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  1. Are Levels of Democracy Influenced by Mass Attitudes? Testing a Central Premise of the Political Culture Approach

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    Welzel, Christian

    2006-01-01

    Poland Chile Bulgaria Croatia Albania S. Africa Switzld. S.Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Rep. , Estonia,

  2. Albania-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  3. Sources of records for Albania in Flora Europaea

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    Sokolowski, Marla

    boundaries some, particularly Albania, Epirus, Macedonia and Thrace transcend post 1945 political boundaries Albanian Alps". Much of this mountain range is in Serbia and Macedonia (particularly the part named !ar that the collection was from Albania when in fact it came from Serbia or Macedonia. Some of these collections are from

  4. MACHINE PERCEPTION CZECH TECHNICAL

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    Kohli, Pushmeet

    , Department of Cybernetics Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University Technick´a 2, 166 27

  5. List of participants Prague Czech Republic

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    Austria Warsaw Poland Istanbul Turkey Czech Republic Romania Romania Riga Latvia Luxembourg Luxembourg Potsdam Germany Austria Hungary Poland Russia Austria Czech Republic Hungary Hatfield United Kingdom Budapest Hungary Thailand Dresden Germany Czech Republic Austria Slovakia Austria Austria Prague Czech

  6. Introduction InBulgaria,theEuropeanpondturtle(Emysorbicularis)

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    Mollov, Ivelin Aldinov

    ". It is also listed in the annexes II and IV of the Habitat Directive (Council Directive 92/43/ EEC, 1992) of the Bern Convention, which came into effect in Bulgaria on May 1st, 1991 (Bern Convention, 1979); listed

  7. Subsalt Depth Seismic Imaging and Structural Interpretation in Dumre Area, Albania

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Subsalt Depth Seismic Imaging and Structural Interpretation in Dumre Area, Albania A. Jardin1, F Interpretation in Dumre Area, Albania -- The challenge of seismic exploration in fold and thrust belt settings compte plus importante des données géologiques. Abstract -- Subsalt Depth Seismic Imaging and Structural

  8. Railroad Surveying as Practiced in Bulgaria

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    Patchejieff, Boris J.

    1913-01-01

    In the following pages, I will try to give a description of the methods used for railway surveying in Bulgaria. These methods are results of long years of experience and practice and are suited to meet the requirements of the country...

  9. The Precarious Role of Education in Identity and Value Formation Processes: The shift from state to market forces

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    Desjardins, R

    2015-01-01

    Slovak Republic Iceland Croatia Austria Bulgaria Netherlandscannot be ignored. Bulgaria Croatia Lithuania Czech Republic

  10. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prehistoric cereal foods from Greece and Bulgaria: investigation

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    Marinova, Elena

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prehistoric cereal foods from Greece and Bulgaria: investigation of starch prehistoric sites in Greece and Bulgaria has been analysed. A comparative modern set of cooked (&) Department of Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece e-mail: sval

  11. WRF-Fire Applied in Bulgaria Nina Dobrinkova1

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    Borissova, Daniela

    WRF-Fire Applied in Bulgaria Nina Dobrinkova1 Georgi Jordanov2 Jan Mandel3 1 Institute and Statistical Sciences University of Colorado Denver jan.mandel@ucdenver.edu Abstract. WRF-Fire consists of the WRF (Weather Research and Forecasting Model) coupled with a fire spread model, based on the level- set

  12. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01

    regressions on family ties Croatia Algeria Finland SwedenCzech Republic Bulgaria Croatia Algeria Saudi Arabia CzechSweden Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Germany Netherlands Denmark

  13. Repertory Migration in the Czech Crown Lands, 1570-1630

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    Edwards, Scott Lee

    2012-01-01

    and bassus are at the National Library of the Czech Republicare held at the National Library of the Czech Republic inkept at the Austrian National Library in Vienna (sign. Ms.

  14. First Experiments Searching Spontaneous Czech Speech Pavel Ircing

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    Oard, Doug

    First Experiments Searching Spontaneous Czech Speech Pavel Ircing Department of Cybernetics University of West Bohemia Plzen, Czech Republic ircing@kky.zcu.cz Douglas W. Oard College of Information

  15. Passive solar systems performance under conditions in Bulgaria

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    Lekov, A.B.; Balcomb, J.D.

    1989-12-01

    This paper presents energy performance of 12 passive solar systems for three climatically different zones of Bulgaria. The results are compared with a base-case residential house that has a design typical for these areas. The different passive solar systems are compared on the basis of the percentage of solar savings and the yield, which is the annual net benefit of adding the passive solar system. The analyses are provided based on monthly meteorological data, and the method used for calculations is the Solar Load Ratio. Recommendations for Bulgarian conditions are given. 5 refs., 4 figs., 1 tab.

  16. A century of oil and gas exploration in Albania: assessment of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORMs)

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    Xhixha, Gerti; Callegari, Ivan; Colonna, Tommaso; Hasani, Fadil; Mantovani, Fabio; Shala, Ferat; Strati, Virginia; Kaçeli, Merita Xhixha

    2015-01-01

    Because potential Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORMs) generated from oil and gas extractions in Albania have been disposed without regulatory criteria in many decades, an extensive survey in one of the most productive regions (Vlora-Elbasan) has been performed. Among 52 gamma-ray spectrometry measurements of soil, oil-sand, sludge, produced water and crude oil samples, we discover that relatively low activity concentrations of 226Ra, 228Ra, 228Th and 40K, which are 23 +/- 2 Bq/kg, 23 +/- 2 Bq/kg, 24 +/- 3 Bq/kg and 549 +/- 12 Bq/kg, respectively, come from oil-sand produced by hydrocarbon extraction from molasses formations. The mineralogical characterization together with the 228Ra/40K and 226Ra/40K ratios of these Neogene deposits confirm the geological and geodynamic model that predicts a dismantling of Mesozoic source rocks. The average activity concentrations (+/- standard deviations) of the radium isotopes (226Ra, 228Ra) and of the 228Th and 40K radionuclides in soil samples are determined...

  17. United States and Czech Republic Establish a Joint Civil Nuclear...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    our two nations. Last month, DOE completed the transfer of 75 kilograms of fluoride salt from the Department's Oak Ridge National Laboratory to the Czech Nuclear Research...

  18. Repertory Migration in the Czech Crown Lands, 1570-1630

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    Edwards, Scott Lee

    2012-01-01

    91), Georg Victorinus’s Thesaurus litaniarum (Munich: Berg,in three partbooks, a Thesaurus Musicus Norimbergensis,Musica, a Czech hymnbook, Thesaurus Cantionum Petri Joänelli

  19. Approach for Czech regulatory body to LBB

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    Tendera, P.

    1997-04-01

    At present there are two NPPs equipped with PWR units in Czech Republic. The Dukovany NPP is about ten years in operation (four units 440 MW - WWER model 213) and Temelin NPP is under construction (two units 1000 MW-WWER model 320). Both NPPs were built to Soviet design and according to Soviet regulations and standards but most of equipment for primary circuits was supplied by home manufactures. The objective for the Czech LBB programme is to prove the LBB status of the primary piping systems of these NPPs and the LBB concept is a part of strategy to meet western style safety standards. The reason for the Czech LBB project is a lack of some standard safety facilities, too. For both Dukovany and Temolin NPPs a full LBB analysis should be carried out. The application of LBB to the piping system should be also a cost effective means to avoid installations of pipe whip restraints and jet shields. The Czech regulatory body issued non-mandatory requirement {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} which is in compliance with national legal documents and which is based on the US NRC Regulatory Procedures and US standards (ASME, CODE, ANSI). The requirement has been published in the document {open_quotes}Safety of Nuclear Facilities{close_quotes} No. 1/1991 as {open_quotes}Requirements on the Content and Format of Safety Reports and their Supplements{close_quotes} and consists of two parts (1) procedure for obtaining proof of evidence {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} (2) leak detection systems for the pressurized reactor primary circuit. At present some changes concerning both parts of the above document will be introduced. The reasons for this modifications will be presented.

  20. Approach of Czech regulatory body to LBB

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    Tendera, P.

    1997-04-01

    At present there are two NPPs equipped with PWR units in Czech Republic. The Dukovany, NPP is about ten years in operation (four units 440 MW - WWBFL model 213) and Tomelin NPP is under construction (two units 1000 MW - WWER model 320). Both NPPs were built to Soviet design and according to Soviet regulations and standards but most of equipment for primary circuits was supplied by home manufacturers. The objective of the Czech LBB program is to prove the LBB status of the primary piping systems of there NPPs and the LBB concept is a part of strategy to meet western style safety standards. The reason for the Czech LBB project is a lack of some standard safety Facilities too. For both Dukovany and Tomelin NPPs a full LBB analysis should be carried out. The application of LBB to the piping system should be also a cost effective means to avoid installations of pipe whip restraints and jet shields. The Czech regulatory body issued non-mandatory requirement, {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} which is in compliance with national legal documents and which is based on the US NRC Regulatory Procedures and US standards (ASMF CODE, ANSI). The requirement has been published in the document {open_quotes}Safety of Nuclear Facilities{close_quotes} No 1/1991 as {open_quotes}Requirements on the Content and Format of Safety Reports and their Supplements{close_quote} and consist of two parts (1) procedure for obtaining proof of evidence {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} (2) leak detection systems for the pressurized reactor primary circuit. At present some changes concerning both parts of the above document will be introduced. The reasons for this modifications will be presented.

  1. Advancing our Nuclear Collaboration with the Czech Republic

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    This week, I joined with the ?ež Nuclear Research Institute, the U.S. Embassy in Prague, Texas A&M and the Czech Nuclear Education Network in Prague, Czech Republic, to announce a series of bilateral nuclear research and development programs that will help to advance safe and secure nuclear energy technologies in both countries.

  2. The Right to Life with Dignity: Economic and Social Rights Respect in the World

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    Kolp, Felicity Ann

    2010-01-01

    Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium BelizeRep. Albania Georgia Belgium Barbados Serbia and MontenegroIsrael Belgium Denmark Barbados Bulgaria France Hungary

  3. Il pensiero meridiano oggi: Intervista e dialoghi con Franco Cassano

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    Cassano, Francesco; Fogu, Claudio

    2010-01-01

    e Brindisi) con Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria. 7 Negli annirecentemente a Skopje, in Macedonia. Sono partito la mattinagiornata per arrivare in Macedonia. Se ci fosse un volo

  4. Essays on the politics of regulation

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    Weymouth, Stephen

    2010-01-01

    Libya Lithuania Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi MalaysiaZambia Albania Slovenia Macedonia Croatia Kyrgyz RepublicCroatia Russia Slovenia Macedonia Yugoslavia Bulgaria

  5. International Conference RANLP 2009 -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 299304 Evaluating term extraction

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    of evaluation putting aside the ergonomic and software aspects. We propose a comparative and applicationInternational Conference RANLP 2009 - Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 299­304 Evaluating term extraction@lipn.univ-paris13.fr Abstract In contrast with other NLP tasks, only few and limited evaluation challenges have been

  6. Tax Morale and Conditional Cooperation

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    Frey, Bruno S.; Torgler, Benno

    2006-01-01

    Estonia, Ukraine, Russia, Croatia, Slovakia, Greece, andBelarus Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic -0.282*** -5.74 -Republic, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Poland exhibit relatively

  7. Stories of the Twentieth Century for the Twenty-First

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    Gourinchas, Pierre-Olivier; Obstfeld, Maurice

    2011-01-01

    Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary,Ukraine, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, and Slovenia allChile China Columbia Croatia Dominican Republic Ecuador

  8. Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic Katalog zavlecench druh flry Cesk republiky

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    ?árka, Jahodová

    Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic Katalog zavlecených druh flóry Ceské republiky Petr@ibot.cas.cz Pysek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic. ­ Preslia, Praha, 74: 97­186. Alien flora of the Czech Republic is presented. In Appendix 1, 1378 alien taxa (33

  9. WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2015: Raising taxes on tobacco

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    World Health Organization

    2015-01-01

    Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kiribati, New zealand,Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia,* Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia,Belgium EuR Bulgaria BGN Croatia HRK Cyprus EuR Czech

  10. Events in Emerging Text Types (eETTs) -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 18 Summarizing Blog Entries versus News Texts

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    Events in Emerging Text Types (eETTs) - Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 1­8 Summarizing Blog Entries and more people are expressing their opinions on the web in the form of weblogs (or blogs), research event or entity in blog entries. How- ever, the variety of blog posts and the infor- mal style

  11. Naturalized plants have smaller genomes than their non-invading relatives: a flow cytometric analysis of the Czech alien flora

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    Kratochvíl, Lukas

    analysis of the Czech alien flora Naturalizované rostliny mají mensí genom nez neinvadující druhy than their non-invading relatives: a flow cytometric analysis of the Czech alien flora. ­ Preslia 82 in 93 alien species naturalized in the Czech Republic, belonging to 32 families, by using flow cytometry

  12. Karolinum Press is first Czech publisher to link up with ebrary

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Karolinum Press is first Czech publisher to link up with ebrary Compiled 16.4.2014 13:37:34 by Document Globe ® 1 Karolinum Press has become the first Czech publisher to link up with ebrary, the global-books via university libraries. A total of sixty- seven e-books published by Karolinum Press are currently

  13. Ris-R-1322 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-

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    Risř-R-1322 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know- how Transfer Project Interim Report 2002 Ole The progress of the Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-how Trans- fer Project is reported. The know-how transfer component of the project has consisted in performing a wind resource training workshop for about 13 indi

  14. Ris-R-1447 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-

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    Risř-R-1447 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know- how Transfer Project Final Report Ole Rathmann of the Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-how Transfer Project is reported. The know-how transfer component of the project has con- sisted in performing a wind resource training workshop for about 13 individuals from

  15. Advanced power assessment for Czech lignite. Task 3.6, Volume 1

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    Sondreal, E.A.; Mann, M.D.; Weber, G.W.; Young, B.C.

    1995-12-01

    The US has invested heavily in research, development, and demonstration of efficient and environmentally acceptable technologies for the use of coal. The US has the opportunity to use its leadership position to market a range of advanced coal-based technologies internationally. For example, coal mining output in the Czech Republic has been decreasing. This decrease in demand can be attributed mainly to the changing structure of the Czech economy and to environmental constraints. The continued production of energy from indigenous brown coals is a major concern for the Czech Republic. The strong desire to continue to use this resource is a challenge. The Energy and Environmental Research Center undertook two major efforts recently. One effort involved an assessment of opportunities for commercialization of US coal technologies in the Czech Republic. This report is the result of that effort. The technology assessment focused on the utilization of Czech brown coals. These coals are high in ash and sulfur, and the information presented in this report focuses on the utilization of these brown coals in an economically and environmentally friendly manner. Sections 3--5 present options for utilizing the as-mined coal, while Sections 6 and 7 present options for upgrading and generating alternative uses for the lignite. Contents include Czech Republic national energy perspectives; powering; emissions control; advanced power generation systems; assessment of lignite-upgrading technologies; and alternative markets for lignite.

  16. Proposals in for Czech firms; cooperation likely with eastern Germany

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    Alperowicz, N.

    1993-02-10

    Two Western groups - Shell and a consortium made up of Agip, Conoco, and Total - have offered to buy the refining operations of Chemopetrol Litvinov and Kaucuk Kralupy, both in the Czech republic. Meanwhile, Amoco, Neste, and PCD are looking at the possibility of acquiring some of the plastics plants at Litvinov. Amoco is interested in the polypropylene operations, Neste in polyethylene, and PCD in both. The two Czech firms are included in the second wave of privatization, which will begin in midyear. So far, there have been no offers for the 80,000-m.t./year polystyrene and 60,000-m.t./year styrene butadiene rubber operations belonging to Kralupy, although Atochem representatives recently visited the plants. Litvinov is carrying out revamping operations at its core unit, a 12-year-old, 450,000-m.t./year ethylene plant. The plant, currently running at 400,000 m.t./year, supplies downstream plants, Neratovice, and sells on the export markets. An existing ethylene pipeline between Litvinov and Bohlen in eastern Germany, which used to supply an average 100,000 m.t./year of ethylene to Bohen in exchange for naphtha, is virtually unused. One proposal involves reactivating this exchange to secure ethylene feedstock for plants in eastern Germany. According to some sources, a preliminary decision has been made to shut down the 100,000-m.t./year ethylene plant at Leuna and possibly to expand the Bohlen cracker by 100,000 m.t./year, to 400,000 m.t./year by the late 1990s.

  17. CONTAMINATION OF CZECH RIVERS AND DREISSENA POLYMORPHA WITH PCBs FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE ORTHO SIDE CHLORINATED

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    CONTAMINATION OF CZECH RIVERS AND DREISSENA POLYMORPHA WITH PCBs FROM THE POINT OF VIEW. This is the reason that some parts of the Czech Republic are still contaminated with PCB. Materials and methods-chlorinated biphenyls (CBs) are highly prevailing, however, for the case of the river Morava main contaminating

  18. Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic diversity and invasion patterns

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    Kratochvíl, Lukas

    Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic diversity and invasion patterns. ­ Preslia 84: 155­255. A complete list of all alien taxa ever recorded in the flora

  19. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | April 22, 2015: ICARUS...

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    are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  20. Press Pass - Press Release - The CMS Tracking Detector's Midnight...

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    are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden,...

  1. Press Pass - Press Release - The CMS Tracking Detector's Midnight...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  2. Press Pass - Press Releases

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  3. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | July 19, 2013: Discovery...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia,...

  4. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | June 3, 2015: U.S. joins...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,...

  5. Press Pass - Press Releases - March 30, 2010 - Physics Begins...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  6. Press Pass - Press Release - U.S. scientists join in "cosmic...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  7. Press Pass - Press Releases

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    states are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Slovak...

  8. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | April 5, 2015: U.S. scientists...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,...

  9. Press Pass - Press Release - LHC First Beam

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  10. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia,...

  11. Press Pass - Press Release - CDF B_s

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  12. Press Pass - Press Release - LHC Restart

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,...

  13. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | LHC experiments eliminate...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia,...

  14. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | May 13, 2015: Two Large...

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    States are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,...

  15. Fermilab | Newsroom | Press Releases | March 19, 2014: International...

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    states are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,...

  16. New reports of Vaucheria species (Vaucheriales, Xanthophyceae, Heterokontophyta) from the Czech Republic

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    (gametophore), or individually on the tube. Traditional classification of the species is mostly based corresponds with the morphology-based classification (aNDerseN & baiLey 2002). In Czech Republic, in total 10 microscopes (Olympus CX­31 and BX­51). Photographs were taken on the Olympus BX­51 with Olympus C­5060 digital

  17. Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market Information Prague & Krtiny, Czech Republic, 25 October 2005

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    Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market Information Prague & Krtiny, Czech Republic, 25 Specialist UNECE/FAO Timber Branch Geneva, Switzerland #12;Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market forest products market information #12;Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market Information Prague

  18. SUMMER SCHOOL ON ENERGY SECURITY Telc, Czech Republic, August 3 10, 2013

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    Dawson, Jeff W.

    SUMMER SCHOOL ON ENERGY SECURITY Telc, Czech Republic, August 3 ­ 10, 2013 The Department partners is happy to announce the second year of a prestigious summer school on energy security. The summer of differences between Atlantic and Continental Approaches to Energy Security. The summer school will be held

  19. Coal home heating and environmental tobacco smoke in relation to lower respiratory illness in Czech children, from birth to 3 years of age

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    2006-01-01

    in the Czech setting, where coal is still com- monly used inwe found exposure to coal home heating and ETS increasewell studied, residential coal combustion in economically

  20. Overview of large scale experiments performed within the LBB project in the Czech Republic

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    Kadecka, P.; Lauerova, D. [Nuclear Research Institute, Rez (Czechoslovakia)

    1997-04-01

    During several recent years NRI Rez has been performing the LBB analyses of safety significant primary circuit pipings of NPPs in Czech and Slovak Republics. The analyses covered the NPPs with reactors WWER 440 Type 230 and 213 and WWER 1000 Type 320. Within the relevant LBB projects undertaken with the aim to prove the fulfilling of the requirements of LBB, a series of large scale experiments were performed. The goal of these experiments was to verify the properties of the components selected, and to prove the quality and/or conservatism of assessments used in the LBB-analyses. In this poster, a brief overview of experiments performed in Czech Republic under guidance of NRI Rez is presented.

  1. Advanced power assessment for Czech lignite task 3.6. Topical report

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    Sondreal, E.A.; Mann, M.D.; Weber, G.W.; Young, B.C.

    1995-12-01

    Major reforms in the Czech energy sector have been initiated to reverse 40 years of central planning, subsidized energy pricing, unchecked pollution from coal-fired plants, concerns over nuclear safety and fuel cycle management, and dependence on the former U.S.S.R. for oil, gas, and nuclear fuel processing. Prices for electricity, heat, and natural gas paid by industry are close to western levels, but subsidized prices for households are as much as 40% lower and below economic cost. State control of major energy enterprises is being reduced by moving toward government-regulated, investor-owned companies to raise needed capital, but with a strategic stake retained by the state. Foreign firms will participate in privatization, but they are not expected to acquire a controlling interest in Czech energy companies. Economic conditions in the Czech Republic are now improving after the disruptions caused by restructuring since 1989 and separation of the former Czech and Slovak Federal Republics in January 1993. The downturn in the economy after 1989 was concentrated in energy-intensive heavy industry, and recovery is paced by consumer trade, services, light industry and construction. Energy use in relation to gross domestic product (GDP) has declined, but it is still significantly higher than in OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries. The GDP increased by 2% in 1994 after dropping 22% between 1989 and 1993. A positive balance of payments has been achieved, with foreign investment offsetting a small trade deficit. The government`s external debt is only 4% of GDP. This report studies the application of lignite resources within the newly formulated energy policies of the republic, in light of a move toward privatization and stronger air pollution regulations. Lignite has represented the major energy source for the country.

  2. ACADEMIC DELEGATION VISITS 2008 -2014

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    Total Visits: 38 Europe: Kosovo, Germany, Estonia, Romania, Turkey, Belarus Asia: Kazakhstan, Russia: Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Sweden, Hungary, France, Albania Asia: Kazakhstan: 54 Europe: Turkey, Czech Republic, Germany, Kosovo, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Netherlands, Croatia

  3. Fottea 8(2): 133146, 2008 133 Epipelic cyanobacteria and algae: a case study from Czech ponds

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    Fottea 8(2): 133­146, 2008 133 Epipelic cyanobacteria and algae: a case study from Czech ponds Petr and algae (particularly desmids). Altogether 45 sediment samples were taken at ponds covering a p and various protozoa, feeding on epipelic algae (Amoeba, Urceolus cyclostomus). Key words: epipelon

  4. Lyapunov exponents for 2-D ray tracing without interfaces Ludek Klimes , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Lyapunov exponents for 2-D ray tracing without interfaces Ludek Klimes , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Summary The Lyapunov exponents asymptotically quantify the ex- ponential divergence of rays. The \\Lyapunov exponent" for a nite 2-D ray and the average \\Lyapunov exponents

  5. Lyapunov exponents for 2D ray tracing without interfaces Ludek Klimes \\Lambda , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Lyapunov exponents for 2­D ray tracing without interfaces LudŸek KlimeŸs \\Lambda , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Summary The Lyapunov exponents asymptotically quantify the ex­ ponential divergence of rays. The ``Lyapunov exponent'' for a finite 2­D ray and the average

  6. Consolidation of Democracy in Postcommunist Europe

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    Bandelj, Nina; Radu, Bogdan

    2006-01-01

    Bulgaria (1990-2002), Croatia (1992- 2002), Czech Republic (in 2001, while Romania and Croatia have yet to do so. Togovernment. In cases of Croatia during Tudjman’s presidency

  7. NUCLEAR INFORMATION AND RESOURCE SERVICE

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    Laughlin, Robert B.

    Green Policy Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria Ekograd Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Arkzin d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia Eko Kvarner, Njivice, Croatia CEE Bankwatch Network, Praha, Czech Republic South Bohemian Mothers

  8. Endogeneity analysis of output synchronization in the current and prospective EMU

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    Arestis, Philip; Phelps, Peter

    2015-10-08

    criterion, namely the business cycle synchronization. If one considers the 2004, 2007 and 2013 EU acceding countries of Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland (2004), Bulgaria, Romania (2007) and Croatia (2013), which are all obliged to adopt the euro after... , Slovakia, Estonia and Lithuania. 2 EEMU includes, in addition to the aforementioned EMU countries, the following candidates: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Romania. Collectively EMU member states are referred to as EMUs...

  9. Experiences in the field of radioactive materials seizures in the Czech Republic

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    Svoboda, Karel; Podlaha, Josef; Sir, David; Mudra, Josef [Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (Czech Republic)

    2007-07-01

    In recent years, the amount of radioactive materials seizures (captured radioactive materials) has been rising. It was above all due to newly installed detection facilities that were able to check metallic scrap during its collection in scrap yards or on the entrance to iron-mills, checking municipal waste upon entrance to municipal disposal sites, even incineration plants, or through checking vehicles going through the borders of the Czech Republic. Most cases bore a relationship to secondary raw materials or they were connected to the application of machines and installations made from contaminated metallic materials. However, in accordance to our experience, the number of cases of seizures of materials and devices containing radioactive sources used in the public domain was lower, but not negligible, in the municipal storage yards or incineration plants. Atomic Act No. 18/1997 Coll. will apply to everybody who provides activities leading to exposure, mandatory assurance as high radiation safety as risk of the endangering of life, personal health and environment is as low as reasonably achievable in according to social and economic aspects. Hence, attention on the examination of all cases of the radioactive material seizure based on detection facilities alarm or reasonably grounds suspicion arising from the other information is important. Therefore, a service carried out by group of workers who ensure assessment of captured radioactive materials and eventual retrieval of radioactive sources from the municipal waste has come into existence in the Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc. This service has covered also transport, storage, processing and disposal of found radioactive sources. This service has arisen especially for municipal disposal sites, but later on even other companies took advantage of this service like incineration plants, the State Office for Nuclear Safety, etc. Our experience in the field of ensuring assessment of captured radioactive materials and eventual retrieval of radioactive sources will be presented in the paper. (authors)

  10. Albania: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  11. Conference on alternatives for pollution control from coal-fired low emission sources, Plzen, Czech Republic. Plzen Proceedings

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    Not Available

    1994-07-01

    The Conference on Alternatives for Pollution Control from Coal-Fired Emission Sources presented cost-effective approaches for pollution control of low emission sources (LES). It also identified policies and strategies for implementation of pollution control measures at the local level. Plzen, Czech Republic, was chosen as the conference site to show participants first hand the LES problems facing Eastern Europe today. Collectively, these Proceedings contain clear reports on: (a) methods for evaluating the cost effectiveness of alternative approaches to control pollution from small coal-fired boilers and furnaces; (b) cost-effective technologies for controlling pollution from coal-fired boilers and furnaces; (c) case studies of assessment of cost effective pollution control measures for selected cities in eastern Europe; and (d) approaches for actually implementing pollution control measures in cities in Eastern Europe. It is intended that the eastern/central European reader will find in these Proceedings useful measures that can be applied to control emissions and clean the air in his city or region. The conference was sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (AID), the United States Department of Energy (DOE), and the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade. Selected papers have been indexed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology Database.

  12. Successful Completion of the Largest Shipment of Russian Research Reactor High-Enriched Uranium Spent Nuclear Fuel from Czech Republic to Russian Federation

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    Michael Tyacke; Dr. Igor Bolshinsky; Jeff Chamberlin

    2008-07-01

    On December 8, 2007, the largest shipment of high-enriched uranium spent nuclear fuel was successfully made from a Russian-designed nuclear research reactor in the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation. This accomplishment is the culmination of years of planning, negotiations, and hard work. The United States, Russian Federation, and the International Atomic Energy Agency have been working together on the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) Program in support of the Global Threat Reduction Initiative. In February 2003, RRRFR Program representatives met with the Nuclear Research Institute in Rež, Czech Republic, and discussed the return of their high-enriched uranium spent nuclear fuel to the Russian Federation for reprocessing. Nearly 5 years later, the shipment was made. This paper discusses the planning, preparations, coordination, and cooperation required to make this important international shipment.

  13. 1993 International conference on nuclear waste management and environmental remediation, Prague, Czech Republic, September 5--11, 1993. Combined foreign trip report

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    Slate, S.C.; Allen, R.E.

    1993-12-01

    The purpose of the trip was to attend the 1993 International Conference on Nuclear Waste Management and Environmental Remediation. The principal objective of this conference was to facilitate a truly international exchange of information on the management of nuclear wastes as well as contaminated facilities and sites emanating from nuclear operations. The conference was sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Czech and Slovak Mechanical Engineering Societies, and the Czech and Slovak Nuclear Societies in cooperation with the Commission of the European Communities, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the OECD Nuclear Agency. The conference was cosponsored by the American Nuclear Society, the Atomic Energy Society of Japan, the Canadian Nuclear Society, the (former USSR) Nuclear Society, and the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. This was the fourth in a series of biennial conferences, which started in Hong Kong, in 1987. This report summarizes shared aspects of the trip; however, each traveler`s observations and recommendations are reported separately.

  14. The changing character of household waste in the Czech Republic between 1999 and 2009 as a function of home heating methods

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    Doležalová, Markéta; Benešová, Libuše; Závodská, Anita

    2013-09-15

    Highlights: • The character of household waste in the three different types of households were assesed. • The quantity, density and composition of household waste were determined. • The physicochemical characteristics were determined. • The changing character of household waste during past 10 years was described. • The potential of energy recovery of household waste in Czech republic was assesed. - Abstract: The authors of this paper report on the changing character of household waste, in the Czech Republic between 1999 and 2009 in households differentiated by their heating methods. The data presented are the result of two projects, financed by the Czech Ministry of Environment, which were undertaken during this time period with the aim of focusing on the waste characterisation and complete analysis of the physicochemical properties of the household waste. In the Czech Republic, the composition of household waste varies significantly between different types of households based on the methods of home heating employed. For the purposes of these studies, the types of homes were divided into three categories – urban, mixed and rural. Some of the biggest differences were found in the quantities of certain subsample categories, especially fine residue (matter smaller than 20 mm), between urban households with central heating and rural households that primarily employ solid fuel such coal or wood. The use of these solid fuels increases the fraction of the finer categories because of the higher presence of ash. Heating values of the residual household waste from the three categories varied very significantly, ranging from 6.8 MJ/kg to 14.2 MJ/kg in 1999 and from 6.8 MJ/kg to 10.5 MJ/kg in 2009 depending on the type of household and season. The same factors affect moisture of residual household waste which varied from 23.2% to 33.3%. The chemical parameters also varied significantly, especially in the quantities of Tl, As, Cr, Zn, Fe and Mn, which were higher in rural households. Because knowledge about the properties of household waste, as well as its physicochemical characteristics, is very important not only for future waste management, but also for the prediction of the behaviour and influence of the waste on the environment as the country continues to streamline its legislation to the European Union’s solid waste mandates, the results of these studies were employed by the Czech Ministry of Environment to optimise the national waste management strategy.

  15. st International Conference BiblioWorld: Technology, Resources, Practices

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    Stanchev, Peter

    Totomanova, National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius", Sofia 11:45-12:05 New communication aspects access to old European written heritage Adolf Knoll, National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague 14 Library: "dream"and/or "reality" for the Albanian libraries? Dr. Etleva Domi, National Library of Albania

  16. Preparation of the Second Shipment of Spent Nuclear Fuel from the Ustav Jaderneho Vyzkumu Rez (UJV Rez), a.s., Czech Republic to the Russian Federation for Reprocessing - 13478

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    Trtilek, Radek; Podlaha, Josef [UJV Rez, a. s., Hlavni 130, 25068 Husinec-Rez (Czech Republic)] [UJV Rez, a. s., Hlavni 130, 25068 Husinec-Rez (Czech Republic)

    2013-07-01

    After more than 50 years of operation of the LVR-15 research reactor operated by the UJV Rez, a. s. (formerly Nuclear Research Institute - NRI), a large amount of the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) of Russian origin has been accumulated. In 2005 UJV Rez, a. s. jointed the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) program under the United States (US) - Russian Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) and started the process of SNF shipment from the LVR-15 research reactor back to the Russian Federation (RF). In 2007 the first shipment of SNF was realized. In 2011, preparation of the second shipment of spent fuel from the Czech Republic started. The experience obtained from the first shipment will be widely used, but some differences must be taken into the account. The second shipment will be realized in 2013 and will conclude the return transport of all, both fresh and spent, high-enriched nuclear fuel from the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation. After the shipment is completed, there will be only low-enriched nuclear fuel on the territory of the Czech Republic, containing maximum of 20% of U-235, which is the conventionally recognized limit between the low- and high-enriched nuclear materials. The experience (technical, organizational, administrative, logistic) obtained from the each SNF shipment as from the Czech Republic as from other countries using the Russian type research reactors are evaluated and projected onto preparation of next shipment of high enriched nuclear fuel back to the Russian Federation. The results shown all shipments provided by the UJV Rez, a. s. in the frame of the GTRI Program have been performed successfully and safely. It is expected the experience and results will be applied to preparation and completing of the Chinese Miniature Neutron Source Reactors (MNSR) Spent Nuclear Fuel Repatriation in the near future. (authors)

  17. European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression: Fundamentally Off Balance

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    Erdos, David O.

    2015-06-16

    The laws of three countries (*Croatia, *Czech Republic and *Spain) provide no media derogation at all from any part of the data protection scheme. All these countries are therefore placed in category a/1 in relation to each data protection provision... the availability of media derogations in relation to all of the above principles. The law of some eighteen jurisdictions (Belgium, *Bulgaria, *Croatia, Cyprus, *Czech Republic, *Estonia, Greece, Hungary, *Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands...

  18. Albania-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies

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  19. Albania-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information

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  20. Advanced power assessment for Czech lignite, Task 3.6, Part 2. The 2nd international conference on energy and environment: Transitions in East Central Europe

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    Sondreal, E.A.; Mann, M.D.; Weber, G.W.; Young, B.C.

    1995-12-01

    On November 1-5, 1994, the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) and Power Research Institute of Prague cosponsored their second conference since 1991 in the Czech Republic, entitled ``Energy and Environment: Transitions in East Central Europe.`` This conference was a continuation of the EERC`s joint commitment, initiated in 1190, to facilitate solutions to short- and long-term energy and environmental problems in East Central Europe. Production of energy from coal in an environmentally acceptable manner is a critical issue facing East Central Europe, because the region continues to rely on coal as its primary energy source. The goal of the conference was to develop partnerships between industry, government, and the research community in East Central Europe and the United States to solve energy and environmental issues in a manner that fosters economic development. Among the topics addressed at the conference were: conventional and advanced energy generation systems; economic operation of energy systems; air pollution controls; power system retrofitting and repowering, financing options; regulatory issues; energy resource options; waste utilization and disposal; and long-range environmental issues. Selected papers in the proceedings have been processed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology database.

  1. INTERNATIONAL DATA Roaming Data Zones

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    Burton, Geoffrey R.

    (including Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla), Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City (Italy) Zones 3 ­ 7 All Islands Guernsey, Jersey, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man Zone 2 EE Business Zone Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus (South), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland (including Aland Islands

  2. Bulgaria: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  3. International bibliography of vegetation maps

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    Ku?chler, A. W. (August William)

    1965-01-01

    372 Albania 24 Iceland 397 Andorra 27 Italy .400 Austria 28 Luxembourg 421 Belgium 60 Netherlands 423 British. Isles 89 Norway ...446 Bulgaria 149 Poland 447 Czechoslovakia 152 Portugal 458 Denmark 173 Rumania .467 Finland 176 San Marino 489..., NORWAY AND FINLAND" in color 1:10,600,000 LEGEND 1. Conifers 3. Mixed conifers and hardwods 2. Hardwoods ZON, RAPHAEL and WILLIAM N. SPARHAWK 1923 Forest resources of the world. New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., vol. 1, facing p. 102. 1925...

  4. World frontiers beckon oil finders

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    Not Available

    1991-09-01

    This paper discusses the international aspects of the petroleum industry. Most who work in the industry agree that the possibilities for huge are found largely in international regions. Something that is helping fuel that possibility is the way countries are increasingly opening their doors to US oil industry involvement. Listed in this paper is a partial list of the reported projects now underway around the world involving US companies. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but rather an indication of how work continues despite a general lull atmosphere for the oil industry. These include Albania, Bulgaria, Congo, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Ireland, Malta, Madagascar, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Panama, Paraquay, and Senegal.

  5. IEA participating countries Czech Republic

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    Schrijver, Karel

    , the electricity consumption in Thailand, the price of diesel oil in Spain and thousands of other useful energy France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Japan Korea Luxembourg Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland-encompassing annual studies of oil, natural gas, coal, electricity and renewables are indispensable tools for energy

  6. A preliminary study of gross alpha/beta activity concentrations in drinking waters from Albania

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    Roma "La Sapienza", Universitŕ di

    Drinking water Á ``fracking'' waste water Introduction Rocks and soils are the primary sources. As the world's demand for energy increases markedly and exploration for and production of new sources become increasingly important, the ways in which these activities impact the environment, health, and quality of life

  7. Cost Curves for Gas Supply Security: The Case of Bulgaria

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    Silve, Florent; Noël, Pierre

    % of contracted gas consumption could not be served by the system. As Russian imports were completely shut down on 6th January, consumption had to abruptly adjust through rationing, dropping from about 13 mcm/d to about 6 mcm/d (Kardejak, 2009, slide 51... or other energy sources. Similarly, policies in place to mitigate the risks, including emergency plans, are ignored. This is why, like Findlater and Noël (2010) did for the Baltic States, we opt for a qualitative assessment of the security of supply...

  8. Sedimentological evolution of the Emine and Kamchia basins, eastern Bulgaria 

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    Suttill, Hannah L.

    2009-11-26

    Mountain belts are inherently asymmetric, defined by the sense of plate subduction. The resultant orogen can be divided into peripheral and retro-arc wedges with the retro-wedge overlying the overthrust plate. Modelling ...

  9. Bulgaria-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

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  10. Office Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria | National Nuclear

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  11. Czech Sun sro | Open Energy Information

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  12. El Insta Czech sro | Open Energy Information

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  13. Czech Republic: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  14. Understanding Democratic Congruence: A Demand-Supply Perspective

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    Welzel, Christian; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter

    2007-01-01

    Brazil Norway Moldova NZ Macedonia Switzerlad. AlbaniaPhilippines Colombia Macedonia Turkey Albania GuatemalaIran Argentina Bosnia Macedonia Belarus Algeria Armenia

  15. Essays on the Economics of Environmental Issues: The Environmental Kuznets Curve to Optimal Energy Portfolios

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    Meininger, Aaron G.

    2012-01-01

    Herz. Bulgaria Croatia Macedonia, FYR Rep. Moldova NorwayHerz Bulgaria Croatia 15500 FYR Macedonia 8500 Rep. Moldova

  16. Countries with "low incidence" of tuberculosis. Students who have resided in any country other than those listed below in the past 5 years must check yes in

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    Cantlon, Jessica F.

    to have a tuberculin skin test. Albania Andorra Antigua and Barbuda Australia Austria Bahamas Barbados

  17. United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral...

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    for cooperative R&D efforts. The collaboration focuses on five principal areas: Molten Salt Reactor Coolant Salt Reactivity Experiments: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will...

  18. Repertory Migration in the Czech Crown Lands, 1570-1630

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    Edwards, Scott Lee

    2012-01-01

    catholici Regis ad sacrae Caes: Maiest: legatum (Prague:Pragense Exhibitum S. Caes. M. : CDD CXVII Febr. Mense.trezor): “Georgius Wiesing. Sac: Caes: Maiest: Praefectus,

  19. DAISIE PROJECT Academy of Sciences, Pruhonice, Czech Republic

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    Richner, Heinz

    with the Delivering Alien Invasive Spe- cies Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) project, a major portal for information The main project outputs available to the public on the DAISIE portal (www.europe-aliens.org) are (1, the European part of Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the states of the former Yugoslavia), and for Israel. Marine

  20. Czech Republic-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner...

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    Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, -Roadmap, -TNA, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policiesdeployment programs, Resource assessment,...

  1. 200 Years of Pb Deposition throughout the Czech Republic

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    Wieder, R. Kelman

    in the 1860s, considerable air pollution began in 1945 with use of lignite coal for energy production occurred between 1965 and 1992, corresponding to a period of peak production and burning of lignite coal to German unification, the former East Germany and Czechoslovakiaburnednearlyone

  2. Repertory Migration in the Czech Crown Lands, 1570-1630

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    Edwards, Scott Lee

    2012-01-01

    on the Holy Roman emperor, ensured the Habsburg right torights to the title of Duke of Mantua had been bestowed on its rulers by the Holy Roman

  3. Czech Technical University in Prague Faculty of Electrical Engineering

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    Plotkin, Joshua B.

    objects, such as virtual humans or animals. This thesis aims to study skeletal animation from both iii #12;Abstract and Contributions Skeletal animation is a popular technique in real-time virtual Science and Engineering Real-time Skeletal Animation by Ladislav Kavan A doctoral thesis submitted

  4. Repertory Migration in the Czech Crown Lands, 1570-1630

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    Edwards, Scott Lee

    2012-01-01

    Verlag, 1993), 46-48. The dedication is reprinted in Georgess chapel. 39 In his dedication to the Spanish ambassador towho penned many of the dedications and encomia that Ibid. ,

  5. Plaan Czech s r o | Open Energy Information

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  6. Premier Power Plaan Czech JV | Open Energy Information

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  7. EUDEEP (Smart Grid Project) (Czech Republic) | Open Energy Information

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  8. EWIS European wind integration study (Smart Grid Project) (Czech Republic)

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  9. NNSA helps train first responders in Czech Republic | National Nuclear

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  10. United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral

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  11. Energy Department Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to Czech

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  12. United States and Czech Republic Establish a Joint Civil Nuclear

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  14. International Conference RANLP 2009 -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 123127 Learning to Identify Educational Materials

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    several features characteristic to educational resources, which can be used to identify the educativeness-digital, that may be used for learning, education or training" [2], or "any digital resource that can be reused of the Web as an educational resource through the automatic identification of learning assets on the Web

  15. International Conference RANLP 2009 -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 318323 Towards efficient production of linguistic resources

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    ~na, Espa~na mmolinero@udc.es Projet ALPAGE, INRIA Rocquencourt + Paris 7, France {benoit.sagot, Eric.De La Clergerie}@inria.fr · Grupo Cole, Univ. de Vigo, Espa~na {etrigo,jmv}@uvigo.es, alonso@udc.es Abstract

  16. Workshop On Definition Extraction 2009 -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 3339, Language Independent System for Definition Extraction

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    on different corpus get worst. In the case of classification approach one of the main issue to be dealt with is the sparseness of definitions in a corpus. It is a matter of fact that the number of definition bearing sentences] used a balanced corpus where the definition-bearing sentences represent 59% of the whole corpus, while

  17. www.sciencemag.org SCIENCE VOL 298 1 NOVEMBER 2002 953 Energy in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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    Monteiro, Antónia

    quote, "in biology, nothing makes sense except in light of evo- lution," on its ear. Evolution, it turns biology--evo-devo--are turning their at- tention away from dramatic evolutionary events and toward into how the same mechanisms might underlie both types of evolution. Evo-devo work hasn't always had

  18. Student Research Workshop, RANLP 2009 -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 1822 LOGICON: A System for Extracting

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    for Extracting Semantic Structure using Partial Parsing Kais Dukes School of Computing, University of Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom sckd@leeds.ac.uk Abstract Partial parsing is an established NLP technique used parsing, annotated corpora, constituent structure, thematic relations, semantic role labeling, syntax

  19. What Can Open Access Do for Me? Personal Perspectives of KU Faculty

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Greenberg, Marc L.; Torrance, Andrew W.; Goddard, Stephen

    2010-10-21

    , Belgium, Belarus, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Argentina, Algeria, Albania … town@ku.edu ..., Belgium, Belarus, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Argentina, Algeria, Albania … town@ku.edu ...

  20. Tolerance for Income Inequality and Redistributive Preferences: Cross-nation and Multilevel Perspectives

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    Tay, Thiam Chye

    2013-01-01

    Rep. Latvia Bulgaria Croatia Turkey Poland South AfricaTurkey Estonia China Austria Croatia Philippines UK DenmarkIsrael South Africa Turkey Croatia Bulgaria Latvia France

  1. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 2531, Hissar, Bulgaria, 7-13 September 2013.

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    approaches to NER. Linguistic rule based, statistical based, and hybrid. Rule-based methods are usually based, 2012). Statistical and machine learning approaches generally require a large amount of manually. Hassina Aliane Research Center on Scientific and Technical Information, Algeria haliane@hotmail.com Amina

  2. Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on NLP&LOD and SWAIE, pages 811, Hissar, Bulgaria, 12 September 2013.

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    in the 2010 Bil- lion Triple Challenge (BTC) data set, as well as DBpedia (Auer et al., 2007) and Free

  3. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 727732, Hissar, Bulgaria, 12-14 September 2011.

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    given by this automatic titling approach are rele- vant. 1 Introduction Web pages contain a multitude. The main idea is to extract, from a given text, the most rele- vant noun phrase and use it as title

  4. International Conference RANLP 2009 -Borovets, Bulgaria, pages 264269 A morphological and syntactic wide-coverage lexicon for Spanish

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    In this paper, we introduce the L´exico de Formas Flexionadas del Espa~nol (Leffe), a wide flexionadas del espa~nol - Lexicon of Spanish inflected forms 2 Lexique des formes fl´echies du franc

  5. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 261267, Hissar, Bulgaria, 12-14 September 2011.

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    .7 50.0 0.8 1.6 Table 1: Baseline scores for the English data set in the SEMEVAL task 1. IM MUC B3 CEAFE English data sets used in the SEMEVAL 2010 shared task 1 and the CONLL 2011 shared task using the scorers of both shared tasks. We show that single- tons, both in the gold standard and in the sys- tem output

  6. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 3340, Hissar, Bulgaria, 12-14 September 2011.

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    language processing tasks often rely on part-of-speech (POS) tagging as a prepro- cessing step. However task and compare systems relying either on POS induction, on POS tagging, or on lexical features only as a baseline. Our experiments on the English CoNLL'2000 dataset show a significant benefit from POS induction

  7. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 9197, Hissar, Bulgaria, 7-13 September 2013.

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    -13 September 2013. A Unified Lexical Processing Framework Based on the Margin Infused Relaxed Algorithm. A Case we describe how the above mentioned tasks can be achieved using a Perceptron with the Margin Infused presents a unified lexical processing framework based on the Margin Infused Relaxed Algorithm (MIRA

  8. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 525531, Hissar, Bulgaria, 7-13 September 2013.

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    to the specific lexicon and style of each inventor (Alberts et al., 2011). Patent applica- tions are published the alternative expressions each inventor may use to describe the same concept (Hunt et al., 2007). It is known and inventor- specific term definitions. Wikipedia is constantly updated; besides the multiple critiques

  9. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 316322, Hissar, Bulgaria, 12-14 September 2011.

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    how the national topics were a focus of interest for writ- ing and conflict. Could of altruism (Nov, 2007). However, some informal surveys in Catalan WP association `Amical Viquipčdia' showed language edi- tion. Autoreferentiality concept we propose stands out to describe the interest of a culture

  10. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pages 633639, Hissar, Bulgaria, 7-13 September 2013.

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    obtained from anal- ysis of 752 posts dedicated to infertility treatments. Our best results improve multi online for information about health topics such as a specific disease or treatment (Fox 2011 of available treatments, evaluations of alternative treatments; b) in seeking emotional support - anonymous

  11. Smyrna's Ashes: Humanitarianism, Genocide, and the Birth of the Middle East

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    Tusan, Michelle

    2012-01-01

    taking journey to buy raw materials from Albania and partsBurges did what she could. “Raw materials are so scarce and

  12. Jamaica-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  13. Georgia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  14. South Africa-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  15. Serbia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  16. Malawi-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  17. Guatemala-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  18. Costa Rica-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  19. Indonesia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  20. Thailand-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  1. Vietnam-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  2. Zambia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  3. Colombia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  4. Malaysia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  5. Moldova-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  6. Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  7. Philippines-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  8. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2011: Warning about the dangers of tobacco

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    WHO

    2011-01-01

    Albania, Australia, Barbados*, Bhutan, Burkina Faso*,countries (Bahamas, Barbados, Iran, Panama, and Trinidad andArgentina Bahamas Barbados Belize Bolivia (Plurinational

  9. Explaining ratification of human rights treaties : signaling for aid during regional crises

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    Smith, Heather Michelle

    2007-01-01

    Europe, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro,Romania, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegroborders, Albania and Macedonia, both bordering the conflict

  10. How do you convince children that the "army', "terrorists" and the "police" can live together peacefully? : a peace communication assessment model

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    Warshel, Yael

    2009-01-01

    interethnic understanding in Macedonia. Conflict Resolutionand Kosovo), Montenegro. Macedonia, Croatia and Albania toacross these barriers in Macedonia” (Shochat, 2003, p. 81).

  11. Manni Riccardo Department of Earth Sciences

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    in several European countries (Albania, France, Germany and Hungary) and Asia Minor (Turkey). He established sequence of Gammarocrinites bakonicus Manni, Nicosia & Szabň 1992. In: Echinoderms. Munich, Germany

  12. Legal and Economic Factors Determining Success and Failure in the Fight against Organized Crime: An Empirical Assessment of the Palermo Convention

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    Buscaglia, Edgardo

    2008-01-01

    Venezuela, R Romania Croatia Brazil Philippines MoldovaHonduras El Salvador Croatia Brazil Philippines MozambiqueTimor Argentina Albania Croatia Brazil Philippines Yemen,

  13. Transnational Strategies and their Determinants: Czech Social Movement Organizations Acting Abroad

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    Císa?, Ond?ej; Vráblíková, Kate?ina

    2011-01-01

    Manuela Caiani. 2009. Social Movements and Europeanization.Mobilization and Social Movements: A Partial Theory. ”2004. “Resources and Social Movement Mobilization,” in David

  14. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Institute of Chemical Process

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    properties of polymer and ceramic membranes, preparation of ceramic membranes · Relation between the morphology and application properties of polymer catalysts and adsorbents · Dynamic behaviour of two; extraction and refining of phenols from coal tars; liquid-liquid extraction of heavy metals · Supercritical

  15. Mallomonas kalinae (Synurophyceae), a new species of alga from northern Bohemia, Czech Republic

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    recorded as M. cf. rasilis from Malaysia, Australia and Papua New Guinea (Dürrschmidt & Croome 1985, Vyverman & Cronberg 1993), and as M. rasilis from Australia and Central Europe (Croome & Tyler 1988 with distilled water and the cells on the fil- ter were dehydrated through a graded ethanol series. The filter

  16. "What the Heart Unites, the Sea Shall Not Divide": Claiming Overseas Czechs for the Nation

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    Dean, Michael W.

    2014-01-01

    her husband with burning reproach. Now Isidor is tempted aJew’ figure. The emigrants reproach the young man for havingother states; everybody reproaches him bitterly for having

  17. Agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Czech...

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    Energy R&D Agreement More Documents & Publications International Agreements Comments US-Brazil Memoradum of Understanding Senior Delegation Officials From All GNEP Participants...

  18. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Institute of Chemical Process

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    capillary condensation in small pores of inorganic membranes and its influence on membrane separation and Separation Processes (page 5) E. Hála Laboratory of Thermodynamics (page 11) Department of Catalysis and Environmental Processes (page 30) Department of Reaction Engineering in Gas Phase (page 37) Department

  19. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Institute of Chemical Process

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    Fields of research · Gas capillary condensation in small pores of inorganic membranes and its influence on membrane separation properties · Relation between the morphology and application properties of polymer Secretary Jan Linek Scientific Board Chairman Karel Aim DEPARTMENTS Department of Diffusion and Separation

  20. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Institute of Chemical Process

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    condensation in small pores of inorganic membranes and its influence on membrane separation properties Applied Secretary Jan Linek Scientific Board Chairman Karel Aim DEPARTMENTS Department of Diffusion and Separation and Environmental Processes (page 36) Department of Reaction Engineering in Gas Phase (page 43) Department

  1. See, Now They Vanish: Third-Person Perfect Auxiliaries in Old and Middle Czech

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    Dickey, Stephen M.

    2013-01-01

    ).#21;#22;#+#21;H#21;"#24;H#4;)#22;#29;'.H3112=H415H#21;"#24;H(#28;#25;H #29;(#25;()H#23;#29;(#25;#24;H(#28;#25;;H 80 STEPHEN M. DICKEY #29;#14;#29;#18;15 #14;#31;5 #31;#21;#18;5 #15;#18;#20;#22;#26;#26;#22;#26;#20;5 #27;#19;5 #31...;#15;#24;#16;#28;#28;8#25;#17;8 #29;#19;#16;8 #29;#19;#20;#27;#15;8 #26;#16;#27;#28;#25;#24;8#17;#25;#27;#23;#30;#22;#12;#29;#16;#15;8 "8#6;#12;#21;#25; #28;#25;#24;80$,&%6$,*$1.8 #19;#25;8#31;#20;#16; #28;8#29;#19;#16;8#29;#19;#20;#27;#15;8#26;#16;#27;#28;#25;#24;8#12;#28;84...

  2. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Institute of Chemical Process

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    ; determination of organic pollutants in water · Supercritical fluid extraction of essential oils; enzymatic engineering. Besides these activities, the Institute acts as a graduate school for PhD studies in the field of chemical engineering, physical chemistry, industrial chemistry, and biotechnology. MANAGEMENT Director Jií

  3. BOHEMIAN VOICE: CONTENTION, BROTHERHOOD AND JOURNALISM AMONG CZECH PEOPLE IN AMERICA, 1860-1910 

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    Chroust, David Z.

    2010-07-14

    and its young immigrant editors and Michigan- educated attorneys, Thomas ?apek (1861-1950) and Josef Ji?? Kr?l (1870-1951), parried American nativists and Habsburg authority on behalf of the Bohemian immigrant ethnic group, other Slavs in America...-1920), editor of the Cleveland weekly Dennice novov?ku, was another student radical and political refugee. As a Gymnasium student in Prague he participated in a June 1868 demonstration on the occasion of Emperor Franz Josef I?s visit to the city and fled...

  4. Original Paper Vet. Med. Czech, 49, 2004 (3): 7074 Synanthropic rodents, particularly those living

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    infections in brown rats in Croatia since similar investigations were not carried out in our country. Also infec- tions with sex and age of rats. Parasitological survey of rats in rural regions of Croatia D. S1, University of Zagreb, Croatia 2 Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb, Croatia ABSTRACT: A parasitological

  5. Czech Republic-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTIONRobertsdale, Alabama (UtilityInstruments Inc Jump to: navigation,(RECP) in Developing and Transition

  6. Agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Czech Ministry of

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergyTher i n c i p a l De p u t y A sCOLONYDepartment of Energy with theIndustry and

  7. The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention: Changing the Currents of Trade

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    D'Souza, Anna

    2009-01-01

    Against Corruption – that covered countries like Mexico,Turkey Bulgaria Mexico Higher levels of corruption GroupMexico, Bulgaria, Argentina) exhibit a large, significant post-Convention decline in bilateral exports to high corruption

  8. IPIRG-2 task 1 - pipe system experiments with circumferential cracks in straight-pipe locations. Final report, September 1991--November 1995

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    Scott, P.; Olson, R.; Marschall, C.; Rudland, D. [and others

    1997-02-01

    This report presents the results from Task 1 of the Second International Piping Integrity Research Group (IPIRG-2) program. The IPIRG-2 program is an international group program managed by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC) and funded by a consortium of organizations from 15 nations including: Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Republic of China, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The objective of the program was to build on the results of the IPIRG-1 and other related programs by extending the state-of-the-art in pipe fracture technology through the development of data needed to verify engineering methods for assessing the integrity of nuclear power plant piping systems that contain defects. The IPIRG-2 program included five main tasks: Task 1 - Pipe System Experiments with Flaws in Straight Pipe and Welds Task 2 - Fracture of Flawed Fittings Task 3 - Cyclic and Dynamic Load Effects on Fracture Toughness Task 4 - Resolution of Issues From IPIRG-1 and Related Programs Task 5 - Information Exchange Seminars and Workshops, and Program Management. The scope of this report is to present the results from the experiments and analyses associated with Task 1 (Pipe System Experiments with Flaws in Straight Pipe and Welds). The rationale and objectives of this task are discussed after a brief review of experimental data which existed after the IPIRG-1 program.

  9. China Energy Databook - Rev. 4

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    Sinton Editor, J.E.

    2010-01-01

    Coal Products (t) Exports Imports Angola Argentina Australia II Austria Bahrain Bangladesh Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Burma (Myanmar) Belarus Canada

  10. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013

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    WHO World Health Organization

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    Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada,Argentina*, Australia, Barbados, Bhutan, Brazil*, BruneiArgentina Bahamas Barbados Belize Bolivia (Plurinational

  11. TNCs and the Removal of Textiles and Clothing Quotas

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    2005, UNCTAD; Appelbaum, Richard P.

    2005-01-01

    direct investment (FDI) projects in textiles and clothing manufacturing show that China, Bulgaria, the United States, Hungary, Brazil and

  12. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 4348, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    of Analysis (Sofa) mechanism, that allows different facets of the input data to be rep- resented. We Ananiadou The National Centre for Text Mining, School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester 131, and over 40 LRs that process 15 European lan- guages have been added to the U-Compare component library

  13. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 884889, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    subjected to man- ual phonetic clustering analysis that is labor-intensive and subject to inter the subject of inten- sive research. In general, repetitive head trauma is a known risk factor for chronic of risk for developing these conditions. Furthermore, the development of new behavioral methods aimed

  14. Proceedings of the ACL Student Research Workshop, pages 96102, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    - ues: verification (Czy Lee Oswald zabil Johna Kennedy'ego?, Eng. Did Lee Oswald kill John Kennedy?), option choosing (Który z nich zabil Johna Kennedy'ego: Lance Oswald czy Lee Os- wald?, Eng. Which one killed John Kennedy: Lance Oswald or Lee Oswald?), named entity (Kto zabil Johna Kennedy'ego?, Eng. Who

  15. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 169174, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    in this regard, focusing on a single species, the red kite. We de- scribe a system that interprets a sequence, to increase public engagement with nature conservation issues. For instance, in the UK, the Open Air

  16. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task, pages 6267, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 8-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    Iran and North Ko- rea, the development of nuclear power is mainly determined by the political forces are implemented to meet the safety expectation of the op- eration of nuclear power plant. All these measures. For nations like Iran and North Korea, the development of nu- clear power is mainly determined by po- litical

  17. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 860865, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    Bombay, Mumbai, India. ankitr@cse.iitb.ac.in Pushpak Bhattacharyya Dept. of Computer Science & Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. pb@cse.iitb.ac.in Akshat Malu Dept. of Computer Science & Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. akshatmalu@cse.iitb.ac.in J

  18. Proceedings of the ACL Student Research Workshop, pages 142149, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    as equally grammatical and beginner reader appro- priate as a supervised SMT-based baseline system by native), Danish (Klerke and Sřgaard, 2012), French (Seretan, 2012) and Swedish (Ry- bing and Smith, 2009; Decker, 2003). Our experi- ments use Danish text which is similar to English in that it has a deep orthography

  19. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 852861, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    , but related to, the words in the rele- vant historical questions. For example, if a queried question contains the word "company" but a rele- vant historical question instead contains the word "firm

  20. Proceedings of the Workshop on Continuous Vector Space Models and their Compositionality, pages 3039, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    -Gram-based Input Encoding for Continuous Space Language Models Henning Sperr , Jan Niehues and Alexander Waibel.lastname@kit.edu henning.sperr@student.kit.edu Abstract We present a letter-based encoding for words in continuous space approach is n-gram-based language models (Chen and Goodman, 1999). In recent years Continuous Space

  1. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 262267, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    evaluation campaign Pavel Braslavski Kontur Labs / Ural Federal University,Russia pbras@yandex.ru Alexander Beloborodov Ural Federal University Russia xander-beloborodov @yandex.ru Maxim Khalilov TAUS Labs

  2. Proceedings of the BioNLP Shared Task 2013 Workshop, pages 178187, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    about drugs in the DailyMed database (Polen et al., 2008). Biomed- ical literature mining is a powerful

  3. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Teaching Natural Language Processing, pages 5155, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    . However, the baggage associated with learn- ing the theory behind convolution kernels, which extends at their meaning level before we could translate them into the language of movement. By or- chestrating Introduction Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) are making a significant impact in our

  4. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 10941104, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    probabilistic model for extracting events between major polit- ical actors from news corpora. Our un- supervised-level interactions be- tween major political actors of the form "someone does something to someone else" as reported in the open press (Schrodt, 2012), to study the pat- terns of interactions between political actors and how

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    and minimum Bayes-risk objective. 1 Introduction This paper describes the University of Cam- bridge system errors in decoding. It also allows better integration with other steps in our translation pipeline such as 5-gram lan- guage model (LM) rescoring and lattice minimum Bayes-risk (LMBR) decoding (Blackwood

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    bootstrapping sentiment-bearing terms from multilingual Twitter streams. Starting with a domain and new sentiment-bearing terms crop up. For example, the word "occupy" would not have been indicative in a streaming mode. To bootstrap subjectivity clues from Twitter streams we rely on three main assumptions: i

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    in porous media (soil, porous rocks, etc.) x Elasticity problems in composite materials (adobe, concrete v are proportional to the pressure gradient p: v = - 1 µ K p, (1) where K is a permeability tensor's Darcy permeability. x A , are fluid-solid coupling coefficients. s The macroscopic velocity v(0

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    containing only interesting semantic relations. As a consequence, improving such thesaurus is an impor- tant of a thesaurus entry that are not semantically linked to this entry. This identification re- lies on the automatic building of a thesaurus from a corpus. As illustrated by Table 1, such thesaurus gives for each

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    Head of Mali defense seeks more arms Défense de la tęte du Mali cherche bras plus. There, apart from in the following way: Chief of Mali defense wants more weapons. Then BING produces a much better translation: Chef d'état-major de la défense du Mali veut plus d'armes. The fact that the formulation of the source

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    or an emissions trading scheme to combat global warming. Immigration: Immigration into Australia should

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    (mathematics), FKS5 (physics), and STROM6 (mathematics). The last mentioned one claims to have the longest last year, and we have since observed some notable differences 1 http://www.ioling.org 2 http://fks.sk/english/english.php 6 http://seminar.strom.sk/ 7 http://mks.mff.cuni.cz 8 http://fykos.org/ 9 http

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    text are necessary because standard Natural Language Processing tools can- not be readily applied for the BioNLP 2013 GE task. argument), in contrast to standard pipeline models which first extract detect "recruit" as an event trigger and then extract two formulas: ( "recruit", Theme:"Tax", Theme2:"CBP

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    experiment with (a) a stan- dard phrase-based SMT decoder, and (b) a special- ized beam-search adaptation, and RANLP, and journals such as JAIR, TSLP, NLE and LRE. He received the Young Researcher Award at RANLP

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    Gent, Universiteit

    2013 Association for Computational Linguistics EVEX in ST'13: Application of a large-scale text mining, Belgium 4. Dept. of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Belgium kahaka@utu.fi, solan novel text mining algorithms have been de- veloped in the context of the BioNLP Shared Tasks on Event

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    of natural language gram- mars, and for the use of MGs in applied natural language processing. In Section 2 elements of × Syn with the two com- ponents separated by a colon (e.g. arrive : +d v). Each application

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    November 2006). Belgium Croatia Czech Republic The EuropeanVlasta Hrabak-Zerjavic, Croatia; Charitini Komodiki, Cyprus;Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Cyprus,

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    women’s empowerment while Croatia, Greece, the Philippines,African Republic, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech. Republic,Chile Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia Cyprus, Czech. Republic,

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    and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (1991), Cyprus (1989), theand Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (1991), the Czech Republic (and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (1991), the Czech Republic (

  1. Electronic structure of mixed valence transition metal oxides Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,

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    Tebbens, Jurjen Duintjer

    the discovery of the high temperature superconductors it was recognized that the situation is more complex

  2. Gaussian packet pre{stack depth migration Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Ke Karlovu 3, 121 16 Praha 2, Czech

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    Gaussian packet pre{stack depth migration Karel #20; Z#19;a#20;cek Department of Geophysics method | the Gaussian packet pre{stack depth migration. The advantages over the methods based on Gaussian pre{stack depth migration is especially suitable for a target{oriented imaging. Key words Gaussian

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    ://nenya.ms.mff.cuni.cz, phone: +420 2 2191 4267, fax: +420 2 2191 4323 Abstract Protocol State Machines (PSM) in UML 2.0 [13 be modeled with a PSM. Furthermore, the definition of protocol conformance is rather fuzzy and reasoning], introduces a specialization of State Machine, the Protocol State Machine (PSM), which can be used to model

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    Elisabeth Kron1 , Manny Rayner1,2 , Marianne Santaholma1 , Pierrette Bouillon1 1 University of Geneva, TIM (Rayner et al., 2005b)2. Regulus is described at length in (Rayner et al., 2006), the first half of which competitive with ones created using statistical training methods (Rayner et al., 2005a). The Regulus platform

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    Rayner1,3 , Beth Ann Hockey4 1 University of Geneva, TIM/ISSCO, 40 bvd du Pont-d'Arve, CH-1211 Geneva 4 under construction at Geneva University since 2003. The system is built on top of Regulus (Rayner et al. Regu- lus has also been used to build several other systems, including NASA's Clarissa (Rayner et al

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    Behavior Protocols: Fighting the "Spearhead" Problem* J. Kofro Charles University Prague, Faculty: Fighting the "Spearhead" Problem approximate information about states, and (iii) use a symbolic state space

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    Pokladnikova, Jitka; Lie, Desiree

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    students to that of their third-year class peers. tient (each question. First- and third-year student responses wereseventy-eight first- and third-year phar- macy students at

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    , Department for Optics and Plasma Research, Frederiksborgvej 399, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark Inactivation methods

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    1 Spatial heterogeneity and ecology of algal communities in an ephemeral sandstone stream Switzerland National Park was established to protect the sandstone landscape formed by the erosion of the sandstone bedrock. These ephemeral streams are unique biotopes on the boundary of aquatic and aerial

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    Williams G. I. H. 2006. Liberia: The Heart of Darkness.In Albania, Egypt, Liberia, South Korea, and Syria,the year of civil war start Liberia occupied the first place

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    of Information Theory and Automation of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic. #12;Invariant measure´od´z, Poland cThe Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Pod Vod´arenskou vez´i 4, CZ-182 08, Praha 8, Czech Republic Abstract Building upon a recent work by two

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    to slow sharply, 2008, para.1). Energy power problems in Albania have continued for a long period of time. Depending mainly on hydro power and using energy from power plants built during the communist era, Albania has suffered from blackouts due... plants along various rivers of the country during 2005-2009. The future will be even better based on the new strategic plan that the government will build more hydro power plants throughout the country and possibly a nuclear power plant (Summary...

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    Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bolivia, Botswana, Bulgaria,75 th Argentina, Bahamas Barbados, Belize Bolivia, BrazilUnited States Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Botswana,

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    Roma of Bulgaria and Macedonia. ” In Retuning Culture:Hercegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia,with urban centres in Macedonia. Sevdah is a form of solo

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    -scale text mining applications beyond the traditional numeric performance measures Sofie Van Landeghem1,2 , Suwisa Kaewphan3,4 , Filip Ginter3 , Yves Van de Peer1,2 1. Dept. of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Belgium 2. Dept. of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Belgium 3. Dept

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    Integration of the Thesaurus for the Social Sciences (TheSoz) in an Information Extraction System Thierry present current work dealing with the in- tegration of a multilingual thesaurus for so- cial sciences of the thesaurus and semi-automatic generation of domain specific IE grammars, with their subsequent implementation

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    Ido, Dagan

    Semi-automatic Construction of Cross-period Thesaurus Chaya Liebeskind, Ido Dagan, Jonathan Schler@cs.biu.ac.il, schler@gmail.com Abstract Cross-period (diachronic) thesaurus con- struction aims to enable potential a semi-automatic iterative Query Expansion (QE) scheme for supporting cross-period thesaurus con

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    (IR) task, whereby textual descriptions of professions (documents) are ranked for their relevance, there is a mismatch bet- ween what people know about existing professions and the variety of professions, which exist in real- ity. Some studies report that school leavers typi- cally choose the professions known to them

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    parsers that condition events be- low a constituent upon the head and additional lexi- cal content (head- outward) and vertical (parental) histories. In Semitic languages, where arguments may move around by (Johnson, 1998), is the annotation of parental history, and the second encodes a head-outward generation

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    methodology. Data migration is the primary focus of Butterfly methodology, however, it is placed, October 12 - 14, 1997. pp 129-138, Ed. Czechoslovak Computer Experts. Legacy System Migration : A Legacy Data Migration Engine Bing Wu*, Deirdre Lawless*, Jesus Bisbal*, Jane Grimson* Vincent Wade*, Donie O

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    -old hearing student (Holt, 1991), and so software to translate English text into ASL animations can improve and evaluation of a prototype American Sign Language (ASL) generation component that produces animations of ASL it be a vehicle, human, animal, etc.) and what aspect of the entity the signer is de- scribing (surface, position

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    a routine way of thinking and using new approaches. The scope of innovation varies from product and process to organization or even a society. The nature of innovation is user dependent, e.g., a product innovation science is apparent. Innovation of products and processes is of particular interest to manufacturing

  13. Proceedings CIEAEM 58 SRNI, Czech Republic, July 9-15, 2006 "Quaderni di Ricerca in Didattica (Matematica)", Supplemento n. 3, 2009.

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    - tions and reflections which are learnt in an unconscious way through the neuro - tendinous receptors, measure, de- scribe, schematize and rationalize particular aspects of reality. Recently, besides first steps; the affirmation of the tonal model, together with the development of counterpoint, favoured

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    the 3-year follow-up, pediatric nurses contacted families toor nurses abstracted medical data from birth and pediatric

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    Approximation in Continuous Control Problems: A Case Study in a Smart Energy System Daniel Urieli and Peter to a smart energy control system, specifically the task of con­ trolling an HVAC system to minimize energy

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    Approximation in Continuous Control Problems: A Case Study in a Smart Energy System Daniel Urieli and Peter to a smart energy control system, specifically the task of con- trolling an HVAC system to minimize energy

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    and is enhanced with information sourcing from the syntactic annotations of the Prague Arabic Dependency Treebank Arabic Morphology Otakar Smrz Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics Faculty of Mathematics library for Haskell. Inflection and derivation are modeled in terms of paradigms, grammatical categories

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    the high{frequency approximation of spatial derivatives, u i;k (x 0 ; t) #25; _ u i (x 0 ; t) P k (x #11 perturbations can be detected within a limited aperture and a limited frequency band. A broad{band incident wave#12;eld with a smooth frequency spectrum is considered. In#12;nitesimally small perturbations

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    al., 2005). Their aim was to re-train a probabilistic model for a new domain at low cost, and more. In this approach, we train probabilities of lex- ical entry assignments to words in a tar- get domain cost. We also evaluated our method in the Brown corpus to show the portability of our approach

  1. Coal home heating and environmental tobacco smoke in relation to lower respiratory illness in Czech children, from birth to 3 years of age

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    coal home heating with all other heating sources. Directhomes were heated primarily by distant heating (heat from a remote sourcesources conducted in Teplice and Prachatice in the early 1990s showed that home heating

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    Ray tracing computations in the smoothed SEG/EAGE Salt Model V. Bucha*, Department of Geophysics in comparison with precise methods, e.g., finite differences or finite elements, are the speed of computation, because ray tracing computations need smooth velocity macro models (Bucha, Bulant & Klimes 2003

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    Tracking with Mismatched Semantic Parsers Qizhe Xie, Kai Sun, Su Zhu, Lu Chen and Kai Yu Key Lab proposed as a data-driven rule-based model for di- alog state tracking (DST). CMBP is an ap- proach is analyzed in detail for RPN. Experiments show that RPN's tracking result is consistently the best compared

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    . Partially supported by Volkswagen­Stiftung (RiP­program at Oberwolfach), by a Co­ ordinated Research Project of the University of Cagliari, by MURST, Italy, and by NFS, Bulgaria. Partially supported by Volkswagen­Stiftung (Ri

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    Lacy, Bob

    4 Barbados 1 1 2 Belgium 1 1 7 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 1 23 Bermuda 1 1 2 Brazil 6 3 9 Bulgaria 1 1 Canada 1 1

  19. A new species of Chiasmognathus from Iran, with a note on Chiasmognathus aegyptiacus in Israel (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

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    Engel, Michael S.

    2008-01-01

    A new species of the rare cleptoparasitic bee genus Chiasmognathus ENGEL (Ammobatini) is described and figured from a female collected in northwestern Iran. Chiasmognathus rhag ae sp. n. is generally similar to C. orientanus (WARNCKE) (Bulgaria...

  20. GIS and Society: The Social Implications of How People, Space, and Environment Are Represented in GIS- Scientific Report for the Initiative 19 Specialist Meeting  (96-7)

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    Harris, Trevor; Weiner, Daniel

    1996-01-01

    Tribal implementation of GIS. Survival Quarterly, 49-51 lxxMikhova, D. and Pickles, J. GIS in Bulgaria: development andIntegrating social theory into GIS and GIS into social

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    Goda, Keisuke

    24 #12;307 -- 2014.8.1. 2014.6.12. 1 Au Australia 307 Br Brasil 307 Bul Bulgaria 307 Ca European Economic Community D EIB European Investment Bank D FAO Food and Agriculture Organization D ILO

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    Goda, Keisuke

    307 -- 2014.8.1. 2014.6.12. 1 Au Australia 307 Br Brasil 307 Bul Bulgaria 307 Ca Canada Community D EIB European Investment Bank D FAO Food and Agriculture Organization D ILO International

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    Goda, Keisuke

    Brasil 307 Bul Bulgaria 307 Ca Canada 307 Ch China, Republic of D ChT China, Taiwan D Cs Czecho Central Bank D EEC European Economic Community D EIB European Investment Bank D FAO Food

  4. ICTP Public Information Office Page 1 31/03/15 Country Total visitors Female visitors Person-months*

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    -months* Albania 3 2 4.14 Algeria 50 19 50.37 Argentina 142 53 111.55 Armenia 94 42 39.58 Australia 18 5 5.37 Colombia 49 13 55.76 Costa Rica 44 5 33.80 Côte d'Ivoire 12 2 14.83 Croatia 29 11 10.95 STATISTICAL SUMMARY

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    OCEAN SOUTHERN OCEANSOUTHERN OCEAN SOUTHERN OCEAN SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN ARCTIC OCEANARCTIC OCEAN NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN Determining Factors for Medical Threat Levels MACEDONIA ALBANIA MONTENEGRO GREECE AZERBAIJAN ARCTIC OCEAN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN INDIAN

  6. 7. Cotton, F. A. & Walton, R. A. Multiple Bonds between Metal Atoms (Wiley & Sons, New York, 1982). 8. Roos, B. O. The ground state potential for the chromium dimer revisited. Collect. Czech. Chem.

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    West, Michael

    shear exten- sion is a combined effect of low strain rate and a regionally elevated geotherm, possibly in the lower crust and mantle has induced less concentrated vertical mantle upwelling and less vigorous small

  7. 3955.ps

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    2Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 18208 ...... Industrial Design, D. A. Field and V. Komkov (eds.) ...

  8. Sparse optimization for inverse problems in atmospheric modelling

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    2015-04-13

    Apr 13, 2015 ... 1Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Information Theory and Automation,. Pod Vodárenskou v?ží 4, ...... and the Industrial MATLAB User.

  9. United States, International Partners Remove Last Remaining Weapons...

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    are Austria, Chile, Czech Republic, Libya, Mexico, Romania, Serbia, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam. To date, the Department has removed or dispositioned more than 5,000...

  10. JID:YJCTB AID:2706 /FLA [m1G; v 1.58; Prn:28/07/2011; 13:35] P.1 (1-22) Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B ()

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    Nigussie, Yared

    @kam.mff.cuni.cz (J. Nesetril), nigussie@etsu.edu (Y. Nigussie). 1 Supported by a Grant 1M002160808 of Czech Ministry

  11. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01

    Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain,ties Croatia Algeria Finland Sweden Latvia Czech RepublicRep. South Africa (Union of) Finland Korea Mexico Bangladesh

  12. International Collaboration Activities in Different Geologic...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    (10 project partners)in URLs of France (Tournemire), Japan (Horonobe), Switzerland (Mont Terri), and the Czech Republic (Bedrichov Tunnel); 2 Mont Terri Project -...

  13. AFTER A Framework for electrical power sysTems vulnerability...

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    AFTER A Framework for electrical power sysTems vulnerability identification, dEfense and Restoration (Smart Grid Project) (Czech Republic) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name...

  14. The Complexity of the Partial Order Dimension Problem Closing the Gap

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    Felsner, Stefan

    DR. Partially supported by a Czech research grant GACR GIG/11/E023. 1 #12;The first edition of Garey and Johnson

  15. "Conflict Between Economic Growth and Environmental Protection...

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    Dr. Bryan Czech, resident, Center for the Advancement of the Steady State of the Economy Presentation: Presentation Abstract: Abstract Conflict Between Economic Growth and...

  16. Roma Migration Inequalities in Modern Europe

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    Alexieva, Petrouchka

    2007-01-01

    from Yugoslavia, Romania or Macedonia. They looked upon thewere deported back to Macedonia, Yugoslavia, and Romania,Montenegro, Slovakia, Macedonia, Croatia, and the Czech

  17. Press Pass - Press Releases

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    Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, India, Israel, Japan, Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, Norway,...

  18. Press Pass - Press Release - LHC First Beam

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    Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, India, Israel, Japan, Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, Norway,...

  19. Physica A 362 (2006) 465470 Fractionally integrated process for transition economics

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    Stanley, H. Eugene

    2006-01-01

    Engineering, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia b Center Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia. All

  20. P r o t e c t e d K a r s t Te r r i t o r i e s L i f e l o n g L e a r n i n g The upcoming successive Third international forum in Bulgaria, dedicated to

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    Borissova, Daniela

    ) in education and training: - Cognitive and academic-educational importance of PKT. Educational resources of PKT and education: - Modern scientific concepts in Karstology ­ place, role and importance for education and training. Integration between the scientific concept about karst geosystems and the educational concept

  1. ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE published: 02 March 2015

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    and plant growth promoting properties Martina Sura-de Jong1,2 , Ray J. B. Reynolds3 , Klara Richterova1 of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic 2 Life Sciences and Technology, Van Hall, Czech Republic 6 The Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technology and Innovation, Technical

  2. Graduated students (BSc. Level) and Young Professionals with practical

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    Arnold, Elizabeth A.

    / Technical Issues 1. Nature Conservation/ Spatial Planning 2. Business & Industrial Management I II. Risk. European & Polish Standards IV. European Environmental Law/ National Standards 12. European & Czech Standards 13. European & German Standards 14. Polish V. Languages 15. Czech 16. German 17. Post

  3. DownloadedBy:[CanadianResearchKnowledgeNetwork]At:10:3327May2008 Simulation of chemical reaction equilibria by the reaction ensemble Monte Carlo method

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    Lisal, Martin

    , novel energy storage devices and more. The thermodyn- amic driving forces for chemical reactions arise and Biological Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA; b US Army Research Laboratory, Weapons of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic; d

  4. Archive for Mathematical Logic manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor)

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    Butnariu, Dan

    and Automation, Czech Academy of Sci­ ences, 182 08 Prague 8, Czech Republic. Mirko Navara: Center for Machine with standard negation Received: date / Revised version: date -- c # Springer­Verlag 2004 Abstract. In many­valued logics with the unit interval as the set of truth values, from the standard negation and the product (or

  5. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 51635171, 2006 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/6/5163/2006/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    almost the same the capacity of the Brewer network is continuously increasing due to the installation, Czech K. Vanicek Solar and Ozone Observatory, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Hvezdarna 456, 50008 homogeneity of ground data records and their relation to satellite measurements. The Solar and Ozone

  6. CSP and NU(4) Libor Barto

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    Barto, Libor

    CSP and NU(4) Libor Barto joint work with Marcin Kozik Department of Algebra, Charles University of Algebra, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic CSP and NU(4) #12;Everything is finite Everything is finite Libor Barto, Marcin Kozik Department of Algebra, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic CSP

  7. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 578 (2007) 198206 A large acceptance scintillator detector with wavelength shifting fibre

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    Magiera, Andrzej

    2007-01-01

    . Vankovaf,h , for the GEM Collaboration a Nuclear Physics Division, BARC, Mumbai 400 085, India b Centre for Design and Manufacture, BARC, Mumbai 400 085, India c Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria n Physics Department, Mumbai University, Vidyanagari, Mumbai, India o Fachbereich Physik

  8. Advanced Numerical Methods for Complex Environmental Models: Needs and Availability, 2013, 301-326 301 Istvn Farag, gnes Havasi and Zahari Zlatev (Eds.)

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    Dimov, Ivan

    investigations related to air pollution in Bulgaria ([6, 7]), Denmark ([8-11]), England ([12]), Europe ([2, 4 been used in some inter-comparisons of European large-scale air pollution models ([20, 21]). Recently Publishers CHAPTER 4 Part C: Sensitivity of European Pollution Levels to Changes of Human-Made Emissions

  9. Computation of dose rate at flight altitudes during ground level enhancements no. 69, 70 and 71

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    Usoskin, Ilya G.

    .L. Mishev a,c, , F. Adibpour b , I.G. Usoskin c,d , E. Felsberger b a Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria b Graz University of Technology, Austria c by solar energetic particles (SEP). Primary CR initiate a complicated nuclear-electro- magnetic

  10. PERFUMER&FLAVORISTVOL.34APRIL2009 Rose Oil in Kashmiri

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    Adams, Robert P.

    metric tons, with Bulgaria and Turkey being the major producers followed by Morocco, Egypt, China, Russia production. analyzed on an HP5971 MSD mass spectrometer, directly coupled to an HP 5890 gas chromatograph the following conditions: carrier gas, helium (He) at 30.5 cm/s (ca. 1 mL/min); 0.2 µL of 10% solution injected

  11. "Ark of Refugee Heirloom" -A Cultural Heritage Database1 E. Politou, I. Tsevremes

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    Chamzas, Christodoulos

    "Ark of Refugee Heirloom" - A Cultural Heritage Database1 E. Politou, I. Tsevremes , A: technology. The "Ark of Refugee Heirloom" is a project of high cultural importance, since it aims that belong to refugees whose origins lay in regions of the Ottoman Empire, south Russia, Bulgaria and others

  12. International workshop: Planning for climate change through integrated coastal management. Volume 2: Country and regional reports

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    NONE

    1998-12-31

    This workshop included reports from the following countries: Argentina; Bulgaria; Egypt; Estonia; Fiji; Indonesia; Mozambique; Nigeria; Oman; The Philippines; Senegal; Sri Lanka; Suriname; Thailand; and Tuvalu; Regional reports were included on the following: Small Island Developing States of the Pacific; South Pacific Regional Environment Program; and Sea Level Rise Impacts on Central America.

  13. www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk EPRGWORKINGPAPER

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    Aickelin, Uwe

    % of European imports against more than 80% in 1980, and represents only 6.5% of total primary energy supply, Security of Supply, Energy Policy, Bulgaria, EU JEL Classification L38; Q48; L5; L95; L98 Contact florent in the European Union, supply diversity is concentrated in large energy markets of Western Europe. Smaller

  14. LAW VII & ID 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop

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    of the Workshop August 8-9, 2013 Sofia, Bulgaria #12;Production and Manufacturing by Omnipress, Inc. 2600 Anderson Interest Group for Annotation (ACL SIGANN). It provides a forum to facilitate the exchange and propagation a two-day event which would reach out to both communities. Traditionally, the LAW features a theme

  15. The Zooarchaeology of the Late Neolithic Strymon (Struma) river valley: the case of the

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    Wyatt, Lucy

    ) and Bulgaria (sector Topolnica) in the basin of the river Strymonas, Central Macedonia, have revealed a `flat Macedonia, along with the evidence from pottery decoration and structural features, suggests that - to some provided interesting insights into the diverse husbandry practices among Late Neolithic sites in Macedonia

  16. Tectonic evolution of the southwestern Black Sea margin, offshore Turkey 

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    Can, Emrah

    1996-01-01

    to the Srednogorie intra-arc zone in Bulgaria. Following back-arc extension, the whole margin was affected by a compressional tectonic regime during Paleocene-early Eocene time. Under this regime, a series of thrust faults formed, which were connected to the Stara...

  17. Non-diffusive cross field transport in scrape-off-layer in Tokamak

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    Yu, Guanghui

    2006-01-01

    meso- scale structures in tokamak edge plasmas,” Czech. J.Blob transport in the tokamak scrape-off-layer,” Contrib.layer/shadow regions of tokamaks and linear devices,” Phys.

  18. Support for the Democratic Process in Europe

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    Bartolomé Peral, Edurne

    2008-01-01

    Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine Source: European SocialBelgium A Spain A France A Ukraine A Czech Republic SloveniaPoland Slovakia A A Hungary A Ukraine Portugal A support for

  19. Why Study German? Germany lies in the heart of Europe where more

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    Saldin, Dilano

    of Poland, the Czech Republic, Russia and Romania. German is the third most studied foreign language? As a nation, Germany has one of the top ten world economies and is the home of the European Bank. It exports

  20. The European tobacco control report 2007

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    World Health Organization

    2007-01-01

    the Czech Republic, Finland, the Netherlands and the Unitedages, male and female, Finland, 2005 SDR all ages per 100Smoking prevalence in Finland by social class in 2005, age

  1. On abstract data types presented by multiequations

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    RosickĂ˝, JirĂ­

    11511, Egypt J. Rosick'y 1 Masaryk University, Jan'aŸckovo n'am. 2a, 662 95 Brno, Czech Republic first illustrate the expressive power of multiequations on concrete examples of algebras and data types

  2. Water Resources Center Annual Technical Report

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    . A. Arnold, and R. L. Penn. 2011. Zero Valent Iron: Impact of Anions Present During Synthesis of Goethite During the Reduction of Nitroaromatics. Goldschmidt 2011, Prague, Czech Republich, August 14

  3. ALS Capabilities Reveal How Like Can Attract Like

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    salt-guanidinium chloride-is widely used by scientists to denature proteins for protein-folding studies. This practice dates back to the late 19th century when the Czech...

  4. Leptochlorella corticola gen. et sp. nov. and Kalinella apyrenoidosa sp. nov.: two novel

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    -like green microalgae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) from subaerial habitats Jiri´ Neustupa, Yvonne Nemcova, Czech Republic The diversity of green microalgae in subaerial habitats remains largely unexplored a detailed characterization of two strains of microalgae isolated from tree bark in the Mediterranean

  5. Curvature Prior for MRF-Based Segmentation and Shape Inpainting

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    Kohli, Pushmeet

    Kohli2 , and Carsten Rother2 1 Center for Machine Perception, Czech Technical University 2 Microsoft with an 8-connected pairwise MRF which encodes a standard length prior. (c) Completion of the shape with our

  6. Multivariate outlier detection with compositional P. Filzmoser(1)

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    Filzmoser, Peter

    Multivariate outlier detection with compositional data P. Filzmoser(1) , K. Hron(2) (1) Dept, CZECH REPUBLIC Abstract Multivariate outlier detection is usually based on Mahalanobis distances possibilities for the interpretation of the identified multivariate outliers are presented. 1 Multivariate

  7. ALS Capabilities Reveal How Like Can Attract Like

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    whose salt-guanidinium chloride-is widely used by scientists to denature proteins for protein-folding studies. This practice dates back to the late 19th century when the Czech...

  8. Original article Effect of functional group richness and species richness in manipulated

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    Leps, Jan "Suspa"

    environmental conditions by changing the proportions of individual species. © 2005 Elsevier SAS. All rights Budejovice, Czech Republic Received 7 March 2005; accepted 9 August 2005 Available online 21 September 2005

  9. Intelligent Building Control System for EPBD Certification Support 

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    Kabele, K.

    2011-01-01

    Building commissioning is a developing concept also in the Czech Republic. At present time only some aspects of building commissioning are implemented as a part of the facility management and energy auditing processes that are related to EPBD...

  10. Reduction of pertechnetate by acetohydroxamic acid: Formation of [TcNO(AHA)2(H2O)]+ and implications for the UREX process.

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    Gong, Cynthia M.; 1Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies, Nuclear Science and Technology Division, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-4006

    2009-01-01

    Sci. Technol. 2004, 38, Taylor, R. J. ; May, I. ; Wallwork,1998, 271-273, 534-537. Taylor, R. J. ; May, I. Czech. J.26, 1692-1694. May, I. ; Taylor, R. J. ; Brown, G. J. Alloys

  11. Cross-National Differences in Attitudes towards Homosexuality

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    Smith, Tom W.

    2011-01-01

    20 th , Slovenia 21 st , Croatia 23 rd , Latvia 27 th ,In 11 countries (Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Mexico,Wrong at all Don’t Know Croatia Always Wrong Almost Always

  12. NEWS REPORT Gordon research conference on photosynthesis: from evolution

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    Govindjee

    (1945­2014), a brilliant and admired scientist who had been very active in the bioenergetics field, and the United Kingdom, and 2­7 each came from Australia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Israel, Japan

  13. Package ANRAY, version 4.10 1 Ivan Psenc'ik

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Package ANRAY, version 4.10 1 Ivan PŸsenŸc'ik Geophysical Institute, Acad.Sci.of Czech Republic, BoŸcn'i II, Praha 4, Czech Republic; e­mail: ip@ig.cas.cz The new version of the program package ANRAY are the following: a) The package ANRAY 4.10 contains the first test version of a program WEAKAN for the calculation

  14. Lefvre M., Rigollier C., Cros S., Wald L., 2003, Toward a solar climatological database: the HelioClim project. In Proceedings of 22nd EARSeL Annual Symposium "Geoinformation for European-wide integration", 4-6 June 2002, Prague, Czech Republic. To-

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    -228 Toward a solar climatological database: the HelioClim project M. Lefevre, C. Rigollier, S. Cros & L. Wald sensing, Meteosat, solar radiation, climatology ABSTRACT: The HelioClim project aims at producing temporal series of solar radiation maps at ground level over Europe, Africa and Atlantic Ocean from 1985 up to now

  15. Development of models for exchange of electronic documents

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    Glavev, Victor

    2014-11-18

    The report presents a model for exchange of electronic documents between different government administrations. It defines electronic messages that are transmitted between them and the way that messages should be processed by software systems. The proposed approach is sufficiently general and allows use of the best applicable information technologies such as data presentation structures and communication protocols. Within the study, a simple implementation of the model is implemented and deployed in various government administrations in Republic of Bulgaria.

  16. Thwarting Successful Piracy 

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    Carchidi, Arielle 1990-

    2012-05-03

    ”, “Barbados”, “Belgium”, “Belize”, “Bermuda”, “Brazil”, “Bulgaria”, “Canary Islands”, “Cayman Islands”, “China”, “Comoros”, “Croatia”, “Cyprus”, “Denmark”, “Dominica”, “Ecuador”, “Egypt”, “Ethiopia”, “France”, “Germany”, “Gibraltar”, “Greece”, “Honduras....9960 14.7403 0.9957 0 Canary Islands 4.6349 0.9986 5.0807 0.9987 14.6568 0.9965 15.4434 0.9963 0 Cayman Islands 8.8093 0.9947 3.3827 0.9966 9.5159 0.9965 9...

  17. The Role of Language in the Creation of Identity: Myths in Linguistics among the Peoples of the Former Yugoslavia

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    Greenberg, Marc L.

    2006-05-23

    Federal Republic of Macedonia and is now the state language of the independent Republic of Macedonia (also known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). In addition, significant non-Slavic minorities are settled among the Slavic population... 1: The former Yugoslavia Greece Bosnia & Herzegovina Slovenia Croatia Serbia Montenegro Macedonia Vojvodina Kosova Ljubljana Zagreb Split Sarajevo Belgrade Ni? Prishtina Podgorica Skopje Hungary Austria Italy Bulgaria...

  18. International Minor in Engineering: Russian/Eastern European Studies Language: maximum of 12 semester hours # of sem hours

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    Lee, Tonghun

    /202 Second-year Polish I/II 4 (H) 301/302 Third-year Polish I/II 3 401/402 Fourth-year Polish I/II 3 RUSS 101 (H) 301/302 Third-Year Russian I/II 3 (H) 401/402 Fourth-Year Russian I/II 3 (H) 474 Russian/102 Elementary Czech I/II 4 201/202 Second-year Czech I/II 4 POL 101/102 Elementary Polish I/II 4 (H) 201

  19. Kalinella bambusicola gen. et sp. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), a novel coccoid Chlorella-like subaerial alga

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    -like subaerial alga from Southeast Asiapre_534 159..169 Jirí Neustupa,* Yvonne Nemcová, Marek Eliás and Pavel, Czech Republic SUMMARY The traditional green algal genus Chlorella, which com- prised coccoid algae lineage of the trebouxiophycean Watanabea clade, dissimilar from other members of this group. The alga has

  20. Mathematica Slovaca

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    2011-05-26

    Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic provides access to digitized documents ... these Terms of use. This paper has been ... Library http://project.dml.cz ... where te]0, 1] and/is a real valued continuous and bounded function defined on ]0,1] x R2. ... be the main subject of our study: (1.3).

  1. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 48 (2), pp. 7988, 2002 EARLY-SPRING FLOODS DECREASE THE SURVIVAL

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    Fric, Zdenek

    Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 48 (2), pp. 79­88, 2002 EARLY-SPRING FLOODS (Czech Republic) were exposed to two conditions possibly experienced during the floods, aerated (as under in field, but pro- longed floods may substantially reduce population size. However, the extent

  2. Checking Session-Oriented Interactions between Web Services

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    Checking Session-Oriented Interactions between Web Services Pavel Parizek1 , Jiri Adamek1,2 1 of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Computer Science Abstract Although web services are generally envisioned as being stateless, some of them are implicitly stateful. The reason is that the web services

  3. POSTER: Duct tracking in 3D medical data Martin Petrcek

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    Pelikan, Josef

    POSTER: Duct tracking in 3D medical data Martin PetrĂ­cek Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Charles 2, 180 81 Praha 8 - Liben Czech Republic martin.horak@volny.cz ABSTRACT Implementing duct tracking interaction when selecting duct branches of interest or correcting possible mistakes in duct path segmentation

  4. Physics Motivation for NSTXPhysics Motivation for NSTX UpgradeUpgrade Jon Menard and Masa Ono

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    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Physics Motivation for NSTXPhysics Motivation for NSTX UpgradeUpgrade Jon Menard and Masa Ono NSTX CEA, Cadarache IPP, Jülich IPP, Garching ASCR, Czech Rep U Quebec #12;NSTXNSTX Physics Motivation ARIES-ST #12;NSTXNSTX Physics Motivation for NSTX Upgrade 3Fall 2009 NSTX Research Priorities: · Full

  5. The size distribution of conspeci c populations: the peoples of New Guinea

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    The size distribution of conspeci c populations: the peoples of New Guinea Vojtech Novotny1, Department of Biology, Brafova 7, 701 03 Ostrava, Czech Republic The size distribution of the language analogous to the resource division models of species abun- dance distribution in ecological communities

  6. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, 06323, 2007 SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU2007-A-06323

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    by strong quarry blasts at the Tusimice open-pit coal mine in the central part of the Ore Mountains, Czech of P and S waves and a prominent group of short-period surface waves. Weak onsets of Moho reflections

  7. Seismic ray method: Recent developments Vlastislav

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    of seismology and seismic exploration for oil. This article outlines the basic features of the seismic raySeismic ray method: Recent developments Vlastislav #20; Cerven#19;y, Lud#20;ek Klime#20;s;#16; II 1401, 141 31 Praha 4, Czech Republic, E-mail: ip@ig.cas.cz Abstract The seismic ray method has

  8. Issues in Performance Modeling of Applications with Garbage Collection

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    collector (GC) inside Sun Java Virtual Machine. Although its algorithm is reasonably well documented [9 Vodárenskou vezí 2, 182 07 Prague, Czech Republic ABSTRACT Even though garbage collectors are incorporated in many service oriented systems, service performance models typi- cally treat garbage collector overhead

  9. Biologia 65/1: 69--74, 2010 Section Botany

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    Hájek, Tomá?

    PN and represents the high photosynthetic (metabolic) cost of carnivory. Key words: CO2 gasometry, Branisovská 31, CZ-37005 Ceské Budjovice, Czech Republic Abstract: Using CO2 gasometry, net photosynthetic (PN species usually grown in the shade. Generally, mean maximum PN (60 nmol CO2 g-1 (DM) s-1 or 2.7 µmol m-2 s

  10. Macromolecules 1995,28,6795-6798 6795 Dependence of Structure of PolyelectrolyteMicelle Complexes

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    Dubin, Paul D.

    Macromolecules 1995,28,6795-6798 6795 Dependence of Structure of PolyelectrolyteMicelle Complexes, Germany Zdenek Tuzar Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic Received March 28, 1995; Revised Manuscript Received July 24, 1995@ ABSTRACT: Static light scattering and dynamic light scattering

  11. Journal Information Journal Impact Factor

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    Krejcí, Pavel

    Journal Information Journal Impact Factor 5-Year Journal Impact Factor Journal Self Cites Journal Immediacy Index 2014 JCR Science Edition Journal: Applications of Mathematics Mark Journal Title ISSN Total- life APPL MATH-CZECH 0862-7940 241 0.400 0.430 0.024 42 8.9 >10.0 Cited Journal Citing Journal Source

  12. International Conference on Microwave and RF Heating MICROWAVE PHOTOCHEMISTRY: PREPARATION OF THE

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    in scientific devices for atomic spectrometry [6]. Since they are used above all as the low pressure lamps oil vacuum pump (1) (single-stage, limiting total pressure 10 Pa, type model VR 1,5-12; Lavat, Czech lamps (EDLs) consists of a glass tube (quartz or Pyrex) filled under a reduced pressure with argon

  13. Business Study Abroad by Major Energy Commerce

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    Rock, Chris

    4390 Exchange Programs (Fall, Spring) University of New York Prague: Prague, Czech Republic NorthumbriaBusiness Study Abroad by Major Energy Commerce Energy Commerce students can take their Upper Level). International internships are also a fantastic option for Energy Commerce students. For available options, check

  14. The Role of Finances in Postsecondary Access and Success

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    Heller, Don

    What the research on financial aid tells us Suggested policy responses Discussion and debate 2© 2012 31.Portugal 32.Austria 33.SlovakRepublic 34.CzechRepublic 35.Mexico 36.Italy 37.Turkey 38.Brazil 55;8 The educational pipeline 81% 71% 50% 21% 27% 99% 98% 96% 79% 76% 94% 99% 81% 53% 41% 100% 100% 99% 88% 81% 0% 20

  15. Fabrication and characterization of combined metallic nanogratings and ITO electrodes for organic photovoltaic cells

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    Schreiber, Frank

    photovoltaic cells D.A. Gollmer a,,1 , F. Walter a,1 , C. Lorch a , J. Novák a,b , R. Banerjee a , J. Dieterle Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, CZ-62500 Brno, Czech Republic c Organic photovoltaics GISAXS a b s t r a c t Organic photovoltaic devices are interesting alternatives

  16. Charles University in Prague Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

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    of component model SOFA, large systems place distinguishing demands on tasks such as automated compilation Performance in Software Development Cycle: Regression Benchmarking Department of Software Engineering Advisor in Prague, Czech Republic Advisor: Doc. Ing. Petr T°uma, Dr. email: tuma@nenya.ms.mff.cuni.cz phone: +420 2

  17. Introduction The Bohemian Switzerland National Park and

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    Introduction The Bohemian Switzerland National Park and the Elbe Sandstone Protected Landscape Area are situated in the north of the Czech Republic at the German border. Together with the Saxon Switzerland National Park and the Saxon SwitzerlandProtectedLandscapeAreainGermany they comprise a unique sandstone

  18. FISH SPERMATOLOGY FISH SPERMATOLOGY

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    Villefranche sur mer

    FISH SPERMATOLOGY #12;FISH SPERMATOLOGY Alpha Science International Ltd. Oxford, U.K. = Editors Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, University of South Bohemia, Vodnany, Czech Republic of the publisher. ISBN 978-1-84265-369-2 Printed in India #12;Fish Spermatology is dedicated to Professor Roland

  19. CO.09.04.01 UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

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    Birmingham, University of

    -Principal); Professor M J H Sterling (Vice-Chancellor and Principal) Dr J S Taunque MBE Also present: Mrs G Ball for their returns; (b) the Vice-Chancellor had been elected a Foreign Member of the Engineering Academy of the Czech

  20. NSTX Program Governance, Research Support and Facility Operation

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    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    -30, 2008 College W&M Colorado Sch Mines Columbia U Comp-X General Atomics INEL Johns Hopkins U LANL LLNL, Cadarache IPP, Jülich IPP, Garching ASCR, Czech Rep U Quebec Supported by #12;NSTX 2009-13 5 year Plan · Milestone performance history · Scheduling operation, maintenance & upgrades · Managing environment, safety

  1. Strict Triangular Norms and Characterization of T-Measures Giuseppina Barbieri

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    Barbieri, Giuseppina

    Navara Center for Machine Perception Faculty of Electrical Engineering Czech Technical University 166 27 and which is closed with respect to the standard fuzzy com- plement and (the pointwise application of] is called a negation-preserving automorphism if it commutes with the standard fuzzy negation, i.e., h(1 a

  2. Journal Information Journal Impact Factor

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    Krejcí, Pavel

    Journal Information Journal Impact Factor 5-Year Journal Impact Factor Journal Self Cites Journal Immediacy Index 2012 JCR Science Edition Journal: Applications of Mathematics Mark Journal Title ISSN Total- life APPL MATH-CZECH 0862-7940 240 0.222 0.549 0.054 37 7.3 >10.0 Cited Journal Citing Journal Source

  3. The January 2010 Efpalio earthquake sequence in the western Corinth Gulf (Greece) E. Sokos a,

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    The January 2010 Efpalio earthquake sequence in the western Corinth Gulf (Greece) E. Sokos a, , J. Serpetsidaki a , G.-A. Tselentis a a University of Patras, Seismological Laboratory, Greece b Charles of Thessaloniki, Department of Geophysics, Greece d Czech Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering

  4. Neuron, Vol. 46, 457467, May 5, 2005, Copyright 2005 by Elsevier Inc. DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2005.03.014 Connecting the Navigational Clock

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    ­ 728 time compensation is an absolute requirement for suc- cessful migration and, ultimately, survival migration, North Ameri- can monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) use a time-Ceske Budejovice Czech their overwintering sites in central Mexico (Perez et al., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 1997

  5. International Services Fall 2011 Total Enrollment = 1745

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    Meyers, Steven D.

    Engineering Public Health Chemistry Business Administration Electrical Engineering 34 35 35 35 40 48 55 60 75.3% Guatemala 5 0.3% Nicaragua 5 0.3% Egypt 4 0.2% Czech Republic 4 0.2% Switzerland 4 0.2% Netherlands Antilles

  6. COMPARISON OF SEVERAL DIFFERENCE SCHEMES ON 1D AND 2D TEST PROBLEMS FOR THE EULER EQUATIONS

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    Liska, Richard

    . 213­215. This research was supported by the U. S. Department of Energy under contract W-7405- ENG-36 form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for U.S. Government purposes. Copyright is owned Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Brehov´a 7

  7. Eleventh Workshop on Numerical Ranges and Numerical Radii National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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    Wong, Ngai-Ching

    , Kaohsiung, Taiwan July 9-12, 2012 Special guest: Pei Yuan Wu (Taiwan) Speakers T. Ando (Japan), N. Bebiano (Portugal), Jor-Ting Chan (Hong Kong), Chi-Tung Chang (Taiwan), Wai-Shun Cheung (Hong Kong), M. D. Choi (Canada), Daeshik Choi (USA), Mao-Ting Chien (Taiwan), Chang-Pao Chen (Taiwan), M. Fiedler (Czech), Hwa

  8. Effects of fruit position on fruit mass and seed germination in the alien species Heracleum mantegazzianum (Apiaceae)

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    Kratochvíl, Lukas

    this species ability to successfully invade new habitats. © 2005 Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved. Keywords University, Vinicná 7, CZ-128 01 Praha 2, Czech Republic Received 16 July 2004; accepted 21 January 2005 Available online 17 March 2005 Abstract The aims of this paper are to determine whether the effect

  9. poweE[R] 2030: A European Grid for Renewable

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    Grabner, Helmut

    . The Reference Case is based on the `business as usual' scenario of: - IEA Current Policies scenarios (WEO 2011) - power plant capacities for 2020 + 2030 are equal to ENTSO-E TYNDP 2. The Greenpeace Energy [R countries (28 EU member states +Norway, Switzerland) 3. The Conflict Case - France, Czech Republic

  10. Zdenek Martinec PROJECTS (since 1994) Last update: May 16, 2011

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    model of the Earth, in particular for Europe, inferred from the analyses of time variations inhomogeneous models (Grant Agen- cy of Czech Republic, co-investigator) 2006-2008: Inference of the Earth (under the priority pro- gram "Mass transport and mass distribution in the Earth system", German Research

  11. Potential energy and free energy surfaces of glycyl-phenyalanyl-alanine (GFA) tripeptide: experiment and theory

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    de Vries, Mattanjah S.

    energies of these complexes by means of density functional theory (DFT) and/or wave-function theory (WFT1 Potential energy and free energy surfaces of glycyl-phenyalanyl-alanine (GFA) tripeptide of Chemical Technology of Prague. Technicka 3, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic. c) IRC Polymer and Complex

  12. Analysis of Epithelial and Mesenchymal Markers in Ovarian Cancer Reveals Phenotypic Heterogeneity and

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    Hemminki, Akseli

    Analysis of Epithelial and Mesenchymal Markers in Ovarian Cancer Reveals Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Translational Medicine, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic Abstract In our studies of ovarian cancer growth is driven by E/M-MP cells, which give rise to epithelial ovarian cancer cells. In contrast

  13. 197USDA Forest Service Gen.Tech.Rep. PSW-GTR-166. 1998. Wojciech Dmuchowski,

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    of cells in cambial zone, but as a decreased number of cells on the phloem side, both at the tree-top level. Introduction Air pollution is considered one of the main causes of forest decline in central Europe (ECE 1984 in the Czech Republic is worse than in Poland (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 1997

  14. Advanced Transactions in Enterprise JavaBeans Marek Prochazka

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    requirements for transaction processing. Since EJB is modern concept that deals with transactions, the paper of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Software Engineering, Malostranske namesti 25, 118 00 Prague 1, Czech of transactions in EJB. The paper also proposes an extension of the current transactional concepts in EJB, which

  15. Capping the Brown Energy Consumption of Internet Services at Low Cost

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    Capping the Brown Energy Consumption of Internet Services at Low Cost Kien T. Le Ricardo Bianchini Thu D. Nguyen Rutgers University Ozlem Bilgir Margaret Martonosi Princeton University #12;Energy Electricity sources Coal Natural Gas Nuclear Renewables Others 100 105 110 115 120 Nigeria Data Centers Czech

  16. Supplement of Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 89058915, 2014 http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/8905/2014/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    considered representative, while periods (hourly data) of off-shore winds observed at Iraklion were rejected in the Environment, Brno, Czech Republic b Helmholtz Research Centre Jülich, Institute for Energy & Climate Research, Jülich, Germany c CNR, Institute for Atmospheric Pollution Research, Rende, Italy d Max Planck Institute

  17. ORIGINAL PAPER A review of the alien and expansive species of freshwater

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    ORIGINAL PAPER A review of the alien and expansive species of freshwater cyanobacteria and algae their impact on local species and other real or potential risks resulting from their spread. The list of alien Alien species Á Invasive species Á Expansive species Á Cyanobacteria Á Algae Á Freshwater Á Czech

  18. Generation of paired photons in a quantum separable state in Bragg

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    50A, 772 07 Olomouc, Czech Republic 3Edward S. Rodgers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, 10 King's Collage Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S3G4, Canada 4Departament photon pair sources," N. J. Phys. 12, 093027 (2010). 5. T. Aichele, A. I. Lvovsky, and S. Schiller

  19. European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics

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    Nagurney, Anna

    a production cost of 8 per copy. Subscription is currently available free of charge. ERCIM News is published.michel@uclouvain.be) Denmark: Jiri Srba (srba@cs.aau.dk) Czech Republic:Michal Haindl (haindl@utia.cas.cz) France: Bernard trying to `out-green' each other. The main catalyst for this change is the realization that energy

  20. Computer representation of the model covariance function resulting from travel-time tomography

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Karlovu 3, 121 16 Praha 2, Czech Republic, http://sw3d.cz/sta#11;/klimes.htm Summary This paper represents generalization of the equations from interpo- lation of slowness to interpolation of general power of velocity is designed. Keywords Travel{time tomographic inversion, resolution, velocity model, medium covariance func

  1. Interval Set Clustering of Web Users using Modified Kohonen Self-Organizing Maps based on the Properties of Rough Sets

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    1 Interval Set Clustering of Web Users using Modified Kohonen Self-Organizing Maps based, 121 35 Prague 2, Czech Republic Abstract Web usage mining involves application of data mining techniques to discover usage patterns from the web data. Clustering is one of the important functions in web

  2. A review of the European particleboard market

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    % 30% Others Switzerland Norway Finland Greece Sweden Portugal Czech Republic Turkey Austria UK Belgium Spain Italy France Germany Source: E.P.F. Top 7 countries = 80% #12;Production Breakdown per CountryProduction Breakdown per Country 0 2 4 6 8 10 Germany France Italy Spain Belgium UK Austria 1999 2000 2001 2002

  3. Enforcement of Environmental Protection Laws under Communism and Democracy

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    Earnhart, Dietrich H.

    1997-10-01

    empirically examines enforcement responses to water?damaging “accidents” (for example, an oil spill) in the Czech Republic for the year 1988–92, a time period that spans both the communist political regime and the democratic political regime. In particular...

  4. Interview with Bernd Lambert

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    Lambert, Bernd

    2005-01-01

    typical immigrant story; original surname was Levi; while in Japan encouraged to change name to Lambert; sister born 1936 in Sofia; while in Europe the family spoke German though sister and I learnt Bulgarian when we started school; in America we children... said in a streetcar, in German, that the Germans had come to Bulgaria to help the Italians who were being defeated by the Greeks; there were some German soldiers on the streetcar and father grabbed sister under his arm and jumped off and ran up...

  5. CMV and Immunosenescence: from basics to clinics

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    Solana, Rafael; Tarazona, Raquel; Aiello, Allison E.; Akbar, Arne N.; Appay, Victor; Beswick, Mark; Bosch, Jos A.; Campos, Carmen; Cantisán, Sara; Cicin-Sain, Luka; Derhovanessian, Evelyna; Ferrando-Martínez, Sara; Frasca, Daniela; Fulöp, Tamas; Govind, Sheila; Grubeck-Loebenstein, Beatrix; Hill, Ann; Hurme, Mikko; Kern, Florian; Larbi, Anis; López-Botet, Miguel; Maier, Andrea B.; McElhaney, Janet E.; Moss, Paul; Naumova, Elissaveta; Nikolich-Zugich, Janko; Pera, Alejandra; Rector, Jerrald L.; Riddell, Natalie; Sanchez-Correa, Beatriz; Sansoni, Paolo; Sauce, Delphine; van Lier, Rene; Wang, George C.; Wills, Mark R.; Zieli?ski, Maciej; Pawelec, Graham

    2012-10-31

    , University of Alexandrovska, Sofia, Bulgaria. Department of Immunobiology and the Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, 8. Wang GC, Dash P, McCullers JA, Doherty PC, Thomas PG: T cell receptor alphabeta diversity... , Canada. 22Department of Clinical Immunology, University Hospital 237. Smithey MJ, Li G, Venturi MP, Davenport MP, Nikolich-Zugich J: Life-long persistent viral infection alters the naďve T-cell pool, impairing CD8 T-cell immunity in late life. J Immunol...

  6. Plant maintenance and plant life extension issue, 2007

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    Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

    2007-03-15

    The focus of the March-April issue is on plant maintenance and plant life extension. Major articles/reports in this issue include: Three proposed COLs expected in 2007, by Dale E. Klein, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Delivering behaviors that our customers value, by Jack Allen, Westinghouse Electric Company; Facilitating high-level and fuel waste disposal technologies, by Malcolm Gray, IAEA, Austria; Plant life management and long-term operation, by Pal Kovacs, OECD-NEA, France; Measuring control rod position, by R. Taymanov, K. Sapozhnikova, I. Druzhinin, D.I. Mendeleyev, Institue for Metrology, Russia; and, 'Modernization' means higher safety, by Svetlana Genova, Kozluduy NPP plc, Bulgaria.

  7. Philosophy at Cambridge, Newsletter of the Faculty of Philosophy

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    Lecky-Thompson, Jenni

    higher in countries where they charge and there are alternative approaches). “Cancer patients in the UK have poorer survival rates than in Bulgaria”. (We don’t know: in the UK we follow patients up better and know how long they live). “What about “demand... with a second youth. Many factors contributed to its resurgence, but one important event through which the Zeitgeist channeled its energies was the publication of a work by the Princeton philosopher David Lewis: On the Plurality of Worlds (OUP, 1986...

  8. Test of two hypotheses explaining the size of populations in a system of cities

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    Vitanov, Nikolay K

    2015-01-01

    Two classical hypotheses are examined about the population growth in a system of cities: Hypothesis 1 pertains to Gibrat's and Zipf's theory which states that the city growth-decay process is size independent; Hypothesis 2 pertains to the so called Yule process which states that the growth of populations in cities happens when (i) the distribution of the city population initial size obeys a log-normal function, (ii) the growth of the settlements follows a stochastic process. The basis for the test is some official data on Bulgarian cities at various times. This system was chosen because (i) Bulgaria is a country for which one does not expect biased theoretical conditions; (ii) the city populations were determined rather precisely. The present results show that: (i) the population size growth of the Bulgarian cities is size dependent, whence Hypothesis 1 is not confirmed for Bulgaria; (ii) the population size growth of Bulgarian cities can be described by a double Pareto log-normal distribution, whence Hypothe...

  9. OVERDETERMINED HARDY INEQUALITIES Alois Kufner and Gordon Sinnamon

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    Sinnamon, Gordon J.

    problem u(k+1) = f in (0, 1), u(0) = u (0) = · · · = u(k) (0) = u(k) (1) = 0. (1.2) 1991 Mathematics and Engineering Research Council of Canada and from the Grant Agency of the Czech Academy of Sciences, grant No if T : Lp w Lq w0 . Proof. The "if" part of the theorem is trivial. To prove the other direction, suppose

  10. Extensions of models of PV Jan Kraj'icek \\Lambda

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    Krajíèek, Jan

    Extensions of models of PV Jan Kraj'iŸcek \\Lambda Mathematical Institute and Institute of Computer Science Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Abstract We prove that certain models of PV in which NP 6` P=poly have a \\Pi b 1 ­elementary extension to a model of (PV and) NP 6` coNP=poly. If S2 proves

  11. Olfactory images and creation of meaning in Gogol's "The Nose" and Rushdie's Midnight's Children 

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    Vintrova, Magdalena

    2004-11-15

    VINTROVA Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS Approved as to style and content by: Marian Eide Patricia Phillippy (Chair...) Magdalena Vintrova, Dipl., Palacky University, Czech Republic Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Marian Eide In my thesis I argue that Gogol?s ?The Nose? and Rushdie?s Midnight?s Children are texts in which both authors are acutely aware of the fact...

  12. Application of the LBB concept to nuclear power plants with WWER 440 and WWER 1000 reactors

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    Zdarek, J.; Pecinka, L. [Nuclear Research Institute Rez (Czech Republic)

    1997-04-01

    Leak-before-break (LBB) analysis of WWER type reactors in the Czech and Sloval Republics is summarized in this paper. Legislative bases, required procedures, and validation and verification of procedures are discussed. A list of significant issues identified during the application of LBB analysis is presented. The results of statistical evaluation of crack length characteristics are presented and compared for the WWER 440 Type 230 and 213 reactors and for the WWER 1000 Type 302, 320 and 338 reactors.

  13. SYNCHEM feasibility report: Phase 1

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    1995-01-01

    Several Czech and US companies have entered into a development agreement for the purposes of determining the technical and economic feasibility and overall financeability of an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) regional energy facility to be located adjacent to the Chemopetrol refinery in Litvinov, Czech Republic. The Project would use a feedstock comprised of coal supplied by Doly a upravny Komorany s.p. (DUK) coal mining company and mined from the Most/Litvinov area together with high sulfur residual oils from the Chemopetrol refinery. When gasified together with oxygen from an Air Products air separation plant, and based on an average yearly consumption of 2,100K metric tons per year of coal (as delivered) and 630K tonnes per year of oil, approximately 11 million normal cubic meters per day of syngas will be produced. At its current projected design capacity, when combusted in two General Electric advanced technology Frame 9FA gas turbines, the Project will produce approximately 690MW of electric power; 250 metric tons/hour of steam for process; and 135 thermal equivalent MW of district heat. The Feasibility Phase efforts described in this report indicate the real possibility for a successful and profitable IGCC Project for the Czech Republic. It is therefore incumbent upon all the Project Participants to review and evaluate the information contained herein such that a go/no-go decision can be reached by early next year.

  14. Long-term photometry of the Wolf-Rayet stars WR 137, WR 140, WR 148, and WR 153

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    Kyril P. Panov; Martin Altmann; Wilhelm Seggewiss

    2000-02-10

    In 1991, a long term UBV-photometry campaign of four Wolf-Rayet stars was started using the 60 cm telescope of the National Astronomical Observatory Rozhen, Bulgaria. Here we report on our observational results and discuss the light variations. The star WR 137 showed only random light variations, which are probably due to dynamical wind instabilities but not to eclipses. WR 140 featured a dip in the light curve, the amplitude increasing towards shorter wavelengths. The probable cause is electron and Rayleigh scattering when the star was eclipsed by a dust envelope. In the case of WR 148 we found a period of 4.3 days and significant scatter in the light curves. Additionally there seems to be a long term variation with a period of 4 years. Our photometry of WR 153 is consistent with the quadruple model for this star.

  15. A Formalisation of Finite Automata using Hereditarily Finite Sets

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    Paulson, Lawrence C.

    2015-01-01

    ¨n. Split and join for minimizing: Brzozowski’s algorithm. In M. Bal´?k and M. Sima´nek, editors, The Prague Stringol- ogy Conference, pages 96–104. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Czech Technical University, 2002. 4. R. L. Constable, P. B... . Jackson, P. Naumov, and J. C. Uribe. Constructively formalizing automata theory. In G. D. Plotkin, C. Stirling, and M. Tofte, editors, Proof, Language, and Interaction, pages 213–238. MIT Press, 2000. 5. C. Doczkal, J.-O. Kaiser, and G. Smolka. A...

  16. Measurement of the production cross section for Z???(?-bar)? in pp collisions at s?=7 TeV and limits on ZZ? and Z?? triple gauge boson couplings

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    Baringer, Philip S.; Bean, Alice; Benelli, Gabriele; Kenny, R. P. III; Murray, Michael J.; Noonan, Danny; Sanders, Stephen J.; Stringer, Robert W.; Wood, Jeffrey Scott; Chatrchyan, S.; Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Bergauer, T.

    2013-10-24

    -scintillator hadron calorimeter, which measure particle energies deposited in a barrel and two endcaps. The tracking system and calorimeters are immersed in a 3.8 T magnetic field provided by the superconducting solenoid. Muons are measured in gas-ionization detectors.... Mousa, C. Nicolaou, F. Ptochos, P.A. Razis Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic M. Finger, M. Finger Jr. Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Egyptian Network of High Energy Physics, Cairo, Egypt Y. Assran9...

  17. A gradient system on the quantum information space that realizes the Karmarkar flow for linear programming

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    Yoshio Uwano; Hiromi Yuya

    2008-07-25

    In the paper of Uwano [Czech. J. of Phys., vol.56, pp.1311-1316 (2006)], a gradient system is found on the space of density matrices endowed with the quantum SLD Fisher metric (to be referred to as the quantum information space) that realizes a generalization of a gradient system on the space of multinomial distributions studied by Nakamura [Japan J. Indust. Appl. Math., vol.10, pp.179-189 (1993)]. On motived by those papers, the present paper aims to construct a gradient system on the quantum information space that realizes the Karmarkar flow, the continuous limit of the Karmarkar projective scaling algorithm for linear programming.

  18. Exposure conditions of reactor internals of Rovno VVER-440 NPP units 1 and 2

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    Grytsenko, O.V.; Pugach, S.M.; Diemokhin, V.L.; Bukanov, V.N. [Inst. for Nuclear Research, Kyiv, 03680 (Ukraine); Marek, M.; Vandlik, S. [Nuclear Research Inst. Rez Plc., Rez, 25068 (Czech Republic)

    2011-07-01

    Results of determination of irradiation conditions for vessel internals of VVER-440 reactor No. 1 and 2 at Rovno Nuclear Power Plant, obtained by specialists at Inst. for Nuclear Research Kyiv (Ukraine)), and Nuclear Research Inst. Rez (Czech Republic)), are presented. To calculate neutron transport, detailed calculation models of these reactors were prepared. Distribution of neutron flux functionals on the surface of reactor VVER-440 baffle and core barrel for different core loads was studied. Agreement between results obtained by specialists at Inst. for Nuclear Research and at Nuclear Research Inst. is shown. (authors)

  19. Role of research reactors in training of NPP personnel with special focus on training reactor VR-1

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    Sklenka, L.; Rataj, J.; Frybort, J.; Huml, O. [Dept. of Nuclear Reactors, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague, V Holesovickach 2, Prague 8, 180 00 (Czech Republic)

    2012-07-01

    Research reactors play an important role in providing key personnel of nuclear power plants a hands-on experience from operation and experiments at nuclear facilities. Training of NPP (Nuclear Power Plant) staff is usually deeply theoretical with an extensive utilisation of simulators and computer visualisation. But a direct sensing of the reactor response to various actions can only improve the personnel awareness of important aspects of reactor operation. Training Reactor VR-1 and its utilization for training of NPP operators and other professionals from Czech Republic and Slovakia is described. Typical experimental exercises and good practices in organization of a training program are demonstrated. (authors)

  20. [Review of] Stefan Michael Newerkla. Sprachkontakte deutsch – tschechisch – slowakisch. Wörterbuch der deutschen Lehnwörter im Tschechischen und Slowakischen: historische Entwicklung, Beleglage, bisherige und neue Deutungen. Zweite, durchgehend überarbeitete und aktualisierte Auflage (= Schriften über Sprachen und Texte 7)

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    Greenberg, Marc L.

    2013-01-01

    — 112 — Slavia Centralis 1/2013 Ocene, zapiski, poro?ila – Reviews, Notes, Reports SteFan MiCHael neWerkla. SPracHKontaKte deutScH – tScHecHiScH – SLoWaKiScH. Wörterbuch der deutschen Lehnwörter im Tschechischen und Slowakischen: historische... is the second edition of the Dictionary of German Loanwords in Czech and Slovak, which includes also considerable information not only about the German lexical component of these two languages, but of Slavic as a whole, a book that received some sixteen...

  1. Slavia Centralis. 1. (2009): 1-4.: Front Matter

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    2009-01-01

    (Uniwersytet ?l?ski – University of Silesia, PL) Tehni?na urednica – Technical editor Natalija Ul?nik (Univerza v Mariboru – University of Maribor, SLO) Številko je uredila – Guest editor: Zinka Zorko (Univerza v Mariboru – University of Maribor, SLO...-Nnyitrai, A cseh szak 50 éve (1955–2005) (50 years of the Czech Department 1955–2005). Ed. Heé Veronika, Oleg Fedoszov 174 Natalija Ul?nik, Marko Jesenšek: The Slovene Language in the Alpine and Pannonian Language Aria. The history of the Slovene Language...

  2. "Conflict Between Economic Growth and Environmental Protection", Dr. Bryan

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

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  3. Proceedings of the scientific visit on crystalline rock repository development.

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    Mariner, Paul E.; Hardin, Ernest L.; Miksova, Jitka

    2013-02-01

    A scientific visit on Crystalline Rock Repository Development was held in the Czech Republic on September 24-27, 2012. The visit was hosted by the Czech Radioactive Waste Repository Authority (RAWRA), co-hosted by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The purpose of the visit was to promote technical information exchange between participants from countries engaged in the investigation and exploration of crystalline rock for the eventual construction of nuclear waste repositories. The visit was designed especially for participants of countries that have recently commenced (or recommenced) national repository programmes in crystalline host rock formations. Discussion topics included repository programme development, site screening and selection, site characterization, disposal concepts in crystalline host rock, regulatory frameworks, and safety assessment methodology. Interest was surveyed in establishing a %E2%80%9Cclub,%E2%80%9D the mission of which would be to identify and address the various technical challenges that confront the disposal of radioactive waste in crystalline rock environments. The idea of a second scientific visit to be held one year later in another host country received popular support. The visit concluded with a trip to the countryside south of Prague where participants were treated to a tour of the laboratory and underground facilities of the Josef Regional Underground Research Centre.

  4. Optical and Radio Variability of BL Lacertae

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    Gaur, Haritma; Bachev, R; Strigachev, A; Semkov, E; Wiita, Paul J; Volvach, A E; Gu, Minfeng; Agarwal, A; Agudo, I; Aller, M F; Aller, H D; Kurtanidze, O M; Kurtanidze, S O; Lahteenmaki, A; Peneva, S; Nikolashvili, M G; Sigua, L A; Tornikoski, M; Volvach, L N

    2015-01-01

    We observed the prototype blazar, BL Lacertae, extensively in optical and radio bands during an active phase in the period 2010--2013 when the source showed several prominent outbursts. We searched for possible correlations and time lags between the optical and radio band flux variations using multifrequency data to learn about the mechanisms producing variability. During an active phase of BL Lacertae, we searched for possible correlations and time lags between multifrequency light curves of several optical and radio bands. We tried to estimate any possible variability timescales and inter-band lags in these bands. We performed optical observations in B, V, R and I bands from seven telescopes in Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece and India and obtained radio data at 36.8, 22.2, 14.5, 8 and 4.8 GHz frequencies from three telescopes in Ukraine, Finland and USA. Significant cross-correlations between optical and radio bands are found in our observations with a delay of cm-fluxes with respect to optical ones of ~250 days...

  5. Multi-band optical-NIR variability of blazars on diverse timescales

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    Agarwal, Aditi; Bachev, R; Strigachev, A; Semkov, E; Wiita, Paul J; Bottcher, M; Boeva, S; Gaur, H; Gu, M F; Peneva, S; Ibryamov, S; Pandey, U S

    2015-01-01

    To search for optical variability on a wide range of timescales, we have carried out photometric monitoring of two flat spectrum radio quasars, 3C 454.3 and 3C 279, plus one BL Lac, S5 0716+714, all of which have been exhibiting remarkably high activity and pronounced variability at all wavelengths. CCD magnitudes in B, V, R and I pass-bands were determined for $\\sim$ 7000 new optical observations from 114 nights made during 2011 - 2014, with an average length of $\\sim$ 4 h each, at seven optical telescopes: four in Bulgaria, one in Greece, and two in India. We measured multiband optical flux and colour variations on diverse timescales. Discrete correlation functions were computed among B, V, R, and I observations, to search for any time delays. We found weak correlations in some cases with no significant time lags. The structure function method was used to estimate any characteristic time-scales of variability. We also investigated the spectral energy distribution of the three blazars using B, V, R, I, J and...

  6. Biomass gasification for liquid fuel production

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    Najser, Jan E-mail: vaclav.peer@vsb.cz; Peer, Václav E-mail: vaclav.peer@vsb.cz

    2014-08-06

    In our old fix-bed autothermal gasifier we tested wood chips and wood pellets. We make experiments for Czech company producing agro pellets - pellets made from agricultural waste and fastrenewable natural resources. We tested pellets from wheat and rice straw and hay. These materials can be very perspective, because they do?t compete with food production, they were formed in sufficient quantity and in the place of their treatment. New installation is composed of allothermal biomass fixed bed gasifier with conditioning and using produced syngas for Fischer - Tropsch synthesis. As a gasifying agent will be used steam. Gas purification will have two parts - separation of dust particles using a hot filter and dolomite reactor for decomposition of tars. In next steps, gas will be cooled, compressed and removed of sulphur and chlorine compounds and carbon dioxide. This syngas will be used for liquid fuel synthesis.

  7. Energy and environmental research emphasizing low-rank coal. Semi-annual report, January--June 1994

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    1994-09-01

    Summaries of progress on the following tasks are presented: Mixed waste treatment; Hot water extraction of nonpolar organic pollutant from soils; Aqueous phase thermal oxidation wastewater treatment; Review of results from comprehensive characterization of air toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants; Air toxic fine particulate control; Effectiveness of sorbents for trace elements; Catalyst for utilization of methane in selective catalytic reduction of NOx; Fuel utilization properties; Hot gas cleaning; PFBC; catalytic tar cracking; sulfur forms in coal; resid and bitumen desulfurization; biodesulfurization; diesel fuel desulfurization; stability issues; Sorbent carbon development; Evaluation of carbon products; Stable and supercritical chars; Briquette binders; Carbon molecular sieves; Coal char fuel evaporation canister sorbent; Development of a coal by-product classification protocol for utilization; Use of coal ash in recycled plastics and composite materials; Corrosion of advanced structural materials; Joining of advanced structural materials; Resource data evaluation; and the Usti and Labem (Czech Republic) coal-upgrading program.

  8. PSP Stechovice rehabilitation

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    Svoboda, J.

    1998-07-01

    The original pumped storage plant Stechovice (2 x 21 MW) was put into operation during 1947--1948. At that time it was one of the biggest PSP in Europe, having very progressive technical solution. After more than forty years of intensive operation, at the end of the eighties, the Czech power company CEZ faced the decision on the PSP Stechovice fate. Based on the review of eleven variants of rehabilitation, the most investment-demanding solution was selected including the machinery house rebuilding and new power technology installation (1 x 45 MW). The project was completed at the end of 1996. The present experience with operation and guarantee measurements records demonstrate that PSP Stechovice is again, after rehabilitation, a power plant with parameters and performance comparable with the world's best. The cost for rehabilitation amounted only to half of the estimated cost for a new source of similar type.

  9. Statistics and Classification of the Microwave Zebra Patterns Associated with Solar Flares

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    Tan, Baolin; Zhang, Yin; Meszarosova, H; Karlicky, M

    2013-01-01

    The microwave zebra pattern (ZP) is the most interesting, intriguing, and complex spectral structure frequently observed in solar flares. A comprehensive statistical study will certainly help us to understand the formation mechanism, which is not exactly clear now. This work presents a comprehensive statistical analysis on a big sample with 202 ZP events collected from observations at the Chinese Solar Broadband Radio Spectrometer at Huairou and the Ondrejov Radiospectrograph in Czech Republic at frequencies of 1.00 - 7.60 GHz during 2000 - 2013. After investigating the parameter properties of ZPs, such as the occurrence in flare phase, frequency range, polarization degree, duration, etc., we find that the variation of zebra stripe frequency separation with respect to frequency is the best indicator for a physical classification of ZPs. Microwave ZPs can be classified into 3 types: equidistant ZP, variable-distant ZP, and growing-distant ZP, possibly corresponding to mechanisms of Bernstein wave model, whistl...

  10. Flare processes evolution and polarization changes of fine structures of solar radio emission in the April 11, 2013 event

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    Chernov, Gennady; Tan, Baolin; Yan, Yihua; Tan, Chengming; Fu, Qijun; Karlicky, Marian; Fomichev, Valery

    2015-01-01

    The measurement of positions and sizes of radio sources in the observations of solar radio spectral fine structures in an M6.5 flare on April 11, 2013 were observed simultaneously by several radio instruments at four different observatories: Chinese Solar Broadband Radio Spectrometers at Huairou (SBRS/Huairou), Ondrejov Radio spectrograph in the Czech Republic (ORSC/Ondrejov), Badary Broadband Microwave spectropolarimeter (BMS/Irkutsk), and spectrograph/IZMIRAN (Moscow, Troitsk). The fine structures include microwave zebra patterns (ZP), fast pulsations, and fibers. They were observed during the flare brightening located at the tops of a loop arcade. The dynamics of the polarization was associated with the motion of the flare exciter, which was observed in EUV images at 171A and 131A (SDO/AIA). Combining magnetograms observed by the SDO Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI) with the homologous assumption of EUV flare brightening and ZP bursts, we deduced that the observed ZPs correspond to the ordinary radio...

  11. One of Possible Applications of High-Tc Superconductors

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    A. V. Nikulov

    2001-06-06

    Possible application of a result contradicting to the second law of thermodynamics is announced. According to this result the chaotic energy of thermal fluctuation can be transformed in electric energy of direct current in an inhomogeneous superconducting ring. Although the power of this transformation is very weak this effect has optimistic perspective of wide application because useful energy can be obtained from heat energy in the equilibrium state. It is explain why the second law can be broken in some quantum systems. In the last years some authors have concluded almost at once on violation of the second law in different quantum systems: A.E.Allahverdyan and Th.M.Nieuwenhuizen, PRL 85, 1799 (2000); cond-mat/0011389; V.Capec and J.Bok Czech. J. of Phys. 49, 1645 (1999); cond-mat/0012056; Physica A 290, 379 (2001); D. Sheehan, Phys. Plasmas 2 (6), 1893 (1995); Phys. Rev.E 61, 4662 (2000); P. Weiss, Science News, 158, 234 (2000).

  12. Quantum Force in a Superconductor

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    A. V. Nikulov

    2001-04-23

    A contradiction of the Little-Parks experiment with the Ohm's law and other fundamental laws is explained. This explanation shows that the Little-Parks oscillations of the loop resistance are an experimental evidence of a direct (non-chaotic) Brownian motion. The Langevin force is connected with a change of the momentum circulation of superconducting pairs because of the quantization. Its average value can be non-zero because of the quantization. The existence of a direct Brownian motion contradicts to the principle on which the second law of thermodynamic is based. Therefore the Little-Parks experiment is evidence of a possibility of violation of the second law. In the last years other authors have stated also violation of the second law in different quantum systems: A.E.Allahverdyan and Th.M.Nieuwenhuizen, PRL 85, 1799 (2000); cond-mat/0011389; V.Capec and J.Bok, Czech.J. of Phys. 49, 1645 (1999); cond-mat/0012056; Physica A 290, 379 (2001); P. Weiss, Science News, 158, 234 (2000).

  13. Trace Elements in Hair from Tanzanian Children: Effect of Dietary Factor

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    Mohammed, Najat K.; Spyrou, Nicholas M.

    2009-04-19

    Trace elements in certain amounts are essential for childrens' health, because they are present in tissues participating in metabolic reactions of organisms. Deficiency of the essential elements may result in malnutrition, impaired body immunity, and poor resistance to disease. These conditions might be enhanced against a background of additional adverse environmental factors such as toxic elements. The analysis of elements in childrens' hair will give information on the deficiency of essential elements and excess of toxic elements in relation to their diet. In this study, 141 hair samples from children (girls and boys) living in two regions of Tanzanian mainland (Dar es Salaam and Moshi) and the island of Zanzibar have been analysed for trace elements in relation to food consumption habits. The analysis was carried out using long and short irradiation instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) of the Nuclear Physics Institute at Rez, Czech Republic. Arithmetic and geometric means with their respective standard deviations are presented for 19 elements. Subgroups were formed according to age, gender, and geographic regions from which the samples were collected. Differences in concentrations for the groups and with other childhood populations were explored and discussed.

  14. The art of science: interview with Professor John Archibald Wheeler

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    Ji?i Bi?ák

    2011-05-23

    During the conference on the methods of differential geometry in physics in Warsaw in June 1976, Professor Wheeler gave an interview for the Czechoslovak Journal of Physics A. After Professor Wheeler authorized the English version in January 1977, the Czech translation was published in \\v{C}eskoslovensk\\'y \\v{c}asopis pro fyziku A (1978) and soon afterwards the Polish translation appeared in Postepy fizyky. After John Wheeler's recent death it occurred to me that it would now be appropriate to publish the original interview from 1976 so that it would not be lost to English readers; and so, despite being more than 30 years old, the interview appeared in the special issue on quantum gravity of "General Relativity and Gravitation" dedicated to the memory of J. A. Wheeler. John Wheeler would now surely add more about black holes in nuclei of galaxies, not mentioning just Cygnus X-1, when discussing cosmology he would undoubtedly address the problem of dark energy etc. However, in the conversation about Einstein and Bohr, about the need for choosing appropriate names, or about the relation of science and philosophy and art, he would probably give answers as he did more than 30 years ago.

  15. INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY IDENTIFICATION, DEVELOPMENT, DEMONSTRATION, DEPLOYMENT AND EXCHANGE

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    Roy C. Herndon

    2001-02-28

    Cooperative Agreement (DE-FC21-95EW55101) between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Florida State University's Institute for International Cooperative Environmental Research (IICER) was designed to facilitate a number of joint programmatic goals of both the DOE and the IICER related to international technology identification, development, demonstration and deployment using a variety of mechanisms to accomplish these goals. These mechanisms included: laboratory and field research; technology demonstrations; international training and technical exchanges; data collection, synthesis and evaluation; the conduct of conferences, symposia and high-level meetings; and other appropriate and effective approaches. The DOE utilized the expertise and facilities of the IICER at Florida State University to accomplish its goals related to this cooperative agreement. The IICER has unique and demonstrated capabilities that have been utilized to conduct the tasks for this cooperative agreement. The IICER conducted activities related to technology identification, development, evaluation, demonstration and deployment through its joint centers which link the capabilities at Florida State University with collaborating academic and leading research institutions in the major countries of Central and Eastern Europe (e.g., Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland) and Russia. The activities and accomplishments for this five-year cooperative agreement are summarized in this Final Technical Report.

  16. Statistics and classification of the microwave zebra patterns associated with solar flares

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    Tan, Baolin; Tan, Chengming; Zhang, Yin [Key Laboratory of Solar Activity, National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012 (China); Mészárosová, H.; Karlický, M., E-mail: bltan@nao.cas.cn [Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ondrejov 15165 (Czech Republic)

    2014-01-10

    The microwave zebra pattern (ZP) is the most interesting, intriguing, and complex spectral structure frequently observed in solar flares. A comprehensive statistical study will certainly help us to understand the formation mechanism, which is not exactly clear now. This work presents a comprehensive statistical analysis of a big sample with 202 ZP events collected from observations at the Chinese Solar Broadband Radio Spectrometer at Huairou and the Ond?ejov Radiospectrograph in the Czech Republic at frequencies of 1.00-7.60 GHz from 2000 to 2013. After investigating the parameter properties of ZPs, such as the occurrence in flare phase, frequency range, polarization degree, duration, etc., we find that the variation of zebra stripe frequency separation with respect to frequency is the best indicator for a physical classification of ZPs. Microwave ZPs can be classified into three types: equidistant ZPs, variable-distant ZPs, and growing-distant ZPs, possibly corresponding to mechanisms of the Bernstein wave model, whistler wave model, and double plasma resonance model, respectively. This statistical classification may help us to clarify the controversies between the existing various theoretical models and understand the physical processes in the source regions.

  17. Transition properties from the Hermitian formulation of the coupled cluster polarization propagator

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    Tucholska, Aleksandra M. Modrzejewski, Marcin; Moszynski, Robert

    2014-09-28

    Theory of one-electron transition density matrices has been formulated within the time-independent coupled cluster method for the polarization propagator [R. Moszynski, P. S. ?uchowski, and B. Jeziorski, Coll. Czech. Chem. Commun. 70, 1109 (2005)]. Working expressions have been obtained and implemented with the coupled cluster method limited to single, double, and linear triple excitations (CC3). Selected dipole and quadrupole transition probabilities of the alkali earth atoms, computed with the new transition density matrices are compared to the experimental data. Good agreement between theory and experiment is found. The results obtained with the new approach are of the same quality as the results obtained with the linear response coupled cluster theory. The one-electron density matrices for the ground state in the CC3 approximation have also been implemented. The dipole moments for a few representative diatomic molecules have been computed with several variants of the new approach, and the results are discussed to choose the approximation with the best balance between the accuracy and computational efficiency.

  18. Power plant rehabilitation in Eastern Europe

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    Gaglia, B.N. [Pyropower Corp., San Diego, CA (United States); Lecesne, E. [ABB Power Generation Ltd., Baden (Switzerland)

    1995-12-31

    Beginning in 1989, political revolution in the former Eastern block countries precipitated a period of economic transformation from a centrally planned to a market-oriented economy. Because energy is a vital factor of any economic development, rehabilitation of the region`s aging and polluting energy sector is essential to achieving economic stability and growth. Today Eastern Europe is among the most polluted regions in the world. This is due to the absence of effective environmental responsibility over the last 40 years. The European Community and other Western countries have focused on Eastern Europe as a significant world environmental problem, particularly the Black Triangle area. To meet this challenge the governments of Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany and others have embarked on various programs to rehabilitate the key power stations in the region. This paper will present the various aspects of power plant rehabilitation including the installation of new efficient turbine generators, new digital control systems, renovated power cycle equipment and modern efficient clean coal circulating fluidized bed technology. The paper focuses on this issue by using the Turow 2 x 235 MW rehabilitation project in Bogatynia, Poland as a case study. Included in the paper will be a discussion of a broad range of issues affecting rehabilitation including technical considerations, financial and commercial limitations and political aspects.

  19. ICSBEP Benchmarks For Nuclear Data Applications

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    Briggs, J. Blair [Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (United States)

    2005-05-24

    The International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project (ICSBEP) was initiated in 1992 by the United States Department of Energy. The ICSBEP became an official activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) -- Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in 1995. Representatives from the United States, United Kingdom, France, Japan, the Russian Federation, Hungary, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro (formerly Yugoslavia), Kazakhstan, Spain, Israel, Brazil, Poland, and the Czech Republic are now participating. South Africa, India, China, and Germany are considering participation. The purpose of the ICSBEP is to identify, evaluate, verify, and formally document a comprehensive and internationally peer-reviewed set of criticality safety benchmark data. The work of the ICSBEP is published as an OECD handbook entitled ''International Handbook of Evaluated Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments.'' The 2004 Edition of the Handbook contains benchmark specifications for 3331 critical or subcritical configurations that are intended for use in validation efforts and for testing basic nuclear data. New to the 2004 Edition of the Handbook is a draft criticality alarm / shielding type benchmark that should be finalized in 2005 along with two other similar benchmarks. The Handbook is being used extensively for nuclear data testing and is expected to be a valuable resource for code and data validation and improvement efforts for decades to come. Specific benchmarks that are useful for testing structural materials such as iron, chromium, nickel, and manganese; beryllium; lead; thorium; and 238U are highlighted.

  20. Calix 2007:9th International Conference on Calixarene Chemistry

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    Jeffery Davis

    2011-09-09

    The DOE funds helped support an International Conference, Calix 2007, whose focus was on Supramolecular Chemistry. The conference was held at the University of Maryland from August 6-9, 2007 (Figure 1). The conference website is at www.chem.umd.edu/Conferences/Calix2007. This biannual conference had previously been held in the Czech Republic (2005), Canada (2003), Netherlands (2001), Australia (1999), Italy (1997), USA (Fort Worth, 1995) Japan (1993) and Germany (1991). Calixarenes are cup-shaped compounds that are a major part of Supramolecular Chemistry, for which Cram, Lehn and Pederson were awarded a Nobel Prize 20 years ago. Calixarene chemistry has expanded greatly in the last 2 decades, as these compounds are used in synthetic and mechanistic chemistry, separations science, materials science, nanoscience and biological chemistry. The organizing committee was quite happy that Calix 2007 encompassed the broad scope and interdisciplinary nature of the field. Our goal was to bring together leading scientists interested in calixarenes, molecular recognition, nanoscience and supramolecular chemistry. We believe that new research directions and collaborations resulted from an exchange of ideas between conferees. This grant from the DOE was crucial toward achieving that goal, as the funds helped cover some of the registration and accommodations costs for the speakers.

  1. Present experience of NRI REZ with preparation of spent nuclear fuel shipment to Russian Federation

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    Svitak, F.; Broz, V.; Hrehor, M.; Marek, M.; Novosad, P.; Podlaha, J.; Rychecky, J. [Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc, Husinec 130, CZ-25068 (Czech Republic)

    2008-07-15

    The Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (NRI) jointed the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) programme under the US-Russian Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) initiative and started the preparation of the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) shipment from the LVR-15 research reactor back to the Russian Federation (RF). The transport of 16 SKODA VPVR/M casks with EK-10, IRT-2M 80 %, and IRT-2M 36% fuel types is planned for the autumn of 2007. The paper describes the experience gained so far during the preparatory works for the SNF shipment (facility equipment modification, cask licenses) and the actual preparation of the SNF for transport, in particular its checking, repacking in a hot cell, loading into the VPVR/M casks, drying, manipulation, completion of the transport documentation, etc., including its transport to the SNF storage facility at the NRI before it is shipped to the RF. The paper also briefly describes a regulatory framework for these activities with a focus on legislative and methodological aspects of the return of vitrified waste back to the Czech Republic. (author)

  2. Remediation of old environmental liabilities in the Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc

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    Podlaha, J. [Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (Czech Republic)

    2007-07-01

    The Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (NRI) is a leading institution in all areas of nuclear R and D in the Czech Republic. The NRI's activity encompasses nuclear physics, chemistry, nuclear power, experiments at research nuclear reactors and many other topics. The NRI operates two research nuclear reactors, many facilities as a hot cell facility, research laboratories, technology for radioactive waste (RAW) management, radionuclide irradiators, an electron accelerator, etc. After 50 years of activities in the nuclear field, there are some environmental liabilities that shall be remedied in the NRI. There are three areas of remediation: (1) decommissioning of old obsolete facilities (e.g. decay tanks, RAW treatment technology, special sewage system), (2) treatment of RAW from operation and dismantling of nuclear facilities, and (3) elimination of spent fuel from research nuclear reactors operated by the NRI. The goal is to remedy the environmental liabilities and eliminate the potential negative impact on the environment. Based on this postulate, optimal remedial actions have been selected and recommended for the environmental remediation. Remediation of the environmental liabilities started in 2003 and will be finished in 2012. Some liabilities have already been successfully remedied. The most significant items of environmental liabilities are described in the paper together with information about the history, the current state, the progress, and the future activities in the field of remediation of environmental liabilities in the NRI. (authors)

  3. Climate variability and climate change vulnerability and adaptation. Workshop summary

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    Bhatti, N.; Cirillo, R.R.; Dixon, R.K.

    1995-12-31

    Representatives from fifteen countries met in Prague, Czech Republic, on September 11-15, 1995, to share results from the analysis of vulnerability and adaptation to global climate change. The workshop focused on the issues of global climate change and its impacts on various sectors of a national economy. The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), which has been signed by more than 150 governments worldwide, calls on signatory parties to develop and communicate measures they are implementing to respond to global climate change. An analysis of a country`s vulnerability to changes in the climate helps it identify suitable adaptation measures. These analyses are designed to determine the extent of the impacts of global climate change on sensitive sectors such as agricultural crops, forests, grasslands and livestock, water resources, and coastal areas. Once it is determined how vulnerable a country may be to climate change, it is possible to identify adaptation measures for ameliorating some or all of the effects.The objectives of the vulnerability and adaptation workshop were to: The objectives of the vulnerability and adaptation workshop were to: Provide an opportunity for countries to describe their study results; Encourage countries to learn from the experience of the more complete assessments and adjust their studies accordingly; Identify issues and analyses that require further investigation; and Summarize results and experiences for governmental and intergovernmental organizations.

  4. QER- Comment of Allegra Schecter

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To members of the QER Task Force: Thank you for taking time to address energy concerns for our region. It is time for renewable energy sources to be taken seriously in this country. Other countries, such as Germany, have successfully converted a majority of their energy needs to renewables. If they can do it in Germany (with Berlin much further north then northernmost Maine) we can do it here. The following article on the German electricity market, which now has an enormous amount of solar and wind capacity, indicates 60% of the entire country's electricity demand was met by renewables... and it's not even Summer yet. http://www.renewablesinternational.net/baseload-takes-a-beating-over-wee... "Wholesale prices fell so low that a number of baseload plants were simply shut down for the entire weekend. Still, day-ahead prices were close to zero yesterday. Solar and wind are not only making conventional power unprofitable in Germany, but also in neighboring France and Switzerland – and the Czech Republic says that low wholesale prices are the reason why it has stepped away from a new nuclear project." We do not need more fossil fuel infrastructure. We do not need to add more methane, from drilling for natural gas, into an already overloaded global atmosphere. Climate change is here. There is no more time to waste. Thank you. Allegra Schecter

  5. The {sup 18}O(d,p){sup 19}O reaction and the ANC method

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    Burjan, V.; Hons, Z.; Kroha, V.; Mrázek, J.; Pisko?, Š. [Nuclear Physics Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences, 250 68 ?ež (Czech Republic); Mukhamedzhanov, A. M.; Trache, L.; Tribble, R. E. [Cyclotron Institute, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 (United States); La Cognata, M.; Lamia, L.; Pizzone, G. R.; Puglia, S. M. R.; Rapisarda, G. G.; Romano, S.; Sergi, M. L.; Spartŕ, R.; Spitaleri, C. [Universitŕ di Catania and INFN Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania (Italy); Gulino, M.; Tumino, A. [Universitŕ degli Studi di Enna KORE, Enna, Italy and Universitŕ di Catania and INFN Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania (Italy)

    2014-05-09

    The neutron capture rate {sup 18}O(n,?){sup 19}O is important for analysis of nucleosynthesis in inhomogeneous Big Bang models and also for models of processes in massive red giant stars and AGB stars. Angular distributions of the {sup 18}O(d,p){sup 19}O reaction were measured at a deuteron energy of 16.3 MeV in NPI in ?ež, Czech Republic, with the aim to determine Asymptotic Normalization Coefficients which can then be used for indirect determination of the direct contribution to the {sup 18}O(n,?){sup 19}O process. In the experiment, the gas target with {sup 18}O isotope of high purity 99.9 % was used thus eliminating any contaminating reactions. Reaction products were measured by the set of 8 ?E-E telescopes consisting of thin and thick silicon surface-barrier detectors. Angular distributions of proton transfers corresponding to 6 levels of {sup 19}O up to the 4.1093 MeV excitation energy were determined. The analysis of angular distributions in the angular range from 6 to 64 degree including also the angular distribution of elastically scattered deuterons was carried out by means of ECIS and DWUCK codes. From the determined ANCs the direct contribution to the radiative capture {sup 18}O(n,?){sup 19}O was deduced and compared with existing direct measurements.

  6. Krakow clean fossil fuels and energy efficiency program. Phase 1 report

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    Butcher, T.; Pierce, B. [eds.

    1995-06-01

    Krakow is one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland. It is situated in the south of the country on the banks of the Vistula River. From the 11th until the 17th centuries, it was the capital of Poland. Today, Krakow is a city of 750,000 residents, one of the largest centers of higher education, an important industrial center, and is of particular importance because of the number and kinds of historic buildings and sites. For this reason, Krakow was included by the UNESCO in the list of the world`s cultural heritages. For about three decades, significant air pollution has been one of Krakow`s most serious problems. Because the city is situated in the Vistula River valley, it is poorly ventilated and experiences a high concentration of air pollutants. The quality of air in Krakow is affected mainly by industry (Sendzimir Steelworks, energy industry, chemical plants), influx from the Silesian industrial region (power plants, metallurgy), transboundary pollution (Ostrava - Czech Republic), and local sources of low pollution, i.e. more than 1,000 boiler houses using solid fuels and more than 100,000 coal-fired home stoves. These local sources, with low stacks and almost no pollution-control equipment, are responsible for about 35-40% of the air pollution. This report presents phase I results of a program to reduce pollution in krakow. Phase I was to gather information on emissions and costs, and to verify assumptions on existing heating methods and alternatives.

  7. Irradiation Tests and Expected Performance of Readout Electronics of the ATLAS Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter for the HL-LHC

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    Martin Nagel

    2013-09-03

    The readout electronics of the ATLAS Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter (HEC) will have to withstand an about 3-5 times larger radiation environment at the future high-luminosity LHC (HLLHC) compared to their design values. The preamplifier and summing boards (PSBs), which are equipped with GaAs ASICs and comprise the heart of the readout electronics, were irradiated with neutrons and protons with fluences surpassing several times ten years of operation of the HL-LHC. Neutron tests were performed at the NPI in Rez, Czech Republic, where a 36 MeV proton beam was directed on a thick heavy water target to produce neutrons. The proton irradiation was done with 200 MeV protons at the PROSCAN area of the Proton Irradiation Facility at the PSI in Villigen, Switzerland. In-situ measurements of S-parameters in both tests allow the evaluation of frequency dependent performance parameters, like gain and input impedance, as a function of fluence. The linearity of the ASIC response was measured directly in the neutron tests with a triangular input pulse of varying amplitude. The results obtained allow an estimation of the expected performance degradation of the HEC. For a possible replacement of the PSB chips, alternative technologies were investigated and exposed to similar neutron radiation levels. In particular, IHP 250 nm Si CMOS technology has turned out to show good performance and match the specifications required. The performance measurements of the current PSB devices, the expected performance degradations under HL-LHC conditions, and results from alternative technologies will be presented.

  8. Rehabilitation of CHP in northern Moravia (CZ)

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    Mazae, V. [Energoprojekt Praha (Czech Republic); Nimec, V.; Karvina, T.; Novaeek, A. [Moravskoslezske Teplarny (Czech Republic)

    1997-12-31

    The most effective usage of fuel energy is the combined generation of electricity and heat. Energoprojekt participates in the preparation of many such projects in Czech Republic. The Rehabilitation of Teplarny Karvina, (TEK) is a working title for first stage of fundamental renewal and upgrading of CHP TEK which is under construction now. Its conception is based on maximum utilization of existing equipment focused upon the improvement of combined power and heat generation with the aim to decrease impacts on the environment. The district heating systems of towns Havi ov and Karvina will be interconnected which will improve the operation of systems and increase the reliability of heat supply into both systems. Rehabilitation of TEK consists of the installation of a condensing 37 MWe steam turbine with heat recovery including a 214 MWth heat exchanger station, hot water circulating station and other necessary equipment. The second stage of this project will be the new CHP. The new cogeneration plant called Karvina (EZK) has to assure the basic heating capacity for the integrated complex of two towns and three mines. The peak load of district heating is 426 MWth, the heating capacity of TEK is 266 MWth. This rate enables all-year operation, high effective utilization of the new power plant, and economical and ecological utilization of coal. The existing plants with the sufficient capacity will cooperate with the new plant during approximately half of the heating season. The principal equipment of the cogeneration unit EZK consists of two fluidized bed boilers with heating capacity of 309 MWth and a steam condensation turbine with heat recovery with a maximum output of 260 MWe or alternatively 2x125 MWe. The goals of the project are: increasing the generation of power, reducing the operation costs, keeping the new emission standards, improving the efficiency and reliability of the heat supplies and keeping position on the market.

  9. International technology catalogue: Foreign technologies to support the environmental restoration and waste management needs of the DOE complex

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    Matalucci, R.V.; Jimenez, R.D.; Esparza-Baca, C.

    1995-07-01

    This document represents a summary of 27 foreign-based environmental restoration and waste management technologies that have been screened and technically evaluated for application to the cleanup problems of the Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapons complex. The evaluation of these technologies was initiated in 1992 and completed in 1995 under the DOE`s International Technology Coordination Program of the Office of Technology Development. A methodology was developed for conducting a country-by-country survey of several regions of the world where specific environmental technology capabilities and market potential were investigated. The countries that were selected from a rank-ordering process for the survey included: then West Germany, the Netherlands, France, Japan, Taiwan, the Czech and Slovak Republics, and the Former Soviet Union. The notably innovative foreign technologies included in this document were screened initially from a list of several hundred, and then evaluated based on criteria that examined for level of maturity, suitability to the DOE needs, and for potential cost effective application at a DOE site. Each of the selected foreign technologies that were evaluated in this effort for DOE application were subsequently matched with site-specific environmental problem units across the DOE complex using the Technology Needs Assessment CROSSWALK Report. For ease of tracking these technologies to site problem units, and to facilitate their input into the DOE EnviroTRADE Information System, they were categorized into the following three areas: (1) characterization, monitoring and sensors, (2) waste treatment and separations, and (3) waste containment. Technical data profiles regarding these technologies include title and description, performance information, development status, key regulatory considerations, intellectual property rights, institute and contact personnel, and references.

  10. The science, technology, and politics of ballistic missile defense

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    Coyle, Philip E. [Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Washington, DC (United States)

    2014-05-09

    America's missile defense systems are deployed at home and abroad. This includes the Groundbased Missile Defense (GMD) system in Alaska and California, the Phased Adaptive Approach in Europe (EPAA), and regional systems in the Middle East and Asia. Unfortunately these systems lack workable architectures, and many of the required elements either don't work or are missing. Major review and reconsideration is needed of all elements of these systems. GMD performance in tests has gotten worse with time, when it ought to be getting better. A lack of political support is not to blame as the DoD spends about $10 billion per year, and proposes to add about $5 billion over the next five years. Russia objects to the EPAA as a threat to its ICBM forces, and to the extensive deployment of U.S. military forces in countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania, once part of the Soviet Union. Going forward the U.S. should keep working with Russia whose cooperation will be key to diplomatic gains in the Middle East and elsewhere. Meanwhile, America's missile defenses face an enduring set of issues, especially target discrimination in the face of attacks designed to overwhelm the defenses, stage separation debris, chaff, decoys, and stealth. Dealing with target discrimination while also replacing, upgrading, or adding to the many elements of U.S. missiles defenses presents daunting budget priorities. A new look at the threat is warranted, and whether the U.S. needs to consider every nation that possesses even short-range missiles a threat to America. The proliferation of missiles of all sizes around the world is a growing problem, but expecting U.S. missile defenses to deal with all those missiles everywhere is unrealistic, and U.S. missile defenses, effective or not, are justifying more and more offensive missiles.

  11. Master plate production for the tile calorimeter extended barrel modules.

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    Guarino, V.J.; Hill, N.; Petereit, E.; Price, L.E.; Proudfoot, J.; Wood, K.

    1999-03-10

    Approximately 41,000 master plates (Fig. 1) are required for the Extended Barrel Hadronic Calorimeter for the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. Early in the R&D program associated with the detector, it was recognized that the fabrication of these steel laminations was a significant issue, both in terms of the cost to produce these high precision formed plates, as well as the length of time required to produce all plates for the calorimeter. Two approaches were given serious consideration: laser cutting and die stamping. The Argonne group was a strong supporter of the latter approach and in late 1995 initiated an R&D program to demonstrate the feasibility and cost effectiveness of die stamping these plates by constructing a die and stamping approximately 2000 plates for use in construction of three full size prototype modules. This was extremely successful and die stamping was selected by the group for production of these plates. When the prototype die was constructed it was matched to the calorimeter envelope at that time. This subsequently changed. However with some minor adjustments in the design envelope and a small compromise in terms of instrumented volume, it became possible to use this same die for the production of all master plates for the Tile Calorimeter. Following an extensive series of discussions and an evaluation of the performance of the stamping presses available to our collaborators in Europe, it was decided to ship the US die to CERN for use in stamping master plates for the barrel section of the calorimeter. This was done under the supervision of CERN and JINR, Dubna, and carried out at the TATRA truck plant at Koprivinice, Czech Republic. It was a great success. Approximately 41,000 plates were stamped and fully met specification. Moreover, the production time was significantly reduced by avoiding the need of constructing and then qualifying a second die for use in Europe. This also precluded small geometrical differences between the barrel and extended barrel plates (and therefore submodules) being an issue, with the result that standard submodules are fully exchangeable between the two types of module.

  12. CHAPTER 5-RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT

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    Marra, J.

    2010-05-05

    The ore pitchblende was discovered in the 1750's near Joachimstal in what is now the Czech Republic. Used as a colorant in glazes, uranium was identified in 1789 as the active ingredient by chemist Martin Klaproth. In 1896, French physicist Henri Becquerel studied uranium minerals as part of his investigations into the phenomenon of fluorescence. He discovered a strange energy emanating from the material which he dubbed 'rayons uranique.' Unable to explain the origins of this energy, he set the problem aside. About two years later, a young Polish graduate student was looking for a project for her dissertation. Marie Sklodowska Curie, working with her husband Pierre, picked up on Becquerel's work and, in the course of seeking out more information on uranium, discovered two new elements (polonium and radium) which exhibited the same phenomenon, but were even more powerful. The Curies recognized the energy, which they now called 'radioactivity,' as something very new, requiring a new interpretation, new science. This discovery led to what some view as the 'golden age of nuclear science' (1895-1945) when countries throughout Europe devoted large resources to understand the properties and potential of this material. By World War II, the potential to harness this energy for a destructive device had been recognized and by 1939, Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman showed that fission not only released a lot of energy but that it also released additional neutrons which could cause fission in other uranium nuclei leading to a self-sustaining chain reaction and an enormous release of energy. This suggestion was soon confirmed experimentally by other scientists and the race to develop an atomic bomb was on. The rest of the development history which lead to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 is well chronicled. After World War II, development of more powerful weapons systems by the United States and the Soviet Union continued to advance nuclear science. It was this defense application that formed the basis for the commercial nuclear power industry.

  13. Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium

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    Paul Ziemkiewicz; Tamara Vandivort; Debra Pflughoeft-Hassett; Y. Paul Chugh; James Hower

    2008-08-31

    The Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium (CBRC) program was developed as a focused program to remove and/or minimize the barriers for effective management of over 123 million tons of coal combustion byproducts (CCBs) annually generated in the USA. At the time of launching the CBRC in 1998, about 25% of CCBs were beneficially utilized while the remaining was disposed in on-site or off-site landfills. During the ten (10) year tenure of CBRC (1998-2008), after a critical review, 52 projects were funded nationwide. By region, the East, Midwest, and West had 21, 18, and 13 projects funded, respectively. Almost all projects were cooperative projects involving industry, government, and academia. The CBRC projects, to a large extent, successfully addressed the problems of large-scale utilization of CCBs. A few projects, such as the two Eastern Region projects that addressed the use of fly ash in foundry applications, might be thought of as a somewhat smaller application in comparison to construction and agricultural uses, but as a novel niche use, they set the stage to draw interest that fly ash substitution for Portland cement might not attract. With consideration of the large increase in flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum in response to EPA regulations, agricultural uses of FGD gypsum hold promise for large-scale uses of a product currently directed to the (currently stagnant) home construction market. Outstanding achievements of the program are: (1) The CBRC successfully enhanced professional expertise in the area of CCBs throughout the nation. The enhanced capacity continues to provide technology and information transfer expertise to industry and regulatory agencies. (2) Several technologies were developed that can be used immediately. These include: (a) Use of CCBs for road base and sub-base applications; (b) full-depth, in situ stabilization of gravel roads or highway/pavement construction recycled materials; and (c) fired bricks containing up to 30%-40% F-fly ash. Some developed technologies have similar potential in the longer term. (3) Laboratory studies have been completed that indicate that much higher amounts of fly ash could be added in cement-concrete applications under some circumstances. This could significantly increase use of fly ash in cement-concrete applications. (4) A study of the long-term environmental effects of structural fills in a surface mine in Indiana was completed. This study has provided much sought after data for permitting large-volume management options in both beneficial as well as non-beneficial use settings. (5) The impact of CBRC on CCBs utilization trends is difficult to quantify. However it is fair to say that the CBRC program had a significant positive impact on increased utilization of CCBs in every region of the USA. Today, the overall utilization of CCBs is over 43%. (6) CBRC-developed knowledge base led to a large number of other projects completed with support from other sources of funding. (7) CBRC research has also had a large impact on CCBs management across the globe. Information transfer activities and visitors from leading coal producing countries such as South Africa, Australia, England, India, China, Poland, Czech Republic and Japan are truly noteworthy. (8) Overall, the CBRC has been a truly successful, cooperative research program. It has brought together researchers, industry, government, and regulators to deal with a major problem facing the USA and other coal producing countries in the world.

  14. Growth and Expansion of the International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project and the Newly Organized International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project

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    J. Blair Briggs; Lori Scott; Yolanda Rugama; Enrico Satori

    2007-05-01

    Since ICNC 2003, the International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project (ICSBEP) has continued to expand its efforts and broaden its scope. Criticality-alarm / shielding type benchmarks and fundamental physics measurements that are relevant to criticality safety applications are not only included in the scope of the project, but benchmark data are also included in the latest version of the handbook. A considerable number of improvements have been made to the searchable database, DICE and the criticality-alarm / shielding benchmarks and fundamental physics measurements have been included in the database. There were 12 countries participating on the ICSBEP in 2003. That number has increased to 18 with recent contributions of data and/or resources from Brazil, Czech Republic, Poland, India, Canada, and China. South Africa, Germany, Argentina, and Australia have been invited to participate. Since ICNC 2003, the contents of the “International Handbook of Evaluated Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments” have increased from 350 evaluations (28,000 pages) containing benchmark specifications for 3070 critical or subcritical configurations to 442 evaluations (over 38,000 pages) containing benchmark specifications for 3957 critical or subcritical configurations, 23 criticality-alarm-placement / shielding configurations with multiple dose points for each, and 20 configurations that have been categorized as fundamental physics measurements that are relevant to criticality safety applications in the 2006 Edition of the ICSBEP Handbook. Approximately 30 new evaluations and 250 additional configurations are expected to be added to the 2007 Edition of the Handbook. Since ICNC 2003, a reactor physics counterpart to the ICSBEP, The International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) was initiated. Beginning in 1999, the IRPhEP was conducted as a pilot activity by the by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Nuclear Science Committee (NSC). The project was endorsed as an official activity of the NSC in June of 2003. The IRPhEP is patterned after its predecessor, the ICSBEP, but focuses on other integral measurements such as buckling, spectral characteristics, reactivity effects, reactivity coefficients, kinetics measurements, reaction-rate and power distributions, nuclide compositions and other miscellaneous types of measurements in addition to the critical configuration. The two projects are closely coordinated to avoid duplication of effort and to leverage limited resources to achieve a common goal. The purpose of the IRPhEP is to provide an extensively peer reviewed set of reactor physics related integral benchmark data that can be used by reactor designers and safety analysts to validate the analytical tools used to design next generation reactors and establish the safety basis for operation of these reactors. While coordination and administration of the IRPhEP takes place at an international level, each participating country is responsible for the administration, technical direction, and priorities of the project within their respective countries. The work of the IRPhEP is documented in an OECD NEA Handbook entitled, “International Handbook of Evaluated Reactor Physics Benchmark Experiments.” The first edition of this Handbook, the 2006 Edition spans over 2000 pages and contains data from 16 different experimental series that were