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  1. Faculty of Science and Engineering Discontinuation of "International Student Program without Japanese Language

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    Kaji, Hajime

    of Advanced Science and Engineering have conducted "International Student Program without Japanese Language Japanese Language Entrance Requirement (AO method)" since AY 2009. This admission program is designed established "International Program AO Admission" for students who have not studied Japanese language in 2010

  2. Japanese-Chinese Cross-Language Information Retrieval: An Interlingua Approach

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    59 Japanese-Chinese Cross-Language Information Retrieval: An Interlingua Approach Md. Maruf Hasan) ideographic language information (Chinese-like ideographic languages). The information available in non-English alphabetic languages as well as in ideographic languages (especially, in Japanese and Chinese) is growing

  3. This major explores the richness of the Italian language, and its culture, literature, cinema, history, and arts. Students work closely with faculty on

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    Leahy, Richard M.

    This major explores the richness of the Italian language, and its culture, literature, cinema and its culture through examining the themes in its cinema. Italian Society: Connect with students across from the Middle Ages to 20th century. ITAL 446: Italian Cinema and Society -- Survey of Italian cinema

  4. Second Language Education Certificate

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    of our German, Italian or Spanish Modern Languages pamphlets. This certificate allows you to approach

  5. The Acquisition of Chinese as a third language by Japanese L1/English L2 speakers 

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    Di, Danqi

    2005-01-01

    The role of language transfer in second language acquisition has long been the focus in the study of cross-linguistic influence. Much has been written about how the learner’s existing linguistic knowledge influences the ...

  6. An Empirical Study on Statistical Disambiguation of Japanese Dependency Structures Using a Lexically Sensitive Language Model

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    Shirai, Kiyoaki

    : The language model used in a statistical parser should have probabilistically well-founded se- mantics, which simultaneously1 . In this context, we newly designed a framework of statistical language modeling taking all) and (Collins, 1997) due to the lack of modularity of statistical types. 2Although syntactic structure R

  7. Italian is a Romance language that has more than 60 million native speakers worldwide. An additional 120 million people

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    Saldin, Dilano

    coast, and North Africa. It is also spoken by millions of people in the United States, Canada, Argentina, architecture, and music. Studying any language requires an attention to detail in order to master

  8. Educational Strategies among Transnational New Japanese for Their American-Born Children: A Case Study in Los Angeles

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    Yamada, Aki

    2015-01-01

    2008). Heritage language education: A new field emerging.Nihongo-Kyooiku (Japanese education as a heritage languageNakanishi, M. (1983). The education of Asian and Pacific

  9. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ LANGUAGES AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS DEPARTMENT

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Pool Search: Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Yiddish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Spanish. Candidates accepted to our pool may be approached by other units to teach in areas related

  10. UNDERSTANDING OF JAPANESE IN AN INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMING SYSTEM

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    UNDERSTANDING OF JAPANESE IN AN INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMING SYSTEM Kenji SugiyamaI, Masayuki Kameda, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki 211, JAPAN ABSTRACT KIPS is an automatic programming system which generates standardized business application programs through interactive natural language dialogue. KIPS models

  11. Chinese and Japanese calendars (from a Japanese perspective)

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    Roegel, Denis

    Chinese and Japanese calendars (from a Japanese perspective) (Denis Roegel) (roegel@loria.fr) (corrected version, 28 April 2008) Y Denis Roegel Chinese and Japanese calendars #12;Warning, or the possibly inacceptable usage of simplified and traditional Chinese; pinyin, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese

  12. Freehand Sketch Recognition for Computer-Assisted Language Learning of Written East Asian Languages 

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    Taele, Paul Piula

    2011-02-22

    of Written East Asian Languages. (December 2010) Paul Piula Taele, B.S., The University of Texas at Austin Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Tracy Hammond One of the challenges students face in studying an East Asian (EA) language (e.g., Chinese..., Japanese, and Korean) as a second language is mastering their selected language?s written component. This is especially true for students with native fluency of English and deficient written fluency of another EA language. In order to alleviate...

  13. Arts & Humanities Languages, Linguistics, & Literature

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    Interdisciplinary Studies BA Japanese BA MA PhD Journalism BA Korean BA MA PhD Library & Information MA Sciences & Translation Studies Language Learning Center National Foreign Language Resource Center The Colleges of Arts of undergraduate and graduate degrees conferred are in Arts & Sciences disciplines, indicative of the key role

  14. Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language

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    Spear, Richard L.

    1975-05-01

    , as will be seen in the conjugations. The conjunctive mood has two sorts of proper forms. The first is the common and ordinary form ending in Eba, corresponding to the Latin cum. The other ends in Domo, corresponding to the particle "although (posto que...

  15. A Self-Organlzing Japanese Word Segmenter using He-ristic Word Identification and Re-estimation

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    A Self-Organlzing Japanese Word Segmenter using He-ristic Word Identification and Re a stochastic Japanese word segmenter from a small number of basic words and a large amount of unsegmented training text. It consists of a word-based statistical language model, an initial estimation procedure

  16. Japanese and Chinese Books

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    Banbara, Mutsunori

    . In 1999, Kobe Digital Library was launched. It provides digitized collections for users both on and offLibrary Japanese and Chinese Books Foreign Books Total General Library, Library for Intercultual Studies 382,808 147,835 530,643 Library for Social Sciences 630,658 701,215 1,331,873 Library for Science

  17. ENEA Italian National Agency for New Technologies Energy and...

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    ENEA Italian National Agency for New Technologies Energy and the Environment Jump to: navigation, search Name: ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the...

  18. Japanese Ratify Convention on Supplementary Compensation for...

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    Japanese Ratify Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) Japanese Ratify Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) January 15, 2015...

  19. ITALIAN RIVIERA September 12-20, 2015

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    Toronto, University of

    area known for its sparkling, turquoise waters and lush, green landscape, the Italian Riviera has been lunches and five dinners; tea or coffee with all meals, plus wine with dinner. · Sample authentic regional

  20. A Prototype English-Japanese Machine Translation System for Translating IBM Computer Manuals

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    A Prototype English-Japanese Machine Translation System for Translating IBM Computer Manuals TaiJiro Tsutsumi Natural Language Processing Science Institute, IBM Japan, Ltd. 5-19, Sanban-cho, Chlyoda-ku Tokyo developed at the Sci- ence Institute of IBM Japan, Ltd. This MT system cur- rently aims at the translation

  1. TIMED PICTURE NAMING IN ITALIAN-SPEAKING CHILDREN & ADULTS

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    TIMED PICTURE NAMING IN ITALIAN- SPEAKING CHILDREN & ADULTS: DIFFERENCES BETWEEN NOUNS & VERBS). Picture naming and lexical access in Italian children and adults. Journal of Cognition & Development, 2(1), 71-105. · Timed naming of 250 object pictures in Italian 5-year olds & adults · More alternative

  2. PICTURE NAMING AND LEXICAL ACCESS IN ITALIAN CHILDREN AND ADULTS

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    PICTURE NAMING AND LEXICAL ACCESS IN ITALIAN CHILDREN AND ADULTS Simonetta D'Amico University, 00185 Roma (damicosi@tin.it). #12;2 PICTURE NAMING AND LEXICAL ACCESS IN ITALIAN CHILDREN AND ADULTS) and 50 Italian-speaking adults in a timed picture-naming task, with 250 pictures (simple line drawings

  3. 5/6/10 12:17 PMAcoustic analysis of singleton and geminate fricatives in Italian Page 1 of 15http://www.essex.ac.uk/web-sls/papers/98-01/98-01.html

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    Di Benedetto, Maria-Gabriella

    -sls/papers/98-01/98-01.html web-sls 98.01 20.07.98 WEB-SLS The European Student Journal of Language and Speech5/6/10 12:17 PMAcoustic analysis of singleton and geminate fricatives in Italian Page 1 of 15http://www.essex.ac.uk/web:17 PMAcoustic analysis of singleton and geminate fricatives in Italian Page 2 of 15http://www.essex.ac.uk/web

  4. Satsumaimo, the Japanese Sweet Potato

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    Hacker, Randi

    2013-12-11

    Broadcast Transcript: This is Randi Hacker with another Postcard from Asia from the KU Center for East Asian Studies. Asia is a rice culture. And, here in Japan, you might say there is a satsumaimo sub-culture--that is, a culture of the Japanese...

  5. Jefferson Lab Selects Italian Physicist As Deputy Associate Director...

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    0Jefferson Lab Selects Italian Physicist As Deputy Associate Director for Nuclear Physics Cynthia Keppel Patrizia Rossi has been named deputy associate director for nuclear physics...

  6. Recent Publications in the Field of Italian Cinema

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    Kidney, Peggy

    1986-01-01

    Publications in the Field ofltalian Cinema To date is thebest introduction to Italian cinema availablein English Cinema from Neo-realism to the Present (Ungar,

  7. Department: Modern and Classical Languages (ILCS) Course No: 258/W

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    Alpay, S. Pamir

    Department: Modern and Classical Languages (ILCS) Course No: 258/W Credits: 3 Title: Cinematic and Humanities Diversity: CA4 Non-International WQ: Writing Catalog Copy: 258W. Cinematic Representations. Cinematic representations of Italian Americans in the works of major directors from the silent era

  8. How Japanese is Wii? The Reception and Localization of Japanese Video Games in America

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    Huang, Xiangyi

    2009-06-12

    How Japanese is Wii? The Reception and Localization of Japanese Video Games in America By C2009 Xiangyi Huang Submitted to the Department of American Studies and the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University..., 2009 ii The Thesis Committee for Xiangyi Huang certifies that this is the approved Version of the following thesis: How Japanese is Wii? The Reception and Localization of Japanese Video Games...

  9. From the Other Side of the Mediterranean: Hospitality in Italian Migration Cinema

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    Lerner, Giovanna Faleschini

    2010-01-01

    Cattleya and Rai Cinema. (2005). Marra, Vincenzo. Tornando aof Migrants in Italian Cinema. ” Review of Quando sei natoin Italian Migration Cinema Giovanna Faleschini Lerner In

  10. Strategic Alliances in the Japanese Economy: Types, Critiques, Embeddedness, and Change

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    Lincoln, James R.

    2009-01-01

    the Japanese automotive industry. ” Organization Science 12:from the Japanese automotive industry." Journal of Economic

  11. Tracing lineages in Italian Culture Jonathan White, Italian Academy, Columbia University

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    Qian, Ning

    in urbanisation and in activities of trade and banking which fostered a post-feudal culture. In what respects does the aforementioned demise of feudalism?1 Our focus is Italian Culture, seen from as many interdisciplinary angles a world view and institutions which arose with the demise of feudalism (and nowhere more prominently than

  12. WORD READING AND PICTURE NAMING IN ITALIAN Elizabeth Bates

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    2 WORD READING AND PICTURE NAMING IN ITALIAN Elizabeth Bates University of California, San Diego ("Cross- linguistic studies of aphasia" -- NIH DC00216). The word-reading portion was supported Jolla, CA 92093-0526 (USA); bates@crl.ucsd.edu. #12;3 WORD READING AND PICTURE NAMING IN ITALIAN

  13. Master of Engineering in Technical Japanese Department of Engineering

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    Evans, Paul G.

    sources or wish to follow the research and development activities of Japanese colleagues. The program for Business and Industry Japanese for Politics and Government Advanced Technical Japanese Seminar ResearchMaster of Engineering in Technical Japanese Department of Engineering Professional Development

  14. Mediterranean Passages: Abjection and Belonging in Contemporary Italian Cinema

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    O'Healy, Aine

    2010-01-01

    Migration in Contemporary Italian Cinema. ” New Readings 8.2008a. “Italy’s Postcolonial Cinema and its Histories ofMigration to Italy. ” New Cinemas 6: Dyer, Richard. 1993.

  15. Keiretsu, Governance, and Learning: Case Studies in Change from the Japanese Automotive Industry

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    Ahmadjian, Christina L.; Lincoln, James R.

    2000-01-01

    in the Japanese Automotive Industry. Columbia Universityfrom the Japanese automotive industry Christina L. Ahmadjianchange from the Japanese automotive industry ABSTRACT The “

  16. Business Groups, Networks, And Embeddedness: Innovation And Implementation Alliances In Japanese Electronics, 1985-1998

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    Lincoln, James R.; Guillot, Didier

    2011-01-01

    evidence on the Japanese electronics industry in the 1990'sformation in the Japanese electronics industry between andWith data on Japanese electronics/electrical machinery

  17. Portuguese Ships on Japanese Namban Screens 

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    Yamafune, Kotaro

    2012-10-19

    scenes of the first European activities in Japan. Among the subjects depicted on Namban screens, some of the most intriguing are ships: the European ships of the Age of Discovery. Namban screens were created by skillful Japanese traditional painters who...

  18. Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) as an advanced astronomical research enviroment

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    Y. Shirasaki; M. Tanaka; S. Kawanomoto; S. Honda; M. Ohishi; Y. Mizumoto; N. Yasuda; Y. Masunaga; Y. Ishihara; J. Tsutsumi; H. Nakamoto; Y. Kobayashi; M. Sakamoto

    2006-04-28

    We present the design and implementation of the Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) system. JVO is a portal site to various kinds of astronomical resources distributed all over the world. We have developed five components for constructing the portal: (1) registry, (2) data service, (3) workflow system, (4) data analysis service (5) portal GUI. Registry services are used for publishing and searching data services in the VO, and they are constructed using an OAI-PMH metadata harvesting protocol and a SOAP web service protocol so that VO standard architecture is applied. Data services are developed based on the Astronomical Data Query Language (ADQL) which is an international VO standard and an extension of the standard SQL. The toolkit for building the ADQL-based service is released to the public on the JVO web site. The toolkit also provides the protocol translation from a Simple Image Access Protocol (SIAP) to ADQL protocol, so that both the VO standard service can be constructed using our toolkit. In order to federate the distributed databases and analysis services, we have designed a workflow language which is described in XML and developed execution system of the workflow. We have succeeded to connect to a hundred of data resources of the world as of April 2006. We have applied this system to the study of QSO environment by federating a QSO database, a Subaru Suprim-Cam database, and some analysis services such a SExtractor and HyperZ web services. These experiences are described is this paper.

  19. New diversification strategies for the Japanese alcohol industry

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    Yoshimura, Toru, M.B.A. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2007-01-01

    Japanese major alcoholic beverage companies, whose businesses are mainly the production and sale of beer products, stand at a strategic crossroads. There are several reasons: a slow decrease in the Japanese population, ...

  20. Department of Entomology JAPANESE BEETLES IN THE URBAN LANDSCAPE

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    Pittendrigh, Barry

    August is the critical time to have controls in place. Also directions and rates. Japanese beetle (white grub) (Photo Credit: John Obermeyer) Japanese beetle (adult stage) (Photo Credit: John Ober- meyer) Preventative Applications. Preventative applications include

  1. Overseas projects finance by international institutions for Japanese construction firms

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    Kojima, Masashi, 1968-

    2004-01-01

    This thesis analyzes the relationships between Japanese construction firms, and overseas projects financed by international institutions, such as the World Bank Group, United Nations, ADB, IDB, JBIC, and JICA. Japanese ...

  2. Spaesati d'Italia: Emigration in Italian National Identity Construction from Postwar to Economic Miracle

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    Woodfin, Fabiana

    2011-01-01

    Meridionale a Torino Cinematic Representations of theof the new Republic. Italian cinematic neorealism provedwas supposedly steeped. Cinematic masterpieces, such as

  3. Japanese Future Space Programs for High Energy Astrophysics KAZUHISA MITSUDA

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    Mitsuda, Kazuhisa

    Japanese Future Space Programs for High Energy Astrophysics KAZUHISA MITSUDA Institute of space and astronautical science, Sagamihara 229-8510, Japan ABSTRACT. Japanese future space programs for high energy the Japanese future space high energy astrophysics missions in 2000's and early 2010's. The approved

  4. Politeness in Japanese Sign Language (JSL): Polite JSL expression as evidence for intermodal language contact influence

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    George, Johnny Earl

    2011-01-01

    Do you mind’ Ni=#N= phrase initial nod F=chin-forward Nf=N#=phrase final nod O= O=ONEGAI ‘please’ E=polite grimacepoints to indicate, head nods and shakes to modulate their

  5. Politeness in Japanese Sign Language (JSL): Polite JSL Expression as Evidence for Intermodal Language Contact Influence

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    George, Johnny

    2011-01-01

    points to indicate, head nods and shakes to modulate theirthe Chapter Four studies are the head nod and the head hold.concludes that the head nod, or the lowering and raising of

  6. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using PARAFAC2 Peter A. Chew, Brett W. Bader,

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    content by language. Dutch Russian Spanish Chinese Simplified French Japanese English German Figure 1 that this contribution was authored or co-authored by an employee, contractor or affiliate of the U.S. Government. As such, the Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free right to publish or reproduce this article

  7. Alienation in Italian cities. Social network fragmentation from collective data

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    Contucci, Pierluigi

    2014-01-01

    We study the structure of a social network of strong ties (trust network) investigating its property of connectedness versus fragmentation. To this purpose we analyse an extensive set of census data, about marrying or having children with immigrants, collected by Italian national statistical institute for all Italian municipalities from 2001 to 2011. Not using neither obtaining personal local information but only average ones, our method fully complies with privacy and confidentiality. Our findings show that large cities display the behaviour of highly fragmented trust networks where individuals face possible phenomena of alienation. Smaller cities and villages instead behave like fully connected social systems with a rich tie structure, where isolation is rare or completely absent. While confirming classical sociological theories on alienation in large urban areas our approach provides a quantitative method to test them and a predictive tool for policy makers.

  8. Goethe's Vision of Natur during the Italian Journey 

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    Ewing, John Paul

    2011-02-22

    with this idea of transformation (rather than the gradual development with which I am concerned in this project) and the literary context of the journey to be of use in this inquiry of the intellectual and natural concerns of the current project. Taking cue... Subject: Comparative Literature and Culture ii GOETHE?S VISION OF NATUR DURING THE ITALIAN JOURNEY A Thesis by JOHN PAUL EWING Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

  9. Scanned_Joint_Declaration_(Italian).pdf | Department of Energy

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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 DeliciousMathematicsEnergyInterestedReplacement-2-AA-1 SECTION JSTEM-ingEnglish).pdfItalian).pdf

  10. THE ETA AS OUTCASTES AND SCAPEGOATS AMONG JAPANESE AMERICANS

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    Wax, Rosalie H.

    1965-10-01

    THE ETA AS OUTCASTES AND SCAPEGOATS AMONG JAPANESE AMERICANS Rosalie H. Wax University of Kansas Introduction For manyhundreds of years the lowestposition in Japanese social structure has been occupied by the eta, a hereditary outcaste group which... performed necessary but despised work. The presence, in the United States, of a con siderable number of persons of eta descent was revealed rather dramatically when the American Government obliged the evacuated Japanese Americans to answer a questionnaire...

  11. Sandia gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine |...

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    gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Facebook Twitter Youtube Flickr RSS People Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing...

  12. Energy and Environmental Challenges for the Japanese Automotive Industry

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    Sperling, Daniel

    2000-01-01

    for the Japanese Automotive Industry UCD-ITS-RR-00-05 Danieland uncertainty for the automotive industry. The industryissues facing the automotive industry are regulation of

  13. Sandia Energy - Sandia-California Partners with Japanese National...

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    Japanese National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Hydrogen-Materials Research Home Energy Transportation Energy CRF Facilities Partnership News...

  14. “Guido” Culture: The Destabilization of Italian-American Identity on Jersey Shore

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    Troyani, Sara

    2013-01-01

    The Godfather and its cinematic adaptations. Ali RattansiAs the name of the cinematic device suggests, use of theItalian Americans. Numerous cinematic references on Jersey

  15. Programming Languages Jens Palsberg

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    Palsberg, Jens

    Programming Languages Jens Palsberg Purdue University November 27, 2004 1 Introduction The goal of a programming language is to make it easier to build software. A programming language can help make software languages in the future? Many programming languages are in use today, and new languages are designed every

  16. Crabapples Resistant to Apple Scab and Japanese Beetle in Indiana

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    Pittendrigh, Barry

    Crabapples Resistant to Apple Scab and Japanese Beetle in Indiana Cliff Sadof, Department pests, apple scab and Japanese beetle, have also given this plant a reputation of being prone to insect and disease problems. Both these pests are widely distributed in Indiana. Apple scab is a fungal disease

  17. Climate change impacts on hydropower in the Swiss and Italian Alps Ludovic Gaudard a,

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    Butler, David R. - Department of Geography, Texas State University

    Climate change impacts on hydropower in the Swiss and Italian Alps Ludovic Gaudard a, , Franco H I G H L I G H T S · Impact of climate change on hydropower in the Italian and Swiss alpine regions October 2013 Available online 14 November 2013 Keywords: Climate change Hydropower management Electricity

  18. Export prices and increasing world competition: evidence from French, German, and Italian pricing behavior

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Export prices and increasing world competition: evidence from French, German, and Italian pricing,version1-3Apr2014 #12;Export prices and increasing world competition: evidence from French, German, and Italian pricing behavior Sarah Guillou Stefano Schiavo July 2007 Abstract The paper compares the export

  19. Radioactive waste management treatments: A selection for the Italian scenario

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    Locatelli, G. [Univ. of Lincoln, Lincoln School of Engineering, Brayford Pool - Lincoln LN6 7TS (United Kingdom); Mancini, M. [Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Via Lambruschini 4/B, Milano (Italy); Sardini, M. [Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Energy, Via Lambruschini 4, Milano (Italy)

    2012-07-01

    The increased attention for radioactive waste management is one of the most peculiar aspects of the nuclear sector considering both reactors and not power sources. The aim of this paper is to present the state-of-art of treatments for radioactive waste management all over the world in order to derive guidelines for the radioactive waste management in the Italian scenario. Starting with an overview on the international situation, it analyses the different sources, amounts, treatments, social and economic impacts looking at countries with different industrial backgrounds, energetic policies, geography and population. It lists all these treatments and selects the most reasonable according to technical, economic and social criteria. In particular, a double scenario is discussed (to be considered in case of few quantities of nuclear waste): the use of regional, centralized, off site processing facilities, which accept waste from many nuclear plants, and the use of mobile systems, which can be transported among multiple nuclear sites for processing campaigns. At the end the treatments suitable for the Italian scenario are presented providing simplified work-flows and guidelines. (authors)

  20. Italian Science Case for ALMA Band 2+3

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    Beltran, M T; Brand, J; Casasola, V; Cesaroni, R; Codella, C; Fontani, F; Gregorini, L; Guidi, G; Hunt, L; Liuzzo, E; Marconi, A; Massardi, M; Moscadelli, L; Paladini, R; Podio, L; Prandoni, I; Rygl, K L J; Rivilla, V; .,; Testi, L

    2015-01-01

    The Premiale Project "Science and Technology in Italy for the upgraded ALMA Observatory - iALMA" has the goal of strengthening the scientific, technological and industrial Italian contribution to the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the largest ground based international infrastructure for the study of the Universe in the microwave. One of the main objectives of the Science Working Group (SWG) inside iALMA, the Work Package 1, is to develop the Italian contribution to the Science Case for the ALMA Band 2 or Band 2+3 receiver. ALMA Band 2 receiver spans from ~67 GHz (bounded by an opaque line complex of ozone lines) up to 90 GHz which overlaps with the lower frequency end of ALMA Band 3. Receiver technology has advanced since the original definition of the ALMA frequency bands. It is now feasible to produce a single receiver which could cover the whole frequency range from 67 GHz to 116 GHz, encompassing Band 2 and Band 3 in a single receiver cartridge, a so called Band 2+3 system. In addit...

  1. Language Interoperability and Logic Programming Languages 

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    Cook, Jonathan J

    We discuss P#, our implementation of a tool which allows interoperation between a concurrent superset of the Prolog programming language and C#. This enables Prolog to be used as a native implementation language for Microsoft's .NET platform. P...

  2. An On-Line Study of Japanese Nesting Complexity

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    Nakatani, Kentaro

    This paper reports the results of a self-paced reading experiment in Japanese in which the materials consisted of four versions of successively more nested syntactic structures. It was found that (1) people read the more ...

  3. National labs offer computing time to Japanese physicists | Jefferson...

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    Japanese physicists in their quest to understand the interactions that lie at the heart of matter. From now until the end of 2011, while computing facilities in eastern Japan...

  4. Opening Remarks: Administrator D'Agostino's Roundtable with Japanese Media

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    Thomas D'Agostino

    2010-09-01

    During the Second International Meeting on Next Generation Safeguards, NNSA Administrator Thomas D'Agostino conducted a roundtable at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo with Japanese reporters.

  5. Fact #828: July 7, 2014 Japanese Auto Manufacturers Increase...

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    sold in the U.S. were produced domestically in North America which includes the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. By 2013, about 70 percent of all Japanese-brand vehicles sold in the...

  6. TRW JAPANESE FAST DATA FINDER Matt Mettler

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    boolean search. The user is provided with an expandable boolean form in which to enter query terms. Kana to contain docu- ments in multiple languages. Query terms entered in Japa- nese could match against terms are entered by selecting the appropriate entry mode and typing Romaji. Kanji terms are entered

  7. Davao: A Case Study in Japanese-Philippine Relations

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    Goodman, Grant K.

    1967-01-01

    , reserved by executive order vast tracts of land in Davao for homesteads and had canceled some one hundred applications of Filipinos seeking shore leases on the Gulf of Davao because the applicants were "acting for Japanese third parties,"63..., reserved by executive order vast tracts of land in Davao for homesteads and had canceled some one hundred applications of Filipinos seeking shore leases on the Gulf of Davao because the applicants were "acting for Japanese third parties,"63...

  8. Japanese Experiential -te iru as an Individual-Level Construction

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    Sugita, Mamori

    2008-01-01

    Japanese Experiential -te iru as an Individual-Level Construction Mamori Sugita CUNY Graduate Center 1. Introduction The Japanese -te iru is best known as an aspectual form that yields progressive and perfective readings. The -te iru... form of an activity verb yields a progressive reading, and the -te iru form of an achievement verb yields a perfective reading. Many formal analyses of these two readings can be found in the literature (Ogihara, 1998; Shirai, 2000; Kusumoto, 2003; Mc...

  9. Mediterraneitŕ and modernitŕ : architecture and culture during the period of Italian colonization of North Africa

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    McLaren, Brian L. (Brian Lloyd), 1958-

    2001-01-01

    This dissertation examines the intersection of the modern and the colonial in architecture and culture during the period of Italian colonization of North Africa from 1911 to 1943. Rather than see the colonies as merely a ...

  10. Women's Place: Contradictory Models of Female Behavior in Italian Cinema (1932-1940)

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    Renga, Dana

    1999-01-01

    Elsewhere: Contradictory Models of Cinema" in ResistingImages: Essays on Cinema and History, eds. R. Sklar and C.The Case of Italian Cinema. Dissertation, 1 994. "Reading,

  11. Anaphoric Preferences of Null and Overt Subjects in Italian and Spanish: a Cross-linguistic Comparison 

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    Filiaci, Francesca

    2011-01-01

    This thesis focuses on the cross-linguistic differences between Italian and Spanish regarding the pragmatic restrictions on the resolution of null and overt subject pronouns (NS and OSP). It also tries to identify possible links between such cross...

  12. Capital Asset Pricing Model and Arbitrage Pricing Theory in the Italian Stock Market: an Empirical Study 

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    Cagnetti, Arduino

    2002-01-01

    The Italian stock market (ISM) has interesting characteristics. Over 40 per cent of the shares, in a sample of 30 shares, together with the Mibtel market index, are normally distributed. This suggests that the returns ...

  13. Educational Strategies among Transnational New Japanese for Their American-Born Children: A Case Study in Los Angeles

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    Yamada, Aki

    2015-01-01

    multinational companies and their families” (in Goodman ethusband’s Japanese company that our family was going to bewhose families arrived due to a Japanese company, as [

  14. How Godzilla Ate Pittsburgh: The Long Rise of the Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1900–1973

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    Bernard Elbaum

    2007-01-01

    Tuvia. 1976. ‘The Japanese Shipbuilding Industry. ’ InYoshie. 1988. ‘The Shipbuilding Industry. ’ In IndustrialJapanese shipping and shipbuilding, and by overwhelming

  15. Fact #828: July 7, 2014 Japanese Auto Manufacturers Increase Domestic Production for U.S. Sales

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In 1980, all Japanese-brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were imported. By 1990, just over one-third of Japanese-brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were produced domestically in North America which...

  16. Reproductive Termination in Female Japanese Monkeys: A Comparative Life History Perspective

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    Fedigan, Linda M.

    Reproductive Termination in Female Japanese Monkeys: A Comparative Life History Perspective MARY S; reproductive termination ABSTRACT This study explores the question of reproductive termination (loss used a large sample of completed lives to identify reproductively terminated female Japanese macaques

  17. Gender and Japanese Immigrants to Peru, 1899 through World War II

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    Moore, Stephanie C.

    2010-01-01

    Peru, but only men were leaders of organizations, such as Japanese school boards, which had the power

  18. UNIT SELECTION ALGORITHM FOR JAPANESE SPEECH SYNTHESIS BASED ON BOTH PHONEME UNIT AND DIPHONE UNIT

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    Duh, Kevin

    UNIT SELECTION ALGORITHM FOR JAPANESE SPEECH SYNTHESIS BASED ON BOTH PHONEME UNIT AND DIPHONE UNIT ABSTRACT This paper proposes a novel unit selection algorithm for Japanese Text-To-Speech (TTS) systems, CV units are basic to con- catenative TTS systems for Japanese. However, speech syn- thesized with CV

  19. Situating language and consciousness

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    Almotahari, Mahrad

    2011-01-01

    Language and consciousness enrich our lives. But they are rare commodities; most creatures are language-less and unconscious. This dissertation is about the conditions that distinguish the haves from the have-nots. The ...

  20. English Language Policy 1 English Language Policy

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    University of Technology, Sydney

    English Language Policy 1 English Language Policy Abstract This Policy sets out the University their courses of study. Dates Policy approved Policy takes effect Policy is due for review (up to five years) 03/11/2010 22/11/2010 11/2015 Policy amendment approved Policy amendment takes effect 11/12/2014 19

  1. Trend Survey on Japanese Natural Language Processing Studies over the Last Decade

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    in the bibli- ographic information and then extracted various pieces of useful information for the trend survey

  2. THE STRUCTURE OF PATENT AUTHORSHIP NETWORKS IN JAPANESE MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

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    Thawonmas, Ruck

    THE STRUCTURE OF PATENT AUTHORSHIP NETWORKS IN JAPANESE MANUFACTURING COMPANIES Kohei Tsuda, Frank@is.ritsumei.ac.jp, ruck@ci.ritsumei.ac.jp Keywords: Patent, Inventorship networks, Power law. Abstract: Technological of these strategies is the creation of patents, which help eliminate or contain competition. Companies seek to learn

  3. JAPANESE DISTANT-WATER FISHERIES: A REVIEW' HIROSHI KASAHARAa

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    broader zones of national jurisdiction. Each of the main sectors of the Japanese fishing industry, particularly those which have bearing on various international arrangements in the North Pacific. Since, how, developments in the rest of the world are also covered to the extent that they have bearing upon the situation

  4. Japanese-Spanish Thesaurus Construction Using English as a Pivot

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    Japanese-Spanish Thesaurus Construction Using English as a Pivot Jessica Ramírez, Masayuki Asahara with the goal of automatically creating a multilin- gual thesaurus based on the freely available resources-English thesaurus. Our approach consists of extracting the translation tuples from Wikipedia, disambiguating them

  5. OBJECT TOPICALIZATION, PASSIVE, AND INFORMATION STRUCTURE IN JAPANESE

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    OBJECT TOPICALIZATION, PASSIVE, AND INFORMATION STRUCTURE IN JAPANESE Tomoko Watanabe Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics University of Cambridge Keynes House, Trumpington Street properties with the passive: foregrounding of the patient and de-topicalization of the agent. This fact makes

  6. Language Independence and Language Tolerance in Logic Programs

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    Turner, Hudson

    Language Independence and Language Tolerance in Logic Programs Norman McCain and Hudson Turner of a logic program depend in general upon both the rules of the program and its language. However of the program in only a restricted way. In this paper, we de ne notions of language independence and language

  7. Thesis proposal CSF Brazil 2014 The italian manuscripts of Rio National Library

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    Bordenave, Charles

    Thesis proposal CSF Brazil 2014 Title: The italian manuscripts of Rio National Library Thesis National Library (cent. XVth to XIXth). The PhD will focus on the valuation of this specifical brasilian manuscripts Expected collaboration in Brazil: Collaboration with the Rio National Library, Mario de Andrade

  8. Premio Perini Navi S.p.A. IL COMITATO LEONARDO ITALIAN QUALIT COMMITTE HA

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    Segatti, Antonio

    1 Premio Perini Navi S.p.A. IL COMITATO LEONARDO ­ ITALIAN QUALITŔ COMMITTE ­ HA DELIBERATO DI DELEGATO DI PERINI NAVI SPA. - ANNO 2011 - "Progetto di un natante ad uso tender per un'imbarcazione a vela dalla direzione della Perini Navi S.p.A. FINALITŔ: Premiare i due migliori progetti relativi ad un

  9. Fitness model for the Italian interbank money market G. De Masi,1

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    Caldarelli, Guido

    -called complex systems. Several examples can be found in social 1,2 , bio- logical 3­6 , economical 7 is composed by banks operating in the Italian market 13 . Banks try to maximize their returns given some con of incoming and outgoing edges of a vertex is called, respectively, the in degree kin and the out degree kout

  10. Global Migration in Transition: The Americas, Europe, and Italian Diaspora (1946-1960)

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    Maccari-Clayton, Marina

    2010-12-31

    This study investigates the development of post-WWII Italian migration to Argentina, Belgium, Canada, and The U.S. and it frames this case-study within the broader discussion about he ways in which past population movements inform contemporary...

  11. Analyses of a large-scale depositional clinoformal wedge along the Italian Adriatic coast

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    Fagherazzi, Sergio

    ; behavior-oriented; modeling; Adriatic sea; Dansgaard­Oeschger cycles 1. Introduction An extensive subsea) The Holocene subsea clinoform of the Italian Adriatic coast (from Correggiari et al., 2001, as redrawn to the length of the subsea ter- race. From these observations it is tempting to draw the conclusion

  12. Italian Forest Certification System Seeks Re-Endorsement by PEFC MAR 03 2010 | INTERNATIONAL

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    Italian Forest Certification System Seeks Re-Endorsement by PEFC MAR 03 2010 | INTERNATIONAL process of national systems seeking recognition by PEFC at international level. The current endorsement in the standard setting forum," said Antonio Brunori, Secretary General of PEFC Italy. "The year- long process

  13. Ensure Program Correctness Programming Languages

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    Chen, Sheng-Wei

    Ensure Program Correctness Programming Languages and Formal Methods Research Group Lab Coordinator Bow-Yaw Wang The Programming Languages and Formal Methods Research Group develops techniques to help ensure program correctness. Our research in programming languages focuses on syntactic, semantic

  14. The 1942 Japanese General Election: Political Mobilization in Wartime Japan

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    Drea, Edward J.

    1979-01-01

    constitutional politics. Four post war Japanese prime ministers won election in 1942 and candidates active in 1942 still remain in the Diet today. Although the Occupation authorities purged all recommended candidates from official life, those same candidates... As political party influence in Japan declined in the 1930's, the Home Ministry looked for alternate methods to maintain and to extend its influence locally. Its bureaucrats led the Campaign for the 2 Economic Rehabilitation of Farming Villages (Noson...

  15. Indigenous Language Education in Taiwan

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    Pawan, Ciwas

    2009-01-01

    of indigenous history in Taiwan, 1-23. Taipei: Avanguardtextbook: Paiwan Language. Pingtung, Taiwan. ———. 1993b.Rukai Language. Pingtung, Taiwan. Song, S—T. 1995. The

  16. The Anglo-Japanese Alliance of 1902 : causes leading to its formation

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    Walker, Robert Scott

    1921-01-01

    the possession of the island of Sakhalin was terminated when R us­ sia agreed to recognize the Japanese claim to the Kurile group in exchange for Japanese relinquish­ ment of claim to the Sakhalin Island.^ Great Brit­ ain had honored the claims of Japan in 1861... the possession of the island of Sakhalin was terminated when R us­ sia agreed to recognize the Japanese claim to the Kurile group in exchange for Japanese relinquish­ ment of claim to the Sakhalin Island.^ Great Brit­ ain had honored the claims of Japan in 1861...

  17. The Politics of Eros: The Philosophy of Georges Bataille and Japanese New Wave Cinema

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    Gordienko, Andrey

    2012-01-01

    1986. ______. ______.Cinema 2: The Time-Image. Translatedthe Japanese New Wave Cinema. Bloomington and Indianapolis:Historical Trauma, National Cinema, and the Modern Horror

  18. The Rights of Computer Program Users under Japanese and United States Copyright Laws

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    Bendekgey, Lee; Mead, Caroline H.; Miki, Shigeru

    1991-01-01

    citations omitted). THE RIGHTS OF COMPUTER PROGRAM USERSIdaho 1983). THE RIGHTS OF COMPUTER PROGRAM USERS restrictedARTICLES THE RIGHTS OF COMPUTER PROGRAM USERS UNDER JAPANESE

  19. Imposing Capitalism: Japanese and American Colonialism in Taiwan, the Philippines, and Cuba, 1890s-1920s

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    Guzman, Marco Antonio

    2015-01-01

    United States, 1897-1903 Table 6.1 Indicators of development during the Japanese period in Taiwan Table 6.2 Estimated death rate

  20. Gemini: A Natural Language System for Spoken-Language Understanding*

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    for spoken language applications. This paper describes the details of the system, and includes rele- vant

  1. A compiler writing language 

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    Richers, Louis William

    1967-01-01

    "pure" language nor is it intended to be a language with which to write efficient production- type compilers. CHAPTER I I BASIC CONCEPTS CWL is similar to other problem-oriented computer languages in structure and in the manner in which... then be used in procedures and within program loops. Consider the following statements: (LABEL 1) BEGIN J = J + l. MOVE TAB TO CHAR(J). END (STEP2) FOR I, LE. 72 BEGIN IF CHAR (I) = '. ' THEN GO TO FINISH. END (STEP3) The names within parentheses...

  2. 2014 / 2015 admission guide

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    -andEarlyModern Studies Spanish/LatinAmerican/ LatinoLiteratures WorldLiteratureand CulturalStudies Marine Biology Studies Jazz* Language Studies Chinese French German Italian Japanese Spanish Molecular, Cell Spanish Studies Theater Arts DesignandTechnology Drama jack Baskin School of engineering Applied

  3. A Long, Contingent Path to Comparative Advantage: Industrial Policy and the Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1900-1973

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    ELBAUM, BERNARD

    2006-01-01

    Overseas Procurement of Coking Coal By the Japanese Steelendowed as Japan in coking coal and iron ore (Yonekura,

  4. STUDY OF FOOD PREFERENCE AND RATE OF FEEDING OF JAPANESE OYSTER DRILL

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    65 STUDY OF FOOD PREFERENCE AND RATE OF FEEDING OF JAPANESE OYSTER DRILL Ocinebra japonica DUNKER L. McKernan, Director STUDY OF FOOD PREFERENCE AND RATE OF FEEDING OF JAPANESE OYSTER DRILL by drills 7 "Replacemient of food" test 7 Tank 2 "continuation test" 15 "Non-replacement of food" tests 15

  5. Evaluation of Offshore Wind Simulations with MM5 in the Japanese and Danish Coastal Waters

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    Heinemann, Detlev

    Evaluation of Offshore Wind Simulations with MM5 in the Japanese and Danish Coastal Waters Teruo to evaluate the accuracy of offshore wind simulation with the mesoscale model MM5, long-term simulations to simulate offshore wind conditions in the Japanese coastal waters even using a mesoscale model, compared

  6. The Impact of the Russian Tariff on Japanese Demand for Wood Products CINTRAFOR News is

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    extent, residential housing has always been one of the major drivers of wood demand in JapanThe Impact of the Russian Tariff on Japanese Demand for Wood Products CINTRAFOR News is available will consider the potential impact on Chinese demand for wood products.) Japanese Market for Wood Products Japan

  7. Chinese and Japanese Word Segmentation Using Word-Level and Character-Level Information

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    Chinese and Japanese Word Segmentation Using Word-Level and Character-Level Information Tetsuji and Japanese word segmentation. Word-level information is useful for analysis of known words, while character-level informa- tion is useful for analysis of unknown words, and the method utilizes both these two types

  8. Relational-Grammar-Based Generation in the JETS Japanese-English Machine Translation System

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    Relational-Grammar-Based Generation in the JETS Japanese-English Machine Translation System David E This paper describes the design and func- tioning of the English generation phase in JETS, a limited transfer This paper discusses relational-grammar-based gener- ation in the context of JETS, a Japanese-English machine

  9. Secretary Chu Visits Japanese Embassy | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    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 Delicious Rank EERE:Financing Tool FitsProjectData DashboardSolarEfficiency Improvements |OpinionEnergyToofJapanese

  10. UC Santa Cruz Language Program

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    acquisition of Spanish locative and existential constructions by Catalan and Italian speakers" Silvia Perpińan in Spanish is a classic challenging area for L2 learners. Even so, it has received moderate attention on SLA that imply the use of three different verbs in Spanish: estar for the predicate locative when the subject

  11. Sustainability principles in strategic environmental assessment: A framework for analysis and examples from Italian urban planning

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    Lamorgese, Lydia Geneletti, Davide

    2013-09-15

    This paper presents a framework for analysing the degree of consideration of sustainability principles in Strategic environmental assessment (SEA), and demonstrates its application to a sample of SEA of Italian urban plans. The framework is based on Gibson's (2006) sustainability principles, which are linked to a number of guidance criteria and eventually to review questions, resulting from an extensive literature review. A total of 71 questions are included in the framework, which gives particular emphasis to key concepts, such as intragenerational and intergenerational equity. The framework was applied to review the Environmental Report of the urban plans of 15 major Italian cities. The results of this review show that, even if sustainability is commonly considered as a pivotal concept, there is still work to be done in order to effectively integrate sustainability principles into SEA. In particular, most of the attention is given to mitigation and compensation measures, rather than to actual attempts to propose more sustainable planning decisions in the first place. Concerning the proposed framework of analysis, further research is required to clarify equity concerns and particularly to identify suitable indicators for operationalizing the concepts of intra/inter-generational equity in decision-making. -- Highlights: ? A framework was developed in order to evaluate planning against sustainability criteria. ? The framework was applied to analyse how sustainable principles are addressed in 15 Italian SEA reports. ? Over 85% of the reports addressed, to some extent, at least 40% of the framework questions. ? Criteria explicitly linked to intra and inter-generational equity are rarely addressed.

  12. Topics in Programming Languages! ! CISC 860*! ! ! Fall 2014! !The Structure and Design of Programming Languages!

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    Cordy, James R.

    Topics in Programming Languages! ! CISC 860*! ! ! Fall 2014! !The Structure and Design of Programming Languages! !An advanced course in the design and evaluation of programming languages: history and evolution of programming languages, relation to programming methodology; principles of programming language

  13. Language acquisition and implication for language change: A computational model. 

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    Clark, Robert A J

    1997-01-01

    Computer modeling techniques, when applied to language acquisition problems, give an often unrealized insight into the diachronic change that occurs in language over successive generations. This paper shows that using ...

  14. Language switching in bilinguals: Understanding of Bilinguals’ Language Production 

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    Purmohammad, Mehdi

    2012-09-12

    bilingual language production. The effect of the grammar of the other language increased in the switch conditions. More inappropriate responses observed when switching from bilinguals’ L2 to L1. I interpret the results in terms of Hartsuiker and Pickering...

  15. LanguageLand : a multimodal conversational spoken language learning system

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    Lee, Vivienne C. (Vivienne Catherine)

    2004-01-01

    LanguageLand is a multimodal conversational spoken language learning system whose purpose is to help native English users learn Mandarin Chinese. The system is centered on a game that involves navigation on a simulated ...

  16. Turtle: A Constraint Imperative Programming Language

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    Hofstedt, Petra

    Turtle: A Constraint Imperative Programming Language Martin Grabm¨uller and Petra Hofstedt of the programming language Turtle, which inte- grates declarative constraints and imperative language elements Introduction Programming languages can be divided into two main categories: imperative and declarative

  17. Language Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis 

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    Stahl, Hillary

    2011-11-23

    There is little research on language involvement in MS, though the studies that do exist indicate a wide variety of language impairments. No comprehensive study has yet been done investigating MS abilities in all the major ...

  18. Natural language and spatial reasoning

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    Tellex, Stefanie, 1980-

    2010-01-01

    Making systems that understand language has long been a dream of artificial intelligence. This thesis develops a model for understanding language about space and movement in realistic situations. The system understands ...

  19. A Linguistics Oriented Programming Language

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    Pratt, Vaughan R.

    1973-02-01

    A programming language for natural language processing programs is described. Examples of the output of programs written using it are given. The reasons for various design decisions are discussed. An actual session with ...

  20. Peripheral (Dis)Unity: The Italian Influences on Corsican Linguistic and Cultural Developments

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    Oliva, Cedric J.

    2012-01-01

    differentiation made in romance genealogy, that the Corsicans separate lan- guage genealogy and structure from French,studies on language genealogy and sociolinguistic work on

  1. SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINIC

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    Veiga, Pedro Manuel Barbosa

    SPEECH-LANGUAGE- HEARING CLINIC AT OSU-TULSA The OSU-Tulsa Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic provides comprehensive services to the Tulsa metropolitan area while offering training opportunities for graduate communication (AAC) OSU-TULSA SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINIC North Hall 391 700 N. Greenwood Avenue Tulsa, OK

  2. Language Issues for Cognitive Radio

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    Kokar, Mieczyslaw M.

    INVITED P A P E R Language Issues for Cognitive Radio Computer languages that may be useful for expressing cognitive radio concepts are identified and evaluated in this tutorial paper. By Mieczyslaw M aspects of formal languages in the context of cognitive radio. A bottom up approach is taken in which

  3. Sounds & Music Is language special?

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    Coulson, Seana

    Sounds & Music #12;Is language special? · "Language is a complex, specialized skill, which develops abilities to process information or behave intelligently." (Pinker, 1995: 18) #12;What about music? LANGUAGE cognitive abilities MUSIC · Complex skill · Exists in all human cultures · Develops in child spontaneously

  4. Programming Languages --Trends in Education

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    Watt, David A.

    Programming Languages -- Trends in Education David A Watt Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland. E­mail: daw@dcs.gla.ac.uk. Abstract Programming languages component of the curriculum, and the choice of languages in which students learn to program has a major

  5. Stochastic Programming from Modeling Languages

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    Gondzio, Jacek

    i i i i Chapter 1 Stochastic Programming from Modeling Languages Emmanuel Fragni`ere1 and Jacek for mathematical programs. Algebraic modeling languages provide facility for the management of a math- ematical to deal with uncertain future 1 #12;i i i i 2 Chapter 1. Stochastic Programming from Modeling Languages

  6. Volatility return intervals analysis of the Japanese market

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    Jung, Woo-Sung; Havlin, Shlomo; Kaizoji, Taisei; Moon, Hie-Tae; Stanley, H Eugene

    2007-01-01

    We investigate scaling and memory effects in return intervals between price volatilities above a certain threshold $q$ for the Japanese stock market using daily and intraday data sets. We find that the distribution of return intervals can be approximated by a scaling function that depends only on the ratio between the return interval $\\tau$ and its mean $$. We also find memory effects such that a large (or small) return interval follows a large (or small) interval by investigating the conditional distribution and mean return interval. The results are similar to previous studies of other markets and indicate that similar statistical features appear in different financial markets. We also compare our results between the period before and after the big crash at the end of 1989. We find that scaling and memory effects of the return intervals show similar features although the statistical properties of the returns are different.

  7. IDENTIFYING HEALTHY ALCOHOL CUSTOMS: A CULTURAL ANALYSIS COMPARING THE ITALIAN AND AMERICAN ALCOHOL CULTURES 

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    Williams, Cindy 1989-

    2011-08-15

    in Italy in Year 2009 [Data File]. Retrieved from http://en.istat.it/salastampa/comunicati/non_calendario/20100422_00/consumo_alcol_INI.pdf (see Appendix B) Figure 3 below to fully illustrate these differences in data. This further shows how Italy...]. Retrieved from http://en.istat.it/salastampa/comunicati/non_calendario/20100422_00/consumo_alcol_INI.pdf These statistical data raise questions about the origins of these radically different frames of reference. If 70% of Italians consume alcohol...

  8. Complex networks and public funding: the case of the 2007-2013 Italian program

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    Nicotri, Stefano; Amoroso, Nicola; Garuccio, Elena; Bellotti, Roberto

    2015-01-01

    In this paper we apply techniques of complex network analysis to data sources representing public funding programs and discuss the importance of the considered indicators for program evaluation. Starting from the Open Data repository of the 2007-2013 Italian Program Programma Operativo Nazionale 'Ricerca e Competitivit\\`a' (PON R&C), we build a set of data models and perform network analysis over them. We discuss the obtained experimental results outlining interesting new perspectives that emerge from the application of the proposed methods to the socio-economical evaluation of funded programs.

  9. The Honors Thesis in French or Italian The Honors Program Advisement Center (102A HSRB, 422-5497) provides a number of excellent

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    Martinez, Tony R.

    The Honors Thesis in French or Italian The Honors Program Advisement Center (102A HSRB, 422-5497) provides a number of excellent guides to assist you in preparing your thesis. This document will help for an Honors thesis in French or Italian? Preparing an Honors thesis offers a golden opportunity to undertake

  10. Interpreting the visual and cinematic style of Japanese anime using three-dimensional computer graphics 

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    Mistry, Pradeep Champaklal

    2002-01-01

    Due to the international popularity of Japanese anime and its recognition as a cinematic art form, creative professionals in the animation industry are impressed with not only the complexity and artistic fluidity of the animation style but also...

  11. Cold War love : producing American liberalism in interracial marriages between American soldiers and Japanese women

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    Tsuchiya, Tomoko

    2011-01-01

    Justice: Americanization of Japanese War Crimes at the Endof the Post-Cold War. ” Journal of Asian American Studies256. Berry, Nicholas O. War and the Red Cross: The Unspoken

  12. 21F.065 / 21F.593 Japanese Literature and Cinema, Spring 2006

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    Condry, Ian

    This course includes surveys for both cinematic and literary representations of diverse eras and aspects of Japanese culture such as the classical era, the samurai age, wartime Japan and the atomic bombings, social change ...

  13. Japanese Scientific And Technology Information in the United States - Public Policy and Private Initiatives

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    Samuels, Richard J.

    In January 1983 a group of US government, industry and university information specialists gathered at MIT to take stock of efforts to monitor, acquire, assess, and disseminate Japanese scientific and technical information ...

  14. Deregulation of the Japanese Markets - Opportunities for the Edinburgh Investment Community 

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    Murray, H

    1997-01-01

    The proposed deregeulation of the Japanese financial markets, first announced in November 1996 is intended to make the financial system more competitive and to make better use of the country's Y1200 trillion of personal ...

  15. The Value of Vulnerability: Sexual Coercion and the Nature of Love in Japanese Court Literature

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    Childs, Margaret H.

    1999-11-01

    Margaret H. Childs analyzes the attributes of "love" in the world of premodern Japanese literature. She concentrates on the emotional dynamics of love affairs in The Taile of Genji and other Heian tales in order to highlight ...

  16. Japanese College Students' Exposure to Sexually Explicit Internet Material (SEIM) and Sexual Attitudes

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    Taguchi, Kikuko

    2009-05-04

    This study examined Japanese college students' (N=476) use of sexually explicit material in mass media (i.e., print, electronic, and the Internet) and its association with their sexually permissive attitudes and perceptions of women. Results...

  17. Deregulation in Japanese gas industries : significance and problems of gas rate deregulation for large industrial customers

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    Inoue, Masayuki

    1994-01-01

    In recent years, the circumstances surrounding Japanese City gas industries have been changing drastically. On one hand, as energy suppliers, natural gas which has become major fuel resource for city gas, as public utilities, ...

  18. Management and Labor Relations Techniques of Japanese-Owned Automotive Assembly Plants in the United States

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    Pitney, Paul

    2005-12-16

    This field project involves a study of the Japanese-owned automotive assembly plants, or “transplants,” in the United States and the management and labor-relations techniques that have made them successful. The management and labor...

  19. The Italian Activities in the Field of Nuclear Waste Management - 12439

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    Giorgiantoni, Giorgio; Marzo, Giuseppe A.; Sepielli, Massimo [ENEA, C. R. Casaccia, Roma (Italy)

    2012-07-01

    The Italian situation in the field of nuclear waste management is characterized by a relative small quantity of wastes, as a consequence of the giving up of energy production by nuclear generation in 1986. Notwithstanding this situation, Italy is a unique case study since the country needs to undertake the final decommissioning of four shut-down NPPs (size 100-200 MWe), each one different from the others. Therefore all the regulatory, technical, and financial actions are needed in the same way as if there was actual nuclear generation. Furthermore, the various non-power generating applications of nuclear energy still require management, a legal framework, a regulatory body, an industrial structure, and technical know-how. Notwithstanding the absence of energy production from nuclear sources, the country has the burden of radioactive waste management from the previous nuclear operations, which obliges it to implement at first a robust legislative framework, then to explore all the complex procedures to achieve the localization of the national interim storage facility, not excluding the chance to have a European regional facility for geologic disposal, under the clauses of the Council Directive of 19 July 2011 'Establishing a Community Framework for the Responsible and Safe Management of Radioactive Waste'. Then, as far as industrial, medical and R and D aspects, the improvement of the legislative picture, the creation of a regulatory body, is a good start for the future, to achieve the best efficiency of the Italian system. (authors)

  20. Strategic environmental assessment of energy planning tools. A study of Italian regions and provinces

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    De Montis, Andrea

    2014-04-01

    SEA has been applied in different ways in EU energy and environmental planning instruments, because different member states have interpreted European Directive 2001/42/CE in a variety of ways. Italy, for example, has only recently completed the integration of the directive into its legislation, through a number of decrees which were approved between 2006 and 2010. As a result SEA practice in Italy is very fragmented, particularly with respect to energy planning, and needs to be steered towards homogeneous quality objectives. The aim of this paper is to study the quality of the SEA reports on the energy and environmental planning tools used by Italian regions and provinces. We study nine cases and use the methodology suggested by Fisher (2010) in his review of the quality of SEA. To be more precise, we integrate the views of external evaluators with those of a selection of the personnel directly involved in preparing the plans. Our results show that there are some differences in the quality scores given by the outsiders and insiders, although the two groups identified similar strengths and weaknesses in implementing SEA. - Highlights: • This is a comparative study on SEA report quality within Italian energy planning tools. • In Italy, the level of SEA implementation on energy planning is still poor. • External academic experts and internal officers assessed SEA reports' quality. • Outsiders and insiders unveil a similar judgement. • Most critical remarks concern consultation, monitoring measures, and follow-up.

  1. Italian Exposition

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    None

    2011-04-25

    Le DG parle dans son allocution ŕ l'occasion de l'exposition (suivi d'une visite)de la contribution du Cern ŕ la création d'une espace de la technologie européenne. Il parle de la maničre comment organiser des formes fructueuses de coopération et coordination internationales dans ce domaine. "Afin de renforcer encore notre relation avec l'industrie et intensifier le transfert de la technologie nous proposerons au ministre de recherche de poursuivre dans le cadre du programme EUREKA ensemble avec les industries des programmes concrčtes." Le ministre italien prend ensuite la parole.

  2. Abstract--A prototype for positron emission mammography is under development within a collaboration of the Italian

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    Lanconelli, Nico

    a collaboration of the Italian Universities of Pisa, Ferrara, Bologna and Roma. The device is composed of two Aluminum Perovskite scintillators doped with Cerium 1-Dept. of Physics, University of Pisa and INFN Branch of Pisa, Via F. Buonarroti 2, 56127, Pisa, Italy 2-Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via

  3. Cross Language Transfer and Foreign Language Learning Motivation in English and Chinese 

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    Cho, Eunhee

    2014-11-12

    This dissertation investigated two issues: cross-language transfer among three typologically distant languages—Korean, English, and Chinese—and the language learning motivation of Korean students as it relates to two foreign languages...

  4. How Godzilla Ate Pittsburgh: The Long Rise of the Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1900–1973

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    Bernard Elbaum

    2007-01-01

    regard to recurrent raw material problems. Policy success inhighly uncertain, with raw materials posing the main risk,peculiarities of Japanese raw materials (Iida 1980: 40–44).

  5. A Long, Contingent Path to Comparative Advantage: Industrial Policy and the Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1900-1973

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    ELBAUM, BERNARD

    2006-01-01

    silk, mining, shipping, shipbuilding, engineering, cement,consumer electronics, and shipbuilding. In each of thesefor example, autos and shipbuilding were to provide Japanese

  6. Renewable Energy Assessment Methodology for Japanese OCONUS Army Installations

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    Solana, Amy E.; Horner, Jacob A.; Russo, Bryan J.; Gorrissen, Willy J.; Kora, Angela R.; Weimar, Mark R.; Hand, James R.; Orrell, Alice C.; Williamson, Jennifer L.

    2010-08-30

    Since 2005, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has been asked by Installation Management Command (IMCOM) to conduct strategic assessments at selected US Army installations of the potential use of renewable energy resources, including solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, waste, and ground source heat pumps (GSHPs). IMCOM has the same economic, security, and legal drivers to develop alternative, renewable energy resources overseas as it has for installations located in the US. The approach for continental US (CONUS) studies has been to use known, US-based renewable resource characterizations and information sources coupled with local, site-specific sources and interviews. However, the extent to which this sort of data might be available for outside the continental US (OCONUS) sites was unknown. An assessment at Camp Zama, Japan was completed as a trial to test the applicability of the CONUS methodology at OCONUS installations. It was found that, with some help from Camp Zama personnel in translating and locating a few Japanese sources, there was relatively little difficulty in finding sources that should provide a solid basis for conducting an assessment of comparable depth to those conducted for US installations. Project implementation will likely be more of a challenge, but the feasibility analysis will be able to use the same basic steps, with some adjusted inputs, as PNNL’s established renewable resource assessment methodology.

  7. The acquisition of ergative languages

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    Pye, Clifton

    1990-01-05

    -neutral notions rather than onto the language-specific categories of meaning in the adult language. His discussion of the acquisition of accusative and ergative inflections assumes that both are initially unanalyzed units associated with the manipulative activity... marking, word order, etc., seems to reflect the morphological pattern of the adult lan-guage from the beginning. Pinker (1984) addresses the acquisition of morphological ergativity in several sections of his book. He employs the mechanism of semantic...

  8. Grammar as a Programming Language

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    Rowe, Neil

    1976-10-01

    This paper discusses some student projects involving generative grammars. While grammars are usually associated with linguisitics, their usefuleness goes far beyond just "language" to make different domains. Their ...

  9. Global Architecture of Planetary Systems (GAPS), a project for the whole Italian Community

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    Poretti, Ennio; Claudi, Riccardo; Cosentino, Rosario; Covino, Elvira; Desidera, Silvano; Gratton, Raffaele; Lanza, Antonino F; Maggio, Antonio; Micela, Giuseppina; Molinari, Emilio; Pagano, Isabella; Piotto, Giampaolo; Smareglia, Riccardo; Sozzetti, Alessandro

    2015-01-01

    The GAPS project is running since 2012 with the goal to optimize the science return of the HARPS-N instrument mounted at Telescopio Nazionale Galileo. A large number of astronomers is working together to allow the Italian community to gain an international position adequate to the HARPS-N capabilities in the exoplanetary researches. Relevant scientific results are being obtained on both the main guidelines of the collaboration, i.e., the discovery surveys and the characterization studies. The planetary system discovered around the southern component of the binary XO-2 and its characterization together with that of the system orbiting the northern component are a good example of the completeness of the topics matched by the GAPS project. The dynamics of some planetary systems are investigated by studying the Rossiter-McLaughlin effect, while host stars are characterized by means of asteroseismology and star-planet interaction.

  10. Do they agree? Bibliometric evaluation vs informed peer review in the Italian research assessment exercise

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    Alberto, Baccini

    2015-01-01

    During the Italian research assessment exercise, the national agency ANVUR performed an experiment to assess agreement between grades obtained through informed peer review (IR) and bibliometrics. A sample was evaluated by using both methods and concordance was analyzed by weighted Cohen's kappas. According to ANVUR results indicated an overall "more than adequate" agreement which "fully justifies" the choice of using jointly both techniques in the assessment. However, according to available statistical guidelines for kappa values, the degree of agreement has to be interpreted, for all research fields, as poor or, in a few cases, as, at most, fair. The only notable exception is Area 13 (economics and statistics) and its sub-areas, showing moderate agreement. However, a statistical meta-analysis rejects the hypothesis that kappas from Area 13 share the same distribution as those from the other areas. In fact, a scrutiny of the experiment protocol adopted by the Area 13 panel highlights substantial modifications...

  11. Language Maintenance And Language Renewal Among Cherokee People in Oklahoma

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    Brooks, Barbara J.

    1992-01-01

    to forfeit culture and language. Today remnants of some Indian tribes are striving to find ways to maintain or renew their own languages. This paper explores some of the issues involved, and then focuses on efforts to maintain and renew Oklahoma Cherokee....

  12. Heidegger and the Philosophy of Language

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    Owens, Wayne D.

    in the remainder of my paper: BT: Martin Heidegger, Being and Time, trans. John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson (New York: Harper & Row, 1962), OTB: On Time and Being, trans. Joan Stambaugh (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972), OWL: Martin Heidegger... language. If language everywhere withholds its nature in this sense, then such withholding is in the very nature of language. (OWL, p. 81) HEIDEGGER AND LANGUAGE 55 There remains something about language and about speaking a language that slips...

  13. Metabolic and genetic regulation in adipose tissue of Angus and Wagyu steers raised to U.S. and Japanese endpoints 

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    Chung, Ki Yong

    2006-08-16

    We hypothesized that carcass and fatty acid composition of Angus and Japanese Black (Wagyu) steers would not differ if the steers were fed to a typical U.S. final weight, but that Wagyu steers fed to a typical Japanese endpoint body weight would...

  14. India-Japan Education Summits in New Delhi and Hyderabad -Student Recruitment and Collaboration with Japanese universities-

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    Goda, Keisuke

    India-Japan Education Summits in New Delhi and Hyderabad - Student Recruitment and Collaboration with Japanese universities- February 2015 The India-Japan Education Summit, bringing together Japanese such as the Embassy of Japan in India, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan Student Services Organization

  15. Seven peasant communities in pre-industrial Europe. A comparative study of French, Italian and Swedish rural parishes (18th and early 19th century)

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    Todd, Emmanuel

    1976-07-29

    This dissertation is an attempt at providing comparable descriptions of the social structure of seven peasant communities in pre-industrial Europe: four French, one Italian and two Swedish. It is concerned with elements of the social structure...

  16. U.S. Seafood Safe and Unaffected by Radiation Contamination from Japanese Nuclear Power Plant Incident; U.S. Monitoring Control Strategy Explained

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    U.S. Seafood Safe and Unaffected by Radiation Contamination from Japanese Nuclear Power Plant about radiation contamination from the Japanese nuclear power plant incident and on the control potential routes by which seafood contaminated with radionuclides from the Japanese nuclear power plant

  17. Japanese suppliers in transition from domestic nuclear reactor vendors to international suppliers

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    Forsberg, C.W.; Reich, W.J.; Rowan, W.J.

    1994-06-27

    Japan is emerging as a major leader and exporter of nuclear power technology. In the 1990s, Japan has the largest and strongest nuclear power supply industry worldwide as a result of the largest domestic nuclear power plant construction program. The Japanese nuclear power supply industry has moved from dependence on foreign technology to developing, design, building, and operating its own power plants. This report describes the Japanese nuclear power supply industry and examines one supplier--the Mitsubishi group--to develop an understanding of the supply industry and its relationship to the utilities, government, and other organizations.

  18. A functional quantum programming language

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    Thorsten Altenkirch; Jonathan Grattage

    2005-04-19

    We introduce the language QML, a functional language for quantum computations on finite types. Its design is guided by its categorical semantics: QML programs are interpreted by morphisms in the category FQC of finite quantum computations, which provides a constructive semantics of irreversible quantum computations realisable as quantum gates. QML integrates reversible and irreversible quantum computations in one language, using first order strict linear logic to make weakenings explicit. Strict programs are free from decoherence and hence preserve superpositions and entanglement - which is essential for quantum parallelism.

  19. Realizability for programming languages. Christophe Raffalli

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    Realizability for programming languages. Christophe Raffalli 29 mars au 4 avril 2010 `a Chamb´ery Abstract We present a toy functional programming language inspired by our work on the PML language [22 by Church [3] in the 30's as a universal programming language based on the sole notion of a function

  20. Practical Foundations for Programming Languages SECOND EDITION

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    Andrews, Peter B.

    D RA FT Practical Foundations for Programming Languages SECOND EDITION Robert Harper Carnegie principle of the theory of programming languages. Language fea- tures are manifestations of type structure by the interactions among those constructs. The soundness of a language design--the absence of ill-defined programs

  1. English Language Studies Program Description The English Language Studies Program is designed to improve students' Academic

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    09/2014 English Language Studies Program Description The English Language Studies Program Language Studies 40 (Advanced) English Language Studies 50 (University Bridge) Program Level Description-moderate English language proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The program focuses on applied

  2. The mystery of language evolution

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    Hauser, Marc D.

    Understanding the evolution of language requires evidence regarding origins and processes that led to change. In the last 40 years, there has been an explosion of research on this problem as well as a sense that considerable ...

  3. Fish sampling Threespine sticklebacks of the Japanese sympatric pair were collected with seine nets and

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    Chan, Yingguang

    METHODS Fish sampling Threespine sticklebacks of the Japanese sympatric pair were collected- 2008, as described previously19,36 . Fish collected in 2007 and 2008 were used for cytogenetic analysis, fish collected in 2006 and 2007 were used for population genetic analysis, fish collected in 2005, 2007

  4. Japanese set to direct `sun-power' nuclear reactor in France September 16, 2005

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    Japanese set to direct `sun-power' nuclear reactor in France September 16, 2005 Japan has been develop three generations of nuclear reactors and includes six low-capacity experimental reactors and a 17 asked to nominate the chief of an international project to build a multi- billion-dollar nuclear fusion

  5. Cesium-137 deposition and contamination of Japanese soils due to the Fukushima nuclear accident

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    Jacob, Daniel J.

    Cesium-137 deposition and contamination of Japanese soils due to the Fukushima nuclear accident contamination due to the emission from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) showed up after a massive and severely damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). This event led to emissions

  6. Exploring the Microscopic Textual Characteristics of Japanese Prime Ministers' Diet Addresses

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    , attitudes and thoughts of political actors (Axelrod, 1976). Among such speeches, prime ministers' Diet political phenomena: (a) the difference between the two types of Diet addresses delivered by Japanese prime of political science, the content of political speeches is regarded as important for analyzing the policies

  7. LCA to choose among alternative design solutions: The case study of a new Italian incineration line

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    Scipioni, A. [Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Padua, Via Marzolo 9, 35131 Padua (Italy)], E-mail: scipioni@unipd.it; Mazzi, A.; Niero, M.; Boatto, T. [Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Padua, Via Marzolo 9, 35131 Padua (Italy)

    2009-09-15

    At international level LCA is being increasingly used to objectively evaluate the performances of different Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management solutions. One of the more important waste management options concerns MSW incineration. LCA is usually applied to existing incineration plants. In this study LCA methodology was applied to a new Italian incineration line, to facilitate the prediction, during the design phase, of its potential environmental impacts in terms of damage to human health, ecosystem quality and consumption of resources. The aim of the study was to analyse three different design alternatives: an incineration system with dry flue gas cleaning (without- and with-energy recovery) and one with wet flue gas cleaning. The last two technological solutions both incorporating facilities for energy recovery were compared. From the results of the study, the system with energy recovery and dry flue gas cleaning revealed lower environmental impacts in relation to the ecosystem quality. As LCA results are greatly affected by uncertainties of different types, the second part of the work provides for an uncertainty analysis aimed at detecting the extent output data from life cycle analysis are influenced by uncertainty of input data, and employs both qualitative (pedigree matrix) and quantitative methods (Monte Carlo analysis)

  8. The integration hypothesis of human language evolution and the nature of contemporary languages

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    Miyagawa, Shigeru

    How human language arose is a mystery in the evolution of Homo sapiens. Miyagawa et al. (2013) put forward a proposal, which we will call the Integration Hypothesis of human language evolution, that holds that human language ...

  9. Second Language Acquisitionnd Language Acquisition In a global society, knowing several languages is vital for

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    Hill, Wendell T.

    is vital for communication, commerce, and even civility in international discourse. With many nations tense). In a global society, knowing several languages is vital for communication, commerce, and even civility

  10. Language and Framework Support for Reviewably-Secure Software Systems

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    Mettler, Adrian Matthew

    2012-01-01

    1.1.2 Programming Languages and Abstractions . . . . . . . .security properties. Languages and programming idioms thatJ. Popek. Report on the programming language Euclid. SIGPLAN

  11. The marketing strategies of several large Japanese construction companies for penetrating U.S. construction markets: a case study 

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    Tillotson, James Gregory

    1989-01-01

    to the shrinking of other national markets (McLeister, 1988), technological advances of the Japanese construction industry (Sherman, 1988), and the stability of the American economy (ENR. 1988a). But there has been little research into the marketing strategies...

  12. Induction, Domains, Calculi: Strachey's Contributions to ProgrammingLanguage

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    Schmidt, David A.

    Induction, Domains, Calculi: Strachey's Contributions to Programming­Language Engineering David A pioneered the analysis of programming languages in terms of semantic features. Three of Strachey programming languages designed by programming­language experts? Sometimes they are, but the requirements

  13. Transaction Datalog: A Compositional Language for Transaction Programming

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    Bonner, Anthony

    Transaction Datalog: A Compositional Language for Transaction Programming Anthony J. Bonner transaction languages. This paper focuses on the latter issue: languages for specifying non, a deductive language that integrates queries, updates, and transaction composition in a simple logical

  14. Transaction Datalog: A Compositional Language for Transaction Programming

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    Bonner, Anthony

    Transaction Datalog: A Compositional Language for Transaction Programming Anthony J. Bonner management, and new transaction languages. This paper focuses on the latter issue: languages for specifying Transac­ tion Datalog, a deductive language that integrates queries, updates, and transaction composition

  15. Kansas and Foreign Language Study

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    1959-09-01

    C"lcnt to ('n;1 hIe a person to live in a fnr­ cign envirunnl('nt withoul sulkrillg ulUluly fmm a 1;lIlguage handicap (or a ('ol11p;n'ahle ahililY 10 ahsnrh ;nul as.o;nciatc c'nne'cpts ;nul icleas in nne of Ihe dali.o;it"al lallguagcs). This prufidcnry :.hall... such as tapes, tape recorders. :lnd other e(luipment for a language laboratory. Sume money will be available undcr the "Natinnal Defense Educatiun Act of 195R," e. Encourage teachers to allend foreign language institutes, either slImnH'r or fil...

  16. Italian WEEE management system and treatment of end-of-life cooling and freezing equipments for CFCs removal

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    Sansotera, M., E-mail: maurizio.sansotera@polimi.it [Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica, Politecnico di Milano, via Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano (Italy); Istituto Nazionale di Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), via Giusti 9, I-50121 Firenze (Italy); Navarrini, W. [Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica, Politecnico di Milano, via Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano (Italy); Istituto Nazionale di Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM), via Giusti 9, I-50121 Firenze (Italy); Talaeemashhadi, S.; Venturini, F. [Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica, Politecnico di Milano, via Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano (Italy)

    2013-06-15

    Highlights: • Italian data about WEEE management in the period 2005–2010 have been reported. • In 2001–2004 CFC release was monitored and Po Valley resulted as main source region. • The Italian directive on WEEE management was enacted in 2005 but took effect in 2008. • The CFC analytic procedures of the audit assessments have been discussed. - Abstract: This study presents and analyzes the data of the Italian system for take-back and recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipments (WEEEs) in the start-up period 2008–2010. The analysis was focused particularly on the data about the treatment of end-of-life cooling and freezing equipments. In fact, the wastes of cooling and freezing equipments have a high environmental impact. Indeed, in their compressor oil and insulation polyurethane (PU) foams chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) ozone-depleting gases are still present. In the period 2001–2004 Northern Italy resulted the main source in Europe of CFCs. The European Directive on WEEE management was enacted in 2002, but in Italy it was implemented by the legislative Decree in 2005 and it became operational in 2008. Actually, in 2008 the national WEEE Coordination Centre was founded in order to organize the WEEE pick-up process and to control collection, recovery and recycling targets. As a result, in 2010 the average WEEE collection per capita exceeded the threshold of more than 4 kg per inhabitant, as well as cooling and freezing appliances represented more than one fourth of the Italian WEEE collection stream. During the treatment of end-of-life cooling and freezing equipments, CFCs were recovered and disposed principally by burner methods. The analyses of defined specimens collected in the treatment facilities were standardized to reliably determine the amount of recovered CFCs. Samples of alkaline solid salt, alkaline saline solution, polyurethane matrix and compressor oil collected during the audit assessment procedure were analyzed and the results were discussed. In particular, the analysis of PU samples after the shredding and the warm pressing procedures measured a residual CFCs content around 500–1300 mg/kg of CFCs within the foam matrix.

  17. Is language necessary for thinking about thoughts 

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    Fisher, Sarah

    2013-08-14

    This paper considers one aspect of the relationship between language and thought, focusing on a theory proposed by José Luis Bermúdez. Bermúdez argues that language is required for any kinds of thinking that involve thinking ...

  18. Lagrangian relaxation for natural language decoding

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    Rush, Alexander M. (Alexander Matthew)

    2014-01-01

    The major success story of natural language processing over the last decade has been the development of high-accuracy statistical methods for a wide-range of language applications. The availability of large textual data ...

  19. Machine Translation: Introduction to Natural Language Processing

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    Smith, David A.

    ... ... into the various ... ... into the nuclear ... ... into the bargain ... ... into the situation ... 4 #12;Phrase language blog is about politics? Cross-language information retrieval? Flagging news stories about

  20. Paraphrastic recurrent neural network language models

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    Liu, X.; Chen, X.; Gales, M. J. F.; Woodland, P. C.

    2015-04-22

    ), “Hierarchical probabilistic neural network language model,” in Proc. International work- shop on artificial intelligence and statistics, Barbados, 2005, pp. 246–252. [24] M. Mohri (1997), “Finite-state transducers in language and speech processing...

  1. Language, Ideology and Politics in Croatia

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    Kapovi?, Mate

    2011-02-01

    Based in part on his recent book ?iji je jezik? (Who does Language Belong to?), the author reviews the intricate relation of language, ideology, and politics in Croatia in the last 20 years, including new examples and analyses. The article...

  2. Linguistic Alignment in Natural Language Generation

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    Halberg, Gabrielle Manya

    2013-01-01

    that are instantiated at generation time. . . . . . . . .that are instantiated at generation time. . Illustration ofin Natural Language Generation by Gabrielle Halberg

  3. A Flood of Immigration: Japanese Immigration to the Philippines 1900-1941

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    Goodman, Grant K.

    2011-08-29

    “A Flood of Immigration” Japanese Immigration to the Philippines 1900-1941 Grant K. Goodman Professor Emeritus, History University of Kansas ISBN 978-1-936153-07-7 http://hdl.handle.net/1808/7984 Copyright.... 2 “A FLOOD OF IMMIGRATION” 1 A rarity among Asian lands, the Philippines had large areas of potentially agriculturally productive land remaining uncultivated. Thus with great potential resources, broad habitable areas open for settlement...

  4. Introduction 1.1 Model Programming Languages

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    Mitchell, John C.

    Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Model Programming Languages The mathematical analysis of programming procedure call mechanisms, we might begin by identifying a simple programming language whose main constructs are procedure declara- tions and calls. We may then analyze this simpli#12;ed programming language without

  5. Programming Language Semantics David A. Schmidt

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    Schmidt, David A.

    Programming Language Semantics David A. Schmidt Department of Computing and Information Sciences Kansas State University October 24, 1995 A programming language possesses two fundamental features: syntax and semantics. Syntax refers to the appearance of the well­formed programs of the language

  6. On the Expressive Power of Programming Languages

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    Tobin-Hochstadt, Sam

    On the Expressive Power of Programming Languages Matthias Felleisen \\Lambda Department of Computer Science Rice University Houston, TX 77251­1892 Abstract The literature on programming languages contains an abundance of in­ formal claims on the relative expressive power of programming languages

  7. Language Based Software Engineering Gopal Gupta

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    Gupta, Gopal

    's task. In contrast, if we had a language that was right at the level of abstraction at which the user, etc.) to be developed. Imagine developing a method similar to long division for the Roman numeral languages has come about due to our desire to find the "right" language that will make it easy

  8. Paraphrastic Neural Network Language Models

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    Liu, X.; Gales, M. J. F.; Woodland, P. C.

    2014-01-01

    Intelligence and Statistics, Barbados, 2005, pp.246-252. [24] M. Mohri (1997). “Finite-state transducers in language and speech processing”, Computational Linguistics, 23:2, 1997. [25] J. Park, X. Liu, M. J. F. Gales and P. C. Woodland (2010), “Improved neural...

  9. Self-Organisation of a Learnable Language: What Happens When an Alien Language Replicates through Human Brains

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    Steels, Luc

    1 Self-Organisation of a Learnable Language: What Happens When an Alien Language Replicates through initial alien language, as it is replicated through successive `generations' of language learners in three. (2008). In this paradigm, a subject is given a random initial `alien language' to learn. The language

  10. Municipal solid waste management: Identification and analysis of engineering indexes representing demand and costs generated in virtuous Italian communities

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    Gamberini, R. Del Buono, D.; Lolli, F.; Rimini, B.

    2013-11-15

    Highlights: • Collection and analysis of real life data in the field of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation and costs for management. • Study of 92 virtuous Italian communities. • Elaboration of trends of engineering indexes useful during design and evaluation of MSWM systems. - Abstract: The definition and utilisation of engineering indexes in the field of Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) is an issue of interest for technicians and scientists, which is widely discussed in literature. Specifically, the availability of consolidated engineering indexes is useful when new waste collection services are designed, along with when their performance is evaluated after a warm-up period. However, most published works in the field of MSWM complete their study with an analysis of isolated case studies. Conversely, decision makers require tools for information collection and exchange in order to trace the trends of these engineering indexes in large experiments. In this paper, common engineering indexes are presented and their values analysed in virtuous Italian communities, with the aim of contributing to the creation of a useful database whose data could be used during experiments, by indicating examples of MSWM demand profiles and the costs required to manage them.

  11. Synthesis of zeolite from Italian coal fly ash: Differences in crystallization temperature using seawater instead of distilled water

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    Belviso, Claudia; Cavalcante, Francesco; Fiore, Saverio

    2010-05-15

    In this study Italian coal fly ash was converted into several types of zeolite in laboratory experiments with temperatures of crystallization ranging from 35 up to 90 deg. C. Distilled and seawater were used during the hydrothermal synthesis process in separate experiments, after a pre-treatment fusion with NaOH. The results indicate that zeolites could be formed from different kind of Italian coal fly ash at low temperature of crystallization using both distilled and seawater. SEM data and the powder patterns of X-ray diffraction analysis show that faujasite, zeolite ZK-5 and sodalite were synthesized when using both distilled and seawater; zeolite A crystallized only using distilled water. In particular the experiments indicate that the synthesis of zeolite X and zeolite ZK-5 takes place at lower temperatures when using seawater (35 and 45 deg. C, respectively). The formation of sodalite is always competitive with zeolite X which shows a metastable behaviour at higher temperatures (70-90 deg. C). The chemical composition of the fly ash source could be responsible of the differences on the starting time of synthesized zeolite with distilled water, in any case our data show that the formation of specific zeolites takes place always at lower temperatures when using seawater.

  12. Description of Subsidiary Subject in Japanese Studies (part 2) The framework provisions of the academic regulations

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    Bataillon, Thomas

    aspects, to structure the student's own learning, and to search for and process new information in an appropriate manner; · the ability to enter into professional and social contexts across cultural differences/form of evaluation Term/ECTS Language Oral Language Proficiency 2 - Internal examination with internal co

  13. Sexual assault is broadly defined in Canada as sexual touching without consent. In comparison, Japanese rape laws are gender-specific, relativize the significance

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    Magyar, Akos

    , Japanese rape laws are gender-specific, relativize the significance of lack of consent and do not include interpretation of Japanese rape law, including recent reformation efforts, will be introduced and analyzed), "Rape in Railways and Public Indecency" (Keio Law Journal, 2015), and "Sexual Offenses in Canada

  14. Knowledge to go places Language Centre English Test

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    Zaroubi, Saleem

    Knowledge to go places Language Centre English Test Put your language skills to the test Language.rug.nl/languagecentrewww.rug.nl/languagecentre The Language Centre provides a test of language competence which can be used by students, prospective students abroad. The test covers all four skills: writing, reading, listening and speaking. The writing, reading

  15. Programming Language Feature Agglomeration Jeremy Singer Callum Cameron Marc Alexander

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    Singer, Jeremy

    Programming Language Feature Agglomeration Jeremy Singer Callum Cameron Marc Alexander University systems. In this paper, we argue that feature-creep also occurs in the domain of programming languages in modern languages that have evolved from earlier languages. 1. Introduction As programming language theory

  16. Practical Extensions in Agent Programming Languages Mehdi Dastani

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    Dastani, Mehdi

    Practical Extensions in Agent Programming Languages Mehdi Dastani Utrecht University to improve the practi- cal application of existing BDI-based agent-oriented programming languages that have and declarative programming languages. Categories and Subject Descriptors D.3.3 [Programming Languages]: Language

  17. Designing a Language for Spatial Computing

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    Kuhn, Werner; Ballatore, Andrea

    2015-01-01

    including visual programming languages (VPL). 1 Yet, thislanguages. Python is strongly dynamically typed, favors proce- dural and object-oriented programming,

  18. THE NOP2 MODELING LANGUAGE Hermann Schichl

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    Schichl, Hermann

    , convex relaxations. # supported by project COCONUT IST­2000­26063 285 #12; MODELING LANGUAGES stopped meantime, and authors work the COCONUT [40] project towards solver platform global optimization

  19. The integration of language with perceptual systems

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    Collins, Jennifer Blair

    2011-01-01

    related brain potential (ERP). Annu. Rev. Psychol. 62, 621–language com- prehension? ERP evidence from the Februarya property verification task: an ERP study of what happens

  20. The electrophysiology of language perception and production

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    Flinker, Adeen

    2012-01-01

    1977b) The perception and production of voice onset time inactivity during word production in spoken and sign language.cortex during speech production. Psychophysiology 42:180-

  1. Cybersecurity Procurement Language for Energy Delivery Systems

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    delivery system from multiple Suppliers. Maintaining appropriate cybersecurity in such a system may require additional language that ensures the secure integration of components,...

  2. Effects of Orthographic Depth on Literacy Performance: Reading Comprehension Difficulties Across Languages

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    McClung, Nicola Ann

    2012-01-01

    Simple Shallow Finnish (Finland) Italian (Switzerland)Dutch (Belgium) Swedish (Finland) Deep French (Canada/Assessment in Finland and Switzerland 46

  3. Effects of Orthographic Depth on Literacy Performance: Reading Comprehension Difficulties Across Languages

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    McClung, Nicola Ann

    2012-01-01

    Shallow Finnish (Finland) Italian (Switzerland) ComplexGerman (Switzerland) Dutch (Belgium) Swedish (Finland)French (Canada/ Belgium/ Switzerland) English (Canada) Table

  4. Evolution of language The interest of the Pragmatics and cognition team for the evolution of language

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    Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS

    Evolution of language The interest of the Pragmatics and cognition team for the evolution of the evolution of language wetted our apetites and some members of the team (i.e. Anne Reboul) are still actively engaged in research on the evolution of language. The well-known difficulties regarding this domain

  5. Academic Language Proficiency Development and Its Impact on Reading Comprehension: Within and Across Languages 

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    Spies, Tracy

    2012-07-16

    A path model of second language (L2; English) oral language and reading comprehension variables was tested on a sample of 100 Spanish-speaking English-language learners enrolled in a transitional bilingual program over a 3-year period. The data...

  6. LBB evaluation for a typical Japanese PWR primary loop by using the US NRC approved methods

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    Swamy, S.A.; Bhowmick, D.C.; Prager, D.E.

    1997-04-01

    The regulatory requirements for postulated pipe ruptures have changed significantly since the first nuclear plants were designed. The Leak-Before-Break (LBB) methodology is now accepted as a technically justifiable approach for eliminating postulation of double-ended guillotine breaks (DEGB) in high energy piping systems. The previous pipe rupture design requirements for nuclear power plant applications are responsible for all the numerous and massive pipe whip restraints and jet shields installed for each plant. This results in significant plant congestion, increased labor costs and radiation dosage for normal maintenance and inspection. Also the restraints increase the probability of interference between the piping and supporting structures during plant heatup, thereby potentially impacting overall plant reliability. The LBB approach to eliminate postulating ruptures in high energy piping systems is a significant improvement to former regulatory methodologies, and therefore, the LBB approach to design is gaining worldwide acceptance. However, the methods and criteria for LBB evaluation depend upon the policy of individual country and significant effort continues towards accomplishing uniformity on a global basis. In this paper the historical development of the U.S. LBB criteria will be traced and the results of an LBB evaluation for a typical Japanese PWR primary loop applying U.S. NRC approved methods will be presented. In addition, another approach using the Japanese LBB criteria will be shown and compared with the U.S. criteria. The comparison will be highlighted in this paper with detailed discussion.

  7. Course Information SER 221 Programming Languages and Their Execution Environment

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    · · · · · · · · · Course Information SER 221 Programming Languages and Their Execution Environment Catalog Description Introduces the fundamental programming language concepts of data, type, control, abstraction, and structure; software development and execution environments; programming language paradigms

  8. REGISTRATION FORM CUNY GRADUATE CENTER LANGUAGE READING PROGRAM

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    Johnson Jr.,, Ray

    REGISTRATION FORM CUNY GRADUATE CENTER LANGUAGE READING PROGRAM First name order payable to CUNY GRADUATE CENTER and send it to the CUNY Graduate Center Language Reading Program: ________________________________________ Date: ____________________ If a course is cancelled by the Language Reading Program, registrants

  9. Little Languages and their Programming Environments John Clements

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    Krishnamurthi, Shriram

    Little Languages and their Programming Environments John Clements˝ Paul Graunke˝ Shriram Summary Programmers constantly design, implement, and program in little languages. Two different ap language's syntactic and semantic structure, but also its programming en- vironment. We illustrate the idea

  10. Language assessment instruments: a study of language dominance tests in the Rio Grande Valley 

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    Hickey, Concepcion Maria

    1976-01-01

    of their children's language use i s a useful and valid cri teri on s i nce they have the opportuni ty of regularly observing thei r children's language behavior in the home-family domain and in various role-relationships. Definition of Terms l. language... in the Rio Grande Valley; 3) to determine the degree and the nature of' correlation between parent, al language census data concerning language dominance of their children in the home-family domain as measured by the Home Bilingual Usage Estimate and test...

  11. Language of the Internet NAOMI S. BARON

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    Carlini, David

    processing to facilitate working on the Internet and the World Wide Web (1.3) Section 2 Linguistic Issues for Communicating via the Web 1 As with so many aspects of the computing world, the nature of the language of this chapter. #12;2 summarize the types of Web coding systems (4.1) present an overview of Web markup languages

  12. Resources for Urdu Language Processing Sarmad Hussain

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    Processing National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences B Block, Faisal Town, Lahore, Pakistan the cor- pus and lexical resources being developed for Urdu by the CRULP, in Pakistan. 1 Introduction Urdu is the national language of Pakistan and one of the state languages of India and has more than 60 million first

  13. Optimization Modeling Languages Emmanuel Fragni`ere

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    Gondzio, Jacek

    Optimization Modeling Languages Emmanuel Fragni`ere HEC, Department of Management, University, 1999 1 #12;Abstract The access to advanced optimization software needs more and more sophisticated modeling tools. Optimization modeling languages are tools that facilitate the decision making process based

  14. A pattern language for sacred secular places 

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    Joseph, Melanie Rachel

    2006-08-16

    Â?Pattern LanguageÂ? is a term popularized by Christopher Alexander and his coauthors of the book A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction, Sara Ishikawa, and Murray Silverstein in the late 1970Â?s. Though intended to enable every citizen...

  15. Natural Language Processing on the Web

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    Montréal, Université de

    Natural Language Processing on the Web Guy Lapalme RALI-DIRO, Université de Montréal ! http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~lapalme #12;Overview · What is Natural Language Processing (NLP) · NLP for the Web · The Web for NLP 2 #12 recognition 5 #12;http://rali.iro.umontreal.ca #12;NLP for the syntactic Web search engines · NLP saved

  16. Programme Handbook MA in English Language

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    Molinari, Marc

    Programme Handbook 2014-15 MA in English Language Teaching: Online #12;© Modern Languages of postgraduate study at one of the UK's leading research universities. The Handbook should be read in conjunction with the 2014-15 student information available on SUSSED and the Graduate School Handbook produced

  17. The Blue Language1 Michael Klling

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    Kent, University of

    1 The Blue Language1 Michael Kölling School of Computer Science and Software Engineering Monash. The system we are about to discuss is named Blue. Blue is an integrated programming environment and an object. In this issue, we discuss the language aspects of Blue. Next month we will continue the discussion by describing

  18. Language processing and the thesaurus Yorick Wilks

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    Wilks, Yorick

    Language processing and the thesaurus Yorick Wilks University of Sheffield Abstract The purpose of this paper is to argue that two different features of a classic thesaurus like Roget (an abstract universal but important work of Masterman and Sparck Jones on the role of the thesaurus as a key language processing tool

  19. Factored Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation

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    Koehn, Philipp

    Factored Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation Amittai E. Axelrod TH E U N I V E R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2.4.3 Log-Linear, Phrase-Based Translation Models . . . . . . . . . 11 3 Statistical Language S ITY OF E D I N B U R G H Master of Science by Research Institute for Communicating and Collaborative

  20. Course Guide Linguistics and English Language 1

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    Edinburgh, University of

    Handbook 7. Tutorials 8. Assessment Information 9. Learn 10. Contact Details for Staff on the Course 11 and English Language School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences University of Edinburgh #12;Page in a coherent and systematic way. 2. To introduce you to the fundamental terminology and analytic concepts

  1. Sample Contract Language for Information Technology Using Energy...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Information Technology Using Energy-Efficient Products Sample Contract Language for Information Technology Using Energy-Efficient Products Document covers sample language that...

  2. Japanese Journal for Management Information System, Special Issue on Agent-Based Modeling, Vol. 12, No. 3, Dec. 2003.

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    Tesfatsion, Leigh

    Japanese Journal for Management Information System, Special Issue on Agent-Based Modeling, Vol. 12 scattered among 55 different journals. Moreover, only two of the 55 journals had more than two of these articles. The full set of journals that published articles with "simulation" in the title came from

  3. Rayleigh and acoustic gravity waves detection on magnetograms during the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

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    Klausner, Virginia; Muella, Marcio T A H; Mendes, Odim; Domingues, Margarete O; Papa, Andres R R

    2015-01-01

    The continuous geomagnetic field survey holds an important potential in future prevention of tsunami damages, and also, it could be used in tsunami forecast. In this work, we were able to detected for the first time Rayleigh and ionospheric acoustic gravity wave propagation in the Z-component of the geomagnetic field due to the Japanese tsunami, 2011 prior to the tsunami arrival. The geomagnetic measurements were obtained in the epicentral near and far-field. Also, these waves were detected within minutes to few hours of the tsunami arrival. For these reasons, these results are very encouraging, and confirmed that the geomagnetic field monitoring could play an important role in the tsunami warning systems, and also, it could provide additional information in the induced ionospheric wave propagation models due to tsunamis.

  4. Japanese RDF-fired power generation system and fundamental research on RDF combustion

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    Narukawa, Kimihito; Goto, Hidenori; Chen, Y.; Yamazaki, Ryouhei; Moi, Shiegkatsu; Fujima, Yukihisa; Hirama, Toshimasa; Hosoda, Hideo

    1997-12-31

    Power generation from refuse derived fuel (RDF) is one of the new technologies for municipal solid waste (MSW) management. This technology is strongly attracting the attention of the Japanese government. The results of a feasibility study of this system in Japan is presented. To develop this highly efficient RDF-fired CFB generating process, combustibility and dechlorination characteristics of RDF were investigated by both the thermo-balance technique and combustion tests with an electric furnace. RDF combustion tests by a bench scale CFBC were carried out and then the following experimental results were obtained: (1) RDF can be combusted almost completely even in small scale CFBC; (2) HCl and N{sub 2}O emissions are quite low at any conditions; and (3) NO{sub x} emissions are a little higher in single stage combustion, however they are reduced at 50% air bias ratio. Some of the results can be explained by a RDF combustion model.

  5. Japanese power electronics inverter technology and its impact on the American air conditioning industry

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    Ushimaru, Kenji.

    1990-08-01

    Since 1983, technological advances and market growth of inverter- driven variable-speed heat pumps in Japan have been dramatic. The high level of market penetration was promoted by a combination of political, economic, and trade policies in Japan. A unique environment was created in which the leading domestic industries-- microprocessor manufacturing, compressors for air conditioning and refrigerators, and power electronic devices--were able to direct the development and market success of inverter-driven heat pumps. As a result, leading US variable-speed heat pump manufacturers should expect a challenge from the Japanese producers of power devices and microprocessors. Because of the vertically-integrated production structure in Japan, in contrast to the out-sourcing culture of the United States, price competition at the component level (such as inverters, sensors, and controls) may impact the structure of the industry more severely than final product sales. 54 refs., 47 figs., 1 tab.

  6. 18 years experience on UF{sub 6} handling at Japanese nuclear fuel manufacturer

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    Fujinaga, H.; Yamazaki, N.; Takebe, N. [Japan Nucelar Fuel Conversion Co., Ltd., Ibaraki (Japan)

    1991-12-31

    In the spring of 1991, a leading nuclear fuel manufacturing company in Japan, celebrated its 18th anniversary. Since 1973, the company has produced over 5000 metric ton of ceramic grade UO{sub 2} powder to supply to Japanese fabricators, without major accident/incident and especially with a successful safety record on UF{sub 6} handling. The company`s 18 years experience on nuclear fuel manufacturing reveals that key factors for the safe handling of UF{sub 6} are (1) installing adequate facilities, equipped with safety devices, (2) providing UF{sub 6} handling manuals and executing them strictly, and (3) repeating on and off the job training for operators. In this paper, equipment and the operation mode for UF{sub 6} processing at their facility are discussed.

  7. Texas Dual Language Program Cost Analysis 

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    Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Galloway, Martha; Mahadevan, Lakshmi; Mason, Ben; Irby, Beverly J.; Brown, Genevieve; Gó mez, Leo

    2010-09-29

    stream_source_info CBAReport.pdf.txt stream_content_type text/plain stream_size 92520 Content-Encoding ISO-8859-1 stream_name CBAReport.pdf.txt Content-Type text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Texas Dual Language Program Cost..., Texas January 2005 Texas Dual Language Program Cost Analysis 2 For Inquiries Contact 979-845-2599 Texas A&M University Bilingual Education Programs To view the Texas Directory of Dual Language Programs See http...

  8. DOES THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE HELP OR HINDER THE SPELLING IN THE SECOND LANGUAGE? A CASE OF INDONESIAN AND ACEHNESE LANGUAGE 

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    Yulia, Astri

    2010-07-14

    The general purpose of this study was to examine the spelling of five phonemes that are similar in Acehnese and Indonesian but represented by different graphemes in the two languages. This study aimed to see whether the ...

  9. Query Languages and Tools for XML Documents and Databases

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    Miller, John A.

    review the evolution of query languages starting in 1974 with SEQUEL and leading to today's SQL3 and OQLv.2 as well as emerging languages based on XML. Figure (1) depicts this evolution of query languages of the the object­oriented DBMS (OODBMS). The current OQL (Object Query Language, v.2) [Cattell et al., 1997] as we

  10. Knowledge to go places Language Centre English Test

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    Zaroubi, Saleem

    Knowledge to go places Language Centre English Test Put your language skills to the test #12;www.rug.nl/languagecentrewww.rug.nl/languagecentre The Language Centre provides a test of language competence which can be used by students, prospective students abroad. The test covers all four skills: writing, reading, listening and speaking. The writing, reading

  11. Department of Humanities Advanced Certificate in Modern Language

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    Language and Area Study in French, German or Spanish must first complete the requirements: _____French (AFR) _____German (AGE) _____Spanish (ASP) I. Advanced Modern Language Seminar (3 credits required in Literature and Film ____ HU4291 Modern Language Seminar I ­ Spanish: Language and Power ____ HU4292 Modern

  12. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages, Seattle, 1992 Dominoes and Storyboards

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    for visual programming languages have adhered to a set pattern: fixed pictures symbolizing program components visual programming languages are "icons on strings" The dream of visual programming has been to replace textual programming languages as the medium through which computers are instructed with a language

  13. What Makes a Good Programming Language ? Uday P. Khedker

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    Khedker, Uday

    What Makes a Good Programming Language ? Uday P. Khedker Technical Report TR­97­upk­1 (October 1997) Department of Computer Science University of Pune Pune 411007 #12; What Makes a Good Programming Language A useful programming language need not possess the qualities that may make it a good programming language

  14. Standard ML as a Meta-Programming Language Samuel Kamin

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    Kamin, Sam

    Standard ML as a Meta-Programming Language Samuel Kamin Computer Science Dept. University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois s-kamin@uiuc.edu September 20, 1996 Abstract Meta-programming languages, or program generators, are languages whose programs pro- duce programs in other languages. We show how

  15. Little Languages and their Programming Environments John Clements

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    Strickland, Stevie

    Little Languages and their Programming Environments John Clements˝ Paul T. Graunke˝ Shriram constantly design, implement, and program in little languages. Two different approaches to the implementation of little language designers to a badly neglected area: the programming environments of little languages. We

  16. Transaction Datalog: a Compositional Language for Transaction Programming

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    Bonner, Anthony

    Transaction Datalog: a Compositional Language for Transaction Programming Anthony J. Bonner International Work­ shop on Database Programming Languages (DBPL), Estes Park, Colorado, August 18--20 1997 languages. This paper focuses on the latter issue: languages for specifying non­classical transactions

  17. NLP and Linguistics Introduction to Natural Language Processing

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    Smith, David A.

    guess: Just as good? 6 #12;More data needed to decide 7 #12;Poverty of the Stimulus 8 #12;Poverty frequencies of language Remember: Language = set of strings 9 #12;Poverty of the Stimulus (1957) Children frequencies of language 10 #12;Poverty of the Stimulus (1957) Children listen to language Children

  18. Brain Mechanisms in Early Language Acquisition Patricia K. Kuhl1,*

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    attest, infants' neural commitment to the elementary units of language begins early, and the review showNeuron Review Brain Mechanisms in Early Language Acquisition Patricia K. Kuhl1,* 1Institute of the phonetic units of language requires learning in a social context. Neuroscience on early language learning

  19. Written St?pa, Painted S?tra: Relationships of Text and Image in the Construction of Meaning in the Japanese Jeweled-St?pa Mandalas

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    O'Neal, Halle Elizabeth

    2011-12-31

    This dissertation contextualizes the twelfth- and thirteenth-centuries Japanese jeweled-stupa mandalas as some of the most striking examples from the early medieval period of innovative elaborations on sutra transcription. ...

  20. Stromswold, Evolution & Genetics of Language 1 Genetics and the Evolution of Language: What genetic studies reveal about the evolution

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    Stromswold, Karin

    Stromswold, Evolution & Genetics of Language 1 Genetics and the Evolution of Language: What genetic studies reveal about the evolution of language Karin Stromswold Rutgers University ­ New Brunswick Abstract. In this paper I argue that genetic studies of language provide insights about the evolution

  1. Designing a Language for Spatial Computing

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    Kuhn, Werner; Ballatore, Andrea

    2015-01-01

    detailed vector data representing building roofs and otherbuilding footprint obtained from aerial photography by comparing it to ground survey data.building block for our domain-specific language consists of its ab- stract data

  2. Language design for distributed stream processing

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    Newton, Ryan Rhodes, 1980-

    2009-01-01

    Applications that combine live data streams with embedded, parallel, and distributed processing are becoming more commonplace. WaveScript is a domain-specific language that brings high-level, type-safe, garbage-collected ...

  3. ACE Project Service Command Language Specifications

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    Kansas, University of

    .S.Air Force and the DefenseAdvanced Research ProjectsAgency under contract no. F30602-00-2-0581 and our development team the freedom to mold the ACE environment as is seen fit. This language, based

  4. Learning and the language of thought

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    Piantadosi, Steven Thomas

    2011-01-01

    This thesis develops the hypothesis that key aspects of learning and development can be understood as rational statistical inferences over a compositionally structured representation system, a language of thought (LOT) ...

  5. BRASIL Language Specification March 9, 2010

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    BRASIL Language Specification March 9, 2010 #12;Contents 1 Introduction 3 2 Getting Started: Simulations in BRASIL 4 2.1 The State-Effect Design Pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.2 Supporting the State-Effect Pattern in BRASIL

  6. SSML: A speech synthesis markup language

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    Taylor, Paul A; Isard, Amy

    1997-01-01

    This paper describes the Speech Synthesis Markup Language, SSML, which has been designed as a platform independent interface standard for speech synthesis systems. The paper discusses the need for standardisation in speech ...

  7. Decoding algorithms for complex natural language tasks

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    Deshpande, Pawan

    2007-01-01

    This thesis focuses on developing decoding techniques for complex Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks. The goal of decoding is to find an optimal or near optimal solution given a model that defines the goodness of a ...

  8. A Communication Backend for Parallel Language Compilers

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    Shewchuk, Jonathan

    A Communication Backend for Parallel Language Compilers James M. Stichnoth and Thomas Gross Carnegie Mellon University Abstract. Generating good communication code is an important issue for all system usually implement the communication generation routines (e.g., message buffer packing

  9. Do All Languages Have Word Accent?

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    Hyman, Larry M

    2012-01-01

    suppletion, and possible words. Language 83, 8- de Lacy,Ignacio. 2006. “Remarks on word-prosodic typology”, ms. toStressTyp: A Database for Word Accentual Patterns in the

  10. Saving Languages with Statistics Kevin Scannell

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    Scannell, Kevin Patrick

    languages in the world have no written tradition For many others, limited literacy, or no electricity let (Somalia) Songhay (Mali) Tagalog (Philippines) Tetum (East Timor) Turkmen (Turkmenistan) Welsh (Wales

  11. THE NOP-2 MODELING LANGUAGE Hermann Schichl

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    Schichl, Hermann

    relaxations. supported by EU project COCONUT IST-2000-26063 285 #12;286 MODELING LANGUAGES IN MATHEMATICAL stopped in the meantime, and the authors work in the COCONUT [40] project towards a new solver platform

  12. A modular programming language for engineering design

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    Coffee, Thomas Merritt

    2008-01-01

    We introduce a new universal model of computation called MDPL that generalizes other functional models like the lambda calculus and combinatory logic. This model leads naturally to a new type of programming language that ...

  13. The Study of Minority Languages in China

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    He, Zili

    1988-01-01

    The study of minority languages in the People's Republic of China, in the form of governmental organized research since the 1950s, has resulted in the recent publication of over fifty descriptive grammars. Some practical purposes of the study were...

  14. Celtic Language Technology and Kevin Scannell

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    Scannell, Kevin Patrick

    Celtic Language Technology and Open Data Kevin Scannell Saint Louis University 23 August 2014 #12 81405 tweets in Manx, 1.5M words Some blogs; about 120k words Texts/recordings/videos at learnmanx

  15. Investigating Dual Language Models: A Case Study 

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    Luevanos-Clemente, Ruby Nicole

    2014-09-26

    The general purpose of this research was to identify the characteristics, along with differences, of the dual language (DL) programs in elementary schools in two central schools in Texas. A secondary purpose was to analyze test scores over time...

  16. Computational and evolutionary aspects of language

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    Niyogi, Partha

    of Mathematics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago of this Review is to formulate a synthesis of formal language theory21,22 , learning theory23­28 and evolutionary

  17. Dealing with data from West Nilotic languages 

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    Remijsen, Bert

    2014-08-26

    Since 2005, the author has been involved in several projects aimed at investigating and documenting the Western Nilotic languages Dinka and Shilluk. Over the years he has come to distinguish primarily between two types of data, a distinction which...

  18. Speech-enabled Systems for Language Learning

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    Tewari, Anuj

    2013-01-01

    Society. 2001. [78] Anuj Tewari et al. “SPRING: Speech andLanguage Learning by Anuj Tewari A dissertation submitted inCopyright 2013 by Anuj Tewari Abstract Speech-enabled

  19. Research on Second Language Acquisition: A Democratic Educational Concept 

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    Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Irby, Beverly J.

    2010-10-22

    /plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 WORKING PAPER Research on Second Language Acquisition 1 Running head: RESEARCH ON SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION Research on Second Language Acquisition: A Democratic Educational Concept Rafael Lara-Alecio, Ph... Research on Second Language Acquisition: A Democratic Educational Concept There are four issues and levels of significance regarding research on second language acquisition in the areas of economy, best educational practices, lack of research...

  20. Shifting Language Ideologies in Taiwan: The Folk Redefinition of Taiwan Mandarin

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    Chen, Spencer Chao-long

    2015-01-01

    Language and Characters of Taiwan: The National Language,ideology in multicultural Taiwan. Language and Linguisticsplanning and policy in Taiwan: Past, present, and future.

  1. CSCE 330: Programming Language Structures 1. Course number and name: CSCE 330: Programming Language Structures

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    Valtorta, Marco

    as imperative (procedural), functional (applicative) or declarative (logic). · Generate and use syntax page 3 7. Topics covered and approximate weight (14 weeks, 3 hours/week, 42 hours total) 1. Evolution of major programming languages (2 hours) 2. Formal description of programming language syntax (4 hours) 3

  2. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Based on Category Matching Between Language Versions of a Web Directory

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    Cross-Language Information Retrieval Based on Category Matching Between Language Versions of a Web Directory Fuminori Kimura Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology!). In the proposed method, feature terms are first extracted from Web documents for each category in the source

  3. Maryland's IGERT Program in Language Science Summary of Activities and Outcomes (Year 3: 2010-2011)

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    Daume III, Hal

    5/11 Maryland's IGERT Program in Language Science Summary of Activities program in Language Science ("Biological and Computational Foundations of Language programs. Broader efforts to build a large and inter-connected language science

  4. Language: UG or Not to Be, That Is the Question

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    Bolhuis, Johan J.

    Lieberman’s commentary [1] nicely illustrates our original argument [2] that analysis of language evolution is complicated by a lack of agreement about the concepts of both “language” and “evolution.” Here we address each ...

  5. Exploring figurative language processing in bilinguals: the metaphor interference effect 

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    Martinez, Francisco Emigdio

    2005-02-17

    While studies suggest that figurative, or non-literal, meanings are automatically activated in single language users, little is known about how language proficiency may influence the automaticity of non-literal meaning ...

  6. Julia : an efficient dynamic language for technical computing

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    Bezanson, Jeffrey Werner

    2012-01-01

    Dynamic programming languages have become popular for scientific computing. They are generally considered highly productive, but lacking in performance. This thesis presents a new dynamic language for technical computing, ...

  7. SPATIAL DATABASE MODELING WITH PICTOGRAMMIC LANGUAGES Yvan Bdard, Suzie Larrive

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    SPATIAL DATABASE MODELING WITH PICTOGRAMMIC LANGUAGES Yvan Bédard, Suzie Larrivée Dept of Geomatics Sciences Centre for Research in Geomatics Canada NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Geospatial Databases language extension, Spatial data modeling, Perceptory pictograms. DEFINITION "Spatial databases" consist

  8. What a Parallel Programming Language Has to Let You Say

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    Bawden, Alan

    1984-09-01

    We have implemented in simulation a prototype language for the Connection Machine called CL1. CL1 is an extrapolation of serial machine programming language technology: in CL1 one programs the individual processors ...

  9. The structure and implications of the global language network

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    Ronen, Shahar

    2013-01-01

    Languages vary enormously in global importance because of historical, demographic, political, and technological forces, and there has been much speculation about the current and future status of English as a global language. ...

  10. Syllables and the M Language : improving unknown word guessing

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    Jacokes, M. Brian (Michael Brian)

    2008-01-01

    Despite the huge amount of computer data that exists today, the task of sharing information between organizations is still tackled largely on a case-by-case basis. The M Language is a data language that improves data sharing ...

  11. Origins of Language in relation to Sexual Selection 

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    Szeto, Pui Yiu

    2010-08-31

    Language can be viewed as sexual displays from an evolutionary perspective. As both sexes in humans contribute significantly to parental care, we can expect that both males and females use language to display their favourable ...

  12. Browse Societies by Language -- E-print Network Societies by Language:

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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 NaturalDukeWakefield MunicipalTechnical Report: Achievements of structural genomicsOfficeDescriptionSciTechDutchJapanese --

  13. Browse Societies by Language -- E-print Network Societies by Language:

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    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 NaturalDukeWakefield MunicipalTechnical Report: Achievements of structural genomicsOfficeDescriptionSciTechDutchJapanese

  14. EARLY LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND ITS NEURAL Elizabeth Bates

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    of different languages (Slobin, 1985-1997), in situa- tions of poverty and privilege (Hart & Risley, 1995

  15. Language discrimination and clustering via a neural network approach

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    Mariano, Angelo; Pascazio, Saverio

    2015-01-01

    We classify twenty-one Indo-European languages starting from written text. We use neural networks in order to define a distance among different languages, construct a dendrogram and analyze the ultrametric structure that emerges. Four or five subgroups of languages are identified, according to the "cut" of the dendrogram, drawn with an entropic criterion. The results and the method are discussed.

  16. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ LANGUAGES AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS DEPARTMENT

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Pool Search: Spanish Language The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz is developing a pool of qualified temporary Spanish language instructors who could. Candidates are expected to have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish. RANK: Lecturer. SALARY

  17. Use Concurrent Programming Models to Motivate Teaching of Programming Languages

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    Leavens, Gary T.

    Use Concurrent Programming Models to Motivate Teaching of Programming Languages Gary T. Leavens CS-TR-08-04a April 2008, revised May 2008 Keywords: Programming language curriculum, concepts, concurrency;Use Concurrent Programming Models to Motivate Teaching of Programming Languages Gary T. Leavens

  18. A LOGIC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE WITH LAMBDA-ABSTRACTION, FUNCTION VARIABLES,

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    Miller, Dale

    A LOGIC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE WITH LAMBDA-ABSTRACTION, FUNCTION VARIABLES, AND SIMPLE UNIFICATION University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104­6389 USA 1. Introduction A meta programming language must. Although the data types available in most computer programming languages are rich enough to represent all

  19. Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU)

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    Anslow, Craig

    Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU) PLATEAU 2009 Technical Report of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU) was co-located with the Onward and OOPSLA conferences in Orlando the proceedings. 2 Scope Programming languages exist to enable programmers to develop software effectively

  20. First Draft of the act Programming Language Eleftherios Matsikoudis

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    First Draft of the act Programming Language Eleftherios Matsikoudis Christos Stergiou Electrical, National Instruments, and Toyota. #12;First Draft of the act Programming Language Eleftherios Matsikoudis at the design of a high-level programming language for timed systems called act. We define the lexical grammar

  1. MACHINE LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING IN AN UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM

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    Sommerville, Ian

    MACHINE LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING IN AN UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM Ian Sommerville, Dept- sembly language programming module has been widely regarded as an essential part of the curriculum students have learnt some high-level language. Their programming experience, at this stage is usually

  2. Type Handling in a Fully Integrated Programming and Specification Language

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    Leavens, Gary T.

    Type Handling in a Fully Integrated Programming and Specification Language Gregory Kulczycki of component-based software requires languages that integrate programming and specification features, and types are at the heart of this integration. Programming languages are not suited for specification, and specification

  3. Teaching Programming Languages in a Post-Linnaean Age

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    Krishnamurthi, Shriram

    Teaching Programming Languages in a Post-Linnaean Age Shriram Krishnamurthi Brown University sk@cs.brown.edu Abstract Programming language "paradigms" are a moribund and tedious legacy of a bygone age. Modern split in programming language education, and describes a textbook that explores these matters

  4. Fast: a Transducer-Based Language for Tree Manipulation

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    Livshits, Ben

    Fast: a Transducer-Based Language for Tree Manipulation Abstract We introduce a tree manipulation language, Fast, that over- comes technical limitations of previous tree manipulation languages trees over finite alphabets. At the heart of Fast is a combination of SMT solvers and tree transducers

  5. Practical Software Engineering Lecture 1.1 Language

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    Practical Software Engineering Lecture 1.1 ­ Language · Computer language used depends on the problem ­ a language is a tool o Scientific/engineering simulations § High performance, good libraries always: Set up a Revision Control system and write a makefile. · Revision control can control software

  6. A morphosyntactic analysis of the pronominal system of Philippine languages

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    A morphosyntactic analysis of the pronominal system of Philippine languages Shirley N. Dita, the Philippines 1004 shirley.dita@dlsu.edu.ph Abstract. Pronominal orientation is widely argued to be universal component of human languages. Meanwhile, the pronominal system of Philippine languages (henceforth, PL) has

  7. Facebook in all six Celtic Languages Kevin Scannell

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    Scannell, Kevin Patrick

    Facebook in all six Celtic Languages (mar dhea) Kevin Scannell Saint Louis University May 31, 2012 #12;Social media and endangered languages Social media: Facebook, Twitter, blogs, podcasts (audio Appealing to kids, the most important demographic! #12;Facebook for language revitalization I spent

  8. A PRESENTATION LANGUAGE FOR GIS CADASTRAL DATA GILBERTO CMARA

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    Camara, Gilberto

    A PRESENTATION LANGUAGE FOR GIS CADASTRAL DATA GILBERTO CÂMARA National Institute for Space), Brazil (lauro@dpi.inpe.br) ABSTRACT This paper introduces a presentation language for GIS. This language environment, a GIS system which integrates the diverse types of spatial data (cadastral maps, thematic maps

  9. Answering it with charts --Dialogue in natural language and charts --

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    organizing that in- teraction into felicitous dialogue. Charts and graph- ics, as well as languages language as input and answering them in charts through organizing that interaction into felicitous dialogueAnswering it with charts -- Dialogue in natural language and charts -- Tsuneaki KATO Graduate

  10. Statistical Natural Language 4.0 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

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    Mohri, Mehryar

    199 CHAPTER 4 Statistical Natural Language Processing 4.0 Introduction The application of statistical methods to natural language processing has been remarkably successful over the past Language Processing Semiring Set 0 1 Boolean {0, 1} 0 1 Probability R+ + × 0 1 Log R {-, +} log + + 0

  11. Lattice based language models Pierre Dupont y and Ronald Rosenfeld

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    , statistical language models typically estimate P r(wjh) -- the conditional distribution of the identity@univ­st­etienne.fr #12; Keywords: speech recognition, statistical language modeling, lattice based models, smoothing techniques #12; 1 Introduction Statistical language modeling is concerned with estimating the probability

  12. Programmazione Web HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

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    De Antonellis, Valeria

    Programmazione Web HyperText Markup Language (HTML) e Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) 2014/2015 #12;2014/2015 Programmazione Web - HTML e CSS 2 HyperText Markup Language l HTML (HyperText Markup Language) è un linguaggio di, è disponibile la versione HTML5 #12;2014/2015 Programmazione Web - HTML e CSS 3 HTML tag Ogni tag è

  13. Dedicated gestures and the emergence of sign language Wendy Sandler

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    Wintner, Shuly

    1 Dedicated gestures and the emergence of sign language Wendy Dedicated Gestures and the Emergence of Sign Language Abstract. Sign languages make use of the two hands, facial features, the head, and the body to produce multifaceted gestures that are dedicated

  14. Commodification of Kaqchikel: A Commodities Chain Approach to the Kaqchikel Language in the Foreign Language and Area Studies Program*

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    Duncan, Philip T.

    2014-12-01

    Investigating how Kaqchikel is commodified through U.S. foreign language instruction programs reveals complex and often contradictory ideologies about language, including linguistic capital and exchange value. I argue that Kaqchikel is commodified...

  15. Examining Dual Language, Bilingual, and ESL Teachers’ Knowledge, Professional Development Experiences, and Perceptions About Second Language Programs In Texas 

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    Franco-Fuenmayor, Susana Elena

    2013-03-27

    The rapid increase of the English Language Learner (ELL) student population in the United States and their continued lack of achievement means that research must focus on examining differences between the types of second language programs...

  16. Romani Language: Cataloging Ramifications for a Language in the Process of Standardization

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    Husic, Geoff

    2011-01-01

    A discussion of issues related to the cataloging of a language, Romani (or Romany), which is only in the 21st century beginning to achieve some degree of standardization. The discussion focuses on issues of Romani orthography, ...

  17. Language Contact and Language Conflict: The Case of Yoruba-English Bilinguals

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    Dada, S. A.

    2007-01-01

    . Generally, competitions and conflict, both in the individual and in the society as a whole, can be regarded as a natural concomitant of situations of languages in contact. The paper describes the linguistic situation in Nigeria with particular reference...

  18. Inigo Jones's library and the language of architectural classicism in England, 1580-1640

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    Anderson, Christy Jo

    1993-01-01

    Inigo Jones's collection of books is a unique and early survival of an architect's annotated library. The combination of standard sixteenth century Italian and French editions of classics, mathematical and scientific ...

  19. The ATIS Sign Language Corpus Jan Bungeroth

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    van Zijl, Lynette

    on the Air Travel Information System (ATIS) dataset (Hemphill et al., 1990). It contains tran- scribed data. We therefore present the ATIS sign language corpus that is based on the domain of air travel references refering to air- ports and other locations. Furthermore, it could support deaf people

  20. NIST Home > Baldrige > Solar Turbines Select Language

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    NIST Home > Baldrige > Solar Turbines * Select Language Powered by Translate Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 1998 Recipient Solar Turbines Incorporated With customers in 86 countries, Solar Turbines Incorporated is the world's largest supplier of midrange industrial gas turbine systems. The San

  1. INFERENCE GENERATION DURING AUDITORY LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION

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    Osterhout, Lee

    INFERENCE GENERATION DURING AUDITORY LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION David A. Swinney Lee Osterhout I. Introduction It has become nearly axiomatic (and even likely true) to hold that inference generation during the literature rife with observations that while there is little evi- dence of "automatic" generation of certain

  2. Probabilistic Hyperspace Analogue to Language Leif Azzopardi

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    Azzopardi, Leif

    Probabilistic Hyperspace Analogue to Language Leif Azzopardi University of Paisley School of Computing azzo-ci0@paisley.ac.uk Mark Girolami University of Glasgow Dept. of Computing Science girolami@dcs.gla.ac.uk Malcolm Crowe University of Paisley School of Computing crow-ci0@paisley.ac.uk ABSTRACT Song and Bruza [6

  3. Hybrid Abstractions that Preserve Timed Languages

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    Pappas, George J.

    Hybrid Abstractions that Preserve Timed Languages Paulo Tabuada1 and George J. Pappas2 1 Instituto@ee.upenn.edu Abstract. In this paper we consider the problem of extracting an ab- straction from a hybrid control system that determine when trajectories of the original hybrid system can be generated by the abstracted hybrid system

  4. The Temporal Query Language TQuel Richard Snodgrass

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    Snodgrass, Richard T.

    gives the complete syntax of the TQuel retrieve statement. 2. QUERY LANGUAGES FOR HISTORI- CAL DATABASES solely by the application pr+ grams; the DBMS interprets dates as values in the basedata types's medical history is particularly important. The model supported by TOD (for Time Oriented Data bank

  5. Biochemistry as a Programming Language Full Presentation

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    Seshia, Sanjit A.

    Biochemistry as a Programming Language Full Presentation Saurabh Srivastava Tim Hsiau, Sarah reactions within the cell, i.e., the biochemistry, to produce non-native compounds of commercial interest. In this talk, we present our lessons learnt, future av- enues and open problems, in formalizing biochemistry. 1

  6. LANGUAGE LEARNING AND NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS

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    Andrews, Mark W.

    LANGUAGE LEARNING AND NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS A Dissertation Presented to the Faculty LEARNING AND NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS Mark William Andrews, Ph.D. Cornell University 2003 The thesis be provided by an better appreciation of the capacities of nonlinear dynamical systems to learn, rep- resent

  7. Concept Description Language for Statistical Data Modelling

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    mechanisms for both elementary and summary data, which are given a formal semantics by means of logic; 3 opinion that statisticians would benefit from a design language offering both rich structuring mechanisms includes a rich set of structuring mechanisms for both elementary and summary data, which are given

  8. Languages Undergraduate Social and Policy Sciences

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    Burton, Geoffrey R.

    impact on national and international social policy and on sociological debates. This means your learningLanguages Undergraduate Social and Policy Sciences Undergraduate BSc (Hons) Sociology BSc (Hons) Social Policy BSc (Hons) Sociology and Social Policy BSc (Hons) Social Sciences #12;www

  9. Translating Facebook into Endangered Languages Kevin Scannell

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    Scannell, Kevin Patrick

    Translating Facebook into Endangered Languages Kevin Scannell Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA [kscanne@gmail.com] Abstract: Facebook is an incredibly popular social networking site to Facebook as a way for small and scattered speaker populations to connect with each other online

  10. Language Production General Points about Speech Production

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    Coulson, Seana

    Language Production #12;General Points about Speech Production 15 speech sounds per second => 2, shall I say `t' or `d'' (Levelt) Production side has gotten less attention in Psycholinguistics than the comprehension side. Evidence for speech production behaviour has until recently relied heavily on speech errors

  11. Book Reviews The Mathematics of Language

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    the mathematical properties of inter- est to mathematical linguists are usually from theoretical computer science. The contents of the book are as follows: Chapter 1, "Fundamental Structures," gives a concise introduction. The Handbook of Logic and Language (van Benthem and ter Meulen 1997), which contains advanced material

  12. Attitudes of Teachers of Arabic as a Foreign Language toward Methods of Foreign Language Teaching

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    Seraj, Sami Abdurrahman

    2010-07-21

    in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Dr. anuelaGo ez-Bueno (e' on) z::= ..dvO ~~ D~~==--e~~. ~[~- Date defended: ...- Translation Method (GTM), (b) the Direct Method (DM), (c) the Audio-Lingual Method (ALM), (d) Total Physical Response (TPR), (e) Community Language Learning (CLL), 3 (f) the Silent Way (SW), (g) Suggestopedia (SUGG), and (h) Communicative Language...

  13. TRAC-PF1/MOD1 US/Japanese PWR conservative LOCA prediction

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    Gruen, G E; Fisher, J E

    1987-11-01

    This report documents the results of a 200%, double-ended, cold-leg-break, loss-of-coolant-accident (LOCA) calculation using the TRAC-PF1/MOD1 computer code. The reactor system represented a typical United States/Japanese pressurized water reactor with a 15 x 15 fuel bundle arrangement 12-ft long, four loops, and cold-leg Emergency Core Cooling (ECC) Systems. Conservation boundary and initial conditions were used. Reactor power was 102% of the 3250 MWt rated power, decay heat was set to 120% of American Nuclear Society Standard 5.1, highest core lifetime values for power peaking and fuel stored energy were used, and the LOCA occurred simultaneously with a loss of offsite power. Best estimate assumptions were used for the break flow model, fuel rod heat transfer and metal-water reaction correlations, and steady-state fuel temperature profiles. A flow blockage model, having the capability to account for the effects of cladding ballooning or rupturing, was not used. Except for these best estimate assumptions, the boundary and initial conditions were consistent with those used in licensing calculations. Maximum fuel rod temperatures were 1380 K (2020/sup 0/F) and 1040 K (1410/sup 0/F) on the hottest evaluation model rod and hottest best estimate rod, respectively. The high reported values or fuel cladding temperature were a direct consequence of the conservative boundary and initial conditions used for the calculation, primarily the 2% overpower condition, the core decay heat assumption, and the degraded ECCS. The calculation demonstrated successful core reflooding before 1478 K (2200/sup 0/F) cladding temperature was exceeded on any fuel rod. 7 refs., 47 figs., 5 tabs.

  14. German programs1 help students to become proficient in a foreign language. Proficiency in a foreign language also includes

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    Maxwell, Bruce D.

    German programs1 help students to become proficient in a foreign language. Proficiency in a foreign for the culture. Programs at Montana State University will2 teach foreign cultures, languages, and literature language also includes understanding historical context, sensitivity to nuances and values

  15. Speech of italian ambassador

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    None

    2011-04-25

    L'ambassadeur italien (nom?)fait un discours sur l'aspect de la recherche au Cern, une organisation internationale qui a comme but la connaissance dans sa forme la plus pure et libre d'un intéręt planétaire. Il remet un prix au DG C.Rubbia qui lui remercie en français

  16. Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Process Integration, Modeling, and Optimization for Energy Savings and Pollution Prevention (PRES'01), Ed. Jiri Klemes, p. 1-6, Italian Association of Chemical Engineers, AIDIC, Serizi

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    Pike, Ralph W.

    , TX 77710 Abstract A prototype of a chemical complex analysis system has been developed and used Savings and Pollution Prevention (PRES'01), Ed. Jiri Klemes, p. 1- 6, Italian Association of Chemical Engineers, AIDIC, Serizi S.r.l. Milan, Italy (2001) OPTIMAL CONFIGURATION OF CHEMICAL COMPLEXES BASED

  17. Emergencies: 911 (from any campus phone) Designated Assembly Cannon Green ( for German, Slavic

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    , & Spanish & Portuguese Languages and Cultures) Walkway in front of Nassau Hall (for French & Italian) 609 and Italian Ronnie Pardo (8-6731 or pardo@princeton.edu) Department of Spanish & Portuguese Languages

  18. Quipper: A Scalable Quantum Programming Language

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    Alexander S. Green; Peter LeFanu Lumsdaine; Neil J. Ross; Peter Selinger; Benoît Valiron

    2013-04-11

    The field of quantum algorithms is vibrant. Still, there is currently a lack of programming languages for describing quantum computation on a practical scale, i.e., not just at the level of toy problems. We address this issue by introducing Quipper, a scalable, expressive, functional, higher-order quantum programming language. Quipper has been used to program a diverse set of non-trivial quantum algorithms, and can generate quantum gate representations using trillions of gates. It is geared towards a model of computation that uses a classical computer to control a quantum device, but is not dependent on any particular model of quantum hardware. Quipper has proven effective and easy to use, and opens the door towards using formal methods to analyze quantum algorithms.

  19. System Synthesis from a Monadic Functional Language

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    Kimmell, Garrin Marc

    2008-01-01

    -1 System Synthesis from a Monadic Functional Language By Garrin Kimmell Submitted to the graduate degree program in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Graduate Faculty of the University of Kansas School of Engineering in partial fulfillment... requirements model that is too abstract, and the model loses its predictive power; choose a model that is too concrete and lose the ability to adapt the model to changing requirements or new problems. This dissertation focuses on the aspect of system...

  20. Encyclopaedia of Literatures in African Languages

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    Baumgardt, Ursula; Lorin, Marie

    . This is why we chose to build the ELLAf site within the Bibli- othčque Universitaire des Langues et Civilisations (BULAC),18 an academic library specialised in languages and civilisa- tions, shared by various institutions including INALCO. One of BULAC... mineure’ ŕ l’épreuve. Paris: Karthala. Garnier, Xavier. & Ricard, Alain. (eds.) 2006. L’Effet roman. Arrivée du roman dans les langues d’Afrique. Paris: L’Harmattan. Görög, Veronika. 1981. Littérature orale d’Afrique noire. Bibli- ographie analytique...

  1. Error Correction Using Probabilistic Language Models 

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    Sunder, Gowrishankar

    2015-05-07

    performing model which is similar to what we have implemented towards the later part of the research. Yuret at. al. [23] have proposed solutions towards generating corrections making use of Wordnet training data and a thesaurus but it is pretty complicated..., especially related to the Thesaurus part and is not entirely applicable in a practical sense. An Entropy-based Language model [5] provides a class-based abstraction helping in better predictions. In such a model, an hierarchy of grammatical constructs...

  2. Web Markup Languages Definitions and examples

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    Inkpen, Diana

    1 Web Markup Languages Definitions and examples http://www.w3schools.com #12;2 What is HTML? · HTML · The markup tags tell the Web browser how to display the page · An HTML file must have an htm or html file is a complement to HTML, not a replacement. In future Web development it is most likely that XML will be used

  3. SOILS AND FOUNDATlONS \\-01. 31, No. 3, 77-90, Sept. 1991 Japanese Society of Coil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

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    SOILS AND FOUNDATlONS \\-01. 31, No. 3, 77-90, Sept. 1991 Japanese Society of Coil Mechanics, settlement, soil mechanics, statistical analysis (IGC : E2) INTRODUCTION Conventional methods of estimating from the mean by a given amount due to spatial variations in soil properties. Key words : consolidation

  4. Japan hopes for rapid accord with EU on nuclear reactor Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Monday that he hopes to resolve a dispute with the

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    Japan hopes for rapid accord with EU on nuclear reactor 02/05/2005 Japanese Prime Minister nuclear reactor as soon as possible. Koizumi discussed the row over plans for the International Terms and Conditions 5/2/05 8:59 AMEUbusiness - Japan hopes for rapid accord with EU on nuclear reactor

  5. Is My DSL a Modeling or Programming Language? , Zekai Demirezen1

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    Gray, Jeffrey G.

    Is My DSL a Modeling or Programming Language? Yu Sun1 , Zekai Demirezen1 , Marjan Mernik2, 1 , Jeff the differences between programming and modeling languages. As an example, the term "domain-specific language" has languages, which has caused subtle misconceptions. The borders between a modeling and programming language

  6. A Fully Abstract Semantics for a Firstorder Functional Language with Logic Variables

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    Jagadeesan, Radha

    general, and can be used to give semantics to any constraint­based logic programming languages. Our]: Functional Programming; D.3.1 [Programming Languages]: Formal Definitions and Theory ­ semantics; D.3.2 [Programming Languages]: Dataflow Languages; F.3.2 [Theory of Computation]: Semantics of Programming Languages

  7. Directive Language Input to Children Born Preterm and Full Term

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    Imgrund, Caitlin McCormick

    2013-12-31

    Directive Language Input to Children Born Preterm and Full Term By Caitlin McCormick Imgrund Submitted to the graduate degree program in Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders and the Graduate Faculty of the University of Kansas...D ________________________________ Nancy Brady, PhD Date Defended: September 4, 2013 ii The Thesis Committee for Caitlin McCormick Imgrund certifies that this is the approved version of the following thesis: Directive Language Input to Children Born Preterm...

  8. Language Modeling with Tree Substitution Matt Post and Daniel Gildea

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    Gildea, Daniel

    Language Modeling with Tree Substitution Grammars Matt Post and Daniel Gildea Department framework (Cohn et al., 2009; Post and Gildea, 2009). Compared to past heuristic approaches, these grammars

  9. From Preference Logics to Preference Languages, and Back Meghyn Bienvenu

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    Lang, JĂ©rĂ´me

    From Preference Logics to Preference Languages, and Back Meghyn Bienvenu Fachbereich Mathematik und, Girard, and Roy 2009). The basic constructs of the logic are preference statements between propositional

  10. Cyber Security Procurement Language for Control Systems Version...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Language for Control Systems Version 1.8 Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Process Control System (PCS), Distributed Control System (DCS), etc. generally refer...

  11. A Survey of Current Datasets for Vision and Language Research

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    Francis Ferraro; Nasrin Mostafazadeh; Ting-Hao; Huang; Lucy Vanderwende; Jacob Devlin; Michel Galley; Margaret Mitchell

    2015-08-19

    Integrating vision and language has long been a dream in work on artificial intelligence (AI). In the past two years, we have witnessed an explosion of work that brings together vision and language from images to videos and beyond. The available corpora have played a crucial role in advancing this area of research. In this paper, we propose a set of quality metrics for evaluating and analyzing the vision & language datasets and categorize them accordingly. Our analyses show that the most recent datasets have been using more complex language and more abstract concepts, however, there are different strengths and weaknesses in each.

  12. Washiw Wagayay Ma?al: Reweaving the Washoe Language

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    Keliiaa, Caitlin

    2012-01-01

    photo. Many of the plants list two different Washoecreate language lists for plants and animals and gather asthe small guide lists a number of regional plants with their

  13. Caliban's Curse: The English Language and Nigeria's Underdevelopment

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    Osundare, Niyi

    1982-01-01

    of English in Northern Nigeria (1900-1943)," InternationalLanguage Policy in Nigeria 1882-1952," International Journaland Politics in Colonial Nigeria (cambridge: POST, K. W. J.

  14. OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) Information and Registration Packet

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    Qiu, Weigang

    Education Hunter College requires graduate foreign language education applicants (Italian, French, Spanish, French, Spanish) are required to demonstrate oral proficiency in their language before beginning student

  15. Applying Light Natural Language Processing to Ad-Hoc Cross Language Information Retrieval

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    Lioma, C.

    Lioma,C. Macdonald,C. Plachouras,V. He,B. Ounis,I. In Accessing Multilingual Information Repositories: 6th Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2005, Vienna, Austria, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4022 LNCS, Springer

  16. Languages and interfaces for facial animation

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    Magnenat-Thalmann, N.

    1995-05-01

    This paper describes high-level tools for specifying, controlling, and synchronizing temporal and spatial characteristics for 3D animation of facial expressions. The proposed approach consists of hierarchical levels of controls. Specification of expressions, phonemes, emotions, sentences, and head movements by means of a high-level language is shown. The various aspects of synchronization are also emphasized. Then, association of the control different interactive devices and media which allows the animator greater flexibility and freedom, is discussed. Experiments with input accessories such as the keyboard of a music synthesizer and gestures from the DataGlove are illustrated.

  17. Official spelling system for the Haitian language

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    1995-01-01

    in an exemplary Haitian. As a final example of the official spelling system, we reproduce from Dyakout "Mčsi, Desalin," the famous poem of probably the greatest poet of the Haitian language, Félix Morisseau-Leroy, and which is traditionally recited on Haitian..., doktč, enfimyč. Sa pa ka fčt brid sou kou. Rčs manda Aristid la pap sifi. Men, 1 ap kapab rekômanse travay li te kômanse a. Nou pral simen, pitit nou pral rekôlte. "Men anpil, chay pa lou." Libčte • 16 Félix Morisseau-Leroy, "Mčsi, Desalin" - paj...

  18. Language of a fly proves surprising

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

    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 WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration would likeUniverseIMPACTThousand CubicResourcelogo and mastheadLakeLanguage of a fly proves

  19. Choice of syntactic structure during language production: The production of unbounded dependencies 

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    Huxley, Clare J

    2009-01-01

    During language production, conceptual messages are encoded into a target language and articulated. Existing models of language production assume several stages of processing including a conceptual level, a level where ...

  20. Early usage of DO in children with and without Specific Language Impairment

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    Blossom, Megan Stratton

    2009-09-15

    This study examined the early uses of DO in the spontaneous language samples of 89 children, 37 with Specific Language Impairment, age 5;0-5;6, 37 age-equivalent control children, and 15 language-equivalent control children, ...

  1. Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Policy on Clinical Program Fee

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    Kim, Albert.

    Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Policy on Clinical Program to professional credentials in speech-language pathology program, and those enrolled. Students in the MA program leading to professional credentials in speech-language

  2. Embedded Languages for Origami-Based Gaetano Caruana and Gordon J. Pace

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    Pace, Gordon J.

    inherited by the embedded language [Hud96]. By inheriting features from the host language, the domain extendable than DSLs [Hud96,LM99]. In this paper, we look at design of an domain-specific embedded language

  3. Understanding and representing natural language meaning

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    Waltz, D.L.; Maran, L.R.; Dorfman, M.H.; Dinitz, R.; Farwell, D.

    1982-12-01

    During this contract period the authors have: (a) continued investigation of events and actions by means of representation schemes called 'event shape diagrams'; (b) written a parsing program which selects appropriate word and sentence meanings by a parallel process known as activation and inhibition; (c) begun investigation of the point of a story or event by modeling the motivations and emotional behaviors of story characters; (d) started work on combining and translating two machine-readable dictionaries into a lexicon and knowledge base which will form an integral part of our natural language understanding programs; (e) made substantial progress toward a general model for the representation of cognitive relations by comparing English scene and event descriptions with similar descriptions in other languages; (f) constructed a general model for the representation of tense and aspect of verbs; (g) made progress toward the design of an integrated robotics system which accepts English requests, and uses visual and tactile inputs in making decisions and learning new tasks.

  4. Languages, Algorithms, Procedures, Calculi, and Metalogic

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    Mark Burgin

    2007-01-04

    Logicians study and apply a multiplicity of various logical systems. Consequently, there is necessity to build foundations and common grounds for all these systems. This is done in metalogic. Like metamathematics studies formalized mathematical theories, metalogic studies theories in logic, or logics. The discipline of logic has been developed with the aim to model and study human thinking and reasoning. A more realistic understanding relates logic only to reasoning. Reasoning is a mental and verbal activity. Any activity is based on actions and operations organized by procedures and algorithms. That is why procedures and algorithms are basic for the development of different logics, their study and application. In this work, we study structures used in logic with the aim to reflect goals of logic as a discipline. The main structure is a logical calculus, which pivotal for the contemporary logic. Logical calculus is considered here as a two-tier construction with a logical language on the first level and the calculus itself on the second level. A system of interdependencies that exists between properties of deductive calculi and utilized by these calculi algorithms are explicated and studied. Here only syntactic parts of logics, namely, deductive logical calculi and corresponding languages are considered. Semantic and pragmatic parts are studied elsewhere.

  5. G50_746_380 1 Inclusive Language Procedures

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    Mucina, Ladislav

    of the Inclusive Language Procedures is to implement the University's commitment to valuing the diversity of its to ensure that the language used at the University reflects its commitment to valuing diversity. (ii Guidelines should be published in all unit outlines. 5.1.4 Performance Indicators The following performance

  6. Towards a Video Game Description Language Marc Ebner1

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    Togelius, Julian

    recognised the need to create a Video Game Description Language (VGDL), we formed a group to address purpose of the language proposed here is to be able to specify complete video games, so that they could; users could modify existing games very quickly, or have a library of existing implementations defined

  7. Equisolvability of Series vs. Controller's Topology in Synchronous Language Equations

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    Brayton, Robert K.

    Equisolvability of Series vs. Controller's Topology in Synchronous Language Equations Nina operators for abstract languages: synchronous composition, #15;, and parallel composition, #5;, and we studied the solutions of the equations defined over finite state machines (FSMs) of the type MA #15; MX

  8. SALT--Structured Assertion Language for Temporal Logic

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    Cengarle, MarĂ­a Victoria

    SALT--Structured Assertion Language for Temporal Logic Andreas Bauer, Martin Leucker , and Jonathan,leucker,streit}@informatik.tu-muenchen.de Abstract. This paper presents Salt. Salt is a general purpose speci- fication and assertion language other formalisms used for temporal specification of properties, Salt does not target a specific domain

  9. SALT---Structured Assertion Language for Temporal Logic

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    Leucker, Martin

    SALT---Structured Assertion Language for Temporal Logic Andreas Bauer, Martin Leucker,leucker,streit}@informatik.tu­muenchen.de Abstract. This paper presents Salt. Salt is a general purpose speci­ fication and assertion language other formalisms used for temporal specification of properties, Salt does not target a specific domain

  10. Reusability Constructs in the Web Service Offerings Language

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    Reusability Constructs in the Web Service Offerings Language (WSOL) [Second Extended Revision Constructs in the Web Service Offerings Language (WSOL) Vladimir Tosic, Kruti Patel, Bernard Pagurek, K1S 5B6, Canada {vladimir, bernie}@sce.carleton.ca, kruts.patel@lycos.com Abstract. The Web Service

  11. EXPLORER: A Natural Language Processing System for Oil Exploration

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    EXPLORER: A Natural Language Processing System for Oil Exploration Wendy G. Lehnert Department", whereas the second time "show" is used it has a technical meaning (i.e., an indicator of oil or gas and Sbwartz, 1982; Shwartz 1982) is a non-fragile, 'bands-on" language analysis system that allows oil

  12. Department of Humanities Certificate in Modern Language and

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    Department of Humanities Certificate in Modern Language and Area Study CFR-French, CGE-German, CSP-Spanish French, German or Spanish must complete two years of the same modern language (12 credits) and three area (12 credits) Note: 6 credits must be from 3000 level French German Spanish __HU2271 Level I-A French

  13. Compositional Compilation for Java-like Languages through Polymorphic Bytecode

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    Robbiano, Lorenzo

    Compositional Compilation for Java-like Languages through Polymorphic Bytecode extended version Dodecaneso, 35 16146 Genova, Italy zucca@disi.unige.it ABSTRACT We define compositional compilation compositional compilation is a highly desirable feature, in Java-like languages it can hardly be achieved

  14. Verifying an Open Compiler Using Multi-Language Semantics

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    Ahmed, Amal

    Verifying an Open Compiler Using Multi-Language Semantics: Technical Report James T. Perconti for our FCA model. #12;Verifying an Open Compiler Using Multi-Language Semantics James T. Perconti and Amal Ahmed Northeastern University Abstract. Existing verified compilers are proved correct under

  15. Resources Report on Languages of Indonesia Hammam Riza

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    Resources Report on Languages of Indonesia Hammam Riza IPTEKNET Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) Jakarta, Indonesia hammam@iptek.net.id Abstract In this paper, we report a survey of lan- guage resources in Indonesia, primarily of indigenous languages. We look at the offi- cial

  16. SQL Reference Learning Gupta SQLBase Structured Query Language

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    SQL Reference Learning Gupta SQLBase Structured Query Language (SQL) By William Sprouse CENTER, CO 80523 Spring 1996 #12;SQL Reference Learning Gupta SQLBase Structured Query Language (SQL.1.2.4 The Clipboard 5 2.2 GETTING STARTED 5 2.2.1 STARTING QUEST 5 2.2.2 GETTING HELP 6 3. SQL BASICS 6 3

  17. The Brain, the Broken Brain & the Neural Biology of Language

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    Collar, Juan I.

    The Brain, the Broken Brain & the Neural Biology of Language Presenter: Steven Small Time & Date.maproom.com )1949 N. Hoyne Café Email list https://cfcpwork.uchicago.edu/mailman/listinfo/cafe #12;The Brain, the Broken Brain & the Neural Biology of Language Presenter: Steven Small Time & Date: 7-9 PM Monday

  18. The Trend towards Statistical Models in Natural Language Processing

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    Pennsylvania, University of

    a "language model," or (again from usage in communications theory) a "source model." In this applicationThe Trend towards Statistical Models in Natural Language Processing Mark Y. Liberman Department acquisition, and statistical models for applica- tion in speech recognizers, text or speech compression

  19. Language-Based Security on Android Avik Chaudhuri

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    Baldan, Paolo

    Language-Based Security on Android Avik Chaudhuri University of Maryland at College Park avik-source platform for mobile de- vices. Specifically, we present a core typed language to de- scribe Android system provide some necessary foundations to help both users and developers of Android applications deal

  20. THE SIZE-CHANGE TERMINATION PRINCIPLE FOR CONSTRUCTOR BASED LANGUAGES

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    Hyvernat, Pierre

    THE SIZE-CHANGE TERMINATION PRINCIPLE FOR CONSTRUCTOR BASED LANGUAGES PIERRE HYVERNAT Laboratoire describes an automatic termination checker for a generic first- order call-by-value language in ML style. We arguments of recursive calls evolve during evaluation. The result is a criterion for termination extending

  1. Roadmap for Enhanced Languages and Methods to Aid Verification

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    Miller, Dale

    Roadmap for Enhanced Languages and Methods to Aid Verification Gary T. Leavens, Jean-Raymond Abrial 50011-1041, USA #12;Roadmap for Enhanced Languages and Methods to Aid Verification Gary T. Leavens, Iowa, Aaron Stump, Washington University of St. Louis, USA July 21, 2006 Abstract This roadmap describes ways

  2. GENERATION OF THESAURUS IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES A COMPUTER BASED SYSTEM

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    GENERATION OF THESAURUS IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES A COMPUTER BASED SYSTEM F J DEVADASON Documentation and Bhattacharyya's POPSI. A computer based system, for generating an information retrieval thesaurus, from as an alphabetical thesaurus. Also, once a thesaurus is generated in one language it is possi- ble to produce

  3. A Debugging Scheme for Declarative Equation Based Modeling Languages

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    Burns, Peter

    examine the particular debugging problems posed by Modelica, a declarative equation based modeling language. A brief overview of the Modelica language is also given. We also present our view of the issues, bipartite graphs, graph decomposition techniques, static analysis, debug- ging, Modelica 1 Introduction

  4. TESLA: A Formally Defined Event Specification Language Gianpaolo Cugola

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    Cugola, Gianpaolo

    TESLA: A Formally Defined Event Specification Language Gianpaolo Cugola Dip. di Elettronica e to clearly state how the system should behave. Moving from these premises, we present TESLA, a complex event specification language. Each TESLA rule considers incoming data items as notifi- cations of events and defines

  5. PROCESS SPECIFICATION LANGUAGE FOR PROJECT SCHEDULING INFORMATION EXCHANGE

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    Stanford University

    of Standards and Technology (NIST) and is emerging as a standard exchange language for process information in the manufacturing industry. This paper explores how PSL can be used for exchanging project scheduling informationPROCESS SPECIFICATION LANGUAGE FOR PROJECT SCHEDULING INFORMATION EXCHANGE Jinxing Cheng1 , Michael

  6. Natural Language Engineering http://journals.cambridge.org/NLE

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    Wintner, Shuly

    Natural Language Engineering http://journals.cambridge.org/NLE Additional services for Natural Permissions : Click here Downloaded from http://journals.cambridge.org/NLE, IP address: 79.181.48.102 on 29-processing steps for a variety of natural language processing applications, from search and information extraction

  7. Cross-Language High Similarity Search Using a Conceptual Thesaurus

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    Rosso, Paolo

    Cross-Language High Similarity Search Using a Conceptual Thesaurus Parth Gupta, Alberto Barr Universitat Polit`ecnica de Val`encia, Spain {pgupta,lbarron,prosso}@dsic.upv.es http://www.dsic.upv.es/grupos/nle Abstract. This work addresses the issue of cross-language high similarity and near-duplicates search, where

  8. AUI: A Programming Language for Developing Plastic Interactive Software

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    Cordy, James R.

    AUI: A Programming Language for Developing Plastic Interactive Software Kevin A. Schneider is said to be `plastic'. This paper introduces the AUI programming language that was designed specifically to support the development of plastic interactive software. An AUI program describes the abstract interaction

  9. Standards for Language Resources Nancy Ide,* Laurent Romary

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    Ide, Nancy

    /TC 37/SC 4 standards should improve information management within industrial, technical and scientific in view. In the area of language resources, these standards should provide various technical committeesStandards for Language Resources Nancy Ide,* Laurent Romary * Department of Computer Science Vassar

  10. Brief article Songs as an aid for language acquisition

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    ., Aslin, R. N., & Newport, E. L. (1996). Statistical learning by 8-month-old infants. Science, 274, 1926. Journal of Memory and Language, 35, 606­621.] have shown that adults and infants can use the statistical­983 #12;Keywords: Statistical learning; Language; Music; Song 1. Introduction Songs are ubiquitous. Yet

  11. First Specification of Phoenix, an Active Database Programming Language

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    Clausen, Michael

    First Specification of Phoenix, an Active Database Programming Language Ulrike Griefahn Department 1995 #12; Abstract This report aims at introducing the novel active database language Phoenix which is currently under development at the computer science department of the university of Bonn. Phoenix

  12. CALL FOR PAPERS Workshop on Internet Programming Languages

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    Läufer, Konstantin

    The Internet has long provided a global computing infrastructure but, for most of its history, there hasCALL FOR PAPERS Workshop on Internet Programming Languages in conjunction with the IEEE Computer the Internet. This workshop will provide a forum for the discussions of all aspects of computer languages

  13. Language, Cognitive Science, and Geographic Information Systems (90-10)

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    Mark, David M.; Frank, Andrew U.

    1990-01-01

    Spatial language and geographic information systems: Cross-Data Types in Geographic Information Systems. Geo-ProcessingSpatial language and geographic information systems: Cross-

  14. Mathematics, Language, and Bilingual Latina/o Learners: A Review of the Empirical Research Literature

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    Moschkovich, Judit

    2010-01-01

    Educational Studies in Mathematics, 43, 243-269. Spanos,Some examples from Mathematics, Language 40 math andbilingual learners and mathematics. Mathematics, Language 31

  15. CJC: An Extensible Checker for the CleanJava Annotation Language

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    Cheon, Yoonsik

    language for the Java programming language to support a Cleanroom-style functional program verification from the Cleanroom Software Engineering [1] that emphasizes defect prevention rather than defect

  16. Cross-language information retrieval using PARAFAC2.

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    Bader, Brett William; Chew, Peter; Abdelali, Ahmed (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM); Kolda, Tamara Gibson

    2007-05-01

    A standard approach to cross-language information retrieval (CLIR) uses Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) in conjunction with a multilingual parallel aligned corpus. This approach has been shown to be successful in identifying similar documents across languages - or more precisely, retrieving the most similar document in one language to a query in another language. However, the approach has severe drawbacks when applied to a related task, that of clustering documents 'language-independently', so that documents about similar topics end up closest to one another in the semantic space regardless of their language. The problem is that documents are generally more similar to other documents in the same language than they are to documents in a different language, but on the same topic. As a result, when using multilingual LSA, documents will in practice cluster by language, not by topic. We propose a novel application of PARAFAC2 (which is a variant of PARAFAC, a multi-way generalization of the singular value decomposition [SVD]) to overcome this problem. Instead of forming a single multilingual term-by-document matrix which, under LSA, is subjected to SVD, we form an irregular three-way array, each slice of which is a separate term-by-document matrix for a single language in the parallel corpus. The goal is to compute an SVD for each language such that V (the matrix of right singular vectors) is the same across all languages. Effectively, PARAFAC2 imposes the constraint, not present in standard LSA, that the 'concepts' in all documents in the parallel corpus are the same regardless of language. Intuitively, this constraint makes sense, since the whole purpose of using a parallel corpus is that exactly the same concepts are expressed in the translations. We tested this approach by comparing the performance of PARAFAC2 with standard LSA in solving a particular CLIR problem. From our results, we conclude that PARAFAC2 offers a very promising alternative to LSA not only for multilingual document clustering, but also for solving other problems in cross-language information retrieval.

  17. Multi-Class Composite N-gram Language Model for Spoken Language Processing Using Multiple Word Clusters

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    Multi-Class Composite N-gram Language Model for Spoken Language Processing Using Multiple Word. The Multi-Class Composite N-gram main- tains an accurate word prediction ca- pability and reliability for sparse data with a compact model size based on multiple word clusters, called Multi- Classes

  18. Cross-Cultural Nostalgia and Visual Consumption: On the Literary Adaptation and Japanese Reception of Huo Jianqi’s 2003 Film Nuan

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    Xiao, Hui Faye

    2006-01-01

    landscape and stylized ancient architecture. Located south of the Yangtze River and characterized by warm humid weather, Wuyuan County cannot grow sorghum, the symbol of Mo's resistant peasant heroes. Compared to Gaomi dongbei xiang, this area... of Huo Jianqi's 2003 Film Nuan the original setting for a Japanese audience to accept as a visual embodiment of an agrarian Utopia. Wuyuan County indeed appears as a Chinese furusato perfect for nostalgic tourists. Interviewed about his filming...

  19. Feedback in Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Second Language Acquisition: A study of its effect on the acquisition of French past tense aspect using an Intelligent Language Tutoring System 

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    Hanson, Ruth Mary

    2008-01-01

    Questions surrounding the impact of feedback in response to learner error are of interest in the fields of both Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL). Current ...

  20. A Domain-Specific Language for Programming in the Tile Assembly Model

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    Doty, David

    A Domain-Specific Language for Programming in the Tile Assembly Model David Doty Matthew J. Patitz-purpose programming languages. The language is implemented as a class library in Python (a so-called internal DSL Abstract We introduce a domain-specific language (DSL) for creating sets of tile types for simulations

  1. This paper describes a rapid prototyping system for extensions to an existing programming language.

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    Cordy, James R.

    in programming languages is increasingly accepted [1], it becomes more and more important to be able to try out preprocessor such as a macro processor, or by using an extensible programming language as the base language and automatic prototype implementation of significantly new programming language features and programming

  2. Adding Concurrency to a Programming Language Peter A. Buhr and Glen Ditchfield

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    Buhr, Peter Allan

    Adding Concurrency to a Programming Language Peter A. Buhr and Glen Ditchfield Dept. of Computer.uwaterloo.ca Abstract A programming language that lacks facilities for concurrent programming can gain those facil-object-oriented languages. Examples show that concurrency interacts extensively with traditional programming language

  3. A Logic Programming Language with Lambda-Abstraction, Function Variables, and Simple Unification

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    Miller, Dale

    A Logic Programming Language with Lambda-Abstraction, Function Variables, and Simple Unification 19104­6389 USA Abstract: It has been argued elsewhere that a logic programming language with function variables and -abstractions within terms makes a good meta-programming language, especially when an object-language

  4. AMPL (A Mathematical Programming Language) at the University of Documentation (Version 2)

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    Murty, Katta G.

    AMPL (A Mathematical Programming Language) at the University of Michigan Documentation (Version 2. : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 16 #12; 1 Introduction AMPL (A Mathematical Programming Language) [6] is a high­level language of the data used for a specific instance of the model. AMPL's language for describing mathematical programs

  5. A High-Level Programming and Command Language'[ Christopher W. Fraser

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    Fraser, Christopher W.

    A High-Level Programming and Command Language'[ Christopher W. Fraser David R. Hanson Department and programming language EZ, which attempts to unify command-and programming languages by using high-level string that attempt to bridge the gap between the data abstractions of command languages and those of programming

  6. A Practical Agent Programming Language Mehdi Dastani and John-Jules Ch. Meyer

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    Dastani, Mehdi

    A Practical Agent Programming Language Mehdi Dastani and John-Jules Ch. Meyer Utrecht University-based agent- oriented programming language. It proposes an alternative by presenting the syn- tax and semantics of a programming language, called 2APL (A Practical Agent Programming Language). This programming

  7. AMPL A Mathematical Programming Language at the University of Documentation Version 2

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    Murty, Katta G.

    AMPL A Mathematical Programming Language at the University of Michigan Documentation Version 2 D. : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 16 #12;1 Introduction AMPL A Mathematical Programming Language 6 is a high-level language of the data used for a speci c instance of the model. AMPL's language for describing mathematical programs

  8. A Logic Programming Language with LambdaAbstraction, Function Variables, and Simple Unification

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    Miller, Dale

    A Logic Programming Language with Lambda­Abstraction, Function Variables, and Simple Unification 19104--6389 USA Abstract: It has been argued elsewhere that a logic programming language with function variables and â??­abstractions within terms makes a good meta­programming language, especially when an object­language

  9. AutoCor: A Query Based Automatic Acquisition of Corpora of Closely-related Languages *

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    Builder are actually documents in other closely-related Philippine languages. AutoCor used the query generation method of closely-related Philippine languages and Tagalog. The performance of the system using with and without) like Tagalog and other Philippine languages. Unfortunately, to manually collect and organize a language

  10. Comparative Analysis of Second Language Instruction and Motivation 

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    Speights, Lara A.

    2010-07-14

    school second language instruction in Buenos Aires, Argentina and College Station, Texas. The purpose of this study is to explain theoretical and motivational pedagogical strategies, as well as to understand the differences in motivation and how...

  11. Power Law Discounting for N-Gram Language Models 

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    Huang, Songfang; Renals, Steve

    2010-01-01

    We present an approximation to the Bayesian hierarchical Pitman-Yor process language model which maintains the power law distribution over word tokens, while not requiring a computationally expensive approximate inference process. This approximation...

  12. Language and Compiler Issues in Scalable High Performance Scientific Libraries

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    Johnsson, S. Lennart

    Language and Compiler Issues in Scalable High Performance Scientific Libraries S. Lennart Johnsson Issues in Scalable High Performance Scientific Libraries S. Lennart Johnsson Harvard University and Thinking Machines Corp. Abstract Library functions for scalable architectures must be designed to correctly

  13. Book REVIEWS THE ROLE OF LANGUAGE IN PROBLEM SOLVING 2

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    , including author and subject indices, this volume gives a good view of the problems posed by computer of the reader of partic- ipation in the symposium. The material on programming language environments concerns

  14. Fragment Grammars: Exploring Computation and Reuse in Language

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    O'Donnell, Timothy J.

    2009-03-31

    Language relies on a division of labor between stored units and structure building operations which combine the stored units into larger structures. This division of labor leads to a tradeoff: more structure-building means ...

  15. Natural language command of an autonomous micro-air vehicle

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    Huang, Albert S.

    Natural language is a flexible and intuitive modality for conveying directions and commands to a robot but presents a number of computational challenges. Diverse words and phrases must be mapped into structures that the ...

  16. Real-Time American Sign Language gesture generator 

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    Chapman, Christopher John

    1998-01-01

    This thesis describes the design and implementation of ics. a software based gesture generator that takes as its input textual representations of American Sign Language gestures and outputs the corresponding gesture motion through the use of a...

  17. The Arabic Lexical Contributions to the English Language 

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    Cannon, Garland; Kaye, Alan S.

    2007-03-05

    The Arabic lexical contributions to the English language (2nd ed.) contains extensive additions to the main entries and their data from the original 1994 edition by Harrassowitz Verlag of Wiesbaden. It continues Cannon’s ...

  18. Hierarchical Bayesian Language Models for Conversational Speech Recognition 

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    Huang, Songfang; Renals, Steve

    2010-01-01

    Traditional n-gram language models are widely used in state-of-the-art large vocabulary speech recognition systems. This simple model suffers from some limitations, such as overfitting of maximum-likelihood estimation and ...

  19. Game semantics for an object-oriented language 

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    Wolverson, Nicholas

    2009-01-01

    This thesis investigates the relationship between object-oriented programming languages and game models of computation. These are intuitively well matched: an object encapsulates some internal state and presents some ...

  20. Compiler verification meets cross-language linking via data abstraction

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    Wang, Peng

    Many real programs are written in multiple different programming languages, and supporting this pattern creates challenges for formal compiler verification. We describe our Coq verification of a compiler for a high-level ...

  1. Artificial Intelligence, Language and the Study of Knowledge

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    Goldstein, Ira

    1975-07-01

    This paper studies the relationship of Artificial Intelligence to the study of language and the representation of the underlying knowledge which supports the comprehension process. It develops the view that intelligence ...

  2. How does language shape the way we think 

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    Tuszynski, Adam

    2010-11-24

    Is it right to claim that the language, which we speak, strongly influences the way we think and behave? Do linguistic habits of cultures and nations create main differences in how people perceive and conceptualize reality? ...

  3. Nature of language impairment in motor neurone disease 

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    Rewaj, Phillipa Jane

    2014-07-01

    Background: Language impairment associated with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has been documented since the late 19th century, yet little is understood about the pervasiveness or nature of these deficits. The common clinical ...

  4. Operational approach to semantics and translation for programming languages 

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    Li, Wei

    1983-01-01

    The problems of semantics and translation for concurrent programming languages are studied in this thesis. A structural operational approach is introduced to specify the semantics of parallelism and communication. Using ...

  5. Frame: An Imperative Coordination Language for Parallel Programming 

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    Cole, Murray

    2000-01-01

    We present Frame, a simple language which facilitates structured expression of imperative parallelism. Programs are described at two levels. The top level captures the main parallel algorithmic structure (which may be nested) and is independent...

  6. Combining Vision Verification with a High Level Robot Programming Language 

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    Yin, Baolin

    1984-01-01

    This thesis describes work on using vision verification within an object level language for describing robot assembly (RAPT). The motivation for this thesis is provided by two problems. The first is how to enhance a ...

  7. A taxonomy of situated language in natural contexts

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    Shaw, George Macaulay

    2011-01-01

    This thesis develops a multi-modal dataset consisting of transcribed speech along with the locations in which that speech took place. Speech with location attached is called situated language, and is represented here as ...

  8. A Bird’s Eye View of Human Language Evolution

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    Berwick, Robert C.

    Comparative studies of linguistic faculties in animals pose an evolutionary paradox: language involves certain perceptual and motor abilities, but it is not clear that this serves as more than an input–output channel for ...

  9. UL ++ : an Object Oriented Language for Hiearchical Modelling

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    David, Alexandre

    ++ as well as a graphical user interface for the tool Uppaal. The language is designed to support two types in a uniform manner. There are two main sorts of objects: control objects to represent control stuctures for au

  10. Improving Teaching and Learning for English Language Learners 

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    Kandel, Brooke E.

    2010-07-14

    While there has been tremendous growth in the numbers of Hispanics and English language learners (ELLs) in our public schools, there has been a lack of educational opportunities offered to these students resulting in low educational achievement...

  11. Efficient lattice rescoring using recurrent neural network language models

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    Liu, X.; Wang, Y.; Chen, X.; Gales, M. J. F.; Woodland, P. C.

    2014-05-04

    model,” in Proc. International work- shop on artificial intelligence and statistics, Barbados, 2005, pp. 246–252. [17] M. Mohri (1997), “Finite-state transducers in language and speech processing,” Computational linguistics, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 269...

  12. Efficient Lattice Rescoring Using Recurrent Neural Network Language Models

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    Liu, X.; Wang, Y.; Chen, X.; Gales, M. J. F.; Woodland, P. C.

    2014-01-01

    model,” in Proc. International work- shop on artificial intelligence and statistics, Barbados, 2005, pp. 246–252. [18] M. Mohri (1997), “Finite-state transducers in language and speech processing,” Computational linguistics, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 269...

  13. Methods for pronunciation assessment in computer aided language learning

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    Peabody, Mitchell A. (Mitchell Aaron)

    2011-01-01

    Learning a foreign language is a challenging endeavor that entails acquiring a wide range of new knowledge including words, grammar, gestures, sounds, etc. Mastering these skills all require extensive practice by the learner ...

  14. Natural Language Generation for the Semantic Web: Unsupervised template extraction 

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    Duma, Daniel

    2012-11-28

    I propose an architecture for a Natural Language Generation system that automatically learns sentence templates, together with statistical document planning, from parallel RDF data and text. To this end, I design, build ...

  15. Natural Language Engineering http://journals.cambridge.org/NLE

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    Bergler, Sabine

    Natural Language Engineering http://journals.cambridge.org/NLE Additional services for Natural1351324912000289 Request Permissions : Click here Downloaded from http://journals.cambridge.org/NLE, IP address information retrieval (search with Google, Bing, etc.), but

  16. OSiL: An Instance Language for Optimization

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    In this paper we present OSiL (Optimization Services instance Language), an XML- based computer ..... Statistical and probability function elements: A large variety of statistical and probability ..... [10] R. Fourer, D.M. Gay, and B.W. Kernighan.

  17. LEARNING SEMANTICS-ENHANCED LANGUAGE MODELS APPLIED TO UNSUEPRVISED WSD

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    VERSPOOR, KARIN [Los Alamos National Laboratory; LIN, SHOU-DE [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2007-01-29

    An N-gram language model aims at capturing statistical syntactic word order information from corpora. Although the concept of language models has been applied extensively to handle a variety of NLP problems with reasonable success, the standard model does not incorporate semantic information, and consequently limits its applicability to semantic problems such as word sense disambiguation. We propose a framework that integrates semantic information into the language model schema, allowing a system to exploit both syntactic and semantic information to address NLP problems. Furthermore, acknowledging the limited availability of semantically annotated data, we discuss how the proposed model can be learned without annotated training examples. Finally, we report on a case study showing how the semantics-enhanced language model can be applied to unsupervised word sense disambiguation with promising results.

  18. Transparent runtime parallelization of the R scripting language

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    Yoginath, Srikanth B [ORNL

    2011-01-01

    Scripting languages such as R and Matlab are widely used in scientific data processing. As the data volume and the complexity of analysis tasks both grow, sequential data processing using these tools often becomes the bottleneck in scientific workflows. We describe pR, a runtime framework for automatic and transparent parallelization of the popular R language used in statistical computing. Recognizing scripting languages interpreted nature and data analysis codes use pattern, we propose several novel techniques: (1) applying parallelizing compiler technology to runtime, whole-program dependence analysis of scripting languages, (2) incremental code analysis assisted with evaluation results, and (3) runtime parallelization of file accesses. Our framework does not require any modification to either the source code or the underlying R implementation. Experimental results demonstrate that pR can exploit both task and data parallelism transparently and overall has better performance as well as scalability compared to an existing parallel R package that requires code modification.

  19. Language Use in an Old Order Amish Community in Kansas

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    Meindl, Joerg

    2009-01-16

    Old Order Amish are a religious group with three languages in its linguistic repertoire: Pennsylvania German (PG), American English (AE), and Amish High German (AHG). The present dissertation examines how this constellation ...

  20. Natural language processing for unmanned aerial vehicle guidance interfaces

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    Craparo, Emily M. (Emily Marie), 1980-

    2004-01-01

    In this thesis, the opportunities and challenges involved in applying natural language processing techniques to the control of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are addressed. The problem of controlling an unmanned aircraft ...

  1. Japanese and American competition in the development of scroll compressors and its impact on the American air conditioning industry

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    Ushimaru, Kenji )

    1990-02-01

    This report examines the technological development of scroll compressors and its impact on the air conditioning equipment industry. Scroll compressors, although considered to be the compressors of the future for energy-efficient residential heat pumps and possibly for many other applications, are difficult to manufacture on a volume-production base. The manufacturing process requires computer-aided, numerically controlled tools for high-precision fabrication of major parts. Japan implemented a global strategy for dominating the technological world market in the 1970s, and scroll compressor technology benefited from the advent of new-generation machine tools. As a result, if American manufacturers of scroll compressors purchase or are essentially forced to purchase numerically controlled tools from Japan in the future, they will then become dependent on their own competitors because the same Japanese conglomerates that make numerically controlled tools also make scroll compressors. This study illustrates the importance of the basic machine tool industry to the health of the US economy. Without a strong machine tool industry, it is difficult for American manufacturers to put innovations, whether patented or not, into production. As we experience transformation in the air conditioning and refrigeration market, it will be critical to establish a consistent national policy to provide healthy competition among producers, to promote innovation within the industry, to enhance assimilation of new technology, and to eliminate practices that are incompatible with these goals. 72 refs., 8 figs., 1 tab.

  2. Models of quantum computation and quantum programming languages

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    J. A. Miszczak

    2011-12-03

    The goal of the presented paper is to provide an introduction to the basic computational models used in quantum information theory. We review various models of quantum Turing machine, quantum circuits and quantum random access machine (QRAM) along with their classical counterparts. We also provide an introduction to quantum programming languages, which are developed using the QRAM model. We review the syntax of several existing quantum programming languages and discuss their features and limitations.

  3. Tools and techniques for endangered-language assessment and revitalization

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    Dwyer, Arienne M.

    2012-01-01

    ); and an unpublished corpus: Dwyer et al (2001-2008, with assistance from Shawo Dondrup and the Volkswagen Foundation). 3.3. Sanie (ISO 639-3: ysy) Sanie is a Burmic language of the Eastern Yi subgroup with only about 7000 speakers out of a total population... in Std Yi; ltd. orthography Official Status and Use: Governmental & Institutional Language Attitudes, Policies 4 - regional standard (Dwyer 1998) 3 - no official status; ethnically misclassified 2 - no status; but official policy support...

  4. EXPLORING THE SPECTRUM OF MOTIVATION IN SECOND LANGUAGE SETTINGS: IDENTIFYING AND EVALUATING NEW FORMS OF MOTIVATION IN COLLEGE FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES

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    Begenchev, Mike

    2011-05-31

    The main objectives of this study were: to determine if college students in foreign language classes had more external motivation than internal motivation; to investigate the strength of motivation in college foreign language settings; to determine...

  5. High-Stakes Reading Assessment and English Oral Language Development: A Study of Third Grade English Language Learners in a Texas School District 

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    Acosta, Sandra

    2011-08-08

    between oral language and reading performance in third grade Hispanic ELLS, and (c) the impact of instructional program model on ELLs’ oral language development. Two parallel systematic reviews were conducted searching CSA, Ebsco and Wilson electronic...

  6. Is it 'Language Resistance'? Second Language Production and 'Boricua' Identity in Puerto Rican Students from Monolingual and Bilingual Programs 

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    Morales Lugo, Katherine

    2012-11-28

    are elicited through a series of tasks that range in levels of formality: minimal pairs, word list, reading passage, and interview tasks. Social factors, such as language identity and educational background are taken into account in search of an indexical...

  7. State Funding and the Equal Educational Opportunity of Language Minority Students: The Texas Public School Finance Mechanism and the Extent to Which English Language Learners Are Equitably Served 

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    Eason, Noelle Rogers

    2012-02-14

    FUNDING AND THE EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY OF LANGUAGE MINORITY STUDENTS: THE TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE MECHANISM AND THE EXTENT TO WHICH ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS ARE EQUITABLY SERVED A Dissertation by NOELLE ROGERS EASON Submitted... OPPORTUNITY OF LANGUAGE MINORITY STUDENTS: THE TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE MECHANISM AND THE EXTENT TO WHICH ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS ARE EQUITABLY SERVED A Dissertation by NOELLE ROGERS EASON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies...

  8. Convergent genetic linkage and associations to language, speech and reading measures in families of probands with Specific Language Impairment

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    Rice, Mabel L.; Smith, Shelley D.; Gayan, Javier

    2009-12-05

    linkage and associations to language, speech and reading measures in families of probands with Specific Language Impairment Mabel L. Rice & Shelley D. Smith & Javier Gayán Received: 23 June 2008 /Accepted: 5 August 2009 /Published online: 26 August 2009... [1–3], the search for candidate genes remains inconclusive [4] with the exception of a recently identified candidate, CNTNAP2 [5]. In contrast, candidate genes are identified for the closely related clinical conditions of Speech Sound Disorder (SSD...

  9. MODERN LANGUAGES AND CLASSICS Programs of Study The Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers a Master of Arts in Teaching

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    Thomas, Andrew

    MODERN LANGUAGES AND CLASSICS Programs of Study The Department of Modern Languages and Classics French Studies. For details see the Modern Languages and Classics graduate web page or contact specifically to meet the needs of Maine's schools. The programs offer full-time instruction during the academic

  10. May 14, 2015 ADVANCED PLACEMENT EQUIVALENCIES

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    Sun, Yi

    99902 3 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement Government & Politics US 4 or 5 PSC 10100 3 USED Government & Politics - comp 4 or 5 PSC 10400 3 Italian Language 5 Italian 99902 3 CO Exempt from Foreign requirement Spanish Language 5 SPAN 99902 3 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement Spanish Literature 5

  11. International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Medical and Healthcare Fields, pages 3032, Nagoya, Japan, 14-18 October 2013.

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    -Japanese thesaurus of medical terms for 20 years. The thesaurus is compatible with MeSH (Medical Subject Headings as a preprocessing of medical reports. Keywords Life Science Dictionary, Medical Thesaurus, MeSH Team Name LSDP the database records to a medical thesaurus compatible with MeSH (Medical Subject Headings developed

  12. The Rhetoric of “Japanese with English Abilities”: Analyzing the Discourse of English Curriculum Reform and Its Problems with the Mext's ‘Action Plan’ 

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    Watanabe, Ken

    2013-12-03

    instruction (i.e., JET program, and Assistant Language Teachers [ALTs]). Finally, I would provide the implications for Action Plan’s impact on educational practice by assessing student’s learning achievement and target benchmarks set for students...

  13. Spanish and English language usage by rural and urban Spanish-American families in two South Texas counties 

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    Mahoney, Mary Katherine

    1967-01-01

    OF SPANISH-AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD HEADS . 19 Language Used in Conversations. . . . . , . . . . 19 Language Used in Reading and in Other Visual and Radio Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 V. LANGUAGE PATTERNS OF SPANISH-AMERICAN CHILDREN ~ 25 Language... Language usage by Spanish-American household heads in Atascosa County and Ssn Antonio in reading and in visual and radio programs according to nativity status . 4~ English and Spanish language spoken by Spanish-American household heads in Atascosa...

  14. A prototype functional language implementation for hierarchical- memory architectures

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    Wolski, R.; Feo, J.; Cann, D.

    1992-01-14

    Programming languages are the most important tool at a programmers' disposal. All other tools correct, visualize, or evaluate the product crafted by this tool. The advent of multiprocessor computer systems has greatly complicated the programmer's task an increased his need for high-level languages capable of automatically taming these architectures. In this paper, we describe a prototype implementation of Sisal for multiprocessor, hierarchical-memory systems. The implementation includes explicit compiler and runtime control that effectively exploits the different levels of memory and manages interprocess communications (IPC). We give preliminary performance results for this system on the BBN TC2000.

  15. Semantics for a Quantum Programming Language by Operator Algebras

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    Kenta Cho

    2014-12-30

    This paper presents a novel semantics for a quantum programming language by operator algebras, which are known to give a formulation for quantum theory that is alternative to the one by Hilbert spaces. We show that the opposite category of the category of W*-algebras and normal completely positive subunital maps is an elementary quantum flow chart category in the sense of Selinger. As a consequence, it gives a denotational semantics for Selinger's first-order functional quantum programming language QPL. The use of operator algebras allows us to accommodate infinite structures and to handle classical and quantum computations in a unified way.

  16. Neuroanatomy of individual differences in language in adult males with autism

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    Lai, Meng-Chuan; Lombardo, Michael V.; Ecker, Christine; Chakrabarti, Bhismadev; Suckling, John; Bullmore, Edward T.; Happé, Francesca; MRC AIMS Consortium; Murphy, Declan G. M.; Baron-Cohen, Simon

    2014-09-23

    One potential source of heterogeneity within autism spectrum conditions (ASC) is language development and ability. In 80 high-functioning male adults with ASC, we tested if variations in developmental and current structural language are associated...

  17. Department: Modern and Classical Languages Course No: 3261W [281 W

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    Alpay, S. Pamir

    . c. The specifics of cinematic language vs. other modes of symbolic expression; German history as expressed in cinematic language; Weimar film as compared to early Hollywood film; continuity editing vs

  18. Hindi-english, Code Switching and Language Choice in Urban, Uppermiddle-class Indian Families

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    Malhotra, Sunita

    1980-01-01

    Most bilingual speakers tend to 'code switch' between the languages they speak. The present study deals with code-switching and language choice and the speech of Hindi-English bilinguals residing in North India and the ...

  19. ANALYSIS OF SPELLING PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH AMONG STUDENTS WHOSE FIRST LANGUAGE IS ARABIC 

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    Allaith, Zainab A.

    2010-07-14

    One of the main differences between English monolinguals and English language learners is that the latter use their knowledge of their first language in spelling in English. Previous studies have shown that the nature of ...

  20. Web-based, speech-enabled games for vocabulary acquisition in a foreign language

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    McGraw, Ian C. (Ian Carmichael)

    2008-01-01

    In this thesis, I present two novel ways in which speech recognition technology might aid students with vocabulary acquisition in a foreign language. While research in the applied linguistics field of second language ...

  1. Issues of literacy, Issues of modality: Language evolution from a cultural perspective 

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    Murray, Keelin

    2009-11-26

    Recent research has identified a systematicity bias in human language. That is, humans show a cognitive bias towards compositionality in language. It has previously been suggested that literacy may prompt or enhance this ...

  2. The Impact of Language Modality on Children’s Visual-Spatial Cognition 

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    Murray, Catherine

    2007-01-01

    The communication demands of sign and spoken language are different. The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between language modality (manual or aural-oral) and specific aspects of visual-spatial ...

  3. Spanish Major Requirements Option A: Language and Hispanic Studies (for students declared prior to Fall 2013)

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    Spanish Major Requirements Option A: Language and Hispanic Studies (for students declared prior (12 credits) 311: Introduction to Advanced Language Practice 320: Spanish Phonetics _____ 3 additional course (322: Early Hispanic, 324: Modern Spanish, 326: Spanish American) Spanish 322 is recommended

  4. Making Our Way toward Teacher Education Programs in the Slavic Languages.

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    Comer, William J.

    2000-01-01

    Reflecting on the state of the field of teacher training in Slavic language programs in the 1990s, the author recommends programs build alliances for teacher training with other programs in the Less Commonly Taught Languages. Beginning teachers...

  5. Adult migrants and English language learning in museums: understanding the impact on social inclusion 

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    Clarke, Sherice Nicole

    2013-11-29

    This doctoral study explores the museum as site and resource for language learning by adult migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) provision has emerged over the past decade ...

  6. Thinking outside the cortex: social motivation in the evolution and development of language

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    Finlay, Barbara L.

    evolution enabling language has been addressed for decades. In adults, language is demonstrably dependent be reduced wholesale by prenatal genetic accident, such as Down's syndrome, or by postnatal accident, and yet

  7. Optimization Modelling Example Design Implementation Conclusions A Structure-Conveying Modelling Language for

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    Grothey, Andreas

    Optimization Modelling Example Design Implementation Conclusions A Structure-Conveying Modelling Languages for Mathematical Programming 3 An example problem from network design 4 Design of Structured, K. Woodsend Structure-Conveying Modelling Language #12;Optimization Modelling Example Design

  8. The Visual Word Recognition and Orthography Depth in Second Language Acquisition 

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    Chao, Yunchun

    2011-10-01

    The study investigated whether the orthographic depth of first language (L1) affects the word recognition in second language (L2) learning. Fifteen native Chinese speakers and fifteen Greek native speakers were recruited to test their English naming...

  9. Interference of Greek learners' native language in their written performance of English verb tenses 

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    Papadimitriou, Assimina

    The main focus of this study is on depicting, classifying and evaluating instances of contextually erroneous verb tense use in the English language as a result of negative transfer from the native language (Modern Greek). ...

  10. Towards a Formal Semantics for a Structurally Dynamic Noncausal Modelling Language

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    Nilsson, Henrik

    modelling approach, promoting the reuse of components. Modelica is a prime example of this class of lan, many of these languages are referred to as object-oriented mod- elling languages. Modelica [23] is one

  11. Iterated learning with human subjects : an empirical framework for the emergence and cultural transmission of language 

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    Cornish, Hannah

    2006-01-01

    The study of language evolution has benefited enormously from the contribution made by computational simulations of the cultural transmission of language over the past ten years. However, we still have not explored ...

  12. 9th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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    Oklahoma, University of

    9th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History University of Oklahoma Elder Voices, Youth Choices from the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair! We are pleased

  13. Spanish Language Use and Linguistic Attitudes in Laredo, Texas between 1860 and 1930 

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    Hickey, Concepcio?n Mari?e

    2012-07-16

    This qualitative study investigated Spanish language use and linguistic attitudes in Laredo, Texas and the surrounding area from 1860 to 1930. In the public domain, sources include the Spanish and English language newspapers ...

  14. Library Staff with Language Expertise This list identifies public services staff that can help when communications or projects

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    Alvarez-Cohen, Lisa

    Library Staff with Language Expertise This list identifies public services staff that can help when, many student library employees have language expertise - especially those who assist with cataloging

  15. Sample Contract Language for Information Technology Using Energy-Efficient Products

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Document covers sample language that federal agencies can use in contracts specifying or purchasing energy-efficient information technology products.

  16. Toward a Dependability Case Language and Workflow for a Radiation Therapy System

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    Ceze, Luis

    proving, solver-aided languages, and formally defined domain-specific languages--to the development verification and synthesis tools into system development. 1998 ACM Subject Classification D.2.4 Software, Dependability Cases, Domain Specific Languages, Radiation Therapy Digital Object Identifier 10.4230/LIPIcs

  17. Generalized Algorithms for Constructing Statistical Language Models Cyril Allauzen, Mehryar Mohri, Brian Roark

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    Allauzen, Cyril

    applications or for adaptation purposes, one often needs to construct a language model based on the out- put library for language modeling, the GRM Library, that includes many other text and grammar processing classification. In all cases, a language model is used in combination with other in- formation sources to rank

  18. Generalized Algorithms for Constructing Statistical Language Models Cyril Allauzen, Mehryar Mohri, Brian Roark

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    Mohri, Mehryar

    applications or for adaptation purposes, one often needs to construct a language model based on the out­ put has been incorporated in a general software library for language modeling, the GRM Library, information extraction, machine translation, or document classification. In all cases, a language model

  19. DomainSpecific Languages Arie van Deursen Paul Klint Joost Visser

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    Klint, Paul

    selection of 75 key publications in the area of domain­specific languages. 1998 ACM Computing Classification and symbolic processing). Gradually they have evolved into general purpose languages and over and over again the need for more specialized language support to solve problems in well­defined application domains has

  20. CAMLE: A Caste-Centric Agent-Oriented Modeling Language and Environment Lijun Shan Hong Zhu

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    Zhu, Hong

    CAMLE: A Caste-Centric Agent-Oriented Modeling Language and Environment Lijun Shan Hong Zhu specification language SLABS. It is caste-centric because the notion of caste plays the central role in its methodology. Caste is the classifier of agents in our language. It allows multiple and dynamic classifications

  1. Mechanisms of Language Acquisition [This is a final draft. The published version might contain minor changes.

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    Mehler, Jacques

    Mechanisms of Language Acquisition 1 [This is a final draft. The published version might contain minor changes.] Mechanisms of language acquisition: imaging and behavioral evidence Jacques Mehler Judit: Jacques Mehler SISSA CNS via Beirut 2-4, 34014, Trieste, ITALY mehler@sissa.it #12;Mechanisms of Language

  2. Schematic Generation of English-prose Semantics for a Risk Analysis Language Based on UML Interactions

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    Střlen, Ketil

    Schematic Generation of English-prose Semantics for a Risk Analysis Language Based on UML risk-driven testing, we have developed CORAL, a language for risk analysis based on UML interac- tions that is linear to the complexity of CORAL diagrams in terms of size. Keywords-risk analysis language; risk

  3. Some apparently disjoint aims and requirements for grammar development environments: the case of natural language

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    of natural language generation John Bateman Language and Communication Research University of Stirling, Stirling, UK (J .a. bat eman~st Jr. ac. uk) m m m n m m m m- m U m m U m n m m Abstract Grammar development from an EAGLES (Expert Advisory Group for Language Engineering Standards) report describing the current

  4. Planning in AI and Text Planning in Natural Language JongGyun Lim

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    1 Planning in AI and Text Planning in Natural Language Generation Jong­Gyun Lim Columbia University language generation are becoming increasingly aware of the similarities between the task of planning the content and structure of the natural language text and that of other AI planning tasks. The problem

  5. Automatic Discovery of Language Models for Text Databases Jamie Callan, Margaret Connell, and Aiqun Du

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    Callan, Jamie

    Automatic Discovery of Language Models for Text Databases Jamie Callan, Margaret Connell, and Aiqun databases to search. Given language models that describe the contents of each database, a database se for an infor­ mation need. Current practice is that each database pro­ vides its language model upon request

  6. A Structure-Conveying Modelling Language for Mathematical and Stochastic Programming

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    Grothey, Andreas

    A Structure-Conveying Modelling Language for Mathematical and Stochastic Programming Marco Colombo present a structure-conveying algebraic modelling language for mathematical pro- gramming. The proposed language extends AMPL with object-oriented features that allows the user to construct models from sub

  7. Object-oriented dialects of existing programming languages are often implemented using a preprocessor

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    Cordy, James R.

    Abstract Object-oriented dialects of existing programming languages are often implemented using a preprocessor that translates from the dialect to an equivalent program in the original programming language and parametric polymorphism in an object-oriented dialect of the Turing programming language are given

  8. On the Interaction of Object-Oriented Design Patterns and Programming Languages

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    Baumgartner, Gerald

    On the Interaction of Object-Oriented Design Patterns and Programming Languages Technical Report): The choice of programming language is important because it in uences one's point of view. Our patterns assume of the interactions can bene t both the pattern and the programming language communities. To understand how

  9. Decomposing typed lambda calculus into a couple of categorical programming languages

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    Hasegawa, Masahito

    Decomposing typed lambda calculus into a couple of categorical programming languages Masahito the possibility of categorical programming [Hag87, CF92] in prac­ tice. These languages are complementary to each­ gramming languages directly, especially to typed functional programming lan­ guages, since category theory

  10. A ProgrammingLanguage Extension for Distributed RealTime Systems

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    Hooman, Jozef

    A Programming­Language Extension for Distributed Real­Time Systems Jozef Hooman and Onno van propose a method for extending programming languages that enables the spec­ ification of timing properties in many existing programming languages. The presented method includes a view on the system development

  11. Using Integer Programming to Identify Languages in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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    Yang, Jian

    Using Integer Programming to Identify Languages in NP\\P Jian Yang Department of Industrial Programming. 1 #12;1 Introduction The P-NP conjecture that P = NP, i.e., the set P of languages 2006 Abstract We propose the concept of sub-n languages based on the existing definition of lan- guages

  12. A Logic Programming Language with Lambda-Abstraction, Function Variables, and Simple Unification

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    Miller, Dale

    A Logic Programming Language with Lambda-Abstraction, Function Variables, and Simple Unification 19104-6389 USA Abstract: It has been argued elsewhere that a logic programming language with function variables and ~-abstractions within terms makes a good meta-programming language, especially when

  13. FProlog: A language to Integrate Logic and Functional Programming for Automated Assembly

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    Hutchinson, Seth

    FProlog: A language to Integrate Logic and Functional Programming for Automated Assembly S. A as the top level in a robot assem- bly system. FProlog is a logic programming language,with the ability, etc. FPrologdiffers from hybridlogic programming languages, such as LOGLISP, in that FProlog may

  14. A Note on the Implementation and Applications of Linear Logic Programming Languages

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    Harland, James

    A Note on the Implementation and Applications of Linear Logic Programming Languages J.A. Harland D programming languages, such as Prolog, have their origins in classical logic. Recently it has been shown how logic programming languages can be based on lin­ ear logic, a logic designed with bounded re­ sources

  15. Programming Language Support for Writing FaultTolerant Distributed Software \\Lambda

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    Schlichting, Richard D.

    Programming Language Support for Writing Fault­Tolerant Distributed Software \\Lambda Richard D. Schlichting and Vicraj T. Thomas Abstract Good programming language support can simplify the task of writing a general high­level distributed programming language is augmented with mechanisms for fault tolerance

  16. Korean-Chinese Person Name Translation for Cross Language Information Retrieval

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    Chu, Hao-hua

    Korean-Chinese Person Name Translation for Cross Language Information Retrieval Yu-Chun Wang ab entity in Korean-Chinese cross language information retrieval (KCIR). Unlike other languages, Chinese map to several Chinese characters. We propose an effective hybrid person name translation method

  17. A review of "Grammar Wars: Language as Cultural Battlefield in England." by Linda C. Mitchell 

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    Melissa Mohr

    2003-01-01

    and English to try to create a perfect language. Ideas of what would constitute this perfect language varied widely from scheme to scheme. Some gram- marians wanted to return to the language Adam invented, spoken world-wide before the Tower of Babel divided...

  18. LTI PhD Graduate Student Handbook Page 1 Language Technologies Institute

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    LTI PhD Graduate Student Handbook Page 1 Language Technologies Institute PhD in Language and Information Technologies Student Handbook 2014-2015 Revised: August 14, 2014 #12;LTI PhD .................................................................................................................................. 5 1.1 The PhD in Language and Information Technologies

  19. PAN@FIRE 2013: Overview of the Cross-Language !ndian News

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    Rosso, Paolo

    PAN@FIRE 2013: Overview of the Cross-Language !ndian News Story Search (CL!NSS) Track Parth Gupta1 , Paul Clough2 , Paolo Rosso1 Mark Stevenson2 , and Rafael E. Banchs3 1 NLE Lab, Universitat Politčcnica and abundant language resource. This edition of PAN@FIRE task, cross-language !ndia news story search (CL

  20. Reviewed 10/2/2012 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS IN NEW YORK CITY

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    Bergman, Keren

    Reviewed 10/2/2012 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS IN NEW YORK CITY This is a partial listing Language Program 504 Lewisohn Hall New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-3584 www.ce.columbia.edu/alp alp New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-9224 Language Maintenance Tutorials http://www.lrc.columbia.edu/lmt lrc

  1. Leveraging Concept Modeling Techniques for Language Model Adaptation in Mandarin Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech

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    , no. 8, 2000, pp. 1270­1278, 2000. [2] J. R. Bellegarda, "Statistical language model adaptation.Rosenfeld, "Two decades of statistical language modeling: Where do we go from here," Proceedings of IEEE, vol. 88," Computer Speech and Language, vol. 11, 43-72, 1997. [4] R. Baeza-Yates and B. Ribeiro-Neto, Modern

  2. XSLT and XQuery as Operator Languages A. Abram White

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    and XQuery to build language-neutral Solar operators. Introduction Solar is designed to provide information dynamics. Solar is a software infrastructure designed to deliver contextual information to these applications. Solar represents context data as events, and uses small programs called operators to filter

  3. Deep Recursive Neural Networks for Compositionality in Language

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    Cardie, Claire

    Deep Recursive Neural Networks for Compositionality in Language Ozan Irsoy Department of Computer representations. Even though these architectures are deep in structure, they lack the capacity for hierarchical representation that exists in conventional deep feed-forward networks as well as in recently investigated deep

  4. Noise as a Tool for Spoken Language Identification Sunita Maithani

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    Noise as a Tool for Spoken Language Identification . Sunita Maithani Scientific Analysis Group@yahoo.com Abstract Segmental SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio) is considered to be a reasonable measure due to noise. Objective Measures such as Log Area Ratio (LAR), Itakura-Saitio Distortion (IS), Log

  5. UPC Language and Library Specifications, Version 1.3

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    UPC Consortium; Bonachea, Dan; Funck, Gary

    2013-11-16

    UPC is an explicitly parallel extension to the ISO C 99 Standard. UPC follows the partitioned global address space programming model. This document is the formal specification for the UPC language and library syntax and semantics, and supersedes prior specification version 1.2 (LBNL-59208).

  6. Name Module Robotics and Computer Vision Language English

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    Boucherie, Richard J.

    1 Name Module Robotics and Computer Vision Language English Contact person Ferdi van der Heijden A robotic device is a goal oriented machine that can sense, plan and act; often, in an unknown or dynamic environment. Robotics binds elements from physics and mechanics, sensor and actuator technology, pattern

  7. STQL --A SPATIO-TEMPORAL QUERY LANGUAGE Martin Erwig

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    Erwig, Martin

    evolutions of spatial objects over time. We consider spatio- temporal operations that are particularly useful is to provide a DBMS data model and query language capable of handling such time-dependent geome- tries. Thereby. Our modeling also includes the sim- pler, discrete case where temporal evolutions are stepwise

  8. EXECUTION MACHINE FOR SYNCHRONOUS LANGUAGES Charles ANDR Hdi BOUFAED

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    André, Charles

    EXECUTION MACHINE FOR SYNCHRONOUS LANGUAGES Charles ANDR� Hédi BOUFAÏED Laboratoire I3S, Université on a the synchronous paradigm, and explains the role and the architecture of the execution machine. Keywords: synchronous programming, execution machine, control, implementation. NOMENCLATURE We use Courier as the font

  9. Implementing Hong Kong English into Hong Kong language curriculum 

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    Kwan, Joanna Long-Lam

    2010-11-24

    into the language curriculum as a way to increase its local recognition. The results of the study reflect that Hong Kong English might be usefully implemented into the curriculum in two directions: as a module or unit within the syllabus for students who are more...

  10. Law, Logic and Language in Legal Computer Science

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    Cheng, Eugenia

    Law, Logic and Language in Legal Computer Science Michael Heather School of Law University of Northumbria at Newcastle, NE1 8ST, UK B.Nick Rossiter Computing Science Newcastle University, NE1 7RU B.N.Rossiter@ncl.ac.uk November 1995 Abstract Legal computer science requires a theoretical basis which can be realized

  11. Language interoperability for high-performance parallel scientific components

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    Elliot, N; Kohn, S; Smolinski, B

    1999-05-18

    With the increasing complexity and interdisciplinary nature of scientific applications, code reuse is becoming increasingly important in scientific computing. One method for facilitating code reuse is the use of components technologies, which have been used widely in industry. However, components have only recently worked their way into scientific computing. Language interoperability is an important underlying technology for these component architectures. In this paper, we present an approach to language interoperability for a high-performance parallel, component architecture being developed by the Common Component Architecture (CCA) group. Our approach is based on Interface Definition Language (IDL) techniques. We have developed a Scientific Interface Definition Language (SIDL), as well as bindings to C and Fortran. We have also developed a SIDL compiler and run-time library support for reference counting, reflection, object management, and exception handling (Babel). Results from using Babel to call a standard numerical solver library (written in C) from C and Fortran show that the cost of using Babel is minimal, where as the savings in development time and the benefits of object-oriented development support for C and Fortran far outweigh the costs.

  12. Language Requirements for Large-Scale Generic Libraries

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    Lumsdaine, Andrew

    Language Requirements for Large-Scale Generic Libraries Jeremy Siek and Andrew Lumsdaine {jsiek-scale software libraries. The fundamental principle of generic pro- gramming is the realization of interfaces programming and large-scale libraries. In this paper, we present an overview of G and analyze

  13. Compiling Dynamic Languages Anders Schlichtkrull, Rasmus T. Tjalk-Bggild

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    implementation and compare it to the benchmark results for two contemporary JavaScript implementations: Rhino Languages. We then build an ahead-of-time compiler, called the project compiler, for a sub- set of Java which is a JavaScript interpreter and com- piler, and V8 which is a JavaScript just-in-time compiler. We

  14. Optimization and Relaxation in Constraint Logic Languages Kannan Govindarajan

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    Krovi, Venkat

    Optimization and Relaxation in Constraint Logic Languages Kannan Govindarajan Dept. of Computer & Technology Xerox Corporation Webster, NY 14580 mantha@wrc.xerox.com Abstract Optimization and relaxation.g., engineering design, scheduling, decision support, etc. In optimization, we are interested in finding

  15. Language Independent Named Entity Recognition Combining Morphological and Contextual Evidence

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    of extensive knowledge about a partic- ular language, such as Nominator (Choi et al., 1997), still typically pro- vided, the better the results, but what we try to prove is that even with minimal knowledge good prefixes and suf- fixes are good indicators. For example, knowing that "Maria", "Marinela" and "Maricica

  16. A LANGUAGE RESOURCES GENERATION TOOLBOX FOR SPEECH SYNTHESIS David Sundermann

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    Suendermann, David

    corpora for speech synthesis in the European project TC- Star. 1. INTRODUCTION One of the objectives of the European project TC-Star (Technology and Corpora for Speech-to-Speech Transla- tion) [1] is the generation of corpora for text-to-speech syn- thesis. According to the TC-Star speech synthesis language resources

  17. Neural Pascal A Language for Neural Network Programming

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    Gumm, H. Peter

    Neural Pascal A Language for Neural Network Programming H.Peter Gumm Dept. of Computer Science SUNY is an extension of object-oriented Pascal, designed to allow easy specification and simulation of neural networks through all elements of a linear datatype. 1. Introduction Neural network models are frequently visualized

  18. Natural Language Grammatical Inference with Recurrent Neural Networks

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    Giles, C. Lee

    Natural Language Grammatical Inference with Recurrent Neural Networks Steve Lawrence, Member, IEEE of a complex grammar with neural networksĐspecifically, the task considered is that of training a network-and-Binding theory. Neural networks are trained, without the division into learned vs. innate components assumed

  19. Causal Nets: A Modeling Language Tailored Towards Process Discovery

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    van der Aalst, Wil

    Causal Nets: A Modeling Language Tailored Towards Process Discovery W.M.P. van der Aalst, A focusing on the interplay between event logs (observed behavior) and process models. Process discovery Eindhoven, The Netherlands. {W.M.P.v.d.Aalst,A.Adriansyah,B.F.v.Dongen}@tue.nl Abstract. Process discovery

  20. AN ANALYSIS PROCESS FOR IDENTIFYING AND FORMALIZING LMS INSTRUCTIONAL LANGUAGE

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    Laforcade, Pierre

    AN ANALYSIS PROCESS FOR IDENTIFYING AND FORMALIZING LMS INSTRUCTIONAL LANGUAGE Aymen Abedmouleh. Abstract: Today, the LMS systems require some reengineering works or some additional design approaches designing their learning scenarios. In this paper, we propose an LMS centered instructional design approach