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  1. The SpallaTion

    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 RankADVANCEDInstallers/ContractorsPhotovoltaicsState of PennsylvaniaLBNL-2258E ERNEST ORLANDO SpallaTion

  2. tion Program on SIDS Reduction

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    Rau, Don C.

    Continu R ing Ed i u s ca k tion Program on SIDS Reduction CURRICULUM FOR NURSES U.S. DEPARTMENT of Pediatrics, First Candle/SIDS Alliance, and the Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs. FIRST and is conducting live training sessions for this program at nursing conferences across the country. The mission

  3. Administering Work Force Discipline

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2015-05-14

    The order provides requirements and responsibilities for administering work force discipline and corrective actions. Supersedes DOE O 3750.1.

  4. Administering Workforce Discipline

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2014-10-27

    To provide requirements and responsibilities for administering workforce discipline that includes disciplinary, adverse, and alternative corrective actions in the Department of Energy (DOE).

  5. Administering Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Programs | Department...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Administering Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Programs Administering Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Programs Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Peer Exchange Call: Administering...

  6. Wind Speed Modelling and Shortterm Predic tion using Wavelets

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    Nason, Guy

    prediction of the wind regime at a proposed wind farm site. Suppose a small amount of wind speed data hasWind Speed Modelling and Short­term Predic­ tion using Wavelets Katherine Hunt and Guy P Nason@bristol.ac.uk Abstract The mathematical method of wavelets is explained and used to predict wind condi­ tions using short

  7. Rations for Fattening Steers. 

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    Burns, John C.

    1920-01-01

    Pressed Cotton Seed vs. Ground Whole Pressed Peanuts (3) Sorghum Silage vs. Cotton .Seed Hulls B. YOUNGBLOOD, DIRECTOR, COLLEGE STATION, BRAZOS COUNTY, TEXAS STATION STAFF? LDMINISTRATION B. YOUNGBLOOD. M. S.. Director A. B. CONNER. B. S., Vice... cotton seed meal and peanut meal for supplementing a basal ration of ground milo, corn or sorghum silage, and bermuda hay for fattening. 2. To compare cold-pressed cotton seed and ground-whole pressed peanuts for supplementing a basal ration of ground...

  8. BIomass GasIfIcaTIon Summary of technology

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    Mucina, Ladislav

    or coal, into a clean gaseous fuel that can be burned in a gas engine to generate electricity-rankfuels,such as mallee and brown coal, into a clean gaseous fuel with very low tar concentration. This has the capacityBIomass GasIfIcaTIon Summary of technology Gasification converts a solid fuel, such as biomass

  9. Rational enzyme redesign

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    Ornstein, R.L.

    1994-05-01

    Protein engineering is first a means of elucidating structure-function relations in an enzyme, and second, a means of changing a protein to make it serve a different, but generally related, purpose. In principle, one may change the functional characteristics of an enzyme by altering its substrate specificity, kinetics, optimum range of activity, and chemical mechanism. Obviously one cannot make all possible combinations of amino acid changes for even the smallest enzyme, so the essential question is which changes to make. The intent of rational protein/enzyme redesign is to alter a protein/enzyme in a timely and premeditated fashion. This article provides an outline of the process of rational enzyme redesign.

  10. Does Schooling Give Us Rational Expectations?

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    Shenoy, Ajay

    2015-01-01

    of Edmund S. Phelps :25. DOES SCHOOLING GIVE US RATIONALDoes Schooling Give Us Rational Expectations? Ajay Shenoy ?from four years to six. DOES SCHOOLING GIVE US RATIONAL

  11. A disposable, self-administered electrolyte test

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    Prince, Ryan, 1977-

    2003-01-01

    This thesis demonstrates the novel concept that it is possible to make a disposable, self-administered electrolyte test to be introduced to the general consumer market. Although ion specific electrodes have been used to ...

  12. Voting as a Rational Choice

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    Edlin, Aaron; Gelman, Andrew; Kaplan, Noah

    2008-01-01

    Edlin, Andrew Gelman and Noah Kaplan Rationality and SocietyAndrew Gelman, and Noah Kaplan ABSTRACT For voters with ‘AND SOCIETY 19(2) NOAH KAPLAN is an assistant professor of

  13. Wind Speed Modelling and Short-term Predic-tion using Wavelets

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    Nason, Guy

    prediction of the wind regime at a proposed wind farm site. Suppose a small amount of wind speed data hasWind Speed Modelling and Short-term Predic- tion using Wavelets Katherine Hunt and Guy P Nason@bristol.ac.uk Abstract The mathematical method of wavelets is explained and used to predict wind condi- tions using short

  14. tions promoting the growth and de-velopment offish, the effects of the reg-

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    percent export tax on all shipments from 18 November 1974. At a meeting held in Tokyo on De- cember 12 and was not extended. Publications RUSSIA AND NORWAY INITIAL FISH PACT An agreement on bilateral coopera- tion between

  15. IN VESTIGATION OFN ON CON VEN TION HALL THRUSTER Raitse N.J. Fisch

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    PARAMETRIC IN VESTIGATION OFN ON ­CON VEN TION HALL THRUSTER Raitse N.J. Fisch Prince ton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Prince ton Unive rsity 451, Prince 08543 ABSTRACT Hall thru te r might be tte cale

  16. Invariant curves and semiconjugacies of rational functions

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    2013-03-14

    Mar 14, 2013 ... complete classification of triples of rational functions that satisfy (1). How- ever, it is hard to obtain from this classification a description of triples ...

  17. Toward a normative theory of rationality 

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    Stovall, Preston John

    2009-05-15

    This project offers an articulation of rationality in terms of normativity—that what it means to be acting rationally, in thought or in deed, can be understood via a notion of being bound or obliged to certain behaviors given a prior structure...

  18. DRAFT - DOE O 333.1, Administering Work Force Discipline

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    To provide requirements and responsibilities for administering workforce discipline that includes disciplinary, adverse, and alternative corrective actions in the Department of Energy (DOE).

  19. Calorimetric investigations on thermoregula-tion and growth of wax moth larvae (Galleria

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Calorimetric investigations on thermoregula- tion and growth of wax moth larvae (Galleria mellonella) The larvae of the wax moth Galleria mellonella are living in honeybee colonies where they feed on wax, honey, pollen and other organic matter. Mass-invasions of larvae can occur in weak bee colonies

  20. HANDLING," PACKAGING," TRANSPORTA-TION AND STORAGE OF ALSEP ARRAY E

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    HANDLING," PACKAGING," TRANSPORTA- TION AND STORAGE OF ALSEP ARRAY E FLIGHT HARDWARE AND SUPPORT related to preservation, packaging, handling, storing and shipping· Prepared by: {JJ. ../. -~, W. J. Lavin, Packaging, Transportation and Storage of ALSEP Array E Flight Hardware and Support Equipment TABLE

  1. SIMULATION OF THE EFFECT OF WIND SPEEDUP IN THE FORMA-TION OF TRANSVERSE DUNE FIELDS

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    Carretero, Ricardo

    SIMULATION OF THE EFFECT OF WIND SPEEDUP IN THE FORMA- TION OF TRANSVERSE DUNE FIELDS HIROSHI 21 February 2000; Accepted 25 February 2000 ABSTRACT A computer simulation model for transverse-dune distinct problems were found regarding the cross-sectional dune shape, namely

  2. LnsrWrsrERN&snnrn Submit completed, signed Supplier Inform&tion Form tF

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    Yang, Sichun

    LnsrWrsrERN&snnrn ; i i t.\\l.r' Submit completed, signed Supplier Inform&tion Form tF Email son Care Tam I 0620 Cedar Avnue Cleveland. OH 44106-4909 SupplierInformation Form be retumed foi @mplelion. Ftr businGses: Must be completed and signed by a desigmted company represiltative. Supplier

  3. Rational Catalyst Design Applied to Development of Advanced Oxidation...

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

    Rational Catalyst Design Applied to Development of Advanced Oxidation Catalysts for Diesel Emission Control Rational Catalyst Design Applied to Development of Advanced Oxidation...

  4. Noninvasive Imaging of Administered Progenitor Cells

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    Steven R Bergmann, M.D., Ph.D.

    2012-12-03

    The objective of this research grant was to develop an approach for labeling progenitor cells, specifically those that we had identified as being able to replace ischemic heart cells, so that the distribution could be followed non-invasively. In addition, the research was aimed at determining whether administration of progenitor cells resulted in improved myocardial perfusion and function. The efficiency and toxicity of radiolabeling of progenitor cells was to be evaluated. For the proposed clinical protocol, subjects with end-stage ischemic coronary artery disease were to undergo a screening cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) scan using N-13 ammonia to delineate myocardial perfusion and function. If they qualified based on their PET scan, they would undergo an in-hospital protocol whereby CD34+ cells were stimulated by the administration of granulocytes-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF). CD34+ cells would then be isolated by apharesis, and labeled with indium-111 oxine. Cells were to be re-infused and subjects were to undergo single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scanning to evaluate uptake and distribution of labeled progenitor cells. Three months after administration of progenitor cells, a cardiac PET scan was to be repeated to evaluate changes in myocardial perfusion and/or function. Indium oxine is a radiopharmaceutical for labeling of autologous lymphocytes. Indium-111 (In-111) decays by electron capture with a t{sub ½} of 67.2 hours (2.8 days). Indium forms a saturated complex that is neutral, lipid soluble, and permeates the cell membrane. Within the cell, the indium-oxyquinolone complex labels via indium intracellular chelation. Following leukocyte labeling, ~77% of the In-111 is incorporated in the cell pellet. The presence of red cells and /or plasma reduces the labeling efficacy. Therefore, the product needed to be washed to eliminate plasma proteins. This repeated washing can damage cells. The CD34 selected product was a 90-99% pure population of leukocytes. Viability was assessed using Trypan blue histological analysis. We successfully isolated and labeled ~25-30 x 10{sup 7} CD34+ lymphocytes in cytokine mobilized progenitor cell apharesis harvests. Cells were also subjected to a stat gram stain to look for bacterial contamination, stat endotoxin LAL to look for endotoxin contamination, flow cytometry for evaluation of the purity of the cells and 14-day sterility culture. Colony forming assays confirm the capacity of these cells to proliferate and function ex-vivo with CFU-GM values of 26 colonies/ 1 x 10{sup 4} cells plated and 97% viability in cytokine augmented methylcellulose at 10-14 days in CO{sub 2} incubation. We developed a closed-processing system for the product labeling prior to infusion to maintain autologous cell integrity and sterility. Release criteria for the labeled product were documented for viability, cell count and differential, and measured radiolabel. We were successful in labeling the cells with up to 500 uCi/10{sup 8} cells, with viability of >98%. However, due to delays in getting the protocol approved by the FDA, the cells were not infused in humans in this location (although we did successfully use CD34+ cells in humans in a study in Australia). The approach developed should permit labeling of progenitor cells that can be administered to human subjects for tracking. The labeling approach should be useful for all progenitor cell types, although this would need to be verified since different cell lines may have differential radiosensitivity.

  5. Plan Benefits Administered by Delta Dental of New Mexico

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    New Mexico, University of

    Plan Benefits Administered by Delta Dental of New Mexico Dental Benefits Handbook Frm 108 Updated as of January 2009 #12;Delta Dental of New Mexico Frm 108 ­ 01/09 Welcome to the growing number of people who receive dental coverage administered by Delta Dental of New Mexico. This Dental Benefit Handbook, along

  6. 1 1999 Rational Software Corporation The View from the Front

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    Demurjian, Steven A.

    1 ©1999 Rational Software Corporation 3/7/99 R UML The View from the Front James Rumbaugh 9 March 1999 Rational Software Corporation #12; 2 ©1999 Rational Software Corporation 3/7/99 R Evolution Start 1/95 UML 1.3 RTF report 4/99 OMG feedback #12; 3 ©1999 Rational Software Corporation 3/7/99 R UML

  7. Findings from Survey Administered to Weatherization Training Centers

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    Conlon, Brian; Tonn, Bruce Edward

    2015-03-01

    This report summarizes results of a survey administered to directors of weatherization training centers that receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. The survey presents results related to questions on training offered and future plans.

  8. Requirements for Using and Administering Cost-plus-award-fee...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) required the following in using and administering a cost-plus-award-fee contract: 1. neither a firm-fixed-price nor a fixed-priced incentive...

  9. Patents and the rationing of technology 

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    Shughart, William Franklin

    1970-01-01

    PATENTS AND THF. RATIONING OP TECHNOLOGY A Thesis by 7'IILLIAIlI PEAN KLIK SHUGHART, II Submitted to the Gradua ke Col7 es e of Texas AP;7~7 University in Par kial fulfillment of' the requirement for thc degree of 17AS PER OF SC IENCE... December 1970 Ma, jor Sub, ject: Economics 4 M o 0 III Nl m 0 PATENTS AND THE RATIONING OF TECHNOLOGY A Thesis by WILLIAM FRANKLIN SHUGHARTy II Approved as to style and content bye Chairman of Committee ead of Departmen Member Member...

  10. EXCEPTIONAL COVERS AND BIJECTIONS ON RATIONAL POINTS

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    Fried, Michael

    EXCEPTIONAL COVERS AND BIJECTIONS ON RATIONAL POINTS ROBERT M. GURALNICK, THOMAS J. TUCKER proved by Davenport and Lewis [DL], Mac- Cluer [Mac], Williams [Wi], Cohen [Co], and Fried [Fr, Fr3, FGS was partially supported by NSF grant DMS-0140578. 1 #12;2 ROBERT M. GURALNICK, THOMAS J. TUCKER, AND MICHAEL E

  11. EXCEPTIONAL COVERS AND BIJECTIONS ON RATIONAL POINTS

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    Zieve, Michael E.

    EXCEPTIONAL COVERS AND BIJECTIONS ON RATIONAL POINTS ROBERT M. GURALNICK, THOMAS J. TUCKER cases and weaker versions were previously proved by Davenport and Lewis [DL], Mac- Cluer [Mac], Williams was partially supported by NSF grant DMS-0140578. 1 #12;2 ROBERT M. GURALNICK, THOMAS J. TUCKER, AND MICHAEL E

  12. Rationalizing PAMELA A. SILVER & JEFFREY C. WAY

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    Arnold, Frances H.

    - logical systems are fundamentally modular. The gene was originally defined as the basic biological unit),whichstimulateproteinproduction.The dream of the rational designer is to understand these modular parts in sufficient detail to be able to assemble them logically, much as an engineer would build a machine for a certain purpose. There are already

  13. Rational Design of Zinc Phosphide Heterojunction Photovoltaics

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    Winfree, Erik

    Rational Design of Zinc Phosphide Heterojunction Photovoltaics Thesis by Jeffrey Paul Bosco would meet me with the same energy and enthusiasm regarding the topic of zinc phosphide photovoltaics to the field of earth-abundant photovoltaics has been indispensable to my work. Greg also made a great mentor

  14. tions (Fig. 4). The layer thicknesses observed (a 0.90 m for the 400-m fibers; a

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    Romanowicz, Barbara

    of the fiber cools and contracts well below the glass transition of As2Se3. This materials combina- tion: Molding the Flow of Light (Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ, 1995). 14. A. K. Varshneya, Fundamentals

  15. MATRIX RATIONAL INTERPOLATION WITH POLES AS INTERPOLATION POINTS

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    Labahn, George

    MATRIX RATIONAL INTERPOLATION WITH POLES AS INTERPOLATION POINTS M. VAN BAREL Department, we show the equivalence between matrix rational interpolation problems with poles as interpolation points and no-pole problems. This equivalence provides an effective method for computing matrix rational

  16. RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Intratracheally administered titanium dioxide or

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    Boyer, Edmond

    RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Intratracheally administered titanium dioxide or carbon black,2,5,6* Abstract Background: Titanium dioxide (TiO2) and carbon black (CB) nanoparticles (NPs) have biological a particle's size to the nanometric dimension can greatly modify its properties for applications

  17. China rationalizes its renewable energy policy

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    Su, Jack H.; Hui, Simone S.; Tsen, Kevin H.

    2010-04-15

    China's over-reliance on thermal power generation, especially coal-fired power stations, is well-documented. While nuclear power continues as an option to coal, China's strides in renewable energy are unprecedented. Recent amendments to the Renewable Energy Law, first promulgated in 2006, attempt to rationalize the regulatory regime governing wind, solar, hydropower and biomass projects in China, currently fraught with inadequate interconnection and tariff shock issues. (author)

  18. Revisiting the Rationality of Reincarnation-Talk

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    Barua, Ankur

    2015-08-03

    in that they are said to be simply an extension to the spiritual planes of the natural causation that scientists accept in their dealings with physical reality.46 Just as the Newtonian law of gravitational attraction applies objectively to all natural entities, we may... in the formation and the regulation of beliefs. Minimally, individuals are rational when they do not violate certain logical principles (primarily the ‘law’ of non- contradiction) and try to fulfill their epistemic responsibilities to seek truth, while maximally...

  19. Automatic Sets of Rational Numbers Eric Rowland

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    Rowland, Eric

    Automatic Sets of Rational Numbers Eric Rowland Universit´e de Li`ege D´epartement de Math Abstract The notion of a k-automatic set of integers is well-studied. We develop a new notion -- the k-automatic recall a well-studied concept, that of k-automatic set (see, e.g., [8, 9, 2]): Definition 1. We say

  20. Automatic Sets of Rational Numbers Eric Rowland

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    Rowland, Eric

    Automatic Sets of Rational Numbers Eric Rowland Universitâ??e de Liâ??ege Dâ??epartement de Math Abstract The notion of a k­automatic set of integers is well­studied. We develop a new notion --- the k­automatic, as follows: [L] k = {[w] k : w # L}. (2) We now recall a well­studied concept, that of k­automatic set (see

  1. Skyrmion Vibration Modes within the Rational Map Ansatz

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    W. T. Lin; B. Piette

    2008-04-30

    We study the vibration modes of the Skyrme model within the rational map ansatz. We show that the vibrations of the radial profiles and the rational maps are decoupled and we consider explicitly the case B=1, B=2 and B=4. We then compare our results with the vibration modes obtained numerically by Barnes et al. and show that qualitatively the rational map reproduces the vibration modes obtained numerically but that the vibration frequencies of these modes do not match very well.

  2. Computing Rational Solutions of Linear Matrix Inequalities Qingdong Guo

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    Safey El Din, Mohab

    Computing Rational Solutions of Linear Matrix Inequalities Qingdong Guo Key Laboratory Institut Universitaire de France Mohab.Safey@lip6.fr Lihong Zhi Key Laboratory of Mathematics Mechanization

  3. Administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access

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    Blocksome, Michael A; Miller, Douglas R

    2014-03-18

    Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access that include: initiating, by an origin application messaging module on an origin compute node, one or more data transfers to a target compute node for the epoch; initiating, by the origin application messaging module after initiating the data transfers, a closing stage for the epoch, including rejecting any new data transfers after initiating the closing stage for the epoch; determining, by the origin application messaging module, whether the data transfers have completed; and closing, by the origin application messaging module, the epoch if the data transfers have completed.

  4. Administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access

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    Blocksome, Michael A; Miller, Douglas R

    2012-10-23

    Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access that include: initiating, by an origin application messaging module on an origin compute node, one or more data transfers to a target compute node for the epoch; initiating, by the origin application messaging module after initiating the data transfers, a closing stage for the epoch, including rejecting any new data transfers after initiating the closing stage for the epoch; determining, by the origin application messaging module, whether the data transfers have completed; and closing, by the origin application messaging module, the epoch if the data transfers have completed.

  5. Administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access

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    Blocksome, Michael A.; Miller, Douglas R.

    2013-01-01

    Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for administering an epoch initiated for remote memory access that include: initiating, by an origin application messaging module on an origin compute node, one or more data transfers to a target compute node for the epoch; initiating, by the origin application messaging module after initiating the data transfers, a closing stage for the epoch, including rejecting any new data transfers after initiating the closing stage for the epoch; determining, by the origin application messaging module, whether the data transfers have completed; and closing, by the origin application messaging module, the epoch if the data transfers have completed.

  6. A tiltable microplatform for adaptive artificial vision applica-tions has been demonstrated that utilizes special bent-beam electro-

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    Nguyen, Clark T.-C.

    1 of 4 ABSTRACT A tiltable microplatform for adaptive artificial vision applica- tions has been, artificial vision, tilt angle, low voltage I. INTRODUCTION In the wake of rapid advancements in optical MEMS application, for which this work is specifi- cally targeted, is the adaptive artificial vision system depicted

  7. In 1963,two publications appeared that focused atten-tion on the adhesive mechanisms that contribute to

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    Ikura, Mitsuhiko

    REVIEWS In 1963,two publications appeared that focused atten- tion on the adhesive mechanisms.Malcolm Steinberg laid the groundwork for the`differential adhesion hypothe- sis', suggesting that the segregation or quantitative differences in cell adhesion1 . Roger Sperry proposed the`chemoaffinity hypothesis', which holds

  8. Lilly, J. M. (2011). Modulated oscillations in three dimensions. IEEE Transac-tions on Signal Processing, 59 (12), 59305943.

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    Lilly, Jonathan

    2011-01-01

    ://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/rights/ rights_policies.html. #12;5930 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING, VOL. 59, NO. 12, DECEMBER 2011Lilly, J. M. (2011). Modulated oscillations in three dimensions. IEEE Transac- tions on Signal Processing, 59 (12), 5930­5943. c 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission

  9. Du dmon blond Jesus Price, les rfrences religieuses abondent lorsqu'il est ques-tion du Canadien de Montral.

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    Charette, André

    Du «démon blond» à «Jesus Price», les références religieuses abondent lorsqu'il est ques- tion du Canadien de Montréal. Du culte de la sainte Flanelle à celui de «Jesus Price» en passant par les fantômes». «Jésus Price» est parfois le «sauveur» de l'équipe, alors qu'à d'autres moments il vit un «cal- vaire» et

  10. Does rationality consist in responding correctly to reasons? John Broome

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    Fitelson, Branden

    Does rationality consist in responding correctly to reasons? John Broome Journal of Moral form. What does it mean to say that rationality consists in responding correctly to reasons? Partly does not call for a response from you. Your punishment is the responsibility of the authorities

  11. The credit economy and the economic rationality of science

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    Spirtes, Peter

    The credit economy and the economic rationality of science Kevin J.S. Zollman Carnegie Mellon University Rational Choice and Philosophy Conference May 17, 2014 #12;Kevin J.S. Zollman Credit Economy.S. Zollman Credit Economy Arational choices? How much time should I dedicate to science? What experiments

  12. ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND EVOLUTION: BEYOND LANDSCAPES AND BOUNDED RATIONALITY*

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    Longo, Giuseppe

    ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND EVOLUTION: BEYOND LANDSCAPES AND BOUNDED RATIONALITY* TEPPO FELIN://www.di.ens.fr/users/longo/ * In Strat. Entrepreneurship Journal, 8, issue 4: 269­282 (2014). #12;ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND EVOLUTION: BEYOND LANDSCAPES AND BOUNDED RATIONALITY ABSTRACT The nature of economic opportunity has recently

  13. Administering truncated receive functions in a parallel messaging interface

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    Archer, Charles J; Blocksome, Michael A; Ratterman, Joseph D; Smith, Brian E

    2014-12-09

    Administering truncated receive functions in a parallel messaging interface (`PMI`) of a parallel computer comprising a plurality of compute nodes coupled for data communications through the PMI and through a data communications network, including: sending, through the PMI on a source compute node, a quantity of data from the source compute node to a destination compute node; specifying, by an application on the destination compute node, a portion of the quantity of data to be received by the application on the destination compute node and a portion of the quantity of data to be discarded; receiving, by the PMI on the destination compute node, all of the quantity of data; providing, by the PMI on the destination compute node to the application on the destination compute node, only the portion of the quantity of data to be received by the application; and discarding, by the PMI on the destination compute node, the portion of the quantity of data to be discarded.

  14. Rational singularities with applications to algebraic surfaces and ...

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    Joseph Lipman

    2003-07-08

    to the behaviour of exceptional curves on the resulting regular surface. .... We recall the definition of rational singularity (c£ [4]): Definition (I. 1). A normal ..... surfaces over an algebraically closed ground field of characteristic zero. ..... Page 14 ...

  15. A Complete Microfluidic Screening Platform for Rational Protein Crystallization

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    Hansen, Carl L.

    A Complete Microfluidic Screening Platform for Rational Protein Crystallization Billy T. C. Lau integration, and low reagent consumption, microfluidic devices have emerged as viable technologies for protein crystallization. Current microfluidic crystallization technologies have focused on two separate strategies: one

  16. On Decomposition of Tame Polynomials and Rational Functions

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    Gutierrez, Jaime

    On Decomposition of Tame Polynomials and Rational Functions Jaime Gutierrez1 , David Sevilla2 1 Faculty of Sciences, University of Cantabria, Santander E­39071, Spain jaime.gutierrez@unican.es 2 Dpt

  17. The Complexity of Rationalizing Network Formation Shankar Kalyanaraman

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    Umans, Chris

    and the Inequality-SAT (I-SAT) problem. Finally and most significantly, we prove that an approximation version. Keywords-network formation games, rationalization, Jackson- Wolinsky model, Inequality-SAT, hardness

  18. Diagonals of rational functions and selected differential Galois groups

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    A. Bostan; S. Boukraa; J-M. Maillard; J-A. Weil

    2015-10-14

    We recall that diagonals of rational functions naturally occur in lattice statistical mechanics and enumerative combinatorics. In all the examples emerging from physics, the minimal linear differential operators annihilating these diagonals of rational functions have been shown to actually possess orthogonal or symplectic differential Galois groups. In order to understand the emergence of such orthogonal or symplectic groups, we analyze exhaustively three sets of diagonals of rational functions, corresponding respectively to rational functions of three variables, four variables and six variables. We impose the constraints that the degree of the denominators in each variable is at most one, and the coefficients of the monomials are 0 or $ \\pm 1$, so that the analysis can be exhaustive. We find the minimal linear differential operators annihilating the diagonals of these rational functions of three, four, five and six variables. We find that, even for these sets of examples which, at first sight, have no relation with physics, their differential Galois groups are always orthogonal or symplectic groups. We discuss the conditions on the rational functions such that the operators annihilating their diagonals do not correspond to orthogonal or symplectic differential Galois groups, but rather to generic special linear groups.

  19. Campus Sustainability Planetary Health Ecological Design Social and Environmental Enterprise Incuba-tion EcoVillages Sustainable Food Systems Ecoliteracy Solutions Journal Campus Systems Model Energy

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    Hayden, Nancy J.

    Villages Sustainable Food Systems Ecoliteracy Solutions Journal Campus Systems Model Energy Conservation, Efficiency1 Campus Sustainability Planetary Health Ecological Design Social and Environmental Enterprise Incuba- tion EcoVillages Sustainable Food Systems Ecoliteracy Solutions Journal Campus Systems Model

  20. CUSSSFIC4TION CMUXLLq

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  1. 1 INTRODUCTION Rational and reliable seismic design theories and

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    Spencer Jr., Billie F.

    to the seismic design of dams to be constructed and the assessment of earthquake safety of existing dams. Many is not almost considered in the seismic design of dams to be constructed and the assessment of earthquake safety1 INTRODUCTION Rational and reliable seismic design theories and analytical methods are substantial

  2. Architecture Rationalization: A Methodology for Architecture Verifiability, Traceability and Completeness

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    Han, Jun

    Architecture Rationalization: A Methodology for Architecture Verifiability, Traceability and Completeness Antony Tang Jun Han Faculty of ICT, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia E-mail: {atang, jhan}@it.swin.edu.au Abstract Architecture modeling is practiced extensively in the software

  3. THE ENACTMENT-EXTERNALIZATION DIALECTIC: RATIONALIZATION AND THE PERSISTENCE OF

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    Leonardi, Paul

    what "good engineers" do, and they sought to justify those practices as rational. This externalization aimed at helping newcomers to learn the norms of a partic- ular culture. For this reason, most research a "good doctor." The re- searchers pointed out that in many cases, students' notions about natural, normal

  4. THE RATIONAL COHOMOLOGY OF A p-LOCAL COMPACT GROUP

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    Oliver, Bob

    . Classifying space, p-completion, p-local compact group* *s, fusion. C. Broto is partially supported THE RATIONAL COHOMOLOGY OF A p-LOCAL COMPACT GROUP* *aces of compact Lie groups and p-compact groups, and generalises the earlier concept* * of p

  5. Automatic congruences for diagonals of rational functions Eric Rowland

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    Rowland, Eric

    Automatic congruences for diagonals of rational functions Eric Rowland Universit´e du Qu´ebec `a ryassawi@trentu.ca April 23, 2014 Abstract In this paper we use the framework of automatic sequences gives completely automatic proofs of known results, establishes a number of new theorems for well

  6. Automatic congruences for diagonals of rational functions Eric Rowland

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    Rowland, Eric

    Automatic congruences for diagonals of rational functions Eric Rowland Universitâ??e du Quâ??ebec â??a ryassawi@trentu.ca April 23, 2014 Abstract In this paper we use the framework of automatic sequences gives completely automatic proofs of known results, establishes a number of new theorems for well

  7. MATHEMATICAE Combinatorics of dense subsets of the rationals

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    Hrusak, Michael

    and phrases: rational numbers, nowhere dense ideal, distributivity of Bool- ean algebras, cardinal invariants them with their analogues in the well studied Boolean algebra P()/fin. We show that pQ = p, t known Boolean algebra P()/fin. The separative quotient of (Dense(Q), ) with added least ele- ment

  8. Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein MOURTADA

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    Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein MOURTADA September 30, 2012 Abstract We prove that for m N, m big enough, the number of irreducble components of the schemes of m-jets centered of the jet schemes of an E6 singularity to its "minimal" embedded resolutions of singularities. 1

  9. Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein Mourtada

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    Bodin, Arnaud

    Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein Mourtada Abstract. We prove that for m N, m big enough, the number of irreducible compo- nents of the schemes of m-jets centered at a point on the minimal reso- lution of the singularity. We also relate some irreducible components of the jet schemes

  10. Secure Second Price Auctions with a Rational Auctioneer

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Secure Second Price Auctions with a Rational Auctioneer Boaz Catane and Amir Herzberg Department novel security requirements for second price auctions and a simple, efficient and practical pro- tocol not fit properly in the second price auctions context. Additionally, the pre- sented protocol uses

  11. The rational child : theories and evidence in prediction, exploration, and explanation

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    Bonawitz, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Robbin)

    2009-01-01

    In this thesis, rational Bayesian models and the Theory-theory are bridged to explore ways in which children can be described as Bayesian scientists. I investigate what it means for children to take a rational approach to ...

  12. Molecular Structures and Energetics of the (TiO?)n (n = 1-4) Clusters and Their Anions

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    Li, Shenggang; Dixon, David A.

    2008-07-24

    The research described in this product was performed in part in the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, a national scientific user facility sponsored by the Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research and located at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The (TiO?)n clusters and their anions for n ) 1-4 have been studied with coupled cluster theory [CCSD(T)] and density functional theory (DFT). For n > 1, numerous conformations are located for both the neutral and anionic clusters, and their relative energies are calculated at both the DFT and CCSD(T) levels. The CCSD(T) energies are extrapolated to the complete basis set limit for the monomer and dimer and calculated up to the triple-? level for the trimer and tetramer. The adiabatic and vertical electron detachment energies of the anionic clusters to the ground and first excited states of the neutral clusters are calculated at both levels and compared with the experimental results. The comparison allows for the definitive assignment of the groundstate structures of the anionic clusters. Anions of the dimer and tetramer are found to have very closely lying conformations within 2 kcal/mol at the CCSD(T) level, whereas that of the trimer does not. In addition, accurate clustering energies and heats of formation are calculated for the neutral clusters and compared with the available experimental data. Estimates of the titanium-oxygen bond energies show that they are stronger than the group VIB transition metal-oxygen bonds except for tungsten. The atomization energies of these clusters display much stronger basis set dependence than the clustering energies. This allows the calculation of more accurate heats of formation for larger clusters on the basis of calculated clustering energies.

  13. Ibuprofen Administered Pre- or Post- Simulated Resistance Exercise Training Does Not Diminsh Gains in Bone Formation or Bone Mass 

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    Cunningham, David

    2012-02-14

    Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been shown to suppress bone formation when administered before, but not if administered after, an acute bout of mechanical load in rats. The NSAID ibuprofen inhibits ...

  14. Rational synthesis of heterostructured nanoparticles with morphology control.

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    Wang, C.; Tian, W.; Ding, Y.; Ma, Y.-Q.; Wang, Z. L.; Markovic, N.; Stamenkovic, V.; Daimon, H.; Sun, S.; Materials Science Division; Brown Univ.; Nanjing Univ.; Georgia Inst. of Tech.; Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

    2010-01-01

    Rational synthesis of Pt-Au{sub n} nanoparticles (NPs) has been achieved by overgrowing Au on Pt with n, the number of Pt-Au heterojunctions in each particle, controlled from 1 to 4, and the corresponding NPs in pear-, peanut-, or clover-like morphology. Monte Carlo simulation reveals that the morphology control can be correlated to a thermodynamic equilibrium of the Au coherence energy, the overall particle surface energy, and the heterogeneous Pt-Au interfacial energy in the composite system, which is manipulated by the seeding particle size and solvent polarity. The developed synthetic strategy together with the provided fundamental understanding of heterogeneous nucleation and heterostructure growth could have great potential toward the rational synthesis of composite nanomaterials with morphology control for advanced catalytic and other functional applications.

  15. On irrationality and transcendency of infinite sums of rational numbers

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    Tijdeman, Robert

    On irrationality and transcendency of infinite sums of rational numbers R. Tijdeman Abstract the irrationality and transcendency of sums n=1 nf(n) where Q, f(x) Q(x) such that f(n) is defined for all(n) where P(x), Q(x) Z[x]. We give conditions under which such a sum is irrational and under which

  16. Towards an InTerdIscIplInary approach To nexT-GeneraTIon BIofuels EnvironmEntal, tEchno-Economic, and GovErnancE

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    Iglesia, Enrique

    Towards an InTerdIscIplInary approach To nexT-GeneraTIon BIofuels EnvironmEntal, t. 2010. The Ecological Impact of Biofuels. Pages 351-377 in D. J. Futuyma, H. B. Shafer, and D. Huffer, S., Roche, C.M., Blanch, H.W., and Clark, D.S. (2012). Escherichia coli for biofuel production

  17. 10.1177/0270467603256088ARTICLEBULLETIN OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY / August 2003Kulkarni / CLIMATE CHANGE TREATY NEGOTIA-TIONS A Southern Critique of the Globalist

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    Delaware, University of

    / CLIMATE CHANGE TREATY NEGOTIA-TIONS A Southern Critique of the Globalist Assumptions About Technology equitable solutions for develop- ing countries. Keywords: Kyoto Protocol, climate change, technology (United Nations, 1997). Technology Transfer in Global Climate Change Policy To make the GHG abatement

  18. Composition and Productive Energy of Poultry Feeds and Rations

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1946-01-01

    C. H. BIcDOWELL, Acting Director College Station. Texas RITI,I,ETIN NO. 878 FEBRUARY, 1916 ' * 2 ,-: !'. ,-;Y A. & 1% CviLiuc OF TEXAS COMPOSITION ,4ND PRODUCTIVE ENERGY OF POULTRY FEEDS AND RATIONS Ci. S. FRAPS Division of Chemislry 1... AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS GIBB GILCHRIST, President [Blank Page in Original Bulletin] The productive energy values of a number of poultry feeds hare heen measured by means of the gains of protein and fat in grow- ing chickens...

  19. Dried Citrus Pulp in Beef Cattle Fattening Rations

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    Jones, J. M. (John McKInley)

    1942-01-01

    EXPERIMENT STATION A. B. CONNER, DIRECTOR College Station, Texas BULLETIS NO. 613 JULY 1949 DRIED CITRUS PULP IN BEEF CATTLE FATTENING RATIONS J. H. JONES, R. A. HALL E. 31. NEAL, J. H. JONES Division of Range Animal Husbandry AGRICULTrRAL ,QND... MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS T. 0. WALTON, President I rr+y-.-' -d - ." bg[j~~;Eura1 fJ,' , . ,* ,.. - '" re: SRt3$~;-P~~s" '+;+ [Blank Page in Original Bulletin] When dried citrus plp was fed to replace 25 percent of the daily al- lowance of ear...

  20. The InsTITuTes aT norThwesTern MedIcIne InnovaTIon engInes

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    Chisholm, Rex L.

    The InsTITuTes aT norThwesTern MedIcIne InnovaTIon engInes aT norThwesTern MedIcIne InvoMedIcIne #12;The InsTITuTes aT norThwesTern MedIcIne Improvement means doing the same thing better. Innovation involves doing it in an entirely different manner. Innovative solutions are the result of new ideas

  1. Overcoming Hydrocarbon Inhibition on Pd-based Diesel Oxidation Catalysts with Rational Catalyst Design Approach

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    Discusses results of a project focused on overcoming hydrocarbon inhibition on Pd-based diesel oxidation catalysts by using a rational catalyst design approach.

  2. Rational Design, Synthesis, Purification, and Activation of Metal-Organic Framework

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    these unusual properties in applica- tions such as hydrogen and methane storage, chemical separa- tions, and selective chemical catalysis. In principle, one of the most attractive features of MOFs is the simplicity separation of desired MOFs from crystalline and amorphous contaminants cogenerated during synthesis based

  3. Identification of Rational Functions using two-degree-of-freedom model by forced vibration method

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    McCalley, James D.

    Identification of Rational Functions using two-degree-of-freedom model by forced vibration method Functions Self-excited forces Two-degree-of-freedom model Forced vibration method Streamlined section model the Rational Functions from wind tunnel section model tests in free vibration. To overcome the limitations

  4. CHARACTERIZING INTEGERS AMONG RATIONAL NUMBERS WITH A UNIVERSAL-EXISTENTIAL FORMULA

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    Poonen, Bjorn

    CHARACTERIZING INTEGERS AMONG RATIONAL NUMBERS WITH A UNIVERSAL-EXISTENTIAL FORMULA BJORN POONEN Abstract. We prove that Z in definable in Q by a formula with 2 universal quantifiers followed by 7-morphisms, whether there exists one that is surjective on rational points. We also give a formula, again

  5. A RATIONAL DESIGN OF A DIGITAL SHEARLET TRANSFORM David L. Donoho1

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    Kutyniok, Gitta

    A RATIONAL DESIGN OF A DIGITAL SHEARLET TRANSFORM David L. Donoho1 , Gitta Kutyniok2 , Morteza digital shearlet transform. This software package called ShearLab is also rationally designed by provid to wavelets. In this paper, we will make the notion of a digital shearlet transform precise. We will accompany

  6. Rational design spectra for structural reliability assessment using the response spectrum method

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    Baker, Jack W.

    Rational design spectra for structural reliability assessment using the response spectrum method" associated with a structural reliability assessment is a rational choice for a design spectrum. When structural response from any of the spectra for design checks. This observation is used to justify the CMS

  7. Barycentric rational interpolation with no poles and high rates of approximation

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    Hormann, Kai

    Barycentric rational interpolation with no poles and high rates of approximation Michael S. Floater to control the occurrence of poles. In this paper we propose and study a family of barycentric rational inter- polants that have no real poles and arbitrarily high approximation orders on any real interval, regardless

  8. Rationalism and romanticism: a study of Kant's 'Religion within the limits of reason alone' and Schleiermacher's 'Speeches on religion' 

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    Oman, John Wood

    1904-01-01

    Rationalism and romanticism : a study of Kant's "Religion within the limits of reason alone" and Schleiermacher's "Speeches on religion

  9. Effects of administering a selected ergogenic aid prior to strenuous activity 

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    Lambert, Jacqueline

    1973-01-01

    to the stated problem, the follow1ng sub-problems were considered: I) to determine the effects of St1m-0-Stam on resting, exercise, and recovery systolic and diastolic blood pressure, 2) to determine the effects of Stim-0-Stam 'on resting, exercise... on each and at the culmination of the exercise bout. Recovery measures of : heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen intake were then determined I ' for five minutes following the exercise bout. During Test One, no , treatment was administered. During...

  10. CEE now offers a Minor in Environmental Engineering Administered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the minor in

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    Eustice, Ryan

    with a basic background in the tools environmental engineers use to assess environmental impacts, model CEE now offers a Minor in Environmental Engineering Administered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the minor in Environmental Engineering provides students

  11. Rational, combinatorial, and genomic approaches for engineering L-tyrosine production in Escherichia coli

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    Santos, Christine Nicole S.

    Although microbial metabolic engineering has traditionally relied on rational and knowledge-driven techniques, significant improvements in strain performance can be further obtained through the use of combinatorial approaches ...

  12. Can Problem Solving Affect the Understanding of Rational Numbers in the Middle School Setting? 

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    Meredith, Krystal B.

    2010-07-14

    In this study, problem solving provided deeper meaning and understanding through the implementation of a structured problem solving strategy with the teaching of rational numbers. This action-research study was designed as a quasi-experimental model...

  13. COMPARISON OF FAT SOURCES ON DIGESTION AND RUMINAL BIOHYDROGENATION IN CATTLE CONSUMING A FEEDLOT RATION 

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    Baber, Jessica

    2014-01-15

    supplemental fats (animal fat, VOP, interphase and phos) on digestion and biohydrogenation of the ration, the fatty acid profile reaching the duodenum, and on the profile of absorbed fatty acids. Four ruminally and duodenally cannulated Angus steers were used...

  14. U-154: IBM Rational ClearQuest ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow...

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    IBM Rational ClearQuest ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability PLATFORM: Versions 7.1.1 through 7.1.2.5, 8.0, and 8.0.0.1. ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in IBM...

  15. From rational numbers to algebra: Separable contributions of decimal magnitude and relational understanding of fractions

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    DeWolf, M; Bassok, M; Holyoak, KJ

    2015-01-01

    From rational numbers to algebra: Separable contributions ofof rei?cation: The case of algebra. Educational Studies inM. L. Blanton (Eds. ), Algebra in the early grades (pp. 95–

  16. CLASSIFICdTION CAWXL~ DAm

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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 Municipal Gas &SCE-SessionsSouth DakotaRobbins and Myers Co -VANaval ,, *' ; .BETHLEHEM$f 2c

  17. Influence of protein level in ration on yield, composition, and susceptibility of milk to lipolysis 

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    Parker, Richard Doyle

    1976-01-01

    attributed to corresponding increases in WMT value or leucocyte levels. Milk production was not significantly affected by ration, but de- clined with advancing lactation. Of all constituents measured, only total and whey protein showed significant (P&. 01... influencing lipolysis. The susceptibility of milk to lipolysis has been attributed to numerous factors. Individ- uality of the cow, stage of lactation, stage of reproductive cycle, seasonal changes, and ration have all been implicated as factors The format...

  18. k-AUTOMATIC SETS OF RATIONAL NUMBERS ERIC ROWLAND AND JEFFREY SHALLIT

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    Rowland, Eric

    k-AUTOMATIC SETS OF RATIONAL NUMBERS ERIC ROWLAND AND JEFFREY SHALLIT Abstract. The notion of a k-automatic set of integers is well-studied. We develop a new notion -- the k-automatic set of rational numbers S N is k-automatic if there exists a regular language L k such that S = [L]k. The class of k-automatic

  19. Peanut Meal and Cottonseed Meal as Protein Supplements in Rations for Fattening Yearling Steers. 

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    Langley, B. C.; Stangel, W. L.; Marion, P. T.; Jones, J. M.; Dickson, R. E.; Jones, J. H.

    1946-01-01

    STATION R. D. LEWIS, DIRECTOR College Station, Texas I BULLETIN B OCTOBER, 1946 I 1 PEANUT MEAL AND COTTONSEED MEAL i I AS PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS IN RATIONS FOR FATTENING YEARLING STEERS . i 1 I I Texas Agricultural Experiment Station... ................................................. 14 ETIN NO. 685 OCTOBER, 1946 'EANUT MEAL AND COTTONSEED MEAL AS PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS IN RATIONS FOR FATTENING YEARLING STEERS --.. Jones, R. E. Dickson, J. R4. Jones, P. T. Marion, W. L. Stangel, and B. C. Langley Tese s iigricultural...

  20. Rational Solutions for Challenges of the New Mellennium

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    Gover, J.; Guray, P.G.

    1998-08-01

    We have reviewed ten major public problems challenging our Nation as it enters the new millennium. These are defense, healthcare costs, education, aging population, energy and environment, crime, low productivity growth services, income distribution, regulations, and infrastructure. These problems share several features. First, each is so large, if it were soIved; it would have major impact on the U.S. economy. Second, each is resident in a socioeconomic system containing non-linear feedback loops and an adaptive human element. Third, each can only be solved by our political system, yet these problems are not responsive to piecemeal problem solving, the approach traditionally used by policy makers. However, unless each problem is addressed in the context of the system in which it resides, the solution maybe worse than the problem. Our political system is immersed in reams of disconnected, unintelligible information skewed by various special interests to suggest policies favoring their particular needs. Help is needed, if rational solutions that serve public interests are to be forged for these ten probIems, The simulation and modeIing tools of physical scientists, engineers, economists, social scientists, public policy experts, and others, bolstered by the recent explosive growth in massively parallel computing power, must be blended together to synthesize models of the complex systems in which these problems are resident. These models must simulate the seemingly chaotic human element inherent in these systems and support policymakers in making informed decKlons about the future. We propose altering the policy development process by incorporating more modeling, simulation and analysis to bring about a revolution in policy making that takes advantage of the revolution in engineering emerging from simulation and modeling. While we recommend major research efforts to address each of these problems, we also observe these to be very complex, highly interdependent, multi-disciplinary problems; it will challenge the U.S. community of individual investigator researchers to make the cultural transformation necessary to address these problems in a team environment. Furthermore, models that simulate future behavior of these complex systems will not be exacq therefore, researchers must be prepared to use the modeling and simulation tools they develop to propose experiments to Congress. We recommend that ten laboratories owned by the American public be selected in an interagency competition to each manage and host a $1 billion/yertr National effort, each focused on one of these ten problems. Much of the supporting research and subsystem modeling work will be conducted at U.S. universities and at private firms with relevant expertise. Success of the Manhattan Project at the middle of the 20th century provides evidence this leadership model works.

  1. T-615: IBM Rational System Architect ActiveBar ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

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    There is a high risk security vulnerability with the ActiveBar ActiveX controls used by IBM Rational System Architect.

  2. U-007: IBM Rational AppScan Import/Load Function Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

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    Two vulnerabilities were reported in IBM Rational AppScan. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

  3. A new application methodology of the Fourier transform for rational approximation of the complex error function

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    S. M. Abrarov; B. M. Quine

    2015-11-03

    This paper presents a new approach in application of the Fourier transform to the complex error function resulting in an efficient rational approximation. Specifically, the computational test shows that with only $17$ summation terms the obtained rational approximation of the complex error function provides accuracy ${10^{ - 15}}$ over the most domain of practical importance $0 \\le x \\le 40,000$ and ${10^{ - 4}} \\le y \\le {10^2}$ required for the HITRAN-based spectroscopic applications. Since the rational approximation does not contain trigonometric or exponential functions dependent upon the input parameters $x$ and $y$, it is rapid in computation. Such an example demonstrates that the considered methodology of the Fourier transform may be advantageous in practical applications.

  4. Film and Media Major (Arts) Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Subject: Administered by the Department of Film and Media.

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    Film and Media ­ Major (Arts) ­ Bachelor of Arts (Honours) FILM-M-BAH Subject: Administered by the Department of Film and Media. Plan: Consists of 60.0 units as described below. Program: The Plan, alone to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree. 1. CORE COURSES (24.0 units) A. 6.0 units from FILM 110/6.0 or (FILM 104

  5. GLOBAL POLICY Program of Study The School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA) administers the Master of Arts in

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    Thomas, Andrew

    GLOBAL POLICY Program of Study The School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA) administers the Master of Arts in Global Policy. Core seminars define the body of knowledge and skills considered fundamental to assume a role in global public policy development and analysis. These core courses include

  6. ACADEMIC RENEWAL GUIDELINES Academic Renewal is a university policy administered to recalculate the cumulative ASU grade point average of an

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    Rhoads, James

    ACADEMIC RENEWAL GUIDELINES Academic Renewal is a university policy administered to recalculate undergraduate degree and has not previously received an academic renewal; 2. has a cumulative ASU gpa below 2 requirements for resident credit hours and gpa must be fulfilled after the academic renewal. Graduation

  7. Exploring Design Options Rationally Chris Bramwell, Bob Fields and Michael Harrison

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    Fields, Bob

    , Criteria" notation. The means of captur- ing formal specifications and the reasoning behind design satisfy criteria and how design options can be combined to answer larger design questions. 1 Introduction with the Design Space Analysis framework and the QOC (Questions, Options, Criteria) nota- tion [8]. Using QOC

  8. REFERENCES AND NOTES scheme, the Sarasota Unit, Buckingham "Forma-uplift minus exhumation. Rock uplift can be tion," the Ochopee "Member," and the Pinecrest driven by tectonic forcing or by the isostatic

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    Small, Eric

    I REFERENCES AND NOTES scheme, the Sarasota Unit, Buckingham "Forma- uplift minus exhumation. Rock uplift can be tion," the Ochopee "Member," and the Pinecrest driven by tectonic forcing uplift attributable to tectonic forcing, 3. S. M. Stanley, Geology 12, 205 (1984). Okeechobee Formation

  9. IEEE TransacTIons on UlTrasonIcs, FErroElEcTrIcs, and FrEqUEncy conTrol, vol. 61, no. 3, March 2014420 08853010 2014 IEEE

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    Witte, Russell S.

    IEEE TransacTIons on UlTrasonIcs, FErroElEcTrIcs, and FrEqUEncy conTrol, vol. 61, no. 3, March 2014420 0885­3010 © 2014 IEEE Simulation-Based Validation for Four- Dimensional Multi-Channel Ultrasound Current Source Density Imaging Zhaohui Wang, Member, IEEE, and russell s. Witte, Member, IEEE Abstract

  10. Abstract--Using a bioenergetics model, we estimated daily ration and

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    332 Abstract--Using a bioenergetics model, we estimated daily ration and seasonal prey consumption sandbar sharks (Carcharhinus plumbeus) in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, using a bioenergetics model* W. Wesley used in error analyses of the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) bioenergetics model. See text

  11. Rations for Fattening Cattle: Simple Directions for Fattening Cattle for Market in Texas. 

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    Burns, John C.

    1915-01-01

    seed meal and silage some grain, such as kafir, milo maize or feterita for feeding, a much better bal- anced ration can be formed and one w.th which it is possible to obtain heavier gains and a bet- ter finish than with only cotton seed meal anl...

  12. Bounded rationality in problem solving: Guiding search with domain-independent heuristics

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    Langley, Pat

    Bounded rationality in problem solving: Guiding search with domain-independent heuristics Pat the remarkable ability to solve complex, multi-step problems despite their limited capacity for search. We review the standard theory of problem solving, which posits that heuristic guidance makes this possible, but we also

  13. The Experience of Carbon Rationing Action Groups: Implications for a Personal Carbon

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    reductions in individuals' carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. A PCAs scheme would be a cap-and-trade system and calculating carbon footprints; whether/how emissions reductions were achieved, and what was easy and whatThe Experience of Carbon Rationing Action Groups: Implications for a Personal Carbon Allowances

  14. Compositionality in Rational Analysis: Grammar-based Induction for Concept Learning

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    Feldman, Jacob

    of the Laws of Thought (Boole, 1854), was written to "investigate the fundamen- tal laws of those operations in order to explicate the rational laws underlying thought: his principal work, An Investigation : each syntactic operation of a formal language should have a corresponding semantic operation

  15. Reducing the Risk of Rail Transport of Hazardous Materials by Route Rationalization

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    Barkan, Christopher P.L.

    Reducing the Risk of Rail Transport of Hazardous Materials by Route Rationalization Athaphon;Kawprasert & Barkan 08-2801 2 ABSTRACT Hazardous materials traffic originates and terminates at numerous different locations throughout the North American railroad network. Rerouting of this traffic, especially

  16. Rational extension and Jacobi-type X{sub m} solutions of a quantum nonlinear oscillator

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    Schulze-Halberg, Axel; Roy, Barnana

    2013-12-15

    We construct a rational extension of a recently studied nonlinear quantum oscillator model. Our extended model is shown to retain exact solvability, admitting a discrete spectrum and corresponding closed-form solutions that are expressed through Jacobi-type X{sub m} exceptional orthogonal polynomials.

  17. Utilizing interfaces: One-step forward for rational design of heterogeneous catalysts

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    Kim H. Y.

    2013-06-20

    As far as heterogeneous catalysts are a composite material, physicochemical properties of the interfaces between individual components should be extensively studied for rational design of catalysts with desired properties. Here, I will present recent computational achievements in following three heterogeneous catalysts where the interface between composing materials plays a critical role

  18. Rational design of hybrid dye-sensitized solar cells composed of double-layered photoanodes with

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    Lin, Zhiqun

    Rational design of hybrid dye-sensitized solar cells composed of double-layered photoanodes,a Bailiang Xue,b Wei Liu,c Zhiqun Lina and Yulin Deng*bc A uniquely structured dye-sensitized solar cell photoanodes have complementary roles in absorbing solar light at different wavelengths. The power conversion

  19. Gastric Evacuation and Daily Ration of Naturally Produced Age-0 Chinook Salmon in Lake Ontario

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    Kraft, Clifford E.

    Gastric Evacuation and Daily Ration of Naturally Produced Age-0 Chinook Salmon in Lake Ontario was discovered in Lake Ontario tributaries, little is known about the feeding dynamics of these fish after the nearshore region of Lake Ontario after emigrating from the Salmon River, New York, a major U.S. tributary

  20. Sergiu HART Center for the Study of Rationality; Institute of Mathematics; Department of Economics

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    Hart, Sergiu

    Sergiu HART Center for the Study of Rationality; Institute of Mathematics; Department of Economics­2­6584135 · e-mail: hart@huji.ac.il fax: +972­2­6513681 · web page: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/hart PUBLICATIONS A­391 1 #12;Sergiu Hart ­ Publications 2 --. "An Interview with Robert Aumann," Mitteilungen der Deutschen

  1. Low-Cost Truthful Multicast in Selfish and Rational Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

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    Li, Xiang-Yang

    en- joy a more flexible composition. A wireless ad hoc network is a collection of radio devices limited transmission power. One of the dis- tinctive features of wireless networks is that the signal sent1 Low-Cost Truthful Multicast in Selfish and Rational Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Weizhao Wang Xiang

  2. Rationality and the Structure of Human Memory Author(s): Christopher Cherniak

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    Cherniak, Christopher

    " of the belief set. The discussion identifies some basic constraints on the organization of knowledge can these failings be of interest to philosophy, as opposed to pedagogy, engineering, or other applied detail, and when we employ a theory of minimal, as opposed to ideal, rationality, we do obtain

  3. Measured dose rate constant from oncology patients administered 18F for positron emission tomography

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    Quinn, Brian; Holahan, Brian; Aime, Jean; Humm, John; St Germain, Jean; Dauer, Lawrence T.

    2012-10-15

    Purpose: Patient exposure rate measurements verify published patient dose rate data and characterize dose rates near 2-18-fluorodeoxyglucose ({sup 18}F-FDG) patients. A specific dose rate constant based on patient exposure rate measurements is a convenient quantity that can be applied to the desired distance, injection activity, and time postinjection to obtain an accurate calculation of cumulative external radiation dose. This study reports exposure rates measured at various locations near positron emission tomography (PET) {sup 18}F-FDG patients prior to PET scanning. These measurements are normalized for the amount of administered activity, measurement distance, and time postinjection and are compared with other published data. Methods: Exposure rates were measured using a calibrated ionization chamber at various body locations from 152 adult oncology patients postvoid after a mean uptake time of 76 min following injection with a mean activity of 490 MBq {sup 18}F-FDG. Data were obtained at nine measurement locations for each patient: three near the head, four near the chest, and two near the feet. Results: On contact with, 30 cm superior to and 30 cm lateral to the head, the mean (75th percentile) dose rates per unit injected activity at 60 min postinjection were 0.482 (0.511), 0.135 (0.155), and 0.193 (0.223) {mu}Sv/MBq h, respectively. On contact with, 30 cm anterior to, 30 cm lateral to and 1 m anterior to the chest, the mean (75th percentile) dose rates per unit injected activity at 60 min postinjection were 0.623 (0.709), 0.254 (0.283), 0.190 (0.218), and 0.067 (0.081) {mu}Sv/MBq h respectively. 30 cm inferior and 30 cm lateral to the feet, the mean (75th percentile) dose rates per unit injected activity at 60 min postinjection were 0.024 (0.022) and 0.039 (0.044) {mu}Sv/MBq h, respectively. Conclusions: The measurements for this study support the use of 0.092 {mu}Sv m{sup 2}/MBq h as a reasonable representation of the dose rate anterior from the chest of patients immediately following injection. This value can then be reliably scaled to the desired time and distance for planning and staff dose evaluation purposes. At distances closer than 1 m, a distance-specific dose rate constant of 0.367 {mu}Sv/MBq h at 30 cm is recommended for accurate calculations. An accurate patient-specific dose rate constant that accounts for patient-specific variables (e.g., distribution and attenuation) will allow an accurate evaluation of the dose rate from a patient injected with an isotope rather than simply utilizing a physical constant.

  4. [To be printed on the headed notepaper of the Administering Organisation or its Technology Transfer Group (if an independent organisation) or the Company

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    Rambaut, Andrew

    [To be printed on the headed notepaper of the Administering Organisation or its Technology Transfer of Signature:___________________________ [Signed by Head Technology Transfer Office (TTO) or Group on behalf of Administering Organisation or its Technology Transfer Group if independent or if the University does not have

  5. ECEEE 2011 SUMMER STUDY EnERgY EffiCiEnCY fiRST: ThE foUnDaTion of a low-CaRbon SoCiETY 2037 The significance of difference

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    MacDonald, Mark

    ECEEE 2011 SUMMER STUDY · EnERgY EffiCiEnCY fiRST: ThE foUnDaTion of a low-CaRbon SoCiETY 2037 The significance of difference: Understanding variation in household energy consumption Janine Morley School@comp.lancs.ac.uk Keywords socio-technical, energy behaviour, interaction, consumption dynamics, demand patterns, domestic

  6. Algorithm 2: p-adic Lifting with Rational Reconstruction Input: Matrix A Qnn

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    Algorithm 2: p-adic Lifting with Rational Reconstruction Input: Matrix A Qn×n [z], vector B Qn [z in A and B. 2. Pick a prime p which splits m(z) and find all roots r1, . . . , rd of m(z) mod p. 3. Set k := 1, error := B and compute A-1 (ri) mod p for i = 1, 2, . . . , d. If A(rj) is not invertible (mod p

  7. 2-norm error bounds and estimates for Lanczos approximations to linear systems and rational matrix functions

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    A. Frommer; K. Kahl; Th. Lippert; H. Rittich

    2012-12-03

    The Lanczos process constructs a sequence of orthonormal vectors v_m spanning a nested sequence of Krylov subspaces generated by a hermitian matrix A and some starting vector b. In this paper we show how to cheaply recover a secondary Lanczos process starting at an arbitrary Lanczos vector v_m. This secondary process is then used to efficiently obtain computable error estimates and error bounds for the Lanczos approximations to the action of a rational matrix function on a vector. This includes, as a special case, the Lanczos approximation to the solution of a linear system Ax = b. Our approach uses the relation between the Lanczos process and quadrature as developed by Golub and Meurant. It is different from methods known so far because of its use of the secondary Lanczos process. With our approach, it is now in particular possible to efficiently obtain {\\em upper bounds} for the error in the {\\em 2-norm}, provided a lower bound on the smallest eigenvalue of $A$ is known. This holds in particular for a large class of rational matrix functions including best rational approximations to the inverse square root and the sign function. We compare our approach to other existing error estimates and bounds known from the literature and include results of several numerical experiments.

  8. An efficient implementation of the Chebyshev Rational Approximation Method (CRAM) for solving the burnup equations

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    Pusa, M.; Leppaenen, J.

    2012-07-01

    The Chebyshev Rational Approximation Method (CRAM) has been recently introduced by the authors for solving the burnup equations with excellent results. This method has been shown to be capable of simultaneously solving an entire burnup system with thousands of nuclides both accurately and efficiently. The method was prompted by an analysis of the spectral properties of burnup matrices and it can be characterized as the best rational approximation on the negative real axis. The coefficients of the rational approximation are fixed and have been reported for various approximation orders. In addition to these coefficients, implementing the method only requires a linear solver. This paper describes an efficient method for solving the linear systems associated with the CRAM approximation. The introduced direct method is based on sparse Gaussian elimination where the sparsity pattern of the resulting upper triangular matrix is determined before the numerical elimination phase. The stability of the proposed Gaussian elimination method is discussed based on considering the numerical properties of burnup matrices. Suitable algorithms are presented for computing the symbolic factorization and numerical elimination in order to facilitate the implementation of CRAM and its adoption into routine use. The accuracy and efficiency of the described technique are demonstrated by computing the CRAM approximations for a large test case with over 1600 nuclides. (authors)

  9. Development of elastography as a non-invasive method for hard spots detection of packaged beef rations 

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    Wang, Wei-wei

    1998-01-01

    A system of finite element modeling combined with graphics. elastogram generation was used to study the detection of hard spots in beef rations. Finite element was used to model the structural deformation of beef steaks ...

  10. Rational piety and social reform in Glasgow: the life, philosophy and political economy of James Mylne (1757-1839) 

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    Cowley, Stephen Graham

    2013-11-26

    The philosopher James Mylne (1757-1839) vindicated the rational powers of humanity against the sceptical and “common sense” philosophies of his Scottish predecessors and earned the trust of his contemporaries for his ...

  11. Rational design of organophosphorus hydrolase for the degradation and detection of neurotoxic pesticides and chemical warfare agents 

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    Reeves, Tony Elvern

    2007-09-17

    It is critical to consider the balance between the catalytic capabilities of an enzyme and the inherent structural stability of the protein when developing enzymes for specific applications. Rational site directed mutagenesis has been used...

  12. Method for loading lipsomes with ionizable phosphorylated hydrophobic compounds, pharmaceutical preparations and a method for administering the preparations

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    Mehlhorn, R.J.

    1998-10-27

    A method of entrapping ionizable compounds, preferably phosphorylated hydrophobic compounds, into liposomes having transmembrane gradients is disclosed. The procedures involve forming liposomes in an acidic medium or a basic medium, adding to the acidic medium a cationic compound or to the basic medium an anionic compound and then adding a base to the cationic-containing medium or an acid to the anionic-containing medium, thereby inducing the ionizable compound into the liposomes` internal aqueous phase. The compound-entrapped liposomes prepared in accordance with the disclosed methods may be used as pharmaceutical preparations. Methods of administering such pharmaceutical preparations are also disclosed. 2 figs.

  13. Design Rational

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  14. Embodied rationality

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    Spellman, Barbara A.; Schnall, Simone

    2009-01-01

    muscles. On some trials participants pulled up the corners of the mouth, in others they pulled the eyebrows down and together. Although they did not realize that they were actually producing smiles or frowns, participants reported feelings consistent... expressions of various emotions report feeling the corresponding emotions. [FN57] In a typ- ical experiment, *139 participants were told that facial muscle activity was being measured by electrodes while they were contorting their faces to contract various...

  15. Neth, H., Khemlani, S. S., Oppermann, B., & Gray, W. D. (2006). Juggling multiple tasks: A rational analysis of multitasking inn a synthetic task environment, Proceedings of the 50th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Francisc

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    Gray, Wayne

    2006-01-01

    of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Francisco, CA: HFES. JUGGLING MULTIPLE TASKS: A RATIONAL

  16. Sorgo Silage, Sorgo Fodder, and Cottonseed Hulls as Roughages in Rations for Fattening Calves. 

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    Jones, J. M. (John McKinley; Black, W. H. (William Henry); Keating, F. E. (Fred Earl)

    1927-01-01

    , BUILDING. TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION B. YOUNGBLOOD, DIRECTOR COLLEGE STATION. BRAZOS COUNTY. TEXAS BULLETIN NO. 363 JULY, 1927 SORGO SILAGE,$ORGO FODDER AND COT- TONSEED HflLLS AS ROUGHAGES IN RATIONS~OR FATTENING CALVES AGRICULTURAL... of Entomology V' P ' LEE ~h' D '~rblfesor of Marketing and Finance D' S&ATE~ A. E "Professor of A ricultural Engineering H: P. SYIIT;, g. s:: Associate ~roissor of Agr!cultural Engineering Pth of July 1, 1927. **Dean. School of Veterinary Medicine. *On...

  17. The NanoJapan Program is jointly administered by Rice University and the University of Tulsa and is funded by a NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education grant (OISE-0968405).

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    The NanoJapan Program is jointly administered by Rice University and the University of TulsaJapan Program is jointly administered by Rice University and the University of Tulsa and is funded by a NSF

  18. Accuracy considerations for Chebyshev rational approximation method (CRAM) in Burnup calculations

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    Pusa, M.

    2013-07-01

    The burnup equations can in principle be solved by computing the exponential of the burnup matrix. However, due to the difficult numerical characteristics of burnup matrices, the problem is extremely stiff and the matrix exponential solution has previously been considered infeasible for an entire burnup system containing over a thousand nuclides. It was recently discovered by the author that the eigenvalues of burnup matrices are generally located near the negative real axis, which prompted introducing the Chebyshev rational approximation method (CRAM) for solving the burnup equations. CRAM can be characterized as the best rational approximation on the negative real axis and it has been shown to be capable of simultaneously solving an entire burnup system both accurately and efficiently. In this paper, the accuracy of CRAM is further studied in the context of burnup equations. The approximation error is analyzed based on the eigenvalue decomposition of the burnup matrix. It is deduced that the relative accuracy of CRAM may be compromised if a nuclide concentration diminishes significantly during the considered time step. Numerical results are presented for two test cases, the first one representing a small burnup system with 36 nuclides and the second one a full a decay system with 1531 nuclides. (authors)

  19. Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1007/s00205-003-0286-1 Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. (2004)

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    Zimmer, Johannes

    2004-01-01

    an alternative approach to deriving energy func- tions with a given symmetry. For some transitions, like Energy Functions for Phase Transitions in Crystals Johannes Zimmer Communicated by K. Bhattacharya Abstract A method is presented to construct nonconvex free energies that are invariant under a symmetry

  20. Rational design and adaptive management of combination therapies for Hepatitis C virus infection

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    Ke, Ruian; Loverdo, Claude; Qi, Hangfei; Sun, Ren; Lloyd-Smith, James O.; Kouyos, Roger Dimitri

    2015-06-30

    Recent discoveries of direct acting antivirals against Hepatitis C virus (HCV) have raised hopes of effective treatment via combination therapies. Yet rapid evolution and high diversity of HCV populations, combined with the reality of suboptimal treatment adherence, make drug resistance a clinical and public health concern. We develop a general model incorporating viral dynamics and pharmacokinetics/ pharmacodynamics to assess how suboptimal adherence affects resistance development and clinical outcomes. We derive design principles and adaptive treatment strategies, identifying a high-risk period when missing doses is particularly risky for de novo resistance, and quantifying the number of additional doses needed to compensatemore »when doses are missed. Using data from large-scale resistance assays, we demonstrate that the risk of resistance can be reduced substantially by applying these principles to a combination therapy of daclatasvir and asunaprevir. By providing a mechanistic framework to link patient characteristics to the risk of resistance, these findings show the potential of rational treatment design.« less

  1. Rational Conversion of Affinity Reagents into Label-Free Sensors for Peptide Motifs by Designed Allostery

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    Huang, Jin; Koide, Shohei

    2010-05-25

    Optical biosensors for short peptide motifs, an important class of biomarkers, have been developed based on 'affinity clamps', a new class of recombinant affinity reagents. Affinity clamps are engineered by linking a peptide-binding domain and an antibody mimic domain based on the fibronectin type III scaffold, followed by optimization of the interface between the two. This two-domain architecture allows for the design of allosteric coupling of peptide binding to fluorescence energy transfer between two fluorescent proteins attached to the affinity clamp. Coupled with high affinity and specificity of the underlying affinity clamps and rationally designed mutants with different sensitivity, peptide concentrations in crude cell lysate were determined with a low nanomolar detection limit and over 3 orders of magnitude. Because diverse affinity clamps can be engineered, our strategy provides a general platform to generate a repertoire of genetically encoded, label-free sensors for peptide motifs.

  2. Generalized Information Architecture for Managing Requirements in IBM?s Rational DOORS(r) Application.

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    Aragon, Kathryn M.; Eaton, Shelley M.; McCornack, Marjorie T.; Shannon, Sharon A.

    2014-12-01

    When a requirements engineering effort fails to meet expectations, often times the requirements management tool is blamed. Working with numerous project teams at Sandia National Laboratories over the last fifteen years has shown us that the tool is rarely the culprit; usually it is the lack of a viable information architecture with well- designed processes to support requirements engineering. This document illustrates design concepts with rationale, as well as a proven information architecture to structure and manage information in support of requirements engineering activities for any size or type of project. This generalized information architecture is specific to IBM's Rational DOORS (Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System) software application, which is the requirements management tool in Sandia's CEE (Common Engineering Environment). This generalized information architecture can be used as presented or as a foundation for designing a tailored information architecture for project-specific needs. It may also be tailored for another software tool. Version 1.0 4 November 201

  3. Bioavailability of tritiated 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) as an incurred residue in bovine milk administered to lactating and nonlactating swiss white mice 

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    Brower, Catherine Sue

    1988-01-01

    BI QAVA I LABILI TY OF TR IT IATED 2, 3, 7 y 8-TETRACHLORODI BENZQ- P-DIOXIN &TCDD) AS AN INCURRED RESIDUE IN BOVINE MILK ADMINISTERED TO LACTATING AND NQNLACTATING SWISS WHITE MICE A Thesis by CATHERINE SUE BRQWER Submitted to the Graduate...) AS AN INCURRED RESIDUE IN BOVINE MILK ADMINISTERED TO LACTATING AND NONLACTATING SWISS WHITE MICE A Thesis by CATHERINE SUE BROWER Approved as to style and content by: W. . Johnston (Chairman of Committee) J. S s (Membe ) Ivie ember) H. nes (Me b r...

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  5. Chinese Perspective as a Rational System: Relationship to Panofsky's Symbolic Form Christopher W. Tyler and Chien-Chung Chen

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    Chen, Chein Chung

    1 Chinese Perspective as a Rational System: Relationship to Panofsky's Symbolic Form Christopher W at the use of geometric perspective in Chinese art through the millennia. Although its use is often considered to be disorganized and uniformed, Chinese perspective is seen to follow well-prescribed principles

  6. Summary In shaded environments, minimizing dark respi-ration during growth could be an important aspect of maintain-

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    Machado, Jose-Luis

    Summary In shaded environments, minimizing dark respi- ration during growth could be an important aspect of maintain- ing a positive whole-plant net carbon balance. Changes with plant size in both (Kraus et al. 1989, Tjoelker et al. 1999a). In deeply shaded environments, dark respiration is likely

  7. Rationally extended shape invariant potentials in arbitrary D-dimensions associated with exceptional $X_m$ polynomials

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    Rajesh Kumar Yadav; Nisha Kumari; Avinash Khare; Bhabani Prasad Mandal

    2014-12-16

    Rationally extended shape invariant potentials in arbitrary D-dimensions are obtained by using point canonical transformation (PCT) method. The bound-state solutions of these exactly solvable potentials can be written in terms of X_m Laguerre or X_m Jacobi exceptional orthogonal polynomials. These potentials are isospectral to their usual counterparts and possess translationally shape invariance property.

  8. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201200349 Dye-Sensitized TiO2 Nanotube Solar Cells: Rational Structural and Surface

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    Lin, Zhiqun

    DOI: 10.1002/asia.201200349 Dye-Sensitized TiO2 Nanotube Solar Cells: Rational Structural and Surface Engineering on TiO2 Nanotubes Jun Wang[a] and Zhiqun Lin*[b] 2754 2012 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co-defined structural parameters and enhanced electronic properties, highly ordered TiO2 nanotube arrays have been

  9. Master of Arts in Latin American Studies The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies administers a program of language and

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    Chen, Deming

    administers a program of language and area courses leading to an interdisciplinary master of arts degree. The MA program facilitates studies in the languages, cultures, and affairs of the region and provides Requirements for the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies: To complete the program of MA in Latin American

  10. HBA/Economics Combined Degree Program The combined degree programs are administered on behalf of the Richard Ivey School of Business and

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    Lennard, William N.

    HBA/Economics Combined Degree Program The combined degree programs are administered on behalf of the Richard Ivey School of Business and the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Science (Honors) in Economics in one of the Honors Specialization modules offered in the Department of Economics

  11. Surface Termination of M1 Phase and Rational Design of Propane Ammoxidation Catalysts

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    Guliants, Vadim

    2015-02-16

    This final report describes major accomplishments in this research project which has demonstrated that the M1 phase is the only crystalline phase required for propane ammoxidation to acrylonitrile and that a surface monolayer terminating the ab planes of the M1 phase is responsible for their activity and selectivity in this reaction. Fundamental studies of the topmost surface chemistry and mechanism of propane ammoxidation over the Mo-V-(Te,Sb)-(Nb,Ta)-O M1 and M2 phases resulted in the development of quantitative understanding of the surface molecular structure – reactivity relationships for this unique catalytic system. These oxides possess unique catalytic properties among mixed metal oxides, because they selectively catalyze three alkane transformation reactions, namely propane ammoxidation to acrylonitrile, propane oxidation to acrylic acid and ethane oxidative dehydrogenation, all of considerable economic significance. Therefore, the larger goal of this research was to expand this catalysis to other alkanes of commercial interest, and more broadly, demonstrate successful approaches to rational design of improved catalysts that can be applied to other selective (amm)oxidation processes.

  12. Tuning calcite morphology and growth acceleration by a rational design of highly stable protein-mimetics

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    Chen, Chunlong; Qi, Jiahui; Tao, Jinhui; Zuckermann, Ronald; De Yoreo, James J.

    2014-09-05

    In nature, proteins play a significant role in biomineral formation. One of the ultimate goals of bioinspired materials science is to develop highly stable synthetic molecules that mimic the function of these natural proteins by controlling crystal formation. Here, we demonstrate that both the morphology and the degree of acceleration or inhibition observed during growth of calcite in the presence of peptoids can be rationally tuned by balancing the electrostatic interactions (EI) and hydrophobic interactions (HI), with HI playing the dominant role. While either strong EI or HI inhibit growth and suppress (104) face expression, correlations between peptoid-crystal binding energies and observed changes in calcite growth indicate moderate EI allow peptoids to weakly adsorb while moderate HI cause disruption of surface-adsorbed water layers, leading to growth acceleration with retained expression of (104) faces. This study provides fundamental principles for designing peptoids as crystallization promoters, and offers a straightforward screening method based on macroscopic crystal morphology. Because peptoids are sequence-specific, highly stable, and easily synthesized, peptoid-enhanced crystallization offers a broad range of potential applications.

  13. Structure of the Escherichia coli Phosphonate Binding Protein PhnD and Rationally Optimized Phosphonate Biosensors

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    Alicea, Ismael; Marvin, Jonathan S.; Miklos, Aleksandr E.; Ellington, Andrew D.; Looger, Loren L.; Schreiter, Eric R.

    2012-09-17

    The phnD gene of Escherichia coli encodes the periplasmic binding protein of the phosphonate (Pn) uptake and utilization pathway. We have crystallized and determined structures of E. coli PhnD (EcPhnD) in the absence of ligand and in complex with the environmentally abundant 2-aminoethylphosphonate (2AEP). Similar to other bacterial periplasmic binding proteins, 2AEP binds near the center of mass of EcPhnD in a cleft formed between two lobes. Comparison of the open, unliganded structure with the closed 2AEP-bound structure shows that the two lobes pivot around a hinge by {approx}70{sup o} between the two states. Extensive hydrogen bonding and electrostatic interactions stabilize 2AEP, which binds to EcPhnD with low nanomolar affinity. These structures provide insight into Pn uptake by bacteria and facilitated the rational design of high signal-to-noise Pn biosensors based on both coupled small-molecule dyes and autocatalytic fluorescent proteins.

  14. On using rational enzyme redesign to improve enzyme-mediated microbial dehalogenation of recalcitrant substances in deep-subsurface environments

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    Ornstein, R.L.

    1993-06-01

    Heavily halogenated hydrocarbons are one of the most prevalent classes of man-made recalcitrant environmental contaminants and often make their way into subsurface environments. Biodegradation of heavily chlorinated compounds in the deep subsurface often occurs at extremely slow rates because native enzymes of indigenous microbes are unable to efficiently metabolize such synthetic substances. Cost-effective engineering solutions do not exist for dealing with disperse and recalcitrant pollutants in the deep subsurface (i.e., ground water, soils, and sediments). Timely biodegradation of heavily chlorinated compounds in the deep subsurface may be best accomplished by rational redesign of appropriate enzymes that enhance the ability of indigenous microbes to metabolize these substances. The isozyme family cytochromes P450 are catalytically very robust and are found in all aerobic life forms and may be active in may anaerobes as well. The author is attempting to demonstrate proof-of-principle rational enzyme redesign of cytochromes P450 to enhance biodehalogenation.

  15. Zinc content of selected tissues and taste perception in rats fed zinc deficient and zinc adequate rations

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    Boeckner, L.S.; Kies, C.

    1986-03-05

    The objective of the study was to determine the effects of feeding zinc sufficient and zinc deficient rations on taste sensitivity and zinc contents of selected organs in rats. The 36 Sprague-Dawley male weanling rats were divided into 2 groups and fed zinc deficient or zinc adequate rations. The animals were subjected to 4 trial periods in which a choice of deionized distilled water or a solution of quinine sulfate at 1.28 x 10/sup -6/ was given. A randomized schedule for rat sacrifice was used. No differences were found between zinc deficient and zinc adequate rats in taste preference aversion scores for quinine sulfate in the first three trial periods; however, in the last trial period rats in the zinc sufficient group drank somewhat less water containing quinine sulfate as a percentage of total water consumption than did rats fed the zinc deficient ration. Significantly higher zinc contents of kidney, brain and parotid salivary glands were seen in zinc adequate rats compared to zinc deficient rats at the end of the study. However, liver and tongue zinc levels were lower for both groups at the close of the study than were those of rats sacrificed at the beginning of the study.

  16. Rational Ligand Design for U(VI) and Pu(IV)

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    Szigethy, Geza

    2009-08-12

    Nuclear power is an attractive alternative to hydrocarbon-based energy production at a time when moving away from carbon-producing processes is widely accepted as a significant developmental need. Hence, the radioactive actinide power sources for this industry are necessarily becoming more widespread, which is accompanied by the increased risk of exposure to both biological and environmental systems. This, in turn, requires the development of technology designed to remove such radioactive threats efficiently and selectively from contaminated material, whether that be contained nuclear waste streams or the human body. Raymond and coworkers (University of California, Berkeley) have for decades investigated the interaction of biologically-inspired, hard Lewis-base ligands with high-valent, early-actinide cations. It has been established that such ligands bind strongly to the hard Lewis-acidic early actinides, and many poly-bidentate ligands have been developed and shown to be effective chelators of actinide contaminants in vivo. Work reported herein explores the effect of ligand geometry on the linear U(IV) dioxo dication (uranyl, UO{sub 2}{sup 2+}). The goal is to utilize rational ligand design to develop ligands that exhibit shape selectivity towards linear dioxo cations and provides thermodynamically favorable binding interactions. The uranyl complexes with a series of tetradentate 3-hydroxy-pyridin-2-one (3,2-HOPO) ligands were studied in both the crystalline state as well as in solution. Despite significant geometric differences, the uranyl affinities of these ligands vary only slightly but are better than DTPA, the only FDA-approved chelation therapy for actinide contamination. The terepthalamide (TAM) moiety was combined into tris-beidentate ligands with 1,2- and 3,2-HOPO moieties were combined into hexadentate ligands whose structural preferences and solution thermodynamics were measured with the uranyl cation. In addition to achieving coordinative saturation, these ligands exhibited increased uranyl affinity compared to bis-Me-3,2-HOPO ligands. This result is due in part to their increased denticity, but is primarily the result of the presence of the TAM moiety. In an effort to explore the relatively unexplored coordination chemistry of Pu(IV) with bidentate moieties, a series of Pu(IV) complexes were also crystallized using bidentate hydroxypyridinone and hydroxypyrone ligands. The geometries of these complexes are compared to that of the analogous Ce(IV) complexes. While in some cases these showed the expected structural similarities, some ligand systems led to significant coordination changes. A series of crystal structure analyses with Ce(IV) indicated that these differences are most likely the result of crystallization condition differences and solvent inclusion effects.

  17. A rational approach for evaluation and screening of treatment and disposal options for the solar pond sludges at Rocky Flats

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    Dickerson, K.S.

    1995-12-31

    This document consists of information about the treatment options for the sludge that is located in the evaporation ponds at the Rocky Flats Plant. The sludges are mixed low-level radioactive wastes whose composition and character were variable. Sludges similar to these are typically treated prior to ultimate disposal. Disposal of treated sludges includes both on-site and off-site options. The rational approach described in this paper is useful for technology evaluation and screening because it provides a format for developing objectives, listing alternatives, and weighing the alternatives against the objectives and against each other.

  18. Euler constant as a renormalized value of Riemann zeta function at its pole. Rationals related to Dirichlet L-functions

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    Andrei Vieru

    2015-11-24

    We believe that Euler constant is not just the "renormalized" value of the Riemann zeta function in 1. In a sense that we shall clarify it is in fact the normal and natural value of zeta of 1. In this paper we first propose a limit definition of a function whose values coincide everywhere with those of the Riemann zeta function, save in 1, where our limit definition yields the Euler constant. Since in the literature one can find more than one way to regularize the value of the zeta function at s=1, we give asymptotic expansions where, by dint of some extended analogies, Euler constant appears to be the true "renormalized" value. As a striking example of such analogies, we propose an expansion of the logarithm function based on Euler constant and on all values of the zeta function at odd positive integers, in which all these presumably irrational numbers are accompanied by Harmonic numbers of corresponding orders. The other aim of this paper is to show how sequences of rationals, often the same, arise in computations related to Dirichlet L-functions. Here, a connection with the Liouville lambda function appears to have been found. Thus we raise the question about the possible usefulness of an extension of the Liouville lambda function to rationals. .

  19. Deformed oscillator algebra approach of some quantum superintegrable Lissajous systems on the sphere and of their rational extensions

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    Ian Marquette; Christiane Quesne

    2015-03-13

    We extend the construction of 2D superintegrable Hamiltonians with separation of variables in spherical coordinates using combinations of shift, ladder, and supercharge operators to models involving rational extensions of the two-parameter Lissajous systems on the sphere. These new families of superintegrable systems with integrals of arbitrary order are connected with Jacobi exceptional orthogonal polynomials (EOP) of type I (or II) and supersymmetric quantum mechanics (SUSYQM). Moreover, we present an algebraic derivation of the degenerate energy spectrum for the one- and two-parameter Lissajous systems and the rationally extended models. These results are based on finitely generated polynomial algebras, Casimir operators, realizations as deformed oscillator algebras and finite-dimensional unitary representations. Such results have only been established so far for 2D superintegrable systems separable in Cartesian coordinates, which are related to a class of polynomial algebras that display a simpler structure. We also point out how the structure function of these deformed oscillator algebras is directly related with the generalized Heisenberg algebras (GHA) spanned by the nonpolynomial integrals.

  20. Epistemic Utility Theory and the Aim of Belief It's widely accepted that rational belief aims at truth.1 Objectively correct be-

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    Fitelson, Branden

    Epistemic Utility Theory and the Aim of Belief It's widely accepted that rational belief aims believers pursue the aim of truth? Epistemic utility theorists have argued that the framework of decision these results requires using notions of "dom- inance" and "expected utility" that are different in important

  1. Poverty of the Stimulus? A Rational Approach Amy Perfors1 (perfors@mit.edu), Joshua B. Tenenbaum1 (jbt@mit.edu),

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    Regier, Terry

    Poverty of the Stimulus? A Rational Approach Amy Perfors1 (perfors@mit.edu), Joshua B. Tenenbaum1, MIT; 2 Department of Psychology, University of Chicago Abstract The Poverty of the Stimulus (Po that these generalizations can best be explained by innate knowledge, known as the argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus

  2. Rational Design of Interfacial Structure: Adsorbate-Mediated Templating S. B. Darling, A. T. Hanbicki, T. P. Pearl, and S. J. Sibener*

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    Sibener, Steven

    LETTERS Rational Design of Interfacial Structure: Adsorbate-Mediated Templating S. B. Darling, A. T-close-packed xenon structure on a stepped nickel surface using an intentionally atomically patterned substrate template the targeted rare-gas overlayer. Such templating effects, in which the corrugation and structure

  3. A rational power supply and pricing policy for pump irrigation could be a powerful tool for the indirect management of both groundwater and

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    Scott, Christopher

    A rational power supply and pricing policy for pump irrigation could be a powerful tool Policy Program Putting research knowledge into action The Energy-Irrigation Nexus #12;The Energy-Irrigation is overuse of both energy and water in groundwater-irrigated agriculture--threatening the financial viability

  4. Funded by cooperative grant DE-FG07-02ID14311 administered by DOE, Idaho Operations Office and the INEEL. 199 IRIS/PASSCAL "Texan" instruments were provided by the PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Tech.

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    Funded by cooperative grant DE-FG07-02ID14311 administered by DOE, Idaho Operations Office working days. A New Transect Large Mining Blasts = LowLarge Mining Blasts = Low Cost 40-ft Benches A: 20. Large mine and quarry blasts allow effective crustal tomography. Direct field costs

  5. R2SM: a package for the analytic computation of the R2 Rational terms in the Standard Model of the Electroweak interactions

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    M. V. Garzelli; I. Malamos

    2010-10-06

    The analytical package written in FORM presented in this paper allows the computation of the complete set of Feynman Rules producing the Rational terms of kind R2 contributing to the virtual part of NLO amplitudes in the Standard Model of the Electroweak interactions. Building block topologies filled by means of generic scalars, vectors and fermions, allowing to build these Feynman Rules in terms of specific elementary particles, are explicitly given in the Rxi gauge class, together with the automatic dressing procedure to obtain the Feynman Rules from them. The results in more specific gauges, like the 't Hooft Feynman one, follow as particular cases, in both the HV and the FDH dimensional regularization schemes. As a check on our formulas, the gauge independence of the total Rational contribution (R1 + R2) to renormalized S-matrix elements is verified by considering the specific example of the H --> gamma-gamma decay process at 1-loop. This package can be of interest for people aiming at a better understanding of the nature of the Rational terms. It is organized in a modular way, allowing a further use of some its files even in different contexts. Furthermore, it can be considered as a first seed in the effort towards a complete automation of the process of the analytical calculation of the R2 effective vertices, given the Lagrangian of a generic gauge theory of particle interactions.

  6. Formation of an internal transport barrier and magnetohydrodynamic activity in experiments with the controlled density of rational magnetic surfaces in the T-10 Tokamak

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    Razumova, K. A., E-mail: razumova@nfi.kiae.ru; Andreev, V. F.; Bel’bas, I. S.; Gorshkov, A. V.; Dnestrovskij, A. Yu.; Dyabilin, K. S.; Kislov, A. Ya.; Lysenko, S. E.; Notkin, G. E.; Timchenko, N. N.; Chudnovskiy, A. N.; Shelukhin, D. A. [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation)] [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation)

    2013-09-15

    Results are presented from experiments on the formation of an internal electron transport barrier near the q = 1.5 rational surface in the T-10 tokamak. The experiments were carried out in the regime with off-axis electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) heating followed by a fast plasma current ramp-up. After suppressing sawtooth oscillations by off-axis ECR heating, an internal transport barrier began to form near the q = 1.5 rational surface. In the phase of the current ramp-up, the quality of the transport barrier improved; as a result, the plasma energy confinement time increased 2–2.5 times. The intentionally produced flattening of the profile of the safety factor q(r) insignificantly affected magnetohydrodynamic activity in the plasma column in spite of the theoretical possibility of formation of substantial m/n = 3/2 and 2/1 magnetic islands. Conditions are discussed under which the flattening of the profile of the safety factor q near low-order rational surfaces leads to the formation of either an internal transport barrier or the development of an island magnetic structure induced by tearing modes.

  7. Guralnick, R. M., T. J. Tucker, and M. E. Zieve. (2007) "Exceptional Covers and Bijections on Rational Points," International Mathematics Research Notices, Vol. 2007, Article ID 004, 19 pages.

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    Tucker, Thomas

    2007-01-01

    .1093/imrn/rnm004 Exceptional Covers and Bijections on Rational Points Robert M. Guralnick1 , Thomas J is due to Lenstra (unpublished). Special cases and weaker versions were previously proved by Davenport

  8. Rational engineering of Geobacter sulfurreducens electron transfer components: A foundation for building improved Geobacter-based bioelectrochemical technologies

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    Dantas, Joana M.; Morgado, Leonor; Aklujkar, Muktak; Bruix, Marta; Londer, Yuri Y.; Schiffer, Marianne; Pokkuluri, P. Raj; Salgueiro, Carlos A.

    2015-07-30

    Multiheme cytochromes have been implicated in Geobacter sulfurreducens extracellular electron transfer (EET). These proteins are potential targets to improve EET and enhance bioremediation and electrical current production by G. sulfurreducens. However, the functional characterization of multiheme cytochromes is particularly complex due to the co-existence of several microstates in solution, connecting the fully reduced and fully oxidized states. Throughout the last decade, new strategies have been developed to characterize multiheme redox proteins functionally and structurally. These strategies were used to reveal the functional mechanism of G. sulfurreducens multiheme cytochromes and also to identify key residues in these proteins for EET. Inmore »previous studies, we set the foundations for enhancement of the EET abilities of G. sulfurreducens by characterizing a family of five triheme cytochromes (PpcA-E). These periplasmic cytochromes are implicated in electron transfer between the oxidative reactions of metabolism in the cytoplasm and the reduction of extracellular terminal electron acceptors at the cell's outer surface. The results obtained suggested that PpcA can couple e-/H+ transfer, a property that might contribute to the proton electrochemical gradient across the cytoplasmic membrane for metabolic energy production. The structural and functional properties of PpcA were characterized in detail and used for rational design of a family of 23 single site PpcA mutants. In this review, we summarize the functional characterization of the native and mutant proteins. Mutants that retain the mechanistic features of PpcA and adopt preferential e-/H+ transfer pathways at lower reduction potential values compared to the wild-type protein were selected for in vivo studies as the best candidates to increase the electron transfer rate of G. sulfurreducens. For the first time G. sulfurreducens strains have been manipulated by the introduction of mutant forms of essential proteins with the aim to develop and improve bioelectrochemical technologies.« less

  9. From Technical Rationality to

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    Redmiles, David F.

    our thinking about the professions and the institutional relations of research,education, and practice- cal expos& of the role of the professions in the larger society. In the i93os, for example, one of the earliest students of the professions asserted that it is not difficult to account in general

  10. Public Policy Rationality

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    Garcia, Graciela; et al, ..

    2012-01-01

    para así elegir una estrategia que lo lleve a una solución “de una pure strategy (“estrategia pura”), puesto que elpolicymaker implementa una estrategia pura y no una mixta?

  11. Embodied Rational Agency

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    Luthra, Yannig Ashoka

    2013-01-01

    westward return trip. The jet stream helps to explain theunwarranted lucky guess, the jet stream would still explainactions in the way that the jet stream explains the speed of

  12. Facts and Figures ReseaRch Teaching innovaTion

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    Stein, Oliver

    of designing research and education more efficiently, more flexibly, and more diversely.« Professor Eberhard for the strategic planning of KIT research. KIT Centers Energy NanoMicro Elementary Particle and Astroparticle of energy research. KIT will play a role in nanosciences that will be visible worldwide. KIT

  13. Prepared for National Aeronautics and Space '_dministr,_tion

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    . Vacuum Pumps and Instrumentation ................... 12 5. Wheel, Fender, Suspension System and Tilled they wear such cumbersomegloves, it would be impossible to clean dusty face plates; b) dust clouds could

  14. MARCH, 1977 MOSQUITO NEWS tion of insect growth regulators against

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    (Kandle al. 1967) SLE recognized until 1975, when sizeable epidemic swept many parts ofthe United States. Encomol. 66:913- 916. 5858 9 PAROUS RATES OF OVERWINTERING CULEX PIPIENS PmENS IN NEW JERSEY' MARC E. An outbreak in the Camden during 1964 resulted in 94 with 8 deaths (Goldfield al. 1965). After single in 1965

  15. Der Einsatz von Geoinforma-tions-Systemen ermglicht es

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    Vollmer, Heribert

    prog- nostizierten beschleunigten Meeresspiegelanstieg nicht mehr vom Management der Landnutzung des Überflu- tungsfläche in Bezug auf die Landnutzung im Wangerland (Screenshot) #12;eine Verschneidung der

  16. SANDIA COKPOK4TION SANDIA BASE, .QLDUQUERQUE. N. M.

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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 Municipal Gas &SCE-SessionsSouthReport for the WeldonB100 Monthly/Effluent; Largo,623

  17. Georgia Tech offers an NIH graduate training program for the rational design of integrative biomaterials (GTBioMAT). This interdisciplinary program will train the next generation of predoctoral students in the inter-disciplinary field of

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    Nair, Sankar

    biomaterials (GTBioMAT). This interdisciplinary program will train the next generation of predoctoral students in the inter-disciplinary field of Biomaterials to rationally design new materials capable of integrating design of biomaterials classroom course and laboratory, which will give the trainees the tools

  18. Administering Workforce Discipline (Informational Purposes Only)

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    2015-01-26

    This draft has been scheduled for final review before the Directives Review Board on 02/5/2015. All major comments and concerns should be provided to your DRB representative by 02/3/2015, following your organization process. If you do not know who your representative is, please see the list of DRB members. If your office is represented by Ingrid Kolb, Director, Office of Management, please submit your major concerns and comments to the DRB Liaison, Camille Beben (Camille.Beben@hq.doe.gov; 202-586-1014).

  19. Who should administer energy efficiency programs?

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    Blumstein, Carl; Goldman, Charles; Barbose, Galen

    2003-01-01

    Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Keating, K. , 2003.Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Kushler, M.Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. York, D. and

  20. Process for Administering Distributed Academic Competitions

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    Feibush, Eliot

    2010-02-04

    Currently, academic-type competitions are scored using a combination of timer clocks, entries on paper, and individual computers to consolidate individual entries. Such a system is unwieldy, time-consuming, and depends on the individual computer skills that might be present amount the competition administrators. The new Academic Competition Software combines digital clocks, along with a scoring system that permits different point values for different types of questions. Bonus or ?Â?toss-up? questions can be monitored during the competition, using a subtimer system. All data is consolidated on the fly and the system can be operated by a single person. Results from different sites (rooms) can be added in as well. As such, the software is extremely flexible. It is anticipated that this new software will be useful for?Science or Science Olympiad type competitions held in many high schools and colleges, as well as for preparation and training for such competitions.

  1. Process for Administering Distributed Academic Competitions | Princeton

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  3. Single-Source Nets of Algebraically-Quantized Reflective Liouville Potentials on the Line I. Almost-Everywhere Holomorphic Solutions of Rational Canonical Sturm-Liouville Equations with Second-Order Poles

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    Gregory Natanson

    2015-03-15

    The paper presents the unified technique for constructing SUSY ladders of rational Liouville potentials (RLPs) starting from the so-called "Gauss-reference" (GRef) potentials exactly quantized on the line via classical Jacobi, classical (generalized) Laguerre, or Romanovski-Routh polynomials with energy-dependent indexes. Each RLP is obtained by means of the Liouville transformation (LT) of the appropriate rational canonical Sturm-Liouville equation (RCSLE) with second-order poles. The presented analysis takes advantage of the generic factorization of canonical Sturm-Liouville equations (CSLEs) in terms of intertwining "generalized" Darboux operators. We refer to the latter operators as the canonical Liouville-Darboux transformations (CLDTs) to stress that they are equivalent to three-step operations: i) the LT from the CSLE to the Schrodinger equation; ii) the Darboux transformation (DT) of the appropriate LP; and iii) the inverse LT from the Schrodinger equation to the new CSLE. It is proven that the CLDT preserves the rational form of the RCSLE if its factorization function (FF) is an almost-everywhere holomorphic (AEH) solution of the RCSLE (or, in other words, a solution with a rational logarithmic derivative). As explained in the paper there are up to four gauge transformations which convert each RCSLE of our interest into the second-order differential equations with energy-dependent polynomial coefficients. The most important result of the paper is that polynomial solutions of these equations belong to sequences of Heine polynomials obtained by varying free terms at fixed values of singular points and the appropriate characteristic exponents. This allows us to construct networks of polynomial solutions -- the so-called "r-, c-, or i-Gauss-seed" (r-, c-, or i-GS) Heine polynomials -- starting from Jacobi, (generalized) Laguerre or Routh polynomials, respectively.

  4. Integral points on rational curves of the form y=(x^2+bx+c)/(x+a); a,b,c integers

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    Konstantine Zelator

    2013-01-02

    The subject matter of this work is the set of integral points(i.e. points with both coordinates integers) on the graphs of rational functions of the form f(x)=(x^2+bx+c)/(x+a), with a,b,c,being integers.Following the introduction, we establish Proposition1 in Section2. This proposition plays a key role in the proof of Theorem1 in Section5. Proposition1 is proved with the aid of Euclid's lemma and another well known result in number theory; see reference [1].In Sections3 and4, we focus on the special case b^2-4c=0; which implies b=2d and c=d^2, for some integer d. If d and a are distinct; then there are finitely many integral points, parametrically described in Results1 and2. Theorem1 in Sec.5 deals with the general case.Accordingly, if a^2-ab+c is not zero; there are exactly 4N distinct integral points parametrically described.Except in the cases where a^2-ab+c is a perfect square, or minus a perfect square; in which cases thare are exactly 4N-2 distinct integral points. Here N stands for the number of positive divisors, not exceeding the square root of the absolute value of a^2-ab+c. (divisors of that absolute value).The paper concludes with Th.2, which is a direct application of Th.1 in the cases where the above absolute value is 1, p, or p^2; p a prime.

  5. Powers of rationals modulo 1 and rational base number systems

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    Akiyama, Shigeki

    /JSPS contract 13 569, and by the "ACI Nouvelles Interfaces des Math´ematiques", contract 04 312. 1 #12;and explain at the end of this introduction. The idea of non-standard representation systems of numbers is far base systems. Many non-standard numeration systems have been considered in the literature: [13, Vol. 2

  6. Indigenous Algorithms, Organizations, and Rationality

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    Leaf, Murray

    2008-01-01

    many circumstances direct production and consumption is morea balance between production for consumption and market.consumption; consumption minus production equals surplus or

  7. Voting as a Rational Choice

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    Edlin, Aaron; Gelman, Andrew; Kaplan, Noah

    2008-01-01

    at CALIFORNIA DIGITAL LIBRARY on September 17, 2007 © 2007at CALIFORNIA DIGITAL LIBRARY on September 17, 2007 © 2007at CALIFORNIA DIGITAL LIBRARY on September 17, 2007 © 2007

  8. Decomposing Envelopes of Rational Hypersurfaces

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    Jüttler, Bert

    (design of matching pairs of gear teeth surfaces), geometrical op- tics (caustics), NC-machining (offset from several fields. These include robotics (collision detection and avoidance) and gearing theory curves for tool path generation) and Com- puter Aided Geometric Design (sweeps, convolutions, Minkowski

  9. Full Rank Rational Demand Systems

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    LaFrance, Jeffrey T; Pope, Rulon D.

    2006-01-01

    Dover Publications 1972. Barnett, W.A. and Y.W. Lee. “TheEconometrica 53 (1985): 1421- Barnett, W.A. , Lee, Y.W. ,Laurent demand systems (Barnett and Lee 1985; Barnett, Lee,

  10. Indigenous Algorithms, Organizations, and Rationality

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    Leaf, Murray

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    Indigenous Optimizing Algorithm. Mathematical Anthropologythe use of maximizing algorithms in behavior is a crucialthe knowledge, rules, and algorithms that they apply. If we

  11. Barriers and Bounds to Rationality

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    Tesfatsion, Leigh

    .1.1 Linear dynamical systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1.1.2 Nonlinear dynamical systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.1.3 Cellular automata as models of nonlinear dynamical systems Acknowledgments xxxiii 1 Introduction 3 1.1 Dynamical systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1

  12. Rational Herding in Microloan Markets

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    Zhang, Juanjuan

    Microloan markets allow individual borrowers to raise funding from multiple individual lenders. We use a unique panel data set that tracks the funding dynamics of borrower listings on Prosper.com, the largest microloan ...

  13. Indigenous Algorithms, Organizations, and Rationality

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    Leaf, Murray

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    the Nash equilibrium when neither player would alter theirif the offer is refused neither player gets anything. Theexist, which we can explain. Neither can anyone find any one

  14. Political Decentraliza tion in Socialist France: Alternative Theories--AIternative Struggles

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    Rousseau, Mark O.; Hunt, Scott

    1986-01-01

    their basic assumptions in order to explore the:':~F, analytical utility of an alternative perspective, social capital. Weo~~~~ hold that the following assumptions produce a different, fuller,:~E, and more satisfactory interpretation of political... their basic assumptions in order to explore the:':~F, analytical utility of an alternative perspective, social capital. Weo~~~~ hold that the following assumptions produce a different, fuller,:~E, and more satisfactory interpretation of political...

  15. Most fishery management regula-tions are based on estimation of re-

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    on population dynamics rarely deals directly with catchability per se. For most production models and cohort Y. Ye)): yye@safat.kisr.edu.kw Manuscript accepted 25 June 1998. Fish. Bull. 97:702­712 (1999. Groger. 1989. Diurnal variation in catchability of several fish spe- cies in the North Sea. ICES Council

  16. The Mancuso Collection in UNLV's Special Collec-tions contains photographs that were taken and arranged

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    a cinematic 1970s Vegas. Like the shards of a fractured mirror, this archive of pictures reflect Scouted An Inadvertent Archive from the Search for a Cinematic Vegas Catherine Borg ABSTRACT: This paper Archive from the Search for a Cinematic Vegas." Occasional Paper Series, 31. Las Vegas: Center for Gaming

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    Registration 6 Notices and ServIces 15 On-Leave - Graduate Students 12 Overload Guidelines 10 Phone Directory 3 Student Directory rnformation (Release ~ 18 Student 10 card (Husky Card) 15 Student Insurance 8, 14) ___ 11 Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG) 15 Washington State Employees Tuition

  18. lunar signals. Ongoing tree-ring collec-tions should eventually provide more

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    Biology and The Ecology Center, Utah State University The natural distribution of species is molded to a large extent agreement BSR-8115316, A03, with the U.S. Department of Energy under contract t)E-AC05-840R21400 with Martin

  19. 2010NatureAmerica,Inc.Allrightsreserved. nature immunology aDVaNCE ONLINE PUBLICaTION

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    Nizet, Victor

    , often destructive, inflammatory processes8. Like other blood cells, neutrophils originate from self-renewing-term hematopoietic stem cells that have limited self-renewal capacity and give rise to multi- potent progenitors9-promoting cytokines14. However, activation of NF-B is also known to be critical for innate and adaptive immu- nity15

  20. Neutron Capture in Dy and Yb Isotopes: Implica tions for the sProcess

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    V, and a time resolution of ¸0.5 ns. The fl­ray efficieny is better than 90% over the entire energy range up

  1. I. CHEM E. SYMPOSIUM SERIES NO.48 DE1OS1TION --THE GEOTHERMAL CONSTRAINT

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    are discussed briefly including; total flow systems, district heating, power generation, heat exchangers plant based on naturally occurringsteam was built in 1904 at the Lardereilo field in Italy (5 hydrothermalconvection systems and account for virtually all the geothermal energyutilised by man (i). Conduction areas

  2. tion at higher temperatures. Imre et al. (p. 205; see the Perspective by Cowburn) fabricated and

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    , molecules in gas or solution phase are in constant, random motion. Thus, the Plasmons in Optoelectronics have revealed precisely in what order, and at what rate, individual bonds are made and broken. However

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    . Inches Inches Percent Percent Percen t Percent Years Bluegum l eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) 25 0.61 3.1 -- ,100 0 0 0 - - Ohia-lehua (Metrosideros -colI ina) 26 .73 4 . 2 .9 73 27 0 0 5.0* Robusta eucalyptus (Eucalyptus robusta) 25 .57 3.6 1.0 56 36 8 0 4.5* Saligna eucalyptus (Eucalyptus sal i gna) 25 1.03 4.1 1

  4. tion in Mugil cephalus Lin. Compo Biochem. Physio!. 51A:125-131.

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    a seasonal cycle of gametogenic activity that is conditioned by tem- perature and is linked with the storage Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T lW5, Canada 498 EFFECTS OF A THERMAL DISCHARGE ON REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES IN MYTILUS EDULIS AND MYTILUS CALIFORNIANUS (MOLLUSCA, BIVAiVIA) One principal concern about thermal

  5. DIGITAL CHROMATOGRAPHY AND THE FORMA-TION OF HETEROGENEOUS DROPLET LIBRARIES

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    Basu, Amar S.

    by a droplet generator placed immediately after the column. A prototype, comprised of a C18 cartridge, showing a C18 cartridge loaded with red and yellow dyes, and a plastic cross-junction droplet generator components: a C18 sep-pak cartridge, a droplet generator, and two fiber-optic absorbance detectors. The C18

  6. fied fragments of cloned alleles were used for size determina-tion at the respective loci.

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    Provan, Jim

    in coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) and the analysis of coconut populations in Sri Lanka L. PERERA, J. R. RUSSELL, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK Keywords: coconut, Cocos nucifera, SSR, microsatellite Received 14 September.Russell@scri.sari.ac.uk The coconut palm, Cocos nucifera L. is a major plantation crop and the most important palm of the wet tropics

  7. Los Libertadores: Science and Technology Educa-tion in Latin America

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    and services. No country can ignore the benefits and opportunities to transform society that are available the challenges of this new century. Metrics involved with IT policies are necessary instruments to induce market market forces and secure a better development for the new generations of the XXI century. For nations

  8. maintenance. This research is relevant to opera-tions and maintenance challenges facing aging

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    equipment in diverse applications such as the national power generation infrastructure. indus- trial-benefit of extending the time between overhauls. reducing the probability of a failure in the field. and preventive. Prognostics offer the promise of mini- mizing failures (especially failures in the field). extendingthe time

  9. The serious outbreaks of bacterial infec-tion that are increasingly being reported are

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    Kishony, Roy

    over such outbreaks is the emergence and worldwide spread of antibiotic-resistance genes. For example- mation is required to direct strategic efforts towards control of the crisis. Increasing lines and animals, as well as those found in the environ- ment (in soil, water and so on). However

  10. MEMORANDUM FOR SCOTI L. SAMUELSON MANAGER OFFICE OF RIVER PROTE~TION ~

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  11. Is Nuclear Energy the Solution?

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    Saier, Milton H.; Trevors, Jack T.

    2010-01-01

    serious risks of their own; third, nuclear power will notrisks associated with the opera- tion of nuclear powernuclear power can be considered as a rational solution to our energy needs. There are risks

  12. On the possible exceptions for the transcendence of the log-gamma function at rational values and its consequences for the transcendence of $ \\log{\\pi} $ and $ \\pi e $

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    Lima, F M S

    2009-01-01

    In a recent work published in this journal [JNT \\textbf{129}, 2154 (2009)], it has been argued that the numbers $\\log{\\Gamma(x)} + \\log{\\Gamma(1-x)}$, $x$ being a rational number between 0 and 1, are transcendental with at most \\emph{one} possible exception, but the proof presented there is \\emph{incorrect}. Here in this paper, I point out the mistake committed in that proof and I present a theorem that establishes the transcendence of those numbers, with at most \\emph{two} possible exceptions. This yields a criteria for the algebraicity of $\\log{\\pi}$, a number that presently is not known even to be irrational. I also show that each pair $\\{\\log{[\\pi/\\sin(\\pi x)]}, \\log{[\\pi/\\sin(\\pi y)]}\\}$ contains at least one transcendental number, e.g. $\\{\\log{\\pi}, \\log{(2 \\pi)} \\}$. With respect to this pair, I show that if $ \\log{(k \\pi)}$ is algebraic for some non-zero algebraic $k$ then the product $\\pi e$, another number whose irrationality is not proved, has to be transcendental.

  13. A Flexible Framework for Verifying Agent Programs (Short Paper)

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    Dennis, Louise

    popular, and multi- agent systems being increasingly used for safety-critical applica- tions, the need activities to pur- sue. Rational agents make such decisions in a rational and explain- able way and, since and critical areas, there is greater need to analyse, comprehensively, the behaviour of such systems

  14. Title 40 Protection of Environment Part 122 EPA Administered Permit

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    equipment and materials. The use of portable space heaters is discouraged, and departmental budgets must not be used to purchase space heaters. The use of fans is acceptable, and departmental budgets may be used provided with portable digital thermometers for the purpose of verifyi

  16. Grant Guidance to Administer the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

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    PROGRAM NOTICE 10-10: REPROGRAMMING TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FUNDS TO PROGRAM OPERATIONS Weatherization Formula Grants - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)...

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    , submachine gun, or assault rifle, which is designed to fire or is capable of firing fixed cartridge Management Policy No: TITLE: EFFECTIVE DATE: CANCELLATION: REVIEW DATE: AP-SA-05.2 Weapons on Campus April 25, is designated as a "Firearm-Free Zone" as defined in Louisiana Law Revised Statute 14:95.6, which states "a

  18. Does administering iodine in radiological procedures increase patient doses?

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    He, Wenjun; Yao, Hai, E-mail: haiyao@clemson.edu [Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program, Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 (United States); Huda, Walter; Mah, Eugene [Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, South Carolina 29425 (United States)

    2014-11-01

    Purpose: The authors investigated the changes in the pattern of energy deposition in tissue equivalent phantoms following the introduction of iodinated contrast media. Methods: The phantom consisted of a small “contrast sphere,” filled with water or iodinated contrast, located at the center of a 28 cm diameter water sphere. Monte Carlo simulations were performed using MCNP5 codes, validated by simulating irradiations with analytical solutions. Monoenergetic x-rays ranging from 35 to 150 keV were used to simulate exposures to spheres containing contrast agent with iodine concentrations ranging from 1 to 100 mg/ml. Relative values of energy imparted to the contrast sphere, as well as to the whole phantom, were calculated. Changes in patterns of energy deposition around the contrast sphere were also investigated. Results: Small contrast spheres can increase local absorbed dose by a factor of 13, but the corresponding increase in total energy absorbed was negligible (<1%). The highest localized dose increases were found to occur at incident photon energies of about 60 keV. For a concentration of about 10 mg/ml, typical of clinical practice, localized absorbed doses were generally increased by about a factor of two. At this concentration of 10 mg/ml, the maximum increase in total energy deposition in the phantom was only 6%. These simulations demonstrated that increases in contrast sphere doses were offset by corresponding dose reductions at distal and posterior locations. Conclusions: Adding iodine can result in values of localized absorbed dose increasing by more than an order of magnitude, but the total energy deposition is generally very modest (i.e., <10%). Their data show that adding iodine primarily changes the pattern of energy deposition in the irradiated region, rather than increasing patient doses per se.

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    ). c.) Activities held by the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration as a necessary by authorized university event management departments. 5. Alcoholic beverages shall not be made accessible

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    that program by reference in the developer's Construction General Permit for National Pollution Discharge Elimination System requirements, under the Clean Water Act. Published...

  1. ADMINISTERED BY: Office of Vice President for Business Affairs

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    Li, X. Rong

    is an important responsibility. The UNO Office of Human Resource Management (HRM) understands that employing of the University community, HRM will conduct criminal history checks as part of the hiring process. PURPOSE: 1. For classified employees, the hiring manager shall contact HRM with the selected candidate. HRM

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    , confidential or restricted information or software code with foreign nationals either within the U.S. or abroad, software code, or piece of information that has been "exported" under other subparts of this definition. 2 Officials" refers to the University's representatives for compliance with export control laws

  3. Administering Democracy: Public Opinion on Election Reform in California

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    Bergman, Elizabeth

    2012-01-01

    Consequences of Electoral Reform in the United States. ”Turnout and Institutional Reform in Oregon. ” Social SciencePublic Opinion on Election Reform in California Elizabeth

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    maximum physical security with minimum logistics. 2. Establish control of the campus keying and access access control policy and procedures. The issuing of keys, maintenance of physical security devices

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    , visitors, job candidates, or similar persons invited to the University in an official capacity. Taxpayer (EIN). Form W-9 ­ is the IRS form Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification

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    services to be "non-employee compensation." Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) - is an individual form Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification (copy attached). All payments

  8. Administering Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Programs | Department of Energy

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  11. Rationalized structural systems for diverse applications

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    Panayides, Floris

    1988-01-01

    Industrialized building emerged as a consequence of the need for the economical and rapid provision of healthy and safe living environments. In both Europe and developing countries, concrete panel systems were gradually ...

  12. Politically rational foreign policy decision-making 

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    Kent, Charles Todd

    2006-10-30

    This dissertation is an analysis of how presidents make foreign policy decisions. Rather than explaining foreign policy decisions by focusing on individuals or institutions, I stress the role of political pressures and ...

  13. Construction of Rational Surfaces in Projective Fourspace

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    Abo, Hirotachi

    surface. #12;Double point formula · X:= smooth surface in P4 . · H:= its hyperplane class. · K:= its families of smooth nongeneral-type surfaces in P4 (1995) can be found in W. Decker and S] 0 1 [S] 0 12 5 [AR2, AS] +1 0 0 1 [AR1] #12;References [ADS] H. Abo, W. Decker, N. Sasakura

  14. HOLOMORPHIC ONE FORMS, INTEGRAL AND RATIONAL POINTS ...

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    2014-09-23

    Abstract The first goal of this paper is to study the question of finiteness of integral points on a cofinite non-compact complex two dimensional ball quotient ...

  15. Rational design of hybrid organic solar cells

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    Lentz, Levi (Levi Carl)

    2014-01-01

    In this thesis, we will present a novel design for a nano-structured organic-inorganic hybrid photovoltaic material that will address current challenges in bulk heterojunction (BHJ) organic-based solar cell materials. ...

  16. A rational route to probing membrane proteins

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    Keating, Amy E.

    A recent report describes the design of short peptides that bind specifically to transmembrane regions of integrins, providing an exciting tool for probing the biology of membrane proteins.

  17. Derivatives of Isogeometric Functions on Rational Patches

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    Jüttler, Bert

    patch in Rd , then the graph of an isogeometric function is a d-dimensional patch (a hyper and their derivatives. Given a geometry mapping as an n- dimensional NURBS patch in Rd , an isogeometric function for the derivatives of the isogeometric functions as parametric patches. We deal with domains represented by n-dimensional

  18. Eye movements in reading as rational behavior

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    Bicknell, Klinton

    2011-01-01

    The human data is from Rayner and McConkie (1976) and has no27, 317–326. Frazier, L. , & Rayner, K. (1982). Making andHall. Ehrlich, S. F. , & Rayner, K. (1981). Contextual

  19. Multivariate Forecast Evaluation And Rationality Testing

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    Komunjer, Ivana; OWYANG, MICHAEL

    2007-01-01

    Economy, 95(5), 1062—1088. MULTIVARIATE FORECASTS Chaudhuri,Notion of Quantiles for Multivariate Data,” Journal of thePress, United Kingdom. MULTIVARIATE FORECASTS Kirchgässner,

  20. The structure of the rational numbers 

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    Johnson, Guy

    1952-01-01

    ')J(y). (Dl(d) ) ~ T7. If yc J a Pl, then (a) J(y) exists (b) ycJ(y) (c) J(y~)=J(y)I- y& Proof: J(1') exists and 1'cJ(1' ) and J(1")=J(1' )$ 1". (T5). Thus 3 K a xcK if and only if x=1 or J(x) exists and xcJ(x) and J(x')~J(x) )- x'. K& J. lcK. If xcK a... x~1, then x' cK. If xcK a x)1, then J (x) exists and xcJ(x) and J(x')=J(x) I- x'. Thus J(x') exists and x'cJ(x'). (We will next show that J(x ) P x" satisfies Dl for J(x") ). x" cJ. x"$1. (a) J(x ) Qx"2 J ~ (b) lcJ(x') so that lcJ(x' ) I- x". (c...

  1. Studies on phosphorus availability in poultry rations 

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    Baruah, Jogendra Nath

    1959-01-01

    and SubbaRow, 1925) ? To determine the effect of fluorine on growth and bone formation, an experiment was set up 'With chicks in which levels of 0.035 and 0.08 per cent fluorine were fed as sodium, fluoride and calcium fluoride. A practical-type diet....7 per cent (Motzok et al., 19,56). This amount of fluorine in the samples used in the present experiments would have contributed from 0.033 to 0.045 per cent fluorine in the form of fluorides to the chick diet. 23 fluorine levels of 0.035 0.08 per...

  2. THE RATIONAL EXPLOITATION OF THE SEA FISHERIES

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  3. Reconsidering Authority Scientific Expertise, Bounded Rationality,

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    Strevens, Michael

    , perhaps, but disastrous for us, living in this world in which almost all information about anything sources; rather, we should give it special treatment, keeping track of it even after we have extracted of that authority. I will search for a semiformal model of epistemic backtracking, a model formal enough

  4. Rational Points on Curves Samir Siksek

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    Siksek, Samir

    . Then div(f ) = -3 · (0) + ( 7) + (- 7) + . 6 / 23 #12;Picard Group Define Princ(C/k) := {div(f ) : f k(C)}. This is an abelian group (note div(fg) = div(f ) + div(g)). Also Princ(C/k) Div0 (C/k). We define the Picard group of C/k as Pic0 (C/k) := Div0 (C/k) Princ(C/k) . Example Pic0 (P1 /k) = 0. 7 / 23 #12;Define Princ

  5. Fair Computation with Rational Players Amos Beimel

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    with understanding interactions between mu- tually distrusting parties with potentially conflicting interests to protect the interests of each party against arbitrary (i.e., malicious) behavior of the other parties recently been devoted to bridging cryptography and game theory; see [12, 28] for surveys. This work has

  6. Use of Cottonseed Meal in Swine Rations

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    Lyman, Carl M.; Smith, Hilton A.; Hale, Fred

    1958-01-01

    TABLE 6. PROTEIN QUALITY IN DIFFERENT SAMPLES OF with accepted principles, the edema was con- COTTONSEED MEAL AS DETERMINED BY RAT PROTEIN sidered to have been dependent on passive con- REPLETION TESTS gestion and venous stasis. The latter conditions...

  7. On Spectral Approximations Using Modified Legendre Rational ...

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    Ben-Yu Guo, Jie Shen

    1910-10-82

    linear problems, we may need to estimate the upper-bounds of various ..... [1] R.A. ADAMS, Sobolev Spaces, Academic Press, New York, 1975. .... [31] N.J. ZABUSKY & M.D. KRUSKAL, Interaction of solitons in a collisionless plasma and the ...

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  9. 110IPACIIFIICC OU'flHIWJE'f ]FORJE'f & RANGJE JEXIPJERTIMJEN'f 'fA'fTION

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    . This price does not include the n e c e s s a r y observation tools, such as balloons, helium, theodolite technique kit consists of four items: · Set of horizontal distance tables with built-in conversions. · Sheet prefers to the parallel rule, and for the horizontal distance tables . Horizontal Distance Tables I

  10. 1 communications of the acm | july 2009 | vol. 52 | no. 7 tion not taken is a negative example.

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    Russell, Stuart

    by the authors avoids both problems by learning from expert behaviors. By observing the helicopter's tra- jectory is determined in advance from general knowledge of helicopter dynamics. The task of learning the reward up a "pilot program" for helicopter flight, absorb the knowledge instantly via a brain- computer

  11. Summary We examined the effects of increased transpira-tion demand on xylem hydraulic conductivity and vulnerabil-

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    Maherali, Hafiz

    the leaf/sapwood area ratio (AL/AS) and more than twice the transpiration rate of trees growing in cool Transpiration depends on hydraulic conductivity and the con- tinuity of the water column through the tree. Xylem transpiration demands. The model, which integrates the pattern of aboveground biomass allocation and xylem

  12. Tableau de bord des formaTions de l'universiT de franche-comT

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    Jeanjean, Louis

    la formation d'infirmier à partir de 2009 en- traîne une intégration progressive des élèves dans les

  13. * Corresponding author. Present address: Centre of Polar Observa-tion and Modelling, Department of Space and Climate Physics, UCL,

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    Feltham, Daniel

    areas of application, most obviously to the casting of metal structures in moulds but also, for example

  14. THe sZ DeVIce for cerVIcal sPIne sTaBIlIsaTIon

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    Mucina, Ladislav

    after decompression, as well as certain degenerative and chronic pain conditions. Dynamic stabilisation is limited due to the size of bone mass and the proximity of nerves and blood vessels. Posterior dynamic of development The device is at the design stage, but will quickly move to prototype and clinical testing

  15. Under the California Master Plan for Higher Educa-tion, the mission of the University of California is excel-

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    Heydari, Payam

    it will be unable to suc- cessfully commercialize an invention, it may release the invention back to the inventor to the inventor, the faculty member will need to further develop the invention without the use of University time if the invention is within the inventor's scope of University employment. Inventorship Inventorship on patents

  16. ;n 3:i'tion to the melhods recenrly reviewed in TREEoy Ro,?sset and Raymond'. the introduction

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    Beerli, Peter

    genealogies ustng Markov chain Monte Carlo importance samplmg For DNA and microsatellite data these ML Hudson, R.R. I19901 Oxf. Sm. Evol. Bol. 7, 1-44 4 Watterson, G. (19%; Jheor. Popul. Bid. 35, 161-180 5 Fu: estimation of populationsize. exponentlai growth rate, data migration rates. Three programs available as C

  17. Callitriche heterophylla (Native) 4 

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    Richard V. Lansdown

    2011-08-10

    ts4 Rstfaa 5 ~ ~ ~ * 5V TX I It Dls sass foR t ~ i ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 00 XII ~ sa4 Coaslasfoas ~ i ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 45 RflkliogsLPhP? ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ t ~ ~ e5 TabZ? 1. Results of Vitsaia D... Gains in Right weeks with Yhrring dnounis oi' Vitanin D Fed with Ration S. . . ~ . . . . . 44 Table Sf e RXyerinonb III+ Caine in Toelos Wacko With Varying Amounts ef Vitaain D Fed with Ra'tion Sa . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 4V Table 58. RuyerSaeat IY, Caine...

  18. brief communications 176 | VOL.9 NO.2 | FEBRUARY2012 | nature methods

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    Cai, Long

    and unbalanced splits required to support a call. For each configu- ration, we plotted the proportion of events structural variation and indels from 1 base pair (bp) to 1 mbp within exome sequence data sets. splitread by other methods. Although the proportion of structural variants and small inser- tions and deletions

  19. Supernormal vision and high-resolution retinal imaging through adaptive optics

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    Supernormal vision and high-resolution retinal imaging through adaptive optics Junzhong Liang corrected these aberra- tions using adaptive optics, providing normal eyes with supernormal optical quality optics. The eye's aber- rations also limit the resolution of images of the retina, a limit that has

  20. Sustainable energy Risindialogue

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    % of electricity consumption. Risø has, in collabo- ration with its national and international partners, pro- vided on playing. Through internal and external collabora- tion on research and the education of scientists we want are integrated into national research and the education of scientists through Dansk Forskningskon- sortium

  1. VOLUME 84, NUMBER 7 P H Y S I C A L R E V I E W L E T T E R S 14 FEBRUARY 2000 Dislocation Patterning: From Micro-to Mesoscale Description

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    Groma, István

    Patterning: From Micro- to Mesoscale Description I. Groma and B. Bakó Eötvös University, Department the problem on a mesoscale. Numerical results obtained in double slip configu- ration indicate the development to stress that the proposed mesoscale evolu- tion equations are derived from the equations of motion

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

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    Spagnolo, Filippo

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

  3. Model-Based Control and Optimization of Large Scale Physical Systems -Challenges in Reservoir Engineering

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    Van den Hof, Paul

    challenge to rationalize the decision processes. With newly developed technology for drilling wells and in- tion phases can be identified. In the primary production phase wells are drilled from the surface. Although this process requires no additional effort than drilling wells, unfortunately only 5

  4. A Study of Detonation Diffraction and Failure for a Model of Compressible Two-Phase Reactive Flow

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    Kapila, Ashwani K.

    by such processes as fric- tion, crystal fracture, plastic deformation, void collapse, shearing, and jetting that is a combination of chemical kinetics at the molecular scale and mechanics at the grain scale. A rational the micromechanical submodels and their formulation is constrained by thermodynamic principles. A prominent example

  5. Steelhead and Chinook Salmon Bioenergetics: Temperature, Ration, and Genetic Effects

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    Cech, Joseph J Jr.; Myrick, Christopher A

    1999-01-01

    Oncorhynchus mykiss) bioenergetics. Ph.D. Dissertation,L . Johnson. 1992. Fish Bioenergetics Model 2: An UpgradeUniversity of Generalized Bioenergetics Model of Fish Growth

  6. Demand and Price Volatility: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    A Joint Model of the Global Crude Oil Market and the U.S.Noureddine. 2002. World crude oil and natural gas: a demandelasticity of demand for crude oil, not gasoline. Results

  7. The Rationality of EIA Forecasts under Symmetric and Asymmetric Loss

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    Auffhammer, Maximilian

    2005-01-01

    function. The forecasts of oil, coal and gas prices as wellforecasts for natural gas consumption, electricity sales, coal and electricity prices,

  8. Optimal sequencing of individually rational contracts Partha Sarathi Dutta

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    Sen, Sandip

    University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK, USA partha@ens.utulsa.edu Sandip Sen Math & CS Department University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK, USA sandip@kolkata.mcs.utulsa.edu ABSTRACT Multiagent researchers have worked on the problem

  9. Approximate Parameterization by Planar Rational Curves Bert Juttler

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    Jüttler, Bert

    in order to obtain a good initial solution, which is crucial for the convergence of the nonlinear¨uttler et al. 2003; Sederberg et al. 1999]. Cur- rently, the potential applications in industry (in partic

  10. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    in Electrochemical Energy Storage. Science 334, (6058), 917-with supercapacitors storage energy system. Electr. Pow.energy conversion and storage devices. Nat. Mater. 2005,

  11. Demand and Price Volatility: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    capita terms. When crude oil prices are used, these are thedriven by the world crude oil price rather than by exchange-how consumers think about oil prices and price expectations,

  12. Demand and Price Uncertainty: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2013-01-01

    capita terms. When crude oil prices are used, these are theprices are driven by oil prices, moreover, and oil isby ‡uctuations in the crude oil price. The overall mean real

  13. Demand and Price Uncertainty: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2013-01-01

    World crude oil and natural gas: a demand and supply model.analysis of the demand for oil in the Middle East. EnergyEstimates elasticity of demand for crude oil, not gasoline.

  14. Demand and Price Volatility: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    World crude oil and natural gas: a demand and supply model.analysis of the demand for oil in the Middle East. EnergyEstimates elasticity of demand for crude oil, not gasoline.

  15. Demand and Price Uncertainty: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2013-01-01

    Sterner. 1991. Analysing gasoline demand elasticities: A2011. Measuring global gasoline and diesel price and incomeMutairi. 1995. Demand for gasoline in Kuwait: An empirical

  16. Demand and Price Volatility: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    H. , and James M. Gri¢ n. 1983. Gasoline demand in the OECDof dynamic demand for gasoline. Journal of Econometrics 77(An empirical analysis of gasoline demand in Denmark using

  17. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    portable electronics, EVs and grid-scale energy storage.electronics, EVs and grid-scale energy storage. v Thevehicles and smart grid energy storage, are highly dependent

  18. A Theory of Linear Fractional Transformations of Rational Functions

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    Reiter, Harold

    functions, we say that g g if g = ax+b cx+d -1 g ax+b cx+d , where a b c d = 0. For practical purposes ax+b cx+d = ax + b, a linear function, our methods yield a large number of first level invariants and n i=0 Aixi and n i=0 Bixi have no roots in common. Also, g g if g = ax+b cx+d -1 g ax+b cx

  19. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    a new family of high-performance energy materials witha new family of high-performance energy materials witha new family of high-performance energy storage materials

  20. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Advanced MaterialsAnode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries. Journal of theas Superior Anode in Lithium Ion Batteries. Chemistry – A

  1. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    E. ; Dunn, B. V 2 O 5 Aerogel as a Versatile Host for MetalProperties of Vanadium Oxide Aerogels Prepared by a Freeze-Capacitance control of carbon aerogel electrodes. Journal of

  2. A Rational Approach to Governmental Decision Concerning Air Pollution

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    Ellis, Howard M.

    This paper addresses a problem common to many government agencies--trying to specify a regulatory policy that is in some sense best for a given situation. Such questions demand the consideration of multiple conflicting ...

  3. Rational design of a split-Cas9 enzyme complex

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    Wright, Addison V.; Sternberg, Samuel H.; Taylor, David W.; Staahl, Brett T.; Bardales, Jorge A.; Kornfeld, Jack E.; Doudna, Jennifer A.

    2015-02-23

    Cas9, an RNA-guided DNA endonuclease found in clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) bacterial immune systems, is a versatile tool for genome editing, transcriptional regulation, and cellular imaging applications. Structures of Streptococcus pyogenes Cas9 alone or bound to single-guide RNA (sgRNA) and target DNA revealed a bilobed protein architecture that undergoes major conformational changes upon guide RNA and DNA binding. To investigate the molecular determinants and relevance of the interlobe rearrangement for target recognition and cleavage, we designed a split-Cas9 enzyme in which the nuclease lobe and ?-helical lobe are expressed as separate polypeptides. The lobes do not interactmore »on their own, the sgRNA recruits them into a ternary complex that recapitulates the activity of full-length Cas9 and catalyzes site-specific DNA cleavage. The use of a modified sgRNA abrogates split-Cas9 activity by preventing dimerization, allowing for the development of an inducible dimerization system. We propose that split-Cas9 can act as a highly regulatable platform for genome-engineering applications.« less

  4. Groupstrategyproofness of the Egalitarian Mechanism for Constrained Rationing Problems

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    Chandramouli, Shyam S

    2011-01-01

    The key contribution of the paper is a comprehensive study of the egalitarian mechanism with respect to manipulation by a coalition of agents. Our main result is that the egalitarian mechanism is, in fact, peak group strategyproof : no coalition of agents can (weakly) benefit from jointly misreporting their peaks. Furthermore, we show that the egalitarian mechanism cannot be manipulated by any coalition of suppliers (or any coalition of demanders) in the model where both the suppliers and demanders are agents. Our proofs shed light on the structure of the two models and simpify some of the earlier proofs of strategyproofness in the earlier papers. An implication of our results is that the well known algorithm of Megiddo to compute a lexicographically optimal flow in a network is group strategyproof with respect to the source capacities (or sink capacities).

  5. Rational design of additives for inhibition of protein aggregation

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    Shukla, Diwakar

    2011-01-01

    Protein based therapeutics hold great promise in the treatment of human diseases and disorders and subsequently, they have become the fastest growing sector of new drugs being developed. Proteins are, however, inherently ...

  6. Smooth surfaces from rational bilinear patches , Jun Wang 1

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    Pottmann, Helmut

    at an example: To produce a curved glass-fibre reinforced con- crete panel, a mold is produced from styrofoam

  7. A Model of Unemployment with Matching Frictions and Job Rationing

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    Michaillat, Pascal

    2010-01-01

    subsidy rate as a function of the allocation: W t · ? t = T(rewritten as a function of the allocation Chapter 6. Optimalsubsidy rate ? as a function of the allocation: ? · W = W +

  8. Demand and Price Uncertainty: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2013-01-01

    A Joint Model of the Global Crude Oil Market and the U.S.Noureddine. 2002. World crude oil and natural gas: a demandelasticity of demand for crude oil, not gasoline. Results

  9. Cottonseed Meal in Rations of Horses and Mules. 

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    Williams, R. H.; Jones, J. M. (John McKinley); Jones, John H.

    1934-01-01

    . Scoates, A. E, Agricultural Engineins W. R. Horlacher. Ph. D.. Genetics A. K. Mackey, M. S., Animal Husbandry J. H. Knox, M. S., Animal Husbandry R. G. Reeves, Ph. D.. Biology A. L. Darnell, M. A.. Dairy Huebandw - *Dean. School of Veterinary Medicine...

  10. Why Tax Energy? Towards a More Rational Energy Policy

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    Newbery, David

    2006-03-14

    ), and 46% of indirect taxes if VAT and import duties are excluded. Taxes on Light Fuel Oil (LFO) even for industrial uses (see figure 2) can be over 100% of the pre-tax price, while gasoline taxes were 180% in the EU-15 in 2002, and over 250% in the UK... distillate spot prices from IEA (2004), 1.09 TOE/tonne product. 5 The rates for the same fuel in different uses often differs dramatically, and appears to account for discrepancies between the EU Excise source used here and IEA’s Energy Prices and Taxes...

  11. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    decondensation, Energy and Environmental Science 2011, 4, [Y. Lee, J. Cho, Energy & Environmental Science 2009, 2, T.lithium storage. Energy & Environmental Science 2011, 4, (

  12. Amount of vitamin D required in commercial chick rations 

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    Couch, James Russell

    1934-01-01

    . Bnperiasat I. Relstioa of Vitescia D La ye?4 to Weights of Chiehenee ~ a ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ e ~ e i ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ld Rccperiaeat Ii Relation of Vitaaia D to Rich?to ead Cthac Eff sobs oa Chiehenso ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ s o ~ ~ ~ ~ o ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ gg Tsble de... Rsyericmt II. Relation of viteain D ia ye?4 so weights of Ohio hens e ~ e ~ ~ ~ o ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a o ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ IQ Rxyericccat II. Relation of Viteain D t? Bi?hats ead Cthe j Bffeets oa Chiehensa ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ gd Bccperineat I...

  13. Mechanism-based rational design of cisplatin analogues

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    Barnes, Katie R., 1978-

    2005-01-01

    The success of cisplatin as an anticancer drug is attributed to the ability of the platinum compound to damage DNA and subsequently induce apoptosis. Details of the cellular processing of cisplatin-damaged DNA can provide ...

  14. Rational Protocol Design: Cryptography Against Incentive-driven Adversaries

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    Maurer, Ueli

    in part by NSF awards #0830464, #1111599, and #1223623, the Army Research Laboratory under Cooperative Research Projects Agency through the U.S. Office of Naval Research under Contract N00014-Cryptographic Protocols, Game Theory, Se- cure Computation, Composition I. INTRODUCTION Consider a cryptographic protocol

  15. Alveolar targeting of aerosol pentamidine. Toward a rational delivery system

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    Simonds, A.K.; Newman, S.P.; Johnson, M.A.; Talaee, N.; Lee, C.A.; Clarke, S.W. )

    1990-04-01

    Nebulizer systems that deposit a high proportion of aerosolized pentamidine on large airways are likely to be associated with marked adverse side effects, which may lead to premature cessation of treatment. We have measured alveolar deposition and large airway-related side effects (e.g., cough, breathlessness, and effect on pulmonary function) after aerosolization of 150 mg pentamidine isethionate labeled with {sup 99m}Tc-Sn-colloid. Nine patients with AIDS were studied using three nebulizer systems producing different droplet size profiles: the Acorn System 22, Respirgard II, and Respirgard II with the inspiratory baffle removed. Alveolar deposition was greatest and side effects least with the nebulizer producing the smallest droplet size profile (Respirgard II), whereas large airway-related side effects were prominent and alveolar deposition lowest with the nebulizer producing the largest droplet size (Acorn System 22). Values for alveolar deposition and adverse airway effects were intermediate using the Respirgard with inspiratory baffle removed, thus indicating the importance of the baffle valve in determining droplet size. Addition of a similar baffle valve to the Acorn System 22 produced a marked improvement in droplet size profile. Selection of a nebulizer that produces an optimal droplet size range offers the advantage of enhancing alveolar targeting of aerosolized pentamidine while reducing large airway-related side effects.

  16. Rational Design Concepts Applied to Stormwater Runoff Management

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    Ferreira, Marcia

    2014-01-01

    California watersheds. Water Air Soil and Pollution, 212:highway and road runoff. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 163:California watersheds. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. v.

  17. Rational Material Architecture Design for Better Energy Storage

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    Chen, Zheng

    2012-01-01

    in Electrochemical Energy Storage. Science 334, (6058), 917-for electrochemical energy storage. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2009,electrochemical capacitive energy storage. Angew. Chem. Int.

  18. Rational Design Concepts Applied to Stormwater Runoff Management

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    Ferreira, Marcia

    2014-01-01

    with Regulatory Requirements - Stormwater Runoff Treatment2011. International Stormwater BMP Database. B. Boughton andnormal distributions to stormwater quality parameters. Water

  19. The Rationality of EIA Forecasts under Symmetric and Asymmetric Loss

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    Auffhammer, Maximilian

    2005-01-01

    Crude Oil Production Natural Gas Production Coal Production Net Petroleum Imports Net Natural Gas Imports World

  20. Demand and Price Uncertainty: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2013-01-01

    global gasoline and diesel price and income elasticities.shift in the short-run price elasticity of gasoline demand.Habits and Uncertain Relative Prices: Simulating Petrol Con-

  1. Demand and Price Volatility: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    shift in the short-run price elasticity of gasoline demand.A meta-analysis of the price elasticity of gasoline demand.2007. Consumer demand un- der price uncertainty: Empirical

  2. Rational control of hydrothermal nanowire synthesis and its applications

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    Joo, Jaebum

    2010-01-01

    Hydrothermal nanowire synthesis is a rapidly emerging nanowire discipline that enables low temperature growth and batch process. It has a major impact on the development of novel energy conversion devices, high density ...

  3. The Rationalization of Space and Time: Dodoma and Socialist Modernity

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    Yoon, Duncan

    2011-01-01

    the capitalist form of industrial revolution. In fact, manyand after the Industrial Revolution. European colonialism ofrevolution. Because almost all Third World countries had no industrial

  4. Credit Rationing and Crowding Out During the Industrial Revolution

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    Voth, Joachim

    2005-01-01

    during the British Industrial Revolution." Explorations inT. S. (1968). The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1830. London,Growth during the Industrial Revolution. Oxford, Oxford

  5. Demand and Price Uncertainty: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2013-01-01

    shock), it is the world crude oil price that must change insuggesting that the crude oil price might be somewhatper capita terms. When crude oil prices are used, these are

  6. Demand and Price Volatility: Rational Habits in International Gasoline Demand

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    Scott, K. Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    shock), it is the world crude oil price that must change inin the instruments based on crude oil prices. Unfortunately,per capita terms. When crude oil prices are used, these are

  7. Semidefinite representation of convex hulls of rational varieties

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    Henrion, Didier

    , shipbuilding, and other indus- tries. For example, Airbus aircrafts are designed in Toulouse with the help

  8. Semidefinite representation of convex hulls of rational varieties Didier Henrion

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    Henrion, Didier

    , automotive, shipbuilding, and other industries. Airbus aircrafts are designed in Toulouse with the help

  9. Rationalization of Au concentration and distribution in AuNi...

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    activity and stability of Pt-based core-shell nanocatalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cells while lowering Pt loading has been one of the big challenges in...

  10. Computing Eigenvalues of Real Symmetric Matrices Using Rational Filters in

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  11. Rational design of metal-organic frameworks with anticipated porosities

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  12. A rationalization of the Type IV loading dependence in the

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  13. Understanding Thin Film Structure for the Rational Design of

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  14. Implementing Rational Surface Locations Measured From Thomson Scattering Into

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  15. Title 40 CFR 122 EPA Administered Permit Programs: NPDES | Open Energy

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  16. Title 40 CFR 270: EPA Administered Programs: The Hazardous Waste Program |

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  17. CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION Administered ARRA Funded Programs (2/17/10) State Energy Program $226 million

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    and water efficiency, renewable energy, smart grid and clean transportation fields. ARRA Funding: $20. ARRA Funding: $25 million Target Audience: City and county governments Leveraged Funding million Target Audience: Community colleges, training & employment partnerships, cities & counties

  18. Pharmacokinetics of albuterol and butorphanol administered intravenously and via a buccal patch 

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    Vaughan, Deirdre Faye

    2004-09-30

    of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved as to style and content by: _______________________________ _______________________________ Dawn M. Boothe Gordon Brumbaugh (Chair of Committee) (Member... Patch. (May 2003) Deirdre Faye Vaughan, B.S., Auburn University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Dawn M. Boothe Conventional routes of drug administration have several disadvantages. The rate and extent of absorption can vary greatly depending...

  19. Overexpression of CREB in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell Increases Cocaine Reinforcement in Self-Administering Rats

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    Larson, Erin B.

    Chronic exposure to addictive drugs enhances cAMP response element binding protein (CREB)-regulated gene expression in nucleus accumbens (NAc), and these effects are thought to reduce the positive hedonic effects of passive ...

  20. Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression in MS patients: moderating role of social support

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    Beckner, Victoria; Howard, Isa; Vella, Lea; Mohr, David C.

    2010-01-01

    in coping with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Consulting and1996). Depression and multiple sclerosis. Neurology, 46(3),Increased depression in multiple sclerosis patients. A meta-

  1. importantly, therapeutic activity was seen when the viruses were administered systemically, the

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    Santos, Laurie R.

    applications, spanning waveguide ampli- fiers, light-emitting diodes, and laser media. Existing methods

  2. The synchronization of estrus in beef cattle by an orally administered synthetic progestin 

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    Foster, John Howard

    1963-01-01

    . Animal Sci. 19: 1324. 33 Hansel, W. , P. V. Malven, and D. L. Black. 1961. Estrous cycle regulation in the bovine. J. Animal Sci. 20:621. Hogue, D. Eap W. Hansel, and R. W. Bratton. 1961. Fertility of ewes bred artificially and naturally after estrous..." if they did not con- ceive at the estrus following treatment (Hogue et al. , 1961; Combs et al. , 1961). C H A P T E R III PROCEDURE This experiment was conducted on the San Geronimo Ranch, State of Coahuila, Mexico. The ranch is located among...

  3. Statistical and Economic Implications Associated with Precision of Administering Weight-based Medication in Cattle 

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    Olvera, Isaac Daniel

    2012-02-14

    Metaphylactic treatment of incoming feedlot cattle is a common preventative action against bovine respiratory disease (BRD). Cattle are dosed based on estimated or actual lot average weights, rather than on an individual basis, to reduce initial...

  4. The Role of Transporters in the Pharmacokinetics of Orally Administered Drugs

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    Shugarts, Sarah; Benet, Leslie Z.

    2009-01-01

    A, Benet LZ. Effects of drug transporters on volume of4. Mizuno N, Sugiyama Y. Drug transporters: their role andand development of new drugs. Drug Metab. Pharmacokinet.

  5. An analysis of incubation effects in problem solving using a computer-administered assessment tool 

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    Yoo, Sung Ae

    2009-05-15

    can benefit from a temporary interruption task in a problem solving sequence. The participants resolved the problems more quickly when distracted by an intervening simple cognitive task than when allowed to work continuously. It was implied that a...

  6. UNITED STATES-ISRAEL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION US-ISRAEL FULBRIGHT PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY USIEF

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    Beimel, Amos

    role in selection of grantees Comments Fulbright-Israel Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences One semester or full academic year May 1, 2008 Final selection of grantees by USIEF Host Sciences and Engineering One semester or full academic year May 1, 2008 Final selection of grantees

  7. Geographic Information Science Certificate Subject: Administered by the Department of Geography and Planning.

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    Wehlau, David

    of Geography and Planning. Plan: Consists of 30.0 units as described below. Program: The Plan, when 595/6.0) with a faculty member in Geography and Planning on a geographic information science topic program should consult as soon as possible with the Department of Geography and Planning. The Certificate

  8. LANL/LANS 2015 BCBSNM-Administered Medical Programs: ACTIVE EMPLOYEES...

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    services are subject to deductible unless otherwise indicated below. 300 Individual 900 Family 500 Individual 1,500 Family 1,500 Individual 3,000 Family 3,000 Individual...

  9. Grant Guidance to Administer the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of

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  10. Title 40 CFR 122 EPA Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant

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  13. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, VOL. BME-23, NO. 3, MAY 1976 tion of Bayluscide and sodium Pentachlorophenate in the Egypt-

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    power sources. Nuclear batteries, biogalvanic fuel cells, and improved chemical cells all show promise-64, 1973. An In Vivo Study of Cardiac Pacemaker Optimization by Pulse Shape Modification RICHARD D. KLAFTER

  14. In the book: Continuous Optimization: Current Trends and Modern Applica-tions, Springer, New York, 2005. (Editors: V. Jeyakumar and A. M. Rubinov).

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    criterion for global minimization algorithms. The 3D inverse scattering problem with fixed-energy data. RAMM AND SEMION GUTMAN 5. Inverse scattering problem with fixed-energy data. 27 6. Obstacle scattering

  15. In the book: Continuous Optimization: Current Trends and Modern Applica tions, Springer, New York, 2005. (Editors: V. Jeyakumar and A. M. Rubinov).

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    criterion for global minimization algorithms. The 3D inverse scattering problem with fixed­energy data AND SEMION GUTMAN 5. Inverse scattering problem with fixed­energy data. 27 6. Obstacle scattering

  16. RE SONANT PHO NON -A 8 8 IS TE D 6E NE HA TION. . . not observed, presumably because either the

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    Glyde, Henry R.

    of Canada Iimited, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada (Received 21 December 1970) The Gibbs-Bogolyubov variational of Vacancies and Rare-Gas Crystal Mixtures H. R. Glyde Chalk Riser +unclear «boratories, ~topi@ Energy

  17. inverter. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 publica-tions in his research fields including the book `Control in Power

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    Simões, Marcelo Godoy

    Power Electronics Society NEWSLETTER 19 Induction Generators for Small Wind Energy Systems M. GodoyW, the induction generator is favored for small hydro and wind power plants. More recently, with the widespread use that enabled people to move away from large urban concentrations, and growing concerns with the environment led

  18. RATIONAL MATERIALS DESIGN THROUGH THEORY AND MODELING The rational design of novel electrical energy storage (EES) systems with high energy and

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    Bazant, Martin Z.

    energy storage (EES) systems with high energy and power density will require the development of a full breakthroughs. Although chemical energy storage (batteries) and ECs share common components such as electrodes the research directions for each are presented separately. Chemical Energy Storage Storage of electrical charge

  19. Effect of Orally Administered Microencapsulated FA-Producing L. fermentum on Markers of Metabolic Syndrome: An In Vivo Analysis

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    Bhathena, Jasmine; Martoni, Christopher; Malhotra, Meenakshi; Kulamarva, Arun; Urbanska, Aleksandra Malgorzata; Paul, Arghya; Prakash, Satya; tomaro-Duchesneau, Catherine

    2012-05-25

    , where production of FA is greatest. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of APA microencapsulated L.f. 11976 to modulate markers of metabolic syndrome. The antioxidant activity, as a potential mechanism of action to treat/prevent metabolic...

  20. Metabolomic changes in follicular fluid induced by soy isoflavones administered to rats from weaning until sexual maturity

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    Wang, Wenxiang; Zhang, Wenchang; Liu, Jin; Sun, Yan; Li, Yuchen; Li, Hong; Xiao, Shihua; Shen, Xiaohua

    2013-06-15

    Female Wistar rats at 21 days of age were treated with one of three concentrations of soy isoflavones (SIF) (50, 100 or 200 mg/kg body weight, orally, once per day) from weaning until sexual maturity (3 months) in order to evaluate the influence of SIF on ovarian follicle development. After treatment, the serum sex hormone levels and enumeration of ovarian follicles of the ovary were measured. The metabolic profile of follicular fluid was determined using HPLC-MS. Principal component analysis (PCA) and partial least-squares-discriminant analysis (PLS-DA) was used to identify differences in metabolites and reveal useful toxic biomarkers. The results indicated that modest doses of SIF affect ovarian follicle development, as demonstrated by decreased serum estradiol levels and increases in both ovarian follicle atresia and corpora lutea number in the ovary. SIF treatment-related metabolic alterations in follicular fluid were also found in the PCA and PLS-DA models. The 24 most significantly altered metabolites were identified, including primary sex hormones, amino acids, fatty acids and metabolites involved in energy metabolism. These findings may indicate that soy isoflavones affect ovarian follicle development by inducing metabolomic variations in the follicular fluid. - Highlights: ? Modest doses of soy isoflavones (SIF) do affect ovarian follicle development. ? SIF treatment-related metabolic alterations in follicular fluid were found. ? The 24 most significantly altered metabolites were identified.

  1. A. Introduction. Florida law provides for the University's board of trustees to administer a program for the

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    Slatton, Clint

    , such as safety records and cost estimating services. The University's standard selection criteria are attached to select professional consultants, construction managers, and design/builders pursuant to a qualifications- based selection process, except in the selection of design/builders who may also be selected under

  2. Keeping Show Pigs Healthy 

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    Lawhorn, D. Bruce

    2006-10-13

    to 4 weeks later. Approximately 2 weeks after the second erysipelas-APP bacterin is administered, healthy pigs develop an immunity that lasts until about 6 months of age. Sometimes these diseases still occur after vaccination; however, vaccination... sources, mixed on a trailer and subjected to the stress of hauling, injec- tions during this time may only postpone or delay the development of bacterial diseases. Remember: The greater the exposure, the greater the likelihood of disease problems...

  3. Rational Ligand Design for U(VI) and Pu(IV)

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    Szigethy, Geza

    2010-01-01

    and Related Methods of Nuclear Waste Management; Choppin, G.and Related Methods of Nuclear Waste Management; Choppin, G.

  4. Molecular engineering of new protein labeling methodology based on rational design and in vitro evolution

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    Choi, Yoon-Aa

    2010-01-01

    Site-specific labeling using E coli biotin ligase (BirA) and its 15-amino acid "acceptor peptide" (AP) has been applied to study the function of various cellular proteins. In order to extend the capabilities of biotin ...

  5. Rational Ligand Design for U(VI) and Pu(IV)

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    Szigethy, Geza

    2010-01-01

    Design for the Uranyl Cation, UO 22+ ………………………. ……………….15tripodal ligands for uranyl chelation …………………….19 Figurestudies with the uranyl cation ………………………………………………. 36 Figure

  6. The Transportation Greenhouse Gas Inventory: A First Step Toward City-Driven Emissions Rationalization

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    Ganson, Chris

    2008-01-01

    responsibility for greenhouse gas emissions, Department ofDetailed Methodology for Energy, Greenhouse Gas and CriteriaNo. 879 The Transportation Greenhouse Gas Inventory: A First

  7. From rational numbers to algebra: Separable contributions of decimal magnitude and relational understanding of fractions

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    DeWolf, M; Bassok, M; Holyoak, KJ

    2015-01-01

    relative magnitude (proportion) Continuous masses: imposea continuous-valued magnitude (i.e. , proportion) but not acontinuous quantity corresponding to its integrated magnitude (the value of a proportion).

  8. University Dining Decisions: Do College Students Make Rational Decisions in the Market for Meal Plans 

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    Struble, Matthew

    2013-02-04

    When students come to college they take on many responsibilities their parents used to cover for them, including making significant purchase decisions. My research examines the dining plan purchases of students at Texas A&M over time to determine...

  9. Motives for Practicing Criticism as a ‘Rational Science’ in Lord Kames’s Elements of Criticism

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    Innocenti, Beth

    2001-01-01

    The way Lord Kames practices criticism in Elements of Criticism (1762) is not motivated by the new philosophy per se. His use of the new philosophy in the practice of criticism addresses social, political, and nationalistic circumstances. After...

  10. DIRECTIONAL-RATIONAL APPROACH FOR COLOR IMAGE ENHANCEMENT Faouzi Alaya Cheikh and Moncef Gabbouj

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    Gabbouj, Moncef

    Signal Processing Laboratory Tampere University of Technology P.O. Box 553 FIN-33 101 Tampere, Finland

  11. Rational Design and Preparation of Organic Semiconductors for use in Field Effect Transistors and Photovoltaic Cells

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    Mauldin, Clayton Edward

    2010-01-01

    Effect Transistors and Photovoltaic Cells By Clayton EdwardEffect Transistors and Photovoltaic Cells By Clayton Edwardin thin film organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs) is presented.

  12. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor)

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    Iooss, Gérard

    the dispersion relation, first we give the formal asymptotic expansion of bifurcating solutions in powers of 1, 2 Plotnikov Lavrentyev Institute of Hydrodynamics, Lavryentyev pr. 15, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia E-mail: plotnikov@hydro.nsc.ru #12;2 G´erard Iooss & Pavel Plotnikov 1 Introduction 1.1 Presentation and history

  13. Rational Ligand Design for U(VI) and Pu(IV)

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    Szigethy, Geza

    2010-01-01

    V.4.024; Siemens Industrial Automation, Inc, Madison, WI,V.4.024; Siemens Industrial Automation, Inc, Madison, WI,

  14. The Effect of Various Rations on the Storage Quality of Eggs. 

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    Sherwood, R. M. (Ross Madison)

    1928-01-01

    of yolk or white, but in 1926, it was found that some feeds fed laying hens caused eggs in cold-storage to show discolored yolks and in some cases discolored whites. A study of the effect of feeding various mixtures of feeds on the storage quality.... It is practically all Acala cotton and is grown under irrigation." In the spring of 1926, the Texas Station placed eggs from cottonseed- meal-fed hens in cold-storage and noted that the yolks and whites of the eggs did not hold their color in storage...

  15. Ecient Meta-Level Control in Bounded-Rational Anita Raja and Victor Lesser

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    Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

    by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Air Force Research Laboratory Air Force Materiel, or in practice, a sophisticated scheme that controls the complexity. In this paper, we de- scribe a meta

  16. Further Rationalization for Piping Natural Gas to the Avalon to Meet Domestic Energy Needs

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    Bruneau, Steve

    :Sample Gas Dev Economic Case Study: CAPEX and OPEX conservatively estimated as follows:CAPEX and OPEX

  17. Elementary proof of the B. and M. Shapiro conjecture for rational ...

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    2015-08-26

    Oct 10, 2005 ... The full preimage of a polynomial with all real roots under the Wronski ... cells (

  18. Complex Dynamics in Equilibrium Asset Pricing Models with Boundedly Rational, Heterogeneous

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    their optimal portfolio and the market equilibrium, investors must compute future aggregate demands for assets] for critiques of equilibrium models and the response [4] by Robert Lucas. 3The Lucas [5] paper is one one

  19. Optimal model reduction for non-rational functions Mark R. Opmeer1

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    Opmeer, Mark

    irrational functions. Irrational transfer functions arise for systems modeled by partial differential examples of irrational transfer functions: one arising from a heat equation and one arising from a beam equation. I. INTRODUCTION Model reduction has been a topic of considerable interest in control theory

  20. Rational design of self-assembly pathways for complex multicomponent structures

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    Jacobs, William M.; Reinhardt, Aleks; Frenkel, Daan

    2015-05-04

    be supersaturated 332 0 300 305 310 315 320 325 330 ?30 ?20 ?10 0 10 20 yield ? F /k B T T /K 50 100 annealing nucl. no assembly Incidental interactions Designed interactions cba d e ?60 ?50 ?40 ?30 ?20 ?10 0 10 20 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 F (V )/ k B T V ?F ‡ ?FGV... 0 20 40 0 10 20 30 40 [F (V )? F (1 )]/ k B T V free monomers q c = 4 q c = 6 q c = 12 qc = 4 qc = 6 qc = 12 0 5 10 316 318 320 ? F ‡ / k B T T /K 54 56 60 71 82 86 7548 45 38 32 V (G) cba FIG. 2. Dependence of the nucleation barrier...

  1. Rational Inattention in Scalar LQG Control Ehsan Shafieepoorfard and Maxim Raginsky

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    Raginsky, Maxim

    not only the policy that maps available in- formation to actions, but also the observation channel and the Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana­Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA; {shafiee1,maxim}@illinois.edu. Research supported in part by the NSF under CAREER award no. CCF- 1254041 and grant

  2. Relaxing the Nicotinamide Cofactor Specificity of Phosphite Dehydrogenase by Rational Design

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    Zhao, Huimin

    and Biomolecular Engineering, UniVersity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 600 South Mathews AVenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801 ReceiVed June 13, 2003; ReVised Manuscript ReceiVed August 11, 2003 ABSTRACT: Homology). In some uses, the regenerative system drives the synthetic reaction forward even when the formation

  3. Rational Design and Preparation of Organic Semiconductors for use in Field Effect Transistors and Photovoltaic Cells

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    Mauldin, Clayton Edward

    2010-01-01

    in thin film organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs) is presented.Effect Transistors and Photovoltaic Cells By Clayton EdwardEffect Transistors and Photovoltaic Cells By Clayton Edward

  4. The Transportation Greenhouse Gas Inventory: A First Step Toward City-Driven Emissions Rationalization

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    Ganson, Chris

    2008-01-01

    Passenger vehicles Residential Natural Gas ResidentialNatural Gas Residential Electricity Passenger vehiclesEnd Attribution, Vehicle Life Cycle Commercial Natural Gas

  5. Rational Design of New Binding Specificity by Simultaneous Mutagenesis of Calmodulin and a Target Peptide

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    Green, David F.

    Calcium-saturated calmodulin (CaM) binds and influences the activity of a varied collection of target proteins in most cells. This promiscuity underlies the role of CaM as a shared participant in calcium-dependent signal ...

  6. Common-Sense Rationalism about Univocal Reasoning: Anti-Individualism and Epistemic Transparency

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    Struble, Luca

    2012-01-01

    72 (1998): 95-110. "Higgs Boson." Wikipedia, the freeen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higgs_boson> Hume, David. A TreatiseConsider the concept Higgs boson. The existence of the Higgs

  7. Effects of Convection and Diffusion on Rational Reduction of Detailed Kinetic Schemes

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    - vant slow time scale processes. The reduced model equations describe the slow dynamics under the as

  8. RATIONAL MAPS BETWEEN MODULI SPACES OF CURVES AND GIESEKER-PETRI DIVISORS

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    Farkas, Gavril

    of singularities (see [ACGH] for many other applications). It is an old open problem to describe the locus GPg Mg fails. Obviously GPg breaks up into irreducible components depending on the numerical types of linear certain components of GPg are well-understood, its global geometry seems exceedingly complicated. If (g, r

  9. Towards rational design of catalysts supported on a topological insulator substrate

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    Xiao, Jianping; Yam, Chi-Yung; Frauenheim, Thomas; Yan, Binghai

    2015-01-01

    Exotic and robust metallic surface states of topological insulators (TIs) have been expected to provide a promising platform for novel surface chemistry and catalysis. However, it is still an unprecedented field how TIs affect the activity of catalysts. In this work, we study the effects of topological surface states (TSSs) on the activity of transition metal clusters (Au, Ag, Cu, Pt, and Pd), which are supported on a TI Bi2Se3 substrate. It was found the adsorption energy of oxygen on the supported catalysts can be always enhanced due to the TSSs. However, it does not necessarily mean an increase of the activity in catalytic oxidation reaction. Rather, the enhanced adsorption behavior in the presence of TSSs exhibits dual effects, determined by the intrinsic reactivity of these catalysts with oxygen. For the Au case, the activity of catalytic oxidation can be improved because the intrinsic binding between Au and O is relatively weak. In contrast, a negative effect is found for the Pt and Pd clusters since th...

  10. Tribal Renewable Energy Development under the Hearth Act: An Independently Rational, but Collectively Deficient Option

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    Kronk, Elizabeth Ann

    2013-03-11

    to Indian country for potential energy development opportunities. Such attention on potential energy development opportunities in Indian country is warranted, as abundant alternative and renewable energy sources exist within Indian country. Many tribes...

  11. Geometrical Field Representation of Solid, Fluid, and Gas as Continuum in Rational Mechanics

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    Jianhua Xiao

    2009-11-07

    Based on the points-set transformation concept about the motion transformation in continuum, the macro classical strain is expressed by the additive addition of the intrinsic stretching of material element and its intrinsic local rotation. For zero classical strain (no macro deformation observed on its configuration surface, suitable container is required for liquid and gas to make up macro invariant configuration), the results show that: (1) For solid, the local rotation angular is zero. The material element has no intrinsic stretching. (2) For liquid, the local rotation will not change the basic gauge tensor. The material element has intrinsic plane stretching on the rotation plane. (3) For gas state, the intrinsic local rotation will amplify the basic gauge tensor. The material element has intrinsic stretching along the rotation direction. Hence, under the condition of no macro classical strain be observed, the material element has three different physical states: solid (no intrinsic stretching), fluid (plane intrinsic stretching), and gas (directional intrinsic stretching). Furthermore, for the three states, the free conditions are defined by zero intrinsic stretching. Referring to this free condition, the constitutive equations for the materials at multiple states are established.

  12. Frame Indifferent Formulation of Maxwell's Elastic Fluid and the Rational Continuum Mechanics of the Electromagnetic Field

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    Christo I. Christov

    2011-03-06

    We show that the linearized equations of the incompressible elastic medium admit a `Maxwell form' in which the shear component of the stress vector plays the role of the electric field, and the vorticity plays the role of the magnetic field. Conversely, the set of dynamic Maxwell equations are strict mathematical corollaries from the governing equations of the incompressible elastic medium. This suggests that the nature of `electromagnetic field' may actually be related to an elastic continuous medium. The analogy is complete if the medium is assumed to behave as fluid in shear motions, while it may still behave as elastic solid under compressional motions. Then the governing equations of the elastic fluid are re-derived in the Eulerian frame by replacing the partial time derivatives by the properly invariant (frame indifferent) time rates. The `Maxwell from' of the frame indifferent formulation gives the frame indifferent system that is to replace the Maxwell system. This new system comprises terms already present in the classical Maxwell equations, alongside terms that are the progenitors of the Biot--Savart, Oersted--Ampere's, and Lorentz--force laws. Thus a frame indifferent (truly covariant) formulation of electromagnetism is achieved from a single postulate that the electromagnetic field is a kind of elastic (partly liquid partly solid) continuum.

  13. Rational design of cyclopropane-based chiral PHOX ligands for intermolecular asymmetric Heck reaction

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    Rubina, Marina; Sherrill, William M.; Barkov, Alexey Yu; Rubin, Michael

    2014-07-07

    A novel class of chiral phosphanyl-oxazoline (PHOX) ligands with a conformationally rigid cyclopropyl backbone was synthesized and tested in the intermolecular asymmetric Heck reaction. Mechanistic modelling and crystallographic ...

  14. The Rational Number n/p as a sum of two unit fractions

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    Konstantine Zelator

    2012-02-29

    In a 2011 paper published in the journal "Asian Journal of Algebra"(see reference[1]), the authors consider, among other equations,the diophantine equations 2xy=n(x+y) and 3xy=n(x+y). For the first equation, with n being an odd positive integer, they give the solution x=(n+1)/2, y=n(n+1)/2. For the second equation they present the particular solution, x=(n+1)/3,y=n(n+1)/3, where is n is a positive integer congruent to 2modulo3. If in the above equations we assume n to be prime, then these two equations become special cases of the diophantine equation, nxy=p(x+y) (1), with p being a prime and n a positive integer greater than or equal to 2. This 2-variable symmetric diophantine equation is the subject matter of this article; with the added condition that the intager n is not divisible by the prime p. Observe that this equation can be written in fraction form: n/p= 1/x + 1/y(See [2] for more details) In this work we prove the following result, Theorem1(stated on page2 of this paper):Let p be a prime, n a positive integer at least2, and not divisible by p. Then, 1)If n=2 and p is an odd prime, equation (1) has exactly three distinct positive integer solutions:x=p, y=p ; x=p(p+1)/2, y=(p+1)/2 ; x=(p+1)/2, y=p(p+1)/2 2)If n is greater than or equal to 3, and n is a divisor of p+1. Then equation (1) has exactly two distinct solutions: x=p(p+1)/n, y=(p+1)/n ; x=(p+1)/n, y=p(p+1)/n 3) if n is not a divisor of p+1. Then equation (1) has no positive integer solution. The proof of this result is elementary, and only uses Euclid's Lemma from number theory,and basic divisor arguments(such that if a prime divides a product of two integers; it must divide at least one of them).

  15. 1.5 Triqonometric Functions and the Unit Circle 1.3 Rational and ...

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    An anthropologist can use cer- tain linear functions to estimate the height of a ... The population of a town is P. After a growth of 2%, its new population is N. 66.

  16. Co-action provides rational basis for the evolution of cooperation

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    Sasidevan, V

    2015-01-01

    How cooperation can originate and be maintained in a society of selfish individuals is one of the central questions in evolutionary biology and social sciences. Formally, it can be posed in the context of the Iterated Prisoners Dilemma (IPD) game where agents interact by either cooperating or defecting in each round, based on the information about their choices in previous rounds of the game. It has been recently shown that social dilemmas arising in single-stage games can be resolved in the co-action framework when the agents are in a completely symmetric situation. Here we examine the IPD from a co-action perspective and show that it allows cooperation to emerge and subsequently be sustained even in the presence of noise. Specifically, we show that the co-action equilibrium for an $N$-player IPD is a state in which a majority of cooperators coexist with defectors, the exact composition being determined by the ratio of the payoffs. For an IPD between two players, we show that the co-action solution correspon...

  17. New families of superintegrable systems from k-step rational extensions, polynomial algebras and degeneracies

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    Ian Marquette

    2014-12-01

    Four new families of two-dimensional quantum superintegrable systems are constructed from k-step extension of the harmonic oscillator and the radial oscillator. Their wavefunctions are related with Hermite and Laguerre exceptional orthogonal polynomials (EOP) of type III. We show that ladder operators obtained from alternative construction based on combinations of supercharges in the Krein-Adler and Darboux Crum ( or state deleting and creating ) approaches can be used to generate a set of integrals of motion and a corresponding polynomial algebra that provides an algebraic derivation of the full spectrum and total number of degeneracies. Such derivation is based on finite dimensional unitary representations (unirreps) and doesn't work for integrals build from standard ladder operators in supersymmetric quantum mechanics (SUSYQM) as they contain singlets isolated from excited states. In this paper, we also rely on a novel approach to obtain the finite dimensional unirreps based on the action of the integrals of motion on the wavefunctions given in terms of these EOP. We compare the results with those obtained from the Daskaloyannis approach and the realizations in terms of deformed oscillator algebras for one of the new families in the case of 1-step extension. This communication is a review of recent works.

  18. Rationality, system and context: the reception of John Dewey and Jose Ortega Y Gasset 

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    Guadano, Luis

    1995-01-01

    This thesis is divided into three parts. The first part presents the reception of John Dewey's ideas in the United States and Jose Ortega y Gasset's ideas in Spain. In both cases, different socio-historical situations are ...

  19. Iterations of rational functions and the distribution of the values of the ...

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    2004-12-25

    Brasil. Mat., 14, 27-43 (1983). P. Montel, Lecsons sur les Families Normales de Fonctions Analytiques et Leurs Applications, Gauthier-Villars, Paris. (1927).

  20. Rationalizing the Spatial Distribution of Mesoscale Eddy Diffusivity in Terms of Mixing Length Theory

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    Bates, Michael

    Observations and theory suggest that lateral mixing by mesoscale ocean eddies only reaches its maximum potential at steering levels, surfaces at which the propagation speed of eddies approaches that of the mean flow. Away ...

  1. Titanium Vascular Stents With Rationally-Designed Sub-Micrometer Scale Surface Patterning

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    Gott, Shannon

    2014-01-01

    4-2. Digital micrographs of the Ti stent transformation4-2. Digital micrographs of the Ti stent transformation

  2. Introducing comparative analysis to the LEED system: A case for rational and regional application

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    Eijadi, David; Vaidya, Prausad; Reinertsen, James; Kumar, Satish

    2002-01-01

    Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CSummer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar,Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, C

  3. A Cognitively Bounded Rational Analysis Model of Dual-Task Performance Trade-Offs

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    Brumby, Duncan

    . Janssen, Duncan P. Brumby, John Dowell, and Nick Chater c.janssen@ucl.ac.uk, brumby@cs.ucl.ac.uk, j.dowell

  4. Rational eye movements in reading combining uncertainty about previous words with contextual probability

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    , Pollatsek, & Rayner, 2006; Engbert, Nuth- mann, Richter, & Kliegl, 2005), it is still unclear to what ex-level cognitive processes such as the effect of word frequency and predictability (see Rayner, 1998-known of which are E-Z Reader (Reichle, Pollat- sek, Fisher, & Rayner, 1998; Reichle et al., 2006) and SWIFT

  5. Rationing Public Goods by Cooperation or Pecuniary Incentives: Evidence from the Spare-the-Air Program

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    Sexton, Steven E.

    2010-01-01

    for Energy, chapter Residential Energy Demand in the Unitedenergy crisis on residential energy demand. Resources and

  6. Rationalization of bathroom service sub-systems in high-rise public housing

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    Wang, Chi-wei, M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    1983-01-01

    Because of the increasing demand for a large quantity of public housing in Taiwan, construction productivity has become an important issue. Among those building elements, the bathroom has been accused as presenting one of ...

  7. Rational Interpolation to exp(-x) with Application to Certain Stiff Systems Arieh Iserles

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    Magnus, Alphonse P.

    copy of any part of a JSTOR transmission must contain the same copyright notice that appears on the screen or printed page of such transmission. JSTOR is an independent not-for-profit organization system ur = Ahu +f (or u,, = Ahu+f). Since the operator A is usually either linear (for a heat conduction

  8. Rational Design of Cesium-Selective Ionophores and Chemosensors: Dihydrocalix[4]arene Crown-6 Ethers

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    Sachleben, Richard A.; Bryan, Jeffrey C.; Brown, Gilbert M.; Engle, Nancy L.; Haverlock, Tamara J.; Hay, Benjamin P.; Urvoas, Agathe; Moyer, Bruce A.

    2003-12-15

    Molecular mechanics calculations performed on calix[4]arene crown-6 ethers predict that the 1,3-dihydro derivatives will exhibit greater complementarity for potassium and cesium ions than the parent 1,3-dialkoxy calix crowns. The X-ray crystal structures of 1,3-alt bis-octyloxycalix[4]arene benzocrown-6 ether, dihydrocalix[4]arene benzocrown-6 ether, and the cesium nitrate complex of dihydrocalix[4]arene benzocrown-6 ether were determined. The cesium complex structure corresponds closely to the structure predicted by molecular mechanics. The dihydrocalix[4]arene crown-6 ethers exhibit enhanced cesium selectivity in the extraction of alkali metal salts and provide a platform for a highly sensitive and selective cesium chemosensor.

  9. Rationing Public Goods by Cooperation or Pecuniary Incentives: Evidence from the Spare-the-Air Program

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    Sexton, Steven E.

    2010-01-01

    ects of the onset of the energy crisis on residential energyvation e?orts during the energy crisis induced by the Arabduring the California energy crisis of 2000-01 generated a

  10. ften in genetics research, explo-ration of an exceedingly rare con-

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    Caldwell, Guy

    - ticularly, alpha-synuclein, one of the cul- prits involved in Parkinson's disease. With the help of green of torsion dystonia. Unlike Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases, torsion dystonia does transcend this rare genetic disease because Dr. C. Warren Olanow, chairman and professor of neu- rology

  11. Hyperbolic discounting is rational: Valuing the far future with uncertain discount rates

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    to compare the benefit or harm of an action today, such as an investment in an alternative energy tech

  12. From rational numbers to algebra: Separable contributions of decimal magnitude and relational understanding of fractions

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    DeWolf, M; Bassok, M; Holyoak, KJ

    2015-01-01

    disseminated broadly. OTO fraction PWR NOTO fraction Decimala part- to-whole ratio (PWR) is the relation between theof relationships. The PWR is a conventional relationship for

  13. Under the roof : an investigation of the interaction of rational building structure with enclosed space

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    Freeman, John Ripley

    1980-01-01

    As an architect works, his or her design grows and shifts, contracts and metamorphoses through many different shapes and configurations. Each shape and length of span imposes an order on the structure of a building; The ...

  14. Sorghum Silages and Dehydrated Alfalfa Leaf Meal as Sources of Carotene in Beef Cattle Fattening Rations

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    Jones, John H.

    1944-01-01

    [Blank Page in Original Bulletin] Carotene as contained in dehydrated alfalfa meal was apparently better utilized for vitamin A activity than carotene in either sweet sorghum or grain sorghum silage. Carotene as contained in the two sorghum... silages seemed to be about equally utilized. Sweet sorghum silage such as sumac or red ~p cane silage contained approximately twice as much car- tene as the grain sorghum silages such as kafir, milo, and egari silage. The dehydrated alfalfa leaf meal...

  15. Rational Accounts of Animal Behaviour? Lessons from C. Lloyd Morgan's Canon

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    Dwyer, Dominic M.; Burgess, Katy V.

    2011-01-01

    effects of sucrose and quinine — microstructural analysis ofin the microstructure of quinine ingestion by rats. Americanan unpalatable solution such as quinine (Hsiao & Fan, 1993;

  16. RATIONAL HOMOLOGY OF AUT(Fn) Allen Hatcher* and Karen Vogtmann*

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    Hatcher, Allen

    homology in dimensions less than seven of the group of automorphisms of a finitely generated free group of arbitrary rank. The only non-zero group in this range is H4(Aut(F4); Q), which is one-dimensional. §1. Introduction In [7] a space An was introduced on which the group Aut(Fn) of automorphisms of a free group

  17. Negotiating with Bounded Rational Agents in Environments with Incomplete Information Using an

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    Kraus, Sarit

    Department of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel 52900. bDepartment of Government and Politics issues over which mil- lions of lives are at stake, such as interstate disputes [25] and nuclear

  18. A commonsense language for reasoning about causation and rational action 1

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    Ortiz, Charles L

    through a pipe, Out. This scenario supports the following causal report: ``removing the water through pipe an explanatory posture towards them, attempt to draw the connections, causal and otherwise, that identify roles with water through some pipe, In, and one is also removing some of the water but at a much slower rate

  19. Magnetic islands and singular currents at rational surfaces in three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic equilibria

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    Hudson, Stuart

    .1063/1.4906888 View Table of Contents: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/pop/22/2?ver=pdfcov Published.6 Their singular nature is exposed as follows. First, straight-field-line coordinates may of the coordinates, i- is the rotational transform on a given flux surface, and h and f are the poloidal and toroi

  20. Rational design of self-assembly pathways for complex multicomponent structures

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    William M. Jacobs; Aleks Reinhardt; Daan Frenkel

    2015-02-04

    The field of complex self-assembly is moving toward the design of multi-particle structures consisting of thousands of distinct building blocks. To exploit the potential benefits of structures with such `addressable complexity,' we need to understand the factors that optimize the yield and the kinetics of self-assembly. Here we use a simple theoretical method to explain the key features responsible for the unexpected success of DNA-brick experiments, which are currently the only demonstration of reliable self-assembly with such a large number of components. Simulations confirm that our theory accurately predicts the narrow temperature window in which error-free assembly can occur. Even more strikingly, our theory predicts that correct assembly of the complete structure may require a time-dependent experimental protocol. Furthermore, we predict that low coordination numbers result in non-classical nucleation behavior, which we find to be essential for achieving optimal nucleation kinetics under mild growth conditions. We also show that, rather surprisingly, the use of heterogeneous bond energies improves the nucleation kinetics and in fact appears to be necessary for assembling certain intricate three-dimensional structures. This observation makes it possible to sculpt nucleation pathways by tuning the distribution of interaction strengths. These insights not only suggest how to improve the design of structures based on DNA bricks, but also point the way toward the creation of a much wider class of chemical or colloidal structures with addressable complexity.

  1. University of Stuttgart Institute for Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy IER

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    Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    of an industrial high temperature heat pump and heat pump applications in the German industry S. Wolf, U. Fahl, A HPP ­ IETS Annex 35/13: Application of industrial Heat Pumps Joint venture of the IEA Implementing Agreements "Industrial Energy-related Technologies and Systems" (IETS) "Heat Pump Programme" (HPP) 9 IEA

  2. Rational plunging and the option value of sequential investment : the case of petroleum exploration

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    Smith, James L.

    2006-01-01

    Any investor in assets that can be exploited sequentially faces a tradeoff between diversification and concentration. Loading a portfolio with correlated assets has the potential to inflate variance, but also creates ...

  3. Accepted Manuscript Rational Design and Direct Fabrication of Multi-walled hollow electrospun fi-

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    Yanikoglu, Berrin

    -shell structures, hollow fibers, multilayers, tri-axial electrospinning Abstract Multi-walled hollow fibers with a novel architecture are fabricated through utilizing a direct, one-step tri-axial electrospinning process an ideal multi-walled hollow electrospun fiber is shown to be producible by tri-axial electrospinning

  4. Towards rational design of peptides for selective interaction with inorganic materials

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    Krauland, Eric Mark

    2007-01-01

    Utilizing molecular recognition and self-assembly, material-specific biomolecules have shown great promise for engineering and ordering materials at the nanoscale. These molecules, inspired from natural biomineralization ...

  5. Individual, Collective, and Systems Rationality in Work Groups: Dilemmas and Solutions

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    Petersen, Trond

    1994-01-01

    Sand Casting Permanent-mold, gravity Permanent-mold, centrifug. Die Casting Other Methods Jobbing Foundry (

  6. Rational Distance-Bounding Protocols over Noisy Channel Long Hoang Nguyen

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    use ideas from game theory to define a new notion for an optimal threshold for the number of erroneous and optimal threshold accurately. Categories and Subject Descriptors: H.m [Information System]: Miscellaneous General Terms: Security. 1. INTRODUCTION Ideas from game theory have been used to re-design a number

  7. Synthesis and Characterization of Rationally Designed Porous Materials for Energy Storage and Carbon Capture 

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    Sculley, Julian Patrick

    2013-04-30

    energy landscape, the specific materials needed to solve these problems must have significantly different properties. High pressure gas storage is most often linked with high surface areas and pore volumes, while carbon capture sorbents require high...

  8. Marginal Cost of Steam and Power from Cogeneration Systems Using a Rational Value-Allocation Procedure 

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    Kumana, J. D.; Al-Gwaiz, M. M.

    2004-01-01

    operate in either modes 1a or 2a, as electric utility companies are loathe to purchase surplus power from a cogenerator unless it is priced substantially below the utility?s own cheapest marginal cost of production. Usually, the cogenerator cannot... will invariably be positive. Can we be assured that the foregoing conclusion is correct? Not really. For example, one could argue that the decision to hold electrical power prices fixed is arbitrary, and that it is equally valid to fix the steam price...

  9. Assessing data quality for a federal environmental restoration project: Rationalizing the requirements of multiple clients

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    Kiszka, V.R.; Carlsen, T.M.

    1994-07-01

    Most environmental restoration projects at federal facilities face the difficult task of melding the quality assurance (QA) requirements of multiple clients, as well as dealing with historical data that are often of unknown quality. At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), we have successfully integrated the requirements of our multiple clients by carefully developing a QA program that efficiently meets our clients` needs. The Site 300 Experimental Test Site is operated by LLNL in support of its national defense program. The responsibility for conducting environmental contaminant investigations and restoration at Site 300 is vested in the Site 300 Environmental Restoration Project (Site 300 ERP) of LLNL`s Environmental Restoration Division. LLNL Site 300 ERP must comply with the QA requirements of several clients, which include: the LLNL Environmental Protection Department, the DOE, the US Environmental Protection Agency-Region IX (EPA), the California Regional Water Quality Control Board -- Central Valley Region, and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control. This comprehensive QA program was used to determine the acceptability of historical data. The Site 300 ERP began soil and ground water investigations in 1982. However, we did not begin receiving analytical quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) data until 1989; therefore, the pre-1989 data that were collected are of unknown quality. The US EPA QAMS-005/80 defines data quality as the totality of features and characteristics of data that bears on its ability to satisfy a given purpose. In the current context, the characteristics of major importance are accuracy, precision, completeness, representativeness, and comparability. Using our established QA program, we determined the quality of this historical data based on its comparability to the post-1989 data. By accepting this historical data, we were able to save a considerable amount of money in recharacterization costs.

  10. From rational numbers to algebra: Separable contributions of decimal magnitude and relational understanding of fractions

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    DeWolf, M; Bassok, M; Holyoak, KJ

    2015-01-01

    and representation in algebra word problems. In P. A.iso- morphic topics in algebra and physics. Journal ofand the visual structure of algebra. Journal of Experimental

  11. Rational Catalyst Design Applied to Development of Advanced Oxidation Catalysts for Diesel Emission Control

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    Presentation given at the 2007 Diesel Engine-Efficiency & Emissions Research Conference (DEER 2007). 13-16 August, 2007, Detroit, Michigan. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (OFCVT).

  12. Rationality and Conversation: A Thesis on Grice’s Theory of Conversation 

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    Schoolfield, Matthew D

    2007-11-27

    H. P. Grice first presented his theory of conversational implicature in “Logic and Conversation.” This theory is comprised of conversational maxims that are based on the Cooperative Principle. Since then, it has become ...

  13. SBIM(Q) -a Multivariate Polynomial Trapdoor Function over the Field of Rational Numbers

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    , University "Ss Cyril and Methodius", Skopje, Republic of Macedonia {smile.markovski,vesna.dimitrova}@finki.edu.mk, 2 Faculty of Computer Science, University "Goce Delcev", Stip, Republic of Macedonia aleksandra

  14. A Rationally-designed Fluorescence Competitive Binding Assay for Continuous Glucose Monitoring Applications 

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    Cummins, Brian Michael

    2014-03-18

    Improved continuous glucose monitoring devices have the potential to increase patient compliance and improve the management of diabetes. One type of sensing chemistry that has been recognized as having significant amount of potential is based...

  15. Introducing comparative analysis to the LEED system: A case for rational and regional application

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    Eijadi, David; Vaidya, Prausad; Reinertsen, James; Kumar, Satish

    2002-01-01

    Committee. "Refocusing the LEED ™ Development Effort - Newcomparative analysis to the LEED system: A case for rationaland Environmental Design (LEED ) system introduced and

  16. Breaking the grant cycle: on the rational allocation of public resources to scientific research projects

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    Avin, Shahar

    2015-04-07

    and Daphna, Tomer and Tamar. School people: Shai, Liran, Nitsan, and Elad. Finally, a massive thanks to my family, a collection of warm, loving, wonderful people: Zeev, Sagit, Dori, Yahli and Ori, Erez, Natali, Opal and Orian, Yafa, Tamar, Gal, Reut...

  17. A Rational Agent for the Construction of a Semantic Model* PAUTRET Vincent

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    to integrate our methodology into this type of theory. Introduction Knowledge Based Systems separate that aims at building knowledge models from a natural language description of a domain. Our methodology agents. We can thus consider a more complete automation of the process of modelling and show how

  18. Rational Ligand Design for U(VI) and Pu(IV)

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    Szigethy, Geza

    2010-01-01

    in turn, requires very specific reprocessing and separation7 Ci, t ½ = 30.0 yr). Reprocessing this waste is a complexefficient storage and/or reprocessing applicaitons. 8

  19. ADVANCING RATIONAL, SCIENCE-BASED food, nutrition and agriculture policy is the

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    Hill, Wendell T.

    to food industry and food service personnel as well as consumers. Extension specialists cover topics like-pronged effort that involves the federal gov- ernment, private industry, and the research and expertise and Applied Nutrition, located at the 124-acre M Square research park adjacent to Maryland's campus

  20. Enhancing H2 evolution performance of an immobilised cobalt catalyst by rational ligand design

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    Willkomm, Janina; Muresan, Nicoleta M.; Reisner, Erwin

    2015-02-02

    l P catalyst on ruthenium-dye sensitised TiO2 nanoparticles in aqueous solutions in the presence of a hole Introduction Solar fuels generation through ar a well-balanced combination o separation with proton reduction preferentially in a photoelectroc... (Fig. 2A). When scanning towards more cathodic potential, a third reduction wave is observed which is attributed to catalytic proton reduction by the complex.3d Comparable electrochemical responses were obtained when a pH 7 triethanolamine (TEOA)/Na2SO4...

  1. Ab Initio Rational Design of New MOFs for Separations and Flue Gas Capture

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  2. Rationalization of Au concentration and distribution in AuNi@Pt core-shell

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  3. U-154: IBM Rational ClearQuest ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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  4. Rational Design of Artificial Metal-Based Enzymes | Center for Bio-Inspired

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  5. Rational Design of Rhodium Complexes Featuring κ4-N,N,N,N- and

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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 ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home RoomPreservation of Fe(II) by Carbon-RichProton DeliveryRadioactiveRare Iron Oxide inSolar

  6. Many of the challenges of the twenty-first century are related to molecular processes such as the genera-tion, transmission, and storage of clean energy, water purification and desalination. These transforma-

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    Kilian, Kristopher A.

    efforts on the Harvard Clean Energy Project (http://cleanenergy.harvard.edu), a search for materials for organic solar cells. I will continue by talking about our work on developing organic molecules for energy and associate editor of the journal Chemical Science. Department of Materials Science and Engineering University

  7. IEEE TransacTIons on UlTrasonIcs, FErroElEcTrIcs, and FrEqUEncy conTrol, vol. 58, no. 5, May 2011 1037 08853010/$25.00 2011 IEEE

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    for imaging in a single medium, but the recently introduced phase shift migration (PSM) algorithm has expanded multi-layer omega-k (MULOK), which combines PSM and the -k algorithm to perform multilayer imaging more efficiently. The asymptotic complexity is shown to be lower for MULOK than for PSM, and this is confirmed

  8. each of the faces within that cycle must receive the same color, which is a contradic-tion. Thus f() = 0 for = I. Now I fixes all legal colorings, and since there are 6

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    Kharlampovich, Olga

    H, and the result-1 -1 -1 -1 (h are conjugate in H, so for some h H we have gPg = hPh . Thus-1 -1 -1 gPg (H). By (a), P andG(b) Since H is always a subgroup of its normalizer, let g N possible size, they are Sylow p-subgroups of H. are subgroups of H, and since they are p-subgroups of maximum-1 P and gPg G g

  9. IEEE TransacTIons on UlTrasonIcs, FErroElEcTrIcs, and FrEqUEncy conTrol, vol. 60, no. 5, May 2013 877 08853010/$25.00 2013 IEEE

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    Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of

    -cycle tone bursts with a pulse repetition frequency of 10 Hz at the transmit center frequency were generated in the confocal region. Postexcitation curves were then obtained using a modified logistic regres- sion using for p-value

  10. UNI V ERSIT Y OF NEBR A S K AL INCOL N | INS TIT U TION A L RESE A RCH A ND PL A NNING Fact Book20132014

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    Farritor, Shane

    in their annual "tunnel walk" onto the Memorial Stadium field. Students head for classes during the first week by the Cornhusker Marching Band. The new south gateway to the campus at 14th and R Streets. Students meet each other

  11. IEEE TransacTIons on UlTrasonIcs, FErroElEcTrIcs, and FrEqUEncy conTrol, vol. 59, no. 12, dEcEmbEr 2012 2655 08853010/$25.00 2012 IEEE

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    Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of

    , Eduardo T. costa, and William d. o'brien Jr. Abstract--The objective of this study is to investigate car of cardiac electrical excitation by intra- or extra-cardiac mechanisms. This process is called mechano-electric amplifier (a150, Electronic navi- gation Industries, rochester, ny; 0.3 to 35 mHz; 55 db) were used to drive

  12. tion Systems, 5,4, p.413429, 1991. [MA79]McCallum, D. and D. Avis, ``A linear time algorithm for finding the convex hull of a sim

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    Bose, Prosenjit

    ]Macosko, C. W., RIM Fundamentals of Reaction Injection Molding, Hanser Publishers, New York, 1989. [Meg83 handbook, J.H. DuBois and W.I. Pribble (Eds.), Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Inc., New York, 1987. [RR92.F., and T.J. Opar (Eds.), Iron Castings Handbook, Iron casting society, Inc., 1981. [Whe87]Whelan, A

  13. IEEE TransacTIons on UlTrasonIcs, FErroElEcTrIcs, and FrEqUEncy conTrol, vol. 59, no. 11, novEmbEr 2012 2373 08853010/$25.00 2012 IEEE

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    Pilon, Laurent

    generation and transportation systems. It could be advantageous to harvest this free source of energy so that the overall energy efficiency of these systems can be increased. The pyroelectric effect consists of directly study reports experimental measurements of the pyroelectric energy and power generation capa- bilities

  14. How to Raise a Prize-Winning Pig. 

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    Burk, L. B.

    1916-01-01

    . If the sow is given a large quantity of rich slop at this time it is almost sure to result in the pigs souring. On the s8cond day, if the sow is not getting green feed, a bulky laxative ration, made principally of wheat bran, should be gi en. About one pound... will give good results in destroying lice. The direc- tions are on the containers and should be followed, ordinarily. Crude petroleum (Beaumont oil) is also very successfully used by many of the leading breeders. Any method of applying the dip will be suc...

  15. Summary Comparison of UNM Dental Plan Options Benefit Period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 Benefits administered by Delta Dental of New Mexico

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    New Mexico, University of

    ) month Benefit Waiting Period on Major Services applies. If employee was previously covered under a UNM) 395-9420. For easy access to the provider directory applicable to each option, log onto Delta

  16. An assessment of the criterion-related validity and improvements in the utility of the Computer Administered Visual Selective Attention Test 

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    Strong, Mark Hollis

    1992-01-01

    functioning, thus these factors play a significant role in accident involvement only when the level of functioning is drastically reduced. In fact, visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, visual field sensitivity, cataract, and several other factors have been... to driving accident involvement. The results of two studies indicate that both versions of the CA-VSAT were significantly correlated with a self-report measure of driving accidents. A preliminary examination of the construct validity of the CA...

  17. Administered activity and metastatic cure probability during radioimmunotherapy of ovarian cancer in nude mice with {sup 211}At-MX35 F(ab'){sub 2}

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    Elgqvist, Joergen . E-mail: jorgen.elgqvist@radfys.gu.se; Andersson, Hakan; Bernhardt, Peter; Baeck, Tom; Claesson, Ingela; Hultborn, Ragnar; Jensen, Holger; Johansson, Bengt R.; Lindegren, Sture; Olsson, Marita; Palm, Stig; Warnhammar, Elisabet; Jacobsson, Lars

    2006-11-15

    Purpose: To elucidate the therapeutic efficacy of {alpha}-radioimmunotherapy of ovarian cancer in mice. This study: (i) estimated the minimum required activity (MRA), giving a reasonable high therapeutic efficacy; and (ii) calculated the specific energy to tumor cell nuclei and the metastatic cure probability (MCP) using various assumptions regarding monoclonal-antibody (mAb) distribution in measured tumors. The study was performed using the {alpha}-particle emitter Astatine-211 ({sup 211}At) labeled to the mAb MX35 F(ab'){sub 2}. Methods and Materials: Animals were inoculated intraperitoneally with {approx}1 x 10{sup 7} cells of the cell line NIH:OVCAR-3. Four weeks later animals were treated with 25, 50, 100, or 200 kBq {sup 211}At-MX35 F(ab'){sub 2} (n = 74). Another group of animals was treated with a nonspecific mAb: 100 kBq {sup 211}At-Rituximab F(ab'){sub 2} (n = 18). Eight weeks after treatment the animals were sacrificed and presence of macro- and microscopic tumors and ascites was determined. An MCP model was developed and compared with the experimentally determined tumor-free fraction (TFF). Results: When treatment was given 4 weeks after cell inoculation, the TFFs were 25%, 22%, 50%, and 61% after treatment with 25, 50, 100, or 200 kBq {sup 211}At-MX35 F(ab'){sub 2}, respectively, the specific energy to irradiated cell nuclei varying between {approx}2 and {approx}400 Gy. Conclusion: As a significant increase in the therapeutic efficacy was observed between the activity levels of 50 and 100 kBq (TFF increase from 22% to 50%), the conclusion was that the MRA is {approx}100 kBq {sup 211}At-MX35 F(ab'){sub 2}. MCP was most consistent with the TFF when assuming a diffusion depth of 30 {mu}m of the mAbs in the tumors.

  18. A comparison of the performance of Spanish-language background children on the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test administered in English and Spanish 

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    Thomas, Paulette Jung

    1974-01-01

    33 37 V111 LIST OF TABLES Table 1. Mean IQ scores by groups. . . ~ 2. Mean IQ scores by trials ~Pa e 16 16 Mean mental age in months by groups . . . . 17 Mean mental age in months by trials . . . . 18 5. Mean raw scores by groups 6. Mean... raw scores by trials 7. Means, ranges, and standard deviations of Spanish and English IQ scores ~ 8. Means, ranges, and standard deviations of Spanish and English mental ages (given in months) 9. Means, ranges, and standard deviations 18 18 o...

  19. The Superior Energy Performance program, administered by DOE, certifies industrial facilities that implement an ISO 50001 compliant energy management system and achieve improved energy performance.

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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 Municipal Gas &SCE- Non-ResidentialAlliantPGE andOfficeMatt Rogersnow available€ at

  20. The in vivo bioactivation of the teratogen aflatoxin B? by maternal and fetal tissues in C57BL/6 mice 

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    Post, David James

    1986-01-01

    tissues of 057BL/6 mice on day 17 of gestation. Significant levels of AFB metabolic activa- tion were observed in placental and fetal tissues. In animals administered a 10 mg/kg AFB dose and sacrificed 2 hours later, placental DNA and fetal liver DNA... in the liver of 057BL/6 and ICR mice, but kidney tissue contained highest adduct levels in DBA/2 and Balb/c mice. TABLE OF CONTENTS Page ABSTRACT. TABLE OF CONTENTS. LIST OF FIGURES vii ABREVIATIONS. CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION: PERSPECTIVES ON THE PROBLEM...

  1. Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1007/s00205-006-0008-6 Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. 182 (2006) 387413

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    Gerard-Varet, David - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Université Paris 7

    2006-01-01

    currents are generated that tend to divide the ocean into layers of distinct dynam- ical properties in geophysics to describe large-scale oceanic circulation. Before we state our results with more details, let us the ocean and atmo- sphere strongly modify the temperature and salinity of the ocean surface. Density

  2. A rationalized building system for low-income housing as a response to the issues of flexibility and participation

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    Spinazzola, Aida

    1988-01-01

    This thesis will focus on the design of a building system intending to approach the problem of low-income housing provision in developing countries.Two concepts will be proposed as a base for the development of the building ...

  3. Effects on reproductive performance by continuous feeding of dienestrol diacetate and supplementary fat in the breeder ration 

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    Cook, Freeman Waldo

    1958-01-01

    ????? ?? ??? l??g???????? ??? i ?????g??? b?????? ?? H???c g? j???g?? \\???g?????? ?? ??? J???g??????c ??? ??? P????? ?? PrbHrJ r\\ j?parnrj?V ??????? i ???? n?????? ???? j?????? n?g???? y\\\\ybHn rT JyjJrPmbHp?y jyJ\\rJilTby? qV brTHpTmrmn \\yyPpTt r\\ Ppy...TynHJra PplbyHlHy lTP nmjjayiyTHlJV \\lH pT H?y qJyyPyJ JlHprT l Pgcc?????g?? ?? \\?????? ????? b??? l??????? ?c ?? n???? ??? b?????? ??? ??????? ???? ? 2 ? 10 10 12 12 ?? ?? ?? ?? 16 ?? ?? 21 21 ?? ?? if- . j ? ? ? ?? n : . c ? br...

  4. Rational Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Optical Properties of PbS-Au Heterogeneous Nanostructures via Preferential

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    Wei, Ji

    to their narrow size distribution and intrinsic high-symmetry, the resulting PbS-Au4 and PbS-Aun heterogeneous the solution growth of gold tips on hexagonal-phase CdSe nanorods at room temperature.1 This selective growth. (3) Yu, H.; Chen, M.; Rice, P. M.; Wang, S. X.; White, R. L.; Sun, S. Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 379. Li, Y

  5. BEYOND BUDGET RATIONALITIES: THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF PERFORMANCE BUDGETING AND ITS INDIRECT EFFECTS ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE WITHIN PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS

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    Nye, Robert Kennedy

    2010-01-14

    Performance based budgeting reform in its latest stage continues to evolve after resurgence in popularity resulting from the Clinton Administration's National Performance Review and the international new public management ...

  6. Effect of supplemental fat in high-energy rations on hot-weather performance of producing dairy cows 

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    Harris, Ralph R.

    1959-01-01

    Growing rates of manure produced from large dairies have increased concern for the environmental quality of nearby streams and watersheds. Typically the manure from the freestalls on these dairies is flushed with water to a mechanical separator...

  7. 186 IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS, VOL. 6, NO. 7, JULY 1999 Vector Median-Rational Hybrid Filters

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    Gabbouj, Moncef

    @cs.tut.fi). M. Gabbouj is with the Signal Processing Laboratory, Tampere University of Technology, FIN-33 101

  8. Experimental Results from a Rational Reconstruction of MINSTREL Brandon Tearse Peter Mawhorter Michael Mateas Noah Wardrip-Fruin

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    was a com- puter simulation of human creativity and that the Transform- Recall-Adapt Methods (TRAMs) were reimplementation of MINSTREL (Tearse, Mateas, and Wardrip-Fruin 2010) and in this paper we de- tail our experiments these experiments, we aim to validate the performance of MINSTREL as a creative system relative to Turner

  9. Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1007/s00205-014-0833-y Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. 217 (2015) 263308

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    Schmidt, Bernd

    2015-01-01

    .1. Elementary Properties of the Cell Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 3.2. Interpolation crystallographic hyperplanes. In particular, there is (almost) no plastic deformation in between the elastic fracture which is characterized by an extensive plastic regime before a specimen finally breaks apart

  10. From Molecular to Macroscopic via the Rational Design of a Self-Assembled 3D DNA Crystal

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    Zheng, J.; Birktoft, J; Yi, C; Tong, W; Ruojie, S; Constantinou, P; Ginell, S; Chenge, M; Seeman, N

    2009-01-01

    We live in a macroscopic three-dimensional (3D) world, but our best description of the structure of matter is at the atomic and molecular scale. Understanding the relationship between the two scales requires a bridge from the molecular world to the macroscopic world. Connecting these two domains with atomic precision is a central goal of the natural sciences, but it requires high spatial control of the 3D structure of matter1. The simplest practical route to producing precisely designed 3D macroscopic objects is to form a crystalline arrangement by self-assembly, because such a periodic array has only conceptually simple requirements: a motif that has a robust 3D structure, dominant affinity interactions between parts of the motif when it self-associates, and predictable structures for these affinity interactions. Fulfilling these three criteria to produce a 3D periodic system is not easy, but should readily be achieved with well-structured branched DNA motifs tailed by sticky ends2. Complementary sticky ends associate with each other preferentially and assume the well-known B-DNA structure when they do so3; the helically repeating nature of DNA facilitates the construction of a periodic array. It is essential that the directions of propagation associated with the sticky ends do not share the same plane, but extend to form a 3D arrangement of matter. Here we report the crystal structure at 4?Angstroms resolution of a designed, self-assembled, 3D crystal based on the DNA tensegrity triangle4. The data demonstrate clearly that it is possible to design and self-assemble a well-ordered macromolecular 3D crystalline lattice with precise control.

  11. Interest rate premiums and capital rationing in agriculture: a look at the effects of multi-regional banking in Texas 

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    Gray, Allan Wayne

    1993-01-01

    -efficient portfolio for a multi-regional bank in Northwest Texas. A whole farm simulation model was used for simulating the macro-credit situation and the distributions of prices and yields for three farms under three different debt levels. The whole farm simulation...

  12. Discovery, characterization, and rational design of the enzymes involved in monoterpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Madagascar periwinkle

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    Giddings, Lesley-Ann

    2011-01-01

    The chemical diversity found in plants has served as a major source of inspiration to many synthetic and biological chemists. Nature has evolved enzyme active sites to catalyze the synthesis of structurally complex compounds ...

  13. In the July 2011 PE magazine article "Why We Need Rational Selection of Energy Projects," the author stated that "photovoltaic

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    ," the author stated that "photovoltaic electricity generation cannot be an energy source for the future" because photovoltaics require more energy than they produce (during their lifetime), thus their "Energy Payback Times The life cycle of photovoltaics starts from the extraction of raw mate- rials (cradle

  14. New York City Cabdrivers' Labor Supply Revisited: Reference-Dependence Preferences with Rational-Expectations Targets for Hours and Income

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    Crawford, Vincent P.; Meng, Juanjuan

    2008-01-01

    the hours and income that would maximize consumption utilitythe income and hours that would maximize consumption utility

  15. Analysis of the performance and criteria for rational design of a sequencing batch reactor for xenobiotic removal

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    Daugulis, Andrew J.

    Portillo 21, 00128 Rome, Italy c Water Research Institute, C.N.R., Via Salaria km 29.300, 00015 Modeling Xenobiotics Bioremediation a b s t r a c t Substrate toxicity can impose operability challenges [4­6]. In bioremediation processes, substrate inhibition is a common feature, and in such cases

  16. Final LDRD Report for Projects %23 52797 and %23 93362: Rational Understanding and Control of the Magnetic Behavior of Nanoparticles.

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    Zhang, Z. John

    2006-11-01

    This is the final LDRD report for projects %23 52797 and %23 93362 that funded a five year research program directed by Prof. Z. John Zhang at the Georgia Institute of Technology Chemistry Department. Prof. Zhang was awarded this funding after winning a Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE) in 2001 with Sandia as the DOE sponsoring lab. The project PI was Blake Simmons and the PM was Alfredo Morales. The page intentionally left blank

  17. Rationalization of Au concentration and distribution in AuNi@Pt core-shell nanoparticles for oxygen reduction reaction

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    An, Wei; Liu, Ping

    2015-09-18

    Improving the activity and stability of Pt-based core–shell nanocatalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cells while lowering Pt loading has been one of the big challenges in electrocatalysis. Here, using density functional theory, we report the effect of adding Au as the third element to enhance the durability and activity of Ni@Pt core–shell nanoparticles (NPs) during the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). Our results show that the durability and activity of a Ni@Pt NP can be finely tuned by controlling Au concentration and distribution. For a NiAu@Pt NP, the durability can be greatly promoted by thermodynamically favorable segregation of Au to replace the Pt atoms at vertex, edge, and (100) facets on the shell, while still keeping the ORR activity on the active Pt(111) shell as high as that of Ni@Pt nanoparticles. Such behavior strongly depends on a direct interaction with the Ni interlayer. The results not only highlight the importance of interplay between surface strain on the shell and the interlayer–shell interaction in determining the durability and activity but also provide guidance on how to maximize the usage of Au to optimize the performance of core–shell (Pt) nanoparticles. As a result, such understanding has allowed us to discover a novel NiAu@Pt nanocatalyst for the ORR.

  18. Comparison of Three Digestibility Markers in Beef Cattle Fed Finishing Rations Containing Different Sources of Supplemental Fat 

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    Christian, Amelia

    2014-01-22

    bioavailability throughout the digestive system. This study compares two external dietary markers, chromium oxide (Cr2O3) and titanium dioxide (TiO2), and one internal marker, acid detergent insoluble ash (ADIA) with the objective of validating titanium oxide as a...

  19. Achieving and sustaining an optimal product portfolio in the healthcare industry through SKU rationalization, complexity costing, and dashboards

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    Hilliard, David (David John)

    2012-01-01

    After years of new product launches, and entry into emerging markets, Company X, a healthcare company, has seen its product portfolio proliferate and bring costly complexity into its operations. Today, Company X seeks to ...

  20. Structural Criteria for the Rational Design of Selective Ligands: Convergent Hydrogen Bonding Sites for the Nitrate Anion

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    Hay, Benjamin P.; Gutowski, Maciej S.; Dixon, David A.; Garza , Jorge; Vargas, Rubicelia; Moyer, Bruce A.

    2004-06-30

    Molecular hosts for anion complexation are often constructed by combining two or more hydrogen bonding functional groups, D–H. The deliberate design of complementary host architectures requires knowledge of the optimal geometry for the hydrogen bonds formed between the host and the guest. Herein, we present a detailed study of the structural aspects of hydrogen bonding interactions with the NO3– anion. A large number of crystal structures are analyzed to determine the number of hydrogen bond contacts per anion and to further characterize the structural aspects of these interactions. Electronic structure calculations are used to determine stable geometries and interaction energies for NO3– complexes with several simple molecules possessing D–H groups, including water, methanol, N-methylformamide, and methane. Theoretical results are reported at several levels of density functional theory, including BP86/DN**, B3LYP/TZVP, and B3LYP/TZVP+, and at MP2/aug-cc-pVDZ. In addition, MP2 binding energies for these complexes were obtained at the complete basis set limit by extrapolating from single point energies obtained with larger correlation-consistent basis sets. The results establish that NO3– has an intrinsic hydrogen bonding topography in which there are six optimal sites for proton location. The structural features observed in crystal structures and in the optimized geometries of complexes are explained by a preference to locate the D–H protons in these positions. For the strongest hydrogen bonding interactions, the N–O•••H angle is bent at an angle of 115 ± 10°, and the hydrogen atom lies in the NO3– plane giving O–N–O•••H dihedral angles of 0 and 180°. In addition, the D-H vector points towards the oxygen atom, giving D–H•••O angles that are near linear, 170 ± 10°. Due to steric hindrance, simple alcohol O–H and amide N–H donors form 3:1 complexes with NO3–, with H•••O distances of 1.85 ± 0.5 Å. Thus, the optimal cavity radius for a tridentate host, defined as the distance from the center to the D–H hydrogen atoms, is 2.65 ± 0.15 Å.

  1. Rational design and directed evolution of probe ligases for site-specific protein labeling and live-cell imaging

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    White, Katharine Alice

    2012-01-01

    Chemical fluorophores have superior photophysical properties to fluorescent proteins and are much smaller. However, in order to use these probes for live-cell protein imaging, highly specific labeling methods are required. ...

  2. Rationalization of Au concentration and distribution in AuNi@Pt core-shell nanoparticles for oxygen reduction reaction

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    An, Wei; Liu, Ping

    2015-09-18

    Improving the activity and stability of Pt-based core–shell nanocatalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cells while lowering Pt loading has been one of the big challenges in electrocatalysis. Here, using density functional theory, we report the effect of adding Au as the third element to enhance the durability and activity of Ni@Pt core–shell nanoparticles (NPs) during the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). Our results show that the durability and activity of a Ni@Pt NP can be finely tuned by controlling Au concentration and distribution. For a NiAu@Pt NP, the durability can be greatly promoted by thermodynamically favorable segregation of Au tomore »replace the Pt atoms at vertex, edge, and (100) facets on the shell, while still keeping the ORR activity on the active Pt(111) shell as high as that of Ni@Pt nanoparticles. Such behavior strongly depends on a direct interaction with the Ni interlayer. The results not only highlight the importance of interplay between surface strain on the shell and the interlayer–shell interaction in determining the durability and activity but also provide guidance on how to maximize the usage of Au to optimize the performance of core–shell (Pt) nanoparticles. As a result, such understanding has allowed us to discover a novel NiAu@Pt nanocatalyst for the ORR.« less

  3. A Rational Approach for Discovering and Validating Cancer Markers in Very Small Samples Using Mass Spectrometry and ELISA Microarrays

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    Zangar, Richard C.; Varnum, Susan M.; Covington, Chandice Y.; Smith, Richard D.

    2004-01-01

    Identifying useful markers of cancer can be problematic due to limited amounts of sample. Some samples such as nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) or early-stage tumors are inherently small. Other samples such as serum are collected in larger volumes but archives of these samples are very valuable and only small amounts of each sample may be available for a single study. Also, given the diverse nature of cancer and the inherent variability in individual protein levels, it seems likely that the best approach to screen for cancer will be to determine the profile of a battery of proteins. As a result,more »a major challenge in identifying protein markers of disease is the ability to screen many proteins using very small amounts of sample. In this review, we outline some technological advances in proteomics that greatly advance this capability. Specifically, we propose a strategy for identifying markers of breast cancer in NAF that utilizes mass spectrometry (MS) to simultaneously screen hundreds or thousands of proteins in each sample. The best potential markers identified by the MS analysis can then be extensively characterized using an ELISA microarray assay. Because the microarray analysis is quantitative and large numbers of samples can be efficiently analyzed, this approach offers the ability to rapidly assess a battery of selected proteins in a manner that is directly relevant to traditional clinical assays.« less

  4. Cooperation among rational agents in co-action equilibrium of Prisoner's Dilemma and other single-stage symmetric games

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    Sasidevan, V

    2015-01-01

    The conventional solution concept used for solving non-cooperative games is that of the Nash equilibrium - a strategy choice by each player so that no player can do better by deviating unilaterally from it. In this paper, we propose an alternative framework referred to as the co-action equilibrium for solving such games. This equilibrium is guaranteed to exist for all games having a symmetric payoff structure. It also has the advantage of being unique for a given game. We analyze in detail three well-known two-person single-stage games, viz., Prisoner's Dilemma (PD), Chicken and Stag Hunt, to illustrate the differences between Nash and co-action solutions. The latter, in general, lead to "nicer" strategies being selected by the agents resulting in globally more efficient outcomes. For example, the co-action equilibrium in PD corresponds to full cooperation among agents at lower values of temptation to defect, while for higher temptation each agent employs a probabilistic (or mixed) strategy, thus essentially ...

  5. Dependency models as a basis for analyzing software product platform modularity : a case study in strategic software design rationalization

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    LaMantia, Matthew J. (Matthew John)

    2006-01-01

    It is broadly accepted among software managers and architects that maintaining the integrity of software designs is important for the long-term health and viability of software product platforms. The use of modular, ...

  6. Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1007/s00205-007-0092-2 Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. 188 (2008) 429455

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    Tucsnak, Marius - Institut de Mathématiques Élie Cartan, Université Henri Poincaré

    2008-01-01

    viscous incompressible fluid. The self-propelling mechanism, consisting of appropriate deformations of the solids, is a simplified model of the propulsion mechanism of fish-like swimmers. The governing equations consist of the Navier­Stokes equations for the fluid, coupled to Newton's laws for the solids. Since we

  7. Feeding Activity, Rate of Consumption, Daily Ration and Prey Selection of Major Predators in John Day Reservoir, 1984 : Annual Report.

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    Gray, Gerard A.; United States. Bonneville Power Administration; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; National Fishery Research Center (U.S.)

    1986-07-01

    The extent of predation on juvenile salmonids in John Day Reservoir was determined. Salmonids were the single most important food item by weight for northern squawfish (Ptychocheilus oregonensis) in the restricted zones at McNary tailrace and John Day forebay during all sampling periods. Salmonids accounted for 18.1% of the weight in the diet of walleyes (Stizostedion vitreum vitreum) in 1984 which was at least twice that found in previous years. In smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui) salmonids contributed little to their diet whereas for channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fish accounted for 64.1% of the weight in their diet with salmonids responsible for approximately half of this weight. An intensive search of the fisheries literature was conducted to review various fish capture and control techniques which might have potential as predation control measures for the major predators of juvenile salmonids in the Columbia River system. Most prey protection measures were judged to have high potential and direct predator control measures were judged to have moderate or low potential.

  8. Quantum Mechanical Treatment of Variable Molecular Composition: From "Alchemical" Changes of State Functions to Rational Compound Design

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    Chang, K Y Samuel

    2015-01-01

    "Alchemical" interpolation paths, i.e.~coupling systems along fictitious paths that without realistic correspondence, are frequently used within materials and molecular modeling and simulation protocols for the estimation of relative changes in state functions such as free energies. We discuss alchemical changes in the context of quantum chemistry, and present illustrative numerical results for the changes of HOMO eigenvalues of the He atom due to a linear alchemical teleportation---the simultaneous annihilation and creation of nuclear charges at different locations. To demonstrate the predictive power of alchemical first order derivatives (Hellmann-Feynman) the covalent bond potential of hydrogen fluoride and hydrogen chloride is investigated, as well as the van-der-Waals binding in the water-water and water-hydrogen fluoride dimer, respectively. Based on converged electron densities for one configuration, the versatility of alchemical derivatives is exemplified for the screening of entire binding potentials...

  9. Balancing the Scale of Rationality: The Public Memory of the Boston Tea Party and the Transformation of Dissent

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    Neville, Meredith Diane

    2010-06-10

    This study examines the public memory of the Boston Tea Party as it has been appropriated for political purposes throughout history. First, I examine the Boston Tea Party to show that the rhetoric surrounding this protest created a tradition...

  10. Effect of Cotton Seed and Cotton Seed Meal in the Dairy Ration on Gravity and Centrifugal Creaming of Milk 

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    Curtis, Geo. W. (George Washington); Carson, J. M.

    1891-01-01

    that our conditions were not quite sa nniforn~ oil account of difficulty in obt:tining ice at proper tinie. l'he compari- bon, howeker shows beyoncl question, what our practica! experimcr. has already denzonstrated:-that there is practically...

  11. ASTROBIOLOGY Volume 4, Number 4, 2004

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    Shapiro, Russell

    to extraterrestrial condi- tions. The fossil evidence is based on a combina- tion of outcrop patterns, petrography

  12. February 3, 2012 Centre of Excellence in Mathematics (CEM)

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    Waldschmidt, Michel

    " real number is rational, algebraic irrational or else transcend, algebraic irrational, transcendental Goal : decide upon the arithmetic nature of "given" numbers : rational, algebraic irrational, transcendental. Rational integers : Z = {0, ±1, ±2, ±3, . . .}. Rational numbers : Q

  13. Defense-in-depth by mucosally administered anti-HIV dimeric IgA2 and systemic IgG1 mAbs: Complete protection of rhesus monkeys from mucosal SHIV challenge

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    Sholukh, Anton M.; Watkins, Jennifer D.; Vyas, Hemant K.; Gupta, Sandeep; Lakhashe, Samir K.; Thorat, Swati; Zhou, Mingkui; Hemashettar, Girish; Bachler, Barbara C.; Forthal, Donald N.; Villinger, Francois; Sattentau, Quentin J.; Weiss, Robin A.; Agatic, Gloria; Corti, Davide; Lanzavecchia, Antonio; Heeney, Jonathan L.; Ruprecht, Ruth M.

    2015-03-11

    10Humabs SAGL, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland 22 11Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland 23 12Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, Zurich CH-8093, Switzerland 24 13Department of Veterinary Medicine, University...

  14. Assessing the Revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Food Packages by Surveying Native American WIC Participants and Administering a Metabolic, Dietary Study of the Revised and Original WIC Food Packages 

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    Condie, Rachel

    2012-02-14

    WIC food packages are undergoing major revisions to accommodate the unique requirements of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in the twenty-first century. This dissertation ...

  15. UAW Local 5810 is the Union chosen by a majority of Postdoctoral Scholars at the University of California as their collective bargaining representative. The Union bargains and administers contracts with the

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    , signing and returning this form. I accept membership in UAW Local 5810. I agree to pay monthly duesUAW Local 5810 is the Union chosen by a majority of Postdoctoral Scholars at the University. I decline membership in UAW Local 5810 and understand that I will still be required to pay fair

  16. Effect of Calcium Supplements on Gains of Lambs Fed Sorghum Fodder or Sorghum Silage as the Roughage Portion of the Fattening Ration

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    Jones, J. M. (John McKinley); Stangel, W. L. (Wenzel Louis)

    1938-01-01

    27.80 .31 1.25 .34 1.29 .20 .58 30.27 .34 1.23 .33 1.29 .40 .58 31.14 .35 1.17 .32 1.21 .53 22.31 .25 2d 30-day period. pounds 1.35 . 15 1.39 . 53 9.88 . 33 --- 1.31 . 19 . 75 . 66 . 53 7.87 . 26 1.28 . 22 . 38... .................................... Results 1928-29 (first test) 12 .................................. Results 1929-30 (second test) 18 ................................... Results 1930-31 (third test) 20 .................................. Results 1931-32 (fourth test) 24...

  17. Structural Rationalization of a Large Difference in RNA Affinity Despite a Small Difference in Chemistry between Two 2'-O-Modified Nucleic Acid Analogs

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    Pattanayek, R.; Sethaphong, L.; Pan, C.; Prhavc, M.; Prakash, T.P.; Manoharan, M.; Egli, M.

    2010-03-08

    Chemical modification of nucleic acids at the 2'-position of ribose has generated antisense oligonucleotides (AONs) with a range of desirable properties. Electron-withdrawing substituents such as 2'-O-[2-(methoxy)ethyl] (MOE) confer enhanced RNA affinity relative to that of DNA by conformationally preorganizing an AON for pairing with the RNA target and by improving backbone hydration. 2'-Substitution of the ribose has also been shown to increase nuclease resistance and cellular uptake via changes in lipophilicity. Interestingly, incorporation of either 2'-O-[2-(methylamino)-2-oxoethyl]- (NMA) or 2'-O-(N-methylcarbamate)-modified (NMC) residues into AONs has divergent effects on RNA affinity. Incorporation of 2'-O-NMA-T considerably improves RNA affinity while incorporation of 2'-O-NMC-T drastically reduces RNA affinity. Crystal structures at high resolution of A-form DNA duplexes containing either 2'-O-NMA-T or 2'-O-NMC-T shed light on the structural origins of the surprisingly large difference in stability given the relatively minor difference in chemistry between NMA and NMC. NMA substituents adopt an extended conformation and use either their carbonyl oxygen or amino nitrogen to trap water molecules between phosphate group and sugar. The conformational properties of NMA and the observed hydration patterns are reminiscent of those found in the structures of 2'-O-MOE-modified RNA. Conversely, the carbonyl oxygen of NMC and O2 of T are in close contact, providing evidence that an unfavorable electrostatic interaction and the absence of a stable water structure are the main reasons for the loss in thermodynamic stability as a result of incorporation of 2'-O-NMC-modified residues.

  18. Rationalism and the organic analogy in fin-de-siècle Paris : Auguste Perret and the building at 25b rue Franklin

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    Bressani, Martin

    1985-01-01

    The thesis studies the apartment block at 25b rue Franklin in Paris designed in 1903 by the architect Auguste Perret. It documents the building's history and discusses its design in the context of late-nineteenth-century ...

  19. Rational Pathway Engineering of Type I Fatty Acid Synthase Allows the Biosynthesis of Triacetic Acid Lactone from D-Glucose in Vivo

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    Zhao, Huimin

    *, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UniVersity of Illinois, 600 South Mathews AVenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, and Department of Chemistry, Michigan State UniVersity, 528 Chemistry Building, East-B that is heterologously expressed in a microorganism would lead to TAL formation in vivo. To test this hypothesis, we

  20. Crystal and Electronic Structures of Complex Bismuth Iodides A3 Bi 2 I 9 ( A = K, Rb, Cs) Related to Perovskite: Aiding the Rational Design of Photovoltaics

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    2015-01-01

    such as hard radiation detection, 6–9 X- ray imaging, 10–12Radiation Perfor- mance for Room Temperature Gamma-Ray Detection.

  1. Crystal and Electronic Structures of Complex Bismuth Iodides A3 Bi 2 I 9 ( A = K, Rb, Cs) Related to Perovskite: Aiding the Rational Design of Photovoltaics

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    2015-01-01

    Rare Functions in Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics. Chem.Halide Perovskite Photovoltaics. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118,Halide Perovskite Photovoltaics. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118,

  2. Feeding value of ammoniated rice hulls, cottonseed hulls and Coastal Bermudagrass hay in high-concentrate rations for lactating dairy cows 

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    Sekhara Rao, Basavarju Purna Chandra

    1969-01-01

    ~ on an average, was worth only 87 percent as much as alfalta hay (19). moreover t? c per formance oi' lactating cows fed Coastal hay or past?& c as the principal feed generally has not, been good (h, 6& 19). The low performance of cows has been attributed... primari]y to the low voluntary intake of dry matter, rather than to low nutrient content per unit of weight (3) ~ Grinding and pelleting Coastal Bermudagrass results iat large increases in the amount, consumed by lactating cows ( 4). The increas- ed...

  3. The influence of levels of low quality roughages upon feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of beef cattle fed high concentrate rations 

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    Wahed, A. B. M. Fazle

    1965-01-01

    14 18 ~ 18 R6 Volatile Patty ivies in Saaylss of Rmmn Contents Urinary Calauli UICUSSS IOH : QUART LITERATURE C ITED APPEHQIK ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ 'I ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ SI ~ 56 63 67 71 LIST OF 1'~~ Table P. roost Chemical Comp+=. 'cion... Has Hnen Ho ice Cottonseed hvl 1 a Ries bulla 92 2 $5 90. 7 93. 9 30 55 1. 7 3. 8 91. 7 18 4. 3 13 88 8 96 0 2. 4 6. 4 0. 9 18 0 3 2. 9 09 49 0. 2 l. 5 46 ~ 39. 0 43. 3 38 4 18 2. 9 18 53. 5 7. 2 4. 0 67 20. 8 55 47. 9 14 6 24. 6...

  4. Crystal and Electronic Structures of Complex Bismuth Iodides A3 Bi 2 I 9 ( A = K, Rb, Cs) Related to Perovskite: Aiding the Rational Design of Photovoltaics

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    2015-01-01

    G. Hybrid Germanium Iodide Perovskite Semiconductors: ActiveState Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Solar Cells. Nat.Gap in Hybrid Tin Io- dide Perovskite Semiconductors Using

  5. Rational Creatures The DNA of a randimal is an infinite string of 0's and 1's and is formed as follows

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    Murphy, Robert F.

    . Acknowledgement: We thank Amarnath Bhattcharya, Kaushik Basu, Akash Kumar, Michael Schuresko for their comments. 2

  6. Uncertainty in projected impacts of climate change on biodiversity — a focus on African vertebrates

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    Garcia, Raquel Amaral

    2015-01-01

    2011) The pace of shifting climate in marine and terrestrialconserva- tion in a changing climate. Science, 332, 53–58.extinc- tion risk from climate change. Scientific Reports,

  7. Multi Robot Cooperation Based on Auction Theory With a Value Map

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    Pozo, Angello

    2011-01-01

    and forma- tion control. Robotics and , pages 128–133,multirobot localization. Robotics and Automa- tion, IEEEwith robot teams. Robotics and Automation, 2004. [18] Juhua

  8. Discrimination Data Analysis: A Multi-disciplinary Bibliography

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    Ruggieri, Salvatore

    , there are three main causes of discrimination: prej- udice, rational racism, and unintentional discrimination of individuals. Rational racism is the result of ratio- nal thinking. A form of rational racism is statistical

  9. Coupled Site Characterization and Foundation Analysis Research Project

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    Horvath, John S.

    Analysis Research Project: Rational Selection of for Drained-Strength Bearing Capacity Analysis Manhattan Research Project: Rational Selection of for Drained-Strength Bearing Capacity Analysis Manhattan CollegeCoupled Site Characterization and Foundation Analysis Research Project: Rational Selection

  10. LOCAL COHOMOLOGY MODULES SUPPORTED AT ...

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    2014-03-13

    By Flenner [Fl] or Watanabe [Wat], a(A) is negative whenever A has rational singularities. By Boutot's theorem [Bo], direct summands of rings with rational ...

  11. axn + bxn?1 +???+ cx + d exk + fxk?1 +???+ gx + h

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    charlotb

    2010-07-09

    MA 15400. Lesson 23. Section 4.5. Rational Functions. 1. A rational function is a function where the numerator and denominator are polynomials. Examples of ...

  12. The process of developing a strategy of sustainable development in the Pamir

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    Richner, Heinz

    activities such as mineral exploitation and hydroelectricity genera- tion. Tertiary sector activities

  13. Eos volume 92 number 20 17 mAY 2011 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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    Fossen, Haakon

    to the potential decadal predictability of climate varia- tions using the community earth system model CESM

  14. Global Marine Awards The Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation has named

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    Boss, Emmanuel S.

    and fisheries stakeholders together to promote collabora- tion and infuse solid science into management

  15. A multi-institution collaboration demonstrated real time compression and Internet-based transmission technology to make possible an affordable nationwide operational capture,

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    Droegemeier, Kelvin K.

    by such programs as NOAA's High Performance Computing and Communica- tions (HPCC) and Environmental Systems Data

  16. Dissimilarity representations for thermal signature recognition at a distance

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