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UNIT ONE INTRODUCTION TO THE DISCIPLINE1

UNIT ONE INTRODUCTION TO THE DISCIPLINE1

Transforming life's most fundamental character: Size 593 Empirical patterns: Generality of the island rule 599 BOX14.1 New Zealand's Moas:FourTimesAnomalous 603 Taxon Cyclesand "A Bi[r]

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A Gentle Introduction to Metadata

A Gentle Introduction to Metadata

One of the most important uses for metadata is to locate a resource. Thus, a book reference is designed to give enough information to allow someone to find that book. The other primary use of metadata is resource discovery--that is, finding resources relevant to one's research but which one is unaware of. The subject index of a card catalog is a metadata collection which is good for such a purpose. With the advent of new technologies, there are many more possibilities for the discovery of resources than were previously available. Online indexes of abstracts, like LexisNexis, are well-known tools which makes use of metadata and new technology to greatly enhance the
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Introduction to AMPL

Introduction to AMPL

Consider the following example. Berkeley Paint Company makes two colors of paint, blue and gold. The blue paint sells for $10 per gallon, while the gold paint sells for $15 per gallon. The company has one factory, and can make only one color of paint at a time. However, blue paint is easier to make so the factory can make 40 gallons per hour of blue paint, but only 30 gallons per hour of gold paint. In addition, the marketing department tells manufacturing that they can sell at most 860 gallons of gold paint and 1000 gallons of blue paint. If a week is 40 hours and paint can’t be stored until next week, we need to determine how many gallons of blue and gold paint to make; so that the total revenue is maximized.
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PLAN DE ETUDIOS (PE): Licenciatura en Matemáticas ÁREA: Análisis

PLAN DE ETUDIOS (PE): Licenciatura en Matemáticas ÁREA: Análisis

Ahlfors L. V. (1979) Complex Analysis: An Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions of one Complex Variable, Third Edition, Mcgraw Hill, New York. Conwey, John B. (1987) Functions of One Complex Variable: Secon Edition Edition, Springer - Verlag, New York. Marsden Jerrold E. (1999) Basic Complex Analysis: Third Edition, W.H. Freeman, New York

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An introduction to prosody in the EFL classroom

An introduction to prosody in the EFL classroom

In activity 5, the students had to ask another partner to write a sentence for them and, then, to show the stress pattern with circles. This exercise, together with number 6, was one of the less answered questions because in 6 of the handouts this exercise was left in blank (NA). In addition, one of them showed very irregular orthography and it could not be read. In consequence, it was considered intelligible. Only 4 of the students could answer this without any mistake. 3 of them had between 99’99% and 75% of mistakes and 1 of them had between 74’99% and 50% of mistakes. This percentage was made counting the syllables of the sentence written by the partner and counting how many big or small circles did not correspond with the right syllable, i.e. strong and weak, respectively.
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Off Portal – An Introduction to the Market Opportunity

Off Portal – An Introduction to the Market Opportunity

To date, the most obvious discovery method for off-portal services is the common (cross-network) short codes, which users access us- ing the mobile text message capabilities of their phone. For more in- formation about short codes, see the “From Content to Consumer” section, as well as the MMA Short Code Primer, available at www. mmaglobal.com/shortcodeprimer.pdf. Common short codes enable users to interact using SMS as an entry point into content and services provided by parties other than carriers. Phone users then pay for the content on the basis of monthly subscriptions and one-off purchases, which are charged directly to their mobile phone bill. The main ser- vices powered by common short codes today are in entertainment (e.g., ringtones, wallpapers, games), news alerts, voting applications (e.g., American Idol, Deal or No Deal), contests, sweepstakes, search and community applications such as text chat. In addition, there is a growing interest from enterprises to use short codes as a way to push information to employees or customers in a secure manner.
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A Pilot Didactic Unit as a Support to the History Subject

A Pilot Didactic Unit as a Support to the History Subject

The main objective of this study comes from: one hand, the social changes, and the new typology of students in the high-schools and on the other hand, the importance that communication and the foreign languages have in our everyday life, as well as the importance that ICT and Internet have nowadays. For these reasons, it is fully justified to implement new projects and programmes in the classrooms. According to the Spanish current law of education, Ley Orgánica de EducaciónLOE 2/2006, on 3 rd May[22], the main objective of nowadays foreign language lessons is to help students acquire a communicative competence through the four language skills. Taking into account the previous reasons and the students‟ need for communication, we decided to start a pilot project in order to help students improve their foreign language communication skills as well as their academic results. To obtain this, we tried to include several activities following the Eclectic Method, that is, selecting strategies from the different language teaching approaches and methods. Apart from these strategies, the interactive nature of the CLIL Approach is presented as a key element to change the way of teaching, therefore, we decided to integrate the English language teaching with some CLIL aspects since the didactic unit presented in this pilot project has been created as a support English lesson to the History subject, and in this way, to help students with their English language level as well as with their History knowledge. The didactic unit presented in this pilot project, presents several activities and strategies to make students‟ achieve the basic competences highlighted in the current law of education, for this reason, it includes activities based on the four language skills. This didactic unit can be implemented in any English classroom of the fourth year of secondary education, and its main topic is the topic of “fascism”.
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Introduction to Corporate Finance

Introduction to Corporate Finance

In the basic corporate governance setup, the shareholders elect the board of directors who in turn appoint the top corporate managers, such as the CEO. The CEO is usually a member of the board of directors. One aspect of corporate governance we do not talk much about is the issue of an independent chair of a firm’s board of directors. However, in a large number of U.S. corporations, the CEO and the board chair are the same person. In “U.S. Corporate Governance: Accomplishments and Failings, A Discussion with Michael Jensen and Robert Monks” (moderated by Ralph Walkling), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance , Vol. 20, No. 1 (Winter 2008), the point is made that combining the CEO and board chair positions can contribute to poor corporate governance. Both Jensen and Monks give an edge to the U.K. in governance partially because over 90 percent of U.K. companies are chaired by outside directors and not the CEO. This is a contentious issue confronting many U.S. corporations. For example, in May 2008, 19 institutional investors, including some of ExxonMobil’s largest shareholders and members of the founding Rockefeller family, supported a resolution to split the jobs of CEO and board chair. About 40 percent of the shareholders voted for the split.
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The Not So Short Introduction to LateX

The Not So Short Introduction to LateX

Korean Hangul is an alphabetic script with 14 basic consonants and 10 basic vowels (Jamos). Unlike Latin or Cyrillic scripts, the individual characters have to be arranged in rectangular clusters about the same size as Chinese characters. Each cluster represents a syllable. An unlimited number of syllables can be formed out of this finite set of vow- els and consonants. Modern Korean orthographic standards (both in South Korea and North Korea), however, put some restriction on the formation of these clusters. Therefore only a finite number of orthographically correct syllables exist. The Korean Charac- ter encoding defines individual code points for each of these syllables (KS X 1001:1998 and KS X 1002:1992). So Hangul, albeit alphabetic, is treated like the Chinese and Japanese writing systems with tens of thousands of ideographic/logographic characters. ISO 10646/Unicode offers both ways of representing Hangul used for modern Korean by encoding Conjoining Hangul Jamos (alphabets: http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/ U1100.pdf) in addition to encoding all the orthographically allowed Hangul syllables in modern Korean (http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/UAC00.pdf). One of the most daunting challenges in Korean typesetting with L A TEX and related typesetting system is
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Introduction to Programming I

Introduction to Programming I

In our previous discussions, we learned about operators for comparing values—equal, not equal, less than, and so on. Most of these operators work only on primitive types, not on objects. If you try to use other values as operands, the Java compiler produces errors. The exceptions to this rule are the operators for equality: == (equal) and != (not equal). When applied to objects, these operators don't do what you might first expect. Instead of checking whether one object has the same value as the other object, they determine whether both sides of the operator refer to the same object.
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Introduction to Koszul algebras

Introduction to Koszul algebras

having a finitely generated colinear injective resolution. Then the ”preinjective” part of the connecting components consists of linear modules and the preprojective part of these components consists of colinear modules. Finally one can show that the regular components consist of modules that are both linear and colinear. Note that this means that over a radical cube zero selfinjective Koszul algebra every indecomposable regular module is up to shift, both linear and colinear.

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Introduction to probability – Bertsekas

Introduction to probability – Bertsekas

probability that more users want to use the system than the system can accommodate? Problem 38. The problem of points. Telis and Wendy play a round of golf ( 18 holes) for a $10 stake, and their probabilities of winning on any one hole are P and 1 - p, respectively, independent of their results in other holes. At the end of 10 holes, with the score 4 to 6 in favor of Wendy, Telis receives an urgent call and has to report back to work. They decide to split the stake in proportion to their probabilities of winning had they completed the round, as follows. If PT and pw are the conditional probabilities that Telis and Wendy, respectively, are ahead in the score after 18 holes given the 4-6 score after 10 holes, then Telis should get a fraction PT / (PT + pw ) of the stake, and Wendy should get the remaining pw /(PT + pw ). How much money should Telis get? Note: This is an example of the, so-called, problem of points, which played an important historical role in the development of probability theory. The problem was posed by Chevalier de Mere in the 17th century to Pascal, who introduced the idea that the stake of an interrupted game should be divided in proportion to the players' conditional probabilities of winning given the state of the game at the time of interruption. Pascal worked out some special cases and through a correspondence with Fermat , stimulated much thinking and several probability-related investigations. Problem 39. A particular class has had a history of low attendance. The annoyed professor decides that she will not lecture unless at least k of the n students enrolled in the class are present. Each student will independently show up with probability Pg if the weather is good, and with probability Pb if the weather is bad. Given the probability of bad weather on a given day, obtain an expression for the probability that the professor will teach her class on that day.
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Human development and social inclusion in an urbanizing world : introduction to the special issue

Human development and social inclusion in an urbanizing world : introduction to the special issue

The 2018 HDCA Conference theme “Human Development and Social Inclusion in an Urbanizing World” provided an opportunity to focus attention on one of the most relevant trends in the world today: urbanization. Several of the conference’s plenary sessions addressed issues relevant to the global expansion of cities. Ravi Kanbur, professor of economics at Cornell University and former president of the HDCA, presented quantitative and qualitative evidence from Tanzania showing that, while migration to large cities may contribute more to economic growth, poverty reduction gains are larger from migration to towns and small cities. This research points to the need to deepen our understanding of how cities of diverse sizes contribute to urbanization processes. Avner de-Shalit, political scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, made a case for the idea that “having a sense of place” is a valued human functioning and explained its instrumental role in fostering inclusive cities. In a plenary panel session, representative of the World Bank, the Interamerican Development Bank and the CAF Development Bank of Latin America discussed recent experiences and challenges of integrating informal settlements into the city. The participants emphasized the importance of not only investing in infrastructure, but also fostering local economic development, job creation and labor market participation of women, as well as the need to expand collective rights and social integration.
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TítuloThe role of spanish transfer: the need to include contrastive analysis in EFL teaching

TítuloThe role of spanish transfer: the need to include contrastive analysis in EFL teaching

The role of spanish transfer the need to include contrastive analysis in EFL teaching THE ROLE OF SPANISH TRANSFER THE NEED TO INCLUDE CONTRASTIVE ANAL YSIS IN EFL TEACHING l INTRODUCTION One of the m[.]

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PLAN DE ETUDIOS (PE): Licenciatura en Matemáticas ÁREA: Análisis ASIGNATURA: Variable Compleja I

PLAN DE ETUDIOS (PE): Licenciatura en Matemáticas ÁREA: Análisis ASIGNATURA: Variable Compleja I

Ahlfors L. V. (1979) Complex Analysis: An Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions of one Complex Variable, Third Edition, Mcgraw Hill, New York. Conwey, John B. (1987) Functions of One Complex Variable: Secon Edition Edition, Springer - Verlag, New York. Domínguez P., Contreras A. y Cano L. FCFM, BUAP (2017) Marsden Jerrold E. (1999) Basic Complex Analysis: Third Edition, W.H. Freeman, New York

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Efficacy beliefs predict collaborative practice among intensive care unit nurses

Efficacy beliefs predict collaborative practice among intensive care unit nurses

Maximum likelihood estimation methods were used and the input for each analysis was the covariance matrix of the items. The goodness-of-fit of the different models was evaluated using the following absolute goodness-of-fit indices: (1) the χ 2 goodness-of-fit statistic, (2) the Root Mean Square Error of Approximation (RMSEA), (3) the Goodness of Fit Index (GFI) and (4) the Adjusted Goodness of Fit Index (AGFI). Moreover, three relative goodness-of-fit indices were calculated: (1) the Normed Fit Index (NFI), (2) the Comparative Fit Index (CFI), and (3) the Incremental Fit Index (IFI). So, by using different types of fit indices, we are also able to compare models to one another in order to determine which one fits best to our data. Values smaller than .08 for the RMSEA are indicative of an acceptable fit, and values greater than .10 should lead to model rejection (Cudeck & Browne, 1993). For all other fit indices, i.e. GFI, AGFI, NFI, CFI, and IFI, values greater than .95 are considered as indicating a good fit (Hu & Bentler, 1999; Yu, 2002).
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Introduction to the special issue

Introduction to the special issue

One of the special sessions was devoted to the analysis of «Wages and Regional Labour Markets». More than 25 abstracts were received in response to the «call for papers» launched in January 2011, and during the special session, we had the op- portunity to discuss nine of these papers; eleven others were presented in the regular sessions. This special issue contains six of these papers, plus three additional papers clearly related to this topic that were discussed in other conference sessions or in- cluded at a later stage due to their relevance. Moreover, we also decided to include a brief discussion of each paper in order to incorporate other points of view and some additional thoughts.
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Introduction to the Discipline 1

Introduction to the Discipline 1

A Review: Fundamental Themes of Biogeography 709 A New Synthesis: Conservation Biogeography 710 A Continuing Challenge: The Wallacean Shorifall 714 Applied Biogeography 715. Ecological a[r]

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De un modelo de comunicación one-to-many a un modelo one-to-one

De un modelo de comunicación one-to-many a un modelo one-to-one

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Product Transition Guide Table of Contents

Product Transition Guide Table of Contents

– Verify that the existing dimensions reference in Section 1.5, “Dimensions, installation space and substitution material” of this manual compares the sizes of the current and new unit. If a mechanical substitution kit is necessary, it is referenced in Section 1.5. < Digital operator >

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