The fifth edition of this classic book continues its excellence in teaching numerical analysis and techniques. Interesting and timely applications motivate an understanding of methods and analysis of results. Suitable for students with mathematics and engineering backgrounds, the breadth of topics (partial differential equations, systems of nonlinear equations, and matrix algebra), provide comprehensive and flexible coverage of all aspects of all numerical analysis.
This book addresses the stochastic modeling of telecommunication networks, introducing the main mathematical tools for that purpose, such as Markov processes, real and spatial point processes and stochastic recursions, and presenting a wide list of results on stability, performances and comparison of systems.
The authors propose a comprehensive mathematical construction of the foundations of stochastic network theory: Markov chains, continuous time Markov chains are extensively studied using an original martingale-based approach.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Radiation Oncology cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: " Neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy in the treatment of fixed and semi-fixed rectal tumors. Analysis of results and prognostic factors...
In this paper I will report the result of a quantitative analysis of the dynamics of the constituent elements of Japanese terminology. In Japanese technical terms, the linguistic contribution of morphemes greatly differ according to their types of origin. To analyse this aspect, a quantitative method is applied, which can properly characterise the dynamic nature of morphemes in terminology on the basis of a small sample.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Radiation Oncology cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: " Chemotherapy followed by low dose radiotherapy in childhood Hodgkin's disease: retrospective analysis of results and prognostic factors...
We have analyzed definitions from Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary using Sager's Linguistic String Parser and again using basic UNIX text processing utilities such as grep and awk. Tiffs paper evaluates both procedures, compares their results, and discusses possible future lines of research exploiting and combining their respective strengths. Introduction As natural language systems grow more sophisticated, they need larger and more d ~ l e d lexicons.
This book uses a blend of theory and practice to deliver the derivatives analysis portion of the CPA Candidate Body of Knowledge curriculum. The CBOK is the result of an extensive job analysis conducted periodically, most recently during 2000.
Importantly, post-secondary education and training can provide the cognitive and
interactive skills required for good, high-paid, jobs. Analysis of data from the Current
Population Survey (CPS) indicates that occupations with a high intensity of analytic and
interactive skills tend to have large shares of workers with post-secondary education.
Moreover, occupations with a high concentration of college-educated workers have been
growing much faster than others.
This document reports the results of a study entitled “Employer Partnership Initiative Analysis of Alternatives.” The purpose of this study was to examine opportunities for the U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard to strengthen their relationships with employers and citizen soldiers through the Employer Partnership Program. In this document we describe the Army reserve components’ experience with the program through September 2010 and recommend improvements, based on interviews with program stakeholders, analysis of data collected from the Em...
In this work, we provide an empirical analysis of differences in word use between genders in telephone conversations, which complements the considerable body of work in sociolinguistics concerned with gender linguistic differences. Experiments are performed on a large speech corpus of roughly 12000 conversations. We employ machine learning techniques to automatically categorize the gender of each speaker given only the transcript of his/her speech, achieving 92% accuracy. An analysis of the most characteristic words for each gender is also presented.
A new approach of predicting structural classes of protein
domain sequences is presented in this paper. Besides the
amino acid composition, the composition of several
dipeptides, tripeptides, tetrapeptides, pentapeptides and
hexapeptides are taken into account based on the step-wise discriminant analysis. The result of jackknife test
shows that this new approach can lead to higher pre-dictive sensitivityand specificityfor reduced sequence
Failure of locking plate fixation due to varus collapse is a common problem for the elderly population who have osteoporotic bone with comminuted fractures. However, it is possible to increase the stability and the stiffness of the fixation system by using intramedullary fibular graft. This study compares the effectiveness of the augmented versus non-augmented locking plate fixation under clinically relevant cyclic loading. Nine pairs of cadaveric humeri were utilized with one side fixated using the augmented system and the other using the non-augmented one.
This study also departs from earlier research on this topic in that it focuses on survey-
based expectations. Investor cash flow projections are largely inferred from surveys of equity
analysts’ earnings forecasts, while inflation expectations are drawn from surveys of professional
forecasters. While having its own disadvantages, particularly a relatively short history, the use of
survey expectations are a direct measure of market expectations, eliminating the need to make
strong identifying assumptions on how expectations are formed.
This paper deals with the analysis of non-linaer multilayered reinforced composite plates with simply supported along its four edges by Bubnov - Galerkin and Finite Element Methods. Numerical results are presented for illustrating theoretical analysis of reinforced and unreinforced laminated composite plates. Keywords: Stiﬀened laminated composite plate, multilayered reinforced composite plates
A versatile software tool,virtualmslab, is presented that can perform
advanced complex virtual proteomic experiments with mass spectrometric
analyses to assist in the characterization of proteins. The virtual experimen-tal results allow rapid, flexible and convenient exploration of sample prepar-ation strategies and are used to generate MS reference databases that can be
matched with the real MS data obtained from the equivalent real experi-ments.
Structural analysis of the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from
nontypeableHaemophilus influenzaestrain 981 has been
achieved using NMRspectroscopy and ESI-MS on
O-deacylatedLPSand core oligosaccharide (OS)material as
well as by ESI-MS
on permethylated dephosphorylated
OS. A heterogeneous glycoform population was identified,
resulting from the variable length of the OS branches
attached to the glucose residue in the common structural
element of H. influenzae LPS, L-a-D-Hepp-(1fi2)-[PEtnfi6]-L-a-D-Hepp-(1fi3)-[b-D-Glcp-(1fi4)]-L-a-D-Hepp-(1fi5)-[PPEtnfi4]-a-Kdop-(2fi6)-Lipid A....
This paper discusses sampling strategies for building a dependency-analyzed corpus and analyzes them with different kinds of corpora. We used the Kyoto Text Corpus, a dependency-analyzed corpus of newspaper articles, and prepared the IPAL corpus, a dependency-analyzed corpus of example sentences in dictionaries, as a new and different kind of corpus. The experimental results revealed that the length of the test set controlled the accuracy and that the longest-ﬁrst strategy was good for an expanding corpus, but this was not the case when constructing a corpus from scratch. ...
We briefly review the metabolism of the chloroplast
stroma, and describe the structural modelling technique of
elementary modes analysis. The technique is applied to a
model of chloroplast metabolism to investigate viable
pathways in the light, in the dark, and in the dark with
the addition of sedoheptulose-1,7-bisphosphatase (nor-mally inactive in the dark).
Only 2% of the known natural products with acetylenic
bonds area-alkynoates. Their polarized, conjugated triple
bond is an optimal target for an enzymic hydration.
Therefore they are good substrates for the enzymes
involved in metabolism of acetylenic compounds, resulting
in products that are suitable for bacterial growth. We
isolated a Pseudomonas putida strain growing on
2-butynedioate as well as on propynoate, and determined
the metabolic pathways of these two a-alkynoates.
We have compared the site-by-siteN-glycosylation status of
human lactoferrin (Lf) produced in maize, a monocotyle-don, and in tobacco, usedas amodel dicotyledon.Maizeand
tobacco plants were stably transformed and recombinant Lf
was purified from both seeds and leaves. N-glycopeptides
were generated by trypsin digestion of recombinant Lf and
purified by reverse-phase HPLC. The N-glycosylation pat-tern of each site was determined by mass spectrometry.
Our results indicated that the N-glycosylation patterns of
recombinant Lf produced in maize and tobacco share
common structural features....