What makes populations stabilize? What makes them fluctuate? Are populations in complex ecosystems more stable than populations in simple ecosystems? In 1973, Robert May addressed these questions in this classic book. May investigated the mathematical roots of population dynamics and argued-counter to most current biological thinking-that complex ecosystems in themselves do not lead to population stability.
An Elementary Introduction to Groups and Representations Brian C. Hall
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1. Preface Chapter 1. Groups 1. Deﬁnition of a Group, and Basic Properties 2. Some Examples of Groups 3. Subgroups, the Center, and Direct Products 4. Homomorphisms and Isomorphisms 5. Exercises Chapter 2. Matrix Lie Groups 1. Deﬁnition of a Matrix Lie Group 2. Examples of Matrix Lie Groups 3. Compactness 4. Connectedness 5.
This paper introduces document normalization, and addresses the issue of whether controlled document authoring systems can be used in a reverse mode to normalize legacy documents. A paradigm for deep content analysis using such a system is proposed, and an architecture for a document normalization system is described.
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How DNS Works
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Understanding the Linux Kernel helps readers understand how Linux performs best and how
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companion document, entitled Guidance on Safety Performance Indicators (2003), will be published immediately
following the 2nd edition of the Guiding Principles. The Guidance on SPI is designed to assist relevant
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This third edition of The Essential Guide to User Interface Design is about designing clear,
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is the eighth in a long series of books by the author addressing screen and interface
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Addresses, by Phillips Brooks This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: Addresses Author: Phillips Brooks Release Date: December 28, 2004
Because larger ﬁrms are much more likely to be covered by collective bargaining
contracts and works councils, a closely related issue concerns the independent role
of ﬁrm size in providing wage insurance. As ﬁrm size is typically viewed as a good
proxy for capital market access (e.g., Gertler and Gilchrist 1994), insurance contracts
should be particularly apparent for individuals working at larger employers.
The Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) authorized the development of several new types of
health plans for the elderly. The new Special Needs Plans (SNPs) are of particular relevance to the disabled
elderly population. MMA allowed for three types of Special Need Plans, one aimed at residents of SNFs, a
second aimed at dual Medicare and Medicaid eligible individuals, and a third aimed at patients with one or
more chronic disease problems. To date, most SNPs have targeted the dually eligible but all three could be
relevant to health centers serving the disabled elderly.
DMOs tend to be part of the local, regional or national government and have political and
legislative power as well as the financial means to manage resources rationally and to ensure that
all stakeholders can benefit in the long term. Destination management and marketing should act as
tools and facilitators to achieve a complex range of strategic objectives, which will ultimately need
to satisfy the needs and wants of stakeholders. Four key generic strategic objectives should be
addressed by DMOs, as illustrated in Table 2.
The federal government enacted the Federal Alcohol Administration Act (FAAA) shortly after the repeal of Prohibition, and this
legislation has served as the primary vehicle for regulating alcohol advertising in the United States. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax
and Trade Bureau (TTB) has primary responsibility for enforcing the FAAA. Consumer protection and advertising regulation are
not, however, areas of expertise for the TTB, which is located within the Department of the Treasury, and the FAAA provides only
limited authority and guidance.
The World Health Organization was established in
1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations
serving as the directing and coordinating authority
for international health matters and public health.
One of WHO’s constitutional functions is to provide
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fulfils in part through its publications programmes.
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transparent removal of troubled assets is necessary in order to ensure that the rescued
bank has real prospects for a fresh start. Second, the costs of the bailout for the taxpayer
should be minimized. Third, no incentives or new opportunities for opportunistic
behavior in the future should be created.
By creating the Federal Reserve System, Congress intended to eliminate
the severe f inancial crises that had periodically swept the nation, especially
the sort of f inancial panic that occurred in 1907. During that episode,
payments were disrupted throughout the country because many banks
and clearinghouses refused to clear checks drawn on certain other banks,
a practice that contributed to the failure of otherwise solvent banks. To
address these problems, Congress gave the Federal Reserve System the
authority to establish a nationwide check-clearing system.
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Authority management in early December 2011. At that time, an information request was
submitted to the Port Authority addressing the specific areas identified for focus in Phase I as
well as providing additional information that will be useful in Phase II. To date, Navigant has
reviewed numerous documents from the Port Authority.
All project communication activities will occur within the project’s approved budget, schedule,
and resource allocations. The project manager is responsible for ensuring that communication
activities are performed by the project team and without external resources which will result in
exceeding the authorized budget. Communication activities will occur in accordance with the
frequencies detailed in the Communication Matrix in order to ensure the project adheres to