The Matlab programming language provides an excellent introductory language, with built-in graph-ical, mathematical, and user-interface capabilities. The goal is that the student learns tobuild computational models with graphical user interfaces (GUIs) that enable exploration of model behavior.
(BQ) The finale is where ebook Patient engagement is a strategy, not a tool shines. Having laid the ground work in the prior chapters on why getting patients’ attention is so critical and how difficult it can be to turn that attention into meaningful behavior change, author closes by giving readers 10 concrete steps to follow to “win the attention war” in healthcare.
China is now a global actor of significant and growing importance. It is active in regions and on issues that were once only peripheral to its interests, and it is effectively using tools previously unavailable. It is no longer appropriate to talk of integrating China into the international system; by and large, it is already there. Its
We developed caitra, a novel tool that aids human translators by (a) making suggestions for sentence completion in an interactive machine translation setting, (b) providing alternative word and phrase translations, and (c) allowing them to postedit machine translation output. The tool uses the Moses decoder, is implemented in Ruby on Rails and C++ and delivered over the web. We are at the beginning of a research program to explore the beneﬁts of these different types of aid to human translators, analyze user interaction behavior, and develop novel types of assistance. ...
Hard-hitting and pragmatic, Hirschhorn's no-nonsense advice has inspired thousands via his lectures, one-on-one coaching, and media appearances. But 8 Ways to Great goes beyond inspiration to provide the practical tools that anyone can use-no matter what their profession or personal goals-to break through self-defeating behaviors and deluded thinking to truly excel.
Whether you trade short-term or long-term, discretionary or systematic, your goal
as a technician is always the same: to find profitable patterns in price behavior.
To accomplish this, technicians use a number of methods to identify the
prevailing price trend, or to identify points at which a trend is about to reverse
(the time scale, of course, can vary). These basis for these techniques can be
roughly divided in two categories: chart analysis and technical indicators.
Regulation of female reproductive system consists of very complex interactions between the
hypothalamus, neurohypophysis and ovaries. Beginning from the embryologic stage, female
reproductive system is regulated by the brain. Ovarian hormone production is supressed by
the hypothalamo-hypophyseal control mechanism till the end of the childhood period when
the puberty begins. During puberty, menstrual cyclicity and timely ovulation, which are the
result of the precise integration within different components of the reproductive system, are
Environmental Land Use Planning brings together leading scholars in the field of environmental problem solving to examine environmental problems and effects on land uses; analytical methods and tools in the field; and the role of governments, community grants and tradable permits in environmental planning. The chapters are based on empirical research from countries around the globe including Canada, USA, China, Nigeria, Germany, Serbia, Venezuela, and Brazil.
There are 57 cases for courses in management, organizational behavior, and human resource management. Each five case modular covers a key management topic such as strategy, organizational design, managing diversity. Instructors can select as many or as few case modules as they want, include other exercises, and their own material to build a supplement tailored fit to their course.
This essay reviews the course of consumer behaviour analysis, a research programme that employs the findings and principles of behavioural research toelucidate consumer behaviour and marketing management. Although attempts have been made from time to time to integrate a behaviour analytic perspective intomarketing research, the tendency has been to concentrate on the potential contribution of operant psychology to managerial practice rather than to examine the potential of behaviourism to provide a theoretical basis for marketing and consumer research. ...
Criminal psychology, forensic technology, and profiling. These three disciplines
have received a wealth of media attention over the past decade. Consequently,
due to public and professional interest, a plethora of books have been published.
The technique of offender profiling, or classifying offenders according to their
behaviors and characteristics, has been developing slowly as a possible investigative
tool since 1841 and the publication of the The Murders in the Rue Morgue
by Edgar Alan Poe, in which detective C.
The machining of complex sculptured surfaces is an important technological topic
in modern manufacturing, namely in the molds and dies sector. Today, this sector,
with great importance to automotive, aircraft and others advanced industries, is
placed in all industrialized or emerging countries. In the recent past, the traditional
technology employed in molds and dies manufacture was a combination of con-
ventional milling and electro-discharge machining (EDM) or electrochemical
Active in the area attacked by a large. The last chapter presents a simulation study
collective behavior in disaster.
I would like to express my special thanks to Mr. Igor Babic, Ivana Lorkovic her, and she
Ivana ZEC. Last but not least, I want to thank the entire staff of Intech - Open
Access Publishing, especially Mr. Igor Babic, professional support and technical
support in all steps of the process that led to the realization of this book.
In addition to covering statistical methods, most of the existing books on
equating also focus on the practice of equating, the implications of test development
and test use for equating practice and policies, and the daily equating challenges
that need to be solved. In some sense, the scope of this book is narrower than of
other existing books: to view the equating and linking process as a statistical
Null hypothesis signiﬁcance testing (NHST) is one of the main research tools in
social and behavioral research. It requires the speciﬁcation of a null hypothesis,
an alternative hypothesis, and data in order to test the null hypothesis. The
main result of a NHST is a p-value . An example of a null hypothesis and
a corresponding alternative hypothesis for a one-way analysis of variance is:
Even as new species are evolving, however, others may become extinct. The
rate at which species become extinct may be low in one lineage and high in
another. It’s also possible for the rate of extinction to rise, only to drop again later.
All of these processes can also unfold at the same time, and so the range of
possible long-term patterns in evolution can be enormous. A lineage with a low
rate of speciation may end up enormously diverse because its rate of extinction
is even lower.
The new millennium has seen the birth of a new perspective that conflates research in solid-state physics, biological science as well
as materials engineering. The perspective is one that recognizes that
future new advances in all these areas will be based on a fundamental
understanding of the atomic and molecular infrastructure of
materials that has resulted from two centuries of chemistry. Major
advances will be achieved when the novel behavior, in particular the
quantum mechanical behavior, that nanoscale structures possess, can
be controlled and harnessed....
For the broader farm community, given that many farmers and ranchers who do not benefit from
commodity programs use crop insurance as their primary or perhaps only federal risk
management tool, policymakers may consider how effective federal crop insurance has been for
producers of specialty crops and livestock.
Across the federal government, controlling or reducing program costs continues to be an issue.
The Basics of Social Marketing is one
of several social marketing resources
available for public health professionals
from Turning Point, and the Turning Point
Social Marketing National Excellence
Collaborative, funded by The Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation. It is intended
as a stand-alone tool to help you apply
effective social marketing to your public
health programs and practices. It may be
integrated with other social marketing
resources, many of which are available
free of charge.