I propose a model for determining the hearer's attentional state which depends solely on a list of salient discourse entities (S-list). The ordering among the elements of the S-list covers also the function of the backward-looking center in the centering model. The ranking criteria for the S-list are based on the distinction between hearer-old and hearer-new discourse entities and incorporate preferences for inter- and intra-sentential anaphora.
Chloe’s intellectual contributions to my dissertation were as significant as her unwavering enthusiasm and encouragement. I also thank my dissertation committee member, Emma Aguila for her insightful comments during our many discussions, which ranged from broad and conceptual to nuanced and technical. I would also like to thank Emma for making me a part of the Fox Center project, which funded part of this dissertation, a
identified. In contrast, the referents of indexicals such as I and you (i.e., the speaker and addressee) are necessary components of the discourse circumstances. 2 Indexical pronouns can be further classified into pure indexicals versus demonstratives, 8 depending on how the current discourse circumstances provide their referents. The referent of a pure indexical is fully determined by the semantic rules and a context, which together pick out a unique referent for each use. Thus I refers to the person who utters it (assuming that I is used to refer).
For the past years, the advancement and innovation of various fields of technology
converge that resulted in the formation of emerging technologies. A technical
innovation which represents progressive developments within a field of competitive
advantage is considered as an emerging technology. In general, emerging technologies
denote significant technology developments that capture new territory for the
betterment of humanity. To date, creating new technologies and innovative algorithms
is the focus of research and development.
Because a sub-fund's assets and liabilities may be denominated in currencies different to the Base Currency, the sub-fund may be
affected favourably or unfavourably by exchange control regulations or changes in the exchange rates between the Base Currency and
other currencies. Changes in currency exchange rates may influence the value of a sub-fund's Shares, the dividends or interest earned
and the gains and losses realised.
Both Planned Parenthood and the alternative sites we interviewed typically had
relationships with other local health care providers. Thus, changes that affect one set of clinics,
like Planned Parenthood, may have repercussions for other providers in the communities. Clinics
often refer patients for care at other facilities if they cannot provide the services themselves. For
example, if a woman is diagnosed with diabetes in a WHP exam at a family planning clinic, she
would be referred to a community health center or public primary care clinic for further follow-
up and care.
They specifically identify policy issues for facilitating adoption of
desirable agroforestry practices and gradual diminution of undesirable policies. In
Chapter Seven, Msuya et al. use the Tanzanian agroforestry development context to
explore how existing national policy and institutional setups facilitate or constrain
development of agroforestry policies and suggest the available options for developing
agroforestry policy. In the last chapter, Degrande et al.
The functional replacement of the primary ubiquinone (QA)
in the photosynthetic reaction center (RC) from Rhodo-bacter sphaeroideswith synthetic vitamin K derivatives has
provided a powerful tool to investigate the electron transfer
mechanism. To investigate the binding mode of these qui-nones to theQAbinding sitewe have determined the binding
free energy and charge recombination rate from QA
(kAD) of 29 different 1,4-naphthoquinone derivatives with
systematically altered structures.
In managing an onsite clinic, Ashley became aware
of studies showing that patients, who were prescribed
medications during a visit, often put off getting their
prescriptions filled. In many cases, this has a detrimental
effect on getting patients well quickly. The solution
Ashley implemented was InstyMeds
. InstyMeds is the
healthcare industry’s first fully automated, ATM-style,
dispenser of acute prescription medications that
dispenses directly to patients at the point-of-care. An
InstyMeds Medications Dispenser is installed in the
Ashley Wellness Center.
There is increasing recognition that health and educational outcomes are inextricably linked,
and that the school can be an ideal setting through which to strive for both. A number of
international efforts have been developed in the past decade to improve both learning and
health through schools.
The nitrite reductase (Nir) isolated fromPseudomonas
chlororaphisDSM 50135 is a blue enzyme, with type 1 and
type 2 copper centers, as in all copper-containing Nirs des-cribed so far. For the first time, a direct determination of
the reduction potentials of both copper centers in a Cu-Nir
was performed: type 2 copper (T2Cu), 172 mV and type 1
copper (T1Cu), 298 mV at pH 7.6.
Mutant analysis by polymerase chain reaction and restriction enzyme cleavage
(MAPREC) has been developed by Chumakov et al. for poliovirus to determine quantitatively the
presence of genomic changes in particular nucleotide sequences that lead to virulence phenotypes
of oral poliomyelitis vaccine (OPV or live attenuated vaccine) . Afterwards, this RI
(radioisotope) MAPREC was developed to non RI – MAPREC by Japan Poliomyelitis Research
Institute in 1998 to compensate for some disadvantages of RI-MAPREC .
We measured cocrystals of the membrane protein Photosystem I
with its soluble electron acceptor ferredoxin for the first time at the
ALS (Berkeley, CA). Previous data collected at our home source
and at other synchrotron sources showed crystals with very high
mosaicity (2–5%) and a diffraction limit to 7–8 Aresolution. This
first beamtime at ALS was very successful and may represent a
breakthrough for the determination of the crystal structure. 110
crystals, grown under modified crystallization conditions, were
scanned and for the first time, crystals diffraction to 3.5 A were
Chapter 4 - Organizational buyer behavior. In this chapter, students will be able to understand: Selling business to business successfully, buying determinants theory, buying center roles, dimensions of buying centers, time fragmentation influences seller’s marketing efforts, overcoming risk,....
Quite often, physical and mental health disorders go hand in hand. Research shows that persons with severe or
chronic physical illnesses often have a co-existing mental health problem. At the same time, persons with severe
mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders have physical health problems that remain undetected or
Massachusetts continues to lead the nation in the quality and accessibility of information for
patients and the general public. Since the launch of the Physician Profiles project in 1996, tens of
thousands of Massachusetts residents have found the information they needed to make informed
health care decisions for their families using this innovative program.
In addition to online access to the Physician Profiles, the Board of Registration in Medicine assists
consumers who do not have Internet access through a fully staffed Call Center.
In a series of preliminary tests, we examined the pattern of mean daily returns
throughout the lunar month, including visual inspections of return histograms. This
examination reveals one interesting regularity. We observe that high returns tend to
cluster around the new moon date, while low returns tend to cluster around the full moon
date. Following this observation, we structure our returns tests to reflect the possible
difference between new moon and full moon periods.
Students determine relationships among words by placing them on a continuum.
1. Place the sorting board and envelopes containing the word card sets at the center.
Provide each student with a student sheet.
2. Taking turns, students open one of the envelopes, scatter cards, and place larger cards on
either end of the sorting board (e.g., laugh, sob).
3. Read the other word cards. Talk about the words and what they mean to determine the
This module provides students with the knowledge and skills that they will need
to design a complex installation of multiple products on a single server. After
completing this module, students will be able to:
Choose a hardware platform.
Determine the Microsoft® Windows® 2000 operating system configuration
for the Web infrastructure servers.
Select the appropriate technology for a highly available solution based on
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).
Design a highly available COM+ (Component Object Model) Environment
by using Microsoft Application Center 2000.