The NASA Mars Sojourner rover inspired this project
. I followed the mission
with great enthusiasm and witnessed a giant leap in robotics that day
it began roaming the Martian terrain and sending images back to earth.
Though I was in awe when the Viking missions of the 1970’s were in
progress, we didn’t see that near real-time interaction with the craft
Process plants consist of hundreds, or even thousands, of control loops all networked together to produce a product to be offered for sale. Each of these control loops is designed to keep some important process variable such as pressure, flow, level, temperature, etc. within a required operating range to ensure the quality of the end product. Each of these loops receives and internally creates disturbances that detrimentally affect the process variable, and interaction from other loops in the network provides disturbances that influence the process variable....
English for Aviation is part of the Express Series. It is an ideal course for students in employment, who want to communicate better in English.
This short, intensive course can be completed in 25-30 hours, so students make progress quickly.
English for Aviation can be used as a stand-alone course, for self-study using the interactive MultiROM, or alongside a coursebook such as International Express.
This book presents biologically inspired walking machines interacting with their physical environment. It describes how the designs of the morphology and the behavior control of walking machines can benefit from biological studies.
From its beginnings in the middle of the 20th century, the field of systems dynamics and feedback control has rapidly become both a core science for mathematicians and engineers and a remarkably mature field of study.
A nested case-control study was undertaken within a cohort of HIV-infected individuals, attended at two HIV
referral centers, in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Delay in initiating treatment for TB was defined as the period of time,
in days, which was greater than the median value between the onset of cough and initiating treatment for TB. The
study analyzed biological, clinical, socioeconomic, and lifestyle factors as well as those related to HIV and TB infection,
potentially associated to delay. The odds ratios were estimated with the respective confidence intervals and p-values....
The five treatments should be replicated at least three times (depending on gemmule
availability) by each team. That is, three separate gemmules should be placed in three separate wells
for the control treatment and for the most concentrated treatment, and so on. The drawing below
shows the placement of three replicates for three treatments, and teams can discuss the importance of
randomization in experimental design. Once the solutions are added to the treatment wells, a single
gemmule may be placed in each well.
creative and thoughtful new approaches, as indicated above. Their analyses, however, have not been guided by theory or statistical and ethical principles, and have not taken account of extensive research on these issues and development of new methods that has taken place in the last two decades. Government and academic statisticians, largely outside of public health, have developed a variety of “perturbation” methods such as “data swapping” and “controlled rounding” that can limit disclosure risk while maximizing...
We describe iNeATS – an interactive multi-document summarization system that integrates a state-of-the-art summarization engine with an advanced user interface. Three main goals of the system are: (1) provide a user with control over the summarization process, (2) support exploration of the document set with the summary as the staring point, and (3) combine text summaries with alternative presentations such as a map-based visualization of documents.
The progression of muscle differentiation is tightly controlled by multiple
groups of transcription factors and transcriptional coregulators. MyoD is a
transcription factor of the myogenic basic helix–loop–helix family required
for the process of muscle cell differentiation.
A computerized conference (CC) is a form of co~znunication in which participants type into and read frc~ a computer terminal. The participants may be on line at the same time--termed a "synchrononous" conference, or may interact anynchronous~. The conversation is stored and mediated by the computer.
This paper describes a sentence generator that was built primarily to focus on syntactic form and syntactic relationships. Our main goal was to produce a tutorial system for the English language; the intended users of the system are people with language delaying handicaps such as deafness, and people learning English as a foreign language. For these populations, extensive exposure to standard English constructions (negatives, questions, relatlvization, etc.) and their interactions is necessary. ...
This paper describes a system for managing: dialogue in a natural language interface. The proposed approach uses a dialogue manager as the overall control mechanism. The dialogue manager accesses domain independent resources for interpretation, generation and background system access. It also uses information from domain dependent knowledge sources, which are customized for various applications.
After studying this chapter you will be able to: Be familiar with the ICMP message format, know the types of error reporting messages, know the types of query messages, be able to calculate the ICMP checksum, know how to use the ping and traceroute commands, understand the modules and interactions of an ICMP package.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Programmable controllers theory and implementation" has contents: Introduction to programmable controllers, number systems and codes, logic concepts, the memory system and I/O interaction, programming languages ,...and other contents.
This book—the 6th edition of Programming Windows—is a guide to programming applications that run
under Microsoft Windows 8. At the time of this writing (August 1, 2012), Windows 8 is not yet
complete and neither is this book. What you are reading right now is a preview ebook version of the
book. This preview ebook is based on the Release Preview of Windows 8 (build 8400), which was
released on May 31, 2012.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will be released for general availability on October 26,
2012. Microsoft Press and I are targeting the release of the...
A graphical user interface (GUI) is a graphical display in one or more
windows containing controls, called components, that enable a user to perform
interactive tasks. The user of the GUI does not have to create a script or
type commands at the command line to accomplish the tasks. Unlike coding
programs to accomplish tasks, the user of a GUI need notgraphical display the
details of how the tasks are performed.
In the spring of 2006, I had the privilege of taking a very early look at what would eventually
become ASP.NET MVC. Scott Guthrie of Microsoft arranged a personal demo just for me backstage at the DevConnections conference in balmy Nice, France. At the time, I had just started playing with ASP.NET Web Forms and the Model-View-Presenter (MVP) pattern.
to see the usual great set of designers to automatically define models, controllers,
and views. Instead, I was surprised to see a brand-new application model being
worked out on top of the same ASP.NET runtime.
Assessment of source of air, water, and land pollution - Part II : Approaches for consideration in formulating evironmantal control strategies.The environment is a combination of natural factors and social surrounds the outside of a certain system. They affect this system and identify trends and status of its existence. Environment can be seen as a set, in which the system is considered as a subset. Environment of a system is considered to be interactive with that system
The OpenGL graphics system is a software interface to graphics hardware. (The GL stands for Graphics Library.) It allows you to create interactive programs that produce color images of moving three−dimensional objects. With OpenGL, you can control computer−graphics technology to produce realistic pictures or ones that depart from reality in imaginative ways. This guide explains how to program with the OpenGL graphics system to deliver the visual effect you want.