The objective of this study is to assist public authorities to identify and address the future challenges of urban water supply, sanitation, and flood management in cities. In order to do that, this report uses the conceptual framework of Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) as a holistic set of planning and management tools incorporating all components of the urban water cycle to help develop efficient and flexible urban water systems in the future. The future of water in African cities: why waste water? argues that a new approach to urban water management is needed in Africa.
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“Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design is a refreshing look at the subject of OOA&D. What sets this book apart is its focus on learning. There are too many books on the market that spend a lot of time telling you why, but do not actually enable the practitioner to start work on a project. Those books are very interesting, but not very practical. I strongly believe that the future of software development practice will focus on the practitioner.
As the world of politics and public affairs has gradually changed beyond recognition over
the past two decades, journalism too has been transformed. Yet the study of news and
journalism often seems stuck with ideas and debates which have lost much of their
critical purchase. Journalism is at a crossroads: it needs to reaffirm core values and
rediscover key activities, almost certainly in new forms, or it risks losing its distinctive
character as well as its commercial basis.
--John Allsopp, author and founder of Web Directions
This report summarizes work performed during a quick-response analytic effort in support of the 2001 Army Science Board (ASB) Summer Study on Objective Force Soldier, along with subsequent efforts in related areas. The work used high-resolution constructive simulation to examine key aspects of “objective soldier,” with the modeling taking place in the 2015–2020 time frame.
Like all other sciences, physics is based on experimental observations and quantitative measurements. The main objective of physics is to ﬁnd the limited number of fundamental laws that govern natural phenomena and to use them to develop theories that can predict the results of future experiments. The fundamental laws used in developing theories are expressed in the language of mathematics, the tool that provides a bridge between theory and experiment
First, you will analyze the usage scenario for potential business objects. These
candidate business objects are the logical constructs that help identify the
services, attributes, and relationships of the future solution.
Next, you will analyze the usage scenario for potential services.
Finally, you will extend the analysis to identify hidden objects and services.
The need for the present research, ‘Teaching Writing Using Picture Stories as
Tools at the High School Level: The Movement from Other Regulation to Self
Regulation’, emerges from the researcher’s B. Ed Project in which it was noticed that
learners in regional medium schools struggle to write in English. It was observed that the
only kind of writing these learners are used to is copying notes from the blackboard or
guide books or taking down teacher dictated notes with numerous errors.
Given the importance of the insurance sector, its potential for growth, rapidly emerging
trends within the sector including the trend towards liberalization of insurance services, it
is essential to clearly understand the challenges and opportunities that arise from both the
development of the insurance sector as well as its liberalization for developing countries.
A high degree of collaboration is often involved in
creating public sculpture. Central collaborators are the
sculptor and owner, typically a commissioning agency or
developer. Architects and landscape architects can be
artistic collaborators or part of the design team. Art object
conservators, engineers and other consultants play a role
in selecting materials and reviewing maintenance
strategies or design aspects. Other advisory bodies and
community groups may be part of the collaborative
One of the major challenges for all stakeholders in thinking about the future of the Internet is its
ability to scale to connect billions of people and devices. The objective of this report is to raise awareness
among policy makers of capacity and limitations of the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), to provide
information on the status of readiness and deployment of the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and to
demonstrate the need for all stakeholders, including governments, to play a part in IPv6 deployment.
Character recognition is one of the pattern recognition technologies that are most widely used in practical applications. This book presents recent advances that are relevant to character recognition, from technical topics such as image processing, feature extraction or classification, to new applications including human-computer interfaces. The goal of this book is to provide a reference source for academic research and for professionals working in the character recognition field.
This problem has been the focus of much of the economic literature on water quality.
Because benefits are so difficult to measure, economists have long argued that the second-best
problem is the most relevant one, at least as far as water quality policy is concerned.
words of Baumol and Oates, “It is hard to be sanguine about the availability in the foreseeable
future of a comprehensive body of statistics reporting the marginal net damage of the various
externality-generating activities in the economy.
The bandwidth demands made on any individual par-
ticipant in each multicast tree are quite innocuous. For
example, an RSS feed generating 4 KB/hour of updates
will cause an interior tree node with 16 children to for-
ward less than 20 bytes per second of outbound trafﬁc.
Due to the extremely low forwarding overhead, we be-
lieve that the motivation for freeloading is very small.
In the future, we expect richer content feeds, and con-
sequently, the potential incentive for freeloading may
There are two primary types of external buffers. First, there are national regulatory
authorities — for the Flemish community this is the Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media
(VRM), for the French it is the Conseil Superieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA). Both agencies are
intended to ensure that the public service broadcasters carry out the objectives set forth
in their contracts. They have no legal authority to intervene in programming decisions.
VRM is led by a five-person general board: by law, this must include a chairman, a judge
and three media professionals.
Objectives: Implement advanced EIGRP features to enhance operation in a small - to medium-sized business network. Scenario: Many of these bulleted concepts were mentioned in the previous chapter’s curriculum content and will be the focus of this chapter,...
Project: Support to development of the National Strategy on Environmentally Sustainable Transport Implemented by: Institute of Strategy, Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISOPNRE), MONRE and Department of Environment (DOE), Ministry of Transport (MOT) Support: United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Started in 2006 Now: the final (4th) Draft of the Strategy The EST’s objectives and targets were intergrated
There are enormous differences in the opportunities children have both within and across coun-
tries. These differences have important implications both for their current well-being and the
extent to which they are equipped or prepared for the future. Our objective is to create aware-
ness of the continent’s children, the groups that are prospering and those that are struggling to
carve out a place in the world.
Knowing that data are a powerful tool to raise awareness and lead to action that benefits children
and strengthens families, a cross-national partnership began.
This report is a follow-on to MR-470-OSD, Future Career Management Systems for U.S. Military Officers, 1994. The earlier study determined a range of likely future officer requirements and a number of alternative career management systems. It did not attempt to define a "best" system because it lacked the objectives component — what the system was to accomplish.