The heart of any system that simulates the physical interaction between objects is collision detection-the ability to detect when two objects have come into contact. This system is also one of the most difficult aspects of a physical simulation to implement correctly, and invariably it is the main consumer of CPU cycles. Practitioners, new to the field or otherwise, quickly discover that the attempt to build a fast, accurate, and robust collision detection system takes them down a long path fraught with perils and pitfalls unlike most they have ever encountered.
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành hóa học dành cho các bạn yêu hóa học tham khảo đề tài: Research Article Computational Issues Associated with Automatic Calculation of Acute Myocardial Infarction Scores
Association rules represent a promising technique to find
hidden patterns in a medical data set. The main issue about
mining association rules in a medical data set is the large
number of rules that are discovered, most of which are irrelevant.
Such number of rules makes search slow and interpretation
by the domain expert difficult. In this work, search
constraints are introduced to find only medically significant
association rules and make search more efficient.
The international Colloquium “Open Issues in Local Star Formation
and Early Stellar Evolution” was held in Ouro Preto (Brazil) from April
05 to 10, 2003. The Colloquium took place in the “Parque Metal´urgico”,
an old iron industry that has been transformed into a nice modern conference
center. Ouro Preto is a 18th century colonial city that has been
declared a Cultural Heritage of Mankind in 1980. It is situated in the
hills of the State of Minas Gerais at about 100 km from Belo Horizonte....
Research objectives: On the basis of the systematizing theoretical and practical issues in humanresources for industrialization and modernization associated with the development of the knowledge - based economy, the thesis analyses, assesses the situation of human resources for industry of modernization associated with the development of the knowledge - based economy in the Province of Thua Thien - Hue.
It is incredible to think that although the founders of medical ethics,
such as Hippocrates, published their works more than 2000 years
ago, the medical profession, up until now, has not had a basic,
universally used, curriculum for the teaching of medical ethics. This
first WMA Ethics Manual aims to fill that void. What a privilege it is
to introduce it to you!
The Manual’s origin dates back to the 51st World Medical Assembly
Medical practitioners and health care educators must be continually vigilant of the
growing and ever-changing health issues related to girls and women who lead an active
lifestyle and participate in sports and exercise. There have been landmark legislations
that have changed the social perception that girls and women not only can, but should
be physically active. With any changing social milieu, there are evolving health issues
associated with the journey.
This report is the final product of a Committee on Earth Studies (CES) examination of technical and programmatic
issues related to the integration of research and operational Earth observation satellite systems in the support
of climate research (see Appendix A for the statement of task).
Green bonds are broadly defined as fixed-income securities that raise capital for a project with specific environmental benefits. Most green bonds issued to date have been climate bonds, where the proceeds go to climate mitigation or adaptation efforts.
• Corporate, infrastructure and other projects have reduced access to traditional finance given the financial crisis’ effect on the global financial sector, so debt capital markets represent a key pool of assets that must be tapped in order to finance the transition to a low-carbon, resource-efficient and climate resilient economy.
In this chapter: Explain how economists look at the federal budget deficits and surpluses and the national debt, associate significant deficits as resulting from wars and severe recessions/depressions, conclude that economists are interested less in raw numbers than in more sophisticated measures of the burdens that deficits and debt place on us,...
After studying this chapter you will be able to: Describe and model discretionary and nondiscretionary fiscal policy using an aggregate supply and aggregate demand diagram, distinguish between aggregate demand and aggregate supply shocks, acknowledge and enumerate the problems associated with discretionary fiscal policy, describe nondiscretionary fiscal policy as the mainstay of our current macroeconomic system.
When you finish this chapter, you should: Describe how poverty is measured, summarize the demographics of poverty in the United States, and show how the percentage of the population that is poor has changed through the last 40 years; enumerate the significant problems associated with the federal government’s official poverty rate; list and describe the myriad programs that exist for the poor;...
This version includes amendments resulting from IFRSs issued up to 31 December 2008. IAS 28 Accounting for Investments in Associates was issued by the International Accounting Standards Committee in April 1989. It replaced those parts of IAS 3 Consolidated Financial Statements (issued in June 1976) that had not been replaced by IAS 27. IAS 28 was reformatted in 1994, and amended in 1998, 1999 and 2000.
Hello, in this module we are going to discuss wireless networking. Specifically, we'll take a look at
how wireless technology works, how it is commonly deployed, and the security issues associated
with using it. Because wireless communications can penetrate opaque objects such as buildings, the
risk of someone accessing a private network increases markedly. With wireless, an attacker does not
need to gain access to physical cables or jacks, but only needs to have an antenna and be within
range of the transmissions....
As the world grapples with the massive effects of climate change and global warming, the need to understand the
embedded issues associated with these complex ecological transformations becomes clear. PolicyLink commissioned
Understanding Climate Change: An Equitable Framework to contribute to a deeper understanding of the issues
and to encourage everyone to participate in the discussion and to weigh in on proposed solutions.
Before entering into any investment, the risk of that venture must be identified and quantified. The Handbook of Risk provides in-depth coverage of risk from every possible angle and illuminates the subject by covering the quantitative and and behavioral issues faced by investment professionals on a day-to-day basis. This valuable reference offers a prescriptive and descriptive treatment of risk management for those looking to control, contain, and minimize the risk of their investments.
In order to address the human resource challenges
facing China’s hotel and travel industry, a
roundtable discussion was held at Zhejiang
University in conjunction with the Hong Kong
Polytechnic University International Executive
Development Center. Participants from hotels,
travel agencies, and academic institutions attended
the discussion. The theme for the roundtable
discussion was “Human resource challenges facing
the hotel and travel industry in China”.
As with the first and second editions, this third edition of Strategic
Information Management: Challenges and strategies in managing information
systems aims to present the many complex and inter-related issues
associated with the management of information systems, with a likely
audience of MBA or other Master’s level students and senior undergraduate
students taking a course in strategic information management or something
Indoor Environmental Quality
is the third in a series of books written by the
author over the past decade and focuses on environmental problems and
issues associated with our homes, office buildings, schools, and other nonindustrial
indoor environments. This book differs in several ways from the
author’s previous works,
Indoor Air Pollution Control
Definition, Diagnosis, and Mitigation