This study presents a novel approach to the problem of system portability across different domains: a sentiment annotation system that integrates a corpus-based classiﬁer trained on a small set of annotated in-domain data and a lexicon-based system trained on WordNet.
For many years, most computer architects have pursued one primary goal: performance. Architects have translated the ever-increasing abundance of ever-faster transistors provided by Moore's law into remarkable increases in performance. Recently, however, the bounty provided by Moore's law has been accompanied by several challenges that have arisen as devices have become smaller, including a decrease in dependability due to physical faults. In this book, we focus on the dependability challenge and the fault tolerance solutions that architects are developing to overcome it.
When we think of women in developing countries, our minds
immediately flash to what they need, what we can give to
them, how we can help them. But what if we flipped this notion
upside down? What if those of us who are well educated and well
fed considered what we could learn from them—how they could
Those who find the greatest success in business and the most
satisfaction in life are often eternal students. This is especially true
of women. We’re always studying what others are doing and how
they’re doing it....
Hydrogen economy represents the future of human civilization. Limited resources of our planet are compelling us to turn to renewable clean energy resources and hydrogen figures prominently as the energy carrier of a future sustainable energy system. There are significant challenges to be overcome in order to make hydrogen viable, in production, storage and power generation, while safety of operation is an ever-present factor that determines success or failure of a proposed solution.
Many employers are looking at health care
reform and the opening of the insurance
Exchanges in 2014 as a viable alternative to
their current retiree medical programs. For two
decades, companies have been reassessing
their i nancial commitment to these programs
and, as a result, employer subsidies have
been steadily eroding. The ongoing health care
cost challenges have reached a point where
employees considering retirement, especially
those under 65 and still ineligible for Medicare,
i nd retiree health care coverage unaffordable
even when subsidized by their employer.
Although mobile devices, cellular phones, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and other
handheld devices have hardware constraints such as small screen, small storage, low CPU
speed, and low resolution, their popularity has been enormously increasing. This is
enhancing the opportunities for researchers to overcome those open problems caused of
small size hardware constraints. However, still the biggest difficulty is that these devices are
too difficult to load today’s visual information because most current information is based on
a large visual documentation.
A one-stop guide to the restaurant business, the Sixth Edition of The Restaurant continues the success of previous editions, providing all of the skills and information needed to master every challenge and succeed in this highly competitive and rewarding industry. However, there are numerous hurdles to overcome before opening day. The good news is that, with careful planning, including the writing of a solid business plan, coupled with perseverance and a pinch of luck, the chances of success are improved.
The invariable motif for analog design is to explore the new circuit topologies, architectures and CAD technologies to overcome the design challenges coming from the new applications and new fabrication technologies. In this book, a new architecture for a SAR ADC is proposed to eliminate the process mismatches and minimize the errors.
Zend Enterprise PHP Patterns is the culmination of years of experience in the development of web-based applications designed to help enterprises big and small overcome the challenges of the web-based application world and achieve harmony in not only the architecture of their application, but also the entire process under which that application is created and maintained. Taken directly from real-life experiences in PHP application development, Zend Enterprise PHP Patterns will help you
In this vein UNCTADs contribution will continue to focus on: the benefits and challenges
arising from international trade in insurance services, regulatory challenges arising from
domestic implementation as well as in relation to the GATS, measures to overcome
supply side constraints and build domestic capacity in the insurance sector, the role of the
Government both as a regulator and a provider of insurance services, likely impacts of
emerging global and technological trends in the insurance sector and in relation to the
GATS assisting developing countries in their ongoing and evolv...
Thermal noise from optical coatings is a growing area of concern, and overcoming limits
to the sensitivity of high-precision measurements by thermal noise is one of the greatest
challenges faced by experimental physicists.
In this timely book, internationally renowned scientists and engineers examine our
current theoretical and experimental understanding. Beginning with the theory of thermal
noise in mirrors and substrates, subsequent chapters discuss the technology of depositing
coatings and state-of-the-art dielectric coating techniques used in precision measurement.
Overcoming the current challenges and fostering further capital market development will
require efforts across a broad policy front. Significant efforts to realize this crucial agenda
are underway and could be deepened further. A sine qua non is to continue to further
entrench the important and hard-won gains on macro stability that Brazil has achieved in the
last years, including on the fiscal responsibility and inflation targeting frameworks.
Other areas that pose a challenge for developing countries include the potential impact of
the operations of insurance companies on the activities of policyholders and the economy
as a whole, the impact of emerging trends in the global insurance market, the need to
overcome supply-side constraints, the need to raise public awareness about the benefits of
insurance coverage, the need to build human capacity and how to take advantage of
changes arising from liberalization and globalization within the insurance sector to
develop export opportunities.
The Animal Production and Health Section of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of
Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture recognises that the trend towards
intensification of livestock production in developing countries presents both opportunities
and challenges. The potential opportunities are the flow-on benefits to the
producers and local economy while the potential challenges are the flow-on costs
to the environment, animal health and welfare.
Financial incentives are an important tool that can help individuals and businesses overcome
the barrier of high initial equipment costs for these technologies. But, to be effective, these
incentives should be considered as one component in a comprehensive approach to creating a
Because P2P systems designers have to a large extent failed to overcome these challenges, the semantics provided
by these systems is typically quite weak. In most content sharing systems, only popular content is readily accessible
— yet content popularity seems to be driven by Zipf distributions, in which a large fraction of requests are directed to
unpopular content. Similarly, current content sharing systems ignore problems such as updates to content, and they
typically only support retrieval of objects by name.
The CopperTen™ system is the world’s first UTP structured cabling system with the necessary
characteristics to enable 10Gbps Ethernet transmission over a full 100 meters. Typical Category
6 cabling systems are hindered by the technical combination of insertion loss and alien crosstalk
(interference from adjacent cables) at higher frequencies. Alien crosstalk greatly disrupts transmission
and high-speed data communications. The CopperTen system incorporates patent-pending design and
manufacturing processes that enable the products to overcome these challenges....
One of the greatest challenges in teaching this course is helping students overcome the anxiety toward the study of grammar that they sometimes bring with them. One of the greatest rewards is watching students move from anxiety to curiosity.
Starting a business is easy. Making it succeed can be incredibly hard. Almost everyone who enters the world of self-employment must overcome a variety of challenges. Here are some of the main problems they'll face,
Mathematical theories and methods and effective computational algorithms are crucial
in coping with the challenges arising in the sciences and in many areas of their
application. New concepts and approaches are necessary in order to overcome the
complexity barriers particularly created by nonlinearity, high-dimensionality, multiple
scales and uncertainty. Combining advanced mathematical and computational
methods and computer technology is an essential key to achieving progress, often
even in purely theoretical research.