This is one of two books of exercises designed to accompany Thomson and Martinet's Practical English Grammar. They provide intermediate learners with a wealth of interesting and lively practice material, concentrating on those areas of grammar which generally cause most difficulty. The books may be used alongside the Grammar or on their own, with or without a teacher, and are particularly useful for revision. Answers are printed at the end of each book. Some changes have been made in the text to bring it up to date and five new exercises have been added. The exercises now follow the same...
Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a colorless gas with the smell of putrid eggs; it can exist in both nonionic and ionic forms in aqueous solution. The ratio of the nonionic form to the total ionized one is influenced by concentration of hydrogen ion in the solution. Under acidic conditions, H2S does not ionized and evaporated from water; under alkaline conditions it is easily ionized and retained in the solution.
Blood and urine are the common specimens for drug analysis in both antemortem and postmortem cases. Usually, urine is used for drug screening using immunoassays at the first step; secondly, the drug detected is chromatographically quantitated with blood. The data obtained are carefully assessed with taking the values reported in references into consideration together with clinical and postmortem findings; the judgement of poisoning and its degree is made comprehensively.
Part 2 of ebook "Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning" provides to reader the following contents: Food refrigeration – product by product; refrigerated transport, handling and distribution; industrial uses of refrigeration; air and water vapour mixtures; practical air treatment cycles; air movement;... and other contents. Inviting you to refer.
The research detailed in this paper is used to question the utility of investigating the
consumption of counterfeiting not through the lens of subcultures, ethics or legality,
but as a more routine and situated practice. As such it draws upon broad survey data
of consumers and non-consumers of counterfeit and pirated goods. It also details a
range of consumer and leisure items to address the limitations of previous empirical
research based upon smaller or more homogenous consumer samples (e.g., Albers-
Miller, 1999) or products (e.g., Ang et al., 2001).
One more connection: Anne also introduced me to a woman who practices an alternate kind of
therapy I plan to add to my resume. I had already received a Cox scholarship to study Cranial
Sacral Therapy, but I have to wait until we go back to the U.S. to begin my formal studies.
Through Anne, I met this local practitioner and she is willing to let me observe. This should give
me a head start when I finally get to the classroom.
Thanks to the CLO and GEI for putting me in touch with the...
Finding allowable places in words to insert hyphens is an important practical problem. The algorithm that is used most often nowadays has remained essentially unchanged for 25 years. This method is the TEX hyphenation algorithm of Knuth and Liang. We present here a hyphenation method that is clearly more accurate. The new method is an application of conditional random ﬁelds. We create new training sets for English and Dutch from the CELEX European lexical resource, and achieve error rates for English of less than 0.1% for correctly allowed hyphens, and less than 0.01% for Dutch. ...
Conditional Random Fields (CRFs) are a widely-used approach for supervised sequence labelling, notably due to their ability to handle large description spaces and to integrate structural dependency between labels. Even for the simple linearchain model, taking structure into account implies a number of parameters and a computational effort that grows quadratically with the cardinality of the label set. In this paper, we address the issue of training very large CRFs, containing up to hundreds output labels and several billion features.
Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) addresses the problem of extracting semantic meaning conveyed in an utterance. The traditional knowledge-based approach to this problem is very expensive -- it requires joint expertise in natural language processing and speech recognition, and best practices in language engineering for every new domain. On the other hand, a statistical learning approach needs a large amount of annotated data for model training, which is seldom available in practical applications outside of large research labs. ...
Document presentation of content: Epidemiology, osteoporosis in GI/Liver associated conditions, etiology, diagnosis, management of osteoporosis, literature references, links to useful websites and consensus statements, queries and feedback.
Student are now introduced to the fact that computers cannot only do computitions, but can also make decisions. Decision statements for the most part are fairly straight-forward and fairly simple, as are the relation operators. A conditional statement works on the single statement that follows it. This chapter will introduce "Decision and control statements" in C, inviting you refer.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Dermatology for the advanced practice nurse" presents the following contents: Education-nurses and primary care providers, basics of dermatology, special considerations for populations, culture and comorbid conditions, skin assessment, diagnostics, treatment approaches, clinical management.
(BQ) Part 2 book "Dermatology for the advanced practice nurse" presents the following contents: Common dermatologic conditions (abrasions and skin tears, aphthous stomatitis, bruise and contusion, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, granuloma annulare, herpes simplex virus, perioral dermatitis,...).
Chapter 4 - Probability. After completing this unit, you should be able to: Define a probability and a sample space, list the outcomes in a sample space and use the list to compute probabilities, use elementary probability rules to compute probabilities, compute conditional probabilities and assess independence,...
These 3 complete Listening tests, 9 complete Reading tests, 9 complete Writing tests and 2 Speaking tests, have been prepared so that you can practise on your own or in a classroom with the help of a teacher. They have been trialled with students at different levels and at language centres internationally. Feedback from trialling has been incorporated at each stage of development. Procedure for Listening, Reading and Writing Tests, do these practice tests under strict test conditions, time yourself carefully and do not use a dictionary.
Unit 3: Living condition
UNIT OBJECTIVES At the end of this unit, students will be able to: • Use vocabulary relating to the topic (living conditions, towns, countryside, facilities …) • Pronounce word stress, ’ll or ’d form and rhyming words • Use conditional sentences type 1, 2 and 3 • Develop listening, reading and speaking skills via practical exercises relating to this topic
WARMING UP • Places which people belong to.
Today’s control system designers face an ever-increasing “need for speed” and accuracy in their system measurements and computations. New design approaches using microcontrollers and DSP are emerging, and designers must understand these new approaches, the tools available, and how best to apply them.
This practical text covers the latest techniques in microcontroller-based control system design, making use of the popular MSP430 microcontroller from Texas Instruments.
‘Drawing in colour’ is a slightly unusual title, because the obvious
comment is, ‘How does that differ from painting?’ Well, in this
book I examine no fewer than four methods of drawing in
various colour mediums, only one of which is connected with
painting. I will be showing examples – and how to go about them
– of drawing in coloured pencil, pastel or crayon, coloured inks
and watercolour painting, which can be heavily conditioned
This book is dedicated to Stewart, Fred, Keith, Fritz and many others who
have encouraged me to complete the task of writing this book during its
long gestation and to my wife Monika without whose practical help and
encouragement nothing would have been achieved.