There is a change happening in the practice of applied anthropology. A new
ﬁeld of ‘indigenous knowledge’ is emerging which aims to make local voices
heard and ensure that development initiatives meet the needs of ordinary
people. Indigenous knowledge, an aspect of participatory approaches to devel-
opment, offers an alternative to schemes and strategies that are imposed on
lesser developed countries by international agencies and state organizations.
Fractures are ubiquitous in the brittle lithosphere in the upper part of earth’s crust.
They play a critical role in the transport of fluids. Moreover, all major discovered
geothermal reservoirs and a considerable number of petroleum reservoirs are in fractured
rocks. This restates the importance of studying multiphase flow behavior inside the
opened fracture space.
From the engineering point of view, a rock fracture as defined here is simply a
complex-shaped cavity filled with fluids or solid minerals. Therefore it is understood to
include cracks, joints, and faults.
Information technology surrounds you-on your campus and in local businesses.
When you order merchandise over the telephone, chances are your sales represen
tative is using an information system to check inventory and to trigger the ship
ment of your goods. Increasingly you will order products using the Internet, dis
pensing with the telephone and becoming a participant in electronic commerce.
When you use an automatic teller machine, make an airline reservation, or rent a...
Coding on the client is fun. I started on the Commodore 64 in seventh grade in the
1980s; later moved to DOS with dBASE, QuickBasic, and C++; and eventually began Windows
programming using C++, Borland Delphi 1.0, PowerBuilder, Visual Basic 3-6, and
.NET. I like the ozone smell of making my CPU work for a living. I like being able to tap
into the power of the local machine. I want to be able to hear the individual bits moving
across the bus.
I like client application development, and I really like XAML. I like Silverlight, WPF,
and Windows 8 XAML. I even like working in the...
ChargeCodeLocal.java is the local EJB interface for the ChargeCode entity bean that inherits from ChargeCodeInt.ChargeCodeLocalHome.java is the Home interface for the ChargeCode entity bean. It
defines the methods for finding and creating ChargeCode entity beans.
The lecture notes are organized as follows: Chapter 1 gives a concise
overview of the theory of Lebesgue and Stieltjes integration and convergence
theorems used repeatedly in this course. For mathematic students,
familiar e.g. with the content of Bauer (1996) or Bauer (2001),
this chapter can be skipped or used as additional reference .
Chapter 2 follows closely F¨ollmer’s approach to Itˆo’s calculus, and is
to a large extent based on lectures given by him in Bonn (see Foellmer
(1991)). A motivation for this approach is given in Sect. 2.1.
There was once a professor who wanted to go down a river, so he
approached a local boatman who agreed to row him downstream for a
small sum of money.
As they wound their way down the river, the professor decides to show
off his intelligence and high education so he started to test the simple
Taking up a stone he had picked up from the riverbank, the professor
arrogantly asks the boatman, ‘Have you ever studied Geology?’ The
boatman looks at him blankly and replies, ‘Eh..., no.’, hardly even
understanding what the word meant.
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....
In Memory of Dick and Brian Abstract A group is locally ﬁnite if every ﬁnite subset generates a ﬁnite subgroup. A group of linear transformations is ﬁnitary if each element minus the identity is an endomorphism of ﬁnite rank. The classiﬁcation and structure theory for locally ﬁnite simple groups splits naturally into two cases—those groups that can be faithfully represented as groups of ﬁnitary linear transformations and those groups that are not ﬁnitary linear. This paper completes the ﬁnitary case.
Effective communication is essential to the success of all the above categories of needs analysis. The
mechanisms established need to ensure proper ‘bottom up’ communication from the local level, as it is
difficult to make the voice of the SME sector heard at the national level – this is particularly so for informal
and micro enterprises. Information and communication technology is now beginning to change this. For a
selection of websites on SMEs and their development see also Annex 9.3.
Information alone is neither knowledge nor learning.
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: Review Article Building Local Features from Pattern-Based Approximations of Patches: Discussion on Moments and Hough Transform
Paying Down Budgetary Liabilities? As
discussed above, our forecast assumes that
special fund loans to the General Fund are paid
back consistent with recent repayment schedules
provided by the administration and that
$1.2 billion of such loans remain outstanding by
the end of 2017-18. The state could choose to pay
down these loans faster.
n some specialized businesses, there may also be licenses required, either due to special laws that govern entry into certain trades, occupations or professions, which may require special education, or by local governments. Professions that require special licenses range from law and medicine to flying airplanes to selling liquor to radio broadcasting to selling investment securities to selling used cars to roofing. Local jurisdictions may also require special licenses and taxes just to operate a business without regard to the type of business involved.
Wireless communications offer organizations and users many benefits such as portability and flexibility,
increased productivity, and lower installation costs. Wireless technologies cover a broad range of
differing capabilities oriented toward different uses and needs. Wireless local area network (WLAN)
devices, for instance, allow users to move their laptops from place to place within their offices without the
need for wires and without losing network connectivity. Less wiring means greater flexibility, increased
efficiency, and reduced wiring costs.
The Sun is the primary source of energy at Earth, and the Sun’s output determines the conditions
in interplanetary space at Earth and throughout the solar system. Earth’s magnetic field and associated
electrical current systems are continuously reacting to changing conditions in the solar wind that are
driven by processes occurring at the Sun. The characteristics of Earth’s ionosphere and neutral
thermosphere are influenced both by local processes and by coupling of the ionosphere and thermosphere
to the overlying regions of the geospace1 environment....
In the study of the theory of irreducible unitary representations, is necessary to analyze and
demonstrate diverse results on integral orbital of functions belonging to the cohomology
(g, K; V V*), and that it is wanted they belong to the L2(G)-cohomology of their reducible
unitary representations called discrete series. Then is necessary consider the Frèchet space I(G),
and analyze the 2-integrability to the fibers of the space G/K, in spaces or locally compact
components of G/K.
The natural transformation system of the thermophilic bacteriumThermus
thermophilus HB27 comprises at least 16 distinct competence proteins enco-ded by seven distinct loci. In this article, we present for the first time
biochemical analyses of the Thermus thermophiluscompetence proteins
PilMNOWQ and PilA4, and demonstrate that thepilMNOWQgenes are
each essential for natural transformation.
Media sanitization is one key element in assuring confidentiality. Confidentiality is
“Preserving authorized restrictions on information access and disclosure, including means for
protecting personal privacy and proprietary information…” [44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542]
“A loss of confidentiality is the unauthorized disclosure of information.
The phenomenon of forced migration dates back to the beginning of human history. In
our time, however, it has become one of the world’s major problems. Since 1945 a virtual
epidemic of armed conflict, both within and between nations, has created vast numbers of
asylum seekers, refugees and displaced persons. This has led in turn to increasing involvement
on the part of professional care workers and agencies, both governmental and