Every time there is a major financial crisis, and there have been
quite a number of them in history, we fi nd that there are many
who are ready to dwell on blaming people and institutions; and
only very few who offer really serious and constructive new proposals
for improvements in our fi nancial system that can repair the damage and
reduce the impact of future crises. It is much harder to do the latter, as it
requires coming to an understanding of the real origins of the crisis.
It is beyond the scope of this chapter to review in detail the different methods of detection,
two published papers by Paneleaukou et al (2009), and Fehm et al (2005) have extensively
reviewed the pros and cons of the different detection methods. In summary, PCR methods
have a high rate of false positive results, density gradient centrifugation may be associated
with increased lost of circulating cells whereas immunomagnetic separation may not
recognize tumor cells which do not express EpCAM and does not differentiate between
malignant and benign prostate cells.
Thanks to their traditional decentralised organisation and large distribution network, savings
banks have built strong local roots and gained extensive experience in developing relation-
ships with major stakeholders in the local communities. Thus, they are deeply involved in the
life of the area where they operate and have a thorough understanding of the socio-eco-
nomic challenges and environment. They actively contribute to local and regional economic
and social development, including in the most remote areas and underserved communities.
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The first bronze, Marie, 1982, was made by wrapping plaster soaked
burlap around itself to form an elongated, cigar-shaped mass. There
are no preparatory sketches or models which are then enlarged. Since
scale and spontaneity are of central importance a model can have no
place in the creation of the sculptures. “I make things the size the
are”. The methodology of the first sculptures is a direct extension of
Schnabel’s wish to produce a shape as the result of a process rather
than as the rendering of a precise vision in his head....
Two major influences underpin Michael Shaw’s work, the first is Minimalist sculpture and the theories of
Donald Judd; the second is Piero della Francesca and his: book on the Five Regular Solids (Libellus de Quinque
Corporibus Regularibus) which describes innovative interpretations of solid geometry. The influence of
minimalist sculpture focuses on Judd’s concept of ‘specific objects’ where, as Judd writes ‘the shape, image,
colour and surface are single’.
In preparing this volume on the Countess of Albany (which I consider as a kind of completion of my previous
studies of eighteenth-century Italy), I have availed myself largely of Baron Alfred von Reumont's large work
Die Gräfin von Albany (published in 1862); and of the monograph, itself partially founded on the foregoing,
of M. St. René Taillandier, entitled La Comtesse d'Albany, published in Paris in 1862.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to understand: Typical WAN Encapsulation Protocols, leased Line, Point-to-Point considerations, HDLC and Cisco HDLC, PPP Authentication Protocols: PAP,... Inviting you to refer.
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Oxford Living Grammar takes a practical approach to grammar. The four-page units provide clear explanations and information on when the grammar is used, followed by extensive practice. Each level includes an interactive CD-ROM.
■Explanations include a ‘Grammar in action’ section which explains when the grammar is typically used.
■Exercises are contextualized so that students practise using the grammar in everyday situations.
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Steel–Concrete Composite Box Girder Bridges
13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 Introduction Typical Sections General Design Principles Flexural Resistance Shear Resistance Stiffeners, Bracings, and Diaphragms
Stiffeners • Top Lateral Bracings • Internal Diaphragms and Cross Frames
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Fatigue and Fracture • Torsion • Constructability • Serviceability
With over a decade of proven design and
manufacturing expertise in the repeater mar-
ket, ADC provides both the DS3 Intraoffice
(IOR) and Bridging Office Repeater (BOR).
Built for reliability, modularity and density,
ADC repeaters provide the distinctive switch-
selectable capability, allowing either DS3 or
STS-1 signal rates with a flip of a switch.
The IOR enhances network flexibility by
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cation for intraoffice repeaters is signal exten-
sion between multiple floors within a central
Water is an important natural resource which forms the core of the ecological system. Human use of water depends on ambient water quality and human alterations of the landuse have an extensive influence on water quality. Water is typically referred to as polluted when its quality is adversely affected by contaminants and undergoes a marked shift in its capability to support the biological communities. The book is written for research scholars, hydrologists and environmentalists and especially students....
In 1984, the UK Department of Education & Science announced design &
technology as a new field of enquiry to be tackled by its research branch, the
Assessment of Performance Unit (APU). Established in 1975, the APU’s
prime task was surveying and monitoring levels of achievement in schools.
By the time the design & technology contract was issued, it had conducted
extensive surveys in mathematics, English, science and modern languages,
typically at ages 8, 11 and 15.
Part VI — Creating Extensions and Themes
A button element creates a button that can be pushed to trigger some action (see Figure 17-12):
FIGURE 17-12: A simple button
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FIGURE 17-13: A toolbarbutton XUL element
The toolbar button image is usually specified in a CSS style sheet, rather than directly in the XUL document.
Clinical Implications of Altered Bioavailability Some drugs undergo near-complete presystemic metabolism and thus cannot be administered orally. Nitroglycerin cannot be used orally because it is completely extracted prior to reaching the systemic circulation. The drug is therefore used by the sublingual or transdermal routes, which bypass presystemic metabolism.
Some drugs with very extensive presystemic metabolism can still be administered by the oral route, using much higher doses than those required intravenously.
Patients in whom diphtheria is suspected should be hospitalized in respiratory isolation rooms, with close monitoring of cardiac and respiratory function. A cardiac workup is recommended to assess the possibility of myocarditis. In patients with extensive pseudomembranes, consultation with an anesthesiologist or an ear, nose, and throat specialist is recommended because of the possibility that tracheostomy or intubation will be required. In some settings, pseudomembranes can be removed surgically.
Today, the development and use of microwave (3-30 GHz) and millimeter wave (30-300 GHz)
band is being actively promoted. Microwave has been used extensively since the Second World
War when the sources were based on vacuum devices. Microwaves are presently playing a
vital role in RADAR, land and satellite based communication and also have wide civilian and
defence applications. Two typical areas of application of millimeter-wave are information
communication and remote sensing.
The extensions of the environment with the integration of sensing systems in
any space, in conjunction with ubiquitous computing are enabling the so-called Smart
Space Sensor Networks. This new generation of networks are offering full connectivity
with any object, through the Internet of Things (IoT) and/or the Web, i.e., the Web of
Things. These connectivity capabilities are making it feasible to sense the behaviours of
people at home and act accordingly. These sensing systems must be integrated within
typical elements found at home such as furniture.
HiGain® line units (HLUs) offer the industry’s fastest HDSL deployment by automatically
synchronizing the incoming DSX-1 stream and the HiGain remote unit. HiGain also provides
extensive diagnostics, including a 4-character real-time display. A typical HiGain system
consists of CO components, management components, span equipment and remote side
components. The CO side uses an HLU that can be installed on existing CO shelves, ADC’s
HiGain managed shelves or HiGain CO shelves.