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  1. Tõmbed ja tõukumised / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Margaret Atwood. Pime palgamõrvar; Sebastian Faulks. Charlotte Gray; Peter Carey. Oscar ja Lucinda; Kurt Vonnegut. Sinihabe; Aita Kivi. Jumalakäpp; Aita Kivi. Lummus; Raymond Radiguet. Saatan ihus; Wendu Northcutt. Darwini auhinnad; Merike Hanni. Ümberõpe; Merike Hanni. Tori hobune; Friedrich Schiller. Maria Stuart

  2. BATAS ATAS BILANGAN RAMSEY UNTUK GRAF BINTANG DAN GRAF BIPARTIT LENGKAP

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    Rosyida, Isnaini

    2008-01-01

    Misal G dan H dua buah graf sebarang, bilangan Ramsey R(G,H) adalah bilangan asli terkecil n sehingga untuk setiap graf F dengan n titik akan memuat G atau komplemen dari F memuat H. Makalah ini akan membahas batas atas dari bilangan Ramsey untuk graf bintang Sn dan graf bipartit lengkap Kp,q. Khususnya, kita akan menunjukkan batas atas dari R(Sn, K2,q) serta batas atas dari R(Sn, Kp,q) untuk n ≥ 5, 3 ≤ p ≤ n-1 dan q ≤ 2.Kata Kunci : Bilangan Ramsey, Graf Bintang dan Bipartit

  3. Kahjunõue aitas Kalevi kasumisse / Katre Pilvinski

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    Pilvinski, Katre

    2008-01-01

    Oliver Kruudale kuuluval Kalevil aitas kasumisse jõuda ära jäänud Kalevi ja Tere müügitehing, mis tekitas ettevõtet osta soovinud Alta Capitalile hiiglaslikud kahjunõuded. Diagramm: Kalevi kasum tegevusalade lõikes

  4. Max Graf's "Reminiscences of Professor Sigmund Freud" revisited: new evidence from the Freud archives.

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    Wakefield, Jerome C

    2007-01-01

    Recently derestricted Freud Archive interviews with Max and Herbert Graf and Herbert's wife shed new light on Max Graf's article, "Reminiscences of Professor Sigmund Freud," published in The Psychoanalytic Quarterly in 1942. To explain discrepancies between the interviews and the earlier article, the author postulates that, in the article, Max Graf purposely distorted or omitted certain details in order not to reveal Herbert's identity as "Little Hans" (Freud 1909). The interviews place incidents reported in the article in a new and more complex light, and also underscore the intensely personal nature of the intellectual development of the psychoanalytic movement.

  5. GRAF1 deficiency blunts sarcolemmal injury repair and exacerbates cardiac and skeletal muscle pathology in dystrophin-deficient mice.

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    Lenhart, Kaitlin C; O'Neill, Thomas J; Cheng, Zhaokang; Dee, Rachel; Demonbreun, Alexis R; Li, Jianbin; Xiao, Xiao; McNally, Elizabeth M; Mack, Christopher P; Taylor, Joan M

    2015-01-01

    The plasma membranes of striated muscle cells are particularly susceptible to rupture as they endure significant mechanical stress and strain during muscle contraction, and studies have shown that defects in membrane repair can contribute to the progression of muscular dystrophy. The synaptotagmin-related protein, dysferlin, has been implicated in mediating rapid membrane repair through its ability to direct intracellular vesicles to sites of membrane injury. However, further work is required to identify the precise molecular mechanisms that govern dysferlin targeting and membrane repair. We previously showed that the bin-amphiphysin-Rvs (BAR)-pleckstrin homology (PH) domain containing Rho-GAP GTPase regulator associated with focal adhesion kinase-1 (GRAF1) was dynamically recruited to the tips of fusing myoblasts wherein it promoted membrane merging by facilitating ferlin-dependent capturing of intracellular vesicles. Because acute membrane repair responses involve similar vesicle trafficking complexes/events and because our prior studies in GRAF1-deficient tadpoles revealed a putative role for GRAF1 in maintaining muscle membrane integrity, we postulated that GRAF1 might also play an important role in facilitating dysferlin-dependent plasma membrane repair. We used an in vitro laser-injury model to test whether GRAF1 was necessary for efficient muscle membrane repair. We also generated dystrophin/GRAF1 doubledeficient mice by breeding mdx mice with GRAF1 hypomorphic mice. Evans blue dye uptake and extensive morphometric analyses were used to assess sarcolemmal integrity and related pathologies in cardiac and skeletal muscles isolated from these mice. Herein, we show that GRAF1 is dynamically recruited to damaged skeletal and cardiac muscle plasma membranes and that GRAF1-depleted muscle cells have reduced membrane healing abilities. Moreover, we show that dystrophin depletion exacerbated muscle damage in GRAF1-deficient mice and that mice with dystrophin/GRAF1

  6. Entre palimpsest i paratext: els epígrafs de Consolo

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    Stazzone, Dario

    2016-01-01

    L’escriptura de Consolo es caracteritza per la recerca contínua d’una recuperació memorial, lèxica i literària, que l’autor considerava en contraposició a l’homologació contemporània. A la constitució de la seva obra com un palimpsest cal reconduir el recurs constant als epígrafs. Aquest article ressegueix totes les novel·les de Consolo posant especial atenció en els seus epígrafs i en les seves funcions. Es posa en evidència la funció de «comentari» al text dels llindars paratextuals; de veg...

  7. [Baltisches Welterlebnis. Die kulturgeschichtliche Bedeutung von Alexander, Eduard und Hermann Graf Keyserling. Beiträge eines internationalen Symposium in Tartu vom 19. bis 21. September 2003

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    Garleff, Michael, 1940-

    2011-01-01

    Baltisches Welterlebnis. Die kulturgeschichtliche Bedeutung von Alexander, Eduard und Hermann Graf Keyserling. Beiträge eines internationalen Symposium in Tartu vom 19. bis 21. September 2003. Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, 2007

  8. Grafía, el trabajo en una agencia de prensa especializada en infográficos (6)

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    Julio Alonso

    1998-01-01

    El periodista gráfico Julio Alonso conoció los 'secretos' de la infografía en el diario 'El País' (Madrid) y después se ocupó de la dirección de arte de la Agencia Grafía, la primera entidad de este tipo dedicada a la realización de infografía para medios impresos. El trabajo aquí presentado data del periodo en que Alonso trabajó en Grafía y corresponde a la lección impartida en el curso sobre infografía periodística celebrado en la Universidad Internacional Menéndez y Pelayo, en su sede de C...

  9. Avaliação ultra-sonográfica pelo método de Graf no quadril infantil

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    Matos,Marcos Almeida

    2006-01-01

    OBJETIVOS: A ultra-sonografia realizada pelo método de Graf é importante exame na condução da displasia do quadril, entretanto, sua interpretação é examinador dependente. O objetivo do estudo foi verificar a confiabilidade e reprodutibilidade deste exame por examinadores com variados graus de experiência. MÉTODOS: Cinco imagens ultra-sonográficas de um quadril normal foram avaliadas por treze examinadores. Os valores dos ângulos alfa e beta foram avaliados por ANOVA e a concordância foi obtid...

  10. Avaliação ultra-sonográfica pelo método de Graf no quadril infantil

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    Matos Marcos Almeida

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: A ultra-sonografia realizada pelo método de Graf é importante exame na condução da displasia do quadril, entretanto, sua interpretação é examinador dependente. O objetivo do estudo foi verificar a confiabilidade e reprodutibilidade deste exame por examinadores com variados graus de experiência. MÉTODOS: Cinco imagens ultra-sonográficas de um quadril normal foram avaliadas por treze examinadores. Os valores dos ângulos alfa e beta foram avaliados por ANOVA e a concordância foi obtida pelo coeficiente de correlação intraclasse (CCI. RESULTADOS: A média de alfa foi 37,32º (11,12 e de 42,05º (10,49 para beta. Houve erro interobservador de 7,68º e intra-observador de 17,65º para o ângulo alfa. Obteve-se erro intra-observador de 17,65º. para o ângulo alfa e de 17,63º. para beta. Houve erro interobservador de 7,68º. para o ângulo alfa e 17,21º. para beta. O CCI intra-observador foi 0,18 para alfa e 0,29 para beta; o CCI interobservador foi -0,02 para alfa e 0,30 para beta. CONCLUSÃO: A ultra-sonografia do quadril pelo método de Graf é importante exame auxiliar na displasia do desenvolvimento do quadril, entretanto não deve ser usada isoladamente, pois sua interpretação não tem alta confiabilidade, especialmente para observadores inexperientes.

  11. Two new cases of anti-Ca (anti-ARHGAP26/GRAF autoantibody-associated cerebellar ataxia

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    Jarius Sven

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Recently, we discovered a novel serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF autoantibody (anti-Ca to Purkinje cells in a patient with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia (ACA and identified the RhoGTPase-activating protein 26 (ARHGAP26; alternative designations include GTPase regulator associated with focal adhesion kinase pp125, GRAF, and oligophrenin-1-like protein, OPHN1L as the target antigen. Here, we report on two new cases of ARHGAP26 autoantibody-positive ACA that were first diagnosed after publication of the index case study. While the index patient developed ACA following an episode of respiratory infection with still no evidence for malignancy 52 months after onset, neurological symptoms heralded ovarian cancer in one of the patients described here. Our finding of anti-Ca/anti-ARHGAP26 antibodies in two additional patients supports a role of autoimmunity against ARHGAP26 in the pathogenesis of ACA. Moreover, the finding of ovarian cancer in one of our patients suggests that anti-Ca/anti-ARHGAP26-positive ACA might be of paraneoplastic aetiology in some cases. In conclusion, testing for anti-Ca/anti-ARHGAP26 should be included in the diagnostic work-up of patients with ACA, and an underlying tumour should be considered in patients presenting with anti-Ca/ARHGAP26 antibody-positive ACA.

  12. PENGGUNAAN METODE PEMBERIAN TUGAS TERBIMBING BERBASIS MULTIMEDIA INTERAKTIF DALAM MATA KULIAH TEORI GRAF UNTUK MENINGKATKAN PRESTASI BELAJAR MAHASISWA

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    Reza Kusuma Setyansah

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk melihat dampak perkembangan aktivitas belajar mahasiswa berdasarkan pengembangan penggunaan media pembelajaran interaktif berupa power point pada perkuliahan teory graf mahasiswa yang selanjutnya diharapkan akan membantu meningkatkan prestasi belajar mahasiswa. Penelitian ini merupakan Penelitian Tindakan Kelas (PTK yang terdiri dari tiga siklus. Pada masing-masing siklus memiliki empat tahap yaitu, tahap perencanaan, tahap pelaksanaan, tahap pengamatan dan tahap refleksi. Subjek penelitian ini adalah mahasiswa semester genap (kelas VI-A tahun akademik 2012/2013 yang berjumlah 37 orang. Adapun teknik pengumpulan data dilakukan dengan wawancara, observasi langsung dan tes. Analisa data yang dilakukan adalah analisis diskriptif kualitatif. Dari hasil penelitian 37 orang mahasiswa pada siklus I diperoleh banyaknya mahasiswa yang tuntas adalah 13,51% dan 86,49% mahasiswa yang tidak tuntas.Pada siklus II diperoleh banyaknya mahasiswa yang tuntas adalah 27,03% dan 72,97% mahasiswa yang tidak tuntas. Pada siklus III diperoleh banyaknya mahasiswa yang tuntas adalah72,97% dan 27,03% mahasiswa yang tidak tuntas. Hal ini menunjukkan adanya peningkatan yang cukup berarti. Pada perlakuan Siklus II dan siklus III selain terdapat peningkatan prestasi, penerapan metode pemberian tugas terbimbing memiliki pengaruh yang cukup berarti dalam meningkatkan kemandirian belajar mahasiswa.

  13. Comparison between Graf method and pubo-femoral distance in neutral and flexion positions to diagnose developmental dysplasia of the hip

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    Teixeira, Sara R., E-mail: steixeira@hcrp.usp.br [Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo 14049-090 (Brazil); Dalto, Vitor F., E-mail: fdalto@gmail.com [Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo 14049-090 (Brazil); Maranho, Daniel A., E-mail: dacmaranho@gmail.com [Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Department of Biomechanics, Medicine, and Rehabilitation of the Locomotor System, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo 14049-090 (Brazil); Zoghbi-Neto, Orlando S., E-mail: zoghbi47@gmail.com [Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo 14049-090 (Brazil); Volpon, José B., E-mail: jbvolpon@fmrp.usp.br [Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Department of Biomechanics, Medicine, and Rehabilitation of the Locomotor System, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo 14049-090 (Brazil); Nogueira-Barbosa, Marcello H., E-mail: marcello@fmrp.usp.br [Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo 14049-090 (Brazil)

    2015-02-15

    Highlights: • The article adds information about the pubo-femoral distance (PFD) used as a simple tool to detect dysplastic hips in neonates. This articles shows that the PFD is comparable with the “gold standard” Graf method for the diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip and it can be used as a screening tool for its diagnosis, regardless the radiologists’ experience, with high accuracy. - Abstract: Purposes: To evaluate whether the pubo-femoral distance (PFD) can be used as an accurate screening test to diagnose developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in an at-risk population compared with the Graf method. Second, to determine whether PFD assessment is feasible and reproducible regardless of the observer's experience. Materials and methods: IRB approved this retrospective single-institution study. Written informed consent was waived. Between January 2010 and March 2012, 116 neonates at risk for DDH were included. Infants’ hips were distributed into two groups according to recommendation for treatment: non-dysplastic (ND; Graf I/IIA; 211 hips; 69 females/37 males) and dysplastic hip (DH; Graf IIB/IIC/III/D/IV; 21 hips; 8 females/3 males). One resident and one experienced radiologist reviewed ultrasonography images performed in the fourth week. To compare the groups, Student's t and Mann–Whitney tests for normally and non-normally distributed covariates were performed. Accuracy of PFD to diagnose DDH was calculated. Intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) was calculated to assess inter-observer agreement. Results: Mean PFDs of ND group were 3.09 mm at neutral position and 3.64 mm with the hip flexed. Mean PFDs of DH group were 6.29 mm and 7.59 mm, respectively. Sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of PFD were 94.4%, 93.4%, and 97.2% (cut-off = 4.6 mm) at neutral position and 94.4%, 89.0%, and 95.5% (cut-off = 4.9 mm) with hip flexed. ICCs were 0.852 and 0.864, respectively. Conclusions: PFD is comparable with Graf method, enabling

  14. Graf Type-IV Hips Have a Higher Risk of Residual Acetabular Dysplasia at 1 Year of Age Following Successful Pavlik Harness Treatment for Developmental Hip Dysplasia.

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    Novais, Eduardo N; Sanders, Julia; Kestel, Lauryn A; Carry, Patrick M; Meyers, Mariana L

    2016-09-22

    We asked whether patient-specific factors and ultrasound (US) measurements of hip dysplasia severity at initial examination influence short-term residual acetabular dysplasia in patients successfully treated with Pavlik harness for developmental hip dysplasia. After IRB approval, 134 hips (84 patients) successfully treated by the Pavlik method between August 2011 and October 2014 with follow-up at 12 months of age were identified. Early successful treatment was defined as normal examination and US after approximately 12 weeks of Pavlik treatment. Multivariate linear and logistic regression models were used to identify factors associated with acetabular index (AI) measurements at 12 months as well as factors associated with an increase in AI between the 6- and 12-month timepoints (dysplastic progression). The study consisted of 134 hips (84 patients). The distribution of dysplastic, Barlow, and Ortolani hips was 44.8% (N=60), 30.6% (N=41), and 24.6% (N=33), respectively. The crude incidence of residual dysplasia at the 6-month visit (AI>30 degrees) was 11.7% (12/102). The incidence of residual dysplasia at the 12-month visit (AI>28 degrees) was 11.8% (13/111). Graf type was the only variable associated with AI values at the 12-month visit (mean difference: Graf type-IV-Other, 2.6; 95% confidence interval, 0.3-4.9; P=0.026). The risk of residual acetabular dysplasia after normal hip US following Pavlik treatment is not negligible. Radiographic surveillance is warranted to monitor and screen for dysplasia progression. Patients with dislocated Graf type-IV hips at diagnosis are at increased risk of residual acetabular dysplasia at 1 year after successful treatment with the Pavlik method. Level III-therapeutic study.

  15. Stiilne avarus / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2004-01-01

    Angelika ja Meelis Maalmanni perekonna korter (93 mø) Rannamõisa teel asuvas ridaelamus. Uue plaanilahenduse ja sisekujunduse autor Aet Piel. Ill.: 8 vaadet, korteri plaan enne ja nüüd. A. ja M. Maalmanni kommentaarid

  16. Teekonnad tajutunnelites / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Siri Hustvedt. Pimesi; Boris Vian. Päevade vaht; Christian Lore Weber. Altarimuusika; Kurt Vonnegut. Kassikangas; Jean Sasson. Printsess Sultana tütred; Karen Robards. Senaatori naine; Matthias Johann Eisen. Näkid, kratid, luupainajad; Mats Traat. Harala elulood; Steven L. McKenzie. Kuningas Taavet; Sally Ward. Terane laps; Ted Hughes. Luuletused

  17. Inimlikud ihad / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Marie Darrieussecq. Sigadus; Christopher Iserwood. Hüvasti, Berliin; Herbjırg Wassmo. Dina pärandus; Anne Tyler. Taeva juhatusel; Aidi Vallik. Kuidas elad, Ann?; Marc Levy. Ja kui see oleks tõsi; Jayne Ann Krentz. Usalda mind; Pat Thomas. Peavalu

  18. Pikantsed pajatused / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Louis Paul Boon. Menuett; Herbjırg Wassmo. Õnne poeg; Jean Stone. Sünnipäevatüdrukud; Jo︠l Schmidt. Constantinus Suure mälestused; Mari Vallisoo. Ainsuse olevik; Catherine Coulter. Märklaud; Ross Macdonald. Mees mulla all

  19. Erootikaga tembitud / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Ian McEwan. Tsementaed; Enn Vetemaa. Neitsist sündinud; Kerttu Rakke. Seitse päeva; Edward Rutherfurd. London; David Guterson. Lumi langeb seedritele; Allan ja Barbara Pease. Miks mehed ei kuula ja naised ei suuda kaarti lugeda; Barbara Erskine. Kesköö - üksildane paik; Poul Anderson. Kõrge ristiretk

  20. De cómo se conquista un lugar para la escritura de la historia en una revista de ciencias sociales. el caso de la revista grafía

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    Rodríguez González, Ana Luz

    2014-01-01

    El presente artículo examina el lugar ocupado por la Historia como disciplina en los diez años de existencia de la revista Grafía (2003-2013), de la Facultad de Ciencias Humanas de la Universidad Autónoma de Colombia. Al mismo tiempo, se pregunta por el papel que han desempeñado las revistas universitarias de ciencias sociales y de Historia en el contexto nacional, así como por la manera como han respondido a los llamados y exigencias, tanto nacionales como internacionales, ...

  1. Kired ja kaotused / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu : Corinne Hofmann. Valge Masai; William Somerset Maugham. Teater; Tyne O'Connell. Parimad asjad elus; Sue Townsend. Kuninganna ja mina; Patricia D. Cornwell. Süütõendid; Koopia / Hedda Maurer, Priit Kruus, Mia Leite [Maria Savisaar]; Kristel Salu. Viljaküla Brita memuaarid; Cupido & Psuche; Marie Under. Under armastusest; Sigmund Freud. Argielu psühhopatoloogia

  2. Naised aja meelevallas / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Kärt Hellerma. Kassandra; Kärt Hellerma. Alkeemia; Viivi Luik. Seitsmes rahukevad; Mary-Rose Hayes. Ametüst; Philip Kerr. Eesav; Katie Fforde. Elluärganud roos; Vello Lattik. Kass ja hiired jagavad urgu; Brenda O'Hanlon. Uni

  3. Tundlikud ja tundelised / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : David Herbert Lawrence. Vikerkaar; Kazuo Ishiguro. Hõljuva maailma kunstnik; Vassil Bõkav. Toru; Torcuato Luca de Tena. Jumala käega; Roxanne Pulitzer. Carrie ja Gracie; Graham Robb. Victor Hugo; Scott Adams. Dilberti printsiip; Andrea Fehringer, Gerald Reischl, Clemens Stadlbauer. Sajandi suurimad pigilinnud; Gertrud Teusen. Jonniiga

  4. Kirjad ja kriisid / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Maimu Veske. Continental; Maeve Haran. Tangot tantsitakse kahekesi; Zana Muhsen. Müüdud; Ingo Schulze. 33 õnnehetke; Alistair MacLean. Karusaar; Suur uneraamat, koost. Raisa Vuohelainen; Arbujad, koost. Ants Oras; Friedrich Weissensteiner. Kuulsad enesetapjad; Peter A. Clayton. Vaaraode kroonika; Lillede keel

  5. Sõjad iseendas ja maailmas / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Kerttu Rakke. [Kuus, Kadi]. Kolmas printsess; August Gailit. Purpurne surm; David Sweetman. Toulouse-Lautrec; Anne Stuart. Salaarmastaja; Loomismäng / Eha Rüütel, Taimi Elenurm, Aice Pehk jt.; Kuidas mõista maalikunsti / peatoim. Alexander Sturgis; Clay Perry. Imelised õied; Vicci Bentley. Igavesti noor; Poul Anderson. Jumalate sõda

  6. Inimeseksolemise võtmed / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Viiu Härm. Duubel kaks; Kurt Vonnegut. Titaani sireenid; Berendt, John. Südaöö hea ja kurja tundmise aias; Fern Michaels. Pühad; Erich Segal. Arstid; Maria Riva. Marlene Dietrich; Tiiu Põld. Märgitud mees

  7. Mitmekordsed rollimängud / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Toomas Vint. Nädalavahetusel. Mängides; William Somerset Maugham. Jõulupuhkus; Meredith Rich. Parfüümi essents; Tordis ₍rjasaeter. Inimeste südamed : Sigrid Undset; C. David Heymann. Naine nimega Jackie; Heljo Jaik-Corradi. Mõtteid ei saa pidada; Jane Heller. Mõrvakatse merel

  8. Karussellile väljavalitud / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Eeva Park. Pääse karussellile; Waris Dirie, Cathleen Miller. Kõrbelill; Colette Davenat. Väljavalitu; Arthur Hailey. Kõrged ametikohad; Mari Saat. Sinikõrguste tuultes; Kogumik "Inimese vägi"; Catherine Coulter. Elu ja surma piiril

  9. Suhtesõlmed kire vastu / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu : Linn Ullmann. Enne kui sa uinud; Josie Lloyd, Emlyn Rees. Saame kokku; Deborah Moggach. Tulbipalavik; Victoria Clayton. Armastusest loobuja; Rosamunde Pilcher: Kaksikute tähtkujus; Hailey North. Kallis Armastuse Doktor; August Gailit. Muinasmaa; Aidi Vallik. Mis teha, Ann?; A. E. Hotchner. Papa Hemingway

  10. Pärilik armastusejanu / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : John Steinbeck. Hommiku pool Eedenit; Rosamunde Pilcher. Talvine pööripäev; Joan Hohl. Võib-olla homme; Tatjana Muravskaja. Beatrice. Võõras. Kriminaalne kolmik: Håkan Nesser. Karambool, Selma Eichler. Mõrv võib tappa su seltsielu, John Dickson Carr. Kadunud võllapuu; Simon Beesley, Sheena Joughin. 20. sajandi kirjandus; Maailma parimad seltskonnamängud

  11. Väljaspool iseennast / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Jaan Kaplinski. Silm. Hektor; John Grisham. Aguliadvokaat; Kerttu Rakke. Kalevipoeg; luulekogu "Armastuse valgus", koost. Peep Ilmet; James Woodall. John Lennon ja Yoko Ono; Donald Braider. El Greco eraelu; Åke Edwardson. Tants ingliga

  12. Alatust ülevani / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu : Ayn Rand. Allikas ; John Updike. Gertrud ja Glaudius ; Lion Feuchtwanger. Jefta ja tema tütar ; Erich Maria Remarque. Jaam silmapiiril ; Philippe Djian. Betty Blue ; Paul Reiser. Kahekesi ; John Grisham. Firma; Dean Koontz. Hirmu pale ; Armastuskirjad / koost. Jill Dawson ; Roald Dahl. James ja hiigelvirsik ; Spencer Johnson. Jah või ei

  13. Hämmastavad esikteosed / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu : Andrew Miller. Salakaval valu; Helen Dewitt. Viimane samurai; Michel Faber. Naha all; Ana̐s Nin. Venuse delta; Eeva Park. Vaba langemine; Henri Troyat. Kohutavad keisrinnad; 11. september : terrorirünnaku tagamaad : / [koost. Stefan Aust, Cordt Schnibben... jt.]; Deepak Chopra. Täiuslik tervis; Charlie Jones. Elu on võrratu; Matt Ridley, Matt. Vooruse lätted

  14. Naised Idamaalt ja mujalt / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Kazuo Ishiguro. Mägede kahvatu terendus; Anchee Min. Punane asalea; Larissa Vassiljeva. Vene kroonitud peade naised; Mark T. Sullivan. Puhtaks saamine; Louise Bagshave. Pikad moonid; William Shakespeare. Shakespeare armastusest; Marie Under. Õnnevarjutus; Doris Kareva. Fraktalia; Ulrike Mara. Vihmakalad

  15. Mis on elus olulisim / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu : Mitch Albom. Teisipäevad Morrie'ga; Santa Montefiore. Oota mind ombupuu all; Ridley Pearson. Tont teab kus; Sebastian Faulks. Linnulaul; Kerttu Rakke. Iluasjake; Merike Hanni. Kooliraha; Viivi Luik. Ajaloo ilu; Hermann Hesse. Stepihunt; Eesti luulet läbi aegade / [koostanud Marika Vingissar; Philip K. Dick. Ubik; Marion Zimmer Bradley. Avaloni udud; Kuus eesti luuletajat / koostanud Anne Lange

  16. Äraigatsuse salakajad / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Rein Põder. Hula; David Shahar. Tema majesteedi agent; Stephen Kuusisto. Pimedate planeet; Joanna Trollope. Mehed ja tütarlapsed; Detlef Jena. Venemaa tsaarinnad; Helle Helle. Maja ja kodu; Nick Hornby. Ühest poisist; Deepak Chopra. Eatu keha, ajatu vaim

  17. Elistagem eestimaist. Abikaasade meelevallas / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu : Anton Nigov [Tõnu Õnnepalu]. Harjutused; Elme Väljaste. Kiusatus; Reet Kudu. Täiskuu ja tänavalatern; Vaapo Vaher. Surmakuul & seemnepurse; Jelena Skulskaja. Vene rulett; Inge Ojala. Asendusema ja olematud lapsed; Inge Ojala. Andesta - ma kasvasin tänaval; Barbara Vine. Korstnapühkija poeg; Charlotte Bingham. Suveaeg; Lisa Gardner. Täiuslik abikaasa; Wendy Northcutt. Darwini auhinnad 2; Dean Foster. Euroopa riikide etikett ja tavad; J. P. Donleavy. Naine, kellele meeldisid puhtad tualettruumid; Karin Altvegen. Kadunud hing; Grant Naylor. Punane kääbus; Dylan Evans. Emotsioon. Sentimenditeooria

  18. Lapsepõlve igavesed armid / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2001-01-01

    Sisu : Tiia Kriisa. Võõras; Tove Ditlevsen. Lapsepõlve tänav; Tiina Tamman. Õie teekond; Elizabeth Kim. Kümme tuhat muret; Charles Bukowski. Postkontor; Charles Bukowski. Naised; Aarne Ruben. Volta annab kaeblikku vilet; Robyn Sisman. Lihtsalt sõbrad; Charlotte Bingham. Tähetolm; Spencer Johnson. Kes näppas minu juustu?; Jean Webster. Kallis vaenlane; Christoph Gann. Raoul Wallenberg

  19. Sukeldumine oma ununenud ellu / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Margaret Atwood. Pinnaletõus; Christine Bückner. Pärast lahutust; Danielle Steel. Kingitus; Judith Michael. Valede võrgus; Salvador DalÍ. Geeniuse päevik; Danielle Steel. Kurjus; Vladimir Megre. Anastasia; Theodora Lau. Hiina horoskoop

  20. Ängist kirgastumiseni / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Frank McCourt. Jah, on küll; Kaur Kender. Ebanormaalne; Arnon Grunberg. Helesinised esmaspäevad; Melvin Burgess. Saast; Louis de Bernières. Kapten Corelli mandoliin; Jaergen-Frantz Jacobsen. Barbara; Jayne Ann Krentz. Sügavad veed; Enno Tammer. Uppumatu Estonia

  1. La professió de lexicògraf

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    Emili Pascual

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available At the present time, there is no doubt that lexicography takes up an important place in the field of language Science and that this fact involves the possibility of speaking about the scientific task carried out by properly trained professionals: the lexicographers. This article reflects on the mentioned subject, paying special attention to the characteristics of the lexicographers’ work. The first section, From the Amateur to the Professional Lexicography, explains the fact that nowadays lexicography does not remain in the hands of the amateur and the enthusiast, but in those of the professional scientist'. Lexicography has changed from «the art of making dictionaries» to «the Science and the technique of dictionaries».The second section, The Establishment of the Scientific Lexicography, comments on the importance of the Exeter International Convention of Lexicography (1983, the creation of EURALEX and the union of efforts and research works with the aim of determining the lexicographical science. The third section focuses explicitly on the several points of the lexicographer’s work. In this central part of the article, lexicography is placed within the limits of applied linguistics and, therefore, they insist on the fact that the lexicographer is not basically a language theorist The basic assignments in the treatment of the subject matters are commented, and the lexicographer's work is related to the rest of the branches of language science and the need to attend to questions that were obviated from dictionaries not long ago; treatment of macro and micro- structure, problems of definition, indications for the use of verbs, noun position and combinatory, etc. Finally, the importance of the lexicographer in the establishment of language use and the need of collaboration with other specialized professionals is commented, as well as the Computer Services available for those who take up dictionary making.

  2. Suitsetamisega võitlemisel ei aita inimeste kiusamine / Silver Meikar

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    Meikar, Silver, 1978-

    2004-01-01

    Suitsetamise vastu võitlemisel ei tohiks kasutada rangelt seadusi vaid võimaldada soodsalt osta suitsetamisvastaseid vahendeid, leiab autor. Vt. ka: Silver Meikar: Olen valmis hoidma Eesti edu; Silver Meikar saatis lugejakirja Saksamaa päevalehtedele; Arvamusi Silver Meikarist; Silver Meikar loobus paberkandjale trükitud seaduseelnõudest

  3. Kui usaldus maksab kätte / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2002-01-01

    Sisu: Emmanuel Carrére. Vaenlane; Pam Rhodes. Siduvad köidikud; Truman Capote. Hommikueine Tiffany juures; Betty Mahmoody, William Hoffer. Ainult koos tütrega; Kerttu Rakke. Susanna ja mina; Elizabeth George. Saatuslik mäng; Panait Istrari. Chira Chiralin; Daniil Harms.Ootamatu jooming; Jüri Ehlvest. Hobune eikusagilt; Kurt Vonnegut. Komejant, ehk Hüvasti üksildus

  4. Plastitootja edule aitas kaasa tollinõuete lihtsustumine / Teeli Remmelg

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    Remmelg, Teeli

    2005-01-01

    Hiiumaa TOP-i võitja M ja P Nurst AS-i juhataja Mati Nurst ettevõtte loomisest ja tegevusest. Diagramm: Käive on aastaga kahekordistunud. Vt. samas: Endel Lepitso: Esimene plastitööstuse lend sai Hiiumaalt tuule tiibadesse

  5. Mitmevärvilised mõtisklused / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Doris Lessing. Kuldne märkmeraamat; Rein Raud. Pisiasjad, mis omavad tähtsust; Italo Calvino. Palomar; Saul Bellow. Vihmakuningas Henderson; Danielle Steel. Rantsho; Margareta Strömstedt. Astrid Lindgren; Nicholas Davies. William - tulevane kuningas; Guntars Godinsh. Öö päike

  6. Raamat (HIV-)positiivsete inimeste elust / Aita Nurga

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    Nurga, Aita

    2004-01-01

    Hiv-positiivsete toetamiseks loodud mittetulundusühing Convictus Eesti andis välja raamatu "Lihtsad jutud. Positiivsete inimeste elust" (koost. Igor Sobolev). Raamatu tekstid on nii eesti, vene kui inglise keeles

  7. Doktor: rumal arvab, et vaktsiin ei aita / Kristi Leppik

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    Leppik, Kristi

    2009-01-01

    TÜ kliinikumi nakkusosakonna juhataja Matti Maimetsa sõnul on kõik uue gripi (H1N1) vaktsiinid võrdselt head ning sõltumata sellest, millist vaktsiini on Eesti riik ostnud, toimivad nad kõik ühtviisi. 2009. aasta novembri lõpuks on Eesti tellinud 250 000 vaktsiinidoosi ning vaktsineerimine algab pärast esimese saadetise saabumist detsembri alguses

  8. Nafta aitas ettevõtted erakordsele kasumile / Silvia Viidik

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    Viidik, Silvia, 1972-

    2008-01-01

    Nafta hind on viimase nelja kuu jooksul langenud üle 55 protsendi ehk tasemele, kus ta oli 2007. aasta märtsi lõpus. Diagramm: Nafta hind. Tabel: Suuremad naftakompaniid naudivad möödunud kvartali megatulemusi

  9. Icono-grafía, cali-grafía, auto-grafía. Sobre el arte de la visualización en los diarios del viaje americano de Alexander von Humboldt

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    Ottmar Ette

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available Zusammenfassung In Gemälden, die den späten Alexander von Humboldt zeigen, finden sich bildlich verdichtete Zeichen seines wissenschaftlichen Lebens. So erinnert das Bild des von Humboldt nicht ganz bestiegenen Chimborazo an die epistemische Funktion des Unabgeschlossenen in seiner Arbeit, während Karte, Globus und die charakteristische Körperhaltung auf die zentrale Bedeutung der Bewegung und auf das „Schreiben im Angesicht der Dinge“ verweisen. Auffällig ist die Präsenz des Schreibmaterials in den Bildern, das als Verweis auf die lebenslange Bedeutung der Amerikanischen Reisetagebücher verstanden werden kann. In diesen kommen wiederum die zentralen Momente der Humboldtian Science zum Ausdruck. Der Charakter des work in progress und die konsequente Relationalität der Darstellung zeigen die epistemologischen Konstanten dieser Wissenschaft genauso an wie die in der Handschrift erkennbare Dimension der Körper-Leiblichkeit. Resumen En las pinturas que retratan al erúdito Alexander von Humboldt encontramos densos signos visuales las cuales simbolizan su vida científica. La imagen del Chimborazo, cuya cima Humboldt no había alcanzado, recuerda la función epistémica de lo inacabado en su obra, mientras que la carta, el globo y su postura típica remiten al central significado del movimiento y al “escribir de cara a las cosas”. La presencia de sus objetos de escritura en las imagenes llama la atención, ya que se puede entender como referencia al significado de los diarios del viaje americano escritos durante toda la vida. En aquellos se ponen de manifiesto los momentos centrales del Humboldtian Science. El carácter del work in progress y la relacionalidad consecuente de la representación muestran las constantes epistemológicas de esta ciencia así como la dimensión de lo corporal en los manuscritos. Summary In the paintings showing the late Alexander von Humboldt, there are figuratively condensed signs of his scientific achievements. Thus the image of the Chimborazo Humboldt did not climb to the top evokes the epistemological function of incompleteness in his work, while map, globe, and the characteristic body posture refer to the central value of motion and of a way of „writing face to face with the objects“. The presence of writing materials in the paintings is striking which may be understood as an indication to the lifelong importance of the American Travel Diaries. They in turn represent the central themes of the Humboldtian Science. The characterization of work in progress and the consistent relational dimension of the representation indicate the epistemological constants of this science just as well as the dimension of corporality which emerges recognizably from the handwriting.

  10. Interview: Christine Le Bihan-Graf, a lawyer specialised in industrial issues

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    Le Bihan-Graf, Christine

    2013-01-01

    On the legislative and regulatory fronts, this autumn promises to bring in big modifications to energy law, starting with the adoption of a bill programming 'the energy transition'. At the same time, the 'Mining Code' is being revamped. On these different questions, it seems essential to arrive at a clarification of the laws primarily affecting operators in order to allow them to evaluate the risks of investments in the future of energy. (author)

  11. Soomlaste oma Eesti ajalugu / Heino Arumäe, Mati Graf, Priit Raudkivi

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    Arumäe, Heino

    2008-01-01

    Rets. rmt.: Seppo Zetterberg. Viron historia. Helsinki, 2007. Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia ; 1118. Tegemist on mahukaima mitteeestlase sulest ilmunud Eesti ajalugu käsitleva teosega. Teos on mõeldud soome lugejale. Rikkalikult illustreeritud raamatu paljude fotode autor on Seppo Zetterberg ise

  12. Van graf tot wieg ; de rol van fintech door de generaties heen

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    Vries, A. de; Bakas, A.

    2015-01-01

    Als financiële dienstverlener moet je rekening houden met mensen van alle leeftijden en uit alle lagen van de bevolking. Van de hulpbehoevende senior tot de nieuwsgierige kleuter. We vroegen 2 experts wat verschillende levensfasen typeert, hoe deze persona’s tegen technologie aankijken en hoe

  13. Rasputin aitas Putini mõtlemisse süveneda / Indrek Saar ; interv. Illar Mõttus

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    Saar, Indrek, 1973-

    2008-01-01

    Näitleja ja riigikogulane Indrek Saar oma rollist suvelavastuses "Rasputin". Ta annab hinnangu Gruusia sündmustele, osalemisest erakonna esindajana nn. krokodillide komisjonis, mis arutas riigieelarvet

  14. Iraani president: USA võim aitas kaasa terrorirünnakute korraldamisele / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2010-01-01

    ÜRO peaassambleel kõne pidanud Iraani presidendi Mahmoud Ahmadinejadi hinnangul on kapitalism kokku varisemas ja on tekkinud vajadus uue maailma juhtimise süsteemi järele. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leidis, et ameeriklased võisid ära kasutada üht terrorirühmitust ja aidata sellel rünnakuid korraldada. USA, EL-i riikide, Austraalia, Uus-Meremaa, Kanada ja Costa Rica delegatsioonid lahkusid saalist

  15. Müüdid ja mälestused mõttelennu meelevallas / Aita Kivi

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    Kivi, Aita, 1954-

    2000-01-01

    Sisu : Maimu Berg. Ära; Liam O'Flaherty. Must org; Victoria Holt. Menfreya; Tomás Eloy MartÍnez. Püha Evita; Ervin Õunapuu. Teie mälestuseks, kes iganes te olete ja kus asute; Anne Kahro. Viie kella tee

  16. Miloševici surmale aitas kaasa vale ravim / Aadu Hiietamm

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    Hiietamm, Aadu, 1954-

    2006-01-01

    Serbia endise presidendi Slobodan Miloševici surma võis põhjustada ravim, mis neutraliseeris talle vanglaarstide poolt kirjutatud vererõhku alandava rohu toime. Vt. samas: Valitses raudse rusikaga; Igor Taro. Venemaa süüdistab Läänt

  17. Tallinna ametnikud soovitavad kaitsta lapsi Haemofilus influenza vastu vaktsineerides / Aita Nurga

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    Nurga, Aita

    2004-01-01

    Tallinna sotsiaal- ja tervishoiuameti immuniseerimise teabepäeval rõhutati vajadust kaitsta lapsi vaktsineerimisega Haemofilus influenza vastu, millest põhjustatud haigestumised, sealhulgas meningiidne kurtus, on viimasel ajal Eestis sagenenud

  18. USA kongresmen Chandler - sõber, kes aitas Eestil tunnustust leida / Eric A. Johnson, Oliver Prits

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    Johnson, Eric A.

    2008-01-01

    Advokaadi ja USA kongressi liikme Walter M. Chandleri (1867-1935) tegevusest Balti riikide de jure tunnustamiseks. Lisatud: USA valitsuse avaldus Balti riikide tunnustamisest ; väike elulugu : Jeesuse advokaat

  19. Textualidades femeninas: la auto(bio)grafía en Victoria Ocampo, Norah Lange y Alejandra Pizarnik

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    Calafell Sala, Nuria

    2007-01-01

    Tres escrituras, tres modelos de mujer. Este trabajo nace con la voluntad de analizar, partiendo de una perspectiva autobiográfica y textual, las distintas formas de representación femenina en la primera mitad del siglo XX en Argentina: desde Victoria Ocampo, que traza el recorrido de una tachadura que hace emerger en el espacio de la página en blanco una sublimación corporal, hasta Alejandra Pizarnik, quien diluye los límites sexuales y genéricos para descubrirse en un espacio otro, pasando ...

  20. La grafía manzaniana: el lenguaje escrito mediante la metáfora y la prosopopeya

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    Carmen Cosme Puntiel

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza la narrativa de la Autobiografía de un esclavo, escrita por Juan FranciscoManzano (1797-1853 en 1835. Se pretende mostrar a este autor como un intelectualcubano decimonónico cuya escritura supone una herencia ancestral para los Afrolatinosy la diáspora africana. Para tal fin, se examinan las estrategias literarias empleadas porManzano para escribir su testimonio, se estudia la intertextualidad del género de lapicaresca como base estética literaria, y se examina cómo el narrador se desfigura enla narración para engañar y confundir al lector privilegiado. Adicionalmente, se estudiael lenguaje metafórico manzaniano mediante el escrutinio de temas recurrentes en suautobiografía. Este análisis utiliza como base teórica las ideas de James Olney y Paul deMan, con el fin de dar cuenta de las multiplicidades del “yo” o las voces enmascaradas enel lenguaje metafórico manzaniano.

  1. Spreken vanuit het graf. De stoffelijke resten van Willem van Oranje in hun politiek-culturele betekenis

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    C. Santing

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Voice from the Grave. The politico-cultural relevance of the mortal remains of William of OrangeBalthazar Gerards’ murder of William of Orange on July 10th, 1584 is a canonical fact in Dutch history, but thus far this significant event has not yet been analysed on its own merits, i.e. in terms of the material disposition of his assassinated body. Hence, this article examines the literal and figurative - or cultural and material - handling of the physical remains of William the Silent and their subsequent iconification and deification. The historiographical background and intellectual inspiration for this article are provided by the work of Ernst Kantorowic’s pupil Ralph Giesey, Agostino Paravicini Bagliani and Joanna Woodward. All authors point to the increasingly lavish pomp and circumstance of monarchical funeral culture, which was imitated by Europe’s high aristocracy. The autopsy on William the Silent’s corpse was completed with a meticulous embalming. The preserved body and its subsequent lying in state amidst an extensive funerary apparatus and the full pompa of the burial ceremony contained numerous reminiscences of Charles V Brussels’ funeral, in which the Prince had played a prominent role. Also, after having examined the sculptural iconography of Hendrik de Keyser’s mausoleum in Delft’s Nieuwe Kerk, it can be concluded that the significance of William the Silent’s murdered body was much more royal and catholic than traditional historiographical views on the Dutch Republic would lead us to suspect.

  2. LO-CO-GRAF (Low Cost Graphics): Generating Maps to Support Command and Control/Crisis Management Using Small Computers.

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    1988-03-01

    cartographic tools. 2. Simplicity A self-imposed requirement to attain this command and control tool at no cost has been achieved. This constraint was levied ...Microdata (McD-Dougl) REALITY (PICK) DATA/BASIC PRI PRIME PRIMOS PL/P (PL/I) RDOS Data General Nova R.DOS Fortran Rfl2 Data General Nova RDQS Basic RT PDP

  3. Tekste, ko-tekste en kon-tekste van die leë graf in die Jesus-tradisie

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    A.G. Van Aarde

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Texts, co-texts, and con-texts of the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition An investigation of texts, co-texts and con-texts of the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition provides a “situation-specific common background knowledge” (Auer, 1996:18-19 from which perspective this article is written. The article aims to argue that the myth behind the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition deploys a trajectory of five links. Its origin, the first of the five links, is to be found in the metaphorical use of the motif of recreation analogous to the foundational narrative in Israel’s historical memoirs of God’s “creatio ex nihilo”. The foundational narrative consists of a collective anthropological facet and an indivdual psychological facet. The anthropological facet is manifested in the memoir of the suppression of Israel as a downtrodden nation. The individual facet pertains to the martyred heroes in Israel’s history. In this article the five links of the trajectory are conceptualised in five chronological phases represented by specific textual evidence. They are, firstly, the descent of a corpse into the sheol; secondly, the objectifying of metaphorical language about the resurrection of the dead, which refers to either Israel as a “corporate personality” or individuals; thirdly, the Hellenisation of the resurrection belief pattern which existed in the Semitic, Eastern-Mediterranean world, in the light of the theology of apotheosis/divinisation and ideas about immortality and reincarnation; and fourthly, the empowerment of suffering righteous mortals when participating in the renewed life of resurrected/ascended divine heroes. The fifth phase pertains to the period when the other four phases reached an apogee and resurrection belief served as a kind of coping-healing. The article aims to argue that the hermeneutical significance of the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition is to be found in the third phase. The modes in terms of which Jesus’ empty tomb were interpreted by the first “Christ-followers” are to be found in phases four and five.

  4. Tekste, ko-tekste en kon-tekste van die leë graf in die Jesus-tradisie

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    A.G. Van Aarde

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Texts, co-texts, and con-texts of the empty tomb in the Jesus traditionAn investigation of texts, co-texts and con-texts of the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition provides a “situation-specific common background knowledge” (Auer, 1996:18-19 from which perspective this article is written. The article aims to argue that the myth behind the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition deploys a trajectory of five links. Its origin, the first of the five links, is to be found in the metaphorical use of the motif of recreation analogous to the foundational narrative in Israel’s historical memoirs of God’s “creatio ex nihilo”. The foundational narrative consists of a collective anthropological facet and an indivdual psychological facet. The anthropological facet is manifested in the memoir of the suppression of Israel as a downtrodden nation. The individual facet pertains to the martyred heroes in Israel’s history. In this article the five links of the trajectory are conceptualised in five chronological phases represented by specific textual evidence. They are, firstly, the descent of a corpse into the sheol; secondly, the objectifying of metaphorical language about the resurrection of the dead, which refers to either Israel as a “corporate personality” or individuals; thirdly, the Hellenisation of the resurrection belief pattern which existed in the Semitic, Eastern-Mediterranean world, in the light of the theology of apotheosis/divinisation and ideas about immortality and reincarnation; and fourthly, the empowerment of suffering righteous mortals when participating in the renewed life of resurrected/ascended divine heroes. The fifth phase pertains to the period when the other four phases reached an apogee and resurrection belief served as a kind of coping-healing. The article aims to argue that the hermeneutical significance of the empty tomb in the Jesus tradition is to be found in the third phase. The modes in terms of which Jesus’ empty tomb were interpreted by the first “Christ-followers” are to be found in phases four and five.

  5. Joaquim Martí i Gadea com a lexicògraf i com a dialectòleg

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    Jordi Colomina i Castanyer

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available The work of Joaquim Martí i Gadea, born in Alcoi, and mainly known as a folklorist as well as the founder of Valencian Dialectology, has plenty to offer to the modern lexicographer.

  6. SAP aitas Politsei- ja Piirivalveameti finantstöötajate arvu vähendada ligi kolm korda

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    2010-01-01

    Politsei- ja Piirivalveamet võttis kasutusele SAP tarkvara, mis on võimeline muutma asutuse finantsjuhtimise, personali-, palgaarvestuse ja logistika valdkondade tööprotsessid efektiivsemaks ja automatiseeritumaks

  7. Kus viga näed laita, seal ära aita - teater, mis uurib sugri tehnoteadvust / Janar Ala

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    Ala, Janar, 1979-

    2011-01-01

    Tallinnas Põhuteatris 26. augustil esietendunud lavastusest "Sugrierror.com", kus osalevad lisaks eestlastele handid, mansid, marid, udmurt ja seto. Lavastuse ettevalimistusperioodist ja nn. sugri temaatikast

  8. Juudi sõduri aitas vabadusse sakslaste "härra Hezbollah" / Kadri Veermäe

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    Veermäe, Kadri

    2011-01-01

    Iisrael sõlmis Gaza sektorit kontrolliva rühmitusega Hamas leppe, mille raames Iisrael vabastab 1000 Palestiina vangi kui Hamas vabastab 2006. aastal Gaza mässuliste poolt vangistatud Gilad Shaliti. Noore miinipilduri pikaajaline vangistus

  9. Naturaleza y grafía. El corpus documental de las colecciones animales en el Real Gabinete de Madrid, 1752-1790

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    Constantino, María Eugenia

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available In 1776, a strategy to acquire and increase the number of specimens in the collections of the Royal Cabinet of Natural History in Madrid was implemented by its director, Pedro Franco Dávila. The plan that involved correspondents, expeditionaries, savants and amateurs in America and Europe, asked for the sending of consignments of natural products usually associated to a series of indexes and inventories that documented the shipments, and allowed the control of their transit to Madrid. This article explores the documentary corpus generated around the collections of natural history sent to the Royal Cabinet of Natural History of Madrid, and searches for the analysis of its instrumental dimension as indispensable tools for the registration and stabilization of information about the diverse processes, practices and actors implied in nature’s collecting and knowledge production.En 1776, Pedro Franco Dávila, director del Real Gabinete de Historia Natural en Madrid, implementó una estrategia de adquisición de ejemplares naturales para ampliar las colecciones monárquicas. En ella involucró a corresponsales, expedicionarios, eruditos y aficionados en América y Europa que debían enviar remesas de producciones naturales asociadas a una serie de índices e inventarios que documentaban los envíos y permitían controlar su tránsito hasta Madrid. Este artículo explora el corpus documental generado alrededor de las colecciones de historia natural enviadas al Real Gabinete de Madrid y busca analizar su dimensión instrumental como herramientas indispensables para registrar y estabilizar la información sobre los diversos procesos, prácticas y actores implicados en el coleccionismo y la producción de conocimientos sobre la naturaleza.

  10. Nanofilamentos de carbono obtenidos mediante descomposición catalítica de corrientes ricas en metano como precursores de materiales grafénicos

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    Torres Gamarra, Daniel

    2016-01-01

    La descomposición catalítica de corrientes ricas en metano como el gas natural o el biogás para la producción de hidrógeno o gas de síntesis, representa una alternativa viable a los procesos convencionales de reformado de metano con vapor de agua y reformado seco de metano. La formación de materiales de carbono nanométricos, como las nanofibras o los nanotubos de carbono, juega un papel importante en la viabilidad económica de estos procesos, donde la selección de un catalizado...

  11. Cradle-to-cradle in the present building culture. Even the grave a cradle; Cradle-to-cradle past slecht in huidige bouwcultuur. Zelfs het graf een wieg

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    Verdonk, A.

    2010-10-01

    Sustainable building is receiving a lot of attention, but until now mainly restricted to energy and water consumption. Getting attention for the use of building materials is much more difficult. Contractors are simply accustomed to concrete, cement, brick, glass wool and polyurethane foam. Yet there are alternatives or it appears to be possible to built a house entirely made of recycled materials. [Dutch] Duurzaam bouwen staat volop in de belangstelling, maar beperkt zich tot nu toe vooral tot het energie- en watergebruik. Met de bouwmaterialen gaat het een stuk moeizamer. Aannemers zijn nu eenmaal gewend aan beton, cement, baksteen, glaswol en purschuim. Toch zijn er alternatieven, of blijkt het mogelijk een huis helemaal van gerecycled materiaal te bouwen.

  12. Enriquecimiento de menas grafíticas venezolanas mediante separación electrostática y flotación directa

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    di Yorio, C.

    1998-05-01

    Full Text Available Graphite is an useful material in the modern industry. In Venezuela, the ore contains 8 to 14 % of graphite from Cerro Osumita, Edo Cojedes, with enough reserves for exploitation. Samples from this deposit were characterized and tests of electrostatic and flotation were carried out. The electrical potential and velocity of drum were varied for two different size fractions. Kerosene, sodium silicate as depressant and pulp agitation were varied. The results indicate the important of size for the separation. Size below 0.5 mm is necessary. For good quality fixed carbon an electrical potential up to 15 kV and 0.02 g of kerosene is recommended.

    El grafito constituye un material muy utilizado en la industria moderna. En Venezuela, se han estudiado algunos depósitos de rocas con contenido de grafito variable entre 8 y 14 %, provenientes del cerro Osumita, Edo Cojedes, con suficientes reservar para considerar una posterior explotación. Se caracterizaron muestras del yacimiento y se realizaron pruebas de concentración electrostática y de flotación directa. Los resultados muestran la importancia de la distribución granulométrica del todouno utilizado en la separación electrostática como medida del grado de liberación del grafito a valores menores de 0,5 mm. Igualmente, el grafito responde satisfactoriamente a potenciales superiores a 15 kV. Los ensayos de flotación muestran altas calidades en los concentrados obtenidos para dosis de 0,02 g de queroseno, siendo poco significativo el uso del silicato de sodio como depresante, en las dosis utilizadas. Las calidades del concentrado de grafito fueron mejores para el caso de 1.400 rpm, ya que para mayores revoluciones el flujo de material en la celda es muy turbulento ocasionando arrastre de partículas de sílice en el concentrado flotado.

  13. Luksus ja lust : Tallinna rae hõbe- ja tinanõud = Luxury and Leisure : Silver and Pewter Tableware of the Tallinn Magistracy / Aita Raik

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    Raik, Aita

    2004-01-01

    Tallinna kullassepakunsti meistriteostest. Kahest väiksemast (Andreas Losson, 1620-ndate algus) ja kahest suuremast (Jakob Lange, 1639) maksukannust, kahest hõbekannust (Stanislaus Schulze, 17. saj. keskpaik), kahest rae kaitseväeülema ametisauast (suurem: Friedrich Schlegel, 1604-1605), väiksem 1610). Säilinud tinanõudest (kannud, peekrid, vaagnad, taldrikud, küünlajalad)

  14. ge&rniA:.

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  15. VERTEX ANTIMAGIC TOTAL LABELING PADA GRAPHMULTICYCLE

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    Dominikus Arif Budi Prasetyo pythagors

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Pelabelan graf merupakan bagian dari graf yang berkembang saat ini. Jenis pelabelan pada graf bergantungpada domainnya, yakni pelabelan sisi ajaib, pelabelan titik ajaib, dan pelabelan total ajaib. Pelabelan totalajaib pada graf dibedakan lagi berdasarkan komponen graf yang dievaluasi, yakni pelabelan total sisi ajaibdan pelabelan total titik ajaib. Pada pelabelan ajaib, bobot dari komponen graf yang dievaluasi adalah sama,jika bobotnya tidak sama maka dinamakan pelabelan tak-ajaib (antimagic. Misalkan G adalah graf denganbanyak titik p dan sisi q. Suatu pemetaan bijektif dari komponen-komponen graf ke bilangan bulat positif {1,2, …, (p+q} disebut called (a, d vertex antimagic total labelling (pelabelan total titik ajaib dari graf G jikabobot setiap titik (vertex merupakan barisan aritmetika naik. Pada artikel ini membahas bahwa grafmulticycle mCp memenuhi (a, d vertex antimagic total labelling dan beberapa bentuk pelabelannya.Kata kunci : graph multicycle, vertex antimagic total labeling

  16. Veel kord KLS-i muutmise eelnõust / Sirje Kessler

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    Kessler, Sirje

    2010-01-01

    Vastukaja artiklile: Uluots, Piret. Kui me ise end ei aita, ei aita meid keegi. Õpetajate Leht (2010) 19. märts, lk. 5. Koolieelse lasteasutuse seaduse muutmise seaduse eelnõuga tahetakse muuta lasteasutuse rühmade vanuselist liigitust

  17. Notes d'un paleògraf a propòsit del matritensis 9.750 de la Biblioteca Nacional («Curial e Güelfa»

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    Francisco M. Gimeno Blay

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available The thesis of Jaume Riera i Sans (1991, pretending that the text of the novel Curial e Giielfa contained in this ms. of Madrid's national Library was a modern forgery, kindled a lively controversy. After a thorough study of the handwriting, with special reference to the capital letters, Prof. Gimeno's reaches the conclusion that without the slighest possible doubt this ms. was written during the xvth century.

  18. Preparación y propiedades fotofísicas de materiales grafénicos y puntos cuánticos basados en carbono. Aplicaciones en nanotecnología

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    García Baldoví, Hermenegildo

    2016-01-01

    [EN] In this Doctoral Thesis, it has been studied the photophysical and photochemical properties of new nanomaterials based on carbon as graphene derivatives (GO, rGO, graphene (N,O)-codoped and graphene reconstituted halogenated) and two different types of carbon nanoparticles (C-dots and C-NOR). These materials have been applied in the photocatalytic hydrogen generation, such as gas sensors and bioimaging techniques. In a first stage the material was characterized with different spectros...

  19. Rapla keskuse remake / Kaur Sarv

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    Sarv, Kaur

    2013-01-01

    2. Tallinna arhitektuuribiennaali satelliit - Rapla KEK-i hoone (Rapla Okta Centrum) taaskasutamise töötuba, selle tulemused ja ettepanekud. Töötuba aitas korraldada Hollandi urbanistide rühmitus Failed Architecture

  20. Flora tugevdas jaotustegevuse ümberkorraldamisega kaubamärki / Rivo Sarapik

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    Sarapik, Rivo, 1981-

    2003-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Delovõje Vedomosti : Avtomobili i transport 19. märts lk. 6. Flora logistikakogemus: oma autopargist ja laost loobumine aitas keemiafirmal Flora suurendada tootevalikut, kasvatada klientide arvu ning vähendada kulusid

  1. Raudtee ostu analüüsis riigi jaoks Norbergi firma / Jaanus Piirsalu

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    Piirsalu, Jaanus, 1973-

    2006-01-01

    Majandus- ja kommunikatsiooniministeerium ei näe huvide konflikti selles, et Luxembourg Financial Services aitas teha finantsanalüüsi Eesti Raudtee aktsiate ostu otstarbekuse kohta. Lisa: Deutsche Bahn tunneb huvi

  2. Sajandi romaani üksildus / Aivar Kull

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    Kull, Aivar, 1955-

    2003-01-01

    Arvustus: García Márquez, Gabriel . Sada aastat üksildust : [romaan / tõlkinud Aita Kurfeldt]. 2. tr. Tallinn : Eesti Raamat, 2002. Vaata ka: Kull, Aivar. Kulli pilk. - Tartu : Ilmamaa, 2005, lk. 70-72

  3. Küttimine võib septembris peatuda. Maaomanikud vs. jahimehed / Ain Alvela ; kommenteerinud Heiki Hepner, Val Rajasaar

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    Alvela, Ain, 1967-

    2011-01-01

    Maksumaksjad ja maaomanikud toetavad Eesti jahindust sisuliselt viie miljoni euroga aastas, kuigi keskkonnaspetsialistide hinnangul võiks asi olla vastupidi. Kehtiv jahiseadus ei aita kaasa metsa väärtuse parandamisele. Tabelid

  4. Eestlaste abil valminud 3D-film linastus Torontos

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    2010-01-01

    Režissöör Werner Herzogi täispikka 3D-dokumentaalfilmi "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" (Saksamaa 2010) aitas filmida ja kokku monteerida Eesti firma Digitaalne Sputnik eesotsas videokunstnik Kaspar Kallasega

  5. Způsob hodnocení růstu kojeného dítěte za použití českých referenčních grafů

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    Riedlová, J.; Paulová, M.; Vignerová, J.; Schneidrová, D.; Brabec, Marek

    2016-01-01

    Roč. 16, č. 10 (2016), s. 23-29 ISSN 1213-2241 Grant - others:GA MZd(CZ) NS9974 Institutional support: RVO:67985807 Keywords : růstové křivky * referenční hodnoty * odhady kvantilů * semiparametrický model * growth curves * reference graphs * quantile estimation * semiparametric model Subject RIV: FG - Pediatrics

  6. Solid state {sup 13}C NMR study on the synthesis of graphite oxide from different graphitic precursors; Estudo atravéS de RMN de {sup 13}C no estado sólido sobre a síntese de oxido de grafite utilizando diferentes precursores grafíticos

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    Vieira, Mariana A.; Frasson, Carolina Maria R.; Costa, Tainara Luiza G.; Cipriano, Daniel F.; Schettino Junior, Miguel A.; Cunha, Alfredo G.; Freitas, Jair C.C., E-mail: marianaarpini@hotmail.com [Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES), Vitória, ES (Brazil). Lab. de Materiais Carbonosos e Cerâmicos

    2017-10-15

    The influence of the structural and microstructural characteristics of graphitic precursors on the production of graphite oxide (GO) is investigated in the present work. Six different graphitic precursors were used to produce GO following a modified Hummers method, namely: natural graphite, commercial lubricant graphite, milled graphite, graphite flakes, high-purity graphite and graphite recycled from Li-ion batteries. The products were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), thermogravimetry, solid-state {sup 13}C nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). {sup 13}C NMR spectra revealed the presence of epoxy, hydroxyl, carbonyl and lactol groups in the synthesized GOs. However, the oxidation degree of each product was found to be dependent on the average crystallite size (Lc) and particle size of the graphitic precursors, with the best GO samples being produced from the milled graphite and the graphite recycled from ion-Li batteries. These results were rationalized in terms of the structural and microstructural differences among the graphitic precursors, as revealed by the XRD patterns and SEM images, evidencing the importance of the correct choice of the precursor aiming the achievement of a well-developed structure for the GO product. (author)

  7. A rapid algorithm for realistic human reaching and its use in a virtual reality system

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    Aldridge, Ann; Pandya, Abhilash; Goldsby, Michael; Maida, James

    1994-01-01

    The Graphics Analysis Facility (GRAF) at JSC has developed a rapid algorithm for computing realistic human reaching. The algorithm was applied to GRAF's anthropometrically correct human model and used in a 3D computer graphics system and a virtual reality system. The nature of the algorithm and its uses are discussed.

  8. An electromagnetic calorimeter for the silicon detector concept

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    High Energy Physics (CALOR 2002), Pasadena, California, 25–30 March 2002, pp. 309–320. [3] D Strom, R Frey, M Breidenbach, D Freytag, N Graf, G Haller, O Milgrome and V. Radeka, Calorimeter with integrated electronics, CALOR04, March, 2004, Perugia,. Italy. [4] R Frey, D Strom, M Breidenbach, D Freytag, N Graf, ...

  9. Pareto printsiip

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    2011-01-01

    Itaalia majandusteadlase Vilfredo Pareto jõudmisest oma kuulsa printsiibini ja selle printsiibi mõjust tänapäevasele juhtimisele. Pareto printsiibi kohaselt ei aita suurem osa tegevusest meid tulemuseni jõuda, vaid on aja raiskamine. Diagramm

  10. Принцип Парето

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    2011-01-01

    Itaalia majandusteadlase Vilfredo Pareto jõudmisest oma kuulsa printsiibini ja selle printsiibi mõjust tänapäevasele juhtimisele. Pareto printsiibi kohaselt ei aita suurem osa tegevusest meid tulemuseni jõuda, vaid on aja raiskamine. Diagramm

  11. The effect of aqueous ammonia soaking pretreatment on methane generation uing different lignocellulosic feedstocks

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    Antonopoulou, Georgia; Jonuzaj, Suela; Gavala, Hariklia N.

    2014-01-01

    ., Aita G, Day DF.: Compositional changes in sugarcane bagasse on low temperature, long-term diluted ammonia treatment, Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 161, 34–40 (2010) [2] Himmelsbach, J., Raman, D., Anex, R., Burns, R., Faulhaber, C. :Effect of ammonia soaking pretreatment and enzyme addition on biochemical...

  12. Kallas : eurotsooni piir jääb rangeks / Kadri Bank

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    Bank, Kadri

    2008-01-01

    Euroopa Komisjoni asepresidendi Siim Kallase sõnul ei aita Eestit euroni ühekordsed meetmed, sest komisjon näeb need läbi ning tõlgendab neid negatiivselt. Vt. samas: Probleemid euroga; Maailmas praegu kolm kriisi korraga

  13. Türgi ja Armeenia taastasid kahe riigi vahelise normaalse suhtluse / Henrik Vosman, Liisi Poll

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    Vosman, Hendrik

    2009-01-01

    Zürichis allkirjastasid Türgi välisminister Ahmet Davutoglu ja Armeenia välisminister Eduard Nalbandian ajaloolised protokollid, mis seavad sisse normaalsed diplomaatilised suhted ja avavad piirid. Kahe riigi vahelisi erimeelsusi aitas ületada USA välisminister Hillary Clinton. Leppe peavad heaks kiitma ka mõlema riigi parlamendid

  14. Moeuudised

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    1998-01-01

    Prantsuse moemaja Chloe peadisainer Stella McCartney aitas loomakaitseorganisatsioonil PETA teha dokumentaalfilmi, milles paljastatakse karusloomafarmide telgitaguseid. Chloe supelkostüümist, mida soovitatakse eeskujuks võtta endale bikiinide heegeldamisel. Yves Saint Laurenti moemaja korraldab gigantse moeshow jalgpallistaadionil, kus algab jalgpalli MM. Yves Saint Laurent on kavandanud MMi korraldajate-asjameeste kostüümid

  15. Eddie Murphy grimmile kulus üheksa kuud / Triin Tael

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    Tael, Triin

    2007-01-01

    Uues USA komöödiafilmis "Norbit" (režissöör Brian Robbins, stsenarist näitleja vend Charles Murphy) mängib Eddie Murphy kolme täiesti erinevat rolli. Seejuures aitas teda grimmikunstnik Rick Baker

  16. Võimukas naine ja tuhvlialune / Timo Diener

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    Diener, Timo

    2007-01-01

    Uues USA komöödiafilmis "Norbit" (režissöör Brian Robbins, stsenarist näitleja vend Charles Murphy) mängib Eddie Murphy kolme täiesti erinevat rolli. Seejuures aitas teda grimmikunstnik Rick Baker

  17. K-K-K-Kuninga kõne / Peter Conradi ; tõlkinud Kadri Karro

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    Conradi, Peter

    2011-01-01

    The Sunday Timesi ajakirjanik valgustab filmi "Kuninga kõne" (režissöör Tom Hooper, Inglise-Austraalia-USA, 2010) tagamaid. Film räägib kuningas George VI elust ja tema kõnedefektist, kogelemisest. Kuningat aitas Austraalia päritolu kõneterapeut Lionel Logue. Filmi stsenaariumi kirjutas David Seidler

  18. Russkaja drama v Estonii / Julia Rodina

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    Rodina, Julia

    2008-01-01

    14. nov. Vene Teatris avatud ja teatri 60. sünnipäevale pühendatud näitusest "Vene Teater Eesti kultuuri kontekstis". Näitust aitas organiseerida ja koostada Eesti Teatri- ja Muusikamuuseumi teadustöötaja Kalju Haan

  19. Portugalikeelse kirjanduse retseptsioon Eestis / Mele Pesti

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    Pesti, Mele, 1979-

    2011-01-01

    Portugalikeelse kirjanduse tõlgetest ja nende vastuvõtust alates esimese tõlke ilmumisest 1890. aastal kuni 2005. aastani ning retseptsiooni pärssinud teguritest. Ülevaade kahe olulisema tõlkija Aita Kurfeldti ja Ain Kaalepi tööst

  20. Naperegonki s modoi / Aleksandra Manukjan

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    Manukjan, Aleksandra

    2004-01-01

    Kõrgema disainikooli ruumikujunduse III kursuse üliõpilaste maalinäitus "Seda suudad sinagi" ja IV kursuse üliõpilaste tööde näitus "Test" galeriis Kullo. Näituse aitas kujundada õppejõud Tatjana Sidorenko

  1. Uudised

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    2005-01-01

    New Yorgi hip-hop-trio De La Soul 3. sept. Tartus ööklubis Tallinn. Briti rockbändi Coldplay soovist Eestis esineda. Ansambel The Cure aitas oma allkirjadega kaasa valgevene teadlase Juri Bandazhevski vanglast vabastamisele. Suri ameerika süntesaatorite valmistaja Robert Moog

  2. Ahistajat tabada aidanud naine sai aumärgi / Agnes Kuus

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    Kuus, Agnes

    2005-01-01

    Justiitsministeerium tunnustas kodanikujulguse aumärgiga seitset inimest, kes on kaasa aidanud kurjategijate tabamisele, teiste seas sai aumärgi Ingrid Lepp, kes aitas politseil kinni püüda Pärnu rannas tegutsenud ahistaja. Vt. samas: Turvamees nabis kinni muukija; Noored jälitasid telefonivarast; Tõnu Timma; Gennadi Kulla; Rita Parel. Lisa: Autasu julgetele

  3. Kirjanikud iseendina "Sügisballis"

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    2006-01-01

    Veiko Õunpuu Mati Undi järgi lavastatud filmis "Sügisball" mängivad nimetutes rollides iseennast Hasso Krull, Aita Kivi, Kalev Kesküla, Olev Remsu, Andrus Kivirähk, Indrek Hirv, Merca, Triin Soomets

  4. TPÜ Akadeemilise Raamatukogu ajaloolised kogud rahvusvahelistes infoallikates / Tiiu Reimo

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    Reimo, Tiiu, 1953-

    2005-01-01

    Lk. 99 mainitud : Urve Lõhmus, Voldemar Miller, Tiiu Reimo; lk. 100 : Voldemar Miller, Kyra Robert; lk. 102 : Tiiu Reimo, Medea Jerser, Toomas Raudam; lk. 103 : Antti Oviir, Aita Jõulu; lk. 104 : Tiiu Reimo, Marita Paas, Mati Merioja, Tiiu Pukk, Eve Roosileht

  5. Vaated kolmelt aiaterrassilt / Kaja Kurg

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    Kurg, Kaja, 1959-

    2006-01-01

    Kiur ja Epp Saluveeri terrasside aed Viiratsis. Kallakul asuva aia ülemisel terrassil on eesaed ja elamu, keskmisel muruplats ning alumisel puhkenurk kaminakoja, tiigi ja ilupeenardega. Aed sündis koostöös haljastusarhitekt Ursula Mikkoriga. Suuremaid töid aitas teha aiafirma UV Haljastus. 10 värv. ill

  6. Kõige tähtsam eestlane Nokia peakontoris / Raigo Neudorf

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    Neudorf, Raigo

    2008-01-01

    Eestlane Margus Hunt vastutab Nokia Siemens Networksi müügi eest Soomes ja Baltimaades. Vt. samas: Eestlased on uutele tehnoloogiatele avatud; Ollila lahkumine märki ei jätnud; Hunt aitas olümpiamänge korraldada

  7. Kirjakunstinäitus rändab

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    2004-01-01

    Viljandi kirjakunstiklubi Mary seitsme aasta tööde rändnäitus alustas Jakobsoni koolis. Klubi juhataja Mary Mauring. Väljapanekut kujundasid Kadri Papagoi, Kairi Ritson, Tiiu Väli, Aita Leemet ja Ants Tõnisalu, kes on ka paljude tööde autorid

  8. Hans Pawelsi kenotaaf Tallinna Oleviste kiriku Maarja kabeli idapoolsel välisseinal / Polle,Clemens Pale, Hinrik Byldensnyder, Gert Koningk

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    Pale, Polle, Clemens

    2002-01-01

    G. Koningk - suure tõenäosusega aitas kaasa kenotaafi valmimisele; reljeefid: Sissesõit Jeruusalemma. Püha õhtusöömaaeg. Kristus Õlimäel. Kristuse vangistamine. Kristus Kaifase ees. Kristuse kroonimine okaskrooniga. Pilatuse kätepesemine. Ristikandmine

  9. Apple suutis jälle turgu üllatada / Lauri Matsulevitsh

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    Matsulevitsh, Lauri

    2005-01-01

    iPodi pleierite ja Mac-arvutite kasvav müük aitas Apple'i kasumit aastaga viiekordistada 61 miljonilt 320 miljoni dollarini. Diagramm: Tulemused vedasid Apple'i tõusule. Vt. samas: Eesti investorid mängisid Apple'i tõusu peale

  10. Kollaboratsionismi paradoksid : eesti kirjandus okupeeritud Prantsusmaal (1940-1944) / Marek Tamm

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    Tamm, Marek, 1973-

    2001-01-01

    Bibliogr. joonealustes märkustes. Aleksander Aspeli eesti kirjanduse tutvustustest ajalehes "Comoedia". A. H. Tammsaare romaaniepopöa "Tõde ja õigus" avaldamisest prantsuse keeles (tlk. Elisabeth Desmarest; Pariis : Pierre Trémois' kirj., 1944-1948). Artikli aluseks on ettekanne kollokviumil "Romaani kirjanduse retseptsioonist ja tõlkimisest Eestis. In memoriam Aita Kurfeldt". Tartus, 23. veebr. 2001

  11. USA vägede õhulöök tappis Iraagi esiterroristi / Krister Paris

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    Paris, Krister, 1977-

    2006-01-01

    Iraagi peaminister Nuri al-Maliki teatas al-Qaida juhtfiguuri Abu Musab al-Zarqawi tapmisest, al-Zarqawi tabamisele aitas kaasa ka Jordaania. Lisad: Al-Zarqawil pole Iraagis järglast; Iraagi valitsus saavutas lõpuks täiskoosseisu

  12. Tänavune Jõulujazz tuleb Olav Ehala ja Courtney Pine'iga / Madli-Liis Parts

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    Parts, Madli-Liis, 1969-

    2005-01-01

    Jazzüritustest: rootsi jazzlauljatari Rigmor Gustafssoni kontserdist 8. dets. Estonia kontserdisaalis, inglise saksofonisti Courtney Pine heliplaadi "Resistance" esitluskontserdist 15. dets. Rock Café's, Eesti Raadio ja Jazzkaare heategevuskontserdist "Aita alustada elu" O. Ehala muusikaga, Moskva vokaalkvarteti Cool & Jazzy kontserdist, Hedvig Hansoni kontserdist "Vaikuse kaja" 1. dets. Nigulistes

  13. Obamad kui Kennedyte taastulek 21. sajandil / Barbi Pilvre

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    Pilvre, Barbi, 1963-

    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide presidendikandidaadile Barack Obamale ja tema abikaasale Michelle'ile on loodud kennedylik imago, selle imago taga on demokraat Ted Sorensen, kes aitas kunagi võimule tulla John F. Kennedyl. Ka Kennedyd ise on üles astunud B. Obama toetajana

  14. Lihtne, keeruline : elamu Rohuneemes = Simple, Complicated : Residence in Rohuneeme / Vahur Sova

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    Sova, Vahur

    2001-01-01

    Krundi asukohta ja ilmakaari arvestav mereäärne eramu. Maja ruumid ei ole neljakandilised. Tellija soovidest. Projekteerija Teigar. Tork. Sova Arhitektibüroo. Arhitekt Vahur Sova, sisearhitekt Aita Teigar, konstruktor Mart Tamm. Projekt 1998, valmis 2000. 9 ill.: I ja II korruse plaan, välis- ja sisevaated

  15. Viiteid Barack Obama valitsusstiilile võib leida tema valimiskampaaniast / Liisa Past

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    Past, Liisa

    2008-01-01

    Autor on seisukohal, et nii Barack Obama võit kui ka John McCaini leppimine oma kaotusega olid selged juba paar nädalat enne valimisi. Kirjeldades J. McCaini kampaania lõppu, märgib autor, et B. Obama võidule aitas kaasa terav majanduskitsikus ja selgem kampaaniadistsipliin. Lisad

  16. Kalevipoja mõõk pärimuslikul maastikul : Faehlmanni müstifikatsioon ja romantiline historism / Hasso Krull

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    Krull, Hasso, 1964-

    2011-01-01

    Friedrich Robert Faehlmanni jutustuse vormis ettekandest "Sagen", mis mõjutas tugevasti mütoloogia tõlgendamist. Artiklis vaadeldakse selle jutustuse retoorilisi ja narratiivseid vahendeid, täpsemalt Kalevipoja mõõga motiivi, mis aitas nihutada pärimust romantilise historismi registrisse

  17. Genetics Home Reference: sitosterolemia

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    ... tissues. These lipids are called plant sterols (or phytosterols). Sitosterol is one of several plant sterols that ... Graf GA. The ABCG5 ABCG8 sterol transporter and phytosterols: implications for cardiometabolic disease. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes ...

  18. Kolm eestikeelset sotsioloogiaõpikut / Henn Käärik

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    Käärik, Henn

    2002-01-01

    Rets. rmt. : Sotsioloogia / Beth B. Hess, Elizabeth W. Markson, Peter J. Stein. Tallinn : Külim, 2000. Aimre, Ivar. Sotsioloogia. Tallinn : Sisekaitseakadeemia, 2001. Graf, Eha-Mai ; Paul, Maarja. Üldsotsioloogia. Tallinn : Pirgu Arenduskeskus, 1997

  19. Predicting Sediment Transport Dynamics in Ephemeral Channels: A Review of Literature

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    2006-09-01

    Montana, USA, and Nahal Yatir and Nahal Estemoa, Israel. Lecture notes in Earth Sciences, 52, Dynamics and Geomorphology of Mountain Rivers , Berlin...Graf, W. H. 1971. Hydraulics of sediment transport. New York: McGraw Hill. Graf, W. L. 1988. Fluvial processes in dryland rivers . Berlin: Springer...north central New Mexico approaching 200,000 ppm by weight and Nordin (1963) reported concentrations in the Rio Puerco, Paria, and Little Colorado

  20. ANÁLISIS DE ACTUACIÓN PARA LA CONSERVACIÓN DE GRAFITIS Y PINTURA MURAL EN AEROSOL. ESTUDIO DEL STRAPPO COMO MEDIDA DE SALVAGUARDA.

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    AMOR GARCÍA, RITA LUCÍA

    2017-01-01

    Graf ti and street art are two young artistic and expressive manifestations present - both directly or indirectly - in the day-to-day life of almost anyone. Beyond their initial categorization as vandalistic expressions far from the perception of an organized society, graf ti and street art have transformed the conception of mural art and regained its importance again in the public environment. Despite the rejection that these practices have suffered for years - due to the illegal condition o...

  1. Description and validation of a geriatric multidimensional graphical instrument for promoting longitudinal evaluation.

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    Pascazio, Lorenzo; Morosini, Pierluigi; Bembich, Stefano; Nardone, Ilaria; Clarici, Andrea; Barbina, Lionello; Zuttion, Ranieri; Gigantesco, Antonella

    2009-01-01

    The debate about the adoption of standard multidimensional geriatric assessment instruments is mainly due to the lack of consensus on the feasibility and requirements for such instruments by both the health and the social care professions. A tool called ValGraf was developed in the attempt to give an original answer to these and other controversial issues. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ValGraf for acceptability, concurrent validity and factorial structure. The functional and cognitive impairments as ascertained by the ValGraf were compared with Katz index and Folstein's Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE). Subjects (N=210) of four nursing homes were assessed by two independent teams of nurses. The factorial validity study involved 8280 subjects living in nursing homes. Assessments were conducted throughout the 2001 by 20 geriatricians. The agreement between the ValGraf sections concerning independence in daily living and Katz's index was almost total (r=0.96) and that between ValGraf items on cognition and MMSE was very good (0.73). Factor analysis revealed that 13 coherent factors explained 53% of total variance. ValGraf was proved to be acceptable and comprehensive, criterion valid, at least as daily activities and cognitive status are concerned, and to have a coherent factorial structure.

  2. Inimesed nutsid. Valus oli näha inimvaret, kes veel äsja oli tark ja vaimukas / Triin Tael

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    Tael, Triin

    2008-01-01

    Julian Schnabeli mängufilm "Tuukrikell ja liblikas" ("The Diving Bell and the Butterfly") : Ameerika Ühendriigid 2007. Film on tõestisündinud lugu Prantsuse ajakirja Elle peatoimetajast Jean-Dominique Bauby'st, kes üle keha halvatuks jäänuna hakkas dikteerima raamatut, mis sai nimeks "Tuukrikell ja liblikas". Lisaks "Režissöör : see film aitas mul surmaga leppida"

  3. Kolme näoga Pädaste häärber / Jana Rand

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    Rand, Jana, 1963-

    2008-01-01

    Pädaste mõisa renoveeritud peahoonest. Mõisa ajaloost ja omanikest. Kommenteerib Pädaste mõisa omanik ja sisekujundaja Imre Sooäär, kelle kavandatud on ka hulk uuemat puitmööblit. Joonised aitas teha Kärt Kukkur. Restorani laes on šveitsi kunstniku Heinz Juleni loodud lühter. 12 värv. vaadet

  4. Lifestyle / Tuuli Köller, Katrin Koov

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    Köller, Tuuli

    2005-01-01

    13.-17. X 2004 Jõesuus Põhjamaade Ehitusakadeemia V Sügispäevade raames toimunud rahvusvahelisest workshop'ist "Lifestyle", mille eestipoolne põhikorraldaja oli AB Sadakond, kaasa aitas Kavakava, toetas Eesti Kunstiakadeemia. Osalesid arhitektid, kunstnikud, arhitektuuri- ja kunstiüliõpilased Soomest, Rootsist, Saksamaalt ja Itaaliast. Keskenduti kolhoosiarhitektuurile. Katrin Koovi, Siiri Vallneri ja Kaire Nõmme, Rene Valneri ja Kalle Komissarovi jt. töödest

  5. Lang : öine alkoholikeeld on valimiseelne bluff / Tuuli Koch

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    Koch, Tuuli

    2007-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke, 12. veebr. 2007, lk. 2. Kuigi ligi pooltes Eesti omavalitsustes on kehtestatud öine alkoholimüügi piirang, algatas Keskerakonna fraktsioon Riigikogus kaks eelnõu, mille kohaselt keelustataks alkohoolsete jookide öine jaemüük ning alkoholireklaam. Justiitsminister Rein Langi arvates ei aita piirangud lahendada alkoholist tingitud ühiskondlikke probleeme

  6. Välistudengite tuutorist Euroopa Komisjoni praktikale / Jörgen Talkop ; küsitlenud Eero Loonurm

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    Talkop, Jörgen

    2009-01-01

    Vestlus Tallinna Ülikooli keskkonnakorralduse eriala lõpetanud Jörgen Talkopiga, kes oli International Clubis välistudengite tuutor ja tegi kaasa Erasmus Student Network Tallinna tegemistes. Pärast ülikooli lõpetamist läks ESN Tallinna kandidaadina Euroopa Vabatahtliku Teenistuse kohale Brüsselisse, kus aitas kaasa ESN Internationali juhatuse tööle. Nüüd on ta praktikal Euroopa Komisjonis

  7. Juubilar Arnold Rüütel soovib Eestisse vähem vaesust ja kiuslikkust / Arnold Rüütel ; interv. Agnes Kuus

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    Rüütel, Arnold, 1928-

    2008-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke 12. mai lk. 5. Intervjuu president Arnold Rüütliga tema 80. sünnipäeva puhul, milles juubilar meenutab pingelisi aegu seoses Eesti iseseisvumisega. Vt. samas: Arnold Rüütel 80; President Toomas Hendrik Ilves hindab Rüütli tasakaalukust. President T. H. Ilvese sõnul aitas president Rüütel tuua Euroopat Eestimaale lähemale

  8. Harrastusteatrite kirev pidu Koreas / Auri Jürna

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    Jürna, Auri

    2007-01-01

    Lõuna-Koreas toimunud Rahvusvahelise Harrastusteatrite Liidu ehk AITA/IATA (International Amateur Theatre Association) teatrifestivalist. Mõningatest lavastustest: Bungeiza (Jaapan) Anton Tshehhovi "Abieluettepanek", Oliver (Rootsi) "Õnnelikud igavesti", Tempus Fugit (Saksamaa) "Väike must kala", Compendia Theatre Costellazione (Itaalia) "Narr", CIRK (Taani) "Tantsitud luule", De Facto Mimo (Tšehhi) "Groteska", Inside Hekneby (Norra) "Tapamaja oodates", Hugleikur and Leikfelag Kopavogs (Island) "Memento mori"

  9. Aktsiaskandaal ähvardab Eesti investeerimispanka / Lauri Linnamäe

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    Linnamäe, Lauri

    2007-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke 17. mai lk. 6. Ventspils Nafta omanik Latvijas Naftas Tranzits leiab Harju maakohtule esitatud hagis, et varem LHV-st lahku löönud ja investeerimispangaks saanud Gild Bankers aitas Lätis korruptsioonikahtlusega vahistatud Ventspilsi ekslinnapeal Aivars Lembergsil LNT-st välja kantida ligi veerand miljardi krooni eest naftafirma aktsiaid. Lisa: Ventspils Nafta

  10. Palestiina valimised suurelt võitnud Hamas keeras al-Qaidale selja / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2006-01-01

    Al-Qaida kritiseeris Hamasi valimistel osalemise eest, Hamasi liidri al-Zahari sõnul on Hamas, võttes omaks mõõdukama lähenemise, suutnud leida oma islamiprogrammile valijaid. Hamasi esindajate väitel on Iisraeli riigi tunnustamine vaid Palestiina rahva võimuses. Lisa: Iisrael aitas kaasa Hamasi võimule. Vt. samas: Hamasi rajajate ja al-Qaida juhtide taust on ühine

  11. [An ultrasonographic study of the correlation between developmental dysplasia of the hip and congenital muscular torticollis in children].

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    Wang, Na; Zhang, Yu-le; Guan, Bu-Yun; Zhu, Li-Ling; He, Xue-Hua; Fang, Qian; Liang, Zhi-Cheng

    2017-07-20

    To investigate the significance of early screening of pediatric developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) using ultrasonography and establish a simultaneous screening model for pediatric DDH and CMT. From January, 2013 to January, 2016, a total of 5060 pediatric patients with suspected DDH and CMT underwent ultrasonic examinations. The diagnostic results of the two diseases were classified into different clinical types, and Chi-square test was used to analyze the one-way relationship between different types of DDH and CMT; correspondence analysis was used for multivariate analysis of the variables. Chi-square test was used to analyze the difference between the detection rates in suspected CMT patients and the normal population. GrafIIa type DDH was associated with mass-type CMT in the children (χ 2 =331.800, PDDH of GrafIIb, GrafIIc, Graf III, and Graf IV types were related with non-tumor type of CMT. The children with a suspected diagnosis of CMT showed a significantly higher detection rate of DDH than the normal subjects (χ 2 =321.889, PDDH is closely related with CMT. Early simultaneous screening of DDH and CMT can help to improve the early diagnosis rate of CMT in children.

  12. Clicky hip alone is not a true risk factor for developmental dysplasia of the hip.

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    Nie, K; Rymaruk, S; Paton, R W

    2017-11-01

    A clicky hip is a common referral for clinical and sonographic screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). There is controversy regarding whether it represents a true risk factor for pathological DDH. Therefore a 20-year prospective, longitudinal, observational study was undertaken to assess the relationship between the presence of a neonatal clicky hip and pathological DDH. A total of 362 infants from 1997 to 2016 were referred with clicky hips to our 'one-stop' paediatric hip screening clinic. Hips were assessed clinically for instability and by ultrasound imaging using a simplified Graf/Harcke classification. Dislocated or dislocatable hips were classified as Graf Type IV hips. The mean age at presentation was 13.8 weeks (12.8 to 14.7). In all 351 out of 362 children (97.0%) had Graf Type I hips (normal) that required no treatment. Nine children (2.5%) had Graf Type II hips but all resolved to Graf Type I hips on follow-up scans. One child (0.3%) had Graf Type III hip dysplasia and one child (0.3%) had an irreducible hip dislocation. The two pathological hips were associated with unilateral limited hip abduction. Mean referrals increased from 12.9 to 23.3 each year (p = 0.002) from the first decade of the study to the second, driven by increasing primary care referrals (5.5 versus 16.7 per year, p hips required no treatment other than reassurance to parents. Clicky hips with a normal hip examination should be considered a variant of normal childhood and not a risk factor for DDH. However, an abnormal hip examination including unilateral limited hip abduction should prompt urgent further investigations. Cite this article: Bone Joint J 2017;99-B:1533-6. ©2017 The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery.

  13. Measurement considerations on examiner-dependent factors in the ultrasound assessment of developmental dysplasia of the hip.

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    Kolb, Alexander; Benca, Emir; Willegger, Madeleine; Puchner, Stephan E; Windhager, Reinhard; Chiari, Catharina

    2017-06-01

    The standardized sonographic hip screening according to Graf has increased reliability and comparability of measurements in the screening of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). However, examiner dependent factors have been discussed to influence sonographic measurements. The objectives of this study were to examine the tolerance of the transducer positioning and to analyse the impact of transducer inclinations on Graf's hip grading system. Twenty-four hips in consecutive newborns were screened sonographically in combination with an optoelectronic motion capture system to trace transducer positions in space. Subsequently five defined inclinations of the transducer relative to Graf's neutral transducer position were analysed, giving a total of 144 sonographic images. We found a permissible transducer inclination in the axial plane of 8.8° to anterior and 8.1° to posterior. In the frontal plane we found a permissible inclination of 15.4° to caudal and 7.2° to cranial. The impact on the α-angle was significant for posterior-cranial (p < 0.001), cranial (p = 0.009), and caudal (p < 0.001) inclined transducer positions. The effect on the results according to Graf's grading system was significant for the caudal inclination of the transducer position (p < 0.001). Our findings show that the standardized plane defined by Graf's criteria allows notable inclinations of the transducer positions. Transducer inclinations show an impact on measurement results, which are clinically relevant. Those effects cannot be ruled out using Graf's ultrasound criteria alone. The examiner should pay attention to avoid transducer inclinations in the frontal plane and a combination of posterior and cranial inclination.

  14. Angels and Demons: The Science Behind the Scenes

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    Graf, Norman

    2009-01-01

    Does antimatter really exist? How and why do scientists produce and use it? Does CERN exist and is there an underground complex deep beneath the Swiss/French border? Is truth stranger than fiction? Find out at the coming public lecture. On Tuesday, May 12, SLAC physicist Norman Graf will discuss the real science behind Angels and Demons, Dan Brown's blockbuster novel and the basis of an upcoming Tom Hanks movie. Graf's' talk is one in a series of public lectures across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to share the science of antimatter and the Large Hadron Collider, and the excitement of particle physics research.

  15. Synthesis and characterization of CVD graphene on copper: Towards the fabrication of synthetic graphene suspensions

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    Sempere Nomen, Bernat

    2017-01-01

    El grafè està composat per una capa de carboni de només un àtom de gruix, agrupats en una matriu hexagonal. Es pot entendre com una de les làmines que formen el grafit. Se l’ha anomenat el material meravellós del segle XXI degut a les seves excepcionals propietats i les aplicacions potencials que se’n desprenen. Actualment, es pot trobar dipositat sobre diferents substrats, principalment per “Chemical Vapour Deposition” (CVD), i partícules o suspensions formades per plaquetes de grafè obting...

  16. Inexact Subgraph Matching Applied to Symbol Spotting in Graphical Documents

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    Dutta, Anjan

    2014-01-01

    Existeix un ressorgiment en l'ús de mètodes estructurals per al problema de reconeixement i recuperació per contingut d'objectes en imatges. La teoria de grafs, en particular, la posada en correspondència de grafs (graph matching) juga un paper rellevant en aixó. En particular, la detecció d'un objecte (o una part) en una imatge es pot formular com un aparellament de subgrafs en termes de característiques estructurals. El matching de subgrafs és una tasca difícil. Especialment a causa de la p...

  17. Comparison of fabric analysis of snow samples by Computer-Integrated Polarization Microscopy and Automatic Ice Texture Analyzer

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    Leisinger, Sabine; Montagnat, Maurine; Heilbronner, Renée; Schneebeli, Martin

    2014-05-01

    Accurate knowledge of fabric anisotropy is crucial to understand the mechanical behavior of snow and firn, but is also important for understanding metamorphism. Computer-Integrated Polarization Microscopy (CIP) method used for the fabric analysis was developed by Heilbronner and Pauli in the early 1990ies and uses a slightly modified traditional polarization microscope for the fabric analysis. First developed for quartz, it can be applied to other uniaxial minerals. Up to now this method was mainly used in structural geology. However, it is also well suited for the fabric analysis of snow, firn and ice. The method is based on the analysis of first- order interference colors images by a slightly modified optical polarization microscope, a grayscale camera and a computer. The optical polarization microscope is featured with high quality objectives, a rotating table and two polarizers that can be introduced above and below the thin section, as well as a full wave plate. Additionally, two quarter-wave plates for circular polarization are needed. Otherwise it is also possible to create circular polarization from a set of crossed polarized images through image processing. A narrow band interference filter transmitting a wavelength between 660 and 700 nm is also required. Finally a monochrome digital camera is used to capture the input images. The idea is to record the change of interference colors while the thin section is being rotated once through 180°. The azimuth and inclination of the c-axis are defined by the color change. Recording the color change through a red filter produces a signal with a well-defined amplitude and phase angle. An advantage of this method lies in the simple conversion of an ordinary optical microscope to a fabric analyzer. The Automatic Ice Texture Analyzer (AITA) as the first fully functional instrument to measure c-axis orientation was developed by Wilson and other (2003). Most recent fabric analysis of snow and firn samples was carried

  18. Fluid elastic instability analysis of 1/6th experimental model of PFBR main vessel cooling circuit

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    Jalaldeen, S.; Ravi, R.; Chellapandi, P.; Bhoje, S.B.

    1993-01-01

    In reactor assembly of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), the main vessel (MV) temperature is kept below creep range i.e. less than 427 deg C by way of diverting a small fraction of core flow from the cold pool and sent through the passage between main vessel and an outer cylindrical baffle to cool the vessel. The sodium coning from this, is collected by another inner baffle and then returned to cold pool again. This system is termed as MV cooling circuit. The outer and inner baffles form feeding and restitution collectors respectively. The sodium from the feeding collector flows over the outer baffle and falls through a height of about 0.5 m before impacting on the free surface of sodium in the restitution collector. The fall of sodium may become a source of vibration of the baffles. Such vibrations have been already noted in case of SPX-I during its commissioning stage. For PFBR, the theoretical analysis was done to assess the fluid-elastic instability risks and stability charts were obtained. By this, it was concluded that the operating point (flow rate and fall height) lies within the stable zone. In order to confirm the above analysis results, a series of experiments were proposed. One preliminary experiment on 1/16 th model of MV cooling circuit has been completed. This model has also been analysed theoretically for the fluid- elastic instability, the theoretical analysis involves 2 stage computations. In the first stage, free vibration analysis with fluid structure interaction (FSI) effect for experimental model has been done using INCA (CASTEM 1985) code and all the mode shapes including sloshing are extracted. In the second stage the instability analysis is performed with the free vibration results from INCA. For the instability computations, a code WEIR has been written based on Aita's instability criteria [Aita.S. 1986

  19. Los signos del alfabeto griego

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    Calero-Secall, Ines Maria

    1994-01-01

    A través de este trabajo estudiamos cada una de las letras del alfabeto griego en lo que se refiere a su origen, nombres, valores, grafías y en cuanto a las confusiones fonéticas en las que incurrieron los griegos cuando la adopción del alfabeto semítico tuvo lugar.

  20. TropJrnal Vol 29 No 1 for PDF

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    Doubilet PM, Benson CB, Frates MC, Ginsburg E. Sonographically guided minimally invasive treatment of unusual ectopic pregnancies. J. Ultrasound Med2004; 23: 359 – 370. 22. Spitzer D, Steiner H, Graf A, Zajc M, Staudach A. Conservative treatment of cervical pregnancy by curettage and local prostaglandin injection.

  1. Official notice concerning public financing of multi-contractor research projects within the framework of government-sponsored research activities in the field of superconductors and low-temperature technology

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    1990-01-01

    Public funding is available for research activities taken over jointly by various contractors within a given research project, to be prepared, applied for, and carried out by contractors from industry, research institutes, and university institutes. The project sponsor is VDI-Technologiezentrum - Physikalische Technologien - Graf-Recke-Str. 84, 4000 Duesseldorf. (orig./HP) [de

  2. Influence of decelerating flow on incipient motion of a gravel-bed ...

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    2Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology,. Kharagpur 721 302. ∗ ... has applications to a wide variety of research problems, such as stable channel design, scouring of river-beds, etc. ... Song & Graf (1994) carried out research on the effect of uniform flow in open channels with movable gravel-bed.

  3. Self-Expanding, Tough Biodegradable Elastomers for Wound Stasis

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    2015-08-06

    Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine , North Graf- ton, MA) and maintained in a facility accredited by the Asso- ciated for the Assessment and...14) were allowed to acclimate for 2 d and exam- inedbya veterinarian toensure goodhealth. Foodwaswithheld the night before surgery but access to

  4. 75 FR 76026 - United States v. Graftech International Ltd., Et al.; Proposed Final Judgment and Competitive...

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    2010-12-07

    ... to its other customers. To ensure compliance with the MFN guarantee, GrafTech could demand to audit... and other inputs to form cylinders that are shot through with electricity and baked to produce... coke. There have been instances in which demand has exceeded available supply; artificial restrictions...

  5. Author Details

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    Book Review: Magic in the ancient world: revealing antiquity, F. Graf Details · Vol 23, No 1 (2003): - Articles Book Review: Religion als Phänomen, sozialwissenschaftliche, theologische und philosophische Erkundungen in der Lebenswelt, W.E. Failing, H-G. Heimbrock and T.A. Lotz (Eds.) Details · Vol 26, No 2 (2006): ...

  6. Hydraulics of free overfall in -shaped channels

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    R. Narasimhan (Krishtel eMaging) 1461 1996 Oct 15 13:05:22

    Shaarawi 1954; Delleur et al 1956; Diskin 1961; Smith 1962; Rajaratnam & Muralidhar. 1964, 1968, 1970; Clarke 1965; Markland 1965; Anderson 1967; Strelkoff & Moayeri 1970;. Bauer & Graf 1971; Ali & Sykes 1972; Chow & Han 1979; Hager 1983, 1999; Keller & Fong. 1989; Ferro 1992, 1999; Montes 1992; Marchi 1993; ...

  7. Quantifying the Impact of Physical Activity on Stress Tolerance in College Students

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    Bland, Helen W.; Melton, Bridget F.; Bigham, Lauren E.; Welle, Paul D.

    2014-01-01

    Problem: Stress experience by millennial college students can be crippling. While stress is a universal and unavoidable phenomenon for college students, the variance in ability to handle stress can be attributed to stress tolerance (Welle & Graf, 2011). Research is needed to identify effective tools that increase college students' ability to…

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    tree the coagulation gets delayed considerably. Here we have attempted to evaluate this hypocratic logic by immobilizing the components of the latex of fig tree (Graf 1978). Ficus elastica on nylon surface. 2. Experimental. Nylon (5 gº.) was dissolved in M-Cresol (BDH, Poole England) and the films were cast on glass slides ...

  9. Workforce Planning in the Intelligence Community: A Retrospective

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    2013-01-01

    segments of this work. We also wish to thank Dwayne M. Butler and Nelson Lim from RAND and Robert B. Murrett of the Syracuse University Department of Public...Taylor, Richard Eisenman, William Fedorochko, Clifford M. Graf II, Mark Hoyer, Paul Bracken, Norman T. O’Meara, Jerry M. Sollinger, Judith Larson

  10. The natural history of developmental dysplasia of the hip: sonographic findings in infants of 1-3 months of age

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    Roovers, E.A.; Boere-Boonekamp, Magdalena M.; Mostert, Adriaan K.; Castelein, René M.; Zielhuis, Gerhard A.; Kerkhoff, Antoon

    2005-01-01

    The natural history of sonographic developmental dysplasia of the hip was determined in a population-based study in which 5170 infants were screened by ultrasound using Graf's method. Of the normal hips at the age of 1 month, 99.6% were still normal at the age of 3 months. Of the immature type

  11. The natural history of developmental dysplasia of the hip: sonographic findings in infants of 1-3 months of age.

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    Roovers, E.A.; Boere-Boonekamp, M.M.; Mostert, A.K.; Castelein, R.M.; Zielhuis, G.A.; Kerkhoff, T.H.

    2005-01-01

    The natural history of sonographic developmental dysplasia of the hip was determined in a population-based study in which 5170 infants were screened by ultrasound using Graf's method. Of the normal hips at the age of 1 month, 99.6% were still normal at the age of 3 months. Of the immature type

  12. Approaching TERRA Firma: Genomic Functions of Telomeric Noncoding RNA.

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    Roake, Caitlin M; Artandi, Steven E

    2017-06-29

    Functions of the telomeric repeat-containing RNA (TERRA), the long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) transcribed from telomeres, have eluded researchers. In this issue of Cell, Graf el al. and Chu et al. uncover new regulatory roles for TERRA at the telomere and at distant genomic sites. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  13. The value of replicationg the data analysis of an empirical evaluation

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    The aim of this research was to determine whether the results of an empirical evaluation could be confirmed using a different evaluation method. In this investigation the Qualitative Weight and Sum method used by the researchers Graf and List to evaluate several free and open source e-learning software platforms, were ...

  14. Combinatorial Problems of Applied Discrete Mathematics.

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    1979-12-01

    Attenuated Spaces, Utilitas Mathematica, 15(1979) , 3—29. 6. Characterization of Projective Incidence Structures, Geometria Dedicata, 5 (1976), 361—376. 7...Pj rtia l geometries, generalized quadrang les and strong/v regular graf t/ us , • Att i dcl Convegno di Geometria Combinatoria e sue app

  15. Balti maailmaelamus : krahvide Aleksander, Eduard ja Hermann Keyserlingi kultuuriloolisest tähendusest / Lea Leppik

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    Leppik, Lea

    2008-01-01

    Rets. rmt.: Baltisches Welterlebnis. Die kulturgeschichtliche Bedeutung von Alexander, Eduard und Hermann Graf Keyserling. Beiträge eines internationalen Symposions in Tartu vom 19. bis 21. September 2003. Hrsg. v. Michael Schwidtal, Jaan Undusk unter Mitwirkung von Liina Lukas. Unisversitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg, 2007

  16. Advanced Transmission Components Investigation Program. Bearing and Seal Development.

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    1980-08-01

    were fabricated from consumable-electrode vacuum- melt M50 steel (AMS649) and the inner rings were made from a bar of consunable-electrode ,acuum-melt...diatmeter, hut 11one Were reCorded inl thIre O ’aIta 111 bearing. Prior to thle stat of testing, a destructive rntaC,1lngic.1 e\\arnirratrnr ol one bar ...bearings replaced the test bearings at failure and were also used to compare the life-imptovement factor to V .\\SCO-X2 steel. TESI RLSUIAS The fatigue

  17. Pikad varjud Taevase Rahu väljakul / Paul A. Goble

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    Goble, Paul Alan, 1949-

    2005-01-01

    Saksamaa ja Prantsusmaa tahtsid tühistada Hiina suhtes kehtestatud relvaembargo, kuid Suurbritannia, Taani, Rootsi ja Holland olid keelu tühistamise vastu. Autor meenutab eestlastele, et Lääne otsus sanktsioneerida Hiinat pärast sündmusi Taevase Rahu väljakul aitas kaasa ka Eesti taasiseseisvumisele, seepärast võiks ka Eesti toetada embargo jätkamist senikaua, kuni Hiina tunnistab tollaste sündmuste ajal demonstrantide kallal sooritatud kuritegusid ja alustab riigi demokratiseerimist

  18. Jõulujazz alustab heaga / Kai Ilustrumm

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    Ilustrumm, Kai

    2004-01-01

    Heategevuskontserdist "Aita alustada elu!" Kaarli kirikus 28. nov., Soome multiinstrumentalisti Sakari Kukko trio kontserdist 5. dets. Niguliste muuseum-kontserdisaalis, ameerika vokaalansambli M-Pact kontserdist 7. dets. Pärnu kontserdimajas, Raivo Tafenau-Meelis Vindi koosmusitseerimisest tšiili löökpillimängija Ricardo Padillaga 11. dets. Niguliste muuseum-kontserisaalis, Helin-Mari Arderi kontserdist "Sajab esimest lund" 15. dets. Niguliste muuseum-kontserisaalis, rootsi ansambli Bossa Electrica esinemiset 16. dets. Rock Café's, ansambli Eesti Keeled kontserdist "Vaiksel ööl" 17. dets. Tallinnas Sokos Hotell Virus

  19. Muusika : Hortus Musicus Moskvas. Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor Toulouse'is. Joaquín Rodrigo 100. Georg Ots kuuel plaadil. "Kiriku laulu- ja palveraamat" ئ 10. "Vikerraadio" heategevuskontsert. Artur Kapi ühingu esimees on Andres Uibo / Vello Mäeots

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    Mäeots, Vello, 1940-2015

    2001-01-01

    20. XI esines Hortus Musicus Moskvas Eesti saatkonnas. Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor kandis 15.XI Toulouse'is koos Toulouse'i Rahvusliku Linnaorkestriga ette Jean Sibeliuse "Kullervo". 22.XI tähistatakse hispaania helilooja Joaquín Rodrigo 100. sünniaastapäeva. Estonia teatri Valges saalis esitleti kogumik-CD-d "Georg Ots ئ Anthology". "Kiriku laulu- ja palveraamat" sai 30.XI 10. aastaseks. 3.XII toimub Tallinnas Kaarli kirikus "Vikerraadio" heategevuskontsert "Aita alustada elu". 26.X asutati Suure-Jaanis Rahvusvaheline Artur Kapi Ühing, mille esimeheks valiti organist Andres Uibo

  20. Short outlines of books by Estonian authors : [annotations] / Rutt Hinrikus, Janika Kronberg

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    Hinrikus, Rutt, 1946-

    1997-01-01

    Vint, Toomas. Kojamehe naine; Mihkelson, Ene. Surma sünnipäev; Vint, Toomas. Naisepiinaja õnnenatukene; Kross, Jaan. Mesmeri ring; Vetemaa, Enn. Väegade noobel kooljas...; Berg, Maimu. Ma armastasin venelast; Kivi, Aita. Jumalakäpp; Berg, Maimu. Mina, moeajakirjanik; Kivastik, Mart. Palun õnnelikuks; Kivisildnik, Sven. Nagu härjale punane kärbseseen; Varblane, Hannes. Vihkamiseta; Ehin, Andres. Rummu Jüri mälestused; Tode, Emil (Õnnepalu, Tõnu). Mõõt; Raudam, Toomas. Tarzani seiklused Tallinnas; Ehlvest, Jüri. Ikka veel Bagdadis; Ehlvest, Jüri. Krutsiaania

  1. Angels and Demons: The Science Behind the Scenes

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    Graf, Norman

    2009-05-12

    Does antimatter really exist? How and why do scientists produce and use it? Does CERN exist and is there an underground complex deep beneath the Swiss/French border? Is truth stranger than fiction? Find out at the coming public lecture. On Tuesday, May 12, SLAC physicist Norman Graf will discuss the real science behind Angels & Demons, Dan Brown's blockbuster novel and the basis of an upcoming Tom Hanks movie. Graf's' talk is one in a series of public lectures across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to share the science of antimatter and the Large Hadron Collider, and the excitement of particle physics research.

  2. The Operation of Autonomous Mobile Robot Assistants in the Environment of Care Facilities Adopting a User-Centered Development Design

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    Diego Compagna; Stefan Derpmann; Kathrin Mauz

    2009-01-01

    The participation of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA (Stuttgart, Germany) and the companies User Interface Design GmbH (Ludwigsburg, Germany) plus MLR System GmbH (Ludwigsburg, Germany) enabled the research and findings presented in this paper; we would like to namely mention Birgit Graf and Theo Jacobs (Fraunhofer IPA) furthermore Peter Klein and Christiane Hartmann (User Interface Design GmbH). The successful development of autonomous mobile robo...

  3. Hydrazides and hydrazones as versatile Michael-Donors for iminium-catalyzed conjugate addition reactions

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    Fernández Chento, Maitane

    2014-01-01

    396 : il., graf. In the work compiled in this thesis is presented a series of strategies that have been studied and have lead to the asymmetric synthesis of useful building blocks in high yields and stereochemical control. These are reliant on the use of chiral secondary amines as the element that induces stereocontrol, where the activation of the substrate is based on the formation of an iminium ion intermediate within the catalytic cycle. In this sense, it has been demonstrated that, und...

  4. Framing a Strategic Approach for Joint Officer Management

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    2005-01-01

    Enforcement Training Security Administration Center " DHS-U.S. Coast Guard J DHS-U.S. Secret Service 03 DHS-Other " Central Intelligence Agency J Other...DHS-Transportation Management Agency Enforcement Training Security Administration Center Ll DHS-U.S. Coast Guard U DHS-U.S. Secret Service Ll DHS-Other...Corporation, MR-622-JS, 1996. Schank, John F., Harry J. Thie, Jennifer Kawata, Margaret C. Harrell, Clif - ford M. Graf II, and Paul Steinberg, Who Is

  5. The Bundeswehr in the 21st Century - Between Prussia’s Glory and Design

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    2011-05-19

    financed the publication of the map on recommendation from Alexander von Humboldt . Kessel, Moltke, 185. 52 Kessel, Moltke, 210-224. 53 Kessel, Moltke...examination is General Gerhard von Scharnhorst who became the intellectual head of a group of military reformers that reorganized the Prussian Army...Helmuth Graf von Moltke (the Elder) who experienced selection, education, and training in the according to Scharnhorst’s proposals reformed

  6. [Red lip defects. Reconstructive techniques and indications].

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    Simon, E; Stricker, M; Duroure, F

    2002-10-01

    The attractive color of the red lip must be the object of very meticulous reconstruction in their form and pigmentation. This can be done only by using the buccal mucosa. The graf is less indicated. There are multiple local flaps that have been proposed using the same lip, the jugal mucosa and the tongue. The authors will show the principal procedures found in the literature.

  7. USSR Report, Chemistry

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    1985-03-14

    LESOKHIMICHESKAYA PROMYSHLENNOST’, No 7, Oct-Nov 84) 146 Design of Fermenters With High Rate of Mass Exchange CV, P. Graf-Tlo, A. M. Kuznetsov...anthranylic acid arylamides with p-oxybenzoic, salicylic, veratric and cinnamic aldehydes and vanillin yields 2,3- disubstltuted l,2,3,4...to be dispensed into the tank trailers. [98-12172] TJDC 630*863.1.002.5 DESIGN OF FERMENTERS WITH HIGH RATE OF MASS EXCHANGE Moscow GIDROLIZNAYA I

  8. Sub-Saharan Africa Report Tables of Contents JPRS-SSA-86-068, 1 July 1986- JPRS-SSA-86-095, 15 September 1986

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    1987-02-21

    4 Minister Meets Brazilian President 4 Minister Addresses Rally 5 BOTSWANA CHAD First Iraqi Ambassador Presents Credentials (Gaborone Domestic...Shortage in Cabinda, Road Repair Described (JORNAL DE ANGOLA, 1 May 86) 9 Brazilian Technicians Arrive To Discuss Gove Dam Project (JORNAL DE ANGOLA...Aug 86) 77 Millenarian Theology Seen Inflaming Black, White Radicalism (Andreas Graf Razumovsky; FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE, 14 Jun 86). 80 Local

  9. Acute A4 Pulley Reconstruction with a First Extensor Compartment Onlay Graft

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    Jakubietz, Michael G.; Meffert, Rainer H.; Schmidt, Karsten; Gruenert, Joerg G.; Jakubietz, Rafael G.

    2018-01-01

    Background: The integrity of the flexor tendon pulley apparatus is crucial for unimpaired function of the digits. Although secondary reconstruction is an established procedure in multi-pulley injuries, acute reconstruction of isolated, closed pulley ruptures is a rare occurrence. There are 3 factors influencing the functional outcome of a reconstruction: gapping distance between tendon and bone (E-space), bulkiness of the reconstruction, and stability. As direct repair is rarely done, graf...

  10. Environmental Mycobiome Modifiers of Inflammation and Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis

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    2016-09-01

    and biological triggers have been proposed, no definitive etiologic agents have yet been identified. Metagenomic analysis of non-human...acid and lipid metabolism signature evident in healthy controls, and a small number of inflammatory patients (Figure 5D), suggest multiple intrinsic...2/4) Siapka, et al. 2007 [39] U1 SNRNPA, SPRNP70 SSc Co-occurrence with SS-A/SS-B, PAH, overlap syndrome - + (2/4) + (1/2) + (0/1) Graf, et al

  11. How Far Have We Come in the Field of Nerve Regeneration After Trigeminal Nerve Injury?

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    Rosén, Annika; Tardast, Arezo; Shi, Tie-Jun

    2016-01-01

    Patients suffering from nerve injury with sensory disturbances or orofacial pain have greatly reduced quality of life, and it is a big cost for the society. Abnormal sensations caused by trigeminal nerve injury often become chronic, severely debilitating, and extremely difficult to treat. In general, non-invasive treatment such as drug treatment has been insufficient, and there are currently few available effective treatments. Surgical interventions such as end-to-end connection or nerve graf...

  12. Grounds Conservation Management Plan (1982-1991), Fish and Wildlife Management Plan (1982-1991), Forest Resource Management Plan (1979-1988).

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    1985-06-01

    cover. Serveral plants nave the necessary character- istics needed to do the above. Memorial or Max Graf Rose, Pyracantha (Firethorn), " "" Cotoneaster...Japanese honeysuckle, high- bush blueberry , Virginia creeper, and panic grasses. 5. Hardwood Forests--The hardwood foresz type is considered the climax... blueberry , partridge berry, and ground pine. 6. Coastal Areas--Much of NSWC boarders on the Potomac River and Machodoc *... Creek. These shoreline areas

  13. Vestibular and Oculomotor Physiology: International Meeting of the Barany Society. Volume 374. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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    1981-11-06

    1977. Vestibular and optokinetic symbiosis : an example of explaining by modelling. Dev. Neurosci. 1: 49-58. 4. ALLUM, J. H. J., W. GRAF, I. DICHGANS...was described by Rubens .6 The rotating field frequency of the Maryland instrument was 976 Hz. The orthogonality of the sinusoidal currents at this...translations of ± 24 cm, as expected from Rubens ’ analysis. The Maryland instrument is digital, and both magnetic field control and phase-detecting

  14. Civil-Military Relations in the French Fourth Republic during the First Indochina War

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    2015-05-21

    by restoring their colonial empire, particularly their “ crown jewel” of Indochina.1 French forces in Indochina experienced considerable success...New York, NY: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1994), 47. France consolidated their colonial crown jewel of Indochina in the late 1800s into the five...12 Despite this weakness, each group and de Gaulle’s provisional government hoped to rebuild a unified country and recover dignity for France. Their

  15. Commercialization of New Carbon Fiber Materials Based on Sustainable Resources for Energy Applications

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    Eberle, Cliff [ORNL; Webb, Daniel C [ORNL; Albers, Tracy [GrafTech International; Chen, Chong [GrafTech International

    2013-03-01

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and GrafTech International have collaborated to develop and demonstrate the performance of high temperature thermal insulation prototypes made from lignin-based carbon fibers. This project will potentially lead to the first commercial application of lignin-based carbon fibers (LBCF). The goal of the commercial application is to replace expensive, Chinese-sourced isotropic pitch carbon fibers with lower cost carbon fibers made from a domestically sourced, bio-derived (renewable) feedstock. LBCF can help recapture jobs that were previously exported to China while resolving a supply chain vulnerability and reducing the production cost for GrafTech s high temperature thermal insulation. The performance of the LBCF prototypes was measured and found to be comparable to that of the current commercial product. During production of the insulation prototypes, ORNL and GrafTech demonstrated lignin compounding/pelletization, fiber production, heat treatment, and compositing at scales far surpassing those previously demonstrated in LBCF R&D or production. A plan was developed for the commercialization of LBCF thermal insulation, with key milestones including qualification of multiple scalable lignin sources in 2013, tons-scale production and field testing by customers in 2014, and product launch as soon thereafter as production capabilities can be constructed and commissioned.

  16. Els drets fonamentals en l’ús i abús de les xarxes socials a Itàlia: aspectes penals. Part 1

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    Lorenzo Picotti

    2013-06-01

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    Aquesta anàlisi dels comportaments il·lícits en l’ús i l’abús de les xarxes socials se centra, en primer lloc, en els delictes que aquestes conductes poden configurar (epígrafs 3 a 6 –alguns dels quals són s’han introduït recentment, com el ciberassetjament a menors (child grooming–, en els quals els usuaris de les xarxes poden ser tant autors com víctimes de les violacions dels drets fonamentals que aquestes conductes afecten (epígraf 2. En segon lloc, es tracta de la qüestió de la possible responsabilitat penal dels gestors de les xarxes socials –que es poden reconduir a la categoria general dels proveïdors de serveis d’internet– que assumeixen un paper cada vegada més incisiu i protagonista en l’evolució del sistema i, per tant, també en les estratègies de prevenció i control de les activitats il·lícites a la xarxa (epígraf 7. Els principals aspectes crítics sorgits d’aquesta investigació suggereixen algunes indicacions inicials per a adequar el dret penal que regula aquesta matèria a les necessitats que presenta.

     

  17. Results of ultrasound screening of the hips in newborns and infants

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    Džoleva-Tolevska Roza

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this study is to analyze the results of ultrasound screening of the hips in newborns and infants and to establish the importance of ultrasonography in early diagnosis and treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hips (DDH. Material and Methods: In 2010, at the Clinic for orthopedic surgery in Skopje, 6333 newborns and infants were examined. They were classified in 2 groups: first group consisted of patients with normal ultrasound findings and second group consisted of patients with DDH on ultrasound finding. Patients underwent clinical examination and ultrasonography of the hips. Results: We examined 6333 newborns and infants up to 6 months of age. 3213 were female and 3120 were male. In the first group there were 5932 (93.67% patients with normal ultrasound of the hip-Graf Type 1. In the second group there were 401 (6.33% patients with DDH on ultrasound. The patients of the second group were divided in 3 types according to Graf method. Graf Type 2-Patients with dysplasia 378 (5.97% subdivided in 2a- 260 (4.11% patients, 2b 85 (1.34% patients and 2c 33 (0.52% patients. Graf Type 3 - Patients with subluxation of the hip 9 (0.1%, subdivided in 3a 3 (0.05% patients and 3b 3 (0.5% patients. Graf Type 4 -Patients with luxation of the hip 17 (0.27% patients. 124 patients (30.5% with DDH had an associated risk factors (65 patients with positive family history, 48 patients with breech delivery and 11 patients with clubfoot deformity. 387 patients with dysplasia and subluxation of the hips were treated with abduction brace and Pavlik harness. 17 patients with luxation of the hips were treated with exercises and overhead traction of the muscles, close reduction of the hip placed in spica cast or open reduction. Conclusion: Ultrasound screening of hips in newborns and infants is important for early diagnosis of DDH. This is necessary for adequate treatments. If this disease is not treated properly it gives long term morbidity such as gait

  18. Self-excited oscillation due to the fluid discharge over a flexible weir, 1

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    Hisano, Katsumi; Kaneko, Shigehiko

    1989-01-01

    The excitation mechanism of a self-excited oscillation due to the fluid discharge over a flexible weir was investigated both theoretically and experimentally. A new type of hydroelastic instability was discovered during test operations of the Super-Phenix LMFBR reactor in France. According to the recent report by Aita, this phenomenon includes two types of instability modes: one is sloshing mode which means the oscillation of a weir associated with coupled sloshing modes of both feeding and restitution fluid collectors; the other is a hydroelastic mode which means the oscillation of a weir associated with fluid-shell modes. In this report, the excitation mechanism of a sloshing mode is discussed by calculating the excitation energy brought by discharge to the fluid-structure system. The theoretical results for the range of sloshing mode instability almost agreed with the experimental data. (author)

  19. Self-excited oscillation due to the fluid discharge over a flexible weir, 2

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    Hisano, Katsumi; Kaneko, Shigehiko

    1990-01-01

    The excitation mechanism of a self-excited oscillation due to the fluid discharge over a flexible weir was investigated both theoretically and experimentally. A new type of hydroelastic instability was discovered during test operations of the Super-Phenix LMFBR reactor in France. According to a recent report by Aita, this phenomenon includes two types of instability modes: one is the sloshing mode which means the oscillation of a weir associated with coupled sloshing modes of both feeding and restitution fluid collectors; the other is a hydroelastic mode which means the oscillation of a weir associated with fluid-shell modes. In this report, the excitation mechanism of a hydroelastic mode is discussed by calculating the excitation energy brought by discharge to the fluid-structure system. The theoretical results for the range of hydroelastic mode instability virtually agreed with the experimental data. (author)

  20. Masonry structures between mechanics and architecture

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    Pedemonte, Orietta; Williams, Kim

    2015-01-01

    This book provides an overview of state of the art research in the mechanics of masonry structures. It continues the series Between Mechanics and Architecture, initially launched in 1995 from the collaboration of several renowned scholars, including Edoardo Benvenuto and Patricia Radelet-de Grave.   The contributions in this volume represent the main approaches to the complex topic of masonry structures. In addition to historical studies, the mechanical behavior of masonry arches and structures is studied using different approaches (structural analysis, limit analysis, elastic analysis, plasticity, mathematical approaches, etc.), at times difficult to reconcile, at others intertwined and complementary.   Readers will have the opportunity to compare different theoretical lines of inquiry and thus explore new horizons of research.   Contributions by: Danila Aita Andrea Bacigalupo Riccardo Barsotti Stefano Bennati Antonio Brencich Mario Como Salvatore D’Agostino Luigi Gambarotta Jacques Heyman Santiago Huer...

  1. Short outlines of books by Estonian authors / Janika Kronberg, Rutt Hinrikus

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    Kronberg, Janika, 1963-

    2008-01-01

    Arvustus: Afanasjev, Vahur. Kosmos. Tallinn : Jutulind, 2008 ; Hvostov, Andrei. Võõrad lood. Tallinn : Tänapäev, 2008 ; Lauli, Olle. Niguliste õpilased. Tallinn : Verb, 2007 ; Rooste, Jürgen. Tavaline eesti idioot. Pärnu : Ji, 2008 ; Talvet, Jüri. Silmad peksavad une seinu. Tartu : Ilmamaa, 2008 ; Beekman, Aimée. Proovielu. Tallinn : Varrak, 2008 ; Kivi, Aita. Lähedal. Tallinn : Ajakirjade Kirjastus, 2008 ; Beekman, Vladimir. Alles see oli. Tallinn : Tänapäev, 2008 ; Viiding, Elo. Püha Maama. Tallinn : Tuum, 2008 ; Nõu, Helga. Peaaegu geenius ehk Schrödingeri kassi otsimas. Tallinn : Atlex, 2008 ; Unt, Lii. Parim näitleja linnas. Varanasi päevaraamat. Tallinn : Eesti Ekspressi Kirjastus, 2007 ; Sild, Ivar. Tantsiv linn. Tallinn : Tuum, 2007

  2. Luuleaasta 1994 : parlamendi koosseis on selgunud / Barbi Pilvre

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    Pilvre, Barbi, 1963-

    1995-01-01

    Rannit, Aleksis. Nii näen sind ikka; Kangur, Kalju. Sõna sees olek; Traat, Mats. Koidu kätes; Rimmel, Rudolf. Setu netu; Suislepp, Harald. Köögertali kojutulek; Piir, Enno. Sunnitöölise Mekka; Üllaste, Leenart. Lind tormis; Hirv, Indrek. Taskuraamat (taskutähekerjus); Mirtem, Valev [Luhaäär, Ingvar]. Maithunad Eestis; Mirtem, Valev [Luhaäär, Ingvar]. Armuühtepühad; Mirtem, Valev [Luhaäär, Ingvar]. Tulevaas; Kurvits, Lembit. Matle laul; Lillemets, Enn. Olemise valge koer ehk Ingli kolju; Jessod, Mats [Jakobson, Mati]. Jah, luuletused; Jessod, Mats [Jakobson, Mati]. Ohjad Oti mäel; Jessod, Mats [Jakobson, Mati]. Poeetilisi prohmakaid; Ivar, Ivo. Riimiskid; Kilokalor, Kalle. Öösel näeb halvemini kui päeval; Trubetsky, Tõnu. Anarhia; Laanvee, Ervin. Jaa. Mina olen; Kuningas, Marko J. ...jääb USK, LOOTUS, ARMASTUS; Ruben, Arne. Ajakirjanik; Ollinovski, Jim [Ollino, Ott]. Luuletused; Toomik, Tõnu. 27 luuletust; Tosin, Ants. Õnnetähestik; Krüger, Urmas. Ka nii võib...; Kärner, Siim. Usseaid; Sikk, Heino. Võrokõstõlõ: poeem; Kollin, Viktor. Kodutunne; Alo, Ülo [Võsar, Ülo Alo]. Ööbikuvalgus; Sepp, Vello. Vigased pärlid; Palo, Wilhelm. Tuule-luuled; Soomets, Triin. Randmes unejanu; Soomets, Triin. Janu masinas; Ränik, Valeria. Ajast väljas; Kivi, Aita. Kalender-päevik Aita Kivi luuletustega; Maagemust, Maarika. Kaaludes kaldaid; Hiiussaar, Ann. Valgete uste taga; Kolkkanen, Imbi. Mina ja maailm; Mets, Neeme. Kesalill; Kolesnitshenko, Kaidi-Ly. Kaks silma; Kahro, Anne. Nälkjast!; Kabe, Aino. Tuulema mõtteriim. Raatma, Salme. Laululatern; Osila, Virve. Lootuse luiged; Isak, Asta. Valguse ja varjude vahel; Õunapuu, Meeli. Mööda teid ja radu

  3. Això és la Guerra i Gerda Taro. El compromís narratiu de la fotografia mplicada del segle XX: retrospectiva de dos fotoperiodistes de la Guerra Civil espanyola al MNAC

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    Bellati, Ilaria

    2010-01-01

    L’exposició es divideix en sis espais on les imatges de Robert Capa mostren importants i decisius escenaris de guerra de la primera meitat de segle. En l’etapa compresa entre el 1930 i el 1945 el fotògraf va viatjar a Espanya per donar cobertura al començament de la Guerra Civil, va anar a la Xina per retratar la Segona Guerra Sinojaponesa i finalment va tornar a Espanya per presenciar el final de la Guerra Civil espanyola a Catalunya. L’any 1944 assistí a les operacions del desembarcament de...

  4. Next Generation Bipolar Plates for Automotive PEM Fuel Cells

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    Adrianowycz, Orest; Norley, Julian; Stuart, David J; Flaherty, David; Wayne, Ryan; ; Williams, Warren; Tietze, Roger; Nguyen, Yen-Loan H; Zawodzinski, Tom; Pietrasz, Patrick

    2010-04-15

    The results of a successful U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) funded two-year $2.9 MM program lead by GrafTech International Inc. (GrafTech) are reported and summarized. The program goal was to develop the next generation of high temperature proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell bipolar plates for use in transportation fuel cell applications operating at temperatures up to 120 °C. The bipolar plate composite developed during the program is based on GrafTech’s GRAFCELL resin impregnated flexible graphite technology and makes use of a high temperature Huntsman Advanced Materials resin system which extends the upper use temperature of the composite to the DoE target. High temperature performance of the new composite is achieved with the added benefit of improvements in strength, modulus, and dimensional stability over the incumbent resin systems. Other physical properties, including thermal and electrical conductivity of the new composite are identical to or not adversely affected by the new resin system. Using the new bipolar plate composite system, machined plates were fabricated and tested in high temperature single-cell fuel cells operating at 120 °C for over 1100 hours by Case Western Reserve University. Final verification of performance was done on embossed full-size plates which were fabricated and glued into bipolar plates by GrafTech. Stack testing was done on a 10-cell full-sized stack under a simulated drive cycle protocol by Ballard Power Systems. Freeze-thaw performance was conducted by Ballard on a separate 5-cell stack and shown to be within specification. A third stack was assembled and shipped to Argonne National Laboratory for independent performance verification. Manufacturing cost estimate for the production of the new bipolar plate composite at current and high volume production scenarios was performed by Directed Technologies Inc. (DTI). The production cost estimates were consistent with previous DoE cost estimates performed by DTI for the

  5. Evaluation of the recombination in somatic cells induced by radiation in different stages of Drosophila larval development

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    Cruces, M.P.; Morales R, P.

    1997-01-01

    The mitotic recombination can happen spontaneously and its frequency is very low, however the recombination rate of a cell can be increased by the exposure to agents which cause damage to DNA. This type of agents are knew commonly as recombinogens. The ionizing radiation and a numerous chemical agents can be mentioned (Vogel, 1992). The objective of this work is to determine if the mutation/recombination rate induced by gamma rays varies with the development stage. In order to realize this investigation it was used the mutation and somatic recombination test of Drosophila wing (Graf and col. 1984). The mwh/ mwh and flr 3 /TM3, Ser stocks were used. (Author)

  6. Gestión de los fondos de pensiones en los planes de pensiones de la modalidad empleo: el caso español

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    Ahumada Carazo, Rosa María

    2012-01-01

    XIII, 579 p. : graf., diagr. + 1 anexo documental El trabajo que presentamos aborda el análisis económico-financiero de los planes y fondos de pensiones en España. Tras un estudio promenorizado de las características de estas instituciones en España, reflexionamos sobre los aspectos comunes y diferenciales de la gestión de los fondos de inversión mobiliarios y los fondos de pensiones, en función de la modalidad de plan de pensiones. Teniendo en cuenta las necesidades de los...

  7. Optimized Deposition of Graphene Oxide Langmuir-Blodgett Thin Films

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    Dravniece A.

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Vienslāņa grafēns ir inovatīvs gaismas caurlaidīgs materiāls, kam piemīt augsta elektrības un siltumvadītspēja, līdz ar to, tradicionālos elektrodus aizstājot ar grafēna monoslāni, tiktu paaugstināta optoelektrisko ierīču efektivitāte. Pētījumā grafēna oksīda (GO iegūšanai izmantota modificēta Hammera (Hummer metode un parauga liofilizācija, lai atbrīvotos no ūdens. Grafēna oksīda plānās kārtiņas uzklāšanai izvēlēta Lengmīra - Blodžetas (Langmuir - Blodgett metode, kurai piedāvāts jauns paņēmiens GO monoslāņa iegūšanai uz gaisa/ūdens robežvirsmas. Pretēji iepriekš LB tehnoloģijā izmantotām GO suspensijām ūdenī parādīts, ka kā suspensijas un uznešanas šķīdinātājs var tikt izmantots benzols vai benzola/metanola maisījums. Lai samazinātu GO lokšņu skaitu Lengmīra kārtiņā, veikta GO slāņu papildus eksfoliēšana uznešanas šķīdinātājā, paraugu sonējot un centrifugējot. Novērota substrāta virsmas apstrādes ietekme - stikla substrāta hidrofilizēšana un ozonēšana uzlabo plānās kārtiņas uznešanas iznākumu, savukārt ar ITO (indium tin oxide pārklāta stikla substrāta ozonēšana ir nepieciešama, lai varētu veikt uznešanu. Iegūtās GO suspensijas un plānās kārtiņas raksturotas ar skenējošo elektronu mikroskopiju

  8. Imagen fotográfica y representación

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    López Muñoz, Armando

    2015-01-01

    La intención con la que me he acercado al tema de la fotografía es reflexionar sobre la irrupción y proliferación de la invención fotográfica, y las nuevas formas de representar, concebir, conceptualizar e identificarse, que conlleva; así como la alteración de algunos discursos y su repercusión en nuestras estrategias cognitivas, comunicativas, políticas y sociales. Para el desarrollo del presente trabajo utilicé principalmente obras escritas por fiósofos, sociologos, historiadores y fotógraf...

  9. El plano de una ciudad desigual. La distribución espacial de la riqueza en la ciudad de Buenos Aires en 1839

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    Tomás Guzmán

    2012-01-01

    Este trabajo analiza la distribución de los activos económicos, como bie - nes raíces o giro comercial, entre las zonas de la ciudad de Buenos Aires en 1839. Los registros del impuesto de Contribución Directa de aquel año constituyen la fuente documental principal en tanto ofrecen una precisa instantánea de la riqueza urbana y de sus propietarios. La carto - grafía y las herramientas de análisis espacial son útiles para observar los patrones de la distribución. Se estudian en especial la prop...

  10. TORSIÓN SECUNDARIA DEL OMENTO MAYOR: UNA CAUSA POCO FRECUENTE DE DOLOR EN HERNIA INGUINAL COMPLICADA

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    Dinu,Laura; Ibáñez M,David; Bernal L,Celia; González G,Jorge

    2014-01-01

    Introducción: La torsión del omento mayor en el interior de un orificio herniario es una entidad muy infrecuente como complicación de una hernia. Caso clínico: Presentamos el caso de un paciente varón de 43 años que acude a Urgencias por cuadro de dolor en fosa ilíaca derecha (FID). El estudio mediante tomo-grafía computarizada muestra un patrón "en remolino" en la grasa mesentérica que se introduce en el orificio inguinal derecho, sugerente de hernia complicada secundaria a torsión de omento...

  11. From Relational Interfaces to Assume-Guarantee Contracts

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    5] A. Benveniste, B. Caillaud, A. Ferrari, L. Mangeruca, R. Passerone , and C. Sofronis, “Multiple viewpoint contract-based specification and design...in FMCO, 2008. [6] A. Benveniste, B. Caillaud, D. Nickovic, R. Passerone , J.-B. Raclet, P. Reinkemeier et al., “Contracts for System Design,” INRIA...contracts in component-based design,” in FASE, 2012, pp. 43–58. [8] S. Quinton, S. Graf, and R. Passerone , “Contract-based reasoning for component systems

  12. Prevalencia del síndrome metabólico en una población de niños obesos en el País Vasco, su relación con la resistencia a la insulina, las adipoquinas y grhelina

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    Aguayo Calcena, Aníbal

    2012-01-01

    274 p. : graf. Introducción: El síndrome metabólico es un conjunto de alteraciones antropométricas, clínicas y bioquímicas que predisponen al desarrollo de la enfermedad cardiovascular arterioesclerótica y a la diabetes mellitus tipo 2 a lo largo de la vida. En la asociación entre la obesidad y el síndrome metabólico, la resistencia a la insulina es clave porque constituye el sustrato fisiopatológico sobre el cual se desarrolla el síndrome. Igualmente las adipoquinas y citoquinas pueden i...

  13. Irradiated cocoa tested in the wing spot assay in Drosophila melanogaster

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    Zimmering, S.; Olvera, O.; Cruces, M.P.; Pimentel, E.; Arceo, C.; Rosa, M.E. de la; Guzman, J.

    1992-01-01

    The result of treatment of Drosophila melanogaster with irradiated cocoa as scored in the somatic wing spot test is described. The test has been used previously in the evaluation of irradiated food and has registrated a significantly greater number of positives among chemicals tested than germ line counterparts. Irradiated cocoa has thus far been reported negative in other mutagenicity assays including those employing salmonella and Drosophila germ cells and mammalian cells. The wing spot test as described in Graf et al. was employed. Females of the genotype mwh were mated with flr 3 /TM3; Ser males. (author). 9 refs.; 1 tab

  14. Análisis de la estabilidad global del talud izquierdo del cuenco amortiguador de la presa Mazar

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    Lojano López, Janneth del Carmen

    2010-01-01

    Los problemas relacionados a la inestabilidad de las laderas naturales en la zona del proyecto Paute Mazar, han afectado por igual al material suelto como a la roca descomprimida y/ó alterada del macizo rocoso. El macizo del talud izquierdo del cuenco disipador está constituido por una intercalación de diversas rocas metamórficas, tales como filitas, esquistos cuarcíticos, micáceos, cloríticos, grafíticos y sericíticos, que junto a la descompresión, discontinuidades, nivel piezométrico y a...

  15. Microscopia de Varredura por Sonda em Materiais Carbonosos.

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    Rodrigo QueirÃs de Almeida

    2013-01-01

    O grafeno à definido como uma estrutura cristalina bidimensional, formada por uma rede hexagonal de Ãtomos de carbono, e devido Ãs suas propriedades eletrÃnicas e estruturais, existe um enorme interesse em investigar as propriedades fÃsicas de materiais originados da modificaÃÃo quÃmica do grafeno. AlÃm disso, o grafeno à a base para todos os alÃtropos de carbono com estrutura grafÃtica (hibridizaÃÃo sp2), podendo ser envolvido de forma esfÃrica, formando os fulerenos (0D), enrolado em uma es...

  16. Políticas públicas para una gestión sostenible de los residuos municipales. Un análisis aplicado al municipio de Vitoria-Gasteiz

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    Artaraz Miñón, Miren

    2011-01-01

    417 p. : graf. La generación de residuos sólidos municipales ha sufrido en las últimas décadas un incremento continuado, pero la política de gestión de residuos actual es inadecuada teniendo en cuenta la sostenibilidad medioambiental, ya que la práctica más habitual y extendida es el vertido. El objetivo principal de la investigación es poner de relieve las características e instrumentos en la gestión de residuos municipales que inciden en la disminución de la cantidad de residuos depo...

  17. A business plan for SylvaDB

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    Suárez Sánchez de León, Juan Luis

    2014-01-01

    Pla de negoci i descripció de producte per SylvaDB, un sistema de gestió de base de dades orientada a grafs desenvolupada al CulturePlex Lab, al Canadà. Plan de negocio y descripción de producto para SylvaDB, un sistema de gestión de base de datos orientada a grafos desarrollada en el CulturePlex Lab, en Canadá. A business plan and product description for SylvaDB, a graph database management system developed in the CulturePlex Lab, Canada.

  18. Changes in Espionage by Americans: 1947-2007

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    spying; they include Maria del Rosario Casas Ames, Virginia Baynes, Linda Hernandez, Geneva Jones, and Katrina Leung. Leung’s prosecution was dismissed...Hazen Civilian 85/04/00 94/02/21 V SOVIET UNION Ames Maria del Rosario Civilian 92/00/00 94/02/21 R SOVIET UNION Anderson Ryan Gilbert Army 04/01...GERMANY, SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA and 3 others Graf Ronald Dean Navy 89/00/00 89/03/03 V UNKNOWN Gregory Jeffrey Eugene Army 84/03/00 93/04/29 R

  19. Targeted Silver Nanoparticles for Dual-Energy Breast X-Ray Imaging

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    national Research Council (NIH Publication No. 86-23, Revised 1985). X For the protection of human subjects, the investigator(s) adhered to policies...silver dispersions by the polyol process,” Journal of material chemistry, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 573–577, 1996. [2] C. Graf, D. L. J. Vossen, A. Imhof...Zheng Y, Huang CZ, Xia Y. Synthesis of Ag Nanocubes 18 – 32 nm in Edge Length: The Effects of Polyol on Reduction Kinetics, Size Control, and

  20. Comparison of Clinical and Sonographic Prevalence of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

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    Behrooz Zandi

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH is one of the most widely discussed abnormalities in neonates. The advantages of sonographic examination are well known, but its main disadvantage is that it might lead to over diagnosis, which might cause over treatment. Variations in the incidence of developmental dysplasia of the hip are well known. During six months study since September 2006 all 1300 neonates (2600 hips were born in our hospital examined clinically and sonographically (587 hips in the first 48 hours of life. Sonography was performed according to Graf's method, which considers mild hip sonographic abnormalities as type II a. Type IIb Graf were considered pathologic. Sonography screening of 587 hips detected 36 instances of deviation from normal indicating a sonographic DDH incidence of 12.5%. However, only 8 neonates remained abnormal and required treatment, indicating a true DDH incidence of 6 per 1000 live birth. Risk of diagnosis clinically and sonographicaly were 2.5 and 4.5 percent respectively and was significant (P<0.00001, x2=1170. In order to avoid over diagnosis in first days examination, repeated clinical and sonographic examination is required.

  1. Hip sonography in the newborn

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    Riboni, G.; Serantoni, S.; De Simoni, M.; Bascape', P.; Facchini, R.; Pirovano, G.

    1991-01-01

    The authors report the data relative to 1507 cases studied with clinical and US examinations, in the neonatal period, in order to exclude hip dysplasia dislocation. US examination was carried out according to Graf's technique and the newborns were classified according to US hip type, to clinical examination and to possible risk factors. The patients were included in a protocol including orthopedic and US controls. Seventeen treated infants were considered as pathologic. Ten of them had IIc or D hips ar birth; the other 7, with IIa hips at birth, presented a X-ray pathologic hip after the 4th months of life. At about one year of age all infants could normally walk, excpet for one who was being treated with herness. No statistically significant differences were observed between the number of pathologic infants in the risk group (1.7%) and that in the no-risk group (0.8%). Clinical examination of the newborn has low sensitivity in detecting pathologic hips. On the basis of their results, thw authors belive US examination of the newborn to be a valuable screening method to diagnose hip dysplasia/dislocation. Moreover, Graf's morphologic method is the best one for US screening of the hip in the neonatal period

  2. Combats escènics

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    Pawel Rouba Billowicz

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    Full Text Available “Combats Escènics” és un treball que tracta sobre la interpretació artística de la violència d’artistes de l’espectacle per tal de divertir el públic i emetre un missatge humanista mitjançant una coreografia ritual. En aquest estudi es presenta una classificació del combat escènic des del doble vessant agonista/antagonista, es realitza un passeig històric de la representació artística del combat a través de les diferents etapes i de les diverses cultures, s’aborda la preparació escènica de l’actor i del coreògraf, i s’entreveuen les perspectives de futur d’aquesta modalitat artística. Estudi realitzat per Pawel Rouba Billewicz (Inowroclaw, Polònia, 1939 - Barcelona, 2007, director, coreògraf, actor, mestre d’armes, mestre del gest i de la pantomima i professor de l’INEF de Catalunya. Aquest article, editorialment inèdit, es publica postmortem per Apunts. Educació Física i Esports com a homenatge i reconeixement de l’autor per la seva extraordinària i polivalent aportació al camp de l’art i l’Activitat Física i l’Esport.

  3. Follicle development and FSH secretion pattern of Ongole crossbred cow with natural twin birth history

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    Aryogi

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available A research was done to obtain basic data about influence of natural twin birth history on reproduction of Ongole crossbred (PO cow, as a basic consideration in utilizing twin genetic potency to increase beef production. The research was done for three estrus cycles respectively, and consists of two activities. The first activity was done in Beef Cattle Research Station (BCReS at Grati sub-district, Pasuruan district – East Java, to observe number and development of follicle of ten cows with natural twin birth history (TP and ten cows with single birth history (SP. In this activit ultra sonography (USG equipment was used. The second activity was done in BCReS and in the Faculty of Veterinary Airlangga University at Surabaya, to observe concentration and profile of FSH using Bovine Blood Serum kit and IRMA method of five cows with TP and five PO cows with SP. Data obtained were analyzed using Chi-square test, t-test and descriptive presentation. Result shows that 23.33% of cows with TP produced two dominant (de Graf follicles in an estrus cycle and significantly (P < 0.01 higher FSH secretion concentration (1.26 – 3.13 times than that of cows with SP. It is concluded that PO cows with TP can produces more than one de Graf follicles in an estrus cycle and it has very high secretion concentration level of FSH.

  4. Por la conservación de "Capparidaceae" y no "Capparacae"

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    Dugand Armando

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    Full Text Available El Código de Montreal (1961, en su Apéndice II ("Nomina Familiarum Conservanda", manda que debe "conservarse" o "retenerse" el nombre Copparaceae para esta familia botánica, y por lo tanto rechazarse la tradicional denominación Capparidaceae de muy largo uso. No obstante, estoy de acuerdo con el razonamiento planteado hace dos años por Frank S. Crosswhite y Hugh H. Iltis1 en pro de la conservación de Capparidaceae. Entre las razones de peso, tanto filológicas como históricas y prácticas, que Crosswhite e Iltis aducen en favor de la grafía tradicional, merece destacarse la de que mal puede "conservarse" Capparaceae por cuanto ésta es una grafía nueva, que nació -por así decir- en la mencionada lista de "Nomina Familiarum Conservanda" del Código de Montreal hace apenas siete años; y por cierto sin que nadie la propusiera formalmente mediante publicación motivada, pues la única proposición al respecto anterior al Congreso2 se refiere a Capparidaceae.

  5. THERMAL INSULATION FROM LIGNIN-DERIVED CARBON FIBERS

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    Albers, Tracy [GrafTech International; Chen, Chong [GrafTech International; Eberle, Cliff [ORNL; Webb, Daniel C [ORNL

    2014-01-01

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and GrafTech International Holdings Inc. (GrafTech) have collaborated to develop and demonstrate the performance of high temperature thermal insulation prototypes made from lignin-based carbon fibers (LBCF). This was the first reported production of LBCF or resulting products at scale > 1 kg. The results will potentially lead to the first commercial application of LBCF. The goal of the commercial application is to replace expensive, foreign-sourced isotropic pitch carbon fibers with lower cost carbon fibers made from a domestically sourced, bio-derived (renewable) feedstock. LBCF can help resolve supply chain vulnerability and reduce the production cost for high temperature thermal insulation as well as create US jobs. The performance of the LBCF prototypes was measured and found to be comparable to that of the current commercial product. During production of the insulation prototypes, the project team demonstrated lignin compounding/pelletization, fiber production, heat treatment, and compositing at scales far surpassing those previously demonstrated in LBCF R&D or production.

  6. Gerhart Panning (1900-1944): a German forensic pathologist and his involvement in Nazi crimes during Second World War.

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    Preuss, Johanna; Madea, Burkhard

    2009-03-01

    Twenty years after the Second World War the public were made aware of War Crimes committed by the German forensic pathologist, Gerhart Panning (1900-1944). From 1942 till 1944, Panning was professor at the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Bonn. Panning died of tuberculosis on 22 March 1944. After the Second World War, Panning's widow tried to obtain denazification for her husband. There were no particularly serious doubts. In 1965, Konrad Graf von Moltke, the son of Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (1907-1944), presented to the court a private letter from his father to his mother. In this letter, written in 1941, Panning's experiments on Soviet prisoners are described. In the so-called Callsen trial in the court of Darmstadt from 1960 to 1968, the experiments were confirmed by witnesses. In 1941, Panning performed experiments in cooperation with the Sicherheitsstaffel (Nazi special police) in the Ukraine to prove that captured ammunition of the soviet infantry violated international law. For this purpose, different parts of the bodies of living Soviets were used as firing targets. He published the results of these experiments in a scientific journal without any evidence of the origin of these observations. In this article, Panning's life and crimes have been described.

  7. Webová aplikace pro návrh informačních dashboardů

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    Pastushenko, Olena

    2017-01-01

    Tato práce popisuje analýzu a návrh webové aplikace určené pro tvorbu informačních dashboardů. Nejdůležitějším úkolem je nejen vizualizovat data prostřednictvím grafů, ale také zvýšit použitelnost konečného produktu a umožnit programátorům rychle přidávat nové widgety. Vizualizační nástroje pro prezentaci dat jsou analyzovány jak z historického, tak i z moderního hlediska. Velká pozornost je věnována tomu, jak lidský mozek vnímá informace. Nástroje pro tvorbu grafů (zejména knihovny jazyka Ja...

  8. DEVELOPMENT OF CONTINUOUS SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESSES FOR COAL DERIVED CARBON PRODUCTS

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    Elliot B. Kennel; Philip L. Biedler; Chong Chen; Dady Dadyburjor; Liviu Magean; Peter G. Stansberry; Alfred H. Stiller; John W. Zondlo

    2005-06-23

    The purpose of this DOE-funded effort is to develop continuous processes for solvent extraction of coal for the production of carbon products. These carbon products include materials used in metals smelting, especially in the aluminum and steel industries, as well as porous carbon structural material referred to as ''carbon foam'' and carbon fibers. There are a number of parameters which are important for the production of acceptable cokes, including purity, structure, density, electrical resistivity, thermal conductivity etc. From the standpoint of a manufacturer of graphite electrodes such as GrafTech, one of the most important parameters is coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). Because GrafTech material is usually fully graphitized (i.e., heat treated at 3100 C), very high purity is automatically achieved. The degree of graphitization controls properties such as CTE, electrical resistivity, thermal conductivity, and density. Thus it is usually possible to correlate these properties using a single parameter. CTE has proven to be a useful index for the quality of coke. Pure graphite actually has a slightly negative coefficient of thermal expansion, whereas more disordered carbon has a positive coefficient.

  9. CLASE DE SUBGRAFURI STABILE ÎN ORIENTAREA TRANZITIVĂ A GRAFURILOR

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    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available În articol sunt analizate clasele de subgrafuri stabile, folosite la caracterizarea grafurilor tranzitiv orientabile şi la studierea proprietăţilor acestora. Subgrafurile stabile reprezintă un suport în construirea orientării tranzitive a unui graf, precum şi pentru determinarea numărului acestora. De asemenea, sunt prezentate condiţiile necesare şi suficiente pentru ca un graf să fie tranzitiv orientabil.CLASSES OF STABLE SUBGRAPHS IN TRANSITIVE ORIENTATION OF THE GRAPHIn the article there are analyzed the classes of the stable subgraphs, used for characterization of transitively orientable graphs and their properties. The subgraphs that we describe in this paper are a support for the constructions of the transitive orientation of the graph, as well as the formula for the number of transitive orientations in a graph. In addition, we present necessary and sufficient conditions for a graph to be transitively orientable.

  10. Microstructural of analysis by EBSD during deformation and annealing of ice Ih

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    Mainprice, D.; Hidas, K.; Tommasi, A.; Chauve, T.; Barou, F.; Montagnat, M.

    2015-12-01

    Static recrystallization and grain growth take place during high-temperature annealing following deformation at lower temperature, and they reorganize grain and subgrain boundaries to produce entirely new, strain-free grains. These processes influence the microstructure and mechanical behavior of the material by reducing the level of long-range internal stress field. The non-linear flow law of ice Ih makes it an ideal analogue to model rock deformation, thus analyses of recrystallized ice textures contribute to understanding mechanisms which control the nucleation and grain growth deep in the Earth's interior. Water ice microstructures allow for the study of grain-scale processes including nucleation, grain growth, recovery and recrystallization. On the other hand, these mechanisms directly influence the behavior of terrestrial ice systems (e.g., glaciers and ice sheets) in response to deformation. Therefore, their understanding may help us to improve climatic signal interpretation and predictions, that are mostly based on ice dynamics. However, at present there are no data by which recovery, and strain energy-driven grain boundary migration rates in ice can be estimated. Here we present the results of annealing experiments of pre-deformed polycrystalline water ice together with microstructural analyses by means of Automatic Ice Texture Analyzer (AITA) and high-resolution electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) crystal orientation maps. We performed constant load uniaxial compression creep experiments at -7°C on columnar samples, composed of mm-sized polycrystals, to attain 4% deformation and we applied post-deformational heat treatment at -5°C. We carried out a series of AITA and EBSD maps in representative time steps up to 25 hours of total annealing in order to study the microstructural evolution. In this contribution, we evaluate the stored energy distribution and the rate of grain boundary migration during post-dynamic and static recrystallization, that

  11. Capecitabine-induced cardiotoxicity: more evidence or clinical approaches to protect the patients' heart?

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    Full Text Available Caterina Fontanella,1 Marianna Aita,1 Marika Cinausero,1 Giuseppe Aprile,1 Maria Grazia Baldin,2 Veronica Dusi,3 Chiara Lestuzzi,4 Gianpiero Fasola,1 Fabio Puglisi1,5 1Department of Oncology, University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy; 2Department of Cardiology, Palmanova General Hospital, Palmanova, Italy; 3Department of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; 4Department of Cardiology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy; 5Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy Abstract: Fluoropyrimidines, such as capecitabine and 5-fluorouracil, may cause cardiac toxicity. In recent years, the incidence of this side effect has increased and it is expected to further rise due to the population aging and the disproportionate incidence of breast and gastrointestinal cancers in older individuals. The spectrum of cardiac manifestations includes different signs and symptoms and the diagnosis may be difficult. Here, we report the case of a 43-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer who was rechallenged with a capecitabine-based regimen after experiencing a cardiac adverse event during the first fluoropyrimidine exposure. This real-practice case serves as a springboard for discussion about the current evidence on differential diagnosis of capecitabine-related cardiac toxicity, its risk factors, and the underpinning mechanisms of early onset. Moreover, we discussed whether a rechallenge with fluoropyrimidines could be safe in patients who had experienced a previous cardiac adverse event. Keywords: risk factors, clinical manifestation, rechallenge

  12. ENSEÑANZA DE LA BIOLOGÍA BASADA EN MODELOS Y MODELIZACIÓN: UNA INTRODUCCIÓN

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    Alma Adrianna Gómez Galindo

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available En el campo de la educación en ciencias el enfoque de modelos y modelización ha adquirido importancia, especialmente en los últimos 15 años (ver por ejemplo Gilbert y Boulter, 2000 y Mattews, 2007, Clement, 2010. La importancia del tema se ha reflejado también en dos números monográficos dedicados a él en revistas de prestigio internacional: Science & Education del 2007, núm. 16, vols. 7 - 8 e International Journal of Science Education del 2010, núm. 22, vol. 9. En esta ocasión, realizamos una tercera revisión dedicándole un número monográfico de la revista Bio-grafía, escritos sobre la biología y su enseñanza.

  13. Entrevista a la Doctora Elsa Meinardi. (pág. 1-6)

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    Édgar Orlay Valbuena Ussa

    2009-01-01

    Entrevistador: Édgar Orlay Valbuena Ussa (Profesor Departamento de Biología de la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Colombia) y Director de la revista) Aprovechando la participación de la doctora Meinardi, el pasado mes de Octubre, en el IV Congreso Internacional de Formación de Profesores de Ciencias en Bogotá, Bio-Grafía tuvo la oportunidad de entrevistarla, abordando asuntos relativos a la Enseñanza de la Biología y más concretamente lo que atañe a la formación de profesores de Biología. La...

  14. Entrevista al Doctor Gustavo Caponi

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    Édgar Orlay Valbuena Ussa (Página 2-15); Diego Campos

    2009-01-01

    Para la Revista Bio-grafía. Escritos sobre la Biología y su enseñanza, resulta trascendental abordar la discusión sobre los aspectos filosóficos, históricos y epistemológicos de la Biología; no solamente por la importancia de ello en la consolidación y desarrollo de esta ciencia, sino además, y muy especialmente, por los aportes de este debate en la enseñanza de la Biología. Consecuentemente, aprovechamos la estancia del doctor Caponi en Bogotá (con motivo de su participación en el evento “Da...

  15. Cambios fonológicos en las hablas del mediodía peninsular

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    José María Chamorro Martínez

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available En la comunicación «Grafías y equivalencia fonética. A propósito de una demanda de un maestro de primeras letras lojeño» presentada en el V Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Lengua Española dimos a conocer el primer fenómeno documentado de duplicación consonántica: se trata de diccipulos 'discípulos' (1696, solución que, Antonio de Frías, maestro de primeras letras, deja reflejado en varias ocasiones en una solicitud dirigida al alcalde de la ciudad de Loja en la que pedía que pusiera fin al intrusismo existente en dicho oficio. Los casos registrados de diccipulos en el folio son buena prueba de que el fenómeno no era un hecho casual en esta tierra,…

  16. Evaluation of the recombination in somatic cells induced by radiation in different stages of Drosophila larval development; Evaluacion de la recombinacion en celulas somaticas inducida por radiacion en diferentes etapas del desarrollo larvario de Drosophila

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    Cruces, M.P.; Morales R, P. [Instituto nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, 11801 Mexico D.F. (Mexico)

    1997-07-01

    The mitotic recombination can happen spontaneously and its frequency is very low, however the recombination rate of a cell can be increased by the exposure to agents which cause damage to DNA. This type of agents are knew commonly as recombinogens. The ionizing radiation and a numerous chemical agents can be mentioned (Vogel, 1992). The objective of this work is to determine if the mutation/recombination rate induced by gamma rays varies with the development stage. In order to realize this investigation it was used the mutation and somatic recombination test of Drosophila wing (Graf and col. 1984). The mwh/ mwh and flr{sup 3}/TM3, Ser stocks were used. (Author)

  17. High Magnetic Field Properties of Ce2Rh3Ge5

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    Wartenbe, Mark

    2015-03-01

    The competition between localized and delocalized f electrons in heavy fermion materials produces a wide variety of interesting physical phenomena. Among these compounds is Ce2Rh3Ge5. This heavy-fermion system undergoes an antiferromagnetic transition below 4K and exhibits an angle dependent magnetic phase transition around 25 tesla. In addition, RF conductivity measurements in pulsed field (65T) have revealed quantum oscillations. Temperature dependence at fixed angle indicates relatively heavy effective masses of values ranging from around 3me on up to 10me. This indicates that the narrow f-electron density of states is partially hybridized close to the Fermi energy, but also places strict cryogenic constraints upon the measurement (3Helium temperatures are required). Fermi surface calculations have produced complex figures which lend validation to such rich behavior. Ryan Baumbach, Andrew Gallagher, Eric Bauer, Ross McDonald, Kuan-Wen Chen,David Graf.

  18. [The research on the surfacial modification of organic high-performance Kevlar fiber].

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    Zheng, Yu-ying; Fu, Ming-lian; Cai, Wei-long; Wang, Can-yao; Wang, Liang-en

    2004-04-01

    In the paper the authors tried to use chemical disposal to bring the activity mass onto the surface of Kevlar fiber with the purpose of surface graft modification. In the paper the authors used the FTIR spectra to discuss the graft of toluene-2, 4-diisocyanate onto Kevlar fiber. The authors studied and analysed the effect of hydrolytic time on the content of -O-H group of the production, and the effect of hydrolyzation and hexyl-lactam steadily disposing on the graft reaction. The result showed that the content of -O-H group increased after hydrolyzation, it's helpful for the graft reaction, and hexyl-lactam steadily disposing made the graf product more stable. Through the research the authors came to the conclusion that by bringing some activity masses onto the fiber surface the authors can improve the interface of fiber/resin effectively.

  19. Non-fusion surgery for degenerative spondylolisthesis using artificial ligament stabilization: surgical indication and clinical results.

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    Kanayama, Masahiro; Hashimoto, Tomoyuki; Shigenobu, Keiichi; Oha, Fumihiro; Ishida, Takashi; Yamane, Shigeru

    2005-03-01

    A retrospective study. To report midterm clinical and radiographic results of Graf artificial ligament stabilization in the treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis and to evaluate the role of this procedure and its surgical indications for surgical success. Nonfusion surgeries including artificial disc replacement and ligamentoplasty are increasingly gaining interest to avoid adverse effects of spinal fusion. Sixty-four consecutive patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis underwent artificial ligament stabilization. Surgical indication was symptomatic degenerative spondylolisthesis with adjacent segment pathologies (6.3%). One patient (1.6%) underwent consequent spinal arthrodesis at the ligamentoplasty level. Artificial ligament stabilization did not improve the vertebral slip but maintained lordosis and preserved segmental motion in 80% of patients. This procedure is an effective alternative to spinal arthrodesis in the treatment of symptomatic degenerative spondylolisthesis (Grade I) with minimal disc space narrowing and coronal facet tropism.

  20. De-monumentalización de la historia y la ficción en Lumpérica

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    2013-01-01

    Este ensayo postula un estudio de Lumpérica (1983) de Diamela Eltit como una manifestación artística posmoderna de crítica a la Historia a través de una restitución de todas las grafías públicas de protesta en una ciudad invadida por el miedo y el mutismo. Esa función crítica hacia todo tipo de totalitarismo recae en los desarrapados del lumperío, en una mujer de múltiples rostros, en modos subversivos de la escritura, en escenarios colectivos desmantelados por la vigilancia y el terror. La n...

  1. Treatment of Lignin Precursors to Improve their Suitability for Carbon Fibers: A Literature Review

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    Paul, Ryan [GrafTech International Holdings Inc.; Naskar, Amit [Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Gallego, Nidia [Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Dai, Xuliang [GrafTech International Holdings Inc.; Hausner, Andrew [GrafTech International Holdings Inc.

    2015-04-17

    Lignin has been investigated as a carbon fiber precursor since the 1960s. Although there have been a number of reports of successful lignin-based carbon fiber production at the lab scale, lignin-based carbon fibers are not currently commercially available. This review will highlight some of the known challenges, and also the reported methods for purifying and modifying lignin to improve it as a precursor. Lignin can come from different sources (e.g. hardwood, softwood, grasses) and extraction methods (e.g. organosolv, kraft), meaning that lignin can be found with a diversity of purity and structure. The implication of these conditions on lignin as carbon fiber precursor is not comprehensively known, especially as the lignin landscape is evolving. The work presented in this review will help guide the direction of a project between GrafTech and ORNL to develop lignin carbon fiber technology, as part of a cooperative agreement with the DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office.

  2. Pathways, Impacts, and Policies on Severe Aerosol Injections into the Atmosphere: 2011 Severe Atmospheric Aerosols Events Conference

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    Weil, Martin

    2012-09-01

    The 2011 severe atmospheric events conference, held on August 11-12, 2011, Hamburg, Germany, discussed climatic and environmental changes as a result of various kinds of huge injections of aerosols into the atmosphere and the possible consequences for the world population. Various sessions of the conference dealt with different aspects of large aerosol injections and severe atmospheric aerosol events along the geologic time scale. A presentation about radiative heating of aerosols as a self-lifting mechanism in the Australian forest fires discussed the question of how the impact of tropical volcanic eruptions depends on the eruption season. H.-F. Graf showed that cloud-resolving plume models are more suitable to predict the volcanic plume height and dispersion than one-dimensional models. G. Stenchikov pointed out that the absorbing smoke plumes in the upper troposphere can be partially mixed into the lower stratosphere because of the solar heating and lofting effect.

  3. Segmentace hipokampu v MRI datech

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    Kodym, Oldřich

    2015-01-01

    Práce se zabývá využitím grafových metod pro segmentaci málo kontrastních obrazových dat, konkrétně pro segmentaci hipokampu ze snímků magnetické rezonance. Nejprve je uvedena základní problematika a terminologie teorie grafů. Následně je popsána me toda minimálního řezu grafem včetně algoritmů schopných tento minimální řez nalézt. Následuje popis její implementace pro segmentaci 2D a 3D obrazových dat. Metoda byla testována na zkušebních datech a poté implemetována jako modul pro software 3D...

  4. [On natural history museums and their purpose. A lecture given by Leopold von Buch (1774-1853) in April 1838].

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    Kröger, Björn

    2011-12-01

    A manuscript of a lecture by the Prussian geologist Leopold von Buch given at the Berlin Society of the Friends of the Humanity was discovered at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin. The text is a raw version of a passionate plea for the formation of natural history collections as science places, with a partly biting humor. Based on until now unknown anecdotes about naturalists like Kaspar Maria Graf Sternberg (1761-1838) and Friedrich Wilhelm Hoeninghaus (1771-1854) Leopold von Buch argues with von Sternberg for the scientific value of natural history collections. The repeating references to the works of Goethe and an extensive addendum of various Dante translations into German are striking. The lecture manuscript complements our knowledge about the thinking of this important geologist, and provides new insights into the science policy of his time.

  5. The ethics of physicists in questions

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    Four CERN physicists, Peggie Rimmer, Ugo Amaldi, Alain Blondel, and Jean-Marie Le Goff, answered questions from 150 college students last Monday during a debate on the theme of the ethics of physics. Organized by CERN and the Department of public instruction of the Canton of Geneva, the meeting followed a reading by the students of the play Die Physiker, by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, which raises the problem of political exploitation of discoveries made during the second world war. The Minister of Education of the Canton de Genève, Mrs Martine Brunschwig-Graf, took part in the debate. The questions posed by students were not lacking in pertinence : Should a physicist reveal a discovery that is dangerous in his opinion ? Who are responsible, those who make the discoveries or those who use them ?

  6. Bodensee-Oberschwaben. Eine erfolgreiche Region fernab der Großstädte

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    Danielzyk, Rainer; Köhler, Stefan; Friedsmann, Philipp

    2017-09-01

    Bodensee-Oberschwaben is representative of a type of region that does not receive much attention in regional research. The region is located peripherally, away from the metropolises and urban agglomeration areas. Despite seemingly poor initial conditions, the region is economically very successful. A polycentric structure of many small and medium-sized towns characterize Bodensee-Oberschwaben as well as other attributes, which do not allow for classification into traditional categories such as rural or urban. Friedrichshafen, the largest city and the industrial core of the region, contributes significantly to its prosperity. The international high technology companies, which are located here, have their origins in the activities of Graf Zeppelin in the early 20th century. Regional universities and the strong network between actors both within the region as well as between Bodensee-Oberschwaben and the neighboring regions have also had a positive impact on region's development.

  7. [White walls for black holes: essay on graffiti psychopathology].

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    Catheline-Antipoff, N; Soulayrol, R

    1995-01-01

    Through a clinical case, the authors propose a psychological approach of tagging. The phenomenon that started in Harlem's black ghettos at the end of seventies and appeared in France less than ten years after, does not seem to be a simple sociological one, but seems to take place within the psychic economy of certain adolescents as an attempt to operate the necessary identity work to become an adult. Tagging as well as wandering can be considered adolescents' acting out behaviors and show the externalization of the psychic processes, thus proving a basic insecurity in their psychic space, invaded by anaclitic depression. Graffing, on the other hand, bears a resemblance to strolling in a psychopathologic approach, and already shows an attempt to become a person, and a quest of the Other.

  8. PERANCANGAN SISTEM PENJADWALAN PEMBELAJARAN MENGGUNAKAN GRAPH COLORING

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    Taufik Hidayatulloh

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Abstract - In learning scheduling problem often faced by schools in the new academic year. Sometimes collisions on the schedule was not found when the learning process has begun, so it is necessary to re-schedule on the schedule. And this resulted in the teaching and learning first weeks less to run well. Researchers previously have used various methods to solve the scheduling as Tabu search, Simulated Annealing, Network Flow, Graph Coloring. Graph Coloring (coloring of a graph is the simplest method and the experimental results indicate that the development of methods of scheduling Graph Coloring deliver results that meet an average of 93% across the specified constraints. At the time of split schedules that require extra energy at the start of learning did not experience a collision. With this system is expected to facilitate the allocation of space, teachers, lessons to avoid a collision. Keywords: Information Systems, Scheduling, graph coloring Abstraksi - Dalam masalah penjadwalan pembelajaran sering dihadapi sekolah pada tahun ajaran baru. Terkadang tabrakan pada jadwal itu baru ditemukan ketika proses belajar mengajar telah dimulai, sehingga perlu dilakukan penjadwalan ulang pada jadwal tersebut. Dan hal ini mengakibatkan kegiatan belajar mengajar pada minggu-minggu pertama kurang dapat berjalan dengan baik. Para peneliti sebelumnya telah menggunakan berbagai metode untuk memecahkan penjadwalan seperti Tabu search, Simulated Annealing, Network Flow, Graph Coloring. Graph Coloring (pewarnaan graf merupakan metode yang paling sederhana dan hasil percobaan menunjukkan bahwa pengembangan metode Graph Coloring memberikan hasil penjadwalan yang memenuhi rata-rata 93% seluruh constraints yang ditentukan. Pada saat membagi jadwal memerlukan energi ekstra agar pada saat di mulai pembelajaran tidak mengalami tabrakan. Dengan sistem ini diharapkan dapat mempermudah dalam mengalokasikan ruangan, guru, pelajaran agar tidak mengalami tabrakan. Kata

  9. Comparing results of clinical versus ultrasonographic examination in developmental dysplasia of hip

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    Hamidreza Arti

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: Developmental dysplasia of hip (DDH is one of the congenital anomalies in newborns that if not diagnosed and treated on time can lead to a severe disability. Although clinical examination is a very useful way for screening, but in some patients, a confirmatory diagnostic method such as ultrasonography is needed. The aim of the present study is to compare the sensitivity and specificity of clinical examination and ultrasonography in early detecting of DDH. Materials and Methods: A total of 5800 of newborns were examined by orthopedic surgeon as a screening method. The newborns with risk factors or suspicious on clinical examination were introduced to repeat clinical and ultrasonographic examination of hip. The results were collected and recorded by a check list and then the sensitivity and specificity of clinical examination were calculated. Results: Of 5701 newborns (11402 hips who were studied by two methods of clinical examination and ultrasonography (by Graf method, the overall incidence of DDH was 29 per 1000. Only 94 hips (13.5% of 694 disordered ones according to clinical examination were involved on ultrasonographic evaluation. A total of 240 hips of 334 (72% involved hips according to ultrasonography (Graf type IIb or more were diagnosed normal on clinical examination, considering ultrasonography as a gold standard method of evaluating DDH, the sensitivity and specificity of clinical examination were calculated 28.1% and 94.5%, respectively. Conclusion: According to the present study, ultrasonogeraphic examination has a high valuable in screening of DDH and the clinical examination done by an experienced orthopedic surgeon has an acceptable value in primary screening of DDH in developing countries for detecting of healthy neonates, but if the newborn has a risk factor or is suspicious on clinical examination, it will be necessary to get assistance from ultrasonography by an experienced sonographer.

  10. Targeted screening of hip dysplasia in newborns: experience at a district general hospital in Scotland

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    Rahul Tyagi

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available National Health Service Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS published a health technology scoping report in 2006 acknowledging that there are serious concerns within Scotland in relation to Developmental Dysplasia of Hip (DDH as there is no formal screening program in place and there are significant variations between NHS boards leading to confusion for staff and parents. NHS QIS identified need for audit work to improve hip screening in Scotland. The aim of this study is to review of current practice of selective screening for DDH. All newborns who had their first hip scan during one year period (2014 were included in this retrospective study and followed up until June 2015 to include any surgical intervention for dysplastic hip. Out of 428 babies (856 hip scans, abnormality was seen in 119 babies/147 hips (134 Graf 2a/2b, 10 hips were 2c and 3 hips were Graf grade 3. Average age when first scan was performed was 5 weeks (range 3 weeks to 22 weeks. Analysis of risk factors in 119 babies with abnormal scan was consistent with literature (83 breech, 12 family history, 12 HBW, 10 instability and 2 twins of breech. Twelve babies (16 hips required treatment and were successfully treated in Pavlik harness. There was one case of missed/late dislocation, which lived in outside catchment area for 3 years since birth. During this study period there was no case of avascular necrosis or femoral nerve palsy as a result of treatment. In our experience, selective hip screening by ultrasound scan is useful in avoiding overtreatment and minimizing late presentations.

  11. [Congenital dysplasia of the hip in children of immigrants from developing countries].

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    Azzoni, R; Sutti, G

    1997-10-01

    Aim of study was to ascertain the possible presence of congenital dysplasia of the hip in infants (CDH) in the population immigrated from countries where the problem is surely neglected from the local health service and estimate its incidence. Moreover to observe the impact of the CDH problem on the parents of these children, sometimes of scarce culture or rather of scarce comprehension of the language. Finally, to verify the answer of parents to the medical prescriptions and to the not simple therapeutic formality. From 1989 to 1996, the hip has been examined by Graf ultrasounds (US) method on a population of 181 infants born from developing countries' immigrants in Italy; 77 of them were Egyptians. Even if the density of the population studied was not very high, the results presented in this paper are innovative and differ from the literature on this matter. Among the 362 hips examined with US, only 5 hips were found to be pathologic (4 Egyptians and 1 Philippine; 2 type uD and 3 type IIC of Graf), and they were treated and recovered with a harm in about 3 months. This work underlines the necessity that all immigrated infants should be studied with US hip exams and that CDH in these people should not be under-evaluated: the very low occurrence of this pathology in developing countries is probably mainly due to scarsity of studies on this matter. This allows not only to avoid hip dislocation in these subjects, but also to the society to avoid the necessary cost of the subsequent treatment of well more serious diseases such as osteoarthritis of the hip on dysplastic basis, in subjects that likely will stay in our country definitely, becoming Italian citizens to all effects.

  12. Electromagnetic fields, such as those from mobile phones, alter regional cerebral blood flow and sleep and waking EEG.

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    Huber, R; Treyer, V; Borbély, A A; Schuderer, J; Gottselig, J M; Landolt, H-P; Werth, E; Berthold, T; Kuster, N; Buck, A; Achermann, P

    2002-12-01

    Usage of mobile phones is rapidly increasing, but there is limited data on the possible effects of electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure on brain physiology. We investigated the effect of EMF vs. sham control exposure on waking regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) and on waking and sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) in humans. In Experiment 1, positron emission tomography (PET) scans were taken after unilateral head exposure to 30-min pulse-modulated 900 MHz electromagnetic field (pm-EMF). In Experiment 2, night-time sleep was polysomnographically recorded after EMF exposure. Pulse-modulated EMF exposure increased relative rCBF in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex ipsilateral to exposure. Also, pm-EMF exposure enhanced EEG power in the alpha frequency range prior to sleep onset and in the spindle frequency range during stage 2 sleep. Exposure to EMF without pulse modulation did not enhance power in the waking or sleep EEG. We previously observed EMF effects on the sleep EEG (A. A. Borbély, R. Huber, T. Graf, B. Fuchs, E. Gallmann and P. Achermann. Neurosci. Lett., 1999, 275: 207-210; R. Huber, T. Graf, K. A. Cote, L. Wittmann, E. Gallmann, D. Matter, J. Schuderer, N. Kuster, A. A. Borbély, and P. Achermann. Neuroreport, 2000, 11: 3321-3325), but the basis for these effects was unknown. The present results show for the first time that (1) pm-EMF alters waking rCBF and (2) pulse modulation of EMF is necessary to induce waking and sleep EEG changes. Pulse-modulated EMF exposure may provide a new, non-invasive method for modifying brain function for experimental, diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

  13. Letramento no ensino fundamental de nove anos no Brasil: ações legais e pedagógicas previstas nos documentos oficiais

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    Jonathas de Paula Chaguri

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Letramento é um conceito que vem sendo amplamente abordado em estudos relacionados à leitura e à escrita. A necessidade de o letramento escolar propiciar aos sujeitos um domínio da língua materna que se estenda para além da própria escola é uma das principais questões presentes nas discussões realizadas em torno do tema no Brasil (SOARES, 2004, 2010a; TERZI, 1995; KLEIMAN, 1995; CERUTTI-RIZZATTI, 2009, 2012. O objetivo deste trabalho é possibilitar uma discussão a respeito da política de ampliação do ensino fundamental de nove anos e verificar as ações educacionais previstas em termos de leitura e escrita dentro desse novo cenário educacional. Assim, quanto aos aspectos teóricos e metodológicos, o trabalho pauta-se nos novos estudos do letramento (STREET, 1984, 2010; HEATH, 1983; BARTON; HAMILTON, 2000 e propõe uma análise de dados documentais a respeito da implantação do ensino fundamental de nove anos. Em termos de resultados, os dados evidenciam que a iniciativa de aumentar o tempo de escolaridade do aluno brasileiro é importante, mas que, infelizmente, ainda não se estabeleceu um caminho claro do que a escola deve fazer nesse ano a mais de escolaridade. Os documentos mencionam um trabalho efetivo com o letramento como prática social, mas não deixam claro que a alfabetização é uma parte mais ampla do processo de letramento e que a escola precisa abordar as relações fonêmico-grafêmica e grafêmico-fonêmica na alfabetização (CERUTTI-RIZZATTI, 2009 para garantir um efetivo trabalho do uso social da escrita. Além disso, evidencia-se nos documentos o pouco conhecimento a respeito da cultura escrita de nossos alunos.

  14. Deep formation waters of Western Europe, Russia and North America characterised by sodium, calcium, magnesium and chloride concentrations

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    Bozau, Elke; Hemme, Christina; Sattler, Carl-Diedrich; van Berk, Wolfgang

    2015-04-01

    Deep formation water can be classified according to depth, temperature, and salinity (e.g., Graf et al. 1966, Kharaka & Hanor 2007). Most of the deep formation waters contain dissolved solids in excess of sea water. The hydrogeochemical development of formation water has been discussed for a long time. It is widely accepted that deep aquifers are influenced by the meteoric cycle and geochemical processes within the crust (e.g., Hebig et al. 2012). Similar hydrogeochemical signatures are found in deep formation waters of all continents and can be explained by general geochemical processes within the deep reservoirs (e.g., Land 1995). Therefore, data of deep formation waters from Western Europe, Russia, and North America are collected and classified by the major water components. The data are used to identify important hydrogeochemical processes (e.g., halite dissolution and albitisation) leading to different compositions of formation water. Two significant water types are identified: Na-Cl water and Na-Ca-Cl water. Based on the collected hydrogeochemical data, development trends are stated for the formation waters, and albitisation is favoured as the main process for calcium enrichment. Furthermore, differences of formation water according to stratigraphical units are shown for deep reservoirs of the North German Basin and the North Sea. References: Graf, D.L., 1982. Chemical osmosis, reverse chemical osmosis, and the origin of subsurface brines. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 46, 1431-1448. Hebig, K.H., Ito, N., Scheytt, T., Marui, A., 2012. Review: Deep groundwater research with focus on Germany. Hydrogeology Journal 20, 227-243. Kharaka, Y.K., Hanor, J.S., 2007. Deep fluids in continents: I. Sedimentary Basins. Treatise on Geochemistry 5, 1-48. Land, L.S., 1995. The role of saline formation water in the crustal cycling. Aquatic Geochemistry 1, 137-145. Acknowledgements: The presented data are results of the collaborative research program "gebo" (Geothermal energy

  15. Assessment of total bed material equations on selected Malaysia rivers

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    Saleh, A.; Abustan, I.; Mohd Remy Rozainy, M. A. Z.; Sabtu, N.

    2017-10-01

    Assessment of total sediment load equations on selected Malaysia rivers was done based on 35 sediment loads and hydraulic data. Four rivers were selected to make this assessment which are Sungai Perak, Sungai Kemaman, Sungai Pergau and Sungai Kurau. These rivers can be divided into three categories based on the river width, with Sungai Perak (300-350m) and Sungai Kemaman (150-200m) can categorised as big rivers, meanwhile, Sungai Pergau (30-45m) and Sungai Kurau (10-11m) can categorised as medium and small river respectively. The total sediment load equations used in this assessment are Ackers-White, Brownlie, Engelund-Hansen, Graf, Molinas-Wu, Karim-Kennedy and Yang. This paper also tested the local total sediment load equations by Ariffin and Sinnakaudan et al. to evaluate capabilities of the equations on different rivers in Malaysia. The graphs of the calculated equations versus measured sediment transport rates were plotted to shows the accuracy of the tested equations.

  16. Nuevos hallazgos de arte parietal paleolítico en la Cueva de la Peña (Candamo, Asturias

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    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available : La cueva de La Peña (Candamo, Asturias contiene uno de los conjuntos de arte parietal paleolítico más significativos de la Cornisa Cantábrica. La cavidad fue descubierta en los albores del siglo XX, habiendo sufrido con posterioridad diversos procesos de alteración debido a su utilización como refugio durante la Guerra Civil o por su acondicionamiento para la explotación turística. Recientemente, ha sido declarada Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO y se ha retomado el estudio del arte parietal. Como resultado preliminar, se da a conocer el hallazgo de una serie de grafías parietales inéditas, tanto pintadas como grabadas, que se distribuyen por todos los sectores de la cavidad, ofreciendo así una nueva visión del conjunto parietal de la cavidad que enlaza con lo observado en otras cuevas del occidente de la Región cantábrica.

  17. Entrevista al Doctor Gustavo Caponi

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    Édgar Orlay Valbuena Ussa (Página 2-15

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available Para la Revista Bio-grafía. Escritos sobre la Biología y su enseñanza, resulta trascendental abordar la discusión sobre los aspectos filosóficos, históricos y epistemológicos de la Biología; no solamente por la importancia de ello en la consolidación y desarrollo de esta ciencia, sino además, y muy especialmente, por los aportes de este debate en la enseñanza de la Biología. Consecuentemente, aprovechamos la estancia del doctor Caponi en Bogotá (con motivo de su participación en el evento “Darwin 200 años” para realizar esta entrevista. Dada su amplia trayectoria investigativa y reconocimiento mundial en el campo de la Filosofía de la Biología, representa un honor contar con la participación del doctor Caponi en este número.

  18. Entrevista a la Doctora Elsa Meinardi. (pág. 1-6

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    Édgar Orlay Valbuena Ussa

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Entrevistador: Édgar Orlay Valbuena Ussa (Profesor Departamento de Biología de la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Colombia y Director de la revista Aprovechando la participación de la doctora Meinardi, el pasado mes de Octubre, en el IV Congreso Internacional de Formación de Profesores de Ciencias en Bogotá, Bio-Grafía tuvo la oportunidad de entrevistarla, abordando asuntos relativos a la Enseñanza de la Biología y más concretamente lo que atañe a la formación de profesores de Biología. La profesora Elsa es Licenciada en Ciencias Biológicas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires y doctora en Ciencias Biológicas de la misma universidad. Actualmente coordina el grupo de investigación Didáctica de la Biología de la Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales de la Universidad de Buenos Aires.

  19. Multinaturalismo y estéticas de alteridad

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    Full Text Available La propuesta de una estética de alteridad problematiza la concepción de representación y su historia. Los conceptos de mimesis, formación y figuración serán aquí removidos del lugar habitual que ocupan en la teoría estética y la práctica artística, buscando una etno-grafía y estética de alteridad que permita una aproximación y ahondamiento de una relación vital con la alteridad de la tierra. Tal relación se aborda desde las márgenes que permiten los conceptos de la antropología pos-estructural propuestos por Eduardo Viveiros de Castro,multinaturalismo y perspectivismo, referidos a experiencias chamánicas y del pensar amerindio, como trazo y rasgo de modos de ser diferentes, de “procesos de alteración diferencial”, que tendrán en algunas acciones artísticas su exposición y donación de sentido.

  20. Ecriture de l’espace, écriture de l’histoire : mondes ibériques XVIe–XIXe siècles. Introduction Escritura del espacio, escritura de la historia : mundos ibéricos, siglos XVI-XIX

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    Louise Bénat-Tachot

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    Full Text Available ¿Qué relaciones existen entre la percepción, la medida, y la representación de los espacios y la escritura de los hombres que en ellos se establecen ? ¿Según qué procesos y en qué medida la historia (social, événementielle, económica, cultural nace de la inscripción territorial, la construye, la moldea ? ¿Qué relaciones dialécticas se observan entre la historia y la geo-grafía ?De cómo los hombres o un grupo social perciben y ocupan un espacio depende la manera como lo transforman, lo atraviesan, lo recorren (lo que incluye los espacios marítimos y fluviales, lo abandonan o lo desplazan.Estos son los temas que nos proponemos analizar, que se relacionan tanto con la reflexión teórica como con el análisis geográfico-histórico de casos precisos. Los mundos ibéricos como campo de investigación suponen obviamente el que se tomen en cuenta espacios lejanos y conectados y se recurra a un amplio juego de escalas.

  1. El animal biográfico

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    Julieta Yelin

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    Full Text Available El presente artículo parte de una pregunta aparentemente impertinente: ¿por qué los animales no tienen biografía? La respuesta parece evidente: no participando del bíos, difícilmente podrían convocar la grafía; una vida sin palabras –sin historia, sin muerte, sin política– no solicitaría –ni ameritaría– un relato. ¿A quién podría interesarle la vida de un pollo industrial, criado bajo lámparas, hacinado, alimentado incesantemente, privado del sueño hasta el momento de ser desangrado por una máquina? ¿Es eso acaso una vida? ¿Y quién podría escribirla? Con todo, el interrogante suscita algunas reflexiones e ilumina aspectos de la narración biográfica que, analizados desde una perspectiva antropocéntrica, permanecen en la sombra; en primer lugar, el prejuicio de que bíos y zoé son zonas discernibles en el ser humano y, por tanto, en su relato biográfico. El trabajo apunta, así, a examinar la imposibilidad de la biografía animal con la intuición de que en ella se exhibe la callada insistencia de la zoografía humana.

  2. [Measurement on printed paper strips or on the ultrasound device with computer assistance - which technique is more accurate in paediatric hip ultrasound?].

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    Peterlein, C-D; Schüttler, K-F; Timmesfeld, N; Lakemeier, S; Görg, C; Fuchs-Winkelmann, S; Schofer, M

    2012-04-01

    Two different measurement techniques of ultrasonograms of the infant hip were evaluated with respect to reproducibility of the Graf classification and variation of α- and β-angles. In a cross-sectional, blinded study, the hips of 207 consecutive newborn babies (101 male; 106 female) were sonographically screened at an average of 2.64 days after birth. Each hip was measured twice by three investigators with different levels of experience - a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon, a senior surgeon and a trained medical student. A mobile ultrasound system (SONOLINE G60S®, Siemens, Erlangen, Germany), equipped with a 7.5 MHz linear transducer, was used. Both hip joints were measured twice by all three investigators. The measurement was performed 6-8 weeks later in a blinded manner. The sonograms were initially printed out on high-quality paper strips and measured by pencil, ruler and goniometer. Finally, each investigator evaluated the same sonograms computer-assisted, using the trackball and dashboard of the ultrasound system. Concerning intraobserver reliability, we observed a significant reduction of variation both for α- and β-angles in favour of the classic measurement on printed strips (p 0.05). This study demonstrated considerable advantages for the classic measurement of paediatric hip ultrasonograms with pencil and goniometer on printed paper strips compared to computer-aided measurement concerning variation of α- and β-angles. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.

  3. Prevalence of different hip sonographic types: A cross-sectional study

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    Adibi, Atoosa; Karami, Mahdi; Koohi, Kaveh; Shirahmad, Mehran

    2015-01-01

    Background: Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is an anatomical abnormality, which needs early detection and treatment. Ultrasound (US) is a sensitive method to study neonatal hip joint and detection of different types of sonographic hip. This study was aimed to determine relative frequency of different types of DDH ultrasonographically. Materials and Methods: Ultrasound examination was performed on 380 newborns to determine hip joint status according to the Graf ultrasound classification system for infant hips. In addition, hip joint status was compared based on the hip side, gender, and method of delivery. Results: In this study, we observed three sonographic types: Ia (74%), type Ib (20%), and IIa (6%). No significant difference was found in relative frequency of different types of DDH regarding the side of the hip (P = 0.18). Type IIa was found significantly more in the female newborns (P < 0.0001) and in newborns who were born by cesarean section (P < 0.0001). Conclusion: This study supports the role of US detection of different types of DDH; however, the frequency of pathologic types of hip sonography is 6%. PMID:25709988

  4. DDH Epidemiology Revisited: Do We Need New Strategies?

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    Vafaee, Amir R; Baghdadi, Taghi; Baghdadi, Azarakhsh; Jamnani, Reza Khalili

    2017-11-01

    Although the developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is well known to pediatric orthopedists, its etiology has still remained unknown and despite dedication of a vast majority of research, the results are still inadequate and confusing. The exact incidence of DDH and its relationship with known risk factors in Iran is still unknown. Here we represent the results of one year study on the incidence and related conditions of DDH. Sonography was performed on the hip joints of 1073 full term healthy newborns at Imam Khomeini Hospital from March 2013 to March 2014. The results were classified according to Graf's classification. Pathologic hips were cross checked by the known risk factors for DDH. A significant correlation was found between DDH and breech presentation ( P =0.000), torticollis ( P =0.004), metatarsus adductus ( P =0.024). The incidence of DDH is significantly high in the studied group of neonates, suggesting reevaluation of current approach to DDH. The screening protocols need to be improved with the help of trained pediatricians and other health professions.

  5. Low incidence of early developmental dysplasia of the hip in universal ultrasonographic screening of newborns: analysis and evaluation of risk factors.

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    Kolb, Alexander; Schweiger, Nina; Mailath-Pokorny, Mariella; Kaider, Alexandra; Hobusch, Gerhard; Chiari, Catharina; Windhager, Reinhard

    2016-01-01

    Different timing and approaches to screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) are used in the orthopaedic community. Thus ultrasonographic screening programs and reports based on clinical examinations produced differing incidence rates of DDH. Furthermore different risk factors and a change of incidence of DDH in the last decades were discussed. The purpose of this study was the evaluation of incidence and risk factors of the very early DDH in a modern cohort based on a universal ultrasound screening program. We analysed the results of the screening program performed at our institution: 5,356 consecutive hips of newborns were screened ultrasonographically and clinically according to the system published by R. Graf within the first two postnatal weeks [1]. A set of risk factors was analysed by univariate and multiple linear regression models. Sonographic signs of developmental dysplasia of the hip were found in 0.24 % of the newborns. A significant negative influence of the risk factors birth weight, family history of DDH and female gender on the α-angle was found. Early or pre-term delivery showed a protective potential for DDH. Our data show a very low incidence of DDH in the first two postnatal weeks. Despite the significance of the risk factors analysed, it has to be considered that these factors only showed low impact on the risk of early DDH. In conclusion we favour universal ultrasound screening for DDH at the age of six to eight weeks.

  6. Incidence and treatment of developmental hip dysplasia in Mongolia: a prospective cohort study.

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    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: In Mongolia, adequate early diagnosis and treatment of developmental hip dysplasia (DDH have been unavailable and its incidence was unknown. We determined the incidence of ultrasonographic DDH in newborns and established adequate procedures for diagnosis and treatment of DDH at the largest maternity hospital in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: During one year (Sept 2010 - Aug 2011 we assessed the hips newborns using ultrasound and Graf's classification of DDH. 8,356 newborns were screened; median age at screening was 1 day. We identified 14,873 Type 1 (89.0%, 1715 Type 2a (10.3%, 36 Type 2c (0.2%, 70 Type D (0.4%, 14 Type 3 (0.08%, and 4 Type 4 hips (0.02%. Children with Type 1 hips (normal were discharged. Children with Type 2a hips (physiologically immature received follow-up ultrasounds at monthly intervals. Children with Type 2c to 4 (DDH; deformed or misaligned hip joint hips were treated with a Tubingen hip flexion splint and also followed up. The hip abnormalities resolved to mature hips in all children who were followed up. There was no evidence for severe treatment related complications. CONCLUSION/SIGNIFICANCE: This study suggests that the incidence of DDH in Mongolian neonates is comparable to that in neonates in Europe. Early ultrasound-based assessment and splinting treatment of DDH led to mature hips in all children followed up. Procedures are feasible and will be continued.

  7. Validity and reliability of electroacoustic probe for diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip.

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    Padilla-Raygoza, Nicolas; Olvera-Villanueva, Georgina; Del Carmen Delgado-Sandoval, Silvia; Cordova-Fraga, Teodoro; Sosa-Aquino, Modesto Antonio; Beltran-Campos, Vicente

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    Sound transmission is used in the diagnosis of hip dysplasia since the end of the 80's. Aim of this study is to quantify the validity and reliability of electroacoustic probe for the diagnosis of hip dysplasia in neonates. Diagnostic study included neonates aged 4-28 days, whose parents signed an informed consent. The probe was used three times for comparative sound transmission and with extension/flexion; hip ultrasound was performed with Graf technique as gold standard. Kappa was determined for intraobserver and interobserver reliability; validity was calculated with sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values. 100 neonates were included. For the comparative sound transmission, 0.80 and 0.81 Kappa were obtained for the intraobserver and interobserver respectively; with extension/flexion, Kappa 0.98 and 0.95 were obtained for the intraobserver and interobserver respectively. With comparative sound transmission, 44.8%, 97.7%, 76.5% and 91.3% for sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, respectively; with extension/flexion test, the sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values: 82.8%, 99.4%, 96.0%, and 97.1%, respectively. The electroacoustic probe is moderate valid and reliable for the diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip. Open Science framework https://osf.io/kpf5s/?view_only=0a9682c6w1c842ad8e1d9a66e8dcf038.

  8. Visualization of a newborn's hip joint using 3D ultrasound and automatic image processing

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    Overhoff, Heinrich M.; Lazovic, Djordje; von Jan, Ute

    1999-05-01

    Graf's method is a successful procedure for the diagnostic screening of developmental dysplasia of the hip. In a defined 2-D ultrasound (US) scan, which virtually cuts the hip joint, landmarks are interactively identified to derive congruence indicators. As the indicators do not reflect the spatial joint structure, and the femoral head is not clearly visible in the US scan, here 3-D US is used to gain insight to the hip joint in its spatial form. Hip joints of newborns were free-hand scanned using a conventional ultrasound transducer and a localizer system fixed on the scanhead. To overcome examiner- dependent findings the landmarks were detected by automatic segmentation of the image volume. The landmark image volumes and an automatically determined virtual sphere approximating the femoral head were visualized color-coded on a computer screen. The visualization was found to be intuitive and to simplify the diagnostic substantially. By the visualization of the 3-D relations between acetabulum and femoral head the reliability of diagnostics is improved by finding the entire joint geometry.

  9. Os pais da psicanálise com crianças

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    Adela Stoppel de Gueller

    Full Text Available Durante meio século, a história da psicanálise com crianças guiou-se pelas linhas mestras estabelecidas no Colóquio sobre análise infantil, que em 1927 entronou Melanie Klein e Anna Freud como suas genuínas mães. Um dos efeitos que se produziram foi a psicanálise com crianças se haver consagrado como um campo de mulheres. Contudo, anteriores a essas mulheres, estão os que podemos considerar os pais da psicanálise com crianças — mas que não foram reconhecidos como tais. Entre eles, Karl Abraham, Carl Jung e Max Graf. O que se esconde nesse apagamento? Que efeitos isso teve na prática psicanalítica com crianças? O artigo levanta a hipótese de que a fantasia do pai sedutor dissuadiu os homens de se aventurarem nesse campo.

  10. Recent Progress in Producing Lignin-Based Carbon Fibers for Functional Applications

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    Paul, Ryan [GrafTech International Holdings Inc.; Burwell, Deanna [GrafTech International Holdings Inc.; Dai, Xuliang [GrafTech International Holdings Inc.; Naskar, Amit [Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Gallego, Nidia [Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Akato, Kokouvi [Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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    Lignin, a biopolymer, has been investigated as a renewable and low-cost carbon fiber precursor since the 1960s. Although successful lab-scale production of lignin-based carbon fibers has been reported, there are currently not any commercial producers. This paper will highlight some of the known challenges with converting lignin-based precursors into carbon fiber, and the reported methods for purifying and modifying lignin to improve it as a precursor. Several of the challenges with lignin are related to its diversity in chemical structure and purity, depending on its biomass source (e.g. hardwood, softwood, grasses) and extraction method (e.g. organosolv, kraft). In order to make progress in this field, GrafTech and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are collaborating to develop lignin-based carbon fiber technology and to demonstrate it in functional applications, as part of a cooperative agreement with the DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office. The progress made to date with producing lignin-based carbon fiber for functional applications, as well as developing and qualifying a supply chain and value proposition, are also highlighted.

  11. Radiometric on-line-determination of lead in lead-zinc ore processing

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    Lubecki, A.; Wiese, K.; Gralher, M.

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    By the example of Pb determination in PbS-ZnS flotation liquids the advancement of the radionuclide (Co-57) excited X-ray fluorescence assay technique Graf is reported. The technique of measurement, previously tested in analyzing baryte contained in the fluorsphar flotation liquid was adapted to the conditions prevailing in the PbS-ZnS flotation liquid by modification of theory, principle of measurement, and measuring technique. Testing on an industrial scale was performed in the flotation facility of Preussag AG Metall at Bad Grund, more particularly in the process streams of strategic importance such as ''total tailings'', ''Pb tailings'', and ''lotation feed''. Correspondence between the on-line analytical values and the comparable values from conventional operating analysis was fair. For 31 reference samples from ''total tailings'' and for 20 reference samples from ''Pb tailings'' the mean scattering was calculated to be approx. 0,04%, for 20 reference samples from ''flotation feed'' it amounted to 0,14% Pb. (orig./HP) [de

  12. The influence of lupin seed germination on the chemical composition and standardized ileal digestibility of protein and amino acids in pigs.

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    Chilomer, K; Kasprowicz-Potocka, M; Gulewicz, P; Frankiewicz, A

    2013-08-01

    The germination process can modify the chemical composition of nutrients in seeds, which can influence the digestibility and utilization of sprouts in animal diets compared to raw seeds. The aims of research were to provide controlled germination process of lupin seeds, monitor the changes in seed composition and determine the influence of the germination on the coefficients of standardized ileal digestibility (SID) of crude protein and amino acids in growing pigs, compared to raw lupin seeds. The seeds of two lupin species were used: yellow (RYL) (Lupinus luteus, cv. Lord) and blue (RBL) (Lupinus angustifolius, cv. Graf). Germination was provided in the dark at 24°C for 4 days. Nutritional and antinutritional compositions of raw and germinated seeds (GYL and GBL, respectively) were analysed. Digestibility study was performed on pigs with an average body weight of 25 kg, and the pigs were surgically fitted with a T-cannula in the distal ileum, with chromic oxide as an indicator. Seed germination increased the crude protein and fibre concentrations, but reduced the levels of the ether extract, nitrogen-free extracts and all amino acids in protein. The content of alkaloids and raffinose family oligosaccharides decreased in both lupin species. Germination had no positive impact (p>0.05) on the SID of crude protein and amino acids. Germination of lupin seeds negatively influenced the SID of lysine and methionine (pdigestibility of protein and amino acids. © 2012 Blackwell Verlag GmbH.

  13. 100 years of MTU; 100 Jahre MTU

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    Basshuysen, Richard van; Siebenpfeiffer, Wolfgang (eds.)

    2009-03-15

    The Luftfahrzeug-Motorenbau GmbH, the predecessor of MTU Friedrichshafen, was founded in March 1909. This was the age of pioneers like Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin and Wilhelm and Karl Maybach - names that will always be remembered. MTU could not have been founded without them, and these roots are something to be proud of. The technical developments of Karl Maybach were pioneering feats. MTU constructed the first supercompressor aircraft engine as well as the first fast turbocharged industrial diesel engine and the first industrial diesel engine with modern CR injection. MTU today is a leading producer of industrial diesel engines and complete propulsion systems for marine applications, industrial plants and decentral power generation. The new 1600 line was introduced in 2009; it widens the product range in the lower-capacity range of 270 to 730 kW and comprises the only engine in the market that was developed specially for off-highway applications. Since 2008, the label 'MTU Onsite Energy' stands for decentral power supply, where MTU is a leading producer of decentral power supply systems based on diesel engines, gas engines, and fuel cells. This special issue of MTZ presents a picture of milestones and future prospects. (orig.)

  14. Early diagnosis of development hip dysplasia. Experience with a selective ultrasound screening system

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    Esparza, J.; Gonzalez, A.; Mellado, M.; Cordero, J. L.; Garcia, S.; Elso, J.

    1999-01-01

    To determine the efficacy of a screening system for developmental hip dysplasia (DHD) involving ultrasound (US), for use in newborns with malformation or risk of DHD. Of the 6,513 infants born in our hospital over a two-year period, 461 (7,07%) were enrolled in the present study. All underwent an initial US study according to Graf's method at the age at the age of one month, with the exception of those infants who presented physical malformation, in whom it was performed within the first 5 days of life. A second study was carried out at the age of three months. Twenty-eight (4.3%) of the newborns included in the screening were diagnosed as having DHD. During the study period, a second group of 21 children (3.2 per thousand) who were nor enrolled in the screening program were diagnosed as having late-onset DHD. Of these 49 patients, 28 required braces and 4 underwent surgery; these 4 all belonged to the late-onset group (rate of treatment: 4,9 per thousand). When the present results were compared with those of a similar previous series, it was observed that the early detection program did not result in over treatment and that the number of cases of late-onset DHD, the severity of DHD and the aggressiveness of treatment had diminished. The systemic performance of a second US study of the age of three months proved to be ineffective. (Author) 19 refs

  15. The early diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip using ultrasonography. The importance of following up cases with physiological immaturity; Diagnostico precoz por ultrasonidos de la displasia de desarrollo de la cadera. Importancia del seguimiento de los casos con inmadurez fisiologia

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    Esparza, J.; Gonzalez, A.; Garcia, S.; Elso, J.; Cordero, J. L. [Hospital Vigen del Camino. Pamplona (Spain)

    1999-07-01

    To determine the efficiency of an early diagnosis programme using ultrasounds (US) of development dysplasia of the hip (DDH), using different criteria to delect patients according to the sex: universal to girls, but only including boys with a DDH risk factor (a physical pathological examination of new born babies, babies born feet first, family history and orthopaedic deformities). Of the 3,469 children born at our hospital during one specific year, 1,721 were included in the programme. US was carried out on all of them, following the Graf technique, when they were a month old, with the exception of the new born babies who were studied during their first week by means of a physical pathological examination. The babies who were diagnosed with physically immature hips in this first study using US; were followed up. Thirty-two babies born during the year suffered from DDH (a rate of 9.2 per thousand). Among them there was only 1 case of delayed DDH (that was not detected in the programme). Seven babies were diagnosed with DDH thanks to the follow up procedures carried out on babies with physically immature hips. Putting this programme for early diagnosis into practices has achieved the almost total disappearance of delayed DDH. When comparing the results with previous periods, where different early detection systems were used, the duration and the aggressiveness of the treatment has reduced considerably. Follow up procedures using US of physically immature hips is obligatory. (Author) 14 refs.

  16. Parent' s experiences and perceives at premature newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit

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    Full Text Available Text treats parent's experiences and perceives and the significant of their newborn premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit in the Ljubljana maternity hospital. Aim of health promotion, the significance of health education in health education counselling are presented. The purpose of this study was to introduction parent' s experiences and make an implementation in nursing practice. The advantage is represent by performing health education counselling for parents in intensive care unit permanently. Perceives of parents during living their newborn infant in neonatal intensive care unit are present on five concepts: perceive parents themselves, perceive their infant, perceive the staff and the intensive care setting and perceive their home setting. Results are showing statistic important differences between mothers and fathers at the time of deliver and at the time charging infant home. A questionare was used for collecting data. Process of development instrument is represent. Descriptive statistics and T-test was used for quantitative data analysed. Using method of internal consistent Chronbach alpha tested reliability of scales and mean differences in time are graf protrayed by 95% confident intervals. Results show statistical significant differences on all five concepts of parent's experiences. Methodological findings and reseaarch limitations are also present. Authoress positive evaluates the effect of health education counselling program and find out its positive effect on parent's critical thinking and contributes to quality assurance nursing.

  17. New records for the Kosovo caddisfly fauna with the description of a new species, Drusus dardanicus sp. nov. (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae).

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    Ibrahimi, Halil; Kučinić, Mladen; Vitecek, Simon; Waringer, Johann; Graf, Wolfram; Previšić, Ana; Bálint, Miklós; Keresztes, Lujza; Pauls, Steffen U

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    The Balkan Peninsula is one of the most important European hotspots of freshwater biodiversity. The region is, however, to a large extent insufficiently investigated. Here we present data on distribution of caddisflies in one particularly understudied area, the Republic of Kosovo. Our data include the first records of Adicella altandroconia Botosaneanu & Novak and Halesus tessellatus (Rambur) for the Kosovo caddisfly fauna, and a new locality for the recently described Ecclisopteryx keroveci Previšić, Graf, & Vitecek. Further, we describe the new caddisfly species Drusus dardanicus sp. nov. from the Kopaonik Mountains. The new species belongs to the D. discophorus Species Group and differs morphologically from its most similar congeners (D. discophorus Radovanović, D. balcanicus Kumanski, and D. bureschi Kumanski) mainly in exhibiting (1) subtrianglar superior appendages; (2) a narrow, dorsal spinate area of tergite VIII; and (3) evenly rounded tips of intermediate appendages in caudal view. In phylogenetic analysis, D. dardanicus sp. nov. is well delineated and recovered as a sister taxon to D. osogovicus Kumanski, a species recorded from Bulgaria. The recent discovery of a new species and other rare or microendemic species presents important contributions to the knowledge on the rich freshwater biodiversity in Kosovo. These species face increasing anthropogenic pressure and threats to their conservation.

  18. Inferring eye position from populations of lateral intraparietal neurons.

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    Graf, Arnulf Ba; Andersen, Richard A

    2014-05-20

    Understanding how the brain computes eye position is essential to unraveling high-level visual functions such as eye movement planning, coordinate transformations and stability of spatial awareness. The lateral intraparietal area (LIP) is essential for this process. However, despite decades of research, its contribution to the eye position signal remains controversial. LIP neurons have recently been reported to inaccurately represent eye position during a saccadic eye movement, and to be too slow to support a role in high-level visual functions. We addressed this issue by predicting eye position and saccade direction from the responses of populations of LIP neurons. We found that both signals were accurately predicted before, during and after a saccade. Also, the dynamics of these signals support their contribution to visual functions. These findings provide a principled understanding of the coding of information in populations of neurons within an important node of the cortical network for visual-motor behaviors.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.02813.001. Copyright © 2014, Graf and Andersen.

  19. Quantifying the predictive accuracy of time-to-event models in the presence of competing risks.

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    Schoop, Rotraut; Beyersmann, Jan; Schumacher, Martin; Binder, Harald

    2011-02-01

    Prognostic models for time-to-event data play a prominent role in therapy assignment, risk stratification and inter-hospital quality assurance. The assessment of their prognostic value is vital not only for responsible resource allocation, but also for their widespread acceptance. The additional presence of competing risks to the event of interest requires proper handling not only on the model building side, but also during assessment. Research into methods for the evaluation of the prognostic potential of models accounting for competing risks is still needed, as most proposed methods measure either their discrimination or calibration, but do not examine both simultaneously. We adapt the prediction error proposal of Graf et al. (Statistics in Medicine 1999, 18, 2529–2545) and Gerds and Schumacher (Biometrical Journal 2006, 48, 1029–1040) to handle models with competing risks, i.e. more than one possible event type, and introduce a consistent estimator. A simulation study investigating the behaviour of the estimator in small sample size situations and for different levels of censoring together with a real data application follows.

  20. Sobre los Acusativos con «ad» en el Itinerario de Antonio

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    José Manuel ROLDÁN HERVÁS

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available En el estudio que en la actualidad venimos realizando sobre la calzada de la Plata, en su extensión de Mérida a Astorga, y, en la parte relativa a sus "mansiones", nos ha llamado la atención la forma que el Itinerario de Antonino da para dos de ellas. Se trata de Ad Sórores y Ad Lippos. La primera está indudablemente situada en el terreno de Santiago de Bencáliz, cerca de las Casas de don Antonio, a 26 millas de Mérida; la segunda, en la provincia de Salamanca, en el pueblo de Valverde de Valdelacasa, a 144 millas de Mérida y 39 de Salamanca. Ambas presentan la grafía de su nombre en acusativo, precedido de la preposición "ad", en lugar de la normal denominación en acusativo o ablativo sin preposición. Llama la atención también el hecho de que sus nombres poseen una significación concreta y el que, fuera de aparecer citadas en el Itinerario y en el Ravennate, las fuentes latinas o griegas no hacen en absoluto referencia a ellas ni parece ser que constituyan núcleos urbanos de ascendencia indígena o de fundación romana, como es el caso de las restantes mansiones de la vía.

  1. Cuatro aproximaciones al Tractatus de Wittgenstein desde la literatura hispanoamericana

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    Pedro Gurrola

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Desde principios de los años cincuenta el Tractatus logico-philosophicus de Ludwig Wittgenstein aparece citado de manera recurrente en la literatura hispanoamericana. En este artículo, se realiza un estudio comparativo de las diferentes lecturas que cuatro autores hispanoamericanos han hecho del Tractatus. El estudio se efectúa a partir de cuatro obras en las que la presencia del Tractatus es explícita: el libro Poemas y antipoemas (1954 de Nicanor Parra, Rayuela (1963 de Julio Cortázar, El grafógrafo (1972 de Salvador Elizondo y Al margen de un tratado (1983 del poeta mexicano Eduardo Lizalde. Partiendo de la premisa de que en todos estos casos se trata de lecturas del Tractatus que se efectúan desde la literatura y no desde la filosofía, mostramos la particularidad de cada una de ellas y su inserción dentro de la problemática de cada uno de estos autores.

  2. Reliability of ultrasonographic measurements in suspected patients of developmental dysplasia of the hip and correlation with the acetabular index

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    Cem Copuroglu

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: Ultrasonography is accepted as a useful imaging modality in the early detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH. Early detection and early treatment of DDH prevents hip dislocation and related physical, social, economic, and psychological problems. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of ultrasonographic and roentgenographic measurements measured by seven different observers. Materials and Methods: The alpha angles of 66 hips in 33 patients were measured using the Graf method by seven different observers. Acetabular index degrees on plane roentgenograms were measured in order to assess the correlation between the ultrasonographic alpha angle and the radiographic acetabular index, which both show the bony acetabular depth, retrospectively. Results: The interclass correlation coefficient, measuring the interobserver reliability, was high and statistically significant for the ultrasonographic measurements. There was a negative correlation between the alpha angle and the acetabular index. Conclusions: Ultrasonography, when applied properly, is a reliable technique between different observers, in the diagnosis and follow up of DDH. When assessed concomitantly with the roentgenographic measurements, the results are reliable and statistically meaningful.

  3. Mechanics of hip dysplasia reductions in infants using the Pavlik harness: a physics-based computational model.

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    Ardila, Orlando J; Divo, Eduardo A; Moslehy, Faissal A; Rab, George T; Kassab, Alain J; Price, Charles T

    2013-05-31

    Biomechanical factors influencing the reduction of dislocated hips with the Pavlik harness in patients of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) were studied using a three-dimensional computer model simulating hip reduction dynamics in (1) subluxated and (2) fully dislocated hip joints. Five hip adductor muscles were identified as key mediators of DDH prognosis, and the non-dimensional force contribution of each in the direction necessary to achieve concentric hip reductions was determined. Results point to the adductor muscles as mediators of subluxated hip reductions, as their mechanical action is a function of the degree of hip dislocation. For subluxated hips in abduction and flexion, the Pectineus, Adductor Brevis, Adductor Longus, and proximal Adductor Magnus contribute positively to reduction, while the rest of the Adductor Magnus contributes negatively. In full dislocations all muscles contribute detrimentally to reduction, elucidating the need for traction to reduce Graf IV type dislocations. Reduction of dysplastic hips was found to occur in two distinct phases: (a) release phase and (b) reduction phase. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  4. TGFB1 is secreted through an unconventional pathway dependent on the autophagic machinery and cytoskeletal regulators.

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    Nüchel, Julian; Ghatak, Sushmita; Zuk, Alexandra V; Illerhaus, Anja; Mörgelin, Matthias; Schönborn, Katrin; Blumbach, Katrin; Wickström, Sara A; Krieg, Thomas; Sengle, Gerhard; Plomann, Markus; Eckes, Beate

    2018-03-11

    TGFB1 (transforming growth factor beta 1) is a potent cytokine playing a driving role in development, fibrosis and cancer. It is synthesized as prodomain-growth factor complex that requires tethering to LTBP (latent transforming growth factor beta binding protein) for efficient secretion into the extracellular space. Upon release, this large latent complex is sequestered by anchorage to extracellular matrix (ECM) networks, from which the mature growth factor needs to be activated in order to reach its receptors and initiate signaling. Here, we uncovered a novel intracellular secretion pathway by which the latent TGFB1 complex reaches the plasma membrane and is released from fibroblasts, the key effector cells during tissue repair, fibrosis and in the tumor stroma. We show that secretion of latent TGFB1, but not of other selected cytokines or of bulk cargo, is regulated by fibroblast-ECM communication through ILK (integrin linked kinase) that restricts RHOA activity by interacting with ARHGAP26/GRAF1. Latent TGFB1 interacts with GORASP2/GRASP55 and is detected inside MAP1LC3-positive autophagosomal intermediates that are secreted by a RAB8A-dependent pathway. Interestingly, TGFB1 secretion is fully abrogated in human and murine fibroblasts and macrophages that lack key components of the autophagic machinery. Our data demonstrate an unconventional secretion mode of TGFB1 adding another level of control of its bioavailability and activity in order to effectively orchestrate cellular programs prone to dysregulation as seen in fibrosis and cancer.

  5. ThinkQuest to help Internet people Think Young!

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    2001-01-01

    The ThinkQuest Internet Challenge Awards are given to young teams of web site designers. This year, the award ceremony was hosted by CERN on 19 March.   Young visitors to CERN are not unusual. But those you may have seen around the Laboratory last Monday were here for a special event - the ThinkQuest Internet Challenge Awards. This is an international program for students from 12 to 19 working in teams, across different schools and cultures, to design exciting, interactive, and educational web sites. At stake in the competition was over $1 million in scholarships and awards. Martine Brunschwig Graf (top left), Geneva State Councillor responsible for public education, at the ThinkQuest award ceremony at CERN where some 70 young finalists were assembled. For this year's Award Ceremony, the 70 finalists were CERN's guests on Monday after spending three days in Geneva. Ranging in age from 14 to 19 years and representing over 20 countries, the finalists were welcomed to the awards day by CERN Director G...

  6. El arte paleolítico en El Carnicero de Chabrol.

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    Lombo Montañés, Alberto

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available El cine de ficción ha recreado las grafías paleolíticas de muy diversas formas. Las reproducciones fílmicas han servido para enseñar a los niños (Viaje a la Prehsitoria, Cesta do praveku, 1954 de Karel Zeman, para fantasear acerca de los extraterrestres (Prometheus, Ridley Scott, 2012; pero sólo Chabrol lo ha utilizado para estructurar la historia de unos crímenes. Claude Chabrol (1930-2010 era uno de los críticos de Cahiers de cinèma que, junto con otros reconocidos directores de la Nouvelle Vague como François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard o Eric Rohmer, pasó a la dirección de películas. En sus numerosos films Chabrol dio gran importancia a la estructura narrativa y a las apariencias que se esconden tras la realidad física cotidiana (Viganò, 1999, p. 23 y 30. Además, los personajes de Chabrol no reflejan un individuo particular, sino a toda la humanidad (Viganò, 1999, p. 57. Estas tres características, herederas en gran medida del cine de Alfred Hitchcock, son fundamentales para comprender la presencia del arte paleolítico en la película que nos ocupa.

  7. Heat pumps - Even more efficient and quieter; Waermepumpen - noch effizienter und leiser

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    Kopp, T.

    2003-07-01

    These comprehensive proceedings contain nine presentations made at the 10th Conference held by the Swiss Research Programme on Environmental Heat, Combined Heat and Power Generation (CHP) and Refrigeration in Burgdorf, Switzerland in June 2003. In a paper by Stefen Bertsch, Peter Hubacher and Prof. Dr. Max Ehrbar, methods of freeing the evaporators used in air-water heat pumps of ice is examined, Prof. Dr. Thomas Afjei introduces standardised schematics for heat pump installations, Dr. Hans Rudolf Graf presents the results of research into noise reduction for air-water heat pumps and Dr. Esfandiar Shafai reports on pulse-width-modulation for small heat pumps. A further paper covers the use of ammonia in small heat pumps (Ewald Geisser). Dr. Martin Zogg looks back on 10 years of heat pump research at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy whilst Prof. Dr. Thomas Kopp takes a look at the future activities of the programme. Finally, Prof. Dr. Max Ehrbar discusses strategies for and the implementation of pilot and demonstration plants.

  8. Theory of generalized Bessel functions

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    Dattoli, G.; Giannessi, L.; Mezi, L.; Torre, A.

    1990-01-01

    In this paper it is discussed the theory of generalized Bessel functions which are of noticeable importance in the analysis of scattering processes for which the dipole approximation cannot be used. These functions have been introduced in their standard form and their modified version. The relevant generating functions and Graf-type addition theorems have been stated. The usefulness of the results to construct a fast algorithm for their quantitative computation is also devised. It is commented on the possibility of getting two-index generalized Bessel functions in e.g. the study of sum rules of the type Σ n=-∞ ∞ t n J n 3 (x), where J n is the cylindrical Bessel function of the first kind. The usefulness of the results for problems of practical interest is finally commented on. It is shown that a modified Anger function can be advantageously introduced to get an almost straightforward computation of the Bernstein sum rule in the theory of ion waves

  9. Effect of handedness on the Stroop Colour Word Task.

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    Beratis, Ion N; Rabavilas, Andreas; Papadimitriou, George N; Papageorgiou, Charalabos

    2010-11-01

    Handedness is associated with cerebral organisation, but its relationship with cognition remains unclear. Since the Stroop task is believed to measure aspects of executive control, this study aims to investigate the effect of handedness on Stroop interference. We used the Stroop task with 90 young adults with university education, of whom 47 (23 males) were right-handed and 43 (21 males) were left-handed. Main dependent variables were Stroop baseline (SB), Stroop incongruent (SI), and the proportional derivative Stroop reduction (SR) [SR=(SB - SI)/SB×100%] (Bugg, Delosh, Davalos, & Davis, 2007; Graf, Uttl, &Tuokko, 1995) scores. The analysis revealed that SI is significantly affected by both handedness and the interaction of sex×handedness, whereas SR is only affected by handedness. After controlling for the effect of SB on SI, only the effect of handedness remained statistically significant [F(1, 83) = 6.44, p=.013]. Post-hoc comparisons showed that left-handed females performed significantly better than right-handed females on both SI (p=.003) and SR (p=.007). The data suggest that handedness is associated with cognitive function alterations, which lead to a smaller Stroop interference of left-handers irrespectively of sex, an effect that is more pronounced in the female subpopulation.

  10. Sound-structure interaction analysis of an infinite-long cylindrical shell submerged in a quarter water domain and subject to a line-distributed harmonic excitation

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    Guo, Wenjie; Li, Tianyun; Zhu, Xiang; Miao, Yuyue

    2018-05-01

    The sound-structure coupling problem of a cylindrical shell submerged in a quarter water domain is studied. A semi-analytical method based on the double wave reflection method and the Graf's addition theorem is proposed to solve the vibration and acoustic radiation of an infinite cylindrical shell excited by an axially uniform harmonic line force, in which the acoustic boundary conditions consist of a free surface and a vertical rigid surface. The influences of the complex acoustic boundary conditions on the vibration and acoustic radiation of the cylindrical shell are discussed. It is found that the complex acoustic boundary has crucial influence on the vibration of the cylindrical shell when the cylindrical shell approaches the boundary, and the influence tends to vanish when the distances between the cylindrical shell and the boundaries exceed certain values. However, the influence of the complex acoustic boundary on the far-field sound pressure of the cylindrical shell cannot be ignored. The far-field acoustic directivity of the cylindrical shell varies with the distances between the cylindrical shell and the boundaries, besides the driving frequency. The work provides more understanding on the vibration and acoustic radiation behaviors of cylindrical shells with complex acoustic boundary conditions.

  11. The early diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip using ultrasonography. The importance of following up cases with physiological immaturity

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    Esparza, J.; Gonzalez, A.; Garcia, S.; Elso, J.; Cordero, J. L.

    1999-01-01

    To determine the efficiency of an early diagnosis programme using ultrasounds (US) of development dysplasia of the hip (DDH), using different criteria to detect patients according to the sex: universal to girls, but only including boys with a DDH risk factor (a physical pathological examination of new born babies, babies born feet first, family history and orthopaedic deformities). Of the 3,469 children born at our hospital during one specific year, 1,721 were included in the programme. US was carried out on all of them, following the Graf technique, when they were a month old, with the exception of the new born babies who were studied during their first week by means of a physical pathological examination. The babies who were diagnosed with physically immature hips in this first study using US; were followed up. Thirty-two babies born during the year suffered from DDH (a rate of 9.2 per thousand). Among them there was only 1 case of delayed DDH (that was not detected in the programme). Seven babies were diagnosed with DDH thanks to the follow up procedures carried out on babies with physically immature hips. Putting this programme for early diagnosis into practices has achieved the almost total disappearance of delayed DDH. When comparing the results with previous periods, where different early detection systems were used, the duration and the aggressiveness of the treatment has reduced considerably. Follow up procedures using US of physically immature hips is obligatory. (Author) 14 refs

  12. Cartografía semiótica para la comprensión de territorios de conflicto

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    Béatriz Nates Cruz

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo aborda el tema del desplazamiento forzado desde los siguientes ejes de investigación: la apropiación material y simbólica del espacio en el proceso de construcción del territorio y la configuración de los espacios de conflicto; y las construcciones simbólicas y sociales adoptadas por los desplazados como actores sociales individuales y colectivos. Además, pone a consideración un ejercicio metodológico a través de un análisis antropológico y geográfico sobre la morfología y configuración sociopolítica y económica de los territorios urbanos y rurales del departamento de Caldas desde el año 2000. El análisis está basado en la elaboración de una cartografía semiótica con énfasis en la grafía de las representaciones, y presenta dos categorías de mapas: los temáticos y los sintéticos.

  13. Evaluation of Guided Bone Regeneration around Oral Implants over Different Healing Times Using Two Different Bovine Bone Materials: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical and Histological Investigation.

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    Kohal, Ralf Joachim; Straub, Lisa Marie; Wolkewitz, Martin; Bächle, Maria; Patzelt, Sebastian Berthold Maximilian

    2015-10-01

    To evaluate the potential of two bone substitute materials and the influence of different healing periods in guided bone regeneration therapy of osseous defects around implants. Twenty-four edentulous patients received implants in the region of the lost lower incisors. Around two standardized osseous defects were created, treated either with a 50:50 mixture of PepGen P-15® and OsteoGraf®/N-700 (test group) or with BioOss® (control group), and covered with titanium membranes. After healing periods of 2, 4, 6, or 9 months, the implants were removed together with the surrounding bone and subsequently prepared for histological evaluations. Defect depths in both groups showed a clinical reduction after intervention. The histologically measured distance from the implant shoulder to the first point of bone-implant contact (BIC) after treatment did not differ between the two groups. The healing time influenced the level of the first point of BIC, with a longer healing period producing a more coronal first point of BIC. A greater percentage BIC and a higher fraction of mineralized bone were found in the pristine bone area compared with the augmented defect area. It can be concluded that in the treatment of osseous defects around oral implants, both materials were equally effective bone substitute materials when used in combination with guided bone regeneration. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

  14. Grupo de suporte como estratégia para acolhimento de familiares de pacientes em Unidade de Terapia Intensiva Grupo de soporte como estrategia para la contención de familiares de pacientes en Unidad de Terapia Intensiva Support group as embracement strategy for relatives of patients in Intensive Care Unit

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    Lizete Malagoni de Almeida Cavalcante Oliveira

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Internações em Unidade de Terapia Intensiva (UTI geram necessidades em familiares, nem sempre apropriadamente atendidas. O trabalho objetivou descrever grupo de suporte (GS para acolhimento de familiares de pacientes internados em UTIs, e avaliar sua efetividade para satisfação de suas necessidades de informação/apoio emocional. Pesquisa descritiva desenvolvida em 2006, em Hospital de Goiânia/GO, por meio de sessões do Grupo de Apoio aos Familiares (GRAF, gravadas e registradas em diário de campo para análise do processo grupal, e de entrevistas individuais para avaliar atendimento das necessidades de informações e suporte. O GRAF possibilitou atendimento às necessidades dos familiares, ajudando-os no enfrentamento da internação do parente em UTI. Concluiu-se que GS colaboram para construção da assistência humanizada, possibilitando a superação do olhar historicamente centrado no paciente e na doença. Recomenda-se que os enfermeiros reflitam sobre reorganização da prática e possibilidade de inclusão do GS como estratégia de atendimento às necessidades dos familiares.Las internaciones en la Unidad de Terapia Intensiva (UTI generan necesidades en los familiares, las cuales no siempre son adecuadamente atendidas. El objetivo del estudio fue describir un grupo de soporte (GS para la atención de familiares de pacientes ingresados en UTI y evaluar la efectividad de la satisfacción de sus necesidades de información y apoyo emocional. Investigación descriptiva desarrollada en 2006 en un hospital de Goiânia/Goiás, a través de sesiones del Grupo de Apoyo a los Familiares (GRAF, que fueron grabadas y registradas en un diario de campo para el análisis del proceso grupal, y de entrevistas individuales para evaluar la atención de las necesidades de información y soporte. El GRAF posibilitó la atención de las necesidades de los familiares, ayudándolos a afrontar la internación del pariente en la UTI. Se llegó a la

  15. Trabajando con alumnos no alfabetizados

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    Isabel Gibert Escofet

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available ¿Cuándo aprendimos a leer y a escribir?, ¿qué recuerdos guardamos de entonces? Desde luego, yo recuerdo alguno de mis primeros libros de lengua y guardo un borroso pero grato recuerdo de cómo mi maestra me enseñó las letras por sonidos, y recuerdo cuando a la be le llamaba bbbb y a la eme, mmm. También recuerdo el primer libro que leí; pero no os podría decir el momento exacto en que pasé de conocer el sonido y la grafía de las letras a juntarlas y a comprender lo que leía. El proceso de alfabetización es un proceso sumamente complicado por el nivel de abstracción que comporta; y me cuesta entender cómo niños de tan corta edad pueden llegar a aprender a leer. ¡Misterios del cerebro humano!

  16. Trabajando con alumnos no alfabetizados

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    Isabel Gibert Escofet

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available ¿Cuándo aprendimos a leer y a escribir?, ¿qué recuerdos guardamos de entonces? Desde luego, yo recuerdo alguno de mis primeros libros de lengua y guardo un borroso pero grato recuerdo de cómo mi maestra me enseñó las letras por sonidos, y recuerdo cuando a la be le llamaba bbbb y a la eme, mmm. También recuerdo el primer libro que leí; pero no os podría decir el momento exacto en que pasé de conocer el sonido y la grafía de las letras a juntarlas y a comprender lo que leía. El proceso de alfabetización es un proceso sumamente complicado por el nivel de abstracción que comporta; y me cuesta entender cómo niños de tan corta edad pueden llegar a aprender a leer. ¡Misterios del cerebro humano!

  17. Measuring order in contact-poled organic electrooptic materials with variable-angle polarization-referenced absorption spectroscopy (VAPRAS).

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    Olbricht, Benjamin C; Sullivan, Philip A; Dennis, Peter C; Hurst, Jeffrey T; Johnson, Lewis E; Benight, Stephanie J; Davies, Joshua A; Chen, Antao; Eichinger, Bruce E; Reid, Philip J; Dalton, Larry R; Robinson, Bruce H

    2011-01-20

    Organic nonlinear electrooptical (ONLO) chromophores must be acentrically ordered for the ONLO material to have electrooptic (EO) activity. The magnitude of the order is characterized by the acentric order parameter, , where β is the major Euler angle between the main axis of the chromophore and the poling field which imposes the acentric order. The acentric order parameter, which is difficult to measure directly, is related to the centrosymmetric order parameter, defined as = ½(3-1), through the underlying statistical distribution. We have developed a method to determine centrosymmetric order of the ONLO chromophores when the order is low (i.e., < 0.1). We have extended the method (begun by Graf et al. J. Appl. Phys. 1994, 75, 3335.) based on the absorption of light to determine the centrosymmetric order parameter induced by a poling field on a thin film sample of ONLO material. We find that the order parameters, analyzed by two different methods, are similar and also consistent with theoretical estimates from modeling of the system using coarse-grained Monte Carlo statistical mechanical methods.

  18. DEVELOPMENT OF CONTINUOUS SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESSES FOR COAL DERIVED CARBON PRODUCTS

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    Elliot B. Kennel; R. Michael Bergen; Stephen P. Carpenter; Dady Dadyburjor; Manoj Katakdaunde; Liviu Magean; Alfred H. Stiller; W. Morgan Summers; John W. Zondlo

    2006-05-12

    The purpose of this DOE-funded effort is to develop continuous processes for solvent extraction of coal for the production of carbon products. The largest applications are those which support metals smelting, such as anodes for aluminum smelting and electrodes for arc furnaces. Other carbon products include materials used in creating fuels for the Direct Carbon Fuel Cell, metals smelting, especially in the aluminum and steel industries, as well as porous carbon structural material referred to as ''carbon foam'' and carbon fibers. During this reporting period, coking and composite fabrication continued using coal-derived samples. These samples were tested in direct carbon fuel cells. Methodology was refined for determining the aromatic character of hydro treated liquid, based on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR). Tests at GrafTech International showed that binder pitches produced using the WVU solvent extraction protocol can result in acceptable graphite electrodes for use in arc furnaces. These tests were made at the pilot scale.

  19. THE ROLE OF THE HYPOTHALAMUS LESIONS IN WOMEN'S STERILITY - AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

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    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available The anovulatory cycles and amenorrhea in the female patients with Cushing'ssyndrome, coupled with sterility, the Cushingoid type of obesity in our experiment as well as contradictory data about sterility of rats and mice in the identical experimentrepresent the reasons for studyng the function and morphology of the ovaries in theanimals treated by monosodium glutamate (MSG.The experimental group of the black mice C57BL/6.T of the female gender hasbeen treated by an intraperitoneal solution of MSG in the dose of 4,4 mg/g of the bodyweightfrom the first to the ninth day after birth. The coupling of the treated femaleswith the untreated males was done after 90 days of age; these females were sacrificed120 days after birth. The ovaries were removed and fixed in the solution of 10%fonnaldehyde, manually treated and cut on the microtone. The paraffin sections werecolored by HE, PAS and Van Giesen methods. The identical procedure was alsoappliced to the control group of animals of both sexes.All the treated animals were sterile. The ovaries were enlarged, cystic, withoutyellow or albinic bodies. In the control females, there were Graf follicles found invarious phases of maturation as well as luteinized stroma.The paper discusses the disturbance of the hypothalamus-hypophysis-gonadaxis caused by the damage of the hypothalamus regions secreting various "releasing"hormones.

  20. Lasteaia ja lõbumaja vahel : Eesti proosa 2008 / Vaapo Vaher

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    Ülevaade 2008. aasta eesti proosast. Pikemalt käsitletakse järgmisi autoreid ja nende teoseid: Mihkel Raud "Musta pori näkku", Olev Remsu "Musketäride muundumised", Rein Põder "Juba olnud", Juhan Nurme "Ligimene", Jaan Tangsoo "Méduse'i parv", Esta Aksli "Tare poole tõttaja", Mari Saat "Lasnamäe lunastaja", Peeter Morgen "Sõnum", Mait Raun "Dr. Mööbi seiklused Inglismaal", Andrei Hvostov "Võõrad lood" ja "Projektijuht Posse", Chaneldior "Kontrolli alt väljas", Vahur Afanasjev "Kosmos", Egon Ilisson "Isased", Jaak Leer "Kaks kabanossi ja Maaja", Kärt Hellerma "Sinine missa", Elo Viiding "Püha Maama", Toomas Raudam "Miks ma ei taha olla kirjanik?", Mart Kivastik "Kurb raamat", Jüri Tuulik "Räim, pisike kena kala", Tarmo Teder "12 jõulujuttu", Dagmar Lamp (koostaja) "Tule, ma jutustan sulle loo", Eia Uus "Kahe näoga jumal", Barthol Lo Mejor "Popdada 2007-2008", Anti Saar "Nemad kaks", Ketlin Priilinn "Liiseli võti" ja "Vaim", Aita Kivi "Lähedal", Marje Ernits "Hoia mu kätt", Kati Murutar "Naisena sündinud : kakskümmend aastat hiljem", Tuule Lind "Pööratud tuul", Siiri Laidla "Lihtne lugu, ehk, Senta suvepuhkus", Kätlin Padesaar "Veel üks paradiis", Aimée Beekman "Proovielu", Lehte Hainslau "Kolmkõla, ehk, 3 kõla", Ira Lember "Ööviiulid", Tamur Kusnets "Hundipäikese aeg : metsiku jahi algus", Kaupo Pähkel "Ehatähe rüütel", Arvo Valton "Ülemiste vanake", Tiit Aleksejev "Palveränd", Ants Eret "Afgaanide vang", Mario Merirand "Afganistani päevik", Leo Kunnas "Gort Ashryn", Rein Raud "Vend", Peeter Sauter "Beibi bluu", Marion Andra "Pimend", Kristjan Sander "13 talvist hetke", Helga Nõu "Peaaegu geenius, ehk, Schrödingeri kassi otsimas", Tiit Sepa "Eefa hüüdnimega Siug", Kaarel ja Klaara Kivi "Varandus seinal", Merike Jürjo "Mälestusteta maja", Rein Vahisalu "Viies kabinet", Aarne Biin "Mees otsib naist", Erik Tohvri "Ümberasujad" ja "Sulasest sai peremees", Arnold Laugus "Elav maa", Jüri v. Grauberg "Selguse poole", J

  1. Lasteaia ja lõbumaja vahel : eesti proosa 2008 / Vaapo Vaher

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    Ülevaade 2008. aasta eesti proosast. Pikemalt käsitletakse järgmisi autoreid ja nende teoseid: Mihkel Raud "Musta pori näkku", Olev Remsu "Musketäride muundumised", Rein Põder "Juba olnud", Juhan Nurme "Ligimene", Jaan Tangsoo "Méduse'i parv", Esta Aksli "Tare poole tõttaja", Mari Saat "Lasnamäe lunastaja", Peeter Morgen "Sõnum", Mait Raun "Dr. Mööbi seiklused Inglismaal", Andrei Hvostov "Võõrad lood" ja "Projektijuht Posse", Chaneldior "Kontrolli alt väljas", Vahur Afanasjev "Kosmos", Egon Ilisson "Isased", Jaak Leer "Kaks kabanossi ja Maaja", Kärt Hellerma "Sinine missa", Elo Viiding "Püha Maama", Toomas Raudam "Miks ma ei taha olla kirjanik?", Mart Kivastik "Kurb raamat", Jüri Tuulik "Räim, pisike kena kala", Tarmo Teder "12 jõulujuttu", Dagmar Lamp (koostaja) "Tule, ma jutustan sulle loo", Eia Uus "Kahe näoga jumal", Barthol Lo Mejor "Popdada 2007-2008", Anti Saar "Nemad kaks", Ketlin Priilinn "Liiseli võti" ja "Vaim", Aita Kivi "Lähedal", Marje Ernits "Hoia mu kätt", Kati Murutar "Naisena sündinud : kakskümmend aastat hiljem", Tuule Lind "Pööratud tuul", Siiri Laidla "Lihtne lugu, ehk, Senta suvepuhkus", Kätlin Padesaar "Veel üks paradiis", Aimée Beekman "Proovielu", Lehte Hainslau "Kolmkõla, ehk, 3 kõla", Ira Lember "Ööviiulid", Tamur Kusnets "Hundipäikese aeg : metsiku jahi algus", Kaupo Pähkel "Ehatähe rüütel", Arvo Valton "Ülemiste vanake", Tiit Aleksejev "Palveränd", Ants Eret "Afgaanide vang", Mario Merirand "Afganistani päevik", Leo Kunnas "Gort Ashryn", Rein Raud "Vend", Peeter Sauter "Beibi bluu", Marion Andra "Pimend", Kristjan Sander "13 talvist hetke", Helga Nõu "Peaaegu geenius, ehk, Schrödingeri kassi otsimas", Tiit Sepa "Eefa hüüdnimega Siug", Kaarel ja Klaara Kivi "Varandus seinal", Merike Jürjo "Mälestusteta maja", Rein Vahisalu "Viies kabinet", Aarne Biin "Mees otsib naist", Erik Tohvri "Ümberasujad" ja "Sulasest sai peremees", Arnold Laugus "Elav maa", Jüri v. Grauberg "Selguse poole", J

  2. Alcalde Mayor de Alzadas en el Ayuntamiento de Toledo

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    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Los municipios del territorio peninsular cristiano, en un principio autónomos, irán viendo cómo sus magistraturas serán dominadas, a partir del siglo XIII, por las oligarquías aristocráticas y alta burguesía, que se reservarán dichos cargos y monopolizarán su gobierno. Posteriormente serán los monarcas los que tratarán de controlar estos cabildos, aprovechando cualquier coyuntura favorable para uniformarlos en su ordenamiento jurídico bajo el Derecho Romano, en detrimento de la competencia judicial de los alcaldes y de los fueros locales. Para ello crearán una serie de instituciones (corregidor, regidores, alcaldes de alzadas, merinos... sobre las que se arrogarán el derecho de nombramiento. Estos cargos de delegación regia recaerán en unas familias determinadas pertenecientes a la aita nobleza. Así, en Toledo, el título de Alcalde Mayor pertenecerá a los duques de Maqueda; el de Alcalde de pastores de la Mesta a los marqueses de Montemayor; el de Alguacil Mayor a los condes de Fuensalida y el de Alcalde Mayor de Alzadas a los condes de Cifuentes.The towns in Christian held territory on the Península were independent at first. After the thirteenth century their magistratures came to be dominated by oligarchies formed of aristocrats and the upper middie classes, who kept these positions for themselves and monopolised their control. Subsequently the monarchy tried to domínate these town counciis, taking advantage of any favourable circumstance to unify them under its control and Román Law. This reduced the legal powers of magistrates as well as those of local codes of law. To this end the monarchs created a series of institutional positions (chief magistrate, alderman, appellate judge, judges... and arrogated the right to name the holders of them. The members of certain aristocratic families were habitually named by the monarch to occupy these positions. Thus in Toledo the title of Chief Judge belonged to the Duke of Maqueda

  3. Correlacion entre metodos de analisis de Zn disponible en cuatro ordenes de suelos de Costa Rica

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    Full Text Available Se realizo una comparación entre métodos analisis del Zn disponible en 4 ordenes de sue- Analytilos de Costa Rica (Ultisoles, Vertisoles, Andisoles Inceptisoles, 25 de c/u, utilizando las siguientes soluciones extractoras: Olsen Modificado, Meh- lich 3, Morgan Modificado, DTPA y HC1. Las cantidades de Zn extrafdas dependieron de la natu- raleza qufmica de la solucion extractora. El HCl presento los contenidos mas altos de Zn en los chasuelos, excepto en Vertisoles. Las soluciones que hicontienen el agente quelante EDTA (Olsen Modi- ficado y Mehlich`3, extrajeron niveles interme- Modidios de Zn, en tanto que los metodos que contie- Den el quelato DTPA (Morgan Modificado y DT - PA, obtuvieron los valores mas bajos. Las corre- laciones de Zn extrafble entre los 5 metodos fue- signifirOD significativas en la mayona de los casos, tanto nivel de orden de suelos como en el conjunto de indivilos 100 suelos analizados. Los coeficientes de co- rrelacion mas altos, se presentaron entre Mehlich Morgan Modificado y DTPA. Las correlaciones Modifueron consistentes en los 4 ordenes, 10 que indica que estas soluciones poseen un amplio margen de adaptacion a diferentes tipos de suelo, siendo una caractenstica ventajosa para la selección de un metodo de analisis. El Olsen Modificado fue mas slighteficiente para la extraccion de Zn en suelos de pH ligeramente acido 0 neutro (Vertisoles e Inceptiso- les, que en suelos acidos (Ultisoles y Andisoles. EI HCI extrajo cantidades muy aItas de Zn que Moraparentementestan relacionadas con formas no disponibles para lag plantas. Se concluye que lag soluciones Mehlich 3, Morgan Modificado y DT - PA son semejantes en la forma de extraer Zn dispo- Dible, y podrian seT una altemativa para sustituir el metoda tradicional de Olsen Modificado utilizado en Costa Rica. Sin embargo,la eficiencia de ellas no puede seT establecida sino a traves de log estudios de correlacion contra rendimiento en invernadero y campo.

  4. Letramento no ensino fundamental de nove anos no Brasil: ações legais e pedagógicas previstas nos documentos oficiais Nine-year elementary school in Brazil: legal and pedagogical actions in official documents

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    Full Text Available Letramento é um conceito que vem sendo amplamente abordado em estudos relacionados à leitura e à escrita. A necessidade de o letramento escolar propiciar aos sujeitos um domínio da língua materna que se estenda para além da própria escola é uma das principais questões presentes nas discussões realizadas em torno do tema no Brasil (SOARES, 2004, 2010a; TERZI, 1995; KLEIMAN, 1995; CERUTTI-RIZZATTI, 2009, 2012. O objetivo deste trabalho é possibilitar uma discussão a respeito da política de ampliação do ensino fundamental de nove anos e verificar as ações educacionais previstas em termos de leitura e escrita dentro desse novo cenário educacional. Assim, quanto aos aspectos teóricos e metodológicos, o trabalho pauta-se nos novos estudos do letramento (STREET, 1984, 2010; HEATH, 1983; BARTON; HAMILTON, 2000 e propõe uma análise de dados documentais a respeito da implantação do ensino fundamental de nove anos. Em termos de resultados, os dados evidenciam que a iniciativa de aumentar o tempo de escolaridade do aluno brasileiro é importante, mas que, infelizmente, ainda não se estabeleceu um caminho claro do que a escola deve fazer nesse ano a mais de escolaridade. Os documentos mencionam um trabalho efetivo com o letramento como prática social, mas não deixam claro que a alfabetização é uma parte mais ampla do processo de letramento e que a escola precisa abordar as relações fonêmico-grafêmica e grafêmico-fonêmica na alfabetização (CERUTTI-RIZZATTI, 2009 para garantir um efetivo trabalho do uso social da escrita. Além disso, evidencia-se nos documentos o pouco conhecimento a respeito da cultura escrita de nossos alunos.Social literacy is a concept that has been widely addressed in studies related to reading and writing. The need for ‘students' literacy in native languages that exceeds standard school curricula is a major issue for literacy discourses in Brazil (SOARES, 2004, 2010a; TERZI, 1995; KLEIMAN

  5. The human role in changing river channels

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    Gregory, K. J.

    2006-09-01

    Direct consequences of the human role, where human activity affects river channels through engineering works including channelization, dam construction, diversion and culverting, have been long recognised [Marsh, G.P., 1864. Man and Nature or Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action. Charles Scribner, New York; Thomas Jr., W.L., (ed.) 1956. Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.]. The less obvious indirect effects of point and reach changes occurring downstream and throughout the basin, however, are much more recently appreciated, dating from key contributions by Strahler [Strahler, A.N., 1956. The nature of induced erosion and aggradation. In W. L. Thomas (Ed.), Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 621-638.], Wolman [Wolman, M.G., 1967. A cycle of sedimentation and erosion in urban river channels. Geografiska Annaler 49A, 385-95.], Schumm [Schumm, S.A., 1969. River metamorphosis. Proceedings American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal Hydraulics Division 95, 255-73.], and Graf [Graf, W.L., 1977. The rate law in fluvial geomorphology. American Journal of Science, 277, 178-191.]. These are complemented by effects of alterations of land use, such as deforestation, intensive agriculture and incidence of fire, with the most extreme effects produced by building activity and urbanisation. Changing river channels are most evident in the channel cross-section where changes of size, shape and composition are now well-established, with up to tenfold increases or decreases illustrated by results from more than 200 world studies. In addition the overall channel planform, the network and the ecology have changed. Specific terms have become associated with changing river channels including enlargement, shrinkage and metamorphosis. Although the scope of adjustment has been established, it has not always been possible to predict what will happen in a particular location

  6. Linking soil permeability and soil aggregate stability with root development: a pots experiment (preliminary results)

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    Vergani, Chiara; Graf, Frank; Gerber, Werner

    2015-04-01

    Quantifying and monitoring the contribution of vegetation to the stability of the slopes is a key issue for implementing effective soil bioengineering measures. This topic is being widely investigated both from the hydrological and mechanical point of view. Nevertheless, due to the high variability of the biological components, we are still far from a comprehensive understanding of the role of plants in slope stabilization, especially if the different succession phases and the temporal development of vegetation is considered. Graf et al., 2014, found within the scope of aggregate stability investigations that the root length per soil volume of alder specimen grown for 20 weeks under laboratory conditions is comparable to the one of 20 years old vegetation in the field. This means that already relatively short time scales can provide meaningful information at least for the first stage of colonization of soil bioengineering measures, which is also the most critical. In the present study we analyzed the effect of root growth on two soil properties critical to evaluate the performance of vegetation in restoring and re-stabilizing slopes: permeability and soil aggregate stability. We set up a laboratory experiment in order to work under controlled conditions and limit as much as possible the natural variability. Alnus incana was selected as the study species as it is widely used in restoration projects in the Alps, also because of its capacity to fix nitrogen and its symbiosis with both ecto and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. After the first month of growth in germination pots, we planted one specimen each in big quasi cylindrical pots of 34 cm diameter and 35 cm height. The pots were filled with the soil fraction smaller than 10 mm coming from an oven dried moraine collected in a subalpine landslide area (Hexenrübi catchment, central Switzerland). The targeted dry unit weight was 16 kN/m3. The plants have been maintained at a daily temperature of 25°C and relative

  7. Fuel-handling machine tests at the Institute for Nuclear Research - Pitesti. Computer and software research and engineering

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    Doca, Cezar; Predescu, Darie; Maiorescu, Oliviu; Dobrescu, Sorin

    2003-01-01

    This poster introduces the fuel-handling machine SCC-MID. This work is part of a very ambitious project that was accomplished with remarkable investment efforts. Material and human resources was spent to build a test stand for fuel handling machines (CANDU system), closely linked to NPP Cernavoda. A challenging goal was also to develop a computer system (hw/sw) designed and engineered to control the test and calibration process of this fuel-handling machine. The design takes care both of the functionality required to correctly control the F/H machine and of the additional functionality required to assist the testing process. How to test the system itself to validate the implemented solutions, how to safely and consistently maintain the data involved, how to manage such a system, how to gradually integrate the system in the whole stand saving time and work already done and solutions already validated were questions we had to find out right solutions. We choose modular solutions both for hardware and software, based on late technologies which in addition permit to achieve the versatility we needed, namely: VME based hw systems running OS9/68k (Unix like real-time multi-user multitasking OS), ISaGRAF (process control application oriented development and run-time software), Hawk (cross-compiler and IDE software for C/C++ software development intended to run on other Motorola based hw), Suretrack (project management software). The system topology implements open system network concepts that permit communication between different sw/hw platforms (OS9/Motorola and ix86/ms-windows based systems) We spent major resources to model the technological processes and test tools like: - real time simulation of the machine behavior while responding to the human commands or to the state changes of other machine parts as a result of other commands or as mechanical interlinks or technological interlocks and presentation of results revealing time related movements; - database

  8. Effects of drought and irrigation on ecosystem functioning in a mature Scots pine forest

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    Dobbertin, Matthias; Brunner, Ivano; Egli, Simon; Eilmann, Britta; Graf Pannatier, Eisabeth; Schleppi, Patrick; Zingg, Andreas; Rigling, Andreas

    2010-05-01

    . Soil water content was significantly reduced during irrigation periods. Irrigation doubled tree stem growth, increased shoot growth and thus increased volume growth and crown dimensions. Annual tree mortality rates were reduced by 50% in irrigated plots. The growing period for stem growth was extended in pines as a result of irrigation. Altogether, increased growth and reduced mortality significantly increased tree stem basal area at breast height per ha. As irrigation also increased needle length, estimated mean foliage amount per tree and stand leaf area index significantly increased. However, the number of needle generations was not altered or even reduced due to irrigation. Root growth, was less affected by irrigation and only resulted in increased fine root length. Species richness and fruit body numbers of mycorrhizal fungi were several times higher on the irrigated plots. Overall, it can be concluded that water availability was the main ecosystem limiting factor and that any changes in water availability will result in changes in ecosystem functioning. References Brunner I, Graf-Pannatier E, Frey B, Rigling A, Landolt W, Dobbertin M (2009) Morphological and physiological responses of Scots pine fine roots to water supply in a climatic dry area in Switzerland. Tree Physiology 29:541-550. Dobbertin M, Eilmann B, Bleuler P, Giuggiola A, Graf Pannatier E, Landolt W, Schleppi P, Rigling A (2010) Effect of irrigation on needle, shoot and stem growth in natural drought-exposed Pinus sylvestris forests, Tree Physiology, doi:10.1093/treephys/tpp123. Eilmann B, Zweifel R, Buchmann N, Fonti P, Rigling A (2009) Drought induced adaptation of the xylem in Pinus sylvestris and Quercus pubescens. Tree Physiology 29:1011-1020.

  9. O Projeto Troika em Portugal: media, resiliência e vulnerabilidade

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    Full Text Available Este artículo tiene como principal objetivo analizar en qué medida el Pro-yecto Tro i k a de narrativas visuales (2014 contribuyó para dar voz a his-torias de vulnerabilidad y resistencia en Portugal, potenciar a la sociedad portuguesa para el progreso humano y de qué forma se encuadra en el pe-riodismo para el desarrollo. Además, pretende percibir cómo el proyecto se armoniza, temáticamente, en las problemáticas de las Naciones Unidas de la agenda para el desarrollo post-2015. Para responder a estas cuestio-nes, realizamos un estudio exploratorio mediante entrevistas estructuradas a tres miembros de ese colectivo independiente. Concluimos que el docu-mental se afirma con mayor potencial para promover la reflexión de las foto-grafías, en lo que se refiere a cuestiones de desarrollo y progreso humano, y que sus contribuciones podrán ser al nivel de la promoción del debate para la concientización. Entretanto, no parecen haber creado potencial inme-diato para el empoderamiento de la sociedad civil. De este modo, se sugie-re que, en futuros trabajos periodísticos en ese ámbito de periodismo para el desarrollo, se combinen, siempre que sea posible, narrativas que asocien ya sea documentales o entrevistas registradas en audio a los principales in-terventores, como una forma de factultar a la sociedad y contribuir de for-ma más eficaz para el cambio social.

  10. Development of Non-safety System Architecture and Evaluation of Components/Systems

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    Oh, I. S.; Lee, C. K.; Kim, D. H.; Lee, J. W.; Lee, D. Y.; Park, W. M.; Hwang, I. K.; Hur, S.; Kim, J. T.; Park, J. C.; Lee, J. W.

    2007-10-01

    We describe in this report the works performed for a technical evaluation of the non-safety digital control system of the KNICS, the non-safety process control system of the KNICS, a communication load analysis for the MMIS (including both the non-safety and the safety systems) of the KNICS, the development of MMI and an implementation of the logic for the CVCS, and the works performed to support writing a proposal needed for bidding an I and C system based on the KNICS. The technical evaluation results were aimed to be used by the designers to detect parts needed to be corrected or to be newly inserted, and also by the developers during the development phase. The requirement specifications and the data requirement characteristics have been identified for each subsystem of the determined KNICS structure. For each communication node, the specifications related to the data transfer including the data capacity for interfaces, delay time for the data transfer, and the marginal availability of its performance capabilities have been analyzed to identify the amount of data transfer and hence to verify that both of the designed structures for the safety related communications network and for the digital communications network are appropriate. The results of the supporting work performed for writing the technical specifications related to each subsystem of the KNICS structure, are expected to be useful in writing a proposal for the expected Uljin new units 1 and 2, and in the I and C upgrade for any of the existing nuclear power plants under operation. Also included in this report are the descriptions on a design of the chemical volume control system (CVCS), on the supporting work performed to draw the logic diagrams for CVCS using the tool ISaGRAF, and on the generation of a set of system displays to be used as references

  11. Early diagnosis and treatment of DDH: a sonographic approach.

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    De Pellegrin, M; Moharamzadeh, D; Fraschini, G

    2007-01-01

    This study reviews the data regarding clinical and ultrasound (US) examinations, collected during an 11-year period, in a DDH dedicated outpatient clinic. The material was analysed in order to verify the importance of US hip examination and Ortolani's test for early DDH diagnosis, to select dysplastic, unstable hips, to identify the role of the labrum in DDH, and to analyse the treatment strategy. Of the 21709 newborns (43418 hips) examined with US and Ortolani's manoeuvre for DDH diagnosis, 431 patients (356 F; 75 M; average age 42+/-33 days) had 574 unstable, dysplastic hips (1.32%). The hips identified according to Graf's classification were: 298 type D, 252 type IIIa, 4 type IIIb, 20 type IV. In 73.09% of the patients, no risk factors were identified; 18.56% had positive family history for DDH, 5.57% had breech presentation, 2.78% had both risk factors. Only 10.63% had a positive Ortolani's test. The diagnosis was made in 21.5% of cases by the 2nd week of life, in 52.9% between the 2nd-8th week, and in 25.5% after the 8th week. Unstable dislocated hips were treated, after reduction with or without sedation, by applying a cast; dysplastic hips were treated using a Gekeler splint. No open reductions or reconstruction surgery were needed. The labrum was always positioned on top of the femoral head, never inverted, and it was not an obstacle to closed reduction. Neither the Ortolani's sign, nor the risk factors are sure signs for the early diagnosis of DDH and its instability. Only US examination permits an early diagnosis of dysplasia and instability of the hip.

  12. Does the gestation age of newborn babies influence the ultrasonic assessment of hip condition?

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    Simić Slavica

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction. Ultrasound represents a method of examination of hips of newborn babies capable of defining hip condition and distinguishing stable and unstable hips based on morphological elements. It is accepted in a large number of countries as a method of examination of high risk newborns, or as a method of systematic screening. Objective. The objective of this study was to investigate correlation between ultrasonically estimated hip maturity and respective gestation maturity both in premature and term-born babies, and to investigate the influence of different delivery types on hips condition. Methods. In our study 2045 patients, 1141 males and 904 females, were examined in at the Institute of Neonatology over a period of 5 years. The average age was 34.04 gestation weeks. There were significantly more premature (1698 or 83.03% than term-born babies (347 or 16.97%. Ultrasound hip examination, as a screening method, was carried out according to Graf. It was followed by clinical examination. Results were analyzed by appropriate statistical methods (χ2-test, one-way ANOVA, multifactor ANOVA. Results. The overall frequency of unstable hips was 3.2%, 1.88% in males and 4.87% in females (p<0.05. 96.8% babies had stable hips, out of which 35.21% were mature and 61.59% immature. In the study of the breech presentation, out of 183 babies, unstable hips were found in 1.58% of male cases, and in 10.23% of female cases. Conclusion. Clinical screening of developmental dysplasia of the hip is insufficient for early diagnosis and decision about the treatment of premature babies. The high frequency of unstable hip type IIc (risky and IId (decentralized in premature babies requires early diagnosis and therapy. Wide swaddling for prematures should be applied up to eight months of age. Gentle manipulation is necessary while nursing and conducting physiotherapy of a premature baby.

  13. A vast range of opportunities for feeding the world in 2050: trade-off between diet, N contamination and international trade

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    Billen, Gilles; Lassaletta, Luis; Garnier, Josette

    2015-02-01

    Through a detailed analysis of the FAO database, we have constructed a generalized representation of the nitrogen transfers characterizing the current agro-food system (GRAFS) of 12 macro-regions of the world in terms of functional relationships between crop farming, livestock breeding and human nutrition. Based on this model, and maintaining the current cropland areas and the performance of cropping and livestock systems in each region, we have assessed the possibilities of meeting the protein requirements of the estimated world population in 2050, according to various combinations of three critical drivers namely human diet (total amount of protein consumed and share of animal protein in this total), regional livestock production and crop fertilization intensity, in each region. The results show that feeding the projected 2050 world population would generally imply higher levels of inter-regional trade and of environmental nitrogen contamination than the current levels, but that the scenarios with less recourse to inter-regional trade generally produce less N losses to the environment. If an equitable human diet (in terms of protein consumption) is to be established globally (the same in all regions of the world), the fraction of animal protein should not exceed 40% of a total ingestion of 4 kgN capita-1 yr-1, or 25% of a total consumption of 5 kgN capita-1 yr-1. Our results show that slightly improving the agronomical performance in the most deficient regions (namely Maghreb, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and India) would make it possible not only to meet the global protein requirements with much less international trade (hence more food sovereignty), but also to reduce N environmental contamination the most efficiently.

  14. The 12-item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II): a nonparametric item response analysis.

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    Luciano, Juan V; Ayuso-Mateos, José L; Aguado, Jaume; Fernandez, Ana; Serrano-Blanco, Antoni; Roca, Miquel; Haro, Josep M

    2010-05-20

    Previous studies have analyzed the psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II) using classical omnibus measures of scale quality. These analyses are sample dependent and do not model item responses as a function of the underlying trait level. The main objective of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the WHO-DAS II items and their options in discriminating between changes in the underlying disability level by means of item response analyses. We also explored differential item functioning (DIF) in men and women. The participants were 3615 adult general practice patients from 17 regions of Spain, with a first diagnosed major depressive episode. The 12-item WHO-DAS II was administered by the general practitioners during the consultation. We used a non-parametric item response method (Kernel-Smoothing) implemented with the TestGraf software to examine the effectiveness of each item (item characteristic curves) and their options (option characteristic curves) in discriminating between changes in the underliying disability level. We examined composite DIF to know whether women had a higher probability than men of endorsing each item. Item response analyses indicated that the twelve items forming the WHO-DAS II perform very well. All items were determined to provide good discrimination across varying standardized levels of the trait. The items also had option characteristic curves that showed good discrimination, given that each increasing option became more likely than the previous as a function of increasing trait level. No gender-related DIF was found on any of the items. All WHO-DAS II items were very good at assessing overall disability. Our results supported the appropriateness of the weights assigned to response option categories and showed an absence of gender differences in item functioning.

  15. Gambling-Related Cognition Scale (GRCS): Are skills-based games at a disadvantage?

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    Lévesque, David; Sévigny, Serge; Giroux, Isabelle; Jacques, Christian

    2017-09-01

    The Gambling-Related Cognition Scale (GRCS; Raylu & Oei, 2004) was developed to evaluate gambling-related cognitive distortions for all types of gamblers, regardless of their gambling activities (poker, slot machine, etc.). It is therefore imperative to ascertain the validity of its interpretation across different types of gamblers; however, some skills-related items endorsed by players could be interpreted as a cognitive distortion despite the fact that they play skills-related games. Using an intergroup (168 poker players and 73 video lottery terminal [VLT] players) differential item functioning (DIF) analysis, this study examined the possible manifestation of item biases associated with the GRCS. DIF was analyzed with ordinal logistic regressions (OLRs) and Ramsay's (1991) nonparametric kernel smoothing approach with TestGraf. Results show that half of the items display at least moderate DIF between groups and, depending on the type of analysis used, 3 to 7 items displayed large DIF. The 5 items with the most DIF were more significantly endorsed by poker players (uniform DIF) and were all related to skills, knowledge, learning, or probabilities. Poker players' interpretations of some skills-related items may lead to an overestimation of their cognitive distortions due to their total score increased by measurement artifact. Findings indicate that the current structure of the GRCS contains potential biases to be considered when poker players are surveyed. The present study conveys new and important information on bias issues to ponder carefully before using and interpreting the GRCS and other similar wide-range instruments with poker players. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved).

  16. A vast range of opportunities for feeding the world in 2050: trade-off between diet, N contamination and international trade

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    Billen, Gilles; Lassaletta, Luis; Garnier, Josette

    2015-01-01

    Through a detailed analysis of the FAO database, we have constructed a generalized representation of the nitrogen transfers characterizing the current agro-food system (GRAFS) of 12 macro-regions of the world in terms of functional relationships between crop farming, livestock breeding and human nutrition. Based on this model, and maintaining the current cropland areas and the performance of cropping and livestock systems in each region, we have assessed the possibilities of meeting the protein requirements of the estimated world population in 2050, according to various combinations of three critical drivers namely human diet (total amount of protein consumed and share of animal protein in this total), regional livestock production and crop fertilization intensity, in each region. The results show that feeding the projected 2050 world population would generally imply higher levels of inter-regional trade and of environmental nitrogen contamination than the current levels, but that the scenarios with less recourse to inter-regional trade generally produce less N losses to the environment. If an equitable human diet (in terms of protein consumption) is to be established globally (the same in all regions of the world), the fraction of animal protein should not exceed 40% of a total ingestion of 4 kgN capita −1 yr −1 , or 25% of a total consumption of 5 kgN capita −1 yr −1 . Our results show that slightly improving the agronomical performance in the most deficient regions (namely Maghreb, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and India) would make it possible not only to meet the global protein requirements with much less international trade (hence more food sovereignty), but also to reduce N environmental contamination the most efficiently. (letter)

  17. Development of an Advanced Simulator to Model Mobility Control and Geomechanics during CO{sub 2} Floods

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    Delshad, Mojdeh; Wheeler, Mary; Sepehrnoori, Kamy; Pope, Gary

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    The simulator is an isothermal, three-dimensional, four-phase, compositional, equation-of– state (EOS) simulator. We have named the simulator UTDOE-CO2 capable of simulating various recovery processes (i.e., primary, secondary waterflooding, and miscible and immiscible gas flooding). We include both the Peng-Robinson EOS and the Redlich-Kwong EOS models. A Gibbs stability test is also included in the model to perform a phase identification test to consistently label each phase for subsequent property calculations such as relative permeability, viscosity, density, interfacial tension, and capillary pressure. Our time step strategy is based on an IMPEC-type method (implicit pressure and explicit concentration). The gridblock pressure is solved first using the explicit dating of saturation-dependent terms. Subsequently, the material balance equations are solved explicitly for the total concentration of each component. The physical dispersion term is also included in the governing equations. The simulator includes (1) several foam model(s) for gas mobility control, (2) compositional relative permeability models with the hysteresis option, (3) corner point grid and several efficient solvers, (4) geomechanics module to compute stress field as the result of CO{sub 2} injection/production, (5) the format of commercial visualization software, S3graf from Science-soft Ltd., was implemented for user friendly visualization of the simulation results. All tasks are completed and the simulator was fully tested and delivered to the DOE office including a user’s guide and several input files and the executable for Windows Pcs. We have published several SPE papers, presented several posters, and one MS thesis is completed (V. Pudugramam, 2013) resulting from this DOE funded project.

  18. Analytical research of vibration and far-field acoustic radiation of cylindrical shell immersed at finite depth

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    Full Text Available Aiming at the current lack of analytical research concerning the cylindrical shell-flow field coupling vibration and sound radiation system under the influence of a free surface, this paper proposes an analytical method which solves the vibration response and far-field acoustic radiation of a finite cylindrical shell immersed at a finite depth. Based on the image method and Graf addition theorem, the analytical expression of the fluid velocity potential can be obtained, then combined with the energy functional of the variation method to deduce the shell-liquid coupling vibration equation, which can in turn solve the forced vibration response. The research shows that, compared with an infinite fluid, a free surface can increase at the same order of resonance frequency; but as the depth of immersion gradually increases, the mean square vibration velocity tends to become the same as that in an infinite fluid. Compared with numerical results from Nastran software, this shows that the present method is accurate and reliable, and has such advantages as a simple method and a small amount of calculation. The far-field radiated pressure can be obtained by the vibration response using the Fourier transformation and stationary phase method. The results indicate that the directivity and volatility of the far-field acoustic pressure of a cylindrical shell is similar to that of an acoustical dipole due to the free surface. However, the far-field acoustic pressure is very different from the vibration characteristics, and will not tend to an infinite fluid as the submerging depth increases. Compared with the numerical method, the method in this paper is simpler and has a higher computational efficiency. It enables the far-field acoustic radiation of an underwater cylindrical shell to be predicted quickly under the influence of external incentives and the free surface, providing guiding significance for acoustic research into the half space structure vibration

  19. Development of Non-safety System Architecture and Evaluation of Components/Systems

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    Oh, I. S.; Lee, C. K.; Kim, D. H.; Lee, J. W.; Lee, D. Y.; Park, W. M.; Hwang, I. K.; Hur, S.; Kim, J. T.; Park, J. C.; Lee, J. W

    2007-10-15

    We describe in this report the works performed for a technical evaluation of the non-safety digital control system of the KNICS, the non-safety process control system of the KNICS, a communication load analysis for the MMIS (including both the non-safety and the safety systems) of the KNICS, the development of MMI and an implementation of the logic for the CVCS, and the works performed to support writing a proposal needed for bidding an I and C system based on the KNICS. The technical evaluation results were aimed to be used by the designers to detect parts needed to be corrected or to be newly inserted, and also by the developers during the development phase. The requirement specifications and the data requirement characteristics have been identified for each subsystem of the determined KNICS structure. For each communication node, the specifications related to the data transfer including the data capacity for interfaces, delay time for the data transfer, and the marginal availability of its performance capabilities have been analyzed to identify the amount of data transfer and hence to verify that both of the designed structures for the safety related communications network and for the digital communications network are appropriate. The results of the supporting work performed for writing the technical specifications related to each subsystem of the KNICS structure, are expected to be useful in writing a proposal for the expected Uljin new units 1 and 2, and in the I and C upgrade for any of the existing nuclear power plants under operation. Also included in this report are the descriptions on a design of the chemical volume control system (CVCS), on the supporting work performed to draw the logic diagrams for CVCS using the tool ISaGRAF, and on the generation of a set of system displays to be used as references.

  20. Ultrasound screening and follow-up of congenital hip dislocation

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    Ballerini, G.; Avanzini, A.; Colombo, T.; Micucci, E.

    1990-01-01

    US screening for hip dysplasia was performed on 1421 full-term newborns. The study was aimed at: 1) evaluating US feasibility in an unselected maternity ward population; 2) determining the frequency of the different types of hips, and correlating ours with literature data; 3) evaluating the efficacy of both an early prevention and treatment. All US examination were performed within the first week of life and the 2842 hips classified according to Graf. At birth, normal hips (Ia, Ib) were 2064 (72.6%) (group I); Physiologically immature hips (IIa) were 721 (25.4%) (group II); pathological hips (group III) were: 43 (1.5%) IIc, 8 (o.3%) IId, 6 (0.2%) III. Hips in group B were cheked at 3 months: 502 were normal, 51 were type IIb, and 1 was type IId: the latter 52 hips were treated and normalized in the following months. Hips in group C (types IIc, IId, and III=57 hips) were treated and cheked every seventh week until normalization. Our experience confirm US value in the evaluation of hip dysplasia in the newborn. In our opinion, the use of this method shoul be encouraged, although US screening of all newborns remains controversial on a cost-benefit ratio. Multicentric studies will better define US sensitivity, specificity and reliability. The correlation of ours results with literature data was difficult, because study populations are not always homogeneous. As for therapy, we found the plastic splint very effective and easy to use: In 2 cases, Milgram devices were used for a few months

  1. Convection Heat Transfer Modeling of Ag Nanofluid Using Different Viscosity Theories

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    Ali Bakhsh Kasaeian

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT: In this paper, the effects of adding nanoparticles (including Ag to a fluid media for improving free convection heat transfer were analysed. The free convective heat transfer was assumed to be in laminar flow regime, and the corresponding calculations and solutions were all done by the integral method. Water, as a Newtonian fluid, was considered as the base and all relevant thermo physical properties of the nanofluids were considered to be unvarying. The calculations performed and the graphs generated showed that, in general, the addition of nanoparticles to the fluid media resulted in an increment or improvement of its heat transfer coefficient. With increase in the concentration of the nanoparticles, the heat transfer rate of the fluid also increased. The increment in heat transfer is also dependent on the nanoparticles’ thermal conductivity and the viscosity theory which was utilized in the calculations. In this study, four different theories were used to calculate the viscosities of the nanofluids. The effects of viscosity on the nanofluids’ thermal conductivity were apparent from the calculations which were performed for nanoparticle concentrations of 4% or less. ABSTRAK: Kajian ini menganalisis kesan penambahan nanopartikel Ag ke dalam media bendalir bagi tujuan pembaikkan pemindahan haba perolakan bebas. Perolakan bebas diandaikan berada di zon aliran laminar, di mana penyelesaian dan pengiraan telah dilakukan mengunakan kaedah kamilan. Air yang merupakan cecair Newtonian, dianggap sebagai asas dan sifat terma fizikal nanocecair dianggapkan tidak berubah. Mengikut pengiraan yang dilakukan dan graf yang diplotkan, umumnya penambahan nanopartikel kepada media bendalir menyebabkan peningkatan dan pengembangan pekali pemindahan haba. Kadar pemindahan haba meningkat dengan nanopartikel. Peningkatan pemindahan haba juga bergantung kepada pengalir haba nanopartikel dan teori kelikatan yang digunakan. Di dalam kajian ini, empat

  2. Fabricación de piezas de fundición con grafito esferoidal en molde metálico

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    Urrestarazu, A.

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available The features and suitability of high requirements ductile iron castings production using metallic moulds have been studied in the present work. The structural and mechanical properties of the produced castings have been analysed and compared to the corresponding ones but fabricated using green sand moulds according to a conventional production process. The higher cooling rate in the metallic moulds is the main cause for the appearance of the detected structural changes in castings. The mechanical and microstructural properties obtained directly on castings are remarkable due to the higher nodule count among other factors. Finally, the benefits and inconveniences found in this kind of production methodology using metallic moulds are also discussed.En este trabajo se estudia el empleo de moldes metálicos o permanentes para la fabricación de piezas de fundición esferoidal con elevados requerimientos funcionales y se analizan sus propiedades, comparándolas con piezas obtenidas utilizando moldes de arena de sílice, de acuerdo con las metodologías más habituales para este tipo de procesos. La elevada velocidad de solidificación y el posterior enfriamiento rápido de la austenita formada en estado sólido se erigen como los principales factores diferenciadores que originan las modificaciones estructurales detectadas en las piezas. Las propiedades físicas, mecánicas y microestructurales obtenidas directamente sobre pieza son destacables debido, entre otros aspectos, al gran número de esferoides grafíticos obtenidos en las piezas. Se discuten también las ventajas e inconvenientes encontrados en esta metodología de producción que emplea moldes fabricados con una aleación metálica específica.

  3. Exposure history and terrestrial ages of ordinary chondrites from the Dar al Gani region, Libya

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    Welten, K. C.; Nishiizumi, K.; Finkel, R. C.; Hillegonds, D. J.; Jull, A. J. T.; Franke, L.; Schultz, L.

    2004-03-01

    We measured the concentrations of noble gases in 32 ordinary chondrites from the Dar al Gani (DaG) region, Libya, as well as concentrations of the cosmogenic radionuclides 14C, 10Be, 26Al, 36Cl, and 41Ca in 18 of these samples. Although the trapped noble gases in five DaG samples show ratios typical of solar or planetary gases, in all other DaG samples, they are dominated by atmospheric contamination, which increases with the degree of weathering. Cosmic ray exposure (CRE) ages of DaG chondrites range from ~1 Myr to 53 Myr. The CRE age distribution of 10 DaG L chondrites shows a cluster around 40 Myr due to four members of a large L6 chondrite shower. The CRE age distribution of 19 DaG H chondrites shows only three ages coinciding with the main H chondrite peak at ~7 Myr, while seven ages are Sahara but younger than two DaG achondrites. Despite the loss of cosmogenic 36Cl and 41Ca during oxidation of metal and troilite, concentrations of 36Cl and 41Ca in the silicates are also consistent with 14C ages meteorites and achondrites but also chondrites can survive the hot desert environment for more than 50 kyr. A possible explanation is that older meteorites were covered by soils during wetter periods and were recently exhumed by removal of these soils due to deflation during more arid periods, such as the current one, which started ~3000 years ago. Finally, based on the 26Al/21Ne and 10Be/21Ne systematics in 16 DaG meteorites, we derived more reliable estimates of the 10Be/21Ne production rate ratio, which seems more sensitive to shielding than was predicted by the semi-empirical model of Graf et al. (1990) but less sensitive than was predicted by the purely physical model of Leya et al. (2000).

  4. Statistical Comparison of the Baseline Mechanical Properties of NBG-18 and PCEA Graphite

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    Mark C. Carroll; David T. Rohrbaugh

    2013-08-01

    High-purity graphite is the core structural material of choice in the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR), a graphite-moderated, helium-cooled design that is capable of producing process heat for power generation and for industrial process that require temperatures higher than the outlet temperatures of present nuclear reactors. The Baseline Graphite Characterization Program is endeavoring to minimize the conservative estimates of as-manufactured mechanical and physical properties by providing comprehensive data that captures the level of variation in measured values. In addition to providing a comprehensive comparison between these values in different nuclear grades, the program is also carefully tracking individual specimen source, position, and orientation information in order to provide comparisons and variations between different lots, different billets, and different positions from within a single billet. This report is a preliminary comparison between the two grades of graphite that were initially favored in the two main VHTR designs. NBG-18, a medium-grain pitch coke graphite from SGL formed via vibration molding, was the favored structural material in the pebble-bed configuration, while PCEA, a smaller grain, petroleum coke, extruded graphite from GrafTech was favored for the prismatic configuration. An analysis of the comparison between these two grades will include not only the differences in fundamental and statistically-significant individual strength levels, but also the differences in variability in properties within each of the grades that will ultimately provide the basis for the prediction of in-service performance. The comparative performance of the different types of nuclear grade graphites will continue to evolve as thousands more specimens are fully characterized from the numerous grades of graphite being evaluated.

  5. Un estudio sobre los cambios lingüísticos del español escrito en las charlas informales por internet A study on language changes of written spanish in internet chats

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    Isabel Gretel María Eres Fernández

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available La comunicación por Internet ha aumentado mucho en los últimos años. Sin embargo, principalmente en las charlas informales (salas de chat, se constatan cambios en la ortografía de varias palabras. Para este estudio, se recogieron textos de salas de chat en español durante cuatro meses y se analizaron los cambios ortográficos intencionales. Las modificaciones encontradas ocurren principalmente por dos motivos: creatividad de los usuarios y necesidad de rápida comunicación. La consecuencia es básicamente el uso de grafías iguales para un mismo fonema y la abreviación o simplificación de palabras. Así, esas nuevas formas usadas en la escrita informal por Internet pueden resultar confusas, de ahí que sea importante enseñarles a los estudiantes de Español como Lengua Extranjera algunas características de esa nueva escritura, para que tengan condiciones de comunicarse en las charlas informales con mayor efectividad.Internet communication has increased massively in the last few years. Mainly in informal chats several spelling changes can be observed. For this study, protocols of internet chats were collected during four months and intentional spelling changes were analyzed. These changes occur due to two main factors: language users' creativity and the need for a fast-paced communication. The basic consequence is the use of one single grapheme for a given phoneme and the abbreviation or simplification of words. These newly created Internet written words can be confusing at times, hence the importance of teaching learners of Spanish as a Foreign Language the characteristics of this form of written language, so they can communicate more efficiently in informal conversations.

  6. The 12-item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II: a nonparametric item response analysis

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    Fernandez Ana

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Previous studies have analyzed the psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II using classical omnibus measures of scale quality. These analyses are sample dependent and do not model item responses as a function of the underlying trait level. The main objective of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the WHO-DAS II items and their options in discriminating between changes in the underlying disability level by means of item response analyses. We also explored differential item functioning (DIF in men and women. Methods The participants were 3615 adult general practice patients from 17 regions of Spain, with a first diagnosed major depressive episode. The 12-item WHO-DAS II was administered by the general practitioners during the consultation. We used a non-parametric item response method (Kernel-Smoothing implemented with the TestGraf software to examine the effectiveness of each item (item characteristic curves and their options (option characteristic curves in discriminating between changes in the underliying disability level. We examined composite DIF to know whether women had a higher probability than men of endorsing each item. Results Item response analyses indicated that the twelve items forming the WHO-DAS II perform very well. All items were determined to provide good discrimination across varying standardized levels of the trait. The items also had option characteristic curves that showed good discrimination, given that each increasing option became more likely than the previous as a function of increasing trait level. No gender-related DIF was found on any of the items. Conclusions All WHO-DAS II items were very good at assessing overall disability. Our results supported the appropriateness of the weights assigned to response option categories and showed an absence of gender differences in item functioning.

  7. PEMBUATAN PERANGKAT LUNAK DATA MINING UNTUK PENGGALIAN KAIDAH ASOSIASI MENGGUNAKAN METODE APRIORI

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    Leo Willyanto Santoso

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available There are many theories and approaches that have been developed to find pattern and association rule. One of the methods that have been developed is apriori method. Any method previously finds itemset using graph approaches that have weakness on huge memory usage. The lack of memory will affect many item that able to process. Further, many approaches use internal data structure that very complex and need resource addition to do this computation. In this research, apriori method was used to get association rule that describe relation between items in transactional database. The database that used is three kinds that have different in total transactional. Based on the empirical test, can be concluded that computational time to get asociation rule is influenced by the number of transaction and using "tidlist" data structure in apriori methods can reduce time because only read database one time. Abstract in Bahasa Indonesia : Banyak teori dan pendekatan yang dikembangkan untuk memperoleh hasil penemuan kaidah asosiasi dan pola. Salah satu metode yang dikembangkan yaitu dengan menggunakan metode apriori. Beberapa dari metode sebelumnya melakukan pencarian itemset dengan pendekatan graf asosiasi yang memiliki kelemahan pada penggunaan memori yang besar. Keterbatasan memori jelas akan mempengaruhi banyaknya item yang bisa diproses. Lebih jauh lagi, sebagian besar pendekatan menggunakan struktur data internal sangat rumit yang tidak bersifat lokal dan membutuhkan tambahan sumber daya dan banyak komputasi. Pada riset ini, metode apriori digunakan untuk memperoleh kaidah asosiasi yang menggambarkan hubungan antar item pada database transaksional. Database yang digunakan ada tiga buah yang masing-masing memiliki jumlah transaksi yang berbeda. Dari hasil pengujian empiris dapat ditarik kesimpulan bahwa waktu komputasi untuk menghasilkan kaidah asosiasi dipengaruhi oleh jumlah transaksi dan Penggunaan struktur data "tidlist" pada algoritma apriori

  8. Colour doppler ultrasound assessment of the normal neonatal hip

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    Ortiz-Neira, C.L.; Laffan, E.; Daneman, A.; Fong, K.; Roposch, A.

    2009-01-01

    To determine the morphology and hemodynamic characteristics of the arterial vessels of the proximal femur according to specific anatomic regions in asymptomatic neonates in 2 pediatric-based health care institutions. Forty-three neonates (29 female, 14 male; age range, 2 d-3 mo; median age, 3 d) were enrolled in the study. Thirty-two (37%) of 86 hips were classified as Graf type IIA joints (mean alpha angle, 56.0 o ± 2.7 o ), and 54 (63%) were classified as type I joints (mean alpha angle, 65.0 o ± 4.6 o ). Colour and spectral Doppler imaging identified vessels running along the acetabular labrum, epiphyseal vessels, and femoral neck. We showed 4 different patterns of vascularity of the hips: radial, parallel, mixed radial-parallel, and indeterminate, however, they were not related to the hip maturity (P = .3, coronal plane; P = .62, transverse plane) or to the amount of colour pixels identified in each region (P = .35). The mean number of pixels in the ligamentum teres region was significantly higher than that in other regions of interest (P =.03). Except for the acetabular labrum arteries, Doppler spectrum waveforms of proximal femur arteries presented with low resistivity. There was a tendency towards females' acetabular arteries presenting with lower peak systolic velocities than males' acetabular arteries (P =.06). Colour Doppler spectrum waveforms and intensity of vascularity in normal neonatal hips differ according to the anatomic region under evaluation. This observation deserves further investigation on its role on the physiopathogenesis of neonatal hip disorders. (author)

  9. A review of the neural and behavioral consequences for unitizing emotional and neutral information

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    Brendan eMurray

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    Full Text Available A special type of association, called a unitization, is formed when pieces of information are encoded as a single representation in memory (e.g., shirt and blue are encoded as a blue shirt; Graf & Schacter, 1989 and typically are later reactivated in memory as a single unit, allowing access to the features of multiple related stimuli at once (Bader et al., 2010; Diana et al., 2011. This review examines the neural processes supporting memory for unitizations and how the emotional content of the material may influence unitization. Although associative binding is typically reliant on hippocampal processes and supported by recollection, the first part of this review will present evidence to suggest that when two items are unitized into a single representation, memory for those bound items may be accomplished on the basis of familiarity and without reliance on the hippocampus. The second part of this review discusses how emotion may affect the processes that give rise to unitizations. Emotional information typically receives a mnemonic benefit over neutral information, but the literature is mixed on whether the presence of emotional information impedes or enhances the associative binding of neutral information (reviewed by Mather, 2007. It has been suggested that the way the emotional and neutral details are related together may be critical to whether the neutral details are enhanced or impeded (Mather, 2007; Mather & Sutherland, 2011. We focus on whether emotional arousal aides or inhibits the creation of a unitized representation, presenting preliminary data and future directions to test empirically the effects of forming and retrieving emotional and neutral unitizations.

  10. Unterrichtsentwurf: Die Entwicklung eines nationalen Identitätsbewusstseins in den von Napoleon besetzten Ländern

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    Full Text Available Nathalie Friedrichs proposes the following lesson plan for the senior classes of the German Gymnasium (grammar-school: „Die Entwicklung eines nationalen Identitätsbewusstseins in den von Napoleon besetzten Ländern“ (The Development of a National Sense of Identity in the Countries Occupied by Napeoleon.The central question, however, is whether this new German national consciousness at the dawn of the 19th century can be traced back to Napoleon’s reign in the Rhineland region or whether it emerged during the wars of liberation as a result of a firm rejection of Napoleon.The following materials will be given to the pupils beforhand: A short preparatory text with essential background information, a pithy quote , and two historical sources, namely the appeal of Ludwig Adolf Peter Graf von Sayn-Wittgenstein to support the war of liberation, and another more francophile source by the physician Adolf Kußmaul. The latter source points in the direction of a positive experience during the time of French occupation and therefore relativises the claim of a German patriotism as a direct result of the war against France. From a didactical viewpoint, the lesson aims to develop the prerequisites for a critical analysis of historical source texts and different points of view on the topic. Finally, a table listing the respective pros and cons of the Napoleonic arguments is sketched out, visualising the perspectives of the students and leading to the final discussion, which should produce answers to the questions of the role of Napoleon for the Germans.

  11. Low–Cost Bio-Based Carbon Fiber for High-Temperature Processing

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    Naskar, Amit K. [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Akato, Kokouvi M. [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Tran, Chau D. [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Paul, Ryan M. [GrafTech International Holdings, Inc., Brooklyn Heights, OH (United States); Dai, Xuliang [GrafTech International Holdings, Inc., Brooklyn Heights, OH (United States)

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    GrafTech International Holdings Inc. (GTI), worked with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under CRADA No. NFE-15-05807 to develop lignin-based carbon fiber (LBCF) technology and to demonstrate LBCF performance in high-temperature products and applications. This work was unique and different from other reported LBCF work in that this study was application-focused and scalability-focused. Accordingly, the executed work was based on meeting criteria based on technology development, cost, and application suitability. The focus of this work was to demonstrate lab-scale LBCF from at least 4 different precursor feedstock sources that could meet the estimated production cost of $5.00/pound and have ash level of less than 500 ppm in the carbonized insulation-grade fiber. Accordingly, a preliminary cost model was developed based on publicly available information. The team demonstrated that 4 lignin samples met the cost criteria, as highlighted in Table 1. In addition, the ash level for the 4 carbonized lignin samples were below 500 ppm. Processing asreceived lignin to produce a high purity lignin fiber was a significant accomplishment in that most industrial lignin, prior to purification, had greater than 4X the ash level needed for this project, and prior to this work there was not a clear path of how to achieve the purity target. The lab scale development of LBCF was performed with a specific functional application in mind, specifically for high temperature rigid insulation. GTI is currently a consumer of foreignsourced pitch and rayon based carbon fibers for use in its high temperature insulation products, and the motivation was that LBCF had potential to decrease costs and increase product competitiveness in the marketplace through lowered raw material costs, lowered energy costs, and decreased environmental footprint. At the end of this project, the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) remained at 5 for LBCF in high temperature insulation.

  12. A new Purkinje cell antibody (anti-Ca associated with subacute cerebellar ataxia: immunological characterization

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    Full Text Available Abstract We report on a newly discovered serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF reactivity to Purkinje cells (PCs associated with subacute inflammatory cerebellar ataxia. The patient, a previously healthy 33-year-old lady, presented with severe limb and gait ataxia, dysarthria, and diplopia two weeks after she had recovered from a common cold. Immunohistochemical studies on mouse, rat, and monkey brain sections revealed binding of a high-titer (up to 1:10,000 IgG antibody to the cerebellar molecular layer, Purkinje cell (PC layer, and white matter. The antibody is highly specific for PCs and binds to the cytoplasm as well as to the inner side of the membrane of PC somata, dendrites and axons. It is produced by B cell clones within the CNS, belongs to the IgG1 subclass, and activates complement in vitro. Western blotting of primate cerebellum extract revealed binding of CSF and serum IgG to an 80-97 kDa protein. Extensive control studies were performed to rule out a broad panel of previously described paraneoplastic and non-paraneoplastic antibodies known to be associated with cerebellar ataxia. Screening of >9000 human full length proteins by means of a protein array and additional confirmatory experiments revealed Rho GTPase activating protein 26 (ARHGAP26, GRAF, oligophrenin-1-like protein as the target antigen. Preadsorption of the patient's serum with human ARHGAP26 but not preadsorption with other proteins resulted in complete loss of PC staining. Our findings suggest a role of autoimmunity against ARHGAP26 in the pathogenesis of subacute inflammatory cerebellar ataxia, and extend the panel of diagnostic markers for this devastating disease.

  13. EL MAPA Y LA FORMACIÓN DEL PROFESORADO. APORTACIONES SOBRE LA CARTOGRAFÍA EN REVISTAS Y SUGERENCIAS BIBLIOGRÁFICAS.

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    María Francisca Álvarez Orellana

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    Full Text Available Resumen:En este trabajo se presenta una recopilación bibliográfica sobre la cartografía y su enseñanza basada en la revisión de revistas de geografía y de didáctica de los últimos veinte años y en las obras básicas de contenidos cartográficos teóricos, prácticos y didácticos. Esta recopilación quiere ser útil especialmente para los profesores preocupados por la enseñanza de los mapas y de la Geo- grafía con mapas y desean mejorar el proceso de su enseñanza-aprendizaje.Palabras clave:Formación permanente, cartografía, mapas, enseñanza de la Geografía, bibliografía cartográfica. Abstract:Tbis work shows a bibliographic summary about wtograpby and its teaching from the chec- king of geographical and didactic reviews and a basic bibliography of cartography. Tbis summary wants to be usefull for teachers interesting about teaching of maps and Geography with maps to make progress the teaching. Keywords:Cartography; maps; teaching of Geography; cartographic bibliography;Resumé:On propose une compilation bibliographique envuon la cartographie et sa enseignement basé á la revision de revues geographiques et didactiques et bibliographie basique de cartographie. Cene compilation veut etre utile pour les professeurs préocupés a I'enseignement de cartes et Géograp- hie avec caries et ils désirent avantager le proces d'enseignement-apprentissage. Mots Clé:Cartographie, carie géographique, enseignement de Geographie, bibliographie cartographique. 

  14. Preliminary 3D In-situ measurements of the texture evolution of strained H2O ice during annealing using neutron Laue diffractometry

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    Journaux, Baptiste; Montagnat, Maurine; Chauve, Thomas; Ouladdiaf, Bachir; Allibon, John

    2015-04-01

    Dynamic recrystallization (DRX) strongly affects the evolution of microstructure (grain size and shape) and texture (crystal preferred orientation) in materials during deformation at high temperature. Since texturing leads to anisotropic physical properties, predicting the effect of DRX is essential for industrial applications, for interpreting geophysical data and modeling geodynamic flows, and predicting ice sheet flow and climate evolution. A large amount of literature is available related to metallurgy, geology or glaciology, but there remains overall fundamental questions about the relationship between nucleation, grain boundary migration and texture development at the microscopic scale. Previous measurements of DRX in ice were either conducted using 2D ex-situ techniques such as AITA [1,2] or Electron Backscattering Diffraction (EBSD) [3], or using 3D statistical ex-situ [4] or in-situ [5] techniques. Nevertheless, all these techniques failed to observe at the scale of nucleation processes during DRX in full 3D. Here we present a new approach using neutron Laue diffraction, which enable to perform 3D measurements of in-situ texture evolution of strained polycrystalline H2O ice (>2% at 266 K) during annealing at the microscopic scale. Thanks the CYCLOPS instrument [6] (Institut Laue Langevin Grenoble, France) and the intrinsic low background of this setup, preliminary observations enabled us to follow, in H2O ice, the evolution of serrated grain boundaries, and kink-band during annealing. Our observations show a significant evolution of the texture and internal misorientation over the course of few hours at an annealing temperature of 268.5 K. In the contrary, ice kink-band structures seem to be very stable over time at near melting temperatures. The same samples have been analyzed ex-situ using EBSD for comparison. These results represent a first step toward in-situ microscopic measurements of dynamic recrystallization processes in ice during strain. This

  15. Selected Abstracts of the 2nd Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies (jENS 2017; Venice (Italy; October 31-November 4, 2017; Session "Quality Improvement, Parents Centered Care"

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    M. Thanhaeuser, A. Repa, A. Berger, N. HaidenABS 20. INCREASED BREAST MILK USE REDUCED SEVERITY OF NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS IN A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN A CHINESE NICU • Q. Zhou, SK. Lee, XJ. Hu, SJ. Lee, SY. Jiang, Y. CaoABS 21. SCARRED FOR LIFE? • M. Kristiansen, C.-A. Olsson MägiABS 22. HOW CAN NEONATAL NURSES ENHANCE PARENT-INFANT BOND BY EMPOWERING PARENTS • M.J. Ravn, J.B. WigdelABS 23. SKIN-TO-SKIN CONTACT IN EXTREMELY PRETERM NEWBORNS • H. Pavlyshyn, I. Sarapuk, O. KlishchABS 24. DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INTEGRATED FAMILY DELIVERED NEONATAL CARE MODEL INCLUDING A PARENT SUPPORT MOBILE APP • J. Banerjee, A. Aloysius, K. Platonos, A. DeierlABS 25. EMPLOYING A NUTRITION NURSE IN NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT IMPROVED NUTRITION AND GROWTH OUTCOMES IN PRETERM NEONATES • O. Aydemir, A. Calik Saglik, Z. Sekili, N. TekinABS 26. THE EFFECT OF BATHING AT TWO DIFFERENT TIMES ON BODY TEMPERATURE AND SKIN MOISTURE LEVEL IN NEWBORNS • D. Gözen, S. Yalnızoğlu Çaka, S. Ateş Beşirik, Y. PerkABS 27. MOTHER-INFANT CLOSENESS SUPPORTS THE BREASTFEEDING OF PRETERM INFANTS AT DISCHARGE • S. Raiskila, A. Axelin, L. Toome, S. Caballero, B. Tandberg, R. Montirosso, E. Normann, B. Hallberg, B. Westrup, U. Ewald, L. LehtonenABS 28. THE FIRST MINUTES WHEN MY EXTREMELY PRETERM INFANT WAS BORN • C. Israelsson, F. ThorolfsonABS 29. DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF eLEARNING EDUCATION TO SUPPORT BREASTFEEDING IN NICU • W. Higman, L. Wallace, A. Turner, S. Law, K. BlakeABS 30. THE ROLE OF PAEDIATRIC PHYSIO-/OC­CUPATIONAL THERAPISTS IN PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT AT THE NICU • M.J.C. Eijsermans, M.J. Jongmans, C.H. Verhage, F. Jenken, J. van der Net, M.J. Benders, A. van den HoogenABS 31. NEUROPROTECTIVE DEVELOPMENTAL CARE: STATE OF KNOWLEDGE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE • A. Lavallée, G. De Clifford-Faugère, A.N. Fernandez Oviedo, C. Garcia, M. Héon, M. AitaABS 32. PROSPECTIVE SURVEILLANCE OF RISK FACTORS FOR INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE IN PRETERM

  16. Adressaadi dünaamikast Harriet Jacobsi orjanarratiivis "Incidents in a Life of a Slave Girl ja Eduard Vilde ajaloolises romaanis "Mahtra Sõda" / The Impact of Implied Reader on Harriet Jacobs' Slave Narrative Incidents in a Life of a Slave Girl and Eduard Vilde's Historical Novel Mahtra sõda

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    Full Text Available Teesid: Orjust ja orjandust puudutavate kirjandusteoste kirjapanemise eesmärk ulatub sageli autori isiklikest kunstilistest taotlustest kaugemale ja on seotud sooviga teksti lugejat mõjutada, mistõttu on kirjutajate jaoks oluline võita nende publiku usaldus. Artikkel uurib, milliseid vahendeid eesti ja AafrikaAmeerika autorid kasutavad, et veenda lugejaid oma tekstide või minevikutõlgenduse tõeväärtuses. Analüüs toetub Harriet Jacobsi kanoonilisele orjanarratiivile „Incidents in a Life of a Slave Girl“ (1861 ja Eduard Vilde ajaloolisele romaanile „Mahtra sõda“ (1902. Kahte nõnda erinevasse kirjandustraditsiooni kuuluvate tekstide käsitlemine ühe artikli piirides aitas märgata huvitavat paralleeli – mõlemad analüüsitud autorid toetusid teostes dokumentaalsele abimaterjalile, et paigutada tekstis kirjeldatud sündmuseid tekstivälisesse maailma.   Texts that depict slavery or serfdom, both autobiographical and fictional, are often written with a purpose that is not restricted to the artistic objectives of a particular author. Their purpose may be to find supporters for the abolitionist cause, to provide the readers with an understanding of the everyday conditions of slavery or serfdom, or to use the past in order to speak about the present, etc. In order to reach these objectives and not alienate their audience, the literary work has to take into account the reader’s expectations (i.e., regarding the genre or their prejudice (i.e., regarding the author. This means that these supposed ideas or prejudices influence the ways in which authors tell the story. This article explores the dynamics of address in Harriet Jacobs’s autobiographical slave narrative Incidents in a Life of a Slave Girl (1861 and Eduard Vilde’s historical novel The War of Mahtra (1902 in order to outline the strategies the authors use to gain the reader’s trust and connect their work with the world outside the text. These strategies have also

  17. Una propuesta de análisis lingüístico-poético de cuatro de los Cantares de Dzitbalché

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    Lucero Meléndez Guadarrama

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available El estudio de los Cantares de Dzitbalché desde la perspectiva lingüístico-poética permite a los mayistas observar este grupo de textos como un registro de lengua con características formales especiales. Con base en la propuesta de Roman Jakobson (1984 [1956], en este análisis se puede apreciar que en los Cantares predomina la función poética sobre las demás funciones del lenguaje y se manifiesta con figuras literarias como la anáfora, el paralelismo y la aliteración. A través de recursos fónicos y sintácticos, los ejes de selección y de combinación interactúan y dan como resultado formas lingüísticas marcadas. Por otro lado, en el trabajo se discuten aspectos relacionados con la traducción de las figuras literarias de los textos indígenas. Se propone además, una fonetización de los textos apegados a las características del maya yucateco hablado y no a las grafías empleadas en la época colonial.The research on the Cantares of Dzitbalché from a linguistic-poetic perspective enables mayanist to consider these texts as a register of a language with special formal characteristics. Based on the Roman Jakobson proposal, it is possible to appreciate that in the Cantares there is a predominance of the poetic function over the rest of the functions of the language and it is manifested with literary figures as the anaphora, parallelism and alliteration. Through phonic and syntactic resources, the axis of selection and combination interact and give us as a result marked linguistic forms. The aspects related with the translation of the literary figures of the indigenous texts are discussed in this article as well. Furthermore, I propose a phonetic transcription of the text that is more related to the characteristics of the spoken Maya Yucatec than those employed in the colonial register.

  18. Use of the Tübingen splint for the initial management of severely dysplastic and unstable hips in newborns with DDH: an alternative to Fettweis plaster and Pavlik harness.

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    Kubo, Hannes; Pilge, Hakan; Weimann-Stahlschmidt, Kristina; Stefanovska, Karoline; Westhoff, Bettina; Krauspe, Ruediger

    2018-02-01

    Hip dysplasia is one of the most common skeletal disorders. As a late consequence 20-25% of the patients are at risk to develop secondary osteoarthritis and may require total hip replacement early in life. The treatment principles of hip dislocation are (1) concentric reposition, (2) retention, i.e., plaster in human post or Pavlik harness and (3) maturation in abduction flexion orthesis. The Tübingen splint was introduced as a further development of abduction devices for the treatment of (residual) hip dysplasia with stable hips. The advantages are easy handling, adjustment according to growth and safe limitation of abduction. The aim of this study was to determine the success of treatment of unstable hips with use of the Tübingen splint from early diagnosis until final end of therapy hence normal ultrasound findings. From January 2003 to August 2016 79 children with 109 sonographic unstable hips were treated with the Tübingen splint initially consequently 24 h/day. Inclusion criteria were diagnosis of type D, type III a/b or type IV hips according to Graf and beginning of treatment at an age of less or equal 6 weeks, without limitation of abduction on clinical examination. At the time of diagnosis 51 type D (46.8%), 46 type III (42.2%) and 12 type IV (11.0%) hips were noticed. In 30 patients (38.0%) bilateral hip dysplasia (type D-IV) was diagnosed. 104 of 109 hips (95.4%) treated with the Tübingen splint could be transferred in a type I hip after a mean treatment period of 88.9 days (SD ± 26.0). In 5 cases (4.6%, 1 type III and 4 type IV hips) the treatment failed. Our data show, that successful treatment of unstable hips in neonates with the Tübingen splint is a comparably successful treatment modality relative to the Pavlik harness and Fettweis plaster.

  19. Developmental dysplasia of the hip in twins: the importance of mechanical factors in the etiology of DDH.

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    De Pellegrin, Maurizio; Moharamzadeh, Desiree

    2010-12-01

    Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a disease of multifactorial etiology. Genetic and intrauterine mechanical factors influence the development of the hip joint and the incidence of DDH. Breech position is a risk factor for DDH. The aim of this study is to analyze whether in twins, the intrauterine mechanical factors, such as a breech position, limitation of fetal mobility, limitation of hip abduction, and increase the incidence of DDH may, therefore, be considered as risk factors. A pair of twins with either breech or cephalic presentation, and no family history of DDH or any other sicknesses were included in this study. During a 6-year period between 2002 and 2007, data were collected on 105 consecutively born twins (210 children with 420 hips) of whom 48 were a cephalic breech, 35 were a cephalic-cephalic, and 22 were a breech-breech presentation. The presentation was defined by regular prenatal ultrasounds and the obstetric records at birth. The average gestational age was 36.7 weeks and average weight at birth was 2290 g. Control group 1 consisted of 274 single gestation children, with a cephalic presentation at birth. The average gestational age was 39.1 weeks and average weight at birth was 3200 g. Control group 2 consisted of 48 single gestation children, with a breech presentation at birth. The average gestational age was 36.8 weeks and average weight at birth was 2870 g. Ultrasonography of the hips was done according to the Graf technique. Statistical analysis was done using a χ² test. The χ² test was used and it showed no significant association between the presence or absence of pathologic hip types in the twins group and in the 2 control groups. A higher incidence of DDH (3.4%) was present in groups 1 and 2. This comparison of a large series of twins with matched controls shows that there is no increased incidence of DDH in twins when compared with single birth infants with no family history of DDH. This study supports the idea that breech

  20. Toward automated classification of acetabular shape in ultrasound for diagnosis of DDH: Contour alpha angle and the rounding index.

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    Hareendranathan, Abhilash Rakkunedeth; Mabee, Myles; Punithakumar, Kumaradevan; Noga, Michelle; Jaremko, Jacob L

    2016-06-01

    The diagnosis of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) in infants is currently made primarily by ultrasound. However, two-dimensional ultrasound (2DUS) images capture only an incomplete portion of the acetabular shape, and the alpha and beta angles measured on 2DUS for the Graf classification technique show high inter-scan and inter-observer variability. This variability relates partly to the manual determination of the apex point separating the acetabular roof from the ilium during index measurement. This study proposes a new 2DUS image processing technique for semi-automated tracing of the bony surface followed by automatic calculation of two indices: a contour-based alpha angle (αA), and a new modality-independent quantitative rounding index (M). The new index M is independent of the apex point, and can be directly extended to 3D surface models. We tested the proposed indices on a dataset of 114 2DUS scans of infant hips aged between 4 and 183 days scanned using a 12MHz linear transducer. We calculated the manual alpha angle (αM), coverage, contour-based alpha angle and rounding index for each of the recordings and statistically evaluated these indices based on regression analysis, area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUC) and analysis of variance (ANOVA). Processing time for calculating αA and M was similar to manual alpha angle measurement, ∼30s per image. Reliability of the new indices was high, with inter-observer intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) 0.90 for αA and 0.89 for M. For a diagnostic test classifying hips as normal or dysplastic, AUC was 93.0% for αA vs. 92.7% for αM, 91.6% for M alone, and up to 95.7% for combination of M with αM, αA or coverage. The rounding index provides complimentary information to conventional indices such as alpha angle and coverage. Calculation of the contour-based alpha angle and rounding index is rapid, shows potential to improve the reliability and accuracy of DDH diagnosis from 2DUS

  1. Can 3D ultrasound identify trochlea dysplasia in newborns? Evaluation and applicability of a technique

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    Kohlhof, Hendrik; Heidt, Christoph; Bähler, Alexandrine; Kohl, Sandro; Gravius, Sascha; Friedrich, Max J.; Ziebarth, Kai; Stranzinger, Enno

    2015-01-01

    Highlights: • We evaluated a possible screening method for trochlea dysplasia. • 3D ultrasound was used to perform the measurements on standardized axial planes. • The evaluation of the technique showed comparable results to other studies. • This technique may be used as a screening technique as it is quick and easy to perform. - Abstract: Femoro-patellar dysplasia is considered as a significant risk factor of patellar instability. Different studies suggest that the shape of the trochlea is already developed in early childhood. Therefore early identification of a dysplastic configuration might be relevant information for the treating physician. An easy applicable routine screening of the trochlea is yet not available. The purpose of this study was to establish and evaluate a screening method for femoro-patellar dysplasia using 3D ultrasound. From 2012 to 2013 we prospectively imaged 160 consecutive femoro-patellar joints in 80 newborns from the 36th to 61st gestational week that underwent a routine hip sonography (Graf). All ultrasounds were performed by a pediatric radiologist with only minimal additional time to the routine hip ultrasound. In 30° flexion of the knee, axial, coronal, and sagittal reformats were used to standardize a reconstructed axial plane through the femoral condyle and the mid-patella. The sulcus angle, the lateral-to-medial facet ratio of the trochlea and the shape of the patella (Wiberg Classification) were evaluated. In all examinations reconstruction of the standardized axial plane was achieved, the mean trochlea angle was 149.1° (SD 4.9°), the lateral-to-medial facet ratio of the trochlea ratio was 1.3 (SD 0.22), and a Wiberg type I patella was found in 95% of the newborn. No statistical difference was detected between boys and girls. Using standardized reconstructions of the axial plane allows measurements to be made with lower operator dependency and higher accuracy in a short time. Therefore 3D ultrasound is an easy

  2. Can 3D ultrasound identify trochlea dysplasia in newborns? Evaluation and applicability of a technique

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    Kohlhof, Hendrik, E-mail: Hendrik.Kohlhof@ukb.uni-bonn.de [Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn (Germany); Heidt, Christoph, E-mail: Christoph.heidt@kispi.uzh.ch [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Children' s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 74, 8032 Switzerland (Switzerland); Bähler, Alexandrine, E-mail: Alexandrine.baehler@insel.ch [Department of Pediatric Radiology, University Children' s Hospital Berne, Freiburgstrasse 18, 3010 Berne (Switzerland); Kohl, Sandro, E-mail: sandro.kohl@insel.ch [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital Berne, Freiburgstrasse 18, 3010 Berne (Switzerland); Gravius, Sascha, E-mail: sascha.gravius@ukb.uni-bonn.de [Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn (Germany); Friedrich, Max J., E-mail: Max.Friedrich@ukb.uni-bonn.de [Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn (Germany); Ziebarth, Kai, E-mail: kai.ziebarth@insel.ch [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital Berne, Freiburgstrasse 18, 3010 Berne (Switzerland); Stranzinger, Enno, E-mail: Enno.Stranzinger@insel.ch [Department of Pediatric Radiology, University Children' s Hospital Berne, Freiburgstrasse 18, 3010 Berne (Switzerland)

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    Highlights: • We evaluated a possible screening method for trochlea dysplasia. • 3D ultrasound was used to perform the measurements on standardized axial planes. • The evaluation of the technique showed comparable results to other studies. • This technique may be used as a screening technique as it is quick and easy to perform. - Abstract: Femoro-patellar dysplasia is considered as a significant risk factor of patellar instability. Different studies suggest that the shape of the trochlea is already developed in early childhood. Therefore early identification of a dysplastic configuration might be relevant information for the treating physician. An easy applicable routine screening of the trochlea is yet not available. The purpose of this study was to establish and evaluate a screening method for femoro-patellar dysplasia using 3D ultrasound. From 2012 to 2013 we prospectively imaged 160 consecutive femoro-patellar joints in 80 newborns from the 36th to 61st gestational week that underwent a routine hip sonography (Graf). All ultrasounds were performed by a pediatric radiologist with only minimal additional time to the routine hip ultrasound. In 30° flexion of the knee, axial, coronal, and sagittal reformats were used to standardize a reconstructed axial plane through the femoral condyle and the mid-patella. The sulcus angle, the lateral-to-medial facet ratio of the trochlea and the shape of the patella (Wiberg Classification) were evaluated. In all examinations reconstruction of the standardized axial plane was achieved, the mean trochlea angle was 149.1° (SD 4.9°), the lateral-to-medial facet ratio of the trochlea ratio was 1.3 (SD 0.22), and a Wiberg type I patella was found in 95% of the newborn. No statistical difference was detected between boys and girls. Using standardized reconstructions of the axial plane allows measurements to be made with lower operator dependency and higher accuracy in a short time. Therefore 3D ultrasound is an easy

  3. Low-Cost Bio-Based Carbon Fibers for High Temperature Processing

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    Paul, Ryan Michael [GrafTech International, Brooklyn Heights, OH (United States); Naskar, Amit [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

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    GrafTech International Holdings Inc. (GTI), under Award No. DE-EE0005779, worked with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under CRADA No. NFE-15-05807 to develop lignin-based carbon fiber (LBCF) technology and to demonstrate LBCF performance in high-temperature products and applications. This work was unique and different from other reported LBCF work in that this study was application-focused and scalability-focused. Accordingly, the executed work was based on meeting criteria based on technology development, cost, and application suitability. High-temperature carbon fiber based insulation is used in energy intensive industries, such as metal heat treating and ceramic and semiconductor material production. Insulation plays a critical role in achieving high thermal and process efficiency, which is directly related to energy usage, cost, and product competitiveness. Current high temperature insulation is made with petroleum based carbon fibers, and one goal of this protect was to develop and demonstrate an alternative lignin (biomass) based carbon fiber that would achieve lower cost, CO2 emissions, and energy consumption and result in insulation that met or exceeded the thermal efficiency of current commercial insulation. In addition, other products were targeted to be evaluated with LBCF. As the project was designed to proceed in stages, the initial focus of this work was to demonstrate lab-scale LBCF from at least 4 different lignin precursor feedstock sources that could meet the estimated production cost of $5.00/pound and have ash level of less than 500 ppm in the carbonized insulation-grade fiber. Accordingly, a preliminary cost model was developed based on publicly available information. The team demonstrated that 4 lignin samples met the cost criteria. In addition, the ash level for the 4 carbonized lignin samples was below 500 ppm. Processing as-received lignin to produce a high purity lignin fiber was a significant accomplishment in that most industrial

  4. [Diagnostic and prognostic values of standard and dynamic ultrasound in early detection and treatment of developmental hip deformity].

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    Pajić, Milos; Vukasinović, Zoran

    2007-01-01

    A clinical examination of a newborn infant is indispensable, but certainly insufficient for a diagnosis of developmental deformity of the hip (DDH) to be made. The use of the ultrasound in the diagnostics of DDH, beside the visualization and making the respective clinical findings objective, made possible verification (still without a distinction of the tissues) of the two basic categories of the primary condition of a newborn baby hips. The purpose of this study was to find out the optimal methodological procedure for the early detection of DDH in newborn infants and sucklings. During 2002 and 2003, at the Neonatal Department of the Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Novi Sad, as well as at the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery "Banjica" Belgrade, there were 4016 newborn infants examined, i.e. 8032 hips clinically and by ultrasound. The standard Graf's methodological procedure was applied completely, supplemented by the dynamic examination by pushing back and streching femora along, that is by the techniques of Couture and Harcke. In order to categorize the condition of the hip of a newborn infant, the sonographic classification of R. Graaf, Th. Harcke and D. Pajidćwas used. The ultrasound analysis demonstrated a frequency of the sonotype lI in 552 (13.08%) of the newborn infants, the sonotype lI in 2934 (73.00%), the sonotype iII+ in 481 (11.97%) and the pathological cases with sonotypes IlIg+42 (1.04%), lIl 17 (0.42%), IlII 15 (0.37%) and IV5 (0.12%). The total number of unstable critical, discentering and discentered cases of DDH was 79 (1.95%). The incidence of DDH was three times more frequent in girls, mostly bilateral; when unilateral, it was more frequent in the left one.T he results of the early treatment were uniformly excellent, but in two cases there was established osteochondritis of the first degree (Pavlik's harness 1, Von Rosen's splint 1). iIt as been proven that the clinical examination was inevitable, but insufficient for diagnosis of DDH

  5. Amistades peligrosas: una aproximación teórica y una clasificación práctica de los falsos amigos entre el español y el griego moderno.

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    Marina Ruiz Morales

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    Full Text Available ENGLISH: Although Spanish and Modern Greek belong to different linguistic families, the number of coincidences they present at phonological and morphological level is very high. This study focuses in one aspect of this relation, namely the case of false friends.Generally speaking, the term refers to words of different languages that present morphological affinity but, at the same time, semantic divergence. In some cases, many of those false friends share the same etymology, which eventually, has generated different meanings in each language; in other cases we are just dealing with a simple phonetic owritten coincidence. After examining various approaches to the phenomenon, a summary of false friends between Spanish and Greek will be presented, since we believe a practical approach of this kind can constitute a useful tool for the teacher, as well for the student ofa foreign language. SPANISH: Aunque el griego y el español pertenecen a familias distintas, llama la atención el alto grado de coincidencias a nivel fonológico y morfológico. Este trabajo se centra en un aspecto de esta relación, el que tiene que ver con los falsos amigos. A grandes rasgos, el término hace referencia a palabras de dos idiomas que presentan afinidad morfológica pero, a la vez, divergencia semántica. Muchos de los falsos amigos se deben a una etimología común que ha derivado en significados distintos en cada lengua, otrossimplemente a una coincidencia a nivel de pronunciación o de grafía. Después de pasar revista por distintas aproximaciones al fenómeno, se presentarán, de forma esquematizada, casos de falsos amigos entre el español y el griego moderno, pues creemos que una presentación de este tipo puede resultar ser una herramienta útil en el proceso de aprendizaje de la lengua extranjera.

  6. Sibilância em crianças e adolescentes vizinhos a uma indústria petroquímica no Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil

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    Ana Claudia Lopes de Moraes

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Verificar a associação entre relato de sibilância em crianças e adolescentes e o local de residência em relação à dispersão dos poluentes atmosféricos emitidos pelo Pólo Petroquímico (PPQ de Guamaré (RN. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal de relato de sibilância em crianças e adolescentes de 0 a 14 anos de idade, residentes no entorno do PPQ de Guamaré, em 2006. Foi utilizado o questionário padronizado do International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood, acrescido de questões relativas ao tabagismo, renda, moradia e escolaridade. Concentrações diárias de PM10, PM2,5, carbono grafítico, SO2, NO2, O3, benzeno, tolueno e xilenos foram medidas em uma estação de monitoramento fixa. As comunidades residentes na área de influência das emissões do PPQ foram classificadas, segundo a direção preferencial dos ventos, em expostas e de referência. RESULTADOS: Participaram do estudo 209 crianças e adolescentes. As concentrações médias diárias dos poluentes monitorados mantiveram-se abaixo dos limites estabelecidos nos padrões de qualidade do ar. A prevalência de sibilos nos últimos 12 meses foi de 27,3%. Associações estatisticamente significantes com sibilos nos últimos 12 meses foram verificadas mesmo após ajustamentos para comunidades expostas [razão de chances (odds ratio, ORajust = 2,01; intervalo de confiança de 95% (IC95% 1,01-4,01], gênero masculino (ORajust = 2,50; IC95% 1,21-5,18 e idade de 0 a 6 anos (ORajust = 5,00; IC95% 2,41-10,39. CONCLUSÃO: Mesmo em baixas concentrações de poluentes atmosféricos, a ocorrência de sintomas respiratórios em crianças e adolescentes nas comunidades no entorno de um PPQ esteve associada a residência na direção preferencial dos ventos, mostrando-se mais vulnerável o grupo de pré-escolares do gênero masculino.

  7. Synthesis, Molecular Structure Optimization, and Cytotoxicity Assay of a Novel 2-Acetyl-3-amino-5-[(2-oxopropylsulfanyl]-4-cyanothiophene

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    Yahia N. Mabkhot

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    Full Text Available A novel thiophene-containing compound, 2-acetyl-3-amino-5-[(2-oxopropylsulfanyl]-4-cyanothiophene (4 was synthesized by reaction of malononitrile with CS2 in the presence of K2CO3 under reflux in DMF and the subsequent reaction with chloroacetone followed by cyclization. This compound has been characterized by means of FT-IR, 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, and mass spectrometry as well as elemental analysis. In addition, the molecular structures of compound 4 was determined by X-ray crystallography. The geometry of the molecule is stabilized by an intramolecular interaction between N1–H1···O1 to form S6 graf set ring motif. In the crystal, molecules are linked via N1–H2···O1 and C7–H7A···N2 interactions to form a three-dimensional network. Molecular structure and other spectroscopic properties of compound 4 were calculated using DFT B3LYP/6-31G (d,p method. Results revealed a good agreement between the optimized geometric parameters and the observed X-ray structure. Furthermore, and by employing the natural bond orbital (NBO method, the intramolecular charge transfer (ICT interactions along with natural atomic charges at different sites, were calculated; results indicated strong n→π* ICT from LP(1N5→BD*(2C15-C16 (63.23 kcal/mol. In addition, the stabilization energy E(2 of the LP(2O3→ BD*(1N5-H6 ICT (6.63 kcal/mol indicated the presence of intramolecular N-H···OH bonding. Similarly, calculations of the electronic spectra of compound 4 using, TD-DFT revealed a good agreement with the experimental data. Finally, compound 4 was evaluated for its in vitro cytotoxic effect against PC-3 and HeLa cell lines, as an anticancer agent, and found to be nontoxic.

  8. Op het raakvlak van historische disciplines

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    Dick E.H. de Boer

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available At the Meeting Point of Historical DisciplinesThis contribution introduces the way in which the interaction between history and archaeology is examined, taking the case of the identification of a tomb and remains of Count William II of Holland, King of the Holy Roman Empire (†1256, in the former abbey church of Middelburg. It stresses the necessity of strict source criticism, which should be self-evident, but is at risk of receiving less attention. This is even truer when one of the disciplines is used as an auxiliary argument to support the other instead of a balanced approach. Wishful interpretation in such a case is a clear risk. The contribution gives some examples, before sketching the advance made thanks to the reapprochement of history and archaeology, and the consequent need for a registration system of archaeological data that can facilitate multi-disciplinary analysis. It ends with an introduction to the different stands in the dossier.Deze bijdrage biedt een inleiding op de wijze waarop de interactie tussen geschiedenis en archeologie wordt bekeken aan de hand van een casus betreffende het graf en de overblijfselen van de in 1256 gesneuvelde graaf Willem II van Holland, koning van het Heilige Roomse Rijk, in de voormalige abdijkerk van Middelburg. Hij benadrukt de noodzaak van een nauwgezette bronnenkritiek. Hoewel deze als vanzelfsprekend moet worden beschouwd, is er een zeker risico van verminderde zorgvuldigheid. Dit speelt vooral wanneer één van de disciplines wordt gebruikt als een hulp-argument, dat de uitkomsten van de andere moet ondersteunen, in plaats van een benadering waarbij beide disciplines in evenwicht zijn. Bij een onbalans is het risico van interpreteren in het licht van de gewenste uitkomst duidelijk aanwezig. De bijdrage geeft hiervan enkele voorbeelden, alvorens de vooruitgang te schetsen die is geboekt juist dankzij de toenadering tussen geschiedenis en archeologie, en aan te geven dat er behoefte is aan een

  9. Effects of soil water availability on water fluxes in winter wheat

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    Cai, G.; Vanderborght, J.; Langensiepen, M.; Vereecken, H.

    2014-12-01

    could focus on a long time (e.g. from vegetation to maturity) effect under different soil water conditions, such as irrigated, sheltered and normal status. Langensiepen, M., Kupisch, M., Graf, A., Schmidt, M. and Ewert, F., 2014. Improving the stem heat balance method for determining sap-flow in wheat. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 186: 34-42.

  10. Comunicación política en la red social Facebook: segmento rusoparlante 

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    M Pilgun

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. El presente artículo expone el análisis de las características de la comunicación política en el segmento rusoparlante de la red social Facebook a base de grupos políticamente activos y sus actores. Al contrario de lo habitual en los EEUU y otros países, los usuarios de blogs rusos prefieren plataformas que combinan elementos típicos de un blog y los de las redes sociales tipo Facebook. Los datos fueron recogidos en un momento político complicado para Rusia (rebeldía en Ucrania lo que avivó la actividad de la oposición rusa y los procesos manipuladores en las redes sociales rusas. Objetivos. El objetivo era clasificar los actores políticamente activos de Facebook ruso y analizar su comportamiento sociolingüístico. Metodología. Se efectuó un análisis interdisciplinar de los grupos políticos (N 200 y actores (N 291 durante enero-mayo 2014. Resultados. Según sus opiniones políticas los actores principales fueron clasificados como oficiales-gubernamentales, de oposición y nacionalistas y juzgando por su actividad como proyectores de espacio comunicativo, manipuladores, grafómanos y autores de Clusters locales. Su comportamiento comunicativo y verbal también ha sido analizado donde fueron identificadas identidades virtuales específicas compartidas. Discusión y conclusiones. Desde que las redes sociales están siendo utilizadas cada vez más con fines políticos el análisis de los procesos sociolingüísticos en las comunidades virtuales activas políticamente ha adquirido mucha importancia tanto en Rusia, como en el resto del mundo. Como la perspectiva del desarrollo futuro del presente estudio se contempla la detección de la relación entre la actividad comunicativa de los actores online y offline dentro de los grupos señalados.

  11. Mobile Apps in Oncology: A Survey on Health Care Professionals' Attitude Toward Telemedicine, mHealth, and Oncological Apps.

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    Kessel, Kerstin A; Vogel, Marco Me; Schmidt-Graf, Friederike; Combs, Stephanie E

    2016-11-24

    Mobile apps are an evolving trend in the medical field. To date, few apps in an oncological context exist. The aim was to analyze the attitude of health care professionals (HCPs) toward telemedicine, mHealth, and mobile apps in the field of oncology. We developed and conducted an online survey with 24 questions evaluating HCPs' general attitude toward telemedicine and patients using medical mobile apps. Specific questions on the possible functionality for patients and the resulting advantages and disadvantages for both the patients' and HCPs' daily clinical routine were evaluated. A total of 108 HCPs completed the survey. In all, 88.9% (96/108) considered telemedicine useful and 84.3% (91/108) supported the idea of an oncological app complementing classical treatment. Automatic reminders, timetables, and assessment of side effects and quality of life during therapy were rated as the most important functions. In contrast, uncertainty regarding medical responsibility and data privacy were reasons mostly named by critics. Most (64.8%, 70/108) were in favor of an alert function due to data input needing further clarification, and 94% (66/70) were willing to contact the patient after a critical alert. In all, 93.5% (101/108) supported the idea of using the collected data for scientific research. Moreover, 75.0% (81/108) believed establishing a mobile app could be beneficial for the providing hospital. A majority of HCPs are in favor of telemedicine and the use of oncological apps by patients. Assessing side effects can lead to quicker response and thus lower inconvenience for patients. Clinical data, such as life quality and treatment satisfaction, could be used to evaluate and improve the therapy workflow. Eventually, a mobile app would enhance the patients' relationship to their treating department because they are in permanent contact. ©Kerstin A Kessel, Marco ME Vogel, Friederike Schmidt-Graf, Stephanie E Combs. Originally published in the Journal of Medical

  12. METHODOLOGICAL BASES OF ECOLOGICAL CULTURE FORMATION OF PUPILS ON THE BASIS OF ECO-DEVELOPMENT IDEAS

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    tool of formation of ecological culture. The levels of formation of ecological culture are proposed; and their characteristics are given. Practical significance. The article shows the realization of the conceptual aspects of the formation of ecological culture of pupils and school practice. Presented methodical support of scientific pedagogical ideas of formation of ecological culture of pupils in the form of programs, textbooks, and teaching aids for students and teachers published in the central (Prosveshenie, Drofa, Ventana-Graf and regional publishing houses in Russia are presented. The proposed model and its methodological support provide a means for the formation of new professional positions of teachers, capable of working in an innovative mode, and implement a new social order of society on education in the field of environment. 

  13. Initial Comparison of Baseline Physical and Mechanical Properties for the VHTR Candidate Graphite Grades

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    Carroll, Mark C. [Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States). VHTR Program

    2014-09-01

    High-purity graphite is the core structural material of choice in the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) design, a graphite-moderated, helium-cooled configuration capable of producing thermal energy for power generation as well as process heat for industrial applications that require temperatures higher than the outlet temperatures of present nuclear reactors. The Baseline Graphite Characterization Program is establishing accurate as-manufactured mechanical and physical property distributions in nuclear-grade graphites by providing comprehensive data that captures the level of variation in measured values. In addition to providing a thorough comparison between these values in different graphite grades, the program is also carefully tracking individual specimen source, position, and orientation information in order to provide comparisons both in specific properties and in the associated variability between different lots, different billets, and different positions from within a single billet. This report is a preliminary comparison between each of the grades of graphite that are considered “candidate” grades from four major international graphite producers. These particular grades (NBG-18, NBG-17, PCEA, IG-110, and 2114) are the major focus of the evaluations presently underway on irradiated graphite properties through the series of Advanced Graphite Creep (AGC) experiments. NBG-18, a medium-grain pitch coke graphite from SGL from which billets are formed via vibration molding, was the favored structural material in the pebble-bed configuration. NBG-17 graphite from SGL is essentially NBG-18 with the grain size reduced by a factor of two. PCEA, petroleum coke graphite from GrafTech with a similar grain size to NBG-17, is formed via an extrusion process and was initially considered the favored grade for the prismatic layout. IG-110 and 2114, from Toyo Tanso and Mersen (formerly Carbone Lorraine), respectively, are fine-grain grades produced via an isomolding

  14. Bon Pastor (Barcelona un territori en construcció

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    Xavier Salas Ramos

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available L'article desenvolupa alguns dels aspectes de la tesi doctoral de l'autor (Sales, 2015. Es planteja una anàlisi de l'evolució del territori en el qual es troba el barri del Bon Pastor (Barcelona, posant l'accent en l'entorn construït. Per a això, la narrativa històrica es complementa amb documentació gràfica, part d'ella a partir dels diversos tallers de participació que l'autor ha desenvolupat i continua desenvolupant-se en aquest barri, en cooperació amb l'Associació de Veïns i l'Ajuntament de Barcelona (Districte de Sant Andreu amb l'objectiu de desenvolupar intervencions en l'espai públic de la zona en relació amb la preservació de la memòria cívica de Bon Pastor i en el context d'avançar en els processos de governaza urbana basada en la participació creativa dels veïns  Alhora s'organitzaven els primers processos participatius, vam començar a documentar la història de Bon Pastor. També a fer rutes pel barri per veure les seves característiques urbanes actuals i recopilar informació sobre els plans urbanístics vigents. Els següents paràgrafs són una síntesi del relat literari de la història de Bon Pastor i les seves principals característiques urbanes. Com va succeir amb Baró de Viver, és un relat que s'haurà d'anar completant a mesura que es desenvolupin els diferents processos participatius amb els relats de les vivències de la població, així com la diferent documentació que ens puguin aportar

  15. Profiling G protein-coupled receptors of Fasciola hepatica identifies orphan rhodopsins unique to phylum Platyhelminthes.

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    McVeigh, Paul; McCammick, Erin; McCusker, Paul; Wells, Duncan; Hodgkinson, Jane; Paterson, Steve; Mousley, Angela; Marks, Nikki J; Maule, Aaron G

    2018-02-05

    G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are established drug targets. Despite their considerable appeal as targets for next-generation anthelmintics, poor understanding of their diversity and function in parasitic helminths has thwarted progress towards GPCR-targeted anti-parasite drugs. This study facilitates GPCR research in the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, by generating the first profile of GPCRs from the F. hepatica genome. Our dataset describes 147 high confidence GPCRs, representing the largest cohort of GPCRs, and the largest set of in silico ligand-receptor predictions, yet reported in any parasitic helminth. All GPCRs fall within the established GRAFS nomenclature; comprising three glutamate, 135 rhodopsin, two adhesion, five frizzled, one smoothened, and one secretin GPCR. Stringent annotation pipelines identified 18 highly diverged rhodopsins in F. hepatica that maintained core rhodopsin signatures, but lacked significant similarity with non-flatworm sequences, providing a new sub-group of potential flukicide targets. These facilitated identification of a larger cohort of 76 related sequences from available flatworm genomes, representing new members of existing groups (PROF1/Srfb, Rho-L, Rho-R, Srfa, Srfc) of flatworm-specific rhodopsins. These receptors imply flatworm specific GPCR functions, and/or co-evolution with unique flatworm ligands, and could facilitate the development of exquisitely selective anthelmintics. Ligand binding domain sequence conservation relative to deorphanised rhodopsins enabled high confidence ligand-receptor matching of seventeen receptors activated by acetylcholine, neuropeptide F/Y, octopamine or serotonin. RNA-Seq analyses showed expression of 101 GPCRs across various developmental stages, with the majority expressed most highly in the pathogenic intra-mammalian juvenile parasites. These data identify a broad complement of GPCRs in F. hepatica, including rhodopsins likely to have key functions in neuromuscular control and

  16. Profiling G protein-coupled receptors of Fasciola hepatica identifies orphan rhodopsins unique to phylum Platyhelminthes

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    2018-04-01

    Full Text Available G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs are established drug targets. Despite their considerable appeal as targets for next-generation anthelmintics, poor understanding of their diversity and function in parasitic helminths has thwarted progress towards GPCR-targeted anti-parasite drugs. This study facilitates GPCR research in the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, by generating the first profile of GPCRs from the F. hepatica genome. Our dataset describes 147 high confidence GPCRs, representing the largest cohort of GPCRs, and the largest set of in silico ligand-receptor predictions, yet reported in any parasitic helminth. All GPCRs fall within the established GRAFS nomenclature; comprising three glutamate, 135 rhodopsin, two adhesion, five frizzled, one smoothened, and one secretin GPCR. Stringent annotation pipelines identified 18 highly diverged rhodopsins in F. hepatica that maintained core rhodopsin signatures, but lacked significant similarity with non-flatworm sequences, providing a new sub-group of potential flukicide targets. These facilitated identification of a larger cohort of 76 related sequences from available flatworm genomes, representing new members of existing groups (PROF1/Srfb, Rho-L, Rho-R, Srfa, Srfc of flatworm-specific rhodopsins. These receptors imply flatworm specific GPCR functions, and/or co-evolution with unique flatworm ligands, and could facilitate the development of exquisitely selective anthelmintics. Ligand binding domain sequence conservation relative to deorphanised rhodopsins enabled high confidence ligand-receptor matching of seventeen receptors activated by acetylcholine, neuropeptide F/Y, octopamine or serotonin. RNA-Seq analyses showed expression of 101 GPCRs across various developmental stages, with the majority expressed most highly in the pathogenic intra-mammalian juvenile parasites. These data identify a broad complement of GPCRs in F. hepatica, including rhodopsins likely to have key functions in

  17. Analysis of percutaneous coronary interventions in a 10-year period (2005–2015 – a single center experience

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    Full Text Available Background: Medicor was established as the third cardiovascular center in Slovenia and started with percutaneous cardiovascular interventions in 2005. The purpose of our study was to describe the features and results of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI performed between 2005 and 2015.Methods: Our retrospective descriptive study included consecutive patients undergoing PCI, who were enrolled in the PCI Registry. Patient characteristics, coronary anatomy, PCI features, use of coronary stents, procedural success and complications were investigated. Special emphasis was put on patients undergoing unprotected left main PCI.Results: During the study period, 1981 PCI procedures were performed. PCI patients were mainly men (73 %, their average age was 65+10 years and a majority (94 % had stable coronary disease with mutivessel involvement (62 %. PCI was performed on 2978 lesions (1.50 lesion/patient with an average diameter stenosis of 85+10 %. Target lesion was located either in the left anterior descending artery (42.9 %, right coronary artery (32.4 %, left circumflex artery (18.4 %, left main (3 %, surgical grafs (2.3 % or in the intermediate artery (1 %. Balloon angioplasty alone was used in 9.6 % while other patients received 1 to 7 stents (1.44+0.86 per patient. Until 2009, drug eluting stents (DES penetration ranged between 20 % and 30 %. It then increased to 80 % in 2012 and 100 % in 2015. PCI was angiographically successful in 95.2 %. Because of PCI complications, 4 patients (0.2 % required immediate open-heart surgery and 4 patients (0.2 % a surgical intervention at the femoral access site. Hospital mortality was 0 %. Stent thrombosis within 30 days was documented in 6 patients (0.3 %. In a subgroup of 58 patients undergoing unprotected lef main PCI, provisional stenting was used in 88 %. DES penetration was 94 %. PCI was angiografcally successful in all patients. Hospital and 30-day mortality rates were 0 %, 1-year mortality 1.7 % (95

  18. La producción cinematográfica en la Argentina: Datos, formas de organización y tipos de empresas

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    Carolina Barnes

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    Full Text Available Cualquier investigación sobre la producción cinematográfica desde una perspectiva econó-mica u organizacional encuentra serios escollos de información. Parte del problema tiene que ver con deficiencias de los datos disponibles. Pero también debe tenerse en cuenta la misma naturaleza de estas actividades, que se organizan por proyectos y en las cuales la empresa, como agente organizador de recursos, tiene un rol menor al observable en otras actividades económicas. Esto tiene consecuencias en términos de la calidad de la información estadística que se produce. Asociado a ello notamos que se ha avanzado relativamente poco en la pro¬ducción bibliográfica que apunte a caracterizar a las empresas productoras de cine en nuestro país. En este marco, el objetivo del artículo es caracterizar la producción cinematográfica en la Argentina. En función de este objetivo nos proponemos: i desarrollar una tipología de formas de producir cine; (ii describir y comparar la información procedente de las fuentes secundarias existentes; y por último, (iii caracterizar a los agentes involucrados en la produc¬ción cinematográfica. Las conclusiones centrales del artículo muestran, por un lado, las limitaciones de la infor¬mación estadística existente acerca del campo cinematográfico argentino y, por otro lado, dan cuenta de una gran diversidad de formas de producción cinematográfica que están íntima¬mente relacionadas con una diversidad de tipos de empresas. El artículo se basa en la biblio¬grafía existente, un conjunto de fuentes secundarias y los hallazgos de un proyecto más am¬plio de investigación.

  19. Superfamily of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs – extraordinary and outstanding success of evolution

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    Kazimierz Kochman

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available The G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs are considered as very diverse and also surprisingly successful structures during the whole evolutionary process, being capable of transducing the different forms of “information” within the cell and also between cells, such as different peptides, lipids, proteins, nucleotides, nucleosides, organic odorants and photons. Complex studies as well as two-dimensional crystallization of rhodopsin, their paradigm, led to the creation of a useful model having a common central core, consisting of seven transmembrane helical domains, which undergoes appropriate structural modification during activation and signal transduction. After the complete delineation of the human genome, which is the apogee of human scientific civilization and culture, it was possible to identify more than 800 human GPCR sequences and in parallel analyze 342 unique functional nonolfactory human GPCR sequences with phylogenetic analyses. These results support, with high bootstrap values, the existence of five main families, named by the authors glutamate, rhodopsin, adhesion, frizzle/taste2, and secretin, forming the GRAFS classification system. Positions of the GPCRs in chromosomal paralogous regions indicate the importance of tetraploidizations or local gene duplication events during their creation. Some families of GPCRs show, however, very little or no similarity in the sequence of amino acid chains. They utilize an enormous number of different domains to bind ligands and to activate the appropriate G-proteins. The delicate tuning of their coupling to G proteins is further regulated by splicing, RNA editing and phosphorylation. A number of GPCRs may also form homodimers or heterodimers with structurally different GPCRs and also with membrane-bound proteins having one transmembrane domain. It should also be stressed that not all GPCRs are strictly faithful to G proteins because growing evidence indicates that they can interact directly

  20. DIFFERENCES IN THE MOTORIC ABILITIES OF STUDENTS DUE TO THE BODY MASS INDEX (BMI

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    Full Text Available Introduction:The research has been conducted in order to establish differences in motoric abilities due to the body mass index (BMI with the tested students at the eighth grade (Barlow, & the Expert Committee, 2007. Methods: During the research 160 male students aged 14 were tested. On the base of (BMI they were divided into 3 groups (normal, overweight, and with obesity. They were tested with 6 motor tests for: explosive power, repetitive power, coordination, equilibrium, precision, and flexibility. Along with basic statistic parameters, the differences between the groups are established through: ANOVA, MANOVA and LSD-tests. Results: The obtained results are presented in 5 tables. On the base of the results, a statistically significant difference in favor of the group of normal body mass index is recorded in the following tests: standing a long jump, agility on the ground and keeping balance on one leg. Discussion: The results obtained in this research indicate that obesity and overweight cause a negative effect and result in lower performances concerning some motoric abilities. On the base of the obtained results, it is concluded that the group of students of normal body mass index achieved the best results in the motoric abilities with assessing the following: explosive power, coordination, and equilibrium. As for the motoric ability concerning: precision, repetitive power, and flexibility, there are no established statistically significant differences between the three groups. The obtained results correspond with some former researches (Milanese, et al., 2010; Zhu, Sheng, Wu, & Cairney, 2010, and some do not (De Toia, et al., 2009. References: Barlow SE et al. (2007. Pediatrics, 120, 164–92. De Toia D, Klein D, Weber S, Wessely N, Koch B, Tokarski W, Dordel S, Strüder H, Graf C (2009. European Journal of Obesity, 2(4, 221–5. Zhu YC, Sheng K, Wu SK, Cairney J (2011. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(2, 801–7. Milanese C

  1. Geografía, TICs e Inclusión Social: empoderamiento ciudadano desde el ámbito educativo para una regeneración urbana

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    Jose Jesús Delgado Peña

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    Full Text Available La Geografía tiene mucho que aportar en la puesta en valor y mejora de espacios urbanos en ries-go de exclusión social mediante la aplicación de las TICs en el ámbito de la web 2.0 y orientado hacia los diferentes colectivos que habitan en dichos espacios. El presente trabajo trata de una investigación-acción realizada en un aula de Secundaria del I.E.S. Guadalmedina localizado en el distrito Palma-Palmilla (Málaga. Dicho distrito se caracteriza por estar en riesgo de exclusión social. Por ello, y teniendo en mente los recursos y la metodología educativa que pueden ayudar a paliar esta situación de exclusión social, se ha desarrollado una experiencia de intervención en la población joven de la zona con la intención de acercarlos a los recursos tecnológicos en Geo-grafía, dándoles a conocer qué es la Geografía y a qué se dedican sus profesionales y las salidas profesionales de dicha carrera. Para ello se ha llevado a cabo el desarrollo de una unidad didáctica llamada «Otra visión de Palma-Palmilla», creada ex profeso para dicha experiencia, y cuyo ob-jetivo es concienciar e intentar involucrar a los jóvenes en la mejora de la zona en la que residen, mediante el análisis de la percepción de la misma. Los resultados de dicha experiencia se materia-lizan en una serie de documentos elaborados por el propio alumnado, junto con las percepciones del investigador involucrado en la experiencia a través de diferentes instrumentos de recogida de datos como el diario de clase y cuestionarios de valoración por parte del alumnado participante.

  2. Barotropic and baroclinic energy conversions associated with planetary wave forcing of the northern stratospheric polar vortex

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    Liberato, M. L. R.; Castanheira, J. M.; Dacamara, C. C.

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    An analysis of the energy conversion of barotropic and baroclinic planetary waves for extended winter in the extratropical Northern Hemisphere is presented. The analysis is based on a three-dimensional normal mode expansion of the global circulation of the atmosphere (Castanheira et al. 2002; Liberato et al. 2007). This method allows separating the atmospheric circulation into planetary (Rossby) and inertio-gravity waves as well as characterising each type of wave by the respective zonal, meridional and vertical structures. The 3-D normal mode scheme further allows evaluating the contribution of each type of wave for the global total (i.e., kinetic + available potential) atmospheric energy. A brief overview of the normal mode energetics of the global atmospheric circulation is given, focusing on the energy conversions between barotropic and baroclinic components of different vertical and horizontal scales. The methodology is applied to the global NCEP/NCAR (National Centers for Environmental Prediction / National Center for Atmospheric Research) reanalysis data set, using extended winter (November to March) daily means of the horizontal wind components (u, v) and of the geopotential height, at the 17 standard pressure levels, with the spatial horizontal resolution available (2.5° regular grid) and spanning the period 1957-2008. Obtained results are then used to relate the variability of the stratospheric polar vortex to the variability of the energy of the forcing planetary waves. Barotropic and baroclinic energy conversions associated with planetary wave forcing of the northern winter polar vortex are finally analysed, during rapid stratospheric vortex decelerations and accelerations. Castanheira, J. M., H.-F. Graf, C. DaCamara, and A. Rocha, 2002: Using a physical reference frame to study global circulation variability. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 1490-1501. Liberato, M. L. R., J. M. Castanheira, L. da la Torre, C. C. DaCamara and L. Gimeno, 2007: Wave Energy Associated

  3. Cosmogenic Radionuclides in Antarctic Meteorites: Preliminary Results on Terrestrial Ages and Temporal Phenomena

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    Michlovich, E.; Vogt, S.; Wolf, S. F.; Elmore, D.; Lipschutz, M. E.

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    the production rates for these radionuclides in this group of meteorites to be 18.2 +/- 2.3 and 58 +/- 13 dpm/kg respectively, consistent with production rates cited for falls [8]. Cosmic ray exposure ages using the ^10Be/^21Ne method outlined by Graf et al. [9] substantially agree with ages calculated from noble gases alone. Similar agreements are obtained between cosmic ray exposure ages based solely on noble gases and those calculated using ^26Al/^21Ne [9]. We calculated terrestrial ages using the secular equilibrium distribution for ^36Cl of 22.8 +/- 3.1 dpm/kg [10]. Our results are similar to those seen by Nishiizumi et al. [10], with a few ages ranging up to several hundred thousand years. It is worth noting that the Yamato meteorites measured in the present study, all of which happen to have been collected in the 1979 recovery effort ("Y79"), have a much older terrestrial age distribution (median age of 140 ka) than the Yamato distribution shown in [10]. We find it interesting that our Yamato age distribution is, however, consistent with the distribution of Y79 ages (median age, 110 ka) listed in [10], and that non-Y79 Yamato meteorites (median age in [10], 22 ka) seem to be responsible for a disproportionate number of the youngest Yamato meteorites. This possible collection area phenomenon is under investigation. Preliminary statistical analysis of the results using the preliminary terrestrial ages calculated here, trace-element data [3,4,11], and the methods elucidated in [2] is consistent with the notion that the meteorite flux sampled by the Earth has changed as a function of time. The latest results will be presented in Vail. References: [1] Koeberl C. and Cassidy W. A. (1991) GCA, 55, 3-18. [2] Lipschutz M. E. and Samuels S. M. (1991) GCA, 55, 19-34. [3] Wolf S. F. and Lipschutz M. E. (1992) LPS XXIII, 1545-1546. [4] Dodd R. T. et al. (1993) JGR, submitted. [5] Wetherill G. W. (1986) Nature, 319, 357-358. [6] Schultz L., personal communication. [7

  4. Shaping an Effective Health Information Website on Rare Diseases Using a Group Decision-Making Tool: Inclusion of the Perspectives of Patients, Their Family Members, and Physicians.

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    Babac, Ana; Litzkendorf, Svenja; Schmidt, Katharina; Pauer, Frédéric; Damm, Kathrin; Frank, Martin; Graf von der Schulenburg, Johann-Matthias

    2017-11-20

    ). Rankings and preference weights were highly heterogeneous. Global ranking positions of patients, family members, and physicians are shown in parentheses, as follows: medical issues (3/4, 4, 4), research (3/4, 2/3, 3), social help offers (1, 2/3, 2), and current events (2, 1, 1); diagnosis (6, 8, 9), therapy (5, 9, 7), general disease pattern (9, 4/5/6, 6), current studies (7, 4/5/6, 3), study results (8, 7, 8), registers (4, 1, 5), psychosocial counseling (1, 2, 4), self-help (3, 3, 2), and sociolegal advice (2, 4/5/6, 1). Differences were verified for patients for 5 information categories (P=.03), physicians for 6 information categories (P=.03), and family members for 4 information categories (P=.04). Our results offer a clear-cut information structure that can transparently translate group decisions into practice. Furthermore, we found different preference structures for rare disease information among patients, family members, and physicians. Some websites already address differences in comprehension between those subgroups. Similar to pharmaceutical companies, health information providers on rare diseases should also acknowledge different information needs to improve the accessibility of information. ©Ana Babac, Svenja Litzkendorf, Katharina Schmidt, Frédéric Pauer, Kathrin Damm, Martin Frank, Johann-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg. Originally published in the Interactive Journal of Medical Research (http://www.i-jmr.org/), 20.11.2017.

  5. Fourth Energy Symposium of the University of St. Gall - Proceedings

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    -price calculator for consumers was presented and the structure of E-Control described. Results achieved in the period 2001-2006 were reviewed and the promotion of eco-power was discussed. Market-oriented unbundling was the theme chosen by Hans Jakob Graf, who illustrated this on the basis of developments in the Swiss regional utility ewl, which provides power and water in the Lucerne area. The transformation from a traditional public utility to a market-compatible provider of services is discussed. The tasks to be performed by the Swiss Cantons to facilitate the implementation of the power supply law were looked at by Fadri Ramming. These include assurance of supply and supervision of the utilities involved as well as their tariffs. Swiss energy perspectives for the year 2035 were presented and discussed by Martin Renggli. Security of supply, the '2000-watt society' vision, energy demands in general and assurance of electricity supply were discussed. Finally, Rainer Bacher presented a contribution concerning the question if parallel grids would need to be constructed as a consequence of electricity market liberalisation

  6. Uso e conhecimento ortográfico no transtorno específico da leitura Orthographic knowledge and use in children with dyslexia

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    Rosana Siqueira Dias

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Investigar como escolares com Transtorno Específico de Leitura (TLE aplicam em suas escritas a regra de correspondência fono-grafêmica independente do contexto e como identificam e analisam os erros que produzem na escrita, segundo as variáveis: freqüência de aparecimento do item lingüístico e a série do escolar. MÉTODOS: Foram analisados e comparados os erros de escrita obtida a partir de ditado de palavras de alta e baixa freqüência e pseudopalavras, de escolares de 1ª a 4ª série da rede particular de ensino fundamental. Avaliaram-se 56 escolares: 28 com TLE constituíram o grupo pesquisa e 28 sem queixas ou alterações, pareados por idade, sexo e série, o grupo de comparação. Justificativas dos erros e acertos de escrita foram gravadas e comparadas. RESULTADOS: Os escolares do grupo pesquisa mostraram pior desempenho quando comparados com o de comparação. Além disso, observou-se diminuição dos erros, conforme a progressão da escolaridade, principalmente na escrita de palavras de alta freqüência. Os escolares do grupo pesquisa apresentaram maior dificuldade em analisar os itens lingüísticos escritos e reconhecer as escritas corretas. CONCLUSÕES: As crianças com transtorno específico de leitura apresentaram maior dificuldade em escrever e analisar a escrita de ortografia transparente. O efeito da freqüência do item lingüístico facilitou a identificação do erro. Nesse grupo de escolares os erros diminuíram com a progressão das séries e variaram conforme o item lingüístico.PURPOSE: To investigate how children with dyslexia use the phonographemic correspondence rule in their writing regardless of context and how they identify and analyze their writing mistakes according to the variables: frequency of occurrence of the linguistic item and school grade. METHODS: The writing errors observed on a task of dictation of high- and low-frequency words and pseudowords were analyzes and compared. Fifty

  7. Contrail Cirrus Forecasts for the ML-CIRRUS Experiment and Some Comparison Results

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    Schumann, Ulrich; Graf, Kaspar; Bugliaro, Luca; Dörnbrack, Andreas; Giez, Andreas; Jurkat, Tina; Kaufmann, Stefan; Krämer, Martina; Minikin, Andreas; Schäfler, Andreas; Voigt, Christiane; Wirth, Martin; Zahn, Andreas; Ziereis, Helmut

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    Model simulations with the contrail cirrus prediction model CoCiP driven by numerical weather prediction (NWP) data provided from the European Centre for Medium Range Forecasts (ECMWF) and global aircraft waypoint data show a mean computed cover (for optical depth larger than 0.1) of 0.23% globally, and 5.4% over mid Europe (Schumann and Graf, JGR, 2013). The computed mean longwave radiative forcing (RF) reaches 3 W m-2 over mid Europe (10°W-20°E and 40°N-55°N), and 0.13 W m-2 globally. The global net RF is about 40-60% smaller because of compensating shortwave cooling induced by contrails during daytime. The results depend on several model details such as the number of ice particles forming from aircraft soot emissions, the contrail plume dispersion, ice particle sedimentation etc., all influencing contrail life time and their optical properties. The quantitative results depend also strongly on ambient relative humidity, vertical motion and on ice water content of other cirrus predicted by the NWP model. In order to test and possibly improve this and other contrail models, high-quality observations are needed to which multi-parameter model output can be compared. The Mid-Latitude Cirrus Experiment ML-CIRRUS was performed (see C. Voigt et al., this conference) with a suite of in-situ and Lidar instruments for airborne measurements on the research aircraft HALO. Before and during the mission, CoCiP was run daily to provide 3-days forecasts of contrail cover using operational ECMWF forecasts and historical traffic data. CoCiP forecast output was made available in an internet tool twice a day for experiment planning. The one-day and two-day contrail forecasts often showed only small differences. Still, most recent forecasts and detailed satellite observations results were transmitted via satellite link to the crew for onboard campaign optimization. After the campaign, a data base of realistic air traffic data has been setup from various sources, and CoCiP was

  8. Chromium-Isotope and iridium-Abundance Measurements for Late Eocene Impact-Derived Spherule Deposits

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    Kyte, F. T.; Shukolyukov, A.; Hildebrand, A. R.; Lugmair, G. W.; Hanova, J.

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    sufficiently high epsilon 53 values that it is clear that a large proportion of their Cr is from meteoritic sources. The positive epsilon 53 values and normal terrestrial 54Cr/52Cr ratios for these samples exclude carbonaceous chondrites as a source for the meteoritic component - all measured C-chondrites [1] have excess 54Cr. Our results are generally consistent with an ordinary chondrite source for the Cr. An ordinary chondrite source for the largest of the Late Eocene impacts permits an H chondrite projectile. We note that the 35 Ma spike in cosmic ray exposure ages for the H chondrites [2] could be an indication of a major disrupting collision in the asteroid belt. Simulations indicate that an asteroid shower initiated by disruption of a large asteroid near a Main Belt resonance can have durations as short as 5 m.y. [3], but repeated collisions of disrupted fragments would be necessary to keep dust levels sufficiently high for ~3 m.y. to explain the 3He peak at Massignano. If the Late Eocene impact flux peak in multi-kilometer to dust-sized projectiles is due to an H chondrite asteroid disruption event, several implications for Solar System history follow. [1] Shukolyukov et al. (2003) LPSC XXXIV, abs. 1279; [2] Marti, K. and Graf, T. (1992) Ann. Rev. Earth & Planet. Sci. 20, 221; [3] Zappala et al. (1998) Icarus 134, 176.

  9. EL USO DEL MAPA EN EL AULA UNIVERSITARIA. MATERIALES CARTOGRÁFICOS PARA EL ANÁLISIS GEOGRÁFICO REGIONAL

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    Full Text Available Resumen:La Geografia tiene ya una larga trayectoria como ciencia y como enseñanza universitaria. No obstante puede resultar útil añadir una reflexión más acerca del aprendizaje universitario de la Geo- grafía, con referencia explícita a los aspectos regionales de esta ciencia. Se centrará el estudio en la programación docente de la Gwgrafia Regional en el ámbito universitario, por un lado; y en los materiales cartográficos como instrumentos muy útiles para la docencia de la Geografia de una Región por el otro. Se completa el trabajo con unos ejemplos prácticos desarrollados en la Universidad de Murcia. Palabras clave:Universidad, Docencia, Geografía Regional, Programación docente. Representación del paisaje, Materiales cartográficos, Región de Murcia,Abstract:Geography already has a long trajectory both as a science and as a university teaching. Nevert- heless it may be useful to add a firther reflection wncerning the universitaiy learning of Geo- graphy in the university by making aqexplicit reference to the regional aspects of this science. This study will focus on the teaching programme of Regional Geography in the university on the one hand, and on tbe cartographic matmials as useful tools for the teaching of the Geography of a Region on the other. This paper concludes by offenng several practica1 examples developed in the Uoiversity of Murcia. Key words:University, Teaching, Regional Geography, Teaching progmnme, Landscape representation, Cartographic materials, Region of Murcia.Résumé:La Géographie a déja une longue trajectoire autant comme science que c o m e enseignement universitaire. Cépendant, il peut &treutile d'ajouter une autre réflexion au sujet de I'apprentissage universitaire de la Géographie, avec une référence explicite sur les aspects régionaux de cene scien- ce. L'étude est centré sur le programe d'études de la Géographie Régionale dans I'espace univer- sitaire d'un coté, et, sur les

  10. Sedimentary connection between rock glaciers and torrential channels: definition, inventory and quantification from a test area in the south-western Swiss Alps

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    Kummert, Mario; Barboux, Chloé; Delaloye, Reynald

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    order to validate these estimations, the resulting sediment transfer rates are compared to transfer rates calculated from repeated terrestrial LiDAR surveys on selected study cases. This contribution presents results from the application of this methodology in a test study area in the south-western Swiss Alps. The methodology reveals itself suitable to identify rock glaciers connected to the torrential network. For each of the detected rock glaciers, an estimation of the sediment yield is proposed. The transfer rates range from tens of cubic meters per year for some slow moving and/or partially connected landforms, to several thousands of cubic meters per year. References: Delaloye R. (2004). Contribution à l'étude du pergélisol de montagne en zone marginale. GeoFocus vol. 10, Thèse, Département de Géosciences/Géographie, Université de Fribourg. Delaloye, R., Lambiel, C., Gärtner-Roer, I. (2010). Overview of rock glacier kinematics research in the Swiss Alps. Seasonal rhythm, interannual variations and trends over several decades. Geogr. Helv., 65: 2, 135-145. Delaloye, R., Morard, S., Barboux, C., Abbet, D., Gruber, V., Riedo, M. & Gachet, S. (2013). Rapidly moving rock glaciers in Mattertal. In: Graf, C. (Eds). Mattertal - ein Tal in Bewegung. Publikation zur Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Geomorphologischen Gesellschaft 29. Juni - 1. Juli 2011, St. Niklaus, Birmensdorf, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL, 113 - 124. Gärtner-Roer, I. (2012). Sediment transfer rates of two active rockglaciers in the Swiss Alps. Geomorphology, 167-168, 45-50. Lugon, R. & Stoffel, M. (2010). Rock glacier dynamics and magnitude-frequency relations of debris flows in a high-elevation watershed : Ritigraben, Swiss Alps. Global and Planetary Change, 73, 202-210.

  11. EDITORIAL: Focus on Advances in Surface and Interface Science 2008 FOCUS ON ADVANCES IN SURFACE AND INTERFACE SCIENCE 2008

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    Scheffler, Matthias; Schneider, Wolf-Dieter

    2008-12-01

    Iori, K Sakamoto, H Narita, A Kimura, M Taniguchi, S Qiao, K Hasegawa, K Shimada, H Namatame and S Blügel Activated associative desorption of C + O → CO from Ru(001) induced by femtosecond laser pulses S Wagner, H Öström, A Kaebe, M Krenz, M Wolf, A C Luntz and C Frischkorn Surface structure of Sn-doped In2O3 (111) thin films by STM Erie H Morales, Yunbin He, Mykola Vinnichenko, Bernard Delley and Ulrike Diebold Coulomb oscillations in three-layer graphene nanostructures J Güttinger, C Stampfer, F Molitor, D Graf, T Ihn and K Ensslin Adsorption processes of hydrogen molecules on SiC(001), Si(001) and C(001) surfaces Xiangyang Peng, Peter Krüger and Johannes Pollmann Fermi surface nesting in several transition metal dichalcogenides D S Inosov, V B Zabolotnyy, D V Evtushinsky, A A Kordyuk, B Büchner, R Follath, H Berger and S V Borisenko Probing molecule-surface interactions through ultra-fast adsorbate dynamics: propane/Pt(111) A P Jardine, H Hedgeland, D Ward, Y Xiaoqing, W Allison, J Ellis and G Alexandrowicz A novel method achieving ultra-high geometrical resolution in scanning tunnelling microscopy R Temirov, S Soubatch, O Neucheva, A C Lassise and F S Tautz

  12. Uso contínuo de herbicidas em citrus (Citrus sinensis (L Osbeck, I - efeitos no controle de plantas daninhas Continous use of herbicides in citros (Citrus sinensis (L. Osbeck. I - effects on weed control

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    Ricardo Victoria Filho

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    citrus orchard, graf ted on 'Limão-Cravo' (Citrus Limonia Osbeck. Kandon blocks experimental design with 12 treatments and 4 replicates was used. The treatments and herbicide application rates (kg/ha were : terbacil at 3.2 sima zine at 4.0; ametryne + secbumetone at 4,5; dichlobeni l at 5.0; diuron at 3,2; bromacil at 3.2; bromacil at 3.2; bromacil + diuron at 3.2; paraqua t at 0.6; glyphosate at 1.61 and MSMA at 1.77 , and two cont rol plots manually til led, one year ly and the other whenever weeds covered 25% of the plot. The orchard was planted in may 1975, and the first herbicide application was done in october 1977. The area of each plot was 54 m2 (3.0 x 18.0 m with 4 plants per plot. The last herbicide application was done in 1982. The effect of the treatments on weed control was evaluated through species couting and also visually. The herbicides used showed control ranging from acceptable to excellent, depending on the specific weed composition in the plot. The herbicides with best weed cont rol index as well as longer residual effects were bromacil + diuron, diuron bromacil, ametryne + secbumetone and terbacil. Among the post-emergency her bicides the best indexes were obtained with glyphosa te and paraquat.

  13. Book Reviews

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    Full Text Available I Wayan Arka, Malcolm Ross (eds; The many faces of Austronesian voice systems; Some new empirical studies (René van den Berg H.W. Dick; Surabaya, city of work; A socioeconomic history, 1900-2000 (Peter Boomgaard Josiane Cauquelin; The aborigines of Taiwan: the Puyuma; From headhunting to the modern world. (Wen-Teh Chen Mark Turner, Owen Podger (with Maria Sumardjono and Wayan K. Tirthayasa; Decentralisation in Indonesia; Redesigning the state (Dorian Fougères Jérôme Samuel; Modernisation lexicale et politique terminologique; Le cas de l’Indonésien (Arndt Graf Nicholas J. White; British business in post-colonial Malaysia, 1957-70: neo-colonialism or disengagement? (Karl Hack Chin Peng; Alias Chin Peng; My side of history; As told to Ian Ward and Norma Miraflor (Russell Jones C.C. Chin, Karl Hack (eds; Dialogues with Chin Peng; New light on the Malayan Emergency (Russell Jones Saw Swee-Hock; Population policies and programmes in Singapore (Santo Koesoebjono Domenyk Eades; A grammar of Gayo; A language of Aceh, Sumatra (Yuri A. Lander Derek Johnson, Mark Valencia (eds; Piracy in Southeast Asia; Status, issues, and responses (Carolyn Liss Niclas Burenhult; A grammar of Jahai (James A. Matisoff Ann R. Kinney, Marijke J. Klokke, Lydia Kieven (photographs by Rio Helmi; Worshiping Siva and Buddha; The temple art of East Java (Dick van der Meij Ruben Stoel; Focus in Manado Malay; Grammar, particles, and intonation (Don van Minde Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew Strathern (eds; Expressive genres and historical change; Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan. (Dianne van Oosterhout Johszua Robert Mansoben; Sistem politik tradisional di Irian Jaya, Indonesia; Studi perbandingan (Anton Ploeg Timothy B. Barnard (ed.; Contesting Malayness; Malay identities across boundaries (Nathan Porath Joel Bradshaw, Francisc Czobor (eds; Otto Dempwolff’s grammar of the Jabêm language in New Guinea (Ger Reesink

  14. Greetings from the Editor

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    , Prof. Pietro Ruggieri from Rissuli Insitiu, Bleona, Italy, Prof. Javad Parvizi from Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Prof. Mudgal from Harvard University, Boston, MA, and Prof Reinhard Graf from Allgemeines und Orthopädisches LKH Stolzalpe, Austria and Prfo. Hadi Makhmalbaf from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (1-6. Iranian literature in orthopedics goes back to the time of Razi (Rhazes, who was the first to design guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of the osteoarticular tuberculosis, diagnosis and managemet of fractures and dislocations (7. We, as Iranian Orthopedic Community, have a long way to run to reach to the level of becoming a global reference in medicine over the 21st century. Finally I wish this journal could build a network of clinical orthopedic scientists, biomedical orthopedic scientists, and orthopedic societies to join and share their ideas, evidences, techniques and results for a better care of orthopedic patients around the world. This collaboration will melt the ice that may have surrounded the human community, to understand more about each others and to help as much as possible. Stated by Prof. Jesse Jupiter in his Editoral for inauguration of ABJS “I am very confident that this Journal will permit others to have a window into the advances being made by Iranian Orthopedic surgeons as well as providing a platform for others to contribute their own knowledge and ideas. In a small way, this Journal will serve to continue efforts to expand our global Orthopedic Surgical community and serve to stimulate our political leaders to do likewise.”(1.

  15. Trophic systems and chorology: data from shrews, moles and voles of Italy preyed by the barn owl / Sistemi trofici e corologia: dati su Soricidae, Talpidae ed Arvicolidae d'Italia predati da Tyto alba (Scopoli 1769

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    Longino Contoli

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    Full Text Available Abstract In small Mammals biogeography, available data are up to now by far too scanty for elucidate the distribution of a lot of taxa, especially with regard to the absence from a given area. In this respect, standardized quantitative sampling techniques, like Owl pellets analysis can enable not only to enhance faunistic knowledges, but also to estimate the actual absence probability of a given taxon "m", lacking from the diet of an individual raptor. For the last purpose, the relevant frequencies of "m" in the other ecologically similar sites of the same raptor species diets are averaged ($f_m$ : the relevant standard error (multiplicated by a coefficient, according to the desired degree of accuracy, in relation of the integral of probabilities subtracted ($overline{F}_m - a E$: then, the probability that a single specimen is not pertaining to "m" is obtained ($P_0 = 1 - F_m + a E$; lastly, the desiderate accuracy probability ($P_d$ is chosen. Now, "$N_d$" (the number of individuals of all prey species in a single site needed for obtain, with the desired probability, a specimen at least of "m" is obtained through $$N = frac{ln P_d}{ln P_0}$$ Obviously, every site-diet with more than "N" preyed individuals and without any "i" specimen is considered to be lacking of such taxon. A "usefulness index" for the above purposes is outlined and checked about three raptors. Some exanples about usefulness of the Owl pellet analysis method in biogeography are given, concerning Tyto alba diets in peninsular Italy about: - Sorex minutus, lacking in some quite insulated areas; - Sorex araneus (sensu stricto, after GRAF et al., 1979, present also in lowland areas in Emilia-Romagna; - Crocidura suaveolens and - Suncus etruscus, present also in the southermost part of Calabria (Reggio province; - Talpa caeca, present also in the Antiapennines of Latium (Cimini mounts; - Talpa romana

  16. Escala de leitura: proposta de avaliação das competências leitoras Reading scale: proposal to assess reading skills

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    Adriana de Souza Batista Kida

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Apresentar uma escala de testes destinada a avaliar as competências de leitura e investigar sua confiabilidade na mensuração do desempenho de crianças de oito anos a 11 anos e 11 meses. MÉTODOS: Foi elaborado um instrumento, contendo 12 itens de teste, organizados em quatro campos de competências: Conhecimento de Letras e Relação Fono-grafêmica, Decodificação de Itens Isolados, Fluência de Leitura de Textos, Compreensão de Leitura. Para o estudo da confiabilidade foram selecionadas 100 crianças (64 meninas de escolas da rede pública com idade de oito anos a 11 anos e 11 meses. Vinte crianças (12 meninas participaram do estudo de aplicabilidade que resultou na versão de estudo da Escala de Leitura, que foi utilizada na avaliação das demais 80 crianças (52 meninas. As respostas obtidas foram analisadas e computadas para a atribuição de escores de item, que permitiram o cálculo dos escores por campo de competência e do escore bruto da escala. Estes dados foram submetidos a análise estatística para a obtenção do coeficiente alpha de Cronbach, empregado no estudo da confiabilidade do instrumento. Complementarmente, procedeu-se ao estudo das correlações entre os itens (coeficiente de correlação de Pearson. Adotou-se nível de significância de 0,05. RESULTADOS: Na análise da consistência interna obteve-se α=0,866 para a Escala de Leitura. Correlações entre os itens foram observadas em algumas escalas, variando de fracas a fortes e corroboraram os valores do coeficiente alpha. CONCLUSÃO: A Escala de Leitura mostrou-se confiável para mensurar o desempenho das crianças da amostra.PURPOSE: To present a range of tests for the assessment of reading skills, and to investigate its reliability in measuring the performance of children from eight to 11 years and 11 months old. METHODS: It was created an instrument containing 12 test items organized into four assessment skills: Knowledge of Letters and

  17. Development of the curve of Spee.

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    Marshall, Steven D; Caspersen, Matthew; Hardinger, Rachel R; Franciscus, Robert G; Aquilino, Steven A; Southard, Thomas E

    2008-09-01

    Ferdinand Graf von Spee is credited with characterizing human occlusal curvature viewed in the sagittal plane. This naturally occurring phenomenon has clinical importance in orthodontics and restorative dentistry, yet we have little understanding of when, how, or why it develops. The purpose of this study was to expand our understanding by examining the development of the curve of Spee longitudinally in a sample of untreated subjects with normal occlusion from the deciduous dentition to adulthood. Records of 16 male and 17 female subjects from the Iowa Facial Growth Study were selected and examined. The depth of the curve of Spee was measured on their study models at 7 time points from ages 4 (deciduous dentition) to 26 (adult dentition) years. The Wilcoxon signed rank test was used to compare changes in the curve of Spee depth between time points. For each subject, the relative eruption of the mandibular teeth was measured from corresponding cephalometric radiographs, and its contribution to the developing curve of Spee was ascertained. In the deciduous dentition, the curve of Spee is minimal. At mean ages of 4.05 and 5.27 years, the average curve of Spee depths are 0.24 and 0.25 mm, respectively. With change to the transitional dentition, corresponding to the eruption of the mandibular permanent first molars and central incisors (mean age, 6.91 years), the curve of Spee depth increases significantly (P < 0.0001) to a mean maximum depth of 1.32 mm. The curve of Spee then remains essentially unchanged until eruption of the second molars (mean age, 12.38 years), when the depth increases (P < 0.0001) to a mean maximum depth of 2.17 mm. In the adolescent dentition (mean age, 16.21 years), the depth decreases slightly (P = 0.0009) to a mean maximum depth of 1.98 mm, and, in the adult dentition (mean age 26.98 years), the curve remains unchanged (P = 0.66), with a mean maximum depth of 2.02 mm. No significant differences in curve of Spee development were found between

  18. Archive of single-beam bathymetry data collected during USGS cruise 07CCT01 nearshore of Fort Massachusetts and within Camille Cut, West and East Ship Islands, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, July 2007

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    DeWitt, Nancy T.; Flocks, James G.; Reynolds, B.J.; Hansen, Mark

    2012-01-01

    identifier to each cruise or field activity. For example, 07CCT01 tells us the data were collected in 2007 for the Coastal Change and Transport (CCT) study and the data were collected during the first (01) field activity for that project in that calendar year. Refer to http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/activity.html for a detailed description of the method used to assign the field activity ID. Data were collected using a 26-foot (ft) Glacier Bay catamaran. The single-beam transducers were sled mounted on a rail attached between the catamaran hulls. Navigation was acquired using HYPACK, Inc., Hypack version 4.3a.7.1 and differentially corrected using land-based GPS stations. See the digital FACS equipment log for details about the acquisition equipment used. Raw datasets were stored digitally and processed systematically using NovAtel's Waypoint GrafNav version 7.6, SANDS version 3.7, and ESRI ArcGIS version 9.3.1. For more information on processing refer to the Equipment and Processing page.

  19. Electronic-Based Patient-Reported Outcomes: Willingness, Needs, and Barriers in Adjuvant and Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients.

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    Hartkopf, Andreas D; Graf, Joachim; Simoes, Elisabeth; Keilmann, Lucia; Sickenberger, Nina; Gass, Paul; Wallwiener, Diethelm; Matthies, Lina; Taran, Florin-Andrei; Lux, Michael P; Wallwiener, Stephanie; Belleville, Eric; Sohn, Christof; Fasching, Peter A; Schneeweiss, Andreas; Brucker, Sara Y; Wallwiener, Markus

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    differences were found in relation to willingness to use ePRO (92.3% in the exposed group vs 59% in the nonexposed group; P=.001). Multiple barriers were identified, and most of them showed statistically significant differences in favor of the exposed patients (ie, data security [13% in the exposed patients vs 30% in the nonexposed patients; P=.003] and no prior technology usage [5% in the exposed group vs 15% in the nonexposed group; P=.02]), whereas the differences in disease burden (somatic dimension: 4% in the exposed group vs 9% in the nonexposed group; P=.13) showed no significance. In nonexposed patients, requests for support services were identified, which could increase their ePRO willingness. Significant barriers in relation to HRQoL, cancer-related restrictions, and especially the setting of the survey were identified in this trial. Thus, it is necessary to address and eliminate these barriers to ensure data accuracy and reliability for future ePRO assessments. Exposure seems to be a potential option to increase willingness to use ePRO and to reduce barriers. ©Andreas D Hartkopf, Joachim Graf, Elisabeth Simoes, Lucia Keilmann, Nina Sickenberger, Paul Gass, Diethelm Wallwiener, Lina Matthies, Florin-Andrei Taran, Michael P Lux, Stephanie Wallwiener, Eric Belleville, Christof Sohn, Peter A Fasching, Andreas Schneeweiss, Sara Y Brucker, Markus Wallwiener. Originally published in JMIR Cancer (http://cancer.jmir.org), 07.08.2017.

  20. Reliability of an e-PRO Tool of EORTC QLQ-C30 for Measurement of Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Breast Cancer: Prospective Randomized Trial.

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    Wallwiener, Markus; Matthies, Lina; Simoes, Elisabeth; Keilmann, Lucia; Hartkopf, Andreas D; Sokolov, Alexander N; Walter, Christina B; Sickenberger, Nina; Wallwiener, Stephanie; Feisst, Manuel; Gass, Paul; Fasching, Peter A; Lux, Michael P; Wallwiener, Diethelm; Taran, Florin-Andrei; Rom, Joachim; Schneeweiss, Andreas; Graf, Joachim; Brucker, Sara Y

    2017-09-14

    differences were found in 27 of 30 single items and in 14 of 15 scales, whereas a statistically significant correlation in the test of consistency was found in all 30 single items and all 15 scales. The evaluated e-PRO version of the EORTC QLQ-C30 is reliable for patients with both adjuvant and metastatic breast cancer, showing a high correlation in almost all questions (and in many scales). Thus, we conclude that the validated paper-based PRO assessment and the e-PRO tool are equally valid. However, the reliability should also be analyzed in other prospective trials to ensure that usability is reliable in all patient groups. ClinicalTrials.gov NCT03132506; https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03132506 (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/6tRcgQuou). ©Markus Wallwiener, Lina Matthies, Elisabeth Simoes, Lucia Keilmann, Andreas D Hartkopf, Alexander N Sokolov, Christina B Walter, Nina Sickenberger, Stephanie Wallwiener, Manuel Feisst, Paul Gass, Peter A Fasching, Michael P Lux, Diethelm Wallwiener, Florin-Andrei Taran, Joachim Rom, Andreas Schneeweiss, Joachim Graf, Sara Y Brucker. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (http://www.jmir.org), 14.09.2017.

  1. Noble Gases in the LEW 88663 L7 Chondrite

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    Miura, Y. N.; Sugiura, N.; Nagao, K.

    1995-09-01

    likely terrestrial contamination in origin) rather than chondritic ones seem to be dominant in LEW88663. A K-Ar age of 4.3 +/- 0.2 b.y. is obtained assuming K content of 660 ppm by [9], implying radiogenic ^40Ar is almost retained. Because of low abundance of trapped Xe in the meteorite compared with the abundances in other chondrites, ^244Pu-derived fission Xe could be evaluated more precisely. According to the measured Xe data (for this, three isotope plots such as ^134Xe/^130Xe versus ^136Xe/^130Xe are useful), we conclude that Xe in LEW88663 is the mixture of ^244Pu-derived fission Xe and the terrestrial atmospheric Xe with possibility that a small amount of chondritic Xe is contained. Using the same procedure described in [10], we obtained excess ^136Xe concentration, 1.4 x 10^-12 cm^3STP/g with about 20% uncertainty, of which about 3% is from contribution of ^238U-derived ^136Xe if average U content for L chondrite (14 ppb) is assumed. The calculated Pu abundance of 0.21 ppb is slightly higher than those reported for L chondrites Barwell (0.11 +/- 0.05 ppb [11]) and Marion (0.10+/-0.40 ppb [11]). Acknowledgments: We thank Meteorite Working Group for providing the sample. We are also grateful to Dr. D. Mittlefehldt for showing us his chemical composition data. This work is supported by Research Fellowships of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists. References: [1] Mason B. et al. (1992) Antarc. Meteorite Newsletter, 15(2), 30. [2] Mason B. and Marlow R. (1992) Antarc. Meteorite Newsletter, 15(1), 16. [3] Davis A. M. et al. (1993) LPS XXIV, 375-376. [4] Mittlefehldt D. W. (1993) Meteoritics, 28, 401-402. [5] Hervey R. P. (1993) Meteoritics, 28, 360. [6] Eugster O. (1988) GCA, 52, 1649-1662. [7] Marti K. and Graf T.(1992) Annu. Rev. Earth Planet Sci., 20, 221-243. [8] E.g. Marti K. (1967) EPSL, 2, 193-196. [9] Mittlefehldt D. W., personal communication. [10] Miura Y. et al. (1993) GCA, 57, 1857-1866. [11] Hagee B. et al. (1990) GCA, 54

  2. Chapter 3: Evaluating the impacts of carbonaceous aerosols on clouds and climate

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    Menon, Surabi; Del Genio, Anthony D.

    2007-09-03

    Any attempt to reconcile observed surface temperature changes within the last 150 years to changes simulated by climate models that include various atmospheric forcings is sensitive to the changes attributed to aerosols and aerosol-cloud-climate interactions, which are the main contributors that may well balance the positive forcings associated with greenhouse gases, absorbing aerosols, ozone related changes, etc. These aerosol effects on climate, from various modeling studies discussed in Menon (2004), range from +0.8 to -2.4 W m{sup -2}, with an implied value of -1.0 W m{sup -2} (range from -0.5 to -4.5 W m{sup -2}) for the aerosol indirect effects. Quantifying the contribution of aerosols and aerosol-cloud interactions remain complicated for several reasons some of which are related to aerosol distributions and some to the processes used to represent their effects on clouds. Aerosol effects on low lying marine stratocumulus clouds that cover much of the Earth's surface (about 70%) have been the focus of most of prior aerosol-cloud interaction effect simulations. Since cumulus clouds (shallow and deep convective) are short lived and cover about 15 to 20% of the Earth's surface, they are not usually considered as radiatively important. However, the large amount of latent heat released from convective towers, and corresponding changes in precipitation, especially in biomass regions due to convective heating effects (Graf et al. 2004), suggest that these cloud systems and aerosol effects on them, must be examined more closely. The radiative heating effects for mature deep convective systems can account for 10-30% of maximum latent heating effects and thus cannot be ignored (Jensen and Del Genio 2003). The first study that isolated the sensitivity of cumulus clouds to aerosols was from Nober et al. (2003) who found a reduction in precipitation in biomass burning regions and shifts in circulation patterns. Aerosol effects on convection have been included in

  3. El maestro José Francisco Socarrás. Biografía, recuerdos y recuentos!

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    Guillermo Sánchez Medina

    1996-04-01

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    “Siempre que se escribe de la historia
    de un hombre, quedan hechos incógnitos”

    “Quien escribe historia y participa en ella no está
    exento de subjetividades y parcializaciones”

    Palabras introductorias
    Para mí es un honor y una gratificación íntima el ser yo quien hoy se dirige a ustedes como coordinador de este homenaje. A todos los presentes les agradezco su presencia. En nombre de la familia Socarrás hago entrega oficial del bello óleo, del maestro Leonel Torres residente en USA. Lamento que por motivos ajenos a mi voluntad no se pueda entregar el libro de la Bio-grafía del Maestro Socarrás. En el mes de febrero próximo saldrá editado por la Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia en Tunja, gracias también a la Academia Boyacense de Historia y a su cabeza el Doctor Javier Ocampo Lópcz. Espero poder ofrecer la obra en un futuro próximo, quien le interese puede comunicarse con la Secretaría de la Academia Nacional de Medicina.

    José Francisco Socarrás nació en Valledupar (Cesar el martes 5 de noviembre de 1907 y murió en Bogotá el jueves 23 de marzo de 1995. (2

    Etimología del apellido Socarrás.
    Genealogía e historiografía

    Etimológicamente el apellido Socarrás proviene del árabe: “soco” y “ras”; soco: plaza de mercado o plaza principal; y ras: cabeza. Lo que significa cabeza de la plaza principal o mercado.

    El apellido, relata el profesor José Francisco Socarrás, viene por Evaristo Socarrás, proveniente de una población importante de Coro, Venezuela, quien se casó con Josefa Meriño en Riohacha y por segunda vez en La Paz, una población cercana a Valledupar.

    Su padre fue el General Sabas Socarrás, quien peleó en los tres años de guerra civil a principios de

  4. The Orbital Distribution of Earth-crossing Asteroids and Meteoroids

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    Benoit, P. H.; Sears, D. W. G.

    1993-07-01

    meteorites have different orbital distributions [8]. References: [1] Steel D. I. et al. (1991) Mon. R. Astron. Soc., 251, 632-648. [2] Wolf S. F. and Lipschutz M. E. (1992) Meteoritics, 27, 308. [3] Benoit P. H. et al. (1991) Icarus, 94, 311-325. [4] Benoit P. H. and Sears D. W. G. (1993) LPS XXIV, 95- 96. [5] Wetherill G. W. and ReVelle D. O. (1981) Icarus, 48, 308- 328. [6] Williams J. G. (1975) JGR, 80, 2914-2916. [7] Galibina I. V. and Terent'eva A. K. (1987) Solar Sys. Res., 21, 160-166. [8] Graf Th. and Marti K. (1991) LPS XXII, 473-474.

  5. Obituary: Michael John Klein, 1940-2005

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    Gulkis, Samuel

    2006-12-01

    Michael John Klein died on 14 May 2005 at home in South Pasadena, California. The cause of death was tongue cancer that metastasized to the lungs. He was a non-smoker. Mike was a passionate radio astronomer, a trusted astronomical observer, an educator and a family man. Mike was born on 19 January 1940 in Ames, Iowa, the son of Florence Marie (Graf) and Fred Michael Klein. His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a banker. Mike had two older sisters, Lois Jean (Klein) Flauher and Marilyn June (Klein) Griffin. In 1962, Mike married his high school sweetheart Barbara Dahlberg, who survives him along with their three children, Kristin Marie (Klein) Shields, Michael John Klein Jr., Timothy Joel Klein, and six grandchildren. Mike developed a love for astronomy early in his life, and credited an early morning, newspaper-delivery route that he had at age twelve, which took him outside well before sunrise. He told family members that as he walked along his route, he stared into the sky and wondered what everything was. He studied sky charts, located stars, and began to understand how the planets shifted their positions relative to the stars each day. Another big influence in Mike's life was his brother in-law, Jim Griffin. Jim helped Mike understand that his passion for science did not have to remain a hobby, but could and should become a career. Jim's encouragement led Mike to attend Iowa State University in Ames, where he earned a BS in electrical engineering in 1962. Mike then started graduate school in electrical engineering at Michigan State, but after one semester transferred to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he earned an MS (1966) and PhD (1968) in astronomy. His doctoral dissertation, under the direction of Professor Fred Haddock, was based on extensive observations of the planets and examined the physical and thermal properties of planetary atmospheres and surfaces. Mike was awarded a Resident Research Associate position at JPL by the National

  6. Is DDH still a problem?

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    Reinhard Graf

    2014-03-01

    clinical signs?   First conclusion Clinical examination is good, but has a lot of problems. We cannot solve the problem only with manually examination of risk babies, we need EVIDENCE! We must look for a method, which is objective with measurable results, which is reproducible, independent from doctor`s experience and skill, without radiation and with low costs.   The solution is Hip Sonography! We introduced this technique in 1980s and developed continuously in the last 30 years (3. In many European countries with a high standard of the common health system (e.g Germany, Austria, Switzerland etc. all babies will be checked after birth sonographically by Graf technique.   The screening is a very effective method Diagnosis and treatment, if necessary, within the first 5 weeks reduce the operation rate (open reductions, acetabularplasties as well as head necrosis clearly and shorten the time for conservative treatment (4. The costs for ultrasound-screening and the treatment together are one third cheaper than the treatment cost alone before introduction of ultrasound-screening (5.   Where are the problems and how to solve them? 1- Methodical problems The method was developed continuously and we learned from our mistakes. It is frustrating to see “modified” techniques in some other countries with the same mistakes we have done 20 years ago. Statements like “Ultrasound leads to over diagnose” or “not all dislocated hips can be detected by sonography” are based on “modified” techniques. These techniques are forbidden in Europe.   2- Teaching and learning curve In our countries we have restrict rules, who can do hip sonography? the doctors need a certificate after training courses by authorized teacher. The qualities of the sonograms are controlled by a special commission.   3- To screen or not to screen” is not the question, it`s politics! With hip sonography, the doctors in our countries cannot earn much money, but it must be clear to us, that it is a

  7. Third workshop on geothermal reservoir engineering: Proceedings

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    Ramey, H.J. Jr.; Kruger, P. (eds.)

    1977-12-15

    (Lloyd's Bank of California), Stephen Lipman (Union Oil), Mark Mathisen (PG&E), Patrick Muffler (USGS-MP), and Mark Silverman (DOE-SAN); and to the rapporteurs: George Frye (Aminoil), Vasel Roberts (Electrical Power Research Institute), and Alexander Graf (LBL), whose Valuable summaries are included in the Proceedings. Special thanks are also due Roland Horne, Visiting Professor from New Zealand and Program Manager of the Stanford Geothermal Program, for his efforts with the Program graduate students in conducting the Workshop. Further thanks go to Marion Wachtel, who in spite of tremendous personal hardship, administered the Workshop and prepared the Proceedings in a timely and professional manner. Professor Ramey and I also express our appreciation to the Department of Energy, whose financial support of the Workshop made possible the program and these Proceedings. Paul Kruger Stanford University December 31, 1977

  8. Chemical composition of the semi-volatile grains of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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    Wurz, Peter; Altwegg, Kathrin; Balsiger, Hans; Berthelier, Jean-Jacques; Bieler, André; Calmonte, Ursina; De Keyser, Johan; Fiethe, Björn; Fuselier, Stefan; Gasc, Sébastien; Gombosi, Tamas; Jäckel, Annette; Korth, Axel; Le Roy, Lena; Mall, Urs; Rème, Henri; Rubin, Martin; Tzou, Chia-Yu

    2017-04-01

    grain is completely evaporated in such an ion source after a few 100 seconds, the RTOF instrument is best suited for the investigation of its chemical composition since several complete mass spectra are recorded during this time. The rate of dust grains recorded in RTOF is small, and we report on the collection and analysis of 9 dust grains during the October 2014 to July 2016 time period. It is estimated that these grains contain about 1E-15 g of volatiles, which would correspond to a grain of the order of 100 nm in size if made up of volatiles alone. We fitted the recorded mass spectra of RTOF with a set of 61 molecules, and their molecular fragments resulting from the ionisation. The major groups of chemical species are hydrocarbons, oxygenated hydrocarbons, nitrogen-bearing molecules, sulphur-bearing molecules, halogenated molecules and others (including water and CO2). About 70% of these grains are depleted in water compared to the comet coma, thus, can be considered as semi-volatile dust grains, and the other about 30% are water grains. The mineral phase of these grains, if there is any, cannot be investigated in these measurements. However, in an earlier investigation the bulk composition of mineral grains on the surface of the comet was inferred from solar wind sputtering of these grains (Wurz et al., 2015). H. Balsiger, K. Altwegg, P. Bochsler, P. Eberhardt, J. Fischer, S. Graf, A. Jäckel, E. Kopp, U. Langer, M. Mildner, J. Müller, T. Riesen, M. Rubin, S. Scherer, P. Wurz, S. Wüthrich, E. Arijs, S. Delanoye, J. De Keyser, E. Neefs, D. Nevejans, H. Rème, C. Aoustin, C. Mazelle, J.-L. Médale, J.A. Sauvaud, J.-J. Berthelier, J.-L. Ber-taux, L. Duvet, J.-M. Illiano, S.A. Fuselier, A.G. Ghielmetti, T. Magoncelli, E.G. Shelley, A. Korth, K. Heerlein, H. Lauche, S. Livi, A. Loose, U. Mall, B. Wilken, F. Gliem, B. Fiethe, T.I. Gombosi, B. Block, G.R. Carignan, L.A. Fisk, J.H. Waite, D.T. Young, and H. Wollnik, ROSINA - Rosetta Orbiter Spectrometer for Ion and

  9. Micro perspectives for decentralized energy supply. Proceedings of the international conference

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    Schaefer, Martina; Kebir, Noara; Philipp, Daniel (eds.)

    2011-07-01

    criteria analysis for sustainability assessments of electricity generation systems in a rural community in South Africa (B. Amigun); (17) Comparative Analysis between grid extension and decentralized solutions for rural electrification - case study: Sofala Province in Mozambique (J. Graf); (18) A mathematical approach for the analysis of energy scenarios for production in India (A. Fuegenschuh); (19) Changing behaviour: Individual energy use, strategic behavioural niche management and decentralised energy conservation in the UK (D.S. Theiss); (20) Local acceptance of wind energy: A comparison between Germany, Argentina and Spain (M. Jimeno); (21) Rural electrification in developing countries: Social acceptance of small photovoltaic lanterns in Ethiopia (H. Mueggenberg); (22) Taking the user's perspective regarding knowledge on solar home systems in Uganda (A. Tillmans); (23) Micro-energy systems in low-income countries: Learning to articulate the solar home system niche in Tanzania (R. Byrne); (24) Quality issues in the marked based dissemination of solar home systems (K. Lindner); (25) Introducing integrated food-energy systems that work for people and climate (A. Bagdanski); (26) Development of adaptive technologies in the project biogas support for Tanzania 'Biogas ST' (P. Becker); (27) Hydrothermal carbonization as innovative technology in sustainable sanitation in Tanzania (A. Krause); (28) Small hydropower in rural Uganda (M.S. Abbo); (29) Presenting automatic demand control (ADC) as a new frequency control method in smart grids (M.T. Ameli); (30) Capitalizing on the asset nature of micro energy systems to promote social transformation in economically marginalized and structurally neglected rural areas of Kenya (R. Mutsaers); (31) Developing microfinance models to facilitate adoption of biogas systems in rural Northwest China (G. Harris); (32) Microfinancing decentralized solar energy systems in India: Experiences of rural banks and the way forward (S

  10. Novel ideas for maximising dew collection to aid plant establishment to combat desertification and restore degraded dry and arid lands

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    Kotzen, Benz

    2014-05-01

    and numerous studies have been undertaken to investigate past so-called dew collectors and to research the possibilities of using new ones. Most of the historical dew collectors have been disputed as dew collection devices. (Beysens et al 2006, Beysens et al in Kogan and Trahtman 2006, Graf et al 2008.) However, contemporary dew collection has proven possible in those areas that have dew fall. It is generally agreed by researchers, such as Sharan and Beysens in 2007 and Jacobs et al in 2008 after Monteith (1957) that the theoretical maximum dew yield is in the order of 0.8 l/m2/day. Although the exact maximum has never been defined the amounts can yet be significant. However, In most cases the investigations of dew supply in areas where dew is known to precipitate has been undertaken with inclined roof like planar surfaces. However, erecting these planes in remote areas and within difficult terrain makes this kind of collector impractical. Additionally such planar surfaces demand space on the ground which then diminishes the areas of restoration and large collectors require additional plumbing to distribute water to the plants themselves. Thus in order to better supply dew to plants other forms are required. This paper discusses the various ideas and concepts that have been developed for dew collection that have emerged on the market and the novel ideas that have been initiated by the author. The research undertaken investigates biomimetic forms which emulate plant forms such as various cacti and succulents investigating their ability to increase surface area as well as releasing heat like a radiator. Additionally other spiky, needle like forms are investigated as well as animal forms, such as the surface of the Stenocara gracilipes Namibian beetle which collects fog. The research initiated a new strategy for dew collection dividing dew collectors into two types: 1) Passive dew collectors, where nightly collection and delivery is achieved without people, and 2) Semi

  11. Surficial geology of the lower Comb Wash, San Juan County, Utah

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    Longpré, Claire I.

    2001-01-01

    . Most precipitation is monsoonal, convective storms that bring moisture from the Gulf of Mexico beginning in early July and ending by October. Large frontal storms during December and January are responsible for most winter precipitation (Figure 2). The record from U.S. Geological Survey gauging station number 09379000 operated by the BLM from 1959 through 1968 indicates that Comb Wash flows in direct response to precipitation events. Most daily discharge and peak events occur in late July through September, coinciding with high intensity monsoon thunderstorms. Comb Wash supports a variety of vegetation typical of the Great Basin Desert and the northern desert shrub zone as described by Fowler and Koch (1982). On the lower alluvial terraces, bushes and shrubs dominate the vegetation, including: sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata), rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus), fourwing saltbush (Atriplex canescens), winterfat (Eurotia lanata), greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus), and shadscale (Atriplex concertifolia). Juniper trees (Juniperus osteosperma) can be found on the rocky colluvial slopes near Comb Ridge and on the higher terrace near Cedar Mesa. The floodplain contains an abundance of riparian vegetation including cottonwood (Populus fremontii), willow (Salix exigua), and tamarisk (Tamarix ramosissima). Tamarisk is one of 7 non-native species present in the lower Comb Wash watershed. At least seven known species of noxious weeds have invaded the watershed, including Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon), field bindweed (Convolvulus avensis), Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), Russian knapweed (Centaurea repens), tamarisk and camel thorn (Alhagi pseudalhagi). Of these, tamarisk or salt-cedar has most aggressively colonized the southwestern United States, including the San Juan watershed. Graf (1978) estimates that since the late 19th century, tamarisk has spread at a rate of 20 km per year. Tamarisk first appeared in Comb Wash during the mid to early 20th century based on

  12. Índice h de docentes em Saúde Coletiva no Brasil Índice h de docentes en Salud Colectiva en Brasil H-index of Collective Health professors in Brazil

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    Julio Cesar Rodrigues Pereira

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    control para homonimias y alternativas de grafía de nombre. Para cada región y para Brasil como un todo se ajustó función de densidad de probabilidad exponencial a los parámetros promedio y tasa de decrecimiento por región. Fueron identificadas medidas de posición y, con el complemento de la función probabilidad acumulada, función de jerarquía entre autores conforme el índice h por región. RESULTADOS: De los docentes, 29,8% no tenían registro alguno de citación (h=0. El promedio de h para Brasil fue 3,1, con mayor promedio en la región Sur (4,7. La mediana de h para el país fue 2,1, también con mayor mediana en el Sur (3,2. Para una estandarización de población de autores en cien, los primeros colocados para el país deben tener h=16; en la estratificación por región, la primera posición demanda valores más altos en el Noreste, Sureste y Sur, siendo en ésta última h=24. CONCLUSIONES: Evaluados por los índices h de la Web of Science, la mayoría de los autores en Salud Colectiva no supera h=5. Hay diferencias entre las regiones, con mejor desempeño para el Sur y valores semejantes entre Sureste y Noreste.OBJECTIVE: To estimate reference values and the hierarchy function of professors engaged in Collective Health in Brazil by analyzing the distribution of the h-index. METHODS: From the Portal da Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (Portal of Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel , 934 authors were identified in 2008, of whom 819 were analyzed. The h-index of each professor was obtained through the Web of Science using search algorithms controlling for namesakes and alternative spellings of their names. For each Brazilian region and for the country as a whole, we adjusted an exponential probability density function to provide the population parameters and rate of decline by region. Ranking measures were identified using the complement of the cumulative probability function and the hierarchy

  13. Erros na prescrição hospitalar de medicamentos potencialmente perigosos Errores en la prescripción hospitalaria de medicamentos potencialmente peligrosos Errors in hospital prescriptions of high-alert medications

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    Mário Borges Rosa

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    á diminuir os erros relacionados aos medicamentos potencialmente perigosos.OBJETIVO:Los errores de medicación son actualmente un problema mundial de salud pública, siendo los más serios los de prescripción. El objetivo del estudio fue analizar la práctica de la prescripción de medicamentos de alto riesgo y su relación con la prevalencia de errores de medicación en ambiente hospitalario. MÉTODOS: Estudio transversal retrospectivo abarcando 4.026 prescripciones con medicamentos potencialmente peligrosos. Durante 30 días de 2001, fueron analizadas todas las prescripciones recibidas en la farmacia de un hospital de referencia del estado de Minas Gerais (Sureste de Brasil. Las prescripciones fueron analizadas con relación a: legibilidad, nombre del paciente, tipo de prescripción, fecha, caligrafía o grafía, identificación del prescriptor, análisis del medicamento y uso de abreviaturas. Los errores de prescripción fueron clasificados como de redacción o decisión, siendo evaluada la influencia del tipo de prescripción en la ocurrencia de errores. RESULTADOS: Hubo predominio de la prescripción escrita a mano (45,7%. En 47,0% de las prescripciones escritas a mano, mixtas y pre-digitadas ocurrieron errores en el nombre del paciente, en 33,7% hubo dificultades en la identificación del prescriptor y 19,3% estaban poco legibles o ilegibles. En un total de 7.148 medicamentos de alto riesgo prescritos, fueron observados 3.177 errores, siendo más frecuente la omisión de información (86,5%. Los errores se concentraron principalmente en los medicamentos heparina, fentanil y midazolam; y los sectores de tratamiento intensivo y la neurología presentaron mayor número de errores por prescripción. Se observó el uso intensivo y sin estandarización de abreviaturas. Cuando se computaron todos los tipos de errores, se verificó 3,3 por prescripción. La prescripción pre-digitada presentó menor probabilidad de errores en comparación con las mixtas o escritas a mano

  14. Assessment of the influence of examination postures on postural stability by means of the DTP-3 diagnostic system [Hodnocení vlivu vyšetřovacích poloh na posturální stabilitu pomocí diagnostického systému DTP-3

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    Peter D. C. Phiri

    2009-06-01

    postural sway reduction, expressed by means of standard deviations in the mediolateral direction: 3.63–1.12–0.86 [mm], in the posterioanterior direction: 5.25–2.94–1.33 [mm] and in the caudocranial direction: 1.30–1.33–1.00 [mm]. It further results from the assessment that postures D and F significantly reduce postural sway towards posture A and posture F further reduces postural sway towards posture D. [VÝCHODISKA: Při vyšetřování tvaru páteře jak rentgenologickými, tak neradiačními neinvazivními metodami je důležitá standardizace polohy vyšetřované osoby. CÍLE: Standardizace vyšetřovací polohy umožní vzájemné porovnání výsledků vyšetření různými metodami. Navíc vhodná vyšetřovací poloha by měla snížit titubaci a tím zvýšit reliabilitu vyšetření. METODIKA: Pro hodnocení vlivu fixace na snížení titubace vyšetřované osoby byly navrženy dvě vyšetřovací polohy s různým stupněm fixace: poloha D – stoj s oporou ramen o fixační rám a poloha F – leh na břiše na fixačním lůžku. Uvedené polohy byly porovnány s polohou A – volný návykový stoj. Pro vyšetření tvaru páteře a titubace byl využit mikropočítačový diagnostický systém DTP-3, který umožňuje měřit třírozměrnou polohu bodů neinvazivní dotykovou metodou. Metodika vyšetření spočívá v palpaci a označení projekcí akromionů, zadních horních spin a trnových výběžků na kožním povrchu vyšetřované osoby. Označené body jsou snímány dotykem hrotu polohového snímače a přenášeny do osobního počítače, kde jsou zobrazeny do výstupních protokolů ve formě tabulek a grafů. Byl změřen soubor 80 vyšetřených osob (40 mužů a 40 žen, věk 23,1 ± 2,5 roku. Každá osoba byla v každé vyšetřovací poloze změřena pětkrát a byla vypočítána průměrná křivka páteře a standardní odchylka kvantifi kující titubaci vyšetřované osoby. VÝSLEDKY: Z hodnocení vlivu fixace na

  15. A Public-Private-Acadmic Partnership to Advance Solar Power Forecasting

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    Haupt, Sue Ellen [National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (United States)

    2016-04-19

    chemistry models. A sixth development accounts for the feedbacks that sub-grid scale clouds produce in shortwave irradiance as implemented in a shallow cumulus parameterization Finally, WRF-Solar™ also allows assimilation of infrared irradiances from satellites to determine the three dimensional cloud field, allowing for an improved initialization of the cloud field that increases the performance of short-range forecasts. We find that WRF-Solar™ can improve clear sky irradiance prediction by 15-80% over a standard version of WRF, depending on location and cloud conditions. In a formal comparison to the NAM baseline, WRF-Solar™ showed improvements in the Day-Ahead forecast of 22-42%. The SunCast™ system requires substantial software engineering to blend all of the new model components as well as existing publically available NWP model runs. To do this we use an expert system for the Nowcasting blender and the Dynamic Integrated foreCast (DICast®) system for the NWP models. These two systems are then blended, we use an empirical power conversion method to convert the irradiance predictions to power, then apply an analog ensemble (AnEn) approach to further tune the forecast as well as to estimate its uncertainty. The AnEn module decreased RMSE (root mean squared error) by 17% over the blended SunCast™ power forecasts and provided skill in the probabilistic forecast with a Brier Skill Score of 0.55. In addition, we have also developed a Gridded Atmospheric Forecast System (GRAFS) in parallel, leveraging cost share funds. An economic evaluation based on Production Cost Modeling in the Public Service Company of Colorado showed that the observed 50% improvement in forecast accuracy will save their customers $819,200 with the projected MW deployment for 2024. Using econometrics, NCAR has scaled this savings to a national level and shown that an annual expected savings for this 50% forecast error reduction ranges from $11M in 2015 to $43M expected in 2040 with increased

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    then become the official designations of the satellites. Where to witness the first launch in Europe. On 15 July media representatives are invited to cover the launch from various sites in Europe. ESA will broadcast the launch live, with images from Baikonur and ESA's Operations Centre ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany. ESA programme officials and spokespersons will be on hand at each site for interviews. European Press Centre, Germany: Location: ESA/ ESOC Address: Robert-Bosch Strasse 5, Darmstadt, Germany Opening hours: 13:30 -17:30 Contact point: Jocelyne Landeau-Constantin Tel. + 49 6151 90 2696/ 2459 Fax. + 49 6151 90 2961 France Location: ESA Headquarters Address: 8-10 rue Mario Nikis, 75015 Paris, France Opening hours: 13:30- 17:30 Contact point: Anne-Marie Rémondin Tel. + 33 1 5369 7155 Fax. + 33 1 5369 7690 The Netherlands Location: Noordwijk Space Expo Address: Keplerlaan 3, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Opening hours: 13:30 - 17:30 Contact point: Heidi Graf Tel. (till 14/07): + 31 71 565 3006 on launch date at Noordwijk Space Expo, tel.: + 31 71 364 6446 Fax.: + 31 71 565 5728 Italy Location: ESA/ESRIN Address: Via G. Galilei, Frascati (Rome), Italy Opening hours: 13:30- 17:30 Contact point: Franca Morgia Tel. + 39 06 9418 0951 Fax. +39 06 9418 0952 Spain: Location ESA/VILSPA Satellite Station Address: Villafranca del Castillo, Madrid Opening hours: 13:30-17:30 Contact point: Fany Peña Tel + 34 91 813 1211 Fax. +34 91 813 1212 Media representatives wishing to attend the launch event from any of the sites, are kindly requested to fill out the attached reply form and fax it back to the contact point at the site they have chosen. The live launch video transmission will be available in analogue (PAL) and digital (MPEG-2) format, via satellite. There will be different language versions plus clean, international audio. The exact times of the transmission and the satellite parameters will be posted as from 10 July on the Internet at http://television.esa.int. The launch of

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    hypoallergenic variant of the major peanut allergen Ara h 2 for allergen-specific immunotherapy Angelika Tscheppe, Dieter Palmberger, Merima Bublin, Christian Radauer, Chiara Palladino, Barbara Gepp, Nina Lengger, Reingard Grabherr, Heimo Breiteneder P36 Mutagenesis of amino acids critical for calcium-binding leads to the generation of a hypoallergenic Phl p 7 variant Marianne Raith, Linda Sonnleitner, Doris Zach, Konrad Woroszylo, Margit Focke-Tejkl, Herbert Wank, Thorsten Graf, Annette Kuehn, Ines Swoboda P37 Are birch pollen allergen immunotherapy induced blocking antibodies protective for cross-reactive allergens? Claudia Asam, Sara Huber, Heidi Hofer, Roland Lang, Thomas Hawranek, Fátima Ferreira, Michael Wallner P38 High success of 58 subcutaneous immunotherapy for pets allergy in a polyallergic cohort of patients: a component resolved individually adapted treatment (CRIAT Fabienne Gay-Crosier P39 Neutrophils are potential antigen presenting cells in IgE- mediated allergy Dominika Polak, Birgit Nagl, Claudia Kitzmüller, Barbara Bohle P40 Characterization of allergen-specific CD8+ T cells in type I allergy Nazanin Samadi, Claudia Kitzmüller, Rene Geyeregger, Barbara Bohle, Beatrice Jahn-Schmid Poster Session 5: Molecular and cellular diagnostic tests P41 Nanofluidic-based biosensors allow quantification of total circulating IgE from a drop of blood in 5 minutes Aurélie Buchwalder, Ariel Gomez, Fabien Rebeaud, Iwan Märki P42 Allergen microarray for the analysis of serum IgE binding profile and allergenic activity Jaana Haka, Liisa Hattara, Marika Heikkinen, Merja H Niemi, Juha Rouvinen, Petri Saviranta, Pekka Mattila, Kristiina Takkinen, Marja-Leena Laukkanen P43 Generation of a well-characterized panel of periplaneta americana allergens for component resolved diagnosis Stephanie Eichhorn, Isabel Pablos, Bianca Kastner, Bettina Schweidler, Sabrina Wildner, Peter Briza, Jung-Won Park, Naveen Arora, Stefan Vieths, Gabriele Gadermaier, Fatima Ferreira P44 Improved

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