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  1. Interview with Mikhail Gromov

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    Raussen, Martin; Skau, Christian

    2010-01-01

    Mikhail Gromov is the recipient of the 2009 Abel Prize. The interview was made on May 18th, 2009, prior to the Abel Prize Celebration.......Mikhail Gromov is the recipient of the 2009 Abel Prize. The interview was made on May 18th, 2009, prior to the Abel Prize Celebration....

  2. Mikhail Kondratyev's Scientific Heritage

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    Krushelnitskaya O.B.

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available The article illuminates the most important outcomes of research activities carried out by Mikhail Kondratyev. It reveals the relevance of his research for the development of concepts of social psychological processes that take place in closed communities, of relations of authority, as well as for the diagnostics and correction of relationships of interpersonal significance in groups of various types. The paper also reviews the main stages of Mikhail Kondratyev’s scholarly and teaching activities and highlights his major contributions to the further development of research in social psychological problems of small groups and interpersonal relationships that emerge within them.

  3. Professor Goes Gaga: Teaching Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame

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    Deflem, Mathieu

    2013-01-01

    This paper presents an account of the conditions and consequences of a university-level teaching experience in the sociology of fame centered on the case of Lady Gaga. When the course "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame" at the University of South Carolina was announced in the autumn of 2010, it became the number-one Lady Gaga news…

  4. Dramaturgies of the Gaga Bodies: Kinesthesia of Pleasure/Healing

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    Biliana Vassileva

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Gaga is a movement language which Israelian choreographer Ohad Naharin developed since 1990s and which is applied in daily practice by the Batsheva Dance Company members. Gaga has two tracks: Gaga/dancers, which is the daily training of Batsheva Dance Company members, now taught also for other dancers in Israel and abroad, and Gaga/people, open to the public and available for anyone at any age. This study focuses on a multilayer analysis model of the dramaturgies of gaga bodies, both during gaga people (open classes and gaga dancers (intensive courses training and during the audience experience of assisting to the repertory work of the company. Its based on empirical experience of gaga language such as “practice as research” and reflexive embodiment. It discusses the notions of continuum and script, kinesthesia of pleasure and vitality, somatic modes of attention and cultural perception of dances gestures.

  5. Gender blending a queer performativita ve videoklipech Lady Gaga

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    Sekyrová, Karolína

    2014-01-01

    This bachelor thesis examines how queer performativity and gender blending are shown in the music video clips of Lady Gaga. The thesis attemp to find and analyse through the means of the semiotic analysis and explain their meaning. The thesis is based on theoretical gender definition and on two constructivism concepts: Doing gender by West and Zimermann and gender performativity by Judith Butler. The thesis employs the queer concept as the reconstruction of sexual minorities but also as an an...

  6. LADY GAGA: UNINDO MODA, MÚSICA POP E ARTE

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    Letícia Guedes de Paula

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho em questão insere-se no contexto de uma pesquisa mais ampla a respeito da relação entre Moda e Arte. Analisam-se aspectos da obra da artista pop Lady Gaga, que desenvolve seus trabalhos multifacetados sob uma perspectiva segundo a qual Moda e Música são dimensões da Arte Pop. A proposta de Lady Gaga é influenciada por Andy Warhol e transparece não apenas em suas produções artísticas, como também em suas declarações à imprensa, objeto de análise deste estudo. Gaga busca o status de Arte para seus trabalhos, independentemente do aspecto comercial que estes possam apresentar. Sua proposta, que pode ser resumida na afirmação “o que é feito com Arte permanece”, pode ser aplicada indistintamente a qualquer dos aspectos de sua obra, Música e Moda incluídas.

  7. Crowing Sound Analysis of Gaga' Chicken; Local Chicken from South Sulawesi Indonesia

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    Aprilita Bugiwati, Sri Rachma; Ashari, Fachri

    2008-01-01

    Gaga??? chicken was known as a local chicken at South Sulawesi Indonesia which has unique, specific, and different crowing sound, especially at the ending of crowing sound which is like the voice character of human laughing, comparing with the other types of singing chicken in the world. 287 birds of Gaga??? chicken at 3 districts at the centre habitat of Gaga??? chicken were separated into 2 groups (163 birds of Dangdut type and 124 birds of Slow type) which is based on the speed...

  8. Interdiscursividade e metadiscursividade no videoclipe Applause, de Lady Gaga

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    Lúcio Flávio Gondim da Silva

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available Nesta pesquisa, fazemos, com base no arcabouço conceitual da Análise do Discurso, na perspectiva de Maingueneuau (2005, uma análise do clipe Applause (2013, da cantora norte-americana Lady Gaga. Identificamos as relações interdiscursivas e metadiscursivas presentes na obra e analisamos de que modo elas ocorrem. No decorrer do trabalho, foi possível observar que há, no clipe, uma forte presença da metadiscursividade, revelada desde o título da canção até os elementos construídos voltados a este fim. Quanto à interdiscursividade, ela surge em grande número e interliga o discurso literomusical ao qual o clipe pertence aos discursos de grandes correntes estéticas e movimentos de arte, bem como de outras linguagens artísticas, como o cinema, a moda e o teatro.

  9. Mikhail Geraskov (1874-1957): Methodological Concepts of Learning Physics

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    Ilieva, Mariyana

    2014-01-01

    Mikhail Geraskov is a distinguished Bulgarian educator from the first half of the twentieth century, who developed the scientific foundations of didactics and methodology of training. His work contributed a lot to the development of the Bulgarian pedagogy. The subject of scientific research is didactical conceptions and methodological conceptions…

  10. The Arabidopsis GAGA-Binding Factor BASIC PENTACYSTEINE6 Recruits the POLYCOMB-REPRESSIVE COMPLEX1 Component LIKE HETEROCHROMATIN PROTEIN1 to GAGA DNA Motifs.

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    Hecker, Andreas; Brand, Luise H; Peter, Sébastien; Simoncello, Nathalie; Kilian, Joachim; Harter, Klaus; Gaudin, Valérie; Wanke, Dierk

    2015-07-01

    Polycomb-repressive complexes (PRCs) play key roles in development by repressing a large number of genes involved in various functions. Much, however, remains to be discovered about PRC-silencing mechanisms as well as their targeting to specific genomic regions. Besides other mechanisms, GAGA-binding factors in animals can guide PRC members in a sequence-specific manner to Polycomb-responsive DNA elements. Here, we show that the Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) GAGA-motif binding factor protein basic pentacysteine6 (BPC6) interacts with like heterochromatin protein1 (LHP1), a PRC1 component, and associates with vernalization2 (VRN2), a PRC2 component, in vivo. By using a modified DNA-protein interaction enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay, we could show that BPC6 was required and sufficient to recruit LHP1 to GAGA motif-containing DNA probes in vitro. We also found that LHP1 interacts with VRN2 and, therefore, can function as a possible scaffold between BPC6 and VRN2. The lhp1-4 bpc4 bpc6 triple mutant displayed a pleiotropic phenotype, extreme dwarfism and early flowering, which disclosed synergistic functions of LHP1 and group II plant BPC members. Transcriptome analyses supported this synergy and suggested a possible function in the concerted repression of homeotic genes, probably through histone H3 lysine-27 trimethylation. Hence, our findings suggest striking similarities between animal and plant GAGA-binding factors in the recruitment of PRC1 and PRC2 components to Polycomb-responsive DNA element-like GAGA motifs, which must have evolved through convergent evolution. © 2015 American Society of Plant Biologists. All Rights Reserved.

  11. WALI DAN KARAMAH AMANG GAGA DI DESA UJUNG BARU, KECAMATAN BATI-BATI, KABUPATEN TANAH LAUT

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    Zakiah Zakiah

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available This research took up from perspective about the importance of discussing society opinion on Wali’s and the people are reputed as holy people or the people who has a special ability as a popular religion expression which still exists in the certain society. Paying homage by society to Wali’s are not only when they are still alive, but it also continue when they are died. Amang Gaga is one of them, he was respected and reputed as a Wali and he had a special ability (karamah by people in Ujung Baru village, Bati-Bati, with the result that this research needs to be done. The questions of this research are (1 How does people opinion about Wali and Amang Gaga’s karamah? (2 What is level of guardian status of Amang Gaga as a Wali and his karamah according to tasawwuf?. Based on the findings that Amang Gaga is a Wali because his loyalty, his consistency and his karamah. The level of his guardian status is al-Quthub atau al-Ghawts. It means that the humans need him when they have difficulties, when he prayed to Allah, it would be answered Allah very fast. People pray to Allah through him as a medium. However, there is any evidence to show that Amang Gaga as the leader of Wali’s.

  12. Features of Aestheticism in Literary Heritage of Mikhail Kuzmin

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    Elena Kolmykova

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available The article deals with the main principles of aestheticism reflected in the literary works of Mikhail Kuzmin, the author of well-known lines: “Широки и спокойны струи, Как судоходный Дунай!” The sources of M. Kuzmin’s aestheticism, such as ideas of Pre-Raphaelites, French symbolists, English aesthetes are under investigation. It is stated that literary heritage of Oscar Wilde greatly influenced M. Kuzmin’s critical works.

  13. Mikhail Bakhtin and Manoel de Barros: between Chronotope and Childhood

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    Paloma Dias Silveira

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available This article addresses childhood, time and space through literature and philosophy. We begin with the assessment of Mikhail Bakhtin that leads to the formation of the concept of chronotope, analyzing the work of François Rabelais in the context of grotesque realism. Bakhtin constructs a philosophical perspective of open and collective time-space, freedom, and creation. In turn, the literature of Manoel de Barros embodies a chronotope, cementing a view of the world and men in contrast with meanings and values. This brings us to the understanding that Barros's poems portray a particular aesthetics similar to that assessed by Bakhtin. Barros's aesthetics is governed by a time-space relationship that associates childhood with creation, the time-space of uselessness and contemplation, the lowering of the gaze, rebirth and the creation of proximities between heterogeneous elements.

  14. Mikhail Geraskov (1874-1957 Methodological Concepts of Learning Physics.

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    Mariyana Ilieva

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available Mikhail Geraskov is a distinguished Bulgarian educator from the first half of the twentieth century, who developed the scientific foundations of didactics and methodology of training. His work contributed a lot to the development of the Bulgarian pedagogy. The subject of scientific research is didactical conceptions and methodological conceptions of learning. The aim of the research paper is to presents his ideas about particular methods of teaching Physics for high school. Geraskov assumes direct correlation between didactics and methodology. This paper focuses on his ideas about design, technology and methodological requirements for lessons of Physics. He believes that the appropriate methods are determined by the curriculum, set of educational goals and age characteristics, and capabilities of adolescents. In his methodical recommendations he focuses on teaching methods and forms that provoke students’ activity. Comparative analysis with publications on the issues set for development of the Bulgarian pedagogic science and the actuality in the modern education system.

  15. Mikhail Gorbachev's First Visit to Britain: 30 Years on

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    Konstantin V. Shlykov

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The article explores the significance of Mikhail Gorbachev's first journey to the UK in December 1984 for the East-West relations. The visit was initiated by Margaret Thatcher who wanted to get acquainted with the potential Soviet leader as she hoped to become a trusted intermediary between Moscow and Washington. The revitalization of contacts with the USSR was a part of Britain's resurgence as a major world player after the Falklands victory. The discussions in London focused on the issue of strategic stability, though they could only serve to give the parties a better understanding of each other's position, as no political agreement could be reached due to the nature of the visit and the fact that any agreement on the subject had to be between the Soviet Union and the United States. The bilateral relations issues being discussed included mostly economic cooperation and such problems as human rights in the USSR and Soviet assistance to the British miners' strike. Gorbachev's speech on "new political thinking" and "a common European home", expressions first used during the visit to Uk, rang hollow to London, however Thatcher had the impression that she could deal with the Soviet politician in future. The British public opinion also saw Mikhail Gorbachev and his wife favourably. Later statements of Lady Thatcher and Gorbachev's critics on the meeting being defining for the foreign policy of the perestroika era should be seen as exaggerated, as the demise of the Communist system and the USSR were not foreseen by anyone in 1984, either in London or in Moscow.

  16. Flank wear and I-kaz 3D correlation in ball end milling process of Inconel 718

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    M.A.S.M. Tahir

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Tool wear may deteriorate the machine product quality due to high surface roughness, dimension exceeding tolerance and also to machine tool itself. Tool wear monitoring system is vital to be used in machining process to achieve high quality of the machined product and at the same time improve the productivity. Nowadays, many monitoring system developed using various sensor and statistical technique to analyze the signals being used. In this paper, I-kaz 3D method is used to analyze cutting force signal in milling process of Inconel 718 for monitoring the status of tool wear in milling process. The results from analyzing cutting force show that I-kaz 3D coefficient has a correlation with cutting tool condition. Tool wear will generate high value of I-kaz 3D coefficient than the sharp cutting tool. Furthermore, the three dimension graphical representation of I-kaz 3D for all cutting condition shown that the degree of scattering data increases with tool wear progression.

  17. Multifrequency observations of KAZ 102 during the ROSAT all-sky survey

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    Treves, A.; Fink, H. H.; Malkan, M.; Wilkes, B. J.; Baganoff, F.; Heidt, J.; Pian, E.; Sadun, A.; Schaeidt, S.; Bonnell, J. T.

    1995-01-01

    The bright quasar Kaz 102, which lies in the vicinity of the North Ecliptic Pole, was monitored during the ROSAT All Sky Survey for 121.5 days from 1990 July 30 to 1991 January 25. In the course of the survey, optical photometry with various filters was peformed at several epochs, together with UV (IUE) and optical spectrophotometry. The spectral energy distribution in the 3 x 10(exp 14) -3 x 10(exp 17) Hz range is obtained simultaneously among the various frequencies to less than or = 1 day. No clear case of variability can be made in the X-rays, while in the optical and UV variability of 10%-20% is apparent. An analysis of IUE and Einstein archives indicates a doubling timescale of years for the UV and soft X-ray flux. The X-ray photon index, which in 1979 was rather flat (Gamma = 0.8(+0.6 -0.4), in 1990/1991 was found to be Gamma = 2.22 +/- 0.13, a typical value for radio-quiet quasars in this energy range. The overall energy distribution and the variability are discussed.

  18. Mikhail N. Tsurikov (8.02.1963 – 4.02.2017

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    Oleg P. Negrobov

    2017-05-01

    Full Text Available On 4 February 2017 Mikhail N. Tsurikov passed away suddenly and prematurely. He was a PhD candidate, a talented scientist, senior researcher, head of the Laboratory of Entomology, head of the fund collections of invertebrates in the State Reserve «Galichya Gora». Mikhail N. Tsurikov was the author of 372 scientific publications, 97 popular scientific articles, two authorship certificates, four invention patents in the following scientific fields: studies of fauna and Coleoptera ecology as well as development of methods for studies of invertebrates.

  19. Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Mikhail Bakhtin in Dialogue: Pedagogy for a Spatial Literacy of Ecological Selfhood

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    Goulah, Jason

    2009-01-01

    This article considers the philosophies of unknown Japanese educator Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944) and his Russian contemporary Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975) as an Asian-Pacific pedagogical foundation for addressing the fierce urgency of human-induced environmental destruction and global climate shock. Specifically, the author compares…

  20. Quem fará a nossa Perestroika? Imagens de Mikhail Gorbatchev no jornal O Globo

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    Izabel Cristina Gomes da Costa

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Quem fará a nossa Perestroika? Esta surpreendente pergunta foi feita por O Globo em 1988. Mais desconcertante ainda: a publicação utilizou-se das reformas na União Soviética (URSS de Mikhail Gorbatchev para defender uma visão de mundo e um projeto político para o Brasil. O presente artigo identifica as estratégias elaboradas pelo jornal na construção das imagens do dirigente soviético. Delineando quatro momentos, elas revelaram as mudanças no seu perfil durante a crise do socialismo real.

  1. ABOVE THE TIME. BISHOP MIKHAIL (GRIBANOVSKY: AN ATTEMPT OF HIS THEOLOGICAL PORTRAIT

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    PRIEST PAVEL KHONDZINSKY

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available Many deep processes in the Russian spiritual tradition in the last quarter of the XIX c. — movement for the restoration of the patriarchate, renewal of the parish life, aspiration to attach to the theological truth its direct vital importance, search for a new Christian philosophy — are connected with the name of bishop Mikhail (Gribanovsky. Yet his name and heritage even now are far from being well-known. In the article the author attempts to off er a theological portait of the bishop, in other words, to present to a reader an essay on the formation of his personality and his theological thought in their inner organic interrelation

  2. batman Interacts with polycomb and trithorax group genes and encodes a BTB/POZ protein that is included in a complex containing GAGA factor.

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    Faucheux, M; Roignant, J-Y; Netter, S; Charollais, J; Antoniewski, C; Théodore, L

    2003-02-01

    Polycomb and trithorax group genes maintain the appropriate repressed or activated state of homeotic gene expression throughout Drosophila melanogaster development. We have previously identified the batman gene as a Polycomb group candidate since its function is necessary for the repression of Sex combs reduced. However, our present genetic analysis indicates functions of batman in both activation and repression of homeotic genes. The 127-amino-acid Batman protein is almost reduced to a BTB/POZ domain, an evolutionary conserved protein-protein interaction domain found in a large protein family. We show that this domain is involved in the interaction between Batman and the DNA binding GAGA factor encoded by the Trithorax-like gene. The GAGA factor and Batman codistribute on polytene chromosomes, coimmunoprecipitate from nuclear embryonic and larval extracts, and interact in the yeast two-hybrid assay. Batman, together with the GAGA factor, binds to MHS-70, a 70-bp fragment of the bithoraxoid Polycomb response element. This binding, like that of the GAGA factor, requires the presence of d(GA)n sequences. Together, our results suggest that batman belongs to a subset of the Polycomb/trithorax group of genes that includes Trithorax-like, whose products are involved in both activation and repression of homeotic genes.

  3. Lady Gaga - hiperrzeczywisty buntownik na sprzedaż jako propozycja tożsamościowa dla globalnej młodzieży

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    Wierzba, Paulina

    2013-01-01

    The article analyzes the phenomenon of Lady Gaga, one of the biggest modern culture icons. It shows the influence of the figure on the identity of global youth being constructed. Her image, videos, rhythm and song lyrics describe and express life experience of global teenagers, socializing them to their function in modern reality. The author tries to prove that in contemporary reality even a rebellion has become a product to sell. Youth idols who have undergone the way from counter-culture to...

  4. Kairos and Carnival: Mikhail Bakhtin’s Rhetorical and Ethical Christian Vision

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    Ian Bekker

    2018-03-01

    Full Text Available The term kairos has been used to mean, alternatively, right timing or proportion in Ancient Greek rhetoric, by Jesus to refer to the Christian eschaton and by Paul Tillich and modern liberation theologians to refer to the breakthrough of the divine into human history. Kairos, unlike chronos, is an intrinsically qualitative time and implies a consciousness of the present as well as the need for responsive action. This emphasis on action provides the link between kairos and virtue, the particular virtue in question being that of prudence (phronesis in Greek. The aim of this article is twofold: to highlight and make explicit the connections between the notion of kairos and the Russian literary-theorist and philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin’s rhetorical and ethical world, with particular emphasis on his notion of carnival; secondly, to further support a Christian reading of Bakthin’s work by making explicit the connections between his carnivalesque vision and a Christian reading of the ethical importance of kairos and its links with incarnation.

  5. Memory and music in Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita: Defying the regime

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    Nataliya Shpylova-Saeed

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita reveals intricate intersections, which are negotiated via memory and writing. Witnessing the collapse of the Russian Empire and the emergence of the Soviet Union, Bulgakov devises multiple ways to engage not only with political and historical changes but with literary and aesthetic changes as well. Known for its magical and phantasmagorical abundance, The Master and Margarita offers, in addition to a love story, a narrative that reveals the individual’s fragmented memory that is connected with existential uncertainty and lostness brought forth by political oppression. To illuminate the novel’s engagements with memory and existence, this essay brings attention to musical references that Bulgakov employs to produce multilayered narrative dimensions. Although music in Bulgakov’s novel has been mentioned on many occasions, this discussion shifts the emphasis from the writer’s love of music to the responses to the brutality of the Soviet regime and to the conflicts, arising from the state’s attempts to control the individual’s memory, private space. In this essay, memory and music are presented as means to defy the state’s dominance, control, and surveillance.

  6. Mikhail Lermontov’s “The Demon”: Reverse Translation as a Source of Intertextuality

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    Ольга Станиславовна Чеснокова

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available This article examines the English translation of “The Demon”, one of the masterpieces of the great Russian poet Mikhail Yu. Lermontov, in a version done by Avril Pyman (born 1930, a renowned British scholar in the field of Slavic studies. The intertextual relationship between the original text and its translation is drawn throughout the parameters of the verse form, the plot, the artistic content, and the emotive resonance. Within the field of translation studies, our approach dissects the changes in genre and style, and it resorts to literal reverse translation as the most efficient device to trace the intertextuality between the original poem and its translation. Then, based on its findings we peruse the aesthetics in the rendition of the naming resources of the poem, mainly the naming of the Demon, of the poetic forms of speech manners, of the biblical anaphora, the alliteration, the colour epithets, and the Caucasus realia . The article determines that Avril Pyman’s translation serves as a prime example of a careful treatment of the meter, sense, and aesthetics of Lermontov’s masterpiece. The unavoidable meaning displacements in the translation did not alter the artistic message of the poem. Therefore Avril Pyman’s translation of “The Demon” is valued as the object of a meaningful aesthetic experience by the English reader.

  7. “Speeches” of Sigismund II’s Courier, Mikhail Garaburda, Addressed to the Crimean Qalga Muhammad Giray (1559

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    A.A. Gorsky

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available The author of the article for the first time publishes completely the “speeches” of Mikhail Garaburda – the courier of the Polish king and the Great Lithuanian prince Sigismund II – addressed to Qalga of the Crimean Khanate Muhammad Giray, which were intercepted in 1559 by the voivode D.Adashev and presented by Ivan the Terrible to the Lithuanian side in 1562. Both the embassy of Mikhail Garaburda in the Crimea and the Dnieper-Crimean campaign of D.Adashev took place in 1559. The Ambassadorial book of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania speaks about Sigismund’s charter and the “speeches” of his courier. It is noteworthy that Sigismund’s charter and M.Garaburda’s “speeches” were used by the Russian side only in the course of the negotiations in 1562, that is, three years after they had been delivered to Moscow.

  8. Reflections on the nature of genius: on the 300th anniversary of Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-1765)

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    Shiltsev, V

    2012-01-01

    This presentation goes beyond celebratory narration of the life and scientific achievements of Russia's first modern scientist Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov (1711-1765). Coming from the notion of complexity of sciences, we introduce "a genius formula" G=TBD for semi-qualitative evaluation of a person's impact on the society, distinguish two type of geniuses, give several examples and draw general conclusions. The work largely follows presentation at the Fermilab Colloquium in November of 2011.

  9. Reflections on the nature of genius: on the 300th anniversary of Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-1765)

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    Shiltsev, V [Fermilab (United States)

    2012-07-01

    This presentation goes beyond celebratory narration of the life and scientific achievements of Russia's first modern scientist Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov (1711-1765). Coming from the notion of complexity of sciences, we introduce 'a genius formula' G=TBD for semi-qualitative evaluation of a person's impact on the society, distinguish two type of geniuses, give several examples and draw general conclusions. The work largely follows presentation at the Fermilab Colloquium in November of 2011. (author)

  10. Chemical, temperature and other data from MIKHAIL SOMOV and PROFESSOR VIZE in the Southern Oceans from 13 December 1967 to 12 March 1987 (NODC Accession 0000234)

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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Chemical, temperature, and other data were collected from the PROFESSOR VIZE and MIKHAIL SOMOV in the Southern Oceans from December 12, 1967 to March 12, 1987. Data...

  11. Maneiras criativas de não gostar de Bakhtin: Lydia Ginzburg e Mikhail Gasparov

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    Caryl Emerson

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo contribui para nossa compreensão de como os russos receberam os conceitos de Bakhtin, principalmente dois influentes estudiosos russos, críticos de Bakhtin, cada um a partir de uma perspectiva diferente. O estudo de tais críticas é valioso, uma vez que nos incentiva a reexaminar nossas próprias percepções, por vezes complacentes, das teorias de Bakhtin. Mikhail Gasparov (1937-2005, um importante classicista e preeminente erudito do verso, publicou críticas virulentas contra Bakhtin entre 1979 e 2004. Seu problema com Bakhtin era essencialmente metodológico. Lydia Ginzburg (1902-1990, conhecida por suas Notes of a Blockade Person, e por estudos sobre os gêneros do diário, das memórias, da carta pessoal e do caderno do escritor, questionou os pressupostos psicológicos por trás das teorias bakhtinianas de simpatia e amor. Ginzburg também tinha sérias dúvidas quanto à ideia bakhtiniana do romance polifônico e a respeito do uso que Bakhtin fazia da oposição entre o monológico e o dialógico para caracterizar os romances de Tolstoi e Dostoiévski. Um exame atento das posições de Bakhtin e Ginzburg sobre o amor revela paralelos e diferenças interessantes. O artigo termina com sugestões sobre como as críticas de Ginsburg e de Gasparov podem nos ajudar a ler Bakhtin de maneiras criativas.

  12. Reflections on the nature of genius: on the 300th anniversary of Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-1765)

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    Shiltsev, V

    2012-01-01

    This presentation goes beyond celebratory narration of the life and scientific achievements of Russia's first modern scientist Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov (1711-1765). Coming from the notion of complexity of sciences, we introduce 'a genius formula' G=TBD for semi-qualitative evaluation of a person's impact on the society, distinguish two type of geniuses, give several examples and draw general conclusions. The work largely follows presentation at the Fermilab Colloquium in November of 2011. (author)

  13. Reflections on the nature of genius: on the 300th anniversay of Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-1765)

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    Shiltsev, V.; /Fermilab

    2012-02-01

    This presentation goes beyond celebratory narration of the life and scientific achievements of Russia's first modern scientist Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov (1711-1765). Coming from the notion of complexity of sciences, we introduce 'a genius formula' G = TBD for semi-qualitative evaluation of a person's impact on the society, distinguish two type of geniuses, give several examples and draw general conclusions. The work largely follows presentation at the Fermilab Colloquium in November of 2011.

  14. A novel c.5308_5311delGAGA mutation in Senataxin in a Cypriot family with an autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia

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    Zamba-Papanicolaou Eleni

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Senataxin (chromosome 9q34 was recently identified as the causative gene for an autosomal recessive form of Ataxia (ARCA, termed as Ataxia with Oculomotor Apraxia, type 2 (AOA2 and characterized by generalized incoordination, cerebellar atrophy, peripheral neuropathy, "oculomotor apraxia" and increased alpha-fetoprotein (AFP. Here, we report a novel Senataxin mutation in a Cypriot ARCA family. Methods We studied several Cypriot autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia (ARCA families for linkage to known ARCA gene loci. We linked one family (909 to the SETX locus on chromosome 9q34 and screened the proband for mutations by direct sequencing. Results Sequence analysis revealed a novel c.5308_5311delGAGA mutation in exon 11 of the SETX gene. The mutation has not been detected in 204 control chromosomes from the Cypriot population, the remaining Cypriot ARCA families and 37 Cypriot sporadic cerebellar ataxia patients. Conclusion We identified a novel SETX homozygous c.5308_5311delGAGA mutation that co-segregates with ARCA with cerebellar atrophy and raised AFP.

  15. Travels Through Heterotopia: The Textual Realms of Patrick Modiano's Rue des Boutiques Obscures and Mikhail Kuraev's Kapitan Dikshtein

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    Vitaly Chernetsky

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    Full Text Available Within contemporary prose, one distinct mode or paradigm that can be discerned is constituted by the texts that daringly tackle the dark, suppressed, erased parts of our history and mentality; however, they approach this task not by way of self-righteous denunciatory investigations, but by provocatively problematizing the most established everyday facts, by depriving the reader of the possibility of even conceiving any firm ground of the stable construct of an origin or a self-identification—historically and culturally. Their irreverent and playful deconstruction of the all-pervasive national cultural mythologies has mounted a powerful challenge to ideological constructs big and small. This article considers two representative examples of texts of this kind, which the author proposes to call heterotopic: Patrick Modiano's Rue des Boutiques Obscures and Mikhail Kuraev's Kapitan Dikshtein . It offers an attempt at defining this paradigm through a reading of these two novels, drawing upon Michel Foucault's usage of the term "heterotopia" for the purpose of designating the "other" cultural spaces of our civilization, as well as on Deleuze and Guattari's concept of "minor literature" and the work of several other theorists. The texts of the kind exemplified by these two novels are considered as an instance of successful partaking in the project of cognitive mapping, which has been proposed by Fredric Jameson and others as the positive political edge of postmodern culture.

  16. MIKHAIL BAKUNIN AND HIS IDEAS IN THE GERMAN ANARCHISIC PRESS IN THE FIRST THIRD OF 20 TH CENTURY

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    Наталия Александровна Жукова

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    Full Text Available The object of research of the article is five German anarchistic newspapers and journals of the first third of 20 th century. The purpose of this article is to find out specifics of the perception of Mikhail Bakunin’s ideas among the part of German society. The analysis allowed determining general trends, stages of the German anarchistic press and showing the difference of views on Bakunin’s theory depending on period. The author of the article concludes that the interest in Russian anarchist study among German authors was stable during the first third of 20 th century. Before the First World War the name of Bakunin was used for propaganda of active revolutionary movement. After 1918 he was the main critic of centralism and Marxism. German authors appreciated positively theories of Bakunin and try to find in his works answers for contemporary problems; he was for them an ideal revolutionary, who was always ready for struggle, for leading the way and who can inspire the other people.

  17. The challenges of translating culturally specific elements: the case of Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita

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    Natalia Kaloh Vid

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    Full Text Available Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel The Master and Margarita, a highly complex and multi-levelled narrative, is a challenge for any translator. The emphasis in the current research is on the translation strategies used when translating culturally-specific elements, or historical realia, referred to as “Sovietisms,” in three English translations of the novel by Glenny (1967, Pevear and Volokhonsky (1997 and Aplin (2008. Sovietisms refer to items characteristic of the Soviet discourse of the 1930s: word-formations of the non-standard “Soviet Russian.” Bulgakov’s language is sated with Soviet vocabulary, which refers to various cultural and socio-political elements of Soviet reality. Sovietisms occur at various levels (lexical,syntactic, stylistic and rhetorical and should be carefully translated as a significant characteristic of Bulgakov’s style. A complete domestication of Sovietisms may lead to a loss of a connotative meaning essential for understanding the context, while a foreignisation of these terms, which are most likely unknown to western readers, may disturb fluidity of reading and cause confusion. The purpose of this analysis, thus, is to illustrate the use of domesticating/foreignising strategies employed by Bulgakov’s translators and to assess the translation choices. The comparative analysis employs the taxonomies suggested by Vlakhov and Florin (1995 and Vinay and Darbelnet (1958/1989 as the grounds for the case study.

  18. Hydrochemical data from R/V MIKHAIL LOMONSOV and R/V AKADEMIK VERNADSKIY in the Indian Ocean from 16 May 1966 to 01 October 1981 (NODC Accession 0000277)

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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Hydrochemical data were collected from R/V MIKHAIL LOMONSOV and R/V AKADEMIK VERNADSKIY in the Indian Ocean from 16 May 1966 to 01 October 1981. Data were collected...

  19. Eu{sub 7}Ga{sub 6}Sb{sub 8}: A Zintl phase with Ga-Ga bonds and polymeric gallium antimonide chains

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    Park, S -M; Kim, S -J; Kanatzidis, M G

    2004-08-01

    The Zintl phase Eu{sub 7}Ga{sub 6}Sb{sub 8} was obtained from a direct element combination reaction at 900 deg. C. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic space group Pbca (No. 61) with a=15.6470(17) A, b=17.2876(19) A, c=17.9200(19) A, and Z=8. In Eu{sub 7}Ga{sub 6}Sb{sub 8}, the anionic framework forms infinite chains of [Ga{sub 6}Sb{sub 8}]{sup 14-} which are arranged side by side to make a sheet-like arrangement but without linking. The sheets of chains are separated by Eu{sup 2+} atoms and also within the sheet, Eu{sup 2+} atoms fill the spaces between two chains. The chain is made up of homoatomic tetramers (Ga{sub 4}){sup 6+} and dimers (Ga{sub 2}){sup 4+} connected by Sb atoms. The compound is a narrow band-gap semiconductor with E{sub g}{approx}0.6 eV and satisfies the classical Zintl concept. Extended Hueckel band structure calculations confirm that the material is a semiconductor and suggest that the structure is stabilized by strong Ga-Ga covalent bonding interactions. Magnetic susceptibility measurements for Eu{sub 7}Ga{sub 6}Sb{sub 8} show that the Eu atoms are divalent and the compound has an antiferromagnetic transition at 9 K.

  20. Ga-Ga bonding and tunnel framework in the new Zintl phase Ba{sub 3}Ga{sub 4}Sb{sub 5}

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    Park, S -M; Kim, S -J; Kanatzidis, M G

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    A new Zintl phase Ba{sub 3}Ga{sub 4}Sb{sub 5} was obtained from the reaction of Ba and Sb in excess Ga flux at 1000 deg. C, and its structure was determined with single-crystal X-ray diffraction methods. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic space group Pnma (No. 62) with a=13.248(3) A, b=4.5085(9) A, c=24.374(5) A and Z=4. Ba{sub 3}Ga{sub 4}Sb{sub 5} has a three-dimensional [Ga{sub 4}Sb{sub 5}]{sup 6-} framework featuring large tunnels running along the b-axis and accommodating the Ba ions. The structure also has small tube-like tunnels of pentagonal and rhombic cross-sections. The structure contains ethane-like dimeric Sb{sub 3}Ga-GaSb{sub 3} units and GaSb{sub 4} tetrahedra that are connected to form 12- and 14-membered tunnels. Band structure calculations confirm that the material is a semiconductor and indicate that the structure is stabilized by strong Ga-Ga covalent bonding interactions.

  1. Alanine Zipper-Like Coiled-Coil Domains Are Necessary for Homotypic Dimerization of Plant GAGA-Factors in the Nucleus and Nucleolus

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    Bloss, Ulrich; Hecker, Andreas; Elgass, Kirstin; Hummel, Sabine; Hahn, Achim; Caesar, Katharina; Schleifenbaum, Frank; Harter, Klaus; Berendzen, Kenneth W.

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    GAGA-motif binding proteins control transcriptional activation or repression of homeotic genes. Interestingly, there are no sequence similarities between animal and plant proteins. Plant BBR/BPC-proteins can be classified into two distinct groups: Previous studies have elaborated on group I members only and so little is known about group II proteins. Here, we focused on the initial characterization of AtBPC6, a group II protein from Arabidopsis thaliana. Comparison of orthologous BBR/BPC sequences disclosed two conserved signatures besides the DNA binding domain. A first peptide signature is essential and sufficient to target AtBPC6-GFP to the nucleus and nucleolus. A second domain is predicted to form a zipper-like coiled-coil structure. This novel type of domain is similar to Leucine zippers, but contains invariant alanine residues with a heptad spacing of 7 amino acids. By yeast-2-hybrid and BiFC-assays we could show that this Alanine zipper domain is essential for homotypic dimerization of group II proteins in vivo. Interhelical salt bridges and charge-stabilized hydrogen bonds between acidic and basic residues of the two monomers are predicted to form an interaction domain, which does not follow the classical knobs-into-holes zipper model. FRET-FLIM analysis of GFP/RFP-hybrid fusion proteins validates the formation of parallel dimers in planta. Sequence comparison uncovered that this type of domain is not restricted to BBR/BPC proteins, but is found in all kingdoms. PMID:21347358

  2. Exploring Alternative Radiolabeling Strategies for Sialic Acid-Binding Immunoglobulin-Like Lectin 9 Peptide: [68Ga]Ga- and [18F]AlF-NOTA-Siglec-9

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    Olli Moisio

    2018-01-01

    Full Text Available Amino acid residues 283–297 from sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectin 9 (Siglec-9 form a cyclic peptide ligand targeting vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1. VAP-1 is associated with the transfer of leukocytes from blood to tissues upon inflammation. Therefore, analogs of Siglec-9 peptide are good candidates for visualizing inflammation non-invasively using positron emission tomography (PET. Gallium-68-labeled 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-N,N′,N″,N‴-tetraacetic acid (DOTA-conjugated Siglec-9 has been evaluated extensively for this purpose. Here, we explored two alternative strategies for radiolabeling Siglec-9 peptide using a 1,4,7-triazacyclononane-triacetic acid (NOTA-chelator to bind [68Ga]Ga or [18F]AlF. The radioligands were evaluated by in vivo PET imaging and ex vivo γ-counting of turpentine-induced sterile skin/muscle inflammation in Sprague-Dawley rats. Both tracers showed clear accumulation in the inflamed tissues. The whole-body biodistribution patterns of the tracers were similar.

  3. Mikhail Lomonosov’s “Short Manual in Rhetoric”: The History of the First Edition from 1748

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    Andrei A. Kostin

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    Full Text Available The article studies the first editions of Mikhail Lomonosov’s “Kratkoe rukovodstvo k krasnorechiiu (A Short Manual in Rhetoric,” issued by the Academy of Sciences in 1748 and 1765. The textual variations help us demonstrate that the common view on the history of these texts as directly descending from the only extant set of proof-reads is false. With textual and codicological analysis (including the presentation of three unique copies of the first edition, and using the records of the Academy Chancellery and Typography, we argue that the creation of the unique varying copies of the first edition were caused not only by the fire in the Academy building (December 5, 1747, but also by the lack of paper in the Typography’s stock and the fact, that the most part of the book had not yet been written by the time it started to print. For more than a year Lomonosov provided the typography with only small portions of the text, and thus the reprinting the portion of the print run damaged by the fire coincided with the creation of the last chapters. This made it possible for Lomonosov to radically rewrite the first paragraphs of an early chapter “On fictions,” turning it into a theoretical text, legitimizing the fiction genres, which became the crucial part of the Academy print in 1747/48 (Volchkov’s translation of the Aesop’s Fables; the translations of the Fenelons’ Telemaque and Barclay’s Argenis; Sumarokov’s tragedies. The article concludes with a verified stemma of the print sources of the “Kratkoe rukovodstvo,” issued during Lomonosov’s lifetime; and the Moscow edition (1759–1765 is argued to present the latest authorized text.

  4. Leo Tolstoy, Mikhail Artsybashev, and Richard Wagner: About One Case of Polemics in Tolstoy’s The Circle of Reading

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    Anastasia A. Tulyakova

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    Full Text Available The article deals with a case from the creative history of Leo Tolstoy’s The Circle of Reading (1908, when Tolstoy included the revised story of Guy de Maupassant’s Le Port under the title “Sisters” in the second edition of the book. The author proves that the reason for Tolstoy’s decision was his polemic with “saninstvo” as one of the most fashionable ethical trends of the first decade of the 1900s. The key component of Sanin’s behavior and hedonistic philosophy in Mikhail Artsybashev’s novel was incest. Maupassant’s novella is based on the same plot. On the basis of Tolstoy’s nonfictional texts of the 1890s, including the treatise What Is Art? (1898, the article reconstructs the writer’s view on the forms and boundaries of the representation of incest in Richard Wagner’s operas and in Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy, with which Tolstoy also polemicized and in connection with which he stated the ethical potential of art and its permissiveness. From this perspective, Tolstoy’s reaction to Artsybashev’s novel, combining the motives of incest and extreme individualism, turns out to be a new phase of the old dispute. Tolstoy included the story “Sisters” in the second edition of The Circle of Reading as a response to the philosophy of “saninstvo.” Thus, Tolstoy’s collection of wise thoughts can be considered not only as didactic, but also as a polemical text, and deeply rooted in the ideological context of the 1890s‒1900s.

  5. İznik Çini Fırınları Kazı Buluntularından Çini Örneklerin Değerlendirilmesi / Evaluation of Iznik Tiles Examples from Iznik Tile Excavation

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    Belgin Demirsar Arlı

    2018-03-01

    tile and ceramic art, these finds contributed to obtaining new information in terms of technique/production, form, design and composition. This studyaimstoin traduce the interesting tile finds uncovered in Iznik Excavations and to conduct and evaluation.  We will concentrate on the similarities between the tiles unearthed in the excavations and the tiles used in the Ottoman Era buildings and the pieces we know from the collections.   Öz İznik’in tarihi ve kültürel mirasını toplu olarak ve çeşitli yönleriyle ele alan İznik Kazıları iki dönem halinde incelenir. I. Dönem çalışmaları Prof. Dr. Oktay Aslanapa’nın Orhan İmareti ve Hamamı Kazısı ile başlamıştır. İki sezon süren Orhan İmareti çalışmalarının ardından İznik’e asıl ününü sağlayan çini ve seramikle ilgili araştırmalara yönelinmiştir. Çalışmalarda genellikle satın alındıkları yerlere göre isimlendirilen Osmanlı seramik ve çinilerinin üretim merkezlerini ve tekniklerini tespit yanında, üretildikleri fırın ve atölyeleri de açığa çıkarmak amaçlanmıştır. 1969 yılı da dâhil olmak üzere düzenli olarak sürdürülen kazı ve sondaj çalışmalarıyla; Milet işi, Haliç işi, Şam işi, Rodos işi gibi isimlerle tanımlanmaya çalışılan Osmanlı seramik ve çinilerinin asıl ve önemli üretim merkezinin İznik olduğu, deforme ve yanık parçalar, yarı mamul fragmanlar, pişirim malzemeleri yanında içi doluyken çökmüş durumda bulunan fırın kalıntılarıyla bilim çevrelerine kanıtlanmıştır. 1969 yılından itibaren ekibin Van Kazısına ağırlık vermesi nedeniyle İznik’te son verilen araştırmalara, 1980 yılındaki yol çalışmaları sırasında ortaya çıkan fırın kalıntısının değerlendirilmesinin ardından, 1981 yılından itibaren II. Dönem ve İznik Çini Fırınları Kazısı adı ile yeniden başlanmıştır. 1981 yılından itibaren üç yıl oldukça geniş bir ekiple boş alanlardaki sondajlara

  6. pH, alkalinity, temperature, salinity and other variables collected from discrete sample and profile observations using CTD, bottle and other instruments from the MIKHAIL SOMOV in the South Atlantic Ocean from 1981-10-09 to 1981-11-25 (NODC Accession 0117504)

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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — NODC Accession 0117504 includes chemical, discrete sample, physical and profile data collected from MIKHAIL SOMOV in the South Atlantic Ocean from 1981-10-09 to...

  7. Evaluation On Earthware Moulds Unearthed During The İznik Kilns Excavations / İznik Çini Fırınları Kazısı’nda Ortaya Çıkarılan Pişmiş Toprak Kalıp Parçalarının Değerlendirilmesi

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    Vesile Belgin DEMİRSAR ARLI

    2018-04-01

    Full Text Available A large number of mould fragments, used in the moulded ware, were found during the Iznik Kiln Excavation. Mould findings, made from red hard paste, have thick and flat bases, depressed spherical/spheroid or conical bodies, and flat spouts. Only three example among the mould fragments found is excluded from this generalization. This mould piece, have a low foot and one mould slightly flaring edge. Diameters of the spouts, the bases and heights vary between 14 and 23,6 cm, 6 and 10 cm, and 5 and 9 cm, respectively. Like in body decorations, patterns on the interiors of moulds applied in the carved and pressed technique, consist of geometrical, intricate herbal and braided compositions. These mould fragments include examples that completely overlap with the patterns we see on body fragments. The mould fragment, which consists of four connecting pieces, strikes attention with its inscriptions. However, letters visible on the obtained fragments do not represent a meaningful word, which suggests the inscription may have been intended as a decoration. Aside from these, fluting moulds constitute a separate group. These fragments have similarities to the moulds used in non-Anatolian Islamic ceramics and in Anatolia. [TR: İznik Çini Fırınları kazı çalışmaları sırasında, kalıba baskı tekniğinde kullanılan çok sayıda kalıp parçası da ele geçmiştir. Kırmızı sert hamurdan imal edilmiş kazı buluntusu kalıplar; kalın düz dipli, konik ya da basık küre gövdeli, düz ağızlıdır. Ele geçen kalıp parçaları arasında yalnızca üç örnek bu genellemenin dışında kalmaktadır. Bunlar, alçak ayaklı olup biri hafif dışa dönük kenarlıdır. Bu kalıpların ağız çapları 14-23,5 cm, dip çapları 6-10 cm, yükseklikleri 5-9 cm aralığında değişmektedir. Kalıpların iç yüzeyine oyma, kazıma ve baskı teknikleriyle uygulanan desenleri de kalıp baskı tekniğinde yapılmış gövde parçalarında olduğu gibi

  8. Interacciones tensivas : bolsabarismos de Mikhail Usov

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    Óscar Quezada-Macchiavello

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    Full Text Available En este ensayo definimos las prácticas como cursos de interacción encarnados corporalmente y acomodados estratégicamente. A partir de los presupuestos semióticos de esa defi nición abordamos una práctica cómica muy original e inédita ante la que solo queda acuñar una palabra también inédita («bolsabarismos». No solo nos vemos obligados a forzar el lenguaje, debemos también afrontar un debate teórico en torno a un conjunto de categorías que dan forma al recorrido generativo del plano de la expresión y encontrar pistas metodológicas para emprender el análisis de ese caso concreto. Comprobamos que las interacciones tensivas atraviesan todo ese recorrido: funcionan en las escenas constitutivas de las prácticas integrando signos, textos y objetos, pero también acomodando estratégicamente las prácticas entre ellas e incluso desplegando formas de vida.

  9. Free Energy Landscape of GAGA and UUCG RNA Tetraloops

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    Bottaro, S.; Banáš, Pavel; Sponer, Jiri; Bussi, G.

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    Roč. 7, č. 20 (2016), s. 4032-4038 ISSN 1948-7185 R&D Projects: GA ČR GAP208/12/1878 Institutional support: RVO:68081707 Keywords : molecular-dynamics simulations * amber force-field * secondary structure * nmr relaxation Subject RIV: BO - Biophysics Impact factor: 9.353, year: 2016

  10. MIKHAIL BAKHTIN, LANGSTON HUGHES AND THE POETIC UTTERANCE

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    Mark Eugene Amsler

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    Full Text Available A critical pragmatics finds good grounding in Bakhtin and Voloshinov’s theory of the Utterance in Marxism and the Philosophy of Language (1929. In this essay I explore and extend the notion of ‘reaccenting’ with that of ‘retexting’ and call attention to the role of textualities in the performance and deformance of written language. Critical pragmatic moves beyond stylistics and proposes a more critical linguistic approach to literary texts. I use critical pragmatics informed by Bakhtin’s theory of the utterance to read Langston Hughes’s dialogic lyrics in Montage of a Dream Deferred (1951 and poetic retexting as a literate and critical practice.

  11. Gödelův ontologický důkaz

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    2002-01-01

    Roč. 3, č. 2 (2002), s. 111-113 ISSN 1213-5917. [Předpoklady a cíle dialogu teologů s přírodovědci. České Budějovice, 07.12.2001-08.12.2001] Institutional research plan: AV0Z1030915 Keywords : ontological proof * Gödel Subject RIV: BA - General Mathematics

  12. From MDMA to Lady Gaga : Expertise and Contribution Behavior of Editing Communities on Wikipedia

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    Dijkstra, L.J.; Krieg, L.J.

    2016-01-01

    In this paper we present a methodology for gaining a better understanding of the contribution behavior, interests and expertise of communities of Wikipedia users. Starting from a list of core articles and their main editors, we identify which other articles (outside of the initial list) they

  13. CONCEPT OF "TRUTH" IN THE NOVEL OF MIKHAIL BULGAKOV'S MASTER AND MARGARITA

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    Anastasiya Sergeevna Korneenko

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    Full Text Available The subject of our study was the concept of "truth" in Bulgakov's novel Master and Margarita. S. Stepanov gave the defi nition of a concept. The concept is like a clot of culture in human consciousness; that is the manner, in which culture becomes a part of the mental world of a man. And, on the other hand, the concept is a way for a man as an ordinary, normal person, not a "creator of cultural values" to be included in the culture, and in some cases, to affects it. In the analysis of the concept of "truth" we start from its cultural-and-etymological understanding of the word "truth". The aim of the study was to conduct a comparative analysis of the three editions of the novel and to fi nd out what semantic meanings Bulgakov deals with in a particular case and how it aff ects the transformation of the idea of the novel from edition to edition.Three editions of the novel were the material for the research: the first is "Engineer Hoof " (1930–1932, the second is Grand Chancellor (1932–1934 and the fi nal version of "The Master and Margarita." In these three editions Yeshua involves everyone who he is talking to in the dialogue. In the editions Engineer Hoof and Grand Chancellor M. A. Bulgakov uses the concept of "truth" in scientific- philosophical and sacred meanings (plans. In the final text Yeshua appears as a philosopher who is in search of the truth.

  14. Red orientalism: Mikhail Pavlovich and Marxist Oriental studies in early Soviet Russia

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    Kemper, M.

    2010-01-01

    Marxist Oriental Studies in early Soviet Russia emerged in opposition to the 'bourgeois' Russian tradition of classical Oriental scholarship; rather than studying texts and history, Bolshevik Orientalists saw their task in providing the Soviet government with the necessary political and

  15. Radio Gaga? Intra-team communication of Australian Rules Football umpires - effect of radio communication on content, structure and frequency.

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    Neville, Timothy J; Salmon, Paul M; Read, Gemma J M

    2018-02-01

    Intra-team communication plays an important role in team effectiveness in various domains including sport. As such, it is a key consideration when introducing new tools within systems that utilise teams. The difference in intra-team communication of Australian Rules Football (AFL) umpiring teams was studied when umpiring with or without radio communications technology. A cross-sectional observational study was conducted to analyse the verbal communication of seven umpiring teams (20 participants) grouped according to their experience with radio communication. The results identified that radio communication technology increased the frequency and altered the structure of intra-team communication. Examination of the content of the intra-team communication identified impacts on the 'Big Five' teamwork behaviours and associated coordinating mechanisms. Analysis revealed that the communications utilised did not align with the closed-loop form of communication described in the Big Five model. Implications for teamwork models, coaching and training of AFL umpires are discussed. Practitioner Summary: Assessing the impact of technology on performance is of interest to ergonomics practitioners. The impact of radio communications on teamwork is explored in the highly dynamic domain of AFL umpiring. When given radio technology, intra-team communication increased which supported teamwork behaviours, such as backup behaviour and mutual performance monitoring.

  16. Prolegômenos dostoievskianos para uma reaproximação entre a polifonia de Mikhail Bakhtin e a dialética / Dostoevskyan prolegomena to a reapproach between Mikhail Bakhtin’s polyphony and dialectic

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    Flávio Ricardo Vassoler

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    Full Text Available RESUMO: Bakhtin analisou a poética de Dostoiévski não por meio de uma síntese parcial em função do discurso do escritor ou de uma de suas personagens, mas através do diálogo que deixaria de ser contingente para assumir um papel estrutural. Bakhtin, porém, não pôde demonstrarcomo a obra de Dostoiévski constituiria uma totalidade polifônica integral. Com o aporte da teoria crítica, procuraremos reaproximar a polifonia bakhtiniana da noção contraditória de totalidade por meio do método dialético. ABSTRACT: Bakhtin analyzed Dostoevsky’s poetics not by a partial synthesis in terms of the speech of the writer or one of his characters, but through the dialogue that would leave itscontingency to assume a structural role. However, Bakhtin could not demonstrate how Dostoevsky’s work would constitute an integral polyphonic totality. With the contribution from the critical theory, we will try to reapproach Bakhtin’s polyphony to the contradictorynotion of totality through the dialectical method.

  17. Exploring EFL Students' Visual Literacy Skills and Global Understanding through Their Analysis of Louis Vuitton's Advertisement Featuring Mikhail Gorbachev

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    Takaya, Kentei

    2016-01-01

    Visual literacy is an important skill for students to have in order to interpret embedded messages on signs and in advertisements successfully. As advertisements today tend to feature iconic people or events that shaped the modern world, it is crucial to develop students' visual literacy skills so they can comprehend the intended messages. This…

  18. kaz diskriminace v pracovněprávních vztazích z důvodu pohlaví

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    Jiříček, Jan

    2017-01-01

    This thesis deals with the prohibition of discrimination in labor law relations on grounds of gender. Discrimination in labor law relations is only part of the broad issue of discrimination, but the importance of labor relations in the society makes this issue it very important. Discrimination on grounds of gender is specific in that it covers a wide range of social groups, and despite the long development and changes in society, which was achieved with great effort of many organizations and ...

  19. Ekonomik Bir Nükleer İz Kazıma Ünitesinin Üretilmesi ve Performansının Test Edilmesi

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    Vahap KARAKILIÇ

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Since the inhalation of radon and radon progenies may cause serious health risks such as increase in the incidence of lung cancer, it is important to determine indoor radon concentrations. In the present study, the performance of the etching unit (track-matic, an automatic bath processing appliance for CR-39 nuclear track detectors that we designed as an alternative to conventional Radobath etching unit, was examined. Indoor radon measurements were performed for a 6-weeks period by using CR-39 detectors, which were placed in 10 measurement points in couples at the Süleyman Demirel University campus. At the end of the measurement period the CR-39 detectors were collected and the counting process of alpha traces (recorded by the detectors were fulfilled in the Health Physics Laboratory of Sarayköy Nuclear Research and Training Center (SANAEM in Ankara. At the stage of making the recorded alpha traces visible, for all the detector couples obtained from the measurement points, the film processing of one detector was performed by using the conventional Radobath etching unit in SANAEM laboratory and the bath process of the other CR-39 detector was performed by our device. Then the results of the analyses were compared to each other. Within the limitations of this study it may be concluded that, the track-matic device that we developed, which is approximately 65 times more economical than the current film processing unit Radobath, can be used for chemical etching process of CR-39 detectors

  20. kaz zisku a ztráty - srovnání IFRS a ČÚS/Income Statement - Comparison IFRS and CAS

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    Stejskalová, Lenka

    2012-01-01

    This thesis aim is to describe the sameness and difference on the income statement that occurs between the Czech accounting legislation and IFRS. It deals with the structure income statement and description of each part of the statement. In the first part there is information about the financial statements. Second and third part deals with the income statement according to IFRS and CAS. In the fourth part is the summary the previous two parts. This part sets out the main differences. The fina...

  1. Tire Kutu Khan Excavation, Principalities And Ottoman Periods Ceramics / Tire Kutu Han Kazısı, Beylikler Ve Osmanlı Dönemi Seramikleri

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    Hasan UÇAR

    2018-04-01

    Full Text Available Tire is a city, which was the capital city of Aydınoğulları Principality. The development of the city, which started to become a Turk-Islam settlement in this period, accelerated in the Ottoman period. The numerous religious, social and civil architectural structures built in those days in the city have reached the present day with great preservation of their originality. Kutu Khan, which carries the unique characteristics of the Ottoman city-inns, dating back to 1429. It was a remarkable structure in Ottoman trade life and it continued its function for centuries. Recently, excavations were carried out in the courtyard and barn area of the inn for restoration. A large number of ceramics reflecting the characteristics of both the Principalities and the Ottoman period were brought to the surface from underground. The presentations and evaluations of the red dough ceramics of both periods during the excavations are the contents of this article. When the ceramic finds are classified in chronological order, it is understood that the ones dated to the first half of the 14th-15th C. and those dated to the 18th-19th C. are high in number. The number of ceramics dated between these two periods is rather limited. This leads to different results. The first is that the area where the inn was built was also a settlement area in the Principalities Period; secondly, from the date of its construction until 18th-19th C., the inn was regularly operated; the third is that the centuries the cleaning work in the inn has not been given much importance and the broken ceramics have been sprinkled on the floor. Ceramics spreading for about 600 years were evaluated in two main groups; glazed and unglazed. All lined ceramics belonging to glazed ceramics belong to Ottoman period and these ceramics are similar to those ceramics produced in Eyüp and Çanakkale. Underglazed painted ceramics belong to both periods. In these ceramics, in which style differences are observed completely, the samples belonging to the Period of Principalities are painted in one color and are parallel with the samples found in Ayasuluk. The findings of the Ottoman period are made up of Çanakkale ceramics. These ceramics are seen in many colors as opposed to the Period of Principalities. Among the monochrome glazed pottery, the open-formed vessels of the Period of Principalities and Ottoman Period have similarity in terms of glaze but they are different in terms of their form and height. While the high ring bases in the Period of Principalities are not seen in the other period, they are characteristic for the period of concentric rings in the inner faces of the Ottoman-era single-color glazed plates/pots/bowls. Candlesticks and lamps from lighting devices do not differ from the examples of 18th-19th C. which can be dated to the same period. Unglazed ceramics, one of the finds of Kutu Khan, contain samples from two periods, such as glazed ceramics. The most noteworthy finds are the pitchers. While the examples of the Ottoman period are fairly simple, the pitchers of the Period of Principalities have a special place among the finds in terms of their construction and decorations. Pitchers decorated with printing and scraping methods are in parallel with the pitchers found in other surrounding Principalities with the pitchers from Ayasuluk, the other capital of the Aydınoğulları Principality, in terms of form and appearance. The most important factor that attracts attention in the starting point of neck of these pitchers is the filters. It is emphasized that these filters, which are generally thought to be made for the purpose of not allowing foreign substances into the pitcher, may also have functions for infusion. The finds to be generally evaluated give clues about the distribution of the Aydınoğulları and the subsequent Ottoman ceramics in this region.

  2. A Kazár Kaganátus egy népe: a burtászok - A Tribe of the Khazar Khaganate: the Burtas

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    KOVÁCS, Attila

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available If we consider the written sources about the Burtas, it can be concluded that the Muslim writers provide the most detailed and precise descriptions. The origin of the Burtas is widely disputed; some researchers suggest that they are Turkish, while others support the theory of their Iranian origin. However, the majority of international scientists consider the Burtas as the ancestors of a Finno-Ugric people, the Mordvins, drawing this conclusion from the Burtas’ name. According to the popular explanation, Burtas and Merdas ethnic names occurring in different written sources denote the same people, since the localization and lifestyles are identical in the descriptions. Written accounts also report thatthe Burtas used a complex farming system involving both agriculture and large-scale livestock breeding. They dwelled west from the Volga and their territory may have stretched to the river Don. Thus, it is a fact that they lived on the wooded steppe. If we compare Latin, Hebrew and Russian sources with the Muslims, it becomes obvious that the Burtas tribe is not identical with the Mordvins, meaning that the Burtas/Merdas identification is false as well. The endonym of the Mordvins supports this hypothesis. The Mordvins do not use the name Mordvin for themselves; it is a Russian loanword. They call themselves Moksa and Erä. Consequently, the term Burtas cannot be connected to the endonym of the Mordvins. Moreover, I have newly discovered a Russian source, a list of the taxpayers of Vladimir prince of the Rus where the Burtas and Mordvins are handled as separate ethnic groups. This means that the Burtas were an independent tribe living in the region between the Middle Volga and the Don; their neighbourswere the Khazars in the South and the Volga Bulgars in the North. The Burtas were subjected firstly by the Khazars until the end of the 10th century, then by the Volga Bulgars and later by the Rus. After the Mongolian attack in 1230s, they became dependent of the Mongolians and gradually disappeared from the written sources.

  3. Appeal to the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, and to the President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan.

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    1985-07-13

    The text is provided of a message directed to Moscow and Washington by the delegates to the Fifth Congress of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), held in Budapest in July 1985. The 135,000 IPPNW members in 40 countries appeal to the leaders of the world's two most powerful countries to reverse the arms race. The program proposed by the IPPNW calls for a verifiable freeze on production, testing, and deployment of nuclear weapons, to be followed by their reduction and eventual elimination, and for the adoption of a defense policy which excludes use of nuclear weapons. The organization also recommends a moratorium on all nuclear explosions, and calls for joint efforts, involving physicians and scientists from East and West, on behalf of health throughout the world.

  4. Několik poznámek k filosofickým důkazům existence separovaných substancí u Tomáše Akvinského

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    Jindráček, Efrem

    2012-01-01

    Roč. 4, č. 7 (2012), s. 105-114 ISSN 1803-7860 Institutional support: RVO:67985955 Keywords : Thomas Aquinas * separate substances * philosophical argument for existence * demon * angel Subject RIV: AA - Philosophy ; Religion

  5. Relevance účetních výkazů s ohledem na informační potřeby uživatelů účetní závěrky

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    Lenka Zemánková

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available Purpose: Purpose of the article is to describe the information needs of individual users of financial statements. Individual users have different needs of information, but in one need they are agreed. Some information, requiring users of accounting information the financial statements does not. Shortcomings of financial statements result from incomplete harmonization of Czech financial statements to International Financial Reporting Standards. Scientific aim: The main aim of this article is evaluating how output accounting information company contained in company financial statements come up to the expectations person, who are ask for the information. This may point to the shortcomings of the financial statements. Methods: The article is based on studies published in theme of information needs users of financial statements. Studies will be confronted with information potential of financial statements focused of the equity. In this article is mainly used logical and empirical methods. From logical methods was selected base pair-methods: Induction-illiation, analysis-synthesis and abstraction- concretization. From empiric methods was selected method comparison. Findings: The user of accounting information are agreed in one need. They need infrormation about going concern company. Financial statements does not contain this information. The reproduction of the equity can ensure going concern. The equity can be viewed in two ways. Looking in the equity like to production capacity the company, is one way. This method brings the idea that company can continue, when the equity is reproduced. But this method needs valuating all balance and profit and loss sheet items in regular price. Assess value in historical price causes overvalued trading income (undervalued of costs and undervalued the equity. Conslusions: Reproduction of the equity must be ensured to going concern company. It can be ensured by assess valuation in regular prices instead historical. Stiffen up the condition for pay profit, it is the second solution.

  6. Relevance účetních výkazů s ohledem na informační potřeby uživatelů účetní závěrky

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    Zemánková, Lenka; Fedorová, Anna

    2010-01-01

    Purpose Purpose of the article is to describe the information needs of individual users of financial statements. Individual users have different needs of information, but in one need they are agreed. Some information, requiring users of accounting information the financial statements does not. Shortcomings of financial statements result from incomplete harmonization of Czech financial statements to International Financial Reporting Standards. Scientific aim The main aim of this...

  7. Relevance účetních výkazů s ohledem na informační potřeby uživatelů účetní závěrky

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    Lenka Zemánková; Anna Fedorová

    2013-01-01

    Purpose: Purpose of the article is to describe the information needs of individual users of financial statements. Individual users have different needs of information, but in one need they are agreed. Some information, requiring users of accounting information the financial statements does not. Shortcomings of financial statements result from incomplete harmonization of Czech financial statements to International Financial Reporting Standards. Scientific aim: The main aim of this article i...

  8. Invazní a nepůvodní druhy komárů aneb Máme se u nás bát exotických nákaz?

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    Rudolf, Ivo; Šebesta, Oldřich

    2017-01-01

    Roč. 65, č. 4 (2017), s. 174-180 ISSN 0044-4812 R&D Projects: GA ČR(CZ) GA16-20054S Institutional support: RVO:68081766 Keywords : Invasive mosquito species * Central European region Subject RIV: GJ - Animal Vermins ; Diseases, Veterinary Medicine OBOR OECD: Epidemiology http://ziva.avcr.cz/2017-4/invazni-a-nepuvodni-druhy-komaru-aneb-mame-se-u-nas-bat-exotickych-nakaz.html

  9. Využití údajů z účetních výkazů managementem firmy a finančním úřadem

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    Petrásek, Lukáš

    2011-01-01

    This thesis deals with analysis and evaluation financial statements from the view of company manager and tax authority. The thesis will be applied to particuliar financial statements of a selected company. The main aim of the thesis is to demonstrate insight and utilisation of these financial statements in the work of the manager and tax authority. Theoretic part of the thesis consists of legal regulation of particuliar finacnial statements, methodology on its analysis and information that ma...

  10. Analýza účetních výkazů ve vazbě na vykazování dle české účetní legislativy

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    KUBATOVÁ, Zuzana

    2012-01-01

    The thesis deals with the analysis of the financial statements of the company in relation to the assessement of financial health. In the theoretical part there are the characteristics of financial statements in accordance with Czech accounting regulations. The practical part contains the evaluation of the financial health using the index IN95 and the analysis of the financial statements focusing on the impact of accounting aspect on the assessement of financial health.

  11. Vliv tetrahydro-iso-alfa-hořkých kyselin na růst bakterií kazících a nekazících pivo

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    Matoulková, D.; Sigler, Karel; Němec, M.

    2010-01-01

    Roč. 56, č. 10 (2010), s. 396-403 ISSN 0023-5830 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z50200510 Keywords : beer spoilage * resistance to hop bitter compounds * Lactobacillus brevis Subject RIV: EE - Microbiology, Virology

  12. Intrigue around Mazeikiu Nafta sale increases as Kremlin puts squeeze on Kazakh bidder

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    2005-01-01

    Venemaa riigiettevõte Transneft katkestas koostöö Kasahstani riigile kuuluva naftakompaniiga KazMunayGaz, kuna ettevõte soovib saada Mazeikiu Nafta investoriks. Kuigi Venemaa planeeris KazMunaiGaz'i investorite seast välja tõugata, kinnitas Kasahstani president Nursultan Nazarbajev, et ettevõtte investeeringupakkumine on endiselt jõus

  13. Message dated 8 January 1987 from Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, to Mr. Javier Perez de Cuellar, Secretary-General of the United Nations

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    1987-01-01

    This message is an account to the world community on what the Soviet Union did concretely in 1986 to ensure that this year, proclaimed by the United Nations the International Year of Peace, justifies the hopes pinned on it

  14. An open, randomized, parallel-group study to compare the efficacy and safety profile of inhaled human insulin (exubera) with meformin as adjunctive therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes poorly controlled on a sulfonylurea: response to mikhail and cope

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    Barnett, Anthony H.; Dreyer, Manfred; Lange, Peter

    2006-01-01

    OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and safety profile of adding inhaled human insulin (INH; Exubera) or metformin to sulfonylurea monotherapy in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We performed an open-label, parallel, 24-week, multicenter trial. At week -1......: In patients with type 2 diabetes poorly controlled on a sulfonylurea (A1C >9.5%), the addition of premeal INH significantly improves glycemic control compared with adjunctive metformin and is well tolerated....

  15. 7 CFR 1773.7 - Audit standards.

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    2010-01-01

    ... (CONTINUED) POLICY ON AUDITS OF RUS BORROWERS RUS Audit Requirements § 1773.7 Audit standards. (a) The audit must be performed in accordance with GAGAS and this part. The audit must be performed in accordance with GAGAS in effect at the audit date unless the borrower is directed otherwise, in writing, by RUS...

  16. 76 FR 21408 - Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance

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    2011-04-15

    .... Solutions, Inc., A Xerox Company. 75,210 PricewaterhouseCoopers Tampa, FL February 8, 2010. LLP, Human Resources Shared Services Center, Talent Acquisition Associates, etc. 75,258 Kaz, Inc Hudson, NY September...

  17. Mikroskopická vrtba Planobola macrogota Schmidt, 1992 v bioklastech z miocenních sedimentů - možný důkaz mělkomořského prostředí na Českotřebovsku

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    Axmann, D.; Mikuláš, Radek; Wisshak, M.

    2011-01-01

    Roč. 2010, - (2011), s. 93-96 ISSN 0514-8057 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z30130516 Keywords : Miocene (lower Badenian) * microboring * Planobola macrogota Schmidt * bioclasts * Bohemia (Czech Republic) Subject RIV: DB - Geology ; Mineralogy http://www.geology.cz/zpravy/obsah/2010/zpravy-2010-21.pdf

  18. Současná mezinárodněprávní úprava použití ozbrojené síly - zákaz použití síly a jeho nesporné výjimky

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    Popenková, Monika

    2008-01-01

    Roč. 147, č. 8 (2008), s. 862-898 ISSN 0231-6625 R&D Projects: GA AV ČR KJB700680601 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z70680506 Keywords : the United Nations Charter * prohibition of force application * self-defence right Subject RIV: AG - Legal Sciences

  19. Kuula. Kuu artist Carla Bruni. Kuu plaat / Mart Juur

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    Juur, Mart, 1964-

    2008-01-01

    Lauljast Carla Brunist. Heliplaatidest: "Mamma mia", The Feeling "Join With Us", The Chemical Brothers "Brotherhood", Pia Fraus "Ten Remixes of Yenissey", Katy Perry "One of the Boys", Lady Gaga "The Fame"

  20. Pop Art Trends in Lady Gaga’s Creativity

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    Marina Zaytseva

    2017-02-01

    Full Text Available The article reveals the connection between the creative principles of the popular singer Lady Gaga and the cult personality of pop art – Andy Warhol. On the basis of analysis of Lady Gaga’s performance practice, the features of her performing style, formed under the influence of the aesthetics of pop art are revealed. The dynamics of formation and development of the performing style of Lady Gaga is followed.

  1. Comparative study of the role of Ga in CIGS solar cells with different thickness

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    Han, Anjun, E-mail: haj211@mail.sim.ac.cn [Institute of Photo Electronics Thin Film Devices and Technique of Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (China); Research Center for New Energy Technology, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 235 Chengbei Road, Jiading, Shanghai 201800 (China); Sun, Yun; Zhang, Yi [Institute of Photo Electronics Thin Film Devices and Technique of Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (China); Liu, Xiaohui; Meng, Fanying; Liu, Zhengxin [Research Center for New Energy Technology, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 235 Chengbei Road, Jiading, Shanghai 201800 (China)

    2016-01-01

    Cu(In, Ga)Se{sub 2} (CIGS) thin films with thickness of 1 μm and 2 μm are prepared by co-evaporation process, and the different Ga/(Ga + In) are achieved by varying the temperature of Ga source. The morphology, structure, minimum band gap, and performance of solar cells are comparatively studied. As Ga/(Ga + In) increases, little changes can be observed in the crystal quality of 1 μm CIGS films, while the grain size of 2 μm films decreases significantly. (112) diffraction peak intensities of the 1 μm and 2 μm films decrease and increase, respectively. In the case of the same Ga/(Ga + In), the minimum band gap values of 1 μm films are larger than that of 2 μm films, and the difference becomes large with Ga/(Ga + In) increasing. The minimum band gap values of 1 μm films are more sensitive to variation of the Ga/(Ga + In). As Ga/(Ga + In) increases, a more improvement of the efficiency of solar cells with thickness of 1 μm is obtained due to the large enhancement of the open-circuit voltage, and the efficiency reaches the maximum value when Ga/(Ga + In) is about 0.37. - Highlights: • The role of Ga in CIGS solar cells with different thickness is comparatively studied. • Effect of Ga on the material properties of 1 μm and 2 μm films is totally different. • The minimum band gap of thinned films is more sensitive to variation of Ga/(Ga + In). • Efficiency of thinned solar cells increases more significantly with Ga increasing.

  2. Spreading the cult body on YouTube: A case study of "Telephone" derivative videos

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    Agnese Vellar

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available This case study of spreadability analyzes the Lady Gaga music video "Telephone," which has been appropriated and reworked by YouTube users sharing derivative works online. What properties of the music video stimulate user appropriation? What hybrid audiovisual forms are emerging from its reworking by users? In order to answer these questions, between January and August 2010, I conducted participant observation on Lady Gaga's official social network profiles and collected 70 "Telephone" derivative videos on YouTube. I identified three main categories of video creativity: (1 music (which includes covers, "me singing" videos, music mashups, and choreography; (2 parody (in which YouTube users and comedians humorously imitate Gaga, creating spoofs; and (3 fashion (in which makeup artists and amateurs appropriate the star's image to create makeup and hair tutorials. "Telephone" has become spreadable because it integrates dance music and choreography, costume changes, cinematic references, and product placements that work as textual hooks meaningful to different target markets: live music, dance, chick, and postmodern cinematic cultures. In particular, Gaga is a cult body that explicitly incorporates previous cinematic and pop music icons. Users are stimulated to reenact Gaga's cult body online. On YouTube, spreadability is thus strictly related to the appropriation of cult bodies. Fans, comedians, independent musicians, fashionistas, and pop stars construct their own cult bodies by deliberately borrowing characteristics from previous media icons and reenacting them in online videos in order to fulfill their expressive and professional needs.

  3. JPRS Report, Proliferation Issues

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    1992-12-11

    with the U.S. on the elimination of nuclear weapons be used to produce weapons. Great Britain and Kaz- deployed in the republic. Konstantin Grishenko ...cooperation and partnership. missiles would be sold to the American side. That is why, said Grishenko , Washington believes that the transfer of Observers

  4. The role of customary law in the Kazym War : women and sacred rules / Art Leete

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    Leete, Art, 1969-

    2003-01-01

    Neenetsite, hantide ja manside nõukogude võimu vastasest võitlusest 1930. aastatel, mis kulmineerus aastatel 1933-1934 Kazõmi sõjana tuntud mässuga. Nende rahvaste käitumisest ülestõusu ajal, mõjutatuna nende rahvakommetest

  5. Detection of Cutting Tool Wear using Statistical Analysis and Regression Model

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    Ghani, Jaharah A.; Rizal, Muhammad; Nuawi, Mohd Zaki; Haron, Che Hassan Che; Ramli, Rizauddin

    2010-10-01

    This study presents a new method for detecting the cutting tool wear based on the measured cutting force signals. A statistical-based method called Integrated Kurtosis-based Algorithm for Z-Filter technique, called I-kaz was used for developing a regression model and 3D graphic presentation of I-kaz 3D coefficient during machining process. The machining tests were carried out using a CNC turning machine Colchester Master Tornado T4 in dry cutting condition. A Kistler 9255B dynamometer was used to measure the cutting force signals, which were transmitted, analyzed, and displayed in the DasyLab software. Various force signals from machining operation were analyzed, and each has its own I-kaz 3D coefficient. This coefficient was examined and its relationship with flank wear lands (VB) was determined. A regression model was developed due to this relationship, and results of the regression model shows that the I-kaz 3D coefficient value decreases as tool wear increases. The result then is used for real time tool wear monitoring.

  6. 29 CFR 99.500 - Scope of audit.

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    2010-07-01

    ... series of audits that cover departments, agencies, and other organizational units which expended or..., agency, and other organizational unit, which shall be considered to be a non-Federal entity. The... control. (1) In addition to the requirements of GAGAS, the auditor shall perform procedures to obtain an...

  7. GABA-B antagonist potentiates cortical epileptic afterdischarges in immature rats

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    Mareš, Pavel

    2005-01-01

    Roč. 46, č. S6 (2005), s. 358-358 ISSN 0013-9580. [International Epilepsy Congress /26./. 28.08.2005-01.09.2005, Paris] Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z50110509 Keywords : GAGA-B antagonist * cortical afterdischarges * immature rat Subject RIV: ED - Physiology

  8. 7 CFR 1773.2 - Definitions.

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    2010-01-01

    ... accounting principles (GAAP) and for determining whether the borrower has complied with applicable laws...”. GAAP means generally accepted accounting principles. GAGAS means generally accepted government auditing... an asset resulting from an action of a regulator as prescribed in Statement of Financial Accounting...

  9. 7 CFR 3560.308 - Annual financial reports.

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    2010-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Financial Management § 3560.308 Annual financial... audit in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). Costs incurred to... requirements: (1) Borrowers must use an Agency approved engagement letter. Borrowers must submit the results of...

  10. 7 CFR 1773.1 - General.

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    2010-01-01

    ... internal control over financial reporting, and management letter are required to meet the reporting... in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). (2) The management... indicates otherwise. (c) This complies with the 1994 revision of Government Auditing Standards, issued by...

  11. MP3s, rebundled debt, and performative economics: deferral, derivatives, and digital commodity fetishism in Lady Gaga’s spectacle of excess

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    Kustritz, A.

    2012-01-01

    Lady Gaga’s rise to fame in the wake of the global financial crisis highlights the contradictions of late late capitalism in both the financial sector and the music industry. Both Gaga and second level economic units like derivatives rely on deferral, parody, and an ever-widening gap between the

  12. Defense AT and L. Volume 41, Number 4

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    2012-08-01

    president of NAA at the time, Dutch Kindelberger. In his appeal to grant his company the opportunity to design and build the P-51 prototype—in...about the “wisdom of crowds” and retweeting the latest Lady Gaga sin- gle. You’re about ready to permanently “unfriend” her/him. You only hope that

  13. MEKANİ K KAZI MAKİNALARIND A KESM E TİTREŞİMİ ANALİZİ

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    TİRYAKİ, Bülent; HEKİMOĞLU, Osman Z.

    1998-01-01

    Bu makalede, keski kullanarak kaya ve kömür kazısı yapan mekanik kazı makinalarındaki kesme titreşimi anlatılmaktadır. Kesme titreşimi ve titreşim analizi yöntemi ayrıntılı olarak verilmiştir. Kesme titreşimlerinin makina performansı üzerindeki etkilerini araştırmak için Orta Anadolu Linyitleri (OAL) İşletmesi Bölge Müdürlüp'ndeki tamburlu kesici-yükleyicilerle bir dizi yeraltı denemeleri yapılmıştır. Yine OAL'deki tamburlu kesici-yükleyicilerin kesme karakteristikleri bir bilgisaya...

  14. JPRS Report, Soviet Union, Political Affairs.

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    1989-05-22

    immediately removes the condition away from alcohol or drugs. It is capable merely of of abstinence and eliminates the pathological craving for punishing but...the RSFSR Criminal Code, but court cases for vagrancy [Text] Hard plank-beds in stuffy, smoke -filled rooms. are practically never encountered. "This...heaviest jobs is becoming a factor in increasing the number of such [KazTAG report: "When Concern is Lacking"] persons. Temporary, seasonal jobs, as

  15. Pipe leak diagnostic using high frequency piezoelectric pressure sensor and automatic selection of intrinsic mode function

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    Yusop, Hanafi M.; Ghazali, M. F.; Yusof, M. F. M.; Remli, M. A. Pi; Kamarulzaman, M. H.

    2017-10-01

    In a recent study, the analysis of pressure transient signals could be seen as an accurate and low-cost method for leak and feature detection in water distribution systems. Transient phenomena occurs due to sudden changes in the fluid’s propagation in pipelines system caused by rapid pressure and flow fluctuation due to events such as closing and opening valves rapidly or through pump failure. In this paper, the feasibility of the Hilbert-Huang transform (HHT) method/technique in analysing the pressure transient signals in presented and discussed. HHT is a way to decompose a signal into intrinsic mode functions (IMF). However, the advantage of HHT is its difficulty in selecting the suitable IMF for the next data postprocessing method which is Hilbert Transform (HT). This paper reveals that utilizing the application of an integrated kurtosis-based algorithm for a z-filter technique (I-Kaz) to kurtosis ratio (I-Kaz-Kurtosis) allows/contributes to/leads to automatic selection of the IMF that should be used. This technique is demonstrated on a 57.90-meter medium high-density polyethylene (MDPE) pipe installed with a single artificial leak. The analysis results using the I-Kaz-kurtosis ratio revealed/confirmed that the method can be used as an automatic selection of the IMF although the noise level ratio of the signal is low. Therefore, the I-Kaz-kurtosis ratio method is recommended as a means to implement an automatic selection technique of the IMF for HHT analysis.

  16. Transport of Na48 Drift Chambers to Dubna

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    GOLOVATYUK, V

    2010-01-01

    On 22 July, in the occasion of the departure of the Na48 Drift Chambers from CERN, Mikhail Itkis (acting Director of the JIINR) and Rolf Heuer (CERN Director General) visited the NA62 experimental area.

  17. Russia's science minister keeps cabinet post

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    1999-01-01

    Mikhail Kirpichnikov, minister for science and technology has kept his post in the cabinet of the new prime minister Sergei Stepashin. Yevgeniy Adamov also remains as minister of atomic energy (2 paragraphs).

  18. Russia and the European Union: The Sources and Limits of "Special Relationships"

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    Roberts, Cynthia A

    2007-01-01

    More than 15 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union and two decades after the last Soviet President, Mikhail Gorbachev, raised hopes that Russia would liberalize and join a common European home...

  19. Moments in the Modern History of the Language Sciences.

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    Swales, John M.

    1999-01-01

    Discusses the beginning of the ascendancy of the language sciences in the past 50 years to become the "queen" of social studies. Focuses on contributions by Mikhail Bakhtin, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Noam Chomsky, Erving Goffman, and Michael Halliday. (SC)

  20. A double-voiced reading of Romans 13:1–7 in light of the imperial cult

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    2015-03-31

    Mar 31, 2015 ... Drawing on Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of double-voicedness and James Scott's theory of ... kept in mind that Paul, a colonised subject, negotiates the Roman Empire. ...... in the plural form commonly denotes human authorities.

  1. Workers' Involvement in the Soviet Union: From Lenin to Gorbachev.

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    Shlapentokh, Vladimir

    1988-01-01

    Mikhail Gorbachev's inclusion of worker's participation as an element in his program for workplace reform has been met with hostility by managers. There is danger that the program will degenerate into another ritualistic activity. (JOW)

  2. Translations on USSR Military Affairs, Number 1328.

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    1978-02-02

    of his age. This news came as no surprise to Mikhail Vasil’yevich, and he reported to the commander his readiness immediately to begin the transfer...for this period, in which regard he dropped a hint to the commander. 103 Major Labushev did not take the hint. Convinced that there was no mutual...District. It was directed thence to the garrison judge advocate, who sent Mikhail Vasil’yevich an encouraging letter. It declared that his unit

  3. "I Loved My Brother Infinitely…"

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    Pavel Fokin

    2014-01-01

    Abstract Literary heritage of Mikhail Mikhailovich Dostoevsky(1820-1864) is not very abundant and appeals to experts only. His personality is of much more importance for national and world culture. He was a friend and soul mate of his genius brother (almost coeval). Their relations were an essential element of the biography and spiritual identity of Fyodor Dostoevsky. Mikhail was the first and for many years the only interlocutor of F.M. Dostoevsky. His role as an addressee in Fyodor Dosto...

  4. Minúsculas repúblicas em Terra Fria de Ferreira de Castro

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    Iza Gonçalves Quelhas

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo propõe uma leitura do romance Terra fria (1934, de Ferreira de Castro, autor de nacionalidade portuguesa, a partir da concepção de cronotopo de Mikhail Bakhtin, com relevo para os múltiplos significados do signo fronteira que incorpora ao romance valores éticos e estéticos. Palavras-chave: Terra fria, Ferreira de Castro, cronotopo,Mikhail Bakhtin.

  5. Case report: a position to delineate pelvic radionuclide uptake

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    Giga, J.H.L.; Jimenez, T.; Lobred, S.K.

    1981-01-01

    An innovative position is described for patients undergoing technetium 99m bone imaging in the pelvic area. The position, called Gaga squat, requires the patient to sit on the scintillation camera face. This allows recognition of metastatic disease in areas which may be masked by bladder activity. The view may also be used to complement conventional views for studies such as TcO 4 testicular scans or gallium-67 scans

  6. "I Loved My Brother Infinitely…"

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    Pavel Fokin

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Literary heritage of Mikhail Mikhailovich Dostoevsky(1820-1864 is not very abundant and appeals to experts only. His personality is of much more importance for national and world culture. He was a friend and soul mate of his genius brother (almost coeval. Their relations were an essential element of the biography and spiritual identity of Fyodor Dostoevsky. Mikhail was the first and for many years the only interlocutor of F.M. Dostoevsky. His role as an addressee in Fyodor Dostoevsky’s letters cannot be underestimated either. Fyodor Dostoevsky regarded his brother not only as a friend but as a business partner too. Their most successful joint enterprise was publishing of the magazine “Time” (“Vremya” (1861–1863, whose initiator and owner became Mikhail Dostoevsky. After Мikhail’s death Fyodor took charge of his family that had both direct and indirect impact on his own lifestyle. The year 2014 was the 150th anniversary of Mikhail Dostoevsky’s death. In this regard, the State Literature Museum organized an exposition titled “I loved my brother infinitely...” in the F.M. Dostoevsky Museum-Apartment. It was the first exposition dedicated to the personality of Mikhail Dostoevsky and his literary heritage. A lot of exhibit items had never been exposed before.

  7. The Acquisition Experiences of Kazoil

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    Minbaeva, Dana; Muratbekova-Touron, Maral

    2016-01-01

    This case describes two diverging post-acquisition experiences of KazOil, an oil drilling company in Kazakhstan, in the years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. When the company was bought by the Canadian corporation Hydrocarbons Ltd in 1996, exposed to new human resource strategies...... among students that cultural distance is not the main determinant for the success of social integration mechanisms in post-acquisition situations. On the contrary, the relationship between integration instrument and integration success is also governed by contextual factors such as the attractiveness...... of the acquisition target or state of development of HRM in the target country....

  8. VZROKI MLADOLETNIŠKEGA PRESTOPNIŠTVA IN UKREPI ZA NJEGOVO PREPREČEVANJE

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    Matija, Sabina

    2013-01-01

    Diplomska naloga obravnava mladoletniško prestopništvo. Osredotoča se na vzroke in ukrepe za preprečevanje oziroma zmanjševanje prestopništva mladih. Pozornost je posvečena še obravnavi tako mladoletnih storilcev kaznivih dejanj kot mladoletnih storilcev prekrškov. Mladoletniško prestopništvo obsega kazniva dejanja in druge oblike deviantnega, negativnega odklonskega vedenja otrok in mladoletnikov, vendar je pri nas sprejeto ožje pojmovanje omenjenega pojava. Po tem konceptu obravnava kaz...

  9. Geopolitics. Kazakhstan

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    Ten Hoedt, R.

    2009-09-15

    Kazakhstan is eager to create a new route for oil to Europe that bypasses Russia and thereby finally break the Kremlin's stranglehold on Kazakh oil transport. In natural gas, however, the Kazakhs remain closely tied to the Russian bear. The article is followed by an interview with Maksat Idenov, vice-president of KazMunayGaz In Kazakhstan. Western oil majors managed to gain hold of some of the world's largest oil and gas fields. But the Kazakh government is taking back what it says belongs to them. Kazakhstan wants a fair deal and equal treatment to create income.

  10. “We make precedents, pushing the whole system and giving hope to society” – E-mail interview with Pavel Chikov, Agora Association, 7 July 2008

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    Elisabeth Sieca-Kozlowski

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Introducing AgoraPIPSS.ORG - Could you please introduce yourself and describe your career (including what circumstances brought you to lead Agora and the history of the Agora Association? Pavel Chikov: My name is Pavel Chikov; I am the chairperson of the Agora Association (Russia Since 1999, I have been a chief human rights lawyer and a leader of a number of Russian human rights organizations in Moscow and Kazan (Russia. From 2001 to 2004,I was an initiator and first chairperson of the Kaz...

  11. Efeito do tipo de revestimento na soldagem a ponto de aços galvanizados Effect of coating type on spot welding of galvanized steel

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    Tarcélio Anício da Silva

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Os aços galvanizados são cada vez mais utilizados pela indústria automobilística devido à sua excelente resistência à corrosão e boa trabalhabilidade. A soldagem a pontos por resistência de aços galvanizados apresenta o inconveniente de um maior desgaste dos eletrodos quando comparada com a soldagem de aços não revestidos. Este é causado pela reação do zinco com o cobre do eletrodo, formando uma liga Zn-Cu (latão que diminui a vida útil do eletrodo. No presente trabalho, foram feitos testes de soldagem a ponto utilizando aços livres de intersticiais (IF, revestidos por imersão a quente com zinco puro (GI e liga Zn-Fe (GA. Foram determinados os campos de soldabilidade dinâmicos e a vida útil dos eletrodos para juntas formadas pelas combinações GA/GA, GI/GI e GA/GI. O estudo do campo de soldabilidade dinâmica mostrou que os valores de corrente necessários para a obtenção de uma solda adequada aumentam mais rapidamente para a junta de materiais GI/GI e este efeito foi associado com a maior contaminação do eletrodo pelo Zn do revestimento. Por sua vez, a soldagem da junta GA/GI apresenta taxas de variação desta corrente um pouco maiores do que a da junta GA/GA, mas menores que a da junta GI/GI. Em geral, a junta GA/GI apresentou resultados nos testes de soldagem mais próximos dos da junta GA/GA em comparação com os testes com a junta GI/GI. Isto mostra a influência positiva, do revestimento GA, no aumento do número de pontos de solda, mesmo quando a junta é constituída de aços com dois tipos de revestimentos diferentes (GA e GI.Steels coated with zinc and zinc-iron alloys are being increasingly used by the car industry due to their excellent corrosion resistance and good workability. Spot welding of coated steels has the disadvantage of increasing electrodes wear when compared to uncoated steels. Such wear is caused by the reaction of the zinc coating with the copper of the electrode forming an alloy Zn

  12. Cost-Effective Pavement Performance Management of Indiana's Enhanced National Highway System through Strategic Modification of the Pavement Rehabilitation Treatment Trigger Values

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    Noureldin, Menna; Fricker, Jon D.; Sinha, Kumares C.

    2015-01-01

    Cost-Effective Pavement Performance Management of Indiana's Enhanced National Highway System through Strategic Modification of the Pavement Rehabilitation Treatment Trigger Values Presented during Session 3: Policy and Funding, moderated by Magdy Mikhail, at the 9th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets (ICMPA9) in Alexandria, VA. Includes conference paper and PowerPoint slides.

  13. Functional Hybrid Nano-Oxides

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    2015-10-26

    crucial in the education of several PhD students (Ilya Valmiansky, Mikhail Erekhinsky, Ali Basaran, Siming Wang, Sebastian Dietze, Elsa Abreu...Schuller, Phys. Rev. B 92, 085150(2015) 12. Dynamic Conductivity Scaling in Photoexcited V2O3 Thin Films, Elsa Abreu, Siming Wang, Juan Gabriel

  14. To Act and Learn: A Bakhtinian Exploration of Action Learning

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    Gold, Jeff; Anderson, Lisa; Clarke, Jean; Thorpe, Richard

    2009-01-01

    This paper considers the work of the Russian social philosopher and cultural theorist, Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin as a source of understanding for those involved in action learning. Drawing upon data gathered over two years during the evaluation of 20 action learning sets in the north of England, we will seek to work with the ideas of Bakhtin to…

  15. Writing with Voice

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    Kesler, Ted

    2012-01-01

    In this Teaching Tips article, the author argues for a dialogic conception of voice, based in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin. He demonstrates a dialogic view of voice in action, using two writing examples about the same topic from his daughter, a fifth-grade student. He then provides five practical tips for teaching a dialogic conception of voice in…

  16. Toomas Tool ostab Thbilisi vanalinna / Toivo Tänavsuu

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    2007-01-01

    Väidetavalt tunneb Eesti jõukamaid ärimehi Toomas Tool huvi kinnisvara vastu Thbilisi kesk- ja vanalinnas, kohtumisi Eesti ärimehe ja Gruusia riigimeeste vahel on aidanud korraldada Gruusia presidendi Mikhail Saakashvili nõunik Mart Laar. Vt. samas lühintervjuud Mart Laariga: Aitan paljusid ärimehi

  17. Writing Workshop as Carnival: Reflections on an Alternative Learning Environment.

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    Lensmire, Timothy J.

    Mikhail Bakhtin's understanding of the medieval carnival--a time when life is turned upside down, social hierarchies are lifted, and the lines between performer and participant are blurred--provides a useful framework for understanding both liberatory and potentially threatening aspects of writing workshops in elementary schools. An experimental…

  18. Die transgressiewe karnavaleske: 'n Fenomeen in die kabarettekste ...

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    The transgressive carnavalesque: a phenomenon in the cabaret texts from 'n Gelyke kans of Jeanne Goosen. This article examines the phenomenon of the transgressive carnivalesque, a notion of Mikhail Bakhtin of breaking through social conventions and barriers, as it manifests in the cabaret texts in 'n Gelyke kans (“An ...

  19. The Importance of Dialogic Processes to Conceptual Development in Mathematics

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    Kazak, Sibel; Wegerif, Rupert; Fujita, Taro

    2015-01-01

    We argue that dialogic theory, inspired by the Russian scholar Mikhail Bakhtin, has a distinct contribution to the analysis of the genesis of understanding in the mathematics classroom. We begin by contrasting dialogic theory to other leading theoretical approaches to understanding conceptual development in mathematics influenced by Jean Piaget…

  20. Hollywood Flatlands

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    Gfader, Verina

    2017-01-01

    This chapter documents an image lecture, with sound by Mikhail Karikis, delivered at the Dark Precursor conference. Here presented in the format of a lecture script, image/slide references are made throughout corresponding to the conceptual contents. Descriptions of the slides' contents are liste...

  1. ASPECTOS DO DISCURSO PRIMÁRIO NO GÊNERO NOTÍCIA

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    Assunção Cristóvão

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper searches for traces of the primary discourse in the news genre, from Mikhail Bakhtin's concept of discourse genre, but conceptualizes it, in accordance to its general traces, in the secondary discourse field. In order to achieve that, general characteristics of the news genre in the field of journalism are enumerated.

  2. Dynamics on the Riemann Sphere

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    Petersen, Carsten Lunde

    Collection of research papers on holomorphic dynamical systems with an introduction to Bodil Branners works on the field. Contributions: John Milnor: On Lattès Maps. Carsten Lunde Petersen and Tan Lei: Branner-Hubbard motions and attracting dynamics. Artur Avila and Mikhail Lyubich: Examples...

  3. Embracing the Abject Other: The Carnival Imagery of "Harry Potter"

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    Hall, Jordana

    2011-01-01

    In "Rabelais and His World" Mikhail Bakhtin traces the history of laughter and the specific impact of Francois Rabelais upon that history, but more important it is the most definitive example of the carnivalesque available to Western scholars to date. By carnivalesque he refers to the traditional language and spectacle associated with folk culture…

  4. Bodysuites and biodomes: The construction of the sonochronotopia ...

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    I explore in this article the ways in which spatiotemporal construction through music plays a facilitating role in alleviating this perceived trauma. In circumscribing this process I have found the work of Susan Buck-Morss and Mikhail Bakhtin useful in approaching the overlapping 'symbolic' and 'material' discourses at play in ...

  5. Religionssatirens fødsel ud af grådighedskritikkens ånd

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    Brink, Dennis Meyhoff

    2014-01-01

    medregnes til den karnevalistiske tradition, som Mikhail Bakhtin har gjort berømt. Den udgør i stedet en selvstændig tradition, som er blevet videreført og videreudviklet af bl.a. Erasmus af Rotterdam, Jonathan Swift, Denis Diderot, Francois Voltaire, Heinrich Heine og mange flere....

  6. Ideology and intertextuality: Intertextual allusions in Judith 16 | Nolte ...

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    This article utilised the theory of intertextuality to investigate the way in which religious texts, specifically Judith 16, generate meaning in the act of the production of texts. The groundbreaking work on intertextuality done by Julia Kristeva served as the theoretical point of departure. Kristeva utilised Mikhail Bakhtin's literary ...

  7. "How Many Ages Hence..."

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    Rebbeck, Barbara

    1993-01-01

    Ninth graders explored the theme of power and ambition by reading William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar," studying daily life in ancient Rome, comparing the play's plot to the attempted overthrow of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, examining other power struggles, and developing scripts for modern-day "Julius Caesar"…

  8. Bakhtinian "Bildung" and the Educational Process: Some Historical Considerations

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    Brandist, Craig

    2017-01-01

    The article considers the theme of "Bildung" and the educational process in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, with reference to the philosophical tradition in which his ideas stand. This tradition is traced through the work of Hegel, von Humboldt and the Marburg neo-Kantian Paul Natorp. It is shown that Bakhtin's central essays on the novel…

  9. From the Form to the Face to Face: IRBs, Ethnographic Researchers, and Human Subjects Translate Consent

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    Metro, Rosalie

    2014-01-01

    Based on my fieldwork with Burmese teachers in Thailand, I describe the drawbacks of using IRB-mandated written consent procedures in my cross-cultural collaborative ethnographic research on education. Drawing on theories of intersubjectivity (Mikhail Bakhtin), ethics (Emmanuel Levinas), and translation (Naoki Sakai), I describe face-to-face…

  10. Dialogue, Language and Identity: Critical Issues for Networked Management Learning

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    Ferreday, Debra; Hodgson, Vivien; Jones, Chris

    2006-01-01

    This paper draws on the work of Mikhail Bakhtin and Norman Fairclough to show how dialogue is central to the construction of identity in networked management learning. The paper is based on a case study of a networked management learning course in higher education and attempts to illustrate how participants negotiate issues of difference,…

  11. Anker Jørgensen

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    Fra omslaget: Søster Irma, onkel Oscar, Frits Clausen, PH, John F. Kennedy, månelandingen, Ingrid og børnene, Mogens Glistrup, bilfrie søndage, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbatjov, formandsopgøret i Socialdemokratiet og Barack Obama. Forhenværende svajer, tillidsmand, forbundsformand og...

  12. Russia’s Security Relations with Finland, Norway, and Sweden

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    2017-09-01

    NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA THESIS Approved for public release. Distribution is unlimited. RUSSIA’S SECURITY... RELATIONS WITH FINLAND, NORWAY, AND SWEDEN by Rory J. Hayden September 2017 Thesis Advisor: Mikhail Tsypkin Co-Advisor: David S. Yost...THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK i REPORT DOCUMENTATION PAGE Form Approved OMB No. 0704-0188 Public reporting burden for this collection of

  13. Proceedings – Mathematical Sciences | Indian Academy of Sciences

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    Matija Cencelj1 Dušan Repovš1 Mikhail B Skopenkov2. Institute for Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics and Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, P.O. Box 2964, 1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia; Department of Differential Geometry, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Moscow 119992, ...

  14. A double-voiced reading of Romans 13:1–7 in light of the imperial cult

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    Drawing on Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of double-voicedness and James Scott's theory of public and hidden transcripts, this essay investigates the colonial context of Romans 13:1–7 with particular attention to the Roman imperial cult. It is my contention that Paul attempts to persuade the audience to resist the imperial cult, ...

  15. Kuus TÜ teadlast sai riigi teaduspreemia

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    Eest Vabariigi aastapäeval pälvisid preemia täppisteaduste alal prof. Mikhail Brik, keemia ja molekulaarbioloogia alal prof. Jaanus Remme, arstiteaduse vallas prof-d Jaan Eha ning Mihkel Zilmer, geo- ja bioteaduste alal vanemteadur Peeter Hõrak, humanitaarteaduste alal vanemteadur Andres Tvauri

  16. Talking and Learning in Classrooms: An Introduction.

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    Barnes, Douglas

    1995-01-01

    Suggests that the kinds of participation in the classroom conversation that are supported and encouraged by a teacher signals to students what learning is required of them. Introduces the articles in this special issue by discussing the ideas of Jerome Bruner, Lev Vygotsky, James Britton, and Mikhail Bakhtin. (RS)

  17. Becky is my hero: The power of laughter and disruption in Supernatural

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    Judith May Fathallah

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Interpreted through Mikhail Bakhtin's theories of resistant laughter, the fan insert character of Becky from Supernatural can be read as an invitation to appropriate the narrative for their own pleasure. However, outsiders to the fan community may not recognize that Becky's depiction is hyperbolic and may thus read the character as a damaging stereotype.

  18. Swinging the Sledgehammer: The Combat Effectiveness of German Heavy Tank Battalions in World War II

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    2002-01-01

    Fuller and Basil Liddell Hart interested him and gave him food for thought.3 Marshal Mikhail Tukhachevsky from the Soviet Union also read Fuller’s...PolgardiBalaton-Kenese Szabadbattyan Varpalota Inota Csor Bakonykuti Stuhlweissenburg (Szekesfehervar) Velence Gardony Tukrospuszta Seregelyes Aba

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    Ando Hiroyasu, University of Tokyo, Japan. Anufriev Mikhail, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Arneodo Alain, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, France. Asgarani Somaieh, Isfahan University of Technology, Islamic Republic of Iran. Bachelard Romain, Centre de Physique Theorique, France. Baptista Murilo Da Silva, ...

  20. Gendered Educational Leadership: Beneath the Monoglossic Façade

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    Fuller, Kay

    2014-01-01

    Recent gender retheorisation has drawn on Mikhail Bakhtin's literary and linguistic theories of monoglossia and heteroglossia to reconcile seemingly contradictory gender discourses. Thus, girls/women and boys/men as they are biologically sexed might be discussed within a poststructural gender theory discourse that disconnects gender from the body.…

  1. Beyond Member-Checking: A Dialogic Approach to the Research Interview

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    Harvey, Lou

    2015-01-01

    This article presents a dialogic qualitative interview design for a narrative study of six international UK university students' motivation for learning English. Based on the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, this design was developed in order to address the limitations of member-checking [Lincoln, Y. S., and E. G. Guba. 1985. "Naturalistic…

  2. Coexistence of monatomic and diatomic molecular fluid character in liquid gallium

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    Gong, X.G. (International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste (Italy)); Chiarotti, G.L. (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste (Italy) Lab. Tecnologie Avanzate Superfici e Catalisi (TASC), Consorzio Interuniv. Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia (INFM), Trieste (Italy)); Parrinello, M. (IBM Research Div., Zurich Forschungslab., Rueschlikon (Switzerland) International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste (Italy)); Tosatti, E. (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste (Italy) International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste (Italy) IBM Research Div., Zurich Forschungslab., Rueschlikon (Switzerland))

    1993-02-01

    We have performed an ab initio molecular-dynamics simulation of liquid Ga at high temperature (1000 K). Our results are in good agreement with scattering data and with Knight-shift experiments. A remarkable feature of our findings is the coexistence in the liquid state of metallic and covalent characters. Covalency manifests itself in the appearance of very short-lived Ga-Ga bonds, which represent remnants in the liquid of the crystalline form [alpha]-Ga. We set up a two-fluid scheme which can be used for the analysis of fluids where metallic and covalent characters coexist. (orig.).

  3. Classification and regression tree (CART) analyses of genomic signatures reveal sets of tetramers that discriminate temperature optima of archaea and bacteria

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    Dyer, Betsey D.; Kahn, Michael J.; LeBlanc, Mark D.

    2008-01-01

    Classification and regression tree (CART) analysis was applied to genome-wide tetranucleotide frequencies (genomic signatures) of 195 archaea and bacteria. Although genomic signatures have typically been used to classify evolutionary divergence, in this study, convergent evolution was the focus. Temperature optima for most of the organisms examined could be distinguished by CART analyses of tetranucleotide frequencies. This suggests that pervasive (nonlinear) qualities of genomes may reflect certain environmental conditions (such as temperature) in which those genomes evolved. The predominant use of GAGA and AGGA as the discriminating tetramers in CART models suggests that purine-loading and codon biases of thermophiles may explain some of the results. PMID:19054742

  4. Construção de identidades e subjetividades em vídeos amadores no youtube: “sujeito-comentário”

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    Yuri Araujo Mello

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available This paper has as main objective to realize an analysis of the produces of the identities, of the productions of the subjectivities, of the operation of the virtual and, obviously, of the discourse on YouTube. It uses as analysis corpus amateurs videos that stand as celebrities of YouTube, where they convey and (reproduce certain identities when they propagate the music of the contemporary singer Lady Gaga, with which establish some continuities and discontinuities. Through syncretic language they produce certain discourses that follows a discourse order. Thus, it starts from the theoretical and methodological framework of French Discourse Analysis, more specifically derived from reflections of Michel Foucault.

  5. To be a Feminist in (Tourism) Academia

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    Munar, Ana Maria

    2017-01-01

    This study explores what it means to be a feminist in (tourism) academia. Different understandings of feminist identity and their ethical and political dimensions are examined using the method of the vignette. This technique is applied as an autoethnographic and narrative tool that facilitates...... the exploration of feminism from multiple viewpoints. Three characters, SherylAna, Gloria-Ana, and Gaga-Ana, are presented, drawing inspiration from the literature and my own life experiences, research and activism in tourism academia. These narratives are followed by a discussion on multiple ways of doing...

  6. Coexistence of monatomic and diatomic molecular fluid character in liquid gallium

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    Gong, X.G.; Chiarotti, G.L.; Parrinello, M.; Tosatti, E.

    1993-01-01

    We have performed an ab initio molecular-dynamics simulation of liquid Ga at high temperature (1000 K). Our results are in good agreement with scattering data and with Knight-shift experiments. A remarkable feature of our findings is the coexistence in the liquid state of metallic and covalent characters. Covalency manifests itself in the appearance of very short-lived Ga-Ga bonds, which represent remnants in the liquid of the crystalline form α-Ga. We set up a two-fluid scheme which can be used for the analysis of fluids where metallic and covalent characters coexist. (orig.)

  7. Development of movie caption translation lecture site using MobileMotion{sub TM}; MobileMotion{sub TM} wo mochiita jimaku hon'yaku koza site no kaihatsu

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    2000-03-01

    The site of Internet that performs the correspondence education for bringing up a movie caption translator was developed. Correspondence education that fully deepens understanding was obtained by distributing a motion picture using MPEG-4 distribution software (MobileMotion{sub TM}) and performing the learning based on bi-directional communication. HTML distribution and E-mail transmission and reception are done from Gaga Communications, and a MobileMotion{sub TM} file is distributed from the OnDemand Server of Toshiba. This reduces the communication traffic of heavy motion picture data. (translated by NEDO)

  8. A pilot study on genetic variation in purine-rich elements in the nephrin gene promoter in type 2 diabetic patients

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    RODRIGO GONZÁLEZ

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Diabetic nephropathy (DN is one of the major complications of type 2 diabetes and is associated with coronary disease. Nephrin, a protein mainly expressed in glomeruli, is decreased in DN and other kidney diseases. Since insulin levels are misregulated in type 2 diabetes, a possible connection between DN and its decreased nephrin expression could be the presence of regulatory elements responsive to insulin in the nephrin gene (NPHS1 promoter region. In this work, using bioinformatic tools, we identified a purine-rich GAGA element in the nephrin gene promoter and conducted a genomic study in search of the presence of polymorphisms in this element and its possible association with DN in type 2 diabetic patients. We amplified and sequenced a 514 bp promoter region of 100 individuals and found no genetic variants in the purine-rich GAGA-box of the nephrin gene promoter between groups of patients with diabetes type 2 with and without renal and coronary complications, control patients without diabetes and healthy controls

  9. Highly reflective rear surface passivation design for ultra-thin Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} solar cells

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    Vermang, Bart, E-mail: Bart.Vermang@angstrom.uu.se [Ångström Solar Center, University of Uppsala, Uppsala 75121 (Sweden); ESAT-KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven 3001 (Belgium); Wätjen, Jörn Timo; Fjällström, Viktor; Rostvall, Fredrik; Edoff, Marika [Ångström Solar Center, University of Uppsala, Uppsala 75121 (Sweden); Gunnarsson, Rickard; Pilch, Iris; Helmersson, Ulf [Plasma & Coatings Physics, University of Linköping, Linköping 58183 (Sweden); Kotipalli, Ratan; Henry, Frederic; Flandre, Denis [ICTEAM/IMNC, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve 1348 (Belgium)

    2015-05-01

    Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} rear surface passivated ultra-thin Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} (CIGS) solar cells with Mo nano-particles (NPs) as local rear contacts are developed to demonstrate their potential to improve optical confinement in ultra-thin CIGS solar cells. The CIGS absorber layer is 380 nm thick and the Mo NPs are deposited uniformly by an up-scalable technique and have typical diameters of 150 to 200 nm. The Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} layer passivates the CIGS rear surface between the Mo NPs, while the rear CIGS interface in contact with the Mo NP is passivated by [Ga]/([Ga] + [In]) (GGI) grading. It is shown that photon scattering due to the Mo NP contributes to an absolute increase in short circuit current density of 3.4 mA/cm{sup 2}; as compared to equivalent CIGS solar cells with a standard back contact. - Highlights: • Proof-of-principle ultra-thin CIGS solar cells have been fabricated. • The cells have Mo nano-particles (NPs) as local rear contacts. • An Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} film passivates the CIGS rear surface between these nano-particles. • [Ga]/([Ga] + [In]) grading is used to reduce Mo-NP/CIGS interface recombination.

  10. Consumers’ Attitude to the Protest Against Lady Gaga’s Concert: An Exploratory Study

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    Kresno Agus Hendarto

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Lady gaga is an American singer who has won 5 Grammy Awards. In the middle of 2012, she was requested to have concert in Jakarta with the contract value of tens billion. The concert was protested by a number of groups. The promoter had approached the pressure groups and negotiated the dressing. However, Lady Gaga’s management canceled the concert for security consideration. The objectives of the study are: (1 to explore consumers’ attitude to the protest for the cancelation of Lady Gaga’s concert; and (2 using classical conditioning and expectancy-value theory, to explain consumers’ attitude to the protest. The study used focus group to collect data. The collected data was then transcribed and analyzed by content analysis. The results show that informants’ opinions can be classified into two groups: agreement and disagreement with the protest for the cancelation of Lady Gaga’s concert. Informants either agree or disagree for some reasons. Classical conditioning theory can explain either consumer’s attitude. The difference is the object of consumers’ attitude who agreed was Lady Gaga herself, while the object of disagreement was the pressure group that sponsored the protest. The attitude of the disagreement can also be explained by expectancy-value theory.

  11. Genome-wide conserved non-coding microsatellite (CNMS) marker-based integrative genetical genomics for quantitative dissection of seed weight in chickpea.

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    Bajaj, Deepak; Saxena, Maneesha S; Kujur, Alice; Das, Shouvik; Badoni, Saurabh; Tripathi, Shailesh; Upadhyaya, Hari D; Gowda, C L L; Sharma, Shivali; Singh, Sube; Tyagi, Akhilesh K; Parida, Swarup K

    2015-03-01

    Phylogenetic footprinting identified 666 genome-wide paralogous and orthologous CNMS (conserved non-coding microsatellite) markers from 5'-untranslated and regulatory regions (URRs) of 603 protein-coding chickpea genes. The (CT)n and (GA)n CNMS carrying CTRMCAMV35S and GAGA8BKN3 regulatory elements, respectively, are abundant in the chickpea genome. The mapped genic CNMS markers with robust amplification efficiencies (94.7%) detected higher intraspecific polymorphic potential (37.6%) among genotypes, implying their immense utility in chickpea breeding and genetic analyses. Seventeen differentially expressed CNMS marker-associated genes showing strong preferential and seed tissue/developmental stage-specific expression in contrasting genotypes were selected to narrow down the gene targets underlying seed weight quantitative trait loci (QTLs)/eQTLs (expression QTLs) through integrative genetical genomics. The integration of transcript profiling with seed weight QTL/eQTL mapping, molecular haplotyping, and association analyses identified potential molecular tags (GAGA8BKN3 and RAV1AAT regulatory elements and alleles/haplotypes) in the LOB-domain-containing protein- and KANADI protein-encoding transcription factor genes controlling the cis-regulated expression for seed weight in the chickpea. This emphasizes the potential of CNMS marker-based integrative genetical genomics for the quantitative genetic dissection of complex seed weight in chickpea. © The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology.

  12. Posouzení finančního zdraví firmy

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    Karas, Michal

    2008-01-01

    Bakalářská práce hodnotí finanční zdraví společnosti Anamoka, s.r.o. . Při finanční analýze firmy jsem využil elementárních metod finanční analýzy. Analyzoval jsem účetní závěrku (rozvaha, výkaz zisku a ztrát) firmy z let 2004 – 2006. Na základě výsledků finanční analýzy jsem navrhl doporučení ke zlepšení finanční situace firmy. This bachelor thesis analyzes the financial position of the company Anamoka, s.r.o. I have analysed the financial position of this copany by using elementary metho...

  13. «Русская речь в ее крестьянском варианте». Заметки о прозе Федора Абрамова(“Russian language in its peasant form”. Notes on F. Abramov's prose

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    Tamara Lönngren

    1998-02-01

    In this article, special attention is paid to vocabulary. There are about 200 dialect words in Abramov's novel. Some of them are used very frequently, such as robit' ‘work', kažinnyj ‘every', dak ‘so', pošto ‘why', none ‘now', žorat' ‘eat, drink', odneždy ‘once', kalit' ‘scold', etc. Many dialect words are used together with their literary counter- parts. This creates the doublets so typical of contemporary dialects, for example dom / khoromy ‘house', dvor / zaulok ‘yard', gornica / gostinaja ‘living-room'. Here the semantic group "Buildings" is singled out for closer investigation. In the life of the village nicknames play an important role. The 28 nicknames found in the novel are analyzed and commented on from the point of view of Russian folk culture.

  14. Nuclear Groups - World. Market Analysis - 2016-2019 Trends - Corporate Strategies

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    2016-03-01

    This study presents: The medium-term and mega trends of the industry market developments and geographical segments; The competitive landscape and the main corporate rankings; The main conclusions of the report, summarised in 10 analytical slides. Content: 1. Market Fundamentals: Overview, The Industry; 2. Market Environment and Prospects: Market Overview, Macroeconomic Environment, Supply, Demand, Industry Structure, Energy costs and prices, Market Prospects, Regional Overview; 3. Corporate Strategies and Competition: Competitive Environment, Corporate Strategies and Competition, Structure of Competition, Corporate Strategies; 4. Case Studies; 5. Company Profiles: Toshiba, KEPCO, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Areva, GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Cameco, Urenco, Engie, EDF, Rosatom, China National Nuclear Power, KazAtomProm, China General Nuclear Power Corporation; 6. Statistical Appendix; 7. Sources; 8. Annexes

  15. Seismic safety review mission Almaty WWR 10 MW research reactor Almaty, Kazakhstan. Final report

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    Gurpinar, A.; Slemmons, D.B.; David, M.; Masopust, R.

    1995-06-01

    On the request of the government of Kazakhstan and within the scope of the TC project KAZ/0/004, a seismic safety review mission was conducted in Almaty, 8-19 May 1995 for the WWR 10 Mw research reactor. This review followed the fact finding mission which visited Almaty in November 1993 together with an INSARR mission. At that time some information regarding the seismotectonic setting of the site as well as the seismic capacity of the facility was obtained. This document presents the results of further work carried out on both the issues. It discusses technical session findings on geology, seismology, structures and equipments. In the end conclusions and recommendations of the mission are given. 4 refs, figs, tabs, 18 photos

  16. Final report on RMO Vickers key comparison COOMET M.H-K1

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    Aslanyan, E.; Menelao, F.; Herrmann, K.; Aslanyan, A.; Pivovarov, V.; Galat, E.; Dovzhenko, Y.; Zhamanbalin, M.

    2013-01-01

    This report describes a COOMET key comparison on Vickers hardness scales involving five National Metrology Institutes: PTB (Germany), BelGIM (Belarus), NSC IM (Ukraine), KazInMetr (Kazakhstan) and VNIIFTRI (Russia). The pilot laboratory was VNIIFTRI, and PTB acted as the linking institute to key comparisons CCM.H-K1.b and CCM.H-K1.c conducted for the Vickers hardness scales HV1 and HV30, respectively. The comparison was also conducted for the HV5 Vickers hardness scale, since this scale is most frequently used in practice in Russia and CIS countries that work according to GOST standards. In the key comparison, two sets of hardness reference blocks for the Vickers hardness scales HV1, HV5 and HV30 consisting each of three hardness reference blocks with hardness levels of 450 HV and 750 HV were used. The measurement results and uncertainty assessments for HV1 and HV30 hardness scales, as announced by BelGIM, NSC IM, KazInMetr and VNIIFTRI, are in good agreement with the key comparison reference values of CCM.H-K1.b and CCM.H-K1.c. The comparison results for the HV5 hardness scale are viewed as additional information, since up to today no CCM key comparisons on this scale have yet been carried out. Main text. To reach the main text of this paper, click on Final Report. Note that this text is that which appears in Appendix B of the BIPM key comparison database kcdb.bipm.org/. The final report has been peer-reviewed and approved for publication by the CCM, according to the provisions of the CIPM Mutual Recognition Arrangement (CIPM MRA).

  17. The High School student’s journey:

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    Gholamian, Jamshid

    The aim of this paper is to examine the construction of self and other in counseling conversations between students with an ethnic minority background and counselors in 3 high schools in Copenhagen, Denmark. The analysis is based on Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin’s literary theory of Chronot......The aim of this paper is to examine the construction of self and other in counseling conversations between students with an ethnic minority background and counselors in 3 high schools in Copenhagen, Denmark. The analysis is based on Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin’s literary theory...... of Chronotope. I see the concept as useful in connection with students' self-constructions (autobiographies). The analysis shows how time and space plays into the counseling conversations, and how other contexts and dialogues play a stronger role in the students design of themselves; that is, how a fusion...

  18. Dostoiévski e Bakhtin: a filosofia da composição e a composição da filosofia / Dostoevsky and Bakhtin: the philosophy of composition and the composition of philosophy

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    João Vianney Cavalcanti Nuto

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO: Este trabalho procura demonstrar as afinidades existentes entre a obra de Dostoiévski e a filosofia de Mikhail Bakhtin. Por meio de uma análise comparativa, conclui-se que a polifonia, característica fundamental do romance de Dostoiévski segundo Bakhtin,realiza-se como uma síntese artística de conceitos filosóficos como singularidade, responsabilidade, inacabamento e dialogismo. ABSTRACT:This paper seeks to demonstrate the affinities existing between Dostoevsky’s literary achievement and Mikhail Bakhtin’s philosophical one. Through a comparative analysis it concludes that the polyphony, the fundamental characteristics Dostoevsky’s novels according to Bakhtin is as an artistic synthesis of philosophical concepts such asuniqueness, responsibility, incompleteness and dialogism.

  19. Dois problemas decisivos sobre Para uma filosofia do ato: o mundo cindido e os atributos do Ser e do ato ético

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    Edson Soares Martins

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Para uma filosofia do ato, ensaio fragmentado e inacabado de Mikhail Bakhtin, é um dos textos da década de 1920 que melhor permitem entrever o sutil e complexo diálogo que o filósofo russo estabelece com o campo filosófico de seu tempo, através, sobretudo, de uma empolgante virada interpretativa do legado kantiano. O presente estudo objetiva discutir como o conceito de divisão entre o mundo da vida e o mundo da cultura e os problemas dos atributos do Ser e da transitividade e eventicidade aberta do ato responsável são instrumentalizados de modo a permitir essa virada filosófica, configurando o que representa a primeira grande contribuição de Mikhail Bakhtin ao pensamento ocidental.

  20. Can NATO Survive Perestroika?

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    phrase from Nietzsche ." 2Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika, Harper & Row, New York, 1987, p. 34. massive initiative: a "development of democracy and...Soviets 15Gorbachev, p. 24-26. Additionally on this point, Judy Shelton, in her article "Confronting the Soviet Financial Offensive" The Wall Street...ineffective political system and its leadership. Article 12 of the Communist Constitution protected leaders from both responsibility and accountability

  1. Aspectos do pensamento estético de Bakhtin e seus pares = Aspects of the esthetic thought of Bakhtin and his peers

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    Faraco, Carlos Alberto

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Neste texto, há uma discussão dos fundamentos da filosofia estética de Mikhail Bakhtin e de seu pares do chamado Círculo de Bakhtin. Argumenta-se que o conceito de “excedente de visão” é o elo que une as ideias estéticas e éticas de Bakhtin

  2. Palavras, sons e imagens em cartaz: aspectos de intermidialidade no romance Benjamin, de Chico Buarque, e na adaptação cinematográfica de Monique Gardenberg

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    Leila Cristina Barros

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    presentes e relacionadas intimamente entre si, dentro do filme. A combinação e a fusão dessas relações intertextuais e intermidiáticos, no romance e na adaptação, remetem-nos ao conceito de transtextualidade – desenvolvido por Gérard Genette a partir dos termos “dialogismo”, de Mikhail Bakhtin, e “intertextualidade”, de Julia Kristeva, e apropriado pelo crítico de cinema Robert Stam.

  3. Digital dialog i et tværorganisatorisk samarbejde

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    Hoffmeyer, Anders; Uhre, Jannie Kristine

    2014-01-01

    This thesis examines from a dialogic communication theory perspective, how to understand and utilize digital mediated communication in the context of an organizational collaborative partnership. The theoretic perspective in the thesis is shaped by Mikhail Bakhtins theory of dialogue in which all communication is dialogical in nature. On the basis of this theoretic foundation we’ve shaped three theoretical categories; asynchronous practice, anonymity and also power and influence. These categor...

  4. Диалог с абсурдом. Заметки о драматургии Михаила Волохова

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    Mięsowska, Lidia

    2014-01-01

    The article presents an attempt to describe the oeuvre of the Russian and French playwright and theatre theoretician Mikhail Volokhov in the context of his relation to the Russian theatre of the absurd of the 1920s as well as to the 1950s western model of theatre of the absurd, represented by Samuel Beckett and Eugène Ionesco. The author also discusses Volokhov’s dramatic works in reference to the philosophy of existentialism.

  5. Text of the joint USSR-USA statement following the summit meeting in Moscow, 29 May - 2 June 1988

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    1988-06-01

    The document reproduces the text of the joint USSR-USA statement following the summit meeting between the President of the United States, Ronald W. Reagan and the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Mikhail S. Gorbachev, held in Moscow between May 29 - June 2, 1988. It refers to the arms control (including nuclear weapons), human rights and humanitarian concerns, regional issues, bilateral affairs and further meetings

  6. Founder of a scientific school on plasma

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    Anon

    2003-01-01

    The academician Mikhail Aleksandrovitch Leontovitch is a physicist-theorist of a wide profile (physical optics, oscillation theory, acoustics, statistical physics, thermodynamics), who became the founder of the largest scientific schools on the radiophysics and plasma physics. Namely due to his effective leadership in developing the theory our theoretical studies on the controlled thermonuclear synthesis reached high level and facilitated the success of the experiment [ru

  7. Engineering of ultra-small diagnostic nanoprobes through oriented conjugation of single-domain antibodies and quantum dots

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    2015-01-01

    Authors: Alyona Sukhanova, Klervi Even-Desrumeaux, Patrick Chames, Daniel Baty, Mikhail Artemyev, Vladimir Oleinikov & Igor Nabiev ### Abstract Nanoparticle-based biodetection commonly employs monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for targeting. Although several types of conjugates have been used for biomarker labeling, the large size of mAbs limits the number of ligands per nanoparticle, impedes their intratumoral distribution, and limits intracellular penetration. Furthermore, the condition...

  8. Members of the ALICE collaboration greet the arrival of the experiment's first 500 lead tungstate crystals

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    2002-01-01

    L. to r: Vladislav Manko (Kurchatov Institute, Moscow, PHOS project leader), Arne Klovning (University of Bergen, PHOS technical coordinator), Vyacheslav Demanov (VNIIEF, Sarov), Bjorn Pommeresche (University of Bergen), Hans de Groot (CERN, ALICE resource coordinator), Dimitri Alexandrov (Kurchatov Institute, Moscow), Mikhail Ippolitov (Kurchatov Institute, Moscow), Yuri Vinogradov (VNIIEF, Sarov), Chris Fabjan (CERN, ALICE technical coordinator), Yuri Sibiriak (Kurchatov Institute, Moscow), Sergei Sadovsky (IHEP, Protvino), Jurgen Schukraft (CERN, ALICE spokesperson).

  9. BAKHTIN: THE DANGERS OF DIALOGUE

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    KHOREV A.V.

    2016-01-01

    This article focuses on the relation to the Other - the underlying aspect of dialogism - in the works of Mikhail Bakhtin. His approach to heterology (science or knowledge of the Other) is fundamental to analysis of such themes of his oeuvre as carnival (laughter), history, and economy of human existence. On a certain stage it appears, that two configurations may be distinguished in Bakhtin's conception of the Other. First, the Other dominated and apprropriated by the subject, or Author, or Se...

  10. Energy Balance, Climate, and Life \\-- Work of M. Budyko

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    Cahalan, R. F.

    2003-12-01

    This talk will review the work of Mikhail I. Budyko, author of "Climate and Life" and many other works, who died recently at the age of 81 in St. Petersburg, Russia. He directed the Division for Climate Change Research at the State Hydrological Institute. We will explore Budyko's work in clarifying the role of energy balance in determining planetary climate, and the role of climate in regulating Earth's biosphere.

  11. Energy Balance, Climate, and Life - Work of M. Budyko

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    Cahalan, Robert F.

    2004-01-01

    This talk will review the work of Mikhail I. Budyko, author of "Climate and Life" and many other works, who died recently at age 81, in St Petersburg, Russia. He directed the Division for Climate Change Research at the State Hydrological Institute. We will explore Budyko's work in clarifying the role of energy balance in determining planetary climate, and the role of climate in regulating Earth s biosphere.

  12. Dialogismo, decodificação e marketin digital interativo em torno das práticas corporais no festival on-line de vídeos olympikus.mov - doi: 10.5007/2175-8042.2010n34p136

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    Godoi, Marcos Roberto; Secretaria Estadual do CBCE-MT

    2010-01-01

    The aim was to understand the meanings associated bodily practices in the videos of the festival OLYMPIKUS.MOV, and also analyze the reception/interaction Internet users on these videos. The methodology consisted the description of the videos, the selection of comments and further analysis based on the notion of dialogic language of Mikhail Bakhtin and the types of decoding Stuart Hall. We concluded that there was a large range of bodily practices and meanings related to them in the videos. R...

  13. U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services Panel on Roles and Missions: Initial Perspectives

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    2008-01-01

    opinions led Alexander Yakovlev, a principal architect of Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika, to bemoan his compatriots’ pen- chant for authoritarian rule...isn’t a communist country anymore. It’s got a different sys- tem: meritocratic paternalism . You joke: Imagine the Ivy League tak- ing over the shell of...long as the reforms never chal- lenge the political order). Most of all, you believe, edu- cated paternalism has delivered the goods. China is

  14. Ab initio thermodynamics for the growth of ultra-thin Cu film on a perfect Mg O(001) surface

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    Zhukovskii, Yuri F. [Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, Kengaraga str. 8, Riga LV-1063 (Latvia)]. E-mail: quantzh@latnet.lv; Fuks, David [Materials Engineering Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer-Sheva IL-84105 (Israel); Kotomin, Eugene A. [Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, Kengaraga str. 8, Riga LV-1063 (Latvia); Dorfman, Simon [Department of Physics, Israel Institute of Technology-Technion, Haifa IL-32000 (Israel)

    2005-12-15

    Controlled growth of thin metallic films on oxide substrates is important for numerous micro-and nano electronic applications. Our ab initio study is devoted to the periodic slab simulations for a series of ordered 2a Cu superlattices on the regular Mg O(001) substrate. Submonolayer and monolayer substrate Cu coverages were calculated using the Daft-Gaga method, as implemented into the Crystal-98 code. The results of ab initio calculations have been combined with thermodynamic theory which allows US to predict the growth mode of ultra-thin metal films (spinodal decomposition vs. nucleation-and-growth regime) as a function of the metal coverage and the temperature, and to estimate the metal density in clusters. We show that 3a cluster formation becomes predominant already at low Cu coverages, in agreement with the experiment.

  15. 3D Reconstruction of the Glycocalyx Structure in Mammalian Capillaries using Electron Tomography

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    Arkill, Kp; Neal, Cr; Mantell, Jm

    2012-01-01

    of the proteoglycan components of the glycocalyx layer (fundamental spacing about 20 nm), but require a large sample number. Attempts to visualise the glycocalyx face-on (i.e. in a direction perpendicular to the endothelial cell layer in the lumen and directly applicable for permeability modelling) has had limited...... success (e.g. freeze fracture). A new approach is therefore needed. Here we demonstrate the effectiveness of using the relatively novel electron microscopy technique of 3D electron tomography ontwo differently stained preparations to reveal details of the architecture of the glycocalyx just above...... the endothelial cell layer. One preparation uses the novel staining technique using Lanthanum Dysprosium Glycosamino Glycan adhesion (the LaDy GAGa method). © 2012 John Wiley & Sons Ltd....

  16. Ab initio thermodynamics for the growth of ultra-thin Cu film on a perfect Mg O(001) surface

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    Zhukovskii, Yuri F.; Fuks, David; Kotomin, Eugene A.; Dorfman, Simon

    2005-01-01

    Controlled growth of thin metallic films on oxide substrates is important for numerous micro-and nano electronic applications. Our ab initio study is devoted to the periodic slab simulations for a series of ordered 2a Cu superlattices on the regular Mg O(001) substrate. Submonolayer and monolayer substrate Cu coverages were calculated using the Daft-Gaga method, as implemented into the Crystal-98 code. The results of ab initio calculations have been combined with thermodynamic theory which allows US to predict the growth mode of ultra-thin metal films (spinodal decomposition vs. nucleation-and-growth regime) as a function of the metal coverage and the temperature, and to estimate the metal density in clusters. We show that 3a cluster formation becomes predominant already at low Cu coverages, in agreement with the experiment

  17. Attainment of 40.5 pm spatial resolution using 300 kV scanning transmission electron microscope equipped with fifth-order aberration corrector.

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    Morishita, Shigeyuki; Ishikawa, Ryo; Kohno, Yuji; Sawada, Hidetaka; Shibata, Naoya; Ikuhara, Yuichi

    2018-02-01

    The achievement of a fine electron probe for high-resolution imaging in scanning transmission electron microscopy requires technological developments, especially in electron optics. For this purpose, we developed a microscope with a fifth-order aberration corrector that operates at 300 kV. The contrast flat region in an experimental Ronchigram, which indicates the aberration-free angle, was expanded to 70 mrad. By using a probe with convergence angle of 40 mrad in the scanning transmission electron microscope at 300 kV, we attained the spatial resolution of 40.5 pm, which is the projected interatomic distance between Ga-Ga atomic columns of GaN observed along [212] direction.

  18. Structural and binding studies of a C-type galactose-binding lectin from Bothrops jararacussu snake venom.

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    Sartim, Marco A; Pinheiro, Matheus P; de Pádua, Ricardo A P; Sampaio, Suely V; Nonato, M Cristina

    2017-02-01

    BJcuL is a snake venom galactoside-binding lectin (SVgalL) isolated from Bothrops jararacussu and is involved in a wide variety of biological activities including triggering of pro-inflammatory response, disruption of microbial biofilm structure and induction of apoptosis. In the present work, we determined the crystallographic structure of BJcuL, the first holo structure of a SVgalL, and introduced the fluorescence-based thermal stability assay (Thermofluor) as a tool for screening and characterization of the binding mechanism of SVgalL ligands. BJcuL structure revealed the existence of a porous and flexible decameric arrangement composed of disulfide-linked dimers related by a five-fold symmetry. Each monomer contains the canonical carbohydrate recognition domain, a calcium ion required for BJcuL lectinic activity and a sodium ion required for protein stabilization. BJcuL thermostability was found to be induced by calcium ion and galactoside sugars which exhibit hyperbolic saturation profiles dependent on ligand concentration. Serendipitously, the gentamicin group of aminoglycoside antibiotics (gAGAs) was also identified as BJcuL ligands. On contrast, gAGAs exhibited a sigmoidal saturation profile compatible with a cooperative mechanism of binding. Thermofluor, hemagglutination inhibition assay and molecular docking strategies were used to identify a distinct binding site in BJcuL localized at the dimeric interface near the fully conserved intermolecular Cys86-Cys86 disulfide bond. The hybrid approach used in the present work provided novel insights into structural behavior and functional diversification of SVgaLs. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  19. Substrate temperature optimization for Cu(In, Ga)Se{sub 2} solar cells on flexible stainless steels

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    Liang, X.; Zhu, H.; Chen, J., E-mail: chenjingwei@126.com; Zhou, D.; Zhang, C.; Guo, Y.; Niu, X.; Li, Z.; Mai, Y., E-mail: yaohuamai@hbu.edu.cn

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    Graphical abstract: - Highlights: • CIGS thin films are deposited on flexible SS substrates at different substrate temperatures. • CIGS thin films deposited at different T{sub S2} show different Ga/(Ga + In) ratio profiles. • All CIGS thin films show (112) and (220/204) preferred orientations with a shift to higher angles. • Conversion efficiency of 11.3% is obtained for CIGS solar cells deposited at 500 °C. - Abstract: Cu(In, Ga)Se{sub 2} (CIGS) thin films are deposited on flexible stainless steel (SS) substrates using the so called 3-stage co-evaporation process at different substrate temperatures ranging from 440 °C to 640 °C during the 2nd stage and the 3rd stage (T{sub S2}). The effects of T{sub S2} on the properties of CIGS thin films are systematically investigated. It is found by secondary ion mass spectrometry measurement that CIGS thin films deposited at different T{sub S2} show different Ga/(Ga + In) ratio (GGI) profiles along the growth direction. High T{sub S2} facilitates the grain growth and leads to larger grain size. However, high T{sub S2} worsens the spectral response of CIGS solar cells in the long wavelength range, which is partly attributed to the too much iron atom diffusion from the SS substrates into the CIGS thin films. All CIGS thin films show (112) preferred orientations with a shift to higher angle due to variation of compositions. A shoulder-like two-peak structure of (112) and (220/204) peaks appears for CIGS thin films deposited at lower T{sub S2}. Conversion efficiency of 11.3% is obtained for CIGS thin film solar cells deposited at the T{sub S2} of 500 °C.

  20. Differential transcriptional regulation of banana sucrose phosphate synthase gene in response to ethylene, auxin, wounding, low temperature and different photoperiods during fruit ripening and functional analysis of banana SPS gene promoter.

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    Roy Choudhury, Swarup; Roy, Sujit; Das, Ranjan; Sengupta, Dibyendu N

    2008-12-01

    Sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) (EC 2.3.1.14) is the key regulatory component in sucrose formation in banana (Musa acuminata subgroup Cavendish, cv Giant governor) fruit during ripening. This report illustrates differential transcriptional responses of banana SPS gene following ethylene, auxin, wounding, low temperature and different photoperiods during ripening in banana fruit. Whereas ethylene strongly stimulated SPS transcript accumulation, auxin and cold treatment only marginally increased the abundance of SPS mRNA level, while wounding negatively regulated SPS gene expression. Conversely, SPS transcript level was distinctly increased by constant exposure to white light. Protein level, enzymatic activity of SPS and sucrose synthesis were substantially increased by ethylene and increased exposure to white light conditions as compared to other treatments. To further study the transcriptional regulation of SPS in banana fruit, the promoter region of SPS gene was cloned and some cis-acting regulatory elements such as a reverse GCC-box ERE, two ARE motifs (TGTCTC), one LTRE (CCGAA), a GAGA-box (GAGA...) and a GATA-box LRE (GATAAG) were identified along with the TATA and CAAT-box. DNA-protein interaction studies using these cis-elements indicated a highly specific cis-trans interaction in the banana nuclear extract. Furthermore, we specifically studied the light responsive characteristics of GATA-box containing synthetic as well as native banana SPS promoter. Transient expression assays using banana SPS promoter have also indicated the functional importance of the SPS promoter in regulating gene expression. Together, these results provide insights into the transcriptional regulation of banana SPS gene in response to phytohormones and other environmental factors during fruit ripening.

  1. BERPIKIR KREATIF SUATU PENDEKATAN MENUJU BERPIKIR ARSITEKTURAL

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    Istiawati Kiswandono

    2000-01-01

    Full Text Available This article discusses about "creative thinking" which always has connection with new ideas and finding.It is generally known that the first idea often comes in flash like a lightning, with a reference to experience. A method of thinking in a more specific scope, in this case "thinking architecturally" also occurs in a similar way. In a study on "creativity" which has relation to design, there are three main subject:the product,the process and the person. By analysing the potensialities of human brain in separating relevant messages from unrelevant ones,and by dividing them into two ways of thinking.And with a study on the application of "a model of mixed thinking",the writer hopes that 'a formula" might be set up as a rough guidance towards thinking architecturally. Abstract in Bahasa Indonesia : Tulisan ini bermaksud membahas berpikir kreatif yang selalu terkait dengan gagas dan penemuan-penemuan baru. Secara umum diketahui bahwa memperoleh gagas pertama terjadi melalui kilatan yang begitu cepat dengan pengalaman sebagai acuannya. Cara berpikir dalam lingkup yang lebih spesifik 'cara berpikir arsitektural' tidak jauh berbeda. Dalam studi mengenai kreativitas yang berkaitan erat dengan kegiatan mendesain, sebenarnya ada tiga hal yang perlu mendapatkan perhatian: produk, proses dan individu manusianya. Mencermati potensi otak yang berfungsi sebagai pemisah bagi pesan-pesan yang relevan dan yang tidak relevan kemudian membaginya ke dalam dua cara berpikir, dicoba dicari keterkaitannya dengan operasionalisasi berpikir kreatif. Setelah mengamati pula suatu terapan 'model berpikir gabungan', maka akan memungkinkan diwujudkan 'formulasi' sebagai arahan kasar bagi berpikir arsitektural. Kata kunci: ideologi, jenis pendekatan, jenis masalah

  2. GÜNEY MARMARA BÖLGESİNDEKİ BÜYÜK VADİLERİN OLASI DEŞİLME ZAMANI

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    Nizamettin KAZANCI

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    Full Text Available Güney Marmara Bölgesi’nin (Susurluk drenaj havzası-SDH suları ve tortulları büyük ölçüde önce Manyas ve Ulubat göllerinde toplanır, sonra tek kanaldan Marmara Denizi’ne ulaşır.Mevcut akaçlama sistemi ile buradaki gözlem istasyonları SDH’ndaki aşınma hızını ve dolayısıyla buradaki büyük ölçekli vadilerin kazınma sürelerini araştırma olanağı vermektedir. Bu yönde veri elde etmek için, Ulubat Gölü’nün eski tortulları ve bunların kimyasal kapsamları sondajlar yardımıyla çalışılmıştır. Karotlarla kesilen göl tortulları içindeki bor iyonu alttan üste doğru 4 m seviyesinde aniden artmakta olup bu değişme Emet Vadisi’ndeki borat yataklarının aşınmaya başlamasıyla ortaya çıkmıştır. Aşınma-depolanma ilişkileri dikkate alınarak Emet Vadisi’ndeki deşilme hızı 1,4 cm/yıl, bu değerin tüm araziye uygulanmasıyla vadinin toplam kazılma süresi 75 bin yıl olarak hesaplanmaktadır. Jeolojik süreçlerin tekdüze olmadığı dikkate alınarak, bu yaşın mutlak olmayacağı, ancak mevcut taşınma ve depolanma hızlarına göre vadilerin kazılma süresinin 300 bin yıldan daha da geriye gitmeyeceği söylenebilir. Öyle anlaşılıyor ki, hızlı aşınmanın önemli nedenlerinden birisi Marmara Denizi’nin son Buzul Çağında göl halinde oluşudur. Alçak taban düzeyi, kaynak alan ile birikim yeri arasında belirgin yükseklik farkı yaratmış ve erozyonun hızlanmasına yol açmıştır..

  3. Reassessment of data used in setting exposure limits for hot particles

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    Baum, J.W.; Kaurin, D.G.

    1991-05-01

    A critical review and a reassessment of data reviewed in NCRP Report 106 on effects of ''hot particles'' on the skin of pigs, monkeys, and humans were made. Our analysis of the data of Forbes and Mikhail on effects from activated UC 2 particles, ranging in diameter from 144 μm to 328 μm, led to the formulation of a new model for prediction of both the threshold for acute ulceration and for ulcer diameter. A dose of 27 Gy at a depth of 1.33 mm in tissue in this model will result in an acute ulcer with a diameter determined by the radius over which this dose (at 1.33-mm depth) extends. Application of the model to the Forbes-Mikhail data yielded a ''threshold'' (5% probability) of 6 x 10 9 beta particles from a point source on skin of mixed fission product beta particles, or about 10 10 beta particles from Sr--Y-90, since few of the Sr-90 beta particles reach this depth. The data of Hopewell et al. for their 1 mm Sr-Y-90 exposures were also analyzed with the above model and yielded a predicted threshold of 2 x 10 10 Sr-Y-90 beta particles for a point source on skin. Dosimetry values were employed in this latter analysis that are 3.3 times higher than previously reported for this source. An alternate interpretation of the Forbes and Mikhail data, derived from linear plots of the data, is that the threshold depends strongly on particle size with the smaller particles yielding a much lower threshold and smaller minimum size ulcer. Additional animal exposures are planned to distinguish between the above explanations. 17 refs., 3 figs., 3 tabs

  4. Russo-Japanese Relations and the Future of the U.S.-Japanese Alliance

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    1993-01-01

    return of the southern Kurils is the Russian sense of threat from the U.S. force structure in the area, coupled with the existence of the U.S. military...intransigence by continuing to allude to a de facto For a historical reviw of the evolution of their decislonmaklng system. see Hiarty Gdninn, De jam...Foreign Minister Mikhail Kapits . 4K(ovulenko was head of the Japan section of the Central Committee International Departmenit from 1963, and a deputy chief

  5. Reviews of recent publications

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    Full Text Available Aizenberg, Edna. Parricide on the Pampa? A New Study and Translation of Alberto Gerchunoffs "Los gauchos judíos" by Jan Mennell Emerson, Caryl, ed. Critical Essays on Mikhail Bakhtin by Michael Barry Finney, Gail. Christa Wolf by Stephen Brockmann Hoeg, Jerry. Science, Technology, and Latin American Narrative in the Twentieth Century and Beyond by Paul Fallon Mendez-Ramirez, Hugo. Neruda's Ekphrastic Experience: Mural Art and Canto general by Agustin Boyer Perriam, Chris, Michael Thompson, Susan Frenk, and Vanessa Knights. A New History of Spanish Writing: 1939 to the 1990s by William Sherzer Soto, Francisco. Reinaldo Arenas by Marina Llorente

  6. Festive environmentalism

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    Olwig, Mette Fog; Christiansen, Lene Bull

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    Mikhail Bakhtin’s idea of the carnivalesque is applied here to a case study of eco-voluntourism at the Roskilde Festival, an international culture and music event held in Denmark. In the literature on popular forms of environmentalism a dichotomy between engaging and educating about the political...... ecology of environmental issues through empathy and affect versus fun and entertainment, is often drawn. We argue that the carnivalesque enables festivals to move beyond this dichotomy by implicitly acknowledging a mind-body tension (against a fixed binary), as embedded in Western culture, and by offering...

  7. Stein Manifolds and Holomorphic Mappings

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    Forstneric, Franc

    2011-01-01

    The main theme of this book is the homotopy principle for holomorphic mappings from Stein manifolds to the newly introduced class of Oka manifolds. This book contains the first complete account of Oka-Grauert theory and its modern extensions, initiated by Mikhail Gromov and developed in the last decade by the author and his collaborators. Included is the first systematic presentation of the theory of holomorphic automorphisms of complex Euclidean spaces, a survey on Stein neighborhoods, connections between the geometry of Stein surfaces and Seiberg-Witten theory, and a wide variety of applicat

  8. Spherically symmetric solution and a satisfactory energy-momentum complex

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    Nashed, G.G.L.

    2005-01-01

    Mikhail et al. obtained two spherically symmetric solution in Moeller tetrad theory of gravitation. They calculated their energy content and obtained a strange value for the second solution, in spite that the associated metric of these solutions is the same (the Schwarzschild metric). We use another method given bu Gibbons and Hawking to calculate the energy content of these solutions. We also obtained a strange value of energy for the second solution. Studying the requirements of the satisfactory energy-momentum complex given by Moeller we find that the second solution which behaves as 1/√r does not transform as a four-vector under Lorentz transformation

  9. Polyphony of midnight’s children: dispersion of voices and genres in Midnight’s Children = Polifonia dos filhos de meia-noite: dispersão de vozes e gêneros em Midnight’s Children

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    Uma Viswanathan

    2010-01-01

    This paper explores the aspect of polyphony in Salman Rushdie’s novelMidnight’s Children (1981). The essence of polyphony in a novel, following Mikhail Bakhtin, is the presence or use of different independent voices that are not merged into one dominant voice. The author, the protagonist, the narrator, the various other characters, the reader, the form and the content of the text, and even the voices from the world outside the text, all these participate in the polyphony. We are invited to ex...

  10. DIALOGISM, DECODING AND INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MARKETING CONCERNING THE BODILY PRACTICES IN THE ON-LINE VIDEO OLYMPIKUS.MOV FESTIVAL

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    Marcos Roberto Godoi

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim was to understand the meanings associated bodily practices in the videos of the festival OLYMPIKUS.MOV, and also analyze the reception/interaction Internet users on these videos. The methodology consisted the description of the videos, the selection of comments and further analysis based on the notion of dialogic language of Mikhail Bakhtin and the types of decoding Stuart Hall. We concluded that there was a large range of bodily practices and meanings related to them in the videos. Reception/interaction Internet provides a critical dialogue, congratulation, and suggestive questioning on the videos.

  11. The experiments of composers of the Russian avant-garde epoch in the field of arts synthesis

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    Zaytseva Marina

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    Full Text Available The article scientifically substantiates the features of avant-garde art that is aimed at finding synesthesian community of art languages and aesthetic transformation of reality. It identifies the main features of the Russian avant-garde composers Mikhail Matyushin’s and Alexander Mosolov’s experimental creativity. It is proved that the dominant feature of their work is the creation of a new model of art that brings together all types of human exposure and returns the fullness of perception and cognition.

  12. Praia da Estação: carnavalização e performatividade

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    Thalita Motta Melo; Maurilio Andrade Rocha

    2014-01-01

    Este trabalho investiga as fronteiras e encruzilhadas entre Arte/Vida/Política a partir das vivências performáticas da Praia da Estação, em Belo Horizonte, seus desdobramentos e atravessamentos, assim como nas esferas globais e locais, sempre em trânsito, ora indiscerníveis. Como eixos fundamentais, foram permeadas as noções de Carnavalização, apoiada na teoria de Mikhail Bakhtin, e de Performatividade, com base nos estudos de Érika Fischer-Lichte, investigando, em ambas as noções, o corpo-em...

  13. Dialog i kommunen

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    Andersen, Gitte; Sidenius, Annemette; Bønnelykke, Rebeka

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    is to investigate if and how the dialogue is utilized, articulated and practiced in a public organisation. From the research question: How is the discourse about dialogue, participation and empowerment articulated in the context of the “Dialogforum” in the school of X-købing? We examine the practice in a specific...... are mainly Phillips and her presentations of Mikhail Bakhtin, Martin Buber and Michel Foucault (Phillips 2011b), since it provides adequate concepts to be able to analyse available discourses within the concept of “Dialogforum”. Our findings reveal the following themes of participation and empowerment...

  14. THE ROMANIAN REVOLUTION OF DECEMBER 1989

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    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available 1989 was a revolutionary year in European history. Then, the socialist-totalitarian regimes (communist in central and eastern continent collapsed, one by one. First in Poland, then in Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania. The demolition of the Berlin Wall in November 9th 1989 marked the beginning of the reunification of Europe. If the other countries in the Romanian revolution was a peaceful way, in Romania, the Ceauşescu regime removal was achieved by violence, with over 1 000 people killed. Meanwhile, the Romanian revolution proceeded radica lly, without passing through a phase of glasnosti and perestroika (reforms initiated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

  15. THE GREAT RUSSIAN SCIENTIST M.V. LOMONOSOV

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    2011-01-01

    This article presents reflections on the contribution of the great Russian scientist, one of the most prominent world science stars Mikhail Lomonosov (8/19.11.1711–4/15.04.1765) in connection with the 300th anniversary of his birth celebrated in 2011. Particular attention is paid to his role as an advocate for the development of domestic education and science, and his views on medicine. In the same year we are celebrating the 250 years anniversary since M. Lomonosov’s writing the letter to I....

  16. Part Twelve. The Voyages of John Matthias

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    2013-01-01

    In August 1974, when the Watergate scandal was moving into its last phase, the American poet John Matthias returned to his home, in South Bend, Indiana, after a year’s stay in England, traveling on the Polish ocean-liner Stefan Bathory. In June of 1976 he set out to sea again, this time on a Russian ship, the Mikhail Lermontov, in order to spend another year in England, as a Visiting Fellow in Poetry in Clare Hall, Cambridge. The voyages took approximately nine days each, and on both ships he...

  17. O teorii transkulturowej i jej implikacjach dla badań humanistycznych

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    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The article attempts to grasp the essence of transcultural theory, locate its roots and situate it within the framework of previous cultural research. This enables the influence of this theory on the projected future significance of humanistic research. The author makes use of the theoretical approaches of Arianna Dagnino and Mikhail Epstein. Although looking at this theory fromdifferent angles, in both cases the transcultural perspective translates into a unique perception of humanities (“transcultural” or “transformative” humanities, as a field of key importance for the future of science.

  18. The Anglo-Ukrainian project “Early urbanism in prehistoric Europe?” sends its travelling exhibition to Chişinău / Proiectul anglo-ucrainean „Urbanismul timpuriu în Europa preistorică?” aduce expoziţia itinerantă la Chişinău

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    John Chapman

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    Full Text Available The AHRC-funded Anglo-Ukrainian Project ”Early urbanism in prehistoric Europe?: the case of the Tripillia mega-sites“ (2012-2016 is a joint project organized between Durham University (Professor John Chapman and The Kiev Institute of Archaeology (Dr. Mikhail Yu. Videiko. The international travelling exhibition which has now arrived in Chisinau has already been on display in Ukraine (Kirovograd Historical Museum and Bulgaria (Varna rchaeological Museum and will then travel to Hungary (Eötvös Lórand University, Budapest and Germany (Kiel University before reaching home in England (Durham University in April 2016.

  19. Tradução de literatura infanto-juvenil para língua de sinais: dialogia e polifonia em questão

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi a criação de critérios para procedimentos de tradução de literatura infanto-juvenil do Português para a Libras. Para isso, neste artigo, recorremos aos conceitos de dialogia e polifonia de Mikhail Bakhtin. Mediante uma pesquisa de natureza analítico-descritiva, foi possível verificar que o intérprete não traduz apenas o texto, mas é intensamente motivado pelas ilustrações do livro, pelo gênero discursivo e pelo público-alvo potencial do material.

  20. Plans to Develop a Gas Field in the Kansu on the Border of the Usturt State Nature Reserve is a Real Threat for the Ecosystem of the Reserve and Largest Population of the Saker Falcon in Kazakhstan

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    Mark V. Pestov

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    Full Text Available Plans of JSC “KazMunayGaz” National Company” on developing the Kansu gas field, which is situated right next to current southern borders of Usturt natural reserve on Kenderli-Kayasan conservation zone (Mangystau Province of the Republic of Kazakhstan are a direct danger for the largest population of the Saker Falcon Falco cherrug korelovi in Kazakhstan and for Kenderli-Kayasan conservation zone’s ecosystem as a whole. On the contrary, the realization of plans to expand the Usturt State Reserve within the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan/GEF/UNDP project “Rising of stability of systems in conservation territories in desert ecosystems through promoting life sustaining sources compatible with biodiversity in and around conservation areas” and international expert group’s initiative of Mangystau Protected Area System to be nominated for UNESCO World Heritage status could create favorable environment for Usturt population of the Saker Falcon. It’s evident that all possible outcomes should be taken into account in the long-term planning of future development of Mangystau region, and options of development with less negative effect on environment should be chosen. In their letter to President of Kazakhstan the experts described their opinion on the necessity of imposing a moratorium on exploration and development of the Kansu gas field and concentrating on alternative fields.

  1. A study on the development of an infographic reader questionnaire and reader opinions

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    Yıldırım Serkan

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    Full Text Available Educational materials are commonly used to assist with communication during learning. One of the ways to determine the use of educational materials and their contribution to the learning process is to ask students for their opinions. Student opinions provide useful information regarding various objectives such as making both the learning process and resources more effective, bringing about the necessary improvements and organising the teaching process. In this study, we developed a questionnaire for determining the opinions of information graphics (infographics readers on information graphics prepared for teaching purposes. This study was conducted in the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year with the participation of 59 students from the Department of Computer and Instructional Technologies Education of the Kazım Karabekir Faculty of Education. The students were provided with a questionnaire consisting of 29 items that inquired their opinions on infographics. The collected data were assessed using Principal Component Analysis. Based on the analysis results, a second questionnaire consisting of 23 items and six factors (Learnability, Selection Preferences, Sharing, Basic Presentation Structure, Memorability, and Role in the Learning Process was developed. According to the study results, the students considered infographics as highly instructive, and described that they help ensure a more lasting learning experience.

  2. BAKARA/184. AYETİN MEÂLİ ÜZERİNDEN HÜSEYİN KAZIM KADRİ’NİN NÛRU’L‐BEYÂN’INA BİR BAKIŞ

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    Full Text Available Cumhuriyetin ilk yıllarında başkanlığınıHüseyin Kazım Kadri’nin (ö. 1934 yaptığıbir heyet tarafından kaleme alınan Nûru’l BeyânadlıKur’an tercümesinde, Bakara Suresi’nin 184. ayetine verilen anlam, o dönemde ciddi tartışmalara konu olmuş, hatta tartışmaya dönemin Diyanet İşleri  Başkanıda katılmıştır. İşte bu yazısöz konusu tartışmalarımerkeze alarak Bakara 2/184 ayetinin mana ve medlulünü tespite çalışmayıhedeflemektedir. Bu yüzden makalede evvelemirde söz konusu ayetin tercümesi etrafında gündeme gelen tartışmalarızikredeceğiz, akabinde de İslam tefsir geleneğinde bu ayet çerçevesinde serdedilen mana takdirlerini ve yorumlarınıkaydetmeye çalışacağız, buradan hareketle de ayetin mana ve medlulünü tespite çalışacağız.

  3. The Kashagan Field: A Test Case for Kazakhstan's Governance of Its Oil and Gas Sector

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    Campaner, N.; Yenikeyeff, S.

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    This study focuses on the factors behind Kazakhstan's decision to renegotiate the terms of the existing Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs) with International Oil Companies (IOCs), in the context of the development of the huge Kashagan oil field. The development of Kashagan, one of the largest and most recently discovered oil fields in Kazakhstan, is crucial for Kazakhstan's ambitions of becoming a global oil producer. Kazakhstan, which has the largest oil reserves in the Caspian Sea region, is the second largest regional producer after Russia in the former Soviet Union. The country's potential for oil exports is also strategically significant as a future source of non- OPEC supplies. Amongst the CIS states, Kazakhstan is considered one of the most open countries for foreign investments. International projects in the form of Joint Ventures, Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs) or exploration/field concessions have brought foreign investments into the country's natural resources sector, particularly in the oil and gas industry. However, new developments have recently taken place, which have marked a shift in the Kazakh government's approach towards foreign investment in its energy sector. This study will therefore examine the following issues: - Kazakhstan's plans to abandon the practice of attracting foreign investments in its energy sector through new PSAs. - The recent entry of state-controlled KazMunaiGaz into the consortium operating over the Kashagan field and its impact on IOCs. - The impact of high oil prices on the negotiating power of producer states in the context of Kazakhstan's new stance on PSAs. Specifically, this study will focus on the following key factors, which will seek to further explain the changes in Kazakhstan's attitude toward the Kashagan PSA2: - Operational factors - management of the project, development strategy, cost estimates, levels of production and export markets. - Consortium factors - the relative strength of the investment

  4. Marketingový mix Restaurace Na chalupě

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    2013-01-01

    Bakalářská práce se zaměřuje na rozbor marketingu a především marketingového mixu. Tedy na známé definice marketingu, marketingová prostředí a rozbor marketingového mixu, kde jsou zmapovány všechny jeho části (Produkt, Cena, Distribuce, Propagace, Fyzický důkaz, Lidé, Procesy). Z teoretických poznatků, které byly zjištěny v odborné literatuře, je vypracována praktická část. Zde je rozebrán marketingový mix Restaurace Na chalupě a zároveň tak i porovnání dvou provozovatelů, kteří se zde vystří...

  5. Nuclear medicine. 1 part. Manual

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    2006-01-01

    Current manual is urged to give wide-scale readers a submission on a key principles and methods of nuclear medicine, and it opportunities and restrictions in diagnostics and treatment of different diseases. Nuclear medicine is differing first of all by combination of diverse knowledge fields: special knowledge of a doctor, knowledge of physical processes bases, related with radiation, grounds of radiopharmaceutics, dosimetry. In the base of the book the 5th edition of 'Nuclear medicine' manual in 2 parts of German authors - Schicha, G.; Schober, O. is applied. In the book publishing the stuff of the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan has been worked. Modifications undergo practically all chapters: especially the second one, forth and sixth was enlarged. The 1 part of the book was published due to support of IAEA within the Technical cooperation project 'Implementation of Nuclear Medicine and Biophysics Center' (KAZ/6/007). The manual second part - devoted to applications of nuclear medicine methods for diagnostics and treatment - will be published in 2007

  6. A study on the development of an infographic designer questionnaire and designer opinions

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    Full Text Available Technological developments and changes in how learning is understood have not only changed learning environments, but also how educational materials are developed. Infographics, one of the materials that are becoming increasingly more popular in learning environments, have nowadays become quite commonplace. Demonstrating the understanding of those who design such instructional materials is important with respect to the organisation of learning processes. In this study, we devised a questionnaire that aims to demonstrate the understanding infographic designers have of infographic design. A total of 94 students from the Department of Computer and Instructional Technologies Education of the Kazım Karabekir Faculty of Education took part in this study conducted during the fall semester of the 2013–2014 academic year. The participants were given a questionnaire consisting of 41 items that enquired about the readers’ views regarding infographic design. The collected data were assessed using Principal Component Analysis. Based on the analysis results, a questionnaire form consisting of 27 items and 8 factors (Understanding of Design, Design Process, Copyrights, Introduction, Readability, Sharing, References, Development was developed.

  7. The Kashagan Field: A Test Case for Kazakhstan's Governance of Its Oil and Gas Sector

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    Campaner, N.; Yenikeyeff, S.

    2008-07-01

    This study focuses on the factors behind Kazakhstan's decision to renegotiate the terms of the existing Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs) with International Oil Companies (IOCs), in the context of the development of the huge Kashagan oil field. The development of Kashagan, one of the largest and most recently discovered oil fields in Kazakhstan, is crucial for Kazakhstan's ambitions of becoming a global oil producer. Kazakhstan, which has the largest oil reserves in the Caspian Sea region, is the second largest regional producer after Russia in the former Soviet Union. The country's potential for oil exports is also strategically significant as a future source of non- OPEC supplies. Amongst the CIS states, Kazakhstan is considered one of the most open countries for foreign investments. International projects in the form of Joint Ventures, Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs) or exploration/field concessions have brought foreign investments into the country's natural resources sector, particularly in the oil and gas industry. However, new developments have recently taken place, which have marked a shift in the Kazakh government's approach towards foreign investment in its energy sector. This study will therefore examine the following issues: - Kazakhstan's plans to abandon the practice of attracting foreign investments in its energy sector through new PSAs. - The recent entry of state-controlled KazMunaiGaz into the consortium operating over the Kashagan field and its impact on IOCs. - The impact of high oil prices on the negotiating power of producer states in the context of Kazakhstan's new stance on PSAs. Specifically, this study will focus on the following key factors, which will seek to further explain the changes in Kazakhstan's attitude toward the Kashagan PSA2: - Operational factors - management of the project, development strategy, cost estimates, levels of production and export markets. - Consortium factors - the

  8. Effect of primary air content on formation of nitrogen oxides during combustion of Ehkibastuz coal

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    Kotler, V.R.; Imankulov, Eh.R.

    1986-01-01

    Investigations are discussed carried out in a pilot plant at the Kaz. Power Engineering Scientific Research Institute into the effect of the amount of primary air in coal-dust flame on the final concentration of nitrogen oxides in flue gases. The tests were carried out in a 7500 mm high, 1600 mm dia vertical cylindrical combustion chamber having type P-57 burner, and air dispersed fuel plus additional air supplies located at the top. Amounts of coal dust fed by a drum feeder along the air pipe varied from 100-600 kg/h. The required air was supplied by 5000 m/sup 3//h Type TK-700/5 blowers at 0.04 MPa. Ehkibastuz coal samples contained: 1.3% moisture; 48.1% ash; 38.02% carbon; 2.56% hydrogen; 0.73% sulfur; 0.60% nitrogen; heat of combustion was 14.3 MJ/kg. Results obtained indicate that variations in the amount of primary air in swirl flow burners affect formation of fuel nitrogen; there is an optimum volume at which minimum quantities of nitrogen oxides are formed. Either an increase or decrease in the primary air results in a rise in nitrogen oxide concentration. 3 references.

  9. The analytical center of INP - experience of becoming prospect of development

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    Kadyrzhanov, K.K.; Kozhakhmetov, S.K.

    2004-01-01

    Full text: In 2001 in INP NNC RK the Analytical center has been organized as separate structural division. The primary goal of the Analytical center is all-round use of the scientific and technical potential, which has been saved up in INP NNC RK for the organization and carrying out of researches, actual for, first of all for the domestic companies, scientific institutes and the foreign companies working in Kazakhstan. In the report data on the equipment with which the Analytical center for performance of works is equipped are resulted. For these purposes the grants of the international organizations and funds are involved. For example, about two years it is maintained universal X-ray diffractometer Brucker D8 Advance got with support of U.S. CRDF (the project *KR2-993). Under the project *KAR2-1036-AL-03 the same fund in current of 2005 delivery of the specialized equipment for test of corrosion resistance of materials will be made. The site on preparation of materials in created and equipped with the specialized equipment. In the report results, both fundamental works, and data on the applied works executed with various partners - National Atomic Company 'KazAtomProm', Ulba Metallurgical Plant, 'Tengizchevroil' Oil Company, Pharmacological Company named 'B-clay' are discussed, etc. In the report the basic directions of the further development of works and expansions of geography of cooperation are formulated

  10. Perge'den iki Procurator Yazıtı

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    Onur, Fatih

    2008-01-01

    Perge'den iki Procurator Yazıtı Kısa bir süre önce Aşkım Özdizbay Perge'den iki adet Latince yazıtın kopyasını ve çevirisini, Prof. Dr. Haluk Abbasoğlu için hazırladıkları armağan kitabında yayımlamıştır. Verdiği bilgilere göre, bu yazıtlar 2004 – 2005 yılları Perge kazılarında, bir silmeli kaide üzerine sonradan yerleştirilmiş olarak ele geçmiştir. T. Claudius Plocamus'un onurlandırmalarını içeren metinler üzerine yapılan kısa bir araştırma ve sonuçlarının I.v.Perge (IK 54)�...

  11. THE INFLUENCE OF CREATION OF SELF-REGULATION ENVIRONMENT FOR EDUCATING VISUAL ARTS TEACHER ON ACADEMIC SUCCESS

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    Oguz Dilmac

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    Full Text Available This study aimed at examining the impact of learning environments based on self regulation on teacher candidates academic skill in visual arts education,focuses on the elements found in workshops being analyzed in terms of self-regulation.Aim of the study is to provide a new viewpoint intended making up learning environment developing self-regulation skills in visual arts education.  In the study quasi-experimental design has been used subject to the aim. In the research, in accordance with qualitative research method,following the application process semi-structured interviews have also been conducted with attendants making up experimental group. The research has been carried out in the context of field information in the Department of Fine Art Education of Kazım Karabekir Education Faculty. Working group has been composed of prospective teachers taking these courses in the research. Based on the data at the end of the research, it can be said that the teaching propped up self-regulation used in experimental group is more efficient than the traditional teaching in the control group.

  12. [Genetic characterisation of Powassan virus (POWV) isolated from Haemophysalis longicornis ticks in Primorye and two strains of Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) (Flaviviridae, Flavivirus): Alma-Arasan virus (AAV) isolated from Ixodes persulcatus ticks in Kazakhstan and Malyshevo virus isolated from Aedes vexans nipponii mosquitoes in Khabarovsk kray].

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    L'vov, D K; Al'khovskiĭ, S V; Shchelkanov, M Iu; Deriabin, P G; Gitel'man, A K; Botikov, A G; Aristova, V A

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    The complete genomes of the three tick-borne flaviviruses (genus Flavivirus, fam. Bunyaviridae) were sequenced: Povassan virus (POWV, strain LEIV-3070Prm, isolated from Haemophysalis logicornis in Primorsky Krai, Russia in 1977), Alma-Arasan virus (AAV, strain LEIV-1380Kaz, isolated from Ixodes persulcatus ticks in Kazakhstan in 1977) and Malyshevo virus (isolated from a pool of Aedes vexans nipponii mosquitoes, in the Khabarovsk Krai, Russia in 1978). It is shown that AAV and Malyshevo virus are the strains of Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) and belong to Sibirian and Far-Eastern genotypes, respectively (GenBank ID: AAV KJ744033; strain Malyshevo KJ744034). Phylogenetically AAV is closest related (94,6% nt and 98,3% aa identity) to TBEV strains, isolated in Sibiria (Vasilchenko, Aino, Chita-653, Irkutsk-12). Malyshevo virus is closest related (96,4% nt and 98,3% nt identity) to strains of TBEV, isolated in Far Eastern part of Russia (1230, Spassk-72, Primorye-89). POWV LEIV-3070Prm has 99.7% identity with the prototype strain POWV LB, isolated in Canada and 99.5% of isolates with Far-Eastern strains of POWV (Spassk-9 and Nadezdinsk-1991).

  13. Podnikatelský záměr

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    Cílem práce je uvedení do problematiky založení podniku včetně marketingové strategie a užití těchto informací k analýze zamýšleného založení A-E autoškoly. Práce obsahuje budoucí misi, cíle a strategii podniku a také finanční toky pravděpodobně dosažené během prvního roku podnikání, tj. výkaz zisku a ztrát, rozvahu na začátku a konci prvního roku, hospodářský výsledek a finanční analýzu jednotlivých ukazatelů. The object of this thesis is an introduction to the basic aspects conncted with...

  14. Osmanlı Mühür Sanatı Ve Klasik Türk Şiirinde Mühür The Ottoman Art Of Seals And Seals In The Classical Turkish Poetry

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    2013-03-01

    . Seals also exhibit variations depending on the material they are made of and their artistic value. For example, sultans had four seals, one emerald and the others gold. Seals generally resemble one another in form. However, imperial seals are small and oval, round, square or octagonal whereas seals of senior officials such as viziers are oval or round.Seals also became a subject of interest in the classical Turkish poetry where Ottoman social life was reflected in all of its aspects. Therefore, the seal and the art of seal making is a topic that must not be ignored in poetry, which is a reliable source in studies on the Ottoman Empire. In classical Turkish poetry, issues such as types of seals, their forms, the styles of inscriptions, materials from which seals are made, their areas of use, the manner of their printing, engraver’s engraving his name on the seal or withholding his name, determining the propitious moment for preparation of the seal and starting the job at this propitious moment, forged seals, carrying seals as rings on fingers or on the chest in a purse, which finger to wear the seal on, keeping poison in seals have been dealt with by poets. These topics have been covered in our paper with examples from the classical Turkish poetry. Mühür; sert maddelerin üzerine kazınmış imza yerine geçen yazı, arma veya damgalarla, bunların baskısı anlamına gelir. Tarih boyunca Mezopotamya, Mısır, İran ve Anadolu’da kullanılan mühürler; başta altın olmak üzere gümüş, pirinç, demir, bronz gibi madenler veya zümrüt, ametist, akik, firuze, necef, Yemen taşı, kantaşı, inci gibi kıymetli taşlar üzerine kazılmıştır. Basıldığında düzgün çıkması için mühürlerin üzerindeki yazılar ters kazınır; is veya mürekkebe basılarak kullanılırdı. Mühürlere isim, görev adı, Kuran-ı Kerim ayetleri veya beyitler; ayrıca süslemek için de çiçek ve sarmaşıklar kazınırdı. Bir santimetrekarelik alana 8–10 kelimenin

  15. A Monument as a Text, or The Message of the Brothers Dostoevsky

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    Full Text Available The article considers the circumstances of the creation of a monument to the writer's mother Maria Fyodorovna Dostoevskaya. Mikhail Andreevich, father of the brothers Dostoevsky, asked Mikhail and Fyodor to compose the text for the monument. In March and April of 1837 the brothers worked out the idea and conception of the monument, wrote the text of the first and fourth epigraphs, chose evangelic verses and an epitaph of N.M. Karamzin. This was their first collective act of creative work embodied in stone. The monument is not only a symbol of love and sorrow for their mother’s death but also hope for her salvation and future resurrection. The brothers’ words and those chosen from the Gospel as well as the Karamzin’s ones have one more meaning. These convey a sense of beingness and an Easter idea of individual creative work. It is necessary to renew the tomb of Maria Fyodorovna Dostoevskaya and bring the monument back to Lazarevskoye cemetery in Moscow.

  16. O, 5 mm: a nova edição brasileira de Problemas da poética de Dostoiévski/0.5 mm: The New Brazilian Edition of Problems of Dostoevsky’s Poetics

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    Adriana Pucci Penteado de Faria e Silva

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    Full Text Available RESUMO: Neste artigo, retomo brevemente a história da recepção de Problemas da poética de Dostoiévski, de Mikhail Bakhtin, no Brasil, estabelecendo alguns paralelos com aspectos da recepção da obra na Itália, na França e nos Estados Unidos, para, então, descrever os acréscimos da nova edição brasileira e analisar, considerando a relevância da obra para os estudos da linguagem, algumas modificações efetuadas pelo tradutor Paulo Bezerra na quarta edição da obra, lançada em 2008. ABSTRACT: In this article I briefly review the history of the Brazilian reception of Mikhail Bakhtin’s Problems of Dostoevsky’s Poetics, establishing a few parallels with aspects of this work’s reception in Italy, France, and the United States in order to describe the additions made to the new Brazilian edition and, considering the relevance of this work to Language Studies, analyze some changes proposed by translator Paulo Bezerra in its

  17. The dis-membered body: bodily fragmentation as a metaphor for political renewal O corpo dis-membrado: fragmentação corporal como metáfora para renovação política

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    Rainer Guldin

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available In recent years, the theme of bodily fragmentation has received much attention in academic studies in Europe. The body and its parts have come to be viewed as text, trope, or metaphor, allowing one to think of the social systems. Based on contemporary reflections dealing with the body as text or discourse, including Mikhail Bakhtin, Stefanie Wenner, and Jacques Lacan, the current article revisits Empedocles and Plutarch to discuss particularly the anthropological and philosophical aspects of the concepts that have been constructed concerning the body.Nos últimos anos o tema da fragmentação do corpo tem recebido muita atenção dos estudos acadêmicos na Europa. Passa-se a ver o corpo e suas partes como texto, tropo ou metáfora que permitem pensar os sistemas sociais. A partir das reflexões contemporâneas que tratam o corpo como um texto ou um discurso, passando por Mikhail Bakhtin, Stefanie Wenner e Jacques Lacan, o presente artigo retorna a Empedocles e Plutarco para discutir os aspectos antropológicos e filosóficos, principalmente, das concepções que se vêm construindo sobre o corpo.

  18. Dialogismo e incompreensão em Triste fim de Policarpo Quaresma

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    Full Text Available RESUMO: Ao estudar a evolução do gênero romanesco, Mikhail Bakhtin examina as figuras do farsante e do simplório, não como algo estanque, mas como uma força que permite introduzir e dialogizar uma pluralidade de discursos e linguagens sociais no romance. A partir dessa concepção, empreende-se uma análise da simploriedade e da incompreensão em Triste fim de Policarpo Quaresma, buscando observar as vozes sociais que dialogam no de Lima Barreto. ABSTRACT: By studying the evolution of the novel, Mikhail Bakhtin examines the gures of the cheater and of the simpleton not as something tight, but as a force that allows the introduction and the dialogue of a plurality of discourses and social languages in the novel. Based on this concept, an analysis of simpleness and misunderstanding in Triste m de Policarpo Quaresma is made, seeking to observe the social voices that dialogue in this novel by Lima Barreto.

  19. Synthesis and Biodistribution of Lipophilic Monocationic Gallium Radiopharmaceuticals Derived from N,N′-bis(3-aminopropyl)-N,N′-dimethylethylenediamine: Potential Agents for PET Myocardial Imaging with 68Ga

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    Hsiao, Yui-May; Mathias, Carla J.; Wey, Shiaw-Pyng; Fanwick, Phillip E.; Green, Mark A.

    2009-01-01

    Introduction In locations that lack nearby cyclotron facilities for radionuclide production, generator-based 68Ga-radiopharmaceuticals might have clinical utility for positron emission tomography (PET) studies of myocardial perfusion and other physiologic processes. Methods The lipophilic, monocationic 67Ga-labeled gallium chelates of five novel hexadentate bis(salicylaldimine) ligands, the bis(salicylaldimine), bis(3-methoxysalicylaldimine), bis(4-methoxysalicylaldimine), bis(6-methoxysalicylaldimine), and bis(4,6-dimethoxysalicylaldimine) of N,N′-bis(3-aminopropyl)-N,N′-dimethylethylenediamine (BAPDMEN), were prepared. The structure of the unlabeled [Ga(4-MeOsal)2BAPDMEN]+PF6− salt was determined by X-ray crystallography, and the biodistribution of each of the 67Ga-labeled gallium chelates determined in rats following i.v. administration and compared to the biodistribution of [86Rb]rubidium chloride. Results The [Ga(4-MeOsal)2BAPDMEN]+PF6− complex exhibits the expected pseudo-octahedral N4O22− coordination sphere about the Ga3+ center with a trans-disposition of the phenolate oxygen atoms. All five of the 67Ga-radiopharmaceuticals were found to afford the desired myocardial retention of the radiogallium. The [67/68Ga][Ga(3-MeOsal)2BAPDMEN]1+ radiopharmaceutical appears to have the best properties for myocardial imaging, exhibiting 2% of the injected dose in the heart at both 1-minute and 2-hours post-injection and very high heart/non-target ratios (heart/blood ratios of 7.6 ± 1.0 and 54 ± 10 at 1-min and 120-min, respectively; heart/liver ratios of 1.8 ± 0.4 and 39 ± 3 at 1-min and 120-min, respectively). Conclusions Most of these new agents, particularly [67/68Ga][Ga(3-MeOsal)2BAPDMEN]1+, would appear superior to previously reported bis(salicyaldimines) of N,N′-bis(3-aminopropyl)ethylenediamine as candidates for PET imaging of the heart with 68Ga. PMID:19181267

  20. Synthesis and biodistribution of lipophilic and monocationic gallium radiopharmaceuticals derived from N,N'-bis(3-aminopropyl)-N,N'-dimethylethylenediamine: potential agents for PET myocardial imaging with 68Ga

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    Hsiao, Y.-M.; Mathias, Carla J.; Wey, S.-P.; Fanwick, Phillip E.; Green, Mark A.

    2009-01-01

    Introduction: In locations that lack nearby cyclotron facilities for radionuclide production, generator-based 68 Ga radiopharmaceuticals might have clinical utility for positron emission tomography (PET) studies of myocardial perfusion and other physiological processes. Methods: The lipophilic and monocationic 67 Ga-labeled gallium chelates of five novel hexadentate bis(salicylaldimine) ligands the bis(salicylaldimine), bis(3-methoxysalicylaldimine), bis(4-methoxysalicylaldimine), bis(6-meth,oxysalicylaldimine), and bis(4,6-dimethoxysalicylaldimine) of N,N'-bis(3-aminopropyl)-N,N'-dimethylethylenediamine (BAPDMEN), were prepared. The structure of the unlabeled [Ga(4-MeOsal) 2 BAPDMEN] + PF 6 - salt was determined by X-ray crystallography, and the biodistribution of each of the 67 Ga-labeled gallium chelates was determined in rats following intravenous administration and compared with the biodistribution of [ 86 Rb]rubidium chloride. Results: The [Ga(4-MeOsal) 2 BAPDMEN] + PF 6 - complex exhibited the expected pseudo-octahedral N 4 O 2 2- coordination sphere about the Ga 3+ center with a trans disposition of the phenolate oxygen atoms. All five 67 Ga radiopharmaceuticals were found to afford the desired myocardial retention of the radiogallium. The [ 67/68 Ga][Ga(3-MeOsal) 2 BAPDMEN] 1+ radiopharmaceutical appears to have the best properties for myocardial imaging, exhibiting 2% of the injected dose in the heart 1 min and 2 h postinjection and very high heart/nontarget ratios (heart/blood ratios of 7.6±1.0 and 54±10 at 1 and 120 min, respectively; heart/liver ratios of 1.8±0.4 and 39±3 at 1 and 120 min, respectively). Conclusions: Most of these new agents, particularly [ 67/68 Ga][Ga(3-MeOsal) 2 BAPDMEN] 1+ , would appear superior to previously reported bis(salicylaldimine) ligands of N,N'-bis(3-aminopropyl)ethylenediamine as candidates for PET imaging of the heart with 68 Ga

  1. HIV-1 Gag-specific exosome-targeted T cell-based vaccine stimulates effector CTL responses leading to therapeutic and long-term immunity against Gag/HLA-A2-expressing B16 melanoma in transgenic HLA-A2 mice

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    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1-specific dendritic cell (DC vaccines have been applied to clinical trials that show only induction of some degree of immune responses, warranting the search of other more efficient vaccine strategies. Since HIV-1-specific CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs have been found to recognize some HIV-1 structural protein Gag conserved and cross-strain epitopes, Gag has become one of the most attractive target candidates for HIV-1 vaccine development. In this study, we generated HIV-1 Gag-specific Gag-Texo vaccine by using ConA-stimulated polyclonal CD8+ T-cells with uptake of Gag-expressing adenoviral vector AdVGag-transfected DC (DCGag-released exosomes (EXOs, and assessed its stimulation of Gag-specific CD8+ CTL responses and antitumor immunity. We demonstrate that Gag-Texo and DCGag vaccines comparably stimulate Gag-specific effector CD8+ CTL responses. Gag-Texo-stimulated CTL responses result in protective immunity against Gag-expressing BL6-10Gag melanoma in 8/8 wild-type C57BL/6 mice. In addition, we show that Gag-Texo vaccine also induces CTL responses leading to protective and long-term immunity against Gag/HLA-A2-expressing BL6-10Gag/A2 melanoma in 8/8 and 2/8 transgenic HLA-A2 mice, respectively. The average number of lung tumor colonies in mice with 30-days post-immunization is only 23, which is significantly less than that (>300 in control ConA-T-immunized HLA-A2 mice. Furthermore, Gag-Texo vaccine also induces some degree of therapeutic immunity. The average number (50 and size (0.23 mm in diameter of lung tumor colonies in Gag-Texo-immunized HLA-A2 mice bearing 6-day-established lung BL6-10Gag/A2 melanoma metastasis are significantly less than the average number (>300 and size (1.02 mm in diameter in control ConA-T-immunized HLA-A2 mice. Taken together, HIV-1 Gag-Texo vaccine capable of stimulating Gag-specific CTL responses and therapeutic immunity may be useful as a new immunotherapeutic

  2. Digallane with redox-active diimine ligand: dualism of electron-transfer reactions.

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    Fedushkin, Igor L; Skatova, Alexandra A; Dodonov, Vladimir A; Chudakova, Valentina A; Bazyakina, Natalia L; Piskunov, Alexander V; Demeshko, Serhiy V; Fukin, Georgy K

    2014-05-19

    The reactivity of digallane (dpp-Bian)Ga-Ga(dpp-Bian) (1), which consists of redox-active ligand 1,2-bis[(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)imino]acenaphthene (dpp-Bian), has been studied. The reaction of 1 with I2 proceeds via one-electron oxidation of each of two dpp-Bian ligands to a radical-anionic state and affords complex (dpp-Bian)IGa-GaI(dpp-Bian) (2). Dissolution of complex 2 in pyridine (Py) gives monomeric compound (dpp-Bian)GaI(Py) (3) as a result of a solvent-induced intramolecular electron transfer from the metal-metal bond to the dpp-Bian ligands. Treatment of compound 3 with B(C6F5)3 leads to removal of pyridine and restores compound 2. The reaction of compound 1 with 3,6-di-tert-butyl-ortho-benzoquinone (3,6-Q) proceeds with oxidation of all the redox-active centers in 1 (the Ga-Ga bond and two dpp-Bian dianions) and results in mononuclear catecholate (dpp-Bian)Ga(Cat) (4) (Cat = [3,6-Q](2-)). Treatment of 4 with AgBF4 gives a mixture of [(dpp-Bian)2Ag][BF4] (5) and (dpp-Bian)GaF(Cat) (6), which both consist of neutral dpp-Bian ligands. The reduction of benzylideneacetone (BA) with 1 generates the BA radical-anions, which dimerize, affording (dpp-Bian)Ga-(BA-BA)-Ga(dpp-Bian) (7). In this case the Ga-Ga bond remains unchanged. Within 10 min at 95 °C in solution compound 7 undergoes transformation to paramagnetic complex (dpp-Bian)Ga(BA-BA) (8) and metal-free compound C36H40N2 (9). The latter is a product of intramolecular addition of the C-H bond of one of the iPr groups to the C═N bond in dpp-Bian. Diamagnetic compounds 3, 5, 6, and 9 have been characterized by NMR spectroscopy, and paramagnetic complexes 2, 4, 7, and 8 by ESR spectroscopy. Molecular structures of 2-7 and 9 have been established by single-crystal X-ray analysis.

  3. Functional Requirements for Fab-7 Boundary Activity in the Bithorax Complex

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    Wolle, Daniel; Cleard, Fabienne; Aoki, Tsutomu; Deshpande, Girish; Karch, Francois

    2015-01-01

    Chromatin boundaries are architectural elements that determine the three-dimensional folding of the chromatin fiber and organize the chromosome into independent units of genetic activity. The Fab-7 boundary from the Drosophila bithorax complex (BX-C) is required for the parasegment-specific expression of the Abd-B gene. We have used a replacement strategy to identify sequences that are necessary and sufficient for Fab-7 boundary function in the BX-C. Fab-7 boundary activity is known to depend on factors that are stage specific, and we describe a novel ∼700-kDa complex, the late boundary complex (LBC), that binds to Fab-7 sequences that have insulator functions in late embryos and adults. We show that the LBC is enriched in nuclear extracts from late, but not early, embryos and that it contains three insulator proteins, GAF, Mod(mdg4), and E(y)2. Its DNA binding properties are unusual in that it requires a minimal sequence of >65 bp; however, other than a GAGA motif, the three Fab-7 LBC recognition elements display few sequence similarities. Finally, we show that mutations which abrogate LBC binding in vitro inactivate the Fab-7 boundary in the BX-C. PMID:26303531

  4. Record Club

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    http://cern.ch/Record.Club November  Selections Just in time for the holiday season, we have added a number of new CDs and DVDs into the Club. You will find the full lists at http://cern.ch/record.club; select the "Discs of the Month" button on the left side on the left panel of the web page and then Nov 2011. New films include the all 5 episodes of Fast and Furious, many of the most famous films starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and those of Louis de Funes and some more recent films such as The Lincoln Lawyer and, according to some critics, Woody Allen’s best film for years – Midnight in Paris. For the younger generation there is Cars 2 and Kung Fu Panda 2. New CDs include the latest releases by Adele, Coldplay and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. We have also added the new Duets II CD featuring Tony Bennett singing with some of today’s pop stars including Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse and Willy Nelson. The Club is now open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday ...

  5. Record club

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    New selection   In the last few weeks, we have added some 20 new films to our DVD selection. Two at least have already won awards, namely the latest Pixar animation film UP (La Haut in French) and Tarantino’s Inglorious Bastards. Other films of note include the remake of Pelham 123 and both parts of the biography of Che Guevara. There are a number of films for younger viewers and a few documentaries including a 3D adventure under the sea. We have also added a few music CDs including the latest releases by Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga, the first release of Leona Lewis and a couple of Jazz CDs including a live concert in Cologne by Keith Jarrett. The full list can be consulted at http://cern.ch/crc - select “Discs of the Month” from the menu on the left of the screen and then “Feb 2010”. We remind you that we are open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30 to 13:00 in Restaurant 2 (Bldg 504).

  6. Effect of pressure on the structural properties and electronic band structure of GaSe

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    Schwarz, U.; Olguin, D.; Syassen, K. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Festkoerperforschung, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany); Cantarero, A. [Department of Materials Sciences, University of Valencia, 46000 Burjasot (Spain); Hanfland, M. [European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, BP 220, 38043 Grenoble (France)

    2007-01-15

    The structural properties of GaSe have been investigated up to 38 GPa by monochromatic X-ray diffraction. The onset of the phase transition from the {epsilon}-GaSe to a disordered NaCl-type structural motif is observed near 21 GPa. Using the experimentally determined lattice parameters of the layered {epsilon}-phase as input, constrained ab-initio total energy calculations were performed in order to optimize the internal structural parameters at different pressures. The results obtained for the nearest-neighbor Ga-Se distance agree with those derived from recent EXAFS measurements. In addition, information is obtained on the changes of Ga-Ga and Se-Se bond lengths which were not accessible to a direct experimental determination yet. Based on the optimized structural parameters, we report calculations of band gap changes of {epsilon}-GaSe under pressure. The optical response and electronic band structure of the metallic high-pressure phase of GaSe are discussed briefly. (copyright 2007 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH and Co. KGaA, Weinheim) (orig.)

  7. Atomic-scale structure of irradiated GaN compared to amorphised GaP and GaAs

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    Ridgway, M.C.; Everett, S.E.; Glover, C.J.; Kluth, S.M.; Kluth, P.; Johannessen, B.; Hussain, Z.S.; Llewellyn, D.J.; Foran, G.J.; Azevedo, G. de M.

    2006-01-01

    We have compared the atomic-scale structure of ion irradiated GaN to that of amorphised GaP and GaAs. While continuous and homogenous amorphised layers were easily achieved in GaP and GaAs, ion irradiation of GaN yielded both structural and chemical inhomogeneities. Transmission electron microscopy revealed GaN crystallites and N 2 bubbles were interspersed within an amorphous GaN matrix. The crystallite orientation was random relative to the unirradiated epitaxial structure, suggesting their formation was irradiation-induced, while the crystallite fraction was approximately constant for all ion fluences beyond the amorphisation threshold, consistent with a balance between amorphisation and recrystallisation processes. Extended X-ray absorption fine structure measurements at the Ga K-edge showed short-range order was retained in the amorphous phase for all three binary compounds. For ion irradiated GaN, the stoichiometric imbalance due to N 2 bubble formation was not accommodated by Ga-Ga bonding in the amorphous phase or precipitation of metallic Ga but instead by a greater reduction in Ga coordination number

  8. Functional Requirements for Fab-7 Boundary Activity in the Bithorax Complex.

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    Wolle, Daniel; Cleard, Fabienne; Aoki, Tsutomu; Deshpande, Girish; Schedl, Paul; Karch, Francois

    2015-11-01

    Chromatin boundaries are architectural elements that determine the three-dimensional folding of the chromatin fiber and organize the chromosome into independent units of genetic activity. The Fab-7 boundary from the Drosophila bithorax complex (BX-C) is required for the parasegment-specific expression of the Abd-B gene. We have used a replacement strategy to identify sequences that are necessary and sufficient for Fab-7 boundary function in the BX-C. Fab-7 boundary activity is known to depend on factors that are stage specific, and we describe a novel ∼700-kDa complex, the late boundary complex (LBC), that binds to Fab-7 sequences that have insulator functions in late embryos and adults. We show that the LBC is enriched in nuclear extracts from late, but not early, embryos and that it contains three insulator proteins, GAF, Mod(mdg4), and E(y)2. Its DNA binding properties are unusual in that it requires a minimal sequence of >65 bp; however, other than a GAGA motif, the three Fab-7 LBC recognition elements display few sequence similarities. Finally, we show that mutations which abrogate LBC binding in vitro inactivate the Fab-7 boundary in the BX-C. Copyright © 2015, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.

  9. Cotidiano, sexualidade e erotismo: práticas sociais de contestação http://dx.doi.org/10.15601/1983-7631/rt.v4n7p14-22

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    José Aparecido

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa, a partir da noção de cotidiano e de um breve exame sócio histórico a respeito da história da sexualidade, as práticas sociais nas quais são representadas a sexualidade e o erotismo presentes no fenômeno da literatura gótica, reproduzido em livros, filmes, músicas, ensaios fotográficos e na publicidade.  O objeto de análise é o videoclipe Judas, cantora Lady Gaga, lançado em maio de 2011 e assistido por mais de 112 milhões de internautas no Youtube. Mediante um breve exame sócio histórico, percebem-se as recentes transformações da sexualidade que permitem perceber o viés místico-religioso do fenômeno gótico como um elemento contestador do cotidiano na história de repressão sexual da civilização ocidental.

  10. Cotidiano, sexualidade e erotismo: práticas sociais de contestação

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    José Aparecido

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa, a partir da noção de cotidiano e de um breve exame sócio histórico a respeito da história da sexualidade, as práticas sociais nas quais são representadas a sexualidade e o erotismo presentes no fenômeno da literatura gótica, reproduzido em livros, filmes, músicas, ensaios fotográficos e na publicidade.  O objeto de análise é o videoclipe Judas, cantora Lady Gaga, lançado em maio de 2011 e assistido por mais de 112 milhões de internautas no Youtube. Mediante um breve exame sócio histórico, percebem-se as recentes transformações da sexualidade que permitem perceber o viés místico-religioso do fenômeno gótico como um elemento contestador do cotidiano na história de repressão sexual da civilização ocidental.

  11. Structural transformations in quenched Fe-Ga alloys

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    Lograsso, T.A.; Ross, A.R.; Schlagel, D.L.; Clark, A.E.; Wun-Fogle, M.

    2003-01-01

    It has been speculated that the large increase in magnetostriction in Fe-Ga alloys results from local short-range ordering of the Ga atoms along specific crystallographic directions in the disordered Fe structure. The structural transitions associated with different cooling rates from the high temperature disordered state were investigated with X-ray diffraction of oriented single crystals of Fe-19 at% Ga. Results are presented for long-range ordering during slow cooling and indirect evidence of local short-range ordering of Ga atoms in the disordered state when the alloys are quenched is also presented. In the latter case, the short-range ordering of Ga atoms leads to a tetragonal distortion of the lattice. The dependence of the magnetostrictive response of Fe-Ga alloys on thermal history has been found to be directly related to these structural transformations in Fe-19 at% Ga alloys and experimental support for the proposed magnetostriction model based on Ga-Ga pairing along [100] crystallographic directions is presented

  12. Tetrahelical structural family adopted by AGCGA-rich regulatory DNA regions

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    Kocman, Vojč; Plavec, Janez

    2017-05-01

    Here we describe AGCGA-quadruplexes, an unexpected addition to the well-known tetrahelical families, G-quadruplexes and i-motifs, that have been a focus of intense research due to their potential biological impact in G- and C-rich DNA regions, respectively. High-resolution structures determined by solution-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy demonstrate that AGCGA-quadruplexes comprise four 5'-AGCGA-3' tracts and are stabilized by G-A and G-C base pairs forming GAGA- and GCGC-quartets, respectively. Residues in the core of the structure are connected with edge-type loops. Sequences of alternating 5'-AGCGA-3' and 5'-GGG-3' repeats could be expected to form G-quadruplexes, but are shown herein to form AGCGA-quadruplexes instead. Unique structural features of AGCGA-quadruplexes together with lower sensitivity to cation and pH variation imply their potential biological relevance in regulatory regions of genes responsible for basic cellular processes that are related to neurological disorders, cancer and abnormalities in bone and cartilage development.

  13. Automated synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of [{sup 68}Ga]Ga-AMBA, and the synthesis and characterization of {sup nat}Ga-AMBA and [{sup 67}Ga]Ga-AMBA

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    Cagnolini, Aldo; Chen Jianqing; Ramos, Kimberly; Marie Skedzielewski, Tina; Lantry, Laura E.; Nunn, Adrian D.; Swenson, Rolf E. [Ernst Felder Laboratories, Bracco Research USA Inc., 305 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540 (United States); Linder, Karen E., E-mail: karen.e.linder@gmail.co [Ernst Felder Laboratories, Bracco Research USA Inc., 305 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540 (United States)

    2010-12-15

    Ga-AMBA (Ga-DO3A-CH{sub 2}CO-G-[4-aminobenzoyl]-QWAVGHLM-NH{sub 2}) is a bombesin-like agonist with high affinity for gastrin releasing peptide receptors (GRP-R). Syntheses for {sup nat}Ga-AMBA, [{sup 67}Ga]Ga-AMBA and [{sup 68}Ga]Ga-AMBA were developed. The preparation of HPLC-purified and Sep-Pak purified [{sup 68}Ga]Ga-AMBA were fully automated, using the built-in radiodetector of the Tracerlab FX F-N synthesizer to monitor fractionated {sup 68}Ge/{sup 68}Ga generator elution and purification. The total synthesis time, including the fractional elution of the generator, was 20 min for Sep-Pak purified material and 40 min for HPLC-purified [{sup 68}Ga]Ga-AMBA. Both [{sup 67}Ga]Ga-AMBA and [{sup 177}Lu]Lu-AMBA showed comparable high affinity for GRP-R in the human prostate cancer cell line PC-3 in vitro (k{sub D}=0.46{+-}0.07; 0.44{+-}0.08 nM), high internalization (78; 77%) and low efflux from cells at 2 h (2.4{+-}0.7; 2.9{+-}1.8%). Biodistribution results in PC-3 tumor-bearing male nude mice showed comparable uptake for [{sup 177}Lu]Lu-, [{sup 111}In]In-, [{sup 67}Ga]Ga- and [{sup 68}Ga]Ga-AMBA.

  14. E.coli and investigation of antibody titer in rats

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    masoud abdollahi

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Plant ribosome inactivating proteins act as N-glycosidase enzyme and produce by several family of Caryophyllaceae such as Saponaria Officinalis. Different Isoforms of RIPs expressed by Saponaria Officinalis. SO6 isoform depurinate Adenine 4324 in the conserved GAGA loop of 28SrRNA and disrupts protein synthesis. The aim of this study was expression of SO6 isoform in E.coli and investigation of antibody titer in rats. Methods: In this experimental study, SO6 synthetic gene was excised from recombinant pUC57- SO6 plasmid with BamHI and SalI restriction enzymes and subcloned into pET28a (+ expression vector. The expression of recombinant protein was induced by IPTG. Recombinant SO6 was purified by nickel affinity chromatography. Western blotting was performed to confirm the recombinant protein. Rats were immunized intraperitoneal with purified protein and IgG serum titer was assayed by ELISA. Results: PCR reaction and enzyme digestion confirmed subcloning of SO6 gene into pET28a (+ expression vector. A 29.5kDa protein band on SDS-PAGE showed a high level of recombinant protein expression. Polyclonal antibodies recognized SO6. ELISA confirmed significant antibody titer after injection of protein in test group compared with the control group. Conclusion: The recombinant purified SO6 antigen can be used for anti-cancer and vaccine candidate research.

  15. ON THE GENOCIDE SENSATION IN TURKS AND EFFECTS ON LANGUAGE / TÜRKLERDEKİ SOYKIRIM ALGISININ DİLE YANSIMASI ÜZERİNE

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    Dr. Mahmut SARIKAYA

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    Full Text Available Expressions like; Türk budunuġ ölürmek “To kill and annihilate the Turkish nation in all”, uruġsıratmak “to kill off, to delete a nation”, yokadu barmak “to go towards kill off”, kanı su gibi akmak, kemikleri dağ gibi yığılıp yatmak “to be subjet to extreme massacre”,, katliam: “massacre, genocide”, bir’e varıncaya kadar kırılmak “to be massacred till the last human”, kökünü kesmek “totally delete a nation”, milleti kırmak: “genocide of a nation” Kırgız soyunu bir anda yok etmek “to destroy the Kyrgyz race in one go” are all in Turkish language. Furthermore, words like; kırgın, kıyım, soykırım, kökünü kazımak, topluca öldürüp yok etmek are the words and expressions which are being used to meet the term “Genoside” in contemporary Turkish of Turkey. Turks used these words and expressions to represent the genocides which were implemented to them.Since their introduction to the history scene, Turks have been subject to much genocide. Even today they face this serious fact and feel it deeply. These hard experiences of Turks have been one of the main determining factors of national cultural codes, so, penetrated in the epics as motifs and found their expressions in the language. In this article the marks of this perception are examined.

  16. ANKARA’DA ERKEN BİZANS DÖNEMİ MEZAR ALANI KAZISI / EARLY BYZANTINE CEMETERY EXCAVATION IN ANKARA

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    Mahmut AYDIN

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Roma Dönemi’nde Galatia Eyaleti’nin başkentliğini yapan Ankyra kentinin anıtsal yapıları ve diğer çarpıcı kalıntıları ile olası nekropol alanları genellikle Ankara’nın Erken Cumhuriyet Dönemi imar faaliyetleri sırasında gerçekleşen hafriyat çalışmaları ile açığa çıkarılmıştır. Ankara Celal Bayar Bulvarı üzerindeki Gazi Üniversitesi Sıhhiye Kampüsünde inşa edilen Mühendislik ve Mimarlık Fakültesindeki yapılaşma faaliyetleri sırasında ortaya çıkarılan Maltepe Erken Bizans Dönemi Mezar Alanı olasılıkla Ankyra kentinin daha önce bir bölümü tespit edilen güney nekropolü’nün devamı niteliğindedir. Gerçekleştirilen kurtarma kazısı sonucunda bu alanda tahrip edilmiş olası bir kilisenin küçük bir kısmı ve kilise cemaatine ait olması muhtemel beşik tonozlu bir mezar yapısı ortaya çıkarılmıştır.

  17. The ecological production of cleans stock-breeding problems

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    Meldebekov, A.M.

    2002-01-01

    KazSRTIS have made researches on study of maintenance in cows' milk developed in Almaty's region, determination of heavy metal salts and radionuclides. It has been noted that maintenance of mercury, lead, cupper and zinc increased in suburb's housekeeping cows' milk, which was disposed nearly international highway and industry activities. It is known that entering radionuclides human organism happens by food chain 'soil - vegetable cover - animals product stock-breeding -person'. Animals transformer stern's plants energy at the in conclusion it allows to take the compare with initial vegetable exponent more ecological tidy products limits stream toxic elements in food series of person. It lets to study agricultural animals, how 'biological filter' in production ecological clean and healthy product of food. Changing structure and set stern's rationals, method contents the limit of animals stream manufacturing pollution from soil vegetable cover agricultural used in milk and in mead from 2 till 5 times. Utilisation tidy stern's in final period fatten meat cattle give possibility to clean the organs and tissue of animals which representative food's value from admixture to level, corresponding medical - hygienic standards. It is necessary to make analysis on compound investigation on the effect of radionuclides in agricultural animals, namely to utilize them, that really barrier migrate toxic elements in captured chain of person. The ways of solutions in ecological stock-breeding problems are next: to show up ecological tidy and ecological unsuccessful places; to study rules of transition in basic pollutions of food chains; toxic elements limitation rules in stock-breeding production; utilization manufactory-polluted territories from technological elements for stock-breeding

  18. Öğretmen Adaylarında Okula Yabancılaşma Pre-service Teachers' School Alienation

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    Öznur ATAŞ

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    Full Text Available In this study it is aimed to determine the factors effecting preserviceteachers’ perceptions on school alienation and their schoolalienation levels in different dimensions. For this purpose, descriptivesurvey model has been used in the study. University students who arestudying at Atatürk University Kazım Karabekir Education Facultyconstitute the population of the study. The sample group of the studyconsists of 680 students who are studying at various departments ofAtatürk University’s Kazım Karabekir Education Faculty in 2011-2012academic year. The data of the research has been collected with FacultyAlienation Scale. Obtained data has been analysed by SPSS. T-test hasbeen used to determine whether pre-service teachers’ levels of schoolalienation differ depending on their gender and decision of choosingtheir branches; one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA has been used todetermine whether their levels of alienation differ depending onvariables such as their departments, classes, their relationships withfaculty members and their classmates and their attendance in socialevents. According to the findings of the study, male students havealienated to school more than female ones and the students who chosetheir departments with direction of others have alienated to school morethan those who chose their departments on their own. Besides, it hasbeen determined that senior students and the students of theDepartment of Secondary Science and Mathematics Educationexperience the sense of alienation more. Also, it has been found thatthose students who have weak friendships with their classmates andacademic staff, and those who never attend social activities alienate toschool more than the others. This study concludes that pre-serviceteachers’ genders, their decisions of choosing their departments, theirrelationships with faculty members and their classmates and thefrequency of their attendance to social events are all effective onexperiencing the

  19. Impact of Argumentation in the Chemistry Laboratory on Conceptual Comprehension of Turkish Students

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    Ali Riza Sekerci

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Aim of this research is to evaluate the impact of argumentation in the chemistry laboratory on conceptual comprehension of students. This research follows a triangulation design, categorized under mixed-method design variations, which include both qualitative and quantitative research designs. The research is conducted with 91 first grade university students studying in two different classes of the Department of Science Education, Kazım Karabekir Education Faculty at the Ataturk University, located in eastern Turkey. One class was randomly designated as the experimental group, with another as the control group. Research data was collected via a General Chemistry Laboratory Concept Test (GCLCT containing 33 items, a test containing ten open-ended items, a semi-structured interview form, and a written feedback form, all designed by the researchers. Data from the GCLCT were analyzed through predictive statistics method, while data from the open-ended questions, semi-structured interview and written feedback form were analyzed through the descriptive analysis method. It is concluded from this research, that there is statistically significant difference between the GCLC post-test averages of the experimental and control groups. It was found that when compared to the control group, the proportion of experimental group students who answered the GCLC post-test items correctly is higher. In addition to this, the proportion of students who demonstrated misconceptions were higher in the control group students compared to the experimental group. It is concluded by this research, that argumentation provides more effective results in terms of comprehension of fundamental chemistry concepts, when compared to a traditional approach.

  20. Ankara’s 9/11: 1957 Flood Disaster and Its Concurrent Political Agenda

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    İhsan Seddar Kaynar

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    Full Text Available The 1957 early general elections is a milestone in the political history of Turkey. On September 11, 1957 the electoral law amendment was passed and an early election was called. But on the same day, Ankara faced the most drastic natural disaster of its history. The flood came through Hatip Creek valley and passed Elmadağ and Lalahan. It proceeded to Hasanoğlan, Kayaş, and Ankara, as a result; Üreğil, Mamak, Saimekadın, Gülveren, Demirlibahçe, Bent Deresi, İsmetpaşa, Atıfbey, Dışkapı, Kazıkiçi Bostanları, and Akköprü were all submerged with the flood water. In the aftermath of many casualties and huge financial damage Ankara’s natural structure was extremely intervened. Domestic Aid campaigns were organized and also foreign aid was received. Before the flood, expropriation of Bent Deresi area had already been started, which partially reduced the number of losses. Yet, after the flood, this area was completely depopulated through the construction of culverts. Even though the disaster victims were promised a new district and free housing, only four apartment blocks were built and expenses were collected. In the early elections Democrat Party’s candidates lost their seats. Consequently, Ankara started to be governed by an appointed administrative manager, rather than by the head of elected municipal administration. The September 11, 1957 flood is forgotten by the citizens of Ankara. This paper focuses on September 11, 1957 and the following events and measures taken, for it to be remembered.

  1. All about the money – External performance monitoring is affected by monetary, but not by socially conveyed feedback cues in more antisocial individuals

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    Daniela Melitta Pfabigan

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available This study investigated the relationship between feedback processing and antisocial personality traits measured by the PSSI questionnaire (Kuhl & Kazén, 1997 in a healthy undergraduate sample. While event-related potentials (Feedback Related Negativity [FRN], P300 were recorded, participants encountered expected and unexpected feedback during a gambling task. As recent findings suggest learning problems and deficiencies during feedback processing in clinical populations of antisocial individuals, we performed two experiments with different healthy participants in which feedback about monetary gains or losses consisted either of social-emotional (facial emotion displays or non-social cues (numerical stimuli. Since the FRN and P300 are both sensitive to different aspects of feedback processing we hypothesized that they might help to differentiate between individuals scoring high and low on an antisocial trait measure.In line with previous evidence FRN amplitudes were enhanced after negative and after unexpected feedback stimuli. Crucially, participants scoring high on antisocial traits displayed larger FRN amplitudes than those scoring low only in response to expected and unexpected negative numerical feedback, but not in response to social-emotional feedback - irrespective of expectancy. P300 amplitudes were not modulated by antisocial traits at all, but by subjective reward probabilities. The present findings indicate that individuals scoring high on antisociality attribute higher motivational salience to monetary compared to emotional-social feedback which is reflected in FRN amplitude enhancement. Contrary to recent findings, however, no processing deficiencies concerning social-emotional feedback stimuli were apparent in those individuals. This indicates that stimulus salience is an important aspect in learning and feedback processes in individuals with antisocial traits which has potential implications for therapeutic interventions in

  2. TESTING TECHNICAL AND SCALE EFFICIENCY OF KAZAKHBANKS:EVIDENCE BASED ON DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS

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    Razzaque H Bhatti

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper tests technical and scale efficiency of 20 Kazakh banks using annualdata on three inputs (interest expenses, non-interestexpenses and deposits andthree outputs (interest income, non-interest income and loans over the period2007-2011. Two input-oriented data envelopment analysis models of Charnes etal (1978 and Banker et al(1984, which are based on constant return to scale andvariable return to scale respectively, areused to evaluate technical efficiency,whereas scale efficiency is computed bydividing the former efficiency ratio bythe latter one. The resultsobtained show that the average efficiency ratios ofindividual banks under constant and variable returns toscale range from 0.88 and1.00 to 0.93 and 1.00 respectively, whereas those of all banks between 0.95 and0.98 respectively. Only are the fivebanks (ATFB, Citibank, HSBC bank,KazInvest bank and Exim bank the mostefficient banks in Kazakhstan, sincetheir efficiency ratios have been consistently equal to unity, implying that thesebanks operate at their optimal levels. The efficiency scores of the remaining 15banks range from 0.88 to 0.99, and as suchthe majority of these banks do notseem to operate far more below their optimal level. The results indicate that theperformance of the Kazakh banks deteriorated substantially during the globalfinancial crisis of 2008 because theCRS ratio dropped from 0.65 in 2007 to 0.50in 2008 and to 0.40 in 2009. The results alsoconfirm that most of the foreignbanks perform relatively better than domestic banks.

  3. O percurso dos gêneros do discurso publicitário: considerações sobre as propagandas da Coca-cola

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    2008-01-01

    Com base nas reflexões do Círculo de Mikhail Bakhtin sobre gêneros do discurso e dialogismo e com a contribuição de outros estudiosos da linguagem e do discurso, além da utilização de referencial teórico das áreas de Comunicação Social, História e Sociologia, este trabalho tem como objetivo principal entender o percurso dos gêneros do discurso publicitário por meio da análise das propagandas da Coca-Cola e de seus contradiscursos. O corpus desta pesquisa constitui-se de propagandas impressas,...

  4. Rugas e pneuzinhos, que mal tem? O discurso da beleza fora dos padrões na publicidade

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    Nadezhda Bezerra Batista

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo tem o intuito de mostrar, através da apresentação de anúncios dasempresas de cosméticos Natura e Dove que  o discurso publicitário reflete e refrata a sociedade em que esta inserido para se tornar ainda mais sedutor e mais afinado com seu público-alvo. A partir de seus anúncios  veiculados nas décadas de 90 (Natura e 2000 (Dove, cada empresa, a seu tempo, se mostra em sintonia com os anseios de suas consumidoras, abrindo caminho para uma valorização e fidelização às suas marcas. Para atingirmos nosso objetivo nos fundamentaremos nas reflexões de Mikhail Bakhtin e Norman Fairclough. 

  5. Monotonic childhoods: representations of otherness in research writing

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    Denise Marcos Bussoletti

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper is part of a doctoral thesis entitled “Monotonic childhoods – a rhapsody of hope”. It follows the perspective of a critical psychosocial and cultural study, and aims at discussing the other’s representation in research writing, electing childhood as an allegorical and refl ective place. It takes into consideration, by means of analysis, the drawings and poems of children from the Terezin ghetto during the Second World War. The work is mostly based on Serge Moscovici’s Social Representation Theory, but it is also in constant dialogue with other theories and knowledge fi elds, especially Walter Benjamin’s and Mikhail Bakhtin’s contributions. At the end, the paper supports the thesis that conceives poetics as one of the translation axes of childhood cultures.

  6. Intercultural communication in a dialogical perspective

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    Gholamian, Jamshid

    in – materializing of others. This concept of culture defends, consciously or unconsciously, a monological understanding of culture as an autonomous, self-sufficient, and independent of the other cultures and determinant of human actions and thoughts. The aim of this paper is to examine how a dialogical approach......”The most intense and productive life of culture takes place on the boundaries of its individual areas and not in the places where these areas have become enclosed (Bakhtin 1986: 2). Theorists of intercultural communication tend to reduce identity to the „culture“ you have been born...... based on Mikhail Bakhtins dialogical communication can contribute to the field of intercultural communication. Unlike the intercultural perspective where cultural differences are addressed as a problem and barrier for communication differences perceived by Bakhtin as the precondition for dialogue...

  7. The critic as transvestite: the parody nature of literary criticism

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    David Pruneda Sentíes

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available This paper explores a path in the analysis of literary criticism as an object of study. In order to convey this, this essay attempts to define literary criticism as a genre that parodies the literary text it aspires to examine. Mikhail Bakhtin’s analysis of the novelistic discourse is useful to establish a connection between parody and criticism. Although Bakhtin discusses the novel, I ascertain that his arguments may be applied to the description of criticism as a parodic-travestying genre. Secondly, this paper discusses Linda Hutcheon’s work, which states that parody is a repetition of the original text. According to Hutcheon, this repetition implies a critical distance with the parodied text, which marks difference rather than similarity.

  8. Stealing from Bakhtin: Writing the Voices of the ”Voiceless”

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    Guro Flinterud

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available This essay investigates an approach to writing about animals within the humanities. The goal is to focus attention on animals as actors, rather than speaking on their behalf. By combining Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of speech genres with Donna Haraway’s perspectives on co-habitation between all species, I suggest that a careful attention to animals as communication partners might give us a tool to capture the contribution animals make in the creation of history and culture. Two examples will be provided to illustrate this concept: The first example is a media story about celebrity polar bear Knut. The second example is an oral account of human-animal interaction in the zoo.

  9. Translation Collective and Illustration: aesthetic film creation from Jane Austen

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    Lemuel da Cruz Gandara

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-7917.2015v20n2p67 From metonymic clippings of the novels Sense and Sensibility (1811, Pride and Prejudice (1813, Emma (1815 and Persuasion (1817, all written by the English author Jane Austen (1775-1817, we propose a comparative analysis among the literary texts, the illustrations by Hugh Thomson at the end of the nineteenth century and the film footage created between 1995 and 2005. Our goal is to confront tickets to find similarities and differences dialogic between them. This perspective reveals the interpretations made by many readers over the years and the receptions of the English writer in different contexts and media. Our critical and theoretical reflection is based on studies of the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin about the aesthetics of literary creation and amplifies the concepts of literary cinema, collective translation and aesthetics of film creation.

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    Roberta Gregoli

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo é uma análise detalhada dos elementos cinemáticos de uma Globochanchada imensamente popular, De Pernas para o Ar (Roberto Santucci, 2011, à luz da teoria feminist e da teorização de Mikhail Bakhtin acerco do carnavalesco. O artigo tem como objetivo investigar o modo através do qual uma crescente demanda por representação popular é utilizada para cooptar demandas socialmente progressistas – incluindo as feministas. A análise revela que, enquanto o filme contém elementos transgressivos relacionados à sexualidade das mulheres, ele no entanto faz uso das mesmas práticas opressoras às quais o feminismo historicamente se opõe. Palavras chave: gênero; carnavalesco; comédia; cinema brasileiro; Globochanchada.

  11. Two decisive problems about Toward a Philosophy of the Act: the cleaved world and the attributes of the Being and the ethical act

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    Edson Soares Martins

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Toward a Philosophy of the Act, a fragmented and unfinished essay written by Mikhail Bakhtin, is one of the texts of the 1920s that better let us glimpse the subtle and complex dialogue established by the Russian philosopher with the philosophical field of his time, in particular through an exciting interpretive turn in Kant’s legacy. This paper seeks to discuss how the concept of an apartness between the world of life and the world of culture and the problems of both the attributes of Being and the open eventness of the responsible act are instrumentalized in a way that allows this philosophical turn, setting what accounts for Bakhtin’s first great contribution to occidental thinking.

  12. Poemas entre músicas: dialogia melopoética e(m uma didática contemporânea

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    Robson Coelho Tinoco

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Under the dialogical notion of a given poetic-musical language can be structured a didactic process with activities that best relate literature and music (popular and classical. Referring to hearing music and literary reading, the teaching aims to understand students as individuals represented by a strong dialogic ethical and aesthetic reception. In that current context historical of globalization and multise- miotic informations it is believed that, in the measure in the individual-student notices the due relation / integration of those levels, the contact with the implicit musicality in the verses of poems will make possible that she is apprehended bet- ter until as contemporary melopoetic element. With such concern, and leaning on in analyses of Mikhail Bakhtin, Octavio Paz, José Miguel Wisnik, Luiz Tatit e Jusamara Souza, the theoretical foundations of the didatic process consider, basi- cally, a conception dialogical and interactionist of that of those artistics language.

  13. TRAGICOMEDY OF CARLO GOLDONI

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    Mikhail L. Andreev

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    Full Text Available Goldoni’s tragicomedies while being less popular and lesser studiedthan his comedies nonetheless provide us with rich material for the study of theStudia Litterarum. Vol. 1, no 3–4Mikhail L. Andreev71genre’s general properties. Goldoni’s tragicomedies fall into two groups: in his playswritten in the 1730s, the author but revises conventional repertoire tradition ofcommedia dell arte; in his plays of the 1750s, he makes an attempt to reform thegenre itself. The latter group forms three peculiar trilogies: passions, sincerities, andhypocrisies. In this part of his creative work, Goldoni remains true to the study ofthe character as the main object of dramatic representation. However, whereas incomedies, the character is the major impediment to the achievement of the plotlinegoals, in tragicomedies, it plays the opposite function: leads the dramatic collisionto the happy conclusion. The change of function marks the shift within the genericframework.

  14. Paródia/Carnavalização e Função Poética em a Invenção do Brasil

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    Full Text Available Parody/carnavalization and poetic function in the invention of Brazil. The conception of parody/carnavalization by Mikhail Bakthin and the poetry function, according to Roman Jackbson are the theoric bases that keep our analysis of the TV-show The invention of Brazil. In general, the works which approach historic phases follow an 'educative' line centred in the verosimilitude of naturalism in the language’s emotive function and makes possible the emotional relief process. This program goes in the opposite direction, because it presents the true, it inquires every time, and it remembers the television viewer that every version is always an ideologic position faced with world instead. The language's poetic function, which shows us the difference between this work and other productions; it starts out with a legend, changes roles and leaves the television viewers with more questions about the true history of our past published by official historians.

  15. Bakhtin, Pushkin, and the Co-Creativity of Those Who Understand

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    Donald Wesling

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    Full Text Available From the beginning (1919 to the end (1972 of his publishing career, Mikhail Bakhtin very often wrote about the force of creativity. This is a secondary theme, but also a freedom-valuing variant of his grand themes of dialogism, chronotope, carnival, great time. Bakhtin's definition, which works to disentangle the existing given from the newly-created, helps us in 2015 to rescue creativity from debased usages in the public sphere. One purpose of this essay is to rectify a valuable term: to show what Bakhtin means by "the co-creativity of those who understand." Another purpose is to specify, with Bakhtin's help, the type of creativity Alexandr Pushkin achieves in his historical moment, in lyric, narrative, and meditative poems. To the extent we are successful, we continue an ongoing project in Bakhtin studies: to show how his thinking aids in the interpretation of poetry as verbal art.

  16. Ontological assumptions in techno-anthropological explorations of online dialogue through information systems

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    With the widespread infusion of online technology there has been an increase in various studies investigating the practices in online communities including also philosophical perspectives. What those debates have in common is that they call for more critical thinking about the theory of online...... communication. Drawing on Techno-Anthropological research perspectives, our interest is placed on exploring and identifying human interactions and technology in intersectional spaces. This article explores information systems that allow for interchanges of different users. We discuss ontological assumptions...... that focus on understanding the kind of dialogue that can be captured between different expert groups when they utilize information systems. We present the notion of ‘dialogic’ by Mikhail Bakhtin and contextualize it through an analysis of online dialogue. Dialogic or ‘conversation and inquiry’ is discussed...

  17. O cronotopo bakhtiniano do romance (autobiográfico: da Antiguidade à contemporaneidade

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    Pauliane Amaral

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    Full Text Available Neste artigo, retomamos as reflexões sobre 'As formas de tempo e de cronotopo no romance' feitas por Mikhail Bakhtin e apresentadas em Questões de literatura e de estética: a teoria do romance, a fim de verificar as variações do cronotopo de 'Biografias e autobiografias antigas' no romance autobiográfico contemporâneo. Para isso, analisamos os cronotopos nos romances autobiográficos Paris é uma festa, de Ernest Hemingway, e Chá das cinco com o vampiro, de Miguel Sanches Neto. Nossa leitura do cronotopo bakhtiniano nessas narrativas nos leva a relacionar as formas de configuração entre espaço público e espaço privado e diferentes estratégias de representação.

  18. Proceedings Editors [2. international conference on particle physics and astrophysics

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    1. Issue: Cosmic rays Arkady Galper – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia Anatoly Petrukhin – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia 2. Issue: Nuclear and heavy ion physics Arkady Taranenko – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia Ilya Selyuzhenkov – GSI - Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH (DE) – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia 3. Issue: Particle physics Mikhail Skorokhvatov – National Research Center «Kurchatov Institute», Moscow, Russia – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia Sergey Rubin – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia 4. Issue: Workshop «Detectors. Applications and development’s trends.» Valery Dmitrenko – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia Yuri Gurov – MEPhI, Moscow, Russia (paper)

  19. Sonoras Cenas Escolares: histórias sobre educação, rádio e humor

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    Full Text Available Este artigo, escrito a partir do levantamento de registros sonoros e fontes impressas das décadas de 1930, 1940 e 1950, interroga sobre o sucesso de antigos programas radiofônicos de humor centrados em temáticas escolares, geralmente constituídos por diálogos entre um professor e seus alunos. Procura, neste sentido, analisar as tensões presentes entre conhecimento escolar, educação formal e programação das emissoras em um período no qual o rádio, antes saudado como veículo de educação nacional, foi tomado por aspectos comerciais e populares. Neste percurso, dialoga particularmente com os conceitos de linguagem e costume, construídos respectivamente por Mikhail Bakhtin e E. P. Thompson.

  20. Open problems in mathematics

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    The goal in putting together this unique compilation was to present the current status of the solutions to some of the most essential open problems in pure and applied mathematics. Emphasis is also given to problems in interdisciplinary research for which mathematics plays a key role. This volume comprises highly selected contributions by some of the most eminent mathematicians in the international mathematical community on longstanding problems in very active domains of mathematical research. A joint preface by the two volume editors is followed by a personal farewell to John F. Nash, Jr. written by Michael Th. Rassias. An introduction by Mikhail Gromov highlights some of Nash’s legendary mathematical achievements. The treatment in this book includes open problems in the following fields: algebraic geometry, number theory, analysis, discrete mathematics, PDEs, differential geometry, topology, K-theory, game theory, fluid mechanics, dynamical systems and ergodic theory, cryptography, theoretical computer sc...

  1. Une archéologie sans débats ?

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    Full Text Available Délaissé dans les années 1970 et même tombé dans l’oubli auprès des plus jeunes étudiants, Mikhail Rostovtzeff a connu dans les années 1990 un retour remarqué. En témoigne, ces dernières années, la publication de cinq ouvrages dont Per la storia del colonato romano (Paideia, 1994 et Scripta varia. Ellenismo e imperi romano (Edipuglia, 1995, à quoi on peut ajouter les éditions françaises de l’Histoire économique et sociale de l’Empire romain (Bouquins, 1988 et de l’Histoire économique et so...

  2. Intertextuality in Ancient Greek Tragedy: The Case of Euripidean Orestes

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    Blaž Zabel

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    Full Text Available This paper discusses the role of intertextuality in understanding Euripides’ Orestes, beginning with an overview of intertextuality theories, especially those from the domain of structuralism, i.e. by Julia Kristeva (and Mikhail Bakhtin, Roland Barthes, Michael Riffaterre, and Gérard Genette. The second part of the paper discusses the theoretical implications of intertextuality for classical philology and provides a literature review of intertextuality in Orestes. The concluding part presents three possible objections to Zeitlin’s argument about the intertextuality of Orestes. A discussion of the social context of the tragedy is followed by an account of the structuralists’ understanding of language and rounded off with speculations on the possibility of intertextuality in oral literature.

  3. Intertextuality: Ariadne’s Thread in the Exploration of Literature

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    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available This essay is devoted to the phenomenon of intertextuality as an essential aspect of text generation and analysis. Following Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of the dialogic nature of the text and culture, it deals with such aspects of the text as polyfunctionality, polysemy and anthropocentricity. It seeks to show that the text combines three functions: cognitive, communicative and aesthetic and focuses on quotations and allusions as omnipresent elements of literary texts. Applying text and genre analysis, I explore intertextual links in poetic and prosaic pieces by Russian, British and American authors. In these analyses intertextuality emerges as a way to connect times and experiences and stimulate creative thinking. They also illustrate that a literary text is distinguished by two seemingly contradictory tendencies: stability and constant innovation. It is the symbiosis of the two that stimulates the preservation of the old and generation of new knowledge.

  4. Sobre telas dialógicas e subjetivadas: uma releitura dos conceitos de Bakhtin e Foucault no contexto da produção colaborativa = About dialogical and subjectified screens: a reinterpretation of Bakhtin’s and Foucault’s concepts in the context of audiovisual collaborative production

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    Mata, Jhonatan Alves Pereira

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho tem como objetivo delinear articulações entre práticas discursivas e linguagens midiáticas contemporâneas. Para a empreitada, tomamos como arcabouço teórico os estudos do chamado Círculo de Bakhtin e da Escola Francesa de Análise de Discurso (AD, sobretudo os olhares de Mikhail Bakhtin e Michel Foucault. Dissonâncias e recorrências conceituais serão destacadas, tendo-se por base o dialogismo, a formação discursiva e o enunciado aplicados na análise de dois quadros colaborativos veiculados em telejornais brasileiros: Parceiro do RJ (Rede Globo e Outro Olhar (TV Brasil

  5. For the Construction of a Historico-anthropological Model of Musical Relationships between Brazil, Portugal, and Africa

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    Rafael José de Menezes Bastos

    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available The text postulates a model of a historico-anthropological nature for understanding the musical relationships from Brazil, Portugal, and Atlantic lusophone Africa during the XVII and XIX centuries. The model stars from the constitution of the Atlantic lusophone space as one of continual sociocultural relationships in general and musical in particular up to the first decades of the XIX century and even before. Those musical relationships are based on the existence of vast transatlantic system of musical and dance genres connected through historic and structural transformations. Because it belongs to that system, the lundu-modinha-fado transformation system will be studied, with emphasis on Bazilian dance and Portuguese song. The article elaborates the concept of "musical genre" from the notions of Mikhail Bakhtin´s "discursive genre" and Claude Lévi-Strauss and Marshall Sahlins’s "transformation".

  6. Hunger, food and drink in Brazilian popular music: a brief overview.

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    The article reflects on how the themes of hunger, consumption of soft drinks and consumption of beans and rice are addressed in Brazilian popular music. We investigate the years of military dictatorship (1964-1985). The focus of the analysis is on the so-called protest song, a musical genre characterized by aesthetic, cultural, political, ideological and social criticism to military rule. The study of the ideology and philosophy of language of Mikhail Bakhtin is the theoretical reference; especially his concepts of "ideological sign" and "word." Analysis reveals that the protest song portrayed elements of the economic, political and social contexts and led to the diffusion of healthy or unhealthy eating habits or ideologies, contributing to the construction of the Brazilian dietary identity.

  7. Mídia, gêneros do discurso e transgressão

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    Gláucia Muniz Proença Lara

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: À luz da concepção de gêneros do discurso de Mikhail Bakhtin, acrescida das contribuições de estudiosos da área de análise do discurso, examinamos, no presente artigo, três textos da mídia, de diferentes gêneros (dois anúncios publicitários e uma tira humorística, procurando enfocá-los do ponto de vista da transgressão, tomada como uma quebra de expectativa ou uma ruptura (desvio, deslocamento de algum componente do conjunto de restrições – ou de regularidades – inerentes a um dado gênero. Nossa análise aponta para dois tipos diferentes de transgressão: a “intertextualidade intergenérica”, quando ocorre uma hibridização ou uma mescla de gêneros em que um assume a função ou a forma de outro, e a “intertextualidade intragenérica”, em que essa mescla de gêneros se dá no interior de um gênero maior, que não é afetado.Palavras-chave: Mikhail Bakhtin; gêneros do discurso; análise do discurso; mídia; transgressão; intertextualidade.Résumé: A la lumière de la conception des genres du discours chez Mikhaïl Bakhtin, à laquelle s’ajoutent les contributions de nombre de chercheurs dans le domaine de l’analyse du discours, nous nous proposons d’analyser, dans cet article, trois textes issus des médias appartenant à différents genres, dont deux publicités et une bande dessinée humoristique, sous l’optique de la transgression, prise comme une rupture de l’attente (déplacement ou d’un élément dans l’ensemble des restrictions – ou régularités – inhérentes à un genre donné. Notre analyse indique deux types distincts de transgression: l’intertextualité inter-générique, lorsqu’il y a une hybridation ou un mélange de genres où un genre assume la fonction ou la forme d’un autre, et l’intertextualité intra-générique, où ce mélange de genres se donne à l’intérieur d’un genre prédominant, qui, à son tour, n’est pas déstabilisé.Mots-clés: Mikhail

  8. Entropy and information

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    The book "Entropy and Information" deals with the thermodynamical concept of entropy and its relationship to information theory. It is successful in explaining the universality of the term "Entropy" not only as a physical phenomenon, but reveals its existence also in other domains. E.g., Volkenstein discusses the "meaning" of entropy in a biological context and shows how entropy is related to artistic activities. Written by the renowned Russian bio-physicist Mikhail V. Volkenstein, this book on "Entropy and Information" surely serves as a timely introduction to understand entropy from a thermodynamic perspective and is definitely an inspiring and thought-provoking book that should be read by every physicist, information-theorist, biologist, and even artist.

  9. Russian and Ukrainian welding industries learn to handle change

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    Less than three weeks after the coup against Communist Party General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev that eventually led to the disbanding of the Soviet Union, a technical delegation from the US entered the newly renamed city of St. Petersburg. The delegation visited manufacturing facilities and welding institutions that were changing from central control to a local decentralized operation and that were unsure of what would be the government's role in their operations. Plans for the trip began at the AWS Welding Show in Detroit, Mich., in April 1991, when in-depth discussions were held with Deputy Director Sergey Kuchuk-Yatsenko of the E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, Kiev, Ukraine. A summary of the trip is given in this paper

  10. Drawing on Bakhtin and Goffman: Toward an Epistemology that Makes Lived Experience Visible

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    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available This article seeks to enrich qualitative analysis by way of showing how Erving GOFFMAN's work can be enhanced by interfacing it with Mikhail BAKHTIN. The goal is to inspire an approach to the interpretation of human action that highlights phenomenologically immediate experience, thereby enhancing current work. BAKHTIN's later work focused on the interpretation of such experience but it was left incomplete at the time of his death. Fortunately, this latter work is reminiscent of his early work on the interpretation of poetics. The article addresses BAKHTIN's discussion of content, form, and material in art and how this discussion can enlighten our epistemological praxis with persons. By way of a demonstration, our proposed approach is applied to an online interaction between the second author and an anonymous online gamer. URN: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs1201203

  11. Bivariate copula in fitting rainfall data

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    Yee, Kong Ching; Suhaila, Jamaludin; Yusof, Fadhilah; Mean, Foo Hui

    2014-07-01

    The usage of copula to determine the joint distribution between two variables is widely used in various areas. The joint distribution of rainfall characteristic obtained using the copula model is more ideal than the standard bivariate modelling where copula is belief to have overcome some limitation. Six copula models will be applied to obtain the most suitable bivariate distribution between two rain gauge stations. The copula models are Ali-Mikhail-Haq (AMH), Clayton, Frank, Galambos, Gumbel-Hoogaurd (GH) and Plackett. The rainfall data used in the study is selected from rain gauge stations which are located in the southern part of Peninsular Malaysia, during the period from 1980 to 2011. The goodness-of-fit test in this study is based on the Akaike information criterion (AIC).

  12. O PAPEL DA LINGUAGEM NA FILOSOFIA DA EDUCAÇÃO DE PAULO FREIRE: BUSCANDO APROXIMAÇÕES COM TEORIAS SOCIAIS DO DISCURSO

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    Tatiana Galieta Nascimento

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Approaches between linguistics and education have been pursued in recent decades, particularly in the area of science education. In that sense, this article aims to locate the conception of language underlying the work of Paulo Freire. For this, the analysis focuses around a few central concepts of Mikhail Bakhtin's philosophy of language and the theory of Discourse Analysis of the French school, such as "dialogicity" and "dialogue", "unfinished," "silence" and "reading." It also discussed the vision of communication that Freire presents in some of his books from the drawing criticism of the theorists' discourse about the communicative process. Thus, the search is to trace the similarities and departures between the pedagogy of Freire and the main ideas of Bakhtin and French Discourse Analysis, seeing possible contributions to science education.

  13. Physics teachers' perspectives on High School national curriculum policies

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    Gleice Ferraz

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available This study aimed to identify, in the context of an activity developed in online course for continuing education and from the theoretical approach of Mikhail Bakhtin, the discursive appropriation of PCNEM by high school physics teachers who work in different regional realities. The analysis indicated a positive perspective by teachers related to PCNEM, in addition to full accordance with the main path indicated by the legislation: the contextualized teaching. Despite the differences between educational regions we could not identify explicit signs of how these differences impacted the appropriation of terms found in PCNEM. The silence of teachers in relation to non-methodological aspects of physics teaching shapes their perspectives and also emphasizes the concern for didactic transposition of the content required by the curriculum, leaving out the question of why we have this curriculum and not other.

  14. O romance: uma forma ético-política na perspectiva baktiniana

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    Angela Maria Rubel Fanini

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    Full Text Available Este artigo discute alguns conceitos presentes na obra de Mikhail Bakhtin, tais como dialogismo, carnavalização e polifonia, sobretudo, a partir do gênero romanesco, objeto de estudo exaustivo do pensador russo. A discussão dos conceitos visa melhor entendê-los a fim de construir uma perspectiva teórica, metodológica e política para análise discursiva dos romances brasileiros. Ao longo do texto, ocorre exemplificação de possíveis análises de obras nacionais sob a perspectiva bakhtiniana. Destaca-se que, para o pensador russo, a linguagem é central na ontologia do ser social e que a reflexão sobre a linguagem enquanto realidade plural é a medida para se alcançar uma sociedade democrática.

  15. ESPAÇO BIOGRÁFICO NA BIOBIBLIOGRAFIA DE BAKTHIN: QUATRO ESPIRAIS DE UM PENSAMENTO SINUOSO

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    André Luis Mitidieri

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Neste trabalho, situamos textos nos quais podemos encontrar as formulações do pensador russo Mikhail Bakhtin sobre o “Espaço biográfico”, ou seja, acerca das formas e dos gêneros (autobiográficos, assim como dos diálogos que essas modalidades discursivas firmam com o gênero romanesco. Depois de apresentarmos uma espécie de biobibliografia de Bakhtin, sublinhamos os pontos fundamentais de sua reflexão, no que respeitam ao lugar e às articulações das “territorialidades (autobiográficas”. Finalmente, discutimos a implicação dos tópicos mencionados para os estudos contemporâneos de literatura e linguística.

  16. Museumchronotopics: on the representation of the past in museums

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    Full Text Available Many visitor studies make social background variables the central point of departure to explain participation patterns. How the past is ‘staged’, however, also has an influence on those to whom it appeals. This relational perspective calls for new conceptual tools to grasp empirical reality. Inspired by the historical philosophy of Georg Simmel and the literary theory of Mikhail Bakhtin a number of concepts which enable us to grasp the subtle relationship between museum presentations and visitors are presented. Bakhtin’s notion of chronotopy serves as a key concept. By linking museum presentations and visitor perceptions with each other, it is also possible to identify certain tendencies within the contemporary museum landscape.

  17. Literature on the Margins: Russian Fiction in the Nineties

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    Full Text Available Despite shrinkage in print runs and readership, canonical Literature during the 1990s developed along three major lines that connected writers of various generations in both aesthetics and philosophy: realism, exemplified in Georgii Vladimov's prize-winning novel, The General and His Army (1994; postmodernism, richly represented in the fiction of Vladimir Sorokin, Viktor Pelevin, and Vladimir Sharov; and neosentimentalism, as derived from the naturalism of early perestroika, most consistently embraced by Liudmila Petrushevskaia, Liudmila Ulitskaia, and, in his paternal profession de foi , one of Russia's chief theorists of postmodernism, Mikhail Epshtein. All three tendencies aspired to the status of mainstream, which they failed to attain, owing to a fundamental instability that chaos theory has labeled a "bifurcation cascade." Inasmuch as that stage, according to specialists in chaos theory, leads to irreversible changes that effect a high level of stability, the outlook for Russian literature at century's end might be less bleak than prophesied by doomsayers.

  18. Living autobiographically: Concepts of aging and artistic expression in painting and modern dance.

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    Banerjee, Mita; Wohlmann, Anita; Dahm, Ralf

    2017-01-01

    This article discusses the ways in which artists have incorporated or failed to incorporate the aging process of their bodies into their art. Using Russian ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and the French painter Claude Monet as cases in point, we explore situations in which physical changes brought about by aging compromises artists' ability to engage with their artistic medium. Connecting Monet's oeuvre and Baryshnikov's dance performances to life writing accounts, we draw on John Paul Eakin's concept of "living autobiographically": In this vein, life writing research does not only have to take into account concepts of identity as they emerge from life writing narratives, but it also needs to explore the somatic, corporeal and material dimensions of these narratives. Copyright © 2016. Published by Elsevier Inc.

  19. Angelic and Crepuscular in Alexandru Sever’s Drama

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    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available The illustration of a world, apparently drifting, the (demystification of the transcendent and of the act of creation, as idea and textual strategy, seem to Alexandru Sever (1921-2010 a means for another beginning. The impossibility of action in Înger bătrîn/ The Old Angel (1977 and the pact-making in Îngerul slut/ The Miscreated Angel (1982, imply metamorphosis in essence, supported by the dialogue with the great texts of the world, by intertextuality (the biblical text, Shakespeare's texts -Hamlet -Yorick, texts written by Göethe, Beckett, Marlowe, Dostoevsky, J. P. Sartre, Mikhail Bulgakov and others. The projection of Auschwitz, as a Siberia of the spirit, and that of Faustianism, result in a detailed analysis of the human, both as individuality and as community, in an attempt to illustrate the (inintelligible inaction, death involving catharsis in the mundane and the theatre alike.

  20. A publicidade da Coca-Cola “Happiness Factory” e o imaginário do sistema produtivo na sociedade de consumo

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    Full Text Available O artigo propõe a reflexão sobre o universo simbólico da marca Coca-Cola com base no comercial “Happiness Factory” (“Fábrica de Felicidade”, 2006, em que a esfera produtiva da corporação é recuperada como espetáculo, como apoteose, para servir ao imaginário do consumo. Trata-se de estudo preliminar sobre os processos simbólicos de reconstrução, de esvaziamento, de harmonização das tensões e dialéticas que envolvem o mundo do trabalho, para servir à publicidade da marca – esta entendida como ente social, mediador da negociação simbólica entre anunciantes e consumidores. A metodologia de análise é baseada no quadro teórico da análise do discurso de linha francesa e de conceitos- chave da obra de Mikhail Bakhtin, entre outros autores. Palavras-chave: Publicidade; consumo simbólico; trabalho.ABSTRACT This article presents a reflection on the symbolic universe of the Coca-Cola brand based on the comercial “Happiness Factory” (2006, in which the productive sphere of the corporation is transformed and presented as a spectacle, as an apotheosis in order to meet the purposes of consumption imaginary. This is a preliminary study on the symbolic processes of reconstruction, of emptying and of the harmonization of tensions and dialectics which involve the world of labour in order to meet the requirements of the publicity of the Coca-Cola brand – which is understood as a social being, mediator of the symbolic negotiation between advertisers and consumers. Our methodology of analysis is based on the theoretical framework of the French line of discourse analysis and key concepts of Mikhail Bakhtin, among other authors. Keywords: Advertising; symbolic consumption; brands.

  1. Interfaces entre o pensamento filosófico e linguístico: algumas reflexões teóricas sobre a delimitação do objeto de estudo da linguística=Interfaces between the philosofic and linguistic thought: some theoretical reflections about the delimitation of the object of study of the linguistic

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    Denilson Pereira de Matos

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho objetiva abordar, no entrelaçamento entre linguística e filosofia, a ciência filosofia da linguagem no que se refere às duas orientações do pensamento filosófico-linguístico que buscam a resolução do problema de isolamento e delimitação da linguagem como objeto de estudo, a saber: o subjetivismo idealista e o objetivismo abstrato. São apontadas as principais proposições destas linhas mestras, seguidas de uma breve reflexão bakhtiniana sobre elas. Tal estudo é norteado pelo capítulo quarto, ‘Das Orientações do Pensamento Filosófico-linguístico’, da obra Marxismo e Filosofia da Linguagem de Mikhail Bakhtin. Algumas exemplificações são feitas, visando justificar as reflexões propostas.This work aims to approach, in the intertwining between linguistic and philosophy, the science phylosophy of the language with regard to two guidelines of the linguistic-philosophic thought which aim the resolution of the problem of the isolation and delimitation of the language as study object, to know, the idealist subjetivism and the abstract objetivism. The main proposals of these master lines followed by a brief bakhtinian reflection about them are pointed. Such study is guided by the chapter four, ‘Guidelines of the linguistic-Philosofic Thought’, of the classic Marxism and Language Philosophy by Mikhail Bakhtin. Some exemplifications are made in order to justify these reflections.

  2. Towards the Description of “Philological Translation” in the 1930-s: Adrian A. Frankovsky as Translator of the 18 th Century English Novel

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    Maria E. Malikova

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available The first part of the article describes the phenomenon of “philological translation” in the Soviet culture of the 1930s and, in particular, translations of the 18 th century English novels by Adrian A. Frankovsky. Within the Soviet culture with its dominating Marxist discourse, “idealistic” philosophical-aesthetic foundations of philological translation were absent from critical reviews or translators’ paratexts. However, these concepts were well familiar to translators from the university philosophical and philological habitus, to which Frankovsky also belonged, and were presented in a number of theoretical and historical works on translation authored by such university professors as Fyodor D. Batyushkov, Mikhail P. Alexeev, and Alexandеr M. Finkel’. Their brief overview allows to trace the ori gins of Frankovsky’s concept of translation. The second part of the article is based on the draft materials preserved in Frankovsky’s archive (Manuscript Department of Pushkin House, Fund 132. Their analysis allows to demonstrate Frankovsky’s individual orientation within the field of philological translation. Frankovsky was focused on literal reproduction of the foreign syntax in the Russian language and thus endeavored to construct a more intellectual, rational, “European” Russian language. There are also striking parallels between Frankovsky’s interest in humor as the dominant of the early English novel and his conveyance of indirect speech (as it was analyzed within German linguistic school of Carl Vossler with similar interests of Mikhail M. Bakhtin at the same time. This allows us to place Frankovsky’s translations within the cultural context that remained unnoticed by his contemporaries.

  3. Orientação familiar e seus efeitos na gagueira infantil Familiar counseling and its effects on childhood stuttering

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    Cristiane Moço Canhetti de Oliveira

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Verificar a contribuição da orientação familiar de curto prazo na fluência da fala de crianças com gagueira. MÉTODOS: Participaram 20 díades de crianças com gagueira e familiares. Os procedimentos foram realizados em três etapas: avaliação da fluência, orientações familiares e reavaliação da fluência. A avaliação inicial da fluência foi realizada para caracterizar a tipologia e a frequência das disfluências antes das orientações. A orientação familiar foi realizada em duas sessões, enfatizando os comportamentos verbais e não verbais da família que podem promover a fluência na criança. A reavaliação da fluência ocorreu depois de trinta dias, utilizando-se os mesmos procedimentos da avaliação inicial. Foi aplicado o Teste dos Postos Sinalizados de Wilcoxon, para medir o grau de significância da diferença entre as informações obtidas nas duas fases. RESULTADOS: No que se refere à tipologia, a análise comparativa das duas avaliações mostrou que, dentre os seis tipos de disfluências comuns, quatro diminuíram, e, dentre os seis tipos de disfluências gagas, cinco apresentaram redução. No que se refere à frequência das rupturas, 70% das crianças tiveram uma diminuição na porcentagem de descontinuidade de fala, e 80% no total de rupturas gagas. CONCLUSÃO: A orientação fonoaudiológica realizada com familiares de crianças com gagueira favoreceu a promoção da fluência na fala da criança, mostrando-se relevante na área da fluência infantil.PURPOSE: To determine the contribution of short-term familiar counseling in the speech fluency of children who stutter. METHODS: Participants were 20 dyads of child who stutters and a family member. Procedures were carried out in three stages: assessment of fluency, familiar counseling, and reassessment of fluency. The initial assessment of fluency was performed in order to characterize the type and frequency of disfluencies produced before

  4. Análise dos fatores de risco para gagueira em crianças disfluentes sem recorrência familial Analysis of the risk factors for stuttering in disfluent children without familial recurrence

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    Cristiane Moço Canhetti de Oliveira

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: analisar os fatores gênero, idade, tipo de surgimento da gagueira, tempo de duração e tipologia das disfluências, fatores estressantes físicos e emocionais, e fatores comunicativos e qualitativos associados em crianças disfluentes sem recorrência familial do distúrbio. MÉTODO: participaram 43 crianças com alto risco para a gagueira de ambos os gêneros. A coleta de dados foi realizada por meio do Protocolo de Risco para a Gagueira do Desenvolvimento - PRGD. RESULTADOS: a razão masculino/feminino foi de 3,3:1. A única diferença estatisticamente significante dos fatores de risco analisados nos gêneros masculino e feminino foi a maior ocorrência de fatores comunicativos associados no gênero masculino (p=0,003. Houve uma semelhança dos achados entre os meninos e as meninas: quanto ao tempo de duração das disfluências a maioria apresentou mais de 12 meses de duração, a tipologia gaga foi a mais freqüente, a presença de fatores estressantes emocionais ocorreu na maior parte das crianças, e finalmente os fatores qualitativos associados, como taxa de elocução aumentada, tensão visível e incoordenação pneumo-fono-articulatória estiveram presentes em grande parte da amostra. CONCLUSÃO: os resultados desta investigação permitiram concluir que nos casos de crianças com alto risco para a gagueira isolada ocorreu a interação de inúmeros fatores, sugerindo que o distúrbio é multifatorial. Também foi possível concluir que a interação de alguns fatores como gênero masculino, tipologia gaga manifestada por mais de 12 meses, com início persistente, na presença de fatores qualitativos e comunicativos associados pode representar risco maior para o desenvolvimento da gagueira persistente.PURPOSE: to analyze the following factors: gender, age, type of the onset of disfluencies, duration and typology of disfluencies; physical and emotional stresses and communicative and qualitative factors associated in children

  5. Parâmetros acústicos do contraste de sonoridade das plosivas no desenvolvimento fonológico típico e no desviante Acoustic parameters of the voicing contrast of plosives in typical phonological development and phonological disorder

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    Roberta Michelon Melo

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Investigar se as crianças com desvio fonológico apresentam características acústicas distintas de sons plosivos surdos e sonoros das crianças com desenvolvimento fonológico típico. MÉTODOS:Participaram do estudo 11 crianças com desenvolvimento fonológico típico e cinco com desvio fonológico e dificuldade na aquisição do traço [+voz] das consoantes plosivas. Por meio de palavras (['papa], ['baba], ['tata], ['dada], ['kaka] e ['gaga] inseridas em frases-veículo, mediu-se o voice onset time, a duração da vogal, a amplitude do burst e a duração da oclusão de cada plosivo. Foram comparados todos os registros acústicos de plosivos surdos e sonoros intra e intergrupo, por meio de testes estatísticos. RESULTADOS: As crianças com desenvolvimento fonológico típico apresentaram resultados significativos, principalmente, na diferenciação dos parâmetros de voice onset time, duração da vogal e oclusão de plosivos surdos e sonoros, diferentemente do observado para as crianças com desvio fonológico. A comparação entre os dois grupos mostrou diferenças quanto à produção de voice onset time e duração da oclusão dos plosivos sonoros. Com relação aos demais parâmetros analisados, os valores foram aproximados entre os grupos, sem diferença estatística. CONCLUSÃO: A marcação do contraste de sonoridade do grupo desviante mostra-se distinta em relação ao grupo de crianças com desenvolvimento fonológico típico, principalmente no que se refere ao voice onset time e à duração da oclusão dos segmentos sonoros.PURPOSE: To investigate if children with phonological disorder present different acoustic characteristics of voiceless and voiced plosives from children with typical phonological development. METHODS: Participants were 11 children with typical phonological development and five children with phonological disorder and difficulty to establish the distinctive feature [+voice] of plosives. Through words

  6. Real time observation of phase formations by XRD during Ga-rich or In-rich Cu(In, Ga)Se{sub 2} growth by co-evaporation

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    Pistor, Paul; Zahedi-Azad, Setareh; Hartnauer, Stefan; Waegele, Leonard A.; Jarzembowski, Enrico; Scheer, Roland [Institute of Physics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale) (Germany)

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    Solar cells with Cu(In, Ga)Se{sub 2} absorbers rely on the three-stage co-evaporation process with Cu-poor/Cu-rich/Cu-poor absorber deposition conditions for highest efficiency devices. During the three-stage process, the formation and evolution of different selenide phases with changing compositions throughout the process crucially determine the final absorber quality. In this contribution, we monitor the evolution of crystalline phases in real-time with an X-ray diffraction (XRD) line detector setup implemented into an evaporation setup. Using the common three-stage process, we prepare and compare samples covering the full alloying range from CuInSe{sub 2} to CuGaSe{sub 2}. The in situ XRD allows the detection of the crystalline phases present at all times of the process as well as an advanced analysis of the phase evolution through a closer look at peak shifts and the full width at half maximum. For samples with a Ga/(Ga + In) ratio (GGI) < 0.5, distinct phase transitions associated with the transition to the reported vacancy compounds Cu(In,Ga){sub 5}Se{sub 8} and Cu(In, Ga){sub 3}Se{sub 5} are observed. No such indication was found for samples with a GGI > 0.5. For Ga-rich Cu(In, Ga)Se{sub 2} phases with a GGI of 0.55, the XRD analysis evidenced a Ga-rich phase segregation before the stoichiometric point was reached. The above findings are discussed in view of their implication on wide gap solar cell performances. (copyright 2015 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH and Co. KGaA, Weinheim)

  7. Investigation of the effect of potassium on Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} layers and solar cells

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    Laemmle, A., E-mail: anke.laemmle@zsw-bw.de; Wuerz, R.; Powalla, M.

    2015-05-01

    We investigate the influence of potassium (K) on the Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} (CIGS) growth kinetics on alkali-free alumina substrates and the electrical parameters of the CIGS solar cell by intentional K doping of the CIGS layer by a KF-precursor layer and KF-post deposition treatment (PDT). Secondary ion mass spectroscopy measurements revealed that K can be incorporated into the CIGS layer by both processes. The CIGS composition of the KF-precursor sample shows a stronger [Ga]/([Ga] + [In]) (GGI) profile. By analysing the samples with scanning electron microscopy we observed smaller CIGS grains for the KF-precursor sample compared to the K-free reference and KF-PDT sample. jV-measurements of the KF-PDT and the KF-precursor sample show an increase in the cell efficiency η from 10.7% to 13.6% and 13.7%, respectively, compared to the K-free reference sample. The external quantum efficiency measurements of the KF-precursor sample show an increased absorption in the infrared region. Capacitance-voltage measurements reveal an increase in the net doping concentration of both samples treated with K. We assume that the enhancement is caused by passivation of grain boundaries and donor-like defects by K, as previously demonstrated for Na. - Highlights: • K-doped Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} (CIGS) layers from KF-precursor and KF-post deposition treatment • Separation of the K-effect from the Na-effect by using alkali-free substrates • Interdiffusion of CIGS elements during CIGS growth is hindered by K • KF-precursor leads to smaller CIGS grains and a stronger Cu depletion at the CIGS surface. • K leads to an increase in the conversion efficiency.

  8. Differential in-depth characterization of co-evaporated Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} thin films for solar cell applications

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    Klinkert, Torben; Jubault, Marie; Donsanti, Frédérique; Lincot, Daniel; Guillemoles, Jean-François

    2014-05-02

    In this paper we report an alternative approach to perform in-depth characterisation of Cu(In,Ga)Se{sub 2} (CIGS) absorber layers. While usually groups stop their co-evaporation process at different points and analyse the precursor or intermediate phases, we perform in-depth analysis on the finished absorber layer as it will be used in the solar cell. A co-evaporated CIGS layer was cut to several samples, which then were chemically etched to different thicknesses. Compared to sputtering ablation techniques, this avoids the selective abrasion of atoms with different binding energies. The samples were analysed by Raman spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction. In-depth information is obtained by differentiating the signals of samples with different thicknesses after etching and a first order correction for absorption losses was executed. The Ga/(Ga + In) ratio extracted from X-ray diffraction measurements is in good agreement with the double gradient observed by glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy. A slight variation might indicate residual stress in the CIGS layer. A preferred (112) orientation across the whole film together with changing (220), (116) and (312) orientation preferences is reported and explained on the basis of the CIGS crystal structure. Raman signals attributed to ordered vacancy compounds are found throughout the whole sample thickness and not only close to the surface, as often reported in the literature. - Highlights: • Co-evaporated CIGS with double Ga gradient was chemically etched to different thicknesses. • X-ray diffractograms were differentiated to gain in-depth information. • (116)-oriented grains are found to tend to grow on (312)-oriented grains. • Change of preferred orientation was linked to crystal structure at grain boundaries. • Ga gradient from Vegard's law of XRD peaks is in agreement with GDOES measurement.

  9. Enrichment of HP1a on Drosophila chromosome 4 genes creates an alternate chromatin structure critical for regulation in this heterochromatic domain.

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    Nicole C Riddle

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Chromatin environments differ greatly within a eukaryotic genome, depending on expression state, chromosomal location, and nuclear position. In genomic regions characterized by high repeat content and high gene density, chromatin structure must silence transposable elements but permit expression of embedded genes. We have investigated one such region, chromosome 4 of Drosophila melanogaster. Using chromatin-immunoprecipitation followed by microarray (ChIP-chip analysis, we examined enrichment patterns of 20 histone modifications and 25 chromosomal proteins in S2 and BG3 cells, as well as the changes in several marks resulting from mutations in key proteins. Active genes on chromosome 4 are distinct from those in euchromatin or pericentric heterochromatin: while there is a depletion of silencing marks at the transcription start sites (TSSs, HP1a and H3K9me3, but not H3K9me2, are enriched strongly over gene bodies. Intriguingly, genes on chromosome 4 are less frequently associated with paused polymerase. However, when the chromatin is altered by depleting HP1a or POF, the RNA pol II enrichment patterns of many chromosome 4 genes shift, showing a significant decrease over gene bodies but not at TSSs, accompanied by lower expression of those genes. Chromosome 4 genes have a low incidence of TRL/GAGA factor binding sites and a low T(m downstream of the TSS, characteristics that could contribute to a low incidence of RNA polymerase pausing. Our data also indicate that EGG and POF jointly regulate H3K9 methylation and promote HP1a binding over gene bodies, while HP1a targeting and H3K9 methylation are maintained at the repeats by an independent mechanism. The HP1a-enriched, POF-associated chromatin structure over the gene bodies may represent one type of adaptation for genes embedded in repetitive DNA.

  10. Influence of laser wavelength on the laser induced breakdown spectroscopy measurement of thin CuIn1−xGaxSe2 solar cell films

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    Kim, Chan Kyu; In, Jung Hwan; Lee, Seok Hee; Jeong, Sungho

    2013-01-01

    Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) measurement of thin CuIn x Ga 1−x Se 2 (CIGS) films (1.2–1.9 μm) with varying Ga to In ratios was carried out using the fundamental (1064 nm) and second harmonic (532 nm) wavelength Nd:YAG lasers (τ = 5 ns, spot diameter = 150 μm, top-hat profile) in air. The concentration ratios of Ga to In, x Ga ≡ Ga/(Ga + In), of the CIGS samples ranged from 0.027 to 0.74 for which the band gap varied nearly proportionally to x Ga from 0.96 to 1.42. It was found that the LIBS signal of 1064 nm (1.17 eV) wavelength laser was significantly influenced by x Ga , whereas that of the 532 nm (2.34 eV) laser was consistent for all values of x Ga . The observed dependency of the LIBS signal intensity on the laser wavelength was attributed to the large difference of photon energy of the two wavelengths that changed the absorption of incident laser energy by the film. The 532 nm wavelength was found to be advantageous for multi-shot analysis that enabled depth profile analysis of the thin CIGS films and for improving measurement precision by averaging the multi-shot LIBS spectra. - Highlights: • The ablation characteristics of CIGS solar cell films change drastically with laser wavelength. • The LIBS signal intensity of 1064 nm wavelength laser depends strongly on Ga concentration. • Multi-shot LIBS analysis using a 532 nm laser is more advantageous for accuracy and consistency

  11. Amplification and sequencing of varicella zoster virus (VZV) gene 4: point mutation in a VZV strain causing chickenpox during pregnancy

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    Chow, V.T.K.; Lim, K.P.

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    The varicella-zoster virus (VZV) causes chickenpox (varicella) as the primary disease and shingles (zoster) as a recurrent manifestation of infection, both being generality benign and self-limiting. While these infections may be severe in adults and even life-threatening in immunosuppressed individuals, they may be amenable to effective antiviral drugs or varicella-zoster immune globulin, provided the treatment is administered early. The prompt diagnosis of VZV infections may be accelerated by rapid, sensitive and specific molecular techniques such as amplification by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) compared with slower and more cumbersome tissue culture and serological procedures. Based on the VZV gene 4 which encodes a transcriptional activator, primers were designed for use in PCR to amplify a target fragment of 381 bp. Distinct diagnostic bands were observed by agarose gel electrophoresis of PCR products of VZV strains isolated from II varicella and 7 zoster patients in Singapore, as well as of the Japanese vaccine Oka strain. The detection sensitivity of this PCR assay was determined to be 1 pg of purified VZV DNA equivalent to about 7,000 viral DNA copies. No target bands were amplified from negative control templates from five related human herpes-viruses and from human DNA. The specificity of the PCR products was ensured by direct cycle DNA sequencing, which revealed complete identity of the 18 VZV isolates with the published European Dumas strain. The strong sequence conservation of the target fragment renders this PCR assay highly reliable for detecting the VZV sequence. Only one VZV strain isolated from a patient with varicella during pregnancy exhibited a Gaga to GAA point mutation at codon 46 of gene 4, culminating in the non-conservative substitution of Ser with Phe. The predicted secondary structure of the mutant polypeptide portrayed a radical alteration, which may influence its function in transcriptional activation. (authors)

  12. Rare earth ruthenium gallides with the ideal composition Ln_2Ru_3Ga_5 (Ln = La-Nd, Sm) crystallizing with U_2Mn_3Si_5 (Sc_2Fe_3Si_5) type structure

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    Jeitschko, Wolfgang; Schlueter, Martin

    2010-01-01

    The rare earth ruthenium gallides Ln_2Ru_3Ga_5 (Ln = La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm) were prepared by arc-melting of cold-pressed pellets of the elemental components. They crystallize with a tetragonal structure (P4/mnc, Z = 4) first reported for U_2Mn_3Si_5. The crystal structures of the cerium and samarium compounds were refined from single-crystal X-ray data, resulting in significant deviations from the ideal compositions: Ce_2Ru_2_._3_1_(_1_)Ga_5_._6_9_(_1_), a = 1135.10(8) pm, c = 580.58(6) pm, R_F = 0.022 for 742 structure factors; Sm_2Ru_2_._7_3_(_2_)Ga_5_._2_7_(_2_), a = 1132.95(9) pm, c = 562.71(6) pm, R_F = 0.026 for 566 structure factors and 32 variable parameters each. The deviations from the ideal compositions 2:3:5 are discussed. A mixed Ru/Ga occupancy occurs only for one atomic site. The displacement parameters are relatively large for atoms with mixed occupancy within their coordination shell and small for atoms with no neighboring sites of mixed occupancy. Chemical bonding is analyzed on the basis of interatomic distances. Ln-Ga bonding is stronger than Ln-Ru bonding. Ru-Ga bonding is strong and Ru-Ru bonding is weak. The Ga-Ga interactions are of similar strength as in elemental gallium. (Abstract Copyright [2010], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  13. 20-Hydroxyecdysone (20E) Primary Response Gene E93 Modulates 20E Signaling to Promote Bombyx Larval-Pupal Metamorphosis.

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    Liu, Xi; Dai, Fangyin; Guo, Enen; Li, Kang; Ma, Li; Tian, Ling; Cao, Yang; Zhang, Guozheng; Palli, Subba R; Li, Sheng

    2015-11-06

    As revealed in a previous microarray study to identify genes regulated by 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E) and juvenile hormone (JH) in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, E93 expression in the fat body was markedly low prior to the wandering stage but abundant during larval-pupal metamorphosis. Induced by 20E and suppressed by JH, E93 expression follows this developmental profile in multiple silkworm alleles. The reduction of E93 expression by RNAi disrupted 20E signaling and the 20E-induced autophagy, caspase activity, and cell dissociation in the fat body. Reducing E93 expression also decreased the expression of the 20E-induced pupal-specific cuticle protein genes and prevented growth and differentiation of the wing discs. Importantly, the two HTH domains in E93 are critical for inducing the expression of a subset of 20E response genes, including EcR, USP, E74, Br-C, and Atg1. By contrast, the LLQHLL and PLDLSAK motifs in E93 inhibit its transcriptional activity. E93 binds to the EcR-USP complex via a physical association with USP through its LLQHLL motif; and this association is enhanced by 20E-induced EcR-USP interaction, which attenuates the transcriptional activity of E93. E93 acts through the two HTH domains to bind to GAGA-containing motifs present in the Atg1 promoter region for inducing gene expression. In conclusion, E93 transcriptionally modulates 20E signaling to promote Bombyx larval-pupal metamorphosis. © 2015 by The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inc.

  14. 20-Hydroxyecdysone (20E) Primary Response Gene E93 Modulates 20E Signaling to Promote Bombyx Larval-Pupal Metamorphosis*

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    Liu, Xi; Dai, Fangyin; Guo, Enen; Li, Kang; Ma, Li; Tian, Ling; Cao, Yang; Zhang, Guozheng; Palli, Subba R.; Li, Sheng

    2015-01-01

    As revealed in a previous microarray study to identify genes regulated by 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E) and juvenile hormone (JH) in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, E93 expression in the fat body was markedly low prior to the wandering stage but abundant during larval-pupal metamorphosis. Induced by 20E and suppressed by JH, E93 expression follows this developmental profile in multiple silkworm alleles. The reduction of E93 expression by RNAi disrupted 20E signaling and the 20E-induced autophagy, caspase activity, and cell dissociation in the fat body. Reducing E93 expression also decreased the expression of the 20E-induced pupal-specific cuticle protein genes and prevented growth and differentiation of the wing discs. Importantly, the two HTH domains in E93 are critical for inducing the expression of a subset of 20E response genes, including EcR, USP, E74, Br-C, and Atg1. By contrast, the LLQHLL and PLDLSAK motifs in E93 inhibit its transcriptional activity. E93 binds to the EcR-USP complex via a physical association with USP through its LLQHLL motif; and this association is enhanced by 20E-induced EcR-USP interaction, which attenuates the transcriptional activity of E93. E93 acts through the two HTH domains to bind to GAGA-containing motifs present in the Atg1 promoter region for inducing gene expression. In conclusion, E93 transcriptionally modulates 20E signaling to promote Bombyx larval-pupal metamorphosis. PMID:26378227

  15. Fashion, Cooperation, and Social Interactions

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    Cao, Zhigang; Gao, Haoyu; Qu, Xinglong; Yang, Mingmin; Yang, Xiaoguang

    2013-01-01

    Fashion plays such a crucial rule in the evolution of culture and society that it is regarded as a second nature to the human being. Also, its impact on economy is quite nontrivial. On what is fashionable, interestingly, there are two viewpoints that are both extremely widespread but almost opposite: conformists think that what is popular is fashionable, while rebels believe that being different is the essence. Fashion color is fashionable in the first sense, and Lady Gaga in the second. We investigate a model where the population consists of the afore-mentioned two groups of people that are located on social networks (a spatial cellular automata network and small-world networks). This model captures two fundamental kinds of social interactions (coordination and anti-coordination) simultaneously, and also has its own interest to game theory: it is a hybrid model of pure competition and pure cooperation. This is true because when a conformist meets a rebel, they play the zero sum matching pennies game, which is pure competition. When two conformists (rebels) meet, they play the (anti-) coordination game, which is pure cooperation. Simulation shows that simple social interactions greatly promote cooperation: in most cases people can reach an extraordinarily high level of cooperation, through a selfish, myopic, naive, and local interacting dynamic (the best response dynamic). We find that degree of synchronization also plays a critical role, but mostly on the negative side. Four indices, namely cooperation degree, average satisfaction degree, equilibrium ratio and complete ratio, are defined and applied to measure people’s cooperation levels from various angles. Phase transition, as well as emergence of many interesting geographic patterns in the cellular automata network, is also observed. PMID:23382799

  16. A gagueira sob diferentes olhares: análise comparativa das abordagens de quatro autoras Stuttering under different prisms: the comparative analysis based on four specialists

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    Rosivânia de Almeida Moraes

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: analisar comparativamente quatro abordagens em gagueira quanto aos aspectos definição, etiologia, avaliação, terapia; demonstrar justificativas para a ausência de disfluências gagas no monólogo. MÉTODOS: revisão bibliográfica sistemática das publicações das autoras: Ana Maria Schiefer, Claudia Regina Furquim de Andrade, Silvia Friedman e Isis Meira, designadas como abordagens 1, 2, 3, 4. RESULTADOS: assemelham-se em: Definição - 1 e 2 quanto ao caráter descritivo, 2 e 3 quanto a auto-avaliação; Etiologia: 1, 2 e 4 quanto ao fator orgânico, 2, 3 e 4 quanto a implicação psicológica, 2 e 3 quanto a ambiental; Avaliação - 1 e 2 quanto ao critério quantitativo, 1, 2, 3 e 4 quanto ao qualitativo; Terapia - 1 e 2. A ausência de disfluências gagas se justificou pelas perspectivas: em 1, pressão do tempo e pragmática; em 2, ajuste neurolinguístico e motor; em 3, paradoxo básico, em 4, antecipação, ansiedade e medo. CONCLUSÃO: 1 e 2 se assemelham quanto definição, etiologia, avaliação, terapia; 1 e 3 quanto avaliação; 2 e 3 quanto definição, etiologia, avaliação; 1 e 4, 2 e 4, 3 e 4 quanto etiologia, avaliação, terapia. As semelhanças mostraram-se parciais, dada a especificidade do referencial teórico de cada abordagem. A ausência de disfluências gagas justificou-se pela inexistência da necessidade de ajuste ao interlocutor e de intenção comunicativa em 1, de ajuste na formulação lingüística e temporal em 2, pela ausência de receio de julgamento em 3, de antecipação, ansiedade e medo em 4.PURPOSE: this research is a comparative analysis between four different approaches on stuttering, by investigating the line of scientific thought of each author, definition, etiology, evaluation, therapy and raises some hypothesis to justify the absence of dysfluency in a monologue. METHODS: a systematic bibliographic revision of the authors' publications: Ana Maria Schiefer, Claudia Regina Furquim de

  17. Magnetotomography—a new method for analysing fuel cell performance and quality

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    Hauer, Karl-Heinz; Potthast, Roland; Wüster, Thorsten; Stolten, Detlef

    Magnetotomography is a new method for the measurement and analysis of the current density distribution of fuel cells. The method is based on the measurement of the magnetic flux surrounding the fuel cell stack caused by the current inside the stack. As it is non-invasive, magnetotomography overcomes the shortcomings of traditional methods for the determination of current density in fuel cells [J. Stumper, S.A. Campell, D.P. Wilkinson, M.C. Johnson, M. Davis, In situ methods for the determination of current distributions in PEM fuel cells, Electrochem. Acta 43 (1998) 3773; S.J.C. Cleghorn, C.R. Derouin, M.S. Wilson, S. Gottesfeld, A printed circuit board approach to measuring current distribution in a fuel cell, J. Appl. Electrochem. 28 (1998) 663; Ch. Wieser, A. Helmbold, E. Gülzow, A new technique for two-dimensional current distribution measurements in electro-chemical cells, J. Appl. Electrochem. 30 (2000) 803; Grinzinger, Methoden zur Ortsaufgelösten Strommessung in Polymer Elektrolyt Brennstoffzellen, Diploma thesis, TU-München, 2003; Y.-G. Yoon, W.-Y. Lee, T.-H. Yang, G.-G. Park, C.-S. Kim, Current distribution in a single cell of PEMFC, J. Power Sources 118 (2003) 193-199; M.M. Mench, C.Y. Wang, An in situ method for determination of current distribution in PEM fuel cells applied to a direct methanol fuel cell, J. Electrochem. Soc. 150 (2003) A79-A85; S. Schönbauer, T. Kaz, H. Sander, E. Gülzow, Segmented bipolar plate for the determination of current distribution in polymer electrolyte fuel cells, in: Proceedings of the Second European PEMFC Forum, vol. 1, Lucerne/Switzerland, 2003, pp. 231-237; G. Bender, S.W. Mahlon, T.A. Zawodzinski, Further refinements in the segmented cell approach to diagnosing performance in polymer electrolyte fuel cells, J. Power Sources 123 (2003) 163-171]. After several years of research a complete prototype system is now available for research on single cells and stacks. This paper describes the basic system (fundamentals

  18. Establishing and development of nuclear power production in the Republic of Kazakhstan

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    Kadyrzhanov, K.K.; Zhotabayev, Zh.R.

    2007-01-01

    Full text: As it was stressed by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbaev in his address to people of Kazakhstan on February 28 2007, among the most important directions of domestic and foreign policy there is the need in development of power production and creation of conditions for nuclear power production. Intensive development of new and revived sectors such as machine-building, oil chemistry, nuclear, space, information, nano- and bio-technologies would inevitably require growth in power generation. That is why development of power production becomes a priority task. Growth of demand in power consumption worldwide, rise in prices for oil and natural gas, toughening of environmental regulations for utilization of organic fuel, concerns regarding energy supply security in many countries stipulate growth of interest to nuclear power production. International experience in power production shows the advantages and need in development of nuclear power production. In energy production, people currently use organic fuel, hydropower and alternative energy source; current share of nuclear production in the total rate of energy generation comprises about 17%. The Republic has considerable grounds for development of nuclear power production - well-developed uranium mining and processing National Company 'KazAtomProm' and a State Enterprise 'National Nuclear Center'. Creation of nuclear power production sector and development of nuclear power production in the country would help solving a set of inter-related problems aimed to satisfaction of demand in energy production by diversification of energy supply sources. This, in turn, would contribute to effective and balanced utilization of available mineral resources, improve export capacities of the country, assure environmental security at energy production; it would also preserve and develop science and technology in the country in the field of nuclear power production and nuclear industry. Objective and

  19. História, memória e narrativa: a revelação do "quem" nas histórias orais dos habitantes do Córrego dos Januários History, memory and narrative: the disclosure of "who are you?" in the oral story-telling of the inhabitants of Córrego dos Januários

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    Denise Sampaio Gusmão

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo é relatar uma pesquisa sobre as histórias de vida e as memórias dos habitantes de um pequeno povoado, situado na região leste de Minas Gerais, Brasil. Utilizando a "história oral" como estratégia metodológica e tendo como referência teórica o pensamento de Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin e Mikhail Bakhtin, os conceitos história, memória e narrativa são aqui analisados a partir das práticas discursivas entre a pesquisadora e os habitantes do Córrego dos Januários. Os resultados deste trabalho contribuem para a compreensão da ação e do discurso dos homens como condição do exercício da ética e da política na vida prática e, consequentemente, colocam em destaque a importância da experiência singular e a presença única de cada pessoa no mundo. A revelação da pergunta "quem és?", apresentada por Hanna Arendt em sua obra A condição humana, é aqui analisada a partir dos relatos das histórias de vida dos sujeitos envolvidos.The purpose of this article is reporting a research on stories of the life and memories of the inhabitants of a small village in the east region of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Using as methodological strategy the "oral story-telling", and as theoretical references the works and studies by Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin and Mikhail Bakhtin, the concepts history, memory and narrative are here analyzed based on the discursive practices between the researcher and the inhabitants of Córrego dos Januários. The results of this work contribute to the comprehension of action and discourse of men as a condition to the exercise of ethics and politics in practical life and, consequently, bring out the importance of singular experience and the unique presence of each and every person in the world. The disclosure of the question "Who are you", introduced by Hannah Arendt in her work The Human Condition, is here analyzed from the point of view of the life stories of the individuals involved.

  20. O Apocalipse de Macbeth (1606

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    Ana Claudia de Souza de Oliveira

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    Full Text Available O legado criativo de Shakespeare é marcado pela arte da apropriação de obras de seu tempo e de eras passadas, como textos clássicos greco-romanos, mitologias, escritos medievais e renascentistas e outros. Ele inseriu em seus escritos inúmeros intertextos oriundos de múltiplas fontes, entre eles centenas de referências bíblicas. O presente artigo examina as tessituras bíblicas que permeiam a tragédia shakespeariana de Macbeth. O objetivo é evidenciar que o dramaturgo incorporou várias passagens e temas que encontrou na Bíblia. Por meio do método analítico-comparativo, o artigo mostra como Shakespeare realizou tais apropriações e como conseguiu contextualizá-las e ressignificá-las. Os principais recursos intertextuais usados por Shakespeare em seu processo escritural, tais como a citação, a alusão e a analogia, foram explorados à luz de considerações críticas teorizadas por Mikhail Bakhtin, Dominique Maingueneau e Tiphaine Samoyault.O legado criativo de Shakespeare é marcado pela arte da apropriação de obras de seu tempo e de eras passadas, como textos clássicos greco-romanos, mitologias, escritos medievais e renascentistas e outros. Ele inseriu em seus escritos inúmeros intertextos oriundos de múltiplas fontes, entre eles centenas de referências bíblicas. O presente artigo examina as tessituras bíblicas que permeiam a tragédia shakespeariana de Macbeth. O objetivo é evidenciar que o dramaturgo incorporou várias passagens e temas que encontrou na Bíblia. Por meio do método analítico-comparativo, o artigo mostra como Shakespeare realizou tais apropriações e como conseguiu contextualizá-las e ressignificá-las. Os principais recursos intertextuais usados por Shakespeare em seu processo escritural, tais como a citação, a alusão e a analogia, foram explorados à luz de considerações críticas teorizadas por Mikhail Bakhtin, Dominique Maingueneau e Tiphaine Samoyault.

  1. ÖĞRETMEN ADAYLARININ TARIHI GÖRSELLERI ANALIZ DÜZEYLERİ / TEACHER CANDIDATES’ ANALYSIS LEVELS of HISTORICAL IMAGES

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    Turan, I.

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Görsel kaynaklar tarih araştırmalarında ve öğretiminde büyük bir öneme sahiptir. Tarih eğitiminde görsel kaynaklar doğası gereği soyut olan tarihi bilgiyi somutlaştırarak onu yeni kuşaklar için daha anlaşılır bir hale getirmekte aynı zamanda öğrencilerin yaratıcı düşünce ve hayal gücünün gelişmesinde yardımcı olmaktadır (Smirnova ve Romanov, 2007: 1. Öğrencilerin görsel analiz becerilerini geliştirmek sadece tarih derslerindeki kavrama ve başarı düzeyleri açısından değil aynı zamanda yaşam boyu öğrenme becerilerinin gelişimi açısından da önemlidir. Çünkü bu alanda iyi olan bir kişi, çevresinde gördüğü eylemlerin, objelerin ve sembollerin farklılığını anlayabilmekte ve onları daha doğru yorumlayabilmektedir (Alpan, 2008: 76-77. Öğrencilerin görsel analiz becerilerinin gelişiminde en önemli unsur tabi öğretmenlerdir. Görsellerin öğretmenler tarafından tarih derslerinde doğru kullanımı öğrencilerin görsel analiz ve görsel okuryazarlık becerilerini olumlu yönde etkileyecektir. Bu araştırmanın amacı tarih ve sosyal bilgiler öğretmen adaylarının görsel analiz düzeylerini tespit etmektir. Çalışmada nitel durum araştırması yöntemi ve iç içe geçmiş tek durum deseni kullanılmıştır. Çalışma grubuna Atatürk Üniversitesi Kazım Karabekir Eğitim Fakültesi Tarih Eğitimi ve Sosyal Bilgiler Eğitimi son sınıf öğrencileri dâhil edilmiştir. Veri toplama aracı olarak araştırmacılar tarafından hazırlanmış “Görsel Analiz Düzeyi” çalışma kâğıdı kullanılmıştır. Araştırma sonucunda öğretmen adaylarının büyük çoğunluğunun tarihsel görselleri analiz ederken tanımlama düzeyindeki görevlerde dahi zorlandıkları, görseller hakkında derinlemesine ve detaylı analizler yapamadıkları, genellikle kısa ifadeler ve açıklamalar kullandıkları, akademik bir tavır sergileyemeyerek kaynağa duygusal bir bak

  2. Osmanlı Dönemi Başlıklı Ortakent Mezar Taşları Ottoman Period Headed Gravestones of Ortakent

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    H.Kamil BİÇİCİ

    2012-12-01

    mezar taşında ayak taşı bulunmaktadır. 30 mezar taşında bir çeşidi kadın başlığı olmak üzere kavuk, sarık, fes gibi başlıklar bulunmaktadır. Genel olarak ele aldığımız bütün mezar taşları kitabelidir. 2 örneğin kitabe dizilişi diagonal, 28 tanesi de yatay şekilde verilmiştir. Baş ve ayak taşlarının 27 tanesi sağlamdır. 3 örnek ise; kırık, eksik veya aşınmış vaziyettedir. 30 mezar taşından 19 tanesi erkek mezarı, 11 tanesi kadınlara ait mezarlardır. Şahidelerin yapım ve süsleme tekniği olarak oyma ve kazıma görülmektedir. Kazıma tekniği daha çok ayak taşlarında karşımıza çıkmaktadır. Süsleme konusu olarak bitkisel, nesneli, geometrik bezeme unsurları ve yazı kullanılmıştır.

  3. KAEC experience in development of the regulatory framework for training and qualification

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    Kim, A.; Idrissova, M.; Kossilov, Al.; Pryakhin, A.

    2002-01-01

    structure should be established. In connection with the subject of our consideration their should include regulations, requirements, recommendations and guides in respect of the questions of the personnel training, qualification, examination and authorization for the right of conducting the activity in the field of atomic energy use. Those above-mentioned documents shall be established and implemented for the activities of the KAEC on regulatory control and supervision. A big variety of Kazakhstan nuclear facilities and considerable amount of personnel involved in nuclear activities in a combination with limited resources dictate outstanding need in an implementation of thought-out, balanced and systematic approach to the development and upgrade of Kazakhstan nuclear training, qualification and authorization infrastructures. These considerations were the basis for planning and implementation of the IAEA and KAEC joint activities. The 1999-2001 activities included the development of personnel-related sample regulation for Kazakhstan taking into account the needs identified under Technical Co-operation Project KAZ/9/006 'NPP Siting in Kazakhstan' TC Project. The IAEA TC Project KAZ/9/006 was implemented since 1999. One of the activities being performed by the IAEA in co-operation with the Kazakhstan Atomic Energy Committee is a support in personnel-related field. This support has a multi-aspect nature. One of the challenging factors identified was the absence of thought-out up-to-date structure of specific documents serving as a basis for regulating and supervision of such personnel-related activities as selection, training, qualification, certification/licensing and authorization of individuals involved in the activities connected with the use of atomic energy. But corresponding specific requirements for NPP personnel, their competence, qualification and authorization, for various stages of nuclear power plant life-cycle, shall ultimately correspond to the Kazakhstan legal

  4. Myndos (Asar Adası Geç Antik Dönem Seramikleri / Late Antiquity Pottery Of (Asar Island Myndos

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    Sinan Mimaroğlu

    2017-10-01

    ında sualtında tip olarak İS. 4. yüzyıl Yassıada batığında bulunan amphoralara benzer 10 kadar amphora bulunmuştur. 2004 ve 2006 yılları arasında Prof. Dr.Mustafa Şahin başkanlığında su altı çalışmaları ve yüzey araştırmaları gerçekleştirilmiştir. Kentteki 2008 yılında yaptırılan zemin etütleri esnasında detaylı bir şekilde incelenen Asar Adası’nda, anıtsal bir yapının varlığı tespit edilmiş ve 2009 yılında ilk bilimsel kazı çalışmalarına başlanmıştır. Tepe üzerinde yapılan çalışmalar sonucunda ortaya çıkarılan yapı katmanları, en erken Helenistik dönemden itibaren başlamaktadır. Geç Antik Dönemde tepe üzerine bazilika ve etrafına konutlar ve sarnıçlar inşa edilmiştir. En son tabakayı ise, Geç Bizans Dönemine tarihlendirilen sur duvarları temsil etmektedir. Bu makalede ilk kez ele alınan seramikler, Myndos kentinde 2009-2013 yılları arasında antik kentin limanını koruyan Asar Adası (Tavşan Adasıüzerinde sürdürülen kazı çalışmaları sırasında bulunmuşlardır. Değerlendirilen Geç Antik Döneme ait günlük seramik grupları arasında pişirme ve ısıtma kapları, kapaklar ve Kırmızı Astarlı Geç Roma Seramikleri yer almaktadır. Alanın Geç Antik Dönem yerleşimi açısından önemli veriler sunan seramikler yerleşimin dokusunu anlamamız için gerekli ipuçlarını vermektedir.

  5. The 1761 discovery of Venus' atmosphere: Lomonosov and others

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    Shiltsev, Vladimir

    2014-03-01

    Russian polymath Mikhail Vasil'evich Lomonosov claimed to have discovered the atmosphere of Venus during the planet's transit over the Sun's disc in 1761. Although several other astronomers observed similar effects during the 1761 and 1769 transits, Lomonosov's claim for priority is the strongest as he was the first to publish a comprehensive scientific report, and the first to offer a detailed explanation of the aureole around Venus at ingress and egress, which was caused by refraction of the sunlight through Venus' atmosphere. His observations, moreover, were successfully reconstructed experimentally using antique telescopes during the 2012 transit. In this paper we review details of Lomonosov's observations (which usually are poorly covered by commentators and often misunderstood); compare other reports of the eighteenth century transit observations, and summarize their findings in a comprehensive table; and address recent calls to reconsider Lomonosov's priority. After reviewing the available documentation we conclude that everything we learned before, during and after the twenty-first century transits only supports further the widely-accepted attribution of the discovery of Venus' atmosphere to Lomonosov.

  6. A double-voiced reading of Romans 13:1–7 in light of the imperial cult

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    Sung U. Lim

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    Full Text Available Drawing on Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of double-voicedness and James Scott’s theory of public and hidden transcripts, this essay investigates the colonial context of Romans 13:1–7 with particular attention to the Roman imperial cult. It is my contention that Paul attempts to persuade the audience to resist the imperial cult, whilst negotiating colonial power and authority. It is assumed that colonial discourse is, by nature, a double-voiced discourse in that the public transcript of the dominant and the hidden transcript of the suppressed coexist in a continued state of internal tension and conflict. Seen in this light, Paul as a colonised subject parodies the public transcript of the elites in his own hidden transcript. However, Paul’s doubled-voiced discourse finally turns out to be subversive against the dominant culture by suggesting that ultimate honour, fear, and authority should not be due to the rulers of the Roman Empire but to God.

  7. For another mise-en-scène: polyphony and affectivity in the movie Welcome

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    Eliane de Oliveira

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Traditionally known as a country of respect for human rights and political asylum in recent years France received notoriety by intolerance and expulsion of immigrants. Many of these situations are present in Welcome (Philippe Lioret, 2009 and provoked an intense social and political debate over immigration. The media visibility of different issues about the subject – which was possible because of the movie – ended with the expiration of the crime of solidarity, a law which punished french citizens who helped undocumented immigrants. To understand the presented situations by the movie, we use the studies of Zygmunt Bauman (1999, 2005, 2007 and 2009, contextualizing the movie and its production. Then, we discuss the imagetical construction process based on the concepts of Orientalism by Edward Said (2007, and Eurocentrism by Ella Shohat and Robert Stam (2006, and France’s specificities about racism, using the work of Albert Memmi (1993 and Michel Wieviorka (1998. The presence of the immigrant in Welcome was identified with polyphonic qualities, according to Mikhail Bakhtin’s perspective of polyphony. From the study of Luís Nogueira’s cinematographic specificities and the concepts of image, affection and visage by Gilles Deleuze (1985, 1995 we understand that the use of close ups aimed to produce an individualization of the immigrant and an affection for him. This way, we believe that Welcome cooperates in the sense of rising new possibilities of the immigrant’s fiction image, as well as about other minorities.

  8. We await for the F¨uhrer’s orders: the Nazi perversion in cinematography

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    Renata Aparecida Frigeri

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available This work aims to investigate the ideological and intertextual parallels between Triumph of the Will, the movie, produced by Leni Riefenstahl and the book Mein Kampf, by Adolf Hitler. Triumph of the Will is the film registry of the National Socialist Party in 1934, at the city of Nuremberg and Mein Kampf was written by Hitler in 1924 while He was in jail; the book aims to guide the members of the Nazi party. For this, the research resumes History by the Nazi’s rise using authors like Elias Canetti (1995 and Hannah Arendt (1989; we also study German film production by Siegrief Kracauer (1988. After, this work investigates the movies made by Riefenstahl from Ray Müller’s documentary (1993, and also by the book from Steven Bach (2008 and Riefenstahl’s autobiography (1991. This research constitutes as metodology the books by Mikhail Bakhtin (2010, Robert Stam (1992 and Jacques Durand (1973, to make the movie’s découpage we use Laurent Jullier and Michel Marie (2009. We separated sixteen movie scenes and they were compared between each other to investigate if the movie was made to be seen by all of the german people, to convince them about the Nazi’s ideal – originally present and described in Mein Kampf.

  9. Fome, comida e bebida na música popular brasileira: um breve ensaio

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    Francisco de Assis Guedes de Vasconcelos

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    Full Text Available O artigo reflete sobre como as temáticas fome, consumo de refrigerantes e consumo de feijão com arroz são enfocadas na música popular brasileira. Investigamos os anos de ditadura militar (1964-1985. O foco da análise é a chamada canção de protesto, gênero musical caracterizado por críticas estético-cultural, político-ideológica e social aos governos militares. Tomando como referencial teórico os estudos de ideologia e filosofia da linguagem de Mikhail Bakhtin, evidenciamos que a canção de protesto retratou elementos dos contextos econômico, político e social, e propiciou a difusão de hábitos e ideologias alimentares saudáveis ou não saudáveis, contribuindo para a construção da identidade alimentar brasileira.

  10. THE CHRONOTOPE OF CITY OF LOVE: THE IMAGE OF KAUNAS IN LITHUANIAN CULTURE

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    Justina Petrulionytė

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available This article discusses the image of Kaunas as a city of love, which is noticeable in different narratives: novels "The Novel of Kaunas" (1973 by Alfonsas Bieliauskas and "Tūla" (1993 by Jurgis Kunčinas, the social advertisement "Wherever I Am: Kaunas Is My Hometown" by Monika Vilčinskienė (2008 and the representative Kaunas video "Kaunas Is Sharing Love" by the Studio of Kaunas Cinema (2013. The concept of “narrative as a socially symbolic act” (Fredric Jameson and the concept of “chronotope” (Mikhail Bakhtin help to analyse emerging images of the city. The investigation reveals that all the narratives represent: 1 love for Kaunas, 2 a city where people are (happily or unhappily in love, 3 personified city, which is in love. This shows the mark of love which is significant in the whole narrative of Kaunas. However, different modes of art production propose different mirages of this city. The chronotope of unhappy love is noticeable in the novels representing soviet Kaunas, while the chronotope of idyllic city is very bright in non-literary narratives representing current Kaunas.

  11. Next-generation phylogenomics

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    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Thanks to advances in next-generation technologies, genome sequences are now being generated at breadth (e.g. across environments and depth (thousands of closely related strains, individuals or samples unimaginable only a few years ago. Phylogenomics – the study of evolutionary relationships based on comparative analysis of genome-scale data – has so far been developed as industrial-scale molecular phylogenetics, proceeding in the two classical steps: multiple alignment of homologous sequences, followed by inference of a tree (or multiple trees. However, the algorithms typically employed for these steps scale poorly with number of sequences, such that for an increasing number of problems, high-quality phylogenomic analysis is (or soon will be computationally infeasible. Moreover, next-generation data are often incomplete and error-prone, and analysis may be further complicated by genome rearrangement, gene fusion and deletion, lateral genetic transfer, and transcript variation. Here we argue that next-generation data require next-generation phylogenomics, including so-called alignment-free approaches. Reviewers Reviewed by Mr Alexander Panchin (nominated by Dr Mikhail Gelfand, Dr Eugene Koonin and Prof Peter Gogarten. For the full reviews, please go to the Reviewers’ comments section.

  12. A Dialógica como Princípio Metodológico Transdisciplinar na Pesquisa em Educação

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    Ana Maria S. Lucena

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho apresenta a dialógica enquanto perspectiva de pesquisa transdiciplinar. O texto começa por referir o percurso seguido por Mikhail Bakthin, Paulo Freire, Edgar Morin e Basarab Nicolescu ao trabalharem a metodologia dialógica em suas obras. Além disso, discute a transdiciplinaridade compreendida em seu aspecto metodológico, como processo que ocorre em três etapas simultâneas: análise de diferentes níveis de realidade, a lógica do terceiro incluído e a complexidade. Buscou-se, através da pesquisa bibliográfica, levantar pontos teóricos sobre a dialogia e pesquisa transdisciplinas entre os autores supracitados. Na dialógica não se rejeita nenhuma flecha do conhecimento, o processo de conhecimento disciplinar, multidisciplinar, pluridisciplinar, interdisciplinar fazem parte da unidade na diversidade que compõe a transdiciplinaridade. Nesta perspectiva, Nicolescu (2000 diz que não há superação de um nível anterior de conhecimento, mas que os opostos coexistem e que, portanto, o princípio retroativo e de autorregulação ocorrem simultaneamente. Por isso, é um importante caminho metodológico para as ciências sociais.

  13. A polifonia linguística = Linguistic polyphony

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    Carel, Marion

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Situando-se no contexto de estudos sobre a polifonia, no qual distingue os trabalhos de Oswald Ducrot (polifonia semântica, e os de Mikhail Bakhtin (polifonia intertextual, o artigo propõe-se a tratar da polifonia criada por Oswald Ducrot. Discute, então, se a pressuposição é realmente fonte de polifonia, concluindo que existem duas formas de pressuposição: a argumentativa e a polifônica. Analisa igualmente a noção de “responsabilidade enunciativa”, vendo-a como uma “multiplicidade de responsabilidades”, inferindo daí o papel e a natureza das vozes mobilizadas pela polifonia semântica. Apresenta finalmente sua Teoria Argumentativa da Polifonia que desenvolve com Oswald Ducrot e Alfredo Lescano, inspirada tanto nos conceitos de história e discurso de Benveniste quanto na polifonia de Ducrot. Com isso, distingue a polifonia linguística da polifonia intertextual

  14. A Bakhtinian Reading of John Donne’s Parody Poem “The Bait”

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    Refaat Alareer

    2017-02-01

    Full Text Available While conventional critics seek the comic aspect of parody, modernist critics credit parody with questioning mainstream literary trends and subverting literary production. For instance, Mikhail Bakhtin believes in parody’s power to create “a decrowning double” by turning the official worldview up-side-down. For experimental poets like John Donne, parody transcends mere comical imitation into a serious practice. Donne, having lived in the heyday of the Renaissance with its overemphasis on decorum and courtly love, sought refuge in parody to resist and disturb existing norms of versification and offer an alternative worldview. This paper examines John Donne’s parody poem “The Bait” in the light of Bakhtin’s concept of parody as a decrowning double. The analysis shows that not only had Donne resorted to parody to criticize the society, but he also employed it to undermine established rules of poetry. The study concludes that Donne used parody to create an important platform to liberate poetry from dominant modes of versification, invite readers, often by means of defamiliarisation, to reconsider their stance and literary taste, and promote experimental styles; thus, Donne transcends the norms of prevalent courtly love poetry once and for all.

  15. Redefined Soviet military doctrine in perspective

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    Menning, B.W.

    1992-01-01

    On May 29, 1987, the Warsaw Pact's Political Consultative Committee issued a communique proclaiming that the military doctrine of the Warsaw Pact member states is strictly defensive and proceeds from the fact that the application of military means to resolve any dispute is inadmissible under current conditions. Following this declaration, a corresponding redefinition of Soviet military doctrine to emphasize defensiveness and war prevention has evoke lively commentary and debate in both the West and the East. Because doctrinal issues are likely to retain significance during arms control and security negotiations. The purpose of this paper is to highlight important trends associated with a continuing dialogue over Soviet military doctrine and to assess what the future portends as doctrinal discussions unfold. Since 1987 the accelerating pace of change has accentuated the importance of doctrinally related concerns. As a result of the INF Treaty and the Stockholm agreement, there has been greater transparency regarding Soviet and Warsaw Pact military developments. On December 7, 1988, General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev announced unilateral troop reduction over the next two years, which, when completed, would reduce the offensive capabilities of Soviet forces in Eastern Europe. In March 1989 talks on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures (CSBM) opened in Vienna, with suggestions for exchanges of views on military policy. At the very same time, NATO and the Warsaw Pact began formal negotiations on reduction of Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) with a specific mandate to reduce those asymmetries that most favored prosecution of deep operations

  16. A spacecraft's own ambient environment: The role of simulation-based research

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    2014-12-09

    Spacecraft contamination has long been a subject of study in the rarefied gas dynamics community. Professor Mikhail Ivanov coined the term a spacecraft's 'own ambient environment' to describe the effects of natural and satellite driven processes on the conditions encountered by a spacecraft in orbit. Outgassing, thruster firings, and gas and liquid dumps all contribute to the spacecraft's contamination environment. Rarefied gas dynamic modeling techniques, such as Direct Simulation Monte Carlo, are well suited to investigate these spacebased environments. However, many advances were necessary to fully characterize the extent of this problem. A better understanding of modeling flows over large pressure ranges, for example hybrid continuum and rarefied numerical schemes, were required. Two-phase flow modeling under rarefied conditions was necessary. And the ability to model plasma flows for a new era of propulsion systems was also required. Through the work of Professor Ivanov and his team, we now have a better understanding of processes that create a spacecraft's own ambient environment and are able to better characterize these environments. Advances in numerical simulation have also spurred on the development of experimental facilities to study these effects. The relationship between numerical results and experimental advances will be explored in this manuscript.

  17. PREFACE: XVII International Scientific Conference ''RESHETNEV READINGS''

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    The International Scientific Conference ''RESHETNEV READINGS'' is dedicated to the memory of Mikhail Reshetnev, an outstanding scientist, chief-constructor of space-rocket systems and communication satellites. The current volume represents selected proceedings of the main conference materials which were published by XVII International Scientific Conference ''RESHETNEV READINGS'' held on November 12 - 14, 2013. Plenary sessions, round tables and forums will be attended by famous scientists, developers and designers representing the space technology sector, as well as professionals and experts in the IT industry. A number of outstanding academic figures expressed their interest in an event of such a level including Jaures Alferov, Vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Academician of RAS, Nobel laureate, Dirk Bochar, General Secretary of the European Federation of National Engineering Associates (FEANI), Prof. Yuri Gulyaev, Academician of RAS, Member of the Presidium of RAS, President of the International Union of Scientific and Engineering Associations, Director of the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics of RAS, as well as rectors of the largest universities in Russia, chief executives of well-known research enterprises and representatives of big businesses. We would like to thank our main sponsors such as JSC ''Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems'', JSC ''Krasnoyarsk Engineering Plant'', Central Design Bureau ''Geophysics'', Krasnoyarsk Region Authorities. These enterprises and companies are leading ones in the aerospace branch. It is a great pleasure to cooperate and train specialists for them.

  18. “RUSSIAN REVOLUTION WAS PREPARED ON CAPRI...” MICHAIL PERVUKHIN ABOUT A RUSSIAN COLONY ON CAPRI (BASED ON THE A.M. GORKY ARCHIVE

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    Full Text Available In his essay “The Russians on Capri” (1924, a Russian journalist Mikhail Pervukhin describes the discovery of Capri by Russian artists and writers before the events of 1905 and the development of the Russian colony on the island afterwards. Pervukhin relates the origin and the history of the Russian colony on Capri to the period from 1906 through 1913, when the island became a residence of Russian political immigrants. He sees Gorky’s arrival on Capri as a major catalyzer in the development of the colony due to the defining and formative nature of the political and literary activity of the latter. The Russian revolution of 1905 had radically changed the structure of the Russian population on Capri: since that time it mostly consisted of political refugees. Pervukhin’s evidence is one of the most important documents on Gorky’s reception in Italy. Pervukhin left documentary and artistic evidence of Gorky’s residence on the island written with a special focus on Gorky’s role in the Russian Revolution of 1917 and its critical reconsideration. The author emphasized the political component in the life of the colony. He criticized activities of the Capri school for workers founded by Gorky and Lunacharsky. According to Pervukhin, Russian revolutionaries were indifferent to the beauty of the island and to the “eternal” values swept away by the storm of the October Revolution.

  19. Translation and the Metaphor of Relation: Confluences of Answerability

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    Full Text Available This article aims to explore the blurred lines of thoughts on the spirit of translation as a synthetic sign of interaction between the abundant science of cognition and the philosophy of the unfinalized dialogism of the Russian cultural theorist and social philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975. First, it shows the ineluctable view of cultural differences as a house to translation. Second, because humans are different, the article proceeds to reflect the interplay of some views on culture, language and thought, seeking to envisage the confluent relation of the dialogic trans-formation of the act/tact in translation at play. Third, the metaphor of relation is illustrated through the one postcolonial example in the particular setting of the Israel-Palestine political conflict in language. Together with such lines of confluence came a belief about the holistic architectonics of translation in the development of an attitude towards the ‘dialogic turn’ of ‘answerability’ in translation in the future.

  20. Applying Intersubjectivity for Professional Development

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    Uvaldina Montoya Janecek

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    Full Text Available This is an intersubjective review of Loewen, G. V. (2012. Hermeneutic Pedagogy: Teaching and learning as dialogue and interpretation. Alcoa, TN, USA. Old Moon Academic Press. The four authors of the review used a reflective-reflexive, dialogic process to interpret and analyze Loewen’s text. Their review is presented in a dialogue format that resulted after analyzing a much longer set of narrative data.[1][1] Editorial Note: This is a very unusual review! There are four points of interest that make this review an interesting read. The first one concerns the subject of the review: the book on hermeneutics. The second point is the form of the review: it is dialogue between the authors presented in its development. The third point of interest is the personal nature of the contents: the authors masterly show how their work on the review of the book penetrates their lives thus showing the real life with its changes, happiness, sadness, struggles and tribulations. The last point of interest that makes this review worth to be read  is the pioneering character of the work behind this review. Glenda Moss used this review as a tool for professional development for the colleagues in her department. In my humble opinion, this review is the result of the very courageous, pioneering and inspirational work! (Mikhail Gradovski

  1. Cuba's oil crisis spells trouble for Castro

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    1992-01-01

    This paper reports on Cuba's oil crisis which presents long term woes for the government of Fidel Castro but new opportunities for foreign petroleum investment. That's the main thesis of a study by East-West Center (EWC), Honolulu. Since the cutoff of subsidized oil supplies from the former Soviet Union at the first of the year, Cuba has endured a crippling loss of export revenues and draconian energy rationing measures at home. The Soviets had reduced oil supplies to Cuba since 1989 after decades of providing the Castro government with subsidized oil supplies. Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev exempted Cuba from paying market prices for Soviet oil in 1991 while requiring that of Soviet trading partners in eastern Europe. With the collapse of Communism in the former U.S.S.R., however, oil supplies from that region are available to Cuba only at market prices and for hard currency. That has triggered a crisis in the Western Hemisphere's sole Communist regime as Cuba's gross special product - equivalent to GNP - fell by 5% in 1990 and a further 20% in 1991. The foreign exchange loss of $1.6 billion stemming from the loss of Soviet subsidized oil supplies exceeds that of total foreign exchange earnings from all other sources. If Cuba imports oil in 1989 volumes at current prices, its oil import tab alone will be $1.3 billion, EWC projects

  2. Pressure on Yukos growing

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    2006-01-01

    The fate of the Russian oil concern Yukos seems to be sealed. The former rising star of the Russian energy firmament seems to be dying under the pressure of local state administration. Tax arrears, the fact that the owner Mikhail Khodorkovsky was jailed and the company placed under forced administration reflects the conflict between business and political interests in Russia. And the conflict also has an impact on Slovakia. In the portfolio of Yukos Finance, the Dutch subsidiary of Yukos, are assets that are very attractive for Russian oil concerns. One of them is the Slovak operator of the Druzba pipeline, Transpetrol. Yukos Finance owns 49% of the company's shares. Last year, the company signed a contract with the Russian oil company Russneft on the sale of the stake for 103 mil. USD. According to a contract signed in 2002 that stipulated the conditions under which the Slovak state sold the Transpetrol shares to Yukos for the next 5 years such a step has to be approved by the Ministry of Economy. The Dutch company can also sell the shares without such an approval but then it has to pay a penalty fine. In such a case Slovakia would get 50% of the original amount, i.e. 37 mil. USD. (author)

  3. Analysis of arsenic and mercury content in human remains of the 16th and 17th centuries from Moscow Kremlin necropolises by neutron activation analysis at the IREN facility and the IBR-2 reactor FLNP JINR

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    Panova, T. D.; Dmitriev, A. Yu.; Borzakov, S. B.; Hramco, C.

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    A neutron activation analysis (NAA) of three samples of human remains of the 16th and 17th centuries from the necropolises of the Moscow Kremlin has been carried out at FLNP JINR. The samples were irradiated at two facilities: the IREN source of resonance neutrons and the IBR-2 reactor. Spectra of the induced activity of the irradiated samples were measured by using the automatic measurement system developed at the Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics (FLNP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR). This system consists of a high-purity germanium detector with spectrometric electronics, a sample changer, and control software. Mass fraction of arsenic, mercury, and some other elements were calculated using two NAA methods—relative and absolute. The obtained values confirm the fact of acute mercury poisoning of Anastasia Romanovna, the first wife of Tsar Ivan Vasil'evich the Terrible, the first Russian Tsarina (died in 1560). High levels of mercury were detected in the bone remains of Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich (died in 1581), the son of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, and Prince Mikhail Vasil'evich Skopin-Shuiskii (died in 1610). The results provide an opportunity to introduce into scientific circulation the exact values of mass fraction of mercury, arsenic, and other elements in the samples taken from the burials of the Russian historical figures of the second half of 16th-early 17th century.

  4. Alteridade e ato responsável em Bakhtin e Lévinas: contribuições à educação ambiental inspirada pelo infinito ético

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    Full Text Available The environmental crisis requires a critical reflection concerning the assumptions that guide modern Western society. In abandoning the conception of Nature as an organic and self-determined form of life, and thus conceiving it as an object of domination, Nature is thus subtracted from ethical relationships. The approach that inspires our understanding of ethical crisis in this paper discusses how the categories of responsible act and alterity in Mikhail Bakhtin and Emmanuel Lévinas, respectively, can surpass the relationship human-to-human, reaching new ways of responsibility that could include the relationship between human to the other non-human, which is also recreated by culture. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to contribute to the field of environmental education through an approximation of the concept of Nature to the core sense of alterity/difference inherent to the responsible act towards the ideal of ethical infinite. Nature must be placed as an Other that should go further beyond domination/servitude grammars.

  5. Re-authoring research conversations: beyond epistemological differences and toward transformative experience for researchers and educators

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    Rowe, Shawn M.

    2016-03-01

    Common sense and published literature both assert that education research is often dismissed by practitioners on the grounds that it is irrelevant to their work. Some have argued that this is due primarily to a mismatch of professional epistemologies. While agreeing in principle, this work draws on work in sociology (Erving Goffman) and literary theory (Mikhail Bakhtin) to argue that practitioner mistrust of research may be primarily related to differences in the presentation of self in the teaching (and research) profession and a history of research used as a tool of transgression in the authorship of the practitioner professional self. Goffman's account of frontstage and backstage settings in the everyday presentation of self is combined with Bakhtin's account of the ways research erases the voice of practitioners by reducing their fundamentally dialogic experiences to monologic narratives dominated by the voice of the researcher. As an alternative, I draw on the work of the research psychologist Jerome Bruner and the practicing clinical psychologist Michael White to explore ways in which practitioners might be more meaningfully engaged in the research enterprise through a process of re-narrativizing their own experiences captured as part of research. Narrative techniques that help share responsibility for authoring accounts of practice among researchers and practitioners as research participants are described leading to conclusions about the potential transformative nature of such work for both researchers and practitioners.

  6. Pela tela, pela janela: questões teóricas e práticas sobre infância e televisão

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    Full Text Available O texto oferece subsídios para uma compreensão da produção cultural de nossa época e as relações sociais que adultos e crianças estabelecem com a mídia. O fundamento teórico-metodológico desta investigação tem como base a teoria de Mikhail Bakhtin, especialmente a relação dialógica e alteritária do adulto com a criança, além de ter como eixo de análise a brincadeira, aspecto fundamental da linguagem na interação da criança com a televisão. A proposta é oferecer subsídios para projetos educacionais voltados à formação de leitores críticos dos meios de comunicação de massa, especialmente no que diz respeito aos produtos de televisão para o público infantil.

  7. O formal, o não formal e as outras formas: a aula de física como gênero discursivo

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    Full Text Available Muchas investigaciones han puesto de relieve similitudes y diferencias entre la educación formal y no formal. Podemos decir que los dos tipos de educación son diferentes, lo que requiere de formación inicial y continuada, diferenciada para profesores que quieran transitar en estos espacios educativos. Entendemos que este tipo de formación es posible y es una realidad para estudiantes que asumen actividades en espacios no formales vinculados a la educación. Nuestro objetivo en este artículo, que hace parte de una tesis de doctorado, es entender los beneficios y obstáculos que se generan en la vida cotidiana de profesores que se mueven en los dos ámbitos de formación. Del análisis de la práctica de un maestro que trae consigo esta formación diferenciada, creando una práctica híbrida, notamos una forma de la clase que creemos pertenece a un género discursivo específico, diferente del formal y el no formal. Para ello, esbozaremos un marco teórico, basado en las ideas de Mikhail Bakhtin, que nos permita pensar la clase como un género discursivo.

  8. Exchange of equipment between CERN and JINR

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    The drift chambers of the former NA48 experiment have recently left CERN to be installed in the MPD experiment at the future NICA accelerator in Dubna, Russia. As a counterpart, the JINR Laboratory will produce drift chambers for the new NA62 experiment. This operation is a fruitful exchange of technology that profits both laboratories and enhances their collaboration.   On 22 July, in the occasion of the departure of the chambers from CERN, Mikhail Itkis (centre), acting Director of the JIINR visited the NA62 experimental area accompanied by Rolf Heuer (left), CERN Director General and Ferdinand Hahn, NA62 technical Co-ordinator. The NA48 drift chambers were overhauled in 2000 and employed until 2008. With a total of 110 kilometres of wire soldered to a very high degree of precision, the four drift chambers were a crucial element of the experimental kaon programme at CERN. The chambers are now moving to a new challenge as they will be re-used by the Multi Purpose Detector (MPD) experiment, under...

  9. "Quiet flows the Don" by M.A. Sholokhov: evolution of interpretation by Chinese critics

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    Full Text Available This article attempts to analyze and give a general idea about the main approaches to the study of “Quiet Flows the Don” in China from 1949 to the 2000s, which is essential for the reconstruction and the description of the international reception of Mikhail Sholokhov’s creativity in general, and also allows to see the dynamics of the perception process of the individual specific cultural dialogue between Russia and China in the XX century, due to the political, historical, aesthetic and linguistic factors. The development of “Quiet Flows the Don” in Chinese literary criticism has two main stages: 1949-1985s (one-sided interpretation of “Quiet Flows the Don” in the context of political culture and the 1985-2000s (a scientific approach in the context of a non-political culture. Each of these stages considers separate periods marking the specifics of the study related to the specific feature of China’s historical and cultural situation, analyzes the most interesting point of view of Chinese researchers. Great attention is given to the issues that were discussed in the Chinese literary criticism and topical issues that reflect the experience of revolution and civil war, the question about the main character of the epic novel and the origins of the tragedy and artistic skill of Sholokhov. Key words: reception, art world, paradigm of socio-cultural factors, ideological and artistic humanism, concept of the character.

  10. The Abel Prize 2008-2012

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    Covering the years 2008-2012, this book profiles the life and work of recent winners of the Abel Prize:   ·         John G. Thompson and Jacques Tits, 2008 ·         Mikhail Gromov, 2009 ·         John T. Tate Jr., 2010 ·         John W. Milnor, 2011 ·         Endre Szemerédi, 2012. The profiles feature autobiographical information as well as a description of each mathematician's work. In addition, each profile contains a complete bibliography, a curriculum vitae, as well as photos — old and new. As an added feature, interviews with the Laureates are presented on an accompanying web site (http://extras.springer.com/).   The book also presents a  history of the Abel Prize written by the historian Kim Helsvig, and includes a facsimile of a letter from Niels Henrik Abel, which is transcribed, translated into English, and placed into historical perspective by Christian Skau.    This book follows on The Abel Prize: 2003-2007, The First Five Years (Springer, 2010),...

  11. Computing the Gromov hyperbolicity constant of a discrete metric space

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    Although it was invented by Mikhail Gromov, in 1987, to describe some family of groups[1], the notion of Gromov hyperbolicity has many applications and interpretations in different fields. It has applications in Biology, Networking, Graph Theory, and many other areas of research. The Gromov hyperbolicity constant of several families of graphs and geometric spaces has been determined. However, so far, the only known algorithm for calculating the Gromov hyperbolicity constant δ of a discrete metric space is the brute force algorithm with running time O (n4) using the four-point condition. In this thesis, we first introduce an approximation algorithm which calculates a O (log n)-approximation of the hyperbolicity constant δ, based on a layering approach, in time O(n2), where n is the number of points in the metric space. We also calculate the fixed base point hyperbolicity constant δr for a fixed point r using a (max, min)−matrix multiplication algorithm by Duan in time O(n2.688)[2]. We use this result to present a 2-approximation algorithm for calculating the hyper-bolicity constant in time O(n2.688). We also provide an exact algorithm to compute the hyperbolicity constant δ in time O(n3.688) for a discrete metric space. We then present some partial results we obtained for designing some approximation algorithms to compute the hyperbolicity constant δ.

  12. Benchmark of coupling codes (ALOHA, TOPLHA and GRILL3D) with ITER-relevant Lower Hybrid antenna

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    In order to assist the design of the future ITER Lower Hybrid launcher, coupling codes ALOHA, from CEA/IRFM, TOPLHA, from Politecnico di Torino, and GRILL3D, developed by Dr. Mikhail Irzak (A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia) and operated by ENEA Frascati, have been compared with the updated (six modules with four active waveguides per module) Passive-Active Multi-junction (PAM) Lower Hybrid antennas. Both ALOHA and GRILL3D formulate the problem in terms of rectangular waveguides modes, while TOPLHA is based on boundary-value problem with the adoption of a triangular cell-mesh to represent the relevant waveguides surfaces. Several plasma profiles, with varying edge density and density increase, have been adopted to provide a complete description of the simulated launcher in terms of reflection coefficient, computed at the beginning of each LH module, and of power spectra. Good agreement can be observed among codes for all the simulated profiles.

  13. The sublime and the grotesque: obscenity in Hilda Hilst

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    Full Text Available The present work aims to discuss the dialogical relationship between sublime and grotesque in the work A obscena Senhora D by Hilda Hilst, based on its status of contemporary fiction permeated by reconditioning of the language in its performance in the non-linear time. In this sense, it was used studies of the sublime, as a historical and philosophical and literary concept in the works of Longinus, Edmund Burke, Immanuel Kant, Victor Hugo and François Lyotard; issues relating to discussions on the grotesque and its dialogue with the sublime ways, the works of Mikhail Bakhtin and Michel Maffesoli had great importance - the poetic and obscene relationship of the work discussed in convergent concepts such as obscenity, eroticism, sacred and profane. From these analyzes, it was concluded that in A obscena senhora D the sublime and the grotesque show in a multifaceted character, contradictory, interlocutory, and therefore not exclusionary: solidifying the hybrid linguistic-imagistic flow of the hilstiana literature.

  14. GenomeRunner web server: regulatory similarity and differences define the functional impact of SNP sets.

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    Dozmorov, Mikhail G; Cara, Lukas R; Giles, Cory B; Wren, Jonathan D

    2016-08-01

    The growing amount of regulatory data from the ENCODE, Roadmap Epigenomics and other consortia provides a wealth of opportunities to investigate the functional impact of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Yet, given the large number of regulatory datasets, researchers are posed with a challenge of how to efficiently utilize them to interpret the functional impact of SNP sets. We developed the GenomeRunner web server to automate systematic statistical analysis of SNP sets within a regulatory context. Besides defining the functional impact of SNP sets, GenomeRunner implements novel regulatory similarity/differential analyses, and cell type-specific regulatory enrichment analysis. Validated against literature- and disease ontology-based approaches, analysis of 39 disease/trait-associated SNP sets demonstrated that the functional impact of SNP sets corresponds to known disease relationships. We identified a group of autoimmune diseases with SNPs distinctly enriched in the enhancers of T helper cell subpopulations, and demonstrated relevant cell type-specificity of the functional impact of other SNP sets. In summary, we show how systematic analysis of genomic data within a regulatory context can help interpreting the functional impact of SNP sets. GenomeRunner web server is freely available at http://www.integrativegenomics.org/ mikhail.dozmorov@gmail.com Supplementary data are available at Bioinformatics online. © The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com.

  15. BAKHTIN: THE DANGERS OF DIALOGUE

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    Full Text Available This article focuses on the relation to the Other - the underlying aspect of dialogism - in the works of Mikhail Bakhtin. His approach to heterology (science or knowledge of the Other is fundamental to analysis of such themes of his oeuvre as carnival (laughter, history, and economy of human existence. On a certain stage it appears, that two configurations may be distinguished in Bakhtin's conception of the Other. First, the Other dominated and apprropriated by the subject, or Author, or Self in the dialogic relation – it is only a provisional Other. The second is the irreducible Other, outside the possibility of adequate knowledge and thus potentially excluded from dialogue. Thus, the end of dialogue, the silence remains as a dark shadow on the horizon of the meaningful discursive logic. Moreover, the concepts of meaning and truth itself seem to be jeopardized here, since «answers to questions is what I call 'meanings'» (Bakhtin. Nevertheless, Bakhtin never openly questions the fundamental values of knowledge and final truth; his position may be summed up thus: «The truth is out there. Only it is probably not cognizable to an individual. Or may be not to anybody».

  16. As contribuições do dialogismo de Bakhtin e do signo em Umberto Eco para o ensino de língua estrangeira

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    Full Text Available O presente artigo discute o dialogismo em Mikhail Bakhtin e a fundamentação do signo linguístico em Umberto Eco, com a intenção de utilizar os referidos temas e autores, para subsidiar as metodologias de ensino-aprendizado de língua estrangeira (inglês e espanhol na rede de ensino público paulista. A abordagem conceitual dos dois autores nos permite inferir que o aprendizado de uma língua estrangeira é efetivado pela apropriação de enunciados e de conhecimento cultural, uma concepção pedagógica que confronta o método tradicional utilizado no ensino paulista, que é baseado, principalmente, no ensino de gramática e de léxicos. O artigo deriva da pesquisa teórica utilizada para subsidiar de uma dissertação de mestrado, que levanta e avalia preliminarmente, a integração das salas tradicionais de língua estrangeira nas escolas de ensino público, com ambientes digitais (em cursos on-line, e também os efeitos didático-pedagógicos da utilização de material audiovisual presencial e online.

  17. On the Issue of Pedagogical Authority

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    Sobkin V.S.

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available The paper focuses on Mikhail Kondratyev’s contributions to the exploration of pedagogical authority. Basing on the survey of 3056 students of 5—9 classes of Moscow schools the paper analyzes adolescents’ attitudes towards teacher as a referent adult: evaluations of his/her significance as a role model, descriptions of his/her social status with regard to the usefulness of the information received by the adolescent. It also reviews some features of interpersonal relationships within the teacher-student interaction: the adolescents’ reactions to criticisms, their evaluations of the significance of various reasons underlying conflicts with the teacher. The attitude of the students toward their teacher is analyzed through the lens of the educational process, including such parameters as the students’ physical and mental state during the lesson (authori- tarian/democratic style of the teacher’s behavior; the students’ trust in the teacher as the source of credible evaluations of their learning success; the impact of the teacher on the students’ interest in the school subject. The outcomes of the survey are reviewed in the context of the influence of certain demographic and social stratification factors. Special attention is drawn to the impact of academic achievements and the adolescent’s status in the group on his/her attitudes towards the teacher as the authoritative adult.

  18. THE GREAT RUSSIAN SCIENTIST M.V. LOMONOSOV

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    Full Text Available This article presents reflections on the contribution of the great Russian scientist, one of the most prominent world science stars Mikhail Lomonosov (8/19.11.1711–4/15.04.1765 in connection with the 300th anniversary of his birth celebrated in 2011. Particular attention is paid to his role as an advocate for the development of domestic education and science, and his views on medicine. In the same year we are celebrating the 250 years anniversary since M. Lomonosov’s writing the letter to I.I. Shuvalov, «On the saving and reproduction of the Russian People» (1761, which contained an extensive program of increasing the country's population,  which included a range of legal, social and medical measures to help increase fertility and reduce child mortality. Key words: M. V. Lomonosov, I. I. Shuvalov, Moscow University, «On the saving and reproduction of the Russian people». (Pediatric pharmacology. — 2011; 8 (6: 136–140.

  19. Biscrolling nanotube sheets and functional guests into yarns

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    Baughman, Ray

    2011-03-01

    Multifunctional applications of textiles have been limited by the inability to spin important materials into yarns. Generically applicable methods are demonstrated for producing weavable yarns comprising up to 95 wt % of otherwise unspinnable particulate or nanofiber powders that remain highly functional. Scrolled 50 nm thick carbon nanotube sheets confine these powders in the galleries of irregular scroll sacks, whose observed complex structures are related to twist-dependent extension of Archimedean spirals, Fermat spirals, or spiral pairs into scrolls. The strength and electronic connectivity of a small weight fraction of scrolled carbon nanotube sheet enables yarn weaving, sewing, knotting, braiding, and charge collection. This technology is used to make yarns of superconductors, Li-ion battery materials, graphene ribbons, catalytic nanofibers for fuel cells, and Ti O2 for photocatalysis. Work done in collaboration with Shaoli Fang, Xavier Lepro-Chavez, Chihye Lewis, Raquel Ovalle-Robles, Javier Carratero-Gonzalez, Elisabet Castillo-Martinez, Mikhail Kozlov, Jiyoung Oh, Neema Rawat, Carter Haines, Mohammed Haque, Vaishnavi Aare, Stephanie Stoughton, Anvar Zakhidov, and Ray Baughman, The University of Texas at Dallas / Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute.

  20. A cisão discursiva do Pará nas campanhas televisivas do plebiscito em 2011

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    Evelyn Cristina Ferreira de Aquino

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    Full Text Available O estudo observou como se engendraram os discursos sobre a extensão territorial nas campanhas televisivas das frentes pró e contra a criação dos estados do Carajás e do Tapajós no plebiscito de 2011, no Pará. O Horário Gratuito de Propaganda Eleitoral ocorreu de 11 de novembro a 7 de dezembro daquele ano. Ao todo, 80 programas foram produzidos, veiculados entre 12h e 12h10 e entre 19h30 e 19h40. Neste estudo, trabalhamos com 20 programas, vistos a partir da análise do discurso na vertente dialógica de Mikhail Bakhtin e da disputa por legitimação e descredenciamento de discursos, de Eliseo Verón. A análise mostrou que as frentes de campanhas atualizaram discursos históricos sobre o reordenamento de territórios na Amazônia, vozes que debatem a unidade territorial e a reestruturação da região para o desenvolvimento.

  1. Conflict of interests, nuclear weapons, and flexible response

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    Afheldt, H.

    1992-01-01

    When President Mikhail Gorbachev assumed power in the Soviet Union in 1985, neither goal had been achieved. Consequently, a serious crisis on NATO policy was developing. That crisis had its focus on the double-track decision of 1979 and the deployment in Central Europe of ground-based, Medium-range ballistic and cruise missiles. In the early 1990s the world looks much more promising. First steps for a new less confrontational political structure in Europe have been taken. First successes are in the field of disarmament are being realized. Unfortunately, the results have seen a tendency to forget about the difficulties. This paper reports on a new military security structure and force postures for central Europe, which avoid former roadblocks to disarmament and political cooperation and at the same time provide for military security just in case things go wrong in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, on some of the results of that study. As to the critical examination on the problems we face with NATO's security policy, two areas demand detailed examination: Political and military reasons for the failure of policies of detente, arms limitation, and disarmament in the past. The role of nuclear weapons in the policy of confrontation, especially their role inside NATO and in the continuing NATO crisis on nuclear deterrence

  2. Novo Jornalismo: fronteiras litero-factuais em A sangue Frio e em Radical Chique

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    Francisco Aquinei Timóteo Queirós

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available A pesquisa busca analisar de que forma fato e ficção se entrecruzam no “movimento” do Novo Jornalismo, a partir das obras A sangue Frio e Radical Chique e o Novo Jornalismo, de Truman Capote e Tom Wolfe, respectivamente. Pretende-se, a partir da investigação do corpus em estudo, revelar os aspectos que aproximam o fato jornalístico, a notícia e a reportagem às técnicas literárias do romance, do conto e da crônica. O estudo investiga o Novo Jornalismo sob o viés de textos centrais das áreas de teoria literária e estudos jornalísticos utilizando autores como Mikhail Bakhtin, Hayden White, Paul Ricoeur, Muniz Sodré; além de referenciar outros escritores que, como Tom Wolfe e Truman Capote, fizeram parte de um grande movimento renovador do jornalismo literário nos anos 1950, 1960 e 1970 chamado, genericamente, de Novo Jornalismo.

  3. Epigenomic annotation-based interpretation of genomic data: from enrichment analysis to machine learning.

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    Dozmorov, Mikhail G

    2017-10-15

    One of the goals of functional genomics is to understand the regulatory implications of experimentally obtained genomic regions of interest (ROIs). Most sequencing technologies now generate ROIs distributed across the whole genome. The interpretation of these genome-wide ROIs represents a challenge as the majority of them lie outside of functionally well-defined protein coding regions. Recent efforts by the members of the International Human Epigenome Consortium have generated volumes of functional/regulatory data (reference epigenomic datasets), effectively annotating the genome with epigenomic properties. Consequently, a wide variety of computational tools has been developed utilizing these epigenomic datasets for the interpretation of genomic data. The purpose of this review is to provide a structured overview of practical solutions for the interpretation of ROIs with the help of epigenomic data. Starting with epigenomic enrichment analysis, we discuss leading tools and machine learning methods utilizing epigenomic and 3D genome structure data. The hierarchy of tools and methods reviewed here presents a practical guide for the interpretation of genome-wide ROIs within an epigenomic context. mikhail.dozmorov@vcuhealth.org. Supplementary data are available at Bioinformatics online. © The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com

  4. Beyond the walls of the lunatic asylum: Christopher Hope’s early fiction

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    F. Wood

    2004-07-01

    Full Text Available This article examines an under-explored aspect of Christopher Hope’s early fiction: its capacity to suggest the potential for imaginative and psychological freedom through its comic, carnivalesque qualities. Hope produced various novels and stories set in South Africa during the 1950s and 1960s, including A Separate Development (1981, Black Swan (1987 and the short story collection Learning to Fly (1990. It is argued that Hope’s vision in these works tends to be perceived as essentially satirical, ultimately limited by bleakness and pessimism; while the carnivalesque, potentially liberatory aspects of his writing tend to be overlooked. By utilising comic and carnivalesque features Hope’s work indeed offers creative, liberated ways of apprehending reality. Mikhail Bakhtin’s discussion of the ability of the carnivalesque to open up new ways of seeing, through the “nonofficial” versions of reality that it proffers, is particularly relevant in this regard. It is argued that this latter aspect of Hope’s work is especially significant, bearing in mind the sense of constraint and confinement that seemed to dominate much of South African fiction during the apartheid era and that still remains a key concern in many postapartheid novels.

  5. IDF relationships using bivariate copula for storm events in Peninsular Malaysia

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    Ariff, N. M.; Jemain, A. A.; Ibrahim, K.; Wan Zin, W. Z.

    2012-11-01

    SummaryIntensity-duration-frequency (IDF) curves are used in many hydrologic designs for the purpose of water managements and flood preventions. The IDF curves available in Malaysia are those obtained from univariate analysis approach which only considers the intensity of rainfalls at fixed time intervals. As several rainfall variables are correlated with each other such as intensity and duration, this paper aims to derive IDF points for storm events in Peninsular Malaysia by means of bivariate frequency analysis. This is achieved through utilizing the relationship between storm intensities and durations using the copula method. Four types of copulas; namely the Ali-Mikhail-Haq (AMH), Frank, Gaussian and Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern (FGM) copulas are considered because the correlation between storm intensity, I, and duration, D, are negative and these copulas are appropriate when the relationship between the variables are negative. The correlations are attained by means of Kendall's τ estimation. The analysis was performed on twenty rainfall stations with hourly data across Peninsular Malaysia. Using Akaike's Information Criteria (AIC) for testing goodness-of-fit, both Frank and Gaussian copulas are found to be suitable to represent the relationship between I and D. The IDF points found by the copula method are compared to the IDF curves yielded based on the typical IDF empirical formula of the univariate approach. This study indicates that storm intensities obtained from both methods are in agreement with each other for any given storm duration and for various return periods.

  6. Novo Jornalismo: fronteiras litero-factuais em A sangue Frio e em Radical Chique

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    Francisco Aquinei Timóteo Queirós

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1984-784X.2012v12n18p130 A pesquisa busca analisar de que forma fato e ficção se entrecruzam no “movimento” do Novo Jornalismo, a partir das obras A sangue Frio e Radical Chique e o Novo Jornalismo, de Truman Capote e Tom Wolfe, respectivamente. Pretende-se, a partir da investigação do corpus em estudo, revelar os aspectos que aproximam o fato jornalístico, a notícia e a reportagem às técnicas literárias do romance, do conto e da crônica. O estudo investiga o Novo Jornalismo sob o viés de textos centrais das áreas de teoria literária e estudos jornalísticos utilizando autores como Mikhail Bakhtin, Hayden White, Paul Ricoeur, Muniz Sodré; além de referenciar outros escritores que, como Tom Wolfe e Truman Capote, fizeram parte de um grande movimento renovador do jornalismo literário nos anos 1950, 1960 e 1970 chamado, genericamente, de Novo Jornalismo.

  7. Uranium in a recent phosphorite formation process

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    Baturin, G N; Dubinchuk, V I; Kochenov, A V

    1986-01-01

    Uranium behaviour in the process of nowadays phosphorite formation in the sediments of Namibia shelf is considered. The material collected during the 3-d trip of the research vessel ''Akademik Kurchatov'' and 26-th trip of the research vessel ''Mikhail Lomonosov'' is used. The samples from three geological stations 2046, 2047 and 2048 from the depths of 78-87 m have been investigated. Each sample (mass from 0.2 to 0.3 kg) is composed of several samples representing unified genetic series: holocene diatomic silts enclosing phosphorites - phosphatized silts - phosphorite concretions. Uranium has been determined by the X-ray spectral method; phosphorus, organic carbon and other components - by the chemical analysis. Uranium forms investigated by the combination of methods of electron microscopy, microdiffraction, microradioautography and microsounding. Uranium content in nowadays phosphorites at the shelf is 3-106 g/t. Uranium accumulation in phosphorites at the initial stages of their formation is controlled by its content in host sediments. In the course of litification of diagenetic phosphate concretions the uranium content in them varies from 40 to 80 g/t. The uranium concentration process in phosphorites is accompanied by formation of independent mineral phases of uranium oxide and ningyoite type.

  8. Daimoniono įvaizdis ir subjekto raiškos formos Czesławo Miłoszo poezijoje | The concept of Daemonion and forms of subject expression in the poetry of Czesław Miłosz

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    Erika Malažinskaitė

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The paper analyses the poetry of Czesław Miłosz as a field of intersubjective relationships, referring to the aesthetics of Mikhail Bakhtin. In the collection “Oca­lenie” (1945, the subject is viewed as a mediator, and this is more fully elaborated in the later poetical works of Miłosz. Various ways of expressing the subject “I” as the mediator actualize its problematic status and intersubjective relationships, its dialogue with the ot­her characters of other poetical texts. Poetical charac­ters differ in either being dead (and thus existing only in memory related with biographical texts or acting in another world (God and Daemonion. The subject gives voice to characters of the other world and in this way becomes a mediator. A specific emphasis is given to the concept of Daemonion. The paper ana­lyses different texts in which this image appears, and morphs. A question arises whether Daemonion is a character, or whether it is related to the complicated issue of form and content. To conclude, Daemonion appearing in poetry is the form itself. Also presented are various forms of the expressed subject (subject-witness, subject-chronicler, subject-shaman, which are related to the changing poetry, and the visual development of the characters.

  9. Two bullets to the head and an early winter: fate permits Kutuzov to defeat Napoleon at Moscow.

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    Kushchayev, Sergiy V; Belykh, Evgenii; Fishchenko, Yakiv; Salei, Aliaksei; Teytelboym, Oleg M; Shabaturov, Leonid; Cruse, Mark; Preul, Mark C

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    General Mikhail Kutuzov (circa 1745-1813) brilliantly repelled Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Honored as a national hero and a savior of Russia, Kutuzov has a unique medical story. He was shot in the head twice while fighting the Turks (1774 and 1788) and survived the serious injuries seemingly against all odds. The first bullet "ran through the head from one temple to the other behind both eyes." The second bullet entered the cheek, destroyed upper teeth, traveled through the head, and exited the occiput. Massot, a French surgeon with the Russian army, wrote after treating Kutuzov's seemingly two mortal wounds: "It must be believed that fate appoints Kutuzov to something great, because he was still alive after two injuries, a death sentence by all the rules of medical science." Aided by Massot's expert surgical technique, Kutuzov lived to become intimately engaged in events that altered world history. His health did, however, suffer significant effects due to the bullet wounds. In 1812, as Napoleon's Grande Armée approached, Kutuzov realized he could not confront Napoleon and he strategically retreated from Moscow, submitting the French to the harsh winter and Russian cavalry. Napoleon's devastated army retreated to Paris, and Kutuzov became the personification of Russian spirit and character. Kutuzov's survival of two nearly mortal head wounds created the legends, additional mystery, and drama surrounding him, not the least astonishing of which was the skilled neurosurgical care that probably saved his life.

  10. Diálogos narrativos: as linhas de aproximação entre o audiovisual e os video games = Narrative dialogues: parallels between the audiovisual and video games

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    Barbosa, Afonso Manoel da Silva

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    Full Text Available Pretendemos analisar as zonas de intersecção entre a linguagem audiovisual, sobretudo a cinematográfica, e a dos video games. Para tanto, examinamos o percurso desse processo observando as relações dialógicas estabelecidas entre esses dois campos discursivos a partir das franquias, adaptações e influências mútuas registradas em suas narrativas. Utilizaremos estudos sobre o dialogismo bakhtiniano a partir de Robert Stam e do próprio Mikhail Bakhtin, além de pesquisas sobre teoria da adaptação propostas por Linda Hutcheon. Como objeto central e produto dessas trocas entre dispositivos estéticos, traremos uma análise mais detalhada do jogo Red Dead Redemption (2009, Rockstar games, assinalando questões relacionadas à mise-en-scène do video game, utilizando os preceitos teóricos de David Bordwell e Kristin Thompson

  11. Da produtividade dialógica no espaço biográfico

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    André Luis Mitidieri

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    Full Text Available No presente trabalho, buscamos situar, dentro do pensamento de Mikhail Bakhtin, o conjunto de textos nos quais podemos encontrar formulações acerca de formas e gêneros (autobiográficos, assim como dos mais diversos diálogos por eles firmados com o gênero romanesco. Tais aportes encontram-se sobretudo naqueles escritos relativos à noção de cronotopo que, junto a outros conceitos bakhtinianos, dentre os quais, destacamos dialogismo, revelam-se como fundamentais à identificação das articulações que permitem compreender o lugar teórico ocupado pelo “espaço biográfico” no contexto da reflexão de Bakhtin. Essa expressão, formulada a partir da ideia de “espaço biográfico”, estabelecida pelo estudioso francês Philippe Lejeune, e repensada pela pesquisadora argentina Leonor Arfuch, denomina a circunferência interdiscursiva que, atualmente, abriga não apenas a autobiografia, a biografia e gêneros vizinhos, mas também outras valorações culturais de ordem similar ou mesmo estilizadas, hibridizadas, matizadas por tonalidades (autobiográficas.

  12. O jornalismo e a construção do verdadeiro no campo econômico: uma análise à luz das reflexões bakhtiana e foucaultiana sobre discursos

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    Hérica Lene

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    O objetivo deste artigo é articular a construção do verdadeiro no campo econômico e os discursos produzidos pelo jornalismo sobre esta área. A questão que nos instiga é: como as notícias ajudam a construir uma “realidade” sobre o campo econômico? Partimos da premissa de que o noticiário de economia se pauta, principalmente, pelos prognósticos e não apenas pelos relatos de acontecimentos do presente. Com isso, muitas vezes, antecipam situações e provocam mudanças no mercado. O corpus de análise é constituído de edições dos dois principais jornais do país – O Globo e Folha de S. Paulo – de julho de 1994, mês de lançamento do Plano Real. Partindo das reflexões sobre a questão da comunicação e do discurso de Mikhail Bakhtin e de Michel Foucault, e de outros aportes teóricos, são analisados alguns aspectos da cobertura jornalística de economia.

  13. “ALL THE NAMES”, BY JOSÉ SARAMAGO: A TEXT WITHIN FOLDS

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    Maria Cecília Rogers Paranhos

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    Full Text Available This study aims at developing an analysis about the presence of baroque traits in the novel Todos os Nomes by José Saramago. For this purpose it will be used, above all, reflexions of Gilles Deleuze in his work A Dobra: Leibniz e o Barroco, in which, beyond the question of the endless double and its respective unfoldings, it will be studied the question of the individual moving and the voluntary free act that conduct to the final act, as well as the analysis of the unfinished man and unmutable concepts determined by rigid systems, marks of Baroque’s century and visible in our contemporary society. On the other way, the study aims at evidencing the novel’s narrative technique in order to report them to the daily adventure’s theme and to the modern anti-hero, as also as to the carnival literature, and, for that, I will make a lecture of Problemas da Poética de Dostoievski from Mikhail Bakhtin.

  14. La satira grottesca nelle tre ‘povesti’ di Michail Bulgakov: la tragica carnevalizzazione della Russia degli anni Venti

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    Cheti Traini

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    Full Text Available At the end of 1921 Mikhail Bulgakov, a young doctor from Kiev with literary expectations, finally moved to Moscow. The capital of the new Soviet world is entering into the Nep’s years, featured by the figure of a new social climber, the nepman. Moscow and the entire Russia are changing, by staging a kind of huge Carnival of which Bulgakov chooses to portrait its contradictory and paradoxal nature throughout the instruments of a grotesque satire. The writer intends to represent the relativity and absurdity of situations that cross the threshold of reality to penetrate the world of paradox and absurd, where mistaken identities, amazing discoveries and unlikely experiments may be read as dethronizations of inauthentic heroes, unmasking of false myths, tragi-comic teasing of the authoritarian word. This paper analyses three examples of the bulgakovian satire in the ‘povesti’ D’javoliada,  Rokovye jajca e Sobač’e serdce and, with the aid of Bachtin’s interpretations, it suggests a new reading of the three writings and an insight into the reasons for the choice of the satirical genre in the whole literary work of the writer.

  15. Teleparallel Lagrange geometry and a unified field theory

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    Wanas, M I [Department of Astronomy, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, CTP of the British University in Egypt (BUE) (Egypt); Youssef, Nabil L; Sid-Ahmed, A M, E-mail: wanas@frcu.eun.eg, E-mail: nyoussef@frcu.eun.e, E-mail: nlyoussef2003@yahoo.f, E-mail: amrs@mailer.eun.e, E-mail: amrsidahmed@gmail.co [Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Cairo University (Egypt)

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    In this paper, we construct a field theory unifying gravity and electromagnetism in the context of extended absolute parallelism (EAP) geometry. This geometry combines, within its structure, the geometric richness of the tangent bundle and the mathematical simplicity of absolute parallelism (AP) geometry. The constructed field theory is a generalization of the generalized field theory (GFT) formulated by Mikhail and Wanas. The theory obtained is purely geometric. The horizontal (resp. vertical) field equations are derived by applying the Euler-Lagrange equations to an appropriate horizontal (resp. vertical) scalar Lagrangian. The symmetric part of the resulting horizontal (resp. vertical) field equations gives rise to a generalized form of Einstein's field equations in which the horizontal (resp. vertical) energy-momentum tensor is purely geometric. The skew-symmetric part of the resulting horizontal (resp. vertical) field equations gives rise to a generalized form of Maxwell equations in which the electromagnetic field is purely geometric. Some interesting special cases, which reveal the role of the nonlinear connection in the obtained field equations, are examined. Finally, the condition under which our constructed field equations reduce to the GFT is explicitly established.

  16. Feast of fools : the carnivalesque in John Kennedy Toole's A confederacy of dunces

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    Julija Potrč

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    Full Text Available Despite the fact that the action in John Kennedy Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces has often been compared to a carnival, there is little that the maincharacter, Ignatius Reilly, has in common with those participating in a true medieval carnival as described by Mikhail Bakhtin in Rabelais and His World. Ignatius tries to assert his superiority over others both with his speech and behavior, violating the principal rule of carnivalesque equality, and is aggressively opposed to sexuality, which was a deeply positive concept in the carnival culture, symbolizing fertility, growth, and new birth. A greatsource of humor in the novel is the difference between the highly educated speech used by Ignatius and the vernacular spoken by other characters. This difference was successfully transposed into Slovene by translator Nuša Rozman, who managed to capture the differences between social classes by using various degrees of colloquialisms and slang expressions, while opting to nevertheless transcribe the characters' speech in a way that is grammatically correct; a practice that has long been present in both original and translated Slovene literature, which highlights the fact that despite an increase in the number of works written in the vernacular over the past years, a universal standard on how to transcribe spoken Slovene has yet to be established.

  17. Europe, arms control and American security

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    Burns, W.F.

    1992-01-01

    What has come to be called the Revolution of 1989 has swept away longstanding political and economic arrangements in Eastern Europe. Perhaps more important, it has also called into question the fundamental underpinnings of European security created during the nonpeace that followed World War II. In June 1990, the Warsaw Treaty Organization abandoned the notion that NATO was the ideological enemy. At the same time, NATO ministers agreed at Tunberry, Scotland, to consider defining the Atlantic Alliance as more of a partner of the Soviet Union than as an enemy. The Washington summit of May 1990 between president Mikhail Gorbachev and president George Bush further highlighted the recent changes in the Soviet Union and its former satellites. Issues going to the heart of the viability of the Soviet Union and the communist system of political and economic organization competed with German reunification as central themes. Arms control issues, particularly as they pertain in European military stability, became contingent and dependent on the development of a broader political and economic framework for a new Europe. Whether this framework is viable remains an open question as Gorbachev's role is challenged more and more within the Soviet Union. This paper deals with European arms control issues from the point of view of the United States and its own security interests. The United States involved its security inextricably with that of Western Europe as a conscious decision in the turmoil following World War II

  18. Reviews of recent publications

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    Full Text Available Anderson, Stephanie. Le Discours Féminin de Marguerite Duras by Julia Lauer-Chéenne Booker, M. Keith. Literature and Domination: Sex, Knowledge, and Power in Modern Fiction by Frédérique Chevillot Chevillot, Frédérique. La Réouverture du texte by Susan Ireland Cixous, Hélène. Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing by Jeff Schneider Descombes, Vincent. The Barometer of Modern Reason: On the Philosophies of Current Events by André Pierre Colombat Holmgren, Beth. Women's Works in Stalin's Time: On Lidiia Chukovskaia and Nadezhda Mandelstam by Serafima Roll Lyotard, Jean François. Political Writings . Trans. Bill Readings and Kevin Paul Geiman by Ronald Bogue McPherson, Karen S. Incriminations: Guilty Women/Telling Stories by Colette Hall Melnick, Daniel C. Fullness of Dissonance. Modern Fiction and the Aesthetics of Music by Walter A. Strauss Scatton, Linda Hart. Mikhail Zoshchenko: Evolution of a Writer by Eric Lozowy Sollers, Philippe. Watteau in Venice by T. Douglas Doyle Steele, Cynthia. Politics, Gender, and the Mexican Novel, 1968-1988: Beyond the Pyramid by Jill S. Kuhnheim Webb, Barbara J. Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction. Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris and Eduard Glissant by Nicasio Urbina

  19. Retratos próprios e desconhecidos: experiências de fronteiras (? E diálogos artísticos nas Amazônias Ocidental e Oriental

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    John Fletcher

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    Full Text Available O presente trabalho apresenta uma interpretação crí- tica e social de dois projetos artísticos apresentados na cidade de Popayán, Colômbia, localizada na Amazônia Ocidental, em diálogo com outro projeto visual realizado na cidade de Belém, Pará, Brasil, território pertencente à Amazônia Oriental. Em termos conceituais, o mesmo será amparado por alguns eixos de pensamentos críticos como os de Clifford Geertz, Raymond Williams, Pierre Bordieu, Chantal Mouffe, Ernesto Laclau, Mikhail Bakhtin e Nestor García Canclini, bem como buscará destacar uma metodologia polifônica, em muito articulada com alguns dos pressupostos da participação de distintos sujeitos para um agenciamento liminar do pensamento Latino Americano. É sob estes marcadores contextuais, portanto, que a pesquisa se alia a uma operação interpretativa para se rascunhar e debater aproximações e distanciamentos alocados no interior destas Amazônias, cujas visibilidades dão sustentação para horizontes dinâmicos, talvez mais inclusivos e menos autoritários. Palavras-chave: Arte Contemporânea, Interpretação, Amazônia, Colômbia.

  20. Embodied ideas and divided selves: revisiting Laing via Bakhtin.

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    Burkitt, Ian; Sullivan, Paul

    2009-09-01

    In this article, we apply Mikhail Bakhtin's model of a 'divided self' to R.D. Laing's eponymous work on the lived experience of divided selves in 'psychosis'. Both of these authors offer intriguing insights into the fracturing of self through its social relationships (including the 'micro-dialogues' staged for oneself) but from uniquely different perspectives. Bakhtin (1984) uses Dostoevsky's novels as his material for a theory of self, centrally concerned with moments of split identity, crisis, and personal transformation, while Laing relies on his patient's accounts of 'psychosis'. We will outline how two key Bakhtinian divisions of the self (spirit/soul and authoritative/internally persuasive discourse) help to make sense of Laing's descriptions of his patient's experiences and micro-dialogues. Conversely, when refracted through Laing's phenomenology Bakhtin's account of the self becomes richer and somewhat darkened in terms of a double-edged ontology, which describes a maximally open self but one that is consumed by ideas, unable to manage their contradictions. The implications of this for managing the dilemmas of self-identity will be drawn out.

  1. The center-cut solution.

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    Firnstahl, T W

    1993-01-01

    Timothy Firnstahl owns five successful restaurants in Seattle, but he recently came very close to owning none. In the early 1990s, he found himself, like so many restauranteurs, facing rising costs, inefficient management, and a recession. Confronting financial annihilation, Firnstahl had to act quickly: since he had no peripherals to trim, he cut off the head of his company. Remarkably, it worked. Firnstahl's problem was his new and innovative restaurant, Sharps Fresh Roasting. The heart of the Sharps concept was a unique long-roasting technique that made lean, inexpensive meats taste as juicy and delicious as fattier, expensive cuts. The process also lent itself to faster service and lower labor costs. But it wasn't working. Sharps wasn't breaking even, and his other restaurants couldn't make up the difference. He needed a solution fast. Firnstahl got his answer from Mikhail Gorbachev: slash the centralized command and liberate the company. In doing so, he would also transfer virtually all power and responsibility to his line managers. And after five months of intensive study and planning, he accomplished what he set out to do. He fired most of his corporate staff, empowered his restaurant managers with "100% Power and Responsibility," and, finally, undertook a massive promotion campaign. A year later, Sharps Fresh Roasting is the gold mine Firnstahl always believed it could be. He's done away with bureaucracy and turned business around in a down market. All this because his managers are managing themselves.

  2. Design and Testing of Aquaponic in Producing Crops and Live stocks

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    Misman Sumin; Nor Fairul Azam Abdul Wahab; Shyful Azizi Abdul Rahman

    2015-01-01

    Aquaponics is a combination of two technologies of food production that symbiosis and interdependence of the water cycle system of aquaculture where the water from the tank fish farming treated and cleaned before it is returned to the fish tank and system hydroponic plants without soil (soil less) using nutrient waste resulting from tank fish farming as a source of fertilizer. Nowadays, aquaponic system produced in various forms. However, in essence, aquaponics system consists of a fish tank, reservoir for plants containing media plants without soil and water cycle system. System bell siphon is the water cycle system, which is installed on thermostatic crops to enable water to be pumped from the tanks of fish fills reservoirs of plant and then after the water level reaches a certain level, water will be released at a higher rate in order to avoid tree roots submerged. This system is also known as a tidal system. Aquaponic technology has been introduced since 1960, but only popular in recent years especially in Malaysia because of the interest of the public to crops and livestock activities in the residence. The concept of aquaponics can help the economy and to ensure household food cleaner and safer. In addition, the cost of food rising, rising steel costs and the lack of land for agriculture has attracted the interest of researchers, entrepreneurs and non-governmental bodies to promote technology relevant to society aquaponics. A mini aquaponic system tide was designed and built and made attempts to breed catfish with some plants such as spinach, Gaga and mint. The system attempts to run for as long as 2 months old. The total cost of producing one unit of this brief aquaponic system was obtained. The results of this initial trial had an initial overview of the effectiveness and problems of the use of this aquaponic system that can be shared with other interested individuals. Various studies such as the study continued feasible nutrient cycles, increase the size of

  3. Tetrafluorophenolate of HBED-CC: a versatile conjugation agent for 68Ga-labeled small recombinant antibodies

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    Eder, Matthias; Waengler, Bjoern; Eisenhut, Michael; Knackmuss, Stefan; LeGall, Fabrice; Little, Melvyn; Haberkorn, Uwe; Mier, Walter

    2008-01-01

    The success of 68 Ga-labeled peptides for positron emission tomography of neuroendocrine tumors is mainly depending on the complex chemistry of this radioisotope. 1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7,10-tetraacetic acid (DOTA), the chelator of choice has however limitations if its application is expanded to heat-sensitive proteins. Recombinant antibodies like single chain Fv or diabodies belong to this class of proteins. They are suited to provide imaging contrast despite the short-lived 68 Ga because of their rapid blood clearances and nanomolar affinities. The heterobifunctional agent N,N'-bis[2-hydroxy-5-(carboxyethyl)benzyl]ethylenediamine-N,N'-diacetic acid (HBED-CC) was chosen as an alternative ligand because this agent is complexing [ 68 Ga]Ga 3+ much faster than DOTA at ambient temperatures. A versatile technology for HBED-CC conjugation of proteins and 68 Ga-labeling has been developed. This included HBED-CC-tetrafluorophenol (TFP) ester synthesis, coupling to the antibody at various pH and complexation reactions performed in 4-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperazineethanesulfonic acid (HEPES) buffer under different conditions. The synthesis of the monoreactive 2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenolate of HBED-CC at a carboxyl group not participating in complex formation used [Fe(HBED-CC)] - for ester formation. The removal of Fe 3+ from purified (HBED-CC)TFP ester was achieved with RP 18 cartridge technology. The conjugation chemistry was performed with mAb425 which binds to the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). This protein was used for optimizing purposes only. The influence of complexation parameters like temperature, pH, reaction time, and HBED-CC/antibody ratio on the biological activity of this model antibody was investigated. Furthermore, the outcome of this labeling procedure on the biological activity of a recombinant diabody (50 kDa) was studied. It is known that small HBED-CC/antibody ratios are prerequisites for minimal interference of labels with antigen

  4. Okul öncesi ve sınıf öğretmenliği öğrencilerinin öğrenme yaklaşımlarının incelenmesi / Analysis of approaches to learning of students in preschool and primary school teaching departments

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    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available ÖZETBu çalışmanın amacı, okul öncesi ve sınıf öğretmenliği öğrencilerinin öğrenme yaklaşımlarını tercih etme düzeylerini ve tercih düzeylerinin bölüm, cinsiyet ve sınıf düzeyi değişkenleri açısından anlamlı farklılık gösterip göstermediğini belirlemektir. Araştırma tarama modelinde bir çalışmadır. Araştırmanın evreni, 2011-2012 eğitim-öğretim yılı, bahar yarıyılında, Atatürk Üniversitesi, Kazım Karabekir Eğitim Fakültesi, Okul Öncesi Öğretmenliği ve Sınıf Öğretmenliği Programlarında öğrenim gören toplam 854 öğrenciden oluşmaktadır. Araştırmanın örneklemi ise evren içerisinden basit seçkisiz örnekleme yöntemiyle seçilen 330 kişiden oluşmaktadır. Verilerin elde edilmesinde Öğrenme Yaklaşımları ve Çalışma Becerileri Ölçeği kullanılmıştır. Araştırmanın sonuçlarına göre üç öğrenme yaklaşımı da yüz üzerinden altmış ortalamanın üstünde tercih edilmektedir. Okul öncesi ve sınıf öğretmenliği öğrencilerinin öğrenme yaklaşımları tercihleri arasında anlamlı farklılık yoktur. Cinsiyet değişkenine göre ise sadece yüzeysel öğrenme yaklaşımında anlamlı farklılık vardır. Yüzeysel öğrenme yaklaşımını erkek öğrenciler kız öğrencilere göre anlamlı ölçüde daha çok tercih etmişlerdir. Sınıf düzeyi değişkenine göre de sadece yüzeysel öğrenme yaklaşımında anlamlı farklılık vardır.

  5. THE RATE OF LIBRARY USE BY PRE-SERVICE TURKISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS TÜRKÇE ÖĞRETMENİ ADAYLARININ KÜTÜPHANELERİ KULLANMA DURUMLARI

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    Full Text Available The aim of this study is to evaluate the extent and the use of libraries by pre-service Turkish language teachers according to some variables (gender, classroom, parents’ occupation, level of achievement.The universe of the study consists of 120 pre-service teachers whose 61 are male and 59 female studying in different classes at Turkish Teaching departments, Kazım Karabekir School of Education, Atatürk University in 2009-2010 school term.The research has been done by descriptive scanning model. In the study, to be able to determine the extent of use of libraries by pre-service Turkish language teachers, Using Library Sources Questionnaire (ULSQ has been invented by looking through the relevant literature. The data collected from ULSQ have been analyzed by frequency, percentage and Anova in SPSS 11.5 program.As a result of the study, it is found out that the pre-service teachers give importance to libraries and their use of libraries varies in terms of gender, classroom, parents’ occupation and the level of achievement. Bu çalışmada Türkçe öğretmeni adaylarının kütüphaneleri kullanma durumlarının tespit edilmesi ve çeşitli değişkenlere (Cinsiyet, Sınıf, Anne-Baba Mesleği, Başarı Durumu göre değerlendirilmesi amaçlanmıştır. Araştırmanın örneklemini, 2009–2010 akademik yılında, Atatürk Üniversitesi Kâzım Karabekir Eğitim Fakültesi Türkçe Eğitimi Bölümünde öğrenim gören 61’i erkek, 59’u kız olmak üzere 120 öğretmen adayı oluşturmuştur. Bu araştırma, betimsel tarama modelinde yapılmıştır. Çalışmada adayların kütüphaneleri kullanma durumlarını belirlemek amacıyla ilgili literatür taranarak “Kütüphaneleri Kullanma Anketi (KKA” geliştirilmiştir. Veriler, SPSS 11.5 paket programı aracılığıyla frekans, yüzde ve Anova istatistik teknikleri kullanılarak analiz edilmiştir.Araştırma sonucunda, adayların kütüphanelere önem verdikleri ve k

  6. Öğretmen Adaylarının Tarihi Görselleri Analiz Düzeyleri

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    Full Text Available Görsel kaynaklar tarih araştırmalarında ve öğretiminde büyük bir öneme sahiptir. Tarih eğitiminde görsel kaynaklar doğası gereği soyut olan tarihi bilgiyi somutlaştırarak onu yeni kuşaklar için daha anlaşılır bir hale getirmekte aynı zamanda öğrencilerin yaratıcı düşünce ve hayal gücünün gelişmesinde yardımcı olmaktadır (Smirnova ve Romanov, 2007:  1. Öğrencilerin görsel analiz becerilerini geliştirmek sadece tarih derslerindeki kavrama ve başarı düzeyleri açısından değil aynı zamanda yaşam boyu öğrenme becerilerinin gelişimi açısından da önemlidir. Çünkü bu alanda iyi olan bir kişi, çevresinde gördüğü eylemlerin, objelerin ve sembollerin farklılığını anlayabilmekte ve onları daha doğru yorumlayabilmektedir (Alpan, 2008: 76-77. Öğrencilerin görsel analiz becerilerinin gelişiminde en önemli unsur tabi öğretmenlerdir. Görsellerin öğretmenler tarafından tarih derslerinde doğru kullanımı öğrencilerin görsel analiz ve görsel okuryazarlık becerilerini olumlu yönde etkileyecektir. Bu araştırmanın amacı tarih ve sosyal bilgiler öğretmen adaylarının görsel analiz düzeylerini tespit etmektir. Çalışmada nitel durum araştırması yöntemi ve iç içe geçmiş tek durum deseni kullanılmıştır. Çalışma grubuna Atatürk Üniversitesi Kazım Karabekir Eğitim Fakültesi Tarih Eğitimi ve Sosyal Bilgiler Eğitimi son sınıf öğrencileri dâhil edilmiştir. Veri toplama aracı olarak araştırmacılar tarafından hazırlanmış “Görsel Analiz Düzeyi” çalışma kâğıdı kullanılmıştır. Araştırma sonucunda öğretmen adaylarının büyük çoğunluğunun tarihsel görselleri analiz ederken tanımlama düzeyindeki görevlerde dahi zorlandıkları, görseller hakkında derinlemesine ve detaylı analizler yapamadıkları, genellikle kısa ifadeler ve açıklamalar kullandıkları, akademik bir tavır sergileyemeyerek kaynağa duygusal bir

  7. Tarih Öğretmen Adaylarının Bölümü Tercih Etme Nedenleri İle Bölümden Beklentilerine İlişkin Görüşleri (Atatürk Üniversitesi Örneği

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    Full Text Available Bu çalışmanın amacı Tarih Öğretmenliği Anabilim Dalı 1. sınıf öğretmen adaylarının Tarih Öğretmenliği bölümünü seçme nedenleri ile bölümden beklentilerine yönelik görüşlerini araştırmaktır. Çalışmada ayrıca öğretmen adaylarının tarihe ilgi durumları ile tarih öğretiminin amaçları hakkındaki görüşleri de tespit edilmeye çalışılmıştır. Bunun nedeni çalışmanın boylamsal bir araştırmanın ilk aşaması olup aynı çalışma grubu ile 5 yıllık öğrenim süreçlerinde yürütülecek olmasıdır. Böylelikle bu boylamsal araştırmanın sonunda tarih öğretmen adaylarının tarihe ilgi durumlarının, tarih öğretiminin amaçları hakkındaki görüşlerinin ve bölümden memnuniyet durumları ile ileriye yönelik bölümden beklentilerinin ne yönde ve nasıl bir değişim izlediği ortaya konulmaya çalışılacaktır. Araştırmanın çalışma grubu Atatürk Üniversitesi Kazım Karabekir Eğitim Fakültesi Tarih Öğretmenliği Anabilim Dalı 1. sınıf öğretmen adaylarının tamamıdır. Bu öğretmen adaylarının 20’si erkek, 19’u ise kızdır. Araştırmanın ilk aşamasında nitel bir yaklaşım benimsenmiş olup veri toplama aracı olarak yarı yapılandırılmış görüşme formu kullanılmıştır. Veriler içerik analizi yöntemi ile çözümlenmiş ve elde edilen bulgular frekans, yüzde ve doğrudan alıntılarla birlikte tablo haline getirilip yorumlanmıştır. Elde edilen sonuçlara göre tarih öğretmen adaylarının büyük çoğunluğu tarih öğretiminin amacını geçmişten tecrübe edinerek bugüne ve geleceğe yön verme olarak görmüşlerdir. Öğretmen adaylarının çok büyük bir bölümü tarihe ilgi duymakta ve bu ilginin en önemli kaynağını da ilköğretim ve ortaöğretimdeki öğretmenleri oluşturmaktadır. Öğretmen adaylarının tarih öğretmenliği bölümünü seçme nedenleri arasında ise tarihe duydukları ilgi ve iş kayg

  8. Derleme Sözlüğünde Dokumacılık Mesleği İle İlgili Söz Varlığı Existent Words Used For Weaving Occupation From The Dictionary Of Collected Words

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    2013-07-01

    ılığın ortaya çıkmasını sağlamıştır. Bu zanaat zamanla gelişmiştir. İnsanlar tarihi olarak tespit edilemeyen dönemlerde keçi yününden bugün düz dokuma tekniği adı verilen göçebe tenteleri yapmışlardır.Daha sonraki dönemlerde Alacahöyük’te arkeolojik kazılarda bulunan gümüş kirmanlar (M.Ö.3000-2000, Gordion’da bulunan Frigyalılara ait sumak ve cicim dokuma parçaları, Konya’nın Çumra ilçesi merkezinin kuzeyindeki Çatalhöyük’te yapılan kazılarda Neolitik çağa (Cilalı Taş çağı ait (M.Ö 6000dokuma parçaları dokumacılığın Anadolu’da geliştiğini göstermektedir. Bu elimize geçen parçalar sayesinde dokumacılık tarihini Anadolu’da M.Ö. VII. yüzyıla kadar indirebilmekteyiz.1071 yılında Türkler Anadolu’ya geldiklerinde ileri düzeyde bir dokumacılık sanatıyla karşılaşmışlardır. Selçuklu İmparatorluğu döneminde de Türk kilim ve halı dokumacılığı gelişmeye başlamıştır. Birçoğu halen belgelenememiş sayısız halı parçasının 13 ve 14. yüzyıllardan kalma en eski Selçuklu halıları olduğu tahmin edilmektedir.Çalışmamızda Türkiye’de halk ağzından derlenmiş olan Derleme Sözlüğünde yer alan Dokumacılık mesleği ile ilgili söz varlığı incelenmiş, konuyla ilgili tarihî ve çağdaş kaynaklar taranmış, tespit edilen söz varlıkları dokumacılıkta kullanılan malzeme ismi, dokumacılıkta kullanılan alet ve araç ismi, dokumacılıkta kullanılan fiiller, dokumacılıkta kullanılan motif ve işlemeler, dokumada çalışan kişilere verilen isimler, dokumacılıkta kullanılan renk isimleri olmak üzere altı başlık altında gruplandırılmıştır. Ayrıca tespit edilen bu söz varlığı içerisinde ödünçleme kelimeler varsa bu kelimelerin kökenleri hakkında da bilgi verilmeye çalışılmıştır.

  9. Algumas idéias sobre a relação educação e comunicação no âmbito da Saúde A few ideas on the relation education and communication in the field of Health

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    Ausonia Favorido Donato

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo discute alguns conceitos acerca da articulação entre Educação e Comunicação no âmbito da Saúde através da discussão de duas experiências educacionais com jovens e adultos. Tem início pela circunscrição do constructo "ambito da Saúde" não apenas como um locus a partir do qual seja possível localizar fenômenos relacionados à Saúde, mas também como uma instância social e historicamente construída por indivíduos que estabelecem entre si relações de troca e de poder. A partir do elemento social comum, articulam-se os aspectos relacionados à Educação e à Comunicação. Quanto à Comunicação, tencionou-se abordá-la não em sua dimensão midiática latu senso mas, sim, a partir de sua condição de produção de sentido social no interior da subjetividade, utilizando para isso alguns conceitos do linguísta russo Mikhail Bakhtin. No tocante à Educação, destacou-se a articulação entre as várias dimensões do processo ensino-aprendizagem, esquematizadas em seus campos de saber. Enfim, pudemos verificar que, ao contrário de uma abordagem eminentemente comunicacional dos problemas de Saúde, a contribuição da relação entre Comunicação e Educação, localizada no âmbito da Saúde, faz questionar uma tendência corrente que privilegia as mídias em detrimento da promoção do sujeito.This article discusses some concepts about the link between Education and Communication in the field of Health through the discussion of two educational experiences with youngsters and adults. It begins with the circunscription of the constructed "field of health" not only as a locus from which it is possible to locate phenomena related to Health but also as a social instance and historically made by individuals who establish among themselves exchange and power relationships. Starting with the common social element, the aspects related to Education and Communication get jointed. As for Communication, we meant to

  10. O CARNAVAL QORPOSANTENSE

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    Lileana Mourão Franco de Sá (UFAM

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    Full Text Available Este artigo propõe uma reflexão sobre o discurso teatral de José Joaquim de Campos Leão, o Qorpo-Santo, por meio de ideias nucleares do teórico russo Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975, um dos críticos mais intrigantes da teoria literária e linguística do século XX.  Qorpo-Santo viveu no século XIX, abordando temas como o incesto, o homossexualismo, o adultério, em peças cuja estrutura fugia ao padrão literário vigente: o teatro de costumes.  O universo teatral às avessas do dramaturgo gaúcho impressiona-nos pela elaboração de uma estética que se opôs aos cânones oficiais seus contemporâneos. Qorpo-Santo chamou algumas de suas comédias de borrões e acrescentou que como tal, deveriam passar pelas correções que se fizessem necessárias. Sua vida e obra transbordaram para a dramaturgia, psiquiatria, psicanálise, cinema e romance. A carnavalização invade seu teatro, construído sem qualquer suporte de coerência psicológica no desenvolvimento das personagens, do tempo ou do espaço.PALAVRAS-CHAVE: Bakhtin; Carnavalização; Borrões; Qorpo-Santo. Abstract The aim of this article is a reflection on the theatrical discourse of José Joaquim de Campos Leão, “Qorpo Santo”, through concepts or nuclear ideas of the Russian Theorist Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975 one of the most intriguing critics of literary theory and Linguistics of the 20th century. Qorpo Santo lived in the 19th century approaching themes such as incest, homosexuality, adultery, in plays whose structure was totally different from the literary pattern of that time: The Theater of Manners. The chaotic theatrical and also reverse universe of the playwright, who was born in Rio Grande do Sul-Brazil, impresses us for the creation and elaboration of an aesthetics which opposes the official canons of his contemporaries. Qorpo Santo named some of his comedies “drafts” and said that since they were drafts they had to go through the necessary corrections. His life

  11. Infância, televisão e publicidade: uma metodologia de pesquisa em construção Child, television and publicity: a metodology in constructing research

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    2002-07-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo tem como foco principal a relação estabelecida entre criança e publicidade televisiva. A perspectiva teórica e metodológica é baseada nas idéias de Walter Benjamin, Mikhail Bakhtin e Oliviero Toscani. O objetivo é entender o contexto social e cultural mais amplo no qual essa questão é mantida sob permanente tensão, em especial em razão de algumas mudanças que o marcam acentuadamente: a emergência de novos agrupamentos familiares que, por diferirem dos arranjos nucleares tradicionais, demandam um reordenamento das relações criança-adulto; a desterritorialização do capitalismo e sua concentração no consumo; a fragmentação da vida cotidiana; a construção de uma política de vídeo e a inversão sofrida nos âmbitos públicos e privados; o lugar central hoje ocupado pela mídia e a constatação de que há uma hegemonia das tecnologias eletrônicas e virtuais nos processos de comunicação, bem como a pulverização dos espaços de saber. Nesse contexto, os meios audiovisuais- entre eles a televisão - têm compartilhado cada vez mais com a família e com a escola sua função educativa, ocasionando para ambas um grande desconforto: faz-se necessário, mais do que nunca, repensar o lugar social que ocupam.This research has, as its main focus, the relationship established between child and publicity on TV. The theoretical and methodological perspective is based on the ideas of Walter Benjamin, Mikhail Bakhtin and Oliviero Toscani. The goal is to understand the broader social and cultural context within which this issue is kept under permanent tension. Some important changes have marked it: the emergence of new family groups which, by differing from the traditional nucleus arrangements, asks for the reordering of the child-adult relationship; the loss of a clear delimitation for capitalism and its concentration on consumption; the fragmentation of every-day life; the construction of a video policy and the inversion

  12. STS-105/Discovery/ISS 7A.1: Pre-Launch Activities, Launch, Orbit Activities and Landing

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    2001-01-01

    The crew of Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-105 is introduced at their pre-launch meal and at suit-up. The crew members include Commander Scott Horowitz, Pilot Rick Sturckow, and Mission Specialists Patrick Forrester and Daniel Barry, together with the Expedition 3 crew of the International Space Station (ISS). The Expedition 3 crew includes Commander Frank Culbertson, Soyuz Commander Vladimir Dezhurov, and Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin. When the astronauts depart for the launch pad in the Astrovan, their convoy is shown from above. Upon reaching the launch pad, they conduct a walk around of the shuttle, display signs for family members while being inspected in the White Room, and are strapped into their seats onboard Disciovery. The video includes footage of Discovery in the Orbiter Processing Facility, and some of the pre-launch procedures at the Launch Control Center are shown. The angles of launch replays include: TV-1, Beach Tracker, VAB, Pad A, Tower 1, UCS-15, Grandstand, OTV-70, Onboard, IGOR, and UCS-23. The moment of docking between Discovery and the ISS is shown from inside Discovery's cabin. While in orbit, the crew conducted extravehicular activities (EVAs) to attach an experiments container, and install handrails on the Destiny module of the ISS. The video shows the docking and unloading of the Leonardo Multipurpose Logistics Module (MPLM) onto the ISS. The deployment of a satellite from Discovery with the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in the background is shown. Cape Canaveral is also shown from space. Landing replays include VAB, Tower 1, mid-field, South End SLF, North End SLF, Tower 2, Playalinda DOAMS, UCS-23, and Pilot Point of View (PPOV). NASA Administrator Dan Goldin meets the crew upon landing and participates in their walk around of Discovery. The video concludes with a short speech by commander Horowitz.

  13. Conventional armed forces in Europe: Technology scenario development

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    In January 1986, the Soviet Union's Mikhail Gorbachev proposed elimination of all nuclear weapons by the year 2000. In April of that year, Mr. Gorbachev proposed substantial reductions of conventional weapons in Europe, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Ural Mountains, including reductions in operational-tactical nuclear weapons. In May 1986, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) responded with the Brussels Declaration on Conventional Arms Control,'' which indicated readiness to open East/West discussions on establishing a mandate for negotiating conventional arms control throughout Europe. The Group of 23,'' which met in Vienna beginning in February 1987, concluded the meeting in January 1989 with a mandate for the Conventional Armed Forced in Europe (CFE) negotiations. On 6 March 1989, CFE talks began, and these talks have continued through six rounds (as of April 1990). Although US President George Bush, on 30 May 1989, called for agreement within six months to a year, and the Malta meeting of December 1989 called for completion of a CFE agreement by the end of 1990, much remains to be negotiated. This report provides three types of information. First, treaty provisions brought to the table by both sides are compared. Second, on the basis of these provisions, problem areas for each of the provision elements are postulated and possible scenarios for resolving these problem areas are developed. Third, the scenarios are used as requirements for tasks assigned program elements for possible US implementation of a CFE treaty. As progress is achieved during the negotiations, this report could be updated, as necessary, in each of the areas to provide a continuing systematic basis for program implementation and technology development. 8 refs.

  14. A pausa que refresca... Tempo e espaço nas propagandas da Coca-Cola

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    Ana Lúcia Furquim de Campos

    2004-01-01

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    Com base nas reflexões de Mikhail Bakhtin (1988 sobre cronótopo e nos estudos dos semióticos, principalmente no que tange ao percurso passional do sujeito, analisamos propagandas impressas e comerciais televisivos da Coca-Cola. O objetivo principal é traçar a trajetória discursiva da Coca-Cola desde sua entrada no Brasil, em 1941, até a campanha Gostoso é viver, lançada em 2001. O discurso da Coca-Cola apresenta valores positivos como a alegria, emoção e prazer. Entretanto, são eliminados valores negativos e ocultados interditos, como: Coca-Cola é um produto norte-americano e industrializado, portanto, não é natural, engorda e vicia. Constrói-se, assim, um discurso que privilegia aspectos temáticos voltados para os estados passionais eufóricos (paixão, emoção, alegria. A Coca-Cola também reforça a idéia de que está presente em todo tempo e lugar. Assim, as categorias espaço-temporais são elementos importantes para a construção de sentido de suas propagandas. Reafirmando os mesmos valores e mantendo as categorias cronotópicas para a construção de sentido de suas propagandas, a Coca-Cola consolida a idéia de onipotência, ou seja, ela tem o "poder" de refrescar, trazer alegria, provovar emoção e satisfazer prazeres. Cria-se, assim, um estilo, isto é, uma identidade calcada em categorias divinas, tais como onipresença e onipotência.

  15. XVII International Scientific Conference ''RESHETNEV READINGS''

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    The International Scientific Conference 'RESHETNEV READINGS' is dedicated to the memory of Mikhail Reshetnev, an outstanding scientist, chief-constructor of space-rocket systems and communication satellites. The current volume represents selected proceedings of the main conference materials which were published by XVII International Scientific Conference 'RESHETNEV READINGS' held on November 12 – 14, 2013. Plenary sessions, round tables and forums will be attended by famous scientists, developers and designers representing the space technology sector, as well as professionals and experts in the IT industry. A number of outstanding academic figures expressed their interest in an event of such a level including Jaures Alferov, Vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Academician of RAS, Nobel laureate, Dirk Bochar, General Secretary of the European Federation of National Engineering Associates (FEANI), Prof. Yuri Gulyaev, Academician of RAS, Member of the Presidium of RAS, President of the International Union of Scientific and Engineering Associations, Director of the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics of RAS, as well as rectors of the largest universities in Russia, chief executives of well-known research enterprises and representatives of big businesses. We would like to thank our main sponsors such as JSC ''Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems'', JSC ''Krasnoyarsk Engineering Plant'', Central Design Bureau ''Geophysics'', Krasnoyarsk Region Authorities. These enterprises and companies are leading ones in the aerospace branch. It is a great pleasure to cooperate and train specialists for them. (preface)

  16. Alternative legacies: Artist projects in history museums & the importance of context

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    Lyndsey Boekenkamp

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available The primary focus of this paper is to investigate why artists are drawn to working in history museums, and how an artist-driven critique of museum practices encourages dialogue about artistic and historical authority, and the role of the museum. Drawing from the fields of public history, art history, anthropology, and journalism, this study argues that artists play an important role in fostering multiple interpretations within traditional historical and academically informed museum practices. The primary theorists influencing this study include Art Historian, Douglas Crimp and his analysis of postmodernism; Professor of Art Education, Dipti Desai and her theory of ethnographic shift; Modern European Historian, Susan Crane and her theory of disruption or “excess of memory”; English Professor, Bettina Carbonell and her theory of “bearing witness”; and Patricia Romney’s analysis of Russian Philosopher, Mikhail Bakhtin and his theory of dialogism. As an outgrowth of this pre-existing scholarship, this study sought to prove that artists were better positioned to intervene in and manipulate traditional museum practices, not because they helped facilitate shared authority, but because they asserted their own artistic authority in the creation of alternative narratives. Through an analysis comparing Fred Wilson’s installation Liberty/Liberte—shown first in the 2006-2007 exhibition Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery at the New-York Historical Society, and then in its current placement as part of the Historical Society’s official renovations—this study instead concludes that artists are more than capable of successful interventions in non-art environments – specifically, history museums. However, the context in which the artwork is placed, as well as the conversation between the artist and the institution throughout the duration of any project, has the power to make or break the success of these artist interventions.

  17. Balzak and Ukraine

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    F. Ya. Stupak

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available The article deals with the history dating and marriage prominent French writer Honore de Balzac and the Polish lady, Russian subjects, Countess Evelina Ganskoy. Specified works that Balzac dedicated Ghana, disclosed his circle of acquaintances among writers of the time, treatment and evaluation of works of other writers. Shows quotes from the letter writer who show attitude and understanding of various life issues. Deals with the history of travel writer to Ukraine, visiting his estate Ganskoy in Ukrainian Village Verhivnya and a description of Kyiv, the impressions of these journeys. We give a brief description of famous historical figures of the past, statesman, benefactor I. Fundukleya. Served thought of another famous French writer mile Zola E outlined on the issue. They help to identify the characteristics of the atmosphere and the relationship of that era, to form a portrait of Balzac from different perspectives and ideas. His marriage to Countess Hanska, according to Zola, was the most significant event in the life of Balzac. Balzac ­ the genius who became a genius diligence, a man of great heart and a great mind. The content of archival material cases of Ghanaian ancestry family. Some archival files contain a variety of economic and property information, hereditary material. We give an interesting and important facts of the biography of the family. The author found two archival cases that are of particular interest. They relate to prominent commander Mikhail Kutuzov. This litigation between Vaclav and Sophia Ghanaian and General Kutuzov on the delimitation of estates. The life of M. Kutuzov was associated with Volyn and Podolia.

  18. Alguns Rodrigos: relato de viagem sobre a ficcionalização do sujeito

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    Rodrigo Barbosa

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    Full Text Available Este trabalho investiga as fronteiras e interpenetrações entre a ficção e o real (entre verdade e mentira nas narrativas de si. Observa a distinção aristotélica entre cronistas e poetas; a “literariedade condicional” de textos referenciais e a “literariedade constitutiva” de textos ficcionais, conforme Genette; a divisão de Cosson entre “império dos fatos” e “jardim da imaginação”. Analisa a quebra desta dicotomia pela recepção literária de textos autobiográficos e a provocação trazida pelo conceito de autoficção. Avalia a frequente experiência romanesca contemporânea de transitar entre realidade e invenção. Para análise de textos por este prisma, propõe a ideia de uma “linha da ficcionalidade” e discute os romances Tentativas de capturar o ar, de Flávio Izhaki; Baseado em fatos reais, de Delphine de Vigan; A resistência, de Julián Fuks. Questões sobre a ficcionalização do sujeito, em suas narrativas de vida, são abordadas: a autoficcionalização no cumprimento de seus papéis sociais; a ação do inconsciente nas escolhas narrativas; a invenção da memória. São referenciados autores como Aristóteles, Roland Barthes, Philippe Lejeune, Serge Doubrovski, Mikhail Bakhtin, Gérard Genette, Philippe Gasparini, Silviano Santiago, Eurídice Figueiredo, Evando Nascimento, Manuel Alberca, Anna Faedrich, Rildo Cosson.   --- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12957/matraga.2017.30066

  19. PREFACE: 2nd International School and Conference Saint-Petersburg OPEN on Optoelectronics, Photonics, Engineering and Nanostructures (SPbOPEN2015)

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    The 2nd International School and Conference ''Saint Petersburg OPEN 2015'' on Optoelectronics, Photonics, Engineering and Nanostructures was held on April 6 - 8, 2015 at St. Petersburg Academic University. The School and Conference included a series of invited talks given by leading professors with the aim to introduce young scientists with actual problems and major advances in physics and technology. The keynote speakers were Mikhail V. Maximov (Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS, Russia) Vladimir G. Dubrovskii (St. Petersburg Academic University and St. Petersburg State University, Russia) Anton Yu. Egorov (JSC Connector Optics, Russia) Victor V. Luchinin (St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University, Russia) Vladislav E. Bugrov (St. Petersburg University of Internet Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Russia) Vitali A. Schukin (VI Systems, Germany) Yuri P. Svirko (University of Eastern Finland, Finland) During the poster session all undergraduate and graduate students attending the conference presented their works. A sufficiently large number of participants, with more than 170 student attendees from all over the world, allowed the Conference to provide a fertile ground for fruitful discussions between the young scientists as well as to become a perfect platform for valuable discussions between student authors and highly experienced scientists. The best student papers, which were selected by the Program Committee and by the invited speakers basing on the theses and their poster presentation, were awarded with diplomas of the conference - see the photos. This year ''Saint Petersburg OPEN 2015'' is organized by St. Petersburg Academic University in cooperation with Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. The School and Conference is supported by Russian Science Foundation, SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics), OSA (The Optical Society) and by Skolkovo Foundation. It is a continuation of the annual schools and seminars for

  20. Combination therapy with DPP-4 inhibitors and pioglitazone in type 2 diabetes: theoretical consideration and therapeutic potential

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    Nasser Mikhail

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Nasser MikhailEndocrinology Division, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, David-Geffen School of Medicine, CA, USAAbstract: Sitagliptin and vildagliptin represent a new class of anti-diabetic agents that enhance the action of incretin hormones through inhibition of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4, the enzyme that normally inactivates incretin hormones. Because of their distinct mechanism of action, DPP-4 inhibitors can be used as add-on therapy to other classes of drugs for treatment of type 2 diabetes. The objective of this review is to critically evaluate clinical trials of sitagliptin and vildagliptin in combination with pioglitazone. The addition of either sitagliptin or vildagliptin to ongoing pioglitazone therapy is associated with reduction in average hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c levels of approximately 0.7% compared with placebo and 1% compared with baseline after 24 weeks. When started concomitantly in drug-naïve patients, the combination of pioglitazone 30 mg and vildagliptin 100 mg qd reduces HbA1c by 1.9% after 24 weeks, compared with 1.1% with pioglitazone monotherapy. In general, the addition of DPP-4 inhibitors to pioglitazone was well tolerated, did not increase the incidence of hypoglycemia, and did not substantially worsen the weight-gain induced by pioglitazone. The combination of sitagliptpin or vildagliptin with pioglitazone can be a useful therapeutic approach in patients with type 2 diabetes who cannot tolerate metformin or a sulfonylurea.Keywords: incretins, sitagliptin, vildagliptin, dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors, pioglitazone, type 2 diabetes

  1. IAEA Expands International Cooperation on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors

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    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching an effort to expand international cooperation and coordination in the design, development and deployment of small, medium sized or modular reactors (SMRs), among the most promising emerging technologies in nuclear power. Significant advances have been made on SMRs, some of which will use pre-fabricated systems and components to shorten construction schedules and offer greater flexibility and affordability than traditional nuclear power plants. With some 50 SMR concepts at various stages of development around the world, the IAEA is forming a Technical Working Group (TWG) to guide its activities on SMRs and provide a forum for Member States to share information and knowledge, IAEA Deputy Director General Mikhail Chudakov said. “Innovation is crucial for nuclear power to play a key role in decarbonising the energy sector,” Chudakov, who heads the IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy, said at a conference on SMRs in Prague on 15 February. “Many Member States that are operating, expanding, introducing or considering nuclear power are quite keen on the development and deployment of SMRs.” Global interest in SMRs is growing. SMRs have the potential to meet the needs of a wide range of users and to be low carbon replacements for ageing fossil fuel fired power plants. They also display enhanced safety features and are suitable for non-electric applications, such as cooling, heating and water desalination. In addition, SMRs offer options for remote regions with less developed infrastructure and for energy systems that combine nuclear and alternative sources, including renewables.

  2. Method of predicting Splice Sites based on signal interactions

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    Deogun Jitender S

    2006-04-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Predicting and proper ranking of canonical splice sites (SSs is a challenging problem in bioinformatics and machine learning communities. Any progress in SSs recognition will lead to better understanding of splicing mechanism. We introduce several new approaches of combining a priori knowledge for improved SS detection. First, we design our new Bayesian SS sensor based on oligonucleotide counting. To further enhance prediction quality, we applied our new de novo motif detection tool MHMMotif to intronic ends and exons. We combine elements found with sensor information using Naive Bayesian Network, as implemented in our new tool SpliceScan. Results According to our tests, the Bayesian sensor outperforms the contemporary Maximum Entropy sensor for 5' SS detection. We report a number of putative Exonic (ESE and Intronic (ISE Splicing Enhancers found by MHMMotif tool. T-test statistics on mouse/rat intronic alignments indicates, that detected elements are on average more conserved as compared to other oligos, which supports our assumption of their functional importance. The tool has been shown to outperform the SpliceView, GeneSplicer, NNSplice, Genio and NetUTR tools for the test set of human genes. SpliceScan outperforms all contemporary ab initio gene structural prediction tools on the set of 5' UTR gene fragments. Conclusion Designed methods have many attractive properties, compared to existing approaches. Bayesian sensor, MHMMotif program and SpliceScan tools are freely available on our web site. Reviewers This article was reviewed by Manyuan Long, Arcady Mushegian and Mikhail Gelfand.

  3. Ondersoek na ’n teoretiese onderskraging van boekkuns: Die toepassing van Bakhtin se dialogisme en heteroglossia op geselekteerde voorbeelde van kunstenaarsboeke

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    David Paton

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Onlangse navorsingsprojekte en konferensies oor boekkuns het gereageer op Johanna Drucker se oproep in 2005 dat noodsaaklike navorsingswerk gedoen moet word om ’n deegliker teoretiese basis vir die terrein van boekkunsproduksie te vestig. Die deelname van kunstenaars en ander praktisyns van boekkuns veroorsaak dat gesprekke en besprekings noodwendig en voorspelbaar neig na die praktyk en weg van die teorie. In die lig van die behoefte aan die bepaling van ’n toepaslike visie waarvolgens die kunsboek meer eksplisiet, ook teoreties, ondersoek kan word, ondersoek hierdie artikel Stéphane Mallarmé en Marcel Broodthaers se Un coup de dés publikasies, Buzz Spector se simplifiserende Marcel Broodthaers, Ulises Carrion se For fans and scholars alike, en Helen Douglas en Telfer Stokes se Real fiction. Hierdie spesifieke voorbeelde, en hulle onderlinge verbande en dialoog met mekaar, word ondersoek vanuit die perspektief van die Russiese filosoof en literêre teoretikus Mikhail Bakhtin se werk oor dialogisme en heteroglossia (‘ander-tongigheid’. Hierdie begrippe demonstreer die dialogiese, multivokale en veeltongige wisselwerking tussen en binne historiese werke as kultuuruitings. Deur die analise toon ek aan dat hierde begrippe toepaslike en funksionele raamwerke uitmaak vir die analise van spesifieke aspekte wat die teenwoordigheid van kunstenaarsboeke aankondig in die wêreld: selfbewustheid en omvattende diskoers wat wederkerend toepaslik is. Ek stel voor dat Bakthin se idees oor dialogisme en heteroglossie gebruik word as die teoretiese begronding van die kunstenaarsboek as ’n dinamiese visuele taal wat in ’n netwerk van ander tekste staan en deel is van die proses van die eindelose herbeskrywing van die wêreld.

  4. Profile of peginesatide and its potential for the treatment of anemia in adults with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis

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    Mikhail A

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Ashraf MikhailRenal Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea University, Wales, UKAbstract: Peginesatide is a synthetic, dimeric peptide that is covalently linked to polyethylene glycol (PEG. The amino acid sequence of peginesatide is unrelated to that of erythropoietin (EPO and is not immunologically cross-reactive with EPO. Peginesatide binds to and activates the human EPO receptor, stimulating the proliferation and differentiation of human red cell precursors in vitro in a manner similar to other EPO-stimulating agents (ESAs. In Phase II and III studies in dialysis and predialysis patients, peginesatide administered once monthly was as effective as epoetin alfa given thrice weekly (dialysis patients or darbepoetin given once weekly (nondialysis patients, in correcting anemia of chronic kidney disease as well as maintaining hemoglobin within the desired target range. In the dialysis population, the reported side-effect profile of peginesatide was comparable to that known with other marketed ESAs. In the nondialysis studies, compared with those treated with darbepoetin, patients treated with peginesatide experienced a higher adverse-effect profile. Peginesatide is likely to be licensed for treatment of renal anemia in dialysis patients and not in nondialysis patients. Despite this limitation, peginesatide is likely to prove valuable in treating dialysis patients because of its infrequent mode of administration, thereby allowing for a reduced number of injections, with associated better compliance, reduced cold storage requirement, and improved stock accountability. PEGylated therapeutic proteins can elicit immunological response to the PEG moiety of the therapeutic complex. Only long-term experience and post-marketing surveillance will address whether this immunological response will have any impact on the clinical efficacy or safety of peginesatide in clinical practice.Keywords: peginesatide, dialysis, chronic kidney disease

  5. Emerging new technologies for the defense of Central Europe and geostrategic implications

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    Wilson, P.A.

    1992-01-01

    This paper reports that the structure of the post-World War II European security system has been transformed by the remarkable events of 1989 and 1990. These changes included the collapse of the communist parties in Eastern Europe, which has led to the disintegration of the Warsaw Pact. Simultaneously, the prospect of German reunification accelerated during the winter of 1990 and was sanctioned in the dramatic Kohl-Gorbachev July 1990 summit in the Soviet Union. During that meeting, the Soviet government made a series of politically contentious concessions and accepted that a united Germany could remain in NATO, albeit with some unilateral restrictions on the size of the new German armed forces and the disposition of non-German NATO forces in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). The acceptance by Mikhail Gorbachev and his regime of an end to the cold war on terms very favorable to the West followed two important meetings. The first was the London NATO summit; the Atlantic Alliance announced a major change of its flexible response strategy in which nuclear weapons would be used as a last resort. Further, the alliance called for a series of bilateral nonaggression agreements with the former members of the Warsaw Pact including the Soviet Union. The second meeting, the 28th Party Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), concluded with a major political victory by Gorbachev over his hard line opponents both in the civilian apparatus and the military. The final barrier to German unification, on October 3, 1990, fell when the new German government formally acknowledged the Oder-Neisse boundary as unalterable in a treaty signed by the members of the 2 + 4 Talks on September 12, 1990, in Moscow. Most important from the perspective of NATO is the commitment by the Soviet Union to totally withdraw all of its air and ground units from the former GDR by 1994

  6. Voices of Authority and Linguistic Autonomy in Niebla

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    Mary Lee Bretz

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    Full Text Available Miguel de Unamuno's works have often been studied as expressions of his philosophy or life experience. More recent literary theory has eschewed approaches that foreground the author, preferring to focus primarily on the text or the reader. Utilizing Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of the novel, this paper analyzes Niebla , one of Unamuno's most frequently studied works, to illustrate that new literary theories can enrich our reading of the text. Bakhtin argues that the novel is characterized by many voices or styles which the novelist welcomes and exploits. The novel should not be viewed as having a single style but as a dynamic interaction between a variety of incorporated languages. The authorial voice is only one among many and it is constantly challenged, muted, and reshaped as it enters into contact with other voices that are present in the text. "Authoritative discourse" is only one type of discourse that can be incorporated into the novel, especially a Bildungsroman . In the process of maturation, the character passes through a series of ideological phases, each of which is characterized by the interaction of the character's language and the language of a given authority. Unamuno's Niebla is essentially a Bildungsroman , in which Augusto Pérez progresses through a series of stages in an existentialist quest for self. These stages are accompanied by linguistic changes, as Augusto gradually sheds the voices of authority and acquires his own autonomous voice. The culmination of this process occurs in the famous scene where Augusto confronts Unamuno. The meeting of author and character is more than an expression of Unamuno's thirst for eternal life through literature; it is a dramatization of the nature of heteroglossia and a confirmation of the linguistic autonomy of the fictional character.

  7. Development of the scientific heritage of M.E. Deich in the sphere of the gas dynamics of two-phase media (On the 100th anniversary of his birthday)

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    Avetisyan, A. R.; Lazarev, L. Ya.

    2017-07-01

    This article is a brief overview of some scientific and engineering ideas in the sphere of two-phase gas dynamics that were developed by the team of the Problem Laboratory of Turbomachines, Department of Steam and Gas Turbines, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (NRU MPEI, National Research University), under the leadership of Mikhail Efimovich Deich since 1963 and the analysis of their development and influence on the current state of the problem. At the early stages of the studies on two-phase media, the problem of the measurement of physical parameters of phases was especially urgent. The characteristics of probes for the measurement of one-phase flows in the presence of drops were studied, and the corrections for the influence of the second phase were obtained. However, the main focus was the development of new methods, and the optical method using a laser light source that is currently used at the leading laboratories of the world was chosen as the main method. The study of the wet-steam flow in nozzles is one of the first stages of the research on the problem. In these studies, the wave structure of supersonic wet-steam flows (condensation jumps and shock waves, Mach waves, turbulent condensation, periodic condensation nonstationarity, etc.) was investigated in detail. At present, like in the earlier studies, much attention is paid to the study of the influence of the addition of surface-active substance (SASs) on the wet-steam flow. The study of the wet-steam motion in steam-turbine stages was performed simultaneously with physical studies as the practical application of the obtained results. The development of computer technology in the 21st century contributed to the elaboration of the theoretical methods for the calculation of wet-steam flows in elements of power devices.

  8. The Efforts to Reintroduce the Mongol Tradition in the Crimean Khanate at the beginning of the 17th century: Baysa, Tat ve Tavgach »

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    Dariusz Kołodziejczyk

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    Full Text Available The author examines the different ways, by which foreign borrowings were adopted in the Office of the Crimean Khanate. On the one hand, Tatars adopted specimens from the Moscow and Polish-Lithuanian Chancelleries (e.g. pendant seal, on the other hand, they sought to maintain and even restore ancient terminology related to the Genghisid and Central Asian tradition. Baysa with inscription providing certain rights and privileges on behalf of the ruler was used in the Genghisid Empire and ulus of Jochi. The first Crimean Tatar document, where we meet the term baysa, is a Charter of Shert sent by khan Mehmed III Giray to tsar Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov in September 1624. In 1634, Janibek Giray also wrote about the “golden baysa” apparently as a synonym of seal. Until the mid–17th century, mention of baysa occurs only in the text of the Crimean Charters of Shert sent to Moscow. From 1654, charters with a golden baysa was sent to the Polish king as well. A new form of solemn khan’s charters began to change under the influence of the development of office practice in Moscow and Warsaw. In the same period in the khan’s intitulation appears the formula “the great Padishah of Tat ve Tavgach” – new elements related to the Genghisid and ancient Turkic tradition of Central Asia. Consequently, according to the author, the latter change could be associated with the activities of Shahin Giray and his stay in Persia, or this innovation was imported from the Siberian Khanate.

  9. Same-strand overlapping genes in bacteria: compositional determinants of phase bias

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    Landan Giddy

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Same-strand overlapping genes may occur in frameshifts of one (phase 1 or two nucleotides (phase 2. In previous studies of bacterial genomes, long phase-1 overlaps were found to be more numerous than long phase-2 overlaps. This bias was explained by either genomic location or an unspecified selection advantage. Models that focused on the ability of the two genes to evolve independently did not predict this phase bias. Here, we propose that a purely compositional model explains the phase bias in a more parsimonious manner. Same-strand overlapping genes may arise through either a mutation at the termination codon of the upstream gene or a mutation at the initiation codon of the downstream gene. We hypothesized that given these two scenarios, the frequencies of initiation and termination codons in the two phases may determine the number for overlapping genes. Results We examined the frequencies of initiation- and termination-codons in the two phases, and found that termination codons do not significantly differ between the two phases, whereas initiation codons are more abundant in phase 1. We found that the primary factors explaining the phase inequality are the frequencies of amino acids whose codons may combine to form start codons in the two phases. We show that the frequencies of start codons in each of the two phases, and, hence, the potential for the creation of overlapping genes, are determined by a universal amino-acid frequency and species-specific codon usage, leading to a correlation between long phase-1 overlaps and genomic GC content. Conclusion Our model explains the phase bias in same-strand overlapping genes by compositional factors without invoking selection. Therefore, it can be used as a null model of neutral evolution to test selection hypotheses concerning the evolution of overlapping genes. Reviewers This article was reviewed by Bill Martin, Itai Yanai, and Mikhail Gelfand.

  10. New owner selected by Kremlin

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    Beer, G.; Slovak, K.

    2007-01-01

    Today, we can say that with a high probability the new owner of a 49-percent stake in Transpetrol will become Gaspromneft, a subsidiary of the Russian giant Gasprom. The figures for last year were record-breaking. Revenues of 20.2 bil. USD and 3.6 bil. USD profit after tax. Slovakia has given in regarding the repurchase of Transpetrol shares. As an answer to TREND's question whether Slovakia would participate in the tender in which the bankruptcy trustee Eduard Rebun will offer for sale a company owning a stake in Transpetrol, the spokesman of the Ministry of Economy, Branislav Zvara, only provided a general answer that 'there are several solutions to this situation and so the representatives of all parties involved agreed that they would not inform the media before the transaction has been concluded. This concerns interim reports on progress should the situation develop in one of the expected directions.' In the opinion of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov the fate of the 49-percent stake owned by the Dutch company Yukos Finance should develop in favour of Russia and Slovakia. The Russian Prime Minister made this announcement after his meeting with the Slovak Prime Minister, Robert Fico. 'At all management levels there is an action plan agreed and we will solve this issue in a way favourable for both the countries,' quoted press agency RIS Novosti M. Fradkov. The Kommersant daily developed its ideas even further saying that the Slovak government should exchange Transpetrol for 'the promise of oil and gas deliveries'. Currently, gas utility Slovensky plynarensky priemysel is negotiating a new gas delivery contract. (authors)

  11. 18th International Conference PhysicA.SPb

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    Institute), Dr. Mikhail Dunaevskii (Ioffe Institute), Dr. Alexandra Kalashnikova (Ioffe Institute), Dr. Leonid Lutsev (Ioffe Institute). The Editors: Nikita S. Averkiev, Sergey A. Poniaev and Grigorii S. Sokolovskii (paper)

  12. NATO strategy in a new world order

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    Guertner, G.L.

    1992-01-01

    This paper reports that the most immediate threat to Western Europe during the cold ware was the specter of Soviet military superiority looming from the East, proscribing Western political and economic freedom. NATO and the link to U.S. military power deterred political intimidation as well as a less probable military thrust into Central Europe. But these threat have faded under Mikhail Gorbachev, replaced by revolutions in Eastern Europe, the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, receding Soviet military power, German unification, and the stirring of political and economic freedom nurtured by the West. These events are linked directly to the Gorbachev domestic revolution, a revolution that depends not only on domestic change, but also on political-economic integration with the West and dramatic shifts from defense to domestic investment. New Soviet military thinking, arms control, and unilateral cuts in conventional force structure and dramatic in themselves. But when projected on a new map of Europe, these events call for a major reexamination of NATO military strategy and the future role of the U.S. armed forces in a revised organization. A new strategy for NATO has been quietly taking shape since 1989, the debate often muffled by more dramatic events in the Soviet Union and more recently by war in the Persian Gulf. By the spring of 1991, the broad outlines of a new NATO within a radically new European security regime began to emerge. This chapter assesses both the emerging new strategy and the larger European security environment in which it will evolve

  13. Contemporary views on human aging and longevity

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    Chmielewski Piotr

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Aging is currently stimulating intense interest of both researchers and the general public. In developed countries, the average life expectancy has increased by roughly 30 years within the last century, and human senescence has been delayed by around a decade. Although aging is arguably the most familiar aspect of human biology, its proximate and ultimate causes have not been elucidated fully and understood yet. Nowadays there are two main approaches to the ultimate causes of aging. These are deterministic and stochastic models. The proximate theories constitute a distinct group of explanations. They focus on mechanistic causes of aging. In this view, there is no reason to believe that there is only one biological mechanism responsible for aging. The aging process is highly complex and results from an accumulation of random molecular damage. Currently, the disposable soma theory (DST, proposed by Thomas Kirkwood, is the most influential and coherent line of reasoning in biogerontology. This model does not postulate any particular mechanism underpinning somatic defense. Therefore, it is compatible with various models, including mechanistic and evolutionary explanations. Recently, however, an interesting theory of hyper-function of mTOR as a more direct cause of aging has been formulated by Mikhail Blagosklonny, offering an entirely different approach to numerous problems and paradoxes in current biogerontology. In this view, aging is quasi-programmed, which means that it is an aimless continuation of developmental growth. This mTOR-centric model allows the prediction of completely new relationships. The aim of this article is to present and compare the views of both parties in the dispute, based on the results of some recent experimental studies, and the contemporary knowledge of selected major aspects of human aging and longevity

  14. Total Magnetic Field Signatures over Submarine HVDC Power Cables

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    Johnson, R. M.; Tchernychev, M.; Johnston, J. M.; Tryggestad, J.

    2013-12-01

    Mikhail Tchernychev, Geometrics, Inc. Ross Johnson, Geometrics, Inc. Jeff Johnston, Geometrics, Inc. High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technology is widely used to transmit electrical power over considerable distances using submarine cables. The most commonly known examples are the HVDC cable between Italy and Greece (160 km), Victoria-Tasmania (300 km), New Jersey - Long Island (82 km) and the Transbay cable (Pittsburg, California - San-Francisco). These cables are inspected periodically and their location and burial depth verified. This inspection applies to live and idle cables; in particular a survey company could be required to locate pieces of a dead cable for subsequent removal from the sea floor. Most HVDC cables produce a constant magnetic field; therefore one of the possible survey tools would be Marine Total Field Magnetometer. We present mathematical expressions of the expected magnetic fields and compare them with fields observed during actual surveys. We also compare these anomalies fields with magnetic fields produced by other long objects, such as submarine pipelines The data processing techniques are discussed. There include the use of Analytic Signal and direct modeling of Total Magnetic Field. The Analytic Signal analysis can be adapted using ground truth where available, but the total field allows better discrimination of the cable parameters, in particular to distinguish between live and idle cable. Use of a Transverse Gradiometer (TVG) allows for easy discrimination between cable and pipe line objects. Considerable magnetic gradient is present in the case of a pipeline whereas there is less gradient for the DC power cable. Thus the TVG is used to validate assumptions made during the data interpretation process. Data obtained during the TVG surveys suggest that the magnetic field of a live HVDC cable is described by an expression for two infinite long wires carrying current in opposite directions.

  15. Poética da criação verbal: a crítica polifônica nos estudos da linguagem literária

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    Augusto Rodrigues da Silva Junior

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho assenta-se em conceitos fundamentais explorados pelo teórico da linguagem e crítico literário Mikhail Bakhtin, tais como dialogismo, polifonia, alteridade, carnavalização e liberdade. Dialogando amplamente com Bakhtin, além de seus intérpretes e pensadores, pretende-se estabelecer as bases teóricas para uma crítica polifônica da linguagem literária que teorize e problematize as incursões valiosas do autor russo para o pensamento do discurso romanesco e suas reverberações na Teoria Literária hoje. Congregando linguagem, literatura, antropologia e filosofia, os estudos bakhtinianos entenderam que a última palavra (felizmente ainda não foi dita. Aqui, preconiza-se que a palavra romanesca tem suas origens no cinismo e nos gêneros dialogais da Antiguidade Greco-romana, estendendo-se para o gênero da prosificação do mundo e permanecendo inacabada no grande tempo da cultura. Esse sistema polifônico de crítica procura ler, na própria poética literária, caminhos para a construção do exercício crítico literário autônomo e respondível, conforme estilizado e realizado na literatura, bem como na práxis da vida humana.

  16. Bakhtin and Buber: Problems of Dialogic Imagination

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    Nina Perlina

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    Full Text Available Recent publications of biographical materials on Mikhail Bakhtin demonstrate that he was familiar with the writings of Martin Buber. The philosophical and aesthetic verbal expression of Buber's ideas within the time-spatial universe of Bakhtin's own awareness allows us to discuss this obvious biographical evidence in a wider cultural context. The central opposition of Buber's and Bakhtin's systems is the dialogic dichotomous pair: "Ich und Du" (I and Thou, or "myself and another." Bakhtin's dialogic imagination is rooted in the binaries of the subject-object relations which he initially formulated as "responsibility" and "addressivity," that is to say, as individual awareness and its responsiveness of life. The basic words of Bakhtin's philosophical aesthetics can be understood as the "relation to the other," and their semantics and terminological meaning are directly related to Martin Buber (his work, Ich und Du , 1923. In the 1930s-60s Bakhtin developed the concepts of responsibility and addressivity into his universal dialogic theory of speech-genres. His hierarchy of speech-genres was built in order to establish relations between different sub-genres of the novel (various types of poetic utterances and different species of individual discourse. However, the entire edifice of this dialogic system remained unfinished, and several types of dialogic relations between individual pronouncements of the characters and individual novelistic genres were not discussed by him. Buber's ideas on the dialogue can be used as a clue to one possible interpretation of the function of authoritative and internally persuasive discourses in different sub-genres of the novel (the novel of confession, the Bildungsroman , the autobiographical novel. In this article, Buber's philosophical cycle is used as an aid in reconstructing the integral whole of Bakhtin's "dialogic imagination," as this dialogic mode of thinking goes through his unfinished works: "Author and

  17. Displays of authority in the clinical consultation: a linguistic ethnographic study of the electronic patient record.

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    Swinglehurst, Deborah

    2014-10-01

    The introduction of computers into general practice settings has profoundly changed the dynamics of the clinical consultation. Previous research exploring the impact of the computer (in what has been termed the 'triadic' consultation) has shown that computer use and communication between doctor and patient are intricately coordinated and inseparable. Swinglehurst et al. have recently been critical of the ongoing tendency within health communication research to focus on 'the computer' as a relatively simple 'black box', or as a material presence in the consultation. By re-focussing on the electronic patient record (EPR) and conceptualising this as a complex collection of silent but consequential voices, they have opened up new and more nuanced possibilities for analysis. This orientation makes visible a tension between the immediate contingencies of the interaction as it unfolds moment-by-moment and the more standardised, institutional demands which are embedded in the EPR ('dilemma of attention'). In this paper I extend this work, presenting an in-depth examination of how participants in the consultation manage this tension. I used linguistic ethnographic methods to study 54 video recorded consultations from a dataset collected between 2007 and 2008 in two UK general practices, combining microanalysis of the consultation with ethnographic attention to the wider organisational and institutional context. My analysis draws on the theoretical work of Erving Goffman and Mikhail Bakhtin, incorporating attention to the 'here and now' of the interaction as well as an appreciation of the 'distributed' nature of the EPR, its role in hosting and circulating new voices, and in mediating participants' talk and social practices. It reveals - in apparently fleeting moments of negotiation and contestation - the extent to which the EPR shapes the dynamic construction, display and circulation of authority in the contemporary consultation. Copyright © 2014 The Author. Published by

  18. Tradutores-interpretes de línguas de sinais: funções e atuação nas redes de ensinos

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    Adriane Melo de Castro Menezes

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    Full Text Available Este artigo discute algumas condições funcionais de Tradutores-Intérpretes de Língua de Sinais (TILS que atuam no processo de escolarização de alunos surdos matriculados em escolas da rede regular de ensino. Empreendemos discussões sobre aspectos como vinculação funcional e salários, tentando perceber como estes sujeitos se sentem em seus lugares, e como estas questões afetam seu cotidiano. Fundamentado na teoria enunciativo-discursiva de Mikhail Bakhtin, este estudo teve como base principal da construção dos dados entrevistas presenciais, e complementarmente, um perfil com dados sobre formação, vinculação e experiência profissional. Além de anotações de elementos contextuais, relevantes para a compreensão dos sujeitos e seus discursos. Participaram 27 TILS, de treze municípios distribuídos em oito estados brasileiros. Quanto aos resultados, foi marcante que para os TILS não se trata apenas de nomenclaturas de e para vínculos funcionais. Estas questões têm desdobramentos, que podem incidir nas expectativas de atuação e representações sociais atreladas. Os dados também mostram um movimento social diverso para o atendimento das políticas públicas de educação e inclusão em vigor que, a depender de cada situação específica, podem comprometer, sobremaneira, a forma como estes TILS são vistos e sua integração-participação no coletivo institucional.

  19. Validation of the BPLab® 24-hour blood pressure monitoring system in a pediatric population according to the 1993 British Hypertension Society protocol

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    Full Text Available Mikhail Y Ledyaev, Olga V Stepanova, Anastasia M Ledyaeva Department of Pediatric Disease, Volgograd State Medical University, Volgograd, Russian Federation Background: Automatic 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (BP monitoring (ABPM is a basic procedure performed in adults with arterial hypertension, but ABPM monitors have become widely used in pediatric practice only recently. The main problem is the lack of common normative data sets for ABPM in children and the small number of appropriate monitors that can be used for analysis of the 24-hour BP profile in this age group. The aim of this study was to validate the BPLab® ABPM monitor according to the 1993 British Hypertension Society (BHS-93 protocol, as well as to work out solutions regarding the feasibility of this device in pediatric practice. Methods: Our study included 30 children of both sexes and aged 5–15 years, ie, “older” children according to the BHS-93 protocol. Before starting the study, we obtained ethical approval from the regional scientific ethics committee. All participants and their parents signed their written consent for participation in the study. The data were simultaneously obtained by three experts, who had completed a noninvasive BP measurement training course. BP values were measured using the Korotkoff auscultatory method (Phase I for systolic BP and Phase V for diastolic BP. Discrepancies in the systolic and diastolic BP measurements (n=180; 90 for each expert were analyzed according to the criteria specified in the BHS-93 protocol. Results: The device was graded “A” for both systolic BP and diastolic BP according to the criteria of the BHS-93 protocol. Conclusion: The BPLab ABPM device may be recommended for extensive pediatric use. Keywords: ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, children, device, validation 

  20. As hemerotecas digitais discursivizadas na web: heterogeneidade discursiva e formação imaginária na rede

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    Francis Lampoglia

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    Full Text Available Este trabalho estuda o funcionamento discursivo de duas páginas da web, sendo uma do Arquivo Público do Estado, referente à hemeroteca do jornal Última Hora, e outra referente ao site do jornal O Estado de S. Paulo, mais precisamente à seção "Especiais", intitulado "Nas páginas do Estadão, a luta contra a censura". Sob a orientação da Análise do Discurso de matriz francesa, fundada por Michel Pêcheux, com o apoio dos estudos sobre o dialogismo de Mikhail Bakhtin e das discussões sobre o virtual de Pierre Lévy, esse trabalho visa compreender o modo como são produzidos efeitos de sentido sobre o entrelaçamento de vozes que compõem as páginas web analisadas, bem como analisar qual a formação imaginária que tais sites constroem de si e de seus leitores através do discurso eletrônico. Inseridos em um ambiente eletrônico, os sites que abrigam acervos de jornais e revistas, além de constituir um arquivo sob uma perspectiva histórica, também tentam construir uma imagem de si e/ou do jornal que abrigam. Entendendo que a rede mundial de computadores é uma realidade, destacamos a importância de se estudar o discurso presente nos sites como forma de romper com a suposta neutralidade da imprensa e da web.

  1. Personality Sphere in the Novel “Chervony” by A. Kokotyukha

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    Lyudmila Romas

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    Full Text Available The personality sphere of the novel “Chervony” by the modern Ukrainian writer A. Kokotyukha has been analyzed. Only those characters that are recognized as personalities in the historical-and-cultural and social-and-political realia have been chosen. It has been found that the compositional peculiarity of the novel lies in the fact that it was written as three notebooks (“Ukraine. Volyn, Fall 1947”, “Ukraine. Volyn, Spring 1947” and “The Komi ASSR, Vorkuta, Fall 1948 – Spring 1948” on behalf of three minor characters (Mikhail Sereda, Lev Dobrokhotov, Victor Gurov. The importance of these characters is defined by their roles in the plot development. It has been focused that in any literary work less writer`s attention is paid to minor characters playing supporting roles. Nevertheless, it is minor characters that help reveal main characters’ peculiarities. In the given novel minor characters are subconsciously viewed as main ones. It has been proved that the writer’s communication with the reader takes place indirectly, through explicit characters of the three different stories about one and the same person. The opposition of “two verities” (soviet and rebellious is also shown through explicit story tellers (Klim Rogozny, Grygory Tytarenko. They fulfill the functions of imagined authors. The modeling of specific complex of the novel has been analyzed: the representatives of the soviet regime (People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs representatives, militiamen, Stalin concentration camps’ chiefs, free people, convinced in the just fight for Ukraine`s freedom from occupants (ataman Chervony, fighters of Ukrainian Insurgent Army and specific complex of concentrated camp characters (political prisoners, big time stuff, bitches (criminals collaborating with law enforcing bodies.

  2. Big russian oil round

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    Slovak, K.; Beer, G.

    2006-01-01

    The departure of Mikhail Khodorkovsky has brought an end to the idyllic times of supplies of Russian oil to the MOL-Slovnaft group. The group used to purchase oil directly from Yukos. But now brokers have again entered the Central European oil business. And their aim is to take control over all of the oil business. The Russians demonstrated the changed situation to Slovakia last autumn: you will either accept the new model, or there will be problems with oil deliveries. Consumers got the message. The main brokers of Russian oil in Central Europe are the Swiss companies Glencore and Fisotra. Little information is available regarding these commodity brokers. But the information available is sufficient to indicate that these are not small companies. Glencore undertakes 3% of all international oil trades. With an annual turnover of 72 billions USD, it was the biggest Swiss company by turnover in 2004. Fisotra also has an extensive product portfolio. It offers financial and commercial services and does not hide its good relations with Russian oil companies. Between 1994 and 1998, it managed their financial operations with major western companies such as BP, Cargill, Elf, Exxon, Shell, Total, and Mutsubishi and also with Glencore. Fisotra states that some of its clients achieved an annual turnover of 1.5 billions USD. At present, the Swiss brokers receive a fee of 1 to 1.5 USD per barrel. The Russian political elite must be aware of these brokerage services as the oil transport through the transit system is closely monitored by the state owned company Transneft. (authors)

  3. Ensino de língua portuguesa e inquietações teóricos-metodológicas: os gêneros discursivos na aula de português e a aula (de português como gênero discursivo

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    Mary Elizabeth Cerutti-Rizzatti

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    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como tema a aula de Português, focalizando a abordagem dos gêneros discursivos nas práticas de ensino e aprendizagem em língua materna. Trata-se de um estudo de natureza qualitativa, de cunho etnográfico, parte de um projeto maior que implica a constituição de um banco de dados sobre a aula de Língua Portuguesa na Educação Básica em redes públicas de ensino. Como parte desse projeto, este estudo objetiva responder à seguinte questão: que implicações metodológicas são depreensíveis no processo de ensino e aprendizagem de língua materna, na Educação Básica, organizado a partir da concepção dos gêneros discursivos como instrumentos para o desenvolvimento de práticas de leitura e escrita? Para tanto, topicaliza o trabalho com os gêneros do discurso na aula de Português, tanto quanto focaliza a aula (de Português como gênero discursivo. As bases teóricas são estudos sobre o tema derivados de Mikhail Bakhtin e teorizações sobre letramento derivadas de Brian Street. As conclusões, a partir da abordagem de tipo etnográfico, sugerem dificuldades dos professores participantes deste recorte de pesquisa para elaborações didáticas a partir dos gêneros discursivos em sua ação metodológica, tanto quanto dificuldades em constituir a aula (de Português como gênero discursivo.

  4. Ensino de língua portuguesa e inquietações teórico-metodológicas: os gêneros discursivos na aula de português e a aula (de português como gênero discursivo

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    Mary Elizabeth Cerutti-Rizzatti

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como tema a aula de Português, focalizando a abordagem dos gêneros discursivos nas práticas de ensino e aprendizagem em língua materna. Trata-se de um estudo de natureza qualitativa, de cunho etnográfico, parte de um projeto maior que implica a constituição de um banco de dados sobre a aula de Língua Portuguesa na Educação Básica em redes públicas de ensino. Como parte desse projeto, este estudo objetiva responder à seguinte questão: que implicações metodológicas são depreensíveis no processo de ensino e aprendizagem de língua materna, na Educação Básica, organizado a partir da concepção dos gêneros discursivos como instrumentos para o desenvolvimento de práticas de leitura e escrita? Para tanto, topicaliza o trabalho com os gêneros do discurso na aula de Português, tanto quanto focaliza a aula (de Português como gênero discursivo. As bases teóricas são estudos sobre o tema derivados de Mikhail Bakhtin e teorizações sobre letramento derivadas de Brian Street. As conclusões, a partir da abordagem de tipo etnográfico, sugerem dificuldades dos professores participantes deste recorte de pesquisa para elaborações didáticas a partir dos gêneros discursivos em sua ação metodológica, tanto quanto dificuldades em constituir a aula (de Português como gênero discursivo.

  5. Gagueira: uma questão discursiva A stuttering: a matter of discourse

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    Regina Maria Freire

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo propõe um dispositivo para teorizar a gagueira. Supõe-se que a gagueira emergiria na terceira posição do processo de aquisição de linguagem, quando podem ser observadas, nas produções das crianças, pausas, reformulações e autocorreções. Essas pausas, reformulações e autocorreções assemelham-se às repetições e hesitações que caracterizam a gagueira, gerando movimentos de estranhamento no Outro (Termo definido por Lacan como sendo o lugar do "tesouro dos significantes" ou o lugar do outro simbólico que afasta da cena o outro encarnado. Esse estranhamento pode levá-Lo a atribuir a essas repetições, pausas e hesitações, o estatuto de gagueira, ou seja, a cristalizar o manifesto, aprisionando-o ao patológico. Para dar sustentação a essa hipótese, entrevistaram-se as mães de quatro crianças gagas, cujos dizeres foram analisados alçando-se o dispositivo da Análise de Discurso de Linha francesa. Os achados apontam para os efeitos da interpretação do Outro sobre o gago e a urgência de se levar em conta a submissão da criança a um discurso, predominantemente autoritário. Concluindo, ao pensar a gênese da gagueira, seria primordial levar em conta: a a interpretação que o Outro faz da fala da criança; b como a criança ouve sua própria fala e c a sobre determinação simbólica da linguagem - re-significando repetições e hesitações como inerentes ao processo de aquisição da linguagem pela criança.This paper proposes a framework for theorizing about the emergence of stuttering. The implication is that stuttering emerges in the third discursive position of the language acquisition process. In this phase, one can observe pauses, reformulations and self-corrections in children's productions. Because these actions resemble the repetitions and hesitations that characterize stuttering, they lead the other to erroneously attach a pathological interpretation to a set of no pathological events. If the

  6. Indacaterol/glycopyrronium reduces the risk of clinically important deterioration after direct switch from baseline therapies in patients with moderate COPD: a post hoc analysis of the CRYSTAL study

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    Full Text Available Timm Greulich,1 Konstantinos Kostikas,2 Mina Gaga,3 Maryam Aalamian-Mattheis,2 Nadine S Lossi,4 Francesco Patalano,2 Xavier Nunez,5 Veronica A Pagano,5 Robert Fogel,6 Claus F Vogelmeier,1,* Andreas Clemens2,7,* 1University Medical Center Giessen and Marburg, German Center for Lung Research (DZL, Marburg, Germany; 2Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland; 37th Respiratory Medicine Department, Athens Chest Hospital Sotiria, Athens, Greece; 4Novartis Pharma GmbH, Nürnberg, Germany; 5TFS Develop, Barcelona, Spain; 6Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ, USA; 7Heart Center Freiburg University, Cardiology and Angiology I, Faculty of Medicine, Freiburg, Germany *These authors contributed equally to this work Purpose: COPD is a progressive disease characterized by exacerbations and a decline in health status and lung function. Clinically important deterioration (CID is a composite endpoint used to evaluate treatment efficacy. This analysis evaluated the impact of a direct switch to once-daily indacaterol/glycopyrronium 110/50 µg (IND/GLY from previous monotherapy with a long-acting β2-agonist (LABA or long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA or with an LABA and an inhaled corticosteroid (LABA + ICS on reducing CID. Methods: CRYSTAL was a 12-week, prospective, multicenter, randomized, open-label study conducted in clinical practice settings. Three definitions of CID (D1–D3 were used, including: 1 ≥100 mL decrease in trough forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1, 2 ≥1 point decrease in transition dyspnea index (TDI and/or ≥0.4 points increase in clinical COPD questionnaire score (CCQ, or 3 an acute moderate/severe exacerbation (AECOPD. In D1 and D2, either TDI or CCQ was evaluated along with FEV1 and AECOPD, whereas in D3, all 4 parameters were included. ClinicalTrials.gov number: NCT01985334. Results: Of the 2,159 patients analyzed, 1,622 switched to IND/GLY and 537 continued their baseline treatments. The percentage of

  7. Expanding NASA and Roscosmos Scientific Collaboration on the International Space Station

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    Hasbrook, Pete

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    The International Space Station (ISS) is a world-class laboratory orbiting in space. NASA and Roscosmos have developed a strong relationship through the ISS Program Partnership, working together and with the other ISS Partners for more than twenty years. Since 2013, based on a framework agreement between the Program Managers, NASA and Roscosmos are building a joint program of collaborative research on ISS. This international collaboration is developed and implemented in phases. Initially, members of the ISS Program Science Forum from NASA and TsNIIMash (representing Roscosmos) identified the first set of NASA experiments that could be implemented in the "near term". The experiments represented the research categories of Technology Demonstration, Microbiology, and Education. Through these experiments, the teams from the "program" and "operations" communities learned to work together to identify collaboration opportunities, establish agreements, and jointly plan and execute the experiments. The first joint scientific activity on ISS occurred in January 2014, and implementation of these joint experiments continues through present ISS operations. NASA and TsNIIMash have proceeded to develop "medium term" collaborations, where scientists join together to improve already-proposed experiments. A major success is the joint One-Year Mission on ISS, with astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, who returned from ISS in March, 2016. The teams from the NASA Human Research Program and the RAS Institute for Biomedical Problems built on their considerable experience to design joint experiments, learn to work with each other's protocols and processes, and share medical and research data. New collaborations are being developed between American and Russian scientists in complex fluids, robotics, rodent research and space biology, and additional human research. Collaborations are also being developed in Earth Remote Sensing, where scientists will share data from imaging

  8. PREFACE: IV Nanotechnology International Forum (RUSNANOTECH 2011)

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    Dvurechenskii, Anatoly; Alfimov, Mikhail; Suzdalev, Igor; Osiko, Vyacheslav; Khokhlov, Aleksey; Son, Eduard; Skryabin, Konstantin; Petrov, Rem; Deev, Sergey

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    Sciences, Professor Anatoly Dvurechenskii (Institute of Semiconductor Physics, RAS). Nanomaterials Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Mikhail Alfimov (Photochemistry Center, RAS), Professor Igor Suzdalev (Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, RAS), Member of Russian Academy of Science, Professor Vyacheslav Osiko (Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS), Member of Russian Academy of Science, Professor Aleksey Khokhlov (Physical department of Moscow State University). Nanotechnology and green energy Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Eduard Son (Joint Institute for High Temperatures, RAS). Nanotechnology in Healthcare and Pharma Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Konstantin Skryabin (Bioengineering Center, RAS), Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Rem Petrov (RAS), Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Sergey Deev (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry).

  9. CRISPR transcript processing: a mechanism for generating a large number of small interfering RNAs

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    Djordjevic Marko

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    orders of magnitude increase of crRNAs upon cas overexpression. A crucial ingredient of this large increase is fast non-specific degradation by an unspecified nuclease, which suggests that a yet unidentified nuclease(s is a major control element of CRISPR response. Transcriptional regulation may be another important control mechanism, as it can either increase the amount of generated pre-crRNA, or alter the level of cas gene activity. Reviewers This article was reviewed by Mikhail Gelfand, Eugene Koonin and L Aravind.

  10. PREFACE: 1st International School and Conference "Saint Petersburg OPEN 2014" on Optoelectronics, Photonics, Engineering and Nanostructures

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    Dear Colleagues, 1st International School and Conference "Saint Petersburg OPEN 2014" on Optoelectronics, Photonics, Engineering and Nanostructures was held on March 25 - 27, 2014 at St. Petersburg Academic University - Nanotechnology Research and Education Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The School and Conference included a series of invited talks given by leading professors with the aim to introduce young scientists with actual problems and major advances in physics and technology. The keynote speakers were: Mikhail Glazov (Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS, Russia) Vladimir Dubrovskii (Saint Petersburg Academic University RAS, Russia) Alexey Kavokin (University of Southampton, United Kingdom and St. Petersburg State University, Russia) Vladimir Korenev (Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS, Russia) Sergey Kukushkin (Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering RAS, Russia) Nikita Pikhtin (Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS, Russia and "Elfolum" Ltd., Russia) Dmitry Firsov (Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia) During the poster session all undergraduate and graduate students attending the conference presented their works. Sufficiently large number of participants with more than 160 student attendees from all over the world allowed the Conference to provide a fertile ground for the fruitful discussions between the young scientists as well as to become a perfect platform for the valuable discussions between student authors and highly experienced scientists. The best student papers, which were selected by the Program Committee and by the invited speakers basing on the theses and their poster presentation, were awarded with diplomas of the conference - see the photos. This year's School and Conference is supported by SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics), OSA (The Optical Society), St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University and by Skolkovo Foundation. It is a continuation of the annual schools and

  11. Nuclear revival, nuclear safety: challenges for the European Union

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    Fischer, Claude; Lacoste, Andre-Claude; Stellfox, David; Hajjani, Abdellaziz; Jamet, Philippe; Kaluzny, Yves; Lallier, Michel; Lescoeur, Bruno; Naredo, Fernando; Palm, Martina; Vincent, Cyrille; Faross, Peter; Gillet, Guillaume; Lemaitre, Philippe; Barcelo, Julio; Decobert, Veronique; Doumont, Pierre; Gouze, Jean-Remi; Hohlefelder, Walter; Herczog, Edit; Pouleur, Yvan; Teule, Rianne; Zidi, Latifa; Herzog, Philippe; Ristori, Dominique; Coniam, Jon; Kopp, Gudrun; Lambert de Diesbach, Patrice; Le Roux, Jean-Pierre; Mestrallet, Gerard; Paparizov, Atanas; Rosier, Philippe; Tamburi, Carlo; Lauvergeon, Anne; San Antonio, Santiago; Linkohr, Rolf; Auer, Josef; Bresson, Thierry de; Hohlefelder, Walter; Janouch, Frantisek; MacNaughton, Joan; Onyszkiewicz, Janusz; Reul, Herbert; Dolinsek, Urska; Komarov, Kirill; Boshkov, Aleksander; Bartuska, Vaclav; Gonnot, Francois-Michel; Grimston, Malcolm; Jesien, Leszek; Keussen, Urban; Schmitt von Sydow, Helmut; Sotura, Jean-Pierre; Jouyet, Jean-Pierre

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    , The positions of institutions actors, Hearing of Pierre-Franck Chevet, Speech by Santiago San Antonio, Hearing of Urska Dolinsek, Speeches of Mikhail Yakovlev and Kirill Komarov, Conclusions by Jean-Pierre Jouyet. Part B: Nuclear safety, a worldwide Public Good: Conference Partnerships, Speakers list, 1 Address and 2 sessions, Opening Address by Andre-Claude Lacoste, First round table: Under what conditions can the nuclear industry be 'implanted' in emerging countries?, Second round table: Defining an international framework?, Debates with Peter Faross and Guillaume Gillet, Conclusions by Philippe Herzog

  12. Seismofocal zones and mid-ocean ridges - look outside of the plate paradigm

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    Anokhin, Vladimir; Kholmianskii, Mikhail

    2014-05-01

    Seismofocal zones and mid-ocean ridges - look outside of the plate paradigm Vladimir M. Anokhin, Mikhail A. Kholmianskii Configuration of the seismofocal zones (SFZ), visible in a real position of the focuses of earthquakes, has a significant step component (jagged) expressed by the presence of several sub-horizontal "seismoplanes", which concentrates focuses of earthquakes (depths 10, 35 km and other). Orientation of seismolines inside of SFZ tends to 4 main directions: 0-5 dgr, 120-145 dgr, 40-55 dgr, 85-90 dgr. These facts suggest significantly block, a terraced structure of the body of Benioff zone. The borders of blocks have orientation according directions regmatic net of the Earth. In accordance with this, SFZ can be presented as the most active segments of the border of the crossing: «continent-ocean», having the following properties: - block (terraced) structure; - in some sites - dive under the continental crust (in present time); - prevailing compression (in present time), perhaps, as the period of the oscillatory cycle; Infinite "subduction" in SFZ is unlikely. One of the areas where there is proof of concept of far "spreading" is the southernmost tip of the mid-oceanic Gakkel ridge in the Laptev sea (Arctic ocean). Here active "spreading" ridge normal approaches to the boundary of the continental crust - the shelf of the Laptev sea. On the shelf there are a number of subparallel NW grabens. NE fault zone Charlie, controlling the continental slope is established stepped fault without shift component. This means that the amount of extending of the offshore grabens does not significantly differ from the scale of spreading in the Gakkel ridge. However, the total spreads grabens (50-100 km) 6-10 times less than the width of the oceanic crust (600 km) in the surrounding area. Conclusion: the oceanic crust in the Laptev sea was formed mainly not due to "spreading". It is very likely that here was sinking and the processing of continental crust in the ocean

  13. Vertical Transport of Momentum by the Inertial-Gravity Internal Waves in a Baroclinic Current

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    in the first mode only in the pycnocline, outside the pycnocline their values are comparable in absolute value. The longitudinal component of the Stokes drift velocity of 15-min second mode internal waves observed in the field experiment during the 44th voyage of R/V “Mikhail Lomonosov” on the northwestern shelf of the Black Sea is by an order of magnitude greater than the transversal one. Vertical wave fluxes of the momentum also differ from zero and can be either comparable with the corresponding turbulent fluxes or exceed them.

  14. Soviet/Russian-American space cooperation

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    Karash, Yuri Y.

    This dissertation seeks to answer two questions: (1) what are the necessary conditions for the emergence of meaningful space cooperation between Russia and the United States, and (2) might this cooperation continue developing on its own merit, contributing to the further rapprochement between the two countries, even if the conditions that originated the cooperation were to change? The study examines the entire space era up to this point, 1957 to 1997, from the first satellite launch through the joint U.S.-Russian work on the ISS project. It focuses on the analysis of three distinct periods of possible and real cooperation between the United States and the Soviet Union/Russia. The first possibility for a limited Soviet-American cooperation in space emerged in the late 1950s, together with the space age, and continued until the mid-1960s. The major potential joint project of this period was a human expedition to the Moon. The global competition/confrontation between the two countries prevented actual cooperation. The second period was from the late 1960s until 1985 with consideration of experimental docking missions, including the docking of a reusable U.S. shuttle to a Soviet Salyut-type station. The global U.S.-Soviet competition still continued, but the confrontation was replaced by detente for a brief period of time lasting from the end of 1960s until mid-1970s. Detente gave the first example of U.S.-Soviet cooperation in space---the Apollo-Soyuz joint space flight (ASTP) which took place in 1975. However, the lack of interest of political leaderships in continuation of broad-scale cooperation between the two countries, and the end of detente, removed ASTP-like projects out of question at least until 1985. The third period started together with Mikhail Gorbachev's Perestroika in 1985 and continues until now. It involves almost a hundred of joint space projects both at the governmental and at the private sectors levels. The mainstream of the joint activities

  15. Measuring Glasnost in and out of the U.S.S.R.

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    Initiatives in the USSR, characterized by General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev as "glasnost" (openness) and "perestroika" (restructuring), come after almost a decade of change in the People's Republic of China, yet the Soviet experiment, which emphasizes market activities, is hardly a monolithic effort. In 1982, the 286 million Soviet citizens who live on 2 continents will be affected by "perestroika" in markedly different ways. The complex demographics of the USSR will figure significantly in determining those unequal effects. It is likely, if Gorbachev's campaign continues as intended, that patient exporters who explore the new Soviet arena to test their marketing skills will experience success. In fact, the USSR has been conducting business with the US for years. To date, nearly a dozen corporations have signed joint ventures with the Soviet Union, and at least 50 more have expressed an interest. Those companies with long-standing Soviet relationships are most interested; they are familiar with the bureaucratic obstacles and have a network of Soviet contacts. Gorbachev has made it clear that the Soviet economy needs basic foreign technology to move into the 21st century on an equal footing with other industrialized nations. Along with attracting foreign capital, the USSR must get its domestic house in order. The growth in the gross national product, which hovered at an annual 2.5% in the early 1980s, must double, according to the Twelfth Five Year Plan (1986-90). The 1988 population of 286 million has relatively few men, particularly in older age groups, and a growing ethnic mix. Of late, planners have made a concerted effort to narrow the gap among ethnic groups by expanding maternity benefits and health care. The most immediate consequences of the changing ethnic structure emerge in the labor force. Entry-level workers are scarce in European Russia, where about 60% of all Soviet industrial activity takes place and will become more scarce in coming years

  16. Formação de professores e saberes docentes: trajetória e preocupações de uma pesquisadora da docência - uma entrevista com Ruth Mercado

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    Denise Trento Rebello de Souza

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    Full Text Available A entrevista concedida pela pesquisadora mexicana Ruth Mercado Maldonado em outubro de 2013 traz importantes contribuições para o campo educacional ao tratar de temas contemporâneos a partir da experiência profissional de uma investigadora de renome internacional. Docente e pesquisadora do Departamiento de Investigaciones Educativas del Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (DIE-CINVESTAV, a Dra. Ruth Mercado mantém contato com pesquisadores brasileiros desde a década de 1980, debatendo temas envolvendo a etnografia e a formação de professores. A abordagem etnográfica, calcada na articulação entre trabalho empírico e conceitual, possibilita que a autora, a partir do pensamento de Agnes Heller, Mikhail Bakhtin e Lev Vigotsky, dentre outros, produza uma construção teórica própria acerca dos saberes docentes. Sua trajetória revela as concepções de uma pesquisadora que busca compreender a perspectiva do outro, distanciando-se dos olhares avaliativos e prescritivos comuns ao campo pedagógico. Na entrevista, a autora aborda, de modo instigante, questões atuais e relativas ao campo da formação inicial e continuada de professores: o processo de universitarização e suas implicações, o papel dos formadores, as relações entre cultura universitária e cultura escolar. Suas reflexões sobre a história da profissão docente no México e da criação de programas de mestrado profissional em diferentes países oferecem contribuições importantes para a comunidade educacional da América Latina. A leitura da entrevista envolve, assim, um convite à reflexão sobre os desafios que a universidade e seus profissionais enfrentam na construção de propostas de formação docente adequadas às necessidades, demandas e características próprias daqueles que atuam na educação básica.

  17. Low toxic maghemite nanoparticles for theranostic applications

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    Full Text Available Elena A Kuchma,* Peter V Zolotukhin, Anna A Belanova, Mikhail A Soldatov, Tatiana A Lastovina, Stanislav P Kubrin, Anatoliy V Nikolsky, Lidia I Mirmikova, Alexander V Soldatov* The Smart Materials Research Center, Southern Federal University of Russia, Rostov-on-Don, Russia *These authors contributed equally to this work Background: Iron oxide nanoparticles have numerous and versatile biological properties, ranging from direct and immediate biochemical effects to prolonged influences on tissues. Most applications have strict requirements with respect to the chemical and physical properties of such agents. Therefore, developing rational design methods of synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles remains of vital importance in nanobiomedicine.Methods: Low toxic superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs for theranostic applications in oncology having spherical shape and maghemite structure were produced using the fast microwave synthesis technique and were fully characterized by several complementary methods (transmission electron microscopy [TEM], X-ray diffraction [XRD], dynamic light scattering [DLS], X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy [XPS], X-ray absorption near edge structure [XANES], Mossbauer spectroscopy, and HeLa cells toxicity testing.Results: TEM showed that the majority of the obtained nanoparticles were almost spherical and did not exceed 20 nm in diameter. The averaged DLS hydrodynamic size was found to be ~33 nm, while that of nanocrystallites estimated by XRD was ~16 nm. Both XRD and XPS studies evidenced the maghemite (γ-Fe2O3 atomic and electronic structure of the synthesized nanoparticles. The XANES data analysis demonstrated the structure of the nanoparticles being similar to that of macroscopic maghemite. The Mossbauer spectroscopy revealed the γ-Fe2O3 phase of the nanoparticles and vibration magnetometry study showed that reactive oxygen species in HeLa cells are generated both in the cytoplasm and the nucleus

  18. Differentiation of human stem cells is promoted by amphiphilic pluronic block copolymers

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    Doğan A

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Aysegül Doğan,1 Mehmet E Yalvaç,1,2 Fikrettin Şahin,1 Alexander V Kabanov,3–5 András Palotás,6 Albert A Rizvanov71Department of Genetics and BioEngineering, College of Engineering and Architecture, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey; 2Center for Gene Therapy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA; 3Center for Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine, 4Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Durham Research Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA; 5Laboratory of Chemical Design of Bio-nano-materials, Department of Chemistry, Mikhail V Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia; 6Asklepios-Med, Szeged, Hungary; 7Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Kazan (Volga Region Federal University, Kazan, RussiaAbstract: Stem cell usage provides novel avenues of tissue regeneration and therapeutics across disciplines. Apart from ethical considerations, the selection and amplification of donor stem cells remain a challenge. Various biopolymers with a wide range of properties have been used extensively to deliver biomolecules such as drugs, growth factors and nucleic acids, as well as to provide biomimetic surface for cellular adhesion. Using human tooth germ stem cells with high proliferation and transformation capacity, we have investigated a range of biopolymers to assess their potential for tissue engineering. Tolerability, toxicity, and their ability to direct differentiation were evaluated. The majority of pluronics, consisting of both hydrophilic and hydrophobic poly(ethylene oxide chains, either exerted cytotoxicity or had no significant effect on human tooth germ stem cells; whereas F68 increased the multi-potency of stem cells, and efficiently transformed them into osteogenic, chondrogenic, and adipogenic tissues. The data suggest that differentiation and maturation of stem cells can be promoted by selecting the appropriate mechanical and chemical

  19. Tsygankoite, Mn8Tl8Hg2(Sb21Pb2TlΣ24S48, a New Sulfosalt from the Vorontsovskoe Gold Deposit, Northern Urals, Russia

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    Anatoly V. Kasatkin

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    Full Text Available Tsygankoite, ideally Mn8Tl8Hg2(Sb21Pb2TlΣ24S48, is a new sulfosalt discovered at the Vorontsovskoe gold deposit, Northern Urals, Russia. It occurs as lath-like elongated crystals up to 0.2 mm embedded in calcite–dolomite–clinochlore matrix. The associated minerals also include aktashite, alabandite, arsenopyrite, barite, cinnabar, fluorapatite, orpiment, pyrite, realgar, routhierite, sphalerite, tilasite, and titanite. The new mineral is non-fluorescent, black, and opaque with a metallic lustre and black streak. It is brittle with an uneven fracture and no obvious parting and cleavage. Its Vickers hardness (VHN10 is 144 kg/mm2 (range 131–167 kg/mm2 and its calculated density is 5.450 g cm. In reflected light, tsygankoite is white; between crossed polars it is dark grey to black. It is strongly anisotropic: rotation tints vary from light grey to dark grey to black. Pleochroism and internal reflections are not observed. The chemical composition of tsygankoite (wt %, electron-microprobe data is: Mn 6.29, Hg 5.42, Tl 26.05, Pb 5.84, As 3.39, Sb 30.89, S 21.87, total 99.75. The empirical formula, calculated on the basis of 90 atoms pfu, is: Mn8.06Tl8.00Hg1.90(Sb17.87As3.19Pb1.99Tl0.97Σ24.02S48.03. Tsygankoite is monoclinic, space group C2/m, a = 21.362(4 Å, b = 3.8579(10 Å, c = 27.135(4 Å, β = 106.944(14°, V = 2139.19(17 Å3 and Z = 1. The five strongest diffraction peaks from X-ray powder pattern (listed as (d,Å(I(hkl are: 3.587(100(112, 3.353(70(−114, 3.204(88(405, 2.841(72(−513, and 2.786(99(−514. The crystal structure of tsygankoite was refined from single-crystal X-ray diffraction data to R = 0.0607 and consists of an alternation of two thick layer-like arrays, one based on PbS-archetype and the second on SnS-archetype. Tsygankoite has been approved by the IMA-CNMNC under the number 2017-088. It is named for Mikhail V. Tsyganko, a mineral collector from Severouralsk, Northern Urals, Russia, who collected the samples where the

  20. KARAGÖZ VE HACİVAT: BAŞKALDIRI VE İTAATİN YANSIMALARI / KARAGÖZ AND HACİVAT: PROJECTIONS OF SUBVERSION AND CONFORMANCE

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    Full Text Available Bu yazı, James Smith’in Asian Theatre Journal’da 2004 yılında yayımladığı “Karagöz and Hacivat: Projections of Subversion and Conformance” adlı makalesinin tercümesidir. Smith, İslam dünyasında tiyatro temsillerinin tarihini kısaca anlattıktan sonra, sözü Türklerde karagöz, Yunanlarda karagiozis adıyla bilinen gölge oyunlarına getirir. Bu oyunlara dair kısa tanıtıcı bilgiler verdikten sonra, Peter Burke’ün Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe (Erken Modern Avrupa’da Popüler Kültür adlı eserinde hemen her karnavalda görüldüğünü söylediği “yemek, cinsellik ve şiddet” unsurlarına karagöz oyunlarından örnekler verir. Akabinde, gölge oyununu Mikhail Bakhtin’in dinsel eğlence teorisi çerçevesinde inceler. Bilhassa, sözü edilen teoride yer alan “bir maskaraya taç giydirilip kral yapılması ve karnavalın sonunda sahte kralın tahttan indirilmesi hadisesi” ile “Hacivat tarafından önemli bir mevkie getirildikten sonra çevresindekileri alt etmeye çalışan ve sonunda bütün gücü elinden alınan Karagöz’ün durumu” arasında ciddi bir benzerlik olduğu kanısına varır. Son aşamada, gölge oyununun, ezilen toplum kitlesinin özkimliğini yeniden oluşturmadaki rolüne değinerek, meseleyi Türk ve Yunan halkları üzerinden örneklendirir. Bu yazı, hem Batılı eğlence kuramlarının karagöz ve karagiozis oyunlarına uygulanmış olması, hem de bu oyunların yeni bir özkimlik oluşturmada nasıl bir görev üstlendiğini göstermesi bakımından önemlidir.

  1. Instrumental tactile diagnostics in robot-assisted surgery

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    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Rozalia F Solodova,1,2 Vladimir V Galatenko,1,2 Eldar R Nakashidze,3 Igor L Andreytsev,3 Alexey V Galatenko,1 Dmitriy K Senchik,2 Vladimir M Staroverov,1 Vladimir E Podolskii,1,2 Mikhail E Sokolov,1,2 Victor A Sadovnichy1,2 1Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, 2Institute of Mathematical Studies of Complex Systems, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 31st Surgery Department, Clinical Hospital 31, Moscow, Russia Background: Robotic surgery has gained wide acceptance due to minimizing trauma in patients. However, the lack of tactile feedback is an essential limiting factor for the further expansion. In robotic surgery, feedback related to touch is currently kinesthetic, and it is mainly aimed at the minimization of force applied to tissues and organs. Design and implementation of diagnostic tactile feedback is still an open problem. We hypothesized that a sufficient tactile feedback in robot-assisted surgery can be provided by utilization of Medical Tactile Endosurgical Complex (MTEC, which is a novel specialized tool that is already commercially available in the Russian Federation. MTEC allows registration of tactile images by a mechanoreceptor, real-time visualization of these images, and reproduction of images via a tactile display. Materials and methods: Nine elective surgeries were performed with da Vinci™ robotic system. An assistant performed tactile examination through an additional port under the guidance of a surgeon during revision of tissues. The operating surgeon sensed registered tactile data using a tactile display, and the assistant inspected the visualization of tactile data. First, surgeries where lesion boundaries were visually detectable were performed. The goal was to promote cooperation between the surgeon and the assistant and to train them in perception of the tactile feedback. Then, instrumental tactile diagnostics was utilized in case of visually undetectable boundaries. Results: In robot-assisted surgeries where lesion

  2. Oligarchs arose from dubious privatisation's

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    Schoenwiesner, R.; Hirman, K.

    2003-01-01

    Russia is a market economy. Both the European Union and USA have acknowledged this fact. But the Russian economy has many specialties. Many of Russia's major businesses hide their ownership structure. The official shareholders links usually lead to companies registered in tax paradises. And apart form that more and more Russians are listed on the list of billionaires published by the American weekly magazine Forbes. The latest list published at the beginning of this year already shows 17 Russian billionaires (in USD). And only three years ago there were none. That means Forbes considers information about the actual owners reliable enough to base its chart on it. 12 of the Russian billionaires made their fortune in oil business and for ten of them this is their first year on this list. This can be related to the fact that company Group Menatep that controls the Russian oil company Yukos published its shareholders' structure. And so another five of the company's shareholders have joined the majority shareholder of Yukos, Mikhail Khodorkovski on the list. Three of the six have been currently prosecuted by the Russian General Prosecution. They are charged with fraud and tax evasion. Two of them have been taken into pre-trial custody. Yukos was the first large Russian company to publish the names of its real shareholders. A majority of Russian companies is still hiding behind dummy offshore companies as transparency makes the companies more vulnerable in case of charges related to activities at the time of privatisation. Minister of Finance, Alexej Kudrin welcomed the firm approach against Yukos. In his opinion this was the end of Yeltsin era in Russia. Russian President, Vladimir Putin supported the actions taken by the Prosecution i.e. taking M. Khodorkovski into custody and blocking 42 percent of shares of the company owned by the charged Yukos shareholders. But in the opinion of the President this should by no means be considered redistribution of assets or a attack

  3. Technical and economical problems of decommissioning nuclear power plants (NPP) in Russia

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    Vaneev, M.

    2001-01-01

    under the direction of the senior lecturer Mikhail A. Skachek was estimated the basic economic parameters of decommissioning process NPP with the various types of reactors (WWR-440, WWR-1000, RBMK-1000) Now we are researching the subscription of disposal the nuclear waste in a total cost of decommissioning NPP. The estimation of expenses for decommissioning NPP was carried out with the helps of the program DECOST - adapted on faculty NPP MPEI to a Russian economy conditions of the transition period. Program 'DECOST' is developed for an estimation of expenses and payments for removal from operation of nuclear power installations in different conditions. (author)

  4. POCHVENNICHESTVO IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE: THE METAPHOR AS IDEOLOGEME

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    Vladimir Nikolaevich Zakharov

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    Full Text Available Original as it was, the phenomenon of pochvennichestvo (roughly translated as «native soil» in Russian thought and literature is often accompanied by a number of myths, misperceptions and erroneous commonplaces. It is not infrequent that those who never shared the ideas of pochvennichestvo are described as its adepts, and those who did, are often misquoted, with some notions, ideas and phrases misattributed to them. The ideological and literary agenda of pochvennichestvo was formed by the Vremya (1861-1863 and Epokha (1864-1865 magazines published by the brothers Dostoevsky — Fedor and Mikhail. Their outlook and vigorous action, discussions of submitted articles at board meetings, polemics with other periodicals — all of these factors contributed to the general trend of pochvennichestvo with its typical mutual influence of all its members. Fedor Dostoevsky's role on its development was decisive, as he kept consistently substantiating ideas which were new for Russian literature. Our article analyses the pochva (soil metaphor in the ideology of new school of literature and political movements which Dostoevsky helped set up in 1860s-1870s. According to him, pochva includes everything that gives birth and unites: people, homeland, native language and mother earth. They are all linked together by the mystery of Russia as the keeper of Orthodox faith and Christ as the «ideal of the people». One has to reunite with the pochva by becoming one with the people and strive to see all estates united. To be a pochvennik meant to love Russia and its people, to be a Russian and identify as one, to follow the faith of the fathers and honour the native land. In the 20th century, pochvennichestvo resolved the old argument between the Westernizers and Slavophiles. The word pochvennik was applied to the authors who stayed loyal to Russian traditional values, rural communities and traditions of Russian literature. Various authors and critics have been

  5. The Quantitative Grammar and Poetics of Finite Verb Forms in the Guslʹ Dobroglasnaia by Simeon Polotsky

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    Full Text Available The paper offers data on the quantity and structure of finite verbal forms in Simeon Polotsky’s collection Guslʹ Dobroglasnaia. The results are compared to data from twenty epinician odes by Mikhail Lomonosov and ten odes by Gavriil Derzhavin. We find 851 personal forms in Simeon’s collection, of which 214 belong to past tenses (73 to imperfect, 92 to aorist, 49 to past tense with l morpheme; 363 belong to present tense; 99 to future tense; 51 to imperative mood; 6 to conjunctive mood; and 118 to the forms with the da particle. The total percentage of past tenses in Simeon’s texts (25.1% is close to the parameters appearing in Lomonosov’s and Derzhavin’s texts (21.4% and 23.5%, respectively, and the same is true for the percentages of non-indicative moods (20.5% vs. 19.1% and 20.5%. Simeon Polotsky’s texts contain fewer present tense forms than those written by the 18th-century poets (42.8% vs. 50.6% and 49.5%, but they contain more future tense forms (11.6% vs. 8.9% and 6.5%. Past tense forms in Simeon’s texts with l suffix include 29 forms of the third person with the auxiliary iestʹ verb, usually given in a rhyme position. In the aorist, the proportion of imperfective and perfective forms to the forms of the byti verb is 9:72:11; in imperfect, this proportion is 52:6:15; and in past tenses with l suffix, it is 8:38:3. We find 99 forms of the future tense, broken down as follows: 69 are forms of simple future; 12 are accompanied by imatʹ and similar forms; and 18 are accompanied by budet and similar forms (there is no semantic difference between these two last cases. Of the forms containing the da particle, 65 belong to present tense, 37 belong to future tense, and 16 are accompanied by byti forms.

  6. The influence of CYP3A5 polymorphisms on haloperidol treatment in patients with alcohol addiction

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    Full Text Available Mikhail Sergeevich Zastrozhin,1,2 Elena Anatolievna Grishina,1 Kristina Anatolievna Ryzhikova,1 Valery Valerievich Smirnov,3 Ludmila Mikhailovna Savchenko,1 Evgeny Alekseevich Bryun,1,2 Dmitry Alekseevich Sychev1 1Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, 2Moscow Research and Practical Centre on Addictions, Moscow Department of Healthcare, 3National Research Center Institute of Immunology, Federal Medical-Biological Agency, Moscow, Russia Background: Isoenzymes CYP2D6 and CYP3A4, the activity of which varies widely, are involved in metabolism of haloperidol and may influence its profile of efficacy and safety.Objective: The primary aim of this study was to estimate the relationship between CYP3A5 gene polymorphism, activity of the CYP3A isoenzyme, and the risk of development of adverse drug reactions by haloperidol in patients with alcohol abuse.Methods: Sixty-six male alcohol-addicted patients participated in the study. The safety of haloperidol was evaluated by Udvalg for Kliniske Undersogelser Side Effect Rating Scale (UKU and Simpson–Angus Scale for extrapyramidal symptoms (SAS. The activity of CYP3A was evaluated by determining the concentrations of an endogenous substrate of this isoenzyme (cortisol and its urinary metabolite (6-beta-hydroxycortisol, 6-B-HC. Genotyping of CYP3A5*3 was performed by real-time polymerase chain reaction with allele-specific hybridization.Results: The frequency of A-allele occurrence in Russian population was very poor (2.27%. CYP3A5*3 polymorphism had no influence on safety profile indicators of haloperidol (UKU scale: p=0.55, SAS scale: p=0.64. In addition, there was no statistical significant difference between the values of indexes of the metabolic ratio (6-B-HC/cortisol in groups with different genotypes of CYP3A5*3: GG 5.00 (3.36; 6.39 vs AG 5.26 (2.10; 6.78 (p=0.902.Conclusion: The frequency of A-allele occurrence of CYP3A5*3 in Russian

  7. Bakhtinian Thought and the Defence of Narrative: Overcoming Universalism and Relativism

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    Hana Owen

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    the work of Mikhail Bakhtin whose philosophy, it will be argued, both compliments and enhances narrative understanding and has considerable potential for generating a more inclusive and creative understanding of humanity, its relationships to others and to the world in which it is inextricably linked.

  8. Sultan II. Abdülhamid’in Sanat Hâmiliği / Art Patronage Of Ottoman Sultan Abdulhâmid II

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    Ayşe ERSAY YÜKSEL

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    ıştır. Sultan II. Abdülhâmid sadece marangozluğu ve ahşap ustalığı ile değil, resim yapması, iyi derecede piyano çalması ve hat sanatında icazet alması ile sanatsal uğraş alanlarının ne kadar zengin olduğunu göstermiştir. Usta bir sanatkâr olan Sultan, Osmanlı devlet geleneğinin önemli bir ayağı olan sanatı himaye etme, sanatçıyı koruma ve destekleme konularında hâmilik sıfatı ile sanatçılara ve sanat kurumlarına karşı maddi ve manevi olarak büyük bir destek vermiştir. Onun himaye ettiği sanat alanları, dönemin anlayışının da gereği olarak, geleneksel sanatlardan daha fazla modern Batı sanatları olmuştur. Resim, müzik, hat, mimarlık, kazı-arkeoloji, müzecilik, koleksiyonerlik, sergi düzenleme, çini, halı, heykel, tiyatro, sinema ve edebiyat alanlarında Türkiye Cumhuriyeti’nin kuruluşunda büyük katkı sağlayacak sanatçıların, sanat kurumlarının ve sanat geleneğinin desteklenmesinde öncülük etmiştir.

  9. KASTAMONU’DA ASA SULARI1 [ASA WATERS IN KASTAMONU

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    Gülten KÜÇÜKBASMACI

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available Su, hayatımızı idame ettirmede en önemli maddedir. Ayrıca ilk çağlardan beri şifalı suların kullanıldığı yapılan kazılarda görülmektedir. Kaplıca ve içmelerden başka şifalı olduğuna inanılan kutsal sular da vardır. Bu suların şifa verici etkileri inanışlara, kişiler arası telkinlere, efsanelere, kişisel inançlara, yapanları bilinmeyen etkileyici yorumlara ve faydalandıklarını anlatanların tesirlerine vb. bağlıdır. Türklerde suyun kutsal olduğu bilinmektedir. Yer-su kültü VIII. yy’da devletin resmi kültlerinden biri olmuştur. Türkler İslamiyet’i kabul ettikten sonra su kültünün izlerini uzun müddet muhafaza etmişlerdir. Suyun kutsiyetine dair inançların günümüze kadar geldiği görülür. Suyun kutsallığı düşüncesi “zemzem suyu” ve “asa suları” ile devam etmektedir. Bu makalenin konusu “asa suları”dır. Araştırma alanı Kastamonu ile sınırlı tutulmuştur. Kastamonu’da kutsal ve şifalı olduklarına inanılan Hz. Pîr Şeyh Şabân-ı Velî Külliyesi Asa Suyu, Benli Sultan Külliyesi Asa Suyu, Abdal Hasan Külliyesi Asa Suyu, Haraçoğlu Türbesi Asa Suyu, ve Mehmet Efendi Türbesi Asa Suyu etrafında oluşan efsane, inanış ve uygulamalarla birlikte ele alınacaktır. Yapılan derlemeler ve gözlemler sonucu asa suları etrafında oluşan inanç ve uygulamaların devam ettiği görülmüştür. Ayrıca internet ortamında “asa suyu” ile ilgili bir tarama yapıldığında binlerce sonuçla karşılaşılmaktadır. Bu bulgular Türk kültüründe suyun kutsallığı fikrinin yüzyıllardan beri devam ederek günümüz insanının davranışlarına yön verdiğini göstermektedir. Water is the most important factor in sustaining our lives to maintain. It is seen in excavations that healing waters have been used since the early ages. There are different sacred waters are believed to be healing, such as hot spring and spas. The healing effects of these

  10. Zeytinli Ada İnsan İskeletlerinde Diş Varyasyonları

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    Full Text Available Özet. Balıkesir ili Erdek sınırları içerisinde yer alan Zeytinli ada, M.Ö 2 yy. ve M.S 12 yy. arasında kültür varlığının sürdüğü Helen-Roma-Bizans ve Osmanlı yapılarıyla mozaik bir oluşuma sahip önemli bir arkeolojik buluntu yeridir. Türkiye’de ilk ada müzesi olması bakımından oldukça önem taşımaktadır.Zeytinli Ada’da yapılan arkeolojik kazılar sonucunda ele geçen insan iskeletlerinin paleodemografik dağılımına bakıldığında, toplam 126 bireyin 5’i bebek, 6’sı çocuk, 18’i kadın, 35’i erkek bireyler ve 62’sinin yeterli cinsiyet kriteri bulunmadığı için cinsiyetini belirleyeceğimiz bireyler oluşturmaktadır. Bu çalışmada, incelenen topluma ait bireylerin çene ve dişlerinde non-metrik yani ölçülemeyen karakter (varyasyonlar araştırılmış, buna göre bireylerde diş sıkışıklığı (% 4,35, winging (% 13,33, kürek biçimli dişler (% 87,5, carabelli tüberkülü (% 1,05, parasitilid (% 1,05, fleksiyon (% 15,98, dilaserasyon (% 1.98, pozisyon sapması (% 28,82, mine uzantıları (% 9,15, diş eksikliği – hypodontia M3’e göre (% 26,47, diş eksikliği – hypodontia M3 ve I2’ye göre (% 22,73 ve kök varyasyonu (% 11,73 gibi oluşumlar belirlenmiştir. Elde edilen sonuçlar, Anadolu’da aynı dönemde ve farklı dönemlerde yaşamış toplumlardan elde edilen sonuçlarla karşılaştırılmış, aralarında benzerlikler ve farklılıklar saptanmaya çalışılmıştır.Anahtar Kelimeler: Zeytinli Ada (Erdek-Balıkesir, Paleodemografi, Diş Varyasyonları Abstract. Zeytinli island which is located within the boundaries of Erdek, city of Balıkesir. The island has a mosaic formation in terms of having cultures of Hellenistic-Roman-Byzantine and Ottoman between B.C 2nd century and A.D 12th century with important archaeological findings. As a result of archeological excavations in Zeytinli island, it was examined the Paleodemographic distribution of the human

  11. Kırşehir ve Çevresinde İlk Ticari Faaliyetler First Trade Activities in Kırşehir and Around

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    Veli ÜNSAL

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    Asurlular’ın kurdukları Kültepe, Acemhöyük ve Alişar gibi önemli pazaryerlerine yakın bir coğrafi alanda bulunmaktadır. Kırşehir ve çevresi, coğrafi konum itibariyle Anadolu’nun orta bölgesi durumundadır. Bu özelliği sayesinde Kırşehir, Anadolu’nun doğusundan batısına ve kuzeyinden güneyine gerçekleşen kültür akışını üstlenerek, eski medeniyetlerin bir kavşak yeri olmuştur.Kırşehir ve çevresinde ticari faaliyetlerin bilinçli olarak yapıldığı dönem Asur Ticaret Kolonileri Çağı’dır. Bu dönem yerleşmeleri arasında ikisi özellikle ön plana çıkar. Bunlardan biri uzun süreden beri kazılarına devam edilen Kaman Kalehöyük, diğeri ise benzerlerine büyük pazaryerlerinde rastlanan bir saray kompleksine sahip olan Yassıhöyük’tür. Kaman Kalehöyük ve Yassıhöyük, gerek Kırşehir gerekse Orta Anadolu’nun önemli yerleşmeleri arasındadır. Her iki yerleşmenin bu önemleri, Asur Ticaret Kolonileri Çağında yerleşme görmelerinin sonucu olarak, Kırşehir ve çevresini Anadolu’nun yazı ile tanışan ilk bölgeleri arasında yer almasını sağlamaları noktasında karşımıza çıkar.

  12. New method to determine initial surface water displacement at tsunami source

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    Lavrentyev, Mikhail; Romanenko, Alexey; Tatarintsev, Pavel

    2013-04-01

    earthquake. However, today it is not yet possible. Ground-based sea radars. This is an effective tool for direct measurement of tsunami wave. At the same time, the wave is measured at a rather narrow area in front of the radar and does not include information about neighboring parts of the wave. Direct measurement of tsunami wave at deep water [2]. Today, this technology is certainly among the most useful and promising. The DART II® system consists of a seafloor bottom pressure recording (BPR) system, capable of detecting tsunamis as small as 1 cm, and a moored surface buoy for real-time communications. We focus our research on improving the later method, direct measurement of tsunami wave at deep water. We suggest the new way to analyze DART data, modifying the methodology originally proposed by V. Titov. Smaller system of unit sources [3] should be considered to approximate all typical shapes of initial disturbance by several suitable basis functions. To successfully implement it, performance of data analysis should be dramatically improved. This could be done by using a signal orthogonalization procedure for considered system of unit sources and calculation of Fourier coefficients of the measured time series with respect to orthogonal basis. The approach suggested was used as a part of computerized workstation for tsunami hazard monitoring [5-6]. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Center for Tsunami Research. URL: http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/honshu20110311/ National Data Buoy Center. URL: http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/dart.shtml National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Center for Tsunami Research. URL: http://sift.pmel.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/uncompressed/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Center for Tsunami Research. URL: http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/model.html Alexey Romanenko, Mikhail Lavrentiev-jr, Vasily Titov, "Modern Architecture for Tsunami Hazard Mitigation" // Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS-2012), ISBN 978-981-07-2049-0 Mikhail

  13. O AMOR ROENDO OS MORTOS: CORPO E MEMÓRIA EM VIAGEM NA FAMÍLIA DE DRUMMOND

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    Edson Soares Martins (URCA

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    Full Text Available Este breve estudo propõe uma leitura do poema Viagem na família, de Carlos Drummond de Andrade, a partir da contribuição teórica de Mikhail Bakhtin. Os conceitos de compenetração e acabamento são discutidos em sua relação com o conceito de exotopia e, a partir desta articulação, as vozes implicadas na leitura do poema são examinadas, assim como a representação do corpo e da memória, como dados da configuração do texto poético em discussão. Assumimos, com Bakhtin, que a construção da personagem e sua passagem ao estético implica uma potência avaliativa do autor-criador que lhe permita situar-se a uma distância que deve ser dada nos termos de uma empatia entre o eu e o outro – tal contato empático foi definido por Bakhtin como compenetração. Já o excedente de visão que, decorrente da distância assumida e da relação arquitetônica entre o eu e o outro, frequentemente deve recorrer à memória que situa o corpo no passado, obrigando, muitas vezes, o autor a considerar as vivências do corpo da personagem como suas próprias, de modo que sua posição exotópica não será estável. O presente estudo situa essa aporia em um campo que não foi teorizado em profundidade pelo pensador russo no ensaio que nos serve como guia: no gênero lírico, no qual o mundo ficcional tende a ser expresso a partir de uma vivência interna, o modo de representar tal corpo e tal memória impõe componentes analíticos originais, que requerem atenção e flexibilidade crítica do analista.PALAVRAS-CHAVE: Exotopia. Drummond. Bakhtin.This brief study proposes a reading of Carlos Drummond de Andrade’s poem Viagem na família, from the theoretical contribution of Mikhail Bakhtin. The concepts of empathy and completion are discussed in relation to the concept of exotopy and, from this joint, the implicated voices in the poem reading are examined, as well as the representation of the body and memory, as data from the poetic text

  14. İznik Müzesindeki Kandil ve Şamdan Motifli Mezar Taşları Patterned Lamp and Candlestick Gravestones in İznik Museum

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    gravestones in the Museum of lamps and candelabra motifs is important. İznik ilçesinin güzel tarihi binalarından biri olan müze, Nilüfer Hatun İmareti denilen bir yapıdır. İmaret, Osmanlı hükümdarı Orhan Gazi'nin karısı Nülüfer Hatun tarafından 1388 yılında yapılmıştır. Yapı, kubbe ve tonozların örttüğü sütun ve payelerin taşıyıcı oldukları bir revakla başlamaktadır. Üzerinde kitabe bulunan bir kapı ile ana bölüme girilmektedir. Ana bölüm, merkezi bir kubbe ile örtülüdür. Ana bölümden üzerleri birer kubbeyle örtülü yan mekânlara geçilmektedir. Müze koleksiyonunu yeni keşfedilen bazı Selçuklu, Osmanlı çinileri ve mezar taşları ile Roma kalıntıları ve cam eserler oluşturmaktadır. İznik Müzesindeki mezar taşlarından 11 tanesinde kandil, 5 tanesinde şamdan motifi bulunmaktadır. Örneklerin 9 tanesinde kitabe yer almaktadır. Taşlardan biri sağlam durumda iken, diğerleri eksik, kırık ve aşınmış durumdadır. Malzeme olarak bütün mezar taşlarında mermer kullanılmıştır. Kandil motiflerinin çoğu çift zincirli ve çift kulplu verilmiştir. Kitabeli olan mezar taşlarının hepsinin ön üst yüzüne bitkisel unsurlar, rumi, palmet motifleri yerleştirilmiştir. Mezar taşlarının boyu 125 cm. ile 46 cm., eni 54 cm. ile 26 cm., kalınlığı 15 cm. ile 6 cm. arasında değişmektedir. Şahidelerin hepsi oyma tekniğiyle yapılmıştır. Süsleme tekniği olarak oyma ve kazıma tekniği de 13 mezar taşında uygulanmıştır. Kitabelerin ve bezemelerin çoğu kabartma görünümünde ele alınmıştır. İncelediğimiz mezar taşları örnekleri bitkisel, geometrik, nesneli ve yazı bezemelidir. 13 mezar taşı bitkisel bezemeli, 9 tanesi yazı bezemeli, 7tanesi geometrik bezemeli, 14 tanesi ise nesneli bezemelidir. Bitkisel bezemeler; kır çiçeği, kıvrık dal, palmet, palmiye, rozet, rumi, yaprak şekillerinde olup, taşlar üzerinde az sayıda ele alınmışlardır. Geometrik bezemeler

  15. International Conference on Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences 8th Cross Channel Conference- Forensic Sciences Recent Developments

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    şım yanı sıra hatta daha ağırlıklı olarak “Felaket Mağdurlarının Kimlik-lendirilmesi” tartışıldı. Deneyimler paylaşıldı. Pediatrik adli patoloji ağırlıklı olan kongrede 70 sözlü bildiri ve 30 poster bildirisi sunuldu. Belkiça, Ingiltere, Lüksemburg, Hollanda, Yunanistan, Romanya, Almanya, Nijerya, Danimarka, İtalya, İşviçre, Fransa, Finlandiya, Amerika, İspanya, Plindistan, İskoçya, Tunus, Arnavutluk ve Avusturalya'dan katılımcıların olduğu kongreye, Türkiye'den Osmangazi Üniversitesi Adli Tıp Ana Bilim Dalı Öğretim Üyesi Doç.Dr. Yasemin Balcı 3 adet poster bildirisi ile katıldı. Bunlar; Sema Uslu, Setenay Öner, Yasemin Balcı, Muharrem Teyin ve Kazım Özdamar tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Biochemical Changes Related To Postmortem Interval”, Yasemin Balcı, Muharrem Teyin, Sema Uslu, Setenay Öner ve Mine inal tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Postmortem Biochemical Differences Between Traumatic and Nontraumatic Deaths”, Burcu Eşiyok, Yasemin Balcı ve Mehmet Özbay tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Corps in a Well, Septic Tank And Pit etc: What Is The Cause of Death?” idi. Postmortem interval ile ilgili olanı en fazla ilgi gören bildiriler arasında idi. Bu arada, Ekim 2003'de İstanbul'da Adli Tıp Ens-titüsü'nce düzenlenen Avrupa Adli Bilimler Kong-resi'nin ülkemiz ve ülkemizdeki adli bilimciler hakkında çok olumlu izlenimler bırakmış olduğunu da hatırlatmak isterim. Başta Prof.Dr.Sevil Atasoy olmak üzere bu kongrenin düzenlenmesinde emeği geçenler ve katılanlara tekrar teşekkürler. Belçika'daki kongreye Türkiye'den katıldığımı öğrenen bir çok katılımcının ilk sorduğu soru “İstanbul'daki kongrede bulunup bulunmadığım” idi. Hemen hepsi kongrenin mükemmel organizasyonundan söz ettiler. Doç.Dr. Yasemin Balcı Adli Tıp Anabilim Dalı Başkanı

  16. /ı/ Türkçede Bir Anasesbirim midir? Is The Letter of /ı/ Archiphoneme In Turkish?

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    öre genel Türkçedeki sekiz ünlü, bu ünlülerden gelişmiştir. Ancak A.N. Baskakov, /ı/ ‘nın ana bir sesbirim olduğu, [i,u,ü] ünlerinin /ı/ sesbiriminin değişkenleri olduğu görüşündedir. Bu farklı görüş makalenin yazılmasında etkili olmuştur. Anasesbirimi, bünyesinde birden fazla sesin özelliklerini barındıran anases veya bir dilin bilinen ilk sesleri olarak tanımlamak mümkündür. Anasesbirimler, güçlü seslerdir. Çoğunlukla varlıklarını korurlar. Ancak bu özellikler /ı/ sesbiriminde görülmemektedir. Buna delil olarak aşağıdaki tespitleri sayılabilir:1. Codex Cumanicus’taki qlıç (~ qılıç [cliç, cliz/kiliç] yazılışları,2. /ı/ ünlüsünün söz başında ön damaksıllaşması (Uyg. biş- ~ bış- ‘pişmek, olgunlaşmak’; Hrzm. biş-; Kıp. biş- ~ piş-; Çağ.piş-; ETT piş-; Bşk., Tat., Türkm., Az. biş-; Kzk. pis-; Özb., Y.Uyg.,Gag., Trk. piş- < ET bış-; Uyg. til ~ tıl ‘dil’; Krh. dil ~ til; Hrzm. til; Kıp. til; Çağ. til; ETT dil; Tat., Bşk. tĕl; Kzk., Kklp., Nog.,Kmk., Krg., Özb., Y.Uyg. til; Az., Türkm., Gag., Trk. Dil< ET tıl vb.3. İlk hece /ı/ ünlüsünün zayıflaması ve kısa ı’ya (ĭ değişmesi (Hak. hĭs,Tat., Bşk., Özb. kĭş, Kaz., Kklp, Nog. ḳĭs

  17. PREFACE: International Conference on Functional Materials and Nanotechnologies 2013 (FM&NT2013)

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    Nõmmiste, Ergo; Kirm, Marco; Plank, Toomas

    2013-12-01

    oral, and 5 commercial talks were delivered and more than 200 posters were presented. In the framework of conference more than 20 papers were submitted to a topical issue of Physica Scripta. Based on the work presented at the conference, 62 articles are included in this volume of IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. Additional information about FM&NT-2013 is available at its homepage http://fmnt.ut.ee/. The Organizing Committee would like to thank all the speakers, contributors, session chairs, referees and other involved staff for their efforts in making FM&NT-2013 successful. Special thanks for their hard work dealing with the conference papers goes to the Guest Editors: Professor Mikhail Brik, Dr Svetlana Zazubovits, Dr Arvo Kikas, Dr Rainer Pärna. The Organizing Committee hopes that Conference gave participants good insight into recent developments in nanotechnology, sustainable energetics, processing and modelling of multifunctional materials and research done using synchrotron radiation or other novel light sources. We sincerely hope that conference has provided support for the sharing of information and has brought together many young and experienced scientists from different fields, leading to fruitful discussions. We hope that all participants had good and memorable time in Tartu. On the behalf of organising committee Professor Ergo Nõmmiste Dr Marco Kirm Dr Toomas Plank The PDF also contains lists of the committees, the conference photograph and the sponsor's logos.

  18. The relationship between mantle pH and the deep nitrogen cycle

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    Mikhail, Sami; Barry, Peter H.; Sverjensky, Dimitri A.

    2017-07-01

    Nitrogen is distributed throughout all terrestrial geological reservoirs (i.e., the crust, mantle, and core), which are in a constant state of disequilibrium due to metabolic factors at Earth's surface, chemical weathering, diffusion, and deep N fluxes imposed by plate tectonics. However, the behavior of nitrogen during subduction is the subject of ongoing debate. There is a general consensus that during the crystallization of minerals from melts, monatomic nitrogen behaves like argon (highly incompatible) and ammonium behaves like potassium and rubidium (which are relatively less incompatible). Therefore, the behavior of nitrogen is fundamentally underpinned by its chemical speciation. In aqueous fluids, the controlling factor which determines if nitrogen is molecular (N2) or ammonic (inclusive of both NH4+ and NH30) is oxygen fugacity, whereas pH designates if ammonic nitrogen is NH4+ or NH30. Therefore, to address the speciation of nitrogen at high pressures and temperatures, one must also consider pH at the respective pressure-temperature conditions. To accomplish this goal we have used the Deep Earth Water Model (DEW) to calculate the activities of aqueous nitrogen from 1-5 GPa and 600-1000 °C in equilibrium with a model eclogite-facies mineral assemblage of jadeite + kyanite + quartz/coesite (metasediment), jadeite + pyrope + talc + quartz/coesite (metamorphosed mafic rocks), and carbonaceous eclogite (metamorphosed mafic rocks + elemental carbon). We then compare these data with previously published data for the speciation of aqueous nitrogen across these respective P-T conditions in equilibrium with a model peridotite mineral assemblage (Mikhail and Sverjensky, 2014). In addition, we have carried out full aqueous speciation and solubility calculations for the more complex fluids in equilibrium with jadeite + pyrope + kyanite + diamond, and for fluids in equilibrium with forsterite + enstatite + pyrope + diamond. Our results show that the pH of the fluid is

  19. Lake-level increasing under the climate cryoaridization conditions during the Last Glacial Maximum

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    Amosov, Mikhail; Strelkov, Ivan

    2017-04-01

    A lake genesis and lake-level increasing during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) are the paramount issues in paleoclimatology. Investigating these problems reveals the regularities of lake development and figures out an arid territory conditions at the LGM stage. Pluvial theory is the most prevalent conception of lake formation during the LGM. This theory is based on a fact that the water bodies emerged and their level increased due to torrential rainfalls. In this study, it is paid attention to an alternative assumption of lake genesis at the LGM stage, which is called climate cryoaridization. In accordance with this hypothesis, the endorheic water basins had their level enlarged because of a simultaneous climate aridity and temperature decrease. In this research, a lake-level increasing in endorheic regions of Central Asia and South American Altiplano of the Andes is described. The lake investigation is related to its conditions during the LGM. The study also includes a lake catalogue clearly presenting the basin conditions at the LGM stage and nowadays. The data compilation partly consists of information from an earlier work of Mikhail Amosov, Lake-levels, Vegetation And Climate In Central Asia During The Last Glacial Maximum (EGU2014-3015). According to the investigation, a lake catalogue on 27 lakes showed that most of the water bodies had higher level. This feature could be mentioned for the biggest lakes of the Aral Sea, Lake Balkhash, Issyk-Kul etc. and for the small ones located in the mountains, such as Pamir, Tian-Shan and Tibet. Yet some lakes that are situated in Central Asian periphery (Lake Qinghai and lakes in Inner Mongolia) used to be lower than nowadays. Also, the lake-level increasing of Altiplano turned to be a significant feature during the LGM in accordance with the data of 5 lakes, such as Titicaca, Coipasa-Uyuni, Lejia, Miscanti and Santa-Maria. Most of the current endorheic basins at the LGM stage were filled with water due to abundant

  20. Z Kaliningradu na Кёнигсберг – zapotrzebowanie społeczne czy marzenie nielicznych? Społeczna inicjatywa zmiany nazwy miasta

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    Full Text Available Kaliningrad into Кёнигсберг – a social need or a dream of a few? Societal initiative for a change of the city’s name Kaliningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation has been subject to manifold social processes due to its specific history, geographic conditions and other factors. Some of the former resulted in rejecting numerous elements of the Soviet past by a part of the local population. This included the very name of Kaliningrad, as a tribute paid to Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin who has been considered one of the state and party officials responsible for mass purges in the 1930s and 1940s. the purpose of the article is to analyse the initiative put forward by a group of social activists to change the name ‘Kaliningrad’ into ‘Кёнигсберг’ (Königsberg, that is to return to the pre-war name of the city. As authors of the petition refer to previous attempts of changing the name and use them as an important part of their reasoning, the history of the notion has also been outlined with emphasis on the December 1988 discussion noted by Alexander Nikolaevich Yakovlev, then a Communist Party official. In the article, a brief introduction of the petition is followed by main arguments used by its supporters and the discussion which the document triggered among the local administration and in the media, in particular the Internet. The discussion concentrated on two aspects of the petition. First, controversies around procedural handling of the petition by Kaliningrad Duma. Secondly, fierce debates about phrases used in the document and their political significance in the context of the contemporary identity of Kaliningrad Oblast. Results of the debate and the impact the petition had on broader public opinion, both in Kaliningrad Oblast and the whole of Russia, turned out to be meagre. Only 400 signatures were collected across the country to support the idea. No decisive measures were taken on the administrative level such as

  1. PREFACE: Editorial

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    Strikhanov, Mikhail N.; Pivovarov, Yury L.

    2010-04-01

    external fields and in matter, has always been an interesting field for investigation. Every kind of radiation reflects specific processes of fundamental atomic physics, classical or quantum electrodynamics and might have specific applications in accelerator physics (beam diagnostics), nuclear physics (hard photon sources), material science and medicine (X-Ray sources). Nowadays, electromagnetic radiation studies cover electron energies from a few MeV up to hundreds of GeV in many laboratories throughout the world. The goal is to study the physics of generation of various kinds of radiation and their interplay or combined effects and to find successful applications for them. New photon sources, which use new types of radiation at new accelerators (e.g. tabletop synchrotrons), may be considered complementary to conventional photon sources based on synchrotron radiation, undulator radiation and free electron lasers. We express our thanks to the members of the International Program Committee for their suggestions during the preparation of the scientific program of the workshop. We warmly thank the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow) and the Tomsk Polytechnic University (Tomsk) for the financial and administrative support. We also acknowledge the valuable financial contributions by Russian Fund for Basic Research and "Dynasty" Foundation. Editors Mikhail N. Strikhanov National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia Yury L. Pivovarov Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia

  2. Communicating Certainty About Nuclear Winter

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    Robock, A.

    2013-12-01

    Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), I inserted a paragraph pointing out that volcanic eruptions serve as an analog that supports new work on nuclear winter. This is the first time that nuclear winter has been in the IPCC report. I will tell the story of the discussions within our chapter, with review editors, and with the IPCC leadership that resulted in a box in Chapter 8 that discusses nuclear winter. We gave a briefing to John Holdren, the President's Science Advisor, about the work. Daniel Ellsberg, Fidel Castro, and Mikhail Gorbachev found out about our work, and used the results to appeal for nuclear abolition. In 2013 the work was featured at the Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Oslo, Norway attended by 132 nations, and I gave a TEDx talk, I published an opinion piece on the CNN website, and I gave an invited public lecture in Nagasaki, Japan, all about the climatic consequences of nuclear war. I am now using Twitter and Facebook to communicate about nuclear winter. The threat that nuclear weapons pose to the planet is a much easier problem to solve than global warming. We need to eliminate nuclear weapons so we have the luxury of working on the global warming problem without the possibility of the existential global threat still posed by the global nuclear arsenal.

  3. Environmental consequences of the Chernobyl accident and their remediation: Twenty years of experience

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    Anspaugh, L.R.

    2005-01-01

    health effects attributable to radiation exposure arising from the accident as well as to provide advice on environmental remediation and special health care programmes, and to suggest areas where further research is required. The Forum was created as a contribution to the United Nations' ten years strategy for Chernobyl, launched in 2002 with the publication of Human Consequences of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident - A Strategy for Recovery. In 2003-2004, two groups of experts from twelve countries, including Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and from relevant international organizations have assessed the accident's environmental and health consequences. In early 2005, the group Environment, Coordinated by the IAEA, and the group Health, coordinated by the WHO, have presented their reports for Forum consideration. Both reports were considered and approved by the Forum at its meeting on 18-20 April 2005. This meeting also decided, inter alia, 'to consider he approved reports - as a common position of the Forum members, i.e., of the eight United Nations organizations and the three more affected countries, regarding environmental and health consequences of the Chernobyl accident, as well as recommended future actions, i.e., as a consensus within the United Nations system. Tis report presents the findings and recommendations of the Chernobyl Forum concerning Environmental effects of the Chernobyl accident. The Forum's report considering health effects is in process of publication under WHO responsibility. The environmental group of experts was chaired by Dr. Lynn Anspaugh from the University of Utah, USA; the scientific secretary of this group and of the whole Chernobyl Forum activity was Dr. Mikhail Balonov of the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety, IAEA. In all cases the scientists from the UN organisations, the international community, and the three more affected countries have been able to reach consensus in the preparation of their respective documents. After

  4. Snowmaking in ski resorts: spatial decision support for management of snowpack

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    Loubier, Jean-Christophe; Kanevski, Mikhail; Doctor, Marut; Schumacher, Michael; Timonin, Vadim

    2010-05-01

    result is a map of probable heights provided to stakeholders, allowing them to adjust their production strategy based on the situation. Acknowledgements This work was partly supported by Swiss CTI project "Juste Neige". Bibliography SHARDUL Agrawala (ed)2007;Climate Change in the European Alps Adapting Winter Tourism and Natural Hazards Management; OECD Publishing Paris, France BADRE Michel, PRIME Jean-Louis, RIBIERE Georges 2009 ; Neige de culture : état des lieux et impacts environnementaux - Note socio-économique ; Conseil général de l'environnement et du développement durable ; Paris ; France DE JONG, Carmen., 2008. 'Resource conflicts in mountain: source and solutions'. Mountain Forum Bulletin 8:1,pp. 5-7. KANEVSKI Mikhail, POZDNOUKHOV Alexei, and TIMONIN Vadim (2009); Machine Learning for Spatial Environmental Data. Theory, Applications" Softwsare. EPFL and CRC Press.

  5. LPHYS'14: 23rd International Laser Physics Workshop (Sofia, Bulgaria, 14-18 July 2014)

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    Yevseyev, Alexander V.

    2014-04-01

    The 23rd annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS14) will be held from 14 July to 18 July 2014 in the city of Sofia, Bulgaria, at the Ramada Sofia Hotel hosted this year by the Institute of Electronics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. LPHYS14 continues a series of workshops that took place in Dubna,1992; Dubna/Volga river tour, 1993; New York, 1994; Moscow/Volga river tour (jointly with NATO SILAP Workshop), 1995; Moscow, 1996; Prague, 1997; Berlin, 1998; Budapest, 1999; Bordeaux, 2000; Moscow, 2001; Bratislava, 2002; Hamburg, 2003; Trieste, 2004; Kyoto, 2005; Lausanne, 2006; Len, 2007; Trondheim, 2008; Barcelona, 2009; Foz do Iguau, 2010; Sarajevo, 2011; Calgary, 2012 and Prague, 2013. The total number of participants this year is expected to be about 400. In the past, annual participation was typically from over 30 countries. 2014 Chairpersons Sanka Gateva (Bulgaria), Pavel Pashinin (Russia) LPHYS14 will offer eight scientific section seminars and one general symposium: Seminar 1 Modern Trends in Laser Physics Seminar 2 Strong Field and Attosecond Physics Seminar 3 Biophotonics Seminar 4 Physics of Lasers Seminar 5 Nonlinear Optics and Spectroscopy Seminar 6 Physics of Cold Trapped Atoms Seminar 7 Quantum Information Science Seminar 8 Fiber Optics Symposium Extreme Light Technologies, Science and Applications Abstract of your presentation A one-page abstract should contain: title; list of all co-authors (the name of the speaker underlined); affiliations; correspondence addresses including phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses; and the text of the abstract. Abstracts should be sent to the following co-chairs of the scientific seminars and the symposium: Kirill A Prokhorov (Seminar 1) E-mail: cyrpro@gpi.ru Mikhail V Fedorov (Seminar 2) E-mail: fedorov@ran.gpi.ru Sergey A Gonchukov (Seminar 3) E-mail: gonchukov@mephi.ru Ivan A Shcherbakov (Seminar 4) E-mail: gbufetova@lsk.gpi.ru Vladimir A Makarov (Seminar 5) E-mail: makarov@msu.ilc.edu.ru Vyacheslav

  6. LPHYS'13: 22nd International Laser Physics Workshop (Prague, 15-19 July 2013)

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    Yevseyev, Alexander V.

    2013-04-01

    The 22nd annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'13) will be held from 15-19 July 2013 in the city of Prague, Czech Republic, at the Hotel Krystal and Czech Technical University hosted this year by the Institute of Physics ASCR and Czech Technical University in Prague. LPHYS'13 continues a series of workshops that took place in Dubna, 1992; Dubna/Volga river tour, 1993; New York, 1994; Moscow/Volga river tour (jointly with NATO SILAP Workshop), 1995; Moscow, 1996; Prague, 1997; Berlin, 1998; Budapest, 1999; Bordeaux, 2000; Moscow, 2001; Bratislava, 2002; Hamburg, 2003; Trieste, 2004; Kyoto, 2005; Lausanne, 2006; León, 2007; Trondheim, 2008; Barcelona, 2009; Foz do Iguaçu, 2010; Sarajevo, 2011; and Calgary, 2012. The total number of participants this year is expected to be about 400. In the past, annual participation was typically from over 30 countries. 2013 Chairmen: Miroslav Jelinek (Czech Republic) and Pavel P Pashinin (Russia) LPHYS'13 will offer eight scientific section seminars and one general symposium: Seminar 1 Modern Trends in Laser Physics Seminar 2 Strong Field & Attosecond Physics Seminar 3 Biophotonics Seminar 4 Physics of Lasers Seminar 5 Nonlinear Optics & Spectroscopy Seminar 6 Physics of Cold Trapped Atoms Seminar 7 Quantum Information Science Seminar 8 Fiber Optics Symposium Extreme Light Technologies, Science and Applications Abstract of your presentation A one-page abstract should contain: title; list of all co-authors (the name of the speaker underlined); affiliations; correspondence addresses including phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses; and the text of the abstract. Abstracts should be sent to the following co-chairs of the scientific seminars and the symposium: Kirill A Prokhorov (Seminar 1) E-mail: cyrpro@gpi.ru Mikhail V Fedorov (Seminar 2) E-mail: fedorov@ran.gpi.ru Sergey A Gonchukov (Seminar 3) E-mail: gonchukov@mephi.ru Ivan A Shcherbakov (Seminar 4) E-mail: gbufetova@lsk.gpi.ru Vladimir A Makarov (Seminar 5) E

  7. PRÁTICAS DE PRODUÇÃO DE TEXTOS. TEXT PRODUCTION PRACTICES

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    Piffer, Maristela Gatti

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo discute o trabalho com a produção de textos escritos em uma instituição de educação infantil, a partir dos resultados de uma pesquisa de mestrado, realizada pela abordagem metodológica do estudo de caso do tipo etnográfico. A pesquisa foi desenvolvida durante o ano de 2005, em uma turma de crianças na faixa de seis a sete anos de idade. As análises, sustentadas na perspectiva dialógica de linguagem de Mikhail Bakhtin, focaram as práticas de produção de textos com os gêneros textuais que foram recorrentes na sala de aula: as histórias em quadrinhos e os textos de opinião. Além da leitura e dos conhecimentos sobre o sistema de escrita da língua portuguesa, a produção de textos escritos é considerada, neste artigo, como uma dimensão importante na alfabetização e, por isso, ela é enfatizada neste trabalho. A investigação da prática educativa evidenciou que as professoras envolvidas no estudo se preocuparam em desenvolver propostas em relação a esse tipo de trabalho, mas apontou também a necessidade de criação de condições apropriadas para que as crianças tenham o que dizer e se sintam, dessa forma, motivadas a escrever textos.This paper results from a research that aims at analyzing the work of written text production at an educational institution for children. The research was based on an ethnographic case study and was developed during a year at a school for children from zero to six years old. The class involved in the work included six and seven-year-old children. In order to carry out the analysis, we evoked the studies of Bakhtin and Geraldi, among other authors who gave us support to understanding text production at school. Thereby, this article aims at analyzing the work carried out by teachers and children, in that specific class, with comics and opinionated texts. Besides the reading and the knowledge on Portuguese language system, the production of written texts is considered, in this

  8. EDITORIAL: Editorial from the new Editor-in-Chief for 2014 Editorial from the new Editor-in-Chief for 2014

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    Graham, W. G.

    2014-02-01

    from receipt-to-first decision of a paper is only 50 days. In 2014 we will continue to support the low-temperature plasma physics community through the publication of special topical issues. Those already scheduled for next year are: Transport in B-fields in low temperature plasmas, Guest Editors: Rod Boswell and Igor D Kaganovich Spots and patterns on electrodes of gas discharges, Guest Editors: Mikhail S Benilov and Ulrich Kogelschatz Interaction of electromagnetic waves with low temperature plasmas, Guest Editors: Osamu Sakai and Shahid Rauf We will also launch a new feature: LabTalks, a way in which our authors can showcase their group's work and communicate their research published in PSST to a wider audience. Full details are on the PSST website. Along with the leadership team, made up of Associate Editors, Anne, Nick and Richard and the great PSST staff at Institute of Physics Publishing, led by Alice Malhador, I will strive to grow, improve and deliver a journal which reflects the excellent science from the low-temperature plasma community. We hope we can continue to count on your vital support as authors and referees.

  9. Pharmacodynamic genetic polymorphisms affect adverse drug reactions of haloperidol in patients with alcohol-use disorder

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    Full Text Available Mikhail Sergeevich Zastrozhin,1,2 Vadim Markovich Brodyansky,3 Valentin Yurievich Skryabin,4 Elena Anatolievna Grishina,5 Dmitry Vladimirovich Ivashchenko,5 Kristina Anatolievna Ryzhikova,5 Ludmila Mikhaylovna Savchenko,1 Alexander Olegovich Kibitov,3 Evgeny Alekseevich Bryun,1,4 Dmitry Alekseevich Sychev6 1Department of Addictology, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia; 2Moscow Research and Practical Centre on Addictions of the Moscow Department of Healthcare, Center for the Prevention of Dependent Behavior, Moscow, Russia; 3Federal Medical Research Centre of Psychiatry and Addictology, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Moscow, Russia; 4Moscow Research and Practical Centre on Addictions of the Moscow Department of Healthcare, Department of Addictology, Moscow, Russia; 5Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Research Centre, Moscow, Russia; 6Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapy, Moscow, Russia Background: Antipsychotic action of haloperidol is due to blockade of D2 receptors in the mesolimbic dopamine pathway, while the adverse drug reactions are associated with striatal D2 receptor blockade. Contradictory data concerning the effects of genetic polymorphisms of genes encoding these receptors and associated structures (catechol-O-methyltransferase [COMT], glycine transporter and gene encoding the density of D2 receptors on the neuronal membrane are described.Objective: The objectives of this study were to evaluate the correlation between DRD2, SLC6A3 (DAT and COMT genetic polymorphisms and to investigate their effect on the development of adverse drug reactions in patients with alcohol-use disorder who received haloperidol.Patients and methods: The study

  10. Toward efficient fiber-based quantum interface (Conference Presentation)

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    Soshenko, Vladimir; Vorobyov, Vadim V.; Bolshedvorsky, Stepan; Lebedev, Nikolay; Akimov, Alexey V.; Sorokin, Vadim; Smolyaninov, Andrey

    2016-04-01

    , vol. 528, no. 1, p. 1-45, 2013. [2] A.V. Akimov, A. Mukherjee, C.L. Yu, D.E. Chang, A.S. Zibrov, P.R. Hemmer, H. Park and M.D. Lukin, "Generation of single optical plasmons in metallic nanowires coupled to quantum dots," Nature, vol. 450, p. 402-406, 2007. [3] Michael J. Burek , Yiwen Chu, Madelaine S.Z. Liddy, Parth Patel, Jake Rochman , Srujan Meesala, Wooyoung Hong, Qimin Quan, Mikhail D. Lukin and Marko Loncar High quality-factor optical nanocavities in bulk single-crystal diamond, Nature communications 6718 (2014) [4] Tim Schroder, Andreas W. Schell, Gunter Kewes, Thomas Aichele, and Oliver Benson Fiber-Integrated Diamond-Based Single Photon Source, Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 198-202 [5]Lars Liebermeister, et. al. "Tapered fiber coupling of single photons emitted by a deterministically positioned single nitrogen vacancy center", Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 031101 (2014)

  11. Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine

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    Dainty, Christopher

    2008-01-01

    pt. 1. Wavefront correctors and control. Liquid crystal lenses for correction of presbyopia (Invited Paper) / Guoqiang Li and Nasser Peyghambarian. Converging and diverging liquid crystal lenses (oral paper) / Andrew X. Kirby, Philip J. W. Hands, and Gordon D. Love. Liquid lens technology for miniature imaging systems: status of the technology, performance of existing products and future trends (invited paper) / Bruno Berge. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer deformable mirrors for high energy laser applications (oral paper) / S. R. Restaino ... [et al.]. Tiny multilayer deformable mirrors (oral paper) / Tatiana Cherezova ... [et al.]. Performance analysis of piezoelectric deformable mirrors (oral paper) / Oleg Soloviev, Mikhail Loktev and Gleb Vdovin. Deformable membrane mirror with high actuator density and distributed control (oral paper) / Roger Hamelinck ... [et al.]. Characterization and closed-loop demonstration of a novel electrostatic membrane mirror using COTS membranes (oral paper) / David Dayton ... [et al.]. Electrostatic micro-deformable mirror based on polymer materials (oral paper) / Frederic Zamkotsian ... [et al.]. Recent progress in CMOS integrated MEMS A0 mirror development (oral paper) / A. Gehner ... [et al.]. Compact large-stroke piston-tip-tilt actuator and mirror (oral paper) / W. Noell ... [et al.]. MEMS deformable mirrors for high performance AO applications (oral paper) / Paul Bierden, Thomas Bifano and Steven Cornelissen. A versatile interferometric test-rig for the investigation and evaluation of ophthalmic AO systems (poster paper) / Steve Gruppetta, Jiang Jian Zhong and Luis Diaz-Santana. Woofer-tweeter adaptive optics (poster paper) / Thomas Farrell and Chris Dainty. Deformable mirrors based on transversal piezoeffect (poster paper) / Gleb Vdovin, Mikhail Loktev and Oleg Soloviev. Low-cost spatial light modulators for ophthalmic applications (poster paper) / Vincente Durán ... [et al.]. Latest MEMS DM developments and the path ahead

  12. Jutustuse ja romaani vahel: Elisabeth Aspe linn. Between a story and a novel : Elisabeth Aspe’ s town

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    Elle-Mari Talivee

    2012-06-01

    controversial meaning. However, the importance of the city does not preclude the importance of other landscape details in her work. Aspe’s novels do not depict the anticipated problems of the city as an industrial monster destroying the health of workers; in fact, the word factory is mentioned only once, and the novels reflect the strong inviting glow around towns. In her novels, the cityscape changes pivotally, from a medieval burg into an open space. Aspe describes two cityscapes in parallel: first, a very visual, safe and protected space with walls, where the inner safety is protected from outsiders, and then an already changed, open world with its hazards. Her characters are well aware of the changing town structure: the disappearance of walls and gates, and the loss of the borders of the previous world, which divided the world into the (free townspeople and the peasants, the wild and the civilized. The importance of moving into cities is also anticipated in the level of language as a keyword of the era. Aspe’s novels may also be seen as momentary still-lifes during the final outbreak of city-life: fundamental changes had already taken place, but their direction was uncertain. The vision of the urban future might also have been illuminated by the attraction of other cities Aspe mentions by name, but which she had not herself had a chance to visit: for example, she describes Moscow, the old capital of the Russian emperors, as an old painting of a holy city. For closer examination of Aspe's short novels, the theoretical works of Mikhail Bakhtin, Franco Moretti and Yuri Lotman were used; the language-based survey was carried out by means of building a corpus of three novels (Stepsister, Ain From Ennosaare Farm and After Many Years digitalized by the Estonian Literary Museum and using computer-assisted corpus-based analysis.

  13. Helmholtz international Summer school quantum field theory at the limits. From strong fields to heavy quarks (HQ 2016). Proceedings

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    Ali, Ahmed; Blaschke, David; Issadykov, Aidos; Ivanov, Mikhail (eds.)

    2017-04-15

    The Helmholtz International Summer School (HISS) entitled ''Quantum Field Theory at the Limits: from Strong Fields to Heavy Quarks (SF→HQ)'', was held in the period July 18-30, 2016 at the Bogolyubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics (BLTP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia, as part of the activities of the Dubna International Advanced School of Theoretical Physics (DIAS-TH). It was co-organized by Ahmed Ali (DESY Hamburg), David Blaschke (JINR Dubna, MEPhI and Univ. Wroclaw), Holger Gies (HI Jena), and Mikhail Ivanov (JINR Dubna), and was attended by 82 participants (faculty+students), not counting the JINR physicists who attended some lectures as non-registered participants. The school (SF→HQ) continued the workshops and schools of the HISS series held earlier in Dubna (1993, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2013), Bad Honnef (1994) and Rostock (1997). The scientific program of the school consisted of five regular (one-hour long) lectures in the morning and afternoon sessions, with typically two contributed talks given by younger participants (students and postdocs), each half-hour long, in the late afternoons. Altogether, we had sixty lectures by the faculty and participants. In addition, black-board exercises were held in the post-lunch periods on selected aspects of strong fields and field theory. The HISS series of schools has played an important role in bringing together an international faculty and young physicists (Ph.D. and postdocs), mostly from Russia and Germany, but increasingly also from other countries, including those affiliated to JINR Dubna. They participate in two-week long intense scientific discourse, mainly dedicated lectures on selected topics covering the foundation and the frontiers of high energy physics and cosmology. The novelty of this year's school was its bifocal interest, which brought together two different physical science communities - particle and laser physicists. There were

  14. Quantum Fest 2016 International Conference on Quantum Phenomena, Quantum Control and Quantum Optics

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    2017-01-01

    -Ortiz (Physics Department, Cinvestav, Mexico)Besides the courses lectured by Profs. Gadella, Loaiza, Nieto and Rosas-Ortiz, there were 10 plenary presentations, 10 contributed talks and 31 posters. This time, more than 50 participants from Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Cinvestav, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Tecnológico de Monterrey and Universidad Politécnica del Valle de México came together to attend the courses, talks and poster sessions delivered during the festival.We would like to emphasize that the plenary as well as the contribution talks are presented only by invitation of the festival Organizing Committee.The Plenary Speakers of Quantum Fest 2016 were:Bijan K. Bagchi (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Calcutta, India)Rafael Baquero (Physics Department, Cinvestav, Mexico)Rodolfo Id Betan (National University of Rosario, Argentina)Octavio Castaños (ICN-UNAM, Mexico)Véronique Hussin (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Montréal, Canada)Bogdan Mielnik (Physics Department, Cinvestav, Mexico)Mikhail S. Plyushchay (Physics Department, University of Santiago de Chile, Chile)Vladimir Rabinovich (ESIME-IPN, Mexico)José Recamier (ICF-UNAM, Mexico)Dieter Schuch (Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt, Germany)The informal and lively discussions at Sala de Usos Múltiples of UPIITA during either the coffee breaks or the poster sessions, have been a breeding ground for scientific collaboration between the participants of the conference. We are certain that this is crucial to strength the rapprochement between students and researchers.This year, the academic recognition as the best poster expositor was awarded to Kevin Zelaya for his work entitled “Time-dependent exactly solvable potentials generated by Darboux transformations”. The figure in the cover of this volume has been borrowed from the cartel presented by Mr. Zelaya.The members of the 2016 Organizing Committee were:Sara Cruz y Cruz (UPIITA-IPN)Zurika Blanco (Physics

  15. Helmholtz international Summer school quantum field theory at the limits. From strong fields to heavy quarks (HQ 2016). Proceedings

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    Ali, Ahmed; Blaschke, David; Issadykov, Aidos; Ivanov, Mikhail

    2017-04-01

    The Helmholtz International Summer School (HISS) entitled ''Quantum Field Theory at the Limits: from Strong Fields to Heavy Quarks (SF→HQ)'', was held in the period July 18-30, 2016 at the Bogolyubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics (BLTP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia, as part of the activities of the Dubna International Advanced School of Theoretical Physics (DIAS-TH). It was co-organized by Ahmed Ali (DESY Hamburg), David Blaschke (JINR Dubna, MEPhI and Univ. Wroclaw), Holger Gies (HI Jena), and Mikhail Ivanov (JINR Dubna), and was attended by 82 participants (faculty+students), not counting the JINR physicists who attended some lectures as non-registered participants. The school (SF→HQ) continued the workshops and schools of the HISS series held earlier in Dubna (1993, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2013), Bad Honnef (1994) and Rostock (1997). The scientific program of the school consisted of five regular (one-hour long) lectures in the morning and afternoon sessions, with typically two contributed talks given by younger participants (students and postdocs), each half-hour long, in the late afternoons. Altogether, we had sixty lectures by the faculty and participants. In addition, black-board exercises were held in the post-lunch periods on selected aspects of strong fields and field theory. The HISS series of schools has played an important role in bringing together an international faculty and young physicists (Ph.D. and postdocs), mostly from Russia and Germany, but increasingly also from other countries, including those affiliated to JINR Dubna. They participate in two-week long intense scientific discourse, mainly dedicated lectures on selected topics covering the foundation and the frontiers of high energy physics and cosmology. The novelty of this year's school was its bifocal interest, which brought together two different physical science communities - particle and laser physicists. There were

  16. EDITORIAL: 50th anniversary issue

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    Beddoe, Alun H.

    2006-07-01

    appreciation of the development of our wide-ranging discipline over the last half century. Some readers may feel that one or two subjects have not been represented, and for that I can only apologise. We did ask for contributions to several other topics (for example radiation metrology and optical techniques) but inevitably there were authors who for various reasons were unable to meet the deadline. Inevitably we will also have missed contributions from excellent potential authors (who satisfied the age criterion!). As Guest Editor I must bear the responsibility for those omissions. While page limits do not permit me to discuss the contributions to this issue individually I would like to mention the first contribution by Dr J E (Bob) Burns. Dr Burns was on the Editorial Board in the early sixties working with the second Editor, Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat. Both in his article and in personal communications Dr Burns has emphasized the important role of Professor Rotblat in the early years. I did write to Professor Rotblat seeking a contribution from him but, sadly, received a reply saying that he was not well enough to contribute `at present'; he died a few weeks later at the age of 96 years (please refer to www.pugwash.org for tributes from Mikhail Gorbachev, Kofi Annan and many others). Dr Burns wrote a short note to me shortly after his death including the following comment which is reproduced below: Although many people have contributed to the success of PMB over the last 50 years it was Rotblat's restless energy, power of persuasion and already existing fame (he was well known both scientifically and to the public at the time) that enabled him to rescue the journal from an early death. After discussions with colleagues around the UK, including Dr Burns, and with the Editorial Board, we all felt that it would be highly appropriate to dedicate this anniversary issue to the memory of Professor Rotblat. Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP) took over the publishing of PMB in

  17. Jüri Talveti filoloogiline teekond: hispaaniakeelsest maailmast Eestisse ja tagasi / Jüri Talvet’s Philological Journey: from the Spanish-speaking World to Estonia and Back

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    2016-12-01

    .” For Talvet “the greatest literature of all times” has a symbiotic basis. Talvet’s approach to different literary cultures has enabled him to present several central authors of Estonian literary culture and their work in the context of world literature. One of the most outstanding results of such process is the re-discovery and re-conceptualization of the personality and the creative work of Juhan Liiv. Talvet’s method follows the theories of Mikhail Bakhtin and Juri Lotman, the essays of Michel de Montaigne’ and the 20th century existentialists Miguel de Unamuno, Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. Talvet’s “philological journey” is reflected best in his compilation and editing of the Spanish-Estonian Dictionary that was published in 1983. The other part of Talvet’s oeuvre is his mental and spiritual journey in which the philological undercurrent layer formed in Estonian, Spanish, Catalan and also in English performs as a threshold into literary cultures in the Estonian and other languages of the world. Everything based on it deserves deep respect: Talvet’s time as the lecturer and since 1992 the professor of world literature at the University of Tartu, his school of comparative literary research, founding of the Estonian Association of Comparative Literature together with international conferences and multi-language scholarly journal Interlitteraria; his essays carried by the ideas of enlightenment and spiritualism; his creative philosophical and poetic work, and his noteworthy research of Estonian literature highlighting the best creative works and their authors within the framework of world literature. From this aspect it is symptomatic that Talvet as a literary scholar completed his opus magnum in 2012, when the monograph on Juhan Liiv’s poetry was published. In the gallery of great Estonian learned men, poets and translators, the great predecessors of Talvet are Gustav Suits, Johannes Semper and Ants Oras. The intellectual affinity between

  18. Os sentidos nos ditos e nos não ditos pelas revistas Veja, Época, IstoÉ e CartaCapital sobre a posse da presidente Dilma Rousseff

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    . Con base en la perspectiva teórica y metodológica del análisis del discurso, se identificaron tres formaciones discursivas predominantes en los dichos de los cuatro revistas: Posesión Controvertido, Melancólicos Posesión y la Dieta Posse. Ya en los significados producidos por tácita, observados por Época, IstoÉ CartaCapital y la reiteración de la mayoría de los presentes se sintieron en los dichos de Veja, que pasó por delante de la cobertura de la posesión. Esto demuestra, entre otras cosas, que la práctica del discurso periodístico prevalece sobre el editorial posicionamiento de las revistas. Palabras clave: discurso periodístico; contrato de comunicaciones; silenciamiento; revistas; Dilma Rousseff.   Referências ANER, Associação Nacional de Editores de Revista. Instituto Verificador de Circulação - IVC. Disponível: Acesso: 04/03/2015. BAKHTIN, Mikhail. Marxismo e filosofia da linguagem. 2 ed. São Paulo: Hucitec, 1981. BENETTI, Marcia. Análise do Discurso: estudo de vozes e sentidos. In: LAGO, C.; BENETTI, M. Metodologia de Pesquisa em Jornalismo. 3 ed. Petrópolis: Vozes, 2010. CHARADEAU, Patrick. Discurso das Mídias. São Paulo: Contexto, 2007. FRANCISCATO, Carlos Eduardo. A fabricação do presente. São Cristóvão: Editora UFS e Fundação Oviedo Teixeira, 2005. MAINGUENEAU, Dominique. Gênese dos discursos. São Paulo: Parábola Editorial, 2008. MEDITSCH, Eduardo. O jornalismo é uma forma de conhecimento? Biblioteca Online de Ciências da Comunicação - BOCC, 1997. MARIANI, Bethania. O PCB e a imprensa. Rio de Janeiro, Revan, Campinas: Ed. UNICAMPI, 1997. MOLOTCH, Harvey; LESTER, Marilyn. As notícias como procedimento intencional: acerca do uso estratégico de acontecimentos de rotina, acidentes e escândalos. In: TRAQUINA, Nelson (org.. Jornalismo: questões, teorias e 'estórias'. Lisboa: Vega, 1993. ORLANDI, Eni P. As formas do silêncio: no movimento dos sentidos. 6 ed. Campinas, SP: Editora da Unicamp, 2007. PÊCHEUX, Michel

  19. МУЗИ З ЛІКАРСЬКИМ САКВОЯЖЕМ: ВІХИ ЛІКАРСЬКОЇ ДІЯЛЬНОСТІ І ЛІТЕРАТУРНОЇ ТВОРЧОСТІ, ОБСТАВИНИ ТА ПРИЧИНИ СМЕРТІ / MUSES CARRYING A MEDICAL BAG: MILESTONES of MEDICAL PRACTICE AND LITERARY WORK, CIRCUMSTANCES AND CAUSE OF DEATH

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    ’wedlock’’. Fruitfulness of alike union is undeniable. Most ancient doctors had humanitarian education except the medical one and vice versa – outstanding writers often graduated from medical schools. The fact that doctors sometimes change scalpel for pen was noticed long ago. They both are somehow connected the need for figuring out human’s psychology, thoughts, motives of their deeds. “There is no profession nowadays, which would demand such a shrewd and profound contact, such a spiritual and psychic intimacy between an expert and a human being, as a profession of doctor”. Medicine and literature, these equivalent fields of science and arts, which acknowledge human’s life, get into sacramental mysteries of our body and soul and heal not only by means of medical instruments and healthful power of pills but with the bottomless power of word as well, intertwined enormously in a given profession. “This is probably the reason of some affinity between the worldview, outlook, sensory perception necessary for both – literary work and medical practice”. This article provides some common features of medical and artistic practice on the basis of literary data. Aesculapius became popular due to art throughout our history. This work reveals the circumstances and cases of death of some knights of scalpel and pen, such as: Stepan Rudansky and Anton Chekhov (pulmonary tuberculosis, Mikhail Bulgakov (chronic kidney disease, renal failure, Vincent Veresaeva (stroke, Yaroslav Okunevskaya (suicide, Sophia Okunevskaya (appendix, peritonitis Modest Levitsky (ileus Janos Korczak (shoot and Basil Karhuta (myocardial infarction, heart failure. The issue of medical historiography is an immense sphere of culture of the humanity, which gives us an opportunity to analyse an interesting and complicated essence of an artist and a doctor in one person and, in particular, to find out the cases and causes of their death. One of the complications of diphtheria, which suffered Bulgakov, is kidney damage

  20. List of Posters

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    . Saturation effects in diffractive scattering at LHC By Oleg Selugin. A nonperturbative expansion method in QCD and R-related quantities By Igor Solovtsov. Z-scaling and high multiplicity particle Production in bar pp/pp & AA collisions at Tevatron and RHIC By Mikhail Tokarev. Scaling behaviour of the reactionsdd - > p↑ /3H and pd - > pd with pT at energy I-2 GeV By Yuri Uzikov. [ADS Note: Title formula can not be rendered correctly in ASCII.] CP violation, rare decays, CKM: Precision Measurements of the Mass of the Top Quark at CDF (Precision Top Mass Measurements at CDF) By Daniel Whiteson. Measurement of the Bs Oscillation at CDF By Luciano Ristori. The Bs mixing phase at LHCb By J. J. van Hunen. ATLAS preparations for precise measurements of semileptonic rare B decays By K. Toms. Hadron spectroscopy & exotics: Searches for radial excited states of charmonium in experiments using cooled antiproton beams By M. Yu. Barabanov. Retardation effects in the rotating string model By Fabien Buisseret and Claude Semay. Final results from VEPP-2M (CMD-2 and SND) By G. V. Fedotovich. Heavy Quark Physics: Prospects for B physics measurements using the CMS detector at the LHC By Andreev Valery. Heavy flavour production at HERA-B By Andrey Bogatyrev. B-Meson subleading form factors in the Heavy Quark Effective Theory (HQET) By Frederic Jugeau. Beyond the Standard Model: Monopole Decay in a Variable External Field By Andrey Zayakin. Two-Loop matching coefficients for the strong coupling in the MSSM By Mihaila Luminita. Test of lepton flavour violation at LHC By Hidaka Keisho. Looking at New Physics through 4 jets and no ET By Maity Manas. Are Preons Dyons? Naturalness of Three Generations By Das Chitta Ranjan. SUSY Dark Matter at Linear Collider By Sezen Sekmen, Mehmet Zeyrek. MSSM light Higgs boson scenario and its test at hadron colliders By Alexander Belyaev. Antiscalar Approach to Gravity and Standard Model By E. Mychelkin. GRID distributed analysis in high energy physics: PAX

  1. Twenty five years of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine - progress and priorities for future of radiation medicine and biology.

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    Bazyka, D

    2017-12-01

    After the creation of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine in 1993 the Research Center for Radiation Medicine was among the first institutions to join the Academy (fig. 1). Estab lishing the Academy was among the first steps of the independent Ukrainian government and aimed to provide a high level health care for population. It was extremely needed for the minimization of Chornobyl medical consequences. This choice was related to a growing recognition of the scientific research in fulfilling the Сenter's mission - study of the effects of low dose radiation on human body and radiation protection of the exposed population.The Center entered the Academy as a potent insti tution. Director General Dr. Anatoly Romanenko and his first deputy prof. Oles Pyatak were lucky to concentrate in three institutes of the Center a talent ed workforce including director of the Institute of Clinical Radiology prof Volodymyr Bebeshko, director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Prophylaxis of radiation Injuries prof. Volodymyr Buzunov, director of the Institute of Experimental Radiology prof. Mikhail Rudnev. Drs. T. Azaren kova, S. Galkina, V. Boer, T. Treskunova were appointed as scientific secretaries. Dosimetry divi sion was headed by brilliant prof Ilya Likhtarev and his staff Drs. I. Los, V. Korzun, V. Repin, O. Pere voznikov, O. Bondarenko, V. Chumak and others.The Center met creation of the Academy with expe rienced research and clinical staff encountering 1587 members, including 272 research staff, 28 doctors of science and 98 PhDs, modern diagnostic and labo ratory equipment, 300 beds in clinical departments and construction of hospital and out patient hospi tal in Svyatoshin. Scientific staff included experi enced prof. I. Khomaziuk, prof. B. Prevarsky, prof. V. Zamostian, prof. P. Chayalo, prof. M. Omelya nets, prof. A. Prysyazhnyuk. Dr. A. Niagu, Dr. E. Stepanova, Dr. A.Chumak, Dr. V. Klymenko, Dr. D. Komarenko, M. Pilinska, L.Ovsiannikova, O. Pi rogova. were among

  2. Sõdadevaheline vene emigratsioon suures ilmas ja väikeses Eesti / Interwar Russian Emigration in the Larger World and "Little Estonia"

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    , literary circles were active at different times. Among them was the Revel Literary Circle, founded in 1898, the oldest and most unusual gathering place for educated people. Poets’ workshops in Tallinn and Tartu were among the more interesting societies in Estonia, aimed more specifically at poets of the younger generation. Members of the Tallinn workshop created their own almanac, „Nov“, and published a magazine, Polevõje Tsvetõ. All of these phenomena and problems must be situated in the context of the larger world. The Russian emigration is far from being merely a unique phenomenon of life and work outside of the homeland; indeed, it exerted a strong influence on the culture, scholarship, and literature of the countries of settlement. Among the greatest achievements of 20th century humanity are the works of Nobel laureate and writer Ivan Bunin, prose writer Vladimir Nabokov, artists Marc Chagall, Konstantin Korovin, Aleksander Benois, and Vassily Kandinsky; the theories of Noble laureate, physicist and chemist Ilya Prigogine; the works of composers Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Igor Stravinsky; actor and theatre director Mikhail Chekhov; constructor Igor Sikorsky; chemist Vladimir Ipatjev. No less important in Estonian culture were poet Igor Severjanin, architect Aleksander Vladovski, representatives of Russian classical ballet (Tamara Beck, Jevgenia Litvinova; artists Anatoli Kaigorodov, Nikolai Kalmakov, and Andrei Jegorov.

  3. PREFACE: Fourth Meeting on Constrained Dynamics and Quantum Gravity

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    Cadoni, Mariano; Cavaglia, Marco; Nelson, Jeanette E.

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    Cagliari, Italy) Roberto De Pietri (Università di Parma, Italy) Giuseppe De Risi (Università di Bari, Italy) Hans-Thomas Elze (Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Alessandro Fabbri (Università di Bologna, Italy) Sergey Fadeev (VNIIMS, Moscow, Russia) Serena Fagnocchi (Università di Bologna, Italy) Sara Farese (Universidad de Valencia, Spain) Alessandra Feo (Università di Parma, Italy) Dario Francia (Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy) Francesco Fucito (Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy) Dmitri Fursaev (JINR, Dubna, Russia) Daniel Galehouse (University of Akron, Ohio, USA) Remo Garattini (Università di Bergamo, Italy) Florian Girelli (Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada) Luca Griguolo (Università di Parma, Italy) Daniel Grumiller (Universität Leipzig, Germany) Shinichi Horata (Hayama Center of Advanced Research, Japan) Giorgio Immirzi (Università di Perugia, Italy) Roman Jackiw (MIT, Cambridge, USA) Matyas Karadi (DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK) Mikhail Katanaev (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, Russia) Claus Kiefer (Universität Koln, Germany) John Klauder (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA) Pavel Klepac (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) Jen-Chi Lee (National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan) Carlos Leiva (Universidad de Tarapacá, Arica, Chile) Stefano Liberati (SISSA/ISAS, Trieste, Italy) Jorma Louko (University of Nottingham, UK) Luca Lusanna (INFN, Sezione di Firenze, Italy) Roy Maartens (University of Portsmouth, UK) Fotini Markopoulou (Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada) Annalisa Marzuoli (Università di Pavia, Italy) Evangelos Melas (QMW, University of London, UK) Maurizio Melis (Università di Cagliary, Italy) Vitaly Melnikov (VNIIMS, Moscow, Russia) Guillermo A. Mena Marugan (CSIC, Madrid, Spain) Pietro Menotti (Università di Pisa, Italy) Salvatore Mignemi (Università di Cagliari, Italy) Aleksandar Mikovic (Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal) Leonardo Modesto (Université de la Mediterranée, Marseille

  4. PREFACE: XVth International Conference on Calorimetry in High Energy Physics (CALOR2012)

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    Akchurin, Nural

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    reconstruction and trigger of jets, missing transverse energy, electrons, photons, and taus. Pile-up, anomalous signals, and noise mitigation techniques were also discussed in the conference. On the last day, several future R&D initiatives were presented: highly granular CALICE with different technology options and plans for the dual-readout DREAM projects were the main topics. Although these approaches are quite different conceptually, future experiments will certainly benefit from their innovations. Concluding remarks by the chair of the organizing committee, Nural Akchurin (TTU), summarized the highlights of the conference and invited proposals to host the CALOR2014 conference in Europe, as the conference venue rotates between the Americas, Europe, and Asia every two years. We strived hard to keep the cost of this conference as low as possible without sacrificing the scientific mission. I am delighted to report that we were able to provide support for six junior colleagues to participate in this conference. I am also grateful to the institutions, industrial partners, and agencies that provided the support that made a lot possible: Texas Tech University, the University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the US Department of Energy, CAEN, and the Wiener Plein & Baus, Corp. I also would like to thank the session conveners who organized sessions and reviewed the papers. The members of the local organizing committee were instrumental to the success of this conference: their experience and attention to detail were invaluable. Most of all, I extend my appreciation to the conference participants and to all my other colleagues who continue to enrich the field of calorimetry through their hard work and creativity. The future is bright. Nural Akchurin Chair of the Organizing Committee International Advisory Committee: Mikhail Danilov, ITEP Moscow Marcella Diemoz, INFN Roma I Antonio Ereditato, Univ. of Bern Franco L. Fabbri, INFN Frascati Tomio Kobayashi, ICEPP Tokyo Michele