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  1. Regularities of Transition : Top CEE Countries Compared / Helje Kaldaru

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    Kaldaru, Helje, 1950-

    2000-01-01

    Analüüsitakse Kesk- ja Ida-Euroopa riikide majandusnäitajate muutusi ja arenguid. Tabelid: SKP; majandusnäitajate kasv, arengutase, restruktureerimine ja ümberjaotus; üleminekunäitajad Baltimaades; prognooside ja tegelikkuse erinevus majandusnäitajates

  2. Sotsiaalne kapital ja jätkusuutlik majandusareng / Helje Kaldaru, Katrin Tamm

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    Kaldaru, Helje, 1950-

    2003-01-01

    Ülevaade sotsiaalse kapitali mõistest ja peamistest suundumustest selle käsitlemisel, sotsiaalse kapitali mõõtmise võimalustest. Sotsiaalse kapitali analüüs Eestis võrrelduna Euroopa Liidu liikmesmaade, teiste kanditaat- ja siirderiikidega, sotsiaalse kapitali kujunemine maakondade lõikes. Tabelid

  3. EVE and School - Enrolments

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    EVE et École

    2017-01-01

    IMPORTANT DATES Enrolments 2017-2018 Enrolments for the school year 2017-2018 to the Nursery, the Kindergarten and the School will take place on 6, 7 and 8 March 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm at EVE and School. Registration forms will be available from Thursday 2nd March. More information on the website: http://nurseryschool.web.cern.ch/.

  4. EVE and School

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    EVE et École

    2017-01-01

    IMPORTANT DATES Enrolments 2017-2018 Enrolments for the school year 2017-2018 to the Nursery, the Kindergarten and the School will take place on 6, 7 and 8 March 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm at EVE and School. Registration forms will be available from Thursday 2nd March. More information on the website: http://nurseryschool.web.cern.ch/. Saturday 4 March 2017 Open day at EVE and School of CERN Staff Association Are you considering enrolling your child to the Children’s Day-Care Centre EVE and School of the CERN Staff Association? If you work at CERN, then this event is for you: come visit the school and meet the Management on Saturday 4 March 2017 from 10 to 12 am We look forward to welcoming you and will be delighted to present our structure, its projects and premises to you, and answer all of your questions. Sign up for one of the two sessions on Doodle via the link below before Wednesday 1st March 2017 : http://doodle.com/poll/gbrz683wuvixk8as

  5. Analysis list: eve [Chip-atlas[Archive

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    Full Text Available eve Embryo + dm3 http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/dm3/target/eve.1.tsv ht...tp://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/dm3/target/eve.5.tsv http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/dm3/target/eve....10.tsv http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/dm3/colo/eve.Embryo.tsv http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/kyushu-u/dm3/colo/Embryo.gml ...

  6. Bootstrapping white matter segmentation, Eve++

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    Plassard, Andrew; Hinton, Kendra E.; Venkatraman, Vijay; Gonzalez, Christopher; Resnick, Susan M.; Landman, Bennett A.

    2015-03-01

    Multi-atlas labeling has come in wide spread use for whole brain labeling on magnetic resonance imaging. Recent challenges have shown that leading techniques are near (or at) human expert reproducibility for cortical gray matter labels. However, these approaches tend to treat white matter as essentially homogeneous (as white matter exhibits isointense signal on structural MRI). The state-of-the-art for white matter atlas is the single-subject Johns Hopkins Eve atlas. Numerous approaches have attempted to use tractography and/or orientation information to identify homologous white matter structures across subjects. Despite success with large tracts, these approaches have been plagued by difficulties in with subtle differences in course, low signal to noise, and complex structural relationships for smaller tracts. Here, we investigate use of atlas-based labeling to propagate the Eve atlas to unlabeled datasets. We evaluate single atlas labeling and multi-atlas labeling using synthetic atlases derived from the single manually labeled atlas. On 5 representative tracts for 10 subjects, we demonstrate that (1) single atlas labeling generally provides segmentations within 2mm mean surface distance, (2) morphologically constraining DTI labels within structural MRI white matter reduces variability, and (3) multi-atlas labeling did not improve accuracy. These efforts present a preliminary indication that single atlas labels with correction is reasonable, but caution should be applied. To purse multi-atlas labeling and more fully characterize overall performance, more labeled datasets would be necessary.

  7. EVE et École

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    2017-01-01

    Une belle fête de fin d’année Le vendredi 23 juin, il y avait foule dans la structure EVE et École de l’Association du personnel du CERN! Et pour cause, au programme de cette fin d’après-midi : de nombreuses animations et jeux variés proposés pour le plaisir des enfants et des parents ; une fête en plein air, dans la cour de l’école et le jardin, avec des jeux, des stands, une buvette. Les frites et saucisses ont été préparées par l’équipe de l’EVE et École, qui portait des t-shirts fluo, en référence au thème de l’année: les couleurs. Plusieurs stands étaient proposés comme par exemple, un coin maquillage ; avec ces artistes maquilleurs, les enfants sont devenus lion, papillon ou coccinelle, l’histoire de quelques...

  8. EVE and School: Important announcement

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    Staff Association

    2017-01-01

    Children’s Day-Care Centre (EVE) and School of the CERN Staff Association would like to inform you that there are still a few places available within the structure for the school year 2017–2018, in the: Nursery for 2, 3 or 5 days a week (2- to 3-year-olds); Kindergarten for mornings (2- to 4-year-olds); Primary 1 (1p) class in the School (4- to 5-year-olds). Please get in touch with us quickly if you are interested in any of the available places. We will gladly provide further information and answer any questions you may have: Staff.Kindergarten@cern.ch or (+41) 022 767 36 04 (mornings). EVE and School of the CERN Staff Association welcomes children of CERN Members of Personnel (MPE, MPA), as well as children whose parents do not work on CERN site. We would like to remind you that registrations are also open for the Summer Camp. The camp will run through the four weeks of July from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm with a weekly registration for 450 CHF, lunch included. For more information and regist...

  9. EVE et École

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    2017-01-01

    Il reste des places disponibles ! La structure Espace de vie enfantine (EVE) et École de l’Association du personnel du CERN vous informe qu’il reste quelques places pour la rentrée scolaire 2017-2018 : à la crèche (2-3 ans) (accueil sur 2, 3 ou 5 jours) ; au jardin d’enfants (2-4 ans) (accueil à la matinée) ; en classe de 1ère primaire (1P) (4-5 ans). N’hésitez pas à rapidement nous contacter si vous êtes intéressés ; nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions : Staff.Kindergarten@cern.ch. L’EVE et École de l’Association du personnel du CERN est ouverte non seulement aux enfants des personnels du CERN (MPE, MPA) mais également aux enfants des personnes ne travaillant pas sur le domaine du CERN. ...

  10. Uus korter ja midagi veel / Eve Kaunis

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    Kaunis, Eve

    2008-01-01

    Uus Maa kinnisvarabüroo eluruumide konsultant Eve Kaunis ostjate eelistustest korterite valikul. Peamised müügiargumendid on soodne hind ja rohked lisaväärtused. Näiteks toodud 2-toaline korter (sisekujundus: Aet Piel, 71 m2) Põhja-Tallinnas Eugen Sachariase projekti järgi ehitatud majas ja 3-toaline korter (66,4 m2) Keilas 1980. aastatel ehitatud elamus

  11. The Drosophila eve insulator Homie promotes eve expression and protects the adjacent gene from repression by polycomb spreading.

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    Fujioka, Miki; Sun, Guizhi; Jaynes, James B

    2013-10-01

    Insulators can block the action of enhancers on promoters and the spreading of repressive chromatin, as well as facilitating specific enhancer-promoter interactions. However, recent studies have called into question whether the activities ascribed to insulators in model transgene assays actually reflect their functions in the genome. The Drosophila even skipped (eve) gene is a Polycomb (Pc) domain with a Pc-group response element (PRE) at one end, flanked by an insulator, an arrangement also seen in other genes. Here, we show that this insulator has three major functions. It blocks the spreading of the eve Pc domain, preventing repression of the adjacent gene, TER94. It prevents activation of TER94 by eve regulatory DNA. It also facilitates normal eve expression. When Homie is deleted in the context of a large transgene that mimics both eve and TER94 regulation, TER94 is repressed. This repression depends on the eve PRE. Ubiquitous TER94 expression is "replaced" by expression in an eve pattern when Homie is deleted, and this effect is reversed when the PRE is also removed. Repression of TER94 is attributable to spreading of the eve Pc domain into the TER94 locus, accompanied by an increase in histone H3 trimethylation at lysine 27. Other PREs can functionally replace the eve PRE, and other insulators can block PRE-dependent repression in this context. The full activity of the eve promoter is also dependent on Homie, and other insulators can promote normal eve enhancer-promoter communication. Our data suggest that this is not due to preventing promoter competition, but is likely the result of the insulator organizing a chromosomal conformation favorable to normal enhancer-promoter interactions. Thus, insulator activities in a native context include enhancer blocking and enhancer-promoter facilitation, as well as preventing the spread of repressive chromatin.

  12. The Drosophila eve Insulator Homie Promotes eve Expression and Protects the Adjacent Gene from Repression by Polycomb Spreading

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    Fujioka, Miki; Sun, Guizhi; Jaynes, James B.

    2013-01-01

    Insulators can block the action of enhancers on promoters and the spreading of repressive chromatin, as well as facilitating specific enhancer-promoter interactions. However, recent studies have called into question whether the activities ascribed to insulators in model transgene assays actually reflect their functions in the genome. The Drosophila even skipped (eve) gene is a Polycomb (Pc) domain with a Pc-group response element (PRE) at one end, flanked by an insulator, an arrangement also seen in other genes. Here, we show that this insulator has three major functions. It blocks the spreading of the eve Pc domain, preventing repression of the adjacent gene, TER94. It prevents activation of TER94 by eve regulatory DNA. It also facilitates normal eve expression. When Homie is deleted in the context of a large transgene that mimics both eve and TER94 regulation, TER94 is repressed. This repression depends on the eve PRE. Ubiquitous TER94 expression is “replaced” by expression in an eve pattern when Homie is deleted, and this effect is reversed when the PRE is also removed. Repression of TER94 is attributable to spreading of the eve Pc domain into the TER94 locus, accompanied by an increase in histone H3 trimethylation at lysine 27. Other PREs can functionally replace the eve PRE, and other insulators can block PRE-dependent repression in this context. The full activity of the eve promoter is also dependent on Homie, and other insulators can promote normal eve enhancer-promoter communication. Our data suggest that this is not due to preventing promoter competition, but is likely the result of the insulator organizing a chromosomal conformation favorable to normal enhancer-promoter interactions. Thus, insulator activities in a native context include enhancer blocking and enhancer-promoter facilitation, as well as preventing the spread of repressive chromatin. PMID:24204298

  13. Rõdu annab kodule meeleolu / Eve Kaunis

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    Kaunis, Eve

    2008-01-01

    Rõdud ja terrassid on korteri lisaväärtuseks. Eve Kaunis Uus Maa kinnisvarabüroost 7-toalisest korterist Tallinnas Pärnu mnt 110 (pindala 221,2 m2, lisandub terrass 80 m2 ja 2 rõdu 14,35 m2), 4-toalisest korterist Pirita tee 26f (pindala 166 m2, 2 rõdu 58 m2) ja 5-toalisest korterist Merirahu Klipperi majas (pindala 189,4 m2, 5 rõdu ja katuseterrass 221,5 m2, korteri viimistlus ja planeering on tehtud koostöös sisekujundaja Helen Mäkeläga)

  14. [A peaceful Christmas Eve at the hospital].

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    Ramanathan, Ramshanker; Brabrand, Mikkel; Folkestad, Lars; Hallas, Peter

    2011-12-05

    The aim of this study was to investigate admittance rates and doctors workload during Christmas. In addition, we examined if admittance data supports the common notions that overeating during Christmas results in increased rate of admittances for abdominal problems and that there is an increase in admittance of the elderly at the end of Christmas (i.e. "granny dumping"). A retrospective study analyzing data from the database of the hospital units of Sydvestjysk Sygehus was performed. Data covered admittance in the months spanning from November through January in 1994-2010. Data from Christmas was compared with data from adjacent months. During Christmas more patients with abdominal complaints were admitted to the hospital (p Christmas (p Christmas Eve. No increased admittance among the elderly at the end of Christmas was observed in our data. We conclude that overeating during the festivities of Christmas probably results in increased admittance rates in Danish hospitals. Christmas Eve is the day on which doctors can expect the lowest workload. Although the rate of admission due to lack of care at home was high, we could find no evidence of "granny dumping".

  15. Problems afoot for the CERN kindergarten (EVEE)?

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    2016-01-01

    You might have noticed that recently the Kindergarten changed names, it’s is now known under the name of EVEE which stands for ‘Espace de Vie Enfantine et École’ and currently welcomes 150 children between 4 months and 6 years of age. This establishment which is under the aegis of the Staff Association is governed by a committee composed of a mixture of the following: employers (from the Staff Association), employees, parents and the Headmistress who is an ex officio member (see Echo 238: http://staff-association.web.cern.ch/content/quoi-de-neuf-au-jardin-d%E2%80%99enfants). Great strides have been made in the past decade Over the previous decade in conjuction with the CERN Administration several new services have been proposed, including: the establishment of a canteen with a capacity of up to 60 children/day; the setting-up of a creche for infants ranging between 4 months and 3 years (approx 35 infants); the creation of a day-camp with the capacity to welcome up ...

  16. Negotiating Marriage on the Eve of Human Rights | Besendahl ...

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    African Sociological Review / Revue Africaine de Sociologie. Journal Home · ABOUT · Advanced Search · Current Issue · Archives · Journal Home > Vol 8, No 1 (2004) >. Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads. Username, Password, Remember me, or Register. Negotiating Marriage on the Eve of Human ...

  17. Percolation Model for the Existence of a Mitochondrial Eve

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    Neves, A G M

    2005-01-01

    We look at the process of inheritance of mitochondrial DNA as a percolation model on trees equivalent to the Galton-Watson process. The model is exactly solvable for its percolation threshold $p_c$ and percolation probability critical exponent. In the approximation of small percolation probability, and assuming limited progeny number, we are also able to find the maximum and minimum percolation probabilities over all probability distributions for the progeny number constrained to a given $p_c$. As a consequence, we can relate existence of a mitochondrial Eve to quantitative knowledge about demographic evolution of early mankind. In particular, we show that a mitochondrial Eve may exist even in an exponentially growing population, provided that the average number of children per individual is constrained to a small range depending on the probability $p$ that a newborn child is a female.

  18. HiEve: A corpus for extracting event hierarchies from news stories

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    Glavaš, Goran; Šnajder, Jan; Kordjamshidi, Parisa; Moens, Marie-Francine

    2014-01-01

    Narratives in news stories typically describe a real-world event of coarse spatial and temporal granularity along with its subevents. In this work, we present HiEve, a corpus for recognizing relations of spatiotemporal containment between events. In HiEve, the narratives are represented as hierarchies of events based on relations of spatiotemporal containment (i.e., superevent–subevent relations). We describe the process of manual annotation of HiEve. Furthermore, we build a supervised cla...

  19. SDO-EVE multiple EUV grating spectrograph (MEGS) optical design

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    Crotser, David A.; Woods, Thomas N.; Eparvier, Francis G.; Ucker, Greg; Kohnert, Richard A.; Berthiaume, Gregory D.; Weitz, David M.

    2004-10-01

    The NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), scheduled for launch in 2008, incorporates a suite of instruments including the EUV Variability Experiment (EVE). The EVE instrument package contains grating spectrographs used to measure the solar extreme ultraviolet (EUV) irradiance from 0.1 to 105 nm. The Multiple EUV Grating Spectrograph (MEGS) channels use concave reflection gratings to image solar spectra onto CCDs that are operated at -100°C. MEGS provides 0.1nm spectral resolution between 5-105nm every 10 seconds with an absolute accuracy of better than 25% over the SDO 5-year mission. MEGS-A utilizes a unique grazing-incidence, off-Rowland circle (RC) design to minimize angle of incidence at the detector while meeting high resolution requirements. MEGS-B utilizes a double-pass, cross-dispersed double-Rowland circle design. MEGS-P, a Ly-α monitor, will provide a proxy model calibration in the 60-105 nm range. Finally, the Solar Aspect Monitor (SAM) channel will provide continual pointing information for EVE as well as low-resolution X-ray images of the sun. In-flight calibrations for MEGS will be provided by the on-board EUV Spectrophotometer (ESP) in the 0.1-7nm and 17-37nm ranges, as well as from annual under-flight rocket experiments. We present the methodology used to develop the MEGS optical design.

  20. Solar flare impulsive phase emission observed with SDO/EVE

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    Kennedy, Michael B.; Milligan, Ryan O.; Mathioudakis, Mihalis; Keenan, Francis P., E-mail: mkennedy29@qub.ac.uk [Astrophysics Research Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen' s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN (United Kingdom)

    2013-12-10

    Differential emission measures (DEMs) during the impulsive phase of solar flares were constructed using observations from the EUV Variability Experiment (EVE) and the Markov-Chain Monte Carlo method. Emission lines from ions formed over the temperature range log T{sub e} = 5.8-7.2 allow the evolution of the DEM to be studied over a wide temperature range at 10 s cadence. The technique was applied to several M- and X-class flares, where impulsive phase EUV emission is observable in the disk-integrated EVE spectra from emission lines formed up to 3-4 MK and we use spatially unresolved EVE observations to infer the thermal structure of the emitting region. For the nine events studied, the DEMs exhibited a two-component distribution during the impulsive phase, a low-temperature component with peak temperature of 1-2 MK, and a broad high-temperature component from 7 to 30 MK. A bimodal high-temperature component is also found for several events, with peaks at 8 and 25 MK during the impulsive phase. The origin of the emission was verified using Atmospheric Imaging Assembly images to be the flare ribbons and footpoints, indicating that the constructed DEMs represent the spatially average thermal structure of the chromospheric flare emission during the impulsive phase.

  1. Overview of EVE – the event visualization environment of ROOT

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    Tadel, M

    2010-01-01

    EVE is a high-level visualization library using ROOT's data-processing, GUI and OpenGL interfaces. It is designed as a framework for object management offering hierarchical data organization, object interaction and visualization via GUI and OpenGL representations. Automatic creation of 2D projected views is also supported. On the other hand, it can serve as an event visualization toolkit satisfying most HEP requirements: visualization of geometry, simulated and reconstructed data such as hits, clusters, tracks and calorimeter information. Special classes are available for visualization of raw-data. Object-interaction layer allows for easy selection and highlighting of objects and their derived representations (projections) across several views (3D, Rho-Z, R-Phi). Object-specific tooltips are provided in both GUI and GL views. The visual-configuration layer of EVE is built around a data-base of template objects that can be applied to specific instances of visualization objects to ensure consistent object prese...

  2. The Lawless Frontier of Deep Space: Code as Law in EVE Online

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    Melissa de Zwart

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available This article explores the concepts of player agency with respect to governance and regulation of online games. It considers the unique example of the Council of Stellar Management in EVE Online, and explores the multifaceted role performed by players involved in that Council. In particular, it considers the interaction between code, rules, contracts, and play with respect to EVE Online. This is used as a means to better understand the relations of power generated in game spaces.

  3. Ex-Vivo Uterine Environment (EVE Therapy Induced Limited Fetal Inflammation in a Premature Lamb Model.

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    Yuichiro Miura

    Full Text Available Ex-vivo uterine environment (EVE therapy uses an artificial placenta to provide gas exchange and nutrient delivery to a fetus submerged in an amniotic fluid bath. Development of EVE may allow us to treat very premature neonates without mechanical ventilation. Meanwhile, elevations in fetal inflammation are associated with adverse neonatal outcomes. In the present study, we analysed fetal survival, inflammation and pulmonary maturation in preterm lambs maintained on EVE therapy using a parallelised umbilical circuit system with a low priming volume.Ewes underwent surgical delivery at 115 days of gestation (term is 150 days, and fetuses were transferred to EVE therapy (EVE group; n = 5. Physiological parameters were continuously monitored; fetal blood samples were intermittently obtained to assess wellbeing and targeted to reference range values for 2 days. Age-matched animals (Control group; n = 6 were surgically delivered at 117 days of gestation. Fetal blood and tissue samples were analysed and compared between the two groups.Fetal survival time in the EVE group was 27.0 ± 15.5 (group mean ± SD hours. Only one fetus completed the pre-determined study period with optimal physiological parameters, while the other 4 animals demonstrated physiological deterioration or death prior to the pre-determined study end point. Significant elevations (p0.05 in surfactant protein mRNA expression level between the two groups.In this study, we achieved limited fetal survival using EVE therapy. Despite this, EVE therapy only induced a modest fetal inflammatory response and did not promote lung maturation. These data provide additional insight into markers of treatment efficacy for the assessment of future studies.

  4. Birds flee en mass from New Year's Eve fireworks.

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    Shamoun-Baranes, Judy; Dokter, Adriaan M; van Gasteren, Hans; van Loon, E Emiel; Leijnse, Hidde; Bouten, Willem

    2011-11-01

    Anthropogenic disturbances of wildlife, such as noise, human presence, hunting activity, and motor vehicles, are becoming an increasing concern in conservation biology. Fireworks are an important part of celebrations worldwide, and although humans often find fireworks spectacular, fireworks are probably perceived quite differently by wild animals. Behavioral responses to fireworks are difficult to study at night, and little is known about the negative effects fireworks may have on wildlife. Every year, thousands of tons of fireworks are lit by civilians on New Year's Eve in the Netherlands. Using an operational weather radar, we quantified the reaction of birds to fireworks in 3 consecutive years. Thousands of birds took flight shortly after midnight, with high aerial movements lasting at least 45 min and peak densities measured at 500 m altitude. The highest densities were observed over grasslands and wetlands, including nature conservation sites, where thousands of waterfowl rest and feed. The Netherlands is the most important winter staging area for several species of waterfowl in Europe. We estimate that hundreds of thousands of birds in the Netherlands take flight due to fireworks. The spatial and temporal extent of disturbance is substantial, and potential consequences are discussed. Weather radar provides a unique opportunity to study the reaction of birds to fireworks, which has otherwise remained elusive.

  5. Registrations for EVE and School and Summer Camp

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    2017-01-01

    In the wake of the Open Day, held on Saturday, 4 March 2017 (see Echo No. 264), EVE and School launched into an enrolment campaign on 6, 7 and 8 March. Once again, this year, we registered a great number of applications, and most of the groups are now full. The Nursery is already full, including the groups for babies (4 months to 1 year old), walkers (1 to 2 years old), and 2- to 3-year-olds. Regarding the Kindergarten, which welcomes 2- to 3 year-old children enrolled for mornings, as well as 3- to 4-year-olds enrolled either for mornings or for full days, there are still places available in the morning groups. Finally, the School for children aged 4 to 6 (Primary 1 and 2) enrolled for mornings or for full days, will be composed of three classes of around twenty children in 2017–2018 (one class of P1 and two classes of P2). All of these classes are currently full. If you are interested in a place in the morning groups of the Kindergarten (2- to 4-year-olds), please contact us to enroll your ...

  6. Xerxes in Mikhail Bulgakov’s Play Adam and Eve

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    Souren A. Takhtajan

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available In his Histories 8:118, Herodotus tells the dramatic story of Xerxes’ return to Asia from Greece by sea. The overcrowded ship was caught in a storm, and the captain advised the king to get rid of most of the passengers. Xerxes called on the Persians to prove their loyalty to the king, and they showed their obeisance by leaping into the sea. After his return, Xerxes awarded the captain of the ship with a golden crown for saving the king’s life—and cut off his head for causing the deaths of so many Persians. In the play Adam and Eve, Bulgakov depicts the outbreak of war between the Soviet Union and the Western world. Nearly everyone in Leningrad dies from a gas attack. But Efrosimov, a chemistry professor and a man of genius, has managed to save the lives of the other characters in the play, the Soviet fighter pilot Daragan included. Nevertheless, Daragan hates Efrosimov for his efforts to prevent the war and then to stop it. The fighter pilot imagines for the professor both an award for his merits and subsequent capital punishment for his alleged crime. In this article, I suggest that Bulgakov has borrowed the motif of award and execution from Herodotus.

  7. OPTIMOS-EVE: a fibre-fed optical-near-infrared multi-object spectrograph for the E-ELT

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    Hammer, F.; Kaper, L.; Dalton, G.

    2010-01-01

    OPTIMOS-EVE is a fibre-fed, optical-to-infrared multi-object spectrograph designed to explore the largest field of view provided by the E-ELT at seeing or GLAO-limited conditions. OPTIMOS-EVE can detect planets in nearby galaxies, explore stellar populations beyond the Local Group, and probe the

  8. The Adam and Eve Robot Scientists for the Automated Discovery of Scientific Knowledge

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    King, Ross

    A Robot Scientist is a physically implemented robotic system that applies techniques from artificial intelligence to execute cycles of automated scientific experimentation. A Robot Scientist can automatically execute cycles of hypothesis formation, selection of efficient experiments to discriminate between hypotheses, execution of experiments using laboratory automation equipment, and analysis of results. The motivation for developing Robot Scientists is to better understand science, and to make scientific research more efficient. The Robot Scientist `Adam' was the first machine to autonomously discover scientific knowledge: both form and experimentally confirm novel hypotheses. Adam worked in the domain of yeast functional genomics. The Robot Scientist `Eve' was originally developed to automate early-stage drug development, with specific application to neglected tropical disease such as malaria, African sleeping sickness, etc. We are now adapting Eve to work with on cancer. We are also teaching Eve to autonomously extract information from the scientific literature.

  9. Vitamins in Spanish food patterns: the eVe Study.

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    Aranceta, J; Serra-Majem, L; Pérez-Rodrigo, C; Llopis, J; Mataix, J; Ribas, L; Tojo, R; Tur, J A

    2001-12-01

    To describe vitamin intakes in Spanish food patterns, identify groups at risk for inadequacy and determine conditioning factors that may influence this situation. Pooled-analysis of eight cross-sectional regional nutrition surveys. Ten thousand two hundred and eight free-living subjects (4728 men, 5480 women) aged 25-60 years. Respondents of population nutritional surveys carried out in eight Spanish regions (Alicante, Andalucia, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Catalunya, Galicia, Madrid and Basque Country) from 1990 to 1998. The samples were pooled together and weighted to build a national random sample. Dietary assessment by means of repeated 24-hour recall using photograph models to estimate portion size. Adjusted data for intra-individual variation were used to estimate the prevalence of inadequate intake. A Diet Quality Score (DQS) was computed considering the risk for inadequate intake for folate, vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin E. DQS scores vary between 0 (good) and 4 (very poor). Influence of lifestyle (smoking, alcohol consumption and physical activity) was considered as well. Inadequate intakes (<2/3 Recommended Dietary Intake) were estimated in more than 10% of the sample for riboflavin (in men), folate (in women), vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin D and vitamin E. More than 35% of the sample had diets classified as poor quality or very poor quality. Factors identified to have an influence on a poor-quality diet were old age, low education level and low socio-economical level. A sedentary lifestyle, smoking, usual consumption of alcohol and being overweight were conditioning factors for a poor-quality diet as well. Results from The eVe Study suggest that a high proportion of the Spanish population has inadequate intakes for at least one nutrient and nearly 50% should adjust their usual food pattern towards a more nutrient-dense, healthier diet.

  10. EPO for the NASA SDO Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) Learning Suite for Educators

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    Kellagher, Emily; Scherrer, D. K.

    2013-07-01

    EVE Education and Public Outreach (EPO) promotes an understanding of the process of science and concepts within solar science and sun-earth connections. EVE EPO also features working scientists, current research and career awareness. One of the highlights for of this years projects is the digitization of solar lessons and the collaboration with the other instrument teams to develop new resources for students and educators. Digital lesson suite: EVE EPO has taken the best solar lessons and reworked then to make then more engaging, to reflect SDO data and made them SMARTboard compatible. We are creating a website that Students and teachers can access these lesson and use them online or download them. Project team collaboration: The SDO instruments (EVE, AIA and HMI) teams have created a comic book series for upper elementary and middle school students with the SDO mascot Camilla. These comics may be printed or read on mobile devices. Many teachers are looking for resources to use with their students via the Ipad so our collaboration helps supply teachers with a great resource that teachers about solar concepts and helps dispel solar misconceptions.Abstract (2,250 Maximum Characters): EVE Education and Public Outreach (EPO) promotes an understanding of the process of science and concepts within solar science and sun-earth connections. EVE EPO also features working scientists, current research and career awareness. One of the highlights for of this years projects is the digitization of solar lessons and the collaboration with the other instrument teams to develop new resources for students and educators. Digital lesson suite: EVE EPO has taken the best solar lessons and reworked then to make then more engaging, to reflect SDO data and made them SMARTboard compatible. We are creating a website that Students and teachers can access these lesson and use them online or download them. Project team collaboration: The SDO instruments (EVE, AIA and HMI) teams have created a

  11. EVE TEASING, TEARS OF THE GIRLS: Bangladesh Open University towards Women Empowerment

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    Zobaida AKHTER

    2013-01-01

    Many Young girls of Bangladesh are curtailed from education, which is their basic right due to eve teasing. Parents are afraid of their daughter’s honor, family and social prestige, so ensure the safety of the daughters; sometimes they take the decision to withdraw their daughters from schools and colleges. Most of the time this type of occurrence like eve teasing happen when girls were in the way to educational institutions. In our country most of the people are devoid of their basic rights ...

  12. Exhibition from 6 to 17 March 2017: EVE and School covered in colours.

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    2017-01-01

    The children of the EVE and School exhibited their artwork in the Main Building from 6 to 17 March. They worked on the theme of “colours” expressing themselves through various drawing, painting, collage and arts-and-crafts techniques. The result was a beautiful explosion of bright and shimmering colours!

  13. Multi-object spectroscopy with the European ELT: scientific synergies between EAGLE and EVE

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    Evans, C.J.; Barbuy, B.; Bonifacio, P.; Chemla, F.; Cuby, J.G.; Dalton, G.B.; Davies, B.; Disseau, K.; Dohlen, K.; Flores, H.; Gendron, E.; Guinouard, I.; Hammer, F.; Hastings, P.; Horville, D.; Jagourel, P.; Kaper, L.; Laporte, P.; Lee, D.; Morris, S.L.; Morris, T.; Myers, R.; Navarro, R.; Parr-Burman, P.; Petitjean, P.; Puech, M.; Rollinde, E.; Rousset, G.; Schnetler, H.; Welikala, N.; Wells, M.; Yang, Y.

    2012-01-01

    The EAGLE and EVE Phase A studies for instruments for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) originated from related top-level scientific questions, but employed different (yet complementary) methods to deliver the required observations. We re-examine the motivations for a multi-object

  14. Tantsija Eve Mutso jäi Londonis silma / Stuart Sweeney

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    Sweeney, Stuart

    2006-01-01

    Londonis andis märtsis külalisetendusi Šoti ballett, kus solistina esines juba aastaid Shoti balletis tantsiv eestlanna Eve Mutso. Ta astus üles Ashley Page'i balletis "Tuhkatriinu", samuti ühe juhtivsolistina George Balanchine'i "Episoodides" ja William Forsythe'i "Süidis artefaktist"

  15. Treatment of diabetes mellitus-associated neuropathy with vitamin E and Eve primrose.

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    Ogbera, Anthonia Okeoghene; Ezeobi, Emmanuel; Unachukwu, Chioma; Oshinaike, Olajumoke

    2014-11-01

    The aim of this report was to assess the efficacy and safety of a combination of vitamin E, an antioxidant, and Eve Primrose in the management of painful diabetes mellitus (DM) neuropathy. This was an interventional study that evaluated the efficacy and safety of a combination of vitamin E and Eve Primrose in the management of DM neuropathy. The study was conducted at the Diabetic Centre of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. Eighty individuals with type 2 DM who had painful neuropathy were recruited for this study, which took place for a duration of 1 year. The study subjects underwent clinical and biochemical assessment at baseline and were given vitamin E in a dose of 400 mg in combination with Eve Primrose in doses ranging 500-1000 mg/day. They were afterward assessed for relief of symptoms and possible untoward effects after 2 weeks and, thereafter, monthly for 3 months. The main outcome measure was amelioration of symptoms of neuropathy. The mean age and age range of the study subjects were 58.2 years and 37-70 years, respectively. A total of 70 patients (88%) of the study population reported relief from neuropathic pains. Clinical parameters were comparable between the responders and non-responders. One characteristic feature of the non-responders was that they all had vibration perception threshold of ≥25 mV, which was indicative of severe neuropathy. The combination of vitamin E and Eve Primrose is beneficial in the management of mild to moderate diabetic neuropathy.

  16. Flare Comparisons of the Flare Irradiance Spectral Model (FISM) to Preliminary SDO EVE Data

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    Chamberlon, Phillip C.

    2010-01-01

    The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) launched February 11, 2010 from Kennedy Space Center and started normal science operations in April 2010. One of the instruments onboard SDO, the EUV Variability- Experiment (EVE), will measure the solar EUV irradiance from 0.1-105 nm with 0.1 nm spectral resolution as well as a measure of the broad-band Lyman-Alpha emission (121.0 rim), all with less than 10 percent uncertainties. One of the biggest improvements of EVE over its predecessors is its ability to continuously measure the complete spectrum ever y 10 seconds, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This temporal coverage and cadence will greatly enhance the knowledge of the solar EUV variations during solar flares. This paper will present a comparison of the Flare Irradiance Spectral Model (FISM), which can produce an estimated EUV spectrum at 10 seconds temporal resolution, to the preliminary flare observation results from SDO EVE. The discussion will focus on the short-term EUV flare variations and evolution.

  17. Comparisons of the Flare Irradiance Spectral Model (FISM) to Preliminary SDO EVE Data

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    Chamberlin, Phillip

    2010-01-01

    The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) launched February 11,2010 from Kennedy Space Center and started normal science operations in April 2010. One of the instruments onboard SDO, the EUV Variability Experiment (EVE), will measure the solar EUV irradiance from 0.1-105 nm with 0.1 nm spectral resolution as well as a measure of the broad-band Lyman-Alpha emission (121.6 nm), all with less than 10 percent uncertainties. One of the biggest improvements of EVE over its predecessors is its ability to continuously measure the complete spectrum every 10 seconds, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This temporal coverage and cadence will greatly enhance the knowledge of the solar EUV variations during solar flares. This paper will present a comparison of the Flare Irradiance Spectral Model (FISM), which can produce an estimated EUV spectrum at 10 seconds temporal resolution, to the preliminary results from SDO EVE. The discussion will focus on the short-term EUV flare variations and evolution.

  18. Structural genomics reveals EVE as a new ASCH/PUA-related domain.

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    Bertonati, Claudia; Punta, Marco; Fischer, Markus; Yachdav, Guy; Forouhar, Farhad; Zhou, Weihong; Kuzin, Alexander P; Seetharaman, Jayaraman; Abashidze, Mariam; Ramelot, Theresa A; Kennedy, Michael A; Cort, John R; Belachew, Adam; Hunt, John F; Tong, Liang; Montelione, Gaetano T; Rost, Burkhard

    2009-05-15

    We report on several proteins recently solved by structural genomics consortia, in particular by the Northeast Structural Genomics consortium (NESG). The proteins considered in this study differ substantially in their sequences but they share a similar structural core, characterized by a pseudobarrel five-stranded beta sheet. This core corresponds to the PUA domain-like architecture in the SCOP database. By connecting sequence information with structural knowledge, we characterize a new subgroup of these proteins that we propose to be distinctly different from previously described PUA domain-like domains such as PUA proper or ASCH. We refer to these newly defined domains as EVE. Although EVE may have retained the ability of PUA domains to bind RNA, the available experimental and computational data suggests that both the details of its molecular function and its cellular function differ from those of other PUA domain-like domains. This study of EVE and its relatives illustrates how the combination of structure and genomics creates new insights by connecting a cornucopia of structures that map to the same evolutionary potential. Primary sequence information alone would have not been sufficient to reveal these evolutionary links.

  19. Structural genomics reveals EVE as a new ASCH/PUA-related domain

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    Bertonati, Claudia; Punta, Marco; Fischer, Markus; Yachdav, Guy; Forouhar, Farhad; Zhou, Weihong; Kuzin, Alexander P.; Seetharaman, Jayaraman; Abashidze, Mariam; Ramelot, Theresa A.; Kennedy, Michael A.; Cort, John R.; Belachew, Adam; Hunt, John F.; Tong, Liang; Montelione, Gaetano T.; Rost, Burkhard

    2014-01-01

    Summary We report on several proteins recently solved by structural genomics consortia, in particular by the Northeast Structural Genomics consortium (NESG). The proteins considered in this study differ substantially in their sequences but they share a similar structural core, characterized by a pseudobarrel five-stranded beta sheet. This core corresponds to the PUA domain-like architecture in the SCOP database. By connecting sequence information with structural knowledge, we characterize a new subgroup of these proteins that we propose to be distinctly different from previously described PUA domain-like domains such as PUA proper or ASCH. We refer to these newly defined domains as EVE. Although EVE may have retained the ability of PUA domains to bind RNA, the available experimental and computational data suggests that both the details of its molecular function and its cellular function differ from those of other PUA domain-like domains. This study of EVE and its relatives illustrates how the combination of structure and genomics creates new insights by connecting a cornucopia of structures that map to the same evolutionary potential. Primary sequence information alone would have not been sufficient to reveal these evolutionary links. PMID:19191354

  20. Helje Kaskel - eesti elu kosultant / Helje Kaskel ; interv. Jüri Laulik

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    Kaskel, Helje

    2003-01-01

    Saksamaal Berliinis esilinastub pidulikult 13. oktoobril poliitiline põnevusfilm "Balti torm" ("Baltic Storm"), mis kujutab parvlaev "Estonia" hukku. Urmas Alenderi endine abikaasa, kes tegi filmi juures kaasa tõlgi, kosultandi ja näitlejana, räägib filmist ja selle koseptsioonist

  1. Measuring Solar Doppler Velocities in the He II 30.38 nm Emission Using the EUV Variability Experiment (EVE)

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    Chamberlin, Phillip Clyde

    2016-01-01

    The EUV Variability Experiment (EVE) onboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory has provided unprecedented measurements of the solar EUV irradiance at high temporal cadence with good spectral resolution and range since May 2010. The main purpose of EVE was to connect the Sun to the Earth by providing measurements of the EUV irradianceas a driver for space weather and Living With a Star studies, but after launch the instrument has demonstrated the significance of its measurements in contributing to studies looking at the sources of solar variability for pure solar physics purposes. This paper expands upon previous findings that EVE can in fact measure wavelength shifts during solar eruptive events and therefore provide Doppler velocities for plasma at all temperatures throughout the solar atmosphere from the chromosphere to hot flaring temperatures. This process is not straightforward as EVE was not designed or optimized for these types of measurements. In this paper we describe the many detailed instrumental characterizations needed to eliminate the optical effects in order to provide an absolute baseline for the Doppler shift studies. An example is given of a solar eruption on 7 September 2011 (SOL2011-09-07), associated with an X1.2 flare, where EVE Doppler analysis shows plasma ejected from the Sun in the He II 30.38 nm emission at a velocity of almost 120 km s(exp -1) along the line-of-sight.

  2. The p-EVES study design and methodology: a randomised controlled trial to compare portable electronic vision enhancement systems (p-EVES) to optical magnifiers for near vision activities in visual impairment.

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    Taylor, John; Bambrick, Rachel; Dutton, Michelle; Harper, Robert; Ryan, Barbara; Tudor-Edwards, Rhiannon; Waterman, Heather; Whitaker, Chris; Dickinson, Chris

    2014-09-01

    To describe the study design and methodology for the p-EVES study, a trial designed to determine the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of portable Electronic Vision Enhancement System (p-EVES) devices and conventional optical low vision aids (LVAs) for near tasks in people with low vision. The p-EVES study is a prospective two-arm randomised cross-over trial to test the hypothesis that, in comparison to optical LVAs, p-EVES can be: used for longer duration; used for a wider range of tasks than a single optical LVA and/or enable users to do tasks that they were not able to do with optical LVAs; allow faster performance of instrumental activities of daily living; and allow faster reading. A total of 100 adult participants with visual impairment are currently being recruited from Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and randomised into either Group 1 (receiving the two interventions A and B in the order AB), or Group 2 (receiving the two interventions in the order BA). Intervention A is a 2-month period with conventional optical LVAs and a p-EVES device, and intervention B is a 2-month period with conventional optical LVAs only. The study adopts a mixed methods approach encompassing a broad range of outcome measures. The results will be obtained from the following primary outcome measures: Manchester Low Vision Questionnaire, capturing device 'usage' data (which devices are used, number of times, for what purposes, and for how long) and the MNRead test, measuring threshold print size, critical print size, and acuity reserve in addition to reading speed at high (≈90%) contrast. Results will also be obtained from a series of secondary outcome measures which include: assessment of timed instrumental activities of daily living and a 'near vision' visual functioning questionnaire. A companion qualitative study will permit comparison of results on how, where, and under what circumstances, p-EVES devices and LVAs are used in daily life. A health economic

  3. Programs for the work with ENSDF format files: Evaluator's editor EVE, Viewer for the nuclear level schemes

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    Shulyak, G I

    2010-01-01

    Tools for the regular work of the nuclear data evaluator are presented: the context-dependent editor EVE and the viewer for the level schemes of nuclei from ENSDF datasets. These programs may be used by everybody who works with the Evaluated Nuclear Structure Data File and for the educational purposed.

  4. Mille poolest on algav õppeaasta teile eriline? / Valmar Pantšenko, Martin Adamson, Maire Tamm, Eve Reisalu

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    2012-01-01

    Küsimusele vastavad: Tartu Täiskasvanute Gümnaasiumi abiturient Valmar Pantšenko, Eesti meister motokrossis klassis Quad 100 Martin Adamson, Tamsalu Gümnaasiumi õppealajuhataja Maire Tamm ja Ristiku põhikooli õpetaja-metoodik Eve Reisalu

  5. Project overview of OPTIMOS-EVE: the fibre-fed multi-object spectrograph for the E-ELT

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    Navarro, R.; Chemla, F.; Bonifacio, P.; Flores, H.; Guinouard, I.; Huet, J.-M.; Puech, M.; Royer, F.; Pragt, J.H.; Wulterkens, G.; Sawyer, E.C.; Caldwell, M.E.; Tosh, I.A.J.; Whalley, M.S.; Woodhouse, G.F.W.; Spanò, P.; Di Marcantonio, P.; Andersen, M.I.; Dalton, G.B.; Kaper, L.; Hammer, F.

    2010-01-01

    OPTIMOS-EVE (OPTical Infrared Multi Object Spectrograph - Extreme Visual Explorer) is the fibre fed multi object spectrograph proposed for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), planned to be operational in 2018 at Cerro Armazones (Chile). It is designed to provide a spectral resolution of

  6. Deaf-Accessibility for Spoonies: Lessons from Touring "Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee" While Chronically Ill

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    Barokka (Okka), Khairani

    2017-01-01

    This article presents lessons from touring a show on pain with limited resources and in chronic pain. In 2014, I toured solo deaf-accessible poetry/art show "Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee" in various forms in the UK, Austria, and India. As an Indonesian woman with then-extreme chronic pain and fatigue, herein are lessons learned from…

  7. Polymer-based blood vessel models with micro-temperature sensors in EVE

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    Mizoshiri, Mizue; Ito, Yasuaki; Hayakawa, Takeshi; Maruyama, Hisataka; Sakurai, Junpei; Ikeda, Seiichi; Arai, Fumihito; Hata, Seiichi

    2017-04-01

    Cu-based micro-temperature sensors were directly fabricated on poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) blood vessel models in EVE using a combined process of spray coating and femtosecond laser reduction of CuO nanoparticles. CuO nanoparticle solution coated on a PDMS blood vessel model are thermally reduced and sintered by focused femtosecond laser pulses in atmosphere to write the sensors. After removing the non-irradiated CuO nanoparticles, Cu-based microtemperature sensors are formed. The sensors are thermistor-type ones whose temperature dependences of the resistance are used for measuring temperature inside the blood vessel model. This fabrication technique is useful for direct-writing of Cu-based microsensors and actuators on arbitrary nonplanar substrates.

  8. Recepcija Boškovićeve teorije silā u Parizu

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    Martinović, Ivica

    2013-01-01

    Recepcija Boškovićeve teorije silā u Parizu može se pratiti u pariškim znanstvenim časopisima i knjigama od 1754. do 1803. godine, a određuje ju ovih pet imena: Gerdil, Berthier, Para du Phanjas, Saury i Lalande. Toj recepciji prethode dvije propuštene prilike. Pola godine nakon imenovanja Boškovića za dopisnoga člana Académie Royale des Sciences prosinački broj pariškog časopisa Journal des Sçavans za 1748. spomenuo je raspravu De viribus vivis (1745) u prikazu Boškovićeva rada, ali je propu...

  9. Salt extraction by the Solovetsky monastery on the eve of the 1764 secularization

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    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available The article deals with the circumstances ofthe Solovetsky monastery salt production at the eve of the secularization that took place in 1764. The Author’s goal is to examine the economic value of the Solovetsky monastery salt production at the time of its lost as a result of the secularization reform. This examination was based on the study of the archival documents. Therefore the following issues were considered: (1 the structure of the salt business in Russia in the 18th century; (2 the value of the Pomorian salt in the all-Russian salt market in the middle of the 18th century; (3 the value of the Solovetsky monastery salt production share in the all-Russian Pomorian salt delivery; (4 estimation of the volume and profitability of the salt business for the Solovetsky monastery at the eve of 1764. The analysis shows a significant market decline of the Pomorian salt in the 18th century, about half of which was the salt produced by the Solovetsky monastery. First of all it was caused by the appearance of a significant number of competing salt manufacturers with lower salt costs œming from cheaper primecost and cheaper delivery. In particular the market of Vologda, formerly the largest place for Solovetsky salt sales was fully occupied by other suppliers by the middle of the 18th century. The overall Solovetsky monastery’s salt production shrinked to a half of its middle of the 17th century value. By the time of secularization reform the salt production was not earing significant profit to the Solovetsky monastery. Under the strong state monopoly the salt business transformed into a labor-consuming national service obligation. Bereaved of the land estates together with its salt mines the Solovetsky monastery was also set free from a hard economical obligation.

  10. Thermodynamic Spectrum of Solar Flares Based on SDO/EVE Observations: Techniques and First Results

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    Wang, Yuming; Zhou, Zhenjun; Zhang, Jie; Liu, Kai; Liu, Rui; Shen, Chenglong; Chamberlin, Phillip C.

    2016-01-01

    The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)/EUV Variability Experiment (EVE) provides rich information on the thermodynamic processes of solar activities, particularly on solar flares. Here, we develop a method to construct thermodynamic spectrum (TDS) charts based on the EVE spectral lines. This tool could potentially be useful for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) astronomy to learn about the eruptive activities on distant astronomical objects. Through several cases, we illustrate what we can learn from the TDS charts. Furthermore, we apply the TDS method to 74 flares equal to or greater than the M5.0 class, and reach the following statistical results. First, EUV peaks are always behind the soft X-ray (SXR) peaks and stronger flares tend to have faster cooling rates. There is a power-law correlation between the peak delay times and the cooling rates, suggesting a coherent cooling process of flares from SXR to EUV emissions. Second, there are two distinct temperature drift patterns, called Type I and Type II. For Type I flares, the enhanced emission drifts from high to low temperature like a quadrilateral, whereas for Type II flares the drift pattern looks like a triangle. Statistical analysis suggests that Type II flares are more impulsive than Type I flares. Third, for late-phase flares, the peak intensity ratio of the late phase to the main phase is roughly correlated with the flare class, and the flares with a strong late phase are all confined. We believe that the re-deposition of the energy carried by a flux rope, which unsuccessfully erupts out, into thermal emissions is responsible for the strong late phase found in a confined flare. Furthermore, we show the signatures of the flare thermodynamic process in the chromosphere and transition region in the TDS charts. These results provide new clues to advance our understanding of the thermodynamic processes of solar flares and associated solar eruptions, e.g., coronal mass ejections.

  11. Kick off of the 2017-2018 school year at the EVE and School of the CERN Staff Association

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    2017-01-01

    The Children’s Day-Care Centre (“Espace de Vie Enfantine” - EVE) and School of the CERN Staff Association opened its doors once again to welcome the children, along with the teaching and administrative staff of the structure. The start of the school year was carried out gradually and in small groups to allow quality interaction between children, professionals and parents. At the EVE (Nursery and Kindergarten) and School, the children have the opportunity to thrive in a privileged environment, rich in cultural diversity, since the families (parents and children) come from many different nationalities. The teaching staff do their utmost to ensure that the children can become more autonomous and develop their social skills, all the while taking care of their well-being. This year, several new features are being introduced, for instance, first steps towards English language awareness. Indeed, the children will get to discover the English language in creative classes together with tr...

  12. Open Day at EVE and School of CERN Staff Association: an opportunity for many parents to discover the structure.

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    2017-01-01

    On Saturday, 4 March 2017, the Children’s Day-Care Centre EVE and School of CERN Staff Association opened its doors to allow interested parents to visit the structure. Staff Association - Carole Dargagnon presents the EVE and school during the open day. This event was a great success and brought together many families. The Open Day was held in two sessions (first session at 10 am and second at 11 am), each consisting in two parts: a general presentation of the structure by the Headmistress Carole Dargagnon, a tour of the installations with Marie-Luz Cavagna and Stéphanie Palluel, the administrative assistants. The management team was delighted to offer parents the opportunity to participate in this pleasant event, where everyone could express themselves, ask questions and find answers in a friendly atmosphere.

  13. Limits on Light WIMPs with a Germanium Detector at 172 eVee threshold at the China Jinping Underground Laboratory

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    Liu, S K; Kang, K J; Cheng, J P; Wong, H T; Li, Y J; Lin, S T; Chang, J P; Chen, N; Chen, Q H; Chen, Y H; Chuang, Y C; Deng, Z; Du, Q; Gong, H; Hao, X Q; He, H J; He, Q J; Huang, H X; Huang, T R; Jiang, H; Li, H B; Li, J M; Li, J; Li, X; Li, X Q; Li, X Y; Li, Y L; Liao, H Y; Lin, F K; Lü, L C; Ma, H; Mao, S J; Qin, J Q; Ren, J; Ruan, X C; Shen, M B; Singh, L; Singh, M K; Soma, A K; Su, J; Tang, C J; Tseng, C H; Wang, J M; Wang, L; Wang, Q; Wu, S Y; Wu, Y C; Xianyu, Z Z; Xiao, R Q; Xing, H Y; Xu, F Z; Xu, Y; Xu, X J; Xue, T; Yang, C W; Yang, L T; Yang, S W; Yi, N; Yu, C X; Yu, H; Yu, X Z; Zeng, X H; Zeng, Z; Zhang, L; Zhang, Y H; Zhao, M G; Zhao, W; Zhou, Z Y; Zhu, J J; Zhu, W B; Zhu, X Z; Zhu, Z H

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    The China Dark Matter Experiment reports results on light WIMP dark matter searches at the China Jinping Underground Laboratory with a germanium detector array with a total mass of 20 g. The physics threshold achieved is 172 eVee at 50% signal efficiency. With 0.784 kg-days of data, exclusion region on spin-independent coupling with the nucleon is derived, improving over our earlier bounds at WIMP mass less than 4.6 GeV.

  14. Inspiratsiooni lätetel Amsterdamis : kuhu püüelda ja millest hoiduda... / Eve Koha

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    Koha, Eve

    2002-01-01

    Ülemaailmse klaasikunsti ühingu Glass Art Society 32. aastakonverentsist Amsterdamis 30. V-2. VI. Eestist osalesid Viivi-Ann Keerdo, Eve Koha, Kai Koppel, Eeva Käsper-Lennuk, Ivo Lill ja Tiina Sarapu. Näitusel "Young and Hot, European Emerging Artists" esindasid Eestit E. Käsper-Lennuk ja T. Sarapu. Elutööpreemiad ameeriklasele Fritz Dreisbachile (sünd. 1941) ja taanlasele Finn Lynggaardile (sünd. 1939)

  15. THERMODYNAMIC SPECTRUM OF SOLAR FLARES BASED ON SDO/EVE OBSERVATIONS: TECHNIQUES AND FIRST RESULTS

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    Wang, Yuming; Zhou, Zhenjun; Liu, Kai; Liu, Rui; Shen, Chenglong [CAS Key Laboratory of Geospace Environment, Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Zhang, Jie [School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MSN 6A2, Fairfax, VA 22030 (United States); Chamberlin, Phillip C., E-mail: ymwang@ustc.edu.cn [Solar Physics Laboratory, Heliophysics Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (United States)

    2016-03-15

    The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)/EUV Variability Experiment (EVE) provides rich information on the thermodynamic processes of solar activities, particularly on solar flares. Here, we develop a method to construct thermodynamic spectrum (TDS) charts based on the EVE spectral lines. This tool could potentially be useful for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) astronomy to learn about the eruptive activities on distant astronomical objects. Through several cases, we illustrate what we can learn from the TDS charts. Furthermore, we apply the TDS method to 74 flares equal to or greater than the M5.0 class, and reach the following statistical results. First, EUV peaks are always behind the soft X-ray (SXR) peaks and stronger flares tend to have faster cooling rates. There is a power-law correlation between the peak delay times and the cooling rates, suggesting a coherent cooling process of flares from SXR to EUV emissions. Second, there are two distinct temperature drift patterns, called Type I and Type II. For Type I flares, the enhanced emission drifts from high to low temperature like a quadrilateral, whereas for Type II flares the drift pattern looks like a triangle. Statistical analysis suggests that Type II flares are more impulsive than Type I flares. Third, for late-phase flares, the peak intensity ratio of the late phase to the main phase is roughly correlated with the flare class, and the flares with a strong late phase are all confined. We believe that the re-deposition of the energy carried by a flux rope, which unsuccessfully erupts out, into thermal emissions is responsible for the strong late phase found in a confined flare. Furthermore, we show the signatures of the flare thermodynamic process in the chromosphere and transition region in the TDS charts. These results provide new clues to advance our understanding of the thermodynamic processes of solar flares and associated solar eruptions, e.g., coronal mass ejections.

  16. Start of enrolment for the Champs-Fréchets crèche (EVE)

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    2008-01-01

    As announced in Bulletin 43/2007, CERN signed an agreement with the commune of Meyrin on 17 October 2007 under which 20 places will be reserved for the children of CERN personnel in the Champs-Fréchets day care centre (EVE), which will open on Monday, 25 August, and CERN will contribute to the funding. This agreement allows members of the CERN personnel (employees and associates) access to the crèche, for children aged between 4 months and 4 years, irrespective of where they are living. Applications for the school year starting autumn 2008 will be accepted from Monday 17 March until Monday 30 June 2008. Members of the personnel must complete the enrolment formalities with the Meyrin infant education service themselves: Mairie de Meyrin Service de la Petite Enfance 2 rue des Boudines Case postale 367 - 1217 Meyrin 1 - Tel. + 41 (0)22 782 21 21 mailto:meyrin@meyrin.ch http://www.meyrin.ch/petiteenfance Application forms (in PDF) can be downloaded from the website of the com...

  17. Birds flee en mass from New Year’s Eve fireworks

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    Dokter, Adriaan M.; van Gasteren, Hans; van Loon, E. Emiel; Leijnse, Hidde; Bouten, Willem

    2011-01-01

    Anthropogenic disturbances of wildlife, such as noise, human presence, hunting activity, and motor vehicles, are becoming an increasing concern in conservation biology. Fireworks are an important part of celebrations worldwide, and although humans often find fireworks spectacular, fireworks are probably perceived quite differently by wild animals. Behavioral responses to fireworks are difficult to study at night, and little is known about the negative effects fireworks may have on wildlife. Every year, thousands of tons of fireworks are lit by civilians on New Year’s Eve in the Netherlands. Using an operational weather radar, we quantified the reaction of birds to fireworks in 3 consecutive years. Thousands of birds took flight shortly after midnight, with high aerial movements lasting at least 45 min and peak densities measured at 500 m altitude. The highest densities were observed over grasslands and wetlands, including nature conservation sites, where thousands of waterfowl rest and feed. The Netherlands is the most important winter staging area for several species of waterfowl in Europe. We estimate that hundreds of thousands of birds in the Netherlands take flight due to fireworks. The spatial and temporal extent of disturbance is substantial, and potential consequences are discussed. Weather radar provides a unique opportunity to study the reaction of birds to fireworks, which has otherwise remained elusive. PMID:22476363

  18. The Eroticism of Artificial Flesh in Villiers de L'Isle Adam's L'Eve Future

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    Patricia Pulham

    2008-10-01

    Full Text Available Villiers de L'Isle Adam's 'L'Eve Future' published in 1886 features a fictional version of the inventor Thomas Edison who constructs a complex, custom-made android for Englishman Lord Ewald as a substitute for his unsatisfactory lover. Hadaly, the android, has a number of literary and cultural precursors and successors. Her most commonly accepted ancestor is Olympia in E. T. A. Hoffmann's 'The Sandman' (1816 and among her fascinating descendants are Oskar Kokoschka's 'Silent Woman'; Model Borghild, a sex doll designed by German technicians during World War II;‘Caracas' in Tommaso Landolfi's short story ‘Gogol's Wife' (1954; a variety of gynoids and golems from the realms of science fiction, including Ira Levin's 'Stepford Wives' (1972; and, most recently, that silicon masterpiece - the Real Doll. All, arguably, have their genesis in the classical myth of Pygmalion. This essay considers the tension between animation and stasis in relation to this myth, and explores the necrophiliac aesthetic implicit in Villiers's novel.

  19. The Alpine marmot from the cave Matjaževe kamre

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    Full Text Available The excavations carried out in the Pleistocene sediments of a minor chamber belonging to a major cave complex, referred to as Matjaževe kamre, disclosed a paleolithic station with two cultural horizons of various ages and a fauna rather abundant in quantity but frugal in the number of species involved. In the present treatise the two authors deal merely with the paleontological elaboration ofAlpine marmot fossil remains assembled in the layer 2 of the paleolithic station as well as in the adjacent side gallery of the same cave complex. In the paleolithic station the bones have been crashed and burnt on purpose, while in the sidegallery, they have persisted nearly intact. The comparisons of measured dimensions of teeth, and of cranial and postcranial skeleton with findings of Alpine marmots of the same or surpassing age on the territory of Slovenia, show that measures differ but slightly, agreeing usually with the size of recent animals.Due to the fact that the fauna unearthed from the layer 2 is essentially represented by the fossil remains of the Alpine marmot, whilst the representatives of the tundra are missing, the authors attributed this layer to the late glacial. The statement is furthermore confirmed by the classification of stone tools havingbeen discovered in the same layer and attributed by Osole (1974, 29 to Epigravettian.The marmot remains from the side gallery are most probably of the same age.

  20. The Slowly Varying Corona. I. Daily Differential Emission Measure Distributions Derived from EVE Spectra

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    Schonfeld, S. J.; White, S. M.; Hock-Mysliwiec, R. A.; McAteer, R. T. J.

    2017-08-01

    Daily differential emission measure (DEM) distributions of the solar corona are derived from spectra obtained by the Extreme-ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) over a 4 yr period starting in 2010 near solar minimum and continuing through the maximum of solar cycle 24. The DEMs are calculated using six strong emission features dominated by Fe lines of charge states viii, ix, xi, xii, xiv, and xvi that sample the nonflaring coronal temperature range 0.3-5 MK. A proxy for the non-Fe xviii emission in the wavelength band around the 93.9 Å line is demonstrated. There is little variability in the cool component of the corona (T 2.0 MK) varies by more than an order of magnitude. A discontinuity in the behavior of coronal diagnostics in 2011 February-March, around the time of the first X-class flare of cycle 24, suggests fundamentally different behavior in the corona under solar minimum and maximum conditions. This global state transition occurs over a period of several months. The DEMs are used to estimate the thermal energy of the visible solar corona (of order 1031 erg), its radiative energy loss rate ((2.5-8) × {10}27 erg s-1), and the corresponding energy turnover timescale (about an hour). The uncertainties associated with the DEMs and these derived values are mostly due to the coronal Fe abundance and density and the CHIANTI atomic line database.

  1. Allowance officers Russian and Austro-Hungarian armies on the eve of the First World War

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    Alexander P. Abramov

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available On the basis of historical material provides information on measures of state and military administration on the eve of the First World War to improve the welfare of Russian officers and Austro-Hungary, through various forms of material incentives, which are reflected in the cash payments, promotions, awards and social guarantees. On the basis of archival materials of the study period, open scientific publications and Internet resources there are disclosed the features of the destination of salaries, various allowances and compensations Russian army in comparison to the Austro-Hungarian army, who spoke Russian opponent in the First World War. The author notes that the existing system of money allowances in the Russian army was more advantageous than in the Austro-Hungarian army. However, neither one nor the other could not fully meet the needs of the majority of officers of both armies, entered as opponents in the First World War. One of its major shortcomings, both in Russia and in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was a wide gap in the amounts of all kinds of money allowances between chief officers, staff officers and generals.

  2. New Year's Eve injuries caused by celebratory gunfire--Puerto Rico, 2003.

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    Bullets fired into the air during celebrations fall with sufficient force to cause injury and death. However, few data exist regarding the epidemiology of injuries related to celebratory gunfire. In Puerto Rico, where such celebratory actions are common, news media reports have indicated that approximately two persons die and an estimated 25 more are injured each year from celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve. The Puerto Rico Department of Health (PRDOH) invited CDC and local law enforcement agencies to assist in the investigation of injuries resulting from celebratory gunfire that occurred during December 31, 2003-January 1, 2004. This report summarizes the findings of that investigation, which determined that 1) bullets from probable celebratory gunfire caused 19 injuries, including one death and 2) such injuries affected a higher percentage of women and children aged <15 years than injuries from noncelebratory gunfire, with the majority occurring in certain public housing areas in densely populated, metropolitan San Juan. Education and enforcement of existing laws are needed to prevent these injuries.

  3. Combination therapy Eve and Pac to induce apoptosis in cervical cancer cells by targeting PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathways.

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    Dong, Pingping; Hao, Fengmei; Dai, Shufeng; Tian, Lin

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    This study aimed to investigate the anti-cervical cancer effects of everolimus (Eve) and paclitaxel (Pac) when used alone or in combination. Human cervical cancer cells HeLa and SiHa were divided into four group: Blank control group (control), everolimus group (Eve), paclitaxel group (Pac) and combined therapy group (Eve + Pac). The cell viability was detected by CCK-8 assay and the cell cloning ability was detected by clonegenic assay. Flow cytometry was used to detect cell apoptosis. Meanwhile, the expression of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K), protein kinase B (AKT), mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) and their phosphorylated proteins were studied by western blot. The HeLa and SiHa cells proliferation and cloning ability were significantly inhibited in drug treatment groups compared with control group (p Pac combinatorial therapy showed the better results than single treatment with Eve or Pac. Combination of Eve and Pac has synergistic effect on the induction of apoptosis in cervical cancer cells. In addition, the protein ratios in HeLa and SiHa cell treated with the Eve + Pac combination were significantly lower than that of cervical cancer cells treated with either Eve or Pac cell alone. Our study suggested that Eve + Pac provide a novel therapeutic strategy for cervical cancer.

  4. THE FOREIGN POLICY OF THE BOLSHEVIKS ON THE EVE OF THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE OF 1919

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    Elena Nikolaevna Emelyanova

    2017-11-01

    Full Text Available Purpose. The article examines the foreign policy activities of the Bolshevik leadership on the eve of the opening of the Paris Peace Conference. The strategy and tactics of the RCP (B in the autumn-winter of 1918–1919 are analyzed, as well as the attempt to establish relations with the great powers hostile to the RSFSR, the striving of Soviet Russia to take its place in the new Versailles system. The ways to achieve this goal are exploring. The methodological basis of the article are the principles of objectivity, historicism, a critical approach to the sources used and a comprehensive analysis of the problem posed. Results: it is argued that the international situation, the growth of the revolutionary movement in Europe in 1918–1919, the unification of all left-wing forces around the Soviet state forced the leaders of Britain and the US to send their representative for talks with the Bolsheviks. On the other hand, the Bolshevik leadership sought to reach agreement with the world powers on recognizing the Soviet government, even by temporarily abandoning international goals, the implementation of these tasks was delegated to the Communist International created in March 1919. The preservation of the Soviet state was put by the Bolsheviks above the idea of a “world revolution”. Scope of application of the results. The results of the work can be used for further research in the field of history and political science, as well as in the teaching of these disciplines in the university.

  5. A Partnership between English Language Learners and a Team of Rocket Scientists: EPO for the NASA SDO Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE)

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    Buhr, S. M.; McCaffrey, M. S.; Eparvier, F.; Murillo, M.

    2008-05-01

    Recent immigrant high school students were successfully engaged in learning about Sun-Earth connections through a partnership with the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) project. The students were enrolled in a pilot course as part of the Math, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program. The English Language Learner (ELL) students doubled their achievement on a pre- and post- assessment on the content of the course. Students learned scientific content and vocabulary in English with support in Spanish, attended field trips, hosted scientist speakers, built antenna and deployed space weather monitors as part of the Stanford SOLAR project, and gave final presentations in English, showcasing their new computer skills. Teachers who taught the students in other courses noted gains in the students' willingness to use English in class and noted gains in math skills. The course has been broken into modules for use in shorter after-school environments, or for use by EVE scientists who are outside of the Boulder area. Video footage of "The Making of a Satellite", and "All About EVE" is completed for use in the kits. Other EVE EPO includes upcoming professional development for teachers and content workshops for journalists.

  6. A Partnership between English Language Learners and a Team of Rocket Scientists: EPO for the NASA SDO Extreme-Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE)

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    Buhr, S. M.; Eparvier, F.; McCaffrey, M.; Murillo, M.

    2007-12-01

    Recent immigrant high school students were successfully engaged in learning about Sun-Earth connections through a partnership with the NASA SDO Extreme-Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) project. The students were enrolled in a pilot course as part of the Math, Engineering and Science Achievement MESA) program. For many of the students, this was the only science option available to them due to language limitations. The English Language Learner (ELL) students doubled their achievement on a pre- and post-assessment on the content of the course. Students learned scientific content and vocabulary in English with support in Spanish, attended field trips, hosted scientist speakers, built and deployed space weather monitors as part of the Stanford SOLAR project, and gave final presentations in English, showcasing their new computer skills. Teachers who taught the students in other courses noted gains in the students' willingness to use English in class and noted gains in math skills. The MESA-EVE course won recognition as a Colorado MESA Program of Excellence and is being offered again in 2007-08. The course has been broken into modules for use in shorter after-school environments, or for use by EVE scientists who are outside of the Boulder area. Other EVE EPO includes professional development for teachers and content workshops for journalists.

  7. Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) on the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO): Overview of Science Objectives, Instrument Design, Data Products, and Model Developments

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    Woods, T. N.; Eparvier, F. G.; Hock, R.; Jones, A. R.; Woodraska, D.; Judge, D.; Didkovsky, L.; Lean, J.; Mariska, J.; Warren, H.; hide

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    The highly variable solar extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation is the major energy input to the Earth's upper atmosphere, strongly impacting the geospace environment, affecting satellite operations, communications, and navigation. The Extreme ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) onboard the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) will measure the solar EUV irradiance from 0.1 to 105 nm with unprecedented spectral resolution (0.1 nm), temporal cadence (ten seconds), and accuracy (20%). EVE includes several irradiance instruments: The Multiple EUV Grating Spectrographs (MEGS)-A is a grazingincidence spectrograph that measures the solar EUV irradiance in the 5 to 37 nm range with 0.1-nm resolution, and the MEGS-B is a normal-incidence, dual-pass spectrograph that measures the solar EUV irradiance in the 35 to 105 nm range with 0.1-nm resolution. To provide MEGS in-flight calibration, the EUV SpectroPhotometer (ESP) measures the solar EUV irradiance in broadbands between 0.1 and 39 nm, and a MEGS-Photometer measures the Sun s bright hydrogen emission at 121.6 nm. The EVE data products include a near real-time space-weather product (Level 0C), which provides the solar EUV irradiance in specific bands and also spectra in 0.1-nm intervals with a cadence of one minute and with a time delay of less than 15 minutes. The EVE higher-level products are Level 2 with the solar EUV irradiance at higher time cadence (0.25 seconds for photometers and ten seconds for spectrographs) and Level 3 with averages of the solar irradiance over a day and over each one-hour period. The EVE team also plans to advance existing models of solar EUV irradiance and to operationally use the EVE measurements in models of Earth s ionosphere and thermosphere. Improved understanding of the evolution of solar flares and extending the various models to incorporate solar flare events are high priorities for the EVE team.

  8. Moralized Hygiene and Nationalized Body: Anti-Cigarette Campaigns in China on the Eve of the 1911 Revolution

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    Wennan Liu

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Western knowledge about the injurious effects of cigarette smoking on smokers’ health appeared in the late nineteenth century and was shaped by both the Christian temperance movement and scientific developments in chemistry and physiology. Along with the increasing import of cigarettes into China, this new knowledge entered China through translations published at the turn of the twentieth century. It was reinterpreted and modified to dissuade the Chinese people from smoking cigarettes in two anti-cigarette campaigns: one launched by a former American missionary, Edward Thwing, in Tianjin, and a second by progressive social elites in Shanghai on the eve of the 1911 Revolution. By examining the rhetoric and practice of the campaigns, I argue that the discourse of hygiene they deployed moralized the individual habit of cigarette smoking as undermining national strength and endangering the future of the Chinese nation, thus helping to construct the idea of a nationalized body at this highly politically charged moment.

  9. On the eve of Copenhagen: Obama and the environment; A la veille de Copenhague: Obama et l'environnement

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    Pereon, Y.M.

    2009-07-01

    The author proposes a rather detailed overview of the United States posture with respect to climate change challenges on the eve of the Copenhagen conference. First, he shows how the public opinion in the United States is ambivalent and changing. Then, he outlines that the arrival of President Obama resulted in an important change for the United States environmental policy: a new team was set up and the environment protection became a priority. The author then reports the Congressional process for this policy, first through the House of Representatives, and then the Senate. He highlights the differences between agendas of firms and of environment protection organisations, and between that of the Copenhagen conference and that of the US government

  10. Evaluation of the effects of transmission impairments on perceived video quality by exploiting ReTRiEVED dataset

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    Paudyal, Pradip; Battisti, Federica; Carli, Marco

    2017-03-01

    The robust design and adaptation of multimedia networks relies on the study of the influence of potential network impairments on the perceived quality. Video quality may be affected by network impairments, such as delay, jitter, packet loss, and bandwidth, and the perceptual impact of these impairments may vary according to the video content. The effects of packet loss and encoding artifacts on the perceived quality have been widely addressed in the literature. However, the relationship between video content and network impairments on the perceived video quality has not been deeply investigated. A detailed analysis of ReTRiEVED test video dataset, designed by considering a set of potential network impairments, is presented, and the effects of transmission impairments on perceived quality are analyzed. Furthermore, the impact on the perceived quality of the video content in the presence of transmission impairments is studied by using video content descriptors. Finally, the performances of well-known quality metrics are tested on the proposed dataset.

  11. Ambrosio Alberto Fabio, Feuillebois Eve, Zarcone Thierry, Les derviches tourneurs. Doctrine, histoire et pratiques, Cerf, 2006, 210 p.

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    Catherine Mayeur-Jaouen

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available Ce petit livre exemplaire est mieux qu’un vade mecum du néophyte dans le labyrinthe d’une pensée mystique majeure, dans l’histoire d’une confrérie aussi réputée que finalement mal connue, enfin dans l’interprétation de la danse célèbre des derviches tourneurs. Trois auteurs ont ici conjugué des spécialités et talents variés pour réussir la première synthèse en français sur Rûmî, la Mevleviyye et le samâ‘ (concert mystique et danse. C’est Eve Feuillebois, spécialiste de littérature persane, ...

  12. The Stuff of Christmas Homemaking: Transforming the House and Church on Christmas Eve in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

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    Vesna Vučinić-Nešković

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available The domestic burning of Yule logs on Christmas Eve is an archaic tradition characteristic of the Christian population in the central Balkans. In the fifty years following World War Two, the socialist state suppressed these and other popular religious practices. However, ethnographic research in Serbia and Montenegro in the late 1980s showed that many village households, nevertheless, preserved their traditional Christmas rituals at home, in contrast to the larger towns, in which they were practically eradicated. Even in the micro-regions, such as the Bay of Kotor, there were observable differences between more secluded rural communities, in which the open hearth is still the ritual center of the house (on which the Yule logs are burned as many as seven times during the Christmas season, and the towns in which only a few households continued with the rite (burning small logs in the wood-stove. In the early 1990s, however, a revival of domestic religious celebrations as well as their extension into the public realm has occurred. This study shows how on Christmas Eve, houses and churchyards (as well as townsquares are being transformed into sacred places. By analyzing the temporal and spatial aspects of this ritual event, the roles that the key actors play, the actions they undertake and artifacts they use, I attempt to demonstrate how the space of everyday life is transformed into a sacred home. In the end, the meanings and functions of homemaking are discussed in a way that confronts the classic distinction between private and public ritual environs.

  13. Sounding Rocket Observations of Active Region Soft X-Ray Spectra Between 0.5 and 2.5 nm Using a Modified SDO/EVE Instrument

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    Wieman, Seth; Didkovsky, Leonid; Woods, Thomas; Jones, Andrew; Moore, Christopher

    2016-12-01

    Spectrally resolved measurements of individual solar active regions (ARs) in the soft X-ray (SXR) range are important for studying dynamic processes in the solar corona and their associated effects on the Earth's upper atmosphere. They are also a means of evaluating atomic data and elemental abundances used in physics-based solar spectral models. However, very few such measurements are available. We present spectral measurements of two individual ARs in the 0.5 to 2.5 nm range obtained on the NASA 36.290 sounding rocket flight of 21 October 2013 (at about 18:30 UT) using the Solar Aspect Monitor (SAM), a channel of the Extreme Ultaviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) payload designed for underflight calibrations of the orbital EVE on the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The EVE rocket instrument is a duplicate of the EVE on SDO, except the SAM channel on the rocket version was modified in 2012 to include a freestanding transmission grating to provide spectrally resolved images of the solar disk with the best signal to noise ratio for the brightest features, such as ARs. Calibrations of the EVE sounding rocket instrument at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility (NIST/SURF) have provided a measurement of the SAM absolute spectral response function and a mapping of wavelength separation in the grating diffraction pattern. We discuss techniques (incorporating the NIST/SURF data) for determining SXR spectra from the dispersed AR images as well as the resulting spectra for NOAA ARs 11877 and 11875 observed on the 2013 rocket flight. In comparisons with physics-based spectral models using the CHIANTI v8 atomic database we find that both AR spectra are in good agreement with isothermal spectra (4 MK), as well as spectra based on an AR differential emission measure (DEM) included with the CHIANTI distribution, with the exception of the relative intensities of strong Fe xvii lines associated with 2p6-2p53{s} and 2p6-2p

  14. “Manufactured By The Sun”: Eve Langley’s The Pea-Pickers on The Move

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    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2016v69n2p85 Eve Langley’s The Pea-Pickers is often seem as a quaint artifact of a now-vanished Australia. This paper seeks to rescue the contemporary relevance of this novel of two young women who go into the rural areas of Gippsland to pick peas, showing its pioneering attention to transgender concerns, the polyphonic panoply of its style and soundscape,. and its portrayal of a settler culture not anchored in a perilous identity but dynamically on the move. As so often in settler colony literature, though, rigidities on the issue of race—particularly the portrayal of the Muslim migrant Akbarah Khan—mar the canvas, and make Langley’s novel as emblematic of the constitutive problems of Australian literary history as of its artistic achievements. Just as Langley’s gender variance and personal nonconformity made her an outlier in the Austrlaia and New Zealand she lived in, so is her contribution to Australian literature an unfinished project.

  15. Children’s Day-Care Centre (EVE) and School kicked off the school year 2016-2017

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    It has been 54 years already, ever since the Nursery school was founded in March 1961, that the Staff Association together with the teachers, the managerial and the administrative staff, welcomes your children at the start of the school year. On Tuesday, 30 August 2016, the Children’s Day-Care Centre (EVE) and School opened its doors again for children between four months and six years old. The start of the school year was carried out gradually and in small groups to allow quality interaction between children, professionals and parents. This year, our structure will accommodate about 130 children divided between the nursery, the kindergarten and the school. Throughout the school year, the children will work on the theme of colours, which will be the common thread linking all our activities. Our team is comprised of 38 people: the headmistress, the deputy headmistress, 2 secretaries, 13 educators, 4 teachers, 11 teaching assistants, 2 nursery assistants and 4 canteen workers. The team is delighted...

  16. Disainikaart : Island / Eve Arpo

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    Arpo, Eve

    2009-01-01

    Islandi disaineritest, disainifirmadest, arhitektidest. Katrin Olina, Margrét Hardardóttir ja Steve Christer (Studio Granda), Guđjón Samúelsson (1887-1950), Ingibjörg Hanna Bjarnadottir, Hrafnkell Birgisson, Studio Bility jt.

  17. ISH...? ISH! / Eve Osa

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    Osa, Eve

    1999-01-01

    23.-27. märtsini 1999. a. Frankfurdis Maini ääres toimunud 20. ehitustehnoloogia messist ISH, seal eksponeeritud vannitoa ja tualettruumi sisustusest. Osa võttis 2243 firmat 42 riigist. 22 illustratsiooni

  18. Disainikaart : Portugal / Eve Arpo

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    2009-01-01

    Portugali arhitektidest, disaineritest, disainifirmadest. Arhitektide Eduardo Souto de Moura (sünd. 1952) ja Alvaro Joaquim de Meio Siza Vieira (sünd. 1933) looming. Firmadest Corque, Mytto, Pedroso & Os-rio, TemaHome, Mood, Munna, Mambo, Delightfulli

  19. Disainikaart : Itaalia / Eve Arpo

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    2009-01-01

    Itaalia disaineritest, disainifirmadest, arhitektidest. Renzo Piano (1937), Aldo Rossi (1931-1997), Alessandro Mendini (1931), Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), Federico Fellini (1920-1993), Gaetano Pesce, Ferrari, Alessi, Dolce & Gabbana, Artemide

  20. Disainikaart : Hispaania / Eve Arpo

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    Arpo, Eve

    2009-01-01

    Hispaania tuntumad arhitektid, disainerid, kunstnikud. Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926), Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Félix Candela (1910-1997), Marti Guixe, Santiago Calatrava, Herme Ciscar, Monica Garcia, Roger Arquer, Patricia Urquiola, Jaime Hayón

  1. Posvjashenije Eve / Mark Levin

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    Levin, Mark

    2000-01-01

    Kahest lavastusest : Vene Draamateatri monoetendusest Dario Fo/F.Rame "Ootan sind, kallim" Ljubov Agapovaga, lavastaja Irina Tomingas ja Moskva Vahtangovi nim. Teatri etendusest E. Schmitti "Pühendus Eevale", lavastaja Sergei Jashin

  2. Chicago arhitektuuribiennaal / Eve Komp

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    Komp, Eve, 1982-

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    Chicagos esimest korda korraldatud arhitektuuribiennaali nimi oli "The State of the Art of Architecture", mis toimus 03. oktoober 2015.a. - 03. jaanuar 2016.a. Biennaali eesmärk oli pakkuda rahvusvahelist arhitektuurisündmust kohalikule arhitektuurikogukonnale.

  3. Trepp = Stair / Eve Arpo

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    Arpo, Eve

    2006-01-01

    Rakvere Vallimäe trepist. Laste vestlus trepil. Projekt: Kavakava. Autorid: Heidi Urb, Siiri Vallner. Trepi valem: Taavi Vallner. Insener: Marika Stokkeby. Projekt 2004, valmis 2005. Ill.: joonis, 7 värv. fotot

  4. How are women living with HIV in France coping with their perceived side effects of antiretroviral therapy? Results from the EVE study.

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    Full Text Available Side effects of antiretroviral therapy (ART can have a negative impact on health-related quality of life threatening long-term retention in HIV care and adherence to ART. The aim of the French community-based survey EVE was to document personal experiences with side effects, the related physician-patient communication, and solutions found to deal with them.Cross-sectional study of women between September 2013 to September 2014.An anonymous online questionnaire included the HIV Symptom Distress Module, which explores 20 symptoms.In all, 301 women on ART participated in the study (median age: 49 years; median duration of ART: 14 years. They reported having experienced a median of 12 symptoms (Q1-Q3: 9-15 during the previous 12 months. Overall, 56% of them reported having found at least a partial solution to dealing with their symptoms. Women reporting financial difficulties were twice less likely to have found solutions to coping with their side effects (AOR: 0.5; 95% CI: 0.3-0.8. Feeling supported by the health-care provider (AOR: 2.1; 95% CI: 1.1-3.9 and being in contact with HIV/AIDS organisations (AOR: 1.9; 95% CI: 1.2-3.2 were positively associated with coping. Seventeen percent reported having modified their ART regimen to improve tolerance, with only 2 in 3 informing their physician afterwards. Reporting financial difficulties and living with more bothersome symptoms increased the risk of ART regimen modification without health-care provider consultation.The EVE study has called attention to the large number of side effects experienced by WLWHIV, only half of whom have found self-care strategies to manage their symptoms. Modification of ART regimen by the women themselves was not uncommon.

  5. "Baltica und Seltene Drucke" in der Akademischen Bibliothek der Universität Tallinn / Helje Kannik

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    Kannik, Helje-Laine

    2010-01-01

    Tallinna Ülikooli Akadeemilise Raamatukogu Baltika ja haruldaste raamatute osakonna kogust, eesti retrospektiivse rahvusbibliograafia koostamisest, eesti vanaraamatu kohta ilmunud bibliograafiatest ja kajastumisest andmebaasides

  6. Contextual factors and motivators of the accounting developments in Estonian local goverments / Toomas Haldma, Helje Jõgi

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    Haldma, Toomas, 1957-

    2006-01-01

    Siirdeperioodil on Eesti kohalike omavalitsuste (KOV) süsteem läbi teinud nii finants- kui administratiivreformi, mis mõjutavad majandusarvestuse kontseptuaalseid aspekte. Etapilise lähenemise teoreetilistest seisukohtadest lähtudes analüüsitakse KOV-de arevestussüsteemi arengut läbi Eesti majandusarvestuse kolme arenguetapi

  7. How calibration and reference spectra affect the accuracy of absolute soft X-ray solar irradiance measured by the SDO/EVE/ESP during high solar activity

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    Didkovsky, Leonid; Wieman, Seth; Woods, Thomas

    2016-10-01

    The Extreme ultraviolet Spectrophotometer (ESP), one of the channels of SDO's Extreme ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE), measures solar irradiance in several EUV and soft x-ray (SXR) bands isolated using thin-film filters and a transmission diffraction grating, and includes a quad-diode detector positioned at the grating zeroth-order to observe in a wavelength band from about 0.1 to 7.0 nm. The quad diode signal also includes some contribution from shorter wavelength in the grating's first-order and the ratio of zeroth-order to first-order signal depends on both source geometry, and spectral distribution. For example, radiometric calibration of the ESP zeroth-order at the NIST SURF BL-2 with a near-parallel beam provides a different zeroth-to-first-order ratio than modeled for solar observations. The relative influence of "uncalibrated" first-order irradiance during solar observations is a function of the solar spectral irradiance and the locations of large Active Regions or solar flares. We discuss how the "uncalibrated" first-order "solar" component and the use of variable solar reference spectra affect determination of absolute SXR irradiance which currently may be significantly overestimated during high solar activity.

  8. Põrand kannab sisustust / Eve Variksoo

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    Variksoo, Eve

    1998-01-01

    Vanadest ja uutest põrandakatetest, nagu laudpõrand, laudparkett, liistparkett, laminaatpõrand, linoleum, PVC põrandakatted, kivipõrand, korkkatted, vaipkatted, sisal, kookos, keraamilised plaadid. Põrandaküttega sobivatest ja sobimatutest materjalidest. Armsast puupõrandast.

  9. Sotsiaalkapitali roll majandusarengus / Eve Parts

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    Parts, Eve, 1970-

    2006-01-01

    Sotsiaalkapitali lülitamise võimalustest iseseisva lisamuutujana traditsioonilistesse kasvumudelitesse, võimalikest sisulistest mõjumehhanismidest, mõjust inimkapitalile ning institutsionaalse efektiivsuse ja sotsiaalse heaoluga seotud arengueesmärkide saavutamisele. Skeemid. Tabelid

  10. Kirikurenessanss kirikust eemalolijale / Eve Veigel

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    Veigel, Eve, 1961-

    2005-01-01

    Karuse Margareeta kirikust. Christian Ackermanni kantsel pärineb 1697. aastast, laelühter 16. sajandist. 18. sajandist pärinevat altarit ehib Albrecht Düreri maali koopia. Orel sai korda 1995. a. saksa orelimeistri Gerhard Schmiedi juhtimisel toimusid oreliparandamise meistrikursuste ajal. Kirik Eestis. 5 värv. ill

  11. Onu Bella kollektsiooniaed / Eve Veigel

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    Veigel, Eve, 1961-

    2005-01-01

    Laulja, Põlva raadiojaama Marta FM pühapäevaprogrammi "Vox Humana" juhi Onu Bella (Igor Maasik) koduaiast Tartus. Onu Bella on kasvatanud roose, okaspuuvorme, praegu tegeleb mini-dendropargi rajamisega. 12 ill

  12. At the Eve of Convergence?

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    Henriksen, Lars Skov; Zimmer, Annette; Smith, Steven Rathgeb

    . Specifically, we will investigate whether and to what extent social services and health care in these three countries are affected by current changes. With a special focus on nonprofit organizations, we will particularly address the question whether a trend towards convergence of the very different welfare...

  13. Lõhe Res Publicas / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2005-01-01

    Tallinna linnapea Tõnis Palts on vastu Tallinna volikogu Res Publica fraktsiooni esimehe Toomas Tautsi abikaasa Kristina Tautsi tööleasumisele Lääne-Tallinna keskhaigla haldusjuhina. T. Paltsi kirjast Res Publica Tallinna piirkonna juhatusele. Lisa: Kuidas lahvatas pealinna võimutüli. Kommenteerivad: Maret Maripuu, Tõnis Palts, Vladimir Maslov

  14. Pedagoogiline praktika õpetajakoolituses / Eve Eisenschmidt

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    Eisenschmidt, Eve, 1963-

    2003-01-01

    Lahendused pedagoogilise praktika tõhustamiseks. Pedagoogilise praktika osatähtsuse hindamiseks üliõpilaste professionaalse enesekontseptsiooni kujunemisel ja juhendaja rolli väljaselgitamisel küsitleti Haapsalu Kolledži III kursuse klassiõpetaja eriala üliõpilasi, kes viibisid I kooliastme viienädalasel praktikal 2002.a. veebruaris-märtsis

  15. Aed nagu aare / Eve Veigel

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    Veigel, Eve, 1961-

    2013-01-01

    Monika Kannelmäe pälvis võistluse "Kodu kauniks 2012" finalistidiplomi oma isa Aksel Kurdi ning aiakujundaja Irma Tungla rajatud aed-dendropargi säilitamise eest Harjumaal Raasiku vallas Rätla külas

  16. Eesti patrioot, kes nägi oma silmaga Dresdeni tulepommitamist ja Nürnbergi protsessi / Chistopher Bollyn, Helje Kaskel

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    Bollyn, Chistopher

    2006-01-01

    August Kuklane, Võrumaal sündinud eestlane, kelle elusaatusest on kirjutanud ajakirjanikud ajakirjas The Barnes Review. Läbi August Kuklase silmade ja tema poolt läbielatu kaudu saame osa Teise maailmasõja lahingutest, tema teenistusest SS väeüksustes, s.h. Nürnbergi vahipataljonis, elust pagulasena Ameerika Ühendriikides

  17. Prediction of Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE)/ Extreme Ultraviolet Spectro-Photometer (ESP) Irradiance from Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)/ Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) Images Using Fuzzy Image Processing and Machine Learning

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    Colak, T.; Qahwaji, R.

    2013-03-01

    The cadence and resolution of solar images have been increasing dramatically with the launch of new spacecraft such as STEREO and SDO. This increase in data volume provides new opportunities for solar researchers, but the efficient processing and analysis of these data create new challenges. We introduce a fuzzy-based solar feature-detection system in this article. The proposed system processes SDO/AIA images using fuzzy rules to detect coronal holes and active regions. This system is fast and it can handle different size images. It is tested on six months of solar data (1 October 2010 to 31 March 2011) to generate filling factors (ratio of area of solar feature to area of rest of the solar disc) for active regions and coronal holes. These filling factors are then compared to SDO/EVE/ESP irradiance measurements. The correlation between active-region filling factors and irradiance measurements is found to be very high, which has encouraged us to design a time-series prediction system using Radial Basis Function Networks to predict ESP irradiance measurements from our generated filling factors.

  18. Dolgu Duvarların Betonarme Çerçeve Davranışına Etkisinin Basitleştirilmiş Bir Yöntemle Dikkate Alınması

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    Hasan Aksoy

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Betonarme bir bina tasarlanırken ya da performans değerlendirmesi yapılırken, dolgu duvarların etkisi, çoğunlukla uygulamada hesaba katılmamaktadır. Bu etkiyi dikkate alabilmek için, bir takım hesaplamaların ve kabullerin yapılması gerekmektedir. Bu çalışmada, dolgu duvarların betonarme çerçeve davranışı üzerindeki etkisinin bir katsayı ile dikkate alınması için önerilen basitleştirilmiş bir yöntem ve yöntemin uygulanma kriterleri irdelenmiştir. Kentsel Dönüşüm Yasası kapsamında uygulanan Riskli Yapıların Tespit Edilmesine İlişkin Esaslar (RYTEİE kısmında bu etkinin göz önüne alınması için verilen benzer bir önerinin uygun olup olmadığı araştırılmıştır. Kolon kesme kuvveti, göreli kat ötelemesi ve mod şekilleri ve periyotları yapılan değerlendirmelerde, temel kriterler olarak ele alınmıştır. 4 katlı bir binanın analitik modeli oluşturularak dolgu duvarın betonarme çerçeve üzerindeki etkisi incelenmiştir. Bu çalışma sonucunda RYTEİE’de tanımlanan dolgu duvar etkisini bir katsayı ile hesaba katan önerinin, incelenen bir çok durumda güvenli tarafta kaldığı belirlenmiştir. Ancak, dolgu duvarın planda simetrik olmayan yerleşimi nedeni ile yapıda burulmaya neden olması durumunda bazı kolonlarda daha büyük kesme kuvveti talepleri oluşturduğu görülmüştür. Buna göre, RYTEİE’de tanımlanan önerinin uygulanabileceği binaların sınırlandırıldığı kriterlere ilave olarak dolgu duvarların burulmaya neden olması durumunda kullanılmaması gerekliliğinin vurgulanması önerilmektedir.

  19. Eesti panusest projektis "Education 2030" / Eve Kikas

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    Kikas, Eve, 1955-

    2016-01-01

    OECD projektist "Education 2030", mille eesmärgiks on võtmekompetentside täpsustamine. Käsitlus hõlmab lisaks kognitiivsetele ka sotsiaalseid ja emotsionaalseid aspekte. Eesti võimalustest projekti panustada, projekti "Education 2030" tegevustest ja suundumustest

  20. Sotsiaalkapitali elemendid ja allikad / Eve Parts

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    Parts, Eve, 1970-

    2006-01-01

    Sotsiaalkapitali üksikute komponentide olemusest, alamliikidest, tekkemehhanismidest ja seostest, võimalustest sotsiaalkapitali sihipäraseks loomiseks majanduspoliitiliste meetmetega. Tabelid. Skeemid

  1. Multimeediaetendus : Opera Gets Plugged / Eve Arpo

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    Arpo, Eve

    2008-01-01

    Eesti Muusika- ja Teatriakadeemia lühiooperite õhtul "Opera Gets Plugged" etendunud lavastustest - Monika Mattieseni "DMeeter" ja Age Hirve "Tuleloitsija": Mõlema lavastaja ja projektijuht Liis Kolle

  2. Ryutaro - meie klassi jaapanlane / Eve Kukemelk

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    Kukemelk, Eve

    2011-01-01

    Tartu Miina Härma gümnaasiumis õppivast jaapani poisist Ryutaro Furukawa'st, kes tuli Eestisse koos oma eestlasest ema ja noorema vennaga pärast Fukushima tuumaelektrijaama katastroofi, maavärina ja tsunami üleelamist

  3. Aed: ajastatud = Garden: timed / Eve Komp

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    Komp, Eve, 1982-

    2013-01-01

    EKA arhitektuuri ja linnaplaneerimise osakonna III kursuse 2009-2012 aastail erialase projekteerimise raames loodud lahenduses on iga avalik ruum ümber raekoja hoone kujundatud erinevalt, vastavalt päeva rütmile

  4. Tartu Jaani kiriku skulptuuride konserveerimisest / Eve Alttoa

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    Alttoa, Eve

    2006-01-01

    Terrakotaskulptuuridest, nende seisundist, terrakotaskulptuuride konserveerimise metoodika väljatöötamisest, Saksamaa abist, fassaadi- ja interjööriskulptuuridest. Fasaadiskulptuuride koopiad on valmistanud skulptuurirestauraatorid Isabel Aaso ja Alesh Zahradnik. Fassaadil on ka August Volzi aastail 1899-1904 tehtud koopiad. Bibliograafia lk. 16

  5. Kuningapaar lasi hernesupil hea maitsta / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2008-01-01

    Eestisse saabusid riigivisiidile Belgia kuningas Albert II ja kuninganna Paola. Vastuvõtutseremooniast Kadriorus presidendilossi ees, kus külalisi tervitasid president Toomas Hendrik Ilves ja proua Evelin Ilves. Pidulikust õhtusöögist Mustpeade majas

  6. Koit rikkus hea ajakirjandustava / Eve Rohtla

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    Rohtla, Eve, 1961-

    2007-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Kesknädal, 11. apr. 2007, lk. 5. Pressinõukogu arutas Heimar Lengi kaebust ajalehes Koit 8.02. 2007 avaldatud valimisreklaami peale ning otsustas, et ajaleht rikkus head ajakirjandustava. Heimar Lenk polnud rahul, et tema tekst ei sisaldanud märget "Tasutud tekst", kuigi ta oli selle avaldamise eest ajalehele maksnud. Samuti polnud ta rahul, et tema reklaamteksti kohal oli teda halvustav lugejakiri

  7. Witches howl on New Year's Eve

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    Grünbaum, Liselotte

    1997-01-01

    This paper is about the therapeutic process and technique in psychotehrapy with deprived children. The need to monitor as a coherent whole both the broader environmental setting and the movements of the transference is illustrated by clinical material. It is concluded that a) the child's attack o...

  8. “Never break them in two. Never put one over the other. Eve is Mary’s mother. Mary is the daughter of Eve”: Toni Morrison’s Womanist Gospel of Self

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    Claude LE FUSTEC

    2011-03-01

    characterized as outcasts. From Pecola, the alienated victim of the WASP definition of beauty to Consolata, the “revised Reverend Mother,” Morrison’s fiction appears to weave its way through the moral complexities of African American female resistance to white male rule—theologically based on the canonical reading of the Fall as supreme calamity caused by Eve, the arch-temptress and sinner—to hand authority back to the pariah and wrongdoer: the black woman. However, far from boiling down to this deconstructive strategy, Morrison’s fiction seems to oppose religious doctrine only so as to sound the ontological depth of Christianity: while challenging the theological basis of sexist and racist assumptions, Morrison poses as an authoritative spiritual force able to craft her own Gospel of Self, based on cathartic moments of revelation where mostly female characters experience a mystic sense of connectedness to self and other, time and place. An African American female variation on the New Testament’s “Kingdom within,” Morrison’s novels echo black abolitionist Sojourner Truth’s famous speech “Ain’t I a Woman?” and its call for theological revision and gender emancipation.

  9. Dose intensity and efficacy of the combination of everolimus and exemestane (EVE/EXE) in a real-world population of hormone receptor-positive (ER+/PgR+), HER2-negative advanced breast cancer (ABC) patients: a multicenter Italian experience.

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    Ciccarese, Mariangela; Fabi, Alessandra; Moscetti, Luca; Cazzaniga, Maria Elena; Petrucelli, Luciana; Forcignanò, Rosachiara; Lupo, Laura Isabella; De Matteis, Elisabetta; Chiuri, Vincenzo Emanuele; Cairo, Giuseppe; Febbraro, Antonio; Giordano, Guido; Giampaglia, Marianna; Bilancia, Domenico; La Verde, Nicla; Maiello, Evaristo; Morritti, Maria; Giotta, Francesco; Lorusso, Vito; Latorre, Agnese; Scavelli, Claudio; Romito, Sante; Cusmai, Antonio; Palmiotti, Gennaro; Surico, Giammarco

    2017-06-01

    This retrospective analysis focused on the effect of treatment with EVE/EXE in a real-world population outside of clinical trials. We examined the efficacy of this combination in terms of PFS and RR related to dose intensity (5 mg daily versus 10 mg daily) and tolerability. 163 HER2-negative ER+/PgR+ ABC patients, treated with EVE/EXE from May 2011 to March 2016, were included in the analysis. The primary endpoints were the correlation between the daily dose and RR and PFS, as well as an evaluation of the tolerability of the combination. Secondary endpoints were RR, PFS, and OS according to the line of treatment. Patients were classified into three different groups, each with a different dose intensity of everolimus (A, B, C). RR was 29.8% (A), 27.8% (B) (p = 0.953), and not evaluable (C). PFS was 9 months (95% CI 7-11) (A), 10 months (95% CI 9-11) (B), and 5 months (95% CI 2-8) (C), p = 0.956. OS was 38 months (95% CI 24-38) (A), median not reached (B), and 13 months (95% CI 10-25) (C), p = 0.002. Adverse events were stomatitis 57.7% (11.0% grade 3-4), asthenia 46.0% (6.1% grade 3-4), hypercholesterolemia 46.0% (0.6% grade 3-4), and hyperglycemia 35.6% (5.5% grade 3-4). The main reason for discontinuation/interruption was grade 2-3 stomatitis. No correlation was found between dose intensity (5 vs. 10 mg labeled dose) and efficacy in terms of RR and PFS. The tolerability of the higher dose was poor in our experience, although this had no impact on efficacy.

  10. Kurumsal Sürdürülebilirlik Performansının Ölçümü İçin Çok Kriterli Bir Çerçeve: Henkel Örneği

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    Ahmet Öztel

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Kurumsal sürdürülebilirlik performans ölçümü, kurumsal sürdürülebilirliğin çevresel, sosyal ve ekonomik yönlerini ele almayı amaçlamaktadır. Bu üç boyutun tek bir boyuta indirgenmesinde sorunlar ortaya çıkmaktadır. Çok kriterli karar verme yöntemleri, bu değişkenlerin birlikte değerlendirilmesi için kullanışlı bir çerçeve sunmaktadır. Bu çalışmada, çok kriterli karar verme yöntemlerinden uzlaşık programlama (compromise programing çerçevesi kullanılarak Henkel firmasının kurumsal sürdürülebilirlik performansının değerlendirilmesi amaçlanmaktadır. Uygulamalı olan bu çalışmada veriler Henkel firmasının yıllık raporlarından temin edilmiştir. Ele alınan şirketin kurumsal yönetim performansı çevresel ve sosyal boyutlarıyla yıllara göre karşılaştırılmış ve sonuçta uzlaşık programlama yönteminin bu tür çalışmalarda kullanılması önerilmiştir. Measurement of corporate sustainability performance is focused on environmental, social and economic aspects of corporate sustainability. Therefore, it can be argued that it is not easy to reduce all dimensions of corporate sustainability in a unit. Multi-criteria decision making (MCDM methods provide a useful framework for the evaluation of these variables together. Using “compromise programing (CP”, one of the MCDM methods, this study aimed to assess the corporate sustainability performance. Data were acquired from Henkel Company’s annual reports. Environmental and social aspects of Henkel’s corporate sustainability are compared by years, and in conclusion, using CP model to evaluate corporate sustainability is proposed.

  11. Poster - Thurs Eve-19: IGRT QA for helical tomotherapy.

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    Parker, W; Evans, M; Ruo, R; Patrocinio, H

    2008-07-01

    Helical tomotherapy (HT) with daily imaging using mega-voltage computed tomography for 3D image guided radiotherapy (IGRT). We present two techniques developed in our department to verify the integrity of the HT IGRT process. A phantom was constructed of two equally sized (5×10×10cm3 ) polystyrene blocks stacked on top of each other, each piece having a hole capable of receiving a small volume ionization chamber. A piece of Radiochromic film fits neatly in between the blocks. The phantom was CT scanned and the CT slices were transferred to the HT treatment planning system (TPS). The first procedure is used daily to test the image registration aspects of the IGRT process, and involves setting the phantom on the tomotherapy treatment unit table in an arbitrary position, imaging it, and performing image registration to determine what displacements are necessary to return the phantom to the planned position. A variation of this test is to place the phantom at a position incurring known displacements and ensuring the registration recognizes the shifts. The second procedure verifies the entire IGRT procedure, and includes the first procedure and the delivery of a treatment plan. An inverse plan is created to deliver simultaneously 2 and 3 Gy to 2 pre-defined targets. The treatment plan can be setup as a QA plan in the TPS software, allowing for a detailed comparison of ion chamber measurements and film dosimetry to the planned dose distribution. We have found that these QA procedures adequately test the IGRT capabilities of our HT unit. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  12. Kõik failid on juba alla laetud! / Eve Arpo

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    Arpo, Eve

    2008-01-01

    Berliini iga-aastasest kunsti- ja digitaalkultuuri festivalist "Transmediale" alapealkirjaga "Conspire...", kus käsitleti privaatsuse kadumist, info vaba levikut, hirmu, kopeeritavust, unikaalsust. Võitis ameeriklaste Julia Meltzeri ja David Thorne video "Not a Matter of If but When". Raivo Kelomehe kommentaarid

  13. Eesti andmekaitse Euroopa Kohtu praktika peeglis / Liina Kanger, Eve Rohtmets

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    Kanger, Liina, 1983-

    2011-01-01

    Andmekaitsedirektiivi Eesti õiguskorda ülevõtmise õnnestumisest, Euroopa Kohtu praktikast - Lindqvist (06. 11. 2003. a. otsus kohtuasjas C-101/01) ja komisjon vs Saksamaa (09. 03. 2010. a. otsus kohtuasjas C-518/07)

  14. Häbi, professor, teil on Gefilus kapis / Eve Kruuse

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    Kruuse, Eve,d1959-

    2008-01-01

    Tartu Ülikooli professor Marika Mikelsaar võitis läinud kuul koos kolleegidega (Tiiu Kullisaar, Epp Songisepp, Hedi Annuk ja Mihkel Zilmer) Soulis ülemaailmse naisleiutajate konkursil ME-3 bakteri avastamise ja probiootikuks arendamise eest kuldmedali

  15. Rüütel, Halonen ja Brown? / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2006-01-01

    James Browni kontserdil 27. juulil Tallinna laulukaare all loodetakse kaasa tõmmata ka poliitikud. Ameerika soulmuusik James Brown esitas president Arnold Rüütlile kutse laulda koos temaga duetti. Lisa: Rüütlil siiani Annaniga laulmata

  16. Birds flee en mass from New Year's Eve fireworks

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    Shamoun-Baranes, J.; Dokter, A.M.; van Gasteren, H.; van Loon, E.E.; van Leijnse, H.; Bouten, W.

    2011-01-01

    Anthropogenic disturbances of wildlife, such as noise, human presence, hunting activity, and motor vehicles, are becoming an increasing concern in conservation biology. Fireworks are an important part of celebrations worldwide, and although humans often find fireworks spectacular, fireworks are

  17. Laval on noored mehed kangelased, elus veel mitte / Eve Tisler

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    Tisler, Eve

    2008-01-01

    18. märtsil mängib Endla teater Ugalas Mart Kivastiku näidendit "Kangelane", lavastaja Kalju Komissarov. Soomepoiste osatäitjad Priit Loog, Veljo Reinik, Sten Karpov, Märt Avandi ja Ago Anderson vastavad küsimusele, milline on nende seni suurim sooritatud kangelastegu

  18. Edison's Modern Legend in Villiers' L'Eve future

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    Ana Oancea

    2012-03-01

    International and Electrical Expositions of the 1870s and 1880s. Villiers’ depiction of the protagonist as astute showman does not, however, amount to a criticism of his technological abilities. Instead, the author’s emphasis on these characteristics goes to solidify his legend as a modern, unique tale of economic success through applied science.

  19. Tumedanahaline Eesti kodanik politsei silmis kahtlane element / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2005-01-01

    Politsei ei lubanud Briti peaministri visiidi ajal tumedanahalist pakistanlasest Eesti kodanikku Tahir Husseini Raekoja platsile. Vt. samas: Kadri Paas. Suurbritannia peaministrit sõidutas Tallinnas soomlane

  20. Sotsiaalne kapital ja majandusareng Euroopa Liidu kandidaatmaades / Eve Parts

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    Parts, Eve, 1970-

    2003-01-01

    Ülevaade sotsiaalse kapitali tasemest EL-i kandidaatmaades, kas ja kuidas mõjutab kandidaatriikide sotsiaalse kapitali taset liitumine EL-iga, kuidas oleks võimalik sotsiaalse kapitali akumulatsiooni kiirendada. Tabelid

  1. EILC - Erasmus Intensive Language Course / Eve Müür

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    Müür, Eve

    2009-01-01

    Erasmuse üliõpilastel, kes sõidavad õppima või praktikale riiki, mille keel on üks vähemkasutatud ja vähemõpetatud keeltest Euroopas, on võimalus osaleda kuni 6 nädalastel intensiivkeelekursustel. Eesti keele õppe korraldusest välisüliõpilastele EBS-is

  2. Mänguline muuseum Miia-Milla-Manda / Eve Arpo

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    Arpo, Eve

    2009-01-01

    Kadrioru Lastepargi peahoones avatud Tallinna Linnamuuseumi filiaalist Miia-Milla-Manda. Sisekujunduse autorid Eliina ja Maile Grünberg. Hoone ehitati 1936-1937 a. Alar Kotli ja Villem Seidra (Seideman) projekti järgi

  3. Dan Põldroos mängib Eesti superkangelast / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2001-01-01

    Eestlaste filmigrupp filmis Tuneesias esimest osa kodumaisest koomilisest märuliseriaalist "Kodumaa parim poeg ehk eriagent 1188" : stsenarist Toomas Kall : režissöör Peeter Simm : peaosades näitleja ja sarja produtsent Dan Põldroos ning teine režissöör Ervin Õunapuu

  4. Pointblank: Acts on the Eve of War, 1938-1939

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    2012-06-01

    but the concentration of the factories in this instance made this industry more vulnerable than the oil industry. Pure conjectures led to an...generated electric power, making them prime bombardment targets. The Bombardment course categorized dams as either massive, such as the Martin Dam, or...feasibility of a larger, faster, twin -engine attack-bomber.24 While bombardment reaped the benefits of the technological revolution, attack wallowed in a

  5. Eesti disain / Eve Arpo, Ruth-Helene Melioranski

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    Arpo, Eve

    2009-01-01

    Ülevaade Eesti kapitalil põhinevatest ettevõtetest, mis toodavad mööblit, valgusteid, tekstiilitooteid. Eesti Disainikeskuse tegevusest, disainerite ja ettevõtjate koostööst räägib Ruth-Helene Melioranski

  6. Riigikogulaste püha lehm / Eve Heinla

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    2006-01-01

    Mitmed Riigikogu liikmed kuuluvad äriühingute nõukogudesse. Reformierakonna liikme Meelis Atoneni sõnul on Riigikogu liikmed alati äriühingute nõukogudesse kuulunud, olenemata sellest, mis valitsus parasjagu võimul on. Lisad: Rahvaasemikud teenivad äriühingute nõukogudes kopsakat lisa; Aivar Rehe sai ligi miljoni; Parts lubas korra majja lüüa

  7. Negotiating Marriage on the Eve of Human Rights

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    attention to the possible impact of the introduction ofwomen 's rights on the legal framework in Malawi. Introduction ... the case of divorce. Based on research in Malawi in 2000-2001, the paper explores the ways Malawian women negotiate marriage. The focus will be on polygyny which many African women have ...

  8. Filmikool valis püha lehma / Eve Tisler

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    Tisler, Eve

    2007-01-01

    Balti Filmi- ja Meediakool kuulutas välja filmifestivali "Holy Cow" võitjad, esikoha vääriliseks tunnistati Liina Paakspuu film "Ettevõtja". Kokku laekus konkursile 40 mängu-, dokumentaal- ja eksperimentaalfilmi ning telesaadet

  9. On The Eve Of IYA2009 In Canada

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    Hesser, James E.; Breland, K.; Hay, K.; Lane, D.; Lacasse, R.; Lemay, D.; Langill, P.; Percy, J.; Welch, D.; Woodsworth, A.

    2009-01-01

    Local events organized by astronomy clubs, colleges and universities across Canada will softly launch IYA on Saturday, 10 January and begin building awareness of opportunities for every Canadian to experience a `Galileo Moment’ in 2009. The launch typifies our `grass roots’ philosophy based upon our strong partnership of amateurs and professionals which already represents an IYA legacy. In this poster we anticipate the activities of the first half of 2009 and exhibit the educational and public outreach materials and programs we have produced in both official languages, e.g., Astronomy Trading Cards, Mary Lou's New Telescope, Star Finder, etc. Some of these play central roles in our tracking of participation, including allowing people to register to have their name launched into space in 2010. Several contests for youth are underway, with the prize in one being an hour of Gemini telescope observing. In the first half of 2009 some 30,000 grade 6 students will experience `Music of the Spheres’ astronomical orchestral programming conducted by Galileo (a.k.a. Tania Miller, Victoria Symphony). Audiences in Canada and the US will experience Taflemusik's marvelous new soundscape of music and words exploring the deep connections between astronomy and Baroque-era music. An Astronomy Kit featuring Galileoscope for classroom and astronomy club EPO will be tested. Canada Post will issue two stamps during 100 Hours of Astronomy. A new production, Galileo Live!, by Canadian planetaria involving live actors will premier, as will the national Galileo Legacy Lectures in which top astronomers familiarize the public with forefront research being done in Canada. Image exhibits drawing upon material generated by Canadian astronomers and artists, as well as from the IAU Cornerstones, FETTU and TWAN, are opening in malls and airports early in 2009. We will present the latest information about these and other events.

  10. Eve Kivi saab Pirita kloostri abtissiks / Kadi Lehtmets

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    Lehtmets, Kadi

    2005-01-01

    20. augustil esietendub Pirita kloostris Birgitta festivalil H. Volmeri multimeediaetendus muusika ja filmiga "Tallinn pole enam kaugel ehk Kogu tõde Liivi sõjast", mis kujutab endast paroodiat filmile "Viimne reliikvia"

  11. Eve Mutso reklaamib Šoti balletti / Tiit Tuumalu

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    Tuumalu, Tiit, 1971-

    2005-01-01

    Endine Estonia baleriin E. Mutso, kes tantsib solistina Shoti Balletis, on nomineeritud rahvuslikule tantsuauhinnale National Dance Awards kui aasta parim naistantsija. Tema kohta avaldab arvamust ka Londoni tantsuajakirjanik S. Sweeney

  12. Political blackmail – the eve of the global catastrophe

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    Gennadii Vasil’evich Osipov

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available The article by the leading Russian sociologist and political scientist, who has been studying Russia-U.S. relations for decades, raises an acute issue concerning the necessity of immediate cessation of confrontation between the U.S. and Russia and transition to joint control over the processes going on in the world, and establishment of the multipolar model of the global community. The author provides numerous examples of interaction between the superpowers and the newly emerged countries, former Soviet republics; he shows that particular threat comes from the quasi-states of the former USSR, who seek to fuel the U.S.-Russian confrontation for their own selfish purposes. This policy was manifested especially clearly in the actions of the “Maidan” authorities in Ukraine, who launched the armed terror against its own people in the East of the country to accommodate the U.S. interests and the NATO alliance controlled by this country. The author believes that the response of Russia to such hostile actions of the USA and their Ukrainian proteges should be adequate; it should be composed and peacekeeping, but when the “red” line is crossed – hard and adamant. The author believes that, in connection with the existing situation, the issue of myth-making is coming to the fore. One should be more resolute in reviewing the myths that have nothing to do with the truth, in particular, those concerning the “unbreakable Slavic unity”. The historical memory of inter-ethnic relations between the Russians and their neighbors should be restored in full, without ignoring the facts that are “inconvenient” for the mythology. It is time for Russia to abandon (at least temporarily its missionary work and selflessness in its relations with Eastern European neighbors, and start building these relations solely on the basis of mutual benefit and respect of mutual obligations

  13. Tallinnas möllas 2208 tantsijat / Eveli Rebane

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    Rebane, Eveli

    2007-01-01

    Kalevi spordihallis 14.-15. aprillil toimunud rahvusvahelised tantsuvõistlused "Estonian Open Cup" ja "Baltic Cup". Võistlusi korraldab IDO (International Dance Organisation) Eesti haru. "Baltic Cupi" võitjaks tuli Kuressaare tantsutrupp Semiir

  14. Köök / Eve Arpo, Bibi Steinberg

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    Arpo, Eve

    2009-01-01

    Kaasaegsed köögid, köögitehnika. Nõuandeid köögi planeerimiseks. Peter Distoli disainitud suhkrust köök. Rahvusvahelisel disainivõistlusel Electro Design Lab 2008 eksponeeritud kodumasinad. Esikoha võitis Stefan Buchbergeri disainitud moodulitest koosnev külmik

  15. Urethra] Prolapse in a Eve-year-old Girl

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    involving Hispanics and white girls.” The reddish prolapsed urethral mucosal tissue that protrudes between the labia minora .... percent of the 42 patients in their reported series belonged to social classes III to V;3 it was however, not stated in the report what the social class distribution of the patients who attended their ...

  16. Eesti õpetajaharidus - kas edasiminek või paigalseis? / Eve Eisenschmidt

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    Eisenschmidt, Eve, 1963-

    2007-01-01

    Suurbritannia programmist "Teach First", mis pakub praktilisel tööl põhinevat õpetaja- ning liidrikoolitust. Eestis on käivitatud analoogiline programm "Noored kooli", milles osalevad Tallinna Ülikooli õppejõud

  17. The fall of the "new eve": a psychological Reading of women in love. The fall of the "new eve": a psychological Reading of women in love

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    Irene R. da Silva

    2008-01-01

    ...; or failing this, she can destroy. Lawrence As the novel opens, Gudrun, Ursula's younger sister, now twenty-five, has just returned home, and from her first words it is possible to detect that "the desire for destruction in the self...

  18. The fall of the "new eve": a psychological Reading of women in love. The fall of the "new eve": a psychological Reading of women in love.

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    Irene R. da Silva

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available Man must either lead or be destroyed. Woman cannot lead. She can only be at one with man in the creative union, whilst he leads; or failing this, she can destroy. Lawrence As the novel opens, Gudrun, Ursula's younger sister, now twenty-five, has just returned home, and from her first words it is possible to detect that "the desire for destruction in the self" has already taken precedence over "every other desire" in her, for she expresses her disillusionment in life: she feels that everything fails to blossom and that she herself is caught in the fading process. Yet, although the forces of disintegration, of 'Putting assu nder , " are very strong in her, she reveals that "the living desire for positive creation" still exists for her, that she is still linked to humanity, that the "highly complex unit"1 formed by the male and female elements in herself has not yet been totally destroyed Man must either lead or be destroyed. Woman cannot lead. She can only be at one with man in the creative union, whilst he leads; or failing this, she can destroy. Lawrence As the novel opens, Gudrun, Ursula's younger sister, now twenty-five, has just returned home, and from her first words it is possible to detect that "the desire for destruction in the self" has already taken precedence over "every other desire" in her, for she expresses her disillusionment in life: she feels that everything fails to blossom and that she herself is caught in the fading process. Yet, although the forces of disintegration, of 'Putting assu nder , " are very strong in her, she reveals that "the living desire for positive creation" still exists for her, that she is still linked to humanity, that the "highly complex unit"1 formed by the male and female elements in herself has not yet been totally destroyed

  19. From Etymology to Pragmatics: Metaphorical and Cultural Aspects of Semantic Structure by Eve Sweetser. From Etymology to Pragmatics: Metaphorical and Cultural Aspects of Semantic Structure by Eve Sweetser.

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    Robson de Souza Bittencourt

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available One might ask whether there is any other way to define cognitive semantics than by its opposition to truth-conditional semantics, or any variant of it for that matter. Indeed, objectivistic philosophy has provided the background to cognitive semantics, which in turn has raised serious questions about its reliability to deal with natural language. One might ask whether there is any other way to define cognitive semantics than by its opposition to truth-conditional semantics, or any variant of it for that matter. Indeed, objectivistic philosophy has provided the background to cognitive semantics, which in turn has raised serious questions about its reliability to deal with natural language.

  20. Virumaa kunstnike soe ja külm näitus / Eilve Manglus

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    Manglus, Eilve, 1977-

    2001-01-01

    Lääne-Virumaa kunstnike sügisnäitusest Rakvere Kesklinna Galeriis, kus näha Katri Kaldaru, Urmas Uustali, Kristi Leppiku, Jüri Jürna, Anne Kokkovi, Riho Hüti, Toomas Kaskmanni, Anne Pajula, Berta Mändla jt. tööd

  1. Bastion kak kemping

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    2005-01-01

    Skoone bastioni ja sellega külgneva staadioni arendamise ideekonkursist, premeeritud töödest. I preemia - Maarja Kask, Ralf Lõoke, Karli Luik (AB Salto), II - Timo Subbi, Mihkel Urmet, Taavi Kaldaru (AB Suburb), III - Ott Kadarik, Villem Tomiste, Mihkel Tüür, Paco-Ernest Ulman (AB Kosmos)

  2. Physical-Layer Security with Full-Duplex Transceivers and Multiuser Receiver at Eve

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    Mahmood, Nurul Huda; Shafique Ansari, Imran; Popovski, Petar

    2017-01-01

    Full-duplex communication enables simultaneous transmission from both ends of a communication link, thereby promising significant performance gains. Generally, it has been shown that the throughput and delay gains of full-duplex communication are somewhat limited in realistic network settings......, leading researchers to study other possible applications that can accord higher gains. The potential of full-duplex communication in improving the physical-layer security of a communication link is investigated in this contribution. We specifically present a thorough analysis of the achievable ergodic...

  3. All about Eve. Eva Hesse and the Post-Minimalist Romantic Irony

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    Szymański, Wojciech

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available The article employs the category of Romantic irony for an interpretation of Eva Hesse's work. It takes as its starting point one of Arthur Danto's texts, where the American philosopher makes a positive re-evaluation of the artist's work, and reads it as a largely humorous combination of two – seemingly incongruent – traditions of American art of the 20thcentury: Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism. Features that Danto finds humorous, the author of the present article considers exemplary of Romantic irony, an approach that he finds in Eva Hesse's oeuvre. In the second part of the article, two competing interpretations of Eva Hesse's work are presented: Robert Pincus-Witten's and Lucy R. Lippard's. However, with the use of the notion of Romantic irony their standpoints can be reconciled, with a simultaneous indication of a previously dismissed, yet crucial, ironic aspect of the work of the American artist.

  4. Mart Viisitamm kulutab maine upitamiseks 100 000 krooni kuus / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2008-01-01

    Pärnu linnavõim maksab iga kuu 58 000 krooni erafirmale Passion mainekujundusteenuse eest ning lisaks üle 50 000 krooni linna avalike suhete töötajate palgaks. Vt. samas: Reform: Viisitamm astugu tagasi!

  5. New Yorgi InSEA seminarid pakkusid palju / Eve Kärner

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    Kärner, Eve, 1949-

    2002-01-01

    2002. a. augustis toimus New Yorgis rahvusvahelise kunstiõpetajate ühingu InSEA (International Society for Education through Art) 31. ülemaailmne kongress. Näiteid kongressil toimunud seminaridest

  6. Poster — Thur Eve — 14: Improving Tissue Segmentation for Monte Carlo Dose Calculation using DECT

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    Di Salvio, A.; Bedwani, S.; Carrier, J-F. [Centre hospitalier de l' Université de Montréal (Canada); Bouchard, H. [National Physics Laboratory, Teddington (United Kingdom)

    2014-08-15

    Purpose: To improve Monte Carlo dose calculation accuracy through a new tissue segmentation technique with dual energy CT (DECT). Methods: Electron density (ED) and effective atomic number (EAN) can be extracted directly from DECT data with a stoichiometric calibration method. Images are acquired with Monte Carlo CT projections using the user code egs-cbct and reconstructed using an FDK backprojection algorithm. Calibration is performed using projections of a numerical RMI phantom. A weighted parameter algorithm then uses both EAN and ED to assign materials to voxels from DECT simulated images. This new method is compared to a standard tissue characterization from single energy CT (SECT) data using a segmented calibrated Hounsfield unit (HU) to ED curve. Both methods are compared to the reference numerical head phantom. Monte Carlo simulations on uniform phantoms of different tissues using dosxyz-nrc show discrepancies in depth-dose distributions. Results: Both SECT and DECT segmentation methods show similar performance assigning soft tissues. Performance is however improved with DECT in regions with higher density, such as bones, where it assigns materials correctly 8% more often than segmentation with SECT, considering the same set of tissues and simulated clinical CT images, i.e. including noise and reconstruction artifacts. Furthermore, Monte Carlo results indicate that kV photon beam depth-dose distributions can double between two tissues of density higher than muscle. Conclusions: A direct acquisition of ED and the added information of EAN with DECT data improves tissue segmentation and increases the accuracy of Monte Carlo dose calculation in kV photon beams.

  7. Peeter Saul pakub retsepti, kuidas vältida vikatimeest / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2008-01-01

    Eesti inimarengu 2007. aasta aruande järgi on eestlase keskmine eluiga lühike. Kommenteerivad Tallinna Ülikooli professor Mati Heidmets, perearst Madis Tiik, meestearst Margus Punab, Riigikogu sotsiaalkomisjoni esimees Heljo Pikhof ja dirigent Peeter Saul. Lisaks tabel: Keskmine oodatav eluiga Euroopa riikides

  8. Eve Kivi kujuline põõsas Hollywoodile ei sobinud / Triin Tael

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    Tael, Triin

    2007-01-01

    Täispikk animafilm "Shrek Kolmas" ("Shrek the Third") : režissöör Chris Miller : eestikeelse dublaazhi režissöör Janno Põldma : Ameerika Ühendriigid 2007. Rollide eesti keelde dubleerijad. Lisatud nimekiri "Viis aastat eestikeelseid Hollywoodi animafilme"

  9. Notarikandidaadiks sai alla viiendiku soovijatest : Notarite Koja viimase aja üritused / Eve Strang

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    Strang, Eve

    1999-01-01

    20. veebruaril 1999. a. Tallinnas toimunud pärimisseaduse alasest seminarist, 8.-9. märtsil 1999. a. Tallinnas toimunud notarikandidaatide konkursist, 13. märtsil 1999. a. Pärnus toimunud Notarite Koja aastakoosolekust ning 25.-26. märtsil 1999. a. Šveitsis toimunud Notarite Kodade ühisseminarist

  10. Bretton Woods Institution Narratives about Inequality and Economic Vulnerability on the Eve of South African Austerity.

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    Bond, Patrick

    2015-01-01

    In South Africa, at a time when National Health Insurance should be generously funded (7 years after its approval as public policy by the ruling party), state fiscal austerity appears certain to nip the initiative in the bud. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund issued separate reports about South Africa in late 2014, following a new finance minister's mid-term budget speech. In justifying austerity, they revealed 2 important conceptual blockages regarding inequality and international financial relations. The resulting political bias in the macroeconomic debate has, in turn, given neoliberal policy advocates intellectual weaponry to impose deeper austerity. In contrast, the rise of a "united front" of labor, community-based, and social movement activists, along with a vigorous left opposition party in Parliament, ensure that one of the world's most visible class struggles ratchets up in intensity in the years ahead. © SAGE Publications 2015.

  11. 75 FR 80717 - Safety Zone; Sacramento New Year's Eve, Fireworks Display, Sacramento, CA

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    2010-12-23

    .... From 8:45 p.m. on December 31, 2010 until 12:25 a.m. on January 1, 2011, pyrotechnics will be launched... ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics... process would be completed. Because of the dangers posed by the pyrotechnics used in these fireworks...

  12. "Ei saa filmi teha nii. No ei saa!" / Kirsti Vainküla, Eve Heinla

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    Vainküla, Kirsti, 1972-

    2002-01-01

    Mängufilmi "Nimed marmortahvlil" laupäevase suure massistseeni filmimise eel vallandas produtsent Kris Taska teise režissööri Ly Pulga, mis komplitseeris samas filmimist filmiva Mark Soosaare sõnul ülimalt režissöör Elmo Nüganeni tööd

  13. 76 FR 81371 - Safety Zone; San Francisco New Year's Eve Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA

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    2011-12-28

    ... Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with... regulated area. The PATCOM shall be designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco. The...

  14. Presidendi preemia said Urmas Kokassaar, Terje Varul, Heli Adamovitš ja Mihhail Gusev / Eve Kruuse

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    Kruuse, Eve, 1959-

    2009-01-01

    Vabariigi Presidendi Kultuurirahastu hariduspreemia pälvisid Tartu Ülikooli loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskonna loodusteadusliku hariduse keskuse bioloogia didaktika lektor ning Hugo Treffneri gümnaasiumi bioloogia ja keemia süvaõppega loodussuuna bioloogiaõpetaja Urmas Kokassaar, Kolga keskkooli eesti keele ja kirjanduseõpetaja Terje Varul ning Narva lasteaia "Päikene" juhataja Heli Adamovitš. Reaalteaduste eripreemia pälvis Tallinna Tõnismäe Reaalkooli matemaatikaõpetaja Mihhail Gusev

  15. Authoritarianism, perceived threat and exclusionism on the eve of the Disengagement: Evidence from Gaza

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    Canetti, Daphna; Halperin, Eran; Hobfoll, Stevan E.; Shapira, Oren; Hirsch-Hoefler, Sivan

    2011-01-01

    Major political events such as terrorist attacks and forced relocation of citizens may have an immediate effect on attitudes towards ethnic minorities associated with these events. The psychological process that leads to political exclusionism of minority groups was examined using a field study among Israeli settlers in Gaza days prior to the Disengagement Plan adopted by the Israeli government on June 6, 2004 and enacted in August 2005. Lending credence to integrated threat theory and to theory on authoritarianism, our analyses show that the positive effect of religiosity on political exclusionism results from the two-staged mediation of authoritarianism and perceived threat. We conclude that religiosity fosters authoritarianism, which in turn tends to move people towards exclusionism both directly and through the mediation of perceived threat. PMID:22140286

  16. Lugemisoskuse ja -motivatsiooni seosed õpetajate kasvatusstiilidega esimeses klassis / Piret Soodla, Eve Kikas

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    Soodla, Piret, 1973-

    2014-01-01

    Esimeste klasside õpilaste ja nende õpetajate seas läbi viidud pikiuuringust, mille eesmärgiks oli analüüsida, kas ja kuidas erinevad õpilaste lugemisoskus ja motivatsioon kolme tüüpi kasvatusstiiliga õpetajate klassides

  17. e. In zini, and from eved 011. 07. oks, OLOJA MASQUERADE

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    Abstract. The people's Cosmology is sine qua non to their overall lives and endeavours. In other words, the people's world view is the conglomeration or synthesis of their spiritual and secular lives. Every ethnic group has its guiding principles, aspirations, ethos and philosophy.This paper is focused on establishing the ...

  18. Poster - Thur Eve - 22: Bone heterogeneity in kV x-ray radiotherapy.

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    Chow, J; Grigorov, G

    2012-07-01

    This study evaluated the dosimetric impact of bone heterogeneity on the surface dose and dose prescription, when dose is assumed to be prescribed on a homogeneous medium in kV x-ray radiotherapy. A heterogeneous phantom containing a thin water layer (thickness = 1-5 mm) over a bone (thickness =1 cm) was used to mimic treatment sites of forehead, knee and chest wall. The phantom was irradiated by a 220 kVp photon beam with field size of 5 cm diameter. Percentage depth dose, surface dose and photon energy spectrum with different thicknesses of water were determined using Monte Carlo simulations (the EGSnrc code) with experimental verifications using parallel-plate ionization chamber and radiochormatic film. Our results (treatment cone of 5 cm diameter) showed that the surface dose increased in a range of 2.5-3.7% when the water layer above the bone was increased from 1 to 5 mm. However, the surface dose did not increase linearly with the increase of water thickness, and the maximum increase of surface dose was found at a water thickness of 3 mm. Results of the percentage depth dose showed that the maximum bone dose was about 210% higher than the surface dose in the heterogeneous phantom. It is concluded that in treatment sites having a thin layer of tissue over a bone in kV x-ray radiotherapy, if increased surface dose due to bone heterogeneity is not considered, this will result in an additional dosimetric uncertainty narrowing down the total error margin (5%). © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  19. Poster - Thurs Eve-31: Clinical implementation and experience with EPID-based precision isocentre localization.

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    Heaton, R; Smale, J; Norrlinger, B; Wang, Y; van Prooijen, M; Islam, M

    2008-07-01

    Modern linear accelerators contain multiple isocentres, defined by the mechanical motions of gantry, collimator and table. Isocentre localization for these motions has been performed using film and manual evaluations which have difficulty in relating the individual motions. To address these limitations, we have developed an EPID based technique to measure the isocentre position for each of the treatment unit motions. This technique uses the projected position of a radio-opaque marker at the isocentre in a series of MV images to determine the motion of the isocentre. This analytical procedure has been implemented in the clinic using a MatLab code to automatically analyze images and determine both the isocentre position and motion about the mean for each of gantry, collimator and table. Results of isocentre measurements for 18 machines from 2 different vendors at 2 separate clinics are reported. These measurements show that while the position of the mean isocentres are contained within a 2mm sphere, combinations of gantry, table and collimator rotations can be found that result in treatment isocentres more than 2mm apart. Results for a treatment unit, which underwent a recent equipment upgrade, are also presented that show a small change in the location of the gantry relative to the table isocentre. The implementation of this of isocentre localization technique has provided important clinical information which can be efficiently completed in less than an hour. This information is an important consideration in monitoring the changes and in assessing the treatment precision that can be obtained. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  20. Poster - Thurs Eve-06: Maximizing eclipse IMRT dose accuracy by adjusting the dosimetric leaf gap parameter.

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    Poffenbarger, B; Audet, C

    2008-07-01

    The dosimetric leaf gap (DLG) is a parameter used by Eclipse to model the rounded leaf ends of Varian MLCs. The DLGs were determined for the Millennium (M120) and High-Definition (HD120) model MLCs and taken as the difference between measured (0.6mm diode, IBA) and nominal MLC-defined profile FWHM values. Configuring the Eclipse pencil beam algorithm with the measured DLG gave poor agreement between measured and calculated IMRT dose distributions for the HD120 but not the M120. Agreement was optimized by adjusting the DLG for the HD120; 0.3mm changes in DLG were enough to cause significant variations in field dose agreement. Optimal DLG values of 0.04cm and 0.05cm were found for the 6MV HD120 and 10MV HD120, respectively, and 0.135cm 0.175cm for the 6MV M120 and 18MV M120, respectively. Agreement between measured and calculated dose distributions worsened for the AAA algorithm indicating separate DLG values may be required. A leaf calibration software upgrade also reduced agreement by changing the physical leaf position for a given location value. The change was detected using film and the picket fence MLC-pattern which places the two banks of opposing leaves at the same position but at different times. The DLG value can be adjusted from its measured physical value to improve the dosimetric accuracy of Eclipse IMRT plans and compensate for the effects of treatment planning algorithm and varying leaf calibrations. Since leaf calibrations are variable it is important to define the dosimetric leaf gap for each accelerator and clinic. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  1. Poster - Thur Eve - 25: In vivo dosimetric verification of intensity-modulated radiation therapy.

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    Chytyk-Praznik, K; Van Uytven, E; Van Beek, T; McCurdy, Bmc

    2012-07-01

    Dosimetric verification of patient treatment plans has become increasingly important due to the widespread use of complicated delivery techniques. IMRT and VMAT treatments are typically verified prior to start of the patient's course of treatment, using a point dose and/or a film measurement. Pre-treatment verification will not detect patient or machine-related errors; therefore, in vivo dosimetric verification is the only way to determine if the patient's treatment was delivered correctly. Portal images were acquired throughout the course of five prostate and six head-and-neck patient IMRT treatments. The corresponding predicted images were calculated using a previously developed portal dose image prediction algorithm, which combines a versatile fluence model with a patient scatter and EPID dose prediction model. The prostate patient image agreement was found to vary day-to-day due to rectal gas pockets and the effect of adjustable support rails on the patient couch. The head-and-neck patient images were observed to be more consistent daily, but an increased measured dose was evident at the periphery of the patient, likely due to patient weight loss. The majority of the fields agreed within 3% and 3 mm for greater than 90% of the pixels, as established by the χ-comparison. This work demonstrates the changes in patient anatomy that are detectable with the portal dose image prediction model. Prior to clinical implementation, the effect of the couch must be incorporated into the model, the image acquisition must be automatically scheduled and routine EPID QA must be undertaken to ensure the collection of high-quality EPID images. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  2. Poster - Thur Eve - 46: The upcoming international code of practice for small static photon field dosimetry.

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    Palmans, H; Alfonso, R; Andreo, P; Capote, R; Huq, M S; Izewska, J; Johansson, J; Kilby, W; Mackie, T R; Meghzifene, A; Rosser, K; Seuntjens, J; Ullrich, W

    2012-07-01

    The increased use of small photon fields in stereotactic and intensity-modulated radiotherapy has raised the need for standardizing the dosimetry of such fields using procedures consistent with those for conventional radiotherapy. An international working group, established by the IAEA in collaboration with AAPM and IPEM, is finalising a Code of Practice for the dosimetry of small static photon fields. Procedures for reference dosimetry in nonstandard machine specific reference (msr) fields are provided following the formalism of Alfonso et al. (Med. Phys. 35: 5179; 2008). Reference dosimetry using ionization chambers in machines that cannot establish a conventional 10 cm × 10 cm reference field is based on either a direct calibration in the msr field traceable to primary standards, a calibration in a reference field and a generic correction factor or the product of a correction factor for a virtual reference field and a correction factor for the difference between the msr and virtual fields. For the latter method, procedures are provided for determining the beam quality in non-reference conditions. For the measurement of field output factors in small fields, procedures for connecting large field measurements using ionization chambers to small field measurements using high-resolution detectors such as diodes, diamond, liquid ion chambers, organic scintillators and radiochromic film are given. The Code of Practice also presents consensus data on correction factors for use in conjunction with measured, detector-specific output factors. Further research to determine missing data according to the proposed framework will be strongly encouraged by publication of this document. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  3. Poster - Thur Eve - 56: Verification of buildup region dose calculation of a treatment planning system.

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    Bassey, B; Sidhu, N

    2012-07-01

    Buildup region dose calculation of Pinnacle3 (version 9.0), a treatment planning system (TPS) commissioned using cylindrical ionization chamber measurements, have been verified experimentally. Dose values measured using Attix parallel plate ionization chamber were compared with those calculated by Pinnacle3 for a variety of clinical setups involving: 6 MV and 15 MV photon beams, open fields, enhanced dynamic wedges, physical wedges, block tray, 85, 100 and 120 cm source-to-surface distances, and square field sizes ranging from 3 × 3 to 30 × 30 cm2 . The dose difference (DD) and distance-to-agreement (DTA) techniques were used to evaluate the discrepancy between measured and calculated dose values. Based on the criteria of DD less than 2% or DTA less than 2mm, 93.7% of 1,710 dose points for the 6 MV and 96.1% of 2,244 dose points for 15 MV passed. Dose points that failed were mostly for open fields, block tray fields, and physical wedges (15 and 30 degrees) fields; this is attributed to high electron contamination (EC) associated with these fields. The levels of discrepancies between measured and calculated dose values were greatly reduced after remodeling the EC in Pinnacle3 using Attix chamber measurements, an indication that the EC equation in Pinnacle3 may be adequate for modeling EC in the dose buildup region, and the commissioning of a TPS using cylindrical ionization chamber measurements may not provide accurate buildup region dose calculation. Attix chamber measurements were validated using GafChromic EBT2 film; the disagreement was less than 3% for 89.9% of dose values compared. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  4. Kodanike ja kodanikeühenduste kaasamine poliitika kujundamisse Eestis / Reesi Lepa, Eveli Illing

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    Lepa, Reesi

    2005-01-01

    Poliitikauuringute Keskuse Praxis poolt korraldatud uuringu tulemustest selgus, et kui riik piirdub ainult kindlate huvirühmade kaasamisega, võib Eestis rääkida korporatiivsest kaasamisest, vastupidi enamikule Euroopa riikidele, kus suund on avatumale ja laiaulatuslikumale kaasamisele. Skeem. Tabelid

  5. Work and Relationship: Is Vocational Psychology on the Eve of Construction?

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    Lent, Robert W.

    2012-01-01

    In proposing a "work and relationship" perspective for vocational psychology, Richardson builds on a rich intellectual (social constructionist) tradition and offers incisive social commentary. In this reaction, the author examines several of her foci--in particular, the four-part division of life's social contexts, her views on relationships, and…

  6. Microplankton of the Barents Sea: current composition and structure on the eve of the winter

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    Makarevich P. R.

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available The results of microplankton (Protista investigations in the Barents Sea (standard "Kola Meridian Transect", ~70–78° N, 33° 30′ E in November / December have been presented. Samples for the determination of the taxonomical composition and abundance have been fixed with buffered formalin and examined with light microscopy using Nageotte counting chambers. A list of species recorded in the Barents Sea on transect, abundance and vertical distribution of microplankton has been given: a the seasonal composition of species (Ceratium fusus, Dicroerisma psilonereiella, Dinophysis rotundata, Lessardia elongata aff., Oxytoxum caudatum, Pronoctiluca pelagica, Protoperidinium brevipes, Prorocentrum balticum (Dinophyta, Corethron criophilum (Bacillariophyta, Coccolithus pelagicus (Haptophyta, Halosphaera viridis (Prasinophyta; b mean values of the total biomass of microplankton and its distribution in the water column (1.14 mkg/l in the layer of 50–0 m, 0.97 mkg/l – 100–50 m, 0.75 mkg/l – 200–100 m, 0.53 mkg/l – 300–200 m. Such parameter as dominant species in the structure of the total number is less constant (the ordinary dominant O. caudatum, subdominants – L. elongata aff., P. balticum, C. pelagicus, C. criophilum; in some years, at selected sites of the Barents Sea most of the total number has been formed to unusual species (Emiliania huxleyi, Mesoporos perforatus. The less stable characteristics of microplancton are dominant species composition in the biomass structure, total number of cells and their distribution in the water column.

  7. Saksamaale ümberasunute vara tagastamist puudutavad avaldused tuleb läbi vaadata / Eveli Kuklane

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    Kuklane, Eveli

    2008-01-01

    Riigikohtu üldkogu otsusest, et Saksamaale ümberasunutele kuulunud õigusvastaselt võõrandatud vara suhtes esitatud avaldused tuleb läbi vaadata. Ilmunud ka Pärnu Postimees 11. märts 2008, lk. 7, pealkiri kujul: lõpeb segadus ümberasunute varadega

  8. China on the eve of Copenhagen; La Chine a la veille de Copenhague

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    Niquet, V.

    2009-07-01

    The author first gives an overview of the Chinese worrying energy situation because of its high economic growth and its high energy demand and consumption. She highlights the preponderant share of coal and the associated environmental issues. She comments the economic and strategic implications of the oil share increase in energy consumption in China with respect to its energy supply security. She discusses the present debate on costs which would result from not taking environmental issues into account, and the weight of lobbies and local policies on these issues. Then, she notices that, however, significant evolutions can be observed in the Chinese environmental strategy: implemented policies and actions, research and development policy and investments. She discusses the consequences of these aspects and evolutions for the international negotiations in Copenhagen, and also the influence of the present economic and financial crisis on the Chinese environmental strategy

  9. Black Edens, country Eves: Listening, performance, and black queer longing in country music.

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    Royster, Francesca T

    2017-07-03

    This article explores Black queer country music listening, performance, and fandom as a source of pleasure, nostalgia, and longing for Black listeners. Country music can be a space for alliance and community, as well as a way of accessing sometimes repressed cultural and personal histories of violence: lynching and other forms of racial terror, gender surveillance and disciplining, and continued racial and economic segregation. For many Black country music listeners and performers, the experience of being a closeted fan also fosters an experience of ideological hailing, as well as queer world-making. Royster suggests that through Black queer country music fandom and performance, fans construct risky and soulful identities. The article uses Tina Turner's solo album, Tina Turns the Country On! (1974) as an example of country music's power as a tool for resistance to racial, sexual, and class disciplining.

  10. Poster - Thur Eve - 38: Review of couch parameters using an FMEA.

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    Larouche, R; Doucet, R; Rémy, E; Filion, A; Poirier, L

    2012-07-01

    To improve patient safety during positioning, we undertook a systematic review of the processes used by our center to obtain couch positions. We used a Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) framework and fifteen different possible failures were identified and rated. The three major failures were 1) Loss of planned couch position and bias from the previous day's couch position, 2) DICOM origin or isocenter is different between two plans (imaging or treatment), and 3) Patient shift in opposite direction than intended. The main effect of these failures was to cause an override of couch parameters. Based on these results, we modified our processes, introduced new QA and software checks and developed new tolerance tables so as to improve system robustness and increase our success rate at catching failures before they can affect the patient. It has been a year since we made these modifications. Based on our results, we have reduced the number of overrides at our center from a maximum of 20.5% to a maximum of 6.3%, with an average at 4% of daily treatments. Our results suggest that FMEA is an effective tool in improving treatment quality that could be used in other centers. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  11. Urmas Ott tegutseb nüüd kirjastusrindel / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2007-01-01

    Mais ilmub Marie Underi luulekogu, koostajaks Urmas Ott ja suvel 2007 Neeme Järvi juubelikogumik "Viva la Musica", mille kokkupanekul on teleajakirjanik abiks. Kirjastuse SE&JS kaasomanik Sirje Endre tutvustab

  12. Vestlus Eve ja Peeter Linnapiga : ajanihe : Eesti fotograafia / intervjueerinud Michael Freitag

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    Linnap, Eve, 1960-

    2011-01-01

    Eesti fotograafid oma viimastest töödest ja näitusest "Piltide mälu" Berliinis ning kunsti mõistmise erinevustest lääne ja idabloki vahel, kuna nõukogude ajal on olnud teistsugune sotsiaalne kontekst - kunst tundus olevat mitmel viisil vaba, kuid tal ei olnud vabadust olla sotsiaalne

  13. Miks on post-sotsialistlikes riikides vähe sotsiaalset kapitali? / Eve Parts

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    Parts, Eve, 1970-

    2005-01-01

    Osaliselt on sotsiaalse kapitali languse põhjuseks siirderiikides kohanemisraskused turumajandusega, teisalt aga individualistlike väärtushinnangute esiletõus analoogiliselt arenenud riikidega, väidab autor. Diagrammid

  14. Are we on the eve of the hydrogen era?; Alternatives Issue 7

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    2005-07-01

    This issue 7 of the Areva publication, Alternatives, deals with the following topics: the Sydney 2004 World Congress for sustainable energy; the possibility of an entire economy based on the hydrogen; the technological description of a wind turbine from the rotor to the grid connection; the exploitation of the energy potential of waste waters at Ottawa in Canada; the new energy landscape of the european union. (A.L.B.)

  15. Lasnamäe linnaosavanem laenu tagasimaksega hädas / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2005-01-01

    Lasnamäe linnaosavanem Oleg Rebane käendas oma firmale Truck & Bus Sales võetud 2,3 miljoni krooni suurust laenu Rahvusvaheliste autovedajate assotsiatsioonist, kuid ei suuda seda nüüd tagasi maksta

  16. Experiences of student nurses regarding the bursary system in KwaZulu Natal / Eve Precious Jacobs

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    Jacobs, Eve Precious

    2014-01-01

    This is a qualitative study, the aim of which is to explore the experiences of student nurses regarding the bursary system in KwaZulu Natal. During 2010 nursing education was confronted with restructuring of student nurses from having a supernumerary status to being bursary holders (DOH, 2010:68). This study describes the experiences of changes that have emanated from introduction of the new bursary system. The experiences of students in this new system were explored. These include the leg...

  17. Negative reactions of men to the loss of power in gender relations: Lilith vs. Eve

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    Miguel Moya

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper examines the reaction of the man when he sees he is losing power and authority over a woman and it relation with men’s sexist ideology. 83 men participated in the study and were led to believe they were interacting via computer with a woman, and answered a decision-making task about family relationships. All of them were assigned the role of someone with authority and power. In half the cases, the woman accepted the man's decisions, and, in the other half, she did not accept. The results showed that when woman did not accept the decisions of the man, she was perceived more negatively. Moreover, the more hostile sexist participants were, the more they rated negatively their female partner, especially when the woman did not accept their decisions. Hostile sexism acts as a corrective tool against those women who defy the traditionally higher status accorded to men. The valuation that woman receive in their interaction with man is determined by what man feel threatened. These results are of great interest in the field of gender violence, since it is one more step towards explaining why some men use violence to attempt to regain their threatened or lost power.

  18. Poster - Thur Eve - 65: Optimization of an automatic image contouring system for radiation therapy.

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    Hamilton, T; Nedialkov, N; Wierzbicki, M

    2012-07-01

    Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is an advanced technique used to concentrate the prescribed dose in the tumour while minimizing exposure to healthy tissues. Success in IMRT is greatly dependent upon the localization of the target volume and normal tissue, thus accurate contouring is crucial. In this paper, we describe an automated atlas-based image contouring system and our approach for improving the system by performing a full-scale optimization of registration parameters using high-performance computing. To achieve this, we use manually pre-contoured CT images of ten head and neck patients. For any parameter set, each patient data is registered with the remaining patients. Accuracy of the resulting contours is determined automatically by comparing their overlap with manually defined targets using Dice's similarity coefficient (DSC). This allows us to compare all permutations of the image registration parameter sets and input data to investigate their impact on final contour accuracy. Investigating the parameter space required 27,000 image registrations and 216,000 DSC computations. To perform these registrations we introduced a large cluster of high-performance computers and developed a parallel testing harness. The metrics collected from the tests show a wide range of performance, indicating that parameter selection is crucial in our contouring system. By selecting an optimized parameter set, we increased the mean overlap of the automatically contoured regions of interest by 50% and reduced registration time by 50% compared to the original parameters. Our findings illustrate that full-scale optimization is an effective method for improving the performance of the automated image contouring system. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  19. Lastekaitse kohaliku omavalitsuse tasandil : [bakalaureusetöö] / Ave Juhandi ; Õigusinstituut ; juhendaja: Eve Liblik

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    Juhandi, Ave

    2000-01-01

    Kohaliku omavalitsuse ülesanded laste hoolekande korraldamisel lähtudes Eesti Vabariigis kehtivatest õigusaktidest, laste hoolekanne Tallinna linnas, Tallinna Sotsiaal- ja tervishoiuameti haldusalasse kuuluvad laste hoolekandeasutused

  20. Koolitark teeb õpetaja töö hoopis lihtsamaks / Eve Kruuse

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    Kruuse, Eve, 1959-

    2009-01-01

    Tallinna 32. keskkoolis kaheaastase testperioodi läbinud õpetajate tööd kergendavast veebikeskkonnast nimega Koolitark. Tarkvara sündis õppealajuhataja Ants Rebase ja 32. keskkooli IT-tugiisiku Marko Sohardi koostöös

  1. The Bulgarian 'nationally responsible capital' on the eve of EU integration

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    Kiril Alioshev Avramov

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo examina las actitudes recientes de las élites económicas de Bulgaria hacia el proceso de ampliación europea y la integración de Bulgaria en la estructura de la UE. El acento del análisis recae sobre la actividad pública de los representantes de la llamada “Nationally responsable Capital" unidos en el Club búlgaro de Negocios "Renacimiento". La muestra explica la actitud de los "inversores estratégicos búlgaros" hacia la ampliación de la UE, ya que es simbólico para el gran capital búlgaro. Varias hipótesis se revisarán en el curso del análisis, en particular, qué las inversiones bulgaras pueden favorecer a los miembros búlgaros de la OTAN y también acercarse a  las  expectativas hacia su adhesión a la UE. Su retórica se basará en la calidad de su cooperación internacional con las grandes empresas extranjeras, como prueba de su legitimidad interna. Irán acompañadas por esfuerzos de lobbies continuo en busca de apoyo por parte de la administración para favorecer el capital “nacional”. Las conclusiones se basan en los resultados empíricos recientemente publicados de un estudio sobre la actitud de la empresa búlgara hacia la integración de la UE y el análisis del contenido de los discursos públicos, entrevistas e informes del grupo "Renacimiento" y de los miembros del grupo relacionados con el tema.____________ABSTRACT:This paper examines the recent attitudes of the Bulgarian economic elites towards the process of European enlargement and the integration of Bulgaria into the structure of EU. The accent of the analysis falls upon the public activity of the representatives of the so-called "nationally responsible capital" united in the Bulgarian Business Club "Renaissance". The sample is chosen to illustrate the attitudes of the "Bulgarian strategic investors" towards the EU enlargement, as it is symbolic for the Bulgarian large capital. Several hypotheses to be reviewed in the course of the analysis, namely that the Bulgarian business will be supportive of Bulgaria?s NATO membership but rather reserved in its expectations towards EU membership. Its rhetoric will be directed towards the quality of its international cooperation with similar large foreign enterprises, as an instrumental of proof of its internal legitimacy. These will be accompanied by continuous lobbying efforts in search of support from the administration for favoring the "patriotic" capital. The conclusions are based on recently published empirical survey results concerning the attitude of the Bulgarian business towards EU integration and on content analysis of the public speeches, interviews and reports of the "Renaissance" group members relevant to the topic.

  2. President Ilves ja Simon Peres avasid Tallinna uue sünagoogi / Evely Baum, Riina Leminsky

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    Baum, Evely

    2007-01-01

    16. mail 2007 avati pidulikult Tallinna uus juudi sünagoog. Avamistseremoonial osalesid ka Eesti president Toomas Hendrik Ilves ja peaminister Andrus Ansip, Iisraeli asepeaminister Simon Peres, Iisraeli pearabi Yona Metzger, Venemaa pearabi Berl Lazar

  3. "Poor Banished Children of Eve": Tom Murphy and the syntax of history

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    Paul Murphy

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available This essay engages with the work of playwright Tom Murphy and suggests that Murphy synthesizes the dialectic between past and present by representing history as a process of story-telling, where hegemonic Catholic bourgeois nationalist history is contradicted by repressed discourses of class and gender.   The aim is to move beyond a reading of Irish theatre grounded in identitarian paradigms of nation and nationalism, towards an engagement with ethical issues of class and gender subordination which are as much a part of Irish cultural politics as the nation is or ever was.

  4. Self-Assertion in the Public Sphere: The Jewish Press on the Eve of Legal Emancipation

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    Dieter J. Hecht

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available Jews like Adolf Fischhof and Ludwig August Frankl were prominent participants in the revolution of 1848. Their speeches, poems, and portraits circulated in Vienna and throughout the Empire. With the suppression of the revolution, most of these prominent Jews had to either leave Vienna or retreat to the private sphere. Only in the late 1850s did Jews regain their public presence, starting with the opening of the Leopoldstaedter Tempel in 1858 and the building of the Ringstrasse from 1860 onwards. Many Jews hoped that the new liberal era would grant them civil rights and legal emancipation. Jewish intellectuals and journalists supported this struggle from within and outside the growing Jewish community. An important weapon in their struggle were Jewish newspapers. These newspapers not only provided information, but also served as mouthpieces for different Jewish movements. They featured biographies with portraits (in words and images of distinguished Jewish leaders (mostly men and a few women, which were supposed to present the social achievements of a certain group within Jewish society to a broader audience. In fact, these portraits served as a form of self-assertion for the publisher as well as for the audience. It projected the message that Jews not only merited emancipation, but also struggled for it on various levels. The paper therefore addresses questions of biography and the (Jewish identity these portraits at once reflected and shaped.

  5. Poster - Thurs Eve-21: Experience with the Velocity(TM) pre-commissioning services.

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    Scora, D; Sixel, K; Mason, D; Neath, C

    2008-07-01

    As the first Canadian users of the Velocity™ program offered by Siemens, we would like to share our experience with the program. The Velocity program involves the measurement of the commissioning data by an independent Physics consulting company at the factory test cell. The data collected was used to model the treatment beams in our planning system in parallel with the linac delivery and installation. Beam models and a complete data book were generated for two photon energies including Virtual Wedge, physical wedge, and IMRT, and 6 electron energies at 100 and 110 cm SSD. Our final beam models are essentially the Velocity models with some minor modifications to customize the fit to our liking. Our experience with the Velocity program was very positive; the data collection was professional and efficient. It allowed us to proceed with confidence in our beam data and modeling and to spend more time on other aspects of opening a new clinic. With the assistance of the program we were able to open a three-linac clinic with Image-Guided IMRT within 4.5 months of machine delivery. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  6. Vaimupuudega isikute õigused : [bakalaureusetöö] / Raido Reimann ; Õigusinstituut ; juhendaja: Eve Liblik

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    Reimann, Raido

    2000-01-01

    Vaimupuudega inimeste positsioon ühiskonnas läbi ajaloo, vaimupuude mõiste, sotsiaalhoolekande korraldus ja õiguslik regulatsioon Eestis, hoolekanne eri maades, sotsiaalkindlustus, vaimupuudega inimeste õigus haridusele, teovõime, tööhõive

  7. Prügila sulgemine vähendab hakiprobleemi Kuressaares / Evely Aavik

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    Aavik, Evely

    2009-01-01

    Saaremaa ühisgümnaasiumi tüdrukud Gerda Nelis (7. klass) ja Hanna Tuus (6. klass) esitasid oma põhjaliku uurimistöö aprillis maakonna õpilasteadurite päeval. Mais pälvisid nad SA Archimedes ning haridus- ja teadusministeeriumi korraldatud konkursil oma töö “Haki (Corvus monedula) bioloogiast ja tema levikust ning arvukusest Kuressaare linnas Saaremaal” eest Tallinna loomaaia eripreemia.

  8. Leo Kunnas, sõdurjumala teener / Leo Kunnas ; interv. Eve Jaakson

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    Kunnas, Leo, 1967-

    2006-01-01

    Kaitsejõudude peastaabi operatiivosakonna ülem kolonelleitnant Leo Kunnas räägib Iraagi sõja kogemustest ja oma raamatust "Viiv pikas sõjas. Märkmeid Iraagi sõjast", riigikaitsest, kaitseväeteenistusest, kaitseminister Jürgen Ligist, kaitsepoliitikast, NATO-st, sõjalisest koostööst, perekonnast. Kommenteerivad Sten Reimann ja Venno Loosaar

  9. 5 x jõululilled ja jõuluvalgus / Eve Veigel, Tiina Tammet

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    Veigel, Eve, 1961-

    2005-01-01

    Jõulukuuse asemele sobivaid elus taimi, nende kaunistamine. Jõuluseaded lõikelilledega. Küünlalühter. Jõulukaunistused: kuusk, uksepärg. Vürtsikad köögikaunistused. Jõululilled. Lilleseaded: Mairo Pajula, Malva Raun, Dechotera. 19 värv. ill

  10. "Sakala" ajalehetoimetus uues majas Viljandis = Sakala Newspaper Editorial Office in Viljandi / Eve Rohtla

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    Rohtla, Eve, 1961-

    2007-01-01

    "Sakala" peatoimetaja projekti kinnitamisest ja valminud hoonest Viljandis Tartu t. 8a. Autor Margus Maiste. Arhitektuur: KOKO Arhitektid. Sisekujundus: Liis Lindvere, Raili Paling. Konstruktor Väino Taidur (RV Projekt). Valmis: 2006. 4 värv. välis- ja 5 sisevaadet. I ja III korruse plaanid

  11. Freaks Freearchitects / Yves Pasquet, Cyril Gauthier, Guillaume Aubry ; intervjueerinud Eve Arpo

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    Pasquet, Yves

    2016-01-01

    Prantsuse arhitektuuribüroost Freaks Freearchitects. Büroo arhitektid Yves Pasquet, Cyril Gauthier ja Guillaume Aubry tegelevad arhitekti rolli määratlemisega installatsioonide, filmi ning arhitektuursete projektide kaudu

  12. President Rüütel remondib suvekuudel oma lossi / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2002-01-01

    Riigipea esindusruume hakkab restaureerima AS Lindrem, kes valiti välja riigihankekonkursil. Restaureerimistööde ajal töötab president suveresidentsis Paslepas. Presidendi pressiesindaja Ester Šanki ja ASi Lindrem juhi Jaak Puskari kommentaarid

  13. Esimene ametis olev Ameerika Ühendriikide president külastas Eestit / Eve Salundi

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    Salundi, Eve

    2006-01-01

    USA presidendi George W. Bushi visiidist Eestisse. Kadriorus võttis külalise vastu president Toomas Hendrik Ilves. Vt. samas: George Walker Bush; USA toetab Gruusiat; George W. Bush edastab viisateema kongressile

  14. Camilo Torres remembered on the eve of the fifty anniversary of his death

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    François Houtart

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available A highly symbolic act took place in Cali on 7 November by initiative of Monsignor Dario Monsalve Jesus Mejia, archbishop of that city, the third of Colombia: The memory of Camilo Torres Restrepo as a Christian and as a priest. To prepare for the event, Archbishop had written in a magazine of the Archdiocese entitled I Camilo yesterday and today, a sign of reconciliation (Notebooks citizens - Observatory of social realities, number 5, November 2015, p. 8: “The priest Camilo Torres Restrepo, subject to their mortal remains to secret State.1 in the influence of his Christian thought, the silence of the Church and the guerrilla stigma on his name, has a lot to give and teach a Colombia that is projected towards reconciliation, the truth, transitional justice and peace

  15. Poster - Thur Eve - 30: Comparison of treatment planning and delivery performance of VMAT versus IMRT.

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    Bergman, A; Vollans, E; Duzenli, C

    2012-07-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether VMAT (Varian RapidArc ™) treatment planning and delivery performance is in compliance with accepted quality assurance tolerances developed for sliding window IMRT. We present an analysis of data for over 1300 patients treated with VMAT and IMRT over a period of three years. Data was acquired on 6 dosimetrically matched linacs for sites including head and neck, brain, gynaecological, and a variety of other cancer cases treated with 6 MV. We have demonstrated that it is possible to dosimetrically match multiple Varian iX linacs with the millennium series MLC using a sliding gap and intercept test. QA is performed by Monte Carlo simulation and ion chamber measurement comparisons with Varian Eclipse TPS as well as linac log file analysis of MLC positions, gantry angles and monitor units on each patient. Point dose and 3D gamma analysis indicate that agreement between Eclipse and measurement or Monte Carlo calculation is site specific, with the dosimetric leaf gap parameter in Eclipse optimized for the most frequently treated site Point dose agreement within 2% and gamma pass rate of > 95% (3%/ 3 mm) is achievable for all sites for both IMRT and VMAT. Linac log file analysis indicates that planned MLC positions are achieved within 2 mm >99.7% of the time for both sliding window IMRT and VMAT. Planned gantry angles are achieved within 0.6 mm 99.8% of the time and planned MU's within 0.1 mm are achieved 99.8% of the time for VMAT. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  16. On the eve of war: authoritarianism, social dominance, and American students' attitudes toward attacking Iraq.

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    McFarland, Sam G

    2005-03-01

    In the week before the 2003 American attack on Iraq, the effects of authoritarianism and the social dominance orientation on support for the attack were examined. Based on prior research on the nature of these constructs, a structural model was developed and tested. As predicted, authoritarianism strengthened support for the attack by intensifying the perception that Iraq threatened America. Social dominance increased support by reducing concern for the likely human costs of the war. Both also increased blind patriotism, which in turn reduced concern for the war's human costs and was reciprocally related to the belief that Iraq threatened America.

  17. Poster — Thur Eve — 71: A 4D Multimodal Lung Phantom for Regmentation Evaluation

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    Markel, D [McGill University, Physics, Montreal QC (Canada); Levesque, I R [McGill University, Oncology, Montreal QC (Canada); Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC (Canada); El Naqa, I [McGill University, Physics, Montreal QC (Canada); McGill University, Oncology, Montreal QC (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    Segmentation and registration of medical imaging data are two processes that can be integrated (a process termed regmentation) to iteratively reinforce each other, potentially improving efficiency and overall accuracy. A significant challenge is presented when attempting to validate the joint process particularly with regards to minimizing geometric uncertainties associated with the ground truth while maintaining anatomical realism. This work demonstrates a 4D MRI, PET, and CT compatible tissue phantom with a known ground truth for evaluating registration and segmentation accuracy. The phantom consists of a preserved swine lung connected to an air pump via a PVC tube for inflation. Mock tumors were constructed from sea sponges contained within two vacuum-sealed compartments with catheters running into each one for injection of radiotracer solution. The phantom was scanned using a GE Discovery-ST PET/CT scanner and a 0.23T Phillips MRI, and resulted in anatomically realistic images. A bifurcation tracking algorithm was implemented to provide a ground truth for evaluating registration accuracy. This algorithm was validated using known deformations of up to 7.8 cm using a separate CT scan of a human thorax. Using the known deformation vectors to compare against, 76 bifurcation points were selected. The tracking accuracy was found to have maximum mean errors of −0.94, 0.79 and −0.57 voxels in the left-right, anterior-posterior and inferior-superior directions, respectively. A pneumatic control system is under development to match the respiratory profile of the lungs to a breathing trace from an individual patient.

  18. "Eve Did No Wrong": Effective Literacy at a Public College for Women

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    Gold, David

    2009-01-01

    In this article, I test claims made about rhetorical education for women in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by examining Florida State College for Women (FSCW), one of eight public women's colleges in the South. I recover the voices of instructors and students by looking both at the interweaving strands of literature, journalism,…

  19. Kuidas riigikogu lumpenist puutumata jätta / Eve Heinla, Kadri Jakobson

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2004-01-01

    Autorid arutlevad vajaduse üle rajada Toompeale kokkuhoiu eesmärgil Riigikogu oma veinikelder. Sõna "lumpen"defineerivad Urmas Krull, Helmer Jõgi, Heimar Lenk, Ivari Padar, Peeter Tulviste, Marko Pomerants ja Jaanus Männik

  20. Sillamäel käivitus ohusireen / Eve Ojala-Bakradze

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    Ojala-Bakradze, Eve

    2015-01-01

    Päästeameti Ida päästekeskus koostöös AS-iga Baltic Chemical Terminal, Sillamäe sadama, linnavalitsuse ja teiste partneritega korraldas Sillamäel regulaase kriisireguleerimise õppuse Sireen 2014

  1. Virtuaalõppe rakendamise võimalikkusest ja vajalikkusest kõrgkoolis / Eve Raeste

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    Raeste, Eve, 1954-

    2004-01-01

    Informatsiooni-kommunikatsiooni tehnoloogia baasil väljaarendatud õpi- ja õpetussüsteemi võimalustest kõrghariduses. 1999/2000 õa. TÜ kaugkoolituskeskuse poolt läbi viidud uuringust avatud ülikooli üliõpilaste seas, küsitluse eesmärgiks oli välja selgitada arvutikasutamisvõimalusi ja -harjumusi ning valmidust õppetööks infotehnoloogia vahendusel. Senisest infotehnoloogia rakendamisest Tartu Ülikooli, Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikooli ja Tallinna Tehnikaülikooli õppetöös

  2. Eves government invests $9.3 million to establish new facility for underground science in Sudbury

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    2003-01-01

    The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Institute (SNO), in co-operation with a number of private and public sector partners, will establish the International Facility for Underground Science at Creighton Mine in Sudbury (1 page)

  3. Martin Liira raha eest näidelda ei taha / Martin Liira ; interv. Eve Tisler

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    Liira, Martin

    2006-01-01

    Tartu Üliõpilasteatri uues lavastuses "Huck Finni lugu" (Mark Twaini järgi dramatiseerinud Madis Kõiv, lavastaja Kalev Kudu) mängib peaosalist Martin Liira, kes räägib oma teatritegemisest ja Huck Finni rollist

  4. Liderlik ve Motivasyon Teorileri: Kuramsal Bir Çerçeve

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    Küçüközkan, Yasemin

    2015-01-01

    Within the framework of leadership and motivation theories, this article study has two main objectives. The first objective is to perform a theoretical research on the concept of leadership and leadership theories. Initially, the leadership concept was defined, the basic leadership theories were examined and the importance of leadership was discussed. In particular, an assessment was done for the behavioral approaches on leadership theory. As such, the leadership concept and leadership theori...

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  13. Toimus Endel Annuse bibliograafiapäev / Anne Valmas

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    Valmas, Anne, 1941-2017

    2012-01-01

    15. veebruaril 2012 peeti TLÜAR-is bibliograafiapäeva esimest korda Endel Annuse nimelisena, anti üle bibliograafiaauhind. Parimaks tunnistati Anneli Sepa koostatud "Uku Masing 100 : bibliograafia 1923-2009" ning "Eesti tehnikaartiklid 1936-1944. Registrid 1918-1944", mille koostas Riina Prööm ning isikunimede koostaja oli Helje Riives

  14. Estonia huku filmi eesmärk : alustada tuleb uut uurimist / Tarmo Michelson

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    Michelson, Tarmo, 1975-

    2002-01-01

    Saksamaa toimuvad poliitilise põnevusfilmi "Baltic Storm" võtted. Film mis kujutab parvlaev "Estonia" hukku venelaste vandenõu tulemusena. Produtsendid on Jutta Rabe ja Kaj Holmberg, režissöör Reuben Leder, peaosades Greta Scacchi ja Jürgen Prochnow. Filmivõtetest räägib assistent Helje Kaskel

  15. Koidula piiri- ja tollipunkt

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    1999-01-01

    Peaprojekteerija AS Eesti Projekt. Ehitaja AS Merko Ehitus. Peahoone arhitekt Mai Shein, sisekujundajad Aulo Padar, Juta Lember. Veoautode tollikontrolli halli ja asendiplaani autor Helje-Reet Aurik. Trafoalajaama ja reservjõujaama projekteerisid Eva Hirvesoo, Marko Järvela, kontrollpaviljonid - Marko Järvela, vahimaja - Mai Shein, Marko Järvela. Hooned valmisid 1998-1999. 5 illustratsiooni: asendiplaan, välisvaated

  16. Privileegide ja immuniteetide olemusest, tähtsusest ja vajalikkusest Euroopa Liidus - võrdlev analüüs : [bakalaureusetöö] / Eve-Ly Luik ; Õigusinstituut ; juhendaja: Heiki Lindpere

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    Luik, Eve-Ly

    2000-01-01

    Privileegid ja immuniteedid, organisatsiooni privileegid ja immuniteedid, isikute privileegid ja immuniteedid, Euroopa Liidu institutsioonide ja ametiisikute privileegide ja immuniteetide ulatuse vajalikkusest

  17. The Set Point Theory of Well-Being Has Serious Flaws: On the Eve of a Scientific Revolution?

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    Headey, Bruce

    2010-01-01

    Set-point theory is the main research paradigm in the field of subjective well-being (SWB). It has been extended and refined for 30 years to take in new results. The central plank of the theory is that adult set-points do not change, except temporarily in the face of major life events. There was always some "discordant data," including…

  18. Poster - Thur Eve - 08: A1SL ion chamber charged particle disequilibrium corrections for lung dose measurements using Monte Carlo.

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    Mulligan, M; Disher, B; Fakir, H

    2012-07-01

    An in house inhomogeneous insert for use with ArcCHECK ™ was developed for dose calculation verification of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) lung plans. The inhomogeneous insert has various ion chamber inserts for different geometrical configurations (lung, soft tissue, bone, air). However, the insertion of an ion chamber in a low density medium perturbs the dose to that region by creating Charged Particle Disequilibrium (CPD), limiting the accuracy of ion chamber measurements. By simulating the ion chamber and phantom using Monte Carlo, a correction factor could be calculated and measured to verify the dose difference caused by CPD. BEAMnrc was used to generate a phase space input file for DOSXYZnrc with beam characteristics that matched clinical commissioning data. A model of the A1SL ion chamber geometry (shell, collector, stem, guard) was simulated in a simple water-lung-water slab phantom. Dose to the active area of the ion chamber was measured in several locations throughout the phantom. The active area of the ion chamber was replaced by the surrounding medium; i.e., water or lung within the phantom, and the dose to the same voxels was calculated. The dose was measured on a Linac and the results agreed within 3% and confirmed that the presence of the ion chamber in low density lung perturbs the dose measured in the field by over 31%. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  19. The Wisdom of Eve: On Differentiating the Colours of Emotion that May Be Threats to Good Life

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    Akande, Williams A.; Adetoun, Bolanle Eliz; Adewuyi, Modupe Fal; Akande, Titilola Ikeoluwa E.; Ntshanga, L. P. Z.; Dlamini, Balin; Williamson, James T.; Dladla, Nomvul; Hlongwane, Zama; Ibeagu, Osad; Osagie, Erh J.

    2012-01-01

    Emotion's twin roles-"unite and divide" our daily life, thus motivating the good and the worst in human behaviour. The way one "feels" does influence the way one "acts" toward others. If this reasoning is correct, then behaviour can never be without motive or "motiveless." Given the importance of emotions in human communication and decision…

  20. Carl Schmitt's attitude towards total war and total enemy on the eve of the outbreak of WWII

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    Molnar Aleksandar

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Carl Schmitt is usually perceived as the theorist of total state, total war and total hostility. In the article, the author however tries to show that from 1937 to 1944, Schmitt was arguing that total war and total hostility were dangerous for Germany (as well as for the rest of Europe and warned against perpetuation of all efforts to totalize enemy that started in 1914. In his theoretical endeavors in this period there was place for the total state only - and especially for the total state strong enough to resist temptation of declaring total war on total enemy. The total state he recommended Hitler and his Nazi comrades was German Reich, as a part of Europe ordered and divided in the huge spaces (Grossraumordnung. Positioned in the centre of Europe, between the rest of the powers (France, Italy, USSR as well as the Scandinavian states, Germany should be careful enough to wage war only against its Eastern enemies (Poland and maybe USSR and only in order to achieve 'just' borders. Occupying in this way its huge space Germany should devote itself to the task of exploitation of various peoples such as Poles, Chechs and Slovaks, which were perceived as incapable of having their states and doomed to serve the master race - the Germans.

  1. Poster - Thur Eve - 48: An inexpensive and convenient phantom for quality assurance in image guidance based radiosurgery.

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    Soisson, E

    2012-07-01

    This work describes the design and use of an inexpensive phantom designed for precision measurements in radiosurgery quality assurance. The main features of this simple phantom include its solid water construction, interchangeable ion chamber holders and film registration system, thus allowing for measurement of small fields with several detectors using the same phantom. The entire phantom was constructed using one 30cm × 30cm × 3cm slab of solid water. The phantom contains a slot that allows for the placement of two small volume ion chambers (liquid and A1SL) via custom inserts near the center of the phantom. In addition, the plug can be filled for film measurements. The phantom can be split down the center to allow for the placement of a film. As opposed to registering film to room based markers, such as lasers, the phantom contains radio-opaque fiducials that puncture the film while also providing a method to register the film images to exported dose planes. In addition to the markers used for film registration, the phantom contains several external beebees that can be used to avoid ambiguity in image registration when using image guidance for setup. This simple phantom contains many features of other much more expensive phantoms designed for this purpose and has been found to be very useful clinically and in departmental research. The key elements of this phantom could be included in several other designs allowing it to be reproduced in other centers. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  2. Poster - Thur Eve - 01: Development of simple and fast EBT2 film calibration procedure using PDD table.

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    Alhakeem, E; Zavgorodni, S

    2012-07-01

    Standard calibration procedure for EBT films is laborious and time-consuming. The objective of this work was to develop a simple and fast approach of EBT2 film calibration using PDD tables. EBT2 sheet is cut into 3 stripes of 5×25.5cm2 . The strips were exposed to dose of 600, 200 and 70cGy at dmax each while placed horizontally in the middle of a 30×30×30cm3 solid water phantom. Varian 21EX 6MV 10×10cm2 beam was used with the gantry rotated to 90° and SSD of 100cm to the phantom surface. After at least 24 hours, the films were digitized with flatbed scanner (Epson10000XL), according to a modified ISP scanning protocol. All images were analysed using an in-house Matlab code and ImageJ software. The net-optical densities against depths in the solid phantom were calibrated using PDD tables measured with ionization chamber for same machine. For verification, another calibration curve was generated for the same film batch following the same calibration protocol. Seven pieces of films were exposed to known doses and these doses were reconstructed using two derived calibration curves. The proposed approach was 3.6 times faster than the standard considering the number of films used in each methods, 3 stripes compared to11 pieces. The mean relative dose difference calculated for these films using the PDD calibration and the standard methods was 1.0±1.2% and 0.5±2.2% with maximum relative differences of 3.0% and 4.7% respectively. Our results show that PDD calibration approach is much easier, faster and predicts dose more reproducibly and accurately than the standard approach. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  3. Poster - Thur Eve - 18: Characterization of a camera and LED lightbox imaging system for radiochromic film dosimetry.

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    Alexander, K; Percy, E; Olding, T; Schreiner, L J; Salomons, G

    2012-07-01

    Radiation therapy treatment modalities continue to develop and have become increasingly complex. With this, dose verification and quality assurance (QA) is of great importance to ensure that a prescribed dose is accurately and precisely delivered to a patient. Radiochromic film dosimetry has been adopted as a convenient option for QA, because it is relatively energy independent, is near tissue equivalent, and has high spatial resolution. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to use. In this study, preliminary work towards developing a novel method of imaging radiochromic film is presented. The setup consists of a camera mounted vertically above a lightbox containing red LEDs, interfaced with computer image acquisition software. Imaging results from this system will be compared with imaging performed using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner (a device in common clinical use). The lightbox imaging technique with camera readout is much faster relative to a flatbed scanner. The film measurements made using the camera are independent of film orientation, and show reduced artifacts, so that there are fewer corrections required compared to the use of flatbed scanners. Optical scatter also appears to be less of an issue with this design than with the flat bed scanner. While further work needs to be done to optimize the lightbox imaging system, the lightbox system shows great promise for a rapid, simple, and orientation independent setup, improving on existing film scanning systems. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  4. Poster - Thurs Eve-11: Quantitative imaging of 213Bi alpha-emitter with a beta-imager.

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    Hobbs, R; Song, H; Sgouros, G

    2008-07-01

    Targeted alpha-particle emitter therapy is emerging as a promising approach for treating metastatic cancer. An understanding of the biodistribution of targeted alpha-emitters at the cell level is important in evaluating potential efficacy and toxicity. This is best accomplished by autoradiography of tissue samples, ex vivo. We have investigated the feasibility of using a high resolution, quantitative beta-imager (Biospace Mesures β-Imager) to detect the short-lived alpha-particle emitter, Bismuth-213 (213Bi). The advantages of this detector include: shorter acquisition time than film-based autoradiography, which is critical for an isotope with such a short half-life; high resolution; and data acquisition in list mode. While our interest in 213Bi lies in the α, the decay chain includes high energy β- particles, enabling this study. Published studies using the β-Imager show predominantly qualitative results, with the quantitative depending on long exposure time or direct comparisons. At low count rate the detector auto-regulates by varying the HV, directly affecting the results. We imaged a phantom prepared from 213Bi in 5% gelatin. We plot only the results in a narrow HV range and fit an exponential decay function to obtain a half-life close to the expected value. We plot the ratio of the exponential fit to the measured count rate value against HV for all count rates and find a functional correlation between HV and count rate. A similar correction for gas flow ratio variations is also applied. As the remaining fluctuations conform to Gaussian statistics, this suggests that we have successfully calibrated 213Bi for future studies. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  5. Poster - Thurs Eve-01: Comparison of clinical IMRT plan quality and delivery accuracy: Few large segments vs many small segments.

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    Sawchuk, S; Karnas, S; McCune, Kent; Mulligan, M; Dar, R; Chen, J

    2008-07-01

    Commercial radiation treatment planning systems for intensity modulation use optimization algorithms that can vary multi-leaf collimator (MLC) segment sizes, segment number and the minimum number of monitor units (MU) per segment. These parameters are varied according to the treatment site, size, location, and proximity to the organs at risk. This study compares the utility of optimization using (Case A) few large segments and a higher minimum MU per segment to that of (case B) using many smaller segments with a lower minimum MU per segment. For Case A, the patient benefits from a reduced treatment time associated with fewer MUs and fewer MLC movements and an increased accuracy in dose delivery. Also, shorter treatment times may lead to fewer patient movement uncertainties. The accumulated MLC leakage dose is reduced, the patient specific quality assurance (QA) is more manageable and small field modeling inaccuracies are reduced. Pinnacle-3 (v8) plans are generated with direct machine parameter optimization (DMPO) for both scenarios. Three dimensional dose distributions and dose volume histograms are used to compare plan quality. We compare plans using few large MLC segments with those using many small MLC segments for some clinical cases. Improved plan quality is demonstrated using fewer MLC segments. Dose QAs are performed and compared for each scenario using MapCheck and film. When comparing dose delivery accuracy between different MU per segment settings, a decrease in delivery errors with minimum MU size is observed. In conclusion, few large MLC segments with larger area should be used when possible. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  6. Bandage battles: the American Red Cross and the politics of emergency response on the eve of World War I.

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    Hutchinson, John F

    2002-01-01

    A century ago, first-aid instruction enjoyed sudden popularity on both sides of the Atlantic. In Britain and the Dominions, including Canada, classes were organised by the St. John Ambulance Association, while on the European continent several sophisticated national and municipal lifesaving associations rapidly outstripped the St. John model. In this article, which concentrates on hitherto neglected developments in the United States, seeks to establish similarities and differences within a comparative framework. Voluntarism, militarism, and modernity all receive attention, as does the question of bourgeois anxiety, seen by Roger Cooter as an important factor in creating "the moment of the accident".

  7. Poster — Thur Eve — 16: 4DCT simulation with synchronized contrast injection of liver SBRT patients

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    Karotki, A.; Korol, R. [Department of Medical Physics, Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, ON (Canada); Milot, L. [Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, ON (Canada); Chu, W.; Chung, H. T. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, ON (Canada); Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (Canada); Erler, D. [Department of Radiation Therapy, Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, ON (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has recently emerged as a valid option for treating liver metastases. SBRT delivers highly conformai dose over a small number of fractions. As such it is particularly sensitive to the accuracy of target volume delineation by the radiation oncologist. However, contouring liver metastases remains challenging for the following reasons. First, the liver usually undergoes significant motion due to respiration. Second, liver metastases are often nearly indistinguishable from the surrounding tissue when using computed tomography (CT) for imaging making it difficult to identify and delineate them. Both problems can be overcome by using four dimensional CT (4DCT) synchronized with intravenous contrast injection. We describe a novel CT simulation process which involves two 4DCT scans. The first scan captures the tumor and immediately surrounding tissue which in turn reduces the 4DCT scan time so that it can be optimally timed with intravenous contrast injection. The second 4DCT scan covers a larger volume and is used as the primary CT dataset for dose calculation, as well as patient setup verification on the treatment unit. The combination of two 4DCT scans, short and long, allows visualization of the liver metastases over all phases of breathing cycle while simultaneously acquiring long enough 4DCT dataset suitable for planning and patient setup verification.

  8. Martin Veinmann : eks televaataja tahab seebisarjas näha õnnelikku armastust / Martin Veinmann ; interv. Eveli Rebane

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    Veinmann, Martin

    2008-01-01

    TV3 draamaseriaali "Kodu keset linna" hooaja lõpp. Seriaalis üht peategelast Hannest kehastav Martin Veinmann endast ja oma rollitegelase suhetest. Lisaks "Hooaeg lõpeb lapserööviga" ja "Olulisemad süzheekäigud"

  9. Poster — Thur Eve — 52: A Web-based Platform for Collaborative Document Management in Radiotherapy

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    Kildea, J.; Joseph, A. [Dept. of Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    We describe DepDocs, a web-based platform that we have developed to manage the committee meetings, policies, procedures and other documents within our otherwise paperless radiotherapy clinic. DepDocs is essentially a document management system based on the popular Drupal content management software. For security and confidentiality, it is hosted on a linux server internal to our hospital network such that documents are never sent to the cloud or outside of the hospital firewall. We used Drupal's in-built role-based user rights management system to assign a role, and associated document editing rights, to each user. Documents are accessed for viewing using either a simple Google-like search or by generating a list of related documents from a taxonomy of categorization terms. Our system provides document revision tracking and an document review and approval mechanism for all official policies and procedures. Committee meeting schedules, agendas and minutes are maintained by committee chairs and are restricted to committee members. DepDocs has been operational within our department for over six months and has already 45 unique users and an archive of over 1000 documents, mostly policies and procedures. Documents are easily retrievable from the system using any web browser within our hospital's network.

  10. Investigation of late iron age occupation layers in Viljandi castle park / Heiki Valk, Eve Rannamäe

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    Valk, Heiki, 1959-

    2015-01-01

    Tõenäoliselt kuulub uuritav leiumaterjal 11.- 12. sajandisse. Sel perioodil kasutati Viljandissamaaegselt nii kedra- kui käsitsikeraamikat. Leitud loomaluude hulgas on märkimisväärnselt suur osakaal kopraluudel. Vaatamata säilinud kultuurkihi väiksusele võimaldavad kaevamistulemused väita, et Viljandi muinaslinnuse vahetus läheduses, teiselpool vallikraavina toiminud looduslikku uhtorgu paiknes noorema rauaaja asula

  11. "Imagine All the People, Sharing. . ." or a (Not so) Modest Proposal Made on the Eve of IDEA Reauthorization

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    Zuna, Nina; Turnbull, Rud

    2004-01-01

    The authors present a brief commentary and analysis of two problems related to 30 years of IDEA implementation: an increasing schism between general education and special education, and the unequal treatment of an entire class of students. Over the years, special education has become its own microcosm of programs and practices, making it difficult…

  12. [The Republic of Letters and French physicians on the eve of the French Revolution: the case of Esprit Calvet].

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    Brockliss, Laurence

    2004-01-01

    In the broad Republic of Letters of the second half of the eighteenth century, physicians played an important but singular role. The majority of them were forced to earn their daily bread, so only belonged to the Republic in their leisure hours. Inhabiting a double universe--the everyday world of their profession and the more refined world of their intellectual hobbies--they had to negotiate continually between the two. This liminal position of the citizen-physician is recaptured in this article through the example of a physician of the Midi, Esprit Calvet of Avignon (1728--1810). Calvet left a huge correspondence, thanks to which this duality between the practising physician and the citizen of the Republic of Letters can be studied in detail. On the one hand, this is a correspondence between the physician and his patients, augmented by letters between the physician and other physicians on medical topics. On the other hand, it is a correspondence between the physician and other men of science on non-medical subjects (archaeology, botany, bibliophily, poetry, etc.).

  13. Poster — Thur Eve — 18: Cherenkov Emission By High-Energy Radiation Therapy Beams: A Characterization Study

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    Zlateva, Y.; El Naqa, I. [Medical Physics Unit, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, QC (Canada); Quitoriano, N. [Department of Mining and Materials Engineering McGill University, Montreal, QC (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    We investigate Cherenkov emission (CE) by radiotherapy beams via radiation dose-versus-CE correlation analyses, CE detection optimization by means of a spectral shift towards the near-infrared (NIR) window of biological tissue, and comparison of CE to on-board MV imaging. Dose-CE correlation was investigated via simulation and experiment. A Monte Carlo (MC) CE simulator was designed using Geant4. Experimental phantoms include: water; tissue-simulating phantom composed of water, Intralipid®, and beef blood; plastic phantom with solid water insert. The detector system comprises an optical fiber and diffraction-grating spectrometer incorporating a front/back-illuminated CCD. The NIR shift was carried out with CdSe/ZnS quantum dots (QDs), emitting at (650±10) nm. CE and MV images were acquired with a CMOS camera and electronic portal imaging device. MC and experimental studies indicate a strong linear dose-CE correlation (Pearson coefficient > 0.99). CE by an 18-MeV beam was effectively NIR-shifted in water and a tissue-simulating phantom, exhibiting a significant increase at 650 nm for QD depths up to 10 mm. CE images exhibited relative contrast superior to MV images by a factor of 30. Our work supports the potential for application of CE in radiotherapy online imaging for patient setup and treatment verification, since CE is intrinsic to the beam and non-ionizing and QDs can be used to improve CE detectability, potentially yielding image quality superior to MV imaging for the case of low-density-variability, low-optical-attenuation materials (ex: breast/oropharynx). Ongoing work involves microenvironment functionalization of QDs and application of multi-channel spectrometry for simultaneous acquisition of dosimetric and tumor oxygenation signals.

  14. Põllumajanduslike väikemajapidamiste struktuuri uuring, 2004 = Structure survey of agricultural small units, 2004 / Eve Valdvee, Andres Klaus

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    Valdvee, Eve, 1975-

    2005-01-01

    2004. aastal Statistikaameti korraldatud põllumajanduslike väikemajapidamiste struktuuri uuringu tulemustest. Analüüsi eesmärgiks oli saada andmeid ettevõtete struktuuris toimunud muutustest aastatel 2001-2004. Tabelid. Diagrammid

  15. Poster — Thur Eve — 57: Evaluation of laryngeal mucosal dose with conventional linac and TomoTherapy

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    Nusrat, H; Lekx, K [Department of Medical Physics, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada); Eapen, L [Department of Radiation Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    The purpose of this study was to examine whether or not underdosing occurs in the mucosal layer during treatment of glottis cancer. A larynx phantom was produced and regions at risk of recurrence due to suspected underdosing were identified and wells drilled into the phantom for flush placement of TLDs. Seven interest points were chosen. CT simulation was completed prior to the wells being drilled, and again afterwards with the TLD locations indicated using BBs. Treatment plans created for this investigation included: 3DCRT using Elekta-XiO (n=9) and VMAT created using Elekta-Monaco (n=9), both delivered on an Elekta linac; standard TomoTherapy plan (n=11) and a directionally blocked TomoTherapy plan to approximate a 3D-conformal approach (n=5). Imaging dose during TomoTherapy deliveries was accounted for. The average TLD result at each interest point was compared to the planned value using a paired t-test. There was no significant difference between the planned and measured 3DCRT dose (268.9 vs. 267.0 cGy, respectively; p>0.05). Similarly, the planned and measured TomoTherapy treatment did not show any significant differences (271.7 vs 269.7 cGy; p>0.05). In the blocked TomoTherapy plan, significant overdosing was seen (274.5 vs 294.9 cGy; p<0.05) and underdosing was not seen in the VMAT treatment (303.5 vs 321.8 cGy; p>0.05). Further investigation is ongoing to ensure appropriate normalization of results and to investigate the overdosing noted with the blocked TomoTherapy plan. Results from this study suggest that significant underdosing does not occur in the conventional treatment of early glottic cancer using 6MV photons.

  16. Poster — Thur Eve — 32: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Peripheral Lung Lesion: Treatment Planning and Quality Assurance

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    Wan, Shuying; Oliver, Michael; Wang, Xiaofang [Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), due to its high precision for target localizing, has become widely used to treat tumours at various locations, including the lungs. Lung SBRT program was started at our institution a year ago. Eighteen patients with peripheral lesions up to 3 cm diameter have been treated with 48 Gy in 4 fractions. Based on four-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT) simulation, internal target volume (ITV) was delineated to encompass the respiratory motion of the lesion. A margin of 5 mm was then added to create the planning target volume (PTV) for setup uncertainties. There was no expansion from gross tumour volume (GTV) to clinical target volume (CTV). Pinnacle 9.6 was used as the primary treatment planning system. Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) technique, with one or two coplanar arcs, generally worked well. For quality assurance (QA), each plan was exported to Eclipse 10 and dose calculation was repeated. Dose volume histograms (DVHs) of the targets and organs at risk (OARs) were then compared between the two treatment planning systems. Winston-Lutz tests were carried out as routine machine QA. Patient-specific QA included ArcCheck measurement with an insert, where an ionization chamber was placed at the centre to measure dose at the isocenter. For the first several patients, and subsequently for the plans with extremely strong modulation, Gafchromic film dosimetry was also employed. For each patient, a mock setup was scheduled prior to treatments. Daily pre- and post-CBCT were acquired for setup and assessment of intra-fractional motion, respectively.

  17. 75 FR 78726 - Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning the Fairplay Hoss and the Fairplay Eve...

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    ... at the request of Fairplay Electric Cars, LLC (``Fairplay''), under procedures set forth at 19 CFR... Fairplay Electric Cars 743 Horizon Ct., Suite 333 Grand Junction, CO 81506 RE: Government Procurement... behalf of Fairplay Electric Cars, LLC (``Fairplay''), pursuant to subpart B of part 177 of the U.S...

  18. The Effectiveness of Enterprises of the Lower Volga Water Transport on the Eve of World War II

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    SIDOROV S.G.

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available From the navigation of 1940 the rate of traffic on Volga as well as throughout the country was slowing down. Transportations in the 1930s were carried out in hard conditions. While freight and passenger traffic increased annually, propelled fleet declined. Fleet replenishment, as well as its decline mainly occurred due to redistribution of old vessels between shipping companies but not due to the building of new ships. Besides, during the pre-war period the USSR had the acute problem of providing the river transport with professionals. The main difficulty lies in the inability to supply fleet, routes and coastal enterprises with qualified personnel that during the 1930s was not numerous. The situation with unskilled labor force was no better. It was complicated by the huge turnover and disproportionate distribution of workers between shipping companies and within them. The importance of training qualified specialists for working in ports and marines was underestimated. Low rate of technical reconstruction due to insufficient investments reduced the efficiency of water transport enterprises. The Lower Volga river fleet and the shore facilities were not sufficiently developed. All these difficulties had influence on the rate of cargo and passenger transportation.

  19. Artistic creativity as (unrealized range of national expression of Serbs on the eve of the First World War

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    Marković Saša S.

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The success of the Kingdom of Serbia in the Balkan Wars 1912-1913 did not bring political stability to the country. On the contrary, certain military circles, encouraged by the success of the war, felt that the time had come for the national political issue to be resolved without hesitation. This situation caused the election crisis in Serbia in early 1914. In the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Serbs were subjected to ethnic discrimination, especially since 1912. Their conservation of identity amounted to a cultural activity; it was a negligible way of presenting their national feelings. There was a meeting of many Serbian choral societies in Sombor, which was attended by over 1000 participants who sang folk and patriotic songs. This event resonated in all the places where Serbian people lived.

  20. 17. X avati XIV rahvusvaheline Tallinna graafikatriennaal, seekord ülddeviisi "Poliitiline/Poeetiline" all / Eve Kask

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    Kask, Eve

    2007-01-01

    Tallinna XIV graafikatriennaalist (Anders Kreugeri koostatud näitus "1987. Baltimaade graafika ja plakatid nõukogude aja viimasest kümnendist" ja põhinäitus "Poliitiline/Poeetiline" Kumu Kunstimuuseumis, Anders Härmi kuraatorinäitus "Poliitiline/Poeetiline" Tallinna Kunstihoones ja selle galeriis, Egle Kuckaite isikunäitus Tallinna Linnagaleriis, triennaali paneel Kadrioru Kunstimuuseumis). Triennaali peaauhinna sai Oscar Munos. Triennaaliga samaaegselt Tallinnas toimuvast rahvusvahelisest graafikakonverentsist "Impact 5" teemal "Lõigatud aeg", mille raames on avatud graafikanäitused

  1. At the Eve of Convergence? Transformations of Social Service Provision in Denmark, Germany, and the United States

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    Henriksen, Lars Skov; Smith, Steven Rathgeb; Zimmer, Annette

    2012-01-01

    state activity, namely social services and related health care. To further focus the analysis, special attention is devoted to the changing role played by the third sector in delivering services. The research design, thus, differs from most comparative welfare state research. Instead of analyzing...

  2. European Cartography on the Eve of the Discoveries, Part 7: Philosophy behind a Map: Macrobius, A.D. 1483.

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    Danzer, Gerald A.

    1992-01-01

    Describes the first map to divide the globe into five symmetrical climatic zones. Discusses Ambrosius Macrobius's map as a statement of earthly limitations rather than physical reality. Suggests its significance for teaching world history is as an example of deductive cartography that influenced and challenged late medieval Christian thought. (DK)

  3. Poster - Thur Eve - 76: A quality control to achieve planning consistency in arc radiotherapy of the prostate.

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    Zeng, G; Murphy, J; Annis, S-L; Wu, X; Wang, Y; McGowan, T; Macpherson, M

    2012-07-01

    To report a quality control program in prostate radiation therapy at our center that includes semi-automated planning process to generate high quality plans and in-house software to track plan quality in the subsequent clinical application. Arc planning in Eclipse v10.0 was preformed for both intact prostate and post-prostatectomy treatments. The planning focuses on DVH requirements and dose distributions being able to tolerate daily setup variations. A modified structure set is used to standardize the optimization, including short rectum and bladder in the fields to effectively tighten dose to target and a rectum expansion with 1cm cropped from PTV to block dose and shape posterior isodose lines. Structure, plan and optimization templates are used to streamline plan generation. DVH files are exported from Eclipse to a quality tracking software with GUI written in Matlab that can report the dose-volume data either for an individual patient or over a patient population. For 100 intact prostate patients treated with 78Gy, rectal D50, D25, D15 and D5 are 30.1±6.2Gy, 50.6±7.9Gy, 65.9±6.0Gy and 76.6±1.4Gy respectively, well below the limits 50Gy, 65Gy, 75Gy and 78Gy respectively. For prostate bed with prescription of 66Gy, rectal D50 is 35.9±6.9Gy. In both sites, PTV is covered by 95% prescription and the hotspots are less than 5%. The semi-automated planning method can efficiently create high quality plans while the tracking software can monitor the feedback from clinical application. It is a comprehensive and robust quality control program in radiation therapy. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  4. The Burden of Trafalgar: Decisive Battle and Naval Strategic Expectations on the Eve of the First World War

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    1993-10-01

    enemies’ motive power, capture, risk, destroy.,,6 But what exactly was a victorious bataille royaZe to decide? What were its aims, and how did one tell a...Empire (London: George Bell and Sons, 1 895) , p. 47 . 53 . Helmut Pemsel, A History of War at Sea, tra ns. Maj . D.G . Smith (Annapolis: Naval I...1 803- 1 4 (London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd. , 1 973) , p. 1 4 . The author’s data are taken from Edouard D esbriere’s Projects et Tentilles

  5. Poster — Thur Eve — 27: Flattening Filter Free VMAT Quality Assurance: Dose Rate Considerations for Detector Response

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    Viel, Francis; Duzenli, Cheryl [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); British Columbia Cancer Agency, Department of Medical Physics, Vancouver Centre (Canada); Camborde, Marie-Laure; Strgar, Vincent; Horwood, Ron; Atwal, Parmveer; Gete, Ermias [British Columbia Cancer Agency, Department of Medical Physics, Vancouver Centre (Canada); Karan, Tania [Stronach Regional Cancer Centre, Newmarket, ON (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    Introduction: Radiation detector responses can be affected by dose rate. Due to higher dose per pulse and wider range of mu rates in FFF beams, detector responses should be characterized prior to implementation of QA protocols for FFF beams. During VMAT delivery, the MU rate may also vary dramatically within a treatment fraction. This study looks at the dose per pulse variation throughout a 3D volume for typical VMAT plans and the response characteristics for a variety of detectors, and makes recommendations on the design of QA protocols for FFF VMAT QA. Materials and Methods: Linac log file data and a simplified dose calculation algorithm are used to calculate dose per pulse for a variety of clinical VMAT plans, on a voxel by voxel basis, as a function of time in a cylindrical phantom. Diode and ion chamber array responses are characterized over the relevant range of dose per pulse and dose rate. Results: Dose per pulse ranges from <0.1 mGy/pulse to 1.5 mGy/pulse in a typical VMAT treatment delivery using the 10XFFF beam. Diode detector arrays demonstrate increased sensitivity to dose (+./− 3%) with increasing dose per pulse over this range. Ion chamber arrays demonstrate decreased sensitivity to dose (+/− 1%) with increasing dose rate over this range. Conclusions: QA protocols should be designed taking into consideration inherent changes in detector sensitivity with dose rate. Neglecting to account for changes in detector response with dose per pulse can lead to skewed QA results.

  6. Poster - Thur Eve - 41: Effect of beam symmetry on enhanced dynamic wedge quality assurance and tolerance levels.

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    Meyer, T; Hudson, A

    2012-07-01

    Wedged fields are common in three dimensional conformal radiation therapy and require appropriate quality assurance (QA). Currently, our centre calculates the angle of enhanced dynamic wedge (EDW) deliveries with the PROFILER at a monthly frequency but Canadian guidelines on the recommended QA of enhanced dynamic wedges are not available yet. TG-142 recommendations include monthly validation of the central axis wedge factors with only annual verification of wedge profiles. Our monthly QA results have demonstrated a sensitivity of the calculated EDW angle to open beam symmetry. The goal of this work is to compare wedge angle and direct profile comparison as QA measures of EDW delivery and determine appropriate parameter tolerances. The impact of open field symmetry variations on EDW profiles was determined by varying beam symmetry with a test potentiometer and measuring the resulting EDW beam profile with the PROFILER. A calculated wedge angle and direct profile comparison were used to describe the deviations in EDW deliveries. The impact of the deviations on typical plans incorporating wedged fields was evaluated by constructing 'equivalent wedges' to the profile deviations using mixed 60 degree and open field beams and performing plan comparisons in Eclipse. Beam symmetry was observed to have a significant impact on wedge angle for small angle wedges, with a 1% symmetry tolerance allowing a 3.4 degree range of wedge angles for a nominal 10 degree wedge. Direct profile comparison allows a more consistent definition of a dose based tolerance range to be applied without angle dependent tolerances. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  7. Presidendi äi solvus väimehe ja tütre peale / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2007-01-01

    Soome riigivisiidile sõitnud president Toomas Hendrik Ilves koos abikaasaga ei külasta reisi vältel Helsingis elavat proua Evelin Ilvese isa Lembit Inti. Vabariigi President riigivisiidil Soome Vabariiki 14.-16.03.2007

  8. Electric vehicle station equipment for grid-integrated vehicles

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    Kempton, Willett; Kiamilev, Fouad; McGee, Rodney; Waite, Nick

    2017-09-05

    Methods, systems, and apparatus transferring power between the grid and an electric vehicle are disclosed. The apparatus may include at least one vehicle communication port for interfacing with electric vehicle equipment (EVE) and a processor coupled to the at least one vehicle communication port to establish communication with the EVE, receive EVE attributes from the EVE, and transmit electric vehicle station equipment (EVSE) attributes to the EVE. Power may be transferred between the grid and the electric vehicle by maintaining EVSE attributes, establishing communication with the EVE, and transmitting the EVSE maintained attributes to the EVE.

  9. Noorte staaride sügiseplaanid : Mari-Leen lõpetab keskkooli, Laura läheb USAsse, Birgit teeb plaati / Eveli Rebane

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    Rebane, Eveli

    2007-01-01

    Oma tulevikuplaanidest räägivad: lauljatar Mari-Leen Kaselaan, konkursi "Eesti otsib superstaari" võitja Birgit Õigemeel, lauljatar Laura Põldvere, filmi "Klass" peaosatäitjad Vallo Kirs ja Paula Solvak, Eesti esikäsipallur Mait Patrail, lauljatarid Mari-Liis Aasmäe ja Taisi Pettai ning konkursi "Eesti otsib superstaari" finaali pääsenud Nele Kirsipuu

  10. Poster - Thur Eve - 23: Statistical analysis and verification of the percentage depth dose calculation based on the tissue maximum ratio in external beam radiotherapy.

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    Isa, M; Iqbal, K; Afzal, M; Buzdar, S; Chow, J

    2012-07-01

    The aim of this study is to perform a statistical analysis to verify the calculated percentage depth dose (PDD) based on the tissue maximum ratio (TMR) with the PDD measurements taken in water. 6 and 15 MV photon beams produced by a Varian linear 2100 C/D accelerator were used. PDDs and TMRs were measured at various depths and field sizes (5 × 5, 10 × 10, 15 × 15, 20 × 20 and 30 × 30 cm(2) ) using a PTW 31006 ionization chamber and a scanning water tank. By comparing the calculated and measured PDD results, it was seen that for larger field sizes the deviation between the calculated and measured PDD was smaller. Deviations between the calculated and measured results were found to be higher in the build-up regions of the 6 and 15 MV photon beams. For the statistical analyses, t-tests were performed using the measured and calculated PDDs for each field size but showed insignificant deviations for the 6 and 15 MV photon beams. The mean t-test values are 0.952 and 0.970 for the 6 and 15 MV photon beams, respectively. The difference between the calculated and measured PDD is within the acceptable range according to the ICRU reports (ICRU Report No. 24, 1976). We conclude that accurate calculation of the PDD using the measured TMR data is possible, which is useful as the PDD cannot be measured directly. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  11. Proyecto de investigación sobre la formación teórico-práctica de profesionales sanitarios en el protocolo de EVE

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    Galindo García, María

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    En Diciembre de 2013, comenzó un brote de enfermedad por el virus Ébola, una enfermedad muy peligrosa, con una letalidad de hasta el 90% y sin un tratamiento o vacuna existentes en la actualidad. Por esta razón la prevención es la solución y la mejor forma de evitar contagios entre la población sanitaria es la creación de un protocolo de actuación y la instrucción adecuada de los profesionales. Proponer un proyecto de estudio a través del cual se evalúe a los profesionales sanitarios en el ap...

  12. Poster — Thur Eve — 45: Comparison of different Monte Carlo methods of scoring linear energy transfer in modulated proton therapy beams

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    Granville, DA [Carleton Laboratory for Radiotherapy Physics, Carleton University, Ottawa (Canada); Sawakuchi, GO [Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (United States)

    2014-08-15

    In this work, we demonstrate inconsistencies in commonly used Monte Carlo methods of scoring linear energy transfer (LET) in proton therapy beams. In particle therapy beams, the LET is an important parameter because the relative biological effectiveness (RBE) depends on it. LET is often determined using Monte Carlo techniques. We used a realistic Monte Carlo model of a proton therapy nozzle to score proton LET in spread-out Bragg peak (SOBP) depth-dose distributions. We used three different scoring and calculation techniques to determine average LET at varying depths within a 140 MeV beam with a 4 cm SOBP and a 250 MeV beam with a 10 cm SOBP. These techniques included fluence-weighted (Φ-LET) and dose-weighted average (D-LET) LET calculations from: 1) scored energy spectra converted to LET spectra through a lookup table, 2) directly scored LET spectra and 3) accumulated LET scored ‘on-the-fly’ during simulations. All protons (primary and secondary) were included in the scoring. Φ-LET was found to be less sensitive to changes in scoring technique than D-LET. In addition, the spectral scoring methods were sensitive to low-energy (high-LET) cutoff values in the averaging. Using cutoff parameters chosen carefully for consistency between techniques, we found variations in Φ-LET values of up to 1.6% and variations in D-LET values of up to 11.2% for the same irradiation conditions, depending on the method used to score LET. Variations were largest near the end of the SOBP, where the LET and energy spectra are broader.

  13. Ärma talu hämarad asjad ehk Kas presidendi ärisuhe oma abikaasa firmaga saab olla üksnes tema eraasi / Eve Heinla

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    Heinla, Eve, 1966-

    2007-01-01

    Presidendi kantselei ei avalikusta president Toomas Hendrik Ilvese Ärma talu ametiajaks üürilevõtmise üksikasju, väites, et tegu on perekond Ilvese isikliku asjaga. Arvamust avaldavad Riigikogu liikmed Ain Seppik, Jaanus Marrandi ja Igor Gräzin, ärimees Rein Kilk ja Maksumaksjate Liidu esimees Lasse Lehis. Vt. samas: President kulutab töötasu, nagu soovib. Selgitab presidendi kantselei avalike suhete juht Kristel Peterson. Vt. ka lk. 10: Soonvald, Urmo. Jutumees Ärmalt. Tsitaate president T.H. Ilvese sõnavõttudest eetika ja moraali teemadel

  14. Statistical Physics on the Eve of the 21st Century: in Honour of J B McGuire on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday

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    Batchelor, Murray T.; Wille, Luc T.

    The Table of Contents for the book is as follows: * Preface * Modelling the Immune System - An Example of the Simulation of Complex Biological Systems * Brief Overview of Quantum Computation * Quantal Information in Statistical Physics * Modeling Economic Randomness: Statistical Mechanics of Market Phenomena * Essentially Singular Solutions of Feigenbaum- Type Functional Equations * Spatiotemporal Chaotic Dynamics in Coupled Map Lattices * Approach to Equilibrium of Chaotic Systems * From Level to Level in Brain and Behavior * Linear and Entropic Transformations of the Hydrophobic Free Energy Sequence Help Characterize a Novel Brain Polyprotein: CART's Protein * Dynamical Systems Response to Pulsed High-Frequency Fields * Bose-Einstein Condensates in the Light of Nonlinear Physics * Markov Superposition Expansion for the Entropy and Correlation Functions in Two and Three Dimensions * Calculation of Wave Center Deflection and Multifractal Analysis of Directed Waves Through the Study of su(1,1)Ferromagnets * Spectral Properties and Phases in Hierarchical Master Equations * Universality of the Distribution Functions of Random Matrix Theory * The Universal Chiral Partition Function for Exclusion Statistics * Continuous Space-Time Symmetries in a Lattice Field Theory * Quelques Cas Limites du Problème à N Corps Unidimensionnel * Integrable Models of Correlated Electrons * On the Riemann Surface of the Three-State Chiral Potts Model * Two Exactly Soluble Lattice Models in Three Dimensions * Competition of Ferromagnetic and Antiferromagnetic Order in the Spin-l/2 XXZ Chain at Finite Temperature * Extended Vertex Operator Algebras and Monomial Bases * Parity and Charge Conjugation Symmetries and S Matrix of the XXZ Chain * An Exactly Solvable Constrained XXZ Chain * Integrable Mixed Vertex Models Ftom the Braid-Monoid Algebra * From Yang-Baxter Equations to Dynamical Zeta Functions for Birational Tlansformations * Hexagonal Lattice Directed Site Animals * Direction in the Star-Triangle Relations * A Self-Avoiding Walk Through Exactly Solved Lattice Models in Statistical Mechanics

  15. Poster - Thur Eve - 06: Comparison of an open source genetic algorithm to the commercially used IPSA for generation of seed distributions in LDR prostate brachytherapy.

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    McGeachy, P; Khan, R

    2012-07-01

    In early stage prostate cancer, low dose rate (LDR) prostate brachytherapy is a favorable treatment modality, where small radioactive seeds are permanently implanted throughout the prostate. Treatment centres currently rely on a commercial optimization algorithm, IPSA, to generate seed distributions for treatment plans. However, commercial software does not allow the user access to the source code, thus reducing the flexibility for treatment planning and impeding any implementation of new and, perhaps, improved clinical techniques. An open source genetic algorithm (GA) has been encoded in MATLAB to generate seed distributions for a simplified prostate and urethra model. To assess the quality of the seed distributions created by the GA, both the GA and IPSA were used to generate seed distributions for two clinically relevant scenarios and the quality of the GA distributions relative to IPSA distributions and clinically accepted standards for seed distributions was investigated. The first clinically relevant scenario involved generating seed distributions for three different prostate volumes (19.2 cc, 32.4 cc, and 54.7 cc). The second scenario involved generating distributions for three separate seed activities (0.397 mCi, 0.455 mCi, and 0.5 mCi). Both GA and IPSA met the clinically accepted criteria for the two scenarios, where distributions produced by the GA were comparable to IPSA in terms of full coverage of the prostate by the prescribed dose, and minimized dose to the urethra, which passed straight through the prostate. Further, the GA offered improved reduction of high dose regions (i.e hot spots) within the planned target volume. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  16. Reading Zolotov: a source of knowledge, inspiration and pleasure--thoughts and emotions on the eve of the 80th jubilee of Academician Yuri Aleksandrovich Zolotov.

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    Tsalev, Dimiter L

    2012-12-15

    Academician Yuri Aleksandrovich Zolotov is a world-wide recognized man in analytical science and chemical analysis. This paper is an appreciation by the author for the long term influence of Professor Zolotov scientific ideas and creative publications on his raising up as scientist during his early studies at Moscow State University and generally on his professional life. The article is a hybrid of personal tribute, historical reminiscence, and a brief tutorial mostly aimed at juniors in science. Paper is illustrated by several photographs and supplemented by references to several of most influencial books by Zolotov. Several Bulgarian analytical chemists share their impressions from Professor Zolotov personality and achievements in science. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  17. Poster - Thurs Eve-09: Evaluation of a commercial 2D ion-chamber array for intensity modulated radiation therapy dose measurements.

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    Mei, X; Bracken, G; Kerr, A

    2008-07-01

    Experimental verification of calculated dose from a treatment planning system is often essential for quality assurance (QA) of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Film dosimetry and single ion chamber measurements are commonly used for IMRT QA. Film dosimetry has very good spatial resolution, but is labor intensive and absolute dose is not reliable. Ion chamber measurements are still required for absolute dose after measurements using films. Dosimeters based on 2D detector arrays that can measure 2D dose in real-time are gaining wider use. These devices provide a much easier and reliable tool for IMRT QA. We report the evaluation of a commercial 2D ion chamber array, including its basic performance characteristics, such as linearity, reproducibility and uniformity of relative ion chamber sensitivities, and comparisons between measured 2D dose and calculated dose with a commercial treatment planning system. Our analysis shows this matrix has excellent linearity and reproducibility, but relative sensitivities are tilted such that the +Y region is over sensitive, while the -Y region is under sensitive. Despite this behavior, our results show good agreement between measured 2D dose profiles and Eclipse planned data for IMRT test plans and a few verification plans for clinical breast field-in-field plans. The gamma values (3% or 3 mm distance-to-agreement) are all less than 1 except for one or two pixels at the field edge This device provides a fast and reliable stand-alone dosimeter for IMRT QA. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  18. Poster - Thur Eve - 50: Planning and delivery accuracy of stereotactic radiosurgery with Tomotherapy as compared to linear-accelerator and robotic based radiosurgery.

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    Thakur, V; Soisson, E; Ruo, R; Doucet, R; Parker, W; Seuntjens, J

    2012-07-01

    This study includes planning and delivery comparison of three stereotactic radiosurgery techniques : Helical Tomotherapy (HT), circular collimator-based Linear-accelerator and robotic-radiosurgery. Plans were generated for two spherical targets of diameter 6 mm and 10 mm contoured at the center of a Lucite phantom, using similar planning constrains. Planning comparison showed that average conformality (0-1best) for Linear-accelerator, robotic-radiosurgery and HT was 1.43, 1.24, and 1.77 and gradient index (less is better) was 2.72, 4.50 and 13.56 respectively. For delivery comparison, plans were delivered to radiochromic film and measured dose was compared with the planned dose. For Linear-accelerator and robotic-radiosurgery more than 99% pixels-passing a gamma criteria of 3% dose difference and 1 mm distance to agreement where as for HT this value was as low as 40% for off-axis targets. Further investigation of the delivery accuracy as a function of the location of the target with in the bore was initiated using small volume A1SL (0.057 cm3 ) and MicroLion liquid ion chamber (0.0017 cm3 ). Point dose measurements for targets located at the center and 10 cm away from the center of the bore showed that delivered dose varied by more than 15% for targets placed away from the center of the bore as opposed to at the center. In conclusion, Linear-accelerator and the robotic-radiosurgery techniques showed preferable gradient and conformality. For HT, point dose measurements were significantly lower than predicted by the TPS when the target was positioned away from the isocenter, while they were found to be higher at isocenter. © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  19. Poster - Thurs Eve-03: Dose verification using a 2D diode array (Mapcheck) for electron beam modeling, QA and patient customized cutouts.

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    Ghasroddashti, E; Sawchuk, S

    2008-07-01

    To assess a diode detector array (MapCheck) for commissioning, quality assurance (QA); and patient specific QA for electrons. 2D dose information was captured for various depths at several square fields ranging from 2×2 to 25×25cm2 , and 9 patient customized cutouts using both Mapcheck and a scanning water phantom. Beam energies of 6, 9, 12, 16 and 20 MeV produced by Varian linacs were used. The water tank, beam energies and fields were also modeled on the Pinnacle planning system obtaining dose information. Mapcheck, water phantom and Pinnacle results were compared. Relative output factors (ROF) acquired with Mapcheck were compared to an in-house algorithm (JeffIrreg). Inter- and intra-observer variability was also investigated Results: Profiles and %DD data for Mapcheck, water tank, and Pinnacle agree well. High-dose, low-dose-gradient comparisons agree to within 1% between Mapcheck and water phantom. Field size comparisons showed mostly sub-millimeter agreement. ROFs for Mapcheck and JeffIrreg agreed within 2.0% (mean=0.9%±0.6%). The current standard for electron commissioning and QA is the scanning water tank which may be inefficient. Our results demonstrate that MapCheck can potentially be an alternative. Also the dose distributions for patient specific electron treatment require verification. This procedure is particularly challenging when the minimum dimension across the central axis of the cutout is smaller than the range of the electrons in question. Mapcheck offers an easy and efficient way of determining patient dose distributions especially compared to using the alternatives, namely, ion chamber and film. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  20. HIV testing experiences and their implications for patient engagement with HIV care and treatment on the eve of 'test and treat'

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    Wringe, Alison; Moshabela, Mosa; Nyamukapa, Constance

    2017-01-01

    and engage in care, some delivered static, morally charged messages regarding sexual behaviours and expectations of clinic use which discouraged future care seeking. Repeat testing was commonly reported, reflecting patients’ doubts over the accuracy of prior results and beliefs that antiretroviral therapy...

  1. Poster - Thurs Eve-40: The potential of using SPECT ventilation information with IMRT for functional lung avoidance in radiotherapy of non small cell lung cancer.

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    Munawar, I; Yaremko, B; Craig, J; Chen, J; Oliver, M; Gaede, S; Rodrigues, G; Yu, E; Reid, R; Leung, E; Wong, E

    2008-07-01

    We have investigated the feasibility of using ventilation scans obtained from single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) planning in lung cancer radiotherapy to avoid well functioning lung. We fused SPECT ventilation scans acquired at GE Hawkeye SPECT-CT of ten stage-III lung radiotherapy patients with planning CT in treatment planning system (Pinnacle v8.0, Philips Medical Systems). We automatically segment out 50% and 70% ventilated volumes. For each patient, we generated IMRT plans using nine equally spaced beams with and without avoiding well ventilated volume. They were compared with three beam IMRT plans with beam directions chosen to minimize the mean dose to the ventilated lung volumes, while keeping cord dose below tolerance and dose uniformity in the target. The plans generated using functional lung avoidance information reduces the doses to the functioning lung. With both IMRT avoidance plans, we could not obtain better functional avoidance or lower V-20Gy (volume receiving 20Gy or more) for total lung when the planning target volume (PTV) was surrounded by functional lung volumes. We were able to achieve better ventilated lung avoidance and lower total lung V-20Gy when the PTV is close to, but not surrounded by functioning lung volumes. For patients with the PTV that is far from 50% and 70% functional lung volumes, three-field IMRT spare the ventilated lung as well as nine-field IMRT ventilation avoidance plan, with a lower total lung V20-Gy. © 2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

  2. Development in Harbour Construction, Infrastructure and Topography on the Eve of the Early Modern Age in the Baltic (1450-1600)

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    Springmann, Maik Jens O R

    2016-01-01

    Ships are no Flying Dutchmen! They need a harbour. Therefore, the development of ship construction is pretty much connected with that of harbour construction, and beyond this, they influence the topography and infrastructure of a harbour. The transition between the Medieval period and the Early...... Modern Age is a period of great change in the development of larger ships, even in the Baltic. Furthermore, the internationalisation of Baltic trade took place. In Medieval times, ship construction followed conditions in the harbours. In the Early Modern Age, it was the other way round. Now, harbour...... construction, topography and infrastructure follow the development of ship construction. The paper focuses on the deep impact that larger multi-mast sailing ships had on the development of Baltic harbours...

  3. Systemic Liquidity Shocks and Banking Sector Liquidity Characteristics on the Eve of Liquidity Coverage Ratio Application - The Case of the Czech Republic1

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    Brůna Karel

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available The paper contains an analysis of the economic and regulatory concept of bank liquidity in the context of systemic liquidity shock. A formal model analysis shows that the application of liquidity coverage ratio (LCR based on Basel III will lead to a significant adaptation of banks liquidity management. LCR causes a change in bank’s liquidity allocation and funding to be less effective and more costly and restrictive for providing credits comparing with economic determinants. It is demonstrated that the application of LCR underestimates actual liquidity position of a bank and leads to allocation ineffectiveness. The empirical part contains simulation of impacts of systemic liquidity shock on the banking sector’s ability to withstand the unfavourable credit shock while solvency is maintained. The results confirm the robustness of the Czech banking system ensuing from the systemic surplus of liquidity, high volume of bank capital and its high profitability. The estimations of the VAR model show that the relations between liquidity characteristics of banks, sources of aggregate liquidity shock, interbank market illiquidity and the credit facilities of the Czech National Bank are relatively weak, supporting the conclusion that the banks face liquidity shocks of non-persistent character.

  4. "Poor Banished Children of Eve": Tom Murphy and the syntax of historyDOI:10.5007/2175-8026.2010n58p217

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    Paul Murphy

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available This essay engages with the work of playwright Tom Murphy and suggests that Murphy synthesizes the dialectic between past and present by representing history as a process of story-telling, where hegemonic Catholic bourgeois nationalist history is contradicted by repressed discourses of class and gender.   The aim is to move beyond a reading of Irish theatre grounded in identitarian paradigms of nation and nationalism, towards an engagement with ethical issues of class and gender subordination which are as much a part of Irish cultural politics as the nation is or ever was.

  5. Internuncio Antonio Francesco Cirioli's correspondence with the Secretary of State on the eve of the General Sejm held in Warsaw in 1623 (part II

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    Tadeusz Fitych

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    Full Text Available From the mid-16th century onwards, the Apostolic Nunciature in Poland was pro-parliamentary, anti-Turkish and counter-reformative. It should not come as a surprise that the preliminary instruction issued to nuncio Giovanni Battista Lacellotti to stay especially alert and secure the interest of the Catholic Church in Poland as well as care for Christian affairs during parliamentary sessions acquired particular significance. In early November 1622, by the appointment of cardinal Cosimo de Torres, under Gregory's XV papal brief of 3 December 1622, Antonio Francesco Cirioli became internuncio. A Bolognese by origin, Cirioli was and a Doctor of Laws and from 1621 an auditor of Cosimo de Torres's nunciature (to date completely absent from the literature of the subject. The office of the internuncio in Warsaw, to which he was appointed following his 13-month service as an auditor, was held by Cirioli for as many as twenty-three weeks, i.e. from 19 November 1622 to 29 April 1623.

  6. HIV testing experiences and their implications for patient engagement with HIV care and treatment on the eve of 'test and treat': findings from a multicountry qualitative study.

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    Wringe, Alison; Moshabela, Mosa; Nyamukapa, Constance; Bukenya, Dominic; Ondenge, Ken; Ddaaki, William; Wamoyi, Joyce; Seeley, Janet; Church, Kathryn; Zaba, Basia; Hosegood, Victoria; Bonnington, Oliver; Skovdal, Morten; Renju, Jenny

    2017-07-01

    In view of expanding 'test and treat' initiatives, we sought to elicit how the experience of HIV testing influenced subsequent engagement in HIV care among people diagnosed with HIV. As part of a multisite qualitative study, we conducted in-depth interviews in Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi and Zimbabwe with 5-10 health workers and 28-59 people living with HIV, per country. Topic guides covered patient and provider experiences of HIV testing and treatment services. Themes were derived through deductive and inductive coding. Various practices and techniques were employed by health workers to increase HIV testing uptake in line with national policies, some of which affected patients' subsequent engagement with HIV services. Provider-initiated testing was generally appreciated, but rarely considered voluntary, with instances of coercion and testing without consent, which could lead to disengagement from care.Conflicting rationalities for HIV testing between health workers and their clients caused tensions that undermined engagement in HIV care among people living with HIV. Although many health workers helped clients to accept their diagnosis and engage in care, some delivered static, morally charged messages regarding sexual behaviours and expectations of clinic use which discouraged future care seeking. Repeat testing was commonly reported, reflecting patients' doubts over the accuracy of prior results and beliefs that antiretroviral therapy may cure HIV. Repeat testing provided an opportunity to develop familiarity with clinical procedures, address concerns about HIV services and build trust with health workers. The principles of consent and confidentiality that should underlie HIV testing and counselling practices may be modified or omitted by health workers to achieve perceived public health benefits and policy expectations. While such actions can increase HIV testing rates, they may also jeopardise efforts to connect people diagnosed with HIV to long-term care, and undermine the potential of test and treat interventions. © Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2017. All rights reserved. No commercial use is permitted unless otherwise expressly granted.

  7. Hierarchs of the Russion Orthodox Church on the Eve of "Great Terror". The List of Hierarchs from the Investigation Case of Metropolitan Seraphim (Alexandrov, 1937.

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    Il'iashenko Nikolai

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available This article comments on the important source of information on the history of Russian hierarchy which is the list of bishops. This list belonged to Metropolitan Seraphim (Alexandrov and is now stored in the Archives of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Akmola region in the investigation fi le of Metropolitan Seraphim. The list was composed in 1933-1934, and off ers the following characteristics of bishops : the date of birth and ordination , the rank, the academic degree, whether abroad, in offi ce or retired . The last parameter denoted those who did not actually rule the diocese. The work of keeping records on the changes in life of the Russian episcopate was conducted systematically; the list is remarkably full. The introductory article analyzes the principles of formation and changes in the list of the episcopate which took place under the change of the supreme ecclesiastical authority. It also compares the data of the list with the published documents of the Moscow Patriarchate of 1934. Thus we come to the following conclusions: bishops Renovationists, Gregorians and those ordained abroad are not found in the list with few exceptions. It is explained by the ignorance of the compiler. The fi rst and the second were not recognized as bishops of the Russian Church, and they didn’t have actual data on those abroad because of the diffi culties in dealing with foreign countries. Nonetheless, the list contains the hierarchy who were opposed to Metropolitan Sergius which means that de facto they were considered fullfl edged gracious bishops in spite of being reprimanded for “separating”. Mass ordinations allowed to hold back the decline of the episcopate for a while. The soviet authorities prevented the bishops from ruling their dioceses even under the compromise policy of Metropolitan Sergius ( Stragorodsky during the second period of his episcopacy. At this time much fewer bishops were ordained, and the new bishops were characterised as being in agreement with the Locum Tenens. The authorities still harassed them but less than the rest. The article also notes that after the Revolution of 1917–1918 there was a tendency to ease the requirements to the candidates for the episcopacy: the level of education was deteriorating.

  8. The Plans of the Parties and the Balance of Forces on the Southern Wing of the Soviet-German Front on the Eve of Spring - Summer 1942 Campaign

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    Vladimir I. Afanasenko

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available In the summer campaign of 1942 both warring sides were planning offensive operations with strategic goals. Stavka expected during successive operations from south to north to break the main enemy grouping in the Crimea, Donbass, in the direction of Moscow, Leningrad unlock. The German command was preparing a major impact on the southern wing of the Soviet-German front. For this it was quantitatively and qualitatively enhanced the southern group of German troops, sent here as the main forces of the Allies, Romanian, Hungarian and Italian troops, two divisions of the Slovaks. The Soviet command of the Bryansk, South-Western and Southern Fronts failed to reveal the direction of the main Wehrmacht forces and organize defenses in the offensive zone percussion groups of forces of Germany and its allies troops.

  9. Poster — Thur Eve — 44: Linearization of Compartmental Models for More Robust Estimates of Regional Hemodynamic, Metabolic and Functional Parameters using DCE-CT/PET Imaging

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    Blais, AR; Dekaban, M; Lee, T-Y [Department of Medical Biophysics and Robarts Research Institute, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    Quantitative analysis of dynamic positron emission tomography (PET) data usually involves minimizing a cost function with nonlinear regression, wherein the choice of starting parameter values and the presence of local minima affect the bias and variability of the estimated kinetic parameters. These nonlinear methods can also require lengthy computation time, making them unsuitable for use in clinical settings. Kinetic modeling of PET aims to estimate the rate parameter k{sub 3}, which is the binding affinity of the tracer to a biological process of interest and is highly susceptible to noise inherent in PET image acquisition. We have developed linearized kinetic models for kinetic analysis of dynamic contrast enhanced computed tomography (DCE-CT)/PET imaging, including a 2-compartment model for DCE-CT and a 3-compartment model for PET. Use of kinetic parameters estimated from DCE-CT can stabilize the kinetic analysis of dynamic PET data, allowing for more robust estimation of k{sub 3}. Furthermore, these linearized models are solved with a non-negative least squares algorithm and together they provide other advantages including: 1) only one possible solution and they do not require a choice of starting parameter values, 2) parameter estimates are comparable in accuracy to those from nonlinear models, 3) significantly reduced computational time. Our simulated data show that when blood volume and permeability are estimated with DCE-CT, the bias of k{sub 3} estimation with our linearized model is 1.97 ± 38.5% for 1,000 runs with a signal-to-noise ratio of 10. In summary, we have developed a computationally efficient technique for accurate estimation of k{sub 3} from noisy dynamic PET data.

  10. Poster — Thur Eve — 67: Tangential Modulated Arc Therapy (TMAT): A Novel Technique using Megavoltage Photons for the Treatment of Superficial Disease

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    Hadsell, M; Xing, L; Bush, K [Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center (United States)

    2014-08-15

    We propose a new type of treatment that employs a modulated tangential photon field to provide superior coverage of complex superficial targets when compared to other commonly employed methods, and drastically reduce dose to the underlying sensitive structures often present in these cases. TMAT plans were formulated for a set of four representative cases: 1. Scalp sarcoma, 2. Posterior chest-wall sarcoma, 3. Pleural mesothelioma with intact lung, 4. Chest-wall with deep inframammary nodes. For these cases, asymmetric jaw placement, angular limitations, and central isocenter placements were used to force optimization solutions with beam lines tangential to the body surface. When compared with unrestricted modulated arcs, the tangential arc scalp treatment reduced the max and mean doses delivered to the brain by 33Gy (from 55Gy to 22Gy) and 6Gy (from 14Gy to 8Gy), respectively. In the posterior chest wall case, the V10 for the ipsilateral lung was kept below 5% impressively while retaining the 45Gy target prescription coverage by over 97%. For the breast chest-wall case, the TMAT plan achieved reductions in high dose to the ipsilateral lung and heart by a factor of 2–3 when compared to classic, laterally opposed, tangents and reduced the V5 by 40% when compared to standard modulated arcs. TMAT has outperformed the conventional modalities of treatment for superficial lesions used in our clinic. We hope that with the advent of digitally controlled linear accelerators, we can uncover further benefits of this new technique and extend its applicability to a wider section of the patient population.

  11. Uus Euroopa pärimismäärus ning selle koht Eesti rahvusvahelises eraõiguses ja rahvusvahelises tsiviil(kohtu)menetluses / Eve Põtter, Maarja Torga

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    Põtter, Eve

    2013-01-01

    Ülevaade Euroopa pärimismääruse (EL 650/2012) kohaldamisalast ning määruses sisalduvast regulatsioonist. Määruse vahekord Eesti riigisisese õiguse ning Eesti rahvusvaheliste lepingutega, eelkõige nn kolmandate riikidega sõlmitud õigusabilepingutega

  12. Applying new seismic analysis techniques to the lunar seismic dataset: New information about the Moon and planetary seismology on the eve of InSight

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    Dimech, J. L.; Weber, R. C.; Knapmeyer-Endrun, B.; Arnold, R.; Savage, M. K.

    2016-12-01

    The field of planetary science is poised for a major advance with the upcoming InSight mission to Mars due to launch in May 2018. Seismic analysis techniques adapted for use on planetary data are therefore highly relevant to the field. The heart of this project is in the application of new seismic analysis techniques to the lunar seismic dataset to learn more about the Moon's crust and mantle structure, with particular emphasis on `deep' moonquakes which are situated half-way between the lunar surface and its core with no surface expression. Techniques proven to work on the Moon might also be beneficial for InSight and future planetary seismology missions which face similar technical challenges. The techniques include: (1) an event-detection and classification algorithm based on `Hidden Markov Models' to reclassify known moonquakes and look for new ones. Apollo 17 gravimeter and geophone data will also be included in this effort. (2) Measurements of anisotropy in the lunar mantle and crust using `shear-wave splitting'. Preliminary measurements on deep moonquakes using the MFAST program are encouraging, and continued evaluation may reveal new structural information on the Moon's mantle. (3) Probabilistic moonquake locations using NonLinLoc, a non-linear hypocenter location technique, using a modified version of the codes designed to work with the Moon's radius. Successful application may provide a new catalog of moonquake locations with rigorous uncertainty information, which would be a valuable input into: (4) new fault plane constraints from focal mechanisms using a novel approach to Bayes' theorem which factor in uncertainties in hypocenter coordinates and S-P amplitude ratios. Preliminary results, such as shear-wave splitting measurements, will be presented and discussed.

  13. Poster — Thur Eve — 46: Monte Carlo model of the Novalis Classic 6MV stereotactic linear accelerator using the GATE simulation platform

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    Wiebe, J [Department of Medical Physics, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary AB (Canada); Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (Canada); Ploquin, N [Department of Medical Physics, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary AB (Canada); Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (Canada); Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    Monte Carlo (MC) simulation is accepted as the most accurate method to predict dose deposition when compared to other methods in radiation treatment planning. Current dose calculation algorithms used for treatment planning can become inaccurate when small radiation fields and tissue inhomogeneities are present. At our centre the Novalis Classic linear accelerator (linac) is used for Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS). The first MC model to date of the Novalis Classic linac was developed at our centre using the Geant4 Application for Tomographic Emission (GATE) simulation platform. GATE is relatively new, open source MC software built from CERN's Geometry and Tracking 4 (Geant4) toolkit. The linac geometry was modeled using manufacturer specifications, as well as in-house measurements of the micro MLC's. Among multiple model parameters, the initial electron beam was adjusted so that calculated depth dose curves agreed with measured values. Simulations were run on the European Grid Infrastructure through GateLab. Simulation time is approximately 8 hours on GateLab for a complete head model simulation to acquire a phase space file. Current results have a majority of points within 3% of the measured dose values for square field sizes ranging from 6×6 mm{sup 2} to 98×98 mm{sup 2} (maximum field size on the Novalis Classic linac) at 100 cm SSD. The x-ray spectrum was determined from the MC data as well. The model provides an investigation into GATE'S capabilities and has the potential to be used as a research tool and an independent dose calculation engine for clinical treatment plans.

  14. Unionised Faculty and the Political Left: Communism and the American Federation of Teachers on the Eve of the Second World War

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    Cain, Timothy Reese

    2012-01-01

    During the contentious late 1930s and early 1940s, American education and American labour struggled with both internal and external concerns over Communist infiltration. These struggles converged on the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), a union of 30,000 K-12 and college teachers. Through its focus on leftist politics and organised college…

  15. "As I deeply understand the importance and greatly admire the poetry of experiment..." (on the eve of P N Lebedev's anniversary)

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    Shcherbakov, R. N.

    2016-02-01

    Whatever we think of the eminent Russian physicist P N Lebedev, whatever our understanding of how his work was affected by circumstances in and outside of Russia, whatever value is placed on the basic elements of his twenty-year career and personal life and of his great successes and, happily, not so great failures, and whatever the stories of his happy times and his countless misfortunes, one thing remains clear — P N Lebedev's skill and talent served well to foster the development of global science and to improve the reputation of Russia as a scientific nation.

  16. Poster — Thur Eve — 30: 4D VMAT dose calculation methodology to investigate the interplay effect: experimental validation using TrueBeam Developer Mode and Gafchromic film

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    Teke, T; Milette, MP [BC Cancer Agency Centre for the Southern Interior (Canada); Huang, V; Thomas, SD [BC Cancer Agency Fraser Valley Cancer Centre (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    The interplay effect between the tumor motion and the radiation beam modulation during a VMAT treatment delivery alters the delivered dose distribution from the planned one. This work present and validate a method to accurately calculate the dose distribution in 4D taking into account the tumor motion, the field modulation and the treatment starting phase. A QUASAR™ respiratory motion phantom was 4D scanned with motion amplitude of 3 cm and with a 3 second period. A static scan was also acquired with the lung insert and the tumor contained in it centered. A VMAT plan with a 6XFFF beam was created on the averaged CT and delivered on a Varian TrueBeam and the trajectory log file was saved. From the trajectory log file 10 VMAT plans (one for each breathing phase) and a developer mode XML file were created. For the 10 VMAT plans, the tumor motion was modeled by moving the isocentre on the static scan, the plans were re-calculated and summed in the treatment planning system. In the developer mode, the tumor motion was simulated by moving the couch dynamically during the treatment. Gafchromic films were placed in the QUASAR phantom static and irradiated using the developer mode. Different treatment starting phase were investigated (no phase shift, maximum inhalation and maximum exhalation). Calculated and measured isodose lines and profiles are in very good agreement. For each starting phase, the dose distribution exhibit significant differences but are accurately calculated with the methodology presented in this work.

  17. Estonia hukk jõuab kinolinale / Anari Koppel

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    Koppel, Anari

    2003-01-01

    Saksamaal esilinastub 2. oktoobril poliitiline põnevusfilm "Balti torm" ("Baltic Storm"), mis kujutab parvlaev "Estonia" hukku venelaste vandenõu tulemusena. Film jõuab Eestis linale novembri alul. Produtsendid on Jutta Rabe ja Kaj Holmberg, režissöör ja üks stsenariste Reuben Leder, peaosades Greta Scacchi ja Jürgen Prochnow. Kaasa teeb ka Donald Sutherland USA kindrali rollis. Eesti näitlejaist teevad kaasa Rein Oja ja väikeses rollis Urmas Alenderi lesk Helje Kaskel. Kõlab ka U. Alenderi laul

  18. Aggregation server for grid-integrated vehicles

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    Kempton, Willett

    2015-05-26

    Methods, systems, and apparatus for aggregating electric power flow between an electric grid and electric vehicles are disclosed. An apparatus for aggregating power flow may include a memory and a processor coupled to the memory to receive electric vehicle equipment (EVE) attributes from a plurality of EVEs, aggregate EVE attributes, predict total available capacity based on the EVE attributes, and dispatch at least a portion of the total available capacity to the grid. Power flow may be aggregated by receiving EVE operational parameters from each EVE, aggregating the received EVE operational parameters, predicting total available capacity based on the aggregated EVE operational parameters, and dispatching at least a portion of the total available capacity to the grid.

  19. Comparison of hydroxyethyl starch versus normal saline for epidural volume extension in combined spinal epidural anesthesia for cesarean section

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    Sunanda Gupta

    2012-01-01

    Conclusion: We conclude that an intrathecal dose of 6 mg hyperbaric bupivacaine with 25 mcg fentanyl is adequate for cesarean section when used in CSE with the EVE technique, using 0.9% saline or 6% HES. However, EVE with HES provides optimal hemodynamic profile as compared to EVE with saline.

  20. Siivsalt lahendatud Skoone bastion / Karin Paulus

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    Paulus, Karin, 1975-

    2005-01-01

    Tallinna vanalinnas asuva Skoone bastioni ja sellega külgneva staadioni arendamiseks väljakuulutatud ideekonkursi võidutöödest. Peapreemia sai töö "Glassii" (autorid Maarja Kask, Ralf Lõoke, Karli Luik arhitektuuribüroost Salto). Teise preemia pälvis töö "SK-one" (autorid Timo Subbi, Mihkel Urmet, Taavi Kaldaru arhitektuuribüroost Suburb OÜ). Kolmanda preemia sai töö "Karl XI" (autorid Ott Kadarik, Villem Tomiste, Mihkel Tüür, Paco-Ernest Ulman arhitektuuribüroost Kosmos). Võistlustöödega saab tutvuda Arhitektuuri- ja Disainigaleriis. Harry Liivranna lühike ülevaade Skone bastioni ajaloost

  1. Baseline characteristics in the Bardoxolone methyl EvAluation in patients with Chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus : the Occurrence of renal eveNts (BEACON) trial

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    Heerspink, Hiddo J. Lambers; Chertow, Glenn M.; Akizawa, Tadao; Audhya, Paul; Bakris, George L.; Goldsberry, Angie; Krauth, Melissa; Linde, Peter; McMurray, John J.; Meyer, Colin J.; Parving, Hans-Henrik; Remuzzi, Giuseppe; Christ-Schmidt, Heidi; Toto, Robert D.; Vaziri, Nosratola D.; Wanner, Christoph; Wittes, Janet; Wrolstad, Danielle; de Zeeuw, Dick

    2013-01-01

    Background. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is the most important contributing cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) worldwide. Bardoxolone methyl, a nuclear factor-erythroid-2-related factor 2 activator, augments estimated glomerular filtration. The Bardoxolone methyl EvAluation in patients with

  2. The Prevalence of Syphilis in England and Wales on the Eve of the Great War: Re-visiting the Estimates of the Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases 1913-1916.

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    Szreter, Simon

    2014-08-01

    Public fears of widespread venereal disease led in 1913 to the appointment of The Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (RCVD). In 1916 its Final Report offered only a single cautious and somewhat imprecise summary statement about the likely prevalence of venereal diseases in England and Wales. Although the significance of contemporary attitudes to venereal disease has attracted a good deal of historiographic attention, no historian or demographer has since investigated this aspect of the Royal Commission's work. This article critically re-examines the most important quantitative evidence presented to the Royal Commission relating to the years immediately prior to the First World War. It utilises this evidence to produce new estimates of the probable prevalence of syphilis among adult males, both nationally and among certain geographical divisions and social groups in the national population; and also to offer a comment on the likely prevalence of gonorrhoea.

  3. School teaching of Spanish language in Andalucía on the Eve of the 19th Century: an introduction to the «Ortographic Dialogue» by A. Balbina Lozano

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    Lola PONS RODRÍGUEZ

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available The Ortographic Dialogue by Antonio Balbina Lozano, a school teacher from Cádiz, is a little-known manuscript written at the end of the 18th century or the beginning of the 19th century. Meant to be used in schools, it summarizes Spanish spelling rules according to the Spanish Royal Academy in the 18th Century and the main parts of the sentence, and at the end provides an alphabetical list with doubtful spellings, especially for Balbina’s Andalusian pupils who had a dialectal pronunciation. This work is framed in the pedagogical context of the time in Andalucía and Spain, in the clash between the old First Reader Book from Valladolid and the new pedagogical methods of the Enlightenment. Furthermore, its sources are discussed: the works of the Spanish Royal Academy in the 18th century, above all the Ortography of the Castilian Language, but also the works by Mañer, Cortés Moreno, Palomares and Gayoso.

  4. Piiratud teovõimega täisealistele isikutele eestkostja määramine hagita menetluses : [bakalaureusetöö] / Eve Grass ; Tartu Ülikooli Õigusinstituut ; juhendaja: Kai Härmand

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    2007-01-01

    Piiratud teovõimega täisealisele isikule eestkosja seadmine tsiviilkohtumenetluses, selle eesmärk, olemus ja arengud alates 1993. aastast (tsiviilkohtupidamise seadustiku järgi) ning 2006. aastast (tsiviilkohtumenetluse seadustiku järgi)

  5. Õigusvastaselt võõrandatud vara tagastamine ja kompenseerimine ning sellega seotud kohtulikud vaidlused : [bakalaureusetöö] / Eve Lill ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Kalle Merusk

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    1996-01-01

    Õigusvastaselt võõrandatud vara tagastamise ja kompenseerimise menetlus ja vaidlused, halduskohtu pädevus ja vaidluste liigid seoses õigusvastaselt võõrandatud vara tagastamise ja kompenseerimisega

  6. Schizophrenia-spectrum patients treated with long-acting injectable risperidone in real-life clinical settings: functional recovery in remitted versus stable, non-remitted patients (the EVeREST prospective observational cohort study).

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    Giraud-Baro, Elisabeth; Dassa, Daniel; De Vathaire, Florent; Garay, Ricardo P; Obeid, Joelle

    2016-01-15

    Previous studies showed functional improvement in stable patients with schizophrenia treated with risperidone long-acting injection (LAI). We therefore re-investigated functional improvement with risperidone LAI in remitted patients, in comparison with stable patients. The study was conducted in real-life conditions because of the high heterogeneity of the patients' situations. This was a multi-centre, prospective observational cohort study involving adult schizophrenia-spectrum chronic patients who were previously treated with risperidone LAI for 6 months. Remission was evaluated using the consensus criteria proposed by the Remission in Schizophrenia Working Group (RSWG). The primary endpoint was global functioning (assessed with the Global Assessment of Functioning scale, GAF) after one year of treatment. Social functioning was a secondary outcome. The analysis included 1490 patients. Attrition rate was 9.1 % at the end of the study. 27.7 % of patients were in remission after one year of risperidone LAI treatment. The mean GAF rating score (62.5 ± 1.5) was higher than the cut-off previously used to identify patients with satisfactory functioning (60) and significantly higher than the mean GAF score in stable, non-remitted patients (48.3, p risperidone LAI, RSWG-remitted patients have a high level of global functioning, which is significantly higher than in stable, non-remitted patients. Social functioning was also higher in remitted patients as compared with stable, non-remitted patients.

  7. Poster — Thur Eve — 03: Application of the non-negative matrix factorization technique to [{sup 11}C]-DTBZ dynamic PET data for the early detection of Parkinson's disease

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    Lee, Dong-Chang [CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB (Canada); Jans, Hans; McEwan, Sandy; Riauka, Terence [Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (Canada); Cross Cancer Institute, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB (Canada); Martin, Wayne; Wieler, Marguerite [Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    2014-08-15

    In this work, a class of non-negative matrix factorization (NMF) technique known as alternating non-negative least squares, combined with the projected gradient method, is used to analyze twenty-five [{sup 11}C]-DTBZ dynamic PET/CT brain data. For each subject, a two-factor model is assumed and two factors representing the striatum (factor 1) and the non-striatum (factor 2) tissues are extracted using the proposed NMF technique and commercially available factor analysis software “Pixies”. The extracted factor 1 and 2 curves represent the binding site of the radiotracer and describe the uptake and clearance of the radiotracer by soft tissues in the brain, respectively. The proposed NMF technique uses prior information about the dynamic data to obtain sample time-activity curves representing the striatum and the non-striatum tissues. These curves are then used for “warm” starting the optimization. Factor solutions from the two methods are compared graphically and quantitatively. In healthy subjects, radiotracer uptake by factors 1 and 2 are approximately 35–40% and 60–65%, respectively. The solutions are also used to develop a factor-based metric for the detection of early, untreated Parkinson's disease. The metric stratifies healthy subjects from suspected Parkinson's patients (based on the graphical method). The analysis shows that both techniques produce comparable results with similar computational time. The “semi-automatic” approach used by the NMF technique allows clinicians to manually set a starting condition for “warm” starting the optimization in order to facilitate control and efficient interaction with the data.

  8. Las reformas del Estado, de las políticas sociales y de salud: Un balance del final del milenio Public sector and social and health policy reforms: An inventory on the eve of the new millennium

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    Silvia Gerschman

    1999-04-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo se propone reflexionar sobre las reformas de los sistemas de salud y de políticas sociales en el marco de las así llamadas reformas del Estado. Com esta finalidad, se busca como punto de partida condensar distintas visiones explicativas de la crisis del Estado de Bienestar, presentes en la bibliografía produzida en la década de los 90. En el corazón de la crisis, las políticas sociales se encuentran profundamente cuestionadas. Lo que pretendemos mostrar es que este argumento posee una función específica, que es la de introducir mudanzas de carácter neoliberal en la política económica y para las cuales los instrumentos económicos utilizados van a generar la abstención del Estado en el plano social, la desregulación de las economías nacionales en favor del libre mercado y, fundamentalmente, el papel sobredimensionado del mercado financiero internacional. En este contexto, son analizadas las reformas de la seguridad social y de los sistemas de salud. La última parte del trabajo tuvo por objetivo enfrentar las dificultades que las políticas sociales presentan en el contexto actual, trayendo al centro del debate un mapeamiento de las alternativas posibles para el desarrollo de las políticas sociales y de salud.This study reflects on reforms in health systems and social policies within the framework of the so-called public sector reforms. The point of departure is a review of various explanations for the crisis in the Welfare State, present in the literature from the 1990s. Social policies, at the heart of the crisis, are heavily challenged. What we intend to demonstrate is that this argument plays a specific role, that of introducing neoliberal changes into economic policy, in which the economic tools used generate abstention by the state from the social sphere, deregulation of national economies in favor of the free market, and the fundamentally oversized role of the international financial market. Within this context we analyze the social security and health system reforms. The final part of the article deals with current difficulties in social policies, focusing the debate on a mapping of possible alternatives for developing social and health policies.

  9. Exploration des pratiques de litteratie en milieu ´ familial et portrait demolinguistique d’ ´ el´ eves ` immigrants allophones nouvellement arrives en ´ situation de grand retard scolaire au Quebec

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    Franc¸oise Armand

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstract As in most metropolises throughout the world, the influx of migrants has completely altered the look of schools in Quebec’s larger cities. Among the immigrant children recently registered in Quebec schools, a number had not previously received or completed regular schooling. The case of pupils in a delayed schooling situation is still a misunderstood reality: we know little about them, especially their literacy development. However, in Quebec, successful reading acquisition in French as a second language is a sine qua non condition to school achievement and, therefore, represents a major challenge for these learners. It thus seems important to gather data on delayed schooling learners so as to enhance our knowledge of them and of their parents, and better understand home literacy practices and other demolinguistic variables related to success in reading acquisition. The objectives of this exploratory study are to trace a demolinguistic portrait of the parents and the children in such a situation; to present a synthesis of the declared literacy practices of these immigrant pupils; and to complete the portrait by exposing, in an exploratory fashion, the expectations and the perceptions of these parents towards schooling. The study was based on a questionnaire which was completed by 10 parents of pupils in a delayed school situation, and by 72 parents of regular allophone pupils recently registered in the primary or secondary level.

  10. Pour en finir avec l'ordre symbolique. A propos de l'ouvrage: Ni d'Eve ni d'Adam. Défaire la différence des sexes

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    Marie-Joseph Bertini

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available A quoi sert la différence des sexes ? L'ouvrage, à la croisée de la philosophie, de l'anthropologie et de la sociologie, montre que le système de la différence des sexes ne sert qu'à étayer celui de l'inégalité des sexes à travers le dispositif puissant de l'ordre symbolique, véritable théologie pratique que l'anthropologie structurale, la psychanalyse lacanienne et une certaine philosophie du Droit se font fort de relayer dans tous les domaines de nos sociétés.  L'auteur mobilise une analyse critique des dispositifs stratégiques mettant en œuvre les principes qui animent nos valeurs, nos représentations et nos comportements. C’est au sacré que font étrangement appel les auteurs et les politiques qui nous défendent d’approcher de trop près cet ordre fondateur et transcendant, source originaire de notre humanité. Or cet ordre symbolique, processus d'assujettissement à un système de relations sociales hiérarchisées et figées, n'est rien d'autre que notre société elle-même en tant qu'elle s'épuise à se donner un fondement. De sorte que le système de l'ordre symbolique et de la hiérarchie des sexes nous renseignent moins sur ce qu'est une société humaine que sur ce qu'elle devrait être, manifestant ainsi que toute définition est clôture sur ses propres présupposés idéologiques de transcendance, de vérité et de morale.

  11. Töösuhete püsivuse kaitse Rootsi ja Eesti tööõiguses : [bakalaureusetöö] / Eveli Ojamäe ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Inge-Maret Orgo

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    2000-01-01

    Töösuhete kaitse regulatsioon, tööandja algatusel töölepingu lõpetamise alused, tööandja kohustused, töölepingu lõpetamise vaidlustamine - läbirääkimised, kohtus lahendamine, ebaseaduslikuks tunnistamine

  12. "Mozgi" i ruki / Nelli Kuznetsova

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    2007-01-01

    BLRT Gruppi kuuluva Tallinna Laevatehase tootmisdirektor Aleksandr Zaborski näitas huvilistele filmi laevade Polaris ja Eve-316 remondist ja ümberehitusest. Tootmisdirektori harrastuseks on fotograafia

  13. Evidence of sympatric speciation of elderberry carlaviruses

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    Five new carlavirus species infecting elderberry were characterized and tentatively named as elderberry virus A-E (EVA-EVE). The genome organization of the viruses ranges between 8,540-8,628 nucleotides, excluding the polyadenylated tail. EVA, EVB and EVD share a common ancestor as do EVC and EVE, i...

  14. Environ: E00681 [KEGG MEDICUS

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    Full Text Available E00681 Oakmoss oil (Yugoslavia) Essential oil Ethyl everninate, Methyl beta-orcinol... carboxylate, Methyl beta-orcinol carboxylate, Orcinol [CPD:C00727], Ethyl hemmatomate, Ethyl orsellinate, Atranol, Chloroatrinol Eve...rnia prunastri [TAX:87257] the lichen Usneaceae Evernia prunastri (Oakmoss), collec...ted from oak trees Obtained by solvent extraction (Absolute) Major component: Ethyl eve

  15. Wound complications and surgical events in de novo heart transplant patients treated with everolimus

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    Rashidi, Mitra; Esmaily, Sorosh; Fiane, Arnt E

    2016-01-01

    .5 years (median) was an overall risk factor for surgical wound complications regardless of treatment group (p=0.025). There was no difference in the EVE versus CyA group with regards to other surgical events. Majority of events were in 1/3 of the patients. CONCLUSION: De novo initiation of EVE and early......OBJECTIVES: The use of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors have been limited by adverse events (AE), including delayed wound healing. We retrospectively reviewed all AE and serious AE (SAE) in The Scandinavian heart transplant (HTx) everolimus (EVE) de novo trial with early calcineurin...... (CNI) avoidance (SCHEDULE). The aim of the study was to compare wound complications between EVE and CNI based regimen. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 115 patients (mean age 51 ± 13 years, 73% men) were randomized within five days post-HTx to low dose EVE and reduced dose Cyclosporine (CyA) followed...

  16. Stable Control of Physiological Parameters, But Not Infection, in Preterm Lambs Maintained on Ex Vivo Uterine Environment Therapy.

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    Miura, Yuichiro; Usuda, Haruo; Watanabe, Shimpei; Woodward, Eleanor; Saito, Masatoshi; Musk, Gabrielle C; Kallapur, Suhas G; Sato, Shinichi; Kitanishi, Ryuta; Matsuda, Tadashi; Newnham, John P; Stock, Sarah J; Kemp, Matthew W

    2017-10-01

    Ex vivo uterine environment (EVE) therapy is an experimental neonatal intensive care strategy wherein gas exchange is performed by membranous oxygenators attached to the umbilical vessels. Our aim was to assess the ability of a newly refined EVE system to maintain key physiological parameters in preterm lambs within optimal ranges for 48 h. EVE group; n = 6: Preterm lambs were delivered under general anesthesia at 115 ± 2 days of gestational age. Animals were submerged in a bath of artificial amniotic fluid on EVE therapy for 48 h. Physiological parameters were monitored in real-time over the length of the experiment. Control group; n = 11: Ewes carrying a single fetus (115 ± 2 days of gestational age) underwent recovery surgery to allow placement of a fetal carotid artery catheter. Fetuses received an infusion of sterile saline only. After euthanasia, EVE and Control group fetuses underwent necroscopy to perform static pressure-volume curves and for sampling of lung and cord blood plasma for molecular analyses. Five out of six fetuses in the EVE group completed the study period with key physiological variables remaining within their respective reference ranges for the duration of the 48 h study. Bacteremia was identified in four out of five EVE fetuses, and was associated with a systemic inflammatory response. Using our refined EVE therapy platform, preterm lambs were maintained in a stable physiological condition for 48 h. These findings represent a significant advance over earlier work with this system; however, the identification of bacteremia and a fetal inflammatory response suggests that further refinement to the EVE therapy platform is required. © 2017 International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation and Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

  17. Expression of the pair-rule gene homologs runt, Pax3/7, even-skipped-1 and even-skipped-2 during larval and juvenile development of the polychaete annelid Capitella teleta does not support a role in segmentation

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    Seaver Elaine C

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Annelids and arthropods each possess a segmented body. Whether this similarity represents an evolutionary convergence or inheritance from a common segmented ancestor is the subject of ongoing investigation. Methods To investigate whether annelids and arthropods share molecular components that control segmentation, we isolated orthologs of the Drosophila melanogaster pair-rule genes, runt, paired (Pax3/7 and eve, from the polychaete annelid Capitella teleta and used whole mount in situ hybridization to characterize their expression patterns. Results When segments first appear, expression of the single C. teleta runt ortholog is only detected in the brain. Later, Ct-runt is expressed in the ventral nerve cord, foregut and hindgut. Analysis of Pax genes in the C. teleta genome reveals the presence of a single Pax3/7 ortholog. Ct-Pax3/7 is initially detected in the mid-body prior to segmentation, but is restricted to two longitudinal bands in the ventral ectoderm. Each of the two C. teleta eve orthologs has a unique and complex expression pattern, although there is partial overlap in several tissues. Prior to and during segment formation, Ct-eve1 and Ct-eve2 are both expressed in the bilaterial pair of mesoteloblasts, while Ct-eve1 is expressed in the descendant mesodermal band cells. At later stages, Ct-eve2 is expressed in the central and peripheral nervous system, and in mesoderm along the dorsal midline. In late stage larvae and adults, Ct-eve1 and Ct-eve2 are expressed in the posterior growth zone. Conclusions C. teleta eve, Pax3/7 and runt homologs all have distinct expression patterns and share expression domains with homologs from other bilaterians. None of the pair-rule orthologs examined in C. teleta exhibit segmental or pair-rule stripes of expression in the ectoderm or mesoderm, consistent with an independent origin of segmentation between annelids and arthropods.

  18. A saúde dos idosos brasileiros às vésperas do século XXI: problemas, projeções e alternativas Health of the Brazilian elderly population on the eve of the 21st century: current problems, forecasts and alternatives

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    Flávio Chaimowicz

    1997-04-01

    Full Text Available São analizadas as características atuais e as perspectivas dos processos de transição demográfica e epidemiológica no Brasil. Foram utilizados os resultados do censo demográfico de 1991 e 1996 e Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios (PNAD de 1993 e 1995, de novas projeções populacionais, e de recentes estudos sobre o perfil socioeconômico e de saúde de idosos de três grandes capitais brasileiras. Embora se estime que a proporção de idosos deverá duplicar até 2050, alcançando 15% do total da população, doenças crônico-degenerativas e distúrbios mentais já têm determinado, atualmente, maciça utilização dos serviços de saúde. O desenvolvimento de doenças, incapacidades e dependência têm sido mais freqüentes dentre aqueles de baixa renda que, no entanto, não têm conseguido garantir a assistência social e de saúde que demandam. Ações preventivas devem ser coordenadas por unidades básicas de saúde, priorizando necessidades locais. É imprescindível o investimento imediato na saúde, educação e formação técnica dos jovens, nos programas de apoio aos familiares e na manutenção de idosos em atividades produtivas adequadas.Current characteristics and perspectives of Brazilian demographic and epidemiological transition processes are analyzed. Results from the 1991, 1993, 1995 and 1996 censuses, new population projections and recent studies on socioeconomic and health profiles of elderly people of S. Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte are discussed. In 1995, estimated life expectancy at birth in Brazil was already over 67 years. The number of individuals aged 60 years and older - in 1995, 8.3%, of the total population - is expected to duplicate and probably stabilize by the year 2050. Yet lacking coverage and quality, health services are already burdened with degenerative diseases and mental disorders, frequent out-patient appointments, high hospital bed occupation and high costs. Functional impairment and self-reported diseases are related to poverty among the elderly, for whom social and health support are not properly provided. Support from informal caregivers becomes more difficult due to impoverishment, family size reduction and youth migration. Institutionalization remains a poor approach as scarcity of beds and inadequacy of staff preclude its utilization. To minimize the impact of population aging on health services, it is proposed that effective programs covering the control of degenerative diseases and the prevention of their complications should be implemente - for the elderly population too. The importance of physical exercise, screening for neoplastic diseases, immunization, prevention of fractures caused by falls and early diagnosis of depression and dementia is emphasized. Actions must be coordinated by primary health care units, oriented towards local needs. It is essential to maintain the elderly in adequate, productive activities, invest in young people's education and health and in social and medical support programs for the caregivers.

  19. Eesti Post sukeldub kiirlaenuärisse / Dannar Leitmaa

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    Leitmaa, Dannar, 1982-

    2008-01-01

    Eesti Post pakub katseprojekti raames isikusamasuse tuvastamise teenust viiele kiirlaenu pakkuvale firmale. Parlamendiliikmete Indrek Raudse ja Evelyn Sepa ning Tallinna Sotsiaaltöökeskuse sotsiaalteenuste osakonna juhataja Eve Võrgu kommentaarid. Lisa: Ministeerium: kõik on seaduslik

  20. Selgusi selle aasta parimad sportlased / Ketlin Bejaev

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    Bejaev, Ketlin

    2006-01-01

    Tartu tänavune parim meessportlane on karate maailmameister Marko Luhamaa, tema treener Jüri Post pälvis aasta treeneri tiitli. Parimaks naissportlaseks tunnistati laskeorienteerumise maailmameister Eveli Saue

  1. THE EVOLUTION OF TOURIST RESORTS CONSTANTA AND MAMAIA. 1878-1941

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    Cristea Niculae; Tănase Gabriela

    2014-01-01

    .... Regardless of motivation and social-economic and political considerations, on the eve of XIX-XX centuries as well as in the interwar period, Constanta and Mamaia benefit from urban utility improvements...

  2. 19. II esitas HULA Kanuti gildi vaatemängulist kostüümidraamat

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    Rõivakollektsiooni autorid on HULA loojad Reet Ulfsak, Marit Ahven, Anu Lensment, Eve Hanson ning külalistena Ruta Tepp, Ketlin Bachmann. HB kollektsiooni jaoks disainitud ehete autorid on Tanel Veenre, Andrus Rumm, Julia-Maria Pihlak

  3. A reminder, before leaving on holiday

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    On the eve of our well-earned holidays, the Staff Association invites you to take a break in order to measure the progress made in social conditions during the last few months within the Organization.

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    (Application of Article R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations) Official holidays in 2011 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure): Saturday 1 January\t(New Year) Friday 22 April\t(Good Friday) Monday 25 April\t(Easter Monday) Sunday 1 May Thursday 2 June\t(Ascension day) Friday 3 June\t(compensation granted for 1 May) Monday 13 June\t(Whit Monday) Thursday 8 September\t(“Jeûne genevois”)  Thursday 22 December\t(compensation granted for 24 December, Christmas Eve) Friday 23 December\t(compensation granted for 25 December, Christmas) Saturday 24 December\t(Christmas Eve) Sunday 25 December\t(Christmas) Thursday 29 December\t(compensation granted for 31 December, New Year’s Eve) Friday 30 December\t(compensation granted for 1 January 2012, New Year) Saturday 31 December\t(New Year’s Eve) Tel. 73903

  5. Kõik sõltub meist endist / Loit Jõekalda

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    Jõekalda, Loit

    2000-01-01

    VI rahvusvahelisest Läänemere maade graafikabiennaalist "Kaliningrad-Königsberg 2000". Grand prix - Juho Karjalainen, kolm võrdset preemiat - Virge Jõekalda, Redas Dirzys, Andrei Kostin (postuumselt). Diplomi saanud kunstnikud. Osalejad (žüriis Eve Kask) Eestist.

  6. Kaks korrastatud maailma : Heie Treier soovitab / Heie Treier

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    Treier, Heie, 1963-

    2000-01-01

    Raatuse galeriis avatud Urve Sunny-Dzidzaria näitusest "Tundeline teekond", kus kunstnik eksponeerib oma õlimaale ning fotosid vitraažidest ja freskodest. Eve Kiileri fotonäitusest "Peatuste peegel" Cafe Anglais's.

  7. Climate Agreement

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    Lance A. Davis

    2016-01-01

    On Saturday September 3, 2016, on the eve of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, the US, following earlier negotiations with China, agreed to join the Paris Agreement on climate change reached in December 2015 [1,2...

  8. Engineering trade studies for a quantum key distribution system over a 30  km free-space maritime channel.

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    Gariano, John; Neifeld, Mark; Djordjevic, Ivan

    2017-01-20

    Here, we present the engineering trade studies of a free-space optical communication system operating over a 30 km maritime channel for the months of January and July. The system under study follows the BB84 protocol with the following assumptions: a weak coherent source is used, Eve is performing the intercept resend attack and photon number splitting attack, prior knowledge of Eve's location is known, and Eve is allowed to know a small percentage of the final key. In this system, we examine the effect of changing several parameters in the following areas: the implementation of the BB84 protocol over the public channel, the technology in the receiver, and our assumptions about Eve. For each parameter, we examine how different values impact the secure key rate for a constant brightness. Additionally, we will optimize the brightness of the source for each parameter to study the improvement in the secure key rate.

  9. 20. VI avatakse EKA galeriis rahvusvaheline fotonäitus "Fragile Distance"

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    2003-01-01

    Kuraatorid David Bate, Eve Kiiler. Osalevad Londonis elavad ja töötavad fotograafid Denny Robson, Adam Green, Michelle Atherton (Inglismaa), Eva Riegler (Austria), Andreas Hablutzel (Šveits), Angeliki Douveri, Stella Baraklianou (Kreeka), Simona Dell'Agli (Itaalia)

  10. "Impact 4" Berliinis ja Poznanis / Vappu Thurlow

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    Thurlow, Vappu, 1960-

    2005-01-01

    5.-10. IX Berliinis ja Poznanis toimunud neljandast rahvusvahelisest graafikakonverentsist "Impact" alapealkirjaga "Kontakt". Eestist osalesid Loit Jõekalda, Eve Kask, Karin Laansoo ja Vappu Thurlow. 2007. a. Tallinnas toimuva "Impact 5", alapealkirjaga "Slices of Time/Lõigutud aeg", kontseptsioon

  11. Fluorescence Sensors for Early Detection of Nitrification in Drinking Water Distribution Systems – Interference Corrections (Poster)

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    Nitrification event detection in chloraminated drinking water distribution systems (DWDSs) remains an ongoing challenge for many drinking water utilities, including Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) and the City of Houston (CoH). Each year, these utilities experience nitrification eve...

  12. Fluorescence Sensors for Early Detection of Nitrification in Drinking Water Distribution Systems – Interference Corrections (Abstract)

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    Nitrification event detection in chloraminated drinking water distribution systems (DWDSs) remains an ongoing challenge for many drinking water utilities, including Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) and the City of Houston (CoH). Each year, these utilities experience nitrification eve...

  13. Halli lahutamine / Andri Ksenofontov

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    2010-01-01

    Jaan Elkeni maalinäitus Arhitektuuri- ja Disainigaleriis 30. 06.-24. 07. 2010, Mari Roosvalti maalinäitus "Lagi" 1.-21. juulini ja Eveli Variku näitus "Kaduvad" 11. augustini 2010 Vabaduse Galeriis Tallinnas

  14. Oliivipuude triloogia - mõnus suvine võrkkiige-lugemine / Mari Klein

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    Klein, Mari

    2007-01-01

    Tutvustus: Drinkwater, Carol. Oliiviistandus / tlk. Laine Hone. Tallinn : Varrak, 2004 ; Drinkwater, Carol. Oliivisaak / tlk. Eve-Reet Tammet. Tallinn : Varrak, 2997 ; Drinkwater, Carol. Oliivihooaeg / tlk. Lane Hone ja Karin Rita. Tallinn : Varrak, 2006

  15. Eesti graafikud Krakówi triennaalil

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    2009-01-01

    16. septembril Poolas avatud Krakówi rahvusvahelise graafikatriennaali peanäitusel ja satelliitnäitustel esindavad Eestit Eve Kask, Ülle Marks, Benjamin Vasserman, Tiiu Prisko, Mati Veermets, Evi Tihemets

  16. Kristjan Raua nimelised kunstipreemiad

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    Kaido Ole, isiknäitus 'Jutu mõte' Linnagaleriis. Eve ja Peeter Linnap, Saaremaa III biennaali 'Invasioon' kureerimine. Tõnis Vint, rekonstruktsioon 'Celtic Livonia' Deco galeriis. Urve Küttner, isiknäitus 'Peegeldused' Linnagaleriis

  17. Professor Peep Veski meie meenutustes

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    Mälestusi Tartu Ülikooli Farmaatsia instituudi juhatajast Peep Veskist jagavad: Eve-Irene Lepist, Urve Paaver, Karin Kogermann, Kristian Semjonov, Jaak Koppel, Kristin Raudsepp, Imre Klebovich, Filiz Hincal, A. Atilla Hincal ja Elmar Arak

  18. Milline on edukas teatri ja lavastuste kommunikatsioon? / Piret Jaaks

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    Kommunikatsioonist Eesti teatrites. Kogemusi jagavad Kristo Kruusman Rakvere teatrist, Kätlin Sumberg Teatrist NO99, Ruudu Raudsepp Linnateatrist, Eveli Loorents Endla teatrist, Hannele Känd Nukuteatrist, Herkko Labi Von Krahli teatrist ja väiketeater Cabaret Rhizome

  19. Cardiovascular hospitalizations and associations with environmental quality

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    Cardiovascular disease has been identified as a condition that may be associated with environmental factors. Air pollution in particular has been demonstrated to be associated with cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis, which can increase the likelihood of cardiovascular eve...

  20. Eesti 37. harrastusfilmide festival / Jaak Järvine

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    Järvine, Jaak

    2002-01-01

    Kokkuvõte Eesti filmiamatööride 37. festivalist. Parima portreefilmi rändauhind jääb Eve Esterile ja Tõnu Arule filmi "Minu tee" eest. Filmis avaneb kunstniku Elna Kaasiku maailm tema vaipade kaudu

  1. Ånd og arbejde

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    Ekman, Susanne

    2008-01-01

    I den nye projektbaserede ånd, som har indtaget arbejdsmarkedet, tilbydes medarbejderen ikke sikkerhed i form af livslang ansættelse, men inderlighed, stimulans og eksistentiel mening. - Luc Boltanski og Eve Chiapellos bog "The new spirit of capitalism"...

  2. Tallinnas võistlevad üheminutifilmid

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    2001-01-01

    Tallinnas toimuvad täna UNICA 63. ülemaailmse amatöörfilmide festivali raames üheminutiliste filmide maailmameistrivõistlused. Eestit esindab Tõnu Aru ja Eve Esteri film "Friendly" ("Sõbralikult")

  3. Hula Black - Eesti haute couture / Maria Ulfsak

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    Ulfsak, Maria, 1981-

    2003-01-01

    Esitleti uut Hula noortekomplekti Black, mille autorid on Anu Lensmant, Marit Ahven, Reet Ulfsak, Eve Hanson, Ruta Tepp, Ketlin Bachmann ja ehtekunstnikud Andrus Rumm, Julia-Maria Pihlak, Tanel Veenre

  4. Kunstnike ÜhesHingamine / Helen Sooväli

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    Sooväli, Helen, 1974-

    2009-01-01

    Näitus "Eesti nägu" Tallinna Kunstihoone Galeriis. Osalevad Eve Kask ning Eesti Kunstiakadeemia klaasi ja graafika eriala üliõpilased (loetletud). Juhendajaks Eve Kask koostöös Tallinna Ülikooli vanemteaduri Helen Soovälja ja kunstiajaloolase Ott Sandrakuga. Omaette väljapanekuga osaleb näitusel spetsiaalselt näituse jaoks kirjutatud tekstidega 17 eesti kirjanikku (loetletud). Näituse on kujundanud Terje Kallast ja Urmas Luure

  5. Parenthood and opioid dependence

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    Pihkala H

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available Heljä Pihkala, Mikael Sandlund Institution of Clinical Sciences/Psychiatry, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden Introduction: Many patients in maintenance treatment programs for opioid dependence are parents to underage children. Objective: The aim of this study was to explore how parents who are regular patients in maintenance treatment perceive their parenthood. Methods: The study used a qualitative approach. The informants were recruited by staff at a substance abuse clinic in Sweden. Criteria for inclusion were participation in the local maintenance treatment program, having a child or children younger than 18 years, and being in contact with the child or children. Data were collected in 2012–2013 by in-depth interviews of seven fathers and five mothers and analyzed using concepts and procedures of qualitative content analysis. Results: The central findings of the study were: 1 the parents’ concerns about possible future discrimination against their children, ie, stigma by association; and 2 the patients’ own parents’ role as the most important support in parenthood. Conclusion: The issue of anticipated discrimination against the children of parents undergoing maintenance treatment might be an aspect to consider in the development of interventions and support. Considering the role of the patients' own parents also seems important. Keywords: parenthood, opiod dependence, maintenance treatment, qualitative analysis, anticipated stigma, stigma by association

  6. The Role of Racial Discrimination in the Economic Value of Education Among Urban, Low-Income Latina/o Youth: Ethnic Identity and Gender as Moderators.

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    Mroczkowski, Alison L; Sánchez, Bernadette

    2015-09-01

    The present study used resilience theory to explore relationships among perceived racial discrimination, ethnic identity, gender, and economic value of education (EVE) among urban, low-income, Latina/o youth. It was expected that racial discrimination would predict poorer perceptions of the EVE among Latina/o adolescents. Ethnic identity was hypothesized to buffer the negative effect of racial discrimination on Latina/o students' EVE. The participants in this study were 396 urban, low-income Latina/o high school students from a large, Midwestern city who completed surveys in both 9th- and 10th-grade. Structural equation modeling was used to test the relationships among racial discrimination, ethnic identity, and EVE. Results supported a protective model of resilience. Specifically, ethnic identity served as a protective factor by buffering the negative effect of perceived racial discrimination on EVE for male participants. The present study is the first to examine ethnic identity as a buffer of racial discrimination on EVE among Latina/o high school students. Future directions and implications are discussed.

  7. Comparison of even-skipped related gene expression pattern in vertebrates shows an association between expression domain loss and modification of selective constraints on sequences.

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    Avaron, Fabien; Thaëron-Antono, Christelle; Beck, Caroline W; Borday-Birraux, Véronique; Géraudie, Jacqueline; Casane, Didier; Laurenti, Patrick

    2003-01-01

    The even-skipped related genes (evx) encode homeodomain-containing transcription factors that play key roles in body patterning and neurogenesis in a wide array of Eumetazoa species. It is thought that the genome of the last common ancestor of Chordata contained a unique evx gene linked to a unique ancestral Hox complex. During subsequent evolution, two rounds of whole genome duplication followed by individual gene losses gave rise to three paralogs: evx1, evx2, and eve1. Then, eve1 was maintained in Actinopterygii lineage but not in Tetrapoda. To explain this discrepancy, we examined the expression patterns of the evx1 homologue, Xhox3, in Xenopus laevis and that of evx1 and eve1 in Danio rerio. We show here that Xhox3 is expressed in a manner that closely reflects the inferred expression pattern of the evx1 gene in the last common ancestor of Vertebrata (i.e., in gastrula, the central nervous system, the posterior gut, and the tip of the growing tail). Zebrafish evx1 and Xenopus Xhox3 are expressed in homologous cell lineages of the central nervous system and of the posterior gut, but evx1 was undetectable in the gastrula and the tail bud. Strikingly, eve1 is the only evx gene of zebrafish to be expressed in these two latter regions. Thus, the ancestral expression pattern of evx1 in vertebrates appears to have been distributed between evx1 and eve1 in zebrafish. We propose that evx1 and eve1 underwent a complementary loss of expression domain in zebrafish that allowed the maintenance of the two paralogs in accordance with the duplication-degeneration-complementation model. It is important to note that, in zebrafish, Evx1 and Eve1 have lost most of the protein domain upstream of the homeodomain. In addition, Eve1 has accumulated substitutions in positions that are highly conserved in all other Evx proteins. Thus, the reduction of the expression domain of both evx1 and eve1 in zebrafish appears to be associated with the modification of constraints on the protein

  8. Die ou-Kersaandgesprek van Friedrich Schleiermacher in Afrikaans: Agtergrond, vertaling en hermeneutiek

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    Andries G. Van Aarde

    2003-11-01

    Full Text Available The Christmas Eve Dialogue of Friedrich Schleierma-cher in Afrikaans: Background, translation and herme-neuticsIn his Christmas Eve Dialogue (Die Weinachtsfeier: Ein Gespräch, Schleiermacher reflected on the theological tension between the quest for the historical Jesus and the dogma of the incarnation of Christ as “true God” and “true human”. In the fashion of his Romantic contemporaries, Schleiermacher presented his theology in the form of a story about friends celebrating Christmas Eve and their thoughts on the meaning of Jesus’ birth in their lives. This story was written in 1805 and printed in Gothic German in 1843. The aim of this article (the first of a series is to translate Schleiermacher’s Christmas Eve Dialogue in Afrikaans. This article gives a brief biographical overview of Schleier-macher’s life and discusses the theoretical premises of his hermeneutics. After the translation of the first part of the Christmas Eve Dialogue (pages 465-472 in the 1843 printed edition, the article concludes with an explanation of the reasons why he would write such a story.

  9. Germline viral “fossils” guide in silico reconstruction of a mid-Cenozoic era marsupial adeno-associated virus

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    Smith, Richard H.; Hallwirth, Claus V.; Westerman, Michael; Hetherington, Nicola A.; Tseng, Yu-Shan; Cecchini, Sylvain; Virag, Tamas; Ziegler, Mona-Larissa; Rogozin, Igor B.; Koonin, Eugene V.; Agbandje-McKenna, Mavis; Kotin, Robert M.; Alexander, Ian E.

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    Germline endogenous viral elements (EVEs) genetically preserve viral nucleotide sequences useful to the study of viral evolution, gene mutation, and the phylogenetic relationships among host organisms. Here, we describe a lineage-specific, adeno-associated virus (AAV)-derived endogenous viral element (mAAV-EVE1) found within the germline of numerous closely related marsupial species. Molecular screening of a marsupial DNA panel indicated that mAAV-EVE1 occurs specifically within the marsupial suborder Macropodiformes (present-day kangaroos, wallabies, and related macropodoids), to the exclusion of other Diprotodontian lineages. Orthologous mAAV-EVE1 locus sequences from sixteen macropodoid species, representing a speciation history spanning an estimated 30 million years, facilitated compilation of an inferred ancestral sequence that recapitulates the genome of an ancient marsupial AAV that circulated among Australian metatherian fauna sometime during the late Eocene to early Oligocene. In silico gene reconstruction and molecular modelling indicate remarkable conservation of viral structure over a geologic timescale. Characterisation of AAV-EVE loci among disparate species affords insight into AAV evolution and, in the case of macropodoid species, may offer an additional genetic basis for assignment of phylogenetic relationships among the Macropodoidea. From an applied perspective, the identified AAV “fossils” provide novel capsid sequences for use in translational research and clinical applications. PMID:27377618

  10. Benchmark Test of Differential Emission Measure Codes and Multi-thermal Energies in Solar Active Regions

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    Aschwanden, Markus J.; Boerner, Paul; Caspi, Amir; McTiernan, James M.; Ryan, Daniel; Warren, Harry

    2015-10-01

    We compare the ability of 11 differential emission measure (DEM) forward-fitting and inversion methods to constrain the properties of active regions and solar flares by simulating synthetic data using the instrumental response functions of the Solar Dynamics Observatory/ Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (SDO/AIA) and EUV Variability Experiment (SDO/EVE), the Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI), and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite/ X-ray Sensor (GOES/XRS). The codes include the single-Gaussian DEM, a bi-Gaussian DEM, a fixed-Gaussian DEM, a linear spline DEM, the spatial-synthesis DEM, the Monte-Carlo Markov Chain DEM, the regularized DEM inversion, the Hinode/ X-Ray Telescope (XRT) method, a polynomial spline DEM, an EVE+GOES, and an EVE+RHESSI method. Averaging the results from all 11 DEM methods, we find the following accuracies in the inversion of physical parameters: the EM-weighted temperature Tw^{fit}/Tw^{sim}=0.9±0.1, the peak emission measure EMp^{fit}/EMp^{sim}=0.6±0.2, the total emission measure EMt^{fit}/EMt^{sim}=0.8±0.3, and the multi-thermal energies E_{th}^{fit}/EM_{th}^{approx}=1.2±0.4. We find that the AIA spatial-synthesis, the EVE+GOES, and the EVE+RHESSI method yield the most accurate results.

  11. E-mailed Evidence Based Summaries Impact Physician Learning More than Practice. A Review of: Grad, Roland M., Pierre Pluye, Jay Mercer, Bernard Marlow, Marie Eve Beauchamp, Michael Shulha, Janique Johnson-Lafleur and Sharon Wood-Dauphinee. “Impact of Research-based Synopses Delivered as Daily E-mail: A Prospective Observational Study.” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (200815.2: 240-5.

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    Gale G. Hannigan

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    Full Text Available Objective – To determine the use and construct validity of a method to assess the cognitive impact of information derived from daily e-mail evidence based summaries (InfoPOEMs, and to describe the self-reported impact of these InfoPOEMs.Design – Prospective, observational study over a period of 150 days employing a questionnaire and rating scale.Setting – This study was conducted via the Internet between September 8, 2006 and February 4, 2007.Subjects – Canadian Medical Association (CMA members who received InfoPOEMs via e-mail as of September 2006 were invited to participate. For inclusion in the analyses, a participant was defined as a practising family physician or general practitioner who submitted at least five ratings of InfoPOEMS during the study period (n=1,007.Methods – Volunteers completed a demographic questionnaire and provided informed consent online. Each subsequent InfoPOEM delivered included a link to a “ten-item impact assessment scale” (241. Participants checked “all that apply” of descriptive statements such as: My practice was (will be improved; I learned something new; I think this information is potentially harmful. Each combination of selections made was considered a pattern of cognitive impact. College of Family Physicians of Canada received continuing medical education (CME credit for each InfoPOEM rated. Data were collected by the CMA and forwarded weekly to the investigators who used descriptive statistics, principal component analysis, and multilevel factor analysis to analyze the data.Main Results – 1,007 participants rated an average of 61 InfoPOEMs (ranging from five to 111. A total of 61,493 patterns of cognitive impact were submitted. Eighty-five different patterns were observed, i.e., there were 85 different combinations of the scale’s statements used. Ten patterns accounted for 89.4% of the reports. The top five patterns were: I learned something new (35.2%; No impact (17.1%; This information confirmed I did (will do the right thing (9.6%; I learned something new AND My practice will be improved (9.4%; and, I was reassured (5.6%. I disagree with this information was checked at least once by 10.3% of the participants, and 8.0% checked I think this information is potentially harmful at least once.Conclusion – The authors applied a cognitive assessment instrument to determine the impact of InfoPOEMs e-mailed to primary care physicians in Canada and found that ten combinations of impact descriptors accounted for 89.4% of the total reports. Most suggested a positive impact on knowledge or practice. Of the total, 17.1% indicated No impact and 1.8% indicated the participant was frustrated as there was not enough information or nothing useful.

  12. La enseñanza escolar de la lengua española en Andalucía en los umbrales del XIX: introducción al «Diálogo ortográfico» de A. Balbina Lozano School teaching of Spanish language in Andalucía on the Eve of the 19th Century: an introduction to the «Ortographic Dialogue» by A. Balbina Lozano

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    Lola PONS RODRÍGUEZ

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    Full Text Available El Diálogo ortográfico del maestro gaditano de primeras letras Antonio Balbina Lozano es un manuscrito poco conocido, escrito a finales del siglo XVIII o principios del siglo XIX. Con finalidad escolar, resume las reglas de ortografía de la lengua española según la Real Academia Española en el siglo XVIII y las principales partes de la oración, y al final proporciona una lista alfabética con palabras de ortografía dudosa, especialmente para los alumnos andaluces de Balbina, con pronunciación dialectal. La obra se encuadra en el contexto pedagógico de la época en Andalucía y España, en la pugna entre la antigua Cartilla de Valladolid y los nuevos métodos pedagógicos de la Ilustración. Asimismo, se discuten sus fuentes: las obras de la Real Academia Española en el siglo XVIII, sobre todo la Ortografía de la lengua castellana, pero también los trabajos de Mañer, Cortés Moreno, Palomares y Gayoso.The Ortographic Dialogue by Antonio Balbina Lozano, a school teacher from Cádiz, is a little-known manuscript written at the end of the 18th century or the beginning of the 19th century. Meant to be used in schools, it summarizes Spanish spelling rules according to the Spanish Royal Academy in the 18th Century and the main parts of the sentence, and at the end provides an alphabetical list with doubtful spellings, especially for Balbina’s Andalusian pupils who had a dialectal pronunciation. This work is framed in the pedagogical context of the time in Andalucía and Spain, in the clash between the old First Reader Book from Valladolid and the new pedagogical methods of the Enlightenment. Furthermore, its sources are discussed: the works of the Spanish Royal Academy in the 18th century, above all the Ortography of the Castilian Language, but also the works by Mañer, Cortés Moreno, Palomares and Gayoso.

  13. Improving the security of secure direct communication based on the secret transmitting order of particles

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    Li, Xi-Han; Deng, Fu-Guo; Zhou, Hong-Yu

    2006-11-01

    We analyzed the security of the secure direct communication protocol based on the secret transmitting order of particles recently proposed by Zhu, Xia, Fan, and Zhang[Phys. Rev. A 73, 022338 (2006)] and found that this scheme is insecure if an eavesdropper, say Eve, wants to steal the secret message with Trojan horse attack strategies. The vital loophole in this scheme is that the two authorized users check the security of their quantum channel only once. Eve can insert another spy photon, an invisible photon, or a delay one in each photon which the sender Alice sends to the receiver Bob, and capture the spy photon when it returns from Bob to Alice. After the authorized users check the security, Eve can obtain the secret message according to the information about the transmitting order published by Bob. Finally, we present a possible improvement of this protocol.

  14. π→ ev, π→ evγ decays and related processes

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    Bryman, D. A.; Depommier, P.; Leroy, C.

    1982-08-01

    The π→ eve decay is the most accurate and unambiguous test of lepton universality. The experimental situation is reviewed and comparisons are made with theoretical predictions. Possible mechanisms leading to lepton universality violations are discussed. In suitable kinematics the π→ eveγ decay is sensitive to the structure-dependent contribution which depends on two form factors, Vector and Axial-Vector. The experimental situation is reviewed and comparisons are made with predictions of various theoretical models. The Conserved Vector Current hypothesis establishes a relation between the Vector form factor and the neutral pion decay amplitude. Possible violations of this relation are discussed. The π→ evee+e- decay is reviewed, both experimentally and theoretically.

  15. Educational virtual environments: A ten-year review of empirical research (1999-2009)

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    Mikropoulos, Tassos; Natsis, Antonios

    2011-01-01

    value of VR and incorporate their learning goals in Educational Virtual Environments (EVEs). Although VR supports multisensory interaction channels, visual representations predominate. Few are the studies that incorporate intuitive interactivity, indicating a research trend in this direction. Few...... are the settings that use immersive EVEs reporting positive results on users’ attitudes and learning outcomes, indicating that there is a need for further research on the capabilities of such systems. Features of VR that contribute to learning such as first order experiences, natural semantics, size, transduction......, reification, autonomy and presence are exploited according to the educational context and content. Presence seems to play an important role in learning and it is a subject needing further and intensive studies. Constructivism seems to be the theoretical model the majority of the EVEs are based on. The studies...

  16. Uncovering the Repertoire of Endogenous Flaviviral Elements in Aedes Mosquito Genomes.

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    Suzuki, Yasutsugu; Frangeul, Lionel; Dickson, Laura B; Blanc, Hervé; Verdier, Yann; Vinh, Joelle; Lambrechts, Louis; Saleh, Maria-Carla

    2017-08-01

    Endogenous viral elements derived from nonretroviral RNA viruses have been described in various animal genomes. Whether they have a biological function, such as host immune protection against related viruses, is a field of intense study. Here, we investigated the repertoire of endogenous flaviviral elements (EFVEs) in Aedes mosquitoes, the vectors of arboviruses such as dengue and chikungunya viruses. Previous studies identified three EFVEs from Aedes albopictus cell lines and one from Aedes aegypti cell lines. However, an in-depth characterization of EFVEs in wild-type mosquito populations and individual mosquitoes in vivo has not been performed. We detected the full-length DNA sequence of the previously described EFVEs and their respective transcripts in several A. albopictus and A. aegypti populations from geographically distinct areas. However, EFVE-derived proteins were not detected by mass spectrometry. Using deep sequencing, we detected the production of PIWI-interacting RNA-like small RNAs, in an antisense orientation, targeting the EFVEs and their flanking regions in vivo The EFVEs were integrated in repetitive regions of the mosquito genomes, and their flanking sequences varied among mosquito populations. We bioinformatically predicted several new EFVEs from a Vietnamese A. albopictus population and observed variation in the occurrence of those elements among mosquitoes. Phylogenetic analysis of an A. aegypti EFVE suggested that it integrated prior to the global expansion of the species and subsequently diverged among and within populations. The findings of this study together reveal the substantial structural and nucleotide diversity of flaviviral integrations in Aedes genomes. Unraveling this diversity will help to elucidate the potential biological function of these EFVEs.IMPORTANCE Endogenous viral elements (EVEs) are whole or partial viral sequences integrated in host genomes. Interestingly, some EVEs have important functions for host fitness and

  17. Project-Based Organizations and the New Spirit of Capitalism

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    Jagd, Søren

    Luc Boltanski and Eve Chiapello’s analysis of recent changes in capitalism – Le nouvel esprit du capitalisme - is an important contribution to the sociological analysis of capitalism. The aim of this paper is to present their main argument. It is argued that a particular important aspect of their......Luc Boltanski and Eve Chiapello’s analysis of recent changes in capitalism – Le nouvel esprit du capitalisme - is an important contribution to the sociological analysis of capitalism. The aim of this paper is to present their main argument. It is argued that a particular important aspect...

  18. A Guide to the Study and Use of Military History

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    1929) or Charles Douie’s The Weary Road (1929). Some of the better anthologies are Eugene L6hrke’s Armageddon (1930) and Guy Chapman’s Vain Glory...London: Faber and Faber, 1943. First Italian edition 1921. Douie, Charles. The Weary Road: Recollections of a Subaltern of Infantry. London: Murray, 1929... Dunlop , John K. The Development of the British Army, 1899-1914: From the Eve of the South African War to the Eve of the Great War, With Special

  19. Upconversion-based receivers for quantum hacking-resistant quantum key distribution

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    Jain, Nitin; Kanter, Gregory S.

    2016-07-01

    We propose a novel upconversion (sum frequency generation)-based quantum-optical system design that can be employed as a receiver (Bob) in practical quantum key distribution systems. The pump governing the upconversion process is produced and utilized inside the physical receiver, making its access or control unrealistic for an external adversary (Eve). This pump facilitates several properties which permit Bob to define and control the modes that can participate in the quantum measurement. Furthermore, by manipulating and monitoring the characteristics of the pump pulses, Bob can detect a wide range of quantum hacking attacks launched by Eve.

  20. "From Behind the Veil": Teaching the Literature of the Enemy.

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    Hurlbert, Claude Mark

    2003-01-01

    Dramatizes what can happen when educators teach literature for cross-cultural understanding, especially when the literature being taught is written by citizens of a country with which the students' country is at war. Describes the events of one class in the United States in 1990 on the eve of the first Gulf War, and it theorizes these vents in…

  1. Rein Raua kuraatoridebüüt

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    2001-01-01

    Hausi galeriis Rein Raua kureeritud rahvusvaheline kunstinäitus "KevadSuviSügisTalv. Murdumispunkt". Esinevad Eve Kask, Peeter Laurits, Dainius Lickevicius, Rehka Menon, Mall Nukke, Herkki Merila, Jorma Puranen, Rosita Raud, Ene-Liis Semper, Liina Siib, S. ja P. Stanikas

  2. Raud kureerib kunstnikke

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    2001-01-01

    21. dets.-12. jaan. on on Haus galeriis Rein Raua kuraatoriprojekt "KevadSuviSügisTalv. Murdumispunkt". Näitusel osalevad Eve Kask, Peeter Laurits, Dainius Lishkevicius (Leedu), Rekha Menon (India/USA), Mall Nukke, Herkki Merila, Jorma Puranen (Soome), Rosita Raud, Ene-Liis Semper, Liina Siib, S&P Stanikas (Leedu)

  3. Kunstiõpetajad on maailmakodanikud / Linda Järve

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    Järve, Linda, 1946-

    2002-01-01

    2002.a. augustis toimus New Yorgis rahvusvahelise kunstiõpetajate ühingu InSEA (International Society for Education through Art) 31. ülemaailmne kongress. New Yorgis viibisid Eestist Tallinna Ühisgümnaasiumi kunstiõpetaja, Kunstihariduse Ühingu juhatuse liige Liia Jung ja TÜ kunstide osakonna lektor Eve Kärner

  4. The importance of being systematically surprisable : Comparative social simulation as experimental technique

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    Achterkamp, M.C.; Imhof, P.

    1999-01-01

    We argue that computer simulation can serve as a functional equivalent for the experimental method in sociology, with respect to theory development. To this end Eve present accounts of experimentation and simulation by experimenting/simulating scientists and sociologists of science. From these

  5. 23. IV avati EKA galeriis projekti "Network Baltic" laureaatide graafikanäitus

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    2003-01-01

    Rahvusvahelise kunstiprojekti "Network Baltic - a new dimension" algatas Grafikenshus Rootsis Mariefredis, Eestist osaleb EKA graafikaosakond, kuraator - Enno Ootsing. Näitusel esinevad Kevin Lytsen Taanist, Kaija Kesa Soomest, internetikonkursil ära märgitud Helen Tago ja Eveli Varik

  6. Kultuuridessant Sillamäe aatomilinna ehk Nemad ja meie / Ilja Sundelevitsh

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    Sundelevitsh, Ilja

    2006-01-01

    Eleonore de Montesquiou näitust "Aatomilinnad. Paldiski - Sillamäe" tutvustati 8. IX Sillamäe muuseumis, 24. VIII esitleti kunstniku projekti Paldiski muuseumis. Sillamäel käisid E. de Montesquiou, Anne Durez, Reet Varblane, Liina Siib, Eve Kiiler, Jaanika Peerna, Liis Jürgens, Tarmu Tamverk ja Ilja Sundelevitsh

  7. On mõeldav ka teisitimõtlemine / Mari Sobolev

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    Sobolev, Mari, 1968-

    2000-01-01

    Eestikeelsest tõlkekogumikust "Pandora laegas : feministliku kunstikriitika võtmetekste". Tõlkinud Reet Varblane, Katrin Kivimaa, Hanno Soans, Selve Ringmaa, Riina Kaljusmaa. Iivi Masso, Eve Annuk ja Katrin Kivimaa vastavad küsimusele, kas feministlik kultuur ja teooria on parandanud naiste olukorda ühiskonnas

  8. On the Use of Hybrid Development Approaches in Software and Systems Development

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    Kuhrmann, Marco; Münch, Jürgen; Diebold, Philipp

    2016-01-01

    embody this framework with more agile (and/or lean) practices to keep their flexibility. The paper at hand provides insights into the HELENA study with which we aim to investigate the use of “Hybrid dEveLopmENt Approaches in software systems development”. We present the survey design and initial findings...

  9. Dangerous, Chaotic and Unpleasant: Crowd Theory Today

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    Stefan Jonsson

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available At the peak of Clinton-era prosperity and affirmative globalization theory, Manuel Castells published a gloomy three-volume work, The Information Society, in which he summed up the world situation on the eve of the new millennium.

  10. Creating a New Military Service: Historical Precedents

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    2016-06-01

    Department’s organization on the eve of World War II have estimated that at least sixty-one officers had the right of direct access to the Chief of...an increase in stature for Cyber Command. McCain suggested the possibility of elevating Cyber Command to unified command status, reporting directly

  11. Economic impacts of ethnic rivalry on Jos, Plateau State 1994-2004 ...

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    This is because ethnic rivalry seems to have been heated up overtime by the high visibility of mobilized, politicized and ethicized armed ethnic groups found in most Multi ethnic States, as found in Jos, Plateau State. The eve of a democratic Nigeria witnessed high incidence of ethnic related rivalry and violence in North ...

  12. Türi ja Pärnu panid kunstis seljad kokku / Kaarel Aluoja

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    Aluoja, Kaarel

    2000-01-01

    Pärnus Chaplini keskuses avati Türi kunstnike näitus, kus esinevad: Ülle Kuldkepp nahktaiestega, Resa Tiitsmaa tekstiilskulptuuridega, Kärt Putk joonistustega, Eve Sambla raamatuköidetaga, Priit Pajos ja Margus Sorge Tiitsmaa õlimaalidega ja Indrek Tegelmann joonistustega; Mark Soosaare kommentaar

  13. Pärnu kunst kasvab läbi asfaldi / Malle-Mari Lauk

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    Lauk, Malle-Mari

    2000-01-01

    Pärnu kunstielust ja Chaplini keskuse näitustest: rootslase Stephan Hörhammeri ekspressiivsetest maalidest, Reda Marksi-Kadi Kiipuse raamatuköidetest, Türi noorte kunstnike - Priit Pajose, Resa Tiitsmaa, Ülle Kuldkepi, Eve Sammali, Kärt Putki, Indrek Tegelmanni, Margus Sorge Tiitsmaa näitusest.

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

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    Reimo, Tiiu, 1953-

    2005-01-01

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

  15. Diffusion of a Social Norm: Tracing the Emergence of the Housewife in the Netherlands, 1812-1922

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    F.W.A. van Poppel (Frans); H.P. van Dalen (Hendrik); E.C. Walhout (Evelien)

    2006-01-01

    markdownabstractThe emergence of the housewife in the Netherlands over the period 1812-1922 was strongly influenced by the social norm that women should withdraw from the labour market on the eve of marriage. Adherence to this norm is most clearly reflected in the emergence of the housewife among

  16. Agile Methodology - Past and Future

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    2011-05-01

    Standard Form 298 (Rev. 8-98) Prescribed by ANSI Std Z39-18 The N D l t Gew eve opmen ame Hirotaka Takeuchi & Ikujiro Nonaka published • "The New New... Takeuchi & Nonaka HBR 1986, p139 RUGBY Waterfall Red vs Agile Black Team- . - Manifesto 2001 SCRUM GRAPHIC* * Adapted from Schwaber (2007) Agile

  17. AHMED*, A. And GEORGE**, B. D. J.

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    Rhipicephalus species are not specific ectoparasites of horses. This is significant since the transmission of equine babesiosis caused by Babesia equi is associated with this tick. J. A variegatum constituted 28.39% of the total ticks collected. Although this may be comparatively lower than the population of R. everlsi eve/rlsz', ...

  18. Quantum cryptography as a retrodiction problem.

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    Werner, A H; Franz, T; Werner, R F

    2009-11-27

    We propose a quantum key distribution protocol based on a quantum retrodiction protocol, known as the Mean King problem. The protocol uses a two way quantum channel. We show security against coherent attacks in a transmission-error free scenario, even if Eve is allowed to attack both transmissions. This establishes a connection between retrodiction and key distribution.

  19. Täna kell 17 avatakse EKA galeriis rahvusvaheline kunstiprojekt Network Baltic

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    2005-01-01

    2002. a. alguse saanud kunstiprojekti, mille eesmärk on noore graafika toetamine ja arendamine, käivitaja oli Rootsi graafikakeskus Grafikens Hus, kaasorganisaatorid Helsingi, Trondheimi, Eesti ja Varssavi kunstiakadeemia. Teised projektis osalejad. Projekti kunstiline juht Anders Krueger. Selgitati välja iga maa laureaat (Eestist Kaija Kesa) ja kaks auhinnasaajat (Eestist Helen Tago ja Eveli Varik)

  20. Eesti graafika Rio de Janeiros / Jüri Kass

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    Kass, Jüri

    1999-01-01

    15. sept.-st Krakovi graafikatriennaali valiknäitusel Rio de Janeiro kaasaegse kunsti muuseumis esinevad Eestist Peeter Allik, Inga Heamägi, Eve Kask, Avo Keerend, Malle Leis, Ülle Marks, Raul Meel. 1997. a. Krakovi triennaalil ning sellele järgnenud sateliit- ja jätkunäitustel Eestist osalenud kunstnike loetelu.

  1. Venezia biennaalil esindab Eestit gaasitoru / Mari Kodres

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    Kodres, Mari

    2008-01-01

    Veneetsia XI arhitektuuribiennaalile "Out There. Architecture Beyond Building" saadetakse arhitektide Maarja Kase ja Ralf Lõokese ja skulptor Neeme Külma projekt "Gaasitoru". Eestisisesel võistlusel sai teise koha projekt "Peatus" (Eve Kask, Signe Kivi, Andrus Kõresaar) ja kolmanda koha projekt "Veealune Veneetsia" (Villem Tomiste, Mihkel Tüür, Urmas Oja). Žürii koosseis

  2. Kolmikportree eesti kunstist ehk kolm uut kunstifilmi / Riin Kübarsepp

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    Kübarsepp, Riin, 1978-

    2005-01-01

    Tallinna Kinomajas esilinastusid 28. okt. kolm uut dokumentaalfilmi eesti kunstnikest, mis valminud Eesti Kunstnike Liidu tellimusel : "F.F.F.F. läheb laiali" (Kuukulgur Film 2005, rezh. Marko Raat), "Mare Vint" (Exitfilm 2005, rezh. Anri Rulkov) ja "Jaan Klõsheiko" (Estonia Film 2005, rezh.-d Eve Ester, Igor Ruus)

  3. Uued ja vanad ruumimängud / Reet Varblane

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    Varblane, Reet, 1952-

    1998-01-01

    Inglise-eesti ühisnäitus 'Private views : taas/avastatud ruum Eesti ja Briti kaasaegses kunstis' Rotermanni soolalaos. Kuraatorid Mare Tralla, Pam Skelton. Feminismist kui tähenduslikust ruumist. Eve Kiileri, Mari Koorti, Liina Siibi, Susan Brindi, Ene-Liis Semperi, Anu Juuraku, Naomi Dinesi, rühmituse F.F.F.F., kuraatorite esinemisest.

  4. Kunstnike liidu tellimusel on valminud kolm uut kunstifilmi / Juta Kivimäe

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    Kivimäe, Juta, 1952-

    2005-01-01

    Kolm uut dokumentaalfilmi eesti kunstnikest, mis valminud Eesti Kunstnike Liidu tellimusel : "F.F.F.F. läheb laiali" (Kuukulgur Film 2005, rezh. Marko Raat), "Mare Vint" (Exitfilm 2005, rezh. Anri Rulkov) ja "Jaan Klõsheiko" (Estonia Film 2005, rezh.-d Eve Ester, Igor Ruus)

  5. Täna kell 18 on Tallinna Kinomajas filmiõhtu...

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    2005-01-01

    Näidatakse Eesti Kunstnike Liidu tellimusel 2005. a. valminud kunstnike-teemalisi filme: Marko Raadi filmi "F.F.F.F. läheb laiali" (Kuukulgur Film), Anri Rulkovi filmi Mare Vindist (Exitfilm), Eve Esteri ja Igor Ruusi filmi Jaan Klõsheikost (Estonia Film)

  6. Alpha-1 antitrypsin phenotypes in patients with Klinefelter's syndrome

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    PAUL KORROVITS2 and EVE VAIDLA1. 1Department of Human Biology and Genetics, Institute of General and Molecular Pathology,. University of Tartu, Ravila Street 19, Tartu 50411, Estonia. 2Centre of Andrology, Tartu University Hospital, Puusepa Street 1a, Tartu 50406, Estonia. Introduction. Klinefelter's syndrome (KS) ...

  7. HIV Facial lipoatrophy correction with autologous whole blood as filler

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    Serial treatment sessions produced a noticeable improvement in the facial volume and contour, eve n up to 5 months post treatment. Bruising was minimal and subtle and no other complications were encountered. Subcision with autologous whole blood injection is a potentially low-cost and effective treatment option to ...

  8. Militært chefvirke

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    Holsting, Vilhelm

    chefvirkets retfærdiggørelse. Hertil anvendes Luc Boltanskis, Laurent Thévenots og Eve Chiapellos konventionssociologiske analysebegreber i kombination med Reinhart Kosellecks begrebshistoriske analysebegreber. Med denne analysestrategi fremstilles forståelsen af chefvirket i et spændingsfelt mellem det...

  9. Teatrinoored said kõne- ja liikumiskoolitust / Riina Mägi

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    Mägi, Riina, 1957-

    2006-01-01

    Kultuuriministeerium jagas projekti "Sportlik-kultuuriline koolivaheaeg" kaudu toetusi. Põltsamaa kultuurikeskuse noorte näitetrupp Viribus Unitis ja Puurmani laste näitering said kahe päeva jooksul kõnetehnika alast koolitust Toomas Lõhmustelt ja liikumisalast koolitust Eve Noormetsalt

  10. ÕhuLoss - ehtides maailma / Pekka Erelt

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    Erelt, Pekka, 1965-

    2011-01-01

    Ehtekunstnike rühmitusest õhuLoss (Kadri Mälk, Piret Hirv, Eve Margus-Villems, Tanel Veenre, Kristiina Laurits, Villu Plink, Katrin Sipelgas). Esimest korda astus rühmitus üles 10 aastat tagasi Hollandis Marzee galeriis toimunud näitusel. 2011. aasta augustis-septembris toimus näitus Tallinna Põhjatuletornis

  11. Eesti foto näitus panustab pealetulijaile / Johannes Saar

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    Saar, Johannes, 1965-

    2004-01-01

    Eesti kaasaegse foto konkursinäitus "Eesti Foto 2004" Pärnu Uue Kunsti Muuseumis. Grand Prix saanud Ove Maidla, I - III preemia laureaaatide Kristo Rihma, Anu Vahtra ja Märten Krossi töödest. Eripreemiate saajad on Andras Kralla, Eveli Varik ja Malev Toom

  12. Härra Huu, seavardjasell Taran ja Jakob Kaks-Kaks / Vaapo Vaher

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    Vaher, Vaapo, 1945-

    2003-01-01

    Tutvustus: Mäkelä, Hannu. Härra Huu kolib ära. Tallinn : Tiritamm, 2003 ; Alexander, Lloyd. Kõrge Kuningas / tõlkinud Krista Ruul, Urmas Rattus. Tallinn : Tiritamm, 2003 ; Preussler, Otfried. Meil Kilplas / tõlkinud Eve Sooneste. Tallinn : Tiritamm, 2003

  13. Eesti kirjandus 1997

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    1998-01-01

    Aut.: Märt Väljataga, Mart Velsker, Barbi Pilvre, Indrek Särg, Tarmo Vahter, Piret Viires, Tõnu Kaalep, Janika Kronberg, Lauri Sommer, Sven Kivisildnik, Eve Annuk, Aarne Ruben, Jan Kaus, Karl Martin Sinijärv, Jüri Ehlvest, Hasso Krull

  14. USDA's Vick tells radio audience wind farms mean huge water savings

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    Since most of the electricity in the U.S. is generated using coal and natural gas as fuel, almost every wind farm announcement includes the estimated amount of carbon dioxide which was not released to the atmosphere. According to Wikipedia, 2.25 tons of CO2 and 1.14 tons of CO2 were released for eve...

  15. International Tourism in Kenya: Development, Problems and ...

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    This article reviews the main features of international tourism development in Kenya, with particular reference to the problems and difficulties of development and the challenges that the industry faces on the eve of the millennium. Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review (EASSRR) VOLUME XVI No. 2 June 2000, pp.

  16. Biomass as feedstock for the industry : road to perdition or the promised land?

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    Ad de Kok

    2013-01-01

    Are we at the eve of a transformation in our economic system? “Yes”, according to several visionary scientists and policymakers. They predict the rise of an economy that is based on biological materials, the so-called bio-based economy. The key challenge is that due to several socio-economic

  17. Language Policy, Language Choice and Language Use in the ...

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    Abstract. The paper examines the pros and cons of the checkered nature of language use in the Tanzanian Parliament. It focuses on language policy, language choice and the practicality of language use in parliamentary discourse. Right from the eve of independence, the medium of communication in the. Tanzanian ...

  18. Adamsoni preemia Kerly Kaljustele

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    2003-01-01

    28. II antakse üle Mari Adamsoni nimeline preemia parimale tekstiilitudengile Kerly Kaljustele. EKA galeriis tekstiilidisaini osakonna näitusel "Ni: ja Na:" on väljas Anu Põdra, Aili Vahtrapuu, Tarmo Mäesalu, Piret Valgu, Signe Kivi, Eve Kase ja Kadi Pajupuu juhendamisel valminud tööd

  19. Cyclone Tracy and the Darwin Educators: A Case in Crisis Management.

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    Beare, Hedley

    The story of successful crisis management teaches some lessons applicable not only to surmounting crises but to everyday management decisions as well. On Christmas eve, 1974, a cyclone demolished 90 percent of the city of Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory. As thousands gathered in neighborhood schools, a team of educational administrators…

  20. Kirjad Paduasse / Marijke Vallanzasca ; tõlkinud Mart Rummo

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    Vallanzasca, Marijke

    2010-01-01

    Eesti ehtekunstinäitus Marijke Studios Paduas 23. 04.-30. 06. 2010. 17 osalejat loetletud. Eksponeeritud oli 69 ehteobjekti, ilmus kataloog. Kadri Mälgu, Piret Hirve, Tanel Veenre, Villu Plingi, Eve Margus-Villemsi, Kristiina Kibe ja Kertu Tubergi töödest

  1. Applications of the Galton-Watson process to human DNA evolution and demography

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    Neves, A G M

    2005-01-01

    We show that the problem of existence of a mitochondrial Eve can be understood as an application of the Galton--Watson process and presents interesting analogies with critical phenomena in Statistical Mechanics. In the approximation of small survival probability, and assuming limited progeny, we are able to find for a genealogic tree the maximum and minimum survival probabilities over all probability distributions for the number of children per woman constrained to a given mean. As a consequence, we can relate existence of a mitochondrial Eve to quantitative demographic data of early mankind. In particular, we show that a mitochondrial Eve may exist even in an exponentially growing population, provided that the mean number of children per woman $\\overline N$ is constrained to a small range depending on the probability $p$ that a child is a female. Assuming that the value $p \\approx 0.488$ valid nowadays has remained fixed for thousands of generations, the range where a mitochondrial Eve occurs with sizeable p...

  2. The Functions of an Amputation Clinic*

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    1971-08-28

    Aug 28, 1971 ... (b) The Orthopaedic Department. (c) The Physiotherapy Department. 'Date received: 19 April 1971. (d) The Occupational Therapy Department. (e) The Medical Social Workers. (t) The Limb Fitters. . Eve:y amputation performed at Groote Schuur Hospital. IS notified to the Medical Superintendent's office by ...

  3. Nüüd kunst, nüüd tulevik / Sandra Jõgeva

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    Jõgeva, Sandra, 1976-

    2008-01-01

    Vilniuse II rahvusvaheline graafikabiennal "Present Time. Now Art Now Future" Vilniuse Kaasaegse Kunsti Keskuses kuni 11. V. Kuraatorid Ignas Kazakevicius ja Jurate Rekeviciute. Eestist osalevad Peeter Allik, Eve Kask ja Sandra Jõgeva. Kuraator Jurate Rekeviciute biennaali alanäitusest "Valmis ajalooks" Gediminase avenüü kaubanduskeskuse galeriis

  4. Ehted, mis plingivad tuletornina / Leonhard Lapin

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    Lapin, Leonhard, 1947-

    2011-01-01

    Ehtekunstinäitus "Õhuloss" Tallinna Põhjatuletornis 25. septembrini 2011. Osalevad Kadri Mälk, Tanel Veenre, Kristiina Laurits, Eve Margus-Villems, Villu Plink, Piret Hirv, Katrin Sipelgas. Näitusega kaasneb raamat rühmitusest "õhuLoss"

  5. Väike funk ja suur aed / Milla Mägi

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    Mägi, Milla, 1949-

    2005-01-01

    Võistluse "Kaunis kodu" auhinna võitnud Eve Metsa ja Ilmar Monese kodust Viljandis 1958. a. tüüpprojekti järgi valminud väikeses funkmajas, mida ümbritseb avar aed ja kust on kaunis vaade Viljandi järvele. 13 värv. ill

  6. A Blind Analysis of Another Case of Multiple Personality Using the Semantic Differential Technique

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    Osgood, Charles E.; And Others

    1976-01-01

    In 1954 Osgood and Luria reported a blind analysis of a case of triple personality, popularly known as "The Three Faces of Eve," that had been analyzed by Thigpen and Cleckley. Here they combined with Robert Jeans to do a similar blind analysis of a case Jeans was treating in the late 1960s. (Editor/RK)

  7. Constraining the Samurai: Rebellion and Taxation in Early Modern Japan

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    Steele, A.; Paik, C.; Tanaka, S.

    On the eve of the Meiji Restoration in 1868, the nearly 300 semi-autonomous domains across Japan had widely varying tax rates. Some handed over 70 percent of their rice yield to the samurai ruler of the domain, while others provided 15 percent. This variation existed in spite of the similar fiscal

  8. L'Armée du Salut et la naissance de la 'Mission des Noirs' au Congo ...

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    On the eve of the Second World War, a new kimbanguist spirit pervaded Léopoldville and the Lower Congo. The arrival of the first Salvation Army missionaries in 1934 was not strange to this awakening. The natives were impressed by the uniforms and the insignia but also by the militancy of this association in its struggle ...

  9. Land Tenure and Land Reform in Namibia. | Amoo | Review of ...

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    The communal lands were the creation of legislation, which, inter alia, deprived the indigenous people, who were the occupiers of the communal lands, of their allodial rights to their ancestral land. The individual rights over the communal land were the rights of usufruct, which have limited security of tenure. On the eve of ...

  10. Patterns of Social Sector Expenditures: Pre- and Post-reform period

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    S.M. Dev (Mahendra); J.E. Mooij (Jos)

    2004-01-01

    textabstractIntroduction: Throughout the history of Independent India, the Indian government has claimed that it works towards social development and the eradication of poverty. On the eve of Independence, Jawaharlal Nehru, addressing the Constituent Assembly, declared that Independence meant the

  11. Inglise mood ja foto Kunstihoones

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    1999-01-01

    5. nov.-st Tallinna Kunstihoones näitus "Look at me", Suurbritannia mood ja fotograafia 1960ndatest tänapäevani. Kuraatorid Val Willams, Brett Rogers. Osalejaid. 6. XI samas eesti moekunstnike britiaineline moeshow. Osalevad Anu Lensment, Eve Hanson, Marit Ahven, Jaanus Vahtra, Marju Tammik, Anu Samarüütel

  12. MIKHAILO VASILIEVICH LOMONOSOV: CHILDHOOD, ADOLESCENCE, ADULTHOOD (TO COMMEMORATE 300 ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH

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    T.S. Sorokina

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available On the eve of the 300th anniversary of Mikhail Lomonosov this article covers the early of Lomonosov’s life, his childhood and adolescence.Key words: Lomonosov, education, St. Petersburg academy of sciences. (Voprosy sovremennoi pediatrii — Current Pediatrics. — 2011; 10 (6: 208–212

  13. Isemoodi lastetuba / Eva Toome

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    Toome, Eva

    2009-01-01

    Sisustusmessil "Interjöör 2009" disainerite kujundatud kolm eriilmelist lastetuba - mööbeldamist võimaldava mängutoa sisearhitekt - Kard Männil, retrostiilis noorukitoa sisekujundaja - Eve-Lii Sandre ja allergiku toa sisearhitektid - Anne Saarniit ja Tiina Teemägi

  14. Potential Links between Hepadnavirus and Bornavirus Sequences in the Host Genome and Cancer

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    Tomoyuki Honda

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Various viruses leave their sequences in the host genomes during infection. Such events occur mainly in retrovirus infection but also sometimes in DNA and non-retroviral RNA virus infections. If viral sequences are integrated into the genomes of germ line cells, the sequences can become inherited as endogenous viral elements (EVEs. The integration events of viral sequences may have oncogenic potential. Because proviral integrations of some retroviruses and/or reactivation of endogenous retroviruses are closely linked to cancers, viral insertions related to non-retroviral viruses also possibly contribute to cancer development. This article focuses on genomic viral sequences derived from two non-retroviral viruses, whose endogenization is already reported, and discusses their possible contributions to cancer. Viral insertions of hepatitis B virus play roles in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma. Endogenous bornavirus-like elements, the only non-retroviral RNA virus-related EVEs found in the human genome, may also be involved in cancer formation. In addition, the possible contribution of the interactions between viruses and retrotransposons, which seem to be a major driving force for generating EVEs related to non-retroviral RNA viruses, to cancers will be discussed. Future studies regarding the possible links described here may open a new avenue for the development of novel therapeutics for tumor virus-related cancers and/or provide novel insights into EVE functions.

  15. JPRS Report, Soviet Union, International Affairs

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    1987-11-02

    principles arc evolving. Since the Berne meeting in 1986—unfortu- nately, the United States, although it took part in com- piling the convention, refused to...suport for the Brazil- ian initiative. On the eve of the 41st UN General Assembly Session, President Julio Maria Sanguinetti stated that his

  16. Hilary Putnam Interviewed by Naoko Saito and Paul Standish

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    Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2014

    2014-01-01

    The interview, which took place on the eve of the 2012 American presidential election, coincides with the publication of three major works by or about Hilary Putnam. It begins and ends with the topic of science, drawing attention to science's profound importance but also to its contemporary forms of distortion. It explores Putnam's…

  17. Effect of Water Logging Conditions on Solubility of Soil Nutrients

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    The wide use of herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers, and soil amendments affect the rhizosphere biochemistry and ecology. Soils in the Midwest of the US tend to be saturated in the early spring when snow and ice melt, and frequent rain occurs. Saturated conditions also occur after heavy rainfall eve...

  18. "Krasnaja gvozdika - sputnitsa trevog, krasnaja gvozdika - nash tsvetok"

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    2001-01-01

    Kommentaarid Mart Laari lillevalikule uue presidendi õnnitlemisel. Pealk. ajalehes Molodjozh Estonii : Subbota (2001/Sep/29) lk. 8: "I gde tolko Laar vzjal eti tsvetõ?". Refereeritud Eve Heinla artiklit "Kust küll Laar need lilled sai?", Õhtuleht (2001/Sep/25)

  19. Klõsheiko, Mare Vint, effid / Harry Liivrand

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    Liivrand, Harry, 1961-

    2005-01-01

    Tallinna Kinomajas esilinastusid 28. okt. kolm uut dokumentaalfilmi eesti kunstnikest : "F.F.F.F. läheb laiali" (Kuukulgur Film 2005, rezh. Marko Raat, "Mare Vint" (Exitfilm 2005, rezh. Anri Rulkov) ja "Jaan Klõsheiko" (Estonia Film 2005, rezh.-d Eve Ester, Igor Ruus)

  20. Eesti kunstimaailm... / Ivika Kivi ; interv. R[eet] V[arblane

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    Kivi, Ivika

    2007-01-01

    Uus kuraator Ivika Kivi Grazi meediakunsti laborist, kus 3. IV avati Mare Tralla näitus "Her. Space", kuraatori võimalustest ja labori tulevikuplaanidest. Kavas on Piret Räni näitus "Hello Friend, Are You Impotent" (avamisel naiskunstnike seltsi Puhas Rõõm performance) ja Eve Kiileri näitus "Everyman Time Machine"

  1. Kati Tolmoff: linn peabki oma sportlasi toetama / Maili Kangur

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    Kangur, Maili

    2009-01-01

    Tartlasest sulgpallur Kati Tolmoff sai Tartu Kultuurkapitali poolt olümpialootuse stipendiumi. Stipendiumi said ka Peeter Kümmel, Eveli Saue, Kristjan Kais, Rivo Vesik, Sirkka-Liisa Kivine, Tiidrek Nurme, Kaire Leibak, Künter Rothberg ja Maris Mägi

  2. Behind the shine: An appraisal of five years of Danish CCTV trials

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    Ulrich, Clara; Dalskov, Jørgen; Egekvist, Josefine

    2014-01-01

    Denmark has been the first nation in Europe to promote the use of Fully Documented Fisheries (FDF) through Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) and CCTV camera systems, and some pilot schemes for monitoring cod catches have been in place since 2008. In theory, such a scheme could supplement and eve...

  3. Dutch archaeology and National Socialism

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    Eickhoff, M.; Schlanger, N; Nordbladh, J

    2008-01-01

    Ukraine once was home to the largest population of Jews in the Russian Empire, and on the eve of the Nazi invasion of the USSR in 1941 it was the largest Jewish community in Europe. As such, Ukraine was one of the most important centers of Jewish life destroyed during the Holocaust. Between 1941 and

  4. Russian perceptions of the Boer and British Armies: An introduction ...

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    Russian perceptions of the Boer and British Armies: An introduction through Russian documents. DR GENNADY SHUBIN. Institute for African Studies, Moscow. On the eve of the outbreak of the All'glo-Boer War in South Africa, Colonel. N.S. Yermolov, the Russian Military agent [attache] in London reported on October I,.

  5. Flux line lattice symmetries in the borocarbide superconductor ...

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    N H ANDERSEN2, K MORTENSEN2 and P C CANFIELD5. 1DPMC, University of Geneva, 24 Quai E.-Ansermet, CH-1211 Gen`eve, Switzerland. 2Risø National Laboratory, P.O.Box 49, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark. 3Agere Systems, 700 Mountain Avenue, New Jersey 07974, USA. 4Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, ...

  6. Näitused / Mari Sobolev

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    Sobolev, Mari, 1968-

    1998-01-01

    Tallinna XI graafikatriennaal. Rotermanni soolaladu: "Puudutus"; Kunstihoone: "Puutujad"; Rahvusraamatukogu: Laste ja noorte graafikanäitus; Kastellaanimaja galerii: Wim Lamboo (s. 1949) "Eesti kunstnike portreed 1997" (fotograafia); Tallinna Botaanikaaed: "Maised rõõmud"; Rahvusraamatukogu: Antanas Sutkus (s. 1939) "Pro memoria" (fotograafia); Tammsaare majamuuseum: Eve Pärnaste "Ülelend" (maalid); Haapsalu Linnagalerii: Paul Allik "Seisundid" (aktimaalid).

  7. Kontrastõ ot Baltika Grupp / Jana Kuvaitseva

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    Kuvaitseva, Jana

    2007-01-01

    Eesti rõivatootja Baltika Grupp uutest sügis-talvistest kollektsioonidest räägivad Montoni kaubamärgi disainerid Jaanika Sootna ja Evelin Lill ning Ivo Nikkolo kaubamärgi disainer Eve Hanson. Baltika kaubamärgid on Monton, Mosaic, Baltman ja Ivo Nikkolo

  8. Turning rough sleepers into responsible citizens : Third way policies on homelessness in England and the Netherlands

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    E. Tonkens; dr Lia van Doorn

    2001-01-01

    On the eve of the twenty-first century, it is a scandal that there are still people sleeping rough on our streets. This is not a situation we can continue to tolerate in a modern and civil society. These were the words of Tony Blair in his foreword to the policy document Rough Sleeping, The

  9. Hea tahte mängud Helsingis / Hanno Soans

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    Soans, Hanno, 1974-

    2003-01-01

    3. ja 4. XII Kiasmas toimunud seminarist "Institutsioonid ruudus", mis tutvustas kümmet kaasaegse kunstiga tegelevat institutsiooni Euroopas ja nende uusi töömudeleid seminari, workshopide ja näituse abil. Eestit esindas Silva Lutsu sketsh Tellervo Kalleineni videos "In the Middle of the Movie", seminaril olid H. Soans, Reiu Tüür, Eve Kiiler

  10. Anxious politics in the European city: An introduction

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    Modest, W.; Koning, A. de

    2016-01-01

    At the time of writing this introduction, the news media were still filled with concerns over the New Year's Eve incidents in Cologne. As reported, during those celebrations, close to Cologne's central station, men described as being of Middle Eastern or North African appearance, and as having

  11. Weighted Multivariate Cram´er-von Mises-type Statistics | Deheuvels ...

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    In this paper, we consider weighted quadratic functionals of the multivariate uniform empirical process. By deriving the Karhunen-Lo`eve expansion of the corresponding limiting Gaussian process, we obtain the asymptotic distribution of these statistics. Our results have direct applications to tests of goodness of fit and tests ...

  12. Confirmation of the safety of central venous catheterisation in ...

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    administration of inotropes or parenteral nutrition or for haemodynamic monitoring. Thus evc is an essential technique for physicians working with such ..... aJ.,zz and further dispel the myth that the femoral region is a dirty area contaminated by the perineum, which must be avoided when a site for percutaneous eve is ...

  13. Ilus lasteraamat kunstniku, kirjastaja ja trükikoja koostöös / interv. Reet Varblane

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    2003-01-01

    I rahvusvaheline Tallinna illustratsioonitriennaal "Pildi jõud" (korraldajad Kersti Tiik, Viive Noor) rahvusraamatukogus, raamatukunsti väljapanek "Pille-Riin ja digitaal" (korraldaja Urmas Viik) Ku-Ku klubis ja kohvikus. Eesti ja taani lasteraamatu kujundusest, triennaalist (grand prix - Harald Nordberg, diplom - Jüri Mildeberg). Eve Kask lasteraamatute illustratsioonide triennaali vajadusest

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    Discussion Meeting on School Education Auditorium, Raman Research Institute, 18 to 20 August 2017 ... Function and plasticity of adult brain. Orange County resort, 25 February 2001 to 28 February 2001. Participants: John Nicholls, Wesley Thompson, C. Michael Bate, Jonathan Bacon, Chun-Fang Wu, Eve Marder, Ken ...

  15. Täna kell 17.30 avatakse Tallinna Kunstihoones briti, eesti ja soome fotonäitus "Fantastiline realism"

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    2004-01-01

    Kuraator Eve Kiiler. Osalejad loetletud. Avamisel esineb Naeruorgesster. 28. II seminaril räägib Asko Mäkela soome fotokunstist, David Bate briti fotost, Mike Marshall, Denny Robson, Outi Liusvaara, Marja Pirilä, Kai Kaljo ja Piret Räni presenteerivad oma töid

  16. Mammalian Toxicity of Munitions Compounds. Phase III. Effects of Life-Time Exposure. Part III. Nitrocellulose.

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    1980-01-01

    an animal received a serious injury or lesion, causing pain and suffering (such as an ulcerated tumor), he was killed and necropsied as if moribund...Urinary Bladder Lithiasis - Eve Retinal atrophy/folding I Keraritis I Mammary Gland - Vibroadenoma Adenoma I x Adenocarcin ona

  17. Biomass as feedstock for the industry

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    Ad de Kok

    2013-01-01

    Are we at the eve of a transformation in our economic system? “Yes”, according to several visionary scientists and policymakers. They predict the rise of an economy that is based on biological materials, the so-called bio-based economy. The key challenge is that due to several socio-economic

  18. Narrative Family Therapy.

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    Walsh, William M.; Keenan, Robert

    1997-01-01

    States that narrative family therapy is informed by social constructionism and postmodern worldviews, and is a relatively significant departure from mainstream psychotherapy. Discusses the use of narrative family therapy. Uses the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden as an example. (MKA)

  19. Health impact of the Volendam discotheque fire.

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    Dorn, T.; IJzermans, C.J.

    2003-01-01

    Background: On January 1st, 2001, a fire occurred in an overcrowded pub in the Dutch city of Volendam where young people were celebrating New Year’s Eve. As a result, a total of 14 youngsters died, 250 were injured, and 60 suffer from severe burn injuries. Since Volendam is a small and close-knit

  20. Relationship between Cardiac Troponin and Thrombo-Inflammatory Molecules in Prediction of Outcome after Acute Ischemic Stroke

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    Csecsei, Peter; Pusch, Gabriella; Ezer, Erzsebet

    2018-01-01

    BACKGROUND: In patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) without cardiovascular complications, we investigated the association of serum concentration of cardiac troponin (high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T [hs-cTnT]) with thrombo-inflammatory markers. METHODS: Thirty-five patients with first-eve...

  1. Depressioon on haigus ja seda tuleb ravida / Kaire Kenk, Aigi Viira

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    Kenk, Kaire, 1964-

    2005-01-01

    Eesti-Rootsi Suitsidoloogia Instituudi teadurid Merika Sisask ja Kairi Kõlves leiavad, et depressioon kahjustab elukvaliteeti rohkem kui ükski füüsiline tõbi. Lisaks: Kust saab hingahäda korral abi? Kommenteerivad Anu Tali, Ain Mäeots, Meelis Pai, Reet Linna ja Eveli Samuel

  2. Educational Journeys on the Web Frontier.

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    Shneiderman, Ben

    1998-01-01

    Presents a guiding framework (Relate-Create-Donate) for integrating World Wide Web technology into higher education and describes two specific strategies: "Encyclopedia Of" and "Open Projects." The Encyclopedia of Virtual Environments (EVE), Online Library of Information Visualization Environments (OLIVE), and Student HCI Online Research…

  3. The Language of Political Cartoons in Nigeria | Ekpenyong | Lwati: A ...

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    This study was focused on the political cartoons selected from some Nigerian tabloids at the eve of the 2003 general elections. We set out to analyze the language of the inscriptions, dialogues, monologues, labels and songs used alongside the pictures in the cartoons with emphasis on the layers of meaning such as ...

  4. V tsentre "Viru" pokazõ mod FIBIT

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    2006-01-01

    Moeüritus "Fashion is Back in Tallinn" esitleb Viru keskuses kevadsuviseid moetrende.Samas toimub "Kuldnõela" auhinna 2005. aasta nominentide moeetendus. Oma kollektsioone näitavad Evelin Kattai, Iren Truverk, Monika Randloo ja Eve Hanson. Eelnevatel aastatel auhinna saanud moekunstnike loetelu

  5. Kontseptsioonid ja persoonid / Mari Sobolev

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    Sobolev, Mari, 1968-

    2003-01-01

    Heli Sarapuu näitus "Isale" Hobusepea galeriis. Valeri Vinogradovi "Design Jet 5001" Viviann Napi Galeriis. Eve Kiileri "Progressi arhitektoonika" Tallinna Linnagaleriis. Jan Van Imschooti maalinäitus "Müstilised patud ja kaasaegsed värvid. Ümberhindamise asupaik"

  6. Eesti ehted Firenzes

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    2005-01-01

    Galeriis Le Arti Orafe on avatud kuue nimeka Euroopa ehtekoolkonna näitus "Chroma". Eestist on töödega esindatud Andrus Rumm, Eve Margus-Villems, Julia-Maria Pihlak, Kertu Tuberg, Kristiina Laurits, Kärt Maran, Maarja Niinemägi, Merle Kasonen, Piret Hirv, Tanel Veenre

  7. South African academia in crisis: The spread of `contrived collegial ...

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    In 1999, on the eve of rationalisation of South African higher education, J. M. Coetzee published a book entitled Disgrace. In this publication he narrates the tale of a Classics and Modern Languages professor transformed into an adjunct professor of communications, a marketable identity, as a consequence of ...

  8. Compiling a Sign Language Dictionary

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    Kristoffersen, Jette Hedegaard; Troelsgård, Thomas

    2010-01-01

    As we began working on the Danish Sign Language (DTS) Dictionary, we soon realised the truth in the statement that a lexicographer has to deal with problems within almost any linguistic discipline. Most of these problems come down to establishing simple rules, rules that can easily be applied eve...

  9. The Use of Examples in Polyfunc- tional Dictionaries

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    Abstract: Dictionary compilation for the African languages in South Africa stands on the eve of the African Renaissance and prospective compilers of dictionaries for African languages are in need of a sound perspective and guidelines in respect of the compilation and choice of examples. The aim of this article is to analyse ...

  10. Turning rough sleepers into responsible citizens

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    E. Tonkens; dr Lia van Doorn

    2001-01-01

    On the eve of the twenty-first century, it is a scandal that there are still people sleeping rough on our streets. This is not a situation we can continue to tolerate in a modern and civil society. These were the words of Tony Blair in his foreword to the policy document Rough Sleeping, The

  11. Mis jääb kunstist lõpuks sõelale? / Tanel Veenre

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    Veenre, Tanel, 1977-

    2011-01-01

    15. Tallinna graafikatriennaalist "Armastuse, mitte raha pärast" Kumu Kunstimuuseumis. Triennaali kuraatorid: Simon Rees, Eve Kask, Eha Komissarov, kujundajad: Neeme Külm, Ralf Lõoke. Óskar Muñoze (Colombia), Ellie Daviesi (Suurbritannia), Andrew Raftery (USA), Kai Kuusingu ja Anu Kalmu töödest

  12. A Surgical Treatment Of

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    user

    sex, craniofacial skeletal abnormalities and adenotonsillar hypertrophy. Moreover, alcohol and sedatives are known to aggravate OSA3-5. Therapy for snoring and .... 165(6):456-458. 4. Sullivan CF, Issa FG, Berthone-Jones M,. Eves I. Reversal of obstructive sleep apnea by CPAP applied through the nares. Lancet 1981,1.

  13. Making Evaluation Matter : Writings from South Asia | CRDI - Centre ...

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    Making Evaluation Matter : Writings from South Asia. Couverture du livre Making Evaluation Matter. Directeur(s) : Katherine Eve Hay et Shubh Kumar-Range. Maison(s) d'édition : SAGE, CRDI. 23 septembre 2014. ISBN : 9789351500278. 312 pages. e-ISBN : 9781552505830. Téléchargez le PDF · Téléchargez le cyberlivre.

  14. Osennaja moda : tshornõm-tshorno

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    2008-01-01

    Baltika kaubamärkide Monton, Ivo Nikkolo, Baltman ja Mosaic moekollektsioonidest sügiseks 2008. Tutvustavad Montoni naisterõivatse disainer Jaanika Sootna ning meesterõivaste disainer Jaana Varkki, Ivo Nikkolo disainer Eve Hanson, Baltmani disainer Erkki Engso ja Mosaici naisterõivaste disainer Evelin Lill ning meesterõivaste disainer Merle Lõhmus. Värvifotod

  15. Kaks hilise armastuse minu-raamatut / Brita Melts

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    Melts, Brita, 1984-

    2016-01-01

    Arvustus: Minu lamp põleb : Betti Alveri ja Mart Lepiku kirjavahetus 1947-1970 / koostanud Kristi Metste ja Eve Annuk. Tallinn : Varrak, 2015 ; Minu põsk sinu põse vastu : Eduard Vilde kirjad Rahelile / koostanud Kairi Tilga. Tallinn : Hea Lugu, 2015

  16. Isiklik... liiga isiklik / Sirje Olesk

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    Olesk, Sirje, 1954-

    2016-01-01

    Arvustus: Minu lamp põleb : Betti Alveri ja Mart Lepiku kirjavahetus 1947-1970 / koostanud Kristi Metste ja Eve Annuk. Tallinn : Varrak, 2015 ; Minu põsk sinu põse vastu : Eduard Vilde kirjad Rahelile / koostanud Kairi Tilga. Tallinn : Hea Lugu, 2015

  17. Download this PDF file

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    1999-03-01

    Mar 1, 1999 ... 1996. Female Genital Mutilation I Nigeria Tops List. Vanguard: June 18. p. 9. Elkins, TE, Drescher. and Martey, 310., 1988. Vesicovaginal Fistula revisited. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 72(3. pt. l): 3075. 312 Sept. E1 Saadawi. N. 1980. The hiddenjace ofEve .' Women in the Arab World. Boston, Beacon press.

  18. International Leaders Summit: Using Dialogue to Center the Conversation on the Education of Deaf Children and Youth in the 21st Century

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    Anderson, John L.

    2011-01-01

    On July 18, 2010, the eve of the 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED 2010), the International Leaders Summit was held at the Center for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. A total of 120 world leaders from 32 countries participated. Presenters, including students, led the conversation on current…

  19. Saaremaa biennaal on pääsenud maailma kunstiajalukku

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    1999-01-01

    Oxford University Press'is ilmunud entsüklopeedia "Encyclopedia of Aesthetics" toob kahel korral ära Saaremaa biennaali. Artikli "The Postmodern Transformation of Art" on kirjutanud ameerika kunstiteadlane Thomas McEvilley. Saarema biennaali algatasid 1995. a. Peeter Linnap ja Eve Kiiler.

  20. Search for extraterrestrial antineutrino sources with the KamLAND detector

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    Abe, S.; et al., [Unknown; Decowski, M.P.

    2012-01-01

    We present the results of a search for extraterrestrial electron antineutrinos ( 's) in the energy range 8.3 MeV < Eve < 31.8 MeV using the KamLAND detector. In an exposure of 4.53 kton-year, we identify 25 candidate events. All of the candidate events can be attributed to background, most

  1. Ida-Euroopa kunst Londonis

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    2011-01-01

    Eve Kase kureeritud näitus "Memoirs from a Cold Utopia" Londonis 28. juulist 28. novembrini 2011. Näitus tähistab Nõukogude Liidu lagunemise 20. aastapäeva. Eestist osalevad Marko Mäetamm, Anu Juurak, Tanja Muravskaja

  2. The first 100 kidney transplants from living related donors at Groote ...

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    kidney transplantation with grafts from cadaver donors have improved significantly and the difference in graft survival rate compared with transplants from Eving related donors is not as great"" Furthermore, with the increased acceptance of the concept of clinical brain death and the increased public awareness of organ.

  3. Elu ilma koduta / Anne Metsis

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    Metsis, Anne, 1958-

    2012-01-01

    Kodutuks jäämise põhjustest ning Tallinna varjupaikadest ja öömajadest räägivad Tallinna Sotsiaaltöö Keskuse Kopli üksuse juht Piret Põder ja Tallinna Sotsiaaltöö Keskuse resotsialiseerivate sotsiaalteenuste juht Eve Lääts

  4. Taastatud Jaani kiriku interjöörid 21. sajandi kontekstis / Krista Kodres

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    Kodres, Krista, 1957-

    2006-01-01

    Tartu Jaani kiriku interjööridest. Kunstiajaloolane Kaur Alttoa. Sisekujundajad: Tea Tammelaan, Malle Jürgenson, Krista Lepland. Terrakotaskulptuure on konserveerinud, algul koos sakslastega (Sven Wallasch, keemik Eberhard Wendler), Eve Alttoa. Fassaadiskulptuuride koopiad valmistab Isabel Aaso. Ka Urmo Rausi akendeprojektist

  5. Victims of stalking in India: A study of girl college students in Tirunelveli City

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    Jaishankar Karuppannan

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available The word 'stalking' was not commonly known in India, until Priyadharshini Mattoo's case (1996 hit the headlines. Eve teasing, a colloquial word for gender harassment is popularly known and Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Eve-Teasing Act, 1998 on that was developed after the brutal killing of a girl named Sarika Shah in Chennai. Though, stalking is there in the past, it was not acknowledged with this terminology and it was always merged with Eve teasing. On the other hand, stalking is much graver than Eve teasing and it is an obsessive behaviour. After the Matoo's case, the Indian Criminal Justice System awoke and the National Commission for Women is ready with a draft Bill (Sexual Assault Prevention Bill to make the Indian Penal Code more effective against the menace of stalkers. Research studies related to stalking in India are sparse and there is a need to study this phenomenon in depth. This paper presents some results from a study of stalking victims among Girl College students at Tirunelveli City, Tamil Nadu, India. In-depth questionnaire data are drawn on to investigate the course and nature of prolonged stalking in 150 self-defined victims. Findings indicate a pattern of repeated intrusions, the stalking harassment methods, lack of reporting behaviour, and effects of stalking on the victims.

  6. Triumfalnoje vozvrashtshenije 60-h / Airika Soome, Jaanika Sootna, Merike Pääro...[jt.] ; interv. Valeria Aru

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    2007-01-01

    Eesti tuntuimate kaubamärkide PTA, Monton, Bastion, Ivo Nikkolo ja Mosaic moekunstnike nägemused moest kevad-suveks 2007. PTA - Airika Soome, Monton - Jaanika Sootna, Bastion - Merike Pääro, Ivo Nikkolo - Eve Hanson ja Mosaic - Evelin Lill

  7. An Intelligence Collection Management Model.

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    1984-06-01

    classification of inteligence collection requirements in terms of. the a-.- metnodo"c, .ev--e in Chaster Five. 116 APPgENDIX A A METHOD OF RANKING...of Artificial Intelligence Tools and Technigues to!TN’X n~l is n rs aa~emfft-.3-ufnyva: ’A TZ Ashby W. Ecss. An Introduction to Cybernetics. New York

  8. Suur Teatriõhtu 2006 ehk Nike kliendikaardiga Vanapaganast, Eurovisioonile pääsenud vaeslapsest, roosades rõivastes printsist ja paljust muust

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    2006-01-01

    Kuressaare Gümnaasiumi Suurest Teatriõhtust. Ürituse üle mõtisklevad žürii liige Aarne Mägi, vilistlane Mihkel Miller, peakorraldaja Eve Paomees ja teatriõhtu traditsiooni looja ja ürituse peakorraldaja Marit Tarkin

  9. Kontsert : Hardi Volmer hakkab loitsima. Kuus stiilset kontsertetendust

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    Kontserdist "Tõrva loits" 16. aug. Tõrvas. 15.-24. augustini annab kontserdisarjas "Eesti mõisad 2008" kuus kontsertetendust barokkmuusika ansambel Corelli Consort (vt. www.corelli.ee), kontsertetenduste kostüümid on loonud Ivo Nikkolo brändi naisteriiete peadisainer Eve Hanson

  10. Õhus on elu : barokkmuusika ja nüüdistants Nikkolo peadisaineri loodud kostüümides. Väärtmuusika elamus pealinnast

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    2008-01-01

    15.-24. augustini annab kontserdisarjas "Eesti mõisad 2008" kuus kontsertetendust barokkmuusika ansambel Corelli Consort (vt. www.corelli.ee), kontsertetenduste kostüümid on loonud Ivo Nikkolo brändi naisteriiete peadisainer Eve Hanson. 17.-23. augustini toimub Tallinna Raekojas, Rootsi Mihkli kirikus ja Jaani kirikus Tallinna Kammermuusika festival (vt. www.plmf.ee)

  11. Data Transformation in a Three Dimensional Integrated Circuit Implementation

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    2012-03-01

    implement. These attacks are based on the amount of information available to Eve for cryptanalysis . • Ciphertext only • Known plaintext, where she has...provides resistance to differential and linear cryptanalysis attacks [65]. Figure 43. SubBytes() applies the S-box to each byte of the state (From

  12. Kas alternatiivid mainstreamil või alternatiivne mainstream? / Reet Varblane

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    Varblane, Reet, 1952-

    1998-01-01

    Missugune on praeguste eesti noorte sub- ja kontrakultuur? Samasuguseid laineid on enne olnud, näiteks Lapin-Okas-Keskküla, Eve ja Peeter Linnap & jüngrid. Hanno Soansi kutse väljuda galeriidest ja mõjutama olmet.

  13. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Trachoma among Children ...

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    Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in Woreillu Woreda, South Wollo administrative zone to determine the .... going to a health institution when having eye problem (seek eve care ... family with symptoms of trachoma CAyne-. Table 1 Demographic, environmental and behavioral risk factors for the development.

  14. Expression of SMAD signal transduction molecules in the pancreas

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    Brorson, Michael; Hougaard, D.; Nielsen, Jens Høiriis

    2001-01-01

    Members of the TGF-beta superfamily of cytokines have been implicated in pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and in regulation and differentiation of pancreatic endocrine and exocrine cells. Different TGF-beta members signal through phosphorylation of different signal transduction proteins, which eve...

  15. Big and small women facing small culture / Reet Varblane

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    Varblane, Reet, 1952-

    1999-01-01

    Feministlik kunst Eestis alates 1994. aastast. Näitustest EST. FEM, Kood-eks, Private Views. Videod. Fotoinstallatsioonid. Tuntumad kunstnikud: Mare Tralla, Ene-Liis Semper, Mari Laanemets, Eve Kiiler, Tiina Tammetalu, Kai Kaljo, Ly Lestberg, Liina Siib jt. Kunstnike rühmitused: F.F.F.F. Teemad: ema, väike naine, keha. 6 illustratsiooni

  16. 1 küsimus noorele juhile : Kuidas on kõige parem tähtsad põhimõtted töötajateni viia? / Kaarel Oja, Reet Roos, Martin Hurt... [jt.

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    Küsimusele vastavad Teater NO99 tegevjuht Kaarel Oja, meediaagentuuri Inspired, tööõigusbüroo ja trükikoja Digiprint omanik Reet Roos, kaitseministeeriumi asekantsler Martin Hurt, SOL Eesti personalijuht Evely Ellert ning investeerimis- ja varahalduslahendusi pakkuva Sampo Life juhatuse liige Erkki Sadam

  17. A Blur track on Mars: how do you top that?

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    Cooke, Rachel

    2003-01-01

    "On the eve of the landing of the Beagle 2 space probe on Mars, one of its instigators, Blur bassist Alex James, talks exclusively about his new-found passion for space 'Talking with scientists makes me feel giddy with excitement. Life on Mars, I mean, come on! How dead do you have to be not to find that interesting?' (1 page).

  18. The snakes of Ghana: myth, science and reality | Attuquayefio ...

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    Snakes have been symbols of fear and hostility to most human societies throughout the ages, largely due to their perceived deceit of Adam and Eve to eat the forbidden fruit in the biblical Garden of Eden, as well as to the general lack of knowledge and appreciation of snake biology and behaviour. This has resulted in the ...

  19. Emakeele õpetamise võimalused / Maia Rõigas

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    Rõigas, Maia

    2007-01-01

    2007. aasta kevadel kaitsesid Tartu Ülikoolis eesti filoloogia keeleeriharu lõputööd Triinu-Mari Vorp, Eve Roomere ja Kadri Sõrmus ning magistritööd Evelyn Lätt, Helen Kiil ja Liis Pennonen, kes kõik käsitlesid emakeeleõpetuse erinevaid võimalusi

  20. JPRS Report Near East & South Asia

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    1991-02-22

    capacity of labour-intensive manufactured exports. This is the sug- gestion made on the basis that wage goods could be produced by large units and...the eve of the departure of the IPKF, making themselves persona non grata to the Government of Sri Lanka, and forcing themselves into exile

  1. Näitus kui publiku-uuring / Margaret Tali

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    Tali, Margaret

    2008-01-01

    Eve Kiileri näitus "Muuseumilabor" Tallinna Kunstihoone galeriis 26. IX-19. X. Tutvuda saab Kiasmas, Kumus, Briti Muuseumis, Palais de Tokyos, Hamburger Bahnhofis, Vatikani muuseumis, Veneetsia biennaalil läbi viidud publiku-uuringute tulemustega. Publikuteemaline seminar-ümarlaud 16. X

  2. IVAN POTRČ V LJUBLJANSKI DRAMI: MED ROKOPISOM, NATISOM IN UPRIZORITVIJO

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    2011-01-01

    Povzetek V diplomski nalogi sem obravnavala štiri Potrčeve drame (Lacko in Krefli, Krefli, Kreflova kmetija, Na hudi dan si zmerom sam), in sicer so me zanimale spremembe na relaciji med tipkopisom (rokopisom) za uprizoritev in knjižno izdajo

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    Comments on the Sanef media audit: a new news culture is facing the media and journalism educators: the time to act is now! Abstract · Vol 23, No 1 (2002) - Articles The Fourth Estate under siege - a call for synergy: commentary on the Sanef report. Details · Vol 23, No 1 (2002) - Articles Eve-olution: the status of female ...

  4. The impact of firm specific news on implied volatilities

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    M.W.M. Donders (Monique); A.C.F. Vorst (Ton)

    1996-01-01

    textabstractWe study the implied volatility behavior of call options around scheduled news announcement days. Implied volatilities increase significantly during the pre-event period and reach a maximum on the eve of the news announcement. After the news release, implied volatility drops sharply and

  5. The homeobox transcription factor Even-skipped regulates acquisition of electrical properties in Drosophila neurons

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    Brand Andrea H

    2006-11-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background While developmental processes such as axon pathfinding and synapse formation have been characterized in detail, comparatively less is known of the intrinsic developmental mechanisms that regulate transcription of ion channel genes in embryonic neurons. Early decisions, including motoneuron axon targeting, are orchestrated by a cohort of transcription factors that act together in a combinatorial manner. These transcription factors include Even-skipped (Eve, islet and Lim3. The perdurance of these factors in late embryonic neurons is, however, indicative that they might also regulate additional aspects of neuron development, including the acquisition of electrical properties. Results To test the hypothesis that a combinatorial code transcription factor is also able to influence the acquisition of electrical properties in embryonic neurons we utilized the molecular genetics of Drosophila to manipulate the expression of Eve in identified motoneurons. We show that increasing expression of this transcription factor, in two Eve-positive motoneurons (aCC and RP2, is indeed sufficient to affect the electrical properties of these neurons in early first instar larvae. Specifically, we observed a decrease in both the fast K+ conductance (IKfast and amplitude of quantal cholinergic synaptic input. We used charybdotoxin to pharmacologically separate the individual components of IKfast to show that increased Eve specifically down regulates the Slowpoke (a BK Ca2+-gated potassium channel, but not Shal, component of this current. Identification of target genes for Eve, using DNA adenine methyltransferase identification, revealed strong binding sites in slowpoke and nAcRα-96Aa (a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit. Verification using real-time PCR shows that pan-neuronal expression of eve is sufficient to repress transcripts for both slo and nAcRα-96Aa. Conclusion Taken together, our findings demonstrate, for the first time, that Eve

  6. The Characteristics of Air Pollutants during Two Distinct Episodes of Fireworks Burning in a Valley City of North China.

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    Yang Song

    Full Text Available The elevation and dissipation of pollutants after the ignition of fireworks in different functional areas of a valley city were investigated.The Air Quality Index (AQI as well as inter-day and intra-day concentrations of various air pollutants (PM10, PM2.5, SO2, NO2, CO, O3 were measured during two episodes that took place during Chinese New Year festivities.For the special terrain of Jinan, the mean concentrations of pollutants increased sharply within 2-4 h of the firework displays, and concentrations were 4-6 times higher than the usual levels. It took 2-3 d for the pollutants to dissipate to background levels. Compared to Preliminary Eve (more fireworks are ignited on New Year's Eve, but the amounts of other human activities are also lesser, the primary pollutants PM2.5, PM10, and CO reached higher concentrations on New Year's Eve, and the highest concentrations of these pollutants were detected in living quarters. All areas suffered from serious pollution problems on New Year's Eve (rural = urban for PM10, but rural > urban for PM2.5. However, SO2 and NO2 levels were 20%-60% lower in living quarters and industrial areas compared to the levels in these same areas on Preliminary Eve. In contrast to the other pollutants, O3 concentrations fell instead of rising with the firework displays.Interactions between firework displays and other human activities caused different change trends of pollutants. PM2.5 and PM10 were the main pollutants, and the rural living quarter had some of the highest pollution levels.

  7. The Characteristics of Air Pollutants during Two Distinct Episodes of Fireworks Burning in a Valley City of North China.

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    Song, Yang; Wan, Xiaoming; Bai, Shuoxin; Guo, Dong; Ren, Ci; Zeng, Yu; Li, Yirui; Li, Xuewen

    2017-01-01

    The elevation and dissipation of pollutants after the ignition of fireworks in different functional areas of a valley city were investigated. The Air Quality Index (AQI) as well as inter-day and intra-day concentrations of various air pollutants (PM10, PM2.5, SO2, NO2, CO, O3) were measured during two episodes that took place during Chinese New Year festivities. For the special terrain of Jinan, the mean concentrations of pollutants increased sharply within 2-4 h of the firework displays, and concentrations were 4-6 times higher than the usual levels. It took 2-3 d for the pollutants to dissipate to background levels. Compared to Preliminary Eve (more fireworks are ignited on New Year's Eve, but the amounts of other human activities are also lesser), the primary pollutants PM2.5, PM10, and CO reached higher concentrations on New Year's Eve, and the highest concentrations of these pollutants were detected in living quarters. All areas suffered from serious pollution problems on New Year's Eve (rural = urban for PM10, but rural > urban for PM2.5). However, SO2 and NO2 levels were 20%-60% lower in living quarters and industrial areas compared to the levels in these same areas on Preliminary Eve. In contrast to the other pollutants, O3 concentrations fell instead of rising with the firework displays. Interactions between firework displays and other human activities caused different change trends of pollutants. PM2.5 and PM10 were the main pollutants, and the rural living quarter had some of the highest pollution levels.

  8. Securing Communication via Transmission of Artificial Noise by Both Sides: Bipolar-Beamforming Optimization

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    Yongkai Zhou

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The paper considers the secure transmission in a wireless environment in which both the transmitter (Alice and the legitimate receiver (Bob send artificial noise (AN to interfere with the eavesdropper (Eve. Optimal design is analyzed in detail for this AN-by-both-side model to deal with Eve’s stochastic channel condition and random spatial distribution. Bipolar-beamforming is first proposed to jointly design Alice and Bob’s transmitting signals. By optimally assigning the transmitting antenna for Bob and allocating the power ratio between Alice’s information and the AN signal, maximum secrecy capacity can be achieved. Simulation is done to illustrate the process of bipolar-beamforming optimization. Results show that the AN-by-both-side model has good secrecy performance on both average and extreme conditions as Eve approaches Alice or Bob.

  9. Ethylene evolution and endo-beta-mannanase activity during lettuce seed germination at high temperature Evolução de etileno e atividade da enzima endo-beta-mananase durante a germinação de sementes de alface sob altas temperaturas

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    Full Text Available High temperatures during lettuce seed imbibition can delay or completely inhibit germination and the endosperm layer appears to restrict the radicle protrusion. The role of endo-beta-mannanase during lettuce seed germination at 35°C and the influence of ethylene in endo-beta-mannanase regulation were investigated. Seeds of 'Dark Green Boston' (DGB and 'Everglades' (EVE were germinated in water, or 10 mmol L-1 of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC, or 10 mmol L-1 of aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG, or 20 mmol L-1 of silver thiosulphate (STS. Seeds were also primed in polyethylene glycol (PEG, or PEG + ACC, PEG + AVG, or PEG + STS. Untreated seeds germinated 100% at 20°C. At 35°C, EVE seeds germinated 100%, whereas DGB seeds germinated only 33%. Seed priming or adding ACC during incubation increased germination at 35°C. Higher ethylene evolution was detected in EVE than in DGB during germination at 35°C. AVG did not inhibit seed germination of DGB at 35°C, but STS did. Higher endo-beta-mannanase activity was observed in EVE compared with DGB seeds. Providing ACC either during priming or during germination increased endo-beta-mannanase activity, whereas AVG and STS led to decreased or no activity. Ethylene may overcome the inhibitory effect of high temperature in thermosensitive lettuce seeds due to increased endo-beta-mannanase, possibly leading to weakening of the endosperm.Altas temperaturas durante a embebição das sementes de alface podem atrasar ou inibir a germinação e o endosperma parece ser o responsável na restrição da protrusão da radícula. O envolvimento da enzima endo-beta-mananase durante a germinação de sementes de alface a 35°C e a influência do etileno na regulagem desta enzima foram estudados. Sementes das cultivares Dark Green Boston (DGB e Everglades (EVE foram germinadas em água ou em soluções de 10 mmol L-1 de 1-aminociclopropano-1-ácido carboxilico (ACC, 10 mmol L-1 de amino-etoxi-vinil-glicina (AVG

  10. Wearable design issues for electronic vision enhancement systems

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    Dvorak, Joe

    2006-09-01

    As the baby boomer generation ages, visual impairment will overtake a significant portion of the US population. At the same time, more and more of our world is becoming digital. These two trends, coupled with the continuing advances in digital electronics, argue for a rethinking in the design of aids for the visually impaired. This paper discusses design issues for electronic vision enhancement systems (EVES) [R.C. Peterson, J.S. Wolffsohn, M. Rubinstein, et al., Am. J. Ophthalmol. 136 1129 (2003)] that will facilitate their wearability and continuous use. We briefly discuss the factors affecting a person's acceptance of wearable devices. We define the concept of operational inertia which plays an important role in our design of wearable devices and systems. We then discuss how design principles based upon operational inertia can be applied to the design of EVES.

  11. Extreme ultraviolet solar irradiance during the rising phase of solar cycle 24 observed by PROBA2/LYRA

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    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available The Large-Yield Radiometer (LYRA is a radiometer that has monitored the solar irradiance at high cadence and in four pass bands since January 2010. Both the instrument and its spacecraft, PROBA2 (Project for OnBoard Autonomy, have several innovative features for space instrumentation, which makes the data reduction necessary to retrieve the long-term variations of solar irradiance more complex than for a fully optimized solar physics mission. In this paper, we describe how we compute the long-term time series of the two extreme ultraviolet irradiance channels of LYRA and compare the results with those of SDO/EVE. We find that the solar EUV irradiance has increased by a factor of 2 since the last solar minimum (between solar cycles 23 and 24, which agrees reasonably well with the EVE observations.

  12. Summer Camp July 2017 - Registration

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    The CERN Staff Association’s Summer Camp will be open for children from 4 to 6 years old during four weeks, from 3 to 28 July. Registration is offered on a weekly basis for 450 CHF, lunch included. This year, the various activities will revolve around the theme of the Four Elements. Registration opened on 20 March 2017 for children currently attending the EVE and School of the Association. It will be open from 3 April for children of CERN Members of Personnel, and starting from 24 April for all other children. The general conditions are available on the website of the EVE and School of CERN Staff Association: http://nurseryschool.web.cern.ch. For further questions, please contact us by email at Summer.Camp@cern.ch.

  13. Official holidays in 2014 and end-of-year closure 2014/2015

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    (Pursuant to Articles R II 4.38 and R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations)   Official holidays in 2014 (in addition to special leave during the annual closure): Wednesday, 1 January (New Year) Friday, 18 April (Good Friday) Monday, 21 April (Easter Monday) Thursday, 1 May Thursday, 29 May (Ascension day) Monday, 9 June (Whit Monday) Thursday, 11 September ("Jeûne genevois") Wednesday, 24 December (Christmas Eve) Thursday, 25 December (Christmas) Wednesday, 31 December (New Year’s Eve)   Annual closure of the site of the Organization during the Christmas holidays and day of special leave granted by the Director-General: The Laboratory will be closed from Saturday, 20 December 2014 to Sunday, 4 January 2015 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave). The first working day in the New Year will be Monday, 5 January 2015. Human Resources Department Tel. 73903/79257

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    Official holidays in 2015 and end-of-year closure 2015/2016 (Application of Articles R II 4.38 and R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations).   Official holidays in 2015 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure): Thursday, 1 January (New Year) Friday, 3 April (Good Friday) Monday, 6 April (Easter Monday) Friday, 1 May Thursday, 14 May (Ascension day) Monday, 25 May (Whit Monday) Thursday, 10 September ("Jeûne genevois") Thursday, 24 December (Christmas Eve) Friday, 25 December (Christmas) Thursday, 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Annual closure of the site of the Organization during the Christmas holidays and special leave granted by the Director-General: The Laboratory will be closed from Saturday, 19 December 2015 to Sunday, 3 January 2016 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave). The first working day in the New Year will be Monday, 4 January 2016. Human Resources Department Tel. 73903/79257

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    (Application of Articles R II 4.38 and R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations) Official holidays in 2012 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure): Sunday, 1st January (New Year); Friday, 6th April (Good Friday); Monday, 9th April (Easter Monday); Tuesday, 1st May; Thursday, 17th May (Ascension day); Monday, 28th May (Whit Monday); Thursday, 6th September ("Jeûne genevois"); Monday, 24th December (Christmas Eve); Tuesday, 25th December (Christmas); Monday, 31st December (New Year’s Eve). Annual closure of the site of the Organization during the Christmas holidays and day of special leave granted by the Director-General : The Laboratory will be closed from Saturday, 22nd December 2012 to Sunday, 6th January 2013 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave). The first working day in the New Year will be Monday, 7th January 2013. Human Resources Department Tel. 73903

  16. Official holidays in 2013 and end-of-year closure 2013/2014 (Application of Articles R II 4.38 and R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations)

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    Official holidays in 2013 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure): Tuesday, 1 January (New Year) Friday, 29 March (Good Friday) Monday, 1 April (Easter Monday) Wednesday, 1 May                    Thursday, 9 May (Ascension day) Monday, 20 May (Whit Monday) Thursday, 5 September (Jeûne genevois) Tuesday, 24 December (Christmas Eve) Wednesday, 25 December (Christmas Day) Tuesday, 31 December (New Year’s Eve)   Annual closure of the site of the Organization during the Christmas holidays and day of special leave granted by the Director-General: The Laboratory will be closed from Saturday, 21 December 2013 to Sunday, 5 January 2014 inclusive (without deduction of an...

  17. The new Meyrin crèche takes its first steps

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    The new Meyrin crèche was inaugurated on 10 October and already caters for 16 children of CERN personnel. Copyright: Laurent Barlier. Copyright: Robert Tillmann. At the end of August, the new Meyrin crèche in Champs-Fréchets, the Espace de Vie Enfantine (EVE), welcomed its first intake of infants. They included 16 children of members of the CERN personnel who are benefiting from the agreement signed in 2007 with the commune of Meyrin (see Bulletin n°43&44/2007). The crèche was officially inaugurated on 10 October with several CERN representatives in attendance, including HR Department Head, Enrico Chiaveri, and Head of the Relations with the Host States Service, Friedmann Eder. The following day, EVE held an open day for the inhabitants of Meyrin and interested members of the CERN personnel. The new 1516 m2 building ‘s spaces have very clean and ...

  18. Availability of IT services during the 2009 CERN annual closure

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    Most of the services provided by the IT Department - including WLCG (EGEE) production services - will remain available during the CERN annual closure. No interruptions are scheduled but in the event of a failure, the restoration of services cannot be guaranteed. Problems will be dealt with on a best effort basis only. However, for the following services: Network, Databases, Mail, Web, Windows & Terminal Services, Authentication Services, Indico, CDS, Grid (SAM, FTS, VOMS, GridView): experts should be reachable to start investigations within about half a day except on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (24 and 25 December) and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (31 December and 1 January). Incidents will be documented at http://cern.ch/ssb. The backup service will remain operational, but backups cannot be guaranteed and file restores may not be possible. Castor: damaged tapes will not be processed. Please note that the Helpdesk will be closed but an operator service will ...

  19. IT Services Availability during the CERN Annual Closure 2010

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    Most of the services provided by the IT Department - including WLCG production services - will remain available during the CERN annual closure. No interruptions are scheduled but in case of failure, the restoration of services cannot be guaranteed. Problems will be dealt with on a best effort basis only. However, please note:   •\tExperts should be reachable to start investigations on the following services within about half a day except around Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (24 and 25 December) and New Year's Eve and New Year's Day (31 December and 1 January) -- Network, Databases, Linux, Mail, Printing, Telecom, Web, Windows & Windows Terminal Services, Account Management, Castor, Indico, Inspire, Invenio, Grid (SAM, Gridview, Nagios, messaging), and the room booking system, Incidents will be documented at http://cern.ch/ssb. •\tThe backup service will remain operational, but backups cannot be guaranteed and file restores may not be possible. •\tFor the Castor serv...

  20. Monitoring of continuous-variable quantum key distribution system in real environment.

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    Liu, Weiqi; Peng, Jinye; Huang, Peng; Huang, Duan; Zeng, Guihua

    2017-08-07

    How to guarantee the practical security of continuous-variable quantum key distribution (CVQKD) system has been an important issue in the quantum cryptography applications. In contrast to the previous practical security strategies, which focus on the intercept-resend attack or the Gaussian attack, we investigate the practical security strategy based on a general attack, i.e., an arbitrated individual attack or collective attack on the system by Eve in this paper. The low bound of intensity disturbance of the local oscillator signal for eavesdropper successfully concealing herself is obtained, considering all noises can be used by Eve in the practical environment. Furthermore, we obtain an optimal monitoring condition for the practical CVQKD system so that legitimate communicators can monitor the general attack in real-time. As examples, practical security of two special systems, i.e., the Gaussian modulated coherent state CVQKD system and the middle-based CVQKD system, are investigated under the intercept-resend attacks.

  1. Intrinsic imperfection of self-differencing single-photon detectors harms the security of high-speed quantum cryptography systems

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    Jiang, Mu-Sheng; Sun, Shi-Hai; Tang, Guang-Zhao; Ma, Xiang-Chun; Li, Chun-Yan; Liang, Lin-Mei

    2013-12-01

    Thanks to the high-speed self-differencing single-photon detector (SD-SPD), the secret key rate of quantum key distribution (QKD), which can, in principle, offer unconditionally secure private communications between two users (Alice and Bob), can exceed 1 Mbit/s. However, the SD-SPD may contain loopholes, which can be exploited by an eavesdropper (Eve) to hack into the unconditional security of the high-speed QKD systems. In this paper, we analyze the fact that the SD-SPD can be remotely controlled by Eve in order to spy on full information without being discovered, then proof-of-principle experiments are demonstrated. Here, we point out that this loophole is introduced directly by the operating principle of the SD-SPD, thus, it cannot be removed, except for the fact that some active countermeasures are applied by the legitimate parties.

  2. Notes on a Continuous-Variable Quantum Key Distribution Scheme

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    Ichikawa, Tsubasa; Hirano, Takuya; Matsubara, Takuto; Ono, Motoharu; Namiki, Ryo

    2017-09-01

    We develop a physical model to describe the signal transmission for a continuous-variable quantum key distribution scheme and investigate its security against a couple of eavesdropping attacks assuming that the eavesdropper's power is partly restricted owing to today's technological limitations. We consider an eavesdropper performing quantum optical homodyne measurement on the signal obtained by a type of beamsplitting attack. We also consider the case in which the eavesdropper Eve is unable to access a quantum memory and she performs heterodyne measurement on her signal without performing a delayed measurement. Our formulation includes a model in which the receiver's loss and noise are unaccessible by the eavesdropper. This setup enables us to investigate the condition that Eve uses a practical fiber differently from the usual beamsplitting attack where she can deploy a lossless transmission channel. The secret key rates are calculated in both the direct and reverse reconciliation scenarios.

  3. Decreased beta-carotene levels in exfoliated vaginal epithelial cells in women with vaginal candidiasis.

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    Mikhail, M S; Palan, P R; Basu, J; Anyaegbunam, A; Romney, S L

    1994-10-01

    Women are more susceptible to vaginal candidiasis when the host immune response is suppressed. The antioxidant nutrient beta-carotene is postulated to possess immunoenhancing properties. The purpose of this study was to investigate beta-carotene concentrations in exfoliated vaginal epithelial (EVE) cells in women with vaginal candidiasis. Beta-carotene levels in EVE cells, collected by a saline lavage technique from 22 women with vaginal candidiasis and 20 normal controls, were analyzed. The diagnosis of vaginal candidiasis was established by the presence of pruritus, white cheesy vaginal discharge, and a positive potassium hydroxide preparation. Beta-carotene levels were assayed using high pressure liquid chromatography. Vaginal cell concentrations of beta-carotene were significantly decreased in women with vaginal candidiasis (P < 0.001). Decreased beta-carotene levels, and possibly other antioxidants, may alter the local immune response resulting in disturbances in the vaginal flora, overgrowth of candida, and the development of vaginal candidiasis.

  4. Paradise Lost Dressed in the Costume of History: John Martin’s Rendition of Paradise Lost

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    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available The story of the loss of paradise has been read and interpreted in different ages. Commentary on Milton's Paradise Lost is not limited to verbal texts; painters and illustrators have contributed greatly to the poem by presenting their own time-bound readings and interpretations of the poem through their illustrations that are far beyond mere decorations. John Martin, in the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution, deletes the Father and the Son from his illustrations. Only angels such as Raphael are the representations of deity and are as powerless and tiny as Adam and Eve. Adam and Eve, after the Fall seem as small, powerless and as subjugated to the natural surrounding as they were before the Fall. Satan is the only powerful figure in his elegant palace. Through a new historical outlook, the researchers aim at exposing the workings of ideology and dominant discourses that informed John Martin's pictorial reading of Milton's poem in the early 19th century

  5. Analysis of Forgery Attack on One-Time Proxy Signature and the Improvement

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    Wang, Tian-Yin; Wei, Zong-Li

    2016-02-01

    In a recent paper, Yang et al. (Quant. Inf. Process. 13(9), 2007-2016, 2014) analyzed the security of one-time proxy signature scheme Wang and Wei (Quant. Inf. Process. 11(2), 455-463, 2012) and pointed out that it cannot satisfy the security requirements of unforgeability and undeniability because an eavesdropper Eve can forge a valid proxy signature on a message chosen by herself. However, we find that the so-called proxy message-signature pair forged by Eve is issued by the proxy signer in fact, and anybody can obtain it as a requester, which means that the forgery attack is not considered as a successful attack. Therefore, the conclusion that this scheme cannot satisfy the security requirements of proxy signature against forging and denying is not appropriate in this sense. Finally, we study the reason for the misunderstanding and clarify the security requirements for proxy signatures.

  6. IT Services Availability during the 2007 Annual CERN Closure

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    Most of the physics, technical, administrative and communications services provided by the IT Department - including LCG (EGEE) production services - will remain available during the CERN annual closure (although EDH requests will stay queued). No interruptions are scheduled but in the event of failure, the restoration of services cannot be guaranteed. Problems will be dealt with on a best effort basis only. However, for the following services: Network, Databases, Mail, Web, Windows & Terminal Services, Indico, CDS, Grid (SAM, FTS, VOMS, GridView, Resource Brokers): experts should be reachable to start investigations within about half a day except around Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (24 and 25 December) and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (31 December and 1 January). Incidents will be documented at http://cern.ch/ssb; The backup service: will remain operational, but backups cannot be guaranteed and file restores will not be possible; Castor: damaged tapes wi...

  7. Naval Research Reviews. Volume XXXIV. Number 2,

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    polyethoxy- Packard Co., USA ethanol 20 NR Reviews Examining the eve of a hammerhead shark respiration permit substances to be introduced via sodium dodecyl...UNCLASSIFIEO EEHESI~MIEi-- E!!EIlE8 i laval R wscarcf Office of Naval Research~Two/1982 viewsVol XXXIV ɜ SE 1982 A Bioassay of Surfactants as Shark ...18 Bioassay of Surfactants DEPARTM ENTS Y as Shark Repellents 17 Profiles in Science, by Samuel H. Gruber by Allen Newell and Efiahu Zlotkin b

  8. Krakówi graafikasügis / Anne Untera

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    2009-01-01

    16. septembril avatud Krakówi rahvusvahelisest graafikatriennaalist. Grand prix läks poola graafikule Joanna Piechile. Läti graafik Guntars Sietiņš pälvis Varssavi kunstiakadeemia rektori auhinna. Eestit esindavad peanäitusel Ülle Marks, Benjamin Vasserman ja Eve Kask, satelliitnäitusel "PrintArt" Katowices Tiiu Prisko ja Mati Veermets ning kutsutud osalejatega satelliitnäitusel Torunis Evi Tihemets

  9. El Dia de la Independencia, September 16, 1810: El Grito de Dolores (Independence Day, September 16, 1810: The Cry of Dolores).

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    Each year on the eve of September 16, when the President of the Republic of Mexico has rung the church bell that once hung in the belfry at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows in the small town of Dolores Hidalgo, he has once more proclaimed Independence Day. When Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang that same bell on September 16, 1810, he rang it…

  10. Auxetic Metamaterials under Direct Impact Loads in a Structural Health Monitoring Framework

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    2013-01-01

    of two types of sandwich composites composed of E-Glass Vinyl-Ester (EVE) face sheets and Corecell™ A-series foam with a polyurea interlayer (5...propagation of large amplitude waves within layered and graded structures. Results illustrate that it involves complex coupling of elastic and viscoelastic ...facilitate the modeling of a wide range of materials, including ductile solids (e.g., metals and plastics), crushable solids (e.g., concrete and foam

  11. Homegrown Democracy, Homegrown Democrats

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    Denzin, Norman K.

    2005-01-01

    Written on the eve of the 2004 American presidential election, this political narrative offers a critical reading of two models of democracy: Instant-Mix imperial democracy (bring to a boil, add oil, then bomb), criticized by Arundhati Roy, and Garrison Keillor’s Homegrown Democrat. Keillor’s pastoral view of democracy is anchored in LakeWobegon, his imaginary utopian community. His homegrown democracy is narrow, provincial, and White. The author concludes that he must look elsewhere for his ...

  12. The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Today’s Operational Environment

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    in exchange for their alliance based on prior negotiations with the British. 6 This was further complicated by the Balfour Declaration of 1917... Balfour Declaration and the Oslo accords and uses words such as “factual realities” in presenting his argument. 43 Both examples clearly...international trusteeship as depicted in figure 2. 9 On the eve of expiration of the British mandate over Palestine, Israel declared its

  13. La revolución intelectual al alcance de la mano. La Terapia Ocupacional y su nuevo orden = Revolution to the intellectual scope of hand. Occupational Therapy and their new order

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    Talavera Valverde, Miguel Ángel

    2008-02-01

    Full Text Available Se intenta mostrar cuales son las necesidades de una disciplina en los albores de una revolución intelectual tras la aprobación de los títulos de Grado y Postgrado a nivel Europeo. SUMARYIt tries to show what are the needs of a discipline on the eve of an intellectual revolution after the adoption of the titles of Degree and Postgraduate Studies at the European level.

  14. Na nebessah, v adu i na konskoi melnitse / Jaan J. Leppik ; interv. Boris Tuch

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    2004-01-01

    Kolmanda rahvusvahelise teatrifestivali "Talveöö unenägu" külalistest ja lavastustest : Valgevene Janka Kupala nim. Teatri lavastus Tshehhovi "Kirsiaia" järgi "S.V.", Soome KOM-Teatri "Tarbetud inimesed", autor ja lavastaja Reko Lundan, Rootsi Backa Teater noortelavastusega "Girlpower", autor Eve Östergren, lavastaja Malin Stenberg ja Iisraeli Gesher Teater I.B. Singeri järgi dramatiseeritud lavastusega "Ori", lavastaja Jevgeni Arie

  15. The Poor Law of old England: institutional innovation and demographic regimes.

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    Kelly, Morgan; Gráda, Cormac Ó

    2010-01-01

    The striking improvement in life expectancy that took place in England between the Middle Ages and the seventeenth century cannot be explained either by an increase in real wages or by better climatic conditions. The decrease in the risk of utter destitution or of death from famine that was evident on the eve of the Industrial Revolution stemmed, in part, from institutional changes in the old poor law, which began to take shape and become effective early in the seventeenth century.

  16. Public meetings

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    2017-01-01

    Do you have questions about the elections to the Staff Council, 2017 MERIT exercise, EVE and School, LD to IC exercise, CHIS, the Pension Fund… Come get informed and ask your questions at our public meetings. These public meetings are also an opportunity to get the more information on current issues. Benefit from this occasion to get the latest news and to discuss with the representatives of the statutory body that is the Staff Association!

  17. München ei ole ainult Oktoberfest / Albert Trapeezh

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    Trapeež, Albert, pseud., 1947-

    2005-01-01

    Eesti nüüdiskunsti näitusest Müncheni kunstikeskuses Aktionsforum. Osalesid Siim-Tanel Annus, Jaan Elken, Jüri Kass, Ülle Marks, Eve Kask, Lennart Mänd, Tiiu Kirsipuu, Leonhard Lapin, Raul Meel, Liina Siib, Andres Tolts ja Urmas Viik. Näituse kataloogi eestipoolsed tekstid kirjutas Harry Liivrand. Müncheni moodsaimast kunstikeskusest Pinakothek der Moderne'ist

  18. Planetary exploration with nanosatellites: a space campus for future technology development

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    Drossart, P.; Mosser, B.; Segret, B.

    2017-09-01

    Planetary exploration is at the eve of a revolution through nanosatellites accompanying larger missions, or freely cruising in the solar system, providing a man-made cosmic web for in situ or remote sensing exploration of the Solar System. A first step is to build a specific place dedicated to nanosatellite development. The context of the CCERES PSL space campus presents an environment for nanosatellite testing and integration, a concurrent engineering facility room for project analysis and science environment dedicated to this task.

  19. Termination of BIF deposition in the Paleoproterozoic: the Tongwane Formation, South Africa

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    Schroeder, Stefan; Warke, Matthew

    2016-01-01

    The Tongwane Formation (~2.4 Ga) conformably overlies banded iron formations (BIF; Penge Iron Formation) on the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. As such, it provides a unique window into depositional processes and environmental conditions in the aftermath of major Archean-Paleoproterozoic BIF deposition, and on the eve of irreversible environmental oxygenation in the Great Oxidation Event (GOE, ~2.35 Ga). This study presents the first sedimentological and bulk-rock geochemical characterization ...

  20. Intiimsed pilgud (taas)avastatud ruumile

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    1998-01-01

    Eesti ja inglise kunstnike feministlik ühisprojekt "Private Views" 1. juunist Rotermanni soolalaos. Kuraatorid Mare Tralla, Pam Skelton. Näituse eesmärk - jälgida ruumikogemuse vahendamist eesti ja inglise kunstis. Keskmes naise koht ja suhe ruumiga 90ndate Euroopas. Kasutatud fotot, videot, arvutikunsti. Osalejad toodud - Eestist Anu Juurak, Eve Kiiler, Mari Koort, Ene-Liis Semper, Kiwa, Liina Siib, Annika Tonts, F.F.F.F., Mare Tralla