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  1. Teaching and Learning African Music and Jaques-Dalcroze's Eurhythmics

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    Phuthego, Mothusi

    2005-01-01

    This article looks at the indigenous music of Botswana as an African musical idiom, to illustrate common aspects between approaches to teaching and learning music in African societies and the Jaques-Dalcroze approach. The author argues that a strong foundation exists in African musical practices upon which the Dalcroze approach can build. That…

  2. ICESat-2 bathymetry: an empirical feasibility assessment using MABEL

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    Forfinski, Nick; Parrish, Christopher

    2016-10-01

    The feasibility of deriving bathymetry from data acquired with ATLAS, the photon-counting lidar on NASA's upcoming ICESat-2 satellite, is assessed empirically by examining data from NASA's airborne ICESat-2 simulator, MABEL. The primary objectives of ICESat-2 will be to measure ice-sheet elevations, sea-ice thickness, and global biomass. However, the 6-beam, green-wavelength photon-counting lidar, combined with the 91-day repeat period and near-polar orbit, may provide unique opportunities to measure coastal bathymetry in remote, poorly-mapped areas of the globe. The study focuses on high-probability bottom returns in Keweenaw Bay, Lake Superior, acquired during the "Transit to KPMD" MABEL mission in August, 2012 at an AGL altitude of 20,000 m. Water-surface and bottom returns were identified and manually classified using MABEL Viewer, an in-house prototype data-explorer web application. Water-surface returns were observed in 12 green channels, and bottom returns were observed in 10 channels. Comparing each channel's mean water-surface elevation to a regional NOAA Nowcast water-level estimate revealed channel-specific elevation biases that were corrected for in our bathymetry estimation procedure. Additionally, a first-order refraction correction was applied to each bottom return. Agreement between the refraction-corrected depth profile and NOAA data acquired two years earlier by Fugro LADS with the LADS Mk II airborne system indicates that MABEL reliably detected bathymetry in depths up to 8 m, with an RMS difference of 0.7 m. In addition to feeding coastal bathymetry models, MABEL (and potentially ICESat-2 ATLAS) has the potential to seed algorithms for bathymetry retrieval from passive, multispectral satellite imagery by providing reference depths.

  3. A Conceptual Study of Spirituality in Selected Writings of Émile Jaques-Dalcroze

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    Habron, John; van der Merwe, Liesl

    2017-01-01

    Several authors have noted that one of Émile Jaques-Dalcroze's aims was to dissolve the mind-body dualism, typical of Cartesianism. However, there has been little research on the spirit-body connection, as it appears in Jaques-Dalcroze's writings. The purpose of this document analysis is to understand how a hermeneutic phenomenological model for…

  4. Mabel Condemarín: una educadora diferencial chilena

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    Jaime Caiceo Escudero

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Mabel Condemarín Grimberg (3/11/1931-30/03/2004 fue una importante educadora chilena a quien, por su labor, el Estado de Chile le otorgó el Premio Nacional de Ciencias de la Educación en el 2003. Fue una educadora transgresora de su tiempo porque, a pesar de su origen humilde y estar lejana a los centros de poder, logró superarse académicamente y obtener los títulos que ella deseaba, tanto en Chile como en el extranjero. Condemarín dedicó su vida a un tema que no otorga grandes beneficios: preocuparse porque los nifios mas pobres y con trastornos de aprendizaje aprendieran a leer y escribir comprensiva y correctamente. Al mismo tiempo, estaba orgullosa de su condición de género, pero ello no era problema para trabajar tanto con hombres como con mujeres. En este artículo, se busca reconstituir la vida, la obra y el pensamiento de esta educadora chilena, cuyas obras escritas se conocen en los diversos países latinoamericanos y han tenido varias ediciones, así como traducciones al portugués para Brasil. AbstractMabel Condemarin Grimberg (1931-2004 was an important  Chilean  educator who was awarded the National Prize in Learning Sciences in 2003 by the Chilean government. She was a struggler of her time because despite her humble origins and no involvement in elite groups, she achieved all her academic goals and obtained all the titles she wished not only in Chile, but also abroad. She devoted her life to a project that does not have great benefits such as caring and working for those poorest children with learning disorders, to make them read and write comprehensively and accurately. At the same time, she was proud of being a woman, and this fact was not a problem to work with both, men and women. This paper aims to reconstruct Mabel Condemarin's life, works and thoughts, whose written works are well-known and reedited in different Latin American countries; as well as some editions which have been translated into Portuguese for

  5. MABEL photon-counting laser altimetry data in Alaska for ICESat-2 simulations and development

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    Brunt, Kelly M.; Neumann, Thomas A.; Amundson, Jason M.; Kavanaugh, Jeffrey L.; Moussavi, Mahsa S.; Walsh, Kaitlin M.; Cook, William B.; Markus, Thorsten

    2016-08-01

    Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is scheduled to launch in late 2017 and will carry the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS), which is a photon-counting laser altimeter and represents a new approach to satellite determination of surface elevation. Given the new technology of ATLAS, an airborne instrument, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), was developed to provide data needed for satellite-algorithm development and ICESat-2 error analysis. MABEL was deployed out of Fairbanks, Alaska, in July 2014 to provide a test dataset for algorithm development in summer conditions with water-saturated snow and ice surfaces. Here we compare MABEL lidar data to in situ observations in Southeast Alaska to assess instrument performance in summer conditions and in the presence of glacier surface melt ponds and a wet snowpack. Results indicate the following: (1) based on MABEL and in situ data comparisons, the ATLAS 90 m beam-spacing strategy will provide a valid assessment of across-track slope that is consistent with shallow slopes (< 1°) of an ice-sheet interior over 50 to 150 m length scales; (2) the dense along-track sampling strategy of photon counting systems can provide crevasse detail; and (3) MABEL 532 nm wavelength light may sample both the surface and subsurface of shallow (approximately 2 m deep) supraglacial melt ponds. The data associated with crevasses and melt ponds indicate the potential ICESat-2 will have for the study of mountain and other small glaciers.

  6. MABEL Photon-Counting Laser Altimetry Data for ICESat-2 Simulations and Development

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    Brunt, K. M.; Neumann, T.; Walsh, K. M.; Markus, T.

    2013-12-01

    Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is scheduled to launch in 2016 and will carry the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS), which represents a new approach to space-borne determination of surface elevation. Given the new technology of ATLAS, an airborne instrument, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), was developed to provide data needed for 1) algorithm development and 2) to simulate key elements of this new sampling strategy. Instrument precision is critical to satellite algorithm development. We present precision estimates for MABEL surface elevations associated with 2011-2012 surveys. The greatest changes in elevation in Greenland and Antarctica are happening along the margins of the ice sheets where the surface frequently has significant slopes. For this reason the ICESat-2 mission utilizes pairs of laser altimeter beams that are perpendicular to the flight direction in order to extract slope information in addition to elevation. We present local slopes as determined by MABEL and compare them to those determined by the Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) over the same flight lines on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Results from MABEL suggest that 1) MABEL precision is within the design goals aimed at algorithm development and 2) ICESat-2 beam geometry is appropriate for the determination of slope on ~90 m spatial scales, a measurement that will be fundamental to deconvolving the effects of surface slope from the ice-sheet surface change derived from ICESat-2.

  7. Analysis of MABEL Bathymetry in Keweenaw Bay and Implications for ICESat-2 ATLAS

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    Nicholas A. Forfinski-Sarkozi

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available In 2018, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA is scheduled to launch the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2, with a new six-beam, green-wavelength, photon-counting lidar system, Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS. The primary objectives of the ICESat-2 mission are to measure ice-sheet elevations, sea-ice thickness, and global biomass. However, if bathymetry can be reliably retrieved from ATLAS data, this could assist in addressing a key data need in many coastal and inland water body areas, including areas that are poorly-mapped and/or difficult to access. Additionally, ATLAS-derived bathymetry could be used to constrain bathymetry derived from complementary data, such as passive, multispectral imagery and synthetic aperture radar (SAR. As an important first step in evaluating the ability to map bathymetry from ATLAS, this study involves a detailed assessment of bathymetry from the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL, NASA’s airborne ICESat-2 simulator, flown on the Earth Resources 2 (ER-2 high-altitude aircraft. An interactive, web interface, MABEL Viewer, was developed and used to identify bottom returns in Keweenaw Bay, Lake Superior. After applying corrections for refraction and channel-specific elevation biases, MABEL bathymetry was compared against National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA data acquired two years earlier. The results indicate that MABEL reliably detected bathymetry in depths of up to 8 m, with a root mean square (RMS difference of 0.7 m, with respect to the reference data. Additionally, a version of the lidar equation was developed for predicting bottom-return signal levels in MABEL and tested using the Keweenaw Bay data. Future work will entail extending these results to ATLAS, as the technical specifications of the sensor become available.

  8. ["Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics" improves gait and prevents falls in the elderly].

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    Trombetti, Andrea; Hars, Mélany; Herrmann, François; Kressig, Reto; Ferrari, Serge; Rizzoli, René

    2011-06-15

    Given the significant health and socioeconomic consequences of falls, to develop and promote effective falls prevention strategies among older adults represents a major issue. Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics is a music education program through movement method developed in Geneva, Switzerland, in the early 20th century. This new exercise form, adapted for elderly people, features various multitask exercises performed to the rhythm of improvised piano music and mainly challenge gait and balance, but also memory, attention and coordination. We report here the results of a randomized controlled trial conducted in Geneva showing that Jaques-Dalcroze eurythmics practice can improve gait performance under single and dual-task conditions, and balance, as well as reduce both rate of falls and the risk of falling in at-risk elderly community-dwellers.

  9. Jaques-Louis Reverdin (1842-1929): the surgeon and the needle.

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    Fariña-Pérez, Luis A

    2010-05-01

    With the development and rise of abdominal laparoscopic techniques, the old Reverdin needle has had a revival, because it proved to be useful for the endoscopic closure of laparoscopic access ports, in order to lower the incidence of incisional hernias. Several new modifications of the Reverdin needle, with different names, are in the market now. This new use of an old instrument, prompted a review of the life and work of Jaques-Louis Reverdin, the Swiss surgeon trained in Paris and founder of the modern Swiss surgery. Biographical and bibliographical review of Jaques-MLouis Reverdin and his contributions to surgery Jaques-Louis Reverdin (1842-1929), born in Geneva, completed his medical studies in Paris, where he practised in several well-known hospitals such as La Pitié (with Goselin), Saint Louis (with Guérin), Lariboisiére, and Necker (with Guyon). In 1869 he published and presented in several meetings, a pioneering experience of successful free skin graft procedure, that is still performed in some cases and constitutes the first organ transplantation. In 1870 he presented his doctoral thesis "Etude sur l'uréthrotomie interne" with the expeience of his master Guyon (63 operations), gaining the Civiale prize and the bronze medal of the Paris Faculty of Medicine. He returned back to Geneva in 1872 to begin a long surgical practice and Faculty teaching, and he made seminal contributions to the knowledge of thyroid diseases, in particular on the clinical presentation of function deficiency following exeresis of the thyroid gland ( postoperative myxoedema). His contributions paralleled that made by Theodor Kocher in Bern, the surgeon that received in solitary the Nobel prize for these studies in 1909. With Jean6hyphen;Louis Prevost and Constant Picot, they founded the "Revue medicale de la Suisse romande", the most important Swiss medical journal of the 20th century. He is remembered in the field of Urology for a special needle designed to pass through a suture

  10. Emile Jaques-Dalcroze : sobre a experiencia poetica da ritmica : uma exposição em 9 quadors inacabados

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    Jose Rafael Madureira

    2008-01-01

    Resumo: Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865-1950), compositor austro-suíço, é o protagonista deste estudo. Suas andanças foram muitas assim como os temas de suas investigações. Este é um trabalho inédito de tradução e discussão de parte substancial da obra teórica de Jaques-Dalcroze, bem como um apontamento sobre as interfaces de seu sistema de educação musical - denominado Rítmica (Rythmique) - com o devir da modernidade na dança do século XX, na Europa como nos Estados Unidos, e com os sistemas gin...

  11. THE HIGH-ALTITUDE RESEARCH OF MABEL PUREFOY FITZGERALD, 1911-13.

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    Goodman, Martin

    2015-03-20

    Home schooled without a science education, Mabel Purefoy FitzGerald (1872-1973) attended physiology lectures at Oxford in 1897, even though the school was closed to women. She found work as a researcher, published early noted papers and earned the active respect and support of senior scientists of her day. Her laboratory work with the physiologist J. S. Haldane saw her invited to the join the Pikes Peak Expedition in 1911. While the male team members measured the physiological effects of long-term residency at 14101 feet, as the sole woman FitzGerald took measurements of haemoglobin and alveolar air from herself and from mining staff and families at altitudes from 6000 to 12500 feet, travelling to remote mining communities in the Colorado Rockies. A subsequent expedition collected data at lower altitudes. Recorded in two papers, the results presented pioneering evidence of the role of oxygen in breathing.

  12. [Prolonging the vase life of carnation "Mabel" through integrating repeated ACC oxidase genes into its genome].

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    Yu, Yi-Xun; Bao, Man-Zhu

    2004-10-01

    Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) is one of the most important cut flowers. The cultivar "Mabel" of carnation was transformed with direct repeat gene of ACC oxidase, the key enzyme in ethylene synthesis, driven by the CaMV35S promoter mediated by Agrobacterium tumefacien. Hygromycin phosphotransferase (HPT) gene was used as selection marker. Leaf explants were pre-cultured on shoot-inducing medium for 2 d, then immersed in Agrobacterium suspension for 8-12 min. Co-cultivation was carried out on the medium (MS+BA 1.0 mg/L+NAA 0.3 mg/L +Acetosyringone 100 micromol/L, pH 5.8-6.0) for 3 d. After that transformants were obtained by transferring explants to selection medium supplemented with 5 mg/L hygromycin (Hyg) and 400 mg/L cefotaxime (Cef). Southern blotting detection showed that a foreign gene was integrated into the carnation genome and 3 transgenic lines (T257, T299 and T273 line) obtained. Addition of acetosyringone and the time of co-culture were the main factors that influenced transformation frequency. After being transplanted to soil, transgenic plants were grew normally in greenhouse. Ethylene production of cut flower of transgenic T257 line was 95% lower than that of the control, and that of T299 line was reduced by 90% than that of the control, while that of transgenic T273 line has no of significantly different from control. Vase life of transgenic T257 line was 5 d longer than that of the control line at 25 degrees C.

  13. The "medicine in Australia: balancing employment and life (MABEL)" longitudinal survey--protocol and baseline data for a prospective cohort study of Australian doctors' workforce participation.

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    Joyce, Catherine M; Scott, Anthony; Jeon, Sung-Hee; Humphreys, John; Kalb, Guyonne; Witt, Julia; Leahy, Anne

    2010-02-25

    While there is considerable research on medical workforce supply trends, there is little research examining the determinants of labour supply decisions for the medical workforce. The "Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL)" study investigates workforce participation patterns and their determinants using a longitudinal survey of Australian doctors. It aims to generate evidence to support developing effective policy responses to workforce issues such as shortages and maldistribution. This paper describes the study protocol and baseline cohort, including an analysis of response rates and response bias. MABEL is a prospective cohort study. All Australian doctors undertaking clinical work in 2008 (n = 54,750) were invited to participate, and annual waves of data collections will be undertaken until at least 2011. Data are collected by paper or optional online version of a questionnaire, with content tailored to four sub-groups of clinicians: general practitioners, specialists, specialists in training, and hospital non-specialists. In the baseline wave, data were collected on: job satisfaction, attitudes to work and intentions to quit or change hours worked; a discrete choice experiment examining preferences and trade-offs for different types of jobs; work setting; workload; finances; geographic location; demographics; and family circumstances. The baseline cohort includes 10,498 Australian doctors, representing an overall response rate of 19.36%. This includes 3,906 general practitioners, 4,596 specialists, 1,072 specialists in training, and 924 hospital non-specialists. Respondents were more likely to be younger, female, and to come from non-metropolitan areas, the latter partly reflecting the effect of a financial incentive on response for doctors in remote and rural areas. Specialists and specialists in training were more likely to respond, whilst hospital non-specialists were less likely to respond. The distribution of hours worked was similar

  14. The "Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL" longitudinal survey - Protocol and baseline data for a prospective cohort study of Australian doctors' workforce participation

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    Witt Julia

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background While there is considerable research on medical workforce supply trends, there is little research examining the determinants of labour supply decisions for the medical workforce. The "Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL" study investigates workforce participation patterns and their determinants using a longitudinal survey of Australian doctors. It aims to generate evidence to support developing effective policy responses to workforce issues such as shortages and maldistribution. This paper describes the study protocol and baseline cohort, including an analysis of response rates and response bias. Methods/Design MABEL is a prospective cohort study. All Australian doctors undertaking clinical work in 2008 (n = 54,750 were invited to participate, and annual waves of data collections will be undertaken until at least 2011. Data are collected by paper or optional online version of a questionnaire, with content tailored to four sub-groups of clinicians: general practitioners, specialists, specialists in training, and hospital non-specialists. In the baseline wave, data were collected on: job satisfaction, attitudes to work and intentions to quit or change hours worked; a discrete choice experiment examining preferences and trade-offs for different types of jobs; work setting; workload; finances; geographic location; demographics; and family circumstances. Discussion The baseline cohort includes 10,498 Australian doctors, representing an overall response rate of 19.36%. This includes 3,906 general practitioners, 4,596 specialists, 1,072 specialists in training, and 924 hospital non-specialists. Respondents were more likely to be younger, female, and to come from non-metropolitan areas, the latter partly reflecting the effect of a financial incentive on response for doctors in remote and rural areas. Specialists and specialists in training were more likely to respond, whilst hospital non-specialists were less

  15. Mate en jaque

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    Gortari, Javier

    2012-01-01

    Detrás de la bebida de mayor consumo en la Argentina, hay 400 años de explotación “originaria” en los yerbales misioneros. En tensión histórica, la economía política de esta infusión heredada de los guaraníes marca una huella que es preciso desandar para entender los graves pendientes que encierra nuestro mejor vicio. Facultad de Periodismo y Comunicación Social

  16. A 9-Week Jaques-Dalcroze Eurhythmics Intervention Improves Single and Dual-Task Gait Speed in Community-Dwelling Older People.

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    Ferguson-Stegall, Lisa; Vang, Mandy; Wolfe, Anthony S; Thomsen, Kathy M

    2017-09-01

    Falls are a major public health concern among older adults, and most occur while walking, especially under dualtask conditions. Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics (JDE) is a music-based movement training program that emphasizes multitask coordinated movement. A previous 6-mo JDE study in older people demonstrated improved gait and balance; however, the effects of short-term JDE interventions on fall risk-related outcomes are largely unknown. We conducted a preliminary investigation on whether a 9-week JDE intervention improved gait and stability in a community-dwelling older cohort, hypothesizing that improvements would occur in all outcome measures. Nine participants (78.9 ± 12.3 y) completed the supervised JDE intervention (once/week for 60 min). Gait speed was determined by the 6-m timed walk test (6MTW); dual-task gait speed was determined by another 6MTW while counting backward from 50 aloud; and coordinated stability was assessed using a Swaymeter-like device. Gait speed (0.92 ± 0.11 vs 1.04 ± 0.12 m/sec, P = .04) and dual-task gait speed (0.77 ± 0.09 vs 0.92 ± 0.11 m/sec, P = .0005) significantly improved. This novel intervention is an effective short-term physical activity option for those that plan physical activity or fall-risk reduction programs for the older people.

  17. O sistema de François Delsarte, o método de Émile Jaques-Dalcroze e suas relações com as origens da dança moderna

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    Souza, Elisa Teixeira de

    2011-01-01

    Aborda idéias de dois importantes provocadores da dança moderna: François Delsarte e Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, bem como influências exercidas por suas idéias e práticas sobre a dança cênica nascida no início do século XX, considerando o papel desempenhado nesse processo pela cultura física chamada Delsartismo Norte-Americano. Fornece dados e informações biográficas referentes a Delsarte e Dalcroze, assim como informações menos aprofundadas relativas a outros personagens da história da dança mode...

  18. Archive of Digital Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected During USGS Field Activity 96LCA04 in Lakes Mabel and Starr, Central Florida, August 1996

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    Harrison, Arnell S.; Dadisman, Shawn V.; Swancar, Amy; Tihansky, Ann B.; Flocks, James G.; Wiese, Dana S.

    2008-01-01

    In August of 1996, the U.S. Geological Survey conducted geophysical surveys of Lakes Mabel and Starr, central Florida, as part of the Central Highlands Lakes project, which is part of a larger USGS Lakes and Coastal Aquifers (LCA) study. This report serves as an archive of unprocessed digital boomer seismic reflection data, trackline maps, navigation files, Geographic Information System (GIS) files, observer's logbook; and formal Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata. Filtered and gained (a relative increase in signal amplitude) digital images of the seismic profiles are also provided. Refer to the Acronyms page for expansions of acronyms and abbreviations used in this report. For detailed information about the hydrologic setting of Lake Starr and the interpretation of some of these seismic reflection data, see Swancar and others (2000) at http://fl.water.usgs.gov/publications/Abstracts/wri00_4030_swancar.html. The archived trace data are in standard Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) SEG-Y format (Barry and others, 1975) and may be downloaded and processed with commercial or public domain software such as Seismic Unix (SU). Example SU processing scripts and USGS software for viewing the SEG-Y files (Zihlman, 1992) are also provided. The USGS Florida Integrated Science Center (FISC) - St. Petersburg assigns a unique identifier to each cruise or field activity. For example, 96LCA04 tells us the data were collected in 1996 for the Lakes and Coastal Aquifers (LCA) study and the data were collected during the fourth field activity for that project in that calendar year. Refer to http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/activity.html for a detailed description of the method used to assign the field activity ID. The boomer plate is an acoustic energy source that consists of capacitors charged to a high voltage and discharged through a transducer in the water. The transducer is towed on a sled floating on the water surface and when

  19. Jean-Jaques Rousseau dalam Demokrasi

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    Daya Negri Wijaya

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available JJ Rousseau is one of political thinkers. He lives in the advance of science and art. However, he realizes that the progress of science and art declines the moral of society. Democracy, in his view, should be implemented by direct rule without any representation. This is caused by the freedom of every citizens which should be struggled. Everyone has a natural right which could not be seized and be given for others. They make a social contract to shape a nation. A government is developed which is not to limit a power but to ensure the freedom of a power. In addition, he gives an idea on how to build a democratic society. This article is expected to give a moral guidance for politicians.

  20. Cities, Towns and Villages, Cuthbert, Published in 2007, 1:100000 (1in=8333ft) scale, River Valley Regional Commission.

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    NSGIC GIS Inventory (aka Ramona) — This Cities, Towns and Villages dataset, published at 1:100000 (1in=8333ft) scale, was produced all or in part from Road Centerline Files information as of 2007. It...

  1. Basic Theory Review on Nationality Ideas in Teaching of Sight Singing and Ear Training——On Examples of Kodaly Zoltan, Karl orff and Emile Jaques-dalcroze Music Education Systems%视唱练耳教学民族性理念的基础理论考察——以柯达伊、奥尔夫、达尔克罗兹音乐教育体系为例

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    陈雅先

    2008-01-01

    由于音乐学科教育学研究与哲学、美学、社会学、心理学、教育学、物理学、历史学、民族学等多种学科有着密切的联系和交叉,因此,从考察柯达伊(Kodaly Zoltan)、奥尔夫(Karl Orff)、达尔克罗兹(Emile Jaques-Dalcroze)三个音乐教育体系民族性理念的理论基础作为切入点,首先从宏观上对三个体系的音乐教育理念进行以心理学、社会学和哲学为基础理论的比较论证;继而从微观上对影响以视唱练耳课民族性教学的目标、教学内容、教学实施、教学评价的一些基本领域进行理论上的逻辑推理,确定与视唱练耳民族音感教学实践最相关的和最有效的信息来源;再对我国视唱练耳民族音感教学实践现状进行描述,论证这些基础学科(心理学、社会学和哲学)与视唱练耳教学的种种关系及对音乐教学的实际含义,进一步提出我国视唱练耳民族音感教学实践所面临的具体问题和发展方向.

  2. From El Billar to Operations Fenix and Jaque: The Colombian Security Force Experience, 1998-2008

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    2009-12-01

    allow the zona to turn into a sanctuary from which attacks against the military and the police could be launched. In response, Raul Reyes , a FARC...the first installment of a multiyear program known as Plan Choque or Shock Plan. Uribe’s work ethic and his demand for results, in the words of a...strategy addressed six lines of action. First, the 4-year, phased expansion plan—Plan Choque —called for additional units: mobile brigades, moun- tain

  3. MEMPERTIMBANGKAN EURITMIKA EMILE JAQUES-DALCROZE PADA PENGAJARAN SENI MUSIK ANAK USIA DINI

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    Muhammad Ridhlo al-Qodri Sri Utomo

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Emile Jacques Dalcroze acquires a fame in developing the of music for children as the founder of theory of Eurythmics, a system of training through physical movement to music. This article is intended to discuss the theory of eurythmics as well as how to adapt such theory in the teaching of music for preschool students in Indonesia.

  4. Jaques Dalcroze y Rudolf von Laban: algunos datos sobre su concepción del movimiento

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    Vernia Carrasco, Anna Mercedes

    2012-01-01

    Este artículo pretende recopilar una pequeña porción de datos relacionados con los conceptos que Dalcroze y Laban tenían a cerca del movimiento y su utilización para fines distintos. En el caso del primero se dirigían hacia la educación musical mientras que para el segundo su fundamento estaba en la danza creativa, aunque la unión principal de estos dos personajes, maestro y alumno, era la educación como fin del método dando especial relevancia al cuerpo en su concepción global. Estos dos ped...

  5. See kummaline kohtumispaik Las Vegas : intervjuu Johnny Deppiga / intervjueerinud Jaques-André Bondy ; tõlkinud Kaia Sisask

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    Depp, Johnny, 1963-

    1998-01-01

    Näitleja oma rollist Terry Gilliami mängufilmis "Ratastel Las Vegases" (Suurbritannia-USA, 1998), tõlge ajakirjast "Premiere", 1998, juuni; lisa : A. Ermeli koostatud ülevaade J. Deppi olulisematest filmirollidest

  6. Aegade ühildumatus : mälukoorem tänapäeva Prantsusmaal / Jaques Revel ; tlk. Indrek Koff

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    Revel, Jaques

    2007-01-01

    Erinevatest ajalookäsitlustest, ajaloojutustuse mudelitest ja nende arengusuundadest ning muutumise vajadusest Prantsusmaal. Artikli aluseks on ettekanne konverentsilt "Ajalugu ja poliitika. Mineviku kasutamisest ja ärakasutamisest" (Tallinn, 14. okt. 2006)

  7. See kummaline kohtumispaik Las Vegas : intervjuu Johnny Deppiga / intervjueerinud Jaques-André Bondy ; tõlkinud Kaia Sisask

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    1998-01-01

    Näitleja oma rollist Terry Gilliami mängufilmis "Ratastel Las Vegases" (Suurbritannia-USA, 1998), tõlge ajakirjast "Premiere", 1998, juuni; lisa : A. Ermeli koostatud ülevaade J. Deppi olulisematest filmirollidest

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    2007-01-01

    Erinevatest ajalookäsitlustest, ajaloojutustuse mudelitest ja nende arengusuundadest ning muutumise vajadusest Prantsusmaal. Artikli aluseks on ettekanne konverentsilt "Ajalugu ja poliitika. Mineviku kasutamisest ja ärakasutamisest" (Tallinn, 14. okt. 2006)

  9. Attitudes to St Cuthbert’s Body during the Nineteenth Century

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    O'Brien, Conor

    2016-01-01

    This is the author accepted manuscript. It is currently embargoed pending publication by Maney. St Cuthbert?s tomb in Durham Cathedral was opened in 1827, occasioning the start of a cycle of polemic and counter-polemic between Protestant and Roman Catholic writers throughout the rest of the century. The excavation of 1827 aimed to disprove the medieval legends about the incorruption of Cuthbert?s body but it (and the many texts which debated its findings throughout the course of the ninete...

  10. A High-Throughput Pipeline for Designing Microarray-Based Pathogen Diagnostic Assays

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    2008-04-10

    Ravi Vijaya Satya, Nela Zavaljevski, Kamal Kumar and Jaques Reifman* Address: Biotechnology HPC Software Applications Institute, Telemedicine and...bioanalysis.org; Nela Zavaljevski - nelaz@bioanalysis.org; Kamal Kumar - kamal@bioanalysis.org; Jaques Reifman* - jaques.reifman@us.army.mil

  11. Quantitative Modeling of Virus Evolutionary Dynamics and Adaptation in Serial Passages Using Empirically Inferred Fitness Landscapes

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    Jaques Reifman ‹ Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, U.S...hwoo@bhsai.org, or Jaques Reifman, jaques.reifman.civ@mail.mil. Copyright © 2014, American Society for Microbiology . All Rights Reserved. doi...Medical Research and Materiel Command,DoD Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute,Telemedicine and Advanced Technology

  12. Understanding "The Joy Luck Club" With Jaques Lacan's Theory of the Mirror Stage%从雅克·拉康镜像理论解读电影《喜福会》

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    2010-01-01

    文章用雅克·拉康的镜像理论分析谭恩美作品中四位中国移民母亲与美国长大的女儿之间由于文化差异、民族身份等因素引起的充满冲突的、微妙而复杂的关系,探讨具有模糊身份的美籍华裔母女们在西方主流话语下寻求身份的主题.

  13. GÉNERO Y FAMILIA PODER, AMOR Y SEXUALIDAD EN LA CONSTRUCCIÓN DE LA SUBJETIVIDAD. MABEL BURIN E IRENE MELER, PAIDOS, PSICOLOGÍA PROFUNDA, BUENOS AIRES, BARCELONA, MÉXICO, 1998.

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    Full Text Available El texto está estructurado en cuatro partes cada una de ellas conformada por varios artículos expuestos en los seminarios, en las cuales se plantea desde una perspectiva interdisciplinaria, una lectura sobre la construcción histórica de las subjetividades masculinas y femeninas. Tratan como referentes de esa construcción las diferentes formas de familiarización en las culturas que inciden en las nuevas estructuraciones de las masculinidades y las feminidades. Las relaciones de pareja y las relaciones filiales, constituyen los ejes principales de las reflexiones expuestas en el texto. La relectura de algunos de los postulados clásicos de la teoría freudiana, la discusión de las teorías sobre el poder de inspiración foucaultiana y, los desarrollos de la terapia con perspectiva de género, constituyen las principales vertientes de la argumentación.

  14. Mabel Manzanal, Mariana Arzeno y Beatriz Nussbaumer (comp.) 2007. Territorios en construcción. Actores, tramas y gobiernos: entre la cooperación y el conflicto : Buenos Aires: Ediciones CICCUS. 296 p.

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    2009-01-01

    El libro Territorios en construcción. Actores, tramas y gobiernos: entre la cooperación y el conflicto presenta los resultados de diferentes investigaciones realizadas en el marco de un proyecto grupal que atiende al desarrollo territorial de ámbitos rurales del NOA, NEA y de la provincia de Entre Ríos. Varias cuestiones conceptuales dan unidad al libro, y dos de ellas son particularmente valiosas para la reflexión teórico-metodológica. Por un lado, el abordaje del territorio desde una per...

  15. Osvaldo Barsky y Mabel Dávila. 2008. La rebelión del campo. Historia del conflicto agrario argentino : Buenos Aires: Sudamericana. 352 p.

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    "La rebelión del campo. Historia del conflicto agrario argentino" es un análisis que considera múltiples aspectos del agro argentino y pone un énfasis especial en el conflicto agrario que convulsionó a la sociedad argentina desde el 11 de marzo de 2008 y por más de 128 días. El conflicto se examina desde un plano procesual y se contemplan las diferentes etapas históricas de conformación del sector agropecuario. Los autores sostienen que la región pampeana, principal área económica de la Argen...

  16. Concepciones generales sobre evaluación asistencial y económica de la política de utilización de antibióticos en el hospital clinicoquirúrgico docente "Jaquín Albarrán

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    Full Text Available Se exponen los antecedentes, los principios y el método que se debe seguir en la investigación relacionada con la política de utilización de antibióticos con su concepción actual, en la que se pretende llevar el enfoque económico a la misma dimensión cualitativa que el enfoque clínico, para obtener conclusiones en ambas direcciones que puedan ser empleadas como elementos de decisión igualmente importantes en los servicios de salud, particularmente en la prescripción y uso de los antibióticosThe antecedents, principles and the method that must be followed in the investigation connected with the present conception of the drug utilization policy are explained in this paper. This conception tries to bring the economic approach to the same qualitative dimension of the clinical approach in order to reach conclusions in both directions that may be used as elements of decision in the health services, particularly in the prescription and utilization of antibiotics

  17. Romanticism, the Avant-Garde, and the Early Modern Innovators in Arts Education.

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    Leeds, Jo Alice

    1985-01-01

    The contributions of major avant-garde innovators, e.g., Cizek, Jaques-Dalcroze, Laban, Lowenfeld, Orff, Kodaly, and Mearns, who worked to establish the creative process as an important means of human education are discussed. (RM)

  18. Romanticism, the Avant-Garde, and the Early Modern Innovators in Arts Education.

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    Leeds, Jo Alice

    1985-01-01

    The contributions of major avant-garde innovators, e.g., Cizek, Jaques-Dalcroze, Laban, Lowenfeld, Orff, Kodaly, and Mearns, who worked to establish the creative process as an important means of human education are discussed. (RM)

  19. ELECTIONS TO THE SENIOR STAFF ADVISORY COMMITTEE 1999 (THE NINE)

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    The votes for the above-mentioned elections were counted in public at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, 24 June 1999.The results are as follows: Voting roll553Envelopes returned401\t(73%)Invalid votes9Blank3Valid votes389Electoral GroupNameVotesGroup 2AUTIN BrunoBAILEY, RogerGAROBY, RolandVON RUEDEN, Wolfgang6669118 119Group 5aCUTHBERT, JohnKOULBERG, NicolasLAGRANGE, Thierry13864 138The following persons are elected:One in Group 2: Wolfgang VON RUEDEN, ITOne in Group 5a: John CUTHBERT, PE1)Their mandates are for three years.The Committee now consists of these two newly elected members together with:G. Altarelli,D. Blechschmidt,G. Geschonke,O. Gröbner,J. Richards,L. Rolandi andJ. Schinzel.Werner Zapf, Polling Officer1) Given the ex aequo vote between John Cuthbert and Thierry Lagrange, lots were drawn on 25 June 1999 in the presence of the Polling Officer, the two candidates and members of the NINE. The result was in favour of John Cuthbert.

  20. Organelles genome stability of wheat plantlets produced by anther ...

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    Yomi

    2012-03-15

    Mar 15, 2012 ... detected between doubled haploid plantlets and parental plants at the level of ctDNA and mtDNA organization. ... 2009). In breeding programmes of wheat cultivars, in vitro ... employed in releasing several barley cultivars (Muñoz- ..... Cuthbert JL, Somers DJ, Brûlé-Babel AL, Brown PD, Crow GH (2008).

  1. Reviewing to Learn: Graduate Student Participation in the Professional Peer-Review Process to Improve Academic Writing Skills

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    Chittum, Jessica R.; Bryant, Lauren H.

    2014-01-01

    Although expectations for graduate students' writing abilities are high, their actual writing skills are often subpar (Cuthbert & Spark, 2008; Singleton-Jackson, Lumsden, & Newson, 2009), even though academic writing is considered integral to graduate education and necessary for career preparedness (e.g., Mullen, 2006; Stevens, 2005).…

  2. Sea-Ice Freeboard Retrieval Using Digital Photon-Counting Laser Altimetry

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    Farrell, Sinead L.; Brunt, Kelly M.; Ruth, Julia M.; Kuhn, John M.; Connor, Laurence N.; Walsh, Kaitlin M.

    2015-01-01

    Airborne and spaceborne altimeters provide measurements of sea-ice elevation, from which sea-ice freeboard and thickness may be derived. Observations of the Arctic ice pack by satellite altimeters indicate a significant decline in ice thickness, and volume, over the last decade. NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is a next-generation laser altimeter designed to continue key sea-ice observations through the end of this decade. An airborne simulator for ICESat-2, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), has been deployed to gather pre-launch data for mission development. We present an analysis of MABEL data gathered over sea ice in the Greenland Sea and assess the capabilities of photon-counting techniques for sea-ice freeboard retrieval. We compare freeboard estimates in the marginal ice zone derived from MABEL photon-counting data with coincident data collected by a conventional airborne laser altimeter. We find that freeboard estimates agree to within 0.03m in the areas where sea-ice floes were interspersed with wide leads, and to within 0.07m elsewhere. MABEL data may also be used to infer sea-ice thickness, and when compared with coincident but independent ice thickness estimates, MABEL ice thicknesses agreed to within 0.65m or better.

  3. Service Academy 2006 Gender Relations Survey: Tabulations of Responses

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    2006-07-01

    you received since June 2005 in actually reducing/preventing behaviors that might be seen as sexual harrassment ...Weitzman, L. (1988). The incidence and dimensions of sexual harassment in academia and the workplace . Journal of Vocational Behavior, 32, 152...Secretary for Plans (OUSD[P&R]); COL William Huleatt, USA, and BG Thomas Cuthbert, USA (Ret.), Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military

  4. Inducing PLA/starch compatibility through butyl-etherification of waxy and high amylose starch

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    Wokadala, OC

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Carbohydrate Polymers Vol. 112 Inducing PLA/starch compatibility through butyl-etherification ofwaxy and high amylose starch Obiro Cuthbert Wokadalaa,b, Naushad Mohammad Emmambuxc,Suprakas Sinha Raya,b,c,∗ aDST/CSIR National Centre for Nanostructured... Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1-Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria 0001,South Africa bDepartment of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein, Johannesburg 2028, South Africa cDepartment of Food Science...

  5. Disentangling manual muscle testing and Applied Kinesiology: critique and reinterpretation of a literature review

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    Cooperstein Robert; Haas Mitchell; Peterson David

    2007-01-01

    Abstract Cuthbert and Goodheart recently published a narrative review on the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing (MMT) in the Journal. The authors should be recognized for their effort to synthesize this vast body of literature. However, the review contains critical errors in the search methods, inclusion criteria, quality assessment, validity definitions, study interpretation, literature synthesis, generalizability of study findings, and conclusion formulation that merit a reco...

  6. Using a Genome-Scale Metabolic Network Model to Elucidate the Mechanism of Chloroquine Action in Plasmodium falciparum

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    2017-03-22

    Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance journal homepage: www.elsevier .com/locate/ i jpddrUsing a genome-scale metabolic network model to elucidate...the mechanism of chloroquine action in Plasmodium falciparum Shivendra G. Tewari a , *, Sean T. Prigge b, Jaques Reifman a , Anders Wallqvist a , * a ...authors. E-mail addresses: stewari@bhsai.org (S.G. (S.T. Prigge), jaques.reifman.civ@mail.mil (J. Reifma mil ( A . Wallqvist). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016

  7. Power, Desire and Emotions in Education: Revisiting the Epistolary Narratives of Three Women in Apartheid South Africa

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    Tamboukou, Maria

    2006-01-01

    In this paper I will attempt to consider emotions in the context of three womens lives, whose passion for education brought them together and then tore them apart along axes of difference defined by race, class and age in apartheid South Africa. I am looking in particular into the correspondence between Lily Moya, Mabel Palmer, and Sibusisiwe…

  8. Kontseptuaalne ja liikumispõhine nüüdistants Täiskuu tantsufestivalil Soomes / Evelin Lagle

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    Lagle, Evelin, 1986-

    2010-01-01

    Tantsufestivalist "Täudenkuun Tanssit" (Full Moon Dance Festival). Tantsulavastustest - Tommi Kitti "Riff", Jyrki Karttuneni "Situation Room", Kenneth Kvanströmi "Destruction Song", Liisa Petti "Mabel or the Gueen of Bones", Elina Pirineni "A Friend of the Pianist", Johanna Tuukkaneni "Outstanding Performance" ja Palle Granhoj sooloetendus "(...It's a Very Big Secret...)"

  9. Kontseptuaalne ja liikumispõhine nüüdistants Täiskuu tantsufestivalil Soomes / Evelin Lagle

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    Lagle, Evelin, 1986-

    2010-01-01

    Tantsufestivalist "Täudenkuun Tanssit" (Full Moon Dance Festival). Tantsulavastustest - Tommi Kitti "Riff", Jyrki Karttuneni "Situation Room", Kenneth Kvanströmi "Destruction Song", Liisa Petti "Mabel or the Gueen of Bones", Elina Pirineni "A Friend of the Pianist", Johanna Tuukkaneni "Outstanding Performance" ja Palle Granhoj sooloetendus "(...It's a Very Big Secret...)"

  10. Gender, British Administration and Mission Management of Education in Zambia 1900-1939

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    Allen, Julia

    2010-01-01

    This article discusses the impact of including gender in the analytical framework in a study of the management and provision of education in Zambia from 1900 to 1939. It shows that a focus on gender allows females to enter the historical narrative and the leadership of women such as Mabel Shaw, Hannah Frances Davidson and Julia Smith can be given…

  11. Malnutrition in the UK.

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    Blades, Mabel

    2013-05-01

    Malnutrition is estimated to cost the UK twice that of obesity every year, but it is still an often overlooked problem. Dr Mabel Blades, a freelance Registered Dietician and Nutritionist, looks at the problems that malnutrition presents and the solutions that we can use to combat it.

  12. Levels of lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium in clays for oral use on the Dutch market and estimation of associated risks

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    Reeuwijk, N.M.; Klerx, W.N.M.; Kooijman, M.; Hoogenboom, L.A.P.; Rietjens, I.M.C.M.; Martena, M.J.

    2013-01-01

    Pregnant women in Africa, Asia and Suriname, and some immigrants in Western societies, traditionally consume clay products known by a variety of names such as mabele, calabash chalk, sikor and pimba. Furthermore, clay is used for health purposes in Western societies. Because certain clays can contai

  13. Educación permanente, estrategia para la promoción de salud y reformulación del proyecto personal

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    Fil: Bravetti, Gabriela Rosana. Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación; Argentina. Fil: Petriz, Graciela Mabel. Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación; Argentina.

  14. Levels of lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium in clays for oral use on the Dutch market and estimation of associated risks

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    Reeuwijk, N.M.; Klerx, W.N.M.; Kooijman, M.; Hoogenboom, L.A.P.; Rietjens, I.M.C.M.; Martena, M.J.

    2013-01-01

    Pregnant women in Africa, Asia and Suriname, and some immigrants in Western societies, traditionally consume clay products known by a variety of names such as mabele, calabash chalk, sikor and pimba. Furthermore, clay is used for health purposes in Western societies. Because certain clays can

  15. First Assessments of Predicted ICESat-2 Performance Using Aircraft Data

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    Neumann, Thomas; Markus, Thorsten; Cook, William; Hancock, David; Brenner, Anita; Kelly, Brunt; DeMarco, Eugenia; Reed, Daniel; Walsh, Kaitlin

    2012-01-01

    The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is a next-generation laser altimeter designed to continue key observations of ice sheet elevation change, sea ice freeboard, vegetation canopy height, earth surface elevation, and sea surface height. Scheduled for launch in mid-2016, ICESat-2 will use a high repetition rate (10 kHz), small footprint (10 m nominal ground diameter) laser, and a single-photon-sensitive detection strategy (photon counting) to measure precise range to the earth's surface. Using green light (532 nm), the six beams of ICESat-2 will provide improved spatial coverage compared with the single beam of ICESat, while the differences in transmit energy among the beams provide a large dynamic range. The six beams are arranged into three pairs of beams which allow slopes to measured on an orbit-by-orbit basis. In order to evaluate models of predicted ICESat-2 performance and provide ICESat-2-like data for algorithm development, an airborne ICESat-2 simulator was developed and first flown in 2010. This simulator, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL) was most recently deployed to Iceland in April 2012 and collected approx 85 hours of science data over land ice, sea ice, and calibration targets. MABEL uses a similar photon-counting measurement strategy to what will be used on ICESat-2. MABEL collects data in 16 green channels and an additional 8 channels in the infrared aligned across the direction of flight. By using NASA's ER-2 aircraft flying at 20km altitude, MABEL flies as close to space as is practical, and collects data through approx 95% of the atmosphere. We present background on the MABEL instrument, and data from the April 2012 deployment to Iceland. Among the 13 MABEL flights, we collected data over the Greenland ice sheet interior and outlet glaciers in the southwest and western Greenland, sea ice data over the Nares Strait and Greenland Sea, and a number of small glaciers and ice caps in Iceland and Svalbard

  16. Integrated Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Analysis for Determining the Minimal Anticipated Biological Effect Level of a Novel Anti-CD28 Receptor Antagonist BMS-931699.

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    Yang, Zheng; Wang, Haiqing; Salcedo, Theodora W; Suchard, Suzanne J; Xie, Jenny H; Schneeweis, Lumelle A; Fleener, Catherine A; Calore, James D; Shi, Rong; Zhang, Sean X Y; Rodrigues, A David; Car, Bruce D; Marathe, Punit H; Nadler, Steven G

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    BMS-931699 (lulizumab pegol), a domain antibody (dAb) conjugated with 40-kDa branched polyethylene glycol, is a human anti-CD28 receptor antagonist under development for the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. In the present work, the minimal anticipated biologic effect level (MABEL) was determined for BMS-931699 by integrating all the available preclinical data. The relevance of the in vitro mixed lymphocyte reaction (MLR) assay to a whole blood CD28 receptor occupancy (RO) assessment, as well as the relationship between the CD28 RO and the inhibition of T-cell-dependent antibody response to keyhole limpet hemocyanin in vivo, was demonstrated through an integrated pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic analysis using anti-hCD28 dAb-001 (differing from BMS-931699 by two additional amino acids at the N-terminus) and a mouse surrogate. Based on this analysis, the EC10 value (0.32 nM) from the human MLR assay and the human plasma volume (0.04 l/kg) were employed to calculate the MABEL (0.01 mg) of BMS-931699 in humans, with a CD28 RO predicted to be ≤10%. The estimated MABEL dose was threefold higher than the value derived from the binding constant and twofold less than the MABEL converted from animal efficacy studies based on the body surface area. Furthermore, it was 2900-fold lower than the human equivalent dose derived from the no observed adverse effect level in monkeys (15 mg/kg/week for 5 doses, intravenous dosing) with a 10-fold safety factor applied. Therefore, the MABEL dose represented a sound approach to mitigate any potential risk in targeting CD28 and was successfully used as the first-in-human starting dose for BMS-931699. Copyright © 2015 by The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

  17. ANALYSIS OF RESPIRATORY DEPOSITION OF INHALED PARTICLES FOR DIFFERENT DOSE METRICS: COMPARISON OF NUMBER, SURFACE AREA AND MASS DOSE OF TYPICAL AMBIENT BI-MODAL AEROSOLS

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    ANALYSIS OF RESPIRATORY DEPOSITION OF INHALED PARTICLES FOR DIFFERENT DOSE METRICS: COMPARISON OF NUMBER, SURFACE AREA AND MASS DOSE OF TYPICAL AMBIENT BI-MODAL AEROSOLS.Chong S. Kim, SC. Hu*, PA Jaques*, US EPA, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, ...

  18. Rationality, Authority and Spindles: An Enquiry into Some Neglected Aspects of Organizational Effectiveness and a Partial Application to Public Schools.

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    Allison, Derek J.

    Focusing on the problem of authority, an analysis of the theories of Max Weber, James D. Thompson, and Elliott Jaques forms the basis for this proposal for improved organizational effectiveness in public schools. Basic assumptions are that modern organizations are established and operated under rational principles and subject to rational analysis,…

  19. Rokkivad vanadekodud / Karin Paulus

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    Vanurite hooldekodude arhitektuurist. Harmoonia Maja (arhitekt Vlad Alexandru Gaivoronschi) Rumeenias, De Rokade põetus- ja hoolduskodu (Arons en Gelauff Architecten) Hollandis, büroo Andrés Jaque Arquitectos kavandatud vanadekodu Hispaanias, Atelier Zündel & Cristea projekteeritud vanadekodu Prantsusmaal

  20. Collective Genetic Interaction Effects and the Role of Antigen Presenting Cells in Autoimmune Diseases

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    2017-01-12

    Jaques Reifman* Biotechnology High-Performance Computing Software Applications Institute, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, U.S...shaded coding regions. Darker blue (T1D) and orange (RA) symbols are the SNPs directly included in the pathways (within 50 kb of coding region and pi< 10

  1. Theatrical Complicity as a Medium of Emancipation

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    Nielsen, Thomas Rosendal

    2015-01-01

    are analysed and compared as elaborately structured games of observation, where the spectators are made to observe their own acts of spectating as complicity in the reproduction of violence caused by theatrical representation. Jaques Rancière’s paradox of the spectator and Josette Féral’s concept...

  2. Prantsusmaa tähistas Bastille' vallutamist paraadiga / Vahur Koorits

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    Koorits, Vahur, 1981-

    2004-01-01

    Prantsusmaa tähtsaima riigipüha tähistamisest. Sõjaväeparaadist, president Jaques Chiraci teleintervjuust ja rahvapidustustest. Lisa: Bastille kindluse vallutamine 1789. Vt. samas: Prantsusmaa paneb Euroopa põhiseaduse rahvahääletusele

  3. The Development of PIPA: An Integrated and Automated Pipeline for Genome-Wide Protein Function Annotation

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    2008-01-25

    protein function annotation Chenggang Yu1, Nela Zavaljevski1, Valmik Desai1, Seth Johnson2, Fred J Stevens3 and Jaques Reifman*1 Address: 1Biotechnology...cyu@bioanalysis.org; Nela Zavaljevski - nelaz@bioanalysis.org; Valmik Desai - valmik@bioanalysis.org; Seth Johnson - sjohnson@exonhit-usa.com; Fred J

  4. In silico Microarray Probe Design for Diagnosis of Multiple Pathogens

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    2008-10-21

    Nela Zavaljevski1, Kamal Kumar1, Elizabeth Bode2, Susana Padilla2, Leonard Wasieloski2, Jeanne Geyer2 and Jaques Reifman*1 Address: 1Biotechnology HPC...Vijaya Satya - rvijaya@bioanalysis.org; Nela Zavaljevski - nelaz@bioanalysis.org; Kamal Kumar - kamal@bioanalysis.org; Elizabeth Bode

  5. A Software Pipeline for Protein Structure Prediction

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    2006-11-01

    Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry U. S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Frederick, MD 21702 In-Chul Yeh, Nela ...Suite for Protein Structure Prediction Michael S. Lee U. S. Army Research Laboratory In-Chul Yeh, Nela Zavaljevski, Paul Wilson, and Jaques Reifman

  6. Computational Identification of Mechanistic Factors That Determine the Timing and Intensity of the Inflammatory Response

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    2016-05-09

    Nagaraja, Jaques Reifman*, Alexander Y. Mitrophanov Department of Defense Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute...demonstrated the utility of mathematical models in the study of inflammation in specific disease scenarios and in the identification of crucial...of our simulations reflected a 20-day period after inflammation initiation. We performed all computations in the software suite MATLAB R2012a

  7. Department of Defense Enterprise Requirements and Acquisition Model

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    2011-06-01

    Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics." October 18, 2010. 14. Castillo, Joan . Experiment Resources. 2009. http://www.experiment- resources.com...Spotlight on Risk Management. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. 23. Hughes, Robinson , Daniel Barker, David Jaques, and J. Robert Wirthlin. "Concept

  8. Embodiment in Musical Knowing: How Body Movement Facilitates Learning within Dalcroze Eurhythmics

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    Juntunen, Marja-Leena; Hyvönen, Leena

    2004-01-01

    This paper examines how body movement within the frames of Dalcroze Eurhythmics can facilitate musical knowing. Merleau-Ponty's philosophical ideas seem to correspond with the specific empirical findings of Jaques-Dalcroze. Hence, our viewpoint is based on Merleau-Ponty's notions of "knowing the world through the body" as well as of…

  9. Reflections

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    du Gay, Paul; Vikkelsø, Signe

    2012-01-01

    -readings of two classic, but partially forgotten contributions within organization theory – the work of Wilfred R. Bion on group assumptions and the work of Elliott Jaques on ‘requisite organisation’ – we suggest that contemporary discussion of organizational change could benefit considerably from regaining...

  10. More than Mere Movement: Dalcroze Eurhythmics.

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    Mead, Virginia Hoge

    1986-01-01

    Since the early 1900s, the influence of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze has been felt worldwide in the field of music, as well as dance, theater, therapy, and education. To understand this influence, one needs to know something of his lifelong endeavors and dedication to improving the teaching of music. (RM)

  11. Kuidas kirjutatakse ajalugu? / Jacques Le Goff ; interv. Marek Tamm

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    Le Goff, Jacques

    2007-01-01

    Prantsuse ajaloolase ja ajakirja Annales ühe peatoimetaja J. Le Goff'i teostest. Varem. ilm.: Ajalugu, antropoloogia ja imaginaarsus : intervjuu Jaques Le Goffiga // Le Goff, Jacques. Raha või elu : majandus ja religioon keskajal. - Tallinn, 2001. - Lk. 108-126

  12. Assessing Expressive Movement: Measuring Student Learning Outcomes in the General Music Classroom

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    Butke, Marla A.

    2014-01-01

    Expressive movement, created by students to demonstrate musical elements and artistry, provides a valid assessment opportunity for general music teachers. This purposeful movement, "plastique animée", was developed by Swiss composer, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, in the early 20th century. "Plastique animée" can serve as a useful…

  13. Gazprom lõhub Peterburi silueti pilvedeni / Ave Randviir

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    2006-01-01

    Gazprom City ärikvartali arhitektuurikonkursil osalejate seas oli kuulsaid arhitekte nagu Jaques Herzog ja Pierre de Meuron, Massimiliano Fuksas, Daniel Libeskind, Jean Nouvel, Rem Koolhaas, Richard Rodgers ja Suurbritannia arhitektuuribüroo RMJM. Peterburi Arhitektide Liidu arvates hävitab kavandatav pilvelõhkuja linna ajaloolise silueti

  14. Assessing Expressive Movement: Measuring Student Learning Outcomes in the General Music Classroom

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    Butke, Marla A.

    2014-01-01

    Expressive movement, created by students to demonstrate musical elements and artistry, provides a valid assessment opportunity for general music teachers. This purposeful movement, "plastique animée", was developed by Swiss composer, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, in the early 20th century. "Plastique animée" can serve as a useful…

  15. Dalcroze, the Body, Movement and Musicality

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    Seitz, Jay A.

    2005-01-01

    What forms the basis of musical expressivity? The Swiss composer and music educator, Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, believed that bodily processes, rhythm, and physical motion were the basis of musical expressivity and music pedagogy. We can rephrase his emphasis on the synergy between bodily and musical processes into a question: How does the body…

  16. Movement and Music Education: An Historian's Perspective.

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    Lewis, Barbara

    1998-01-01

    Believes that Emile Jaques-Dalcroze is not the only person who has affected movement-based instruction. Highlights the history of movement-based instruction in elementary music education by addressing the influence of Isadora Duncan and modern dance, the efforts of Francois Delsarte and Rudolph von Laban, and the role of remedial perceptual-motor…

  17. More than Mere Movement: Dalcroze Eurhythmics.

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    Mead, Virginia Hoge

    1986-01-01

    Since the early 1900s, the influence of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze has been felt worldwide in the field of music, as well as dance, theater, therapy, and education. To understand this influence, one needs to know something of his lifelong endeavors and dedication to improving the teaching of music. (RM)

  18. Dalcroze-Based Improvisation.

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    Abramson, Robert M.

    1980-01-01

    Described is the Emile Jaques-Dalcroze method of improvisation, which he believed was the study of the direct relations between cerebral commands and muscular interpretations in order to express one's own musical feelings. Performance is propelled by developing the students' powers of sensation, imagination, and memory. (Author/KC)

  19. Embodiment in Musical Knowing: How Body Movement Facilitates Learning within Dalcroze Eurhythmics

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    Juntunen, Marja-Leena; Hyvönen, Leena

    2004-01-01

    This paper examines how body movement within the frames of Dalcroze Eurhythmics can facilitate musical knowing. Merleau-Ponty's philosophical ideas seem to correspond with the specific empirical findings of Jaques-Dalcroze. Hence, our viewpoint is based on Merleau-Ponty's notions of "knowing the world through the body" as well as of…

  20. Rokkivad vanadekodud / Karin Paulus

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    2011-01-01

    Vanurite hooldekodude arhitektuurist. Harmoonia Maja (arhitekt Vlad Alexandru Gaivoronschi) Rumeenias, De Rokade põetus- ja hoolduskodu (Arons en Gelauff Architecten) Hollandis, büroo Andrés Jaque Arquitectos kavandatud vanadekodu Hispaanias, Atelier Zündel & Cristea projekteeritud vanadekodu Prantsusmaal

  1. Gazprom lõhub Peterburi silueti pilvedeni / Ave Randviir

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    Randviir, Ave, 1981-

    2006-01-01

    Gazprom City ärikvartali arhitektuurikonkursil osalejate seas oli kuulsaid arhitekte nagu Jaques Herzog ja Pierre de Meuron, Massimiliano Fuksas, Daniel Libeskind, Jean Nouvel, Rem Koolhaas, Richard Rodgers ja Suurbritannia arhitektuuribüroo RMJM. Peterburi Arhitektide Liidu arvates hävitab kavandatav pilvelõhkuja linna ajaloolise silueti

  2. The Phrase of the Phallic Pheminine: Beyond the "Nurturing Mother" in Feminist Composition Pedagogy.

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    Mowery, Diane

    Theories of phallic authority outlined by Jaques Lacan, Sigmund Freud, and Luce Irigaray suggest that one can effectively undo authority only from a position of authority, a position that traps feminists within the very phallic economy they hope to subvert. Attempting to avoid this trap, feminist pedagogues have made a distinction between…

  3. La participación de la sociedad civil en los procesos internacionales - Paradiplomacia

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    Gómez, Luis Sergio; Luque, Gustavo Adolfo; Tinni, Hugo David

    2010-01-01

    La globalización puso en jaque a los medelos Estado-céntricos de desarrollo. Las reformas estructurales de Mercado impulsaron Procesos de Integración y Cooperación. La Paradiplomacia ha hecho su aparición en el área de la Política Exterior y las RR. II.

  4. CDC’s Newborn Screening Program - Role of Laboratories

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    2013-09-03

    When newborn screening started in the U.S. 50 years ago, many questioned whether it was even possible to test every baby born in every state. Today, all states screen babies for at least 29 disorders that can be detected through laboratory testing. In this podcast, Dr. Carla Cuthbert talks about CDC’s Newborn Screening Quality Assurance Program and the role laboratories play in keeping babies healthy.  Created: 9/3/2013 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

  5. A Polarization Technique for Mitigating Low Grazing Angle Radar Sea Clutter

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    2017-03-03

    A Polarization Technique for Mitigating Low-Grazing-Angle Radar Sea Clutter Molly K. Crane MIT Lincoln Laboratory Lexington, MA 02420 Email...MA 02420 Email: mabel.ramirez@ll.mit.edu Abstract—Traditional detection schemes in conventional mar- itime surveillance radars may suffer serious...effective means of enhancing target detection in sea clutter, MIT Lincoln Laboratory (MIT LL) collected a fully polarimetric X-band radar dataset on

  6. First Assessments of ICESat-2 Performance Using Aircraft Data

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    Neumann, Tom; Markus, Thorsten; Brunt, Kelly M.; Hancock, David; Brenner, Anita C.

    2011-01-01

    The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) Is a next-generation laser altimeter designed to continue key observations of ice sheet elevation change, sea ice freeboard, vegetation canopy height, earth surface elevation, and sea surface height. Scheduled for launch in early 2016, ICESat-2 will use a high repetition rate (approximately 10 kHz), small footprint (10m diameter) laser, and a single-photon-sensitive detection strategy (photon counting) to measure precise ranges to the earth's surface. Operating in the green (approximately 532nm), the six beams of ICESat-2 will provide improved spatial coverage compared with ICESat while the differences in transmit energy among the beams provide a large dynamic range. In order to evaluate models of predicted ICESat-2 performance, and provide ICESat-2-like data for algorithm development an airborne ICESat-2 simulator was developed and first flown in 2010, this simulator, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL) has now had three deployments in the western US, and will be deployed to the polar regions in spring of 2012. MABEL uses a similar measurement strategy to what will be used on ICESat-2. MABEL collects more spatially-dense data than ICESat-2 (approximately 2-cm along track) with a smaller 2m diameter footprint in 16 green channels and an additional 8 channels in the infrared. The comparison between frequencies allows for analysis of possible penetration of green energy into water or snow. We present MABEL data collected over deserts, forests, ocean water, lakes. snow covered mountains, and saft flats, provide examples of how these data are being used to develop algorithms that derive geophysical products from ICESat 2 and assess expected performances.

  7. A Segment Level Study of Defense Industry Capital Investment.

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    1985-12-01

    and James Tobin. "Pitfalls in Financial Model Building," American Economic Review , 58: 99-122 (May 1968). 10. Brock, Horace R. Accounting Principles...Function," I Econometrica, 28: 1-29 (January 1960). 16. "Investment Plans and Realizations," American Economic Review , 52: 190-203 (May 1962). 17...34Investment: Fact and Fancy," American Economic Review , 53: 237-246 (May 1963). 18. Gansler, Jaques S. The Defense Industry. Cambridge MA: Mit Press, 1980

  8. Modeling Synergistic Drug Inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Growth in Murine Macrophages

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    2011-01-01

    synergistic drug inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth in murine macrophagesw Xin Fang, Anders Wallqvist and Jaques Reifman* Received 15th...inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in murine macrophage cells. We used it to simulate ex vivo bacterial growth inhibition due to 3-nitropropionate (3...is felt worldwide, with 9.4 million new cases and 1.8 million deaths in 2008.1,2 The causative agent of the disease, Mycobacterium tuberculosis

  9. Strategic Leader Development for a 21st Century Army

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    2008-04-30

    Fall of Strategic Planning. New York, NY: The Free Press, 1994. Northouse , Peter G. Leadership : Theory and Practice . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage...the 21st-Century Army,” Parameters, (Autumn 2001), 18. 40 Elliott Jaques and Stephen D. Clement, Executive Leadership : A Practical Guide to...Stephen D. Clement. Executive Leadership : A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 1994. Mintzberg, Henry. The Rise and

  10. Metabolic Host Responses to Malarial Infection during the Intraerythrocytic Developmental Cycle

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    2016-08-08

    environment [2]. * Correspondence: jaques.reifman.civ@mail.mil Department of Defense Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications...μ and macromolecular syntheses of Plasmodium falciparum during the intraerythrocytic developmental cycle. a Rates for the HB3 ( blue solid curve), 3D7...metabolite of P. falciparum, in which orange, grey, and blue colors represent high, normal, and low production levels, respectively. Based on the time

  11. Adaptive Motivation Theory

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    1985-06-01

    in behavior left to explain. Kleinginna and Kleinginna (1981) have gathered no fewer than 140 definitions of motivation that have appeared in the...34 ( Kleinginna 4 - . .o. . Z. and Kleinginna , 1981). As a result, if you are inclined to accept Maslow’s notions, you are less interested in the choice aspect of...Snyderman, B. (1959). The motivation to work. New York: Wiley. Jaques, E. (1961). Equitable payment. New York: Wiley, 1961. 45 Kleinginna , P. R. and

  12. Entre las prácticas y los paradigmas

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    2006-01-01

    Las descripciones historicistas, sociológicas y antropológicas se han visto sacudidas por procesos rizomáticos, inexplicables y sorprendentes en materia de imaginarios, configuraciones, expresividades, en tanto mundo y en cuanto forma. El arte, en tanto materia comunicante de imposible funcionalismo; sus prácticas siguen poniendo en juego, en jaque, los abordamientos científicos, sin que por eso debamos desestimar las contribuciones parciales, las entregas acotadas y las percepciones particul...

  13. U.S. Policy in Pakistan: Colombia Policy as a Way Forward

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    2012-04-01

    Pakistan negotiates with the United States: Riding the Roller Coaster (Washington D.C. United States Institute for Peace, 2011), 180. 2 Barry Bearak...negotiates with the United States: Riding the Roller Coaster , 8. 21 Steve LaMontagne, ―India-Pakistan Sanctions Legislation Fact Sheet‖ The center for...the United States: Riding the Roller Coaster , 180. 30 Robert D. Ramsey, "From El Billar to Operations Fenix and Jaque: The Colombian Security Force Experience 1998-2009.", 151.

  14. ANALISIS DEKONSTRUKSI TOKOH TAKESHI DAN MITSUSABURO DALAM NOVEL SILENT CRY KARYA KENZABURO OE PERSPEKTIF JACQUES DERRIDA

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    Abd. Ghofur

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available This article is a little result done by the writer, in which critical analisys discourse study as a tool to learn literature. It is Kenzaburo Oe’s writing, a Japan writer who got Pulitzer or noble in literature. It employs Jaques Derrida deconstructive theory, while the researcher focuses on binary opposition.  When deconstruction used, it will expose inside of the text, furthermore it produces other meaning or different point of view from the real text.

  15. Modeling Phenotypic Metabolic Adaptations of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv under Hypoxia

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    2012-09-13

    Tuberculosis in humans and its epidemiology , diagnosis and treatment in the United States. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14: 1226–1232. 4. Horsburgh CR, Jr., Rubin...Modeling Phenotypic Metabolic Adaptations of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv under Hypoxia Xin Fang, Anders Wallqvist, Jaques Reifman* DoD... tuberculosis , the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), to successfully infect human hosts. Adaptations allow the organism to evade the host immune

  16. The infinite subiect: the transcendence of subjectivity from Descartes to Derrida.

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    1997-01-01

    The aim of this thesis is to describe how the concept of the subject and subjectivity, in its necessary relation to the concept of infinity, is envisaged in the work of Jaques Derrida. His idea of deconstruction has challenged accepted notions of the subject, giving rise to new ways of describing the production of knowledge and meaning. Thus his interpretations of the subject, in its various forms, have been used to construct a representation of the subject which cannot be reduced to its ...

  17. The Corporations Act 2001

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    Bostock, Tom

    2002-01-01

    The author outlines reforms made in Australia in the area of company law with an analysis of the Corporations Act 2001, which along with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 comprises Corporations legislation in Australia. Article by Tom Bostock (a partner in the law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Melbourne, Australia). Published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by...

  18. Factores clave en la enseñanza-aprendizaje de español como lengua extranjera (E/LE

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    Mabel Abad

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Se transcriben a continuación las presentaciones de las profesoras Mabel Abad y Gloria Toledo, leídas en la entrega de Certificados del Diplomado de Especialización en Español como Lengua Extranjera en noviembre del año 2005. “Factores clave en la enseñanza-aprendizaje de E/LE” corresponde a una reflexión en dos partes. La primera, de la profesora Mabel Abad, destaca los elementos de comunicación eficientes que deben enseñarse y practicarse para lograr demostrar la precisión en el desempeño de la segunda lengua, en el desafío que plantea el nuevo ambiente sociocultural al estudiante E/LE. La segunda, de la profesora Gloria Toledo, considera los contenidos y los modelos de ejercicios y estrategias indispensables para alcanzar la competencia de las cuatro habilidades lingüísticas en la planificación de la clase E/LE. (“Key factors in Teaching and Learning SSL” transcripts the presentation of the authors, Mabel Abad and Gloria Toledo, given on occasion of the Graduation Ceremony for specialists in SSL of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile certificate course (Nov. 2005. This article is a reflection in two sections: the first one, Prof. Abad, highlights the effective communication elements that should be considered in teaching and therefore practiced in SSL in order to attain accurate proficiency. Prof. Gloria Toledo, in the second section, considers contents, strategies and a variety of model practice effective in planning a SSL lesson.

  19. The ICESat-2 Inland Water Height Data Product: Evaluation of Water Profiles Using High Altitude Photon Counting Lidar

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    Jasinski, M. F.; Stoll, J.; Cook, W. B.; Arp, C. D.; Birkett, C. M.; Brunt, K. M.; Harding, D. J.; Jones, B. M.; Markus, T.; Neumann, T.

    2015-12-01

    The Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) on the Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), scheduled to launch in 2017, is a low energy, high repetition rate, short pulse width, 532 nm lidar. Although primarily designed for icecap and sea ice monitoring, ATLAS also will record dense observations over Pan-Arctic inland water bodies throughout its designed three year life span. These measurements will offer improved understanding of the linkages between climate variability and Arctic hydrology including closure of the Pan-Arctic water balance. An ICESat-2 Inland Water Body Height Data Product is being developed consisting of along-track water surface height, slope, and roughness for each ATLAS strong beam, and also aspect and slope between adjacent beams. The data product will be computed for all global inland water bodies that are traversed by ICESat-2 during clear to moderately clear atmospheric conditions. While the domain of the ATL13 data product is global, the focus is on high-latitude terrestrial regions where the convergence of the ICESat-2 orbits will provide spatially dense observations. Water bodies will be identified primarily through the use of an "Inland Water Body Shape Mask". In preparation for the mission, the Multiple Beam Altimeter Lidar Experimental Lidar (MABEL), was built and flown during numerous high altitude experiments, observing a wide range of water targets. The current analysis examines several MABEL inland and near coastal coastal targets during 2012 to 2015, focusing on along track surface water height, light penetration into water under a range of atmospheric and water conditions. Sites include several Alaska lakes, the Chesapeake Bay, and the near shore Atlantic coast. Results indicate very good capability for retrieving along track surface water height and standard deviation and penetration depth. Overall, the MABEL data and subsequent analyses have demonstrated the feasibility of the ATL13 algorithm for

  20. Conciencia fonológica y comprensión lectora en alumnos del primer grado de primaria de una institución educativa: Ventanilla - Callao

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    Rondán Trocones, Gladys Milagros

    2010-01-01

    Esta investigación se realizó con el propósito de determinar la relación entre la conciencia fonológica y la comprensión lectora, utilizando como instrumentos la Prueba de comprensión lectora de complejidad lingüística progresiva (CLP), nivel 1; Forma A, para la variable comprensión lectora (Felipe Alliende, Mabel Condemarin y Neva Milicic) y la Prueba para la evaluación del conocimiento fonológico (PECO), para la variable conciencia fonológica (José Ramos e Isabel Cuadrado) validada por el c...

  1. Stupid Brother and Poor Sister%趣味阅读精选

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    施竹军

    2011-01-01

    愚蠢的哥哥和可怜的妹妹%It was Sunday. Mrs. Young didn't go to work. Her husband went to Paris on business and she had to wash her children's clothes and tidy the rooms. So she called Mike in and said, "Here are some bananas. Divide (分配) them between you and Mabel. Take good care of her and I'll give you more until I finish my work."

  2. Developments in optical system evaluation, spatial modeling, chemometrics and applications with atomic spectroscopy

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    Rider, Michael Eugene

    1998-11-01

    High temperature plasma emission sources have spatial characteristics. The Abel inversion calculates radial responses from lateral measurements of cylindrically symmetric emission sources. This dissertation presents three aspects of making spatial measurements: (1) Evaluation of an optical setup; (2) New numerically exact routine for improved spatial modeling; and (3) Radial and lateral measurements. Optical ray tracing software was been used for critical evaluation of the design of a unique imaging spectrometer. Position, area, and angles of view are calculated as a function of position of a translating lens and the optical properties of the quartz tube. The translating lens imaging spectrometer is compared to the more common alternative of moving the source or detector and found to perform comparatively well. A new Abel inversion technique, based on numerical improvements in a matrix-based algorithm, is described. The new approach (Mabel) combines exact computation of area terms for the Abel inversion with matrix calculation capabilities present in the MATLAB TM computational environment to generate radial profiles from lateral scans of the plasma with the best accuracy possible. Results of four 1000 ring Mabel inversions are presented. Comparisons between Mabel and two other numerical methods are made for test cases commonly cited in literature and for test cases having radial and lateral profiles with analytic solutions. The effects of noise propagation and of incomplete viewing of the plasma are also presented. Temperature is one of the most fundamental characteristic of high temperature plasmas. Lateral and radial temperatures measured from different views result in different values for a given plasma emission source. Four radial temperature profiles were used to generate radial intensities of five different wavelengths on the basis of a Boltzmann distribution of energies at each temperature. Forward Mabel transforms were performed on the radial intensities

  3. COMPOSITION OF STAFF REVIEW ADVISORY BODIES - 2000 COMPOSITION OF THE JOINT TRAINING BOARD (JTB) - 2000/2001

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    2000-01-01

    For the present staff review, the advisory bodies set up to prepare recommendations are composed as follows:Senior Staff Advancement Committee (SSAC)D. Treille / EP (Convener)C. Benvenuti / ESTD. O. Williams /ITTechnical Engineers & Administrative Careers Committee (TEACC) C. Hauviller / EPL. Leistam / ESTS. Jarp / IT [Chairman]F. Pedersen / PSR. Lauckner / SLC. Roche / ETTLong-term contract Boards (LTCBs) (Categories 2 &5a)Tiziano Camporesi / EP [Convener]Florence Ranjard / EP\t[Alternate]Jacques Gruber / PSPeter Sievers / LHCThomas Pettersson / ESTMichel Mayoud / ESTSue Foffano / ASThierry Lagrange / SPLWerner Zapf / HR (Secretary) LTCB 2(Categories 3, 4, 5b & 5c)Véronique Paris / SL [Convener]Fabien Pérriolat / PS\t [Alternate]Mats Wilhelmsson / STVéronique Fassnacht / TISLucie Linssen / EPMichel Mayoud / ESTPatrick Geeraert / FIJohn Cuthbert / HRSeamus Hegarty / HR (Secretary) Composition of the Joint Training Board (JT...

  4. ELECTIONS TO THE SENIOR STAFF ADVISORY COMMITTEE 2000 ('THE NINE')

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    The votes for the above-mentioned elections were counted in public at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 June 2000.The results are as follows :Voting roll554Envelopes returned by deadline370\t(67%)Invalid votes5Blank1Valid votes364Electoral GroupNameVotesGroup 1Dieter Schlatter218Group 2Tiziano Camporesi147 Jürgen Knobloch107 Livio Mapelli94 Michel Mayoud134 Hermann Schmickler117 Alan Silverman89 Pierre Strubin191The following persons are elected :One in Group 1Dieter Schlatter/EPThree in Group 2Tiziano Camporesi/EPMichel Mayoud/ESTPierre Strubin/LHCTheir mandates are for three years.The Committee now consists of these newly elected members together with G. Altarelli, J. Cuthbert, G. Geschonke, J. Schinzel and W. vonRueden.Rob Rayson - Polling OfficerTel. 72808

  5. Spatial affect learning restricted in major depression relative to anxiety disorders and healthy controls.

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    Gollan, Jackie K; Norris, Catherine J; Hoxha, Denada; Irick, John Stockton; Hawkley, Louise C; Cacioppo, John T

    2014-01-01

    Detecting and learning the location of unpleasant or pleasant scenarios, or spatial affect learning, is an essential skill that safeguards well-being (Crawford & Cacioppo, 2002). Potentially altered by psychiatric illness, this skill has yet to be measured in adults with and without major depressive disorder (MDD) and anxiety disorders (AD). This study enrolled 199 adults diagnosed with MDD and AD (n=53), MDD (n=47), AD (n=54), and no disorders (n=45). Measures included clinical interviews, self-reports, and a validated spatial affect task using affective pictures (IAPS; Lang, Bradley, & Cuthbert, 2005). Participants with MDD showed impaired spatial affect learning of negative stimuli and irrelevant learning of pleasant pictures compared with non-depressed adults. Adults with MDD may use a "GOOD is UP" heuristic reflected by their impaired learning of the opposite correlation (i.e., "BAD is UP") and performance in the pleasant version of the task.

  6. La Ciudad suplantada. Percepciones sobre los nuevos imaginarios (turísticos) de la ciudad de Valencia

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    Beatriz Santamarina Campos

    2014-01-01

    En las dos últimas décadas la ciudad de Valencia ha transfigurado su imagen de manera radical, cambiando su perfil urbano y presentándose al mundo con una nueva cara. En la apuesta por concurrir a los mapas globales de la excelencia turística, la nueva marca de ciudad lanzada al mercado, a través de tecnologías del marketing, ha eclipsado los referentes de identificación locales y ha puesto en jaque la sostenibilidad de la urbe. El giro ha sido notorio: de la Ciudad de las Flores hemos pasado...

  7. Concert Club

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    2010-01-01

    CERN MEYRIN (terminus bus 56-CERN) Entrée B - Bâtiment 500 - Amphithéâtre Mardi 26 janvier à 20 h 30 Le quintette Liliane JAQUES, flûte traversière Jade AZKOUL, guitare Gaëlle POIRIER, accordéon Mirella VEDEVA, contrebasse Gueorgui POPOV, piano Au programme Portraits d’Astor PIAZZOLLA Entrée libre Nos concerts sur notre site : www.concerts-cern.com et sur les sites : www.whys.org et www.agendadegeneve.ch

  8. Em torno do conceito de metáfora de Jakobson e Lacan

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    Gelson Santana

    1994-01-01

    O presente trabalho resulta da leitura dos textos: “Dois aspectos da linguagem e dois tipos de afasia", de Roman Jakobson ( 1975), e "L'instance de la lettre dans l'inconscient ou la raison depuis Freud" de Jacques Lacan (1966), em comparação com a leitura que deles faz Jean-François Lyotard, em Discours Figure (1985, p. 250-60). This paper considers Jean-François Lyotard's vision about the diferences between Roman Jakobson e Jaques Lacan concepts of metaphor and metonim.

  9. En los límites de la exclusión de la responsabilidad penal : el caso de "Jakob Von Metzler" y el empleo de la tortura en el Estado de Derecho

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    Cano Paños, Miguel Ángel

    2015-01-01

    La tortura, ya incluso su amenaza, constituye una conducta que se retrotrae a los comienzos de la vida del hombre en sociedad, y que, desgraciadamente, ni incluso la consolidación de los Estados democráticos ha conseguido erradicar. La irrupción de actividades delictivas que ponen en jaque a la convivencia pacífica, como sin duda sucede con lo que se conoce como «nuevo terrorismo», ha dado lugar a que el poder punitivo del Estado, representado en parte por los servicios de inteligencia y l...

  10. Preventing Heat Injuries by Predicting Individualized Human Core Temperature

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    2015-10-14

    1 Mark J. Buller, 2 William J. Tharion, 2 Jaques Reifman 1 1 Department of Defense Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software...climates. In fact, between 2009 and 2013 there were 12,907 heat injuries across the Services, including 1,757 cases of heat stroke [1, 2]. The primary...documents/pubs/msmrs/2014/v21_n03.pdf#Page=10, accessed on 07/22/2015. [3] Y. Epstein and W.O. Roberts, “The pathophysiology of heat stroke : an integrative

  11. La poesía de Alejandra Pizarnik como una búsqueda interminable

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    2016-01-01

    En el presente trabajo, abordaremos una selección de poemas escritos por Alejandra Pizarnik, a través de conceptos tales como deconstrucción, pliegue, significado-significante y differance, desarrollados por Jaques Derrida a lo largo de sus diversas obras. El análisis propuesto, parte de la hipótesis que postula al lenguaje poético como barrera, como una contención para no caer, en esa búsqueda reveladora de una realidad que resulta inabarcable, llevada a cabo por la poeta en sus obras. ...

  12. "Viimne reliikvia" ja "Valgus koordis" : žanrifilmist žanrifilmini / Lauri Kärk

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    2010-01-01

    Žanrifilmi mõistmisest, 1960-ndate žanriuuendustest. Kahest eesti žanrifilmist: "Viimne reliikvia" (1969) ja "Valgus Koordis" (1951). Artikli järjes kõrvutatakse "Viimset reliikviat" Paul-Eerik Rummo "Tuhkatriinumänguga" (Vanemuises 1969., lavastaja E. Hermaküla). Sarnaseid jooni ka "Viimse reliikvia" ja teiste žanrifilmidega, pikemalt filmidest: Kaljo Kiisa "Hullumeelsus" (1968), Christian-Jaque'i "Tulp-Fanfanil" (Prantsusmaa, 1951), Tony Richardsoni "Tom Jones" (Inglismaa, 1963), Edmond Keosajani "Tabamatud tasujad" (Venemaa, 1966), Vytaytas Žalakeviciuse "Keegi ei tahtnud surra" (Leedu, 1965), Arthur Penni "Bonnie ja Clyde"

  13. Globalización: cara nueva del mercado

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    Valbuena ortiz, Elsa

    1997-01-01

    El brote de las comunicaciones ha celerado el proceso de los capitales, saturados por la alta tecnología y esta revolución en los mercados financieros mundiales, añadida a los movimientos de los dineros especulativos, puede en un momentos dado poner en jaque a la economía de cualquier nación. En el caso de las comunicaciones, el aceleramiento de cambio parece concretarse por el descanso procedimental de sus costos. Sin el actual sistema electrónico mundial seria imposible que las transaccione...

  14. Asian-Australian Writers: Bridging the Gap

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    Amelberga Vita Astuti

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Artikel ini membahas tentang wawancara (dengan, tulisan, dan karya sastra oleh para penulis wanita migran di Australia yang berasal dari negara-negara di Asia Tenggara. Tulisan ini meneliti kehidupan para penulis ketika tinggal di Australia, yang memiliki perbedaan budaya, sosial dan politik dengan negara asli mereka. Menggunakan gagasan cultural identity and diaspora dari Stuart Hall dan conditional hospitality dari Jaques Derrida, artikel ini mengungkap peran penting penulis migran dalam menjembatani perbedaan antara budaya timur dan barat. Analisis artikel menunjukkan bahwa identitas budaya mereka berubah untuk memperkecil jarak perbedaan dan proses perubahan ini terwujud dalam tulisan mereka.

  15. La Ciudad suplantada. Percepciones sobre los nuevos imaginarios (turísticos) de la ciudad de Valencia

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    Beatriz Santamarina Campos

    2014-01-01

    En las dos últimas décadas la ciudad de Valencia ha transfigurado su imagen de manera radical, cambiando su perfil urbano y presentándose al mundo con una nueva cara. En la apuesta por concurrir a los mapas globales de la excelencia turística, la nueva marca de ciudad lanzada al mercado, a través de tecnologías del marketing, ha eclipsado los referentes de identificación locales y ha puesto en jaque la sostenibilidad de la urbe. El giro ha sido notorio: de la Ciudad de las Flores hemos pasado...

  16. Data-driven prediction of adverse drug reactions induced by drug drug interactions

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    AbdulHameed, Kamal Kumar, Xueping Yuˆ, Anders Wallqvist* and Jaques Reifman Abstract Background: The expanded use of multiple drugs has increased the...induced effects in humans, we can also apply this method to predict ADRs caused by individual drugs. In the present study, we expanded this method to...drug-drug interactions. Trends Pharmacol Sci . 2013;34(3):178–84. doi:10.1016/j.tips.2013.01.006. 7. Vilar S, Harpaz R, Uriarte E, Santana L, Rabadan R

  17. Theatrical Complicity as a Medium of Emancipation

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    Nielsen, Thomas Rosendal

    2015-01-01

    are analysed and compared as elaborately structured games of observation, where the spectators are made to observe their own acts of spectating as complicity in the reproduction of violence caused by theatrical representation. Jaques Rancière’s paradox of the spectator and Josette Féral’s concept......How do we find a solution when we ourselves are the problem? This is the question posed by two contemporary performances that frame the spectator as an accomplice in the exploitation and representation of suffering and violence in a globalized and mediatized world: Sálo (2010), based on Pier Paolo...

  18. "Wer wagt hier Theorie zu fordern": aspects théoriques du timbre chez Arnold Schönberg

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    Frédéric de Buzon

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available Schönberg’s Harmonielehre finishes on the evocation of the melody of timbre (Klangfarbenmelodie. The aim of this article is to analyse the function of timbre in relation to musical theory by establishing a parallel between the positions expressed by Schönberg and preceding classical positions, namely Jean-Jaques Rousseau’s definition of timbre and Leibniz’s concept of “clear and confused” ideas. Operating in this context, what will be shown is that timbre, according to Leibniz’s description, is a distinguishing, yet undistinguished, quality and that, precisely for this reason, timbre has a limited function in composition.

  19. CONCERT CLUB

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    2010-01-01

    CERN MEYRIN (terminus bus 56-CERN) entrée B - bâtiment 500 - amphithéâtre Mardi 19 janvier 2010 à 20 h 30 Klaus MAURER violon Joanna BRZEZINSKA piano Au programme : Chopin, Rodrigo * * * * * Mardi 26 janvier 2010 à 20 h 30 Le quintette Liliane JAQUES flûte traversière Jade AZKOUL guitare Gaëlle POIRIER accordéon Mirella VEDEVA contrebasse Gueorgui POPOV piano Au programme : Portraits d’Astor Piazzlla   entrée libre Nos concerts sur notre site : www.concerts-cern.com et sur les sites : www.whys.org et www.agendadegeneve.ch

  20. Métodos históricos o activos en educación musical

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    Jorquera, M. Cecilia

    2004-01-01

    En este trabajo no tenemos en ningún caso la pretensión de agotar un tema que requeriría un estudio sistemático más profundo, por la importancia y vigencia que siguen teniendo en la actualidad los métodos que habitualmente se colocan bajo el paraguas de la etiqueta de históricos o activos. Por ello no aplicaremos los criterios de análisis a todos los métodos que circulan entre los educadores musicales, sino que nos limitaremos solamente a algunos de ellos: los pioneros, es decir Émile Jaques-...

  1. Pedagogía musical activa. Corrientes contemporáneas

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    Villena Ramírez, Mª Isabel; Vicente Guillén, Antonio; Vicente Villena, Mª Pilar

    1998-01-01

    La Música es un arte patrimonio de la Humanidad. La educación musical pretende ayudar a la formación integral de la persona. La metodología para lograr tales objetivos ha variado a lo largo de la historia. En este trabajo se recogen fundamentalmente las corrientes didácticas contemporáneas dentro del campo de la Pedagogía activa. Nombres como Jaques-Dalcroce, E.Willems, Martenot, Orff, Kodály, entre otros, aparecen en este artículo exponiendo los principios inspiradores de su p...

  2. Concert club

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    CERN MEYRIN (terminus bus 56-CERN) entrée B - bâtiment 500 - amphithéâtre mardi 9 mars 2010 à 20 h 30 Le trio «Impressions» avec Liliane Jaques, flûte traversière Isabelle Martin-Achard, harpe John Devore, violoncelle Au programme : Bolling, Dewey, Ibert, Vellon, Vellones, Molnar, Andres * * * * * mardi 16 mars 2010 à 20 h 30 Irina Chkourindina, piano Au programme : Chopin, Liszt, Schumann * * * * * vendredi 19 mars 2010 à 20 h 30 Pascal Salomon, piano Au programme : J. Brahms, F.Chopin, M. Ravel, S. Rachmaninoff * * * * * ...

  3. El análisis económico del derecho de autor y del copyright, un estudio del equilibrio entre los intereses público y privado

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    2007-01-01

    La propiedad intelectual ha sido concebida para responder, tanto a la necesidad de protección del autor de una obra del intelecto, como al beneficio que la sociedad pueda sacar del acceso a dichas creaciones intelectuales, generando así un equilibrio entre los diferentes actores. Los sistemas digitales de comunicación han puesto en jaque dicho equilibrio. Conviene preguntarse ¿es capaz la protección otorgada por el derecho a la creación intelectual, de establecer un equilibrio en las relacion...

  4. Foreword

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    Joanny MOULIN

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Orlando looking at Jaque's reverberated image: “Which I take to be either a fool or a cipher.” ( As You Like It III.ii 279Melancholia posits the intersection of the biological and the symbolic, ambivalently motivating and undermining the imaginary (viz. for example, Kristeva's “On the melancholic imaginary”. That reverberates across history in assessments of loss, mourning and absence. “Acedia,” the radical melancholy of the Egyptian monks of early Christianity, the “noontime demon” of slot...

  5. 20,000 Photons Under the Snow: Subsurface Scattering of Visible Laser Light and the Implications for Laser Altimeters

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    Greeley, A.; Kurtz, N. T.; Shappirio, M.; Neumann, T.; Cook, W. B.; Markus, T.

    2014-12-01

    Existing visible light laser altimeters such as ATM (Airborne Topographical Mapper) with NASA's Operation IceBridge and NASA's MABEL (Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar; a simulator for NASA's ICESat-2 mission) are providing scientists with a view of Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, and sea ice with unprecedented detail. Measuring how these surfaces evolve in the face of a rapidly changing climate requires the utmost attention to detail in the design and calibration of these instruments, as well as understanding the changing optical properties of these surfaces. As single photon counting lidars, MABEL and NASA's ATLAS (Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System) on the upcoming ICESat-2 mission provide fundamentally different information compared with waveform lidars such as ATM, or GLAS (Geoscience Laser Altimeter System) on NASA's previous ICESat-1 mission. By recording the travel times of individual photons, more detailed information about the surface, and potentially the subsurface, are available and must be considered in elevation retrievals from the observed photon cloud. Here, we investigate possible sources of uncertainty associated with monochromatic visible light scattering in subsurface snow, which may affect the precision and accuracy of elevation estimates. We also explore the capacity to estimate snow grain size in near surface snow using experimental visible light laser data obtained in laboratory experiments.

  6. Prospects of photon counting lidar for savanna ecosystem structural studies

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    Gwenzi, D.; Lefsky, M. A.

    2014-11-01

    Discrete return and waveform lidar have demonstrated a capability to measure vegetation height and the associated structural attributes such as aboveground biomass and carbon storage. Since discrete return lidar (DRL) is mainly suitable for small scale studies and the only existing spaceborne lidar sensor (ICESat-GLAS) has been decommissioned, the current question is what the future holds in terms of large scale lidar remote sensing studies. The earliest planned future spaceborne lidar mission is ICESat-2, which will use a photon counting technique. To pre-validate the capability of this mission for studying three dimensional vegetation structure in savannas, we assessed the potential of the measurement approach to estimate canopy height in a typical savanna landscape. We used data from the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), an airborne photon counting lidar sensor developed by NASA Goddard. MABEL fires laser pulses in the green (532 nm) and near infrared (1064 nm) bands at a nominal repetition rate of 10 kHz and records the travel time of individual photons that are reflected back to the sensor. The photons' time of arrival and the instrument's GPS positions and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) orientation are used to calculate the distance the light travelled and hence the elevation of the surface below. A few transects flown over the Tejon ranch conservancy in Kern County, California, USA were used for this work. For each transect we extracted the data from one near infrared channel that had the highest number of photons. We segmented each transect into 50 m, 25 m and 10 m long blocks and aggregated the photons in each block into a histogram based on their elevation values. We then used an expansion window algorithm to identify cut off points where the cumulative density of photons from the highest elevation resembles the canopy top and likewise where such cumulative density from the lowest elevation resembles mean ground elevation. These cut off

  7. Prospects of the ICESat-2 laser altimetry mission for savanna ecosystem structural studies based on airborne simulation data

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    Gwenzi, David; Lefsky, Michael A.; Suchdeo, Vijay P.; Harding, David J.

    2016-08-01

    The next planned spaceborne lidar mission is the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite 2 (ICESat-2), which will use the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) sensor, a photon counting technique. To pre-validate the capability of this mission for studying three dimensional vegetation structure in savannas, we assessed the potential of the measurement approach to estimate canopy height in an oak savanna landscape. We used data from the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), an airborne photon counting lidar sensor developed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. ATLAS-like data was generated using the MATLAS simulator, which adjusts MABEL data's detected number of signal and noise photons to that expected from the ATLAS instrument. Transects flown over the Tejon ranch conservancy in Kern County, California, USA were used for this work. For each transect we chose to use data from the near infrared channel that had the highest number of photons. We segmented each transect into 50 m, 25 m and 14 m long blocks and aggregated the photons in each block into a histogram based on their elevation values. We then used an automated algorithm to identify cut off points where the cumulative density of photons from the highest elevation indicates the presence of the canopy top and likewise where such cumulative density from the lowest elevation indicates the mean terrain elevation. MABEL derived height metrics were moderately correlated to discrete return lidar (DRL) derived height metrics (r2 and RMSE values ranging from 0.60 to 0.73 and 2.9 m to 4.4 m respectively) but MATLAS simulation resulted in more modest correlations with DRL indices (r2 ranging from 0.5 to 0.64 and RMSE from 3.6 m to 4.6 m). Simulations also indicated that the expected number of signal photons from ATLAS will be substantially lower, a situation that reduces canopy height estimation precision especially in areas of low density vegetation cover. On the basis of the simulated

  8. ESTRATÉGIAS DE RELEVÂNCIA EM COMPREENSÃO TEXTUAL: ESTUDO DE CASO COM LEITOR DISLÉXICO FONOLÓGICO MODERADO

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    Fábio José Rauen

    2009-02-01

    Full Text Available Com base na Teoria da Relevância de Sperber e Wilson (1986, 1995, este estudo de caso analisa a compreensão textual de um conto infanto-juvenil de Mabel Condemarin (1997 por um leitor disléxico fonológico moderado de nove anos. Para dar conta desse objetivo, os conceitos de forma lógica, explicatura e implicatura são aplicados à interação oral entre pesquisadora e paciente. Os resultados demonstram que o sujeito, em função do déficit do componente fonológico, fundamenta sua compreensão prevalentemente a partir de inferências de suposições de sua memória enciclopédica, corroborando a literatura na área.

  9. 高行健近十年著作年表及获奖项目%A Chronological Table of Gao Xingjian's Literary Creation in the Past Decade

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    刘再复

    2010-01-01

    @@ 2000年 澳大利亚和美国哈普克林出版社(Ilarper Collins Publishcrs)先后出版英译本,译者MabelLee教授. 法国黎明出版社出版法译本,Noel Dutrait教授和Liliane Dutrait合译. 瑞典大西洋出版社(Editions Atlantis)出版瑞典文版,译者马悦然院士. 法国文化部订购的剧作脱稿. 意大利罗马市授予他费罗尼亚文学奖(Premio Letterario Feronia). 瑞典学院授予他诺贝尔文学奖,他作了题为的答谢演讲.

  10. II Seminario de Docencia, Investigación y Transferencia en las Cátedras de Matemática para Economistas

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    Casparri, María Teresa; García Fronti, Javier; Vilker, Ana Silvia; Bernardello, Alicia

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    Botalla, Andrés; Cortez, Diego y Cañibano, Mauro: Introducción a diferencias finitas.Bernardello, Alicia; García Fronti, Verónica y Herrera, Pablo Matías: Elementos aplicados a la optimización de funciones.Toriano, Leandro D.: Aspectos fundamentales de la programación no-lineal.Cámara, Viviana; Falco, María Laura y Negri, Adriana: Una aplicación a las ciencias económicas.Lac Prugent, Nora Mabel y Pou, José Luis: Programación no lineal y la incorporación de TICs en la Universidad Nacional de R...

  11. La Ciudad suplantada. Percepciones sobre los nuevos imaginarios (turísticos de la ciudad de Valencia

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    Beatriz Santamarina Campos

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available En las dos últimas décadas la ciudad de Valencia ha transfigurado su imagen de manera radical, cambiando su perfil urbano y presentándose al mundo con una nueva cara. En la apuesta por concurrir a los mapas globales de la excelencia turística, la nueva marca de ciudad lanzada al mercado, a través de tecnologías del marketing, ha eclipsado los referentes de identificación locales y ha puesto en jaque la sostenibilidad de la urbe. El giro ha sido notorio: de la Ciudad de las Flores hemos pasado a la Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. En este contexto, este artículo explora cómo los ciudadanos perciben los cambios y los nuevos imaginarios de la capital valenciana a la luz de la crisis actual.

  12. 拉康欲望理论的发生学意义%The Phylogenetic Meaning of Lacan's Desire Theory

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    刘玲

    2012-01-01

    Jaques Lacan thinks that subject's desires are expanded on the topographic map. Desires are growing and developing in one's life. Identification and narcissism, gaze, alienation and self-certification, which are interacted, and not only forming the content and expressing way of desire, but also announcing intricate nature of subject's desire%拉康认为主体的欲望在三界拓扑图上展开,在人的一生中,欲望处在一个发生发展的过程中,在这个过程中,认同与自恋、凝视、异化与自我确证相互作用,共同构成主体的欲望的内容和表达方式,也共同揭示了主体欲望的复杂本质。

  13. 为默剧正名

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    宋歌

    2011-01-01

    在默剧大师乐寇(Jaques Lecoq,1921-1999)主持的“戏剧表演教育学校”(L' Education par le jeu dramatique)传单上写着这样一句话:“默剧是所有现存剧场的本质……”的确,默剧这门艺术,很早就存在了.西方默剧脱胎于哑剧,而哑剧最早成形在古希腊时期,“在正剧演出之前,常会演一段哑剧作为引子.

  14. Big Data – Big Deal for Organization Design?

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    Janne J. Korhonen

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Analytics is an increasingly important source of competitive advantage. It has even been posited that big data will be the next strategic emphasis of organizations and that analytics capability will be manifested in organizational structure. In this article, I explore how analytics capability might be reflected in organizational structure using the notion of  “requisite organization” developed by Jaques (1998. Requisite organization argues that a new strategic emphasis requires the addition of a new stratum in the organization, resulting in greater organizational complexity. Requisite organization could serve as an objective, verifiable criterion for what qualifies as a genuine new strategic emphasis. Such a criterion is  necessary for research on the co-evolution of strategy and structure.

  15. O destino de Lisístrata. Uma adaptação para o cinema da comédia de Aristófanes

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    Duarte,Adriane da Silva

    2011-01-01

    Nesse artigo faz-se uma análise do episódio“Lisístrata”, dirigido por Christian-Jaque para o filme Destinode Mulher (Destinées, França, 1954), uma adaptaçãopara o cinema da comédia homônima composta porAristófanes em 411 a. C. Estudou-se o episódio em seucontexto, atentando para os pressupostos que determinarama adaptação da peça grega, bem como a sua recepção noséculo XX. Especulou-se sobre outras possibilidades de transpora comédia grega para o cinema, exemplificando com achanchada Carnaval...

  16. Passion Plays: The Dominican Diaspora in Waddys Jáquez’s P.A.R.G.O.

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    Maja Horn

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available This article analyzes how the play P.A.R.G.O. (2001, written, directed, and performed by the Dominican Waddys Jáquez represents the contemporary experience of the Dominican diaspora. Jaquéz himself forms part of a new generation of diasporic artists who frequently return “home,” to the Dominican Republic, and who, unlike the previous generation of diasporic artists and writers, continue to find their most valuable audience there. This tendency towards an increasing interconnectivity between diaspora and homeland is represented and a/effectively reinforced in P.A.R.G.O. The play brings the experience of the diaspora close to home for the audience, not by compelling them to identify with the characters’ particular identities, but rather by placing center stage their ongoing negotiations and “making do” with personal and economic difficulties that define their lives both at home and abroad.

  17. VII Curso práctico de iniciación a la osteosíntesis

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    2008-01-01

    ResumenDurante los próximos días 23 y 24 de mayo de 2008 la Sociedad Española de Traumatología y Ortopedia Veterinaria (SETOV) va a celebrar en el Centro de Cirugía de Mínima Invasión Jesús Usón (CCMIJU) de Cáceres el VIII Curso Práctico de Iniciación a la Osteosíntesis. Este curso será impartido por el Dr. Jaques Drapé, Director del Hospital Veterinario de Referencia en Traumatología de Burdeos (Francia) y miembro de AO-Vet Francia, el Prof. Dr. Fidel San Román, Catedrático de Cirugía de la ...

  18. Método pedagógico musical Dalcroze

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    Vernia Carrasco, Anna Mercedes

    2012-01-01

    Hablar de educación rítmica o de método pedagógico activo, es hablar de Jaques Dalcroze. En este artículo se pretende dar un breve repaso a su biografía y ofrecer algunos principios de su método, en el que se destaca la importancia del movimiento corporal y la percepción musical a través de la totalidad del cuerpo y no solamente por el oído. Aunque se presupone que es un método para niños pequeños, como manifiesta Dalcroze la aplicación rítmica no tienen edades ni discrimina en capacidades o ...

  19. ヴェルレーヌ評伝中のある挿話に関する疑問 : 詩人の葬儀でオルガンを演奏したのは誰か

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    西森, 和広; Nishimori, Kazuhiro

    2008-01-01

    On peut lire la mention suivante dans le tableau chronologique desOEuvres poétiques complètes de Paul Verlaine (édition révisée par JaquesBorel, Gallimard, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade, 1962): «Vendredi 10janvier: Obsèques de Verlaine à Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, où ThéodoreDubois et Gabriel Fauré sont aux grandes orgues.» Et il en va de mêmepour la biographie de Verlaine par Pierre Petitfils. Mais cependant, ilnous semble improbable que les deux musiciens y aient joué ensemble.Avec le «service de ...

  20. El ensamblaje visual del cuerpo negro: el caso de la Comisión Corográfica de la Nueva Granada

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    Beatriz Rodríguez

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo argumento que en la era de declaraciones de libertad e igualdad, las imágenes etnográficas de la Comisión Corográfica, uno de los proyectos de exploración geográfica más importantes del siglo XIX colombiano, promueve y provee herramientas estéticas que normalizan, codifican y reifican ideologías raciales durante una coyuntura histórica en la que se pusieron en jaque arraigadas estructuras de dominación. Lo que me interesa es, más precisamente, proponer y practicar una lectura crítica que dé cuenta de los procedimientos por medio de los cuales las imágenes solidifican la ficción de la raza a mediados del siglo XIX en Colombia.

  1. "Kids not rights, is their craving": sex education, gay rights, and the threat of gay teachers.

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    Graydon, Michael

    2011-08-01

    In July 1977, the Ontario Humans Rights Commission recommended adding sexual orientation to the Code. This move was generally supported but Toronto newspapers and evangelists sought assurances that school boards could still dismiss homosexual teachers. They demanded children be shielded from gay teachers, who they accused of sexual predation. I historically link this to a reenergized fear of homosexuals which emerged during Toronto sex education debates in the 1970s. Later, influenced by Anita Bryant's Save the Children crusade, Toronto newspapers and evangelists argued gay teachers were the dangerous effect of gay rights. After the 1977 murder of Emanuel Jaques and the publication of Gerald Hannon's "Men Loving Boys, Loving Men" article, anti-gay sentiment in Toronto exploded, temporarily halting the progress of gay rights.

  2. A general valence asymmetry in similarity: Good is more alike than bad.

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    Koch, Alex; Alves, Hans; Krüger, Tobias; Unkelbach, Christian

    2016-08-01

    The density hypothesis (Unkelbach, Fiedler, Bayer, Stegmüller, & Danner, 2008) claims a general higher similarity of positive information to other positive information compared with the similarity of negative information to other negative information. This similarity asymmetry might explain valence asymmetries on all levels of cognitive processing. The available empirical evidence for this general valence asymmetry in similarity suffers from a lack of direct tests, low representativeness, and possible confounding variables (e.g., differential valence intensity, frequency, familiarity, or concreteness of positive and negative stimuli). To address these problems, Study 1 first validated the spatial arrangement method (SpAM) as a similarity measure. Using SpAM, Studies 2-6 found the proposed valence asymmetry in large, representative samples of self- and other-generated words (Studies 2a/2b), for words of consensual and idiosyncratic valence (Study 3), for words from 1 and many independent information sources (Study 4), for real-life experiences (Study 5), and for large data sets of verbal (i.e., ∼14,000 words reported by Warriner, Kuperman, & Brysbaert, 2013) and visual information (i.e., ∼1,000 pictures reported in the IAPS; Lang, Bradley, & Cuthbert, 2005; Study 6). Together, these data support a general valence asymmetry in similarity, namely that good is more alike than bad. (PsycINFO Database Record

  3. How Absent Negativity Relates to Affect and Motivation: An Integrative Relief Model

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    Roland eDeutsch

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The present paper concerns the motivational underpinnings and behavioral correlates of the prevention or stopping of negative stimulation – a situation referred to as relief. Relief is of great theoretical and applied interest. Theoretically, it is tied to theories linking affect, emotion and motivational systems (Carver & Scheier, 1990; Gray & McNaughton, 2000; Higgins, 1997; Lang, Bradley, & Cuthbert, 1990. Importantly, these theories make different predictions regarding the association between relief and motivational systems. Moreover, relief is a prototypical antecedent of counterfactual emotions, which involve specific cognitive processes compared to factual or mere anticipatory emotions. Practically, relief may be an important motivator of addictive and phobic behaviors (Mowrer, 1951; Ostafin & Brooks, 2011, self destructive behaviors (Favazza, 1998; Franklin, Lee, Hanna, & Prinstein, 2013, and social influence (Dolinski & Nawrat, 1998. In the present paper, we will first provide a review of conflicting conceptualizations of relief. We will then present an integrative relief model (IRMO that aims at resolving existing theoretical conflicts. We then review evidence relevant to distinctive predictions regarding the moderating role of various procedural features of relief situations. We conclude that our integrated model results in a better understanding of existing evidence on the affective and motivational underpinnings of relief, but that further evidence is needed to come to a more comprehensive evaluation of the viability of IRMO.

  4. Psychobiological operationalization of RDoC constructs: Methodological and conceptual opportunities and challenges.

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    MacNamara, Annmarie; Phan, K Luan

    2016-03-01

    NIMH's Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) project seeks to advance the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders by promoting psychobiological research on dimensional constructs that might cut across traditional diagnostic boundaries (Kozak & Cuthbert, ). At the core of this approach is the notion that these dimensional constructs can be assessed across different units of analysis (e.g., genes, physiology, behavior), enriching the constructs and providing more complete explanations of clinical problems. While the conceptual aspects of RDoC have been discussed in several prior papers, its methodological aspects have received comparatively less attention. For example, how to integrate data from different units of analysis has been relatively unclear. Here, we discuss one means of psychobiologically operationalizing RDoC constructs across different units of analysis (the psychoneurometric approach; Yancey et al., ), highlighting ways in which this approach might be refined in future iterations. We conclude that there is much to be learned from this technique; however, greater attention to scale-development methods and to psychometrics will likely benefit this and other methodological approaches to combining measurements across multiple units of analysis.

  5. Disentangling manual muscle testing and Applied Kinesiology: critique and reinterpretation of a literature review

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    Cooperstein Robert

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    Full Text Available Abstract Cuthbert and Goodheart recently published a narrative review on the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing (MMT in the Journal. The authors should be recognized for their effort to synthesize this vast body of literature. However, the review contains critical errors in the search methods, inclusion criteria, quality assessment, validity definitions, study interpretation, literature synthesis, generalizability of study findings, and conclusion formulation that merit a reconsideration of the authors' findings. Most importantly, a misunderstanding of the review could easily arise because the authors did not distinguish the general use of muscle strength testing from the specific applications that distinguish the Applied Kinesiology (AK chiropractic technique. The article makes the fundamental error of implying that the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing lends some degree of credibility to the unique diagnostic procedures of AK. The purpose of this commentary is to provide a critical appraisal of the review, suggest conclusions consistent with the literature both reviewed and omitted, and extricate conclusions that can be made about AK in particular from those that can be made about MMT. When AK is disentangled from standard orthopedic muscle testing, the few studies evaluating unique AK procedures either refute or cannot support the validity of AK procedures as diagnostic tests. The evidence to date does not support the use of MMT for the diagnosis of organic disease or pre/subclinical conditions.

  6. Disentangling manual muscle testing and Applied Kinesiology: critique and reinterpretation of a literature review.

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    Haas, Mitchell; Cooperstein, Robert; Peterson, David

    2007-08-23

    Cuthbert and Goodheart recently published a narrative review on the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing (MMT) in the Journal. The authors should be recognized for their effort to synthesize this vast body of literature. However, the review contains critical errors in the search methods, inclusion criteria, quality assessment, validity definitions, study interpretation, literature synthesis, generalizability of study findings, and conclusion formulation that merit a reconsideration of the authors' findings. Most importantly, a misunderstanding of the review could easily arise because the authors did not distinguish the general use of muscle strength testing from the specific applications that distinguish the Applied Kinesiology (AK) chiropractic technique. The article makes the fundamental error of implying that the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing lends some degree of credibility to the unique diagnostic procedures of AK. The purpose of this commentary is to provide a critical appraisal of the review, suggest conclusions consistent with the literature both reviewed and omitted, and extricate conclusions that can be made about AK in particular from those that can be made about MMT. When AK is disentangled from standard orthopedic muscle testing, the few studies evaluating unique AK procedures either refute or cannot support the validity of AK procedures as diagnostic tests. The evidence to date does not support the use of MMT for the diagnosis of organic disease or pre/subclinical conditions.

  7. Lidar remote sensing of savanna biophysical attributes

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    Gwenzi, David

    plot level biomass into wall-to-wall maps that provide more ecological information. We evaluated the utility of three spatial modeling approaches to address this problem: deterministic methods, geostatistical methods and an image segmentation approach. Overall, the mean pixel biomass estimated by the 3 approaches did not differ significantly but the output maps showed marked differences in the estimation precision and ability of each model to mimic the primary variable's trend across the landscape. The results emphasized the need for future satellite lidar missions to consider increasing the sampling intensity across track so that biomass observations are made and characterized at the scale at which they vary. We used data from the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), an airborne photon counting lidar sensor developed by NASA Goddard to simulate ICESat-2 data. We segmented each transect into different block sizes and calculated canopy top and mean ground elevation based on the structure of the histogram of the block's aggregated photons. Our algorithm was able to compute canopy height and generate visually meaningful vegetation profiles at MABEL's signal and noise levels but a simulation of the expected performance of ICESat-2 by adjusting MABEL data's detected number of signal and noise photons to that predicted using ATLAS instrument model design cases indicated that signal photons will be substantially lower. The lower data resolution reduces canopy height estimation precision especially in areas of low density vegetation cover. Given the clear difficulties in processing simulated ATLAS data, it appears unlikely that it will provide the kind of data required for mapping of the biophysical properties of savanna vegetation. Rather, resources are better concentrated on preparing for the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission, a waveform lidar mission scheduled to launch by the end of this decade. In addition to the full waveform technique

  8. Cosecha temprana, apertura forzada y vida en el vaso de flores de cuatro variedades de clavel (Dianthus cariophyllus L., en invierno y en verano Early harvest, forced flower opening and vase life of four varieties of carnation (Dianthus cariophyllus L. in winter and summer

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    Full Text Available Se evaluó la cosecha temprana y la apertura forzada de pimpollos con sacarosa, en invierno y en verano, en flores de 4 variedades de clavel (Moresco, Mabel, Nov y Golden Odino. Las flores fueron cosechadas en cinco estados de desarrollo, desde botón cerrado hasta flor abierta (estados 0 al 4, hidratadas en frío (2 ºC con una solución de tiosulfato de plata (0,1 M durante 24 horas y luego transfe ridas a una solución de ácido cítrico (500 mg l-1 y citrato de hydroxyquinoleina (60 mg l-1; la solución de apertura contenía, además, 100 g l-1 de sacarosa. Cuando se completó la apertura de la flor se evaluó tamaño, intensidad de color y vida en el vaso. El tamaño de la flor fue similar en invierno y verano en las varie dades Moresco, Golden Odino y Nov, sin embargo, en todas las variedades la vida en el vaso fue menor en verano. El agregado de sacarosa mejoró la aper tura, el tamaño de las flores e intensificó los colores en todas las variedades y estados de corte. La mayor calidad se logró combinando el agregado de saca rosa y la cosecha en estado 0 -1 en verano y 2 -3 en invierno.Early harvest and forced flower opening with sucrose addition in the preservative solution effects were evaluated during winter and summer, in Moresco, Mabel, Nov and Golden Odino carnation varieties. The flowers were harvested at five dif ferent stages of development: from tight flower buds to open flowers (state 0 to 4. Immediately, these were hydrated during 24 h using a silver thiosulfate solution (0,1 M at 2 ºC. Then, the flowers were treated with a preservative solution containing citric acid (500 mg l-1 and hydroxyquinoline citrate (60 mg l-1, with and without sucrose (100 g l-1. Petal color, vase life and flower size were evaluated when the full open flower stage was obtained. The flower size was similar during winter and summer in Moresco, Nov and Golden Odino, but the vase life was significantly reduced in the summer. The sucrose addition

  9. Cognitive-motivational determinants of fat food consumption in overweight and obese youngsters: the implicit association between fat food and arousal.

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    Craeynest, Mietje; Crombez, Geert; Koster, Ernst H W; Haerens, Leen; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse

    2008-09-01

    Cognitive-motivational accounts of fat food intake propose an association between fat food and action dispositions, which are according to the biphasic emotion theory of Lang [(1995). The emotion probe. Studies of motivation and attention. American Psychologist, 50, 372-385; Lang, P.J., Bradley, M.M., & Cuthbert, M.M. (1997). Motivated attention: Affect, activation and action. In P.J. Lang, R.F. Simons & M.T. Balaban (Eds.). Attention and orienting: Sensory and motivational processes (pp. 97-134). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.] characterized by high levels of arousal. In two experiments, this association was investigated in lean and overweight youngsters. In the first experiment, 29 overweight and 29 lean youngsters conducted two Implicit Association Tasks (IAT; Greenwald, A.G., McGhee, D.E., & Schwartz, J.L. (1998). Measuring individual differences in implicit cognition: The implicit association test. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1464-1480.). In a positive arousal IAT, implicit associations between fat vs. lean food, and high and low arousal words with a positive valence were assessed. In a negative arousal IAT, high and low arousal words with a negative valence were used. A second experiment was conducted to replicate Experiment 1 in 29 youngsters with severe obesity and 29 lean peers. The results revealed strong implicit associations between fat food and arousal in both the overweight and the control group. No differences were found between the groups, nor between the positive and the negative arousal task. These results are related to cognitive-motivational theories of fat food intake.

  10. Assessment of NASA Airborne Laser Altimetry Data Using Ground-Based GPS Data near Summit Station, Greenland

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    Brunt, Kelly M.; Hawley, Robert L.; Lutz, Eric R.; Studinger, Michael; Sonntag, John G.; Hofton, Michelle A.; Andrews, Lauren C.; Neumann, Thomas A.

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    A series of NASA airborne lidars have been used in support of satellite laser altimetry missions. These airbornelaser altimeters have been deployed for satellite instrument development, for spaceborne data validation, and to bridge the data gap between satellite missions. We used data from ground-based Global Positioning System (GPS) surveys of an 11 km long track near Summit Station, Greenland, to assess the surface elevation bias and measurement precision of three airborne laser altimeters including the Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM), the Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS), and the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL). Ground-based GPS data from the monthly ground-based traverses, which commenced in 2006, allowed for the assessment of nine airborne lidar surveys associated with ATM and LVIS between 2007 and 2016. Surface elevation biases for these altimeters over the flat, ice-sheet interior are less than 0.12 m, while assessments of measurement precision are 0.09 m or better. Ground-based GPS positions determined both with and without differential post-processing techniques provided internally consistent solutions. Results from the analyses of ground-based and airborne data provide validation strategy guidance for the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite 2 (ICESat-2) elevation and elevation-change data products.

  11. Simulation and Analysis of Icesat-2 Point Clouds

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    Kerekes, J. P.; Brown, S. D.; Zhang, J.; Yang, J.; Csatho, B. M.; Schenk, A. F.

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    The ATLAS instrument on the upcoming ICESat-2 mission contains a high-repetition rate micropulse laser and photon counting detectors for high sensitivity and dense along-track sampling. As evidenced by the airborne MABEL photon-counting system, the data collected by photon-counting detectors have substantial noise and will require considerable processing to accurately retrieve the surface elevation in many situations. To study the characteristics of these data and in support of pre-launch algorithm development, researchers at RIT have been generating simulated ATLAS point clouds using their DIRISG tool, a first-principles radiative transfer remote sensing data simulation package. Included in the simulated data are noise returns specified using pre-launch measurements of the flight detectors. These simulated data have been used to assess the accuracy of surface-finding algorithms and to study the anticipated elevation retrieval performance on complex snow and ice surfaces. This work has found single-track biases of up to 2 cm and error standard deviations of up to 10 cm on complex snow surfaces. Additionally, the research has shown quantitative sensitivity confirming smoother surfaces result in higher accuracy and a lower surface diffuse albedo result in a smaller bias.

  12. Gastrointestinal morphological alterations in obese rats kept under hypercaloric diets

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    Full Text Available Raphael Castiglioni Nascimento, Haryanne Mabel, Bruna Nunes Queiroz, Roberta ParesqueDepartamento de Ciências da Saúde, Centro Universitário Norte do Espírito Santo, São Mateus, ES, BrazilAbstract: Hypercaloric diets have been successfully used as experimental models of obesity. This work compared morphological characteristics of inferior gastrointestinal organs. The experiment lasted 10 weeks, during which the rats' food consumption, body weight, distance between the mouth and neck, distance between mouth and neck, distance between neck and tail, and abdominal circumference were evaluated weekly. After the sacrifice of the rats, 20 variables referring to inferior gastrointestinal morphology were assessed. The results comprised descriptive statistics of the data, analysis of main components, linear correlation, and t-tests. Significant differences were found between the two groups for the variables of abdominal circumference, retroperitoneal fat, ratio between retroperitoneal fat/animal weight, stomach weight, ratio between animal weight/intestine weight and mesentery/animal weight, length of small intestine, length of large intestine, and lateral line of the cecum. The data allow us to state that a hypercaloric diet can be responsible an increase in fat in the abdominal cavity as well as gastrointestinal morphological alterations, principally in stomach development. Keywords: gastrointestinal morphology; hypercaloric diet; diet-induced obesity

  13. Job satisfaction among Australian doctors: the use of latent class analysis.

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    Joyce, Catherine; Wang, Wei Chun

    2015-10-01

    To identify patterns of job satisfaction among Australian doctors using latent class analysis, and to determine the relationships of these patterns to personal and professional characteristics so as to improve satisfaction and minimize medical wastage. MABEL (Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life) data in 2011 were used. The study collected information on 5764 doctors about their job satisfaction, demographic characteristics, their health, country of medical training, opportunities for professional development and social interaction, taking time off work, views of patients' expectations, unpredictable working hours, hours worked per week, preference to reduce hours and intention to leave the medical workforce. Four latent classes of job satisfaction were identified: 5.8% had high job satisfaction; 19.4% had low satisfaction with working hours; 16.1% had high satisfaction with working hours but felt undervalued; and 6.5% had low job satisfaction. Low job satisfaction was associated with reporting poor health, having trained outside Australia, having poor opportunities for professional development and working longer hours. Low satisfaction was associated with a preference to reduce work hours and an intention to leave the medical workforce. To improve job satisfaction and minimize medical wastage, policies need to address needs of overseas trained doctors, provide continuing professional development and provide good health care for doctors. © The Author(s) 2015.

  14. Gender, culture, and astrophysical fieldwork: Elizabeth Campbell and the Lick Observatory-Crocker eclipse expeditions.

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    Pang, A. S.-K.

    The article is organized as follows. It begins with an overview of women in nineteenth-century American science. It then describes the culture of mountaintop observatories and life on Mount Hamilton. Elizabeth Campbell's unique role in the Crocker-Lick expeditions drew upon her equally unique role in the observatory, and also on the meaning given to women's work in general on the mountain. The bulk of the article focuses on the Campbells and their expeditions to India in 1898, Spain in 1905, and the South Pacific in 1908. The third section compares the Lick Observatory expeditions to those conducted by David Todd of Amherst College. Todd's wife, Mabel Loomis Todd, went into the field several times with her husband, but her place in the field was radically different from Elizabeth Campbell's, a difference that can be ascribed to a combination of local culture and personality. Finally, it compares American expeditions to British expeditions of the period, to see what the absence of British women on expeditions can tell us about the way national scientific styles and cultures affected gender roles in science.

  15. Changes in the Earth's largest surge glacier system from satellite and airborne altimetry and imagery

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    Trantow, T.; Herzfeld, U. C.

    2015-12-01

    The Bering-Bagley Glacier System (BBGS), Alaska, one of the largest ice systems outside of Greenland and Antarctica, has recently surged (2011-2013), providing a rare opportunity to study the surge phenomenon in a large and complex system. Understanding fast-flowing glaciers and accelerations in ice flow, of which surging is one type, is critical to understanding changes in the cryosphere and ultimately changes in sea level. It is important to distinguish between types of accelerations and their consequences, especially between reversible or quasi-cyclic and irreversible forms of glacial acceleration, but current icesheet models treat all accelerating ice identically. Additionally, the surge provides an exceptional opportunity to study the influence of surface roughness and water content on return signals of altimeter systems. In this presentation, we analyze radar and laser altimeter data from CryoSat-2, NASA's Operation IceBridge (OIB), the ICESat Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS), ICESat-2's predecessor the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), and airborne laser altimeter and imagery campaigns by our research group. These measurements are used to study elevation, elevation change and crevassing throughout the glacier system. Analysis of the imagery from our airborne campaigns provides comprehensive characterizations of the BBGS surface over the course of the surge. Results from the data analysis are compared to numerical modeling experiments.

  16. Kabbalah, Symbolism and Metaphysicsin Russian Freemasonry of the XVIII th–XIX th centuries

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    Yuriy Khalturin

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    Full Text Available Este trabajo considera algunas conexiones entre la Cábala y la masonería en Rusia como se refleja en los archivos del Departamento de Manuscritos de la Biblioteca Estatal Rusa (DMS RSL. El vínculo entre ellos se basa en la comprensión tanto de la Cabala yla masonería como la filosofía simbólica y “verdaderamente metafísica”. En el artículo se muestra cómo los masones rusos adoptaron doctrinas cabalísticas de Ein-Soph, Sephiroth, Adam Kadmon y los mezclan con la teoría del neoplatonismo de la emanación, elmisticismo cristiano apofática, la cosmovisión hermética, la alquimia y la sofilogíacristiana. Esta adaptación ecléctica se basa en la interpretación de estos símbolos masónicos como punto en un círculo, columnas Jaquín y Boaz, y la estrella flameante. El simbolismo masónico permitió la combinación de diferentes doctrinas esotéricas en una cosmovisión unificada para hacer símbolos masónicos más atractivos para la “medio educada” nobleza rusa.

  17. El análisis económico del derecho de autor y del copyright, un estudio del equilibrio entre los intereses público y privado

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    Ana María Pérez Gómez Tétrel

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    Full Text Available La propiedad intelectual ha sido concebida para responder, tanto a la necesidad de protección del autor de una obra del intelecto, como al beneficio que la sociedad pueda sacar del acceso a dichas creaciones intelectuales, generando así un equilibrio entre los diferentes actores. Los sistemas digitales de comunicación han puesto en jaque dicho equilibrio. Conviene preguntarse ¿es capaz la protección otorgada por el derecho a la creación intelectual, de establecer un equilibrio en las relaciones entre creador (autor y la sociedad (consumidor? ¿En qué medida el análisis económico comparado del derecho de autor y del copyright puede contribuir al modelo económico de este equilibrio? ¿Hasta qué punto, el rol desempeñado por las industrias de la comunicación está rompiendo este equilibrio? El objetivo de este artículo es analizar diversos aspectos del derecho de autor y del copyright, a la luz del análisis económico del derecho.

  18. El análisis económico del derecho de autor y del copyright, un estudio del equilibrio entre los intereses público y privado

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    Ana María Pérez Gómez Tétrel

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    Full Text Available La propiedad intelectual ha sido concebida para responder, tanto a la necesidad de protección del autor de una obra del intelecto, como al beneficio que la sociedad pueda sacar del acceso a dichas creaciones intelectuales, generando así un equilibrio entre los diferentes actores. Los sistemas digitales de comunicación han puesto en jaque dicho equilibrio. Conviene preguntarse ¿es capaz la protección otorgada por el derecho a la creación intelectual, de establecer un equilibrio en las relaciones entre creador (autor y la sociedad (consumidor? ¿En qué medida el análisis económico comparado del derecho de autor y del copyright puede contribuir al modelo económico de este equilibrio? ¿Hasta qué punto, el rol desempeñado por las industrias de la comunicación está rompiendo este equilibrio? El objetivo de este artículo es analizar diversos aspectos del derecho de autor y del copyright, a la luz del análisis económico del derecho.

  19. EXPRESSION OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ACCORDING TO EMIL JACQUES-DALCROZE'S METHOD

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    Full Text Available This article discusses the movement expression considering it a crucial element of Dalcroze’s Eurhythmics. At the beginning of the 20th century Emil Jaques-Dalcroze, who is regarded as the creator of Eyrhythmics, discovered that movement should be the basis for music education. The father of Eyrhythmics referred to a common human activity - movement - and by linking it with music, he laid the foundation of methodology of music education. Eurhythmics has become one of the popular methods of arts education but, first of all, a versatile system of music education, which allows acomplishement of true expression. The Dalcroze's approach to music education established the foundation of an understanding of music through movement-motion. Music expressed through the natural and simple language of human body's movements leads to a personal fuller experience of music through motion, enables a deeper feeling of music, a better understanding and discovering its beauty. Dalcroze considered that the qualities of music were fundamental forces in human life, and emphasized music’s connection to other arts, such as dance, drama, poetry, and particularly singing, which all are fundamental human activities involving movement, language and emotion.

  20. Desayuno con partículas la ciencia como nunca antes se ha contado

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    Tienes en las manos un ensayo sobre física cuántica, así es. Un momento, por favor, ¡espera! No dejes que eso te asuste y sueltes el libro de golpe. ¿Aceptarías una invitación a desayunar? Si aceptas esta proposición y te aventuras a navegar entre estas páginas, descubrirás un universo tan maravilloso como desconcertante. La teoría cuántica es una de las más bellas y asombrosas de la ciencia. Las reglas que sigue son alocadas en comparación con nuestro día a día. Son anti-intuitivas. Al adentrarnos en el mundo cuántico se ponen en jaque nuestras creencias sobre la realidad, también de nuestra realidad cotidiana. Sonia Fernández-Vidal, escritora y doctora en Física Cuántica, y Francesc Miralles, escritor y periodista, nos invitan a un divertido desayuno al que están invitadostambién asistirán Newton, Einstein, Heisenberg y otros famosos físicos de la historia. Entre magdalenas, donuts, café con leche y zumos de naranja, emprenderemos un fascinante y revelador viaje a los orígenes del...

  1. How I Lost My Mind and Found the Meaning of “Life”

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    Herb Koplowitz

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    Full Text Available By integrating philosophical rigor with practical examples and personal history and revelation, the author shares how he ended his quest to understand the concepts of life, mind, and soul and resolved the mind-body problem. The article relates the key insight garnered from Elliott Jaques that triggered a new, internally-consistent conceptual framework or paradigm. Founded on a unitary organism model of life, it replaced the mind-body-soul model. The logic of the new conceptual framework is developed through brief, methodical discussions that juxtapose choice and judgement with calculation, Newtonian physics, randomness, and self correction. The paper is grounded in the premise that our attempts to answer a question (e.g. "How do we think and judged?" are hindered by accepting an entity (e.g. mind whose only evidence is that the question exists. On that foundation, unitary arguments trace the author’s dissolution of concepts of mind, body, and soul and the spiritual. General implications of this framework are then applied to terminology and to the origin of life, abortion, and trading one duality for another. In relating some personal implications of this framework in daily life, the author makes the case for the value of simplicity in conceptual frameworks and the clarity that can result.

  2. Gobernabilidad Democrática Territorial para el Desarrollo Institucional: Una salida a la crisis de la categorización departamental y municipal en Colombia

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    Jahir Alexander Gutiérrez Ossa

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    Full Text Available Analizar el alcance del modelo de gobernabilidad democrática territorial en el desarrollo institucional de los departamentos y municipios en Colombia es el interés del escrito. El escenario de categorización territorial, con la consecuente pérdida de la misma, y el perentorio llamado para la búsqueda del saneamiento fiscal ha puesto en serios problemas la capacidad institucional de los entes territoriales. El análisis complejo, sistémico y lógico, permiten identificar las posibilidades que tienen los entes, para que logren recuperar algunos de los fundamentos del orden institucional, puestos en jaque por el escenario planteado. La expectativa radica en establecer las bases que deben tener los entes para superar el papel de administradores de recursos públicos a los que han sido dirigidos, por el de orientadores de su capacidad de gestión a través del orden institucional. Es crucial promover leyes de estabilidad institucional que complementen las dispuestas en economía.

  3. Variações sobre ver e não ver: dois relatos de casos

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    Marcia Oliveira Moraes

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    Full Text Available El artículo presenta dos informes de casos de discapacidad visual. Por un lado, hemos analizado el concepto de discapacidad que marca la modernidad occidental: lo que dice la discapacidad como una desviación. Por otro lado, hemos señalado que en la experiencia de las personas ciegas se mantienen otras formas de existir sin visión, lejos de los de déficit que marcan el pensamiento occidental. El análisis institucional es la herramienta teórico que nos permite analizar los conceptos en discussion. En los casos reportados se señalan los momentos de crisis que puso en jaque a la institución de discapacidade visual tal como la incapacidad y que producem nuevas formas de vivir a la falta de un sentido. El concepto de "subjetividad deficiente" se encuentra en análisis. Finalizamos señalando las vías para tratar la inclusión que apuntan a la problematisation de las nociones modernas de la discapacidad y que ponen de relieve las posibilidades de intervención en psicología capaces de potenciar la producción de nuevas formas de vida sin ver.

  4. y Boaventura de Sousa Santos

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    Ma. del Consuelo Chapela

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    Full Text Available En la exploración teórico-metodológica del vínculo universidad-sociedad convocamos a dos grandes pensadores: Jaques Derridá y Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Derridá y de Sousa Santos son pensadores preocupados por identificar formas de potenciar y lograr el pensamiento crítico necesario para lograr una "universidad sin condición", resistir a los poderes hegemónicos, y para proponer caminos de entendimiento y acción en la consecución de los ideales de la Universidad Pública aún en el contexto de sometimiento económico y político en el que se intenta colocarlas. Aunque pertenecientes a campos del saber y corrientes del pensamiento diferentes, sus visiones y propuestas son insumos necesarios para la reflexión sobre la formación, condición y posibilidad de los vínculos universidad-sociedad.

  5. Autores y Partícipes en el tráfico de sustancias ilícitas... ¿delincuentes o enemigos?

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    Christian Scheechler

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available El planteamiento teórico del alemán Günther Jakobs sobre el Derecho penal delenemigo ha sido analizado y criticado constantemente durante la última década.La utilización del concepto enemigo se ha generalizado en su uso, sin embargo,en muchas ocasiones este no es fi el a lo planteado por el autor. En específi co,cuando se aborda el macrotema del narcotráfi co, se considera a todos quienesparticipan en este mercado ilícito como enemigos, avalando un tratamiento dechoque que pone en jaque la protección de los derechos humanos. En las siguienteslíneas se intentará abordar conceptualmente la postura planteada porJakobs, para determinar si su noción de enemigo abarca a todos los partícipes deltráfi co de sustancias ilícitas o si bien corresponde hacer una o más diferenciaciones,con el objetivo de, dentro de la misma línea de pensamiento del alemán, yen sede político-criminal, darle un tratamiento diversos a quienes responden alos parámetros del concepto enemigo frente a quienes quedan al margen.

  6. Del sujeto de la verdad a la verdad del sujeto/From the subject of truth to the truth of the subject

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    Eric Ferdinando Passone

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo pretende introducir el análisis de los discursos, a partir de cuestionamientos sobre la verdad del sujeto del deseo y apuntar algunas de sus consecuencias, principalmente, en lo que respecta a la elaboración y diseño de políticas y programas educativos de atención y atendimiento infante-juvenil. Se aprovecha para presentar las dislocaciones del pensamiento de Jaques Lacan sobre la práctica psicoanalítica y la diferencia entre seguir los modelos y hacer de la diferencia un camino propio, la existencia. This essay aims at to introduce an analysis of discourses questioning about the truth of the subject’s desire, and also to point out some consequences, which are mainly in the elaboration and design of policies and educational programs attending to children. Furthermore, it’ll be presented Jack Lacan’s thought about psychoanalytic practice and the difference between following models and making own way for the existence, from its singularity.

  7. Juventud rebelde, campesinado indígena y la instalación del discurso de clases en los campos de Cautín. Movimiento Campesino Revolucionario. Chile, 1967-1973

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    Ovidio Cárcamo Hernández

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    Full Text Available El propósito de este artículo es analizar el itinerario seguido por algunos militantes del Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionaria (MIR, en el marco de la Reforma Agraria chilena entre 1967 y 1973, en la provincia de Cautín, en el surde Chile. Además buscamos describir el proceso de vinculación entre los militantes del MIR y el campesinado indígena, relación de la cual nació el Movimiento Campesino Revolucionario (MCR a fines de 1970, iniciándose así una importante embestida contra la gran propiedad agraria, que puso en jaque a los grupos patronales locales, por lo menos hasta el Golpe Militar de 1973. Por otra parte, hemos buscado caracterizar a aquellos jóvenes, mayoritariamente de la clase media urbana, cuya entrega permitió al MIR crear un frente de masas, poco común en la historia agraria de Chile.

  8. VII Curso práctico de iniciación a la osteosíntesis

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    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available ResumenDurante los próximos días 23 y 24 de mayo de 2008 la Sociedad Española de Traumatología y Ortopedia Veterinaria (SETOV va a celebrar en el Centro de Cirugía de Mínima Invasión Jesús Usón (CCMIJU de Cáceres el VIII Curso Práctico de Iniciación a la Osteosíntesis. Este curso será impartido por el Dr. Jaques Drapé, Director del Hospital Veterinario de Referencia en Traumatología de Burdeos (Francia y miembro de AO-Vet Francia, el Prof. Dr. Fidel San Román, Catedrático de Cirugía de la UCM y Presidente AO Vet España y el Prof. Dr. Josep de la Fuente, Presidente de la SETOV, profesor de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona y miembro de AO-Vet España.

  9. EXPRESSION OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ACCORDING TO EMIL JACQUES-DALCROZE'S METHOD

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    Anna Galikowska – Gajewska

    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available This article discusses the movement expression considering it a crucial element of Dalcroze’s Eurhythmics. At the beginning of the 20th century Emil Jaques-Dalcroze, who is regarded as the creator of Eyrhythmics, discovered that movement should be the basis for music education. The father of Eyrhythmics referred to a common human activity - movement - and by linking it with music, he laid the foundation of methodology of music education. Eurhythmics has become one of the popular methods of arts education but, first of all, a versatile system of music education, which allows acomplishement of true expression. The Dalcroze's approach to music education established the foundation of an understanding of music through movement-motion. Music expressed through the natural and simple language of human body's movements leads to a personal fuller experience of music through motion, enables a deeper feeling of music, a better understanding and discovering its beauty. Dalcroze considered that the qualities of music were fundamental forces in human life, and emphasized music’s connection to other arts, such as dance, drama, poetry, and particularly singing, which all are fundamental human activities involving movement, language and emotion.

  10. [Mobility and balance].

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    Schmitt, Katrin; Kressig, Reto W

    2008-08-01

    Quality of life is strongly associated with the mobility of elderly people. Falls often cause restricted mobility, a decline in activities of daily living and an increased risk of institutionalisation. Frailty, commonly associated with aging, is a biologic syndrome of decreased resistance to stressors, resulting from declines across multiple physiological systems. Changes in mobility and gait constitute part of the frailty syndrome. Since more than one third of persons over the age of 65 fall each year, prevention of falls is very important. Already while taking the patients' history special emphasis should be laid on matters associated with an increased risk of falling, such as the use of more than four medications. To assess mobility several brief tests exist (i.e. Timed up & go [17], Walking while Talking [20]) which immediately yield information regarding mobility and falling risk. Patients with poor performance on such tests or those with a history of several falls should undergo a spatio-temporal gait analysis in order to determine a possible cause as well as suitable interventions. Additionally, the objective measurement of temporo-spatial gait parameters under dual task conditions may detect deficits in cognitive function. Several interventions have been shown to have favourable effects on gait stability and the occurrence of falls. Proprioceptive problems can be partially compensated for by wearing special shoes. Also, different movement exercises such as Tai Chi Chuan, Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics and social dancing are associated with better balance and gait safety, and a reduction of falls.

  11. ¿Cómo hablar del cuerpo? o de un dualismo insostenible/How to speak about the body? or the untenable dualism

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    Adrián Francia Villalba

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo intenta subrayar el dualismo implícito en las conceptualizaciones freudianas sobre el cuerpo, a la vez que denuncia lo insostenible de dicho binarismo en las lecturas que algunos autores propician sobre el texto de Freud. Una idea recorre el artículo y es la de que solamente a partir del trinomio R. S. I. (Real, Simbólico e Imaginario introducido por Jaques Lacan en 1953 y formalizado en su seminario de 1974-75 en el anudamiento Borromeo, se estaría en condiciones de pensar desde otro paradigma que no implique el dualismo cartesiano, las cuestiones inherentes al cuerpo. The present work tries to underline the implicit dualism of Freud’s conceptualizations of the body, as he reported on about such untenable binarism in the interpretations some authors favoured on Freud’s text. The idea covers the article and is the one that from the R. S. I. (Real Symbolic and Imaginary trinomial, introduced by Jacques Lacan in 1953 and formalized in his 1974-75 seminar in the Borromeo’s statement, we can be in condition to think of another paradigm that does not imply the cartesian dualism, the inherent matters of the body.

  12. ARTE, DANÇA E POLÍTICA(S

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    Marina Souza Lobo Guzzo

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available O texto propõe-se a discutir a concepção política que atravessa os discursos da dança contemporânea, a partir da contextualização e exploração das noções de política e estética presentes principalmente no pensamento de Michel Foucault, Zygmunt Bauman e Jaques Rancière. São também trabalhadas a produção e as reflexões sobre o tema produzidas contemporaneamente no Brasil, em diálogo com as teorias expostas. Destaca-se a importância da resistência presente nas manifestações artísticas como designadora da relação íntima entre uma obra de arte e uma ideia política, possuidora de uma tensão fundamental entre duas formas de propor uma organização para o mundo, a dança e a política.

  13. La lectura de Foucault sobre El Príncipe de Maquiavelo. O el problema de la soberanía en la era de la gubernamentalidad

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    Rafael Silva Vega

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo aborda la pregunta sobre el fundamento y el papel de la soberanía en la era de la gubernamentalidad, formulada por Foucault en su ''Clase del 1 de febrero de 1978''. Se sostiene que la respuesta a esta pregunta puede encontrarse, paradójicamente, donde el autor francés se negó a encontrarla: en Maquiavelo. Para esto se hace una reconstrucción de la lectura que elaboró Michel Foucault sobre El Príncipe de Maquiavelo, precisando sus tesis y argumentos centrales sobre la soberanía y el arte de gobernar y, a partir de un enfoque ético-político y hermenéutico, se muestran los problemas de la interpretación de Foucault sobre El Príncipe, indicando que a partir de una lectura directa de Maquiavelo, él hubiese podido llegar más rápidamente a un tipo de historicismo político que pusiera en jaque la teoría de la soberanía elaborada por los teóricos del contrato y del liberalismo.

  14. Gobernabilidad universitaria: las primeras luchas por el cogobierno universitario en Colombia

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    Alvaro Acevedo Tarazona

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    Full Text Available Este artículo describe las primeras luchas estudiantiles en pro de la autonomía universitaria en Colombia. Evidencia que la búsqueda de un espacio legítimo en la estructura del gobierno universitario ha sido para el estudiantado colombiano un objetivo histórico. Sin duda, las acciones desarrolladas en los años setenta fueron importantes, pues pusieron en jaque al sistema universitario en su conjunto. Sin embargo, fue la generación de universitarios de la primera mitad del siglo XX la que sentó las bases de la lucha, al proponer que el cogobierno favorecería el alcance de mayores márgenes de autonomía universitaria. Se argumenta, entonces, que para los estudiantes de aquella generación la lucha por el cogobierno era indispensable para generar cambios sustanciales en un sistema universitario que se caracterizaba por su autoritarismo académico e institucional.

  15. Estamira, um itinerário // Estamira, an itinerary

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    Maria Elisa França Rocha

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    Full Text Available El artículo trátase de una reflexión sobre los conceptos de Jaques Lacan acerca de la Psicosis, basados en el testimonio grabado en película de una psicótica que vivía en el basurero mayor de la ciudad de Río de Janeiro. El habla de Estamira, así como su cotidiano fueron grabados durante tres años por el cineasta Marcos Prado y transformados en película premiada en varios festivales internacionales de cine. La autora ha identificado en este documento la teoría viva de Lacan al respecto de la estructura psicótica. Ha recorrido también a Freud, y al libro de Daniel Schreber con sus análisis posteriores. // This article is a reflection about Jacques Lacan's conceptions on Psychosis, based on a film reflecting the life of a psychotic woman who lived in the largest landfill in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The film, which tells the story of Estamira and her daily life, was filmed over three years by filmmaker Marcos Prado and won various awards at several international festivals. The author has identified in this document the living theory of Lacan on psychotic structure. She also covered Freud's work, as well as the subsequent analysis of Daniel Schreber.

  16. Análisis Comparativo: Contiendas electorales al Concejo de Medellín 1994-2011

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    Carlos Hernán González Parias

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    Full Text Available La reforma política-electoral del acto legislativo 001 del 2003, surge como respuesta a la debilidad institucional de los partidos, a la atomización de estas organizaciones y al sin número microempresas electorales existentes; generado entre otros motivos, por el constante descrédito y descontento de la ciudadanía en general hacia las organizaciones partidistas. Tal situación puso en jaque al sistema electoral y de representación en Colombia. Por lo tanto, la mencionada reforma es pensada con la finalidad de fortalecer los partidos políticos, eliminar las microempresas electorales y hacer más proporcional la distribución de cargos de elección popular. No obstante, tomando como objeto de estudio el Concejo de Medellín, se observa que si bien la reforma ha logrado parcialmente tales cometidos, también ha generado consecuencias negativas, igualmente graves de las que fue ideada.

  17. "Land of Volcanoes" workshop: a first step in Earth Sciences for "L'Alzina" Public School primary students (4-5 years old)

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    Cortés, Jordi; Geyer, Adelina; Díaz, Mabel

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    "Land of Volcanoes" is a scientific outreach workshop devised by Adelina Geyer, researcher of the Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera, ICTJA-CSIC. The workshop proposes an approximation to the world of volcanology through the explanation of different concepts related to these geological phenomena: its origin and its characteristics, magma eruptions and their associated hazards, etc. Over the last years, Geyer has developed the workshop in the context of different outreach activities for an audience formed, not only but mainly, by secondary school students. At the beginning of 2016, as a result of different informal contacts between ICTJA-CSIC Communication Unit and Mabel Díaz, teacher of the "L'Alzina" public school (Molins de Rei), arose the idea of developing Geyer's workshop in front of 26 students aged 4-5 years old, primary students. Díaz explains that it is "in the age ranged between 0 and 6 years when observation and hands-on activities are important elements of the learning process", although she adds that " primary students are usually not seen as potential audiences of this type of outreach activities and workshops". Díaz says that "Science is simple: it is about observing, asking questions and finding answers, the same that children, even the smallest, do constantly." Adelina Geyer accepted the challenge of conducting the "Land of Volcanoes" workshop in front of 4-5 year old children, although it was necessary to adapt its format and content to the new audience. Meanwhile, students prepared the session following the same process used in the project work system employed at the school and that started from two questions: "What do we know about volcanoes? What we want to know about them?" On June 3rd 2016, Adelina Geyer conducted "Land of Volcanoes" workshop at l'Alzina public school in front of a classroom of 4-5 years old students. The activity was divided in two parts with a total duration of 45 minutes: 1) Brief introductory talk: this part

  18. Levels of lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium in clays for oral use on the Dutch market and estimation of associated risks.

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    Reeuwijk, N M; Klerx, W N M; Kooijman, M; Hoogenboom, L A P; Rietjens, I M C M; Martena, M J

    2013-01-01

    Pregnant women in Africa, Asia and Suriname, and some immigrants in Western societies, traditionally consume clay products known by a variety of names such as mabele, calabash chalk, sikor and pimba. Furthermore, clay is used for health purposes in Western societies. Because certain clays can contain high levels of metals and metalloids, the aim of this study was to determine lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium in clay products for oral use available on the Dutch market. Traditional clays originating from Africa (n = 10) and Suriname (n = 26), and health clays (n = 27) were sampled from 2004 up to and including 2012. Total metal and metalloid contents were measured by ICP-MS and showed maximum levels of lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium of 99.7, 45.1, 2.2 and 0.75 mg kg⁻¹, respectively. In the absence of maximum limits for these type of clays, the potential exposure was estimated from the determined concentration, the estimated daily use level of the clays, and the estimated bioaccessibility of the different metals and arsenic. The intake estimates were compared with existing health-based guidance values. For lead, the use of 34 of the 36 traditional clays and two of the 27 health clays would result in intake levels exceeding the toxicological limit by up to 20-fold. Use of 15 of the 35 traditional clays and 11 of the 27 health clays would result in intake levels exceeding the toxicological limit for inorganic arsenic by up to 19-fold. Although limited bioaccessibility from the clay may limit the exposure and exceedance of the health-based guidance values, it was concluded that lead and arsenic intakes from some clay products could be of concern also because of their use by pregnant women and the potential developmental toxicity. As a result the use of these products, especially by pregnant women, should be discouraged.

  19. Buruli ulcer: wound care and rehabilitation

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    Full Text Available Michael Frimpong,1 Fred Stephen Sarfo,2 Mabel Sarpong Duah,1 Mark Wansbrough-Jones,3 Richard O Phillips2 1Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, 2Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; 3Institute for Infection and Immunity, St George’s University of London, London, UK Abstract: Buruli ulcer caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans is a neglected tropical disease characterized by extensive ulceration involving predominantly the upper and lower limbs of patients. The disease is common in rural tropical communities in West and Central Africa, where access to proper health care is limited. Pathogenesis of the characteristic painless ulcers is linked to the elaboration by M. ulcerans of a lipid toxin called mycolactone that has potent cytopathic, immunosuppressive, and analgesic effects on a host of cells in cutaneous tissues. Mycolactone is known to profoundly inhibit secretion of a plethora of proteins that are essential for wound healing. Even though a combination antibacterial therapy of streptomycin and rifampicin for 8 weeks is effective for treatment, it relies on good and appropriate wound management to prevent secondary bacterial infections and improve healing. Evidence-based interventions for wound care in Buruli ulcer disease are often lacking and have relied on expert advice and recommendations. Surgical interventions are limited to debridement of necrotic tissue and grafting of extensive ulcers, usually after antibiotic therapy. Patients’ rehabilitation is an important component of care to reduce disabilities associated with the disease and proper integration into the community after treatment. Keywords: Buruli ulcer, Mycobacterium ulcerans disease, Mycobacterium ulcerans, wound care, rehabilitation, disability

  20. Translations of Poems by Yang Lian

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    Mabel Lee

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Biographical note on Yang Lian Yang Lian grew up in Beijing and began to establish his credentials as a poet from 1979. His early collections in China include Ritualisation of the Soul (1985, Desolate Soul (1986, Yellow (1989 and his long poem Yi that was first published under the title Sun and Man (1991. His poetry began to appear in English translations by John Minford, Sean Golden and Alisa Joyce in the Hong Kong translation magazine Renditions (1983 and 1985. He travelled to Australia in 1988, and then to New Zealand in 1989. After the June 4 events in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, he sought and obtained New Zealand citizenship. In 1991 he relocated to London where he now lives. His poems, essays and criticism have been collected in Yang Lian’s Works, 1982–1997 (1998 in two volumes and amounting to over 1000 pages, and in Yang Lian’s New Works, 1998-2002 (2003. Yang Lian’s major collections in English include: Masks and Crocodile (1990, The Dead in Exile (1990 and Yi (2002, translated by Mabel Lee; Non-Person Singular (1996, Where the Sea Stands Still (1999, Notes of a Blissful Ghost (2002, Concentric Circles (2005, translated by Brian Holton; and Unreal City: A Chinese Poet in Auckland (2006, translated by Jacob Edmond and Hilary Chung. Selections of his poems have been translated in over thirty languages, and have enabled him to travel regularly to literary festivals all over the world. In 1999 he won the Flaiano International Prize for Poetry.

  1. Annual symposium on Frontiers in Science

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    Metzger, N.; Fulton, K.R.

    1998-12-31

    This final report summarizes activities conducted for the National Academy of Sciences' Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Science with support from the US Department of Energy for the period July 1, 1993 through May 31, 1998. During the report period, five Frontiers of Science symposia were held at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering. For each Symposium, an organizing committee appointed by the NAS President selected and planned the eight sessions for the Symposium and identified general participants for invitation by the NAS President. These Symposia accomplished their goal of bringing together outstanding younger (age 45 or less) scientists to hear presentations in disciplines outside their own and to discuss exciting advances and opportunities in their fields in a format that encourages, and allows adequate time for, informal one-on-one discussions among participants. Of the 458 younger scientists who participated, over a quarter (124) were women. Participant lists for all symposia (1993--1997) are attached. The scientific participants were leaders in basic research from academic, industrial, and federal laboratories in such disciplines as astronomy, astrophysics, atmospheric science, biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, computer science, earth sciences, engineering, genetics, material sciences, mathematics, microbiology, neuroscience, physics, and physiology. For each symposia, the 24 speakers and discussants on the program were urged to focus their presentations on current cutting-edge research in their field for a scientifically sophisticated but non-specialist audience, and to provide a sense of the experimental data--what is actually measured and seen in the various fields. They were also asked to address questions such as: What are the major research problems and unique tools in their field? What are the current limitations on advances as well as the frontiers? Speakers were asked to provide a

  2. THE NEW URBAN DESIGN – A SOCIAL THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE ?

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    Full Text Available Abstract Over the last ten years and 1000 pages of text, I outlined a unified field theory which I refer to as The New Urban Design. Possessing the same structure, the three books can be read in series or in parallel, and may best be described as a matrix of possibilities (Cuthbert 2003, 2006, 2011. In this paper I revisit some of the ideas in these texts that need to be more fully developed. Important among them are the undeniable effects of this new field for architecture and urban planning, and an expanded brief on the use of Marxian modes of production to support social analysis in these disciplines. From this perspective we can at least develop some truth as to the historical progress of urban form. In redefining urban design as an independent field, architecture and urban planning subsequently become different regions of thought from what they had previously entertained, namely during the period when they colonised urban design and shared the spoils between them. Extending this argument even further, it is clear that neither discipline, nor the resulting mainstream urban design (i.e. one produced by architects and planners - have had resort to a social theory of their own existence. All so called theories of architecture and urban planning, have failed with good reason. Architecture has relied almost exclusively on aesthetics and technology for its self awareness. Despite the fact that social theory began to penetrate planning theory in the 1970’s, this did not change the idea that planning can have no internally generated theory other than the trivial, since it is an epiphenomenon of the state. It is not an independent factor in urbanisation, and therefore can have no consciousness of its own that is any more than ideological in the Marxist use of the term. In conclusion, the paper suggests that if the weltanshuung of the New Urban Design is persuasive, this has wide ranging implications for education, practice and the development

  3. “Vive, Muere, Repite”: el blockbuster ante el desafío interactivo

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    Antonio LORIGUILLO-LÓPEZ

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    Full Text Available El atractivo interactivo de apps y videojuegos ha puesto en jaque la hegemonía de la industria cinematográfica en la escena del entretenimiento audiovisual contemporáneo. La amenaza de la interactividad no sólo ha afectado a los procesos más técnicos de producción y postproducción, sino que su influencia se deja notar en la narrativa del producto estrella del cine mainstream: el blockbuster de acción. Este artículo propone un acercamiento al maridaje de la poética del cine de acción contemporáneo con determinados rasgos de las mecánicas elementales de los videojuegos a colación de la peculiar forma narrativa de Al filo del mañana (Edge of Tomorrow, D. Liman, 2014: un bucle temporal que sus personajes se ven obligados a repetir ad nauseam. Como si de un videojuego se tratase, la reversibilidad de la muerte se convierte en requisito indispensable para la superación de un desafío narrativo que demanda la participación de la figura del espectador/usuario activo del entretenimiento digital contemporáneo. Las estrategias de asimilación de la forma del videojuego permiten comprobar que la línea de separación entre ambos sigue contando con una frontera insalvable por lo distinto de sus rasgos estructurales.

  4. Long-Term Exercise in Older Adults: 4-Year Outcomes of Music-Based Multitask Training

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    Herrmann, François R.; Fielding, Roger A.; Reid, Kieran F.; Rizzoli, René; Trombetti, Andrea

    2016-01-01

    Prospective controlled evidence supporting the efficacy of long-term exercise to prevent physical decline and reduce falls in old age is lacking. The present study aimed to assess the effects of long-term music-based multitask exercise (i.e., Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics) on physical function and fall risk in older adults. A 3-year follow-up extension of a 1-year randomized controlled trial (NCT01107288) was conducted in Geneva (Switzerland), in which 134 community-dwellers aged ≥65 years at increased risk of falls received a 6-month music-based multitask exercise program. Four years following original trial enrolment, 52 subjects (baseline mean ± SD age, 75 ± 8 years) who (i) have maintained exercise program participation through the 4-year follow-up visit (“long-term intervention group”, n = 23) or (ii) have discontinued participation following original trial completion (“control group”, n = 29) were studied. They were reassessed in a blind fashion, using the same procedures as at baseline. At 4 years, linear mixed-effects models showed significant gait (gait speed, P = 0.006) and balance (one-legged stance time, P = 0.015) improvements in the long-term intervention group, compared with the control group. Also, long-term intervention subjects did better on Timed Up & Go, Five-Times-Sit-to-Stand and handgrip strength tests, than controls (P < 0.05, for all comparisons). Furthermore, the exercise program reduced the risk of falling (relative risk, 0.69; 95 % confidence interval, 0.5–0.9; P = 0.008). These findings suggest that long-term maintenance of a music-based multitask exercise program is a promising strategy to prevent age-related physical decline in older adults. They also highlight the efficacy of sustained long-term adherence to exercise for falls prevention. PMID:25148876

  5. Sur le discours et l’histoire en foucault. Entretien avec Jacques Guilhaumou

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    Full Text Available Dans cet entretien inédit, Jaques Guilhaumou parle sur la question du discours et de l´histoire dans la pensée de Michel Foucault en regardant telles questions à partir du belvédère de l’Analyse du Discours selon la perception française. Il commence en présentant un panorama de ses travaux plus actuels et souligne ensuite le rôle décisif de Foucault dans le établissement de une nouvelle relation entre le discours et l´histoire. Dans cette direction, il donne des détails sur quelques influences épistémologiques de la pensée foucaultienne qui viennent surtout de Nietzsche et Koselleck. Comme un grand étudiant de la pensée marxiste, Guilhaumou parle aussi sur le concept de l´ideologie et ses plusières métamorphoses conceptuelles dans autres champs jusqu´au moment de parler sur la question du pouvoir. Il parle quand même sur la problématique de l´analyse des images dans l´Analyse du Discours, une question favorable pour beaucoup des analystes du discours qui s´occupent avec le syncrétisme sémiotique des ses objets dans l´actualité. Enfin, il indique l´existence de une théorie du discours diluée dans la pensée du philosophe.

  6. UNA REFLEXIÓN INTRODUCTORIA SOBRE LA NATURALEZA DE LA ACTUAL CRISIS GLOBAL Y LOS LÍMITES DEL CAPITALISMO

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    Henry Mora Jiménez

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumen La actual crisis económica mundial puede ciertamente caracterizarse como de carácter sistémico y global, conjugándose a la vez con una crisis de civilización que pone en jaque no solo al sistema económico, sino al sistema de vida. Que no se trata de una crisis cíclica más es un hecho reconocido, pero necesitamos precisar su carácter, al menos de manera inicial y preliminar. En este ensayo apoyamos la tesis de una crisis sistémica global (o civilizatoria, pero sin dejar de advertir que los fundamentos del capitalismo también están mostrando sus límites históricos y exacerbando las amenazas globales sobre las condiciones de existencia de la vida; sin que por ello se trate, necesariamente, de una crisis terminal; y tanto las opciones capitalistas como las postcapitalistas y las anticapitalistas están a la orden del día. Abstract The current global economic crisis can certainly be characterized as a systemic and global one, combined with a crisis of civilization that puts in check not only the economic system, but the whole system of life. That it is not a simple cyclical crisis is widely acknowledged, but we need to specify the nature of it, at least in an initial and preliminary manner. In this essay we support the thesis of a global systemic crisis, but still warned that the foundations of capitalism are also showing its historical limits and exacerbating the global threats on the conditions of existence of life without it is required of a terminal crisis, and both options capitalists, post-capitalist and anti-capitalists are on the agenda.

  7. [The influence of proprioceptive insoles (Bourdiol) on the sagittal curvature and inclination of the trunk].

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    Müller-Gliemann, C; Drerup, B; Osada, N; Wetz, H H

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    Proprioceptive insoles rely on the concept of Réné-Jaques Bourdiol, a French neurologist. The aim is to modulate plantar surface sensibility and to influence posture and statics of patients: it is hypothesized that the effect of modified afferent sensory input through proprioceptive stimulation of terminal muscle chains will have either a relaxing or stimulating effect on the whole body, which may be realized by affecting the posture. Small pads with a thickness of typically 1-3 mm are embedded into the insole to provide a specific stimulation. In fitting the insoles selectively to the individual patient the effect of the insoles on the trunk posture is taken as a feedback. This study investigates the influence of proprioceptive insoles on the sagittal curve in 20 selected patients. The protocol used a repeated measures research design. The measures of the sagittal curve were obtained using raster stereography. The four different conditions were: (1) barefoot, (2) convenient shoes without the insoles, (3) the same shoes with a placebo insole, and (4) the same shoes with neurological insoles. Evaluation of raster stereographs provided the kyphotic angle between T4 and T12 and lordotic angle between T12 and S1. Statistical evaluation was performed with the t-test for paired measurements. No significant differences were found in the sagittal profile. Only trunk inclination in normal posture was found to yield a significant difference (0.38 degrees) between placebo and neurological insoles. However, no clear statement on the efficiency of neurological insoles can be made.

  8. Long-term exercise in older adults: 4-year outcomes of music-based multitask training.

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    Hars, Mélany; Herrmann, François R; Fielding, Roger A; Reid, Kieran F; Rizzoli, René; Trombetti, Andrea

    2014-11-01

    Prospective controlled evidence supporting the efficacy of long-term exercise to prevent physical decline and reduce falls in old age is lacking. The present study aimed to assess the effects of long-term music-based multitask exercise (i.e., Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics) on physical function and fall risk in older adults. A 3-year follow-up extension of a 1-year randomized controlled trial (NCT01107288) was conducted in Geneva (Switzerland), in which 134 community-dwellers aged ≥65 years at increased risk of falls received a 6-month music-based multitask exercise program. Four years following original trial enrolment, 52 subjects (baseline mean ± SD age, 75 ± 8 years) who (i) have maintained exercise program participation through the 4-year follow-up visit ("long-term intervention group", n = 23) or (ii) have discontinued participation following original trial completion ("control group", n = 29) were studied. They were reassessed in a blind fashion, using the same procedures as at baseline. At 4 years, linear mixed-effects models showed significant gait (gait speed, P = 0.006) and balance (one-legged stance time, P = 0.015) improvements in the long-term intervention group, compared with the control group. Also, long-term intervention subjects did better on Timed Up & Go, Five-Times-Sit-to-Stand and handgrip strength tests, than controls (P < 0.05, for all comparisons). Furthermore, the exercise program reduced the risk of falling (relative risk, 0.69; 95% confidence interval, 0.5-0.9; P = 0.008). These findings suggest that long-term maintenance of a music-based multitask exercise program is a promising strategy to prevent age-related physical decline in older adults. They also highlight the efficacy of sustained long-term adherence to exercise for falls prevention.

  9. Laboratory review: the role of gait analysis in seniors' mobility and fall prevention.

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    Bridenbaugh, Stephanie A; Kressig, Reto W

    2011-01-01

    Walking is a complex motor task generally performed automatically by healthy adults. Yet, by the elderly, walking is often no longer performed automatically. Older adults require more attention for motor control while walking than younger adults. Falls, often with serious consequences, can be the result. Gait impairments are one of the biggest risk factors for falls. Several studies have identified changes in certain gait parameters as independent predictors of fall risk. Such gait changes are often too discrete to be detected by clinical observation alone. At the Basel Mobility Center, we employ the GAITRite electronic walkway system for spatial-temporal gait analysis. Although we have a large range of indications for gait analyses and several areas of clinical research, our focus is on the association between gait and cognition. Gait analysis with walking as a single-task condition alone is often insufficient to reveal underlying gait disorders present during normal, everyday activities. We use a dual-task paradigm, walking while simultaneously performing a second cognitive task, to assess the effects of divided attention on motor performance and gait control. Objective quantification of such clinically relevant gait changes is necessary to determine fall risk. Early detection of gait disorders and fall risk permits early intervention and, in the best-case scenario, fall prevention. We and others have shown that rhythmic movement training such as Jaques-Dalcroze eurhythmics, tai chi and social dancing can improve gait regularity and automaticity, thus increasing gait safety and reducing fall risk. Copyright © 2010 S. Karger AG, Basel.

  10. What is effective is fair Lo eficaz es justo

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    Full Text Available In this text, which comes from Chapter 3 of his book, Jacques Le Mouel completes the philosophical reflection about the entrepreneurial myth of effectiveness founded in the sophism: "What is effective is true. What is true is faie. Therefore, what is effective is fair". The fact that management is elevated to the category of paradigm for the economic model of Western society and the collapse of the economies of the East has led to neglect that, now, we ourselves are the modelo His analysis of the supposed neutrality of science and of the differences between ethics and morality, in the framework of the firm and its relations with society, lead him to conclude that it is not true that what is effective is fair, and that the firm cannot serve as a model for contemporary society, since the end does not justify the means.En este texto, que corresponde al capitulo 3 de su libro, Jaques Le Mouël completa la reflexión filosófica sobre el mito empresarial de la eficacia funadado en el sofisma: "Lo eficaz es verdadero. Lo verdadero es justo. Luego, lo eficaz es justo". El hecho de elevar la administración a la categoría de paradigma del modelo económico de la sociedad occidental y el hundimiento de las economías del Este han llevado a ignorar que, ahora, el modelo somos nosotros mismos. Su análisis de la pretendida neutralidad de la ciencia y las diferencias entre ética y moral, en el marco de la empresa y en sus relaciones con la sociedad, lo lleva a concluir que no es cierto que lo eficaz sea justo y que la empresa no puede servir de modelo a la sociedad contemporánea, pues el fin no justifica los medios.

  11. Vanguardias: institución y Representación en el Campo Cultural

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    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available [es] Este trabajo plantea, básicamente, la indagación sobre un momento determinado del Campo de Producción Cultural. Un momento que nos posibilitó la pregunta por algunos conceptos que aparecen viabilizados en la existencia de las vanguardias europeas de principios de siglo XX. Este período de la historia del arte puso en jaque la Representación y la Institución, sobre todo mediante las “tomas de posición” de aquellos grupos, presentes no sólo en las obras concretas, sino en sus producciones discursivas.En estas producciones nos centraremos, indagándolas a partir de la lectura de los manifiestos publicados por dichas vanguardias. De allí el intento de acercarnos a un momento que aparece como prólogo general a la problemática relación entre lenguaje, estética y representación en una forma de experiencia que para muchos puede ser denominada posmoderna. [en] This work basically raises inquiries about some concepts which appeared among the European avant gardes at the beginning of the 20th century. This period of the art history checkmated the Representation and the Institution, especially due to positions taken by the avant gardes, depicted not only on specific art works but in discourse production as well.Important emphasis will be put on this production scrutinizing the manifestos published by these groups of artists. Therefore, this attemp to approach a moment which seems to be a general prologue to the problematic relationship between language, aesthetics and representation that many people would call a postmodern experience.

  12. Editor's welcome, PORTAL, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2007

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    , translated by Mabel Lee (responsible for translating Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian’s novels Soul Mountain [2000] and One Man’s Bible [2002] into English. Paul Allatson, Chair, PORTAL Editorial Committee

  13. LAS TIC APLICACIONES A LA EDUCACIÓN: "EXPERIENCIAS EN EL SEMINARIO DE ORDENAMIENTO TERRITORIAL"

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    Nadia Celeste Zárate

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    Full Text Available Las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación (TIC abren caminos en nuevos espacios y ambientes de aprendizaje que complementan la formación presencial tradicional. En especial son de creciente interés aquellas que han incorporado de forma completa o parcial lo que se ha denominado e-Learning. Entendemos como e-Learning a: cualquier acción formativa (intencionada en la que los conocimientos y competencias se adquieren mediante diferentes tipos de interacciones (alumno-contenidos; alumnos-alumnos; alumno-formador; alumno-interface que se gestionan a través de recursos y espacios virtuales accesibles principalmente a través de Internet. El equipo de cátedra del Seminario de Ordenamiento Territorial, dirigido por la Prof. Mabel Alvarez, forma parte del proyecto “Plataforma e-Learning sobre Geoinformación”, identificado como PI605 en la UNPSJB, que está en actividad desde el año 2006 y cuyo Director es el Ing. Juan Carlos Usandivaras de la Universidad Nacional de la Plata. Los alumnos que cursan Ordenamiento Territorial presentan ciertas carencias para la realización de investigaciones educativas a través de Internet, como así también para identificar fuentes de información sobre temas específicos de sus campos de interés. Por tal motivo se han aplicado distintas modalidades de enseñanza - aprendizajeempleando TIC, para realizar búsquedas e investigaciones educativas a través de Internet. Se han empleado Comunidades Virtuales de aprendizaje para el contacto permanente entre los alumnos y el equipo de cátedra, como medio para la concreción de trabajos individuales, grupales y colaborativos en ambientes virtuales, a fin de de fortalecer a los alumnos en el uso y aplicación de estas nuevas tecnologías. En este trabajo se describen algunas de las actividades realizadas con énfasis en la relación docente alumno a través de las TIC y los resultados obtenidos, como así también mi experiencia personal como colaboradora

  14. Nature of association between rural background and practice location: A comparison of general practitioners and specialists

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    Full Text Available Abstract Background Rural and remote areas are characterised by a shortage of medical practitioners. Rural background has been shown to be a significant factor associated with medical graduates' intentions and decisions to practise within a rural area, though most studies have only used simple definitions of rural background and not previously looked at specialists. This paper aims to investigate in detail the nature of the association between rural background and practice location of Australian general practitioners (GPs and specialists Methods Data for 3156 GPs and 2425 specialists were obtained from the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL study. Data on the number of childhood years resident in a rural location and population size of their rural childhood location were matched against current practice location. Logistic regression modelling was used to calculate adjusted associations between doctors in rural practice and rural background, sex and age. Results GPs with at least 6 years of their childhood spent in a rural area were significantly more likely than those with 0-5 years in a rural area to be practising in a rural location (OR 2.28, 95% CI 1.69-3.08, whilst only specialists with at least 11 years rural background were significantly more likely to be practising in a rural location (OR 2.27, 95% CI 1.77-2.91. However, for doctors with a rural background, the size of the community that they grew up in was not significantly associated with the size of the community in which they currently practise. Both female GPs and female specialists are similarly much less likely to be practising in a rural location compared with males (GPs: OR 0.53, 95% CI 0.45-0.62. Conclusions This study elucidates the association between rural background and rural practice for both GPs and specialists. It follows that increased take-up of rural practice by new graduates requires an increased selection of students with strong rural

  15. 美容微创切口在腋臭根治中的应用%Application of Beauty Minimally Invasive Incision in the Treatment of Osmidrosis

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    李远兵

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    目的:探讨顺皮纹美容微创切口在腋臭根治术中的应用。方法:对10例腋臭患者实施腋臭根治术时,采取美容微创顺皮纹切口,术后观察治疗效果。结果:9例切口一类甲级愈合,切口瘢痕小,拆线时间平均为9d(7~12d),1例皮下积液、切口裂开伴感染使用美宝烧伤膏(每支装40g,北京光明中医烧伤创疡研究所研制生产,国药准字Z20000004)局部换药两周后创面愈合出现较大瘢痕,但瘢痕软、平,双上肢未见上举受限。结论:顺皮纹美容微创切口在腋臭根治术中的应用与传统腋皮切除术、激光治疗、超声波等治疗对比,前者具有不可比拟的优越性,值得在基层医院推广。%Objective:To explore the application of suitable dermatoglyph beauty minimally invasive incision in the treatment of osmidrosis. Methods:10 patients took the beauty of minimally invasive suitable dermatoglyph incision in the treatment of osmidrosis. Postoperative curative effect was observed. Results:9 cases had kind of first class incision healed, with small incision scar. The average time of taking out stitches was 9 days (7 to 12 days). 1 case with subcutaneous effusion, infection of incision dehiscence used Mabel burn ointment with topical treatment for two weeks. Big scar occurred but the scar was soft, smooth, without limited arm lift. Conclusion:Through comparing the dermatoglyph beauty of minimally invasive incision with the traditional axillary osmidrosis radical resection, laser treatment and ultrasonic treatment, the former has the incomparable superiority. So it is worth popularizing in basic-level hospitals.

  16. Long-term safety and efficacy of etanercept in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis

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    Full Text Available José Miguel Senabre-Gallego,1 Carlos Santos-Ramirez,2 Gregorio Santos-Soler,1 Esteban Salas-Heredia,1 Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo,3 Xavier Barber,4 José Rosas1 On behalf of the AIRE-MB group 1Rheumatology, Hospital Marina Baixa, Villajoyosa, 2Rheumatology, Hospital Marina Salud, Denia, 3INGENIO (Instituto de Gestión de la Inovación y del Conocimiento (CSIC [Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas]-UPV [Universidad Politécnica de Valencia], Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, 4CIO (Centro de Investigación Operativa-UMH (Universidad Miguel Hernández, Universidad Miguel Henández, Elche, Spain Abstract: To date, anti-tumor necrosis factor alfa (anti-TNF-α therapy is the only alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis. Etanercept is a soluble TNF receptor, with a mode of action and pharmacokinetics different to those of antibodies and distinctive efficacy and safety. Etanercept has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis, with or without radiographic sacroiliitis, and other manifestations of the disease, including peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, and psoriasis. Etanercept is not efficacious in inflammatory bowel disease, and its efficacy in the treatment of uveitis appears to be lower than that of other anti-TNF drugs. Studies of etanercept confirmed regression of bone edema on magnetic resonance imaging of the spine and sacroiliac joint, but failed to reduce radiographic progression, as do the other anti-TNF drugs. It seems that a proportion of patients remain in disease remission when the etanercept dose is reduced or administration intervals are extended. Etanercept is generally well tolerated with an acceptable safety profile in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis. The most common adverse effect of etanercept treatment is injection site reactions, which are generally self-limiting. Reactivation of tuberculosis, reactivation of

  17. Aspects of work-life balance of Australian general practitioners: determinants and possible consequences.

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    Shrestha, Durga; Joyce, Catherine M

    2011-01-01

    The Australian general practitioner (GP) workforce, especially younger generation GPs and female GPs, increasingly prioritises work-life balance (WLB). Good WLB is associated with decreased interest of medical students in general practice as a speciality choice as well as good health and wellbeing, and decisions of GPs to retire early. Therefore, understanding the role played by different factors in achieving WLB is crucial to ensure a sufficient GP workforce necessary to meet the rising demands of health care. There is a dearth of empirical, quantitative, large, population-based studies assessing the level of WLB in the Australian GP population as well as contributing and consequent factors. Our study fills this identified gap in the current literature. This study aimed to investigate the extent, determinants and possible consequences of WLB of Australian GPs. Data for this study come from the baseline cohort of the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) longitudinal, population-level survey. Questionnaires tailored specifically for GPs and GP registrars were sent to all clinically active GPs registered in the Australian Medical Publishing Co. (AMPCo) database (n=22137), with a choice of completing either a paper or online version. Data were collected between June and December 2008. STATA (10.0) was used for conducting weighted data analyses. Regression methods were applied for assessing the associations between dependent and independent variables. Of the 3906 GPs (17.6%) who responded, 53% reported that the balance between their personal and professional commitments was about right. Generation X GPs and females reported a better WLB than baby boomers and males respectively. However, those reporting good WLB also worked significantly fewer hours than those reporting poor WLB. GPs who reported good opportunities for leisure activities and perceived that they have good health also reported better WLB. Contrastingly, those reporting difficulty

  18. An innovative educational approach to professional development of medical laboratory scientists in Botswana

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    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Mabel KM Magowe,1 Jenny H Ledikwe,2,3 Ishmael Kasvosve,1 Robert Martin,2 Kabo Thankane,3 Bazghina-werq Semo2,31Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana; 2Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 3Botswana International Training and Education Center for Health, Gaborone, BotswanaPurpose: To address the shortage of laboratory scientists in Botswana, an innovative, one-year academic bridging program was initiated at the University of Botswana, to advance diploma-holding laboratory technicians towards becoming laboratory scientists holding Bachelor’s degrees. An evaluation was conducted, which described the outcomes of the program and the lessons learned from this novel approach to meeting human resource needs.Methods: This was a cross-sectional, mixed-methods evaluation. Qualitative interviews were conducted with graduates of the Bachelor of Science (BSc Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS bridging program, along with the graduates’ current supervisors, and key informants who were involved in program development or implementation. The quantitative data collected included a written questionnaire, completed by program graduates, with a retrospective pre-test/post-test survey of graduates’ confidence, in terms of key laboratory competencies.Results: The BSc MLS bridging program produced thirty-three laboratory scientists over 3 years. There was a significant increase in confidence among graduates, for specified competencies, after the program (P<0.05. Graduates reported acquiring new skills and, often, accepting new responsibilities at their former workplace, particularly in relationship to leadership and management. Five graduates enrolled in advanced degree programs. Most graduates assumed increased responsibility. However, only two graduates were promoted after completing the training program. The lessons learned include: the importance of stakeholder involvement, the need for

  19. Chinua Achebe's novel Things fall apart as a response to the negative portrayal of Africans

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    , and that of women, no less, which is only fully realized in Achebe’s last novel Th e Anthills of the Savanna. Many African women writers, including Flora Mwapa, Ama Ata Aidoo, Buchi Emecheta, Mariama Bâ, and Mabel Segun, later »corrected« Achebe’s representation of women.

  20. Fantasma, mito y dibujo en la enseñanza de Lacan // Phantom, myth and drawing in Lacan´s lessons

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    Nicolás Uribe Aramburo

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    Full Text Available El artículo aporta puntualizaciones al debate psicoanalítico sobre el valor simbólico del dibujo en la clínica a partir de la enseñanza de Jaques Lacan. En principio se muestran algunas de las principales correspondencias que Lacan establece entre los mitos de la humanidad y los conceptos de "mito individual del neurótico" y de "fantasma". Seguidamente se describen las posturas de este autor acerca de las funciones que tienen el significante, la palabra y lo simbólico en la construcción del fantasma, mostrando que para este autor las imágenes también pueden comportar una función significante que favorece el tránsito entre lo imaginario y lo simbólico. A partir de este recorrido por la enseñanza de Lacan se cuestiona la idea de que las imágenes solo pertenecen al registro de lo imaginario, pues con base en esta idea desde algunas posturas se tiende a restringir el trabajo clínico al uso de la palabra, excluyendo de forma indirecta el uso de otros medios simbólicos tales como el dibujo, punto de vista que resulta controvertido en el ensayo. Finalmente se presentan las principales ideas de Lacan sobre la función significante y simbólica de la imagen y más específicamente del dibujo en la construcción del fantasma. // This article provides detailed explanations to the psychoanalytical debate about the symbolic value of the drawing in the clinical institution from Lacan lessons. First, some of the main relations where Lacan establishes associations between the human myths and concepts of "neurotic individual myth" and "phantom" are shown. Next the author's postures about the functions meaning, word, and symbolic have in phantom construction are described, showing the images also can symbolize for the author a meaningful function that favor traffic between imaginary and symbolic. After the study of these Lacan lessons the idea that images are only part of the imaginary record is questioned, based on this idea from some postures

  1. La Cuadrilla de Punata. Un caso de bandolerismo político en Cochabamba a fines del siglo XIX

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    Full Text Available El artículo aborda los orígenes, las andanzas y el ocaso de una organización criminal boliviana denominada “la cuadrilla de Punata”: un clan familiar que trabajaba para los gobiernos conservadores de fines del siglo XIX mediante redes clientelares de las que formaban parte no pocos policías. En un momento la banda puso en jaque al gobierno de Severo Fernández Alonso y se convirtió en un asunto de Estado, pese a lo cual esta organización jamás ha sido investigada y su historia permaneció hasta hoy sepultada en los archivos. Por otra parte, a través de la saga de la cuadrilla de Punata pueden conocerse un conjunto de temas inexplorados en la historiografía cochabambina: los nexos entre el crimen, la política y el poder policial, el tratamiento periodístico de la delincuencia y las pugnas entre liberales y conservadores en la antesala de la Guerra Federal. Finalmente el artículo propone también una interpretación original del fenómeno del bandolerismo político.   This article discusses the origins, undertakings and decline of a Bolivian criminal organization called the "Punata Gang": a family clan that worked for the conservative governments of the late nineteenth century through patronage networks, of which more than a few policemen partook. At one point, the gang threatened the government of Severo Fernández Alonso and the issue became a State affair. In spite of that, the organization was never investigated and its history has remained until today buried in the archives. Moreover, by looking at the Punata Gang’s saga this paper addresses a series of topics yet to be explored in the Cochabamba historiography: the relation between crime, politics and police power; the press coverage of delinquency; and the conflicts between liberals and conservatives on the verge of the Federal War. Finally, this article further proposes an original interpretation of the phenomenon of political banditry.

  2. Correlated carbon and oxygen isotope signatures in eclogitic diamonds with coesite inclusions: A SIMS investigation of diamonds from Guaniamo, Argyle and Orapa mines

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    Schulze, D. J.; Page, Z.; Harte, B.; Valley, J.; Channer, D.; Jaques, L.

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    Using ion microprobes and secondary-ion mass spectrometry we have analyzed the carbon and oxygen isotopic composition of eclogite-suite diamonds and their coesite inclusions, respectively, from three suites of diamonds of Proterozoic age. Extremely high (for the mantle) oxygen isotope values (delta 18O of +10.2 to +16.9 per mil VSMOW) are preserved in coesites included in eclogitic diamonds from Guaniamo, Venezuela (Schulze et al., Nature, 2003), providing compelling evidence for an origin of their eclogite hosts by subduction of sea water altered ocean floor basalts. In situ SIMS analyses of their host diamonds yield carbon isotope values (delta 13C) of -12 to -18 per mil PDB. SIMS analyses of coesite inclusions from Argyle, Australia diamonds previously analyzed by combustion methods for d13C composition (Jaques et al., Proc. 4th Kimb. Conf, 1989), also yield anomalously high d18O values (+6.8 to +16.0 per mil VSMOW), that correlate with the anomalously low carbon isotope values (-10.3 to -14.1 per mil PDB). One coesite-bearing diamond from Orapa, Botswana analyzed in situ by SIMS has a d18O value of the coesite of +8.5 per mil VSMOW and a d13C value of the adjacent diamond host of -9.0 per mil PDB. A second Orapa stone has a SIMS carbon isotope compositional range of d13C = -14 to -16 per mil PDB, but the coesite is too small for ion probe analysis. At each of these localities, carbon isotope values of coesite-bearing diamonds that are lower than typical of mantle carbon are correlated with oxygen isotope compositions of included coesites that are substantially above the common mantle oxygen isotope range. Such results are not in accord with diamond genesis models involving formation of eclogitic diamonds from igneous melts undergoing fractionation in the mantle or by crystallization from primordial inhomogeneities in Earth's mantle. By analogy with the oxygen isotope compositions of altered ocean floor basalts and Alpine (subduction zone) eclogites they are

  3. Thermal evolution of the central Halls Creek Orogen, northern Australia

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    Bodorkos, S.; Cawood, P.A. [Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA (Australia). Tectonics Special Research Centre, School of Applied Geology; Oliver, N.H.S. [James Cook University, Townsville, QLD (Australia). Economic Geology Research Unit, School of Earth Sciences

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    . Protoliths to the Tickalara Metamorphics were relatively cold ({approx}350degC) when intruded by the Fletcher Creek Granite at ca 1850 Ma. but were subsequently heated rapidly to 700-800degC during peak metamorphism at ca 1845 Ma. Repeated injection of mafic magmas caused multiple remelting of the metasedimentary wall rocks, with mappable increases in leucosome volume that show a strong spatial relationship to these intrusives. This mafic igneous activity prolonged the elevated geotherm and ensured that the rocks remained very hot ({>=}650degC) for at least 10 million years. The Mabel Downs Tonalite was emplaced during amphibolite facies metamorphism, with intrusion commencing at ca 1835 Ma. Its compositional heterogeneity, and the presence of mutual cross-cutting relations between ductile shear zones and multiple injections of mingled magma suggest that it was emplaced syn-D{sub 3}. Broad-scale folding attributable to F{sub 4} was accompanied by widespread intrusion of granitoids, and F{sub 4} fold limbs are truncated by large, mostly brittle retrograde S{sub 4} shear zones. Copyright (1999) Blackwell Science Pty Ltd 41 refs., 10 figs.

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    -colagem" no jornalismo impresso e Francisco Pimenta, no seu artigo "Redes multicódigos: possibilidades semióticas para o ativismo global", o alcance dos suportes hipermídias.Os argentinos José Luiz Caivano e Mabel A. López, no artigo "Retórica del negro, blanco y rojo: razonabilidad y estética para persuadir con imágenes visuales", vinculam as imagens visuais às técnicas retóricas e às práticas persuasivas. Por fim, Michael Hanke, em "Signos, comunicação e mundo da vida: a abordagem sócio-fenomenológica da semiótica de Alfred Schütz", procura chamar a atenção para a importância da relação entre semiótica e comunicação.

  5. Evaluation, Proposed Solution and Current Status of the Crater Lake Breakout Problem, Mount Pinatubo, Philippines

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    Bornas, M. A.

    2001-12-01

    as 70 men with picks and shovels, and the specter of a wholly uncontrolled breach through the most erodible debris was averted. Early flow through the spillway was gentle and evacuees quickly returned home. However, 10-15 m of poorly indurated breccia still remains, lake level is still rising slowly, and we are watching to see whether outflow after heavy rains will armor the spillway or catastrophically erode the remaining dam. Insufficient communication between scientists and engineers led DPWH to design for less scouring than expected by PHIVOLCS, and politics and liability concerns at several levels halted digging before the trench could be deepened and outflow increased. Perhaps this is just as well. An inherent conflict arose between short- and long-term risk mitigation. Short-term risk was minimized; long-term risk was reduced but remains a concern. Complete breaching of the dam and thus elimination of long-term risk would have sharply increased short-term risk to Botolan. *Quick Response Team Members: Mabel Abigania, Rene Arante, Onie Arboleda, Maricar Arpa, Mariton Bornas, Edwin dela Cruz, Jojo Cordon, Toti Corpuz, Art Daag, Elmer Gabinete, Del Garcia, Lito Gelido, Lito de Guzman, Sheila Insauriga, Dindo Javier, Rudy Lacson, Bong Luis, Rey Lumbang, Danny Martinez, Mylene Martinez-Villegas, Chris Newhall, Jed Paladio-Melosantos, Mel Pagtalunan, Myla Panol, Jack Puertollano, Raymundo Punongbayan, Gina Quiambao, Andoy Ramos, July Sabit, Noli Sexon, Jimmy Sincioco, Opet Villacorte.

  6. Alcance e valor do nome-do-pai atualmente: algumas considerações Alcance y valor del nombre-del-padre actualmente: algunas consideraciones Reach and value of name-of-the-father nowadays: some considerations

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    Full Text Available O objetivo desse artigo é discutir o alcance do conceito de Nome-do-Pai atualmente. No primeiro ensino de Lacan tal conceito era considerado o pilar fundamental do diagnóstico, pois sua presença ou ausência eram decisivas para estabelecer a diferença estrutural entre neurose e psicose, porém hoje em dia o Nome-do-Pai vem sofrendo ataques a partir de três vertentes - a teórica, a clínica e a sociológica - gerando no movimento analítico dúvidas quanto a sua validade e colocando em xeque a relevância da distinção estrutural. As três fontes que colocariam o conceito sob suspeita seriam: o último ensino de Lacan, que pluralizou os Nomes-do-Pai; a emergência dos novos sintomas, que desafiam um diagnóstico estrutural preciso; e a decadência das figuras de autoridade no mundo social. O artigo busca responder a algumas dessas críticas, defendendo a importância do conceito de Nome-do-Pai, embora restrinja seu domínio de validade.El objetivo de este artículo es discutir el alcance del concepto de Nombre-del-padre actualmente. En la primera enseñanza de Lacan este concepto era considerado el pilar fundamental del diagnóstico, ya que su presencia o ausencia eran decisivas para establecer la diferencia estructural entre neurosis y psicosis. Sin embargo, hoy en día el Nombre-del-padre ha sufrido ataques desde tres vertientes (teórica, clínica y sociológica, generando en el movimiento analítico dudas en cuanto a su validez y poniendo en jaque la relevancia de la distinción estructural. Las tres fuentes poniendo el concepto bajo sospecha serían: la última enseñanza de Lacan, que pluralizó los nombres-del-padre; la emergencia de los nuevos síntomas, los cuales desafían un diagnóstico estructural preciso; y la decadencia de las figuras de autoridad en el mundo social. El artículo busca contestar a algunas de esas críticas, en defensa de la importancia del concepto de Nombre-de-padre, aunque limitando su dominio de validez

  7. Vaticano II, cincuenta años después (Vatican II, fifty years later - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2011v9n24p1207

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    Full Text Available ResumenEl artículo parte de una situación que tendrá gran importancia para la posterior evolución del Concilio en la Iglesia: la existencia de una minoría conciliar conservadora, representada por la Curia Romana, estratégicamente presente en las comisiones preparatorias. De las tensiones entre renovadores y conservadores, resultaron documentos ambiguos, anunciando temas nuevos, a los que se contraponían viejas facetas de la tradición papal. Paralelamente a lo que el Concilio representó en términos de renovación de la Iglesia, el artículo traza el perfil de otro cambio ocurrido en la historia do Occidente: la revolución cultural, simbólicamente representada por 1968. Esta significó la crítica radical a todas las instituciones establecidas y de todos los sistemas de autoridad. Con relación a la Iglesia, la revolución cultural (marcada, entre otras cosas, por el descubrimiento de la píldora anticonceptiva y por la explosión feminista puso en jaque sus dogmas y valores. Concomitantemente, los cambios en el modo de producción capitalista caminaban en dirección a la desvalorización del trabajo y a la exacerbación del consumo. En crisis y desprestigiada por el  impacto de los cambios culturales, la Iglesia reaccionó con el “retorno a la grande disciplina”. En América Latina, donde la recepción del Concilio prometía frutos auspiciosos, quedan tímidas reformas. Frente a todo esto, la reflexión propuesta por el artículo señala caminos de esperanza para la vivencia de la fe.Palabras Clave: Iglesia. Concilio Vaticano II. Curia Romano. Revolución cultural. 1968. AbstractThis article starts from a situation of great importance in the subsequent evolution of the Council within the Church: the existence of conservative minority represented by the Roman Curia, strategically present within the preparatory commissions. Tensions between reformers and conservatives led to ambiguous documents and announced new issues to which

  8. Meta-avaliação: das abordagens às possibilidades de aplicação Metaevaluación: de los abordajes a las posibilidades de aplicación Metaevaluation: from approaches to possibilities of application

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    Full Text Available Dada a importância de seus resultados, projetos, programas e serviços dirigidos a diferentes segmentos da sociedade têm sido acompanhados por avaliações que buscam revelar se houve o alcance da desejada qualidade. No entanto, a condução adequada dessas avaliações pode ser posta em cheque, isto é, verificada por meio de meta-avaliações. Meta-avaliação foi definida como a avaliação de uma avaliação. Assim, o presente artigo apresenta algumas abordagens que representam a contribuição de diversos autores para a realização de meta-avaliações. São abordagens aplicáveis a meta-avaliações somativas e formativas. Algumas indicações de meta-avaliações já desenvolvidas fazem parte do artigo, que destaca as possibilidades de utilização da última versão publicada dos padrões internacionais de avaliação, do Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation.Dada la importancia de sus resultados, proyectos, programas y servicios dirigidos a diferentes segmentos de la sociedad han debido estar acompañados por evaluaciones que tratan de revelar si se alcanzó la calidad deseada. Aunque las metaevaluaciones han tenido una correcta conducción, ésta puede ser puesta en jaque, es decir, se puede verificar por medio de metaevaluaciones. Es bueno recordar que se definió la metaevaluación como la evaluación de una evaluación. Este artículo presenta algunos abordajes que representan la contribución de diversos autores para la realización de metaevaluaciones. Dichos abordajes se aplican a metaevaluaciones sumativas y formativas. Algunas indicaciones de las metaevaluaciones ya desarrolladas integran este artículo, que pone de relieve las posibilidades de utilización de la última versión publicada de los modelos internacionales de evaluación, del Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluations.Given the importance of their results, projects, programs and services aimed at different segments of society

  9. Análisis del Acuerdo Humanitario como Alternativa de Negociación para lograr la Libertad de los Secuestados Políticos en Colombia

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    Adicional a los Convenios de Ginebra, la normatividad internacional de los Derechos Humanos y la Constitución Política colombiana.En relación con éste último tema la investigación aborda lo que fue la Operación Jaque, a través de la cual el Ejército recuperó la libertad de la ex candidata presidencial Ingrid Betancourt, tres norteamericanos y once miembros de la Fuerza Pública.También se presenta un análisis de lo que ha sido la posición del gobierno del Presidente Uribe en relación con el Acuerdo Humanitario y la liberación de las personas secuestradas con fines políticos, muchas de ellas con más de diez años de cautiverio, así como la campaña de los familiares por lograr la libertad de sus seres queridos.

  10. An empirical method for calculating melt compositions produced beneath mid-ocean ridges: Application for axis and off-axis (seamounts) melting

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    Niu, Yaoling; Batiza, Rodey

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    We present a new method for calculating the major element compositions of primary melts parental to mid-ocean ridge basalt (MORB). This model is based on the experimental data of Jaques and Green (1980), Falloon et al. (1988), and Falloon and Green (1987, 1988) which are ideal for this purpose. Our method is empirical and employs solid-liquid partition coefficients (Di) from the experiments. We empirically determine Di = ƒ(P,F) and use this to calculate melt compositions produced by decompression-induced melting along an adiabat (column melting). Results indicate that most MORBs can be generated by 10-20% partial melting at initial pressures (P0) of 12-21 kbar. Our primary MORB melts have MgO = 10-12 wt %. We fractionate these at low pressure to an MgO content of 8.0 wt % in order to interpret natural MORB liquids. This model allows us to calculate Po, Pƒ, To, Tƒ, and F for natural MORB melts. We apply the model to interpret MORB compositions and mantle upwelling patterns beneath a fast ridge (East Pacific Rise (EPR)8°N to 14°N), a slow ridge (mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) at 26°S), and seamounts near the EPR (Lament seamount chain). We find mantle temperature differences of up to 50°-60°C over distances of 30-50 km both across axis and along axis at the EPR. We propose that these are due to upward mantle flow in a weakly conductive (versus adiabatic) temperature gradient. We suggest that the EPR is fed by a wide (-100 km) zone of upwelling due to plate separation but has a central core of faster buoyant flow. An along-axis thermal dome between the Siqueiros transform and the 11°45' Overlapping Spreading center (OSC) may represent such an upwelling; however, in general there is a poor correlation between mantle temperature, topography, and the segmentation pattern at the EPR. For the Lament seamounts we find regular across-axis changes in Po and F suggesting that the melt zone pinches out off axis. This observation supports the idea that the EPR is fed by a

  11. An empirical method for calculating melt compositions produced beneath mid-ocean ridges: for axis and off-axis (seamounts) melting application

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    Batiza, Rodey

    1991-12-01

    We present a new method for calculating the major element compositions of primary melts parental to mid-ocean ridge basalt (MORB). This model is based on the experimental data of Jaques and Green (1980), Falloon et al. (1988), and Falloon and Green (1987, 1988) which are ideal for this purpose. Our method is empirical and employs solid-liquid partition coefficients (Di) from the experiments. We empirically determine Di=f(P,F) and use this to calculate melt compositions produced by decompression-induced melting along an adiabat (column melting). Results indicate that most MORBs can be generated by 10-20% partial melting at initial pressures (P0) of 12-21 kbar. Our primary MORB melts have MgO=10-12 wt %. We fractionate these at low pressure to an MgO content of 8.0 wt% in order to interpret natural MORB liquids. This model allows us to calculate Po, Pf, To, Tf, and F for natural MORB melts. We apply the model to interpret MORB compositions and mantle upwelling patterns beneath a fast ridge (East Pacific Rise (EPR) 8°N to 14°N), a slow ridge (mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) at 26°S), and seamounts near the EPR (Lamont seamount chain). We find mantle temperature differences of up to 50°-60°C over distances of 30-50 km both across axis and along axis at the EPR. We propose that these are due to upward mantle flow in a weakly conductive (versus adiabatic) temperature gradient. We suggest that the EPR is fed by a wide (~100 km) zone of upwelling due to plate separation but has a central core of faster buoyant flow. An along-axis thermal dome between the Siqueiros transform and the 11°45' Overlapping Spreading Center (OSC) may represent such an upwelling; however, in general there is a poor correlation between mantle temperature, topography, and the segmentation pattern at the EPR. For the Lamont seamounts we find regular across-axis changes in Po and F suggesting that the melt zone pinches out off axis. This observation supports the idea that the EPR is fed by a broad

  12. EDITORIAL

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    Gusti Ayu Made Suartika

    2014-07-01

    -topik tertentu, dan lain-lain yang dipandang oleh penulis telah terlalaikan atau dimisinterprestasikan (1000-2000 kata. Ketiga, review terhadap artikel yang tidak hanya mereview buku tertentu, tetapi melingkup juga sejarah, dampak, buku-buku yang memiliki kemiripan, kritik terhadap teori (2000-3000 kata. Melalui kesempatan ini, kami ucapkan selamat bergabung kepada anggota Dewan Editor Jurnal Ruang-Space. Terima kasih yang sedalam-dalamnya kami sampaikan kepada Ibu dan Bapak Anggota Dewan Editor atas kesediaannya untuk berpartisipasi dalam publikasi ini. Kami berharap, melalui dukungan Ibu dan Bapak, Jurnal Ruang-Space akan mencapai misinya untuk berperan sebagai media komunikasi bagi pemikiran-pemikiran baru serta hasil-hasil studi di bidang lingkungan terbangun. Anggota Dewan Editor Jurnal Ruang-Space memiliki latar belakang kepakaran yang beragam dan telah memiliki pengakuan di bidangnya masing-masing. Ini melingkup kepakaran di bidang rancang bangun, pembangunan dan perencanaan, perancangan kota, politikal ekonomi, sosiologi, sejarah dan antrofologi. Edisi perdana Jurnal Ruang-Space diawali dengan artikel yang dikontribuskan oleh  Profesor Alexander Cuthbert (UNSW, Australia, salah satu guru besar tamu di Universitas Udayana. Artikel pertama ini mempersonifikasikan beberapa aspek dari permasalahan yang dihadapi dalam perancangan kota, dengan menawarkan sebuah pendekatan teoritis baru. Tulisan ini memandang bahwa estetika dan interprestasi terhadap budaya di bidang arsitektur bisa dilihat melalui kacamata teori-teori sosial. Artikel kedua ditulis Ni Made Dhina Avianthi Irawan, salah seorang staf Kementrian Pekerjaan Umum Bali di bidang Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan. Dhina membahas tentang pembangunan citra Kota Blahkiuh berdasarkan pengalaman serta pandangan masyarakat pengamat perkembangan kota. Blahkiuh merupakan salah satu contoh kota golongan IV di Bali. Tulisan ketiga disajikan oleh Ni Made Emmi Nutrisia Dewi, salah satu staf pengajar dari Sekolah Tinggi Desain, Bali

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    gratefully thank for their participation. We hope that with your support, this journal will achieve its mission to be a medium for communication for new thoughts and study findings in the area of the built environment. Our editorial board includes experts in a variety of fields dealing with the built environment, individuals who have attained great respect in their diverse disciplines, including architecture, urban planning, urban design, political economy, sociology, sustainability, anthropology and history. This first Volume and first issue is opened by Professor Cuthbert who is a distinguished Visiting Professor at our University (Guru Besar Tamu, whose work has had international acclaim in the area of urban design. His article personifies many of the above qualities by offering a new theoretical framework for urban design from within the realm of social theory that he suggests can replace aesthetic and ‘cultural’ interpretations of architecture. This is followed by the second article written by Ni Made Dhina Avianthi Irawan, a civil servant of Ministry of Public Works, Department of Building and Environment in Bali. Dhina discusses the development of Blahkiuh image based on observers experiences and perception. Blahkiuh is classified as a city of class IV status in Bali. The third paper is authored by Ni Made Emmi Nutrisia Dewi, an academic of the Design Institute of Bali. Emmi’s article studies the use of communal spaces of Pedungan Village (Denpasar, and the changes and factors behind them. The fourth article is written by I Made Wirata, a professional architect, and Ngakan Putu Sueca (Professor in the Department of Architecture, Udayana University. It discusses concepts behind the Sasak houses of Segenter Village, North of Lombok. The uniqueness of these settlements is the layout of spaces that relies heavily on the placement of doors and the bale sakanem (building with six structural columns. The fifth article is authored by Dinar Sukma Pramesti, a professional

  14. Comparative Study of Sustained Attentional Bias on Emotional Processing in ADHD Children to Pictures with Eye-Tracking

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    School Performance. Journal of School Psychology 2002;40(3:259-283.15. Douglas VI. Stop, look and listen: The problem of sustained attention and impulse control in hyperactive and normal children. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement. 1972; 4(4:259.16. Lang P, Bradley M, Cuthbert B. International affective picture system (IAPS: Technical manual and affective ratings. NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, 1997.17. Watts SE, Weems . CF. Associations among selective attention, memory bias, cognitive errors and symptoms of anxiety in youth. Journal of abnormal child psychology 2006; 34(6:838-849.18. Nummenmaa L, Hyo¨na J, Calvo MG. Eye Movement Assessment of Selective Attentional Capture by Emotional Pictures. Emotion 2006; 6(2:257-268.19. Kiss M, et al. Efficient attentional selection predicts distractor devaluation: event-related potential evidence for a direct link between attention and emotion. J Cogn Neurosci 2007. 19(8: p. 1316-22.20. Kinsbourne M, Bemporad B. Lateralization of emotion: A model and the evidence. The psychobiology of affective development, 1984: p. 259-291.21. Da Fonseca D, et al. Emotion understanding in children with ADHD. Child psychiatry and human development 2009; 40(1: 111-121.22. Calvo MG, Lang PJ. Gaze patterns when looking at emotional pictures: Motivationally biased attention . Motivation and Emotion 2004; 28:221-243.23. Armony JL, Dolan RJ. Modulation of spatial attention by fear-conditioned stimuli: an event-related fMRI study. Neuropsychologia 2002; 40(7: p. 817-826.24. Kanske, P., Exploring Executive Attention in Emotion: ERP and FMRI Evidence2008: Max Planck Inst. For Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences.25. Whalen CK, Henker B. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders. Handbook of child psychopathology 1998; 3: 181-211.26. Shaywitz BA, Shaywitz SE. Comorbidity: A critical issue in attention deficit disorder. Journal of Child Neurology 1991; 6(1 suppl: S13.27. Pennington BF

  15. 改良半脱套松解法治疗青少年及成人短小阴茎临床疗效观察%An improved half-gloving cordectomy surgery for adolescent concealed penis and its primary experience on adults micro-penis patients

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    孙伟桂; 强鹏; 储旭; 蒋堃; 郑奇传

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    ObjectiveTo summarize some effects of half-gloving cordectomy in the treatments for children concealed penis for 3 years, and turn the improved method to some adolescent concealed penis and adult micro-penis patients.MethodsFrom 2012, we had successfully finished a group of children concealed penis with half-gloving technique, and then we effectively applied the device in adult micro-penis operations. In this paper, 51 patients whose average age was 19.1(10-38) years, were contained 31 teenagers (aged 10-18, 60.78%) and 20 adult patients (39.22%). The procedure steps mainly included redundant stricture prepuce correction and completely glans exposure, coronal sulcus ring incision and semi degloving prepuce, cutting-off dysplasia fibrous bands and dartos till the front of penis suspensory ligament, freed the phallic body without penis fixation, and scrotum angle anaplasty. After the operation, freed from urine catheter indwelling, the incision was tied up with a 2 cm-wide ribbon gauze which was removed until 48 h later. At last, the penis wound was wholly naked external use with mixed creams of erythromycin and dexamethasone. Patients always left hospital 3-5 days later, and went back for first review in a week.ResultsAll patients were successfully cured in one operation, and the average operation time was about 26.36(15-35) min. There was no re-operation case, and no postoperative bleeding, infection, edema, skin flap necrosis and other complications. The external penis lengths of pre-operation in children and adults were about 1.45(0.5-4.0) cm and 3.13(2.5-5.5) cm prolonged to 3.60(3.0-8.5) cm and 7.92(5.5-10.5) cm of past-operation, respectively. The most patients (167/178, 93.82%), in a week later after the surgery, showed a good recovery with the wound fully healed and satisfied appearance. A few patients (11/178, 6.18%) were replaced with Mabel moist burn ointment if they left few wound problems. All patients received long-term follow-up in postoperative 1

  16. La función y el papel desempeñado por la maestra en la obra de Montessori - The role and the function of the teacher in Montessori works

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    strong idea of school; the need of clearly separating the practical  moment (teacher from the theoretical one (scientist; the respect due to the child both by scientist and teacher (neither teacher nor scientist can pre-established the  results of the single child: potentially everyone can become an excellent pupil; the defeat of the idea of neutrality/absolute objectivity, that is to say that when you  deal with human  being you cannot  pretend to  transmit notions in a neutral way. Starting from this assumptions Montessori teacher can be certainly defined a technician, but she is a new kind of technician,  because  she  isn't   neutral,  but  on  the  contrary  her humanity is in the  foreground so that  she can become an excellent teacher. Keywords: Montessori; Didactics; Teachers Training.   LA FUNCIÓN Y EL PAPEL DESEMPEÑADO POR LA MAESTRA EN LA OBRA DE MONTESSORI Resumen La función de la maestra constituye un aspecto fundamental dentro del sistema teórico montessoriano. De hecho, Montessori le atribuye a la maestra un papel muy delicado: facilitar el correcto crecimiento del niño "padre del hombre". Es por esto que el papel y la función de la maestra montessoriana deben responder a los puntos de fuerza de su  teoría educativa:  la necesidad de que haya  una  fuerte idea de escuela; la necesidad de diferenciar el momento teórico del momento práctico y el papel desempeñado por el científico del desempeñado por la maestra; el respeto que ambos deben tener del niño (ni la maestra ni  el científico pueden fijar a  priori los  resultados de cada niño: potencialmente la excelencia es para todos; el jaque mate a cualquier pretensión de neutralidad/objetividad: cuando la relación es con seres humanos es un  sinsentido pensar que existan técnicos  capaces de traspasar   nociones   de   manera   aséptica.   Según   cuanto   dicho anteriormente,  la maestra en  Montessori se puede definir como un técnico, en el

  17. Martí, su presencia en la Universidad Médica

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    Full Text Available Hace más de una década el Ministerio de Educación Superior puso como meta para la Universidad Cubana, la formación de profesionales más integrales, humanistas y capaces de cumplir conscientemente su función social. A primera vista el desafío parecía solucionable desde nuestras aulas en algunos años, el tesón y la calidad de nuestros profesores se convertía entonces en el arma protagónica de aquella lucha. La verdad fue que cada aula se convirtió en un campo de batalla. Las Universidades de Ciencias Médicas tuvieron el reto particular de que la formación de sus educandos debía responder no solo a las necesidades de nuestra sociedad, sino también a las sociedades latinoamericanas, africanas y luego, a los de cualquier parte del mundo donde fueran necesarios sus empeños. Ese médico que hoy viste celosamente su bata, es el resultado de miles de horas hombre entre docentes y personal asistencial de la salud para formar a un profesional capaz y responsable, pero sobre todo embajador de lo mejor de nuestras costumbres y nuestra identidad. No es solo un profesional bien preparado en su especialidad. Es digno representante de lo que Martí llamó “hombres de luz”, capaces de poner esperanza y seguridad allí donde otros sólo habían dejado lágrimas. Durante los últimos cinco años, nuestra salud pública enfrenta la peor fuga de cerebros de las últimas cuatro décadas; lo que pudiera representar una crisis en cualquier sociedad occidental que pondría en jaque la estabilidad sistémica, en nuestro país se enfrenta con inteligencia. No dejan de ser cubanos aquellos que por mejores condiciones de vida abandonan a los suyos, o los que por perseguir el sueño estrellado terminan puliendo pisos o de jardineros en las grandes capitales del mundo. La solución está en nuestras aulas, en poner en manos de los estudiantes las herramientas que le permitan ponerse del lado de los que menos tienen y aprendan a amar su profesión por

  18. Obituary: Douglas H. Sampson, 1925-2002

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    Mészáros, Peter; Clark, Robert E. H.; Zhang, Honglin; Fontes, Christopher J.

    2003-12-01

    Douglas H. Sampson, a renowned theoretical atomic physicist and a professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics at The Pennsylvania State University, passed away on 8 December 2002, in State College, Pennsylvania, of a hemorrhagic stroke. He had retired in 1997 after 32 years of service to the University and had maintained an active research program up to the day of his death. Doug, as he was universally known to his friends and colleagues, was born in Devils Lake, North Dakota on 19 May 1925. His parents, Abner and Mabel Sampson, were farmers. He was raised without running water or electricity on a farm, homesteaded by his ancestors in Edmore, North Dakota. He was one of two children in his class at a two-room rural elementary school and graduated as valedictorian from Edmore High School in 1944. No physics classes or advanced mathematics classes were offered in his small high school. In 1956, he was married to Carlyn Grutzner. During Doug Sampson's military service in the United States Army from February 1945 until December 1946, he was selected as a MP (Military Policeman) in the Philippines. His military experience provided him with the opportunity to attend college under the GI Bill. Because he had to work on the family farm, he started college a month later every fall and took exams a month earlier each spring. Nevertheless, Sampson graduated as co-salutatorian from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota in 1951 with a BA degree with majors in physics and mathematics. Afterwards he received his MS and PhD degrees in theoretical physics from Yale University in 1953 and 1956 under the guidance of Henry Margenau. Sampson then became a staff member of the Theoretical Division of the Los Alamos National Laboratory until 1961. While there he performed calculations of fundamental atomic cross sections used in the determination of opacities for radiation transport simulations. The calculation of high quality atomic data would end up being a life long pursuit