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  1. On-line determination of anions in pulp mills by capillary electrophoresis (CE); Tehdasoloissa tapahtuva anionien kapillaarielektroforeettinen on-line maeaeritys ja sen hyoedyntaeminen prosessivalvonnassa - MPKY 02

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    Kokkonen, R; Holmberg, M; Vainikka, V [Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Espoo (Finland)

    1999-12-31

    The aim of the study was to set-up a process control system for on-line measurement of certain anions. Typical anions which forms precipitates in pulp and paper mills are oxalate, carbonate and sulphate. Thus it is important to develop a continuous process analyzing system to control concentration levels of this anions. For the preliminary tests of continuous determinations of chloride and sulphate anions in tap water a simple on-line system was build in KCL (The Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute) and connected to a capillary electroforesis apparatus. In the preliminary tests a chromate buffer (ph = 7.6) was used. Separation of chloride and sulphate was excellent but the stability of buffer was not good enough and it was usable only for few hours. After experimental studies VTT developed a stable capillary electrophoresis method based on mixed amine buffer and this was selected for an on-line method for determination of anions in process waters of the pulp and paper industry. In the preliminary on-line test (r = 20) repeatabilities of migration times of sulphate and chloride with the chromate buffer were < 5 % (RSD) and peak heights < 15 % (RSD). With the mixed amine buffer repeatabilities were better. The preliminary tests showed that it is possible to connect a capillary electrophoresis system to on-line measurements. For the moment no commercial on-line CE apparatus is available. (orig.)

  2. On-line determination of anions in pulp mills by capillary electrophoresis (CE); Tehdasoloissa tapahtuva anionien kapillaarielektroforeettinen on-line maeaeritys ja sen hyoedyntaeminen prosessivalvonnassa - MPKY 02

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    Kokkonen, R.; Holmberg, M.; Vainikka, V. [Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Espoo (Finland)

    1998-12-31

    The aim of the study was to set-up a process control system for on-line measurement of certain anions. Typical anions which forms precipitates in pulp and paper mills are oxalate, carbonate and sulphate. Thus it is important to develop a continuous process analyzing system to control concentration levels of this anions. For the preliminary tests of continuous determinations of chloride and sulphate anions in tap water a simple on-line system was build in KCL (The Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute) and connected to a capillary electroforesis apparatus. In the preliminary tests a chromate buffer (ph = 7.6) was used. Separation of chloride and sulphate was excellent but the stability of buffer was not good enough and it was usable only for few hours. After experimental studies VTT developed a stable capillary electrophoresis method based on mixed amine buffer and this was selected for an on-line method for determination of anions in process waters of the pulp and paper industry. In the preliminary on-line test (r = 20) repeatabilities of migration times of sulphate and chloride with the chromate buffer were < 5 % (RSD) and peak heights < 15 % (RSD). With the mixed amine buffer repeatabilities were better. The preliminary tests showed that it is possible to connect a capillary electrophoresis system to on-line measurements. For the moment no commercial on-line CE apparatus is available. (orig.)

  3. S P Sen Gupta

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    Home; Journals; Bulletin of Materials Science. S P Sen Gupta. Articles written in Bulletin of Materials Science. Volume 24 Issue 2 April 2001 pp 173-180. Particle fracture and plastic deformation in vanadium pentoxide powders induced by high energy vibrational ball-mill · Partha Chatterjee S P Sen Gupta Suchitra Sen.

  4. On the Sen limit squared

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    Fullwood, James; Wang, Dongxu

    2018-01-01

    We introduce a class of F-theory vacua whose smooth elliptic fibers admit a vanishing $j$-invariant, and construct a weak coupling limit associated with such vacua which we view as the `square' of the Sen limit. We find that while Sen's limit is naturally viewed as an orientifold theory, the universal tadpole relation which equates the D3 charge between the associated F-theory compactification and the limit we construct suggests that perhaps the limiting theory is in fact an oriented theory c...

  5. Quand les sens font sens : traduire le "texte" filmique

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    Bonnot, Charles; Brisset, Frédérique; Bruti, Silvia; Caschelin, Sylvain; Cerezo Merchán, Beatriz; de los Reyes Lozano, Julio; Filanti, Rita; Lievois, Katrien; Loison-Charles, Julie; Perrier, Marie; Trainor, Samuel; Zanotti, Serenella

    2017-01-01

    Ce numéro 30 de la revue Palimpsestes s’articule en trois grandes parties. La première partie est dédiée aux sens dans les transferts intersémiotiques. La deuxième s’attache à des formes plus traditionnelles de traduction audiovisuelle, le doublage de séries télévisées, puis de films d’animation pour enfants, le traitement de la voix off dans un film adapté d’un roman noir et le sous-titrage des mots tabous dans les films multilingues. La dernière partie fait intervenir des spécialistes de TA...

  6. Bifurcated SEN with Fluid Flow Conditioners

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    F. Rivera-Perez

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available This work evaluates the performance of a novel design for a bifurcated submerged entry nozzle (SEN used for the continuous casting of steel slabs. The proposed design incorporates fluid flow conditioners attached on SEN external wall. The fluid flow conditioners impose a pseudosymmetric pattern in the upper zone of the mold by inhibiting the fluid exchange between the zones created by conditioners. The performance of the SEN with fluid flow conditioners is analyzed through numerical simulations using the CFD technique. Numerical results were validated by means of physical simulations conducted on a scaled cold water model. Numerical and physical simulations confirmed that the performance of the proposed SEN is superior to a traditional one. Fluid flow conditioners reduce the liquid free surface fluctuations and minimize the occurrence of vortexes at the free surface.

  7. Diætetikkens væsen og uvæsen

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    Agerholm, Frank Juul

    Afhandlingens emne er, som titlen afslører, diætetikkens væsen og uvæsen. Afhandlingen har karakter af en filosofisk kritik af en dystopisk tendens ved den klassiske diætetik. Det er således om denne tendens, afhandlingens problemstilling, hovedtese og argumentation kredser. Dens problemstilling ...

  8. Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and Education

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    Walker, Melanie

    2005-01-01

    The human capabilities approach developed by the economist Amartya Sen links development, quality of life and freedom. This article explores the key ideas in the capability approach of: capability, functioning, agency, human diversity and public participation in generating valued capabilities. It then considers how these ideas relate specifically…

  9. Erasmus Mundus SEN: The Inclusive Scholarship Programme?

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    Grinbergs, Christopher J.; Jones, Hilary

    2013-01-01

    The Erasmus Mundus MA/Mgr in Special Education Needs (EM SEN) was created as a Masters Course funded by the European Commission's Erasmus Mundus Programme (EMP) to challenge and educate students in inclusive policy and practice in education. Yet, it is debatable the extent to which this programme embodies the values of an inclusive approach,…

  10. Revising Amartya Sen's Capability Approach to Education for Ethical Development

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    Mok, Kwangsu; Jeong, Wongyu

    2016-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to examine whether Amartya Sen's capability approach can suggest an appropriate theory of education for ethical development. Many advocates of Sen's capability approach insist that his approach is superior to rival theories of education, including the human capital theory. This is because Sen emphasizes the purpose and…

  11. Thermodynamic products for Sen black hole

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    Pradhan, Parthapratim [Vivekananda Satavarshiki Mahavidyalaya (Affiliated to Vidyasagar University), Department of Physics, Manikpara, West Bengal (India)

    2016-03-15

    We investigate the properties of inner and outer horizon thermodynamics of Sen black hole (BH) both in Einstein frame (EF) and string frame (SF). We also compute area (or entropy) product, area (or entropy) sum of the said BH in EF as well as SF. In the EF, we observe that the area (or entropy) product is universal, whereas area (or entropy) sum is not universal. On the other hand, in the SF, area (or entropy) product and area (or entropy) sum don't have any universal behaviour because they all are depends on Arnowitt-Deser-Misner (ADM) mass parameter. We also verify that the first law is satisfied at the Cauchy horizon as well as event horizon (EH). In addition, we also compute other thermodynamic products and sums in the EF as well as in the SF. We further compute the Smarr mass formula and Christodoulou's irreducible mass formula for Sen BH. Moreover, we compute the area bound and entropy bound for both the horizons. The upper area bound for EH is actually the Penrose like inequality, which is the first geometric inequality in BHs. Furthermore, we compute the central charges of the left and right moving sectors of the dual CFT in Sen/CFT correspondence using thermodynamic relations. These thermodynamic relations on the multi-horizons give us further understanding the microscopic nature of BH entropy (both interior and exterior). (orig.)

  12. Johannes C. Sens 1928 – 2008

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    2009-01-01

    Johannes C. Sens working on the magnet of the first g-2 experiment in 1959. Johannes C. Sens, a physicist and engineer with a long association with CERN passed away from complications of surgery on 3 November 2008 in Nice, France. J.C. Sens, often known as "Hans", was considered one of the pioneers of the first muon g-2 experiments at CERN and an instrumental figure in the discovery of the fifth quark. Born in the Netherlands, Hans obtained a degree in engineering at the Technical University of Delft in 1953. He then enrolled at the University of Chicago and studied under Enrico Fermi. After Fermi’s passing, Hans gained his PhD working on muons with Valentin Telegdi at the University of Chicago. He came to CERN in 1958 at the same time as Leon Lederman and both worked on a study of the methods of measuring the muon g-2. In 1966, after working on various experiments with muons, Hans left CERN to join the Foundation for Fundament...

  13. Mentaaliharjoittelu osana pianonsoittoa ja sen opetusta

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    Hippeläinen, Lauri

    2008-01-01

    Pedagogisessa opinnäytetyössä tutustutaan kuinka mentaaliharjoittelua pystytään soveltamaan pianonsoitossa ja sen opetuksessa. Työssä käsitellään mitä mentaaliharjoittelu on ja miten sitä voidaan hyödyntää pianon soittamisessa. Mentaaliharjoittelukokemuksista raportoidaan harjoituspäiväkirjan pohjalta. Osallistumalla eri-ikäisten oppilaiden soittotunneille kartoitetaan miten mentaaliharjoittelua hyödynnetään opetuksessa. Työssä esitellään harjoituksia, joiden avulla lukija voi kokeilla harjoi...

  14. RSA-salaus ja sen lukuteoreettinen pohja

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    LARJA, PEKKA

    2011-01-01

    Tämä tutkielma käsittelee RSA-salausta ja sen lukuteoreettista perustaa. RSA-salaus on varmasti yksi yleisimmin käytetyistä (ellei yleisin) julkisen avaimen salakirjoitusjärjestelmistä. Nykyisen viestintätekniikan kehityksen mukana salakirjoitusjärjestelmistä on tullut keskeisiä välineitä modernissa yhteiskunnassa. RSA-salaus perustuu eräisiin lukuteorian keskeisiin tuloksiin ja on perusidealtaan hämmästyttävän yksinkertainen. Tutkielman luvussa 2 tarkastellaan RSA-salauksen käyttämiä luk...

  15. Constructing a justice model based on Sen's capability approach

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    Yüksel, Sevgi; Yuksel, Sevgi

    2008-01-01

    The thesis provides a possible justice model based on Sen's capability approach. For this goal, we first analyze the general structure of a theory of justice, identifying the main variables and issues. Furthermore, based on Sen (2006) and Kolm (1998), we look at 'transcendental' and 'comparative' approaches to justice and concentrate on the sufficiency condition for the comparative approach. Then, taking Rawls' theory of justice as a starting point, we present how Sen's capability approach em...

  16. Capability through Participatory Democracy: Sen, Freire, and Dewey

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    Glassman, Michael; Patton, Rikki

    2014-01-01

    This paper explores possible important relationships and sympathies between Amartya Sen's Capabilities Approach framework for understanding the human condition and the educational ideas of John Dewey and Paolo Freire. All three focus on the importance of democratic values in a fair, well-functioning society, while Sen and Freire especially…

  17. Sen and Moral Choice: Merging development and existentialism ...

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    Development as freedom, in the words of Amartya Sen (1999), a renowned Indian political economist and philosopher, means that development is not reducible to income satisfaction. Rather, it is about what people are “able to do and be”. But beyond Sen, this paper makes the argument that human development, based on ...

  18. Amartya Sen and the Math- ematics of Collective Choice

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    Sen's work on the causes of famines, gender dis- crimination and social and economic issues deal- ing with upliftment of the poor is .... viewed as attempts to see whether consistent .... Perhaps, this motivated Sen and others to pursue another ...

  19. Séraphine de Senlis - kas esimene hipi? / Maris Meiessaar

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    Meiessaar, Maris

    2009-01-01

    Prantsuse naivistlikust maalikunstnikust Séraphine Louis', kunstnikunimega Séraphine de Senlis, tema loomingust ning Prantsusmaa- Belgia 2008. a. eluloofilmist "Séraphine", režissöör Martin Provost, nimiosas Yolande Moreau

  20. Entropy of the Kerr–Sen black hole

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    We study the entropy of Kerr–Sen black hole of heterotic string theory beyond semiclas- ... differentials of black hole entropy, from the first law of thermodynamics with three param- eters. ..... Finally, note that the third term in the expansion.

  1. Significance of Amartya Sen for the church's response to poverty

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    2016-06-02

    Jun 2, 2016 ... Sen's entitlement approach and capability approach can assist in the reconstruction .... and healthy water sources, access to adequate sanitation and household ... [T]o identify appropriate norms to provide the benchmarks of.

  2. Does Exposure to Returning SEN Students Harm Peers’ Outcomes?

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    Rangvid, Beatrice Schindler

    Returning SEN (special educational needs) students from segregated settings to regular class rooms may have spill-over effects on their peers. Using a combination of survey data and data from administrative registers from Denmark, I investigate whether becoming exposed to returning SEN students a...... themselves finds that while reading results are unaffected, returners experience large improvements in math achievement of roughly 65% of a standard deviation over a three year period. Intermediate and advanced math skills are more affected than basic skills....

  3. Amartya Sen: ethics and economics Amartya Sen. Ética y economía

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    Hernández Andrés

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available This essay presents two contributions of the Amartya Sen to the debates over ethics and economics. First, his break with utilitarianist and welfarist ethics -the foundation of normative economics- and his call to modify the metrics of utility, the only 'field of information' that these normative traditions use to judge individual and social welfare, that is, people's opportunities, the impact of public policies and the
    success of social organizations. Second, his proposal for a valorization scheme that transcends the narrow conception of utilitarianism, which does not fall into ethical relativism and which incorpora tes the analysis of real rights and freedoms without taking refuge in deontological moral reasoning. With that, he demonstrates that one of his greatest contributions
    to normative economics is his effort to construct a framework
    for pluralist and consequentialist (based on consequences moral evaluation, which abandons the criterion of utility, allows the evaluation of the level of people's real freedom, and admits the possibility of a moral 'objective' sensitive to the life plans of individuals and to the achievement or fail of their rights.Este ensayo presenta dos aportes de Amartya Sen a las discusiones sobre ética y economía. Primero su ruptura con la ética utilitarista y bienestarista -fundamento de la economía normativa- y su llamado a modificar la métrica de la utilidad, unico 'ambito de información' que estas tradiciones normativas usan para juzgar el bienestar individual y social, es decir, las oportunidades de las personas, el impacto de las politicas públicas y el éxito de las organizaciones sociales. Segundo, su propuesta de un esquema de valoración que trascienda la concepción estrecha del utilitarismo, que no caiga en el relativismo ético y que incorpore el análisis de los derechos y las libertades reales sin acojer al razonamiento moral deontológico. Con ello se muestra que una de sus mayores

  4. Amartya Sen, premio nobel de economía 1998

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    Sen Amartya Kumar

    1998-12-01

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    El economista Amartya Sen, de 64 años, fue galardonado el pasado miércoles con el Premio Nobel de Economía por sus trabajos sobre el hambre en el mundo y su relación entre la democracia y la satisfacción de las necesidades básicas de los seres humanos. Casado en terceras nupcias, Sen ha sido profesor en universidades de Asia, América del Norte y Europa. Actualmente enseña en el Trinity College, de la Universidad de Cambridge, en el Reino Unido.

  5. Osakeyhtiön sopimusvapaus ja sen rajat osakassopimuksissa

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    Griffel, Greete

    2015-01-01

    Tutkielma käsittelee osakeyhtiön sopimusvapautta ja sen rajoja osakassopimuksissa. Yhtiö otetaan usein osakassopimuksen osapuoleksi, koska sen katsotaan ratkaisevan ongelman osakkeenomistajien keskinäisen osakassopimuksen sitovuudesta yhtiöön nähden. Osakeyhtiölain säännökset rajoittavat kuitenkin osakassopimuksen kohteena olevan yhtiön oikeutta pätevästi sitoutua useisiin osakassopimuksen ehtoihin. Tutkimuksen kohteena on se, minkälaisiin osakassopimuksen velvoitteisiin osakassopimuksen koht...

  6. Reasoning about Development: Essays on Amartya Sen's Capability Approach

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    T.R. Wells (Thomas)

    2013-01-01

    textabstractOver the last 30 years the Indian philosopher-economist Amartya Sen has developed an original normative approach to the evaluation of individual and social well-being. The foundational concern of this ‘capability approach’ is the real freedom of individuals to achieve the kind of lives

  7. A qualitative application of Amartya Sen's 'development as freedom ...

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    choices” in Sen's sense. In-depth interviews conducted with social grants recipients' in this study provided evidence that social grants reduce poverty, both in terms of helping grants recipients to meet basic needs, and enabling them to make more ...

  8. Entropy of the Kerr–Sen black hole

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    We study the entropy of Kerr–Sen black hole of heterotic string theory beyond semiclassical approximations. Applying the properties of exact differentials for three variables to the first law of thermodynamics, we derive the corrections to the entropy of the black hole. The leading (logarithmic) and non-leading corrections to ...

  9. Glaube in der multireligiösen Gesellschaft: Zur Bildungskompetenz ...

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    Anrede zu verweigern, “weil sie dies als Frauen nicht verdienten”. 3. Konflikte und Spannungen dieser Art sind an den Schulen Österreichs und. Deutschlands schon lange kein Einzelfall mehr. Sie resultieren aus einer zunehmenden religiösen und kulturellen Pluralisierung unserer Gesellschaft. Deren Ursachen sind ...

  10. Amartya Sen o prawach człowieka [Sen on human rights

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    Katarzyna Guczalska

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available The article discusses the idea of ‘human rights’ and the Amartya Sen’s reflections on that topic. By assumption, Sen does not present a catalogue of human rights, yet he claims that the language of human rights can be used to talk about the so-called human capabilities (the main concept of Sen’s theory. The aporia that exists in the current paradigm of human rights consists in the fact that it has been based on a few (liberal foundations, while, on the other hand, it has been extended into a broad system of individual rights/entitlements conflicting with their foundation. Each of those systems of rights entails a specific vision of social life. The liberal tradition postulates the existence of a minimal state, which guards freedom, life and property. In the leftist tradition, in contrast, there is postulated the existence of a welfare state, which satisfies people’s ever growing needs, based on an extensive bureaucracy and high taxes – under the patronage of the idea of social justice. Those social visions cannot be reconciled – they lead to conflicts. In this text, I present the problem of inconsistency and tension within the ‘human rights’, contrasting Amartya Sen’s theory with classical liberalism of John Locke. I claim that assessment of the contemporary ‘human rights’ theory should depend on whether a given theory is capable of proper determination and – at least to some extent – solving the problem of incoherence and tensions present in the Western ‘human rights’ paradigm. It seems that Sen’s conception cannot meet that challenge.

  11. Cost-effectiveness of the SEN-concept: Specialized Emergency Nurses (SEN treating ankle/foot injuries

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    van Tulder Maurits W

    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Emergency Departments (EDs are confronted with progressive overcrowding. As a consequence, the workload for ED physicians increases and waiting times go up with the risk of unnecessary complications and patient dissatisfaction. To cope with these problems, Specialized Emergency Nurses (SENs, regular ED-nurses receiving a short, injury-specific course, were trained to assess and treat minor injuries according to a specific protocol. Methods An economic evaluation was conducted alongside a randomized controlled trial comparing House Officers (HOs and SENs in their assessment of ankle and foot injuries. Cost prices were established for all parts of healthcare utilization involved. Total costs of health care utilization were computed per patient in both groups. Cost-effectiveness was investigated by comparing the difference in total cost between groups with the difference in sensitivity and specificity between groups in diagnosing fractures and severe sprains. Finally, cost-effectiveness ratios were calculated and presented on a cost-effectiveness plane. Results No significant differences were seen between treatment groups for any of the health care resources assessed. However, the waiting times for both first assessment by a treatment officer and time spent waiting between hearing the diagnosis and final treatment were significantly longer in the HO group. There was no statistically significant difference in costs between groups. The total costs were € 186 (SD € 623 for patients in the SEN group and € 153 (SD € 529 for patients in the HO group. The difference in total costs was € 33 (95% CI: – € 84 to € 155. The incremental cost-effectiveness ratio was € 27 for a reduction of one missed diagnosis and € 18 for a reduction of one false negative. Conclusion Considering the benefits of the SEN-concept in terms of decreased workload for the ED physicians, increased patient satisfaction and decreased waiting times

  12. Multidimensional Decomposition of the Sen Index: Some Further Thoughts

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    Stéphane Mussard; Kuan Xu

    2006-01-01

    Given the multiplicative decomposition of the Sen index into three commonly used poverty statistics – the poverty rate (poverty incidence), poverty gap ratio (poverty depth) and 1 plus the Gini index of poverty gap ratios of the poor (inequality of poverty) – the index becomes much easier to use and to interpret for economists, policy analysts and decision makers. Based on the recent findings on simultaneous subgroup and source decomposition of the Gini index, we examine possible further deco...

  13. Arrow y Sen: el rescate del individuo y de las instituciones Arrow and Sen: rescuing the individual and institutions

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    Cante Freddy

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available La teoría de la elección social que propone Arrow y Sen es una ruptura con los desarrollos hegemónicos de la microeconomía y de la macroeconomía en dos sentidos: rescata la diversidad de gustos y valores de cada individuo en oposición a los conceptos agregados; además, muestra que la conducta racional es quizás lo menos importante con lo que abre un diálogo con la economía institucional.The theory of social choice proposed by Arrow and Sen breaks with the hegemonic developments of microeconomics and macroeconomics in two senses: it rescues the diversity of tastes and values of each individual as opposed to aggregated concepts, and in addition it shows that rational behavior is perhaps the least important kind, which opens up a dialogue with institutional economics.

  14. Non-Homogenous Moral Space (from Bentham toSen

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    Piotr (Peter Boltuc

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available The notion of moral space covers all thin (universal and thick (particular characteristics that may plausibly be seen as morally relevant. In this paper, I investigate certain properties of moral space so defined. These properties are not easily visible if we analyze moral characteristics individually, but become clear once we consider them collectively. In particular, following Amartya Sen, I claim that the value of moral properties is, in part, a function of positional characteristics. I call this notion the non-homogeneity of moral space.

  15. Sen2-Agri country level demonstration for Ukraine

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    Kussul, N.; Kolotii, A.; Shelestov, A.; Lavreniuk, M. S.

    2016-12-01

    Due to launch of Sentinel-2 mission European Space Agency (ESA) started Sentinel-2 for Agriculture (Sen2-Agri) project coordinated by Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL). Ukraine is selected as one of 3 country level demonstration sites for benchmarking Sentinel-2 data due to wide range of main crops (both winter and summer), big fields and high enough climate variability over the territory [1-2]. Within this county level demonstration main objectives are following: i) Sentinel's products quality assessment and their suitability estimation for the territory of Ukraine [2]; ii) demonstration in order to convince decision makers and state authorities; iii) assessment of the personnel and facilities required to run the Sen2-Agri system and creation of Sen-2 Agri products (crop type maps and such essential climatic variable as Leaf Area Index - LAI [3]). During this project ground data were collected for crop land mapping and crop type classification along the roads within main agro-climatic zones of Ukraine. For LAI estimation we used indirect non-destructive method which is based on DHP-images and VALERI protocol. Products created with use of Sen2-Agri system deployed during project execution and results of neural-network approach utilization will be compared. References Kussul, N., Lemoine, G., Gallego, F. J., Skakun, S. V., Lavreniuk, M., & Shelestov, A. Y. Parcel-Based Crop Classification in Ukraine Using Landsat-8 Data and Sentinel-1A Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing , 9 (6), 2500-2508. Kussul, N., Skakun, S., Shelestov, A., Lavreniuk, M., Yailymov, B., & Kussul, O. (2015). Regional scale crop mapping using multi-temporal satellite imagery. The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 40(7), 45-52. Shelestov, A., Kolotii, A., Camacho, F., Skakun, S., Kussul, O., Lavreniuk, M., & Kostetsky, O. (2015, July). Mapping of biophysical parameters based on high

  16. Viestintä ja sen vaikutus palveluun opiskelijaravintolassa

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    Ilvonen, Satu

    2015-01-01

    Sain ajatuksen opinnäytetyöhön huomatessani puutteita useiden opiskelijaravintoloiden tiedottamisessa. Tavoitteena oli löytää keinoja parantaa palvelun laatua vaikuttamalla asiakkaiden valintoihin ja käyttäytymiseen toimivalla viestinnällä. Työn teoriaosuus kertoo viestinnästä ja tiedottamisesta. Viestinnän merkitys on suuri ja sen puuttuminen kokonaan tai osittain voi aiheuttaa suurtakin vahinkoa. Palveluyrityksessä sisäinen viestintä on elinehto ja siihen tulisi panostaa jo tuottavuusnä...

  17. Hidden and generalized conformal symmetry of Kerr–Sen spacetimes

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    Ghezelbash, A M; Siahaan, H M

    2013-01-01

    It is recently conjectured that generic non-extremal Kerr black hole could be holographically dual to a hidden conformal field theory (CFT) in two dimensions. Moreover, it is known that there are two CFT duals (pictures) to describe the charged rotating black holes which correspond to angular momentum J and electric charge Q of the black hole. Furthermore these two pictures can be incorporated by the CFT duals (general picture) that are generated by SL(2,Z) modular group. The general conformal structure can be revealed by looking at charged scalar wave equation in some appropriate values of frequency and charge. In this regard, we consider the wave equation of a charged massless scalar field in the background of Kerr–Sen black hole and show that in the ‘near region’, the wave equation can be reproduced by the Casimir operator of a local SL(2,R) L ×SL(2,R) R hidden conformal symmetry. We find the exact agreement between macroscopic and microscopic physical quantities like entropy and absorption cross section of scalars for Kerr–Sen black hole. We then find an extension of vector fields that in turn yields an extended local family of SL(2,R) L ×SL(2,R) R hidden conformal symmetry, parameterized by one parameter. For some special values of the parameter, we find a copy of SL(2,R) hidden conformal algebra for the charged Gibbons–Maeda–Garfinkle–Horowitz–Strominger black hole in the strong deflection limit. (paper)

  18. Cosmic censorship conjecture in Kerr-Sen black hole

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    Gwak, Bogeun

    2017-06-01

    The validity of the cosmic censorship conjecture for the Kerr-Sen black hole, which is a solution to the low-energy effective field theory for four-dimensional heterotic string theory, is investigated using charged particle absorption. When the black hole absorbs the particle, the charge on it changes owing to the conserved quantities of the particle. Changes in the black hole are constrained to the equation for the motion of the particle and are consistent with the laws of thermodynamics. Particle absorption increases the mass of the Kerr-Sen black hole to more than that of the absorbed charges such as angular momentum and electric charge; hence, the black hole cannot be overcharged. In the near-extremal black hole, we observe a violation of the cosmic censorship conjecture for the angular momentum in the first order of expansion and the electric charge in the second order. However, considering an adiabatic process carrying the conserved quantities as those of the black hole, we prove the stability of the black hole horizon. Thus, we resolve the violation. This is consistent with the third law of thermodynamics.

  19. Justiça e desenvolvimento no pensamento de Amartya Sen

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    Thomas H. Kang

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    Full Text Available This article aims to present an overview of Amartya Sen's thought, relating to his writings on political philosophy and his contributions to the field of development economics. This paper shows how justice and development are highly related in Sen's approach based on the concept of capability. Along with this paper, we will present some debates between Sen and John Rawls, beside other critics. This is done to explain the complex theoretical system elaborated by him. In concluding, the paper shows that the objective of Sen is to find a satisfactory concept of development that is explicit in its ethical presumptions.

  20. Justiça distributiva: a crítica de Sen a Rawls

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    Vita Álvaro de

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available It is discussed to what extent Amartya Sen's normative approach to socioeconomic inequalities represents an improvement with respect to John Rawls's approach. Sen's critique of the equalisandum of Rawls's theory (the so-called "primary goods" and Sen's arguments for equality of capability are examined. It is argued that though Sen's metric seems particularly fitted to deal with poverty and destitution, this is not the case when inequalities above a minimally decent level of "capability to function" are in question. For the latter purpose, Rawls' metric of primary goods is preferable.

  1. Franchising-yrittäjyys ja sen mahdollisuudet Lapissa

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    Mukku, Veera; Heikkilä, Nadja

    2017-01-01

    Opinnäytetyömme aiheena on franchising-yrittäjyys ja sen mahdollisuudet Lapissa. Työn tavoitteena on esitellä franchising-yrittäjyyden teoriaperusta, yrittäjyyden riskejä ja niiden hallintaa, esitellä pohjoista toimintaympäristöä sekä pohtia franchising-yrittäjyyden tulevaisuudennäkymiä. Työssä on teoriaosuus, joka käsittää tiedot franchising-yrittäjyyden perustasta, yrittäjyyden riskeistä sekä niiden hallinnasta. Teoriaosuus käsittää myös esittelyn Lapista toimintaympäristönä sekä esittel...

  2. "Serious game" i dansk sundhedsvæsen

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    Knoke, Elke; Mortensen, Karen Rask

    2014-01-01

    Inspirationen til dette projekt kommer fra dansk sygehuspraksis. Formålet er at finde, vurdere og redesigne et fagligt relevant læringsspil (“serious game”) indenfor akutmedicin. Med udgangspunkt i det hollandske abcdeSIM er det formålet at undersøge, om og hvordan det kan bruges til uddannelse og...... økonomiske fordele i form af kvalitetssikring og effektivisering af uddannelsen ved at implementere et “serious game” i en akutafdeling. abcdeSIM kan reducere ressourcerne, som skal bruges til træning af personalet og til at øge og vedligeholde vidensniveauet i det danske sundhedsvæsen, og det kan dermed i...

  3. Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and the Brokering of Learning Provision for Young Adults

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    Harreveld, Roberta E.; Singh, Michael J.

    2008-01-01

    This paper argues that Amartya Sen's ("Development as freedom," New York: Random House, 1999) concept of "capabilities" provides a useful framework for interpreting the brokering of learning provisions that emerged as a key feature of reforms to education and training in Queensland (Australia) for young people. Sen's capability…

  4. SenThIS - Sentinels of Thuringian information systems

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    Naue, Sandra; Krause, Peter

    2016-04-01

    Decision-making for sustainable environmental resource management or risk prevention is facing the problem of constantly changing conditions related to the projected changes of climate, demography and socio-economy. Herefore, adaptable tools and methods which can reflect such changes are needed for an efficient management. The need to improve existing tools is a challenge the departments of German environmental authorities at state and federal level are facing at this time. Additionally the increasing demands for work process optimization due to financial cutbacks are coming into play. Consequently the need for suitable adaptation measurements for short and long term changes of environmental state variables is growing. The importance of spatio-temporal data, providing continuous observation about the state of the environmental system and its changes, is therefore increasing in order to elaborate adaptation strategies. In this case earth observation is a useful source for the required data. With the new Sentinel fleet, ESA's Copernicus Program is providing a possibility to obtain such information free in high temporal and spatial resolution. The BMVI funded project SenThIS, a collaborative project by the Thuringian State Institute for Environment and Geology (TLUG), the Thuringian Forest Department and two SMEs EOS GmbH and Feiffer consult is aiming at utilizing Copernicus data and services for operational tasks on a federal level. It addresses this aforementioned deficit through the development and implementation of a processing chain for synergetic and automated application of remote sensing data and products to accomplish operational state tasks. The product development is characterized by the synergetic application of remote sensing data and suitable models. Design and calibration of the models base on Sentinel 1/2 data and additional information (e.g. meteorological data, in-situ measurements). This results in products of highly temporal and spatial resolution

  5. Transplant Buccaneers: P.K. Sen and India's First Heart Transplant, February 1968.

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    Jones, David S; Sivaramakrishnan, Kavita

    2018-01-10

    On 17 February 1968, Bombay surgeon Prafulla Kumar Sen transplanted a human heart, becoming the fourth surgeon in the world to attempt the feat. Even though the patient survived just three hours, the feat won Sen worldwide acclaim. The ability of Sen's team to join the ranks of the world's surgical pioneers raises interesting questions. How was Sen able to transplant so quickly? He had to train a team of collaborators, import or reverse engineer technologies and techniques that had been developed largely in the United States, and begin conversations with Indian political authorities about the contested concept of brain death. The effort that this required raises questions of why. Sen, who worked at a city hospital in Bombay that could not provide basic care for all its citizens, sought a technology that epitomized high-risk high-cost, health care. To accomplish his feat, Sen navigated Cold War tensions and opportunities, situating his interests into those of his hospital, municipal authorities, Indian nationalism, Soviet and American authorities, the Rockefeller Foundation, and others. The many contexts and interests that made Sen's work possible created opportunities for many different judgments about the success or failure of medical innovation. © The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com.

  6. Duchamp, o sensível, a indiscernibildiade

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    Marcos Martins

    2007-08-01

    Full Text Available Nos inventários da arte do século XX, o trabalho de Marcel Duchamp é com freqüência compreendido apenas em sua dimensão conceitual, ignorando-se uma possível presença do sensível em sua obra. Partindo do conceito da obra de arte como “um ser de sensação” criado por Gilles Deleuze e Félix Guattari, proponho, nesse trabalho problematizar tanto o lugar reservado a Duchamp pela história da arte, quanto os limites da definição de arte formulada por aqueles filósofos. Para explorar a possibilidade de se pensar uma poética duchampiana este texto se vale estrategicamente de duas referências: as teses de Rosalind Krauss a respeito da materialidade e do erotismo na obra do artista e os conceitos de duração, memória hábito e reconhecimento atento formulados pelo filósofo Henri Bergson.

  7. Amartya Sen o prawach człowieka

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    Katarzyna Guczalska

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available The article discusses the idea of ‘human rights’ and the Amartya Sen’s reflections on that topic. By assumption, Sen does not present a catalogue of human rights, yet he claims that the language of human rights can be used to talk about the so-called human capabilities (the main concept of Sen’s theory. The aporia that exists in the current paradigm of human rights consists in the fact that it has been based on a few (liberal foundations, while, on the other hand, it has been extended into a broad system of individual rights/entitlements conflicting with their foundation. Each of those systems of rights entails a specific vision of social life. The liberal tradition postulates the existence of a minimal state, which guards freedom, life and property. In the leftist tradition, in contrast, there is postulated the existence of a welfare state, which satisfies people’s ever growing needs, based on an extensive bureaucracy and high taxes – under the patronage of the idea of social justice. Those social visions cannot be reconciled – they lead to conflicts. In this text, I present the problem of inconsistency and tension within the ‘human rights’, contrasting Amartya Sen’s theory with classical liberalism of John Locke. I claim that assessment of the contemporary ‘human rights’ theory should depend on whether a given theory is capable of proper determination and – at least to some extent – solving the problem of incoherence and tensions present in the Western ‘human rights’ paradigm. It seems that Sen’s conception cannot meet that challenge.

  8. Development and quality of life: a critique of Amartya Sen's Development as freedom.

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    Navarro, V

    2000-01-01

    Presented here is a critical analysis of some of the major theses of Amartya Sen, as presented in his seminal work Development As Freedom. The author suggests that Sen's work, while representing a major break with the dominant neoliberal position reproduced in most national and international development agencies, is insufficient to explain the key relationship between freedom and development. The absence of an analysis of the power relations that cause and reproduce underdevelopment through national and international political institutions leaves Sen's work wanting. The author shows how Sen's interpretation of events and the conclusions derived from them, such as an explanation of famine in Bangladesh, are insufficient--when not faulty. The author also critically analyzes the United Nations Development Program reports, which, while documenting the nature and consequences of underdevelopment, barely touch on the political context in which underdevelopment occurs.

  9. Lernen und Problemlösen: Deweys Psychologie im bildungshistorischen Kontext

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    Jürgen Oelkers

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Karl Popper hat eine seiner letzten Essaysammlungen überschrieben mit Alles Leben ist Problemlösen (deutsch 1994. Die Geschichte des Problemlösens berührt er dabei nicht. Sein vierstufiges Modell des Problemlösens aber ist deutlich antizipiert in John Deweys How We Think (1910, eine pragmatische Denkpsychologie, die vor dem Hintergrund der zeitgenössischen Didaktik verstanden werden kann. Der Artikel diskutiert zwei dieser Ansätze, nämlich die ökologischen «nature studes» und William Kilpatricks «Projektmethode». Deweys Theorie des Problemlösens wird bis heute vor allem mit der Projektmethode in Verbindung gebracht. Der Artikel zeigt, dass die rein didaktische Inanspruchnahme Deweys Theorie nicht gerecht wird und Popper sie vermutlich deswegen nicht beachtet hat.

  10. Comet Methy-sens and DNMTs transcriptional analysis as a combined approach in epigenotoxicology

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    Alessio Perotti

    2015-05-01

    In conclusion, our data demonstrate that Comet Methy-sens, in combination with the analysis of transcriptional levels of DNA methyl transferases, represents a simple and multifunctional approach to implement biomonitoring studies on epigenotoxicological effects of known and unknown xenobiotics.

  11. Molecular characterization of Torque teno virus and SEN virus co-infection with HIV in patients from Southern Iran

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    Aliyar Pirouzi

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Introduction Torque teno virus (TTV and SEN virus are circular single-stranded DNA viruses that cause blood-borne infections. The SEN virus (SEN-V was originally detected in the serum of an injection drug user infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV. Recently TTV was discovered as a potential causative agent of non-A-E hepatitis. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of the SEN-V-D/H and TTV in HIV patients and healthy blood donors in Iran. Methods One hundred and fifty HIV patients with a mean age of 50.46 ± 18.46 years and 150 healthy blood donors with a mean age of 48.16 ± 13.73 years were included in this study. TTV and SEN-V were detected by the PCR and were quantitatively assayed by competitive PCR (nested and semi-nested PCR. Restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs were used to determine the heterogeneity of TTV. Results TTV and SEN-V were detected 96 (64% and 84 (56% of 150 HIV patients respectively. These rates were 34% (n=51 and 37.33% (n=56 in healthy blood donors (significant, p<0.05. PCR detected SEN-V/TTV DNA from 32 of the healthy blood donors (21.33%, while 65 (43.33% of HIV patients were positive for SEN-V/TTV DNA. Of 150 HIV patients, 32.66% and 23.33% were positive for SEN-V-H and SEN-V-D, respectively and 18.66% (n=28 were co-infected with SEN-V-D/H. Conclusions The prevalence of SEN-VD/H and TTV is higher in HIV patients than in healthy blood donors in Southern Iran. Our results suggest that TTV and SEN-V might play a role in the development of liver disease in patients with immunodeficiency diseases.

  12. Characterization of putative virulence factors of Serratia marcescens strain SEN for pathogenesis in Spodoptera litura.

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    Aggarwal, Chetana; Paul, Sangeeta; Tripathi, Vishwas; Paul, Bishwajeet; Khan, Md Aslam

    2017-02-01

    Two Serratia marcescens strains, SEN and ICC-4, isolated from diseased insect cadavers were observed to differ considerably in their virulence towards Spodoptera litura. The present study was aimed to characterize the possible virulence factors present in the virulent Serratia marcescens strain SEN. Both the S. marcescens strains were evaluated for the presence of various lytic enzymes such as chitinase, lipase, protease and phospholipase. The virulent S. marcescens strain SEN was observed to possess considerably higher activity of chitinase and protease enzymes; activity of phospholipase enzyme was also higher. Although, all the three toxin genes shlA, phlA and swr could be detected in both the S. marcescens strains, there was a higher expression of these genes in the virulent strain SEN. S. marcescens strain ICC-4 showed greater reduction in overall growth yield in the post-exponential phase in the presence of midgut juice and hemolymph of S. litura larvae, as compared to S. marcescens strain SEN. Proliferation of the S. marcescens strain SEN was also considerably higher in foregut, midgut and hemolymph of S. litura larvae, as compared to strain ICC-4. Peritrophic membrane treated with broth culture of the S. marcescens strain SEN showed higher damage as compared to strain ICC-4. The peritrophic membrane of larvae fed on diet treated with the virulent strain showed considerable damage while the peritrophic membrane of larvae fed on diet treated with the non-virulent strain showed no damage. This is the first report documenting the fate of ingested S. marcescens in S. litura gut and the relative expression of toxin genes from two S. marcescens strains differing in their virulence towards S. litura. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  13. Colombie: une guerre privée de sens?

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    Full Text Available Voilà plus de vingt ans que la Colombie connaît des phénomènes de violence collective singulièrement aigus et complexes. Depuis le début de la décennie 80, l’intensification de la confrontation entre forces armées, guérillas et paramilitaires a été telle que cette dernière domine désormais le panorama général de la violence. L’intensification du conflit, surtout à l’encontre des populations civiles, a suscité un nombre croissant d’analyses, de commentaires et de réactions diverses. La plupart de ces interprétations privilégient une approche en termes d’irrationalité et de violences éruptives privées de sens. Le propos de cet article est précisément de discuter et confronter cette vision avec une lecture plus rationnelle des faits afin de voir dans quelle mesure la confrontation armée parvient à se structurer dans une trame explicative beaucoup plus intelligible. COLOMBIA: ¿UNA GUERRA SIN SENTIDO?. Desde hace más de veinte años, Colombia conoce fenómenos de violencia colectiva particularmente agudos y complejos. A partir de la década de los 80, la intensificación de la confrontación entre fuerzas armadas, guerrillas y paramilitares ha sido tan significativa que ésta domina ahora el panorama general de la violencia. La intensificación del conflicto, sobre todo contra las poblaciones civiles, ha suscitado un número creciente de análisis, comentarios y reacciones diversas. La mayoría de estas interpretaciones han privilegiado una lectura en términos de irracionalidad y de violencias eruptivas como si el conflicto estuviese privado de cualquier significado. El propósito del artículo es precisamente discutir y confrontar esta visión con un enfoque más racionalista para ver en qué medida la confrontación armada logra estructurarse en una trama explicativa mucho más inteligible. COLOMBIA: A SENSELESS WAR?. For more than two decades now, Colombia has faced the acute and complex phenomena of collective

  14. Satisfaction Level of Special Education Teachers Training Program toward Southeast Asia Organized by SEAMEO SEN

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    Mohd Anis Bin Abdul Razak

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available The aims of the research is to study the level of satisfaction among the Special Education Teachers of Southeast Asia countries who attended the 4 weeks training on Co-curricular Activities for SEN Children that was conducted by SEAMEO Regional Center for Special Education (SEAMEO SEN. The aspects studied included the teachers’ satisfaction on the facilities and services provided by SEAMEO SEN, training content, training methods and the evaluation on the facilitators. The study involved 25 participants who are Special Education Teachers whom attended the 4 weeks training course. This is a survey to gain quantitative data using survey as the method of research. The data was analysed descriptively. Silver (1981 Model of Training and Maslow (1954 were used as the foundation to see the relations in the studied constructs. The findings of the research showed that the level of satisfaction of the participants towards services and facilities provided is at min = 4.48, satisfaction towards training content is min= 4.44, training method is min=4.31, quality of facilitator is min= 4.34. Overall, the findings indicated the level of satisfactory is high with overall min is = 4.40 and thus can be summarized that the Special Education Teachers are very satisfied with the training organized by SEAMEO SEN. Kajian ini dijalankan untuk mengkaji tahap kepuasan Guru Pendidikan Khas Asia Tenggara (GPKAT terhadap program latihan Regular Course: Co-Curricular Activities for SEN Children yang dianjurkan oleh SEAMEO Regional Center for Special Education (SEAMEO SEN. Aspek yang diberi perhatian dalam kajian ini merangkumi tahap kepuasan GPKAT terhadap kemudahan dan perkhidmatan yang disediakan oleh SEAMEO SEN, isi kandungan latihan, kaedah latihan dan penilaian GPKAT terhadap kualiti fasilitator. Kajian ini melibatkan seramai 25 orang GPKAT yang menghadiri kursus 4 minggu di SEAMEO SEN. Ini adalah kajian tinjauan untuk mendapatkan data kuantitatif dengan menggunakan

  15. VineSens: An Eco-Smart Decision-Support Viticulture System

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    Josman P. Pérez-Expósito

    2017-02-01

    Full Text Available This article presents VineSens, a hardware and software platform for supporting the decision-making of the vine grower. VineSens is based on a wireless sensor network system composed by autonomous and self-powered nodes that are deployed throughout a vineyard. Such nodes include sensors that allow us to obtain detailed knowledge on different viticulture processes. Thanks to the use of epidemiological models, VineSens is able to propose a custom control plan to prevent diseases like one of the most feared by vine growers: downy mildew. VineSens generates alerts that warn farmers about the measures that have to be taken and stores the historical weather data collected from different spots of the vineyard. Such data can then be accessed through a user-friendly web-based interface that can be accessed through the Internet by using desktop or mobile devices. VineSens was deployed at the beginning in 2016 in a vineyard in the Ribeira Sacra area (Galicia, Spain and, since then, its hardware and software have been tested to prevent the development of downy mildew, showing during its first season that the system can led to substantial savings, to decrease the amount of phytosanitary products applied, and, as a consequence, to obtain a more ecologically sustainable and healthy wine.

  16. VineSens: An Eco-Smart Decision-Support Viticulture System.

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    Pérez-Expósito, Josman P; Fernández-Caramés, Tiago M; Fraga-Lamas, Paula; Castedo, Luis

    2017-02-25

    This article presents VineSens, a hardware and software platform for supporting the decision-making of the vine grower. VineSens is based on a wireless sensor network system composed by autonomous and self-powered nodes that are deployed throughout a vineyard. Such nodes include sensors that allow us to obtain detailed knowledge on different viticulture processes. Thanks to the use of epidemiological models, VineSens is able to propose a custom control plan to prevent diseases like one of the most feared by vine growers: downy mildew. VineSens generates alerts that warn farmers about the measures that have to be taken and stores the historical weather data collected from different spots of the vineyard. Such data can then be accessed through a user-friendly web-based interface that can be accessed through the Internet by using desktop or mobile devices. VineSens was deployed at the beginning in 2016 in a vineyard in the Ribeira Sacra area (Galicia, Spain) and, since then, its hardware and software have been tested to prevent the development of downy mildew, showing during its first season that the system can led to substantial savings, to decrease the amount of phytosanitary products applied, and, as a consequence, to obtain a more ecologically sustainable and healthy wine.

  17. Successful management of severe cow's milk allergy with omalizumab treatment and CD-sens monitoring.

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    Nilsson, Caroline; Nordvall, Lennart; Johansson, S G O; Nopp, Anna

    2014-10-01

    Food allergy is common in children and young adults and may be difficult to diagnose and is at present treated with avoidance of the food in question. The aim of this report is to share our clinical experiences monitoring omalizumab treatment by basophil allergen threshold sensitivity, CD-sens. Five children, 6-16 years of age, with a severe milk allergy including episodes of anaphylaxis and IgE-antibodies, between 30 and 160 kUA/L to casein and alpha-lactalbumin (milk proteins), were treated with omalizumab. CD-sens, was tested prior to and after 4 months of omalizumab and if turned negative, it was followed by an oral milk challenge. All children became negative in CD-sens and had a negative milk challenge, but one child required doubling of the omalizumab dose to achieve a negative CD-sens before a challenge was done. Omalizumab appears useful in treatment of severe food allergy, e.g., anaphylaxis to milk, and CD-sens monitoring may decide when and how to perform a food challenge.

  18. Chancen und Herausforderungen der religiösen Bildung im Lebensraum Schule aus muslimischer Perspektive

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    Sule Dursun

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    Full Text Available Dieser Beitrag basiert – mit dem Hinweis auf die zunehmende Präsenz der herkunftsorientierten religiösen Einrichtungen in Europa – auf dem Argument, dass die islamisch-religiöse Bildung in den Schulen Europas überdacht werden muss und ihr eine entscheidende Rolle zukommt. Neben den herkunftsorientierten religiösen Einrichtungen in Europa wird in diesem Beitrag die Bedeutung des islamischen Religionsunterrichts aus dem Blickwinkel des kontextualisierten Islams beleuchtet. Mittels Fallbeispielen zur religiösen Bildung am religiösen Markt (= religiöse Institutionen außerhalb des Schulraums wird in diesem Beitrag aufgezeigt, dass der islamische Religionsunterricht im Gegensatz zu den religiösen Institutionen keine Monopolkirche sein darf, in der vorwiegend eine Art Volksfrömmigkeit vermittelt wird. Opportunities and Challenges of Religious Education in Schools – A Muslim Perspective This contribution is based on the argument that the role of Islamic religious education at schools should be reconceived in relation to the growing presence of origin-oriented religious institutions in Europe. In addition to the origin-oriented religious institutions in Europe, this paper aims to present the importance of Islamic religious education from the perspective of contextualized Islam. Based on case studies for religious education in the religious market (outside the education area this paper shows that the Islamic religious education cannot offer Church`s monopoly and act like origin-oriented religious institutions to mediate popular piety.

  19. Liberdade e Poder em Amartya Sen: uma Leitura Crítica

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    Valter Lúcio de Oliveira

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available As evidenced in the title, this article presents a critical analysis of several proposals developed by Amartya Sen. It makes two central critiques of Sen’s work; highlighting the absence of arguments that take into account relationships of power, as well as the lack of an emphasis on the relationship between the individual and society. At the same time, evidence will be presented that Sen’s perspective is not an alternative to the dominant economic discourse, neither in its analytic intent or its normative orientation. One can conclude that his proposals are presented, more appropriately, as a sophisticated theory of the principles that presently govern liberalism. Therefore, his formulations do not differ much from those that are currently being implemented in the majority of countries.

  20. Retten til privathed i det danske sundhedsvæsen

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    Hanne Pihl Bjerre

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Formålet med nærværende oversigtsartikel er at undersøge den stigende digitalisering og deling af personlige informationer i sundhedsvæsenet, samt hvilke etiske udfordringer denne udvikling har for den enkelte borger. Mere præcis vil vi rammesætte denne diskussion i en dansk kontekst eksemplificeret ved Det Fælles Medicinkort. Det Fælles Medicinkort er en obligatorisk database for danske borgere indeholdende informationer om patienters medicinske historie to år tilbage. Denne database kan tilgås af en bred vifte af sundhedsprofessionelle i Danmark (Bekendtgørelse om Lægemiddelstyrelsens elektroniske registrering af de enkelte borgeres medicinoplysninger 2011.På trods af lovede sundhedsmæssige fordele, såsom en højere grad af sikkerhed i forbindelse med medicinering, en øget effektivisering af sundhedsvæsenet og dermed besparelser på de offentlige budgetter, plæderer vi i artiklen for, at implementeringen af Det Fælles Medicinkort kompromitterer den enkeltes privathed. Den enkelte borger er ikke i tilstrækkelig grad informeret om brugen af Det Fælles Medicinkort. Ydermere finder vi ikke, at borgerens autonomi i forhold til indholdet af personlige oplysninger i Det Fælles Medicinkort er opretholdt på en tilfredsstillende måde.Artiklens primære perspektiv er deontologisk, men for at nuancere vores diskussion inddrages lejlighedsvist også utilitaristiske argumenter. Endvidere inddrages i artiklen Helen Nissenbaum, Tom L. Beauchamp og James F. Childress samt John Rawls. I artiklen vil tre konkrete problemstillinger blive diskuteret i relation til Det Fælles Medicinkort: (1 Deler vi relevante og passende data? (2 Er distributionen af disse data til en så bred vifte af sundhedsprofessionelle på sin plads? Og slutteligt: (3 Er den enkelte borgers beslutningsdygtighed, og dermed mulighed for autonomi i forhold til personrelaterede informationer, tilstrækkelig.Nøgleord: digitalisering, privathed, Danmark, sundhedsvæsen

  1. Mangan historia : Japanilainen sarjakuva, sen kehittyminen, merkitys ja valinta kirjastojen kokoelmiin

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    Nyman, Jani

    2015-01-01

    Tämän opinnäytetyön aiheena on mangan historia ja kehittyminen Japanissa, sekä tarkemmin, mikä sen historia on Suomessa. Sen on tarkoitus myös antaa ohjeita kirjastonhoitajille mangan valinnassa kirjastoihin. Opinnäytetyön toimeksiantajana toimii Oulun ammattikorkeakoulu. Opinnäytetyön pääasiallinen tehtävä on kertoa mangan pitkästä historiasta maailmalla ja Suo-messa, sekä ohjeistaa kirjastonhoitajia mangan valinnassa kirjastojen kokoelmiin. Tästä syystä opinnäytetyöhön on liitetty kirja...

  2. A focus on educational choice in the light of Sen's capability approach

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    Skovhus, Randi Boelskifte

    This presentation demonstrates that in Denmark there is considerable focus on educational and career choices during the last year of lower-secondary school, and investigates the possibility of using Amartya Sen?s capability approach as a lens to analyse this focus. It is argued that attention...... to the processes occurring before choices are made is of central importance, as these help to give students a genuine opportunity to choose from a broader range of options. This consideration is important from a social-justice perspective even if students end up choosing what they would have chosen without broader...

  3. Partilha do sensível na comunidade: interseções entre psicologia e teatro

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    Rocha,Tatiana Gomes da; Kastrup,Virginia

    2008-01-01

    O objetivo deste artigo é promover uma discussão sobre psicologia e teatro, buscando compreender algumas relações e efeitos possíveis quando ambos se aproximam e se voltam para a produção de subjetividade nas comunidades populares. Um conceito central é o de partilha do sensível, formulado por Jacques Rancière. O texto discute as formas que a partilha do sensível configura tanto no teatro quanto na psicologia comunitária quando estes se propõem a ser vetores da transformação social, e aponta ...

  4. Is a modified Senning with pericardial patch associated with less complications and better prognosis?

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    Amir Mohamed

    2016-08-01

    Conclusion: The modified Senning procedure using autologous pericardial patch augmentation, showed less incidence of late PVPS, and higher incidence of restoration of sinus rhythm at the time of discharge in comparison to the published results of the standard technique in the literature. It had a low mortality and comparatively better survival.

  5. Is Sen's Capability Approach an Adequate Basis for Considering Human Development

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    D.R. Gasper (Des)

    2002-01-01

    markdownabstractAbstract Sen's capability approach (SCA) has suppo1ied valuable work on Human Development (HD), bringing attention to a much wider range of information on people's freedoms and well-being than in most earlier economie planning, but has troubling features and requires

  6. Teachers' Perspectives Surrounding ICT Use amongst SEN Students in the Mainstream Educational Setting

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    Abed, Mohaned Ghazi

    2018-01-01

    At the present time, ICT (Information and Communication Technology) is recognised as a pressing consideration in educational establishments worldwide. Accordingly, the present research proved to be valuable to teaching staff, teachers in (Special Educational Needs) SEN and leaders in schools. This work's aim was centred on explaining and examining…

  7. Sen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: Adaptive Preferences and Higher Education

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    Watts, Michael

    2009-01-01

    Adaptive preferences are both a central justification and continuing problem for the use of the capability approach. They are illustrated here with reference to a project examining the choices of young people who had rejected higher education. Jon Elster, Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum have all criticised utilitarianism on the grounds that a…

  8. Social Justice and the Philosophical Foundations of Critical Peace Education: Exploring Nussbaum, Sen, and Freire

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    Snauwaert, Dale

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to philosophically explore a "realization-focused" capabilities theory of social justice, as articulated by AmartyaSen and Martha Nussbaum, as foundational to a theory of critical peace education. Paulo Freire's philosophy of critical pedagogy has had and continues to have a profound influence on the theory and…

  9. Examining Key Issues Underlying the Audit Commission Reports on SEN Policy Paper 1 (5th Series)

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    Norwich, Brahm; Beek, Chris; Richardson, Penny; Gray, Peter

    2004-01-01

    This book is the first publication in the fifth series of seminars organised by the SEN Policy Options Steering Group to examine policy issues to do with special educational needs. The aim of the seminar was to examine in depth several underlying issues raised by the recent Audit Commission Reports on special educational needs. The seminar…

  10. Sediment accumulation owing to backwater effect in the lower reach of the Stung Sen River, Cambodia

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    Nagumo, Naoko; Kubo, Sumiko; Sugai, Toshihiko; Egashira, Shinji

    2017-11-01

    We examined channel bars at two sites in the lower reach of the Stung Sen River, which flows into Lake Tonle Sap, Cambodia, to identify sediment transport and accumulation processes during monsoon-related flood events and to investigate how sediment transport capacity changes as a result of enhanced backwater effect of the lake. Channel bars in the lower reach of the Stung Sen River that emerge in the dry season were classified into type A (lateral bars), type B (point bars), type C (concave-bank benches) and type D (diagonal and island bars, or fluvial dunes) based on Nagumo et al.'s previous study. Type B, type C, and type D channel bars were at our study sites of SEN-01 and SEN-02, about 83 and 77 km from the river mouth respectively. Computation of water surface profiles showed that sediment transport capacity of the Stung Sen River decreased abruptly after the peak flow stage because of the backwater effect from Lake Tonle Sap during the decreasing flow stage. Our observations suggest that alternating layers of sand and silt to clay layers accumulate to form type C channel bars, corresponding to changes in sediment transport capacity controlled by backwater effects from Lake Tonle Sap and by changes in flow depths and associated slackwater systems. The accumulation of alternating silt and sand layers of type B channel bars results from lateral sediment transportation that is accelerated with an increase of secondary flow, whereas development of type D channel bars is related to bedload mobility.

  11. Community-managed Data Sharing, Curation, and Publication: SEN on SEAD

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    Martin, R. L.; Myers, J.; Hsu, L.

    2017-12-01

    While data publication in support of reuse and scientific reproducibility is increasingly being recognized as a key aspect of modern research practice, best practices are still to be developed at the level of scientific communities. Often, such practices are discussed in the abstract - as community standards for data plans or as requirements for yet-to-be-built software - with no clear path to community adoption. In contrast, the Sediment Experimentalist Network, supported through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) EarthCube initiative, has encouraged an iterative, practice-based approach within its community that has resulted in the publication of dozens of datasets, comprised of millions of files totaling more than 4 TB in size, and the documentation of more than 100 experimental procedures, instruments, and facilities, by multiple research teams. A key element of SEN's approach has been to leverage cloud-based data services that provide robust core capabilities with community-based management and customization capabilities. These services - data sharing, curation, and publication services developed through the NSF-supported Sustainable Environment - Actionable Data (SEAD) project and the wiki-based SEN Knowledge Base (KB) - have allowed the SEN team to ground discussions in reality and leverage the practical questions arising as researchers publish data to drive discussion and evolve towards better practices. In this presentation we summarize how SEN interacts with researchers, the best practices that have been developed, and the capabilities of SEAD and the SEN KB that support them. We also describe issues that have arisen in the community - related, for example, to recommended and required metadata, individual, project and community branding, and data version and derivation relationships - and describe how SEN's outreach activities, collaboration with the SEAD team, and the flexible design of the data services themselves have, in combination, been able to

  12. Health-related quality of life research and the capability approach of Amartya Sen.

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    Verkerk, M A; Busschbach, J J; Karssing, E D

    2001-01-01

    Standardised health-related quality of life questionnaires play an increasing role as measures of outcome in the evaluation of health care interventions. However, problems can arise when the selected functions or dimensions of such standardised measures are not in line with the intervention that is the focus of the research. Furthermore, the subjective element of quality of life makes standardised questionnaires vulnerable to the coping mechanism, thereby decreasing their sensitivity. The capability approach of the economist and philosopher Amartya Sen offers a descriptive concept that contributes to a better understanding of these problems. This article provides an introduction to the ideas of Sen for researchers who wish to go beyond the traditional framework of measuring health-related quality of life.

  13. Vammaisten henkilöiden osallisuus ja sen monet tasot : "saa olla osallinen arjessa"

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    Liinamaa, Piia

    2016-01-01

    TIIVISTELMÄ VAMMAISTEN HENKILÖIDEN OSALLISUUS JA SEN MONET TASOT “Saa olla osallinen arjessa” Piia Liinamaa Sosiaalityö Yhteiskuntatieteiden ja filosofian laitos Pro gradu -tutkielma Jyväskylän yliopisto / Kokkolan yliopistokeskus Chydenius Ohjaaja: YTT Kari Ilmonen Syksy 2016 Sivumäärä: 87 sivua, 3 liitettä ____________________________________________________________________________ Tämä kvalitatiivinen pro gradu -tutkimus liittyy vammaisten henkilöiden o...

  14. Isolation of a human intestinal anaerobe, Bifidobacterium sp. strain SEN, capable of hydrolyzing sennosides to sennidins.

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    Akao, T; Che, Q M; Kobashi, K; Yang, L; Hattori, M; Namba, T

    1994-01-01

    A strictly anaerobic bacterium capable of metabolizing sennosides was isolated from human feces and identified as Bifidobacterium sp., named strain SEN. The bacterium hydrolyzed sennosides A and B to sennidins A and B via sennidin A and B 8-monoglucosides, respectively. Among nine species of Bifidobacterium having beta-glucosidase activity, only Bifidobacterium dentium and B. adolescentis metabolized sennoside B to sennidin B, suggesting that the sennoside-metabolizing bacteria produce a nove...

  15. SensInDenT-Noncontact Sensors Integrated Into Dental Treatment Units.

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    Teichmann, Daniel; Teichmann, Maren; Weitz, Philippe; Wolfart, Stefan; Leonhardt, Steffen; Walter, Marian

    2017-02-01

    This paper presents the first system design (SensInDenT) for noncontact cardiorespiratory monitoring during dental treatment. The system is integrated into a dental treatment unit, and combines sensors based on electromagnetic, optical, and mechanical coupling at different sensor locations. The measurement principles and circuits are described and a system overview is presented. Furthermore, a first proof of concept is provided by taking measurements in healthy volunteers under laboratory conditions.

  16. Tietohallintolaki ja sen vaikutukset sähköisen asioinnin kokonaisarkkitehtuuriin

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    Lindblad-Ahonen, Anne

    2013-01-01

    Tutkielman tavoitteena on tutkia miten uusi tietohallintolaki sekä sen asettamat vaatimukset vaikuttavat julkishallinnon (yhteisten) tietoteknisten ratkaisujen kehittämiseen ja toteuttamiseen. Vaikutusta pyritään selvittämään tutkimalla miten eri kaupungit ovat kuvanneet toimintojaan kokonaisarkkitehtuurin näkökulmasta, varsinkin varhaiskasvatuksen sähköisen asioinnin osalta. Tietohallintolaki edellyttää, että julkisen hallinnon viranomaisen on tietojärjestelmien yhteentoimivuuden mahdoll...

  17. Analytical study of a Kerr-Sen black hole and a charged massive scalar field

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    Bernard, Canisius

    2017-11-01

    It is reported that Kerr-Newman and Kerr-Sen black holes are unstable to perturbations of charged massive scalar field. In this paper, we study analytically the complex frequencies which characterize charged massive scalar fields in a near-extremal Kerr-Sen black hole. For near-extremal Kerr-Sen black holes and for charged massive scalar fields in the eikonal large-mass M ≫μ regime, where M is the mass of the black hole, and μ is the mass of the charged scalar field, we have obtained a simple expression for the dimensionless ratio ωI/(ωR-ωc) , where ωI and ωR are, respectively, the imaginary and real parts of the frequency of the modes, and ωc is the critical frequency for the onset of super-radiance. We have also found our expression is consistent with the result of Hod [Phys. Rev. D 94, 044036 (2016), 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.044036] for the case of a near-extremal Kerr-Newman black hole and the result of Zouros and Eardly [Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 118, 139 (1979), 10.1016/0003-4916(79)90237-9] for the case of neutral scalar fields in the background of a near-extremal Kerr black hole.

  18. Logical and historical determination of the Arrow and Sen impossibility theorems

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    Boričić Branislav

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available General classification of mathematical statements divides them into universal, those of the form xA , and existential ЭxA ones. Common formulations of impossibility theorems of K. J. Arrow and A. K. Sen are represented by the statements of the form "there is no x such that A". Bearing in mind logical equivalence of formulae ¬ЭxA and x¬A, we come to the conclusion that the corpus of impossibility theorems, which appears in the theory of social choice, could make a specific and recognizable subclass of universal statements. In this paper, on the basis of the established logical and methodological criteria, we point to a sequence of extremely significant "impossibility theorems", reaching throughout the history of mathematics to the present days and the famous results of Arrow and Sen in field of mathematical economics. We close with specifying the context which makes it possible to formulate the results of Arrow and Sen accurately, presenting a new direct proof of Sen’s result, with no reliance on the notion of minimal liberalism. .

  19. Palliative Senning in the Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Juliano Gomes da Penha

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    Full Text Available Background:Transposition of the great arteries (TGA is the most common cyanotic cardiopathy, with an incidence ranging between 0.2 and 0.4 per 1000 live births. Many patients not treated in the first few months of life may progress with severe pulmonary vascular disease. Treatment of these patients may include palliative surgery to redirect the flow at the atrial level.Objective:Report our institutional experience with the palliative Senning procedure in children diagnosed with TGA and double outlet right ventricle with severe pulmonary vascular disease, and to evaluate the early and late clinical progression of the palliative Senning procedure.Methods:Retrospective study based on the evaluation of medical records in the period of 1991 to 2014. Only patients without an indication for definitive surgical treatment of the cardiopathy due to elevated pulmonary pressure were included.Results:After one year of follow-up there was a mean increase in arterial oxygen saturation from 62.1% to 92.5% and a mean decrease in hematocrit from 49.4% to 36.3%. Lung histological analysis was feasible in 16 patients. In 8 patients, pulmonary biopsy grades 3 and 4 were evidenced.Conclusion:The palliative Senning procedure improved arterial oxygen saturation, reduced polycythemia, and provided a better quality of life for patients with TGA with ventricular septal defect, severe pulmonary hypertension, and poor prognosis.

  20. La inversión social y el índice de Sen en Ecuador

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    MERY ESPERANZA RUIZ

    2018-03-01

    Full Text Available La pobreza es un problema en la medida en que los bajos ingresos crean problemas para quienes no son pobres y esto puede constituirse en verdadera tragedia. De ello nace la preocupación por parte de los gobiernos de turno por gestionar una inversión social saludable, equitativa y visionaria que disminuya la pobreza y equipare los niveles de vida. El objetivo del presente trabajo es determinar la incidencia de la Inversión Social (Educación, Salud, Trabajo, Vivienda y Bienestar Social en la pobreza,  utilizando como indicador el Índice de Sen en Ecuador en un periodo de 10 años, a través de un modelo econométrico lineal con Mínimos Cuadrados Ordinarios.  Al establecer la incidencia de los sectoriales de la inversión social (Educación, Salud, Bienestar Social, Desarrollo Urbano y Vivienda, Trabajo en el Índice de Sen, cumpliendo con un modelo óptimo  la mayoría de los sectoriales a excepción del Bienestar Social, tienen incidencia en el Índice de Sen del Ecuador

  1. SenSafe: A Smartphone-Based Traffic Safety Framework by Sensing Vehicle and Pedestrian Behaviors

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    Zhenyu Liu

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Traffic accident involving vehicles is one of the most serious problems in the transportation system nowadays. How to detect dangerous steering and then alarm drivers in real time is a problem. What is more, walking while using smartphones makes pedestrian more susceptible to various risks. Although dedicated short range communication (DSRC provides the way for safety communications, most of vehicles have not been deployed with DSRC components. Even worse, DSRC is not supported by the smartphones for vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P communication. In this paper, a smartphone-based framework named SenSafe is developed to improve the traffic safety. SenSafe is a framework which only utilizes the smartphone to sense the surrounding events and provides alerts to drivers. Smartphone-based driving behaviors detection mechanism is developed inside the framework to discover various steering behaviors. Besides, the Wi-Fi association and authentication overhead is reduced to broadcast the compressed sensing data using the Wi-Fi beacon to inform the drivers of the surroundings. Furthermore, a collision estimation algorithm is designed to issue appropriate warnings. Finally, an Android-based implementation of SenSafe framework has been achieved to demonstrate the application reliability in real environments.

  2. Problématique de négociation du sens dans la traduction

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    Farnaz Sassani

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available Le traducteur cherche toujours à transmettre le mieux possible le sens d’un texte, en faisant des paraphrases et expliquant le sens. Il essaie de recréer le texte de départ dans une autre langue et de négocier avec l’auteur pour rester fidèle dans la transmission du sens car la traductibilité absolue est impossible. La traduction représente un domaine créatif particulier des procédures de langue et elle consiste à produire dans la langue d’arrivée l’équivalent naturel le plus proche du message de la langue de départ, d’abord quant à la signification puis quant au style. Umberto Eco en évoquant les grands problèmes de la traduction insiste sur l’importance de la signification avant toute chose : la forme, le style et l’expression. Ainsi dans l’activité traduisante, ce qui est privilégié, c’est la transmission du sens du texte source dans le texte cible. Dans cet article nous essaierons, en premier lieu, de situer la question de la négociation dans la traduction d’après les recherches d’Eco. Dans une deuxième partie, nous soulignerons les différentes procédures concernant l’interprétation et la négociation du sens afin d’expliciter les aspects fondamentaux de la problématique abordée pour démontrer que l’étude des processus de signification dans la traduction aide le traducteur à mettre au jour les différences et les convergences de chaque langue car la traduction et en même temps un dialogue entre la culture de l’auteur et celle du lecteur.

  3. Towards a Capability Approach to Careers: Applying Amartya Sen's Thinking to Career Guidance and Development

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    Robertson, Peter J.

    2015-01-01

    Amartya Sen's capability approach characterizes an individual's well-being in terms of what they are able to be, and what they are able to do. This framework for thinking has many commonalities with the core ideas in career guidance. Sen's approach is abstract and not in itself a complete or explanatory theory, but a case can be…

  4. Políticas sociais e luta de classes: uma crítica a Amartya Sen = Social policies and the class struggle: criticizing Amartya Sen

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    Mendonça, Luiz Jorge V. Pessoa de

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    Full Text Available O artigo desenvolve o argumento de que as políticas econômicas e sociais adotadas pelo Banco Mundial, tal como desenvolvida por Amartya Sen, não resolvem o problema da pobreza dos países subdesenvolvidos. Os pressupostos dessa teoria e as condições de vida das populações envolvidas acabam por justificar moralmente tais políticas, não se constituindo numa alternativa verdadeira de políticas sociais. Além disso, reproduz-se uma opção ideológica e política que desconhece a exploração capitalista e suas principais características. A alternativa marxista coloca-se, portanto, como uma alternativa de interpretação

  5. THE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURAL VALUES OF ECLECTIC STYLE SHOPHOUSES CASE STUDY: SUN YAT SEN MUSEUM PENANG, MALAYSIA

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    Akram Zwain

    2017-07-01

    Full Text Available The Sun Yat Sen shophouse in Penang is a small private Museum, which was converted from a shophouse or townhouse situated in the Armenian Street heritage area of George Town. The building is an example of embraces of the architectural heritage of George Town which is an extraordinarily beautiful example of Straits Settlements merchant's shophouse. Historically, it is associated with the global historical personality of Dr. Sun Yat Sen and his revolutionary. This city was added to the UNESCO's world heritage list in 2008 to acknowledge its rich cultural heritage that constitutes of unique architectural and cultural townscape along the Straits of Melaka. This paper investigates the architectural plan of a shophouse and the values of cultural heritage buildings which eventually was converted into a Museum in George Town, Penang. Classified as an eclectic style shophouse, it is rich in design and art components featured in its architecture that are still sustaining until today. This building has an interesting mixture of architectural and cultural inspirations adapted from the Chinese origin, with the local Malay ethnicity and the European influences that colonised the region. The introduction of new non related architectural components into the southern Chinese (eclectic style style in shophouses in George Town has resulted in the disappearance of this unique style of architecture. This investigation employs a qualitative research approach by documenting evidence and understanding the architectural as well as cultural influences of the southern Chinese eclectic style by studying the Sun Yat Sen Museum as a case study. The findings of the research point towards an understanding of the architectural and cultural influences that govern the design of the shophouse and its architectural character. Key words: sustainable architectural values, George Town, eclectic style, shophouses

  6. Utilization of raw material from early thinnings; Ensiharvennuspuun hyoedyntaeminen

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    Alen, R; Marttina, M; Toivanen, J [Jyvaeskylae Univ. (Finland). Dept. of Chemistry

    1997-12-01

    Wood material from early thinnings is one of the most potential new material reserves (4 - 6 million m{sup 3}) for industrial purposes. However, the prerequisites for an enhanced utilisation of this reserve would be, besides more efficient logging, debarking, and chipping, an optimal fractionation of wood material into energy and fibre production. The aim of this project was to promote the use of first-thinning wood as a competitive raw material for energy production by increasing the potential utilisation of the corresponding wood resource for chemical pulping. During the year 1996 the variation of fibre length distribution within the stem and top (total height of 12 m) of a 27-years-old pine wood (Pinus sylvestris) was determined. Tentative calculations indicated that about 67 % of the wood dry matter consists of fibres having an average fibre length more than 2 mm. It was considered that most of this fraction with high quality fibre properties could be recovered and used for pulping. In addition, the detailed FTIR analysis of different samples from the same pine wood showed that there was an adequate correlation between the FTIR spectrometric data and the fibre length averages. (orig.)

  7. Isolation of a human intestinal anaerobe, Bifidobacterium sp. strain SEN, capable of hydrolyzing sennosides to sennidins.

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    Akao, T; Che, Q M; Kobashi, K; Yang, L; Hattori, M; Namba, T

    1994-01-01

    A strictly anaerobic bacterium capable of metabolizing sennosides was isolated from human feces and identified as Bifidobacterium sp., named strain SEN. The bacterium hydrolyzed sennosides A and B to sennidins A and B via sennidin A and B 8-monoglucosides, respectively. Among nine species of Bifidobacterium having beta-glucosidase activity, only Bifidobacterium dentium and B. adolescentis metabolized sennoside B to sennidin B, suggesting that the sennoside-metabolizing bacteria produce a novel type of beta-glucosidase capable of hydrolyzing sennosides to sennidins. PMID:8161172

  8. Captol konsernin henkilöstön osaamisen nykytila ja sen kehittäminen

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    Vetoniemi, Kirsi

    2014-01-01

    Tämän kehittämistehtävän ja sen osana toteutetun Captol konsernin osaamiskartoituskyselyn tavoitteena on saada vastaus tutkimusongelmaan: Mikä on Captol konsernin tämän hetkinen henkilöstön osaamisen taso ja miten sitä voidaan kehittää osaamisen johtamisen menetelmin? Kehittämistehtävässä paneudutaan henkilöstöresurssien kartoitukseen osaamisen osalta sekä osaamisen kehittämiseen, huomioiden konsernin strategia. Edellä mainitun analyysin lisäksi tutkimuksessa etsitään vastauksia siihen, ...

  9. Identidad Social en Amartya Sen: vinculando libertad y responsabilidad en democracia

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    Carvajal Muñoz, María Rosario

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Social identity is plural, ambiguous, chosen, neither inherited nor merely discovered, and coexists harmoniously with other identities (Sen, 2001, p. 319. Identities related to capabilities, an aspect of freedom understood as the individual’s willingness to choose from among the substantive opportunities that exist (Sen, 2004, p. 520. At present, some identities are being constructed and reinforced, but others are being weakened, such as those relating to work. This text insists on the need to think about the connection between identity, freedom and responsibility. Identity without freedom is a chimera, but it is also impossible for identity and freedom to be present without responsibility, because identity is an option that is chosen, and as an action, needs both individual responsibility as well as responsibility to others. This enables the substantive opportunities that make it effective. This work is relevant because the existing literature does not stop to analyse these relationships explicitly.La identidad social es plural, no unívoca, elegida, no heredada ni meramente descubierta, y en convivencia armónica con otras identidades (Sen, 2001, p. 319. Las identidades remiten al término de capacidad, un aspecto de la libertad entendido como la disposición a elegir de los individuos a partir de la existencia de oportunidades sustantivas (Sen, 2004, p. 520. En la actualidad se construyen y refuerzan algunas identidades, pero también se debilitan otras, como las que afectan al ámbito laboral. Este texto insiste en la necesidad de reflexionar en la vinculación existente entre identidad, libertad y responsabilidad. La identidad sin libertad se hace quimera, pero la presencia de identidad y libertad sin responsabilidad se hace también imposible. Porque la identidad como opción que se elige, y que implica una acción, necesita tanto de la responsabilidad individual como de la responsabilidad para con otros posibilitando oportunidades

  10. Vacuum-field solutions of Ross and Sen-Dunn theories of gravitation

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    Krori, K.D.; Nandy, D.

    1978-01-01

    Vacuum-field solutions of Ross (Phys. Rev.; D5:284 (1972)) and Sen-Dunn (J. Math. Phys.; 12:578 (1971)) theories of gravitation have been obtained with the aid of a Friedmann-type metric. Non-static solutions are found showing that the Birkhoff theorem holds for neither theory. It has been observed that the two theories have a limited scope for vacuum solution as against the Brans-Dicke theory. Mach's principle, however, holds for both the theories. (author)

  11. Influence of Se/N Codoping on the Structural, Optical, Electronic and Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2

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    Full Text Available Se4+ and N3− ions were used as codopants to enhance the photocatalytic activity of TiO2 under sunlight irradiation. The Se/N codoped photocatalysts were prepared through a simple wet-impregnation method followed by heat treatment using SeCl4 and urea as the dopant sources. The prepared photocatalysts were well characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS, UV-diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (UV-DRS, scanning electron microscopy (SEM and Raman spectroscopy. The codoped samples showed photoabsorption in the visible light range from 430 nm extending up to 580 nm. The photocatalytic activity of the Se/N codoped photocatalysts was evaluated by degradation of 4-nitrophenol (4-NP. The degradation of 4-NP was highly increased for the Se/N codoped samples compared to the undoped and single doped samples under both UV-A and sunlight irradiation. Aiming to determine the electronic structure and dopant locations, quantum chemical modeling of the undoped and Se/N codoped anatase clusters was performed using Density Functional Theory (DFT calculations with the hybrid functional (B3LYP and double-zeta (LanL2DZ basis set. The results revealed that Se/N codoping of TiO2 reduces the band gap due to mixing of N2p with O2p orbitals in the valence band and also introduces additional electronic states originating from Se3p orbitals in the band gap.

  12. New energy vision of the Sen'nan city area. Outline; 2001 nendo Sen'nan shi chiiki shin energy vision (Gaiyo ban)

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    For the purpose of promoting the introduction of new energy and enhancing the awareness of it in Sen'nan City, Osaka Prefecture, a new energy vision was worked out, and a version of the outline was made. The policy on new energy introduction was described as follows: to make a great use of solar energy; to promote the spread of low-emission car and other new energy; to construct a system for spread that is connected to cooperation with citizen and education/enlightenment. Concretely, the following were cited: introduction of photovoltaic power generation to the city office/elementary school/junior high school; study of preferential treatment for introduction of solar energy; introduction of low-emission car to official vehicle; study of preferential treatment for introduction of low-emission car; promotion of car sharing by low-emission car; introduction of natural gas cogeneration and fuel cell to the city office; installation of street light using small wind power generation; potential study of small- and medium-size power generation; support for class for new energy experience at elementary/junior high school; potential study of utilization of biomass energy such as bamboo charcoal; study of preferential treatment for new energy to be given to citizen and enterprises in the city; construction/support of energy utilization system using waste, etc. (NEDO)

  13. Long-Term Outcome of Mustard/Senning Correction for Transposition of the Great Arteries in Sweden and Denmark

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    Vejlstrup, Niels; Sørensen, Keld; Mattsson, Eva

    2015-01-01

    and leaves the right ventricle as the systemic ventricle. The Mustard and Senning cohort is now well into adulthood and we begin to see the long-term outcome. METHODS AND RESULTS: All the 6 surgical centers that performed Mustard and Senning operations in Sweden and Denmark identified all operated TGA...... patients. Information about death was obtained in late 2007 and early 2008 from the Danish and Swedish Centralised Civil Register by using the patients' unique national Civil Registration Numbers. Four hundred sixty-eight patients undergoing the atrial switch operation were identified. Perioperative 30-day...... of long-term outcome (hazard ratio, 1.90; 95% confidence interval, 1.05-3.46, P=0.04), once the TGA patient has survived the perioperative period. The risk of reoperation was correlated to the presence of associated defects and where the first Mustard/Senning operation was performed. CONCLUSIONS: The long...

  14. The Sensed Presence Questionnaire (SenPQ: initial psychometric validation of a measure of the “Sensed Presence” experience

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    Joseph M. Barnby

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available Background The experience of ‘sensed presence’—a feeling or sense that another entity, individual or being is present despite no clear sensory or perceptual evidence—is known to occur in the general population, appears more frequently in religious or spiritual contexts, and seems to be prominent in certain psychiatric or neurological conditions and may reflect specific functions of social cognition or body-image representation systems in the brain. Previous research has relied on ad-hoc measures of the experience and no specific psychometric scale to measure the experience exists to date. Methods Based on phenomenological description in the literature, we created the 16-item Sensed Presence Questionnaire (SenPQ. We recruited participants from (i a general population sample, and; (ii a sample including specific selection for religious affiliation, to complete the SenPQ and additional measures of well-being, schizotypy, social anxiety, social imagery, and spiritual experience. We completed an analysis to test internal reliability, the ability of the SenPQ to distinguish between religious and non-religious participants, and whether the SenPQ was specifically related to positive schizotypical experiences and social imagery. A factor analysis was also conducted to examine underlying latent variables. Results The SenPQ was found to be reliable and valid, with religious participants significantly endorsing more items than non-religious participants, and the scale showing a selective relationship with construct relevant measures. Principal components analysis indicates two potential underlying factors interpreted as reflecting ‘benign’ and ‘malign’ sensed presence experiences. Discussion The SenPQ appears to be a reliable and valid measure of sensed presence experience although further validation in neurological and psychiatric conditions is warranted.

  15. Creación de la marca, manual de identidad corporativa y mobiliario para SenSa restobar.

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    MARÍN PORRIÑO, MARTA

    2017-01-01

    Creation of the brand of SenSa restobar through a study of the competition and analysis of the same. Realization of the manual of identity corporate of the brand. And development of a specific cocktail furniture for the establishment. Creación de la marca de SenSa restobar mediante un estudio de la competencia y análisis de los mismos. Realización del manual de identidad corporativa de la marca. Y desarrollo de un mueble para coctelería específico para el establecimiento. Marín Porriño,...

  16. PEDAGOGINEN PIENRYHMÄTOIMINTA JA SEN VAIKUTUS KASVATTAJIEN TYÖHYVINVOINTIIN PUISTOLAN JA KYMINTEHTAAN PÄIVÄKODEISSA

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    Saarivirta, Johanna

    2015-01-01

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli selvittää kasvatushenkilökunnan ajatuksia ja kokemuksia pedagogisen pienryhmätoiminnan vaikutuksista työhyvinvointiin Kymin-tehtaan ja Puistolan päiväkodeissa. Näille kokemuksille taustaksi selvitettiin kasvattajien käsityksiä omaa hyvinvointia ja työhyvinvointia tuottavista ja tukevista tekijöistä, pedagogisen pienryhmätoiminnan taustaa, sen erilaisia toteutusmuotoja, etuja ja haasteita sekä sitä, kuinka kasvattajat kokevat sen työhyvinvointinsa kannalta...

  17. Mustialan maanviljelysopiston ja sen lähiympäristön vanhojen omenapuiden kulttuurinen ja geneettinen monimuotoisuus

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    Ahinko, Heli

    2016-01-01

    Luonnonvarakeskuksen (Luke) Nurkkapuuhanke käynnistettiin tammikuussa 2012 keräämään ja täydentämään tarhaomenan paikallislajikkeisiin liittyvää tietoa. Opinnäytetyö on osa Nurkkapuuhanketta ja sen toimeksiantajana toimii Luonnonvarakeskus. Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli löytää ja tunnistaa Tammelan kunnassa sijaitsevan Mustialan entisen Maanviljelysopiston, nykyisen Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulun (HAMK) Mustialan yksikön- sekä sen lähialueella kasvavat vanhat omenapuut. Omenapuiden tunteminen mah...

  18. Structural disorder of natural BimSen superlattices grown by molecular beam epitaxy

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    Springholz, G.; Wimmer, S.; Groiss, H.; Albu, M.; Hofer, F.; Caha, O.; Kriegner, D.; Stangl, J.; Bauer, G.; Holý, V.

    2018-05-01

    The structure and morphology of BimSen epitaxial layers with compositions ranging from Bi2Se3 to the Bi1Se1 grown by molecular beam epitaxy with different flux compositions are investigated by transmission electron microscopy, high-resolution x-ray diffraction, and atomic force microscopy. It is shown that the lattice structure changes significantly as a function of the beam flux composition, i.e., Se/BiSe flux ratio that determines the stoichiometry of the layers. A perfect Bi2Se3 phase is formed only with a sufficiently high additional Se flux, whereas Bi1Se1 is obtained when only a BiSe compound source without additional Se is used. For intermediate values of the excess Se flux during growth, Bi2Se3 -δ layers are obtained with the Se deficit δ varying between 0 and 1. This Se deficit is accommodated by incorporation of additional Bi-Bi double layers into the Bi2Se3 structure that otherwise exclusively consists of Se-Bi-Se-Bi-Se quintuple layers. While a periodic insertion of such Bi double layers would result in the formation of natural BimSen superlattices, we find that this Bi double-layer insertion is rather stochastic with a high degree of disorder depending on the film composition. Therefore, the structure of such epilayers is better described by a one-dimensional paracrystal model, consisting of disordered sequences of quintuple and double layers rather than by strictly periodic natural superlattices. From detailed analysis of the x-ray diffraction data, we determine the dependence of the lattice parameters a and c and distances of the individual (0001) planes dj as a function of composition, evidencing that only the in-plane lattice parameter a shows a linear dependence on composition. The simulation of the diffraction curves with the random stacking paracrystal model yields an excellent agreement with the experimental data and it brings quantitative information on the randomness of the stacking sequence, which is compared to growth modeling using Monte

  19. Observing the contour profile of a Kerr-Sen black hole

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    Lan, X. G.; Pu, J.

    2018-06-01

    In this paper, the shadow and the corresponding naked singularity cast by a Kerr-Sen black hole are studied. It is found that the shadow of a rotating black hole would be a dark zone surrounded by a deformed circle, and the shadow is distorted more away from a circle when the black hole approaches the extremal case. Besides, it is shown that the mean radius of the shadow decreases and distortion parameter increases with the increasing of charge, respectively. However, the mean radius and the distortion parameter vary complicatedly with the change of spin parameter. In the beginning, both observables decrease rapidly with the increasing of specific angular momentum, nevertheless, they increase slightly in the latter part. These results show that there would be a significant effect of the spin on the shadows, which would be of great importance for probing the nature of the black hole.

  20. Pobreza e desenvolvimento humano : o caso Lubango (Angola) a partir de Amartya K. Sen

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    Pinto, Faustino Afonso José

    2010-01-01

    Dissertação de mestrado em Economia Social Este trabalho tem como principal objectivo dar relevo a uma abordagem da noção de pobreza que se distingue do conceito tradicional radicado nos rendimentos. No entanto, assume-se que a pobreza, para além de privação de rendimentos, é acima de tudo privação de capacitações. Contudo, salienta-se que, de acordo com Sen, a implementação e observância de indicadores como garantia de serviços plenos, a educação, cuidados de saúde, acessos...

  1. ICT in the Education of Students with SEN: Perceptions of Stakeholders

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    Ribeiro, Jaime; Moreira, António; Almeida, Ana Margarida

    Portugal is experiencing a technological reform in education. Technological refurbishing of schools and training of students and teachers is a reality on the rise, enhanced by the implementation of the Education Technological Plan, which also aims at computer skills certification, by 2010, of 90% of teachers. In a School that must be adjusted to all pupils, Special Educational Needs cannot be neglected and the nature and constitution of its computer resources should obviate the support of these students. ICT training is essential to benefit all students from its use. In the case of SEN, this need for training is of paramount importance to establish itself as a facilitator for these students. ICT Coordinators are the visible face of ICT implementation in schools; their functions include the management of the schools computer facilities and to zeal for the ICT training of fellow teachers.

  2. Burnout and study engagement among medical students at Sun Yat-sen University, China

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    Liu, Hongchun; Yansane, Alfa Ibrahim; Zhang, Yurong; Fu, Haijun; Hong, Nanrui; Kalenderian, Elsbeth

    2018-01-01

    Abstract This study aims to investigate burnout and study engagement among medical students at Sun Yat-sen University, China. A cross-sectional survey was conducted among undergraduate medical students of Sun Yat-sen University, China. A total of 453 undergraduate students completed a self-administered, structured questionnaire between January and February, 2016. Burnout and study engagement were measured using the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS) and the UTRECHT Work Engagement Scale-Students (UWES-S), respectively. Subjects who scored high in emotional exhaustion subscale, high in cynicism subscale, and low in professional efficacy subscale simultaneously were graded as having high risk of burnout. Independent sample t tests and chi-square tests were used to compare the differences in burnout and work engagement between genders, majors, and grade levels. The means (standard deviations) of the MBI-SS subscales were 3.42 (1.45) for emotional exhaustion, 2.34 (1.64) for cynicism, and 3.04 (1.30) for professional efficacy. The means (standard deviations) of the UWES-S subscales were 3.13 (1.49) for vigor, 3.44 (1.47) for dedication and 3.00 (1.51) for absorption. Approximately 1 in 11 students experienced a high risk of burnout. There were no statistically significant gender differences in burnout and study engagement. There were also no statistically significant differences in burnout and study engagement subscales according to student major. Students in higher grades displayed increased burnout risk, higher mean burnout subscale score of cynicism, lower mean burnout subscale score of professional efficacy, and decreased mean study engagement subscale scores of dedication and absorption. There were strong correlations within study engagement subscales. Chinese medical students in this university experience a high level of burnout. Students at higher-grade level experience more burnout and decreased study engagement compared with students in lower

  3. Comparison of SensL and Hamamatsu 4×4 channel SiPM arrays in gamma spectrometry with scintillators

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    Grodzicka-Kobylka, M., E-mail: m.grodzicka@ncbj.gov.pl; Szczesniak, T.; Moszyński, M.

    2017-06-01

    The market of Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) consists of many manufacturers that produce their detectors in different technology. Hamamatsu (Japan) and SensL (Ireland) seems to be the most popular companies that produce large SiPM arrays. The aim of this work is characterization and comparison of 4×4 channel SiPM arrays produced by these two producers. Both of the tested SiPMs are made in through-silicon via (TSV) technology, consist of 16, 3×3 mm avalanche photodiode (APD) cells and have fill factor slightly above 60%. The largest difference is a single APD cell size and hence total number of APD cells (55,424 for Hamamatsu, 76,640 for SensL). In the case of SensL SiPM, its spectral response characteristics is shifted slightly toward shorter wavelengths with maximum at 420 nm (450 nm for Hamamatsu). The presented measurements cover selection of the SiPM optimum operating voltage (in respect to energy resolution), verification of the excess noise factor and check of the linearity characteristics. Moreover, the gamma spectrometry with LSO, BGO and CsI:Tl scintillators together with pulse characteristics for these crystals (rise time and fall time) is reported, as well as temperature dependence. The presented measurements show better performance of the SensL array comparing to the Hamamatsu detector.

  4. Special Teachers' Educational Responses in Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in the Domain of Social Skills Development

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    Vlachou, Anastasia; Stavroussi, Panayiota; Didaskalou, Eleni

    2016-01-01

    The acquisition of appropriate social skills is considered critical for a person's social development and personal well-being. This consideration is far more crucial in the area of inclusive education, where the development of social skills in children with SEN has been associated with academic progress, social inclusion and successful transition…

  5. A Question of Agency: Applying Sen's Theory of Human Capability to the Concept of Secondary School Student Career "Choice"

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    Galliott, Natal'ya; Graham, Linda J.

    2014-01-01

    In this paper, we seek to operationalize Amartya Sen's concept of human capability to guide a scholarly investigation of student career choice capability. We begin by outlining factors affecting youth labour markets in Australia; a prosperous country that is affected by a "two-speed" national economy. We then examine recent government…

  6. Disentangling the Circularity in Sen's Capability Approach: An Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Functioning Achievement and Resources

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    Binder, Martin; Coad, Alex

    2011-01-01

    There is an ambiguity in Amartya Sen's capability approach as to what constitutes an individual's resources, conversion factors and valuable functionings. What we here call the "circularity problem" points to the fact that all three concepts seem to be mutually endogenous and interdependent. To econometrically account for this…

  7. Sen and the Art of Educational Maintenance: Evidencing a Capability, as Opposed to an Effectiveness, Approach to Schooling

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    Kelly, Anthony

    2012-01-01

    There are few more widely applied terms in common parlance than "capability". It is used (inaccurately) to represent everything from the aspiration to provide opportunity to notions of innate academic ability, with everything in between claiming apostolic succession to Amartya Sen, who (with apologies to Aristotle) first developed the…

  8. Community-Involved Learning to Expand Possibilities for Vulnerable Children: A Critical Communicative, Sen's Capability, and Action Research Approach

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    Kim, Kyung Hi

    2014-01-01

    This research, based on a case study of vulnerable children in Korea, used a mixed methods transformative approach to explore strategies to support and help disadvantaged children. The methodological approach includes three phases: a mixed methods contextual analysis, a qualitative dominant analysis based on Sen's capability approach and critical…

  9. SenSyF Experience on Integration of EO Services in a Generic, Cloud-Based EO Exploitation Platform

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    Almeida, Nuno; Catarino, Nuno; Gutierrez, Antonio; Grosso, Nuno; Andrade, Joao; Caumont, Herve; Goncalves, Pedro; Villa, Guillermo; Mangin, Antoine; Serra, Romain; Johnsen, Harald; Grydeland, Tom; Emsley, Stephen; Jauch, Eduardo; Moreno, Jose; Ruiz, Antonio

    2016-08-01

    SenSyF is a cloud-based data processing framework for EO- based services. It has been pioneer in addressing Big Data issues from the Earth Observation point of view, and is a precursor of several of the technologies and methodologies that will be deployed in ESA's Thematic Exploitation Platforms and other related systems.The SenSyF system focuses on developing fully automated data management, together with access to a processing and exploitation framework, including Earth Observation specific tools. SenSyF is both a development and validation platform for data intensive applications using Earth Observation data. With SenSyF, scientific, institutional or commercial institutions developing EO- based applications and services can take advantage of distributed computational and storage resources, tailored for applications dependent on big Earth Observation data, and without resorting to deep infrastructure and technological investments.This paper describes the integration process and the experience gathered from different EO Service providers during the project.

  10. Teaching Assistants, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Special Educational Needs: "Reframing" the Learning Experience for Students with Mild SEN

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    Kudliskis, Voldis

    2014-01-01

    This study examines how an understanding of two NLP concepts, the meta-model of language and the implementation of reframing, could be used to help teaching assistants enhance class-based interactions with students with mild SEN. Participants (students) completed a pre-intervention and a post-intervention "Beliefs About my Learning…

  11. The role of the negative selection activities in securing the competence of an organization belonging to SEN units

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    Boruga, Carmen

    2008-01-01

    The transformation and the accommodation of National Power System (SEN) units to a new management system, own to a decentralized economy and having financial support from both native capital and foreign capital, in uncertain proportion at the moment and being in a continuous adjustment determined by the reasons and the motivations first of all political, generated conceptual changes in the so-called modern management theory. The accommodation of this theory to the concrete situation from SEN units imposed the concept of negative selection. It is a concept which represents author's desire to be created as an original contribution to the contemporary management theory. Unlike the selection at the hiring (or positive selection), the negative selection is achieved on personal already employed, in the conditions of activities of a decreased number of personnel and also of a redistribution of personnel on the other side. The negative selection, much more than the positive selection activity in this period in the SEN units (recording a drastic decrease from 90.000 employees counted by the energetic system at the end of 9th decade of the past century, to a little over 30.000 who at the moment work in the societies became independent), determines the specialist in human resources to ensure a judicious training and high competence. It concerns the knowledge of the standard systems and is also related to the method of knowledge and valuation of behavior of the organizational employees. This subject was developed on basis of the documentation and the analyses of documents but also on the basis of a set of studies and researches that were made during 1996-2006 in the SEN units. The work methods and models of negative selection used in the SEN units were analysed. This work concerns four companies which constitute currently the SEN nucleus at present at which the nuclear units with a particular status were added. One finds out that these methods and models of negative selection

  12. Directoras asiáticas en acción: Aparna Sen (1945

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    Alejandra Val Cubero

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-026X2014000100008 La obra cinematográfica de la directora bengalí Aparna Sen, a pesar de su alta calidad técnica y estética, es prácticamente desconocida en Latinoamérica y en Europa. En su larga trayectoria cinematográfica, la cineasta presenta obras en las que, partiendo de hechos cotidianos (relaciones de familia y de pareja, se exponen temas que hacen referencia a las diferencias de género dentro de un panorama que aborda los conflictos étnicos o religiosos o la destrucción del medio ambiente. Conocer y difundir su obra permite dar voz a una generación de mujeres directoras nacidas en la India que, a través de sus cámaras, no solo ha criticado las relaciones de poder, sino que también ha mostrado la importancia de la solidaridad entre generaciones para conseguir un mundo más justo.

  13. Spatial Preference Modelling for equitable infrastructure provision: an application of Sen's Capability Approach

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    Wismadi, Arif; Zuidgeest, Mark; Brussel, Mark; van Maarseveen, Martin

    2014-01-01

    To determine whether the inclusion of spatial neighbourhood comparison factors in Preference Modelling allows spatial decision support systems (SDSSs) to better address spatial equity, we introduce Spatial Preference Modelling (SPM). To evaluate the effectiveness of this model in addressing equity, various standardisation functions in both Non-Spatial Preference Modelling and SPM are compared. The evaluation involves applying the model to a resource location-allocation problem for transport infrastructure in the Special Province of Yogyakarta in Indonesia. We apply Amartya Sen's Capability Approach to define opportunity to mobility as a non-income indicator. Using the extended Moran's I interpretation for spatial equity, we evaluate the distribution output regarding, first, `the spatial distribution patterns of priority targeting for allocation' (SPT) and, second, `the effect of new distribution patterns after location-allocation' (ELA). The Moran's I index of the initial map and its comparison with six patterns for SPT as well as ELA consistently indicates that the SPM is more effective for addressing spatial equity. We conclude that the inclusion of spatial neighbourhood comparison factors in Preference Modelling improves the capability of SDSS to address spatial equity. This study thus proposes a new formal method for SDSS with specific attention on resource location-allocation to address spatial equity.

  14. John Stuart Mill, John Rawls y Amartya Sen, los tres nombres de la equidad

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    María Teresa Lopera

    1997-07-01

    Full Text Available Tres autores como John Stuart Mill, John Rawls y Amartia Sen son objeto de análisis en este artículo que estudia el tema de la equidad en un contexto que se caracteriza por el abandono casi generalizado del estudio de los valores en relación a los grandes problemas económicos; el artículo defiende como necesaria la recuperación de las preocupaciones éticas en la ciencia económica. La segunda parte, presenta una bibliografía reciente presentada como respuesta a la obra de John Rawls a partir de 1985, cuando este autor da el llamado giro desde su teoría de la justicia como equidad hacia un reciente liberalismo político, período de gran interés para comprender las discusiones actuales de la filosofía política y el futuro de la discusión interdisciplinaria con la economía.

  15. Enfoque de capacidades y sostenibilidad Aportaciones de Amartya Sen y Martha Nussbaum

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    Rosa Colmenarejo

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available La naturaleza interdisciplinar del “enfoque de las capacidades” (ca, por sus siglas en inglés ha hecho que su estudio se encuentre diseminado en un amplio espectro de revistas. Así el ca se ha asentado en las áreas de la filosofía política o la economía del desarrollo, y ha ampliado su alcance al ser utilizado como marco teórico para la creación de indicadores sobre la privación, la calidad de vida o la salud, o bien para abordar las cuestiones de la educación superior o el impacto de la tecnología en la vida de las personas. Se ofrece una visión general sobre los principales conceptos empleados en ese enfoque, buscando distinguir las propuestas de A. Sen y M. Nussbaum, con el fin de analizar la idea de sostenibilidad y su incorporación en la agenda del enfoque.

  16. Big Data, Deep Learning and Tianhe-2 at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou

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    Yuen, D. A.; Dzwinel, W.; Liu, J.; Zhang, K.

    2014-12-01

    In this decade the big data revolution has permeated in many fields, ranging from financial transactions, medical surveys and scientific endeavors, because of the big opportunities people see ahead. What to do with all this data remains an intriguing question. This is where computer scientists together with applied mathematicians have made some significant inroads in developing deep learning techniques for unraveling new relationships among the different variables by means of correlation analysis and data-assimilation methods. Deep-learning and big data taken together is a grand challenge task in High-performance computing which demand both ultrafast speed and large memory. The Tianhe-2 recently installed at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou is well positioned to take up this challenge because it is currently the world's fastest computer at 34 Petaflops. Each compute node of Tianhe-2 has two CPUs of Intel Xeon E5-2600 and three Xeon Phi accelerators. The Tianhe-2 has a very large fast memory RAM of 88 Gigabytes on each node. The system has a total memory of 1,375 Terabytes. All of these technical features will allow very high dimensional (more than 10) problem in deep learning to be explored carefully on the Tianhe-2. Problems in seismology which can be solved include three-dimensional seismic wave simulations of the whole Earth with a few km resolution and the recognition of new phases in seismic wave form from assemblage of large data sets.

  17. Paradokser om stat, sundhedsvæsen, professioner, viden, sygdom og sundhed

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    Larsen, Kristian

    2016-01-01

    bestemte betingelser og de betingelser bliver så at sige bygget ind i vores krop og sjæl som en matrisse for, hvordan vi læser os selv og andre og mere eller mindre agerer i den sociale verden. Habitus er dog ikke en fast struktur som determinerer handling, den gør også rede for kreativitet i handlingerne...... sundhedsvæsenet og fremstille de økonomiske, sociale og kulturelle forhold som er med til at forme samme væsen. Styrken her er at tillægge en beskrivelse og en forklaring af sociale forhold og det er ikke hensigten at bidrage med normative ideer, dvs. anbefalinger om, hvordan dette eller hint kan forbedres...... politik og regulering af ministerielle områder (finans-økonomi, arbejdsmarked, sociale-pædagogiske-sundhedsmæssige områder, uddannelse, undervisning mv.), men også gennem deltagelse i regulering og styring af videnskab, institutioner og professioner relateret til sundhed og andre områder som...

  18. Enfoque de capacidades y sostenibilidad. Aportaciones de Amartya Sen y Martha Nussbaum

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    Rosa Colmenarejo

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available La naturaleza interdisciplinar del “enfoque de las capacidades” (ca, por sus siglas en inglés ha hecho que su estudio se encuentre diseminado en un amplio espectro de revistas. Así el case ha asentado en las áreas de la filosofía política o la economía del desarrollo, y ha ampliado su alcance al ser utilizado como marco teórico para la creación de indicadores sobre la privación, la calidad de vida o la salud, o bien para abordar las cuestiones de la educación superior o el impacto de la tecnología en la vida de las personas. Se ofrece una visión general sobre los principales conceptos empleados en ese enfoque, buscando distinguir las propuestas de A. Sen y M. Nussbaum, con el fin de analizar la idea de sostenibilidad y su incorporación en la agenda del enfoque.

  19. Amartya Sen e a escolha social: uma extensão da teoria da justiça de John Rawls? Amartya Sen and the social choice: is it an extension of John Rawls's theory of justice?

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    Solange Regina Marin

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo é apresentar a visão de Amartya Sen quanto à possibilidade da escolha social como um exercício comparativo e reflexivo com indivíduos comprometidos, tendo como ponto de partida a justiça como equidade de John Rawls. O argumento é o de que o agir por comprometimento e as várias identidades sociais estabelecidas pelos diferentes indivíduos durante suas vidas - considerando um conceito de indivíduo que não é o racional e autointeressado da Economia tradicional - são formas de desenvolver o pensamento seniano no que se refere ao processo de escolha social via raciocínio público, sem necessitar do conceito de racionalismo estrito como proposto na Economia.This paper presents Amartya Sen's view on the possibility of social choice as a comparative and reflexing exercise with committed individuals, having as starting point John Rawls' Justice as equity. The argument is that to act by commitment and the various social identities one develops during his/her life - considering a concept of individual that is not the rational and self-interested individual of traditional Economics - are ways for developing Sen's thinking related to process of social choice through public reasoning, without to adopt the concept of restrict rationalism like is proposed in Economics.

  20. Análisis del concepto de equidad educativa a la luz del enfoque de las capacidades de Amartya Sen

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    María Marta Formichella

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar el concepto de equidad educativa desde la perspectiva de las capacidades propuesta por Amartya Sen. Para ello, en primer lugar se realiza una revisión de la literatura sobre la noción de equidad y se plantea una discusión filosófica al respecto. En segundo lugar, se lleva dicha discusión hacia el ámbito de la educación. En tercer lugar, en concordancia con la aproximación de Sen, se define el concepto de equidad educativa como igualdad en los resultados en las habilidades que adquieren los individuos luego de participar en el sistema educativo (nivel medio. Finalmente, se concluye que bajo esta concepción es posible recomendar políticas para compensar las diferencias de origen.

  1. A fábrica do sensível: as imagens contraditórias da arte

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    Defendendo a estética como terreno afinado com a batalha pela emancipação de novas formas da subjetividade política, Jacques Rancière ressalta o papel da arte como experiência contraditória do sensível. A experiência estética transforma e redesenha a partilha do sensível, a divisão que predetermina as formas de “ser em comum”. Mais do que criação subjetiva oposta a regras comuns, a arte diz respeito à produção de uma ideia de comunidade fundada no dissenso. Dividindo a partir do interior dete...

  2. Sen and the art of educational maintenance: evidencing a capability, as opposed to an effectiveness, approach to schooling

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    Kelly, Anthony

    2012-01-01

    There are few more widely applied terms in common parlance than ‘capability’. It is used (inaccurately) to represent everything from the aspiration to provide opportunity to notions of innate academic ability, with everything in between claiming apostolic succession to Amartya Sen, who (with apologies to Aristotle) first developed the concept. This paper attempts to warrant an adaptation of Sen’s capability theory to schooling and schooling policy, and to proof his concepts in the new setting...

  3. Synergistic Exploitation of Hyper- and Multi-Spectral Precursor Sentinel Measurements to Determine Phytoplankton Functional Types (SynSenPFT

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    Svetlana N. Losa

    2017-07-01

    Full Text Available We derive the chlorophyll a concentration (Chla for three main phytoplankton functional types (PFTs – diatoms, coccolithophores and cyanobacteria – by combining satellite multispectral-based information, being of a high spatial and temporal resolution, with retrievals based on high resolution of PFT absorption properties derived from hyperspectral satellite measurements. The multispectral-based PFT Chla retrievals are based on a revised version of the empirical OC-PFT algorithm applied to the Ocean Color Climate Change Initiative (OC-CCI total Chla product. The PhytoDOAS analytical algorithm is used with some modifications to derive PFT Chla from SCIAMACHY hyperspectral measurements. To combine synergistically these two PFT products (OC-PFT and PhytoDOAS, an optimal interpolation is performed for each PFT in every OC-PFT sub-pixel within a PhytoDOAS pixel, given its Chla and its a priori error statistics. The synergistic product (SynSenPFT is presented for the period of August 2002 March 2012 and evaluated against PFT Chla data obtained from in situ marker pigment data and the NASA Ocean Biogeochemical Model simulations and satellite information on phytoplankton size. The most challenging aspects of the SynSenPFT algorithm implementation are discussed. Perspectives on SynSenPFT product improvements and prolongation of the time series over the next decades by adaptation to Sentinel multi- and hyperspectral instruments are highlighted.

  4. Serial exercise testing in children, adolescents and young adults with Senning repair for transposition of the great arteries

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    Buys Roselien

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Patients with Senning repair for complete transposition of the great arteries (d-TGA show an impaired exercise tolerance. Our aim was to investigate changes in exercise capacity in children, adolescents and adults with Senning operation. Methods Peak oxygen uptake (peak VO2, oxygen pulse and heart rate were assessed by cardiopulmonary exercise tests (CPET and compared to normal values. Rates of change were calculated by linear regression analysis. Right ventricular (RV function was assessed by echocardiography. Results Thirty-four patients (22 male performed 3.5 (range 3–6 CPET with an interval of ≥ 6 months. Mean age at first assessment was 16.4 ± 4.27 years. Follow-up period averaged 6.8 ± 2 years. Exercise capacity was reduced (p2 (−1.3 ± 3.7 %/year; p=0.015 and peak oxygen pulse (−1.4 ± 3.0 %/year; p=0.011 was larger than normal, especially before adulthood and in female patients (p Conclusions In patients with Senning operation for d-TGA, peak VO2 and peak oxygen pulse decrease faster with age compared to healthy controls. This decline is most obvious during childhood and adolescence, and suggests the inability to increase stroke volume to the same extent as healthy peers during growth. Peak VO2 and peak oxygen pulse remain relatively stable during early adulthood. However, when RV contractility decreases, a faster decline in peak oxygen pulse is observed.

  5. The evaluation of high occupancy vehicle lanes on Sun Yat-Sen freeway in Taiwan

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    Jou, R.C. [National Chi Nan Univ., Nantou, Taiwan (China). Dept. of Civil Engineering; Weng, M.C. [Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Taiwan (China); Chen, C.C. [National Central Univ., Taiwan (China)

    2005-06-30

    Travel demand in Taiwan, particularly intercity trips, has changed in response to the significant increase in domestic trade and economic activities. Most of Taiwan's population lives and works along the western corridor because there is a mountain range running north-south along the eastern coast. The existing transportation system includes highways, freeways, rail and aviation. The average travel time from Taipei to Koahsiung by the Sun Yat-Sen freeway can vary from 4 to 8 hours or more on weekends and holidays. The current capacity of the freeway is insufficient to accommodate the increasing travel demand. Many traffic management strategies such as ramp metering control, no tolls, and no tolls for high occupancy vehicles (HOV) have been proposed to alleviate traffic congestion. The government plans to reallocate one inner lane as an HOV lane in each direction at all times. However, this would require a preference survey to assess the drivers' decisions to use these HOV lanes at all times on the highway. In this study, 2 types of latent attributes, perceptions and attitudes were defined to analyze their effects on travelers' choice of HOV lanes. Revealed preference and stated preference data were collected and considered simultaneously to fully utilize the strength of each type. Travelers' decisions were found to be a function of socio-economic attributes, travel characteristics and perceptions of alternatives. A model system was developed to comprise a discrete choice model and the latent variable model's structural and measurement equations. It was concluded that the preferred choice was for the HOV lane to be used toll-free, by vehicles with 4 or more passengers, in which the HOV lane is separated from regular lanes with a guardrail. 8 tabs.

  6. Tetanus Seroprevalence among Pregnant Women in Ben-U Sen Health Center in Diyarbakir

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    Ali Ceylan

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Aim: At the aim of this study was to determine the tetanus seroprevalence among pregnant women and childbearing aged woman living in the Ben-u Sen Health Center region that is in lower socio-economical level. Materials and methods: In this descriptive study, a team including the staff of health center and several volunteers visited the houses of pregnant women living in the health center coverage region and questionnaires were completed through face to face interviews. The study group included 214 pregnant women. Among them, serum samples of 197 subjects’ were studied for anti-toxic antibody for tetanus. For control, serum samples from 200 women living in the same health center region were collected. It was evaluated as partially protective, protective and longterm protection when tetanus antibody level was 0,01-<0,1 IU/ml, 0,1-<1.0 IU/ml and 1,0 IU/ml and over, respectively. Results: The mean age of the women was 26,4, mean marriage and first pregnancy ages were 17,9 and 18,9, respectively, and 40% of the subjects had never been examined or received follow up by a health center. It was revealed that 25.8% of the subjects were not protected and 74.2% had a full protection level of antibody. Within the control group, the same levels of antibodies were detected in 40.0% and 60.0% of the women, respectively. Conclusion: The study indicates that the immunity levels against tetanus are not satisfactory and every childbearing aged woman should be included in a vaccination program whenever they receive any examination in a health center. [TAF Prev Med Bull 2011; 10(4.000: 481-486

  7. From the SAIN,LIM system to the SENS algorithm: a review of a French approach of nutrient profiling.

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    Tharrey, Marion; Maillot, Matthieu; Azaïs-Braesco, Véronique; Darmon, Nicole

    2017-08-01

    Nutrient profiling aims to classify or rank foods according to their nutritional composition to assist policies aimed at improving the nutritional quality of foods and diets. The present paper reviews a French approach of nutrient profiling by describing the SAIN,LIM system and its evolution from its early draft to the simplified nutrition labelling system (SENS) algorithm. Considered in 2010 by WHO as the 'French model' of nutrient profiling, SAIN,LIM classifies foods into four classes based on two scores: a nutrient density score (NDS) called SAIN and a score of nutrients to limit called LIM, and one threshold on each score. The system was first developed by the French Food Standard Agency in 2008 in response to the European regulation on nutrition and health claims (European Commission (EC) 1924/2006) to determine foods that may be eligible for bearing claims. Recently, the European regulation (EC 1169/2011) on the provision of food information to consumers allowed simplified nutrition labelling to facilitate consumer information and help them make fully informed choices. In that context, the SAIN,LIM was adapted to obtain the SENS algorithm, a system able to rank foods for simplified nutrition labelling. The implementation of the algorithm followed a step-by-step, systematic, transparent and logical process where shortcomings of the SAIN,LIM were addressed by integrating specificities of food categories in the SENS, reducing the number of nutrients, ordering the four classes and introducing European reference intakes. Through the French example, this review shows how an existing nutrient profiling system can be specifically adapted to support public health nutrition policies.

  8. Collective Hunger in the Vision of Amartya Sen as One of the Impeditive Factors of Sustainable Human Development

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    Eduardo Torres Roberti

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The study aims at collective hunger in the vision of Amartya Sen as one of the impeding factors of Sustainable Human Development. In the economist's view, collective hunger goes beyond chronic hunger, involves a sudden outbreak of deprivation for a portion of the population. To eliminate hunger in the modern world, it is crucial to understand the cause of collective hunger in a broad way, and not just because of some mechanical imbalance between food and population. By illustrating the deprivation of liberty, child labor is included as one of the impediments to sustainable human development.

  9. Literature Review of the Brazilian Music History Based on the Historiographical Theory of Jörn Rüsen

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    Juliane Cristina Larsen

    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available This article analyzes four narratives of the Brazilian music history, using to this purpose the typology of constitutions of meaning by Jörn Rüsen. The analysis will focus on the premises of the narrations about the Brazilian musical past. The goal is to understand the position of the authors in relation to the musical experience in Brazil, their relationship with nationalism and their concepts about music. Finally, the analysis intends to motivate reflections about the methodology of current musical historiography.

  10. Señalética como interfaz urbana: estudio de caso en Transmilenio - SITP, Bogotá

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    2014-01-01

    Este trabajo desarrolla como idea central el rol de la señalética en Transmilenio como elemento fundamental en la relación funcional entre los sistemas de movilidad y de equipamentos planteada en el POT (2003), atendiendo al concepto de accesibilidad perceptual como articulador entre los dos sistemas. La investigación se desarrolló en tres niveles: el primer nivel desarrolla la base conceptual; el segundo nivel analiza documentos oficiales (POT 2003 y Plan Maestro de Movilidad), y bus...

  11. Amartya Sen y el estudio de la desigualdad económica y la pobreza monetaria. Colombia: 1978-1997 The contributions of Amartya Sen to the study of inequality and poverty. Colombia 1978-1997

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    Full Text Available Este artículo presenta el Índice de Pobreza y desigualdad de Amartya Sen, la familia de indicadores de Foster-Greer-Thorbecke y la forma en que se pueden utilizar uno y otra para determinar la magnitud de la pobreza y desigualdad en Colombia. Propone, además, que estos indicadores se utilicen para evaluar el incremento o la disminución de la desigualdad y la pobreza y para ajustar permanentemente las políticas económicas y sociales.This article presents Arnartya Sen's poverty and inequality index and the family of Foster-Greer-Thorbecke indicators, and the way in which they can be used to determine the magnitude of poverty and inequality in Colombia. In addition, it proposes that these indicators be used to evaluate the impact of social and economic policies on the poor population, to measure the increase or decrease in inequality and poverty, and to permanently adjust economic and social policies.

  12. Quantitative MRI comparison of systemic hemodynamics in Mustard/Senning repaired patients and healthy volunteers at rest

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    Laffon, Eric; Jimenez, Maria; Choussat, Alain; Latrabe, Valerie; Ducassou, Dominique; Marthan, Roger; Laurent, Francois

    2004-01-01

    The purpose of the present study was to non-invasively compare ascending aortic blood flow and cross-sectional area (CSA) variations vs time in Mustard or Senning repaired (MSR) patients against those of healthy volunteers at rest. Velocity-encoded MR imaging was performed in 10 male patients (age range 18-24 years, median age 20.5 years) late after a Mustard or Senning correction, and in 10 male healthy volunteers (age range 21-25 years, median age 22.5 years), at the upper part of the ascending aorta. Both aortic cross-sectional area (CSA) and blood-flow variations were recorded over a complete cardiac cycle, with a 30-ms time of resolution. The body-surface area (BSA), the mean CSA over the systolic phase, and the BSA-normalized systemic ventricle power and work were significantly lower in the patient series compared with those of the volunteer series. The BSA-normalized right ventricle (RV) power and work of MSR patients were equal to 87 and 83% on average of those of the left ventricle (LV) of healthy volunteers. We conclude that, at rest, the mechanical performance of the systemic RV in MSR patients is significantly lower than that of the LV in healthy volunteers. Furthermore, the significantly lower aortic CSA found in MSR patients than in healthy volunteers may reveal an increase in the vasomotor tone. (orig.)

  13. Interconnection of the Keys north of the country with the National Electro energetic System (SEN) through a submarine cable

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    Sánchez Yañez, Pablo

    2017-01-01

    Most of the keys of the north of the country have a high potential for tourism Sun and beach, which is why each has an associated infrastructure that allows hotels have the necessary quality standards. Within this infrastructure the continuous electrical service must have each hotel to meet the needs of tourists stands. Today the keys are isolated from the SEN and electrical service is supplied by generators. These groups feed on fuel and diesel, and generate polluting gases near where the major hotel groups are. The problems in transporting fuel and pollution they generate have led to begin to analyze different ways of providing electric service stably in the keys. One possible option to address the problems generated by power generators in an isolated system is to interconnect the cay with SEN. This connection can be made in three ways; by airlines, underground cables or submarine cables. The airlines in the tourist areas are discarded because they affect the visuality this is why variants of underground cables or submarines are almost always handled. The proposal is to interconnect the keys with submarine cable where current conditions do not allow the use of underground cables. This interconnection can meet the demand of the keys stably and more reliably than current conditions. In addition to cases where there is a tourism growth should be no more generators only have a cable with the ability to transfer all the power needed. (author)

  14. BreathSens: A Continuous On-Bed Respiratory Monitoring System With Torso Localization Using an Unobtrusive Pressure Sensing Array.

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    Liu, Jason J; Huang, Ming-Chun; Xu, Wenyao; Zhang, Xiaoyi; Stevens, Luke; Alshurafa, Nabil; Sarrafzadeh, Majid

    2015-09-01

    The ability to continuously monitor respiration rates of patients in homecare or in clinics is an important goal. Past research showed that monitoring patient breathing can lower the associated mortality rates for long-term bedridden patients. Nowadays, in-bed sensors consisting of pressure sensitive arrays are unobtrusive and are suitable for deployment in a wide range of settings. Such systems aim to extract respiratory signals from time-series pressure sequences. However, variance of movements, such as unpredictable extremities activities, affect the quality of the extracted respiratory signals. BreathSens, a high-density pressure sensing system made of e-Textile, profiles the underbody pressure distribution and localizes torso area based on the high-resolution pressure images. With a robust bodyparts localization algorithm, respiratory signals extracted from the localized torso area are insensitive to arbitrary extremities movements. In a study of 12 subjects, BreathSens demonstrated its respiratory monitoring capability with variations of sleep postures, locations, and commonly tilted clinical bed conditions.

  15. Simulation-based evaluation and optimization of a new CdZnTe gamma-camera architecture (HiSens)

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    Robert, Charlotte; Montemont, Guillaume; Rebuffel, Veronique; Guerin, Lucie; Verger, Loick; Buvat, Irene

    2010-01-01

    A new gamma-camera architecture named HiSens is presented and evaluated. It consists of a parallel hole collimator, a pixelated CdZnTe (CZT) detector associated with specific electronics for 3D localization and dedicated reconstruction algorithms. To gain in efficiency, a high aperture collimator is used. The spatial resolution is preserved thanks to accurate 3D localization of the interactions inside the detector based on a fine sampling of the CZT detector and on the depth of interaction information. The performance of this architecture is characterized using Monte Carlo simulations in both planar and tomographic modes. Detective quantum efficiency (DQE) computations are then used to optimize the collimator aperture. In planar mode, the simulations show that the fine CZT detector pixelization increases the system sensitivity by 2 compared to a standard Anger camera without loss in spatial resolution. These results are then validated against experimental data. In SPECT, Monte Carlo simulations confirm the merits of the HiSens architecture observed in planar imaging.

  16. Medical curriculum reform in Sun Yat-sen University: implications from the results of GMER evaluation in China.

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    Xiao, Haipeng; Xian, Liqing; Yu, Xueqing; Wang, Jianping

    2007-09-01

    Created by interlocking economies, a global language, the informatics revolution and rapid travel, globalization has penetrated all aspects of human life including science, environment, public health and medicine. Physicians are now members of a global community. The global physician should possess universal core essential competences required for medical practice throughout the world. The Institute for International Medical Education (IIME), created by the China Medical Board (CMB) of New York, has developed the " global minimal essential requirements" (GMER) that define the knowledge, skills, professional behavior and ethics that all physicians must have regardless of where they received their general medical education and training. The IIME initiated a pilot project in China in October, 2003, to evaluate the graduates of the 7- or 8-year track program of eight leading medical schools, including Medical School of Sun Yat-sen University. The results of GMER evaluation indicated strengths and areas for improvement of our school in relation to international standards, which greatly re-invigorate our enthusiasm on medical curriculum reform on the new 8-year track program in Medical School of Sun Yat-sen University. The modifications of our medical curriculum for the new 8-year track program based on the results of GMER evaluation are discussed in this paper.

  17. Operação de Senning com a utilização de tecidos do próprio paciente Senning operation with autologous tissue for atrial septum augmentation or pulmonary venous pathway enlargement

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    Luiz Fernando CANÊO

    1999-10-01

    Full Text Available O grande atrativo da Operação de Senning como descrita originalmente é a utilização das paredes do próprio átrio do paciente para a realização dos túneis venosos. A atrioseptostomia por balão, utilizada atualmente na grande maioria dos casos de transposição das grandes artérias (TGA, cria grandes comunicações interatriais. Com isso, é necessário a utilização de enxertos biológicos ou sintéticos (Dacron, Teflon e pericárdio bovino na septação do átrio esquerdo. Doze crianças consecutivas, com idades de 5 meses a 4 anos (média = 20 meses, foram submetidas à Operação de Senning com a utilização de tecidos do próprio paciente. O diagnóstico era de TGA em 9, TGA com comunicação interventricular (CIV em 1, TGA com estenose pulmonar valvar discreta em 1, TGA com justaposição das aurículas em 1 caso e todas as crianças foram submetidas à atrioseptostomia com balão no período neonatal. Em 5 casos foi utilizada a aurícula esquerda aberta e invertida para a septação interatrial, 1 com inversão e, em 5, inversão com abertura da aurícula esquerda e uso do próprio pericárdio in situ para a realização do túnel das veias pulmonares, devido às reduzidas dimensões do átrio direito (1 caso de justaposição das aurículas. O tempo de internação variou de 10 a 24 dias (média 15 dias, sendo que o período de pós-operatório variou de 7 a 22 dias (média 12 dias. Não houve óbitos no período de internação hospitalar. O seguimento no pós-operatório foi de 8 a 34 meses (média 23 meses e todos os pacientes apresentaram boa evolução clínica. O ecocardiograma realizado no período de internação e no seguimento pós-operatório não evidenciou sinais de obstrução ao fluxo nos túneis intracardíacos. O uso de tecidos do próprio paciente in situ, com potencial possibilidade de crescimento, resgata a vantagem principal da técnica originalmente descrita por Senning.One of the main theoretical

  18. sen 360° -datan vaikutukset Ylöjärven seurakunnan työn kehittämisprosessissa

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    Korppoo-Seppänen, Riikka

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    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli selvittää, onko Ylöjärven seurakunnan työn kehittämisprosessissa hyödynnetty Jäsen 360° -dataa ja miten se on vaikuttanut työn tekemiseen ja koko seurakunnan toiminnan suunnitteluun ja ohjaukseen. Tarkoituksena oli myös selvittää minkälaisissa tilanteissa ja miten kehittämisprosessi on muuttanut henkilöstön toimintatapoja sekä onko Jäsen 360° -datan avulla muutettu toiminnan suuntaamista. Tutkimuksen avulla selvitettiin Jäsen 360° -datan käytön rajoitteit...

  19. Digitaalinen opas Osuuspankin työntekijöille tietoisuuden lisäämiseksi blockchain-teknologiasta ja sen hyödyistä

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    Kangasmäki, Meeri

    2016-01-01

    Opinnäytetyö on laadittu toimeksiantona Osuuspankille. Opinnäytetyön toimeksiannon tavoitteena oli tuottaa opas blockchain-teknologiasta ja sen hyödyistä Osuuspankin työntekijöille. Oppaan tarkoituksena on lisätä ymmärrystä blockchain-teknologian toiminnasta ja sen käyttömahdollisuuksista. Blockchain-teknologia tulee muuttamaan finanssialaa lähitulevaisuudessa ja siksi siitä on tärkeä lisätä tietoisuutta alalla työskentelevien keskuudessa. Opinnäytetyössä esitellään blockchain-teknologian...

  20. Antibacterial resistances in uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women: ECO·SENS II data from primary health care in Austria

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    Kamenski Gustav

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    Full Text Available Abstract Background Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI are a frequent reason for consultation of women in primary health care. To avoid therapy failure and development of resistances, the choice of an antibiotic should be based on the knowledge of recent local resistance data but these data are scarce for the Austrian primary health care sector. Within the context of the ECO·SENS II study it was the aim to obtain appropriate and relevant local resistance data and describe the changes in the resistance pattern in comparison to the ECO·SENS study. Methods 23 GPs from different parts of Austria participated in the study between July 2007 and November 2008. According to the defined inclusion- and exclusion criteria female patients with symptoms of an uncomplicated UTI were included and a midstream urine sample was collected. In case of significant bacteriuria susceptibility testing of E. coli against 14 antibiotics was performed. Descriptive statistical methods were used. Results In 313 patients included in the study, a total of 147 E. coli isolates (47% were detected and tested. The resistance rates were in %: Mecillinam (0.0, nitrofurantoin (0.7, fosfomycin trometamol (0.7, gentamycin (1.4, cefotaxime (2.7, ceftazidime (2.7, Cephadroxil (4.1 and ciprofloxacin (4.1. Higher resistance rates were found in amoxicillin/clavulanic acid (8.9, nalidixic acid (9.6, trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole (14.4, trimethoprim (15.8, sulphamethoxazole (21.2 and ampicillin (28.8. Additionally, the comparison of these results with the results of the ECO·SENS study demonstrated an increase in resistance rates of ampicillin, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, nalidixic acid and ciprofloxacin. Conclusions The resistance data for E. coli in uncomplicated UTIs in women gained by this study are the most recent data for this disease in Austria at the moment. The increased resistance rates of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, ciprofloxacin and nalidixic acid should be

  1. Organic Synthetic Advanced Materials for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications (at National Sun Yat-sen University) 

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    Yen, Hung-Ju [Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States). Chemistry Division

    2016-11-14

    These slides cover Hung-Ju Yen's recent work in the synthesis and structural design of functional materials, which were further used for optoelectronic and energy applications, such as lithium ion battery, solar cell, LED, electrochromic, and fuel cells. This was for a job interview at National Sun Yat-sen University. The following topics are detailed: current challenges for lithium-ion batteries; graphene, graphene oxide and nanographene; nanographenes with various functional groups; fine tune d-spacing through organic synthesis: varying functional group; schematic view of LIBs; nanographenes as LIB anode; rate performance (charging-discharging); electrochromic technology; electrochromic materials; advantages of triphenylamine; requirement of electrochromic materials for practical applications; low driving voltage and long cycle life; increasing the electroactive sites by multi-step synthetic procedures; synthetic route to starburst triarylamine-based polyamide; electrochromism ranging from visible to NIR region; transmissive to black electrochromism; RGB and CMY electrochromism.

  2. SensL B-Series and C-Series silicon photomultipliers for time-of-flight positron emission tomography

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    O' Neill, K., E-mail: koneill@sensl.com; Jackson, C., E-mail: cjackson@sensl.com

    2015-07-01

    Silicon photomultipliers from SensL are designed for high performance, uniformity and low cost. They demonstrate peak photon detection efficiency of 41% at 420 nm, which is matched to the output spectrum of cerium doped lutetium orthosilicate. Coincidence resolving time of less than 220 ps is demonstrated. New process improvements have lead to the development of C-Series SiPM which reduces the dark noise by over an order of magnitude. In this paper we will show characterization test results which include photon detection efficiency, dark count rate, crosstalk probability, afterpulse probability and coincidence resolving time comparing B-Series to the newest pre-production C-Series. Additionally we will discuss the effect of silicon photomultiplier microcell size on coincidence resolving time allowing the optimal microcell size choice to be made for time of flight positron emission tomography systems.

  3. USO DOS REFERENCIAIS DE AMARTYA SEN NA ANÁLISE DE INTERVENÇÕES DE DESENVOLVIMENTO RURAL

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    Cyntia Meireles de Oliveira

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available ResumoNo estudo das intervenções de desenvolvimento, Amartya Sen traz uma contribuição relevante, ao analisar que elas são construídas, de acordo com referenciais filosóficos e políticos, quais sejam ligados ao Utilitarismo, ao Libertarismo ou a Geração de Liberdades Substantivas. Segundo Sen, o Utilitarismo apresenta sua proposta de intervenção a partir da utilidade de ações e de regras propostas, sendo o foco principal a inovação; quanto ao Libertarismo, ele admite a igualdade formal de oportunidades, sendo que, para a sua concretização, há necessidade de se estabelecer o acesso dos cidadãos aos setores básicos de saúde, educação, infra-estrutura, saneamento, dentre outros; já a referência de Geração de Liberdades Substantivas evidencia que, para fins de intervenção, o espaço apropriado não seria essencialmente o das utilidades, nem tampouco o da provisão de bens primários, mas no sentido de gerar a capacidade e a oportunidade real para os indivíduos proverem seus objetivos após o término da intervenção. Assim, delimita-se uma análise para a tradução dos fundamentos das intervenções em termos operacionais, no que diz respeito, especificamente, aos objetivos, metas e estratégias. Foram estudadas cento e vinte e seis intervenções de desenvolvimento rural, dentre políticas, programas e projetos, com foco na melhoria das condições de vida das populações e na conservação dos recursos naturais, evidenciando o Estado do Pará como locus de estudo entre 1996-2005. Esta análise demonstra que, embora quase todas as intervenções tenham sido delineadas sob o pressuposto de desenvolvimento, a maior parte delas não apresenta referencial adequado para sua efetividade. ABSTRACT In the study of the development interventions, Amartya Sen brings a relevant contribution, when analyzing that they are built, in agreement with references linked to the Utilitarianism, to Formal Freedoms or, the Generation of

  4. Virus SEN: epidemiologia e sua relação com doenças hepáticas

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    Failace,Rogério; Sabino,Ester C.; Mendrone Junior,Alfredo

    2006-01-01

    Um vírus recentemente identificado e denominado como vírus SEN (SENV) tem sido considerado como um possível agente causador das hepatites não A-E. Trata-se de um DNA vírus de cadeia única, não-envelopado, pertencente à superfamília Circoviridae, com prevalência bastante variável em indivíduos saudáveis. Embora sua principal via de transmissão parece ser a parenteral, outras formas de transmissão não podem ser excluídas. Apesar da prevalência da infecção pelo SENV ser mais freqüente em pacient...

  5. A existência de "sistema sensório-motor integrado" em recém-nascidos humanos

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    Andréa Monteiro Correia Medeiros

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo discute a existência de um "sistema sensório-motor integrado" a partir da infl uência do estímulo oro-gustativo na incidência dos contatos das mãos com a região oral, em recém-nascidos de até 36 horas de vida, em diferentes estados comportamentais. Fizeram parte da amostra 90 recém-nascidos, divididos em dois grupos de estímulo (sacarose e água, submetidos a testes com procedimento duplo-cego e duração de 15 minutos. O experimento foi filmado em VHS, sendo registradas a freqüência e a duração (em segundos dos Estados Comportamentais e Comportamentos Específi cos apresentados por cada recém-nascido. Observaram-no três juízes independentes, sendo aceitos os eventos registrados por pelo menos dois deles. Os dados foram tratados estatisticamente com a Análise de Variância (ANOVA, com nível de signifi cância de 5%. Os resultados obtidos evidenciaram que o grupo sacarose obteve respostas mais significantes em relação ao grupo água para os comportamentos de levar as mãos à região oral, sugerindo maior "integração sensório-motora" na presença de estímulo preferencial pelo recém-nascido. A diferença estatisticamente signifi cante entre os estímulos ocorreu apenas para comportamentos do lado direito do corpo, apontando para um maior controle manual desse lado.

  6. Burnout and study engagement among medical students at Sun Yat-sen University, China: A cross-sectional study.

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    Liu, Hongchun; Yansane, Alfa Ibrahim; Zhang, Yurong; Fu, Haijun; Hong, Nanrui; Kalenderian, Elsbeth

    2018-04-01

    This study aims to investigate burnout and study engagement among medical students at Sun Yat-sen University, China.A cross-sectional survey was conducted among undergraduate medical students of Sun Yat-sen University, China. A total of 453 undergraduate students completed a self-administered, structured questionnaire between January and February, 2016. Burnout and study engagement were measured using the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS) and the UTRECHT Work Engagement Scale-Students (UWES-S), respectively. Subjects who scored high in emotional exhaustion subscale, high in cynicism subscale, and low in professional efficacy subscale simultaneously were graded as having high risk of burnout. Independent sample t tests and chi-square tests were used to compare the differences in burnout and work engagement between genders, majors, and grade levels.The means (standard deviations) of the MBI-SS subscales were 3.42 (1.45) for emotional exhaustion, 2.34 (1.64) for cynicism, and 3.04 (1.30) for professional efficacy. The means (standard deviations) of the UWES-S subscales were 3.13 (1.49) for vigor, 3.44 (1.47) for dedication and 3.00 (1.51) for absorption. Approximately 1 in 11 students experienced a high risk of burnout. There were no statistically significant gender differences in burnout and study engagement. There were also no statistically significant differences in burnout and study engagement subscales according to student major. Students in higher grades displayed increased burnout risk, higher mean burnout subscale score of cynicism, lower mean burnout subscale score of professional efficacy, and decreased mean study engagement subscale scores of dedication and absorption. There were strong correlations within study engagement subscales.Chinese medical students in this university experience a high level of burnout. Students at higher-grade level experience more burnout and decreased study engagement compared with students in lower level.

  7. Parents' Involvement in Inclusive Education: An Empirical Test for the Psycho-Educational Development of Learners with Special Education Needs (SENs)

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    Afolabi, Olusegun Emmanuel

    2014-01-01

    There is mounting evidence that involvement paradigm is a major strategy that supports positive learning outcomes and is critically vital for educating learners with special educational needs (SENs). To illuminate the parental involvement concept and potential in a concrete context, this paper explains 1) the empirical literature that explains the…

  8. The New Special Educational Needs (SEN) Legislation in England and Implications for Services for Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

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    Norwich, Brahm; Eaton, Andrew

    2015-01-01

    This paper analyses the first significant change to Special Educational Needs (SEN) legislation in England for over a decade, a change that promises new approaches to identification and assessment, increased parental choice and enhanced pupil outcomes. The paper aims to examine to what extent this new framework can live up to its claims in the…

  9. OIG News Release: EPA IG responds to Sen. Vitter's letter about audit report on agency's use of private and alias email accounts to conduct official business

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    Arthur A. Elkins Jr., Inspector General for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has replied to a letter signed and released to the public February 20 byU.S. Sen. David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

  10. Uma miopia moral: A análise sensível do sertão de Miguilim

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    Denise Ferreira de Araújo Schittine

    2017-05-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo trata do deslocamento apontado por Merleau-Ponty do campo da razão para os caminhos do sensível através do olhar míope do personagem Minguilim, da novela “Campo Geral”, de João Guimarães Rosa. Usando como fio condutor a deficiência visual da personagem principal vamos acompanhá-lo na transição do mundo infantil para o mundo adulto. Nesse percurso do microsaber (olhar das miudezas para o macrosaber (o olhar turvo, Minguilim encontra passagens através de adultos como o alegre seu Aristeu e a contadora de histórias Siàrlinda ou do discurso do irmão Dito, que consegue conversar com os mais velhos. Em oposição ao “falar”, Minguilim desenvolve o “olhar” numa percepção do mundo que passa pela observação do detalhe. Sua mirada, que entrega ao leitor uma lupa, limita a sua visão para fora, mas a expande para dentro retornando à camada do sensível e encontrando o poder poético. Há duas travessias no texto: o luto pela perda do irmão Dito e a descoberta da beleza de Mutum através do uso dos óculos, emprestados por um estranho. É por meio de dicotomias básicas entre as cores e o negro, o perto e o longe, o visto e o não visto, a fé e o luto, o lúdico e o real que o menino realiza os seus primeiros questionamentos e a sua entrada ao universo dos adultos. Miguilim vai encontrar as respostas ao enfrentar o pai e a doença e pelo alargamento da visão e da linguagem proposto com maestria por Guimarães Rosa.

  11. Políticas públicas, pobreza e desigualdade no Brasil: apontamentos a partir do enfoque analítico de Amartya Sen = Public Policies, Poverty and Unequality in Brazil: appointments from an analytical approach of Amartya Sen

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    Ribeiro, Cláudio Oliveira

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo aborda a relação entre políticas públicas, pobreza e desigualdade no Brasil contemporâneo, identificando os elementos que, historicamente, têm implicado negativamente sobre o processo de desenvolvimento nacional. Assim, a partir dos dados elaborados pelo IBGE, no Censo Estatístico de 2000 e na Síntese de Indicadores Sociais do Instituto Brasileiro, atualizados até 2005, procura demonstrar que a desigualdade, e não necessariamente a pobreza, é o aspecto distintivo da sociedade brasileira. Para isso utilizamos o enfoque analítico proposto Amartya Sem, em sua obra Desenvolvimento como liberdade, por considerarmos ferramenta apropriada e eficaz para a promoção e avaliação de políticas públicas destinadas a combater a situação da pobreza e da desigualdade observada na realidade nacional. Para tanto, a introdução e a primeira parte deste texto contemplam um panorama geral da pobreza no Brasil. Em seguida, apresenta-se uma avaliação da obra de Sen, buscando destacar as principais hipóteses e variáveis empregadas por este autor e a pertinência das mesmas para a realidade brasileira. A conclusão pretende contemplar o conjunto das informações apresentadas, assegurando a linha de interpretação proposta

  12. Report on the survey for working out the new energy vision of the Sen'nan city area; 2001 nendo Sen'nan shi chiiki shin energy vision sakutei chosa hokokusho

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    2002-02-01

    For the purpose of promoting the introduction of new energy and enhancing the awareness of it in Sen'nan City, Osaka Prefecture, an investigational study was conducted of the structure of energy demand, existence amount of new energy, project for new energy introduction, etc. The energy consumption amount of the city in FY 1999 was estimated at 4,971TJ. It consisted of 40.6% in the industrial sector, 29.7% in the transportation sector and 29.6% in the commercial/residential sector. The rate of energy source was 48.8% of petroleum, 32.1% of electric power and 19.1% of gas. As the project for new energy introduction, the following were studied: introduction of photovoltaic power generation and solar heat utilization facilities to the city office/elementary school/junior high school/municipal dwelling houses; street light combinedly using photovoltaic power generation and wind power generation; introduction of clean energy vehicle to official vehicle; preferential treatment for introduction of low-emission car for citizen; introduction of natural gas cogeneration and fuel cell to the city office, etc.; introduction of small-size wind power generation/small- and medium-size hydraulic power generation to public facilities, park, etc.; construction of the waste energy utilization system. (NEDO)

  13. ¿Qué podemos pedir a una teoría de la justicia? Algunas consideraciones acerca de un debate entre Amartya Sen y John Rawls

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    Biondo, Francesco

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available In this paper I try to revise Sen’s thesis about the «transcendental» nature of Rawls’ theory of justice. According to Sen transcendental theories of justice are unnecessary. What we aim at is to justify a series of comparative judgements about two or more states of affairs.We do not strive, unlike Rawls, to form a complete system of moral principles that backs an «ideal just society». I try to show that Sen’s «comparative» account is weak. First of all, Sen does not offer a fair interpretation of Rawls’ theory. In particular, he is wrong when he depicts Rawls’ justice as fairness as a complete and transcendental moral doctrine. Secondly, Sen overlooks the fact that in order to justify comparative evaluations of states of affairs we must assume as valid a particular moral doctrine. Finally I try to solve the problem about the contrast between transcendental and comparative account by offering a transcendental outlook to questions of justice that is, at the same time, pluralist and incomplete.

    En este trabajo intento exponer las tesis de Sen sobre las características que demandamos a una teoría satisfactoria de la justicia, y sus críticas al modelo «trascendental» de teoría, que según él es lo que Rawls persigue. Según Sen, este modelo es inaceptable por ser inalcanzable e innecesario; lo que en nuestra práctica argumentativa intentamos lograr son juicios comparativos entre situaciones reales, y no sistemas completos de proposiciones acerca de ideales de la sociedad justa. Intentaré argumentar que el enfoque metaético de Sen es débil por dos razones: no ofrece una reconstrucción adecuada de la teoría de Rawls, equivocándose sobre su carácter «completo», y no explica de qué manera los juicios comparativos de valor entre dos situaciones sociales no sean el resultado de una teoría «trascendental» de la justicia. Me propongo, entonces, solucionar el problema, presentando una mirada trascendental de las

  14. Science, Technology and Innovation as Social Goods for Development: Rethinking Research Capacity Building from Sen's Capabilities Approach.

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    Mormina, Maru

    2018-03-01

    Science and technology are key to economic and social development, yet the capacity for scientific innovation remains globally unequally distributed. Although a priority for development cooperation, building or developing research capacity is often reduced in practice to promoting knowledge transfers, for example through North-South partnerships. Research capacity building/development tends to focus on developing scientists' technical competencies through training, without parallel investments to develop and sustain the socioeconomic and political structures that facilitate knowledge creation. This, the paper argues, significantly contributes to the scientific divide between developed and developing countries more than any skills shortage. Using Charles Taylor's concept of irreducibly social goods, the paper extends Sen's Capabilities Approach beyond its traditional focus on individual entitlements to present a view of scientific knowledge as a social good and the capability to produce it as a social capability. Expanding this capability requires going beyond current fragmented approaches to research capacity building to holistically strengthen the different social, political and economic structures that make up a nation's innovation system. This has implications for the interpretation of human rights instruments beyond their current focus on access to knowledge and for focusing science policy and global research partnerships to design approaches to capacity building/development beyond individual training/skills building.

  15. Sensitivity (SENS), specificity (SPEC) and predictive value (PV) of CCK cholescintigraphy: Follow-up of 99 surgically proven cases

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    Fink-Bennett, D.; DeRidder, P.; Kolozsi, W.; Gordon, R.

    1985-01-01

    To determine the SENS, SPEC and PV of CCK chole-scintigraphy (C) in the detection of acalculous biliary disease (ABD), the authors retrospectively evaluated the gallbladder ejection fraction response (GBEFR) to CCK in 99 post-cholecystectomy (Cx) patients (pts.) with pathologically proven ABD. The path criteria for chronic acalculous cholecystitis and/or the cystic duct syndrome included hypertrophy of the gallbladder wall (>1.5-2mm), diffuse hypertrophy of the muscularis propria with or without a concomitant mononuclear infiltration, serosal thickening, Aschoff-Rokitansky sinuses, foamy macrophages filling the tips of mucosal folds, yellow papillary nodule(s), fibrosis of the cystic duct, kinking or adhesions of the cystic duct seen at operation. The GBEFR to CCK indicative of ABD was defined as one in which the GBEFR was <35%. CCK C was performed after an overnight fast. Each pt. received 5 mCi of technetium-99m Hepatolite. When the GB maximally filled, .02 μg/kg CCK was administered (1-3 min.) I.V. Background corrected GBEFs were determined q.5 min. X4 by ratioing the pre-CCK GB cts minus post-CCK GB cts. to pre-CCK GB cts. The results of this clinical study are presented in this paper

  16. La libertad como relación social: Una interpretación sociológica del enfoque de las capacidades de Amartya Sen

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    Guillermo OTANO JIMÉNEZ

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this paper is to analyze, from a sociological viewpoint, the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by Amartya Sen in his textbook Development as Freedom. The concept of freedom, according with Sen, includes what he calls the «opportunity aspect» and the «process aspect» of freedom. My argument is that the human development paradigm has been more focused in exploring the former than the latter, ignoring the relational dimension of human agency. In order to extend the reach of the capability approach in this direction, I propose to accept three complementary premises: 1 that freedom is a social relationship; 2 that the fights for equality are always constrained by power relations; 3 that the agents in these scenarios are collective actors, rather than individuals.

  17. SenStick: Comprehensive Sensing Platform with an Ultra Tiny All-In-One Sensor Board for IoT Research

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    Yugo Nakamura

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available We propose a comprehensive sensing platform called SenStick, which is composed of hardware (ultra tiny all-in-one sensor board, software (iOS, Android, and PC, and 3D case data. The platform aims to allow all the researchers to start IoT research, such as activity recognition and context estimation, easily and efficiently. The most important contribution is the hardware that we have designed. Various sensors often used for research are embedded in an ultra tiny board with the size of 50 mm (W × 10 mm (H × 5 mm (D and weight around 3 g including a battery. Concretely, the following sensors are embedded on this board: acceleration, gyro, magnetic, light, UV, temperature, humidity, and pressure. In addition, this board has BLE (Bluetooth low energy connectivity and capability of a rechargeable battery. By using 110 mAh battery, it can run more than 15 hours. The most different point from other similar boards is that our board has a large flash memory for logging all the data without a smartphone. By using SenStick, all the users can collect various data easily and focus on IoT data analytics. In this paper, we introduce SenStick platform and some case studies. Through the user study, we confirmed the usefulness of our proposed platform.

  18. Control of CydB and GltA1 expression by the SenX3 RegX3 two component regulatory system of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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    Full Text Available Two component regulatory systems are used widely by bacteria to coordinate changes in global gene expression profiles in response to environmental signals. The SenX3-RegX3 two component system of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has previously been shown to play a role in virulence and phosphate-responsive control of gene expression. We demonstrate that expression of SenX3-RegX3 is controlled in response to growth conditions, although the absolute changes are small. Global gene expression profiling of a RegX3 deletion strain and wild-type strain in different culture conditions (static, microaerobic, anaerobic, as well as in an over-expressing strain identified a number of genes with changed expression patterns. Among those were genes previously identified as differentially regulated in aerobic culture, including ald (encoding alanine dehydrogenase cyd,encoding a subunit of the cytochrome D ubiquinol oxidase, and gltA1, encoding a citrate synthase. Promoter activity in the upstream regions of both cydB and gltA1 was altered in the RegX3 deletion strain. DNA-binding assays confirmed that RegX3 binds to the promoter regions of ald, cydB and gltA1 in a phosphorylation-dependent manner. Taken together these data suggest a direct role for the SenX-RegX3 system in modulating expression of aerobic respiration, in addition to its role during phosphate limitation.

  19. Mr Huidong LI Deputy Chairman and Secretary-General, Rev. Committee of Chinese Nationalist Party Vice President, Sun Yat-Sen Culture Interchange Association of China Member, Committee for Internal and Judicial Affairs of the National People's Congress of China

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    Bennett, Sophia Elizabeth

    2017-01-01

    Mr Huidong LI Deputy Chairman and Secretary-General, Rev. Committee of Chinese Nationalist Party Vice President, Sun Yat-Sen Culture Interchange Association of China Member, Committee for Internal and Judicial Affairs of the National People's Congress of China

  20. Sen, Prof. Kalidas

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    Specialization: Quantum Model Potentials, Density Functional Theory, Confined Systems, Information Theory, Statistical Complexity Address: ... Joint Statement by the Three Science Academies of India on the teaching of the theory of evolution

  1. Sen, Prof. Diptiman

    Indian Academy of Sciences (India)

    Princeton), FNA, FNASc. Date of birth: 17 January 1959. Specialization: Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and Quantum Field Theory Address: Professor, Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 560 012, Karnataka

  2. Sen, Dr Ranjan

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    SINP), FNA, FNASc. Date of birth: 16 November 1967. Specialization: Microbiology Address: Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Nampally, Hyderabad 500 001, A.P.. Contact: Office: (040) 2474 9428. Residence: (040) 2715 8703

  3. Utilization of logging waste from mechanical spruce dominated final cuttings; Koneellisen puunkorjuun hakkuutaehteiden hyoedyntaeminen biopolttoaineena

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    Ebeling, J [Jaakko Poeyry Consulting Oy, Vantaa (Finland)

    1997-12-01

    The aim of the project has been to improve the economy of collecting logging waste from spruce dominated mechanised final felling. This section of the biomass is regarded as the most promising alternative biofuel source. The project compared different systems of collecting this raw material and concluded, that the most economical way to do this was (1) to integrate the transport of logging waste from the forest to the road side with the transport of logs using the equipment already at the site. The use of a separate tractor proved uneconomical compared to the integrated system. (2) Chip the logging waste at the road side with an integrated chipping and transport lorry (truck) equipped with three 20 feet standard or modified containers. The total cargo space in the lorry is thus around 100 m{sup 3} loose volume. The economical transport distance of this equipment is around under 100 km one way distance. The report contains also detailed drawings of the technical solution arrived at. The main idea is to use a module structure, where the chipper - the Bruks 803CT - is located together with most of the hydraulics, crane and the control equipment. The only outside connections needed are the hydraulic pressure from the pump and the operational unit with the necessary electrical panel. Thus the assembly and installation of the module on the lorry is rapid and the quality of the work can be maintained high. The operation is designed on the basis of one man operation and in such away that the need to for the driver-operator to step down from the controls is minimised. In normal situation the operation can be fully accomplished from the drivers cab - even when changing the containers

  4. The use of simulation in the development of ultrasonic testing; Simuloinnin hyoedyntaeminen ultraaeaenitestauksen kehittaemisessae

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    Sandlin, S. [VTT Manufacturing Technology, Espoo (Finland)

    1997-12-01

    The report focuses on the principles of modelling the ultrasonic inspection, the possibilities of modelling and the its limitations. Some of the existing models have been extensively validated and are in routine use. Efforts has also been put on modelling the inspection of anisotropic media, such as austenitic welds, but these models presuppose that the texture of the weld is known and this is usually not the case in practice. This fact restricts the usefulness of modelling to a more qualitative description of the beam bending phenomena in the case of austenitic welds. 23 refs.

  5. Energy well. Ground-source heat in one-family houses; Energiakaivo. Maalaemmoen hyoedyntaeminen pientaloissa

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    Juvonen, J.; Lapinlampi, T.

    2013-08-15

    This guide deals with the legislation, planning, building, usage and maintenance of ground-source heat systems. The guide gives recommendations and instructions on national level on the permit practices and how to carry out the whole ground-source heat system project. The main focus of the guide is on energy wells for one-family houses. The principle is that an action permit is needed to build a ground-source heat system. On ground water areas a permit according to the water act may also be required. To avoid any problems, the placement of the system needs to be planned precisely. This guide gives a comprehension to the orderer on the issues that need to be considered before ordering, during construction, when the system is running and when giving up the use of the ground-source heat system. (orig.)

  6. A lack of vision: evidence for poor communication of visual problems and support needs in education statements/plans for children with SEN.

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    Little, J-A; Saunders, K J

    2015-02-01

    Visual dysfunction is more common in children with neurological impairments and previous studies have recommended such children receive visual and refractive assessment. In the UK, children with neurological impairment often have educational statementing for Special Educational Needs (SEN) and the statement should detail all health care and support needs to ensure the child's needs are met during school life. This study examined the representation of visual information in statements of SEN and compared this to orthoptic visual information from school visual assessments for children in a special school in Northern Ireland, UK. The parents of 115 school children in a special school were informed about the study via written information. Participation involved parents permitting the researchers to access their child's SEN educational statement and orthoptic clinical records. Statement information was accessed for 28 participants aged between four and 19 years; 25 contained visual information. Two participants were identified in their statements as having a certification of visual impairment. An additional 10 children had visual acuity ≥ 0.3 logMAR. This visual deficit was not reported in statements in eight out of these 12 cases (67%). 11 participants had significant refractive error and wore spectacles, but only five (45%) had this requirement recorded in their statement. Overall, 10 participants (55%) had either reduced visual acuity or significant refractive error which was not recorded in their statement. Despite additional visual needs being common, and described in clinical records, the majority of those with reduced vision and/or spectacle requirements did not have this information included in their statement. If visual limitations are not recognized by educational services, the child's needs may not be met during school life. More comprehensive eye care services, embedded with stakeholder communication and links to education are necessary to improve

  7. Molecular and epidemiological characterization of staphylococcal foodborne outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus harboring seg, sei, sem, sen, seo, and selu genes without production of classical enterotoxins.

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    Umeda, Kaoru; Nakamura, Hiromi; Yamamoto, Kaori; Nishina, Nobuko; Yasufuku, Kiyoshi; Hirai, Yuki; Hirayama, Teruo; Goto, Kaoru; Hase, Atsushi; Ogasawara, Jun

    2017-09-01

    Staphylococcal food poisoning is the result of consumption of food contaminated with staphylococcal enterotoxins (SEs) produced by Staphylococcus aureus. To date, 23 SEs and SE-like enterotoxins (SEls) have been described in the literature. They are divided into classical SEs (SEA-SEE) and new SE/SEls (SEG-SElX). Some have proved to be foodborne-inducible, but others remain unidentified. In May 2016, at an elderly group home in Osaka city, Japan, an outbreak from foodborne pathogens occurred among lunch party participants. Within 2h 30min to 4h 40min, 15 of 53 participants presented gastrointestinal symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea. A subsequent laboratory investigation detected S. aureus from most stool samples from patients, several left-over food items, a kitchen swab, and hand swabs from two food handlers. Classical SEs was not detected from S. aureus isolates or left-over food items. From examination for the presence of SE/SEl genes of 20 kinds by PCR, seg, sei, sem, sen, seo, and selu genes were detected in almost all isolates. These isolates exhibited identical or closely related types by coagulase type (type VII), Sma I digested pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis and multi-locus sequence typing (MLST-CC45 lineage). These results suggest that the foodborne outbreak was caused by S. aureus harboring seg, sei, sem, sen, seo, and selu genes without production of classical SEs. Additionally, some S. aureus isolates from human nasal swabs and healthy human feces harboring seg, sei, sem, sen, seo, and selu genes without production of classical SEs were classified into CC45 lineage using MLST. These findings suggest new SE/SEls as a potential cause of foodborne outbreaks. Copyright © 2017. Published by Elsevier B.V.

  8. La transformación ética de la racionalidad económica en Amartya Sen. Una recuperación de Adam Smith

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    Pedrajas Herrero, Marta

    2006-01-01

    The aim of this article is to show the necessity of includying ethic elements in the economic rationality, that goes beyond the self-interest and egoism. From a critic of the homo oeconomicus and an exposition of the deficiencies of the egoist rationality, we see how the incorporation of ethic elements is a reflection of the real and rational behaviour of the individuals. Nowadays, Amartya Sen is the one who mainly proposes this theory, but it has in its basis the ethical recupera...

  9. Lapsen osallisuus toiminnassa ja sen suunnittelussa lasten ja kasvattajien kokemana : Näkemyksiä lasten osallisuudesta pienryhmäpedagogiikkaa harjoittavassa päiväkodissa

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    Lahti, Laura; Polvi, Kirsi; Hela, Emmi

    2013-01-01

    Opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli tutkia lapsen osallisuutta toiminnassa ja sen suunnittelussa päiväkodissa. Opinnäytetyön yhteistyökumppanina toimi pienryhmäpedagogiikkaa harjoittava päiväkoti Hattulan kunnassa. Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli tarkastella lasten ja kasvattajien näkemyksiä lapsen osallisuudesta. Tavoitteena oli saada lapsi tietoiseksi omasta osallisuudestaan sekä vaikutusmahdollisuuksistaan. Tarkoituksena oli myös lisätä kasvattajien tietoisuutta lasten osallisuuden kokemuksista ...

  10. Emotionen und Kontrollüberzeugungen beim komplexen Problemlösen : eine experimentelle Untersuchung anhand des computersimulierten Problemlöseszenarios FSYS 2.0

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    Spering, Miriam

    2001-01-01

    Diese Studie untersucht den Einfluss positiver und negativer Emotionen auf komplexes Problemlösen unter Berücksichtigung der Kompetenz- und Kontrollüberzeugungen als Traits. 74 studentische männliche und weibliche Probanden bearbeiteten das computersimulierte Szenario FSYS 2.0 (Wagener & Conrad, 1997), anhand dessen sich Aussagen sowohl über die Problemlösegüte als auch das Problemlöseverhalten (z.B. Informationsmanagement) treffen lassen. Emotionen wurden vor Beginn des Szenarios und nach de...

  11. Fluxo de calor sensível em cultivo de feijão-caupi Sensible heat flux in cowpea

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    José R. de S Lima

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho objetivou comparar o fluxo de calor sensível obtido pelo método do balanço de energia-razão de Bowen (H_B e pelo método aerodinâmico (H_A, em uma área de 4 ha cultivada com feijão-caupi em Areia-PB (6º 58' 12" S e 35º 42' 15" O, 620 m. Foram coletados dados de saldo de radiação, fluxo de calor no solo, temperatura e umidade do solo, temperatura e umidade relativa do ar, velocidade do vento e precipitação pluvial, os quais eram lidos a cada minuto, e armazenados, em uma central de aquisição de dados, como médias a cada 30 min, com exceção da pluviometria, cujo valor foi totalizado no período. Obteve-se excelente concordância entre H_A e H_B, com um índice "d " de 0,980, um erro padrão (EP de 14,88 W m-2, e sem diferença significativa entre H_A e H_B, pelo teste t-Student. Deste modo, o método aerodinâmico pode ser usado em conjunto com medidas de saldo de radiação e de fluxo de calor no solo, para se estimar o fluxo de calor latente e, consequentemente, a evapotranspiração da cultura do feijão-caupi, para as condições edafoclimáticas do Brejo Paraibano.A study was performed to compare the bulk aerodynamic (H_A and Bowen ratio energy balance (H_B methods in the estimation of the sensible heat flux in a cowpea crop. Data of net radiation, soil heat flux, soil water content, soil temperature, air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and rainfall were collected on 30-min time intervals in an area of 4 ha belonging to the municipality of Areia, PB (6º 58' 12" S e 35º 42' 15" W, 620 m. Results showed that there was a good agreement between H_A and H_B with an index "d" of 0.98 and standard error of estimate (SEE of 14.88 W m-2, no significant difference between H_A H_B, by the t-Student test. Thus, the bulk aerodynamic method can be used in conjunction with measurements of net radiation and soil heat flux to estimate the evapotranspiration of the cowpea under soil and climatic condition of

  12. Comparative Study of a Real-Time PCR Assay Targeting senX3-regX3 versus Other Molecular Strategies Commonly Used in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis.

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    Rocio Sanjuan-Jimenez

    Full Text Available Nucleic acid amplification tests are increasingly used for the rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis. We undertook a comparative study of the efficiency and diagnostic yield of a real-time PCR senX3-regX3 based assay versus the classical IS6110 target and the new commercial methods.This single-blind prospective comparative study included 145 consecutive samples: 76 from patients with culture-confirmed tuberculosis (86.8% pulmonary and 13.2% extrapulmonary tuberculosis: 48.7% smear-positive and 51.3% smear-negative and 69 control samples (24 from patients diagnosed with non-tuberculous mycobacteria infections and 45 from patients with suspected tuberculosis which was eventually ruled out. All samples were tested by two CE-marked assays (Xpert®MTB/RIF and AnyplexTM plus MTB/NTM and two in-house assays targeting senX3-regX3 and the IS6110 gene.The detection limit ranged from 1.00E+01 fg for Anyplex, senX3-regX3 and IS6110 to 1.00E+04 fg for Xpert. All three Xpert, senX3-regX3 and IS6110 assays detected all 37 smear-positive cases. Conversely, Anyplex was positive in 34 (91.9% smear-positive cases. In patients with smear-negative tuberculosis, differences were observed between the assays; Xpert detected 22 (56.41% of the 39 smear-negative samples, Anyplex 24 (61.53%, senX3-regX3 28 (71.79% and IS6110 35 (89.74%. Xpert and senX3-regX3 were negative in all control samples; however, the false positive rate was 8.7% and 13% for Anyplex and IS6110, respectively. The overall sensitivity was 77.6%, 85.7%, 77.3% and 94.7% and the specificity was 100%, 100%, 90.8% and 87.0% for the Xpert, senX3-regX3, Anyplex and IS6110 assays, respectively.Real-time PCR assays targeting IS6110 lack the desired specificity. The Xpert MTB/RIF and in-house senX3-regX3 assays are both sensitive and specific for the detection of MTBC in both pulmonary and extrapulmonary samples. Therefore, the real time PCR senX3-regX3 based assay could be a useful and complementary tool in the

  13. Prediction of crack growth direction by Strain Energy Sih's Theory on specimens SEN under tension-compression biaxial loading employing Genetic Algorithms

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    Rodriguez-MartInez R; Lugo-Gonzalez E; Urriolagoitia-Calderon G; Urriolagoitia-Sosa G; Hernandez-Gomez L H; Romero-Angeles B; Torres-San Miguel Ch, E-mail: rrodriguezm@ipn.mx, E-mail: urrio332@hotmail.com, E-mail: guiurri@hotmail.com, E-mail: luishector56@hotmail.com, E-mail: romerobeatriz98@hotmail.com, E-mail: napor@hotmail.com [INSTITUTO POLITECNICO NACIONAL Seccion de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigacion (SEPI), Escuela Superior de Ingenieria Mecanica y Electrica (ESIME), Edificio 5. 2do Piso, Unidad Profesional Adolfo Lopez Mateos ' Zacatenco' Col. Lindavista, C.P. 07738, Mexico, D.F. (Mexico)

    2011-07-19

    Crack growth direction has been studied in many ways. Particularly Sih's strain energy theory predicts that a fracture under a three-dimensional state of stress spreads in direction of the minimum strain energy density. In this work a study for angle of fracture growth was made, considering a biaxial stress state at the crack tip on SEN specimens. The stress state applied on a tension-compression SEN specimen is biaxial one on crack tip, as it can observed in figure 1. A solution method proposed to obtain a mathematical model considering genetic algorithms, which have demonstrated great capacity for the solution of many engineering problems. From the model given by Sih one can deduce the density of strain energy stored for unit of volume at the crack tip as dW = [1/2E({sigma}{sup 2}{sub x} + {sigma}{sup 2}{sub y}) - {nu}/E({sigma}{sub x}{sigma}{sub y})]dV (1). From equation (1) a mathematical deduction to solve in terms of {theta} of this case was developed employing Genetic Algorithms, where {theta} is a crack propagation direction in plane x-y. Steel and aluminium mechanical properties to modelled specimens were employed, because they are two of materials but used in engineering design. Obtained results show stable zones of fracture propagation but only in a range of applied loading.

  14. Le Léviathan dans la doctrine de l’État de Thomas Hobbes : sens et échec du décisionnisme politique

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    Emmanuel Tuchscherer

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available Présenté en 1938, le Der Leviathan de Carl Schmitt clos un ensemble de réflexions que le juriste et politologue allemand a consacré au décisionnisme politique. Au long de son commentaire sur Hobbes, Schmitt aboutit toutefois à un résultat inattendu. Naguère loué comme « le cas classique de la pensée décisionniste », Hobbes s’est métamorphosé à son insu en « ancêtre spirituel » de l’État législateur et libéral-constitutionnel. Schmitt a trouvé chez son allié le plus précieux les germes d’une pensée qu’il n’a cessé d’éreinter sous toutes ses formes, qu’on la décline dans sa version techniciste, positiviste, constitutionnaliste bourgeoise et libérale, individualiste ou pluraliste. C’est en ce sens que le Der Leviathan résume à bien des égards le sens et l’échec du décisionnisme politique.

  15. Quantitative MRI comparison of pulmonary hemodynamics in mustard/senning-repaired patients suffering from transposition of the great arteries and healthy volunteers at rest

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    Laffon, Eric; Latrabe, Valerie; Jimenez, Maria; Ducassou, Dominique; Laurent, Francois; Marthan, Roger

    2006-01-01

    In Mustard/Senning-repaired (MSR) patients, the right and left ventricles (RV, LV) act as the systemic and pulmonary ventricle, respectively. The purpose of the study was to compare non-invasively, at rest, pulmonary ventricle systolic function and hemodynamics in MSR patients with those of healthy volunteers. Velocity-encoded MR imaging was performed at the level of the main pulmonary artery (MPA) in ten male patients late after a Mustard/Senning correction performed early in infancy and in ten male volunteers. Both blood flow and MPA cross-sectional area variations were recorded over a complete cardiac cycle. MPA distensibility, body surface area (BSA)-normalized pulmonary ventricle systolic power and work were significantly lower in the MSR patients compared to volunteers. In particular, BSA-normalized LV systolic power and work in MSR patients were equal to 82 and 77% on average of those of the RV in volunteers (0.32 vs. 0.39 W/m 2 and 0.10 vs. 0.13 J/m 2 ), respectively. We conclude that in MSR patients at rest two unrelated findings were observed: (1) a reduced MPA distensibility and (2) a significantly lower systolic mechanical performance of the pulmonary LV compared to that of the RV in healthy volunteers. The latter quantification indirectly confirms the lowest systemic RV systolic mechanical performance previously published. (orig.)

  16. Prediction of crack growth direction by Strain Energy Sih's Theory on specimens SEN under tension-compression biaxial loading employing Genetic Algorithms

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    Rodriguez-MartInez R; Lugo-Gonzalez E; Urriolagoitia-Calderon G; Urriolagoitia-Sosa G; Hernandez-Gomez L H; Romero-Angeles B; Torres-San Miguel Ch

    2011-01-01

    Crack growth direction has been studied in many ways. Particularly Sih's strain energy theory predicts that a fracture under a three-dimensional state of stress spreads in direction of the minimum strain energy density. In this work a study for angle of fracture growth was made, considering a biaxial stress state at the crack tip on SEN specimens. The stress state applied on a tension-compression SEN specimen is biaxial one on crack tip, as it can observed in figure 1. A solution method proposed to obtain a mathematical model considering genetic algorithms, which have demonstrated great capacity for the solution of many engineering problems. From the model given by Sih one can deduce the density of strain energy stored for unit of volume at the crack tip as dW = [1/2E(σ 2 x + σ 2 y ) - ν/E(σ x σy)]dV (1). From equation (1) a mathematical deduction to solve in terms of θ of this case was developed employing Genetic Algorithms, where θ is a crack propagation direction in plane x-y. Steel and aluminium mechanical properties to modelled specimens were employed, because they are two of materials but used in engineering design. Obtained results show stable zones of fracture propagation but only in a range of applied loading.

  17. Partilha do sensível na comunidade: interseções entre psicologia e teatro Sharing the sensible in the community: intersections between psychology and theater

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    Tatiana Gomes da Rocha

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo é promover uma discussão sobre psicologia e teatro, buscando compreender algumas relações e efeitos possíveis quando ambos se aproximam e se voltam para a produção de subjetividade nas comunidades populares. Um conceito central é o de partilha do sensível, formulado por Jacques Rancière. O texto discute as formas que a partilha do sensível configura tanto no teatro quanto na psicologia comunitária quando estes se propõem a ser vetores da transformação social, e aponta entraves quando estes se limitam à representação convencional dos conflitos sociais. Outro aspecto considerado é a necessidade de dar mais relevo aos processos de produção de desejo na comunidade.This essay aims to discuss psychology and theater, their relations and possible effects when they are both involved with the production of subjectivity in popular communities. One main concept is the distribution of the sensible, created by Jacques Rancière. The text analyses the distribution of the sensible performed by the theater and by community psychology when they search social transformation. This study's conclusions indicate that the persistence of the conventional representation of the social conflicts constitutes an obstacle shared by psychology and theater, and point to the necessity of giving more relevance to the production of desire in the community.

  18. Clínica sensível à cultura popular na atenção ao sofrimento psíquico grave

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    Ileno Izídio da Costa

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    Full Text Available Este estudo problematiza a atenção em saúde mental, resgatando a cultura popular como forma de encontro afetivo, cuidado e criação na clínica do sofrimento psíquico grave. Por meio de reflexão teórica, articularemos o conceito de cultura popular à noção de presença sensível e ambiente suficientemente bom. Compreendemos a cultura popular, no campo da saúde mental, pelo jogo do conformismo e da resistência frente à cultura hegemônica. Ressaltamos a importância de uma atenção sensível aos modos de expressão da cultura popular no cotidiano dos serviços de saúde mental, a partir de uma postura ética e estética frente ao sofrimento psíquico grave.

  19. Thermal remote sensing from Airborne Hyperspectral Scanner data in the framework of the SPARC and SEN2FLEX projects: an overview

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    Q. Shen

    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available The AHS (Airborne Hyperspectral Scanner instrument has 80 spectral bands covering the visible and near infrared (VNIR, short wave infrared (SWIR, mid infrared (MIR and thermal infrared (TIR spectral range. The instrument is operated by Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aerospacial (INTA, and it has been involved in several field campaigns since 2004.

    This paper presents an overview of the work performed with the AHS thermal imagery provided in the framework of the SPARC and SEN2FLEX campaigns, carried out respectively in 2004 and 2005 over an agricultural area in Spain. The data collected in both campaigns allowed for the first time the development and testing of algorithms for land surface temperature and emissivity retrieval as well as the estimation of evapotranspiration from AHS data. Errors were found to be around 1.5 K for land surface temperature and 1 mm/day for evapotranspiration.

  20. Du rôle de la prosodie dans la co-construction du sens : analyse de deux extraits de discours à visée formative

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    Hunziker Felix, Crista

    2012-01-01

    Ce travail de mémoire vise à saisir de quelle manière certains paramètres prosodiques pourraient contribuer à la construction du sens dans un discours à visée formative. Il propose l'analyse de deux extraits de discours dispensés chacun par un enseignant de l'Université de Genève. Cette dernière porte d'une part sur la manière dont les deux auteurs de discours construisent la cohérence thématique dans le vif immédiat de leur production orale et d'autre part sur la façon dont leurs accentuatio...

  1. O conceito de igualdade na filosofia política contemporânea: Um debate entre Rawls, Dworkin e Amartya Sen

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    Fabio Alves Gomes de Oliveira

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Uma das questões mais interessantes do debate contemporâneo sobre a justiça, no âmbito da teoria política normativa, diz respeito sobre qual foco deveria ocupar a posição central de uma visão igualitarista: igualdade baseada em satisfação de necessidades básicas, bens primários como propõe Rawls, igualdade de recursos como defende Dworkin ou, como quer Amartya Sen, igualdade de capacidades? Com o que, afinal, os igualitaristas deveriam se preocupar? Este trabalho tem o objetivo de analisar criticamente essas três perspectivas.

  2. Amartya Sen e a escolha social: uma extensão da teoria da justiça de John Rawls?

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    Solange Regina Marin

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo é apresentar a visão de Amartya Sen quanto à possibilidade da escolha social como um exercício comparativo e reflexivo com indivíduos comprometidos, tendo como ponto de partida a justiça como equidade de John Rawls. O argumento é o de que o agir por comprometimento e as várias identidades sociais estabelecidas pelos diferentes indivíduos durante suas vidas - considerando um conceito de indivíduo que não é o racional e autointeressado da Economia tradicional - são formas de desenvolver o pensamento seniano no que se refere ao processo de escolha social via raciocínio público, sem necessitar do conceito de racionalismo estrito como proposto na Economia.

  3. Is poverty a matter of perspective? Significance of Amartya Sen for the church’s response to poverty: A public practical theological reflection

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    Noah K. Tenai

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Poverty continues to present an enormous challenge to the well-being of humanity. Different frameworks on poverty tend to identify different persons as poor, impacting on efforts to fight poverty. The church as a role player in the public domain needs a framework that can assist it in its task of working for salvation and liberation in the face of overwhelming poverty. Acombined framework, from Amartya Sen’s entitlement approach and capability approach, is amalgamated and suggested as an integrated framework that could act as a lens or a viewpoint from which the church could venture to conceptualise, quantify and respond to instances of poverty.   Keywords: Poverty; Church; Well-being; Amartya Sen; Entitlement Approach; Capability Approach

  4. Mikrodenetleyici Kontrollü, Termoelektrik Kaynaklı Kablosuz ve Sensörsüz Yüksek Sıcaklık Duyum Devresi

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    Ahmet KÜÇÜKKÖMÜRLER

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Sürdürülebilir enerjinin her geçen gün daha da önemli bir konu olduğu günümüzde, enerji üretmenin farklı yöntemleri araştırılmakta ve denenmektedir. Bu yöntemlerden bir tanesi de atıl ısıdan elektrik enerjisi üretmektir. Termoelektrik malzeme, iki yüzeyi arasında sıcaklık farkı meydana gelmesi durumunda elektriksel bir gerilim üreten malzemelerdir. Bu çalışmada termoelektrik malzeme ile atıl ısı elektrik enerjisine çevrilerek, RF (Radyo Frekansı alıcı-verici kullanımı ile yüksek sıcaklık kablosuz ve sensörsüz duyum devresi tasarımı gerçekleştirilmiştir. Tasarımı gerçekleştirilen bu devrede TMG-450-0.8-1.0 termoelektrik üreteç, ATX-34 RF verici, ARX-34 radyo frekans alıcı ve 8051 mikrodenetleyicisi kullanılmıştır. Sistem, laboratuar ortamında test edilmiş ve otomotiv alanında kablosuz ve sensörsüz yüksek sıcaklık ölçüm uygulamaları için simülasyon ve deneysel sonuçlar elde edilerek bu sonuçların doğruluğu gösterilmiştir.

  5. Correção cirúrgica para reversão de operação de Senning em caso de falência ventricular direita Surgical correction for atrial inversion in Senning operation in case of right ventricular dysfunction

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    Adib D Jatene

    1991-04-01

    Full Text Available Os autores apresentam uma nova proposta para tratar disfunção do ventrículo direito no pós-operatório tardio da transposição das grandes artérias associada a grande comunicação interventricular e que tenha sido tratada pela inversão em nível atrial. Apresentam o caso de um paciente com 12 anos de idade, que havia sido submetido a operação de Senning associada a fechamento de comunicação interventricular e alivio de estenose pulmonar há 8 anos. A operação de Senning foi desfeita, restabelecendo-se a concordância atrioventricular, o remendo que fechava a comunicação interventricular foi ressecado, conectando-se a aorta com o ventrículo esquerdo. A artéria pulmonar foi seccionada transversalmente, próximo ao plano valvar. O coto proximal foi suturado e o distai, conectado ao ventrículo direito através de tubo valvulado de pericárdio bovino. A evolução foi satisfatória, revertendo-se a situação do paciente do grupo funcional IV para grupo I/II.A new proposal for the treatment of right ventricular dysfunction in late postoperative period of patients submitted to Senning operation is presented. The technique could be used in cases originally with transposition of the great arteries associated with pulmonary stenosis and a large VSD. A 12-year-old patient, who had been submitted, 8 years before, to an atrial inversion associated with closure of a large VSD and relieve of a pulmonary stonosis was submitted to this new operation. Senning operation was undone thus reestablishing atrio-ventricular concordance; the patch used for closure of VSD was removed, and the aorta was connected to the left-ventricle. Pulmonary artery was cut transversally, adjacent to the valvar horizontal plane. The proximal extremity was sutured and the distal was connected to the right ventricle through a valvar tube graft of bovine pericardium. The clinical course was uneventful and the patient improved from functional class IV to I/II.

  6. Proposta de um instrumento para avaliação da autonomia do idoso: o Sistema Sênior de Avaliação da Autonomia de Ação (SysSen A new technique for elderly independence evaluation: the Senior System (SysSen

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    Paulo de Tarso Veras Farinatti

    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available O texto descreve uma nova técnica de avaliação da autonomia do idoso, o Sistema Sênior de Avaliação da Autonomia de Ação(SysSen, bem como as estratégias adotadas para sua validação. O sistema é formado por um questionário de atividades físicas (Questionário Sênior de Atividades Físicas - QSAP e de um teste de campo (Teste Sênior de 'Caminhar e Transportar' - TSMP. O QSAP visa quantificar as necessidades dos idosos para uma vida autônoma, em termos de força de membros superiores (FO e de capacidade cardiorrespiratória (PA, através de uma entrevista em quatro partes. A primeira considera as atividades cotidianas no domicílio, profissionais e de tempo livre. A segunda avalia o contexto ambiental. A terceira aprecia as dificuldades para tarefas cotidianas e os sentimentos quanto às atividades que se gostaria de fazer e/ou retomar. A quarta considera o ponto de vista do entrevistador sobre as informações recolhidas. Obtém-se um índice para o conjunto das necessidades reveladas pelas partes do questionário (Índice de Autonomia Exprimida - IAE. No TSMP o indivíduo marcha 800m de forma acelerada, transportando pesos específicos segundo o sexo. Calcula-se um índice representativo do potencial de realização das tarefas que dependem da interação funcional da FO e PA (Índice de Autonomia Potencial - IAP. Cruzando as informações obtidas, estabelece-se uma razão autonomia potencial/exprimida (IAP/IAE - Índice Sênior da Autonomia de Ação (ISAC. A pertinência do SysSen foi verificada por meio da comparação com outros instrumentos de avaliação e pela observação da coerência interna e estrutural dos índices obtidos (validade de estrutura, conteúdo e critério. A fidedignidade inter e intraclasse foi investigada através de teste-reteste. A estabilidade das equações de regressão dos índices IAE e IAP foi testada por validação cruzada. Os resultados indicam que os instrumentos que compõem o SysSen são v

  7. Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi İsimli Filmin Göstergebilimsel Çözümlemesi

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    ümit Hüseyin Girgin

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Sinema, onun üzerine düşünenler ve yaratıcıları için; roman, fotoğraf,resim, tiyatro, müzik, dans, mimari gibi bir çok sanat dalından yararlanılarak oluşturulan karma bir oluşumdur. Badiou’nun saf olmayan saf bir sanat olarak nitelendirdiği Sinema sanatı bir çok farklı sanat biçiminden yararlanarak kendi sınırlılıkları çerçevesinde bir film dili, bu film dilini oluşturan öğelerin bir araya gelmesi ile de bir anlam üretimi sağlamaktadır. Görsel ve işitsel öğelerin bir araya gelmesi ile oluşan hikayeler, film diline ait olan göstergeleri ortaya çıkarır. Bu göstergeler ise göstergebilim kuramı tarafından incelenerek bilimsel bir bağlam içerisinde ele alınabilir. Roland Barthes’in anlamlandırma yöntemi, Saussure'ün göstergebilimsel anlayışı ve  Greimas'ın eyleyenler yöntemi ve göstergebilimsel dörtgen modelinin temel alındığı bu çalışmada sinemada anlamı oluşturan göstergeler Onur Ünlü'nün Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi filmi örnek alınarak incelenmiştir. Bu çalışmanın amacı göstergebilim ve sinema ilişkisini temel alarak öykü, zaman, mekan, karakter ve film diline ait göstergelerin Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi isimli filmde anlatımın kurulmasına ve anlamın inşa edilmesine nasıl bir katkıda bulunduğunu incelemektir.

  8. Segredos do coração: a escola como espaço para o olhar sensível

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    Rosvita Kolb-Bernardes

    Full Text Available Nesse artigo apresentamos a experiência da construção, na escola, de um espaço para o afeto. Em tal espaço, através da atividade artística, torna-se possível trabalhar perdas, cultivar segredos, sonhos e desejos. Espaço-lugar que permite a construção de um olhar sensível para as histórias de cada um e para a memória coletiva. A dinâmica envolvida na proposta expressa uma dimensão do ensino de arte na atualidade, como espaço de atuação entre a objetividade e a subjetividade no trabalho com os alunos. Nesta sintonia, durante as aulas de arte que configuraram a experiência aqui analisada, alinhávamos histórias dos participantes com os fios da experiência estética, cruzando referências das culturas africana e indígena com a tradição das bordadeiras, que tecem a sua história de vida com fios e panos. Na composição de todos esses elementos, criamos na escola um lugar de acolhimento das individualidades, das subjetividades de cada um de nós, verdadeiros tesouros segredados.

  9. 孙中山的媒体功能观及意义%Media Function and Significance of Sun Yat-sen

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    孙信茹; 杨星星

    2012-01-01

    媒介功能指称的是媒介与社会的关联性,具体表现为媒体与政治、经济和文化等相互作用关系。孙中山在其革命实践与传播实践活动中,形成了革命工具论、民主手段论和社会整合论三大认识。尽管在孙中山的新闻思想中三者并没有明确体现为一个清晰演进的结构系统,但这些论述对于我们深化媒介化社会语境中媒体功能认识,有着重要的认识价值和借鉴意义。%The function of media refers to media and social relevance, specific performance for the media and political, economic and cultural interaction. Sun Yat-sen,in his revolutionary practice and communication practice, formed three big understandings, i.e.the revolutionary tool theory, democratic means theory and social integration. In Sun Yat-sen’s news thought,the three did not explicitly represent as a clear evolution of the structure of the system, but these discourses have important value and significance for us to aware media function in the medium social context.

  10. The role of outside-school factors in science education: a two-stage theoretical model linking Bourdieu and Sen, with a case study

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    Gokpinar, Tuba; Reiss, Michael

    2016-05-01

    The literature in science education highlights the potentially significant role of outside-school factors such as parents, cultural contexts and role models in students' formation of science attitudes and aspirations, and their attainment in science classes. In this paper, building on and linking Bourdieu's key concepts of habitus, cultural and social capital, and field with Sen's capability approach, we develop a model of students' science-related capability development. Our model proposes that the role of outside-school factors is twofold, first, in providing an initial set of science-related resources (i.e. habitus, cultural and social capital), and then in conversion of these resources to science-related capabilities. The model also highlights the distinction between science-related functionings (outcomes achieved by individuals) and science-related capabilities (ability to achieve desired functionings), and argues that it is necessary to consider science-related capability development in evaluating the effectiveness of science education. We then test our theoretical model with an account of three Turkish immigrant students' science-related capabilities and the role of outside-school factors in forming and extending these capabilities. We use student and parent interviews, student questionnaires and in-class observations to provide an analysis of how outside-school factors influence these students' attitudes, aspirations and attainment in science.

  11. Unusually short chalcogen bonds involving organoselenium: insights into the Se-N bond cleavage mechanism of the antioxidant ebselen and analogues.

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    Thomas, Sajesh P; Satheeshkumar, K; Mugesh, Govindasamy; Guru Row, T N

    2015-04-27

    Structural studies on the polymorphs of the organoselenium antioxidant ebselen and its derivative show the potential of organic selenium to form unusually short Se⋅⋅⋅O chalcogen bonds that lead to conserved supramolecular recognition units. Se⋅⋅⋅O interactions observed in these polymorphs are the shortest such chalcogen bonds known for organoselenium compounds. The FTIR spectral evolution characteristics of this interaction from solution state to solid crystalline state further validates the robustness of this class of supramolecular recognition units. The strength and electronic nature of the Se⋅⋅⋅O chalcogen bonds were explored using high-resolution X-ray charge density analysis and atons-in-molecules (AIM) theoretical analysis. A charge density study unravels the strong electrostatic nature of Se⋅⋅⋅O chalcogen bonding and soft-metal-like behavior of organoselenium. An analysis of the charge density around Se-N and Se-C covalent bonds in conjunction with the Se⋅⋅⋅O chalcogen bonding modes in ebselen and its analogues provides insights into the mechanism of drug action in this class of organoselenium antioxidants. The potential role of the intermolecular Se⋅⋅⋅O chalcogen bonding in forming the intermediate supramolecular assembly that leads to the bond cleavage mechanism has been proposed in terms of electron density topological parameters in a series of molecular complexes of ebselen with reactive oxygen species (ROS). © 2015 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

  12. Evaluation of the new AmpliSens multiplex real-time PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Trichomonas vaginalis.

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    Rumyantseva, Tatiana; Golparian, Daniel; Nilsson, Christian S; Johansson, Emma; Falk, My; Fredlund, Hans; Van Dam, Alje; Guschin, Alexander; Unemo, Magnus

    2015-10-01

    In this study, we performed an evaluation of the new CE-marked multiplex real-time AmpliSens N.gonorrhoeae/C.trachomatis/M.genitalium/T.vaginalis-MULTIPRIME-FRT PCR assay compared to APTIMA tests, i.e., APTIMA COMBO 2 assay, APTIMA Trichomonas vaginalis assay (FDA-approved), and two different APTIMA Mycoplasma genitalium assays (research use only; one of them only used for discrepancy analysis). Vaginal swabs (n = 209) and first-void urine (FVU) specimens from females (n = 498) and males (n = 554), consecutive attendees (n = 1261) at a dermatovenerological clinic in Sweden, were examined. The sensitivity of the AmpliSens PCR assay for detection of C. trachomatis (6.3% prevalence), M. genitalium (5.7% prevalence), N. gonorrhoeae (0.3% prevalence), and T. vaginalis (0.08% prevalence) was 97.5% (95% confidence interval (CI): 91.2-99.6%), 81.9% (95% CI: 70.7-89.7%), 100% (95% CI: 40.2-100%) and 100% (95% CI: 16.5-100%), respectively. The specificity of the AmpliSens PCR assay was 100% (95% CI: 99.6-100%) for all agents. The analytical sensitivity and specificity for N. gonorrhoeae detection was excellent, i.e., 55 international gonococcal strains detected and 135 isolates of 13 non-gonococcal Neisseria species were negative. In conclusion, the multiplex real-time AmpliSens N.gonorrhoeae/C.trachomatis/M.genitalium/T.vaginalis-MULTIPRIME-FRT PCR assay demonstrated high sensitivity and excellent specificity for the detection of C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae, and T. vaginalis, and excellent specificity but suboptimal sensitivity for M. genitalium detection. © 2015 APMIS. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  13. Algumas Críticas de Amartya Sen em relação a Uma Teoria de Justiça de John Rawls: a Questão da Imparcialidade Fechada e a Imparcialidade Aberta

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    Heloisa Allgayer

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    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo analisar a imparcialidade em Amartya Sen como um dos fundamentos para sua ideia de justiça, sendo essa a principal crítica a teoria da justiça de John Rawls. Nesse sentido serão descritos e explicados a imparcialidade fechada (Rawls e a aberta (Sen, e qual os seus devidos papéis na construção de uma sociedade justa. Amartya Sen defende uma ideia de justiça que não seja definitiva, que propicie as abordagens e as argumentações que se dediquem a partir de uma razão prática a redução das injustiças e a construção de melhorias tendo uma visão mais pragmática do que a desenvolvida por Rawls em sua teoria da justiça.

  14. Validation of Geno-Sen's scrub typhus real time polymerase chain reaction kit by its comparison with a serological ELISA Test

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    Velmurugan Anitharaj

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: In the recent past, scrub typhus (ST has been reported from different parts of India, based on Weil-Felix/enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA/indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA. Molecular tests are applied only by a few researchers. Aims: Evaluation of a new commercial real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR kit for molecular diagnosis of ST by comparing it with the commonly used IgM ELISA is our aim. Settings and Design: ST has been reported all over India including Puducherry and surrounding Tamil Nadu and identified as endemic for ST. This study was designed to correlate antibody detection by IgM ELISA and Orientia tsutsugamushi DNA in real time PCR. Materials and Methods: ST IgM ELISA (InBios Inc., USA was carried out for 170 consecutive patients who presented with the symptoms of acute ST during 11 months (November, 2015– September, 2016. All 77 of these patients with IgM ELISA positivity and 49 of 93 IgM ELISA negative patients were subjected to real time PCR (Geno-Sen's ST real time PCR, Himachal Pradesh, India. Statistical Analysis: Statistical analysis for clinical and laboratory results was performed using IBM SPSS Statistics 17 for Windows (SPSS Inc., Chicago, USA. Chi-square test with Yates correction (Fisher's test was employed for a small number of samples. Results and Conclusion: Among 77 suspected cases of acute ST with IgM ELISA positivity and 49 IgM negative patients, 42 and 7 were positive, respectively, for O. tsutsugamushi 56-kDa type-specific gene in real time PCR kit. Until ST IFA, the gold standard diagnostic test, is properly validated in India, diagnosis of acute ST will depend on both ELISA and quantitative PCR.

  15. Epidemiologic characteristics of oral cancer: single-center analysis of 4097 patients from the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center.

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    Zhang, Ji; Gao, Fan; Yang, An-Kui; Chen, Wen-Kuan; Chen, Shu-Wei; Li, Huan; Zhang, Xing; Yang, Zhong-Yuan; Chen, Xin-Lin; Song, Ming

    2016-03-03

    Oral cancer is a common type of head and neck cancers. Knowing its epidemiologic characteristics is crucial to preventing, diagnosing, and treating this cancer. This study aimed to explore the epidemiologic characteristics of oral cancer in South China. We retrospectively analyzed data from 4097 oral cancer patients treated at the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center between 1960 and 2013. We compared the age of onset, sex ratio, pathologic type, and primary tumor location among three subcultural areas (Guangfu, Hakka, and Chaoshan) and between an economically developed region and a less-developed one in Guangdong. Overall, oral cancer had a male-to-female ratio of approximately 2:1, and this ratio decreased over time. Oral cancer occurred mostly in patients of 45-64 years old (54.5%), and the percentage of older patients gradually increased over time. The most common tumor location was the tongue. Squamous cell carcinoma was the predominant pathologic type. The percentage of blood type O in oral cancer patients was lower than that in the healthy population. The male-to-female ratio in the Chaoshan area was higher than that in the Guangfu and Hakka areas, whereas the age of disease onset in Guangfu was higher than that in Hakka and Chaoshan. The male-to-female ratio was lower and the age of disease onset was higher in the economically developed region than in the less-developed region. The incidence of oral cancer in South China presents typical characteristics to which doctors should pay attention when diagnosing and treating oral cancer patients.

  16. RACIONALIDAD, ÉTICA Y BIENESTAR: Estudios de ética de la economía en la perspectiva de Amartya Sen

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    Jorge Arturo Chaves

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available Amartya Sen, se considera a sí mismo como “uno más” de los economistas de la corriente principal quien, tan sólo, ha intentado llamar la atención del resto de sus colegas sobre la existencia de problemas a los que pocas veces dedican su análisis (Swedberg, 1990: 259. Sin embargo, al recorrer las páginas de sus numerosos libros y artículos nos llama la atención un tratamiento de la disciplina económica que no es, para nada, reflejo de la imagen habitual de los profesionales de la tendencia dominante en la economía. No que no maneje los conceptos y la lógica fundamental de ésta. Todo lo contrario. Su exquisita formación demuestra conocimiento de la tradición neoclásica, una capacidad en el uso de la formalización matemática, y un dominio de la econometría, que no le dejan a la zaga de ningún otro economista de los que definen el panorama actual de la profesión.Sin embargo, lo sorprendente en él, es que no se limita a moverse en el ámbito definido por los intereses de la corriente principal, sino que se pasea con comodidad en el conocimiento de los clásicos y trasciende los límites habitualmente considerados como fronteras de la economía, para utilizar instrumentos analíticos de lo que algunos pudieran considerar sociología, así como para profundizar en el campo filosófico.

  17. Boko Haram: The Development of a Militant Religious Movement in Nigeria Boko Haram: Die Entwicklung einer militanten religiösen Bewegung in Nigeria

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    Roman Loimeier

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Since 2009, the radical Muslim movement in northern Nigeria known as Boko Haram has become widely known in Western media for both its militant actions and its ultra-fundamentalist programme. This analysis examines Boko Haram from a historical perspective, viewing the movement as a result of social, political and generational dynamics within the larger field of northern Nigerian radical Islam. The contribution also considers some of the theological dimensions of the dispute between Boko Haram and its Muslim opponents and presents the different stages of militant activity through which this movement has gone so far. The article shows that movements such as Boko Haram are deeply rooted in northern Nigeria’s specific economic, religious and political development and are thus likely to crop up again if basic frame conditions such as social injustice, corruption and economic mismanagement do not change.Seit 2009 wurde die unter dem Namen Boko Haram bekannte radikale muslimische Bewegung in Nordnigeria in westlichen Medien für ihre militanten Aktionen und ihr ultrafundamentalistisches Programm bekannt. Der vorliegende Beitrag untersucht die Bewegung aus historischer Perspektive und sieht die Entstehung von Boko Haram als Ergebnis sozialer, politischer und generationsbezogener Dynamiken innerhalb des radikalen Islam im Norden Nigerias. Der Autor verweist zudem auf theologische Dimensionen der Auseinandersetzung zwischen der Bewegung und ihren muslimischen Gegnern und stellt die verschiedenen Phasen militanter Aktionen Boko Harams dar, die bislang erkennbar sind. Der Beitrag belegt, dass Bewegungen wie Boko Haram tief in den spezifischen ökonomischen, religiösen und politischen Bedingungen im Norden Nigerias verwurzelt sind und daher immer wieder entstehen können, sollten sich wesentliche Rahmenbedingungen – wie soziale Ungerechtigkeit, Korruption und ökonomisches Missmanagement – nicht ändern.

  18. Experiencias acerca de la utilización de un selector de contingencia en la planificación de la operación del SEN

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    Manuel Barroso Baeza

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available Se muestra la utilidad de un selector de contingencias en tareas de planificación de la operación de lossistemas eléctricos de potencia, especialmente en sistemas longitudinales en los cuales es necesarioprever desde la etapa de planificación la seguridad de la operación con especial interés, dadas lasconsecuencias que pueden acarrear diversas contingencias. El selector forma parte de un paquete deprogramas empleado actualmente en el Despacho Nacional de Carga (DNC, para la planificación de laoperación del Sistema Electroenergético Nacional (SEN, se utiliza diariamente para los estudios de lascontingencias más críticas que pueden suceder en el sistema en diversos regímenes, con ello se logra elanálisis de la factibilidad de otorgar vías libres o garantizar que los operadores se encuentren bajo alertaante la ocurrencia de algunas contingencias que pudieran provocar serias violaciones a la seguridad delsistema.  This work shows the contingencies selector use in order to do the power system operation planning tasks,especially in longitudinal systems where is necessary to prevent from the planning level the security ofthe operation with very special interest because of the contingencies consequences. The selector belongto the programs package that is using to planning the National Electric Power System operation in theNational Control Center actually. The more critical contingencies can be study with this tools and becauseof that the feasibility of the permission over one transmission element of the system is analyzed. Thismethodology permit to refuse the permission or to put the operator in alert front some contingencies thatcould attempt versus the system security.

  19. A Contraditória Relação entre Livre-Mercado e Desenvolvimento Humano: Possíveis Soluções a partir do Conceito de Capacidades em Amartya Sen / The Contradictory Relationship between Free Market and Human Development: Possible Solutions from the Concept of Capabilities in Amartya Sen

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    Rafael Veras Castro Melo

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Investiga-se, por meio desse artigo, a relação entre livre-mercados e desenvolvimento humano, na perspectiva de coadunar tais mecanismos, com ênfase no pensamento de Amartya Sen. A metodologia aplicada é descritivo-analítica, além de qualitativa. Para tanto, parte da análise do mercado livre, com seu conceito e implicações, além da visão pautada no desenvolvimento. Sublinha-se a competência do mercado em promover o crescimento. Demonstra que o livre-mercado é a possibilidade de as pessoas realizarem trocas livremente, sem ingerência do Estado. Observa que tais interferências estatais na economia, muitas vezes, prejudicam o desenvolvimento, pois os agentes de mercado têm mais perícia para realizarem os cálculos econômicos. Empós, são estudadas as críticas ao livre-mercado, notadamente a sua incapacidade de combater as mazelas sociais sozinho, especialmente o desemprego, a fome, a pobreza e outros tipos de privação. Aborda a necessidade de coadunar o livre-mercado e o crescimento econômico com desenvolvimento humano, com o fito de proporcionar aos agentes envolvidos no processo de desenvolvimento a participação nos ganhos econômicos, revertendo-os em conquistas sociais. Nessa perspectiva, apresenta a análise de Amartya Sen para essa relação e se enumera os dois polos por meio da concepção de capacidades. Por fim, avalia-se, por intermédio do autor, se o livre-mercado é o melhor meio de crescimento econômico e conclui-se pela incapacidade do mercado, sem a conjunção da atuação estatal, de resolver o desequilíbrio econômico-social. Enfatiza-se a necessidade de uma perspectiva que consiga concatenar livre-mercado e desenvolvimento humano, pelo incremento das capacidades humanas.   Abstract: This article aims to address the issue of relationship between free markets and human development, especially in view of the possibilities of such consistent mechanisms, emphasizing the thought of Amartya Sen

  20. Sens et enjeux d’un interdit alimentaire dans le judaïsme Food taboos in Judaism: the example of Ashkenazi Jews in London

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    Laurence Faure

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Cet article porte sur la manière dont la prohibition de mêler nourritures lactées et carnées dans le judaïsme se matérialise par les objets de la cuisine et leurs usages quotidiens, à partir d’une recherche réalisée à Londres auprès de couples juifs ashkénazes qui se définissent presque tous comme orthodoxes (modern orthodox et dont la scolarisation dans des écoles juives a parfois pu contribuer à revivifier les pratiques religieuses. Par delà la diversité des habitudes culinaires et de leurs formes (ex : végétarisme, par delà les éventuelles variations individuelles de l’observance religieuse au cours du cycle de vie, l’interdit alimentaire de mêler lait et viande est respecté par l’ensemble des personnes rencontrées. Il s’agit alors d’en comprendre le sens et la portée. Les conséquences matérielles de cet interdit alimentaire permettent de saisir l’importance de la religion dans le logement et les activités de tous les jours. Elles conduisent à articuler le plan matériel et le plan symbolique en suggérant une interprétation anthropologique de cette prohibition, en lien avec les écrits bibliques et les analyses déjà menées sur le sujet.This article is based upon research on Ashkenazi Jewish families living in London. It deals with the way, in Judaïsm, the prohibition of eating meat and dairy foods together is materialised through the use of kitchen utensils on a day to day basis. Material consequences of this dietary law allow us to understand the importance of religion in the Jewish home and in everyday life. Consequences which lead to the linking of material uses and their symbolic significance by suggesting an anthropological interpretation of this dietary law in accordance with Biblical writings.

  1. Energy wood reserves and the utilisation conditions of them 1/1994 - 4/1997; Energiapuuvarat ja niiden hyoedyntaeminen

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    Keskimoeloe, A [Metsaetalouden Kehittaemiskeskus Tapio, Helsinki (Finland)

    1997-12-01

    The objective of the D105 project was to reduce the harvesting and procurement costs of energy wood by developing a model for establishing the procurable volumes of energy wood. This will be done by using forestry planning data on private forests and numeric road data. Position data (GRASS) and database (Ms Access) programs are used in the model. The project was launched in the beginning of 1994 and will run until April 1997. Basic information needed was collected from pilot areas in co-operation with the PUUHA project launched in Mikkeli. Later the work continued with the Forest Energy Project of Central Finland. The position-data program is used to produce forest and road haulage distances for each forest figure. The distance data is then transferred to the database program. In the database program the procurement costs of energy wood are established by using cost models based on productivity curves. After that, it is possible to establish if the figure is economically worthwhile for energy wood harvesting purposes or not. By using this information, the model calculates first the amount of energy wood on the figure and secondly the procurable volumes of energy wood that can be delivered to the local heating plant. (orig.)

  2. Estudo comparativo do desenvolvimento sensório-motor de recém-nascidos prematuros da unidade de terapia intensiva neonatal e do método canguru - doi:10.5020/18061230.2005.p191

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    Luciana Andrade da Mota

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available O Método Canguru é uma alternativa ao método tradicional de assistência a bebês prematuros de baixo peso, que preconiza o contato pele a pele precoce, entre mãe e filho, 24 horas por dia, garantindo-lhes estímulos sensoriais e motores e maior participação dos pais no cuidado de seu bebê. A Unidade de Terapia Intensiva (UTI Neonatal é destinada ao tratamento de recém-nascidos prematuros com algum problema ao nascer. Objetivou-se comparar o desenvolvimento sensório-motor de recém-nascidos prematuros (RNPt da UTI Neonatal e do Método Canguru. Realizou-se um estudo comparativo, prospectivo e observacional, no Hospital Geral Dr. César Cals, em Fortaleza – CE, de agosto a outubro de 2004, com 14 RNPt, sendo 07 de cada grupo, com peso inferior a 2000g e idade gestacional entre 30 e 37 semanas. A avaliação foi semanal até a alta hospitalar ou até completarem a idade corrigida de 40 semanas, pelo método Dubowitz e Amiel-Tison, com análise de tônus muscular, respostas sensório-motoras, ganho de peso e tempo de internação. Como resultado, observou-se que os bebês do Método Canguru apresentaram melhores respostas sensório-motoras, comprovadas a partir da constatação de um menor grau de estresse, melhores respostas reflexas, movimentação espontânea e tônus muscular, e menor tempo de internação, permanecendo mais tempo em estado de alerta e interagindo bem com o ambiente e a mãe. Conclui-se que o Método Canguru mostrou-se uma alternativa mais eficaz de assistência a RNPt de baixo peso, pois proporcionou melhores resultados quanto às atividades sensório-motor dos bebês, se comparados à UTI Neonatal.

  3. A utilização da chupeta e o desenvolvimento sensório motor oral Pacifier's use and oral motor sensory development

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    Cláudia Marina Tavares de Araújo

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: verificar parâmetros do desenvolvimento sensório motor oral de lactentes no terceiro mês de vida, com e sem o hábito de chupar chupeta, além de identificar a frequência do uso da chupeta entre crianças em aleitamento materno e crianças que iniciaram o desmame. MÉTODOS: estudo observacional com corte transversal, envolvendo 74 bebês que nasceram e estavam realizando acompanhamento no Serviço de Puericultura de uma maternidade da rede pública, Recife-PE. Os dados foram obtidos por meio de entrevista com as mães e observação das crianças. RESULTADOS: as que não utilizavam chupeta apresentaram frequentemente padrão postural global simétrico, melhores respostas aos reflexos orais e língua mais posteriorizada (p=0,034. CONCLUSÃO: constatou-se que as crianças que não utilizaram chupeta apresentaram melhor postura das estruturas orais, como também melhores respostas em relação aos reflexos orais. Nas crianças em aleitamento materno exclusivo foi predominante o não uso da chupeta, havendo associação estatisticamente significante entre o aleitamento materno exclusivo e o não uso da chupeta (p=0,001. Por outro lado, entre as crianças que já haviam iniciado o desmame, o uso da chupeta foi mais frequente.PURPOSE: to check the parameters of breastfed babies' oral motor sensory development in their third month of life, with and without the pacifier use and identify the periodicity of pacifier use amongst infants being exclusively breastfed and those who already started weaning. METHODS: an observational study with transversal cut, involving 74 babies born at the Public Maternity, in Recife-PE, and being followed by the Child Welfare Service entity. Data were obtained through interviews with the mothers, followed by observation of the infants during their routine out-patient consultations. RESULTS: in this study, the Infants who do not regularly use pacifier, showed standard symmetric global posture, better response

  4. Entre o conformismo e o sonho: percepções de mulheres em situação de vulnerabilidade social à luz das concepções de Amartya Sen Between conformism and dreams: perceptions of women in social vulnerability situations from the perspective of Amartya Sen

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    Kelly Alves Magalhães

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O estudo objetivou analisar a percepção de mulheres em situação de vulnerabilidade social, sobre seus sonhos e as formas de enfrentamento das adversidades presentes em seu cotidiano, buscando perceber como a situação de pobreza, segundo as concepções de Amartya Sen, interferiam em sua atitude perante a vida. Trata-se de um estudo qualitativo, realizado em agosto e setembro de 2007, no município de Paula Cândido-MG. Foram entrevistadas 110 mulheres (10% cadastradas no Programa Bolsa Família, selecionadas aleatoriamente. Os dados foram coletados por meio de questionário semiestruturado e analisados por meio da técnica de análise temática. Verificou-se que o desejo por uma "vida melhor" foi, em última instância, o maior sonho das mulheres entrevistadas, sendo o conjunto "educação-trabalho-dinheiro" o meio mais citado para se alcançar uma vida digna. Contudo, a baixa escolaridade, o trabalho precário e informal e a má remuneração constituíram obstáculos à realização de seus sonhos. Diante de tais adversidades, a atitude das entrevistadas variou desde o conformismo e desesperança até o autorreconhecimento de sua situação como sujeito no mundo, capaz de sonhar e acreditar na possibilidade de realização de suas aspirações, utilizando suas habilidades e recursos para lutar por uma "vida melhor". Ressalta-se que uma política de combate à pobreza - como o PBF - deve buscar a expansão das capacidades humanas, articulando-se com ações estruturais, a fim de atingir o objetivo último do referido programa: a emancipação sustentada das famílias beneficiadas e sua inclusão social.The study aimed to analyze the perception of women in situations of social vulnerability, about their dreams and ways of coping with adversities in their daily lives, trying to see how poverty, according to the concepts of Amartya Sen, interfered in their attitude towards life. It is a qualitative study, conducted in August and September

  5. Crítica a las bases éticas de la teoría neoclásica en la propuesta del bienestar social de Amartya Sen

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    Germán Darío Valencia

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    Full Text Available Este artículo, intenta presentar las principales críticas que el Premio Nobel de Economía en 1998, Amartya Sen, ha hecho a las bases éticas y metodológicas de las teorías utilitaristas de las ciencias económicas. En la primera parte del trabajo, se esbozan los conceptos que fundamentaron las teorías del bienestar neoclásicas, haciendo un recorrido rápido desde la escuela desde la escuela utilitarista hasta llegar a su hija mayor, la escuela neoclásica (teoría dominante hoy en el mundo. Se parte de Bernard Mandeville hasta llegar a Vilfredo Pareto, pasando por Adam Smith, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, y Francis Edgeworth, autores que fundamentaron los supuestos conductuales neoclásicos. En la segunda parte se resumen las críticas que importantes economistas y filósofos contemporáneos han realizado a la teoría del bienestar individual, destacando las que hace el economista hindú Amartya Sen, con su propuesta del bienestar social.

  6. Vyresniųjų paauglių, besigydančių sanatorijoje, emocinių būsenų kitimas, taikant C. A. Raimundo „Gyvenimo žaidimas“ terapijos metodą

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    Kepalaitė, Albina; Jakimavičiūtė, Aušra

    2009-01-01

    Empiriniais stebėjimais bei tyrimais nustatyta, kad sergantys vaikai pasižymi pablogėjusia emocine būsena, menkesne saviverte, didesniu nerimu, kurie dar intensyvesni vaikų, besigydančių sanatorijose ir reabilitacijos ligoninėse. Iškyla būtinybė suteikti jiems priimtiną psichologinę pagalbą, kuri aktyvintų jų prisitaikymo resursus. Vienu iš tokios pagalbos būdų galėtų būti žaidimų terapija. Šio tyrimo tikslas – atskleisti emocinių būsenų kitimą dėl žaidimų terapijos taikymo paaugliams, besigy...

  7. Influência da estimulação sensório-motora-oral em recém-nascidos pré-termo Influence of sensory-motor-oral stimulation on preterm newborns

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    Patricia Pereira Costa

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: verificar a influência da estimulação sensório-motora-oral em recém-nascidos pré-termo. MÉTODOS: a amostra constou de 28 recém-nascidos pré-termo internados na Unidade de Terapia Intensiva Neonatal de um Hospital Universitário. Os sujeitos foram alocados em dois grupos, o estimulado e o controle. O grupo estimulado recebeu estimulação sensório-motora-oral duas vezes por dia. Realizaram-se duas avaliações, mensurando frequência respiratória e cardíaca, taxa de transferência, tempo de transição entre sonda e via oral plena, bem como incremento de peso. Os resultados foram analisados por meio do software STATA (10, comparando-se os grupos com o Teste T Student independente (pPURPOSE: to evaluate the influence of a sensory-motor-oral stimulation in preterm newborns. METHODS: twenty-eight preterm newborns in a neonatal intensive care unit of a University Hospital were randomly placed into stimulated and control groups. The stimulated group received a sensory-motor-oral stimulation twice a day. There were two ratings, measuring respiratory rate and heart rate, transfer tax, transition time between tube and oral feeding and weight increase. The results were analyzed through STATA 10 software, and the groups were compared through the Independent T Student Test (p<0,05. RESULTS: no statistically significant difference was found between the groups. CONCLUSION: there was no influence of sensory-motor-oral stimulation on the evaluated parameters.

  8. Desventuras de un pobre en el mundo económico: la Economía ortodoxa, sus límites en el análisis de la pobreza y la propuesta de Amartya Sen

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    Sandra Mira

    2004-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo utiliza una narración literaria para mostrar de qué manera la teoría ortodoxa o tradicional, especialmente el pensamiento de la escuela neoclásica, deja de lado el concepto de pobreza, al considerar el bienestar como la simple obtención de utilidades; además se presenta la propuesta del economista Amartya Sen, que postula la teoría de las capacidades humanas. Esta teoría establece como importante todo aquello que una persona es capaz de hacer o ser para conseguir sus objetivos y sus fines, permitiendo así, incluir y ampliar la visión de la pobreza. Al final se concluye que, a pesar de que la pobreza debe ser estudiada por la Economía, ésta se ha visto avocada a una imposibilidad de plantear soluciones para que aquella disminuya y, en gran medida, ello se debe a los limitantes que presenta la teoría ortodoxa.

  9. أور في زمـن المـــلك (آبـي _ سيـن 2028 – 2004 ق.م Or in the time of King (Abe _ Sen 2028 - 2004 BC.

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    Ahmad Najee Sabba أحمد ناجي سبع

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The king Abe Sen is considered (2028 - 2004 the fifth and last king of Third Dynasty of Ur, and sources indicate cuneiform he was crowned king on the throne of the state of Ur III in the tenth month of the ninth year of the rule of his father, King Chusein (2037 - 2029 BC., And indicate sources also said that he was young when he was crowned on the throne. The sources said that some of the kings belonging to the authority of Ur III has rushed glorifying King Abe O, where raises sources cuneiform to the existence of a number of texts which concluded in the name of King Abe Sen texts still dated for years to rule Chusein, and this was confirmed by one of the texts that go back the Kododo writer son of Uma governor.

  10. A Universalidade da Democracia no Enfoque da Cultura Argumentativa para a Emancipação Humana: a Complementaridade entre a Abordagem Pragmática de Amartya Sen e Pragmática Formal de Habermas

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    José Marcos Miné Vanzella

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente ensaio tem por objetivo contribuir com o debate sobre o valor e universalidade da democracia para a emancipação humana. Propõe pensar a compreensão da universalidade da democracia no enfoque abrangente da cultura argumentativa, a partir de Amartya Sen e Jürgen Habermas. Entende que as abordagens metodológicas, pragmática de um e pragmática formal do outro dos autores são complementares. Nesta perspectiva procura demonstrar que a democracia, além de suas raízes institucionais modernas, vincula-se também a expressões culturais da Índia, África e América pré-colombiana. Portanto não é mera expressão de domínio cultural e político ocidental, mas desenvolvimento de uma tendência profunda de governo mediante a discussão e razão pública. O que permite recepcionar de um ponto de vista mais amplo a contribuição do pensamento de Habermas que explicita o nexo interno entre Justiça, Direitos Humanos e Democracia, na perspectiva procedimental de uma esfera pública  crítica  com  uma  racionalidade  pública  que  inclui  a  todos.  Apresenta  o desenvolvimento das capacidades políticas e sociais, bem como o papel instrumental da democracia, na construção da compreensão dos direitos e da cultura que permitem o aprendizado, a emancipação e o desenvolvimento da própria identidade.

  11. Le sens du travail dans un contexte de dérégulation : le cas des cadres d’entreprise The Meaning of Work in a Context of Deregulation

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    Olivier Cousin

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available La loyauté a longtemps défini le lien particulier qui unissait les cadres à leur entreprise. Ce principe s’affaiblit aujourd’hui et laisse la place à une autre logique où la défection domine, ce qui suppose que les cadres deviennent les acteurs et les sujets de leur histoire. Comment vivent-ils ce changement et quel sens donnent-ils à leur travail ? À partir du récit qu’ils font de leur expérience du travail, on peut analyser leur rapport au travail selon trois dimensions : l’intégration à l’entreprise, la nature de l’activité et la construction d’une image de soi qui se matérialise par la gestion de sa carrière. Chacune de ces dimensions donne un rapport particulier au travail qui, pour les cadres, demeure un élément de construction de soi positif mais empreint de très fortes incertitudes.Loyalty long defined the peculiar link between managers and their company. Now on the wane, this principle is being replaced by a logic where defection dominates, making of managers actors of their own lot. How do the concerned feel about this and what impact does it have on their work ? Thanks to life histories three attitudes to work emerge : integrating with the company, the kind of work done and self-imaging via career construction. Each relates in its own way to work which despite its uncertainties contributes to self esteem

  12. Développement durable et agriculture durable : sens du concept de « durabilité » à travers la presse régionale et le discours des agriculteurs

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    Lise Bihannic

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Cette étude porte sur la question du sens des concepts de développement durable et d’agriculture durable à travers, d’une part, une analyse de contenu de leur diffusion dans la presse régionale (presse spécialisée en milieu agricole et presse généraliste. D’autre part, elle s’intéresse à l’appropriation de ces concepts par les agriculteurs. Pour ce faire, des entretiens semi-directifs ont été menés auprès de ces acteurs en prise avec ces questions de « durabilité ». L’objectif est de mettre en parallèle ces deux formes de contenu et de mettre en lumière les représentations sociales liées à ces objets en partant du postulat que ces dernières, en tant que forme de connaissance socialement élaborées, sont un guide pour l’action et que celles-ci se forment, se transmettent, et évoluent au cœur de la communication (Moscovici, 1976.This study focuses on the meaning of the concepts of sustainable development and sustainable agriculture. First, this study deals with a content analysis of their circulation in the regional papers (specialized in agriculture and popular newspaper. Second, it is interested in the appropriation of theses concepts farmers. Semi-structured interviews were carried out with these stakeholders concerned with these issues. The aim of the study is to compare these two content analyses and to highlight the social representations of these concepts. We postulate that these representations are a form of knowledge which is socially constructed. They are a guide to action and that they take shape, they are transmitted and they evolve in the heart of communication (Moscovici, 1976.

  13. Fatores associados à pneumonia em crianças Yanomami internadas por condições sensíveis à atenção primária na região norte do Brasil

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    Raquel Voges Caldart

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    Full Text Available Resumo Em países em desenvolvimento, a pneumonia é a principal causa de adoecimento e morte na infância, principalmente em grupos vulneráveis. O objetivo deste estudo foi analisar os fatores associados à pneumonia em crianças Yanomami internadas por condições sensíveis à atenção primária (ICSAP. As internações foram divididas em dois grupos: i pneumonias e ii demais causas, de acordo com a lista brasileira de ICSAP. Foram estimadas taxas ajustadas de ICSAP e utilizou-se a regressão logística não condicional para analisar fatores associados. Mais de 90% dos registros foram considerados ICSAP. A taxa padronizada de ICSAP foi 18,6/1.000. As chances de internação por pneumonia foram 2,7 (IC: 1,3-5,4 vezes maiores em crianças de 0,1 a 5,9 meses; 1,9 (IC: 1,1-3,3 vezes maiores nas crianças que tiveram a duração da hospitalização variando de 8 a 14 dias; e 3,0 (IC: 1,2-7,5 vezes maiores nas crianças com diagnóstico secundário de desnutrição. O excesso de internações evitáveis é um forte indício da baixa qualidade das ações em terras indígenas e do limitado acesso à atenção primária, contrariando o modelo assistencial proposto pelo subsistema de saúde indígena no Brasil que, em tese, deveria privilegiar tecnologias assistenciais ancoradas na atenção primária.

  14. Study design and rationale of the 'Balloon-Expandable Cobalt Chromium SCUBA Stent versus Self-Expandable COMPLETE-SE Nitinol Stent for the Atherosclerotic ILIAC Arterial Disease (SENS-ILIAC Trial) Trial': study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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    Choi, Woong Gil; Rha, Seung Woon; Choi, Cheol Ung; Kim, Eung Ju; Oh, Dong Joo; Cho, Yoon Hyung; Park, Sang Ho; Lee, Seung Jin; Hur, Ae Yong; Ko, Young Guk; Park, Sang Min; Kim, Ki Chang; Kim, Joo Han; Kim, Min Woong; Kim, Sang Min; Bae, Jang Ho; Bong, Jung Min; Kang, Won Yu; Seo, Jae Bin; Jung, Woo Yong; Cho, Jang Hyun; Kim, Do Hoi; Ahn, Ji Hoon; Kim, Soo Hyun; Jang, Ji Yong

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    The self-expandable COMPLETE™ stent (Medtronic) has greater elasticity, allowing it to regain its shape after the compression force reduces, and has higher trackability, thus is easier to maneuver through tortuous vessels, whereas the balloon-expandable SCUBA™ stent (Medtronic) has higher radial stiffness and can afford more accurate placement without geographic miss, which is important in aortoiliac bifurcation lesions. To date, there have been no randomized control trials comparing efficacy and safety between the self-expanding stent and balloon-expandable stent in advanced atherosclerotic iliac artery disease. The purpose of our study is to examine primary patency (efficacy) and incidence of stent fracture and geographic miss (safety) between two different major representative stents, the self-expanding nitinol stent (COMPLETE-SE™) and the balloon-expanding cobalt-chromium stent (SCUBA™), in stenotic or occlusive iliac arterial lesions. This trial is designed as a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial to demonstrate a noninferiority of SCUBA™ stent to COMPLETE-SE™ stent following balloon angioplasty in iliac arterial lesions, and a total of 280 patients will be enrolled. The primary end point of this study is the rate of primary patency in the treated segment at 12 months after intervention as determined by catheter angiography, computed tomography angiography, or duplex ultrasound. The SENS-ILIAC trial will give powerful insight into whether the stent choice according to deployment mechanics would impact stent patency, geographic miss, or stent fracture in patients undergoing stent implantation in iliac artery lesions. National Institutes of Health Clinical Trials Registry (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01834495 ), registration date: May 8, 2012.

  15. Evaluation of the NucliSens EasyQ v2.0 assay in comparison with the Roche Amplicor v1.5 and the Roche CAP/CTM HIV-1 Test v2.0 in quantification of C-clade HIV-1 in plasma.

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    Full Text Available Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1 genetic diversity poses a challenge to reliable viral load monitoring. Discrepancies between different testing platforms have been observed, especially for non-clade-B virus. Therefore we compare, in antiretroviral therapy (ART-naïve South African subjects predominantly infected with HIV-1 clade-C, three commercially available assays: the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 Test version 2.0 by Roche (CAP/CTM v2.0, the BioMérieux NucliSens Version 2.0 Easy Q/Easy Mag (NucliSens v2.0 and the Roche COBAS Amplicor HIV-1 Monitor Test Version 1.5 (Amplicor v1.5. Strong linear correlation was observed and Bland-Altman analyses showed overall good agreement between the assays with mean viral load differences of 0.078 log cp/ml (NucliSens v2.0 - Amplicor v1.5, 0.260 log cp/ml (CAP/CTM v2.0 - Amplicor v1.5 and 0.164 log cp/ml (CAP/CTM v2.0 - NucliSens v2.0, indicating lower mean viral load results for the Amplicor v1.5 and higher mean readings for the CAP/CTM v2.0. Consistent with observations following previous comparisons of CAP/CTM v2.0 versus Amplicor v1.5, the CAP/CTM v2.0 assay detected low-level viremia (median 65 cp/ml in more than one-third of those in whom viremia had been undetectable (<20 cp/ml in assays using the NucliSens platform. These levels of viremia are of uncertain clinical significance but may be of importance in early detection of ART resistance in those on treatment. Overall the three assays showed good comparability of results but with consistent, albeit relatively small, discrepancies for HIV-1 clade-C samples, especially in the low-viremic range that should be taken into account when interpreting viral load data.

  16. Les sens du musée

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    Laurent Grison

    1999-09-01

    Full Text Available Cet article, fondé sur l'exemple de la National Gallery de Londres, porte sur l'intégration dans le cadre urbain, l'aménagement et les dynamiques spatiales du lieu muséal. Sur le même thème, nous relatons un exercice réalisé avec des lycéens.

  17. Ashoke Sen and S-Duality

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    QCD, grand unified theories, magnetic monopoles and string theory. a flavour of some of these works in this article. ..... gular momentum of the charged particle due to the mag- netic field .... put to good use for testing duality. He showed that if.

  18. L’agronomie au sens large

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    L’agronomie comme champ disciplinaire large regroupant l’ensemble des sciences agricoles n’a pas la même identité selon les pays, entre certains, notamment la France, où son autonomie institutionnelle et socioculturelle est forte, et d’autres, tels les États-Unis, où cette autonomie est faible, les sciences agricoles étant beaucoup plus éclatées institutionnellement, très généralement inscrites dans le cadre des universités. C’est donc avant tout dans un pays comme la France que faire l’histo...

  19. Sen udvikling af carotisdissektion efter trafikuheld

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    Hjort, Mathias; Ljungberg, Merete; Jakobsen, Linda

    2011-01-01

    This case study discusses the clinical manifestations of carotid dissection in a 58-year-old male admitted with minor injuries after a traffic accident. Within 24 hours the patient developed Horner syndrome, hoarseness and possible facial nerve palsy. A CT-angiogram showed dissection of the left...

  20. Ashoke Sen and S-Duality

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  1. It’s not what it looks to be! : Déconnexion entre forme et sens dans les énoncés avec verbe de perception à emploi dit “copule”

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    Christelle LACASSAIN-LAGOIN

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Cet article a pour objet l’analyse de la déconnexion entre forme et sens dans les énoncés où figurent les verbes de perception à emploi dit copule (look, sound, smell, taste et feel. L’origine de ces verbes est sujette à débat et il est avancé ici une hypothèse sur l’origine nominale de ces verbes, ainsi que sur leur comportement syntaxique et sémantique unique. Il apparaît que, dans ce type d’énoncés, le sujet grammatical n’est pas le sujet logique du verbe, qui a un emploi modalisant en ce qu’il exprime un jugement sur les apparences perceptuelles. Ce conflit apparent entre syntaxe et sémantique transparaît également au niveau de certains types d’attributs du sujet (les syntagmes nominaux, les syntagmes prépositionnels introduits par OF et les propositions en AS IF / AS THOUGH. L’étude montre que tous les attributs renvoient nécessairement à des propriétés gradables, ce qui n’est pas le cas avec le verbe copule be. Ainsi, ces énoncés copulatifs, où le verbe de perception a un emploi modalisant, présentent tous, à plusieurs titres et de diverses manières, un phénomène de compression syntaxique et sémantique motive par l’application d’un principe d’économie langagière.This paper aims at analysing the disconnection between form and meaning in sentences involving copular perception verbs (look, sound, smell, taste and feel. The origin of these verbs is a controversial issue, and in this article, it is argued that they have a nominal origin and that they have identical syntactic and semantic features. It appears that, in these copulative sentences, the grammatical subject does not coincide with the underlying subject of the verb, which has a modalising use as it expresses a judgment concerning sensory appearances. This surface conflict between syntax and semantics also shows in certain types of subject complements – nominal phrases, OF-prepositional phrases and AS IF/AS THOUGH-clauses. This

  2. Síndrome nefrótica córtico-sensível e diabetes mellitus tipo 1 de início simultâneo Simultaneous onset of steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome and type 1 diabetes

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    Eduardo A. Rego Filho

    2003-11-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Apresentação de um caso de ocorrência simultânea de síndrome nefrótica córtico-sensível e diabetes mellitus tipo 1. A raridade da associação dessas duas doenças, os sintomas clínicos e os exames laboratoriais que confirmaram o diagnóstico, bem como as dificuldades no tratamento com corticóides, tornam este caso de grande interesse. DESCRIÇÃO: Um menino de 3 anos e 11 meses iniciou edema progressivo até anasarca. Confirmado diagnóstico de síndrome nefrótica, iniciou tratamento com prednisona 2 mg/kg/dia. Após três semanas de tratamento, observaram-se importante perda de peso, de 23 kg para 16 kg, poliúria, polidipsia e apatia. Exames laboratoriais evidenciaram hiperglicemia, 657 mg/dl, glicosúria sem proteinúria, acidemia e cetonúria. Com o diagnóstico de cetoacidose diabética, iniciou-se insulinoterapia associada a prednisona. Permaneceu com dose diária de NPH. Aos quatro anos e um mês, apresentou novo episódio de cetoacidose associado a infecção das vias aéreas superiores e sem proteinúria. Teve recaída da síndrome nefrótica aos quatro anos e quatro meses, com boa resposta a prednisona. Nova recaída após três meses, durante retirada de prednisona, optando-se por iniciar ciclofosfamida diária associada a prednisona em dias alternados, com normalização da proteinúria. Permanece em remissão, atualmente com cinco anos e seis meses, recebendo insulina diariamente. Outros exames revelaram C3 e C4 séricos normais, função renal normal, hematúria microscópica ocasional, anticorpos anti-GAD (descarboxilase glutâmica normais; anticorpos antiilhotas positivos. A tipagem HLA classes I e II forneceu os seguintes resultados: A2; B44, B52; DR4, DR8, DR53. COMENTÁRIOS: A ocorrência simultânea de síndrome nefrótica córtico-sensível e diabetes mellitus tipo 1 é muito rara. Os autores discutem os dados de literatura, o padrão familiar e os estudos de HLA.OBJECTIVE: We describe the case of a boy

  3. Actitudes, creencias y prácticas desarrolladas en comunidades rurales del Urabá antioqueño con relación a las serpientes y su mordedura Municipio de Necoclí, Población Campesina y Comunidad Indígena Senú

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    Actitudes, creencias y prácticas desarrolladas en comunidades rurales del Urabá antioqueño frente a las serpientes y su mordedura, es una investigación de corte cualitativo realizada dentro de la comunidad indígena Senú - resguardo del Volao (Necoclí – Antioquia), con el objetivo de describir las construcciones simbólicas e imaginarios de vida de un pueblo indígena con relación a una de las especies de reptiles (serpientes u ofidios) más importantes desde el punto de vista biomédico, debido a...

  4. Perda auditiva sensório-neural na otite média crônica supurativa em pacientes com e sem colesteatoma Sensorineural hearing loss in chronic suppurative otitis media with and without cholesteatoma

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    Alexandre Fernandes de Azevedo

    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available Perda auditiva sensório-neural (PASN relacionada a otite média crônica supurativa (OMCS foi estudada para esclarecer a participação do colesteatoma nesse contexto. OBJETIVO: Avaliar ocorrência de PASN na OMCS, correlacionando com colesteatoma, duração da doença e idade. CASUÍSTICA E MÉTODOS: Estudo retrospectivo de 115 pacientes com OMCS com e sem colesteatoma submetidos à cirurgia. Incluíram-se pacientes com doença unilateral, orelha contralateral normal e idade inferior a 60 anos. RESULTADOS: Idade média foi de 26 anos, sendo 58 homens e 57 mulheres. Tempo médio de duração da doença otológica de 12,4 anos. Limiar auditivo médio foi de 40 dB na orelha com OMCS e 22dB na orelha normal (P=0,002. Observou-se colesteatoma em 78 dos 115 casos. Na orelha com OMCS, ocorreram 15 (13% casos de PASN, sendo 7 associadas à colesteatoma e 8 não associadas. Seis casos de PASN foram severa/profunda, correlacionando-se com idade ajustada (P=0,003, ausência de colesteatoma (P=0,01, mas não com duração da doença (P=0,458. CONCLUSÃO: PASN ocorreu em 13% dos pacientes com OMCS, correlacionando-se com o aumento da idade, mas não com a presença de colesteatoma ou com maior duração da doença otológica.Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL related to chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM was studied to clarify the involvement of cholesteatomas in this context. AIM: to evaluate SNHL related to CSOM and its association with cholesteatomas, disease duration and patients’ ages. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of 115 patients with CSOM with and without cholesteatoma submitted to surgical treatment. Inclusion criteria were active unilateral disease, normal contralateral ear and age below 60 years. RESULTS: The average age was 26.3 years, 58 males and 57 females. The duration of ear disease was, in average, 12.4 years. The average threshold of hearing was 40 dB in CSOM ear and 22 dB in the normal contralateral ear (P=0.002. CSOM with

  5. NON - SENS OU BON SENS? FLOIRE ET BLANCHEFLEUR, UNE IDYLLE SANGLANTE

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    Brînduşa Grigoriu

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    Full Text Available To a modern reader, Robert d’Orbigny’s romance is probably one of the most challenging idylls of the Middle Ages: the young beautiful heroes Floire and Blanchefleur, happily married and ready to found a Christian family (and conceive Berthe, Charlemagne’s mother, become, in two verses at the end of the romance, the proficient perpetrators of genocide (ms. A, v. 3331-3332. Converted through love and empathy, as soon as he is proclaimed Spain’s king, Floire completes a mass conversion through crime and baptism, moved by his tender feelings for Blanchefleur. Jean-Luc Leclanche, editor of the “aristocratic” version of the text, insists on the banality of this form of conversion at that time, and presents the Conte as a pacifist sample of clerical writing. Our paper invites to a new interpretation of this widely circulated story, exploring the emerging ideology of happy ending stories through the concept of “emotional intelligence”.

  6. Amartya Kumar Sen, La démocratie des autres. Pourquoi la liberté n’est pas une invention de l’Occident, traduit de l’américain par Monique Bégot, Paris, Payot et Rivages (Manuels Payot, 85 p., 10 euros.

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    Muriel Gilardone

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    Full Text Available La démocratie est certainement le fil conducteur de l’ensemble de l’œuvre – a priori épars – de l’économiste et philosophe Amartya Sen. D’une part, sa foi en la démocratie apparaît comme la raison première de sa volonté de défier le « théorème d’impossibilité » établi par Kenneth Arrow au début des années cinquante, et comme une ligne directrice dans sa recherche en théorie du choix social. D’autre part, dans ses analyses de problèmes sociaux plus empiriques, comme la famine ou les inégalités...

  7. "Noctem sideribus inlustrem...” (Tacite, Ann. XIV, 5, l). Quel est le sens exact de ce passage et qu’apporteil au récit de Ia mort d’Agrippine et a l’écriture de Tacite?

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    José Mambwini Kivuila-Kiaku

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    Meditação sobre a tragédia humana, as narrativas tacitianas tendem não somente a ordenar e a expor os fatos mas tambám, e sobretudo, a sugerir planos de fundo psicológicos que se escondem por detrás da realidade sensível. Tacito – sabe-se – organiza suas narrativas com a finalidade de provocar na consciência de seu leitor uma série de emoções capazes de engendrar um estado de sensibilidade que o predispõe a compreender melhor as causas dos acontecimentos que Roma conheceu e que precipitaram s...

  8. Reversion by calcium of a yeast-like development to the original filamentous form, of the 10V10 5-fluorocytosine-sensitive mutant of Aspergillus niger Reversão pelo cálcio de um desenvolvimento leveduriforme para a forma filamentosa original em um mutante sensível a 5-fluorocitosina na linhagem 10V10 de Aspergillus niger

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    Rosangela de Carvalho Goulart

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    Full Text Available Some filamentous fungi present the phenomenon of dimorphism, their morphological structure alterations being capable of inducing metabolism changes. The Aspergillus niger strain 10v10, a producer of citric acid, was submitted to the mutagenic action of ultraviolet irradiation which respectively selects mutants sensitive or resistant to the antifungi agent 5 fluorocytosine (5-FC. 5-FC sensitive mutants presented a morphological alteration to a yeast-like form. The effects of pH changes, addition of salts (KH2PO4, NH4NO3, MgSO4 and MgCl2, the presence of osmotic stabilizers, as well as of calcium chloride, on morphological reversal and acid production were studied. Morphological reversal to the filamentous form was observed only in the presence of CaCl2 (500mM for the mutants strains 1 and 2, while the acid production occurred in both, yeast-like and filamentous forms.Alguns fungos filamentosos apresentam o fenômeno de dimorfismo, sendo que as alterações da estrutura morfológica podem induzir alterações metabólicas. A linhagem de Aspergillus niger 10v10, produtora de ácido cítrico foi submetida à ação mutagênica da radiação ultravioleta selecionando mutantes sensíveis ou resistentes ao antifúngico 5-fluorocitosina (5-FC. Os mutantes selecionados como sensíveis a 5-FC apresentaram uma alteração morfológica com desenvolvimento leveduriforme. Nestes mutantes foram avaliados o efeito da alteração de pH, a adição de sais (KH2PO4, NH4NO3, MgSO4e MnCl2, a presença de estabilizadores osmóticos, cloreto de cálcio, e o seu efeito sobre a reversão morfológica e a produção de ácido. A reversão morfológica para a forma filamentosa ocorreu apenas na presença de CaCl2 (500mM para as linhagens mutantes 1 e 2, enquanto que a produção de ácido ocorreu nas duas formas, leveduriforme e filamentosa.

  9. "Noctem sideribus inlustrem...” (Tacite, Ann. XIV, 5, l. Quel est le sens exact de ce passage et qu’apporteil au récit de Ia mort d’Agrippine et a l’écriture de Tacite?

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    José Mambwini Kivuila-Kiaku

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available Meditação sobre a tragédia humana, as narrativas tacitianas tendem não somente a ordenar e a expor os fatos mas tambám, e sobretudo, a sugerir planos de fundo psicológicos que se escondem por detrás da realidade sensível. Tacito – sabe-se – organiza suas narrativas com a finalidade de provocar na consciência de seu leitor uma série de emoções capazes de engendrar um estado de sensibilidade que o predispõe a compreender melhor as causas dos acontecimentos que Roma conheceu e que precipitaram sua decadência. Para atingir esse fim ele recorre a apresentação poética. Esta, ao mesmo tempo em que dá à narrativa de Tácito certa beleza, participa da estratégia de persuasão, tocando a imaginação dos leitores. Assim, a frase dos Anais XIV, 5, 1 e, sem dúvida, um exemplo entre tantos outros que mostram que, em Tácito, a poesia tem um conteúdo de pensamento que exprime ou aproxima a verdade histórica. E também um belo exemplo que, na literatura latina, mostra como é difícil a tarefa de um historiador pós-clássico, de unir a realidade histórica ao cuidado com o belo e ao respeito a complexidade dos acontecimentos históricos. Nas narrativas de Tácito, frequentemente marcada pela dimensão dramática, a apresentação poética dos acontecimentos entra na estratégia da persuasão que incita os leitores a melhor apreender o sentido oculto da história.

  10. Características tecnológicas de mezclas de senósidos A+B con excipientes para la formulación de tabletas Technological characteristics of mixtures of sennosides A + B with excipients for tablet formulations

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    Eva Arce Fernández

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó un estudio de las propiedades tecnológicas del polvo de senósidos A+B concentrados con el fin de valorar la factibilidad de su procesamiento en la forma farmacéutica de tabletas. Las características estudiadas incluyen la compactabilidad, la presión de expulsión, el tiempo de desagregación y la velocidad de flujo del polvo. Los resultados obtenidos muestran que una mezcla de celulosa microcristalina tipo 102 con sílica coloidal sería un excipiente adecuado para aumentar hasta el doble la velocidad del flujo del polvo, hasta 4 veces la resistencia a la ruptura de las tabletas y disminuir a la mitad el tiempo necesario para la desagregación de estas. Las modificaciones en la formulación antes mencionadas no afectan de manera importante las propiedades de deslizamiento de las tabletas, al ser expulsadas desde la matriz en que se fabricaron.The technological properties of concentrates of sennosides A+B were studied with the purpose to evaluate the feasibility of its processing to the pharmaceutical form of tablets. The studied properties include the compactibility, the ejection pressure, the disintegration time and the rate of the powder flow. The obtained results show that a mixture of microcrystalline cellulose with colloidal silica is a suitable excipient to increase to the double the powder flow rate and 4 times the tablet strength and to reduce in 40 % the time necessary to disintegrate the tablets. The above mentioned formulation modifications do not affect in an important manner the gliding properties of the tablets being ejected from the die where they were compressed.

  11. Czechoznawstwo polskie – charakter i sens jednego kierunku badawczego

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    Pánek, Jaroslav

    2017-01-01

    Roč. 7, č. 1 (2017), s. 99-113 ISSN 2084-1213 Institutional support: RVO:67985963 Keywords : Czech Studies * Poland * Humanities Subject RIV: AB - History OBOR OECD: History (history of science and technology to be 6.3, history of specific sciences to be under the respective headings)

  12. Sen perforation af tyndtarm efter laparoskopisk gastrisk bypass

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    Spanager, Lene; Sigild, Ulf Henrik; Neuenschwander, Anders Ulrich

    2010-01-01

    We present two cases in which the patients were admitted to a local hospital with acute abdominal pain four or five months after having undergone laparoscopic gastric bypass. In both cases, operation revealed a perforation of the small bowel close to the distal anastomosis. In the first case......, a massive constipation of the small bowel was most likely a contributing factor. In the second case, the cause was a kink of the entero-entero anastomosis leading to obstruction and finally perforation of the biliary limp. Late perforations are among the rarely reported complications associated with gastric...

  13. Työpaikkakiusaaminen - sen seuraukset ja selviytymiskeinot

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    Päivärinta, Salla

    2014-01-01

    Opinnäytetyöni aihe on työpaikkakiusaaminen. Kiinnostus aihetta kohtaan syntyi omista kokemuksistani työpaikalla ja siitä, että olen ollut mukana luottamushenkilötoiminnassa useita vuosia. Tavoitteena on avata työpaikkakiusaamista ilmiönä, ja millaisia vakavia vaikutuksia sillä on niin työntekijään, hänen läheisiinsä, työpaikkaan ja koko yhteiskuntaan. Selvitän, mikä on ja mikä ei ole työpaikkakiusaamista ja epäasiallista häirintää. Kuvaan sitä, millaiseksi kiusaaja työpaikalla koetaan. Tutki...

  14. Monstres et murailles, Alexandre et bicornu, mythes et bon sens

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    Jean-Louis Bacqué-Grammont

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available Parmi les mythes récurrents à travers les lieux et les âges, celui du bâtisseur de murailles défendant une humanité civilisée contre l'Autre, sous ses aspects les plus effrayants, a connu une durable fortune depuis le prototype d'un Alexandre le Grand légendaire jusqu'à des avatars composites, bien vivaces dans nombre de littératures islamiques.En trois points différents de cet inépuisable domaine de recherche, chacun des auteurs a procédé à un sondage sommaire. Il en ressort maint exemple de continuités, de parallélismes et de confluences complexes, mais aussi les premiers signes d'érosion des mythes sous l'effet d'un esprit critique attisé par le vent d'Occident.

  15. Glaube in der multireligiösen Gesellschaft: Zur Bildungskompetenz ...

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    , a certain encounter among religious and cultural differences can be reflected. An obvious religious understanding should not only be in mind, but also the establishment of sensible communication within religious and cultural pluralities.

  16. Digitalisierung des Bösen: Energiewirtschaft als Cyberopfer

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    Bartsch, Michael; Frey, Stefanie

    Die Energieversorgung ist eine kritische Infrastruktur, da alle anderen Sektoren von der Stromversorgung abhängig sind und eine Störung katastrophale Auswirkungen mit unvorhersehbaren Kaskadeneffekten mit sich bringen würde. Das oberste Ziel der Betreiber ist daher sicherzustellen, dass Maßnahmen für eine störungsfreie Stromversorgung ergriffen werden. Cyberangriffe stellen ein hohes Risiko für die Energieversorgung dar. Dabei kann die Energiewirtschaft von Massenphänomenen wie Cybercrime betroffen sein, aber auch Gegenstand von technisch komplexer Cybersabotage werden, wie bei dem Angriff Ende 2015 auf einen ukrainischen Energieversorger. Die Stromversorgung fiel für mehrere Stunden aus und hatte weitreichende Auswirkungen für die Bevölkerung und Unternehmen.

  17. Nuorten kokema yksinäisyys ja sen yhteys tulevaisuusorientaatioon

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    2004-01-01

    The aim of this study was to examine 1) how much and how adolescents experience loneliness, 2) how they orientate to the future, 3) are loneliness experiences and future attitudes associated with self-esteem and 4) are loneliness experiences associated with future orientation. The data (n=172) was collected in September 2003 and it consisted of 9th grade students living in countryside and city. The research was quantitative questionnaire study and it was statistically analysed. So far th...

  18. A qualitative application of Amartya Sen's 'development as freedom ...

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    Put differently, Liberals, Marxists and Anarchist view the provision of social grants as an ... president Jacob Zuma once said, that the government “cannot sustain a ..... At the end of the day, stress and worry about the future is always there ...

  19. Stordrifts- og samdriftsfordele i det danske sygehusvæsen?

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    Kristensen, Troels

    2009-01-01

    sygehusenes regnskaber og produktionsværdien for indlagte og ambulante patienter vurderet vha. DRG- og DAGS systemet (der bl.a. tager hensyn til patientens diagnose). Stordrifts- og samdriftsforholdene blev estimeret ved hjælp af 2 omkostningsanalyser - regressionsanalyse og stokastisk dataindhyldningsanalyse...

  20. The active subject: Political antropology in Amartya Sen. [Spanish

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    Andrés Eduardo Saldarriaga Madrigal

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available The paper presents Amartya Sen’s critique of the anthropological model that underlies the conception of neoclassical economics (especially in its utilitarian and rational choice versions, in order to present the conception of subject offered by the abilities approach and then the notion of development as freedom.

  1. Towards a capability approach to careers: Applying Amartya Sen's thinking

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    Robertson, Peter.

    2015-01-01

    Amartya Sen’s capability approach characterizes an individual’s well-being in terms of what they are able to be, and what they are able to do. This framework for thinking has many commonalities with the core ideas in career guidance. Sen’s approach is abstract and not in itself a complete or explanatory theory, but a case can be made that the capability approach has something to offer career theory when combined with a life-career developmental approach. It may also suggest ways of working th...

  2. Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence ja sen tuomat uudistukset

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    Luoma, Lauri

    2013-01-01

    Insinöörityö käsittelee Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulun Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) ratkaisut -kurssilla käytetyn laboratoriomanuaalin MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-448) -harjoituksien siirtämistä SQL Serverille 2012. Työllä on tarkoitus osoittaa, että SQL Server 2012 BI -työkalut soveltuvat harjoituksiin. Työssä siirrytään käyttämään uudempaa työkalua, SQL Server Data Toolsia, joka korvaa SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Development Studion. Työn alussa tutust...

  3. Esperanto (sen perspektivo? Croatian Esperantists on the International Language Esperanto

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    Krunoslav Puškar

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available To our knowledge, there is to date no significant number of sociological studies dealing with the Esperanto movement, and there are even fewer sociolinguistic explorations of the whole Esperanto phenomenon. Concentrating on the Croatian Esperanto movement, we conducted an extensive study of Croatian Esperantists? attitudes towards the structure of Esperanto, and their perception of the Esperanto movement and the overall Esperanto phenomenon - aspects still conspicuously missing in recent Esperantological research. This study offers invaluable insight into these under-researched interlinguistic areas, and also into the specific outlook of the traditional Croatian Esperanto movement.

  4. Retten til privathed i det danske sundhedsvæsen

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    Bjerre, Hanne Pihl; Juel Vang, Katrine

    2014-01-01

    på en tilfredsstillende måde. Artiklens primære perspektiv er deontologisk, men for at nuancere vores diskussion inddrages lejlighedsvist også utilitaristiske argumenter. Endvidere inddrages i artiklen Helen Nissenbaum, Tom L. Beauchamp og James F. Childress samt John Rawls. I artiklen vil tre...

  5. Sens vibratoire et sens giratoire : la fantasmatique sonore dans l’œuvre de David Lynch

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    Tomasovic, Dick

    2016-01-01

    Á l’origine était le son. Une musique ou un bruit, souvent les deux, ne formant qu’un seul registre de perception sonore. Passé le générique du film, le bourdonnement inquiétant ne s’arrête pas. Au contraire, il semble définir l’espace de la représentation, installer les personnages et instaurer d’emblée un régime sensoriel dont le spectateur devine déjà qu’il sera aussi déroutant qu’épuisant. C’est le bruit sourd dans lequel naît l’univers de Eraserhead (1976), la contamination de la délicie...

  6. Effects of a cognitive modulator in the theta and alpha asymmetry during a typewriting task: a sensorimotor integration perspective Efeitos de um modulador cognitivo na assimetria de teta e alfa durante uma tarefa de datilografia: uma perspectiva da integração sensório-motora

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    Marlo Cunha

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available This study aimed to elucidate cortical mechanisms and to identify the areas where occur such mechanisms due to interaction between bromazepam and motor learning. The sample was composed of 45 healthy subjects randomly distributed in 3 groups: placebo (n=15, bromazepam 3 mg (n=15 or bromazepam 6 mg (n=15. To perform the experimental task, subjects sat comfortably at a distance of approximately 20 cm from the typewriter. The typewriter keyboard was covered with a wooden box to avoid visual information about the hands' position. The typewriting task was performed concomitantly with EEG recording. ANOVA two-way results indicated a decreased asymmetry in sensorimotor areas in the experimental groups. Our interpretation is that moderate doses of bromazepam may improve performance on tasks with predictable elements to promote stability of psychomotor functions, but may also impair performance on tasks executed in unpredictable environments.O objetivo do estudo foi elucidar mecanismos corticais e identificar as áreas onde estas ocorrem tais mecanismos devido à interação entre bromazepam e aprendizagem motora. A amostra compreendeu 45 sujeitos hígidos distribuídos randomicamente em 3 grupos: placebo (n=15, bromazepam 3 mg (n=15 ou bromazepam 6 mg (n=15. Para a realização da tarefa experimental, sujeitos sentaram-se confortavelmente a uma distância de aproximadamente 20 cm da máquina de escrever. O teclado da máquina foi coberto com uma caixa de madeira para evitar informações visuais sobre a posição das mãos. O registro do EEGq ocorreu simultaneamente à tarefa de datilografia. Os resultados da ANOVA two-way indicaram menor assimetria em áreas sensório-motoras nos grupos experimentais. Nossa interpretação é que doses moderadas de bromazepam podem melhorar o desempenho em tarefas previsíveis por promover estabilidade das funções psicomotoras, mas pode prejudicar o desempenho em tarefas realizadas em ambientes imprevisíveis.

  7. Os efeitos da estimulação sensório motora oral na sucção nutritiva na mamadeira de recém-nascidos pré-termo The sensory-motor-oral stimulation effects on nutritive sucking of preterm infants during bottle feeding

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    Raquel Coube de Carvalho Yamamoto

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: verificar o desempenho da sucção nutritiva, na mamadeira, em recém-nascidos pré-termo submetidos à estimulação sensório-motora-oral. MÉTODOS: pesquisa do tipo ensaio clínico controlado de intervenção. 20 recém-nascidos pré-termo foram distribuídos em grupo estimulado e grupo controle. Estes grupos foram submetidos à avaliação fonoaudiológica em dois diferentes momentos: na liberação da alimentação por via oral; e quando atingiam alimentação plena por via oral num período de 24 horas. As avaliações foram filmadas, e os resultados foram analisados pela pesquisadora. Para análise dos dados utilizou-se o Teste exato de Fishe r e o Teste "T" de Studen t do software estatístico STATA 10.0. Considerou-se p PURPOSE: to check the nutritive sucking performance in preterm infants that underwent sensory-motororal stimulation. METHODS: a controlled clinical trial of intervention was performed in 20 preterm infants divided into experimental and control group. The infants received a speech therapist evaluation in two different times: at the beginning of the oral feeding (first speech therapist evaluation and when they reached full oral feeding (second evaluation. Statistical data analyses used STATA 10 package and they were analyzed for treatment group differences with Fisher's exact Test and Student's unpaired t-test (p<0.05. RESULTS: infants in the experimental group, in the second evaluation, differed statistically in the pressure of strong sucking (p=0.003, presence of the three adaptive reflexes (p=0.001, coordination among sucking, swallowing and breathing (p=0.003, the total time for sucking (p=0.01 and of number of sucking/time (p<0.01. The total number of sucks showed a statistically significant difference (p<0.05 among the evaluations of the control group. No differences were observed among the groups as for sucking rhythm, and prescribed and ingested milk volume. CONCLUSION: in this study, sensory

  8. Internações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária em Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil, 2000 a 2009 Hospitalization for primary care-sensitive conditions in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil, 2000-2009

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    Amanda Zandonadi de Campos

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo analisou a correlação entre a evolução da cobertura do Estratégia Saúde da Família (ESF e a taxa das internações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária (ICSAP, em Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil, no período de 2000 a 2009. O estudo de caráter ecológico foi conduzido utilizando-se os dados do Sistema de Informações Hospitalares (SIH, disponíveis no site do Departamento de Informática do SUS (DATASUS e do Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE. Na análise estatística foram utilizados o coeficiente de correlação linear de Pearson e sua significância. Campo Grande apresentou correlação inversa seguindo a tendência do país de redução das referidas internações. Na apreciação por categorias de internações observou-se uma correlação direta com a tuberculose pulmonar, a angina pectoris e as doenças relacionadas ao pré-natal e parto. Os resultados sugerem que o aumento da cobertura do ESF tem contribuído para a queda nas taxas de internações por ICSAP.This study analyzed the correlation between evolution in coverage of the Family Health Strategy (FHS and the hospital admissions rate for primary care-sensitive conditions (PCSC in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil, from 2000 to 2009. This was an ecological study using data from the Hospital Information System (SIH, available from the Information System of the Brazilian Unified National Health System (DATASUS and the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE. Statistical analysis used Pearson's linear correlation coefficient and its significance. Campo Grande showed an inverse correlation, following the trend for the country as a whole, with a reduction in such admissions. The analysis of categories of hospital admissions showed a direct correlation with pulmonary tuberculosis, angina pectoris, and conditions related to prenatal care and childbirth. The results suggest that increased coverage of

  9. A rapid and sensitive diagnosis of bovine leukaemia virus infection using the nested shuttle polymerase chain reaction Diagnóstico rápido e sensível da infecção com o vírus da Leucemia Bovina através de Shuttle Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction

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    Ester T. González

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    Full Text Available Bovine leukaemia virus (BLV is the causative agent of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL. In Argentina, where a program to eradicate EBL has been introduced, sensitive and reliable diagnosis has attained high priority. Although the importance of the agar gel immunodiffusion test remains unchanged for routine work, an additional diagnostic technique is necessary to confirm cases of sera with equivocal results or of calves carrying maternal antibodies.Utilizing a nested shuttle polymerase chain reaction, the proviral DNA was detected from cows experimentally infected with as little as 5 ml of whole blood from BLV seropositive cows that were nonetheless normal in haematological terms. It proved to be a very sensitive technique, since it rapidly revealed the presence of the provirus, frequently at 2 weeks postinoculation and using a two-round procedure of nested PCR taking only 3 hours. Additionally, the primers used flanked a portion of the viral genome often employed to differentiate BLV type applying BamHI digestion. It is concluded that this method might offer a highly promising diagnostic tool for BLV infection.O Vírus da leucemia bovina (BLV é o agente causal da Leucose Enzoótica Bovina (EBL. Na Argentina, iniciou-se um programa de erradicação da EBL. Neste estágio, é prioritário possuir uma ferramenta de diagnóstico confiável. Embora seja indiscutível a importância do teste de agar gel imunodifusão, empregado rotineiramente no diagnóstico serológico da EBL, faz-se necessária uma técnica de diagnóstico adicional capaz de confirmar os resultados duvidosos. Foi possivel detectar ADN proviral aplicando Nested-PCR em novilhos experimentalmente infectados com pequenas doses de sangue total (5ml obtidas de um bovino BLV soropositivo. Esta técnica, cujo procedimento leva 3 horas, demonstrou ser muito sensível, uma vez que foi capaz de detectar a presença do provirus duas semanas após a inoculação. Os primers utilizados são os que

  10. 大学的怀旧意象及其空间性建构——以中山大学为例%The Nostalgic Image and the Construction of Spatiality on Campus:A Case of Sun Yat-sen University

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    蔡晓梅; 刘晨; 朱竑

    2013-01-01

    In the Oxford English Dictionary,nostalgia means sentimental yearning for a period of the past; regretful or wistful memory of an earlier time; and severe homesickness.That is to say,nostalgia has the meaning of desire to back home.As the longing (Gr.algia) for home (nostos),nostalgia is defimed as the longing for a home that no longer exists or never existed.This feeling of loss and fantastical romance was identified in the seventeenth century as a curable disease,yet by the late 20th century it had become the incurable modern condition.Nostalgia is also shown to be spatial in its expressions as well as causes,and must be investigated using a 'dual archeology of memory and place,and a dual history of illusions and actual places'.In addition,nostalgia are both restorative and reflective,and thus aimed to both conquer and shatter space.The emergence of nostalgia is associated with various acts of spatio-temporal distanciation,from the regulation of nation-states to globalization.The locations which can call for the nostalgic motions are not only the so-called hometown,but also the places where are full of our memories of some special times,such as our campus.Therefore,the campus can be made as a kind of nostalgic space.In order to explore the nostalgic environment on the campus and discuss its spatiality,this article regards nostalgia as a spatial issue,selected Sun Yat-sen University as the study case,and its alumnus as the research objects,to describe alunnus image of Sun Yat-sen University and their construction of nostalgic space.The methodologies using to collect data are in-depth interviews and image map drawing,and the analysis method is text analysis.For doing so,we interviewed 27 alumnus and collected 35 image maps,and encoded these data.The results include:1) For the alumnus,their nostalgic images can be divided into indicated nostalgic and evaluated nostalgic images,which are shaped by their individual and collective memories,and are influenced by the

  11. Internações sensíveis na atenção primária como indicador de avaliação da Estratégia Saúde da Família Internaciones sensibles en la atención primaria como indicador de evaluación de la Estrategia Salud de la Familia Hospitalizations sensitive to primary care as an evaluation indicator for the Family Health Strategy

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    Viviane Braga Lima Fernandes

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Identificar variáveis associadas a internações sensíveis ao cuidado primário. MÉTODOS: Inquérito de morbidade hospitalar realizado com amostra aleatória de 660 pacientes internados em enfermarias de clínica médica e cirúrgica de hospitais conveniados com o Sistema Único de Saúde, em Montes Claros, MG, de 2007 a 2008. Foram realizadas entrevistas com os pacientes e seus familiares utilizando formulário próprio e pesquisa aos prontuários. A definição das condições consideradas sensíveis ao cuidado primário baseou-se na lista do Ministério da Saúde. A associação entre variáveis socioeconômicas e de saúde com as internações sensíveis foi analisada utilizando-se análises bivariadas e de regressão logística múltipla. RESULTADOS: O percentual de internações sensíveis ao cuidado primário no grupo estudado foi de 38,8% (n=256. As variáveis que se mantiveram estatisticamente associadas com as condições sensíveis ao cuidado primário foram: internação prévia (OR=1,62; IC 95%: 1,51;2,28, visitas regulares a unidades de saúde (OR=2,20; IC 95%: 1,44;3,36, baixa escolaridade (OR=1,50; IC 95%: 1,02;2,20, controle de saúde não realizado por equipe de saúde da família (OR=2,48; IC 95%: 1,64;3,74, internação solicitada por médicos que não atuam na equipe de saúde da família (OR=2,25; IC 95%: 1,03;4,94 e idade igual ou superior a 60 anos (OR=2,12; IC 95%: 1,45;3,09. CONCLUSÕES: As variáveis associadas às internações sensíveis são sobretudo próprias do paciente, como idade, escolaridade e internações prévias, mas o controle regular da saúde fora da Estratégia de Saúde da Família duplica a probabilidade de internação.RESUMEN OBJETIVO: Identificar variables asociadas a internaciones sensibles al cuidado primario. MÉTODOS: Pesquisa de morbilidad hospitalaria realizada con muestra aleatoria de 660 pacientes internados en enfermerías de clínica médica y quirúrgica de hospitales

  12. Hospitalizações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária nos municípios em gestão plena do sistema no Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil Hospitalization for primary care sensitive conditions in municipalities with full local health management control in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil

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    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available Avaliou-se a qualidade dos cuidados oferecidos nos municípios em gestão plena no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil, por meio da taxa de internações hospitalares por condições sensíveis à atenção primária, no período de 1995 a 2005. Foram consideradas as internações hospitalares por: diabetes mellitus, insuficiência cardíaca, hipertensão arterial, doença pulmonar obstrutiva crônica e doenças imunopreveníveis em indivíduos na faixa etária de 20 a 59 anos. Verificou-se diminuição das taxas em quase todos os municípios do estado. A regressão de Poisson não mostrou tendências de diminuição das taxas após a adesão à gestão plena. Nos municípios menores, as taxas foram mais elevadas. As internações por condições sensíveis à atenção ambulatorial mostraram-se indicadores de fácil operação e de baixo custo que podem produzir conhecimentos sobre os sistemas de saúde, possibilitando a melhoria de sua qualidade.We assess the quality of care provided in the cities with full health system management, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, by means of the rate of hospitalizations for primary care sensitive conditions, between 1995 and 2005. The following were considered as hospitalizations for sensitive conditions: diabetes mellitus, heart failure, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and immunopreventive diseases in individuals aged between 20 and 59 years. Findings reveal that, beginning in 2001, there has been a reduction in rates in almost all cities. Through the Poisson regression we didn't observe a lower rates after the full health system management. Among cities with full health system management, rates of hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions increased as the population size decreased. Hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions were found to be low-cost, easily-operated indicators and can produce knowledge about health systems, enabling their quality

  13. Programa Saúde da Família e condições sensíveis à atenção primária, Bagé (RS Programa Salud de la Familia y condiciones sensibles a la atención primaria, Sur de Brasil Family Health Program and ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in Southern Brazil

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    Fúlvio Borges Nedel

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Condições sensíveis à atenção primária (CSAP são problemas de saúde atendidos por ações do primeiro nível de atenção. A necessidade de hospitalização por essas causas deve ser evitada por uma atenção primária oportuna e efetiva. O objetivo do estudo foi estimar a probabilidade do diagnóstico de CSAP em pacientes hospitalizados pelo Sistema Único de Saúde. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal com 1.200 pacientes internados entre setembro/2006 e janeiro/2007 em Bagé (RS. Os pacientes responderam a questionário aplicado por entrevistadoras, sendo classificados segundo o modelo de atenção utilizado previamente à hospitalização. As CSAP foram definidas em oficina promovida pelo Ministério da Saúde. Analisaram-se variáveis demográficas, socioeconômicas, de situação de saúde e relativas aos serviços de saúde utilizados. A análise multivariável foi realizada por modelo de Poisson, seguindo modelo teórico hierárquico de determinação da hospitalização segundo sexo e modelo de atenção. RESULTADOS: O total de 42,6% das internações foi por condições sensíveis à atenção primária. A probabilidade de que o diagnóstico principal de internação seja por uma dessas condições aumenta com as características: ser do sexo feminino, ter idade menor de cinco anos, ter escolaridade menor de cinco anos, ter sido hospitalizado no ano anterior à entrevista, ter consulta médica na emergência, estar internado no hospital universitário. Associaram-se à probabilidade de CSAP: (a mulheres: faixa etária, escolaridade, tempo de funcionamento da unidade de saúde, residir em área de saúde da família, ser usuária do Programa Saúde da Família, consulta médica na emergência no mês anterior à pesquisa e hospital de internação; (b homens: faixa etária, ter sofrido outra internação no ano anterior à entrevista e o hospital de internação. CONCLUSÕES: As condições sensíveis à atenção prim

  14. Morfologia de hidrogéis-ipn termo-sensíveis e ph-responsivos para aplicação como biomaterial na cultura de células Morphology of temperature-sensitive and ph-responsive ipn-hydrogels for application as biomaterial for cell growth

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    Adley F. Rubira

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available No presente trabalho, foram sintetizados hidrogéis com ambas as propriedades, termo-sensíveis e pH-responsivos, pela formação de redes de alginato de cálcio (alginato-Ca dentro de redes de poli(N-Isopropil Acrilamida (PNIPAAm, resultando em um sistema IPN (sistema de redes poliméricas interpenetradas. Através das análises por microscopia de varredura eletrônica (MEV e ensaios de intumescimento foi possível observar que os hidrogéis IPN exibiram forte contração quando aquecidos acima da LCST (temperatura critica inferior de solubilização da PNIPAAm, ou seja, acima de temperaturas de 30-35 ºC. Observou-se ainda que devido à contração do hidrogel, houve uma diminuição significativa nos tamanhos de poros os quais foram observados pelas micrografias. Observou-se também que no intervalo de pH estudado os hidrogéis de IPN sofreram significativa variação da estrutura com a variação desse parâmetro. Tal efeito foi atribuído à presença de grupos químicos carregados com alginato, os quais possuem carga elétrica negativa. Os resultados indicaram que o hidrogel formado por alginato-Ca e PNIPAAm possuíram características especificas após variação de pH e temperatura, e que tais características são derivadas dos compostos individuais envolvidos na síntese. Nesse caso, as propriedades de alginato-Ca e PNIPAAm livres foram preservadas dentro do hidrogel. Tal hidrogel ficou mais resistente à aplicação de uma tensão de compressão. Como conclusão, observou-se que os hidrogéis apresentaram morfologia característica para variações controladas de pH e temperatura, podendo ser eficientemente aplicados como biomaterial na cultura de células.In the present investigation, hydrogels with pH-responsive and temperature-sensitive properties were obtained by formation of alginate-Ca network inside the PNIPAAm network resulting in an interpenetrated network system (IPN. From scanning electron microscopy (SEM images and water

  15. La ciudad de los sonidos: Una heurística de la sensibilidad en los paisajes urbanos contemporáneos A cidade dos sons: A heurística do sensível nas paisagens urbanas contemporâneas City of sounds: An heuristic of sensible aspects of public life in contemporary urban landscape

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    Carlos Fortuna

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available El análisis de los aspectos sensibles de la vida pública o, en otras palabras, el ritmanálisis de Henri Lefebvre, tiene un enorme potencial heurístico para el estudio de las ciudades y sus imágenes. Este texto sostiene que las imágenes de la ciudad también están hechas de paisajes sonoros; y que los sonidos urbanos pueden revelar no sólo la evolución urbana, sino también el modo de organización actual de los entornos sociales de las ciudades. Sin embargo, las Ciencias Sociales se han relacionado de manera irregular con esas sonoridades. Con incursiones en los dominios de la Sociología y de la Geografía, este texto sostiene la necesidad de conceder una mayor atención a los campos y paisajes sonoros de las ciudades, a fin de detectar con más rigor sus trayectorias y configuraciones sociales.A análise dos aspectos sensíveis da vida pública ou, por outras palavras, a ritmanálise de H. Lefebvre encerra um enorme potencial heurístico para a compreensão das cidades e das suas imagens. Este texto sustenta que as cidades são também feitas de paisagens sonoras e que os sons urbanos podem revelar não apenas a evolução urbana mas também o modo actual de organização dos ambientes sociais vividos nas cidades. Contudo, é irregular a forma como as Ciências Sociais se têm relacionado com estas sonoridades. Com incursões nos domínios da Sociologia e da Geografia, este texto sustenta a necessidade de se conceder maior atenção aos campos e paisagens sonoros das cidades, de modo a detectar com mais rigor as suas trajectórias e configurações sociais.The analysis of the sensible aspects of public life, or, in other words, Henri Lefebvre's rhythmanalysis, has an enormous heuristic potential for the study of cities and their images. This text argues that city images are also made of sounds and that urban sounds can reveal not only urban evolution, but also the current mode of organization of the social environments of cities

  16. Estimativa do fluxo do calor sensível utilizando o algoritmo SEBAL e imagens MODIS para a região Norte Fluminense, RJ Estimative of sensible heat flux (H in North Fluminense region, RJ, using MODIS products and SEBAL algorithm

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    José Carlos Mendonça

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Neste estudo foram utilizadas imagens do sensor MODIS e o SEBAL na avaliação de duas proposições para a estimação do fluxo de calor sensível (H, baseadas na seleção dos pixels âncoras utilizados na determinação da diferença da temperatura à superfície (dT. Denominou-se H-CLÁSSICO, a proposição que utilizou pixels com temperaturas extremas, e H-PESAGRO, aquela que adotou o pixel frio para a menor temperatura e o pixel quente para o valor de H obtido como resíduo da equação de Penman-Monteith (FAO56, estimado com dados observados em uma estação agrometeorológica. Os resultados de H estimados pelas duas proposições foram comparados com valores de H obtidos pelo Balanço de Energia (Razão de Bowen sobre uma área cultivada com cana-de-açúcar. Com os resultados obtidos pode-se concluir que a proposição H-PESAGRO necessitou de um menor número de interações para a estabilização dos valores da resistência aerodinâmica (r ah e que os resultados, estimados com a proposição H-CLÁSSICA, apresentaram valores 58,35 % mais elevados do que os estimados pela H-PESAGRO. Quando comparados com os valores de H estimados pelo método da razão de Bowen sobre o pixel da cana-de-açúcar, os coeficientes de correlação foram r = 0,54 e r = 0,71, respectivamente, para as proposições H-CLÁSSICA e H-PESAGRO.Images from the MODIS and SEBAL algorithm were used to evaluate two proposals for estimating sensible heat flux (H based on the selection of anchor pixels used to determine the surface temperature difference (dT. The proposition in which pixels with extreme temperatures were used was called H-CLASSIC. The other one H-PESAGRO adopted for cold pixels the lowest temperature and for the hot pixels the value of H as a residue of the equation of Penman-Monteith FAO 56, using observed data from agrometeorological station. The results showed that the H-PESAGRO required a smaller number of interactions for the stabilization of the

  17. Conceptual and methodological aspects in the study of hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions Aspectos conceituais e metodológicos no estudo das hospitalizações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária

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    Fúlvio Borges Nedel

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Hospitalization rates for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions have been used to assess effectiveness of the first level of health care. From a critical analysis of related concepts, we discuss principles for selecting a list of codes and, taking the example of the Brazilian Family Health Program, propose a methodological pathway for identifying variables in order to inform statistical models of analysis. We argue that for the indicator to be comparable between regions, disease codes should be selected based on sensitivity and specificity principles, not on observed disease frequency. Rates of hospitalization will be determined, at a distal level, by the socio-economic environment and their effect on the social and demographic structure. Timely and effective care depends on the organization of health services, their availability and access barriers, which depend on the ways health and related technology are conceptualised and on their adherence to the biomedical model or to the Primary Health Care (PHC principles; performance indicators of the health system will be the proximal determinants. This indicator is potentially useful for primary care evaluation. The historical reconstruction of PHC improves the analysis of the indicator variability.As taxas de hospitalização por condições sensíveis à atenção primária são um indicador da efetividade do primeiro nível de atenção à saúde. Partindo de breve revisão crítica, este artigo discute princípios para a seleção de códigos de internação por essas causas e, com o exemplo do Programa Saúde da Família, propõe um modelo teórico para a seleção de variáveis para análise estatística. A comparabilidade inter-regional do indicador depende da seleção de códigos de doenças baseada em princípios de sensibilidade e especificidade, não na frequência da doença. As taxas de hospitalização serão distalmente determinadas pela situação socioeconômica e seu efeito sobre a

  18. Resposta fisiológica de clone de café Conilon sensível à deficiência hídrica enxertado em porta-enxerto tolerante Physiological response of Conilon coffee clone sensitive to drought grafted onto tolerant rootstock

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi determinar alterações fisiológicas e de tolerância à seca em clones de café Conilon (Coffea canephora contrastantes quanto à sensibilidade ao deficit hídrico. Foram avaliadas as enxertias recíprocas entre os clones 109A, sensível ao deficit hídrico, e 120, tolerante - 120/109A, 120/120, 109A/120, 109A/109A -, além de seus respectivos pés-francos. As plantas foram cultivadas em vasos de 12 L em casa de vegetação. Após seis meses, metade das plantas foi submetida ao deficit hídrico por meio da suspensão da irrigação, até que as folhas atingissem o potencial hídrico de antemanhã de -3,0 MPa. Quando o clone 120 foi usado como porta-enxerto, as plantas apresentaram sistema radicular mais profundo, mas com menor massa, retardaram por mais tempo a desidratação celular das folhas e apresentaram maior eficiência no uso da água. Sob seca severa, os teores de amido e sacarose decresceram em todos os tratamentos, enquanto os teores de glicose, frutose, aminoácidos totais e prolina aumentaram, particularmente nos tratamentos 109A pé-franco, 109A/109A e 120/109A. Essas plantas apresentaram menor eficiência no uso da água. O acúmulo de solutos não foi associado à tolerância à seca. O uso de porta-enxertos tolerantes à seca contribui para a maior tolerância das plantas ao deficit hídrico.The objective of this work was to determine alterations in physiology and those due to drought tolerance on Conilon coffee (Coffea canephora contrasting clones regarding the sensitivity to hydric stress. The reciprocal grafting between clones 109A, drought sensitive, and 120, drought tolerant, - 120/109A, 120/120, 109A/120, 109A/109A - along with their ungrafted control plants (109A and 120 were evaluated. Plants were cultivated in 12-L vases in greenhouse. Six months after grafting, half of the plants was subjected to water deficit, by suspending irrigation until leaves reached the hydric potential of -3

  19. Working in Cooperatives and Social Economy: Effects on Job Satisfaction and the Meaning of Work Travailler en coopérative et dans l’économie sociale, effets sur la satisfaction et le sens du travail Trabajar en cooperativa y en la economía social, efectos sobre la satisfacción y el sentido del trabajo

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    Davy Castel

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available This study investigates the impact of social economics on job satisfaction. According to the hypothesis, the adoption of social economics’ goals and modes of work organization is a source of job satisfaction: reduction in the separation between conception and execution, increase in work’s interest and perceived usefulness, and better cohesion and coordination among workers. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with the workers in two consulting firms in sustainable development in France, one a cooperative and the other a private company. The results of the content analysis corroborate the hypothesis. The fact that social economy’s principles have positive impacts on job satisfaction in both companies also shows that social economy’s positive influence on well-being at work depends less on formal work organization than on the meaning given to work.Nous étudions les effets de l’économie sociale sur la satisfaction au travail. Selon l’hypothèse, l’adoption des finalités et des modes d’organisation du travail de l’économie sociale est source de satisfaction au travail : réduction de la séparation entre conception et exécution, augmentation de l’intérêt et de l’utilité perçue du travail, meilleure cohésion et coordination entre les travailleurs. Les résultats de l’analyse de contenu des entretiens semi-directifs menés auprès des salariés de deux entreprises exerçant dans le secteur du conseil en développement durable en France, l’une société coopérative (SCOP et l’autre entreprise privée, confirment cette hypothèse. Le fait que les principes d’économie sociale ont des conséquences positives sur la satisfaction au travail dans les deux entreprises montre par ailleurs que l’influence positive de l’économie sociale sur le bien-être au travail dépend moins des modes de structuration formels que du sens donné au travail.Este artículo estudia los efectos de la economía social sobre la

  20. Travailler en coopérative et dans l’économie sociale, effets sur la satisfaction et le sens du travail Working in a cooperative and social economics: Effects on job satisfaction and the meaning of work Trabajar en cooperativa y en la economía social, efectos sobre la satisfacción y el sentido del trabajo

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    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available Nous étudions les effets de l’économie sociale sur la satisfaction au travail. Selon l’hypothèse, l’adoption des finalités et des modes d’organisation du travail de l’économie sociale est source de satisfaction au travail : réduction de la séparation entre conception et exécution, augmentation de l’intérêt et de l’utilité perçue du travail, meilleure cohésion et coordination entre les travailleurs. Les résultats de l’analyse de contenu des entretiens semi-directifs menés auprès des salariés de deux entreprises exerçant dans le secteur du conseil en développement durable en France, l’une société coopérative (SCOP et l’autre entreprise privée, confirment cette hypothèse. Le fait que les principes d’économie sociale ont des conséquences positives sur la satisfaction au travail dans les deux entreprises montre par ailleurs que l’influence positive de l’économie sociale sur le bien-être au travail dépend moins des modes de structuration formels que du sens donné au travail.This study investigates the impact of social economics on job satisfaction. According to the hypothesis, the adoption of social economics’ goals and modes of work organization is a source of job satisfaction: reduction in the separation between conception and execution, increase in work’s interest and perceived usefulness, and better cohesion and coordination among workers. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with the workers in two consulting firms in sustainable development in France, one a cooperative and the other a private company. The results of the content analysis corroborate the hypothesis. The fact that social economy’s principles have positive impacts on job satisfaction in both companies also shows that social economy’s positive influence on well-being at work depends less on formal work organization than on the meaning given to work.Este artículo estudia los efectos de la economía social sobre la

  1. Indicadores de qualidade sensíveis aos cuidados de enfermagem em lares de idosos Indicadores de calidad sensibles a los cuidados de enfermería en asilos de ancianos Quality indicators for sensitive care in nursing homes for older people

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    Telmo Aleixo

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Constata-se um envelhecimento da população não só em Portugal, como a nível mundial, deste modo existe a necessidade de enquadrar indicadores de qualidade dos cuidados de enfermagem em lares de idosos. Objectivo: Identificar um conjunto de indicadores de qualidade de saúde sensíveis aos cuidados de enfermagem em lares de idosos. Metodologia: Foi efectuada uma pesquisa na EBSCO (CINAHL Plus with Full Text, MEDLINE with Full Text, British Nursing Index e procurados artigos em texto integral (28-01-2009, publicados entre 1998/01/01 e 2008/12/31. Foi utilizado o método de PI[C]O e seleccionados doze artigos de um total de cento e trinta e oito. Resultados: Observámos catorze indicadores de qualidade dos cuidados prestados em lares de idosos com enfermagem permanente e seleccionámos um conjunto de instrumentos científicos de avaliação da qualidade. Conclusão: Os enfermeiros proporcionam um importante contributo na melhoria da qualidade nestas organizações. Os resultados observados permitem perceber que a introdução destes profissionais, de forma contínua, tem impacto directo na diminuição do recurso aos serviços de saúde (urgências e dias de internamento, na redução do número de quedas, no controlo da dor, na prevalência do número de úlceras de pressão e no aumento da funcionalidade.Se constata un envejecimiento de la población no solo en Portugal, sino a nivel mundial, de este modo existe la necesidad de encuadrar indicadores de calidad de los cuidados de enfermería en asilos de ancianos. Objetivo: Identificar un conjunto de indicadores de calidad de salud sensibles a los cuidados de enfermería en asilos de ancianos. Metodología: Fue efectuada una investigación en la EBSCO (CINAHL Plus with Full Text, MEDLINE with Full Text, British Nursing Index y indagados artículos en texto integral (28-01-2009, publicados entre 01/01/1998 y 31/12/2008. Fue utilizado el método de PI[C]O y fueron seleccionados doce art

  2. Redução das internações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária no Brasil entre 1998-2009 Reducción de las internaciones por condiciones susceptibles a atención primaria en Brasil entre 1998-2009 Reduction of ambulatory care sensitive conditions in Brazil between 1998 and 2009

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    Antonio Fernando Boing

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Descrever a tendência de hospitalizações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária entre 1998 e 2009 no Brasil. MÉTODOS: Estudo ecológico de séries temporais com dados secundários referentes às internações hospitalares por condições sensíveis à atenção primária no Sistema Único de Saúde. Os dados foram obtidos do Sistema de Informações Hospitalares. As taxas de internações por 10.000 habitantes foram padronizadas por faixa etária e sexo, considerando a população brasileira masculina recenseada em 2000 como padrão. A análise de tendência da série histórica foi realizada por regressão linear generalizada pelo método de Prais-Winsten. RESULTADOS: Houve redução média anual de internações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária de 3,7% entre homens (IC95% -2,3;-5,1 e mulheres (IC95% -2,5;-5,6 entre 1998 e 2009. A tendência variou em cada unidade federativa, porém em nenhuma houve aumento das internações. No sexo masculino e feminino as maiores reduções foram observadas nas internações por úlceras gastrintestinais (-11,7% ao ano e -12,1%, respectivamente, condições evitáveis (-8,8% e -8,9% e doenças das vias aéreas inferiores (-8,0% e -8,1%. Angina (homens, infecção no rim e trato urinário (homens e mulheres e condições relacionadas ao pré-natal e parto (mulheres apresentaram aumento nas internações. Os três grupos de doenças que mais ocasionaram internações foram gastrenterites infecciosas e complicações, internações por insuficiência cardíaca e asma. CONCLUSÕES: Houve redução substancial nas internações por condições sensíveis à atenção primária no Brasil entre 1998 e 2009, porém algumas doenças apresentaram estabilidade ou acréscimo, exigindo atenção do setor saúde.OBJETIVO: Describir la tendencia de hospitalizaciones por condiciones susceptibles a atención primaria entre 1998 y 2009 en Brasil. MÉTODOS: Estudio ecológico de series

  3. Avaliação da estimulação sensório-motora-oral na transição da alimentação enteral para a via oral plena em recém-nascidos pré-termo Evaluation of sensory-motor-oral stimulation in the transition from gastric tube to full oral feeding in preterm newborns

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    Magda Aline Bauer

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: avaliar a influência da estimulação sensório-motora-oral (SMO sobre o ganho de peso, tempo para realizar a transição da sonda para a via oral e, indiretamente, sobre a alta hospitalar de pré-termos. MÉTODOS: estudo de intervenção, do tipo ensaio clínico controlado, que incluiu 24 pré-termos, internados na UTI Neonatal do Hospital Universitário de Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil, entre maio de 2007 e março de 2008, alocados, por sorteio, em grupo estimulado (GE e controle (GC. A análise das diferenças entre os grupos foi testada utilizando o teste t-Student independente e exato de Fisher (valor de pOBJECTIVES: to evaluate the influence of sensory-motor-oral (SMO stimulation on weight gain, the time taken to make the transition from tube-to oral feeding and, indirectly, on the duration of hospitalization of preterm infants. METHODS: a controlled clinical intervention study was carried out with 24 preterm infants hospitalized in the Neonatal ICU of the Santa Maria University Hospital in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, between May 2007 and March 2008, divided randomly into a treatment (TG and control group (CG. The analysis of the differences between the groups was tested using Student's independent t-test and Fisher's exact test (with a p value <0.05. RESULTS: there was no statistical difference in terms of anthropometrical measurements, although the daily weight gain was higher in the TG (p=0.16. The TG group made a full transition from tube-to oral feeding on average 1.6 days earlier than the CG, 83.3% of the children in the TG making the transition within seven days, compared to only 38.9% of the control group. There was no difference in terms of the length of stay in hospital between the two groups (p=0.48. CONCLUSIONS: SMO stimulation was likely to lead to a swifter transition from tube-to oral feeding, without any adverse effect on weight gain in preterm newborns. No influence on the length of stay in

  4. El acoso escolar. De las causas, origen y manifestaciones a la pregunta por el sentido que le otorgan los actores (Bullying. from its Causes, Origins and Manifestation to the Meaning Given to it by the Actors Involved (L'harcèlement scolaire. Les causes, l′origine et les manifestations du sens de la question selon les propres acteurs(O acosso escolar. Das causas, origem e manifestações, à pergunta pelo sentido que lhe outorgam os atores

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    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available ResumenEste artículo desarrolla cuatro aspectos relacionados con el acoso escolar. En primer lugar, se presentan algunas conceptualizaciones sobre la violen- cia que evidencian la dificultad para definirla. En un segundo momento, se habla de los desarrollos y construcciones en torno al acoso escolar, se da a conocer su definición, la manera como este surge y se hace manifiesto, y los actores que en él intervienen, lo que muestra cómo se ha venido estudiando el fenómeno en el ámbito internacional y de manera particu- lar en Colombia. Finalmente, se argumenta la importancia que tienen los estudios sobre el acoso escolar, a partir de la pregunta por el sentido que los actores le otorgan.Abstractthis paper describes four aspects of bullying. First, some concepts on violence are introduced, demonstrating the difficulties found when trying to define the phe- nomenon. Second, the discourse on “bullying” is described, from its definition, its appearance and manifestations, to the actors and the ways it has been studied as a phenomenon internationally and in Colombia. Finally, it is argued that studies on bullying are especially important as they address the meaning the different actors give to the phenomenon.RésuméCet article développe quatre aspects liés à l′harcèlement scolaire. En premier lieu on présente quelques conceptualisations sur la violence montrant la difficulté pour trouver une définition. Dans un deuxième moment on expose les développements et les constructions en ce qui concerne l′harcèlement scolaire donc on fait connaître sa définition, la façon dont elle se produit et ses manifestations ainsi que les acteurs qui y interviennent. De cette façon on expose comment ce phénomène a été étudié au niveau international et de manière particulière en Colombie. Enfin, on argumente l′importance des études par rapport à l′harcèlement scolaire selon le sens que les acteurs l′attribuent.ResumoEste artigo

  5. Principais causas de internação por condições sensíveis à atenção primária no Brasil: uma análise por faixa etária e região The main causes of hospitalization for primary health care sensitive conditions in Brazil: an analysis by age groups and region

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    Bárbara Laisa Alves Moura

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: analisar as tendências das principais causas de internações hospitalares entre aquelas sensíveis à atenção primária (ICSAP no Brasil, por faixa etária e região, no período de 1999 a 2006. MÉTODOS: trata-se de um estudo ecológico misto das tendências das três principais causas de ICSAP em menores de vinte anos. Os dados secundários foram provenientes do Sistema de Informação Hospitalar (SIH-SUS e do censo demográfico do ano de 2001 e projeções populacionais do Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE. RESULTADOS: as três principais causas de ICSAP, em menores de 20 anos, foram as gastroenterites, asma e as pneumonias bacterianas. Houve redução das taxas de internação por gastroenterites (-12,0% e asma (-31,8% e, incremento de 142,5% nas taxas de internações por pneumonias bacterianas, tendências que ocorreram de forma distinta por faixa etária e região. CONCLUSÕES: a descrição das tendências temporais revelou mudanças positivas na evolução das taxas de internações por asma e gastroenterites infecciosas e negativas nas internações por pneumonia. Uma vez que estes problemas de saúde constituem objeto de intervenção prioritária na atenção primária, tais achados evidenciam a necessidade de se aprofundar a análise e reflexão sobre os determinantes do perfil das internações hospitalares no país.OBJECTIVES: to analyze the main reasons for admission to hospital of patients who could be treated by the Brazilian primary care system (ICSAP by age group and region between 1999 and 2006. METHODS: a mixed ecological study was carried out of the main three reasons for ICSAP in those aged under 20 years. Secondary data were gathered from the Hospital Information System (SIH-SUS and the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics' 2001 population census (IBGE. RESULTS: the three main reasons for ICSAP, in those aged under twenty years, were gastroenteritis, asthma and bacterial

  6. Correlação entre os níveis de proteína C reativa ultra-sensível e as características clínicas e laboratoriais em mulheres com síndrome do ovário policístico Correlation of high sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and clinical and laboratory parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

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    Mônica de Oliveira

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: avaliar a concentração plasmática da proteína C reativa ultra-sensível (PCRus e a sua correlação com variáveis clínicas, hormonais e metabólicas em pacientes portadoras da síndrome do ovário policístico (SOP. Métodos: estudo transversal, que incluiu 46 pacientes portadoras de síndrome do ovário policístico, diagnosticadas segundo os critérios de Rotterdam (2003, e 44 pacientes controle, que foram submetidas a dosagem da PCRus. O índice de massa corporal (IMC, a idade, a circunferência abdominal e os níveis de insulina de jejum, de testosterona, do HOMA-IR (homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance e do colesterol total, além de frações foram correlacionados aos níveis de PCR, utilizando-se análise de regressão multivariada. RESULTADOS: as portadoras da SOP apresentavam idade, IMC, circunferência abdominal, insulina de jejum, HOMA-IR, colesterol total e lipoproteína de baixa densidade (LDL em concentrações plasmáticas superiores às do controle. Houve diferença significante nos níveis da PCRus entre o grupo da SOP (2,7±2,17 mg/dL e o controle (1,6±1,49 mg/dL, pPURPOSE: to evaluate the ultra-sensitive C-Reactive Protein level (us-CRP in patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS, and the correlation of clinical and laboratory parameters with the us-CRP level. Methods: in this cross-sectional study, 46 women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, according to the Rotterdam criteria, and 44 control women have been included. Serum was analyzed for C reactive protein (CRP levels. Body mass index (BMI, age, circumference waist, HOMA-IR, total, low and high density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, testosterone and insulin levels were correlated to CRP level through a linear regression model. RESULTS: PCOS patients not only were older and had higher BMI, but their waist circumference, fasting insulin, HOMA-IR, total and LDL cholesterol were also higher, as compared to the women from the

  7. Vírus da leucemia felina: análise da classificação da infecção, das técnicas de diagnóstico e da eficácia da vacinação com o emprego de técnicas sensíveis de detecção viral Feline leukemia virus: infection outcomes, diagnostic techniques and vaccine efficacy analysis employing sensitive techniques of virus detection

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    Andreza Soriano Figueiredo

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available O Vírus da leucemia felina (FeLV pertence à família Retroviridae, gênero Gammaretrovirus. Diferentemente de outras retroviroses, uma parcela dos gatos jovens e adultos exposta ao FeLV não apresenta antigenemia/viremia, de acordo com as técnicas convencionais de detecção viral, como isolamento em cultivo celular, imunofluorescência direta e ELISA. O emprego de técnicas de maior sensibilidade para detecção e quantificação viral, como o PCR quantitativo, permitiu a identificação de animais positivos para a presença de DNA proviral e RNA na ausência de antigenemia/viremia e, com isso, um refinamento da análise das diferentes evoluções da infecção. Assim, reclassificou-se a patogenia do FeLV em 4 categorias: infecção abortiva, regressiva, latente e progressiva. Foi possível também detectar DNA proviral e RNA em animais considerados imunes ao FeLV após vacinação. Diante disso, os objetivos desta revisão de literatura foram demonstrar as implicações da utilização de técnicas sensíveis de detecção viral na interpretação e classificação da infecção do FeLV e rever as técnicas de detecção do vírus para fins de diagnóstico. Além disso, apresentar os resultados referentes à eficácia da vacinação contra o FeLV com a utilização dessas técnicas.Feline leukemia virus (FeLV belongs to the Retroviridae family, genus Gammaretrovirus. Unlike other retroviruses, a portion of FeLV exposed animals eliminates antigenemia/viremia, according to convectional techniques of virus detection, such as isolation in cell culture, direct fluorescent antibody test and ELISA. The use of more sensitive techniques to detect and quantify viruses enabled the detection of proviral DNA and RNA in cats with undetectable antigenemia/viremia, and thus the refinement of the different infection outcomes analysis. As a result, FeLV pathogenesis was reclassified in 4 categories: abortive, regressive, latent and progressive infections. It

  8. „Den Bösen sind sie los“ Überlegungen zu Mephistopheles und zum Bösen in Goethes Faust

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    Klaus Eggensperger

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available Por que o Mefistófeles no Fausto de Goethe, ao contrário de todas as expectativas, não apresenta uma natureza realmente má? Partindo desta pergunta, neste artigo discute-se a figura do diabo no imaginário europeu no sec. XVI e no Doctor Faustus de Christopher Marlowe. Em seguida são analisados alguns traços principais do diabo goethiano secularizado. O Mefistófeles de Goethe não é o demônio da mitologia cristã e tão pouco representa o grande vilão da peça. Seu autor deixa claro que a responsibilidade pelo mal produzido nas duas partes do Fausto é dos seus personagens humanos.

  9. Sen char nsory, acteris pequ physi stics o i (Cary coche of Gree ...

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    Campus - GO, with 2.91% protein, 3.47% fat, 3.99% lactose,. 11.35% total ... and spoilage microorganisms, it was possible to use milk without any risk to the final ... variety of pathogenic microorganisms present in the raw material. (Fai et al.

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    purchase in. 1), 1% pequ .... xa Postal 66, s II da UFG, .... the exposure of consumers to high risks of contamination by a ... After the addition of the culture, the milk was kept at 42°C in .... and Robinson (1999), who studied the behavior of starter.

  11. Yläkouluikäisten käsityksiä homoseksuaalisuudesta ja sen opetuksesta

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    Suhonen, Niina

    2012-01-01

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli selvittää Porin suomalaisen yhteislyseon koulun kahdeksasluokkalaisten nuorten ajatuksia ja käsityksiä homoseksuaalisuudesta. Kyselyyn vastanneet nuoret olivat iältään 14–15 –vuotiaita ja kahdeksannella vuosikurssilla heitä opiskelee kaikkiaan 78 nuorta. Tarkoituksena oli selvittää kyselyn avulla, pitääkö koulujen seksuaalikasvatusta jollain tavalla kehittää sisällöltään. Kyselyyn vastasi 51 oppilasta vastausprosentin ollessa 65%. Tutki...

  12. Sens et temps de la Gestalt (Gestalt theory: critical overview and contemporary relevance)

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    Rosenthal, Victor; Visetti, Yves-Marie

    1999-01-01

    Rather than mere psychological doctrine, Gestalt theory was conceived of as a general theory of form and organization deemed to lay a unified groundwork for several domains of scientific endeavor. Our aim in this article is to assess the legacy of this framework, and examine its relevance for present-day research in cognitive science. We thus survey the intellectual contexts within which Gestalt theory originated and evolved, and review some of its central features: a phenomenological approac...

  13. Das Problem des Bösen in der Philosophie Józef Tischners

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    Tadeusz GADACZ

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available The paper presents several understandings of evil distinguished by Józef Tischner, like the axiological evil, agathological evil and structural evil. While exposing the phenomenological approach of Tischner, Gadacz discusses evil as ‘a phantom’ that accompanies the very source form of experience which, according to Tischner, stands for the episode of meeting another man. In this perspective evil as a ghost proves to be the source experience as well, alike the episode of meeting being the source of happening of the good and freedom. Therefore, the original experience does not inform us whether something exists or it should be such and so, but rather tells us that there is something which ought not to be.

  14. Ľ événement de sens à ľ horizon de ľ infini

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    Fazakas, Istvan

    2015-01-01

    Roč. 5, č. 2 (2015), s. 84-94 ISSN 1804-624X R&D Projects: GA ČR(CZ) GJ16-00994Y Institutional support: RVO:67985955 Keywords : expression * meaning * infinity * Tengelyi * ipseity Subject RIV: AA - Philosophy ; Religion OBOR OECD: Philosophy, History and Philosophy of science and technology

  15. Asiakkaan datan mallinnus ja sen analysointi Business Intelligence -järjestelmässä

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    Porkka, Ville

    2017-01-01

    Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli toteuttaa asiakkaalle Business Intelligence -järjestelmää käyttäen ympäristö kyselytutkimuksella kerätyn datan analysointia varten. Asiakkaan analyyseille asettamien vaatimusten vuoksi aiemmin kerätty data oli muutettava Business Intelligence -järjestelmän, ja erityisesti tietovarastoinnin kannalta optimaaliseen, moniulotteiseen muotoon. Asiakkaalle luotiin uusi relaatiotietokanta moniulotteisessa mallinnuksessa yleisesti käytetyn tähtimallin pohjalta. Asiakkaan ...

  16. Galileo-satelliittipaikannusjärjestelmä ja sen mahdollisuudet yrityksen näkökulmasta

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    Vaarakallio, Joonas

    2010-01-01

    Euroopan komissio ja Euroopan avaruusjärjestö toteuttavat Galileo-hanketta uuden eurooppalaisen satelliittipaikannusjärjestelmän rakentamiseksi. Galileo-satelliittipaikannusjärjestelmän on tarkoitus olla tarkempi ja tarjota kattavampia palveluita kuin aikaisemmat järjestelmät. Se tulee olemaan vaihtoehto sekä täydennys olemassa oleville GPS- ja GLONASS-satelliittipaikannusjärjestelmille. Galileossa perustason signaalintarkkuus on kaikkien saatavilla ja tarkempi signaali on rajoitettu maksulli...

  17. Numerical and Physical Parametric Analysis of a SEN with Flow Conditioners in Slab Continuous Casting Mold

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    Gonzalez-Trejo J.

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available Some of the most recent technologies that improves the performance in continuous casting process has installed infrastructure outside the mold to modify the natural fluid flow pattern to obtain a quasi-steady condition and promote a uniform solidified shell of steel. The submerged entry nozzle distributes the liquid steel in the mold and can be used to obtain the flow symmetry condition with external geometry improvements. The fluid flow conditioners were located near the outlet ports of the nozzle. The aim of the modifiers is to impose a pseudo symmetric pattern in the upper zone of the mold by inhibiting the fluid exchange between the zones created by conditioners. This work evaluates the effect of the thickness and length of the fluid-flow modifiers on the overall performance of the submerged nozzle. These properties of the fluid-flow modifiers were normalized based on two of the geometric dimensions of the standard equipment. Numerical and physical simulations suggest that the flow modifier should be as thin as possible.

  18. Innovation au sens large. Une étude pour la mesure de l’innovation.

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    Pauwels, Fernando; Cortese, Valter; Martinez, Esteban; Forrier, Anneleen; Van Hootegem, Geert; Van Ruysseveldt, Joris; Manshoven, Joke; Teirlinck, Peter

    2010-01-01

    L’innovation est considérée en général comme l’un des facteurs les plus importants pour la compétitivité des entreprises et pour la stimulation de la croissance économique et de l’emploi. Il va de soi que la mise en oeuvre d’une politique d’innovation efficiente est basée sur l’identification des

  19. Ikääntyneiden seksuaalisuus ja sen tukeminen hoitotyössä - ohjeita hoitajille

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    Hoffrén, Jenni; Eskelinen, Noora

    2014-01-01

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena on kuvata ikääntyneiden seksuaalisuutta ja kuinka hoitajat voivat tukea seksu-aalisuutta hoitotyössä. Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena on luoda opas ikääntyneiden seksuaalisuuden tukemiseksi Leivolan hoitohenkilökunnalle, johon kuuluu perus-, lähi- ja sairaanhoitajia. Toimeksiantajanamme on Leivolan palvelukeskus Leppävirralla, joka on ympärivuorokautinen hoitokoti. Palvelukeskuksen asukkaiden ikäjakauma on 63–99 vuotta. Opinnäytetyö on kehittämistyö. Opinnäyte...

  20. ¿Alcoholismo en Galicia: un camiño sen esperanza?

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    Folgar de la Calle, José María; Martín Sánchez, Rita

    2012-01-01

    O alcoholismo en Galicia é un mal endémico, polo que os enfermos non son considerados marxi­ nados. Os dous filmes que comentamos tentan chamar a atención e concienciar á sociedade sobre o carácter atípico deste problema.

  1. Tělo, sen, prostor - myšlení Maurice Merleau-Pontyho

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    Urban, Petr

    2010-01-01

    Roč. 58, č. 1 (2010), s. 5-7 ISSN 0015-1831 R&D Projects: GA ČR(CZ) GAP401/10/1164 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z90090514 Keywords : Merleau-Ponty * phenomenology Subject RIV: AA - Philosophy ; Religion

  2. Sen, tělo a duch. Topologie zkušenosti

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    Koubová, Alice

    2010-01-01

    Roč. 58, č. 1 (2010), s. 35-47 ISSN 0015-1831 R&D Projects: GA AV ČR(CZ) IAA900090603 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z90090514 Keywords : Merleau-Ponty * experience Subject RIV: AA - Philosophy ; Religion

  3. Esperanto (s)en perspektivo? Croatian Esperantists on the International Language Esperanto

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    Puškar, Krunoslav

    2015-01-01

    To our knowledge, there is to date no significant number of sociological studies dealing with the Esperanto movement, and there are even fewer sociolinguistic explorations of the whole Esperanto phenomenon. Concentrating on the Croatian Esperanto movement, we conducted an extensive study of Croatian Esperantists? attitudes towards the structure of Esperanto, and their perception of the Esperanto movement and the overall Esperanto phenomenon - aspects still conspicuously missing in recent Espe...

  4. Donner un sens au nom du festival de la ville1 Les enjeux de la ...

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    monopolise, ces enjeux concernent le contrôle étroit de la vie politique locale. ... à ces sociétés, selon laquelle les liens d'appartenance ne peuvent être conçus ... leur gestion politico culturelle, selon des modalités relatives au processus d' ... La commission était composée du Délégué, du Président de la Municipalité, du.

  5. Le sens-sans-signe: Pour une éthique de la création

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    Benoît Maire

    2018-03-01

    (Abstract   The following article is the result of a collaboration between a painter and a woman philosopher. They worked previously on an experimental documentary film about objects and art objects, which was realized at Palais de Tokyo. The painter had illustrated in black and white fictions of philosophy, written during a festival on lost films organized by UNdocumenta in South Korea, and then he made photographs of oil paintings of the English translation. This article about painting and philosophical ethics is their first common text. It aims to show that there is no interdiscipline or passage known between the philosophical work and the painting. The philosopher can not imitate the recognition of the painter nor the painter to repair the philosophical non-encounter. The question then is: What can ethics in this non-symmetrical space? Rather than being a product of philosophy, it is what organizes this space between recognition and non-encounter. It is an ethics for philosophy, rather than the other way around. Ethics force to greet the other philosophers without the grudge of the loss necessary to the invention and allows the painter to know the distances that make him feel the recognition. This ethical space is unknown and can not be covered by the artist's philosophy of access or pre-nomination by indexes. Ethics is this unknown, i.e. it is a sense-without-sign, it is without rules-said but process of indexation and acceptance of the loss.

  6. Health-related quality of life research and the capability approach of Amartya Sen

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    Verkerk, M.A.; Busschbach, J.J.V.; Karssing, E.D.

    2001-01-01

    Standardised health-related quality of life questionnaires play an increasing role as measures of outcome in the evaluation of health care interventions. However, problems can arise when the selected functions or dimensions of such standardised measures are not in line with the intervention that is

  7. 'Development as Freedom': Moving Economics Beyond Commodities - The Cautious Boldness of Amartya Sen

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    D.R. Gasper (Des)

    2000-01-01

    textabstractAbstract: Amartya Sen’s 1998 Nobel Prize and his recent synthesis of his views in Development as Freedom provide an opportunity to assess his intellectual contribution and style. The paper identifies entitlements analysis and capabilities analysis as the areas which make him stand out

  8. „Samopublikowanie”: stara metoda – nowy sens w dobie e-science

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    Piotr Nowak

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Poruszane w tekście zagadnienia wiążą się z problematyką budowy nowych systemów informacyjnych w nauce, które w piśmiennictwie określa się mianem e-library, library 2.0, e-science, Web 2.0 etc. Artykuł mówi o koniecznych zmianach zachowań ludzi nauki w zakresie publikowania w kontekście wspomnianych kierunków rozwoju komunikacji naukowej. Autor przewiduje, że budowa nowych systemów informacyjnych spopularyzuje samopublikację (self-publishing tekstów naukowych, która zdynamizuje rozwój repozytoriów o otwartym dostępie (open access. Zjawisko samopublikacji wpłynie także na zmianę metod oceny publikacji naukowych. Ich ocena będzie mogła się dokonywać przez automatyczne obliczanie cytowalności. Stopniem uzyskiwanych cytowań będzie można także parametryzować teksty opublikowane przez autorów w repozytoriach już po pozytywnej ocenie peer review. Ponadto, jak twierdzi autor, zjawisko samopublikacji powinno spopularyzować blogosferę w nauce, a w tym kontekście z pewnością pojawi się nawyk bezpośredniego komentowania wzmianek uczonych o własnych pracach badawczych przez specjalistów reprezentujących te same dyscypliny. Taka wymiana informacji będzie możliwa dzięki rozpowszechnieniu się samopublikacji i powinna w pełni zastąpić organizowanie drogich konferencji naukowych, w których udział bierze najczęściej tylko część środowiska. Autor uważa, że na marginesie zasygnalizowanych zmian pojawią się także zjawiska niepożądane, których przejawem z pewnością będzie „wykluczenie” najstarszych generacji uczonych, z uwagi na niemożność opanowania przez nich nowych technologii.

  9. Making SENS: exploring the antecedents and impact of store environmental stewardship climate

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    Hensen, N.J.B.; Keeling, D.I.; de Ruyter, J.C.; Wetzels, M.G.M.; de Jong, A.

    Retailers increasingly recognize that environmental responsibility is a strategic imperative. However, little research has investigated or identified the factors that facilitate the successful implementation of environmentally responsible strategies across a network of customer-facing sales units

  10. Sen debut af neonatal pneumoni forårsaget af Chlamydia trachomatis

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    Schmidt, Birgitte Johanne; Hermansen, Mette Nortman

    2013-01-01

    A newborn colonized with Chlamydia trachomatis will often show symptoms of conjunctivitis and/or pneumonia. We report a case of interstitial pneumonia caused by C. trachomatis in a 2-month-old boy admitted with RSV. We point to the importance of C. trachomatis in the differential diagnostics...

  11. Imagens de Perto: Economia global e formação do sensível

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    Cynthia Farina

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available This article approaches the images to achieve a perception of our time. Not just what we can see, but mainly as sensitive is our ability, our desire and undesirable, our imagination and the unimaginable. It is problematized the political links with the market economy, to the extent that they have generated and instructed us to manage our own self-image. Thus, productivity is revealed a strong amalgam of generators and sense of body and reality. Through analysis of advertisements and television programs available on the Internet, advertisements distance courses distributed by e-mail, as well as an art project also published on the network, we come to the evidence that the image today has become the commodity par excellence. She does not just sell a product or herself, sells an experience of a world to 'my own'.

  12. La Propuesta de Sen: una aplicación a la calidad de vida en Colombia

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    Andrés Fernando Casas

    2002-11-01

    Full Text Available The new index of living conditions is a multivariate standard of living index estimated by qualitative principal components and it includes 15 variables of perception that distinguish it from the ILC estimated for Colombia. These new variables enrich the actual discussion about the relevancy of some social programs, because it has wider dimensions than the commonly used for evaluating the living conditions.

  13. Production of bio-oil with flash pyrolysis; Biooeljyn tuotanto flash-pyrolyysillae ja sen poltto

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    Nyroenen, T [Vapo Oy, Jyvaeskylae (Finland)

    1997-12-01

    The target of the R and D work is to study the production of bio-oils using Flash-pyrolysis technology and utilisation of the bio-oil in oil-fuelled boilers. The PDU-unit was installed at VTT Energy in Otaniemi in April 1996. The first test were carried out in June. In the whole project Vapo Oy is responsible for: acquiring the 20 kg/h PDU-device for development; follow up of the engine tests; the investment of 5 MW demonstration plant; to carry on the boiler and engine tests with Finnish bio-oils. (orig.)

  14. Development of a chain limber and its measuring automatics; Karsimakoneen ja sen mittausautomatiikan kehittaeminen

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    Poeytaesaari, E [Eskon Paja, Kinnula (Finland)

    1997-12-01

    A new control system and measuring automatics are developed for a patented chain limber mountable to a farm tractor. The chain limber produces pulp wood and also limbed fuel logs. The project will be carried out in three stages: definition of the control system, development of the control system, and operational testing of the control system and the chain limber. The final stage of the project will be carried out in co-operation with the Work Efficiency Association. (orig.)

  15. : Posturas de apreensão sensível da cidade contemporânea

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    Thomas , Rachel

    2012-01-01

    International audience; Como apreender a cidade contemporânea? Quais metodologias utilizar? Em qual filiação teórica e segundo quais noções conceituais ancorar esta apreensão? O tema é ambicioso. Ele também é bastante vasto, muito complexo e oferece de fato múltiplas pistas de reflexão. Eu escolherei três que não são nem dogmas, nem uma metodologia a se seguir às cegas, mas sobretudo caminhos de pensamento a compartilhar. O primeiro diz respeito a necessidade hoje de construir e de desenvolve...

  16. Preliminary evaluation of SensHand V1 in assessing motor skills performance in Parkinson disease.

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    Cavallo, Filippo; Esposito, Dario; Rovini, Erika; Aquilano, Michela; Carrozza, Maria Chiara; Dario, Paolo; Maremmani, Carlo; Bongioanni, Paolo

    2013-06-01

    Nowadays, the increasing old population 65+ as well as the pace imposed by work activities lead to a high number of people that have particular injuries for limbs. In addition to persistent or temporary disabilities related to accidental injuries we must take into account that part of the population suffers from motor deficits of the hands due to stroke or diseases of various clinical nature. The most recurrent technological solutions to measure the rehabilitation or skill motor performance of the hand are glove-based devices, able to faithfully capture the movements of the hand and fingers. This paper presents a system for hand motion analysis based on 9-axis complete inertial modules and dedicated microcontroller which are fixed on fingers and forearm. The technological solution presented is able to track the patients' hand motions in real-time and then to send data through wireless communication reducing the clutter and the disadvantages of a glove equipped with sensors through a different technological structure. The device proposed has been tested in the study of Parkinson's disease.

  17. Theraplay-vuorovaikutusterapian tunnettavuus ja sen hyödyt Satakunnan ja Pirkanmaan lastensuojelulaitoksissa

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    Väkiparta, Tuija

    2009-01-01

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena on selvittää miten hyvin Satakunnan ja Pirkanmaan lastensuojelulaitoksissa tunnetaan Theraplay-vuorovaikutusterapia ja miten sitä lastensuojelulaitoksissa käytetään. Aiheen työhöni sain siitä, kun olin kesällä 2007 töissä MLL:n Kuntoutus- ja kehittämiskeskus Huvituksessa Yläneellä. Siellä tätä Theraplay-terapiaa käytetään hyvin onnistuneesti. Tutkimuksen tarkoituksena on saada vastaus kysymyksiin: 1. Tunnetaanko ja käytetäänkö Theraplay-vuorovaikutuste...

  18. Nettivideo ja sen hyödyntäminen internet-markkinoinnissa

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    Jänkälä, Pekka

    2012-01-01

    Opinnäytetyössäni käsittelen internetin hyötyjä ja mahdollisuuksia videomarkkinoinnissa. Käyn läpi erilaisia internetin videolevityskanavia ja kuinka videomarkkinoija saa parhaan mahdollisen hyödyn uuden median julkaisukanavista. Tutkin myös internetin ja perinteisen media eroja videomainonnan levityskanavana. Käyn myös läpi näkyvyyden ja läsnäolon tärkeyttä internet-markkinoinnissa. Opinnäytteeseeni liittyvässä teososiossa käsittelen työhöni liittyvän eduskuntavaalimainosten tekoprosessi...

  19. Concentrations Of Radon In Kindergartens And Schools In Like - Sen And Karlovac Counties

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    Radolic, V.; Stanic, D.; Miklavcic, I.; Poje, M.; Muzevic, M.; Krpan, I.; Vukovic, B.

    2015-01-01

    Measurements of radon concentrations in schools and kindergartens were performed by means of passive, strippable, nuclear track etched detectors LR - 115 type II (Kodak - Pathe, France). The detectors are paired in the way that one detector (open detector), placed on the circumferential side of the plastic detector vessel, registers total number of alpha particles from radon and its short-lived progenies. At the same time, the other detector (diffusion detector) is placed inside the vessel and it registers only alpha particles emitted by radon. The average radon concentrations in kindergartens and schools of Lika-Senj County are 318 and 317 Bq m -3 while for Karlovac County they are 228 and 304 Bq m -3 respectively. Moreover, there are three schools in Karlovac County with the average radon concentration higher than 1000 Bq m -3 , which represents the action level for intervention measures in Croatia. Even more, there are 2.5 percent of rooms in kindergartens and 4 percent of rooms in schools in Lika - Senj County with measured radon concentrations higher than 1000 Bq m -3 . In Karlovac County there are 2.4 percent of such rooms in kindergartens and 7 percent in schools. Maps of spatial distribution of indoor radon concentrations for homes as well as for kindergartens and schools were created by using the Inverse Distance Weighting interpolation method. This is one of the useful methods for identifying radon prone areas. The authors propose a repetition of measurements in those kindergartens, schools and homes with higher radon concentrations in coordination with the local government. (author).

  20. La Bible traduite en français contemporain : forme, signification et sens

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    Bladh, Elisabeth

    2003-01-01

    This dissertation analyses seven modern Bible translations in French with respect to their renderings of Koine Greek participles. The sample consists of the Passion Story from the four Gospels (Matt 26-28, Mark 14-16, Luke 22-24 and John 18-21), and is comprised of 603 Hellenistic participles in all. The participle forms are studied in six categories according to their syntactic function. The comparison focuses on differences in translation strategy, i.e. formal equivalence, omission and diff...

  1. Alles Leben ist Problemlösen: Zum 100. Geburtstag von Karl Raimund Popper

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    Kirchgässner, Gebhard

    2002-01-01

    Karl Popper wäre im Juli 2002 hundert Jahre alt geworden. Prof. Dr. Gebhard Kirchgässner würdigt den politischen Philosophen, der als bedeutendster Wissenschaftstheoretiker des 20. Jahrhunderts gilt.

  2. ''SensArray'' voltage sensor analysis in an inductively coupled plasma

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    Titus, M. J.; Hsu, C. C.; Graves, D. B.

    2010-01-01

    A commercially manufactured PlasmaVolt sensor wafer was studied in an inductively coupled plasma reactor in an effort to validate sensor measurements. A pure Ar plasma at various powers (25-420 W), for a range of pressures (10-80 mT), and bias voltages (0-250 V) was utilized. A numerical sheath simulation was simultaneously developed in order to interpret experimental results. It was found that PlasmaVolt sensor measurements are proportional to the rf-current through the sheath. Under conditions such that the sheath impedance is dominantly capacitive, sensor measurements follow a scaling law derived from the inhomogeneous sheath model of Lieberman and Lichtenberg, [Principles of Plasma Discharges and Materials Processing (Wiley, New York, 2005)]. Under these conditions, sensor measurements are proportional to the square root of the plasma density at the plasma-sheath interface, the one-fourth root of the electron temperature, and the one-fourth root of the rf bias voltage. When the sheath impedance becomes increasingly resistive, the sensor measurements deviate from the scaling law and tend to be directly proportional to the plasma density. The measurements and numerical sheath simulation demonstrate the scaling behavior as a function of changing sheath impedance for various plasma conditions.

  3. Is poverty a matter of perspective? Significance of Amartya Sen for ...

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    Poverty continues to present an enormous challenge to the well-being of humanity. Different frameworks on poverty tend to identify different persons as poor, impacting on efforts to fight poverty. The church as a role player in the public domain needs a framework that can assist it in its task of working for salvation and ...

  4. Polvilumpion sijoiltaanmeno ja sen konservatiivinen fysioterapia immobilisoinnin jälkeen

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    Räsänen, Riikka-Liisa

    2014-01-01

    Opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli tehdä kirjallisuuskatsaus, joka perustuu uusimpaan tutkimustietoon. Työssä keskityttiin selvittämään millaista konservatiivisen fysioterapian tulisi olla polvilumpion sijoiltaanmenossa immobilisoinnin jälkeen. Opinnäytetyön näkökulmana on konservatiivinen hoitolinja. Työn tavoitteena oli koota tuoreimmat tutkimukset ja kirjallisuus tiivistelmäksi, jota fysioterapeutit voisivat käyttää polvilumpion sijoiltaanmenon fysioterapiassa. Tiedonhaussa käytettiin Ebsc...

  5. Donner un sens au nom du festival de la ville Les enjeux de la ...

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    L'objet de ce papier est d'analyser, à partir de l'observation d'un festival local, les enjeux multiples de la reconstruction des liens d'appartenance pour des populations rurales, qui se trouvent engagées - du fait de leur urbanisation récente- dans un processus de réorganisation et de renégociation de ces liens et des ...

  6. Wave response analyses of floating crane structure; Crane sen no jobu kozobutsu no haro oto

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    Nobukawa, H.; Takaki, M.; Kitamura, M.; Ahou, G. [Hiroshima University, Hiroshima (Japan). Faculty of Engineering; Higashimura, M. [Fukada Salvage and Marine Works Co. Ltd., Osaka (Japan)

    1996-12-31

    Identifying a dynamic load acting on a lifted load in a floating crane moving in waves is important for preparing an operation manual for the floating crane. Analyses were made on motions in waves of a floating crane with a lifting load of 3,600 tons, with considerations given to deformation of the crane structure. Discussions were given on a dynamic load acting on a lifted load. If a case that considers elastic deformation in the crane structure is compared with a case that does not consider same in calculating hull motions of the floating crane, the difference between them is small if wave length {lambda} to the ship length L is about 0.5. However, if {lambda}/L is 1.0 and 1.5, the difference grows very large. Therefore, the effect of deformation in the crane structure on hull motions of the floating crane cannot be ignored in these cases. A dynamic load acting on a lifted load that considers deformation in the crane structure is about 5% of lifted weight in a headsea condition in which the wave height is 2 m and {lambda}/L is 1.5. As opposed, an estimated value of a dynamic load when the crane structure is regarded as a rigid body is 13%, which is 2.6 times as great as the case that considers deformation of the crane structure. 3 refs., 17 figs., 1 tab.

  7. Wageningse kennis(sen): doe er wat mee in het groene onderwijs

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    Goud, J.C.; Lans, T.

    2011-01-01

    Op 25 mei 2011 organiseerde WUR in Ede de KennisMaakDag. Centraal stonden een groot aantal projecten die mede waren gefinancierd door het fonds WUR Knowledge Sharing (WURKS) en vanuit het beleidsondersteunend onderzoek (BO), maar ook voor andere initiatieven was aandacht. We staan nader stil bij de

  8. Le sens des mots : le vocabulaire du genre en Espagne

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    Sofía Rodríguez

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Cet article dresse le bilan des études de genre menées en Espagne et revient sur les concepts-clé ayant orienté la recherche dans ce domaine. Il montre la relation entre l´évolution du féminisme théorique et l´apparition progressive d´un vocabulaire qui défini les femmes comme des sujets politiques. Si les relations de pouvoir sont l´épicentre des catégories structurant l´analyse historique, la violence, les demandes sociales et le matérialisme traversent la société civile et s’inscrivent dans l´agenda des États. L´avenir, néanmoins, s’accompagne de nouveaux défis et dialogues interculturels qui, sans aucun doute, transformeront le discours des femmes et le langage des genres au XXIe siècle.In these lines there is an account of gender studies in Spain and the key concepts on which this research has pivoted. The aim of this article is to show the relationship between the evolution of feminist theory and the gradual emergence of a vocabulary that explain women as political subjects. If power relationships are the epicenter of the categories of historical analysis, violence, social demands and maternalism are on the street and the agendas of state. But the future brings new challenges and intercultural dialogue, no doubt, will expand or transform the discourse of women and gender language in the XXI century.En estas líneas se hace balance de los estudios de género en España, así como los conceptos clave sobre los que la ha pivotado la investigación. El objetivo del artículo es mostrar la relación entre la evolución del feminismo teórico y la progresiva aparición de un vocabulario que explica a las mujeres como sujetos políticos. Si las relaciones de poder son el epicentro de las categorías de análisis histórico, la violencia, las demandas sociales y el maternalismo están en la calle y las agendas de Estado. Pero el futuro trae consigo nuevos retos y diálogos interculturales que, sin duda, habrán de ampliar o transformar el discurso de las mujeres y el lenguaje de género en el siglo XXI.

  9. ESTRATEGIAS PARA LA MODELACION Y CONTROL DE LA CONTAMINACION AMBIENTAL PRODUCIDA POR LA GENERACION DEL SEN.

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    Miriam López Pérez

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se analiza el comportamiento de la generación, el uso de combustibles y la magnitud anual de los contaminantes debido a la generación térmica en Cuba.Son valoradas diferentes estrategias de Despacho Económico, con criterios ambientales de reducción y control de lasemisiones de Dióxido de azufre al medio ambiente; dado el empleo actual e incremento esperado del consumo decombustibles con altos contenidos de azufre. Entre las estrategias consideradas , resulta atractiva aquella que conlleva a la menor desviación del costo mínimo total de generación; posibilitando asimismo un cierto beneficio ambiental; lo cual es válido para economías tercermundistas como la nuestra. Se analizan y recomiendan medidas preliminares que permitan el cumplimiento de la Norma Cubana de Calidad del Aire. La mayor contribución de este trabajo radica en la proposición de tales estrategias nacionales. This paper analyzes the generation behavior, fuel uses and pollution year cap due to thermal generation in Cuba.It considers several Economic Dispatch Strategies taking into account some grades the SO2 emissions reduction andcontrol due to expected increases of the amount of sulfur present in the fuel .It attractive some one that involves theminimum generation cost least deviation considering besides certain clean or benefices environmental .The improvement present in this paper results adequate for third world economies such as our. It analyzes and recommended preliminaries actions in order to will be possible the compliment of the Air Clean Cuban Standard.

  10. Excellent solar energy absorbing and retaining fabric material. Chikunetsu hoon sen'i sozai

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    Furuta, T. (Unitika Ltd., Osaka (Japan). Central Research Lab.)

    1993-11-10

    Carbides of group IV transition metals such as ZrC, which are used as solar energy selective absorption film for solar energy collectors, has characteristics of absorbing light with a high energy of 0.6eV or more and of converting it to heat when exposed to light, and of not absorbing but reflecting light with a low energy of less than 0.6eV. By using ZrC as fabric materials, therefore, portable and durable heat absorbing and retaining materials can be produced. The authors have developed a solar energy absorbing and retaining fabric material, 'Solar [alpha]' (registered trade mark), which absorbs visible and near infrared rays and converts them to heat, and reflects heat from a human body and confines it. The use of Solar [alpha] has been found in various fields such as clothing as a new material for winter-sportswear, slacks, coats, and swimming suits. In this report, the heat absorbing and retaining mechanisms, basic properties of Solar [alpha], and the results of wearing tests are described. 12 refs., 6 figs., 3 tabs.

  11. To Error Problem Concerning Measuring Concentration of Carbon Oxide by Thermo-Chemical Sen

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    V. I. Nazarov

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available The paper gives additional errors in respect of measuring concentration of carbon oxide by thermo-chemical sensors. A number of analytical expressions for calculation of error data and corrections for environmental factor deviations from admissible ones have been obtained in the paper

  12. Rakentamisen aikaiset vesistövaikutukset : rakennusvesistä aiheutuva kuormitus ja sen hallinnan suunnittelu

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    Nurminen, Heidi

    2015-01-01

    Tässä opinnäytetyössä selvitettiin, minkälaista kuormitusta rakennustyömailta pintavaluntana johtuvat valumavedet eli rakennusvedet aiheuttavat vastaanottaville vesistöille ja mitkä tekijät vaikuttavat kuormituksen määrään ja laatuun. Yleisesti hulevesien hallinnassa keskitytään torjumaan niiden haitallisia vaikutuksia jo olemassa olevilla asuin-, teollisuus- tai kaupunkialueilla. Rakennustöiden aikaista kuormitusta ei nykyisellään huomioida riittävästi. Kuormitus on kuitenkin merkittävää ja ...

  13. Faktorer af betydning for tidlig og sen indlaeggelse af patienter med apopleksi og transitorisk cerebral iskaemi

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    Rasmussen, Berit H; Germer, Ulla; Kammersgaard, Lars Peter

    2003-01-01

    predictors of early admission. DISCUSSION: Patients with stroke or TIA in a Danish metropolitan area arrive at hospital a median of 2.6 hours after the stroke. Admission by ambulance after calling emergency was associated with the shortest onset to admission time. Udgivelsesdato: 2003-Jan-13...

  14. Servikaaliseen dystoniaan liittyvä kipu ja sen lievittyminen fysioterapian keinoin

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    Raippalinna, Krista; liimatainen, sari

    2009-01-01

    Tämän tutkimuksen tarkoituksena on selvittää kivun vaikutuksia aikuisiän primaarista servikaalista dystoniaa sairastavilla sekä heidän kokemusten perusteella fysioterapian keinojen vaikutusta kipujen lievitykseen. Opinnäytetyö on tehty yhteistyössä Suomen Dystonia - yhdistyksen kanssa. Tutkimusjoukko koostui 37: stä servikaalista dystoniaa sairastavasta, eri puolella Suomea asuvista henkilöistä. Iältään he olivat 20: stä yli 65- vuotiaita. Tutkimus toteutettiin postikyselynä. ...

  15. Wave response analyses of floating crane structure; Crane sen no jobu kozobutsu no haro oto

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    Nobukawa, H; Takaki, M; Kitamura, M; Ahou, G [Hiroshima University, Hiroshima (Japan). Faculty of Engineering; Higashimura, M [Fukada Salvage and Marine Works Co. Ltd., Osaka (Japan)

    1997-12-31

    Identifying a dynamic load acting on a lifted load in a floating crane moving in waves is important for preparing an operation manual for the floating crane. Analyses were made on motions in waves of a floating crane with a lifting load of 3,600 tons, with considerations given to deformation of the crane structure. Discussions were given on a dynamic load acting on a lifted load. If a case that considers elastic deformation in the crane structure is compared with a case that does not consider same in calculating hull motions of the floating crane, the difference between them is small if wave length {lambda} to the ship length L is about 0.5. However, if {lambda}/L is 1.0 and 1.5, the difference grows very large. Therefore, the effect of deformation in the crane structure on hull motions of the floating crane cannot be ignored in these cases. A dynamic load acting on a lifted load that considers deformation in the crane structure is about 5% of lifted weight in a headsea condition in which the wave height is 2 m and {lambda}/L is 1.5. As opposed, an estimated value of a dynamic load when the crane structure is regarded as a rigid body is 13%, which is 2.6 times as great as the case that considers deformation of the crane structure. 3 refs., 17 figs., 1 tab.

  16. Development of an exhaust sensor for control of internal combustion engines and exhaust treatment systems - CatSens. Final report; Entwicklung eines Abgassensors zur Regelung von Verbrennungsmotoren und Abgasnachbehandlungssystemen - CatSens. Abschlussbericht

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    Lepperhoff, G.; Milanovic, I.

    2002-05-01

    A sensor system for controlling combustion processes in small-scale furnaces and internal combustion engines and for on-board diagnosis of exhaust treatment systems, e.g. NO{sub x} adsorber catalytic converters in motor cars, was developed. [German] Im Rahmen des Verbundprojektes soll ein Sensorsystem zur Regelung der Verbrennungsprozesse in Kleinfeuerungsanlagen und Verbrennungsmotoren sowie zur Regelung und Ueberwachung (On-Board Diagnose) von Abgasnachbehandlungseinrichtungen wie z.B. NO{sub x}-Adsorberkatalysatoren in Kraftfahrzeugen, entwickelt werden. (orig.)

  17. Transient desorption characteristics of fibrous organic adsorbent; Sen'ikei yuki kyuchakuzai no katoteki dacchaku tokusei

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    Inaba, H.; Ozaki, K.; Horibe, A. [Okayama University, Okayama (Japan). Faculty of Engineering; Shimoyama, R. [Okayama University, Okayama (Japan); Kida, T. [Japan Exlan Co. Ltd., Osaka (Japan)

    1999-11-25

    An experimental investigation was performed to determine time transient desorption characteristics of a fibrous type organic adsorbent, which was composed of the bridged complex of sodium polyacrylate as a new kind of adsorbent. The test fibrous adsorbent was packed in a cylindrical vessel, and dry air was passed through it. The experiments were conducted under various conditions of air velocity, temperature, relative humidity and vessel length. As a result, time pressure loss for the packed bed of the test fibrous adsorbent showed a similar tendency to that for the packed bed of spherical particles. The mass transfer data was correlated by the modified Sherwood number, the Reynolds number, the Schmidt number, the ratio of desorbed water vapor mass to fibrous absorbent mass, the nondimensional temperature and the ratio of vessel length to fiber diameter. Fourier number for the nondimensional temperature and the ratio of desorbed water vapor mass to fibrous adsorbent mass, the nondimensional temperature and the ratio of vessel length to fiber diameter. (author)

  18. Mobiilideittailusovellus Tinderin käyttö ja sen vaikutukset ihmisen identiteettiin ja itsensä esittämiseen

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    Puranen, Juuso

    2016-01-01

    Tinderin kaltaisten mobiilisovellusten käyttö on nopeassa ajassa muovannut nykyajan deittailukulttuuria ja tarjonnut uusia keinoja etsiä ja tavata uusia ih-misiä. Tinderiä ei ole kuitenkaan ilmiönä tutkittu laajalti, vaikka mobiilideittai-lusovellus on tehnyt internetin välityksellä tapahtuvasta suhteiden muodosta-misesta hyväksyttävämpää ja jopa trendikästä. Tämän tutkielman tarkoituksena on selvittää, miten Tinderin käyttö vaikuttaa ihmisen identiteettiin ja itsensä esittämiseen. Teoree...

  19. Düsseldorf - Estland : die Modernisierungsbewegung in der religiösen Kunst um 1900 / Mai Levin

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    Levin, Mai, 1942-

    2011-01-01

    Düsseldorfis õppinud maalikunstnikest. Eestiga seotud baltisaksa ja vene kunstnikest, nende religioosse sisuga maaliloomingust 19. saj. ja 20. saj. alguses. Pikemalt Eduard von Gebhardtist, Kristjan Rauast ja Paul Rauast

  20. [Prevention of Neonatal Group B Sreptococcal Infection. Spanish Recommendations. Update 2012. SEIMC/SEGO/SEN/SEQ/SEMFYC Consensus Document].

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    Alós Cortés, Juan Ignacio; Andreu Domingo, Antonia; Arribas Mir, Lorenzo; Cabero Roura, Luis; de Cueto López, Marina; López Sastre, José; Melchor Marcos, Juan Carlos; Puertas Prieto, Alberto; de la Rosa Fraile, Manuel; Salcedo Abizanda, Salvador; Sánchez Luna, Manuel; Sanchez Pérez, María José; Torrejon Cardoso, Rafael

    2013-03-01

    Group B streptococci (GBS) remain the most common cause of early onset neonatal sepsis. In 2003 the Spanish Societies of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Neonatology, Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Chemotherapy, and Family and Community Medicine published updated recommendations for the prevention of early onset neonatal GBS infection. It was recommended to study all pregnant women at 35-37 weeks gestation to determine whether they were colonised by GBS, and to administer intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) to all colonised women. There has been a significant reduction in neonatal GBS infection in Spain following the widespread application of IAP. Today most cases of early onset GBS neonatal infection are due to false negative results in detecting GBS, to the lack of communication between laboratories and obstetric units, and to failures in implementing the prevention protocol. In 2010, new recommendations were published by the CDC, and this fact, together with the new knowledge and experience available, has led to the publishing of these new recommendations. The main changes in these revised recommendations include: microbiological methods to identify pregnant GBS carriers and for testing GBS antibiotic sensitivity, and the antibiotics used for IAP are updated; The significance of the presence of GBS in urine, including criteria for the diagnosis of UTI and asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy are clarified; IAP in preterm labour and premature rupture of membranes, and the management of the newborn in relation to GBS carrier status of the mother are also revised. These recommendations are only addressed to the prevention of GBS early neonatal infection, are not effective against late neonatal infection. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier España, S.L. All rights reserved.

  1. [Object-oriented stand type classification based on the combination of multi-source remote sen-sing data].

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    Mao, Xue Gang; Wei, Jing Yu

    2017-11-01

    The recognition of forest type is one of the key problems in forest resource monitoring. The Radarsat-2 data and QuickBird remote sensing image were used for object-based classification to study the object-based forest type classification and recognition based on the combination of multi-source remote sensing data. In the process of object-based classification, three segmentation schemes (segmentation with QuickBird remote sensing image only, segmentation with Radarsat-2 data only, segmentation with combination of QuickBird and Radarsat-2) were adopted. For the three segmentation schemes, ten segmentation scale parameters were adopted (25-250, step 25), and modified Euclidean distance 3 index was further used to evaluate the segmented results to determine the optimal segmentation scheme and segmentation scale. Based on the optimal segmented result, three forest types of Chinese fir, Masson pine and broad-leaved forest were classified and recognized using Support Vector Machine (SVM) classifier with Radial Basis Foundation (RBF) kernel according to different feature combinations of topography, height, spectrum and common features. The results showed that the combination of Radarsat-2 data and QuickBird remote sensing image had its advantages of object-based forest type classification over using Radarsat-2 data or QuickBird remote sensing image only. The optimal scale parameter for QuickBirdRadarsat-2 segmentation was 100, and at the optimal scale, the accuracy of object-based forest type classification was the highest (OA=86%, Kappa=0.86), when using all features which were extracted from two kinds of data resources. This study could not only provide a reference for forest type recognition using multi-source remote sensing data, but also had a practical significance for forest resource investigation and monitoring.

  2. Production of bio-oil with flash pyrolysis and the combustion of it; Biooeljyn tuotanto flashpyrolyysillae ja sen poltto

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    Nyroenen, T [Vapo Oy, Jyvaeskylae (Finland)

    1996-12-31

    The target of the research is to study the production of bio-oils using flash-pyrolysis and utilization of the bio-oil in oil-fueled boilers. The PDU-device was ordered in December 1994. The device was tested in Canada in the beginning of March 1996. The device will be mounted in Otaniemi in the research unit of VTT Energy. The device will by equipped, if possible, with a hot-filtering device in order to improve the purity and the quality of the oil. The capacity of the PDU-device is 20 kg/h of dry biomass of about 10 wt-% DS-content, with particle size less than 6 mm. The actual tests will be made in autumn 1996. The investment costs of the PDU are about 2.5 million FIM. The Canadian funding of the project is about 50 %. It has been planned that within the research project of Vapo oy, about 50 - 100 tons of bio-oil will be acquired from Canada for the engine tests carried out by Wartsilae Diesel, and the project will be responsible for planning and operation of the PDU and the demonstration plants. About 50 tons of wood-oil was received from Canada in January 1996 for the engine tests, the results of which will be reported separately by Wartsilae Diesel. The present costs of the tasks are about 1.2 million FIM, but the main part of the costs will be formed in 1996-1997

  3. Particle induced X-ray emission (PIXE) present and future. Ryushisen reiki X sen bunsekiho (PIXE) no genjo to shorai

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    Uda, M. (Waseda Univ., Tokyo (Japan). Science and Engineering)

    1992-07-10

    The principle of measurement of PIXE are explained. It has in comparison with SEM and EPM, the following characteristics such as; very short measurement and analysis time, developed detection sensitivity for more than 100 elements, no need of pretreatment, undestructive analysis method in the air, possibility of trace element analysis by using micro specimen and information input of chemical bonding condition. Bio-medical applications have been, the microanalysis of multi elements in light element matrix forming living body and the diagnosis of kidney cancer and other diseases. Environmental applications have been, detection of the composition of sea water and the detection of the pollutants of the rivers by elements concentration distribution. It is also applied for managing the amount of impurities in electronic materials and monitoring the emitted elements from fusion reactor. It is used for archaeological analysis such as, analysis of gold fixing in ancient Rome and earthernware analysis of ancient China. As for the chemical bonding condition, the small difference of chemical bonding has been able to be observed clearly as a difference of strength over the multiple spectra, and PIXE has prospects in multiple fields. 24 refs., 21 figs.

  4. Development of a high performance carbon fiber fabrics. Koseino tanso sen'i orimono no kaihatsu

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    Nishimura, A.; Honma, K.; Matsui, J. (Toray Industries Inc., Tokyo (Japan). Composite Materials Research Lab.)

    1993-01-15

    On setting a position as an intermediate material for the advanced composite materials (ACM), carbon fiber fabrics is required to improve its optimization of the fiber orientation and structure of the fabrics under consideration on anisotropy of the composite materials in order to establish their higher performance. And, it also becomes important to establish energy conservation in higher order of processing containing their molding in order to make great strides the application range of the ACM. The ACM is generally a laminate comprising of some sheet-like, thin substrates arranged the reinforced fibers in one- or two-dimensional direction. As it has some high performance, mechanical properties because of the fiber orientation in a plane direction, its mechanical properties among the layers are determined by adhesion and its strength between the fibers and the resin and weak without any fiber reinforcement in its layer direction. As a method of its improvement, development of a fabrics or twisted yarns having the fibers oriented in three-dimensional direction is proceeding, but they have some limits in their fiber orientation yet and inferior productivity. A technical development of stitched preform is now executed as a low cost molding process. 9 refs., 7 figs.

  5. Telematiikkajärjestelmän käyttöönotto ja sen vaikutus jakelukustannuksiin

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    Moilanen, Johan

    2014-01-01

    Opinnäytteessä suoritettiin Telematiikkajärjestelmän pilotointi sekä aineiston analysointi, jossa tutkittiin jakelukaluston koon vaikutusta jakelukustannukseen sekä jakelutyön kustannusten muodostumista. Teoriaosa perustuu muutoksenhallintaan, telematiikkajärjestelmien tarjoamaan lisäarvoon sekä olemassa olevan tietojärjestelmäympäristön arviointiin että taloudelliseen ajotapaan. Pilotointia valmisteltiin useamman kuukauden ajan ja Pilotoinnin aikana selvitettiin paljon lisää järjestelmän toi...

  6. Constraining the cross section of 82Se(n, γ)83Se to validate the β-Oslo method

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    Childers, K.; Liddick, S. N.; Crider, B. P.; Dombos, A. C.; Lewis, R.; Spyrou, A.; Couture, A.; Mosby, S.; Prokop, C. J.; Naqvi, F.; Larsen, A. C.; Guttormsen, M.; Campo, L. C.; Renstrom, T.; Siem, S.; Bleuel, D. L.; Perdikakis, G.; Quinn, S.

    2017-09-01

    Neutron capture cross sections of short-lived nuclei are important for a variety of basic and applied nuclear science problems. However, because of the short half-lives of the nuclei involved and the nonexistence of a neutron target, indirect measurement methods are required. One such method is the β-Oslo method. The nuclear level density and γ strength function of a nucleus are extracted after β-decay and used in a statistical reaction model to constrain the neutron capture cross section. This method has been used previously, but must be validated against a directly measured neutron capture cross section. The neutron capture cross section of 82Se has been measured previously, and 83Se can be accessed by the β-decay of 83As. The β-decay of 83As to 83Se was studied using the SuN detector at the NSCL and the β-Oslo method was utilized to constrain the neutron capture cross section of 82Se, which is compared to the directly measured value.

  7. Production of bio-oil with flash pyrolysis and the combustion of it; Biooeljyn tuotanto flashpyrolyysillae ja sen poltto

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    Nyroenen, T. [Vapo Oy, Jyvaeskylae (Finland)

    1995-12-31

    The target of the research is to study the production of bio-oils using flash-pyrolysis and utilization of the bio-oil in oil-fueled boilers. The PDU-device was ordered in December 1994. The device was tested in Canada in the beginning of March 1996. The device will be mounted in Otaniemi in the research unit of VTT Energy. The device will by equipped, if possible, with a hot-filtering device in order to improve the purity and the quality of the oil. The capacity of the PDU-device is 20 kg/h of dry biomass of about 10 wt-% DS-content, with particle size less than 6 mm. The actual tests will be made in autumn 1996. The investment costs of the PDU are about 2.5 million FIM. The Canadian funding of the project is about 50 %. It has been planned that within the research project of Vapo oy, about 50 - 100 tons of bio-oil will be acquired from Canada for the engine tests carried out by Wartsilae Diesel, and the project will be responsible for planning and operation of the PDU and the demonstration plants. About 50 tons of wood-oil was received from Canada in January 1996 for the engine tests, the results of which will be reported separately by Wartsilae Diesel. The present costs of the tasks are about 1.2 million FIM, but the main part of the costs will be formed in 1996-1997

  8. Sen a snový obraz v dílech surrealistických umělců

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    LEXOVÁ, Petra

    2013-01-01

    The topic of this dissertation is the phemomenon of the dream, dreamy picture and their projection into the creation of surrealist artworks. The disertation tries to connect the basic knowledge of psychoanalysis and the history of art. The thesis attepmts to solve the questions of how the dream imagination is different from the imaginative art of the previous centuries and how the dream topics are involved in the artworks. One of the most important resources for the art work of surrealism was...

  9. The high Environmental Quality the good way of the construction?; La haute qualite environnementale le bon sens de la construction?

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    NONE

    2001-07-01

    This paper presents the Gaz De France Group policy facing the sustainable development: an quality environment, a better energy efficiency and economical efficiency. In this framework the Group policy is in agreement with the HQE (High Environmental Quality) representation. To illustrate the presentation, three examples of realizations in the construction sector are presented. (A.L.B.)

  10. Le sens de la fiction ludique : jeu, récit et effet de monde

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    Antoine Dauphragne

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Dans un paysage ludique contemporain marqué par les ensembles transmédiatiques, la fiction occupe une place à la fois centrale et diffuse. Elle se donne à voir dans les supports narratifs qui complètent les gammes de jeu, dans les univers imaginaires qui les accompagnent, ou encore dans le principe même de certains types ludiques. Elle partage avec le jeu un certain nombre de caractéristiques, qui expliquent partiellement la fréquence de leur rapprochement. Parallèlement, les dynamiques culturelles et les évolutions médiatiques qui commencent à émerger dans les années soixante-dix constituent des facteurs d’explication non négligeables. Aujourd’hui, de Star Wars à Pokémon, du Seigneur des Anneaux à World of Warcraft, l’omniprésence de la fiction ludique n’a d’égale que sa plasticité, entre vecteur promotionnel, moteur de jeu et faiseur de mondes imaginaires. Les dimensions ludique et fictionnelle ont tendance à se fondre l’une dans l’autre, dans un mouvement de redéfinition des frontières du jeu.

  11. Faire la chose « la plus sensée » pour le Canada et pour le monde ...

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    18 déc. 2014 ... Je faisais partie de la délégation qui a accompagné dernièrement le gouverneur général du Canada, Son Excellence le très honorable David Johnston, et Son Excellence Sharon Johnston au ... Il avait ensuite a déclaré que ce que le CRDI a fait au Chili, c'est qu'il a permis aux idées de continuer de vivre.

  12. O sensível e o inteligível: Merleau-Ponty e o problema da racionalidade

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    Luiz Damon Santos Moutinho

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo investiga a crítica merleau-pontiana ao idealismo moderno a partir do modelo reflexivo adotado por este último. Procura mostrar a necessidade em que o filósofo se vê de superar a separação entre o domínio da "sensibilidade" e do "entendimento", como condição para redefinir o problema da racionalidade. Procura mostrar ainda que a "reflexão radical" proposta por Merleau-Ponty, em oposição à reflexão idealista, leva-o a retomar as tarefas que outrora cabiam à metafísica clássica.This paper investigates Merleau-Ponty's criticism of modern idealism, which stems from the reflective model adopted by the latter. It aims at showing the need the philosopher has of going beyond the separation between the realm of "sensitivity" and the one of "understanding", as a condition to redefine the problem of rationality. It aims also at showing that the "radical reflection" proposed by Merleau-Ponty, as opposed to idealistic reflection, leads him to resume the tasks that used to be dealt with by classical metaphysics.

  13. De la restauration à l’exposition : à la recherche de sens et de cohérence.

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    Roland May

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available Cet article s'intéresse à la distance existant entre une opération de restauration et sa présentation au grand public. Il s'appuie sur une étude de cas, la restauration d’une toile de Michel Serre, peintre actif en Provence aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. Dans le temps imparti pour cette restauration se sont enchaînées études et interventions, mettant en œuvre de nombreux acteurs – restaurateurs, conservateurs, historiens d’art, photographes et scientifiques du patrimoine – dont les échanges étaient orientés vers la réalisation de l’intervention. Passer de ce "faire" au "faire connaître" de l’exposition nécessite des étapes de reconstruction / agrégation analytiques, qui ne sont pas sans rappeler les enquêtes policières : les indices au départ disjoints convergent pour construire des liens nouvellement mis en perspective dans l’exposition.This article focuses on the gap existing between the restoration of a painting and its presentation to the general public. The case study is a painting by Michel Serre, an artist working in Provence in the 17th-18th centuries. During the alloted time for restoration, studies and interventions of numerous actors –conservators, curators, art historians, photographers and conservation scientists – have been focusing on the achievement of the restoration. Translating this "doing" into a "making of" for the exhibition implies reconstruction / analytical aggregation steps, which echo mystery investigation : clues, at the beginning appart, converge towards building links and new standpoints presented in the exhibition.

  14. Perancangan Sistem Pengairan Tanaman Otomatis Menggunakan Grove Moisture Sensor Sen0100 Berbasis Arduino Leonardo dan Monitoring Melalui Wifi

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    Siregar, Risci Michael

    2016-01-01

    132408024 Internet of thing becomes a field of research since the development of Internet technology and other communications media, growing human needs of the technology, the more research that will be present, internet of things one result of researchers to optimize some of the tools such as media sensor, radio frequency identification (RFID), wireless sensor networks and other smart object that allows humans to easily interact with all the equipment that is connected to the Internet net...

  15. Lipa, B. et al. Tsunami Arrival Detection with High Frequency (HF Radar. Remote Sens. 2012, 4, 1448-1461

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    Donald Barrick

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available We neglected to state that the radar data from Tokushima and Anan is owned by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Shikoku Regional Development Bureau, Komatsushima port and airport office, Japan. Lipa et al. [1] describe results on tsunami detection using data measured by two radars located at Tokushima and Anan on the Kii channel. This data is owned by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Shikoku Regional Development Bureau, Komatsushima port and airport office, Japan. Locations of the radars are shown in Figure 4(a,c [1]. Results of the data analysis are given in Section 3.1.2, plotted in Figure 6 and listed in Table 1 [1].

  16. Aegis: Um Modelo de Proteção à Dados Sensíveis em Ambientes Client-side

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    Silva, Carlo Marcelo Revoredo da

    2014-01-01

    Os Navegadores Web, do inglês, Web Browsers, são ferramentas de extrema importância no que diz respeito ao consumo de informações na internet, consequentemente são os softwares dos quais os usuários utilizam a maior parte do tempo, sejam domésticos ou corporativos. Com o passar dos anos, a forma do que estava sendo publicado na web foi evoluindo, o que antes era estático e apenas leitura, agora se apresenta como um cenário onde os internautas e serviços interagem, compartilhand...

  17. Complex of fiber and effects of mix spinning; Sen'i no fukugoka to konbo no koka

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    Matsui, N. [Asahi Chemical Industry Corp., Tokyo (Japan)

    2000-03-01

    In recently, comfortable life can be spent by performing complex of fibers. As complex of single fibers being materials of yarn, conjugate fiber is listed. Conjugate fiber is a fiber spun over 2 kind of polymer having different characteristics from one nozzle. There are sheath core type fibers as complex functional fibers. Static electricity prevention fibers can be prepared by putting conductive materials, for example, carbon black into core parts. After putting components being able to dissolve by specific solvents into core, hollow fibers can be prepared by dissolving core parts in near process to products. By reason of clothing contacting to skin directly in board aria and long time, fashionable characters of design and so on or comfortability of wearing are needed in many cases. In this reason, many kinds of fibers for clothing prepared complex yarn by being complex and by making the best use of good characteristics of each fibers, and developed a way to new function or new use. (NEDO)

  18. Household MIPS. Natural resource consumption of Finnish households and its reduction; KotiMIPS. Kotitalouksien luonnonvarojen kulutus ja sen pienentaeminen

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    Kotakorpi, E.; Laehteenoja, S.; Lettenmeier, M.

    2008-10-15

    In the study the natural resource consumption of 27 Finnish households was calculated using the MIPS method (Material Input per Service unit). The households monitored their consumption over a 6-week period in seven sub-sectors - housing, mobility, tourism, foodstuffs, household goods and appliances, leisure time activities, and packaging and household wastes. In the consumption monitoring only the households' direct consumption was taken into account and not consumption due to, e.g. public services. MIPS figures were calculated for five natural resource categories: abiotic natural resources, biotic natural resources, water, air and erosion. Service performance was expressed as kilograms per person per year. The calculation of natural resource consumption was based, to a large extent, on previously carried out sub-studies under the main FIN-MIPS study on households. The sub-studies focused on foodstuffs, leisure time activities, tourism, household goods and appliances, and construction. All the people participating in the study were interested in environmental matters to a greater extent than the average Finn. Nevertheless, the difference between the household consuming the most natural resources, and the one consuming the least, was approximately 10-fold. Especially in mobility and tourism there were appreciable differences between the households. The most material-intensive sub-sectors of consumption with reference to the households studied are housing, mobility and tourism. The TMR (total material requirement, i.e. abiotic and biotic natural resources and erosion combined) is approximately 10,000 kg/person per year. In the case of foodstuffs the average TMR per person per year is around 4,000 kg, in relation to household goods, for appliances about 2,000 kg, and for packaging and household waste management approximately 200 kg. The precise definition of each sub-sector in the study has an influence on the results. The ranking of the different sub-sectors of consumption is the same in terms of air consumption, which is correlated with CO2 emissions, but housing consumes around twice as much air as tourism and mobility. Home heating accounts for the highest proportion of air consumption by housing. After the consumption monitoring the households participated in focus group interviews in which the opportunities available for reducing natural resource consumption were debated. The conclusion to the report is based on the consumption monitoring results and focus group interviews. In it the authors enquire what subsectors of consumption might offer consumers potential for reducing their natural resource consumption and what the barriers are to modifying consumption practices. It is the opinion of the households that in relation to housing the easiest way to reduce natural resource consumption is to change over to eco-electricity and in the case of foodstuffs to cut down on the amount of meat and cheese consumed. Incentives and guidelines are necessary for increasing consumers' willingness and opportunities to change their habits in their daily mobility and particularly in tourism. In addition to changes in consumer choices and practices, and for the support of such changes, novel technical solutions, e.g. low-energy dwellings, are required for conserving natural resources. The business sector and the authorities have a significant role to play in increasing the demand for solutions of this kind and in offering them to the public. (orig.)

  19. Perhetukikeskus Auerkulma : työntekijöiden näkemyksiä tiedon johtamisesta ja sen jakamisesta

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    Alho-Mikkonen, Heli

    2014-01-01

    Opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli kuvata Perhetukikeskus Auerkulman työntekijöiden näkemyksiä tiedon johtamisesta, jakamisesta ja jakamiseen vaikuttavista tekijöistä. Samalla tarkoituksena oli kuvata myös, miten tiedon jakamiseen tulisi varautua tulevaisuudessa ja miten tiedon jakamista voitaisiin tukea johtamisella. Tavoitteena oli saada tietoa työntekijöiden koulutustarpeista, jotta tulevaisuudessa tiedon johtamista ja jakamista olisi mahdollista kehittää. Tavoitteena oli myös työn rakenteide...

  20. Mediar a presença nas artes visuais, ou, sobre o gesto e o sensível

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    Silva, João Paulo Andrade da

    2018-01-01

    Este trabalho investiga em que medida o conceito de presença em Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht pode subsidiar o campo da mediação em artes visuais. O estudo parte do pressuposto que a obra de arte enquanto forma poética abre espaço para uma relação com a substância do mundo. Ao mesmo tempo, instaura uma situação de tensão com a dimensão de sentido proposta pela hermenêutica. Trata-se de um contraponto à situação delineada por Jonathan Crary e Walter Benjamin sobre dois traços da modernidade: o surgime...

  1. From Hume's Law To Policy Analysis For Human Development - Sen after Dewey, Myrdal, Streeten, Stretton and Haq

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    D.R. Gasper (Des)

    2008-01-01

    markdownabstractAbstract: Much of Amartya Sen’s work has been directly policy-related, but his methodology of policy analysis has not been explained in detail. Action-related social science involves value-imbued procedures that guide the numerous unavoidable choices. This theme was explored

  2. PROVERBIALITÉ ET TRADUCTION: LA DICHOTOMIE FORME-SENS / PROVERBIALIDADE E TRADUÇÃO: A DICOTOMIA FORMA-SENTIDO

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    Christine Michaux

    2018-02-01

    Full Text Available RESUMÉ Dans cet article, nous proposons une analyse du proverbe en tant qu’énoncé formellement fixe, et sémantiquement dépendant du texte dans lequel il est cité. Ces reflexiones sont issues de notre pratique de la traduction des proverbes. RESUMO Este artigo se propõe a analisar o provérbio como um enunciado formalmente fixo, mas semanticamente dependente do texto em que estiver inserido, evidências que se originaram de reflexões no exercício da tradução proverbial.

  3. ENGLANTI JULISTAA SODAN - Suomalaisen sanomalehdistön asennoituminen Englantiin ennen sodanjulistusta ja sen jälkimainingeissa vuonna 1941

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    RUOKONEN, TOMMI

    2010-01-01

    Englannin ja Suomen keskinäiset suhteet olivat hyvällä tolalla 1930-luvulla ja maiden välinen kauppa oli merkittävää. Tämä kehitys jatkui talvisodassa, kun Englanti puolusti vahvasti sanoin ja teoin pientä pohjoista demokratiaa Neuvostoliiton hyökkäyksen alla. Vain reilua vuotta myöhemmin jatkosodan alettua kesäkuussa 1941 Suomen ja Englannin suhteet joutuivat koetukselle ja lopulta maat olivat sodassa keskenään. Pro gradu -tutkimuksessani tarkastelen Englannin sodanjulistukseen johtanutt...

  4. Comprometimento sensório-motor dos membros inferiores em diabéticos do tipo 2

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    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: A alta incidência do Diabetes mellitus (DM na população torna essa patologia alvo de muitas pesquisas. Uma das complicações do DM é a neuropatia periférica crônica caracterizada por atrofia e degeneração axonal e/ou alteração da célula de Schwann. A fisioterapia atua na estimulação da regeneração da fibra nervosa, o que reduz o risco de desenvolvimento do pé diabético. OBJETIVO: Identificar o comprometimento da sensibilidade nos membros inferiores (MMII de diabéticos e verificar fatores que contribuíram para o desenvolvimento do pé diabético, como glicemia, hemoglobina glicada (HbA1c, tempo de diagnóstico, pressão arterial e antropometria. MATERIAIS E MÉTODOS: Os diabéticos foram avaliados na Associação dos Diabéticos de Bauru, participaram de entrevista e foram submetidos a antropometria, triagem pressórica e teste neurossensorial no Sistema Pontuação Clínica Toronto (SPCT. RESULTADOS: Os 68 pacientes (61,76% mulheres e 38,23% homens tinham 62,93 ± 9,64 anos, apresentaram pressão sistólica de 132,54 ± 17,95 mmHg e diastólica 80,39 ± 11,35 mmHg, índice de massa corpórea 30,34 ± 5,80 kg/m², glicemia 149,20 ± 60,37mg/dL, HbA1c 7,72 ± 1,4%; tempo de diagnóstico de um a 34 anos. Dentre eles, 80,88% apresentavam sobrepeso; 72,06%, hipertensão arterial; 42,64%, dislipidemia; 14,7%, problemas renais; e 17,64%, vasculares. Pelo SPCT, 97,05% apresentavam neuropatia, 95,59% com simetria. Na avaliação, 57,35% apresentavam alteração sensitiva protetora; 60,29%, sensibilidade térmica; 26,47%, tátil; 17,64%, vibratória; 7,35%, dolorosa; e 1,47%, alteração cinestésica. Nos pés, 72,05% apresentavam pele ressecada; 64,70%, fissuras; 54,41%, calosidade; e 44,11%, micose; 50% referiram dor; 39,7%, dormência; 41,17%, parestesia; 27,94%, ataxia. Reflexos estavam ausentes ou diminuídos em 14,71% dos indivíduos; desses, 38,23% no Aquileu. Observou-se correlação positiva entre o SPCT com a glicemia e a circunferência abdominal e a hemoglobina glicada com a glicemia. CONCLUSÃO: Houve grande incidência de neuropatia simétrica; alteração de sensibilidade com presença de sinais clínicos, sintomas, arreflexia e hiporeflexia; e incidência de obesidade e hipertensão associadas. Faz-se necessário o acompanhamento da fisioterapia na avaliação da sensibilidade para prevenir, reduzir sintomas e melhorar a circulação sanguínea em MMII.

  5. Terminologia työvälineenä – aikamuotojärjestelmästä ja sen opetuskäytänteiden ergonomiasta S2-opetuksessa

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    Maria Kok

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Artikkeli käsittelee kahta ongelmalliseksi osoittautunutta verbien tempusnimitystä, perfektiä ja imperfektiä. Tarkastelen kirjoituksessani nimitysten välittämää informaatiota, jota vertaan S2-oppikirjoissa aikamuotojen käytöstä annettuun tietoon. Kriittisen katsauksen tavoitteena on osoittaa harhaanjohtavien termien haitta ja hyvän metakielen tarve sekä myös pohtia keinoja virheellisten nimitysten korjaamiseksi. Teoreettisena viitekehyksenä on työolosuhteita, työvälineitä ja työtapoja tutkiva ergonomia. Koska kielen opetus ja opiskelu ovat työtä ja metakieli on työväline, jolla opettaja ja opiskelijat yhdessä työskentelevät, on käytettävän termistön ammatillinen ja käytännönläheinen arviointi tarpeen. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5128/LV22.04

  6. Corpografias em dança : da experiência do corpo sensível entre a informação e a gestualidade

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    Andrade, Graziela

    2013-01-01

    Bodygraphies in Dancing is a complex and “undisciplined” investigation. It has been developed in between the fields of Information Sciences and Language Sciences, and it hasbeen deeply rooted to the Dance Field and is essencially fundamented by philosophical grounds, conjugating therefore distinct disciplinary boundaries. Such theoretical weave isdeveloped in order to make visible the presumptions that move our issues, which are: the hypothesis that the body experiments information quite much...

  7. Keelan, käsen, poon ja lasen või osutan abi? [1.-2. osa] / Kärt Muller

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    Muller, Kärt

    2007-01-01

    Kaalutlusõiguse sisust ja põhimõtetest hoolekande teostamisel väljamõeldud kaasuste näitel, põhjendamiskohustuse sisust ja vajalikkusest. Võrdsest kohtlemisest kaalutlusõiguses, kaalutlusvigade kataloogist ja kaalutlusõiguse teostamisest praktikas Riigikohtu lahendite näite

  8. Bajor utcanevek egy magyarországi német településen. [Bavarian street names in a German settlement in Hungary

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    Müller, Márta

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper examines names for squares, streets (many of which led to neighbouring settlements and alleys in the historical centre of the Hungarian town called Pilisvörösvár (Pest County, given, in the local Bavarian dialect, by Swabian and Bavarian settlers, who populated the place until the middle of the 18th century. The author briefly describes the local German minority, the main features of the Bavarian dialect, as well as the onomastic corpus with respect to the phonetic, morphological, lexical and functional-semantic characteristics of the names. Linguistic analysis is completed with the discussion of how the observed names of Bavarian origin were formed, focusing especially on the historical and socio-cultural factors that played a crucial role in name formation. The Bavarian names for public places were transmitted orally in the local community until the turn of the millennium. Revitalization of the names started in 2009, as a result of which the Bavarian street names on blue and white local history plaques have been placed under the official Hungarian street signs. The last section of the paper presents the steps of this revitalization process.

  9. Present structure of the Finnish environmental cluster and improvement of its functioning particularly from the business perspective; SYKLI - Suomen ympaeristoeklusterin nykyrakenne ja sen toimivuuden parantaminen erityisesti liiketoimintaosan naekoekulmasta

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    Silvennoinen, A.; Apilo, S.; Vaara, M.

    2002-07-01

    There is an emerging environmental cluster in Finland, but its definition has proved problematic and given rise to lively discussion. It is characteristic of this environmental cluster that it overlaps with other cluster structures. The objective of the SYKLI project was to map out the existing environmental clusters and networks. This identification process was carried out in terns of both the overall activity of the Finnish environmental cluster and the regional parts. In practice, the study was conducted on regional level as business-based corporate interviews. The term cluster here refers, in application of M. Porter, to an operationally well-organised branch, which has been formed inside a nation and which succeeds in international competition. The study was based on a review Finland's Natural Resources and the Environment published by Statistics Finland. According to this review, the total turnover of the core regions in the environmental sector in 1998 was estimated at c. FIM 20.7 billion and the employment effect at 24 000 person/years. It was discovered about the environmental business in Finland that it is an entity related to neighbouring regions and assisted areas, which is divided into several branches. The products of enterprises are usually based on know-how and technology. The enterprise size is rather small on average and the enterprises are young. On the regional scale, environmental business is dispersed, although the public actors have mainly concentrated in Helsinki. The low standard of marketing know-how is felt to be a national deficiency, and there is a distinct need for knowledge and know-how regarding internationalisation at all levels. Weak cluster structures and operational networks developing especially with sub-contractors can be discerned in the activities of enterprises. Networking takes place between the environmental sector and the neighbouring regions and assisted areas, and not so much inside the environmental sector itself. Regionally, the rate of networking follows the local corporate culture. In Finland, a potential environmental cluster is emerging. The strengths of this cluster are technological know-how, information technology and innovative SMEs. The cluster seems to be ragged in places and even in arrears. The potential of the cluster is far from being exhausted, so that an environmental cluster is still a very concrete objective. Branding and improvement of the conditions of commercialisation became stressed among the needs of the corporate sector. It is hoped that the authorities will examine the possibilities of establishing regional 'cluster offices' or nodes where an experienced industrial professional would be a full-time constructor of a network and cluster projects. (orig.)

  10. Experiments on transition process of laminar separation bubble on airfoils. Yokukeijo ni shozuru soryu hakuri ho naibu no sen prime i katei ni tsuiteno jikken

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    Rinoie, K [National Aerospace Lab., Tokyo (Japan); Sato, J [The Univ. of Tokyo., Tokyo (Japan). Faculty of Engineering

    1990-07-05

    Experiments have been done to investigate the transition process of the laminar separation bubble on airfoils. Measurements of the power spectrum density distribution of the streamwise velocity fluctuation was made. Three airfoils which have different steplike pressure distributions were used for measurements. A discrete spectrum and its sub and higher harmonics were observed. The frequeny of the discrete spectrum was in good agreement with that predicted by the linear stability theory of the separated free shear layer. From results, it is concluded that the velocity disturbance observed initially in the amnner separation bubble for the three airfoils shows similar characteristic to that in the separeted free shear layer. For the airfoil whose design pressure recovery is minimum among three airfoils, however, another kind of the discrete spectrum was also observed. This is interpreted to be caused by the interference with the external cyclic disturbance. 11 refs., 11 figs.

  11. - From point, line to plane - . New energy vision at Osafune Town area; 2001 nendo Osafune cho chiiki shin energy vision (Ten sen soshite men he)

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    2002-02-01

    With an objective of accelerating introduction of and uplifting consciousness on new energies at Osafune Town in Okayama Prefecture, investigations and discussions were given on the energy consumption structure, status of new energies available, and the new energy introduction projects for the town, thus a new energy vision was established. The estimated amount of energy consumed in Osafune Town is 1,443,467 GJ/year. By departments, the industrial department accounts for 41%, the transportation department for 40%, the civil household department for 13% and the civil business department for 6%. Energy types are accounted for by petroleum at 81%, and electric power at 19%. The important new energy introduction projects discussed as the first step include 'Cooperative projects by residents and the administration', and 'Wide area introduction of new energies' into public facilities, as the second step, 'New energy networking' targeted at mutual coordination, 'Information network' for new energies and energy saving, and as the third step, 'Acceleration of proliferation at general levels' beginning with housing, and 'Creation of green energy experiencing park' at the Osafune Beautiful Forest. (NEDO)

  12. Reinforcing method for reinforced concrete structures by using carbon fibers; Tanso sen`i ni yoru tekkin concrete kozobutsu no hokyo koho

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    Tanaka, T.; Taniki, K. [Mitsubishi Kasei Corp., Tokyo (Japan); Kojima, N.; Kimura, K.; Katsumata, H. [Obayashi Corp., Osaka (Japan)

    1994-08-15

    This paper describes the development of a reinforcing method for reinforced concrete (hereinafter RC) structures by using carbon fibers (hereinafter CF). This developed method attaches a light-weight CFUD prepreg material for reinforcement by laterally winding CF strand impregnated with epoxy resin, which is hardened under normal temperature. This method is economical because no skills and special tools are required. An RC pillar with circular cross section and a hollow RC test body assuming a chimney were used as models. The paper details the experiment. This method has been used in several ten existing RC stacks with effective reinforcing result. Resistance strengths of CF strands and UD prepregs were verified in an accelerated exposure test performed according to JIS A 1415, standard for plastic building materials. The effects of the anti-seismic reinforcement have resulted in improvement in shear resistance force in RC pillars by means of CF winding method, improvement in bending stress in RC structures as a result of CF attaching method, and effectiveness in repair of existing RC stacks. Sufficient exposure resistance has also been proved. A bending test by means of two-point concentrated loading has been performed as a weighted test. 4 figs.

  13. El Síndrome de Munchausen por Poderes en el cine. De El sexto sentido/ The Sixth Sens (1999 a A Child’s Cry for Help (1994

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    María Lucila Merino Marcos

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    Full Text Available Una forma de abuso infantil que ha sido incluido en el guión de varias películas es el síndrome de Munchausen por poderes. El argumento de A Child’s Cry for Help (1994 es simplemente un caso clínico de este síndrome. En Llamada perdida/ Chakushin ari (One Missed Call (2003 subyace a lo largo de toda la trama y en El sexto sentido/ The Sixth Sense (1999 forma parte de una subtrama.

  14. CyberKnife : kirjallisuuskatsaus sädehoitolaitteesta ja sen käyttökohteista syövän ja muiden sairauksien hoidossa

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    Sormunen, Santtu; Laaksoranta, Eero-Pekka

    2013-01-01

    Uusia syöpien hoitolaitteita ja -menetelmiä kehitetään koko ajan. Suomeen saatiin vuonna 2012 Pohjoismaiden ensimmäinen CyberKnife-hoitolaite. Tästä laitteesta ei ole vielä tehty kattavaa suomenkielistä kirjallisuuskatsausta. Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli selvittää, millainen hoitolaite CyberKnife on ja millaisia sairauksia sillä voidaan hoitaa. Tavoitteenamme oli tuoda esille monipuolista tietoa CK-hoitolaitteesta terveydenhuoltoalan ammattilaisille ja opiskelijoille. Työ tehtiin sov...

  15. Análise dos fatores de virulência e proteoma de Candida tropicalis sensível e resistente ao fluconazol

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    Renata Lumi Kanoshiki

    2010-01-01

    Espécies de Candida são agentes oportunistas mais frequentes em infecções fúngicas. Embora Candida albicans seja a principal e a mais estudada espécie do gênero Candida, espécies não-albicans vêm emergindo como importantes agentes de candidíases. Entre as espécies não-albicans relata-se C. tropicalis como importante agente etiológico de candidemia em pacientes com câncer, principalmente aqueles com leucemia. Em países da América Latina, esta espécie é bastante frequente, mesmo entre pacientes...

  16. Kuidas ületada etnotsentrismi : lähenemisviisid ajaloolisele tunnustamiskultuurile 21. sajandil / Jörn Rüsen ; tlk. Triinu Pakk-Allmann

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    Rüsen, Jörn

    2007-01-01

    Etnotsentrismi ohtlikkusest kaasaegses ajaloomõistmises. Asümmeetrilised väärtushinnangud, teleoloogiline järjepidevus ja tsentraliseeritud vaatenurk ajalookäsitluse elementidena. Nende ületamise ja omaksvõtu võimalustest, mis viiksid uut laadi üldajaloo käsitluseni. Ajaloouurimise teoreetilistest ja metodoloogilistest vahenditest

  17. Mudança climática e desenvolvimento humano: uma análise baseada na Abordagem das Capacitações de Amartya Sen

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    Esmeralda Correa-Macana

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The objective of this article is to explore the impacts of climate change on human development from Sen’s Capability perspective. Its main contribution lies in the analytical structure that it offers articulating well-being dimensions such as health, education, security, livelihoods, cultural values and social relation with natural resources, i.e., water, soil and biodiversity and ecosystem services. The analysis shows how climate change may increase human deprivation all over the world, with disproportionate effects on poor and developing countries.

  18. Fait et sens. Le rôle du langage dans l'expérience d'un monde commun

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    Wednesday 20 June 2018 - 6.30 p.m. Discover the theme of the conference   Evénement organisé à l'initiative du Groupement des Français du CERN (GFC), en collaboration avec la section Education, Communication et Dissémination du département Relations Internationales | Conference organised by the French Group at CERN (GFC), in collaboration with the Education, Communication and Outreach Group  

  19. Jogo, educação e cultura: senões e questões Play, education and culture: saves and questions

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    Marineide de Oliveira Gomes

    2000-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo objetiva situar a utilização do jogo na educação infantil, inserido no contexto da produção cultural dirigida à criança pequena. Para isso, recupera as funções atribuídas ao jogo em nossa história, analisa a produção de alguns brinquedos infantis usados pelas crianças brasileiras nas últimas décadas, a relação de crianças e professores com os mesmos e a imagem de criança a eles subjacente. Aponta, como alternativa cultural e educacional, o resgate dos jogos tradicionais infantis como forma de construção e/ou reconstrução de identidades individuais e coletivas, necessárias à formação de cidadãos criativos e críticos.This article aims at situating the use of plays in child education, inserted in the context of cultural production addressed to small children. For that, it regains the functions previously attributed to the play in our history, analyses the production of some toys used by Brazilian children in the last decades, the children and teachers’ relation with them and the image children have of the referred toys. The article also points as cultural and educational alternatives, the recovery of the traditional children plays as a form of construction and/or reconstruction of individual and collective identities, essential to the formation of creative and critic citizens.

  20. Le coupé décalé en Côte d'Ivoire : Sens et enjeux d'un succès musical

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    8 mars 2007 ... déterminant, c'est une nouvelle fois son lien spécifique avec l'imaginaire politique des jeunes urbains. ... Au rythme de la musique, la main droite mime le geste de couper et les jambes se lance .... 113 Je fais références aux luttes fratricides qui ont émergé en Côte d'Ivoire entre les différents prétendants au.

  1. Le coupé décalé en Côte d'Ivoire : Sens et enjeux d'un succès musical

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    This article is an explanatory contribution of the current success of the cut offset a new Ivorian musical genre occurred in the corridors of the Ivorian crisis. His current success is not unrelated to the phenomenon of globalization, but the factor that seems decisive is once again its specific link with the political imagination of ...

  2. Les aboutissements de la circulation à sens unique dans le discours médical [The Outcomes of one-way circulation in medical discourse

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    Mª Dolores Vivero García

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Ce travail concerne le discours médical sur la dépression. L'analyse de la mise en scène de la circulation des connaissancesdans notre corpus montre que ce discours se fonde sur une doxa scientifique construite comme le lieu d'une circulation. Il prend également appui sur une représentation de la maladie supposéepartagée par les destinataires (les médecins généralistes, si bien que l'énonciation se rattache implicitement à un discours doxique relatif à un certain modèle de la dépression.We analyse medical discourse about depressive disorder. Analyse of representation of knowledge circulation shows that this discourse is based on Doxa as a one-way circulation. It is based in the social representation of depressive disorder supposedly shared by interlocutors, that is to say the general practitioners. The enunciation appears as implicitly connected to discourse of one model of depressive disorder.

  3. Stimuli de l'environnement, organes des sens et comportement des Monogènes juvéniles et adultes

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    KEARN G. C.

    1993-01-01

    Full Text Available Lorsque les larves de Monogènes (oncomiracidiums établissent leur premier contact avec l'hôte, cela correspond à un changement fondamental dans leur mode de vie. La disparition de quelques structures sensorielles et l'acquisition de nouvelles en témoignent ; mais il existe certainement d'autres types de changements encore inconnus au niveau du système nerveux. Le développement larvaire lui-même, à ce moment là, est initié par des facteurs eux aussi inconnus. Nos connaissances du rôle des facteurs de l'environnement sur la vie des stades parasites juvéniles et adultes sont très limitées. Chez Entobdella soleae, parasite cutané de la Sole, il existe une réponse comportementale au changement de concentration d'oxygène ; chez l'adulte d'Encotyllabe caballeroi, chez qui des yeux se développent chez les post-larves, une réponse nette à la lumière existe. Les yeux persistants que l'on trouve chez d'autres Monogènes adultes, doivent avoir un rôle plus subtil dans le comportement. Le courant d'eau peut influencer le choix du site de fixation ou le développement dissymétrique du hapteur chez les Polyopisthocotylea, mais chez Entobdella soleae, parasite cutané, c'est le premier contact, et non une réponse au courant d'eau qui est déterminant dans l'orientation, la locomotion et éventuellement la migration. Ce contact est aussi certainement important dans la locomotion de certains parasites branchiaux comme Tetraonchus monenteron. L'attraction par des phéromones n'a pas été démontrée chez les Monogènes et l'environnement turbulent de la plupart d'entre eux rend ce mode de communication peu adapté. Cependant, les relations particulières entre E. soleae et son hôte poisson plat procurent une situation où ce phénomène serait possible et avantageux. Bien que les hormones des hôtes apparaissent jouer un rôle dans la biologie de la reproduction des hématophages comme les Polystomes, la démonstration expérimentale manque encore.

  4. Correction: Yu, Q., et al. Narrowband Bio-Indicator Monitoring of Temperate Forest Carbon Fluxes in Northeastern China. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 8986-9013

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  5. Crack-arrest behavior in SEN wide plates of low-upper-shelf base metal tested under nonisothermal conditions: WP-2 series

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    Naus, D.J.; Keeney-Walker, J.; Bass, B.R.; Robinson, G.C. Jr.; Iskander, S.K.; Alexander, D.J.; Fields, R.J.; deWit, R.; Low, S.R.; Schwartz, C.W.

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    The Heavy-Section Steel Technology (HSST) Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory under the sponsorship of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting analytical and experimental studies aimed at understanding the circumstances that would initiate the growth of an existing crack in a reactor pressure vessel (RPV) and the conditions leading to arrest of a propagating crack. Objectives of these studies are to determine (1) if the material will exhibit crack-arrest behavior when the driving force on a crack exceeds the ASME limit, (2) the relationship between K Ia and temperature, and (3) the interaction of fracture modes (arrest, stable crack growth, unstable crack growth, and tensile instability) when arrest occurs at high temperatures. In meeting these objectives, crack-arrest data are being developed over an expanded temperature range through tests involving large thermally shocked cylinders, pressurized thermally shocked vessels, and wide-plate specimens. The wide-plate specimens provide the opportunity for a significant number of data points to be obtained at relatively affordable costs. These tests are designed to provide fracture-toughness measurements approaching or above the onset of the Charpy upper-shelf regime in a rising toughness region and with an increasing driving force. This document discusses test methodology and results. 23 refs., 92 figs., 25 tabs

  6. After Chernobylsk, does an entitlement to environment mean?; Apres Tchernobyl, un droit a l'environnement a-t-il un sens?

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    Lemarchand, F. [UFR des Sciences Sociales de Caen, 14 (France)

    2008-07-15

    This article articulates in four points or perspectives: The first point is the question of the right of the peoples to have a livable world; The second point concerns the individual and collective responsibility in the consequences of our choices and our acts; The third point discusses the fact that the assurance does not cover any more an uncertain risk (cancers are predictable) but one time (when will appear these cancers). More, the radioinduced diseases are not repairable. The nuclear as the bio technologies are not insurable; The fourth point concerns the penal liability of the acts of the post accidental management, the nuclear lobby continues to preach the theory according to the fact that the Chernobylsk accident would not have almost any impact on health and on environment, considering that the closure of the nuclear power plant in 2000 has closed equally the file. Without epidemiological studies, made by national or international organizations, it stays difficult to devote the over mortality to Chernobylsk. (N.C.)

  7. Usage pédagogique et perception de la multimodalité pour l'accès au sens en langue étrangère

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    Tellier, Marion

    2009-01-01

    En classe de langue, particulièrement avec de jeunes apprenants, l'usage de différents supports issus de diverses modalités (auditive, visuelle, kinesthésique) est fréquent. Cet article a pour objectif de montrer comment ces différents supports sont utilisés par l'enseignant et comment ils sont perçus et interprétés par les enfants. Nous procéderons tout d'abord à l'analyse d'une séquence de classe naturelle, puis, dans une perspective plus expérimentale, nous travaillerons individuellement a...

  8. Le sens de l’écart : la narration déconstruite dans les vidéos de Willie Doherty

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    Valérie Morisson

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Dans les œuvres vidéographiques de l’artiste nord-irlandais Willie Doherty, les éléments narratifs entretiennent une relation complexe avec les images filmiques. Témoin de la guerre civile, récepteur méfiant des images du conflit, Doherty n’a de cesse de rappeler que la mémoire individuelle du traumatisme est erratique et le statut de victime problématique. La déconstruction du récit, l’instabilité de la focalisation, ainsi que l’écart, voire l’incompatibilité, entre l’image et le texte qui l’accompagne aboutissent à une réflexion sur les dissensions historiques. La voix off devient alors un facteur d’incertitude.In his video works, all tightly focused on the Northern-Irish conflict, Willie Doherty probes the perpetrator-victim dyad and denounces the truncated visual representation of the conflict by deconstructing the relation between image and sound. The texts uttered by the voice-over raise political issues relevant to post-conflict Ireland, whether it be victimhood, national trauma or the construction of collective memory. Multiple open-ended interwoven narratives accompany images without closing their interpretation.

  9. Pobreza en el barrio Moravia sector El Morro : una lectura de los aspectos socioeconómicos desde el enfoque de las capacidades humanas de Amartya Sen

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    Higuita Jaramillo, Ana Lucia; Navarro Peláez, Ana María

    2006-01-01

    La pobreza es una realidad social que ha sido objeto de estudio por parte de las Teorías Económicas. Este problema se ha analizado desde los diferentes enfoques y formas de medición que permiten el abordaje desde aspectos cuantitativos- línea de pobreza-, mientras que otros se centran en la persona y sus variables cualitativas- Necesidades Básicas, Insatisfechas, Capacidades-.

  10. Le coupé décalé en Côte d'Ivoire : Sens et enjeux d'un succès musical

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    8 mars 2007 ... les individus achètent et consomment des biens économiques pour conquérir le statut .... d'ivoiriens, « le capital d'espoir projeté et déposé entre les mains de .... A défaut d'avoir un humain pour parvenir à ce but, il encourageait , .... Mais puisque la ville d'Abidjan est le fruit d'une croissance plutôt que ...

  11. "Nowhere That Fits": The Dilemmas of School Choice for Parents of Children with Statements of Special Educational Needs (SEN) in England

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    Bajwa-Patel, Meanu; Devecchi, Cristina

    2014-01-01

    Giving parents a choice with regard to their children's education has been central to the political discourse of school reform at least since the 1988 Education Reform Act (ERA). With regard to children with a Statement of special educational needs (SSEN), a plethora of policies and laws have given parents the right not only to choose a school,…

  12. Panská sněmovna jako možné východisko pro debatu o budoucnosti Senátu?

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    Roč. 156, č. 12 (2017), s. 1124-1152 ISSN 0231-6625 Institutional support: RVO:68378122 Keywords : bicameralism * The 1867 December Constitution * Herrenhaus Subject RIV: AG - Legal Sciences OBOR OECD: Law

  13. Salix transect of Europe: variation in ploidy and genome size in willow-associated common nettle, Urtica dioica L. sens. lat., from Greece to arctic Norway

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    Quentin Cronk; Oriane Hidalgo; Jaume Pellicer; Diana Percy; Ilia Leitch

    2016-01-01

    Abstract Background The common stinging nettle, Urtica dioica L. sensu lato, is an invertebrate "superhost", its clonal patches maintaining large populations of insects and molluscs. It is extremely widespread in Europe and highly variable, and two ploidy levels (diploid and tetraploid) are known. However, geographical patterns in cytotype variation require further study. New information We assembled a collection of nettles in conjunction with a transect of Europe from the Aegean to Arctic No...

  14. Salix transect of Europe: variation in ploidy and genome size in willow-associated common nettle, Urtica dioica L. sens. lat., from Greece to arctic Norway.

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    Cronk, Quentin; Hidalgo, Oriane; Pellicer, Jaume; Percy, Diana; Leitch, Ilia J

    2016-01-01

    The common stinging nettle, Urtica dioica L. sensu lato, is an invertebrate "superhost", its clonal patches maintaining large populations of insects and molluscs. It is extremely widespread in Europe and highly variable, and two ploidy levels (diploid and tetraploid) are known. However, geographical patterns in cytotype variation require further study. We assembled a collection of nettles in conjunction with a transect of Europe from the Aegean to Arctic Norway (primarily conducted to examine the diversity of Salix and Salix -associated insects). Using flow cytometry to measure genome size, our sample of 29 plants reveals 5 diploids and 24 tetraploids. Two diploids were found in SE Europe (Bulgaria and Romania) and three diploids in S. Finland. More detailed cytotype surveys in these regions are suggested. The tetraploid genome size (2C value) varied between accessions from 2.36 to 2.59 pg. The diploids varied from 1.31 to 1.35 pg per 2C nucleus, equivalent to a haploid genome size of c. 650 Mbp. Within the tetraploids, we find that the most northerly samples (from N. Finland and arctic Norway) have a generally higher genome size. This is possibly indicative of a distinct population in this region.

  15. Adição de ferro aos alimentos como método corretivo de anemias ferro-sensíveis

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    R. Pimenta de Mello

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    Full Text Available Em operarios pertencentes à Emprêsa Nacional de Contruções Civis e Hidraulicas, os autores administram sais de ferro misturados á alimentos. A um primeiro grupo (88 homens fornecem sulfato na dose de 0.5g diária por homem, de mistura com farinha de mandióca durante 30 dias. A um segundo grupo (35 homens, depois de um período semelhante, administraram citrato ferrico amoniacal pardo, no dóse de 0.7g por homem, diariamente, de mistura com caldo de feijão, por mais trinta dias. Na tabela abaixo podemos apreciar os resultados: Com a diminuição do número de indivíduos com baixo teor de hemoglobina, no final da prova, as curvas hemogloninicas do segundo grupo tornaram-se visivelmente leptokurticas em relação á cuva normal. Concluindo verifica-se portanto, á administração marcial, nas dóses indicadas uma maior sensibilidade dos indivíduos de teor baixo de hemoglobina do que os indivíduos que possuem uma taxa de hemoglobina próxima da normal.Iron has been administered mixed with food to workers building a bridge near Rio. In the first group (88 individuals ferrous sulfate 0.5 gr per day, has been given mixed with mandioca flour, for a 30 days period. In the second group (35 individuals after a similar period, iron was given for another month in the form of ferric ammonium citrate, brown, 0.7 gr per day dissolved bean soup. The results could be seen in the table below: It has been shown a marked improvement in individuals with hemoglobin content below 10.00 gr per 100 cu. blood. Individuals with hemoglobin slightly below normal are not improved by this treatment. In the dosage above given any health disturbance has been observed in the 123 individuals during, this two months period with iron administration.

  16. Energy renovation services for single-family houses. Generalization and challenges of the one-stop-shop service model; Pientalojen energiaremonttipalvelut. Kokonaispalvelumallin yleistyminen ja sen haasteet

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    Paiho, S.; Kuusisto, J.; Stenlund, O.; Ala-Juusela, M.

    2012-08-15

    There are about 1.1 million single-family houses in Finland. 75% of these houses were built before year 1990. Majority of the houses remain at the energy- and eco-efficiency level of their construction time. If all of these houses were renovated to meet the state-of-the- art energy-efficiency requirements, the savings in nationwide consumption of heating energy would be 11.8 TWh. There are lots of typical single-family houses in the Finnish housing stock from the construction period. Renovation concepts with typical solutions can be developed for these typical houses. However, it must always be ensured that the selected concept suits the particular house. Comprehensive, full-service or one-stop-shop service models can be developed based on the renovation concepts. These may also include other services such as a building condition survey or a study, energy certificate, equipment and system installations, financial services, operation and maintenance services, and energy-monitoring and consumption analysis. It is natural to connect the one-stop-shop service model into the renovation process. The process includes stages for marketing, preliminary building inspection and energy audit, a detailed building inspection and energy analysis, a proposal for an integrated solution, the actual repair work, and quality assurance and continuous commissioning. Different stages involve different actors and service providers. There are several options for which type of organization or agent takes the main responsibility for the one-stop-shop service. Depending on the responsible organization, the content provider's business model and priorities differ. The one-stop-shop services business has been a narrow part of actors' whole business, so far. Some actors have already stopped providing the services, either due to the lack of demand or unprofitableness of the services. In an ideal model, the value promise and the main features of the model are the same, but the service provider varies from an energy company to a renovation company or a hardware store. The big challenge is, how service can be kept high-quality and independent, while maintaining and developing partners' and customers' trust. Before a full service can be provided, one has to think of marketing and market differentiation. One possible channel is the Internet, because it is ideal for information-sharing of technologies, solutions and demonstration projects. One can also share experiences online. This publication describes how the Internet could be utilized for marketing and selection of the energy renovation services. (orig.)

  17. Airborne gamma-ray survey around the Negoro fault. 1; Negoro danso shuhen chiiki ni okeru kuchu {gamma} sen tansa. 1

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    Nakayama, E.; Kasuya, Y.; Hasegawa, H. [Aero Asahi Corp., Tokyo (Japan); Tsukuda, E. [Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba (Japan)

    1997-05-27

    An airborne gamma-ray survey was carried out to investigate the active fault system in the central structure line in the peripheral area of the city of Wakayama. At the same time, with an objective to enhance applicability of the airborne gamma-ray survey to active fault investigation, fundamental data were acquired and discussed. The measurement data were processed according to the standard method specified by IAEA. An ID-FFT filter and a nonlinear filter were employed to extract anomalous gamma-ray intensity values. The gamma-ray intensity distribution chart shows a noticeable positive anomalous area extending from the central part of the western edge to the north-east direction. This area agrees nearly well with the Negoro fault, but its peak portion is positioned slightly more to south than the position of the Negoro fault shown in existing data. The Sakuraike fault and the vicinity of the central structure line also show positive anomaly as a whole, particularly remarkably in the vicinity of their converging portion. However, differing from the vicinity of the Negoro fault, the areas are not extracted as an anomalous area which has directionality and extends in a line form. One of the factors for this would be that it is a fault in unsolidified deposits with low opening trend, differing from the one in solidified rocks. 1 fig., 3 tabs.

  18. Analogue experiment of the crustal deformation by X-ray CT; X sen CT wo mochiita chikaku no henkei no analogue jikken

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    Nakajima, Y.; Shi, B; Murakami, Y. [Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba (Japan)

    1997-05-27

    This paper reports a predictive result on a deformation experiment on sand beds using an X-ray computerized tomography (CT) equipment. The X-ray CT is a method to perform the following processes: X-rays are irradiated on a sample; decayed intensity data are measured along ray paths of the permeated X-rays; the data are inverted by using the Fourier transform; and spatial distribution of the coefficient of X-ray absorption inside the sample is acquired as a gray scale image. The deformation experiment was carried by putting sand into an acrylic container to a depth of 2 cm and manually pressing a plate in the horizontal direction. Sand blocks make a relative motion along a specific plane when they are deformed, but it was not possible to recognize faults clearly by naked eyes. Upon completion of the deformation, the experimental device was placed on the CT equipment to acquire images of the two-dimensional cross section. The higher the X-ray absorption coefficient, the brighter the picture elements. It can be seen that three inversed faults have been imaged clearly. Therefore, this equipment was verified usable as an effective observation equipment for an analogue deformation experiment. 4 refs., 2 figs.

  19. Von „Drüsen- und Nervengewittern“ – Reproduktionstechnologien Of “Glands and Nerve Storms"—Reproductive Technologies

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    Heinz-Jürgen Voß

    2007-11-01

    Full Text Available Intensive Auseinandersetzungen werden um Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien geführt. Für viele Menschen ist dabei ganz klar, ob sie eine befürwortende oder ablehnende Haltung dazu einnehmen. Menschen, die sich Kinder (mit eigenen Genen wünschen, allerdings nicht in der Lage sind, diese – allein oder mit ihren Partner/-innen – zu bekommen, finden in der bundesdeutschen Debatte um Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien bislang kaum Gehör (S. 237-241. Gerade an diese wenden sich in Populärmedien ‚Expert/-innen‘, die Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien befürworten. Sie versprechen, den Wunsch nach einem Kind (mit eigenen Genen zu erfüllen. Als Vorteile von Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien werden nicht in erster Linie der Schutz vor Erbkrankheiten, sondern die Ermöglichung von Gesundheit und die Wahl von Merkmalen in den Vordergrund gestellt. Die Selbstbestimmung des Individuums (durch Überwindung von Unzulänglichkeiten der ‚Natur‘ wird als möglich dargestellt (S. 107. Bock von Wülfingen analysierte Beiträge von Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien befürwortenden und in diesen Bereichen tätigen ‚Expert/-innen‘ in deutschsprachigen Populärmedien aus dem Zeitraum von 1995 bis 2003. Diese unterzog sie einer Diskurs- und Metaphernanalyse und bekam durch ihren Fokus auf die Befürwortung von Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien sich zuspitzende Erwartungshaltungen in den Blick. Interessant ist Bock von Wülfingens Arbeit für all diejenigen, die den Horizont bisheriger Debatten um Reproduktions- und Gentechnologien erweitern möchten.Reproductive technologies cause intense conflicts. Many people clearly know their position, whether for or against. People who wish for (their own genetic children but cannot conceive—either alone or with a partner—find their wishes ignored within the Federal Republic’s debate on reproduction and gene technologies (p. 237-241. These unheard voices find themselves objects of popular media “experts,” who support reproductive and gene technologies. These experts promise to fulfill their desire for a (genetic child. Aspects such as the possibility of health and the choice of physical features have been highlighted as the positive aspects of reproductive and gene technologies, not the protection against genetic diseases. The volume portrays the possibility of individual choice (by overcoming the obstacles of ‘nature’ as possible (p. 107. Bock von Wülfingen analyzed contributions from experts approving of reproductive and gene technologies in German popular media from the time period between 1995 and 2003. She examined these using discourse and metaphor analysis and her focus on the supporters of reproductive and gene technologies add to the study an examination of those attitudinal expectations that are gaining speed. Bock von Wülfingen’s work will be of interest to those who wish to expand the narrow scope of current debates on reproductive and gene technologies.

  20. Hoitotyön opettajien työhyvinvointi ja työnohjaus sen kehittämismenetelmänä

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    Työurien pidentäminen, väestön ikääntyminen, työhyvinvointi ja työkyvyn edistäminen ovat päivittäin esillä yhteiskunnallisessa keskustelussa. Tutkimustulokset viittaavat siihen, että hyviä työvuosia lisätään parhaiten edistämällä työkykyä jo työuran varhaisissa vaiheissa. Tulevana terveydenhoitajana ja työnohjaajana näen tärkeänä pohtia työhyvinvointiin vaikuttavia tekijöitä ja työnohjauksen mahdollisuuksia osana työn ja työhyvinvoinnin kokonaisvaltaista kehittämistä. Tutkimuksen tarkoitu...

  1. Learning Through Reflective Writing: A Teaching Strategy. A Review of: Sen, B. A. (2010. Reflective writing: A management skill. Library Management, 31(1/2, 79-93.

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    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Objective – To explore student thought on both reflection and reflective writing as a process, and to analyze the writing by the application of clearly defined and identifiable outcomes.Design – Mixed method approach consisting of a qualitative analysis of 116 written reflections from master’s level students as well as a quantitative statistical analysis.Setting –The University of Sheffield masters-level librarianship program’s course INF6005, “Management for LIS.”Subjects – Of the 31 students registered the course during the 2007-2008 academic year, 22 (71%, allowed their reflections to be used for the purposes of research. Of these, 7 students identified themselves as male, and 15 were female. All students included were over 21 years of age and had previous library experience, with varying degrees of management experience in supervisory roles. Not all supervisory experience was gathered within the library domain.Methods –A total of 116 reflective journal entries were submitted by the participating students during the eight month period from October 2008 to May 2009. In order to identify themes, qualitative analysis was applied to the reflective writing responses. Descriptive statistics were also applied to test the hypothesis, illustrate the relationships between reflective writing and outcomes, and locate identifiable outcomes.Main Results – Practising reflection demonstrated benefits for individuals groups both in and outside of the workplace. On the whole, individuals gained the most from reflection and saw it in the most positive light when it was practised as a daily activity. Quantitatively, when students began to master the practice of reflection, they demonstrated an increase in their ability to learn and an overall improvement of self-development and critical thinking skills, and gained a defined awareness of personal mental function. When decision making became easier, students understood they had begun to master the art of reflective practice and analytical reflective writing. Qualitatively, when the students’ reflections were assessed, ten different themes emerged: (1 Nature of reflection(2 Reflection seen as useful in providing support for a career and professional development(3 Reflective writing – benefits (4 Reflective writing – potential in future employment and workplace(5 Encouraging others to use reflective practice(6 Reflecting positively(7 Reflection applicable to both individuals and groups(8 Reflection in support of personal awareness(9 Exploration of different methods of reflection(10Difficulties in focusing enough to be able to reflect deeplyConclusion – Reflection is a skill that can be practised and developed. Initially, not all students enrolled in the class and participating in the study knew what reflective writing was or what it entailed. Students were given support to educate them in this area. Support included academic reading, lectures, reflective writing workshops and an overall opportunity to develop their skills further.Reflective writing was demonstrated to have a very positive relationship with several key outcomes. The areas impacted include academic learning, self-development, and critical review, with key outcomes including an increased awareness of personal mental function and increased support for decision making, as well as empowerment and emancipation. The clearest benefit was represented when students wrote about their analytical reflections.

  2. Correction: Scaioni M., et al. Remote Sensing for Landslide Investigations: An Overview of Recent Achievements and Perspectives. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 9600-9652

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  3. Da partilha do sensível no Brasil: uma leitura de \\'A hora e a vez de Augusto Matraga\\' e \\'Buriti\\'

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    Thaís Travassos

    2015-01-01

    Este trabalho propõe uma leitura dos aspectos estruturais de narração, construção de personagens e enredo a partir de uma perspectiva que os considera como dados essenciais para aquilo que Rancière (2004) chamou de política da literatura. Os textos escolhidos, A hora e a vez de Augusto Matraga, de Sagarana, e Buriti, de Corpo de baile, foram considerados dentro de uma tradição brasileira da fala sobre um outro cultural, presente desde os românticos até os modernos. Tentou-se compreender como ...

  4. Recommendations for the use of PET imaging biomarkers in the diagnosis of neurodegenerative conditions associated with dementia: SEMNIM and SEN consensus.

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    Arbizu, Javier; García-Ribas, Guillermo; Carrió, Ignasi; Garrastachu, Puy; Martínez-Lage, Pablo; Molinuevo, José Luis

    2015-01-01

    The new diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease (AD) acknowledges the interest given to biomarkers to improve the specificity in subjects with dementia and to facilitate an early diagnosis of the pathophysiological process of AD in the prodromal or pre-dementia stage. The current availability of PET imaging biomarkers of synaptic dysfunction (PET-FDG) and beta amyloid deposition using amyloid-PET provides clinicians with the opportunity to apply the new criteria and improve diagnostic accuracy in their clinical practice. Therefore, it seems essential for the scientific societies involved to use the new clinical diagnostic support tools to establish clear, evidence-based and agreed set of recommendations for their appropriate use. The present work includes a systematic review of the literature on the utility of FDG-PET and amyloid-PET for the diagnosis of AD and related neurodegenerative diseases that occur with dementia. Thus, we propose a series of recommendations agreed on by the Spanish Society of Nuclear Medicine and Spanish Society of Neurology as a consensus statement on the appropriate use of PET imaging biomarkers. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier España, S.L.U. and SEMNIM. All rights reserved.

  5. Untersuchungen zur Herstellung dünner strukturierter Späne aus Holz durch Fräsen mit kleinen Einstellwinkeln. Teil 2

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    Heisel, Uwe; Tröger, Johannes

    1993-01-01

    Gegenwärtig ist auf vielen Wissensgebieten eine intensive Forschungstätigkeit mit den Zielen der Schaffung umweltfreundlicher Produktionstechnologien und Herstellung entsprechender Erzeugnisse im Gang wie beispielsweise zur Einsparung von Primärenergie im Produktionsprozeß, Verminderung der CO2-Ernission, Herstellung umweltgerechter Baustoffe, verstärkten Verwendung unbedenklicher natürlicher Isolationswerkstoffe, Herstellung umweltfreundlich entsorgbarer bzw. kompostierbarer Verpackungswerks...

  6. Untersuchungen zur Herstellung dünner strukturierter Späne aus Holz durch Fräsen mit kleinen Einstellwinkeln. Teil 1

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    Heisel, Uwe; Tröger, Johannes

    1993-01-01

    Gegenwärtig ist auf vielen Wissensgebieten eine intensive Forschungstätigkeit mit den Zielen der Schaffung umweltfreundlicher Produktionstechnologien und Herstellung entsprechender Erzeugnisse im Gang, wie beispielsweise zur Einsparung von Primärenergie im Produktionsprozeß, Verminderung der CO2-Emission, Herstellung umweltgerechter Baustoffe, verstärkten Verwendung unbedenklicher natürlicher Isolationswerkstoffe, Herstellung umweltfreundlich entsorgbarer bzw. kompostierbarer Verpackungswerks...

  7. Nähdä, kuulla ja ymmärtää:perusterveydenhoidossa toimivien hoitajien käsityksiä depressiosta ja sen hoidosta

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    Kokko, M. (Marjo)

    1999-01-01

    Abstract Minor and major forms of depression are the most common mental disorders seen in primary health care. The number of disability pensions granted for major depression multiplied in Finland during the years 1987 and 1995. Over half of the client visits in health care centres are conducted by nurses. In most cases, practice nurses, health visitors, midwifes and school nurses are the first contact the patient or client has in a primary health care. However, there is no published litera...

  8. Traces et sens de l'Histoire chez les voyageuses françaises et britanniques dans l'Italie préunitaire (1815-1861

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    Nicolas Bourguinat

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available L'article s'appuie sur un important corpus de témoignages laissés par des femmes du premier XIXe siècle (1814-1861, Françaises ou Britanniques, relatifs au voyage en Italie : un peu plus de 150 références composées de récits de voyage publiés, de journaux de route, de journaux intimes, de fragments autobiographiques, ou encore de correspondances. Par opposition aux travaux basés sur de petits échantillons de voyageuses « représentatives » (quoique souvent célèbres à un titre ou à un autre, l'objectif est d'obtenir une vue générale, englobante, de l'approche féminine de l'Italie en tant que terre de loisir, de culture, et finalement ici plus précisément d'Histoire. Il apparaît que le discours féminin n'obéit pas aux stéréotypes attendus et ne se concentre pas sur les mœurs ou sur la sphère domestique. En explorant les routes, les villes et les monuments de la période des Restaurations et du Risorgimento, les voyageuses montrent (plus particulièrement les Britanniques, une propension non négligeable à s'occuper d'objets politiques et historiques : traces du passé proche laissées par les Français, éléments d'archaïsme politique et social (poids des masses pauvres, caractère tyrannique ou arbitraire des pouvoirs, et facteurs de relèvement et de régénération, spécialement à partir des événements de 1848.Historical Traces and Historical Perceptions in French and British Women’s Travel Writings on Preunified Italy (1814-1861.This article deals with women's travel writing about Italy in the first half of the nineteenth century (1814-1861, using an extensive definition of travel literature. The analysis draws on more than 150 references written and/or published by French and British women: travel books, travel diaries, extracts from autobiographies or memoirs, private letters.  Rather than limiting the study to a few “representative” women, I describe a more general feminine view of Italy as a land of classical culture and of seductive leisure, but also as a foreign and dominated country whose destiny was affected by the accidents of History. Visiting post-Napoleonic Italy, French and especially British women did not limit their perceptions and feelings to the usual stereotypes about Italian ways of life and the domestic sphere. As they traveled, discovering the cities and the people, they also discuss in their writings matters connected with politics and history; for example, the legacy of the French occupation of Italy before 1814, or the signs of backwardness and the authoritarianism of political life in the Papal States and other principalities. These women travellers also stress the possibilities for the country’s regeneration, especially for the generation of women travellers who visited Italy after the 1848 revolutions.

  9. Family Incomes: Will Your Children Be as Well Off as Your? = Les revenue familiaux: vos enfants s'en tireront-ils aussi bien que vous?

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    Theilheimer, Ish, Ed.

    1993-01-01

    Against the background of recent radical changes in the Canadian economy, this issue of the Canadian journal "Transition" examines the question of parents' concerns for their children's economic futures. "Changes in Family Incomes and Labour Market Participation in Post-War Canada" (David Ross and Clarence Lochhead) charts…

  10. Operating Below Crush Depth: The Formation, Evolution, and Collapse of the Imperial Japanese Navy Submarine Force in World War II

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    Subamrine, Medium) LCDR Lieutenant Commander LT Lieutenant NM Nautical Mile RADM Rear Admiral ST Sen- Taka (Submarine, High Speed) STo Sen-Toku...Special Submarine) STS Sen- Taka -Sho (Submarine, High Speed(Victory)) USS United States Ship VADM Vice Admiral 1 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION On...Kirai-Sen meaning Mine-Layer, KT for Kai-Toku-Chu meaning Medium, Special Submarine, ST for Sen- Taka meaning Submarine, High speed, STo for Sen Toku

  11. Não há bela sem senão. A identificação organizacional, os comportamentos de dedicação ao trabalho e o conflito trabalho-família

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    Tavares, S.; Caetano, A.; Silva, S.

    2007-01-01

    Este estudo pretendeu analisar a influência da identificação organizacional na percepção de conflito trabalho­‑família do indivíduo, testando o papel mediador da dedicação ao trabalho. Este trabalho é inovador, na medida em que, na literatura, não se conhecem estudos que, de uma forma geral, avaliem as consequências da identificação organizacional para o indivíduo e, particularmente, o seu impacto na percepção de conflito trabalho­‑família. Por forma a podermos estudar estas relações, elaborá...

  12. Taking Responsibility on Publishing the Controversial Paper “On the Misdiagnosis of Surface Temperature Feedbacks from Variations in Earth’s Radiant Energy Balance” by Spencer and Braswell, Remote Sens. 2011, 3(8, 1603-1613

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    Wolfgang Wagner

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available Peer-reviewed journals are a pillar of modern science. Their aim is to achieve highest scientific standards by carrying out a rigorous peer review that is, as a minimum requirement, supposed to be able to identify fundamental methodological errors or false claims. Unfortunately, as many climate researchers and engaged observers of the climate change debate pointed out in various internet discussion fora, the paper by Spencer and Braswell [1] that was recently published in Remote Sensing is most likely problematic in both aspects and should therefore not have been published. After having become aware of the situation, and studying the various pro and contra arguments, I agree with the critics of the paper. Therefore, I would like to take the responsibility for this editorial decision and, as a result, step down as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Remote Sensing. [...

  13. Intoxicação e alterações metabólicas do algodão sensível e resistente ao amônio glufosinate

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    Latorre, Débora de Oliveira [UNESP

    2014-01-01

    The Liberty Link cotton cultivars are those that resist a dose of ammonium glufosinate application that normally would be recommended for other biotypes species .These cotton plants are constitute genetically with gene that encodes the production of enzyme phosphinothricin acetyl transferase (PAT) responsible for the acetylation of glufosinate ammonium, inactivating it in the plant. The cotton cultivar FiberMax® 975 WideStrike has present in i ts DNA the gene PAT and present intermediate meta...

  14. Use of chloramine-T and two dyes in the sensitive determination of stavudine in pharmaceuticals Uso de cloramina-T e de dois corantes na determinação sensível de estavudina em medicamentos

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    Kanakapura Basavaiah

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Three new methods are described for the assay of stavudine (STV in bulk drug and in dosage forms using chloramine-T (CAT and two dyes, methyl orange and indigocarmine, as reagents. Titrimetry involves treating STV with a measured excess of CAT in hydrochloric acid medium, and after the oxidation of STV is judged to be complete, the unreacted oxidant is determined iodometrically. Spectrophotometric methods entail the addition of a known excess of CAT to STV in hydrochloric acid medium followed by determination of residual oxidant by reacting with a fixed amount of either methyl orange and measuring the absorbance at 520 nm (Method A or indigo carmine and measuring the absorbance at 610 nm (Method B. In all the methods, the amount of CAT reacted corresponds to the amount of STV. In titrimetric method, the reaction follows 1:1 stoichiometry (STV: CAT, and is applicable over the range 1.5-10 mg of STV. In spectrophotometric methods, the absorbance is found to increase linearly with concentration of STV. The systems obey Beer's law for 0.2-2.0 and 1.0-10.0 mg/mL for method A and method B, respectively. The apparent molar absorptivities are calculated to be 5.7x10(4 and 1.5x10(4 L/mol/cm for method A and method B, respectively, and the corresponding Sandell sensitivity values are 0.004 and 0.015 µg/cm². The limits of detection and quantification are reported for both methods. Intra-day and inter-day precision and accuracy of the developed methods were evaluated as per the current ICH guidelines. The methods were successfully applied to the assay of STV in tablet and capsule formulations and the results were compared with those of a reference method by applying Student's t-test and F-test. No interference was observed from common tablet adjuvants. The accuracy and reliability of the methods were further ascertained by performing recovery experiments via standard-addition method.Descrevem-se três novos métodos para o ensaio de estavudina (STV na matéria-prima e nas formulações utilizando-se clroamina-T (CAT e dois corantes, alaranjado de metila e índigo carmim como reagentes. A titulação envolve o tratamento de STV com excesso medido de CAT em meio de ácido clorídrico, e, quando a oxidação se completar, o oxidante que não reagiu é determinado iodometricamente. Os métodos espectrofotométricos compreendem a adição de excesso conhecido de CAT ao STV em ácido clorídrico, seguida da determinação do oxidante residual por meio da reação com quantidade fixada de alaranjado de metila, medindo-se a absorvância a 520 nm (Método A ou índigo carmim, medindo-se a absorvância a 610 nm (Método B. Em todos os métodos, a quantidade de CAT que reagiu corresponde à quantidade de STV. No método titulométrico, a reação segue a estequiometria 1:1 (STV:CAT e é aplicável na faixa de 1,5 a 10 mg de STV. Nos métodos espectrofotométricos, a absorvância aumenta linearmente com a concentração de STV. Os sistemas obedecem a lei de Beer nos intervalos de 0,2 a 2,0 mg/mL e 1,0 a 10,00 mg/mL para os métodos A e B, respectivamente, e os valores de sensibilidade de Sandell correspondentes são 0,004 e 0,015 µg/cm². Os limites de detecção e de quantificação são apresentados para ambos os métodos. A precisão e a exatidão intra-dia e inter-dia dos métodos desenvolvidos são avaliadas de acordo com as normas ICH. Os métodos foram aplicados com êxito aos ensaios de STV em comprimidos e em cápsulas e os resultados foram comparáveis com aqueles obtidos com o método de referência, utilizando-se o teste t de Student e o teste F. Não se observou interferência dos adjuvantes comuns em comprimidos. A exatidão e a confiabilidade dos métodos foram ajustadas por meio de experimentos de recuperação via método de adição de padrão.

  15. Correction: Ryan, J., et al. Application of the Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean to Phytoplankton Ecology Studies in Monterey Bay, CA, USA. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 1007–1025

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    Marcos J. Montes

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    Full Text Available Studies of phytoplankton ecology in Monterey Bay, CA, USA, using the Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO and other satellite remote sensing and in-situ observations, were presented in [1]. [...

  16. Juoksuhaudoista jälleenrakennukseen - Siirtoväen ja rintamamiesten asutus- ja asuntokysymyksen järjestäminen ja sen käänteentekevä vaikutus asuntopolitiikkaan ja kaupunkirakentamiseen

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    Palomäki, Antti

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    Siirtoväen ja rintamamiesten asuttamistehtävä oli sotakorvausten ohella Suomen sodanjälkeisen talous- ja sosiaalihistorian tärkein kysymys. Tämän ainutkertaisen asutuspoliittisen tehtävän ratkaisemiseksi säädettiin vuonna 1945 maanhankintalaki. Lain lähtökohtana oli Moskovan rauhassa Neuvostoliitolle luovutettujen alueiden karjalaisen väestön uudelleen asuttaminen. Maata tai asuntoa vailla oli liki puoli miljoonaa karjalaista. Luovutetut alueet käsittivät yli 12 prosenttia Suomen pinta-alasta...

  17. 25. Meeting of the NEA NSC Working Party on International Nuclear Data Evaluation Co-operation (WPEC) - Summary Record (23-24 May 2013, NEA Headquarters, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France) - NEA-SEN-NSC-WPEC--2013-2

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    Dupont, Emmeric

    2014-01-01

    This document summarized the content of the previous WPEC meeting held on 23-24 May 2013 at the NEA Headquarters. Experimental nuclear data activities of relevance to the evaluation projects were reviewed. Detailed information about the experimental activities is given in the reports and view graphs presented at the meeting (list in Annex 2). Progress in the major nuclear data evaluation projects was presented. Detailed information about the status of the evaluated nuclear data libraries is also given in the reports and view graphs presented at the meeting (see Annex 2). Results and conclusions of completed or near-completed subgroups were discussed. A summary table of all subgroup status is given in Annex 3. Activities of ongoing subgroups were presented. A summary table of all subgroup status is also given in Annex 3. Two new subgroup proposals were reviewed by WPEC. Detailed information about these proposals is given in the documents and view graphs presented at the meeting (list in Annex 2). Other points discussed at the 25. Meeting: presentation of the main WPEC objectives and working methods; Renewal of the WPEC mandate for the period 2013-2016; Conferences and meetings of interest to the nuclear data community; Time and place of next meeting

  18. Quantum analysis in the transition process to excited state of an oxygen molecule induced by electron collisions; Denshi shototsu ni tomonau sanso bunshi ni okeru reiki jotai sen`i no ryoshironteki kaiseki

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    Ishimaru, K. [Gifu National College of Technology, Gifu (Japan); Okazaki, K. [Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Tokyo (Japan)

    1996-06-25

    For understanding of fundamental chemical reactions under a highly non equilibrium condition which is quite often used in plasma processing, the relevant atomic and molecular processes must be clarified. In this study, an analysis of the transition process to the excited state of an oxygen molecule induced by electron collisions in the oxygen plasma has been carried out. First, the electron density distribution in an oxygen molecule has been calculated using the extended Huckel molecular orbital method. Then, the electron potential energy distribution in the transition process to the excited state has been estimated. The electron behavior has been calculated using the estimated unidimensional electron potential energy distribution and unsteady quantum mechanics. As a result, the transition process to the excited state of an oxygen molecule induced by electron collisions and its conditions have been clarified qualitatively. 9 refs., 9 figs.

  19. Effect of release sheet on the preparation of CF paper/aluminium phosphate composite; Tanso sen`i paper/rinsan aluminium fukugo zairyo choseiji ni okeru hakurizai no eikyo

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    Hoshii, S.; Kojima, A. [Gunma National College of Technology, Gunma (Japan); Otani, S. [Tokai University, Tokyo (Japan). School of High-Technology for Human Walfare

    1995-12-27

    A composite material was prepared with carbon fiber (CF) and a matrix of phosphate (as named ACP) mainly consisting of aluminum phosphate. CF was used in the form of felt cloth. Prepreg was made with CF and ACP, which was laminated and formed under pressure in a hot press into a composite. The prepreg was pretreated by drying at 80{degree}C to form a compact matrix and to increase the adhesion between laminated prepregs. At the hot press treatment thorough removal of water was tried by using absorbent sheet and release sheet to form a compact structure. Consequently, porosity of CF/ACP composite decreased, and its bulk density and bending strength increased. SEM observation showed the formation of vitreous and compact matrix. Besides, adhesion between prepregs and shear fracture resistance were improved. 24 refs., 3 figs., 3 tabs.

  20. Vyresniųjų paauglių, besigydančių sanatorijoje, emocinių būsenų kitimas, taikant C. A. Raimundo "Gyvenimo žaidimas" terapijos metodą

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    Kepalaitė, Albina; Jakimavičiūtė, Aušra

    2009-01-01

    Empirical observation and research have established that children who are ill often have a reduced emotional state, lower self-esteem, and greater anxiety, which is even more intensive for children who stay in sanatoria and rehabilitation clinics. It is necessary to offer them acceptable psychological support which would activate their adjustment resources. One of the ways of such support could be play therapy. The aim of the present research is to reveal the change in the emotional states du...

  1. Posterior parietal cortex role in a sensorimotor task performance Papel do córtex parietal posterior na realização de uma tarefa sensório-motora

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    Sergio Nader

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available This study aimed to elucidate electrophysiological and cortical mechanisms involved in anticipatory actions when individuals had to catch balls in free drop; specifically through quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG alpha absolute power changes. The sample was composed for 23 health subjects, both sexes, with ages varying between 25 and 40 years, absence of mental and physical illness, right handed and don't make use of any psychoactive or psychotropic substance at the time of the study. The experiment consisted of a task of catching balls in free drop. The three-way ANOVA analysis demonstrated an interaction between moment and position factors in left parietal posterior cortex (PPC (p=0.001. Through the experimental task employed, this area demonstrated a differentiated activity involving expectation, planning and preparedness in the ball's drop task.O estudo tentou elucidar mecanismos eletrofisiológicos e corticais envolvidos em ações antecipatórias quando os sujeitos testados tiveram que apreender bolas em queda livre; especificamente através de mudanças na potência absoluta na banda alfa da eletrencefalografia quantitativa (EEGq. A amostra foi composta por 23 sujeitos sadios, ambos os sexos, idade entre variando entre 25 e 40 anos, sem comprometimento físico e mental, destros, e não fazer uso de nenhuma substância psicoativa ou psicotrópicos até o momento do estudo. O experimento consistiu de uma tarefa de apreensão de bolas em queda livre. A análise three-way ANOVA demonstrou uma interação entre os fatores momento e posição no córtex parietal posterior (CPP esquerdo (p=0,001. Através da tarefa experimental empregada, esta área demonstrou uma atividade diferenciada envolvendo expectativa, planejamento e prontidão na tarefa de queda de bolas.

  2. Reply to Mas et al.: Comment on Gebhardt et al. MAD-MEX: Automatic Wall-to-Wall Land Cover Monitoring for the Mexican REDD-MRV Program Using All Landsat Data. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 3923–3943

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    Michael Schmidt

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Mas, J.F. et al. have submitted a paper [1] for publication, which aims to respond to a paper published by Gebhardt et al. [2]. Mas, J.F. et al. had received a consultancy in 2013 to assess the quality of the early prototype products partly described in Gebhardt et al. in 2014. This consultancy, although a formal non-disclosure agreement had not been demanded, was awarded under the mutual understanding that the data handed over to Mas et al. constitute the early development phase of the program. Therefore, Mas et al. had been asked to give an assessment on the quality of the prototypes to obtain a proof of concept for the proposed workflow of MAD-Mex. It was clear that this assessment would suffer from limited availability of high quality training and validation data available in 2013. Mas et al. finally did not execute the consultancy due to the limited vector processing capacities in their lab. In October 2014, we sent the latest products, version 4.2 of the MAD-Mex products, including the more than 200,000 validation points gathered from independent expert interpreters of all Mexican ecosystems. Mas et al. did not respond to this transfer or to our request to collaborate in the quality control and assessment of MAD-Mex.

  3. Senátní volby 2010 v ČR a voličské přesuny mezi prvním a druhým kolem

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    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available The 2010 Czech Senate Elections and Voter Shifts between the First and Second Rounds. The article concerns elections to the Senate of the Czech Parliament. Primarily, it refers to potential shifts of voter preference between the first and second rounds of the Senate elections. The fundamental tool for determining this trend is the Bayesian ecological inference model, through the use of which the authors attempt to answer the question of how the voters from the first round voted in the second round one week later when the options were reduced to only two candidates. The text analyzes these processes in detail in five electoral districts.

  4. Comment on Hicham Bahi, et al. Effects of Urbanization and Seasonal Cycle on the Surface Urban Heat Island Patterns in the Coastal Growing Cities: A Case Study of Casablanca, Morocco. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 829

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    Full Text Available A statement in this recently published paper makes a point that is largely at odds with the main point of the paper that is cited. Stating that higher air temperatures lead to greater evapotranspiration is an oversimplification; the true story is more complex. Although this is by no means central to the conclusions of the paper being commented on, we have demonstrated the danger in taking too literally the idea that air temperature determines potential evapotranspiration.

  5. Antecedentes y función literaria del sueño de Eneas y Andrómaca: Verg., Aen . II 268-295 y Sen., Troad . 438-488

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    Santiago López Moreda

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available Traditionally it is said that the source of Seneca's tragedies is Euripides. The coincidence with the subjects corroborates it. However, the nearness between tragedy and epic, the Trojan cycle that the first Latin writers of tragedy take for themselves, and, above all, the poetics of artistic effect based on the narrative structure and the lexical and syntactic patterns show that, at least in this passage, Seneca's source is Vergil, who is also the receiver and transmitter of ancient epic and the Greek and Roman tragedy.

  6. Numerus clausus in der Russischen Armee : über die religiösen und nationalen Beschränkungen bei der Komplettierung der Truppen in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts / Tõnu Tannberg

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    Tannberg, Tõnu, 1961-

    2006-01-01

    Venelaste juhtiva rolli kindlustamiseks tsaariarmees hakati 19. sajandi teisel poolel rakendama salajasi eeskirju. Tegemist oli usuliste ja hiljem juba otseselt rahvuslikul pinnal kehtestatud piirangutega. Nii jõuti kindlate arvuliste kvootide (numerus clausus) kehtestamiseni. Esimeste piirangute kehtestamisest. 1888. aasta instruktsioonist.Numerus claususest sõjaväe komplekteerimisel lihtväelastega. Sõjaväes kehtestatud piirangud olid eeskujuks teistelegi ametkondadele

  7. Politický marketing v ČR: komparace využití politického marketingu na komunální a senátní úrovni v roce 2014

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    Mazurová, Sonja

    2013-01-01

    The submitted thesis "Political marketing in the Czech Republic: comparison of application of political marketing on municipal and senate elections in 2014 " concentrates on the analysis of application of political marketing on municipal and senate election campaigns in 2014. The thesis analyses in detail the tools that were used in campaigns. The first chapter defines the theory and origins of political marketing. The second chapter concentrates on tools, strategies and new ways of using pol...

  8. Review: Angela Kaupp (2005. Junge Frauen erzählen ihre Glaubensgeschichte. Eine qualitativ-empirische Studie zur Rekonstruktion der narrativen religiösen Identität katholischer junger Frauen [Young Women Tell Their Story of Faith

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    Viera Pirker

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available In her dissertation on religious pedagogy, Angela KAUPP examines the part played by religiousness in the life stories of young women brought up as Catholics in Germany. The categories of gender and religiousness are still neglected fields in youth studies and KAUPP's readable study closes a gap in research on religious and social-scientific research on pedagogy. The interviewees consider gender and religiousness to be independent and to have few implications for their life stories. They attribute high importance to religious communication, relations and spaces as part of formal and informal religious settings such as the liturgy and prayer groups. KAUPP's work indicates that biographical research is a promising method for the exploration of the development of young adults' identities in the context of religiousness and gender. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0701183

  9. Le choix collectif dans la philosophie politique contemporaine : des fondements philosophiques de la théorie du choix social à l’évaluation démocratique des capabilités d’Amartya Sen

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    Zwarthoed, Danielle

    2013-01-01

    This dissertation examines the philosophical foundations of social choice theory. Social choice theory is the area of normative economics which is concerned with the aggregation of individual preferences. The aim of this work is to investigate the philosophical assumptions of social choice theory in order to understand to what extent it can contribute to a theory of justice based on capabilities. Therefore, the dissertation is build up on Amartya Sen’s idea of a “comparative approach” of just...

  10. Recovery of Ag from used X-ray films by enzyme hydrolysis gelatine membrane; Zerachin maku no sanso kasui bunkai ni yoru shiyozumi X sen film kara no gin no kaishu

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    Ishikawa, H [University of Osaka Prefecture, Osaka (Japan). College of Engineering

    1994-09-05

    The recovery of Ag from used X-ray films was tested by enzyme hydrolysis of gelatine films. The gelatine films of used X-ray films fixed on the bottom surface of a agitation bath type batch reactor were first hydrolyzed with protease B21-2. As a result, the hydrolysis rate was dependent on the diffusion rate of enzyme or decomposed products in liquid films and the enzyme reaction rate on the gelatine film surface, while it was independent of the existence of Ag particles. Based on these results, the models for a hydrolysis reaction mechanism and an isolation mechanism of Ag particles were derived. The tubular reactor of 4,800 cm{sup 3} in capacity with inner agitating blades was next prepared, and used X-ray film tips fed from a hopper were continuously hydrolyzed while agitating. As a result, the experimental result well agreed with the model calculation one, and Ag particles were separated completely at 37{degree}C, 9.1 rpm in blade revolution and more than 600 Unit/mL in enzyme content. 4 refs., 3 figs.

  11. Contribution à une sémantique médiatique numérique (nouvelles pratiques médiatiques numériques et savoirs de sens commun

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    Fred Hailon

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available This article questions the multimediation of f actual discourses in print and on-line media. It questions the stakes in the socio-technical transforma tions of the media discourse. The printed outlets and the new media, be they participative or not, form popular wisdom. Together they ensure its permanent updating and shape a new social re ality. The media and political popular wisdom is woven by social imagination and by culturally placed and shared k nowledge. The regularizing of identity within the framework of political discourse can stem from ideologica lly formed hearsay. It is in the indexicality of interactions between on-line/paper press and in the am biguity of technologically expanded ideological positioning that ambivalent referenciations circulate. The corpus is made up of articles taken from AFP, Le Monde, Figaro, Agoravox, Atlantico and Rue 89. It is built on the theme of insecurity and immigration. It is examined within the framework of the election campaigns of 2007 and 2012.

  12. Die Rohingyas: Konstruktion, De-Konstruktion und Re-Konstruktion einer ethnisch-religiösen Identität [The Rohingyas in Myanmar: Construction, De-construction and Re-construction of an Ethnic Identity

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    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Die Rohingyas, die im Staat Rakhine (Arakan im Westen des heutigen Myanmar leben, bilden eine große geschlossene muslimische Bevölkerungsgruppe an der Grenze zu Bangladesh. In den vergangenen Jahrzehnten gab es mehrere Fluchtbewegungen über die Grenze und Aktionen der Rückführung. Bei alledem ist der Status der Rohingyas umstritten. Die Organisationen, die ihre Interessen vertreten, sehen sie als indigene Bewohner des Landes, die sich auf eine mehr als 1000jährige Geschichte berufen können. Von Seiten buddhistischer Arakanesen und der Zentralregierung Myanmars werden sie als Ausländer angesehen und behandelt. Das Papier untersucht die historische Genese der Konstruktion einer ethnischen Nationalität der Rohingyas vis à vis der buddhistischen Bevölkerung in Arakan und Gesamtbirma sowie die Bestreitung dieses Anspruchs und gibt dabei einen Überblick über die muslimische Einflüsse auf die Geschichte und Kultur des über Jahrhunderte unabhängigen Königreichs Arakan.The Rohingyas living in the state of Rakhine (Arakan in western Myanmar form a great en bloc community Muslim community on the border to Bangladesh. In the past decades, great numbers of people fled the country and were repatriated later. The status of the Rohingyas is a controversial issue. The organisations representing their interest consider them as indigenous people of Myanmar looking back at a history of 1000 years in Arakan. Buddhist Arakanese as well as the central government of Myanmar, however, regard and treat them as foreigners. The paper examines the historical genesis of the construction of a national Rohingya identity vis-à-vis the Buddhist population of Rakhine and the whole of Burma/Myanmar as well as its contradiction. In addition, an overview on the Muslim influences on history and culture of the kingdom of Arakan will be given.

  13. Internal friction and microplasticity of carbon-fiber-reinforced SiC ceramics; Tanso sen`i kyoka SiC ceramics no hakai zenku katei ni okeru naibu masatsu

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    Ogawa, H.; Nishino, Y.; Asano, S. [Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya (Japan)

    1995-08-20

    Mechanical responses of carbon-fiber-reinforced SiC ceramics before fracture were measured in the strain range below 2 {times} 10{sup {minus}3} by two experimental methods: mechanical hysteresis and internal friction. Load-deflection curves were obtained by the three-point bending deformation in loading-unloading cycles. A little permanent strain was found after the first cycle even in the range where fracture never occurred. A closed hysteresis loop was observed after several cycles and stabilized with a symmetrical shape after more than twenty cycles. Such a stabilized hysteresis loop is attributed to the steady-state microplastic deformation and may cause the amplitude-dependent internal friction. Internal friction was measured in the fundamental mode of free-free resonant vibration as a function of strain amplitude. With increasing the amount of prestrain in the bending deformation, internal friction increased and became sensitive to the strain amplitude. The amplitude-dependent internal friction in the composites is considered to originate from fiber pull-out or microcrack propagation. The internal friction data were analyzed on the basis of the microplasticity theory and converted into the plastic strain expressed as a function of stress. Therefore, it becomes possible to non-destructively study the forerunning process of fracture of the fiber-reinforced ceramics. 23 refs., 6 figs.

  14. Ajattelun taito ja lupa ilmaista: teoreettis-käsitteellinen tutkimus hoitotyön edellyttämästä kriittisen ajattelun taidosta ja sen edellytyksistä

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    Nurmela, Tiina

    2002-01-01

    Hoitotyö on käytännön toimintaa, jonka päämääränä on vastata potilaan terveystarpeisiin, jotka liittyvät ihmisten inhimilliseen olemassaoloon ja hyvinvointiin. Tässä toiminnassa ei riitä, että pelkästään tehdään, vaan tekeminen edellyttää monenlaisia ajattelun taitoja. Tutkimuksen lähtökohtana oli tutkimusten osoittama hoitajien ja hoitotyön opiskelijoiden heikko kriittisen ajattelun taso sekä epäselvä ajattelua kuvaava käsitteistö hoitamisen yhteydessä. Tutkimus oli teoreettis-käsitteell...

  15. Emerging Trends in Applied Mathematics: Dedicated to the Memory of Sir Asutosh Mookerjee and Contributions of S.N. Bose, M.N. Saha and N.R. Sen

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    2015-01-01

    The book is based on research presentations at the international conference, “Emerging Trends in Applied Mathematics: In the Memory of Sir Asutosh Mookerjee, S.N. Bose, M.N. Saha, and N.R. Sen”, held at the Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Calcutta, during 12–14 February 2014. It focuses on various emerging and challenging topics in the field of applied mathematics and theoretical physics. The book will be a valuable resource for postgraduate students at higher levels and researchers in applied mathematics and theoretical physics. Researchers presented a wide variety of themes in applied mathematics and theoretical physics—such as emergent periodicity in a field of chaos; Ricci flow equation and Poincare conjecture; Bose–Einstein condensation; geometry of local scale invariance and turbulence; statistical mechanics of human resource allocation: mathematical modelling of job-matching in labour markets; contact problem in elasticity; the Saha equation; computational fluid dynamics with...

  16. Le débordement du sens : quelques métonymies et métaphores syntaxiques de l’anglais et du français

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    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Fondée sur une distinction entre la composante mentale et la composante langagière de la métonymie et de la métaphore, cette étude, après un bref rappel de leurs caractéristiques mentales essentielles, propose une ébauche de typologie formelle des deux tropes. La dernière partie revient sur leur composante mentale, pour examiner un ensemble de processus dont la nature n’est pas fondamentalement langagière – ils se situent dans le domaine de la cognition et de l’affect –, auxquels on peut donner le nom d’identification métonymique.Grounded on a distinction between the mental component and the linguistic component of metonymy and metaphor, this study, after a brief survey of their essential mental characteristics, proposes the outline of a typology of the two tropes. Le last section of the paper revisits the mental component and examines a set of phenomena which can be collectively called metonymic identification and whose nature is not fundamentally linguistic – they pertain to cognition and affect.

  17. Materiais potencializadores e os bebês-potência : possibilidades de experiências sensoriais e sensíveis no contexto de um berçário

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    Elisete Mallmann

    2015-01-01

    A presente Dissertação de Mestrado investiga os modos como um grupo de bebês de sete a vinte e seis meses de idade, de um berçário de uma escola Pública de Educação Infantil no interior do Rio Grande do Sul, se relaciona com diferentes materiais, denominados nesta pesquisa como Materiais Potencializadores. Tais materiais foram organizados à base de produtos naturais e/ou de alimentos, bem como daquilo que é descartado. Em virtude da diversidade de formatos, texturas, cores, cheiros e sabores,...

  18. Repercussão do uso da plataforma do Nintendo® Wii Fit™ plus no treinamento sensório-motor do freezing da marcha na doença de Parkinson

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    Goncalves, Giovanna Barros

    2013-01-01

    Gait disturbances are one of the main limiting factors for autonomy and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and freezing of gait (FoG) is a common phenomenon that affects one-third of this population. Thus the effect of the implementation of a therapeutic program in a sensorimotor virtual environment through the Nintendo® Wii Fit™ plus platform on the motor impairment caused by FoG in individuals with PD is analyzed. A sample of 30 volunteers with PD was subdivided i...

  19. How Will the Indian Military’s Upgrade and Modernization of Its ISR, Precision Strike, and Missile Defense Affect the Stability in South Asia?

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    September 2001), 2. 13 Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze. India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity. Oxford University Press, 1999, 1. 12...University Press, 2000), 261. Sen , Amartya and Jean Dreze. India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity. Oxford University Press, 1999

  20. Høvedsmand og dommer på kongens vegne. Om slægten Vendelbo og dens forhold til kongemagten

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    2001-01-01

    Historie, Middelalder, lensvæsen, retshistorie, Valdemar Atterdag, Dronning Margrethe I, 1300-tallet, 1400-tallet, adelshistorie, Vendelbo......Historie, Middelalder, lensvæsen, retshistorie, Valdemar Atterdag, Dronning Margrethe I, 1300-tallet, 1400-tallet, adelshistorie, Vendelbo...

  1. Analyzing the reliability of shuffle-exchange networks using reliability block diagrams

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    Bistouni, Fathollah; Jahanshahi, Mohsen

    2014-01-01

    Supercomputers and multi-processor systems are comprised of thousands of processors that need to communicate in an efficient way. One reasonable solution would be the utilization of multistage interconnection networks (MINs), where the challenge is to analyze the reliability of such networks. One of the methods to increase the reliability and fault-tolerance of the MINs is use of various switching stages. Therefore, recently, the reliability of one of the most common MINs namely shuffle-exchange network (SEN) has been evaluated through the investigation on the impact of increasing the number of switching stage. Also, it is concluded that the reliability of SEN with one additional stage (SEN+) is better than SEN or SEN with two additional stages (SEN+2), even so, the reliability of SEN is better compared to SEN with two additional stages (SEN+2). Here we re-evaluate the reliability of these networks where the results of the terminal, broadcast, and network reliability analysis demonstrate that SEN+ and SEN+2 continuously outperform SEN and are very alike in terms of reliability. - Highlights: • The impact of increasing the number of stages on reliability of MINs is investigated. • The RBD method as an accurate method is used for the reliability analysis of MINs. • Complex series–parallel RBDs are used to determine the reliability of the MINs. • All measures of the reliability (i.e. terminal, broadcast, and network reliability) are analyzed. • All reliability equations will be calculated for different size N×N

  2. Trends in rainfall and rainfall-related extremes in the east coast of ...

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    Malaysia have been analyzed using the non-parametric Mann–Kendall test and the Sen's slope method. The Monte .... and the Sen's slope method (Sen 1968) is used to determine ...... S A and Aziz N A A 2009 Issues of climate change and.

  3. Expeditionary Economics: A Future Resource for Military Planners?

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    2012-05-17

    Countries: An Economic and Political Analysis; Amartya Sen , Development as Freedom. 55 Hubbard and Duggan, Dead Aid, 90-91. 22 The emphasis on private...Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. New York: Penguin Press, 2005. Sen , Amartya . Development as Freedom. New York: Anchor Books, 2000. Sen

  4. The Politics of Meritocracy in Malaysia

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    2003-12-01

    required to address persistent inequalities. Amartya Sen argues that meritocracy is just an extension of a general system of rewarding merit...individuals toward the establishment of a better society. In this aspect, Sen perceived that any particular society would prefer a meritocractic system...situation. 108 Armartya Sen , Merit and Justice in Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles and Steven Durlauf, eds., Meritocracy and

  5. FY 1999 project on the development of new industry support type international standards. Standardization of a method to evaluate the performance of block paving use fiber materials; 1999 nendo shinki sangyo shiengata kokusai hyojun kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Block hosoyo sen'i zairyo no seino hyoka hoho no hyojunka

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    2000-03-01

    As to fiber materials (geotextile) used for block paving, survey/experimental study were carried out with the aim of establishing an evaluation method of the performance which has accordance with the site and of proposing it to international standards. The FY 1999 results were outlined. From the results of the literature survey abroad and in Japan, it was found out that the evaluation method of geotextile as simple substrate had already been standardized, but the evaluation method for durability/separation performance/drainage performance as the block paving system was not standardized. The use of geotextile in block paving is mostly for prevention of outflow of cushion sand, and geotextile is paved in the boundary between sand cushion bed and roadbed. From the survey of durability/properties in IL block paving where geotextile was laid, the useful basic data were obtained. About geotextile, there are correlations between the elongation rate and the tensile strength. It was confirmed that the geotextile laid on granular materials is higher in elongation rate, and it is less in damage than that on the permeable bitumen processed roadbed. (NEDO)

  6. Fiscal 1999 research report on long-term energy technology strategy. Basic research on industrial technology strategy (Individual technology strategy (Textile technology field)); 1999 nendo choki energy gijutsu senryku nado ni kansuru chosa hokokusho. Sangyo gijutsu senryaku sakutei kiban chosa (bun'yabetsu gijutsu senryaku (sen'i gijutsu bun'ya))

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    2000-03-01

    This report summarizes the fiscal 1999 basic research result on industrial technology strategy of a textile technology field. Social demand and constraint in the 21st century restrict human life and industrial activity, however, include huge business chances. This technology strategy aims at construction of textile business contributing to the society, and improvement of the international competitiveness of Japanese textile industry. Analysis was made on the current international competitiveness of the textile industry in comparison between Japanese and American productivity. As factors hindering technological innovation, the following were pointed out: poor cooperation among industry, academia and government, poor cooperation among different kinds of industries, poor preparation of basic technology, knowledge base and creation base, and poor deregulation. As the future target and strategy, 7 technology targets, 2 creation targets, and every target year were showed. 4 proposals were also showed as follows: preparation of a technology base, creation base, talent education and knowledge base, and protection of intellectual property rights. (NEDO)

  7. Fiscal 1999 technical achievement report. Development project on prompt-effect international standards for developing new industry (Standardization of methods for evaluating performance of fabrics equipped with special functions); 1999 nendo shinki sangyo ikusei sokkogata kokusai hyojun kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Tokushu kino sen'i seihin no seino hyoka hoho no hyojunka

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    2000-03-01

    No method is available for quantitatively evaluating the performance and safety of antibacterial fabrics, and the lack impedes smooth implementation of international trade. As a measure to remedy the fault, a test method is developed for quantitative evaluation, and presented for acceptance as an international standard. In the proposed antibacterial test, 2ml of liquid with its bacterial population increased to 10{sup 4}/ml in a preculture is filtrated under reduced pressure for the trapping of bacteria in the filter paper, the paper is scrubbed by a test cloth for transfer, the cloth is left in a constant-temperature constant-humidity chamber, and the bacteria are washed out and then counted by chemiluminescence. The change in the number of bacteria thus determined is used to quantify the antibacterial feature. Safety is examined by a skin irritancy test method using a cultured skin model. A specimen is attached to a cultured skin model, left in a constant-temperature constant-humidity chamber for a specified time period, and then peeled from the model. The cultured skin model is dyed by an MTT enzyme. Unaffected live cells are dyed violaceous by the MTT enzyme. Dyed cells are solvent-extracted, and the number of dyed cells is determined by colorimetry. The number of cells remaining alive is compared with a reference specimen for the determination of the degree of safety. (NEDO)

  8. Fiscal 2000 achievement report on the venture business assisting type regional consortium - Minor business creation base type. Development of high pressure fluid aided dyeing and finishing system for cellulose textile products generating no waste liquid; 2000 nendo chiiki consortium kenkyu kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Cellulose kei sen'i seihin no koatsu ryutai ni yoru muhaieki senshoku kako system no kaihatsu

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    2001-03-01

    There is a voice in the textile dyeing industry for a dyeing and finishing method without discharge of waste liquid from the viewpoint of environmental protection. When the special coexistence effect is applied to the technology of making polar dyes soluble in high pressure carbon dioxide, according to Associate Professor Mishima of Fukuoka University, a dyeing method is feasible wherein the separation of supercritical carbon dioxide and the dye is easier than in the conventional method of dyeing in water and wherein discharge of waste liquid after dyeing is not necessary. He also writes that technologies for recovering carbon dioxide have already been established. Under this project, attention is paid to cellulose textile products which will find a great demand, and efforts are made to commercialize a novel dyeing and finishing system of the low environmental impact type. The results of the research conducted under the project involve (1) the improvement of various dyes and assistants in their degree of solution in high pressure carbon dioxide, (2) development of a technology of attaching dyes and finishing agents to textiles, (3) designing and construction of a practical high pressure fluid dyeing and finishing apparatus, (4) search for optimum dyeing conditions for textile products using the said apparatus, and (5) the reinforced functions that textile products have after being dyed. (NEDO)

  9. Report on achievements in fiscal 1999 on research and development of the glycocluster controlled biological molecule synthesizing under the industrial and scientific technology research and development theme [university collaborated type]. Bio-fiber manufacturing technology of glycocluster utilizing type; 1999 nendo glycocluster seigyo seitai bunshi gosei gijutsu seika hokokusho (glycocluster riyogata bio sen'i seizo gijutsu)

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    2000-03-01

    This paper describes the achievements in fiscal 1999 on development of the technology to manufacture glycocluster controlled biological molecules, particularly bio-fibers. It was made clear for the first time that the method for synthesizing glycoside and sugar chain using solid ultra-strong acid can be a new method for polysaccharide synthesis (polycondensation reaction) which is extremely simple and versatile as a result of using the solid ultra-strong acid. It can also be applied to general glycoside synthesis. In glycopeptide synthesis of the regular sequence type using high-functional condensation reaction, such a condensation agent as diphenyl phosphoryl azide was found effective in polymerization reaction without protection of glycopeptide, which has been impossible conventionally, and was found to have high versatility as a method for synthesizing mucin glycoproteins widely distributed naturally. In simplified synthesis of physiologically active glycopeptide, notice was given to tyrosine which is not glycosylated in the natural world, even though having hydroxyl groups in side chains as in serine and threonine. A method was established to introduce sugar chains into this hydroxyl group. This method exhibits power also in the synthesis of physiologically active glycopeptide of non-natural type. The paper describes also the comprehensive survey. (NEDO)

  10. Project in fiscal 2000 of developing international standards for supporting new industries. Standardization of method for evaluating performance of textile material for interlocking concrete block pavement; 2000 nendo shinki sangyo shiengata kokusai hyojun kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Block hosoyo sen'i zairyo no seino hyoka hoho no hyojunka

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    2001-03-01

    Targeting at realization of international standardization of a textile material (geotextile) used for interlocking concrete block pavement, R and D has been performed on a performance evaluation method consistent with field works. This paper summarizes the achievements in fiscal 2000. A literature survey has revealed that manuals prepared by the U.S. AASHTO, and ISO related standards show the test method for single geotextile, and guidelines on durability, but the method for evaluating the durability assuming the actual using conditions has not been standardized. The result of a field test reveals definite effects of existence of geotextile on the usability of block pavement in the water permeable bitumen stabilized roadbed, wherein the effectiveness of the geotextile was verified. In the research of an indoor evaluation test method, it was identified that the test method using a roller compactor and a wheel tracking testing machine can reproduce the behavior of block pavement at site, and it is a method that can identify the durability of the geotextile to some extent. (NEDO)

  11. Utilização de um eletrodo de grafite-epóxi recoberto com [Zn(FEN3][tetratris(4-clorofenil borato]2 sensível a zinco(II em meio 1,10-fenantrolina como eletrodo indicador em titulações potenciométricas de precipitação

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    Teixeira Marcos F. S.

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available The construction and analytical evaluation of a coated graphite-epoxy electrode sensitive to the zinc-1,10-phenantroline complex based on the [Zn(fen3][tetrakis(4-chlorophenylborate]2 incorporated into a poly(vinylchloride (PVC matrix are described. A thin membrane film of this ion-pair, dibutylphthalate (DBPh and PVC were deposited directly onto an electrically conductive graphite-epoxy support located inside a Perspex® tube. The best PVC polymeric membrane contains 65% (m/m DBPh, 30% (m/m PVC and 5% (m/m of the ion-pair. This electrode shows a response of 19.5 mV dec-1 over the zinc(II concentration range of 1.0 x 10-5 to 1.0 x 10-3 mol L-1 in 1,10-phenantroline medium, at pH 6.0. The response time was less than 20 seconds and the lifetime of this electrode was more than four months (over 1200 determinations by each polymeric membrane. It was successfully used as an indicator electrode in the potentiometric precipitation titration of zinc(II ions.

  12. Developments of DPF systems with mesh laminated structures. Performances of DPF systems which consist of the metal-mesh laminated filter combustion with the alumina-fiber mesh, and the combustion device of trapped diesel particles; Mesh taso kozo no DPF no kaihatsu. Kinzokusen to arumina sen`i mesh ni yoru fukugo filter to filter heiyo heater ni yoru DPF no seino

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    Kojima, T; Tange, A; Matsuda, K [NHK Spring Co. Ltd., Yokohama (Japan)

    1997-10-01

    For the purpose of continuous run without any maintenance, new DPF (diesel particulate filter)systems laminated by both metal-wire mesh and alumina-fiber mesh alternately, are under the developments. The perfect combustion of trapped diesel particulate can be achieved by a couple of the resistance heating devices inserted into the filter. 5 refs., 7 figs., 3 tabs.

  13. Fiscal 1998 research achievement report. Project for developing key technologies for electronic devices (Projection X-ray exposure process technology and active reflective device structure technology); 1998 nendo denshi device kiban gijutsu kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Shukusho X sen roko process gijutsu to active hansha kozogata keisei gijutsu

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    2000-05-01

    Studies were conducted for the development of technologies of the very advanced level relating to an ultrafine machining process and high-performance reflector type liquid crystal display structure formation. Studied in the research and development of projection X-ray exposure process technology were multi-layer film formation, absorbing body film formation, absorbing body machining, multi-layer film mask defect evaluation, and cleaning for defect reduction. As the result, multi-layer film formation by Helicon sputtering and formation and machining of film with Ta acting as absorbing body therein were carried out, and it was found by actual exposure experiments that there were excellent X-ray reflectivity and absorbing body contrast. Furthermore, a study was made of cleaning using dummy foreign matters, and 100% removal of dummy foreign matters was achieved across a range up to the 70nm level. Studied in the development of active reflective device structure technology were the addition of an electrical control function to the reflector, addition of an unreflected rays absorbing function, production of a bias stabilized device for the practical application of a memory function, and the development of materials for the fabrication of the said devices. (NEDO)

  14. Fiscal 1999 survey report on basic feasibility concerning model project for energy conservation in fiber dyeing and processing industry in Thailand; 1999 nendo Tai ni okeru sen'i senshoku kako sangyo no sho energy ka model jigyo ni kakawaru kihonteki jisshi kanosei chosa hokokusho

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    2001-03-01

    A feasibility study was conducted for the implementation of the optimum model project in the fiber dyeing and processing industry in Thailand. This paper describes the results of fiscal 1999. Seventy percent of about 400 companies are those heavily consuming energy, while small-scale businesses having a production capacity of less than one million yards/month take the sixty percent of the industry. Their energy conserving measures are behind. Measures against ground subsidence and drainage cost these companies greatly. Trade competition with China and others is being intensified. Although designated under the Energy Saving Promotion Act, the plants are not enjoying the privilege. Needed for the energy saving measures are grasp of the current situation such as energy consumption status, thorough operation management, improvement of energy efficiency in the present production facilities, renewal/additional installation of production equipment, and implementation of developmental energy saving measures. As energy conservation measures are deemed adaptable to the industry if the investment recovery period is two years or less, diagnostic analysis was made on six plants, with diffusion of the result examined. The total energy consumption of the industry was estimated to be reducible by 35% through high-recovery-rate measures such as improvement of boilers, recovery of exhaust heat, control of energy consumption rate, and introduction of dyeing machines having low liquor ratio. (NEDO)

  15. [Guidelines for monitoring late-onset Pompe disease.Sociedad Española de Medicina Interna (SEMI), Sociedad Española de Neurología (SEN) y Sociedad Española de Neumología y CirugíaTorácica (SEPAR)].

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    Gutiérrez-Rivas, Eduardo; Illa, Isabel; Pascual-Pascual, Samuel I; Pérez-López, Jordi; Vílchez-Padilla, Juan J; Bautista-Lorite, Juan; Barrot, Emilia; López de Munain, Adolfo

    2015-04-01

    Although treatment with alglucosidase alfa has helped improve the prognosis of patients with late-onset Pompe disease, both the development of the disease and the effectiveness of the treatment need to be monitored on a regular basis. This is the reason that has led a committee of Spanish experts to draw up a series of guidelines on how to follow up these patients. The committee proposes a model of follow-up tests for late-onset Pompe disease. First of all, the nutritional status and swallowing function must be evaluated. Second, and due to the variability of the clinical features, the committee recommends the simultaneous use of several scales to measure different functions and parameters. Thus, muscular force is assessed with the Medical Research Council scale; motor functioning, with the six-minute walk test and timed tests; disability, with the Rasch-built Pompe-specific Activity scale; respiratory functioning, with measurement of the forced vital capacity and oxygen saturation; and fatigue, with the fatigue intensity scale. Lastly, the safety and tolerability of enzyme replacement therapy are controlled by registering and treating the potential side effects and measurement of the anti-alglucosidase alfa antibodies. A number of different general recommendations are also included.

  16. Report on the achievements in fiscal 1999 of research and development of a femto-second technology. Research and developing of a electric power generation facility monitoring system utilizing high-luminance X-ray pulses; 1999 nendo femto byo technology no kenkyu kaihatsu seika hokokusho. Kokido X sen riyo hatsuden shisetsu monitoring system no kenkyu kaihatsu

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    2000-03-01

    Researches have been made with an objective to generate femto-second high-luminance X-ray pulses by using interactions between femto-second light pulses and high-density electron ray pulses, and to develop a technology to use the above pulses to measure objects moving at high speeds. This paper reports the achievements in fiscal 1999. In research and development of the ultra short light/electron ray pulse generating and controlling technology, totally solid laser was used as an excitation source for a mode synchronous laser transmitter. A high-accuracy moving stage driven by piezo elements and motor was used to actively control the resonator length by using the RF reference signals, wherein time fluctuation was reduced down to 100 fs level. Design and fabrication were performed on an electron ray accelerator and an electron ray transporter of the electron ray source system for Compton X-ray. Electron energy of 12 MeV and electric charge of 1 nC were achieved in an electron beam acceleration test. In the research and development of a femto-second high-luminance X-ray pulse generating technology, design and fabrication were carried out on a Compton collision chamber that can generate X-ray pulses with high luminance. (NEDO)

  17. Fiscal 1999 technical achievement report. Development project on prompt-effect international standards for developing new industry (Standardization of methods for evaluating performance of fabrics equipped with special functions); 1999 nendo shinki sangyo ikusei sokkogata kokusai hyojun kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Tokushu kino sen'i seihin no seino hyoka hoho no hyojunka

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    2000-03-01

    No method is available for quantitatively evaluating the performance and safety of antibacterial fabrics, and the lack impedes smooth implementation of international trade. As a measure to remedy the fault, a test method is developed for quantitative evaluation, and presented for acceptance as an international standard. In the proposed antibacterial test, 2ml of liquid with its bacterial population increased to 10{sup 4}/ml in a preculture is filtrated under reduced pressure for the trapping of bacteria in the filter paper, the paper is scrubbed by a test cloth for transfer, the cloth is left in a constant-temperature constant-humidity chamber, and the bacteria are washed out and then counted by chemiluminescence. The change in the number of bacteria thus determined is used to quantify the antibacterial feature. Safety is examined by a skin irritancy test method using a cultured skin model. A specimen is attached to a cultured skin model, left in a constant-temperature constant-humidity chamber for a specified time period, and then peeled from the model. The cultured skin model is dyed by an MTT enzyme. Unaffected live cells are dyed violaceous by the MTT enzyme. Dyed cells are solvent-extracted, and the number of dyed cells is determined by colorimetry. The number of cells remaining alive is compared with a reference specimen for the determination of the degree of safety. (NEDO)

  18. The difficulty of measuring the absorption of scattered sunlight by H2O and CO2 in volcanic plumes: A comment on Pering et al. “A novel and inexpensive method for measuring volcanic plume water fluxes at high temporal resolution,” Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 146

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    Kern, Christoph

    2017-01-01

    In their recent study, Pering et al. (2017) presented a novel method for measuring volcanic water vapor fluxes. Their method is based on imaging volcanic gas and aerosol plumes using a camera sensitive to the near-infrared (NIR) absorption of water vapor. The imaging data are empirically calibrated by comparison with in situ water measurements made within the plumes. Though the presented method may give reasonable results over short time scales, the authors fail to recognize the sensitivity of the technique to light scattering on aerosols within the plume. In fact, the signals measured by Pering et al. are not related to the absorption of NIR radiation by water vapor within the plume. Instead, the measured signals are most likely caused by a change in the effective light path of the detected radiation through the atmospheric background water vapor column. Therefore, their method is actually based on establishing an empirical relationship between in-plume scattering efficiency and plume water content. Since this relationship is sensitive to plume aerosol abundance and numerous environmental factors, the method will only yield accurate results if it is calibrated very frequently using other measurement techniques.

  19. Fiscal 2000 achievement report on the venture business assisting type regional consortium - Core industry creation type. Development of technology for manufacturing large-size, optionally shapable, totally oxide type continuous fiber ceramic composite; 2000 nendo chiiki consortium kenkyu kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. All oxide ogata nin'i keijo renzoku sen'i kyoka ceramics no seizo gijutsu kaihatsu

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    2001-03-01

    This research and development endeavor is based on Tokyo University's technical seeds and aims to put on the market Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} based CFCC (continuous fiber ceramic composite) materials. They do not break down and are shapable into large or complicate forms as required, which features are not to be expected from a single ceramic material, and are usable in a high temperature oxidizing atmosphere. High purity alumina fiber and alumina-silica fiber containing 70% of Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} were selected, and woven. The resultant cloth was baked at a low temperature for burning away organic impurities. The cloth was then immersed in a zirconia sol containing 30wt% of the stock solution, and was allowed to dry at 105 degrees C. An alumina slurry was prepared containing a dispersant and a binder, and was applied to the zirconia-soaked cloth until it was as thick as desired. The cloth was kept at 800 degrees C for 1 hour for degreasing, and was baked at a low temperature where no heat caused degradation of the ceramic fiber would occur. Specimens stand long use when the temperature is 1,300 degrees or lower for high purity fiber and approximately 1,150 degrees or lower for alumina-silica fiber. They withstand 30-100MPa, dependent on the manufacturing conditions and the kind of fiber used. (NEDO)

  20. NATO Independent Cost Estimating and the Role of Life Cycle Cost Analysis in Managing the Defence Enterprise (Estimation independante des couts de l’OTAN et role de l’analyse des couts globaux de possesssion au sen de l’OTAN)

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  1. Features and performance of PCa board which cuts off the electromagnetic wave. Electromagnetic shield building using the carbon fiber contamination PCa board; Denjiha wo shadansuru PCa ban no tokucho to seino. Tanso sen'i konnyu PCa ban wo mochiita denji shirudobiru

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    Yoshida, Katsuo; Kasai, Yasuaki [Obayashi Corp., Osaka (Japan); Okada, Shin' ichiro; Sakamoto, Shin [Osaka Gas Corp., Osaka (Japan)

    1999-03-10

    With the rapid popularization of public radio information communication equipment, portable telephones, wireless LAN, etc., the interception (building shield) of the electromagnetic wave internal and external the building becomes large problem. As process equal to the convention and the method in which the cost is possible, they did do not shield the whole building, and also ensure the comfort as an office, and PCa board which mixed the carbon fiber into the mortar was developed. They described the survey result of the electromagnetic shield performance of the building which constructed by using this in external wall. They explained electromagnetism characteristics of the contamination mortar and application to the PCa board and method. They carried out the measurement in the electromagnetic shield room laboratory, and they obtained next result. 1) There is seldom on the effect both only the concrete and only by the carbon fiber mesh. 2) They considered the effect that carbon fiber chop 1% are mixed into the concrete. 3) The effect became a maximum, when carbon fiber chop and carbon fiber mesh were mixed, and they confirmed being excellent cost-concerned. (NEDO)

  2. FY 2000 report on the results of the R and D of femtosecond technology. R and D of high intensity X-ray pulse use power generation facility monitoring system; 2000 nendo femto byo technology no kenkyu kaihatsu seika hokokusho. Kokido X sen pulse riyo hatsuden shisetsu monitoring system no kenkyu kaihatsu

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    This project aims at creating new industrial basement technology which supports the highly information-oriented society in the 21st century, conducts the R and D of technology to control the state of light and electron in the femtosecond time domain (10{sup -15} - 10{sup -12} sec), and establishes the basement technology which exceeds the speed limit of the conventional electronics technology and also includes new functionality. Especially, in the R and D of the high intensity X-ray pulse use power generation facility monitoring system, the establishment is aimed at of the basement technology toward the realization of non-stop inspection of high speed moving objects of power generation facilities, etc. using femtosecond high intensity X-ray pulse generated in the interaction between femtosecond optical pulse and high density electron beam pulse. In this fiscal year, femtosecond X-ray was successfully generated. The pulse width of X-ray: 400fs, the wavelength: 6 angstroms, the X-ray dose generated in one collision: 10{sup 4} photons/pulse or more, and the energy of electron beam colliding with laser optical pulse: 12 MeV. Moreover, developed were the laser amplifying system and the stabilized high power femtosecond laser system. (NEDO)

  3. Právní otázky související s problematikou translidí pod zorným úhlem rozhodnutí Velkého senátu ESLP ve věci Hämäläinen vs Finsko

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    Doležal, Adam

    2014-01-01

    Roč. 4, č. 3 (2014), s. 44-60 ISSN 1804-8137 R&D Projects: GA ČR(CZ) GA14-35646S Institutional support: RVO:68378122 Keywords : transgender * marriage * registered partnership Subject RIV: AG - Legal Sciences http://www.ilaw.cas.cz/medlawjournal/index.php/medlawjournal/article/view/82/80

  4. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of central venous catheters treated with Minocycline and Rifampicin in preventing bloodstream infections in intensive care patients [Medizinische Wirksamkeit und Kosteneffektivität von Minocyclin/Rifampicin-beschichteten zentralvenösen Kathetern zur Prävention von Blutbahninfektionen bei Patienten in intensivmedizinischer Betreuung

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    Neusser, Silke

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available [english] The use of central venous catheters coated with antibiotics can avoid bloodstream infections with intensive care patients. This is the result of a scientific examination which has been published by the DIMDI. Costs could be also saved in this way. However, according to the authors, the underlying studies do not allow absolutely valid statements.[german] Der Einsatz bestimmter Antibiotika-beschichteter Venenkatheter kann bei Intensivpatienten Blutbahninfektionen vermeiden. So das Ergebnis einer wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung, die das DIMDI veröffentlicht hat. Auch ließen sich damit Kosten einsparen. Allerdings erlauben, laut den Autoren, die zugrunde gelegten Studien keine uneingeschränkt gültigen Aussagen.

  5. Study of the diffusion in the {alpha} brasses, using the evaporation or condensation of zinc - influence of the diffusion sense and of impurities (first and second thesis); Etude de la diffusion dans les laitons {alpha} au moyen des methodes d'evaporation ou de condensation du zinc influence du sens de diffusion et de la presence d'impurete (premiere et deuxieme these)

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    Accary, A [Commissariat a l' Energie Atomique, Saclay (France). Centre d' Etudes Nucleaires

    1955-12-15

    The author develops a zero concentration extrapolation method for the exact determination of the diffusion coefficient. He applies it to the comparison of the inward and outward diffusion coefficient in {alpha} brasses. In a second part he shows the large influence of traces of some elements such as P, As, Sb, on the diffusion velocity in {alpha} brasses. (author) [French] L'auteur montre comment, au moyen d'une extrapolation a variation de concentration nulle, ces methodes permettent d'atteindre rigoureusement la valeur du coefficient de diffusion. Il les utilise pour comparer la valeur du coefficient de diffusion avec enrichissement en zinc a la valeur du coefficient de diffusion avec appauvrissement en zinc. Dans une seconde partie, il met en evidence la grande influence de traces d'elements tels que le phosphore, l'arsenic, l'antimoine sur la vitesse de diffusion dans les laitons {alpha}. (auteur)

  6. Study on the improvement of high temperature mechanical properties of carbon fiber reinforced ceramics composites through texture and interface controls; Tanso sen`i kyoka ceramics fukugo zairyo no soshiki kaimen seigyo ni yoru koon rikigaku tokusei kaizen ni kansuru kenkyu

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    1996-03-01

    To improve the tenacity and reliability of ceramics, the fiber reinforced ceramics composites compounding high strength long fibers and ceramics have been investigated. In this study, carbon fibers were selected as reinforcement fibers. The hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) was selected as a matrix having the plastic deformation performance. To intend to control the composition of the fiber/matrix interface, composites were created by adding polysilazane which was an organic Si (Si3N4) source. Relationships between the condition of interface of each phase and the high temperature mechanical properties were examined by changing the fabrication condition, to grasp the technical problems, such as the optimization of fabrication condition. Knowledge on the fabrication of long fiber reinforced ceramics composites was obtained including the arbitrary control technology of interface consistency of ceramics composites for super high temperature structures. The carbon fiber reinforced hBN composites developed in this study have excellent strength up to 1,500 centigrade and fracture energy, and they are new prospective materials as well as C/C composites. 4 refs., 37 figs., 13 tabs.

  7. Porovnání sklízecích řezaček JOHN DEERE 7800 Pro Drive a JOHN DEERE 7300 při sklizni senáže a kukuřice na siláž

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    ADAMEC, Petr

    2016-01-01

    This thesis introduces processed information and ideas related to the line for crop processing. A review of literature is focused on characteristics of basic forage and forage harvesters. The methodology includes procedures for measurement and comparison between the forage harvesters John Deere 7800 and John Deere 7300. Results of the work carry measured and calculated data which were obtained in year 2015. Harvesters are compared in terms of forage cutting and grain grinding quality, perform...

  8. Study on high quality spectral materials for emitted soft X-ray. Special study on inorganic materials between FY 1991 and FY 1995; Hoshako nan X sen`yo bunko zairyo no kohinshitsuka ni kansuru kenkyu. 1991 nendo - 1995 nendo muki zaishitsu tokubetsu kenkyu

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    1996-11-28

    This is No.93 report of National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials. Single crystal growth of YB66 was investigated to develop the single crystal of YB66 as a spectral material for synchrotron emitted soft X-ray. The emitted light is white light including from visible radiation to hard X-ray. Usually, it is used as homogeneous light through spectra. There are K-absorption edges of Mg and Si in the region ranging from 1 to 2 keV, which is significant for material science. There has been no proper spectral elemental device for application of the emitted spectra. The YB66 is the most suitable for this purpose. For the single crystal growth of high crystalline YB66, high frequency indirect heating floating method has been developed. For the growth furnace, a mechanism has been developed, by which pressurized gas atmosphere can be sealed with magnetic fluid. At the same time, the growth axis can be driven in high accuracy. From evaluation of the elemental device, energy resolution of 0.5{times}10{sup -3} was obtained as expected. By using this spectral device, accurate measurements of XAFS and EXAFS can be conducted with excellent operability for K-absorption edges of Mg and Si. 15 refs., 54 figs., 1 tab.

  9. L'éveil du sens des autres à l'école:quelles compétences à developer chez les élèves? (Raising Awareness with Respect to Others, in School: Which Student Skills Should be Developed?

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    ALAIN BAUDRIT

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Awareness with respect to others is strictly related to the type of interpersonal relations which persons maintain within a given culture. However, this awareness can also show certain deficiencies in modern societies (Augé, 1994. In this case, the school may have a role to play with respect to rehabilitating this awareness, that is, enhancing the attention given to others. First and foremost, group methods appear quite well suited to answer these expectations. There really are reasons for the development of student skills other than classical social abilities (knowing how to listen to their work partners, being able to work together with them, etc.. From this point of view, the social/emotional track appears to be quite promising, from a social-constructivist perspective.

  10. FY 1998 annual summary report on development of techniques for keeping water environments in good conditions by utilizing phenomena involving immobilization of microorganisms on soft structures of carbon fibers (abbreviated to carbon/water environment project); 1998 nendo tanso sen'i nansoshiki eno biseibutsu kochaku gensho wo riyoshita mizukankyo seibi gijutsu no kaihatsu seika hokokusho. Ryakusho tanso mizukankyo project

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    1999-03-01

    This project is aimed at creation of the new industry of keeping water environments in good conditions in wide amphitrichous areas by establishing the technical systems for applying the phenomena in which microorganisms are massively immobilized on a carbon fiber bundle suspended in water to, e.g., purification of sewage systems, rivers and ponds, and providing sites for algae to grow, and by commercializing these systems. The following 3 themes have been established. The first theme is to develop the techniques for braiding/weaving carbon fibers. The second theme is to analyze characteristics of the immobilized microorganism groups. The third theme is to establish the principles of utilization. The FY 1997 R&D efforts were directed to production of a total of 57 types of braided/woven carbon fibers, development of sizing agents, and analysis of microorganism groups. In FY 1998, the carbon fibers treated with new sizing agents have been developed, and the braided/woven carbon fibers are being tested in water purification systems and algae sites. It is found that the microorganism groups exhibit synergistic effects between the pumping function and carbon/gel materials. The simulation models are being developed for system designs. The systems which apparently show the effects of this method have been classified by analyzing the field test results. (NEDO)

  11. Report on the FY 1999 research survey of durability and life estimation of continuous fiber reformed ceramics base composites (CFCC); 1999 nendo renzoku sen'i kaishitsu ceramics ki fukugo zairyo (CFCC) no taikyusei to jumyo yosoku ni kansuru kenkyu chosa hokokusho

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    2000-03-01

    The paper described the results of the FY 1999 research on continuous fiber reformed ceramics base composites (CFCC). As reinforced fiber, ZMI grade fiber was used. Polyzirconocarbosilane, raw material of that fiber, as matrices, was dispersed with zircon powder. The composite has remarkably more excellent heat resistance, oxidation resistance, corrosion resistance, and fracture resistance than metal, but so far there are seen no examples of the actual use. One of the causes is the shortage of the database for design of actual parts, especially, of the data on durability under actual environmental loads, and the reduction in reliability by a lack of life estimation technology. Accordingly, the basic experiments were carried out for the elucidation of environmental degradation and for the durability and development of life estimation technology. The experiments were made a step to the promotion of commercialization. As material form, minicomposite was used for unidirectional reinforcement for analytical convenience. Further, as a process to improve the durability of CFCC, minicomposite with glass seal put on was also evaluated. The experiments evaluated the residual strength after basic environmental exposure conditions, and the empirical formula for life estimation was proposed. (NEDO)

  12. FY 2000 Project of developing international standards for supporting new industries. Standardization of the crushed, recycled CFRPs (carbon-fiber reinforced plastics); 2000 nendo shinki sangyo shiengata kokusai hyojun kaihatsu jigyo seika hokokusho. Recycle CFRP (tanso sen'i kyoka plastic) funsaihin no hyojunka

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    2001-03-01

    Described herein are the FY 2000 results of development of the basic technologies for, e.g., recycling CFRPs by crushing/screening them and also recycling carbon fibers by removing the matrices; development of the methods of measuring characteristics of the recycled stock materials; and standardization of the specifications, for proposing the international standards. The program for methods of crushing CFRPs tests the cylindrical CFRP samples (thickness: approximately 7mm) composed of high-strength carbon fibers and epoxy resin, to confirm feasibility of crushing by a shear type crusher. The program for removing the CFRP matrices studies epoxy resin as the representative thermosetting resin matrix material, to confirm that the matrix can be removed basically without greatly deteriorating strength of the carbon fibers by selecting an adequate catalyst and treating conditions. The program for studying the international standards finds neither international standard dedicated only for recycling CFRPs nor movement for establishing them. (NEDO)

  13. Scale Issues Related to the Accuracy Assessment of Land Use/Land Cover Maps Produced Using Multi-Resolution Data: Comments on “The Improvement of Land Cover Classification by Thermal Remote Sensing”. Remote Sens. 2015, 7(7, 8368–8390

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    Brian A. Johnson

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Much remote sensing (RS research focuses on fusing, i.e., combining, multi-resolution/multi-sensor imagery for land use/land cover (LULC classification. In relation to this topic, Sun and Schulz [1] recently found that a combination of visible-to-near infrared (VNIR; 30 m spatial resolution and thermal infrared (TIR; 100–120 m spatial resolution Landsat data led to more accurate LULC classification. They also found that using multi-temporal TIR data alone for classification resulted in comparable (and in some cases higher classification accuracies to the use of multi-temporal VNIR data, which contrasts with the findings of other recent research [2]. This discrepancy, and the generally very high LULC accuracies achieved by Sun and Schulz (up to 99.2% overall accuracy for a combined VNIR/TIR classification result, can likely be explained by their use of an accuracy assessment procedure which does not take into account the multi-resolution nature of the data. Sun and Schulz used 10-fold cross-validation for accuracy assessment, which is not necessarily inappropriate for RS accuracy assessment in general. However, here it is shown that the typical pixel-based cross-validation approach results in non-independent training and validation data sets when the lower spatial resolution TIR images are used for classification, which causes classification accuracy to be overestimated.

  14. Achievement report for fiscal 1999 on research and development of technologies for medical welfare equipment. High-speed and three-dimensional X-ray CT system using a cone beam X-ray; 1999 nendo iryo fukushi kiki kenkyu kaihatsu seika hokokusho. Kosoku kon beam sanjigen x sen CT (energy shiyo gorika)

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    2000-05-01

    Research and development is conducted of (1) a three dimensional data reconstruction system and (2) a three-dimensional image processing system. Under item (1), an experimental 3-dimensional image reconstruction unit is built. Its arithmetic performance is evaluated, and it is found that it will complete a 512{sup 3}-voxel reconstruction process in 5 minutes. An experimenting system which is a one-piece unit is built for evaluating apparatuses. Under item (2), a viewer is fabricated as an element basic to 3-dimensional image processing, which is to display 3-dimensional data in a 2-dimensional image. In addition, basic 3-dimensional image processing is enabled by adding to the viewer an image filter and a function of describing the cross section at an arbitrarily chosen angle. In the development of a total system, (1) a basic design is prepared for a data collecting device IC, (2) a sampling grate is designed, (3) basic designs are prepared for the gantry and the bed, and (4) an image quality assessment system is constructed. Under item (1), specifications are determined for the data collecting device IC, and a test piece is built. Under item (2), it is confirmed that the experimental data transmitter is capable of 622Mbps. Under item (3), preparation of a detailed design is stared. Under item (4), a simulation is conducted for the formation of a human body equivalent-phantom. (NEDO)

  15. FY 1998 results of the regional consortium R and D project/the venture promotion type regional consortium R and D (small-/medium-size venture creation type). Development of a new X-ray wavelength-modulated diffraction system; 1998 nendo hacho henco kaisetsuho wo mochiita shin x sen kaisetsu hochi no kaihatsu seika hokokusho

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    2000-03-01

    In the wavelength-modulated X-ray diffraction method, noting that synchrotron radiation (SR) is a high luminance white light with the continuous wavelength distribution, the Blagg refection from crystals is recorded by continuously changing the wavelength. The paper described the results of the development. The camera distance/diameter were made variable in connection with the wavelength modulation. By expanding the area (enlargement of screen) of imaging plate (IP) by Weissenberg camera method, the number of diffraction dots increased, and the data on wavelength gradient were made exact. The camera was completed as designed by introducing X-ray beams, adjusting collimator, specimens, and position of IP. The concentrating mirror device is integrated into the beam line of the SR center, and mirror effects were confirmed through the actual synchrotron radiation. The function of wavelength modulation of double crystal spectrometer was also confirmed. Two kinds of ferrocene derivatives were synthesized of which the wavelength modulation effect is expected as specimen for functional test. Monocrystals were successfully raised, and measured by wavelength-modulated X-ray diffraction device. The validity of phase determination function of the developmental device was confirmed with the results of the existing structure analysis as reference. (NEDO)

  16. Avaliação do campo de tensões residuais por difração de raios - X utilizando o método do sen²ψ em revestimentos metálicos do aço inoxidável E308-L

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    Raphael. H. F. Melo

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available A aplicação por soldagem de revestimentos metálicos de aços e ligas nobres resistentes à corrosão é uma alternativa bastante razoável economicamente frente à fabricação de componentes maciços nestas ligas. Entretanto há uma carência de informações sobre as alterações mecânico/metalúrgicas causadas pelos ciclos térmicos de soldagem quando da aplicação destes revestimentos, principalmente sobre a influência sobre o nível de tensões residuais , que é mister no entendimento do fenômeno da corrosão assistida por tensão. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o nível de tensões residuais superficiais em revestimentos do aço inoxidável AWS E308-L T-1 aplicados pelo processo de soldagem ao Arco Elétrico com Arame Tubular sobre chapas do aço ASTM A36. As medições das tensões residuais foram realizadas por um difratômetro portátil de raios - X na superfície dos revestimentos e os principais resultados obtidos foram que a natureza das tensões residuais na superfície dos revestimentos sempre se apresentou compressivas e não observou-se uma linearidade da magnitude das tensões residuais em função da energia de soldagem.

  17. Development of fiber product recycling technology in fiscal 1998. Achievement report on developing woven product technology utilizing 'waste selvages' generated from weaving process; 1998 nendo sen'i seihin recycle gijutsu kaihatsu seika hokokusho. Seishoku no sai ni hasseisuru 'sutemimi' wo sairiyoshita orimono seihin gijutsu kaihatsu

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    2000-03-01

    Researches have been made to develop a technology to re-utilize 'waste selvages' generated from weaving process as weaving yarn, and recycle it into toiletry related products such as bath mats and toilet mats. In developing a technology to unify the waste selvage widths, such a research achievement was obtained that one side of the waste selvage width of 19 to 25 mm is most suitable for making the selvages into yarn, whereas the 'waste yarn standard' was established. In the waste selvage winding technology, development was achieved on a dedicated winder which is interlocked with the waste selvage roller on the yarn feeding side. In developing the technologies for waste selvage starching, twisting, and heating, a double twister that can handle very large yarn number counts was developed. For the winding device that can handle yarns of large counts, a re-winder was developed to rewind the yarn by rotating a dying bobbin of the up-twister system. In the weaving technology dealing large count yarns, the tension device and the pile forming device were developed. Twenty-seven kinds of prototype bath mats were fabricated through the experimental production, whose prospect of commercialization has come into the realization range. (NEDO)

  18. The role of cross-group friendship and emotions in adolescents' attitudes towards inclusion.

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    Grütter, Jeanine; Gasser, Luciano; Malti, Tina

    2017-03-01

    Most countries have started to educate students with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream schools, but it remains unclear how inclusive attitudes towards students with SEN can be promoted. This study investigated the role of adolescents' friendships and socio-moral competencies for their attitudes towards the inclusion of students with SEN. Specifically, we studied whether adolescents without SEN would develop more inclusive attitudes if they had close friendships with SEN students and if they expressed negative emotions about social exclusion. Adolescents' inclusive attitudes and their emotions were gathered from survey data of 1225 Swiss students aged 11-13. Social network data were collected to assess adolescents' friendship relationships. The results indicated that adolescents' friendship closeness with SEN students positively related to their inclusive attitudes. However, this was only true for adolescents who anticipated more negative than positive emotions if a student with SEN was excluded. These findings highlight the role of friendship relationships between adolescents with and without SEN and adolescents' socio-moral experiences for their attitudes towards the inclusion of peers with SEN. Thus, inclusive education may benefit from promoting friendships among students with and without SEN as well as adolescents' socio-moral competencies. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  19. Arms Industries: New Suppliers and Regional Security

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    1990-01-01

    Implication," Asian Defense Journal (Septem- ber 1981), p. 36. 174 Sanders . As quoted: Amartya Sen , "How Is India Doiltg?" The New York Review of Books...University, through the Institute for National Strategic Studies, hosts about two dozen Sen -vor Fellows who engage in original research on national...building sub- marines under license from the West German Thys- sen Nordseewerke. West Germany also has helped Argentina produce Meko 140 class frigates

  20. Afghanistan’s Local War: Building Local Defense Forces

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    2010-01-01

    Afghanistan’s Local War: Building Local Defense Forces economic and other development conditions. As the Nobel Prize- winning economist Amartya Sen ...strengthen warlords 9 Amartya Sen , Development as Freedom, New York: Anchor Books, 2000, p. 11. Mitigating Risks 77 • weaken central government forces...Taliban Afghanistan, Bonn: Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2002. Sen , Amartya , Development as Freedom, New York: Anchor Books, 2000. Shahrani

  1. The DTIC Review. Volume 1, Number 1: Nuclear Proliferation and Deterrence in a Changing Political World

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    1995-08-01

    Mathematical Expectation" by David Schmeidler and Peter Wakker, "Expected Utility Hypothesis" by Mark Machina, "Rational Behavior" by Amartya Sen ...other regional adversaries are not secure and, hence, are highly sen - sitive to this form of pressure. The question is whether such threats can be used...Warsaw Pact." Moreover, conventional military capabilities are constantly changing through advances in armor, avionics, sen - sors, munitions. etc

  2. International Considerations Associated with Economic Planning for Recovery from a Generalized Disaster

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    1988-06-01

    Financial Crises and the World Banking System. New York: St. Martin’s, 1986, pp 77-116. Sen , Amartya . Poverty and Famines: Ar Essay on Entitlement and Dj•ri...ation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981a. Sen , Amartya . "Ingrediants of Famine Analysis: Availability and Entitlements," Quarterly Journal of...from outside ( Sen , 1981a, 1981b). The famines occurred morg beccuse of local income failure than because of even relatively nearby food uxavailability

  3. Oil Price Movements and Globalisation: Is There a Connection?

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    2002-09-01

    article, Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen (2001), of Cambridge University, provides some basic answers to several of the key elements of this debate...Jeffrey (2000), “Globalization and patterns of economic development”, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, Vol. 136, No. 4. Sen , Amartya (2001), “If it’s fair...well served by the current system. Sen is suggesting that various parts of the world have evolved somewhat differ- ently over the last few decades and

  4. Africa’s Evolving Infosystems: A Pathway to Security and Stability

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    2011-03-01

    one million megabytes equals a terabyte. Put differently, 1,048,576 (1,0242) megabytes = 1 terabyte. 67 Amartya Sen , Poverty and Famines: An Essay...on Entitlements and Deprivation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981); see also Amartya Sen , “Development: Which Way Now?” The Economic Journal 93...no. 372 (December 1983). 68 Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen , The Political Economy of Hunger (Oxford: Clar- endon Press, 1990), 263. There are echoes of

  5. America’s Transitional Capacity: War, Systems, and Globalization

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    alleviate human suffering. Amartya Sen supports the Wilsonian philosophy by pointing out that 44Mead, 131. 45Ibid., 103. 46Mead, 164-7. 19...E. Fiasco: the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2003 to 2005. Reprint ed. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2007. Sen , Amartya . Development as...they produced a large naval forces in order to expand trade markets and ensure 47Amartya Sen , Development as Freedom (New York: Anchor Books, 1999

  6. Fawā’id al-fu’ād yā Malfūẓāt-e Ḫvāja Niẓām al-Dīn Awliyā’. Éd. Muḥammad Laṭīf Malik, par les soins de Moḥsen Kiyānī, Téhéran, Rowzane, 1377/1998, 348 p.

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    M. Kiyānī « Mīrā », à qui l’on doit l’excellent Tārīḫ-e ḫāneqāh dar Īrān (1ère éd., Téhéran, 1369) a ici mis à jour et considérablement amélioré le texte établi par M. L. Malik, Lahore, 1966 (avec une courte introduction en ourdou). Il s’agit d’un des textes fondamentaux des Čištiyya indiens : le recueil des dits et actes du célèbre maître Čištī, Niẓām al-Dīn Awliyā’ Boḫārī (634/ 1236 à 725/1325), compilé par son disciple, le non moins célèbre Amīr Ḥasan b. ‘Alā’ Sijzī Dehlavī (651/1253-4 à 7...

  7. Study of the diffusion in the {alpha} brasses, using the evaporation or condensation of zinc - influence of the diffusion sense and of impurities (first and second thesis); Etude de la diffusion dans les laitons {alpha} au moyen des methodes d'evaporation ou de condensation du zinc influence du sens de diffusion et de la presence d'impurete (premiere et deuxieme these)

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    The author develops a zero concentration extrapolation method for the exact determination of the diffusion coefficient. He applies it to the comparison of the inward and outward diffusion coefficient in {alpha} brasses. In a second part he shows the large influence of traces of some elements such as P, As, Sb, on the diffusion velocity in {alpha} brasses. (author) [French] L'auteur montre comment, au moyen d'une extrapolation a variation de concentration nulle, ces methodes permettent d'atteindre rigoureusement la valeur du coefficient de diffusion. Il les utilise pour comparer la valeur du coefficient de diffusion avec enrichissement en zinc a la valeur du coefficient de diffusion avec appauvrissement en zinc. Dans une seconde partie, il met en evidence la grande influence de traces d'elements tels que le phosphore, l'arsenic, l'antimoine sur la vitesse de diffusion dans les laitons {alpha}. (auteur)

  8. Fiscal 1999 achievement report on regional consortium research and development project. Regional consortium research and development in its 3rd year (Development of technology for treating aquatic environments using microorganisms fixed carbon fibers--Abbreviation: Carbon/aquatic environment project); 1999 nendo tanso sen'i nansoshiki eno biseibutsu kochaku gensho wo riyoshita mizukankyo seibi gijutsu no kaihatsu (ryakusho: tanso mizukankyo project) seika hokokusho. 3

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    A carbon fiber has been developed, which is easy to fabricate and allows microorganisms to anchor on. For its application to purify water, the fiber should be formed into an umbrella-type fringe and used in water featuring BOD (biological oxygen demand): 5-600ppm and chlorophyll-a: 80{mu}g/L or less and flowing at an appropriate speed. Communities of microbes speedily anchor themselves in large quantities on the carbon fiber fringe, and they are difficult to remove and highly active. Inside the anchored groups, there exist, in addition to aerobic microbial phases, anaerobic microbial phases occupying 40%. In an appropriate flow the microbial communities on the fringe perform a kind of pumping motion and exhibits a great mass transfer velocity. Carboniphilic bacteria exert a great influence during the initial stage of the anchoring process. Various woven carbon fiber products are used as artificial waterweeds and provide spawning grounds which are favored by fishes. The carbon fiber products may have some attractive trait which invites them. The characteristics of the anchored microbial communities are determined by synergism between the physical/chemical peculiarities of the carbon fiber and the nature of carbon favorable toward living organisms. Principles to follow in the use of carbon fiber products are mentioned. (NEDO)

  9. Report of the results of the fiscal 1997 regional consortium R and D project. Regional consortium field / Development of technology to treat aquatic environment by using microorganisms fixed on carbon fabrics (abbreviation: carbon/aquatic environment project) (first fiscal year); 1997 nendo chiiki consortium kenkyu kaihatsu jigyo. Chiiki consortium bun`ya / tanso sen`i nansoshiki eno biseibutsu kochaku gensho wo riyoshita mizukankyo seibi gijutsu no kaihatsu (ryakusho: tanso mizu kankyo project) daiichi nendo seika hokokusho

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    Out of the development of technology to arrange the aquatic environment using phenomena of microorganism fixation on carbon fiber soft textures, the paper stated the fiscal 1997 result. On carbon fibers in a state of swaying in water, microorganisms in water fix in an amazingly large quantity. A catalog was compiled of 58 kinds of carbon fabrics trially woven and knitted. When carbon fiber is used as activated sludge carrier, activity of microorganism lasts more than one year. Only a little amount of surplus sludge is generated. The fixed microorganisms are more active in case of carbon fiber than in case of nylon and polyester fibers. Fiber texture models of carbon fiber fixing activated sludge groups were proposed. By pump operation, the water flow inside/outside microorganism groups is being accelerated. Several new strains of bacillus carboniphilus were isolated/identified from soil and marsh. To grasp relationships of characteristics among three elements such as the state of aquatic environment, fiber, and microorganism group, the experiment was prepared. Preliminary work is conducted to derive a simple equation for facility design, and experimental directions to obtain design conditions were proposed. 6 refs., 166 figs., 47 tabs.

  10. Public subscription project for international joint research proposals in fiscal 2000 - public subscription of international proposal (Substitution No.2). Report on achievements in developing technologies to produce oil-alternative energies from fibrous material based biomass and industrial wastes; 2000 nendo kokusai kyodo kenkyu teian kobo jigyo - kokusai teian kobo (daitai No.2). Sen'ishitsukei biomass oyobi sangyo haikibutsu kara no sekiyu daitai energy seisan gijutsu no kaihatsu seika hokokusho

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    Development has been advanced on technologies to manufacture methanol efficiently by combining a technology to convert selectively fibrous material based biomass into sugar under high concentration sulfuric acid condition with the immobilized enzyme flash fermentation process, both being developed in the United States. Activities have been taken in the following three fields: 1) establishment of an optimal biomass treatment condition by using concentrated sulfuric acid, 2) chromatographic separation of sugar and sulfuric acid, and 3) discussions on conditions to apply the immobilized enzyme flash fermentation process. In Item 1), discussions were given, using rice straw and waste woods as the object, on effects of biomass particle size, sulfuric acid to biomass feeding ratio, sulfuric acid concentration, reaction temperature and time on the cellulose to hemicellulose reaction ratio and the sugar conversion factor, whereas it was revealed that the governing factors are the biomass/sulfuric acid contact area and the reaction temperature. In Item 2), a chromatographic device filled with anion ion exchange resin was used to set the sugar recovery rate of 100% and the sulfuric acid recovery rate of 93%. (NEDO)

  11. FY 1999 New Sunshine Project survey research project - Survey on the long-term energy technology strategy, etc. Fundamental survey to decide on the industrial technology strategy - Technology strategy by field (Fiber technology field); 1999 nendo choki energy gijutsu senryaku nado ni kansuru chosa hokokusho. Sangyo gijutsu senryaku sakutei kiban chosa (bun'yabetsu gijutsu senryaku (sen'i gijutsu bun'ya))

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    The survey/study were conducted to contribute to proposing technology strategies such as the analysis of the present state of technical competitive force and the forecast in the fiber industry technology field. For the fiber industry to meet the requests from the society in the 21st century and to develop as an industry, it is necessary to achieve the technology innovation by making use of technology and recreation. As important seeds for which the Japanese fiber industry should focus efforts, the following were cited: To double the strength of general-purpose polymer synthetic fiber; To add the environmental control function by gradient functionalization; To practically use the environmental harmony type nonaqueous working process; To develop the fiber environmentally friendly and fiber working process; To give sensor functions such as temperature-humidity sensitive function; To develop petroleum substituting fiber materials; To develop separation/decomposition technology and reproduction technology of composite materials; etc. Further, in the recreation field, the paper cited the arrangement of intellectual property protection/design property preservation, and the promotion of commercial base making and strengthening of life style proposals. (NEDO)

  12. Fiscal 1997 R and D project under a consignment from NEDO. R and D of the femtosecond technology (R and D of the monitoring system using high-intensity X-ray pulse for power plants); 1997 nendo Shin energy Sangyo Gijutsu Sogo Kaihatsu Kiko itaku. Femto byo technology no kenkyu kaihatsu (kokido X sen pulse riyo hatsuden shisetsu monitoring system no kenkyu kaihatsu) seika hokokusho

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    This paper reports the result on R and D of the femtosecond technology in fiscal 1997. Ultrahigh-speed electronic technology is indispensable for industrial basic technologies supporting the advanced information society in the 21st century. Control technology of photonic and electronic states in a femtosecond region is essential. In R and D of metrological technology using ultra-short light-pulses, study was made on generating and controlling technology for ultra- short light/electron beam pulses. Ti-sapphire mode-locked laser was prepared, and it was found that time-fluctuation of mode-locked laser pulses is measurable up to 100 femtosecond level. As measures against an instability of gain-switching semiconductor laser, light injection from the outside was effective. The stable directivity of laser beam was obtained by regenerative amplifier, while less temperature variation of an optical switch was necessary to stabilize energy. To generate femtosecond high-intensity X-ray pulse by collision of laser and electron beams, it was confirmed that sub- picosecond synchronization is possible by RF and picosecond laser synchronization circuit. 48 refs., 89 figs., 11 tabs.

  13. Do Sensível ao Inteligível: novos rumos comunicacionais em saúde por meio do estudo da Teoria Quântica De lo sensible a lo inteligible: nuevas maneras de comunicación en salud a través del estudio de la Teoría Cuántica From sensitive to intelligible: new communicational ways in healthcare with the study of Quantum Theory

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    Full Text Available Este estudo se propõe a apresentar uma reflexão teórica sobre a relação entre os conceitos de Ser Humano, saúde e doença, e as perspectivas advindas com o desenvolvimento da Teoria Quântica. Apresenta argumentos para a compreensão de que a partir do momento em que há o reconhecimento da dimensão espiritual, existe a necessidade de reformulações dos conceitos que norteiam a prática profissional, uma vez que são estes que possibilitam a interpretação e direcionam a resposta comunicacional que, no caso da saúde, resulta no atendimento ao doente. Entende como imperativa a necessidade, para o atendimento e compreensão da dimensão espiritual do Ser Humano, do aprofundamento do nível comunicacional que exercemos com as pessoas.Este estudio se propone presentar una reflexión teórica sobre la relación entre los conceptos de Ser Humano, salud y enfermedad, y las perspectivas provenientes del desarrollo de la Teoría Cuántica. Presenta argumentos para la comprensión de que a partir del momento en que se reconoce la dimensión espiritual, existe la necesidad de realizar reformulaciones de los conceptos que orientan la práctica profesional, una vez que son estos los que posibilitan la interpretación y dirigen la respuesta de comunicación que, en el caso de la salud, resulta en la atención al enfermo. Entiende como imperativa la necesidad de atender y comprender la dimensión espiritual del Ser Humano y, de profundizar el nivel de comunicación que ejercemos con las personas.The purpose of this study is to present a theoretical reflection about the relation between the Human Being, health and disease concepts, and the perspectives stemming from the development of the Quantum Theory. It presents arguments for the comprehension that, from the moment where the spiritual dimension is recognized, there is the need for reformulation of concepts that guide the professional practice, since they make interpretation possible and direct the communicational response that, in the case of healthcare, results in the service provided to the patient. The study also understands that the necessity of furthering the communicational level exerted on people is imperative to provide care and to comprehend the spiritual dimension of the Human Being.

  14. ACHP | News | Legislation Passes Senate

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    Hillary Clinton. "Bipartisan approval of this legislation by an overwhelming margin reflects the Bingaman, former Senator Pete Domenici, and Senators Hillary Clinton and Richard Burr." At a Capitol , who introduced the House version; Sen. Hillary Clinton and former Sen.Pete Domenici, who introduced

  15. GIS in oceanography: Status, hurdles and prospects

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  16. A General Approach to Nonrigid Registration: Decoupled Optimization

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    Juan Ruiz-Alzola Dep. Señales y Comunicaciones . Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, SPAIN Dep. Teorı́a de la Señal,Universidad de...s) and Address(es) Dep. Senales y Communicaciones Universidad de Las Palma de Gran Canaria, Spain Performing Organization Report Number Sponsoring

  17. NCBI nr-aa BLAST: CBRC-GGOR-01-1392 [SEVENS

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    Full Text Available CBRC-GGOR-01-1392 ref|YP_481595.1| electron transport protein SCO1/SenC [Frankia sp.... CcI3] gb|ABD11866.1| electron transport protein SCO1/SenC [Frankia sp. CcI3] YP_481595.1 7.7 35% ...

  18. The Chinese Century: Sino-American Relations -- Change, Challenges, and Opportunities in the 21st Century

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    immoral and it is dangerous” to view the Western emphasis on individualism as universal. (p.310) 114 Harvard professor, Amartya Sen argues... Amartya Sen , “Human Rights and Asian Values,” Sixteenth Morgenthau Memorial Lecture on Ethics and Foreign Policy (New York: Carnegie Council on Ethics

  19. Primary Schooling in West Bengal

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    2010-01-01

    With his Nobel Prize award money, Amartya Sen set up the Pratichi Trust which carries out research, advocacy and experimental projects in basic education, primary health care, and women's development in West Bengal and Bangladesh. Professor Sen himself took active interest in this work--helping set the agenda, looking at the evidence from…

  20. Commentary on "Education, Employment and Human Development: Illustrations from Mexico"

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    2007-01-01

    Flores-Crespo has written a timely paper, "Education, employment and human development: illustrations from Mexico". Flores-Crespo uses Amartya Sen's ideas to bring a fresh perspective to bear on the relationship between higher education and human development. Although there is growing interest in applying Sen's ideas in a range of…

  1. Game Theory, Decision Theory, and Social Choice Theory in the Context of a New Theory of Equity

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    1978-12-01

    Press of Harvard University. Sen , Amartya , 1977, "On Weights and Measures: Informational Constraints in Social Welfare Analysis," Econometrica, Vol...this requirement is a natural consequence of a setup that rules out cardinal utility, as Arrow (1978) and Sen (1977) have pointed out in different

  2. The Role of the U.S. Army in Health System Reconstruction and Development During Counterinsurgency

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    2012-06-08

    freedom. — Amartya Sen Development as Freedom Military medical personnel involved in health system reconstruction and development in Iraq and...Afghanistan. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2009. Sen , Amartya . Development as Freedom. New York: Anchor Books, 2000. Special Inspector General for

  3. Capability approach

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    Lærebogen er den første samlede danske præsentation af den af Amartya Sen og Martha Nussbaum udviklede Capability Approach. Bogen indeholder en præsentation og diskussion af Sen og Nussbaums teoretiske platform. I bogen indgår eksempler fra såvel uddannelse/uddannelsespolitik, pædagogik og omsorg....

  4. Selecting Capabilities for Quality of Life Measurement

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    Robeyns, Ingrid

    2005-01-01

    The capability approach advocates that interpersonal comparisons be made in the space of functionings and capabilities. However, Amartya Sen has not specified which capabilities should be selected as the relevant ones. This has provoked two types of criticism. The stronger critique is Martha Nussbaum's claim that Sen should endorse one specific…

  5. The Swarm, the Cloud, and the Importance of Getting There First: What’s at Stake in the Remote Aviation Culture Debate

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    Technology International 12 (February 2004): 68–72. 23. Amartya Sen , Commodities and Capabilities (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999). 24. David...intended targets only through the pilot’s aerial gunnery skill. The P-51 serves as an archetype of this era. With advances in sen - sors, beyond-visual-range

  6. Preventive Health Care Utilization: A Study of Factors Influencing Military Personnel in Their Use of Three Preventive Health Care Factors

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    Hospital 110 (January 1968): 115-17+ Sen , Amartya . "On Ignorance and Equal Distribution." American Economic Review 63, no. (December 1973): 1022-24...time far removed from consciousness, at least the consciousress of anyone who has not yet succumbed into sen lity. DCdth is understood to be a condition

  7. Individual Freedom and Institutional Frameworks in Development

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    2012-01-01

    In this article I explore Amartya Sen's contention that individual freedom represents both the objective of development and the means through which development is to take place. Examining the conceptualisation of freedom central to Sen's capability approach, I distinguish between two notions of freedom, autonomy and agency, where the former…

  8. Hard Hearts and Open Minds? Governance, Identity, and Counterinsurgency Strategy

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    be denied. Ethnic identities are 68 Horowitz, pp. 55, 66. 69 Amartya Sen , Identity and Violence...historically a characteristic of the Chinese community. Sun Yat Sen quipped that they were politically “like a plate of loose sand.”12 One of Britain’s High

  9. development of intermittent drought stress tolerant common bean

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    Jan 31, 2011 ... d'ailleurs tels que SEN 98, SCR48 et SEN 99 sont les meilleurs de cette .... Study site. .... lamina drooping, 0 = Not rolled / drooped leaf; 1= shallow V-shaped leaves; 3= deep V-shaped leaves; 5 = fully capped leaves /.

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    Home; Journals; Sadhana. P K Sen. Articles written in Sadhana. Volume 25 Issue 5 October 2000 pp 423-437. Behaviour of organised disturbances in fully developed turbulent channel flow · P K Sen Srinivas V Veeravali · More Details Abstract Fulltext PDF. In our earlier work we have shown the relevance of stability theory ...

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    Home; Journals; Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. Anjan A. Sen. Articles written in Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. Volume 37 Issue 4 December 2016 pp 33 Review. Cosmology and Astrophysics using the Post-Reionization HI · Tapomoy Guha Sarkar Anjan A. Sen · More Details Abstract Fulltext PDF.

  12. Teaching Students with Special Educational Needs in Inclusive Music Classrooms: Experiences of Music Teachers in Hong Kong Primary Schools

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    Wong, Marina Wai-yee; Chik, Maria Pik-yuk

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    It has been a decade since the implementation of Hong Kong's policy of inclusion, that mainstream schools should admit students with special educational needs (SEN). This study reports on music teachers' experiences of teaching SEN students in inclusive music classrooms. Data were derived from a qualitative multiple case study comprising 10…

  13. A proposed configuration for remote current measurements

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  14. The oligomeric assembly of the novel haem-degrading protein HbpS is essential for interaction with its cognate two-component sensor kinase

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    HbpS, a novel protein of previously unknown function from Streptomyces reticuli, is up-regulated in response to haemin- and peroxide-based oxidative stress and interacts with the SenS/SenR two-component signal transduction system. In this study, we report the high-resolution crystal structures (2.2

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    Full Text Available nin CG2 omega repeat (cg2) gene, partial cds. 28 0.024 4 AF134658 |AF134658.1 Plasmodium falciparum strain SEN16 from Senegal...AF134670 |AF134670.1 Plasmodium falciparum strain SEN10 from Senegal CG2 omega repeat (cg2) gene, partial cd

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    Full Text Available 6 2e-04 4 AF134658 |AF134658.1 Plasmodium falciparum strain SEN16 from Senegal CG2 omega repeat (cg2) gene, ...om Togo CG2 omega repeat (cg2) gene, partial cds. 36 2e-04 4 AF134670 |AF134670.1 Plasmodium falciparum strain SEN10 from Senegal

  17. Elective Home Education and Special Educational Needs

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    2006-01-01

    This paper reviews the literature on home education with reference to special educational needs (SEN). A rapid expansion in home educating families is noted. Parents present a variety of reasons for this, including those with concerns about the provision for their child's SEN. In one Local Education Authority (LEA), data were obtained through…

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    Home; Journals; Resonance – Journal of Science Education. Ashoke Sen. Articles written in Resonance – Journal of Science Education. Volume 5 Issue 1 January 2000 pp 4-13 General Article. Search for a Final Theory of Matter · Ashoke Sen · More Details Fulltext PDF. Volume 10 Issue 12 December 2005 pp 86-95.

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    Jun 22, 2011 ... Full Length Research Paper. Impact of pEGFP mediated ING4 gene on growth of glioma U251 cells and its potential molecular mechanism. Yuefei Deng*, Bingxi Lei and Yiying Zhao. Department of Neurosurgery, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510120, China.

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    Full Text Available AK068433 J013156D16 At1g20620.2 catalase 3 (SEN2) almost identical to catalase 3 SP...:Q42547, GI:3123188 from [Arabidopsis thaliana]; identical to catalase 3 (SEN2) mRNA, partial cds GI:3158369 1e-63 ...