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Absolute coverage measurements of ultrathin alkali-metal films on reconstructed silicon
Metal/semiconductor interfaces, particularly those involving Si, are of great technological and scientific interest. In atomically abrupt interfaces, many properties are determined by interatomic interactions over a few ...
"No peito e na raça" - a construção da vulnerabilidade de caminhoneiros. Um estudo antropológico de políticas públicas para HIV/AIDS no Sul do Brasil
The main goal of this study, in the field of the Anthropology of Policy, was to analyze the social construction of the AIDS vulnerability of truck drivers in the South of Brazil, examining the national HIV/AIDS prevention ...
Building regulatory enforcement regimes. Comparative analysis of private sector involvement in the enforcement of public building regulations
It is often assumed that traditional regulatory regimes centered on governmental action will benefit from greater private sector involvement. And, under the catchy phrase ‘from government to governance’ globally a wide ...
Neuronal basis of horizontal eye velocity-to-position integration
Motion of an image across the retina degrades visual accuracy, thus eye position must be held stationary. The horizontal eye velocity-to-position neural integrator (PNI), located in the caudal hindbrain of vertebrates, is ...
AlNathara An Alwaqf
The Corral and the Slaughterhouse: Knowledge, tradition and the modernization of indigenous reindeer slaughtering practice in the Norwegian Arctic
(University of Cambridge, 2008)
This dissertation is a contribution to the ethnography of contemporary indigenous reindeer pastoralism in Norway: specifically, to the study of the neglected fields of reindeer killing and slaughtering practice. Its central ...
Recommender Systems based on Personality Traits
(Université Montpellier 2 - LIRMM, 2008-12-12)
The World Wide Web is a great source of products and services available to people. Scientists have made a huge effort to create effective strategies to personalize those products/services for anyone willing to use them. ...
Polynomial Based Design of Linear Phase Recursive and Non Recursive Filters
(Jaypee University of Information Technology, 2009-03-20)
In this dissertation, several algorithms to design linear phase Finite Impulse Response (FIR) and Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) filters have been discussed.Contrary to various already existing standard algorithms,the ...
Organic matter dynamics in mixed-farming systems of the West African savanna: a village case study from south Senegal
(Institute of Forestry, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (ENGREF), 2000-05)
Organic matter (OM) is a multi-purpose tool in West African smallholder mixed-farming systems, but its supply has been decreasing for several decades. To assess the viability of a mixed-farming system of south Senegal, ...
Software-Based Extraction of Objective Parameters from Music Performances
(Technischen Universität Berlin, 2008-11-17)
Different music performances of the same score may significantly differ from each other. It is obvious that not only the composer’s work, the score, defines the listener’s music experience, but that the music performance ...