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The Game at the Arena - Standing here, in this arena that is one hundred times larger than my home, I feel like a needle in a haystack. So many people surrounding me it’s like I’m one grain of sand in a whole ocean. The people around the arena form a black and yellow checker board. Their clothing meshes together and looks like a throw. Smelling the concession stand makes me feel like a starving child. The aroma of hotdogs and Italian sausage reminds me of a back yard grill. The smell of melted cheese on nachos makes my stomach growl wishing I had some....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example] 553 words
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The Pros and Cons of Tourism - I have discovered that many locals heavily rely upon tourists to earn their livings and to afford to live in such an expensive area as Castleton, where a small cottage will cost about £100,000. Locals running services for tourists do inflate their prices therefore creating much profit, particularly in the summer months. This is not a problem for locals as their lives and livelihoods have certainly been protected by the attraction of the quaint village in the countryside which is appealing to many city dwellers, i will go into detail on these issues later in this section of my project....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1451 words
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Removal of Defective Lines in SPOT4 SWIR Band Using DWT - Abstract – Defective lines present in the satellite images especially in the SPOT 4 SWIR Band images are became a very common problem now a days during the satellite image analysis. This paper introduces a new technique to detect and restore such defective lines in the SPOT 4 SWIR Band images. Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT) and Histogram Equalization is used for enhance the processing image. This will speed up the detection process of defective lines. Median Filtering, one of the major noise reduction filter is used for restoring the detected defective lines....   [tags: Scientific Research ]
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The Crying of Lot 49 - Technology has long been recognized as a mixed blessing. Its up/downside nature was illustrated nicely in Walt Disney's Fantasia by the myth of the Sorcerer's Apprentice:not only does the "magic" of the machine produce what you desire, it often gives you much more than you can use--as Oedipa Maas, the heroine of this stark American fable, discovers on her frenetic Californian Odyssey. Information which strains to reveal Everything might well succeed only in conveying nothing, becoming practically indistinguishable from noise.But there is noise, and Noise....   [tags: The Crying of Lot 49 Essays] 3743 words
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The Use of Sound in Coppola’s The Conversation - We realised, we being the young filmmakers I used to hang around with, that sound is your special friend and does at least 50% of the job sharing with picture. (Coppola) (Thinking Sound, 2011) As an audience we are manipulated from the moment a film begins. In this essay I wish to explore how The Conversation’s use of sound design has directly controlled our perceptions and emotional responses as well as how it can change the meaning of the image. I would also like to discover how the soundtrack guides the audience’s attention with the use of diegetic and nondiegetic sounds....   [tags: Cinematic Techniques, Film Analysis]
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Bilateral Implantation is Cochlear Implantation in Both Ears. - ... In a specific study comparing speech recognition and sound localization accuracy of implanted children using a single CI versus Bi CIs, the main result was: children with BiCIs, on average, demonstrate benefit using BiCIs compared with a single CI, on measures of speech recognition in quiet, in noise, and sound localization in the frontal horizontal plane. During the speech in noise test, when the situation became more stimulating, the average benefit of BiCIs was greater; children demonstrated release of masking with bilateral input....   [tags: hearing loss, hearing specialist, auditory system]
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Proper Waste Management in Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidadians do nothing but complain. We love having flies, roaches and mosquitoes in our homes. Rodents can almost be considered family. The average Trinbagonian will blame the government for everything instead of trying to fix ‘me’ first or trying to recycle. Why. ; because society creates its own common health problems by illegally dumping garbage, when various landfills are available for proper waste disposal. Time has evolved and so too has the standard of sanitary conditions globally....   [tags: Waste Management]
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Aspects of the Communication Process; Interpersonal Communication - ... One of these factors is one’s self-concept. 2. Self-concept is the way you feel about yourself. It is your feelings and thoughts that you have regarding your own strengths and weaknesses, your abilities and limitations as well as your goals and aspirations the way you think about yourself in relationship to the world around you, also known as world-view (DeVito, 2013). A person’s self-concept is influenced by the perception they have of themselves, which includes how they believe that others perceive them....   [tags: ethics, perception, ]
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Emergency Siren Vehicle (Dorset Ambulance) - Emergency siren vehicle (Dorset Ambulance) Introduction Each and Every-day occurrence for many drivers they here sound of an emergency vehicle siren, that might be from an ambulance, police car or fire engine. Emergency siren vehicle transportation is allowed after you had a sudden medical emergency, when your health is in danger conditions. When emergency siren is heared by drivers or passengers they look across and they will try to check from which way the sounds are approaching. There should be hint from which vehicle the sound is approaching as sound exclusively cant give any clue from which direction the vehicle is arriving....   [tags: Technology ]
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The Boundary Fence Dispute - The Boundary Fence Dispute Summary of Legal problem This problem that Alice faces does not seem like a legal problem at all, but instead a common dispute. Alice has raised the issue about the boundary fence being in poor condition to her neighbour Boris, and that she wanted to have it replaced or at least repaired, but Boris refused to even consider paying his share. This is not just a common dispute, but indeed a legal problem. Alice shouldn't have to pay the full price for the repair of a fence which they both share, but instead the costs should be shared between the both of them....   [tags: Papers] 1070 words
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Communication Principles - Effective Communication is essential to the success of all businesses however, due to the ever-changing nature of workplaces today effective communication is becoming increasingly difficult and hinged by many barriers, which cause the senders intended meaning to be misconstrued by the receiver. Although Communication within Organisations will never be completely barrier free, many facile solutions can be implemented to facilitate the effects these barriers have. With Respect to this particular case study two key communication principles were evident, the chosen Communications Channel and Noise....   [tags: Communication]
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When God is Silent - The book is titled "When God is Silent" by Barbara Brown Taylor. This book has three main points titled famine, silence, and restraint. On the first chapter she starts out by asking, "How shall I break the silence?"(pg.3). This first chapter focuses on "famine" which is the scarcity of food, but what she really means is the hunger that we have for God these days, how we try to find him and seems like we can't because God is silent. She states that according to a survey of people’s greatest fears, fear of public speaking rates much higher than fear of sickness or death (pg....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Barbara Brown Taylor] 1490 words
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Macbeth's Drastic Character Changes - Macbeth – Character Changes Written around 1606, Macbeth was a play set to entertain King James I. Before he became the English king, he was King James VI of Scotland so it made sense to Shakespeare to set the play in Scotland. King James also wrote a book about witchcraft and displayed an unusual interest in witches. Shakespeare managed to implement witches into Macbeth to please the King. In the play, Macbeth’s downfall is his ambition, he always wants to climb higher because of this he got himself stuck in a hole without love and friends as Shakespeare refers to using an autumn leaf as an example....   [tags: character analysis, literary analysis] 1181 words
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An Alliance in Distress - It is almost too hard to fathom that only 70 years ago the United States possessed such strong feelings of hatred and fear towards Japan in the wake of the devastating Pearl Harbor attacks. The federal government even went as far as to unjustly imprison 110,000 Japanese-Americans. Also, the Japanese felt much animosity and held an inhumane view of Americans following their surrender in WWII after two U.S. atomic bombs killed an estimated 240,000 people. However, from the midst of this painful and dark history has risen one of the most peaceful and powerful alliances of the twenty-first century....   [tags: Foreign Policy]
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Altered Reality in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness - Altered Reality in Heart of Darkness       The world of darkness that Marlow finds himself in is directly comparable to what Leary describes of the bardos (stages) that occur during a drug-induced trip or psychedelic experience. ‘The underlying problem of the Second Bardo is that any and every shape—human, divine, diabolical, heroic, evil, animal, thing—which the human brain conjures up or the past life recalls, can present itself to consciousness: shapes and forms and sounds whirling by endlessly’ (48)....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]
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Measuring the Depth of Water Using Sound Waves - Measuring the Depth of Water Using Sound Waves Aim The aim of my investigation was to create a sensor which could measure the depth of water in a tank. Plan The way I proposed to measure the depth of water was using sound waves which would be emitted and fired into the tank of water. The sound wave should then be reflected of the bottom of the tank and picked up by a microphone. The microphone would be linked to an oscilloscope and the sound emitter would be linked to the oscilloscope....   [tags: Lab Report] 3126 words
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Computers and Speech Recognition: Techniques and Applications - Computers and Speech Recognition: Techniques and Applications Abstract Speech is the most natural and common way of communication between people. It would seem only natural that computer development would eventually progress to the point where people would want to extend the human-computer interface to include speech. Once this happened, numerous techniques were explored. The goals of speech recognition became more and more ambitious, and researchers today continue to push the limits of what computers can do with the spoken word....   [tags: Technology Computer Software]
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Wonder Collar - Wonder Collar Pet owners, you know that technology has given us great many tools to make life easier and happier for you and your pet. With things like invisible fencing and the microchip ID, you pet's safety is greatly increased. And with noise training products, you can live at peace with you pet humanely. But the problem with these products is that you have to buy four or five different products each with its own collar. It is impossible to use them all at one. Well this is a problem no longer with the WonderCollar....   [tags: Animals Product Advertisement Essays] 1372 words
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Communication Process - Communication Process Introduction Communication establishes relationships and makes organizing possible. Every message has a purpose or objective. The sender intends -- whether consciously or unconsciously -- to accomplish something by communicating. In organizational contexts, messages typically have a definite objective: to motivate, to inform, to teach, to persuade, to entertain, or to inspire. This definite purpose is, in fact, one of the principal differences between casual conversation and managerial communication....   [tags: essays research papers Work Communication] 816 words
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Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts - Virginia Woolf’s Between the acts Virginia Woolf uses many images in the Between the Acts. Like the other novels I read in the class, the images in the Between the Acts cannot be separated with the story development, and the images themselves construct the story in the book by dismantling the conventional expectation for the novel. However, Woolf uses common and conventional words and images with an experimental way in this novel. This novel constructs the images and the representation with their conventional words and actions of the characters....   [tags: Between the Acts Essays]
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One Scary Night - The One Scary Night Once upon a time there was a girl and a boy that lived in a small town of Roughville. They were best friends. They did every thing together – sleep, eat, just everything. There were about 700 people in the Roughville. Most of which were hard workers in the town next to Roughville. This is was where all the businesses were located and most of the people worked there. So most of the times they were left alone with the caregiver. Jack and Katie usually got up around 9 o’clock to go and see what Katie was up to and they would got outside and play at the woods over by the end of town....   [tags: essays research papers] 726 words
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Silence- Short Story - Silence- Short Story “Aghhahahhhah!” screaming, Jade sprinted towards the exit door, she tried to push it open; but it wouldn’t obey her. Jade started to run around the library. She was petrified, scared as well as alone. The thing—or whatever it was gaining on her. She managed to halt, and then turn the corner. She stopped. Nothing— nothing was there; no door; no windows; just a blank black wide wall. She was stuck. Twisting her head, in front of her, stood the nightmare that she was running from....   [tags: Papers] 623 words
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The Grudge - The Grudge The Grudge is a magnificent horror film based in Japan. Many years ago a family of three lived in that house- Kayoto, her husband and their little son, Toshio. Kayoto fell in love with Peter, her lecturer and wrote about him a lot in her diary. When Toshio’s father found out, he killed Kayoto and Toshio, and then hanged himself. When they die the curse is on the house and whoever enters the house will get cursed and eventually die. During the credits the background is bright red which symbolizes blood plus the fonts of the credits are dark blooded letters....   [tags: Film Review] 1067 words
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Communication Self-Analysis - 1. I just started working at a clothing store, and it was a great way for me to engage in new conversations and identify the elements that go into interpersonal communication. An essential to this conversation was that she was willing to take her time to get to know me and teach me how to do things, and I was able to listen. The following contexts existed in my conversation with a fellow girl coworker. The physical dimension was that we were at our workplace where it is dimly lit, there wasn’t a lot of people around, and we were surrounded by clothing....   [tags: Communication] 1416 words
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The Airbus A320 - In the past, the Airbus A320 is the best aircraft of the Airbus Company. It is can also flying across the continent for long distances. And In 1990, the Airbus Company decided to have a project to increase the number of aircraft for competing with other companies. So in 1994, the Airbus Company analyzed business-marketing opportunities; they decide to build a new larger aircraft, so in 2000, they official started the production of a brand new Airbus A380, which, was planned to be the world’s largest passenger aircraft, and also included 2 decks feature....   [tags: Aviation ] 1725 words
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Telecommunication Systems - Telecommunication Systems 1) If the noise pulse signal cross the decision level of the detector then an error will occur in the bit value. If the noise is Gaussian there is equal probability for the noise voltage to increase the sample value and to decrease the sample value. Sampling at mid-interval T could result in an error if the noise value is happen to be large. Backward error control is a scheme in which the data is sent coded so that the receiver can detect errors, the receiver requests retransmission of a data block (frame) contain an error....   [tags: Papers] 348 words
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0.5 mm2 All-Digital SAW-less Polar Transmitter for EDGE in 65 nm CMOS - EDGE is currently the most widely used standard for data communications in mobile phones. Its proliferation, supported by its backward compatibility with GSM, has led to a need for low-cost EDGE mobile solutions. The implementation of RF circuits on the nanoscale digital CMOS process with no or minimal process enhancements is one of the key obstacles limiting the complete single-chip integration of cellular radio functionality with digital baseband for mass production. The key challenges for the RF integration in nanoscale CMOS include non-linearity of devices and circuits, device mismatches, process parameter spread, and the increasing potential for self-interference that could be induced b...   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Maximising the Benefits of Dredging Whilst Minimising the Impacts Within Southampton Waters - Dredging is a critical process in marine management as it enables many businesses and industry sectors such as ports to function. Dredging, defined as ‘the removal of sediment or the excavation of tidal or sub tidal bottom to provide sufficient depths for navigation or anchorage, or to obtain material for construction or for beach nourishment’ has a range of benefits; beach nourishment to minimise coastal erosion, source material for construction aggregates and the deepening and widening of navigational ports....   [tags: Marine Management]
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Translation, Rotation, and Scale Invariant Character Recognition using Modified Ring Projection - II. INTRODUCTION Optical Character Recognition (OCR) has been a topic of interest and research for well over a half-century, but Invariant Character Recognition (ICR), which is the recognition of characters written in different positions, orientations, and scales is still a challengeable problem. So far, many research groups have proposed different ICR techniques in the literatures. These methods can be generally divided into five groups: ‎[1],‎[2] Optical techniques, ‎[3],‎[4],‎[5] boundary-based analysis especially via Fourier descriptors, ‎[6],‎[7],‎[8],‎[9] neural network models, ‎[10],‎[11],‎[12],‎[13],‎[14],‎[15],‎[16] invariant moments, ‎[17],‎[18],‎[19],‎[20] and finally, genetic al...   [tags: Information Technology ]
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How to Take Professional Quality Pictures with a Digital SLR Camera - A former point-and-shoot photographer can take professional quality pictures with a digital SLR (single-lens reflex) camera by learning about and experimenting with its complex operations. There are many advantages to making the transition from a point-and-shoot digital camera to a digital SLR camera. These include capturing images “more quickly, more flexibly, and with more creativity” (Busch, Digital 9). Furthermore, taking photos with a digital SLR camera reduces the amount of time that otherwise would be spent editing with photo-editing software to improve the quality of the photos....   [tags: Technology, Digital Camera] 1590 words
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Environmental Impact Assessment and Mitigation Measures on the Chilterns AONB - 1. Introduction: Background High Speed 2 (HS2) is a proposed high speed train between London and the west Midlands. The project was established in January 2009 by a company set up by the government to consider the construction of a high speed railway in UK. This train will be able to travel up to 400 kph by year 2020. High speed trains have been successfully introduced in countries like Germany, France and Spain (hs2, 2011). The construction of the high-speed railway would reduce journey times from London to Birmingham to 49 minutes and from London to Manchester and Leeds to 80 minutes....   [tags: Environment ]
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Effects of Violent Video Games on Young Children and Teenagers - During different periods of time, people used different types of entertainment. Nowadays, the adults are usually entertaining themselves with media, and children, who are not really impressed by television, usually are font of video games. In would be good, if the games were not violent. Would you like your young or teenage child to play games, where they kill each other, and get points for this. I consider it to be the rhetorical question, because the effect of violent video games on children is negative, and probably there are no parents in the world, who would appreciate their child’s resort to violence, even if this violence is virtual....   [tags: entertainment, teenage boys]
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The Communication System From Load Cell to PC - This system illustrates the communication system from load cell to PC. The laboratory’s 6-axis load cell is usually composed of four strain gauges in a Wheatstone bridge form. This device produces an output signal in the order of a few millivolts. Thus, an instrumentation amplifier is used to amplify the signal before feeding it to an ADC. Moreover, this system should use a low-pass filter to pass the low-frequency signals and to avoid interference from high-frequency noises. Afterwards, all the 6 channels are measured simultaneously by time division multiplexing method....   [tags: System Analysis] 1240 words
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Violent Video games cause violence? I Think Not. - Violence is everywhere, in magazines in the shops, on the TV, on websites like YouTube as well as in video games. Yet, why is it that those video games are said to be the biggest media source responsible for the violent outbursts of different individuals. Is this really the case. Every eight out of ten homes in the United Kingdom own a current generation games console and video games have become a fantastic source of education when helping kids to learn, such websites like educationcity.com or the VTech Learning System that teach kids literacy, numeracy and the sciences through their games....   [tags: Video Games, Violence, Media Source]
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Classical Conditioning In Relation to Distrust in Relationships - ... Little Albert was now afraid of the white rat because it triggered his fear of the loud noise. Classical conditioning can be used to prove many forms of behavior between subjects when looking at the the right unconditioned/ conditioned stimuli and unconditioned/ conditioned responses. The theory of classical conditioning can be used to explain the development of distrust and trust issues in the relationships between people. “Trust: belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc.” (Merriam- Webster Dictionary)....   [tags: infidelity, ivan pavlov, behaviorism]
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Analysis of Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most well-known gothic writers around. He has written many form of writing from poems to short stories. One of his most famous narrative poems is “The Raven.” There are many reasons to read the “The Raven.” One reason to read the poem is because it is a classic. Secondly, reading “The Raven” can give sight to Poe’s thoughts and feelings towards his life. Thirdly, the poem is a good example of the mind set of someone who has faced a loss. Another reason would be that the poem can represent trochaic octameter form....   [tags: Rhyming Structure, Narrative Poem]
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The A380, The Worlds’ First Superjumbo Jet - In 1988 engineers at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse started work on a highly ambitious project, the possibility of a commercial UHCA (ultra-high-capacity aircraft). By 1993 Boeing and Deutsche Aerospace, a member of the Airbus consortium, surprisingly declared they were joining forces on a VLCT (very large commercial transport) feasibility study, with the aim to create a product in a shared partnership that would lead in the limited market [7]. Nevertheless two years later this study was abandoned due to viability from increasing development costs....   [tags: Airbus, Boeing, Lufthansa]
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Methods Used to Eliminate Harmonics Multilevel Inverter - ... 2, the triangular carriers with fixed frequency C and the triangular carriers with fixed frequency with opposite phase C ̅ are input to the 2×1 multiplexer. Frequency of C and C ̅ are equal. Then C and C ̅ are randomly selected by the output PRBS bits 0 or 1 of the random bits generator. Choice of C and C ̅ is dependent on the output P of the PRBS random bits generator. In case that the P is 1 then R is selected as C, and if P is 0 then R is selected as ( C) ̅. Figure 2: Pseudorandom Carrier Generation Consequently, it means that the proposed random carrier R can be synthesized with a pseudorandom frequency....   [tags: PWM,industrial voltage,THD]
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Response Inhibition in Children with ADHD - Gray (1982, as cited in Pliszka, S.R., Hatch, J.P, Borchederding, S.H., & Rogeness, G.A., 1993) proposed that human beings have a behavioral inhibition system (BIS) whose function is to analyze new stimuli or process old stimuli that have been associated with punishments in the past. According to Gray the BIS controls behavioral inhibition, which causes the organism to avoid the new stimuli or will stop the organism from performing behavior that has caused there to be past punishments. On the opposite end of the spectrum exists the behavioral activation system (BAS), which processes stimuli related to reward....   [tags: Child Development]
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The Pros and Cons of Facebook - “I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.” ― Jodi Picoult Since its launch in 2004, Facebook has continued to grow at an incredible rate, connecting millions of people across the world. It is easily the most used social networking site out there, with about 50% of the one billion users logging in daily. But you already knew all that…for most of us, Facebook is anything but new....   [tags: Social Networking, Pro Con Essays] 955 words
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Post Traumatic Stress Dissorder and Alcoholism - Post traumatic stress disorder is a disease that haunts our soldiers in this day and age. Even with the latest technology and treatments that our generation offers, the lasting effects that this disorder leaves veterans dealing with is so painful that many times these veterans will cope by using alcohol and later abusing it. The first step in understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and alcoholism is knowing exactly what theses disorders are and how much we actually know about them. There have been several findings of diary entries that describe the symptoms of PTSD ranging from Egyptian and Greek soldiers to Henry IV....   [tags: nostalgia, anxiety, traumatic experience]
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Automation of Vehicle Theft Identification System - ... So, the vehicle owner easily identifies the theft vehicle. Here ARM 7 controller has been used. In the ICU section, the first stage of recognition starts with face detection module. The face detection helps to crop only the face region. The cropped face region has the normalized intensity size and shape of the original face image. The granulation process and feature helps to match the face image before and after the face detection process.The Gaussian operator performs the convolution of each of the constituent images iteratively with a 2-D Gaussian kernel and generates the low pass filtered image sequences....   [tags: ICU system, GPS, MMS technology]
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A Case of Murder by Vernon Scannel is a poem which deals with a very - A Case of Murder by Vernon Scannel is a poem which deals with a very unusual topic; the murder of a cat by a nine year old boy. The poet brings the poem alive by using different writing techniques e.g. line lengths. “A Case of murder” by Vernon Scannel Critical response to literature by Gregor Baird “A Case of Murder” by “Vernon Scannel” is a poem which deals with a very unusual topic; the murder of a cat by a nine year old boy. The poet brings the poem alive by using different writing techniques e.g....   [tags: English Literature] 1212 words
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Evaluation of How the Box Hill Area is Influenced by Human Activity - Evaluation of How the Box Hill Area is Influenced by Human Activity The title for this piece of coursework is 'Evaluate how the Box Hill area is influenced by human activity'. The 'influence by human activity' reflects the way that humans utilise the Box Hill area and the effect that leisure and tourism have on the surrounding environment. Location Map: [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] Box Hill is located in Dorking, Surrey, England. OS map showing route and reference points Scarp slope path: [IMAGE] [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] Text Box: 6) Paths meet- 174 552 Text Bo...   [tags: Papers] 4756 words
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The Character and Role of Simon in Lord of the Flies - The Character and Role of Simon in Lord of the Flies At the beginning of the novel Simon is described by Golding as a "skinny, vivid little boy" with "black, coarse hair". He is a member of the choir. The first time the boys are all together, Simon faints giving us the impression that he is physically weak. He is later chosen by Ralph to go with him on an expedition of the island. Because he is so "vivid", he is chosen by Ralph and he also has something about him, which attracts attention which may be a reason for Ralph choosing him out of all of the boys there....   [tags: Lord of the Flies William Golding Simon Essays] 1667 words
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Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California - Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California Abstract Windmill energy is an old form of energy that is now being modernized to generate electricity in our society today. The big question is whether or not it is a feasible replacement of energy for California. Through research it has been concluded that energy for California cannot be produced only by windmill energy. It can produce about 50% of California’s energy. All aspects including, location, cost, and environment are important to how much energy is produced....   [tags: Wind Power Energy California]
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The Banning of Motorbikes in Public Places - The Banning of Motorbikes in Public Places Last Sunday, I was out on the usual Sunday cycle with friends when 7 monster motorbikes came roaring past and up the steep muddy hill that we was cycling down. It was only when we had to pedal downhill through the churned up tracks of the motorbikes that I realised the problems that motorbikes cause. At that moment I began to ask myself should there be a ban on motorbikes in public places; or is it too late. I have arrived at the conclusion that motorbikes should be banned because they damage the ground on which they ride, if they are ridden irresponsibly....   [tags: Papers] 908 words
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