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The Decipherment of Linear A and Linear B

- In 1886 an archeologists named Arthur Evans discovered an ancient stone that was engraved with mysterious writings. Through continuous investigation and research Evans made a connection between the mysterious writing system and the Aegean empire of the ancient Minoans. Later Evans discovered another unique form of writing that was very similar to the first one he discovered. Evans called these forms of writing Linear A and Linear B. Linear A and B is a form of writing systems that were used by ancient Crete....   [tags: form of writing used in ancient Crete]

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Introduction to Linear Motion Graphs

- Introduction to linear motion graphs The change of location of an object along a straight line and can be described using a single spatial dimension is called linear motion. It can be uniform or non-uniform, that is, constant velocity or variable velocity. The motion of particle can be described in terms of X with time T. A very good example for linear motion is a ball throwing down and up straightly. Plotting of graphs under linear motion is called Linear motion graphs. Here we study about two types of graphs as displacement-time graph and velocity-time graph....   [tags: Math]

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Linear Algebra in Computer Science

- Linear algebra is a useful tool with many applications within the computer science field. This paper will cover the various applications of linear algebra in computer science including: internet search, graphics, speech recognition,and artificial intelligence. A major focus of linear algebra in computer science is internet searches, which involves finding techniques for effectively storing and searching through information. In the year 2000 there was an estimated 2.5 billion web pages on the internet, with a growth rate of 7.3 million per day....   [tags: search engines, internet, graphics]

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Sequential and Simultaneous Linear Menus

- The user’s cognitive construction of a chore exemplify a set of probability as to what will be the result as well as what will lead to the result. With this in mind, we can see that menus structure or arrangement tend to focus on the user’s cognitive construction. Take for instance, when a person go the grocery store and when checking out and making payment for the item buy, the person will either pay in cash or use credit or debit card. Once the person decides to pay with the credit or debit card, after swiping the card in most cases the machine will ask if the person will be paying with debit or credit....   [tags: Finance, Credit Cards, ATM, Cash]

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Linear Feedback Shift Registers

- Abstract: Linear Feedback Shift Registers (LFSRs) are considered powerful methods for generating pseudo-random bits in cryptography algorithm applications. In this paper it is shown that the linear dependencies in the generated random bit sequences can be controlled by adding a chaotic logistic map to the LFSR’s systems. The structure of the LFSR’s output sequence in combination with a chaotic map is analyzed and proved to have at least as much uniformity than the corresponding set for the linear components individually....   [tags: Computers, Cryptography]

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Linear Equation Lesson Plan

- Linear Equation Lesson Plan Linear equations are used in everyday life without much thought. However, when students are first learning to set up and solve a linear equations, it seems to be a difficult task for most. There are three main formulas a student needs to keep in mind when solving a linear equation. Beyond the formulas, the most important aspect of a linear equation is the slope. In the State of West Virginia, Math 1, which is usually comprised of ninth graders, is where these standards are taught and learned....   [tags: math, home entertainment, Dish Network®.]

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Linear technology Products

-   Part I Linear Technology supplies products across various industries, allowing them sustain a vast amount of customers (Appendix 1). In terms of their financials, Linear went public on the NASDAQ in 1986. Shortly after their company announced its IPO, Paul Coghlan was announced as the company’s CFO. Linear has shown good performance with stable margins and strong growth. However during 2002 a decline in demand for its products hurt Linear’s net income and sales, forcing them to change their fixed to variable cost ratio by re-structuring their compensation strategy and rewarding their employees through profit sharing (stock options)....   [tags: Industries, Customers, Finances, Businessess]

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Linear Time Structure of the Western World

- Thanks to the linear time structure of the western world, time is no longer infinite. People of our culture constantly have to stress over rushing to arrive at an appointment on time, turning in an assignment by a particular day, or having a prepared meal on the table at 5 o’clock on the dot. As days are filled with schedules dictated by time, the time itself just seems to slip away. This passing of linear time creates the worry that life is too short and this generates the concern about death, especially about what happens when one dies....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, Circular Time]

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Linear Prediction Analysis and Spectrographic Depiction

- In general, recent studies make use of two methods for estimating formant patterns of vowel sounds: Linear prediction analysis (LP analysis, or synonymously, linear predictive coding [LPC]), and spectrographic depiction. Moreover, many studies link these two methods together, that is, calculation of numerical values of frequencies, bandwidths, and amplitudes of the formants is carried out by LP analysis, and these values are crosschecked by visual inspection of the related spectrogram. LP analysis relies on the source-filter theory of speech production....   [tags: methods for estimating format patterns]

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Speed Control of Linear Induction Motor

- ... Advantages of Energy Saving As outlined in 2, the MTR is approaching the problem of energy costs mainly through energy conservation and greater energy efficiency. With the possibility of energy saving in mind, advantages of this approach will be discussed.   One advantage emerges Due to planned expansion of the transit system, it is not expected that overall consumption of electricity by the Commission will reduce in the long term. Essentially, by taking only a conservative energy use approach, the system’s energy use grows with its size, regardless of how conservative or efficient the system may be....   [tags: speed, energy, control, function]

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We Learned About Linear Motion

- In chapter 3, we learned about linear motion. Linear motion is the motion of an object in a straight line. Moving objects must have a speed at which they travel, this is found by dividing the distance the object traveled by the time that it took to get there. Objects that travel in a straight line path need to have a speed and a direction, this is what is defined as velocity. Velocity can change by either an object 's speed or its direction changing. When velocity changes, it is called acceleration....   [tags: Classical mechanics, Mass, Energy, Force]

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The Application of Linear Algebra in Our Daily Life

- Eigenvalues and eigenvectors is one of the important topics in linear algebra. The purpose of this assignment is to study the application of eigenvalues and eigenvectors in our daily life. They are widely applicable in physical sciences and hence play a prominent role in the study of ordinary differential equations. Therefore, this assignment will provide explanations on how eigenvalues and eigenvectors will be functional in a prey-predator system. This will include background, history of the concept and explanation on what is meant by eigenvalues, eigenvectors and prey-predator system....   [tags: eigenvalues, eigenvectors,prey-predator system]

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Using A Non Linear Mixed Logit ( Ml )

- ... With respect to the interaction terms, the statistically significant coefficients are those on the interaction variables of Risk and the alternative specific constant ASC (Risk*Neither), and the interaction variable of the risk perceptions and Beaches (Risk* Beaches), both at 5% level of statistical significance. Except for the coefficients on Hard, Soft and Beaches, the estimated standard deviations of all other random parameters are statistically significant, indicating the presence of preference heterogeneity....   [tags: Standard deviation, Normal distribution]

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Financial Instruments: Classification of Derivatives

- ... Derivatives Designed by Greek Philosophers: In history trace of derivatives can be found in Aristotle’s Politics. Aristotle tells the story of Thales (mathematician and philosopher) lived from 625 to 550 BC in Miletus (city of Ancient Greece). Thales predicted in wintertime an unusually massive olive crop. He seized the opportunity to negotiate with the owners the right but not the obligation to hire the entire crop in that region for the next autumn....   [tags: linear, non linear derivatives]

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The Transformation of CO2 to Linear Hydrocarbons Through Electrochemical Reduction

- 1. Introduction Due to the demand for petroleum products, the uncertainty of fossil fuel resources reported recently [6] and the greenhouse gas concern are the basis for this paper. The transformation of CO2 to linear hydrocarbons through electrochemical reduction was reported in [2,8,9]. C2H4 being of high yield but only on a small-scale. But by mathematical derivation of k = dM/nF and k = A ∙ e-Ea/RT presented in this paper which are formulated for the industrial production of the feed stock C2H4 for catalytic trimerization to 1-hexene for the cyclization to, C6H6, for the synthesis of 2-O-acetylsalicylic acid....   [tags: Chemistry]

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Non-Linear Load Leads to the Power Quality

- To sustain the modern civilization, all applications which is made by the increased use of modern electronics switches, and rapid growth of industries in which uses loads which is purely non-linear load leads to the power quality disturbance in to the utility system which leads to presence of harmonics in the power grid. When the harmonic currents flow in the power Grid, they can instigate problems such as Voltage distortion, PF correction capacitor parallel resonances, Power transformer heating and overload, Electric meter errors, Power cable failures, Telephone and communication line interference, Reduced Motor efficiency by the additional motor stator and rotor heating, Pulsating mechani...   [tags: electronics, voltage, power]

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Linear and Non-linear Quantitative Structure – Activity Relationship Models on Indole Substitution Patterns as Inhibitors of HIV-1 Attachment

- This study was performed to develop a quantitative structure–activity relationship (QSAR) model of the biological activity of indole glyoxamide derivatives as an inhibitor of the interaction between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) glycoprotein gp120 and host cell CD4 receptors. In present study, forty different compounds were selected as a sample set. Combinations of multiple linear regressions (MLR), genetic algorithms (GA) and artificial neural networks (ANN) were then utilized to construct the QSAR models....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Linear Programming

- Linear Programming Part A Introduction “Linear programming was developed by George B. Dantzig in 1947 as a technique for planning the diversified activities of the U.S Air Force.” Linear programming is a powerful mathematical technique that can be used to deal with the problem of allocating limited facilities and resources among many alternative uses in order to find out the optimal benefits. The main objective of the linear programming problem in management is to maximize profit or minimize cost....   [tags: Computer Science]

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Linear Programming

- The development of linear programming has been ranked among the most important scientific advances of the mid 20th century. Its impact since the 1950’s has been extraordinary. Today it is a standard tool used by some companies (around 56%) of even moderate size. Linear programming uses a mathematical model to describe the problem of concern. Linear programming involves the planning of activities to obtain an optimal result, i.e., a result that reaches the specified goal best (according to the mathematical model) among all feasible alternatives....   [tags: Computer Programming]

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The Principles of Non-linear Digital Editing

- The Principles of Non-linear Digital Editing In this report I am going to be explaining the principles of non-linear digital editing, including information on the history of editing, and the purpose of editing using software. I will also be explaining the advantages and disadvantages of digital editing and what should be expected from a well-editing video. The very first films were not edited at all, they consisted of one single shot and they were usually very short. An example of this was a French film from 1898 called 'L'Arrosseur Arrosséé which was a very short comedy which lasted 1 minute....   [tags: Papers]

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Current Technology on Winding Linear Generators

- Current Technology on Winding Linear Generators Abstract This paper is an overview of the materials and winding technology that is currently used on today’s linear generators. It contains information on the types of wire used as well as the epoxy used to hold the coil windings in place. Furthermore, it contains information on the possible orientations that the coils can have with respect to the permanent magnets. Introduction Linear generators/motors have been around since the early 1900’s with one of the first written references being in regard to Birkeland’s Cannon, then described as a tubular motor but is more accurately described as a reluctance motor....   [tags: Physics Electrical]

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Linear Quadratic Optimal Control System Design Using Evolutionary Algorithms

- Selecting appropriate weighting matrices for desired Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR) controller design using evolutionary algorithms is presented in this paper. Obviously, it is not easy to determine the appropriate weighting matrices for an optimal control system and a suitable systematic method is not presented for this goal. In other words, there isn’t direct relationship between weighting matrices and control system characteristics and selecting these matrices is done using by trial and error based on designer’s experience....   [tags: Mathematics]

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Non Linear Link Between Political Instability And Stock Market Performance

- Non-linear link between political instability and stock market performance: The growing importance of nonlinear analysis on financial and real sector dated back to early 1990s. Hsieh (1991) and Brock (1992) provides a general argument why research on nonlinear science in general and chaos in particular is important in economics and finance. Add to that, by providing methodological reasons for nonlinear analysis in Financial Economics, Hiemstra and Kramer (1998) state that ‘linear asset-pricing relations omit interesting useful aspects of the relationship between stock returns and the macro economy’....   [tags: Stock market, Economics, Empirical, Empiricism]

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Micronutrient Enriched, LNS to Enhance Linear Growth: A Randomised Controlled Trial

- Infants aged 6 months invited to participate in the study were blocked randomized such that 106 were placed in the control (LNS) arm and 102 were placed in the intervention (LNS+MN) arm. The baseline anthropometry and micronutrient characteristics were similar across groups (Table 2). Prevalence of underweight was 3% and 3.1%, stunting was 7.1% and 6.8%, and wasting was between 3.0 and 3.8% in the LNS and LNS+MN groups, respectively. Iron deficiency anemia was 19.9% in LNS group and 19.3% in the LNS+MN group....   [tags: lns, micronutrients, zinc]

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Application of Linear Techniques to Project Plan and Scheduling for Highway Construction

- INTRODUCTION Highway construction scheduling and planning is a complex process. For any person involved in Highway construction project, the intimate knowledge of construction methods, materials, equipment, and historical production rates is a very important factor. My personal knowledge and experience has helped me in planning several projects for construction of highways. I have realized that good scheduling of projects takes into account the economies that can be realized by conducting multiple activities concurrently....   [tags: Urban Development ]

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Test-data compression using statistical coding and linear decompressors

- Owing to the fact that testers such as ATE have limited memory, speed and I/O channels, and the amount of test data that is processed in and out of ATE is directly proportional to the cost of operation. In practice, the test data bandwidth comes as a bottleneck in speeding up testing to cut test time. Test data compression reduces the amount of data stored on the tester and more importantly, given the test data bandwidth, reduces the test time. Our goal is to summarize recent trends in test compression especially statistical coding and LFSR reseeding....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Artificial Neural Network for non-Linear Dynamic Process of a Cyclone Scrubber

- INTRODUCTION The development of a low cost process for removal of acid gases and solid particles in flue gases from incinerators is desirable. A cyclone scrubber is one of the processes, which can absorb the gases, separate particles, and decrease the gas temperature simultaneously. For understanding the phenomena of gas absorption and particle separation simultaneously in a cyclone scrubber, it is very important to understand the gas absorption and the particle separation exclusively. This paper studied the absorption phenomena of gas-liquid in a cyclone scrubber....   [tags: Three, Layer, Experiment]

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Using OLS Linear Regression Analysis Estimates two Models

- The OLS linear regression analysis is a crucial statistics tool to estimate the relationship between variables. Usually, the estimator indicates the causality between one variable and the other (A Sykes, 1993) (e.g the product price and its demand quantity). This report will analyzes the product ‘Supa-clean’, a new cleaning agent in Cleano-max PLC, though two model: a demand function and a multivariate demand function. After analysing the estimator, the weakness and the room of improvement of this statistics tool will be discussed....   [tags: supa clean, cleano max plc, demand function]

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Tunneling Operation Risks Rating Using Linear Assignment Method

- Increasing number of important risk factors associated with a project increases the importance and complexity of rating operations in the risk management process. Linear assignment is a multi-criteria decision making method, and takes advantages of both hard and soft skills for more realistic rating of several factors, which is an important feature of this method. Therefore, in this study, we have used the risk factors of Golab water tunnel to demonstrate the capability of this method. For this purpose, using group decision making procedure and weighted sum, we have dealt with risk classification by linear assignment method to collect and aggregate the expert opinions....   [tags: water tunnel of Golab]

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ATTITUDE CONTROL OF AN AUTONOMOUS QUADROTOR WITH POLYNOMIAL ESTIMATION OF A LINEAR QUADRADIC REGULATOR

- ABSTRACT This paper describes the actions taken to optimize the execution time of an attitude controller of a quadrotor. An examination of the linear quadratic regulator (LQR) control method reveals the opportunity to reproduce its functionality through polynomial estimation. The optimized method is deployed to a National Instruments sbRIO 9632 embedded control and acquisition board where it decreases execution time by a factor of ten while still operating within 2.5x10-5radians of the original control method....   [tags: Mathematics]

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A Pragmatic Approach for Comparative Analysis of Linear and Rotary Generators

- A Pragmatic Approach for Comparative Analysis of Linear and Rotary Generators ABSTRACT This paper identifies the need for consolidating analysis techniques for the purpose of designing linear electrical generation systems. Additionally, it identifies a need for concise system development tools that help designers make practical comparisons between linear and rotary machines. INTRODUCTION The basic principles for converting mechanical energy to electrical energy have been known for over a century....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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One Hundred Years of Solitude: Linear and Circular Time

- One Hundred Years of Solitude: Linear and Circular Time Cien Anos de Soledad Style in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude is closely linked to myth. Marquez chooses magic realism over the literal, thereby placing the novel's emphasis on the surreal. To complement this style, time in One Hundred Years of Solitude is also mythical, simultaneously incorporating circular and linear structure (McMurray 76). Most novels are structured linearly. Events occur chronologically, and one can map the novel's exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and denouement....   [tags: One Hundred Years of Solitude]

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Lab Report Coefficient of Linear Expansion of a Metal

- Lab Report Coefficient of Linear Expansion of a Metal Introduction Most solid materials expand upon heating and contract when cooled because it undergoes a change in the energy state of its molecules or atoms. According to the atomic perspective, the average vibrational amplitude of an atom increases as the temperature rises. Each material has a property called ¡§coefficient of linear expansion¡¨ that is indicative of the extent to which a material expands upon heating or contracts when cooling....   [tags: Papers]

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Magnetic Levitation and Propulsion through Synchronous Linear Motors

- Magnetic Levitation and Propulsion through Synchronous Linear Motors MagLev technology is entirely different from any form of transportation in operation today, but the basic principles that lie at the foundation are not beyond the understanding of the beginning electricity and magnetism student. It is in the application of these principles to design and optimize an actual train that things get hairy. The basic idea has been researched since the mid-sixties, but it is only now that economically feasible prototypes are being built and governments are seriously looking towards magnets to propel us into the next century....   [tags: Papers]

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The Role of Science in Technology, and The Localization of Science-Technology Linkages

- 1. Interpretations Of The Technological Change A definition of Science is the knowledge of nature that can be replicated and tested because it is published. In addition it is usually applied in universities and some firms. It utilizes ceteris paribus and the findings can be generalized. On the other hand technology is the non-codified application of knowledge and therefore difficult to reproduce or imitate. Connections between science and technology (S&T henceforth) have baffled many historians and economists....   [tags: linear model, government, society]

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What Influences The Level Of Child Aggression

- ... 2011). In this data analysis (table2), R Square value is 0.082 (8.2%). R Square is the focus point in single linear regression. Also R Square value in this analysis can implied that these independent factors has less explanatory power to Child aggression (Gerrard, B. 2014) This analysis is Multiple linear regression, Adjusted R Square should be the main point to illustrated. Adjusted R Square value is 0.076 (7.6%). This means that all of these factors (independent variables) have minimal influences to the agression of children because these factors have influenced for the agression merely 7.6%....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Correlation Between Pm2.5 And Aerosol Optical Depth

- ... In 2002, Wang and Christopher explored the relationship of PM2.5 measured at surface levels and AOD derived from MODIS by collecting hourly PM2.5 at seven locations in Jefferson county, Alabama using the Tapered-Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM) instrument. The TEOM has an accuracy of ± 5 ugm-3 for 10 minute averaged data and ± 1.5 ugm-3 for hourly averages. MODIS AOD values were within uncertainty levels of ± 0.05 ± 0.20 AOD over land at 10 x 10 km2 when compared against ground based measurements by AERONET (Chu et al., 2002; Wang & Christopher, 2003)....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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The Effects Of Social And Economic Factors On Crime

- ... Furthermore, a measure of ecological changes through time and level of urban residence was included by way of the percentage of the total population that lived in urban areas. For each year included in the study this was a measure of the percentage of the population residing in urban areas as compared to suburban and rural areas. Residential mobility and urban growth can theoretically cause a breakdown in community crime control initiatives similar to high levels of heterogeneity Shaw & McKay, 1942; Wirth, 1938)....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Scribal Education and Literacy in Ancient Israel

- ... This is where her research conflicts with other evidence of literacy. “Although she mentions complex interplays between orality and literacy that produced the Bible, she emphasizes the oral dimension and downplays the fact that the Bible is, in the end, a written text.” (Schniedewind 328) Schniedewind also discusses that while Niditch did recognize archaeological evidence like Judean seals as proof of literacy she claims that because they are often made by professionals, this is proof that orality was essentially the mainstream in Israel and that very few people wrote....   [tags: development of linear alphabet]

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Are Predictors Clinically And Radiological For Activities Of Daily Living ( Adl ) Outcomes

- The purpose of the study was to distinguish predictors clinically and radiological for activities of daily living (ADL) outcomes in those children who have cerebellar atrophy. Methods The selection process was done as they were presented Neurogenetics Clinic at the Hopital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. All participants had parental consent. The study consisted of 25 males and 19 females. The 44 participants ranged 16 months to 18 years. The duration of the study was 5 years. Those participants were then divided into cerebellar atrophy isolated and continuous with other radiological abnormalities....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Test Statistic, P Value And Critical Value, Decision, And Conclusion

- All hypothesis tests should include hypotheses, test statistic, p-value or critical value, decision, and conclusion. Please minimize the listing of computer output or the excessive use of appendices in reporting your results. Summarize the results of each regression model simply by displaying the regression equation, the coefficients and their standard errors, as well as the usual summary statistics such as the standard error, R-square and R-square(adj). A policy analyst for the Ontario Ministry of Education wanted to determine what relationships between income and the aggregate level of education might be used to encourage students to stay in school....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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The Spread of Humanistic Ideals in Art

- Pope Sixtus IV commissioned Perugino, along with others, to illustrate the walls of the Sistine Chapel. Perugino chose a depiction from Matthew 16 of the Christian Bible. In this chapter, Peter the Apostle confesses that Jesus is Lord and Son of God. For this confession, Jesus blesses Peter and gives him the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven. Perugino illustrates this by showing Jesus handing the key to the kneeling St. Peter while the Apostles, among others, congregate around them. Two temples are shown on either side of the central building....   [tags: realist, linear, renaissance]

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What Are Benefits For My Spiritual Body

- As a Christian, I go to church on Sunday and I believe in heaven as a holy place where I can meet God after my physical body dies. Every day I follow the Holy Spirit inside me, and I know I am forgiven for all of my sins as long as I act by the teachings of God. But besides all of these benefits for my spiritual body, what are some effects on my physical and mental health from religiosity. There are definitely effects on my well being from religiosity according to a study conducted by Yoshiomi Imamura and his colleagues researching the relationship between the belief after death and the well being in a group of elders in rural Japan....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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A Randomized, Open Label, Pragmatic Trial Conducted By Semler And Colleagues

- ... 98% [IQR, 94-99%]; P = 0.03). Semler and colleagues (2016) concluded that there was not sufficient evidence to recommend the use of apneic oxygen as standard practice during ETI. This was a well-designed study that fills in several gaps from previous research on this topic. Randomization of patients to the intervention or usual care group strengthens the results because it only focuses on the effect of apneic oxygenation during ETI. Another factor that strengthened the results of this research was that an independent observer, who was unaware of the hypothesis, collected the data, thus decreasing the risk of observer bias....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Algorithms in Engineering Control Systems

- Increasing requirements for design of system with increased fault tolerance is the current trend in design of control systems. Since the majority of real control systems are non- linear, algorithms dealing with a class of non-linear systems use the approach of Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy models. These algorithms deals with fault diagnosis, reconfiguration of the system and solve problems related to the constraints of the system and the time delay that occurs in complex control systems. All real systems in nature, such as physical, biological and engineering systems, are susceptible to defects of its compo- nents....   [tags: Automation, Linear, Engineer]

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Quality And Service Of Apple

- ... In the 11th Edition of Quantitative Analysis for Management, Hanna, Render and Stair break down forecasting into the following eight steps. (Hanna, M. & Render, B. & Stair, R. 2012) Determine the use of the forecast Select the items or quantities that are to be forecasted Determine the time horizon of the forecast Select the forecasting model or models Gather the data or information needed to make the forecast Validate the forecasting model Make the forecast Implement the results Determine the Use of the Forecast This is where Apple analysts would ask the questions: What are we looking for....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Constant Coefficients Linear Prediction for Lossless Compression of Ultraspectral Sounder Data using a Graphics Processing Unit

- The amount of data generated by ultraspectral sounders is so large that considerable savings in data storage and transmission bandwidth can be achieved using data compression. Due to the large amount of data, the data compression time is of importance. Increasing programmability of commodity Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) allows their usage as General Purpose computation on Graphical Processing Units (GPGPU). GPUs offer potential for considerable increase in computation speed in applications that are data parallel....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Constant Coefficients Linear Prediction for Lossless Compression of Ultraspectral Sounder Data using a Graphics Processing Unit

- We used NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT graphics card as a test platform for our GPU/CUDA experiments. The card consists of 64 scalar processor cores and 512 MB of Graphics Double Data Rate 3 (GDDR3) memory space. The processor cores are divided among eight multiprocessor (MP) each having eight cores, a multi-threaded instruction unit, and 16 kB shared memory space accessible by the cores deployed at the MP. The key facts of the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT -card are presented in Table 1. A schematic visualization of the memory configuration of the GeForce 9600 GT is presented on the right hand side of Figure 3....   [tags: Computer Science]

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The Rigidness of the Higher Educational System

- In today's society, the higher education system has been a very controversial topic for many years. There are many problems that people have with the higher education system in America. People have questioned its tactics and debated the pros and cons of the higher education system. One of the many problems that higher education presents is that learning is linear. Many educators do not go into further detail with their lesson. "Most teachers and professors in colleges have a set plan, and this is what makes higher education rigid"(Ruytenbeek, 2013)....   [tags: linear, equally, teacher focused, expensive]

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Life And Reality Of Sir Arthur Evans

- ... He was a very well written man and fluent in several languages. Some academic achievements include a prize for Greek epigrams, and he was Secretary of the Scientific Society. He travelled extensively including the Balkans, Scandinavia, and Bosnia at this time in his studying of ancient Roman sites he was secretary of the British Fund for Balkan refugees. His critical view toward the government actually got him arrested and expelled from the country in 1882. Many of his writings such as Through Bosnia and the Hercegovina on Foot during the Insurrection (1876) and in Illyriatz Letters (1878)....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Linear B]

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Univariate Analysis Is The Simplest Form Of Quantitative

- Univariate analysis is the simplest form of quantitative (statistical) analysis. Univariate analysis explores each variable in a data set, separately. It looks at the range of values, as well as the central tendency of the values. It describes the pattern of response to the variable and also describes each variable on its own. Univariate analysis was performed so as to facilitate more complicated analyses, like bivariate and multivariate analysis. Univariate descriptive statistics describe individual variables....   [tags: Regression analysis, Statistics, Linear regression]

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Long Distance Maritime Trading During The Mediterranean Sea

- ... (Image 15,16,17). Hieroglyphic script was used in the middle Minoan period and it was a system made up of ideograms, so far only numbers have been deciphered (“Minoan Crete”). In 1886, Evans was given an ancient seal stone with an unknown writing system on it (Santoscoy, Nathan). Seals served the purpose of a person’s signature or identity, when they dispatched goods for trading (“Minoan Crete”). Evans discovered two unique and similar writing systems known as Linear A and Linear B (Santoscoy)....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Crete, Linear B]

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The Developmental Stages Of The Greek Civilization

- ... The Mycenaean’s employed a form of syllabic writing known as Linear B. which, unlike the Linear A developed by the Minoans, used the Greek language. It appears that the Mycenaean’s used writing not to keep historical records but strictly as a device to register the flow of goods and produce into the palaces from a complex, highly centralized economy featuring regional networks of collection and distribution. Besides being at the center of such networks, palaces also controlled craft production and were the seat of political power The next stage of the Greek Civilization is the Heroic Age....   [tags: Ancient Greece, Greece, Linear B, Knossos]

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Arts Classes Should Be Mandatory for Schools.

- “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” -Pablo Picasso. This quote is pretty straightforward. It says how all children are artists and how they grow older are not an artist anymore. A child’s drawing can tell so much about what they are thinking and feeling about their surroundings. They see things differently from adults and teens because when they are drawing or doing some sort of art they are not told that it is a “bad picture” or what ever they are doing is “not right.” They don’t have a limit upon their thoughts and ideas, but when they grow up, they do....   [tags: artistic and creative skills, non-linear ways]

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Palace Complex Knossos On Crete

- Through the readings that we have done thus far, the piece of art that I find most interesting is the "Palace Complex Knossos on Crete". What I find most interesting is not just its architecture as compared to its contemporaries in other regions, but in the culture of the people who occupied the complex, its history, and the myths that evolved from its ruins. Crete is an island located in the Aegean sea. It is located south of mainland Greece....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Labyrinth, Linear B]

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Dat Data Preparation And Description

- ... Aggregate variables incorporate many variables by weighing each one based on their significance. To choose these proportions, I aimed for correlations around 60%. In the end, I decided on 50% faculty awards, 30% publications index, and 20% increase in publications. Variable YY represents the aggregate for research output. Using the research output aggregate, I was able to find the importance of the twelve independent variables X1 through X12. I did so by finding the correlation between each variable and variable YY....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Linear Trial Teaching Is A Teaching Method Classified By Fast Pace Delivery And Shortened Period Of Instructions

- Discrete trial teaching is a teaching method classified by the fast pace delivery and shortened period of instructions (5-20 seconds) and incorporation of prompts, which is also referred to as errorless learning. DTT is under the umbrella of ABA and it is a method used to teach new skills and behaviors to children on the autism spectrum. As well DTT uses a unique style of teaching, errorless learning. Which unlike the normal teaching of trial and error. This style of teaching has been shown to be very effective with children with autism....   [tags: Psychology, Learning, Traumatic brain injury]

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The Relationship Between A Student 's Mba Gpa As A Function Of Their Bs Gpa

- ... However, if all the p-Values are less than .05 then we can proceed with the analysis.” Some instances when the p-value is greater than .05 we need to utilize the Stepwise Regression method that requires us to remove the predictor that is not significant and adequate to our model and then try once more to achieve p-Values under .05. Multiple regression factors to assess how and to what extent the variables affect a certain end result. Multiple regression has been utilized heavily in recent years....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression, Homework]

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The Argument Of Ancient Greek Historians

- We do not know who ruled Crete. This is due to the fact that a lot of the archaeological evidence on Crete has been destroyed. While some historians believe that Crete was ruled by a king, others believe that it was ruled by a group of priestesses. The Argument of Ancient greek Historians The ancient historians all suggests that there was a monarchy on Crete. Specifically, they argue that there was a king, named Minos, who ruled Crete. However, archaeologists have not yet uncovered any evidence which proves that Minos existed....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Crete, Linear B]

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Minoan Civilization During The Bronze Age

- Minoan Civilization “Civilization sails prettily like a child 's rubber balloon until it hits a sharp object; then it is likely to collapse like the balloon”- Austin O’Malley. The first major European civilization during the Bronze Age came from the Minoans. The Minoan Civilization evolved in many influential ways during its reign of power, which started from approximately 3000 B.C. and into 1000 B.C. In order to understand how the Minoan Civilization evolved, it is vital to know the background....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Crete, Linear B]

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The Origins Of The Minoans Civilization

- With the Minoans civilization there is still great debate on how this civilization collapsed to was it due to the cause of the rise of the Mycenaeans or by the Thera Eruption or even to an extent neither caused the Minoans civilization to collapse as it remains a mystery to this day. As to many historians and archaeologists, they try to make a statement it was one of these events that lead to their collapse while others doubt these events were not the cause of their collapse as it was other things....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Crete, Linear B]

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Pattern of Urban Development along the Expressway

- 3. LITERATURE STUDY 3.1. Historical context At the end of the 1950’s and during the 1960’s and 1970’s the idea of corridor development, both planned and unplanned, was actively studied and discussed among spatial planners, designers and scientists (e.g. by C.F.G. Whebell, George R. Collins, C. Doxiadis). Many of these practitioners and scholars also encountered the difficulty of visualising the dynamics of corridors and often referred to (earlier) schemes and designs of linear cities. A study on both the definition and visualisation of corridors in this time-period may contribute to the discussion on corridor development and urban networks....   [tags: corridor development, urban planning]

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Ocean Wave Energy: Converting the Ocean's Energy to Electrical Power

- This report breaks down and compares key aspects of three separate ocean wave power generators: permanent-magnet tubular linear generators, hybrid air-wave turbine generators and wave tunnel generators. Each individual generator type is to be described and analyzed on topics such as a general background on design and functionality, applicable locations, costs and efficiency using research and diagrams to support explanations where necessary. Though these forms of power generation are not effective enough to serve as a substitute for fossil fuels entirely, they are capable of reducing human reliance on strictly fossil fuels and are thus a worthy subject to invest research into....   [tags: Ocean Wave Power, Generators]

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Methods Of Water Resource Evaluation And Programming

- ... Due to the deterministic nature of the formulation, they used the model on a hydrologic scenario basis, applying it to the Svarta River. Can and Houck (1984)used piecewise linear increasing utility functions in financial planning and water planning, respectively. Mohan and Raipure(1992)employed Lexicographic ordering method and used linear multiobjective programming model and constraint technique to derive the optimal releases for various purposes from a large-scale multireservoir system consisting of five reservoirs in India....   [tags: Optimization, Operations research]

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Hitting a Baseball: Is It the Hardest Thing to Do in All of Sports?

- ... The two main hitting styles are linear and rotational hitting. From 1920 to 1975, rotational hitting was mainly used. It was very popular back then because it allowed small players to hit the ball farther than normal. After that in the 70s and 80s, linear hitting came into play. In this time period many teams switched to Astroturf. This allowed the ball to roll two times faster in the outfield. Many players then focused using their hands to direct the ball into the gaps of the infield and outfield....   [tags: homeruns, mechanics in swinging the bat]

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The Results Of Number Line Estimation And Base 10

- ... Curve fits model of SPSS statistics software was used to indicate the individuals’ best fitting model of mental number line. In the present study either the linear regression or logarithmic regression model was obtained to identify the best fitting model of 0−100 number line. Linear regression equation (i.e., y = ax + b, R2) could be obtained to indicate the linearity of individuals’ 0−100 mental number line (Siegler & Booth, 2004) when plotting the estimated to the actual number magnitude on the linear regression model....   [tags: Regression analysis, Statistics]

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Geometry in Art

- Geometry in Art Most of the art that we see today uses some form of geometry. Sometimes we can visually see the shapes and other times we can’t. If we didn’t have geometry the art of today would be flat and scattered, making it unpleasing to look at. Due to the great works of Brunelleschi and Leonardo da Vinci the concepts of linear perspective and geometry were brought into art and resulted in geometry continuing in our art today. Filippo Brunelleschi was a “trained goldsmith who, in 1420, changed the course of the artistic renaissance in Florence in two large ways” (“BRUNELLESCHI and the Re-Discovery of Linear Perspective”)....   [tags: Filippo Brunelleschi, Art Analysis]

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Math and Graph Models Behind the Olympic Paul Vault Jump

- Introduction Every 4 years, the Olympic games is a major event around the world. International athletes come together to represent their own country at a sport. A gold medal is given to the winner of each game. This math internal assessment aims to consider the trends of the wining men gold medalist’s pole vault height from 1932 to 2008, and predicting 1940 and 1944 record, when the Olympic games were not held due to the world war. Data – Height Record 1932-2008 The table below shows the men pole vault gold medalists at various Olympic games between 1932 and 2008....   [tags: math and calculations project]

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Memento Written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan

- I most definitely agree that non-linear narrative have deeply influence how subjects are presented and percieved in visual culture. In order to suppost this statement, I have chosen two films as examples; Memento written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan also being the director. (2000) and 500 Days Of Summer written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, directed by Marc Webb, (2009). Experimentation with non-linear structure in film dates back to the silent film era, including D....   [tags: movie analysis, visual culture]

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What is a Polynomial Regression?

- What Is Polynomial Regression A polynomial is a mathematical expression that is a sum of more than one monomial (Wikipedia). A monomial can be a constant, or a variable (also called indeterminate). In a monomial, the coefficients should be involved with only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative integer exponents (Wikipedia). For example, X2+5X-7 is a polynomial, and it is a quadratic one. Polynomial regression is the regression technique that tries to figure out the polynomial that fits the relationship of one dependent variable (Y) and one or more independent variables (X1, X2…)....   [tags: mathematics, variable, equation]

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The Intellectual Technology Of Reading And Writing

- The intellectual technology of reading and writing has been in existence for thousands of years. The Phoenicians, Sumerians, Greeks and Romans contrived some of the world’s first alphabets enabling universal writing systems that could be taught and understood through reading. Culture started changing from oral traditions into a literary culture as more people started to learn to read text and have access to printed words. A major technological breakthrough that enabled mass accessibility to the printed word was the invention of the Gutenberg Press....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Cognition, Thought]

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The History of Film

- A major change that has occurred in the development of film is the linearity of narrative. The history of film spans over one hundred years ago, with classical narrative emerging in Hollywood around the nineteen thirties. The classical narrative period had a strong emphasis on linearity and coherence, where characters where goal centred and consistent in personality and action. In the nineteen sixties a change began to emerge in Hollywood, with Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960) breaking the editing rules, and narrative coherence, with the introduction of jump cuts....   [tags: Informative, Film]

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Measuring The Single Clad Tracks For Different Values Of P, V And F.

- ... The height of the clad tracks varied from 50 µm, observed at the highest scanning speed, and the lowest powder feeding rate and laser power, to the values close to 1.5 mm, observed at the lowest scanning speed, and the highest powder feeding rate and laser power. In the next step, the combined parameter derived from P, F and V was found, which could linearly depend on the clad height. Fig. 5a shows the statistical dependency of the single clad height (h) on the combined parameter. It is noticeable that the clad height is directly proportional to with a linear regression coefficient R = 0.98 (R2 = 0.96)....   [tags: Regression analysis, Statistics, Laser]

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Putting Together an Online Presentation that Isn't Boring

- ... PowerPoint presentation is used to tell a linear story or a story using slides as it begins at point A progressing through events until it reaches the story’s peak or point B; and also allows the integration of images, text, videos, animations, and sounds. A Prezi presentation is used to tell a non-linear story or a story with multiple paths from point A to point B and instead of using slides Prezi provides an unlimited canvas on which to layout ideas and can also integrate images, text, videos, animations, and sounds....   [tags: presentation tools, Prezi, Power Point]

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Comparing And Contrasting Various Forms Of Motion

- Comparing and Contrasting Various Forms of Motion in the Observable Universe When one thinks about the different kinds of motion and energy, they may assume that all forms of motion are completely different. On the first day of AP Physics a student will be handed the standard-issue AP equation sheet and be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of individual formulas and think that they have to metamorphosis into a young Albert Einstein in order to understand the material. However, that is a common misconception....   [tags: Classical mechanics, Friction, Force, Mass]

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Link Between Birth Weight And Pregnancy

- ... The mean of the whole data set is 38.66 which could be the average gestation period. The standard deviation of gestation periods for smoking mothers is 0.0096 weeks more than the gestation period for non-smoking mothers. This is a very small number compared to the gestation period so it is not significant. The standard deviation of the data set is 2.30 which could be the average standard deviation of the gestation period. So, for a child from a mother who smokes, we would expect the birth weight to be less than that of a child from a non-smoking mother....   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Standard deviation, Infant]

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Mean Integral and General Projection Functions

- Projection functions are specific types of geometric feature-based approaches that are used in finding intensity variation in an image and extracting the feature vectors. Geng et al. [23] used the variance projection function for iris localization. Despite the wide application of VPF and MIPF (Mean Integral Projection Function), both have their limitations. MIPF will fail when vertical and horizontal summations of the elements in searching area are unchanged, while VPF will fail in case of the same variance and different mean of the elements....   [tags: Applied Mathematics]

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Risk Taking Behaviour in Adolescence

- Adolescence is a venerable and unstable time of adjustment in which a child transcends into adulthood (Casey, 2008). During adolescence there are examinable changes in various areas of life. These changes occur physically as the adolescent goes through puberty, as well as psychological changes where high emotional reactivity emerges, and social development is at its height (Casey, 2008). Adolescents are more likely than adults or children to engage in risky behaviour that can subsequently lead to death or illness by drunk driving, carrying weapons, using illegal drugs, and engaging in unprotected sex, which in turn can lead to STD’s and teenage pregnancies (Eaton, 2006)....   [tags: Adolescent Behavior]

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Facial Feature Localizer

- Abstract. This paper describes a facial feature localizer framework that is capable of processing images rapidly while achieving high detection rates. There are three key contributions. The first is the introduction of a new vector space for image representation. Due to this definition, an m×n image consists of m vectors in an n-dimensional space. The second is proving that an image consists of observations set from similar distribution. The third contribution is proposing a one-to-one linear transform called the “Linear Principal Transform”, which allows extracting all features of image rapidly and efficiently....   [tags: Image Representation]

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Face Recognition System

- A face recognition system aims to determine the identity of a face image with the assistance of a stored database of faces labeled with people’s identities. It is widely considered as one of the most promising biometric techniques, and has attracted much attention in the area of pattern recognition and machine learning. Numerous methods have been proposed in the last decades and they are briefly summarized in surveys of this area [1-3]. These face recognition algorithms generally consist of two steps [4]: 1) feature extraction; and 2) classification....   [tags: Technology ]

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