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Identifying Individual Eurasian Otters (Lutra lutra) Based On Measurements Of Their Footprints Standardization Of The Method And Its Potential For Censusing And Monitoring Wild Otter Populations
A method for identifying individual Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra L.) from measurements of their footprints was first tested by performing experiments with captive animals. Digital photographs were taken of imprints in mud ...
Marital Satisfaction: Veterans From Operation Iraqi Freedom (oif) And Operation Enduring Freedom (oef)
(Social Work, 2009-09-16)
The researcher conducted an online survey through social networking sites to identify variables that influenced marital satisfaction among Operation Iraq Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) veterans. ...
Community Perceptions Of Social Workers
(Social Work, 2010-03-03)
The purpose of this study was to explore the community's perceptions of the social work profession. The study explored five specific areas: 1) view of social work; 2) roles of social workers; 3) community preference's for ...
Collision Response For Virtual Laparoscopic Surgery
(Electrical Engineering, 2007-08-23)
During laparoscopic surgery the surgeon operates inside the abdomen guided by the 2D imagery of the operating area. This image is obtained via a camera inserted through a small incision. Laparoscopic surgery, in contrast ...
Finite Element Analysis Of Bio-heat Transfer For Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia Application
(Mechanical Engineering, 2010-03-03)
Finite Element solution for the multi-region bio-heat Equation is present to model magnetic fluid hyperthermia. This study solves the Penne's two dimensional bio-heat equation using finite element method and develops the ...
Liquid: A Detection Resistant Covert Timing Channel Based On Ipd Shaping
(Computer Science & Engineering, 2009-09-16)
Covert timing channels provide a way to surreptitiously leak information from an entity in a higher-security level to an entity in a lower level. The difficulty of detecting or eliminating such channels makes them a desirable ...
Nous and On in Semi-formal French: Pragmatic Uses of Institutionality and Distancing
(Linguistics & TESOL, 2010-11-16)
French linguists have long noted the substitution of the indefinite pronoun on for the 1st person plural pronoun nous, in both formal and informal situations. Studies of informal conversation have found this replacement ...
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The Thermal Effects Of Self Heating Of Transistors On Analog Amplifier Design And Evaluation
(Electrical Engineering, 2009-09-16)
Electrothermal effects play a major role in the performance of modern silicon-on-insulator (SOI) bipolar junction transistors (BJTs). This research work examines the influence of electrothermal feedback within a single ...
A Framework For A Dynamic Invocation Interface And High-level Interoperability For Mobile Agent Platforms
(Computer Science & Engineering, 2007-08-23)
The mobile agent paradigm for distributed systems is inherently suitable for many applications ranging from network management to e-commerce. One inherent problem to its wide spread use is communication between disparate ...