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• #### Comparative Analysis of Gift Exchange among a Pentecostal Christian Denomination and an Indigenous Religious Tradition in Ile-Ife, Nigeria ﻿

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This dissertation is a comparative analysis of the gift and how it impacts on interpersonal relationship among the Yoruba of Nigeria. The dissertation examines gift exchange as it is practiced among the worshippers of Ògún ...
• #### A comparative approach to testing hypotheses for the evolution of sex-biased dispersal in bean beetles ﻿

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Understanding the selective forces that shape dispersal strategies is a fundamental goal of evolutionary ecology and is increasingly important in changing, human-altered environments. Sex-biased dispersal (SBD) is common ...

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• #### Comparative evaluation of alternate flow configurations of three fluid, cross flow, heat exchangers ﻿

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The performance characteristics of two specific three fluid, cross flow, heat exchanger configurations have been determined; and then evaluated comparatively with other conceivable arrangements previously analyzed. Results ...

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• #### Comparative morphology of orthoclase crystals ﻿

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Crystal populations of three small intrusive igneous bodies were sampled and parameters of the volume of the crystals and the areas of the accessory faces of the crystals were determined and measured. These data were ...
• #### Comparative studies of negative ion formation in Rydberg atom collisions with attaching and polar targets ﻿

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Low-energy electron transfer in collisions between a Rydberg atom and a target molecule can result in the formation of negative ions. Depending as to the properties of the target molecule the electron may be bound in a ...
• #### A comparative study of multiple accessing schemes ﻿

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We compare the performance of different accessing schemes (frequency division, time division and code division) for the uplink in a wireless communication system. We assume an additive white Gaussian noise channel with ...
• #### Comparative Study of the Condensing Effects of Ergosterol and Cholesterol ﻿

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Cholesterol, due to its condensing effect, is considered an important regulator of membrane thickness. Other sterols, due to their structural similarities to cholesterol, are often assumed to have a universal effect on ...
• #### A Comparative Study on Japanese and Chinese NMCs: A Semantic and Discourse Approach ﻿

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• #### Comparing and Combining Read Miss Clustering and Software Prefetching ﻿

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• #### Comparing vector-based and ACT-R memory models using large-scale datasets: User-customized hashtag and tag prediction on Twitter and StackOverflow ﻿

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The growth of social media and user-created content on online sites provides unique opportunities to study models of declarative memory. The tasks of choosing a hashtag for a tweet and tagging a post on StackOverflow were ...
• #### Comparison of analytical and numerical biodegradation models with application to aquifer remediation ﻿

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Contaminant transport in ground water is predicted through the use of analytical and numerical models. The horizontal plane source analytical code (HPS) was compared to the USGS solute transport numerical code (MOC) for ...
• #### Comparison of clusters with and without detectable Wolf-Rayet stars in starburst galaxies using optical, near-infrared imagery and spectroscopy ﻿

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This optical, near-infrared observational study compares the properties of clusters with and without Wolf-Rayet (W-R) stars in starburst galaxies. Previous studies looked only at the galactic properties. Because this work ...

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• #### Comparison of estimates of airmass aging using particle and other measurements near Fort Worth, TX ﻿

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The composition, concentration, and size of submicron aerosols were measured with a time resolution of five minutes by an Aerodyne high-resolution time-of-flight aerosol mass spectrometer (HR-ToF-AMS) at a rural location ...
• #### Comparison of gradient-restoration algorithms for optimal control problems with nondifferential constraints and general boundary conditions ﻿

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The problem considered here involves a functional I subject to differential constraints, nondifferential constraints, and general boundary conditions. It consists of finding the state x(t), control u(t), and parameter $\pi$ ...
• #### Comparison of Guidance Methods for Autonomous Planetary Lander ﻿

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Guidance methods for a powered descent planetary lander are examined. Several guidance laws are developed and analyzed including Apollo derived, modified Apollo, time efficient and fuel efficient methods. These laws are ...
• #### Comparison of laser-produced plasma target materials for pumping the 109 nm xenon(2+) Auger laser ﻿

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Short wavelength lasers have many potential applications in scientific and engineering fields. The goal of this research was to improve the output energy of the Xe$\sp{2+}$ 109 nm laser. We compared cadmium, copper, gold, ...

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• #### Comparison of the abilities of historical and current cost information to predict funds flows ﻿

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This study compared current operating income (COI), current operating income plus realizable holding gains measured in constant dollars and purchasing power gain (i.e., current real income (CRI)), and historical cost income ...
• #### COMPARISON OF TWO NOVEL LIST SPHERE DETECTOR ALGORITHMS FOR MIMO-OFDM SYSTEMS ﻿

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In this paper, the complexity and performance of two novel list sphere detector (LSD) algorithms are studied and evaluated in multiple-input multiple-output orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MIMO-OFDM) system. ...

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• #### Comparison study of ring current simulations with and without bubble injections ﻿

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For many years, stand-alone ring current models have been successfully producing storm time ring current enhancements without specifying explicit localized transient injections along their outer boundaries. However, both ...
• #### A Comparison The College System ﻿

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• #### Comparisons of approximate bases for hydrogen in a magnetic field ﻿

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Solutions to the diamagnetic Hamiltonian for Rydberg states of hydrogen are studied in the low-magnetic-field regime where term mixing can be ignored. Several recently proposed approximate bases are compared by calculating ...

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• #### Compete This Summer Sailors to Organize ﻿

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• #### Competence to consent ﻿

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Informed consent is valid only if the person giving it is competent. Although allegedly informed consents are routinely tendered, there are nonetheless serious problems with the concept of competence as it stands. First, ...
• #### Competing mechanisms and scaling laws for carbon nanotube scission by ultrasonication ﻿

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Dispersion of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into liquids typically requires ultrasonication to exfoliate individuals CNTs from bundles. Experiments show that CNT length drops with sonication time (or energy) as a power law t?m. ...
• #### Competition and efficiency in the European airline industry, 1976-1990 ﻿

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The European Economic Community has "opened the European skies" with its liberalization plan for the airline industry. This plan will expose the heavily protected European airlines to a competitive environment. The cost ...
• #### Competition and inhibition in lexical retrieval: Are common mechanisms used in language and memory tasks? ﻿

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The following series of experiments examined whether common mechanisms are involved in word retrieval within language and memory domains. Four patients with short-term memory (STM) deficits were examined; however, two of ...
• #### Competition between the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, and the acanthocephalan, Moniliformis dubius, in the laboratory rat ﻿

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Since the tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, and the acanthocephalan, Moniliformis dubius, are thought to obtain all their nutrients by absorption through the body surface, are known to inhabit the same general part of the ...
• #### Competition Claimed Essential ﻿

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• #### Competition For Fulbright Awards Closes next Week ﻿

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• #### Competition in Business Taxes and Public Services: Are Production-Based Taxes Superior to Capital Taxes? ﻿

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Although most of the tax competition literature focuses on the provision of local public services to households, several papers analyze tax competition when capital taxes are used to finance local public services provided ...
• #### Competition in physician private practices ﻿

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This dissertation is comprised of three separate essays that share a similar theme: physician private practices. The first essay revisits prior research that has proposed a general framework for physician cost function ...

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• #### Competition Set For Intramural Rifle, Swimming ﻿

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• #### Competitive Parallel Disk Prefetching and Buffer Management1 ﻿

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We provide a competitive analysis framework for online prefetching and buffer management algorithms in parallel IrO systems, using a read-once model of block references. This has widespread applicability to key IrO-bound ...
• #### Competitive prefetching and buffer management for parallel I/O systems ﻿

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In this thesis we study prefetching and buffer management algorithms for parallel I/O systems. Two models of lookahead, global and local, which give limited information regarding future accesses are introduced. Two ...
• #### COMPILATION DEPENDENCES IN AN AMBITIOUS OPTIMIZING COMPILER (INTERPROCEDURAL, RECOMPILATION) ﻿

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When interprocedural analysis and optimization are employed in an optimizing compiler based in a software development environment, cooperation between the components of the environment is essential. Many components in such ...
• #### Compile time garbage collection using reference count analysis ﻿

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Storage management overhead accounts for a considerable proportion of execution time in straightforward implementations of languages with dynamic storage allocation. Our approach to reducing this overhead is to shift some ...
• #### Compiler Driven Architecture Design Space Exploration for DSP Workloads: A Study in Software Programmability Versus Hardware Acceleration ﻿

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Wireless communications and video kernels contain vast instruction and data level parallelism that can far outstrip programmable high performance DSPs. Hardware acceleration of these bottlenecks is commonly done at the ...
• #### Compiler support for machine-independent parallelization of irregular problems ﻿

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Data-parallel languages, such as H scIGH P scERFORMANCE F scORTRAN or F scORTRAN D, provide a machine-independent data-parallel programming paradigm in which the applications programmer uses a dialect of a sequential ...
• #### Compiler support for software prefetching ﻿

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Due to the growing disparity between processor speed and main memory speed, techniques that improve cache utilization and hide memory latency are often needed to help applications achieve peak performance. Compiler-directed ...
• #### Compiling dynamic languages via statically typed functional languages ﻿

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Dynamic languages enable rapid prototyping, but are generally not viewed as providing the best performance. As a result, software developers generally build a prototype in a dynamic language and then rewrite the application ...
• #### Compiling for software distributed-shared memory systems ﻿

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In this thesis, we explore the use of software distributed shared memory (SDSM) as a target communication layer for parallelizing compilers. We explore how to effectively exploit compiler-derived knowledge of sharing and ...
• #### Compiling Java for high performance and the Internet ﻿

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Java is the first widely accepted language that addresses heterogeneous resources, security, and portability problems, making it attractive for scientific computation. It also encourages programmers to use object-oriented ...
• #### Compiling reductions in data parallel programs for distributed memory multiprocessors ﻿

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Reduction recognition and optimization are crucial techniques in parallelizing compilers. They are used to detect the recurrences in a program and transform the originally sequential code into parallel code. Because of the ...
• #### 'Complacency Critic' Ends Political Series ﻿

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• #### Complete issue of Rice Thresher (April 01, 1960) ﻿

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