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A unified architecture for intelligent DSS
A unified architecture for an intelligent decision-support system (IDSS) is presented. The incorporation of the central intelligence manager (CIM) in the architecture makes the system intelligent. The CIM comprises an ...
Rainbow Rulings: Separate But Equal Is Unconstitutional
(American Society for Public Administration, 2013)
Culture and Cost Behavior: A Cross-Country Study
Ecology of life history variation in the sailfin molly (Poecilia latipinna) in impounded mangrove marsh of the Indian River Lagoon, Florida
Effects of environmental change can be very complex and multifaceted, and as a result, the greatest challenge facing ecologists today is the prediction of the effects of these changes on populations of organisms. This ...
Behavioral Responses to Barriers by Desert Tortoises: Implications for Wildlife Management
(Allen Press, 1994)
We conducted tests on the behavioral responses of captive desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) to barriers and highway obstacles. Desert tortoises are slow-moving but persistent wanderers in their natural habitat. ...
Entrepreneurial Finance in Weak Institutional Environments
(Oxford University Press, 2012)
Entrepreneurs and their financiers in emerging and developing countries face a diversity of challenges and opportunities that often differ from those faced by their counterparts in developed countries. Some of these ...
Banking in a Volatile World: Setting Country Lending Limits
Banks often make decisions in an organizational framework that attempts to control repayment problems by setting loan limits for each country. A formal mechanism for setting those limits will be proposed. Our motivation ...
U.S. Public Administration Programs: Increasing Academic Achievement by Identifying and Utilizing Student Learning Styles
Global economic shifts are forcing universities to become more competitive and operationally efficient (Lipka, 2012; Stengel, 2012). As a result, universities emphasize access, affordability, and achievement. More specifically, ...
Outpatient Requests, Initial Sessions and Attrition
Treatment attrition in a psychiatric outpatient department was evaluated. Of eighty-two consecutive new patients, fifty-three (65%) showed up for a second appointment while twenty-nine (35%) failed to return. None of the ...
Zur Parasitenbürde des Feldhasen ( Lepus europaeus ) in Schleswig-Holstein
During a period of almost 20 years, a decrease of the population of the hare (Lepus europaeus) has been observed in North Germany. Among different reasons parasites are also thought to be responsible for this. Between 1990 ...