A multiprocessor can be defined as the computer which uses two or more processing units under the integrated control. Multi-processing is also defined as the way of using two or more than two CPUs within a single computer. As we all know that there are processors inside the computers, the multi processors, as the name indicates, have the ability to support more than one processor at a same time. Usually in multi-processing the processors are organized in the parallel form and hence a large...
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a series of birth defects such as physical, mental, behavioral and learning problems caused by the mother drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Kenneth Jones and David Smith at the University of Washington in Seattle officially identified Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in 1973 (Golden 1). The exact reasons certain fetuses are affected and others are not, is not fully understood. CDC reports state that 0.2 to 1.5 per 1000 babies are born each year in the United States with...
Security and defence are inconceivable in the 21st century without appropriate, reliable space based capabilities.- Assembly of the Western European Union 1. It was during the Cold War that both sides assumed a nuclear war can be fought out. It was the technology, particularly space technology that seems to make it possible. There were two schools of doctrine. One was based on doctrine of conventional bombing with long range aircraft. It was based on the critical importance of the 'first blow',...
Introduction Part 5 of the Core Content: International Relations, 1918 - c.1989 is entitled How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism? The syllabus says this Key Question will be explored through case studies of American involvement in Vietnam and America and events in Cuba, 1959 to 1962.The Cuban revolution, 1959Cuba in the 1950s was governed by a corrupt dictatorship under Batista. Most Cubans lived in poverty, working as labourers in the sugar and tobacco plantations. Many...
Urban designOverview What is built-up design? Urban conceive is the method of forming the personal setting for life in towns, villages and villages. It is the art of making places. It engages the conceive of structures, assemblies of structures, spaces and countrysides, and setting up the methods that make thriving development possible. Why are so numerous locations so awfully designed?Why are the locations we are construction so distinct from the locations we like? So numerous new...
Osteoprotegerin (OPG) is a soluble glycoprotein and member of the TNF-receptor superfamily that is characterized by its ability to bind to receptor activator of NF-κB Ligand (RANKL) and (TNF)-related apoptosis inducing ligand (TRAIL) (Corallini, Rimondi, & Secchiero, 2008e), (Emery et al., 1998). It exists as either a 60-kd monomeric structure or as a disulfide linked 120-kd homodimer and is encoded on chromosome 8q (Yun et al., 1998a). In contrast to other members of the TNF receptor...
1. Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.-- Sun Tzu There is no clear definition of a space weapon in the current legal regimes nor has there been a consensus on what should constitute a space weapon. The debate over the definition encompasses the problems of whether or not the international community should define the weapon based on its position i.e. on...
Cannon Street Cannon Street is one of the 17 railway stations managed by Network Rail Infrastructure Limited. The London Underground also services this station. Cannon Street is in the financial district of London and the Travelcard is Zone 1. Cannon Street connects the south side of the City to South East London, Kent and East Sussex via the London Bridge station. In case of the South Easter Main Line, the preceding station is Terminus and London Bridge is the following station. The station...
Management is defined as planning, organizing, motivating, staffing and controlling. (David 2009). Employees are hired to perform. The performance parameter is defined and employees are matched against each other. According to Dekker and Hijke (2002) both training and over-education are responsible for career mobility. They have added that over-education is a temporary phenomenon and supplements for a step towards reaching a more suitable position. Today's working environment is greatly...
ABSTRACT This study is about the Landuse/Landcover Dynamics of Abuja FCT, Nigeria. Abuja, the Federal Capital of Nigeria is a new, fast developing settlement area. As the City becomes more urban, the farmlands are reducing along with some landcover changes. Am using Landsat ETM images from 1987 and 2006 to show the different changes that has taken place within these periods due to population growth, increase in socio-economic activity, urban planning, environmental forces etc. INTRODUCTION...