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  • A Hybrid Electric Vehicle

    A Hybrid Electric Vehicle

    A hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a type of hybrid vehicle and electric vehicle which combines a conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) propulsion system with an electric propulsion system. The presence of the electric powertrain is intended to achieve either better fuel economy than a conventional vehicle, or better performance. A variety of types of HEV exist, and the degree to which they function as EVs varies as well. The most common form of HEV

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: mookmook
  • A New Era of Cheating

    A New Era of Cheating

    Abstract This paper explores the relationship between 21st century technology, specifically cellular phones, iPods, MP3 players, YouTube and online plagiarizing to cheat. With these latest inventions and the affordability of these devices students can upload tables, graphs, charts, answers to test questions and more. Not only can they cheat to get into prestigious colleges and universities, but they also earn degrees. Using electronic devices students can pass on information to a high volume of other

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    Essay Length: 2,290 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Paradigm Shift Caused by the Impact of Interactive Multimedia Technologies

    A Paradigm Shift Caused by the Impact of Interactive Multimedia Technologies

    “We can get a better idea of the implications of Barr’s (Alfred H. Barr Jr.) critical model by seeing it as a paradigm a similar way to that proposed by Thomas S. Kuhn, the historian of science. Kuhn explains change in scientific theory not as a linear series of revolutions but as shifts of paradigms….an existing paradigm comes under stress when it fails to solve or explain fresh problems. A new paradigm becomes dominant when

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    Essay Length: 5,659 Words / 23 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: David
  • A Primer on How to Create a Bullet-Proof Disaster Recovery Plan for the Entire Organization

    A Primer on How to Create a Bullet-Proof Disaster Recovery Plan for the Entire Organization

    A Primer on How to Create a Bullet-Proof Disaster Recovery Plan for the Entire Organization Elizabeth M. Ferrarini, She is a free-lance writer from Boston, Massachusetts. Reach her at iswive@aol.com Minutes after the first of two planes plunged into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Inc., the largest tenant in the World Trade Center, declared a disaster and rushed its disaster recovery plan into place with the

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    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • A Primer on Satellite Communications

    A Primer on Satellite Communications

    In 1945 Arthur C. Clarke wrote an article entitled "The Future of World Communications" for the magazine Wireless World. This article, which the editors renamed "Extra-Terrestrial Relays", was published in the October issue. In it Clarke described the properties of the geostationary orbit, a circular orbit in the equatorial plane of the earth such that a satellite appears to hover over a fixed point on the equator. The period of revolution is equal to the

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    Essay Length: 8,851 Words / 36 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Problem on the Road

    A Problem on the Road

    A Problem on the Road Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in car wrecks caused by road rage/ aggressive driving. Despite this fact many people still are impatient and become angry on the road. Driving is a curious display of public and private acts. A car isolates the driver from the world. The personal sensation of power over a couple thousand pound car is intoxicating. Road rage/aggressive driving starts from things such

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    Essay Length: 922 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Quantum Computer... A Future Technology

    A Quantum Computer... A Future Technology

    By the strange laws of quantum mechanics, Folger, a senior editor at Discover, notes, an electron, proton, or other subatomic particle is "in more than one place at a time," because individual particles behave like waves, these different places are different states that an atom can exist in simultaneously. Ten years ago, Folger writes, David Deutsch, a physicist at Oxford University, argued that it may be possible to build an extremely powerful computer based

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    Essay Length: 1,444 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Report on Hardware in a P.C

    A Report on Hardware in a P.C

    B.Sc. (Hons) Computing Information Systems Computer Systems Written Assignment Task 1 Matthew Bartlett Lecturer: Bev Holland Year: 1 Due date: 15th December 2006 Contents Executive Summary 3 Terms Of Reference 3 Introduction 3 Specifications 4 Components 5 Comparisons 8 Final Specifications 10 Conclusions 11 References and Acknowledgements 12 Executive Summary In this report I have found that often some of the new technology and especially the high spec items are being pushed by companies in

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    Essay Length: 2,495 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Report on Sip

    A Report on Sip

    A Virtual Whiteboard Application Irfan Abid (05-0094), Usman Chaudhry (05-0104) Abstract – This application allows two users (one being server, and other client) to connect to each other using SIP. After connection, server can start drawing basic shapes on drawing canvas in application and client side can view it. SIP is used so that users don’t need to know each other’s physical IP beforehand to start. Users must only know each other’s ID. Registrar server

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    Essay Length: 1,561 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Review - Architectural Innovation: The Reconfiguration of Existing Product Technologies and The Failure of Established Firms

    A Review - Architectural Innovation: The Reconfiguration of Existing Product Technologies and The Failure of Established Firms

    Radical and incremental innovations have long been the cornerstone of which firms base their knowledge and methods of technological innovation. However, this paper serves to bring attention to one of the less apparent forms of innovation, whose importance is increasingly being brought to light. Architectural innovations are, as defined by Henderson and Clark, “innovations that change the way in which the components of a product are linked together, while leaving the core design concepts (and

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    Essay Length: 747 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Monika
  • A Risk Assessment of Fedex Corporation

    A Risk Assessment of Fedex Corporation

    A Risk Assessment of FedEx Corporation Marvin Conley CIS RISK MANAGEMENT & STRATEGIC PLANNING CMGT/585 Mr. Sardoni June 12, 2006 Abstract Many organizations perform risk assessments to measure the amount of risks that could impact their organization, and identify ways in treating them before a major disaster occurs. Risks involve theoretical effectiveness of security measures, loss of impact, threats and vulnerabilities that are common in today’s society. FedEx Corporation follows guidelines and policies that are

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    Essay Length: 1,781 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Rural Tale - a Cautionary Allegory for Is Researchers

    A Rural Tale - a Cautionary Allegory for Is Researchers

    A Rural Tale: A Cautionary Allegory for IS Researchers Professor Mike Newman Abstract A textual fragment from a case study describing the attempted introduction of a simple water deliver system into a rural village is presented. Using text as allegory, we try to reveal how textual analysis, management change theories, social theory and IS literature can be used to add to our understanding of the events portrayed in the text. We show what each interpretive

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    Essay Length: 4,783 Words / 20 Pages
    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Safe Internet

    A Safe Internet

    4/28/2005 English 003-13 Evaluation Argument Professor Aithal A Safe Internet "I've heard of and experienced an Internet address where it's a casino online. They say they'll give you cash prizes if you win so many chips. I've won the chips... I ask for the prize. And it's nowhere to be seen. I wrote several times to them. No messages were replied. I lost $200 to them so far, and I know others have lost

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    Essay Length: 794 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Search Algorithm to Solve a Maze

    A Search Algorithm to Solve a Maze

    Abstract Our project will be to come up with a smart agent – MiFo – that is capable of solving a maze using the shortest path possible. So, clearly, the concept of path finding is the main idea behind our project. In this paper, we will discuss the search algorithm that we will be using to come up with the fastest solution to our maze. To make the maze more pragmatic we will add some

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    Essay Length: 1,184 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: marwa
  • A Study of Impact of Nafta and Lessons for Saarc

    A Study of Impact of Nafta and Lessons for Saarc

    A STUDY OF IMPACT OF NAFTA AND LESSONS FOR SAARC The United States, Canada and Mexico started NAFTA and formed free trade agreement in Jan 1994. The express purpose of it was to liberalize trade in goods and services, remove barriers to investment, strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights; and establish a framework for further trilateral cooperation. The agreement is based on principals of non-discriminatory treatment and transparency. It consists of 24 chapters and

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    Essay Length: 2,127 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: regina
  • A Study on Enhancement of Heat Transfer Rate by the Aid of Nanofluids

    A Study on Enhancement of Heat Transfer Rate by the Aid of Nanofluids

    A study on enhancement of heat transfer rate by the aid of nanofluids Abstract: This project titled “A study on enhancement of heat transfer rate by the aid of nanofluids ” explores several methods to improve the heat transfer efficiency. Some of the methods are utilization of extended surfaces, application of vibration to the heat transfer surfaces and usage of micro channels. Heat transfer efficiency can also be improved by increasing the thermal conductivity of

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    Essay Length: 518 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 17, 2015 By: Vamsi Krishna
  • A Successful Implementation of the Pyramid Project

    A Successful Implementation of the Pyramid Project

    Purpose of the Project - Details For a successful implementation of the Pyramid Project, the new project management and tracking system will allow the organization to better identify key business representatives from each business unit within the organization; the new project management and tracking system will allow for better project process management; the new system will also allow the organization to enhance the issue management process by providing a more effective and efficient issue tracking

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    Essay Length: 603 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Systems Analysis of Lily Rose Tiaras

    A Systems Analysis of Lily Rose Tiaras

    Background/ Identification of the problem Lily-Rose Tiaras is a small business that makes wedding jewellery designed the owner. It is run by my mother and is in addition to her normal job. As it is not her main occupation there is no legitimate system in place for the company. As orders are received they are produced and sent out after payment. This generates many problems for the company. By using a computer system an organisational

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    Essay Length: 897 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Fonta
  • A Technological Revolution: The Transistor

    A Technological Revolution: The Transistor

    A Technological Revolution: The Transistor The most significant and revolutionizing discovery of the twentieth century was the electrical characteristics of semiconductors. The idea of semiconductors can be fully grasped when the band theory of solids is understood. This theory clearly states that for electrical conduction, elements have an orbital line-up of electrons. The lower orbitals are filled first, then the higher ones. If an element has a filled valence orbital, the highest filled conduction band,

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    Essay Length: 715 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Trip Through the Pipes

    A Trip Through the Pipes

    A Trip through the Pipes Ouch! Something hard touched the end of my feet. In the darkness, I couldn’t make out the color or the shape clearly, but it was no doubt made of steel. I tried to remember what I had put in my back porch, but I could not remember. So I went back into the house, turned the light of the porch on, and returned. It was a huge box-shaped machine with

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    Essay Length: 688 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

    A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

    A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings By Gabriel Garcia Marquez The fictional tale entitled A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings is an intriguing story which is expressed very well in the title. The story is about just that, an old man with wings. The only aspect that the title fails to point out is that he is an angel. I find the story to be somewhat interesting; however, it isnпїЅt exactly hard to

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    Essay Length: 302 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Wavelet Transform Approach to the Design of Complementary Sequences for Communications

    A Wavelet Transform Approach to the Design of Complementary Sequences for Communications

    A wavelet transform approach to the design of complementary sequences for communications Todor Cooklev, Keh-Gang Lu School of Engineering, San Francisco State University, San Francisco CA 94132, USA Abstract: In this paper we study the relationship between filter banks and complementary sequences. Non-periodic and periodic complementary sequences are identified to be special cases of non-periodic and periodic (or cyclic) wavelet transforms. These wavelet transforms are non-regular. A systematic approach for the generation of periodic symmetric

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    Essay Length: 495 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Edward
  • A World of Freedom with Chains Attached

    A World of Freedom with Chains Attached

    Everyone has heard of the Internet and how it is going to help set the world free. The Internet is the fastest growing form of communication and is becoming more and more commonplace in the average American home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site eBay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are

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    Essay Length: 2,261 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Edward
  • Aalsmeer Flower Auction E-Business

    Aalsmeer Flower Auction E-Business

    On a daily basis Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer sets the world price for flowers and plants. This happens by bringing supply and demand together by means of the auction clock- a captivating process during which large and small batches of flowers are sold within fractions of seconds. Each day, 19 million flowers and two million plants are sold through 13 clocks at 'Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer is said to have the largest trade building in the entire world. In

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    Essay Length: 846 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Safiya
  • Aalsmer Flower Auction

    Aalsmer Flower Auction

    Identify and analyse the business and information requirements of the board of the Aalsmeer Flower Auction, suggesting a suitable information strategy which will help them to achieve their business objectives and ensure competitive advantage in the industry. Task As the IT Consultant you have been hired to recommend how the use of modern information systems and technology might ensure the continued success of the Aalsmeer Flower Auction. Write a management consultancy report that addresses the

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    Essay Length: 265 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2011 By: leticia
  • Abbey Case Study

    Abbey Case Study

    INFORMATION AND E-BUSINESS SYSTEMS ASSIGNMENT 1: ABBEY and EDS SECTION 1) ABBEY is a leading mortgage lender in U.K., structured in business divisions, namely Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Finance and Markets, Manufacturing, Risk, Central Units, HR. A strategic objective for Abbey is to gain competitive advantage, that is to improve its competitive position through a better service to its clients, an improved effectiveness in its internal operations and a reduction in costs (estimated in savings

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    Essay Length: 1,512 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Bred
  • Abe

    Abe

    Individual Responsibilities Plans must address requirements for individuals accessing or processing Restricted Data so as to comply with basic responsibilities for campus data in general, as required by the provisions of the DMUP. In particular, Plans must specify requirements to be implemented within departments or units to ensure that individuals will be able to protect Restricted Data. [4] This includes ensuring that: o passwords or other instruments that allow access to Restricted Data are protected;

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    Essay Length: 268 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Vika
  • Abgenix

    Abgenix

    1) What are the pros and cons of Abgenix's collaborating with a partner on ABX-EGF? Before a new drug can be released to the market, it has to undergo a regulatory process. To complete the process, first the drug company (the sponsor in the process) has to submit information to prove that the drug is safe and effective. Pre-clinical data first has to be submitted before clinical trials can be conducted. After demonstrating the

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    Essay Length: 1,109 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Vika
  • Abortion: Is It Right?

    Abortion: Is It Right?

    Abortion: Is it right? What constitutes a living person: Do you have to be born into this world; are you considered human as a fetus or do we even have the right to say? It is my beliefs that God does and lets things happen for a purpose. Meaning that if you get pregnant then it was Gods will for you to get pregnant. There for does this give you the right to reject Gods

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    Essay Length: 624 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • About Hardcore-Punk

    About Hardcore-Punk

    Hardcore punk Hardcore punk is a subgenre of punk rock which originated in the United States in the late 1970s. It emerged as the first wave of punk artists disbanded or moved onto different genres and the left behind-artists focused on music with faster tempos, louder beats, and a generally "harder" bass/decibel level - therefore resulting in many referring to the music as "Hardcore." The sound is generally thicker, heavier, and faster than 1970s-style punk

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    Essay Length: 327 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Jessica

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