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Photography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized
Photography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized
Photography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized surfaces by means of the photochemical action of light or other forms of radiant energy. In today's society, photography plays important roles as an information medium, as a tool in science and technology, and as an art form, and it is also a popular hobby. It is essential at every level of business and industry, being used in advertising, documentation, photojournalism, and many other ways. Scientific research, ranging from
Astronomers
Astronomers
Astronomers Part One Brief Descriptions of the Following Astronomers: Walter Baade : Baade was a German-born American, whose work gave new estimates for the age and size of the universe. During the wartime, blackouts aided his observatons and allowed him to indentify and classify stars in a new and useful way, and led him to increase and improve Hubble's values for the size and age of the universe (to the great relief of geologists.) He also worked on supernovae and radiostars. Milton Humason :
Black Holes
Black Holes
Black Holes Table of Contents I. What are black holes? II. Where do they come from? III. Interesting facts about black holes. IV. How are they discovered? A. X-ray Emissions B. Exotic Energy Sources C. Star speeds D. Masers E. The Baseline Array F. Hubble Telescope G. Satellites V. Quasi-Stellar Relations VI. Locations A. M87 B. Milky Way C. Andromeda D. ?????? E. NGC 6240 F. A0620-00 What are black holes? Black holes are the remains of a massive star that has collapsed and shrunk to a tiny poi
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence ABSTRACT Current neural network technology is the most progressive of the artificial intelligence systems today. Applications of neural networks have made the transition from laboratory curiosities to large, successful commercial applications. To enhance the security of automated financial transactions, current technologies in both speech recognition and handwriting recognition are likely ready for mass integration into financial institutions. RESEARCH PROJECT TABLE OF CO
Nostradamus and a Grim Future
Nostradamus and a Grim Future
Nostradamus and a Grim Future by Mookypj English II pre-AP period 1 11/4/96 Outline I. Introduction A. Thesis sentence B. Marc Hopkins opinion on the validity of Nostradamus's predictions II. Background information on Nostradamus A. Source of Nostradamus's education B. Nostradamus's trip to Montpellier C. Tragedies strike Nostradamus 1. Plague comes to town and kills Nostradamus's family 2. Nostradamus's late wife's family sues him 3. Comment to workman results in the alarm of the Church D. Nos
Technology Spontaneously Approaching Humanity with the Passage of Time
Technology Spontaneously Approaching Humanity with the Passage of Time
Technology Spontaneously Approaching ‘Humanity’ with the Passage of Time --------------------------------------------------------------------------- By Avner Erez Tel Aviv University , Department of Film & Television Tools once helped early man increase his survivability, and they became more and more useful as means to achieve our goals. Today, innovations in technology have allowed us to fabricate tools of increasing complexity. As we recognize that the most effective tools have human charact
Digital photography which is also called digital imaging since it does
Digital photography which is also called digital imaging since it does
Digital photography, which is also called ‘digital imaging’ since it does not involve the use of film started in the sixties. The original development of the technology is at NASA when they required that exploration spacecraft, unable to return to earth, to be capable of sending back pictures of their voyages. The digital camera, like the standard film camera, uses a lens to focus the image on a sensor. The usual film camera depends on a film to capture the image but the digital relies on a sen
The Binary Number System
The Binary Number System
The Binary Number System The binary number system is a system in which numbers are represented as linear combinations of the powers of two. A binary number is a number written in base two. This means that each position in a numeral represents a particular power of two. In the more common decimal system, powers of ten are used. A positive integer is represented in base two by a line of zero’s and one’s.The binary number system is important because of its application and value in computers. Digit
Binary Images in The Bronze Horseman
Binary Images in The Bronze Horseman
Binary Images in “The Bronze Horseman” Alexandr Pushkin’s poem “The Bronze Horseman” is a seemingly glorious narrative of the solidity of the great city of Petrograd. The work extols Peter the Great and his awesome achievement of constructing a shining new city whose beauty is contrasted with the paleness of its predecessor, Moscow. At first, the poem gives Peter a mythological quality and emphasizes his position as a national hero. “The Bronze Horseman,” however, does not depict Petrograd and
Quantum Computers
Quantum Computers
Quantum Computers Fact -or- Fantasy? CS Senior Seminar Imagine a computer whose memory is exponentially larger than its apparent physical size; a computer that can manipulate an exponential set of inputs simultaneously; a computer that computes in the twilight zone of space. You would be thinking of a quantum computer. Relatively few and simple concepts from quantum mechanics are needed to make quantum computers a possibility. The subtlety has been in learning to manipulate these concepts. Is s
Hexadecimal Notation
Hexadecimal Notation
Hexadecimal Notation Ninety-nine percent of the data you see in the registry is hexadecimal. Computers use hexadecimal notation instead of decimal for a good reason, which you'll learn in a bit. You must learn how to read and convert hexadecimal numbers to use the registry as an effective tool. And that's the point of this section. Binary and decimal notations don't get along well. You learned decimal notation as a child. In this notation, 734 is 7 x 102 + 3 x 101 + 4 x 100, which is 7 x 100 + 3
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto Chapter 1 Summary: Bourgeois and Proletarians The Communist Manifesto begins with Marx's famous generalization that the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles (79). Marx describes these classes in terms of binary oppositions, with one party as oppressor, the other as oppressed. While human societies have traditionally been organized according to complex, multi-membered class hierarchies, the demise of feudalism effected by the French Revolu
British National Identity
British National Identity
British National Identity PS: The Lion and The Unicorn is available at http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/O/OrwellGeorge/essay/lionunicorn.html Orwell is a committed socialist. He went to Spain at the end of 1936, to write newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War. The conflict in Spain was between the communist, socialist Republic, and General Franco’s Fascist military rebellion. He was astonished by the atmosphere in Spain: class distinctions did not exist there and everyone wa
Gender Trouble Feminism and The Subversion of Identity
Gender Trouble Feminism and The Subversion of Identity
Gender Trouble: Feminism and The Subversion of Identity A Review/Commentary of GenderTrouble: Feminism and The Subversion of Identity, By Judith Butler Gender, Homosexuality and Ethics Feb. 9/00 Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. New York: Routledge, 1990. Judith Butler exhibits the new wave of Anglo-American academic feminism, a feminism that goes beyond the delusional categories of male and female, and wishes to confuse or “trouble” these categories all to
Representation of female characters in Shakespeare
Representation of female characters in Shakespeare
Representation of female characters in Shakespeare Shakespearean plays are written within the patriarchal ideologies of the Elizabethan era. Women were considered to be subordinate to men. This subordinance was clearly projected in the portrayal and representation of women and their sexuality. The 1970’s and the rise of feminism challenged these Shakespearean, stereotypical representations. These new, feminist readings brought new perspectives to Shakespeare’s works. More particularly, the repre
Mitosis
Mitosis
Mitosis Cells can divide, and in unicellular organisms, this makes more organisms. In multicellular organisms, cell division is used for growth, development, and repair of the organism. Cell division is controlled by DNA, but exact copies of the DNA must be given to the daughter cells (note use of “mother” and “daughter”). Bacteria reproduce by a simple process called binary fission. They have one chromosome which is attached to the cell membrane. This chromosome replicates, then the two copies
The Renaissance Era
The Renaissance Era
The Renaissance Era Historical Events 1500 – 1600: DL: African Slaves are taken across the Atlantic to work on sugar plantations – 1510. ED : University of Valencia founded – 1500 RP : Ahmed ad Mansur leads Moroccans into a battle against the Songhai – 1500 VA : Nuts and Bolts are first used in Europe – 1550’s. M : William Shakespeare is born – 1564. PH : Elizabeth I begins her reign as Queen of England – 1588. ST : The First toilet is invented – 1589. LT: Sir Walter Raleigh born - 1552 PH : Pol
Antigone
Antigone
Antigone The Greek audience would have been familiar with the story told in Antigone and with the background of the characters. An understanding of Antigone's family and her father's fate helps to put the events of the play in context. Antigone is of the Labdacids, a great but star-crossed family. Her father was Oedipus. Oedipus was born of Laius and Jocasta, the rulers of Thebes, but his parents were warned in prophecy that the boy would grow up to murder his father and marry his mother. A herd
Asteroids-Fact sheet
Asteroids-Fact sheet
Asteroids-Fact sheet. Asteroids are one of the many small or minor rocky planetoids that are a member of the solar system and that move in elliptical orbits primarily between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The largest representatives of asteroids are 1 Ceres, with a diameter of about 1,003 km, 2 Pallas and 4 Vesta, with diameters of about 550 km. About 200 asteroids have diameters of more than 97 km, and thousands of smaller ones exist. The total mass of all asteroids in the solar system is muc
ASTEROIDS
ASTEROIDS
ASTEROIDS. Asteroids are one of the many small or minor rocky planetoids that are a member of the solar system and that move in elliptical orbits primarily between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The largest representatives of asteroids are 1 Ceres, with a diameter of about 1,003 km, 2 Pallas and 4 Vesta, with diameters of about 550 km. About 200 asteroids have diameters of more than 97 km, and thousands of smaller ones exist. The total mass of all asteroids in the solar system is much less than
Comparison of BST and AVL
Comparison of BST and AVL
Comparison of BST and AVL Binary Search Tree (BST) is a tree that left item is less than root, right item is greater than root and each sub-tree is it itself a binary search tree. For BST, the first piece of data is the root of the tree. Balancing is not important in BST. On the other hand, AVL tree is alike BST but it is a highly balanced tree, which mean the number of sub-trees on the left almost equal on the right. From the result of program two, we can see the difference between two trees an
Discuss the issues of publishing pictures that have been altered using
Discuss the issues of publishing pictures that have been altered using
Discuss the issues of publishing pictures that have been altered using a computer. Picture and subject manipulations have been a part of photography since it was first invented. But because of computer technology, digital manipulations are relatively easy to accomplish, hard to detect and perhaps more alarming, alter the original image so that checking the authenticity of the picture is impossible. Some critics have predicted that in a few years, images -- whether still or moving -- will not be
Support Vector Machine
Support Vector Machine
Support Vector Machine CSC 4810-Artificial Intelligence ASSG# 4 SVM is an implementation of Support Vector Machine (SVM). Support Vector Machine was developed by Vapnik. The main futures of the program are the following: for the problem of pattern recognition, for the problem of regression, for the problem of learning a ranking function. Underlying the success of SVM are mathematical foundations of statistical learning theory. Rather than minimizing the training error, SVMs minimize structural r
Data Compression
Data Compression
Data Compression �Data Compression� just sounds complicated. Don�t be afraid, compression is our good friend for many reasons. It saves hard drive space. It makes data files to handle. It also cuts those immense file download times from the Internet. Wouldn�t it be nice if we could compress all files down to just a few bytes? There is a limit to how much you can compress a file. How random the file is, is the determining factor to how far it can be compressed. If the file is completely r
A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than
A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than
A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than humans. Actually, the degree of a computer¹s intelligence depends on the speed of its ignorance. Today¹s complex computers are not really intelligent at all. The intelligence is in the people who design them. Therefore, in order to understand the intelligence of computers, one must first look at the history of computers, the way computers handle information, and, finally, the methods of programming the machines. The predecessor
The Internet How it Works and How it Effects the World
The Internet How it Works and How it Effects the World
The Internet: How it Works and How it Effects the World Many people do not understand what the Internet is the power that it has over the world. The Internet is an extraordinary learning and entertainment tool that, when used properly, can significantly enhance a user's ability to gather information. Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) started the Internet. It was a project under taken by the Department Of Defense (DOD) in 1969. It started as an experiment to link together DOD an
Thesis Government Censorship would damage the atmosphere of the freedo
Thesis Government Censorship would damage the atmosphere of the freedo
Thesis: Government Censorship would damage the atmosphere of the freedom to express ideas on the Internet; therefore, government should not encourage censorship. Introduction I. In the Internet community, there is a large volume of technical terms. For this reason, it is first necessary to examine the terminology specific to Internet. 1.The internet is a world wide computer network. 1.Electronic mail (email), which is one component of the Internet, approximates person to person letters, memorand
DESIGNING A NETWORK
DESIGNING A NETWORK
DESIGNING A NETWORK I. STATEMENT & BACKGROUND The college of Business (COB) server is now being used to support deliver to the Computer Information System (CIS) department. The CIS professors would be using the server for various operations. Assignments, e-mail, and other types of information would be easier for the students to access. Network users are able to share files, printers and other resources; send electronic messages and run programs on other computers. However, certain important issu
On October 28 1955 in Seattle Washington a boy was born This child wou
On October 28 1955 in Seattle Washington a boy was born This child wou
On October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington a boy was born. This child would grow up to be one of the most successful people in the history of man. His name, William (Bill) Henry Gates. Bill a.k.a. Trey was a different child from the beginning of his life. His first five years were normal just like most kids. Once he turned six his parents would almost go crazy. He declared war on his mother and always talked back to her as in this example; She would call him up to dinner from his basement bedr
Keyboards
Keyboards
Keyboards A key board is simply a way that the user may interface a fixed number of commands (equal to the number of keys that the manufacturer places on the board). The standard keyboard for home PCs is a QWERTY key board, but they are not restricted to this format as in industry they can be used to send different common commands to a computer for example a farm may have a key board controlling the environmental setting in the sheds with a button to dim the lights or turn them up or a button t
Body
Body
body Object-Oriented Database Management Systems The construction of Object-Oriented Database Management Systems started in the middle 80’s, at a prototype building level, and at the beginning of the 90’s the first commercial systems appeared. The interest for the development of such systems stems from the need to cover the modeling deficiencies of their predecessors, that is the relational database management systems. They were intended to be used by applications that have to handle big and co
THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET
THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET
THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET It's on television, in magazines, newspapers, and in our schools. Everywhere you go you hear about the Internet. Dubbed The Information Superhighway, one might think that this network of millions of computers around the globe is as fast and as captivating as television, but with more and more users logging on everyday and staying on longer and longer, this Information Superhighway could be perhaps more correctly referred to as a clogged Los-Angeles expressway at l
Black Holes
Black Holes
Black Holes Black Hole, a theoretical concept in the study of gravitation. The gravitational field of a black hole, which is an extremely dense body, is so strong that, if the body is large enough, nothing, including electromagnetic radiation, can escape from its vicinity. The body is surrounded by a spherical boundary, called a horizon, through which light can enter but not escape; it therefore appears totally black. Properties The black-hole concept was developed by the German astronomer Karl
Besieging the ethnic intolerance during his nurturing years
Besieging the ethnic intolerance during his nurturing years
besieging the ethnic intolerance during his nurturing years Black Boy (1845), created by Richard Wright with his soul and written as his shadow, is a subtly actualized chronicle of an adolescent’s coming of age in the United States accompanying by a clear-cut denunciation of the Southern racial intolerance. Throughout the novel, said reasons for novelizing this superb piece of work, is upheld by numerous citations of maturity related incidents obscured by the racial era. With the myriad ingenio
COBOL TERMS
COBOL TERMS
COBOL TERMS: 1. COBOL is designed to meet the information processing needs of business. 2. COBOL is a high-level language that can be transported easily from one computer system to another. 3. COBOL excels in the use of record I/O. 4. COBOL is English-like and self-documenting. 5. Every COBOL program is composed of four divisions: IDENTIFICATION, ENVIRONMENT, DATA, and PROCEDURE. 6. Flowcharts, hierarchy charts, and/or pseudocode should be used to outline your logic. 7. The top-down approach to
A Search for Commitment within the Sexes
A Search for Commitment within the Sexes
A Search for Commitment within the Sexes Abstract. In the field of organizational research, there are many worthwhile studies being conducted every day. Each study has its own unique contribution to what is understood and considered to be known about the way we live, love and work. It was Freud who noted that a healthy person was one able to do these things, but it is not until so recently that an intent on figuring out the world of work was specifically studied. For the means of the researc
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence has been very highly debated and discussed since its emergence after World War II. My purpose in this paper is to present some of the major components of AI and to show arguments for and against its existence. Along the way I will insert my opinions and thoughts on AI and give my reasons for holding these thoughts as true. The current concept of AI relating to computers was first introduced by Alan Turing in the 1950s. He formed the basis of compu
The term Artificial Intelligence comes to mind when thinking about Com
The term Artificial Intelligence comes to mind when thinking about Com
The term Artificial Intelligence comes to mind when thinking about Computer Science, but what does it really mean? Artificial Intelligence is an interdisciplinary field that includes computer science, physiology, and philosophy. The combination of natural language (speaking like a human), to recognizing complex patterns in handwriting is one of the main goals most artificial intelligence scientist hope to achieve. Artificial intelligence was first coined in 1956 in a Dartmouth University Confer
What is a nova Ancient observers of the night sky thought it to be an
What is a nova Ancient observers of the night sky thought it to be an
What is a nova? Ancient observers of the night sky thought it to be an amazing occurrence in itself. These magically appearing stars were given the name nova, meaning new star, for lack of a scientific explanation. This mysterious oddity has started to unfold as technology has increased. By definition, a nova is a star that increases its magnitude over a period of hours then goes back to its original state. The magnitude of a star is important because it represents its luminosity. Keeping this
On the surface the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings seemed to be re
On the surface the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings seemed to be re
On the surface, the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings seemed to be relatively simple, wherein a man who was a candidate for one of the country's most prestigious positions was challenged by a former co-worker claiming sexual misconduct. It seemed at first to be a story that the American public was somewhat familiar with: politicians and prestigious men have been linked several times before with charges involving sexual misconduct. However, when we get a closer look at the situation, America w
Into the Depths of A Black Hole Everyday we look out upon the night sk
Into the Depths of A Black Hole Everyday we look out upon the night sk
Into the Depths of A Black Hole Everyday we look out upon the night sky, wondering and dreaming of what lies beyond our planet. The universe that we live in is so diverse and unique, and it interests us to learn about all the variance that lies beyond our grasp. Within this marvel of wonders our universe holds a mystery that is very difficult to understand because of the complications that arise when trying to examine and explore the principles of space. That mystery happens to be that of the e
Analysis of Movie Terminator 2 Judgement Day
Analysis of Movie Terminator 2 Judgement Day
Analysis of Movie: Terminator 2: Judgement Day The movie Terminator 2 is a futuristic science fiction picture that consists of a woman, Sarah Connor, trying to protect her son, John, who will one day save the world. This movie is embedded with many references to nature and culture. The nature and culture relation is contained in the essay, Oppressive dichotomies: the nature/culture debate by Penelope Brown and Ludmilla Jordanova. The film Terminator 2 illustrates the ideas of Brown and Jordan
Cloning Is It Right
Cloning Is It Right
Cloning: Is It Right? The biological definition of a clone is an organism that has the same genetic information as another organism or organisms (Cloning, 1997). From this definition and from information about the science behind cloning, my current view on cloning is that it is ethical. This statement ignores information about how we can misuse cloning and what consequences occur when the procedure is unsuccessful. I currently do not think cloning should be used until it is perfected. I doubt
Data Storage Devices
Data Storage Devices
data Storage Devices Even before the first computer was conceptualized, data had already been stored on hard copy medium and used with a machine. As early as 1801, the punched card was used as a control device for mechanical looms. One and one-half centuries later, IBM joined punched cards to computers, encoding binary information as patterns of small rectangular holes. Today, punch cards are rarely used with computers. Instead, they are used for a handful of train tickets and election ballots.
DEFINITION OF IP ADDRESS
DEFINITION OF IP ADDRESS
DEFINITION OF IP ADDRESS A numeric code that identifies a particular computer on the Internet . Just as a street address identifies the location of your home or office , every computer or network on the Internet has a unique address, too. You register your address with InterNIC as both a name , which is referred to as the domain name , and a number ( 198.137.240.100 ) , which is generally referred to as the IP address or IP number. Most likely, the InterNIC will assign you a Class C address, whi
Computer Terms
Computer Terms
Computer Terms A/D converter (Analog to Digital Converter) Device that converts continuously varying analog signals from instruments that monitor such conditions as movement, temperature, sound, etc., into binary code for the computer. It may be contained on a single chip or can be one circuit within a chip. See modem and codec. Contrast with D/A converter. A/UX Apple's version of UNIX for the Macintosh. It is based on AT&T's UNIX System V with Berkeley extensions. A20 PC address line t
Body Modification In Todays Society
Body Modification In Todays Society
Body Modification In Todays Society Society There are various aspects through which people, especially youth, identify themselves. People are always sending some sort of communication out at all times, whether it is subconscious or not. Images and styles are adopted which communicate meanings about the individual to his/her peers and to society. Styles of dress, language, music, and dance are some of the ways that portray one's own unique symbols, values, and meanings. One other such signifier o
Mind And Machine
Mind And Machine
Mind And Machine Mind and Machine: The Essay Technology has traditionally evolved as the result of human needs. Invention, when prized and rewarded, will invariably rise-up to meet the free market demands of society. It is in this realm that Artificial Intelligence research and the resultant expert systems have been forged. Much of the material that relates to the field of Artificial Intelligence deals with human psychology and the nature of consciousness. Exhaustive debate on consciousness and
Technology
Technology
Technology Technology has traditionally evolved as the result of human needs. Invention, when prized and rewarded, will invariably rise-up to meet the free market demands of society. It is in this realm that Artificial Intelligence research and the resultant expert systems have been forged. Much of the material that relates to the field of Artificial Intelligence deals with human psychology and the nature of consciousness. Exhaustive debate on consciousness and the possibilities of consciousness
History of Computers
History of Computers
History of Computers ENG 121 The volume and use of computers in the world are so great, they have become difficult to ignore anymore. Computers appear to us in so many ways that many times, we fail to see them as they actually are. People associated with a computer when they purchased their morning coffee at the vending machine. As they drove themselves to work, the traffic lights that so often hampered us are controlled by computers in an attempt to speed the journey. Accept it or not, the comp