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  • Anthropology Case Study Essay

    Its time span goes back 2.6 million years ago and due to the Holocene period can accordingly be called the Age of Man (Quaternary Period, 2014). During the quaternary period fluctuations of the climate caused glaciers to advance from the poles and retreat with each cycle, carving and moulding the land (National Geographic, 2014). Over the past 800,000 years the planet has formed cyclical patterns, with ice ages lasting around 100,000 years followed by warm periods lasting 10,000-15,000 years. The last ice age occurred 10,000 years ago and as the ice retreated, sea levels rose rapidly and the continents achieved their present day positions (National Geographic, 2014). As the ice sheet retreated it exposed the land to large basins and rivers, forming lakes we see…

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  • Glacier Melting Effects

    This process has begun to heat and change the Earth’s climate drastically over the past few decades. The adverse effect discussed in this paper is glacial melting. Although as explained earlier glacier melting is a natural process that occurs over multiple years at a time, glaciers are now melting at an accelerated rate. “The climate in Northern Hemisphere glacier areas became warmer and more humid during the last decades, especially since a climatic shift around 1977. This appears to be an…

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  • Emotional Competence In Young Adulthood

    All participants have been involved in a longitudinal study from infancy to adulthood starting from 1983. This longitudinal study involved the participants to fill out questionnaires in late adolescence and early adulthood. The missing data ranged from 0 to 24.6%, and was imputed using full information maximum likelihood (FIML). Questions on fundraising, conservation, helping (volunteering) and social change behaviors (involvement in political or lobby groups) were selected to form the latent…

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  • Examples Of Query Likening Model In IR

    In comparison with the previous likelihood models, unified likelihood model shows more effective results citep{Lafferty:2001} and also is represented as the current state-of-the-art method in language modelling for IR citep{zhai2008ftir}. subsubsection{Term-based Language Model Estimation} The main component in language model approaches is how to estimate the probability of generating query terms from a specific language model (i.e, $P(t/LM_{text})$) as a language model process. The simplest…

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  • Analysis Of A Documerical Assignment: A Dynamic Model For Switzerland GDP

    The intercept is significant at a 1%. This can be understood as whenever p and q are equal to zero, the intercept can be read as the sample mean; however in this case where p and q are bigger than zero it will still be close to the sample mean but usually not identical as it is not the maximum likelihood estimate whenever p and q are bigger than zero. The AR(1) coefficient is significant at 10% with estimate of 0.31523, interpreted as a correlation of the current period GDP with the previous…

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  • The Importance Of Mortality

    Psychology of Aging Research Paper Say you’re the teacher of a fourth grade elementary class. The class consists of about forty kids, each with different personalities and characteristics that make them extremely unique. Throughout the school year you learn more about each kid. How they do in social situations? Who is the hard worker, or leader? Through observation you identify the more optimistic students compared to the pessimistic ones. Or introverted compared to extroverted. These are…

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  • Fugui's Balance In The Novel To Live

    According to Chinese culture, the forces that determine order are yin and yang. The basis of this concept is that everything has its opposite which maintains balance. One of the most well-known yin and yang pairings is life and death. Yu Hua, in the novel To Live, recognizes this relationship and integrates the concept into the plot in order to influence the characters. This includes life and death constantly checking each other by taking the character’s lives, and the price one has to pay to…

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  • The Importance Of Adolescence In The Catcher In The Rye

    Adolescence comes from the Latin world, adolescere, and is defined as “the transitional stage of physical and psychological human development that occurs during the period of puberty to legal adulthood”(Wikipedia.com). In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield, the protagonist, is a symbolic character that represents adolescence. In the novel, Holden’s true issues are not related to the “phonies”. As a matter of fact, his true issue is his inability to accept reality because…

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  • Examples Of Morality In Catcher In The Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger, objects the academic and social norms of the time period. Salinger expresses his disapproval through Holden Caulfield, a reckless teenager, who feels a strong sense of hatred for adult society in the book. Holden Caulfield was also supposed to give an insight of what he thought were the right methods of dealing with children being rushed into the corrupted adult world. Holden poses as an excellent example of how children can be disturbed by the unethical…

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  • Growing Up In The Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger

    go through that same pain. He is trying to save all of the children from his worst fear; growing up. Much like most children and adults, Holden has an intense fear of growing up. It isn 't unwarranted either. It is very scary for adults and children alike to face growing up and being on your own. Holden experiences many different things that lead the reader to believe that although he wants to appear grown up, he really wants to stay a child. His attachment to his red hunting cap is only one…

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