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Evaluation of Utah Transit Authority’s Connection Protection System - Final Project Report By U.S. Department of Transportation
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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) implemented a Connection Protection (CP) system to improve the reliability of transfers from the higher frequency light rail TRAX trains to the lower frequency bus... More > services. The CP system examines the status of TRAX trains and issues a “hold at {station name} until {time}” message to buses waiting at the connecting rail stations via the bus’ onboard Mobile Data Terminal (MDT), if the lateness of train is within a pre-determined threshold (e.g., three minutes). The system was completed and tested in January 2002 prior to the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The successful implementation and operation of the CP system has received attention from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) to warrant a national evaluation study.< Less
Radio Taiso: The Exercise of 10 Million Japanese By Richard Neville
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Raise your energy levels and encourage good health with this English language version of the famous Radio Taiso exercises. What is Radio Taiso? Literally meaning “radio exercises”,... More > essentially they are a series of callisthenic (i.e. bodyweight) movements. They are designed to warm the body up as well as raise energy levels and encourage overall good health. The 'radio' part comes simply from the fact the instructions and tempo for performing these exercises are broadcast on the radio in Japan. There are three variations of this routine: 1. Suitable for all ages and abilities (this one) 2. To increase strength. 3. Sitting version for the elderly/disabled (OR just people who want to do it sitting down!) So, whether you are looking to banish early morning aches with gentle stretches to loosen your joints, or you just want something to energise you for the working day ahead – Radio Taiso could be just the exercise program for you.< Less
MIT Japan Design Workshop 2012 By Matthew Bunza
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The MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative is MIT’s response to the March 2011 triple disaster in Japan. The Initiative, established by the MIT-Japan Program at the Center for International Studies,... More > provides a mechanism for faculty and student exchange between MIT and universities in the Tohoku region for the study and implementation of disaster-resilient planning, design, and reconstruction. In the Summer 2012 Workshop of four weeks, the first half was spent in the villages of Tane, Shiga Prefecture. This is the sixth year that the MIT Japan Design Workshop has visited this Satoyama area consisting of thirteen villages, now facing a “slow disaster” with a shrinking population and declining productivity. The second half of our stay in Japan was devoted to the disaster-relief & recovery aid to Minamisanriku in Miyagi Prefecture, jointly with the MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative activities underway there since 2011.< Less
Mastering The Gray Zone: Understanding A Changing Era of Conflict By Michael J. Mazarr et al.
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This manuscript examines the increasingly important form of rivalry and statecraft that has become known as “gray zone strategies.” In regions from Eastern Europe to the South China Sea,... More > such tactics in the hands of ambitious regional powers pose a growing challenge to U.S. and allied interests. This monograph aims to provide a broad introduction to the issue to help leaders in the U.S. Army and the wider joint Department of Defense and national security community better understand this challenge. Dr. Michael Mazarr, a Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation and Associate Program Director of the Army’s Arroyo Center there, defines the issue, examines the most notable current cases of gray zone strategies, offers several hypotheses about the nature of this form of conflict, and suggests a number of policy responses. The monograph emphasizes that many gray zone tools and techniques have been employed for centuries.< Less
A Nation At War In An Era Of Strategic Change By Williamson Murray
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The President, Secretary of Defense, and the Army’s Chief of Staff have all stated that the United States is a “Nation at War.” This fundamental fact is key to what we do at the... More > U.S. Army War College. Because of our continued emphasis on the Global War on Terrorism, we face significant strategic challenges as we continue to transform the force, improve interagency integration into joint operations, and, all the while, engage in active combat operations. This collection of outstanding essays―three of which won prestigious writing awards―by the students enrolled in the Army War College Advanced Strategic Art Program (ASAP) highlights some of these strategic challenges and offers thoughtful solutions. The authors provide insights that undoubtedly will prove useful to decisionmakers at the highest levels of our national security establishment.< Less
São Paulo Minhocão: Under & Over: A Hyper-Sectional Urbanism • Design Intervention By Alexander Pilis
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A Global Architecture | Urban Abroad Program 2013 developed by Alexander Pilis for John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design | University of Toronto, Escola da Cidade and Centro... More > Cultural São Paulo. Canadian and Brazilian students joint forces to develop architectural and urban critical Projects in São Paulo Brazil. Participants;  Eduardo Amaral, Jordan Bischoff, Katherine Mcilveen-Brown, Daniel Souza de Carvalho,  Ava Emamifard, Laura Fiset, Lisa Gregory, Ehran Holm, Sarry Klein, Leon Lai, Carla Lipkin, Sarah MacLean, Valerie Manica, Taraneh Mireskandari, Pedro Norberto, Scott Norsworthy, Bianca Araujo Santos, Silvialy Tjhin, Beatrice Demers-Viau, Rachel Weston,< Less
5s for Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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5s is an integral part of the Lean Healthcare process which promotes "A Place for Everything and Everything is in its Place". When 5s is performed as the first step of a Lean Healthcare... More > effort, processes become more visible and identified “waste” is cleaned out. While change is often perceived with a sense of apprehension, participants in the 5s program begin to taste change as something that can be positive and even fun, paving the way for a true Lean Healthcare transformation. 5s clearly communicates that management is willing to allow the employees to be involved in the process of change. The goal of 5s is to have a workstation and office area that is Joint Commission ready at all times. 5s creates a neat, clean and orderly environment that will become a source of lasting pride for all employees.< Less
5s for Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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5s is an integral part of the Lean Healthcare process which promotes "A Place for Everything and Everything is in its Place". When 5s is performed as the first step of a Lean Healthcare... More > effort, processes become more visible and identified “waste” is cleaned out. While change is often perceived with a sense of apprehension, participants in the 5s program begin to taste change as something that can be positive and even fun, paving the way for a true Lean Healthcare transformation. 5s clearly communicates that management is willing to allow the employees to be involved in the process of change. The goal of 5s is to have a workstation and office area that is Joint Commission ready at all times. 5s creates a neat, clean and orderly environment that will become a source of lasting pride for all employees.< Less
Introducing Cheminformatics By David Wild
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This guide gives an intensive introduction to the emerging field of cheminformatics, including the history of the field, representing 2D and 3D chemical structures on computer, storing and using... More > databases of chemical and related biological information, handling chemical information on the web and in the scholarly literature, and giving an overview of some advanced topics such as clustering and diversity, QSAR and predictive modeling, 3D alignment and docking, and software toolkits cheminformatics software. It is aimed at life scientists and computer scientists in both industry and academia who need a rapid, flexible introduction to this field. The author has over 20 years experience in the field of cheminformatics, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing where he directs one of the few educational programs dedicated to cheminformatics. He is also joint editor of the Journal of Cheminformatics.< Less
The Lion is Humbled By Robert Blumetti
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In the first book, Rache! Hitler makes very different decisions than the "real time line Hitler." He puts Germany on a total war economy in 1939; he does not cancel the jet fighter (He... More > 178/290) program; he waits for the British to invade Norway first so he can bring Norway and Sweden into the war as Germany's allies; there is no "miracle at Dunkirk," and the BEF surrenders; and he keeps Italy from entering the war until July 1940. The war in North Africa is very different. Rommel is sent to Libya in July 1940 and leads an Italo-German force of 300,000 invades Egypt in July 1940 and the Germans and Italians form a joint command.The different course of the war affect events far beyond the European theater of war, changing the outcome of the American presidential elections and the events between China and Japan.< Less

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