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"The South African Constitutional Court Looks at Same-Sex Marriage: The Fourie Case"
sachs posterLecture by Justice Albie Sachs. Introductions by George Chauncey (Professor, Dept. of History and the College) and Martha Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, Dept. of Philosophy, Law School, Divinity School). Co-sponsored by the Center for Comparative Constitutionalism, Center for Gender Studies, and the Chicago Center for Contemporar
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Introduction

Knowledge technologies embody formal models of how the world works. If well designed, these models can relieve people of mundane activities and free them up to concentrate on what they do best. At their best, knowledge technologies can detect patterns in information which are too complex for humans to detect, or which they do not have time to detect, and can deliver this information to the right people, at the right time, in the right form for interpretation. This unit looks at the cor
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bad terms for LD - John Savage Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
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3.5 Additional resources

Click on 'View document' to read Grammar glossary (PDF, 0.1 MB).

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UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Aaron Brantly
Aaron Brantly presents his entry in the 1st Annual UGA 3MT Competition, titled "The Decision to Attack: An Expected Utility Theory of International Cyber Conflict." The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but no
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2.5 Nicolas Malebranche and George Berkeley
Part 2.5. Focuses on Malebranche, a lesser-known French Philosopher, and his ideas on idealism and the influence they had on English philosopher George Berkeley.
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U.S. tennis grows without star power
Sept. 13 - Serb phenomenon Novak Djokovic snagged the second biggest purse in tennis history at the U.S. Open, but despite the lack of U.S. winners, tennis is still growing an serving up billion of dollars in economic activity. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Louisa May Alcott, American Author- A Brief Overview
This video features narration with still images of the family homestead, the family and family friends, and the cover and illustrations from one edition of "Little Women." The female narrator informs us the popularity of this classic novel, "Little Women" (1868), allowed Alcott to achieve financial security for herself and her family.  Bibliography includes four information source websites. (02:38)
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7.342 Cancer Biology: From Basic Research to the Clinic (MIT)
This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an interest in using primary research literature to discuss and learn about current biological research in a highly interactive setting. In 1971, President Nixon declared the "War on Cancer," but after three decades the war is still raging. How much progress have we made toward winning the war and what are we doing to improve the f
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Conclusion

I hope you now have a better idea of what it means to visualise a piece of mathematics.

Visualising is a critically important process when mathematicians and others actually do mathematics. Unfortunately, the process of visualising does not appear in publications, which all tend to be displayed very formally and are mostly restricted to the final results.

As teachers we need to ensure that we are very aware of all the processes of mathematics and so we must always attempt to know
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What is the House of Representatives?
Here's how the number of representatives in the House are determined and where the lines are drawn. (Video has slides and narration. Professionally-made video)

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Damien Sneed in Migration Rhapsody
See the full performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e4cvzuHwjg In conjunction with the "One-Way Ticket" exhibition, Terrance McKnight, a host on New York City classical music station WQXR, curates an evening of music and performance with artists including Jim Davis, Kevin Maynor, Karen Chilton, Bill T. Jones, Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran, Damien Sneed, Bill Sims Jr., Ricky Gordon, Bob Stewart, and others.
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An optimization method of the facility location by genetic algorithm
In planning of community-facilities, it is important to decide the facility location to provide the effective service for residents. The behavior of residents using the facility and the evaluation methods of the location have been studied. But, finding the optimum location is very hard in actual planning because the volume of calculation depends on the number of feasible locating points of facilities. To conquer the difficulty of searching the optimum location, we propose an optimization method
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The Fourier Series
Fourier analysis encompasses a vast spectrum of mathematics which is often deemed confusing and sometimes frightening to those studying it. The tracks in this album aim to de-mystify the ideas behind the Fourier series and illustrate some of the numerous applications that exist, from telephony to stocking supermarket shelves. This material makes up part of the course MST209, Mathematical methods and models.Author(s): The iTunes U team

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21L.703 Studies in Drama: Stoppard and Churchill (MIT)
What is the interplay between an event and its "frames"? What is special and distinctive about stage events? How and why do contemporary dramatists turn back in time for their settings, models, and materials? How do they play with this material to create performance pieces of importance and delight for modern audiences? How do they create distinct, fresh perspectives using the stage in an era of mass and multi-media? What is the implied audience for these plays, and how does that clash or coinci
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1.3 Nick Ut's 1972 Vietnam war photograph

Figure 1 Huynh Cong (Nick) Ut, 1972.
Figure 1: Huynh Cong (Nick) Ut, 1972: ‘Phan Thi Kim Phuc,
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6.1 Introduction

As a student, you're likely to engage in a variety of writing tasks. You'll almost certainly handle significant amounts of text and, depending on your course, perhaps also numbers or diagrams.

This section looks at the different way that you write using a computer, and also provides some referencing advice.


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5 Performance and pay

The School Teacher's Pay and Conditions Document states that awards of additional points of salary should only be given for ‘sustained high-quality performance’. It should never be assumed that an award will be automatic, and salary points should not be given to a teacher or headteacher for simply doing the job that would normally be expected in order to fulfil their contract or job description.

It is extremely important that the governing body reviews the headteacher's salary annua
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2.1 Ron revisited

In Case Report 1 you met Ron. Ron is 59 years old, has a BMI of 31 and a central obesity ratio of 0.96, indicating that he is moderately obese, with the fat concentrated in his abdomen, rather than his hips. Clearly a number of factors, some environmental, others relating to Ron's age and all interacting with Ron's genetic constitution, may help to provide an explanation. Let's look at some of these factors in a little more detail. It is clear that Ron enjoys a comfortable lifestyle with litt
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3 Group axioms

Section 3 is an audio section. We begin by defining the terms group, Abelian group and order of a group. We then demonstrate how to check the group axioms, and we extend the examples of groups that we use to include groups of numbers – the modular arithmetics, the integers and the real numbers.

Click the link below to open Section 3 (11 pages, 703KB).

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