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Oral History and Revenge in Annie Proulx's "The Half-Skinned Steer"

Ellen Boyd
2011 Forum  
FORUM | ISSUE 13 Ellen Boyd 1 Oral History and Revenge in Annie Proulx’s “The Half-Skinned Steer” Ellen Boyd Midland Community College  ...  FORUM | ISSUE 13 Ellen Boyd 7 Works Cited Barton, Bob.  ... 
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Jessica Ellen Sewell, Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915 (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

Nan Alamilla Boyd
1969 Left history  
Nan Alamilla Boyd San Francisco State University Seth Rockman, Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009).  ... 
doi:10.25071/1913-9632.38355 fatcat:bdecwwegardmvmvekb6z7m7lze

Modeling nonlinear resonance: A modification to the stokes' perturbation expansion

Sue Ellen Haupt, John P. Boyd
1988 Wave motion  
Boyd [2] describes the Newton-Kantorovich method for solving nonlinear differential equations.  ...  More recently, Boyd [2] has used a form of eq. (2.4) to test a variety of analytical and numerical techniques.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0165-2125(88)90008-x fatcat:5qw7k2gwurhylaeuro73twlpga

Investigation of Future Air Taxi Services Using Discrete-Event Simulation

Jeffrey Boyd, Ellen Bass, Stephen Patek, Douglas Lee
2006 2006 IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium  
This work conducts an analysis of the marketing and logistical considerations of an air taxi service using a discrete-event simulation. The air taxi service consists of a small fleet of aircraft transporting passengers on-demand within a regional network of cities. The discrete-event simulation models airports, passengers, aircraft and an aircraft dispatcher. The study conducted attempts to answer the following questions: What effects will aircraft capacity or fleet size have on system
more » ... ce? What effects will additional service have on system performance? A factorial experiment revealed: increasing aircraft capacity increases passenger wait times; and increasing the number of cities served increases the passenger wait times, number of flights, number of deadheads, and aircraft utilization rates.
doi:10.1109/sieds.2006.278708 fatcat:hvncrljdrzcvfc7ifk6ooqn3am

Double cnoidal waves of the Korteweg-de Vries equation: A boundary value approach

Sue Ellen Haupt, John P. Boyd
1991 Physica D : Non-linear phenomena  
As pointed out by Boyd [12], c 1 and c 2 are average speeds.  ...  For detailed reviews of polycnoidal waves see Boyd [2] or Boyd and Haupt [3] . How relevant are these special polycnoidal waves to the general, spatially periodic solution?  ... 
doi:10.1016/0167-2789(91)90084-m fatcat:xglifhijd5fxjlkcz4x2655vle

Community Backgrounds of Education

Willard Waller, Lloyd Allen Cook, H. B. Alberty, Boyd H. Bode, Samuel Everett, Dorothy Hewitt, Kirtley F. Mather, Lyman Bryson, Lyman Judson, Ellen Judson, Edgar Eugene Robinson, B. Lamar Johnson (+1 others)
1938 American Sociological Review  
By Lyman Jupson and ELLEN Jupson. New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1937. Pp. 198. $.go. Independent Study in the Lower Division at Stanford University. By Epcar Eucene Rosinson.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2083928 fatcat:qefmtozrdfbo3heo55bwh3e3nu

Infant functional connectivity fingerprints predict long-term language and pre-literacy outcomes [article]

Xi Yu, Silvina Ferradal, Danielle D. Sliva, Jade Dunstan, Clarisa Carruthers, Joseph Sanfilippo, Jennifer Zuk, Lilla Zollei, Emma Boyd, Borjan Gagoski, Ellen P. Grant, Nadine Gaab
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
Functional connectivity analyses can delineate brain organization in infancy, enabling the characterization of early brain characteristics associated with subsequent behavioral outcomes. Previous studies have identified specific functional networks of infant brains that underlie cognitive abilities and pathophysiology subsequently observed in toddlers. However, it is unknown whether and how functional networks emerging in infancy contribute to the development of higher-order complex functions
more » ... language and literacy. Employing a five-year longitudinal imaging project starting in infancy, the current study utilizes resting-state functional connectivity MRI to examine prospective associations between infant functional connectivity fingerprints (FCF) and subsequent school-age language and foundational literacy skills. Utilizing multivariate pattern analyses, we demonstrate that FCF patterns associated with language-related brain regions established during the first year of life are prospectively associated with oral language and phonological skills at a mean age of 6.5. Moreover, these longitudinal associations are preserved when key environmental influences are controlled for and are independent of emergent language abilities in infancy, suggesting early development of functional network characteristics in supporting the acquisition of high-order language and pre-literacy skills. Altogether, the current results highlight the importance of functional organization established in infancy as a neural scaffold underlying the protracted development of complex cognitive functions.
doi:10.1101/2020.10.29.360081 fatcat:a7qgpwjx75hnrccwdt5oswpwzm

A traffic engineering model for air taxi services

Douglas W. Lee, Ellen J. Bass, Stephen D. Patek, Jeffrey A. Boyd
2008 Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review  
A more detailed description of the implementation of this discrete-event model can be found in Boyd et al. (2006) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tre.2007.10.004 fatcat:ydf3ygu72vgmhe4e3c4b24qxee

Kinetics and Kinematics of Working Trials Dogs: The Impact of Long Jump Length on Peak Vertical Landing Force and Joint Angulation

Ellen Williams, Anne Carter, Jacqueline Boyd
2021 Animals  
Working trials is a competitive canine discipline based on work undertaken by military and police dogs. A 9 ft long jump is a key component of the discipline. Research into landing forces and joint angulation in other canine disciplines has highlighted the potential for the occurrence of soft tissue injuries, predominantly in the front limbs. There is a paucity of work into the impact of spread/long jumps on joint angulation and peak vertical force (PVF) on landing, and limited research on
more » ... ng trials dogs generally. This study aimed to determine whether altering the length of the long jump impacted PVF and apparent joint angulation upon landing. 21 dogs regularly competing in working trials cleared the long jump at three lengths: 9 ft (full length), 8 ft, and 7 ft. The impact of altered long jump length on the PVF, apparent shoulder and carpus angulation, and duration of landing, were analysed using general linear mixed models. There was no significant relationship between the length of the long jump and PVF or joint angulation on landing (p > 0.05). Greatest joint compression was observed on landing after clearing 9 ft. Individual variability in landing joint angulation, PVF and force distribution of the left and right front limbs on landing was observed across all three experimental lengths. We recommend further research is undertaken to examine individual variability and the effect of training and experience in working trials participants, to provide evidence-based recommendations for training people and competing dogs in this discipline.
doi:10.3390/ani11102804 pmid:34679825 pmcid:PMC8533011 fatcat:epv3u664kvgjxmfvuvkhu26bc4

Opsonophagocytic Assay To Evaluate Immunogenicity of Nontyphoidal Salmonella Vaccines

Girish Ramachandran, Mary Adetinuke Boyd, Jennifer MacSwords, Ellen E. Higginson, Raphael Simon, James E. Galen, Marcela F. Pasetti, Myron M. Levine, Sharon M. Tennant, D. L. Burns
2016 Clinical and Vaccine Immunology  
, Jennifer MacSwords, Ellen Higginson, Raphael Simon, James E.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by a grant from NIH/NIAID (2 U54 AI057168) (principal investigator, M.M.L.).FUNDING INFORMATIONThis work, including the efforts of Girish Ramachandran, Mary Adetinuke Boyd  ... 
doi:10.1128/cvi.00106-16 pmid:27030587 pmcid:PMC4895007 fatcat:qffqibq3bjfqbpowmbpuucsb5a

Leucocyte profiles of Arctic marine birds: correlates of migration and breeding phenology

Mark L. Mallory, Catherine M. Little, Ellen S. Boyd, Jennifer Ballard, Kyle H. Elliott, H. Grant Gilchrist, J. Mark Hipfner, Aevar Petersen, Dave Shutler
2015 Conservation Physiology  
Acknowledgements We are grateful to many field personnel who assisted in collecting blood samples and, in particular, Kelly Boadway, Isabel Buttler, Darryl Edwards, Rob Kelly, Ellen Magnusdottir, Carolyn  ... 
doi:10.1093/conphys/cov028 pmid:27293713 pmcid:PMC4778485 fatcat:grbrfuh2sfa2rmu6snsqucfw6u

Demographic, health, and attitudinal factors predictive of cancer screening decisions in older adults

Nancy L. Schoenborn, Qian-Li Xue, Craig E. Pollack, Ellen M. Janssen, John F.P. Bridges, Antonio C. Wolff, Cynthia M. Boyd
2019 Preventive medicine reports  
Boyd was supported by 1K24AG056578 from the National Institute on Aging. Dr. Xue was supported by P30AG021334 from the National Institute on Aging.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.01.007 pmid:30719405 pmcid:PMC6350222 fatcat:anempn623vgezmnt6pewjjzhau


2005 Journal of nonlinear optical physics and materials  
We use complete spatio-temporal characterization of an ultrashort pulse to study selfphase modulation and other propagation effects in a sample of SF59 optical glass. The goal of this work is to perform accurate experimental measurements of the optical parameters of material samples. From the measured dependence of the self-induced phase shift on the transverse coordinate, we deduce a value of the coefficient n 2 of the intensity-dependent refractive index that is in good agreement with
more » ... measurements. We also observe that the spectrum of the transmitted pulse can be explained only approximately in terms of the solution to the nonlinear Schrödinger equation.
doi:10.1142/s0218863505002475 fatcat:dcmmzznxsfbppkj3oi2wdfuh24

An assessment of ECC ozonesondes operated using 1% and 0.5% KI cathode solutions at Lauder, New Zealand

Ian S. Boyd, Greg E. Bodeker, Brian J. Connor, Daan P. J. Swart, Ellen J. Brinksma
1998 Geophysical Research Letters  
The effects of reducing the concentration of the potassium iodide (KI) cathode electrolyte from 1% to 0.5% in electrochemical concentration cell (ECC) ozonesondes flown at Lauder, New Zealand (45 ø S, 170 ø E) have been investigated. Four studies were made to assess these effects: 1% and 0.5% KI ozonesonde performance was compared directly in three dual flights, one year of 1% KI and one year of 0.5% KI ozonesonde profiles were compared with near-simultaneous lidar profiles, integrated
more » ... e profiles were compared with Dobson spectrophotometer measurements over the same period, and ascent and descent profiles were compared for both KI concentrations. Ozonesondes flown with a 1% KI solution showed positive differences of 3% to 8% in the ozone profile and -•5% in the ozone column compared with the 0.5% KI ozonesondes, which also showed better agreement in profiles and ozone column compared with the lidar and Dobson spectrophotometer measurements respectively.
doi:10.1029/98gl01814 fatcat:rmewtualx5avvl55l3j224fw2q

Older Adults' Preferences for Discussing Long-Term Life Expectancy: Results From a National Survey

Nancy L. Schoenborn, Ellen M. Janssen, Cynthia Boyd, John F.P. Bridges, Antonio C. Wolff, Qian-Li Xue, Craig E. Pollack
2018 Annals of Family Medicine  
EDITORIALS adults, covering topics such as addressing uncertainty in estimating life expectancy and making a recommendation based on patient values and individual risk factors. Future research should focus on developing improved tools to assist physicians in predicting life expectancy and to support shared decision-making with patients. Although prediction tools are important, obtaining patient perspective on the use of prediction tools and preferences about discussions of life expectancy is critical.
doi:10.1370/afm.2309 pmid:30420368 pmcid:PMC6231926 fatcat:yzdlby4shncpnleozik4b3u4te
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