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Program Promises [article]

Demissies Aredo, Mark Burgess, Simen Hagen
2008 arXiv   pre-print
The framework of promise theory offers an alternative way of understanding programming models, especially in distributed systems.  ...  We show that promise theory can express some familiar constructs and resolve some problems in program interface design, using fewer and simpler concepts than the Unified Modelling Language (UML).  ...  Suppose we describe a program in terms of a set of promises it must keep: let us ask, is there a natural set of promise patterns that emerge in the promise graph of the program?  ... 
arXiv:0802.1586v1 fatcat:krrwu5pym5c2jm5cdwv7cnl5pq

PROMISES MADE, PROMISES BROKEN: A MODEL OF IMF PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

JOSEPH P. JOYCE
2006 Economics & Politics  
A country that enters an IMF sponsored lending program agrees to enact stabilization and reform measures.  ...  Many programs are not fully completed because the borrowing government fails to comply with the original agreement.  ...  of programs.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-0343.2006.00173.x fatcat:zostkhykszbrfd3hyonclynnbi

Promises Made, Promises Broken: A Model of IMF Program Implementation

Joseph P. Joyce
2003 Social Science Research Network  
A country that enters an IMF sponsored lending program agrees to enact stabilization and reform measures.  ...  Many programs are not fully completed because the borrowing government fails to comply with the original agreement.  ...  of programs.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.462341 fatcat:o6sddqpgi5dibkncaasapf52eu

The promise of object-oriented programming

Peter Dixon
1991 Behavoir research methods, instruments & computers  
The promise of object-oriented programming, then, is that no one will have to write an experimental program from scratch again. Figure 3 . 3 An abstract object class for running trials.  ...  programming language.  ... 
doi:10.3758/bf03203356 fatcat:luuolnkjjfggpfumn7johrlgry

Finding broken promises in asynchronous JavaScript programs

Saba Alimadadi, Di Zhong, Magnus Madsen, Frank Tip
2018 Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages (PACMPL)  
Unfortunately, promises have complex semantics and the intricate controlś and data-flow present in promise-based code hinders program comprehension and can easily lead to bugs.  ...  For example, programmers may forget to resolve or reject a promise on all paths through the program, or forget to register a resolve and reject reaction on a promise.  ...  in the program that is registered as a reaction for a promise.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3276532 fatcat:y77ogjqnyfgxhndyh4vvkll4cq

The New Federalism: Promises, Programs, and Performance

1986 Publius: The Journal of Federalism  
Sullivan examine Reagan's proposals for revamping food assistance programs, especially the Food Stamp program.  ...  available to the grant programs and in his grant consolidation proposals.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.pubjof.a037584 fatcat:7jrqv4tuizdi3c7qse4t2shxbu

Program theory evaluation: Practice, promise, and problems

Patricia J. Rogers, Anthony Petrosino, Tracy A. Huebner, Timothy A. Hacsi
2000 New directions for evaluation  
Based on this review, in this chapter we discuss the practice, promise, and problems of PTE. What Is Program Theory Evaluation?  ...  For over thirty years now, many evaluators have recommended making explicit the underlying assumptions about how programs are expected to work-the program theory-and then using this theory to guide the  ...  Based on this review, in this chapter we discuss the practice, promise, and problems of PTE. What Is Program Theory Evaluation?  ... 
doi:10.1002/ev.1177 fatcat:zjcstgzjqnc6xnbo26r5vuodxe

Programs promise to end PDF paper-chase

Rachel Courtland
2008 Nature  
Ultimately, he thinks programs such as Papers may network researchers to share information and commentary. ■ Rachel Courtland Programs promise to end PDF paper-chase MEKENTOSJ.COM ZOO NEWS Colossal  ...  The programs do not yet build bibliographies like traditional reference management tools.  ... 
doi:10.1038/453012b pmid:18461713 fatcat:3qwe2yoinbde5dg6yy7sgwwyha

Evaluating youth development programs: Progress and promise

Jodie L. Roth, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
2015 Applied Developmental Science  
and outputs that incorporate an understanding of programs as contexts for development, and stronger design and evaluation of programs (Version 3.0).  ...  They argue that advances in theory and descriptive accounts of youth development programs (Version 2.0) need to be coupled with progress in definitions of youth development programs, measurement of inputs  ...  We end this section with an example of a promising approach to improving the lives of youth that utilizes our knowledge of the interactions among contexts.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10888691.2015.1113879 pmid:28077922 pmcid:PMC5222537 fatcat:5nyp4a2ar5hebblv6p65mkdwbi

Commonalities and Promising Practices of Dual Language Programs

Frank Lucido, Patricia A. Gomez
2019 Zenodo  
Based on campus visits and classroom observations in eleven public school dual language programs across the United States; administrator, teacher, and student interviews, the commonalities and promising  ...  practices that were observed and documented based on ten important common components that are found in dual language programs as noted by prominent dual language researchers.  ...  Trends in commonalities and promising practices that emerged from these data sources and that were consistent were further validated by comparison with national research findings of leading experts in  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3376641 fatcat:y7j72vijarairol5n6qski5cti

The promise and peril of sexual harassment programs

Frank Dobbin, Alexandra Kalev
2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Do these programs reduce harassment?  ...  Thus, effective programs should be followed by increases in women managers.  ...  Manager training shows the greatest promise of the three programs we examine.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1818477116 pmid:31160444 pmcid:PMC6589754 fatcat:6qqwkiasljhlfgm5wbkczdasoe

NCSU Fellows Program lives up to its promise

Jinnie Y. Davis
2019 College & research libraries news  
The NCSU Libraries Fellows Program be gan its second year with the appointment of another stellar group of new librarians: Anne E. Pemberton, James Jackson Sanborn, and Lisa A. Sheets.  ...  For more information about the NCSU Li braries Fellows Program, send e-mail to Wendy Scott, assistant director for Organiza tional Design and Learning (wendy_scott@ ncsu.edu).  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.61.11.993 fatcat:x57mfd24qnhpdbjg4y5svhan6m

Genetics Computer Teaching Simulation Programs: Promise and Problems

J. A. Sved
2010 Genetics  
can play a useful role in teaching the principles of genetics, but some people have argued that such programs have generally not fulfilled their initial promise to engage students.  ...  Release of the programs for the Macintosh OS X would require a total re-write. Versions of the programs. The programs have been through various versions.  ... 
doi:10.1534/genetics.110.116640 pmid:20713744 pmcid:PMC2921828 fatcat:kkx3lhhhdngqxa47gukigrbu7q

The Special Diabetes Program: Past Success, Future Promise

S. McCage, A. Albanese-O'Neill, T. D. Everette
2013 Clinical Diabetes  
Through the years, funding has grown for the entire SDP program, but the renewal periods have been truncated, leaving promising research and prevention program efforts in flux.  ...  This makes innovation and progress challenging, increases the risk of promising investigators leaving the field, and delays or jeopardizes our ability to capitalize on the fruits of past SDP investments  ... 
doi:10.2337/diaclin.31.3.142 fatcat:zm5aplro2rbuzn56puqkafk2qq

Tendencies, Dead-ends, and Promising Ways. From Interface Ideas to New Programs [article]

Sergey Andreyev
2014 arXiv   pre-print
the new type of programs: user-driven applications.  ...  Main ideas in PCs interface were introduced many years ago and since then there are no significant changes, while new devices show promising ways by using direct manipulation of screen objects.  ...  A picture shows one fixed view of some program.  ... 
arXiv:1401.1690v1 fatcat:rdzhn54hlzhcvmnim5bbc2rrei
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