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Speed for the Elite, Consistency for the Masses: Differentiating Eventual Consistency in Large-Scale Distributed Systems

Davide Frey, Achour Mostefaoui, Matthieu Perrin, Pierre-Louis Roman, Francois Taiani
2016 2016 IEEE 35th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS)  
Eventual consistency is a consistency model that emphasizes liveness over safety; it is often used for its ability to scale as distributed systems grow larger.  ...  Eventual consistency tends to be uniformly applied to an entire system, but we argue that there is a growing demand for differentiated eventual consistency requirements.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been partially funded by the Region of Brittany, France, by the Doctoral school of the University of Brittany Loire (UBL) and by the French National Research Agency (ANR)  ... 
doi:10.1109/srds.2016.032 dblp:conf/srds/FreyMPRT16 fatcat:f6ep7uttkfa2fp5bxnmm3y2cce

Democidal Thinking: Patterns in the Mindset Behind Organized Mass Killing

Gerard Saucier, Laura Akers
2018 Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal  
We derived a model identifying observable attitudes among perpetrators of democides -mass-killing programs associated with governments that cost over 160 million lives in the last century.  ...  These attitudes, evident in rhetoric mobilizing support for killing, have previously received too little systematic study.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks are due to Seraphine Shen-Miller, Ashleigh Landau, and Nina Greene for assistance with various aspects of this research.  ... 
doi:10.5038/1911-9933.12.1.1546 fatcat:wsqdqf3uijc6hmnyvld7xxir4q

From pixel to voxel: a deeper view of biological tissue by 3D mass spectral imaging

Hui Ye, Tyler Greer, Lingjun Li
2011 Bioanalysis  
Three dimensional mass spectral imaging (3D MSI) is an exciting field that grants the ability to study a broad mass range of molecular species ranging from small molecules to large proteins by creating  ...  Future perspectives in this field are also provided to conclude that the positive and promises ever-growing applications in the biomedical field with continuous developments of this powerful analytical  ...  On the QSTAR ® Elite system, the combination of oversampling and continuous rastering allowed for voxel resolutions of 50 × 50 μm without increasing acquisition time [72] .  ... 
doi:10.4155/bio.10.201 pmid:21320052 pmcid:PMC3144164 fatcat:mp5nlbdsi5cj3lzx7fwtjmyppm

The Coming age of scarcity: preventing mass death and genocide in the twenty-first century

1998 ChoiceReviews  
Those of us who study mass death do so in the hope that it will preserve life.  ...  As for the fact, the essays in this book can sensitize us against despair and indifference because history shows that human-made mass death and genocide are not inevitable and no events related to them  ...  , 120, 131; plowing in, 122; precious metals from, 128, 181, 183.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.36-2413 fatcat:j7m2hottlzbujjignptvxtieda

Capital market development and mass privatization are logical contradictions: lessons from Russia and the Czech Republic

B. Kogut
2002 Industrial and Corporate Change  
We are indebted to Ira Lieberman for his time in providing an oral history of the privatization experience in Russia and of the role of the World Bank, and Bruce Carruthers, Michael Lounsboury, Gerry McDermott  ...  We would like to thank Gerry McDermott, Jan Mladek, and Jan Svenjar for many helpful discussions.  ...  Created prior to the Russian experiment, the Czech Republic program used a point system instead of vouchers. 3 Large-scale privatization consisted of two waves held during 1992 to 1994.  ... 
doi:10.1093/icc/11.1.1 fatcat:4dw2jdyaavcaxhqgxp2abj5gfu

Critical heat flux in multi-microchannel copper elements with low pressure refrigerants

Jung Eung Park, John Richard Thome
2010 International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  
Base CHF values were measured from 37 to 342 W/cm 2 for mass velocities from 100 to 4000 kg/m 2 s.  ...  While CHF increased moderately with large inlet subcooling (e.g. 20 K) in the H = 4052 µm channels, inlet subcooling seemed to play less a role as the channel size decreased.  ...  I am also grateful for the lively discussion and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2009.09.047 fatcat:jfd2iajvcndblfxwjdbwb7uqey

Cohen, Lizabeth. A Consumers' Republic. The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America Alfred A. Knopf, New York 2003. 567 pp. Ill. $35.00. (Paper: $16.95.)

Eileen Boris
2004 International Review of Social History  
This volume presents a good insight into the consequences of this large-scale economic expansion for human welfare, social conditions, and the development of labour markets in port cities.  ...  To sum up, if you are interested in a study of the demographic changes within port cities during the nineteenth century and their role in the large-scale urban expansion of that period, this book can be  ... 
doi:10.1017/s002085900411153x fatcat:vio5dlckivegvcsxtcfbhbklae

Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death

Leo Kuper, Isidor Walliman, Michael N. Dobkowski
1988 Contemporary Sociology  
, where can the plan for this large-scale destruction of members of the black race be located?  ...  of structural violence are also less likely to allow for planned large-scale genocide.  ...  Anti-Semitism (1979) and The Politics of In-The Religious Imagination, for which he was awarded a Portico d'Ottavia Literary Award.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2069392 fatcat:42k6eyqlerdppha3fd6osauo3a

A Glance Backwards is Growth: By Recognizing where Metropolitan Daily Newspapers Came From over the last 30 Years – A Strategic Business Model for the Future Can Be Proposed

Adam Pitluk
2018 Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications  
A decline in advertising means a decrease in operating budgets, and that means fewer reporters and editors.  ...  Part of the reason newspapers were not ready for the technology boom is because management lacked the business acumen and marketing prowess to ready itself for a changing landscape.  ...  In the 20th century, newspapers received the ire of the power elite when in 1952, democrats complained about one-party press bias against Aldai Stevenson (Schudson, 1981) .  ... 
doi:10.30958/ajmmc.4-4-3 fatcat:6hfjwuoocrchzo42ls43lgztni

Flight and integration: Causes of mass exodus from Ethiopia and problems of integration in the Sudan

1989 World Development  
Organic solidarity is the mode of cohesion in more advanced and structurally differentiated social systems.  ...  implemented villagization on a large scale.  ...  Several books were also obtained through the international inter-library loan system. 2.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0305-750x(89)90014-4 fatcat:4g3trym6ozhbppfbe5lvx6t3sy

Patterns of Support for Democratic and Capitalist Values in the United States

Dennis Chong, Herbert McClosky, John Zaller
1983 British Journal of Political Science  
Schematic representation of the distribution of mass and elite attitudes towards capitalism and democracy for democratic values.  ...  In his seminal paper on 'The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics', Converse20 argued that the general public was largely unaware of such organizing principles.  ...  By combining a large number of items into lengthy scales for measuring attitudes toward capitalism and democracy, we were able to measure the attitudes of the unaware toward the two traditions with almost  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0007123400003343 fatcat:zgfpafm7mjdj5mvfrghw777oxe

Player load in male elite soccer: Comparisons of patterns between matches and positions

Terje Dalen, Tore Kristian Aune, Geir Håvard Hjelde, Gertjan Ettema, Øyvind Sandbakk, David McGhie
2020 PLoS ONE  
The dataset included domestic home matches (n = 34) over three seasons for a Norwegian Elite League team.  ...  Our primary aim was to explore the development of player load throughout match time (i.e., the pattern) using moving 5-min windows in an elite soccer team and our secondary aim was to compare player load  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the players for their efforts throughout the period. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0239162 pmid:32956408 pmcid:PMC7505455 fatcat:pjt6ns7vq5cpjapio2m6d6medm

Ventilatory Chemosensitivity, Cerebral and Muscle Oxygenation, and Total Hemoglobin Mass Before and After a 72-Day Mt. Everest Expedition

Stephen S. Cheung, Niina E. Mutanen, Heikki M. Karinen, Anne S. Koponen, Heikki Kyröläinen, Heikki O. Tikkanen, Juha E. Peltonen
2014 High Altitude Medicine & Biology  
However, tHb-mass did not increase significantly and improvement in cerebral oxygenation was not associated with the change in AHVR.  ...  saturation, and tissue oxygenation adaptation along with total hemoglobin mass (tHb-mass) in nine experienced climbers (age 37 -6 years, _ VO 2peak 55 -7 mL$kg -1 $min -1 ).  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are indebted to the participants for their perseverance and spirit throughout the experiment and expedition.  ... 
doi:10.1089/ham.2013.1153 pmid:25211648 fatcat:ariw2nl4kjebpihumbur7zm4sq

Flight and integration: Causes of mass exodus from Ethiopia and problems of integration in the Sudan

JEFF CRISP
1990 African Affairs  
Although the integrated zone approach for planning and organizing the economic development of refugee settlements is not new, developmental assistance which includes the needs of the local population in  ...  Chapter 2 The Mass Exodus from Ethiopia: Historical Background * Until the revolution of 1974, Ethiopia was known as the 'Empire of Ethiopia' and the ruler bore the title of Emperor and the government  ...  implemented villagization on a large scale.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.afraf.a098295 fatcat:4ndaasfqbfahdj6pnnafblzgsm

'We Only Spy on Foreigners': The Myth of a Universal Right to Privacy and the Practice of Foreign Mass Surveillance

Asaf Lubin
2017 Social Science Research Network  
in the global mass surveillance context.  ...  In this piece I try to make the liberal case for the distinction, justifying, in a limited sense, certain legal differentiations in treatment between domestic and foreign surveillance.  ...  CENTER, GLOBAL CHILLING: THE IMPACT OF MASS 67 68 69 SURVEILLANCE ON INTERNATIONAL WRITERS (2015), http://perma.cc/9M7P-4TC9; HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, WITH LIBERTY TO MONITOR ALL: HOW LARGE-SCALE US  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3008428 fatcat:ih6yhtop6vg6diecrgm5eyz32i
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