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Split Contraction: The Untold Story *

Akanksha Agrawal, Daniel Lokshtanov, Saket Saurabh, Meirav Zehavi
unpublished
Here, G/X is the graph obtained from G by contracting edges in X. It was previously claimed that Split Contraction is fixed-parameter tractable.  ...  Our main result establishes the following conditional lower bound: under the Exponential Time Hypothesis, Split Contraction cannot be solved in time 2 o(2) · n O(1) where is the vertex cover number of  ...  We would like to conclude our paper with the following intriguing question. In the exact setting, it is easy to see that Split Contraction can be solved in time 2 O(n log n) .  ... 
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Democracy's Untold Story: What World History Textbooks Neglect

Thomas T. Spencer, Paul Gagnon
1988 The history teacher  
"There is only one party in the election and the newspapers are run I-, the government." "People in China do have freedom," Ming insists. "No one goes hungry.  ...  Ming does not understand the meaning of freedom. B. Maria and Ming differ in their opinions of the meaning of freedom.  ...  These world history texts leave the story of democracy largely untold. Its ideas and principles are left unclear, incomplete.  ... 
doi:10.2307/493016 fatcat:dej6u6qvkjhvbef2gjybpiuunu

Reaching for the Valley of the Sun: The American Festival Project's Untold Stories

Linda Frye Burnham
2000 TDR: The Drama Review  
He invited the audience to split into two sections, each to follow a performer.  ...  AFP Methodology: The Story Circle At the heart of Untold Stories was one of AFP's most time-honored methods: the story circle.  ... 
doi:10.1162/10542040051058627 fatcat:g6gqujaxcrad3fptacjqpzkmxi

History of Forward Contracts (Historical Evidence for Forward Contracts) [chapter]

Kim Oosterlinck
2018 The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics  
We no longer have Poincare's root-splitting theorems in pure form: the roots split but not about 0 for (HDS) nor 1 for (HDS) 0 .  ...  This will be true if the futures price increases on average over the life of the contract, so that the expected cash flow from holding the contract is positive.  ...  (Dictionary of National Biography) That would be the end of the story but for a fine piece of detective work by G.S.L.  ... 
doi:10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_2974 fatcat:qnjcgokh6zdtpjeesza3tdvgg4

'Our words are very little' : the untold story of the Tasmanian Karen

Rebekah J Brown
2018
But while Karens also boost numbers in (mostly) Baptist congregations across the nation, less is known about the spiritual dimensions of resettlement and the human contribution of religious resettlers.  ...  Economic optics can neglect the social, emotional and spiritual dimensions of settlement, and the agency of refugees, while migrant optics neglect the impact on, and role of receiving communities (Neumann  ...  But beside the man a circle of eaters formed as the Karens split open sunflower seeds from a bag and piled up the casings.  ... 
doi:10.25959/100.00029559 fatcat:jqhui6pdt5cedogpxqtdwomyyq

Contract Renegotiation and Options in Agency Problems

Aaron S. Edlin, Benjamin E. Hermalin
1998 Social Science Research Network  
When contracts can be renegotiated, a well-known danger is that the principal can hold up the agent, undermining the agent's investment incentives.  ...  We show that option contracts will achieve the first best whenever his threat-point effect dominates the holdup effect. Otherwise, achieving the first best is difficult and, in many cases, impossible.  ...  Untold Story'' New York Times, February 24, 1997 , Disney tripled its price to Pixar on future pictures out of concern that Pixar would break with Disney and take its now-proven technology to Warner Brothers  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.142788 fatcat:e24sasi4ivg45ezqk7zsbxnxoi

Contract renegotiation and options in agency problems

A. Edin
2000 Journal of Law, Economics & Organization  
When contracts can be renegotiated, a well-known danger is that the principal can hold up the agent, undermining the agent's investment incentives.  ...  We show that option contracts will achieve the first best whenever his threat-point effect dominates the holdup effect. Otherwise, achieving the first best is difficult and, in many cases, impossible.  ...  Untold Story'' New York Times, February 24, 1997 , Disney tripled its price to Pixar on future pictures out of concern that Pixar would break with Disney and take its now-proven technology to Warner Brothers  ... 
doi:10.1093/jleo/16.2.395 fatcat:wlywosc54bfezmjpptp3koajnu

The Puzzling Persistence of Unenforceable Contract Terms

Charles A. Sullivan
2009 Social Science Research Network  
However, one may be rightly suspicious of just-so stories where the law really achieves so particular a perfection.  ...  Thus, the mobility of untold numbers of employees is restricted by the intimidation of restrictions whose severity no court would sanction."). to depress the compensation the employer needs to pay these  ...  The Restatement uses as Illustrations the two situations involved in that case: the employer fires someone for refusing to waive unwaivable employment-related rights (14) and for refusing to sign an unenforceable  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1373841 fatcat:gbfhy6tbjzgflizqx54fmsrquu

Unplugged: The Music Industry's Approach to Rolling Contracts on Music CDs

Nicholas (Nika) Aldrich
2006 Social Science Research Network  
Schouhamer Immink, The Compact Disc Story*, 46 J. Audio Eng.  ...  To allow customization of the law for the music industry may have untold consequences in due time.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.943607 fatcat:ebcngdfe4nd6nhkcaqcz2kx2kq

Using the West Key Number System as a Data Collection and Coding Device for Empirical Legal Scholarship: Demonstrating the Method Via a Study of Contract Interpretation

Joshua M. Silverstein
2015 Social Science Research Network  
"No study could conceivably be representative along all of these dimensions, much less the untold number of other potentially relevant factors."  ...  West reorganized the "Statutes" topic after Professor Cross published his article and 361k181(2) was split up into multiple new key numbers. The absurdity doctrine is now covered by 361k1404.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2662613 fatcat:zm46ea6cpvh4xb3uulygn72siy

Using the West Key Number System as a Data Collection and Coding Device for Empirica Legal Scholsarship: Demonstrating the Method Via a Study of Contract Interpretation

Joshua M. Silverstein
2016 Journal of Law and Commerce  
"No study could conceivably be representative along all of these dimensions, much less the untold number of other potentially relevant factors."  ...  West reorganized the "Statutes" topic after Professor Cross published his article and 361k181(2) was split up into multiple new key numbers. The absurdity doctrine is now covered by 361k1404.  ...  Recall that I organized the key numbers chosen for the study into three groups: (1) contract interpretation key numbers from the Contracts digest topic (topic 95), (2) contract interpretation key numbers  ... 
doi:10.5195/jlc.2016.103 fatcat:5mho42jqb5ec7ctksggcrs3nue

Coda: An American "We" [chapter]

2020 Constituting Americans  
l An official story of "a people" invariably lags behind the seismic demographic changes and corresponding untold stories that ultimately compel each revision.  ...  I have been interested throughout my inquiry in the excitement generated and risks incurred by authors' efforts to turn attention to untold stories into readings of an ever-changing tale.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9780822381907-008 fatcat:b3gxpioer5hd7oq43pa2dm6tdy

Coyolxauhqui: Challenging Patriarchy by Re-imagining her birth story

Christine Vega
2016 InterActions : UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies  
However, through resistance and the unearthing of untold stories, we birth ourselves and the significance of our survival.  ...  It is in this way that I hope we can read into the untold, unearthed stories of a powerful female figure for women from the Americas.  ... 
doi:10.5070/d4121028567 fatcat:ui7xdkbt6jbgrffirwny6j5igm

Some Hypotheses about Hesitations and their Nonverbal Expression in Family Therapy Practice

Peter Rober
2002 Journal of Family Therapy  
The central ideas of this article were first presented at the IFTA Family Therapy World Congress in Oslo, Norway (June, 2000).  ...  However, part of the client's story is told in nonverbal ways. Not paying attention to nonverbal signs of the family members can leave important stories untold.  ...  This respectful and reserved approach often opens up space for other untold stories that highlight the need clients have to try to protect themselves by keeping certain stories silent.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-6427.00211 fatcat:fz57akjqf5bzfb2xqblzwkbuca

The ARPANET Into the Internet: A Tale of Two Networks

Noel Packard
2020 Studies in Media and Communication  
Investigating this split entity in all its manifestations is an important venture, but this study explores the split social construction of the ARPANET's reported history.  ...  The Internet is a split civilian and military entity in physical and social construction.  ...  State University East Bay; a MA in Sociology from the New School, NYC and a BA Honors in Sociology from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand .  ... 
doi:10.11114/smc.v8i1.4783 fatcat:s3lmgtwvpfe6dm2pruby6h77nm
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