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The Courseware Watchdog: an Ontology-based tool for finding and organizing learning material
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Abstract. Topics in education are changing with an ever faster pace. E-Learning resources tend to be more and more decentralised. Users need increasingly to be able to use the resources of the web. For this, they should have tools for finding and organizing

Corruption and the watchdog role of the news media
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1 Chapter 5 Corruption and the watchdog role of the news media Sheila Coronel The notion of the press as watchdog is more than 200 years old. Yet the idea of vigilant media monitoring government and exposing its excesses has gained new traction in many parts of

An Aristotelian Watchdog as Avant-Garde Physicist
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There are many good reasons for seeing Aristotelian hylemorphism and atomism as diametrically opposed theories of matter. Aristotle himself had forcefully combatted the physical model of Leucippus and Democritus, whose ontology consisted of indivisible

The grenade timer: Fortifying the watchdog timer against malicious mobile code
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Abstract Systems accepting mobile code need protection from denial of service attacks staged by the guest program. While protected mode is the most general solution, it is not available to the very low-cost microcontrollers that are common in embedded systems. In

Multiprocessor checking using watchdog processors
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Abstract. A new control flow checking scheme is presented, based on assigned-signature checking using a watchdog processor. This scheme is suitable for a multitasking, multiprocessor environment. The hardware overhead is comparatively low because of

The international narcotics control board: watchdog or guardian of the UN drug control conventions
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The Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme (BFDPP) is a new initiative dedicated to providing a rigorous, independent review of the effectiveness of national and international drug policies. The aim of this programme of research and analysis is to assemble and

The impact of mitargeted firms in Malaysia
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ABSTRACT This paper investigates the impact of the Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG)targeted firms in Malaysia. We find that MSWG- targeted firmtargeted firms in

Subsidizing the Watchdog: what would it cost to support investigative journalism at a large metropolitan daily newspaper
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The website Paper Cuts tracks the almost weekly decline in the number of working newspaper journalists in the US. Aggregating the reports of layoffs and buyouts, the site reported that at least 15,970 newspaper jobs disappeared in 2008 and more than 8,484

Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA.
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Watchdog Or Missionary: A Portrait of African News People and Their Work
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This study addresses journalism's task to support development of a Third World country's society. In Tanzania the government and as yet single political party allowed appear to be cautiously surrendering their monopolistic control of the media and the question what kind

Accessing distributed learning repositories through a course ware watchdog
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Abstract: Topics in education are changing with an ever faster pace. Especially in the field of life-long learning the aspects that need to be taught by information providers must keep up to date with emerging topics. The courseware watchdog is a comprehensive module

Energy watchdog warns of oil-production crunch
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The Paris-based International Energy Agency is in the middle of its first attempt to comprehensively assess the condition of the world's top 400 oil fields. Its findings won't be released until November, but the bottom line is already clear: Future crude supplies could

Disruptive News Technologies: Stakeholder Media and the Future of Watchdog Journalism Business Models
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Abstract The decline of the news industry is rooted in a vicious circle of financial leveraging leading to capacity cuts, and then to declines in quality of content, credibility, audiences and revenue streams. Simultaneously, a competing sector of media, which we call stakeholder

Watchdog timers
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by Niall Murphy and Michael Barr the software that is more complex than the one in Listing 1. When the set of instructions required to reset the watchdog is very simple, it's possible that buggy software could perform this action by accident. Consider a bug that causes the

The emergence, influence, and limitations of watchdog journalism in Post-1992 China: a case study of SouthernWeekend
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China's newspaper readers are increasingly able to access news stories that expose government corruption and examine the social costs of the nation's market-based economic reforms. Some observers have lauded that development as a sign of China's growing

New microchip watchdog could boost patient compliance
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OTTAWA, Ontario In a move that could enhance patient compliance with prescription medication therapy, two firms will test a new blister packaging system that can monitor electronically the date and the time a patient opens a package of medicine and takes out a

SWAN: a secured watchdog for ad hoc networks
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Summary Due to its nature, ad hoc networks are much more vulnerable to various attacks than traditional wired networks. Many solutions have been proposed in recent researches for the security of ad hoc networks. The watchdog mechanism, based on a node

Watchdog monitor prevents Martian oxygen production plant from shutting itself down during storm
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ABSTRACT A distributed intelligent controller was built for high-autonomy operation of a prototype of a Martian Oxygen Production Plant. During a 100 hour test run conducted to verify the reliability of the highautonomy control architecture, the controller broke down in

An MTM based Watchdog for Malware Famishment in Smartphones.
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Abstract: Due to their various wireless interfaces, a continuously increasing number of fishy Apps, and due to their raising popularity,target for attackers. Independently of the point of entrance, malwares are typically attached to an

Collaborative Watchdog to Improve the Detection Speed of Black Holes in MANETs
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Abstract:Watchdogs are a well-known mechanism to detect threats and attacks from misbehaved and selfish nodes in computer networks. In infrastructureless networks, such as MANETs, attack detection and reaction is a key issue to the whole network. Watchdog

Do we need a supranational competition watchdog
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I n terms of sheer numbers, the prolific business mergers of late far surpass any past concentration trends, but due to their international character they have also taken on a new quality. Between 1994 and 1998, the value of mergers between companies from different

Watchdog circuit for product degradation monitor using subthreshold MOS current
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2. Overview Materials degrade based on a thermal chemical reaction; materials A and B react, and then unwanted material C generates. This reaction is expressed as A+ B C.

A high-speed watchdog processor for multitasking systems
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Abstract A new watchdog processor scheme for concurrent checking of program control flow is presented. This method is intended to check state of the art processor architectures with on-chip caches as building blocks of multiprocessor systems. The signatures are assigned

Watchdog or Lapdog The Effect of US Strategic Objectives on Human Rights News Coverage during the Cold War
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Abstract This paper investigates the effect of strategic objectives of the US government on news coverage in the US commercial press. We exploit novel variation in a country's strategic value to the United States to establish two causal relationships: 1) strategic

In Mine Safety, a Meek Watchdog
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The Mine Safety and Health Administration was created almost 35 years ago, after deadly explosions at a Kentucky mine, with a mission to conduct more inspections of the nation's mines and enforce safety standards more strictly. It was strengthened four years ago, after

Church lobby in win over charities watchdog
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The answer, in part at least, may be the lobbying power of church conservatives, the Catholic Church in particular, and the office of Sydney Cardinal George Pell, more particularly still. And their focus has not been the Coalition alone. Labor insiders

IRS Watchdog Calls for Tax Code Overhaul
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Nina E. Olson, the national tax advocate who acts as an ombudsman for the IRS, issued a sweeping criticism of federal tax policy in her annual report to Congress. Ms. Olson found that the volume of the tax code had nearly tripled in size during the last decade to 3.8

Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Watchdog Based Clonal Selection Algorithm
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Abstract Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are emerging as a new tier within the IT scheme and a rich domain of active analysis involving hardware and system design, networking, and programming models, data management, security and social actors. Wireless sensor

Intrusion Detection-Watchdog: For Secure AODV Routing Protocol in VANET
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ABSTRACT Vehicular Ad hoc Network (VANET) needs security to implement the wireless environment and serves users with safety and comfort applications. Attackers generate different attacks in vehicular network. In this paper, first phase implementation of attacker

A Watchdog System for Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emissions Reduction
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Watchdog-a practical approach of fault detection
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Abstract: This paper reports a new, practice-oriented approach of fault detection for discrete event systems. The discrete-event model of the watchdog structure used is presented and fault detection methods, which have low computational loads and are easy to realize, are

Accessing distributed learning repositories through a courseware watchdog
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Abstract Topics in education are changing with an ever faster pace. Especially in the field of life-long learning the aspects that need to be taught by information providers must keep up to date with emerging topics. The courseware watchdog is a comprehensive module

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A COLLABORATIVE CONTACT-BASED WATCHDOG FOR DETECTING SELFISH NODES IN COOPERATIVE MANET
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Abstract Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) assume that mobile nodes voluntary cooperate in order to work properly. This cooperation is a cost-intensive activity and some nodes can refuse to cooperate, leading to a selfish node behaviour. Thus, the overall network


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