This thesis uses an anthropological approach to examine the current social status
of the young elderly in contemporary urban China and explores the problems these people
are facing. A review of literature sets up complementary theoretical frameworks for the
understanding of the interaction between changing social environment and transitional life...
IS-95, an interim standard proposed for future digital personal communications
systems, uses two levels of encoding of digital data for error control and compatibility
with code-division multiple access (CDMA) transmission. The data is first
convolutionally encoded and the resulting symbols are interleaved and then groups are
encoded as orthogonal Walsh...
Concerns over the possibility of exotic pest
introductions from eastern Russia to the West Coast of the United States due to proposed log imports raises the question of the effectiveness of possible mitigation measures. Toxicity of methyl bromide to representative pathogenic fungi was tested by exposing Armillaria ostoyae, Heterobasidion annosum,...