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"This is called free-falling theory not culture shock!": A narrative inquiry on second language socialization
Grounded in the framework of second language socialization, this study explores the identity (re)construction of Erol, a Turkish doctoral student in the United States. Drawn from a larger corpus collected for a longitudinal, ...
Cooperative underwater acoustic communications
This article presents a contemporary overview of underwater acoustic communication (UWAC) and investigates physical layer aspects on cooperative transmission techniques for future UWAC systems. Taking advantage of the ...
Polar codes for distributed source coding
A polar coding method to construct a distributed source coding scheme which can achieve any point on the dominant face of the Slepian-Wolf rate region for sources with uniform marginals is proposed. Source encoding and ...
Fall detection using single-tree complex wavelet transform
The goal of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) research is to improve the quality of life of the elderly and handicapped people and help them maintain an independent lifestyle with the use of sensors, signal processing and ...
Finding the best portable congruential random number generators
Linear congruential random number generators must have large moduli to attain maximum periods, but this creates integer overflow during calculations. Several methods have been suggested to remedy this problem while obtaining ...
Exhausted literature: Work, action, and the dilemmas of literary commitment
This article examines Jean-Paul Sartre's concept of committed literature as a manifestation of the tendency in Western modernity of conceiving literature as a form of praxis anchored in work. Discussing an alternative idea ...
Strategies for setting time-to-live values in result caches
In web query result caching, staleness of queries are often bounded via a time-to-live (TTL) mechanism, which expires the validity of cached query results at some point in time. In this work, we evaluate the performance ...
(Syracuse University, 2013)
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Marriage and Divorce of Christians and New Muslims in Early Modern Ottoman Empire: Crete 1645-1670
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2013)
This paper focuses on many interesting remarks with regard to the application of Ottoman law in Crete in the second half of the XVII century. At that time, the general principles of anafi¯ law on marriage and divorce were ...
Optimal transshipments and reassignments under periodic or cyclic holding cost accounting
In a centrally managed system, inventory at a retailer can be transshipped to a stocked-out retailer to meet demand. As the inventory at the former retailer may be demanded by future customers of that retailer and transshipment ...