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A decade ago, a meta-analysis showed that identification of a suspect from a sequential lineup versus a simultaneous lineup was more diagnostic of guilt (Steblay, Dysart, Fulero, & Lindsay, 2001). Since then, controversy and debate regarding sequential superiority has emerged. We report the results of a new meta-analysis involving 72 tests of simultaneous(More)
Wiretap records and other prosecution materials were used to uncover the structure of a large drug trafficking organization in New York City. Using a variety of techniques, including network analysis, wiretap conversations were analyzed in detail to determine the roles and status of individuals in the organization. The analysis confirmed that the(More)
E fforts to resolve political conflicts or to counter political violence often assume that adversaries make rational choices (1). Ever since the end of the Second World War, " rational actor " models have dominated strategic thinking at all levels of government policy (2) and military planning (3). In the confrontations between nation states, and especially(More)
  • Ralph Werner Oberste-Vorth, Ralph Werner Oberste-Vorth, John Jay
  • 1987
In this study, a theory analogous to both the theories of polynomial-like mappings and Smale's real horseshoes is developed for the study of the dynamics of mappings of two complex variables. In partial analogy with polynomials in a single variable there are the Hénon mappings in two variables as well as higher dimensional analogues. From polynomial-like(More)
Reproduction in any form (including the internet) is prohibited without prior permission from the Society Crime suspects in the USA are typically questioned in a two-step process aimed, first, at behavioural lie detection during a pre-interrogation interview, followed by the elicitation of a confession during the interrogation itself (in Great Britain, the(More)
AbstrAct Public administration education is provided in Brazil in two modalities: by government schools at all levels and branches of government, and by academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Education before entering the public service is primarily offered in public and private institutions of higher education at the graduate and(More)