Description: The authoritative reference on HCS in biological and pharmaceutical research High Content Screening (HCS) has been a leading methodology in toxicology studies for years. Recent advances have broadened the range of applications to encompass new areas. High Content Screening: Science, Techniques, and Applications provides comprehensive coverage… (More)
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Relative Performance Evaluation (RPE) theory predicts that firms filter out common shocks (i.e., those affecting the firm and its peers) while evaluating CEO performance, and that the extent of filtering increases with the number of firms in the peer group. Despite the intuitive appeal of the theory, previous tests of RPE find weak and inconsistent… (More)
We examine how fair value accounting affects debt contract design, specifically the use and definition of financial covenants in private loan contracts. Using SFAS 159 adoption as our setting, we find that 14.5% of loan contracts modify covenant definitions to exclude the effects of SFAS 159 fair values. Only a limited number of these modifications exclude… (More)
We view audit-quality choice as one among many that managers make to maximize firm value. We question whether audit-quality differences among publicly traded companies are of significant interest to investors, clients, and auditors and ask for research on this topic. Relatedly, we ask for research on whether auditors and their clients show behavior… (More)
This paper discusses the nature and scope of threats to military networks and provides an example of modeling those effects in an aggregate deterministic model, in this case, Vector-In-Commander (VIC). VIC is a government owned simulation developed and used by the US Army TRADOC Analysis Center (TRAC) and other military users. The work was done in support… (More)
For the safety of the handler and the animal, proper methods for handling and restraining laboratory animals should be followed. Improper handling can result in increased stress and injury to the animal. In addition, the handler risks injury from bite wounds or scratches inflicted when the animal becomes fearful or anxious. By using sure, direct movements… (More)