AT&T CallVantage<sup><i>SM</i></sup> service is a consumer broadband voice-over-Internet-protocol (VoIP) service. Its feature server has a component-based architecture. This paper is a brief report on our experience with building and deploying advanced telecommunication features using component-based technology.
Problems experienced by women whose alcoholic husbands have recently become sober are pervasive and varied. During the years of active alcoholism, a pattern develops of allowing other family members' needs to take priority. Group therapy, emphasizing congruent communication and expression of feelings, is one means of assisting members in this phase of… (More)
Twenty years of atmospheric transmission data from Mauna Loa Observatory show secular decreases at irregular intervals. In addition, a regular annual variation is present during unperturbed as well as perturbed periods. These variations in transmission can be measured to a few tenths of a percent from the data record. Transient decreases in transmission are… (More)