Steven M. Fisher

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High Energy Physics experiments such as CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) at the Large Hadron Collider have unprecedented, large-scale data processing computing requirements, with data accumulating at around 1 Gbyte/s. The Grid distributed computing paradigm has been chosen as the solution to provide the requisite computing power. The demanding nature of CMS(More)
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as 'an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage'. It is now accepted that pain should be anticipated, and safely and effectively controlled, in all children, whatever their age, maturity or severity(More)
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) provide the basis for measuring, valuing, and presenting financial information to investors and creditors. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) promulgates GAAP through its Statements of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS). To guide its thinking in the promulgation of SFAS, the FASB employs as(More)
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