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Acknowledgments First and foremost, I would like to thank my advisor, Ira Gessel, for his guidance of my work. His insightful comments and generosity with his time and ideas have been invaluable. I am grateful as well to Richard Stanley and Susan Parker for serving on my dissertation committee. I would also like to thank Professor Parker for her advice and(More)
INTRODUCTION Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States (National Stroke Association, 1994). The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates that 15,000 veterans are hospitalized for stroke each year (VA HSR&D, 1997). Forty percent of stroke patients are left with moderate functional(More)
To Luke and Jed, the best work I ever did in graduate school, And to Judy, their co-author Acknowledgements Writing is a lonely business, and writing a dissertation is lonelier still. But \lonely" is not the same as \alone." Thinking back on the many people who have helped me along the way, I feel a surge of gratitude, and writing these acknowledgements(More)
In the education lingo, we refer to the set of core ideas that inform the work of our teachers as Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP). Though psychologists and educators had used the concept for years, The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) better defined DAP for the teaching community with a more specific description(More)
  • John Bergdall, Sheldon Joyner, Jay Pottharst, Thomas Barnet-Lamb, Shaunak Deo, Yu Fang +7 others
  • 2013
Contents Acknowledgements 5 Introduction 7 Background and history 7 Statement of results and methods 9 Organization 13 Notations and conventions 14 Chapter 1. Affinoid algebras, the Robba ring and (ϕ, Γ)-modules 17 1.1. Affinoid algebras (over Q p) 17 1.2. The Robba ring 19 1.3. (ϕ, Γ)-modules 23 Chapter 2. Arithmetic theory of Galois representations and(More)
The way is long with obstacles, I'm questing for the truth to and fro. iv Acknowledgments I would like to thank my advisor, Professor Ira Gessel, for his constant help and support, without which this work would never have existed. In this thesis, we enumerate different types of graphs in light of the combinatorial theory of species initiated by Joyal [13].(More)
BACKGROUND To describe the maternity care experiences of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women in Queensland, Australia and to identify areas for policy and practice improvements. METHODS A culturally-tailored survey requesting both quantitative and qualitative information was completed by respondents either independently (online or in hard copy)(More)
2011 Acknowledgments The work in this thesis would not have begun without the guidance and advice of my supervisor, Professor Ira Gessel, to whom I give my sincerest thanks. His many insights and good ideas, as well as his generosity and patience during my moments of confusion, made this thesis possible. I would also like to thank my friends and classmates(More)
  • Randal J. Elder, Thomas M. Kozloski, Wilfred Laurier, Steven Firer, Susan Parker, Sandra Shelton
  • 2009
The Auditing Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association is pleased to provide comments on the PCAOB Rulemaking Docket Matter No. 026: Proposed Auditing Standards Related to the Auditor's Assessment of and Response to Risk and Conforming Amendments to PCAOB Standards. We very much appreciate the opportunity to provide(More)
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