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  • The Necessity of Automated Fingerprint Identification System in Law Enforcement

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    Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) in law enforcement and border control applications has heightened the need for ensuring that these systems are not compromised. While several issues related to fingerprint system security have been investigated, including the use of fake fingerprints for masquerading identity, the problem of fingerprint alteration or obfuscation has received very little attention. Fingerprint obfuscation refers to the deliberate alteration of the fingerprint pattern

  • The Quantitative Study by Turid Moller and Olav Linaker Essay

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    Article Critique In the quantitative study by Turid Moller and Olav Linaker (2010), they examined and compared records of information given by psychotic patients concerning their alcohol and drug problems. In their study, the research question is "Do psychotic patients under-assess themselves during early clinical interventions and what are the effects of under-assessment on their treatment outcomes?" The null hypothesis is that failing to diagnose and account for substance abuse will not lead to

  • The Use and Importance of a Focus Group

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    A focus group instrument is used when it is well suited to the subject matter in question by listening to the opinions of others in a small and safe group setting before they form thoughts and opinions. An A typical focus group is between 6-12 homogeneous people who share similar characteristics or common interests. Focus groups generally reveal what each person within the group truly feels on the subject which provides credibility to the study. The facilitator is key to promoting an accepting

  • Reflective Essay On Football

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    and it has changed the way I approach athletics and life outside of sports. For most of my life, I was skilled in organized sports, especially soccer, which I had played for many years. After a successful soccer season my freshman year, I thought that I would make the JV team for sure. At tryouts, I went through the motions of each drill. I breezed through the conditioning tests, doing the bare minimum for each test. I didn’t try as hard as others, as I felt that I was more skillful than most of

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Breast Cancer

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    INTRODUCTION BREAST cancer is currently the most common cancer affecting women worldwide [1]. In European women, it is the leading cause of cancer death, causing one in six of all deaths from cancers [2].In the U.S., a woman has a 12.15% (about one in eight) risk of developing breast cancer during her lifetime[3]. Mammography is one of the most reliable and effective methods for detecting breast cancer at it early stages [4]. In developed countries, population-based mammography screening programs

  • False Positive Drug Testing Background

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    False Positive Drug Test Background Erika A. Alvarez – C03087541 University of Miami False Positive Drug Test Background Drug testing is one action an employer can take to determine if employees or job applicants are using drugs. It can identify evidence of recent use of alcohol, prescription drugs and illicit drugs. Currently, drug testing does not test for impairment or whether a person’s behavior is, or was, impacted by drugs. Drug testing works best when implemented based on a clear

  • False Positive Drug Testing Background

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    False Positive Drug Test Background Erika A. Alvarez – C03087541 University of Miami False Positive Drug Test Background Drug testing is one action an employer can take to determine if employees or job applicants are using drugs. It can identify evidence of recent use of alcohol, prescription drugs and illicit drugs. Currently, drug testing does not test for impairment or whether a person’s behavior is, or was, impacted by drugs. Drug testing works best when implemented based on

  • The use of structural equation modelling (SEM) has steadily increased in behavioural science where

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    Taking the sample sensitivity and model specification into account root mean square error of approximation (RMSEA), incremental fit index (IFI), Tucker Lewis index or Non-normed fit index (TLI or NNFI) and comparative fit index (CFI) are considered in this study for evaluating fit indices. The grounds for reporting these indices as fit

  • How The Sound Of A Word Affects How We Read And Categorize

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    Title Understanding how the sound of a word affects how we read and categorize. By knowing how homophobic words can play a role in our comprehension and how one learns to read. By using the dual-access theory and analyzing the theories of phonological mediation and direct access to gain insight on the way one understands words and homophone relations. The article “A ROWS is a ROSE: Spelling, sound, and reading” Van Orden researches the effects of stimulus word phonology. This study was design to

  • Hard Exudates And Optic Cost Analysis

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    C.Post processing It has been watched that regularly Hard Exudates and Optic plate are of same splendor, shading and differentiate.Along these lines, here and there optic circle is misassumed and must be dispensed with from the results of Hard Exudates got after applying a grouping calculation to get exact Hard Exudates.Here, Circular Hough Transform is connected to the outcome acquired by applying a bunching calculation for distinguishing optic circle.when the optic circle in distinguished it is