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Book Series: WRR Publications ISBN: 9789089645135 Year: Pages: 96 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_439095 Language: English
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Political Science --- Social Sciences
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Physical safety is a core task of government. It is neither surprising nor unreasonable for government to be held accountable for hazardous substances, for food safety, for flood protection, for the spread of infectious diseases, or for the risks involved in new technologies. In 2011 the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations asked the Scientific Council for Government Policy (wrr) to investigate the scope for the development of a generic risk policy in relation to physical safety. Do citizens and businesses take sufficient responsibility for physical safety? Could the government assume a smaller role, and what part could the business community play in this? In this report the WRR argues that in order to answer these questions a distinction needs to be made between incidents, damage, risk and uncertainty. In addition, the wrr recommends that the thinking about responsibility for safety should not be placed in the perspective of a failing government, but that the central focus should be on the ambition of good governance. Finally, the wrr suggests that thinking about safety from the perspective of damage offers a useful framework for thinking through and reassessing the distribution of responsibilities. Responsibility for preventing, limiting and dealing with damage can only be assigned in advance, not retrospectively.

A Machine-Checked, Type-Safe Model of Java Concurrency : Language, Virtual Machine, Memory Model, and Verified Compiler

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ISBN: 9783866448858 Year: Pages: XXI, 412 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000028867 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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The Java programming language provides safety and security guarantees such as type safety and its security architecture. They distinguish it from other mainstream programming languages like C and C++. In this work, we develop a machine-checked model of concurrent Java and the Java memory model and investigate the impact of concurrency on these guarantees. From the formal model, we automatically obtain an executable verified compiler to bytecode and a validated virtual machine.

Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions

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ISBN: 9789533079219 Year: Pages: 524 DOI: 10.5772/1378 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Nutrition and Food Sciences
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The health-promoting effects attributed to olive oil, and the development of the olive oil industry have intensified the quest for new information, stimulating wide areas of research. This book is a source of recently accumulated information. It covers a broad range of topics from chemistry, technology, and quality assessment, to bioavailability and function of important molecules, recovery of bioactive compounds, preparation of olive oil-based functional products, and identification of novel pharmacological targets for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.

SAR Prediction and SAR Management for Parallel Transmit MRI

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Book Series: Karlsruhe transactions on biomedical engineering / Ed.: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology / Institute of Biomedical Engineering ISSN: 18645933 ISBN: 9783866448001 Year: Volume: 16 Pages: VIII, 124 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000025607 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Technology (General)
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Parallel transmission enables control of the RF field in high-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). However, the approach has also caused concerns about the specific absorption rate (SAR) in the patient body. The present work provides new concepts for SAR prediction. A novel approach for generating human body models is proposed, based on a water-fat separated MRI pre-scan. Furthermore, this work explores various approaches for SAR reduction.

Alles zum Wohle des Kindes? - Aktuelle Probleme des Kindschaftsrechts 2. Familienrechtliches Forum Göttingen

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Book Series: Göttinger Juristische Schriften ISBN: 9783863950538 Year: Pages: 255 DOI: 10.17875/gup2012-139 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law
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This volume contains the lectures of the 2nd Family Law Forum in Göttingen, July 2nd, 2011. Major topic is Child Safety Law and the threats of child's well-being.

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