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Slice PDF May 18, 2014
<p>364</p><p>The Best From Helen Corbitt’s Kitchens</p><p>My favorite cookie:</p><p>LEMON CRUMB SQUARES</p><p>2 dozen</p><p>15 ounces sweetened condensed milk*</p><p>½ cup lemon juice</p><p>1 teaspoon grated lemon rind</p><p>1½ cups all-purpose flour</p><p>1 teaspoon baking powder</p><p>½ teaspoon salt</p><p>⅔ cup butter</p><p>1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed</p><p>1 cup uncooked oatmeal</p><p>[Preheat oven to 350°.] Blend together milk, juice and rind of lemon, and set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cream butter, blend in sugar. Add oatmeal and flour mixture and mix until crumbly.</p><p>Spread half the oatmeal mixture in an 8 x 12 x 2-inch buttered baking pan and pat down; spread condensed milk mixture over top and cover with remaining crumb mixture. Bake until brown around the edges</p><p>(about 25 minutes). Cool in pan at room temperature for 15 minutes; cut into 1 ¾-inch squares and chill in pan until firm.</p><p>[*A condensed milk can no longer holds 15 ounces, so you will need to buy two. I decided to leave this in since Helen Corbitt was so fond of them.—Editor]</p><p>No Christmas cookie tray should be without a spice cookie, decorated with silver dragées, colored sugar, and all the things to add sparkle to your holiday table. This is a good one. You can also use them on your</p><a class="default-logo-link" href="/ebooks/615149-best-from-helen-corbitt-s-kitchens">See more</a>

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Advances in Performance Improvement of Time-Frequency Distributions for Doppler Ultrasound Blood Flow Instrumentation

Slice PDF October 23, 2014
<p>Int'l Conf. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology | BIOCOMP'13 |</p><p>Advances in Performance Improvement of TimeFrequency Distributions for Doppler Ultrasound</p><p>Blood Flow Instrumentation</p><p>F. Garcí a Nocetti, J. Solano Gonzá lez, E. Rubio Acosta</p><p>Universidad Nacional Autó noma de México, IIMAS, México D.F., 04510, México</p><p>Abstract: Doppler ultrasound blood flow spectral estimation is a technique for non-invasive cardiovascular disease detection. Blood flow velocity and disturbance may be determined by measuring the spectral mean frequency and bandwidth respectively.</p><p>Typical methods utilize Fourier Transform-based algorithms to estimate the spectral response of a signal. This practice suffers from poor frequency resolution when estimating non-stationary signals.</p><p>The Cohen class of Time Frequency Distributions</p><p>(TFD) has efficiently determined a very close estimation of the instantaneous frequency for quasistationary signals such as arterial blood flow.</p><p>However, the computation complexity for each distribution is O(N3), where N is the sample length, this being not suitable for real-time applications. In this work a study is directed to evaluate the response of different distributions when truncating the TFD’s generalized autocorrelation function. TFD such as</p><a class="default-logo-link" href="/ebooks/777641-bioinformatics-and-computational-biology">See more</a>

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8. Datastore Administration

Slice ePub May 28, 2014
<p>Your data is the heart of your application, so youll want to take good care of it. Youll want to watch it, and understand how it grows and how it affects your apps behavior. Youll want to help it evolve as your apps functionality changes. Youll probably want to make periodic backups, because nothing is perfect. You may even want up-to-date information about data types and sizes. And youll want to poke at it, and prod it into shape using tools not necessarily built into your app.</p><p>App Engine provides a variety of administrative tools for learning about, testing, protecting, and fixing your datastore data. In this chapter, we look at a few of these tools, and their associated best practices.</p><p>The first thing you might want to do with your apps datastore is see whats in it. Your app provides a natural barrier between you and how your data is stored physically in the datastore, so many data troubleshooting sessions start with pulling back the covers and seeing whats there.</p><a class="default-logo-link" href="/ebooks/363321-programming-google-app-engine">See more</a>

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A Self-Protecting Security Framework for CDA Documents

Slice PDF November 04, 2014
<p>Int'l Conf. Security and Management | SAM'13 |</p><p>251</p><p>A Self-Protecting Security Framework for CDA</p><p>Documents</p><p>G. Hsieh1 and E.Nwafor1</p><p>1</p><p>Department of Computer Science, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA</p><p>[,]</p><p>Abstract – Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) is a standard for the exchange of electronic medical records.</p><p>This paper describes a self-protecting security framework for protecting the security and privacy of CDA documents.</p><p>The framework extends a CDA document with markups from</p><p>XML based security standards including eXtensible Access</p><p>Control Markup Language, XML Encryption, and XML</p><p>Signature. This integrated structure uses a CDA document as the container while access control policies, digital signatures, and encrypted data are all embedded within the same CDA document in a fine-grained manner. The paper also describes an initial prototype implementation of this self-protecting security framework for CDA documents.</p><p>Keywords: e-Health, information security, HL7 CDA,</p><a class="default-logo-link" href="/ebooks/781958-security-and-management">See more</a>

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11. Project 8: Automatic Daily Discussions

Slice ePub May 27, 2014
<p> Let's say that you decide to set up a weblog covering the latest news on Java and XML programming. You'd like to keep it fresh, ideally posting new content every day to spur conversations. Finally, you want new content to be posted automaticallyeven if you're away. We know that Google is constantly indexing the Web, culling out undesirables, and doing everything it can to deliver useful results for specific searches. Why not leverage that search capability to find out interesting topics for conversation in a community?</p><p>In this chapter, you'll build an application to combine your Blogger ( or LiveJournal ( weblog with Google's search functionality.</p><p>A <em>weblog</em> is a web site with a set of stories, sorted chronologically. Generally speaking, the idea is that it should be extremely easy to post a new story to a weblog, allowing for very natural, seamless writing. Personal weblogs often resemble diaries or journals. Group or corporate weblogs typically serve to allow a group of people with common interests to share thoughts, news, or discuss problems.</p><a class="default-logo-link" href="/ebooks/362322-real-world-web-services-integrating-ebay-google-amazon-fedex-and-more">See more</a>

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