Kevin M O connell Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833024760, 9780833024763
Authors: Scott Pace, Kevin M. O'connell, Beth E. Lachman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: balancing, national, interests, needs, environmental, intelligence, data, using
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

In the post-cold-war era, there is a growing awareness that intelligence data such as imagery could contribute to environmental programs, management of natural resources, and even disaster relief. A key question facing policymakers and intelligence community managers is whether (and how) to balance routine unclassified environmental surveillance with traditional intelligence missions. This report ......
ISBN: 0833024310, 9780833024312
Authors: C. Bryan Gabbard, Kevin M. O'connell, George S. Park, Peter Stan
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: sensing, data, technology, remote, study, markets, information, case, emerging
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

High-resolution imagery data and technology are among the products that may have a dramatic effect on international, foreign policy, commercial, and security issues in the information age. U.S. firms, under a 1994 Presidential Decision Directive, are allowed to compete for a growing international marketplace in remote sensing products, in which they hold a distinct technological lead due to decade......
ISBN: 083303118X, 9780833031181
Authors: Kevin M. O'connell, John C. Baker, Beth E. Lachman, Steven Berner, David R. Frelinger, Kim E. Gavin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: analysis, risks, industry, satellite, remote, sensing, commercial
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

American firms have begun to operate their own imaging satellite systems, aiming to become an important part of the U.S. commercial remote sensing industry. To succeed over the long run, these new U.S. commercial remote sensing satellite firms need a combination of reliable technologies, government policies that encourage U.S. industry competitiveness, a strong international presence, and sound bu......
ISBN: 0833035479, 9780833035479
Authors: John C. Baker, Beth E. Lachman, David R. Frelinger, Kevin M. O'connell, Alexander C. Hou, Michael S. Tseng, David T. Orletsky, Charles W. Yost
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: publicly, available, geospatial, information, implications, security, risks, assessing, homeland, mapping
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, many agencies within the federal government began restricting some of their publicly available geospatial data and information from such sources as the World Wide Web. As time passes, however, decisionmakers have begun to ask whether and how such information specifically helps potential attackers, including terrorists, to select U.S. homeland sites and ......
ISBN: 0833029126, 9780833029126
Authors: Myron Hura, Gary Mcleod, James Schneider, Daniel Gonzales, Daniel M. Norton, Jody Jacobs, Kevin M. O'connell, William Little, Richard Mesic, Lewis Jamison
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: air, operations, coalition, challenge, continuing, interoperability
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The United States is increasingly participating in coalition military operations. Coalition support may be required for successful military operations and in most such operations the United States desires to share the burden. U.S. allies recognize the increased security that coalition operations can bring. Because interoperability is a key element in coalitions, RAND undertook research to help the......
Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy, Kevin Neels, C. Peter Rydell, James P. Stucker, Anthony H. Pascal
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: user, charges, harm, disadvantaged, services, government, benefit, based, finance, local, exploring
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Beneficiary charges — fees, permits, special assessments — constitute the fastest source of local government revenue. They promote efficiency in consumption and production and allocate fiscal burdens directly to users. Local jurisdictions surveyed report a wide variety of highly innovative practices. Vertical equity can be preserved through ad hoc price adjustments for target groups or......
ISBN: 0833005820, 9780833005823
Authors: Anthony H. Pascal, Michael N. Caggiano, Judith C. Fernandez, Kevin F. Mccarthy, Kevin Neels, C. Peter Rydell, James P. Stucker
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: finance, local, government, based, beneficiary, guide, installing, equitable, ebbf
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Beneficiary charges are monies collected from the individual consumers of government services. An equitable beneficiary charge is one that minimizes adverse effects on the disadvantaged. The growing prominence of beneficiary charges in local government prompted a program of studies at RAND designed to explore the efficacy and equity of this method of financing public services. The present guide wa......
ISBN: 1585661333, 9781585661336
Author: Curtis C. Connell
Source: aupress.au.af.mil
Keywords: america, latin, impact, islam, understanding
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

In this study Lt Col Curtis Connell, USAF, examines the debate between those who perceive a general Islamic threat, the confrontationalists, and others who see a small band of religious fanatics who have hijacked Islam from the moderate majority, the accommodationists. A well-researched but brief history of Islam and the various sects and key players that currently comprise this institution helps ......
Author: Edwin H. Connell
Source: www.e-booksdirectory.com
Keywords: algebra, linear, abstract, elements
Formats: Read Online And/Or Other Formats
Copyrights: General Copyright

Elements of Abstract and Linear Algebraby Edwin H. Connell 2004Number of pages: 146Description:This book is a survey of abstract algebra with emphasis on linear algebra. It is intended for students in mathematics, computer science, and the physical sciences. The presentation is compact and tightly organized, but still somewhat informal. The proofs of many of the elementary theorems are omitted.......
Author: Richard Connell
Source: www.feedbooks.com
Keywords: connell, richard, game, dangerous
Formats:PDF ePub
Copyrights: Public Domain

Language: English Published in: 1924 Categorie(s):Fiction,Action & Adventure,Mystery & Detective,Short Stories,ThrillersWord count: 7,952 words (≈ 32 minutes)Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+50. "The Most Dangerous Game" features as its main character a big-game hunter from New York, who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is......
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