Peter Shor Free eBooks (1)

Authors: Peter Shor, Daniel Kleitman
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Keywords: mathematics, applied, principles
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Principles of Applied Mathematicsby Peter Shor, Daniel KleitmanPublisher: MIT OpenCourseWare 2007Description:Principles of Applied Mathematics is a study of illustrative topics in discrete applied mathematics including sorting algorithms, information theory, coding theory, secret codes, generating functions, linear programming, game theory. There is an emphasis on topics that have direct applicati......
Authors: Peter W. Greenwood, Sorrel Wildhorn, Eugene C. Poggio, M. J. Strumwasser, Peter Deleon
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Keywords: county, policy, perspective, angeles, los, adult, felony, defendants, prosecution
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Statistical performance measures, such as complaint rejection rates, dismissal rates, and jury conviction rates, are calculated to show the basic pattern of dispositions county-wide, including relationships among methods of disposition, defendant's prior record, and sentence severity.Background sources of differences in treatment of defendants, such as race, type of defense counsel, and pretrial c......
ISBN: 0833026232, 9780833026231
Authors: Peter W. Greenwood, Karyn Model, C. Peter Rydell, James Chiesa
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Keywords: costs, benefits, measuring, crime, children, life, diverting
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In combating crime in America, little attention has been paid to keeping children from becoming criminals. What benefit might be realized from such an approach, and at what cost? Working from limited data on program efficacy and on criminal careers, the authors of this report made rough estimates of the costs and benefits of four early interventions — prenatal home visits by child care professio......
Authors: Peter W. Greenwood, Joan R. Petersilia, C. Peter Rydell, Susan Turner
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Keywords: estimation, model, cost, sanction, intermediate, rand
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The research reported in this Note was undertaken to develop a methodology for weighing the economic costs and crime-reduction benefits of criminal sanction alternatives to incarceration. The RAND Intermediate-Sanction Cost Estimation Model (RISCEM) takes into account the daily costs of supervision, the different risks that sanctions pose to the community, the different likelihoods of detecting a ......
Authors: Peter Kuhn, Peter Kooreman, Adriaan R. Soetevent, Arie Kapteyn
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Keywords: evidence, dutch, postcode, lottery, shock, income, social, effects, unexpected, own
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In the Dutch Postcode Lottery a postal code (19 households on average) is randomly selected weekly, and prizes — consisting of cash and a new BMW — are awarded to lottery participants living in that postal code. On average, this generates a temporary, unexpected income shock equal to about eight months of income for about one third of the households in a typical winning code, while lea......
Authors: Peter Jacobson, Peter Glassman, Steven M. Asch, John Hernandez, Karyn Model
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Keywords: study, exploratory, necessity, medical, defining
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This report provides information to the Washington State Medical Assistance Administration and the Washington State Health Services Commission about the definition and use of the term "medical necessity."......
Authors: James P. Kahan, Peter W. Greenwood, C. Peter Rydell, William Schwabe, Barbara R. Williams
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Keywords: intentions, change, translate, issues, social, policy, gaming
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Describes a social policy game in which participants from a city with drug problems-public officials and private citizens-explore the ramifications of various policy choices.......
ISBN: 0833036572, 9780833036575
Authors: Timothy M. Bonds, Daniel M. Norton, Peter Hirneise, Peter Ellis, Paul Killingsworth
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Keywords: forces, air, mobility, tempo, measuring
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The authors provide a new metric — the mission-day — to assess the ability of the mobility air forces (MAF) to conduct missions, train its forces, and maintain readiness. The mission-day metric measures the availability of crewmembers to fly missions while continuing training and other activities. It can detect problems arising from the operations tempo of MAF personnel as they take pa......
Authors: Peter Mendel, M. Susan Ridgely, Cheryl L. Damberg, Peter S. Hussey, Rebecca Shaw, Donna O. Farley
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Keywords: safe, practices, forum, quality, implemented, national, hospitals
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In 2000, the U.S. Congress mandated the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to take a leadership role in helping health care providers reduce medical errors and improve patient safety. AHRQ has been fulfilling that mandate through a patient safety research and development initiative which began shortly thereafter. In September 2002, AHRQ contracted with RAND to serve as the patient s......
ISBN: 0833012657, 9780833012654
Authors: Peter Jacobson, James P. Kahan, Peter Noehrenberg
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Keywords: implications, bundling, organizations, maintenance, care, health, postacute
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Recent structural changes in health care delivery suggest that the formerly distinct managed care and fee-for-service (FFS) sectors are becoming increasingly blended. Many health care policymakers are interested in exploring whether managed care innovations can be applied to FFS providers. In this report, the authors closely examine the potential for one such blend--namely, expanding the prospecti......
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