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In the News (Tue 21 May 19)

  
  Abacus in various number systems
Abacus is probably the first of calculating devices.
Chinese suan pan is different from the European abacus in that the board is split into two parts.
The applet represents an abacus close to the Russian variant where, for the ease of use, middle counters differ in color from all the rest.
www.cut-the-knot.org /blue/Abacus.shtml   (599 words)

  
 ABACUS - A Branch-And-CUt System
ABACUS is a software system written in C++ that provides a framework for the implementation of branch-and-bound algorithms using linear programming relaxations.
ABACUS allows the software developer to concentrate merely on the problem specific parts, i.e., the separation of cutting planes, column generation, and primal heuristics.
ABACUS supports the Open Solver Interface (Osi) developed by the COIN-OR (COmputational INfrastructure for Operations Research) project which means that every solver supported by OSI can be used to solve the relaxations.
www.informatik.uni-koeln.de /abacus   (202 words)

  
  Abacus Project
This information allows the run-time system to rapidly identify functions that should be moved to reduce communication overheads or resource contention.
The Abacus run-time system consists of (i) a migration and location-transparent invocation component; and (ii) a resource monitoring and management component, as shown in Figure 2.
The first component is responsible for the creation of location-transparent references to mobile objects, for the redirection of method invocations in the face of object migrations, and for enacting object migrations.
www.pdl.cmu.edu /Abacus   (1467 words)

  
  System Source - Computer Museum
Invented by the Chinese, the first record of the abacus was from a sketch of one in a book from the Yuan Dynasty (14th Century).
It's inventor is unknown, but the abacus is often referred to as the "first computer" because it was used as a mathematical model for early electronic computers.
The abacus can be used to add, subtract, multiply, and divide as well as work with sophisticated mathematical problems such as fractions and square roots.
www.syssrc.com /html/museum/html/abacus.html   (244 words)

  
 Abacus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Abacus Polar is offering pre-qualified Bluetooth adaptors that offer industrial, instrumentation, security and other mid-volume vendors a fast, low risk entry path into Bluetooth, with the potential to move to a component-level solution in the future when volumes justify the development investment.
According to Abacus, the TDK blu2i adaptor range simply appears as a standard serial connection to the host device, allowing cable-free connection with a range of 200m to be added easily to new equipment and legacy hardware alike.
Abacus is offering a developers' kit that provides a straightforward platform for writing and testing communications links with the module.
www.abacus.co.uk /news35.html   (308 words)

  
 Abacus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The similarity of the Roman abacus to the Chinese one suggests that one could have inspired the other, as there is some evidence of a trade relationship between the Roman Empire and China.
In a contest between the Chinese abacus and the electric calculator on November 12, 1946, the abacus won 4 to 1.
The khipu of the Incas was a system of knotted cords used to record numerical data - like advanced tally sticks—but was not used to perform calculations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abacus   (1750 words)

  
 Abacus and the Right Brain
Abacus students are found to be superior in the accuracy of their memory and the number of digits they are able to memorize when compared with non-abacus learners of the same age.
This is because abacus students place numbers on the abacus image in their head as they mentally calculate with the abacus method.
This tendency was shown when abacus students were given problems of computational estimation (such as an assignment where students were to pick the figure in the largest digit position of the answer).
www.syuzan.net /english/brain/brain.html   (3738 words)

  
 Airport Technology - Abacus Lighting - High Mast, Winch Mast and Hinged Mast Airport Lighting Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Abacus is a multi-disciplined company specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of exterior lighting systems for amenity, sports and large areas such as ports and harbours, industrial areas and airports.
Abacus' commitment to customer service and engineering excellence has awarded the company with a number of valuable contracts, providing apron lighting systems for some of the world's major airports including Chek Lap Kok, Lahore, Colombo and Sydney.
Abacus' capability extends to handling all of the installation requirements associated with an exterior lighting system as well as maintaining the lighting system throughout its planned lifecycle.
www.airport-technology.com /contractors/lighting/abacus   (653 words)

  
 Abacus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Abacus is partnering with Microsoft in an invitation-only conference for UK embedded software developers, to support the UK launch of the new operating system.
Abacus has also announced that it expects to ship Windows CE.NET, the next version of the Windows® CE embedded realtime operating system in February.
Abacus is one of the UK’s leading broadline distributors of electronic components, with a portfolio of over 60 semiconductor, electromechanical and passive franchises.
www.abacus.co.uk /news15.html   (250 words)

  
 Abacus - Word to the Wise
Abacus understands that the business relationship is normally not between the mail sender and your company but rather between your company and the customer the email references.
Abacus allows all the email about a single incident to be grouped together into a "master incident", both fully automatically and with hints from an operator.
Abacus has benchmarked at over 100,000 new tickets a day on a single $2000 server, and is in production use at sites that handle tens of thousands of tickets a day with dozens of users.
word-to-the-wise.com /products/abacus.html   (1181 words)

  
 Army Technology - IES - Abacus Fully Portable DVR Surveillance System   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Abacus fully portable surveillance system is designed for use in any surveillance application where swift, easy and covert deployment of the most highly sophisticated DVR technology is an operational necessity.
Abacus is a completely portable, totally networkable, stand-alone, fully loaded and rugged member of the siteScape² range of sophisticated digital surveillance equipment.
Abacus is designed for use in any surveillance application where swift, easy and covert deployment of the most highly sophisticated DVR technology is an operational necessity.
www.army-technology.com /contractors/civil/ies   (532 words)

  
 Abacus Callback System
By "re-originating" a call to a location that is inside the US or Canada, Abacus is able to bill the call at extremely low rates.
Abacus customers are given unique access numbers (DID), making Abacus’s Callback service fast and easy to use; perfect for voice, fax, modem and cellular applications.
Abacus will provide you with the most economical method of placing international voice, facsimile, or data transmissions calls.
abacus-computer.net /abcb/intro.php?xlang=E   (587 words)

  
 A Comparison of the Organization and Use of Chinese and Mesoamerican Abaci
Bar-and-dot System: The numbers 1 to 9 represented using the Mesoamerican bar-and-dot system; a dot represents "1" and a bar represents "5".
The 2/5 Chinese Abacus: The components of a 2/5 (indicating 2 beads in the Upper Deck and 5 beads in the Lower Deck) Chinese abacus are identified in this image.
This is a fully functional Duodecimal Abacus, and to make it functional, the value of the Broken Bar sign has been changed to "1", and the signs and values re-arranged.
www.ee.ryerson.ca /~elf/abacus/dbk   (853 words)

  
 Terms and Conditions_Abacus Used Computers
If a system is sent in to us and it is determined that the user is at fault for the computer's failure, the customer will be billed for any shipping costs, labor fees, and any other costs incurred for the repair.
During such period, if Abacus Used Computers determines that a part or system is defective in material or workmanship, Abacus Used Computers, at its option, will provide you with a repaired part or system or replace any part or system that is covered by the applicable warranty.
Abacus Used Computers' responsibility is limited to repair or replacement, either of which may be selected by Abacus Used Computers at its sole discretion.
www.usedcomputers-abacus.com /home/terms.asp   (876 words)

  
 Citrus: Schools' computer program lacks use
The expensive Abacus system should be helping teachers help students, but its complexities have limited its use, officials say.
Abacus can produce tests and reports allowing the schools to target students who need specific remediation and classes needing extra drills on specific concepts.
Yet the program has been under scrutiny by the board for several months because teachers complain that Abacus is difficult to learn, time-consuming to use and is not compatible with other programs in the schools.
www.sptimes.com /2003/04/02/news_pf/Citrus/Schools__computer_pro.shtml   (791 words)

  
 HERZOG SURGICAL- Abacus Instrument Manager
The resulting benefit, exclusive to Abacus clients, is dedicated use by all employees.
All hospital staff uses the Abacus with their barcode name badge or personal PIN number to generate information about discrepancies that can be tracked back to their source.
Your entire Abacus System is designed for you using your hospital count sheets.
www.herzogsurgical.com /abacus.htm   (219 words)

  
 Home - Home
Abacus is proud to be a major sponsor of this event and invite you to visit our booth to find out how Abacus can take you into the future.
Abacus – Unlocking the Value of the GDS” workshop was held in The American Club (Singapore) on 25 Oct 2007.
Abacus International, Asia’s leading travel facilitator, said today that a strong response from customers to the benefits of ‘subscriber last mile’ monitoring system (SLMS) introduced in July this year had driven the expansion of the programme to more than a thousand travel agency locations in nine markets.
www.abacus.com.sg   (392 words)

  
 Abacus system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The abacus system of mental calculation is a system where users mentally visualize an abacus to do calculations.
This system is being propagated in Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, and Japan.
The standard abacus can be used to perform addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication; the abacus can also be used to extract square-roots and cubic roots.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abacus_system   (192 words)

  
 Chinese Culture - Abacus calculation
Use of the abacus in the Western world ceased many years ago but it is still in extensive use in Hong Kong and China.
A Abacus (Suen Poon) consists of a wooden frame with 13 sticks (some may have less) stretched vertically between the top and bottom, a wooden bar runs horizontally in the frame, two third of the way up the sticks.
The Abacus (Suen Poon) is still in use and its distinctive noise can be heard in many small businesses and restaurants in Hong Kong and China.
www.west-meet-east.com /abacus.htm   (891 words)

  
 Job Listings at Abacus Technology Corporation
The Abacus Master Scheduler will work with DSS Vendors and guide them in the development of their schedule according to the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), assisting the vendor in the understanding of the WBS definitions and the Vendor tasking alignment to the WBS.
The Abacus Master Scheduler will assist the vendors in their understanding of Earned Value and what is required from them to implement a functional EVMS system.
The Abacus Master Scheduler will provide IMS schedule updates to the Financial office for Earned Value Analysis on a monthly (or other determined frequency) basis and will assist the Financial office in identifying any issues, re-occurring issues and risks that may prevent the System X program from meeting its milestones and described in the e-300.
www.abacustech.com /careers-ops.html   (4844 words)

  
 Abacus 21 'Total Experience' Software - Abacus 21
The system 'empowerment' for this was achieved by accumulating 'everything possible' (yet practical) about the Customer -- who they were, who they were related to, what they bought, what they didn't buy, what they liked, what they didn't like, when they came before, what they bought before, what the 'did' before, etc. etc.
Abacus 21's systems store the (limited) information about Transient (Walk-In) Customers only in the respective Applicational systems' transactional and historical files -- which can indeed be subsequently searched-upon to retrieve the Customer's transactions (if there has been any definitive/consistent information entered).
The Abacus 21 Client Management System tracks the entire history of accumulated and changing characteristic attributes and demographic, transactional, and (in A/R cases) accounting history elements that are all linked back to the primary element: the Individual (Person, Group, Business).
www.abacus21.com /fw/main/Abacus_21_Total_Experience_Software-1504.html   (1319 words)

  
 AI Systems
Abacus-developed expert systems are in use in a variety of business and industry environments, solving complex problems daily.
The Abacus AI Methodology provides techniques for systematically identifying and implementing practical systems which result in measurable productivity increases and cost benefits.
The Abacus Man-Machine Interface Laboratory serves as our testbed for the investigation, development and integration of advanced AI technology, such as distributed cooperative systems and robotics.
www.abacuscorp.com /artificial_intelligence_systems.htm   (268 words)

  
 The ABACUS production monitoring system   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Abacus production monitoring / data collection system for repetitive cycle manufacturing (injection molding, blow molding, stamping, etc.) has been created to provide the real time data organizations need to manage their operations, with a modest investment of time and money.
With other production monitoring systems that collect all data at the host, if the host goes down (someone knocked the power cord out when walking by for example) no production is recorded until the host is put back on-line.
Competing low cost production monitoring systems may look inexpensive on the surface, but very often they utilize an inefficient wiring system, usually referred to as the star configuration, which greatly increases wiring and installation costs by requiring a separate wire to be run from the host out to every machine.
www.cpanel37.gzo.com /~concis/abacus/index.html   (934 words)

  
 News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a live trial of the Praetor system to protect Abacus' systems from spam and malicious emails.
Abacus consultants have evaluated and deployed several top name systems in order to determine which solution provides the best protection at a reasonable price point.
Abacus consultants have noted a wide array of functionality differences between products and have made flexibility and security the most important factors in making their choice on an anti-spam system.
www.abacusinfo.com /news/index.htm   (367 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Abacus: The World's First Computer System (Includes a Working Abacus): Books: Jesse Dilson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The abacus is as useful and effecient a machine today as it was when it was first created centures ago.
The amount of time spent explaining the use of the abacus itself could be considered an 'epilogue' in back of the book and is completely in error with very poor examples for its operation.
The abacus, though somewhat primitive in the eyes of a novice, or to someone that has never seen one in action, is an excellent tool for helping children to understand and perform great mathematical feats.
www.amazon.com /Abacus-Worlds-Computer-System-Working/dp/031210409X   (2203 words)

  
 Used Compaq ProLiant: Abacus Solutions
Whether you are looking for complete systems or parts, we can meet all of your used ProLiant needs.
Abacus Solutions can help you save more and stretch your IT resources further with quality used Compaq ProLiant ML and DL servers and parts.
All equipment Abacus provides is thoroughly tested, totally refurbished to look as good as new and professionally packed in our state-of-the-art Technical Center.
www.abacusllc.com /products/servers-hp-compaq-proliant.asp   (311 words)

  
 Abacus system - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The abacus system of mental calculation is a system where users mentally visualize an abacus to do calculations.
This system is being propagated in Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and Japan.
This was verified when the right brain measured heightened EEG activity when calculating and compared with non-veterans who were using the abacus to perform calculations.
www.music.us /education/A/Abacus-system.htm   (322 words)

  
 Hospitality Net - Industry News - Asia Travel Growth Off To A Steady Start In 2006 | Abacus Reports
Total bookings on the Abacus system for January were 6 per cent lower than same period in 2005 while February 2006 rose by 13 per cent over the same month in 2005 to around 4.19 million.
Mr Birch said Abacus’ focus continues to be on better understanding our customers’ needs and delivering the best travel content, cost-effective travel solutions, operational efficiency and marketing support to assist the travel industry make the most of the travel opportunities ahead.
Abacus International is owned by Sabre and a consortium of Asia's leading airlines including All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, EVA Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Dragonair, Philippine Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines.
www.hospitalitynet.org /news/154000370/4026825.html   (730 words)

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