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  Rur - Information at Halfvalue.com
The Rur -German, in Dutch and French: Roer, — not to be confused with the Ruhr — is a river in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
The source of the Rur is in the Hautes Fagnes/Hohes Venn National Park, near the 696m high Signal de Botrange in Belgium at an altitude of 660m.
Between 16th December 1944 and 23rd February 1945, the U.S. Ninth Army was unable to advance across the Rur because German forces controlled dams close to the river's source in the densely forested region of the Hohes Venn.
www.halfvalue.com /wiki.jsp?topic=Rur   (425 words)

 rur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
RUR might be an acronym, code, or abbreviation for:
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), a science fiction novel by Karel Čapek;
The Rur is a river originating in the High Venn wetlands of eastern Belgium.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /rur.html   (176 words)

 Welcome to RUR
RUR provides its advanced services and products to businesses and end-users that have demanding and challenging tasks to undertake.
RUR provides its customers with the most capable people, technology and resources to deliver practical and effective solutions in mission critical and high performance applications.
RUR works with leading Universities and other technology providers to ensure that the most relevant technology is considered for each application.
www.rurobots.co.uk   (131 words)

 RUR - Rete Urbana delle Rappresentanze
Il workshop Rur-Censis, svoltosi il 9 Novembre a Venezia nell'ambito dell'edizione 2006 di Urbanpromo, è stato l'occasione per fare il punto sulle esperienze di pianificazione strategica che, secondo diverse modalità, si sono diffuse sul territorio italiano negli ultimi anni.
RUR è l'Associazione promossa dal Censis per elaborare e sostenere proposte innovative per le trasformazioni della città e del territorio.
L'attività di ricerca permanente della RUR nel settore della telematica locale e delle reti civiche ha come atto periodico di sintesi e riflessione la pubblicazione di un Rapporto annuale sulle Città Digitali in Italia.
www.rur.it   (202 words)

 Reviews in Undergraduate Research - Submit - Undergraduate Research Review Journal
If you are interested in writing a review for RUR please contact the Editor-in-chief, Peter Lee.
Authors whose submissions have been accepted will then be asked to write their review article and have it read and approved by their faculty mentor.
The RUR editors may request certain revisions be made in the manuscript to improve its clarity.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~rur/submit.htm   (403 words)

 Reviews in Undergraduate Research - History - Undergraduate Research Review Journal
This will also give each succeeding Editor-in-Chief an opportunity to describe the progress RUR has made and their future vision for the journal.
RUR was first dreamed up in the mind of Bahram Razani, the journal's first Editor-in-Chief.
Bahram's idea was quite simple, he wished to develop a journal that would answer a gap he believed existed in scientific literature, one between popular and professional sources.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~rur/history.htm   (480 words)

 Svyazinvest   :   Corporate events    
Operating revenue stood at RUR 6.3 bln, which is 31% more than the same period last year (RUR 4.8 bln).
We are confident that our quality enhancement efforts to raise corporate governance standards, replace outdated analog equipment with digital facilities, work out a project to use satellite com and cut costs of ground-based lines in low-density areas will have a positive impact on operating efficiency, which, in turn, will push up the operator’s market cap.
The RUR 2.3 bln increase in accounts receivable results from a bond placement in 4Q 2004 and the signing of a leasing contract for the delivery of telecom equipment.
eng.sinvest.ru /news?id=547   (814 words)

 Ca2+ sensitization of smooth muscle contractility induced by ruthenium red -- Yamada et al. 276 (3): C566 -- AJP - Cell ...
The ability of RuR to impair Ca release in neuronal cells has also been demonstrated (32).
RuR was added cumulatively to fibers submaximally contracted at pCa 6.0 (53.1 ± 5.4% of maximum).
In presence of 300 µM RuR, minimum concentration of microcystin ([microcystin]) required to induce a contraction was decreased and maximal contraction was decreased (b).
ajpcell.physiology.org /cgi/content/full/276/3/C566   (5332 words)

 Amazon.com: R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) (Dover Thrift Editions): Books: Karel Capek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
Although RUR is best remembered for introducing the word robot into the lexicon (the word was coined by Karel's brother and some time collaborator Josef Capek) it is more a somber reflection on humanity than on the emergence of robots.
R.U.R. was written at a time when the world was still reeling from the horrors of the First World War, which horrors were magnified by technological advancements that made the killing industry far more efficient than it ever had been in the past.
Today Karel Capek's R.U.R. is most famous as the work that introduced the word "robot" (from the Czech word "robit," meaning "work") and for its conceptualization of a bio-mechanical device in human form.
amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/0486419266/scienceandpol-20   (2145 words)

 RUSTOCKS.com/Home/Issuers' Corner/Press Releases
Depreciation increased 22.8% year on year to RUR 2,377.4 million for the first nine months of 2006 as a result of significant additions of property, plant and equipment in 2005.
Rostelecom recorded a RUR 409.9 million net revaluation gain for the first nine months of 2006 compared to RUR 780.5 million net revaluation gain a year ago.
Net result from the sale of investments for the first three quarters of 2006 was RUR (40.4) million compared to RUR 473.2 million for the first three quarters of 2005.
www.rustocks.com /index.phtml/Pressreleases/rtkm/1/10431   (754 words)

 Russia Newswire - Your PR support in Russia - Rostelecom Reports Revenue Growth of 49.0% to RUR 60,033.1 million for ...
The increase is primarily attributable to higher DLD and outgoing ILD revenues as a result of the transition to the new system of interaction with Russian operators and subscribers for the provision of domestic and international long-distance services, which came into effect on January 1, 2006.
The 84.4% increase compared to 2005 was driven mainly by higher payments to Russian operators which increased by a factor of 3 times primarily as a result of the new interaction system.
The increase is mainly driven by a revaluation of the Company's financial investments - Rostelecom recorded a RUR 2,376.8 million net revaluation gain in 2006 compared to RUR 258.6 million net revaluation gain for the previous year.
www.russianewswire.com /releases_headlines_details.php?id=9893   (710 words)

 Block by Ruthenium Red of Cloned Neuronal Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels -- Cibulsky and Sather 289 (3): 1447 -- ...
Ruthenium red (RuR) is a water-soluble hexavalent cation with several major uses in biological research.
RuR was applied at 1 µM for classes A and B, 10 µM for class C, and 100 µM for class E channels.
Comparison of RuR block of A and B channels to RuR block of ryanodine receptors is useful.
jpet.aspetjournals.org /cgi/content/full/289/3/1447   (6591 words)

 R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
R.U.R. was written in 1920, premiered in Prague early in 1921, was performed in New York in 1922, and published in English translation in 1923.
irtually every encyclopedia or textbook etymology of the word "robot" mentions the play R.U.R. Although the immediate worldwide success of the play immediately popularized the word (supplanting the earlier "automaton"), it was actually not Karel Capek but his brother Josef, also a respected Czech writer, who coined the word.
n R.U.R., the idealistic young Helena Glory arrives at the remote island factory of Rossum's Universal Robots, on a mission from a humanitarian organization devoted to liberating the Robots.
jerz.setonhill.edu /resources/RUR   (1395 words)

 RUSSIAN ECONOMY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
Spending on either the taxpayer's education or on the education of their child in a sum of up to RUR 25,000 is subtracted from the taxpayer's tax base.
The value of a stamp may not exceed RUR 0.5, includ-ing the costs of its transportation to the Ministry of Taxes and Levies' branch in the corresponding Russian Federation constituent.
Decisions on VAT refunds in amounts of over RUR 5 million to taxpayers other than traditional exporters are made by the regional branches of the Ministry of Taxes and Levies.
www.iet.ru /trend/2001/08_e.htm   (18820 words)

 Karel Capek - Who did actually invent the word "robot" and what does it mean?
Contrary to the popular opinion, Karel Capek, the author of RUR is not the inventor of the word robot.
The word which is derived from the czech noun "robota" meaning "labor" is an accomplishement of Capek's older brother, the cubist painter and writer Josef Capek.
The word first appeared in the play RUR published in 1920.
capek.misto.cz /english/robot.html   (354 words)

 NCEA Revision Guides and Books Online Shopping
Where the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 apply, these terms will be read subject ot the application of that Act, and in the case of any conflict, the provisions of that Act will apply.
If a product is found to be mis-addressed by RUR, then RUR shall be responsible for the re-delivery, replacement or refunding of the product.
RUR does not recommend that cash be mailed for payment of products.
www.rur.co.nz /index.cfm/Terms_and_Conditions.html   (344 words)

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We also illustrate the capabilities of such roots representations by extending their use for computing the values of polynomials at the roots of a zero-dimensional system.
Moreover, the complexity bounds of deterministic algorithm using a RUR as a fl box must take into account the computation of a separating element.
The second part of our contribution deals with the use of the RUR to check if the zeroes of a zero-dimensional system verifies or not some polynomial equations/inequations/inequalities.
www-calfor.lip6.fr /ICPSS/papers/44Ro/44Ro.html   (1867 words)

 Russian Stock Market Review (5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
Figures are not adjusted for inflation or the depreciation of the RUR.
Shareholders in Russian regional telecom Tyumentelecom approved a 1997 dividend of 772.8 old RUR per prefs and 103 RUR per ords (290 RUR and 48 RUR in 1996).
Shareholders also voted to raise charter capital from 125 mln new RUR to 6.25 bln RUR through increasing of the nominal value of shares.
www.fipc.ru /fipc/partnership/radtehba/ob150598.html   (759 words)

 RUR-99 Workshop Report
The great interest raised by RUR-95 prompted us to organize a second RUR workshop to collect the new developments in both fields.
A related aim of the workshop was to provide an opportunity to critically examine various (competing) approaches, and to discuss their strengths and weaknesses in several types of environments.
RUR workshop, and even for a series of RUR workshops on a regular basis.
aass.oru.se /Agora/RUR99/report.html   (689 words)

 Current prices in Russia. Budget Accommodation. Living Standards. Public Transportation.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
Monthly passes for the various categories of passengers are available and may offer very attractive savings if one plans to spend lots of time using public transport.
It would normally cost 3.000 - 5.000 RUR per month for a studio type of a flat in a mid size city or 2~3 times more than that in Moscow or St. Petersburg.
The numbers vary greatly, but it would not be untrue to say that the majority of the payments range between 7000 RUR and 45000 RUR per annum.
www.sv-agency.udm.ru /sv/prices.htm   (1162 words)

 Questionnaire to a NIS company on trade and investment financing
Over RUR 64 million (US$2.2 million) will be available from the federal budget, and the rest - from the regional budget.
The tendency noted for the past few years is that terms of leasing agreements started to ease, mainly due to increasing competition.
The fund provides funding (up to RUR 300,000 for up to 6 months, at 42 - 60 percent annual interest rate) to small enterprises located mostly in the region (outside of the city of Novosibirsk), and involved in agribusiness, construction, food-processing and other “real economy” sectors.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /BISNIS/fq2004/surveys/FinanceSurveyNovosibirsk2004.htm   (4214 words)

 Questionnaire to a NIS company on trade and investment financing
Amount of loan debts by industries, RUR   (in thousands) Based on location of a borrower.
Amount of loan debts by industries, RUR accounts   (in thousands) Based on location of a borrower.
According to the Central Bank of Russia bank Statistics Bulletin, as on the end of 2003 there were 6 landing agencies, 10 branches of lending agencies from Sakhalin and 11 branches of lending agencies from other regions.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /BISNIS/fq2004/surveys/FinanceSurveySakhalin2004.htm   (757 words)

 Proxima Profile & Pin Ups
She is a cunning strategist and is a master of most forms of combat, both planetary and in space.
As a denizen of Rur, her physiology is far more efficient than human; she is faster, stronger, and has far more endurance than the average human female of the same physical stature.
She is a master tactician and is versed in the use of every conceivable type of weaponry.
members.tripod.com /~rkscroy/proximagallery.htm   (277 words)

100,000 shares of RUR were offered to the public at the initial price of 10 credits per share.
You can only buy RUR shares from the existing shareholders.
All transfers of ownership of RUR shares must be registered with a RUR representative.
rubika.no-ip.com /RUR/rurshares.htm   (107 words)

 Dollar falling on MICEX - Russian News - News From Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
The US dollar dropped RUR 0.12 against the ruble on the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) on Friday.
So, the American currency has dropped by RUR 0.22 (0.8 percent) over the past ten days.
The euro rose by RUR 0.35, or nearly 1 percent, during this period.
www.gateway2russia.com /st/art_255384.php   (383 words)

 TeRK Telepresence Robot Kit
The Robot Universal Remote (RUR) can be used to test a Qwerk's input and output devices.
If you have an analog input or digital input connected to your robot, you can add control panels in the same way as the rest of the parts; just click on the port to which you've attached your part.
For these control panels, you can have the RUR automatically retrieve the value at a regular interval, or just click the Refresh button to get the value immediately.
www.terk.ri.cmu.edu /software/rur-overview.php   (689 words)

 Southern Telecommunications Company -UTK- Reports 2003 IAS Results
The increase of wage and salary expenses was due mainly to growth in the number of highly skilled workers, as well as to the necessary annual salary increases made in order to minimize inflationary effects and stimulate increases in working efficiency.
Depreciation charges of the Company rose by 1.3% to RUR 2,489.8 mln (sizeable fixed assets volume was put into operation in 4Q03) and contributed slightly to operating costs growth.
Material expenses (including repair and maintenance, public utilities) grew by 25.8 %, up to RUR 1,588.3 mln which was mainly due to the increase in the installed and equipped capacity, increase in cost of materials and spare parts, as well as increases in the electricity tariff.
www.tmcnet.com /usubmit/2004/Nov/1094913.htm   (2365 words)

 [07-Oct-2002] National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp.; Utility, CP; Utility, Note; Utility, Rural Electric ...
National Rur Util Coop Fin Corp. med-term nts
National Rur Util Coop Fin Corp floating rate notes ser C dtd 07/12/2001 due 07/17/2003
Siloam Springs CFC gtd poll ctl rev rfdg (National Rur Util Coop Fin Corp) (Arkansas Elec Coop Corp Proj) ser 1997E
www.nrucfc.org /investors/CreditResearch_10-07-2002.htm   (3229 words)

 GAC - RUR to Boost Global Port Agency Services | GAC
Gulf Agency Company Ltd (GAC) and Rice Unruh Reynolds (RUR) have formed an alliance that encompasses the global marketing and provision of port agency services of both companies.
RUR will, through its offices in the United States, cover the US East and Gulf Coasts.
RUR's President, Bob Bandos welcomed the alliance as a commercial concept beneficial for all parties.
www.ameinfo.com /27584.html   (648 words)

Last December, VimpelCom received a preliminary tax audit report for 2001, claiming RUR 2.5 billion ($90 million) in back taxes and RUR 1.9 billion (about $67 million) in fines and penalties from the company.
After negotiations with tax authorities, the mobile operator received a final review of its 2001 tax payments, putting VimpelCom’s debt at RUR 489.9 million, much lower than a preliminary tax audit report, under which the company was to pay about RUR 4.4 billion.
The document also said the tax agencies had accepted the company's objections regarding its agent relations with KB Impuls and withdrawn part of the claim.
top.rbc.ru /english/index.shtml?/news/english/2005/02/21/21142655_bod.shtml   (315 words)

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