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  Theta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theta (upper case Θ, lower case θ or ϑ) is the eighth letter of the Greek alphabet.
According to Porphyry of Tyros, the Egyptians used an X within a circle as a symbol of the soul; having a value of nine, it was used as a symbol for Ennead.
Theta was adopted into the early Cyrillic alphabet as fita (Ѳ, ѳ).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theta   (372 words)

 The Theta Rhythm..... . . . . .
It is theorized that theta activity in the posterior areas of the brain is involved with selective attention, and in the frontal areas with the cognitive filtering, ìdisattending to extraneous stimuliî, neccesary for entry into the hypnotic state (Crawford, 1994).
He found theta activity in a number of other laughter inducing situations such as the inhalation of nitrous oxide, the consumption of ethyl alcohol in a social environment, and during the induction of high pressure nervous syndrome during simulated dives in a hyperbaric chamber.
Theta rhythms have been observed in humans and animals during a wide variety of activities; thus understanding the role of theta is integral to the understanding of the functioning brain.
www.hannibalstudios.com /Outback/theta.html   (3584 words)

 Theta Chi Fraternity
THETA CHI SOCIETY, as it was then known, was founded at Norwich University, Norwich, Vermont, at nine o'clock on Thursday evening, April 10, 1856.
To quote again from the minutes of the first meeting we learn that "The Theta Chi Society was the idea and plan of Frederick Norton Freeman, and with the assistance of Arthur Chase, his plans were perfected and the society was organized." Chase was elected president and Freeman was elected secretary.
The founder of Theta Chi Fraternity, Frederick Norton Freeman, was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on March 2, 1839.
gladstone.uoregon.edu /~thetachi/history.htm   (1857 words)

 Maximal Theta Response Latency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Maximal theta response was identified as the wavelet with the highest amplitude in the rectified curve, and the peak amplitude value was used to measure its latency.
Although only the phase-locked theta responses in the averaged filtered ERPs were quantitatively analyzed, the presence of event-related theta activity was verified by the changes in the power of the total (phase-locked and non-phase-locked) theta EEG activity and by the peaks from the theta (4-7 Hz) range in the AFCs.
The correlations of the latency of P400-700 with latency of the maximal theta response at Pz and age are presented in Table 3 and illustrated in Fig.
cogprints.org /55/00/tetalat.htm   (7740 words)

 Encyclopedia: Kappa Alpha Theta
The Theta Alpha Chpater of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was established on the campus of East Carolina University on November 11, 1973.
Kappa Alpha Theta was the first sorority (A social club for female undergraduates), though it was started even before the word "sorority" was coined.
Theta was founded as the first Greek-letter fraternity for women in 1870 and was established to give women a support group in the then mostly-male college world at what is now DePauw University (additional info and facts about DePauw University).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kappa-Alpha-Theta   (489 words)

 The Theta Theta of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Theta Theta of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
In the Spring of 1977, the second Scroller Club under the Theta Theta charter was inducted at the Washington, DC fraternity house.
In the Fall of 1977, the third Scroller Club under the Theta Theta charter was inducted at the Washington, DC fraternity house.
members.aol.com /kuldre/tnt1q.html   (1266 words)

 THETA Uganda
THETA has taken a lead role in a collaborative effort to set standards for traditional medicine for a group of nine African countries.
The focus of the THETA method is to improve the health of rural Ugandan populations by involving healers through training in health education, provision of quality care and counselling, and initiating community support initiatives for vulnerable people such as women, orphans and persons living with AIDS.
THETA's main strategy is to build and support long term in-depth relationships between healers, local biomedical health workers, the local community and THETA staff based on mutual respect, openness and trust.
www.thetauganda.org   (438 words)

Theta can also be referred to as the time decay on the value of an option.
Theta is part of the group of measures known as the "Greeks" (other measures include delta, gamma and vega) which are used in options pricing.
The measure of theta quantifies the risk that time imposes on options as options are only exercisable for a certain period of time.
www.investopedia.com /terms/t/theta.asp   (344 words)

 Theta Chi Fratenity - History
Theta Chi Society was founded at Norwich University in the Old South Barracks located in Norwich, Vermont on April 10, 1856, by Frederick Norton Freeman and Arthur Chase.
Theta Chi Society was incorporated Theta Chi Fraternity in 1888 under Vermont law and it's Beta chapter was established in 1902.
Theta Chi became international with the installation of the Zeta Gamma Chapter at the University of Alberta in Canada.
www.theta-chi-sdsu.org /tchist.htm   (1891 words)

 Brain wave Functions Alpha  Beta Theta Brainwaves
A person who is driving on a freeway, and discovers that they can't recall the last five miles, is often in a theta state--induced by the process of freeway driving.
Individuals who run outdoors often are in the state of mental relaxation that is slower than alpha and when in theta, they are prone to a flow of ideas.
During this awakening cycle it is possible for individuals to stay in the theta state for an extended period of say, five to 15 minutes--which would allow them to have a free flow of ideas about yesterday's events or to contemplate the activities of the forthcoming day.
brain.web-us.com /brainwavesfunction.htm   (1028 words)

 Theta Chi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theta Chi Fraternity was founded on Thursday, April 10, 1856 at 9:00 pm in the Old South Barracks on the campus of Norwich University in Norwich, Vermont, by two military cadets, Frederick Norton Freeman and Arthur Chase.
The Greek motto of Theta Chi is Theroposa Cheir, "An Assisting Hand." The fraternity's maxim is "Alma Mater First and Theta Chi for Alma Mater." The fraternity's colors are military red and white.
Theta Chi Fraternity currently has over 136 active chapters and colonies across the United States and Canada and has initiated over 150,000 members since its founding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theta_Chi   (1091 words)

 Theta Digital - Generation VIII Product Info
Theta’s digital filtering, using very meticulously crafted algorithms running on high powered computer chips, is superior to filtering done by the asynchronous filter chip typically used in outboard "upsamplers".
Theta uses many methods to minimize jitter at points where the signal is particularly vulnerable.
Theta’s exclusive "jitter jail" provides jitter control for freedom from the types of digital distortions that most degrade high quality playback.
www.thetadigital.com /product/gen8/prod-info.htm   (1706 words)

 Welcome To Theta Xi -- Theta Xi Fraternity
Theta Xi Fraternity is a national leader in the educational and social development of its members.
The Purpose of Theta Xi is to provide a college home environment for its active members in which fellowship and alumni guidance lead to wholesome mental, moral, physical and spiritual growth.
Theta Xi is the only National Fraternity to receive two Association of Fraternity Advisors (AFAR) "Excellence in Programming" awards; one for Values into Action (Values training) and then second for Benchmarks of Excellence (Chapter Operations training).
www.thetaxi.org   (179 words)

 Welcome to Theta
This letter serves to inform the THETA stakeholder base, industry and private providers and employers of the status and progress made with the reviewing of the existing qualifications and unit standards; and the generation of new qualifications and unit standards via the SGB process during the 2005 operational period.
Please be advised that THETA is now in the process of “cleaning” the database by conducting a mass-deregistration of all assessors that have not completed the required conversion.
This interpretation is to provide clarity regarding the interpretation and application of the provisions of the Act that relate to the deduction of an allowance in respect of the entering into or completion of a registered learnership agreement.
www.theta.org.za   (954 words)

 Theta Digital - Home Page
Theta products are recognized as benchmarks by audio and video magazines, often appearing as reference components in the systems reviewers use to evaluate other equipment.
Theta components are used as references by major electronics makers, and used extensively by makers of the world's finest loudspeakers.
Theta has been a favorite with Hi Fi magazines, garnering awards and praise from the most respected reviewers in the most authoritative publications from the time of the first products.
www.thetadigital.com   (1616 words)

 Stereophile: Theta Digital Generation VIII D/A converter
Not only has this freed Theta to modify their algorithms at will as advances are made, it also permitted them to upgrade their existing products.
Its appearance is distinctively Theta, with a swooping, satiny aluminum panel on the left front that serves as a surprisingly convenient handle in concert with the more obvious pillar on the extreme right.
Because I'd been shown the prototype of Theta's Generation VIII at the 2002 Consumer Electronics Show and been regaled with its blandishments by Neil Sinclair, I was not exactly panting for its arrival as 2003 began winding down.
www.stereophile.com /digitalsourcereviews/204theta   (1418 words)

 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Theta Chi Fraternity Delta Theta Chapter bestowed upon Specialist Drake Honorary Membership into Theta Chi and was awarded a set of Chapter Letters.
Theta Chi Fraternity is a social fraternity at The University of Toledo.
Theta Chi has also helped other Greek organizations in their activities as well.
www.utthetachi.org   (283 words)

 Vianna's Nature's Path — Theta Healing
Theta Healing can be most easily described as an attainable miracle for your life.
Because Theta Healing is taught and based upon God's unconditional love, you will feel at ease as you learn and experience this for yourself.
Theta Healing has already helped thousands of people in countries around the world, regardless of age, gender, sex, religion or race.
www.thetahealing.com   (579 words)

 The History of Phi Delta Theta
Phi Delta Theta was founded by six men of the cloth on December 26th, 1848 at Miami (OH).
Phi Delta Theta quickly spread across the country, becoming the first fraternity to expand West of the Mississippi.
Perhaps the most famous member of Phi Delta Theta is Lou Gehrig, the Yankees Hall of Fame first basemen graduated from Columbia in 1925.
phi.delta.theta.washcoll.edu /history.html   (323 words)

 Phi Delta Theta MD Beta
During the early meetings, the founders wrote The Bond of Phi Delta Theta, which is the fundamental law of the Fraternity.
Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Chi were the first three fraternities founded at Miami University, so they are known as the Miami Triad.
The men of Phi Delta Theta tell of the tremendous support that exists between brothers and how, during their college years, they developed self-confidence, leadership qualities, and a belief in the strength of their abilities.
www.geocities.com /phideltmd/home.html   (764 words)

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Programming Methodology Group Memo 88This research was supported in part by the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Department of Defense, monitored by the Office of Naval Research under contract N00014-91-J-4136 and in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant CCR-8822158.
The authors also wish to thank all the members of the Programming Methodology Group at MIT for their help and suggestions; there were many group meetings that helped us refine the Theta design.
Theta is largely derived from CLU, but has also been influenced by Trellis/Owl, Modula-3, C++, and Emerald.
www.pmg.lcs.mit.edu /papers/thetaref   (164 words)

 Nicholls State University - Greek Life - Delta Sigma Theta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is, and remains, one of the most dynamic and innovative organizations in America.
The Xi Theta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was the first African-American sorority to be chartered on the Nicholls State campus on February 9, 1979.
Xi Theta promotes social interaction for all NSU students during the annual Delta Daze festivities with activities such as the Delta Tea, Lyricist Lounge, and the Crimson and Cream Ball.
www.nicholls.edu /greek/greek/delta_sigma_theta.html   (242 words)

 Kappa Alpha Theta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kappa Alpha Theta is primarily a college organization composed of undergraduate members affiliated with college chapters at accredited colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, Kappa Alpha Theta exists to nurture each member throughout her college and alumnae experience and to offer a lifelong opportunity for social, intellectual and moral growth as she meets the higher and broader demands of mature life.
The Theta chapter, Epsilon Zeta was the first Kappa Alpha Theta chapter to be established in Mississippi.
www.olemiss.edu /orgs/kat/about.html   (730 words)

 What Exactly is Phi Alpa Theta?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Phi Alpha Theta was organized at the University of Arkansas on March 17, 1921.
At the same time, Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society the objective of which is the promotion of the study of History through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and thought among historians.
Phi Alpha Theta serves as the base for a larger History Club which is open to all students--regardless of major--at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
www.pitt.edu /~pnewman/pat.html   (987 words)

 Theta Microelectronics, Inc. | Careers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Like the wireless semiconductor industry it supports, Theta Microelectronics offers a pioneering, high-growth, stimulating working environment where everyone's contribution is valued and critical to the company's success.
With locations in Athens, Greece and Palo Alto California, Theta Microelectronics is at the heart of the wireless communications industry.
Theta Microelectronics is committed to providing challenging career growth opportunities for recent college graduates.
www.thetamicro.com /html/career.htm   (250 words)

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