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  Barotropic Dynamics of the Beta-Gyres and Beta-Drift
The movement of a symmetric vortex embedded in a resting environment with a constant planetary vorticity gradient (the beta drift) is investigated with a shallow-water model.
The evolution of the beta gyres is characterized by develop-ment/decay, gyration, and radial movement.
The outward shift of the outer beta gyres is initiated by advection of symmetric vorticity by beta gyres relative to the drifting velocity of the vortex.
www.soest.hawaii.edu /MET/Faculty/bwang/bw/pubs/28.html   (1294 words)

 Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi
Beta Theta Pi grew from its roots on the frontier to be a truly pioneering fraternity.
Leading the way in the Greek movement Beta was the first fraternity to adopt a truly national point of view with a determination to be represented in all sections of the United States, and ultimately throughtout Canada as well.
Beta was also the first to recognize the strength of chapters at state-supported schools establishing chapters at Indiana and Michigan Universities as the first on campuses of state institutions.
www.wm.edu /so/betathetapi/history   (304 words)

 Wikinfo | Beta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beta should not be confused with a similar-looking but unrelated letter in German language orthography, ß, which denotes a voiceless "s" sound.
The beta distribution is a probability distribution defined in terms of the beta function.
In visual psychology, beta movement is a perceptual illusion in which a sequence of still images appears to be moving.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Beta   (510 words)

 Beta blockers Information on Healthline
Beta blockers, also known as beta antagonists, are a class of drugs that were first developed for the treatment of certain heart conditions and hypertension.
Later, beta blockers were also found to be useful in glaucoma, migraine, and some psychiatric disorders such as performance anxiety, tremors secondary to lithium, and movement disorders that are caused by some drugs used in the treatment of psychosis.
Beta blockers should be used with close physician monitoring in people with diabetes, since the symptoms of low blood sugar (increased heart rate, lightheadedness, and abnormal perspiration) may be not be recognized by patients.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/beta-blockers-1   (716 words)

 Beta movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beta movement is a perceptual illusion, described by Max Wertheimer in his 1912 Experimental Studies on the Seeing of Motion, whereby two or more still images are combined by the brain into surmised motion.
The classic beta phenomenon experiment involves a viewer or audience watching a screen, upon which the experimenter projects two images in succession.
Phi is not Beta – An explanation of the difference between the beta and phi phenomena.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beta_movement   (384 words)

 History of Beta
Beta Theta Pi became the sixth fraternity in order of founding and the first to originate west of the Allegheny Mountains.
As the history of the Greek movement developed, Beta Theta Pi was the first fraternity to adopt a truly national point of view with a determination to be adequately represented in all sections of the U.S. and ultimately, now, throughout Canada as well.
While brotherhood serves as the cornerstone of Beta Theta Pi, this lasting bond of friendship is cultivated by being a part of a group of individuals who share the same goals and values, constantly supporting each other in the pursuit of social, moral and cultural excellence.
www.umaine.edu /beta/history/fraternity.html   (317 words)

 Beta Theta Pi - Zeta Tau Chapter of Saint Louis University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beta Theta Pi, originating on the frontier, was in every sense a pioneer fraternity, with the enthusiasm, courage, hope, foresight and determination so characteristic of this untouched region.
As a pioneer, too, Beta Theta Pi was the first to recognize the strength to come from chapters at state-supported institutions as compared with denominational and/or privately owned ones.
The Beta chapters at Miami, Ohio and Indiana Universities and the University of Michigan were the first fraternities on the campuses of state institutions.
www.slubeta.com /Beta-History   (405 words)

 Beta Max Introduces Portable Hoist with Variable Frequency Drives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beta Max Inc., a provider of material lifting solutions, introduces a new portable hoist with integrated variable frequency drive controller.
Beta Max's portable hoist with the addition of the VFD makes it suited for interior industrial applications.
Beta Max hoists contain a non-rotating cable to help keep loads from spinning while lifting and lowering.
www.ipnews.com /archives/material_handling/nov03/beta_max.htm   (259 words)

 Market outlook
Beta is a very imperfect measure of the risk in owning a stock.
The answer is a definitive no. A portfolio of high Beta stocks clearly does not generate a higher return over time than a portfolio of low Beta stocks.
Essentially, high Beta stocks are expected to generate big gains if the market goes up but are also expected to generate big losses if the market goes down.
www.rashaduniversity.com /marketoutlook1.html   (784 words)

 Political Crisis in Serbia: Movements from the South
A well informed official of the Socialist Party of Serbia told BETA that the party leadership had failed to produce an elaborated, transparent and effective concept to overcome the crisis, and that all decisions were made on a daily basis.
The Renewal Movement does not want a reshuffle of Bulatovic's cabinet, which the left bloc's offer implies, but rather the establishment of an interim government to be headed by a representative of the Democratic Party of Socialists.
Thereby, the movement practically supports the Montenegrin leadership, which demands that relations between Serbia and Montenegro be redefined, and that Montenegro should enjoy a higher level of independence in relation with the federation.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/62/098.html   (2697 words)

 Beta & Calculating Beta - Technical Analysis
Beta is a risk measure comparing the volatility of a stock's price movement to the general market.
Beta is derived from a formula that measures the volatility of a stock compared to the volatility of the market in general (as measured by a market index such as the S&P 500, DJIA, etc).
High beta stocks react strongly to variations in the market, and low beta stocks are less affected by market variations.
www.chartfilter.com /reports/c6.htm   (467 words)

 MDS: Oscillatory Mechanism in Essential Tremor Differs From That in Parkinson's Disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
She and her coinvestigators wanted to document the postmovement beta synchronization of the motor cortex in the 2 conditions because power changes of the beta band are well localized and represent specific intracortical processes.
postmovement beta synchronization is a physiological indicator of information processing or of the idling state of the motor cortex and therefore is an appropriate parameter by which to compare the 2 conditions, she said.
After Fourier transformation, the investigators analyzed the event-related averaged changes of movement-reactive beta frequency in the approximately 2-second epochs around the conclusion of movement.
www.pslgroup.com /dg/2446D2.htm   (615 words)

 JPMorgan >> Fleming Asset Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It is that portion of a manager’s return that cannot be attributed to market movement.
Beta: Beta measures a fund's performance against a benchmark.
A manager with a beta greater than 1.0 is more volatile than the market, while a manager with a beta less than 1.0 is less volatile than the market.
im.jpmorgan.com /imweb/impub/products/hedgefunds/glossary.jsp   (710 words)

 DOI 10.1007/s00221-002-1244-0
Specifically, we found that, compared with the control condition in which subjects only looked at the visual metronome without making any movement, all the movement conditions were accompanied by a decrease of power in the alpha range (8-14 Hz) in sensorimotor channels of both hemispheres, and an increase of coherence among a subset of these channels.
The movement trajectories for all four conditions, as measured by the finger pressure time series, are summarized in Fig. 4.
This TRPow decrease phenomenon is analogous to the mu rhythm ERD in self-paced movement (Stancák Jr and Pfurtscheller
www.nsi.edu /users/chen/ebr_chen.html   (6843 words)

A stock with a high beta coefficient (in absolute terms), such as 6.30 or -6.30, is likely to have greater price percentage movement than the SandP 500 Index.
A Beta coefficient of -0.50 represents stock price movement that tends to be half as volatile of the SandP 500 Index, but one whose price tends to move in the opposite direction.
A Beta coefficient of -1.00 represents stock price movement that tends to have the same volatility as the SandP 500 Index, but one whose price tends to move in the opposite direction.
www.dailygraphs.com /Terms/beta.htm   (226 words)

 Beta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beta is the second letter of the Greek alphabet (β).
Beta (plasma physics), a plasma's ratio of thermal to magnetic energy density
Beta (news agency), a news agency in Serbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beta   (261 words)

 Beta Testing in XP
Beta testing, in its common form, is done very late in the development cycle.
A defect found during beta testing was probably injected, on the average, halfway from the last beta test until the current one.
If we do beta testing, then with the best of will and effort, there is still a chance that we'll get some feedback to which we wish to respond.
www.xprogramming.com /xpmag/jatBetaTesting.htm   (1405 words)

 Stafford Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Betas are a adaptation of Markowitz theory advanced by William Sharpe (another 1990 Nobel Prize recipient).
Betas vary by the periods (usually 36 months) selected by those setting the beta.
Weighting individual portfolio items by their beta, gives the overall beta for the portfolio (relative to market for the period selected).
www.staffordarts.com /investkiss/modporth.htm   (1543 words)

 Multimodal EEG analysis in man suggests impairment-specific changes in movement-related electric brain activity after ...
Group average activities for the period from 750 to 500 ms before movement onset (Readiness) and for the period from movement onset to 1000 ms after movement onset (Performance) are plotted as 27-channel topographical EEG maps.
Group average activities for the period from 750 to 500 ms before movement onset (Readiness) and for the period from movement onset to 1000 ms after movement onset (Performance) are plotted as 27-channel topographical EEG maps of proportional mean alpha activity compared with the baseline interval from 3.5 to 2.5 s before movement onset.
Group average activities for the period from 750 to 500 ms before movement onset (Readiness) and for the period from movement onset to 1000 ms after movement onset (Performance) are plotted as 27-channel topographical EEG maps of proportional mean beta activity compared with the baseline interval from 3.5 to 2.5 s before movement onset.
brain.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/full/123/12/2475   (6626 words)

 Testimonials on Beta Glucan
Brain cancer: Dizziness; drowsiness; abnormal eye movements or changes in vision; weakness, loss of feeling in arms or legs or difficulties in walking; fits or convulsions; changes in personality, memory or speech; headaches that tend to be worse in the morning and ease during the day, that may be accompanied by nausea or vomiting
A cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory tract characterized by inflammation (swelling and irritation with presence of extra immune cells) of the mucous membranes, sneezing, and sore throat.
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear affecting balance and hearing, characterized by abnormal sensation of movement (vertigo), dizziness, loss of hearing in one or both ears, and noises or ringing in the ear (tinnitus).
www.beta-glucan-info.com /testimonials.htm   (3229 words)

 Shaman S1T2L2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beta is one of the thirty-six elementals of consciousness, it Is equivalent to the concept of Will or Intent as guiding factors To the creative expressions of Alpha.
Beta is the Mirror which reflects the nature of Alpha (but is not Alpha) The continuous transmission of energies is the prime function Of Beta Beth.
Beta is the state of communication, mental, physical and verbal communications.
members.tripod.com /sunsup_bobbi/id14.htm   (1952 words)

 Active Worlds Help ~ Other Version 3.4 Browser Features
Movement downhill should be more natural, and you may notice your avatar eases to a stop instead of coming to an abrupt halt when you release the forward key.
Thanks to the hard work and patience of both the development team and the beta testers, movement in Active Worlds 3.4 has been greatly enhanced, and adjusted based on helpful feedback.
The addition of a jump key, the ability to customize movement controls, more realistic movement speeds and inertia, better slide and collision detection, and many other small changes add up to a new movement feel and support for future enhancement plans.
www.activeworlds.com /help/beta/browser34.html   (821 words)

 Beta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A simpler method in "accurately" determining beta is to simply look at the movement of the stock or fund versus an index over a period of time- say one year.
They suggest that current beta should be a reflection of past beta, firm size, debt ratio, variance of earnings, variance of cash flows, growth in earnings per share, market capitalization, dividend yield, debt to asset ratio and other ratios as well.
In summary, there probably should not be a wholesale reliance on beta as the only criteria used to determine the risk of a stock or portfolio.
www.efmoody.com /investments/beta.html   (566 words)

 Battlefleet 1915 Command & Movement
Vessels under a stop order must still move their minimum required movement for the turn, at which point they are considered at a complete stop.
The values shown on the metric circles are the amounts of movement used to reach those points along the circumference of the circle.
During each movement phase, vessels may change their actual speed by the equivalent of two propulsion boxes worth of movement.
www.wtj.com /games/beta/battlefleet_1915/rules_command_movement.htm   (1803 words)

 Planet LDS » family tree
We will be asking beta testers to do a series of tasks in the forums designed to test the system’s features to make sure they are ready for public use.
In our first beta test, most testers were family history center directors, consultants, and members who have done family history work in the past.
Since we are already inviting our testers from the first beta test to also participate in the second, we have all of the active family history enthusiasts we can include.
planet.kzion.com /?cat=3453   (14486 words)

Spatiotemporal patterns of beta desynchronization and gamma synchronization in corticographic data during self-paced movement.
Early onset of post-movement beta electroencephalogram synchronization in the supplementary motor area during self-paced finger movement in man.
Desynchronization and recovery of [beta] rhythms during brisk and slow self-paced finger movements in man.
www.cs.rit.edu /~sai6189/thesis/thesisBib.html   (2711 words)

 Movement Rate Effect on Activation and Functional Coupling of Motor Cortical Areas -- Toma et al. 88 (6): 3377 -- ...
A reduction of band-power is larger for the faster movements at both the alpha and beta1 bands.
For the faster rates, a transient rebound after the movement is less conspicuous and modulation decreases, almost reaching the steady-state at the 4-Hz rate.
Freund HJ, and Hefter H. The role of basal ganglia in rhythmic movement.
jn.physiology.org /cgi/content/full/88/6/3377   (4979 words)

 Portable Hoist features variable-frequency-drive controller., Beta Max, Inc.
Beta Max Inc., a leading provider of affordable material lifting solutions, introduces a new Portable Hoist with integrated Variable Frequency Drive Controller.
In addition, the Portable Hoist is equipped with a sturdy electrical controller with an overloading sensing device to protect the motor from damage caused by overwork or poor power supply.
Beta Max Inc., of Melbourne, Florida, has been providing the construction and restoration industries with alternate methods for lifting building materials for over 16 years.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/25530   (685 words)

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