A.M.A. Recognizes Obesity as a Disease

The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease, a move that could induce physicians to pay more attention to the condition and spur more insurers to pay for treatments. In making the decision, delegates at the association’s annual meeting in Chicago overrode a recommendation against doing so by a committee that had studied the matter. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans,” Dr. Patrice Harris, a member of the association’s board, said in a statement.

How to restore Windows XP to a previous state

Support for Windows XP has ended To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information, refer to this Microsoft webpage: Support is ending for some versions of Windows On This Page INTRODUCTION More information Note  To perform the System Restore, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator. If your computer is part of a network, you might have to ask the system administrator for help. Click Start, and then click Run. Type the following command in the Run dialog box, and then click OK : Use one of the appropriate steps, depending on the result.

A bayesian computer vision system for modeling human interactions


4072 Donald Bren Hall (Office) 3019 Donald Bren Hall (Mailing address) Irvine, CA 92697-3435 dramanan@ics. uci. edu 949-824-4893 (phone) 949-824-4056 (fax) Research Our group works on computer vision. machine learning. and computer graphics. with a focus on statistical methods for analyzing images and video. Our research tends to explore theoretical issues (such as knowlege representation and large-scale learning) that are firmly grounded in concrete applications (such as visual search and video surveillance). Historically, it has been difficult to transfer algorithms that work in controlled lab settings to unconstrained ``in-the-wild'' footage.

For $2 a Star, an Online Retailer Gets 5-Star Product Reviews

In the brutal world of online commerce, where a competing product is just a click away, retailers need all the juice they can get to close a sale. Some exalt themselves by anonymously posting their own laudatory reviews. Now there is an even simpler approach: offering a refund to customers in exchange for a write-up. By the time VIP Deals ended its rebate on Amazon. com late last month, its leather case for the Kindle Fire was receiving the sort of acclaim once reserved for the likes of Kim Jong-il. Hundreds of reviewers proclaimed the case a marvel, a delight, exactly what they needed to achieve bliss.

4 components of computer system


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2d computer animation software

Creating 2D Animation Two-dimensional animation is created through a series of images quickly flashing through several frames a minute. Each image is slightly altered in each frame, as desired, so that when played in sequence, they result in seamless changes and gradual movements. Programs Used Modern animators have gravitated away from drawing two-dimensional images on paper. A variety of computer software programs aid in the creation of 2D animation. Programs include: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects as well as Apple Motion and Macromedia Flash.

2 operating systems on 1 computer

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