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THREAD. A figurative expression used to signify the central line of a stream or water course. Harg. Tracts, 5; 4 Mason's Rep. 397; Holt's R. 490. Vide Filum aguae; Island; Water course; River.

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1-978-256- 1300; Troy McCombs of Coltrin & Associates, +1-212-221-1616; or Karl Hutchinson of Erlang Technology, Inc.
The NEC Electronics partnership with Erlang allows us to continue delivering on our commitment to provide customers with a broad range of networking solutions," said Dr.
AWO overcame the agent requirements forecasting flaws in Erlang C with queuing models capturing abandonments correctly for non-skills based environments.
However, using the Erlang G algorithm and assuming an industry standard service level of 80 percent of calls answered on average in 20 seconds, they calculate that "a centralized reference center could handle all of the 3,016,619 million questions with a reference staff of only 67, a 42 percent reduction of the 116 staff required to handle reference services as we now provide it" (p.
The API is easily integrated into existing middleware environments with support for Java, PHP, Objective C, Erlang, Ruby, and Python languages.
The building was designed by the architect Wilfried Beck Erlang and resembles the Stuttgart Planetarium, which Erlang also designed.
The expansion plans will seek to add 50 Python and Erlang engineers, as well as additional 25 marketing and operations staff, to support the Company's future ambitions in the UK and abroad.
The line SD02xSD03 of Erlang mountainous chicken was employed in the current study, which is a breeding population by Sichuan Agricultural University.
For a robust MRF solution, Lindenbaum has opted for Erlang and the Open Telephony Platform (OTP).
In circuit-switched networks, for example, the voice traffic transmitted is measured in minutes, whereas an Erlang is a statistical measure of the offered traffic load.
Following his data analysis, he found that the best models for headways in low, medium and high levels of flow were negative-exponential, shifted-exponential and Erlang distributions, respectively.
Erlang Solutions Limited has been awarded two grants, totalling [euro] 800,000, for research into the use of the Erlang programming language in multi-core computing.