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CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Consistent with the relationship between behavioral health centrality and total health care utilization, the likelihood of any inpatient admission and the total number of expected admissions decreased as the centrality of behavioral health increased within a care community.
In terms of the total value of the centrality index, we observed an accentuated difference between the most central countries and the others.
The social networks theory offers a range of metrics to describe the centrality of an agent's position in a network besides betweenness centrality (Wasserman and Faust, 1994).
* Which centrality is effective in supporting learning in the seamless learning environment?
The literature has most often applied centrality metrics to study shock transmission and granularity, often within a single country, rather than productivity in a cross-country setting as we do here.
Then, the company would conduct a survey to collect data on key customer's (along the value streams of activity) observations of the brand's centrality and individuality on a self-developed scale (1 to 5, or 1-10, etc.).
She showed that in Move 1, the research topic is promoted through highlighting its importance (claiming centrality); in Move 2, the gap is promoted by presenting the inadequacy of prior research so as to justify the conduction of further research (indicating gaps), and in Move 3, the research is promoted on the basis of the possible contributions it can offer to the discipline (announcing principal findings).
--Closeness Centrality is based on the average distance.
* The most influential decisions calculated by closeness centrality measures in sexual harassment network is Jagmohan Singh v UP (0.43), Madras v VG Row (0.40) and RMD Chamarbaugwalla v the Union of India (0.40)
"Similarly, a higher centrality value means that a particular path within the material is dealing with more force 'traffic,' and should be monitored more closely or perhaps shored up in some way."
Theoretical and empirical work finds network centrality critical to the efficiency of information flows.
We used Pajek to calculate centrality and Stata14 to do other data processing.