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To buy or not to buy : considerations in the decision to purchase long-term care insurance
This report presents findings from a survey of a random sample of retired teachers who were given the opportunity to buy long-term care insurance. Characteristics that distinguish purchasers from nonpurchasers are identified.
Comprehensive Description and Critical Analysis of Object-Oriented Software Development
Object-orientation and the object model underlie a simple, intuitive, and useful approach to software development that has great potential for significantly improving the software development process. Object-orientation ...
System Programming - The Human and the Machine
The purpose of this paper is to document my experiences in planning, generating, and modifying the IBM VM/SP operating system (systems programming), survey literature on systems programming, and to draw conclusions as to ...
Experiments on the Efficiency of Cluster Searches
The efficiency of various cluster based retrieval (CBR) strategies is analyzed. The possibility of combining CBR and inverted index search (11s) is investigated. A method for combining the two approaches is proposed and ...
Experiments on Incremental Clustering
Clustering of very large document databases is essential to reduce the spacehime complexity of information retrieval. The periodic updating of clusters is required due to the dynamic nature of databases. An algorithm for ...