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by WaaghBakri
November 15th, 2006, 8:21 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Database Schema & IP
Replies: 2
Views: 88568

Database Schema & IP

Thanks for the info/opinion. Do appreciate it...
by WaaghBakri
November 15th, 2006, 2:03 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Database Schema & IP
Replies: 2
Views: 88568

Database Schema & IP

Is a company's database schema it's intellectual property? Thanks.
by WaaghBakri
December 31st, 2003, 2:10 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Free boundary problems
Replies: 2
Views: 189258

Free boundary problems

<t>Some keywords you might want to try:water waves, jets, groundwater flows, cavitation, ....For water waves try the excellent book by CC Mei ..... I think/believe most of the above tend to be ideal fluid flows consequently the PDE tends to be linear while the BCs tend to be nonlinear.......IAnother...
by WaaghBakri
July 27th, 2003, 7:17 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Off shore IT body shops
Replies: 74
Views: 192290

Off shore IT body shops

<t>Can't pinpoint it anymore, but in the last month or so I believe AT Kearney had report out on the matter. If I recall correctly, the news release based on that report mentioned that Wall St. is expected to lose around 500,000 jobs over the next 2-3 years to Russia, India & China. Hmmm....does...
by WaaghBakri
July 27th, 2003, 1:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: needless bureaucracy
Replies: 11
Views: 189967

needless bureaucracy

And, please don't mention the word "metrics", I'm still allergic to it......
by WaaghBakri
July 27th, 2003, 1:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: needless bureaucracy
Replies: 11
Views: 189967

needless bureaucracy

<t>This shit drives me nuts.It drove me nuts too - useless meetings, fancy powerpoints always with "what needs to be done", "where we are" ...blah blah blah BLAH!! And, the useless reports!! Massive rehash jobs (pluck from here & pluck from there). But then after a while my natural defenses step...
by WaaghBakri
July 22nd, 2003, 4:07 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Statistics: Distributions Choices
Replies: 3
Views: 189480

Statistics: Distributions Choices

<t>The sample covariance, s_xy = (1/[N-1]) * sum_{i=1,N} (x_i - m_x)*(y_i - m_y)If x & y are normally distributed then the sample correlation is a ML estimator and given by r = s_xy / (s_x * s_y)where all the above statistics are sample statistics. m_x & m_y the sample mean. As it stands the...
by WaaghBakri
July 22nd, 2003, 2:58 pm
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Love it or leave it: The new Look of Wilmott.com
Replies: 59
Views: 193525

Love it or leave it: The new Look of Wilmott.com

Yeah, regarding the colors "hurting" the eyes, I agree. Blue is a much "colder" color than the previous one. Too much "white" here......
by WaaghBakri
July 22nd, 2003, 2:49 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Statistics: Distributions Choices
Replies: 3
Views: 189480

Statistics: Distributions Choices

What is distribution of the underlying data? Isn't the choice & distribution of the estimators dependent on the nature of the underlying data? Curious ....
by WaaghBakri
June 19th, 2003, 5:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Could the Israeli-Palestinian conflict actually be close to resolution?
Replies: 20
Views: 192266

Could the Israeli-Palestinian conflict actually be close to resolution?

<t>What I have outlined above is the content of a book the realization of whose plan and the incorporation of whose details would perhaps be impossible; what I have written is a second or third draft of a preliminary version of this book - Michael Spivak, A Comprehensive Introduction to Differential...
by WaaghBakri
June 8th, 2003, 3:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amusing Quotes
Replies: 401
Views: 208796

Amusing Quotes

And, coming soon?WMD - Weapons of Mass Delusion
by WaaghBakri
June 8th, 2003, 3:58 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amusing Quotes
Replies: 401
Views: 208796

Amusing Quotes

"Weapons of Mass Destruction"
by WaaghBakri
June 8th, 2003, 3:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best Movie one liners
Replies: 509
Views: 213899

Best Movie one liners

"You are such a boy-scout, Jack...........you don't happen to have one of these, 'Get out-of-jail for free,' do you?"A Washington veteran to Jack "Boy-Scout" Ryan, as he waves a presidential(?) order for covert operations. Movie - "Clear and Present Danger."
by WaaghBakri
June 2nd, 2003, 9:31 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Brainteaser
Replies: 39
Views: 193796

Brainteaser

<t>kr, I'm not sure the reason for your accusations. I am beginning to suspect whether it was my use of the words "associationally constrained" and the fact that it followed your post? If so, please rest assured that there are no negative connotations implied in my use of the word "constrained." The...
by WaaghBakri
June 2nd, 2003, 8:43 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Brainteaser
Replies: 39
Views: 193796

Brainteaser

<t>Not guilty as charged. No consipiracies here. Just happened to come across a few of these yesterday..... so thought I'd toss them out. I've always enjoyed reading these when posed by others, and am only sharing the one's I've come across. Felt some might enjoy them without having to hunt them dow...
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