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The effects of phosphodiesterase inhibitors on rat mast cells.

2005 (has links)
Kam Man Fai Afia. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves [195]-224). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Abstract --- p.i Acknowledgement --- p.v Publications --- p.vi Abbreviations --- p.vii Chapter 1. --- Introduction --- p.1 Chapter 1.1 --- The Mast Cell --- p.2 Chapter 1.1.1 --- Historical Perspective --- p.2 Chapter 1.1.2 --- Mast Cell Origin and Development --- p.3 Chapter 1.1.3 --- Mast Cell Heterogeneity --- p.5 Chapter 1.1.3.1 --- Rodent Mast Cell Heterogeneity --- p.5 Chapter 1.1.3.2 --- Human Mast Cell Heterogeneity --- p.7 Chapter 1.1.4 --- Mast Cell Mediators --- p.10 Chapter 1.1.4.1 --- Preformed Mediators --- p.11 Chapter 1.1.4.2 --- Newly Synthesized Lipid Mediators --- p.14 Chapter 1.1.4.3 --- Cytokines --- p.16 Chapter 1.1.5 --- Mast Cell Activation --- p.17 Chapter 1.1.5.1 --- Immunological Activation --- p.19 Chapter 1.1.5.1.1 --- FcεIR Activation and Protein Tyrosine Phosphorylation --- p.19 Chapter 1.1.5.1.2 --- Activation of Phospholipases --- p.20 Chapter 1.1.5.1.3 --- The Role of Calcium --- p.22 Chapter 1.1.5.1.3.1 --- Intracellular Calcium Mobilization --- p.23 Chapter 1.1.5.1.3.2 --- Calcium Influx --- p.24 Chapter 1.1.5.1.3.3 --- Mechanisms of Action of Calcium in Mast Cells --- p.28 Chapter 1.1.5.1.4 --- The Role of G-proteins --- p.30 Chapter 1.1.5.1.5. --- The Role of Cylic AMP --- p.33 Chapter 1.1.5.1.2.1 --- Mechanisms of Action of Cyclic AMP in Mast Cells --- p.36 Chapter 1.1.5.1.2.2 --- Implications for the Inhibitory Role of Cyclic AMP in Mast Cell Activation --- p.37 Chapter 1.2 --- The Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases --- p.39 Chapter 1.2.1 --- Introduction --- p.39 Chapter 1.2.2 --- Classification and Structure --- p.41 Chapter 1.2.3 --- Distribution and Physiological Functions of the Different PDE Families --- p.45 Chapter 1.2.4 --- Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors --- p.49 Chapter 1.2.4.1 --- Non-selective PDE Inhibitors --- p.50 Chapter 1.2.4.2 --- Selective PDE Inhibitors --- p.52 Chapter 1.2.4.2.1 --- PDE1 and PDE2 Inhibitors --- p.52 Chapter 1.2.4.2.2 --- PDE3 Inhibitors --- p.53 Chapter 1.2.4.2.3 --- PDE4 Inhibitors --- p.54 Chapter 1.2.4.2.4.1 --- PDE5 Inhibitors --- p.56 Chapter 2. --- Materials and Methods --- p.59 Chapter 2.1 --- Materials --- p.60 Chapter 2.1.1 --- Drugs --- p.60 Chapter 2.1.1.1 --- Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors --- p.60 Chapter 2.1.1.2 --- Mast Cell Secretagogues --- p.61 Chapter 2.1.2 --- Materials for Rat Peritoneal Mast Cell Experiments --- p.61 Chapter 2.1.2.1 --- Materials for Rat Sensitization --- p.61 Chapter 2.1.2.2 --- Materials for Buffers --- p.62 Chapter 2.1.2.3 --- Materials for Histamine Assay --- p.62 Chapter 2.1.2.4 --- Miscellaneous --- p.63 Chapter 2.1.3 --- Materials for RBL-2H3 Cell Line Experiments --- p.63 Chapter 2.1.3.1 --- Materials for Cell Culture --- p.63 Chapter 2.1.3.2 --- Materials for Cell Sensitization and Enzyme Release --- p.64 Chapter 2.1.3.3 --- Materials for β-Hexosaminidase Assay --- p.64 Chapter 2.1.3.4 --- Miscellaneous --- p.64 Chapter 2.2 --- Rat Peritoneal Mast Cell Experiments --- p.65 Chapter 2.2.1 --- Preparation of Buffers --- p.65 Chapter 2.2.2 --- Preparation of Stock Solutions --- p.66 Chapter 2.2.2.1 --- Mast Cell Secretagogue Stock Solutions --- p.66 Chapter 2.2.2.2 --- Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Stock Solutions --- p.66 Chapter 2.2.3 --- Animals and Cell Isolation --- p.71 Chapter 2.2.3.1 --- Animals --- p.71 Chapter 2.2.3.2 --- Sensitization of Animals --- p.71 Chapter 2.2.3.3 --- Cell Isolation --- p.71 Chapter 2.2.3.4 --- Cell Purification --- p.72 Chapter 2.2.3.5 --- Determination of Cell Number and Viability --- p.73 Chapter 2.2.4 --- General Protocol for Histamine Release and Histamine Measurement --- p.75 Chapter 2.2.4.1 --- Histamine Release --- p.75 Chapter 2.2.4.2 --- Spectrofluorometric Determination of Histamine Content --- p.76 Chapter 2.2.4.2.1 --- Manual Histamine Assay --- p.76 Chapter 2.2.4.2.2 --- Automated Histamine Assay --- p.78 Chapter 2.2.4.3 --- Calculation of Histamine Levels --- p.78 Chapter 2.2.4.4 --- Presentation and Statistics --- p.79 Chapter 2.3 --- RBL-2H3 Cell Line Experiments --- p.80 Chapter 2.3.1 --- Preparation of Stock Solutions --- p.80 Chapter 2.3.2 --- Preparation of Materials for Enzyme Release and Assay --- p.81 Chapter 2.3.2.1 --- Cell Culture --- p.81 Chapter 2.3.2.2 --- Preparation of Cells for β-Hexosaminidase Release Experiments --- p.82 Chapter 2.3.2.3 --- β-Hexosaminidase Release --- p.82 Chapter 2.3.2.4 --- β-Hexosaminidase Assay --- p.83 Chapter 3. --- Effects of Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors on Mediator Release from Rat Mast Cells --- p.84 Chapter 3.1 --- Introduction --- p.85 Chapter 3.2 --- Materials and Methods --- p.87 Chapter 3.2.1 --- Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells --- p.87 Chapter 3.2.1.1 --- Experiments Employing Immunological Stimulus in RPMCs --- p.87 Chapter 3.2.1.2 --- Experiments Employing Non-Immunological Stimuli in RPMCs --- p.88 Chapter 3.2.2 --- Rat Basophilic Leukemia Cells --- p.88 Chapter 3.3 --- Results --- p.89 Chapter 3.3.1 --- Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells --- p.89 Chapter 3.3.1.1 --- Immunologically Activated Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells --- p.89 Chapter 3.3.1.1.1 --- Effects of Non-Selective PDE Inhibitors on Anti-IgE-Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.89 Chapter 3.3.1.1.2 --- Effects of Selective PDE1 and PDE2 Inhibitors on Anti-IgE- Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.90 Chapter 3.3.1.1.3 --- Effects of Selective PDE3 Inhibitors on Anti-IgE-Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.90 Chapter 3.3.1.1.4 --- Effects of Selective PDE4 Inhibitors on Anti-IgE-Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.91 Chapter 3.3.1.1.5 --- Effects of Selective PDE5 Inhibitors on Anti-IgE-Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.91 Chapter 3.3.1.2 --- Non-Immunologically Activated Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells --- p.92 Chapter 3.3.1.2.1 --- Effects of Selective PDE Inhibitors on Compound 48/80- Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.92 Chapter 3.3.1.2.2 --- Effects of Selective PDE Inhibitors on Histamine Release from RPMCs Stimulated by Calcium Ionophores --- p.93 Chapter 3.3.2 --- Rat Basophilic Leukemia Cells --- p.93 Chapter 3.3.2.1 --- Effects of Non-Selective PDE Inhibitors on Antigen-Mediated β-Hexosaminidase Release from RBL-2H3 Cells --- p.93 Chapter 3.3.2.2 --- Effects of Selective PDE Inhibitors on Antigen-Mediated β-Hexosaminidase Release from RBL-2H3 Cells --- p.94 Chapter 3.4 --- Discussion --- p.95 Chapter 3.4.1 --- Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells --- p.95 Chapter 3.4.1.1 --- Immunologically Activated RPMCs --- p.95 Chapter 3.4.1.2 --- Non-Immunologically Activated RPMCs --- p.99 Chapter 3.4.2 --- Rat Basophilic Leukemia Cells --- p.103 Chapter 4. --- Combined Effects of Selective Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors on Immunologically Induced Histamine from Rat Mast Cells --- p.143 Chapter 4.1 --- Introduction --- p.144 Chapter 4.2 --- Materials and Methods --- p.144 Chapter 4.2.1 --- Simultaneous Addition of PDE3 and PDE4 Inhibitors --- p.145 Chapter 4.2.2 --- Sequential Addition of PDE3 and PDE4 Inhibitors --- p.145 Chapter 4.3 --- Results --- p.146 Chapter 4.3.1 --- Effects of the Selective Inhibitors for PDE3 and PDE4 Alone: Calculation of the Expected Inhibition Curve --- p.146 Chapter 4.3.2 --- Effects of the Simultaneous Addition of PDE3 and PDE4 Inhibitors on Anti-IgE-Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.148 Chapter 4.3.2.1 --- Rolipram and Siguazodan --- p.148 Chapter 4.3.2.2 --- Ro 20-1724 and Siguazodan --- p.149 Chapter 4.3.2.3 --- Rolipram and Quazinone --- p.149 Chapter 4.3.2.4 --- Ro 20-1724 and Quazinone --- p.150 Chapter 4.3.3 --- Effects of the Sequential Addition of PDE3 and PDE4 Inhibitors on Anti-IgE-Mediated Histamine Release from RPMCs --- p.150 Chapter 4.3.3.1 --- Rolipram and Siguazodan --- p.150 Chapter 4.3.3.2 --- Ro 20-1724 and Siguazodan --- p.151 Chapter 4.3.3.3 --- Rolipram and Quazinone --- p.151 Chapter 4.3.3.4 --- Ro 20-1724 and Quazinone --- p.152 Chapter 4.4 --- Discussion --- p.153 Chapter 5. --- Future Directions --- p.191 Chapter 5.1 --- Future Directions --- p.192 References --- p.195
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Enhancing children's reading ability and vocabulary growth through dialogic reading and morphology training. Dialogic reading and morphology training

2005 (has links)
Chow Wing-yin. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 62-73). Abstracts in English and Chinese; questionnaires in Chinese. Acknowledgements --- p.i Table of contents --- p.iii Abstract (English) --- p.v Abstract (Chinese) --- p.vi Chapter Chapter One --- Introduction --- p.1 Emergent Literacy and Language Development Situation in Hong Kong Parent-child Reading Interaction during Parent-child Reading Dialogic Reading Dialogic Reading and Linguistic Skills Phonological Awareness and Chinese Acquisition Morphological Awareness and Chinese Acquisition "Objectives, Design and Hypothesis of the Present Study" Chapter Chapter Two --- Method --- p.22 Participants Measures Procedure Chapter Chapter Three --- Results --- p.35 Pretest Measures Storybook Identification Group Improvement Follow-up Questionnaire Responses to the Morphological Construction task Dialogic reading and morphology trainingiv Chapter Chapter Four --- Discussion --- p.49 Effectiveness of Dialogic Reading Effectiveness of Dialogic Reading with Morphology Training Effectiveness of Typical Reading Significance of the Results from the Present Study Limitations and Suggestions Conclusion References --- p.62 Appendices --- p.74 Chapter A. --- Children's questionnaire on reading Chapter B. --- Storybook identification task Chapter C. --- Demographic questionnaire Chapter D. --- Follow-up questionnaire for the dialogic reading condition Chapter E. --- Follow-up questionnaire for the dialogic reading with morphology condition Chapter F. --- Titles of storybooks Chapter G. --- Dialogic reading guideline Chapter H. --- Dialogic reading bookmark Chapter I. --- Morphology training guideline Chapter J. --- Sample items of morphological construction training Chapter K. --- Sample items of homophone training
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Carving jixiang 吉祥: a study of the symbolic language of wood carvings in Hong Kong's Chinese traditional buildings. Carving吉祥 Carving jixiang ji xiang: a study of the symbolic language of wood carvings in Hong Kong's Chinese traditional buildings. Carving ji xiang

2005 (has links)
Lo Ka Yu. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 334-341). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Lo Ka Yu. 論文擇要 --- p.i Abstract --- p.ii Acknowledgments --- p.iii Table of Content --- p.iv List of Figures --- p.vi List of Tables --- p.xv Introduction --- p.1 Chapter 1.1 --- Questions raised --- p.1 Chapter 1.2 --- Literature in Chinese wood carving and symbolic language --- p.11 Chapter 1.3 --- Methodology and field work --- p.26 Chapter 1.4 --- Content of the thesis --- p.29 Jixiang 吉祥 carvings --- p.30 Chapter 2.1 --- An exhibition of wishes --- p.30 Chapter 2.2 --- Chinese: People of symbols --- p.32 Chapter 2.3 --- Chinese Sense of Auspiciousness --- p.37 Chapter 2.4 --- Chinese House: symbols and jixiang 吉祥 --- p.41 Chapter 2.5 --- Jixiang 吉祥 motifs in wood carvings --- p.44 Chapter 2.6 --- "Motifs, symbols and symbolic language" --- p.47 Domestic Decorations --- p.55 Chapter 3.1 --- Tai Fu Tai 大夫第,San Tin 新田 --- p.57 Chapter 3.2 --- "No. 123 village house, San Tin 新田" --- p.104 Chapter 3.3 --- Ching Shu Hin 清暑軒,Ping Shan 屏山 --- p.107 Chapter 3.4 --- "No. 93 village house, Shui Tsan Tin Tsuen 水盞田村" --- p.141 Chapter 3.5 --- "No. 32&33 village houses, Ha Tin Liu Ha 下田寮下" --- p.143 Ceremonial Buildings --- p.147 Chapter 4.1 --- Man Ancestral Hall 文氏宗祠,San Tin 新田 --- p.149 Chapter 4.2 --- Man Lun Fung ancestral hall 麟峰文公祠,San Tin 新田 --- p.155 Chapter 4.3 --- Kun Ting Study Hall 覲廷書室,Ping Shan 屏山 --- p.171 Chapter 4.4 --- Wai Hing Study Hall 渭卿書室,Ping Shan 屏山 --- p.198 Chapter 4.5 --- Yan Dun Kong Study Hall 仁敦岡書室,Ping Shan 屏山 --- p.201 Chapter 4.6 --- Sin Sui Study Hall 善述書室,Lung Yeuk Tau 龍躍頭 --- p.217 Religious Buildings --- p.246 Chapter 5.1 --- Tung Shan Temple 東山古廟,San Tin 新田 --- p.248 Chapter 5.2 --- Kwan Tai Temple 關帝古廟,Tai O 大澳 --- p.251 Chapter 5.3 --- "Yeung Hau Temple 楊侯古廟, Tai O 大澳" --- p.262 Symbolic Language of Wood Carvings --- p.277 Chapter 6.1 --- Symbols - pictorial vocabularies --- p.277 Chapter 6.2 --- Symbolic meanings --- p.284 Chapter 6.3 --- Reading the Symbolic language --- p.287 Chapter 6.4 --- Dynamics of Symbolic Language --- p.312 Conclusion --- p.316 Appendix I --- p.319 Appendix II --- p.320 Appendix III --- p.321 Appendix IV --- p.323 Appendix V --- p.326 Appendix VI --- p.327 Bibliography --- p.334 Manuscripts before 1911 --- p.334 Works after 1911 --- p.336 Other References --- p.341
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Growth inhibitory effects of chlorophyllin on human breast carcinoma MCF-7 cells.

2005 (has links)
Kong Ka-lai. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 126-149). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Acknowledgements --- p.i Abstract --- p.ii Abstract (Chinese Version) --- p.vi Table of Contents --- p.ix List of Figures/Table --- p.xiii List of Abbreviations --- p.xvi Chapter Chapter 1 --- General Introduction Chapter 1.1 --- An Overview on Cancer --- p.1 Chapter 1.2 --- Biological Effects of Chlorophyllin --- p.7 Chapter 1.2.1 --- CHL as Photosensitizer --- p.7 Chapter 1.2.2 --- CHL as Antioxidant --- p.8 Chapter 1.2.3 --- CHL as Anticarcinogenic Agent --- p.9 Chapter 1.3 --- Regulation of Cell Cycle --- p.13 Chapter 1.3.1 --- Cell-Cycle Checkpoints --- p.13 Chapter 1.3.2 --- Cell-Cycle Regulatory Proteins --- p.15 Chapter 1.4 --- Regulation of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK) Signaling Cascade --- p.21 Chapter 1.5 --- Programmed Cell Death (or Apoptosis) --- p.27 Chapter 1.5.1 --- Regulation of Caspase-Dependent Apoptosis --- p.28 Chapter 1.5.2 --- Regulation of Caspase-Independent Cell Death --- p.32 Chapter 1.5.3 --- Bcl-2 Family Proteins in Modulation of Cell Death --- p.32 Chapter 1.6 --- In Vivo Antitumor Screening System --- p.37 Chapter 1.7 --- Aims of the Present Study --- p.38 Chapter Chapter 2 --- In Vitro Studies of the Anticancer Effect of Chlorophyllin Chapter 2.1 --- Introduction --- p.39 Chapter 2.1.1 --- DNA-Flow Cytometric Analysis --- p.51 Chapter 2.1.2 --- Western Blot Analysis --- p.54 Chapter 2.2 --- Materials and Methods --- p.56 Chapter 2.2.1 --- Maintenance of Cell Lines --- p.56 Chapter 2.2.2 --- Cytotoxic and Cytostatic Effects on the Cancer Cells --- p.56 Chapter 2.2.3 --- DNA-Flow Cytometric Analysis --- p.60 Chapter 2.2.4 --- Western Blot Analysis --- p.61 Chapter 2.2.5 --- JC-1 Mitochondrial Potential Sensor --- p.64 Chapter 2.2.6 --- Caspase Inhibitors --- p.65 Chapter 2.2.7 --- Statistical Analysis --- p.66 Chapter 2.2.8 --- Densitometric Analysis --- p.66 Chapter 2.3 --- Results --- p.67 Chapter 2.3.1 --- Effects of CHL on the Growth of Human Cancer Cells by MTT Assay --- p.67 Chapter 2.3.2 --- Effect of CHL on the Proliferation of MCF-7 Cells by Chemi-BrdU Incorporation --- p.69 Chapter 2.3.3 --- Effect of CHL on Cell Cycle of MCF-7 Cells --- p.71 Chapter 2.3.4 --- Effect of CHL on the Cyclin D1 Expression in MCF-7 Cells --- p.74 Chapter 2.3.5 --- Effects of CHL on JNK and c-Jun Expressions and Their Phosphorylations in MCF-7 Cells --- p.76 Chapter 2.3.6 --- Effect of CHL on DNA fragmentation in MCF-7 Cells --- p.78 Chapter 2.3.7 --- Effect of CHL on Mitochondrial Membrane Potential of MCF-7 Cells --- p.80 Chapter 2.3.8 --- Effects of CHL on the PARP Expression and Cleavage in MCF-7 Cells --- p.83 Chapter 2.3.9 --- "Effects of CHL on Bcl-2, Bcl-xL and Bad Expressions in MCF-7 Cells" --- p.85 Chapter 2.3.10 --- Effects of CHL on Caspase Activations in MCF-7 Cells --- p.88 Chapter 2.3.11 --- Effects of Caspase Inhibitors on the CHL-Induced Apoptosis in MCF-7 Cells --- p.90 Chapter 2.4 --- Discussion --- p.93 Chapter Chapter 3 --- In Vivo Studies of the Anticancer Effect of Chlorophyllin Chapter 3.1 --- Introduction --- p.104 Chapter 3.2 --- Materials and Methods --- p.106 Chapter 3.2.1 --- Transplantation of MCF-7 Cells into the Nude Mice and Treatment --- p.106 Chapter 3.2.2 --- Western Blot Analysis --- p.107 Chapter 3.2.3 --- Statistical Analysis --- p.107 Chapter 3.3 --- Results --- p.108 Chapter 3.3.1 --- In Vivo Antitumor Activity of CHL --- p.108 Chapter 3.3.2 --- In Vivo Effects of CHL on Cyclin D1 and Bcl-2 Expressions in MCF-7 Solid Tumor --- p.111 Chapter 3.4 --- Discussion --- p.113 Chapter Chapter 4 --- General Discussion --- p.115 References --- p.126
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The politics of political accountability in Hong Kong.

2005 (has links)
Chan Chi Yuen. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 246-265). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Acknowledgements --- p.i Table of Contents --- p.iii Abstract --- p.vii Chapter Chapter 1: --- Politics of Political Accountability in Hong Kong 一 The Research Puzzle and Questions --- p.1 Chapter 1.1 --- "Research Puzzle: Different Conception of ""Political Accountability""?" --- p.1 Chapter 1.2 --- Research Questions and Design --- p.4 Chapter 1.3 --- Significance of the Study --- p.6 Chapter Chapter 2: --- The Concept of Accountability - the Normative and Theoretical Issues --- p.8 Chapter 2.1 --- Accountability - Ideals and Actualities --- p.8 Chapter 2.2 --- Why Political Accountability? The Ideal of Rendering Account --- p.10 Chapter 2.2.1 --- The need of limited government --- p.10 Chapter 2.2.2 --- Concept of Accountability - a Kind of Political Control --- p.15 Chapter 2.2.3 --- "Rendering Account - Information, Reason and Sanctions" --- p.16 Chapter 2.3 --- Representation and Accountable Government: a Comparative Approach --- p.20 Chapter 2.4 --- The Desirability of Accountability - the Tactful Balance --- p.25 Chapter 2.5 --- The Limitation of Accountability - Informational Barrier --- p.34 Chapter Chapter 3: --- The Concept of Accountability 一 the Organizational Issues --- p.37 Chapter 3.1 --- Structural Components of Accountability --- p.37 Chapter 3.2 --- The Formal Organizational Components of Democratic Accountability --- p.40 Chapter 3.3 --- Vertical and Horizontal Accountability --- p.43 Chapter 3.4 --- Typology of Accountability --- p.46 Chapter 3.4.1 --- Classical dichotomy of political and administrative accountability --- p.46 Chapter 3.4.2 --- Political Accountability ´ؤ Vertical Accountability Agents --- p.49 Chapter 3.4.2.1 --- Elections/ Electoral sanctions --- p.51 Chapter 3.4.2.2 --- Other Popular Mechanisms --- p.57 Chapter 3.4.2.2.1 --- Pressure groups --- p.57 Chapter 3.4.2.2.2 --- Mass media --- p.60 Chapter 3.4.2.2.3 --- Political party --- p.62 Chapter 3.4.3 --- Political Accountability - Horizontal Accountability Agents --- p.63 Chapter 3.4.3.1 --- Accountability to Legislature --- p.63 Chapter 3.4.3.2 --- Presidential and Parliamentary Visions --- p.63 Chapter 3.4.3.3 --- Political accountability in British Ministerial System - the importance of Constitutional Conventions --- p.65 Chapter 3.4.3.3.1 --- Individual responsibility --- p.68 Chapter 3.4.3.3.2 --- Collective Responsibility --- p.69 Chapter 3.4.3.3.3 --- "Parliamentary Questions, Debates and Standing Committee" --- p.71 Chapter 3.4.4 --- Legal Accountability - Horizontal Accountability Agent --- p.74 Chapter 3.5 --- The Impact of New Public Management --- p.76 Chapter 3.6 --- Accountability in Today's Democratic Governance - a Convoluted Model --- p.82 Chapter 3.7 --- The Relevance to Hong Kong --- p.84 Chapter Chapter 4: --- The Principal Officials Accountability System - a Departure from the Colonial Legacy --- p.88 Chapter 4.1 --- Pre-POAS political situation of Hong Kong --- p.89 Chapter 4.2 --- The POAS Reform ´ؤ the Details and its Implications --- p.93 Chapter 4.2.1 --- "Ministerization of Bureaucratic Governance, Politicization of Administrative Governance" --- p.94 Chapter 4.2.2 --- Preservation of Civil Service Neutrality --- p.97 Chapter 4.2.3 --- Restructuring of the Executive Council --- p.99 Chapter Chapter 5: --- Structural Deficit of the POAS --- p.102 Chapter 5.1 --- The POAS: from Accountability Deficit to Structural Deficit --- p.103 Chapter 5.2 --- Institutional logic of the POAS - Centralization of Policy-making Power --- p.103 Chapter 5.3 --- Lack of vertical Sanctioning Mechanism --- p.105 Chapter 5.3.1 --- Election of the CE --- p.105 Chapter 5.3.2 --- Dual Accountability --- p.107 Chapter 5.3.3 --- Appointment of the Principal Officials --- p.110 Chapter 5.4 --- Horizontal Accountability and Lack of Constitutional Convention --- p.112 Chapter 5.5 --- Risk of Politicization of the Civil Service --- p.117 Chapter 5.6 --- Lack of Informational Accountability --- p.120 Chapter 5.7 --- Conclusions --- p.123 Chapter Chapter 6: --- Path Dependence and the Politics of Political Accountability in Hong Kong --- p.127 Chapter 6.1 --- Historical Institutionalism and Social Constructivism - Reciprocal Relationship between Structure and Agency --- p.128 Chapter 6.2 --- Endogenous Context for the POAS: Path of Hong Kong Politics --- p.130 Chapter 6.3 --- POAS: Two Phases of Institutional Evolution --- p.134 Chapter 6.3.1 --- Phase 1 - Birth of the POAS: Intra-elite Struggle for Dominance --- p.135 Chapter 6.3.1.1 --- The Legacy of Bureaucratic Government --- p.135 Chapter 6.3.1.2 --- The Internal Tension: “Presidential´ح Leadership vs Meritocracy --- p.137 Chapter 6.3.1.3 --- The Erosion of Performance Legitimacy of the Civil Service --- p.139 Chapter 6.3.1.4 --- The POAS: Reassertion of Executive Dominance --- p.140 Chapter 6.3.2 --- Phase 2 - Vicissitude under the POAS: Societal Struggle for Norms of Accountability --- p.141 Chapter 6.3.2.1 --- "The Nature of “Political Responsibility""" --- p.142 Chapter 6.3.2.2 --- The Lack of Institutional Guidance in Hong Kong --- p.145 Chapter 6.3.2.3 --- The Structural Divide of Mass and Elitist Politics --- p.146 Chapter 6.3.2.4 --- The Societal Tension: Efficiency vs Populist Vision of Accountability --- p.148 Chapter 6.4 --- Illustration: 3 Political Incidents --- p.150 Chapter 6.4.1 --- Penny Stocks Incident: the Debate on the Extent of Vicarious Responsibility --- p.150 Chapter 6.4.1.1 --- The Incident/ --- p.150 Chapter 6.4.1.2 --- Vicarious Responsibility --- p.152 Chapter 6.4.1.3 --- The Cleavage in the Legislature --- p.154 Chapter 6.4.1.4 --- Inquiry Panel and the Report --- p.158 Chapter 6.4.2 --- Car Buying Scandal: the Fight on the Severity of Personal Misconduct --- p.162 Chapter 6.4.2.1 --- The Incident --- p.163 Chapter 6.4.2.2 --- The Turning Point --- p.169 Chapter 6.4.2.3 --- Vote of No-confidence --- p.172 Chapter 6.4.3 --- Sloppy Handling of SARS: the Delineation of Political and Administrative Responsibility between Principal Officials and Civil Servants --- p.174 Chapter 6.4.3.1 --- The Incident --- p.174 Chapter 6.4.3.2 --- Administrative and Political Blunders --- p.176 Chapter 6.4.3.3 --- Post-SARS quest for Accountability before the July 1 Demonstration --- p.180 Chapter 6.5 --- Conclusions --- p.186 Chapter Chapter 7: --- Reconstruction of Conception: Interviews with Political Elites --- p.190 Chapter 7.1 --- The Importance of Political Conception --- p.190 Chapter 7.2 --- Methodological Issues of Elite Interview as a Research Method --- p.194 Chapter 7.3 --- The Interviews --- p.202 Chapter 7.4 --- POAS and the Conception of Political Accountability --- p.206 Chapter 7.4.1 --- Defining Political Responsibility --- p.206 Chapter 7.4.2 --- Accountability Mechanism --- p.209 Chapter 7.4.3 --- Conflicts of Representation --- p.215 Chapter 7.4.4 --- Criteria of Assessment --- p.221 Chapter 7.5 --- Conclusions --- p.225 Chapter Chapter 8: --- "Conclusions: Accountability System without Substance, Spirit and Opportunity to Maturate" --- p.227 Chapter 8.1 --- """Accountability without Democracy""? Or Something More?" --- p.227 Chapter 8.2 --- Politics of Political Accountability - the Wider Context --- p.228 Chapter 8.3 --- The POAS: Accountability System without Substance and Spirit --- p.231 Chapter 8.4 --- Politics of Accountability 一 Accountability System without the Opportunity to Maturate --- p.234 Reference --- p.239
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The motivation of successful English language learners in Hong Kong.

2005 (has links)
Chan Hoi Wing. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 202-209). Abstracts in English and Chinese. ABSTRACT (ENGLISH) --- p.i ABSTRACT (CHINSES) --- p.iii ACKNOWLEGEMENTS --- p.iv LIST OF FIGURE AND TABLES --- p.xi Chapter CHAPTER 1 --- INTRODUCTION --- p.1 Chapter CHAPTER 2 --- LITERATURE REVIEW --- p.5 Chapter 2.1 --- Introduction --- p.5 Chapter 2.2 --- Motivation in Second Language Learning Context --- p.6 Chapter 2.2.1 --- Social-psychological Approach to Motivation --- p.6 Chapter 2.2.2 --- Motivation in the Social-educational Model --- p.9 Chapter 2.2.2.1 --- The Motivation Constructs --- p.9 Chapter 2.2.2.2 --- Integrative and Instrumental Dimensions --- p.11 Chapter 2.2.2.3 --- Instrumental Motivation and Language Achievement --- p.13 Chapter 2.2.2.4 --- The Roles of Parents in Attitudes and Motivation --- p.14 Chapter 2.2.3 --- An Expansion of Motivation Constructs in Socio-educational Model --- p.16 Chapter 2.2.4 --- Causal Link between Motivation and L2 Achievement --- p.18 Chapter 2.3 --- Motivation in Foreign Language Learning Context --- p.19 Chapter 2.3.1 --- The Role of Instrumental Motivation --- p.19 Chapter 2.3.2 --- The Need for Achievement and Attributions about Past Failures --- p.20 Chapter 2.3.3 --- Linguistic Self-confidence --- p.21 Chapter 2.3.4 --- A Theoretical Framework of Motivation --- p.22 Chapter 2.4 --- Motivation as in Self-determination Theory --- p.25 Chapter 2.4.1 --- Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation --- p.25 Chapter 2.4.2 --- A Continuum --- p.25 Chapter 2.4.3 --- Intrinsic/Extrinsic Motivation and Language Outcome --- p.27 Chapter 2.5 --- Motivation and Autonomy --- p.28 Chapter 2.5.1 --- Motivation: An Outcome of Autonomy --- p.28 Chapter 2.5.2 --- Motivation: A Source of Autonomy --- p.29 Chapter 2.6 --- A Dynamic Approach of Motivation --- p.30 Chapter 2.6.1 --- A Qualitative Exploration of Motivation --- p.31 Chapter 2.7 --- Motivation and Language Learning Behaviour/Use --- p.34 Chapter 2.7.1 --- Investigation on Successful Language Learners --- p.34 Chapter 2.7.2 --- Language Learning Strategies of Successful Language Learners --- p.34 Chapter 2.7.3 --- Motivation and Language Learning Strategies --- p.35 Chapter 2.7.4 --- Motivation and Language Classroom Behaviour --- p.37 Chapter 2.8 --- Motivation to Learn English in the Local Context --- p.39 Chapter 2.8.1 --- English Learning in Hong Kong --- p.39 Chapter 2.8.2 --- Motivation Constructs in Hong Kong: An Overview --- p.41 Chapter 2.8.2.1 --- A Strong Instrumental Orientation --- p.41 Chapter 2.8.2.2 --- A Small Proportion of Integrative Motivation --- p.44 Chapter 2.8.2.3 --- A Dynamic Local Qualitative Study --- p.45 Chapter 2.8.2.3.1 --- Motivation and English achievement --- p.46 Chapter 2.8.2.3.2 --- The development of motivation --- p.47 Chapter 2.9 --- Rationale for Present Study --- p.50 Chapter 2.10 --- Summary --- p.52 Chapter CHAPTER 3 --- METHODOLOGY --- p.54 Chapter 3.1 --- Introduction --- p.54 Chapter 3.2 --- Research Design --- p.54 Chapter 3.2.1 --- Qualitative Research Paradigm --- p.54 Chapter 3.2.2 --- Limitations of Quantitative Paradigm --- p.55 Chapter 3.2.3 --- Longitudinal Qualitative Design --- p.56 Chapter 3.2.4 --- The Case Study Design --- p.56 Chapter 3.2.4.1 --- A Multiple Case Design --- p.58 Chapter 3.3 --- Participants --- p.58 Chapter 3.3.1 --- Selection Criteria for the Focused Cases --- p.60 Chapter 3.3.1.1 --- Demographic and Language Background --- p.60 Chapter 3.3.1.2 --- Examination Results --- p.60 Chapter 3.3.1.3 --- Level of Motivation --- p.61 Chapter 3.3.1.3.1 --- Survey --- p.61 Chapter 3.3.1.3.2 --- Language Learning Narrative --- p.62 Chapter 3.3.2 --- Profile of the Participants --- p.62 Chapter 3.4 --- Data Collection Instruments --- p.65 Chapter 3.4.1 --- Survey --- p.66 Chapter 3.4.1.1 --- Construction of the Survey --- p.67 Chapter 3.4.1.2 --- Design of the Survey --- p.69 Chapter 3.4.2 --- Language Learning Narrative --- p.71 Chapter 3.4.3 --- Semi-structured Interviews --- p.72 Chapter 3.4.3.1 --- Design of Interview Protocols --- p.73 Chapter 3.4.4 --- Pilot Testing --- p.75 Chapter 3.5 --- Data Collection --- p.76 Chapter 3.5.1 --- Survey --- p.76 Chapter 3.5.2 --- Language Learning Narrative --- p.78 Chapter 3.5.3 --- Semi-structured Interviews --- p.78 Chapter 3.6 --- Data Analysis --- p.79 Chapter 3.6.1 --- Survey --- p.80 Chapter 3.6.2 --- Language Learning Narrative --- p.80 Chapter 3.6.3 --- Semi-structured Interviews --- p.81 Chapter 3.6.4 --- Triangulation of Data --- p.82 Chapter 3.7 --- The Researcher's Role --- p.83 Chapter 3.8 --- Ethics --- p.84 Chapter 3.9 --- Validity and Reliability --- p.85 Chapter 3.9.1 --- Internal Validity --- p.85 Chapter 3.9.2 --- External Validity --- p.85 Chapter 3.9.3 --- Reliability --- p.85 Chapter 3.10 --- Summary --- p.86 Chapter CHAPTER 4 --- FINDINGS AND ANALYSIS --- p.88 Chapter 4.1 --- Introduction --- p.88 Chapter 4.2 --- Primary Level --- p.88 Chapter 4.2.1 --- Perceived Level of Motivation and Reasons for Learning English --- p.89 Chapter 4.2.2 --- Contextual Factors --- p.95 Chapter 4.2.2.1 --- Influence of Teachers --- p.95 Chapter 4.2.2.2 --- Achievement --- p.100 Chapter 4.2.2.2.1 --- Praise from Teachers and Parents --- p.100 Chapter 4.2.2.2.2 --- Academic Performance --- p.101 Chapter 4.2.2.2.3 --- A Reciprocal Relationship --- p.102 Chapter 4.2.2.3 --- Examination Pressure --- p.103 Chapter 4.2.2.4 --- Extra-curricular Activities --- p.105 Chapter 4.2.2.5 --- Parental Influence --- p.107 Chapter 4.2.2.5.1 --- Source of Pressure --- p.107 Chapter 4.2.2.5.2 --- Physical Punishment --- p.109 Chapter 4.2.2.5.3 --- Being a Teacher --- p.111 Chapter 4.2.2.5.4 --- A Fellow Learner and Role Model of English --- p.113 Chapter 4.2.3 --- Summary --- p.114 Chapter 4.3 --- Secondary Level --- p.116 Chapter 4.3.1 --- Perceived Level of Motivation --- p.116 Chapter 4.3.2 --- Reasons for Learning English --- p.119 Chapter 4.3.2.1 --- Instrumental Orientation --- p.120 Chapter 4.3.2.2 --- Interest in English --- p.121 Chapter 4.3.2.3 --- Socio-cultural Orientation --- p.125 Chapter 4.3.2.4 --- Travel Orientation --- p.126 Chapter 4.3.2.5 --- Knowledge Orientation --- p.128 Chapter 4.3.3 --- Contextual Factors --- p.129 Chapter 4.3.3.1 --- Influence of Teachers --- p.129 Chapter 4.3.3.2 --- Achievement --- p.134 Chapter 4.3.3.3 --- Examination Pressure --- p.138 Chapter 4.3.3.4 --- Awareness of Weaknesses --- p.139 Chapter 4.3.3.5 --- Extra-curricular Activities --- p.141 Chapter 4.3.3.6 --- Parental Influence --- p.143 Chapter 4.3.3.6.1 --- Positive Influence --- p.144 Chapter 4.3.3.6.2 --- Negative Influence --- p.145 Chapter 4.3.3.7 --- Influence of Sibling --- p.146 Chapter 4.3.3.8 --- Tutorial work --- p.147 Chapter 4.3.3.9 --- Exposure to English when Traveling --- p.148 Chapter 4.3.4 --- Summary --- p.149 Chapter 4.4 --- Tertiary Level --- p.150 Chapter 4.4.1 --- Perceived Level of Motivation --- p.150 Chapter 4.4.2 --- Reasons for Learning English --- p.158 Chapter 4.4.2.1 --- Instrument Orientation --- p.159 Chapter 4.4.2.2 --- Interest in English --- p.160 Chapter 4.4.2.3 --- Socio-cultural and Travel Orientation --- p.161 Chapter 4.4.2.4 --- Knowledge Orientation --- p.163 Chapter 4.4.3 --- Contextual Factors --- p.163 Chapter 4.4.3.1 --- Coursework --- p.163 Chapter 4.4.3.2 --- Influence of Classmates --- p.165 Chapter 4.4.3.3 --- Achievement --- p.166 Chapter 4.4.3.4 --- Extra-curricular Activities --- p.168 Chapter 4.4.3.5 --- Tutorial Work --- p.171 Chapter 4.4.3.6 --- Expectation of Others in the Community --- p.171 Chapter 4.4.3.7 --- Parental Influence --- p.172 Chapter 4.4.3.8 --- Influence of Sibling --- p.173 Chapter 4.4.4 --- Summary --- p.173 Chapter CHAPTER 5 --- CONCLUSIONS --- p.175 Chapter 5.1 --- Introduction --- p.175 Chapter 5.2 --- Guiding Question One --- p.175 Chapter 5.2.1 --- Motivation at Primary Level --- p.175 Chapter 5.2.2 --- Motivation at Secondary Level --- p.178 Chapter 5.2.3 --- Motivation at Tertiary Level --- p.182 Chapter 5.3 --- Guiding Question Two --- p.185 Chapter 5.3.1 --- Perceived Level of Motivation --- p.185 Chapter 5.3.2 --- Reasons for Learning English --- p.185 Chapter 5.3.3 --- Contextual Factors --- p.187 Chapter 5.4 --- Guiding Question Three --- p.190 Chapter 5.4.1 --- Primary Level --- p.190 Chapter 5.4.1.1 --- English Teachers --- p.190 Chapter 5.4.1.2 --- Parents --- p.191 Chapter 5.4.2 --- Secondary Level --- p.192 Chapter 5.4.2.1 --- English Teachers (In General) --- p.192 Chapter 5.4.2.2 --- Native English-speaking Teachers (NETs) --- p.193 Chapter 5.4.2.3 --- Parents --- p.194 Chapter 5.4.2.4 --- Students --- p.194 Chapter 5.4.3 --- Tertiary Level --- p.195 Chapter 5.4.3.1 --- Institutions --- p.195 Chapter 5.4.3.2 --- Parents --- p.196 Chapter 5.4.3.3 --- Students --- p.196 Chapter 5.5 --- Contributions of the Present Study --- p.197 Chapter 5.6 --- Limitations of the Present Study --- p.198 Chapter 5.7 --- Suggestions for Future Studies --- p.199 Chapter 5.8 --- Summary --- p.200 REFERENCES --- p.202 APPENDICES Appendix A Questionnaire --- p.210 Appendix B Interview Protocols (Primary Level) --- p.214 Appendix C Interview Protocols (Secondary Level) --- p.217 Appendix D Interview Protocols (Tertiary Level) --- p.221 Appendix E Cover Letter --- p.235 Appendix F Consent Form --- p.236
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Financing basic education in China: county differences and policy implications.

2005 (has links)
Tung Yan Wah. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 83-87). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Abstract --- p.i 摘要 --- p.ii Acknowledgement --- p.iii Table of Contents --- p.iv List of Tables --- p.v Chapter Chapter 1 --- Introduction --- p.1 Chapter 1.1 --- History of education financing --- p.2 Chapter 1.2 --- Fiscal system and the financing of rural education --- p.4 Chapter 1.3 --- Purpose of this study --- p.8 Chapter Chapter 2 --- Literature Review --- p.11 Chapter 2.1 --- Problems and issues --- p.11 Chapter 2.2 --- Disparity in education provision --- p.14 Chapter 2.3 --- Factors explaining variations in education expenditure: regression analysis --- p.19 Chapter 2.4 --- Financing arrangement --- p.21 Chapter 2.5 --- Concluding remarks --- p.26 Chapter Chapter 3 --- Methodology --- p.28 Chapter 3.1 --- Estimation of degree of provision --- p.28 Chapter 3.2 --- Regression analysis --- p.35 Chapter 3.3 --- Education transfer mechanism --- p.39 Chapter 3.4 --- Concluding remarks --- p.42 Chapter Chapter 4 --- Results and Discussion --- p.43 Chapter 4.1 --- Degree of provision --- p.43 Chapter 4.2 --- Regression results --- p.47 Chapter 4.3 --- Education transfer mechanism --- p.49 Chapter 4.4 --- Concluding remarks --- p.53 Chapter Chapter 5 --- Conclusion --- p.55 Appendix 1 Box 1 --- p.59 Appendix 2 Tables --- p.60 References --- p.83
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SARS, lies and the stock market.

2005 (has links)
Tang Lok Ming. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 86-87). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Chapter 1. --- Introduction --- p.1 Chapter 2. --- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) --- p.8 Chapter 2.1 --- Nature of SARS --- p.8 Chapter 2.2 --- Impacts of SARS --- p.9 Chapter 2.3 --- Literature of SARS --- p.13 Chapter 2.4 --- Evolution of SARS in Mainland China --- p.16 Chapter 3. --- Event Study Methodology --- p.18 Chapter 4. --- Data --- p.24 Chapter 5. --- Results --- p.25 Chapter 5.1 --- Hong Kong --- p.26 Chapter 5.2 --- Mainland China --- p.31 Chapter 6. --- Conclusion --- p.47 Figures --- p.50 Tables --- p.59 Appendix --- p.64 References --- p.86
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Theoretical study of the structures, energetics and reactions of some chemical systems.

2005 (has links)
Lam Chow Shing. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references. Abstracts in English and Chinese. Thesis Examination Committee --- p.i Abstract --- p.ii Acknowledgements --- p.iv Table of Contents --- p.v List of Tables --- p.vii List of Figures --- p.viii Chapter Chapter 1 --- Introduction --- p.1 Chapter 1.1 --- The Gaussian-3 Method --- p.1 Chapter 1.2 --- The G3 Method with Reduced MΦller- Plesset Order and Basis Set --- p.2 Chapter 1.3 --- Density Functional Theory (DFT) --- p.3 Chapter 1.4 --- Calculation of Thermodynamical Data --- p.3 Chapter 1.5 --- Remark on the Location of Transition Structures --- p.3 Chapter 1.6 --- Natural Bond Orbital (NBO) Analysis --- p.4 Chapter 1.7 --- Scope of the Thesis --- p.4 Chapter 1.8 --- References --- p.5 Chapter Chapter 2 --- Theoretical Study of Tri-s-triazine and Its Derivatives --- p.7 Chapter 2.1 --- Introduction --- p.7 Chapter 2.2 --- Methods of Calculation --- p.9 Chapter 2.3 --- Results and Discussion --- p.9 Chapter 2.3.1. --- Property of Tri-s-triazine --- p.9 Chapter 2.3.2. --- Substituent Effects on the Properties of the Tri-s-triazine Parent Molecule --- p.10 Chapter 2.3.3. --- Heats of Formation of Derivatives of Tri-s-triazine --- p.20 Chapter 2.4 --- Conclusion --- p.22 Chapter 2.5 --- References --- p.22 Chapter Chapter 3 --- A Gaussian-3 Study of the Dissociative Photoionization of Acetone --- p.25 Chapter 3.1 --- Introduction --- p.25 Chapter 3.2 --- Methods of Calculation --- p.26 Chapter 3.3 --- Results and Discussion --- p.26 Chapter 3.3.1. --- "Formation of m/z = 42 (CH2CO+.),43 (CH3CO+) Ions" --- p.31 Chapter 3.3.2. --- Formation of m/z = 43 (c-CH2CHO+) and m/z = 15 (CH3+) Ions --- p.32 Chapter 3.3.3. --- Formation of m/z = 57 (CH3COCH2+) Ions --- p.37 Chapter 3.3.4. --- Formation of m/z = 39 (C3H3+) Ions --- p.38 Chapter 3.4 --- Conclusion --- p.40 Chapter 3.5 --- Publication Note --- p.40 Chapter 3.6 --- References --- p.40 Chapter Chapter 4 --- "A G3(MP2) Study of the C3H60+. Isomers Fragmented from l,4-Dioxane+" --- p.42 Chapter 4.1 --- Introduction --- p.42 Chapter 4.2 --- Methods of Calculation --- p.43 Chapter 4.3 --- Results and Discussion --- p.44 Chapter 4.3.1. --- "Formation of C3H60+. Isomers 1 and 2 via Fragmentation of 1,4-Dioxane+" --- p.44 Chapter 4.3.2. --- Reaction with Acetonitrile --- p.55 Chapter 4.3.3. --- Reaction with Formaldehyde --- p.57 Chapter 4.3.4. --- Reaction with Ethylene --- p.61 Chapter 4.3.5. --- Reaction with Propene --- p.63 Chapter 4.4 --- Conclusion --- p.67 Chapter 4.5 --- Publication Note --- p.68 Chapter 4.6 --- References --- p.68 Chapter Chapter 5 --- A Computational Study of the Photodissociation Channels of Chloroiodomethane --- p.71 Chapter 5.1 --- Introduction --- p.71 Chapter 5.2 --- Methods of Calculation --- p.73 Chapter 5.3 --- Results and Discussion --- p.74 Chapter 5.3.1 --- CH2C1 + I(2P1/2) and CH2C1 + I(2P3/2) Channels --- p.77 Chapter 5.3.2 --- "CH2I + C1(2P3/2,1/2) Channel" --- p.78 Chapter 5.3.3 --- CHI + HC1 Channel --- p.80 Chapter 5.3.4 --- CH2 + IC1 Channel --- p.81 Chapter 5.4 --- Conclusion --- p.82 Chapter 5.5 --- Publication Note --- p.83 Chapter 5.6 --- References --- p.83 Chapter Chapter 6 --- Conclusion --- p.86 Appendix A --- p.87 Appendix B --- p.89
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Exact conditional tests under inverse sampling.

2005 (has links)
Chan For Yee. Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 88-90). Abstracts in English and Chinese. Abstract --- p.i Acknowledgement --- p.iv Chapter 1 --- Introduction --- p.1 Chapter 2 --- Basic Concepts --- p.6 Chapter 2.1 --- Binomial vs Inverse Sampling --- p.6 Chapter 2.2 --- Equivalence / Non-inferiority Test --- p.7 Chapter 3 --- Testing Procedures --- p.9 Chapter 3.1 --- The Model --- p.9 Chapter 3.2 --- Asymptotic Behaviors of the Estimators --- p.10 Chapter 3.2.1 --- Asymptotic Test Statistic based on Unconditional Maximum Likelihood Estimate --- p.12 Chapter 3.2.2 --- Asymptotic Test Statistic based on restricted maximum likelihood estimate --- p.13 Chapter 3.3 --- Conditional Exact Procedures --- p.16 Chapter 3.3.1 --- Non-test-statistic-based procedure --- p.17 Chapter 3.3.2 --- Test-statistic-based procedure --- p.17 Chapter 4 --- Simulation Study --- p.19 Chapter 4.1 --- Simulation Results - Type I error rate --- p.21 Chapter 4.1.1 --- Asymptotic Test Statistic based on Unconditional MLE . . --- p.21 Chapter 4.1.2 --- Asymptotic Test Statistic based on Restricted MLE . . . . --- p.22 Chapter 4.1.3 --- Non-test-statistic-based Conditional Exact Test --- p.23 Chapter 4.1.4 --- Test-statistic-based Conditional Exact Test --- p.24 Chapter 4.2 --- Simulation Results - Power --- p.25 Chapter 4.2.1 --- Asymptotic Tests - Similarity and Difference between using Unconditional and Restricted MLE --- p.25 Chapter 4.2.2 --- Conditional Exact Tests - Similarity and Difference be- tween using Non-test-statistic-based and Test-statistic-based Procedures --- p.30 Chapter 4.2.3 --- Test-statistic-based Conditional Exact Tests - Similarity and Difference between using Unconditional and Restricted MLE --- p.31 Chapter 5 --- Conclusion --- p.32 Appendices --- p.36 Chapter A. --- Simulation Result - Type I error rate --- p.36 Chapter B. --- Simulation Result - Power value --- p.42 Bibliography --- p.88

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