Research Paper On K-Means Algorithm
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Evaluation of "Analyzing Hospital Readmissions Using Statewide Discharge Databases"
A 9 page paper providing the text of PowerPoint® presentation slides and speaker notes examining the report of a study done for the purpose of developing an algorithm enabling more accurate assessment of hospital readmission rates across varied state systems. Benchmark data established using the approach developed here can be useful in tracking high-level changes in quality and patient outcome, either on a statewide level or through comparison of states’ progress. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
The Use of Prime Numbers in Cryptography
This 6 page paper examines the role and importance of prime numbers, or prime factors, in cryptology. The paper looks at public key cryptography (PKC) and the RSA algorithm demonstrating the way in which public and private keys are calculated with the use of prime numbers. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
Consumer Interest Rates and the Impact of the Federal Reserve System
A 6 page economic analysis of how the Federal Reserve, the nation s central bank, affects interest rates in all areas of consumer activity and can either boost or hold back economic growth by means of interest rate manipulation. Though the Fed is interest rate charged to commercial banks, the discount rate, is the most visible means of economic manipulation, it is by no means the only one available. There are other avenues the Fed can choose, each with varied results but with the same overall effect that of controlling economic growth through interest rates. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Defining Meaning and its Problems
6 pages in length. Characteristic of humanity's constant quest for the concept of meaning, the journey of understanding has come to represent myriad things to myriad people, ultimately rendering any universal explanation virtually impossible. The problem with meaning is attempting to successfully pinpoint a single yet comprehensive connotation to its concept; however, this cannot be achieved as long as any two individuals harbor decidedly different interpretations. The writer discusses the possible definition of meaning. Bibliography lists 2 sources.