Latest David Cox Stories

AirSTAR: Saving The Lives Of Pilots And Passengers
2013-07-24 10:46:43

NASA [ Watch The Video AirSTAR, Making Airliners Safer ] Loss-of-Control (LOC) occurs when an aircraft departs from normal flight. It is the leading accident category for aircraft fatalities in the commercial fleet. "Yet, flight experiments with transport aircraft are rarely conducted on conditions present in LOC accidents," said David Cox, element lead for subscale testing at NASA's Langley Research Center. For Cox and the rest of the AirSTAR (Airborne Subscale Transport Aircraft...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

Sir David Cox, a noted British statistician who was knighted in 1985 for his service to statistics, will give the keynote address at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) at the Miami Beach Convention Centre on Monday, August first. His talk, which is the annual President's Invited Address, is titled "Statistical Analysis: Current Position and Future Prospects." Complete information about JSM is available at http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2011/ Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Sir...

2009-12-03 13:47:42

Combining screening techniques from molecular biology with high-performance gaming hardware advances the building and understanding of visual systems Taking inspiration from genetic screening techniques, researchers from Harvard and MIT have demonstrated a way to build better artificial visual systems with the help of low-cost, high-performance gaming hardware. The neural processing involved in visually recognizing even the simplest object in a natural environment is profound"”and...

2009-11-12 15:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning human rights author David Cox and Amnesty International will be hosting a special event on November 17th at 7:00 pm at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Tribeca. In conjunction with Evening Post Publishing and La Vita E Bella, Mr. Cox and representatives from Amnesty International will be discussing their positions on human rights, use of torture, imprisonment and issues regarding impunity during the bloody post-Peronist era in Argentina....

2009-06-29 08:00:00

David Cox Named Senior Vice President of Sales NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Toffler, President, MTV Networks Music & Logo Group, today announced two key executive appointments for MTV Games, a unit of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. Scott Guthrie, formerly Executive Vice President of Publishing for THQ, joins MTV Games as its new Executive Vice President and General Manager to lead the fast-growing video game publishing group's management team. Also joining MTV...

2009-05-19 08:38:06

A new tool will help researchers identify the minute changes in DNA patterns that lead to cancer, Huntington's disease and a host of other genetic disorders. The tool was developed at North Carolina State University and translates DNA sequences into graphic images, which allows researchers to distinguish genetic patterns more quickly and efficiently than was historically possible using computers. David Cox, a Ph.D. student in computer science at NC State, devised the "symbolic scatter plot"...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.