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systematics

(sĭs′tə-măt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The science of systematic classification.
2. A system of classification, as biosystematics.
3. Biology The systematic classification of organisms, especially in terms of the similarities or evolutionary relationships among them; taxonomy.
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This shows the extreme importance of molecular data in EPN systematics but also the necessity of good practice in interpretation.
Cambridge Systematics specialises in transportation and the development of policy and planning solutions, objective analysis, and technology applications.
His classroom experience stimulated him to produce a much needed textbook on systematics ("Biological Systematics: Principles and Applications," Schuh, 2000), which is now in its second edition (Schuh and Brower, 2009).
Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics, NYBG, Bronx, NY, USA
The announcement of Carmody's role comes only one month after NOS-SYSTEMATICS acquired East Coast Storage Solutions, a Connecticut-based competitor, and less than one year after SYSTEMATICS and NOS established a strategic partnership.
I will work with this hypothesis; although the two systematicians present a more nuanced and elaborate position in chapters prior and subsequent to the ones under examination (in addition to a more elaborated position in their later works), Lonergan in systematics and Pannenberg in Systematic Theology, volume 1, say essentially what they want to say about systematic theology.
A number of the chapters were of particular interest to this reviewer, especially the one on systematics by Pinto-da-Rocha and Giribet (it is also worth noting that one or the other of the editors has co-authored nine of the fifteen chapters in the book).
After leaving Systematics, Smiley did some small venture-capital deals and was on the board of Southern Development Bancorporation, now called Southern Bancorp, in Arkadelphia when the bank approached him with an offer in 2003.
Once the systematics have been identified and are under control at NIST, we expect to be able to make a measurement of the neutron lifetime with a statistical accuracy of [approximately equal to]3 s in one reactor cycle (39 d).
It would be something considerably less than that,'' said Chris Wornum of Cambridge Systematics Inc.
STPP's report updates figures from a Cambridge Systematics Inc.