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Mount Royal National Park

The Mount Royal National Park is a protected national park located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. Gazetted in 1997, the 6,920-hectare park is situated 187 kilometres north of Sydney; the park is part of the Barrington Tops group World Heritage Site Gondwana Rainforests of Australia inscribed in 1986 and added to the Australian National Heritage List in 2007. During the 2019 Australian Bushfire Season, the park was damaged by the ‘Mount Royal 1’ fire. Protected areas of New South Wales Mount Royal Mount Royal Range


Canellales is the botanical name for an order of flowering plants, one of the four orders of the magnoliids. It is recognized by the most recent classification of the APG IV system, it is defined to contain two families: Canellaceae and Winteraceae, which comprise 136 species of fragrant trees and shrubs. The Canellaceae are found in tropical America and Africa, the Winteraceae are part of the Antarctic flora. Although the order was defined based on phylogenetic studies, a number of possible synapomorphies have been suggested, relating to the pollen tube, the seeds, the thickness of the integument, other aspects of the morphology; until 1999, these two families were not considered to be related. Instead the Winteraceae were considered to be a primitive family; the Canellaceae was considered to be related to the Myristicaceae. However, studies starting in 1999, based on molecular phylogeny or morphology, have supported uniting these two families

Blossoming Lotus

Blossoming Lotus is a counter-service vegan restaurant in Portland, Oregon, U. S, it was founded in Kapa'a, Hawaii, in 2002. At its peak the company had three restaurants, but now only operates in Portland. Blossoming Lotus opened with Mark Reinfeld as chef, with financial backing from Bo Rinaldi. In 2006 Blossoming Lotus moved to a larger location at the Dragon Building in downtown Kapaʻa; the original location was transformed into "The Lotus Root: a juice bar and bakery". The Blossoming Lotus Cafe in Portland, Oregon opened on July 29, 2009, in the Northeast Irvington neighborhood, was followed by the closure of their Pearl District location. A fourth location was planned for Mountain View, but never came to fruition. Both Kauai locations closed in 2008 because of debt and a sharp downturn in tourism, a catastrophic flood that hit the island, the closure of two budget airlines servicing the island; the Blossoming Lotus style of international vegan cuisine was popularized in the 2004 Vegan World Fusion Cuisine Cookbook, written by founder and executive chef Mark Reinfeld and owner Bo Rinaldi.

The book contains an introduction by 200 vegan recipes. Food Network named them one of the top 20 vegan restaurants in the United States. Restaurant of the Month - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals'Ilima Award for Best Kaua'i Restaurant, Critics' Choice - The Honolulu Advertiser Top Chef in Live Food, Platinum Carrot Chef Award - Aspen Center for Integral Health Vegan Fusion World Cuisine: Extraordinary Recipes & Timeless Wisdom from the Celebrated Blossoming Lotus Restaurants has won multiple awards: Cookbook of the Year - VegNews Magazine Nautilus Book Award: Small Press - Body & Soul Magazine Best Vegetarian Cookbook U. S. - Gourmand World Cookbook Award Best New Cookbook, Proggy award - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals List of vegetarian restaurants Blossoming Lotus Cafe Portland Chef Mark Reinfeld's Vegan Fusion Academy

Dynamic enterprise modeling

Dynamic enterprise modeling is an enterprise modeling approach developed by the Baan company, used for the Baan enterprise resource planning system which aims "to align and implement it in the organizational architecture of the end-using company". According to Koning, Baan introduced dynamic enterprise modelling in 1996 as a "means for implementing the Baan ERP product; the modelling focused on a Petri net–based technique for business process modelling to which the Baan application units were to be linked. DEM contains a supply-chain diagram tool for the logistic network of the company and of an enterprise function modelling diagram". To align a specific company with dynamic enterprise modeling, the organizational structure is blueprinted top-down from high-level business processes to low-level processes; this blueprint is used as a roadmap of the organization, compatible with the structural roadmap of the software package. Having both roadmaps, the software package and the organizational structure are alienable.

The blueprint of an organizational structure in dynamic enterprise modeling is called a reference model. A reference model is the total view of visions, organizational structures and processes, which together can be defined as a representative way of doing business in a certain organizational typology; the DEM reference model consists of a set of underlying models that depict the organizational architecture in a top-down direction. The underlying models are: Enterprise structure diagrams: The company site structure is visualized with the dispersed geographic locations, the headquarters, manufacturing plants and supplier and customer locations. Physical as well as logical multi-site organizations for internal logistic or financial flow optimization can be diagrammed. Business control model: The business control model represents the primary processes of the organization and their control, grouped in business functions; the DEM reference model exists of one main Business Control Model, resulting in several other Business Control Models per function area of the organization.

Business function model: The business function model is a function model that focuses on the targets of the several functions within the company. Business process model: The business process model focuses on the execution of the functions and processes that originate from the business control model and the business function model. Processes flows are depicted and processes are detailed out. Business organization model: The business organization model focuses less on the processes and more on the organizational aspects such as roles and responsibilities. Together these models are capable of depicting the total organizational structure and aspects that are necessary during the implementation of the dynamic enterprise modeling; the models can have differentiations, which are based on the typology of the organization (i.e.: engineer-to-order organizations require different model structures than assemble-to-order organizations. To elaborate on the way that the reference model is used to implement software and to keep track of the scope of implementation methods, the business control model and the business process model will be explained in detail.

The business control model exists of the business functions of the organization and their internal and external links. Basic features in the model are: Request-feedback-loop: A link from, to, or between business functions is called a request-feedback-loop, which consists of 4 states that complete the process and information flows between both business functions; the states are labeled: requested, committed and accepted. Workflow case. A workflow case is the description of the execution and the target of the process that occurs between two business functions; the most important critical factors of the workflow case are quantity and time. The 4 states of Request-feedback-loop the together represent the workflow case. Triggers: Business functions are aggregates of business processes and focus on the triggers between processes, thus not on the information flows. Business functions: In an optimal situation for the modeling process, a company has only one business function. Business functions are however subdivided when: The nature and characteristics of workflow cases fluctuate The frequency in underlying processes fluctuate Detail-level fluctuates More than 1 type of request triggers a functionNext to interaction between two business functions, interaction can exist between objects that are not in the scope of the reference model.

These objects can be external business agents. External business function: this is a group of processes that are part of the organization, but, outside of the scope of the reference model. Agents on the other hand are entities similar to business functions with the exception that they are external of the business. Processes within or between business functions are executed by triggers, which can be event-driven or time-driven. Exceptions in a system are handled, according to the set handling level in the business process configuration, when the success path of the model is not met in practice. Subroutines of processes can be modeled in the Business Control Model to take care of possible exceptions that can occur during the execution of a process. In addition to business functions that consist of the main processes of the organization, management functions exist. Management business functions: These are functions that manage the business process itself and that thus support the execution and triggering of the main business functions.

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Andreas Speiser

Andreas Speiser was a Swiss mathematician and philosopher of science. Speiser studied in Göttingen, starting in 1904, notably with David Hilbert, Felix Klein, Hermann Minkowski. In 1917 he became full-time professor at the University of Zurich but relocated in Basel. During 1924/25 he was president of the Swiss Mathematical Association. Speiser worked on number theory, group theory, the theory of Riemann surfaces, he organized the translation of Leonard Dickson's seminal 1923 book Algebras and Their Arithmetics, influenced by the work on the theory of algebras done by the schools of Emmy Noether and Helmut Hasse. Speiser added an appendix on ideal theory to Dickson's book. Speiser's book Theorie der Gruppen endlicher Ordnung is a classic, richly illustrated work on group theory. In this book, there are group theoretical applications in Galois theory, elementary number theory, Platonic solids, as well as extensive studies of ornaments, such as those that Speiser studied on a 1928 trip to Egypt.

Speiser worked on the history of mathematics and was the chief editor for the Euler Commission's edition of Leonhard Euler's Opera Omnia and the editor of the works of Johann Heinrich Lambert. As a philosopher Speiser was chiefly concerned with Plato and wrote a commentary on the Parmenides Dialogue, but he was an expert of the philosophies of Plotinus and Hegel. Die Theorie der Gruppen von endlicher Ordnung – mit Anwendungen auf algebraische Zahlen und Gleichungen sowie auf die Kristallographie. Springer 1923, Birkhäuser 1956. Klassische Stücke der Mathematik. Orell Füssli 1925. Leonhard Euler und die Deutsche Philosophie. Orell Füssli 1934. Leonhard Euler. In: Große Schweizer. Atlantis Verlag, Zürich 1939, 1940, S.1-6. Die mathematische Denkweise. Rascher 1932, Birkhäuser 1945, 1952. Leonhard Euler. Vortrag gehalten an der Generalversammlung des S. I. A. in Basel am 11. September 1949. Schweizerische Bauzeitung, Jg.67, Nr.48. 26. November 1949, Zürich. Elemente der Philosophie und Mathematik. Birkhäuser 1952.

Die Geistige Arbeit. Birkhäuser 1955. Ein Parmenideskommentar – Studien zur Platonischen Dialektik. Koehler, Stuttgart, 1937, 1959. Ueber Riemannsche Flächen. Comm. Math. Helvetici, Bd.2, 1930, S.284-293. Zur Theorie der Substitutionsgruppen. Mathematische Annalen, Bd. 75, 1914, S.443-448. Zahlentheoretische Sätze aus der Gruppentheorie. Math. Zeitschrift Bd.5, 1919, S. 1-6. Naturphilosophische Untersuchungen von Euler und Riemann. Crelle Journal Bd. 157, 1927, S.105-114. Zahlentheorie in rationalen Algebren. CMH, Bd.8, 1936, S.391-406. Riemann'sche Flächen vom hyperbolischen Typus. CMH Bd.10, 1937, S.232-242. Geometrisches zur Riemannschen Zetafunktion. Mathematische Annalen Bd.110, 1934, S.514-521. Einteilung der sämtlichen Werke Leonhard Eulers. CMH Bd.20, 1947, S. 288-318. Hilbert–Speiser theorem Jordan–Schur theorem Martin Eichler, Nachruf in den Verhandlungen der Schweizer Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bd.150, 1970, S.325 J. J. Burckhardt, Nachruf in Vierteljahresschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Bd.115, 1970, 471 J. J. Burckhardt: Die Mathematik an der Universität Zurich 1916-1950 unter den Professoren R. Fueter, A. Speiser und P. Finsler, Basel, 1980 Media related to Andreas Speiser at Wikimedia Commons

Marlin Ikenberry

Marlin Ikenberry is an American college baseball coach the head coach of the James Madison Dukes. He was the head coach of the VMI Keydets baseball team for 11 seasons, from 2004 to 2014, he was hired on July 22, 2003, the successor to Tom Slater, who departed for a coaching position at the University of Florida. Ikenberry resigned the position to after the 2014 season to pursue a business opportunity. Ikenberry is a 1995 graduate of VMI, he is the Keydets' winningest head baseball coach, as well as the program's longest tenured head coach. He had a career coaching record of 282–307–1 in his eleven seasons at VMI; as a cadet at VMI, Ikenberry started all 4 years. He caught for former major league pitcher Ryan Glynn who played for the Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Oakland Athletics, he was a part of both the 1993 team, which made the Southern Conference tournament finals, the 1994 team, who finished third in the conference and set a then-school record for wins in a season. He graduated in 1995.

Ikenberry spent three years at the College of William and Mary as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator in the late 1990s. In his final season with the Tribe, William & Mary went on to win a CAA title as well as a berth in the NCAA tournament. Ikenberry coached major leaguers Brendan Harris and Chris Ray. Ikenberry was hired as VMI's recruiting coordinator in 2000, as well as a pitching and catching coach, he was hired in 2003 as a head coach. After two losing seasons in 2004 and 2005, VMI went 30–25 in 2006, the program's first winning season since 1965, a drought of over 40 years. Ikenberry led the Keydets to winning campaigns in 2007 and 2008, marking the first streak of three straight winning seasons for VMI baseball since 1954 to 1956. Ikenberry coached automobile dealership mogul, Miles McQuaig. Ikenberry garnered six winning seasons, the same amount the program had in its history before Ikenberry's tenure, he resigned to take on a business opportunity with ARMS software. Ikenberry was named the head coach of James Madison's baseball team on June 30, 2015.

He led the Dukes to a 26-26 record in 2018, the team's best finish since 2011. Ikenberry was born in Virginia, his twin brother Merlin and elder brother Steve were both graduates of VMI. Ikenberry is married to his wife Shannon and they have two sons and Gavin. Merlin is married to Tracey and they have three kids named Annabel and Levi