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Neil Piccinelli

Neil Piccinelli is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s. He played with Hunter Mariners and the Newcastle Knights. Most notable was his stint with the Steelers from 1989–1996, he was named in an Illawarra 25th anniversary "Team of Steel" at second-row. Piccinelli made his first grade debut for Illawarra against St George in Round 1 1989. In 1992, Illawarra finished 3rd on the table and qualified for its first finals campaign. Piccinelli played in all 3 finals games as Illawarra reached the preliminary final but fell short of a maiden grand final appearance losing to St George 4–0. Piccinelli played with Illawarra up until the end of 1996 and joined the Hunter Mariners for the 1997 Super League season. Piccinelli played 17 games for the club in only season before they were liquidated. In 1998, Piccinelli joined defending premiers Newcastle in the reunified NRL competition. Piccinelli's final game in first grade was the elimination final loss against Canterbury during the 1998 finals series.

Neil Piccinelli Yesterdays Hero Alan Whiticker & Glen Hudson. The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. Wetherill Park, New South Wales: Gary Allen Pty Ltd. ISBN 978-1-877082-93-1

Krasnoslobodsk, Republic of Mordovia

Krasnoslobodsk is a town and the administrative center of Krasnoslobodsky District of the Republic of Mordovia, located on the left bank of the Moksha River, 107 kilometers west of Saransk, the capital of the republic. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 10,151, it has been known since 1571. Within the framework of administrative divisions, Krasnoslobodsk serves as the administrative center of Krasnoslobodsky District; as an administrative division, it is incorporated within Krasnoslobodsky District as the town of district significance of Krasnoslobodsk. As a municipal division, the town of district significance of Krasnoslobodsk is incorporated within Krasnoslobodsky Municipal District as Krasnoslobodskoye Urban Settlement. Государственное Собрание Республики Мордовия. Закон №7-З от 23 марта 1998 г. «О порядке решения вопросов административно-территориального устройства Республики Мордовия», в ред. Закона №44-З от 15 июня 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в пункт 25 Приложения к Закону Республики Мордовия "О порядке решения вопросов административно-территориального устройства Республики Мордовия"».

Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Известия Мордовии", №54, 25 марта 1998 г.. Государственное Собрание Республики Мордовия. Закон №125-З от 28 декабря 2004 г. «Об установлении границ муниципальных образований Краснослободского муниципального района, Краснослободского муниципального района и наделении их статусом сельского поселения, городского поселения и муниципального района», в ред. Закона №48-З от 7 сентября 2011 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Республики Мордовия, устанавливающие границы муниципальных образований». Вступил в силу по истечении 10 дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Известия Мордовии", №198-22, 30 декабря 2004 г

Atle Roar HÃ¥land

Atle Roar Håland is a retired Norwegian football centreback. Around 1997, he played for Vålerenga IF. Before joining IK Start in 2004, he had been crucial to FK Mandalskameratene's success in the 1. Divisjon the previous year, he played more than 5 years in the Danish Superliga for OB Odense and AGF Aarhus before he retired in 2013 due to an injury. After retiring, Håland was hired by Football Association of Norway's district association in Agder. In 2018 season he became head of player development in IK Start. In 2019 he changed job title to "executive director of sports", working with the director of sports Tor-Kristian Karlsen. In the spring of 2019 Håland acted as interim assistant coach of the men's team. Håland made his debut for Norway in a March 2006 friendly match against Senegal, he has not played any international matches since. OB Profile at the Wayback Machine Official Danish Superliga stats IK Start Profile at the Wayback Machine

Harvey Wylie

Harvey Douglas Wylie was a defensive back who played nine seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders. For five consecutive seasons, he was an All-Western All-Star and twice he was an All-Canadian All-Star, he excelled in several sports: he played Junior "A" Hockey in Calgary and had a tryout with the Chicago White Sox. Wylie was the winner of the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1962, he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1980. Wylie went into business and served as President of Beaufort-Delta Oil Project Limited, he died after a heart attack on September 17, 2019

Profile-guided optimization

Profile-guided optimization known as profile-directed feedback, feedback-directed optimization is a compiler optimization technique in computer programming that uses profiling to improve program runtime performance. Optimization techniques based on analysis of the source code alone are based on general ideas as to possible improvements applied without much worry over whether or not the code section was going to be executed though recognising that code within looping statements is worth extra attention; the first high-level compiler, introduced as the Fortran Automatic Coding System in 1957, broke the code into blocks and devised a table of the frequency each block is executed via a simulated execution of the code in a Monte Carlo fashion in which the outcome of conditional transfers is determined by a random number generator suitably weighted by whatever FREQUENCY statements were provided by the programmer. Rather than programmer-supplied frequency information, profile-guided optimisation uses the results of profiling test runs of the instrumented program to optimize the final generated code.

The compiler is used to access data from a sample run of the program across a representative input set. The results indicate which areas of the program are executed more and which areas are executed less frequently. All optimizations benefit from profile-guided feedback because they are less reliant on heuristics when making compilation decisions; the caveat, however, is that the sample of data fed to the program during the profiling stage must be statistically representative of the typical usage scenarios. Just-in-time compilation can make use of runtime information to dynamically recompile parts of the executed code to generate a more efficient native code. If the dynamic profile changes during execution, it can deoptimize the previous native code, generate a new code optimized with the information from the new profile. There is support for building Firefox using PGO. Though PGO is effective, it has not been adopted by software projects, due to its tedious dual-compilation model, it is possible to perform PGO without instrumentation by collecting a profile using hardware performance counters.

This sampling-based approach does not require a special compilation. The HotSpot Java virtual machine uses profile-guided optimization to dynamically generate native code; as a consequence, a software binary is optimized for the actual load. If the load changes, adaptive optimization can dynamically recompile the running software to optimize it for the new load; this means that all software executed on the HotSpot JVM make use of profile-guided optimization. PGO has been adopted in the Windows version of Google Chrome. PGO was enabled in the 64-bit edition of Chrome starting with version 53 and version 54 for the 32-bit edition. Examples of compilers that implement PGO are: Intel C++ Compiler and Fortran compilers GNU Compiler Collection compilers Oracle Solaris Studio Microsoft Visual C++ compiler Clang IBM XL C/C++ Adaptive optimization Dynamic program analysis Global optimization Hot spot Interprocedural optimization Tracing just-in-time compilation Dynamic dead code elimination