1990s

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 1990s the decade from 1990 to 1999
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Quotations

  • Steve Cuthbert
    Steve Cuthbert
    “The 1990s customer expects service to be characterized by fast and efficient computer-based systems.”

Usage

In literature:

This book is about the electronic frontier of the 1990s.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
It is reminiscent of the Russian economy in the 1990s, permeated by criminal conduct as it is.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
This approach worked effectively in the early 1990s.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
Bartlett was overextended and, like Donald Trump in the early 1990s, he needed to roll over some short-term debt and restructure it.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

PRIVATISATION Hungary, Portugal and New Zealand have privatised a bigger share of their economies in the 1990s than any other OECD countries.
A trust fund backed by Progress Energy that has funneled more than $2 million and counting to water quality projects in Haywood County since the mid-1990s is not in jeopardy following the merger of the utility with Duke Energy.
The AIDS beat I covered during more fearful times in the 1980s and early 1990s made my usually unflappable mother extremely nervous.
It was not until the mid-1990s that sales began to take off.
He sold the company in the early 1990s, but his creation has become the fifth-largest pizza chain in the world (since evolved into Papa Murphy's).
Rodney Brown has been the lead lawyer in several lawsuits and claims against Wein Reis dating to the mid-1990s.
Artist Susana Baca singlehandedly put Afro-Peruvian music on the map in the mid-1990s.
In the 1990s, Sequim seemed like a satisfactory spot for a rest stop .
A Reporter's Revelatory Journey to 1990s China.
The Orlando Magic's most-accomplished team -- the Shaq & Penny troupe of the early-to-mid-1990s -- never left home for a playoff series with credentials the current club has taken with them across the border to Canada.
Ricochet 's Reloaded—Hits Plus offers the first fresh songs from the group in eight years, as well as new recordings of their 1990s hits.
When Bill and Melinda Gates were casting around for a cause in the 1990s, the topic that first snagged their interest was birth control.
It garnered the 1990s-era San Francisco-based band a Grammy for Best Performance by a Rock Group or Duo.
He refers to himself as the "cistern kid" — the unnamed child whose punishment of sitting in the root cellar in part led to the 1990s investigation.
The early 1990s saw a rash of artists release not double albums, but two separate albums on the same day.
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In science:

With such a fast decay, the two largest claims in the 1990s would seem to be outliers.
Black swans or dragon kings? A simple test for deviations from the power law
After the theoretical proposals, the successful journey of quantum communication has begun from the experimental achievements starting in the late 1990s with photons .
Quantum Advantage in Communication Networks
Already at the early 1990’s, that is, far before the observation of any AG, and when even the cosmological origin was in doubt, there were estimations made in the sense of the first method (see, e.g., Paczy´nski (1992) and the references therein).
Statistical Analysis of the Observable Data of Gamma-Ray Bursts
In the late 1980s and early 1990s to beat afternoon drowsiness in school one resorted to playing “book cricket”.
Bernoulli Runs: Using "Book Cricket" to Evaluate Cricketers
The StandardModel Extension (SME), developed over a period of more than 20 years, and first published in basic form in the mid 1990s, does just this, providing a detailed theoretical framework containing all possible Lorentz and CPT breaking terms at the level of the fundamental particles and interactions .
Testing Lorentz symmetry with atoms and Light
Following the invention in the early 1990’s of methods that allowed the computation of the rates of 2 → 3 processes at the next-to-leading order (NLO), the art of QCD computation progressed in deliberate stages.
Summary of Lepton Photon 2011
Interesting, but only tangentially related, rigorous work was done in the 1990’s on ground states in the strong field regime in [16, 17].
Random Field Induced Order in Low Dimension
Since the 1990s, (due to the above mentioned reasons) research on automatic facial expression recognition has become very active.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
In the 1990s and prior to that, the computer animation research community faced similar issues that the face expression recognition researchers faced in the pre-FACS days. There was no unifying standard and almost every animation system that was developed had its own defined set of parameters.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Even though the use of peer review in scientific communicatio n can be traced back almost 300 years, it was not until the early 1990s that research on that matter became more formalized . A key figure in this process was Stephen Lock, editor of the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) between 1975 and 1991.
On a Reliable Peer-Review Process
In the 1990s it was realized that we can circumvent this problem by adding a strong resonant coupling from the intermediate state |e(cid:105) to an additional level |r(cid:105) to cancel the absorption on resonance.
Non-linear optics using cold Rydberg atoms
The few Bayesian MLMs used by astronomers through the 1990s and early 2000s did not go much beyond this simplest hierarchical structure.
Bayesian astrostatistics: a backward look to the future
In the late 1990s, astronomers discovered that these enormous stellar thermonuclear exoplosions are “standardizable candles;” the shapes of their light curves are strongly correlated with their luminosities (the intrinsic amplitudes of the light curves).
Bayesian astrostatistics: a backward look to the future
In the 1990’s, Howard Haber discussed this conclusion in very general terms in .
Theoretical Summary Lecture for Higgs Hunting 2012
The gravitational radiation may be detectable when laser interferometers go on the air in the mid-1990s (see §VI below), but this depends on the very uncertain efficiency with which collapsing VMOs produce gravitational waves.
Particle Astrophysics after COBE: Blois92 Summary Talk
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