• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dempster. Same as Deemster (q.v. under Deem).
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In literature:

See the works of Lanzi, Passeri, Dempster, and O.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
Dempster's sister undertook to teach me; but I could not learn it.
"Life of Johnson" by James Boswell
DEMPSTER, C. L. H. The Maritime Alps and their Sea-Board.
"Travels Through France and Italy" by Tobias Smollett
She might have been at the Porphyrion, or Dempster's Bank, or her own wine-merchant's.
"Howards End" by E. M. Forster
Mr. Dempster, I never thought of YOU giving in to a pack of nonsense like that.
"Mr. Hogarth's Will" by Catherine Helen Spence
In this comprehensive sense, the Judges of the Isle of Man were called Dempsters.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Volume 2, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
In this comprehensive sense, the Judges of the Isle of Man were called Dempsters.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Dempster, the Post brothers, Alfred Rix, P.G.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
Mr. Dempster is hunting, and I should have liked to have given his wife and sister refuge during the time he must spend over moss and moor.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
Served by a faithful old minister (Mr. Dempster of Denny), one taught of God.
"The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne" by Andrew A. Bonar

In news:

Dempster thanks Cubs fans.
The Texas Rangers acquired veteran starter Ryan Dempster from the Chicago Cubs for two minor leaguers -- third baseman Christian Villanueva and RHP Kyle Hendricks -- just minutes before the trade deadline expired on Tuesday.
Ryan Dempster 's shadow was still in full view at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night just seven hours after the popular Cub was traded to Texas for two prospects.
After the news of his move to the AL came out, Dempster briefly meet with Chicago media members.
Yankees don't get Dempster .
The Yankees lost out on the Ryan Dempster sweepstakes Tuesday.
Dodgers fail to land Ryan Dempster , who is traded to the Rangers.
Dodgers talk Dempster , Soriano.
Talks have intensified over the past 24 hours between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers in a potential trade for pitcher Ryan Dempster that now includes outfielder Alfonso Soriano, according to a major league source.
A bizarre three-day stretch ended with Ryan Dempster remaining right in a Cubs uniform, but the reality is that much has changed.
Enlarge Vincent Pugliese/US PresswireRyan Dempster may spend the rest of the season in Chicago after all.
Ryan Dempster's agent, Cubs talk.
Joan Lee Dempster, 71, of Paauilo Mauka and formerly of Honolulu, died Oct 6 at her residence.
Ryan Dempster has waited four years for a chance to pitch in a game like the one he has Wednesday.
Geovany Soto catches Dempster. By Richard Durrett

In science:

Principerna f ör hantering av och slutsatsdragning ur os äkra data f öljer evidensteorin ( Dempster-Shafer).
Beslutst\"odssystemet Dezzy - en \"oversikt
Dempster M.A.H. and Jones C.M., Can technical pattern trading be profitably automated? 1.
Analysis of the trends in the index of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Expectation Maximization (EM) algorithm (Dempster, Laird and Rubin, 1977).
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
Typically, the random effects are not observable, so the EM algorithm is a popular approach to learning model parameters from the observed data (Dempster et al., 1981; Laird & Ware, 1982).
Modeling Waveform Shapes with Random Eects Segmental Hidden Markov Models
In the discussion of computational issues for random e(cid:11)ects models, Dempster et al. (1981) suggest an expression for the likelihood that is simple to evaluate.
Modeling Waveform Shapes with Random Eects Segmental Hidden Markov Models