target organ


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n target organ (radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance
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In literature:

This target is used by practically all the shooting clubs and organizations in the United States.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright

In news:

Boston University and Intel are among the research organizations targeting the high end of that range with R&D work that aims to provide wireless connections at speeds north of 1 Gbps.
Occupy Organizers Say NYPD Targeted and Arrested Key Leaders Before Anniversary Protest.
Designating MS-13 gang a transnational criminal organization helps US officials target it more aggressively.
Through September, Target Art in the Park will host its first major group show in a three-year series sponsored by Target and organized by the Public Art Fund.
The event was organized by Taylor to support students who were targeted with bleach -filled balloons at the University of Texas-Austin.
Organized money has a new target: judicial elections.
All too often, organizations set measures based on financial targets.
Nonprofit announcements on WGTE TV and FM 91 enable your 501c3 organization to promote an upcoming event to a very targeted and involved audience.
Organized crime 's new target: Medicare.
Called "teleological nutritional targeting" by scientists, proponents contend that every whole food has a pattern that resembles the body organ or physiological function that it benefits.
Retail remains an attractive target for union organizers.
Organizers say the playground, just blocks from Target Field, was built in response to the growing number of young families in the North Loop neighborhood.
Organizers say the playground , just blocks from Target Field, was built in response to the growing number of young families in the North Loop neighborhood.
While President Barack Obama was organizing a targeted operation to kill terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, it appears that former President George Bush was taking care of his own business in Texas - well, sort of.
WASHINGTON — Former Republican US Rep Joe Schwarz , who railed against an anti-tax group's role in his unsuccessful 2006 primary, endorsed Democrat Mark Schauer on Tuesday because the organization targeted the congressional challenger.

In science:

In modern organizations many complex IT applications are used, many of which incorporate expert knowledge (e.g. rule base in an expert system) about the target problems and their solutions.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
To this end, we evaluate the extent to which protein interaction networks of 20 different organisms ranging from bacteria and plants to homo sapiens (Table I) can be disrupted by either random or targeted attacks.
Protein Interaction Networks are Fragile against Random Attacks and Robust against Malicious Attacks
We next consider in more detail the impact of shape misspecification of the random effects distribution, organized by the inferential targets.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
In the sequel we denote X and y the matrix of inputs or covariates (row-wise organized) and y the matrix of targets on the training set, respectively, whereas U and v are the validation inputs and targets, respectively.
Learning Random Kernel Approximations for Object Recognition
These are notoriously difficult to organize since many traditional observatories require advanced notification and approval and do not readily respond to Targets of Opportunity.
Status of VHE Astronomy c.2000
The presentation is organized as follows: in section 2, we discuss the formalism of eikonal scattering in which S -matrix amplitudes are determined in terms of eikonal Wilson lines in the target field.
Gluon Radiation and Parton Energy Loss
Given a specific target network, we can implement many individual prediction algorithms, and then try to select and organize them in a property way.
Link Prediction in Complex Networks: A Survey
Once these targets are behaving in an unusual way, an alert will be sent to the concerned scientist(s), so that a follow-up can be organized.
From Hipparcos to Gaia
The presence on carbon in the organic scintillator provides an additional interesting target for neutrino interactions.
Neutrinos and (Anti)neutrinos from Supernovae and from the Earth in the Borexino detector
The table is organized so that the first line for a given target provides data on the white dwarf and subsequent lines are the companion data.
White Dwarf - Red Dwarf Systems Resolved with the Hubble Space Telescope: I. First Results
When solutions, corresponding to instances of the same schema, were associated to hierarchically organized classes, the subjects developed the instance associated to the most general class first and, after that, the target-solutions corresponding to methods associated to subclasses.
Reasoning from a schema and from an analog in software code reuse
The remainder of this paper is organized as follows: In Section 2 we describe the basic idea behind targeted event detection and contrast it with untargeted event detection.
Targeted Event Detection
An overload of information has the intrinsic danger of scaring visitors away, and any organization, for-profit or not-for-profit, in the business of providing scholarly information wants to capture and keep the attention of its target audience.
Finding Your Literature Match -- A Recommender System
The KwEB contains information about the instances or episodes of the target task-type performed by knowledge-workers using the KwSS. The logical organization of an episode-information adheres to the activity modeling formalism described earlier.
An Agent-based Architecture for a Knowledge-work Support System
For example, adversary can target the topmost employees of an organization and if they wear any WiFi Real Time Location Service (RTLS) enabled device, she can monitor their location continuously.
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices