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adaptive

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  • a  having a capacity for adaptation
    the adaptive coloring of a chameleon

  • Intelligence organizations needed to become complex and adaptive, driven to judgments by bottom-up collaboration, like financial markets or ant colonies or Wikipedia.
  • He is the rarest of creatures in the imitative and adaptive world of entertainment, an originator.
  • With adaptive optics, though, a computer can measure the shimmer and cancel it out (see diagram).
News & Articles

  • Adaptive water skiing clinic is a splash with participants
    Champions Made From Adversity's seventh annual adaptive water skiing clinic provided a day of fun on the water at Thurmond Lake.
    June 22, 2013 - The Augusta Chronicle
  • Adaptive program attracts new rowers
    Luke Pettit has been playing ice hockey for a few years and has done a little swimming, but the 19-year-old resident of Trenton had never rowed a boat before last weekend. Now, he’s planning to join the Great Miami Rowing Club in spite of his spina bifida. The club held its first adaptive rowing open house on June 15, attracting five potential rowers, according to adaptive coach Beth Crenshaw ...
    June 22, 2013 - Today's Pulse
  • Adaptive Planning Partner Eurekloud to Represent Adaptive at CFO Innovation Asia Forum
    Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, has announced that Eurekloud will exhibit and represent the Adaptive Planning ...
    June 20, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in AFP
    One of the elements of the intelligence that contributed to the decision on the phased adaptive array was the realization that if Iran were actually to launch a missile attack on Europe, it wouldn't be just one or two missiles or a handful,...
  • Michael Hayden in Ninemsn
    Today, by signing an amendment to the ballistic missile-defense agreement, we are reinforcing this commitment. The amendment will allow us to move forward with Polish participation in hosting elements of the phased adaptive approach to missile... Hillary Rodham Clinton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillary_Rodham_Clinton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHOarXVfe0H5lTsVdy93IEoGrJtYg RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.rferl.org/content/Clinton_Visits_Poland_For_Talks_On_Missiles_Democracy/2089902.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFaxO6GKIwf3_3hAClewPRKPkS92Q Jul 3, 2010 1169 1798 adaptive In a speech before the Atlantic Council think tank examining the threat posed by al-Qaeda, Hayden said the network had suffered serious setbacks, but it remains a determined, adaptive enemy, unlike any our nation has ever faced".

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