PAM


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PAM

(communications)

PAM

(1)

Pam

(language)
A toy ALGOL-like language used in "Formal Specification of Programming Languages: A Panoramic Primer", F.G. Pagan, P-H 1981.

PAM

(1) (Pulse Amplitude Modulation) The conversion of audio wave samples to pulses (voltages). PAM is the first step in pulse code modulation (PCM), which is followed by converting the pulses to digital numbers. See PCM.

(2) (Pluggable Authentication Modules) A programming interface that enables third-party security methods to be used in Unix. For example, smart cards, Kerberos and RSA technologies can be integrated with various Unix functions such as rlogin, telnet and ftp.
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Pam, who is married to James, 40, and has a sevenyear-old daughter Tyler, said: "I never thought I'd get to the point where people would want me to go into a school and give a talk and also judge awards.
Now Pam doesn't take any medications, doesn't get headaches and rarely goes to the doctor.
Although Pam, aged 60, from Broughton, was overcome with emotion it did not stop her from carrying on with her duties, dedicated as ever even on her last day.
The ANOVA results showed that the different vetiver and PAM treatments had significant effects on runoff volume after 30 min and at the different time steps (P< 0.
For his part, Sabbagh expressed Syria's pride for being an active member state in PAM, hailing the interest of PAM and Amoruso in what is going on in Syria.
The meeting approved PAM training and rehabilitation plan of PAM staff, as training of PAM staff is a priority to uplift the cognitive level of the staff in their various positions, which will have a positive impact on the organization and development of work in the sector, to keep pace with the aspirations and plans drawn by PAM depending on its human resources.
As the frontwoman of punk bands Rubbish, Doll and Hoggdoll, Pam was the perfect choice for the awards, which this year celebrate four decades of the British punk movement.
She's developed a cult-like international following and counts Elton John, Cher and Madonna (who describes Pam Ann as"cruelly funny") as fans.
At the time, PAM relied almost solely on General Motors for business, hauling the car company's automobiles, so the sales department had to be overhauled to match the company's new business initiative.
For 25 years, Pam Wyngarden had agonised over the awful secret she'd locked inside.
But ask Pam Mendiola about her younger sister Jessy and Ate would say, "I don't want to live under her shadow.
The PAM drew much of its initial strength from Himma, who some believed could have been the leading figure of a new political era in Morocco.