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QC

(Quantum Computer) See quantum computing.
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Mr Pereira said buses have a "social function" in the region, offering connectivity for the young, elderly and disabled, and added that the voluntary scheme "falls far short of achieving what the QCS can achieve".
He suggested the bus companies' case was concerned with firms losing profit, and added: "In short, the QCS will put the well-being of passengers first."
What is a QCS? A Quality Contract Scheme is legal power over bus services by a council.
The literature on workers' participation and QCs was surveyed extensively to develop the QCs' effectiveness model relevant for both PSUs and PSEs of twenty-five factors.
Based on the primary data collected and the observations on the prevalent QCs activities in sample PSUs and PSEs in phase I, the questionnaire was developed for pilot survey in phase II.
PIP was the loss type with the most QCs in each of the 3 years: they increased 24% between 2010 and 2011, and then 10% between 2011 and 2012.
Reasons for the failure of QCs have been suggested by Walker[12] and Brennan[13]:
The following requirements for successful QCs have been proposed by Walker[12], Gray[14] and Fabi[15]:
One of the most dramatic fluctuations was evident in the workers' compensation disability area, for which QCs increased 58 percent during the first three quarters of 2013 compared to the same period the next year.
The cities posting the largest number of QCs were Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, and San Jose, comprising nearly 25 percent of QCs from 2008 to 2010.
Richard Atkins, Alastair MacDonald and Francis Laird, barristers at St Philips Chambers, are all now QCs
* To subsequently extract the factors by using Principal Components Analysis (PCA) under Factor Analysis (FA) to find out the factors that have been responsible for QCs' effectiveness in the enterprises studied.