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allocate

[′a·lō‚kāt]
(computer science)
To place a portion of a computer memory or a peripheral unit under control of a computer program, through the action of an operator, program instruction, or executive program.
(industrial engineering)
To assign a portion of a resource to an activity.

allocate

To reserve a resource such as memory or storage. See memory allocation.
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This optimization is orthogonal to the issues discussed in this article, and rematerialization can also be included in a fusion-based register allocator [Lueh 1997].
The allocators were instructed that they would be given $10 to split with themselves and a random receiver.
As a result, it is not yet possible to articulate a general model of managerial allocation practices that goes beyond earlier preliminary attempts (e.g., Freedman, 1978; Freedman and Montanari, 1980), because virtually no research exists that simultaneously focuses on managers as allocators within an expansive distributive-justice perspective.
Equity long/short, global macro--discretionary and quantitative--equity market neutral/statistical arbitrage were the strategies of most interest to potential allocators in the second half, according to Credit Suisse.
The proportion of global asset allocators underweight emerging market equities has risen two percentage points month-on-month to a net 31 per cent - a new record low.
A net 34 percent of global asset allocators are overweight GEM equities, up from 19 percent in May.
Investors are offering the clearest signal yet that the global economic slowdown is forcing them to overhaul their asset allocation, according to Merrill LynchCOs Survey of Fund Managers for July.The credit crunch is leading to polarised investment allocations and is taking survey readings into uncharted territory, setting four records:Co Net 53 percent of asset allocators are overweight cash.Co 40 percent are underweight equities.Co 32 percent are underweight eurozone equities.Co 40 percent are underweight U.K.
For an anonymous Dictator Game, Kahneman, Knetsch, and Thaler (1986) report that when allocators had to decide whether to divide $20 with $18 for themselves and $2 for the recipient, or $10 for each, 76 percent of the allocators chose to split the cake evenly.
Solovis is a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners, asset owners and allocators.
Hensler brings to the role extensive experience working with clients and a broad array of asset allocators, while his earlier background as a global equities investor adds valuable breadth to his perspective.
Through interviews and surveys with more than 100 asset allocators, the Pinnacle committee determines the criteria most useful to asset allocators to select commodity trading advisors (CTAs) and how they rank in performance.