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mmap

The Unix system call which establishes a mapping between a range of addresses in a user process's address space and a portion of some "memory object" (typically a file, one of the special "devices" /dev/mem or /dev/kmem or some memory-mapped peripheral). This allows the process to access a file at random byte offsets without using the seek system call or to access physical addresses or kernel's virtual address space. It can also be used as an alternative to writing a device driver since it is usually simpler to code and faster to use.
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The President of the Masters and Mates Association of the Philippines even volunteered MMAP as a resource organization in the verification and validation of gross tonnage measurement.
After computing the MAP value using various weighting schemes and k dimensions, the MMAP value reached by LSA when using each weighting scheme was recorded alongside the number of dimensions that were needed for the particular MMAP value to be achieved.
For this evaluation, the Clerity MMAP service included:
The NSF's evaluation report also indicated that MMAP has positive effects on students' attitudes as well as on their performance (Linn et al.
MMAP began back in January 2001 through the efforts of Virginia Diediker, the cultural arts supervisor for the city of San Fernando, along with the "best of the best" at mariachi music -- world renowned Natividad "Nati" Cano, founder and director of the mariachi group Los Camperos, and Jess "Chuy" Guzman, music director of the group.
A situative (Greeno & MMAP, 1998) stance on learning, one that acknowledges the distributed, contextual nature of knowledge, locates the necessary conditions for learning and learner agency Within the specific activity.
The MMAP is an enrichment program that encourages at-risk African American students aged 12 to 19 to complete high school and pursue postsecondary training and schooling.
Review and capture key insights from projects implemented by other actors and in other markets that effectively use digital financial services in agriculture, including CGAP s work, the FACET and MMAP projects, ACDI/VOCA and Open Revolution s work in Indonesia and Ghana; and Grameen Foundation s CKW work in Uganda.
The opposition parties - MMAP, PMLN and PML - staged a three-minute walkout against the comments made by the chair in the previous sitting.
The Prime Minister and none of the parliamentary leaders of MQM, MMAP, ANP, NPP, BNPA, PPPS, PML, and PMLF attended the sitting.
Mrs Powell said the nine member Mayors of the newly-appointed 2013 MMAP will be grappling with some of the biggest issues facing the sector.
The parliamentary leaders of PML, MMAP and PMLF were present while the leader of PMLZ was absent while seven minority Members were also present on the occasion.