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Untutored in the perversities of some particular program or system; one who still tries to do things in an intuitive way, rather than the right way (in really good designs these coincide, but most designs aren't "really good" in the appropriate sense). This trait is completely unrelated to general maturity or competence or even competence at any other specific program. It is a sad commentary on the primitive state of computing that the natural opposite of this term is often claimed to be "experienced user" but is really more like "cynical user".
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Overall, these data support Phase III evaluation of ibrutinib as a single agent in treatment naive and relapsed/refractory CLL/SLL patients.
Though she initially devoted her talent to figurative abstract painting, she has now embraced a new style, utilizing naive art techniques.
In conclusion, the exhaustion of the naive CD8 (+) T-cell reservoir, which has never been reported before, suggests that this T-cell pool is a major target of the aging process and may define a parameter possibly related to the life span of humans.
First, neither model consistently outperforms the other across different time periods, although the naive method definitely has the upper hand.
The Institute output forecast is at least as close to the first outcome in 17 of the 24 cases relative to the Naive 1 forecast over the whole sample.
Maximum time to pustulation was significantly shorter in the previously vaccinated group than in the naive group (about 7 days vs.
AHF's concern has been that physicians not expert in HIV medicine may continue to prescribe the fixed dose combination (FDC) Trizivir as a standalone regimen to treatment naive patients, therefore putting those patients at risk.
The 36 students (14 males and 22 females) in the Naive group reported that they had not completed any psychology courses (high school or college), their mean age was 20.
Perhaps some readers already have their pens or keyboards out to tell me, "You're naive.
He said: 'I accept unreservedly the committee's report which finds me muddled and naive in my negligent understanding of the additional costs allowance.
One such person tells Birkeland, "I was naive when I bought this.
B cells start out in what immunologists call a naive state.