Russian Northwest: An integral Assessment of the Conditions of Regional Social, Environmental and Economic Systems and Quality of Life
The article describes the results of an integral assessment of the regional social, environmental and economic systems (SEES) and the quality of life (QOL) in the regions of Russia’s Northwestern Federal District (NWFD). This work aims at giving an integrated assessment of SEES in the Arkhangelsk ...
Regional Geographic Information Systems of Health and Environmental Monitoring
... approach to designing geographic information systems of health and environmental monitoring for urban areas. Geographic information systems (GIS) are analytical tools of the regional health and environmental monitoring; they are used for an integrated assessment of the environmental status of a large industrial centre or a part of it. The authors analyse the environmental situation in Voronezh, a major industrial city, located in the Central Black Earth Region with a population of more than 1 million ...
Assessing competitiveness of the Baltic states in tourism
Tourism competitiveness is a basic requirement for a country’s presence in the international tourism market. A comprehensive and systematic assessment of tourism competitiveness and comparisons with other states make it possible to identify its structure, strengths and weaknesses. Assessing competitiveness is a live issue in the Baltic region, where tourism is an important part of the economy ...
On the issue of rating assessment of primary schoolchildren in the context of inclusive education
Federal standards, developed for students with special educational needs, have secured a differentiated approach as one of the most important postulates. In practice, when assessing the educational results of students with disabilities, teachers are faced with many problematic situations. Adaptation of such programs involves certain alignment, and a special evaluation system, which considers the specifics of the mental ...
Assessment of the CNS function in fetuses with different pathology
... out through the method of H. Prechtl with the help of the Kurjak Antenatal Neurobehavioral Test (KANET). The research evaluated the functional state of the central nervous system of fetuses with different pathologies. The authors describe a number of assessments including the intrauterine development of the central nervous system of fetuses during normal gestation; the intrauterine development of the central nervous system in the presence of somatic pathology of the fetus, revealed by screening ultrasound; ...
Implications of J. L. Holland’s theory: applicability of RIASEC structure and assessment to English language teachers of the Kaliningrad region
This paper sets out to examine empirical implications of J. L. Holland’s theory relevant to the applicability of the RIASEC model’s structure and Holland-based assessments of 240 English Language teachers of the Kaliningrad region. The results proved to be mixed but somewhat more supportive of the applicability of Holland-based RIASEC structure for assessing vocational needs of Russian foreign language teachers....
Normal range of liver stiffness measurement in healthy people
... wave velocity varies in the range of 0.71—1.71 m/s on measuring by the point shear wave elastography. The given data of the normal liver stiffness measurement and shear wave velocity in healthy people could not be taken as the reference data for assessing the normal values. Consensus is needed on the subject of normal values of the liver stiffness measurements and shear wave velocity in the liver tissue. Considering the discrepancy between the results of normal liver stiffness values in the ...
KANET: application in ultrasonography and challenges of protocoling
KANET is an abbreviation that stands for Kurjak Antenatal Neurobehavioral Test, the test of antenatal neurologic development proposed by A. Kurjak. KANET is widely used for the differentiated assessment of the fetus during a normal and high-risk pregnancy. The test helps to identify antenatal deviations in the development of the central nervous system of the fetus. The authors describe their experience of doing the test and offer a new technique ...
Land Use Change and Economics of Land Degradation in the Baltic Region
In this paper, we adapt a new conceptual framework for the assessment of the economics of land degradation and sustainable land management to the Baltic region. The findings show that the problem of land degradation in the countries of the region is quite substantial, manifesting itself through reductions in ...
The assessment of the groundwater resource sustainability in the European part of Russia
This article presents a method to assess the resistance of groundwater resources to anthropogenic impact and the fresh groundwater withdrawal as well as the results of such assessment for different territories of the country ranging from a federal district or a region to an artesian basin....
Fetal behavior and the prediction of neuropsychiatric development
... analysis of the movemental patterns of the fetus has led to the hypothesis that these patterns directly reflect the development and maturation of the central nervous system. The 2D-4D ultrasound makes it possible to identify measurable parameters for assessing the neurological and behavioural development ofthe fetus. Multicentre studies were performed to identify normal and abnormal movements of the fetus. Having analysed the obtained data, the authorspropose a set of criteria for assessing the fetus ...
Assessing spatial and temporal changes in the landscape vulnerability in the Kaliningrad region as an element of sustainable spatial planning
... emergence of and increase in the number of nature management conflicts at the regional and local levels and creates problems for using advanced international experience in problem solving. This study aims to establish a methodology for a comprehensive assessment of the Kaliningrad region’s territory according to the degree of landscape vulnerability to the anthropogenic impact in spatial and temporal aspects. In practical terms, this study demonstrates the possibility of introducing environmental ...
Assessment of the Socio-economic Development of Russian Regions: an Overview of Approaches
The authors present an overview of the main approaches to assessing the social and economic development of Russian regions. There are different types of assessment – administrative, ranking and scientific ones. Each type of assessment has its own parameters – the subject of assessment, frequency, tools, ...
The methodology of assessing the strategic competitiveness of municipalities: an integral approach (the case of the Kaliningrad region)
The authors present a methodology for assessing the competitiveness of municipalities on the basis of an integrated approach. The validity of the method of integrated assessment of the competitiveness of municipalities is demonstrated in the case of the Kaliningrad region. The authors use ...
Assessment of hepatic volume ex vivo by the formulas of the ultrasound volumetry
The article focuses on determination of the liver volume which is an urgent task for clinical medicine. It is directly connected to the need for an objective quantitative assessment of organ size. The complexity of calculating the volume is due to an irregular geometric shape of the organ, which can not be approximated to an ellipse or any other geometric figure. The aim of the study is to ex vivo evaluate the possibilities ...
Methods for assessing the quality of life of Russian urban youth
In this article, I carry out a critical analysis of the existing methods for assessing the quality of life of cities and propose a method for assessing Russian cities as experienced by youth. The main result of this study is a method that can be used by municipal authorities in preparing strategic planning documents. I conclude ...
The layered approach to assessing marketing effectiveness
In the framework of the research problem of increasing the effectiveness of marketing activities, the authors describe a layered approach to assessing marketing effectiveness with the use of a balanced scorecard system, as well as the results of its practical application in the case of large industrial enterprises of the Kaliningrad region. The article presents the authors’ layered system ...
Variability of climatic characteristics оver the South-East Baltic coastal waters in the early XXI century
The study is focused on features of hydrometeorological conditions in the southeastern Baltic Sea and their trends assessment for 2005—2019 (climatic half period). The authors used the data from field observations of atmospheric pressure, wind direction and speed, and air temperature from the automatic hydrometeorological station located offshore, as well as the ...
Introducing Sectoral Models into Regional Management: An Assessment of Regulatory Impacts on the Economy
... for new effective economic management tools, since traditional approaches and modeling practices at the regional level are not suitable for either analysing various types of impact on regional economy (production, market (product), sector, region), or assessment of their consequences and identification of the necessary measures in any given economic conditions. The authors construct sectoral models to assess regulatory impacts on regional economic performance. Assessments of regulatory impacts on product ...
Measurement of liver volume using imaging techniques of various modalities
Evaluation of liver volume is of great importance in the management of certain liver diseases and systemic disorders involving the liver. With the development of innovative technologies for the partial liver resection and transplantation lifetime assessment of liver volume is of great interest. The volume of the liver is a sensitive indicator for ectopic fat deposition and metabolic syndrome in obesity. Manual assessment of liver volume using percussion and palpation methods has disadvantages ...
The assessment and factors of increase in innovative competitiveness of Latvian regions
Latvia’s participation in the process of integration and globalization within the European Uni on creates a need to improve tools of competitiveness and management assessment of the country’s regions. It also requires the development of common approaches to sel ection criteria, competition indicators and assessment tools at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. This study identifies the development stage of Latvia’s ...
The role of International trade in improving the competitiveness of Saint Petersburg
... assembly: the dynamics of the Russian automotive industry is twice as fast as the world, AvtoRevyu, no. 5, available at:
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18. Vasilenko, A. I. (ed.) 2014, Imidzh Rossii: kontseptsiya natsional'nogo i territorial'nogo brendinga ...
Assessment of Student Laboratory Works in the framework of “Modern Information Technologies in Physical Culture and Sports” Discipline at IKSUR
The article presents the methods of the assessment of students' laboratory works in the framework of “Modern Information Technologies in Physical Culture and Sports” discipline at IKSUR. The author analyses the practical preconditions of the elaboration of these methods and the results ...
The organisational model of assessing the influence of vocational education on the competitiveness of small enterprises in the region
This article emphasises the importance and focuses on the content of the organisational-logical model of the assessment of the influence of vocational training on the competitiveness of small enterprises in the region. By means of the target programme method and on the basis of integral expert reviews, the author built a model of the increase in regional vocational ...
Use of results of interpretation of scattered waves on the CSP method at the assessment of resources of the field of hydrocarbons with fracture collectors
Results of an assessment of resources of a field with fracture and cavernous type of a collector are given. The technique of complex interpretation of seismic data on the CSP method is described, allowing to receive such important parameters, as the area of distribution ...
Multidimensional poverty in the Baltic States in the EU context: theoretical and practical aspects
There are several approaches to assessing poverty, namely, the absolute, relative, and subjective ones. They are widely used in studying income dynamics and differentiation at a national level. Yet a new research approach to the study and assessment of ‘multidimensional’ poverty ...
On the methodological approaches to the assessment of competitiveness of small enterprises
The study of existing methodological approaches identified their weaknesses as to insufficient consideration of factors and their influence. The author offers a methodological approach to the assessment of competitiveness of small enterprises (SE) on the basis of the assessment of affecting factors. The integral index makes it possible to identify the competitiveness of a particular small enterprise. The approach suggested can be used as a ...
Use of the genetic algorithm for devising a formula for liver volumetry
... под ред. Г. Е. Труфанова, В. В. Рязанова. М., 2016. Т.1 : Ультразвуковая диагностика заболеваний органов брюшной полости.
6. Bora A., Alptekin C., Yavuz A., et al. Assessment of liver volume with computed tomography and comparison of findings with ultrasonography // Abdom. Imaging. 2014. Vol. 39. P. 1153—1161.
7. Borchert D., Schuler A., Muche R. et al. Comparison of Panorama Ultrasonography, Conventional B-Mode ...
Cross-border Specialization of Interregional Interaction: Applying New Assessment Methods
... factor in the development of border regions. It can be viewed as a result of intensification of cross-border contacts and greater economic openness of cross-border regions. Thus, the roots of current development are quite easy to pinpoint. However, assessment of the impact of cross-border cooperation on the development of border regions appears to be a research challenge. In this paper, we offer an approach to the assessment of the role of cross-border cooperation in the system of interregional ...
Training future teachers to perform grading
... Оценивание учебных достижений студентов: современные тен¬денции // Проблемы педагогики средней и высшей школы. 2013. № 1. С. 205—215.
assessment, problem of assessment, developing assessment skills in future teachers , qualimetric competence, grading algorithm
A qualimetric assessment of students’ academic achievements
This article proposes a methodology for the qualimetric evaluation of students’ achievements developed within IKBFU’s project “The development of an independent qualimetric system of assessing academic achievements of students and evaluating the academic staff” (the project team included V.V. Nordin, A.V. Yurov, N.V. Belkina, and K.L. Polupan). The proposed methodology uses a comprehensive approach to identifying quality levels ...
Communication of Covid-19 consequences in the Baltic States inforsphere
... approach for the definition of multi-risk maps at regional level: first application, Journal of Risk Research, vol. 12, no. 3—4, p. 513—534. doi:
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3. Stepanova, V. V., Sivobrova, I. A., Nikolaev, A. V. 2014, Risk Factors Assessment Model in the Regional Operational Management System, GISAP: Economics,...
The assessment of research and technical potential in the framework of the innovative model of development of regional economy
This article considers the research and technological potential and the innovative activity in a specific region of Russia — the Kaliningrad region. The authors assess its research and technological potential, and the achieved level of innovative activity in the Kaliningrad region as prerequisites necessary for the implementation of an innovative model of economy. This work identifies the problems of the research ...
The effectiveness of the Latvian education system assessed by the population
The article assesses the efficiency of the state’s system of education through a wide variety of objective factors (the state and availability of infrastructure, budget, training and retraining, etc.) and subjective (psychosocial) assessments and visions of the ...
Current issues in assessing the environmental damage caused by water pollution in a water-scarce region
This article analyses the problem of ecological damage assessment and estmiates realted human effect based on the methodology of identifying pre¬vented ecological damage for a water-scarce region in the case of the Ural River basin. Calculations use regional per-unit damage data – cost assessments of damage ...
The goecological seismic risk associated with the construction of an underground gas storage in the Kaliningrad region
This article justifies the methodology for assessing the geoecological seismic risk associated with the construction of the Kaliningrad Underground Gas Storage (KUGS). A modified Leopold matrix helped obtain semi-quantitative seismic safety estimate for the object under consideration. The risk ...
The significance of terrain for the assessment of natural complex sensitivity to human impact
This article considers the influence of terrain on the assessment of natural system sensitivity to anthropogenic impact. The author presents a classification model of natural system sensitivity to anthropogenic chemical and mechanical impacts. The article examines certain cases of the influence of terrain ...
Liver elastography techniques and the problems of Russian terminology
... recommendations on the clinical use of ultrasound elastography. Part 1: Basic principles and technology //
2013. Vol. 34 (2). P. 169—184. doi: 10.1055/s-0033- 1335205.
6. Barr R. G., Ferraioli G., Palmeri M. L. et al. Elastography assessment of liver fibrosis: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference statement // Radiology. 2015. Vol. 276 (3). P. 845—861. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2015150619.
7. Franchi-Abella S., Corno L., Gonzales E. et al. Feasibility and diagnostic ...
A sample assessment of the constellation form influence on noise immunity for reception of the QAM-8 radio signal in the Matlab environment
... the satellite television broadcasting systems, as well as for the communication channel of the INMARSAT satellite communication system and the Sirius satellite. The paper presents the results of a study, when an experimental facility was assembled to assess the probability of receiving bit error for a QAM-8 radio signal, depending on the type of signal constellation for different SNRs in the MathLAB + Simulink simulation environment. The results of the research, as well as the developed experimental ...
Methodology of assessment of natural complexes sensitivity to anthropogenic impact
This article offers a comparative analysis of the concepts of «stability», «sensitivity», «vulnerability» in relation to natural complexes and offers the author's methodology for assessing the vulnerability of natural complexes to anthropogenic impact.
1. Белов Н. С. Оценка геоэкологической ситуации в речных бассейнах Калининградской области с применением ...
Russia's accession to the WTO as an important factor of the country's integration into the world economy
... WTO is an efficient instrument of the country's integration into the globalized world economy. However, it can adversely affect a number of enterprises and industries within the national economy. Thus, there is a need to develop a methodology for the assessment of the preparedness for operating under WTO membership conditions, which can be practically applied in the development of measures aimed at increasing the competitiveness of economic entities. This determines the objective of the research. ...
The use of the fluctuating asymmetry coefficient as a quality assessment criteria for morphometric adaptation of wood vegetation to technogenic conditions
The article is focused on the development of a methodology for quantitative assessment of adaptive changes magnitude in woody vegetation in the vicinity of the Gomel Polissyе major industrial enterprises on the basis the of leaf blades fluctuating asymmetry index. This justifies the possibility of using this value as a criterion ...
Sustainable development of the city territorial capital: adaptive policy through the geography of knowledge
When knowledge is a paramount resource, the effective management of its accumulation, use, and transfer becomes the most important function, which enables to assess and monitor the ability of territorial innovation systems to generate new scientific knowledge. While the commercialization of knowledge in the territorial context is primarily considered at the regional level as part of the production process,...
Strategic opportunities for economic development of the Baltic Sea coastal zones and sea industrial and port complexes
... of coastal zones taking into account the changes in the strategic situation in order to maintain the components of marine potential of the Russian Federation at the level of its national interests. The article aims to develop an indicator system of assessment of coastal zone potential, and sea industrial and port facilities in order to identify the characteristic and strategic capacities of the economic development of these territories in the complex approach. The research methodology is based on ...
The economic aspects of quality of information management systems: the case of Russia
This paper offers a scientific analysis of Russian practices of assessing the quality information control systems (economic aspect) over the last thirty years. The author described the methodological approach to the assessment of the quality of information services for the agro-industrial complex.
1. Лукьянова ...
The theoretical framework a teacher’s cross-cultural compe-tence: International practice
... Bennett (Eds.). Handbook of intercultural training. Third Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2004.
6. Byram M. Foreign language teaching and intercultural citizenship // Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research. 2013. 1(3). P. 53—62.
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On the assessment of cross-border regions' development potential
This article sets out to assess the potential of cross-border region development on the basis of theoretical and methodological materials. The study examines the Kaliningrad region and Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship. The article is focused on the modelling of interindustry balance ...
The First World War in the assessment of his contemporaries: the government and Russian society
Maltseva T., A. Chumakova A.
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Efficiency of a pedagogical model for preventing unemployment among Russian students: Analysis and data interpretation
... proved the efficiency of experimental training contributing to the de-velopment of key professional activities in students based on the proposed model of a pedagogical system for preventing unemployment among Russian students. An interval scale for assessing the development of major profes-sional activities, which was obtained using the WINSTEPS 3.90.0 software, proved to be independent and applicable to performing assessment in similar studies.
1. Linacre M. J. A User’s Guide to WINSTEPS: ...