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a sum paid to an employee when he or she leaves a company that can be transferred to a concessionally taxed investment account such as an Approved Deposit Fund

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  • Alpha-beta pruning — is a search algorithm which seeks to reduce the number of nodes that are evaluated in the search tree by the minimax algorithm. It is a search with adversary algorithm used commonly for machine playing of two player games (Tic tac toe, Chess, Go …   Wikipedia

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  • Alpha Centauri in fiction — Alpha Centauri, the closest star system to the Sun, is frequently referenced in science fiction stories, especially those involving interstellar travel. Literature * In Far Centaurus (1944), the classic short story by A. E. van Vogt, an earth… …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha (investment) — Alpha is a risk adjusted measure of the so called active return on an investment. It is the return in excess of the compensation for the risk borne, and thus commonly used to assess active managers performances. Often, the return of a benchmark… …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha (letter) — Alpha (uppercase Α, lowercase α; el. Αλφα) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 1. It was derived from the Phoenician letter Aleph .In both Classical Greek and Modern Greek, alpha represents …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha Lambda Delta — is an honor society for students who have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher and are in the top 20% of their class during their first year or term of higher education.HistoryAlpha Lambda Delta was founded in 1924 by the Dean of Women, Maria Leonard, at …   Wikipedia

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