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Publications in 2012

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RGB-D mapping: Using Kinect-style depth cameras for dense 3D modeling of indoor environments

RGB-D cameras (such as the Microsoft Kinect) are novel sensing systems that capture RGB images along with per-pixel depth information. In this paper we investigate how such cameras can be used for building dense 3D maps of indoor environments. Such maps...

Patient safety, satisfaction, and quality of hospital care: cross sectional surveys of nurses and patients in 12 countries in Europe and the United States.

Objective: To determine whether hospitals with a good organisation of care (such as improved nurse staffing and work environments) can affect patient care and nurse workforce stability in European countries.Design: Cross sectional surveys of patients...

American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention

The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and, ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns among Americans....

A brief review on the history of human functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) development and fields of application

article i nfo Functional near-infrared spectroscopy Functional near-infrared topography Hemodynamic response Optical imaging Cortical activation This review is aimed at celebrating the upcoming 20th anniversary of the birth of human functional near- infrared...

Best Linear Unbiased Prediction in the Generalized Linear Regression Model

When interdependence of disturbances is present in a regression model, the pattern of sample residuals contains information which is useful in prediction of post-sample drawings. This information, which is often overlooked, is exploited in the best linear...

Estimation of Parameters and Large Quantiles Based on the k Largest Observations

We consider an estimation problem when only the k largest observations of a sample of size n are available. It is assumed that the underlying distribution function F belongs to the domain of attraction of a known extreme-value distribution and that k...

Innovation: Metabolomics: the apogee of the omics trilogy

Gary J. Patti, Oscar Yanes, Gary Siuzdak

A Trial of Sugar-free or Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Body Weight in Children

Background The consumption of beverages that contain sugar is associated with overweight, possibly because liquid sugars do not lead to a sense of satiety, so the consumption of other foods is not reduced. However, data are lacking to show that the replacement...

The physics of wind-blown sand and dust

The transport of sand and dust by wind is a potent erosional force, creates sand dunes and ripples, and loads the atmosphere with suspended dust aerosols. This paper presents an extensive review of the physics of wind-blown sand and dust on Earth and...

TGF-β and BMP signaling in osteoblast differentiation and bone formation.

Transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β)/bone morphogenic protein (BMP) signaling is involved in a vast majority of cellular processes and is fundamentally important throughout life. TGF-β/BMPs have widely recognized roles in bone formation during mammalian...

Nanoporous organic polymer networks

Nanoporous organic polymer networks are a class of materials consisting solely of the lighter elements in the periodic table. These materials have potential uses in areas such as storage, separation, and catalysis. Here, we review the different classes...

Invasive aspergillosis in critically ill patients without malignancy.

Using criteria designed for invasive aspergillosis (IA) in patients with cancer, we aimed to determine the impact of IA in patients without malignancy in a medical intensive care unit (ICU). In this retrospective study, 127 patients out of 1,850 admissions...

NONLINEAR TIME SEQUENCE ANALYSIS

We review several aspects of the analysis of time sequences, and concentrate on recent methods using concepts from the theory of nonlinear dynamical systems. In particular, we discuss problems in estimating attractor dimensions, entropies, and Lyapunov...

The Prognostic Significance of the Histologic Pattern of Interstitial Pneumonia in Patients Presenting with the Clinical Entity of Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitis

Lone cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (CFA) is a progressive interstitial lung disease, with a median survival of 3 to 6 yr from the onset of dyspnea. CFA can be subdivided into prognostically significant histopathologic patterns, including nonspecific...

Cortical parvalbumin interneurons and cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia

David A. Lewis, Allison A. Curley, Jill R. Glausier, David W. Volk

Extensive Promoter-Centered Chromatin Interactions Provide a Topological Basis for Transcription Regulation

Summary Higher-order chromosomal organization for transcription regulation is poorly understood in eukaryotes. Using genome-wide Chromatin Interaction Analysis with Paired-End-Tag sequencing (ChIA-PET), we mapped long-range chromatin interactions associated...

Improvement of Survival in Patients with Diffuse Panbronchiolitis Treated with Low-dose Erythromycin

Diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways with a high rate of mortality despite treatment with a combination of antibiotics and the use of supportive therapy such as oxygen administration. Low-dose erythromycin therapy...

RNA therapeutics: beyond RNA interference and antisense oligonucleotides

Here, we discuss three RNA-based therapeutic technologies exploiting various oligonucleotides that bind to RNA by base pairing in a sequence-specific manner yet have different mechanisms of action and effects. RNA interference and antisense oligonucleotides...

Measurement of Separate Cosmic-Ray Electron and Positron Spectra with the Fermi Large Area Telescope

We measured separate cosmic-ray electron and positron spectra with the Fermi Large Area Telescope. Because the instrument does not have an onboard magnet, we distinguish the two species by exploiting the Earth's shadow, which is offset in opposite directions...

Two-Year Cognitive, Emotional, and Quality-of-Life Outcomes in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has a high mortality and is associated with significant morbidity. Prior outcome studies have focused predominant on short-term outcomes (6–12 months). We assessed longitudinal neurocognitive, emotional, and...

Commercialization of microfluidic point-of-care diagnostic devices

A large part of the excitement behind microfluidics is in its potential for producing practical devices, but surprisingly few lab-on-a-chip based technologies have been successfully introduced into the market. Here, we review current work in commercializing...

Sildenafil versus Endothelin Receptor Antagonist for Pulmonary Hypertension (SERAPH) Study

Rationale: Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibition has been proposed for the treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Objective: This study compared adding sildenafil, a PDE5 inhibitor, to conventional treatment with the current practice...

Women Empowerment and Economic Development

Women’s empowerment and economic development are closely related: in one direction, development alone can play a major role in driving down inequality between men and women; in the other direction, empowering women may benefit development. Does this...

The Multilinear Engine-A Table-Driven, Least Squares Program for Solving Multilinear Problems, Including the n-Way Parallel Factor Analysis Model

A technique for fitting multilinear and quasi-multilinear mathematical expressions or models to two-, three-, and many-dimensional data arrays is described. Principal component analysis and three-way PARAFAC factor analysis are examples of bilinear and...

Blood Pressure in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Hypertension is a common complication of obstructive sleep apnea in adults. However, hypertension has not been studied systematically in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). We therefore measured blood pressure (BP) during polysomnography...

The impact of the unfolded protein response on human disease

A central function of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is to coordinate protein biosynthetic and secretory activities in the cell. Alterations in ER homeostasis cause accumulation of misfolded/unfolded proteins in the ER. To maintain ER homeostasis, eukaryotic...

ESMO Consensus Guidelines for management of patients with colon and rectal cancer. A personalized approach to clinical decision making

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common tumour type in both sexes combined in Western countries. Although screening programmes including the implementation of faecal occult blood test and colono ...

Nutrition and physical activity guidelines for cancer survivors

Answer questions and earn CME/CNECancer survivors are often highly motivated to seek information about food choices, physical activity, and dietary supplements to improve their treatment outcomes, quality of life, and overall survival. To address these...

Infliximab Therapy in Patients with Chronic Sarcoidosis and Pulmonary Involvement

Rationale: Evidence suggests that tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α plays an important role in the pathophysiology of sarcoidosis.Objectives: To assess the efficacy of infliximab in sarcoidosis.Methods: A phase 2, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled...

Reliability of Structures

Andrzej S Nowak, Kevin R Collins

Non-destructive prediction and visualization of chemical composition in lamb meat using NIR hyperspectral imaging and multivariate regression

The main goal of this study was to investigate the potential of hyperspectral imaging in the near-infrared (NIR) range of 900–1700 nm for non-destructive prediction of chemical composition in lamb meat. Hyperspectral images were acquired for lamb samples...

Insights into RNA Biology from an Atlas of Mammalian mRNA-Binding Proteins

SUMMARY RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) determine RNA fate from synthesis to decay. Employing two complementary protocols for covalent UV crosslinking of RBPs to RNA, we describe a systematic, unbiased, and comprehensive approach, termed ‘‘interactome...

Merging visible-light photocatalysis and transition-metal catalysis in the copper-catalyzed trifluoromethylation of boronic acids with CF3I.

This communication describes the development of a mild method for the cross-coupling of arylboronic acids with CF3I via the merger of photoredox and Cu catalysis. This method has been applied to the trifluoromethylation of electronically diverse aromatic...

An official ATS statement: grading the quality of evidence and strength of recommendations in ATS guidelines and recommendations.

Holger J. Schünemann, Roman Jaeschke, Deborah J. Cook, William F. Bria, Ali El-Solh, Armin Ernst, Bonnie Fahy, Michael K. Gould, Kathleen L. Horan, Jerry A. Krishnan, Constantine A. Manthous, Janet R. Maurer, Walter T. McNicholas, Andrew D Oxman, Gordon D. Rubenfeld, Gerard M. Turino, Gordon H. Guyatt

Nanoparticles: a boon to drug delivery, therapeutics, diagnostics and imaging

Drug delivery is an interdisciplinary and independent field of research and is gaining the attention of pharmaceutical researchers, medical doctors and industry. A safe and targeted drug delivery could improve the performance of some classic medicines...

Consensus on women’s health aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the Amsterdam ESHRE/ASRM-Sponsored 3rd PCOS Consensus Workshop Group

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in females, with a high prevalence. The etiology of this heterogeneous condition remains obscure, and its phenotype expression varies. Two widely cited previous ESHRE/ASRM sponsored...

Atheroprotective communication between endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells through miRNAs

Eduard Hergenreider, Susanne Heydt, Karine Tréguer, Thomas Boettger, Anton J.G. Horrevoets, Margot P. Scheffer, Achilleas S. Frangakis, Xiaoke Yin, Manuel Mayr, Thomas Braun, Carmen Urbich, Reinier A. Boon, Stefanie Dimmeler

Injectable and biodegradable hydrogels: gelation, biodegradation and biomedical applications

Injectable hydrogels with biodegradability have in situ formability which in vitro/in vivo allows an effective and homogeneous encapsulation of drugs/cells, and convenient in vivo surgical operation in a minimally invasive way, causing smaller scar size...

KIF5B-RET fusions in lung adenocarcinoma

Takashi Kohno, Hitoshi Ichikawa, Yasushi Totoki, Masaki Hiramoto, Takao Nammo, Hiromi Sakamoto, Koji Tsuta, Koh Furuta, Yoko Shimada, Reika Iwakawa, Hideaki Ogiwara, Takahiro Oike, Masato Enari, Aaron J. Schetter, Hirokazu Okayama, Aage Haugen, Vidar Skaug, Suenori Chiku, Itaru Yamanaka, Yasuhito Arai, Shun-ichi Watanabe, Ikuo Sekine, Seishi Ogawa, Curtis C. Harris, Hitoshi Tsuda, Teruhiko Yoshida, Jun Yokota, Tatsuhiro Shibata

Range of genetic mutations associated with severe non-syndromic sporadic intellectual disability: an exome sequencing study

The genetic cause of intellectual disability in most patients is unclear because of the absence of morphological clues, information about the position of such genes, and suitable screening methods. Our aim was to identify de-novo variants in individuals...

A Comparison of Some Control Chart Procedures

This paper unifies and extends previously published characterizations of moving average, geometric moving average, and cumulative sum control chart procedures. It presents comparable characterizations of two procedures based on tests described but not...

Linking perceived value and loyalty in location‐based mobile services

Purpose – To analyze the direct effect of perceived value dimensions (monetary, convenience, social, emotional, conditional and epistemic value) on attitudinal and behavioral components of loyalty: commitment and behavioral intentions to use location‐based...

Synthetic gecko foot-hair micro/nano-structures as dry adhesives

This paper proposes techniques to fabricate synthetic gecko foot-hairs as dry adhesives for future wall-climbing and surgical robots, and models for understanding the synthetic hair design issues. Two nanomolding fabrication techniques are proposed: the...

Discrete choice experiments in health economics: A review of the literature

SUMMARY Discrete choice experiments (DCEs) have become a commonly used instrument in health economics. This paper updates a review of published papers between 1990 and 2000 for the years 2001–2008. Based on this previous review, and a number of other...

ExPASy: SIB bioinformatics resource portal

Panu Artimo, Manohar Jonnalagedda, Konstantin Arnold, Delphine Baratin, Gábor Csárdi, Edouard de Castro, Séverine Duvaud, Volker Flegel, Arnaud Fortier, Elisabeth Gasteiger, Aurélien Grosdidier, Céline Hernandez, Vassilios Ioannidis, Dmitry Kuznetsov, Robin Liechti, Sébastien Moretti, Khaled Mostaguir, Nicole Redaschi, Grégoire Rossier, Ioannis Xenarios, Heinz Stockinger

Volatility, Correlation and Tails for Systemic Risk Measurement

This paper proposes an empirical methodology to measure systemic risk. We associate the systemic risk of a financial institution with its contribution to the deterioration of the system capitalization that would be experienced in a crisis. In order to...

A New Class of Stabilizing Controllers for Uncertain Dynamical Systems

This paper is concerned with the problem of designing a stabilizing controller for a class of uncertain dynamical systems. The vector of uncertain parameters $q( \cdot )$ is time-varying, and its values $q(t)$ lie within a prespecified bounding set Q...

Meta-Analysis of Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Trials Testing Low Tidal Volumes

Peter Q. Eichacker, Eric Gerstenberger, Steven M. Banks, Xizhong Cui, Charles Natanson

Cardiovascular benefits and diabetes risks of statin therapy in primary prevention: an analysis from the JUPITER trial

Methods In the randomised, double-blind JUPITER trial, 17 603 men and women without previous cardiovascular disease or diabetes were randomly assigned to rosuvastatin 20 mg or placebo and followed up for up to 5 years for the primary endpoint (myocardial...

Normalization as a canonical neural computation

Matteo Carandini, David J. Heeger

Resurgent Tuberculosis in New York City: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Homelessness, and the Decline of Tuberculosis Control Programs

tion with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) often blamed for this resurgence. Although a sub,qzbe aQ- stantial part of the increase may well be due to concomitant HIV infection, significant social, economic, and historical factors contributed to...

Research methods in psychology

Book synopsis: Research Methods in Psychology has been substantially revised in its fourth edition. Continuing to offer enviable coverage of the research methods that psychology students at intermediate levels need to cover in their course, the textbook...

BRCA1 and BRCA2: different roles in a common pathway of genome protection

The proteins encoded by the two major breast cancer susceptibility genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, work in a common pathway of genome protection. However, the two proteins work at different stages in the DNA damage response (DDR) and in DNA repair. BRCA1 is a...

Carbon nanodots as fluorescence probes for rapid, sensitive, and label-free detection of Hg2+ and biothiols in complex matrices

In this work, unmodified carbon nanodots are demonstrated as novel and environmentally-friendly fluorescence probes for the sensing of Hg2+ and biothiols with high sensitivity and selectivity.

A Robust Method for Multiple Linear Regression

Techniques of fitting are said to be resistant when the result is not greatly altered in the case a small fraction of the data is altered: techniques of fitting are said to be robust of efficiency when their statistical efficiency remains high for conditions...

Constructing a research database of social and environmental reporting by UK companies

Responds to the widely‐reported methodological problems which have arisen in research into corporate social and environmental reporting. Reports on an attempt to build a database of UK company social and environmental disclosure. The motivation behind...

Probing the relaxation towards equilibrium in an isolated strongly correlated one-dimensional Bose gas

The problem of how complex quantum systems eventually come to rest lies at the heart of statistical mechanics. The maximum-entropy principle describes which quantum states can be expected in equilibrium, but not how closed quantum many-body systems dynamically...

The prevalence of DSM-IV attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a meta-analytic review.

This article describes a comprehensive meta- analysis that was conducted to estimate the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disor- ders, fourth edition (DSM-IV)....

Evolution of Mechanical Ventilation in Response to Clinical Research

Rationale: Recent literature in mechanical ventilation includes strong evidence from randomized trials. Little information is available regarding the influence of these trials on usual clinical practice.Objectives: To describe current mechanical ventilation...

RASL: Robust Alignment by Sparse and Low-Rank Decomposition for Linearly Correlated Images

This paper studies the problem of simultaneously aligning a batch of linearly correlated images despite gross corruption (such as occlusion). Our method seeks an optimal set of image domain transformations such that the matrix of transformed images can...

De novo CNV analysis implicates specific abnormalities of postsynaptic signalling complexes in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia

A small number of rare, recurrent genomic copy number variants (CNVs) are known to substantially increase susceptibility to schizophrenia. As a consequence of the low fecundity in people with schizophrenia and other neurodevelopmental phenotypes to which...

Simulation-Extrapolation Estimation in Parametric Measurement Error Models

We describe a simulation-based method of inference for parametric measurement error models in which the measurement error variance is known or at least well estimated. The method entails adding additional measurement error in known increments to the data,...

MicroRNAs in metabolism and metabolic disorders

Veerle Rottiers, Anders M. Näär

Medulloblastoma Exome Sequencing Uncovers Subtype-Specific Somatic Mutations

Trevor J. Pugh, Shyamal Dilhan Weeraratne, Tenley C. Archer, Daniel A. Pomeranz Krummel, Daniel Auclair, James Bochicchio, Mauricio O. Carneiro, Scott L. Carter, Kristian Cibulskis, Rachel L. Erlich, Heidi Greulich, Michael S. Lawrence, Niall J. Lennon, Aaron McKenna, James Meldrim, Alex H. Ramos, Michael G. Ross, Carsten Russ, Erica Shefler, Andrey Sivachenko, Brian Sogoloff, Petar Stojanov, Pablo Tamayo, Jill P. Mesirov, Vladimir Amani, Natalia Teider, Soma Sengupta, Jessica Pierre Francois, Paul A. Northcott, Michael D. Taylor, Furong Yu, Gerald R. Crabtree, Amanda G. Kautzman, Stacey Gabriel, Gad Getz, Natalie Jäger, David T. Jones, Peter Lichter, Stefan M. Pfister, Thomas M. Roberts, Matthew Meyerson, Scott L. Pomeroy, Yoon-Jae Cho

Culture and leadership across the world : the GLOBE book of in-depth studies of 25 societies

Jagdeep Singh Chhokar, Felix C. Brodbeck, Robert J. House, Global Leadership

Size, Value, and Momentum in International Stock Returns §

In the four regions (North America, Europe, Japan, and Asia Pacific) we examine, there are value premiums in average stock returns that, except for Japan, decrease with size. Except for Japan, there is return momentum everywhere, and spreads in average...

Simultaneously Mitigating Near-Term Climate Change and Improving Human Health and Food Security

Tropospheric ozone can be dangerous to human health, can be harmful to vegetation, and is a major contributor to climate warming. Black carbon also has significant negative effects on health and air quality and causes warming of the atmosphere. Shindell...

Regulatory T cells are expanded in blood and disease sites in patients with tuberculosis

Rationale: T-cell responses during tuberculosis (TB) help contain Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vivo but also cause collateral damage to host tissues. Immune regulatory mechanisms may limit this immunopathology, and suppressed cellular immune responses...

Biodiversity and ecosystem services: a multilayered relationship

The relationship between biodiversity and the rapidly expanding research and policy field of ecosystem services is confused and is damaging efforts to create coherent policy. Using the widely accepted Convention on Biological Diversity definition of biodiversity...

Bortezomib Induction and Maintenance Treatment in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma: Results of the Randomized Phase III HOVON-65/ GMMG-HD4 Trial

Sonneveld, Pieter Schmidt-Wolf, Ingo G H van der Holt, Bronno El Jarari, Laila Bertsch, Uta Salwender, Hans Zweegman, Sonja Vellenga, Edo Broyl, Annemiek Blau, Igor W Weisel, Katja C Wittebol, Shulamiet Bos, Gerard M J Stevens-Kroef, Marian Scheid, Christof...

Mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa, TNF- α , and IL-1 β , but Not IL-6, Induce Human β -Defensin-2 in Respiratory Epithelia

Cultured lung epithelial cells release antibacterial activity upon contact with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA), which is impaired in cystic fibrosis (CF). In order to identify the factors responsible for killing PA by a biochemical approach, we purified...

Optimal Packet Scheduling in an Energy Harvesting Communication System

We consider the optimal packet scheduling problem in a single-user energy harvesting wireless communication system. In this system, both the data packets and the harvested energy are modeled to arrive at the source node randomly. Our goal is to adaptively...

Cortical oscillations and speech processing: emerging computational principles and operations

�Neuronal oscillations are ubiquitous in the brain and may contribute to cognition in several ways: for example, by segregating information and organizing spike timing. Recent data show that delta, theta and gamma oscillations are specifically engaged...

Rules for scoring respiratory events in sleep: update of the 2007 AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events. Deliberations of the Sleep Apnea Definitions Task Force of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Richard B. Berry, Rohit Budhiraja, Daniel J. Gottlieb, David Gozal, Conrad Iber, Carole L. Marcus, Mehra R, Sairam Parthasarathy, Quan Sf, Susan Redline, Kingman P. Strohl, Davidson Ward Sl, Michelle M. Tangredi

Analyses of pig genomes provide insight into porcine demography and evolution

Groenen, M. A. M., Archibald, A. L., Uenishi, H., Tuggle, C. K., Takeuchi, Y., Rothschild, M. F., Rogel-Gaillard, C., Park, C., Milan, D., Megens, H-J., Li, S., Larkin, D. M., Kim, H., Frantz, L. A. F., Caccamo, M., Ahn, H., Aken, B. L., Anselmo, A.,...

Brown adipose tissue oxidative metabolism contributes to energy expenditure during acute cold exposure in humans

Véronique Ouellet, Sébastien M. Labbé, Denis P. Blondin, Serge Phoenix, Brigitte Guérin, François Haman, Eric Turcotte, Denis Richard, André C. Carpentier

RAF Inhibitor Dabrafenib (GSK2118436) is Active in Melanoma Brain Metastases, Multiple BRAF Genotypes and Diverse Cancers

Gerald S. Falchook, Georgina V. Long, Razelle Kurzrock, Kevin B. Kim, Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau, Michael P. Brown, Omid Hamid, J. R. Infante, Michael Millward, Anna C. Pavlick, Steven J. O’Day, Samuel C. Blackman, C.M. Curtis, Peter F. Lebowitz, Bo Ma, Daniele Ouellet, Richard Kefford

Fundamentals of green chemistry: efficiency in reaction design

In this tutorial review, the fundamental concepts underlying the principles of green and sustainable chemistry - atom and step economy and the E factor - are presented, within the general context of efficiency in organic synthesis. The importance of waste...

A Comparison of SIFT, PCA-SIFT and SURF

This paper summarizes the three robust feature detection methods: Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT), Principal Component Analysis (PCA–SIFT) and Speeded Up Robust Features (SURF). This paper uses KNN (K-Nearest Neighbor) and Random Sample Consensus...

Combining Propensity Score Matching with Additional Adjustments for Prognostic Covariates

Propensity score matching refers to a class of multivariate methods used in comparative studies to construct treated and matched control samples that have similar distributions on many covariates. This matching is the observational study analog of randomization...

A Bayesian Analysis of Kriging

This article is concerned with predicting for Gaussian random fields in a way that appropriately deals with uncertainty in the covariance function. To this end, we analyze the best linear unbiased prediction procedure within a Bayesian framework. Particular...

A Survey of Green Networking Research

Reduction of unnecessary energy consumption is becoming a major concern in wired networking, because of the potential economical benefits and of its expected environmental impact. These issues, usually referred to as "green networking", relate to embedding...

Really Uncertain Business Cycles

We propose uncertainty shocks as a new shock that drives business cycles. First, we demonstrate that microeconomic uncertainty is robustly countercyclical, rising sharply during recessions, particularly during the Great Recession of 2007-2009. Second,...

Mixed Lineage Kinase Domain-like Protein Mediates Necrosis Signaling Downstream of RIP3 Kinase

The receptor-interacting serine-threonine kinase 3 (RIP3) is a key signaling molecule in the programmed necrosis (necroptosis) pathway. This pathway plays important roles in a variety of physiological and pathological conditions, including development,...

Hsp90 Molecular Chaperone Inhibitors: Are We There Yet?

Heat shock protein (Hsp) 90 is an ATP-dependent molecular chaperone that is exploited by malignant cells to support activated oncoproteins, including many cancer-associated kinases and transcription factors, and it is essential for oncogenic transformation....

Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease (version 2012): The Joint Task Force on the Management of Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)

Alec Vahanian, Ottavio Alfieri, Felicita Andreotti, Manuel J. Antunes, Gonzalo Barón-Esquivias, Helmut Baumgartner, Michael A. Borger, Thierry Carrel, M. De Bonis, Arturo Evangelista, Volkmar Falk, Bernard Iung, P. Lancellotti, Luc Pierard, Susanna Price, Hans-Joachim Schäfers, Gerhard Schuler, Janina Stępińska, Karl Swedberg, U. Von Oppell, Stephan Windecker, José Zamorano, Marian Zembala, Jeroen J. Bax, Claudio Ceconi, Christi Deaton, Robert Fagard, David Hasdai, Arno W. Hoes, Paulus Kirchhof, Juhani Knuuti, P. Kolh, Theresa McDonagh, Cyril Moulin, Bogdan A. Popescu, Zeljko Reiner, Sechtem U, Pa Sirnes, Michal Tendera, Adam Torbicki, Luigi P. Badano, M. Bunc, M. Claeys, Niksa Drinkovic, Gerasimos Filippatos, Gilbert Habib, Kappetein Ap, Roland Kassab, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Neil Moat

Truncations of Titin Causing Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Background Dilated cardiomyopathy and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy arise from mutations in many genes. TTN, the gene encoding the sarcomere protein titin, has been insufficiently analyzed for cardiomyopathy mutations because of its enormous size. Methods...

Aggregating Local Image Descriptors into Compact Codes

This paper addresses the problem of large-scale image search. Three constraints have to be taken into account: search accuracy, efficiency, and memory usage. We first present and evaluate different ways of aggregating local image descriptors into a vector...

Supramolecular polymers constructed by crown ether-based molecular recognition

Supramolecular polymers, polymeric systems beyond the molecule, have attracted more and more attention from scientists due to their applications in various fields, including stimuli-responsive materials, healable materials, and drug delivery. Due to their...

Combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson using up to 4.9 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collision data at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC

A combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC using datasets corresponding to integrated luminosities from 1.04 fb−1 to 4.9 fb−1 of pp collisions collected at sqrt(s)=7 TeV is presented. The Higgs boson...

Comparative Effectiveness of Revascularization Strategies

Background Questions persist concerning the comparative effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG). The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)...

The Collapsed Gibbs Sampler in Bayesian Computations with Applications to a Gene Regulation Problem

This article describes a method of “grouping” and “collapsing” in using the Gibbs sampler and proves from an operator theory viewpoint that the method is in general beneficial. The norms of the forward operators associated with the corresponding...

Multifunctional Nanoparticles: Cost Versus Benefit of Adding Targeting and Imaging Capabilities

Nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems have been developed to improve the efficacy and reduce the systemic toxicity of a wide range of drugs. Although clinically approved nanoparticles have consistently shown value in reducing drug toxicity, their use...

Prophylactic versus selective use of surfactant in preventing morbidity and mortality in preterm infants

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Functional Data Analysis for Sparse Longitudinal Data

We propose a nonparametric method to perform functional principal components analysis for the case of sparse longitudinal data. The method aims at irregularly spaced longitudinal data, where the number of repeated measurements available per subject is...

Prevalence of Obesity Among Children and Adolescents: United States, Trends 1963-1965 Through 2009-2010

The federal Healthy People 2020 initiative identified obesity as one of its leading health indicators and called for a reduction in the proportion of children and adolescents who are obese, but the United States has made little progress toward the target...

Neuropsychological Sequelae and Impaired Health Status in Survivors of Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a disease of acute respiratory failure manifested by severe hypoxemia with a high mortality rate. Previous outcome studies of ARDS have assessed survival and/or pulmonary function as the primary outcome variables....

Tunable infrared plasmonic devices using graphene/insulator stacks

Hugen Yan, Xuesong Li, Bhupesh Chandra, George S. Tulevski, Yanqing Wu, Marcus Freitag, Wenjuan Zhu, Phaedon Avouris, Fengnian Xia

ERK1/2 MAP kinases: Structure, function, and regulation

ERK1 and ERK2 are related protein-serine/threonine kinases that participate in the Ras-Raf-MEK-ERK signal transduction cascade. This cascade participates in the regulation of a large variety of processes including cell adhesion, cell cycle progression,...

Dynamic Upper Airway Imaging during Awake Respiration in Normal Subjects and Patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing

The effects of respiration on upper airway caliber were studied using cine computed tomography (CT) in 15 normal subjects, 14 snorer/mildly apneic subjects, and 13 patients with obstructive sleep apnea. All sub­ jects were scanned in the supine position...

ENETS Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Liver and Other Distant Metastases from Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of Foregut, Midgut, Hindgut, and Unknown Primary

ENETS Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Liver and Other Distant Metastases from Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of Foregut, Midgut, Hindgut, and Unknown Primary

The Drosophila melanogaster Genetic Reference Panel

A major challenge of biology is understanding the relationship between molecular genetic variation and variation in quantitative traits, including fitness. This relationship determines our ability to predict phenotypes from genotypes and to understand...

Social work with disabled people

Michael Oliver, Bob Sapey

Unit Roots in Time Series Models: Tests and Implications

The decision on whether or not to include a unit root in an autoregressive operator has profound implications. Formal tests for the presence of unit roots give analysts objective guidance in this decision. This article is a practical guide to the use...

The World Input-Output Database (WIOD): Contents, Sources and Methods

The World Input-Output Database has been developed to analyse the effects of globalization on trade patterns, environmental pressures and socio-economic development across a wide set of countries. The database covers 27 EU countries and 13 other major...

2012 ACCF/AATS/SCAI/STS expert consensus document on transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

David R. Holmes, Michael J. Mack, Sanjay Kaul, Arvind K. Agnihotri, Karen P. Alexander, Steven R. Bailey, John H. Calhoon, Blase A. Carabello, Milind Y. Desai, Fred H. Edwards, Gary S. Francis, Timothy J. Gardner, A. Pieter Kappetein, Jane A. Linderbaum, Chirojit Mukherjee, Debabrata Mukherjee, Carlos E. Ruiz, Ralph L. Sacco, Donnette Smith, James D. Thomas

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation

Nutrition Board, Dan Glickman, Lynn Parker, Leslie J. Sim, Del Valle Cook H, Emily Ann Miller

Study and comparison of various image edge detection techniques

Edge detection is one of the most commonly used operations in image analysis, andthere are probably more algorithms in the literature for enhancing and detecting edgesthan any other single subject. The reason for this is that edges form the outline of...

Plasmonic photocatalysts: harvesting visible light with noble metal nanoparticles

The efforts to produce photocatalysts operating efficiently under visible light have led to a number of plasmonic photocatalysts, in which noble metal nanoparticles are deposited on the surface of polar semiconductor or insulator particles. In the metal–semiconductor...

A Unified Approach to Mixed Linear Models

The mixed model equations as presented by C. R. Henderson offers the base for a methodology that provides flexibility of fitting models with various fixed and random elements with the possible assumption of correlation among random effects. The advantage...

Prepivoting Test Statistics: A Bootstrap View of Asymptotic Refinements

Approximate tests for a composite null hypothesis about a parameter θ may be obtained by referring a test statistic to an estimated critical value. Either asymptotic theory or bootstrap methods can be used to estimate the desired quantile. The simple...

Emerging organic contaminants in groundwater: A review of sources, fate and occurrence

Emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) detected in groundwater may have adverse effects on human health and aquatic ecosystems. This paper reviews the existing occurrence data in groundwater for a range of EOCs including pharmaceutical, personal care, ‘life-style’...

Reproductive Technologies and the Risk of Birth Defects

The extent to which birth defects after infertility treatment may be explained by underlying parental factors is uncertain.

Causal Inference With General Treatment Regimes

In this article we develop the theoretical properties of the propensity function, which is a generalization of the propensity score of Rosenbaum and Rubin. Methods based on the propensity score have long been used for causal inference in observational...

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