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Systematic review identifies six metrics and one method for assessing literature search effectiveness but no consensus on appropriate use

Chris Cooper, Joanna Varley-Campbell, Andrew Booth, Nicky Britten, Ruth Garside
2018 Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  
Acknowledgements: Juan Talens-Bou for his assistance in document ordering. Danica  ...  Use of the capture-recapture 537 technique to evaluate the completeness of systematic literature searches.  ...  with another and an assessment of 156 effectiveness was therefore presented. 157 One Method: formative 159 Capture-Recapture (Population Estimate): 2/50 (4%) studies identified (19, 53) 160 Capture-Recapture  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.02.025 pmid:29526555 fatcat:is6rgpyli5dgdjyr6rgch2dzf4

What are the relative risks of mortality and injury for fish during downstream passage at hydroelectric dams in temperate regions? A systematic review

Dirk A. Algera, Trina Rytwinski, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski, Philip M. Harrison, Keith D. Clarke, Eva C. Enders, Michael Power, Mark S. Bevelhimer, Steven J. Cooke
2020 Environmental Evidence  
All articles found using a systematic search were screened using a priori eligibility criteria at two stages (title and abstract, and full-text, respectively), with consistency checks being performed at  ...  Review findings: A total of 264 studies from 87 articles were included for critical appraisal and narrative synthesis.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Daniel Struthers for help with website searches and pdf retrieval and William Twardek for help with meta-data extraction.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13750-020-0184-0 fatcat:ahzvftiznrarzifi4akipcxnt4

Methodological developments in searching for studies for systematic reviews: past, present and future?

Carol Lefebvre, Julie Glanville, L Susan Wieland, Bernadette Coles, Alison L Weightman
2013 Systematic Reviews  
MECIR) programme, which stipulates 'mandatory' and 'highly desirable' standards for various aspects of review conduct and reporting including searching, the development of Standard Training Materials for  ...  The Cochrane Collaboration was established in 1993, following the opening of the UK Cochrane Centre in 1992, at a time when searching for studies for inclusion in systematic reviews was not well-developed  ...  publication in CENTRAL; staff, past and present, at the US Cochrane Center for processing handsearch records and Specialized Register records for publication in CENTRAL; handsearchers for reading the  ... 
doi:10.1186/2046-4053-2-78 pmid:24066664 pmcid:PMC4015986 fatcat:2xbchgprgzhehiztp5fzkp6tlq

Can Establishment Success Be Determined through Demographic Parameters? A Case Study on Five Introduced Bird Species

Ana Sanz-Aguilar, José D. Anadón, Pim Edelaar, Martina Carrete, José Luis Tella, Antoni Margalida
2014 PLoS ONE  
By means of an intensive five year capture-recapture monitoring program (involving .12,000 marked individuals) we studied the demography of five introduced passerine bird species in southern Spain which  ...  However, extremely low recapture rates prevented the estimation of survival parameters and population growth rates for widely distributed species with low local densities (Estrilda troglodytes and Amandava  ...  capture-recapture models for the Black-headed Weaver.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110019 pmid:25333743 pmcid:PMC4198196 fatcat:bnxf4ghi3rdwtgx2enfl76puwe

Challenges to Evidence Synthesis and Identification of Data Gaps in Human Biomonitoring

Ana Virgolino, Osvaldo Santos, Joana Costa, Mónica Fialho, Ivo Iavicoli, Tiina Santonen, Hanna Tolonen, Evangelia Samoli, Klea Katsouyanni, Georgios Baltatzis, Flavia Ruggieri, Annalisa Abballe (+9 others)
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
However, these methods mainly capture peer-reviewed articles, failing to comprehensively identify other important, unpublished sources of information that are pivotal to gather a complete map of the produced  ...  The use of documentary analysis together with an up-to-date platform to fulfil this need and its implications for research and practice are discussed.  ...  The use of a strategy similar to that of capture-recapture models, which have their origins for estimates of animal abundance, might be a valuable strategy allowing the estimation of the true size of existing  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18062830 pmid:33802154 pmcid:PMC8000824 fatcat:oxlncbz7q5hy7l47um2dzgmuby

Why are they hiding? Study of an anonymous file sharing system

M. Cunche, M. A. Kaafar, Jiefeng Chen, R. Boreli, A. Mahanti
2012 2012 IEEE First AESS European Conference on Satellite Telecommunications (ESTEL)  
This characterisation is based on measurement of several aspects of the OneSwarm system such as the nature of the shared and searched content and the geolocation and number of users.  ...  This paper characterizes a recently proposed anonymous file sharing system, OneSwarm.  ...  Adding a user warning or, preferably, user control of this feature, is a potential for further improvement in OneSwarm. B.  ... 
doi:10.1109/estel.2012.6400205 fatcat:qqiifos3hrbn3ay4fu52e2da7y

An online system for classifying computer graphics images from natural photographs

Tian-Tsong Ng, Shih-Fu Chang, Edward J. Delp III, Ping Wah Wong
2006 Security, Steganography, and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents VIII  
We describe an online system for classifying computer generated images and camera-captured photographic images, as part of our effort in building a complete passive-blind system for image tampering detection  ...  With all these improvements, we are able to speed up the classification speed by more than two times while keeping the classification accuracy almost intact at about 82%.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This project is supported in part by the NSF CyberTrust program (IIS-04-30258) while the first author is supported by the Singapore A*STAR scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.650162 dblp:conf/sswmc/NgC06 fatcat:mdpyzvd5ajgizngagzki6ysowi

Systematic review and meta-analysis of risk terrain modelling (RTM) as a spatial forecasting method

Zoe Marchment, Paul Gill
2021 Crime Science  
We aggregated the available data from a sample of studies that measure predictive accuracy and conducted a proportion meta-analysis on studies with appropriate data.  ...  The proportion meta-analysis indicated that almost half of future cases in the studies analysed were captured in the top ten per cent of risk cells.  ...  We answered this by aggregating the available data from a sample of studies that measure predictive accuracy and conducting a proportion meta-analysis on studies with appropriate data.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40163-021-00149-6 fatcat:2v3pwbxz7zebnekkyodh74q5by

Systematic review of effects on biodiversity from oil palm production

Sini Savilaakso, Claude Garcia, John Garcia-Ulloa, Jaboury Ghazoul, Martha Groom, Manuel R Guariguata, Yves Laumonier, Robert Nasi, Gillian Petrokofsky, Jake Snaddon, Michal Zrust
2014 Environmental Evidence  
Methods: Literature was searched using an a priori protocol.  ...  Results: The searches returned 9143 articles after duplicate removal of which 25 met the published inclusion criteria and were therefore accepted for the final review.  ...  We thank Andrew Pullin and two anonymous reviewers for their comments that made the final review more focused and improved its quality.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2047-2382-3-4 fatcat:gjyttuga7jgyphe3tb4qs6w26e

Reaching the hard-to-reach: a systematic review of strategies for improving health and medical research with socially disadvantaged groups

Billie Bonevski, Madeleine Randell, Chris Paul, Kathy Chapman, Laura Twyman, Jamie Bryant, Irena Brozek, Clare Hughes
2014 BMC Medical Research Methodology  
Searches of electronic databases Medline, PsychInfo, EMBASE, Social Science Index via Web of Knowledge and CINHAL were conducted for English language articles published up to May 2013.  ...  A comprehensive summation of the major barriers to working with various disadvantaged groups is provided, along with proposed strategies for addressing each of the identified types of barriers.  ...  A general internet search with Google Scholar also assisted in the search for grey literature.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2288-14-42 pmid:24669751 pmcid:PMC3974746 fatcat:5eivi3dgrzcebjofxaw7o7ftrm

Wounds research for patient benefit: a 5-year programme of research

Nicky Cullum, Hannah Buckley, Jo Dumville, Jill Hall, Karen Lamb, Mary Madden, Richard Morley, Susan O'Meara, Pedro Saramago Goncalves, Marta Soares, Nikki Stubbs
2016 Programme Grants for Applied Research  
can be captured effectively for use in both service planning and research while ensuring integration with current clinical data collection systems and minimal impact on staff time; (2) investigate whether  ...  Mixed-treatment comparison meta-analysis in areas of high priority identified that matrix hydrocolloid dressings had the highest probability (70%) of being the most effective dressing for diabetic foot  ...  Ruth Foxlee, who undertook literature searching for the evidence synthesis work in workstream 3 and the review of wound trials in workstream 2.  ... 
doi:10.3310/pgfar04130 fatcat:tlkwhher7rd2viqmk3ist2npau

The impacts of and outcomes from telehealth delivered in prisons: A systematic review

Esther Jie Tian, Sooraj Venugopalan, Saravana Kumar, Matthew Beard, Andrea Knittel
2021 PLoS ONE  
A systematic search was conducted to reinforce the literature selection process. The modified McMaster Critical Appraisal Tool was used to assess the methodological quality of the included studies.  ...  A narrative synthesis of the study outcomes was undertaken. Results Twenty-nine quantitative studies were included.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Dr Maureen McEvoy, Dr Julie Walters and the University of South Australia library staff, for the development of the search strategy.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0251840 pmid:33999946 fatcat:hz2hyj7c5jb2be2nupv5rt3kgq

The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies

Paul Galdas, Zoe Darwin, Lisa Kidd, Christian Blickem, Kerri McPherson, Kate Hunt, Peter Bower, Simon Gilbody, Gerry Richardson
2014 BMC Public Health  
Methods: A systematic search for qualitative research was undertaken on CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO and Social Science Citation Index, in July 2013.  ...  A meta-ethnography approach was employed to synthesise the findings.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Kath Wright and the staff at CRD, University of York, for their assistance with the literature searches, and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1230 pmid:25428230 pmcid:PMC4295235 fatcat:n6vzj7wsercyvgypeexlyossui

New Method for Calculating Causal Relationships (At: XXIII International Biometric Conference, Montréal, Québec, Canada, page 49)

Ilija Barukčić
2006 Zenodo  
A new method for calculating causal relationships has been presented at this conference.  ...  Standard: A Simulation Study E.A.  ...  Oshlack, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute 15:15 TH21.2 Marginal Capture- Recapture Modelling E.L.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3902085 fatcat:fiwpmehgwzbwnfc6ths447hk7i

Common practices in destination website design

Cuauhtemoc Luna-Nevarez, Michael R. Hyman
2012 Journal of Destination Marketing & Management  
Authors requiring further information regarding Elsevier's archiving and manuscript policies are encouraged to visit: a b s t r a c t The Internet has become a key marketing channel for tourist destinations  ...  In addition, a cluster analysis was conducted to identify homogeneous groups of websites in the sample. The findings revealed three naturally occurring groups.  ...  Benchmarking can help identify web design standards for improved online promotional strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jdmm.2012.08.002 fatcat:bksxmzugfng7bkgo6vvabuibby
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