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Development of a Consumer Engagement Framework

Lucylynn Lizarondo, Kate Kennedy, Debra Kay
2016 Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management  
We propose to undertake a validation of the model thus populating the model with examples of practice-based strategies and revising the model accordingly.  ...  Conclusions: We believe this process provides a framework for planning consumer engagement and for implementation, monitoring, evaluation and review of consumer engagement for policy excellence.  ...  The four-step model was informed by the results of the above search of the consumer and evidence-based practice (EBP) literature for relevant tools or frameworks and by the authors' collective research  ... 
doi:10.24083/apjhm.v11i1.241 fatcat:zpw7d7yntraodbec3xbfa34ade

Evolutionary Game Theory, Natural Selection, and Darwinian Dynamics

Jeffrey A. Fletcher
2006 Journal of mammalian evolution  
Game theory originated in economics (von Neumann and Morgenstern, 1947) as a tool for reasoning about how rational individuals (players) should behave in various kinds of "conflict of interest" situations  ...  In terms of depth, the authors heartily embrace (and demonstrate how to model) many of the complexities in evolving systems.  ...  chooses individuals with the "best" strategy from a population exhibiting a variety of strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10914-006-9013-7 fatcat:7zce2mg5pbht5fwqzjy7agcl3e

Developing a Scientific Basis of Medicine Framework in Curriculum Renewal: The IDEAL Model

Francis Amara, Donald D. Smyth
2015 Medical Science Educator  
This paper describes the framework and proposes strategies of how educators can use it to incorporate a sound and relevant scientific basis into curricula.  ...  Medical schools are engaged in curricular renewal to meet the demands of training physicians in a changing healthcare environment for the twenty-first century.  ...  Conflict of Interest The authors report no conflicts of interest. The authors alone are responsible for the content and writing of this report.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40670-015-0166-y fatcat:7m5tdnmnq5eg7dcvkruuz4p6oy

An Efficient Framework for Multi-Objective Risk-Informed Decision Support Systems for Drainage Rehabilitation

Xiatong Cai, Abdolmajid Mohammadian, Hamidreza Shirkhani
2020 Mathematical and Computational Applications  
We evaluated different framework structures for the HRCM model.  ...  In this study, rather than focusing on modifying a specific model, we studied the performance of different calculation structures in a multi-objective optimization framework.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mca25040073 fatcat:lyjnp2naobdzbousu6ew3lmoca

Comparison of semantic-based local search methods for multiobjective genetic programming

Tiantian Dou, Peter Rockett
2018 Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines  
The depth fair selection strategy of Ito et al. is found to perform best compared with other subtree selection methods in the model refinement.  ...  We report a series of experiments that use semantic-based local search within a multiobjective genetic programming (GP) framework.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creat iveco mmons .org/licen ses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10710-018-9325-4 fatcat:5ztu2iab3vcs3gqc3rpbnzgxxe

A GIS Methodology to Assess Exposure of Coastal Infrastructure to Storm Surge & Sea-Level Rise: A Case Study of Sarasota County, Florida

Christopher A. Tate Tim G. Frazier
2013 Journal of Geography & Natural Disasters  
The effectiveness of this framework is demonstrated in a GIS by comparing inundation modelling, depth modelling, and SLR modelling as applied to the exposure of flood-depth sensitive infrastructure in  ...  Researchers provide a framework for GIS depth modelling of contemporary and SLR enhanced storm surge that is superior to two-dimensional inundation modelling for examining exposure of societal assets to  ...  Comparison of depth and inundation modelling (* The SLOSH model and depth framework each showed a unique exposed well that the other did not, creating an offset for Category 3.)  ... 
doi:10.4172/2167-0587.s1-001 fatcat:vn7uvq47dfaa5his65d5sl2i7a

Knowledge Incorporation in Evolutionary Computation [Book Review]

Qingfu Zhang
2006 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine  
Apart from a generic framework for evolutionary algorithms, theoretical and practical aspects concerning the benefit of using a population, search step-size adaptation, and constraint handling are discussed  ...  A chained cultural genetic programming algorithm in which two populations communicate by means of a shared belief space is presented in Chapter 5.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mci.2006.329699 fatcat:op7hlvz2mzgozmdrhwmxbuzrj4

Book Review

2007 M@n@gement  
He then devotes most of what remains of the chapter to an in-depth analysis of the VSR model, concluding that it impedes integration of strategy.  ...  This model is a welcome addition to the evolutionary framework for organization scholars willing to account for managerial intent.  ... 
doi:10.3917/mana.103.0071 fatcat:zoimuugbtjap7f5ruulsxdupue

Towards developing a general framework for modelling vertical migration in zooplankton

Andrew Yu. Morozov, Oleg. A. Kuzenkov
2016 Journal of Theoretical Biology  
Using this general paradigm, we explore the optimal strategy for the migration across different depths by zooplankton grazers throughout the day.  ...  To illustrate our ideas we consider four generic DVM models, each making different assumptions on the population dynamics of zooplankton, and demonstrate that in each model we need to maximize a particular  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Professor A. Gorban (University of Leicester, UK) for a helpful discussion. We also thank Dr. E.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.01.011 pmid:26804642 fatcat:g64qxuhqzre7zohn7upbtmmsoi

Developing a Hypothetical Model for Suicide Progression in Older Adults With Universal, Selective, and Indicated Prevention Strategies

Tomoe Sakashita, Hirofumi Oyama
2019 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
Our schematic diagram shows the relationship between the suicide process and prevention strategies, combined with initiatives for linking different types of strategies, from universal strategies at population  ...  We have developed this further, by integrating psycho-behavioral components associated with suicide, existing guidelines for identifying critical points of intervention, and the previous preventive strategies  ...  ), and universal strategies for the entire population, irrespective of risk status.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00161 pmid:30971963 pmcid:PMC6445050 fatcat:o4k2sfsjgrguzfa5mry7sligvq

Optimal proteome allocation strategies for phototrophic growth in a light-limited chemostat

Marjan Faizi, Ralf Steuer
2019 Microbial Cell Factories  
Our computational framework thereby provides a novel approach to investigate and predict the maximal productivity of phototrophic cultivation, and identifies optimal proteome allocation strategies for  ...  We integrate a coarse-grained model of cyanobacterial growth into a light-limited chemostat and its heterogeneous light gradient induced by self-shading of cells.  ...  Such a description was previously utilized by several authors, for example Du et al. [13] and Clark et al. [7] , as a reasonable approximation.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12934-019-1209-7 pmid:31601201 pmcid:PMC6785936 fatcat:sow6n6rjvngetbejce3kchkxi4

The importance of theory in shaping social impact monitoring: lessons from the Berg River Dam, South Africa

Nigel Rossouw, Shakti Malan
2007 Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal  
Vulnerability Framework and adapt it for use as a model for social sustainability.  ...  The model developed by Moser (1998) within the context of poverty-reduction strategies can also be usefully applied as a model for understanding how project implementation impacts on the Parnell et  ... 
doi:10.3152/146155107x246305 fatcat:3m2pr7wdfjc2zjm57wga2b5ycy

Ecological coherence of Marine Protected Areas: New tools applied to the Baltic Sea network

Per R. Jonsson, Per‐Olav Moksnes, Hanna Corell, Erik Bonsdorff, Martin Nilsson Jacobi
2020 Aquatic conservation  
Here a new theoretical framework is presented based on biophysical modelling of organism dispersal, combined with a suite of tools to assess different aspects of connectivity that can be integrated in  ...  How well several MPAs act as a network was assessed within a framework of eigenvalue perturbation theory (EPT). With EPT, the optimal MPA network with respect to connectivity can be identified.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was performed within the Linnaeus Centre for Marine Evolutionary Biology at the University of Gothenburg (www.cemeb.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aqc.3286 fatcat:onk32nohb5exhbewnjxrqomrq4

Nursing diagnosis related to the coronavirus pandemic infections in the Brazilian population

Polyanne Aparecida Alves Moita Vieira, Cristine Alves Costa de Jesus
2022 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Methods: The Developing Nurses' Thinking model was considered as a theoretical framework, and the phases of critical thinking skills were applied to the identification of nursing diagnoses in the general  ...  population in the face of the pandemic.  ...  We thank the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel -Brazil (CAPES) for its support through a grant from the Social Demand Program (PDS) -CAPES, which contributed to the production  ... 
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0573 pmid:35239831 fatcat:jlu2bj3myzcfhpyizoecbr6izy

Page 918 of AIDS Care Vol. 18, Issue 8 [page]

2006 AIDS Care  
Differences within young adults’ reasoning strategies during the decision-making process could partially account for the relative ineffectiveness of past interventions with younger populations.  ...  We discuss these results within the framework of identifying potentially high-risk groups (e.g. heterosexual young adults) as well as intervention strategies for risk reduction.  ... 
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