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Influence Maximization with Spontaneous User Adoption [article]

Lichao Sun, Albert Chen, Philip S. Yu, Wei Chen
2020 arXiv   pre-print
It also leads to two new forms of optimization problems: (a) preemptive influence maximization (PIM), which aims to find k nodes that, if self-activated, can reach the most number of nodes before other  ...  self-activated nodes; and (b) boosted preemptive influence maximization (BPIM), which aims to select k seeds that are guaranteed to be activated and can reach the most number of nodes before other self-activated  ...  be boosted to adopt the campaign and start propagating it.  ... 
arXiv:1906.02296v4 fatcat:3ize7lb6pvgwlbzp5uz47vq2eq

Influence Maximization with Spontaneous User Adoption

Lichao Sun, Albert Chen, Philip S. Yu, Wei Chen
2020 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining  
We incorporate the realistic scenario of spontaneous user adoption into influence propagation (also refer to as self-activation) and propose the self-activation independent cascade (SAIC) model: nodes  ...  (BPIM) aims to select seeds that are guaranteed to be activated and can reach the most number of nodes before other self-activated nodes.  ...  be boosted to adopt the campaign and start propagating it.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3336191.3371791 dblp:conf/wsdm/SunCYC20 fatcat:pme3eq3amndl3epyl52pm3fqya

Achieving Timely Adoption

Sarah Carnochan, Megan Moore, Michael J. Austin
2013 Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work  
Practices that have been broadly linked to adoption timeliness or address risk factors associated with delays in adoption are described, including social worker activities and agency or system-wide practice  ...  It summarizes the multiple factors that research has found to be associated with increased risk for adoption delay and disruption.  ...  Social Worker/Caseworker Activities Each activity discussed in this section addresses a specific contributing factor related to adoption delays.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15433714.2013.788950 pmid:23705651 fatcat:d2wvc3k2njfcdm7qtgc2d7y7ay

Towards Solving MBSE Adoption Challenges: The D3 MBSE Adoption Toolbox

Mohammad Chami, Aiste Aleksandraviciene, Aurelijus Morkevicius, Jean-Michel Bruel
2018 INCOSE International Symposium  
This paper outlines the MBSE adoption experience of a series of projects and presents an approach to support and guide organizations in overcoming MBSE adoption challenges. ! ! ! !  ...  Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) promises many benefits to solve document-based engineering problems.  ...  The international standard aligns with both document-based and model-based approaches for SE.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2334-5837.2018.00561.x fatcat:iti2qwyiojhl3e45uuj4jgmqne

Adoptive Cell Therapies for Glioblastoma

Kevin Bielamowicz, Shumaila Khawja, Nabil Ahmed
2013 Frontiers in Oncology  
Collectively, the current knowledge suggests that the continued tumor growth and survival is in part due to failure to mount an effective immune response.  ...  Given the high morbidity and mortality of GBM, it is imperative to further investigate and possibly integrate such novel cell-based therapies into the current standards-of-care and herein we collectively  ...  This approach can be especially effective in cases in which the tumor expresses an antigen but fails to activate the immune system.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fonc.2013.00275 pmid:24273748 pmcid:PMC3823029 fatcat:7nh6cnre7nh3lmc5rvewyq72tq

A Framework for Mobile Learning Adoption

Fadi R. Shahroury
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Originality: This research is one of the few studies to apply longitudinal approach to explore the use of m-learning in universities of a developing country.  ...  Methods: This research proposes a framework for a longitudinal study on Jordanian universities combined with interviews based on a comprehensive approach of reviewing literature in m-learning.  ...  This research follows an inductive approach aiming for building new theory based on making observations about the use of m-learning in Jordanian universities, identifying possible patterns and developing  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i48/109306 fatcat:ukudsbbg3bhmpo364wjiffw2l4

Adopting an orphan

Andrea Rinaldi
2005 EMBO Reports  
Thus, the drugs needed to treat these 'orphan' diseases "are Adopting an orphan Incentives to develop drugs for rare disorders raise hopes and controversy Due to their relatively low prevalence, rare diseases  ...  Nevertheless, what is needed now is an optimized framework to better balance the needs and expectations of patients, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare systems. environment for drug companies and  ...  Andrea Rinaldi doi:10.1038/sj.embor.7400450 To meet the public health threat of untreatable diseases, society needs to do much more than just offer financial incentives to industry…  ... 
doi:10.1038/sj.embor.7400450 pmid:15940282 pmcid:PMC1369105 fatcat:myfh27pbdvbhjgrlq2x4g5etmu

INFERTILITY AND ADOPTION

MICHAEL HUMPHREY, K. M. MACKENZIE
1968 Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey  
An interest in adoption may therefore have activated some of our couples from the start.  ...  Reproductive optimism, and the belief that adoption imposes an extra test of maternal capacity, account for half of the expressed attitudes.  ...  The majority of adopters had succeeded in obtaining an infant less than 3 months old within a year of making the first move.  ... 
doi:10.1097/00006254-196801000-00020 fatcat:w5befel5bjboxh3kcdc2zi3nky

Adoption, diffusion, and public RD

Walter G. Park
1994 Journal of Economics and Finance  
First, the technology adoption behavior of a firm under uncertainty is reviewed.  ...  Numerical simulations are conducted to determine the effect that variations in government R&D policies have on the rate and level of market penetration.  ...  In a Bayesian learning framework, adopters seek information in order to learn about the new technology. This search activity serves to delay the adoption decision -if not avert it altogether.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02920226 fatcat:llyexphu2rahjovoxxkznk54mu

Adoptive Therapy with T Cells/NK Cells

Sarah Cooley, Carl H. June, Stephen P. Schoenberger, Jeffrey S. Miller
2007 Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation  
Although successes have been seen with several approaches, further study of immune biology, lymphocyte cooperation and the role of regulatory T cells will lead to better strategies to exploit adoptive  ...  Progress in clinically applicable cell separation techniques and knowledge of the signals required for effective immune activation have made adoptive therapy with T cells and NK cells a viable treatment  ...  Approaches for Adoptive T Cell Therapy Two basic approaches to T cell adoptive immunotherapy are currently being tested.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2006.10.008 fatcat:jcuswutgfje2divxmpo2d5dxje

Parents' and Mental Health Workers' Perceptions of the Therapeutic Needs and Experiences of Services for Dutch Children Adopted from Romania

Catharina Rijk, René Hoksbergen, Jan ter Laak
2007 Adoption & Fostering : The Quarterly Journal of British Agencies for Adoption & Fostering  
In order to function optimally, these children require a safe environment with structured daily activities and few unexpected changes.  ...  Adoptive families benefit from an approach that is adapted to their specific situation (Hart and Luckock, 2006) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/030857590703100308 fatcat:lrhxhrmrsjf3hamwylvsadzvhu

Adoption of Leanness in the Manufacturing Industry

Jared Landry, Syed Adeel Ahmed
2016 Universal Journal of Management  
These practices are not implemented into an organization without a committed workforce, upper management leading by example, and the right techniques and management to ensure a smooth transition.  ...  Lean manufacturing is a technique that incorporates the elimination of waste, non-value-added activities, and developing a lean workforce.  ...  Another approach to lean manufacturing is leveled production or Heijunka which refers to the production of the same amount of products each day based on forecasts and past ordering history.  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujm.2016.040101 fatcat:ky2fcsrbqjhazkqzw7wyri7ihq

Principles of adoptive T cell cancer therapy

Carl H. June
2007 Journal of Clinical Investigation  
However, recent advances in cellular immunology and tumor biology are guiding new approaches to adoptive T cell therapy.  ...  The transfusion of T cells, also called adoptive T cell therapy, is an effective treatment for viral infections and has induced regression of cancer in early-stage clinical trials.  ...  fundamentally alter approaches to adoptive T cell therapy.  ... 
doi:10.1172/jci31446 pmid:17476350 pmcid:PMC1857246 fatcat:yihhhs6tc5gmpkgomulosex5z4

T-cell adoptive immunotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

T. J. Fry, C. L. Mackall
2013 Hematology ASH Education Program  
Further work is needed to identify optimal platforms for CAR-based adoptive immunotherapy for leukemia, to establish guidelines for managing toxicity, and to determine whether the remissions induced by  ...  this approach can be rendered durable.  ...  Optimizing CAR-based therapeutics for B-ALL CARs are hybrid receptor constructs that contain a target recognition domain linked to an intracellular component that activates a signaling cascade in the immune  ... 
doi:10.1182/asheducation-2013.1.348 pmid:24319203 fatcat:pbzcolix2vhr5pbp2mos2kzgia

Attachment, Cognitive, and Motor Development in Adopted Children: Short-term Outcomes after International Adoption

W. Monique van Londen, F. Juffer, M. H. van IJzendoorn
2007 Journal of Pediatric Psychology  
Residence in a foster family before adoption may partly prevent developmental delays.  ...  Temporary residence in a foster home in the country of origin before adoption was related to higher MDI and PDI, whereas disorganized attachment in the adoptive family was related to lower MDI and PDI  ...  We then explored whether attachment was related to developmental functioning, adopting a multivariate approach (regression analyses).  ... 
doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsm062 pmid:17709336 fatcat:bmpsmn2bwnekhn6h4osskpq6xu
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