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Suzaku Observations of Heavily Obscured (Compton-thick) Active Galactic Nuclei Selected by the Swift/BAT Hard X-Ray Survey

Atsushi Tanimoto, Yoshihiro Ueda, Taiki Kawamuro, Claudio Ricci, Hisamitsu Awaki, Yuichi Terashima
2018 Astrophysical Journal  
We fit the Suzaku and Swift spectra with models utilizing an analytic reflection code and those utilizing the Monte Carlo based model from an AGN torus by Ikeda et al. 2009.  ...  results obtained for Compton-thin AGNs (Kawamuro et al. 2016) suggests that the properties of these CTAGNs can be understood as a smooth extension from Compton-thin AGNs with heavier obscuration; we find  ...  .), 16K05296 (Y.T.) and 15H02070 (H.A. and Y.T.) and for JSPS Fellows for young researchers (A.T. and T.K.).  ... 
doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaa47c fatcat:vcicido3gnczhjw66wo2sxrqri

Towards Station-Level Demand Prediction for Effective Rebalancing in Bike-Sharing Systems

Pierre Hulot, Daniel Aloise, Sanjay Dominik Jena
2018 Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining - KDD '18  
Bixi works with several external companies that manage their data and help them understanding the network status. We can see that the weather column has a lot of missing data.  ...  Hence simple predictors are used as they allow to control and understand the variance of results.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3219819.3219873 dblp:conf/kdd/HulotAJ18 fatcat:lhq3twdzavhg5azao735tijoem

Title: Can changing the physical environment promote walking and cycling? A systematic review of what works and how

Jenna Panter, Cornelia Guell, David Humphreys, David Ogilvie
2019 Health and Place  
Environmental changes aimed at encouraging walking or cycling may promote activity and improve health, but evidence suggests small or inconsistent effects in practice.  ...  We therefore aimed to review the literature on the effects of this type of intervention and to understand how and why these may or may not be effective.  ...  property loss (BIXI).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.102161 pmid:31301599 pmcid:PMC6737987 fatcat:lvocou456rdg7job46jmv5lktm

Toward a model for improved targeting of aged at risk of institutionalization

W G Weissert, C M Cready
1989 Health Services Research  
A national sample of institutionalized and noninstitutionalized aged was created by merging the 1977 National Nursing Home Survey and its counterpart, the National Health Interview Survey for the same  ...  Physical dependency, mental disorder and degenerative disease, lack of spouse, being white, poverty, old age, unoccupied nursing home beds, and climate all appear to be determinants of institutional residency  ...  Among the speculative reasons for inconsistencies between findings are that (1) these data represent the national as opposed to smaller area populations; (2) the studies differ with respect to variables  ... 
pmid:2807934 pmcid:PMC1065580 fatcat:ka2tvnkb65d3lh5djgcdy43xym

Enhancing Query Support in HBase via an Extended Coprocessors Framework [chapter]

Himanshu Vashishtha, Eleni Stroulia
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In pioneer days they used oxen for heavy pulling, and when one ox could not budge a log, they did not try to grow a larger ox.  ...  The tool offers recipes for listing words and word counts, finding word co-occurrence, finding concordance, generating word clouds, and more.  ...  Experiment Results We uploaded the bixi and ngram datasets to Amazon S3.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24755-2_7 fatcat:wfyafv7hcrex7fygsdkljgzxj4

Survival probability and prognostic factors for breast cancer patients in Vietnam

NguyenH. Lan, Wongsa Laohasiriwong, JohnF. Stewart
2013 Global Health Action  
Results: Overall survival rates at 1, 3, and 5 years following diagnosis were 0.94, 0.83 and 0.74 respectively.  ...  This study estimates the survival probability at 1, 3, and 5 years following diagnosis and determines prognostic factors for breast cancer mortality in Vietnam.  ...  Conflict of interest and funding The authors have no potential conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3402/gha.v6i0.18860 pmid:23336619 pmcid:PMC3549066 fatcat:z3wlqmblhjborcgwqukegmz63u

The Mediation Effects of Aluminum in Plasma and Dipeptidyl Peptidase Like Protein 6 (DPP6) Polymorphism on Renal Function via Genome-Wide Typing Association

Ting-Hao Chen, Chen-Cheng Yang, Kuei-Hau Luo, Chia-Yen Dai, Yao-Chung Chuang, Hung-Yi Chuang
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Aluminum (Al) toxicity is related to renal failure and the failure of other systems.  ...  Our analysis revealed the association between DPP6 SNPs, plasma Al concentrations, and eGFR. However, further longitudinal studies and research on mechanism are in need.  ...  This may be the main reason that leads to inconsistencies between Esther Ng et al. and our study [11] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph181910484 pmid:34639784 fatcat:her47juotnfitf47uo4coafy7i

Public Bikesharing in North America

Susan A. Shaheen, Adam P. Cohen, Elliot W. Martin
2013 Transportation Research Record  
This paper reviews early operator understanding of North American public bikesharing and discusses emerging trends for prospective program start-ups.  ...  These programs account for 172,070 users and 5,238 bicycles and 44,352 users and 6,235 bicycles in the United States and Canada, respectively.  ...  Thanks also go to Rachel Finson, Nelson Chan, Cynthia Armour, Lauren Cano, Rachel Whyte, and Stacey Guzman of TSRC for their help in data collection and synthesis.  ... 
doi:10.3141/2387-10 fatcat:orucroh7xvhcbj34i3jhc42nfy

Molecular Pap smear: HPV genotype and DNA methylation of ADCY8, CDH8, and ZNF582 as an integrated biomarker for high-grade cervical cytology

Jane Shen-Gunther, Chiou-Miin Wang, Graham M. Poage, Chun-Lin Lin, Luis Perez, Nancy A. Banks, Tim Hui-Ming Huang
2016 Clinical Epigenetics  
Promoter methylation of ADCY8, CDH8, and ZNF582 was measured in 170 samples: NILM (N = 33), LSIL (N = 70), and HSIL (N = 67) also correlated with worsening grade.  ...  ., HPV genotype and three-gene promoter methylation, predicted HSIL (AUC 0.89) better than HPV alone (AUC 0.74) by logistic regression and probabilistic modeling.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the staff at the Bioanalytics and Single-Cell Core of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Department of Pathology and Area  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13148-016-0263-9 pmid:27651839 fatcat:n6c4kbxqand6hddvtolqw7q53e

The Psychosocial Factors Related to Obesity: A Study Among Overweight, Obese, and Morbidly Obese Women in India

Praween Agrawal, Kamla Gupta, Vinod Mishra, Sutapa Agrawal
2015 Women & health  
9.41, p < .001) and three times (aOR 2.93" p = .001), respectively, as likely to report stigma and discrimination as overweight women.  ...  Agrawal et al. that morbidly obese and obese women were five times (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 5.29, 95% confidence interval [CI] 2.02-13.81, p < .001) and two times (aOR 2.30, p < .001), respectively,  ...  The findings are thus based on the remaining 325 respondents.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03630242.2015.1039180 pmid:25905678 pmcid:PMC4647643 fatcat:uly7mb6i5fabvmo242orslso44

Blade Entrepreneurship In Shared Economic Model-Experience and Lessons from Shared Bicycles

Hasnain Javed, Prof Dr Cai Li, Saba Fazal Firdousi, Majid Murad
2019 Zenodo  
and economy level dimensions.  ...  Moreover, the sharing economy has experienced rapid increase and has a persistent impact on society; it is presently supplied with absurdities and rigidities about its limitations, effects, and logic.  ...  Enhancing image of this project and its connection to local economy and tourism also needs to be revised and promoted.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3614720 fatcat:iejansbcn5ggjghsiwtbtdfchy

The psychological and physical health of family members caring for an elderly person with dementia

Mona Baumgarten, Renaldo N. Battista, Claire Infante-Rivard, James A. Hanley, Rubin Becker, Serge Gauthier
1992 Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  
y = Bo + B1x1 +'fBixi + E y = BO + B1x 1 +~BiXi + E (for Xj = 0) (for Xj = 1) where X4 = characteristic of interest (coded as ./ dichotomous variable with values 0 and 1) and the other terms  ...  (coded as a continuous variable); social support score (coded as a continuous variable); and support satisfaction score (coded as a continuous variable).  ...  other people respect my skills and abilities. 10.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0895-4356(92)90189-t pmid:1738013 fatcat:fwy5kh5bsfd6zacaxy6pe76naa

Innovation Oakland: Direction, Information, Destination

Donald K. Carter, Elise Gatti, Christine Brill
The Project Sponsor was the Oakland Task Force(OTF) and the Lead Agency was the Oakland Business and Improvement District (OBID).  ...  Oakland, the educational and medical heart of Pittsburgh, is the third largest business district in Pennsylvania after downtown Philadelphia and downtown Pittsburgh.  ...  The current state of the information and directional signage is both disorganized and inconsistent.  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/6075878 fatcat:cuqwei7n6vh6tgbk5qp23lqm3q

Information and Competition in U.S. Forest Service Timber Auctions

Susan Athey, Jonathan Levin
2001 Journal of Political Economy  
and form its own private estimates.  ...  Using a dataset that includes both the public ex ante Forest Service estimates and the ex post realizations of the tract characteristics, we test our model and provide evidence that bidders do possess  ...  Observed bidding behavior is also inconsistent with risk-neutrality.  ... 
doi:10.1086/319558 fatcat:lkrrevopa5a4repy7jlxqnzfxq

Dynamic Repositioning to Reduce Lost Demand in Bike Sharing Systems

Supriyo Ghosh, Pradeep Varakantham, Yossiri Adulyasak, Patrick Jaillet
2017 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
Customers hire the bikes from one station and return them at another station.  ...  Furthermore, we contribute two approaches that rely on decomposability in the problem (bike repositioning and vehicle routing) and aggregation of base stations to reduce the computation time significantly  ...  The authors thank the anonymous referees, the editor, as well as the HEC workshop participants for their valuable comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.5308 fatcat:ynm377ycpfbebfbknryogvbgwe
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