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Dancing to Music [article]

Hsin-Ying Lee, Xiaodong Yang, Ming-Yu Liu, Ting-Chun Wang, Yu-Ding Lu, Ming-Hsuan Yang, Jan Kautz
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Dancing to music is an instinctive move by humans. Learning to model the music-to-dance generation process is, however, a challenging problem. It requires significant efforts to measure the correlation between music and dance as one needs to simultaneously consider multiple aspects, such as style and beat of both music and dance. Additionally, dance is inherently multimodal and various following movements of a pose at any moment are equally likely. In this paper, we propose a
more » ... is learning framework to generate dance from music. In the analysis phase, we decompose a dance into a series of basic dance units, through which the model learns how to move. In the synthesis phase, the model learns how to compose a dance by organizing multiple basic dancing movements seamlessly according to the input music. Experimental qualitative and quantitative results demonstrate that the proposed method can synthesize realistic, diverse,style-consistent, and beat-matching dances from music.
arXiv:1911.02001v1 fatcat:k4f4ty3iajhsjd4rm43lsasicu

Correlations Between Fasciology and Yin Yang Doctrine

Hui Tao, Mei-chun Yu, Hui-ying Yang, Rong-mei Qu, Chun Yang, Xin Zhou, Yu Bai, Jing-peng Wu, Jun Wang, Ou Sha, Lin Yuan
2011 Journal of Acupuncture & Meridian Studies  
Such an Infancy Adolescence Prime time Middle age Old age yang yang yin yin yang yang yin yin yang yin Figure 4 Schematic diagram of qualitative changes of yin and yang.  ...  For instance, the heaven is yang, the earth is yin; the sun is yang, the moon is yin; spring is yang, autumn is yin; summer is yang, winter is yin; daytime is yang, nighttime is yin; qi is yang, blood  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2005-2901(11)60021-6 pmid:21704958 fatcat:tr543ywkvja2xcl22vi6xqh76e

The design and implementation of intelligent assessment management system

Yu-Chun Lu, Yu-Sheng Yang, Ping-Chun Chang, Chu-Sing Yang
2013 2013 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)  
CONCLUSIONS Intelligent Assessment Management SystemYu-Chun Lu*, Yu-Sheng Yang**, Ping-Chun Chang*, Chu-Sing Yang* *Department of Electrical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.lur.ncku  ... 
doi:10.1109/educon.2013.6530144 dblp:conf/educon/LuYCY13 fatcat:vvm7spvi2fhyxg2iousq4mkuhe

Species Distribution and Antifungal Susceptibility of Invasive Candidiasis: A 2016-2017 Multicenter Surveillance Study in Beijing, China

Li-Na Guo, Shu-Ying Yu, Meng Xiao, Chun-Xia Yang, Chun-Mei Bao, Yan-Hua Yu, Li-Yan Ye, Yang Yang, Ge Zhang, Jie Liu, Guo-Wei Liang, Rong Min (+7 others)
2020 Infection and Drug Resistance  
Invasive candidiasis (IC), a life-threatening fungal infection prevalent among hospitalized patients, has highly variable regional epidemiology. We conducted a multicenter surveillance study to investigate recent trends in species distribution and antifungal susceptibility patterns among IC-associated Candida spp. in Beijing, China, from 2016 to 2017. A total of 1496 non-duplicate Candida isolates, recovered from blood and other sterile body fluids of IC patients, were identified using
more » ... sisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry combined with ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region sequencing. Broth microdilution-based susceptibility testing using six antifungal agents was also conducted. Candida albicans was the most frequently isolated species (49.9%), followed by Candida tropicalis (15.5%), Candida glabrata (14.7%) and Candida parapsilosis (14.2%). No significant differences in species distribution were observed when compared with a 2012-2013 dataset. Overall, the rates of susceptibility to fluconazole and voriconazole were high among C. albicans (98% and 97.2%, respectively) and C. parapsilosis species complex (91.1% and 92%, respectively) isolates but low among C. tropicalis (81.5% and 81.1%, respectively) isolates. In addition, the rate of azole resistance among C. tropicalis isolates increased significantly (1.8-fold, P<0.05) compared with that observed in 2012-2013, while micafungin resistance rates were <5% for all tested Candida species. Our results suggest that species distribution has remained stable among IC-associated Candida isolates in Beijing. Resistance to micafungin was rare, but increased azole resistance among C. tropicalis isolates was noted. Our study provides information on local epidemiology that will be important for the selection of empirical antifungal agents and contributes to global assessments of antifungal resistance.
doi:10.2147/idr.s255843 pmid:32765018 pmcid:PMC7381087 fatcat:a5zsgxnjcjcjzmy54l555c5qa4

Energy-recycling pixel for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode display

Che-Yu Yang, Ting-Yi Cho, Yen-Yu Chen, Chih-Jen Yang, Chao-Yu Meng, Chieh-Hung Yang, Po-Chuan Yang, Hsu-Yu Chang, Chun-Yuan Hsueh, Chung-Chih Wu, Si-Chen Lee
2007 Applied Physics Letters  
The authors report a pixel structure for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode ͑OLED͒ displays that has a hydrogenated amorphous silicon solar cell inserted between the driving polycrystalline Si thin-film transistor and the pixel OLED. Such an active-matrix OLED pixel structure not only exhibits a reduced reflection ͑and thus improved contrast͒ compared to conventional OLEDs but also is capable of recycling both incident photon energies and internally generated OLED radiation. Such a
more » ... re of energy recycling may be of use for portable/mobile electronics, which are particularly power aware.
doi:10.1063/1.2746960 fatcat:ng2zmxg5zjeidkrd7lnub75rbm

An Instrumented Glove-Controlled Portable Hand-Exoskeleton for Bilateral Hand Rehabilitation

Shih-Hung Yang, Chia-Lin Koh, Chun-Hang Hsu, Po-Chuan Chen, Jia-Wei Chen, Yu-Hao Lan, Yi Yang, Yi-De Lin, Chun-Hung Wu, Hsien-Kuang Liu, Yu-Chun Lo, Guan-Tze Liu (+2 others)
2021 Biosensors  
Effective bilateral hand training is desired in rehabilitation programs to restore hand function for people with unilateral hemiplegia, so that they can perform daily activities independently. However, owing to limited human resources, the hand function training available in current clinical settings is significantly less than the adequate amount needed to drive optimal neural reorganization. In this study, we designed a lightweight and portable hand exoskeleton with a hand-sensing glove for
more » ... ateral hand training and home-based rehabilitation. The hand-sensing glove measures the hand movement of the less-affected hand using a flex sensor. Thereafter, the affected hand is driven by the hand exoskeleton using the measured hand movements. Compared with the existing hand exoskeletons, our hand exoskeleton improves the flexible mechanism for the back of the hand for better wearing experience and the thumb mechanism to make the pinch gesture possible. We designed a virtual reality game to increase the willingness of repeated movement practice for rehabilitation. Our system not only facilitates bilateral hand training but also assists in activities of daily living. This system could be beneficial for patients with hemiplegia for starting correct and sufficient hand function training in the early stages to optimize their recovery.
doi:10.3390/bios11120495 pmid:34940252 pmcid:PMC8699525 fatcat:nbhuwr7g35dmfo6dwfosls66aa

Exome Sequencing of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Reveals Molecular Subgroups and Novel Therapeutic Opportunities

Shih-Chi Su, Chiao-Wen Lin, Yu-Fan Liu, Wen-Lang Fan, Mu-Kuan Chen, Chun-Ping Yu, Wei-En Yang, Chun-Wen Su, Chun-Yi Chuang, Wen-Hsiung Li, Wen-Hung Chung, Shun-Fa Yang
2017 Theranostics  
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), an epithelial malignancy affecting a variety of subsites in the oral cavity, is prevalent in Asia. The survival rate of OSCC patients has not improved over the past decades due to its heterogeneous etiology, genetic aberrations, and treatment outcomes. Improvement in therapeutic strategies and tailored treatment options is an unmet need. To unveil the mutational spectrum, whole-exome sequencing of 120 OSCC from male individuals in Taiwan was conducted.
more » ... ing the contributions of the five mutational signatures extracted from the dataset of somatic variations identified four groups of tumors that were significantly associated with demographic and clinical features. In addition, known (TP53, FAT1, EPHA2, CDKN2A, NOTCH1, CASP8, HRAS, RASA1, and PIK3CA) and novel (CHUK and ELAVL1) genes that were significantly and frequently mutated in OSCC were discovered. Further analyses of gene alteration status with clinical parameters revealed that the tumors of the tongue were enriched with copy-number alterations in several gene clusters containing CCND1 and MAP4K2. Through defining the catalog of targetable genomic alterations, 58% of the tumors were found to carry at least one aberrant event potentially targeted by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved agents. Strikingly, if targeting the p53-cell cycle pathway (TP53 and CCND1) by the drugs studied in phase I-III clinical trials, those possibly actionable tumors are predominantly located in the tongue, suggesting a better prediction of sensitivity to current targeted therapies. Our work revealed molecular OSCC subgroups that reflect etiological and prognostic correlation as well as defined the landscape of major altered events in the coding regions of OSCC genomes. These findings provide clues for the design of clinical trials for targeted therapies and stratification of OSCC patients with differential therapeutic efficacy.
doi:10.7150/thno.18551 pmid:28435450 pmcid:PMC5399578 fatcat:o3routolkrat3imbencbfngsy4

Exact solutions for the differential equations in fractal heat transfer

Chun-Yu Yang, Yu-Dong Zhang, Xiao-Jun Yang
2016 Thermal Science  
In this article we consider the boundary value problems for differential equations in fractal heat transfer. The exact solutions of non-differentiable type are obtained by using the local fractional differential transform method.
doi:10.2298/tsci16s3747y fatcat:3crcr3r6yzfnfc5we3kljs4oqe

Single cell electron collectors for highly efficient wiring-up electronic abiotic/biotic interfaces

Yang-Yang Yu, Yan-Zhai Wang, Zhen Fang, Yu-Tong Shi, Qian-Wen Cheng, Yu-Xuan Chen, Weidong Shi, Yang-Chun Yong
2020 Nature Communications  
By electronically wiring-up living cells with abiotic conductive surfaces, bioelectrochemical systems (BES) harvest energy and synthesize electric-/solar-chemicals with unmatched thermodynamic efficiency. However, the establishment of an efficient electronic interface between living cells and abiotic surfaces is hindered due to the requirement of extremely close contact and high interfacial area, which is quite challenging for cell and material engineering. Herein, we propose a new concept of a
more » ... single cell electron collector, which is in-situ built with an interconnected intact conductive layer on and cross the individual cell membrane. The single cell electron collector forms intimate contact with the cellular electron transfer machinery and maximizes the interfacial area, achieving record-high interfacial electron transfer efficiency and BES performance. Thus, this single cell electron collector provides a superior tool to wire living cells with abiotic surfaces at the single-cell level and adds new dimensions for abiotic/biotic interface engineering.
doi:10.1038/s41467-020-17897-9 pmid:32796822 fatcat:m4eybd2f4ndjfnlebwwu37yfz4

Butylammonium tetrahydroxypentaborate

Chun-Yang Pan, Guo-Ming Wang, Shou-Tian Zheng, Guo-Yu Yang
2007 Acta Crystallographica Section E  
E63, o840-o842 [https://doi.org/10.1107/S1600536807001961] Butylammonium tetrahydroxypentaborate Chun-Yang Pan, Guo-Ming Wang, Shou-Tian Zheng and Guo-Yu Yang butylammonium 1,3,5,7,9,11-hexaoxa-2,4,8,10  ...  The IR spectrum of (I) exhibits the characteristic bands of BO 3 and BO 4 groups, corresponding to the two strong bands at about 1310 cm -1 and 1016 cm -1 , respectively [Yu, Z.  ... 
doi:10.1107/s1600536807001961 fatcat:mfgiqwtpnvejxefbkqb2vgpiuu

Deep Semantic Matching with Foreground Detection and Cycle-Consistency [article]

Yun-Chun Chen, Po-Hsiang Huang, Li-Yu Yu, Jia-Bin Huang, Ming-Hsuan Yang, Yen-Yu Lin
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Establishing dense semantic correspondences between object instances remains a challenging problem due to background clutter, significant scale and pose differences, and large intra-class variations. In this paper, we address weakly supervised semantic matching based on a deep network where only image pairs without manual keypoint correspondence annotations are provided. To facilitate network training with this weaker form of supervision, we 1) explicitly estimate the foreground regions to
more » ... ess the effect of background clutter and 2) develop cycle-consistent losses to enforce the predicted transformations across multiple images to be geometrically plausible and consistent. We train the proposed model using the PF-PASCAL dataset and evaluate the performance on the PF-PASCAL, PF-WILLOW, and TSS datasets. Extensive experimental results show that the proposed approach performs favorably against the state-of-the-art methods.
arXiv:2004.00144v1 fatcat:6ompuspfmvel5jidmt7acev5ly

One-step alcoholysis of lignin into small-molecular aromatics: Influence of temperature, solvent, and catalyst

Fang Wang, You-Zhu Yu, Yigang Chen, Chun-Yu Yang, Yuan-Yu Yang
2019 Biotechnology Reports  
Lignin valorization is a challenge because of its complex structure and high thermal stability. Supercritical alcoholysis of lignin without external hydrogen in a self-made high-pressure reactor is investigated under different temperatures (450-500 °C) and solvents as well as catalysts by using a reactant suspension mode. Small-molecular arenes and mono-phenols (C7-C12) are generated under short residence time of 30 min. High temperature (500 °C) favors efficient deoxy-liquefaction of lignin
more » ... %) and formation of small-molecular arenes (C6-C9). Solvents methanol and ethanol demonstrate much more synergistic effect on efficient deoxy-liquefaction of lignin than propanol. The catalyst Cu-C has the optimal activity and selectivity in methanol (70% of conversion, 83.93% of arenes), whereas Fe-SiC possesses the optimal catalytic deoxygenation in ethanol, resulting in the formation of arenes other than phenols. Further analysis indicates that lignin is converted into arenes by efficient cleavages of C-O ether bonds and C-C bonds under high temperature and pressure.
doi:10.1016/j.btre.2019.e00363 pmid:31440458 pmcid:PMC6698935 fatcat:rp5xfqhv5rhtbkcfh6j7gbyrci

Frequency-based Vehicle Idling Detection

Kai-Chao Yang, Chih-Ting Kuo, Chun-Yu Chen, Chih-Chyau Yang, Chien-Ming Wu, Chun-Ming Wang
2014 International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology  
Email: ctkuo@cic.narl.org.tw Chun-Yu Chen received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan in 2007.  ...  Email: wucm@cic.narl.org.tw Chun-Ming Huang received his Ph.D. in computer science from National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., in 2005.  ... 
doi:10.5875/ausmt.v4i1.399 fatcat:gx5lroliyfhn3mwr5k7zb44gwm

Cascade-amplifying synergistic effects of chemo-photodynamic therapy using ROS-responsive polymeric nanocarriers

Chun-Yang Sun, Ziyang Cao, Xue-Jun Zhang, Rong Sun, Chun-Shui Yu, Xianzhu Yang
2018 Theranostics  
Chun-Sheng Kang and Dr. Qi-Xue Wang for the help with confocal microscopy observation.  ... 
doi:10.7150/thno.24015 pmid:29896295 pmcid:PMC5996363 fatcat:msnv2b5dsvgvrb7ilpbwwxcn3a

An Optimized Telomerase-Specific Lentivirus for Optical Imaging of Tumors

Song-Tao Yu, Yin-Bing Yang, Guang-Ping Liang, Chuan Li, Ling Chen, Chun-Meng Shi, Xu-Dong Tang, Chang-Zhu Li, Ling Li, Guo-Zheng Wang, Yu-Yun Wu, Shi-Ming Yang (+1 others)
2010 Cancer Research  
Advances in medical imaging techniques, such as ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and positron emission tomography, have made great progress in detecting tumors. However, these imaging techniques are unable to differentiate malignant tumors from benign ones. Recently developed optical imaging of tumors in small animals provides a useful method to distinguish malignant tumors from their surrounding normal tissues. Human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) is
more » ... ly inactivated in most somatic cells, whereas it is commonly reactivated in many cancer cells. In this study, we constructed a lentiviral vector that expresses green fluorescent protein (GFP) driven by an optimized hTERT promoter to create a noninvasive tumor-specific imaging methodology. The activity of this optimized hTERT promoter was found to be equal to the activity of SV40 and cytomegalovirus promoters. In vitro experiments showed that GFP was only expressed in telomerase-positive tumor cells infected with this lentivirus, whereas there was no GFP expression in telomerase-negative tumor cells or normal somatic cells. We also found that subcutaneous telomerasepositive tumors could be visualized 24 hours after an intratumoral injection with this lentivirus by using a charge-coupled device (CCD) camera. In contrast, telomerase-negative tumors could not be imaged after an intratumoral injection even for 30 days. These results suggest that infection with lentivirus containing this optimized hTERT promoter might be a useful diagnostic tool for the real-time visualization of macroscopically invisible tumor tissues using a highly sensitive CCD imaging system. Cancer Res; 70 (7) ; 2585-94.
doi:10.1158/0008-5472.can-09-3841 pmid:20233877 fatcat:hc24y5xyjnbjfoare4p6puc6de
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