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Scale-up of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Laboratory Services, Peru

Sonya S. Shin, Martin Yagui, Luis Ascencios, Gloria Yale, Carmen Suarez, Neyda Quispe, Cesar Bonilla, Joaquin Blaya, Allison Taylor, Carmen Contreras, Peter Cegielski
2008 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Operational research guided laboratory scaleup and identifi ed barriers to effective capacity building.  ...  We review key lessons of this experience.  ...  Figure 3 . 3 Description and costs of the direct Griess method in Peru. A) Pan-susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolate.  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid1405.070721 pmid:18439349 pmcid:PMC2600242 fatcat:je4n2kl37fcmbpnk7654yq237q

The Past, Present, and Future of Urgent Matters: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Emergency Department Flow Improvement

Mark Stephen McClelland, Danielle Lazar, Vickie Sears, Marcia Wilson, Bruce Siegel, Jesse M. Pines
2011 Academic Emergency Medicine  
Using a variety of techniques, such as learning networks (collaboratives), national conferences, e-newsletters, webinars, best practices toolkits, and social media, Urgent Matters has served as a thought  ...  Recognizing that EDs across the country are struggling with many of the same issues, Urgent Matters-a program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)-has sought to identify, develop, and disseminate  ...  It is located in the Center for Health Care Quality at George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01229.x pmid:22168204 fatcat:cyy7ov4anjgypaguydxkiq36gq

Planning computer services for a complex environment

John E. Austin
1971 Proceedings of the May 16-18, 1972, spring joint computer conference on - AFIPS '72 (Spring)  
There would then be a fast I/O station in the batching room at the Computing Center building to handle the work submitted there.  ...  Service alternative5 As a user of batch processing, the administrative production class requires a machine with a high level of disk, tape, and printer capacity to do the work.  ...  The integrated center alternative suggests that the services of a single fast processor can handle a variety of computing needs effectively and it may well be demonstrated that it can.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1479064.1479162 dblp:conf/afips/Austin71 fatcat:rdefqb2h7rfndlhg3qa5amobpu

Productivity of computer-dependent workers

D. N. Streeter
1975 IBM Systems Journal  
Beginning with a description of various degrees of computer de- pendency among workers, a model of ihe worker-computer pro- cess is constructed.  ...  People who work in such a single-stream mode place heavy demands on a computer facility for fast turnaround, because they do not have another assignment to turn to while waiting for computed results.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.143.0292 fatcat:batadxbsrjhstdujtc5nutusfm

Scheduling Analysis of Failure-aware VM in Cloud System

Yang Cao, CheulWoo Ro, JianWei Yin
2014 International Journal of Control and Automation  
The optimization of virtual machines (VMs) allocation and the minimization of time and infrastructure cost are still needed to be improved.  ...  Clouds focus on flexibility and on-demand provisioning of virtualized resources, which allow users to scale up and down the usage of resources according to their needs.  ...  Introduction When the concept of Cloud arises with the aim to delivery high quality and transparent services to users, it opens out a new era of computing.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijca.2014.7.1.21 fatcat:xr45lsa65rhgnbadnvqglzyejy

Electronic tracking of human brain samples for research

Christian E. Keller, Maria Pilar del Amaya, Etty Paola Cortes, Katerina Mancevska, Jean Paul G. Vonsattel
2008 Cell and Tissue Banking  
81% of maximum capacity of NYBB.  ...  NYBB tissue tracking uses a relational database to co-register a bar coded, unique sample identifier to unique coordinates in the three-dimensional freezer space, allowing immediate retrieval of stored  ...  The New York Brain Bank (NYBB) is especially thankful to the numerous pathologists who referred case material and to the families of the patients for providing brain tissue for research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10561-008-9078-z pmid:18612850 pmcid:PMC2847392 fatcat:ijdguuk2mvf5teswvim5zd776q

Stream of Unbalanced Medical Big Data Using Convolutional Neural Network

Weiwei Gao, Li Chen, Tao Shang
2020 IEEE Access  
process is low, the rate is fast, and the anti-attack efficiency is high, which is more conducive to the realization of data stream.  ...  In order to address the problem that the traditional algorithm can not predict the network link load effectively, which leads to high packet loss and energy loss, long turnaround time, slow stream rate  ...  The rate is fast and the anti-attack efficiency is high.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2991202 fatcat:xzbiex5sn5a6ngpt7gielfsnui

Transforming and turning Around Low-performing Schools: The Role of Online Learning

Michael Correy, Angela Carlson-Bancroft
2014 Journal of Educators Online  
Angela Carlson-Bancroft, George Washington University, Center for the Advancement of Research in Distance Education, Washington, D.C.  ...  The reality of virtual schools: A review of the literature. Computers and Education, 52(2), 402-416. Bergmann, J., & Sams, A. (2012).  ... 
doi:10.9743/jeo.2014.2.6 fatcat:hxgbwntivfhovoa4aquecb2uje

A trust model in cloud computing based on fuzzy logic

Ritu, Sushma Jain
2016 2016 IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics, Information & Communication Technology (RTEICT)  
In cloud computing, trust helps the consumer to choose the service of a cloud provider for storing and processing their sensitive information.  ...  The fuzzy nature of trust has encouraged us to use fuzzy logic to calculate trust value of a provider in a cloud environment, thus increasing the effectiveness of the system.  ...  power utilization. • Universal Access: Such computing provides universal access on the internet and us the features of internet to deliver the services to different users.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rteict.2016.7807780 fatcat:z5f5enwbgnchngmjdatgksnoue

Scale and performance in semantic storage management of data grids

Stergios V. Anastasiadis, Syam Gadde, Jeffrey S. Chase
2005 International Journal on Digital Libraries  
The Storage Resource Broker (SRB) is an example of such a system that has been deployed in multiple high-performance scientific projects during the past few years.  ...  In the present paper, we take a detailed look at several of its functional features, and examine its scalability using synthetic and tracebased workloads.  ...  team for providing the source code of SRB and helping us understand several of its features.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00799-004-0086-8 fatcat:6snhtfcxn5ekzlrydksjuq5ddy

MLITS:Multi-Level tasks scheduling model for IoT Service Provisioning

Hosam Eldin Refaat
2020 النشرة المعلوماتیة فی الحاسبات والمعلومات  
In Internet of Things (IoT) environment there are a huge number of devices that need to communicate and send data continuously between these devices also between them and the cloud data center.  ...  Resource management and allocation for IoT tasks in three levels mist-fogcloud architecture suffer from a lack of approaches and frameworks that handle this situation in an efficient manner.  ...  The second level of task urgency is also has a highest time urgency but it required high computation density.  ... 
doi:10.21608/fcihib.2020.107525 fatcat:jzozp76r4ndfrhcdnepv2lqdwe

A primer on precision medicine informatics

Andrea Sboner, Olivier Elemento
2015 Briefings in Bioinformatics  
In this review, we describe key components of a computational infrastructure for a precision medicine program that is based on clinical-grade genomic sequencing.  ...  in a timely and predictable fashion.  ...  We are also grateful to Keith Robison for insightful comments on the initial version of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bib/bbv032 pmid:26048401 fatcat:e4kiblelezdvtmsswwobcamydi

Research on Design of Cross-Aisles Shuttle-Based Storage/Retrieval System Based on Improved Particle Swarm Optimization

Dong Yang, Yaohua Wu, Dengya Huo
2021 IEEE Access  
It is also a kind of SBS/RS. Its large storage capacity, small footprint, high sorting efficiency, and fast response speed have received extensive attention from e-commerce companies.  ...  PROBLEM DESCRIPTION A.  ...  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3077974 fatcat:fm5co7tlaneqtcoo2xtue7hvja

A hybrid computational strategy to address WGS variant analysis in >5000 samples

Zhuoyi Huang, Navin Rustagi, Narayanan Veeraraghavan, Andrew Carroll, Richard Gibbs, Eric Boerwinkle, Manjunath Gorentla Venkata, Fuli Yu
2016 BMC Bioinformatics  
The scale of these projects are far beyond the capacity of typical computing resources available with most research labs.  ...  Results: We present a high throughput framework including multiple variant callers for single nucleotide variant (SNV) calling, which leverages hybrid computing infrastructure consisting of cloud AWS,  ...  FHS: From the Framingham Heart Study of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health and Boston University School of Medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12859-016-1211-6 pmid:27612449 pmcid:PMC5018196 fatcat:ihflzgl4rrbabc7qrx2w3eeyge

Computational models and heuristic methods for Grid scheduling problems

Fatos Xhafa, Ajith Abraham
2010 Future generations computer systems  
Scheduling problems are at the heart of any Grid-like computational system.  ...  The paper reveals the complexity of the scheduling problem in Computational Grids when compared to scheduling in classical parallel and distributed systems and shows the usefulness of heuristics and metaheuristics  ...  His research is supported by a grant from the General Secretariat of Universities of the Ministry of Education, Spain.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2009.11.005 fatcat:43ijgsgrpfch5look5p4qmq4w4
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