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Group-aware Contrastive Regression for Action Quality Assessment [article]

Xumin Yu, Yongming Rao, Wenliang Zhao, Jiwen Lu, Jie Zhou
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we show that the relations among videos can provide important clues for more accurate action quality assessment during both training and inference.  ...  Assessing action quality is challenging due to the subtle differences between videos and large variations in scores.  ...  Foundation of China under Grant U1813218, Grant U1713214, and Grant 61822603, in part by a grant from the Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence (BAAI), and in part by a grant from the Institute for  ... 
arXiv:2108.07797v1 fatcat:3loai6x6zfg6bmjrq42b2s3pxq

Is There a Link Between Frequency of Dreams, Lucid Dreams, and Subjective Sleep Quality?

Nicolas Ribeiro, Yannick Gounden, Véronique Quaglino
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
This study aims at describing and comparing dream experience frequencies (dream, lucid dreams, awareness, and control) and sleep quality assessed with the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) among students  ...  Predictive models of PSQI score controlling for age and gender were not significant in the student group while they were all marginally predictive for the general population.  ...  For the general population group, perceived sleep quality was assessed using a general questionnaire based on the last month.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01290 pmid:32670153 pmcid:PMC7330170 fatcat:jwdvvbo2rvaavmxs3vfvifpqz4

Public release of hospital quality data for referral practices in Germany: results from a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Martin Emmert, Nina Meszmer, Lisa Jablonski, Lena Zinth, Oliver Schöffski, Fatemeh Taheri-Zadeh
2017 Health Economics Review  
Physicians from the Mass and Special Media group were more likely to be aware of the performance reports (OR 4.16; 95% CI 2.16-8.00, p < .001) but not more likely to be influenced when referring patients  ...  Aggregated presentation formats were rated more helpful than detailed hospital quality information. Conclusions: Hospital quality reports have limited impact on referral practices.  ...  Availability of data and materials Interested researchers may contact Martin Emmert (E-mail: for data requests and queries.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13561-017-0171-5 pmid:28952136 pmcid:PMC5615085 fatcat:naqrsfxe3rgs7pwp4zfsg6xnsa

The conflict of harmony: Intergroup contact, commonality and political solidarity between minority groups

Demis E. Glasford, Justine Calcagno
2012 Journal of Experimental Social Psychology  
in social action.  ...  a majority group on the efficacy of this message for political solidarity.  ...  regressed on a commonality/control condition contrast, a group boundaries/control contrast, intergroup contact with Whites, and their interactions (Aiken & West, 1991) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2011.10.001 fatcat:g7lg7bgzjzdgxlemsujaxuylem

Drinking Water Source Protection for Surface Water Abstractions: An Overview of the Group Water Scheme Sector in the Republic of Ireland

Alec Rolston, Suzanne Linnane
2020 Water  
For the GWS sector, challenges lie in securing resources to improve both source water and drinking water quality to deliver integrated catchment management plans for source protection.  ...  water quality analysis.  ...  by all individual Group Water Schemes for which preliminary source protection assessments were undertaken.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12092437 fatcat:erb7fmo4onhudctlqkaxiwm7yy

Association between the awareness of osteoporosis and the quality of care for bone health among Korean women with osteoporosis

Hyun-Young Shin, Hee Cheol Kang, Kiheon Lee, Sang Min Park
2014 BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders  
No other associations were found for quality of bone health care variables.  ...  The awareness group, who had been diagnosed with osteoporosis by a doctor, had a lower proportion of smokers and higher serum vitamin D level than the control group, who had never been diagnosed with osteoporosis  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the members of the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs who conducted the national survey and everyone who contributed to this project. Author details  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2474-15-334 pmid:25281307 pmcid:PMC4194369 fatcat:gg2yhmtfljdxrppi2y2b6lzpp4

The role of values-consistent behavior in generalized anxiety disorder

Susan E. Michelson, Jonathan K. Lee, Susan M. Orsillo, Lizabeth Roemer
2011 Depression and Anxiety  
Results-Participants with GAD reported significantly less valued action compared with controls, and within the GAD group, diminished valued action was not fully explained by depression comorbidity.  ...  Valued action was significantly correlated with measures of experiential avoidance, distress about emotions, and quality of life.  ...  a hierarchical linear regression predicting quality of life.  ... 
doi:10.1002/da.20793 pmid:21308890 pmcid:PMC3086989 fatcat:kwhlvysycrhk5c7ickpyzr3iye

Don't Know Responses in Water Quality Surveys [chapter]

Zhihua Hu, Lois Wright
2012 Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment  
Logistic regression model: don't know about surface water quality (reference group = know) Table 6b.  ...  Logistic regression model: don't know about ground water quality (reference group = know) The logistic model for surface water showed similar results. BS t d . E r r S i g.  ...  Don't Know Responses in Water Quality Surveys, Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.5772/33258 fatcat:7axxjiqffzetxp6a6b2lzyom74

The Effects of Taekwondo Training on Brain Connectivity and Body Intelligence

Young Jae Kim, Eun Joo Cha, Sun Mi Kim, Kyung Doo Kang, Doug Hyun Han
2015 Psychiatry Investigation  
Group contrast Figure 2 .  ...  linear regression.  ... 
doi:10.4306/pi.2015.12.3.335 pmid:26207126 pmcid:PMC4504915 fatcat:uzcqnaoazbewnpc4dnm3xhwc4i

Can community action improve equity for maternal health and how does it do so? Research findings from Gujarat, India

Asha S. George, Diwakar Mohan, Jaya Gupta, Amnesty E. LeFevre, Subhasri Balakrishnan, Rajani Ved, Renu Khanna
2018 International Journal for Equity in Health  
Community action for maternal health entailed NGOs a) working with community collectives to raise awareness about maternal health entitlements, b) supporting community monitoring of outreach government  ...  Multivariable logistic regression examined delivery care seeking and equity.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the study respondents for their invaluable time and patience.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12939-018-0838-5 pmid:30126428 fatcat:c3xaf5kgxjf6tklontpbhmuxei

Tradeoff-Focused Contrastive Explanation for MDP Planning [article]

Roykrong Sukkerd, Reid Simmons, David Garlan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
It can be difficult for the end-users to understand why an agent decides on a particular planning solution on the basis of its objective values.  ...  In this work, we contribute an approach, based on contrastive explanation, that enables a multi-objective MDP planning agent to explain its decisions in a way that communicates its tradeoff rationale in  ...  Treatment Group: For each question, participants in the treatment group are given the same information as the control group, plus the quality-attribute-based contrastive explanations.  ... 
arXiv:2004.12960v2 fatcat:7bwdvtofpbbt3f5zhcjm6tz6pq

Problematic Gaming Behaviour in Finnish Adolescents and Young Adults: Relation to Game Genres, Gaming Motives and Self-Awareness of Problematic Use

Niko Männikkö, Joël Billieux, Tanja Nordström, Kaisa Koivisto, Maria Kääriäinen
2016 International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction  
PGB was particularly associated with the use of a group of games encompassing role-playing, progression (e.g., character development), action and strategy features.  ...  In addition, pairwise comparisons of a non-problematic gaming behavior group and a problematic gaming behavior group were used as a means of examining differences across game genre use and self-awareness  ...  Acknowledgements The authors express appreciation to the Finnish Association for Substance Abuse Prevention and the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland for their support of the study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11469-016-9726-7 fatcat:vxlm53ayr5hglddapwhvrzbg4m

No-Reference Quality Assessment for Contrast-Distorted Images

Yutao Liu, Xiu Li
2020 IEEE Access  
In this paper, we devise a novel no-reference/blind quality assessment method for those contrast-distorted images.  ...  Accordingly, a series of quality-aware features are developed to characterize the contrast-distorted image quality properly.  ...  Therefore, in this paper, we investigate multiple aspects of the image that are affected by the contrast distortion and devise a group of quality-aware features to characterize the contrast distortion  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2991842 fatcat:kqgfvrse4rdrdjaih4cwynnlrq

Emotional granularity and social functioning in individuals with schizophrenia: An experience sampling study

David Kimhy, Julia Vakhrusheva, Samira Khan, Rachel W. Chang, Marie C. Hansen, Jacob S. Ballon, Dolores Malaspina, James J. Gross
2014 Journal of Psychiatric Research  
Within the schizophrenia group, hierarchical multiple regression analyses indicated that EGI all , but not EGI neg , significantly predicted social dysfunction after controlling for emotional awareness  ...  For each participant, we then calculated the within-subject average correlations among the momentary emotion ratings, producing two EG indices -EGI all for all emotions and EGI neg for negative ones.  ...  Partial correlations are presented below the diagonal (controlling for delusions and emotional intensity & variability); EGI-Emotional Granularity Index; PSRS-Provision of Social Relations Scale; MSCEIT-Mayer-Salovey-Caruso  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.01.020 pmid:24561000 pmcid:PMC4000561 fatcat:se3z6k6q7bc67kf2o3ek7ygw4i

Attitudes and Behaviour of Polish Consumers Regarding Food Waste in the Food Chain

Marzena Lemanowicz, Anna Jasiulewicz
In order to verify which sociodemographic factors influenced the assessment of the impact of changes in consumer behaviour on the reduction of food waste, a regression analysis was performed.  ...  Practical Implications: The obtained results may be helpful for institutions and organizations responsible for shaping the policy of reducing food waste.  ...  In contrast, food waste was defined as a reduction in the quantity or quality of food resulting from retailers, catering services, and consumers (FAO, 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.35808/ersj/2147 fatcat:kodfabvc65eoxesbramr63322y
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