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Using Bluetooth Low Energy Advertisements for the Detection of People Temporal Proximity Patterns

Jose Garcia-Alonso, Javier Berrocal, Alejandro Pérez-Vereda, Jaime Galán-Jiménez, Carlos Canal, Juan M. Murillo
2020 Mobile Information Systems  
In addition, the proposal has proved very useful for the automatic construction of social networks based on physical closeness of people.  ...  This scenario avoids the difficulties that appear in other works—like those focused on people positioning—derived from the lack of precision of the sensors and the differences between BLE chipsets.  ...  (RTI2018-094591-B-I00 (MCIU/AEI/ FEDER, UE) and PGC2018-094905-B-I00), by the Department of Economy and Infrastructure of the Government of Extremadura (GR18112, IB18030), and by the European Regional  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8506323 fatcat:ooitiykyube4xo6vsy5xibyfy4

Trends in Workplace Wearable Technologies and Connected‐Worker Solutions for Next‐Generation Occupational Safety, Health, and Productivity

Vishal Patel, Austin Chesmore, Christopher M. Legner, Santosh Pandey
2021 Advanced Intelligent Systems  
Connected worker platforms are discussed with information about the architecture, system modules, intelligent operations, and industry applications.  ...  The workplace influences the safety, health, and productivity of workers at multiple levels.  ...  National Science Foundation (NSF IDBR-1556370) and USA Department of Agriculture (2020-67021-31964) to S.P.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aisy.202100099 fatcat:ptbiiiaip5dfpbiorbhhpzesx4

Health—exploring complexity: an interdisciplinary systems approach HEC2016

Eva Grill, Martin Müller, Ulrich Mansmann
2016 European Journal of Epidemiology  
Based on these findings, a general information system architecture and implementation for the examination of medical data by medical experts is presented in the context of health studies.  ...  Results A major barrier to implementing DiSARM is that malaria surveillance systems are set up for reporting and monitoring & evaluation.  ...  In addition, we can provide other graph files for research purpose, generated on demand for other parts of the GHW.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10654-016-0183-1 pmid:27522353 fatcat:dcl3nbpygvh5fg7keri74h55ie

A new model for enabling innovation in appropriate technology for sustainable development

Joshua Pearce, Scott Albritton, Gabriel Grant, Garrett Steed, Ivana Zelenika
2012 Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy  
One of the greatest challenges to development and innovation is access to relevant knowledge for quick technological dissemination.  ...  This article examines the potential of a novel model to enable innovation for collaborative enterprise, learning, and appropriate technology development on a global scale.  ...  Reporting systems would have to be implemented to deter, discover, and disable harmful innovations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15487733.2012.11908095 fatcat:r2ylmrg6jzdizglamr23cougny

Differentiating societal costs of disability worsening in multiple sclerosis

Nils-Henning Ness, Dirk Schriefer, Rocco Haase, Benjamin Ettle, Christian Cornelissen, Tjalf Ziemssen
2019 Journal of Neurology  
However, the economic effect of PIRA and RAW on societal economic costs in patients with MS is not well understood.  ...  We estimated the age-, gender-, EDSS-adjusted effects of PIRA and RAW on total, direct medical, direct non-medical and indirect societal economic costs.  ...  Nevertheless, as the definitions are solely based on EDSS, the analyses are less demanding and easier to implement in non-interventional studies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00415-019-09676-4 pmid:31848738 fatcat:45in3llz2vb4jhxx5wye2kcbp4

EMBC Workshop Telemedicine and Telemonitoring in AAL Home Environments : 41st Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMB) Conference : July 23, 2019 Berlin, Germany : proceedings of EMBC Workshop "Telemedicine and Telemonitoring in AAL Home Environments"

abc abc, Massimo Conti, Georgy Lebedev, Natividad Martínez Madrid
The focus of this workshop is on new hardware and software solutions specifically designed to be applicable in AAL environments to empower patients.  ...  support systems to support diagnose and treatment.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is funded by the ministry of social affairs and integration, state Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The authors declare that they have no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.34645/opus-2454 fatcat:77mkjfdeujfnpcjqni5js7ycrm

Data Mining Techniques for Complex User-Generated Data

Xin Xiao, Silvia Chiusano
In this thesis work, we focus on the design and development of innovative solutions to support data mining activities over User-Generated Data characterised by different critical issues, via the integration  ...  Vast amount of User-Generated Data (UGD) is being created every day, such as user behavior, user-generated content, user exploitation of available services and user mobility in different domains.  ...  To evaluate the quality of the computed cluster set, the Sum of Squared Error (SSE) has been also implemented in K-means based on the new distance measure in Spark.  ... 
doi:10.6092/polito/porto/2644046 fatcat:t7c4jpunmfg4pp5nrz3rjecubq

Advancing Equity Planning Now

Krumholz, Norman||Hexter, Kathryn Wertheim
First is the difficulty of pulling back on a policy that generates momentum in early implementation.  ...  The definition for daycare was extended to include adult daycare.  ...  She is responsible for the creation and implementation of numerous green infrastructure proj ects, policies, and job training and placement systems.  ... 
doi:10.7298/mrqk-ze73 fatcat:3ex2pgk4evhbjanuowtmugcxaq


Anthony Brooks, Lewis, Anthony Brooks
2011 unpublished
Infrared sensor Images (and sensor detail) used with permission. Reflexite Europe, Denmark. Images and information used with permission.  ...  This chapter presents a selection of sensor-based technical systems originally conceived for performance art and the manipulation of solely auditory stimulus. 7 Associated works illustrate implementation  ...  Positive evaluations of concept and system use were received from across the variety of 'experts' and end-users.  ... 

Review and Analysis of Community Traffic Safety Programs. Volume 2, Appendices

Farina served as the NHTSA fontracting Officer's Technical Representative for the study; he was aided by Marilena Amoni and Barbara Sauers who served in technical advisory capacities.  ...  This report is based on a review of program materials and documents and a site visit on August 17-19, 1992 .  ...  The State provides annual updates and generates special reports on request.  ... 
doi:10.21949/1525316 fatcat:yonfpj2fjrfy3dr2snjuxeg4jq

Creating choices in the UK : re-imagining the female criminal justice system

Louise Elizabeth Alton
The current formation of the system is blind to the social inequalities and difficulties which construct the identities of the majority of female offenders, resulting in an array of fundamental human rights  ...  The prison system of the UK is riddled with sexual inequality, substantially the same procedures and facilities being extended to both male and female prisoners, representing a failure to realise that  ...  It is not an evaluation based upon generalised assumptions of the judiciaryit is based on a facet of women's imprisonment.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0066978 fatcat:zn6yfu6e7nb3bjnej6ezoaxlc4

Barn 4, 2020 (vol. 38)

Trine Solstad, Mia Österlund, Ulla Damber
2021 Barn  
The analysis is based on a case study (2018) in a daycare for 2-3-year-old children.  ...  The article is based on a broad socio-cultural perspective of literacy and a theoretical framework which focuses on the impact of pretend play, embodiment-theory, language development and different types  ... 
doi:10.5324/barn.v38i4.3989 fatcat:6xptsdtm6ba3hhrjuh3fuyc3ym

Maturity, resilience & lifecycles in suburban residential areas

Jan Polívka, Technische Universität Dortmund, Technische Universität Dortmund
On behalf of outcomes based in theory and the results from two empirical studies conducted in German mature suburban residential areas, a concept of multi-leveled 'systemic space' as both interpretative  ...  evolution based on a multi­leveled interdependence between particular levels of space, stakeholders' panarchy and adaptive action.  ...  To Markus Hesse I especially thank for the extremely valuable advices on literature and for the help of sorting it. I also owe deep thanks to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.17877/de290r-16888 fatcat:gpawmgdwazc4th6w27okpqfksq

Market failure and food claims : an assessment of the utilization of the exaggerated product claim by food manufacturers and consumers

Kelleen L. Wiseman
Regulations for on-package information and voluntary claims are designed to improve the flow of information between food manufacturers and consumers.  ...  The focus group study demonstrates that consumers have difficulties utilizing on-package information and are vulnerable to exaggerated product claims and again this implies market failure due to asymmetric  ...  As illustrated in Table 2 .2, these claims fall into twelve categories based on the general areas of ingredient, energy and nutrient levels.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0165693 fatcat:uqn53wmrufcbzolc2yd53g2xna

Canadian Countercultures and the Environment [article]

Colin M. Coates, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary
Together, they demonstrate how this period influenced and informed environmental action and issues in ways that have had a long-term impact on Canadian society.  ...  Studies of the radical environmental politics of the 1960s have tended to downplay the extent to which much of that countercultural intellectual and social ferment continued into the 1970s and 1980s.  ...  , to evaluate the effects of chemical fertilization against organic fertilization, and to evaluate the use of pesticides."  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/34629 fatcat:jy47zadcnbb6zf7gdlnlyxvpvu
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