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Ubenwa: Cry-based Diagnosis of Birth Asphyxia [article]

Charles C Onu, Innocent Udeogu, Eyenimi Ndiomu, Urbain Kengni, Doina Precup, Guilherme M Sant'anna, Edward Alikor, Peace Opara
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Every year, 3 million newborns die within the first month of life. Birth asphyxia and other breathing-related conditions are a leading cause of mortality during the neonatal phase. Current diagnostic methods are too sophisticated in terms of equipment, required expertise, and general logistics. Consequently, early detection of asphyxia in newborns is very difficult in many parts of the world, especially in resource-poor settings. We are developing a machine learning system, dubbed Ubenwa, which
more » ... enables diagnosis of asphyxia through automated analysis of the infant cry. Deployed via smartphone and wearable technology, Ubenwa will drastically reduce the time, cost and skill required to make accurate and potentially life-saving diagnoses.
arXiv:1711.06405v1 fatcat:uobadnpcxvbypfuntdagzsq75i

Kidnapping: An Underreported Aspect of African Agency During the Slave Trade Era (1440-1886)

Felton E Perry
2009 Ufahamu  
A person like Okwunanne Udeogu took the collection and sale of slaves as his profession. People who collected and sold slaves became richer and richer.  ...  Peter responded, "That's the language we throw around today…That's just intellectualizing it… Slavery was practiced in all societies….Nobody is innocent.  ... 
doi:10.5070/f7352009568 fatcat:7hhjh5tts5evtjc6lz3ux5aftm

Administration of Criminal Justice Act of Nigeria 2015

Ngozi J. Udombana
2020 IALS Student Law Review  
Part of this mischief is the protection of the right of an accused, who, under the Constitution, is presumed innocent until proven guilty.  ...  Nigeria has a history of slow dispensation of justice; trials could remain in court for as long as ten years without making any progress with all sides exploiting the loopholes in the laws'). 35 Ude Jones Udeogu  ...  This is seen in the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Ude Jones Udeogu v Federal Republic of Nigeria & 2 Ors, 52 which nullified the provisions of section 396(7) of the Act as inconsistent with section  ... 
doi:10.14296/islr.v7i2.5204 fatcat:xtcxc3oymrai3g4atmug4n266e