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Applying Evidence-Centered Design to Measure Psychological Resilience: The Development and Preliminary Validation of a Novel Simulation-Based Assessment Methodology

Sabina Kleitman, Simon A. Jackson, Lisa M. Zhang, Matthew D. Blanchard, Nikzad B. Rizvandi, Eugene Aidman
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
Using Machine Learning, the trajectories were predictive of self-reported resilience (Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale) with high accuracy, supporting construct validity of the simulation-based assessment  ...  Using slope analyses, these trajectories were indicative of four types of responses to stressors: thriving, recovery, surviving, and succumbing.  ...  Luke Thiele's assistance with software/hardware integration, and members of the CODES lab at the University of Sydney for their valuable comments on earlier drafts of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.717568 pmid:35082711 pmcid:PMC8786081 fatcat:udjtafl5enfkbkvo4ce6jbk67i

The Role of Time, Weather and Google Trends in Understanding and Predicting Web Survey Response [article]

Qixiang Fang, Joep Burger, Ralph Meijers, Kees van Berkel
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Using discrete-time survival analysis, we find, among others, that weekends, holidays, pleasant weather, disease outbreaks and terrorism salience are associated with fewer responses.  ...  Furthermore, we show that using these variables alone achieves satisfactory prediction accuracy of both daily and cumulative response rates when the trained model is applied to future unseen data.  ...  Mirjam Moerbeek for their insightful advice to the current research project and Christian Fang MSc (Utrecht University) for his help with proofreading.  ... 
arXiv:2011.02034v1 fatcat:l7z5n4u2h5h2pfl5setegwxbey

Criteria for the determination of maximal oxygen uptake in patients newly diagnosed with cancer: Baseline data from the randomized controlled trial of physical training and cancer (Phys-Can)

Ann Christin Helgesen Bjørke, Truls Raastad, Sveinung Berntsen, Laurent Mourot
2020 PLoS ONE  
A receiver operating characteristic analysis was performed to establish cut-points for variables associated with the test leader's evaluation.  ...  Last, a cross-validation of the cut-points found in the receiver operating characteristic analysis was performed on a comparable sample of cancer patients (n = 80).  ...  , n (%) 309 (58) 39 (49) Sick-leave, n (%) 180 (34) 22 (28) 100% sick leave, n (%) 150 (28) 19 (24) Obesity (BMI�30), n (%) 84 (16) In the intervention study there were 465 (87%) and 70  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0234507 pmid:32526771 pmcid:PMC7289625 fatcat:vxgthxxfuvez5luypiagn6wl7y

Long-term RFID SLAM using Short-Range Sparse Tags

Chen Jiun-Fu
2015 International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology  
An Unit Circle Representation (UCR) is proposed to diminish the error in the prediction stage and a Correlation Coefficient Preserved Inflation (CCPI) is developed to recover the overconfidence issue in  ...  By utilizing the radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, these problems can be solved using the extended Kalman filter (EKF) based simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) with the tag information  ...  Both simulations and experiments demonstrate that the proposed modifications are feasible while executing the long-term large-scale SLAM using short-range passive RFID with sparse tags.  ... 
doi:10.5875/ausmt.v5i1.843 fatcat:vafwx3nokzdxxldsjhihymxl7u

Forest disturbance interactions and successional pathways in the Southern Rocky Mountains

Lu Liang, Todd J. Hawbaker, Zhiliang Zhu, Xuecao Li, Peng Gong
2016 Forest Ecology and Management  
We found that burn severity was largely unrelated to the severity of pre-fire 34 beetle outbreaks in this region, where the severity of post-fire beetle outbreaks generally 35 decreased in relation to  ...  To enhance efficiency in 28 selecting representative samples at the ecoregion scale, a new sampling strategy that 29 takes advantage of the scene-overlap among adjacent Landsat images was designed.  ...  Thirdly, at the Landsat pixel scale, 501 variability exists in the duration of beetle attack, which could range from 1-2 years to 502 more than 6 years, with the average as 3-4 years (Meddens et al., 2014  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2016.05.010 fatcat:s67gv6he3nbg3mko6jmz2s6b5y

Quantifying the metabolic contribution to photoreceptor death in retinitis pigmentosa via a mathematical model

Erika T. Camacho, Claudio Punzo, Stephen A. Wirkus
2016 Journal of Theoretical Biology  
Global sensitivity analysis confirms the results and suggests areas of focus for halting RP, even at later stages of the disease, through feasible therapeutic interventions.  ...  Our results also indicate that the ratio of energy consumption to uptake of cones, D c , is mainly disrupted during the death wave of the rods with negligible changes thereafter and that the subsequent  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Aditya Venkatesh and Lolita Petit for critical reading of the manuscript. This work was supported in part by a NIH grant (RO1 EY023570) to C.P.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.08.001 pmid:27519951 pmcid:PMC5217295 fatcat:64566g2eynamdlbf77obxd3ake


2013 International Journal of Neural Systems  
These results on the unseen data were predicted from the rigorous leave-one-patient-out validation and confirm the validity of our algorithm development process.  ...  The system was developed using statistical leave-one-patient-out performance assessment, on a large clinical dataset, comprising 38 patients of 1479 hours total duration.  ...  Additionally, the developed algorithm is tested on a separate randomized dataset of 51 babies (24 with seizures and 27 without seizures), totaling 2540 hours in duration and containing 1142 seizures.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0129065713500184 pmid:23746291 pmcid:PMC3957205 fatcat:viqho3y3ijb7piie7otmgq2wee

Artificial intelligence in prediction of mental health disorders induced by the COVID-19 pandemic among health care workers

Krešimir Ćosić, Siniša Popović, Marko Šarlija, Ivan Kesedžić, Tanja Jovanovic
2020 Croatian Medical Journal  
records regarding their daily schedules during the COVID-19 pandemic, overtime work, the level of threat they experienced, sick leave, etc.  ...  Phase 5: data analysis for prediction of mental health disorders Due to potentially large amounts of highly heterogeneous data, Phase 5 is accomplished using cloud storage and cloud computing resources  ... 
pmid:32643346 pmcid:PMC7358693 fatcat:zdha3nib6fenvl3vmk6knpkgsm

The Lifetime Costs of Bad Health

Mariacristina De Nardi, Svetlana Pashchenko, Ponpoje Porapakkarm
2017 Social Science Research Network  
Because bad health lowers ones' life expectancy, its non-pecuniary effects are large.  ...  The answer depends on the nature of persistence of bad health and the extent to which it changes individuals' economic circumstances.  ...  10 The top panel of Figure 1 shows that for individuals over 50, which is the age group observed in both PSID and HRS, the measure of self-reported health is consistent in these two datasets.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3056885 fatcat:3reerl5nzbhajjnzrulplq6atq

Machine learning for metabolic engineering: A review

Chris Lawson, Jose Manuel Martí, Tijana Radivojevic, Sai Vamshi R. Jonnalagadda, Reinhard Gentz, Nathan J. Hillson, Sean Peisert, Joonhoon Kim, Blake A. Simmons, Christopher J. Petzold, Steven W. Singer, Aindrila Mukhopadhyay (+3 others)
2020 Metabolic Engineering  
We also include practical advice for the practitioner in terms of data management, algorithm libraries, computational resources, and important non-technical issues.  ...  A variety of applications ranging from pathway construction and optimization, to genetic editing optimization, cell factory testing, and production scale-up are discussed.  ...  The Department of Energy will provide public access to these results of federally sponsored research in accordance with the DOE Public Access Plan (http://energy. gov/downloads/doe-public-access-plan).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ymben.2020.10.005 pmid:33221420 fatcat:hac34yggd5hnrhkikd7elbzz3m

Multidimensional smoothing by adaptive local kernel-weighted log-likelihood: Application to long-term care insurance

Julien Tomas, Frédéric Planchet
2013 Insurance, Mathematics & Economics  
We analyze the mortality as a function of both the age of occurrence of the claim and the duration of the care. LTC-claimants are marked by a relatively complex mortality pattern.  ...  Hence rather than using parametric approaches or models with expert opinions, adaptive local likelihood methods allow to extract pertinently the information from the data.  ...  We are also grateful to a referee for a careful reading of the manuscript and comments which lead to an improved version of the paper. Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 ISFA  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.insmatheco.2013.03.009 fatcat:3vgv2p4j6nch3otincmhvkhiou

Computational Socioeconomics [article]

Jian Gao, Yi-Cheng Zhang, Tao Zhou
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This review, together with pioneering works we have highlighted, will draw increasing interdisciplinary attentions and induce a methodological shift in future socioeconomic studies.  ...  of emergent events.  ...  Based on survey data, Feeley [533] found that the employees with large degrees and betweennesses are less likely to leave their jobs. Feeley et al.  ... 
arXiv:1905.06166v1 fatcat:kvhy2hpzgvg2vnqhdjfyjfidqi

Fate mapping of human glioblastoma reveals an invariant stem cell hierarchy

Xiaoyang Lan, David J. Jörg, Florence M. G. Cavalli, Laura M. Richards, Long V. Nguyen, Robert J. Vanner, Paul Guilhamon, Lilian Lee, Michelle M. Kushida, Davide Pellacani, Nicole I. Park, Fiona J. Coutinho (+25 others)
2017 Nature  
Independent of an evolving mutational signature, we show that the growth of GBM 71 clones in vivo is consistent with a remarkably neutral process involving a conserved proliferative 72 hierarchy rooted  ...  Recent investigations with this strategy have already provided crucial insights 103 into the lineage potential of normal stem cells 15 , the proliferative heterogeneity of their 104 transformed counterparts  ...  occur in cancer genes, may leave the fate behaviour of tumour cells largely unperturbed.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nature23666 pmid:28854171 pmcid:PMC5608080 fatcat:bcs5s7lxvnftnb2wpyoukcezvq

A Special issue on Multidisciplinary research to promote the applications in Biological sciences

Guest Editor Dr. M. Manikandan
2022 International Journal of Life Science and Pharma Research  
The purpose of this special issue is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions.  ...  The potentially advanced special issue focuses on application of principles and problem-solving techniques of information technology in healthcare and agricultural sector.  ...  The primary challenge with biofuels use is the availability of suitable feedstock in sufficient quantity for large-scale adoption.  ... 
doi:10.22376/ijpbs/ijlpr/sp22/2022.1-154 fatcat:rcydgammlzgodof3kw3fcdgpji

A model of workflow in the hospital during a pandemic to assist management

Marc Garbey, Guillaume Joerger, Shannon Furr, Vid Fikfak, Itamar Ashkenazi
2020 PLoS ONE  
The goal of this work is both practical in offering hospital management a tool to deal with the present crisis of COVID-19 and offering a conceptual illustration of the benefit of computational science  ...  The model was fitted with good accuracy to France's data set that gives information on hospitalized patients and is provided online by the French government.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Patrick Doolan for sharing his view with us on management and risk evaluation from his great experience acquired from the energy sector.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242183 pmid:33253323 fatcat:ao7fq424h5b6taxfj6pygbhn2i
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