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Using Information Technology to Improve Health Information Literacy in Singapore - An Exploratory Study

Intan Azura Mokhtar, Shaheen Majid, Schubert Foo
2006 2006 ITI 4th International Conference on Information & Communications Technology  
In this exploratory study, twelve individuals with medium to high IT competencies and substantial experience in using the Internet were interviewed on their health information needs and expectations.  ...  Thus, health information must be made easily accessible so that preventive action and proactive measures can be carried out by patients and their families.  ...  Respondent E alleged that most people who are not able to read in English are also not able to read in other languages, although they may speak the language.  ... 
doi:10.1109/itict.2006.358227 fatcat:wwyy632t3vf6rldr6uay37m4b4

An exploratory study on confusion in code reviews

Felipe Ebert, Fernando Castor, Nicole Novielli, Alexander Serebrenik
2021 Empirical Software Engineering  
Conclusions Based on the solutions identified in the mapping study, or the lack of them, we propose an actionable guideline for developers on how to cope with confusion during code reviews; we also make  ...  Objective This paper studies the phenomenon of confusion in code reviews.  ...  To determine whether the article belonged to the field of software engineering, was written in English, or constituted a secondary study, titles and abstracts have been used.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09909-5 fatcat:cepmbxagrfgxngfylmbz2dluym

Cross-country learning in public procurement: An exploratory study

Kimberly Nijboer, Shirin Senden, Jan Telgen
2017 Journal of Public Procurement  
In this exploratory study, we investigate cross-country learning across two frequently used policy areas: sustainability and innovation.  ...  procurement experts from 10 countries including both developing and developed countries.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the interviewees who were kindly willing to participate in this study and provided us with valuable insights.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jopp-17-04-2017-b001 fatcat:vgocgamx4ncexi5kvzbctqq2sq

Chinese-Thai Differential Assimilation in Bangkok: An Exploratory Study

Jack M. Potter, Sulamith Heins Potter, Boonsanong Punyodyana
1972 Journal of Asian Studies  
In the meantime we publish this study in English both for its own value and as a good omen for the future of social re search in Thailand and for work by local scholars on the Chinese of that country.  ...  and are not assimilated. . 1X Because of the conditions in which research of this type was done or could be done, my research must be considered, by and large, as an exploratory study.  ...  The study was formally launched in October , 1966.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2052666 fatcat:xmztk2t3w5h37jriws76qg2ffy

Language resources extracted from Wikipedia

Denny Vrandecić, Philipp Sorg, Rudi Studer
2011 Proceedings of the sixth international conference on Knowledge capture - K-CAP '11  
We have extracted background language models built from the content of Wikipedia in various languages.  ...  We provide access to the full dataset and create visualizations of the language models that can be used exploratory.  ...  Acknowledgements Research reported in this paper was funded by the European Commission through the FP7 project RENDER 13 and the German Research Foundation (DFG) through the Multipla project. 14  ... 
doi:10.1145/1999676.1999703 dblp:conf/kcap/VrandecicSS11 fatcat:rv5y5u3mfvcwndvxbs6lyfhkim

Cross-language Wikipedia Editing of Okinawa, Japan

Scott A. Hale
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
It finds these users are among the most active and dedicated users in their primary languages, where they make many large, high-quality edits.  ...  This article analyzes users who edit Wikipedia articles about Okinawa, Japan, in English and Japanese.  ...  An exploratory analysis of the edits users made in their primary and non-primary languages indicated that the differences in edit sizes were partially due to users making different types of edits in their  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702346 dblp:conf/chi/Hale15 fatcat:cbvekvnp6jbzxdblki5vp7uaj4

In-IDE Code Generation from Natural Language: Promise and Challenges

Frank F. Xu, Bogdan Vasilescu, Graham Neubig
2022 ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology  
Recently, there has been a proliferation of machine learning methods for code generation and retrieval from natural language queries , but these have primarily been evaluated purely based on retrieval  ...  A great part of software development involves conceptualizing or communicating the underlying procedures and logic that needs to be expressed in programs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank William Qian, who was involved in development of an early version of the plugin.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3487569 fatcat:zxbzzwczsjbfzkus6drsuvsjwu

In-IDE Code Generation from Natural Language: Promise and Challenges [article]

Frank F. Xu, Bogdan Vasilescu, Graham Neubig
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Recently, there has been a proliferation of machine learning methods for code generation and retrieval from natural language queries, but these have primarily been evaluated purely based on retrieval accuracy  ...  We release all data and software to pave the road for future empirical studies and development of better models.  ...  We thank William Qian, who was involved in development of an early version of the plugin.  ... 
arXiv:2101.11149v3 fatcat:3wyizxvtvnarjehq5koxbesq64

Variations on language modeling for information retrieval

Wessel Kraaij
2005 SIGIR Forum  
Variations on Language Modeling for Information Retrieval W. Kraaij -Enschede: Neslia Paniculata. Thesis Enschede -With ref. With summary ISBN 90-75296-09-6  ...  Many search engines allow a user to express the query in a certain query language involving e.g., Boolean or phrase operators.  ...  second query model maps the English query model in an Italian query model.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1067268.1067291 fatcat:h23lp5aqfvfu5iecwnihfme244

Language teaching

2000 Language Teaching  
The case study reported here is an exploratory investigation of the learning opportunities provided by a Web-based Master of Science programme in TESOL (the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages  ...  However, due to the wide variation in the quality of English language programmes and materials used, teachers do not have an accurate picture of the size of students'basic English vocabulary knowledge  ...  Context and relevance theory in language teaching: an exploratory approach. IRAL (Heidelberg, Germany), 37, 2 (1999), 95-109.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444800015135 fatcat:44egcw74nvfbzowpixt64vbc6u

Databases and Natural Language Processing

Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Richard I. Kittredge
1985 IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin  
This paper is a brief description of TEAM, a project whose goal was to design an experimental natural-language interface that could be transported to existing database systems by people who already possessed  ...  expertise in their use.  ...  Warren also contributed to the project.9 Acknowledgments This work is based on several studies in cooperation with the IBM  ... 
dblp:journals/debu/PylyshynK85 fatcat:szpcsvhph5cwhf65f5c3a4gf4e

Natural Language Processing in-and-for Design Research [article]

L Siddharth, Lucienne T. M. Blessing, Jianxi Luo
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Upon summarizing and identifying the gaps in these contributions, we utilise an existing design innovation framework to identify the applications that are currently being supported by NLP.  ...  We present state-of-the-art NLP in-and-for design research by reviewing these articles according to the type of natural language text sources: internal reports, design concepts, discourse transcripts,  ...  search keywords that form queries.  ... 
arXiv:2111.13827v3 fatcat:om5ty3jm2veh3kkwzpsfb2epzi

Languages of Games and Play

Riemer Van Rozen
2020 ACM Computing Surveys  
In particular, we study to what extent languages, notations, patterns and tools, can offer experts theoretical foundations, systematic techniques and practical solutions they need to raise their productivity  ...  and improve the quality of games and play.  ...  , an approach that combines evolutionary search with quality measurements in self-play simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3412843 fatcat:k25yj7aylbcg5k3ks4v5d5dueu

Language testing

2006 Language Teaching  
In addition, a CD-ROM is provided, which allows any search combination using the query boxes of the dictionary's data base previously built up.  ...  The aim of this study is to examine how some writers succeed in mastering scientific discourse in English, in a non-English speaking environment.  ...  Brain activity during reading Hebrew and English words and pseudowords was studied using behavioral and ERP measures.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806243702 fatcat:5nfkjhrkbzhztkdf3dlg354wwi

Language learning

2006 Language Teaching  
In addition, a CD-ROM is provided, which allows any search combination using the query boxes of the dictionary's data base previously built up.  ...  The aim of this study is to examine how some writers succeed in mastering scientific discourse in English, in a non-English speaking environment.  ...  Brain activity during reading Hebrew and English words and pseudowords was studied using behavioral and ERP measures.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s026144480622370x fatcat:fnwl32pifrf2veusbwvwdcxxpu
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