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On Selection Functions that Do Not Preserve Normality [chapter]

Wolfgang Merkle, Jan Reimann
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Kamae and Weiss and others have raised the question of how complex a language must be such that selecting according to the language does not preserve normality.  ...  We show that there are such languages that are only slightly more complicated than regular ones, namely, normality is preserved neither by deterministic one-counter languages nor by linear languages.  ...  Normality is not preserved by deterministic one-counter languages Proposition 14.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45138-9_54 fatcat:2gvcy2ifqvcfdkmqmbhunjtdr4

Response by Benitah et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Orai1 Channel Inhibition Preserves Left Ventricular Systolic Function and Normal Ca 2+ Handling After Pressure Overload"

Jean-Pierre Benitah, David J. Beech, Jessica Sabourin
2020 Circulation  
We therefore have proof-of-concept that in vivo selective Orai1 blockade with JPIII, without obvious systemic side effects, might provide a new efficient therapy by preserving normal Ca 2+ handling and  ...  CIRCULATIONAHA/2020/047268 Response to Letter regarding article,"Orai1 channel inhibition preserves left ventricular systolic function and normal Ca 2+ handling after pressure overload" Jean-Pierre Benitah  ... 
doi:10.1161/circulationaha.120.047268 pmid:32479202 fatcat:t2zmb3z5jvccfoprxepsvu4viq

Psychophysical Properties of Low-Frequency Hearing: Implications for Perceiving Speech and Music via Electric and Acoustic Stimulation [chapter]

René H. Gifford, Michael F. Dorman, Christopher A. Brown
2009 Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology  
We show (a) that it is possible to preserve normal or near-normal nonlinear cochlear processing in the implanted ear following electric and acoustic stimulation surgery -though this is not the typical  ...  outcome; (b) that although low-frequency frequency selectivity is generally disrupted following implantation, some degree of frequency selectivity can be preserved, and (c) that neither nonlinear cochlear  ...  A portion of the results had been presented at the 2006 International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other  ... 
doi:10.1159/000262596 pmid:19955721 pmcid:PMC3697738 fatcat:le6pt5d5qzc6zgnr5n7filsho4

Achieving Privacy Preservation when Sharing Data for Clustering [chapter]

Stanley R. M. Oliveira, Osmar R. Zaïane
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
on intractability hypotheses from algebra and does not require CPU-intensive operations.  ...  We show analytically that although the data are transformed to achieve privacy, we can also get accurate clustering results by the safeguard of the global distances between data points.  ...  The data shared after the transformation to preserve privacy do not need to be normalized again.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30073-1_6 fatcat:3lvbuhwierh7hp7xfcla2ns6om

Appearances can deceive: even brave hearts can fail

K DICKSTEIN
2004 European Heart Journal  
This creates a potential selection bias that might impact on the findings. Additionally, hospitals participated on a voluntary basis so that the Survey does not reflect a representative sample.  ...  The trend is to describe the problem as clinical heart failure with preserved LV function, which is an admission that we do not yet adequately understand the pathophysiology.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ehj.2004.05.021 pmid:15246633 fatcat:ny625eakvjeqtnw6xhanmqwmoy

The Management of a Clinical T1b Renal Tumor in the Presence of a Normal Contralateral Kidney

Christopher J. Weight, David C. Miller, Steven C. Campbell, Ithaar H. Derweesh, Brian R. Lane, Edward M. Messing
2013 Journal of Urology  
Clearly there is still an essential role for PN in patients who do not have a contralateral kidney or when preservation of renal function is at a premium.  ...  However, the important concept that we should take away from EORTC 30904 is that it suggests that the functional advantage of PN in the setting of a normal contralateral kidney may not be as great as previously  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.juro.2013.01.030 pmid:23337186 fatcat:crbukx3ymnhlxi2mu3pymewe3a

Diuretics as pathogenetic treatment for heart failure

Maya Guglin
2011 International Journal of General Medicine  
Without such remodeling, as in heart failure with preserved systolic function, they do not have a substrate to work on.  ...  Patients with heart failure with preserved systolic function do not have decreased cardiac output, and so do not fit into the classic paradigm of heart failure.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ijgm.s16635 pmid:21403798 pmcid:PMC3048345 fatcat:6lakqz6jxfdmfaaedhrxyammni

Prostate Cancer Patient Characteristics Associated With a Strong Preference to Preserve Sexual Function and Receipt of Active Surveillance

James R Broughman, Ramsankar Basak, Matthew E Nielsen, Bryce B Reeve, Deborah S Usinger, Kiayni C Spearman, Paul A Godley, Ronald C Chen
2017 Journal of the National Cancer Institute  
In low-risk cancer, active surveillance is the option that best preserves patients' sexual function, but it is unknown if patient preference affects treatment selection.  ...  Men with early-stage prostate cancer have multiple options that have similar oncologic efficacy but vary in terms of their impact on quality of life.  ...  Although many men with low-risk disease report that preserving sexual function is a high priority, many do not receive active surveillance, which is the treatment most aligned with this preference.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jnci/djx218 pmid:29045679 pmcid:PMC6367921 fatcat:lhkpupruojhthjtmyx5x5h7vmu

Page 46 of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol. 2, Issue 2 [page]

1941 The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry  
as to the possibility that those persons who do not succumb to psychosis early, whether arteriosclerosis or senile psy- chosis, are the ones who have the funda- mentally greater capacity for preserving  ...  It is as if there were a threshold level of preservation of function and when that threshold is reached the person is ready to succumb to psychosis. This suggestion is not to be taken too seriously.  ... 

Operative Treatments for Acromegaly: Comparison of Transsphenoidal Cryogenic and Microsurgical Hypophysectomy

Akinori KONDO, Hajime HANDA, Hiroshi MATSUMURA, Yasumasa MAKITA
1979 Neurologia medico-chirurgica  
There were no significant differences in postoperative changes of pituitary functions between each operative method, whereas as for long-term satisfactory lowering of HGH level, i.e. radical cure of acromegaly  ...  We also do not have to pay too much attention for preservation of pituitary functions as long as we put the tip of cryogenic  ...  probably due to regeneration of normal pitui tary tissue .4, 19) As for the preservation of normal pituitary function, Li decke et al. 18) reported that in almost half of their cases, adenohypophyseal  ... 
doi:10.2176/nmc.19.683 pmid:91126 fatcat:tbdl3zvv6fhlxmtau3jjk3w65a

Turning it Upside Down: Areas of Preserved Cognitive Function in Schizophrenia

James M. Gold, Britta Hahn, Gregory P. Strauss, James A. Waltz
2009 Neuropsychology Review  
The documentation of preserved cognitive function in schizophrenia may serve to sharpen hypotheses about the biological mechanisms that are implicated in the illness.  ...  These islands of preserved performance suggest that the cognitive deficits in schizophrenia are not as general as they appear to be when assayed with clinical neuropsychological methods.  ...  Evidence of normal procedural learning does not necessarily imply normal basal ganglia function is schizophrenia.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11065-009-9098-x pmid:19452280 pmcid:PMC3746345 fatcat:g7am6su75fa7rkggorxguyxspy

Regarding "Altered endothelial and smooth muscle cell reactivity caused by University of Wisconsin preservation solution in human saphenous vein"

1998 Journal of Vascular Surgery  
All grafts were covered by an intact and normally functioning endothelium that stained positively with factor VIII.  ...  (J Vasc Surg 1997;25:713-21) that investigated the effect of University of Wisconsin preservation solution (UWS) at 4 ° C and 28 ° C on endothelial and smooth muscle cell (SMC) function of human saphenous  ...  of UWS on endothelial and smooth muscle function, and they suggested that we found detrimental effects because our control tissue was stored for 1 hour.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0741-5214(98)70375-1 fatcat:57iwqrjhdbgwbhysr4sbqtq2oy

Information preserving multi-objective feature selection for unsupervised learning

Ingo Mierswa, Michael Wurst
2006 Proceedings of the 8th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO '06  
Although this might sound surprising from a supervised learning point of view, we exemplify this relationship on the problem of data clustering and show that existing approaches do not pose the optimization  ...  We show that unsupervised feature selection is inherently multi-objective and behaves differently from supervised feature selection in that the number of features must be maximized instead of being minimized  ...  Since there is a natural competition between maximizing the number of features nf and the selected cluster criterion we do not need to apply an artificial normalization factor.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1143997.1144248 dblp:conf/gecco/MierswaW06 fatcat:6o4xj55x3jc5xnnttbxc57hbd4

Monotonicity-Preserving Bootstrapped Kriging Metamodels for Expensive Simulations

Jack P. C. Kleijnen, Wim C. M. van Beers
2009 Social Science Research Network  
In practice, simulation analysts often know that the I/O function is monotonic. To obtain a Kriging metamodel that preserves this known shape, this article uses bootstrapping (or resampling).  ...  Parametric bootstrapping assuming normality may be used in deterministic simulation, but this article focuses on stochastic simulation (including discrete-event simulation) using distribution-free bootstrapping  ...  Acknowledgment We thank Dick den Hertog (Tilburg University) for his very useful comments on an earlier version.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1477896 fatcat:q7nbxhnrtfeyhfr5qpeoq4cizq

Monotonicity-preserving bootstrapped Kriging metamodels for expensive simulations

J P C Kleijnen, W C M van Beers
2013 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
In practice, simulation analysts often know that the I/O function is monotonic. To obtain a Kriging metamodel that preserves this known shape, this article uses bootstrapping (or resampling).  ...  Parametric bootstrapping assuming normality may be used in deterministic simulation, but this article focuses on stochastic simulation (including discrete-event simulation) using distribution-free bootstrapping  ...  Acknowledgment We thank Dick den Hertog (Tilburg University) for his very useful comments on an earlier version.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jors.2011.148 fatcat:5iirffff7vbcxdxjvb5txgbdz4
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