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Pocket Data: The Need for TPC-MOBILE [chapter]

Oliver Kennedy, Jerry Ajay, Geoffrey Challen, Lukasz Ziarek
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
As similar functionality appears in all major mobile operating systems, embedded database performance affects the response times and resource consumption of billions of smartphones and the millions of  ...  Android, the most widely-distributed smartphone platform, both uses SQLite internally and provides interfaces encouraging apps to use SQLite to store their own private structured data.  ...  requirements for a new "pocket data" benchmark: TPC-MOBILE (Section 6).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-31409-9_2 fatcat:h2vjbmdsfncpjminl2fiwe5wgi

Payment options: An analysis of 6 years of payment plan data and potential implications for for-profit clinics, non-profit veterinary providers, and funders to access to care initiatives

Heather J. Cammisa, Samantha Hill
2022 Frontiers in Veterinary Science  
In for-profit clinics, allocating some of a clinic's discount budget may similarly yield 14.5 times the care for clients likely to be declined by the traditional credit options.  ...  Analyzing a dataset of payment plans disassociated with traditional credit scoring, this research, for the first time, offers insights into the mitigation of cash flow and credit ineligibility challenges  ...  More research is needed to identify the experienced decline rate of TPC and what alternatives clients face in the absence of payment options when declined by TPC to understand the final impact PLLs may  ... 
doi:10.3389/fvets.2022.895532 pmid:35978709 pmcid:PMC9376616 fatcat:64kolpwwhrd2xi3g6suufjock4

PKI-based secure mobile access to electronic health services and data

G Kambourakis, I Maglogiannis, A Rouskas
2005 Technology and Health Care  
Furthermore, as the recently introduced mobile devices with access to computer-based patient record systems are expanding, the need of physicians and nurses to interact increasingly with such systems arises  ...  Considering public key infrastructure requirements for mobile online health networks, this paper discusses the potential use of Attribute Certificates (ACs) in an anticipated trust model.  ...  The application runs in Compaq iPAQ H3970 Pocket PC allowing mobile access to patient's clinical data and DICOM compliant medical images (see Fig. 4 ).  ... 
pmid:16340094 fatcat:otry5zbjc5dwjgxgydid4bywiu

Performance of the ReD TPC, a novel double-phase LAr detector with silicon photomultiplier readout

P. Agnes, S. Albergo, I. Albuquerque, M. Arba, M. Ave, A. Boiano, W. M. Bonivento, B. Bottino, S. Bussino, M. Cadeddu, A. Caminata, N. Canci (+55 others)
2021 European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields  
The detector performance reported here meets the requirements needed to achieve the principal scientific goals of the ReD experiment in the search for a directional effect due to columnar recombination  ...  The key novel feature of the ReD TPC is a readout system based on cryogenic Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs), which are employed and operated continuously for the first time in an argon TPC.  ...  Experimental setup The experimental setup includes the TPC and also the readout, data acquisition, cryogenic and control systems needed to operate the complete system.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-09801-6 fatcat:g3u3o774qfgzfcj7o4bfneloqi

Electroluminescence pulse shape and electron diffusion in liquid argon measured in a dual-phase TPC

P. Agnes, I.F. M. Albuquerque, T. Alexander, A.K. Alton, D.M. Asner, M.P. Ave, H.O. Back, B. Baldin, G. Batignani, K. Biery, V. Bocci, G. Bonfini (+156 others)
2018 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment  
We derive an expression to describe the pulse shape of the electroluminescence signal (S2) in dual-phase TPCs.  ...  The derived S2 pulse shape is fit to events from the uppermost portion of the TPC in order to characterize the radial dependence of the signal.  ...  S2 PULSE SHAPE MEASUREMENT The analytic expression for the S2 pulse shape is derived from the following model for the production of light in the gas pocket of the TPC.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.077 fatcat:l47bbu753zd6pbzaua5p2bycxa

Importance of Small Probability Events in Big Data: Information Measures, Applications, and Challenges

Rui She, Shanyun Liu, Shuo Wan, Ke Xiong, Pinyi Fan
2019 IEEE Access  
Moreover, some applications for message processing and data analysis are discussed in the viewpoint of information measures.  ...  That is, it is pretty crucial to explore the valuable information associated with the rare events involved in minority subsets of the voluminous amounts of data.  ...  Editor of the Special issue Recent Advances in Cloud-Aware Mobile Fog Computing for Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2926518 fatcat:xjsacklrhrglfplqmttrfk6eda

Tablet Personal Computer Integration in Higher Education: Applying the Unified Theory of Acceptance and use Technology Model to Understand Supporting Factors

Mark Moran, Mark Hawkes, Omar El Gayar
2010 Journal of educational computing research  
The objective of the study is to identify the variance of selected acceptance elements that contribute to the overall behavioral intent to use Tablet PCs (TPC).  ...  Many educational institutions have implemented ubiquitous or required laptop, notebook, or tablet personal computing programs for their students.  ...  THE ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS While the previous discussion shows positive effects of mobile computing in pockets of use, results are sporadic and even inconsistent.  ... 
doi:10.2190/ec.42.1.d fatcat:j2k5iosgfzcurhyiuvca55tpwm

Simulation of argon response and light detection in the DarkSide-50 dual phase TPC

P. Agnes, I.F.M. Albuquerque, T. Alexander, A.K. Alton, D.M. Asner, H.O. Back, K. Biery, V. Bocci, G. Bonfini, W. Bonivento, M. Bossa, B. Bottino (+137 others)
2017 Journal of Instrumentation  
These results rely on the accurate simulation of the detector response to the liquid argon scintillation, its ionization, and electron-ion recombination processes.  ...  In the process of WIMP searches, DarkSide-50 has achieved two fundamental milestones: the rejection of electron recoil background with a power of ~10^7, using the pulse shape discrimination technique,  ...  accounts for the detection efficiency of photons generated in the gas pocket and Y S2 is the electroluminescence yield.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/10/p10015 fatcat:5un4klwlbzbixcs24iuq75hyyi

Comparison of Various Solvent Extracts and Major Bioactive Components from Portulaca oleracea for Antioxidant, Anti-Tyrosinase, and Anti-α-Glucosidase Activities

Wei-Cheng Chen, Shih-Wei Wang, Cai-Wei Li, Hsiang-Ru Lin, Chang-Syun Yang, Yi-Cheng Chu, Tzong-Huei Lee, Jih-Jung Chen
2022 Antioxidants  
Examined and compared to the various solvent extracts for their chemical compositions using HPLC analysis, we isolated seven major compounds and analyzed their antioxidant, anti-tyrosinase, and anti-α-glucosidase  ...  Portulaca oleracea is a well-known species for traditional medicine and food homology in Taiwan.  ...  Acknowledgments: For the assistance in NMR experiments, we gratefully thank Chia-Ching Liaw of National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Ministry of Health and Welfare in Taiwan.  ... 
doi:10.3390/antiox11020398 pmid:35204280 pmcid:PMC8869629 fatcat:u4oobtotmjd5rijqr4lytq2sri

A survey of adaptive services to cope with dynamics in wireless self-organizing networks

Cigdem Sengul, Aline Carneiro Viana, Artur Ziviani
2012 ACM Computing Surveys  
due to lack of centralized management, device heterogeneity, unreliable wireless communication, mobility, resource constraints, or the need to support different traffic types.  ...  Finally, we discuss open research problems to encourage the design of novel protocols for WSONs.  ...  Hence, TPC and rate control need to work together to achieve expected energy savings.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2333112.2333118 fatcat:rn2frgzuevfxzkubsjxwzbvive

Smartphone-Based Sensing for Intelligent Inland Waterway Transportation

Chinh Cuong Duong, Thi Thu Nguyen, Van Tu Duong, Duc-Nghia Tran, Truong Minh Chinh, Anh Ngoc Le, Duc-Tan Tran
2020 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
The data were collected directly from both GPS and the accelerometer sensor, and then these data were processed to determine the user's "Sailing on Water" status through the motions and the position.  ...  The software offers some essential features such as: provide the positions, velocities, and heading angle of vehicles at present; save the route for a specific period time; identify the outage of GPS signal  ...  Flow chart of recognizing the status "Sailing on Water". In case that the user is in water (i.e., on boat, ship, vessel, etc.), the acceleration data are needed.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v14i18.16449 fatcat:k72kq4c4nbevje6jv5fc2hqwze

Anticancer activities of phenolic compounds from Moringa oleifera leaves: in vitro and in silico mechanistic study

Muhammad Zahid Mumtaz, Fareeda Kausar, Mubashir Hassan, Shaista Javaid, Arif Malik
2021 Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences  
The solvent fractions were tested for anticancer activity in vitro against Hela cancer cell line and screened for phenolic compounds through reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography.  ...  The leaves of M. oleifera were subjected to extraction for solvent fraction using n-hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, butanol, and aqueous solvents.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the research facility provided by the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, The University of Lahore, Main Campus, Lahore, Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s43088-021-00101-2 fatcat:nxcicsa4ajbopnp5wlkchff5mm

Underground physics without underground labs: large detectors in solution-mined salt caverns [article]

Benjamin Monreal
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Some of the detectors discussed are also suitable for deep-sea experiments, discussed briefly.  ...  This scheme offers avenues for enormous cost savings on future detector megaprojects.  ...  Acknowledgements The author is indebted to Sarah Bagby, Stephen Bauer, Kerry DeVries, Leon Mualem, and Ryan Patterson for helpful discussions and to Jocelyn Monroe, James Nikkel, Tom Stainer, and Chris  ... 
arXiv:1410.0076v1 fatcat:xe33wc3xf5ar5cqtskycyptiiy

A new direction for computer architecture research

C.E. Kozyrakis, D.A. Patterson
1998 Computer  
In our view, a different computing domain-personal mobile computing-will play a significant role in driving technology in the next decade.  ...  In our view, a different computing domain-personal mobile computing-will play a significant role in driving technology in the next decade.  ...  In addition, we thank the following for their useful feedback, comments, and criticism on earlier drafts, as well as the grades for vector IRAM: Anant Agarwal  ... 
doi:10.1109/2.730733 fatcat:ykv5f53p5rfdfo4a72a4i25g2q

Smartphone usage for learning among postgraduate students

Kazi Turin Rahman
2021 figshare.com  
Altogether, the results revealed that 40% of respondents believe that the internet is a key influential factor when it comes to using smartphones for educational purposes.  ...  Template analysis was conducted on data collected via telephonic interviews.  ...  For instance, Ng et al. (2017) stresses that there is a crucial need to understand the underlying mechanism of using smartphones as a learning tool.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.17211809.v1 fatcat:oerwe255qvep5ef7rpsbtaetie
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