18,615 Hits in 9.4 sec

The impact of a point-of-care testing device on CVD risk assessment completion in New Zealand primary-care practice: A cluster randomised controlled trial and qualitative investigation

Sue Wells, Natasha Rafter, Timothy Kenealy, Geoff Herd, Kyle Eggleton, Rose Lightfoot, Kim Arcus, Angela Wadham, Yannan Jiang, Chris Bullen, Iratxe Puebla
2017 PLoS ONE  
The promise of combining risk assessment, communication and management within one consultation was not realised.  ...  Objectives To assess the effect of a point of care (POC) device for testing lipids and HbA 1c in addition to testing by community laboratory facilities (usual practice) on the completion of cardiovascular  ...  The qualitative components provided a deeper understanding of the data [44] .  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174504 pmid:28422968 pmcid:PMC5396877 fatcat:e2rwwrewjvdebc2elvuk3upfau

Software development effort estimation: A systematic mapping study

Carlos Carbonera, Kleinner Farias, Vinicius Bischoff
2020 IET Software  
The field of software-development effort estimation explores ways of defining effort through prediction approaches.  ...  Over 70% of the selected studies adopted multiple effort estimation approaches; over 45% adopted evaluation research as a research method; over 90% of the participants were students, rather than professionals  ...  Fifth, it would not make sense to consider investigating duplicate studies (EC5), or not addressing the subject of effort estimation (EC6).  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-sen.2018.5334 fatcat:a2fdjmjogjcdxjtvrcbpp6gey4

Linear Programming as a Baseline for Software Effort Estimation

Federica Sarro, Alessio Petrozziello
2018 ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology  
In this paper, we propose a novel method based on Linear Programming (dubbed as Linear Programming for Effort Estimation, LP4EE) and carry out a thorough empirical study to evaluate the effectiveness of  ...  both LP4EE and ATLM for benchmarking widely used effort estimation techniques.  ...  We realised LP4EE as an R script and made it free and open source to facilitate its adoption in future effort estimation studies 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3234940 fatcat:onsy4vtl2fghrgoecu6ps3oilq

Estimating the Global Clinical Burden of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in 2007

Simon I. Hay, Emelda A. Okiro, Peter W. Gething, Anand P. Patil, Andrew J. Tatem, Carlos A. Guerra, Robert W. Snow, Ivo Mueller
2010 PLoS Medicine  
The aims of this study are to present a new cartographic technique and its application for deriving global clinical burden estimates of Plasmodium falciparum malaria for 2007, and to compare these estimates  ...  Conclusions and Significance: Cartographic approaches to burden estimation provide a globally consistent measure of malaria morbidity of known fidelity, and they represent the only plausible method in  ...  The data used in this paper were critically dependent on the contributions made by a large number of people in the malaria research and control communities and these individuals are listed on the MAP website  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000290 pmid:20563310 pmcid:PMC2885984 fatcat:2mavycp2fbhrxm3gjma662wjmm

Dissimulation strategies on neuropsychological tests: A qualitative investigation

Stephanie Marie Cobb
The only qualitative study published in this area investigated strategies employed by individuals feigning memory impairment (Iverson, 1995).  ...  The present research constitutes a more thorough and in-depth qualitative study than any that have been previously disseminated in this area.  ...  Iverson devised an interview based study to investigate the more qualitative aspects of malingering memory impairment.  ... 
doi:10.15123/pub.3497 fatcat:aucsrhcbqvh7dmg2fcrr7e7lo4

Estimating Wage Equations for Hungarian Higher-Education Graduates

Peter Galasi
2003 Social Science Research Network  
The paper investigates the wage determination of Hungarian highereducation graduates with using two samples of Hungarian careerbeginners, applying IV techniques and the multiple indicator solution so as  ...  The estimates confirm that foreign-language and IT knowledge also produce advantages in terms of wages. GALASI PÉTER PÁLYAKEZDŐ DIPLOMÁSOK KERESETEI Összefoglaló  ...  The reasons of this instability are unclear and require further investigation.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.465882 fatcat:blsvmut2zbhfpp5w7sqhjr76wy

On the Estimation and Use of Statistical Modelling in Information Retrieval [article]

Casper Petersen
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This thesis further applies this method to derive a new family of ranking models that adapt their computations to the statistics of the data being processed.  ...  This thesis argues that such distributional assumptions can lead to incorrect conclusions and proposes a statistically principled method for determining the "true" distribution.  ...  and other efforts in IR.  ... 
arXiv:1904.00289v1 fatcat:a454xqytbjdjbiobuhl4cuzh5u

Distributed Estimation Techniques for Cyber-Physical Systems: A Systematic Review

Carmelina Ierardi, Luis Orihuela, Isabel Jurado
2019 Sensors  
This paper undertakes a systematic review (SR) on distributed estimation techniques applied to cyber-physical systems (CPS).  ...  As a result, this review compares the different techniques found in the literature in terms of: The proposed estimator (Kalman filter, Luenberger observer, Bayesian filter, etc.), the particular application  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank A. Rigabert for her advice. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19214720 pmid:31671691 pmcid:PMC6864544 fatcat:nstz5ihcdbbzto7p6fqyob7w3e

Knowledge-based methods for cost estimation of metal casts

A. Maciol
2016 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
The assumptions that the direct costs of a metal cast are dependent on the physical features of the cast and the most effective method of cost estimation is an intuitive qualitative technique based on  ...  The estimation of variable costs determines the adequate pricing of products, which is a crucial marketing problem in enterprises.  ...  The presented research was focused on the latter of the above groups of cost estimation techniques, namely, the qualitative methods.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-016-9704-z fatcat:yiceqy6ehbeetdgmjd7vcto46u

Hybrid intelligent parameter estimation based on grey case-based reasoning for laminar cooling process

Guishan Xing, Jinliang Ding, Tianyou Chai, Puya Afshar, Hong Wang
2012 Engineering applications of artificial intelligence  
The hybrid intelligent parameter estimation algorithm is validated using a set of operational data gathered from a hot-rolled strip laminar cooling process in a steel plant.  ...  In this paper, a hybrid intelligent parameter estimation algorithm is proposed for predicting the strip temperature during laminar cooling process.  ...  be realised.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.engappai.2011.10.007 fatcat:hjqmmr64pbg5nmy7q672sy4zmy

A framework to estimate the cost of No-Fault Found events

John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Samir Khan, Syed Mohammed Fazal Hussain, Rajkumar Roy
2016 International Journal of Production Economics  
The article investigates a generic framework to estimate maintenance costs attributed to the No Fault Found (NFF) phenomenon.  ...  From the academic perspective, the generic framework for NFF cost estimation demonstrates how qualitative and quantitative information can be used together to achieve maintenance objectives.  ...  Although, there are a number of potential benefits to be realised from the approach, its application in NFF cost estimation has been limited.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.12.013 fatcat:hl5pa6iwm5ahxhaxbn3ka7lkpy

A Bibliometric Reconstruction of Research Trails for Qualitative Investigations of Scientific Innovations

Jochen Gläser, Grit Laudel
The method employs bibliometric tools for a reconstruction of individual cognitive careers, embeds these reconstructions in qualitative studies of research biographies, and provides opportunities to link  ...  Two applications in qualitative research projects illustrate the potential of the method.  ...  This is not a scale where a junior person can start. I did not have the scientific muscle to bring about such a major effort.  ... 
doi:10.12759/hsr.40.2015.3.299-330 fatcat:hybncynlfnbrvngplvg7br7lna

Hough transform based ego‐velocity estimation in automotive radar system

Sohee Lim, Seongwook Lee
2020 Electronics Letters  
Measurements were carried out on four conductive fabric electrodes, one conductive rubber electrode and a standard self-adhesive, gelled electrode on three male and three female subjects.  ...  The authors proposed a privacy-preserving evaluation algorithm for support vector clustering with a fully homomorphic encryption.  ...  Author contributions: Jian Li: methodology, project administration, validation, visualisation, writing original draft and review and editing; Feng Lin: investigation, resources and software; Yong Chen:  ... 
doi:10.1049/ell2.12048 fatcat:kfkxz26c2rajvhknvxjit6ikqq

Direct estimations of land [chapter]

2015 Eurostat-OECD Compilation guide on land estimations  
First, in 2011 at a conference organised by the OECD and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on strengthening the sectoral balance sheets there were repeated calls for better estimates of land on the  ...  Eurostat-OECD compilation guide on land estimation Preface and acknowledgements The Eurostat-OECD compilation guide on land estimation was prepared by the Task Force on Land and other non-financial assets  ...  However, in this compilation guide it is advised to make a serious effort to produce estimates for the separate components.  ... 
doi:10.1787/9789264235175-6-en fatcat:rp7setgrr5fvdhd7qo2m2z2z6i

A qualitative investigation of aesthetic evaluation in men's artistic gymnastics

CA Palmer
A Qualitative Investigation of Aesthetic Evaluation in Men's Artistic Gymnastics" The title indicates that this will be a qualitative piece of research, which seeks to explore how the aesthetic aspect  ...  This research has utilised a qualitative methodology to investigate aesthetic evaluation of Men's Artistic Gymnastics at international levels of the sport.  ...  This research has utilised a qualitative methodology to investigate aesthetic evaluation of Men's Artistic Gymnastics at international levels of the sport.  ... 
doi:10.24377/ljmu.t.00005602 fatcat:aqus2epo5jfsdib4eeo4gpcv6u
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 18,615 results