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Significance and Coverage in Group Testing on the Social Web

Nassim Bouarour, Idir Benouaret, Sihem Amer-Yahia
2022 Proceedings of the ACM Web Conference 2022  
We tackle the longstanding question of checking hypotheses on the social Web.  ...  In particular, we address the challenges that arise in the context of testing an input hypothesis on many data samples, in our case, user groups.  ...  In this paper, we develop GroupTest, a framework for group testing that seeks to find representative and statistically significant user groups on the social Web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3485447.3512025 fatcat:fitikfagr5affpdkritoc2c6ri

Citation Counts: Are They Good Predictors of Rae Scores? A Bibliometric Analysis of RAE 2001

Surya Mahdi, Pablo d'Este, Andy D. Neely
2008 Social Science Research Network  
This is despite the fact that these subjects have good coverage in the Web of Science, in terms of the outputs submitted to RAE 2001. 3 As others have reported, the Web of Science offers only partial coverage  ...  in some subjects, and hence the use of bibliometrics becomes increasingly less valuable as we move from Biomedical, Physical Sciences and Engineering, to Socials Sciences, Literature and Arts and Humanities  ...  ., Jackson, L. and Marshall, S. (2007), Bibliometric Analysis of Interdisciplinary Research. Evidence Ltd.: Report to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, November 2007.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1154053 fatcat:5ekwfgqfvvbbzadwaeukabcnxa

In-hospital and web-based intervention to counteract vaccine hesitancy in very preterm infants' families: a NICU experience

Antonio Di Mauro, Federica Di Mauro, Chiara Greco, Orazio Valerio Giannico, Francesca Maria Grosso, Maria Elisabetta Baldassarre, Manuela Capozza, Federico Schettini, Pasquale Stefanizzi, Nicola Laforgia
2021 Italian Journal of Pediatrics  
to in-hospital and web-based interventions to counteract vaccine hesitancy.  ...  Social media are emerging as significant tools for public health promotion.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to all families of preterm newborns that actively followed our Facebook page.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13052-021-01129-x pmid:34530874 pmcid:PMC8447703 fatcat:4ijutz226jabfhixh7dsds7rjm

Effect of Different Implicit Social Networks on Recommending Research Papers

Shaikhah Alotaibi, Julita Vassileva
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on User Modeling Adaptation and Personalization - UMAP '16  
We argued that the available data in social bookmarking Web sites such as CiteULike or Mendeley could be exploited to connect similar users using implicit social connections based on their bookmarking  ...  Then, we test which implicit social network provides the best recommendation accuracy.  ...  Therefore, we propose three implicit social networks that exploit data from the users' publication list (if there is one) and bookmarked papers in the social bookmarking Web sites.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2930238.2930293 dblp:conf/um/AlotaibiV16 fatcat:2sps432xlbatjolsxukeyppzh4

Three Commonly Utilized Scholarly Databases and a Social Network Site Provide Different, But Related, Metrics of Pharmacy Faculty Publication

Kyle J. Burghardt, Bradley H. Howlett, Audrey S. Khoury, Stephanie M. Fern, Paul R. Burghardt
2020 Publications  
The objective of this work was to compare scholarly metrics from three commonly utilized databases and a social networking site focused on data from research-intensive colleges of pharmacy and to identify  ...  Differences in reported metrics between databases are apparent, which may be attributable to the time since first publication and database coverage of pharmacy-specific journals.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/publications8020018 doaj:2144d0cdf93347908c64d9cddba0a2a2 fatcat:xksnmdgoo5f3zeyfohvcuzoqke

Effects of Four Noble Truths Practice on Hypertension Control

Sadudee Rojanapirom, Siriorn Sindhu, Ketsarin Utriyaprasit, Peera Buranakitjaroen, Chukiat Viwatwongkasem
2020 Siriraj Medical Journal  
Of these, 45 participated as Mobile Web users, 50 as Guidebook users and 50 in the control group.  ...  Objective: To examine the effects of Four Noble Truths practice in controlling blood pressure with three-group comparison, involving a Mobile Web group, Guidebook group and usual care group in patients  ...  The percentage of females in each group was 75.6 in the 197 Mobile Web group, 76 in the guidebook group and 66 in the control group.  ... 
doaj:440f3132564743e2b5a834e7a9ac35a9 fatcat:cbdaiavmebcwdnl3iru5fu6yke

An Analysis of Social Studies Teachers' Perception Levels Regarding Web Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Erkan Yesiltas
2016 International Education Studies  
Data analysis of the study was conducted via IBM SPSS Statistic 23 package. The findings were analyzed based on arithmetic mean, standard deviation, Mann-Whitney U test, and Kruskal-Wallis test.  ...  The significance of the data was evaluated at a significance level of 0.05. The results indicate that social studies teachers' perceptions regarding Web pedagogical content knowledge are high.  ...  New studies can be conducted by dealing with the variables other than the ones in this study.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v9n4p108 fatcat:4zmb3cuojveqtagkdhsohwt23m

Does media coverage influence public attitudes towards welfare recipients? The impact of the 2011 English riots

Aaron Reeves, Robert de Vries
2016 British Journal of Sociology  
We use variation in exposure to the media coverage to test theories of media persuasion in the context of attitudes toward welfare recipients.  ...  In this paper, we examine whether the riots, and the subsequent media coverage, influenced attitudes toward welfare recipients.  ...  To test this possibility we examine whether there are changes in the level of social trust over this period.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-4446.12191 pmid:27230494 fatcat:ysu6emfoinbx3mh4nkqlk2qftu

Responding to the Call

James Weber, Sharon Green, Jeffrey Gladstone
2013 Teaching Ethics  
H3a : H3a There was a significant increase over time in the percentage of coverage H3b: There was a significant increase in the percentage of coverage of social and environmental issues (SEI) in the graduate  ...  To test Hypothesis H1a, the average number of courses reported in 2005 (9.51) is compared to the average number of courses reported in TABLE 1 . 1 Percentage of Coverage of Social and Environmental Issues  ... 
doi:10.5840/tej201313210 fatcat:nsv7muidnzdp5hiiudsgcvhxya

Search engine coverage bias: evidence and possible causes

Liwen Vaughan, Mike Thelwall
2004 Information Processing & Management  
In our study we tested for national biases in three major search engines and found significant differences in their coverage of commercial Web sites.  ...  We conclude that the coverage bias does exist but this is due not to deliberate choices of the search engines but occurs as a natural result of cumulative advantage effects of U.S. sites on the Web.  ...  The study examined the coverage by Google, AltaVista and AllTheWeb of a sample of commercial Web sites from China, Singapore, Taiwan and the U.S. in order to test whether there are significant national  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(03)00063-3 fatcat:go6it4whijd23be7niakcltutm

Difference of CSR Practice for Chinese Automakers – Comparison with Japanese & Korean Automakers

Sugin Chang, Byunghun Choi, Kyungsoo Song
2020 Management Revue  
Secondly, the coverage rates of each automaker's CSR report for GRI G4 are examined, and Two-Sample t-Tests are made to compare the two nationalities means of coverage rate between Japanese-Korean automakers  ...  and Chinese ones.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2017S1A5B8059718).  ... 
doi:10.5771/0935-9915-2020-3-372 fatcat:xpiz6dsatjat3dpzhs6meay2xm

Is web interviewing a good alternative to telephone interviewing? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey

Gera E Nagelhout, Marc C Willemsen, Mary E Thompson, Geoffrey T Fong, Bas van den Putte, Hein de Vries
2010 BMC Public Health  
The aim of this study was to compare the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands web and telephone samples on demographic and smoking related variables to assess differences in data quality.  ...  The known association between educational level and self efficacy was present only in the web survey.  ...  We thank Ruth Loewen, Lorraine Craig and Mary McNally of the ITC Project at the University of Waterloo for assistance in the construction and testing of the surveys.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-351 pmid:20565838 pmcid:PMC2897796 fatcat:p52azl2pzrakvacfnsi3z3eep4

An Automated Approach to Investigating the Online Media Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections

Arno Scharl, Albert Weichselbraun
2008 Journal of Information Technology & Politics  
This paper presents the U.S. Election 2004 Web Monitor, a public Web portal that captured trends in political media coverage before and after the 2004 U.S. presidential election.  ...  The study paid particular attention to the editorial slant, which is defined as the quantity and tone of a Web site's coverage as influenced by its editorial position.  ...  The list ranks keywords by decreasing significance as computed by the chi-square test. To avoid outliers, the list only considers nouns with at least 100 occurrences in the reference corpus.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19331680802149582 fatcat:rkas5anoqbfqfn7zv3xhk7jpna

Education and Music Culture in the Context of Web 2.0

Vira Revenko
2021 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
Based on the results of semester training and the objective test scores, a significant increase in the results of experimental groups was observed (an increase by 1.3 points in Group 1 and 2.84 points  ...  in the control group, respective-ly) and a statistically significant increase in motivation and involvement in the group with deep integration of Web 2.0 services (Experimental Group 2).  ...  The root-mean-square deviation in the results of pre-test and post-test in Group 1 did not exceed 0.82, in Group 2 -0.91; thus, higher post-test scores are statistically significant and not random.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v16i10.19693 fatcat:sruzmptwdzc2dijofvoyy6erai

What arguments on vaccinations run through YouTube videos in Italy? A content analysis

Loredana Covolo, Elisabetta Ceretti, Chiara Passeri, Michela Boletti, Umberto Gelatti
2017 Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics  
Considering the demonstrated impact of internet on vaccination decision-making and the increasing use of social media to share and disseminate health information, the aim of this study was to explore the  ...  Focusing on the first 2 groups, provaccination videos had a higher number of views compared with those unfavorable (1602 § 6544 vs 1482 § 2735) (p < 0.001).  ...  Comparisons between groups were made by using the the x 2 test or Fisher's exact probability test for categorical data and Student t-test or the Mann-Whitney U-test for comparison of 2 continuous variables  ... 
doi:10.1080/21645515.2017.1306159 pmid:28362544 pmcid:PMC5512771 fatcat:n4o72epj7jcjbjqkdjio7ljine
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