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Site-Directed Insertion: Decision Problems, Maximality and Minimality [chapter]

Da-Jung Cho, Yo-Sub Han, Kai Salomaa, Taylor J. Smith
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We consider decision problems and language equations involving site-directed insertion.  ...  We consider also maximal and minimal variants of the site-directed insertion operation.  ...  Here we study decision problems and language equations involving sitedirected insertion and its maximal and minimal variants.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94631-3_5 fatcat:pwp2g52mjzfw7iesdofs7kvkhe

Site-directed combinatorial construction of chimaeric genes: General method for optimizing assembly of gene fragments

Liz Saftalov, Peter A. Smith, Alan M. Friedman, Chris Bailey-Kellogg
2006 Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics  
Our method promises to enable more effective application of site-directed recombination to protein investigation and engineering.  ...  Site-directed construction of chimaeric genes by in vitro recombination "mixes-and-matches" precise building blocks from multiple parent proteins, generating libraries of hybrids to be tested for structurefunction  ...  Jo Davisson and Vishal Nashine for sequence alignment and SCHEMA minima of the PurE family.  ... 
doi:10.1002/prot.20984 pmid:16783818 fatcat:wbquwjwgdvdcpedorqvixmdk3q

Edge insertion for optimal triangulations

M. Bern, H. Edelsbrunner, D. Eppstein, S. Mitchell, T. S. Tan
1993 Discrete & Computational Geometry  
This paper presents an abstract view of the edge insertion paradigm, and then shows that it gives polynomialtime algorithms for several types of optimal triangulations, including minimizing the maximum  ...  Edge insertion iteratively improves a triangulation of a finite point set in ~2 by adding a new edge, deleting old edges crossing the new edge, and retriangulating the polygonal regions on either side  ...  Greedy approaches (such as eliminating triangles from worst to best) are ruled out by the NP-completeness of the following decision problem [20] : given a collection of points and edges, decide whether  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02573962 fatcat:gzhlca2pdzg6tp36fochscow2i

Real-time automatic insertion of accents in French text

MICHEL SIMARD, ALEXANDRE DESLAURIERS
2001 Natural Language Engineering  
Automatic accent inser·tion (AAI) is the problem of re-inserting accents (diacritics) into a text where they are missing.  ...  Unaccented French texts are still quite common in electronic media, as a result of a long history of character encoding problems and the lack of well-established conventions for typing accented characters  ...  Acknowledgments I am greatly indebted to Guy Lapalme, George Foster and Pierre Isabelle for their invaluable advice and con-3These performance figures were obtained with a segmentation factor 8 set at  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1351324901002650 fatcat:obw7e34qrvgprbrhpyrlrn6yha

Offline Meta-Reinforcement Learning for Industrial Insertion [article]

Tony Z. Zhao, Jianlan Luo, Oleg Sushkov, Rugile Pevceviciute, Nicolas Heess, Jon Scholz, Stefan Schaal, Sergey Levine
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Experiment videos and details are available at https://sites.google.com/view/offline-metarl-insertion.  ...  We address this by combining contextual meta-learning with direct online finetuning: if the new task is similar to those seen in the prior data, then the contextual meta-learner adapts immediately, and  ...  I, we discuss several previous works that focus on insertion problems.  ... 
arXiv:2110.04276v2 fatcat:mgllqiyazzhkpofy3ciip23ijy

Evidence-based consensus on the insertion of central venous access devices: definition of minimal requirements for training

N. Moureau, M. Lamperti, L.J. Kelly, R. Dawson, M. Elbarbary, A.J.H. van Boxtel, M. Pittiruti
2013 British Journal of Anaesthesia  
8 Understanding the mechanisms of CRBSIs is key to making clinical decisions that mitigate risk including: optimal site selection, the use of maximal barrier precautions, hand hygiene, appropriate use  ...  Topics to include: site selection, device selection, indications for use, maximal barrier precautions, hand washing, skin antisepsis, and the use of central line checklists are included in CVAD insertion  ... 
doi:10.1093/bja/aes499 pmid:23361124 fatcat:fusmafutora55ebz624zsj4f5e

MRI image overlay: applications to arthrography needle insertion

Gregory S Fischer, Anton Deguet, Daniel Schlattman, Russell Taylor, Laura Fayad, S James Zinreich, Gabor Fichtinger
2006 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Our approach to MRA is to eliminate the separate radiologically guided needle insertion and contrast injection procedure by performing those tasks on conventional high-field closed MRI scanners.  ...  We propose a 2D augmented reality image overlay device to guide needle insertion procedures.  ...  Partial funding for this project was provided by NSF Engineering Research Center Grant #EEC-97-31478, Siemens Corporate Research, and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund.  ... 
pmid:16404035 fatcat:fmb3wnctvvd6bltpunchgybg4q

MRI image overlay: Application to arthrography needle insertion

Gregory Fischer, Anton Deguet, Csaba Csoma, Russell Taylor, Laura Fayad, John Carrino, S. James Zinreich, Gabor Fichtinger
2007 Journal of Computer-Aided Surgery  
In preclinical trials, needle insertions have been performed in the joints of porcine and human cadavers using MR image overlay guidance; insertions successfully reached the joint space on the first attempt  ...  Our approach to MRAr is to eliminate the separate radiologically guided needle insertion and contrast injection procedure by performing those tasks on conventional high-field closed MRI scanners.  ...  Partial funding for this project was provided by NSF Engineering Research Center Grant #EEC-97-31478, Siemens Corporate Research and William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10929080601169930 pmid:17364654 fatcat:2jwtoogzq5d4pmnmcyzxelx7y4

MRI image overlay: Application to arthrography needle insertion

Gregory S. Fischer, Anton Deguet, Csaba Csoma, Russell H. Taylor, Laura Fayad, John A. Carrino, S. James Zinreich, Gabor Fichtinger
2007 Journal of Computer-Aided Surgery  
In preclinical trials, needle insertions have been performed in the joints of porcine and human cadavers using MR image overlay guidance; insertions successfully reached the joint space on the first attempt  ...  Our approach to MRAr is to eliminate the separate radiologically guided needle insertion and contrast injection procedure by performing those tasks on conventional high-field closed MRI scanners.  ...  Partial funding for this project was provided by NSF Engineering Research Center Grant #EEC-97-31478, Siemens Corporate Research and William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund.  ... 
doi:10.3109/10929080601169930 pmid:17364654 fatcat:tdlk4wtirja5naf4kw4vmzut4e

Insertion and Removal of Vaginal Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

TYLER M. MUFFLY, MATTHEW D. BARBER
2010 Clinical obstetrics and gynecology  
This article discusses benefits and risks of vaginal mesh use. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate surgical technique to improve outcomes and minimize mesh complications.  ...  Placement options are reviewed with the discussion of self-tailored mesh, trocar-based mesh kits, and nontrocar mesh kits.  ...  Two fingers placed into the vagina can retract the colon, elevate the bladder, and minimize deviation of the trocar tip with direct palpation.  ... 
doi:10.1097/grf.0b013e3181cefab8 pmid:20142647 fatcat:pz5arloihbgnbasppmwilq5l4m

Guidelines on the insertion and management of central venous access devices in adults

L. BISHOP, L. DOUGHERTY, A. BODENHAM, J. MANSI, P. CROWE, C. KIBBLER, M. SHANNON, J. TRELEAVEN
2007 International Journal of Laboratory Hematology  
These guidelines are a review of basic principles and relevant research for medical and nursing staff involved in the care of patients with central venous access devices (CVADs).  ...  They complement existing guidelines for nursing staff (RCN, 2005) and are based on database searches using appropriate keywords, and a review of the existing published guidelines written by expert groups  ...  Infections can be minimized by careful hand washing and catheter site care.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1751-553x.2007.00931.x pmid:17617077 fatcat:g7sewcgkyzfvvbm4li3x5cyzay

Membrane Protein Insertion at the Endoplasmic Reticulum

Sichen Shao, Ramanujan S. Hegde
2011 Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology  
Here, we review the conceptual and mechanistic themes underlying these core membrane protein insertion pathways, the complexities that challenge our understanding, and future directions to overcome these  ...  Two highly conserved and parallel pathways mediate membrane protein targeting to and insertion into this organelle.  ...  Indeed, direct analysis of individual TMDs from polytopic IMPs reveals that they are often poor in targeting and insertion assays (Enquist et al. 2009 ).  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-cellbio-092910-154125 pmid:21801011 pmcid:PMC4163802 fatcat:ydtlgc4yzrgcfkgukai73kqa6m

Cumulative Experience with 1,273 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters at a Single Institution

John F. Cardella, Kay Cardella, Nancy Bacci, Preston S. Fox, Jay H. Post
1996 Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology  
Radiologists performed 542 insertions with a venographicfluoroscopic direct puncture and sheath technique in 354 patients. RESULTS: A total of 869 PICCs were inserted in 655 patients.  ...  The decision was mainly a financial one. Nursing personnel charged between $285 and $300 for bedside PICC insertion without fluoroscopy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1051-0443(96)70724-8 pmid:8773968 fatcat:u4g6xkfvpneg7ogctacgcpf6uy

Focus on peripherally inserted central catheters in critically ill patients

Paolo Cotogni
2014 World Journal of Critical Care Medicine  
peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) and centrally inserted central catheters (CICCs).  ...  The rate of catheter-related complications is often related to an out-of-date decision-making of healthcare professionals who manage the CVAD.  ...  This knowledge may minimize complications and guarantee longevity to the CVAD optimizing the risk/benefit ratio of CVAD insertion and use.  ... 
doi:10.5492/wjccm.v3.i4.80 pmid:25374804 pmcid:PMC4220141 fatcat:errj3biaozcihf22xrlazex7iq

The BDGP Gene Disruption Project: Single Transposon Insertions Associated With 40% of Drosophila Genes

H. J. Bellen
2004 Genetics  
Other lines contain an insertion at least 2 kb from others in the collection and likely mutate additional incompletely annotated or uncharacterized genes and chromosomal regulatory elements.  ...  Finally, the project reveals new insight into how transposons interact with a eukaryotic genome and helps define optimal strategies for using insertional mutagenesis as a genomic tool.  ...  These flies have the genotype maximize the recovery of heterochromatic insertions.  ... 
doi:10.1534/genetics.104.026427 pmid:15238527 pmcid:PMC1470905 fatcat:jdg3lt5dejdhfo6byqsvwbvoke
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