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On the Design of an Intelligent Sensor Network for Flash Flood Monitoring, Diagnosis and Management in Urban Areas Position Paper

M. Ancona, N. Corradi, A. Dellacasa, G. Delzanno, J.-L. Dugelay, B. Federici, P. Gourbesville, G. Guerrini, A. La Camera, P. Rosso, J. Stephens, A. Tacchella (+1 others)
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
We propose an intelligent sensor system based on a new sensing methodology, relying also on 3D map reconstruction techniques, for computing with high precision, in real-time and without human intervention  ...  the parameters needed for stream-flow computation: water levels, morphology of the streams of all potentially flooded areas by each controlled stream.  ...  More common web services like YouTube can be employed to extend information to video and images.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.515 fatcat:bnpbn3fvofg4bhgsnzrx7uf4la

Managing fatigue after cancer treatment: development of RESTORE, a web-based resource to support self-management

C. Foster, L. Calman, C. Grimmett, M. Breckons, P. Cotterell, L. Yardley, J. Joseph, S. Hughes, R. Jones, C. Leonidou, J. Armes, L. Batehup (+8 others)
2015 Psycho-Oncology  
This is the first account of the development of a web-based intervention to support self-efficacy to manage CRF.  ...  Conclusions: It is feasible to systematically 'co-create' an evidence-based and theory-driven web-based self-management intervention to support cancer survivors living with the consequences of cancer and  ...  We thank the participants, members of the Trial Steering Committee and members of the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group who supported this study.  ... 
doi:10.1002/pon.3747 pmid:25648410 fatcat:ybsamejgvzdw5lf5gxmbrssqji

A Novel Approach to Building a Heterogeneous Emergency Response Communication System

Janez Sterle, Miha Rugelj, Urban Sedlar, Luka Koršič, Andrej Kos, Peter Zidar, Mojca Volk
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
to provide survivable communications services and sensor-based applications to support public safety agencies in their day-to-day operation and disaster relief missions.  ...  Further, we present the results of a real-world pilot implementation, customized for fire fighter services in Slovenia, and discuss the outcomes of performance tests, showing how the proposed solution  ...  Acknowledgments The research and development work was supported by the European Union's CIP-ICT-PSP-2011-297239, European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under Grant Agreement no.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/685253 fatcat:anwt6sm57badjosjfnnz5edcsa

Interventional Oncology Service Development

Jennifer Baker, Daniel Brown, Samdeep Mouli
2017 Seminars in interventional radiology  
To grow a practice alongside other oncology specialties, knowledge of cancer fundamentals is required. Areas of interest include methods to assess disease stage, treatment toxicity, and response.  ...  AbstractInterventional oncology is rapidly expanding its suite of oncologic therapies, providing unique proven therapeutic benefits.  ...  Comprehensive treatment often requires a combination of various treatments; however, timing of each intervention in the treatment cycle is critical to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize toxicity  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0037-1601853 pmid:28579686 pmcid:PMC5453768 fatcat:shpqldw7qrau5jhfftiukj5haq

Automated Call Receiving and Forwarding Mechanism for Supporting Integrated Disaster Management System

Norazlina Khamis
2014 International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering  
Index Terms-Disaster management, landslide, call routing algorithm, software, web based application.  ...  Disasters have caused great loss of lives and economic loss besides disruption of services and infrastructure.  ...  for the web-based system must be 99% of any day.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijiee.2014.v4.453 fatcat:c22mev6oyvbjtmxlh5tz3h4laq

Development and formative evaluation of an innovative mHealth intervention for improving coverage of community-based maternal, newborn and child health services in rural areas of India

Dhiren Modi, Ravi Gopalan, Shobha Shah, Sethuraman Venkatraman, Gayatri Desai, Shrey Desai, Pankaj Shah
2015 Global Health Action  
web-based features for enhancing value and supervision of Primary Health Center (PHC) staff.  ...  However, coverage of selected community-based maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) services remains low.  ...  We are indebted to the Jamsetji Tata Trust in Mumbai for financial support of this project.  ... 
doi:10.3402/gha.v8.26769 pmid:25697233 pmcid:PMC4335194 fatcat:7uu77yi3arazjilewiiy64rqye

Development and implementation cost analysis of telephone- and Internet-based interventions for the maintenance of weight loss

Richard T. Meenan, Victor J. Stevens, Kristine Funk, Alan Bauck, Gerald J. Jerome, Lillian F. Lien, Lawrence Appel, Jack F. Hollis, Phillip J. Brantley, Laura P. Svetkey
2009 International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care  
Under all plausible scenarios, PC implementation costs exceeded IT implementation costs.Conclusions:Costs of implementing and operating an Internet-based intervention for weight loss maintenance were substantially  ...  less than analogous costs of an intervention using standard phone and in-person contacts and are of a magnitude that would be attractive to many health systems, subject to demonstration of cost-effectiveness  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Shane Albright, John Hall, Fran Heinith, Shannon Leitch, and Michael Thornton at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research for important contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0266462309990018 pmid:19619360 pmcid:PMC3770469 fatcat:2bp5eiixo5btrevw2tkek7mhqu

Storm Project And The Use Of Uav To Improve Emergency Management Of Disasters Threatening Cultural Heritage

Stefano Marsella, Tonino Guerrieri
2017 Zenodo  
The project improves existing processes related to three identified areas: Prevention, Intervention and Policies, planning and processes.  ...  It provides critical decision making tools to cultural heritage stakeholders charged to face climate change and natural hazards.  ...  Applications: for desktop/mobile for the operational management of natural disaster, used by specialists in the field. • Web-based GIS Visualization: GIS web-based services for targeted risk assessment  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.998546 fatcat:erd6by2mdvgvvozqwuhepwhote

Telemental Health Care, an Effective Alternative to Conventional Mental Care: a Systematic Review

Mostafa Langarizadeh, Mohsen Tabatabaei, Kamran Tavakol, Majid Naghipour, Fatemeh Moghbeli
2017 Acta Informatica Medica  
Web-based Interventions: Web-based services have a structure similar to face-to-face sessions, and can offer live opportunity for therapists to have successful interaction with patients.  ...  Web-based interventions can be offered as textual, audiovisual or animated programs.  ... 
doi:10.5455/aim.2017.25.240-246 pmid:29284913 pmcid:PMC5723163 fatcat:hvs42iiv5je4ha534pwkkxvbzu

WebEase: development of a Web-based epilepsy self-management intervention

Colleen DiIorio, Cam Escoffery, Katherine A Yeager, Frances McCarty, Thomas R Henry, Archana Koganti, Elizabeth Reisinger, Elise Robinson, Rosemarie Kobau, Patricia Price
2008 Preventing Chronic Disease  
In response to the need for theory-based self-management programs that people with epilepsy can easily access, the WebEase Web site was created and tested for feasibility, acceptability, and usability.  ...  The WebEase research team developed content for the Web site on the basis of social cognitive theory, the transtheoretical model of behavior change, and motivational interviewing.  ...  Special thanks to Padraic McGovern and Edward Jahns for their programming services.  ... 
pmid:19080034 pmcid:PMC2644585 fatcat:ctlufnwdk5baxaa5ee6pacth3q

Go-Smart: Web-based Computational Modeling of Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatments [article]

Phil Weir, Dominic Reuter, Roland Ellerweg, Tuomas Alhonnoro, Mika Pollari, Philip Voglreiter, Panchatcharam Mariappan, Ronan Flanagan, Chang Sub Park, Stephen Payne, Elmar Staerk, Peter Voigt (+2 others)
2015 arXiv   pre-print
The web-based Go-Smart environment is a scalable system that allows the prediction of minimally invasive cancer treatment.  ...  Interventional radiologists create a patient-specific 3D model by semi-automatic segmentation and registration of pre-interventional CT (Computed Tomography) and/or MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) images  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge the significant contribution to this project made by our clinical partners at Leipzig University, Medical University of Graz, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen  ... 
arXiv:1511.03418v1 fatcat:jm34u6anjrcybchkcpvk4q4kqq

Management and Analysis of Biological and Clinical Data: How Computer Science May Support Biomedical and Clinical Research

Pierangelo Veltri
2015 Physics Procedia  
The use of computer based solutions for data management in biology and clinical science has contributed to improve life-quality and also to gather research results in shorter time.  ...  (e.g., images-based diagnosis) and patient curing (e.g., computer based information analysis on information gathered from patient).  ...  We also thanks Mario Cannataro and Pietro Guzzi for collaboration and Giuseppe Tradigo for all his support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2015.02.007 fatcat:qhhclwrnmvegdi44tyiaondy5q

Web-based psychosocial interventions for survivors of child sex tourism and their families: a rethink of counselling

Yahya Muhammed Bah, Myrtati Dyah Artaria, Mein-Woei Suen
2021 International Journal of Research in Counseling and Education  
Google search engine, google scholar, web of science, and Scopus database were used to search for these articles.  ...  Because of their vulnerability, the time has come to take serious actions and unreserved measures to end this inhumane treatment and support the victims and their communities.  ...  Acknowledgement I sincerely acknowledge the technical assistance and support of my Gambian colleagues and our Information and Technology Department in writing this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.24036/00406za0002 fatcat:td4qkpi25bfexfl5skwhar3bhe

Geospatial Web Services for Environmental Planning

Iftikhar U. Sikder
2009 The International Technology Management Review  
Implications for practice: The findings will have implications for system analysis and design of Web-based spatial decision support system for decentralized planning and organizational policy formulation  ...  Thus, Web service provides promising tools for dynamic composition of complex geospatial services for collaborative environmental planning.  ...  Service Oriented Architecture: GEO-ELCA What follows is an illustration of a prototype implementation of a Web service-based spatial decision support system for collaborative planning of urban land use  ... 
doi:10.2991/itmr.2009.2.1.5 fatcat:r5f5jnnwtzh4zaxrwvkyogqr3a

Delivering telemedicine interventions in chronic respiratory disease

C. Hernandez, J. Mallow, G. L. Narsavage
2014 Breathe  
Josep Roca of the Hospital Clinic, Barcelona Spain for his assistance in preparation of this article.  ...  It is critical to have a plan and to respond with evidence-based interventions when risks are highlighted.  ...  Imaging services Imaging services (e.g. radiology) continue to create protocols for maximum use of telemedicine from remote locations with thousands of images ''read'' or interpreted by specialist providers  ... 
doi:10.1183/20734735.008314 pmid:26843894 pmcid:PMC4734754 fatcat:nq3f6qixkjgttl443tudsd33xm
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