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Which network measurement tool is right for you? a multidimensional comparison study

Esma Yildirim, Ibrahim H. Suslu, Tevfik Kosar
2008 2008 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing  
In this paper, we take two of the most widely used and accepted network measurement tools as a case study: Iperf and Network Weather service.  ...  The selection of the most advantageous network measurement tool or system for specific needs can be very time consuming and may require detailed experimental analysis.  ...  Acknowledgment This project is in part sponsored by the National Science Foundation under award numbers CNS-0619843  ... 
doi:10.1109/grid.2008.4662808 dblp:conf/grid/YildirimSK08 fatcat:xowv44tkxzau5nwv373ngpotr4

Who you know, where you live: social capital, neighbourhood and health

Gerry Veenstra, Isaac Luginaah, Sarah Wakefield, Stephen Birch, John Eyles, Susan Elliott
2005 Social Science and Medicine  
Using data from a telephone survey of a random sample of adults (N ¼ 1504 respondents, response rate ¼ 60%), the article determines if relationships between involvement in voluntary associations and various  ...  measures of individual health are associated with neighbourhood of residence in the mid-sized city of Hamilton, Canada.  ...  Acknowledgments The Deconstructing the Local-level Determinants of Health project was funded for 2000-3 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada through the 'Society, Culture and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.11.013 pmid:15820588 fatcat:zr2lvxenprc2dowev6bwe2q34q

Why you should learn functional basis [article]

Riccardo Marin, Souhaib Attaiki, Simone Melzi, Emanuele Rodolà, Maks Ovsjanikov
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Efficient and practical representation of geometric data is a ubiquitous problem for several applications in geometry processing.  ...  A widely used choice is to encode the 3D objects through their spectral embedding, associating to each surface point the values assumed at that point by a truncated subset of the eigenfunctions of a differential  ...  A similar baseline which has our same bases may present some deformations which are not linearly architecture but is optimized with a different loss: alignable, and we measure exactly  ... 
arXiv:2112.07289v1 fatcat:yvrigbygibelrdbm7tr6xmqkoa

Dimensions of Normal Personality as Networks in Search of Equilibrium: You Can't Like Parties if You Don't Like People

Angélique O. J. Cramer, Sophie van der Sluis, Arjen Noordhof, Marieke Wichers, Nicole Geschwind, Steven H. Aggen, Kenneth S. Kendler, Denny Borsboom
2012 European Journal of Personality  
In this representation, the position of a node is defined relative to other nodes in the network.  ...  That is, by using a force-embedded algorithm, the graphs are a two-dimensional representation of networks that are multi-dimensional.  ...  The data used for the genetic analyses described in this manuscript ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health Grant R01 MH70571.  ... 
doi:10.1002/per.1866 fatcat:fih424kojjhelns3wwhnqhxrne

Is what you feel what you don't know?

Simon C. Moore, Mike Oaksford
2000 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
The hypothesis is developed that brains are designed around reward-and punishment-evaluation systems, because this is the way that genes can build a complex system that will produce appropriate but flexible  ...  The importance of reward and punishment systems in brain design also provides a basis for understanding the brain mechanisms of motivation, as described in Chapters 2 for appetite and feeding, 5 for brainstimulation  ...  Suppose you are studying learning in a sub-human species.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00422429 fatcat:adhl36avcfhgzmoppkbxftk2xq

You can't always sketch what you want: Understanding Sensemaking in Visual Query Systems [article]

Doris Jung-Lin Lee, John Lee, Tarique Siddiqui, Jaewoo Kim, Karrie Karahalios, Aditya Parameswaran
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Our study results reveal that ad-hoc sketch-only querying is not as commonly used as prior work suggests, since analysts are often unable to precisely express their patterns of interest.  ...  Our findings suggest that all three sensemaking processes must be integrated in order to make future VQSs useful for a wide range of analytical inquiries.  ...  • Can you describe how you would use zenvisage++ in your current workflow? • On a scale of 1-10, how interested would you be in adopting this tool for your day-to-day workflow?  ... 
arXiv:1710.00763v6 fatcat:axhksqj6gvfv3eby4qcpuvbzzy

Spatial Reasoning With External Visualizations: What Matters Is What You See, Not Whether You Interact

Madeleine Keehner, Mary Hegarty, Cheryl Cohen, Peter Khooshabeh, Daniel Montello
2008 Cognitive Science  
, and this is true regardless of whether the task-relevant information is obtained actively or passively.  ...  a yoked design.  ...  These measures were excluded from further detailed analysis in this and subsequent experiments, although for comparison we report descriptive statistics for all four drawing measures.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03640210801898177 pmid:21585445 fatcat:2jpqialtejhfhot7riacn6jrfu

Building and Sharing Knowledge Key Practice: What Do You Know, What Don't You Know, What Did You Learn?

Tenaha O'Reilly, Paul Deane, John Sabatini
2015 ETS Research Report Series  
May not be clear on differences among lexical tools (dictionaries for different purposes, thesauruses, etc.) and thus may not select the right tool for a specific purpose.  ...  in which you are engaged" (Grice, 1975, p. 45) .  ... 
doi:10.1002/ets2.12074 fatcat:ufiei3h6ebfjxgf4swwe74ximi

Thinking BIG rheumatology: how to make functional genomics data work for you

Deborah R. Winter
2018 Arthritis Research & Therapy  
Study design is crucial to ensure the right samples are used to address the question of interest.  ...  networks.  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks Dr Daniel Fleisher for critical reading of the manuscript and Dr Harris Perlman for inspiring her personal application of functional genomics to the study of rheumatology  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13075-017-1504-9 pmid:29433549 pmcid:PMC5810031 fatcat:qbhfh4p2wvbihm4jmopiwe24nm

Can you get what you pay for? Pay-for-performance and the quality of healthcare providers

Kathleen J. Mullen, Richard G. Frank, Meredith B. Rosenthal
2010 The Rand Journal of Economics  
Despite the popularity of pay-for-performance (P4P) among health policymakers and private insurers as a tool for improving quality of care, there is little empirical basis for its eectiveness.  ...  We use data from published performance reports of physician medical groups contracting with a large network HMO to compare clinical quality before and after the implementation of P4P, relative to a control  ...  As Mark McClellan, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), put it, "You get what you pay for.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1756-2171.2009.00090.x pmid:21667575 fatcat:mesdmftawretlk5krpwnqywdta

Smart broadcasting: Do you want to be seen? [article]

Mohammad Reza Karimi and Erfan Tavakoli and Mehrdad Farajtabar and Le Song and Manuel Gomez-Rodriguez
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We derive a novel formula which links this conditional intensity with the visibility of the user in her followers' feeds.  ...  Based on such continuous-time model, then choosing a broadcasting strategy for a user becomes a problem of designing the conditional intensity of her posting events.  ...  Our work also relates to the influence maximization problem, extensively studied in recent years [18, 15, 4, 10] , which aims to find a set of nodes in a social network whose initial adoptions of certain  ... 
arXiv:1605.06855v1 fatcat:3ydnladwprgzpbuvrjlgh43hqa

Less than you thought

Hansjörg Blöchliger, David King
2007 OECD Economic Studies  
The main purpose of this paper is to develop and analyse a set of more refined indicators that assess the true power sub-central governments have over fiscal resources.  ...  Whether and how fiscal autonomy affects outcomes such as public sector efficiency, equity in access to public services or the long term fiscal stance remains yet open, but the new database can be used for  ...  The most frequently used indicator is the ratio of SCG to total tax revenue, which is a poor measure for assessing the true autonomy SCGs enjoy.  ... 
doi:10.1787/eco_studies-v2006-art12-en fatcat:hd5pkfgm5nhopezmcbd2wal6fu

What You Get is What You See: Other-Rated but not Self-Rated Leaders' Narcissistic Rivalry Affects Followers Negatively

Theresa Fehn, Astrid Schütz
2020 Journal of Business Ethics  
not yet been studied thoroughly.  ...  Whereas there is evidence that narcissism is linked to unethical behavior and negative social outcomes, the effects of leader narcissism on an organization's most important resource-its employees-have  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Jane Zagorski for language editing. Funding Open Access funding provided by Projekt DEAL. Compliance with Ethical Standards  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10551-020-04604-3 fatcat:utjeint44bbg7jqi6o3zokr4lu

What you should know about simulation and derivatives

Michael C. Fu
2008 Naval Research Logistics  
In finance, the focus is on derivatives of another sort.  ...  This article briefly summarizes the main approaches and discusses areas in which the approaches can most fruitfully be applied: queueing, inventory, and finance.  ...  Intelligent and Networked Systems (CFINS) at Tsinghua University, China.  ... 
doi:10.1002/nav.20313 fatcat:47ybwrnlafhe3kuuzho5f33o7q

Have you facebooked Astin lately? Using technology to increase student involvement

Greg Heiberger, Ruth Harper
2008 New Directions for Student Services  
Enter a college student union, and you will see students standing in line for their favorite lattes, meeting with friends, laughing about last night's Colbert Report, promoting campus events, studying,  ...  Take a closer look, and you will notice that a student in line at Starbucks is checking the fat content of the latest holiday beverage at  ...  Facebook is a multifaceted tool with exciting prospects for student affairs professionals.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ss.293 fatcat:lwnivv43mjfcxnqmivml57zqn4
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