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    • Can a Patient's In-Hospital Length of Stay and Mortality Be Explained by Early-Risk Assessments? 

      Azadeh-Fard, Nasibeh; Ghaffarzadegan, Navid; Camelio, Jaime A. (PLOS, 2016-09-15)
      Objective To assess whether a patient’s in-hospital length of stay (LOS) and mortality can be explained by early objective and/or physicians’ subjective-risk assessments. Data Sources/Study Setting Analysis of a ...
    • Can Administrative Housing Data Replace Survey Data? 

      Molfino, Emily; Korkmaz, Gizem; Keller, Sallie A.; Schroeder, Aaron; Shipp, Stephanie; Weinberg, Daniel H. (HUD, 2017)
      This article examines the feasibility of using local administrative data sources for enhancing and supplementing federally collected survey data to describe housing in Arlington County, Virginia. Using real estate assessment ...
    • Can long-term historical data from electronic medical records improve surveillance for epidemics of acute respiratory infections? A systematic evaluation 

      Zheng, Hongzhang; Woodall, William H.; Carlson, Abigail L.; DeLisle, Sylvain (PLOS, 2018-01-31)
      Background As the deployment of electronic medical records (EMR) expands, so is the availability of long-term datasets that could serve to enhance public health surveillance. We hypothesized that EMR-based surveillance ...
    • Characterization and prediction of tropical cyclone forerunner surge 

      Liu, Yi; Irish, Jennifer L. (Elsevier, 2019)
      Forerunner surge, a water level rise ahead of tropical cyclone landfall, often strikes coastal communities unexpectedly, stranding people and increasing loss of life. Surge forecasting systems and emergency managers almost ...
    • Characterizing the Genetic Basis for Nicotine Induced Cancer Development: A Transcriptome Sequencing Study 

      Bavarva, Jasmin H.; Tae, Hongseok; Settlage, Robert E.; Garner, Harold R. (PLOS, 2013-06-18)
      Nicotine is a known risk factor for cancer development and has been shown to alter gene expression in cells and tissue upon exposure. We used Illumina® Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology to gain unbiased biological ...
    • A Classifier to Detect Informational vs. Non-Informational Heart Attack Tweets 

      Karajeh, Ola; Darweesh, Dirar; Darwish, Omar; Abu-El-Rub, Noor; Alsinglawi, Belal; Alsaedi, Nasser (MDPI, 2021-01-16)
      Social media sites are considered one of the most important sources of data in many fields, such as health, education, and politics. While surveys provide explicit answers to specific questions, posts in social media have ...
    • Combining expert and crowd-sourced training data to map urban form and functions for the continental US 

      Demuzere, Matthias; Hankey, Steve; Mills, Gerald; Zhang, Wenwen; Lu, Tianjun; Bechtel, Benjamin (2020-08-11)
      Although continental urban areas are relatively small, they are major drivers of environmental change at local, regional and global scales. Moreover, they are especially vulnerable to these changes owing to the concentration ...
    • Comparing Effectiveness of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Strategies in Containing Influenza 

      Marathe, Achla; Lewis, Bryan L.; Barrett, Christopher L.; Chen, Jiangzhuo; Marathe, Madhav; Eubank, Stephen; Ma, Yifei (Public Library of Science, 2011-09-22)
      This research compares the performance of bottom-up, self-motivated behavioral interventions with top-down interventions targeted at controlling an “Influenza-like-illness”. Both types of interventions use a variant of the ...
    • Compositional Mining of Multi-Relational Biological Datasets 

      Jin, Ying; Murali, T. M.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2007-08-01), TR-07-29
      High-throughput biological screens are yielding ever-growing streams of information about multiple aspects of cellular activity. As more and more categories of datasets come online, there is a corresponding multitude of ...
    • Connecting the Dots between PubMed Abstracts 

      Hossain, M. Shahriar; Gresock, Joseph; Edmonds, Yvette M.; Helm, Richard F.; Potts, Malcolm; Ramakrishnan, Naren (PLOS, 2012-01-03)
      Background There are now a multitude of articles published in a diversity of journals providing information about genes, proteins, pathways, and diseases. Each article investigates subsets of a biological process, but to ...
    • Control of mitochondrial metabolism and systemic energy homeostasis by microRNAs 378 and 378* 

      Carrer, Michele; Liu, Ning; Grueter, Chad E.; Williams, Andrew H.; Frisard, Madlyn I.; Hulver, Matthew W.; Bassel-Duby, Rhonda; Olson, Eric N. (NAS, 2012-09-18)
      Obesity and metabolic syndrome are associated with mitochondrial dysfunction and deranged regulation of metabolic genes. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ coactivator 1β (PGC-1β) is a transcriptional coactivator ...
    • Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet) 

      Fox, Edward A. (2009-09-14)
      This poster provides an overview of the Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet). The objectives of CTRnet are to build a digital library and preserve information (in various formats like HTML, images, videos, etc.) ...
    • Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network Digital Library (CTRnet) 

      Chitturi, Kiran; Fox, Edward A. (2013-01-10)
      This presentation outlines the goals of the Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery Network (CTRnet) project. These goals include researching the problems of integrating content, community, services related to crisis, tragedies, and ...
    • Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network Digital Library (CTRnet) + Web Archiving in Qatar and VT 

      Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon; CTRnet Team (2013-07-01)
      This presentation describes the Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network's digital library development and web archiving activities in Qatar and Virginia Tech. The presentation covers project goals, archiving tasks, dissemination ...
    • Cross-scale Perspectives: Integrating Long-term and High-frequency Data into Our Understanding of Communities and Ecosystems 

      Carey, Cayelan C.; Cottingham, Kathryn L. (Ecological Society of America, 2016-01)
      Ecologists are amassing extensive data sets that include both long-term records documenting trends and variability in natural systems on inter-annual to decadal time scales and sensor-based measurements on minute to subhourly ...
    • CrowdLayout: Crowdsourced Design and Evaluation of Biological Network Visualizations 

      Singh, Divit P.; Lisle, Lee; Murali, T. M.; Luther, Kurt (ACM, 2018-04)
      Biologists often perform experiments whose results generate large quantities of data, such as interactions between molecules in a cell, that are best represented as networks (graphs). To visualize these networks and ...
    • CTRnet Final Report 

      Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2013-08-26)
      The CTRnet project team has been developing a digital library including many webpage archives and tweet archives related to disasters, in collaboration with the Internet Archive. The goals of the CTRnet project are to ...
    • Cultivating Emerging & Black Swan Technologies 

      Mahajan, R. L. (2012-09-15)
    • Data Mining and Gap Analysis for Weather Responsive Traffic Management Program 

      Krechmer, Daniel; Rakha, Hesham A.; Howard, Mark; Huang, Weimin; Zohdy, Ismail; Du, Jianhe (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 2010)
      Weather causes a variety of impacts on the transportation system. An Oak Ridge National Laboratory study estimated the delay experienced by American drivers due to snow, ice, and fog in 1999 at 46 million hours. While ...
    • Data Mining to Improve Planning for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety 

      Jahangiri, Arash; Hasani, Mahdie; Sener, Ipek N.; Munira, Sirajum; Owens, Justin; Appleyard, Bruce; Ryan, Sherry; Turner, Shawn M.; Machiani, Sahar Ghanipoor (SAFE-D: Safety Through Disruption National University Transportation Center, 2019-11)
      Between 2009 and 2016, the number of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities saw a marked trend upward. Taken together, the overall percentage of pedestrian and bicycle crashes now accounts for 18% of total roadway fatalities, ...