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    • Immersive Analytics: Theory and Research Agenda 

      Skarbez, Richard; Polys, Nicholas F.; Ogle, J. Todd; North, Chris; Bowman, Doug A. (Frontiers, 2019-09-10)
      Advances in a variety of computing fields, including "big data," machine learning, visualization, and augmented/mixed/virtual reality, have combined to give rise to the emerging field of immersive analytics, which investigates ...
    • The Impact of Health Literacy Status on the Comparative Validity and Sensitivity of an Interactive Multimedia Beverage Intake Questionnaire 

      Hooper, Lucy P.; Myers, Emily A.; Zoellner, Jamie M.; Davy, Brenda M.; Hedrick, Valisa E. (MDPI, 2016-12-23)
      Self-reported dietary assessment methods can be challenging to validate, and reporting errors for those with lower health literacy (HL) may be augmented. Interactive multimedia (IMM) based questionnaires could help overcome ...
    • Improvements to PATRIC, the all-bacterial Bioinformatics Database and Analysis Resource Center 

      Wattam, Alice R.; Davis, James J.; Assaf, Rida; Boisvert, Sebastien; Brettin, Thomas; Bun, Christopher; Conrad, Neal; Dietrich, Emily M.; Disz, Terry; Gabbard, Joseph L.; Gerdes, Svetlana; Henry, Christopher S.; Kenyon, Ronald W.; Machi, Dustin; Mao, Chunhong; Nordberg, Eric K.; Olsen, Gary J.; Murphy-Olson, Daniel E.; Olson, Robert; Overbeek, Ross; Parrello, Bruce; Pusch, Gordon D.; Shukla, Maulik; Vonstein, Veronika; Warren, Andrew S.; Xia, Fangfang; Yoo, Hyunseung; Stevens, Rick L. (2017-01-04)
      The Pathosystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC) is the bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center (https://www.patricbrc.org). Recent changes to PATRIC include a redesign of the web interface and some new services that ...
    • Improving somatic variant identification through integration of genome and exome data 

      Vijayan, Vinaya; Yiu, Siu-Ming; Zhang, Liqing (2017-10-16)
    • Interventions for the prevention of falls in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials 

      Chang, John T.; Morton, Sally C.; Rubenstein, Laurence Z.; Mojica,Walter A.; Maglione, Margaret; Suttorp, Marika J.; Roth, Elizabeth A.; Shekelle, Paul G. (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2004-03-20)
      Objective: To assess the relative effectiveness of interventions to prevent falls in older adults to either a usual care group or control group. Design: Systematic review and meta-analyses. Data sources Medline, ...
    • The iPlant collaborative: cyberinfrastructure for plant biology 

      Goff, Stephen A.; Vaughn, Matthew; McKay, Sheldon; Lyons, Eric; Stapleton, Ann E.; Gessler, Damian; Matasci, Naim; Wang, Liya; Hanlon, Matthew; Lenards, Andrew; Muir, Andy; Merchant, Nirav; Lowry, Sonya; Mock, Stephen; Helmke, Matthew; Kubach, Adam; Narro, Martha; Hopkins, Nicole; Micklos, David; Hilgert, Uwe; Gonzales, Michael; Jordan, Chris; Skidmore, Edwin; Dooley, Rion; Cazes, John; McLay, Robert; Lu, Zhenyuan; Pasternak, Shiran; Koesterke, Lars; Piel, William H.; Grene, Ruth; Noutsos, Christos; Gendler, Karla; Feng, Xin; Tang, Chunlao; Lent, Monica; Kim, Seung-Jin; Kvilekval, Kristian; Manjunath, B. S.; Tannen, Val; Stamatakis, Alexandros; Sanderson, Michael; Welch, Stephen M.; Cranston, Karen A.; Soltis, Pamela; Soltis, Doug; O'Meara, Brian; Ane, Cecile; Brutnell, Tom; Kleibenstein, Daniel J.; White, Jeffery W.; Leebens-Mack, James; Donoghue, Michael J.; Spalding, Edgar P.; Vision, Todd J.; Myers, Christopher R.; Lowenthal, David; Enquist, Brian J.; Boyle, Brad; Akoglu, Ali; Andrews, Greg; Ram, Sudha; Ware, Doreen; Stein, Lincoln; Stanzione, Dan (Frontiers, 2011)
      The iPlant Collaborative (iPlant) is a United States National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project that aims to create an innovative, comprehensive, and foundational cyberinfrastructure in support of plant biology ...
    • Is increased water consumption among older adults associated with improvements in glucose homeostasis? 

      Clark, Adrienne G.; Dennis Parker, Elizabeth A.; Savla, Jyoti S.; Davy, Kevin P. (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      Obesity and impaired glucose homeostasis in older adults place these individuals at risk for diabetes. Dehydration, glucose homeostasis, and insulin resistance are related; while aging and dehydration are associated with ...
    • Learning probabilistic models of connectivity from multiple spike train data 

      Patnaik, Debprakash; Laxman, Srivatsan; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2010-07-20)
      Neuronal circuits or cell assemblies carry out brain function through complex coordinated firing patterns [1]. Inferring topology of neuronal circuits from simultaneously recorded spike train data is a challenging problem ...
    • LiDAR: Another Potential Data Source 

      Harwood, Leslie C.; Doerzaph, Zachary R. (2014-08-25)
      LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is a valuable tool for evaluating line of sight. Though setup is time-intensive, it can to be used as an automated process. It is more objective and efficient than video reduction or ...
    • Mass fatality preparedness among medical examiners/coroners in the United States: a cross-sectional study 

      Gershon, Robyn R.M.; Orr, Mark G.; Zhi, Qi; Merrill, Jacqueline A. (BMC, 2014)
      Background: In the United States (US), Medical Examiners and Coroners (ME/Cs) have the legal authority for the management of mass fatality incidents (MFI). Yet, preparedness and operational capabilities in this sector ...
    • Mathematical Models of E-Antigen Mediated Immune Tolerance and Activation following Prenatal HBV Infection 

      Ciupe, Mihaela Stanca; Hews, Sarah (PLOS, 2012-07-02)
      We develop mathematical models for the role of hepatitis B e-antigen in creating immunological tolerance during hepatitis B virus infection and propose mechanisms for hepatitis B e-antigen clearance, subsequent emergence ...
    • Mining Novellas from PubMed Abstracts using a Storytelling Algorithm 

      Gresock, Joseph; Kumar, Deept; Helm, Richard F.; Potts, Malcolm; Ramakrishnan, Naren (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2007), TR-07-08
      Motivation: There are now a multitude of articles published in a diversity of journals providing information about genes, proteins, pathways, and entire processes. Each article investigates particular subsets of a biological ...
    • Mobile phone use is associated with higher smallholder agricultural productivity in Tanzania, East Africa 

      Quandt, Amy; Salerno, Jonathan D.; Neff, Jason C.; Baird, Timothy D.; Herrick, Jeffrey E.; McCabe, J. Terrence; Xu, Emilie; Hartter, Joel (PLOS, 2020-08-06)
      Mobile phone use is increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa, spurring a growing focus on mobile phones as tools to increase agricultural yields and incomes on smallholder farms. However, the research to date on this topic is ...
    • Moderators of intervention dose effects on diet quality and physical activity changes in a church-based, multicomponent, lifestyle study: Delta Body and Soul III 

      Thomson, J. L.; Zoellner, Jamie M.; Tussing-Humphreys, L. M.; Goodman, M. H. (2016-06)
      Many community-based lifestyle interventions targeting African Americans have reported positive effects on participants' dietary choices and physical activity habits. However, these effects vary and not all participants ...
    • NSF 2nd Year Report: CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

      Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2011-07-01)
      One of the important parts of this project is to collect and archive as much information as possible about various events that are related to crises, tragedies, and recovery (CTR). In order to do long-term archiving of ...
    • NSF 3rd Year Report: CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

      Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2012-07-01)
      The Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery (CTR) network, or CTRnet, is a human and digital library network for providing a range of services relating to different kinds of tragic events, including broad collaborative studies related ...
    • NSF Year 1 Report for CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

      Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2010-07-08)
      The Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery network, or CTRnet, is a human and digital library network for providing a range of services relating to different kinds of tragic events. Through this digital library, we will collect and ...
    • Older Ghanaian adults’ perceptions of physical activity: an exploratory, mixed methods study 

      Balis, Laura E.; Sowatey, Godfred; Ansong-Gyimah, Kwame; Ofori, Eunice; Harden, Samantha M. (2019-03-15)
      Background Ghana is experiencing an epidemiological shift in public health issues toward non-communicable diseases that are underpinned by modifiable health behaviors. Physical activity rates have decreased, especially ...
    • The PATRIC Bioinformatics Resource Center: expanding data and analysis capabilities 

      Davis, James J.; Wattam, Alice R.; Aziz, Ramy K.; Brettin, Thomas; Butler, Ralph; Butler, Rory M.; Chlenski, Philippe; Conrad, Neal; Dickerman, Allan; Dietrich, Emily M.; Gabbard, Joseph L.; Gerdes, Svetlana; Guard, Andrew; Kenyon, Ronald W.; Machi, Dustin; Mao, Chunhong; Murphy-Olson, Dan; Nguyen, Marcus; Nordberg, Eric K.; Olsen, Gary J.; Olson, Robert D.; Overbeek, Jamie C.; Overbeek, Ross; Parrello, Bruce; Pusch, Gordon D.; Shukla, Maulik; Thomas, Chris; VanOeffelen, Margo; Vonstein, Veronika; Warren, Andrew S.; Xia, Fangfang; Xie, Dawen; Yoo, Hyunseung; Stevens, Rick (2020-01-08)
      The PathoSystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC) is the bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (https://www.patricbrc.org). PATRIC supports ...
    • Patterns and Limitations of Urban Human Mobility Resilience under the Influence of Multiple Types of Natural Disaster 

      Wang, Qi; Taylor, John E. (Public Library of Science, 2016-01-28)
      Natural disasters pose serious threats to large urban areas, therefore understanding and predicting human movements is critical for evaluating a population’s vulnerability and resilience and developing plans for disaster ...