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  1. Editorial: Which Wei Wang?

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    Sprouse, Gene D.

    2007-12-01

    The APS journals receive manuscripts from scientists all over the world. For authors whose names cannot be expressed in Latin characters, their names in the byline must be transliterated, a process that is not necessarily bidirectionally unique. For example, the eight Chinese names all transliterate as Wei Wang. To remove some of the ambiguity arising from this unfortunate degeneracy of names, APS will allow some authors the option to include their names in their own language in parentheses after the transliterated name, such as Wei Wang. The option to present names in the article byline in this manner is an experiment initially offered to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean authors, whose names can be expressed in Unicode characters. An example of a Japanese name is Tadanori Minamisono and a Korean name is Chang Kee Jung. In the English text the given name precedes the family name, while the reverse is true for the characters. As we gain experience, we may be able to broaden this offer to other languages. Authors who wish to try this option will need to prepare their manuscripts by following the special instructions at http://authors.aps.org/names.html.

  2. Proportional Hazards Regression with Unknown Link Function By WEI WANG

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    Wang, Jane-Ling

    location. Fan, Gijbels and King [8] used instead a local polynomial method to approximate the local partialProportional Hazards Regression with Unknown Link Function By WEI WANG Harvard Medical School@amss.ac.cn The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong qhwang@hku.hk Summary Proportional hazards regression model assumes

  3. Zhang, Wang, and Wei 1 An Artificial Neural Network Method for Length-based

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    Washington at Seattle, University of

    Zhang, Wang, and Wei 1 An Artificial Neural Network Method for Length-based Vehicle Classification Using Single-Loop Outputs Guohui Zhang (Corresponding Author) Research Assistant Box 352700 Department] [Text 4,892 words] Word count: 7,142 words November 15, 2005 #12;Zhang, Wang, and Wei 2 ABSTRACT

  4. Network Denoising in Social Media Huiji Gao, Xufei Wang, Jiliang Tang and Huan Liu

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    Liu, Huan

    /10/24/fashion/24Studied.html become rampant in social media sites, we face a new problem of information, viral marketing, etc. However, the identification of noisy links in social media is a challenging task. Network Denoising in Social Media Huiji Gao, Xufei Wang, Jiliang Tang and Huan Liu Computer Science

  5. Bayesian Face Recognition Based on Gaussian Mixture Models Xiaogang Wang and Xiaoou Tang

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    Wang, Xiaogang

    Bayesian Face Recognition Based on Gaussian Mixture Models Xiaogang Wang and Xiaoou Tang Department analysis is a popular subspace based face recognition method. It casts the face recognition task on the complex non-convex data set. In this paper, we extend the Bayesian face recognition into Gaussian mixture

  6. Network Denoising in Social Media Huiji Gao, Xufei Wang, Jiliang Tang and Huan Liu

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    Liu, Huan

    Network Denoising in Social Media Huiji Gao, Xufei Wang, Jiliang Tang and Huan Liu Computer Science.Liu}@asu.edu ABSTRACT Social media expands the ways people communicate with each other. On a popular social media study the challenges of network de- noising in social media and how we can leverage a variety of social

  7. Experiments on humans Tomasz Ciesielski, Line-Kristin Larsen, Claudia Melis, Chia-Wei Vivian Wang

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    Bech, Claus

    Experiments on humans Tomasz Ciesielski, Line-Kristin Larsen, Claudia Melis, Chia-Wei Vivian Wang #12;Experiments on humans - Foersøkdyrelære ­ NTNU, November 2006 Page 1 of 21 Index 1. Historical issues and present status page 14 5. Behavioural research on humans page 15 5.1 The Milgram experiment

  8. SPIN: Mining Maximal Frequent Subgraphs from Graph Jun Huan, Wei Wang, Jan Prins

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    Wang, Wei

    SPIN: Mining Maximal Frequent Subgraphs from Graph Databases Jun Huan, Wei Wang, Jan Prins from semi-structured data sets is the overwhelming abundance of such patterns. In large graph databases frequent trees from a general graph database and then reconstructs all maximal subgraphs from the mined

  9. A Study of Cloning in the Linux SCSI Drivers Wei Wang and Michael W. Godfrey

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    Godfrey, Michael W.

    A Study of Cloning in the Linux SCSI Drivers Wei Wang and Michael W. Godfrey David R. Cheriton}@uwaterloo.ca Abstract--To date, most research on software code cloning has concentrated on detection and analysis techniques and their evaluation, and most empirical studies of cloning have investigated cloning within

  10. A Comprehensive Ontology for Knowledge Representation in the Internet of Things Wei Wang, Suparna De

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    Wei, Wang

    A Comprehensive Ontology for Knowledge Representation in the Internet of Things Wei Wang, Suparna-mail: {K.Moessner}@surrey.ac.uk Abstract--Semantic modeling for the Internet of Things has become of a comprehensive description ontology for knowledge representation in the domain of Internet of Things and discuss

  11. Design Pattern Detection in Eiffel Systems Wei Wang and Vassilios Tzerpos

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    Tzerpos, Vassilios "Bil"

    Design Pattern Detection in Eiffel Systems Wei Wang and Vassilios Tzerpos York University Toronto, Ontario, Canada {weiw,bil}@cs.yorku.ca Abstract The use of design patterns in a software system can pro the detection of design pattern instances could be of significant help to the process of reverse engineering

  12. DMQL: A Data Mining Query Language for Relational Databases \\Lambda Jiawei Han Yongjian Fu Wei Wang Krzysztof Koperski Osmar Zaiane

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    Fu, Yongjian

    DMQL: A Data Mining Query Language for Relational Databases \\Lambda Jiawei Han Yongjian Fu Wei Wang@cs.sfu.ca Abstract The emerging data mining tools and systems lead naturally to the demand of a powerful data mining. This motivates us to design a data mining query language, DMQL, for mining different kinds of knowledge

  13. DMQL: A Data Mining Query Language for Relational Databases Jiawei Han Yongjian Fu Wei Wang Krzysztof Koperski Osmar Zaiane

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    Zaiane, Osmar R.

    DMQL: A Data Mining Query Language for Relational Databases Jiawei Han Yongjian Fu Wei Wang@cs.sfu.ca Abstract The emerging data mining tools and systems lead naturally to the demand of a powerful data mining. This motivates us to design a data mining query language, DMQL, for mining di erent kinds of knowledge

  14. InfoMiner+: Mining Partial Periodic Patterns with Gap Penalties Jiong Yang Wei Wang Philip S. Yu

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    Wang, Wei

    series data addresses the issue by creating a mapping to the association rule mining technique). significant patterns from the rest. Most association rule mining algorithms favor frequently occurred eventInfoMiner+: Mining Partial Periodic Patterns with Gap Penalties Jiong Yang Wei Wang Philip S. Yu

  15. A hole accelerator for InGaN/GaN light-emitting diodes Zi-Hui Zhang, Wei Liu, Swee Tiam Tan, Yun Ji, Liancheng Wang, Binbin Zhu, Yiping Zhang, Shunpeng Lu,

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    Demir, Hilmi Volkan

    A hole accelerator for InGaN/GaN light-emitting diodes Zi-Hui Zhang, Wei Liu, Swee Tiam Tan, Yun Ji, Liancheng Wang, Binbin Zhu, Yiping Zhang, Shunpeng Lu, Xueliang Zhang, Namig Hasanov, Xiao Wei Sun-emitting diodes Zi-Hui Zhang,1 Wei Liu,1 Swee Tiam Tan,1 Yun Ji,1 Liancheng Wang,1 Binbin Zhu,1 Yiping Zhang,1

  16. Dislocation Image Stresses at Free Surfaces by the Finite Element Method Meijie Tang, Guanshui Xu*, Wei Cai, Vasily Bulatov,

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    Cai, Wei

    Dislocation Image Stresses at Free Surfaces by the Finite Element Method Meijie Tang, Guanshui Xu The finite element method has been routinely used to calculate the image stresses of dislocation segments to be examined critically. This article addresses these issues with the aim toward the application of dislocation

  17. Band-gap scaling of graphene nanohole superlattices Wei Liu,1,2 Z. F. Wang,2 Q. W. Shi,1 Jinlong Yang,1 and Feng Liu2

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    Simons, Jack

    Band-gap scaling of graphene nanohole superlattices Wei Liu,1,2 Z. F. Wang,2 Q. W. Shi,1 Jinlong structures of graphene nanohole GNH superlattices as a function of NH size and density. One common origin­5 and nanoholes antidots ,6­9 one-dimensional nanoribbons,10­16 as well as 2D graphene nanohole superlattices.6

  18. Survival and Aging in the Wild via Residual Demography Hans-Georg Muller1, Jane-Ling Wang1, Wei Yu2, Aurore Delaigle3 and James R. Carey4,5

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    Müller, Hans-Georg

    Survival and Aging in the Wild via Residual Demography Hans-Georg M¨uller1, Jane-Ling Wang1, Wei Yu, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA 4Center for the Economics and Demography of Aging, University of California-mail: mueller@wald.ucdavis.edu 1 #12;Summary Information about the age distribution and survival of wild

  19. Raman spectroscopy of iodine molecules trapped in zeolite crystals Wenhao Guo, Dingdi Wang, Juanmei Hu, Z. K. Tang,a

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    Du, Shengwang

    Raman spectroscopy of iodine molecules trapped in zeolite crystals Wenhao Guo, Dingdi Wang, Juanmei online 26 January 2011 We study the Raman spectroscopy of neutral iodine molecules confined are significantly modified by the confinements from the nanosize channels. An iodine molecule trapped in the AEL

  20. Self-powered nanowire devices Sheng Xu, Yong Qin, Chen Xu, Yaguang Wei, Rusen Yang and Zhong Lin Wang*

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Self-powered nanowire devices Sheng Xu, Yong Qin, Chen Xu, Yaguang Wei, Rusen Yang and Zhong Lin such as piezoelectric nanowires have steadily improved, the voltage and power produced by a single nanowire are insufficient for real devices. The integration of large numbers of nanowire energy harvesters into a single

  1. Substrate-Independent Palladium Atomic Layer Deposition By Jay J. Senkevich,* Fu Tang, Diana Rogers, Jason T. Drotar, Christopher Jezewski, William A. Lanford, Gwo-Ching Wang,

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    Wang, Gwo-Ching

    Full Paper Substrate-Independent Palladium Atomic Layer Deposition By Jay J. Senkevich,* Fu Tang A novel method is presented for the atomic layer deposition (ALD) of palladium on a tetrasulfide self but it is effective enough to show proof-of-concept and deposit a Pd ªseedº layer. Palladium was also deposited

  2. Updated on Dec 2011 1. Chen Wei, Chen ZY, Wee ATS, Xie LF, Wang X, Sun JT, Ariando "Hole Doping of

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    Yao, Shao Q

    via H2Plasma Treatment for Enhanced Visible Light Organic Waste Decontamination in Water" US, 61/568,246 Dec 2011 Publications on peerreviewed journals (* for corresponding authors) Total citations Organic Molecules" (invited review article) Huang H*, Wong SL, Chen Wei, and Wee ATS*, J. Phys: D. Appl

  3. On Detecting Camouflaging Worm , Xun Wang

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    Calyam, Prasad

    On Detecting Camouflaging Worm Wei Yu½ , Xun Wang¾ , Prasad Calyam¿ , Dong Xuan¾ , and Wei Zhao Active worms pose major security threats to the Internet. In this paper, we investigate a new class of active worms, i.e., Camouflaging Worm (C-Worm in short). The C-Worm has the capability to intelligently

  4. PAVEMENT CRACK DETECTION BASED ON SALIENCY AND STATISTICAL FEATURES Zhenmin Tang

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    Zhou, Jun

    PAVEMENT CRACK DETECTION BASED ON SALIENCY AND STATISTICAL FEATURES Wei Xu Zhenmin Tang Jun Zhou ABSTRACT Traditional pavement crack detection methods can not cope well with the complexity and diversity of noises in large image area. To solve this problem, we propose a novel unsupervised crack detection

  5. Experiential Sampling for Monitoring Wei-Qi Yan Mohan S Kankanhalli

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    Experiential Sampling for Monitoring Wei-Qi Yan Mohan S Kankanhalli School of Computing National University of Singapore {yanwq, mohan}@comp.nus.edu.sg Wang Jun Marcel J.T.Reinders Department of Mediamatics

  6. Nanomaterials for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery Tang Z, S He, H Pei, D Du, C Fan, and Y Lin. 2013. "Graphene-Based Optical

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    Dutta, Indranath

    Nanomaterials for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery · Tang Z, S He, H Pei, D Du, C Fan, and Y Lin. 2013, and Y Lin. 2011. "Apoferritin-based nanomedicine platform for drug delivery: equilibrium binding study.201000024 · Ma Ham A, Z Tang, H Wu, J Wang, and Y Lin. 2009. "Protein-Based Nanomedicine Platforms for Drug

  7. Greg Tang: Making Math Count

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    Pierpont, Katherine

    2006-01-01

    Greg Tang has a resume that could get his foot in the door to a lot of places. A graduate of Harvard with both a B.A. and M.A. in economics, Tang has found success as a business executive, a speechwriter, a software designer and owner of a Tae Kwon Do school. After the publication of his first best-selling book for children, "The Grapes of Math"…

  8. PUBLICATION LIST 172. Wen-Qiang Zhai, Ru-Fang Peng, Bo Jin, and Guan-Wu Wang,* "Synthesis of

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    Wang, Guan-Wu

    -10420. 166. San-E Zhu, Yan-Min Kuang, Feng Geng, Jia-Zhe Zhu, Cong-Zhou Wang, Yun-Jie Yu, Yang Luo, Yang Xiao: Mechanochemistry) 163. Rui Liu, Fei Li, Yang Xiao, Dan-Dan Li, Cheng-Lin He, Wei-Wei Yang, Xiang Gao,* and Guan-Fused Imidazolines", Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 1532-1535. 157. Dan-Dan Li, Cheng-Lin He, Hait-Ting Cai, and Guan-Wu Wang

  9. Tornado Forecasting with Multiple Markov Boundaries , Dawei Wang,2

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    Ding, Wei

    Tornado Forecasting with Multiple Markov Boundaries Kui Yu,1 , Dawei Wang,2 , Wei Ding,2 Jian Pei1.Small,Shafiqul.Islam}@tufts.edu, xwu@uvm.edu ABSTRACT Reliable tornado forecasting with a long-lead time can greatly support emergency- culties for a long-lead tornado forecasting. Standard data mining approaches to tackle high dimen

  10. Improved Impossible Differential Cryptanalysis and Xiaoyun Wang2

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    , Jinan, China wwang@math.sdu.edu.cn 2 Center for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China respectively. Sony claimed that the CLEFIA is designed to concen- trate state-of-the-art cryptanalysis) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC Grant No.90604036 and No.60525201). #12;2 Wei Wang

  11. Thermal Transistor: Heat Flux Switching and Modulating Wei Chung LO1;4

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    Li, Baowen

    Thermal Transistor: Heat Flux Switching and Modulating Wei Chung LO1;4 , Lei WANG1;2Ã , and Baowen 117528 (Received January 14, 2008; accepted March 17, 2008; published May 12, 2008) Thermal transistor study systematically one- and two-dimensional thermal transistors. In particular, we show how to improve

  12. Deep Learning Face Representation from Predicting 10,000 Classes Xiaogang Wang2

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    Wang, Xiaogang

    Deep Learning Face Representation from Predicting 10,000 Classes Yi Sun1 Xiaogang Wang2 Xiaoou Tang This paper proposes to learn a set of high-level feature representations through deep learning, referred]. Huang et al. [18] learned a generative deep model without supervision. Cai Figure 1. An illustration

  13. Microfluidic CARS cytometry Han-Wei Wang,1

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    Cheng, Ji-Xin

    , "Coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering imaging of axonl myelin in live spinal tissues.," Biophys. J. 89, 581@purdue.edu Abstract: Coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering (CARS) flow cytometry was demonstrated by combining a laser.6230) Spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering; (170.1530) Cell analysis References and links 1. H. M

  14. INSTANCE-BASED GENERATIVE BIOLOGICAL SHAPE MODELING , Wei Wang1

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    Murphy, Robert F.

    on the nucleus. Statistical learning was performed on sets of parameters extracted from HeLa cell images to fit cell behaviors. Statisti- cal learning methods have been used to build generative shape mod- els based and the original instances. The method is quite generalizable and therefore can be applied to most nuclear, cell

  15. On TwoSided Infinite Fixed Points of Morphisms Jeffrey Shallit \\Lambda and Mingwei Wang

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    Shallit, Jeffrey O.

    On Two­Sided Infinite Fixed Points of Morphisms Jeffrey Shallit \\Lambda and Ming­wei Wang : \\Sigma \\Lambda ! \\Sigma \\Lambda be a morphism. Finite and infinite fixed points of morphisms --- i characterized the finite fixed points of h, and later, Head and Lando characterized the one­sided infinite fixed

  16. Compressed Sensing Off the Grid Gongguo Tang

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    Recht, Ben

    Compressed Sensing Off the Grid Gongguo Tang , Badri Narayan Bhaskar , Parikshit Shah of n regularly spaced samples. Unlike previous work in compressed sensing, the frequencies mismatch, compressed sensing, continuous dictionary, line spectral estimation, nuclear norm relaxation

  17. Yangzhong Tang Functional Genomics Platform@ Whitehead Institute

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    Sabatini, David M.

    Yangzhong Tang Functional Genomics Platform@ Whitehead Institute June 1st, 2015 Entering the CRISPR-Cas9 Era #12;Outline · The Human Genome o Basics and timeline o Exponential increase in genomic data o How to use the big data for biological discoveries · Functional Genomics · CRISPR-Cas systems o

  18. 77 FR 34339 - Yufeng Wei, a/k/a Annie Wei, 165 Beech Street, Belmont, MA 02378; Order Denying Export Privileges

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    2012-06-11

    ... of Industry and Security Yufeng Wei, a/k/a Annie Wei, 165 Beech Street, Belmont, MA 02378; Order..., Yufeng Wei, a/k/a Annie Wei (``Wei'') was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic... her conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered I. Until January 28, 2021, Yufeng Wei, a/k/a...

  19. Journal Publications (Peer-Reviewed) 1. Wang, Q,; Zhang, Z.; Gao, Y.; Wu, J.; Duan, L.; Sun, L.; Guo, Z. Synthesis and Characterization of Co-

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    Chandy, John A.

    1 Journal Publications (Peer-Reviewed) 1. Wang, Q,; Zhang, Z.; Gao, Y.; Wu, J.; Duan, L.; Sun, L) Catalyst. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2013 (accepted). 2. Atabey, E.; Wei, S.; Zhang, X.; Gu of Advanced Materials 2013, 5, 469-474. 5. He, Q.; Yuan, T.; Zhang, X.; Luo, Z.; Haldolaarachchige, N.; Sun, L

  20. Forgery attack to Kang-Tang digital signature scheme

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    Fang, Jie; Guo, Yongning; Liu, Chenglian

    2014-10-01

    In 2006, Kang and Tang proposed a digital signature scheme without hash functions and message redundancy. They claimed their scheme are more efficient in computation and communication for small device. In this paper, we will point out an new attack to certain the Kang-Tang scheme is insecure.

  1. Tool Measures Depths of Defects on a Case Tang Joint

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    Ream, M. Bryan; Montgomery, Ronald B.; Mecham, Brent A.; Keirstead, Bums W.

    2005-01-01

    A special-purpose tool has been developed for measuring the depths of defects on an O-ring seal surface. The surface lies in a specially shaped ringlike fitting, called a capture feature tang, located on an end of a cylindrical segment of a case that contains a solid-fuel booster rocket motor for launching a space shuttle. The capture feature tang is a part of a tang-and-clevis, O-ring joint between the case segment and a similar, adjacent cylindrical case segment. When the segments are joined, the tang makes an interference fit with the clevis and squeezes the O-ring at the side of the gap.

  2. Investigating landscape pattern and its dynamics in Daqing, China J. TANG{, L. WANG*{ and S. ZHANG{

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    Wang, Le

    is to conduct change detection in the pixel-by-pixel manner before or after the classification is performed has undergone a significant change in 1990­2000 as a result of the rapid urbanization process. Based on the derived indices, a general trend of landscape change was revealed: wetland was degraded

  3. Scalable Learning of Collective Behavior Lei Tang, Xufei Wang, and Huan Liu

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    Liu, Huan

    behavioral patterns of users in social media for applications like social advertising and recommendation of data generated by social media like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube present opportunities behavior in social media. In particular, given information about some individuals, how can we infer

  4. Research Statement Jiannan Wang

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    California at Irvine, University of

    Research Statement Jiannan Wang With the increasing amount of available data, turning raw data data cleaning (3) Approximate Query Processing [19,20]: Efficiently assessing and correcting errors the theory to guide the development of the systems, and finally validate the theory using the developed

  5. MODELING FASHION , Gang Wang

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    Tan, Chew Lim

    MODELING FASHION Qi Chen , Gang Wang , Chew Lim Tan Department of Computer Science, National}@comp.nus.edu.sg, wanggang@ntu.edu.sg ABSTRACT We propose a method to try to model fashionable dress- es in this paper. We clustering approach. A fashionable dress is expected to con- tain certain visual patterns which make

  6. Global Monsoon across timescales Pinxian Wang Bin Wang Thorsten Kiefer

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    Wang, Bin

    EDITORIAL Global Monsoon across timescales Pinxian Wang · Bin Wang · Thorsten Kiefer Published online: 28 July 2012 Ó Springer-Verlag 2012 Scientific focus on monsoons can be traced back nearly 350 years. However, only recently have monsoons been analyzed as a global system. Traditionally

  7. On Key Authentic Degree of Cryptosystem WANG Yong WANG Huangdeng

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    1 / 6 On Key Authentic Degree of Cryptosystem WANG Yong WANG Huangdeng (School of ComputerAgainst such attacks as rubber-hose attack, key authentic degree of cryptosystem is expatiated in detail, and the important significance of key authentic degree of cryptosystem is pointed out. And the key authentic degrees

  8. Wei-Norman equations for classical groups

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    Charzy?ski, Szymon; Ku?, Marek

    2015-08-01

    We show that the nonlinear autonomous Wei-Norman equations, expressing the solution of a linear system of non-autonomous equations on a Lie algebra, can be reduced to the hierarchy of matrix Riccati equations in the case of all classical simple Lie algebras. The result generalizes our previous one concerning the complex Lie algebra of the special linear group. We show that it cannot be extended to all simple Lie algebras, in particular to the exceptional G2 algebra.

  9. Finding Email Correspondents in Online Social Guanting Tang

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    Pei, Jian

    multiple messaging channels, including SMS, chat, email, and messages. Users can send and receive messagesFinding Email Correspondents in Online Social Networks Yi Cui Jian Pei Guanting Tang Wo-Shun Luk at a first glance, is challenging. Most of the existing online social networking sites recommend possible

  10. Optimizing Google's Warehouse Scale Computers: The NUMA Experience Lingjia Tang

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    Cortes, Corinna

    Optimizing Google's Warehouse Scale Computers: The NUMA Experience Lingjia Tang , Jason Mars , Xiao to the complexity and the massive scale of mod- ern warehouse scale computers (WSCs), it is challenging to quantify demand on the class of dat- acenters recently coined as "warehouse scale computers" (WSCs) [12] rises

  11. SLN: 78249, 74057 Instructor: Wenbo Tang Office: PSA837

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    Tang, Wenbo

    .Tang@asu.edu Text: Calculus: Essential Calculus by James Stewart (ISBN: 9780495014287) Prerequisites: MAT 265 or MAT by James Stewart, Thomson (Brooks/Cole) Calculators: A graphing calculator (e.g. TI83 or Casio CFX-9850GB 270 (Calculus I) with a grade C or better. Textbook: Essential Calculus , Early Transcendentals

  12. CURRICULUM VITAE Yin Tang CV Pages 1/2

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    Central Florida, University of

    (Salix caroliniana): Environmental effects and cost-efficient management. Postgraduate Research Assistant., Zhang, X., Ge, Q., and Tang, Y., 2013. Spatiotemporal analysis of ground-based woody plant leafing the non-point source pollution load of the typical small watershed in Miyun area. Journal of Irrigation

  13. Power Analysis Attacks against FPGA Implementations Shaohua Tang1

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Power Analysis Attacks against FPGA Implementations of KLEIN Shaohua Tang1 , Jianhao Wu1 , Weijian not consider the potential attacks by power analysis methods. This paper presents power analysis attacks and complexity of our attacks via power analysis against KLEIN are discussed in detail. Besides

  14. Slowing Down Internet Worms Shigang Chen Yong Tang

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    Chen, Shigang

    Slowing Down Internet Worms Shigang Chen Yong Tang Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 {sgchen, yt1}@cise.ufl.edu Abstract An Internet worm the Internet. It is conceivable that the cyber-terrorists may use a wide-spread worm to cause major disruption

  15. Mining Social Media with Social Theories: A Survey Jiliang Tang

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    Liu, Huan

    Mining Social Media with Social Theories: A Survey Jiliang Tang Computer Science & Eng Arizona.Liu@asu.edu ABSTRACT The increasing popularity of social media encourages more and more users to participate in various online activities and produces data in an unprecedented rate. Social me- dia data is big, linked, noisy

  16. LUNG CANCER AND INDOOR AIR POLLUTION IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

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    Xuan Wei County, China has an unusually high lung cancer mortality rate that cannot be attributed to tobacco use or occupational exposure. Most Xuan Wei residents, especially women, are exposed domestically to smoke from unvented, open pit coal/wood fires used for cooking and hea...

  17. Web-Based Interactive Visualization of Data Cubes Xusheng Wang Ping Chen Wei Ding

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    Ding, Wei

    relationships becomes a challenging work in the data cube technique. Information visualization with computer and the relationships among the data components in the data cube presents another challenging work. Visualization discover the complicated relationships among the data components. Data visualization plays an important

  18. A Framework Towards Efficient and Effective Protein Wei Wang 1 , Jiong Yang 2

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    Wang, Wei

    based on function, structure, and homology. Despite the differences in model definition and/or algorithm to a better understanding of the nature. Most research on clustering focused on numerical domains and assumed. This is in part because (1) each protein sequence is composed of symbols (i.e., amino acids) of non

  19. TAR: Temporal Association Rules on Evolving Numerical Attributes Wei Wang, Jiong Yang

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    Wang, Wei

    @cs.ucla.edu Abstract Data mining has been an area of increasing interests dur­ ing recent years. The association rule mechanism to prune the search space. An efficient algorithm is devised for mining temporal association rules at mining temporal association rules which capture the correlation among (numerical) at­ tribute evolutions

  20. Wei Wang, Suparna De, Gilbert Cassar, Klaus Moessner Knowledge Representation in the Internet of Things: Semantic

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    Wei, Wang

    for interoperating among different systems and applications in the Internet of Things (IoT). However, current work through an IoT service discovery method. Key words: Internet of Things, Knowledge Representation, Ontology of them being connected to the Internet. The IoT will have the intercon- nection of the objects or things

  1. On Demand Phenotype Ranking through Subspace Clustering Xiang Zhang, Wei Wang

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    Wang, Wei

    the phenotypes of a new individual from its genetic information [1, 10, 5, 2]. Traditional classification methods a large number of genetic and phenotypic attributes for a large collection of samples. Computational methods are in need to analyze these data for discovering genotype-phenotype associations and inferring

  2. C. Tang et al. A SemiSupervised Learning Method for Coherent Pattern Detection from

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    Krovi, Venkat

    gene level responses and can provide insight into the mechanisms of diseases and therapies. MicroarrayC. Tang et al. A Semi­Supervised Learning Method for Coherent Pattern Detection from Gene­Sample­Time Series Datasets Chun Tang 1#3; , Murali Ramanathan 2 , Daxin Jiang 1 and Aidong Zhang 1 1 Department

  3. Topological Quantum Computation Zhenghan Wang

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    Rowell, Eric C.

    Topological Quantum Computation Zhenghan Wang Microsoft Station Q & UC Sana Barbara Texas, March 26, 2015 #12;Classical Physics Turing Model Quantum Mechanics Quantum Computing Quantum Field Theory ??? String Theory ?????? Quantum field computing is the same as quantum computing. True for TQFTs (Freedman

  4. The full-scale process and design changes for elimination of insulation edge separations and voids in tang flap area

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    Danforth, Richard A.

    1991-01-01

    Qualification of the full-scale process and design changes for elimination of redesigned solid rocket motor tang nitrile butadiene rubber insulation edge separations and voids was performed from 24 March to 3 December 1990. The objectives of this test were: to qualify design and process changes on flight hardware using a tie ply between the redesigned solid rocket motor steel case and the nitrile butadiene rubber insulation over the tang capture features; to qualify the use of methyl ethyl ketone in the tang flap region to reduce voids; and to determine if holes in the separator film reduce voids in the tang flap region. The tie ply is intended to aid insulation flow during the insulation cure process, and thus reduce or eliminate edge unbonds. Methyl ethyl ketone is intended to reduce voids in the tang flap area by providing better tacking characteristics. The perforated film was intended to provide possible vertical breathe paths to reduce voids in the tang area. Tang tie ply testing consisted of 270 deg of the tang circumference using a new layup method and 90 deg of the tang circumference using the current layup methods. Tie ply process success was defined as a reduction of insulation unbonds. Lack of any insulation edge unbonds on the tang area where the new process was used, and the presence of 17 unbonds with the current process, proves the test to be a success. Successful completion of this test has qualified the new processes.

  5. Orszag Tang vortex-Kinetic study of a turbulent plasma

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Parashar, T. N.; Servidio, S.; Shay, M. A.; Matthaeus, W. H.; Cassak, P. A.

    2010-03-01

    Kinetic evolution of the Orszag-Tang vortex is studied using collisionless hybrid simulations based on particle in cell ions and fluid electrons. In magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) this configuration leads rapidly to broadband turbulence. An earlier study [1] estimated the dissipation in the system. A comparison of MHD & hybrid simulations showed similar behavior at large scales but substantial differences at small scales. The hybrid magnetic energy spectrum shows a break at the scale where Hall term in the Ohm's law becomes important. The protons heat perpendicularly and most of the energy is dissipated through magnetic interactions. Here, the space time structure of the system is studied using frequency-wavenumber (k-?) decomposition. No clear resonances appear, ruling out the cyclotron resonances as a likely candidate for the perpendicular heating. The only distinguishable wave modes present, which constitute a small percentage of total energy, are magnetosonic modes.

  6. Beyond Tang: The Hidden Benefits of the Space Program

    SciTech Connect

    Barlow, Nadine

    2005-05-25

    Most people are familiar with the advertisement touting Tang as the orange drink that the astronauts took to the Moon. However, many other products have resulted from the space program, as well as discoveries with applications to everyday life. NASA highlights these products and information in an annual publication entitled 'Spinoffs'. Bar coding, medical imaging, suits worn by fire-fighters, smoke detectors, and thermal gloves and boots are all examples of products resulting from technologies developed in support of the space program. Detection of the 750K surface temperature of Venus in the 1960's led to the realization that the greenhouse effect (or 'global warming') is a real physical manifestation and resulted in concerns about our own terrestrial environment. Debate about the possibility of underground life on Mars spurred investigations which found organisms living inside rocks on the Earth. These spinoffs and more will be discussed.

  7. The Pochoir Stencil Compiler Yuan Tang Rezaul Chowdhury Bradley C. Kuszmaul

    E-print Network

    Chowdhury, Rezaul A.

    The Pochoir Stencil Compiler Yuan Tang Rezaul Chowdhury Bradley C. Kuszmaul Chi-Keung Luk Charles E CSAIL. Rezaul Chowdhury is Research Scientist at Boston University and Research Affiliate at MIT CSAIL

  8. The Pochoir Stencil Compiler Yuan Tang Rezaul Chowdhury Bradley C. Kuszmaul

    E-print Network

    Chowdhury, Rezaul A.

    The Pochoir Stencil Compiler Yuan Tang Rezaul Chowdhury Bradley C. Kuszmaul Chi­Keung Luk Charles E CSAIL. Rezaul Chowdhury is Research Scientist at Boston University and Research Affiliate at MIT CSAIL

  9. Measuring Opinion Relevance in Latent Topic Space Wei Cheng, Xiaochuan Ni, Jian-Tao Sun, Xiaoming Jin, Hye-Chung Kum, Xiang Zhang, Wei Wang

    E-print Network

    Wang, Wei

    query and opinion-carrying words. These approaches may cause two problems: 1) opinions in the returned.0 applications, users are involved in many online activities and are contributing various kinds of data to the Web, for example, user opinion data. It is common practice for people to write reviews on shopping

  10. Numerical Study of Flexible Flapping Wing Propulsion and Mingjun Wei

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    Wei, Mingjun

    THE fact that birds and insects use flapping wings to generate lift and thrust has inspired the earliestNumerical Study of Flexible Flapping Wing Propulsion Tao Yang and Mingjun Wei New Mexico State highly flexible flapping wings interacting with fluid flows. Here, the fluid motion, solid motion

  11. Defining Strong Privacy for RFID and Stephen A. Weis2

    E-print Network

    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    April 2006 Abstract. In this work, we consider privacy in Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) systems Introduction Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) systems offer improved efficiency in inventory controlDefining Strong Privacy for RFID Ari Juels1 and Stephen A. Weis2 1 RSA Laboratories, Bedford, MA

  12. Star-extremal Circulant Graphs Ko-Wei Lih

    E-print Network

    Zhu, Xuding

    Star-extremal Circulant Graphs Ko-Wei Lih #3; Institute of Mathematics Academia Sinica Nankang Email: zhu@math.nsysu.edu.tw July 22, 1998 (Revised: March 30, 1999) Abstract A graph is called star-extremal if its fractional chromatic number is equal to its circular chromatic number (also known as the star

  13. Page 1 of 2 Wei Zhang, Ph. D.

    E-print Network

    Chandy, John A.

    Page 1 of 2 Wei Zhang, Ph. D. Assistant Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering University and Book Chapters 1. Zhang, W., Cai, C. S. (2012). "Fatigue Performance and Life-Cycle Prediction Publishing (May 31, 2012) 2. Cai, C. S., Zhang, W., and Montens, S. (2013). "Wind Effects on Long

  14. Laser direct synthesis of graphene on quartz Dapeng Wei a

    E-print Network

    Xu, Xianfan

    Laser direct synthesis of graphene on quartz Dapeng Wei a , James I. Mitchell a , Chookiat layer graphene on quartz substrates without using any metal catalyst. In our approach, a photoresist S-1805 (from Shipley Comp.) film coated on quartz wafers was heated, and then decomposed, by irradiation

  15. Modeling Hair from Multiple Views Yichen Wei1

    E-print Network

    Quan, Long

    Modeling Hair from Multiple Views Yichen Wei1 Eyal Ofek2 Long Quan1 Heung-Yeung Shum2 1 The Hong; the recovered hair rendered with the recovered diffuse color; a fraction of the longest recovered hair fibers rendered with the recovered diffuse color to show the hair threads; the recovered hair rendered

  16. Motivating Rehabilitation by Distorting Reality* James Patton, Yejun Wei, & Chris

    E-print Network

    Kenyon, Robert V.

    Motivating Rehabilitation by Distorting Reality* James Patton, Yejun Wei, & Chris Scharver Robert V, and human-machine interactions. Most importantly these devices have shown how humans adapt under altered that the structure and function of the brain can be altered continuously in response to sensory stimulation

  17. Silicon Photonic Crystal Waveguide Modulators , Wei Jiang2

    E-print Network

    Chen, Ray

    Silicon Photonic Crystal Waveguide Modulators Lanlan Gu1 , Wei Jiang2 , Xiaonan Chen1 , Ray T. Chen@ece.utexas.edu Abstract Ultra-compact silicon-photonic-crystal-waveguide-based thermo-optic and electro-optical Mach behind the development of silicon photonics is the monolithic integration of optics and microelectronics

  18. A Chinese Dependency Syntax for Treebanking Haitao Liu, Wei Huang

    E-print Network

    A Chinese Dependency Syntax for Treebanking Haitao Liu, Wei Huang Department of Applied Linguistics. This paper presents a Chinese dependency syntax for treebanking. The syntax contains 13 word classes and 34 of computational and general linguistic research. Some experiments show that the treebank based on the proposed

  19. Beijing Besieged by Garbage Wang Jiuliang

    E-print Network

    Columbia University

    garbage had never even crossed my mind. I started to follow the garbage collection trucks that came to our and followed suspicious-looking garbage trucks. This is how I found the first few garbage dump sites. IBeijing Besieged by Garbage Wang Jiuliang Photo: Wang Jing In the summer of 2008, I returned to my

  20. Nested Epistemic Logic Programs Kewen Wang1

    E-print Network

    Wang, Kewen

    Nested Epistemic Logic Programs Kewen Wang1 and Yan Zhang2 1 Griffith University, Australia k.wang@griffith.edu.au 2 University of Western Sydney yan@cit.uws.edu.au Abstract. Nested logic programs and epistemic-logic, and then propose a more general extension of logic programs called nested epistemic logic programs. The semantics

  1. WiBEST: A Hybrid Personal Indoor Positioning Wei-Ya Hu, Jia-Liang Lu, Sheng Jiang, Wei Shu, Min-You Wu

    E-print Network

    WiBEST: A Hybrid Personal Indoor Positioning System Wei-Ya Hu, Jia-Liang Lu, Sheng Jiang, Wei Shu to inability to use these systems in indoor environment. Indoor positioning system (IPS) have been designed, for personal indoor positioning. WiBEST is built with portable on-body sensor nodes and assisted sensor nodes

  2. CORRIGENDUM: Prospects for a new boson W+/-1 in the minimal Higgsless model at the LHC Prospects for a new boson W+/-1 in the minimal Higgsless model at the LHC

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Chen, Ming-Shui; Bian, Jian-Guo; Chen, Guo-Ming; He, Hong-Jian; Jiang, Chun-Hua; Li, Zu-Hao; Liang, Song; Meng, Xiang-Wei; Qi, Yong-Hui; Tang, Zhi-Cheng; Tao, Jun-Quan; Wang, Zheng; Wang, Jian; Wang, Jian; Wang, Xian-You; Wang, Jian-Xiong; Xiao, Hong; Yang, Min; Zang, Jing-Jing; Zhang, Bin; Zhang, Zhen; Zhang, Zhen-Xia

    2009-12-01

    The author list originally given in the above article (Ming-Shui Chen, Jian-Guo Bian, Guo-Ming Chen, Hong-Jian He, Chun-Hua Jiang, Zu-Hao Li, Song Liang, Xiang-Wei Meng, Yong-Hui Qi, Zhi-Cheng Tang, Jun-Quan Tao, Zheng Wang, Jian Wang, Jian Wang, Xian-You Wang, Jian-Xiong Wang, Hong Xiao, Min Yang, Jing-Jing Zang, Bin Zhang, Zhen Zhang and Zhen- Xia Zhang) is incorrect. The correct author list is: Ming-Shui Chen, Jian-Guo Bian, Guo-Ming Chen, Chun-Hua Jiang, Zu-Hao Li, Song Liang, Xiang-Wei Meng, Zhi-Cheng Tang, Jun-Quan Tao, Zheng Wang, Jian Wang, Jian Wang, Xian-You Wang, Jian-Xiong Wang, Hong Xiao, Min Yang, Jing-Jing Zang, Bin Zhang, Zhen Zhang and Zhen-Xia Zhang. Hong-Jian He and Yong-Hui Qi did not take part in the writing of this text and do not bear any responsibility for its contents. Also, reference [4] in the paper should be corrected to: [4] Hong-Jian He et al 2008 Phys. Rev. D 78 031701(R)

  3. Wang-Landau Without Binning

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Brown, G.; Nicholson, D.; Odbadrakh, Kh.; Eisenbach, M.; Rusanu, A.

    2012-02-01

    Results are presented for Wang-Landau calculations on a Heisenberg model of BCC Fe that describe the density of states as function defined for all accessible energies instead of a function tabulated at discrete values of the energy. The density of states function described here is an analytic result valid near the ground state supplemented by a polynomial expansion. The probability density of Wang-Landau random walkers is sampled for a fixed density of states, and that probability density can be used to improve the estimated density of states. Methods for evaluating the convergence of the density of states are discussed along with the diffusion behavior of the random walkers. This work was performed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725, and sponsored by the Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program (ORNL), by the Mathematical, Information, and Computational Sciences Division; Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (US DOE), and by the Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering; Office of Basic Energy Sciences (US DOE). Computer resources provided by Florida State University.

  4. January, 2010 Lian-Ping Wang page 1

    E-print Network

    Wang, Lian-Ping

    January, 2010 Lian-Ping Wang page 1 Lian-Ping Wang, Ph.D. Professor Department of Mechanical;January, 2010 Lian-Ping Wang page 2 The Delaware Environmental Institute, University of Delaware 2007 Systems, Dresden, Germany 2008 #12;January, 2010 Lian-Ping Wang page 3 Dynamics of Inertial Particles

  5. Structural behavior of the space shuttle SRM Tang-Clevis joint

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Greene, W. H.; Knight, N. F., Jr.; Stockwell, A. E.

    1986-01-01

    The space shuttle Challenger accident investigation focused on the failure of a tang-clevis joint on the right solid rocket motor. The existence of relative motion between the inner arm of the clevis and the O-ring sealing surface on the tang has been identified as a potential contributor to this failure. This motion can cause the O-rings to become unseated and therefore lose their sealing capability. Finite element structural analyses have been performed to predict both deflections and stresses in the joint under the primary, pressure loading condition. These analyses have demonstrated the difficulty of accurately predicting the structural behavior of the tang-clevis joint. Stresses in the vicinity of the connecting pins, obtained from elastic analyses, considerably exceed the material yield allowables indicating that inelastic analyses are probably necessary. Two modifications have been proposed to control the relative motion between the inner clevis arm and the tang at the O-ring sealing surface. One modification, referred to as the capture feature, uses additional material on the inside of the tang to restrict motion of the inner clevis arm. The other modification uses external stiffening rings above and below the joint to control the local bending in the shell near the joint. Both of these modifications are shown to be effective in controlling the relative motion in the joint.

  6. Wei-Norman equations for classical groups via cominuscule induction

    E-print Network

    J. Gutt; S. Charzy?ski; M. Ku?

    2015-12-23

    We show how to reduce the nonlinear Wei-Norman equations, expressing the solution of a linear system of non-autonomous equations on a Lie algebra, to a hierarchy of matrix Riccati equations using the cominuscule induction. The construction works for all reductive Lie algebras with no simple factors of type G2, F4 or E8. A corresponding hierarchy of nonlinear, albeit no longer Riccati equations, is given for these exceptional cases.

  7. Co-analysis of RAS Log and Job Log on Blue Gene/P Ziming Zheng, Li Yu, Wei Tang, Zhiling Lan

    E-print Network

    Lan, Zhiling

    for petascale systems. Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) logs have been commonly used that a system administrator can use to understand failures. Thus, RAS logs have received con- siderable management in large- scale systems. Nevertheless, RAS logs typically contain only limited information about

  8. A Continuous-Time Model of Topic Co-occurrence Trends Wei Li, Xuerui Wang and Andrew McCallum

    E-print Network

    McCallum, Andrew

    Callum Department of Computer Science University of Massachusetts 140 Governors Drive Amherst, MA 01003 accuracies for event ex- traction. Furthermore, they require significant amount of la- beled training data

  9. Detecting Human Actions in Surveillance Videos Ming Yang, Shuiwang Ji, Wei Xu, Jinjun Wang, Fengjun Lv, Kai Yu, Yihong Gong

    E-print Network

    Ji, Shuiwang

    and tracking to avoid the costly brute force search and evaluates the candi- date space-time cubes by combining (TRECVid) [14] has made the largest effort to bridge the re- search efforts and the challenges in real

  10. A Hybrid Semantic Matchmaker for IoT Services Gilbert Cassar, Payam Barnaghi, Wei Wang, Klaus Moessner

    E-print Network

    Wei, Wang

    and service oriented computing paradigm in Internet of Things research has recently received significant recommendation, composition, and provisioning in Internet of Things. However, scalability of the current de- vices and resources is one of the main promises of the Internet of Things (IoT) [1]. Service

  11. A Framework for Regional Association Rule Mining in Spatial Datasets Wei Ding, Christoph F. Eick, Jing Wang

    E-print Network

    Ding, Wei

    is evaluated in a real-world case study that identifies spatial risk patterns from arsenic in the Texas water that identifies spatial risk patterns from arsenic in Texas water supply. This paper is organized as follows explosion of geographically referenced data calls for efficient discovery of spatial knowledge. One

  12. Human Motion Estimation from a Reduced Marker Set Guodong Liu Jingdan Zhang Wei Wang Leonard McMillan

    E-print Network

    Wang, Wei

    been widely used to animate computer graphics figures in motion pictures and in video games. However subjects. Categories and Subject Descriptors (according to ACM CCS): I.3.7 [Computer Graphics]: Three-dimensional Graphics and Realism Animation; I.2.10 [Vision and Scene Understanding]: Motion. Keywords: motion capture

  13. AN ABSTRACT OF THE DISSERTATION OF Wei Zhang for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer

    E-print Network

    #12;AN ABSTRACT OF THE DISSERTATION OF Wei Zhang for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy fashion information retrieval for an enhanced clothes shopping experience. #12;©Copyright by Wei Zhang and Social Object Recognition by Wei Zhang A DISSERTATION submitted to Oregon State University in partial

  14. Wei Yen, Loo G0806785 page 1/1 MW5200 MSC SCIENCE COMMUNICATION PROJECT

    E-print Network

    Aslaksen, Helmer

    Wei Yen, Loo G0806785 page 1/1 MW5200 MSC SCIENCE COMMUNICATION PROJECT Project Report Does the present usage of Web 2.0 Tools aid in the communication of Secondary School Science? Course: MSc (Science Communication) Faculty of Science National University of Singapore Name: Loo Wei Yen Student ID: G0806785

  15. STABLE RANK-2 BUNDLES ON CALABI-YAU MANIFOLDS WEI-PING LI1

    E-print Network

    Qin, Zhenbo

    STABLE RANK-2 BUNDLES ON CALABI-YAU MANIFOLDS WEI-PING LI1 AND ZHENBO QIN2 1. Introduction Recently Partially supported by an NSF grant. 1 #12;2 WEI-PING LI AND ZHENBO QIN bundles with total Chern class c

  16. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF LUNG CANCER IN XUAN WEI, CHINA: CURRENT PROGRESS, ISSUES, AND RESEARCH STRATEGIES (JOURNAL VERSION)

    EPA Science Inventory

    In Xuan Wei, a rural Chinese county of about one million people, females' annual lung cancer mortality is China's highest, and males' is among China's highest. Xuan Wei's very high indoor air pollution levels (sometimes exceeding 20 mg/m3), residentially stable population, relati...

  17. ON p-ADIC WALDSPURGER FORMULA YIFENG LIU, SHOUWU ZHANG, AND WEI ZHANG

    E-print Network

    Poonen, Bjorn

    ON p-ADIC WALDSPURGER FORMULA YIFENG LIU, SHOUWU ZHANG, AND WEI ZHANG Contents 1. Introduction 2 1. 1 #12;2 YIFENG LIU, SHOUWU ZHANG, AND WEI ZHANG 1. Introduction In this article, we study p value of the complex L-function), or Yuan­Zhang­Zhang's general version of Gross­Zagier formula ([YZZ13

  18. ASSESSING INDOOR AIR POLLUTION EXPOSURE AND LUNG CANCER RISK IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

    EPA Science Inventory

    This report presents risk assessment-related aspects of a multidisciplinary study of indoor coal smoke po1lution and lung cancer in Xuan Wei County, Yunnan Province, China. uan Wei presents a unique natural experiment in environmental carcinogenesis because lung cancer mortality ...

  19. Interactive Modeling of Tree Bark Xi Wang, Lifeng Wang, Ligang Liu

    E-print Network

    Liu, Ligang

    Interactive Modeling of Tree Bark Xi Wang, Lifeng Wang, Ligang Liu Shimin Hu, Baining Guo Tsinghua University Microsoft Research Asia #12;Tree Bark in Real World Rich surface geometry Ironbark Fracture Tessellation Furrowed cork Lenticel Stringy bark Complex appearance Determined by the underlying mesostructure

  20. CEO: A Cloud Epistasis cOmputing model in GWAS Zhengkui Wang, Yue Wang

    E-print Network

    Wong, Limsoon

    CEO: A Cloud Epistasis cOmputing model in GWAS Zhengkui Wang, Yue Wang NUS Graduate School the computation offers a promising solution. In this paper, we propose a cloud-based epistasis computing (CEO interactions efficiently. Our CEO model uses the MapReduce framework which can be executed both on user's own

  1. Ensuring Data Storage Security in Cloud Computing Cong Wang, Qian Wang, and Kui Ren

    E-print Network

    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Ensuring Data Storage Security in Cloud Computing Cong Wang, Qian Wang, and Kui Ren Department of ECE Worcester Polytechnic Institute Email: wjlou@ece.wpi.edu Abstract--Cloud Computing has been, where the IT services are under proper physical, logical and personnel controls, Cloud Computing moves

  2. Sagunja-Tang Improves Lipid Related Disease in a Postmenopausal Rat Model and HepG2 Cells

    PubMed Central

    Go, Hiroe; Ryuk, Jin Ah; Lee, Hye Won; Park, In Sil; Kil, Ki-Jung; Park, Sunmin; Kim, Dong il; Ko, Byoung Seob

    2015-01-01

    The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of Sagunja-tang on the lipid related disease in a rat model of menopausal hyperlipidemia and lipid accumulation in methyl-?-cyclodextrin-induced HepG2 cells. In in vivo study using menopausal hyperlipidemia rats, Sagunja-tang reduced retroperitoneal and perirenal fat, serum lipids, atherogenic index, cardiac risk factor, media thickness, and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis score, when compared to menopausal hyperlipidemia control rats. In HepG2 cells, Sagunja-tang significantly decreased the lipid accumulation, total cholesterol levels, and low-density/very-low-density lipoprotein levels. Moreover, Sagunja-tang reversed the methyl-?-cyclodextrin-induced decrease in the protein levels of critical molecule involved in cholesterol synthesis, sterol regulatory element binding protein-2, and low-density lipoprotein receptor and inhibited protein levels of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase as well as activity. Phosphorylation level of AMP-activated protein kinase was stimulated by Sagunja-tang. These results suggest that Sagunja-tang has effect on inhibiting hepatic lipid accumulation through regulation of cholesterol synthesis and AMPK activity in vitro. These observations support the idea that Sagunja-tang is bioavailable both in vivo and in vitro and could be developed as a preventive and therapeutic agent of hyperlipidemia in postmenopausal females. PMID:25977697

  3. Drag on a nanotube in uniform liquid argon flow Wenzhong Tang and Suresh G. Advania

    E-print Network

    Zhigilei, Leonid V.

    Drag on a nanotube in uniform liquid argon flow Wenzhong Tang and Suresh G. Advania Department were calculated based on Lennard-Jones potential. Simulated drag coefficients were compared with i cannot be used to calculate drag on a nanotube. In slow flows, the drag coefficients on a single

  4. Latent Regression Forest: Structured Estimation of 3D Articulated Hand Posture Danhang Tang Hyung Jin Chang

    E-print Network

    Kim, Tae-Kyun

    by a binary Latent Tree Model(LTM); starting from root of the LTM, we minimise the offset to its childrenLatent Regression Forest: Structured Estimation of 3D Articulated Hand Posture Danhang Tang Hyung.tejani06, tk.kim}@imperial.ac.uk Abstract In this paper we present the Latent Regression Forest (LRF

  5. Blind Image Quality Assessment using Semi-supervised Rectifier Networks Huixuan Tang

    E-print Network

    Toronto, University of

    and machine learning to model perceptual image quality. Such methods first extract hand-crafted features fromBlind Image Quality Assessment using Semi-supervised Rectifier Networks Huixuan Tang University human provided quality scores with machine learning to learn a measure. The biggest hurdles

  6. Lagrangian coherent structures and internal wave attractors Wenbo Tang1,a

    E-print Network

    Tang, Wenbo

    Lagrangian coherent structures and internal wave attractors Wenbo Tang1,a and Thomas Peacock2 1 For a nonuniformly stratified layer of fluid, internal gravity waves propagate at varying angles depending, such as multiple submarine ridges, can support internal wave attractors, which can be viewed as Lagrangian coherent

  7. Large orbit neoclassical transport* W. M. Tang, and W. W. Lee

    E-print Network

    Lin, Zhihong

    Large orbit neoclassical transport* Z. Lin, W. M. Tang, and W. W. Lee Princeton Plasma Physics; accepted 16 January 1997 Neoclassical transport in the presence of large ion orbits is investigated neoclassical assumption that the ions orbital excursions are much smaller than the local toroidal minor radius

  8. THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF SEA-SALTAEROSOLS A. C. Tridico and I. N. Tang

    E-print Network

    ,FL Oct. 14-18, 1996 ABSTRACT The thennodynamic properties of mixed salt microdropletsrepresentativeof sea-saltBNL- 63377 [Abstract] THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF SEA-SALTAEROSOLS A. C. Tridico and I. N. Tang, (he hygroscopic properties of aerosolparticles generated from filtered sea-water sampleswere studied

  9. DETECTING HIGHLIGHTS IN SPORTS VIDEOS: CRICKET AS A TEST CASE Hao Tang1,2

    E-print Network

    Cortes, Corinna

    DETECTING HIGHLIGHTS IN SPORTS VIDEOS: CRICKET AS A TEST CASE Hao Tang1,2 , Vivek Kwatra2 , Mehmet In this paper, we propose a novel approach for detecting highlights in sports videos. The videos are temporally of the video. The effectiveness of the proposed represen- tation is demonstrated on cricket video

  10. Lessons Learned: Game Design for Large Public Displays Matthias Finke, Anthony Tang, Rock Leung, Michael Blackstock

    E-print Network

    British Columbia, University of

    Lessons Learned: Game Design for Large Public Displays Matthias Finke, Anthony Tang, Rock Leung to evaluate the game and its impact on the surrounding environment. Our analysis showed that the installation. As technology came to enable dynamically changing information, we began to see large displays show time

  11. 3D SCENE MODELING AND UNDERSTANDING FROM IMAGE SEQUENCES Hao Tang, CUNY Graduate Center

    E-print Network

    Zhu, Zhigang

    3D SCENE MODELING AND UNDERSTANDING FROM IMAGE SEQUENCES Hao Tang, CUNY Graduate Center method for 3D modeling is proposed, which generates a contentbased 3D mosaic (CB3M) representation for long video sequences of 3D, dynamic urban scenes captured by a camera on a mobile platform

  12. Recovery of piece of the aft center segment tang joint of SRB

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1986-01-01

    A 4000 pound, 11' x 20' piece of the aft center segment tang joint of the Shuttle Challenger's right-hand solid rocket booster is off loaded from the Stena Workhorse after its recovery on April 13, 1986. The burned out area is 15' x 28'.

  13. A case study of pigmentation and textural changes associated with needling Yin Tang.

    PubMed

    Cooper, Forrest

    2014-04-01

    In this article, a case is presented in which repeated needling of the Yin Tang point over the course of 6 years was perceived to cause pigmentation and textural changes to the skin. Others have reported changes to pigmentation, but those changes were either shorter lived and associated with strong stimulation, or were associated with implanting a silver needle for several years. PMID:24745869

  14. The alteration of components in the fermented Hwangryunhaedok-tang and its neuroprotective activity

    PubMed Central

    Yang, Hye Jin; Weon, Jin Bae; Lee, Bohyoung; Ma, Choong Je

    2011-01-01

    Background: Hwangryunhaedok-tang is a traditional herbal prescription that has sedative activity, hypotensive and anti-bacterial effects. Objective: In this study, we investigated the alteration of contents of components in Hwangryunhaedok-tang, antioxidant activity and neuroprotective activity by fermentation with Lactobacillus acidophilus KFRI 128. Materials and Methods: Contents of three marker compounds (geniposide, berberine and palmatine) and unknown compounds in the Hwangryunhaedok-tang (HR) and the fermented Hwangryunhaedok-tang (FHR) were measured and compared using the established high-performance liqued chromatograph coupled with a photodiode (HPLC-DAD) method. The antioxidant activity of HR and FHR were determined by DPPH free radical and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) scavenging assay. Also, the neuroprotective activities of HR and FHR against glutamate-induced oxidative stress in a mouse hippocampal cell line (HT22) were evaluated by MTT assay. Results: The contents of geniposide and palmatine were decreased but the content of berberine was increased in the FHR. And the contents of unknown compounds (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) in the HR were altered by fermentation. Electron donating activity (EDA, %) value of FHR was higher than HR for DPPH radical scavenging activity and H2O2 scavenging activity, respectively. In the MTT assay, FHR showed more potent neuroprotective activity than HR by 513.90%. Conclusion: The FHR using microorganism could convert compounds in HR and enhance the antioxidant and neuroprotective activity. PMID:21969791

  15. Evaluation of geogrids for stabilising weak pavement subgrade Xiaochao Tang1

    E-print Network

    Palomino, Angelica M.

    Evaluation of geogrids for stabilising weak pavement subgrade Xiaochao Tang1 , Ghassan R. Chehab to their effectiveness in the stabilisation of pavement subgrade. Geogrid properties, including aperture size, wide-scale interface test results, including direct shear and pull-out, and accelerated pavement testing (APT) results

  16. Focused crawling in depression portal search: A feasibility study Thanh Tin Tang

    E-print Network

    Hawking, David

    Focused crawling in depression portal search: A feasibility study Thanh Tin Tang Department@cs.anu.edu.au Abstract Previous work on domain specific search services in the area of depressive illness has documented could be automatically derived from a DMOZ depression category list, with dramatic saving in effort. We

  17. The E ect of Barriers on The Tidal Range in Yong Ming Tang

    E-print Network

    interest in constructing tidal barrages, either to control the tide or to extract power. CorrespondinglyThe E ect of Barriers on The Tidal Range in Estuaries Yong Ming Tang Abstract Numerical simulations of the shallow water equations are used to study the e ect of topographic barriers on the tidal range

  18. The South Pacific Forestry Development Programme1 Tang HonTat2

    E-print Network

    The South Pacific Forestry Development Programme1 Tang HonTat2 Abstract; Only a few countries in the South Pacific are large enough for industrial forestry to be a key component of the national economy, but forests providebenefitstomanypeople. TheUnitedNationsFA0SouthPacificForestry Development Programmewas

  19. Title Research Projects Project 1 Lecturer Leilei Tang (Fin, Inv & Bank)

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    Judd, Martin

    Assessment Examination Coursework 100% Test Finance Compulsory1 Int. Banking & Fin. Compulsory14 InvestmentTitle Research Projects Project 1 Lecturer Leilei Tang (Fin, Inv & Bank) Javier Husillios (Acc) Tutors Donald Campbell & Martin Kemmitt Project 2 Lecturer Barry Koch (Fin, Inv, Bank & Acc) Project 3

  20. An Implementation of a Hopfield Network Kernel Jos'e N. Amaral, Guang Gao, Xinan Tang

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    Gao, Guang R.

    An Implementation of a Hopfield Network Kernel on EARTH Jos'e N. Amaral, Guang Gao, Xinan Tang Abstract EARTH is a multithreaded program execution and architecture model that hides communication and synchronization latencies through fine­grain multithreading. EARTH provides a simple synchronization mechanism

  1. An Approach for Describing Heterogeneous Web Resources in a Unified Schema Ran Tang and Ying Zou

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    Zou, Ying

    1 An Approach for Describing Heterogeneous Web Resources in a Unified Schema Ran Tang and Ying Zou.zou}@queensu.ca Abstract-- Web resources can be located and accessed through the Internet to provide information and functionalities to users. However, different types of web resources (e.g., Web Services, RESTful services

  2. Midlevel Ventilation's Constraint on Tropical Cyclone Intensity BRIAN TANG AND KERRY EMANUEL

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    Tang, Brian

    Midlevel Ventilation's Constraint on Tropical Cyclone Intensity BRIAN TANG AND KERRY EMANUEL ventilation, or the flux of low-entropy air into the inner core of a tropical cyclone (TC), is a hy to assess how ventilation affects tropical cyclone intensity via two possible pathways: the first through

  3. An integrated thin-film thermo-optic waveguide beam deflector Suning Tang,a)

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    Chen, Ray

    An integrated thin-film thermo-optic waveguide beam deflector Suning Tang,a) Bulang Li, and Xinghua and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78758 Received 6 December 1999; accepted for publication 16 February 2000 We have demonstrated the operation of a thin-film thermo-optical beam deflector

  4. Enhanced password-based key establishment Qiang Tang and Chris J. Mitchell

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Enhanced password-based key establishment protocol Qiang Tang and Chris J. Mitchell Information dictionary attacks. We propose an enhanced password-based authenticated key establishment protocol which used in the LDH protocol, which is secure against offline dictionary attacks. In the enhanced protocol

  5. A Comparative Analysis of Architecture Frameworks Antony Tang Jun Han Pin Chen

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    Han, Jun

    structures of computation. Perry and Wolf [2] distinguished architecture from design by suggesting of architecture states that it is "the fundamental organization of a system, embodied in its componentsA Comparative Analysis of Architecture Frameworks Antony Tang Jun Han Pin Chen School

  6. Noise Brush: Interactive High Quality Image-Noise Separation Chi-Keung Tang

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    Wang, Jue

    Noise Brush: Interactive High Quality Image-Noise Separation Jia Chen Chi-Keung Tang The Hong the user with a set of easy interactive control to achieve high quality image-noise separation shown in (c an interactive approach using joint image- noise filtering for achieving high quality image-noise separation

  7. A Predictability Measure Applied to Seasonal Predictions of the Arctic Oscillation YOUMIN TANG

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    Tang, Youmin

    A Predictability Measure Applied to Seasonal Predictions of the Arctic Oscillation YOUMIN TANG In this study, ensemble seasonal predictions of the Arctic Oscillation (AO) were conducted for 51 winters (1948 internal dynamics. 1. Introduction The Arctic Oscillation (AO) is the dominant mode of monthly mean sea

  8. GyrocenterGauge Kinetic Theory H. Qin, W. M. Tang, and W. W. Lee

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    Gyrocenter­Gauge Kinetic Theory H. Qin, W. M. Tang, and W. W. Lee Princeton Plasma Physics­gauge kinetic theory is developed as an extension of the existing gyrokinetic theories. In essence standardized. Besides the usual gyrokinetic distribution function, the gyrocenter­gauge kinetic theory

  9. The quark induced Mueller-Tang jet impact factor at next-to-leading order

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    Hentschinski, M.; Madrigal Martínez, J. D.; Murdaca, B.; Sabio Vera, A.

    2014-10-01

    We present the NLO corrections for the quark induced forward production of a jet with an associated rapidity gap. We make use of Lipatov's QCD high energy effective action to calculate the real emission contributions to the so-called Mueller-Tang impact factor. We combine them with the previously calculated virtual corrections and verify ultraviolet and collinear finiteness of the final result.

  10. Evolution Cipher against Differential Power Attack Tang ming1,2

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Evolution Cipher against Differential Power Attack Tang ming1,2 , Meng Qinshu2 , Zhang Huanguo1 against DPAs, such as balancing technologies. We propose a novel methodology to implement a secure DPA attacks. Designing principles of evolution cipher is useful for other dynamic cryptographic algorithms. We

  11. Infrared Spectroscopy of H3O : The 1 Fundamental Band Jian Tang and Takeshi Oka

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    Oka, Takeshi

    Infrared Spectroscopy of H3O : The 1 Fundamental Band Jian Tang and Takeshi Oka Department of Chemistry, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, The Enrico Fermi Institute, The University of Chicago, Illinois 60637 E-mail: t-oka@uchicago.edu Received December 24, 1998 The infrared spectrum of H3O

  12. 3 3 Matrix for unitary optical systems S. T. Tang and H. S. Kwok

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    3 Ã 3 Matrix for unitary optical systems S. T. Tang and H. S. Kwok Center for Display Research received February 27, 2001 We introduce a 3 3 matrix for the study of unitary optical systems. This 3 3 matrix is a submatrix of the 4 4 Mueller matrix. The elements of this 3 3 matrix are real, and thus

  13. [Simultaneous determination and quantitation of anthraquinones, lignans and flavonoids in Xiao-Cheng-Qi Tang, Hou-Po-San-Wu Tang and Hou-Po-Da-Huang Tang by HPLC].

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    Chen, Li; Li, Tao; Wang, Yan-li; Dong, Yu; Zhuang, Shuai-xing; Wang, Dun-fang; Yang, Wei-peng

    2015-07-01

    A simple and selective HPLC method for simultaneous determination and quantification of anthraquinones, lignans and flavonoids in Xiao-Cheng-Qi Tang (XCQT), Hou-Po-San-Wu Tang (HPSWT) and Hou-Po-Da-Huang Tang (HPDHT) was developed and validated. An Agilent Zorbax SB-C 18 (4.6 mm x 250 mm, 5 µm) column with the mobile phase of acetonitrile and 0.5% acetic acid aqueous solution in gradient elution mode was used. The flow rate was 1.0 mL · min(-1) at 30 °C, and injection volume was 10 µL. The detection wavelength was set at 254 nm and 294 nm simultaneously for the quantitative analysis. The current HPLC assay was validated for linearity, intra-day and inter-day precisions, accuracy, recovery and stability. The method was applied to the content comparison of the gallic acid, cinnamic acid, sennoside A, sennoside B, rhein, emodin, aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, physcion, magnolol, honokiol, narirutin, naringin, hesperidin, neohesperidin, hesperetin, naringenin and nobiletin in XCQT, HPSWT and HPDHT. The good linear equations of eighteen constituents were obtained within the investigated ranges (r > 0.998). The recovery of the method was 94.28%-99.89% and the precision was less than 5%. The sample was stable within 16 h. There were some differences between the contents of anthraquinones, lignans and flavonoids in analogous formulae about XCQT. XCQT contained the greatest abundance of anthraquinones and flavonoid, HPSWT contained the greatest abundance lignans. In conclusion, the methods are simple, low-cost, precise, accurate and reliable for the determination of eighteen constituents in analogous formulae about XCQT, and these results provide methodological support for its quality control. PMID:26552152

  14. Curriculum Vitae Hailei Wang, Ph.D.

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    for an ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) study using microchannel heat exchangers to reduce plant size-effective and environment-sound alternative grid energy storage solution to pumped hydro, CAES and more expensive batteries1 Curriculum Vitae Hailei Wang, Ph.D. Senior Investigator, Advanced Energy Systems Microproducts

  15. An Introduction of Infinity Harmonic Changyou Wang

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    Wang, Changyou

    An Introduction of Infinity Harmonic Functions Changyou Wang University of Kentucky Lexington, KY on the analysis of infinity harmonic functions, a subject that has received considerable interests very recently characterizations of infinity harmonic functions. He presents the celebrated theorem by R. Jensen [17

  16. Solving structures by NMR Qinghua Wang

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    Hardy, Jeanne

    . Biomol. NMR, 27: 13-39, 2003 #12;If the chemical shift of each proton is known, every off-diagonal peakSolving structures by NMR Qinghua Wang 1232B LGRT 545-3473; qwang@biochem.umass.edu #12;1946 Bloch Fourier transform NMR 1975 Jeener, Ernst 2D NMR 1985 Wüthrich first solution structure of a small protein

  17. Credit-based Network Management Jilong Wang

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    Lui, John C.S.

    ideas from financial management and adapting them to network management. We first focus on a campus, then this becomes a network administrator's nightmare. Some network protocol designers are sensitiveCredit-based Network Management Jilong Wang Tsinghua National Lab. for IS&Tech Network Research

  18. A NEW FOURIER TRANSFORM JONATHAN WANG

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    May, J. Peter

    A NEW FOURIER TRANSFORM JONATHAN WANG Abstract. In order to define a geometric Fourier transform action of Gm, however, Laumon provides a uniform geometric construction of the Fourier transform in any the relation between this new functor and Laumon's homogeneous transform, the Fourier-Deligne transform

  19. Shaoxuan Wang shaoxuan@ece.ucsd.edu

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    California at San Diego, University of

    Shaoxuan Wang shaoxuan@ece.ucsd.edu Sujit Dey dey@ece.ucsd.edu Mobile Systems Design Lab Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of California, San Diego With the evolution of mobile devices and networks, and the growing trend of mobile Internet access, rich multi-player gaming using mobile devices

  20. Structural Nonparametric Cointegrating Regression Qiying Wang

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    Jin, Jiashun

    Structural Nonparametric Cointegrating Regression by Qiying Wang The University of Sydney School Nonparametric estimation of a structural cointegrating regression model is studied. As in the standard linear in nonparametric regression but there is an asymptotic gain in variance reduction. The results provide a convenient

  1. Shoot the Moon Wang Sang Koon

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    Lo, Martin

    1 AAS 00-166 Shoot the Moon Wang Sang Koon , Martin W. Lo* , Jerrold E. Marsden , Shane D. Ross at the Moon which required less V than a standard Hohmann transfer to the Moon. In this paper, we apply the same dynamical systems techniques used to produce the "Petit Grand Tour" of Jovian moons to reproduce

  2. VOLUMETRIC HARMONIC BRAIN MAPPING Yalin Wang1

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    VOLUMETRIC HARMONIC BRAIN MAPPING Yalin Wang1 , Xianfeng Gu2 , Tony F. Chan1 , Paul M. Thompson3 and Brain Research Institute, UCLA School of Medicine 4 Department of Mathematics, Harvard University. In this paper, we apply these two techniques to brain mapping problem. We use a tetrahedral mesh to represent

  3. Insecure "Provable Secure Network Coding" Yongge Wang

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Insecure "Provable Secure Network Coding" Yongge Wang UNC Charlotte, USA yonwang@uncc.edu October 18, 2009 Abstract Network coding allows the routers to mix the received information before forwarding copy-and-forward networks. Several authors have studied secure network coding from both information

  4. Antioxidant and Antiadipogenic Activities of Galkeun-Tang, a Traditional Korean Herbal Formula

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    Kim, Ohn-Soon; Seo, Chang-Seob; Shin, Hyeun-Kyoo

    2014-01-01

    Galkeun-tang (GKT; Galgen-tang in Chinese and Kakkon-to in Japanese), a traditional herbal formula, has been used for treatment of the common cold. Here, we report in vitro antioxidant and antiadipogenic effects of GKT. GKT increased the activities of scavenging 2,2?-azinobis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS) and 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radicals. GKT also significantly reduced the malondialdehyde (MDA) generation during low-density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation and the electrophoretic mobility of oxidized LDL, indicating inhibitory effects of GKT on Cu2+-mediated oxidation of LDL. Regarding antiadipogenic activity, GKT treatment significantly suppressed lipid accumulation, triglyceride production, and glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPDH) activity in differentiated 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Consistent with this, GKT significantly reduced the secretion of leptin, a major adipokine, in differentiated 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Overall, our findings suggest that GKT has the potential for antioxidative and antiadipogenic properties. PMID:25574183

  5. Antioxidant and antiadipogenic activities of galkeun-tang, a traditional korean herbal formula.

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    Jeong, Soo-Jin; Yoo, Sae-Rom; Kim, Ohn-Soon; Seo, Chang-Seob; Shin, Hyeun-Kyoo

    2014-01-01

    Galkeun-tang (GKT; Galgen-tang in Chinese and Kakkon-to in Japanese), a traditional herbal formula, has been used for treatment of the common cold. Here, we report in vitro antioxidant and antiadipogenic effects of GKT. GKT increased the activities of scavenging 2,2'-azinobis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS) and 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radicals. GKT also significantly reduced the malondialdehyde (MDA) generation during low-density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation and the electrophoretic mobility of oxidized LDL, indicating inhibitory effects of GKT on Cu(2+)-mediated oxidation of LDL. Regarding antiadipogenic activity, GKT treatment significantly suppressed lipid accumulation, triglyceride production, and glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPDH) activity in differentiated 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Consistent with this, GKT significantly reduced the secretion of leptin, a major adipokine, in differentiated 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Overall, our findings suggest that GKT has the potential for antioxidative and antiadipogenic properties. PMID:25574183

  6. Memory Bus Encoding for Low Power: A Tutorial1 Wei-Chung Cheng and Massoud Pedram

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    Pedram, Massoud

    Memory Bus Encoding for Low Power: A Tutorial1 Wei-Chung Cheng and Massoud Pedram Department of EE-Systems University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90089 {wccheng, massoud}@sahand.usc.edu 1 This work

  7. Gate Sizing with Controlled Displacement* Wei Chen, Cheng-Ta Hsieh, Massoud Pedram

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    Pedram, Massoud

    Gate Sizing with Controlled Displacement* Wei Chen, Cheng-Ta Hsieh, Massoud Pedram Department, massoud} @zugros.usc.edu Abstract - In this paper, we present an algorithm for gate sizing with controlled

  8. Abiotic formation of elemental selenium and role of iron oxide surfaces Yu-Wei Chen a

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    Belzile, Nelson

    Abiotic formation of elemental selenium and role of iron oxide surfaces Yu-Wei Chen a , Hoang: Elemental selenium Abiotic reduction Surface catalysis Laboratory simulation Lake sediments a b s t r a c

  9. Collaborative Augmented Reality: A Prototype for Industrial Training Xiao Wei Zhong1

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    Alberta, University of

    Collaborative Augmented Reality: A Prototype for Industrial Training Xiao Wei Zhong1 , Pierre of a collaborative industrial teletraining system, based on distributed augmented reality. Augmented reality the training tasks. Keyword: Augmented Reality, Wearable Computing, Computer Supported Collaborative Work

  10. A Meet-in-the-Middle Attack on ARIA Xuehai Tang1

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    A Meet-in-the-Middle Attack on ARIA Xuehai Tang1 , Bing Sun1 , Ruilin Li1 and Chao Li1,2 1@sina.com Abstract. In this paper, we study the meet-in-the-middle attack against block cipher ARIA. We find some new 3-round and 4-round distinguish- ing properties of ARIA. Based on the 3-round distinguishing

  11. The gluon-induced Mueller-Tang jet impact factor at next-to-leading order

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    Hentschinski, M.; Madrigal Martínez, J. D.; Murdaca, B.; Sabio Vera, A.

    2014-12-01

    We complete the computation of the Mueller-Tang jet impact factor at next-to-leading order (NLO) initiated in [1] and presented in [2] by computing the real corrections associated with gluons in the initial state making use of Lipatov's effective action. NLO corrections for this effective vertex are an important ingredient for a reliable description of large rapidity gap phenomenology within the BFKL approach.

  12. Safety assessment of Guibi-tang: Subchronic toxicity study in Crl:CD SD rats.

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    Lee, Mee-Young; Seo, Chang-Seob; Kim, Yong-Bum; Shin, Hyeun-Kyoo

    2015-11-01

    Guibi-tang (Kihi-To in Japanese and Qui-Pi-Tang in Chinese) is a multiherbal traditional Korean medicinal formula used for treatment of amnesia, fatigue, poor memory or forgetfulness, anemia, insomnia, and necrosis. The aim of the present study was to investigate potential safety, if any, of subchronic administration of Guibi-tang aqueous extract (GBT) in laboratory animals. For this study, 0, 1000, 2000, and 5000 mg/kg/day of GBT was administered to Crl:CD Sprague Dawley rats (10/sex/group) for 13 weeks via oral gavage. Administration of the GBT did not result in any mortality, body weight, food consumption, hematology, serum biochemistry, clinical or ophthalmological signs or changes in urinalysis, gross findings, or organ weight. However, histopathology revealed forestomach hyperplasia and duodenum mucosal hyperplasia in rats of both sexes at the highest dose of GBT, 5000 mg/kg/day. Therefore, the no-observed-adverse-effect level in rats was established for GBT at 2000 mg/kg/day under the conditions of this study. PMID:26432010

  13. Suan Zao Ren Tang in Combination with Zhi Zi Chi Tang as a Treatment Protocol for Insomniacs with Anxiety: A Randomized Parallel-Controlled Trial

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    Hu, Lin-lin; Zhang, Xin; Liu, Wen-juan; Li, Mei; Zhang, Yong-hua

    2015-01-01

    Insomnia is a serious worldwide health problem that is often comorbid with anxiety. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of a Chinese formula containing Suan Zao Ren Tang (SZRT) and Zhi Zi Chi Tang (ZZCT; SZR-ZZC) for improving sleep quality and anxiety states with four indices of Polysomnography (PSG), the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI), the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), and the Self Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS). Methods. A randomized, parallel-controlled trial compared SZR-ZZC to lorazepam tablet in insomniacs with anxiety. Patients were randomized to the SZR-ZZC treatment group (n = 60) and the lorazepam tablet treatment group (n = 59). Results. SZR-ZZC significantly improved scores on all four treatment indices. Compared with lorazepam, treatment with SZR-ZZC resulted in a significant reduction in the ISI (P = 0.029), the PSQI (P = 0.017), and wake after sleep onset (WASO; P = 0.008) scores and improved sleep architecture (P = 0.000–0.003) after a 4-week treatment period. Only one subject in the SZR-ZZC group experienced adverse side effects. Conclusion. Treatment with SZR-ZZC for 4 weeks appears to be a relatively safe and effective complementary therapeutic option when aiming to improve sleep quality and anxiety in insomniacs with anxiety. PMID:25793006

  14. Evaluation of the teratogenic effects of three traditional Chinese medicines, Si Jun Zi Tang, Liu Jun Zi Tang and Shenling Baizhu San, during zebrafish pronephros development.

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    Ding, Yu-Ju; Wang, Bo-Cheng; Wen, Chi-Chung; Sun, Chiao-Yin; Lee, Hsun-Hua; Lee, Fei-Peng; Yang, Ling-Ling; Chen, Yau-Hung

    2015-07-01

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the teratogenic effects of three common Chinese medical prescriptions, Si Jun Zi Tang (SJZT), Liu Jun Zi Tang (LJZT) and Shenling Baizhu San (SLBS), during zebrafish pronephros development. We used the transgenic zebrafish line Tg(wt1b:EGFP) to assess the teratogenic effects using 12 different protocols, which comprised combinations of 4 doses (0, 25, 250, 1,250 ng/mL) and 3 exposure methods [methods I, 12-36 hours post fertilization (hpf), II, 24-48 hpf, and III, 24-36 hpf]. As a result, few defects in the kidneys were observed in the embryos exposed to 25 ng/mL of each medical prescription. The percentage of kidney malformation phenotypes increased as the exposure concentrations increased (25 ng/mL, 0-10%; 250 ng/mL, 0-60%; 1,250 ng/mL, 80-100%). Immunohistochemistry for ?6F, which is a basolateral and renal tubular differentiation marker, revealed no obvious defective phenotypes in either SJZT- or LJZT-treated embryos, indicating that these Chinese medical prescriptions had minimal adverse effects on the pronephric duct. However, SLBS-treated embryos displayed a defective phenotype in the pronephric duct. According to these findings, we suggest (1) that the Chinese medical prescriptions induced kidney malformation phenotypes that are dose dependent and (2) that the embryonic zebrafish kidney was more sensitive to SLBS than SJZT and LJZT. PMID:26441476

  15. Evaluation of the teratogenic effects of three traditional Chinese medicines, Si Jun Zi Tang, Liu Jun Zi Tang and Shenling Baizhu San, during zebrafish pronephros development

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    Ding, Yu-Ju; Wang, Bo-Cheng; Wen, Chi-Chung; Sun, Chiao-Yin; Lee, Hsun-Hua; Lee, Fei-Peng; Yang, Ling-Ling; Chen, Yau-Hung

    2015-01-01

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the teratogenic effects of three common Chinese medical prescriptions, Si Jun Zi Tang (SJZT), Liu Jun Zi Tang (LJZT) and Shenling Baizhu San (SLBS), during zebrafish pronephros development. We used the transgenic zebrafish line Tg(wt1b:EGFP) to assess the teratogenic effects using 12 different protocols, which comprised combinations of 4 doses (0, 25, 250, 1,250 ng/mL) and 3 exposure methods [methods I, 12–36 hours post fertilization (hpf), II, 24–48 hpf, and III, 24–36 hpf]. As a result, few defects in the kidneys were observed in the embryos exposed to 25 ng/mL of each medical prescription. The percentage of kidney malformation phenotypes increased as the exposure concentrations increased (25 ng/mL, 0–10%; 250 ng/mL, 0–60%; 1,250 ng/mL, 80–100%). Immunohistochemistry for ?6F, which is a basolateral and renal tubular differentiation marker, revealed no obvious defective phenotypes in either SJZT- or LJZT-treated embryos, indicating that these Chinese medical prescriptions had minimal adverse effects on the pronephric duct. However, SLBS-treated embryos displayed a defective phenotype in the pronephric duct. According to these findings, we suggest (1) that the Chinese medical prescriptions induced kidney malformation phenotypes that are dose dependent and (2) that the embryonic zebrafish kidney was more sensitive to SLBS than SJZT and LJZT. PMID:26441476

  16. High-performance liquid chromatography determination and pharmacokinetics of coumarin compounds after oral administration of Samul-Tang to rats

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    Hwang, Youn-Hwan; Cho, Won-Kyung; Jang, Doorye; Ha, Jeong-Ho; Ma, Jin Yeul

    2014-01-01

    Background: Samul-tang has been traditionally used for the treatment of cardiovascular, gynecologic, cutaneous, and chronic inflammation disorders. Although coumarin compounds do have various pharmacological activities and the same may be present in Samul-tang, however there is little information about it. Objective: A simple and sensitive high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method has been developed for the determination of nodakenin, nodakenetin, decursin, decursinol, and decursinol angelate in rat plasma. To obtain a better understanding for pharmacological properties of Samul-tang, pharmacokinetic study of coumarin compounds was performed after oral administration of Samul-tang in rats. Materials and Methods: Chromatographic separation of the analytes was successfully achieved on a Phenomenex Luna C18 column (4.6 mm×250 mm, 5 ?m) using a mobile phase composed of acetonitrile water with a gradient elution at a flow rate of 1 mL/min. Noncompartmental analysis was performed. Results: Calibration curves for all analytes had good linearity (r2 <0.999) in a wide linear range. The lower limit of quantification (LLOQ) ranged from 0.05 to 0.1 ?g/mL. The variation of intra- and interday assay was less than 15%. Nodakenin, nodakenetin, and decursinol were determined in rat plasma after oral administration of Samul-tang. Conclusion: This developed and validated HPLC method was successfully applied to the pharmacokinetic study of three coumarin compounds in rats, given as a single oral administration of Samul-tang. These pharmacokinetic data of the nodakenin, nodakenetin, and decursinol could offer a new point of view to evaluate the pharmacological effects of Samul-tang. PMID:24696544

  17. Analysis of the elemental composition of Tang Sancai from the four major kilns in China using EDXRF

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    Ma, Bo; Liu, Long; Feng, Song-Lin; Xu, Qing; Feng, Xiang-Qian

    2014-01-01

    Tang Sancai was widely used in the Tang Dynasty, and the study of this pottery provides information about the sociocultural aspects of the Tang people. To understand the characteristics of the different kilns for the production of Tang Sancai, Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) was used to analyze 174 Tang Sancai shards. These specimens were selected from four production centers in the Tang Dynasty, namely, the Huangye Kiln, the Huangbu Kiln, the Xing Kiln and the Liquanfang Kiln. The results demonstrate that the clay bodies from different kilns have varying compositions, and each kiln has a unique elemental fingerprint. Of the 17 elements analyzed, TiO2 and Fe2O3 had distinctly different contents in the samples from the Huangye Kiln and the Huangbu Kiln. For the Xing Kiln and the Huangye Kiln, the characteristic elements are Fe2O3 and MnO. For the Xing Kiln and the Huangbu Kiln, the most dissimilar elements are TiO2, MnO and ZnO. When the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) was employed, the data points for the Huangye Kiln, the Huangbu Kiln and the Xing Kiln fell into distinct areas. For the Liquanfang Kiln, the contents of Al2O3 and Fe2O3 in white-bodied samples are different from those of other colors, which indicates that at least two types of raw materials were used. When compared with the white-bodied samples from the other three kilns, the white-bodied samples from the Liquanfang Kiln were found to have compositions similar to those of the samples from the Huangye Kiln, rather than the Huangbu Kiln, although the latter is much closer geographically than the former. All the obtained data provide valuable scientific criteria for provenance identification for Tang Sancai of unknown origin.

  18. Explicit Polarization Theory Yingjie Wang,2

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    Truhlar, Donald G

    1 Explicit Polarization Theory Yingjie Wang,2 Michael J. M. Mazack,2 Donald G. Truhlar,2 and Jiali theory, we call this approach the explicit polarization (X-Pol) method. Strategies and examples ij ij ij ij ij o tt n n t torsion t o aa angles a a o bb bonds b b R qq RR n V KRRKV 612 22 )]cos(1

  19. UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Emily Ko, Ghazal Haghnegahdar, Hau-wei Chang, Heather Gregory, Lydia Kiu, Tracy Wong

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    Haghnegahdar, Hau-wei Chang, Heather Gregory, Lydia Kiu, Tracy Wong Healthy Food Labeling on UBC Campus Written of a project/report". #12;Healthy Food Labeling on UBC Campus Written Report Group 10: Hau-wei Chang Heather

  20. Implementation of quantum logic gates using polar molecules in pendular states Jing Zhu, Sabre Kais, Qi Wei, Dudley Herschbach, and Bretislav Friedrich

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    Kais, Sabre

    , Qi Wei, Dudley Herschbach, and Bretislav Friedrich Citation: The Journal of Chemical Physics 138 Sabre Kais,1,a) Qi Wei,2 Dudley Herschbach,2 and Bretislav Friedrich3 1 Department of Chemistry, Physics

  1. The Anticancer Properties and Apoptosis-inducing Mechanisms of Cinnamaldehyde and the Herbal Prescription Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang ( Huáng Lián Ji? Dú Tang) in Human Hepatoma Cells.

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    Lin, Liang-Tzung; Wu, Shu-Jing; Lin, Chun-Ching

    2013-10-01

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has long been one of the most important causes of cancer mortality in the world. Many natural products and traditional herbal medicines have been used to treat HCC in Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and China. The present review aims to describe the anticancer properties and apoptotic mechanisms of cinnamaldehyde, the bioactive ingredient isolated from cinnamon trees, and the herbal prescription Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang ( Huáng Lián Ji? Dú Tang; HLJDT) against human hepatoma cells in vitro and in vivo. Implication of their treatment for the development of targeted therapy against HCC is discussed. PMID:24716182

  2. The Anticancer Properties and Apoptosis-inducing Mechanisms of Cinnamaldehyde and the Herbal Prescription Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang (????? Huáng Lián Ji? Dú Tang) in Human Hepatoma Cells

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    Lin, Liang-Tzung; Wu, Shu-Jing; Lin, Chun-Ching

    2013-01-01

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has long been one of the most important causes of cancer mortality in the world. Many natural products and traditional herbal medicines have been used to treat HCC in Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and China. The present review aims to describe the anticancer properties and apoptotic mechanisms of cinnamaldehyde, the bioactive ingredient isolated from cinnamon trees, and the herbal prescription Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang (????? Huáng Lián Ji? Dú Tang; HLJDT) against human hepatoma cells in vitro and in vivo. Implication of their treatment for the development of targeted therapy against HCC is discussed. PMID:24716182

  3. Analysis of temporal and spatial trends of hydro-climatic variables in the Wei River Basin.

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    Zhao, Jing; Huang, Qiang; Chang, Jianxia; Liu, Dengfeng; Huang, Shengzhi; Shi, Xiaoyu

    2015-05-01

    The Wei River is the largest tributary of the Yellow River in China. The relationship between runoff and precipitation in the Wei River Basin has been changed due to the changing climate and increasingly intensified human activities. In this paper, we determine abrupt changes in hydro-climatic variables and identify the main driving factors for the changes in the Wei River Basin. The nature of the changes is analysed based on data collected at twenty-one weather stations and five hydrological stations in the period of 1960-2010. The sequential Mann-Kendall test analysis is used to capture temporal trends and abrupt changes in the five sub-catchments of the Wei River Basin. A non-parametric trend test at the basin scale for annual data shows a decreasing trend of precipitation and runoff over the past fifty-one years. The temperature exhibits an increase trend in the entire period. The potential evaporation was calculated based on the Penman-Monteith equation, presenting an increasing trend of evaporation since 1990. The stations with a significant decreasing trend in annual runoff mainly are located in the west of the Wei River primarily interfered by human activities. Regression analysis indicates that human activity was possibly the main cause of the decline of runoff after 1970. PMID:25619963

  4. 1/f Noise in Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld Models on Narrow Stripes

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    Maslov, S.; Tang, C.; Zhang, Y.

    1999-09-01

    We report our findings of a 1/f power spectrum for the total amount of sand in directed and undirected Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld models confined to narrow stripes and driven locally. The underlying mechanism for the 1/f noise in these systems is an exponentially long configuration memory giving rise to a very broad distribution of time scales. Both models are solved analytically with the help of an operator algebra to explicitly show the appearance of the long configuration memory. {copyright} {ital 1999} {ital The American Physical Society}

  5. Donghong Zhang, Xina Xie, Yequn Chen, Bruce D. Hammock, Wei Kong and Yi Zhu In Vitro and In Vivo

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    Donghong Zhang, Xina Xie, Yequn Chen, Bruce D. Hammock, Wei Kong and Yi Zhu In Vitro and In Vivo can be found online at journalpermissions@lww.com 410-528-8550. E-mail: Fax:Kluwer Health, 351 West D. Hammock, Wei Kong, Yi Zhu Rationale: Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor of atherogenesis

  6. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 3. Elastic Green function

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem Set 3. Elastic Green function Chris Weinberger and Wei Cai c All rights reserved Problem 3.1 (10, and C44 of an anisotropic elastic medium with cubic symmetry. Solution: c=zeros(3,3,3,3); c(1,1,1,1) = c

  7. CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MUTAGENIC FRACTIONS OF PARTICLES FORM INDOOR COAL COMBUSTION: A STUDY OF LUNG CANCER IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

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    In the rural Xuan Wei County, Yunnan Province, women's lung cancer mortality rates are among the highest in China. ost of these women are nonsmokers and studies have shown that lung cancer in Xuan Wei is associated with domestic use of smoky coal under unvented conditions. o inve...

  8. CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF INDOOR AIR OF HOMES FROM COMMUNES IN XUAN WEI, CHINA, WITH HIGH LUNG CANCER MORTALITY RATES

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    The paper discusses the chemical characterization of indoor air of homes from communes in Xuan Wei, China, with a high lung cancer mortality rate. (NOTE: In Xuan Wei, a rural county, the lung cancer mortality rate is among China's highest, especially in women. This mortality rate...

  9. Alian Wang: CV (July 2015) Curriculum Vita of Prof. Alian Wang

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    (Astrobiology Science and Technology for Exploring Planets) project, "life in Atacama". 2011­ 2012, PI, a NASA Development Program) project. #12;Alian Wang: CV (July 2015) 2 2007­2018, PI, a NASA Mars Scout-MoO (Mission-ASTID (Astrobiology Science and Technology Instrument Development) projects, for developing WIR and BUF sensors. 200

  10. -boundary regularity of planar infinity harmonic Changyou Wang

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    Wang, Changyou

    C1 -boundary regularity of planar infinity harmonic functions Changyou Wang and Yifeng Yu Abstract solution u C() of the infinity Laplacian equation (1.1) is C1 (). The interior C1 and C1, -regularity of u(V ) Dv L(V ). Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, cy- wang

  11. The Fault Attack ECDLP Revisited Mingqiang Wang1

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    The Fault Attack ECDLP Revisited Mingqiang Wang1 Xiaoyun Wang1,2 , and Tao Zhan3 1. School: wangmingqiang@sdu.edu.cn Abstract Biehl et al.[2] proposed a fault-based attack on elliptic curve cryptog- raphy. In this paper, we refined the fault attack method. An elliptic curve E is defined over prime field Fp with base

  12. An Integrative Approach to Identifying Biologically Relevant Genes Jiangxin Wang

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    Liu, Huan

    An Integrative Approach to Identifying Biologically Relevant Genes Zheng Zhao Jiangxin Wang {zhaozheng, jiangxin.wang, sssharma, agarwal.nitin, huan.liu, yung.chang}@asu.edu Abstract Gene selection aims at detecting biologically relevant genes to assist biologists' research. The cDNA Microarray data

  13. UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Donna Wang, Mac McNicol, Vincent Tang, David Jacob, Isaiah Kim

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    : Comparison of well-to-wheel efficiencies. Pg. 7 Figure 2: Comparison of well-to-wheel emissions. Pg. 8 Figure Glossary Adapted gear - The natural gear on the vehicle for speed being tested. Inferior gear - One gear lower than the natural gear on the vehicle for the speed being tested in order to induce higher motor

  14. Plasma-Assisted Atomic Layer Deposition of Palladium By Gregory A. Ten Eyck,* Jay J. Senkevich, Fu Tang, Deli Liu, Samuk Pimanpang, Tansel Karaback, Gwo-Ching Wang,

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    Wang, Gwo-Ching

    Full Paper Plasma-Assisted Atomic Layer Deposition of Palladium By Gregory A. Ten Eyck,* Jay J Jezewski, and William A. Lanford A method is presented for the atomic layer deposition (ALD) of palladium, Plasma-assisted 1. Introduction Self-limiting chemistries that result in atomic layer control

  15. Using GP to Evolve Decision Rules for Classification in Financial Data Sets Pu Wang, Edward P.K. Tsang, Thomas Weise, Ke Tang and Xin Yao

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    Fernandez, Thomas

    is a lucrative and complicated application of machine learning. In this paper, we focus on the finding investment to support investors in their decisions. By extracting such features [3], we turn the financial fore- casting

  16. Percolation Degree of Secondary Users in Cognitive Luoyi Fu, Liang Qian, Xiaohua Tian, Huan Tang, Ning Liu, Guanglin Zhang, Xinbing Wang

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    Wang, Xinbing

    neighbors, inducing more communication links between any two of them. Since nodes located near the boundary of the secondary network yields a function of the primary node density. We specify the relationship into three. INTRODUCTION The increasing demand for available communication spec- trum has drawn intense attention in many

  17. A Lightweight Currency-based P2P VoD Incentive Mechanism Chi Wang, Hongbo Wang, Yu Lin

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    Pâris, Jehan-François

    A Lightweight Currency-based P2P VoD Incentive Mechanism Chi Wang, Hongbo Wang, Yu Lin State Key based on virtual currency to improve the performance of the system. If a peer shares a video file which, virtual currency, lightweight I. INTRODUCTION Peer-to-peer (P2P) is very popular in the Internet because

  18. Different impacts of various El Nin~o events on the Indian Ocean Xin Wang Chunzai Wang

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    Different impacts of various El Nin~o events on the Indian Ocean Dipole Xin Wang · Chunzai Wang the influence of the various groups of El Nin~o events on the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD). Similar to canonical El-Pacific region which decreases precipitation in the eastern tropical Indian Ocean and maritime continent and thus

  19. Molding of Three-Dimensional Microstructures of Gels Min D. Tang, Andrew P. Golden, and Joe Tien*

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    Tien, Joe

    Molding of Three-Dimensional Microstructures of Gels Min D. Tang, Andrew P. Golden, and Joe Tien for microfabrication of gels: the use of poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) stamps to mold, release, and stack gels into 3D structures, and the use of surface modification to promote the release or adhesion of molded gels

  20. Microplatforms for Avian Malaria Studies Yu-Hsiang Hsu, Peiran Lu, and William C. Tang*, Senior Member, IEEE

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    Tang, William C

    Microplatforms for Avian Malaria Studies Yu-Hsiang Hsu, Peiran Lu, and William C. Tang*, Senior infected to various degrees by the malaria parasite Plasmodium gallinaceum. The preliminary finding points to the feasibility of using the morphological changes on the surface of the malaria infected avian RBC (mia

  1. Compiling C for the EARTH Multithreaded Architecture Laurie J. Hendren, Xinan Tang, Yingchun Zhu, Guang R. Gao,

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    Hendren, Laurie

    Compiling C for the EARTH Multithreaded Architecture Laurie J. Hendren, Xinan Tang, Yingchun Zhu EARTH­C, our extended C language which contains simple constructs for specifying control parallelism and data locality. Based on EARTH­C, we describe compiler techniques that are used for translating to lower

  2. SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF ELLERMAN BOMBS Y. H. Tang, Z. Xu, M. D. Ding, and P. F. Chen

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    Chen, P. F.

    SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF ELLERMAN BOMBS C. Fang,1 Y. H. Tang, Z. Xu, M. D. Ding, and P. F. Chen, the characteristics of 14 well-observed Ellerman bombs (EBs) have been analyzed. Our results indicate that 9 of the 14: chromosphere 1. INTRODUCTION As is well known, Ellerman bombs (EBs), or moustaches, are small short

  3. X-Masking During Logic BIST and Its Impact on Defect Coverage Yuyi Tang Hans-Joachim Wunderlich

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    Polian, Ilia

    -70569 Stuttgart, Germany {Yuyi.Tang | wu}@informatik.uni-stuttgart.de} Harald Vranken Friedrich Hapke {harald.vranken | friedrich.hapke | michael.wittke}@philips.com Piet Engelke Ilia Polian Bernd Becker is mini- mal. An analysis based on a probabilistic model for resistive short defects indicates

  4. Adsorption-Desorption Kinetics of Atrazine on Vermiculite Using a Stirred-flow Technique. L. TANG* and D. L.

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    Sparks, Donald L.

    Adsorption-Desorption Kinetics of Atrazine on Vermiculite Using a Stirred-flow Technique. L. TANG* and D. L. SPARKS, Univ. of Delaware. The rates of atrazine adsorption-desorption on a Llano-vermiculite were measured using a stirred-low technique. Both adsorption and desorption followed a two

  5. Finite Mixture of ARMA-GARCH Model for Stock Price Prediction Him Tang, Kai-Chun Chiu and Lei Xu

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    Xu, Lei

    Finite Mixture of ARMA-GARCH Model for Stock Price Prediction Him Tang, Kai-Chun Chiu and Lei Xu mixture of autoregres- sive (AR), finite mixture of autoregressive mov- ing average (ARMA) and finite mixture of autore- gressive generalized autoregressive conditional het- eroscedasticity (AR-GARCH) models

  6. A High Speed Quantum Communication Testbed Carl J. Williams, Xiao Tang, Mikko Hiekkero, Julie Rouzaud, Richang Lu, Andreas Goedecke,

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    of experience with quantum cryptographic key exchange in a realistic modern network environmentA High Speed Quantum Communication Testbed Carl J. Williams, Xiao Tang, Mikko Hiekkero, Julie of the NIST Quantum Communication Testbed (QCT) facility. QCT is a facility for exploring quantum

  7. Inferring Data Currency and Consistency for Conflict Resolution Wenfei Fan1 Floris Geerts2 Nan Tang3 Wenyuan Yu1

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    Antwerpen, Universiteit

    Inferring Data Currency and Consistency for Conflict Resolution Wenfei Fan1 Floris Geerts2 Nan Tang resolution, by specifying data currency in terms of partial currency orders and currency constraints currency orders helps us repair inconsistent data, and vice versa. We investigate a number of fundamental

  8. Quartetbased phylogeny reconstruction from gene orders # Tao Liu 1 , Jijun Tang 2 , and Bernard M.E. Moret 1

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    Moret, Bernard

    solving the difficult problems posed by the manipulations of these gene orders [16]. Studies conductedQuartet­based phylogeny reconstruction from gene orders # Tao Liu 1 , Jijun Tang 2 , and Bernard M reconstruction based on gene rearrangements is attract­ ing increasing attention from biologists and computer

  9. Prediction of Influent Flow Rate: Data-Mining Approach Xiupeng Wei1

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    Kusiak, Andrew

    Prediction of Influent Flow Rate: Data-Mining Approach Xiupeng Wei1 ; Andrew Kusiak2 ; and Hosseini by different data-mining algorithms. The multilayer perceptron neural network algorithm has been selected treatment plants; Predictions. Author keywords: Data-mining algorithms; Influent flow rate; Multilayer

  10. Around Montgomery's trick: A taste of a bit hack Marc Moreno Maza (after Wei Pan's notes)

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    Moreno Maza, Marc

    Around Montgomery's trick: A taste of a bit hack Marc Moreno Maza (after Wei Pan's notes of a bit hack #12;Introduction Let a, b, p be number-like objects (integer numbers, univariate polynomials over a field) and such that p {-1, 0, 1}. Around Montgomery's trick: A taste of a bit hack #12

  11. A Customizable Sensate Surface for Music Control Nan-Wei Gong

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    to develop new electronic music controllers with intuitive interfaces and ways to enable people to playA Customizable Sensate Surface for Music Control Nan-Wei Gong MIT Media Lab 75 Amherst Street@media.mit.edu ABSTRACT This paper describes a novel music control sensate surface, which enables integration between any

  12. MusicGrip: A Writing Instrument for Music Control Nan-Wei Gong

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    of MusicGrip, a system that creates electronic music in real time based on the writing and drawing motionMusicGrip: A Writing Instrument for Music Control Nan-Wei Gong MIT Media Laboratory Responsive a real-time writing instrument for music control. The controller, MusicGrip, can capture the subtle

  13. On Constant Power Water-filling Wei Yu and John M. Cioffi

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    Yu, Wei

    On Constant Power Water-filling Wei Yu and John M. Cioffi Electrical Engineering Department derives a rigorous performance bound for the constant-power water-filling algorithm for ISI channels adaptation is the well-known water-filling pro- cedure. In water-filling, more power is allocated to "bet

  14. Study of Cnidarian-Algal Symbiosis in the "Omics" Age , AND VIRGINIA M. WEIS*

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    Study of Cnidarian-Algal Symbiosis in the "Omics" Age ELI MEYER* , AND VIRGINIA M. WEIS* Department it possible to profile gene expression, protein abundance, and protein localiza- tion associated with the symbiotic state. Here we review the history of "omics" studies of cnidarian-algal symbiosis and the current

  15. Voxels on Fire Ye Zhao Xiaoming Wei Zhe Fan Arie Kaufman Hong Qin

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    Qin, Hong

    Voxels on Fire Ye Zhao Xiaoming Wei Zhe Fan Arie Kaufman Hong Qin Center for Visual Computing a method for the animation of fire propagation and the burning consumption of objects represented as volumetric data sets. Our method uses a volumetric fire propagation model based on an enhanced distance field

  16. Help Your Mobile Applications with Fog Mohammed A. Hassan, Mengbai Xiao, Qi Wei and Songqing Chen

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    Chen, Songqing

    Help Your Mobile Applications with Fog Computing Mohammed A. Hassan, Mengbai Xiao, Qi Wei by fog computing to help mobile applications. Preliminary experiments conducted based on implemented prototypes show that fog computing can provide an effective and sometimes better alternative to help mobile

  17. ME346A Introduction to Statistical Mechanics Wei Cai Stanford University Win 2011 Handout 3. Probability

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    Cai, Wei

    such as thermodynamical quantities with experiments. (Isn't this true for all science?) · theoretical estimateME346A Introduction to Statistical Mechanics ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Win 2011 Handout 3 on a finite sample space = {w1, w2, · · · , wN } (3) assigns the same probability p(wi) = 1 N (4) to each

  18. On the (Fast) Algebraic Immunity of Boolean Power DU Yusong1*, WEI Baodian2

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    On the (Fast) Algebraic Immunity of Boolean Power Functions DU Yusong1*, WEI Baodian2 , ZHANG Abstract The (fast) algebraic immunity, including (standard) algebraic immunity and the resistance against functions used in stream ciphers. This paper is on the determination of the (fast) algebraic immunity

  19. A Short Essay on Variational Calculus Keonwook Kang, Chris Weinberger and Wei Cai

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    Cai, Wei

    A Short Essay on Variational Calculus Keonwook Kang, Chris Weinberger and Wei Cai Department of a functional The calculus of variations deals with functionals, which are functions of a function, to put it simply. For example, the calculus of variations can be used to find an unknown function that minimizes

  20. Scattered Black Hole Search in an Oriented Ring using Tokens Stefan Dobrev, Nicola Santoro, Wei SHI

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    Santoro, Nicola

    Scattered Black Hole Search in an Oriented Ring using Tokens Stefan Dobrev, Nicola Santoro§, Wei@site.uottawa.ca {santoro,swei4}@scs.carleton.ca Abstract A black hole is a highly harmful host that disposes of vis- iting the black hole in a asynchronous ring network is known to be solvable by a team of mobile agents if each

  1. Controllable Coherent Population Transfers in Superconducting Qubits for Quantum Computing L. F. Wei,1,2

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    Nori, Franco

    Controllable Coherent Population Transfers in Superconducting Qubits for Quantum Computing L. F. Wei,1,2 J. R. Johansson,3 L. X. Cen,4 S. Ashhab,3,5 and Franco Nori1,3,5 1 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Kawaguchi, Saitama 332-0012, Japan 2 Laboratory of Quantum Opt

  2. Configurable Dynamic Privacy for Pervasive Sensor Networks Nan-Wei Gong

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    Privacy for Pervasive Sensor Networks by Nan-Wei Gong Submitted to the Program in Media Arts and Sciences media content and social communication. With these increased capabilities, serious concerns which create, there currently exists no real data about privacy in pervasive media networks and most studies that have been made

  3. Cooperative Secondary Authorization Recycling Qiang Wei, Matei Ripeanu, and Konstantin Beznosov

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    Cooperative Secondary Authorization Recycling Qiang Wei, Matei Ripeanu, and Konstantin Beznosov- thorization recycling system and its evaluation using simulation and prototype implementation. The results of availability--can reach 70%, even when only 10% of autho- rizations are cached. Depending on the deployment

  4. Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference X. Wei and A. Kusiak

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    Kusiak, Andrew

    -wei@uiowa.edu Abstract Sludge is a byproduct of wastewater processing suitable for biogas production. The biogas, process optimization, data-mining 1. Introduction Sludge is a byproduct in wastewater treatment process for modeling anaerobic digestion of primary sludge in a wastewater treatment plant [8]. The model

  5. Color-Mood Analysis of Films Based on Syntactic and Psychological Models Cheng-Yu Wei

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    Chang, Shih-Fu

    Color-Mood Analysis of Films Based on Syntactic and Psychological Models Cheng-Yu Wei Electrical and browsing. Based on film theories and psychological models, color-mood is an important factor affecting user emotional preferences. We propose a compact set of features for color-mood analysis and subgenre

  6. Statistical shear lag model Unraveling the size effect in hierarchical Xiaoding Wei, Tobin Filleter 1

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    Espinosa, Horacio D.

    have been pro- posed to predict strength distributions for unidirectional fiber-re- inforced compositesStatistical shear lag model ­ Unraveling the size effect in hierarchical composites Xiaoding Wei February 2015 Keywords: Size effect Load transfer Shear lag Defect tolerance Hierarchical composites a b

  7. Low-Power Acoustic Modem for Dense Underwater Sensor Jack Wills, Wei Ye, and John Heidemann

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    Heidemann, John

    and long-term moni- toring. The underwater acoustic channel presents strong chal- lenges to the designLow-Power Acoustic Modem for Dense Underwater Sensor Networks Jack Wills, Wei Ye, and John to revolutionize sensing and data collection. To bring the concept of long-lived, dense sensor networks to the un

  8. AN EFFICIENT PACKETIZATION ALGORITHM FOR JPEG2000 Wei Yu, Jason Fritts

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    Fritts, Jason

    AN EFFICIENT PACKETIZATION ALGORITHM FOR JPEG2000 Wei Yu, Jason Fritts Washington University rate allocation and packetization within JPEG2000 encoding. JPEG2000, the new ISO/ITU-T standard, JPEG. However, the added efficiency of JPEG2000 comes at the cost of increased computational

  9. Advantages of Motion-JPEG2000 in Video Processing Wei Yu Ruibiao Qiu Jason Fritts

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    Fritts, Jason

    Advantages of Motion-JPEG2000 in Video Processing Wei Yu Ruibiao Qiu Jason Fritts Department image coding, JPEG2000, has been shown to provide superior coding eÃ?ciency to the previous standard, JPEG. Because of the superb performance of JPEG2000, it is reasonable to argue that Motion-JPEG2000

  10. AN EFFICIENT PACKETIZATION ALGORITHM FOR JPEG2000 Wei Yu, Jason Fritts

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    Fritts, Jason

    AN EFFICIENT PACKETIZATION ALGORITHM FOR JPEG2000 Wei Yu, Jason Fritts Washington University rate allocation and packetization within JPEG2000 encoding. JPEG2000, the new ISO/ITU­T standard, JPEG. However, the added efficiency of JPEG2000 comes at the cost of increased computational

  11. Abiotic formation of elemental selenium and role of iron oxide surfaces Yu-Wei Chen a

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    Belzile, Nelson

    Abiotic formation of elemental selenium and role of iron oxide surfaces Yu-Wei Chen a , Hoang Received in revised form 24 October 2008 Accepted 27 October 2008 Available online xxxx Keywords: Elemental t The possible abiotic reduction of selenite to form elemental Se was studied under controlled conditions

  12. On the Infinite Horizon Constrained Switched LQR Problem Maximilian Balandat, Wei Zhang, Alessandro Abate

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    Abate, Alessandro

    On the Infinite Horizon Constrained Switched LQR Problem Maximilian Balandat, Wei Zhang, Alessandro Abate Abstract-- This paper studies the Discrete-Time Switched LQR problem over an infinite time horizon subject to poly- hedral constraints on state and control input. The overall constrained, infinite

  13. Anomalous Dislocation Multiplication in FCC Metals Maurice de Koning, Wei Cai, and Vasily V. Bulatov

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    Cai, Wei

    Anomalous Dislocation Multiplication in FCC Metals Maurice de Koning, Wei Cai, and Vasily V deformation through the crystal lattice. In particular, the malleability of metals and alloys is associated between two fixed points. As shown in Fig. 1, when the stress exceeds a critical value, the bowing out

  14. A Walk-Through Programmed Robot for Welding in Shipyards Marcelo H. Ang Jr.*, Wei Lin#

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    Ang Jr.,, Marcelo H.

    1 A Walk-Through Programmed Robot for Welding in Shipyards Marcelo H. Ang Jr.*, Wei Lin# and Ser of Mechanical and Production Engineering National University of Singapore Singapore 119260 mpeangh joined the Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering of the National University of Singapore

  15. Silica-volatile interaction and the geological cause of the Xuan Wei lung cancer epidemic

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    David J. Large; Shona Kelly; Baruch Spiro; Linwei Tian; Longyi Shao; Robert Finkelman; Mingquan Zhang; Chris Somerfield; Steve Plint; Yasmin Ali; Yiping Zhou

    2009-12-01

    Parts of Xuan Wei County, Yunnan Province, China have the highest known lung cancer mortality in nonsmoking women. This high mortality displays a clear spatial relationship to the mines producing coal from the uppermost Permian. Geochemical, petrographic, and grain size analyses were undertaken on a set of coal samples from Xuan Wei. Results demonstrate that the single geochemical property that makes this coal unusual is its high concentration of quartz (13.5 wt %) of which 35-55% occurs as < 10 {mu}m grains. We propose the potential for silica-volatile interaction (PSVI) as a new method for assessing the combined influence of silica and volatile organic matter and use this as a basis for re-evaluating existing ecological data. Published lung cancer mortality values are more strongly correlated with PSVI values for Xuan Wei coal than with volatiles or silica alone and the PSVI values measured are distinct from those of other coals. Finally we propose that the localization of this epidemic to Xuan Wei results from enhanced weathering of the local Emeishan basalts as a consequence of geochemical perturbations at the Permo-Triassic Boundary.

  16. POLYMORPHISMS IN THE DNA NUCLEOTIDE EXCISION REPAIR GENES AND LUNG CANCER RISK IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

    EPA Science Inventory

    The lung cancer mortality rate in Xuan Wei County, China is among the highest in the country and has been etiologically attributed to exposure to indoor smoky coal emissions that contain very high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Nucleotide excision repair (NE...

  17. EFFICIENT MATCHINGS IN AUGMENTED REALITY APPLICATION Wei Guan Suya You Ulrich Neumann

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    Southern California, University of

    EFFICIENT MATCHINGS IN AUGMENTED REALITY APPLICATION Wei Guan Suya You Ulrich Neumann University proposed for performance improvements. Besides, we have developed an outdoor augmented reality system commu- nity as well as in augmented reality area is to conduct image matchings efficiently

  18. Distributed Worm Simulation with a Realistic Internet Model Songjie Wei, Jelena Mirkovic, Martin Swany

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    California at Los Angeles, University of

    Distributed Worm Simulation with a Realistic Internet Model Songjie Wei, Jelena Mirkovic, Martin@cis.udel.edu) Abstract Internet worm spread is a phenomenon involving millions of hosts, who interact in complex at work in its network. Aggressive worms further interact with the underlying Internet topology

  19. Interactive Hair Rendering Under Environment Lighting Zhong Ren Kun Zhou Tengfei Li Wei Hua Baining Guo

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    Zhou, Kun

    Interactive Hair Rendering Under Environment Lighting Zhong Ren Kun Zhou Tengfei Li Wei Hua Baining.2fps reference, 2.1 minutes result, 7.9fps reference, 15.2 minutes Figure 1: Interactive hair rendering under environment lighting with both single and multiple scattering effects. The hair model consists

  20. Pyrolysis approach to the synthesis of gallium nitride nanorods Wei-Qiang Han and Alex Zettla)

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    Zettl, Alex

    Pyrolysis approach to the synthesis of gallium nitride nanorods Wei-Qiang Han and Alex Zettla for publication 26 October 2001 Herein we describe a pyrolysis route to the synthesis of gallium nitride GaN nanorods. GaN nanorods have been grown by the pyrolysis of gallium dimethylamide and ferrocene under

  1. Distributed Computing over Optical Networks Wei Guo, Yaohui Jin, Weiqiang Sun, Weisheng Hu

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    Distributed Computing over Optical Networks Wei Guo, Yaohui Jin, Weiqiang Sun, Weisheng Hu State and challenges of distributed computing over optical network. The Terabits Optical Network Integrated Computing of technology, the infrastructure presents new challenges: · In the infrastructure, the computational resources

  2. Tourists view pandas in the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China. (Credit: Wei

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    4/27/12 1/3 Tourists view pandas in the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China. (Credit: Wei panda preserves, but it isn't an automatic ticket out of poverty for the human habitants, a unique long who both want to see are land of the giant pandas as well as ecological beauty. That wave was abruptly

  3. Vibrio illness in Florida, 19982007 K. E. WEIS1,2

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    Vibrio illness in Florida, 1998­2007 K. E. WEIS1,2 *, R. M. HAMMOND2 , R. HUTCHINSON2 AND C. G. M) SUMMARY This study characterized the current epidemiology of vibrio infections in Florida and examined 834 vibrio infections in 825 individuals (average annual incidence rate 4.8/1 000 000). Common Vibrio

  4. Silicon and polymer nanophotonic devices based on photonic crystals Wei Jianga,b*

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    Chen, Ray

    Silicon and polymer nanophotonic devices based on photonic crystals Wei Jianga,b* , Yongqiang reduced device size and power consumption. Silicon nanophotonics is anticipated to play a pivotal role in the future nano-system integration owing to the maturity of sub-micron silicon complementary metal oxide

  5. LUNG CANCER AND INDOOR EXPOSURE OF UNVENTED COAL AND WOOD COMBUSTION EMISSIONS IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

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    Residents of Xuan Wei County in China have unusually high lung cancer mortality that cannot be attributed to tobacco use or occupational exposure. They are exposed to smoke from unvented, open pit coal or wood fires (often used for cooking and heating). The variation in lung canc...

  6. Visco-Resistive Dissipation in Transient Reconnection Driven by the Orszag-Tang Vortex

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    Armstrong, C. K.; Craig, I. J. D.

    2013-04-01

    Viscous effects are expected to significantly contribute to reconnective energy release mechanisms in solar flares. While simple scaling arguments based on head-on reconnection suggest that viscous dissipation may dominate resistive dissipation, it is not clear whether these findings can be applied in more general merging situations. Here we perform side-by-side planar reconnection simulations driven by the Orszag-Tang vortex, for both classical and Braginskii forms of the viscosity. This formulation has the advantage of providing an autonomous MHD system that develops strong current layers, sustained by large-scale vortical shearing flows. The dissipation rates are shown to follow analytically based scaling laws, which suggest that viscous losses generated from large-scale non-uniform velocity fields are likely to dominate resistive losses in current-sheet reconnection solutions.

  7. Current Understanding on Antihepatocarcinoma Effects of Xiao Chai Hu Tang and Its Constituents

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    Zheng, Ningning; Dai, Jianye; Cao, Huijuan; Sun, Shujun; Fang, Junwei; Li, Qianhua; Su, Shibing; Zhang, Yongyu; Qiu, Mingfeng; Huang, Shuang

    2013-01-01

    Xiao Chai Hu Tang (XCHT), a compound formula originally recorded in an ancient Chinese medical book Shanghanlun, has been used to treat chronic liver diseases for a long period of time in China. Although extensive studies have been demonstrated the efficacy of this formula to treat chronic hepatitis, hepatic fibrosis, and hepatocarcinoma, how it works against these diseases still awaits full understanding. Here, we firstly present an overview arranging from the entire formula to mechanism studies of single herb in XCHT and their active components, from a new perspective of “separation study,” and we tried our best to both detailedly and systematically organize the antihepatocarcinoma effects of it, hoping that the review will facilitate the strive on elucidating how XCHT elicits its antihepatocarcinoma role. PMID:23853661

  8. Numerical simulation of the compressible Orszag-Tang vortex 2. Supersonic flow

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    Picone, J. M.; Dahlburg, Russell B.

    1990-01-01

    The numerical investigation of the Orszag-Tang vortex system in compressible magnetofluids will consider initial conditions with embedded supersonic regions. The simulations have initial average Mach numbers 1.0 and 1.5 and beta 10/3 with Lundquist numbers 50, 100, or 200. The behavior of the system differs significantly from that found previously for the incompressible and subsonic analogs. Shocks form at the downstream boundaries of the embedded supersonic regions outside the central magnetic X-point and produce strong local current sheets which dissipate appreciable magnetic energy. Reconnection at the central X-point, which dominates the incompressible and subsonic systems, peaks later and has a smaller impact as M increases from 0.6 to 1.5. Similarly, correlation between the momentum and magnetic field begins significant growth later than in subsonic and incompressible flows. The shocks bound large compression regions, which dominate the wavenumber spectra of autocorrelations in mass density, velocity, and magnetic field.

  9. Danggui Buxue Tang Inhibits 2,4-Dinitrochlorobenzene: Induced Atopic Dermatitis in Mice

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    Fang, Li-Wen; Cheng, Chao-Chun; Hwang, Tzann-Shun; Huang, Wen-Chung; Liou, Chian-Jiun; Chen, Wen-Chyuan; Wu, Shu-Ju

    2015-01-01

    Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT) is a herbal decoction that has been used in Chinese medicine to enhance qi and blood circulation. Previously, we found that DBT can suppress allergy-related asthma in mice, leading us to hypothesize that DBT might ameliorate allergy disease. In this study, we evaluated whether DBT can attenuate atopic dermatitis (AD) symptoms and have an anti-inflammatory effect on AD-like mice. The dorsal skin of female mice was shaved and sensitized cutaneously (skin smear) with 1-chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzene. Mice were then given various doses of DBT from days 14 to 29 cutaneously. DBT treatment suppressed ear swelling and skin inflammation and decreased mast cell and eosinophil infiltration into skin and ear tissue. DBT also inhibited levels of IgE and Th2-associated cytokine levels in serum. These results demonstrate that cutaneous administration of DBT reduced the development of AD-like skin lesions in mice. PMID:25861366

  10. Finding fault: Earthquakes during the reign of Tang Dezong (785-805)

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    Fortenberry, Kyle S.

    Drawing from trends in environmental and disaster studies, this study examines the meaning of earthquakes within the official histories of China's Tang Dynasty (618-907), specifically those during the reign of Emperor Dezong (r. 785-805), as both historiographic metaphors and incidents of real natural-induced disaster. Earthquakes, like other forms of potentially harmful natural phenomena, demonstrated, the Chinese believed, Heaven's dissatisfaction with a sitting ruler. Over time, ministers and court scholars sought to draw connections between earthquakes and specific forms of behavior in attempts to perhaps prevent future incidents of seismic reproach. And though certain relationships are articulated more clearly in some parts of the histories than others, earthquakes nevertheless demonstrated an ability to engender a great sense of uncertainty and discord within historical memory. Consequently, the reading of the natural world codified in the official histories marked an attempt by the Chinese state to control human behavior for generations to come.

  11. Detecting Re-Projected Video Weihong Wang and Hany Farid

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    Bucci, David J.

    : Digital Forensics, Digital Tampering 1 Introduction Often only hours after their release, major motionDetecting Re-Projected Video Weihong Wang and Hany Farid Department of Computer Science Dartmouth

  12. Autonomous Ultrasonic Indoor Tracking System Junhui Zhao, Yongcai Wang

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    Wang, Yongcai

    Autonomous Ultrasonic Indoor Tracking System Junhui Zhao, Yongcai Wang NEC Labs, Beijing, China {zhaojunhui,wangyongcai}@research.nec.com.cn Abstract This paper proposes the Autonomous Ultrasonic Indoor high accuracy ranging, low cost, safety, and imperceptibility. However, conventional ultrasonic

  13. On Recursion Operators Jan A. Sanders & Jing Ping Wang

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    in the literature to explicitly time-dependent situations. These difficulties 1 J. P. Wang gratefully acknowledges to problems related to nonlocal variables (for details see [OSW00]). We then proceed to lay the foundations

  14. Optical Impedance Transformer for Transparent Conducting Ken Xingze Wang,,

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    Fan, Shanhui

    Optical Impedance Transformer for Transparent Conducting Electrodes Ken Xingze Wang,, Jessica R develop the concept of optical impedance transformation, and use this concept to design nanophotonic conducting electrode, without compromising its electrical performance. KEYWORDS: Optical impedance

  15. Chemical gas-dynamics beyond Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck's kinetics

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    Kolesnichenko, Evgeniy G.; Gorbachev, Yuriy E.

    2014-12-01

    Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck equation does not give possibility to take into account intermolecular processes such as redistribution of the energy among different degrees of freedom. The modification of the generalized Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck equation including such processes is proposed. It allows to study for instance the kinetics of non-radiative transitions. Limitations of this approach are connected with the requirements of absence of polarization of rotational momentum and phases of intermolecular vibrations.

  16. Chemical gas-dynamics beyond Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck's kinetics

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    Kolesnichenko, Evgeniy G.; Gorbachev, Yuriy E.

    2014-12-09

    Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck equation does not give possibility to take into account intermolecular processes such as redistribution of the energy among different degrees of freedom. The modification of the generalized Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck equation including such processes is proposed. It allows to study for instance the kinetics of non-radiative transitions. Limitations of this approach are connected with the requirements of absence of polarization of rotational momentum and phases of intermolecular vibrations.

  17. Massively parallel Wang Landau sampling on multiple GPUs

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    Yin, Junqi; Landau, D. P.

    2012-01-01

    Wang Landau sampling is implemented on the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) with the Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA). Performances on three different GPU cards, including the new generation Fermi architecture card, are compared with that on a Central Processing Unit (CPU). The parameters for massively parallel Wang Landau sampling are tuned in order to achieve fast convergence. For simulations of the water cluster systems, we obtain an average of over 50 times speedup for a given workload.

  18. Dr. Ping Liu's earlier publications 1. Ping Liu, Qingyu Yang, Xu Wang, Aiping Feng, Tao Yang, Rong Yang, Pengyun Wang,

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    Dr. Ping Liu's earlier publications 1. Ping Liu, Qingyu Yang, Xu Wang, Aiping Feng, Tao Yang, Rong, 2008, 128: 1418-1422. 2. Ping Liu, Shouyan Zhang, Qi Yao, Xiangyang Liu, Xu Wang, Kai Xiong, Jiayun Liu on Chromosome 1p31.3-p31.1. Human Genetics, 2008, 123: 507-513. 3. Ping Liu, Hu Li, Xiang Ren, Hai Yan Mao

  19. Hemopoietic effect of extracts from constituent herbal medicines of Samul-tang on phenylhydrazine-induced hemolytic anemia in rats

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    Lee, Hye Won; Kim, Hyojun; Ryuk, Jin Ah; Kil, Ki-Jung; Ko, Byoung Seob

    2014-01-01

    Samul-tang (Si-Wu-Tang, SMT), a kind of herbal medicines, has been used for the hemato-deficient disease for hundreds of years. In this work, investigate the anti-anemia activity of the H2O extracts from constituent herbal medicines of Samul-tang in an anemia model induced by intravenous infection of phenylhydrazine-HCL (PHZ) at 10 mg/kg for 4 days. After PHZ injection, female Sparague-Dawley rats were administrated extracts from constituent herbal medicines of SMT (300 mg/kg/day, p.o.) daily for 1 week. Results showed that sever hemolysis was induced by PHZ. For Paeonia lactiflora (PL2) H2O extract treated groups, the concentration of hemoglobin, hematocrit and red blood cells number increased much more significantly than PHZ-treated group. Moreover, Angelica gigas (AG), Angelica. acutiloba (AA), Paeonia lactiflora (PL2) and Rehmannia glutinosa (RG) extract administration significantly improved serum erythropoietin concentration. The activity of aminolevulinic acid dehydrates (ALDL) in liver homegenate was increased in Angelica gigas(AA), Paeonia lactiflora (PL2) and Rehmannia glutinosa (RG) treated group. PMID:25337267

  20. Hemopoietic effect of extracts from constituent herbal medicines of Samul-tang on phenylhydrazine-induced hemolytic anemia in rats.

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    Lee, Hye Won; Kim, Hyojun; Ryuk, Jin Ah; Kil, Ki-Jung; Ko, Byoung Seob

    2014-01-01

    Samul-tang (Si-Wu-Tang, SMT), a kind of herbal medicines, has been used for the hemato-deficient disease for hundreds of years. In this work, investigate the anti-anemia activity of the H2O extracts from constituent herbal medicines of Samul-tang in an anemia model induced by intravenous infection of phenylhydrazine-HCL (PHZ) at 10 mg/kg for 4 days. After PHZ injection, female Sparague-Dawley rats were administrated extracts from constituent herbal medicines of SMT (300 mg/kg/day, p.o.) daily for 1 week. Results showed that sever hemolysis was induced by PHZ. For Paeonia lactiflora (PL2) H2O extract treated groups, the concentration of hemoglobin, hematocrit and red blood cells number increased much more significantly than PHZ-treated group. Moreover, Angelica gigas (AG), Angelica. acutiloba (AA), Paeonia lactiflora (PL2) and Rehmannia glutinosa (RG) extract administration significantly improved serum erythropoietin concentration. The activity of aminolevulinic acid dehydrates (ALDL) in liver homegenate was increased in Angelica gigas(AA), Paeonia lactiflora (PL2) and Rehmannia glutinosa (RG) treated group. PMID:25337267

  1. Importance of pre-existing oceanic conditions to upper ocean response induced by Super Typhoon Hai-Tang

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    Zheng, Zhe-Wen; Ho, Chung-Ru; Kuo, Nan-Jung

    2008-10-01

    This study investigates upper ocean response to Super Typhoon Hai-Tang, the most intense typhoon in 2005, in the western North Pacific using multi-satellite microwave data, typhoon data and Argo profiles. Sequential merged microwave sea surface temperature (SST) images show that Hai-Tang induced four separately cooling responses after its trail in the western North Pacific during 11-18 July. Comparison between upper ocean responses of cooling SST and pre-typhoon sea surface height suggests that these cooling responses of the upper ocean to Hai-Tang are closely associated with pre-existing cyclonic circulation denoted by pre-existing negative sea surface features. Furthermore, applying Argo profiles, the physical mechanism is confirmed to be associated with pre-existing cyclonic circulations provide a relatively unstable thermodynamic structure, and therefore cold water would be brought up readily. This paper provides the rather convincing evidence that cyclonic flow and uplifted thermocline are the pre-existing conditions for intensive cooling following the typhoon passage.

  2. CitySee: Urban CO2 Monitoring with Sensors Xufei Mao, Xin Miao, Yuan He, Tong Zhu, Jiliang Wang, Wei Dong, Xiang-Yang Li, and Yunhao Liu

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    Liu, Yunhao

    is crucial for estimating future trajectories of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere deployment situations into account, we propose efficient and effective approaches and prove that our scheme the atmosphere, it can be either absorbed or re-emitted. CO2 is one of the gases which are responsible for most

  3. Universal dynamics of quantum spin decoherence in a nuclear spin bath Yi-Ya Tian, Pochung Chen, and Daw-Wei Wang

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    Wang, Daw-Wei

    regime, is still hindering further de- velopments. To study the effects of the nuclear spin bath, both. The effect of dipolar interaction between the nuclear spins are also studied in Refs. 9. However is still unavailable even though the delete- rious effects of nuclear spin have been verified in recent

  4. Endogenously Nitrated Proteins in Mouse Brain: Links to Neurodegenerative Colette A. Sacksteder,, Wei-Jun Qian,,| Tatyana V. Knyushko, Haixing Wang,| Mark H. Chin, Goran Lacan,@

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    Smith, Desmond J.

    Endogenously Nitrated Proteins in Mouse Brain: Links to Neurodegenerative Disease Colette A a role in the redox regulation of normal metabolism. To identify proteins sensitive to nitrating, generated by LC/LC-MS/MS analyses, was used to identify nitrated proteins. This analysis resulted

  5. Simulation of blue and green water resources in the Wei River basin, China

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    Xu, Z.; Zuo, D.

    2014-09-01

    The Wei River is the largest tributary of the Yellow River in China and it is suffering from water scarcity and water pollution. In order to quantify the amount of water resources in the study area, a hydrological modelling approach was applied by using SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool), calibrated and validated with SUFI-2 (Sequential Uncertainty Fitting program) based on river discharge in the Wei River basin (WRB). Sensitivity and uncertainty analyses were also performed to improve the model performance. Water resources components of blue water flow, green water flow and green water storage were estimated at the HRU (Hydrological Response Unit) scales. Water resources in HRUs were also aggregated to sub-basins, river catchments, and then city/region scales for further analysis. The results showed that most parts of the WRB experienced a decrease in blue water resources between the 1960s and 2000s, with a minimum value in the 1990s. The decrease is particularly significant in the most southern part of the WRB (Guanzhong Plain), one of the most important grain production basements in China. Variations of green water flow and green water storage were relatively small on the spatial and temporal dimensions. This study provides strategic information for optimal utilization of water resources and planning of cultivating seasons in the Wei River basin.

  6. WANG ET AL. VOL. XXX ' NO. XX ' 000000 ' XXXX www.acsnano.org

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    WANG ET AL. VOL. XXX ' NO. XX ' 000­000 ' XXXX www.acsnano.org A C XXXX American Chemical Society: piezotronic effect . drug metabolism . ZnO nanowire . cytochrome P450 ARTICLE #12;WANG ET AL. VOL. XXX ' NO

  7. Neuroprotective and cognitive enhancing activity of the fermented Bozhougyiqi-Tang

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    Weon, Jin Bae; Lee, Bohyoung; Yun, Bo-Ra; Lee, Jiwoo; Ma, Jin Y; Ma, Choong Je

    2014-01-01

    Background: Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disease related to memory impairments and neuronal cell death. Bozhougyiqi-Tang (BZYQT), a traditional herbal medicine, has been therapeutically used for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluated the neuroprotective effect of the fermented BZYQT and compared with unfermented BZYQT in HT22 cells by MTT assay and tested the beneficial effect on memory impairments induced by scopolamine (1 mg/kg, i.p.) using the passive avoidance and Morris water maze tests. Results: Compared with unfermented BZYQT, the neuroprotective effect of fermented BZYQT on glutamate induced neurotoxicity in HT22 cells increased at a concentration of 100 ?g/mL. Fermented BZYQT increased the step-through latency of the passive avoidance response. Furthermore, in Morris water maze test for evaluation of spatial learning and memory, escape latency time was significantly reduced by fermented BZYQT. Conclusion: These results suggest that the fermentation process of BZYQT led to improve neuroprotective and cognitive enhancing effect. PMID:24991099

  8. Tang-Tong-Fang Confers Protection against Experimental Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy by Reducing Inflammation

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    Li, Mingdi; Huang, Da; Liu, Xiaoxing; Lin, Lan

    2015-01-01

    Tang-tong-fang (TTF) is a Chinese herbal formula that has been shown to be beneficial in diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a common complication secondary to diabetic microvascular injury. However, the underlying mechanism of protection in nerve ischemia provided by TTF is still unclear. We hypothesized that TTF alleviates DPN via inhibition of ICAM-1 expression. Therefore, we tested the effect of TTF in a previously established DPN model, in which nerve injury was induced by ischemia/reperfusion in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. We found that the conduction velocity and amplitude of action potentials of sciatic nerve conduction were reduced in the DPN model group but were rescued by TTF treatment. In addition, TTF treatment also attenuated the effect of DPN on other parameters including histology and ultrastructural changes, expression of ICAM-1, MPO, and TNF-? in rat sciatic nerves, and plasma sICAM-1 and MPO levels. Together, our data suggest that TTF treatment may alleviate DPN via ICAM-1 inhibition. PMID:26539228

  9. Collisionless Dissipation in Hybrid Simulations of the Orszag-Tang Vortex

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    Parashar, T. N.; Shay, M. A.; Cassak, P. A.; Matthaeus, W. H.

    2007-12-01

    The nature of the spectral break in the solar wind at the ion inertial scales is one of the unanswered questions in solar wind physics because of the limitations of in situ measurements and limitations of MHD models to explore dynamics at ion inertial length scales. We study a simple system which gives us insight into dissipation processes at these length scales as a first step to answer this question. We study the dissipation processes in a turbulent plasma, set up as an Orszag-Tang vortex in a hybrid code. We do not include any explicit dissipation terms such as, viscosity or resistivity. Clear evidence of dissipation is seen in magnetic and bulk flow energies. We study the time evolution of the energy in different channels in an attempt to quantify the dissipation in our system. In the turbulent regime, the energy is seen to dissipate mostly through the magnetic channel and the bulk of the dissipated energy goes into perpendicular heating of the ions.

  10. Anti-Inflammatory Effects of the Chinese Herbal Formula Sini Tang in Myocardial Infarction Rats

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    Liu, Jiangang; Peter, Karoline; Shi, Dazhuo; Zhang, Lei; Dong, Guoju; Zhang, Dawu; Breiteneder, Heimo; Bauer, Rudolf; Ma, Yan

    2014-01-01

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the anti-inflammatory profiling of the Chinese herbal formula Sini Tang (SNT) in myocardial infarction (MI) rats. SNT, a decoction consisting of four herbs: Aconitum carmichaelii, Cinnamomum cassia, Zingiber officinale, and Glycyrrhiza uralensis, was characterized as a remedy to treat syndromes corresponding to heart failure and MI in China. Potential biomarkers, which reflect the extent of myocardial necrosis and correlate with cardiac outcomes following MI, such as atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor-?, interleukin-6, and interleukin-1? (TNF-?, IL-6, and IL-1?) were determined in plasma, serum, and in myocardial tissue of MI rats after treatment with SNT. Our data indicate that SNT decreased significantly the levels of hs-CRP, TNF-?, IL-6, and IL-1? in MI rats. SNT decreased the expression of ANP levels in plasma and increased the vascular active marker nitric oxide, which limits vascular inflammation. In addition, SNT could decrease the expression of endothelin-1 levels in rat plasma post-MI. Our data suggest that the Chinese herbal formula SNT has the potential to improve cardiac function after MI. SNT may be a candidate for treating MI and its associated inflammatory responses. PMID:24723959

  11. Antihypertensive Effect of the GaMiSamHwangSaSimTang in Spontaneous Hypertensive Rats

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    Lee, Kyungjin; Kim, Bumjung; Hur, Heseung; Chinannai, Khanita Suman; Ham, Inhye; Choi, Ho-Young

    2015-01-01

    The present study was designed to evaluate the antihypertensive effect of GaMiSamHwangSaSimTang (HVC1), a 30% ethanol extract of a mixture comprising Pruni Cortex, Scutellariae Radix, Coptidis Rhizoma, and Rhei Rhizoma, on spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHRs). The systolic blood pressure (SBP) was measured every 4 or 7 days using the noninvasive tail cuff system. The vasorelaxant effects on isolated aortic rings were evaluated. Aortic rings were contracted using phenylephrine (PE) or KCl, and the changes in tension were recorded via isometric transducers connected to a data acquisition system. In this study, oral administration of HVC1 decreased the SBP of SHRs over the experimental period. HVC1 induced concentration-dependent relaxation in the aortic rings that had been precontracted using PE or KCl. The vasorelaxant effects of HVC1 on endothelium-intact aortic rings were inhibited by pretreatment with N?-Nitro-l-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) or methylene blue. HVC1 inhibited the contraction induced by extracellular Ca2+ in endothelium-denuded rat aortic rings that had been precontracted using PE or KCl. In conclusion, HVC1 reduced the SBP of SHR and relaxed isolated SHR aortic rings by upregulating NO formation and the NO-cGMP pathway and blocking the entry of extracellular Ca2+ via receptor-operative Ca2+ channel and voltage-dependent Ca2+ channel. PMID:26539233

  12. Antihypertensive Effect of the GaMiSamHwangSaSimTang in Spontaneous Hypertensive Rats.

    PubMed

    Lee, Kyungjin; Kim, Bumjung; Hur, Heseung; Chinannai, Khanita Suman; Ham, Inhye; Choi, Ho-Young

    2015-01-01

    The present study was designed to evaluate the antihypertensive effect of GaMiSamHwangSaSimTang (HVC1), a 30% ethanol extract of a mixture comprising Pruni Cortex, Scutellariae Radix, Coptidis Rhizoma, and Rhei Rhizoma, on spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHRs). The systolic blood pressure (SBP) was measured every 4 or 7 days using the noninvasive tail cuff system. The vasorelaxant effects on isolated aortic rings were evaluated. Aortic rings were contracted using phenylephrine (PE) or KCl, and the changes in tension were recorded via isometric transducers connected to a data acquisition system. In this study, oral administration of HVC1 decreased the SBP of SHRs over the experimental period. HVC1 induced concentration-dependent relaxation in the aortic rings that had been precontracted using PE or KCl. The vasorelaxant effects of HVC1 on endothelium-intact aortic rings were inhibited by pretreatment with N?-Nitro-l-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) or methylene blue. HVC1 inhibited the contraction induced by extracellular Ca(2+) in endothelium-denuded rat aortic rings that had been precontracted using PE or KCl. In conclusion, HVC1 reduced the SBP of SHR and relaxed isolated SHR aortic rings by upregulating NO formation and the NO-cGMP pathway and blocking the entry of extracellular Ca(2+) via receptor-operative Ca(2+) channel and voltage-dependent Ca(2+) channel. PMID:26539233

  13. On the origin of the electron blocking effect by an n-type AlGaN electron blocking layer Zi-Hui Zhang, Yun Ji, Wei Liu, Swee Tiam Tan, Zabu Kyaw, Zhengang Ju, Xueliang Zhang, Namig Hasanov,

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    Demir, Hilmi Volkan

    -Hui Zhang, Yun Ji, Wei Liu, Swee Tiam Tan, Zabu Kyaw, Zhengang Ju, Xueliang Zhang, Namig Hasanov, Shunpeng Lu, Yiping Zhang, Binbin Zhu, Xiao Wei Sun, and Hilmi Volkan Demir Citation: Applied Physics Letters effect by an n-type AlGaN electron blocking layer Zi-Hui Zhang,1,a) Yun Ji,1,a) Wei Liu,1 Swee Tiam Tan,1

  14. A Soluble C1b Protein and Its Regulation of Soluble Type 7 Adenylyl Cyclase Jeff A. Beeler,, Shui-Zhong Yan, Sergei Bykov,| Adrian Murza,| Sanford Asher,| and Wei-Jen Tang*,

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    Asher, Sanford A.

    demonstrate that 7C1b-S interacts with a cardinal activator of AC (GsR) and with the conserved first catalytic, including a broad family of G-proteins (GsR, GiR, Go, Gz, G ), calcium ion, calmodulin, calcineurin, PKC, aa 571-683) (16). 6C1b and 5C1b alter the GsR response profile of these isoforms, possibly due

  15. A comparative transport study of Bi2Se3 and Bi2Se3/yttrium iron garnet Zilong Jiang, Ferhat Katmis, Chi Tang, Peng Wei, Jagadeesh S. Moodera, and Jing Shi

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    Walsworth, Ronald L.

    A comparative transport study of Bi2Se3 and Bi2Se3/yttrium iron garnet Zilong Jiang, Ferhat Katmis.103.149.52 On: Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:35:01 #12;A comparative transport study of Bi2Se3 and Bi2Se3/yttrium iron Bi2Se3 on 30 nm thick yttrium iron garnet (YIG) have been grown with molecular beam epitaxy

  16. p-doping-free InGaN/GaN light-emitting diode driven by three-dimensional hole gas Zi-Hui Zhang, Swee Tiam Tan, Zabu Kyaw, Wei Liu, Yun Ji, Zhengang Ju, Xueliang Zhang, Xiao Wei Sun, and

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    Demir, Hilmi Volkan

    p-doping-free InGaN/GaN light-emitting diode driven by three-dimensional hole gas Zi-Hui Zhang, Swee Tiam Tan, Zabu Kyaw, Wei Liu, Yun Ji, Zhengang Ju, Xueliang Zhang, Xiao Wei Sun, and Hilmi Volkan-dimensional hole gas Zi-Hui Zhang,1,2 Swee Tiam Tan,1,2 Zabu Kyaw,1,2 Wei Liu,1,2 Yun Ji,1,2 Zhengang Ju,1

  17. Non-clinical safety assessment of Hwangryunhaedok-tang: 13-week toxicity in Crl:CD Sprague Dawley rats.

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    Lee, Mee-Young; Seo, Chang-Seob; Kim, Young-Bum; Shin, In-Sik; Shin, Hyeun-Kyoo

    2014-04-01

    Hwangryunhaedok-tang (Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang in Chinese, Oren-gedoku-to in Japanese) is a traditional herbal medicine with a long history of use for anti-inflammatory purposes. In this study, subchronic toxicity of daily oral administration of a Hwangryunhaedok-tang water extract (HHT) at 0, 250, 750, and 2000mg/kg for 13weeks was examined in rats. Mortality, clinical signs, and changes in body weight, food consumption, clinical signs, ophthalmological examination, urinalysis, hematology, serum biochemistry, gross observation, organ weight, and histopathology were monitored in accordance with Good Laboratory Practice and OECD guidelines. We found no mortality or abnormality in clinical signs, body weight, serum biochemistry, or organ weight in HHT-treated groups in either sex. However, there were significant changes in glucose, bilirubin, urobilinogen, protein (only male) in urine after 2000mg/kg/day HHT treatment for both sexes. In hematological examinations, we found a significant decreased number of red blood cells (RBC), whereas, an increased the mean corpuscular volume, number of platelets, and rate of reticulocyte (RET) after 2000mg/kg/day HHT treatment of male rats. In male and female rats, 750 and 2000mg/kg/day HHT treatment decreased the number of RBC and increased RET. Histopathological examinations revealed stomach mucosal erosion in female rats (2000mg/kg/day). No-observed-adverse-effect levels were established for 750mg/kg HHT in rats under the conditions of this study. However, other toxicological studies are necessary to evaluate the safety of HHT fully. PMID:24480795

  18. Escaping paradise: Larval export from Hawaii in an Indo-Pacific reef fish, the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens)

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    Eble, Jeff A.; Toonen, Robert J.; Sorenson, Laurie; Basch, Larry V.; Papastamatiou, Yannis P.; Bowen, Brian W.

    2014-01-01

    The depauperate marine ecosystems of the Hawaiian Archipelago share a high proportion of species with the southern and western Pacific, indicating historical and/or ongoing connections across the large oceanic expanse separating Hawaii from its nearest neighbors. The rate and direction of these interactions are, however, unknown. While previous biogeographic studies have consistently described Hawaii as a diversity sink, prevailing currents likely offer opportunities for larval export. To assess interactions between the remote reefs of the Hawaiian Archipelago and the species rich communities of the Central and West Pacific, we surveyed 14 nuclear microsatellite loci (nDNA; n = 857) and a 614 bp segment of mitochondrial cytochrome b (mtDNA; n = 654) in the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens). Concordant frequency shifts in both nDNA and mtDNA reveal significant population differentiation among three West Pacific sites and Hawaii (nDNA F?CT = 0.116, mtDNA ?CT = 0.098, P < 0.001). SAMOVA analyses of microsatellite data additionally indicate fine scale differentiation within the 2600 km Hawaiian Archipelago (F?SC = 0.026; P < 0.001), with implications for management of this heavily-exploited aquarium fish. Mismatch analyses indicate the oldest contemporary populations are in the Hawaiian Archipelago (circa 318,000 y), with younger populations in the West Pacific (91,000 – 175,000 y). Estimates of Yellow Tang historical demography contradict expectations of Hawaii as a population sink, and instead indicate asymmetrical gene flow, with Hawaii exporting rather than importing Yellow Tang larvae. PMID:25505806

  19. Simulated warm periods of climate over China during the last two millennia: The Sui-Tang warm period versus the Song-Yuan warm period

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    Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun; Jiang, Dabang

    2015-03-01

    A 2000 year simulation forced by the external forcings of the last two millennia is carried out with the Community Earth System Model. We compare climate changes over China between the peak Sui-Tang warm period (Sui-TangWP; 650-700 A.D.) and Song-Yuan warm period (Song-YuanWP; 950-1000 A.D.), which were two key culturally, economically, and educationally prosperous eras in Chinese history. The simulation indicates warm conditions in both periods, but the warmth is mainly seen in East China in the peak Sui-TangWP, and over the whole of China in the peak Song-YuanWP. The warming in the peak Sui-TangWP is attributed to the localized increase of atmospheric net energy with favorable heat transport, whereas the peak Song-YuanWP results from the increase of global solar radiation. The annual mean precipitation anomalies in the peak Sui-TangWP exhibit a meridional dipole pattern over East China, with enhanced precipitation in the region south of the Yangtze River and decreased precipitation to the north. In the peak Song-YuanWP, the precipitation enhances over most parts of China. The precipitation anomalies are largely attributed to the water vapor transport anomalies associated with monsoon circulation changes. The simulated climate changes are broadly consistent with reconstructions, but the magnitude is greatly underestimated. Based on the simulation and reconstructions, we suggest that the Sui-TangWP may have been a regional phenomenon in China, while the Song-YuanWP was a reflection of global/hemispheric-scale warm events that took place at the same time.

  20. Uncertain dynamics in nonlinear chemical reactions Jichang Wang,a

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    Showalter, Kenneth

    Uncertain dynamics in nonlinear chemical reactions Jichang Wang,a Hongyan Sun,b Stephen K. Scottc a dissociation reaction of the autocatalytic species, B ! X + Y, followed by a recombination reaction, X + Y ! C evolution of the system. 1. Introduction The study of nonlinear chemical kinetics has flourished in the past

  1. Cleaning Structured Event Logs: A Graph Repair Jianmin Wang

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    Pei, Jian

    , which are manipulated by more than 100 outsourcing companies. Event Name Operator Successor t1 submit MCleaning Structured Event Logs: A Graph Repair Approach Jianmin Wang , Shaoxu Song , Xuemin Lin, Canada jpei@cs.sfu.ca Abstract--Event data are often dirty owing to various record- ing conventions

  2. Sustainable Li/Na-Ion Batteries Chunsheng Wang

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    Zeng, Ning

    Sustainable Li/Na-Ion Batteries Chunsheng Wang 1223C Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Email: cswang@umd.edu Phone: (301) 405-0352 #12;2 Application of Li-ion batteries https://www.google.com/search?q=electric+vehicle&sourc e=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=7stVU7Kx

  3. Variance Reduction In Large Graph Sampling Jianguo Lu, Hao Wang

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    Lu, Jianguo

    . Therefore, the variance ratio between RN and RE samplings can be very large for big data. The analytical with high cost because they are not provided directly by the data sources. Costly sampling methodsVariance Reduction In Large Graph Sampling Jianguo Lu, Hao Wang School of Computer Science

  4. ROBOTIC FISH: DEVELOPMENT, MODELING, AND APPLICATION TO MOBILE Jianxun Wang

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    Tan, Xiaobo

    and efficient control of robotic fish, averaging of robots' dynamics is of interest. For dynamic models computationally efficient and requires shorter travel distances for the robots. #12;To Mom and Dad for their loveROBOTIC FISH: DEVELOPMENT, MODELING, AND APPLICATION TO MOBILE SENSING By Jianxun Wang

  5. Word Spotting in the Wild Kai Wang and Serge Belongie

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    Zwicker, Matthias

    ). In between these two extremes sits text found in the wild. Due to its unconstrained nature, in some casesWord Spotting in the Wild Kai Wang and Serge Belongie Department of Computer Science for spotting words in the wild, i.e., in real images taken in unconstrained environments. Text found

  6. Improved Website Fingerprinting on Tor Tao Wang Ian Goldberg

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    Goldberg, Ian

    Improved Website Fingerprinting on Tor Tao Wang Ian Goldberg Cheriton School of Computer Science fingerprinting techniques that achieve a higher classification accuracy on Tor than previous works. We describe our novel methodology for gathering data on Tor; this methodology is essential for accurate classifier

  7. Lazy Man's Logic Synthesis Wenlong Yang Lingli Wang

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    Mishchenko, Alan

    Lazy Man's Logic Synthesis Wenlong Yang Lingli Wang State Key Lab of ASIC and System Fudan, a case-study shows that logic level minimization using lazy man's synthesis improves delay after LUT synthesis scripts is expensive and inefficient. The proposed approach named "lazy man's logic synthesis

  8. Lazy Man's Logic Synthesis Wenlong Yang Lingli Wang

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    Mishchenko, Alan

    Lazy Man's Logic Synthesis Wenlong Yang Lingli Wang State Key Lab of ASIC and System Fudan, a case-study shows that logic level minimization using lazy man's synthesis improves delay after LUT. The proposed approach named "lazy man's logic synthesis" learns from the output of different tools applied

  9. Q, MULTI-FREQUENCY LITHIUM NIOBATE RESONATORS Renyuan Wang1

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    Afshari, Ehsan

    HIGH kt 2 ×Q, MULTI-FREQUENCY LITHIUM NIOBATE RESONATORS Renyuan Wang1 , Sunil A. Bhave1 presents design and vacuum measurements of lithium niobate (LN) contour-mode resonators (CMR). By carefully to find a firm footing. Lithium Niobate (LN) based multi-frequency SAW filters have shown very large kt 2

  10. Global warming and United States landfalling hurricanes Chunzai Wang1

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    Wang, Chunzai

    Global warming and United States landfalling hurricanes Chunzai Wang1 and Sang-Ki Lee2 Received 18] A secular warming of sea surface temperature occurs almost everywhere over the global ocean. Here we use observational data to show that global warming of the sea surface is associated with a secular increase

  11. Payload Specialist Taylor Wang performs repairs on Drop Dynamics Module

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    1985-01-01

    Payload Specialist Taylor G. Wang performs a repair task on the Drop Dynamics Module (DDM) in the science module aboard the orbiter Challenger. Fellow crew members Dr. William E. Thornton (facing camera) and Don Lind are at the right of the frame.

  12. 3D Laser Imaging at Highway Speed Kelvin CP Wang

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    3D Laser Imaging at Highway Speed Kelvin CP Wang And the Team Formerly at the University Concrete Consortium Meeting Oklahoma City Sheraton Hotel #12;3D Laser Imaging for Pavements Mature Potential to Cover Most if Not All Data Collection on Pavement Surface How to Obtain True 1mm 3D Visual

  13. Observing the natural world with Flickr Jingya Wang Mohammed Korayem

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    Crandall, David J.

    Observing the natural world with Flickr Jingya Wang Mohammed Korayem School of Informatics of latent visual information about the world. In this paper, we study the feasibility of observ- ing the state of the natural world by recognizing specific types of scenes and objects in large-scale social

  14. Deep South China Sea circulation Guihua Wang,1,2

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    Xie, Shang-Ping

    Deep South China Sea circulation Guihua Wang,1,2 ShangPing Xie,2,3 Tangdong Qu,2 and Rui Xin Huang4 Environment Model reveals a basin scale cyclonic circulation over the deep South China Sea (SCS). The cyclonic, and potential density in the deep SCS are consistent with the existence of the cyclonic circulation

  15. Transmissive Nanohole Arrays for Massively-Parallel Optical Yanan Wang,

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    Bao, Jiming

    Transmissive Nanohole Arrays for Massively-Parallel Optical Biosensing Yanan Wang, Archana Kar technique combines optical transmission of nanoholes with colorimetric silver staining. The size and spacing of the nanoholes are chosen so that individual nanoholes can be independently resolved in massive parallel using

  16. Temperature dependent coordinating self-Yijie Wang,a

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    Huang, Jianbin

    Temperature dependent coordinating self- assembly Yijie Wang,a Xuedong Gao,a Yunlong Xiao,b Qiang are hardly responsive to thermal stimuli. We show that in case the coordinating mode changes with temperature, the resultant assemblies also exhibit temperature dependence. The self-assemblies are constructed with perylene

  17. Discovering Spammers in Social Networks , Xiao Wang , Erheng Zhong

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    Yang, Qiang

    ,ezhong,nliu,qyang}@cse.ust.hk, {xiao.wang, he.li}@renren-inc.com Abstract As the popularity of the social media increases, as evidenced, spammers in social media behave like nor- mal users and they continue to change their spamming strategies to fool anti-spamming systems. However, due to the privacy and resource concerns, many social me- dia

  18. Locating Sensors in Concave Areas Chen Wang, Li Xiao

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    Xiao, Li

    Locating Sensors in Concave Areas Chen Wang, Li Xiao Department of Computer Science and Engineering Michigan State University Email: {wangchen, lxiao}@cse.msu.edu Abstract-- In sensor network localization pairwise sensors. A good approx- imation can be achieved when sensors are densely deployed in a convex area

  19. Version Management and Historical Queries in Digital Libraries Fusheng Wang

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    Zaniolo, Carlo

    Version Management and Historical Queries in Digital Libraries Fusheng Wang Siemens Corporate challenges remain at the physical level. 1. Introduction The computer technology that makes digital libraries snapshots. Historical queries represent an excellent example of the ability of digital libraries to enhance

  20. Energy Harvesting for Self-Powered Nanosystems Zhong Lin Wang

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Energy Harvesting for Self-Powered Nanosystems Zhong Lin Wang School of Materials Science In this article, an introduction is presented about the energy harvesting technologies that have potential. This is a potential technology for converting mechanical movement energy (such as body movement, muscle stretching

  1. Bayesian Face Recognition Using Gabor Features Xiaogang Wang

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    Wang, Xiaogang

    Bayesian Face Recognition Using Gabor Features Xiaogang Wang Department of Information Engineering@ie.cuhk.edu.hk) ABSTRACT In this paper, we propose a new face recognition approach combining a Bayesian probabilistic model Algorithm, Experimentation, Performance, Theory. Keywords Face Recognition, Bayesian Analysis, Gabor Wavelet

  2. Estimating the diversity of dinosaurs Steve C. Wang*

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    Wang, Steve C.

    Estimating the diversity of dinosaurs Steve C. Wang* and Peter Dodson *Department of Mathematics, little effort has been devoted to estimating the diversity of dinosaurs. Here we estimate the diversity of nonavian dinosaurs at 1,850 genera, including those that remain to be discovered. With 527 genera currently

  3. Honorary Doctor of Letters Ms Elizabeth WANG Ming-chun

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    Po, Lai-Man

    songs and watch her TV series shown wherever there are Chinese people. She has held many successful soloHonorary Doctor of Letters Ms Elizabeth WANG Ming-chun Chinese citation written and delivered applicants contending for only nine actor trainee slots at Rediffusion Television. She won her place and her

  4. Last Updated: 11/2/2012 John Mujia Wang

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    by Susan M. Rivera, Ph.D. and David R. Hessl, Ph.D. · Coordinate all MRI data collection and analysis (ROI-865. Conference Presentations Wang, J.M., Zhu, L., Tankersley, De La Garza, R., Newton, T., McCurry, K., King, L., Tankersley, D., Christopoulos, G., King-Casas, B., Chiu, P. (2012). Neural Differentiation

  5. Up-Fusion: An Evolving Multimedia Decision Fusion Xiangyu Wang

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    Rui, Yong

    Up-Fusion: An Evolving Multimedia Decision Fusion Method Xiangyu Wang National Univ. of Singapore multimedia's nature of hav- ing multiple information sources, fusion methods are criti- cal for its data analysis and understanding. However, most of the traditional fusion methods are static with respect to time

  6. Fractal Function Estimation via Wavelet Shrinkage Yazhen Wang

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    Wang, Yazhen

    Fractal Function Estimation via Wavelet Shrinkage Yazhen Wang University of Missouri studies objects are often very rough. Mathematically these rough objects are modeled by fractal functions, and fractal dimension is usually used to measure their roughness. The present paper investigates fractal

  7. Dynamic Memory Balancing for Virtual Machines Weiming Zhao Zhenlin Wang

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    Wang, Zhenlin

    Dynamic Memory Balancing for Virtual Machines Weiming Zhao Zhenlin Wang Department of Computer amount of main memory to virtual machines is more challenging. Different appli- cations have different memory allocation for each virtual machine, which further requires a prediction model that forecasts its

  8. Hybrid Renewable Energy Investment in Microgrid Hao Wang, Jianwei Huang

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    Huang, Jianwei

    Hybrid Renewable Energy Investment in Microgrid Hao Wang, Jianwei Huang Network Communications: {haowang, jwhuang}@ie.cuhk.edu.hk Abstract--Both solar energy and wind energy are promising renewable the hybrid renewable energy investment in the microgrid. We jointly consider the investment and operation

  9. Novel Zinc Oxide Nanostructures Discovery by Electron Zhong Lin Wang

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Novel Zinc Oxide Nanostructures Discovery by Electron Microscopy Zhong Lin Wang School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245, USA Abstract. Zinc oxide fabricated based on individual nanobelts. Thermal transport along a nanobelt has been measured [7]. Zinc

  10. Manifold Alignment without Correspondence Chang Wang and Sridhar Mahadevan

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    Mahadevan, Sridhar

    " and "Procrustes alignment" in that it does not require predetermining corre- spondences. Our approach learns approaches are Procrustes alignment [Wang & Mahadevan, 2008] and semi- supervised alignment [Ham et al., 2005]. Procrustes alignment (illustrated in Figure 1(A)) is a two step algorithm leveraging pairwise correspondences

  11. Discriminating Subsequence Discovery for Sequence Clustering Jianyong Wang

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    Minnesota, University of

    Discriminating Subsequence Discovery for Sequence Clustering Jianyong Wang , Yuzhou Zhang , Lizhu of events, and abundant sequence data have emerged in recent years such as DNA string, protein sequence, Web log data, and so on, pattern discovery from sequence databases has attracted much atten- tion in data

  12. ANONYMOUS COMMUNICATIONS ON THE INTERNET Ying Wang and Partha Dasgupta

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    Dasgupta, Partha

    ANONYMOUS COMMUNICATIONS ON THE INTERNET Ying Wang and Partha Dasgupta Dept. of Computer Science. Anonymous communication strategies mostly shield the sender of messages from identification. This paper presents a protocol for anonymous communication over internet that can also provide receiver anonymity. Our

  13. Zheng, Wang, and Nihan Page 1 Tracking Vehicles with GPS

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    Wang, Yinhai

    Zheng, Wang, and Nihan Page 1 Tracking Vehicles with GPS: Is it a Feasible Solution? Jianyang Zheng, and Nihan Page 2 ABSTRACT Global Positioning Systems (GPS) is widely used in tracking vehicles the feasibility of tracking vehicles with regular GPS devices. Since downtown is generally the "heart" of a city

  14. Hidden-City Ticketing: the Cause and Impact Zizhuo Wang

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    Ye, Yinyu

    Hidden-City Ticketing: the Cause and Impact Zizhuo Wang Yinyu Ye September 14, 2013 Abstract Hidden-city at an intermediate city is less expensive than a ticket from the origin to the intermediate city. In such a case, passengers traveling to the intermediate city have an incentive to pretend to be traveling to the final

  15. The cumulative effects of urban expansion on land surface temperatures in metropolitan JingjinTang, China

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    Hu, Yonghong; Jia, Gensuo; Hou, Meiting; Zhang, Xiaoxuan; Zheng, Feixiang; Liu, Yonghe

    2015-10-01

    Rapid urbanization has resulted in the permanent conversion of large areas of cropland and natural vegetation to impervious surfaces and therefore greatly modified land surface properties and land-atmosphere interactions. This study sought to examine the urbanization process using Landsat images from 2001 to 2010 in metropolitan JingjinTang (JJT), a rapidly expanding urban cluster in northern China. We aggregated the original results of land use data as fractional cover information in 1 km and 10 km grids. Annual and seasonal land surface temperatures (LSTs) were processed from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer products. We used moving window and gradient analysis methods to examine the differences in LST between urban and other land types, further identifying LST increases in gradients of urbanization levels. Urban extent increased by 1.6 times, and approximately 45% newly developed areas were converted from croplands during this process. Emerging urban land in JJT has caused approximately 0.85 ± 0.68°C warming in terms of annual mean LST, and the greatest warming occurred in the summer. An increase in urban land of 10% in a 1 km grid in JJT would cause approximately a 0.21°C increase in annual LST. Urbanization also led to increases in daytime LSTs and nighttime LSTs by approximately 1.03 ± 1.38°C and 0.78 ± 1.02°C, respectively. The warming trend induced by urbanization exhibits clear seasonal and diurnal differences, and this warming trend is most likely caused by the cumulative effects of changes in land properties, radiation storage, and anthropogenic heat release by urbanization.

  16. Interoccurrence Times in the Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld Sandpile Model: A Comparison with the Observed Statistics of Solar Flares

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    Paczuski, Maya; Boettcher, Stefan; Baiesi, Marco

    2005-10-01

    A sequence of bursts observed in an intermittent time series may be caused by a single avalanche, even though these bursts appear as distinct events when noise and/or instrument resolution impose a detection threshold. In the Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld sandpile, the statistics of quiet times between bursts switches from Poissonian to scale invariant on raising the threshold for detecting instantaneous activity, since each zero-threshold avalanche breaks into a hierarchy of correlated bursts. Calibrating the model with the time resolution of GOES data, qualitative agreement with the interoccurrence time statistics of solar flares at different intensity thresholds is found.

  17. Shifted Tietz-Wei oscillator for simulating the atomic interaction in diatomic molecules

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    Falaye, Babatunde J.; Ikhdair, Sameer M.; Hamzavi, Majid

    2015-05-01

    The shifted Tietz-Wei (sTW) oscillator is as good as traditional Morse potential in simulating the atomic interaction in diatomic molecules. By using the Pekeris-type approximation, to deal with the centrifugal term, we obtain the bound-state solutions of the radial Schrödinger equation with this typical molecular model via the exact quantization rule (EQR). The energy spectrum for a set of diatomic molecules (, , , , , and for arbitrary values of and quantum numbers are obtained. For the sake of completeness, we study the corresponding wavefunctions using the formula method.

  18. Muscle-Driven In Vivo Nanogenerator By Zhou Li, Guang Zhu, Rusen Yang, Aurelia C. Wang, and Zhong Lin Wang*

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Muscle-Driven In Vivo Nanogenerator By Zhou Li, Guang Zhu, Rusen Yang, Aurelia C. Wang, and Zhong energy to mechanical vibration, sonic/ ultrasonic waves, noise, fluidics, biomotions, muscle stretching nanogenerators for the scavenging of low-frequency dynamic muscle energy created by very small-scale physical

  19. MEASUREMENT OF THE TOTAL CROSS SECTION FOR HADRONIC PRODUCTION BY e

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    Lou, XinChou

    . Shen, 1 D. L. Shen, 1 H. Shen, 1 X. Y. Shen, 1 H. Y. Sheng, 1 H. Z. Shi, 1 X. F. Song, 1 F. Sun, 1 H. S. Sun, 1 Y. Sun, 1 Y. Z. Sun, 1 S. Q. Tang, 1 W. Toki, 2 G. L. Tong, 1 G. S. Varner, 8 F. Wang, 1 L. S. L. Wei, 1 N. Wu, 1 Y. G. Wu, 1 D. M. Xi, 1 X. M. Xia, 1 P. P. Xie, 1 Y. Xie, 1 Y. H. Xie, 1 G. F. Xu

  20. VOLUME 88, NUMBER 10 P H Y S I C A L R E V I E W L E T T E R S 11 MARCH 2002 Measurements of the Cross Section for e1e2 ! Hadrons

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    . F. Song,1 J. Y. Suh,8 H. S. Sun,1 L. F. Sun,1 Y. Z. Sun,1 S. Q. Tang,1 W. Toki,4 G. L. Tong,1 G. S. Y. Wang,1 C. L. Wei,1 N. Wu,1 D. M. Xi,1 X. M. Xia,1 X. X. Xie,1 G. F. Xu,1 Y. Xu,1 S. T. Xue,1 W. BVOLUME 88, NUMBER 10 P H Y S I C A L R E V I E W L E T T E R S 11 MARCH 2002 Measurements

  1. Chemical and biological assessment of angelica roots from different cultivated regions in a chinese herbal decoction danggui buxue tang.

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    Zhang, Wendy L; Zheng, Ken Y Z; Zhu, Kevin Y; Zhan, Janis Y X; Bi, Cathy W C; Chen, J P; Dong, Tina T X; Choi, Roy C Y; Lau, David T W; Tsim, Karl W K

    2013-01-01

    Roots of Angelica sinensis (Danggui) have been used in promoting blood circulation as herbal medicine for over 2000 years in China. Another species of Angelica roots called A. gigas is being used in Korea. To reveal the efficiency of different Angelica roots, the chemical and biological properties of Angelica roots from different cultivated regions were compared. Roots of A. sinensis contained higher levels of ferulic acid, Z-ligustilide, and senkyunolide A, while high amounts of butylphthalide and Z-butylenephthalide were found in A. gigas roots. The extracts deriving from A. gigas roots showed better effects in osteogenic and estrogenic properties than that of A. sinensis from China. However, this difference was markedly reduced when the Angelica roots were being prepared in a Chinese herbal decoction together with Astragali Radix as Danggui Buxue Tang. In contrast, the herbal decoction prepared from A. sinensis roots showed better responses in cell cultures. In addition, the extracts of A. gigas roots showed strong cell toxicity both as single herb and as Danggui Buxue Tang. This result revealed the distinct properties of Angelica roots from China and Korea suggesting the specific usage of herb in preparing a unique herbal decoction. PMID:23476692

  2. Chemical and Biological Assessment of Angelica Roots from Different Cultivated Regions in a Chinese Herbal Decoction Danggui Buxue Tang

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    Zhang, Wendy L.; Zheng, Ken Y. Z.; Zhu, Kevin Y.; Zhan, Janis Y. X.; Bi, Cathy W. C.; Chen, J. P.; Dong, Tina T. X.; Choi, Roy C. Y.; Lau, David T. W.; Tsim, Karl W. K.

    2013-01-01

    Roots of Angelica sinensis (Danggui) have been used in promoting blood circulation as herbal medicine for over 2000 years in China. Another species of Angelica roots called A. gigas is being used in Korea. To reveal the efficiency of different Angelica roots, the chemical and biological properties of Angelica roots from different cultivated regions were compared. Roots of A. sinensis contained higher levels of ferulic acid, Z-ligustilide, and senkyunolide A, while high amounts of butylphthalide and Z-butylenephthalide were found in A. gigas roots. The extracts deriving from A. gigas roots showed better effects in osteogenic and estrogenic properties than that of A. sinensis from China. However, this difference was markedly reduced when the Angelica roots were being prepared in a Chinese herbal decoction together with Astragali Radix as Danggui Buxue Tang. In contrast, the herbal decoction prepared from A. sinensis roots showed better responses in cell cultures. In addition, the extracts of A. gigas roots showed strong cell toxicity both as single herb and as Danggui Buxue Tang. This result revealed the distinct properties of Angelica roots from China and Korea suggesting the specific usage of herb in preparing a unique herbal decoction. PMID:23476692

  3. Total Glucosides of Danggui Buxue Tang Attenuate BLM-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis via Regulating Oxidative Stress by Inhibiting NOX4

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    Zhao, Ping; Zhou, Wen-Cheng; Li, De-Lin; Mo, Xiao-Ting; Xu, Liang; Li, Liu-Cheng; Cui, Wen-Hui; Gao, Jian

    2015-01-01

    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a serious chronic lung disease with unknown pathogenesis. Researches have confirmed that oxidative stress which is regulated by NADPH oxidase-4 (NOX4), a main source of reactive oxygen species (ROS), is an important molecular mechanism underlying PF. Previous studies showed that total glucosides of Danggui Buxue Tang (DBTG), an extract from a classical traditional Chinese herbal formula, Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT), attenuated bleomycin-induced PF in rats. However, the mechanisms of DBTG are still not clear. We hypothesize that DBTG attenuates PF through regulating the level of oxidative stress by inhibiting NOX4. And we found that fibrosis indexes hydroxyproline (HYP) and type I collagen (Col-I) were lower in DBTG groups compared with the model group. In addition, the expression of transforming growth factor-?1 (TGF-?1) and expression of alpha smooth muscle actin (?-SMA) were also much more decreased than the model group. For oxidative stress indicators, DBTG blunted the decrease of superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity, total antioxidant capacity (T-AOC), and the increase in malondialdehyde (MDA), 8-iso-prostaglandin in lung homogenates. Treatment with DBTG restrained the expression of NOX4 compared to the model group. Present study confirms that DBTG inhibits BLM-induced PF by modulating the level of oxidative stress via suppressing NOX4. PMID:26347805

  4. Effect of Guibi-Tang, a Traditional Herbal Formula, on Retinal Neovascularization in a Mouse Model of Proliferative Retinopathy

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    Lee, Yun Mi; Lee, Yu-Ri; Kim, Chan-Sik; Jo, Kyuhyung; Sohn, Eunjin; Kim, Jin Sook; Kim, Junghyun

    2015-01-01

    Ocular pathologic angiogenesis is an important causative risk factor of blindness in retinopathy of prematurity, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, and neovascular macular degeneration. Guibi-tang (GBT) is a frequently used oriental herbal formula in East Asian countries, and is also called Qui-pi-tang in Chinese and Kihi-To in Japanese. In the present study, we investigated the preventive effect of GBT on retinal pathogenic neovascularization in a mouse model of oxygen-induced retinopathy (OIR). C57BL/6 mice were exposed to 75% hyperoxia for five days on postnatal day 7 (P7). The mice were then exposed to room air from P12 to P17 to induce ischemic proliferative retinopathy. GBT (50 or 100 mg/kg/day) was intraperitoneally administered daily for five days (from P12 to P16). On P17, Retinal neovascularization was measured on P17, and the expression levels of 55 angiogenesis-related factors were analyzed using protein arrays. GBT significantly decreased retinal pathogenic angiogenesis in OIR mice, and protein arrays revealed that GBT decreased PAI-1 protein expression levels. Quantitative real-time PCR revealed that GBT reduced vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2), and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 (PAI-1) mRNA levels in OIR mice. GBT promotes potent inhibitory activity for retinal neovascularization by decreasing VEGF, FGF2, and PAI-1 levels. PMID:26694358

  5. Effect of Guibi-Tang, a Traditional Herbal Formula, on Retinal Neovascularization in a Mouse Model of Proliferative Retinopathy.

    PubMed

    Lee, Yun Mi; Lee, Yu-Ri; Kim, Chan-Sik; Jo, Kyuhyung; Sohn, Eunjin; Kim, Jin Sook; Kim, Junghyun

    2015-01-01

    Ocular pathologic angiogenesis is an important causative risk factor of blindness in retinopathy of prematurity, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, and neovascular macular degeneration. Guibi-tang (GBT) is a frequently used oriental herbal formula in East Asian countries, and is also called Qui-pi-tang in Chinese and Kihi-To in Japanese. In the present study, we investigated the preventive effect of GBT on retinal pathogenic neovascularization in a mouse model of oxygen-induced retinopathy (OIR). C57BL/6 mice were exposed to 75% hyperoxia for five days on postnatal day 7 (P7). The mice were then exposed to room air from P12 to P17 to induce ischemic proliferative retinopathy. GBT (50 or 100 mg/kg/day) was intraperitoneally administered daily for five days (from P12 to P16). On P17, Retinal neovascularization was measured on P17, and the expression levels of 55 angiogenesis-related factors were analyzed using protein arrays. GBT significantly decreased retinal pathogenic angiogenesis in OIR mice, and protein arrays revealed that GBT decreased PAI-1 protein expression levels. Quantitative real-time PCR revealed that GBT reduced vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2), and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 (PAI-1) mRNA levels in OIR mice. GBT promotes potent inhibitory activity for retinal neovascularization by decreasing VEGF, FGF2, and PAI-1 levels. PMID:26694358

  6. Computing Term Similarity by Knowledge from Big Data Peipei Li #1, Haixun Wang 2, Kenny Q. Zhu 3, Zhongyuan Wang 2, Xindong Wu #4

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    Zhu, Kenny Q.

    , Zhongyuan Wang 2, Xindong Wu #4 # Hefei University of Technology 1 v-pli@microsoft.com 4 xwu@uvm.edu Microsoft Research Asia 2 {haixunw,zhy.wang}@microsoft.com Shanghai Jiao Tong University 3 kzhu words rather than the more gen- eral multi-word expressions (MWEs), and they do not scale very well

  7. Geochemistry of Heavy Minerals from Wang River, Lampang Province, Thailand

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    KIM, T.; Lee, I.

    2014-12-01

    Wang River, known as Mae Nam Wang, is located in Northern part of Thailand. It is 440km long and has a catchment area 10,791km2. It originates from Mt. Phi Pannam and flows south-westward to join Ping River at Tak Province. The study area is the upper part of Wang River, which is located in the Wang Nua District, Lampang Province. The upper part of Wang River has been mined for gold placer deposit for a long time by local residents. Previous studies, dealing with gold grain morphology and chemistry of this area, reported several heavy mineral assemblages. In this study, we focused on geochemistry of detrital heavy mineral assemblage occurring within placer gold deposit of the study area to trace the provenances of the detrital heavy minerals and to evaluate the economic value of the detrital heavy mineral deposits on upper part of Wang River. The samples from the study area were prepared by panning and heavy liquid separation for analyses. An Energy Dispersive System (EDS) in Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) was used for identification and image analysis of the detrital grains. The assemblage of heavy minerals in this area consists of ilmenite, zircon, hematite, magnetite, garnet, and rutile. Ilmenite (>21.5%) is the most common heavy mineral in the prepared heavy mineral sample. The proportion of zircon, hematite, magnetite, garnet, and rutile are approximately 15.0%, 14.7%, 10.5%, 5.8%, and 5.1% respectively. A plot of FeO-TiO2-Fe2O3 ternary diagram shows that most of iron-titanium oxides are plotted near or above the line of ilmenite (FeTiO3) - hematite (Fe2O3) solid solution, which is continuous solid solution above 800?. It provides useful information about forming condition of the source rock. Furthermore, the combination of the chemical analyses results with detailed geologic setting of the study area can be a tool to trace the provenances of the detrital heavy minerals.

  8. Search by Voice in Mandarin Chinese Jiulong Shan1, Genqing Wu1, Zhihong Hu2, Xiliu Tang1, Martin Jansche2, Pedro J. Moreno2

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    Cortes, Corinna

    , PRC 2Google Research, 76 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011, USA jlshan@google.com, wugenqing@google.com, hzhsch@gmail.com, xiliu.tang@gmail.com mjansche@google.com, pedro@google.com Abstract In this paper we

  9. Ferulic acid enhances the chemical and biological properties of astragali radix: a stimulator for danggui buxue tang, an ancient Chinese herbal decoction.

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    Zheng, Ken Y Z; Zhang, Zhen X; Du, Crystal Y Q; Zhang, Wendy L; Bi, Cathy W C; Choi, Roy C Y; Dong, Tina T X; Tsim, Karl W K

    2014-02-01

    Danggui buxue tang, an ancient formula composed of astragali radix and Angelicae sinensis radix, has been used for treating menopausal irregularity in women for more than 800 years in China. In danggui buxue tang, the complete functions of astragali radix require the assistance of Angelicae sinensis radix, and both herbs have to work harmoniously in order to achieve the maximal therapeutic purposes. In order to analyze the relationship of the two herbs, the role of ferulic acid, a major chemical within Angelicae sinensis radix, in chemical and biological properties of astragali radix was determined. Using ferulic acid in the extraction of astragali radix, the amounts of astragaloside IV, calycosin, and formononetin were increased in the final extract; however, the astragali radix polysaccharide showed a minor increase. The chemical-enriched astragali radix extract showed robust induction in osteogenic and estrogenic activities in cultured osteosarcoma MG-63 and breast MCF-7 cells. However, ferulic acid itself did not show such biological responses. The current results strongly suggest that Angelicae sinensis radix-derived ferulic acid is a positive regulator for danggui buxue tang, which enhanced the solubilities of active ingredients derived from astragali radix, and which therefore increased the biological efficacies of danggui buxue tang. PMID:24488720

  10. EAVA: A 3D Emotive Audio-Visual Avatar Hao Tang, Yun Fu, Jilin Tu, Thomas S. Huang, and Mark Hasegawa-Johnson

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    Hasegawa-Johnson, Mark

    EAVA: A 3D Emotive Audio-Visual Avatar Hao Tang, Yun Fu, Jilin Tu, Thomas S. Huang, and Mark Abstract Emotive audio-visual avatars have the potential of sig- nificantly improving the quality of Human to a text-driven 3D Emotive Audio-Visual Avatar (EAVA) are proposed. Pri- mary work is focused on 3D face

  11. Demonstration of an Active Quantum Key Distribution Network1 Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Alan Mink, Anastase Nakassis, Hai Xu, Barry Hershman, Joshua Bienfang,

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    Demonstration of an Active Quantum Key Distribution Network1 Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Alan Mink, quantum key distribution (QKD) system with polarization coding over a fiber link, in which the resulting: Quantum cryptography, quantum key distribution, quantum communications network, optical switches. 1

  12. Effect of Carbon Black and Silica Fillers in Elastomer Blends Yimin Zhang, S. Ge, B. Tang, T. Koga, M. H. Rafailovich,*, J. C. Sokolov,

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    Effect of Carbon Black and Silica Fillers in Elastomer Blends Yimin Zhang, S. Ge, B. Tang, T. Koga January 30, 2001 ABSTRACT: The effects of carbon black and pyrogeneous silica fillers on the interfacial that the interfacial behavior of PB/BIMS is more sensitive to carbon black than to silica. The interfacial broadening

  13. Non-rigid image registration of brain magnetic resonance images using Ronald W.K. So , Tommy W.H. Tang, Albert C.S. Chung

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    Chung, Albert C. S.

    Non-rigid image registration of brain magnetic resonance images using graph-cuts Ronald W.K. So à magnetic resonance images. In this paper, the non-rigid medical image registration problem is reformulated, Tommy W.H. Tang, Albert C.S. Chung Lo Kwee-Seong Medical Image Analysis Laboratory, Department

  14. Nitrate Anions and Ion Pairing at the Air-Aqueous Interface Man Xu, Cheng Y. Tang, Aaron M. Jubb, Xiangke Chen, and Heather C. Allen*

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    Nitrate Anions and Ion Pairing at the Air-Aqueous Interface Man Xu, Cheng Y. Tang, Aaron M. Jubb, Columbus, Ohio 43210 ReceiVed: June 18, 2008; ReVised Manuscript ReceiVed: October 31, 2008 Nitrate ions in a variety of atmospheric reactions. Thus, a fundamental understanding of nitrate ions at the air

  15. Engineered Solder-Directed Self-Assembly Across Length Scales Robert Knuesel, Shameek Bose, Wei Zheng, and Heiko O. Jacobs

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    Jacobs, Heiko O.

    Engineered Solder-Directed Self-Assembly Across Length Scales Robert Knuesel, Shameek Bose, Wei. The process is based on the reduction of surface free energy between liquid solder coated areas pedestals that act as chaperones for the solder directed assembly to take place. The scale reduction to 20

  16. Noncontiguous I/O Accesses Through MPI-IO Avery Ching Alok Choudhary Kenin Coloma Wei-keng Liao

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    Noncontiguous I/O Accesses Through MPI-IO Avery Ching Alok Choudhary Kenin Coloma Wei-keng Liao National Laboratory Argonne, IL 60439 rross, gropp @mcs.anl.gov Abstract I/O performance remains a weakness system components, I/O interfaces available to programmers and the I/O methods supported by file systems

  17. Formulation and Mathematical Analysis of a uid{solid interaction Problem? Xiaobing Fengy, Ping Leez and Yuting Wei

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    Formulation and Mathematical Analysis of a uid{solid interaction Problem? Xiaobing Fengy, Ping://www.math.utk.edu/~xfeng/ Typeset by AMS-TEX 1 #12;2 XIAOBING FENG, PING LEE AND YUTING WEI of using radiation boundary condition

  18. Cationic fluorinated polymer binders for microbial fuel cell Guang Chen, Bin Wei, Bruce E. Logan, Michael A. Hickner

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    Cationic fluorinated polymer binders for microbial fuel cell cathodes Guang Chen, Bin Wei, Bruce E-Radel was synthesized via chloromethylation of Radel NT5500 (Solvay Advanced Polymers, Alphareta GA) and subsequent quaternization by trimethylamine according to standard procedures in the literature [1] (Scheme 1). Polymers were

  19. Analysis of 3D Motion Effects in Myocardial Elastography Wei-Ning Lee and Elisa E. Konofagou

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    Konofagou, Elisa E.

    myocardial function, due to ischemia or infarction, through estimation and imaging the myocardial deformationAnalysis of 3D Motion Effects in Myocardial Elastography Wei-Ning Lee and Elisa E. Konofagou-correlation; Elastography; Elevational; Finite-element; Lateral; Myocardial; Radial strain; Recorrelation; Strain I

  20. A multi-scan MRI-based virtual cystoscopy Dongqing Chen*, Bin Li, Wei Huang, and Zhengrong Liang

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    A multi-scan MRI-based virtual cystoscopy Dongqing Chen*, Bin Li, Wei Huang, and Zhengrong Liang Department of Radiology, StateUniversity of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 ABSTRACT Computed tomography (CT with air. In a previous work, we investigated a magnetic resonanceimaging (MRI) basedVC schemewith urine

  1. Database-Assisted Low-Dose CT Image Restoration Wei Xu, Sungsoo Ha and Klaus Mueller, Senior Member, IEEE

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    , IEEE Abstract­ The image quality of low-dose CT scans typically suffers greatly from the limitedDatabase-Assisted Low-Dose CT Image Restoration Wei Xu, Sungsoo Ha and Klaus Mueller, Senior Member of the reconstructions makes diagnostics difficult. In previous work, we have demonstrated a method that can restore

  2. Modeling 4D Human-Object Interactions for Event and Object Recognition Ping Wei1,2

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    Zhu, Song Chun

    with the hand. An event is a sequence of time-varying interactions be- tween human and objects with hierarchicalModeling 4D Human-Object Interactions for Event and Object Recognition Ping Wei1,2 , Yibiao Zhao2 structures and the large appearance variations. In this paper, we propose a 4D human-object interaction model

  3. 1-Jin-Wei Liang and B. F. Feeny Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 126(1) 118-125.

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    Feeny, Brian

    COULOMB AND VISCOUS FRICTION IN FORCED DUAL-DAMPED OSCILLATORS First author: Jin-Wei Liang, Institute: Department of Mechanical Engineering, MingChi Institute of Technology, Address: 84 Gung-Juan Rd., Taishan-2-29041914 email: liangj@ccsun.mit.edu.tw Second author: Brian F. Feeny, Institute: Department of Mechanical

  4. 1-Jin-Wei Liang and B. F. Feeny, April 2005 TITLE: BALANCING ENERGY TO ESTIMATE DAMPING PARAMETERS IN FORCED

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    Feeny, Brian

    IN FORCED OSCILLATORS Jin-Wei Liang, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MingChi University of Technology to identify damping parameters in mechanical vibration systems. By balancing the energy input as registered with good resolution; and the frequency of damped oscillation is approximately equal to the undamped natural

  5. Theory of light refraction at the surface of a photonic crystal Wei Jiang and Ray T. Chen

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    Jiang, Wei

    Theory of light refraction at the surface of a photonic crystal Wei Jiang and Ray T. Chen February 2005; published 28 June 2005 A rigorous theory is developed for light refraction by a photonic crystal PC with arbitrary lattice-type and surface orientation. First, the refraction of a planar wave

  6. Nonlinear dynamics of a dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical lattice Zheng-Wei Xie,1,2

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    Zexian, Cao

    Nonlinear dynamics of a dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical lattice Zheng-Wei Xie,1,2 Ze 2005 The dynamics of Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices with the long-range dipole- perfluid phase to a Mott insulator observed for ultracold at- oms in the optical lattice 2 . On the other

  7. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 3. Elastic Green function

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem Set 3. Elastic Green function Due date: Jan 26, 2005 Problem 3.1 (10') Numerical calculation of Green's function. (a) Write a Matlab program that returns Cijkl given C11, C12, and C44 of an anisotropic elastic

  8. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 5. Eshelby's Inclusion

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem in all 4 steps? (c) What is the elastic energy inside the inclusion EI , and what is the elastic energy 12 = (other components of e ij = 0). (a) What is the total elastic energy of the system E

  9. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 6. Cracks

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem strain and plain stress equivalence. Let the elastic stiffness tensor of a homogeneous solid be Cijkl-dimensional elastic stiffness tensor be cijkl, i.e., ij = cijklekl for i, j, k, l, = 1, 2 (plane strain) (1

  10. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 5. Eshelby's Inclusion

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem to the inclusion and to the matrix in all 4 steps? (c) What is the elastic energy inside the inclusion EI , and what is the elastic energy inside the matrix EM at the end of step 4? Solution (a) The forces

  11. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 1 Solution

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem = 0 Problem 1.3 (10') Gauss's Theorem. (a) For a elastic body V with surface S in equilibrium under stress in the elastic body under zero body force is, ij = 1 2V S (Ti xj + Tj xi)dS S Ti xjdS = S ik xjnkd

  12. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 6. Cracks

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem the elastic stiffness tensor of a homogeneous solid be Cijkl and its inverse (compliance tensor) be Sijkl. In the plane strain problem, e13 = e23 = e33 = 0. Let the 2-dimensional elastic stiffness tensor be cijkl, i

  13. Utility-driven Load Shedding for XML Stream Processing Mingzhu Wei , Elke A. Rundensteiner and Murali Mani

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    Utility-driven Load Shedding for XML Stream Processing Mingzhu Wei , Elke A. Rundensteiner loss of data. Load shedding, the prevalent strategy for solving this overflow problem, has so far only been considered for relational stream processing, but not for XML. Shedding applied to XML stream

  14. Mesh-free simulations of shear banding in large deformation Shaofan Li, Wei Hao, Wing Kam Liu *

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    Li, Shaofan

    Mesh-free simulations of shear banding in large deformation Shaofan Li, Wei Hao, Wing Kam Liu Mesh-free approximation is used in numerical simulations of strain localization under large deformation. An explicit displacement based mesh-free formulation is used in both two-dimensional and three

  15. MUTAGENICITY, CARCINOGENICITY, AND HUMAN CANCER RISK FROM INDOOR EXPOSURE TO COAL AND WOOD COMBUSTION IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

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    The residents in Xuan Wei County, China, have been exposed to high levels of combustion emissions from smoky and smokeless coal and wood combustion under unvented conditions in homes. n unusually high lung cancer mortality rate that can not be attributed to tobacco smoke or occup...

  16. Reliably Erasing Data From Flash-Based Solid State Drives Michael Wei, Laura M. Grupp, Frederick E. Spada, Steven Swanson

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    Gupta, Rajesh

    data and the raw flash addresses that identify physical storage. The layer of in- direction enhancesReliably Erasing Data From Flash-Based Solid State Drives Michael Wei, Laura M. Grupp, Frederick E. While sanitizing entire disks and individual files is well-understood for hard drives, flash-based solid

  17. Understanding the Impact of Power Loss on Flash Memory Hung-Wei Tseng Laura M. Grupp Steven Swanson

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    Gupta, Rajesh

    addresses and physical flash memory locations. FTLs must store metadata about this mapping in the flashUnderstanding the Impact of Power Loss on Flash Memory Hung-Wei Tseng Laura M. Grupp Steven Swanson,lgrupp,swanson}@cs.ucsd.edu Abstract Flash memory is quickly becoming a common component in com- puter systems ranging from music

  18. Massively-Parallel Dislocation Dynamics Simulations Wei Cai, Vasily V. Bulatov, Tim G. Pierce, Masato Hiratani, Moono

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    Cai, Wei

    Massively-Parallel Dislocation Dynamics Simulations Wei Cai, Vasily V. Bulatov, Tim G. Pierce based on the collective dynamics of dislocations has been a challenge for computational materials science for a number of years. The difficulty lies in the inability of the existing dislocation dynamics

  19. Simulation and Control of a Two-wheeled Self-balancing Robot Wei An and Yangmin Li*, Senior Member, IEEE

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    Li, Yangmin

    . Lego company designed a LegWay robot [8]. In Legway robot, the differential driven method has been control operation. A simple self- balancing robot with Lego is constructed, which includes AVR controllerSimulation and Control of a Two-wheeled Self-balancing Robot Wei An¹ and Yangmin Li¹²*, Senior

  20. Effect of BL-21 (Wei-Yu) acupoint stimulation on gastric motility following preanesthetic treatment in dogs.

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    Kim, H Y; Kwon, O K; Nam, T C

    2000-12-01

    In acupuncture practice of animals, preanesthetics sometimes are needed. The purpose of this study was to select the ideal chemical restraint at acupuncture for gastric motility. Nine healthy mixed breed dogs weighed 10-21 kg and aged 1-3 years old were used in this study. Two EMG surface electrodes were placed between the seromuscular and the mucosal layer of pylorus. Twenty minutes after feeding normal gastric motility was recorded for 60 minutes using physiograph (Narco-Biosystem). Then preanesthetic treated-gastric motility was observed for 30 minutes. Preanesthetics used were xylazine, diazepam, and acepromazine. Acupuncture needles were inserted to BL-21 (Wei-Yu) acupoint, and then changes of gastric motility were recorded for 60 minutes. The gastric motility following xylazine administration (1 mg/kg, IV) was markedly decreased. BL-21 (Wei-Yu) acupoints stimulation did not alter xylazine-induced depression of gastric motility. The diazepam (1 mg/kg IV) treated-gastric motility was increased mildly 20 minutes after drug administration. BL-21 (Wei-Yu) acupoint stimulation after diazepam administration enhanced gastric motility significantly. The gastric motility following acepromazine (0.3 mg/kg, IM) administration was not changed compared with normal gastric motility. Application of traditional acupuncture at BL-21 (Wei-Yu) significantly increased the gastric motility. Based on these results, acepromazine and diazepam could be acceptable chemical restraints for acupuncture therapy of gastric motility, but xylazine couldn't be. PMID:14614309

  1. CLF-based Tracking Control for UAV Kinematic Models with Saturation Constraints Wei Ren Randal W. Beard

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    Ren, Wei

    CLF-based Tracking Control for UAV Kinematic Models with Saturation Constraints Wei Ren Randal W Abstract-- This paper considers the trajectory tracking prob- lem for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs). We assume that the UAV is equipped with an autopilot which reduces the twelve degree-of-freedom (DOF) model

  2. First-principles study of Mn-induced local magnetic moments in host semiconductors Shi-Hao Wei

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    Gong, Xingao

    230031, China Gustavo M. Dalpian and Su-Huai Wei National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado Physics Department, Fudan University, Shanghai-200433, China X. G. Gong Physics Department, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China and Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei

  3. Drying-induced bifurcation in a hydrogel-actuated nanostructure Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, and Zhigang Suoa)

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    Hong, Wei

    in the hybrid structure can markedly affect the swelling behavior of the hydrogel, leading to inhomogeneousDrying-induced bifurcation in a hydrogel-actuated nanostructure Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, and Zhigang Hydrogels have enormous potential for making adaptive structures in response to diverse stimuli

  4. Chemical characterization of indoor air of homes from communes in Xuan Wei, China, with high lung cancer mortality rates

    EPA Science Inventory

    In a rural county, Xuan Wei, China, the lung cancer mortality rate is among China's highest, especially in women. This mortality rate is more associated with indoor air burning of smoky coal, as opposed to smokeless coal or wood, for cooking and heating under unvented conditions....

  5. ME346A Introduction to Statistical Mechanics Wei Cai Stanford University Win 2011 Handout 11. Applications to Fluids

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    Cai, Wei

    ME346A Introduction to Statistical Mechanics ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Win 2011 Handout 11. Applications to Fluids February 23, 2011 Contents 1 Ideal gas model review 1 2 Van der Waals model 2 3 Virial In this lecture, we will discuss fluids beyond the ideal gas limit. This means we need to account for interactions

  6. Composite Social Network for Predicting Mobile Apps Installation Wei Pan and Nadav Aharony and Alex (Sandy) Pentland

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    Composite Social Network for Predicting Mobile Apps Installation Wei Pan and Nadav Aharony and Alex of predicting mobile application (known as "apps") installation using social networks and explain its challenge is accessible to app market makers such as the iPhone AppStore, it has not yet been studied how app mar- ket

  7. High speed silicon photonic crystal waveguide modulator for low voltage Lanlan Gu, Wei Jiang,a ,b

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    Jiang, Wei

    High speed silicon photonic crystal waveguide modulator for low voltage operation Lanlan Gu, Wei; accepted 14 January 2007; published online 12 February 2007 A high speed compact silicon modulator injection is the only practical option for optical modulation in silicon, a lower limit of current density

  8. Globalization, industrial restructuring, and regional development in China Y.H. Dennis Wei a,*, Ingo Liefner b

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    Wei, Yehua Dennis

    Globalization, industrial restructuring, and regional development in China Y.H. Dennis Wei a: Globalization Institutions Industrialization Regional development China a b s t r a c t China's rapid growth. Through a comprehensive review of the literature on globalization, industrial restructuring and regional

  9. CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF INDOOR AIR HOMES FROM COMMUNES IN XUAN WEI, CHINA, WITH HIGH LUNG CANCER MORTALITY RATE

    EPA Science Inventory

    In a rural county, Xuan Wei, China, the lung cancer mortality rate is among China's highest, especially in women. his mortality rate is more associated with indoor air burning of smoky coal, as opposed to smokeless coal or wood, for cooking and heating under unvented conditions. ...

  10. The Rubber Band Revisited: Wang-Landau Simulation

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    Lucas S. Ferreira; Alvaro A. Caparica; Minos A. Neto; Mircea D. Galiceanu

    2012-07-09

    In this work we apply Wang-Landau simulations to a simple model which has exact solutions both in the microcanonical and canonical formalisms. The simulations were carried out by using an updated version of the Wang-Landau sampling. We consider a homopolymer chain consisting of $N$ monomers units which may assume any configuration on the two-dimensional lattice. By imposing constraints to the moves of the polymers we obtain three different models. Our results show that updating the density of states only after every $N$ monomers moves leads to a better precision. We obtain the specific heat and the end-to-end distance per monomer and test the precision of our simulations comparing the location of the maximum of the specific heat with the exact results for the three types of walks.

  11. Wang-Landau sampling with logarithmic windows for continuous models.

    PubMed

    Xie, Y L; Chu, P; Wang, Y L; Chen, J P; Yan, Z B; Liu, J-M

    2014-01-01

    We present a modified Wang-Landau sampling (MWLS) for continuous statistical models by partitioning the energy space into a set of windows with logarithmically shrinking width. To demonstrate its necessity and advantages, we apply this sampling to several continuous models, including the two-dimensional square XY spin model, triangular J1-J2 spin model, and Lennard-Jones cluster model. Given a finite number of bins for partitioning the energy space, the conventional Wang-Landau sampling may not generate sufficiently accurate density of states (DOS) around the energy boundaries. However, it is demonstrated that much more accurate DOS can be obtained by this MWLS, and thus a precise evaluation of the thermodynamic behaviors of the continuous models at extreme low temperature (kBT<0.1) becomes accessible. The present algorithm also allows efficient computation besides the highly reliable data sampling. PMID:24580364

  12. RAMP BEE3 Interchip Link by Tracy Wang

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    Wawrzynek, John

    RAMP BEE3 Interchip Link by Tracy Wang Research Project Submitted to the Department of Electrical LINKS 4 2.2 BEE2 5 2.3 BEE3 8 2.4 TOOLS 9 3. DESIGN 11 3.1 OVERVIEW 11 3.2 OSERDES & ISERDES 12 3.1 DEVELOPMENT & TOOLS 30 5.2 CLOCKS & DEBUGGING 30 5.3 WORKING WITH BEE3 31 6. FUTURE WORK 32 6.1 USING RING

  13. A generic, hierarchical framework for massively parallel Wang Landau sampling

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    Vogel, Thomas; Li, Ying Wai; Wuest, Thomas; Landau, David P

    2013-01-01

    We introduce a parallel Wang Landau method based on the replica-exchange framework for Monte Carlo simulations. To demonstrate its advantages and general applicability for simulations of com- plex systems, we apply it to the self-assembly process in amphiphilic solutions and to lattice protein adsorption. Without loss of accuracy, the method gives significant speed-up on small architectures like multi-core processors, and should be beneficial for petaflop machines.

  14. Morphology of Epitaxial Core-Shell Hailong Wang

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    Ciobanu, Cristian

    the realization of several nanowire systems, includ- ing Si/Ge,11-13 GaN/GaP,14 GaN/InGaN,9 GaAs-GaxIn1-xP,15Morphology of Epitaxial Core-Shell Nanowires Hailong Wang Simulation and Theory of Atomic-shell nanowires in the growth regimes limited by either surface diffusion or evaporation-condensation surface

  15. Undercooling, Rapid Solidification, and Relations to Processing in Low Earth Orbit (A Review of the Works of Bingbo Wei)

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    deGroh, Henry C., III

    1999-01-01

    This is a survey of the published works of Prof. Bingbo Wei of the Department of Applied Physics at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian P.R. China. Transformations among solid - liquid - and vapor are fundamental to the foundations of life and culture on Earth. The development and understanding of materials has lead the evolution and advancement of the human race since antiquity. Materials and fluids research is continuing today, with us standing on the shoulders of those that have gone before us. Technological and scientific breakthroughs continue due to studies of greater and greater complexity, that include for example, research done at high pressures, in high magnetic fields, at temperatures near absolute zero, and in the low gravity environment of low Earth orbit. Of particular technological importance is the liquid to solid transformation of metals and alloys. Solidification processing is generally the most important factor in the final properties of objects made of metal; and undercooling is the fundamental driving force for all solidification. The interest and resources dedicated to the study of solidification and undercooling are great and World wide. For many years B. Wei and his coworkers have been studying undercooling and rapid solidification and have amassed a significant body of published research in this important field, contributing to the leading edge of the state-of-the-art. It is the goal of this memorandum to provide a review of the research of B. Wei et al.; publications in Chinese are included in the reference list but are not discussed. The bulk of Wei's work has been in the area of undercooling and rapid solidification [1-11, 13-16, 24-36] with papers dating back to 1989, the same year he earned his Ph.D. Below, discussions of Wei's undercooling and rapid solidification research have been grouped together mostly on the basis of alloy type, such as eutectic, intermetallic, or monotectic.

  16. Effects of traditional Chinese herbal medicine San-Huang-Xie-Xin-Tang on gastrointestinal motility in mice

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    Hwang, Min Woo; Ahn, Tae Seok; Hong, Noo Ri; Jeong, Han-Sol; Jung, Myeong Ho; Ha, Ki-Tae; Kim, Byung Joo

    2015-01-01

    AIM: To investigate the effects of San-Huang-Xie-Xin-Tang (SHXXT), a herbal product used in traditional Chinese medicine, on gastrointestinal (GI) motility in mice. METHODS: The in vivo effects of SHXXT on GI motility were investigated by measuring the intestinal transit rates (ITRs) using Evans blue in normal mice and in mice with experimentally induced GI motility dysfunction (GMD). RESULTS: In normal ICR mice, ITRs were significantly and dose-dependently increased by SHXXT (0.1-1 g/kg). GMD was induced by injecting acetic acid or streptozotocin intraperitoneally. The ITRs of GMD mice were significantly reduced compared to normal mice, and these reductions were significantly and dose-dependently inhibited by SHXXT (0.1-1 g/kg). CONCLUSION: These results suggest that SHXXT is a novel candidate for the development of a prokinetic agent that may prevent or alleviate GMD. PMID:25632184

  17. Eigensolution techniques, their applications and the Fisher's information entropy of Tietz-Wei diatomic molecular potential

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    Falaye, B J; Ikhdair, S M; Hamzavi, M

    2014-01-01

    In this study, approximate analytical solution of Schr\\"odinger, Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations under the Tietz-Wei (TW) diatomic molecular potential are represented by using an approximation for the centrifugal term. We have applied three types of eigensolution techniques; the functional analysis approach (FAA), supersymmetry quantum mechanics (SUSYQM) and asymptotic iteration method (AIM) to solve Klein-Gordon Dirac and Schr\\"odinger equations, respectively. The energy eigenvalues and the corresponding eigenfunctions for these three wave equations are obtained and some numerical results and figures are reported. It has been shown that these techniques yielded exactly same results. some expectation values of the TW diatomic molecular potential within the framework of the Hellmann-Feynman theorem (HFT) have been presented. The probability distributions which characterize the quantum-mechanical states of TW diatomic molecular potential are analysed by means of complementary information measures of a probabil...

  18. [Summarization of professor Zhang Jia-wei's experiences in treatment of female climacteric syndrome].

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    Chen, Gui-zhen; Xu, Yun-xiang

    2007-06-01

    Professor ZHANG Jia-wei's unique experiences in treatment of women's climacteric syndrome are introduced. According to physio-pathologic characteristics of the women in climacteric, in acupuncture and moxibustion treatment, he puts forward the therapeutic principles of reinforcing the spleen and replenishing the kidney, harmonizing yin and yang, and pays attention to application of the needling method, flying needling manipulation with stable, accurate, light and quick characteristics, which are summarized by professor Zhang according to his clinical experience of many years, and catgut embedding at back-shu points; in addition, he advocates selection of treatment methods according to climatic and seasonal condition, geographical location and individual condition, puncturing followed by moxibustion, combining acupuncture with medicine. PMID:17663111

  19. Shape Variation in Aterian Tanged Tools and the Origins of Projectile Technology: A Morphometric Perspective on Stone Tool Function

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    Iovita, Radu

    2011-01-01

    Background Recent findings suggest that the North African Middle Stone Age technocomplex known as the Aterian is both much older than previously assumed, and certainly associated with fossils exhibiting anatomically modern human morphology and behavior. The Aterian is defined by the presence of ‘tanged’ or ‘stemmed’ tools, which have been widely assumed to be among the earliest projectile weapon tips. The present study systematically investigates morphological variation in a large sample of Aterian tools to test the hypothesis that these tools were hafted and/or used as projectile weapons. Methodology/Principal Findings Both classical morphometrics and Elliptical Fourier Analysis of tool outlines are used to show that the shape variation in the sample exhibits size-dependent patterns consistent with a reduction of the tools from the tip down, with the tang remaining intact. Additionally, the process of reduction led to increasing side-to-side asymmetries as the tools got smaller. Finally, a comparison of shape-change trajectories between Aterian tools and Late Paleolithic arrowheads from the North German site of Stellmoor reveal significant differences in terms of the amount and location of the variation. Conclusions/Significance The patterns of size-dependent shape variation strongly support the functional hypothesis of Aterian tools as hafted knives or scrapers with alternating active edges, rather than as weapon tips. Nevertheless, the same morphological patterns are interpreted as one of the earliest evidences for a hafting modification, and for the successful combination of different raw materials (haft and stone tip) into one implement, in itself an important achievement in the evolution of hominin technologies. PMID:22216161

  20. [Simultaneous determination of 9 major components of dachengqi tang in rat plasma by UPLC-MS/MS].

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    Shen, Feng-Yun; Wei, Hui-Zhen; Sun, Yong-Bing; Wang, Yue-Sheng; Lv, Shang; Gao, Meng; Zeng, Lian-Qing; Rao, Yi

    2014-06-01

    The study established a UPLC-MS/MS method that is used for simultaneous determination nine major bioactive compounds of Dachengqi Tang in rat plasma. Using Aglient C18 column (2.1 mm x 50 mm,1.7 microm) was chromatographed, using methanol-5 mmol x L(-1) ammonium formate mobile phase gradient, elution 0.3 mL x min(-1). In the plasma pre-treatment process, not only the method of methanol and acetonitrile protein precipitation was investigated, and different factors extraction solvent, the type of the scroll time, the number and the type of extraction solvent, the extraction volume of the extraction solution of liquid-liquid extraction is investigated. Finally, with ibuprofen as an internal standard, using ethyl acetate liquid-liquid extraction method pretreatment blood, N2 dry reconstituted supernatant after centrifugation UPLC-MS/MS analysis, in electrospray ionization (ESI) negative mode, using multiple reaction monitoring mode for testing. The linear range of emodin, rhein, aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, magnolol, honokiol, hesperidin and hesperitin is 0.33-660, 0.40-792, 0.41-827, 0.34-680, 0.45-907, 0.46-927, 0.43-867, 0.34-683, 0.39-787 microg x L(-1) respectively, good linear relationship; and extraction recovery were greater than 69.39%, days after the day of the RSD is less than 15%. This method can be used to study the rat gastric large bearing gas after Dachengqi Tang, the simultaneous determination of nine components in plasma for its pharmacokinetics and efficacy material base to provide a theoretical basis. PMID:25244773

  1. Characterization of Tumor-infiltrating T-lymphocytes in TCGA Cancers - Linghua Wang, TCGA Scientific Symposium 2015

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    Home News and Events Multimedia Library Videos Characterization of Tumor-infiltrating T-lymphocytes in TCGA Cancers - Linghua Wang, TCGA Scientific Characterization of Tumor-infiltrating T-lymphocytes in TCGA Cancers - Linghua Wang, TCGA Scientific

  2. UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Changjoo Jeon, Edson Duo Zhang, Hanxiang Chen, Xiao-Tong Wang

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    Zhang, Hanxiang Chen, Xiao-Tong Wang An Investigation into Evaluating Laptop Computers using The Triple (Environmental) Submitted to Dawn Mills By: Changjoo Jeon ( Edson Duo Zhang ( Hanxiang Chen( Xiao-Tong Wang

  3. u p p l e m e n t This document is a supplement to "A Ventilation Index for Tropical Cyclones," by Brian Tang and Kerry emanuel (Bull. Amer.

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    Tang, Brian

    u p p l e m e n t This document is a supplement to "A Ventilation Index for Tropical Cyclones@albany.edu · DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00165.2 A VENTIlATION INDEx fOr TrOpIcAl cYclONES By Brian Tang and Kerry emanuel Overview. The ventilation index derived from the theoretical results of Tang and Emanuel (2010

  4. [AW] and L. Wang, Mathematical existence of crystal growth with Gibbs Thomson curvature effects, in preparation.

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    Taylor, Jean

    ­113; video 00:20:25­00:26:00. [TCH] J. E. Taylor, J. W. Cahn and C. A. Handwerker, Geometric Models, in preparation. [ATW1] F. J. Almgren, J. E. Taylor, and L. Wang, A variational approach to motion by weighted. Soc. (1992), 9­12. [ATW2] F. J. Almgren, J. E. Taylor, and L. Wang, Curvature Driven Flows

  5. Wang et al.: Mites and Nematodes Associated with Termites 499 MITES AND NEMATODES ASSOCIATED WITH THREE

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    Wang, Changlu

    Wang et al.: Mites and Nematodes Associated with Termites 499 MITES AND NEMATODES ASSOCIATED WITH THREE SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE SPECIES (ISOPTERA: RHINOTERMITIDAE) CHANGLU WANG1,3 , JANINE E. POWELL1,4 AND BARRY M. O'CONNOR2 1 Formosan Subterranean Termite Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Stoneville, MS 38776 2

  6. A Semantic Approach to Ontology Merging in DL-Lite , Kewen Wang2

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    Wang, Kewen

    A Semantic Approach to Ontology Merging in DL-Lite Zhe Wang1 , Kewen Wang2 , Guilin Qi3 University, China Abstract. This paper proposes a novel approach to merging DL-Lite ontologies by utilising an alternative semantic characterisation instead of classical DL mod- els. The new merging process consists

  7. Communicating between the IBM Personal Computer and the Wang word-processing system

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    Downey, R.M.

    1983-09-07

    This manual outlines the steps for transferring documents to a Wang word processor from an IBM Personal Computer (PC) and for retrieving stored documents from the Wang. We first look at hardware and software needed to connect the two systems before detailing the steps to take in transferring a document.

  8. Communicating between the IBM Personal Computer and the Wang word processing system

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    Downey, R.M.

    1984-03-15

    This manual outlines the steps for transferring documents to a Wang OIS word processor from an IBM Personal Computer (PC) and for retrieving stored documents from the Wang. We first look at hardware and software needed to connect the two systems before detailing the steps you should take in transferring a document.

  9. Effect of Typhoon Songda (2004) on Remote Heavy Rainfall in Japan Yongqing Wang1,2

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    Wang, Yuqing

    2004-01-01

    18 UTC 6 September 2004 during which Songda was a super typhoon. Two primary numerical experimentsEffect of Typhoon Songda (2004) on Remote Heavy Rainfall in Japan Yongqing Wang1,2 , Yuqing Wang2,1* , and Hironori Fudeyasu2 1 Pacific Typhoon Research Center, KLME, Nanjing University of Information Science

  10. Driving an autonomous car with eye tracking Miao Wang, David Latotzky

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    Rojas, Raúl

    Driving an autonomous car with eye tracking Miao Wang, David Latotzky B-10-03 March 2010 #12;Driving an autonomous car with eye tracking Miao Wang, David Latotzky Free University of Berlin DepartmentDriver, a hardware and software setup to drive an autonomous car with eye movement. The movement of the operator

  11. Solar Near-Infrared Filter System Jingshan Wang1,2

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    Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102 Abstract. In this paper, we present a near-infrared (at1 Solar Near-Infrared Filter System Jingshan Wang1,2 , Haimin Wang1,2 , Nuggehalli M. Ravindra1 Jersey Institute of Technology, 40386 N. Shore Lane, Big Bear City, CA 92314 2 Department of Physics, New

  12. A Forgery Attack against PANDA-s Yu Sasaki and Lei Wang

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    A Forgery Attack against PANDA-s Yu Sasaki and Lei Wang NTT Secure Platform Laboratories, Japan sasaki.yu@lab.ntt.co.jp Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Wang.Lei@ntu.edu.sg Abstract. PANDA claim that PANDA-s, which is one of the designs of the PANDA-family, provides 128-bit security

  13. Enhancing Cellular Infrastructures: A Reflective Approach jinsu.wang@gmail.com

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    Venkatasubramanian, Nalini

    the popularity and pervasiveness of cellular tech- nology, we believe that it can play a unique and vital roleEnhancing Cellular Infrastructures: A Reflective Approach Jinsu Wang jinsu.wang@gmail.com Kyungbaek In this paper, we make a case of a reflective architecture for cellular systems as means to support flexibility

  14. ENSO regulation of MJO teleconnection Ja-Yeon Moon Bin Wang Kyung-Ja Ha

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    Wang, Bin

    ENSO regulation of MJO teleconnection Ja-Yeon Moon · Bin Wang · Kyung-Ja Ha Received: 27 April 2010 2008). As a part of a teleconnection J.-Y. Moon Á B. Wang International Pacific Research Center, School strong 30­60 day meridi- onal wind anomalies surging from cold mid-latitudes. Higgins et al. (2000

  15. AlGaaSbbased MethISemiconductorMeth1 andp-i-nPhotodetectors Y. Wang, K. Longenbach, M. C. Teich, and W. I. Wang

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    Teich, Malvin C.

    , and W. I. Wang Department of Electrical Engineering Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 S. Tiwari voltage and 10 pA after nitrogen plasma passivation for 40 x 40 devices. To the best of our knowledge

  16. Evermann, Kim, Wang, Woodland et al.: CU-HTK Fast System Description CU-HTK Fast System Description

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    Edinburgh, University of

    Evermann, Kim, Wang, Woodland et al.: CU-HTK Fast System Description CU-HTK Fast System Description Gunnar Evermann, Do Yeong Kim, Lan Wang, Phil Woodland + Rest of the HTK STT team May 19th 2003 Cambridge University Engineering Department Rich Transcription Workshop 2003 45 #12;Evermann, Kim, Wang, Woodland et al

  17. WANG ET AL.: LEARNABLE STROKE MODELS FOR EXAMPLE-BASED PORTRAIT PAINTING1 Learnable Stroke Models for Example-based

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    Collomosse, John

    WANG ET AL.: LEARNABLE STROKE MODELS FOR EXAMPLE-BASED PORTRAIT PAINTING1 Learnable Stroke Models for Example-based Portrait Painting Tinghuai Wang1 Tinghuai.Wang@surrey.ac.uk John Collomosse1 J, Bristol, UK Abstract We present a novel algorithm for stylizing photographs into portrait paintings com

  18. Parallelization of the 2d Swendsen-Wang Algorithm

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    Hackl, R.; Matuttis, H.-G.; Singer, J. M.; Husslein, Th.; Morgenstern, I.

    We implemented a parallel Swendsen-Wang algorithm for a 2D Ising system without magnetization in a host-node programming model. The simulations were performed on the Intel Hypercube IPSC/860. Our maximum number of updates/s on 32 nodes ist three times as high as in the implementation by Stauffer and Kertész on the same machine. With 32 processors we reach half the speed of the simulations by Tamayo and Flanigan on 256 nodes of a CM5. We discuss the non-equilibrium relaxation for the energy and the magnetization.

  19. Asymptotic solution of the Wang-Uhlenbeck recurrence time problem.

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    Singer, A; Schuss, Z

    2005-09-01

    A Langevin particle is initiated at the origin with positive velocity. Its trajectory is terminated when it returns to the origin. In 1945, Wang and Uhlenbeck posed the problem of finding the joint probability density function (PDF) of the recurrence time and velocity, naming it "the recurrence time problem". We show that the short-time asymptotics of the recurrence PDF is similar to that of the integrated Brownian motion, solved in 1963 by McKean. We recover the long-time t(-3/2) decay of the first arrival PDF of diffusion by solving asymptotically an appropriate variant of McKean's integral equation. PMID:16196994

  20. THE SONG OF EVERLASTING SORROW: WANG ANYI'S TALE OF SHANGHAI

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    Schneider, Nancy

    2010-02-03

    ” (zhiqing ??)3 The extreme poverty, lack of privacy and monotonous lifestyle in the countryside took a great toll on the young Wang Anyi. She soon grew restless and despondent with her new life in the countryside and began a desperate and frenzied pursuit... of opportunities in the effort to return to the city. She realized that her rudimentary training in music could be the key in an age where ”Propaganda/Modern Opera” (yangban xi ???) and eagerly set out to the countryside, bolstered by a strong desire...

  1. Analysis of baseflow index based hydrological model in Upper Wei River basin on the Loess Plateau in China

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    Liu, D.; Chang, J.; Tian, F.; Huang, Q.; Meng, X.

    2015-05-01

    The baseflow is the drainage from the groundwater and soil water to the streamflow. As one important source of the streamflow, the baseflow could be the main source of the streamflow in the dry season. The Wei River, located in the semi-arid region of the Loess Plateau which is overlain by deep and loose soil, is the largest tributary of the Yellow River. According to former research, most of the streamflow in the dry season in the headwater of the Yellow River is baseflow. For the whole Yellow River basin, the baseflow is an important component of the streamflow, and accounts for about 44% of the annual runoff. Physically-based distributed hydrological models can simulate the runoff components separately, and are important tools to analyse the runoff components. Given the importance of the baseflow in the dry season for drought relief to support the ecological water requirement and irrigation, especially in the Wei River, the baseflow is analysed in this study. To investigate the baseflow in the Upper Wei River basin, a semi-distributed hydrological model based on a Representative Elementary Watershed approach (THREW) is employed to investigate the runoff generation process. To compare the results, an automatic baseflow separation method proposed by Arnold is used to separate the baseflow from the daily streamflow at Beidao hydrological station in Upper Wei River basin from 2001 to 2004. Based on the hydrological modelling and the Arnold separation method, the average annual baseflow index, i.e. the ratio of baseflow to the total runoff, is estimated as in the range of 0.30-0.36. The average intra-annual monthly baseflow index represents the seasonality of the baseflow due to the seasonality of the precipitation and evapotranspiration, and is also analysed.

  2. Clinical Efficacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Suan Zao Ren Tang, for Sleep Disturbance during Methadone Maintenance: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

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    Chan, Yuan-Yu; Chen, Yi-Hung; Yang, Szu-Nian; Lo, Wan-Yu; Lin, Jaung-Geng

    2015-01-01

    Methadone maintenance therapy is an effective treatment for opiate dependence, but more than three-quarters of persons receiving the treatment report sleep quality disturbances. In this double-blind, randomized, controlled trial, we recruited 90 individuals receiving methadone for at least one month who reported sleep disturbances and had Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) scores > 5. The purpose of this study was to determine whether Suan Zao Ren Tang, one of the most commonly prescribed traditional Chinese medications for treatment of insomnia, improves subjective sleep among methadone-maintained persons with disturbed sleep quality. Ninety patients were randomly assigned to intervention group (n = 45) and placebo group (n = 45), and all participants were analyzed. Compared with placebo treatment, Suan Zao Ren Tang treatment for four weeks produced a statistically significant improvement in the mean total PSQI scores (P = 0.007) and average sleep efficiency (P = 0.017). All adverse events (e.g., lethargy, diarrhea, and dizziness) were mild in severity. Suan Zao Ren Tang is effective for improving sleep quality and sleep efficiency among methadone-maintained patients with sleep complaints. PMID:26346534

  3. On the geotectonic nature of the Fen-Wei rift system

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    Guoda, Chen

    1987-11-01

    The Fen-Wei rift system, 1200 km long and 10-100 km wide, is situated in the northern part of East China, following a zigzag path trending NNE-SSW. It cuts the Shanxi-Shaanxi Plateau (average altitude 2 km) reaching depths of 5-6 km, and is filled with Cenozoic sediments (thickness 3-4 km). Accompanying the mainly vertical displacement of the marginal fault zones, the rift system extends laterally up to 7 km (greatest in the southern part). Earthquakes with foci 10-30 km deep are frequent; M = 8. Eruptions mainly of alkaline basalts took place 24 times in the Cenozoic. Heat flow appears to be rather high as marked by 17 hot springs. Negative Bouguer anomalies are dominant, reaching a maximum of -200 mGal. The crust is 38 km thick on average, 2-4 km thinner than that of the marginal uplift zones. Possibly a mantle arched belt exists below. In the upper mantle, Vp = 7.95 km/ s. Originally the rift system was part of the broad ancient China platform. In the Early Jurassic, the latter underwent activation and became the North China diwa (geodepression) region . In the Cenozoic, the Fen-Wei rift system formed as a result of contraction of the crust in this region combined with creeping of asthenospheric material. It may be referred to the crevice type of post-platform continental rift zones in E.E. Milanovsky's classification. The term "diwa" is derived from Chinese words meaning geodepression, being a special kind of intermountain-structural basins occurring mostly on the ancient platform region, filled chiefly with mollasoid sediments. A diwa region is marked with high relief and by basins, diwa as negative units intercalated with ranges as positive units called "geodomes". It is a post-platform mobile region, the third geotectonic element of the continental crust besides géosynclinal and platform regions, proposed by the author in 1959 (Chen, 1959, 1960b, 1965, 1980, etc). Its synonym is "activated region" proposed by the author in 1956, because it is formed by the activation of the platform (Chen 1956, 1960a).

  4. Impact of climate change and anthropogenic activities on stream flow and sediment discharge in the Wei River basin, China

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    Gao, P.; Geissen, V.; Ritsema, C.; Mu, X.-M.; Wang, F.

    2012-03-01

    Reduced stream flow and increased sediment discharge are a major concern in the Yellow River basin of China which supplies water for agriculture, industry and the growing populations located along the river. Similar concerns exist in the Wei River basin which is the largest tributary of the Yellow River basin and comprises the highly eroded Loess Plateau. Better understanding of the drivers of stream flow and sediment discharge dynamics in the Wei River basin is needed for development of effective management strategies for the region and entire Yellow River basin. In this regard we analysed long term trends for water and sediment discharge during the flood season in the Wei River basin, China. Stream flow and sediment discharge data for 1932 to 2008 from existing hydrological stations located in two sub-catchments and at two points in the Wei River were analysed. Precipitation data were analysed from corresponding meteorological stations. We identified change points or transition years for the trends by the Pettitt method and, using double mass curves, we diagnosed whether they were caused by precipitation changes, human intervention, or both. We found significant decreasing trends for stream flow and sediment discharge during the flood season in both sub-catchments and in the Wei River itself. Change-point analyses further revealed that transition years existed and that rapid decline in stream flow began in 1968 (P<0.01), and that sediment discharge began in 1981 (P<0.01) in the main river. In the two sub-catchments, the transition years were 1985 (P<0.01) and 1994 (P<0.05) for water discharge, and 1978 and 1979 for sediment discharge (P<0.05), respectively. The impact of precipitation or human activity on the reduction amount after the transition years was estimated by double mass curves of precipitation vs stream flow (sediment). For reductions in stream flow and sediment discharge, the contribution rate of human activity was found to be 82.80% and 95.56%, respectively, and was significantly stronger than the contribution rate of precipitation. This evidence clearly suggests that, in the absence of significant decreases in precipitation, strategies for managing the region need to focus on human activities to control erosion without restricting stream flow.

  5. Impact of climate change and anthropogenic activities on stream flow and sediment discharge in the Wei River basin, China

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    Gao, P.; Geissen, V.; Ritsema, C. J.; Mu, X.-M.; Wang, F.

    2013-03-01

    Reduced stream flow and increased sediment discharge are a major concern in the Yellow River basin of China, which supplies water for agriculture, industry and the growing populations located along the river. Similar concerns exist in the Wei River basin, which is the largest tributary of the Yellow River basin and comprises the highly eroded Loess Plateau. Better understanding of the drivers of stream flow and sediment discharge dynamics in the Wei River basin is needed for development of effective management strategies for the region and entire Yellow River basin. In this regard we analysed long-term trends for water and sediment discharge during the flood season in the Wei River basin, China. Stream flow and sediment discharge data for 1932 to 2008 from existing hydrological stations located in two subcatchments and at two points in the Wei River were analysed. Precipitation and air temperature data were analysed from corresponding meteorological stations. We identified change-points or transition years for the trends by the Pettitt method and, using double mass curves, we diagnosed whether they were caused by precipitation changes, human intervention, or both. We found significant decreasing trends for stream flow and sediment discharge during the flood season in both subcatchments and in the Wei River itself. Change-point analyses further revealed that transition years existed and that rapid decline in stream flow began in 1968 (P < 0.01), and that sediment discharge began in 1981 (P < 0.01) in the main river. In the two subcatchments, the transition years were 1985 (P < 0.01) and 1994 (P < 0.05) for water discharge, and 1978 and 1979 for sediment discharge (P < 0.05), respectively. The impact of precipitation or human activity on the reduction amount after the transition years was estimated by double mass curves of precipitation vs. stream flow (sediment). For reductions in stream flow and sediment discharge, the contribution rate of human activity was found to be 82.80 and 95.56%, respectively, and was significantly stronger than the contribution rate of precipitation. This evidence clearly suggests that, in the absence of significant decreases in precipitation, strategies for managing the region need to focus on human activities to control erosion without restricting stream flow.

  6. Eigensolution techniques, their applications and the Fisher's information entropy of Tietz-Wei diatomic molecular model

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    B. J. Falaye; K. J. Oyewumi; S. M. Ikhdair; M. Hamzavi

    2014-10-28

    In this study, approximate analytical solution of Schr\\"odinger, Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations under the Tietz-Wei (TW) diatomic molecular potential are represented by using an approximation for the centrifugal term. We have applied three types of eigensolution techniques; the functional analysis approach (FAA), supersymmetry quantum mechanics (SUSYQM) and asymptotic iteration method (AIM) to solve Klein-Gordon Dirac and Schr\\"odinger equations, respectively. The energy eigenvalues and the corresponding eigenfunctions for these three wave equations are obtained and some numerical results and figures are reported. It has been shown that these techniques yielded exactly same results. some expectation values of the TW diatomic molecular potential within the framework of the Hellmann-Feynman theorem (HFT) have been presented. The probability distributions which characterize the quantum-mechanical states of TW diatomic molecular potential are analysed by means of complementary information measures of a probability distribution called the Fishers information entropy. This distribution has been described in terms of Jacobi polynomials, whose characteristics are controlled by the quantum numbers.

  7. Spatio-Temporal Changes in Potential Evaporation Based on Entropy Across the Wei River Basin

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    Huang, S.; Wang, Y.

    2014-12-01

    The distribution of potential evaporation is highly unstable due to complex human activities and climate changes. Therefore, it is of great significance for further understanding hydrological cycle to estimate potential evaporation distribution. Reasonable regionalization of potential evaporation will help to improve the efficiency of irrigation and increase the ability of drought relief, which is of great importance to irrigation planning and management. Hence, the spatio-temporal changes in potential evaporation distribution at monthly and annual scales are investigated based on the modified Mann-Kendall trend test method and the entropy theory in the Wei River Basin. A nonparametric method as an attractive alternative to empirical and parametric approaches is proposed to calculate the univariate and bivariate probability distribution of potential evaporation. The directional information transfer index (DITI) is employed to estimate the similarity among the meteorological stations, and the k-means cluster analysis is used to classify the meteorological stations into several distribution zones with distinct features. Based on the monthly potential evaporation from 1960 to 2008 at 21 meteorological stations, the basin is ultimately classified into 8 zones with their own distinct spatio-temporal distribution features. In view of the distinct spatio-temporal distribution features, the DITI-based model combined with the nonparametric probability estimation method and the k-means cluster analysis offers a more precise classification of potential evaporation distribution zones.

  8. Effects of Hyul-Bu-Chuke-Tang on Erythrocyte Deformability and Cerebrovascular CO2 Reactivity in Normal Subjects

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    Jung, Woo-Sang; Park, Joo-Young; Byeon, Hyung-Sik; Kim, Young-Jee; Park, Jung-Mi; Park, Seong-Uk; Cho, Seung-Yeon; Moon, Sang-Kwan

    2012-01-01

    Aim. Hyul-bu-chuke-tang (HCEt) is a well-known traditional herbal medicine that is used for the treatment of ischemic cerebrovascular disorders. We investigated the acute effects of HCEt on erythrocyte deformability and cerebrovascular CO2 reactivity (CVR) in healthy male subjects. Materials and Methods. We examined erythrocyte deformability in an HCEt group (n = 14) and a control group (n = 10). CVR was measured using hyperventilation-induced CO2 reactivity of the middle cerebral artery and transcranial Doppler (TCD) in the HCEt group (n = 11). A historical control group (n = 10) of CVR measurements was also created from our previous study. All measurements were performed prior to and 1, 2, and 3 hours after HCEt administration. Results. HCEt significantly improved erythrocyte deformability 1 hour after administration compared to the control group (2.9 ± 1.1% versus ?0.6 ± 1.0%, P = 0.034). HCEt significantly improved the CVR 2 hours after administration compared to the historical control group (9.1 ± 4.0% versus ?8.1 ± 4.1%, P = 0.007). The mean blood pressure and pulse rate did not vary from baseline values in either group. Conclusions. We demonstrated that HCEt improved erythrocyte deformability and CVR. Our findings suggest that an improvement in erythrocyte deformability contributes to HCEt's effect on cerebral microcirculation. PMID:22690250

  9. Hydrolysis of Glycosidic Flavonoids during the Preparation of Danggui Buxue Tang: An Outcome of Moderate Boiling of Chinese Herbal Mixture.

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    Zhang, Wendy Li; Chen, Jian-Ping; Lam, Kelly Yin-Ching; Zhan, Janis Ya-Xian; Yao, Ping; Dong, Tina Ting-Xia; Tsim, Karl Wah-Keung

    2014-01-01

    Chemical change during boiling of herbal mixture is a puzzle. By using Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT), a herbal decoction that contains Astragali Radix (AR) and Angelicae Sinensis Radix (ASR), we developed a model in analyzing the hydrolysis of flavonoid glycosides during the boiling of herbal mixture in water. A proper preparation of DBT is of great benefit to the complete extraction of bioactive ingredients. Boiling of DBT in water increased the solubility of AR-derived astragaloside IV, calycosin, formononetin, calycosin-7-O- ? -D-glucoside, and ononin in a time- and temperature-dependent manner: the amounts of these chemicals reached a peak at 2?h. The glycosidic resides of AR, calycosin-7-O- ? -D-glucoside, and ononin could be hydrolyzed during the moderate boiling process to form calycosin and formononetin, respectively. The hydrolysis efficiency was strongly affected by pH, temperature, and amount of herbs. Interestingly, the preheated herbs were not able to show this hydrolytic activity. The current results supported the rationality of ancient preparation of DBT in boiling water by moderate heat. PMID:24744813

  10. Traditional Chinese Medicine Tang-Luo-Ning Ameliorates Sciatic Nerve Injuries in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats

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    Zou, Da-Wei; Gao, Yan-Bin; Zhu, Zhi-Yao; Zhou, Hui; Zhang, Tao-Jing; Li, Bu-Man; Wang, Jin-Yang; Li, Min-Zhou; Ma, Ming-Fei; Zhang, Na

    2013-01-01

    Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a common microvascular complication of diabetes associated with high disability rate and low quality of life. Tang-Luo-Ning (TLN) is an effective traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of DPN. To illustrate the underlying neural protection mechanisms of TLN, the effect of TLN on electrophysiology and sciatic nerve morphology was investigated in a model of streptozotocin-induced DPN, as well as the underlying mechanism. Sciatic motor nerve conduction velocity and digital sensory nerve conduction velocity were reduced in DPN and were significantly improved by TLN or ?-lipoic acid at 10 and 20 weeks after streptozotocin injection. It was demonstrated that TLN intervention for 20 weeks significantly alleviated pathological injury as well as increased the phosphorylation of ErbB2, Erk, Bad (Ser112), and the mRNA expression of neuregulin 1 (Nrg1), GRB2-associated binding protein 1 (Gab1), and mammalian target of rapamycin (Mtor) in injured sciatic nerve. These novel therapeutic properties of TLN to promote Schwann cell survival may offer a promising alternative medicine for the patients to delay the progression of DPN. The underlying mechanism may be that TLN exerts neural protection effect after sciatic nerve injury through Nrg1/ErbB2?Erk/Bad Schwann cell survival signaling pathway. PMID:24288572

  11. Multisatellite observation on upwelling after the passage of Typhoon Hai-Tang in the southern East China Sea

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    Chang, Yi; Liao, Hsiou-Ting; Lee, Ming-An; Chan, Jui-Wen; Shieh, Wei-Juan; Lee, Kuo-Tien; Wang, Guang-Hua; Lan, Yang-Chi

    2008-02-01

    The serial remote sensing based imageries clearly revealed large scale of upwelling within large regional enhancement of chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) concentration in the southern East China Sea (ECS) after the passage of super typhoon Hai-Tang in July 2005. After the typhoon on 22 July, the upwelling area (<26°C) expanded rapidly to 9146 km2 on the shelf-break. The large increased upwelling persisted for more than a week. Ocean color images also reveled that high Chl-a concentration of >3.0 mg/m3 appeared in the shelf region, where the high Chl-a pattern matched the upwelling in terms of location and time. On the other hand, a large offshore SST cooling was also observed mainly to the right of typhoon track on 20 July, it lasted in a period of 2-3 days. This paper provides clear and high-resolution evidence that typhoon significant increased upwelling and Chl-a concentration in the southern ECS.

  12. Effect of Sipjeondaebo-Tang on Cancer-Induced Anorexia and Cachexia in CT-26 Tumor-Bearing Mice

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    Jung, Ki Yong; Woo, Sang-Mi; Jun, Chan-Yong; Park, Jong Hyeong; Shin, Yong Cheol; Ko, Seong-Gyu

    2014-01-01

    Cancer-associated anorexia and cachexia are a multifactorial condition described by a loss of body weight and muscle with anorexia, asthenia, and anemia. Moreover, they correlate with a high mortality rate, poor response to chemotherapy, poor performance status, and poor quality of life. Cancer cachexia is regulated by proinflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-6 (IL-6), monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1), and tumor necrosis factor-? (TNF-?). In addition, glucagon like peptide-1 (GIP-1), peptide YY (PYY), ghrelin, and leptin plays a crucial role in food intake. In this study, we investigated the therapeutic effects of one of the traditional herbal medicines, Sipjeondaebo-tang (Juzen-taiho-to in Japanese; SJDBT), on cancer anorexia and cachexia in a fundamental mouse cancer anorexia/cachexia model, CT-26 tumor-bearing mice. SJDBT was more significantly effective in a treatment model where it was treated after anorexia and cachexia than in a prevention model where it was treated before anorexia and cachexia on the basis of parameters such as weights of muscles and whole body and food intakes. Moreover, SJDBT inhibited a production of IL-6, MCP-1, PYY, and GLP-1 and ameliorated cancer-induced anemia. Therefore, our in vivo studies provide evidence on the role of SJDBT in cancer-associated anorexia and cachexia, thereby suggesting that SJDBT may be useful for treating cancer-associated anorexia and cachexia. PMID:24963216

  13. Statistical investigation of the cross sections of wave clusters in the three-dimensional Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld model

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    Dashti-Naserabadi, H.; Najafi, M. N.

    2015-05-01

    We consider the three-dimensional (3D) Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld model in a cubic lattice. Along with analyzing the 3D problem, the geometrical structure of the two-dimensional (2D) cross section of waves is investigated. By analyzing the statistical observables defined in the cross sections, it is shown that the model in that plane (named as 2D-induced model) is in the critical state and fulfills the finite-size scaling hypothesis. The analysis of the critical loops that are interfaces of the 2D-induced model is of special importance in this paper. Most importantly, we see that their fractal dimension is Df=1.387 ±0.005 , which is compatible with the fractal dimension of the external perimeter of geometrical spin clusters of 2D critical Ising model. Some hyperscaling relations between the exponents of the model are proposed and numerically confirmed. We then address the problem of conformal invariance of the mentioned domain walls using Schramm-Lowener evolution (SLE). We found that they are described by SLE with the diffusivity parameter ? =2.8 ±0.2 , nearly consistent with observed fractal dimension.

  14. Anti-adipogenic and antioxidant effects of the traditional Korean herbal formula Samchulgeonbi-tang: an in vitro study

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    Yoo, Sae-Rom; Seo, Chang-Seob; Kim, Ohn-Soon; Shin, Hyeun-Kyoo; Jeong, Soo-Jin

    2015-01-01

    Aims: Here we report in vitro anti-adipogenic and antioxidant effects of Samchulgeonbi-tang (SCGBT), a traditional Korean herbal formula. Methods: 3T3-L1 preadipocytes were differentiated into adipocytes with or without SCGBT. After differentiation, we measured Oil Red O staining, glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPDH) activity and leptin production. In addition, its effect on scavenging activities of 2,2’-azinobis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS) and 2,2’-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radicals in in vitro systems. Results: In differentiated 3T3-L1 adipocytes, SCGBT significantly inhibited lipid accumulation and triglyceride production, and mediated inactivation of GPDH, a major enzyme in the process of adipogenesis. Consistent with this, SCGBT stimulation significantly decreased the amount of leptin in 3T3-L1 adipose cells. Furthermore, SCGBT enhanced the scavenging activities on ABTS and DPPH radicals. The generation of malondialdehyde (MDA) during low-density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation was significantly reduced by SCGBT treatment. Of interest, SCGBT extract inhibited reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Conclusion: Overall, our findings suggest that SCGBT has the potential for anti-adipogenic activity and antioxidant properties. PMID:26309521

  15. Effect of Sipjeondaebo-tang on cancer-induced anorexia and cachexia in CT-26 tumor-bearing mice.

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    Choi, Youn Kyung; Jung, Ki Yong; Woo, Sang-Mi; Yun, Yee Jin; Jun, Chan-Yong; Park, Jong Hyeong; Shin, Yong Cheol; Cho, Sung-Gook; Ko, Seong-Gyu

    2014-01-01

    Cancer-associated anorexia and cachexia are a multifactorial condition described by a loss of body weight and muscle with anorexia, asthenia, and anemia. Moreover, they correlate with a high mortality rate, poor response to chemotherapy, poor performance status, and poor quality of life. Cancer cachexia is regulated by proinflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-6 (IL-6), monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1), and tumor necrosis factor- ? (TNF- ?). In addition, glucagon like peptide-1 (GIP-1), peptide YY (PYY), ghrelin, and leptin plays a crucial role in food intake. In this study, we investigated the therapeutic effects of one of the traditional herbal medicines, Sipjeondaebo-tang (Juzen-taiho-to in Japanese; SJDBT), on cancer anorexia and cachexia in a fundamental mouse cancer anorexia/cachexia model, CT-26 tumor-bearing mice. SJDBT was more significantly effective in a treatment model where it was treated after anorexia and cachexia than in a prevention model where it was treated before anorexia and cachexia on the basis of parameters such as weights of muscles and whole body and food intakes. Moreover, SJDBT inhibited a production of IL-6, MCP-1, PYY, and GLP-1 and ameliorated cancer-induced anemia. Therefore, our in vivo studies provide evidence on the role of SJDBT in cancer-associated anorexia and cachexia, thereby suggesting that SJDBT may be useful for treating cancer-associated anorexia and cachexia. PMID:24963216

  16. Enhanced Bone Tissue Regeneration by Porous Gelatin Composites Loaded with the Chinese Herbal Decoction Danggui Buxue Tang

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    Wang, Wen-Ling; Sheu, Shi-Yuan; Chen, Yueh-Sheng; Kao, Shung-Te; Fu, Yuan-Tsung; Kuo, Tzong-Fu; Chen, Kuo-Yu; Yao, Chun-Hsu

    2015-01-01

    Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT) is a traditional Chinese herbal decoction containing Radix Astragali and Radix Angelicae sinensis. Pharmacological results indicate that DBT can stimulate bone cell proliferation and differentiation. The aim of the study was to investigate the efficacy of adding DBT to bone substitutes on bone regeneration following bone injury. DBT was incorporated into porous composites (GGT) made from genipin-crosslinked gelatin and ?-triclacium phosphates as bone substitutes (GGTDBT). The biological response of mouse calvarial bone to these composites was evaluated by in vivo imaging systems (IVIS), micro-computed tomography (micro-CT), and histology analysis. IVIS images revealed a stronger fluorescent signal in GGTDBT-treated defect than in GGT-treated defect at 8 weeks after implantation. Micro-CT analysis demonstrated that the level of repair from week 4 to 8 increased from 42.1% to 71.2% at the sites treated with GGTDBT, while that increased from 33.2% to 54.1% at GGT-treated sites. These findings suggest that the GGTDBT stimulates the innate regenerative capacity of bone, supporting their use in bone tissue regeneration. PMID:26126113

  17. Huangqin-Tang Ameliorates TNBS-Induced Colitis by Regulating Effector and Regulatory CD4+ T Cells

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    Zou, Ying; Li, Wen-Yang; Wan, Zheng; Zhao, Bing; He, Zhi-Wei; Wu, Zhu-Guo; Huang, Guo-Liang; Wang, Jian; Li, Bin-Bin; Lu, Yang-Jia; Ding, Cong-Cong; Chi, Hong-Gang; Zheng, Xue-Bao

    2015-01-01

    Huangqin-Tang decoction (HQT) is a classic traditional Chinese herbal formulation that is widely used to ameliorate the symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This study was designed to investigate the therapeutic potential and immunological regulatory activity of HQT in experimental colitis in rats. Using an animal model of colitis by intrarectally administering 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid (TNBS), we found that administration of HQT significantly inhibited the severity of TNBS-induced colitis in a dose-dependent manner. In addition, treatment with HQT produced better results than that with mesalazine, as shown by improvedweight loss bleeding and diarrhoea scores, colon length, and intestinal inflammation. As for potential immunological regulation of HQT action, the percentages of Th1 and Th17 cells were reduced, but those Th2 and Treg cells were enhanced in LPMCs after HQT treatment. Additionally, HQT lowered the levels of Th1/Th17-associated cytokines but increased production of Th2/Treg-associated cytokines in the colon and MLNs. Furthermore, we observed a remarkable suppression of the Th1/Th17-associated transcription factors T-bet and ROR-?t. However, expression levels of the Th2/Treg-associated transcription factors GATA-3 and Foxp3 were enhanced during treatment with HQT. Our results suggest that HQT has the therapeutic potential to ameliorate TNBS-induced colitis symptoms. This protective effect is possibly mediated by its effects on CD4+ T cells subsets. PMID:26347453

  18. Protection Effect of Zhen-Wu-Tang on Adriamycin-Induced Nephrotic Syndrome via Inhibiting Oxidative Lesions and Inflammation Damage

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    Liang, Chun-ling; Wu, Jun-biao; Lai, Jie-mei; Ye, Shu-fang; Lin, Jin; Ouyang, Hui; Zhan, Janis Ya-xian; Zhou, Jiu-yao

    2014-01-01

    Zhen-wu-tang (ZWT), a well-known formula in China, is widely used to treat chronic kidney diseases. However, very little information on ZWT's mechanism of action is currently available. In this study, we investigated the possible protective role and underlying mechanism of ZWT on nephrotic syndrome (NS) induced by Adriamycin (intravenous injection, 6.0?mg/kg) in rats using biochemical and histopathological approaches. ZWT decreased urine protein excretion and the serum levels of total cholesterol, triglycerides, blood urea nitrogen, and creatinine significantly in diseased rats. A decrease in plasma levels of total protein and albumin was also recorded in nephropathic rats. Pathological results show an improved pathological state and recovering glomerular structure in ZWT treatment groups. ZWT decreased renal IL-8 level but increased renal IL-4 level. In addition, rats subjected to ZWT exhibited less IgG deposition in glomerulus compared with model group. RT-PCR results showed that ZWT decreased the mRNA expression of NF-?B p65 and increased the mRNA expression of I?B. Furthermore, ZWT reduced the level of MDA and increased SOD activity. These results demonstrated that ZWT ameliorated Adriamycin-induced NS in rats possibly by inhibiting Adriamycin-induced inflammation damage, enhancing body's antioxidant capacity, thereby protecting glomerulus from injury. PMID:24812565

  19. Protective Effects of Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang against Polymicrobial Sepsis Induced by Cecal Ligation and Puncture in Rats

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    Qiao, Liming; Hu, Zhenlin; Zhang, Weidong

    2013-01-01

    Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang (HLJDT) is a traditional formula that has long been used for treatment of inflammatory diseases in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In this study, we examined its protective effect against sepsis in an experimental septic model induced by cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) in rats. The results demonstrated that prophylactic administration of HLJDT protected rats from CLP-induced lethality and ameliorated CLP-induced liver and lung injury. HLJDT treatment suppressed the production of proinflammatory cytokines, including TNF-?, IL-1, IL-6, and IL-17A, indicating HLJDT could limit excessive inflammatory responses in septic condition. In addition, HLJDT facilitated bacterial clearance by increasing phagocytic activities of peritoneal macrophages. Furthermore, HLJDT treatment reversed CLP-induced suppression of IFN-? expression and blocked CLP-induced increase in IL-4 expression in spleens of rats at 24 h after CLP, indicating that HLJDT could reverse the shift from Th1 to Th2 response and promote Th1/Th2 balance toward Th1 predominance in septic rats. Moreover, HLJDT also inhibited the expression of IL-17A and ROR-?t in spleens of septic rats, indicating HLJDT is able to inhibit Th17 activation in septic condition. In conclusion, the present study demonstrated the protective effects of HLJDT against sepsis and highlighted the potential of HLJDT as a medication for septic patients. PMID:24363773

  20. Scalable replica-exchange framework for Wang Landau sampling

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    Vogel, Thomas; Li, Ying Wai; Wuest, Thomas; Landau, David P

    2014-01-01

    We investigate a generic, parallel replica-exchange framework for Monte Carlo simulations based on the Wang Landau method. To demonstrate its advantages and general applicability for massively parallel simulations of complex systems, we apply it to lattice spin models, the self-assembly process in amphiphilic solutions, and the adsorption of molecules on surfaces. While of general, current interest, the latter phenomena are challenging to study computationally because of multiple structural transitions occurring over a broad temperature range. We show how the parallel framework facilitates simulations of such processes and, without any loss of accuracy or precision, gives a significant speedup and allows for the study of much larger systems and much wider temperature ranges than possible with single-walker methods.

  1. Thermodynamics of RNA structures by Wang–Landau sampling

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    Lou, Feng; Clote, Peter

    2010-01-01

    Motivation: Thermodynamics-based dynamic programming RNA secondary structure algorithms have been of immense importance in molecular biology, where applications range from the detection of novel selenoproteins using expressed sequence tag (EST) data, to the determination of microRNA genes and their targets. Dynamic programming algorithms have been developed to compute the minimum free energy secondary structure and partition function of a given RNA sequence, the minimum free-energy and partition function for the hybridization of two RNA molecules, etc. However, the applicability of dynamic programming methods depends on disallowing certain types of interactions (pseudoknots, zig-zags, etc.), as their inclusion renders structure prediction an nondeterministic polynomial time (NP)-complete problem. Nevertheless, such interactions have been observed in X-ray structures. Results: A non-Boltzmannian Monte Carlo algorithm was designed by Wang and Landau to estimate the density of states for complex systems, such as the Ising model, that exhibit a phase transition. In this article, we apply the Wang-Landau (WL) method to compute the density of states for secondary structures of a given RNA sequence, and for hybridizations of two RNA sequences. Our method is shown to be much faster than existent software, such as RNAsubopt. From density of states, we compute the partition function over all secondary structures and over all pseudoknot-free hybridizations. The advantage of the WL method is that by adding a function to evaluate the free energy of arbitary pseudoknotted structures and of arbitrary hybridizations, we can estimate thermodynamic parameters for situations known to be NP-complete. This extension to pseudoknots will be made in the sequel to this article; in contrast, the current article describes the WL algorithm applied to pseudoknot-free secondary structures and hybridizations. Availability: The WL RNA hybridization web server is under construction at http://bioinformatics.bc.edu/clotelab/. Contact: clote@bc.edu PMID:20529917

  2. MJO in the NCAR CAM2 with the Tiedtke Convective Scheme* PING LIU AND BIN WANG

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    Li, Tim

    MJO in the NCAR CAM2 with the Tiedtke Convective Scheme* PING LIU AND BIN WANG International and Technology Con- tribution Number 6572. Corresponding author address: Dr. Ping Liu, POST 409J, Inter- national

  3. Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Quantum Photonic Waveguide Circuits Jianwei Wang1

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    Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Quantum Photonic Waveguide Circuits Jianwei Wang1 , Alberto Santamato1 of complex quantum states of light. The gallium arsenide (GaAs) material system is a promising technology

  4. Modeling Background from Compressed Video Weiqiang Wang, Datong Chen and Jie Yang

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    Chen, Datong

    Modeling Background from Compressed Video Weiqiang Wang, Datong Chen and Jie Yang School background models directly from compressed video data. The proposed approach utilizes the information from video cameras onto a computer hard disk using hardware compression devices. However, how

  5. Track-A-Worm Instructions and Notes Sijie Jason Wang, MD

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    1 Track-A-Worm Instructions and Notes Sijie Jason Wang, MD University of Connecticut Health Center..............................................................................................................................................15 Worm Amplitude.........................................................................................................................................20 #12;2 Introduction Track-A-Worm is a MATLAB program which tracks the locomotion behavior of C

  6. Steady State Kalman Filter Behavior for Unstabilizable Systems Soura Dasgupta, D. Richard Brown III, Rui Wang

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    Brown III, Donald R.

    Steady State Kalman Filter Behavior for Unstabilizable Systems Soura Dasgupta, D. Richard Brown III, Rui Wang Abstract-- Some important textbooks on Kalman Filters suggest that positive semidefinite fundamental performance issues in modern communications systems hinge on Kalman Filter performance absent

  7. A new paradigm for petascale Monte Carlo simulation: Replica exchange Wang Landau sampling

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    Li, Ying Wai; Vogel, Thomas; Wuest, Thomas; Landau, David P

    2014-01-01

    We introduce a generic, parallel Wang Landau method that is naturally suited to implementation on massively parallel, petaflop supercomputers. The approach introduces a replica-exchange framework in which densities of states for overlapping sub-windows in energy space are determined iteratively by traditional Wang Landau sampling. The advantages and general applicability of the method are demonstrated for several distinct systems that possess discrete or continuous degrees of freedom, including those with complex free energy landscapes and topological constraints.

  8. The protective effect of Liu-Wei-Di-Huang-Fang in salt-sensitive hypertension rats.

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    Yang, Qiang; He, Yanming; Wang, Wenjian

    2014-01-01

    Abstract Hypertension is considered as a chronic and complex disease relating to multiple systemic systems. Apart from lowering blood pressure, the final purpose of the treatment lies in reducing the variability of blood pressure and other risk factors. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has a long history of treating hypertension. This study was designed to determine the effect of Liu-Wei-Di-Huang-Fang (L-W-D-H-F), a compound used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine, to treat salt-sensitive hypertension (SSHT) induced by a high-salt and high-fat diet. L-W-D-H-F was prepared from six plant extracts. It was dissolved in 0.9% sodium chloride solution prior to use. Male Sprague-Dawley (6 weeks) rats were randomly divided into four groups: normal diet (CON); HSF (Without Drug Intervention); VAL (Valsartan 13.33 mg/kg/day); and LW (L-W-D-H-F 8.13 g/kg/day). Six weeks after blood pressure treatment, plasma biochemical analyses and histological and functional examination of the kidney were performed. L-W-D-H-F decreased the levels of mean arterial pressure (MAP), fasting blood glucose (FG), insulin (INS), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-c), homeostasis model assessment of basal insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and angiotensin II (Ang II) from plasma and Ang II and renin from kidney. It also promoted the excretion of urinary Na(+), reducing the loss of urinary K(+) and microalbuminuria (MAU), and improved the glomerular afferent arteriole, arterioles and each kidney unit. Together, these results suggest that L-W-D-H-F is capable of moderately reducing MAP in salt-sensitive hypertension and can work at different levels on multiple differential targets. PMID:24164386

  9. The effects of venting and decompression on Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens) in the marine ornamental aquarium fish trade

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    Tissot, Brian N.; Heidel, Jerry R.; Miller-Morgan, Tim

    2015-01-01

    Each year, over 45 countries export 30 million fish from coral reefs as part of the global marine ornamental aquarium trade. This catch volume is partly influenced by collection methods that cause mortality. Barotrauma in fish resulting from forced ascent from depth can contribute to post-collection mortality. However, implementing decompression stops during ascent can prevent barotrauma. Conversely, venting (puncturing the swim bladder to release expanded internal gas) following ascent can mitigate some signs of barotrauma like positive buoyancy. Here, we evaluate how decompression and venting affect stress and mortality in the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens). We examined the effects of three ascent treatments, each with decompression stops of varying frequency and duration, coupled with or without venting, on sublethal effects and mortality using histology and serum cortisol measurements. In fish subjected to ascent without decompression stops or venting, a mean post-collection mortality of 6.2% occurred within 24 h of capture. Common collection methods in the fishery, ascent without decompression stops coupled with venting, or one long decompression stop coupled with venting, resulted in no mortality. Histopathologic examination of heart, liver, head kidney, and swim bladder tissues in fish 0d and 21d post-collection revealed no significant barotrauma- or venting-related lesions in any treatment group. Ascent without decompression stops resulted in significantly higher serum cortisol than ascent with many stops, while venting alone did not affect cortisol. Future work should examine links in the supply chain following collection to determine if further handling and transport stressors affect survivorship and sublethal effects. PMID:25737809

  10. The effects of venting and decompression on Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens) in the marine ornamental aquarium fish trade.

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    Munday, Emily S; Tissot, Brian N; Heidel, Jerry R; Miller-Morgan, Tim

    2015-01-01

    Each year, over 45 countries export 30 million fish from coral reefs as part of the global marine ornamental aquarium trade. This catch volume is partly influenced by collection methods that cause mortality. Barotrauma in fish resulting from forced ascent from depth can contribute to post-collection mortality. However, implementing decompression stops during ascent can prevent barotrauma. Conversely, venting (puncturing the swim bladder to release expanded internal gas) following ascent can mitigate some signs of barotrauma like positive buoyancy. Here, we evaluate how decompression and venting affect stress and mortality in the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens). We examined the effects of three ascent treatments, each with decompression stops of varying frequency and duration, coupled with or without venting, on sublethal effects and mortality using histology and serum cortisol measurements. In fish subjected to ascent without decompression stops or venting, a mean post-collection mortality of 6.2% occurred within 24 h of capture. Common collection methods in the fishery, ascent without decompression stops coupled with venting, or one long decompression stop coupled with venting, resulted in no mortality. Histopathologic examination of heart, liver, head kidney, and swim bladder tissues in fish 0d and 21d post-collection revealed no significant barotrauma- or venting-related lesions in any treatment group. Ascent without decompression stops resulted in significantly higher serum cortisol than ascent with many stops, while venting alone did not affect cortisol. Future work should examine links in the supply chain following collection to determine if further handling and transport stressors affect survivorship and sublethal effects. PMID:25737809

  11. Immune-Modulatory Effects of Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi-Tang in Ovalbumin-Induced Murine Model of Allergic Asthma

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    Yang, Sien-Hung; Kao, Ting-I; Chiang, Bor-Luen; Chen, Hsing-Yu; Chen, Kuang-Hua; Chen, Jiun-Liang

    2015-01-01

    Background Bu-zhong-yi-qi-tang (BZYQT), an herbal formula of traditional Chinese medicine, has been an effective regimen of allergic diseases for nearly 800 years. Our previous report has demonstrated its anti-inflammatory effects in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis, and the aim of this study is to investigate the anti-asthmatic effect of BZYQT. Methods Female BALB/cByJNarl mice were sensitized with normal saline (control group) or OVA. Mice sensitized by OVA were fed with distilled water (OVA group), oral 0.5 g/Kg (low-dose group) or 1 g/Kg (high-dose group) of BZYQT solution once daily on days 36-40 besides their routine diet. Airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR), eosinophil infiltration, levels of cytokines and total immunoglobulin E (IgE) in broncho-alveolar lavage fluid (BALF) were determined. The lungs and tracheas were removed, and histopathologic examination was subsequently performed. Results AHR was significantly reduced in both low- and high-dose BZYQT groups compared with the OVA group after inhalation of the highest dose of methacholine (50 mg/ml). The levels of eotaxin, Th2-related cytokines (IL-4, IL-5, IL-13), IgE, and eosinophil infiltration in BALF were significantly decreased in both BZYQT groups compared with the OVA group. Histopathologic examination revealed that eosinophil infiltration of the lung and trachea tissues was remarkably attenuated in both BZYQT groups. Conclusions Oral administration of BZYQT solution may exert anti-asthmatic effect by relieving AHR in OVA-sensitized mice, which is compatible with our clinical experience. Although detailed mechanism is to be determined, we surmise that it may be correlated with the immune-modulatory effects of inhibiting Th2 responses on the basis of our limited results. PMID:26035827

  12. Yin-Chen-Hao-Tang alleviates biliary obstructive cirrhosis in rats by inhibiting biliary epithelial cell proliferation and activation

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    Wang, Bing; Sun, Ming-Yu; Long, Ai-Hua; Cao, Hong-Yan; Ren, Shuang; Bian, Yan-Qin; Lu, Xiong; Gu, Hong-Tu; Liu, Cheng-Hai; Liu, Ping

    2015-01-01

    Background: Yin-Chen-Hao-Tang (YCHT) consists of three aqueous extracts from Artemisia capillaris, Gardenia sp., and prepared Rheum rhabarbarum (rhubarb) (3:2:1). YCHT is characterized by its anti-inflammatory properties in liver regulation and relief of jaundice. We aimed to study the effects and mechanisms of action of YCHT on biliary obstructive cirrhosis. Materials and Methods: Secondary biliary fibrosis was induced in rats by bile duct ligation (BDL) and scission. One week after BDL, rats were randomly divided into a saline-treated BDL or YCHT-treated BDL group for 4 weeks. Liver function and hepatic hydroxyproline (Hyp) content were assessed. Types I and IV collagen (Col-IV), laminin, fibronectin, alpha smooth muscle actin (?-SMA), and proliferating cell nuclear antigen protein and messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) expression were assessed with immunohistochemistry and real-time polymerase chain reaction. Results: In the YCHT-treated BDL group, serum total bilirubin, total bile acids, aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, and ?-glutamyl transferase were lower than those in the sham-operated BDL group. The proliferation of bile ducts in hepatic tissues and the Hyp content and Col deposition were also significantly lower than those in control rats. In addition, ?-SMA and Col-IV staining was less obvious, and mRNA expression of Procol-?1 (IV), platelet derived growth factor subunit B (PDGF)-B, connective tissue growth factor, and transforming growth factor-beta in proliferative biliary epithelial cells (BECs) in the YCHT-treated BDL group was significantly lower than those in controls. Conclusions: YCHT effectively reduces the formation of biliary obstructive cirrhosis mainly via inhibition of BEC proliferation by down-regulation of PDGF-B mRNA expression, inhibition of BEC profibrogenic paracrines, and the epithelial-mesenchymal transition pathological process. PMID:25829784

  13. Evaluating the pharmacological mechanism of Chinese medicine Si-Wu-Tang through multi-level data integration.

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    Fang, Zhao; Lu, Bingxin; Liu, Mingyao; Zhang, Meixia; Yi, Zhenghui; Wen, Chengping; Shi, Tieliu

    2013-01-01

    Si-Wu-Tang (SWT) is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formula widely used for the treatments of gynecological diseases. To explore the pharmacological mechanism of SWT, we incorporated microarray data of SWT with our herbal target database TCMID to analyze the potential activity mechanism of SWT's herbal ingredients and targets. We detected 2,405 differentially expressed genes in the microarray data, 20 of 102 proteins targeted by SWT were encoded by these DEGs and can be targeted by 2 FDA-approved drugs and 39 experimental drugs. The results of pathway enrichment analysis of the 20 predicted targets were consistent with that of 2,405 differentially expressed genes, elaborating the potential pharmacological mechanisms of SWT. Further study from a perspective of protein-protein interaction (PPI) network showed that the predicted targets of SWT function cooperatively to perform their multi-target effects. We also constructed a network to combine herbs, ingredients, targets and drugs together which bridges the gap between SWT and conventional medicine, and used it to infer the potential mechanisms of herbal ingredients. Moreover, based on the hypothesis that the same or similar effects between different TCM formulae may result from targeting the same proteins, we analyzed 27 other TCM formulae which can also treat the gynecological diseases, the subsequent result provides additional insight to understand the potential mechanisms of SWT in treating amenorrhea. Our bioinformatics approach to detect the pharmacology of SWT may shed light on drug discovery for gynecological diseases and could be utilized to investigate other TCM formulae as well. PMID:24223693

  14. Offering Songs, Festive Songs, Processional Songs mGar-gLu, Khro-Glu, Phebsnga: Tashi Tsering's Music: Me tang sabe lama, 'My root lama'

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    Blumenthal, Katey

    Mandu tiles TRANSLATION: Man and lama are ascending to heaven The King of heaven is happy to receive the lama The Lama rides a horse to heaven The horse meets the top of the pass When we go down, the colt goes with the mother horse, the colt... will meet him in heaven Lama rides on the horse with its colt to the summit of the pass Mi tang sabe lama Wachuk lhu lha chen Lhu gyel tsuna ringzen Del ja jyagtsus Yandol tala sele Jungla lhange tsetsang Jung lha nge shosho lha nge sho Man...

  15. Personalized Music Emotion Recognition via Model Ju-Chiang Wang, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Hsin-Min Wang and Shyh-Kang Jeng

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    Wang, Hsin-Min

    the personalized music emotion modeling by adapting the background AEG model with a limited number of emotionPersonalized Music Emotion Recognition via Model Adaptation Ju-Chiang Wang, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Hsin@cc.ee.ntu.edu.tw; Abstract--In the music information retrieval (MIR) research, developing a computational model

  16. Vision-Based Cooperative Simultaneous Localization and Tracking Chun-Hua Chang, Shao-Chen Wang and Chieh-Chih Wang

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    Wang, Chieh-Chih "Bob"

    robots in the RoboCup environment in which only uncertain data from onboard cameras and odom- etry Position Robot Detection Camera View Robot Ground Truth (b) The result of the proposed approach. Fig. 1 and Chieh-Chih Wang Abstract-- Localization is one of the most essential capabili- ties of autonomous robots

  17. Fluorinated Imidazoles as Proton Carriers for Water-Free Fuel Cell Wei-Qiao Deng, Valeria Molinero, and William A. Goddard III*

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    Goddard III, William A.

    Fluorinated Imidazoles as Proton Carriers for Water-Free Fuel Cell Membranes Wei-Qiao Deng, Valeria intensified the research on proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC) in the past decade. The high favorites in applications with temperature of operations up to 80 °C. At higher temperatures, this membrane

  18. Self-Organization of Ripples on Titanium Sputtered with Focused Ion Beam Wei Zhou *, Yongqi Fu, Haixia Qian and Ngoi Kok Ann Bryan

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    Zhou, Wei

    Self-Organization of Ripples on Titanium Sputtered with Focused Ion Beam Wei Zhou *, Yongqi Fu-organization of nano- and micro-scale structures during sputtering of titanium crystal surface at room temperature of the sputtered titanium crystal surface. We explain the observation using a model in which the ripple structure

  19. Three-Pulse Photon Echo in a Dense Potassium Virginia O. Lorenzl,2, Steven T. Cundiff, Wei Zhuang3 and Shaul Mukamee

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    Mukamel, Shaul

    Three-Pulse Photon Echo in a Dense Potassium V~or Virginia O. Lorenzl,2, Steven T. Cundiff, WeiJ:ne..resolved 3PE measurements in a dense potassium vapor reveal clear signatures of non-Markovian dynamics. We. Potassium vapor is an ideal system in which to study disordered excitons due to its electronic simplicity

  20. HUMAN EXPOSURE AND DOSIMETRY OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS IN URINE FROM XUAN WEI, CHINA WITH HIGH LUNG CANCER MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO UNVENTED COAL SMOKE

    EPA Science Inventory

    Lung cancer mortality rate in Xuan Wei (XW) county, China is 5 times the China national average; women's rate is China's highest. W residents have been exposed to unvented coal or wood smoke during cooling or heating in homes. his study investigated indoor air exposure and dosime...

  1. Exploring Topical Lead-Lag across Corpora Shixia Liu, Yang Chen, Hao Wei, Jing Yang, Kun Zhou, and Steven M. Drucker

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    Ras, Zbigniew W.

    1 Exploring Topical Lead-Lag across Corpora Shixia Liu, Yang Chen, Hao Wei, Jing Yang, Kun Zhou, and Steven M. Drucker Abstract--Identifying which text corpus leads in the context of a topic presents a great challenge of considerable interest to researchers. Recent research into lead-lag analysis has

  2. When Does the Michaelis-Menten Equation Hold for Fluctuating Enzymes? Wei Min, Irina V. Gopich, Brian P. English, S. C. Kou, X. Sunney Xie, and Attila Szabo*,

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    Kou, Samuel

    When Does the Michaelis-Menten Equation Hold for Fluctuating Enzymes? Wei Min, Irina V. Gopich 10, 2006; In Final Form: August 23, 2006 Enzymes are dynamic entities: both their conformation for an enzyme whose catalytic activity fluctuates on the 10-4 -10 s range. The purpose of this paper

  3. MOUSE SKIN TUMORIGENICITY STUDIES OF INDOOR COAL AND WOOD COMBUSTION EMISSIONS FROM HOMES OF RESIDENTS IN XUAN WEI, CHINA WITH HIGH LUNG CANCER MORTALITY

    EPA Science Inventory

    The rural Xuan Wei County, Yunnan Province, China, has an unusually high lung cancer mortality rate that cannot be attributed to tobacco smoke or occupational exposure. he lung cancer rate is associated with "smoky" coal, in contrast to wood or "smokeless" coal burned in unventil...

  4. FLUX-ROPE STRUCTURES AT VENUS AND TITAL H. Y. Wei, C. T. Russell, M. K. Dougherty, and J. G. Luhmann

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    FLUX-ROPE STRUCTURES AT VENUS AND TITAL H. Y. Wei, C. T. Russell, M. K. Dougherty, and J. G of Venus by its interaction with the solar wind and in that of Titan during its interaction with the flowing magnetized plasma corotating with Saturn. At solar maximum, the Venus ionosphere was found

  5. Mapping Hidden Water Pipelines Using a Mobile Sensor Droplet TED TSUNG-TE LAI, WEI-JU CHEN, YU-HAN TIFFANY CHEN, POLLY HUANG, and

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    Huang, Polly

    20 Mapping Hidden Water Pipelines Using a Mobile Sensor Droplet TED TSUNG-TE LAI, WEI-JU CHEN, YU topology of hidden water pipelines (i.e., non-moldable pipes such as copper and PVC) behind walls or under into the source of a water pipeline. As the PipeProbe capsule traverses the pipelines, it gathers and transmits

  6. ON A NONLINEAR MATRIX EQUATION ARISING IN NANO CHUN-HUA GUO, YUEH-CHENG KUO, AND WEN-WEI LIN

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    Guo, Chun-Hua

    ON A NONLINEAR MATRIX EQUATION ARISING IN NANO RESEARCH CHUN-HUA GUO, YUEH-CHENG KUO, AND WEN-WEI LIN§ Abstract. The matrix equation X + AX-1A = Q arises in Green's function calculations in nano observed by nano scientists that a modified fixed-point method can sometimes be quite useful, particularly

  7. CALIXARENE-ENCAPSULATED COBALT NANOPARTICLE RINGS Kasama, T.; Dunin-Borkowski, R. E.; Scheinfein, M. R.; Tripp, S. L.; Liu, J.; Wei, A.

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    Dunin-Borkowski, Rafal E.

    CALIXARENE-ENCAPSULATED COBALT NANOPARTICLE RINGS Kasama, T.; Dunin-Borkowski, R. E.; Scheinfein, M-assembly of cobalt nanoparticle rings. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 7914-15. 3 Tripp, S. L., Dunin-Borkowski, R. E., and Wei, A. (2003). Flux closure in self-assembled cobalt nanoparticle rings. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42

  8. Superelasticity in TiNi Alloys and Its Applications in Smart Systems Wei Cai, Yufeng Zheng, Xianglong Meng and Liancheng Zhao

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    Zheng, Yufeng

    Superelasticity in TiNi Alloys and Its Applications in Smart Systems Wei Cai, Yufeng Zheng and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China, weicai@hit.edu.cn Keywords: TiNi alloy of TiNi alloy, which has been widely used in the smart systems of many fields, such as aerospace

  9. A Strong Blind Signature Scheme over Braid Groups WEI Yun, XIONG Guo-Hua, BAO Wan-Su, ZHANG Xing-Kai

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    A Strong Blind Signature Scheme over Braid Groups WEI Yun, XIONG Guo-Hua, BAO Wan-Su, ZHANG Xing protocols. A strong blind signature scheme is proposed based on the difficulty of the one-more matching conjugacy problem in the braid groups, in which the signer can not relate the signature of the blinded

  10. Design of metallic textile core sandwich panels F.W. Zok *, H.J. Rathbun, Z. Wei, A.G. Evans

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    Zok, Frank

    Design of metallic textile core sandwich panels F.W. Zok *, H.J. Rathbun, Z. Wei, A.G. Evans-5050, USA Received 3 March 2003 Abstract Metallic sandwich panels with textile cores have been analyzed. All rights reserved. Keywords: Sandwich panels; Lightweight structures; Textiles; Optimal design 1

  11. Engineering quantum pure states of a trapped cold ion beyond the Lamb-Dicke limit L. F. Wei,1,2

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    Nori, Franco

    Engineering quantum pure states of a trapped cold ion beyond the Lamb-Dicke limit L. F. Wei,1,2 Yu generate quantum pure states of a single trapped cold ion without performing the Lamb-Dicke approximation states. Unlike previous schemes operating in the Lamb-Dicke regime, the present one does well

  12. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 2. Elasticity in one and two dimensions

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem Set 2. Elasticity in one and two dimensions Due date: Jan 19, 2005 Problem 2.1 (10') Elastic constants. The elastic stiffness tensor for the isotropic medium is Cijkl = ijkl + µ(ikjl + iljk). Determine

  13. ME340B Elasticity of Microscopic Structures Wei Cai Stanford University Winter 2004 Problem Set 1. Index Notation and Gauss's Theorem

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    Cai, Wei

    ME340B ­ Elasticity of Microscopic Structures ­ Wei Cai ­ Stanford University ­ Winter 2004 Problem is an antisymmetric tensor, then Aijaiaj = 0 1 #12;Problem 1.3 (10') Gauss's Theorem. (a) For a elastic body V.2. ] (b) Show that the average stress in the elastic body under zero body force is, ij = 1 2V S (Ti xj

  14. GSTM1 AND GSTT1 GENOTYPES AND LUNG CANCER RISK ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO INDOOR COAL EMISSIONS: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

    EPA Science Inventory

    The lung cancer mortality rate in Xuan Wei County, China is among the highest in the country and has been associated with exposure to indoor smoky coal emissions that contain high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. This risk may be modified by variation in metabolism gen...

  15. INDUCTANCE MODELING FOR ON-CHIP INTERCONNECTS Shang-Wei Tu*, Wen-Zen Shen*, Yao-Wen Chang**, and Tai-Chen Chen**

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    Chang, Yao-Wen

    INDUCTANCE MODELING FOR ON-CHIP INTERCONNECTS Shang-Wei Tu*, Wen-Zen Shen*, Yao-Wen Chang in deep-submicron designs, the effects of inductance on noise and delay can no longer be neglected. Most As technology advances into the very deep-submicron era, interconnection delay dominates overall circuit

  16. Foreign Code Detection on the Windows/X86 Platform Susanta Nanda Wei Li Lap-Chung Lam Tzi-cker Chiueh

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    Chiueh, Tzi-cker

    with the Internet, users of Windows-based computers tend to knowingly or unknowingly download executable programsForeign Code Detection on the Windows/X86 Platform Susanta Nanda Wei Li Lap-Chung Lam Tzi Stony Brook, NY 11794-4400 Abstract As new attacks against Windows-based machines emerge almost

  17. Modeling and Analysis of 2D Service Differentiation on e-Commerce Servers Xiaobo Zhou, Jianbin Wei, and Cheng-Zhong Xu

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    Xu, Cheng-Zhong

    Modeling and Analysis of 2D Service Differentiation on e-Commerce Servers Xiaobo Zhou, Jianbin Wei, and Cheng-Zhong Xu Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202 Abstract-- A scalable e-Commerce server relative to its service time. We introduce service slowdown as a QoS metric of e-Commerce servers

  18. POLYMORPHISMS IN THE DNA BASE EXCISION REPAIR GENES APEX1 AND XRCC1 AND LUNG CANCER RISK IN XUAN WEI, CHINA

    EPA Science Inventory

    The lung cancer mortality rate in Xuan Wei County is among the highest in China and has been attributed to exposure to indoor smoky coal emissions that contain very high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Nucleotide excision repair (NER) plays a key role in revers...

  19. Take This Personally: Pollution Attacks on Personalized Services Xinyu Xing, Wei Meng, Dan Doozan, Alex C. Snoeren, Nick Feamster, and Wenke Lee

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    Snoeren, Alex

    Take This Personally: Pollution Attacks on Personalized Services Xinyu Xing, Wei Meng, Dan Doozan against three popular Web services, we high- light a new class of vulnerability that allows an attacker a pollution attack, that allows third parties to alter the customized content the services return to users who

  20. High resolution infrared spectroscopy of deuterium in p-H2 Man-Chor Ghan,`) Li-Wei Xu, Charles M. Gabtys, and Takeshi Okab)

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    Oka, Takeshi

    High resolution infrared spectroscopy of deuterium in p-H2 Man-Chor Ghan,`) Li-Wei Xu, Charles M. Gabtys, and Takeshi Okab) Department of Chemistv and Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics attempt of high resolution spectroscopy in p-H2 matrix. As pointed out by Van Kranendonk,2,13 infrared

  1. Three-photon absorption in ZnO and ZnS Jun He, Yingli Qu, Heping Li, Jun Mi, and Wei Ji*

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    Wei, Ji

    , "A comprehensive review of ZnO materials and devices," J. Appl. Phys. 98, 041301 (2005). 2. D. NodaThree-photon absorption in ZnO and ZnS crystals Jun He, Yingli Qu, Heping Li, Jun Mi, and Wei Ji. The Z-scan measurements are recorded for both ZnO and ZnS with femtosecond laser pulses. While

  2. DNA ADDUCTS AS BIOMARKERS FOR ASSESSING EXPOSURE TO POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS IN TISSUES FROM XUAN WEI WOMEN WITH HIGH EXPOSURE TO COAL COMBUSTION

    EPA Science Inventory

    The high lung cancer raze in Xuan Wei, China, is associated with smoky coal use in unvented homes. moky coal combustion emits higher levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) than wood combustion. his study used DNA adducts as a biomarker for human exposure to PAH from com...

  3. Elucidating Pharmacological Mechanisms of Natural Medicines by Biclustering Analysis of the Gene Expression Profile: A Case Study on Curcumin and Si-Wu-Tang

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    Quan, Yuan; Li, Bin; Sun, You-Min; Zhang, Hong-Yu

    2014-01-01

    Natural medicines have attracted wide attention in recent years. It is of great significance to clarify the pharmacological mechanisms of natural medicines. In prior studies, we established a method for elucidating pharmacological mechanisms of natural products contained in connectivity map (cMap), in terms of module profiles of gene expression in chemical treatments. In this study, we explore whether this methodology is applicable to dissecting the pharmacological mechanisms of natural medicines beyond the agents contained in cMap. First, the gene expression profiles of curcumin (a typical isolated natural medicine) and Si-Wu-Tang (a classic traditional Chinese medicine formula) treatments were merged with those of cMap-derived 1309 agents, respectively. Then, a biclustering analysis was performed using FABIA method to identify gene modules. The biological functions of gene modules provide preliminary insights into pharmacological mechanisms of both natural medicines. The module profile can be characterized by a binary vector, which allowed us to compare the expression profiles of natural medicines with those of cMap-derived agents. Accordingly, we predicted a series of pharmacological effects for curcumin and Si-Wu-Tang by the indications of cMap-covered drugs. Most predictions were supported by experimental observations, suggesting the potential use of this method in natural medicine dissection. PMID:25551600

  4. This document contains the draft version of the following paper: C. Wang, S. Chowdhury, S. K. Gupta , and W. Losert. Optical micromanipulation of

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    Gupta, Satyandra K.

    This document contains the draft version of the following paper: C. Wang, S. Chowdhury, S. K. Gupta Wang,a Sagar Chowdhury,b Satyandra K. Gupta,b Wolfgang Losert,a,c,d a Biophysics Program, University

  5. Liu, M., Yang, Y., Shen, Z., Wang, S., Wang, M., and Wan, Y., 2007, Active tectonics and intracontinental earthquakes in China: The kinematics and geodynamics, in Stein, S., and Mazzotti, S., ed., Continental Intraplate Earthquakes: Science, Hazard, and P

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    Liu, Mian

    Paper 425 2007 Active tectonics and intracontinental earthquakes in China: The kinematics299 Liu, M., Yang, Y., Shen, Z., Wang, S., Wang, M., and Wan, Y., 2007, Active tectonics and intracontinental earthquakes in China: The kinematics and geodynamics, in Stein, S., and Mazzotti, S., ed

  6. Y. Wang, K.L. Wang, J. T. Yao, Marketing mixes for digital products: a study of the marketspaces in China, International Journal of Technology Marketing, 4(1):15-42, 2009.

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    Yao, JingTao

    Keywords: digital marketspace; marketing mixes; digital products; E-business; network economy; criteriaY. Wang, K.L. Wang, J. T. Yao, Marketing mixes for digital products: a study of the marketspaces in China, International Journal of Technology Marketing, 4(1):15-42, 2009. 1 Marketing mixes for digital

  7. DNA Poised for Release in Bacteriophage 29 Jinghua Tang,1 Norman Olson,1 Paul J. Jardine,2 Shelley Grimes,2 Dwight L. Anderson,2,3,* and Timothy S. Baker1,4,*

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    Baker, Timothy S.

    Structure Article DNA Poised for Release in Bacteriophage ø29 Jinghua Tang,1 Norman Olson,1 Paul J, the mature bacteriophage f29, at subnanometer resolu- tion. This structure reveals the rich detail into the bacterial host. INTRODUCTION Double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) bacteriophages are remarkably efficient genome

  8. Offering Songs, Festive Songs, Processional Songs mGar-gLu, Khro-Glu, Phebsnga: Tashi Tsering's Music: Shar ri mukuh tang shing tu shi ru, 'The fields of grass'

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    Blumenthal, Katey

    :03:05 Title of track Shar ri mukuh tang shing tu shi ru Translation of title The fields of grass Description (to be used in archive entry) About the nomadic fields and animals. Genre or type (i.e. epic, song, ritual) ‘khro glu (offering song) Medium (i...

  9. Development and properties of TiIn binary alloys as dental biomaterials Q.Y. Wang a

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    Zheng, Yufeng

    observation and X-ray diffraction measurements. The mechanical properties were characterized by tensionDevelopment and properties of Ti­In binary alloys as dental biomaterials Q.Y. Wang a , Y.B. Wang b 2012 Available online 23 December 2012 Keywords: Dental alloy Ti­In alloys Electrochemical behavior

  10. Ye Wang and Miikka Vilermo/Exploiting Excess Masking for Audio Compression International Conference on High Quality Audio Coding 1

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    Wang, Ye

    Conference on High Quality Audio Coding 1 EXPLOITING EXCESS MASKING FOR AUDIO COMPRESSION YE WANG AND MIIKKAYe Wang and Miikka Vilermo/Exploiting Excess Masking for Audio Compression AES 17 th International VILERMO Nokia Research Center Speech and Audio Systems Lab. Tampere, Finland ye

  11. TOWARDS TIME-VARYING MUSIC AUTO-TAGGING BASED ON CAL500 EXPANSION Shuo-Yang Wang1

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    Wang, Hsin-Min

    -level tagging. Given the tag set of CAL500, eleven sub- jects with strong music background were recruitedTOWARDS TIME-VARYING MUSIC AUTO-TAGGING BASED ON CAL500 EXPANSION Shuo-Yang Wang1 , Ju-Chiang Wang1 Diego, CA, USA Emails: {raywang, asriver, yang, whm}@iis.sinica.edu.tw ABSTRACT Music auto

  12. Misfit dislocations in multimetallic core-shelled nanoparticles Yong Ding, Xiaolian Sun, Zhong Lin Wang, and Shouheng Sun

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Misfit dislocations in multimetallic core-shelled nanoparticles Yong Ding, Xiaolian Sun, Zhong Lin Wang, and Shouheng Sun Citation: Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 111603 (2012); doi: 10.1063/1.3695332 View-shelled nanoparticles Yong Ding,1 Xiaolian Sun,2 Zhong Lin Wang,1,a) and Shouheng Sun2,a) 1 School of Materials Science

  13. Shortle, Zhang, and Wang DRAFT: Submitted to Transportation Research Board, 89th Annual Meeting, January, 2010, Washington, D.C.

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    Shortle, Zhang, and Wang DRAFT: Submitted to Transportation Research Board, 89th Annual Meeting-mail: jshortle@gmu.edu10 11 Yimin Zhang12 George Mason University13 4400 University Dr., MS 4A614 Fairfax, VA, Zhang, and Wang DRAFT: Submitted to Transportation Research Board, 89th Annual Meeting, January, 2010

  14. Shortle, J., Y. Zhang, J. Wang. 2010. Statistical characteristics of aircraft arrival tracks. To appear in Transportation Research Record. 1

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    Shortle, J., Y. Zhang, J. Wang. 2010. Statistical characteristics of aircraft arrival tracks-mail: jshortle@gmu.edu Yimin Zhang George Mason University 4400 University Dr., MS 4A6 Fairfax, VA 22030 Fax: 703 of Figures: 9 Submission Date: 3/15/10 #12;Shortle, J., Y. Zhang, J. Wang. 2010. Statistical characteristics

  15. Wang-Sheeley-Arge-Enlil Cone Model Transitions to Operations

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    Pizzo, Vic; Millward, George; Parsons, Annette; Biesecker, Douglas; Hill, Steve; Odstrcil, Dusan

    2011-03-01

    The National Weather Service's (NWS) Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) is transitioning the first large-scale, physics-based space weather prediction model into operations on the NWS National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) supercomputing system (see also C. Schultz, Space weather model moves into prime time, Space Weather, 9, S03005, doi:10.1029/2011SW000669, 2011). The model is intended to provide 1- to 4-day advance warning of geomagnetic storms from quasi-recurrent solar wind structures and Earth-directed coronal mass ejections (CMEs). A team has been put together at SWPC to bring an advanced numerical model—developed with broad participation of the research community—into operational status. The modeling system consists of two main parts: (1) a semiempirical near-Sun module (Wang-Sheeley-Arge (WSA)) that approximates the outflow at the base of the solar wind; and (2) a sophisticated three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic numerical model (Enlil) that simulates the resulting flow evolution out to Earth. The former module is driven by observations of the solar surface magnetic field accumulated over a solar rotation and composited into a synoptic map; this input is used to drive a parameterized model of the near-Sun expansion of the solar corona, which provides input for the interplanetary module to compute the quasi-steady (ambient) solar wind outflow. Finally, when an Earth-directed CME is detected in coronagraph images from NASA spacecraft, these images are used to characterize the basic properties of the CME, including speed, direction, and size. This input "cone" representation is injected into the preexisting ambient flow, and the subsequent transient evolution forms the basis for the prediction of the CME's arrival time at Earth, its intensity, and its duration (Figure 1).

  16. Wang-Landau/Multibondic Cluster Simulations for Second-Order Phase Transitions

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    Bernd A. Berg; Wolfhard Janke

    2006-12-11

    For a second-order phase transition the critical energy range of interest is larger than the energy range covered by a canonical Monte Carlo simulation at the critical temperature. Such an extended energy range can be covered by performing a Wang-Landau recursion for the spectral density followed by a multicanonical simulation with fixed weights. But in the conventional approach one loses the advantage due to cluster algorithms. A cluster version of the Wang-Landau recursion together with a subsequent multibondic simulation improves for 2D and 3D Ising models the efficiency of the conventional Wang-Landau/multicanonical approach by power laws in the lattice size. In our simulations real gains in CPU time reach two orders of magnitude.

  17. A generalization of the Mehta-Wang determinant and Askey-Wilson polynomials

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    Masao Ishikawa; Hiroyuki Tagawa; Jiang Zeng

    2012-10-19

    Motivated by the Gaussian symplectic ensemble, Mehta and Wang evaluated the $n$ by $n$ determinant $\\det((a+j-i)\\Gamma(b+j+i))$ in 2000. When $a=0$, Ciucu and Krattenthaler computed the associated Pfaffian $\\Pf((j-i)\\Gamma(b+j+i))$ with an application to the two dimensional dimer system in 2011. Recently we have generalized the latter Pfaffian formula with a $q$-analogue by replacing the Gamma function by the moment sequence of the little $q$-Jacobi polynomials. On the other hand, Nishizawa has found a $q$-analogue of the Mehta--Wang formula. Our purpose is to generalize both the Mehta-Wang and Nishizawa formulae by using the moment sequence of the little $q$-Jacobi polynomials. It turns out that the corresponding determinant can be evaluated explicitly in terms of the Askey-Wilson polynomials.

  18. Cryptanalysis of Yang-Wang-Chang's Password Authentication Scheme with Smart Cards

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    Pathan, Al-Sakib Khan

    2008-01-01

    In 2005, Yang, Wang, and Chang proposed an improved timestamp-based password authentication scheme in an attempt to overcome the flaws of Yang-Shieh_s legendary timestamp-based remote authentication scheme using smart cards. After analyzing the improved scheme proposed by Yang-Wang-Chang, we have found that their scheme is still insecure and vulnerable to four types of forgery attacks. Hence, in this paper, we prove that, their claim that their scheme is intractable is incorrect. Also, we show that even an attack based on Sun et al._s attack could be launched against their scheme which they claimed to resolve with their proposal.

  19. Replica-exchange Wang Landau sampling: pushing the limits of Monte Carlo simulations in materials sciences

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    Perera, Meewanage Dilina N; Li, Ying Wai; Eisenbach, Markus; Vogel, Thomas; Landau, David P

    2015-01-01

    We describe the study of thermodynamics of materials using replica-exchange Wang Landau (REWL) sampling, a generic framework for massively parallel implementations of the Wang Landau Monte Carlo method. To evaluate the performance and scalability of the method, we investigate the magnetic phase transition in body-centered cubic (bcc) iron using the classical Heisenberg model parameterized with first principles calculations. We demonstrate that our framework leads to a significant speedup without compromising the accuracy and precision and facilitates the study of much larger systems than is possible with its serial counterpart.

  20. Aperiodic compression and reconstruction of real-world material systems based on Wang tiles

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    Došká?, Martin; Novák, Jan; Zeman, Jan

    2014-12-01

    The paper presents a concept to compress and synthesize complex material morphologies that is based on Wang tilings. Specifically, a microstructure is stored in a set of Wang tiles and its reconstruction is performed by means of a stochastic tiling algorithm. A substantial part of the study is devoted to the setup of optimal parameters of the automatic tile design by means of parametric studies with statistical descriptors at heart. The performance of the method is demonstrated on four two-dimensional two-phase target systems, monodisperse media with hard and soft disks, sandstone, and high porosity metallic foam.

  1. Effect of land use on the seasonal variation of streamwater quality in the Wei River basin, China

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    Yu, S.; Xu, Z.; Wu, W.; Zuo, D.

    2015-05-01

    The temporal effect of land use on streamwater quality needs to be addressed for a better understanding of the complex relationship between land use and streamwater quality. In this study, GIS and Pearson correlation analysis were used to determine whether there were correlations of land-use types with streamwater quality at the sub-basin scale in the Wei River basin, China, during dry and rainy seasons in 2012. Temporal variation of these relations was observed, indicating that relationships between water quality variables and proportions of different land uses were weaker in the rainy season than that in the dry season. Comparing with other land uses, agriculture and urban lands had a stronger relationship with water quality variables in both the rainy and dry seasons. These results suggest that the aspect of temporal effects should be taken into account for better land-use management.

  2. Noninvasive Prenatal Measurement of the Fetal Genome H. Christina Fan1,5,*, Wei Gu1,*, Jianbin Wang1, Yair J. Blumenfeld2, Yasser Y. El-Sayed2,

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    Quake, Stephen R.

    majority of prenatal genetic testing requires invasive sampling. Since this poses a risk to the fetus, one be desirable to discover genetic information about the fetus without incurring a health risk. Here we is derived from the fetus2, and this fact has enabled the development of a number of noninvasive prenatal

  3. Testing quantum contextuality with macroscopic superconducting circuits L. F. Wei,1,2 Koji Maruyama,2 X.-B. Wang,2,3 J. Q. You,2,4 and Franco Nori2,5

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    Nori, Franco

    between quantum statistics and classical statistics of hidden variables. Bell's theorem shows on the context of measurements unlike our every day intuition e.g., chilli peppers taste spicy regardless of how we eat it . It is an important complement to Bell's theorem: the test of the KS theorem can disprove

  4. A systems biology-based investigation into the therapeutic effects of Gansui Banxia Tang on reversing the imbalanced network of hepatocellular carcinoma

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    Zhang, Yanqiong; Guo, Xiaodong; Wang, Danhua; Li, Ruisheng; Li, Xiaojuan; Xu, Ying; Liu, Zhenli; Song, Zhiqian; Lin, Ya; Li, Zhiyan; Lin, Na

    2014-02-01

    Several complex molecular events are involved in tumorigenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The interactions of these molecules may constitute the HCC imbalanced network. Gansui Banxia Tang (GSBXT), as a classic Chinese herbal formula, is a popular complementary and alternative medicine modality for treating HCC. In order to investigate the therapeutic effects and the pharmacological mechanisms of GSBXT on reversing HCC imbalanced network, we in the current study developed a comprehensive systems approach of integrating disease-specific and drug-specific networks, and successfully revealed the relationships of the ingredients in GSBXT with their putative targets, and with HCC significant molecules and HCC related pathway systems for the first time. Meanwhile, further experimental validation also demonstrated the preventive effects of GSBXT on tumor growth in mice and its regulatory effects on potential targets.

  5. Future change of global monsoon in the CMIP5 June-Yi Lee Bin Wang

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    Wang, Bin

    is projected in the Asian monsoon (along with an increase in interannual season-averaged precipitationFuture change of global monsoon in the CMIP5 June-Yi Lee · Bin Wang Received: 1 August 2012.com Abstract This study investigates future changes of Glo- bal Monsoon (GM) under anthropogenic global warming

  6. Low Temperature Molding for High Space Coverage Microlens Arrays Kerwin Wang, Karl F. Bhringer

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    Low Temperature Molding for High Space Coverage Microlens Arrays Kerwin Wang, Karl F. Böhringer presents SF6/O2 plasma lens-mold- etching and low-temperature-molding to produce 100% coverage microlens] as master-molds. Then, we present low-temperature direct and indirect microlens-molding processes, shown

  7. The Hill's Region of The Four-Body Problem Qiudong Wang

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    Wang, Quidong

    The Hill's Region of The Four-Body Problem Qiudong Wang Abstract. In this article we generalize ~q, we get the so called Hill's region of the n-body problem. It has been a long standing objective to understand the geometry of the integral manifold and the Hill's region in the history of the n-body problem

  8. DEP actuated nanoliter droplet dispensing using feedback control Kai-Liang Wang,a

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    Jones, Thomas B.

    Article on the web 24th December 2008 DOI: 10.1039/b816438j Dielectrophoretic (DEP) droplet dispensingDEP actuated nanoliter droplet dispensing using feedback control Kai-Liang Wang,a Thomas B. Jones control systems for high-speed microfluidic devices. Open- loop control of DEP droplet dispensing

  9. WANG ET AL. VOL. 6 ' NO. 6 ' 50705077 ' 2012 www.acsnano.org

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    Tan, Weihong

    - sorption band in the near-infrared (NIR) region. The above multimodalities supply higher oncolytic efficacy Photothermal and Photodynamic Cancer Therapy Jian Wang,, Guizhi Zhu,,§ Mingxu You, Erqun Song,, Mohammed of China M ultimodality is a new, but very promising, advancement in can- cer diagnosis, therapy, and tar

  10. Image Annotation Using Multi-label Correlated Green's Function Hua Wang, Heng Huang, Chris Ding

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    Huang, Heng

    Image Annotation Using Multi-label Correlated Green's Function Hua Wang, Heng Huang, Chris Ding frame- work. A novel multi-label correlated Green's function ap- proach is proposed to annotate images over a graph. The correlations among labels are integrated into the objective function which improves

  11. Eye localization from thermal infrared images Shangfei Wang a,n

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    in a co-registered visible image [9,14], making the realistic use of thermal infrared imagery aloneEye localization from thermal infrared images Shangfei Wang a,n , Zhilei Liu a , Peijia Shen detection Long wave thermal infrared images a b s t r a c t By using the knowledge of facial structure

  12. STILL: Exploit Code Detection via Static Taint and Initialization Analyses Xinran Wang 1

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    Zhu, Sencun

    for the same purpose, STILL is (a) the first one that can de- tect self-modifying code and indirect jump algorithms to determine if strong evidence of self-modifying (including polymorphism) and/or indirect jumpSTILL: Exploit Code Detection via Static Taint and Initialization Analyses 1 Xinran Wang 1 Yoon

  13. MUSIC TRANSCRIPTION USING AN INSTRUMENT MODEL Jun Yin, Terence Sim, Ye Wang, Arun Shenoy

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    Wang, Ye

    MUSIC TRANSCRIPTION USING AN INSTRUMENT MODEL Jun Yin, Terence Sim, Ye Wang, Arun Shenoy National important and difficult problems in music transcription is polyphonic pitch estimation. Common pitch pitch estimation more robust in these three situations and thus can help to improve music transcription

  14. Commentary: A Closer Look at Task Analysis--Reactions to Wang, Schnipke, and Witt

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    LaDuca, Tony

    2006-01-01

    In the Spring 2005 issue, Wang, Schnipke, and Witt provided an informative description of the task inventory approach that centered on four functions of job analysis. The discussion included persuasive arguments for making systematic connections between tasks and KSAs. But several other facets of the discussion were much less persuasive. This…

  15. Modeling and Simulation of Transient Winds in Downbursts/Hurricanes Lijuan Wang, Ahsan Kareem

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    Kareem, Ahsan

    Modeling and Simulation of Transient Winds in Downbursts/Hurricanes Lijuan Wang, Ahsan Kareem Nat-stationarity and localization of energetics in the transient wind fields have posed difficulty in proper mod- eling the evolutionary fea- tures of these wind fields by offering schemes for their modeling and simulation

  16. Decision Making in Recurrent Neuronal Circuits Xiao-Jing Wang1,*

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    Wang, Xiao-Jing

    Neuron Review Decision Making in Recurrent Neuronal Circuits Xiao-Jing Wang1,* 1Department Haven, CT 06510, USA *Correspondence: xjwang@yale.edu DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2008.09.034 Decision making with an uncertain environment or other unpredictable decision makers in a social group. Introduction Decision making

  17. Dribbling Control of Omnidirectional Soccer Robots Xiang Li, Maosen Wang and Andreas Zell

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    Zell, Andreas

    Dribbling Control of Omnidirectional Soccer Robots Xiang Li, Maosen Wang and Andreas Zell Abstract ball along a given path, the robot should provide the ball with appropriate force by consecutive pushing operations when they travel in an environment with obstacles. Based on the analysis of the forces

  18. What Kind of Memory Supports Visual Marking? Yuhong Jiang and Stephanie W. Wang

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    Jiang, Yuhong

    that search can be restricted to new items not by visual short-term memory (VSTM) of old locations (Theeuwes, Kramer, & Atchley, 1998). Unlike visual attention or short-term memory, which can monitor only 4What Kind of Memory Supports Visual Marking? Yuhong Jiang and Stephanie W. Wang Massachusetts

  19. Cryptanalysis of Round-Reduced LED Ivica Nikolic, Lei Wang and Shuang Wu

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Cryptanalysis of Round-Reduced LED Ivica Nikoli´c, Lei Wang and Shuang Wu Division of Mathematical-key and chosen- key attacks on round-reduced LED-64 and LED-128. We show that with an application of the recently attack on LED-128. Further, we explore the possibility of multicollisions and show single-key attacks

  20. Real-Time Hand-Tracking with a Color Glove Robert Y. Wang1

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    Popovic, Jovan

    Real-Time Hand-Tracking with a Color Glove Robert Y. Wang1 Jovan Popovi´c1,2,3 1 Computer Science the pose of the hand from a single image of the hand wearing a multi-colored glove. We demonstrate our system as a user-input device for desktop virtual reality applications. Abstract Articulated hand

  1. Resonant Oscillation of Misch-Metal Atoms in Filled Skutterudites Yaguo Wang,1

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    Xu, Xianfan

    (EPMA) with an uncertainty less than 2%. The use of misch metal instead of pure rare-earth elementsResonant Oscillation of Misch-Metal Atoms in Filled Skutterudites Yaguo Wang,1 Xianfan Xu,1 (Received 20 December 2008; published 1 May 2009) We investigate vibrational behaviors in misch-metal filled

  2. Nanoporous gallium nitride square microtubes Yucheng Lan Hui Wang Feng Lin

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    Bao, Jiming

    Nanoporous gallium nitride square microtubes Yucheng Lan · Hui Wang · Feng Lin · Yalin Lu · Yang Li / Published online: 23 July 2013 Ó Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013 Abstract Porous gallium nitride microtubes were self- fabricated from gallium nitride submicron irregular struc- tures

  3. Gallium Oxide Nanoribbons and Nanosheets Z. R. Dai, Z. W. Pan, and Z. L. Wang*

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Gallium Oxide Nanoribbons and Nanosheets Z. R. Dai, Z. W. Pan, and Z. L. Wang* Center. Gallium oxide is an important functional material. It has been used as insulating barrier for spin-dependent tunneling junc- tion.21 Manganese-activated gallium oxide has been demon- strated as an electroluminescent

  4. Characterization of Deoxyribozymes That Synthesize Branched RNA Yangming Wang and Scott K. Silverman*

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    Silverman, Scott K.

    (10) and by group II introns during self-splicing (11-13). For spliced mRNAs, the branchCharacterization of Deoxyribozymes That Synthesize Branched RNA Yangming Wang and Scott K: We recently reported deoxyribozymes (DNA enzymes) that synthesize 2,5-branched RNA. The in vitro

  5. Asynchronous Sampling Benefits Wireless Sensor Jing Wang, Yonghe Liu, and Sajal K. Das

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    Liu, Yonghe

    Asynchronous Sampling Benefits Wireless Sensor Networks Jing Wang, Yonghe Liu, and Sajal K. Das approach termed asyn- chronous sampling that complements existing study. The key idea of asynchronous sampling is to spread the sampling times of the sensor nodes over the time line instead of performing them

  6. Design of Chinese HPSG Framework for Data-Driven Parsing Xiangli Wang

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    Design of Chinese HPSG Framework for Data-Driven Parsing * Xiangli Wang a , Shunya Iwasawa languages. We aim at exploring a data-driven Chinese parser, by basing it on Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG). Unlike for English, there is still no available Chinese HPSG framework. As the first step

  7. Chinese-to-English Backward Machine Transliteration Guo Yuqing, Wang Haifeng

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    Wang, Haifeng

    Chinese-to-English Backward Machine Transliteration Guo Yuqing, Wang Haifeng Toshiba (China from Chinese to its English counterpart. We propose a statistical backward transliteration method. Our method uses English sub-syllable and Chinese syllable as the basic units for the Chinese

  8. A Study of Packet Delivery Performance during Routing Convergence Dan Pei, Lan Wang

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    Wang, Lan

    delivery per- formance during routing convergence periods. Two recent technology advances furtherA Study of Packet Delivery Performance during Routing Convergence Dan Pei, Lan Wang UCLA CSD, to converge after a failure. During these routing convergence periods, some packets may already be en

  9. HUMAN BODY POSTURE REFINEMENT BY NONPARAMETRIC BELIEF PROPAGATION Ruixuan Wang and Wee Kheng Leow

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    Leow, Wee Kheng

    HUMAN BODY POSTURE REFINEMENT BY NONPARAMETRIC BELIEF PROPAGATION Ruixuan Wang and Wee Kheng Leow. {wangruix, leowwk}@comp.nus.edu.sg ABSTRACT Accurate human body posture refinement from single or multi- ple. Two main causes of difficulty to solve the refinement problem are high degree freedom of human body

  10. A Flexible Model For Human Circadian Rhythms Yuedong Wang and Morton B. Brown

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    Wang, Yuedong

    A Flexible Model For Human Circadian Rhythms Yuedong Wang and Morton B. Brown Department. In this paper we describe a semi­parametric periodic spline function that can be fit to circadian rhythms physiological processes vary in a circadian pattern. Although a sine/cosine function can be used to model

  11. Agent Oriented Programming based on SLABS Ji Wang and Rui Shen

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    Zhu, Hong

    by showing an exper- imental programming language called SLABSp. As the growth of agent oriented methodology and Scenario SLABSp is a Java-extended programming language de- signed to support the caste-centric methodology ofAgent Oriented Programming based on SLABS Ji Wang and Rui Shen National Laboratory for Parallel

  12. Transforming Auto-encoders G. E. Hinton, A. Krizhevsky & S. D. Wang

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    Toronto, University of

    it impossible to compute precise spatial relationships. This paper argues that convolutional neural networks of the pose of the feature. We show how neural networks can be used to learn features that output a whole. D. Wang of a local pool of replicated feature detectors, artifical neural networks should use local

  13. Ksenia Timachova, He Wang, Lynn Loo PCCM/PRISM August 2012

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    Petta, Jason

    Ksenia Timachova, He Wang, Lynn Loo PCCM/PRISM August 2012 #12;Wikimedia Commons Organic Light Emitting Diodes Organic Electronics Light Spin-Coating Polymers Transistors Solar Cells Small Molecule Light Emitting Diodes Cheap Solution-based ProcessingFlexible #12;Viscosity Inkjet Printing Techniques

  14. Congestion-aware Path Selection for Tor Tao Wang, Kevin Bauer, Clara Forero, and Ian Goldberg

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    Goldberg, Ian

    Congestion-aware Path Selection for Tor Tao Wang, Kevin Bauer, Clara Forero, and Ian Goldberg,ciforero,iang}@cs.uwaterloo.ca Abstract. Tor, an anonymity network formed by volunteer nodes, uses the estimated bandwidth of the nodes degrade the network's per- formance, discourage Tor adoption, and consequently reduce the size of Tor

  15. Congestion-aware Path Selection for Tor Tao Wang, Kevin Bauer, Clara Forero, and Ian Goldberg

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    Goldberg, Ian

    Congestion-aware Path Selection for Tor Tao Wang, Kevin Bauer, Clara Forero, and Ian Goldberg,ciforero,iang}@cs.uwaterloo.ca ABSTRACT Tor, an anonymity network formed by volunteer nodes, uses the estimated bandwidth of the nodes degrade the network's performance, discourage Tor adoption, and consequently reduce the size of Tor

  16. Zheng, Wang, Nihan, and Hallenbeck 1 Extracting Roadway Background Image: a Mode-Based Approach

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    Washington at Seattle, University of

    Zheng, Wang, Nihan, and Hallenbeck 1 Extracting Roadway Background Image: a Mode-Based Approach can be used to extract many valuable traffic parameters through video image processing. A popular way. Background images are typically extracted from a video stream through image processing because, for normal

  17. Zheng, Wang, Nihan, and Hallenbeck 1 Extracting Roadway Background Image: a Mode-Based Approach

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    Wang, Yinhai

    Zheng, Wang, Nihan, and Hallenbeck 1 Extracting Roadway Background Image: a Mode-Based Approach.S. metropolitan areas. Video images captured from these video cameras can be used to extract many valuable traffic, measurements of their number, speed, etc. can be obtained. Background images are typically extracted from

  18. YouTubeCat: Learning to Categorize Wild Web Videos Zheshen Wang1

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    Cortes, Corinna

    YouTubeCat: Learning to Categorize Wild Web Videos Zheshen Wang1 , Ming Zhao2 , Yang Song2 , Sanjiv categorization of videos in a Web-scale un- constrained collection such as YouTube is a challenging task. A key additional sources such as related videos, searched videos, and text-based webpages. The data from

  19. Thin-film Lithium Niobate Contour-mode Resonators Renyuan Wang and Sunil A. Bhave

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    Afshari, Ehsan

    Thin-film Lithium Niobate Contour-mode Resonators Renyuan Wang and Sunil A. Bhave School Micro Devices, Inc. Greensboro, North Carolina, USA Abstract--This paper presents Lithium Niobate (LN this platform, we demonstrate, on a black Y136 cut Lithium Niobate thin-film, one-port high-order width

  20. Electrostatic Regulation of Genome Packaging in Human Hepatitis B Virus Zhen-Gang Wang,

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    Wu, Jianzhong

    Electrostatic Regulation of Genome Packaging in Human Hepatitis B Virus Tao Jiang, Zhen-Gang Wang, California ABSTRACT Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a contagious human pathogen causing liver diseases-termini. INTRODUCTION Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a pararetrovirus responsible for up to 80% of all cases