Andrew Lowry

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The requirements of the computer telephony (CT) industry place conflicting demands on text-to-speech (TTS) systems. Multilingual functionality and high quality output at telephone bandwidth requires detailed linguistic and acoustic analysis. At the same time, the need for robustness together with a high channel count and small memory footprint means that(More)
Sarcopenia, the loss of skeletal muscle mass and function with age, is common in older people. It is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, and a greater risk of admission to hospital and care homes. This article identifies the risk factors and consequences of sarcopenia, and describes how nurses and GPs can recognise patients at particular risk(More)
INTRODUCTION The unjustified exclusion of older participants from clinical trials creates research populations that are non-representative, in turn creating difficulties applying research to the target populations. The aim of this study was to assess the proportion of randomised control trials (RCTs) that have unexplained upper age limits and review whether(More)
It is important that clinicians are able to adequately assess their level of knowledge and competence in order to be safe practitioners of medicine. The medical literature contains numerous examples of poor self-assessment accuracy amongst medical students over a range of subjects however this ability in neuroanatomy has yet to be observed. Second year(More)
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