Learn More
We examined the association between the Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism and aggressive schizophrenia. The sample included 61 aggressive schizophrenic patients as well as 104 non-aggressive patients from psychiatric hospitals and 415 healthy volunteers in South Korea. In the case-control comparisons, there was no significant(More)
Many large scale sensor networks produce tremendous data, typically as massive spatio-temporal data streams. We present a Low Complexity Sensing framework that, coupled with novel compressive sensing techniques, enables to reduce computational and communication overheads significantly without much compromising the accuracy of sensor readings. More(More)
Most existing routing protocols for wireless sensor networks have energy efficiency as their main objective. But for WSN systems in which various types of data coexist, a different QoS (quality of service) metric is required. We describe a mission-oriented selective routing scheme that runs on each node of a network and invokes different algorithms for data(More)
Applications such as scientific simulations and power grid monitoring are generating so much data quickly that compression is essential to reduce storage requirement or transmission capacity. To achieve better compression, one is often willing to discard some repeated information. These lossy compression methods are primarily designed to minimize the(More)
This paper proposes a reliable wildfire monitoring system based on a wireless sensor network (WSN) sparsely deployed in adverse conditions. The physical environment under consideration is characterized by asymmetric, irregular, and unreliable wireless links, inadequate Fresnel zone clearance, and routing problems, to name a few. We use reliable(More)
This study evaluated the effects of glucose in human retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells to investigate the cause of diabetic retinal complications. Human RPE cells were cultured in media containing 5.5 mM, 11.0 mM, and 16.5 mM D-glucose. The present study performed proliferation and migration assays, and conducted western blotting for the protein(More)
Rapid advances in wireless sensor networks require routing protocols which can accommodate new types of power source and data of differing priorities. We describe a priority-based geographical routing scheme based on a solar-cell energy model. It exploits an algorithm (APOLLO) that periodically and locally determines the topological knowledge range of each(More)