Ester M. Mungure

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Motivated by the increasing amount of digital music on the WWW, this paper presents a data and query model for dynamic playlist generation. Queries are continuous, i.e., songs are retrieved one at a time, allowing the user to dynamically influence the retrieval. The model can support arbitrary similarity measures, requiring only the identity properly of the(More)
BACKGROUND Mother-to-child transmission of HIV remains an important public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. As HIV testing and linkage to PMTCT occurs in antenatal care (ANC), major challenges for any PMTCT option in developing countries, including Tanzania, are delays in the first ANC visit and a low overall number of visits. Community health workers(More)
INTRODUCTION Researchers planning cluster-randomized controlled trials (cRCTs) require estimates of the intra-cluster correlation coefficient (ICC) from previous studies for sample size calculations. This paper fills a persistent gap in the literature by providing estimates of ICCs for many key HIV-related clinical outcomes. METHODS Data from HIV-positive(More)
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