Gary Thompson

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MOTIVATION A major goal of biomedical research in personalized medicine is to find relationships between mutations and their corresponding disease phenotypes. However, most of the disease-related mutational data are currently buried in the biomedical literature in textual form and lack the necessary structure to allow easy retrieval and visualization. We(More)
In this paper we present the innovative methods and experiences from several years of teaching practical software (SW) engineering at the Computer Science The key objectives and desired outcomes of our course were to train future SW developers, technical leads and managers in practical SW engineering practices, including global SW Engineering, where the(More)
A new linkage map of Cucumis melo, derived from the F2 progeny of a cross between PI 414723 and C. melo 'TopMark' is presented. The map spans a total of 1421 cM and includes 179 points consisting of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD), amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP), inter-simple sequence repeats (ISSRs), simple sequence repeats (SSRs),(More)
Slotting allowances, which are lump-sum transfers paid by food manufacturers to grocery retailers in return for various retail concessions, are becoming increasingly common in wholesale grocery markets. This article extends the literature on slotting allowances by considering two features that previously have been ignored: the role of food processors in(More)
PATIENT Female, 51 FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Patological skin picking Symptoms: Aphasia • headache • hemiparesis • incontinence MEDICATION - Clinical Procedure: - Specialty: Dermatology. OBJECTIVE Challenging differential diagnosis. BACKGROUND Pathological skin picking (PSP) disorder is characterized by repetitive and compulsive picking of the skin resulting(More)
This is a general planning tool with the scope of a single day, rather than a detailed real-time planning tool. It is designed both to illustrate and to help manage the complexities of scheduling food-service preparation work. The tool is limited to 10 people and 10 resources or pieces of equipment, and it uses time increments of 15 minutes. We illustrate(More)