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Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a well-characterized disease affecting a significant population of pregnant women worldwide. It has been widely linked to undue weight gain associated with factors such as diet, obesity, family history, and ethnicity. Poorly controlled GDM results in maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Improved outcomes… (More)
Plant phenotyping is the identification of effects on the phenotype (i.e., the plant appearance and behavior) as a result of genotype differences (i.e., differences in the genetic code) and the environment. Previously, the process of taking phenotypic measurements has been laborious, costly, and time-consuming. In recent years, noninvasive, imaging-based… (More)
– In this paper, a new approach to Virtual Learning Environments is presented. These systems are considered as tools to aid communication both between teaching staff and students and within the student body. Two alternatives to commercial systems are considered, both of which are free to the user and do not enforce any pedagogical model upon teaching… (More)
AbstractSchistosomiasis is a parasitic worm infection that affects over 260 million individuals worldwide. Women with schistosome infections have been demonstrated to have a 4-fold increase in the odds of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection compared with women without schistosome infections. A relationship between schistosome and HIV infections has… (More)
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This poster describes the ACOM modules at Leeds University, teaching IT skills to a very large and diverse student body.
In this work, we present a system for the automated classiffication of seabed substrates in underwater video. Classiffication of seabed substrates traditionally requires manual analysis by a marine biologist, according to an established classiffication system. Accurate, consistent and robust classiffication is difficult in underwater video due to varying… (More)