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A new version of a real-time global flood monitoring system (GFMS) driven by Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) rainfall has been developed and implemented using a physically based hydrologic model. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the performance of this new version of the GFMS in terms of flood(More)
Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) are a class of ubiquitous noncoding RNAs and have been found to act as tumor suppressors or oncogenes, which dramatically altered our understanding of cancer. Naked mole rat (NMR, Heterocephalus glaber) is an exceptionally long-lived and cancer-resistant rodent; however, whether lncRNAs play roles in cancer resistance in this(More)
Because of the rapid growth in worldwide information, efficiency of association rules mining (ARM) has been concerned for several years. In this paper, based on the original Apriori algorithm, an improved algorithm IAA is proposed. IAA adopts a new count-based method to prune candidate itemsets and uses generation record to reduce total data scan amount.(More)
Breathwalk is a science of combining specific patterns of footsteps synchronized with the breathing. In this study, we developed a multimedia-assisted Breathwalk-aware system which detects user's walking and breathing conditions and provides appropriate multimedia guidance on the smartphone. Through the mobile device, the system enhances user's awareness of(More)
Chinese Rice Wine (CRW) is a common alcoholic beverage in China. To investigate the influence of microbial composition on the quality of CRW, high throughput sequencing was performed for 110 wine samples on bacterial 16S rRNA gene and fungal Internal Transcribed Spacer II (ITS2). Bioinformatic analyses demonstrated that the quality of yeast starter and(More)
This prospective cohort study aimed to examine the effects of atosiban, given before transfer of frozen-thawed embryo to women with different number of embryo transfer (ET) cycles. Atosiban treatment significantly increased implantation rate and clinical pregnancy rate in the third and more than three ET groups. However, there were no significant increases(More)
OBJECTIVES Although many studies about breast contrast-enhanced ultrasound had been conducted, clear diagnostic criteria for evaluating enhancement patterns are still lacking. This study aims to identify significant indicators for breast contrast-enhanced ultrasound and to establish an initial scoring system. MATERIALS AND METHODS Totally 839 patients(More)