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Wildlife population models have been criticized for their narrow disciplinary perspective when analyzing complexity in coupled biological - physical - human systems. We describe a "metamodel" approach to species risk assessment when diverse threats act at different spatiotemporal scales, interact in non-linear ways, and are addressed by distinct(More)
BACKGROUND Emotion is a ubiquitous aspect of humanity that governs behavior in a number of ways and is linked inextricably with health. Pausing to evaluate one's emotional state in the face of decisions and reflecting on past patterns of emotion have been shown to improve behaviors. Further, social expression of emotion has been shown to directly improve(More)
In our research, we are examining how pervasive continuous sensing and targeted ecological momentary assessment can be used to unobtrusively collect stress data, and we are designing personal health informatics that can aggregate and visualize these stress data over time and for different audiences. In this position paper, we describe our recent and ongoing(More)
VORTEX is provided at no cost, in order to further conservation and science. It is distributed without warranty of its suitability for any particular use, and neither the program or this manual is guaranteed to be free of errors, bugs, or potentially misleading information. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the software is appropriate for(More)
Medical research is one area where collecting data is usually hard and expensive. With the launch of ResearchKit, Apple and Sage Bionetworks made large-scale personal data collection increasingly popular via simple text-based survey apps running on mobile phones. But such surveys can be a barrier in terms of usability and richness of the data being(More)
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