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This paper estimates social effects of incentivizing people in teams. In two field experiments featuring exogenous team formation and opportunities for repeated social interactions, we find large team effects that operate through social channels. The team compensation system induced agents to choose effort as if they valued a marginal dollar of compensation(More)
Recent research in ubiquitous and mobile computing uses mobile phones and wearable accelerometers to monitor individuals' physical activities for personalized and proactive health care. The goal of this project is to measure and reduce the energy demand placed on mobile phones that monitor individuals' physical activities for extended periods of time with(More)
BACKGROUND One of the challenges in the interpretation of studies showing associations between environmental and genotypic data with disease outcomes such as neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is understanding the phenotypic heterogeneity within a patient population with regard to any risk factor associated with the condition. This is(More)
Acknowledgments Grants from the Agricultural Development Board through the Kentucky Horticulture Council have allowed an expansion of the field research and demonstration program to meet the informational and educational needs of our growing vegetable and fruit industries. Important note to readers: The majority of research reports in this volume do not(More)
Assessing the relationship of education level and medication adherence with patients' perception of autonomous support by health-care provides in a sample of low incomes African Americans with diabetes James Thompson McMurtrie, MS3 Hematocrit, blood transfusion, and outcomes in patients with coronary stents and cardiac risk factors undergoing surgery In(More)
As members of the Dissertation Committee, we certify that we have read the dis-sertation prepared by Aniruddha Marathe entitled Evaluation and Optimization of Turnaround Time and Cost of HPC Applications on the Cloud and recommend that it be accepted as fulfilling the dissertation requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Final approval and(More)
Acknowledgments Grants from the Agricultural Development Board through the Kentucky Horticulture Council have allowed an expansion of the field research and demonstration program to meet the informational and educational needs of our growing vegetable and fruit industries. Important note to readers: The majority of research reports in this volume do not(More)