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  • K. Zaman
  • 2010
Tuberculosis (TB) is an ancient disease that has affected mankind for more than 4,000 years (1). It is a chronic disease caused by the bacillus Myco-bacterium tuberculosis and spreads from person to person through air. TB usually affects the lungs but it can also affect other parts of the body, such as brain, intestines, kidneys, or the spine. Symptoms of(More)
  • K. Zaman
  • 2008
Rotaviruses—non-enveloped, double-stranded RNA viruses—infect both humans and animals and are distributed worldwide. In humans, rotavirus causes diarrhoea of varying severity ranging from mild to severe. Symptoms, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, and fever, begin after an incubation period of 2-3 days and persist, on average, for six days (1). Ro-tavirus is the(More)
A sedentary lifestyle is becoming common for many individuals throughout the United States; however, this comes with a health cost of various preventable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, colon cancer, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. Many times, individuals are completely unaware of how his or her health has deteriorated because of the slow(More)
Accurate energy expenditure monitoring will be an essential part of medical diagnosis in the future, enabling individually-tailored just-in-time interventions. However, there are currently no real-time monitors that are practical for continuous daily use. In this paper, we introduce the K-Sense energy expenditure monitor that uses inertial measurement units(More)
Research in the area of large-scale data management, in particular, efficient indexing and query processing when the data and the query conditions do not match exactly. Projects: • ASTERIX: developing a highly scalable parallel platform for managing semi-structured data (http://asterix.ics.uci.edu/) · Developed parallel techniques for set-similarity joins(More)
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