Kenneth J. Turner

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Two components of a receptor complex for IL-13, the IL-4R and a low affinity IL-13-binding chain, IL-13R alpha 1, have been cloned in mice and humans. An additional high affinity binding chain for IL-13, IL-13R alpha 2, has been described in humans. We isolated a cDNA from the thymus that encodes the murine orthologue of the human IL-13R alpha 2. The(More)
Home care is increasingly seen as a promising alternative to traditional care services. Programming home care systems remains a significant challenge considering the potentially large scale of deployment, the differences between individual care needs, and the progressive nature of ageing. In this paper, we present ongoing work on programming home care(More)
Technology-mediated home care is attractive for older people living at home and also for their carers. It provides the information necessary to give confidence and assurance to everyone interested in the wellbeing of the older person. From a care delivery perspective, however, widespread deployment of home care technologies presents system developers with a(More)
The CHISEL notation was developed by Bellcore as an informal graphical notation for describing telecomms services and features. CRESS (CHISEL Representation Employing Systematic Specification) is an enhanced version of CHISEL with tightly defined rules for the syntax and static semantics of diagrams. More importantly, CRESS has formal denotations given by(More)
Home care systems need to be personalised to meet individual needs, and must be easily adjusted as the user’s symptoms develop. Care policies (i.e. Event-Condition-Action rules) can be used to specify care services, facilitating changes in the behaviour of a home care system. Context modelling allows a user to specify the trigger and conditions of a care(More)
Interleukin 11 (IL-11) is a pleiotropic cytokine with biological activities on many different cell types. Recombinant human IL-11 (rhIL-11) is produced by recombinant DNA technology in Escherichia coli. Both in vitro and in vivo, rhIL-11 has shown effects on multiple hematopoietic cell types. Its predominant in vivo hematopoietic activity is the stimulation(More)
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a potent angiogenic growth factor with a key role in many physiological and pathological processes. Investigation into the implications of circulating levels of this cytokine is progressing at an exponential rate. However, there are important inconsistencies between reports ranging from method of sample(More)
Feature interaction is a problem mostly considered in the context of telephony features, but present in other domains. In this paper we consider policies (independent of the system that they control) as an application domain for feature interaction techniques. We present the feature interaction problem as it occurs in the policy context and show how it can(More)