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Despite clinical similitude, there is a tendency to consider trigeminal pain in multiple sclerosis (MS) as a distinct condition. To evaluate clinical differences in trigeminal pain presentation in patients with and without underlying MS, we compared clinical characteristics of facial pain found in 15 consecutive MS patients with those reported by 13(More)
As the Internet grows in scale and complexity, the need for accurate traffic measurement increases. Among the different parameters relevant to traffic measurement, the paper pays attention to the available bandwidth of a path. In particular , a performance comparison of three different techniques, devoted to available bandwidth measurement, is attained(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the frequency and the main clinical features of tremor in primary adult-onset dystonia (PAOD). METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted on 429 patients with PAOD from eight Italian movement disorder centres. RESULTS Of the 429 dystonic patients, 72 (16.7%) had tremor. Although sex and age at dystonia onset were similar(More)
BACKGROUND The role of sleep in cognitive processes has been confirmed by a growing number of reports for all ages of life. Analysing sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) spectra may be useful to study cortical organisation in individuals with Borderline Intellectual Functioning (BIF), as seen in other disturbances even if it is not considered a disease. The(More)
Pattern recognition is the discipline studying the design and operation of systems capable to recognize patterns with specific properties in data sources. Intrusion detection, on the other hand, is in charge of identifying anomalous activities by analyzing a data source, be it the logs of an operating system or in the network traffic. It is easy to find(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Despite the growing number of reports describing adult-onset primary lower limb dystonia (LLD) this entity has never been systematically evaluated in the general population of patients with primary adult-onset dystonia. METHODS From outpatients with adult-onset primary dystonia attending nine Italian University centres for movement(More)
In this paper we show how credit derivatives contracts may be designed to hedge risky credits when banks have to comply with capital requirements and there exists asymmetric information between protection buyers and sellers. In particular we consider the case when banks may of different types according to their ability in screening their borrowers. We show(More)
This paper presents a market-enabling framework where users, content providers and network operators can interact in the seamless, transparent sale and delivery of a wide range of services. The framework allows for dynamic creation, configuration and delivery of services with quality assurance, via automated management of Service Level Agreements (SLAs). We(More)