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Z3is study investigated the automatic prediction of epochs of sleep apnea from the electrocardiogram. A large independently validated database of 70 single lead ECGs, each of approximately 8 hours in duration, was used throughout the study. Thirty five of these records were used for training and 35 retained for independent testing. Ajier considering a wide… (More)
Similarity solutions are constructed for the flow of granular materials through hop-pers. Unlike previous work, the present approach applies to nonaxisymmetric containers. The model involves ten unknowns (stresses, velocity, and plasticity function) determined by nine nonlinear first order partial differential equations together with a quadratic algebraic… (More)
As statistical agencies try to " move as far as possible toward the use of a small number of standardized disclosure limitation methods whose effectiveness has been demonstrated " (Working Paper 22), many practical difficulties arise in applying these standard sensitivity measures to particular data sets. This paper discusses possible ways of handling… (More)
BACKGROUND Cervical disc replacement is becoming an increasingly popular treatment option for cervical myelopathy. It retains motion at the affected segment, unlike anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. The aim of this study is to assess the outcomes of a series of patients who underwent Activ C disc replacement for cervical myelopathy. MATERIALS AND… (More)
Sexual assault has become pandemic and even a common occurrence among the ranks of all branches of the U.S. military. The Department of Defense estimates that in the year 2012 alone, 26,000 active duty soldiers were sexually assaulted. The military rape culture was thrust to the forefront of the media in 1991 as a result of the Tailhook Scandal. The… (More)
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