Murugappan Palaniappan

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BACKGROUND Children who survive very low birth weight (VLBW) without major disability have a high prevalence of learning difficulty, attention deficit, and dyspraxia. AIMS To determine whether learning difficulty in children with VLBW is associated with structural brain abnormalities. METHODS A total of 87 children (aged 15-16 years) with a history of(More)
Scheduling group meetings requires access to participants' calendars, typically located in scattered pockets or desks. Placing participants' calendars on-line and using a rule-based scheduler to find a time slot would alleviate the problem to some extent, but it often is difficult to trust the results, because correct scheduling rules are elusive, varying(More)
The Envoy Framework addresses a need for computer-based assistants or agents that operate in conjunction with users' existing applications, helping them perform tedious, repetitive, or time-consuming tasks more easily and efficiently. Envoys carry out missions for users by invoking envoy-aware applications called operatives and inform users of mission(More)
This paper deals with an experimental study for evaluation of TOFD technique for determination of size of the embedded subcladding cracks. It extends the results presented in the previous papers (1, 2). The study was confined to simulated cracks (machined slits) underneath the cladding. Crack heights ranging from 1.68mm to 19.04mm underneath Stainless(More)
nternet users today need to share multimedia data like text graphics, spreadsheets, and images as much as they need to share ASCII text.' Currently, multimedia documents are often transmitted in printed form via fax and express mail. However, sharing electronically stored data in electronic form is more efficient than in printed form. Accessing and(More)
The treatment of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) in children and adolescents is determined by the stability of the lesion and the state of the overlying cartilage. MRI has been advocated as an accurate way of assessing and staging such lesions. Our aim was to determine if MRI scans accurately predicted the subsequent arthroscopic findings in adolescents(More)
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