Nishant Adhikari

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OBJECTIVES This study describes the costs and outcomes of community-based tuberculin screening programs conducted between 1987 and 1991 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. METHODS Follow-up information was abstracted from hospital records of all reactors detected in tuberculin screening of students in grades 6 and 10, of first-year health professional students,(More)
OBJECTIVES The cost-effectiveness of tuberculin screening may be substantially reduced by non-compliance of patients and physicians. We have examined the association of these problems with the socio-demographic characteristics of tuberculin reactors. METHODS Community-based tuberculin screening was conducted among students in grades 6 and 10, and in(More)
The daily routine of a student has a direct impact on her performance. Understanding the routine of students in the campus can help students as well as universities. We propose a smartphone based sensing mechanism to understand the daily routine of students inside a campus. Unlike survey-based methods of understanding trends among students, we explore the(More)
This paper proposes a neural network approach for forecasting short-term electricity prices. Almost until the end of last century, electricity supply was considered a public service and any price forecasting which was undertaken tended to be over the longer term, concerning future fuel prices and technical improvements. Nowadays, short-term forecasts have(More)
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