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This project aims to investigate knowledge-based approaches to the problem of information fusion. We show how domain-specific knowledge, in conjunction with semantic Web services, can be used to improve situational awareness in the operational deployment of humanitarian operations, especially when such operations occur against a contextual backdrop of… (More)
Geo-ontologies have a key role to play in the development of the geo-semantic Web, with regard to facilitating the search for geographical information and resources. They normally hold large amounts of geographic information and undergo a continuous process of revision and update to ensure their currency. Hence, means of ensuring their integrity are crucial… (More)
BACKGROUND Pulse oximeters optimize care in the pre-hospital setting. As British Columbia ambulance teams often provide care in subzero temperatures, we conducted a study to determine the reliability of 3 commercially-available portable oximeters in a subzero environment. NULL HYPOTHESIS We hypothesized that there is no significant difference between SaO2… (More)
A design for a simple constant-volume valve is described. The valve is recommended for use in gas thermometry or similar applications.
Extended Abstract The internet is the single largest information resource in the world. It is, however, not being used to is full potential. Currently most the information is written using syntactical machine readable languages such as HTML. These languages are limited in that they are only intended for human consumption. To fully unlock the potential of… (More)