Pedro Paulo S. Xavier

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BACKGROUND Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease, endemic in 76 countries, that afflicts more than 240 million people. The impact of schistosomiasis on infertility may be underestimated according to recent literature. Extracts of Schistosoma haematobium include estrogen-like metabolites termed catechol-estrogens that down regulate estrogen(More)
Thesis for the degree of licentiate of engineering in Applied Electronics at Umeå University Vetenskaplig uppsats för avläggande av teknologi licentiatexamen i tillämpad elektronik vid Umeå Universitet ABSTRACT Generating and stabilizing periodic motions in nonlinear systems is a challenging task. In the control system community this topic is also known as(More)
This paper suggests an on-line identification algorithm for estimating a cerebrospinal fluid outflow resistance-one important lumped parameter in the well-known finite-dimensional nonlinear model describing a behaviour of intracranial pressure of humans. The results of on-line tests of the presented algorithm on recorded experimental data are given.
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