Pierre Lacroix

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This paper presents START (Simplified Toolbar to Accelerate Repeated Tasks), a new, freely downloadable ArcGIS extension designed for non-expert GIS users. START was developed jointly by the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and the University of Geneva to support frequent workflows relating to mine action. START brings together(More)
OGC Web Feature Service (WFS) and Web Coverage Service (WCS) specifications allow interoperable access to distributed geospatial data made available through spatial data infrastructures (SDIs). To ensure that a service is sufficiently responsive to fulfill users' expectations and requirements, performance of services must be measured and monitored to track(More)
Backward Rayleigh scattering in optical fibers due to the fluctuations that are " frozen-in " to the fiber during the manufacturing process may limit the performance of optical sensors and bidirectional coherent optical communication systems. In this manuscript we describe a comprehensive model for studying intensity noise induced by spontaneous Rayleigh(More)
INTRODUCTION The dog is frequently used for cardiovascular safety pharmacology and for toxicology studies, but is not often used for central nervous system (CNS) safety pharmacology purposes. We have therefore examined the electroencephalogram (EEG) in conscious dogs by means of radio-telemetry methods using the proconvulsant agent pentylenetetrazole (PTZ)(More)
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