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A 69-year-old lady with previous medullary thyroid carcinoma treated by total thyroidectomy alone developed a swelling in the neck. This was thought to be a recurrence of her carcinoma but was found on investigation to be a tuberculous abscess of the thyroid bed. She was treated successfully by surgical drainage and antituberculous chemotherapy.
—Over the past decade, the theoretical or asymp-totic scalability of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) has been extensively studied. However, the implication of these asymptotic results on finite, brigade-sized networks with real-life assumptions is not well-understood. We present a two-pronged study on the scalability of military networks with assumptions(More)
Invited Paper Reliability is an important issue in power systems and historically has been assessed using deterministic criteria and indexes. However, these approaches can be, and in many cases have been, replaced by probabilistic methods that are able to respond to the actual stochastic factors that influence the reliability of the system. In the days of(More)
SUMMARY WSRP (Web Services for Remote Portlets) is a promising web services specification used to standardise presentation-based access to remote web portal content. In combination with the JSR 168 standard, portlet developers are freed of doing the hard work in publishing their portlets to remote portal – ideally it is the duty of portal framework to(More)
The regulation of distribution network monopolies has been shifting from asset-based to performance-based regulation and therefore is becoming more depending on the quality of customer service. Consequently, there has been increasing interest in developing analysis capability and tools that can support quantitative assessments of alternative Distribution(More)
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