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When collecting and combining data from various sources into a data warehouse, ensuring high data quality and consistency becomes a significant, often expensive, challenge. Common data quality problems include inconsistent data conventions amongst sources such as different abbreviations or synonyms; data entry errors such as spelling mistakes; missing,(More)
for useful comments and suggestions. Justin Mardjuki and Saba Rashid provided excellent research assistance. We would like to gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by the Mack Institute for Innovation Management at The Wharton School. All errors are our own. ABSTRACT We study the phenomenon of business ecosystems in which a platform firm(More)
INTRODUCTION High-dose methylprednisolone (HDMP) in combination with rituximab is active in the treatment of relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), but serious infections are frequent. Recently published data suggested that high-dose dexamethasone might be equally effective as HDMP despite a lower cumulative dose. MATERIAL AND METHODS We(More)
  • Rahul Kapoor, Alexander I Evins, Joshua Marcus, Luigi Rigante, Mayumi Kubota, Philip E Stieg
  • 2015
OBJECTIVE Open surgical treatment of carotid artery stenosis, namely, carotid endarterectomy (CEA), has evolved since its inception in 1953. Despite improvements in the treatment of carotid occlusive disease through technological and surgical innovations, the use of patch grafting in CEA's remains controversial. We evaluate the durability of the primary(More)
Birt–Hogg–Dubé syndrome, first described in 1977, is a rare autosomal dominant condition that commonly presents with skin lesions, including fibrofolliculomas and trichodiscomas; pulmonary cysts; spontaneous pneumothoraces; and renal cancer. We present the only known cases of intracranial vascular pathologies in patients with Birt–Hogg–Dubé syndrome. We(More)
A rigorous debate is going on the rules on which the Lokpal (an anti-corruption body) should work. In this paper rules have been defined on which an anti-corruption body will take decisions on a particular case. Three agents have been used -- citizen, bureaucrat and whistle blower to model the environment using neural network. External factors are defined(More)
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