Rickard Nyman

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Obtaining an accurate picture of the current state of the economy is particularly important to central banks and finance ministries, and of epidemics to health ministries. There is increasing interest in the use of search engine data to provide such 'nowcasts' of social and economic indicators. However, people may search for a phrase because they(More)
BACKGROUND Non-contrast computed tomography (NCT) has become an important diagnostic tool in acute abdominal pain, but the drawback is the increased radiation dose compared to abdominal plain film (APF). PURPOSE To evaluate whether NCT, including low-dose computed tomography (LDCT, using 50 mAs), provides more diagnostic information than APF in patients(More)
This article outlines efficient vector code commonly required for population based optimization methods. Specifically, techniques for population generation, probabilistic selection, recombination & mutation are introduced. These coding 'best practices' emphasize execution speed and concision over readability. As such, each snippet is initially coded in(More)
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