Sara V. Rodríguez

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25 Even though several sow replacement models have been published, integrating 26 information about the health status of sows has not yet been handled satisfactorily. This 27 paper presents a framework for integrating a Weak Sow Index (WSI) into an existing 28 sow replacement model. The WSI, which is developed as part of this study, quantifies 29 various(More)
This paper describes a supervised learning approach to sow-activity classification from accelerometer measurements. In the proposed methodology, pairs of accelerometer measurements and activity types are considered as labeled instances of a usual supervised classification task. Under this scenario sow-activity classification can be approached with standard(More)
In this paper we analyze several cases related to three different Spanish universities that make use of the World Wide Web to teach simulation courses online. These universities are the Open University of Catalonia, the University of Lleida and the Public University of Navarre. At these three universities different infrastructures, tools and learning models(More)
An eight-month survey of patients with gastrointestinal complaints is presented. There were 213 cases collected. Based on stool examinations, Ascaris lumbricoides is still the most common followed by Giardia lamblia and Trichuris trichiura, respectively. From these 213 cases, Giardia was detected in 34 patients. Most of the subjects belong to the older age(More)
Pork is the most widely consumed meat worldwide. In the last years, the pork industry has been faced several challenges mostly related with consumer demands about safety, quality, environment, low prices, animal welfare and sustainability of the product. Hence, the structure of the pork industry has been changing in order to adapt production to those(More)
Heart failure (HF) is the third cause of cardiovascular death in Spain, after ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease [1]. As in other developed countries, HF is the leading cause of hospitalisation of people over 65 years of age and accounts for more than 5% of hospital stays, this corresponding to 70% of the costs associated with HF syndrome(More)
A 6-month survey of diarrhoeas in Vietnamese refugee camp children was carried out and was responsible for 32.5% of pediatric consultations. One hundred twenty cases were studied and underwent laboratory work-up. Peak incidence was in the 4-6 years. Diarrhoea was observed to be at its peak in April and June which coincides with the increase in the number of(More)