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who give me renewed hope for the future. ii Abstract This thesis deenes and evaluates two systems that allow a teacher to provide instructions to a machine learner. My systems, FSkbann and ratle, expand the language that a teacher may use to provide advice to the learner. In particular, my techniques allow a teacher to give partially correct instructions(More)
The effects of the glutamate alpha-amino-3-hydroxy 5-methyl-4-isoxazole propionate (AMPA) receptor antagonist LY-293558 in reducing ischemic brain damage have been assessed in halothane-anesthetized cats. Focal cerebral ischemia was produced by permanent occlusion of one middle cerebral artery, and the animals were killed 6 h later. The amount of early(More)
OBJECTIVE We studied the association between glycemic variability (GV) reflecting hypoglycemic stress and cardiovascular autonomic function in subjects with type 1 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Forty-four type 1 diabetic patients (mean age 34 ± 13 years, 40% male, 86% Caucasian, mean diabetes duration 13 ± 6 years, mean hemoglobin A1c [HbA1c] 8.0(More)
Single photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) studies were performed on 34 manifest Huntington's disease (HD) patients at various stages of clinical pathology ranging from early chorea to late dystonia with or without signs of dementia and 12 pre-symptomatic patients with abnormal terminal CAG expansions. Thirty HD patients with obvious clinical(More)
Defense and Intelligence Community (IC) Red Team, Red Cell and Devil's Advocate capabilities continue to improve technically and methodically at the practitioner level and within small adaptable groups. The " Red " element can enhance analytical products, challenge critical planning outcomes, scrutinize the viability of source reporting, and assess(More)
The glycerol test for endolymphatic hydrops was administered to 17 patients exhibiting classical symptoms of Meniere's disease. A complete battery of audiometric tests including the SISI, TTD (Rosenberg variation). ABLB, Sweep Frequency Bekesy, two tests of speech discrimination (Rush Hughes and Northwestern), and air and bone conduction thresholds were(More)
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