Sigifredo Laengle

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round the world, CEOs and senior managers of healthcare systems are asking themselves how best to deal with the challenges of today's rapidly changing healthcare landscape. The solutions they opt for must be solidly grounded on fundamental values that will guide future practices, decisions, and standards. The increase in human health risks, epitomized in(More)
Despite their importance for stakeholders in the criminal justice system, few methods have been developed for determining which criminal behavior variables will produce accurate sentence predictions. Some approaches found in the literature resort to techniques based on indirect variables, but not on the social network behavior with exception of the work of(More)
Methods are needed for creating models to characterize verbal communication between therapists and their patients that are suitable for teaching purposes without losing analytical potential. A technique meeting these twin requirements is proposed that uses decision trees to identify both change and stuck episodes in therapist-patient communication. Three(More)
Modelling criminal trial verdict outcomes using social network measures is an emerging research area in quantitative criminology. Few studies have yet analyzed which of these measures are the most important for verdict modelling or which data classification techniques perform best for this application. To compare the performance of different techniques in(More)