Stephen K. Barton

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Posttraumatic growth (PTG) research is an emerging area of empirical study, especially within the field of clinical health psychology. Much of the research in this area has thus far focused on determining the correlates and predictors of PTG. This systematic review aimed to evaluate the association between posttraumatic growth and dispositional optimism,(More)
This paper presents a novel protocol for fair exchange of DSA-based signatures to support an e-commerce activity of digital contract signing. The protocol employs an off-line semi-trusted third party (STTP), which participates in the protocol execution only in exceptional circumstances and which involvement in the protocol is transparent. The protocol can(More)
— This paper addresses the problem of selecting the optimum training sequence for channel estimation in communication systems over time-dispersive channels. By processing in the frequency domain, a new explicit form of search criterion is found, the gain loss factor (GLF), which minimizes the variance of the estimation error and is easy to compute.(More)