Thomas N. O’Connell

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This is a working document. It has been prepared to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and to stimulate discussion. The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of UNICEF or of the United Nations. The text has not been edited to official publication(More)
The disposition of torcetrapib {( )-[2R,4S] 4-[(3,5-bis-trifluoromethylbenzyl)-methoxycarbonyl-amino]-2-ethyl-6-trifluoromethyl-3,4dihydro-2H-quinoline-1-carboxylic acid ethyl ester}, a cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitor, was studied in rats, monkeys, and mice after oral administration of a single dose of [C]torcetrapib. Total mean recoveries of(More)
Location information remains the single most important piece of context used in ubicomp applications. Many different location sensing technologies are being created and a variety of applications explored. Relatively little attention is paid to the development of software infrastructure to facilitate location-aware programming. There are three goals for such(More)
Is it possible for humans to navigate in the natural environment wherein the path taken between various destinations is 'optimal' in some way? In the domain of optimization this challenge is traditionally framed as the " Traveling Salesman Problem " (TSP). What strategies and ecological considerations are plausible for human navigation? When given a(More)
As we enable everyday environments with ubiquitous technology, there are many opportunities to support simple activities in useful ways. We are investigating how an environment made aware of the location and activities of its occupants can better support direct human-human communication. Specifically, we have instrumented a home to explore lightweight,(More)
BACKGROUND Action to avert maternal and child mortality was propelled by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000. The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has shown promise in achieving the MDGs in many countries, but preventable maternal, neonatal and child mortality persist. Furthermore, preventable stillbirths are occurring in large numbers(More)
This is a working document. It has been prepared to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and to stimulate discussion. The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of UNICEF or of the United Nations. The text is not edited to official publication standards,(More)
Permission is required to reproduce any part of this publication. Permission will be freely granted to educational or non-profit organizations. Others will be requested to pay a small fee. and Mark Young, under the direction of Tessa Wardlaw. This report is one of UNICEF's contributions to the multistakeholder global initiative that has been established to(More)