Timothy C. Craven

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Using four previously identified samples of Web pages containing meta-tagged descriptions, the value of meta-tagged keywords, the first 200 characters of the body, and text marked with common HTML tags as extracts helpful for writing summaries was estimated by applying two measures: density of description words and density of two-word description phrases.(More)
BACKGROUND Hyperglycaemia is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes. We investigated whether reduction of blood glucose concentration decreases the rate of microvascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes. METHODS ACCORD was a parallel-group, randomised trial done in 77 clinical sites in(More)
This study examined the relationship between self-efficacy beliefs and pain during the performance of stair climbing and lifting/carrying tasks on speed of movement, ratings of task difficulty, and perceived task ability in a group of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Seventy-nine patients with knee OA completed the tasks in a controlled(More)
A random sample of 628 Web pages registered with Yahoo! was analyzed for use of META tags and specifically the DESCRIPTION tag; 357 contained META tags and 163 used the DESCRIPTION tag. Some of the descriptions greatly exceeded typical length guidelines of 150 or 200 characters. A minority duplicated exactly phrasing found in the visible text; most repeated(More)
  • Ka Hin Leung, Murray Marshall, Yufei Zhang, E Becker, L Brr, R Brown +5 others
  • 1997
Spaces of orderings were introduced by the second author in a series of papers 15]{{19] and various structure results were obtained generalizing results proved earlier for formally real elds by various people: In 6] and 26] (also see 20] and 23] 25]) Craven and Tschimmel prove that formally real skew elds give rise to spaces of orderings. In 8] (also see(More)