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Earnings call summarizes the financial performance of a company, and it is an important indicator of the future financial risks of the company. We quantitatively study how earnings calls are correlated with the financial risks, with a special focus on the financial crisis of 2009. In particular, we perform a text regression task: given the transcript of an(More)
BACKGROUND Interstitial fibrosis plays an important role in progressive renal dysfunction in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). In our previous studies, we confirmed that PPAR-γ agonist, rosiglitazone could protect renal function and prolong the survival of a slowly progressive ADPKD animal model by reducing renal fibrosis. However, the(More)
Although pioglitazone, a PPAR-gamma (peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor-gamma) agonist, has been shown to prolong survival in two rapidly progressive pkd1 (polycystic kidney disease 1)-knockout mice models through disparate mechanisms, these studies lacked data on therapeutic potential and long-term safety because of a short observation period. In(More)
LinkedIn dynamically delivers update activities from a user's interpersonal network to more than 300 million members in the personalized feed that ranks activities according their "relevance" to the user. This paper discloses the implementation details behind this personalized feed system at LinkedIn which can not be found from related work, and addresses(More)
Ming Sun∗ Yun-Nung Chen∗ Zhenhao Hua† Yulian Tamres-Rudnicky‡ Arnab Dash? Alexander I. Rudnicky∗ ∗†?School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University †Pinterest ?Ernst & Young ∗{mings,yvchen,air}@cs.cmu.edu †‡?{troyhua0426,yulie355,arnabdash92}@gmail.com Abstract Users will interact with an individual app on smart devices (e.g., phone, TV, car) to(More)
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