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    • The Geoweb for community-based organizations: Tool development, implementation, and sustainability in an era of Google Maps 

      Johnson, Peter A; Sieber, Renee E (Community Informatics Journal, 2017-03-22)
      Recent advances in web-based geospatial tools (the Geoweb) show promise as low-cost and easy-to-use methods to support citizen participation. This research presents two case studies of Geoweb implementation set in ...
    • Geriatric Medicine Leadership of Health Care Transformation: To Be or Not To Be? 

      Heckman, George A.; Molnar, Frank J.; Lee, Linda (Canadian Geriatrics Society, 2013-12-03)
      Geriatric Medicine is well-suited to inform and lead healthcare system redesign to address the needs of seniors with complex conditions. We posit that geriatricians must urgently consider how to “brand” Geriatric Medicine ...
    • Getting Started with Topic Modeling and MALLET 

      Graham, Shawn; Weingart, Scott; Milligan, Ian (The Editorial Board of the Programming Historian, 2012-09-02)
      In this lesson you will first learn what topic modeling is and why you might want to employ it in your research. You will then learn how to install and work with the MALLET natural language processing toolkit to do so. ...
    • Gibbs Energy Dynamic Yield Method (GEDYM): Predicting microbial growth yields under energy-limiting conditions 

      Smeaton, Christina M.; Van Cappellen, Philippe (Elsevier, 2018-11-15)
      Biomass-explicit biogeochemical models assign microbial growth yields (Y) using values measured in the laboratory or predicted using thermodynamics-based methods. However, Y values are rarely measured under the low energy ...
    • Gini-type measures of risk and variability: Gini shortfall, capital allocations, and heavy-tailed risks 

      Furman, Edward; Wang, Ruodo; Zitikis, Ricardas (Elsevier, 2017-10-01)
      We introduce and explore Gini-type measures of risk and variability, and develop the corresponding economic capital allocation rules. The new measures are coherent, additive for co-monotonic risks, convenient computationally, ...
    • Glassy States in Asymmetric Mixtures of Soft and Hard Colloids 

      Truzzolillo, Domenico; Marzi, Daniela; Marakis, John; Capone, Barbara; Camargo, Manuel; Munam, Abdul; Moingeon, Firmin; Gauthier, Mario; Likos, Christos N.; Vlassopoulos, Dimitris (APS Physics, 2013-11-14)
      By employing rheological experiments, mode coupling theory, and computer simulations based on realistic coarse-grained models, we investigate the effects of small, hard colloids on the glassy states formed by large, soft ...
    • Glazing System U-Value Measurement Using a Guarded Heater Plate Apparatus 

      Wright, John L.; Sullivan, Harry F. (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 1988)
      Precise heat transfer measurements have been carried out during the last 20 years using a guarded heater plate apparatus. This apparatus has been adapted and used over the last several years to perform U-value measurements ...
    • Global Health from the Margins: contemplations from students engaging in interdisciplinary research 

      Johnston, Lesley; Willmott, Lacey (journals.mcmaster.ca, 2018-04)
      Climate change, poverty, environmental degradation, and deepening inequality – the future before us offers no end of wicked problems and human health is deeply implicated in them all. This is not the first time we have ...
    • Global Land Use Implications of Dietary Trends 

      Rizvi, Sarah; Pagnutti, Chris; Fraser, Evan; Bauch, Chris T.; Anand, Madhur (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2017-09-28)
      Global food security and agricultural land management represent two urgent and intimately related challenges that humans must face. We quantify the changes in the global agricultural land footprint if the world were to ...
    • Global land use implications of dietary trends 

      Rizvi, Sarah; Pagnutti, Chris; Fraser, Evan; Bauch, Chris T.; Anand, Madhur (PLOS One, 2018-08-08)
      Global food security and agricultural land management represent two urgent and intimately related challenges that humans must face. We quantify the changes in the global agricultural land footprint if the world were to ...
    • Global motion perception is associated with motor function in 2-year-old children 

      Thompson, Benjamin; McKinlay, Christopher J.D.; Chakraborty, Arijit; Anstice, Nicola S.; Jacobs, Robert J.; Paudel, Nabin; Yu, Tzu-Ying; Ansell, Judith M.; Wouldes, Trecia; Harding, Jane E. (Elsevier, 2017-09-29)
      The dorsal visual processing stream that includes V1, motion sensitive area V5 and the posterior parietal lobe, supports visually guided motor function. Two recent studies have reported associations between global motion ...
    • Global Sampled-Data Regulation of a Class of Fully Actuated Invariant Systems on Simply Connected Nilpotent Matrix Lie Groups 

      McCarthy, Philip James; Nielsen, Christopher (IEEE, 2021-02-09)
      We examine a regulator problem for a class of fully actuated continuous-time invariant systems on Lie groups, using a discrete-time controller with constant sampling period. We present a smooth discrete-time control law ...
    • Global Stability of a Class of Difference Equations on Solvable Lie Algebras 

      McCarthy, Philip James; Nielsen, Christopher (Springer, 2020-06-17)
      Motivated by the ubiquitous sampled-data setup in applied control, we examine the stability of a class of difference equations that arises by sampling a right- or left-invariant flow on a solvable matrix Lie group. The map ...
    • Global survey of the omega-3 fatty acids, docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid in the blood stream of healthy adults 

      Stark, Ken; Van Elswyk, Mary E.; Higgins, M. Roberta; Weatherford, Charli A.; Salem, Norman, Jr. (Elsevier, 2016-07-01)
      Studies reporting blood levels of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), were systematically identified in order to create a global map identifying countries ...
    • Global-connected network with generalized ReLU activation 

      Chen, Zhi; Ho, Pin-Han (Elsevier, 2019-12)
      Recent Progress has shown that exploitation of hidden layer neurons in convolutional neural networks (CNN) incorporating with a carefully designed activation function can yield better classification results in the field ...
    • Globalising the classical foundations of IPE thought* 

      Helleiner, Eric (Contexto Internacional, 2015-06-09)
      Current efforts to teach and research the historical foundations of IPE thought in classical political economy in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries centre largely on European and American thinkers. If a more extensive ...
    • Glutathione-s-transferase modified electrodes for detecting anticancer drugs 

      Materon, Elsa M.; Huang, Po-Jung Jimmy; Wong, Ademar; Ferreira, Antonio A. Pupim; Sotomayor, Maria Del Pilar Taboada; Liu, Juewen (Elsevier, 2014-03-07)
      With the fast growth of cancer research, new analytical methods are needed to measure anticancer drugs. This is usually accomplished by using sophisticated analytical instruments. Biosensors are attractive candidates for ...
    • Gold nanoparticles as dehydrogenase mimicking nanozymes for estradiol degradation 

      Zhang, Zijie; Bragg, Leslie M.; Servos, Mark R.; Liu, Juewen (Elsevier, 2019-09)
      Nanozyme catalysis has been mainly focused on a few chromogenic and fluorogenic substrates, while environmentally and biologically important compounds need to be tested to advance the field. In this work, we studied oxidation ...
    • Goldberg's conjecture is true for random multigraphs 

      Haxell, Penny; Krivelevich, Michael; Kronenberg, Gal (Elsevier, 2019-09)
      In the 70s, Goldberg, and independently Seymour, conjectured that for any multigraph G, the chromatic index χ′(G) satisfies χ′(G) ≤ max{∆(G)+1,⌈ρ(G)⌉}, where ρ(G) = max\{\frac {e(G[S])}{\lfloor|S|/2\rfloor} \mid S\subseteq ...
    • Good Golly, Why Moly? THE STABLE ISOTOPE GEOCHEMISTRY OF MOLYBDENUM 

      Kendall, Brian; Dahl, Tais W.; Anbar, Ariel (Mineralogical Society of America, 2017-01-01)
      No abstract available.

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