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Speech synthesis parameter generation for the assistive silent speech interface MVOCA (2011)
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Rybchenko, S., Fagan, M., & Gilbert, J. (2011). Speech synthesis parameter generation for the assistive silent speech interface MVOCA

In previous publications, a silent speech interface based on permanent-magnetic articulography (PMA) has been introduced and evaluated using standard automatic speech recognition techniques. However, word recognition is a task that is computationally... Read More

Hard tissue anatomy of the cranial joints in Sphenodon (Rhynchocephalia): Sutures, kinesis, and skull mechanics (2011)
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(2011). Hard tissue anatomy of the cranial joints in Sphenodon (Rhynchocephalia): Sutures, kinesis, and skull mechanics. Palaeontologia electronica (Online), 14(2), (33604). ISSN 1094-8074

The anatomy of the extant lepidosaur Sphenodon (New Zealand tuatara) has been extensively examined by palaeontologists and comparative anatomists because of its phylogenetic status as the only living member of the Rhynchocephalia. It is also of inter... Read More

On the presence of Thorella cobourgi Bruce, 1982 (Decapoda, Hippolytidae) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea (2011)
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Johnson, M. (2011). On the presence of Thorella cobourgi Bruce, 1982 (Decapoda, Hippolytidae) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Crustaceana, 84(9), (1149 - 1151). ISSN 0011-216X

The hippolytid genus Thorella Bruce, 1982 was described from specimens collected from Port Essington on the Cobourg Peninsula and a further location in Darwin, both in the Northern Territory (Australia), with Thorella cobourgi Bruce, 1982 as the only... Read More

An exploration of the two-factor schematization of relation meaning and emotions among professional rugby union players (2011)
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Nicholls, A. (2011). An exploration of the two-factor schematization of relation meaning and emotions among professional rugby union players. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 9(1), 78 - 91. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2011.563128

The aim of this paper was to explore Lazarus's two-factor schematization of losses and gains and the emotions generated in response to loss (threat and harm) and gain (challenge and benefit) relational meanings. Participants were 10 professional rugb... Read More

Multiple phase inversion of emulsions stabilized by in situ surface activation of CaCO3 Nanoparticles via Adsorption of Fatty Acids (2011)
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Cui, C. -., Cui, Z. -., Zhu, Y., & Binks, B. P. (2011). Multiple phase inversion of emulsions stabilized by in situ surface activation of CaCO3 Nanoparticles via Adsorption of Fatty Acids. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28(1), 314-320. doi:10.1021/la204021v

The in situ surface activation of raw CaCO3 nanoparticles by interaction with a series of sodium carboxylates of chain length between 6 and 12 as well as sodium 2-ethylhexylsulfosuccinate (AOT) was studied, and the impact of this on the stabilization... Read More

An avatar-based help system for web-portals (2011)
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Lang, H., Mosch, C., Boegel, B., Minker, W., & Benoit, D. M. (2011). An avatar-based help system for web-portals. Lecture notes in computer science, 6762(PART 2), (537-546). doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21605-3_59. ISSN 0302-9743

In this paper we present an avatar-based help system for web-portals that should provide various kinds of user assistance. Along with helping users on individual elements of a web page, it is also capable to offer step-by-step guidance supporting use... Read More

Virtual angioscopy based on implicit vasculatures (2011)
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Hong, Q., Li, Q., & Tian, J. (2011). Virtual angioscopy based on implicit vasculatures. Lecture notes in computer science, 6785 LNCS(PART 4), 592-603. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21898-9_49

Virtual endoscopy is among the most active areas in medical data visualization, which focuses on the simulated visualizations of specific hollow organs for the purposes of training and diagnosis. In this paper, we present a virtual angioscopy techniq... Read More

Fatal Choices and Flawed Decisions at the End of Life: Lessons from Israel (2011)
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Cohen-Almagor, R. (2010). Fatal Choices and Flawed Decisions at the End of Life: Lessons from Israel. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 54(4), 578-594. doi:10.1353/pbm.2011.0037

This article presents a recent disconcerting event that took place at a rehabilitative nursing home in Tel Aviv in light of Israel's Dying Patient Law, which came into effect in 2005. It probes the double effect doctrine as it is relevant to the case... Read More

Comparative genomics of the social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and Dictyostelium purpureum (2011)
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Rivero Crespo, F. (2011). Comparative genomics of the social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and Dictyostelium purpureum. Genome Biology, 12(2), (0 - 0). ISSN 1474-7596

Background: The social amoebae (Dictyostelia) are a diverse group of Amoebozoa that achieve multicellularity by aggregation and undergo morphogenesis into fruiting bodies with terminally differentiated spores and stalk cells. There are four groups of... Read More

The head and neck muscles associated with feeding in sphenodon (Reptilia: Lepidosauria: Rhynchocephalia) (2011)
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Curtis, N., Jones, M. E., Junfen, S., O'Higgins, P., Evans, S. E., & Fagan, M. (2011). The head and neck muscles associated with feeding in sphenodon (Reptilia: Lepidosauria: Rhynchocephalia). Palaeontologia electronica, 12(2), 0 - 0. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029804

Feeding in Sphenodon, the tuatara of New Zealand, is of interest for several reasons. First, the modern animal is threatened by extinction, and some populations are in competition for food with Pacific rats. Second, Sphenodon demonstrates a feeding a... Read More

Functional relationship between skull form and feeding mechanics in Sphenodon, and implications for diapsid skull development (2011)
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Curtis, N., Shi, J., Fagan, M. J., Evans, S. E., Jones, M. E. H., & O'Higgins, P. (2011). Functional relationship between skull form and feeding mechanics in Sphenodon, and implications for diapsid skull development. PloS one, 6(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029804. ISSN 1932-6203

The vertebrate skull evolved to protect the brain and sense organs, but with the appearance of jaws and associated forces there was a remarkable structural diversification. This suggests that the evolution of skull form may be linked to these forces,... Read More

A path analysis of stress appraisals, emotions, coping, and performance satisfaction among athletes (2011)
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Nicholls, A. R., Levy, A. R., & Polman, R. C. J. (2012). A path analysis of stress appraisals, emotions, coping, and performance satisfaction among athletes. Psychology of sport and exercise, 13(3), (263-270). doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2011.12.003. ISSN 1469-0292

Objectives In this study we examined athletes’ stress appraisals, emotions, coping, and performance satisfaction ratings using a path analysis model. This is the first study to explore all of these constructs in a single study and provides a more hol... Read More