compendia types: Published Papers(130) Journal or Magazine Articles(44) Working Papers(1) Problem Sets(1) Books(1)

research fields: Computer and Information Sciences(175) Statistics(2) Econometrics(2)

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Material Science & Engineering

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Gopal Nayak

Boron nitride (BN) is known for high hardness, thermal stability, thermal conductivity, and catalytic action. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of biofield treatment on physical, structural and spectral properties of BN powder. The control and treated sample of BN powder were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), surface area analysis and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR). XRD results indicated that biofield treatment had substantially changed the crystallinity of BN powder as compared to control. Apart from the crystallinity, significant changes were also observed in lattice parameter, density and molecular weight of the treated BN powder as ...

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Molecular Pharmaceutics & Organic Process Research

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Gopal Nayak

Cellulose based polymers have shown tremendous potential as drug delivery carrier for oral drug delivery system (DDS). Hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC) and hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) are widely explored as excipients to improve the solubility of poorly water soluble drugs and to improve self-life of dosage form. This work is an attempt to modulate the physicochemical properties of these cellulose derivatives using biofield treatment. The treated HEC and HPC polymer were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). The XRD studies revealed a semi-crystalline nature of both the polymers. Crystallite size was computed using Scherrer’s formula, ...

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PLOS One

Yuri Morozov ; Ted Kalbfleisch

Integrative Genomics Viewer developed by the Broad Institute modified to work with the application programming interface of Intrepid Bioinformatics http://server1.intrepidbio.com/.

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The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2009)

Guillaume Gaulier, Marc Fleurbaey Coders: Guillaume Gaulier, Marc Fleurbaey

The purpose of this code is to propose an international comparison of measures of living standards for a sample of 24 OECD countries for the year 2004. Based on GDP per capita, the measure incorporates corrections for international flows of income, labor, risk of unemployment, healthy life expectancy, household demography and inequalities. The code displays the GDP per capita, the GDP relative position and the GDP ranking, the absolute value of each correction in dollar terms (per capita), the relative position of countries after each correction and the ranking of countries after each cumulative correction. The user can choose some ...

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Cancer Science & Therapy

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi

Increasing cancer rates particularly in the developed world are associated with related lifestyle and environmental exposures. Combined immunotherapy and targeted therapies are the main treatment approaches in advanced and recurrent cancer. An alternate approach, energy medicine is increasingly used in life threatening problems to promote human wellness. This study aimed to investigate the effect of biofield treatment on cancer biomarkers involved in human endometrium and prostate cancer cell lines. Each cancer cell lines were taken in two sealed tubes i.e. one tube was considered as control and another tube was subjected to Mr. Trivedi’s biofield treatment, referred as treated. Control ...

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PLoS ONE

Mark Dingemanse, Francisco Torreira, N. J. Enfield, Johan J. Bolhuis

A word like Huh?–used as a repair initiator when, for example, one has not clearly heard what someone just said– is found in roughly the same form and function in spoken languages across the globe. We investigate it in naturally occurring conversations in ten languages and present evidence and arguments for two distinct claims: that Huh? is universal, and that it is a word. In support of the first, we show that the similarities in form and function of this interjection across languages are much greater than expected by chance. In support of the second claim we show that it ...

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American Journal of Applied Chemistry

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi , Alice Branton , Dahryn Trivedi , Gopal Nayak

1,2,3-Trimethoxybenzene (TMB) is one of the most versatile chemical used for the synthesis of several pharmaceuticals, dyes, polymers, organic compounds, etc. The stable isotope ratio analysis has increased attention day-by-days in several fields such as agricultural, food authenticity, biochemistry, medical research, etc. The current study was aimed to evaluate the effect of the biofield energy treatment on the isotopic abundance ratios of 13C/12C or 2H/1H or 17O/16O (PM+1/PM) and 18O/16O (PM+2/PM) in TMB using Gas chromatography - mass spectrometry (GC-MS) technique. TMB was divided into two parts - one part was denoted as control and another part was referred as ...

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Science Journal of Chemistry

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak

The objective of the current experiment was to evaluate the effect of biofield energy treatment on the isotopic abundance ratio of PM+1/PM (2H/1H or 13C/12C or 15N/14N) in indole using the gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The sample of organic compound indole was divided into two parts - one part was designated as a control sample (untreated), and another part was considered as biofield energy treated sample, which was subjected to Mr. Trivedi’s biofield energy treatment (The Trivedi Effect®). The biofield energy treated indole sample was analyzed at different time intervals and were symbolized as T1, T2, T3, and T4 to ...

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El Profesional de la Informacion

Fernanda Peset, Antonia Ferrer-Sapena, Imma Subirats-Coll

Description of the spreadsheet: “Journals in JCR sorted by IF’11” lists the journals from Thomson Reuters JCR website; it’s sorted by edition (science and social science) and Impact Factor 2011 descending (but not difunded). Fields: Abbreviated Journal title, ISSN, JCR ed. Methodology: 1. We copy and paste from the web pages the list in a unique spreadsheet. 2. We agregate the JCR edition: SCI=1 and SSCI=2. 3. We sort by Edition and Impact Factor and delete this column values. 4. We upload the excel file to data banks

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Journal of Experimental Biology (2013)

George V. Lauder, Malcolm A. MacIver, Oscar M. Curet, Ricardo Ruiz-Torres Coders: Malcolm A. MacIver, Ricardo Ruiz-Torres

These programs implement all the kinematics analysis and visualizations for the paper. In addition, there is a coupled CPG model that is used to generate the modeling results, and a GUI for experimenting with this model. Original high speed video files as well as the motion capture data of the ribbon fin edge is included (2.33GB).

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IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (2010)

Gregory Randall, Rafael Grompone von Gioi, Jean-Michel Morel, Jérémie Jakubowicz

LSD is a linear-time Line Segment Detector giving subpixel accurate results. It is designed to work on any digital image without parameter tuning. It controls its own number of false detections: On average, one false alarms is allowed per image [1]. The method is based on Burns, Hanson, and Riseman's method [2], and uses an a contrario validation approach according to the Desolneux, Moisan, and Morel's theory [3,4]. The version described here includes some further improvement over the one described in [1].

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Airline employment data from 1990 to 2014.

Press Release Number: BTS 25-14
Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Media Contact: Dave Smallen, 202-366-5568

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Frontiers in Applied Chemistry

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak

Thymol is a natural monoterpenoid phenol possessing various pharmacological activities such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, etc. The stable isotope ratio analysis has drawn attention in numerous fields such as agricultural, food authenticity, biochemistry, metabolism, medical research, etc. An investigation of the effect of the biofield energy treatment (The Trivedi Effect®) on the isotopic abundance ratios of PM+1/PM and PM+2/PM in thymol using gas chromatography - mass spectrometry was attempted in this study. The sample, thymol was divided into two parts - one part was denoted as control and another part was referred as biofield energy treated sample that was given Mr. ...

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Econometrica (2002)

Yacine Aït-Sahalia

The code, written in MATLAB, implements the closed-form maximum-likelihood estimation method for continuous-time processes in economics and finance. First, the code maximizes the log-likelihood function and displays the MLE estimates, the standard error estimates (constructed from the inverse of Hessian) and the misspecification-robust standard error (i.e., the sandwich estimate). Second, it reports whether the maximization procedure converges under the default tolerance. Finally, it plots the marginal log-likelihood for each parameter in a neighborhood of the estimates. The blue curve is the likelihood function, while each red star corresponds to the estimate for the corresponding parameter. For more information about the ...

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Conference Proceedings. 2nd International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, 2005.

D. Wagenaar, T.B. DeMarse, S.M. Potter

We present a software suite, MeaBench, for data acquisition and online analysis of multi-electrode recordings, especially from micro-electrode arrays. Besides controlling data acquisition hardware, MeaBench includes algorithms for real-time stimulation artifact suppression and spike detection, as well as programs for online display of voltage traces from 60 electrodes and continuously updated spike raster plots. MeaBench features real-time output streaming, allowing easy integration with stimulator systems. We have been able to generate stimulation sequences in response to live neuronal activity with less than 20 ms lag time. MeaBench is open-source software, and is available for free public download at http://www.its.caltech.edu/~pinelab/wagenaar/meabench.html

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Journal of Clinical Oncology

C. C. Jaffe

RECIST (Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors) is a widely employed method introduced in 2000 to assess change in tumor size in response to therapy. The simplicity of the technique, however, contrasts sharply with the increasing sophistication of imaging instrumentation. Anatomically based imaging measurement, although supportive of drug development and key to some accelerated drug approvals, is being pressed to improve its methodologic robustness, particularly in the light of more functionally-based imaging that is sensitive to tissue molecular response such as fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography. Nevertheless ready availability of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging machines largely assures anatomically based ...

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PLoS ONE

Stefano Allesina, Erik von Elm

Nepotistic practices are detrimental for academia. Here I show how disciplines with a high likelihood of nepotism can be detected using standard statistical techniques based on shared last names among professors. As an example, I analyze the set of all 61,340 Italian academics. I find that nepotism is prominent in Italy, with particular disciplinary sectors being detected as especially problematic. Out of 28 disciplines, 9 – accounting for more than half of Italian professors – display a significant paucity of last names. Moreover, in most disciplines a clear north-south trend emerges, with likelihood of nepotism increasing with latitude. Even accounting ...

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Neurology

C. Huang, P. Mattis, K. Perrine, N. Brown, V. Dhawan, D. Eidelberg

We used FDG PET to measure regional glucose metabolism in patients with PD with multiple-domain MCI (MD-MCI; n = 18), with single-domain MCI (SD-MCI; n = 15), and without MCI (N-MCI; n = 18). These patients were matched for age, education, disease duration, and motor disability. Maps of regional metabolism in the three groups were compared using statistical parametric mapping (SPM). We also computed the expression of a previously validated cognition-related spatial covariance pattern (PDCP) in the patient groups and in an age-matched healthy control cohort (n = 15). PDCP expression was compared across groups using analysis of variance.

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Chemistry & Biodiversity

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a very well-known herbal medicine and it was well studied for its active metabolites throughout the World. Although, nearly 40 withanolides were isolated from W. somnifera root extract, still there is remaining unidentified metabolites due to very low abundance and natural variation. Advanced separation technology with online identification by mass and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) are now-a-days used to find out the new compounds in the crude herbal extract. This article described the metabolite profiling of ashwagandha root hydroalcoholic extract using ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with a positive ion electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry through gas ...

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F1000Research

Guillermo Barturen, Antonio Rueda, José L Oliver, Michael Hackenberg

MethylExtract main script (MethylExtract_version.pl) The main script of MethylExtract performs methylation profiling and SNV (Single Nucleotide Variant) calling from previously aligned bisulfite-treated reads. The script includes multiple quality-control related features. to.

Estimation of the bisulfite conversion rate (MethylExtractBSCR_version.pl) The script calculates the bisulfite conversion rate from an unmethylated genome. In the case of plants, the script can be run with the reads aligned to the chloroplast genome, while in other organisms an unmethylated genome (as the phage lambda) must be added to the experimental setup.

Statistical assessment of the bisulfite conversion rate (MethylExtractBSPvalue_version.pl) The script calculates the error probability (p-value) ...

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Applications of Simulation Methods in Environmental Resource Economics (2005)

Garrett Sonnier, Kenneth Train

This code provides Bayesian estimation of the mixed logit model which accommodates bounded and correlated partworths (where "partworths" are coefficients of the attributes in the utility function). The model retains the numerical advantages of Bayesian procedures with correlated normals while also allowing for different bounded distributions of partworths (log-normal, normal censored from below at 0, Johnson's S_B distribution). The code allows variables with either fixed and/or random coefficients. The results are presented in the standard format for classically estimated models, namely by reporting the parameter estimates (posterior means) and their standard errors (posterior standard deviations).

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The Review of Economics and Statistics (1998)

David Revelt, Kenneth Train

This code estimates the parameters of mixed logit models, also called random-parameters or error-components logit. This model is a generalization of standard logit that does not exhibit the restrictive "independence from irrelevant alternatives" property and explicitly accounts for correlations in unobserved utility over repeated choices by each customer. The user can introduce explanatory variables associated with fixed and/or random coefficients. For random coefficients (RC), the user can choose a specific distribution for each parameter. The code displays estimated fixed coefficients, the estimated parameters of the RC distribution, standard errors and sampling covariance matrix, and the log-likelihood at convergence.

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Journal of Financial Economics (2010)

Allan Timmermann, Andrew J. Patton Coders: Allan Timmermann, Andrew J. Patton

This code implements the test of monotonicity in asset returns of Patton and Timmermann (2010). The monotonic relation (MR) test holds that expected returns are identical or weakly declining under the null hypothesis, while under the alternative it maintains a monotonically increasing relation. The code computes the spread in the estimated expected return between the top and the bottom ranked portfolio, the t-statistic for this spread and the associated p-value. It also reports the p-values from the MR test applied to the decile portfolios, based either on the minimal set of portfolio comparisons or on all possible comparisons (MRall), the ...

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

M. Giersz

A revision of Stodółkiewicz's Monte Carlo code is used to simulate evolution of large star clusters. The new method treats each superstar as a single star and follows the evolution and motion of all individual stellar objects. A survey of the evolution of N-body systems influenced by the tidal field of a parent galaxy and by stellar evolution is presented. The process of energy generation is realized by means of appropriately modified versions of Spitzer's and Mikkola's formulae for the interaction cross-section between binaries and field stars and binaries themselves. The results presented are in good agreement with theoretical expectations ...

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Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

Konrad Hinsen

MOSAIC is a modular data model for molecular simulation applications

pyMosaic is a Python library that provides an in-memory representation of MOSAIC data items plus input/output in HDF5 and XML formats. A command-line tool provides conversion between the HDF5 and XML representations as well as data import from the Protein Data Bank (PDB).

This file is an ActivePapers edition of pyMosaic 0.2.0. ActivePapers is a computational science framework that supports reproducible research and publishing computations. An ActivePaper can contain any combination of code, data, and documentation. The pyMosaic ActivePaper is a code library with documentation. It can be referenced by ...

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