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On the trajectory of video quality transition in HTTP adaptive video streaming

HTTP adaptive video streaming matches video quality to the capacity of a changing context. A variety of schemes that rely on buffer state dynamics for video rate selection have been proposed. However, these schemes are predominantly based on heuristics, and appropriate models describing the relationship between video rate and buffer levels have not received sufficient attention. In ...

A pilot investigation of the prevalence of US-detectable forefoot joint pathology and reported foot-related disability in participants with systemic lupus erythematosus

Background The main aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of US-detectable forefoot bursae, metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint and metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint synovial hypertrophy (SH), Power Doppler (PD) signal or erosion in participants with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). A secondary aim was to determine the strength of potential association between patient ...

A Guide to Pain Assessment and Management in the Neonate

Edwards 1 & Hans Bradshaw 2 College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, Department of Pharmacy Services, Banner-University Medical Center , PO Box 210202, Tucson, AZ , USA 3 Departments of Pediatrics

Horizontal Transfer of DNA from the Mitochondrial to the Plastid Genome and Its Subsequent Evolution in Milkweeds (Apocynaceae)

Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) of DNA from the plastid to the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes of higher plants is a common phenomenon; however, plastid genomes (plastomes) are highly conserved and have generally been regarded as impervious to HGT. We sequenced the 158 kb plastome and the 690 kb mitochondrial genome of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca [Apocynaceae]) and found ...

Within-subject foot motion variability in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Christopher Edwards 1 Nigel Arden 0 0 University of Oxford , Oxford , UK 1 University of Southampton , Southampton , UK - From Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference 2010 Bournemouth, UK

Initial Calibration of the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) on the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)

The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) instrument onboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is an array of four normal-incidence reflecting telescopes that image the Sun in ten EUV and UV wavelength channels. We present the initial photometric calibration of AIA, based on preflight measurements of the response of the telescope components. The estimated accuracy is of order 25%, ...

Ragaglitazar Improves Glycemic Control and Lipid Profile in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects: A 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled dose-ranging study with an open pioglitazone arm

OBJECTIVE—Ragaglitazar is a novel insulin sensitizer with dual peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-γ and PPAR-α stimulating activities that improve plasma glucose and lipid profiles. The aim of the present dose-ranging study was to assess the efficacy and safety of ragaglitazar in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS—This study included 177 ...