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… participants who received CF were instructed that online modifications of their movements either were, or were not, permissible as a means of improving performance. Feedforward-mediated performance improvements occurred for both CF and PF groups…

a means of increasing food security, improving nutrition, and alleviating poverty (3), can, especially when irrigated, create breeding habitats that could increase malaria transmission in cities. This potential risk was indicated by other…

… cells provides a means of investigating its biological characteristics and of testing its response to therapeutic agents. However, a more optimized culture system is needed for the recovery of oocysts on a large scale in vitro…

… clustering into three constructs. From these results, we tentatively propose a “bujian sensitivity hypothesis” as a means of helping young Chinese children at risk for spelling disorders. © 2011 The International Dyslexia Association. link_to_subscribed_fulltex…

We investigated the delivery of a donor-specific MHC class I gene, H- 2 K(b), using a newly constructed replication-defective recombinant adenovirus (AdSV 40 K(b)) to recipient tissue before transplantation as a means of inducing…

We investigated several formulations of the free ion activity model (FIAM) as a means of describing plant uptake of soil Cd and Zn from contaminated soils. Lolium perenne was grown on a range of urban and metal-spiked agricultural soils…

… toward using gait as a means of user recognition. A version of this paper appeared in M. Boyle, A. Klaustner, D. Starboinski, A. Trachtenberg, and H. Wu Poster: gait-based smartphone user identification, Proceedings of the 9 th international conference on Mobile systems, applications, and services (MOBISY…

… as a means of reducing complexity and resolving repeats since the outset of genome assembly. Recently, technologies that combine subhaploid pools of high molecular weight DNA with barcoding on a massive scale have brought new efficiencies to…

We investigate the use of single modality confidence measures as a means of estimating adaptive, local weights for improved audio -visual automatic speech recognition. We limit our work to the toy problem of audio-visual phonetic…

We investigate the use of self-assembly in a robotic system as a means of responding to different environmental contingencies. Self-assembly is the mechanism through which agents in a multi-robot system autonomously form connections with…

We investigate the use of prediction as a means of reducing the model cost in lossless data compression. We provide a formal justification to the combination of this widely accepted tool with a universal code based on context modeling, by…

We investigate the use of local, frame-dependent reliability indicators of the audio and visual modalities, as a means of estimating stream exponents of multi-stream hidden Markov models for audio-visual automatic speech recognition. We…

We investigate the use of coherent optical fields as a means of dynamically controlling the resonant behaviour of a variety of composite metamaterials, wherein the metamaterial structures are embedded in a dispersive dielectric medium.

… by creating a hierarchical network. We use the network as a means of identifying individual faces when the network is trained on a mixture of faces and show both analytically and through experiments how noise allows us to find precisely the factors without prior assumptions of the number of factors. 1…

… general description regarding polydisperse media is lacking. Through analysis of Mie theory, we present a means of calculating the magnitude of circular polarization memory in complex media, with total generality in the distribution of particle…

… cockfighting, lotteries, or on games such as card games. Taking a similar approach to Zalizniak (2008), we use polysemy as a means of investigating etymology. A sample of 271 polysemous predicates from 177 languages are surveyed, where one sense is…

… values for the flavor-breaking quark condensate ratios. For the isospin-violating case it is shown explicitly that such resonance contamination is unavoidably present and precludes using the 3 -point function method as a means of estimating the at present unmeasured isospin-violatin…

means of representing poorly understood nonnatural entities. The full-text of this article is not available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page…

a means of representing poorly understood nonnatural entities. � 1996 Academic Press, Inc. There has been increasing interest in uncovering how we represent the categories of existence. Our notions of what sorts of things there are, that…

… involved. Furthermore, in Study 5, we found that when victims were encouraged to empathize with the transgressor, the asymmetries were attenuated, suggesting a means of overcoming this impediment to forgiveness…

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