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Newcomer Integration and Academic Support in Newfoundland and Labrador
Xuemei Li, Hua Que
Dec 20, 2018
This article extracts eight points for discussion from many years of research in newcomer academic support and social integration in Newfoundland and Labrador. These points include: transportation to school for newcomer...
The aging population worldwide is expected to increase the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease. As there is no medical curative treatment for this disease to date, alternative treatments have been applied to improve the patient’s...
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The aging population worldwide is expected to increase the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease. As there is no medical curative treatment for this disease to date, alternative treatments have been applied to improve the patient's...
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Newcomers, Creative Spaces, and Connection Through Art
Historically, the island of Newfoundland has had  a culturally homogeneous population. For this reason, newcomers report a distressing insider/outsider dynamic of disconnect and challenges accessing local social support systems...
False Alert Detection Based on Deep Learning and Machine Learning
Among the large number of network attack alerts generated every day, actual security incidents are usually overwhelmed by a large number of redundant alerts. Therefore, how to remove these redundant alerts in real time and...
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Research on Intelligent Medical Engineering Analysis and Decision Based on Deep Learning
With the increasing amount of medical data and the high dimensional and diversified complex information, based on artificial intelligence and machine learning, a new way is provided that is multi-source, heterogeneous, high...
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FPGA Memory Optimization in High-Level Synthesis
High-level synthesis (HLS) with FPGA can achieve significant performance improvements through effective memory partitioning and meticulous data reuse. In this chapter, the authors will first explore techniques that have been...
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Image Steganalysis in High-Dimensional Feature Spaces with Proximal Support Vector Machine
This article presents the linear Proximal Support Vector Machine (PSVM) to the image steganalysis, and further generates a very efficient method called PSVM-LSMR through implementing PSVM by the state-of-the-art optimization...
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Challenges Encountered During Synchronous Online Collaborative Writing via Google Docs
Mufeeda Irshad
Nov 01, 2022
This study investigated (1) the challenges encountered by a heterogeneous group of first year undergraduates during a synchronous on-line collaborative writing activity conducted through Google Classroom using Google Docs and...
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Study on Water-Atmosphere Interface Distribution and Concentration Fluctuation Intensities of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Great Lake
In this study, the water-atmosphere interfaces distribution and concentration fluctuation intensities of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in Great Lake were analyzed. Based on the selected significant quantum descriptors...
Rekindling Nature
In the Freedom Essay, before formulating what he considers to be the central philosophical problem concerning human freedom—the capacity for good and evil—Schelling unpacks some remarks about logic and the uses of the copula as...
Research on Information-Driven Trades in China
The authors examine the information-driven trades and informed traders' order size strategies in China's stock market. They find the aggregate U-shaped informed trading is not only explained by the time-of-day effect but is also...
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Water Resources Security Evaluation Based on Matter Element Model in the Yellow River Basin
Water resource is a major limitation of human survival and development. Water security assessment is an important task in the environmental  protection and control of water. The solution to assess the grade of water security  in...
An Agent-based Simulation-optimization Coupling Approach for Device Allocation and Operation Control in Response to Offshore Oil Spills
The efficiency of offshore oil spill response not only relies on an efficaciously global decision/planning in devices combination and allocation, but also depends on the timely control for response devices (e.g., skimmers and...
A Study on Pollution in Livestock and Poultry Breeding in Shiyan City
With the investigation and research of agricultural ecology situation, the pollution characteristics of livestock manure were indicated by the statistical analysis of data as well as the effect of livestock and poultry breeding...
Do We Trust the Internet?
The threat profile of spyware is increasing rapidly when we consider the pervasiveness of computing in everyday life. The surreptitious nature of spyware can lead to information mining, data theft and exploitation of stolen...
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Influential Factors of Knowledge Sharing of Multinational E-Health Service Based on 24HrKF
In order to solve the problem of cross-time and cross-regional medical collaboration and distributed knowledge sharing across patients and medical teams for 24 hours a day in the context of global resource allocation, a new...
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At the Juncture of TESL, Multicultural Education, and Newcomer Integration
Xuemei Li
Dec 20, 2018
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) may not be a familiar term for many people in Newfoundland and Labrador, and TESL professionals in the province are a very small group. One can easily count the numbers of ESL...
Analysis of Differences in Electrochemical Performance Between Coin and Pouch Cells for <scp>Lithium‐Ion</scp> Battery Applications
Small coin cell batteries are predominantly used for testing lithium‐ion batteries (LIBs) in academia because they require small amounts of material and are easy to assemble. However, insufficient attention is given to...
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Teaching English Pronunciation to Adult Refugees
This narrative is based on the Experiential Learning portion of the course ED-6676 “Teaching ESL: Theory and Practice” at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). The practicum consists of imparting 6 hours of ESL lessons to a...
Do You Speak Chinese, Mandarin, or Cantonese? An Explanation Based on a Native Chinese Speaker’s Early Experience
Cheng Li
Dec 20, 2018
This article reports on my early experiences with learning and speaking varieties of Chinese, responding to the curious questions on the power relationship between Mandarin and other dialects in China today. A series of...
A Secure IoT-Based Mutual Authentication for Healthcare Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks Using ECC
The role of wireless medical sensor networks (WMSNs) is very significant in healthcare applications of IoT. Online report generation and sharing the reports reduce the time and make the treatment of patients very fast. Here, the...
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Artificial Intelligence-Empowered Chatbot for Effective COVID-19 Information Delivery to Older Adults
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic poses a threat to the everyday life of people worldwide and brings challenges to the global health system. During this outbreak, it is critical to find creative ways to extend the...
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Supply Chain Efficiency and Effectiveness Management Using Decision Support Systems
Xiangyi Li
Jun 01, 2022
In supply chain management, decision support systems and time series forecasting play an essential role. The accuracy of time-series predictions is critical for the performance optimization of every supply chain. This article...
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An Efficient Method of Tooth Segmentation Under Massive Medical Data
To accurately and efficiently complete tooth segmentation from a large amount of oral medical data, the burden of doctors should be reduced. An automatic seed picking method based on 2D projection of the occlusal plane was...
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