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Bayesian Nonparametric Function Estimation Using Overcomplete Representations and Levy Random Field Priors
(Oberwolfach Reports, 2005)
Maxillofacial fractures and dental trauma in a high school soccer goalkeeper: A case report
(Journal of Athletic Training, 2005-04-01)
Objective: To present the case of a 17-year-old male soccer goalkeeper who sustained maxillofacial fractures and dental trauma after being struck in the face by an opponent's knee. Background: Because of the nature of the ...
Characterising phase variations in MALDI-TOF data and correcting them by peak alignment.
(Cancer Inform, 2005)
The use of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry as a means of analyzing the proteome has been evaluated extensively in recent years. One of the limitations of this technique that has impeded the development of robust data analysis ...
Co-activation of the amygdala, hippocampus and inferior frontal gyrus during autobiographical memory retrieval.
Functional MRI was used to investigate the role of medial temporal lobe and inferior frontal lobe regions in autobiographical recall. Prior to scanning, participants generated cue words for 50 autobiographical memories and ...
Are immigrant remittance flows a source of capital for development?
(IMF Staff Papers, 2005-07-06)
There is a general presumption in the literature and among policymakers that immigrant remittances play the same role in economic development as foreign direct investment and other capital flows, but this is an open question. ...
Correcting the errors: Volatility forecast evaluation using high-frequency data and realized volatilities
We develop general model-free adjustment procedures for the calculation of unbiased volatility loss functions based on practically feasible realized volatility benchmarks. The procedures, which exploit recent nonparametric ...
Application of a rank-based genetic association test to age-at-onset data from the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism study.
(BMC Genet, 2005-12-30)
Association studies of quantitative traits have often relied on methods in which a normal distribution of the trait is assumed. However, quantitative phenotypes from complex human diseases are often censored, highly skewed, ...
Confidence intervals for half-life deviations from purchasing power parity
(Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2005-10-01)
Existing point estimates of half-life deviations from purchasing power parity (PPP), around 3-5 years, suggest that the speed of convergence is extremely slow. This article assesses the degree of uncertainty around these ...
A tale of two market failures: Technology and environmental policy
(Ecological Economics, 2005-08-01)
Market failures associated with environmental pollution interact with market failures associated with the innovation and diffusion of new technologies. These combined market failures provide a strong rationale for a portfolio ...