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Emergency readmission criterion : a technique for determining the emergency readmission time window
A frequently chosen time window in defining readmission is 28 days after discharge. Yet in the literature, shorter and longer periods such as 14 days or 90-180 days have also been suggested. In this paper, we develop a ...
Agile learning & teaching with wikis : building a pattern
(ACM Press, 2008)
In this paper, we describe a blended learning process that is based on the agile development principles and techniques and supported by wikis. The process presented here is applicable to any learning and teaching scenario ...
Selecting the best statistical distribution using multiple criteria
When selecting a statistical distribution to describe a set of data there are a number of criteria that can be used. Rather than select one of these criteria, we look at how multiple criteria can be combined to make the ...
Output Expectations and Forecasting of UK Manufacturing
This paper analyses both quarterly data from the Confederation of British Industry (C.B.I.) Survey on respondents’ expectations of recent and forthcoming manufacturing output, and monthly Office of National Statistics ...
A new era for the music industry : how new technologies and the internet affect the way music is valued and have an impact on output quality
Since its early days, the Internet has been used by the music industry as a powerful marketing tool to promote artists and their products. Nevertheless, technology developments of he past ten years, and especially the ...
Institutions and economic change : A critical survey of the new institutional approaches and empirical evidence
The purpose of this paper is to review the main literature that has analyzed the channels through which institutions influence economic change, hence development. The interest for this topic arises from the relatively ...
Zambia: The commercialization of urban WSS
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
Disappointment as an Evolutionary Force
An alternative, less abstract approach to standard evolutionary game theory is proposed; it is assumed that evolutionary forces do not necessarily favour expected utility maximising strategies per se, but instead, that ...