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    • Application of the RIMARC algorithm to a large data set of action potentials and clinical parameters for risk prediction of atrial fibrillation 

      Ravens, U.; Katircioglu-Öztürk, D.; Wettwer, E.; Christ, T.; Dobrev, D.; Voigt, N.; Poulet, C.; Loose, S.; Simon, J.; Stein, A.; Matschke, K.; Knaut, M.; Oto, E.; Oto, A.; Güvenir, H. A. (Springer, 2015)
      Ex vivo recorded action potentials (APs) in human right atrial tissue from patients in sinus rhythm (SR) or atrial fibrillation (AF) display a characteristic spike-and-dome or triangular shape, respectively, but variability ...
    • Assessment of hazardous material risks for rail yard safety 

      Glickman, T. S.; Erkut, E. (Elsevier, 2007)
      This paper illustrates the application of quantitative risk assessment in a rail yard where tank cars of hazardous materials are received and stored. The assessment was conducted in response to community concerns about ...
    • Automatic detection of geospatial objects using multiple hierarchical segmentations 

      Akçay, H. G.; Aksoy, S. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-07)
      The object-based analysis of remotely sensed imagery provides valuable spatial and structural information that is complementary to pixel-based spectral information in classification. In this paper, we present novel methods ...
    • Aviation risk perception: a comparison between experts and novices 

      Thomson, M. E.; Önkal D.; Avcioǧlu, A.; Goodwin, P. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2004)
      This article describes an exploratory investigation of the risk perceptions of experts and novices in relation to helicopter operations, under conditions where the participants are matched on various characteristics ...
    • Cognitive and emotional representations of terror attacks: a cross-cultural exploration 

      Shiloh, S.; Güvenç, G.; Önkal D. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      A questionnaire measuring cognitive and affective representations of terror risk was developed and tested in Turkey and Israel. Participants in the study were university students from the two countries (n = 351). Four ...
    • Coordination of staffing and pricing decisions in a service firm 

      Serel, D. A.; Erel, E. (John Wiley & Sons, 2008)
      Customer demand is sensitive to the price paid for the service in many service environments. Using queueing theory framework, we develop profit maximization models for jointly determining the price and the staffing level ...
    • Designing a road network for hazardous materials shipments 

      Erkut, E.; Alp, O. (Elsevier, 2007)
      We consider the problem of designating hazardous materials routes in and through a major population center. Initially, we restrict our attention to a minimally connected network (a tree) where we can predict accurately the ...
    • Designing emergency response networks for hazardous materials transportation 

      Berman O.; Verter V.; Kara, B.Y. (2007)
      Undesirable consequences of dangerous goods incidents can be mitigated by quick arrival of specialized response teams at the accident site. We present a novel methodology to determine the optimal design of a specialized ...
    • Dynamic financial planning: certainty equivalents, stochastic constraints and functional conjugate duality 

      Jefferson, T. R.; Scott, C. H. (Taylor & Francis, 2005)
      This paper studies portfolios under risk and stochastic constraints. Certainty equivalents combine risk aversion and exponential utility to form the objective. Budget and stochastic constraints on the account balance are ...
    • Dynamic risk spillovers between gold, oil prices and conventional, sustainability and Islamic equity aggregates and sectors with portfolio implications 

      Mensi, W.; Hammoudeh, S.; Al-Jarrah, I. M. W.; Sensoy A.; Kang, S. H. (Elsevier B.V., 2017)
      This paper investigates the time-varying equicorrelations and risk spillovers between crude oil, gold and the Dow Jones conventional, sustainability and Islamic stock index aggregates and 10 associated disaggregated Islamic ...
    • The effects of different inflation risk premiums on interest rate spreads 

      Berument, Hakan; Kilinc, Z.; Ozlale, U. (Elsevier BV, 2004)
      This paper analyzes how the different types of inflation uncertainty affect a set of interest rate spreads for the UK. Three types of inflation uncertainty - structural uncertainty, impulse uncertainty, and steady-state ...
    • Functional mobility, depressive symptoms, level of independence, and quality of life of the elderly living at home and in the nursing home 

      Karakaya, M. G.; Bilgin, S. C.; Ekici, G.; Köse, N.; Otman, A. S. (Elsevier Inc., 2009)
      Objectives: To compare functional mobility, depressive symptoms, level of independence, and quality of life of the elderly living at home and in the nursing home. Design: A prospectively designed, comparative study. Setting: ...
    • Gain-loss pricing under ambiguity of measure 

      Pınar, M. Ç. (E D P Sciences, 2010)
      Motivated by the observation that the gain-loss criterion, while offering economically meaningful prices of contingent claims, is sensitive to the reference measure governing the underlying stock price process (a situation ...
    • Insights into autism spectrum disorder genomic architecture and biology from 71 risk loci 

      Sanders, S. J.; He, X.; Willsey, A. J.; Ercan-Sencicek, A. G.; Samocha, K. E.; Cicek, A. E.; Murtha, M. T.; Bal, V. H.; Bishop, S. L.; Dong, S.; Goldberg, A. P.; Jinlu, C.; Keaney, J. F.; Keaney III, J. F.; Mandell, J. D.; Moreno-De-Luca, D.; Poultney, C. S.; Robinson, E. B.; Smith L.; Solli-Nowlan, T.; Su, M. Y.; Teran, N. A.; Walker, M. F.; Werling, D. M.; Beaudet, A. L.; Cantor, R. M.; Fombonne, E.; Geschwind, D. H.; Grice, D. E.; Lord, C.; Lowe, J. K.; Mane, S. M.; Martin, D.M.; Morrow, E. M.; Talkowski, M. E.; Sutcliffe, J. S.; Walsh, C. A.; Yu, T. W.; Ledbetter, D. H.; Martin, C. L.; Cook, E. H.; Buxbaum, J. D.; Daly, M. J.; Devlin, B.; Roeder, K.; State, M. W. (Cell Press, 2015)
      Analysis of de novo CNVs (dnCNVs) from the full Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) (N = 2,591 families) replicates prior findings of strong association with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and confirms six risk loci (1q21.1, ...
    • p53 codon 72 polymorphism in bladder cancer-No evidence of association with increased risk or invasiveness 

      Törüner, G. A.; Uçar, A.; Tez, M.; Çetinkaya, M.; Özen, H.; Özçelik, T. (Springer, 2001)
      We studied the effect of the p53 gene Arg72Pro polymorphism on bladder cancer susceptibility in a case control study of 121 bladder cancer patients and 114 age-sex matched controls to determine whether this polymorphism ...
    • Risk and career choice: evidence from Turkey 

      Caner, A.; Okten, C. (Pergamon Press, 2010)
      In this paper, we examine the college major choice decision in a risk and return framework using university entrance exam data from Turkey. Specifically we focus on the choice between majors with low income risk such as ...
    • Risk-averse control of undiscounted transient Markov models 

      Çavuş, Ö.; Ruszczyński, A. (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2014)
      We use Markov risk measures to formulate a risk-averse version of the undiscounted total cost problem for a transient controlled Markov process. Using the new concept of a multikernel, we derive conditions for a system to ...
    • Safety of nanomaterials 

      Gündüz, Nuray; Arslan, Elif; Güler, Mustafa O.; Tekinay, Ayşe B. (John Wiley & Sons, 2016-03-11)
      This chapter overviews the attempts in understanding the biocompatibility of nanomaterials and provides an account of how these views changed in light of recent findings, with emphasis on the methodology used in nanotoxicology ...