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    • Simultaneous identification of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus haemolyticus using real-time PCR 

      Price, Erin P; Harris, Tegan M; Spargo, Jessie C; Nosworthy, Elizabeth; Beissbarth, Jemima; Chang, Anne B; Smith-Vaughan, Heidi C; Sarovich, Derek S (Future Microbiology, 2017)
      Aim: To design a highly specific and sensitive multiplex real-time PCR assay for the differentiation of the pathogen Haemophilus influenzae from its nonpathogenic near-neighbor Haemophilus haemolyticus. Materials & methods: ...
    • Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in Australia's Northern Territory across three eras of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine use (2006-15): a population-based cohort study 

      Binks, Michael J; Beissbarth, Jemima; Oguoma, Victor M; Pizzutto, Susan J; Leach, Amanda J; Smith-Vaughan, Heidi C; McHugh, Lisa; Andrews, Ross M; Webby, Rosalind; Morris, Peter S; Chang, Anne B (The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 2020)
      Background: The burden of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) in Indigenous children of Australia's Northern Territory is among the highest globally. No published data exists on the effect of pneumococcal conjugate ...
    • Outcomes of protracted bacterial bronchitis in children: A 5-year prospective cohort study 

      Ruffles, TJC; Marchant, JM; Masters, IB; Yerkovich, ST; Wurzel, DF; Gibson, PG; Busch, G; Baines, KJ; Simpson, JL; Smith-Vaughan, HC; Pizzutto, SJ; Buntain, HM; Hodge, G; Hodge, S; Upham, JW; Chang, AB (Respirology, 2020)
      Background and objective: Long-term data on children with PBB has been identified as a research priority. We describe the 5-year outcomes for children with PBB to ascertain the presence of chronic respiratory disease ...
    • Traffic rules encoding sing defeasible deontic logic 

      Bhuiyan, H; Governatori, G; Bond, A; Demmel, S; Islam, MB; Rakotonirainy, A (33rd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2020), 2020)
      Automatically assessing driving behaviour against traffic rules is a challenging task for improving the safety of Automated Vehicles (AVs). There are no AV specific traffic rules against which AV behaviour can be assessed. ...
    • A quantum autoencoder: Using machine learning to compress qutrits 

      Pepper, A; Tischler, N; Pryde, GJ (14th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO PR 2020), 2020)
      The compression of quantum data will allow increased control over difficult-to- manage quantum resources. We experimentally realize a quantum autoencoder, which learns to compress quantum data with a classical machine ...
    • Free choice permission in defeasible deontic logic 

      Governatori, G; Rotolo, A (33rd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2020), 2020)
      Free Choice Permission is one of the challenges for the formalisation of norms. In this paper, we follow a novel approach that accepts Free Choice Permission in a restricted form. The intuition behind the guarded form is ...
    • Deep Learning for Real-time ECG R-peak Prediction 

      Zhou, Peishan; Schwerin, Belinda; Lauder, Brent; So, Stephen (2020 14th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), 2020)
      In this work, we propose a novel algorithm to achieve real-time R-peak prediction during ECG signal recording. More specifically, from the current frame of ECG signal, we aim to predict how far into the future the next ...
    • Characteristics of patients referred for assessment of decision-making capacity in the acute medical setting of an outer-metropolitan hospital—A retrospective case series 

      Logan, B; Fleury, A; Wong, L; Fraser, S; Bernard, A; White, B (Australasian Journal on Ageing, 2020)
      Objective: To identify characteristics of older people referred for assessment of decision-making capacity in the acute hospital setting. Methods: A retrospective chart audit was undertaken for 98 consecutive medical ...
    • A wearable, bending-insensitive respiration sensor using highly oriented carbon nanotube film 

      Nguyen, T; Dinh, T; Dau, VT; Tran, CD; Phan, HP; Nguyen, TK; Nguyen, HK; Riduan, FA; Guzman, P; Nguyen, NT; Dao, DV (IEEE Sensors Journal, 2020)
      Recently, wearable electronics for health monitoring have been demonstrated with considerable benefits for early-stage disease detection. This paper reports a flexible, bending-insensitive, bio-compatible and lightweight ...
    • Preventing Littering: It’s Not All about Sticks! 

      Almosa, Y; Parkinson, J; Rundle-Thiele, S (Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing, 2020)
      Littering is an important issue in the public policy domain and contributes significantly to environmental problems. Identifying and understanding the factors that influence littering behavior is therefore critical for ...
    • Bifurcation of Lane Change and Control on Highway for Tractor-Semitrailer under Rainy Weather 

      Peng, T; Guan, Z; Zhang, R; Dong, J; Li, K; Xu, H (Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2017)
      A new method is proposed for analyzing the nonlinear dynamics and stability in lane changes on highways for tractor-semitrailer under rainy weather. Unlike most of the literature associated with a simulated linear dynamic ...
    • Effect of brake chamber pressure area on dynamic and static braking performance of articulated train 

      Dong, JS; Zhang, HW; Ji, HY; Zong, CQ; Yang, JQ (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 2017)
      The brake safety of articulated train is the focus of the road freight transport industry. Brake chamber is an important component of the brake system in articulated train, whose performance has a significant impact on the ...
    • Standardization and development of road freight transport vehicles 

      Dong, J; Zhang, H; Ren, Z; Zong, C (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 2017)
      The standard “Limits of dimensions, axle load and mass for motor vehicles, trailers and combination vehicles” is one of China’s basic technical standard for vehicle management, which regulated the vehicle’s dimensions, ...
    • App genome: Callback sequencing in android 

      Guo, C; Dong, N; Bai, G; Ye, Q; Dong, J; Xu, J; Si, G (2017 IEEE/ACM 39th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (ICSE-C), 2017)
      Recent analysis shows that the callback sequences are of great importance in the analysis of Android applications (apps for short), due to the app's event-driven nature. However, existing works only extract a part of the ...
    • Feedback-based debugging 

      Lin, Y; Sun, J; Xue, Y; Liu, Y; Dong, J (39th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering, 2017)
      Software debugging has long been regarded as a time and effort consuming task. In the process of debugging, developers usually need to manually inspect many program steps to see whether they deviate from their intended ...
    • Scrutinizing Implementations of Smart Home Integrations 

      Mahadewa, K; Wang, K; Bai, G; Shi, L; Liu, Y; Dong, JS; Liang, Z (IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2020)
      A key feature of the booming smart home is the integration of a wide assortment of technologies, including various standards, proprietary communication protocols and heterogeneous platforms. Due to customization, unsatisfied ...
    • Towards Interpreting Recurrent Neural Networks through Probabilistic Abstraction 

      Dong, G; Wang, J; Sun, J; Zhang, Y; Wang, X; Dai, T; Dong, JS; Wang, X (2020 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), 2020)
      Neural networks are becoming a popular tool for solving many realworld problems such as object recognition and machine translation, thanks to its exceptional performance as an end-to-end solution. However, neural networks ...
    • Investigating the Thioredoxin and Glutathione Systems’ Response in Lymphoma Cells after Treatment with [Au(d2pype)2]CL 

      Wang, Sicong; Lu, Yaoying; Woods, Kyra; Trapani, Giovanna Di; Tonissen, Kathryn F (Antioxidants, 2021)
      Lymphoma is a blood cancer comprising various subtypes. Although effective therapies are available, some patients fail to respond to treatment and can suffer from side effects. Antioxidant systems, especially the thioredoxin ...
    • A Narrative Review of Aspirin Resistance in VTE Prophylaxis for Orthopaedic Surgery 

      van Oosterom, N; Barras, M; Bird, R; Nusem, I; Cottrell, N (Drugs, 2020)
      Total hip arthroplasties (THA) and total knee arthroplasties (TKA) confer one of the highest risks for developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) and pharmacological prophylaxis is imperative to help mitigate the risks. Aspirin ...
    • Surgical angiogenesis for scaphoid non-union: A literature review 

      Corcoran, J; Zafar, U; Nusem, I (Vascular Cell, 2020)
      Non-union of scaphoid bone fractures, though an uncommon occurance, are a signficant cause of morbidity in young patients. This review outlines the current understanding of vascularised bone grafts and non-union, and ...