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Have you heard the PEPS talk? Towards standardized public engagement practices for scientists (PEPS)
Publicly-funded scientists have a responsibility to engage with the public on scientific information, but are lacking a standardized framework and assessment strategy to do it well. The PEPS (Public Engagement ...
The Effect of Petrographic Characteristics and Physico-Mechanical Properties of Aggregates on the Quality of Concrete
This paper examines the effect of the aggregate type on concrete strength and more specifically how the petrographic characteristics of various aggregate rocks as well as their physico-mechanical properties influences ...
How Cadaver Bone Transplants Mineralize and Sclerotic Bone Fails
Cadaver bone is possibly the most common transplant material used today. Common types of cadaver bone transplants are freeze dried bone allografts and xenografts. In the case of freeze dried ...
Perspectives from Montiaceae (Portulacineae) Evolution. II. Ecological Evolution, Phylogenetic Comparative Analysis, and the Principle of Evolutionary Idiosyncraticity
The present paper reviews evidence for ecological evolution of Montiaceae. Montiaceae (Portulacineae) comprise a family of ca. 275 species and ca. 25 subspecific taxa of flowering plants distributed mainly in ...
Blockchain-Based ICOs: Pure Hype or the Dawn of a New Era of Startup Financing?
This study explores the determinants of ICO success, where success is defined as the amount of capital a project was able to raise. ICOs are a tool for startups in ...

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Demystifying Security of LoRaWAN v1.1
LoRa and its upper layers definition LoRaWAN is one of the most promising LPWAN technologies for implementing the Internet of Things (IoT). Although being a popular technology, several works in ...
Digital Image Segmentation in Matlab: A Brief Study on Otsu’s Image Thresholding
Thresholding is considered as a statistical-decision making theory which can lessen the average error incurred in allocating pixels to two or more groups. The traditional Bayes decision rule can be ...
Detection of Glacier Calving Margins with Convolutional Neural Networks: A Case Study
The continuous and precise mapping of glacier calving fronts is essential for monitoring and understanding rapid glacier changes in Antarctica and Greenland, which have the potential for significant sea level ...
Dutch Natural Resiliency of below Sea-Level Living Residents
The Wester coastal Delta zone of the Netherlands, the relatively more crowded area of the country hosting ten out of seventeen heading to twenty million people, asks for a growing ...
Mapping the Literature on Nutritional Interventions in Cognitive Health: A Data-Driven Approach
Manual review of the extensive literature covering nutrition-based lifestyle interventions to promote healthy cognitive ageing has proved educative, however, data-driven techniques can better account for the large size of the ...
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