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See detailApplication of XFEM to image-guided surgery
Vigneron, Lara M.; Duflot, Marc P.; Verly, Jacques ULg et al

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See detailMMP-9 activity and 8-ISO-PGF2alphaare increased in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in a model of feline asthma
Kirschvink, Nathalie; Leemans, Jérôme ULg; Delvaux, F. et al

in Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (2005)

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See detailSecondary metabolites in roots and implications for nematode resistance in banana (Musa spp.)
Wuyts, Nathalie; Lognay, Georges ULg; Sagi, Laszlo et al

in Turner, David W.; Rosales, Franklin E. (Eds.) Banana Root System: towards a better understanding for its productive management (2005)

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See detailCarbon budget of a sugar beet crop
Moureaux, Christine ULg; Bodson, Bernard ULg; Aubinet, Marc ULg

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See detailWater intake is influenced by feeding frequency and energy allowance in cats
Kirschvink, N.; Lhoest, E.; Leemans, J. et al

in Proceedings of the 9th Congress ESVCN (2005)

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See detailFertilizer particles characterization : standard methods and image analysis
Miserque, Olivier; Pirard, Eric ULg; Chapeau, Vincent

in Annual Meeting International Fine Particle Research Institute (2005)

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See detailX-ray microtomography coupled with image analysis: a useful tool for 3D characterization of polymer foams
Blacher, Silvia ULg; Kerckhofs, Greet ULg; Caliberg, Cédric et al

in Proceedings of Imageries et polymères 2005 (2005)

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See detailLa cité, les dèmotelè hiera et les prêtres
Pirenne-Delforge, Vinciane ULg

in Dasen, Véronique; Piérart, Marcel (Eds.) Idia kai dèmosia. Les cadres « privés » et « publics » de la religion grecque antique (2005)

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See detailA new automatic video multitracking system able to follow a large school
Delcourt, Johann ULg; Becco, Christophe ULg; Vandewalle, Nicolas ULg et al

in Noldus, L.P.P.J.; Grieco, F.; Loijens, L. W. S. (Eds.) et al Proceedings of Measuring Behavior 2005 (2005)

The study of shoaling behaviours is tackled by scientists by three approaches: the field, laboratory and computer modelling approach. The field studies are complicated and permit rarely an analysis of ... [more ▼]

The study of shoaling behaviours is tackled by scientists by three approaches: the field, laboratory and computer modelling approach. The field studies are complicated and permit rarely an analysis of individual positions. The third approach, consisting of development of mathematic models, is artificial. It requires a comparison with empiric results to validate and to determine the explications’ degree of each model. Thanks to the developments of digital imaging techniques, the laboratory studies on fish are able to measure the behavioural parameters with precision, impossible to realize with manual recording. Multitracking systems are rare and of recent development. These are insufficient to study the real size of shoals, often composed of hundreds of .shes. We have developed a new system of multitracking thanks to collaboration with the G.R.A.S.P. The G.R.A.S.P. has before realised other multitracking systems to follow some hundreds physical objects. Our video multitracking system is able to detect and to track more than a hundred unmarked fishes by gray scaling technique during some minutes. It permits an analysis as well at the group level as at the individual level. The multitraking program is able to attribute a number at each fish and to follow each one during the whole duration of the track. Our system permits the analysis of the movement of each individual, even if the trajectories of two fishes cross each other. It is possible thanks to the theoretical estimation of trajectory of each fish, compared with the real trajectory (analysis with feedback). The human eye is always necessary to detect the errors in identification but reediting is possible. However, if the fishes don’t move too rapidly, a rate of 25 images /s gives very good results, without too much visual expertise from the experimenter. If the fishes are too fast (i.e. escape response), it is better to use a high speed camera. [less ▲]

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See detailComparison of bronchodilators in feline airways: In vitro and in vivo investigations
Leemans, Jérôme ULg; Kirschvink, Nathalie; Delvaux, F. et al

in In proceedings: 15th Congress European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – companion animals (2005)

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See detailLa réforme de la PAC de juin 2003 : quels impacts sur les céréales ?
Burny, Philippe ULg

in Falisse, A.; Meeus, P. (Eds.) Livre blanc "Céréales-Gembloux", édition février 2005 (2005)

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See detailDifferent mechanoregulatory models predict different patterns of tissue differentiation
Geris, Liesbet ULg; Van Oosterwyck, Hans; Duyck, Joke et al

in Middleton, J.; Jones, M. L.; Shrive, N. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th international symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (2005)

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See detailDesign of statistical measures for the assessment of image segmentation schemes
Van Droogenbroeck, Marc ULg; Barnich, Olivier ULg

in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (2005), 3691

Image segmentation is discussed for years in numerous papers, but assessing its quality is mainly dealt with in recent works. Quality assessment is a primary concern for anyone working towards better ... [more ▼]

Image segmentation is discussed for years in numerous papers, but assessing its quality is mainly dealt with in recent works. Quality assessment is a primary concern for anyone working towards better segmentation tools. It both helps to objectively improve segmentation techniques and to compare performances with respect to other similar algorithms. In this paper we use a statistical framework to propose statistical measures capable to describe the performances of a segmentation scheme. All the measures rely on a ground-truth segmentation map that is supposed to be known and that serves as a reference when qualifying the results of any segmentation tool. We derive the analytical expression of several transition probabilities and show how to calculate them. An important conclusion from our study, often overlooked, is that performances can be content dependent, which means that one should adapt a measure to the content of an image. [less ▲]

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See detailAn improved ELISA technique for the diagnosis of Psoroptes ovis infestations in cattle
Lonneux, J. F.; Mignon, Bernard ULg; Bossaert, K. et al

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See detailType noun constructions : Paths of grammaticalization
Brems, Lieselotte ULg; De Smedt, Liesbeth; Davidse, Kristin

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See detailLes impôts sur les revenus : le couple se forme
Romer, Adeline ULg

in Parent, Xavier; Schreiber, Laurent; Culot, Philippe (Eds.) et al Situations de fait ou de droit en droit fiscal belge de la famille (2005)

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See detailRecent Evolution of atmospheric OCS above the Jungfraujoch station : implications for the stratospheric aerosol layer.
Mahieu, Emmanuel ULg; Zander, Rodolphe ULg; Demoulin, Philippe ULg et al

in Proceedings of the Atmospheric Spectroscopy Applications. (2005)

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See detailPractical Reconnection over Expansion Joints in a Reinforced Concrete Structure
Plumier, André ULg; Denoël, Vincent ULg; Sanchez, L. et al

in Proceedings of the Seismic Performance Assessment and Rehabilitation Workshop (SPEAR Workshop) (2005)

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See detailA variational formulation of constitutive models and updates in nonlinear finite viscoelasticity
FANCELLO, E.; Stainier, Laurent ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in 7ème Colloque National en calcul des Structures (2005)

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See detailInterannual variations of the carbon monoxide tropospheric burden between 30ºN and 90ºN in 1996-2003: ground-based and satellite measurements, estimate of biomass burning emissions
Yurganov, L. N.; Edwards, D. P.; Grechko, E. I. et al

in Geophysical Research Abstracts (2005), 7(EGU05-A-03850),

Carbon monoxide total column amounts in the atmosphere were measured in the High Northern Hemisphere (30º-90º N, HNH) between January 1996 and December 2003 using Fourier Transform Infrared high ... [more ▼]

Carbon monoxide total column amounts in the atmosphere were measured in the High Northern Hemisphere (30º-90º N, HNH) between January 1996 and December 2003 using Fourier Transform Infrared high resolution spectrometers installed at the NDSC (Network for Detection of Stratospheric Change) sites. A grating spectrometer of moderate resolution was employed for the same purpose at the Zvenigorod Research Station of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics near Moscow. CO mixing ratios were measured in the air samples obtained at the ground-level stations of the CMDL (Climate Modeling and Diagnostic Laboratory, NOAA) network. Total column CO amounts were measured from space by the Terra/MOPITT instrument between March, 2000, and December, 2003 (Edwards et al., 2004). Anomalies of monthly mean CO densities (related to a quiet period of 2000 - 2001) for different sites in the HNH were in agreement. This fact confirmed a good mixing of CO in the Northern Hemisphere on the montly basis that may be expected from a 1.5-2-month-long CO life-time. The data were integrated over the HNH reservoir (0-10 km in altitude and 30º-90º N in latitude) and the CO burden anomalies (in Tg) were analysed using a box model. Two CO sinks were taken into account: i) internal chemical removal in the reaction between CO and OH, and ii) transport of CO into the southertn part of the Northern hemisphere, where CO concentrations are usually lower. OH concentarations were taken from Spivakovsky et al. (2000). The air exchange through the 30º N boundary of the reservoir was estimated using the GEOS-CHEM model with a real meteorology of 1998 (Yurganov et al., 2004). The interannual variations of the sinks were neglected; a corresponding uncertainty in the retrieved source anomaly was estimated to be 20-30%. Since 1996 four years have been found to experience high CO emission of similar magnitude (1996, 1998, 2002, and 2003). During four years (1997, 1999, 2000, and 2001) the emissions were relatively low. Seasonal patterns of the emissions in active years were similar, maxima occured in July-August. However, in 2003 emissions in June-July were higher than in August. These semi-hemisphere averaged emission rates correlate with Siberian forest fire counts detected at night time by the ATSR radiometer of the ERS-2 satellite (R2 =0.51). The early peak of 2003 may be attributed to forest fires in Baikal region, Siberia. An inclusion of fire counts for other areas (Europe, North America) only worsen the correlation; this implies a decisive role of the Siberian fires for polluting the Northern Hemisphere troposphere (cf., Kasischke et al., 2005). It was estimated that the boreal forest fires during active years emit 30-60 Tg CO per month in July-August and 150-200 Tg annually. These emissions may be compared to industrial and transport pollution in the Northern Hemisphere estimated by Kasischke et al. (2005) as 290 Tg CO annually (i.e., 25 Tg monthly). [less ▲]

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See detailFire safety engineering analysis of a super market structure composed of cambered cellular beams
Franssen, Jean-Marc ULg; Majkut, S.; Cajot, L.-G. et al

in Hoffmeister, B.; Hechler, O. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (EUROSTEEL 2005) (2005)

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See detailA Modular Multi-camera Framework for Team Sport Tracking
Hayet, Jean-Bernard; Mathes, Thomas; Czyz, Jacek et al

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See detailStudy of oxylipins during storage of potato flakes
Laine, G.; Goebel, C.; Feussner, I. et al

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See detailA rapid estimation of nitrogen bound to neutral detergent fibre in forages by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy.
Bindelle, Jérôme ULg; Sinnaeve, Georges; Dardenne, Pierre et al

in XXth International Grassland Congress: Offered papers (2005)

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See detailA web-based service for the real time assessment and forecast of Space Weather effects on GNSS applications
Warnant, René ULg; Bavier, Michaël; Lejeune, Sandrine et al

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See detailExperimental validation of the finite element simulation of the first stroke in single point incremental forming
Watzeels, Ken; Tunckol, Y.; Henrard, Christophe ULg et al

in Banabic, D. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 8th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (2005)

Single-point incremental forming (SPIF) is a sheet metal forming technique that has gained particular interest in rapid prototyping and small volume production. The study of the underlying forming ... [more ▼]

Single-point incremental forming (SPIF) is a sheet metal forming technique that has gained particular interest in rapid prototyping and small volume production. The study of the underlying forming mechanisms is supported by new developments in finite element simulations and experimental full field strain measurements. This article aims to describe the possibilities and difficulties encountered during validation of finite element predictions of the incremental forming process. The drawing of a straight line into a metal plate was selected as a first test case for this kind of validation. Results of both finite element simulation and experimental work will be discussed. [less ▲]

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See detailKu heterodimer, a DNA repair protein, is expressed at the macrophages cell surface and is involved in their migration and invasion
Paupert, Jenny ULg; Monferran, Sylvie; Dauvillier, Stéphanie et al

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See detailDevelopment of a contact model adapted to incremental forming
Henrard, Christophe ULg; Bouffioux, Chantal ULg; Godinas, A. et al

in Banabic, D. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 8th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (2005)

The objective of this article is to present the development of a new method for taking into account the contact between the tool and the blank during incremental forming. First, the need for such a model ... [more ▼]

The objective of this article is to present the development of a new method for taking into account the contact between the tool and the blank during incremental forming. First, the need for such a model is justified. Then, the basic features of the adapted dynamic explicit scheme are presented, followed by the new algorithms proposed and their programming. Finally, some conclusions and perspectives are drawn. [less ▲]

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See detailRandom-incidence scattering coefficients of infinite sine-shaped surfaces
Embrechts, Jean-Jacques ULg

in Proceedings of the 4th Forum Acusticum Congress (2005)

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See detailModel identification and FE simulations: effect of different yield loci and hardening laws in sheet forming
Flores, Paulo; Duchene, Laurent ULg; Lelotte, Thomas et al

in Smith, L. M.; Pourboghrat, F.; Yoon, J. W. (Eds.) et al On the Cutting Edge of Technology NUMISHEET 2005, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference and Workshop on Numerical Simulation of 3D Sheet Metal Forming Processes (2005)

The bi-axial experimental equipment [1] developed by Flores enables to perform Baushinger shear tests and successive or simultaneous simple shear tests and plane-strain tests. Such experiments and ... [more ▼]

The bi-axial experimental equipment [1] developed by Flores enables to perform Baushinger shear tests and successive or simultaneous simple shear tests and plane-strain tests. Such experiments and classical tensile tests investigate the material behavior in order to identify the yield locus and the hardening models. With tests performed on two steel grades, the methods applied to identify classical yield surfaces such as Hill or Hosford ones as well as isotropic Swift type hardening or kinematic Armstrong–Frederick hardening models are explained. Comparison with the Taylor-Bishop-Hill yield locus is also provided. The effect of both yield locus and hardening model choice will be presented for two applications: Single Point Incremental Forming (SPIF) and a cup deep drawing. [less ▲]

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See detailStudy of antic black intentional patina: the contribution of Raman micro-spectrometry
Mathis, François ULg; Pagès-Camagna, Sandrine; Aucouturier, Marc

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See detailLa littérature francophone de Belgique. Périphérie et autonomie
Denis, Benoît ULg

in Durand, Pascal; Winkin, Yves; Dubois, Jacques (Eds.) Le Symbolique et le Social. La réception internationale de la pensée de Pierre Bourdieu (2005)

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See detailControlling the effects of anomalous ARP behaviour on ethernet networks
Ármannsson, D.; Hjálmt sson, G.; Smith, Paul et al

in Proceedings of the 2005 ACM conference on Emerging network experiment and technology (2005)

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See detailGrey level intercepts distributions and grain size estimation
Lebichot, Sophie; Dislaire, Godefroid; Pirard, Eric ULg et al

in Proceedings 8th European Congress for Stereology and Image Analysis (2005)

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See detailRandom Subwindows for Robust Image Classification
Marée, Raphaël ULg; Geurts, Pierre ULg; Piater, Justus ULg et al

in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2005) (2005)

We present a novel, generic image classification method based on a recent machine learning algorithm (ensembles of extremely randomized decision trees). Images are classified using randomly extracted ... [more ▼]

We present a novel, generic image classification method based on a recent machine learning algorithm (ensembles of extremely randomized decision trees). Images are classified using randomly extracted subwindows that are suitably normalized to yield robustness to certain image transformations. Our method is evaluated on four very different, publicly available datasets (COIL-100, ZuBuD, ETH-80, WANG). Our results show that our automatic approach is generic and robust to illumination, scale, and viewpoint changes. An extension of the method is proposed to improve its robustness with respect to rotation changes. [less ▲]

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See detailLes productions animales en Région wallonne, d’une économie de l’offre à une économie de la demande
Lebailly, Philippe ULg; Claustriaux, Jean-Jacques ULg; Duquesne, Brigitte ULg

in 10ème Carrefour des Productions animales : L’élevage : hier, aujourd’hui, demain quelles attentes pour quels enjeux ? (2005)

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See detailSensitivity Analysis of Escherichia coli's Tricarboxilic Acid Cycle under Anaerobic Conditions
Ofiteru, I. R.; Lavric, V.; Allgöwer, F. et al

in Proc. Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering, FOSBE 2005 (2005)

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See detailMise en évidence de la faille de Marenne sur la carte géologique Aye - Marche-en-Famenne
Barchy, Laurent; Coen-Aubert, Marie; Marion, Jean-Marc ULg et al

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Revision of the geological map Aye-Marche (Belgium, Wallonia) has highlighted a major tectonic fault known as "Marenne fault". Its presence would explain the increased thickness of the Givetian limestones ... [more ▼]

Revision of the geological map Aye-Marche (Belgium, Wallonia) has highlighted a major tectonic fault known as "Marenne fault". Its presence would explain the increased thickness of the Givetian limestones up to the valley of Ourthe river. [less ▲]

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See detailIdentification of Potential Biomarkers of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell intoxication by dioxins
Brenez, Cécile; Cellier, Nicolas; Gerkens, Pascal et al

in Organohalogen Compounds (2005), 67

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See detailStress oxydant et fluidité membranaire du globule rouge du cheval athlète : effets de l’exercice et de la complémentation en antioxydants
Portier, K.; de Moffarts, Brieuc; Lekeux, Pierre ULg et al

in 31ème Journée de la Recherche Equine des Haras Nationaux (2005)

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See detailAssessing donor chimerism level among CD3 T, CD4 T, CD8 T, and NK cells predicts subsequent graft rejection, GVHD, and relapse after allogeneic HCT with nonmyeloablative conditioning
Baron, Frédéric ULg; Storb, R.; Gooley, T. et al

in Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation (2005), 11(2), 11

We previously showed that low levels of day-14 CD3 T and NK (CD56) cells donor chimerism predicted graft rejection, whereas high levels of day-28 CD3 T-cell donor chimerism predicted acute graft-versus ... [more ▼]

We previously showed that low levels of day-14 CD3 T and NK (CD56) cells donor chimerism predicted graft rejection, whereas high levels of day-28 CD3 T-cell donor chimerism predicted acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after HCT with nonmyeloablative conditioning. Here we investigate whether assessing chimerism levels among CD4 T cells and CD8 T cells, and also the absolute number of lymphocyte subsets of donor and host origins, would lend greater precision to our initial observations. We analyzed data from 157 patients receiving HCT after conditioning with 2 Gy TBI +/− fludarabine as treatment for AML (n= 22), ALL (n= 4), CML (n= 13), CLL (n= 19), MDS (n= 26), MM (n= 24), NHL (n= 30), HD (n= 14), RCC (n= 4), and WASP deficiency (n= 1). Postgrafting immunosuppression included MMF and CSP. A total of 97 patients received grafts from HLA-identical siblings, and 60 patients received grafts from HLA-matched unrelated donors. Lymphocyte subsets were isolated from peripheral blood by flow cytometry on days 14, 28, and 42. The proportion of cells of donor origin (chimerism levels) were assessed by VNTR-PCR and quantified by phosphor imaging. Eighteen patients (11%) had graft rejection. Day-14 donor chimerism levels< 50% among CD3 T (P =.0007), CD4 T (P =.03), and NK cells (P =.003) but not CD8 T cells predicted graft rejection. High absolute numbers of CD3 T (P =.002) and NK cells (P= .002) of host origin on day 14 were each associated with increased risks of graft rejection when treated as continuous linear variables. Grades 2, 3, and 4 acute GVHD were seen in 40%, 9%, and 5% of patients, respectively. High donor chimerism levels on day 14 among CD3 T (P= .02), CD4 T (P =.03), and CD8 T cells (P =.02) but not NK cells were each associated with increased risks of grades 2–4 acute GVHD. High absolute numbers of CD4 T (P =.04) and CD8 T cells (P =.04) of donor origin on days 14–42 were each associated with increased risks of grade 2–4 acute GVHD when treated as continuous linear variables, whereas high donor CD3 T (P= .002), CD8 T (P= .006), and NK cell (P= .002) chimerism levels from days 14–42 were associated with decreased risks of relapse. No statistically significant correlations between absolute numbers of donor cells and risks of relapse were found. These data suggest that assessing CD3, CD4, CD8, and NK cell donor chimerism levels and determining absolute numbers of CD3 and NK cells of host and donor origins are useful for predicting HCT outcomes after nonmyeloablative conditioning. [less ▲]

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See detailDesign and Representation of Suboptimum Methods for Radar Space-Time Adaptive Processing Techniques Using a Canonical Framework
De Grève, Sébastien; Lapierre, Fabian D.; Verly, Jacques ULg

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See detailDevelopment of a neural network to predict the final geometry of forged rings after cooling
Casotto, S.; Bruschi, S.; Pascon, Frédéric ULg et al

in Banabic, D. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 8th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (Vol. 2) (2005)

The paper deals with an application of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) to predict the geometry of hot forged pieces after cooling. Different ANNs have been considered and evaluated; then a network with ... [more ▼]

The paper deals with an application of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) to predict the geometry of hot forged pieces after cooling. Different ANNs have been considered and evaluated; then a network with two hidden layers has been set up. Training and testing data have been obtained through calibrated numerical simulations of the cooling phase carried out with a finite element (F.E.) code. The good agreement between predicted and numerical results confirms the possibility of using well-trained neural network to foresee final dimensions of pieces after hot forging operations. [less ▲]

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See detailImpact de l'élargissement de l'agriculture
Burny, Philippe ULg

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See detailMass transfer, mixing and gas hold-up in a circulating jet-loop nitrifying MBR
Kouakou, Edouard; Salmon, Thierry ULg; Toye, Dominique ULg et al

in Proceedings of 7th World Congress of Chemical Enginnering - WCCE7, Glasgow, Scotland, 10-14 July 2005 (2005)

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See detailSpatial pattern analysis to address reliability issues in remotely sensed data.
Colson, F; Bogaert, Jan ULg; Ceulemans, R

in Veroustraete, F; Bartholomé, E; Verstraeten, W (Eds.) Proceedings of the Second International VEGETATION User Conference (2005)

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See detailCulture alimentaire et développement durable
Duquesne, Brigitte ULg

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See detailUpper airway function and dysfunction
Art, Tatiana ULg; Lekeux, Pierre ULg

in 9e Congrès de Médecine et Chirurgie Equine (2005)

The main airway function is the conduction of thé air from the amblent air to the gas exchange regions of the lung and conversely. Upper airway include nasal cavities, pharynx, larynx and extrathoracic ... [more ▼]

The main airway function is the conduction of thé air from the amblent air to the gas exchange regions of the lung and conversely. Upper airway include nasal cavities, pharynx, larynx and extrathoracic trachea. These structures, supported by bones, cartilages or muscles, must be as permeable as possible to the air. flow. If for structural or functional reasons, a permanent or dynamic narrowing occurs along the airway, the resulting bottleneck will increase the resistance to airflow, thus impair ventilation and generate abnormal respiratory noises, and finally decrease the exercise capacity. This paper focuses on the function and potential dysfunctions of the different parts of the upper airway in horses [less ▲]

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See detailImpacts des choix alimentaires sur la production agricole
Duquesne, Brigitte ULg

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See detailA case study of flexible reconnection over expansion joints in a buildings
Plumier, André ULg; Warnotte, V.; Van Alboom, W.

in Proceedings of the 9th World Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Energy Dissipation and Active Vibration Control of Structures (2005)

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See detailComparison of marketing strategies of retailers of organic beef
Aertsens, Joris; Stassart, Pierre M ULg; Jamar, D. et al

in Quality Management and Quality Assurance in Food Chains (2005)

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See detailStudy of liquid fraction evolution of semi-solid steels for thixoforming
Lecomte-Beckers, Jacqueline ULg; Rassili, Ahmed ULg; Carton, Marc ULg et al

in Proceedings of the 8th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (2005)

Major challenge for semi-solid processing includes broadening the range of alloys that can be successfully thixoformed and developing alloys specifically for thixoforming. One important parameter is ... [more ▼]

Major challenge for semi-solid processing includes broadening the range of alloys that can be successfully thixoformed and developing alloys specifically for thixoforming. One important parameter is appropriate solidus-liquidus interval. The wider the solidification interval, the wider the processing window. This study is related to the experimental determination of this critical parameter on eight different steel compositions. This parameter was obtained using Differential Scanning Calorimetry. This technique allows to obtain the solid fraction versus temperature. [less ▲]

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See detailNumerical simulation and experimental validation of murine fracture healing
Geris, Liesbet ULg; Gerisch, A.; Maes, C. et al

in Proceedings of the fifth national day on biomedical engineering (2005)

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See detailEvocation d'une expérience d'enseignement: « Architecture paramétrable et architecture fractale, génération numérique des formes complexes. »
Bianchi, Romuald ULg; Defawes, Georges ULg

in Actes de SCAN'05 : Séminaire de conception architecturale numérique (2005)

cette communication relate l'élaboration d'un cours orienté vers la découverte des formes à géométrie complexe. Le contenu de ce cours, dispensé pour la 1ère fois en mai 2005, a déjà évolué. Il est apparu ... [more ▼]

cette communication relate l'élaboration d'un cours orienté vers la découverte des formes à géométrie complexe. Le contenu de ce cours, dispensé pour la 1ère fois en mai 2005, a déjà évolué. Il est apparu que les outils proposés pour explorer les formes complexes étaient également opérationnels comme outils d'assistance à l'esquisse [less ▲]

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See detailAz emlőbesugárzásnál alkalmazott tangenciális mezők multiszegmentálásával javiitható a céltérfogat dózis-homogenitása
GULYBAN, Akos ULg; Bellyei, Szabolcs; Farkas, Robert et al

in Magyar Onkologia (2005), 45(265), 2005

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See detailMultisensor flight simulation with emphasis on synthesis of IR imagery
Bonjean, Maxime E.; Schiefele, Jeff; Verly, Jacques ULg

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See detailVers une méthodologie continue d’identification des risques
Cornélis, Bernard; Brunet, Sébastien ULg

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See detailUtilisation des Points d’Intérêts Couleurs pour le Suivi d’Objets
Gabriel, Pierre F.; Hayet, Jean-Bernard; Verly, Jacques ULg

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See detailNeural correlates of fast and slow ocular sequence learning
Albouy, Geneviève ULg; Ruby, Perrine; Balteau, Evelyne ULg et al

in NeuroImage (2005), 26(Suppl. 1),

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See detailFunction and dysfunction of the lower airways
Lekeux, Pierre ULg; Art, Tatiana ULg

in Proceedings: 9e Congrès de médecine et chirurgie équine (2005)

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See detailLinearity and stationarity of the pharmacokinetics of tiludronate in horses
Delguste, Catherine ULg; Doucet, Michèle; Amory, Hélène ULg et al

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Two studies were conducted in order to assess the linearity and stationarity of the pharmacokinetics of tiludronate in horses. For each study, plasma concentrations of tiludronate were measured by HPLC-UV ... [more ▼]

Two studies were conducted in order to assess the linearity and stationarity of the pharmacokinetics of tiludronate in horses. For each study, plasma concentrations of tiludronate were measured by HPLC-UV at regular intervals and noncompartmental analysis was performed. First, single intravenous administrations of 0.05 (group 1, n = 5), 0.1 (group 2, n = 5) and 0.2 mg/kg (group 3, n = 5) were performed in healthy male adult horses. A linear relationship between groups was found for C5min (C5min = 0.0726 + 11.8589 * dose) as well as for AUC0-inf (AUC0-inf = -0.632561 + 30.9649 * dose). Clearance ranged from 0.033 to 0.044 L/h/kg and was not significantly different between groups. MRT (h) were 3.96, 4.95 and 9.40 and VDss (L/kg) were 0.16, 0.19 and 0.28 for the 0.05, 0.1 and 0.2 mg/kg doses respectively. Second, 10 daily intravenous administrations at a dosage rate of 0.1 mg/kg were administered to 4 healthy horses. Plasma tiludronate concentrations were measured after the 1st and 10th dose as well as 8 hours after each dose. The mean plasma accumulation ratio between the 1st and the 10th dose was 1.31 ± 0.48. Medians of the tiludronate concentration values measured in plasma 8 hours post-dose were not statistically different between doses. Maximum and minimum concentrations of tiludronate (mg/L) following the last dose were 0.91 and 0.04 respectively. It was concluded that the pharmacokinetics of tiludronate in horses are linear from 0.05 to 0.2 mg/kg IV and stationary after 10 IV administrations of 0.1 mg/kg. [less ▲]

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See detailLocal second gradient models and damage mechanics: application to concrete
Kotronis, Panagiotis; Chambon, René; Mazars, Jacky et al

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The non linear behaviour of concrete is often simulated using local constitutive models based on the continuous damage mechanics theory. This approach however is not adequate for post-localisation studies ... [more ▼]

The non linear behaviour of concrete is often simulated using local constitutive models based on the continuous damage mechanics theory. This approach however is not adequate for post-localisation studies with strain softening. It is well known that spurious mesh dependence appears in computations and cases of failure without energy dissipation. In order to improve computational performance second grade local models are chosen to include a meso scale in the continuous damage model. This approach differs from the nonlocal one in the sense that it is a local theory with higher order stresses depending only on the local cinematic history. 1D numerical computations with concrete specimens are presented. Using a random initialisation of the iterative solver of the equilibrium equation we search the existence of various solutions for the boundary value study and also to see if the second grade term regularise the problem giving results that are mesh insensitive and objective. [less ▲]

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See detailFT-Raman Spectroscopy of Extant and Fossil Micro-Algae
Marshall, craig; Javaux, Emmanuelle ULg

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See detailPour une description typographique du poème
Purnelle, Gérald ULg

in Degrés : Revue de Synthèses à Orientation Sémiologique (2005), 121-122(printemps-été), 1-14

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See detailTraitement des problèmes du système respiratoire profond
Art, Tatiana ULg; Lekeux, Pierre ULg

in Proceedings: 9th Congress on Equine Medicine and Surgery (2005)

Lower respiratory troubles in mature sports horses mainly include viral diseases (influenza, rhinopneumonia) ; bacterial diseases (that are generally due to commensal bacteria invading the lower ... [more ▼]

Lower respiratory troubles in mature sports horses mainly include viral diseases (influenza, rhinopneumonia) ; bacterial diseases (that are generally due to commensal bacteria invading the lower respiratory tract because of an impairment of the pulmonaty defences); inflammatory processes (mainly in horses suffering from heaves and inflammatory airway disease) and exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhages. Dysfunction such as hypersecretion of mucus, bronchospasms, bronchial hypereactivity and oedema may complicate any of this diseases. Treatments focusing on the etiological agents (anti-viral therapy, modulation of immunity, and antibiotic therapy), on the associated symptoms (anti-inflammatory, bronchodilators, regulator of the muco-ciliary clearance) and on the nursing and general management (rest and environmental hygiene) are described in this review [less ▲]

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See detailMultiphase time dependent compression behaviour of two chalks
De Gennaro, Vincenzo; Delage, Pierre; Priol, Grégoire et al

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In this paper, the multiphase time dependent compression behaviour of two chalks are considered within a fully coupled general hydro-mechanical framework derived from the mechanics of unsaturated soil. In ... [more ▼]

In this paper, the multiphase time dependent compression behaviour of two chalks are considered within a fully coupled general hydro-mechanical framework derived from the mechanics of unsaturated soil. In the former case, reservoir chalks contain oil and water and subsidence appeared once enhanced oil recovery by waterflooding started. In the latter case, water saturated chalk is periodically desaturated by water evaporation, resulting in air penetration. In this paper, the fluid retention curves of both samples are determined and the data obtained are used in the interpretation of suction controlled compression tests where time effects appear to be significant. The experimental data obtained show the relevance of the approach adopted. [less ▲]

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See detailDaily changes in the expression of the steroid receptor coactivator SRC-1.
Charlier, Thierry ULg; Ball, Gregory F.; Balthazart, Jacques ULg

in Hormones & Behavior (2005), 48

Steroid receptor coactivators such as SRC-1 significantly modulate the expression of steroid-dependent physiological and behavioral characteristics in birds and mammals. Changes in coactivator protein ... [more ▼]

Steroid receptor coactivators such as SRC-1 significantly modulate the expression of steroid-dependent physiological and behavioral characteristics in birds and mammals. Changes in coactivator protein expression are therefore likely to affect receptor-mediated transcriptional activity. We previously reported a tissue-dependent regulation of SRC-1 mRNA and protein levels by sex, stress and testosterone in the quail brain. In addition, SRC-1 expression has been shown to vary in mammals during development or in adulthood as a function of seasonal variation in photoperiod. We describe here tissue-specific changes of SRC-1 expression over the course of the day in quail. SRC-1 protein quantified by Western blots in the hindbrain gradually increased in the morning, reached a peak around midday and declined significantly in the afternoon. In contrast, SRC-1 protein levels in the optic lobes progressively decreased in the morning to reach their lowest values around midday before rising in the afternoon. The coactivator concentration in the hippocampus exhibited a progressive increase throughout the day. No change in the SRC-1 protein was detected during the day in the preoptic area and in the cerebellum. The functional significance and the mechanisms of regulation underlying such changes remain to be understood. An important unresolved question is whether this diurnal variation in SRC-1 expression is circadian in nature and if so if SRC-1 is an active player linked to clock genes in the generation of circadian rhythms or if the observed changes in SRC-1 expression are a consequence of the rhythms generated by these genes. [less ▲]

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See detailSimulation of radionuclide mass fluxes in a heterogeneous clay formation locally disturbed by excavation
Huysmans, Marijke; Berckmans, Arne; Dassargues, Alain ULg

in Renard, Philippe; Demougeot-Renard, H.; Froidevaux, R. (Eds.) Geostatistics for Environmental Applications (Proc. of GEOENV’2004) (2005)

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See detailThe accuracy of perceptual memory for personally known faces
Devue, Christel ULg; Brédart, Serge ULg

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Recently, Ge et al. (2003) reported a very high accuracy of memory for a highly familiar face. Their Chinese participants had to identify the most veridical appearance of Mao’s face among unaltered and ... [more ▼]

Recently, Ge et al. (2003) reported a very high accuracy of memory for a highly familiar face. Their Chinese participants had to identify the most veridical appearance of Mao’s face among unaltered and transformed (inter-ocular distance was gradually increased or decreased) versions of his portrait. In the present experiment, the same facial transformations were applied to our participants’ faces to evaluate whether this hyperfidelity for familiar faces is specific to famous individuals whose face is mainly known from a standard portrait or if it could generalise to personally known faces (the own face and a close person’s face). Results showed that performance was not different for the two familiar faces in the recognition task, or between the recognition task and a perceptual discrimination task. The high accuracy of memory previously shown for a very famous face generalises to personally known individuals for whom we have a various visual experience. [less ▲]

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See detailA case of Rhodococcus equi infection in an adult probably immuno-compromised horses
Bertrand, P; Sandersen, Charlotte ULg; Cassart, Dominique ULg et al

in Proceedings of the Leipziger Tierärzte Kongress (2005)

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See detailLittérature
Denis, Benoît ULg

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See detailElectrical mapping of spontaneous ventricular fibrillation in acutely ischemic pigs.
Desaive, Thomas ULg; Janssen, Nathalie; Péters, Fabrise et al

in Proceedings of the 5th Belgian Day on Biomedical Engineering, 2005, Brussels (2005)

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See detailPharmacokinetic study of a new testosteron in-Adhesive Matrix patch applied every two days to hypogonadal men
Raynaud, J. P.; Aumonier, C.; Gualano, V. et al

in The Endocrine society ENDO 2005 - Abstract book (2005)

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See detailHigh energy, high resolution x-ray tomography applied to catalytic distillation packings
Toye, Dominique ULg; Le Trong, Emmanuel; Marchot, Pierre ULg et al

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See detailLes productions de l’atelier de potiers des « Quatre Bornes » aux Rues-des-Vignes (Nord)
Deru, Xavier ULg

in Polfer, Michel (Ed.) Artisanat et économie romaine : Italie et provinces occidentales de l’Empire. Actes du3e colloque d’Erpeldange, octobre 2004 (2005)

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See detailProcessus de paternalité
Naziri, Despina ULg

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See detailLes phénomènes karstiques de Wallonie
Ek, Camille ULg

in Acte du colloque - Karst et aménagement du Territoire. (2005)

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See detailFeelings of Justice at School : Results of a Survey Among 8th Graders in Europe
Baye, Ariane ULg; Gorard, S.; Smith, E.

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See detailEndocarditis in horses: a retrospective study of five cases
Amory, Hélène ULg; Bertrand, P; Delguste, Catherine ULg et al

in Proceedings of the 44th Annual Congress of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) (2005)