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See detailThe neural basis of short-term memory and attention : neuropsychology and fMRI
Majerus, Steve ULg

Conference (2009, December 04)

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See detailRépétition de non-mots et rappel sériel immédiat : Des mesures équivalentes de la mémoire à court terme verbale?
Leclercq, Anne-Lise ULg; Majerus, Steve ULg

Poster (2009, December 04)

En psychologie expérimentale et en neuropsychologie, les mesures classiques pour évaluer la mémoire à court terme verbale (MCTV) sont des tâches de rappel sériel immédiat (empan de chiffres ou de mots ... [more ▼]

En psychologie expérimentale et en neuropsychologie, les mesures classiques pour évaluer la mémoire à court terme verbale (MCTV) sont des tâches de rappel sériel immédiat (empan de chiffres ou de mots). Il a été démontré que cette même MCTV prédit les capacités de développement lexical, mais sur base d’une estimation de la MCTV à partir de tâches de répétition de non-mots. Même si ces deux procédures (répétition de non-mots, rappel sériel immédiat) sont censées mesurer la MCTV de façon équivalente, la répétition de non-mots recrute davantage de processus linguistiques tels que la segmentation phonologique et la coarticulation (Gathercole, 2006; Majerus, Van der Linden, Mulder, Meulemans, & Peters, 2004). Le but de cette étude est de déterminer dans quelle mesure ces deux types d’estimation de la MCTV sont des prédicteurs équivalents du développement lexical. Des tâches de rappel de syllabes présentées soit de manière sérielle (chaque syllabe étant séparée par une pause), soit de manière agglutinée (= répétition de non-mots) ont été administrées à des enfants de 4, 5, 6 et 8 ans (N=30 dans chaque groupe). Le niveau de vocabulaire a été évalué par le test EVIP (Dunn, Thériault-Whalen, & Dunn, 1993). Une analyse de variance sur les performances aux tâches de MCTV a montré un effet de l’âge (F(3,116)=26.87, p<.001) et un effet du type de tâche, avec de meilleures performances pour les syllabes présentées de façon agglutinée (F(1,116)=390.85, p<.001). Une analyse de régression sur le niveau de vocabulaire a indiqué qu’à la fois la répétition de non-mots et le rappel de séries de syllabes sont des prédicteurs significatifs, après contrôle de l’âge et du niveau intellectuel non-verbal. En outre, la répétition de non-mots reste un prédicteur significatif du niveau de vocabulaire après contrôle du rappel sériel de syllabes (Δ R²=.016). La relation inverse n’est pas significative. Cette étude montre que la répétition de non-mots et le rappel sériel immédiat ne reflètent pas des mesures identiques de la MCTV, et que la prédiction la plus robuste du niveau de vocabulaire est observée pour les tâches de MCTV recrutant un maximum de processus linguistiques. [less ▲]

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See detailL'influence de la fréquence d'occurrence sur l'abstraction des schémas de construction linguistiques chez les enfants dysphasiques
Leroy, Sandrine ULg; Moulin, Mélissa; Parisse, Christophe et al

Poster (2009, December 04)

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See detailPour une esthétique de la vérité: De Kant à Kant en passant par Bachelard
Pieron, Julien ULg

Conference (2009, December 04)

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See detailLower Carboniferous corals from the Zonguldak Area (Black Sea, Northwestern Turkey).
Denayer, Julien ULg

in PPMB-MVP meeting abstract book (2009, December 04)

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See detailLes conditions générales en droit de la construction
Kohl, Benoît ULg; Salzburger, Romain ULg

Conference (2009, December 03)

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See detailDescribing an emerging disease: A case of thrombocytopenic syndrome of the newborn calf
Theron, Léonard ULg; Vogin, Nathalie; Bayrou, Calixte ULg et al

in Maillard, R.; Navetat, H. (Eds.) European buiatrics forum 2009 (2009, December 03)

Since the last 5 years, a specific hemorrhagic syndrome of unknown etiology was described in young calves. This disease has a low incidence but a very high mortality rate. No etiology has been found yet ... [more ▼]

Since the last 5 years, a specific hemorrhagic syndrome of unknown etiology was described in young calves. This disease has a low incidence but a very high mortality rate. No etiology has been found yet, though many labs have already gathered lots of cases around Europe. For example, more than 200 cases in 170 farms in Germany, 60 cases in 40 farms were described in Gent’s veterinary faculty in Belgium. In France and in the United Kingdom, several cases have been recorded yet, in multiple different locations. As far as we know, the disease concern young calves aging between 10 and 30 days, from different breeds. Most calves present a purpura on multiple sites on skin, gums, eye sclera and ears. Hematology indicates severe anemia, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia with or without leukopenia. Necropsy indicates multiple hemorrhages in serous membranes on every abdominal viscera. Alfort’s veterinary faculty has described acute necrotizing hepatitis on one case in France. Those calves are BVDV and BTV negative both on antigen tests. In Liege’s veterinary faculty one live case was examined, from a modern farm with 160 calvings, and less than 5% of calf mortality per year. The farm had 3 hemorrhagic fatal cases during July 2009, of very quick evolution. From those, 2 were autopsied and diagnosed BVDV negative. The 20 days old calf had hyperthermia in the morning, received oxytetracycline in the farm and began bleeding at noon. As many of the described cases, the calf presented mild depression with hyperthermia and tachypnoea. Skin and ear purpura, gum hematoma, melena, hematuria and hemoglobinuria were noticed. Hematology revealed a severe anemia with decreased hematocrite due to a profound thrombocytopenia (4.79*109/l). Leukocytes formula also shown neutropenia (0.10*109/l) and a monocytosis (1.32*109/l). It resulted in a mild leukopenia (3.59*109/l). We also noticed hypogammaglobulinemia (2.92 g/l and 6.8% of total protein). This calf received an immune-suppressive treatment with a high dose of dexamethasone (0.64mg/kg), and a cover antimicrobial therapy (Enrofloxacine). A good evolution of the symptoms on day 2 was observed. Leukocyte formula had a normal answer to dexamethasone concerning the lymphocytes and neutrophils population. On day 6, blood formula was already stabilized, with increasing hematocrite from 12% on day 3 to 15%. Thrombocytes count has also increased to 58.20*109/l; leukocytes count was also back to normal with normal formula. Flow cytometric measures on the lymphocytes subpopulations indicated a subnormal Gamma-Delta and Natural Killer population, and a high number of apoptotic cells 12 hours after sampling. This syndrome can be linked to idiopathic thrombocytopenia in human newborn both regarding symptomatology and treatment answer. Though this data helps in the understanding of this pathology, it concerns only one animal and needs to be confirmed through further experiment on live cases. [less ▲]

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See detailAdding sound to movies: Historical trends and new challenges of 3D cinema
André, Cédric ULg; Embrechts, Jean-Jacques ULg; Verly, Jacques ULg

Conference (2009, December 03)

Very little research has been done so far in producing 3D sound and audio that are consistent with the 3D stereo video being viewed by the spectator. After a review of the currently used techniques for ... [more ▼]

Very little research has been done so far in producing 3D sound and audio that are consistent with the 3D stereo video being viewed by the spectator. After a review of the currently used techniques for theater sound reproduction, this talk presents new challenges of 3D cinema in terms of sound reproduction and analyse which known 3D audio techniques are able to tackle those challenges. [less ▲]

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See detailSecretion and maturation of toxins in the venom duct of Conustextile
Dobson, Rowan ULg; Corbesier, Corine; Collodoro, Mike et al

Conference (2009, December 02)

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See detailIdentification and Ranking of risk factors for somatic cell count economic penalty in 349 southern Belgium dairy farms
Theron, Léonard ULg; Humblet, Marie-France ULg; Delfosse, C. et al

in Maillard, R.; Navetat, H. (Eds.) European buiatrics forum 2009 (2009, December 02)

In Belgium, the main economic penalty accounted for bovine milk quality is the bulk milk somatic cell count geometric mean over 3 months reaching more than 400,000 cells/ml. Yet, it is still difficult to ... [more ▼]

In Belgium, the main economic penalty accounted for bovine milk quality is the bulk milk somatic cell count geometric mean over 3 months reaching more than 400,000 cells/ml. Yet, it is still difficult to make progress on udder health and milk quality because regional risks related to endemic farming practices are not broadly known. Hence, a first step in understanding specific udder health risks associated with herd management has to be a broad ecopathological survey. A random stratified sample of 349 dairy farms, representing 25% of producers registered for performance recording, was selected with a total of 16,000 cows. Thorough audits recording 400 farming practices were made in each farm by 2 different surveyors during milking. The practices were recorded across four categories: Herd structure, Housing, Milking practices and Herd Management (including Nutrition). Our chosen variable was the geometric mean of the herd composite somatic cell count from the last three months compared to the 400,000 cells/ml European threshold. The sample had a mean somatic cell count of 287,000 cells/ml following a normal distribution between 73,000 and 807,000 cells/ml. From 19 risk indicators identified through univariate logistic analysis (p<0.15), half were related to milking practices and 5 were underlined by significant odds-ratios (OR) found through multivariate logistic analysis (p<0.05). Therefore, it was found that cubicle housing had the least risk (OR= 0.59 compared with tightened stalls, OR= 0.42 compared with straw stalls); Presence of a calving pen (OR= 0.40), use of post-dipping (OR= 0.50) had a positive impact; whereas pre-dip had a negative impact in our study (OR= 3) though it was not clear if this routine was performed correctly. Stripping also had a bad impact on milk quality whether it was systematic (OR = 1.90) or occasional (OR = 2.43). It was also found that farms with poor milking liner hygiene had more trouble (OR = 2.34). The results were comparable to other ecopathological studies such as northern and southern American and European studies. This study is a prerequisite in operational veterinary advice in southern Belgium dairy farms, because it provides a cross-sectional study of dairy practices and states on major epidemiological risk factors in dairy management for this region. [less ▲]

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See detailMapping baseline soil content in pollutants in urbanized and industrialized areas in the Walloon region: development of a sampling methodology for the Pollusol 2 survey (SPAQuE)
Peirera, Benoit; Schneider, Arnaud; Titeux, Hugues et al

Conference (2009, December 02)

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See detailMapping of soil-sediment systems contaminations around a metal-ore smelter. The example of Cu in Lubumbashi (R.D. Congo)
Mpundu, Michel; Kaya Muyumba, Donato ULg; N'gongo, Michel et al

Conference (2009, December 02)

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See detailVIRTUAL MODEL OF THE CITY OF LIÈGE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
Billen, Roland ULg; Blain, Pascal; Donneau, Olivier et al

Conference (2009, December 01)

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See detailSaturn Auroral Movies from Cassini UVIS
Pryor, W. R.; Stewart, I.; Esposito, L. W. et al

in American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009 (2009, December 01)

Cassini's Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph (UVIS) continues to obtain Saturn auroral data. Two long slit spectral channels are used to obtain EUV data from 56.3-118.2 nm and FUV data from 111.5-191.3 nm ... [more ▼]

Cassini's Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph (UVIS) continues to obtain Saturn auroral data. Two long slit spectral channels are used to obtain EUV data from 56.3-118.2 nm and FUV data from 111.5-191.3 nm. 64 spatial pixels along each slit are combined with slit motion to construct spectral images of Saturn. Auroral emissions are seen from electron-excited molecular and atomic hydrogen. In 2007-2009 UVIS obtained data with the spacecraft well out of Saturn's ring plane, permitting UVIS to obtain a number of short movies of the rotating auroral structures. Selected movies will be presented with geometric overlays and in polar projections. In some movies a cusp-like feature is present near noon inside the oval. One movie from 2008 day 201 shows parallel linear features on the day side almost at right angles to the main auroral oval that appear, then lengthen, separate in the middle, and then fade away. Other movies show similar cusp-related structures that resemble the letter "Q" where a dynamical feature at right angles to the oval moves away from the cusp region. The 2008 day 201 movie also shows one bright "polar flare" inside the oval with a spectrally distinct signature indicating the presence of higher energy electrons. A few of the most recent images were obtained at sufficiently close range that 2 spacecraft slews were needed to completely cover the oval. These images provide almost 100 pixels of information across the oval and clearly show multiple arcs of emission on the main oval and scattered emissions inside the oval. Several frames show emissions associated with the footprint of the Enceladus field line. We will discuss these features, their locations, and possible interpretations. [less ▲]

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See detailThe use of an adapted model allows contributing to the “Reduction” of mice used in experimental protocols: the case of the apoE–deficient (apo E-/-) mice in a model of atherosclerosis control
Cherdon, Céline ULg; Rolin, Stéphanie; de Leval, Laurence ULg et al

Poster (2009, December 01)

Atherosclerosis is a chronic vascular disease whose development is influenced by several mediators 1. Among them, the prostanoids large family lipids generated from the metabolism of arachidonic acid by ... [more ▼]

Atherosclerosis is a chronic vascular disease whose development is influenced by several mediators 1. Among them, the prostanoids large family lipids generated from the metabolism of arachidonic acid by the action of COX includes various types of PGs and thromboxane. Thromboxane A2 and PGI2 are present in abnormally elevated concentration in atherosclerosis 2-3. To exert its effects TXA2 and its precursor PGH2 act at a specific receptor termed TP receptor 4. As a result, TXA2 synthase inhibitors and TP antagonists have been developed to reduce and to prevent TXA2 production and actions, respectively. The present study was undertaken in order to investigate whether BM-573, an original sulfonylurea derivate synthesized in our lab 5, and aspirin would be effective in preventing the progression of atherosclerosis in an apo E deficient mouse model. [less ▲]

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See detailAn initial investigation of the magnetosphere at a system level using auroral oval radius and ring current intensity as state variables
Milan, S. E.; Hutchinson, J.; Boakes, P. D. et al

Conference (2009, December 01)

One approach to understanding the magnetosphere at a system level is to select a number of magnetospheric state variables and to examine statistically their inter-relationships and the temporal evolution ... [more ▼]

One approach to understanding the magnetosphere at a system level is to select a number of magnetospheric state variables and to examine statistically their inter-relationships and the temporal evolution of the magnetosphere through state-space. This talk outlines a first attempt at such a study, using the radius of the auroral oval, a proxy for the open flux content of the magnetosphere, and the Sym-H index, a measure of the intensity of the ring current, as the primary state variables. Using observations from the two-year period June 2000 to May 2002, the response of the state of the magnetosphere to differing solar wind inputs, and the evolution of the system state during geomagnetic storms is investigated. Our main finding is a characteristic evolution of magnetospheric state through the initial, main, and recovery phases of geomagnetic storms. We discuss our findings within the context of the expanding/contracting polar cap paradigm, in terms of a modification of substorm onset conditions by the magnetic perturbation associated with the ring current. [less ▲]

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See detailVirtual model of the city of Liège in the eighteen century - "Virtual Leodium"
Billen, Roland ULg; Blain, Pascal ULg; Donneau, Olivier ULg et al

in Verly, Jacques (Ed.) Proceedings of 3D Stereo MEDIA 2009, International 3D Stereo Film and Technology Festival (3D Stereo MEDIA), Liège, Belgium, 1-3 Dec. 2009. (2009, December 01)

Virtual Leodium is a project aiming to scan and digitize a master piece of the collection of the University of Liège, the historical model of the city of Liège around 1730 realised by Gustave Ruhl. The ... [more ▼]

Virtual Leodium is a project aiming to scan and digitize a master piece of the collection of the University of Liège, the historical model of the city of Liège around 1730 realised by Gustave Ruhl. The two main originalities of the approach are to use a projected-fringes scanning technique and to generate a geo-database as a support for archaeological information. This interdisciplinary project gathers physicists, geomaticians, librarians, and archaeologists. [less ▲]

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See detailContinuous Characterization of Growth Phase Using Ground Optical and Magnetic Data
Connors, M. G.; Lerner, R.; Fillingim, M. O. et al

Conference (2009, December 01)

The growth phase of substorms is characterized by equatorward motion of the auroral oval as manifested by optical emissions and the electrojet currents detected on the ground through magnetic ... [more ▼]

The growth phase of substorms is characterized by equatorward motion of the auroral oval as manifested by optical emissions and the electrojet currents detected on the ground through magnetic perturbations. We will demonstrate the use of an inversion procedure for magnetic data that follows the optical borders detected in the CANOPUS Churchill meridian well. Multispectral meridian scanning photometry allows identification of 486 nm H-beta emission with the equatorward edge of the evening sector growth phase electrojet, consistent with downward field-aligned current at this location. The 630 nm and 557 nm emissions due to the precipitation of electrons are identified with the more poleward regions or the poleward border, and upward field-aligned current. While these results are already known, the use of magnetic data is a new way of continuously monitoring growth phase. The identifications are supported by satellite imaging from Image and POLAR in individual cases. Despite separation of the proton and electron emissions as observed from the ground, our results are consistent with the polar cap boundary determined using proton imaging by SI12 on Image. We have also confirmed precipitation region and FAC coincidence using FAST, and corrected the electrojet position when FAST did not fly directly over the ground array, based on imaging from the high altitude satellites. [less ▲]

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See detailInsect prenyltransferases: Characterization, roles in insect biology, and evolution
Cusson, Michel; Vandermoten, Sophie ULg; Barbar, Aline et al

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See detailFiscalité pour les juristes
Richelle, Isabelle ULg

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See detailEuropean military higher education: War-Integrated Learning
Paile, Sylvain ULg

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See detailA PDE viewpoint on basic properties of coordination algorithms with symmetries
Sarlette, Alain ULg; Sepulchre, Rodolphe ULg

in Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (2009, December)

Several recent control applications consider the coordination of subsystems through local interaction. Often the interaction has a symmetry in state space, e.g. invariance with respect to a uniform ... [more ▼]

Several recent control applications consider the coordination of subsystems through local interaction. Often the interaction has a symmetry in state space, e.g. invariance with respect to a uniform translation of all subsystem values. The present paper shows that in presence of such symmetry, fundamental properties can be highlighted by viewing the distributed system as the discrete approximation of a partial differential equation. An important fact is that the symmetry on the state space differs from the popular spatial invariance property, which is not necessary for the present results. The relevance of the viewpoint is illustrated on two examples: (i) ill-conditioning of interaction matrices in coordination/consensus problems and (ii) the string instability issue. [less ▲]

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See detailEl viaje a la luna de Juan Pérez Zúñiga: _Seis días fuera del mundo_
Ceballos Viro, Alvaro ULg

in López Pellisa, Teresa; Ángel Moreno, Fernando (Eds.) Ensayos sobre ciencia ficción y literatura fantástica (2009, December)

En 1905 el escritor festivo publicó una interesante parodia de la novela de H. G. Wells _First Men on the Moon_, que había sido traducida al español aquel mismo año. Esta parodia puede considerarse una ... [more ▼]

En 1905 el escritor festivo publicó una interesante parodia de la novela de H. G. Wells _First Men on the Moon_, que había sido traducida al español aquel mismo año. Esta parodia puede considerarse una muestra del interés que ya para entonces despertaba el novelista inglés en España. Ahora bien, el modo en que Pérez Zúñiga transforma el argumento de Wells es síntoma no sólo de una visión desencantada del mundo, sino también de un profundo escepticismo respecto de las virtudes de la ciencia. [less ▲]

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See detailSynchronization with partial state feedback on SO(n),
Lageman, Christian; Sarlette, Alain ULg; Sepulchre, Rodolphe ULg

in Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (2009, December)

This paper considers the problem of constructing a distributed feedback law to achieve synchronization for a group of k agents whose states evolve on SO(n) and which exchange only partial state ... [more ▼]

This paper considers the problem of constructing a distributed feedback law to achieve synchronization for a group of k agents whose states evolve on SO(n) and which exchange only partial state information along communication links. The partial state information is given by the action of the state on reference vectors in Rn. We propose a gradient based control law which achieves exponential local convergence to a synchronization configuration under a rank condition on a generalized Laplacian matrix. Furthermore, we discuss the case of time-varying reference vectors and provide a convergence result for this case. The latter helps reach synchronization, requiring less communication links and weaker conditions on the instantaneous reference vectors. Our methods are illustrated on an attitude synchronization problem where agents exchange only their relative positions observed in the respective body frames. [less ▲]

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See detailImplementing pedagogic strategies between vets and farmers to create synergies in udder health management: Project Mammipack®
Theron, Léonard ULg; Sustronck, Bart; Bertozzi, Carlo et al

Poster (2009, December)

Udder health is usually considered as a health and economic problem for farmers. We now consider that mastitis is the result of many factors related to the environment, the pathogen and the host. What may ... [more ▼]

Udder health is usually considered as a health and economic problem for farmers. We now consider that mastitis is the result of many factors related to the environment, the pathogen and the host. What may have been forgotten in the process is the fact that nowadays, the main interface with mastitis is the farmer, and their knowledge about mastitis is very heterogeneous. This reflexion has led to the creation of a technical and pedagogical pack called “Mammipack” which contains different tools, from all actors of the dairy chain. We included small charts explaining the most important risk factors identified through epidemiology, good dairy practices and its effect on milk flow, milking machine check-up, how-to for mastitis milk sample, a how-to for performance records use for udder health management, a resume on genetic selection of sires and mastitis, charts upon nutrition factors and their main effect on udder physiology during lactation and dry-off, resume on veterinary drugs good management in the farm. Small laminated sheets upon milk sampling for bacteriology and teats evaluation were also joined in order to be use in parlors, sterile sampling tubes were also given in the pack. A mastitis record pad was designed to record the main clinical forms and the treatment chosen. Eventually, the book Udder Health® was added to have a complete modern look on that problem in dairy farms. 25 farmers were selected on a voluntary base by 12 veterinarians, and they answered to questionnaires about their main practices regarding herd structure, mastitis treatment, and southern Belgium main 19 risk factors. They had to answer basic questions concerning udder health on 15 points. They agreed to keep a record of all next mastitis cases in their farms and take milk samples for bacteriology each time at day 0 and day 21 during 3 months. The main objective is to show to a group of dairy farmers that mastitis could take several different forms from one farm to another, in term of incidence, pathogens and clinical forms. One other purpose is to show the difficulty to have bacteriological cure, even when physical cure has happened. After all, one collateral objective was to create the Mammipack®, designed for farmers and vets to increase their ability to collaborate on mastitis management through most dairy chain actors’ expertise. [less ▲]

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See detailSplit rank of two-row cuts
Louveaux, Quentin ULg

Conference (2009, December)

A simple relaxation consisting of two rows of a simplex tableau is a mixed-integer set with two equations, two free integer variables, and nonnegative continuous variables. Recently, Andersen et al. and ... [more ▼]

A simple relaxation consisting of two rows of a simplex tableau is a mixed-integer set with two equations, two free integer variables, and nonnegative continuous variables. Recently, Andersen et al. and Cornuéjols and Margot showed that the facet- defining inequalities of this set are either split cuts or intersection cuts obtained from lattice-free triangles and quadrilaterals. From an example given by Cook et al. it is known that one particular class of facet-defining triangle inequality does not have finite split rank. In this paper we show that all other facet-defining triangle and quadrilateral inequalities have finite split rank. [less ▲]

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See detailControlling the phase of an oscillator: a phase response curve approach
Efimov, Denis; Sacré, Pierre ULg; Sepulchre, Rodolphe ULg

in Proceedings of the Joint 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference (2009, December)

The paper discusses elementary control strategies to control the phase of an oscillator. Both feedforward and feedback (P and PI) control laws are designed based on the phase response curve (PRC ... [more ▼]

The paper discusses elementary control strategies to control the phase of an oscillator. Both feedforward and feedback (P and PI) control laws are designed based on the phase response curve (PRC) calculated from the linearized model. The performance is evaluated on a popular model of circadian oscillations. [less ▲]

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See detailUnique parameter identification of a cardiovascular system model using feedback control
Hann, C. E.; Chase, J. G.; Desaive, Thomas ULg et al

in Proc. 7th Intl Conf on Control and Automation (ICCA09) (2009, December)

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See detailLa maîtrise des strongles gastro-intestinaux en élevage laitier: des pratiques souvent inappropriées.
Picron, Pascale ULg; Turlot, Amélie; Froidmont, Eric et al

Poster (2009, December)

Dans le contexte actuel de crise, le secteur laitier est en difficulté. Il devient alors essentiel de maîtriser les coûts liés à chaque phase d’élevage tout en optimisant la croissance des jeunes animaux ... [more ▼]

Dans le contexte actuel de crise, le secteur laitier est en difficulté. Il devient alors essentiel de maîtriser les coûts liés à chaque phase d’élevage tout en optimisant la croissance des jeunes animaux. La première mise à l’herbe est, dans ce cadre, une étape importante et sensible. Cependant, la méconnaissance de cet aspect de la part des éleveurs et le recours à des pratiques bien souvent inappropriées engendrent des frais superflus sans garantir de manière systématique l’état sanitaire du cheptel. [less ▲]

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See detailOne-piece zirconia implants : 18 months clinical outcomes.
VANHOUTTE, Vanessa ULg; LAMBERT, France ULg; ROMPEN, Eric ULg

Conference (2009, December)

Purpose : The aim of the present study was to evaluate prospectively the clinical outcomes of a prototype one-piece zirconia implants after a -18 month follow-up. Material and methods : 20 prototype one ... [more ▼]

Purpose : The aim of the present study was to evaluate prospectively the clinical outcomes of a prototype one-piece zirconia implants after a -18 month follow-up. Material and methods : 20 prototype one-piece zirconia implants were placed and immediately restored with provisional protheses. A flapless or a minimally invasive approach was used for every implant placement. Bone levels were recorded at baseline and -1 year. Surgical, biological and prosthetic complications were also assessed. Results : The study included 15 patients. Most of the implants (90%) were placed at the anterior maxilla. Six of the implant sites were previously augmented with autogenous bone block grafts, 8 were managed with socket preservation techniques, 3 implants were immediatly placed after extraction and one implant was placed simultanously with a guided bone regeneration. Insertion torque (> 30N/cm2) was reached for all implants. The implant survival and success rates reached respectively 100% and 95%. One implant abutment fractured at placement because of an excessive insertion torque (> 50 N/cm2). No further complication occurred. Conclusion : From the preliminary results of this prospective clinical study, one-piece zirconia implants seem to success after 1 year despite they were often placed in critical clinical situtations (bone augmentations) and immediately restored. Further follow-up is needed to evaluate the long-term outcomes. [less ▲]

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See detailNetworking health care practitioners and occupational prevention services for early rehabilitation of low back pain workers
Mairiaux, Philippe ULg; Creytens, Guido; Delaruelle, Dirk et al

in Archives of Public Health (2009, December), 67(2009-Supplément 2), 60-61

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See detailLa vie personnelle du salarié
Kefer, Fabienne ULg; Maisetti, Perrine

in Renchon,, Jean-Louis (Ed.) Les droits de la personnalité (2009, December)

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See detailEstimation des effets du gène culard sur les caractères de production laitière au sein du rameau Blanc Bleu Belge de type mixte
Colinet, Frédéric ULg; Gengler, Nicolas ULg

in 16ièmes Rencontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 2 et 3 Décembre 2009 (2009, December)

Le rameau Blanc Bleu Belge de type mixte (BBm) est apprécié pour sa rusticité, sa longévité, une bonne santé ainsi que pour ses bonnes performances de reproduction. Une délétion de 11 paires de base ... [more ▼]

Le rameau Blanc Bleu Belge de type mixte (BBm) est apprécié pour sa rusticité, sa longévité, une bonne santé ainsi que pour ses bonnes performances de reproduction. Une délétion de 11 paires de base (allèle mh) au sein du gène de la myostatine engendre le syndrome d’hypertrophie musculaire (plus connu sous le nom de type culard ; d’ailleurs, cet allèle mh est souvent appelé le gène culard). Bien que cet allèle mh soit très présent au sein du rameau Blanc Bleu Belge de type viandeux, seulement 41 et 39 % des animaux BBm sont respectivement mh/mh et mh/+. <br />Etant donné l’importance des effets du gène culard sur la conformation viandeuse des animaux et de son rôle potentiel indirect en production laitière, il nous a semblé intéressant de tenir compte de sa présence lors de l’évaluation génétique des animaux BBm. Néanmoins, il n’est pas envisageable et concevable de génotyper tous les individus de la population BBm. Dès lors, il a fallu modifier légèrement le modèle mixte utilisé pour pouvoir y incorporer ce génotype connu pour certains animaux. La méthodologie ici présentée permet l’estimation simultanée des effets polygéniques (plus connus sous le terme « valeur d’élevage », VE) et de l’effet du gène culard. [less ▲]

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See detailAddressing the Legacy Costs in Introducing NDC
Jousten, Alain ULg; Holzmann, Robert

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See detailLe pneumopéritoine aggrave l'ischémie hépatique lors du clampage hilaire dans un modèle porcin
Nsadi, Berthier; Gilson, Nathalie; Pire, E. et al

in Journal de Chirurgie (2009, December), 146

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See detailResolving the Noxious Effect of Churn on Internet Coordinate Systems
Gueye, Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba ULg; Leduc, Guy ULg

in Lectures Notes in Computer Science (2009, December), 5918

Internet Coordinate Systems (ICS) provide easy and practical latency predictions in the Internet. However, peer dynamics (i.e, churn), which is an in- herent property of peer-to-peer (P2P) systems ... [more ▼]

Internet Coordinate Systems (ICS) provide easy and practical latency predictions in the Internet. However, peer dynamics (i.e, churn), which is an in- herent property of peer-to-peer (P2P) systems, affects the accuracy of such sys- tems. This paper addresses the problem of churn in an ICS without landmarks, like Vivaldi. We propose a framework to assess the robustness of such an ICS in the presence of churn, and evaluate two models for handling churn. The key idea is to reactively recover lost neighbours, either by picking new nodes at random, or by selecting a new one among the node’s two-hop neighbours, while maintaining high reliability and low communication overhead. We then show by simulations that our models mitigate the impact of churn, and lead to a good accuracy com- pared to an instance of an ICS running without churn. [less ▲]

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See detailLarge Margin Classification with the Progressive Hedging Algorithm
Defourny, Boris ULg; Wehenkel, Louis ULg

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Several learning algorithms in classification and structured prediction are formulated as large scale optimization problems. We show that a generic iterative reformulation and resolving strategy based on ... [more ▼]

Several learning algorithms in classification and structured prediction are formulated as large scale optimization problems. We show that a generic iterative reformulation and resolving strategy based on the progressive hedging algorithm from stochastic programming results in a highly parallel algorithm when applied to the large margin classification problem with nonlinear kernels. We also underline promising aspects of the available analysis of progressive hedging strategies. [less ▲]

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See detailDynamique d’expansion du Pic mar (Dendrocopos medius) en Belgique
Lehaire, François ULg

in Acte du 33 ième Colloque francophone d’ornithologie (2009, December)

Middle Spotted Woodpecker is one of the key species for which understanding the relationship with its habitat can have important implications for improving biodiversity-friendly management of hardwood ... [more ▼]

Middle Spotted Woodpecker is one of the key species for which understanding the relationship with its habitat can have important implications for improving biodiversity-friendly management of hardwood forests. This species is considered as an indicator of a forest ecosystem comprising a high proportion of mature trees and a botanical composition chiefly associated with oaks. For the last two decades, the Middle Spotted Woodpecker distribution range is expanding remarkably in the Walloon Region while, in contrast, other populations are either decreasing in the south-east of Europe or remain stable elsewhere in Europe. The study of this expansion range within the Walloon Region and of the forest habitats used therein is necessary to better assess the ecological requirements of the species. Based on more than 3,000 location data collected in the framework of the Atlas of breeding birds between 2001 and 2007, our study aimed at comparing forest habitats occupied by Middle Spotted Wood peckers between three geographically distinct areas, defined on the basis of the temporal evolution of the species’ distribution in the Walloon Region: the old distribution range, described from 1973-1977 and corresponding to the Ardennes and the Lorraine regions (southern Belgium), the transition range, defined in 1991-1992 and corresponding to the Fagne-Famenne region, and the expansion range, described in 2001-2007 and corresponding to the area colonized further north in the Loess region and Condroz. Overall, 418 woodpecker locations were crossed with 41 forest habitat variables available as part of the Regional Forest Inventory of the Walloon Region (IPRFW). Preliminary results suggest that, in agreement with previously known environmental requirements, forest stands presenting high densities in oak trees have been colonized by the Middle Spotted Woodpecker during its recent range expansion. However, the species is also expanding towards areas with a lower proportion of beech trees compared to the old distribution range, with a marked preference for forest stands presenting high tree diversity. We conclude that the Middle Spotted Woodpecker may exhibit a certain flexibility regarding its habitats requirements in Walloon forests, which led us to suggest several recommendations aimed at promoting the conservation of the species and of the forest biodiversity in general. [less ▲]

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See detailLe rôle des représentations dans l’apprentissage des étudiants Erasmus
Meunier, Deborah ULg

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See detailpCO2 in sea ice and CO2 fluxes estimates: where do we stand today?
Tison, J.; Delille, Bruno ULg; Papakyriakou, T. N. et al

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See detailConsensus on homogeneous manifolds
Sarlette, Alain ULg; Sepulchre, Rodolphe ULg

in Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (2009, December)

The present paper considers distributed consensus algorithms for agents evolving on a connected compact homogeneous (CCH) manifold. The agents track no external reference and communicate their relative ... [more ▼]

The present paper considers distributed consensus algorithms for agents evolving on a connected compact homogeneous (CCH) manifold. The agents track no external reference and communicate their relative state according to an interconnection graph. The paper first formalizes the consensus problem for synchronization (i.e. maximizing the consensus) and balancing (i.e. minimizing the consensus); it thereby introduces the induced arithmetic mean, an easily computable mean position on CCH manifolds. Then it proposes and analyzes various consensus algorithms on manifolds: natural gradient algorithms which reach local consensus equilibria; an adaptation using auxiliary variables for almost-global synchronization or balancing; and a stochastic gossip setting for global synchronization. It closes by investigating the dependence of synchronization properties on the attraction function between interacting agents on the circle. The theory is also illustrated on SO(n) and on the Grassmann manifolds. [less ▲]

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See detailVers des usages efficaces des ressources telles celles de l'UOH dans nos institutions: pistes pédagogiques, technologiques et institutionnelles.
Poumay, Marianne ULg

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« Une vidéo, un texte, une présentation powerpoint ou un quizz sont autant de supports à l'apprentissage pour nos étudiants. L'usage de ces "objets", quelle que soit leur origine mais à plus forte raison ... [more ▼]

« Une vidéo, un texte, une présentation powerpoint ou un quizz sont autant de supports à l'apprentissage pour nos étudiants. L'usage de ces "objets", quelle que soit leur origine mais à plus forte raison lorsque ces objets sont externes, nécessite cependant une réflexion institutionnelle, technique et pédagogique si nous voulons qu'ils participent efficacement à l'apprentissage de nos étudiants. Au niveau institutionnel, les enseignants doivent se sentir soutenus dans leurs efforts d'amélioration de leurs enseignements et des formations/accompagnements doivent exister pour ceux qui souhaitent améliorer leur pratique. Au niveau technique, des outils doivent être choisis et promus de façon à ne pas imposer à chaque enseignant une comparaison des formules existantes. Poser des choix et en informer les enseignants tout en leur laissant une grande flexibilité dans l’adoption d’outils alternatifs faciliteront l’extension de l’usage des objets. Au niveau pédagogique, les objets externes doivent être intégrés dans des parcours (des cours en ligne ou des successions d'activités) au même titre que les objets conçus par les enseignants eux-mêmes : des consignes claires renseigneront l'étudiant sur ce qu'il est supposé faire de ces objets (simplement les parcourir ? Ou soumettre une production en rapport avec ces objets? De quel type ? En groupe ou de façon individuelle?...), les activités correspondant aux objectifs du cours ou à la carte des compétences à développer pour le cours en question. Quel que soit le niveau auquel on se place, l’information aux enseignants est cruciale. En effet, s’ils ne connaissent pas l’existant, les enseignants auront bien du mal à modifier leurs pratiques pour faire place à cet existant. Il nous faut relayer les choix institutionnels, informer sur les outils et les bases d’objets existantes et illustrer leurs usages les plus efficaces. Le défi est essentiellement d’ordre pédagogique car utiliser de tels objets suppose un enseignant ouvert à la remise en question, un cours bien articulé, actif et dynamique, et souvent des trajectoires partiellement individualisées ainsi que des composants en ligne. L’évolution de nos pratiques est en cours, le métier d’enseignant se transforme, il revient à nos institutions de soutenir ces transformations. » [less ▲]

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See detailAn interactive and real-time 3D auralization system for room acoustics (the AURALIAS project)
Bos, Lionel ULg; Embrechts, Jean-Jacques ULg

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See detailUnemployment and retirement in a model with age-specific heterogeneity
Lefebvre, Mathieu ULg

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This paper presents a model where young and old workers compete for one type of jobs in the presence of retirement opportunity. Within this framework, we show that increased retirement opportunities (such ... [more ▼]

This paper presents a model where young and old workers compete for one type of jobs in the presence of retirement opportunity. Within this framework, we show that increased retirement opportunities (such as early retirement) has most of the time a depressing impact on the unemployment rate. Indeed the number of vacancies posted by fi rms is influenced by the probability that an old worker is going into retirement. We show that the degree to which younger workers are influenced by retirement of older workers depends on the relative productivity of young and older workers. It is only when older workers are much more productive than young workers that retirement may bene fit to unemployment. [less ▲]

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Mélon, Marc-Emmanuel ULg

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See detailMitral valve dynamics in a closed-loop model of the cardiovascular system
Paeme, Sabine ULg; Chase, J. Geoffrey; Hann, christopher et al

in Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux. Pratique (2009, December), hors série 1

A cardiovascular and circulatory system (CVS) model has been validated in silico, and in several animal model studies. It accounts for valve dynamics by means of Heaviside function to simulate “open on ... [more ▼]

A cardiovascular and circulatory system (CVS) model has been validated in silico, and in several animal model studies. It accounts for valve dynamics by means of Heaviside function to simulate “open on pressure, close on flow” law. Thus, it does not consider the real time scale of the valve aperture and thus doesn’t fully capture valve dysfunction. This work describes a new coupled model of the cardiovascular system that accounts for progressive mitral valve aperture. Simulations show good correlation with physiologically expected results for healthy or diseased valves. The large number of valve model parameters indicates a need for emerging, lighter and minimal mitral valve models that are readily identifiable to achieve full benefit in real-time use. These results suggest a further use of this model to track, diagnose and control valves pathologies. [less ▲]

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See detailVirgin and Politics: Marian Worship within the Society of Jesus
Delfosse, Annick ULg

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See detailInterprétation de la sérologie infectieuse: la Maladie de Lyme.
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See detailComment confirmer et gérer les myopathies?
Votion, Dominique ULg; Van Galen, Gaby ULg

in 25ème journée d’étude de la Belgian Equine Practitioners Society (BEPS) (2009, November 28)

Les rhabdomyolyses (i.e. myopathies avec destruction de fibres musculaires striées) sont des causes fréquentes d’intolérance à l’effort et dans le cas de la myopathie atypique, la gravité du mécanisme ... [more ▼]

Les rhabdomyolyses (i.e. myopathies avec destruction de fibres musculaires striées) sont des causes fréquentes d’intolérance à l’effort et dans le cas de la myopathie atypique, la gravité du mécanisme pathologique conduit presque inéluctablement au décès de l’animal. Que la myopathie soit induite par l’exercice ou qu’elle résulte d’une cause inconnue, il est primordial de confirmer rapidement l’existence d’un processus de lyse musculaire afin de le circonscrire et ultérieurement, de prévenir les récidives. Cet écrit reprend les éléments clés du diagnostic des myopathies accompagnées de rhabdomyolyse. Ce diagnostic repose essentiellement sur le signalement, l’anamnèse, les signes cliniques, un examen clinique approfondi et des examens complémentaires ciblés. La conduite à tenir face à un cas probable de myopathie est décrite en prenant soin de distinguer les myopathies dites d’exercice, la myopathie atypique et la myopathie associée à une infection à Streptococcus equi. Les mesures pour prévenir les myopathies et/ ou leurs récidives sont à nouveau distinguées selon le type de myopathie. De nouvelles techniques d’investigation des myopathies viennent d’être validées. A terme, elles devraient permettre une meilleure compréhension des processus physiopathologiques avec pour résultats une meilleure gestion clinique et une meilleure prévention des récidives. [less ▲]

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Votion, Dominique ULg; Van Galen, Gaby ULg

in 25ème journée d’étude de la Belgian Equine Practitioners Society (BEPS), (2009, November 28)

Rhabdomyolyse (dit wil zeggen een myopathie met destructie van de dwarsgestreepte spiervezels) is een veel voorkomende oorzaak voor het niet goed presteren van het paard. In het geval van atypische ... [more ▼]

Rhabdomyolyse (dit wil zeggen een myopathie met destructie van de dwarsgestreepte spiervezels) is een veel voorkomende oorzaak voor het niet goed presteren van het paard. In het geval van atypische myopathie leidt het door de ernst van het pathologische mechanisme zelfs voor het merendeel van de gevallen tot de dood van het paard. Of de myopathie nu wordt geïnduceerd door inspanning of dat ze het resultaat is van een onbekende oorzaak, het blijft primordiaal om snel het bestaan van spiercellyse vast te stellen om het te kunnen inperken en later recidieven te kunnen vermijden. Deze tekst vat de sleutelelementen samen om de diagnose te stellen van een myopathie die samengaat met rhabdomyolyse. Deze diagnose berust essentieel op het signalement, de anamnese, de klinische symptomen, een diepgaand klinisch onderzoek, en gerichte complementaire onderzoeken. Wat u moet doen als u geconfronteerd wordt met een geval verdacht van myopathie is beschreven op een manier waarop atypische myopathie wordt gescheiden van myopathiën geïnduceerd door inspanning en myopathiën geassocieerd aan een Streptococcus equi infectie. Ook de methodes om de myopathie en/of recidieven te voorkomen worden beschreven naargelang het type myopathie. Zeer recent zijn er nieuwe technieken gevalideerd om myopathiën te onderzoeken en op termijn zouden zij ervoor moeten zorgen dat de physiopathologische processen beter worden begrepen met als gevolg een betere klinische opvolging van de gevallen en een betere preventie van recidieven. [less ▲]

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See detailThe quest for the Holy Grail. Longing for Alpha in Sinuhe
Winand, Jean ULg

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Blavier, Adelaïde ULg; Darras, B.

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See detailMultidisciplinary study of the trophic diversity and functional role of amphipod crustaceans associated to Posidonia oceanica meadows
Michel, Loïc ULg; Lepoint, Gilles ULg; Gobert, Sylvie ULg et al

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Posidonia oceanica is a seagrass endemic to the Mediterranean Sea, and is able to form large monospecific areas, called meadows. These meadows are critical features of the Mediterranean coastal zones, and ... [more ▼]

Posidonia oceanica is a seagrass endemic to the Mediterranean Sea, and is able to form large monospecific areas, called meadows. These meadows are critical features of the Mediterranean coastal zones, and are of great ecologic and economic importance. Posidonia oceanica meadows shelter high biomasses and biodiversities of amphipod crustaceans. In other temperate meadows, such as Atlantic Zostera marina meadows, the amphipods play an important part in the functioning of the ecosystem, notably in organic matter transfers from producers to higher level consumers. However, the situation in Posidonia oceanica meadows remains unclear, due to the lack of precise studies, and little is known about the trophic ecology of amphipods. In this context, our research is structured in three main tasks. We chose the Calvi Bay (NW Corsica, France) as a study site, and sampling is undertaken from the STARESO research station (University of Liège, Belgium). First, we study the exact composition of the amphipod community, as well as its temporal variation at diel and seasonal scale. This task is based on in situ collection of samples using three methods: the hand-towed net, litter collection and light traps. Completion of this task will allow us to have accurate and reliable data, taken on our study site, concerning the abundance and specific diversity of amphipods associated with P. oceanica meadows. The second task is a reconstruction of the diet of the studied animals. Indeed, amphipods from P. oceanica meadows are usually regarded as vegetal epiphytes grazers, or generalist detritivores, but few studies focus on the interspecific trophy diversity, or on the importance of alternative food sources. Our approach relies on in situ sampling of amphipods and potential food items. The techniques used combine traditional methods (gut content observation) and use of trophic markers, such as measurements of C and N stable isotope rations and fatty acid composition analysis. Finally, we use in vitro and in situ microcosms experiments to evaluate the impact of amphipod feeding activity on the ecosystem functioning, and more precisely on the dynamics of the epiphyte cover. By quantifying this interaction, our purpose is to put back the results obtained in the first two parts into a wider context, the functioning of the Posidonia oceanica meadow as an ecosystem. Thus, by combining in situ sampling and in vitro experimentation, and by combining traditional and innovating techniques, we hope, at the end of this research, to enhance the knowledge of the trophic diversity and the functional role of amphipod crustaceans associated with Mediterranean Posidonia meadows. [less ▲]

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See detailModeling and observation of an upwelling filament off Cape Ghir (NW~Africa) during the CAIBEX campaign
Troupin, Charles ULg; Arístegui, Javier; Barton, Eric Desmond et al

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Troupin, Charles ULg; Arístegui, Javier; Barton, Eric Desmond et al

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See detailVariations in sound production in <i>Dascyllus flavicaudus<i>
Kever, Loïc ULg; Lecchini, David; Parmentier, Eric ULg

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Dyc, Christelle ULg; Bouquegneau, Jean-Marie ULg; Debier, Cathy et al

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See detailCan we use exergy index and the microbenthic loop as indicators of perturbations in Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile meadows?
Pete, Dorothée ULg; Lenartz, Fabian ULg; Velimirov, Branko et al

Poster (2009, November 27)

Nowadays, many anthropogenic perturbations threaten the Mediterranean Sea. Posidonia oceanica , its endemic phanerogam, is often used as a pollution descriptor. Unfortunately, it does not react very fast ... [more ▼]

Nowadays, many anthropogenic perturbations threaten the Mediterranean Sea. Posidonia oceanica , its endemic phanerogam, is often used as a pollution descriptor. Unfortunately, it does not react very fast because of its low turnover rate (i.e. 1.5y-1). To solve that problem, this project proposes to use the microbenthic loop (meiofauna, bacteria, microphytobenthos and organic matter) of this important coastal ecosystem to detect anthropogenic pollutions earlier, because its components may react more rapidly than the posidonia plant. Every components of the loop are investigated and characterized, in order to determine their reactions to perturbations and use them in the calculation of the exergy index. This index comes from the thermodynamic theory of ecosystems and expresses the distance of an ecosystem, at a given state, from its equilibrium. The higher this index, the closer from its optimum state (climax) the ecosystem is. To calculate it, the biomass of each part of the studied ecosystem, weighted by a factor called β, is needed. This factor is estimated on a genetic basis and given in Jørgensen et al. (2005). The final aim of this project is to show if the exergy index can be used in the Mediterranean Sea as a tool in monitoring strategies, specifically in the sedimentary compartment of P. oceanica meadows. To realise these goals, a reference meadow was chosen near the research station STARESO (STAtion de REcherches Sous-marines et Oceanographiques) in Calvi Bay (Corsica, France). This meadow is studied since the 80’s and its good state of health is proven. Seasonal, spatial (small scale) and bathymetric variations in the microbenthic loop are studied there since 2007, by sediment cores (diameter=4.7cm, length=10cm). Those results are compared for 2008 with the patterns observed in a supposed perturbed site, situated close to a fish farm, in Calvi Bay too. In situ experiments were also led in summer 2009. During three months, a shading experiment and an enrichment of the sediment with sediment coming from under the aquaculture (once a week) were performed. Those experiments aimed to understand reactions of the microbenthic loop to those kinds of perturbations, that are often occurring close to a fish farm. Up to now, that study has led to a better understanding of seasonal and bathymetric patterns in the microbenthic loop of P. oceanica. The most important result obtained is the existence of an important spatial heterogeneity at small scale in that ecosystem. This phenomenon must absolutely be taken into account in every study based on the sediment in P. oceanica meadows. [less ▲]

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See detailCharacterization of modern Prussian blue pigments by Mössbauer spectroscopy and synchrotron radiation
Samain, Louise ULg; Silversmit, Geert; Sougrati, Moulay T. et al

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Lafontaine, Dominique ULg; Blondin, Christiane ULg

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See detailDie deutsche "Westforschung" zwischen Weimar und Bonn: Kontinuitäten und Brüche am Beispiel der Biographie von Franz Thedieck
Brüll, Christoph ULg

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Die deutsche „Westforschung“ zwischen Weimar und Bonn: Kontinuitäten und Brüche am Beispiel der Biographie von Franz Thedieck Vorstellung des Post-Dok-Projekts in der transnationalen Doktorandenschule – ... [more ▼]

Die deutsche „Westforschung“ zwischen Weimar und Bonn: Kontinuitäten und Brüche am Beispiel der Biographie von Franz Thedieck Vorstellung des Post-Dok-Projekts in der transnationalen Doktorandenschule – Saarbrücken 26.-27.11.2009 – Dr. Christoph Brüll (FNRS-ULg) Für jene Wissenschaftler und Funktionäre, die im Rahmen der deutschen „Westforschung“ ihre Energie und Kompetenz in den Dienst politischer Aspirationen einer deutschen Hegemonie gestellt hatten und damit dazu beitrugen, aus den Geisteswissenschaften „Legitimationswissenschaften“ (Peter Schöttler) zu machen, bedeutete das Ende der deutschen Besatzungsherrschaft auch eine biographische Zäsur. Anhand eines plurimethodischen Ansatzes aus Politik-, Mentalitäts-, Institutionen- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte werden die Strategien dieser Universitätsforscher und Karrierebeamten analysiert, in der direkten Nachkriegszeit die Entnazifizierung zu überstehen, alte Netzwerke an die neuen Zeiten anzupassen und Diskurse dem neuen Umfeld der jungen Bundesrepublik anzupassen. Im Mittelpunkt steht dabei die Person von Franz Thedieck (1900-1995) einem Juristen, der als Mitglied der Zentrums-Partei in den zwanziger Jahren als Sonderbeauftragter des Preußischen Innenministeriums und in der NS-Zeit als Reichsbeauftragter die Volkstumspolitik in Eupen-Malmedy koordinierte. Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs amtierte er als Oberkriegsverwaltungsrat in der Brüsseler Militärverwaltung, wo er die Kulturpolitik mitbestimmte und die Beziehungen zum belgischen Hochklerus gewährleistete. 1943 wurde er wegen „Begünstigung katholischer Interessen“ entlassen und in die Wehrmacht eingezogen. Nach Kriegsende bemühte er sich um Aufnahme in die Kölner Stadtverwaltung, gehörte zu den Gründern der CDU und wurde 1949 Staatssekretär im Ministerium für Gesamtdeutsche Fragen. Nach seiner Pensionierung leitete er die Adenauer-Stiftung und den Deutschlandfunk. Auf der Basis dieser Eckdaten geht der Vortrag der Frage nach, wie man Kontinuitäten und Brüche einer solchen Biographie in die deutsche (und belgische) Geschichte des 20. Jahrhundert einordnen kann. [less ▲]

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Terwagne, Denis ULg; Gilet, Tristan ULg; Vandewalle, Nicolas ULg et al

Conference (2009, November 23)

A compound drop is made of a millimetric water drop encapsulated by an oil shell. They are obtained by merging one drop of each component (water and oil). Afterwards, they are laid on a high viscosity oil ... [more ▼]

A compound drop is made of a millimetric water drop encapsulated by an oil shell. They are obtained by merging one drop of each component (water and oil). Afterwards, they are laid on a high viscosity oil bath which is vertically vibrated. When the forcing acceleration is higher than a given threshold, compound drops can bounce on the surface. We show that above a second threshold some oil contained in the shell enters in the inner water droplet. In a second experiment, we drop the compound droplet on the oil bath at rest. We can determine the range of impact speed in which capillary waves developed on the surface are able to generate an oil drop (coming from the shell) in the water drop. When the bouncing trajectories of the droplets are analyzed a correlation between the emulsion threshold and the static analysis can be made. [less ▲]

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See detailSemantic enrichment in the archaeological field: the case of Calakmul
Van Ruymbeke, Muriel ULg; Billen, Roland ULg; Cutting-Decelle, Anne-Françoise

Conference (2009, November 23)

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See detailClassical and Realtime ImmunoPCR: Uses and limits
Elmoualij, Benaïssa ULg

in QPCR congress (2009, November 22)

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See detailLes politiques publiques culturelles face aux défis économiques et financiers
Husson, Jean-François ULg

Conference (2009, November 20)

As "co-rapporteur" on economic and financial aspects of cultural policies, I presented some arguments on the financing of cultural institutions, through market mechanisms, budgetary allocations or non ... [more ▼]

As "co-rapporteur" on economic and financial aspects of cultural policies, I presented some arguments on the financing of cultural institutions, through market mechanisms, budgetary allocations or non budgetary public resources. My colleage M.C. Steckel dealt with mainly legal aspects. [less ▲]

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See detailLa teoría del juego según Johan Huizinga y los estereotipos de la guerra.
Vanden Berghe, Kristine ULg

Conference (2009, November 19)

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See detailConférence de clôture
Servais, Christine ULg

Conference (2009, November 19)

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See detailIMMUNOCAP© ISAC: INTEREST IN ALLERGY DIAGNOSIS
Gadisseur, Romy ULg; Chapelle, Jean-Paul ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg

Poster (2009, November 19)

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See detailCRD and technical validation of ImmunoCAPISAC
Gadisseur, Romy ULg; Chapelle, Jean-Paul ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg

Conference (2009, November 19)

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See detailFunctionlization and grafting of polylactide by click chemistry
Riva, Raphaël ULg; Croisier, Florence ULg; Jérôme, Christine ULg et al

Conference (2009, November 19)

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See detailBench-scale Production of Biopolyesters from waste glycerol
Cavalheiro, J.M; de Almeida, Catarina; Cesario, Teresa et al

Poster (2009, November 18)

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See detailChancen erneuerbarer Energien - Abschätzung mittels globaler Bilanzen
Kopriwa, Nicole; Pfennig, Andreas ULg

Conference (2009, November 18)

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See detailAlignement et optimisation d'un simulateur solaire d'une configuration de 1SC à une configuration à 10SC.
De Rauw, Dominique ULg; Mazy, Emmanuel ULg; Stockman, Yvan ULg et al

Conference (2009, November 18)

Ce papier décrit les tâches réalisées dans le cadre d’un projet de modification du simulateur solaire de l’ESA afin de l’adapter et le faire passer d’une configuration où le flux est de une constante ... [more ▼]

Ce papier décrit les tâches réalisées dans le cadre d’un projet de modification du simulateur solaire de l’ESA afin de l’adapter et le faire passer d’une configuration où le flux est de une constante solaire vers une configuration à 10 constantes solaires. Nous exposons les tâches réalisées par le Centre Spatial de Liège en ce qui concerne la modélisation et la simulation des configurations ainsi que les éléments mis au point pour l’alignement des miroirs du simulateur solaire et pour la mesure d’uniformité de flux. [less ▲]

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See detailNovel pH-responsive copolymers for smart drug carriers
Jérôme, Christine ULg

Conference (2009, November 18)

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