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See detailRisk management in Ivory Coast: case study of population evictions in Port-Bouët, Abidjan
Comoe, Boua Raymond; Ozer, Pierre ULiege

Conference (2017, December 11)

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See detailSparselizard - the user friendly finite element c++ library
Halbach, Alexandre ULiege

Software (2017)

This is the documentation for sparselizard - the user friendly finite element c++ library

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See detailReflexive Games, Distant Play: Challenging Immersion
Barnabé, Fanny ULiege

Scientific conference (2017, December 08)

Immersion is an omnipresent concept in the field of video games: it appears in the players’ debates, in the discourses of the industry, in the press and in the academic research. For developers and ... [more ▼]

Immersion is an omnipresent concept in the field of video games: it appears in the players’ debates, in the discourses of the industry, in the press and in the academic research. For developers and journalists, immersion is a recurrent promise repeated at every technological turn: the promise that, one day, technology will allow us to literally enter the fictional worlds. In the academic field, the term is also at the centre of many works: researchers in game studies frequently use the concept of immersion to describe the playing activity as a “diving” into a video game universe. However, this notion gives rise to several epistemological issues. First, the word immersion continues to convey negative preconceptions against play and fiction, keeping alive the idea that they are alienating practices. Secondly, in the video games domain, the concept is extremely vague and shape-shifting. Besides, researchers rarely question the desirability of the immersion state: it is most often postulated as the purpose and as the enviable horizon of any gaming practice. As a consequence, the concepts of immersion, fun, pleasure and even of play end up getting confused and superimposed into the theories. This paper will defend the idea that it is necessary to escape from the theoretical paradigm of “immersion”: on the one hand, because it presents some incompatibility with the theories of play, and, on the other hand, because it prevents us from describing the many other forms of relationship that players can have with games. [less ▲]

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See detailTourbières d'altitude en Haute Savoie
Streel, Maurice ULiege; David, Fernand; Roche, Emile ULiege et al

Conference (2017, December 08)

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See detailSouth American miospore evolution, from their first appearance up to the Early Devonian
Steemans, Philippe ULiege; Garcia Muro, VJ; Gerrienne, Philippe ULiege et al

Conference (2017, December 08)

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See detailFirst spore data of the Upper Devonian Bolloncillos Formation (NE Iberian Peninsula)
Cascales-Miñana, Borja ULiege; Steemans, Philippe ULiege; Rial, G et al

Conference (2017, December 08)

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See detailMiscellanea palaeontologica 2017
Steemans, Philippe ULiege; Gerrienne, Philippe ULiege

Book published by University of Liège (2017)

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See detailInteractions between stereotype threat, subjective aging, and memory in older adults
Marquet, Manon ULiege; Missotten, Pierre ULiege; Dardenne, Benoît ULiege et al

in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition (2017)

This study examined whether the effects of stereotype threat on memory and subjective age were moderated by positive age stereotypes and self-perceptions of aging among older adults. Perceived threat as a ... [more ▼]

This study examined whether the effects of stereotype threat on memory and subjective age were moderated by positive age stereotypes and self-perceptions of aging among older adults. Perceived threat as a mechanism underlying these effects was also explored. Results showed that stereotype threat (high vs. low threat) did not affect the dependent variables. Moreover, self-perceptions of aging did not moderate the effect of stereotype threat on the dependent variables. However, for people with more positive age stereotypes, older people under high threat perceived more threat than people under low threat. This could be explained by an effect of age stereotypes in the high-threat group: the more positive age stereotypes held by participants, the more they perceived threat, which in turn decreased their memory performance and made them feel mentally older. We hypothesized that age group identity is stronger in people with more positive age stereotypes, which increase perceived threat. [less ▲]

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See detailEpidemiology of urolithiasis in Liège according to morpho-constitutional classification
Castiglione, Vincent ULiege

Conference (2017, December 08)

Background Stone components are various and influenced by acquired and inherited factors. Hence we describe the distribution of stone composition in Belgium according to age and sex. Methods We ... [more ▼]

Background Stone components are various and influenced by acquired and inherited factors. Hence we describe the distribution of stone composition in Belgium according to age and sex. Methods We retrospectively reviewed 1869 urinary stones analyzed between 2010 and 2013 at the laboratory of the CHU of Liège (Belgium). Samples were assessed by infrared spectroscopy, and morphology was used to classify stones in morpho-constitutional types according to Daudon classification. Results Among 1869 stones, 69.2% affected men. The prevalence peak was observed between 50–60 years of age in both genders. The main constituent was calcium oxalate monohydrate (54.4%), mainly organized as type Ia (94%). Calcium oxalate dihydrate was found in 19.8% samples, with an equal distribution between types IIa and IIb. Uric acid was the 3rd most frequent constituent in man (10.8%), instead of phosphates in woman (26.6%). Urinary infection may be the main cause of stone formation in 6% of patients. Multiple morphological types were concomitantly identified in 49.3% of stones. The proportion of calcium oxalate dihydrate stones decreased with aging, while monohydrate and uric acid increased in both genders. Conclusion This retrospective analysis of urinary stones helps for the first time to characterize the epidemiology of urolithiasis in Belgium. [less ▲]

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See detailA new look at some Late Devonian floras from Eastern Europe
Snigirevsky, S.M.; Meyer-Berthaux, B.; Steemans, Philippe ULiege et al

Conference (2017, December 08)

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See detailEstimation du débit de filtration glomérulaire
DELANAYE, Pierre ULiege

Scientific conference (2017, December 07)

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See detailComment peut-on mesurer l’efficacité d’une rééducation de manière écologique? Etudes de cas multiples chez des enfants présentant un trouble du spectre autistique (TSA)
Maillart, Christelle ULiege; Fage, Charles ULiege; Heck, Tamyline et al

in Gatignol, Peggy; Rousseau, Thierry (Eds.) Efficacité des thérapies (2017, December 07)

Introduction Establishing the effectivenss of speech-therapy interventions is a critical issue. Methodological approaches fitted for single-case studies, such as observation baselines, have been used for ... [more ▼]

Introduction Establishing the effectivenss of speech-therapy interventions is a critical issue. Methodological approaches fitted for single-case studies, such as observation baselines, have been used for a long time in interventions addressing oral language or learning impairments. However, when targeting disabled populations, measuring the intervention efficacy is much harder, especially due to their ecological and functional aspects. Objective This work illustrates the efficacy assessment of an intervention based on a technological tool of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) – named Tiwouh – among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Method Four young participants with ASD have been trained on the Tiwouh AAC plate-form. Their communication behaviors have been evaluated during the activity of reading book with their parents, comparing trained and non-trained books, with or without the support of the AAC tool. Results Thanks to the different experimental conditions of the same task (reading book) implemented as baselines, specific intervention effects have been highlighted. Moreover, some participants actually generalized these benefits to untrained books. Such data will help identifying participants’ profile that can benefit the most from these interventions. Conclusion The present work suggests measuring the effectiveness of an intervention can be achieved regardless of the therapeutic objective, in various situations and with patients exhibiting heterogeneous language profile, by using functional and ecological measures close to the population needs. [less ▲]

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See detailRésilience urbaine et risque d’inondation : apports du numérique et de l’expérimental
Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

Scientific conference (2017, December 07)

L’urbanisation croissante et l’intensification des extrêmes hydrologiques accentuent l’importance de la gestion du risque d’inondation. Différents mesures en matière d’aménagement du territoire peuvent ... [more ▼]

L’urbanisation croissante et l’intensification des extrêmes hydrologiques accentuent l’importance de la gestion du risque d’inondation. Différents mesures en matière d’aménagement du territoire peuvent contribuer à maîtriser la vulnérabilité accrue des zones construites, mais leurs effets sont rarement quantifiés de manière objective. Nous montrerons des exemples d’analyse prospective de l’évolution du risque d’inondation pour différents scénarios d’urbanisation. Les nouvelles constructions affectent non seulement la vulnérabilité dans les plaines inondables, mais également les écoulements d’inondation. Une analyse systématique de l’impact hydrologique de choix en matière d’aménagement de la ville sera présentée. Des implications pratiques en matière de résilience des tissus urbains seront mises en évidence. Nous soulignerons également la complémentarité entre modélisation numérique et expérimentale sur cette thématique, ainsi que l’importance des incertitudes qui affectent de façon contrastée les différentes étapes de la modélisation et présentent une hétérogénéité spatiale à ne pas négliger. [less ▲]

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