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  • publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    isaac nkote;
    Publisher: InTech

    Land administration refers to management of land issues that involve keeping custody of the land title records, documentation and ensuring land transactions are secure to promote investments. The land administration system in Uganda prior to automation was paperbased an...

  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Fei Liu; Lexing Ying;
    Project: NSF | Effective Preconditioners... (1521830)

    This paper introduces the localized sparsifying preconditioner for the pseudospectral approximations of indefinite systems on periodic structures. The work is built on top of the recently proposed sparsifying preconditioner with two major modifications. First, the local...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Namara, Benigna; Nash, Stephen; Lule, Swaib A.; Akurut, Hellen; Mpairwe, Harriet; Akello, Florence; Tumusiime, Josephine; Kizza, Moses; Kabagenyi, Joyce; Nkurunungi, Gyaviira; ...
    Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
    Project: WT | Study on parasitic infect... (102512), WT | The impact of helminths o... (079110), WT | The impact of helminths o... (064693)

    Abstract Background Helminth infections, common in low‐income countries, may protect against allergy‐related disease. Early exposure may be a key. In the Entebbe Mother and Baby Study, treating helminths during pregnancy resulted in increased eczema rates in early child...

  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Monic Sun; Xiaoquan (Michael) Zhang; Feng Zhu;

    We examined whether people conform to or diverge from the most popular choice among their friends by conducting a large-scale field experiment on a leading social-networking site in China. Our setting allowed us to minimize confounding effects such as pre-existing taste...

  • publication . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Yu, Tianhe; Quillen, Deirdre; He, Zhanpeng; Julian, Ryan; Hausman, Karol; Finn, Chelsea; Levine, Sergey;
    Project: NSF | NRI: Collaborative Resear... (1700696), NSF | RI: Small: Model-Based De... (1700697)

    Meta-reinforcement learning algorithms can enable robots to acquire new skills much more quickly, by leveraging prior experience to learn how to learn. However, much of the current research on meta-reinforcement learning focuses on task distributions that are very narro...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kyarikunda, Monica; Nyamukuru, Antonia; Mulindwa, Daniel; Tabuti, John R. S.;
    Publisher: Hindawi Limited

    <jats:p>Woody plant resources continue to disappear in anthropogenic landscapes in Uganda. To slow down further loss of these resources requires the collaboration of farmers in tree planting in agroforestry systems. Tree planting interventions with the collaboration of ...

  • publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Timothy Omara; Shakilah Karungi; Stephen Ssebulime; Kibet Mohamed Kiplagat; Ocident Bongomin; Remish Ogwang; Solomon Akaganyira;
    Publisher: figshare

    Aims: To determine the amount of mercury discharged into Namukombe stream, the major water body in Syanyonja village, Busia gold district and investigate the impacts of mercury-based artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on the mining population and the environme...

  • publication . Preprint . 2008
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Bousso, Raphael; Freivogel, Ben; Sekino, Yasuhiro; Shenker, Stephen; Susskind, Leonard; Yang, I-Sheng; Yeh, Chen-Pin;
    Project: NSF | Research in Theory of Ele... (0244728)

    We study pocket universes which have zero cosmological constant and non-trivial boundary topology. These arise from bubble collisions in eternal inflation. Using a simplified dust model of collisions we find that boundaries of any genus can occur. Using a radiation shel...

  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    J. Lucian Davis; Winceslaus Katagira;
    Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    Project: NIH | Patient-Oriented Research... (5K24HL087713-05), NIH | International HIV-associa... (5R01HL090335-02), NIH | Oral Wash for Nucleic Aci... (5K23AI080147-03)

    Rationale: Contamination by bacterial or fungal organisms reduces the effectiveness of mycobacterial culture for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). We evaluated the effect of an anti-microbial and an anti-fungal oral rinse prior to expectoration on culture-contam...

  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Fu, Wei-Kang; Lin, Yi-Shan; Campagna, Giovanni; Tsai, De-Yi; Liu, Chun-Ting; Mei, Chung-Huan; Chang, Edward Y.; Lam, Monica S.; Liao, Shih-Wei;

    Comment: 12 pages, 6 figures, 2 tables

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