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  • The burden of cardiovascular diseases among US states, 1990-2016

    Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Collaboration; Roth, GA; Johnson, CO; Abate, KH; Abd-Allah, F; Ahmed, M; Alam, K; Alam, T; Alvis-Guzman, N; Ansari, H; Ärnlöv, J; Atey, TM; Awasthi, A; Awoke, T; Barac, A; Bärnighausen, T; Bedi, N; Bennett, D; Bensenor, I; Biadgilign, S; Castañeda-Orjuela, C; Catalá-López, F; Davletov, K; Dharmaratne, S; Ding, EL; Dubey, M; Faraon, EJA; Farid, T; Farvid, MS; Feigin, V; Fernandes, J; Frostad, J; Gebru, A; Geleijnse, JM; Gona, PN; Griswold, M; Hailu, GB; Hankey, GJ; Hassen, HY; Havmoeller, R; Hay, S; Heckbert, SR; Irvine, CMS; James, SL; Jara, D; Kasaeian, A; Khan, AR; Khera, S; Khoja, AT; Khubchandani, J; Kim, D; Kolte, D; Lal, D; Larsson, A; Linn, S; Lotufo, PA; Magdy Abd El Razek, H; Mazidi, M; Meier, T; Mendoza, W; Mensah, GA; Meretoja, A; Mezgebe, HB; Mirrakhimov, E; Mohammed, S; Moran, AE; Nguyen, G; Nguyen, M; Ong, KL; Owolabi, M; Pletcher, M; Pourmalek, F; Purcell, CA; Qorbani, M; Rahman, M; Rai, RK; Ram, U; Reitsma, MB; Renzaho, AMN; Rios-Blancas, MJ; Safiri, S; Salomon, JA; Sartorius, B; Sepanlou, SG; Shaikh, MA; Silva, D; Stranges, S; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tadele Atnafu, N; Thakur, JS; Topor-Madry, R; Truelsen, T; Tuzcu, EM; Tyrovolas, S; Ukwaja, KN; Vasankari, T; Vlassov, V; Vollset, SE; Wakayo, T; Weintraub, R; Wolfe, C; Workicho, A; Xu, G; Yadgir, S; Yano, Y; Yip, P; Yonemoto, N; Younis, M; Yu, C; Zaidi, Z; Zaki, MES; Zipkin, B; Afshin, A; Gakidou, E; Lim, SS; Mokdad, AH; Naghavi, M; Vos, T; Murray, CJL (American Medical Association, 2018)
    Importance: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States, but regional variation within the United States is large. Comparable and consistent state-level measures of total CVD burden and ...
  • Secrets of mlearning failures: Confronting reality

    Cochrane, T (2012)
    Having implemented and evaluated over 35 mlearning projects in a variety of contexts in higher education over the past 6 years the researcher is ready to share the untold secret: not all mlearning projects succeed! This ...
  • Designing creative learning environments

    Cochrane, T; Antonczak, L (Springer, 2015)
    Designing creative learning environments involves not only facilitating student creativity, but also modeling creative pedagogical practice. In this paper we explore the implementation of a framework for designing creative ...
  • Autonomous robot mapping by landmark association

    Azizzul, Z; Yeap, W (CEUR-WS.org, 2015)
    This paper shows how an indoor mobile robot equipped with a laser sensor and an odometer computes its global map by associating landmarks found in the environment. The approach developed is based on the observation that ...
  • O-Tū-Kapua (‘what clouds see’): A mixed reality experience bridging art, science, technology in meaningful ways

    Jowsey, S; Aguayo, C (Wilf Malcom Institute of Educational Research.The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Mixed Reality learning environments can provide opportunities to educationally enhance previously isolated scientific concepts by using art and technology as mediums for understanding the world. Participatory experiences ...
  • A DBR Framework for Designing Mobile Virtual Reality Learning Environments

    Cochrane, T; Cook, S; Aiello, S; Christie, D; Sinfield, D; Steagall, M; Aguayo, C (ASCILITE, 2017)
    This paper proposes a Design Based Research framework for designing mobile virtual reality learning environments. The application of the framework is illustrated by two design-based research projects that aim to develop ...
  • KEYS to Academic Writing Success: A Six-stage Process Account

    Allan, Q (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand (ATLAANZ), 2011)
    This paper was originally conceived as a position paper arguing for the retention of KEYS to Academic Writing Success (KAWS), a successful undergraduate writing programme which had been developed by AUT University’s unit ...
  • Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury in a Male Adult Prison Population and Links With Offence Type

    Theadom, A; Mitchell, T; Du Preez, E (Karger, 2017)
    Background: The prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in prison populations has been found to vary considerably. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of TBI in a prison population in New Zealand and to identify ...
  • Methodology of the Stroke Self-management Rehabilitation Trial: An International, Multisite Pilot Trial

    Jones, KM; Bhattacharjee, R; Krishnamurthi, R; Blanton, S; Theadom, A; Barker-Collo, S; Thrift, A; Parmar, P; Maujean, A; Ranta, A; Sanya, E; Feigin, VL; on behalf of the SMART Study Group (Elsevier, 2015)
    Rationale Stroke is a major cause of long-term adult disability with many survivors living in the community relying on family members for on-going support. However, reports of inadequate understanding of rehabilitation ...
  • Incidence of Transient Ischemic Attack in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2011 to 2012

    Barber, PA; Krishnamurthi, R; Parag, V; Anderson, NE; Ranta, A; Klifoyle, D; Wong, E; Green, G; Arroll, B; Bennett, DA; Witt, E; Rush, E; Suh, FM; Theadom, A; Rathnasabapathy, Y; Te Ao, B; Parmar, P; Feigin, V; for the ARCOS IV study group (American Heart Association, 2016)
    Background and Purpose—There have been few recent population-based studies reporting the incidence (first ever) and attack rates (incident and recurrent) of transient ischemic attack (TIA). Methods—The fourth Auckland ...
  • Evolving, Dynamic Clustering of Spatio/Spectro-Temporal Data in 3D Spiking Neural Network Models and a Case Study on EEG Data

    Gholami, M; Doborjeh, Z G; Kasabov, N (Springer, 2017)
    Clustering is a fundamental data processing technique. While clustering of static (vector based) data and of fixed window size time series have been well explored, dynamic clustering of spatiotemporal data has been little ...
  • New Algorithms for Encoding, Learning and Classification of fMRI Data in a Dpiking Neural Network Architecture: A Case on Modelling and Understanding of Dynamic Cognitive

    Kasabov, N; Zhou, L; Doborjeh, M; Gholami, Z; Jie Yang (IEEE, 2016)
    The paper argues that, the third generation of neural networks – the spiking neural networks (SNN), can be used to model dynamic, spatio-temporal, cognitive brain processes measured as functional magnetic resonance imaging ...
  • Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Through Population-wide Motivational Strategies: Insights From Using Smartphones in Stroke Prevention

    Feigin, VL; Norrving, B; Mensah, GA (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2017)
    The fast increasing stroke burden across all countries of the world suggests that currently used primary stroke and cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention strategies are not sufficiently effective. In this article, we ...
  • Estimates and 25-year Trends of the Global Burden of Disease Attributable to Ambient Air Pollution: An Analysis of Data From the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015

    Cohen, AJ; Brauer, M; Burnett, R; Anderson, HR; Frostad, J; Estep, K; Balakrishnan, K; Brunekreef, B; Dandona, L; Dandona, R; Feigin, V; Freedman, G; Hubbell, B; Jobling, A; Kan, H; Knibbs, L; Liu, Y; Martin, R; Morawska, L; Pope, CA; Shin, H; Straif, K; Shaddick, G; Thomas, M; van Dingenen, R; van Donkelaar, A; Vos, T; Murray, CJL; Forouzanfar, MH (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Exposure to ambient air pollution increases morbidity and mortality, and is a leading contributor to global disease burden. We explored spatial and temporal trends in mortality and burden of disease attributable ...
  • The Global Burden of Ischemic Stroke: Findings of the GBD 2010 Study

    Bennett, DA; Krishnamurthi, RV; Barker-Collo, S; Forouzanfar, MH; Naghavi, M; Connor, M; Lawes, CMM; Moran, AE; Anderson, LM; Roth, GA; Mensah, GA; Ezzati, M; Murray, CJL; Feigin, VL (Elsevier, 2014)
    Background and objectives: To summarize the findings of The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD 2010) Study for ischaemic stroke (IS) and report the impact of tobacco smoking on IS burden in specific ...
  • Tuwhera: How Being Open Is the Key to Scholarly Communication

    Hayes, L; Hearne, S (The Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA), 2017)
    Tuwhera (‘be open’) is AUT’s Open Access journal publishing platform. It officially launched in October 2016. The project to create Tuwhera was based on a feasibility study carried out by senior staff at AUT Library in ...
  • Mortality From Cardiovascular Diseases in Sub-saharan Africa, 1990-2013: A Systematic Analysis of Data From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

    Mensah, GA; Roth, GA; Sampson, UK; Moran, AE; Feigin, VL; Forouzanfar, MH; Naghavi, M; Murray, CJ; GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death collaborators (Clinics Cardive Publishing, 2015)
    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been the leading cause of death in developed countries for most of the last century. Most CVD deaths, however, occur in low- and middle-income, developing countries (LMICs) and there is ...
  • The Immediate Effect of Parental Language Choice on That of Their Children's Language in Chinese Migrant Families

    Yu, S (Crane Publishing Co., 2014)
    For the majority of migrants, family is the last redoubt of mother tongue maintenance. Understandably, there has thus been a large body of literature on the importance of parental influence on the language behaviour of ...
  • High Risks for Fiji Divers in Pacific Documentary 'Disturbing'

    Milligan, C (Pacific Media Centre, Creative Industries Research Institute, AUT University, 2016)
    This is a report from the Pacific International Documentary Festival 2016, held in Tahiti in January/February 2016. It discusses the festival and focuses on how documentary can draw attention to political issues in the ...

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