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# National Taiwan University

Education•Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan•

About: National Taiwan University is a education organization based out in Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan. It is known for research contribution in the topics: Population & Cancer. The organization has 85071 authors who have published 130866 publications receiving 3365464 citations. The organization is also known as: NTU.

Topics: Population, Cancer, CMOS, Thin film, Hazard ratio

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TL;DR: Issues such as solving SVM optimization problems theoretical convergence multiclass classification probability estimates and parameter selection are discussed in detail.

Abstract: LIBSVM is a library for Support Vector Machines (SVMs). We have been actively developing this package since the year 2000. The goal is to help users to easily apply SVM to their applications. LIBSVM has gained wide popularity in machine learning and many other areas. In this article, we present all implementation details of LIBSVM. Issues such as solving SVM optimization problems theoretical convergence multiclass classification probability estimates and parameter selection are discussed in detail.

40,826 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors consider pooling cross-section time series data for testing the unit root hypothesis, and they show that the power of the panel-based unit root test is dramatically higher, compared to performing a separate unit-root test for each individual time series.

Abstract: We consider pooling cross-section time series data for testing the unit root hypothesis. The degree of persistence in individual regression error, the intercept and trend coefficient are allowed to vary freely across individuals. As both the cross-section and time series dimensions of the panel grow large, the pooled t-statistic has a limiting normal distribution that depends on the regression specification but is free from nuisance parameters. Monte Carlo simulations indicate that the asymptotic results provide a good approximation to the test statistics in panels of moderate size, and that the power of the panel-based unit root test is dramatically higher, compared to performing a separate unit root test for each individual time series.

10,792 citations

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Peter A. R. Ade

^{1}, Nabila Aghanim^{2}, Monique Arnaud^{3}, M. Ashdown^{4}+334 more•Institutions (82)TL;DR: In this article, the authors present a cosmological analysis based on full-mission Planck observations of temperature and polarization anisotropies of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation.

Abstract: This paper presents cosmological results based on full-mission Planck observations of temperature and polarization anisotropies of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation. Our results are in very good agreement with the 2013 analysis of the Planck nominal-mission temperature data, but with increased precision. The temperature and polarization power spectra are consistent with the standard spatially-flat 6-parameter ΛCDM cosmology with a power-law spectrum of adiabatic scalar perturbations (denoted “base ΛCDM” in this paper). From the Planck temperature data combined with Planck lensing, for this cosmology we find a Hubble constant, H0 = (67.8 ± 0.9) km s-1Mpc-1, a matter density parameter Ωm = 0.308 ± 0.012, and a tilted scalar spectral index with ns = 0.968 ± 0.006, consistent with the 2013 analysis. Note that in this abstract we quote 68% confidence limits on measured parameters and 95% upper limits on other parameters. We present the first results of polarization measurements with the Low Frequency Instrument at large angular scales. Combined with the Planck temperature and lensing data, these measurements give a reionization optical depth of τ = 0.066 ± 0.016, corresponding to a reionization redshift of . These results are consistent with those from WMAP polarization measurements cleaned for dust emission using 353-GHz polarization maps from the High Frequency Instrument. We find no evidence for any departure from base ΛCDM in the neutrino sector of the theory; for example, combining Planck observations with other astrophysical data we find Neff = 3.15 ± 0.23 for the effective number of relativistic degrees of freedom, consistent with the value Neff = 3.046 of the Standard Model of particle physics. The sum of neutrino masses is constrained to ∑ mν < 0.23 eV. The spatial curvature of our Universe is found to be very close to zero, with | ΩK | < 0.005. Adding a tensor component as a single-parameter extension to base ΛCDM we find an upper limit on the tensor-to-scalar ratio of r0.002< 0.11, consistent with the Planck 2013 results and consistent with the B-mode polarization constraints from a joint analysis of BICEP2, Keck Array, and Planck (BKP) data. Adding the BKP B-mode data to our analysis leads to a tighter constraint of r0.002 < 0.09 and disfavours inflationarymodels with a V(φ) ∝ φ2 potential. The addition of Planck polarization data leads to strong constraints on deviations from a purely adiabatic spectrum of fluctuations. We find no evidence for any contribution from isocurvature perturbations or from cosmic defects. Combining Planck data with other astrophysical data, including Type Ia supernovae, the equation of state of dark energy is constrained to w = −1.006 ± 0.045, consistent with the expected value for a cosmological constant. The standard big bang nucleosynthesis predictions for the helium and deuterium abundances for the best-fit Planck base ΛCDM cosmology are in excellent agreement with observations. We also constraints on annihilating dark matter and on possible deviations from the standard recombination history. In neither case do we find no evidence for new physics. The Planck results for base ΛCDM are in good agreement with baryon acoustic oscillation data and with the JLA sample of Type Ia supernovae. However, as in the 2013 analysis, the amplitude of the fluctuation spectrum is found to be higher than inferred from some analyses of rich cluster counts and weak gravitational lensing. We show that these tensions cannot easily be resolved with simple modifications of the base ΛCDM cosmology. Apart from these tensions, the base ΛCDM cosmology provides an excellent description of the Planck CMB observations and many other astrophysical data sets.

10,728 citations

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University of Washington

^{1}, Sapienza University of Rome^{2}, Mekelle University^{3}, University of Texas at San Antonio^{4}, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences^{5}, Debre markos University^{6}, Emory University^{7}, University of Oxford^{8}, University of Cartagena^{9}, United Nations Population Fund^{10}, University of Birmingham^{11}, Stanford University^{12}, Aga Khan University^{13}, University of Melbourne^{14}, National Taiwan University^{15}, University of Cambridge^{16}, University of California, San Diego^{17}, Public Health Foundation of India^{18}, Public Health England^{19}, University of Peradeniya^{20}, Harvard University^{21}, National Institutes of Health^{22}, Tehran University of Medical Sciences^{23}, Auckland University of Technology^{24}, University of Sheffield^{25}, University of Western Australia^{26}, Karolinska Institutet^{27}, Birzeit University^{28}, Brandeis University^{29}, American Cancer Society^{30}, Ochsner Medical Center^{31}, Yonsei University^{32}, University of Bristol^{33}, Heidelberg University^{34}, Vanderbilt University^{35}, South African Medical Research Council^{36}, Jordan University of Science and Technology^{37}, New Generation University College^{38}, Northeastern University^{39}, Simmons College^{40}, Norwegian Institute of Public Health^{41}, Boston University^{42}, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention^{43}, University of Bari^{44}, University of São Paulo^{45}, University of Otago^{46}, University of Crete^{47}, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh^{48}, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center^{49}, Teikyo University^{50}, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre^{51}, University of Tokyo^{52}, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health^{53}, Heriot-Watt University^{54}, University of Alabama at Birmingham^{55}, Griffith University^{56}, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health^{57}, University of California, Irvine^{58}, Johns Hopkins University^{59}, New York University^{60}, University of Queensland^{61}, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais^{62}, National Research University – Higher School of Economics^{63}, University of Bergen^{64}, Columbia University^{65}, Shandong University^{66}, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill^{67}, Fujita Health University^{68}, Korea University^{69}, Chongqing Medical University^{70}, Zhejiang University^{71}TL;DR: The global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013 is estimated using a spatiotemporal Gaussian process regression model to estimate prevalence with 95% uncertainty intervals (UIs).

Abstract: Summary Background In 2010, overweight and obesity were estimated to cause 3·4 million deaths, 3·9% of years of life lost, and 3·8% of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) worldwide. The rise in obesity has led to widespread calls for regular monitoring of changes in overweight and obesity prevalence in all populations. Comparable, up-to-date information about levels and trends is essential to quantify population health effects and to prompt decision makers to prioritise action. We estimate the global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980–2013. Methods We systematically identified surveys, reports, and published studies (n=1769) that included data for height and weight, both through physical measurements and self-reports. We used mixed effects linear regression to correct for bias in self-reports. We obtained data for prevalence of obesity and overweight by age, sex, country, and year (n=19 244) with a spatiotemporal Gaussian process regression model to estimate prevalence with 95% uncertainty intervals (UIs). Findings Worldwide, the proportion of adults with a body-mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m 2 or greater increased between 1980 and 2013 from 28·8% (95% UI 28·4–29·3) to 36·9% (36·3–37·4) in men, and from 29·8% (29·3–30·2) to 38·0% (37·5–38·5) in women. Prevalence has increased substantially in children and adolescents in developed countries; 23·8% (22·9–24·7) of boys and 22·6% (21·7–23·6) of girls were overweight or obese in 2013. The prevalence of overweight and obesity has also increased in children and adolescents in developing countries, from 8·1% (7·7–8·6) to 12·9% (12·3–13·5) in 2013 for boys and from 8·4% (8·1–8·8) to 13·4% (13·0–13·9) in girls. In adults, estimated prevalence of obesity exceeded 50% in men in Tonga and in women in Kuwait, Kiribati, Federated States of Micronesia, Libya, Qatar, Tonga, and Samoa. Since 2006, the increase in adult obesity in developed countries has slowed down. Interpretation Because of the established health risks and substantial increases in prevalence, obesity has become a major global health challenge. Not only is obesity increasing, but no national success stories have been reported in the past 33 years. Urgent global action and leadership is needed to help countries to more effectively intervene. Funding Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

9,180 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, results from searches for the standard model Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions at 7 and 8 TeV in the CMS experiment at the LHC, using data samples corresponding to integrated luminosities of up to 5.8 standard deviations.

Abstract: Results are presented from searches for the standard model Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s)=7 and 8 TeV in the CMS experiment at the LHC, using data samples corresponding to integrated luminosities of up to 5.1 inverse femtobarns at 7 TeV and 5.3 inverse femtobarns at 8 TeV. The search is performed in five decay modes: gamma gamma, ZZ, WW, tau tau, and b b-bar. An excess of events is observed above the expected background, a local significance of 5.0 standard deviations, at a mass near 125 GeV, signalling the production of a new particle. The expected significance for a standard model Higgs boson of that mass is 5.8 standard deviations. The excess is most significant in the two decay modes with the best mass resolution, gamma gamma and ZZ; a fit to these signals gives a mass of 125.3 +/- 0.4 (stat.) +/- 0.5 (syst.) GeV. The decay to two photons indicates that the new particle is a boson with spin different from one.

8,857 citations

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Name | H-index | Papers | Citations |
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P. Chang | 170 | 2154 | 151783 |

Lex M. Bouter | 158 | 767 | 103034 |

Thomas S. Huang | 146 | 1299 | 101564 |

Rafi Ahmed | 146 | 633 | 93190 |

Ming T. Tsuang | 140 | 885 | 73865 |

S. R. Hou | 139 | 1845 | 106563 |

Claude Amsler | 138 | 1454 | 135063 |

Bin Liu | 138 | 2181 | 87085 |

Y. B. Hsiung | 138 | 1258 | 94278 |

Shu Li | 136 | 1001 | 78390 |

Peter Robmann | 135 | 1438 | 97569 |

Chia-Ming Kuo | 132 | 1249 | 90067 |

Yueh-Feng Liu | 131 | 831 | 74698 |

Gulsen Onengut | 131 | 1232 | 84686 |

John Paul Chou | 131 | 1193 | 82912 |