Play Nicely is a video series developed by a professor of pediatrics for parents of and for teachers and day care providers who are responsible for pre-school age children. The video series offers advice on how to deal with anti-social and violent behavior among pre-school children and the best methods for modifying such behavior.
This technology relates to a mathematical model of a biological process having a complex spatial geometry. The methods of this invention can be employed to model many biological processes, such as cell signaling in general and vision in particular. These models can also be used to model the pathology underlying diseases characterized by disrupted signaling pathways, and to identify target proteins at an appropriate site in a signal transduction network such that modulation of the target proteins elicits therapeutic effects. Methods of modeling diffusion processes, as well as machine-readable products embodying the methods are also disclosed. Issued US Patent 7113898.
This technology utilizes a set of mathematical algorithms that permit fast and robust reconstruction of signals from digital samples without the need to resort to band limitations or uniform sampling. This allows a signal to be digitized in a more sophisticated way, sampling it at frequent intervals when it is rapidly changing, and less often when it is changing slowly. Band limits imposed by uniform sampling are eliminated.
Procoder for Digital Video (ProcoderDV) was developed at the John F. Kennedy Center at Vanderbilt University to facilitate the collection of different forms of observational data from digital media files. Media files can be any files that contain events of interest on digital video or audio files. Data files can be of two general types: event files or transcription files. Files can be exported into MOOSES (Tapp & Wehby, 1995) format or SALT (Miller & Chapman, 1993) format or can be read directly by many popular statistical or spreadsheet programs. A code file can be used in conjunction with ProcoderDV to guide the coder inmarking events for later quantification and analysis.
The FACT toolsuite assists engineers working with complex aerospace systems to design and implement control systems that can maintain control even when the controlled system "fails." The tool suite uses a model-based approach where the designer creates design models of the plant and its associated control system, and the tools automatically generate code that implements fault-detection, isolation and control reconfiguration functions.
Interval Manager (INTMAN) is a computer-assisted alternative to traditional paper and pencil methods for collecting fixed interval time sampled observational data. The INTMAN data collection software runs on Pocket PC hand held computers and includes a desktop application for Microsoft Windows that is used for data analysis. Standard analysis options include modified frequencies, percent of intervals, conditional probabilities, and Kappa agreement matrices and values.
MOOSES (Multi-Option Observation System for Experimental Studies). This software system makes it easy to collect and analyze data about any type of real time events. Data can be collected using your PC, a laptop, A handheld PC, or a PocketPC and later analyzed on several dimensions. Data collected from digital audio and video files using ProcoderDV can also be analyzed using MOOSES. This type of data can help you make accurate assessment of what is happening in the real time system you are observing. Several analysis options are provided and described at the website.
Robust and accurate sensor fusion algorithm using time of arrival data for acoustic event localization. The fusion algorithm compensates for incorrect measurements including multipath effects. The algorithm is capable of localizing multiple simultaneous sources with a high degree of accuracy.
This technology addresses the problem of designing and implementing online monitoring and diagnosis systems for complex hybrid systems by focusing on faults that occur in plant components and contains models where faults are represented by changes in system parameters. Hybrid systems are common in the avionics, spacecraft, automotive and robotics domains where behavior is characterized by continuous plant dynamics and discrete supervisory control. These hybrid systems require a tool that analyzes and seamlessly integrates multiple system models on a discrete and continuous basis. As a result, tasks like monitoring, fault diagnosis and control require model selection and switching to be performed online as system behavior evolves.
Contextualized feedback intervention and training protocol is a form assessment. It enables behavioral healthcare practitioners to assess and categorize the behavioral health status of patients in a mental health context. It also provides a training protocol for providers.
ListVUe is a software tool that permits the expeditious search of the United States Department of Commerce Export Control with a higher degree of accuracy than is currently available. This product is designed for any company or institution which is required to comply with U.S. export control laws and regulations.
This online program developed at Vanderbilt serves to centralize faculty information. Rocinante™ makes it easier to compile faculty data from across schools. The program is a powerful, easy to use tool that assists faculty in their administrative duties and in grant writing. The public view acts as a front-end web-site for each faculty member. Rocinante's most powerful feature is its ability to mine PubMed for faculty publications. This prevents faculty members from needing to manually link their publications to their information.
The Conflict of Interest Disclosure System ("CIDS") has been designed for use by universities, particularly those that conduct considerable academic research. CIDS provides an interface that permits faculty and staff to complete their conflict of interest disclosure on-line. It also permits the conflict of interest administrator to assign those who are responsible for approving conflict of interest disclosures and allows those approvers to review, return and/or approve an assigned employee's disclosure. CIDS provides recommended action plans for those reporting conflicts and an automated email reminder process.