Let X and Z be topological spaces and Y be a subspace of X. A con-
tinuous function f : Y ! Z is extendable to X if there exists a continuous
function f : X ! Z such that f(x) = f(x) for all x 2 Y . If every continuous
function f : Y ! Z is...
Hospitals -- Emergency services -- Utilization; Children -- Health and hygiene
Emergency department care and primary care are ideally distinct parts of the health care delivery system. In theory, each answers a specific and different health care need. However, in practice this distinction blurs. Many visits to hospital...
Multivariate analysis; Stratified sets; Bayesian statistical decision theory
Data mining, at times, involves applying cluster analysis to large databases
containing multivariate normal parameters. Most finite mixture clustering methods use
the expectation-maximum (EM) algorithm to find solutions to the unknown parameters,...
The online DVD rental company Netflix® advertises that their service "is the best way to
rent movies1." Though Netflix® claims they enable customers to "find and discover movies they
will enjoy", consistently renting movies that meet personal...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
The prediction of college mathematics grades has been widely researched. Results from other studies have shown that the prediction of college mathematics grades can vary depending on the set of predictor variables considered. For instance, some...