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See detailMusik & Kreativität
Sagrillo, Damien UL

Scientific Conference (2008, July)

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See detailS’engager dans la culture œnophile. L’imbrication ordinaire entre la singularité des expériences et la collectivité des références
Reckinger, Rachel UL

Scientific Conference (2008, July)

Partant du constat de la croissance de la réflexivité alimentaire en général, et de la culturalisation de la consommation de vin en particulier, je propose une analyse micro-sociologique de la pratique ... [more ▼]

Partant du constat de la croissance de la réflexivité alimentaire en général, et de la culturalisation de la consommation de vin en particulier, je propose une analyse micro-sociologique de la pratique discursive œnophile contemporaine, au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, en me concentrant sur sa normativité inhérente et ses appropriations ordinaires. Cette articulation est constituée par la dégustation ‘pour débutant-e-s’, enseignée dans le cadre de la formation tout au long de la vie, institutionnalisée par l’Etat. La scientifisation (historiquement rationalisée) du jugement esthétique œnophile, véhiculant une normativité située et épistémique, est imbriquée dans des dynamiques hédoniques et éthiques de réalisation de soi : elle problématise et entend façonner les choix individuels. Ces derniers se construisent par des appropriations variées du canon œnophile véhiculé, liées à des différenciations socio-économiques et structurales (trajectoire, position sociale et genre), ainsi que – avant tout – culturelles et contextuelles (milieux d’élection, interactions, choix, techniques et expérimentations effectuées dans un projet de subjectivation). Par l’analyse d’un point de friction et de négociation entre les pratiques discursives ‘ordinaires’ et leur pendant ‘ambiant’, on aperçoit les mécanismes de la fabrication du lien social abstrait à partir des liens concrets, toujours potentiellement compétitifs/sélectifs (créant du pouvoir) ou sublimés/créatifs (créant du sens). [less ▲]

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See detailDeffenbacher Driving Scale: Psychometric properties of a German Version
Steffgen, Georges UL; Recchia, Sophie; Ludewig, J.L.

Scientific Conference (2008, July)

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See detailOeuvres pour orchestre à vents de compositeurs (m/f) luxembourgeois(es)
Sagrillo, Damien UL

Scientific Conference (2008, July)

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See detailGewalt in der Schule: Ursachen und Prävention
Steffgen, Georges UL

Presentation (2008, July)

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See detailAnalysis and framework-based design of a fault-tolerant web information system for m-health
Balbastro, Florencia; Capozucca, Alfredo UL; Guelfi, Nicolas UL

in Service Oriented Computing and Applications (2008), 2(2-3), 111-144

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See detailSystem reliability and weighted lattice polynomials
Dukhovny, Alexander; Marichal, Jean-Luc UL

in Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences (2008), 22(3), 373-388

The lifetime of a system of connected units under some natural assumptions can be represented as a random variable Y defined as a weighted lattice polynomial of random lifetimes of its components. As such ... [more ▼]

The lifetime of a system of connected units under some natural assumptions can be represented as a random variable Y defined as a weighted lattice polynomial of random lifetimes of its components. As such, the concept of a random variable Y defined by a weighted lattice polynomial of (lattice-valued) random variables is considered in general and in some special cases. The central object of interest is the cumulative distribution function of Y. In particular, numerous results are obtained for lattice polynomials and weighted lattice polynomials in case of independent arguments and in general. For the general case, the technique consists in considering the joint probability generating function of "indicator" variables. A connection is studied between Y and order statistics of the set of arguments. [less ▲]

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See detailDigit ratio (2D:4D) and short-term mating orientation
Schwarz, Sascha; Mustafic, Maida UL; Hassabrauck, Manfred

Scientific Conference (2008, July)

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See detailComputational representation and hemodynamic characterization of in vivo acquired severe stenotic renal artery geometries using turbulence modeling
Kagadis, George; Skouras, Eugene; Bourantas, Georgios UL et al

in Medical Engineering and Physics (2008), 30(5), 647-660

The present study reports on computational fluid dynamics in the case of severe renal artery stenosis (RAS). An anatomically realistic model of a renal artery was reconstructed from CT scans, and used to ... [more ▼]

The present study reports on computational fluid dynamics in the case of severe renal artery stenosis (RAS). An anatomically realistic model of a renal artery was reconstructed from CT scans, and used to conduct CFD simulations of blood flow across RAS. The recently developed Shear Stress Transport turbulence model was pivotally applied in the simulation of blood flow in the region of interest. Blood flow was studied in vivo under the presence of RAS and subsequently in simulated cases before the development of RAS, and after endovascular stent implantation. The pressure gradients in the RAS case were many orders of magnitude larger than in the healthy case. The presence of RAS increased flow resistance, which led to considerably lower blood flow rates. A simulated stent in place of the RAS decreased the flow resistance at levels proportional to, and even lower than, the simulated healthy case without the RAS. The wall shear stresses, differential pressure profiles, and net forces exerted on the surface of the atherosclerotic plaque at peak pulse were shown to be of relevant high distinctiveness, so as to be considered potential indicators of hemodynamically significant RAS. [less ▲]

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See detailNetwork security through artificial immunity with SANA
Hilker, Michael UL

Doctoral thesis (2008)

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See detailSensitivity enhancement of metal-semiconductor-metal photodetectors on low-temperature-grown GaAs using alloyed contacts
Mikulics, M. UL; Marso, Michel UL; Wu, S. et al

in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (2008), 20(12), 1054-1056

We have fabricated and characterized metal–semiconductor–metal (MSM) photodetectors based on lowtemperature-grown GaAs with alloyed (i.e., ohmic-type) contacts. The annealed contacts optimize the electric ... [more ▼]

We have fabricated and characterized metal–semiconductor–metal (MSM) photodetectors based on lowtemperature-grown GaAs with alloyed (i.e., ohmic-type) contacts. The annealed contacts optimize the electric field distribution inside the photodetector structure which results in an up-to-200% responsivity increase of the devices, compared to conventional MSM detectors with standard nonalloyed (Schottky-type) metallization fabricated on identical material. The improved MSM device with alloyed contacts shows more than three times larger output amplitude at illumination with a 100-fs Ti : sapphire laser, compared to the nonalloyed devices, without degradation of detector speed. [less ▲]

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See detailBankruptcy Law: a Mechanism of Governance for Financially Distressed Firms
Blazy, Régis UL; Chopard, Bertrand; Fimayer, Agnès

in European Journal of Law and Economics (2008), 25(3), 253-267

This paper explores the various governance models for financially distressed firms. We offer a new typology of major bankruptcy models and provide a connection between this bankruptcy law puzzle and the ... [more ▼]

This paper explores the various governance models for financially distressed firms. We offer a new typology of major bankruptcy models and provide a connection between this bankruptcy law puzzle and the variables depicting the governance of healthy firms in order to shed light on two topics: (1) the factors that the lawyer should consider before removing its national bankruptcy law, and (2) the risks associated with each bankruptcy model according to the economic literature on bankruptcy law. Our final aim is to test whether the various bankruptcy models detailed in the paper perform in separate economic and legal environments. [less ▲]

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See detailDistribution functions of linear combinations of lattice polynomials from the uniform distribution
Marichal, Jean-Luc UL; Kojadinovic, Ivan

in Statistics & Probability Letters (2008), 78(8), 985-991

We give the distribution functions, the expected values, and the moments of linear combinations of lattice polynomials from the uniform distribution. Linear combinations of lattice polynomials, which ... [more ▼]

We give the distribution functions, the expected values, and the moments of linear combinations of lattice polynomials from the uniform distribution. Linear combinations of lattice polynomials, which include weighted sums, linear combinations of order statistics, and lattice polynomials, are actually those continuous functions that reduce to linear functions on each simplex of the standard triangulation of the unit cube. They are mainly used in aggregation theory, combinatorial optimization, and game theory, where they are known as discrete Choquet integrals and Lovász extensions. [less ▲]

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See detailNew forms of School Violence - Cyber bullying in Luxembourg
Steffgen, Georges UL

Scientific Conference (2008, June)

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See detailPoint defects and grain boundaries in chalcopyrites
Siebentritt, Susanne UL

Scientific Conference (2008, June)

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