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The University-City Interface: Plazas and Boulevards  [PDF]
Yumi Lee, Gwang Ya Han, Hong-ill Kim
Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research (JBCPR) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/jbcpr.2014.22014
Abstract: It has become an increased challenge for designers to define the boundaries between the university and its surrounding city. The amount of space serving as a nexus between universities and urban areas is gradually increasing. This study defines such intermediate spaces as “the university-city interface”—areas that influence the university’s physical and functional connection to the surrounding city. The research presents comparative case studies of three universities in urban contexts—Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, and Université Catholique de Louvain— by analyzing plazas and boulevards. These representative open spaces provide interfaces for both the university campuses and their surrounding cities. This paper analyzes design elements from the perspective of campus spatial structure, as well as locations and functions, to develop a comparative checklist for plazas and boulevards. The results offer a set of urban design principles for university plazas and boulevards that could significantly improve the quality of the university-city relationship. While these checklists and principles may vary depending on circumstances, they can be useful starting points for initializing design processes.
Characterization of Phototransduction Gene Knockouts Revealed Important Signaling Networks in the Light-Induced Retinal Degeneration
Jayalakshmi Krishnan,Gwang Lee,Sang-Uk Han,Sangdun Choi
Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology , 2008, DOI: 10.1155/2008/327468
Abstract: Understanding the molecular pathways mediating neuronal function in retinas can be greatly facilitated by the identification of genes regulated in the retinas of different mutants under various light conditions. We attempted to conduct a gene chip analysis study on the genes regulated during rhodopsin kinase (Rhok?/?) and arrestin (Sag?/?) knockout and double knockouts in mice retina. Hence, mice were exposed to constant illumination of 450 lux or 6,000 lux on dilated pupils for indicated periods. The retinas were removed after the exposure and processed for microarray analysis. Double knockout was associated with immense changes in gene expression regulating a number of apoptosis inducing transcription factors. Subsequently, network analysis revealed that during early exposure the transcription factors, p53, c-MYC, c-FOS, JUN, and, in late phase, NF-B, appeared to be essential for the initiation of light-induced retinal rod loss, and some other classical pro- and antipoptotic genes appeared to be significantly important as well.
Minimum survival probabilities in a two-dimensional risk model perturbed by diffusion
Chol-Ho Kim,Gwang-Ryong Han
Statistics , 2013,
Abstract: In this paper we consider the finite time minimum survival probability and ultimate minimum survival probability in a two ? dimensional risk modal perturbed by diffusion Using some properties of the minimum survival probability we obtain the equation of the finite time minimum survival probability and ultimate minimum survival probability that they are satisfied and, the explicit expressions for ultimate minimum survival probability are given in a special case.
Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research: A New Platform for Building Researchers  [PDF]
Gwang-Hee Kim
Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research (JBCPR) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/jbcpr.2013.12004
Abstract: Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research: A New Platform for Building Researchers
Measuring the Effectiveness of Safety Incentives in Construction Sites in Korea  [PDF]
Gwang-Hee Kim
Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research (JBCPR) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/jbcpr.2018.64018
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of motivation factors that actively induce construction workers participate in safety prevention activities and to investigate the effect of incentive program as motivation factor by conducting questionnaire survey. The survey was conducted for construction workers from September, 2017 to October, 2018, and the number of respondents was 256. The results of this study are that the factor of the greatest role in encouraging workers to voluntarily participate in accident prevention activities is management factors and that the introduction of new management methods such as safety incentives to reduce safety accidents is necessary. These results indicate that the accident prevention facilities and safety education and training have their limitations. Therefore, it is necessary to thoroughly reconsider what has already been done, and to find more innovative methods to reduce construction accidents.
Discussion on necessity of introduction of qualitative research into clinical research of tradictional Chinese medicine
HAN Ya-Nan
Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao , 2004,
Abstract: Currently, the model of the research evaluation system of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is set up through imitating that of western medicine. The application of quantitative research to TCM does promote the advance of modernization of TCM, which explore the part of TCM that can be measured in quantitative method. However, TCM has a background of profound philosophy and culture. The priority of TCM can not be expressed through quantitative research alone. On the contrary, qualitative research is more suitable to most research area of TCM. In TCM clinical research, the priority of TCM should be fully explored. It is very significant to set up the effectiveness evaluation system of TCM, especially by applying qualitative research to the diagnosis and the evaluation of treatment results and combining quantitative research.
2005,Vol.1,No.2,31-33 Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture The Narrative Art and Symbols in Sherwood Anderson’s The Egg
Ya-qiong HAN
Cross-Cultural Communication , 2005, DOI: 10.3968/540
Abstract: Sherwood Anderson is an important writer in American literary history, whose short story The Egg is well known for its distinctive style and elusive form. This paper is an attempt to explore the narrative art, symbols and deep implications in The Egg form perspectives of narrative point of view, narrative language. Key words: Sherwood Anderson, The Egg, narrative art, symbols, deep implication Résumé Sherwood Anderson jouit d’un statut particulier dans l’histoire littéraire américaine, dont la nouvelle L’Oeuf reflète notamment ses procédés artistiqeu créatifs et sa connotation artistique profonde. L’article présent tache d’étudier l’art narrative consommé, le procédé symbolique singulier et la portée profonde de ce livre sous l’angle de la narration. Mots clés: Sherwood Anderson, L’Oeuf, l’art narratif, les procédés symboliques, la portée profonde 摘 要 安德森在美國文學史上享有獨特的地位,《雞蛋》作為他的成熟之作尤其能體現其創新的藝術手法和深刻的藝術內涵。本文從敍事學的角度探討其精湛的敍事策略和獨特的象徵手法 ,來探討這篇短篇故事的深層意蘊。 關鍵詞:安德森;《雞蛋》;敍事策略;象徵說法;深層意蘊
Still Acting Green: Continued Expression of Photosynthetic Genes in the Heterotrophic Dinoflagellate Pfiesteria piscicida (Peridiniales, Alveolata)
Gwang Hoon Kim, Hae Jin Jeong, Yeong Du Yoo, Sunju Kim, Ji Hee Han, Jong Won Han, Giuseppe C. Zuccarello
PLOS ONE , 2013, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068232
Abstract: The loss of photosynthetic function should lead to the cessation of expression and finally loss of photosynthetic genes in the new heterotroph. Dinoflagellates are known to have lost their photosynthetic ability several times. Dinoflagellates have also acquired photosynthesis from other organisms, either on a long-term basis or as “kleptoplastids” multiple times. The fate of photosynthetic gene expression in heterotrophs can be informative into evolution of gene expression patterns after functional loss, and the dinoflagellates ability to acquire new photosynthetic function through additional endosymbiosis. To explore this we analyzed a large-scale EST database consisting of 151,091 unique sequences (29,170 contigs, 120,921 singletons) obtained from 454 pyrosequencing of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate Pfiesteria piscicida. About 597 contigs from P. piscicida showed significant homology (E-value
Atrophic Gastritis: A Related Factor for Osteoporosis in Elderly Women
Hye Won Kim, Yang-Hyun Kim, Kyungdo Han, Ga Eun Nam, Gwang Seon Kim, Byoung-Duck Han, Anna Lee, Ji Yong Ahn, Byung Joon Ko
PLOS ONE , 2014, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101852
Abstract: Purpose Osteoporosis poses a great threat to the aging society. Hypochlorhydric or achlorhydric conditions are risk factors for osteoporosis. Atrophic gastritis also decreases gastric acid production; however, the role of atrophic gastritis as a related factor for osteoporosis is unclear. We investigated the relationship between atrophic gastritis and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women over 60 years of age. Subjects and Methods A total of 401 postmenopausal women were included in this cross-sectional study, which was conducted during their medical check-ups. Bone mineral densitometry was measured using a dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Atrophic gastritis was defined endoscopically if gastric mucosa in the antrum and the body were found to be atrophied and thinned and submucosal vessels could be well visualized. Results The proportion of people with atrophic gastritis was higher in the osteoporotic group than in the group without osteoporosis. A linear relationship was observed in the proportion of atrophic gastritis according to the categories of normal, osteopenia, and osteoporosis at the lumbar spine (p for trend = 0.039) and femur (p for trend = 0.001). A multiple logistic regression analysis revealed that the presence of atrophic gastritis was associated with an increased odds of osteoporosis after adjusting for age, body mass index, triglyceride, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, alcohol consumption, and smoking status (odds ratio 1.89, 95% confidence interval 1.15–3.11). Conclusions Atrophic gastritis is associated with an increased likelihood of osteoporosis in Korean elderly women.
Brain activation patterns associated with sexual orientation in homosexual male and female: a case study with 3.0T fMRI  [PDF]
Gwang-Won Kim, Gwang-Woo Jeong, Jong-Chul Yang
Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering (JBiSE) , 2011, DOI: 10.4236/jbise.2011.43027
Abstract: This study was performed to clarify the sexual orien-tation in a 19-year-old homosexual male and a 20-year-old homosexual female by using a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) with viewing male and female erotic nude pictures. The sex hor-mone levels of the homosexual male and female were in the normal range of healthy heterosexual males and females, respectively. In both homosexuals more significant brain activities were observed while view-ing the nude pictures of the same genetic sex than those of the opposite sex in the frontal cortex, parietal cortex, occipital cortex, anterior cingulate gyrus, amygdala, midbrain, hippocampus, orbitofrontal cortex, parahippocampal gyrus, thalamus, globus pallidus, and putamen, which are known to be re-sponsive to sexual arousal. The homosexual male and female showed a tendency toward higher sexual arousal to the same genetic sex as comparison with the opposite sex. This finding may be useful to un-derstand the different neural mechanisms on sexual arousal in homosexuals.
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