Volume 2 Issue 1 - November 2, 2007
 
Articles Digest

Research Express@NCKU        Nov 2~ Nov 8, 2007


A Possible Therapeutic Strategy for CNS Repair: Reduction of iNOS Production in Activated Glia by Interference of PGE2/EP2 Action
Shun-Fen Tzeng

Abstract--Glia are activated by inflamed microenviromental factors after injury to the central nervous system (CNS), which produce excessive amounts of NO by inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) to induce neural cell death and hinder CNS repair. ...

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High Quality and Fast H.264/AVC Video Encoder:Enhanced Intra 4x4 Mode Decision for H.264/AVC coders
Jar-Ferr Yang


The 21st century is in the high-tech information epoch of multimedia communications. Along with progresses of high efficient video and audio compression technologies and high speed and low cost personal computer and VLSI chip, ...

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A Novel LTPS-TFT Pixel Circuit Compensating for TFT Threshold-Voltage Shift and OLED Degradation for AMOLED
Chih-Lung Lin

Active-matrix organic light-emitting diodes (AMOLED) have been extensively studied owing to their promising features such as thin thickness, self-emission, lower driving voltage, a wide viewing angle, fast response time, high efficiency, high brightness, and flexible characteristics. ...

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A taxonomy of Internet-based technologies integrated in language curricula
Gi-Zen Liu

Introduction
As Rushby (2005) observes, a new constructivist learning paradigm for the various uses of Internet-based technologies (IBT) and environments is emerging. IBT have evolved and been applied to language learning for almost 2 decades. ...

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On the Uniqueness of the Moonshine Vertex Operator Algebra
Ching Hung Lam

The classification of finite simple groups is one of the major achievements of mathematics in the 20th century. The theorem states that a finite simple group G is isomorphic to one of the following: ...

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Threats and Countermeasures for Information System Security: A Cross-Industry Study
Quey-Jen Yeh

According to a survey of 530 U.S. enterprises by the Computer Security Institute, 90% had suffered security breaches, and 75% had experienced business difficulties due to security breaches, resulting in losses of $201 million in 2002. ...

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η and η' productions in semileptonic B decays
Chuan-Hung Chen

It has been known that quarks and leptons are the fundamental elements of our universe. In the standard model of particle physics, which is the most successful theory to describe the elementary particles and their interactions, ...

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