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Col·lecció d'articles científics escrits pel personal docent i investigador de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona o bé publicats a les revistes de la universitat.

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2016-12-09
19:58
30 p, 505.1 KB Homogamia educacional en México y Brasil, 1970-2000: pautas y tendencias / Esteve Palós, Albert Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona ; Mc Caa, Robert University of Minnesota
En un contexto histórico de expansión educativa, mejora de los rendimientos de la educación y aumento de la participación de la mujer en la actividad económica, este artículo examina y compara las pautas y tendencias en homogamia educativa en México y Brasil entre 1970 y 2000. [...]
2007
Latin American Research Review, Vol. 42 Núm. 2 (June 2007) , p. 56-85  
2016-12-09
12:36
39 p, 2.3 MB Human Pose Estimation from Monocular Images : a Comprehensive Survey / Gong, Wenjuan (China University of Petroleum. Department of Computer Science and Technology) ; Zhang, Xuena (China University of Petroleum. Department of Computer Science and Technology) ; Gonzàlez i Sabaté, Jordi (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Ciències de la Computació) ; Sobral, Andrews (Université de La Rochelle) ; Bouwmans, Thierry (Université de La Rochelle) ; Tu, Changhe (Shandong University. School of Computer Science and Technology) ; Zahzah, El-hadi (Université de La Rochelle)
Human pose estimation refers to the estimation of the location of body parts and how they are connected in an image. Human pose estimation from monocular images has wide applications (e. g. , image indexing). [...]
2016 - 10.3390/s16121966
Sensors, Vol. 16 No. 12 (November 2016) , p. 1966  
2016-12-09
12:23
11 p, 1.5 MB Gender Differences in the Application of Spanish Criteria for Initiation of Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Fabry Disease in the Fabry Outcome Survey / Barba Romero, Miguel Ángel (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. Departamento de Medicina Interna) ; Pintos Morell, Guillem (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia, Ginecologia i de Medicina Preventiva)
Both male/female patients with Fabry disease (FD) may receive enzyme replacement therapy (ERT). Previously published analyses of the Fabry Outcome Survey (FOS; Shire-sponsored) database suggested gender differences in timing of ERT initiation. [...]
2016 - 10.3390/ijms17121965
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Vol. 17 Núm. 12 (November 2016)  
2016-12-09
11:12
12 p, 664.7 KB Feature Point Descriptors : Infrared and Visible Spectra / Ricaurte, Pablo (Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (Guayaquil, Equador)) ; Chilán, Carmen (Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (Guayaquil, Equador)) ; Aguilera Carrasco, Cristhian A. (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Ciències de la Computació) ; Vintimilla, Boris X. (Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (Guayaquil, Equador)) ; Sappa, Angel Domingo (Centre de Visió per Computador (Bellaterra, Catalunya))
This manuscript evaluates the behavior of classical feature point descriptors when they are used in images from long-wave infrared spectral band and compare them with the results obtained in the visible spectrum. [...]
2014 - 10.3390/s140203690
Sensors, Vol. 14 Núm. 2 (February 2014) , p. 3690-3701  
2016-12-09
10:59
15 p, 201.9 KB The Socioeconomic Determinants of Health: Economic Growth and Health in the OECD Countries during the Last Three Decades / López-Casasnovas, Guillem (Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia) ; Soley Bori, Marina (Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Centre de Recerca en Economia i Salut)
In times of economic crisis, most countries face the dual challenge of fighting unemployment while restraining social expenditures and closing budget deficits. The spending cuts and lack of employment affect a large number of decisions that have a direct or indirect impact on health. [...]
2014 - 10.3390/ijerph110100815
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 11 Núm. 1 (January 2014) , p. 815-829  
2016-12-09
10:29
15 p, 238.9 KB A First Approach to Differences in Continuity of Care Perceived by Immigrants and Natives in the Catalan Public Healthcare System / Aller Hernández, Marta Beatriz (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pediatria, d'Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva) ; Colomé Doménech, Josep Maria (Consorci de Salut i Social de Catalunya) ; Waibel, Sina (Consorci de Salut i Social de Catalunya) ; Vargas Lorenzo, Ingrid (Consorci de Salut i Social de Catalunya) ; Vázquez Navarrete, María Luisa (Consorci de Salut i Social de Catalunya)
Objective: To compare immigrants’ and natives’ perceptions of relational, managerial and informational continuity of care and to explore the influence of the length of stay on immigrants’ perceptions of continuity. [...]
2013 - 10.3390/ijerph10041474
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 10 Núm. 4 (2013) , p. 1474-1488  
2016-12-07
20:27
32 p, 499.2 KB Explaining new trends in the gender gap of mortality: Sb Insights from a regional trend-analysis of the Netherlands / Spijker, Jeroen (Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics) ; Poppel, Frans van (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute) ; Wissen, Leo van (University of Groningen. Faculty of Spatial Sciences)
The recent decrease of the male-female mortality gap in Western Europe has been accompanied by changes in the life style, educational level, family roles and employment of women. In this paper we try to find out whether a relationship indeed exists between the increase in gender equality and the decrease in the male/female mortality difference. [...]
2007 - 10.1553/populationyearbook2007s61
Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, Vol. 5 (2007) , p. 61-92  
2016-12-07
19:50
18 p, 1.0 MB Spousal and parental roles among female student populations in 55 low-and middle-income countries / Esteve Palós, Albert (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Spijker, Jeroen (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Riffe, Tim (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; García, Joan (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)
This paper exploits a vast database of international census and survey microdata to examine the relationship between school enrolment on the one hand and the status of being in a union or a parent on the other among female adolescents and young adults in low-and middle-income countries. [...]
2012 - 10.1553/populationyearbook2012s077
Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, Vol. 10 (2012) , p. 77-94  
2016-12-07
18:43
26 p, 441.2 KB Working after age 50 in Spain. Is the trend towards early retirement reversing? / Gómez-León, Madelín (University of Southampton. ESRC Centre for Population Change) ; Miret, Pau, 1964- (Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics)
As the baby boom cohort approaches retirement, there has been considerable uncertainty about the economic sustainability of the social security systems in most of the developed world. In recent decades, Spain has had both one of the oldest populations and the lowest levels of employment among the population aged 50 and over in Europe. [...]
2014 - 10.1553/populationyearbook2014s115
Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, Vol. 12 (2014) , p. 115-140  
2016-12-07
13:55
Glutamatergic neurotransmission links sensitivity to volatile anesthetics with mitochondrial function / Zimin, Pavel I. (Seattle Children's Research Institute. Center for Developmental Therapeutics (Seattle, Estats Units d'Amèrica)) ; Woods, Christian B. (Seattle Children's Research Institute. Center for Developmental Therapeutics (Seattle, Estats Units d'Amèrica)) ; Quintana Romero, Albert (Seattle Children's Research Institute. Center for Developmental Therapeutics (Seattle, Estats Units d'Amèrica)) ; Ramirez, Jan-Marino (Seattle Children's Research Institute. Center for Integrative Brain Research (Seattle, Estats Units d'Amèrica)) ; Morgan, Philip G. (Seattle Children's Research Institute. Center for Developmental Therapeutics (Seattle, Estats Units d'Amèrica)) ; Sendensky, Margaret M. (Seattle Children's Research Institute. Center for Developmental Therapeutics (Seattle, Estats Units d'Amèrica))
An enigma of modern medicine has persisted for over 150 years. The mechanisms by which volatile anesthetics (VAs) produce their effects (loss of consciousness, analgesia, amnesia, and immobility) remain an unsolved mystery. [...]
2016 - 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.020
Current biology, Vol. 26, Issue 26 (August 2016) , p. 2194–2201