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  • Developing professional skills at tertiary level: A model to integrate competencies across the curriculum 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Soler Cervera, Antonia; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; Ageno Pulido, Alicia; Belanche Muñoz, Luis Antonio; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Cobo Valeri, Erik; Farré Cirera, Rafael; García Almiñana, Jordi; Marès Martí, Pere (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In the context of the European Higher Education Area, curriculum design needs to be based on the defined competencies of each degree programs, including both domain specific and professional competencies. In this educational ...
  • Effect of changing the copular when choosing the primary endpoint in a Randomized Clinical Trial 

    Plana Ripoll, Oleguer; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe (2013)
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  • Some theoretical thoughts when using a composite endpoint to prove the efficacy of a treatment 

    Gómez Melis, Guadalupe (2011)
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    This paper discusses, following Gómez and Lagakos (2011) methodology, to what extent is there a gain in efficiency from adding a component event to a relevant endpoint when the treatment effect on this component is not as ...
  • Joint modelling analysis of prostate cancer incidence: frequentist and bayesian approaches 

    Piulachs, Xavier; Serrat Piè, Carles; Rué, Montserrat; Armero, Carmen; Forte, Anabel; Perpiñán, Héctor; Luján, Marcos; Páez, Álvaro (2013)
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    Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is a biomarker for prostate cancer (PCa) that is widely used for PCa screening. Using a database of 2415 men included in the Spanish screening arm of the ERSPC Study, we will use joint ...
  • Estimation of survival functions subject to order restrictions 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Moreno, Laura (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, 2013)
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    This contribution is framed in, and is part of, the Durabiltiy of Building Facades studies carried out in the last decade in the Institut d’Estadística i Matemàtica Aplicada a l’Edificació and Laboratori d’ Edificació at ...
  • Longitudinal + reliability = joint modeling 

    Serrat Piè, Carles (2013)
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    The aim of this presentation is to introduce joint modelling techniques for the simultaneous analysis of longitudinal time-varying data and time-to-event data. This is an increasing area of interest for the analysis of ...
  • On the design of a survey to measure effective communication in building 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Rodriguez, Sonia; Forcada Matheu, Núria (2012)
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    Although effective communication is identified as a key indicator of project performan ce, communication aspects on contractors’ evaluation are not yet included. This paper aims to review the most relevant contributions ...
  • Survival analysis methodology for service live prediction and building maintenance 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Gibert Armengol, Vicente (FEUP Ediçoes, S.A., 2011)
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    This paper deals with, on one hand, the introduction of survival analysis techniques for being used in building maintenance and, on the other hand, the application of this methodology for analyzing a large building stock ...
  • Joint modelling of two sequential times to event with longitudinal information 

    Huertas, Jaime-Abel; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe; Serrat Piè, Carles (2011)
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    In survival analysis, the lifetimes may be observed in some speci¯ed order, where the time to event Tk, cannot be observed until T1; :::; Tk¡1 have been observed. The present work proposes a joint model of two sequential ...
  • Nonlinear transformation models: application to mortality of calves 

    López-Segovia, Lucas; Espinal Berenguer, Anna; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe (2010)
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    We present. an appl ication of the proportional hazard-proportional hazard cure models to evalu ate the environmental and genetic factors that affect both mortality and survival up to weaning of beef calves. We usc the ...

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