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  • Influenza vaccine coverage, influenza-associated morbidity and all-cause mortality in Catalonia (Spain) 

    Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Soldevila, Nuria; Martínez, Anna; Carmona, Glòria; Batalla, Joan; Acosta Argueta, Lesly María; Domínguez, Àngela (2011-05-26)
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    The objective of this work was to study the behaviour of influenza with respect to morbidity and allcause mortality in Catalonia, and their association with influenza vaccination coverage. The study was carried out over ...
  • IT or not to be: the impact of Moodle in the education of developing countries 

    García Almiñana, Jordi; Somé, Michel; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Casany Guerrero, María José; Frigola Bourlon, Manel; Galanis, Nikolaos; García-Cervigon Gutiérrez, Manuel; Guerrero Zapata, Manel; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar (2012)
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    E-learning environments, such as Moodle, provide a technology that fosters the improvement of the educational system in developed countries, where education is traditionally performed with relatively high standards of ...
  • Non experimental evaluation of a computer assisted tool 

    Cobo Valeri, Erik; González Alastrué, José Antonio; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Dieguez, José Manuel; Piñeiro, Martiño (2006)
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    E-status is a web-based tool designed to improve learning in statistics introductory courses. On a separate research (Gonzalez et al, 2006) we present an experimental evaluation on the performance improvement among students ...
  • Non linear statistical models to improve wind power forecasts 

    Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Sánchez Espigares, Josep Anton; Márquez, M. Dolores (2013)
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  • Predicting seasonal influenza transmission using functional regression models with temporal dependence 

    Oviedo de la Fuente, Manuel; Febrero Bande, Manuel; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Domínguez García, Angela (2018-04-25)
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    This paper proposes a novel approach that uses meteorological information to predict the incidence of influenza in Galicia (Spain). It extends the Generalized Least Squares (GLS) methods in the multivariate framework to ...
  • Previsión de la evolución de un paciente 

    Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar (2004-01)
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    La monitorización formal de las señales biomédicas obtenidas en un paciente genera información que, procesada adecuadamente, ha de permitir detectar, de forma temprana, cambios en la evolución prevista. El registro ...
  • Tar-garch and stochastic volatility model: evaluation based on simulations and financial time series 

    Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Márquez, D.; Martí Recober, Manuel; Villazón, C.; Acosta Argueta, Lesly María (Physica-Verlag, 2004)
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    The paper analyzes the empirical performance between the Stochastic Volatility (SV) and TAR-GARCH models. SV models are flexible enough to explain excess kurtosis, although the inclusion of TAR in the GARCH model improves ...
  • The impact of immigration and vaccination in reducing the incidence of hepatitis B in Catalonia (Spain) 

    Oviedo de La Fuente, Manuel; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Carmona, Gloria; Borras, Eva; Batalla, Joan; Soldevila, Nuria; Domínguez, Àngela (2012-08-06)
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    Background The Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major cause of liver disease and liver cancer worldwide according to the World Health Organization. Following acute HBV infection, 1-5% of infected healthy adults ...
  • Threshold volatility models: forecasting performance 

    Marquez, M. D.; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Marti, Manuel; Acosta Argueta, Lesly María (Springer Verlag, 2006)
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    The aim of this paper is to compare the forecasting performance of competing volatility models, in order to capture the asymmetric effect in the volatility. We focus on examining the relative out-of-sample forecasting ...
  • Threshold volatily models: forecasting performance 

    Márquez, M. Dolores; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Martí Recober, Manuel; Acosta Argueta, Lesly María (Physica-Verlag, 2006)
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    The aim of this paper is to compare the forecasting performance of competing volatility models, in order to capture the asymmetric effect in the volatility. We focus on examining the relative out-of-sample forecasting ...
  • Time series estimation through optimal filtering: non-gaussian series 

    Font, X; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Martí Recober, Manuel (2001-08)
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  • Tuberculosis en Barcelona: modelo predictivo basado en series temporales 

    Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Orcau Palau, Angels; Caylà, Joan A. (2009-10-09)
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    La tuberculosis (TB) a escala mundial sigue ocasionando cada año millones de casos nuevos y de muertes. La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) ha estimado recientemente que en el 2007 se registraron 9.273.000 casos ...
  • UN ANÁLISIS DE LOS POSIBLES DETERMINANTES DE LA ASIMETRÍA DE LAS FLUCTUACIONES CÍCLICAS ENTRE LOS NUEVOS MIEMBROS DE LA UE Y LA ZONA EURO 

    Sala Ríos, Mercè; Torres Solé, Teresa; Márquez Cebrián, Dolores; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar (2012)
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    El trabajo analiza las fluctuaciones cíclicas de los nuevos miembros de la UE (PECES) en relación con las de la zona euro. El principal objetivo es averiguar si en las etapas iniciales de la liberalización del comercio ...