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Università della Svizzera italiana

Network theory and switching behaviors : a user guide for analyzing electronic records databases

Gronchi, Giorgio ; Raglianti, Marco ; Giovannelli, Fabio

In: Future internet, 2021, vol. 13, no. 9, p. 12

As part of studies that employ health electronic records databases, this paper advocates the employment of graph theory for investigating drug-switching behaviors. Unlike the shared approach in this field (comparing groups that have switched with control groups), network theory can provide information about actual switching behavior patterns. After a brief and simple introduction to...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Magnesium metabolism in chronic alcohol-use disorder : meta-analysis and systematic review

Vanoni, Flora O. ; Milani, Gregorio P. ; Agostoni, Carlo ; Treglia, Giorgio ; Faré, Pietro B. ; Camozzi, Pietro ; Lava, Sebastiano A. G. ; Bianchetti, Mario G. ; Janett, Simone

In: Nutrients, 2021, vol. 13, no. 6, p. 11

Chronic alcohol-use disorder has been imputed as a possible cause of dietary magnesium depletion. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of hypomagnesemia in chronic alcohol-use disorder, and to provide information on intracellular magnesium and on its renal handling. We carried out a structured literature search up to November 2020, which returned 2719 potentially relevant...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Analyzing cultural localization in online tourism promotion

Mele, Emanuele ; Cantoni, Lorenzo (Dir.) ; Kerkhof, Peter (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020COM006.

Tourism and culture are strongly intertwined. People can experience culture before, during and after their journey, both in the offline and in the online world. Arguably, the internet is among the main sources of inspiration and information retrieval for tourists, who navigate social media and websites to know more about the destination, its products and services. Following the developments in...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Enabling better aggregation and discovery of cultural heritage content for Europeana and its partner institutions

Raemy, Julien Antoine ; Gaudinat, Arnaud (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2020 ; MASID 96.

Europeana, a non-profit foundation launched in 2008, aims to improve access to Europe’s digital cultural heritage through itsopen data platform that aggregates metadata and links to digital surrogates held by over 3700 providers. The data comes bothdirectlyfrom cultural heritage institutions (libraries, archives, museums) as well as through intermediary aggregators. Europeana’s current...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Living heritage and sustainable tourism

Cantoni, Lorenzo ; De Ascaniis, Silvia ; Elgin-Nijhuis, Karin

Lugano : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020

ISBN: 978-88-6101-020-8

Haute école de gestion de Genève

What differences exist between Lavaux’s perception and its promoted image, and how can the promotion be adjusted to ensure consistency and improve the knowledge of the area?

Crot, Céline ; Depetris-Chauvin, Nicolas (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2019 ; TDIBM 55.

Lavaux, the Swiss vineyard which has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2007, is renowned for its terrace vineyards, its traditions, its breath-taking views on the Geneva Lake, and its unique landscape configuration. The purpose of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis of the perception and behaviour of the public towards Lavaux, and to compare them with the promotion of...

Université de Fribourg

Integrated bio- and cyclostratigraphy of Middle Triassic (Anisian) ramp deposits, NW Bulgaria

Ajdanlijsky, George ; Strasser, André ; Götz, Annette E.

In: Geologica Carpathica, 2019, vol. 70, no. 4, p. 325–354

A cyclostratigraphic interpretation of peritidal to shallow-marine ramp deposits of the early Middle Triassic (Anisian) Opletnya Member exposed in outcrops along the Iskar River gorge, NW Bulgaria, is presented. Based on facies trends and bounding surfaces, depositional sequences of several orders can be identified. New biostratigraphic data provide a time frame of the studied succession with...

Université de Fribourg

Disappearing world heritage glaciers as a keystone of nature conservation in a changing climate

Bosson, J.‐B. ; Huss, Matthias ; Osipova, E.

In: Earth’s Future, 2019, vol. 7, no. 4, p. 469–479

Since 1972, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention aims to identify and protect sites of Outstanding Universal Value for future generations. However, growing impacts of climate change are of the utmost concern for the integrity of many sites. Here, we inventory the glaciers present in natural World Heritage sites for the first...