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ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS), Volume 5 Issue 1, April 2014

Septic Shock Prediction for Patients with Missing Data
Joyce C. Ho, Cheng H. Lee, Joydeep Ghosh
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/2591676

Sepsis and septic shock are common and potentially fatal conditions that often occur in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Early prediction of patients at risk for septic shock is therefore crucial to minimizing the effects of these...

Postmarketing Drug Safety Surveillance Using Publicly Available Health-Consumer-Contributed Content in Social Media
Christopher C. Yang, Haodong Yang, Ling Jiang
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/2576233

Postmarketing drug safety surveillance is important because many potential adverse drug reactions cannot be identified in the premarketing review process. It is reported that about 5% of hospital admissions are attributed to adverse drug...

Predicting Stability of Open-Source Software Systems Using Combination of Bayesian Classifiers
Salah Bouktif, Houari Sahraoui, Faheem Ahmed
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/2555596

The use of free and Open-Source Software (OSS) systems is gaining momentum. Organizations are also now adopting OSS, despite some reservations, particularly about the quality issues. Stability of software is one of the main features in software...

Building Online Trust in a Culture of Confucianism: The Impact of Process Flexibility and Perceived Control
Lihua Huang, Sulin Ba, Xianghua Lu
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/2576756

The success of e-commerce companies in a Confucian cultural context takes more than advanced IT and process design that have proven successful in Western countries. The example of eBay’s failure in China indicates that earning the trust of...

Risk Mitigation Decisions for IT Security
M. Lisa Yeo, Erik Rolland, Jackie Rees Ulmer, Raymond A. Patterson
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/2576757

Enterprises must manage their information risk as part of their larger operational risk management program. Managers must choose how to control for such information risk. This article defines the flow risk reduction problem and presents a formal...