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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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A Privacy-Preserving Method with Flexible Charging Schedules for Electric Vehicles in the Smart Grid, Sabrina Afrin

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Efficient Error detection Architectures for for Low-Energy Block Ciphers with the Case Study of Midori Benchmarked on FPGA, Anita Aghaie

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Efficient Template-Based Nanomanufacturing of Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Cell Applications, Adeel Ahmed

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Applying Data Analytics to Improve Multi-Asset Portfolio Performance, Amrith Akula

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Finding Practical Way to Minimize the Time and Space Needed at the Temporary Donation Places, Reema Aldossari

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Symbol Synchronization Techniques in Digital Communications, Mohammed Al-Hamiri

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360° View Camera Based Visual Assistive Technology for Contextual Scene Information, Mazin Ali

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Dusty Donuts: Modeling the Reverberation Response of the Circumnuclear Dusty Torus Emission in AGN, Triana R. Almeyda

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Comparison of visual programming and hybrid programming environments in transferring programming skills, Hussein Alrubaye

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fixino 1.0, Sultan Alshehri

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Using the Opposition E ect in Remotely Sensed Data to Assist in the Retrieval of Bulk Density, Brittany L. Ambeau

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Adding Security to Control Area Network of Vehicles by Using SHA-3, Aidin Ameri

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Optimal L(h, k) labelings of Cartesian products of complete graphs and paths, Krishna Vittal Ammanabrolu

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Comparing Economic, Environmental, and Social Effects of Central Air Conditioner Size and Thermostat Schedule Interactions, Briana Elizabeth Amoroso

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Measurement of Ferroelectric Films in MFM and MFIS Structures, Jackson D. Anderson

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Optimizing the Operation of Bulk Energy Storage Devices to Find the Trade-offs Between Revenue and CO2 Emissions., Laura M. Arciniegas

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The Omnichannel Marketplace: A Look at Modern Consumers, Rosa Arnone

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Towards Automated Analysis of Urban Infrastructure after Natural Disasters using Remote Sensing, Colin Axel

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Better Text Detection through Improved K-means-based Feature Learning, Kardo Othman Aziz

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The Role of Women in the Economy of Kosovo, Hana Bacaj

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Deep Learning Localization for Self-driving Cars, Suvam Bag

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Three-dimensional Image Processing of Identifying Toner Particle Centroids, Di Bai

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Dear Objects,, Jee Young Bang

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The Power of After-Hours: Young Adult Engagement and Programming in Museums, Hannah E. Barber

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Aligning Business Decision Making to Strategy, Donald J. Barnes, Katherine A. Dominguez, and Whitney J. Vazquez

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Automated Quality Assessment of Printed Objects Using Subjective and Objective Methods Based on Imaging and Machine Learning Techniques., Ritu Basnet

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Minimization of Energy Costs Considering Demand Charge Under Time of Use and Real Time Pricing Policies, Jose Carlos Batista Abikarram

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Displays of Jealousy in Dogs, Cassandra D. Beck

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Manner of Death and Willingness to Nullify in a Euthanasia Case, Daniel Bell

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Development, Implementation and Pre-clinical Evaluation of Medical Image Computing Tools in Support of Computer-aided Diagnosis: Respiratory, Orthopedic and Cardiac Applications, Yehuda K. Ben-Zikri

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Public Sector Wages: The Implications for the Private Sector, Drenusha Berisha

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Teaching Agents with Deep Apprenticeship Learning, Amar Bhatt

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On Increasing Trust Between Developers and Automated Refactoring Tools Through Visualization, Alexander Bogart

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General Relativistic Gas Dynamics in the Central Cavity of Binary Black Holes, Dennis B. Bowen

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Into the Pines, Dustin Brown

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A Replicative Study Involving Commercial Art Galleries in Upstate New York, Yingtong Bu

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Multi-Domain Spectral Methods for Data Reduction in Numerical Relativity Simulations, Brian A. Caimano

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Analytical Flood Risk Models for First Responder Use: Obstruction Detection and Risk Assessment, Brett Edmond Carlock

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Hopeless Optimism, Shane Caryl

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Understanding Traffic Characteristics in a Server to Server Data Center Network, Siva Shankar Chandrasekaran

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CPU Cooling in Data Center Using a Thermosiphon Loop with Tapered Open Microchannel Manifold (OMM), Aranya Chauhan

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From Character to Characteristics, Yen-Ting Chen

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Androgyny, Yu-Chi Chien

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A Machine Learning Approach on Providing Recommendations for the Vacant Lot Problem, Md Towhidul Absar Chowdhury

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Her Eyes, Stephanie Clark

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Applying Hierarchical Contextual Parsing with Visual Density and Geometric Features to Typeset Formula Recognition, Michael Patrick Erickson Condon

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Scientific Imaging of Cultural Heritage for Computer Graphics Rendering, Brittany D. Cox

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Enhancing Near Zero Volt Storage Tolerance of Lithium-ion Batteries, Kyle R. Crompton

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The Process of Creating Accurate Reproductions of Fragile Objects: Fabricating 3D Facsimiles with Limited Resources, Katherine E. Curran

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Advanced Music Audio Feature Learning with Deep Networks, Madeleine Daigneau

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Revising a Habitat Suitability Model for Spotted Turtles (Clemmys guttata) in Upstate New York, Caitlin Dailey

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Development of High Efficiency III/V Photovoltaic Devices, Yushuai Dai

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Predicting underperformance from students in upper level engineering courses, William J. Darlington

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Symbolic and Visual Retrieval of Mathematical Notation using Formula Graph Symbol Pair Matching and Structural Alignment, Kenny Davila Castellanos

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PaSE : Parallel Speedup Estimation Framework for Network-on-Chip Based Multi-core Systems, Ghassan Bachay Dharb

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Examining the New York State Gun Involved Violence Elimination Initiative’s Alignment with Several Theoretical Perspectives, Jamie Dougherty

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Fabrication of Low Adhesion Films Through Pulsed Light Sintering, Dhananhay Dubey

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Instruments of Generation, Bradley Dunn

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The Influence of a Metallic Substrate on the Post Impact Structural Characteristics of a Composite Shaft, Charles R. Eastwood

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Maybe Somewhere West, Katie Efstathiou

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The use of Social Media as a marketing tool in Kosovo: current trends and opportunities, Robert Ejupi

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A Model-Free Control System Based on the Sliding Mode Control Method with Applications to Multi-Input-Multi-Output Systems, Fares El Tin

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HeadStrong: Concussion Reduction Using Biomimicry, David Evenski

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Cell Dynamics in Three-dimensional (3D) Culture Environments, Rong Fan

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Fiddle Me This: A History and Discussion of Old-Time Fiddle Tunes in Western New York, Christopher M. Fisher

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Election-Attack Complexity for More Natural Models, Zack Fitzsimmons

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Applying Multi-Resolution Stochastic Modeling to Individual Tennis Points, Calvin Michael Floyd

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Assembly, David Flynn

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An Exploration of Rhythm Perception in African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus), Irene A. Fobe

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Algorithmic Framework and Implementation of Spectrum Holes Detection for Cognitive Radios, Ian J. Frasch

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A Content Analysis of News Source Characteristics Within Broadcast News Stories Concerning the Financial Crisis Between September 8, 2008 – December 31, 2008, Jennifer L. Freer

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Identification of Differential Expression of p53 associated RNAs at 3 Different Treatment Timepoints, and Association with ChIP-seq Identified p53 Genes., Julia Freewoman

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The Impact of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on the Dynamics of the Opioid Epidemic, Samuel Gatley

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Synthesis of Polyproline Spacers between NIR Dye Pairs for FRET to Enhance Photoacoustic Imaging, Nisha Geng

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The Design of a 24-bit Hardware Gaussian Noise Generator via the Box-Muller Method and its Error Analysis, Lincoln Glauser

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The Design of a Custom 32-bit RISC CPU and LLVM Compiler Backend, Connor Jan Goldberg

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Picking at Scabs, Robert Gordon

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Discovering a Domain Knowledge Representation for Image Grouping: Multimodal Data Modeling, Fusion, and Interactive Learning, Xuan Guo

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Compassionately Conservative Normalized Cuts for Image Segmentation, Tyler L. Hayes

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A Novel 3D printed leg design for a Biped Robot, Matthew A. Haywood

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RePlace, Kyriani Hinkleman

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Vedic Based Division Core Design, Ryan Hinkley

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Multi-objective Optimization of Hospital Inpatient Bed Assignment, Brenden Hoff

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An Investigation of Process, Form, and Technique, Carter Hopkins

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Characterization of Optimized Si-MOSFETs for Terahertz Detection, Jack D. Horowitz

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Factors Influencing SNAP Benefit Acceptance Program Utilization Rates at Farmers Markets, Nicole Howley

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Automatic Assessment of Medication States of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease using Wearable Sensors, Murtadha Dawood Hssayeni

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Sensitivity Enhancement of Metal-Oxide Chemical Sensors for Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds, John F. Hughes

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Effect of Aggregation on Squaraine Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Devices, Ishita Jalan

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Searching for Color in Black & White: Epistemic Closure, the RIT Archives, and the Colonial Roots of White Invisibility, Andrew James

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Hyperspectral and Hypertemporal Longwave Infrared Data Characterization, Nirmalan Jeganathan

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High-Dimensional Linear and Functional Analysis of Multivariate Grapevine Data, Uday Kant Jha

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Evaluation of Stray Light Correction for the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) from Landsat 8, Fu Jiang

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A Dataset of Gaze Behavior in VR Faithful to Natural Statistics, Brendan John

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Automated Grading and Feedback of Regular Expressions, Himesh Kakkar

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Obstacle Avoidance and Path Planning for Smart Indoor Agents, Rasika M. Kangutkar

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The effectiveness of Social Assistance scheme in Kosovo, Jehona Karavidaj

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Alternative Processor within Threshold: Flexible Scheduling on Heterogeneous Systems, Stavan Satish Karia

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Machine Learning Based Autism Detection Using Brain Imaging, Gajendra Jung Katuwal

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Transcendence, Jamie Katz