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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Smart Grid Privacy through Distributed Trust, Benjamin Lipton

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Fragments, Yue Liu

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Interactive Dynasty: An Effective Way to Learn About the Tang Dynasty History, Xiangyin Li

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Evolution of the Museum Experience: Mobile Augmented Reality’s Impact on the Visitor Experience at an Outdoor Living Museum, Rita Locke Pettine

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Hydrology, nutrient availability, and herbivory interacting to control ecosystem functions and services in created emergent freshwater wetlands, Kimberly A. Lodge

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Victimization Rates Among Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students, Kristi Love

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ALPHABOT: Using Interaction Design to Help Children with Reading Disabilities through a Multi-sensory Approach, Chao Luo

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Novel Approaches to the Spectral and Colorimetric Color Reproduction, Morteza Maali Amiri

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MPLS & QoS in Virtual Environments, Amar Madhavan

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The Modernized Keyboard: Improving the Musician’s Experience Through User-Centered Design, Andrew James Magee

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Parts: One Through Three, Julia Manson

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Nickel Silicide as a Contact and Diffusion Barrier for Copper Metallization in Silicon Photovoltaics, Alexander Angus Marshall

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Preserving the Spatial Information of Accessible UML Class Diagrams for the Visually Impaired, Silva Hekmat Matti

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Information-Based Neighborhood Modeling, Marcelo Matus Nicodemos

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What Is the Relationship Between Conflict Management and Employee Empowerment? A Message Design Logic Perspective and its Importance for Managers and Supervisors, Michelle Maura Fernandez

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Facial Capture Lip-Sync, Victoria McGowen

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Flux Guard: An Exploration of Situational Rigidity, Nicholas Miclette

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Interpretation and Regulation of Electronic Defects in IGZO TFTs Through Materials & Processes, Tarun Mudgal

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Artificial Neural Network Based Prediction Mechanism for Wireless Network on Chips Medium Access Control, Ranjith Murugesan

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Wireless Interconnects for Intra-chip & Inter-chip Transmission, Rounak Singh Narde

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FUNDoggy: Using gamification and social network services to create a mobile fundraising application for helping shelter dogs, Yu Ri Na

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An Exploration of Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Through Life Cycle Assessments, Briana Neuberger

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Automatic Video Captioning using Deep Neural Network, Thang Huy Nguyen

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Study of Damage Progression In CSCM Concretes Under Repeated Impacts, Yevgeniy Parfilko

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Configurable Verification of RISC Processors, Namratha Pashupathy Manjula Devi

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Dysarthric Speech Recognition and Offline Handwriting Recognition using Deep Neural Networks, Suhas Pillai

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A Novel Hexapod Robot Design with Flight Capability, Mark C. Pitonyak

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Scalable Digital Architecture of a Liquid State Machine, Anvesh Polepalli

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The Influence of Alternative Electrode Configurations and Process Integration Schemes on IGZO TFT Operation, Eli P. Powell

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Bandgap Reference Design at the 14-Nanometer FinFET Node, Lucas J. Prilenski

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Social Table Design For Culinary Enjoyment, Jiekun Qian

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Redesign Ming Furniture, Wenjing Qi

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Entry-Level Employees’ Views of the Skills Gap in Digital Marketing, Anita Raghuraman

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Barriers to Small and Medium Enterprises in Kosovo, Art Raifi

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Evolution of Massive Black Hole Binaries in Rotating Stellar Nuclei and its Implications for Gravitational Wave Detection, Alexander Rasskazov

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Revitalizing Low Income Communities Using Carbon Neutral Buildings, Charles Rau

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SynApps: Children’s ASD Management Through A Mobile Application and An Interactive Biofeedback Exercise, Elizabeth Richardson

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Effectiveness of YouTube Advertising: A Study of Audience Analysis, Paula R. Rodriguez

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Tech MDs: Improving User Experience of Electronic Health Record System, Rootwa Sagar

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Panorama, Ayuko Sakurai

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Improving the Design and Application of Insulator-Based Dielectrophoretic Devices for the Assessment of Complex Mixtures, Mario A. Saucedo-Espinosa

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Formal Verification of Receipt Validation in Chaum’s Scheme, Kyle Savarese

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Dynamic Model Generation and Classification of Network Attacks, Jacob D. Saxton

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Overcoming the Challenges for Multichip Integration: A Wireless Interconnect Approach, Md Shahriar Shamim

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Parents’ Perspectives: How They Use Behavior Modification Techniques With Toddlers Aged 1-3, Diana H. Solt

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The Real Face of Arabic Symbols, Leena Yahya Sonbuol

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An Examination of the Uses and Gratifications of Utilitarian and Experiential Online Shoppers, Michelle Spang

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Automated flight planning for roof inspection using a face-based approach, Paul Sponagle

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Outburst, Benjamin A. Strack

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Ultra-Shallow Phosphorous Diffusion in Silicon using Molecular Monolayer Doping, Astha Tapriya

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Investigation of sequential experimental approaches in logistic regression modeling, Darsh Thakkar

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The Emotional Impact of Audio - Visual Stimuli, Titus Pallithottathu Thomas

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Degradation of cyclic ethers by microorganisms isolated from contaminated groundwater, Rowan Thompson

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Validation of a Method to Estimate Skin Spectral Reflectance Using a Digital Camera., Christopher Thorstenson

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The Effect of Microstructure on Mechanical Properties of Powder-Based Materials for 3-D printing, Yuan Tian

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Characterizing Resident Space Object Earthshine Signature Variability, Jared D. Van Cor

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Imaging Polarimetry with Polarization-Sensitive Focal Plane Arrays, Dmitry V. Vorobiev

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Design Strategies for Ultralow Power 10nm FinFETs, Abhijeet M. Walke

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Understanding High Resolution Aerial Imagery Using Computer Vision Techniques, Fan Wang

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Fresh Food Delivery System Based on Suburban Community, Zhuo Wang

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Interviews Define Face Validity of Physical Activity Survey Items with Fourth Graders, Elizabeth Dubiel Wayman

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Ferromagnetic Resonance to Investigate Spin Pumping in Permalloy Multilayers, Thomas White

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Bayesian Hidden Topic Markov Models, Kenneth Tyler Wilcox

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Generation, validation, and application of abundance map reference data for spectral unmixing, McKay D. Williams

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The Luxury Trap, Zhihui Wu

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A Strategy of Maximizing Profit in the Long Run Using the Concept of Kelly’s Criterion, Binyi Xu

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Selfie Usage in Marketing Between Companies and Consumers, Qinjin Yang

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Predicting Cholera Positive Cases in Haiti, Jessica Young

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The Adoption of Project Based Learning in Graphic Communication Programs, Aezzaddin Aisyah Zainuddin

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Regional Sustainable Standard Exploration: The Case of Chinese Rural Areas, Jinzuo Zhang

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Akchessima: Latin Type Design for Digital Chinese (Seal Script) Typefaces, Xuan Zhang

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Searching for Gravitational Waves from Scorpius X-1 with a Cross-correlation Method: from Mock Data to Advanced LIGO, Yuanhao Zhang

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The Incarnation, Lingfei Zhao

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Mobile App of Food Combinations- Medley for Mom, Xun Zhao

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A Passionate Journey: Info-Motion Graphics video exploring why and how to find work you love., Jia Zhou

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MDD, What and How: A Motion Graphics Short Film, Yi Zhou

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Novel Synthesis of a Solid Silver Oxalate Complex Used for Printing Conductive Traces., Khushbu Zope

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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E-Government in Amarah: Challenges and Recommendations for Future Implementation, Reem Jabbar Abdulbaqi

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Balancing Medical Resident Education and Workload while Ensuring Quality Patient Care, Akshit Agarwal

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Lightweight Architectures for Reliable and Fault Detection Simon and Speck Cryptographic Algorithms on FPGA, Prashant Ahir

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Android Malware Detection Using Category-Based Machine Learning Classifiers, Huda Ali Alatwi

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Extreme Contrast Enchantment of an All-Optical AND Gate, Saif Al Graiti

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Examining the Differences in After-Sale Service Quality Perceptions between Managers and Customers in the Automobile Industry and Their Impact on Customer Satisfaction, Mohamed Al Hammadi

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Exploring TripAdvisor Online Reviews: The Case of George Eastman Museum, Mussab Aljahdali

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An Adaptive Algorithm for Range Queries in Differential Privacy, Asma Alnemari

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Implementation of the Array-based Approach for the Evaluation of Randomness of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Hanadi Yahia Alomari

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Drivers of Hotel Employee Motivation, Satisfaction and Engagement in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz Alqusayer

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An Analysis of Saudis International Pleasure and Leisure Travel Behavior, Fawaz Alreshaidan

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Interracial Advertising: A Comparative Analysis on YouTube Comments on a Controversial Interracial Commercial, Jeannine Alsous

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Effects of using iPad on First Grade Students' Achievements in Arabic Language Classes In Saudi Arabia, Jawaher Alsulami

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An evaluation of the silicon spectral range for determination of nutrient content of grape vines, Grant W.F. Anderson

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Validating Color Doppler Ultrasound Performance Via A Quantitative Comparison with Particle Image Velocimetry, Allan Alexander Andranikian

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Sketchy, Matt Ansini

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MATLAB System Simulation: Solar-Dehumidification for low Volume Water Production in Remote Regions, Daniel Appiah-Mensah

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The Realization and Study of Optical Wings, Alexandra Brae Artusio-Glimpse

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Developing a Prototype System for Syndromic Surveillance and Visualization Using Social Media Data., Anup Aryal

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An Artificial Neural Networks based Temperature Prediction Framework for Network-on-Chip based Multicore Platform, Sandeep Aswath Narayana

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visualization of mind: visual exploration of brain activity, Bilegsaikhan Baasanjav

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Determining the Impact of Latitude on Parturition Timing in Captive North American River Otters: A Statistical Analysis of AZA Studbook Records, Jordan I. Bailey

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The Quality Attribute Design Strategy for a Social Network Data Analysis System, Ziyi Bai