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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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3D Subject-Atlas Image Registration for Micro-Computed Tomography Based Characterization of Drug Delivery in the Murine Cochlea, Zhenlin Xu

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Statistical Approaches for Signal Processing with Application to Automatic Singer Identification, Shiteng Yang

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Wearable Wonderland: Using Interaction Design and Wearable Technology to Motivate People to Stay Active, Xi Yang

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A Simulation-based Methodology to Compare Reverse Logistics System Configuration Considering Uncertainty, Fatma Selin Yanikara

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Visualization of Comparative Anatomy: Jaw muscles of Theropod Dinosaurs and their extant relatives; Illustrating the story of functional morphology and evolution, Maxwell Yeager

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Integration of Small-cells Powered from Renewable Energy in LTE Networks, Hakam Marwan Zaidan

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Connecting for Better Health: Discovering Differences in Self-­‐Reported Preference in the Environment of Social Media in Healthcare Communications, Ashley Zeh

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Design for working day’s lunchtime: Lunch with me, Han Zhang

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Iterative Methods for Stochastic Variational Inequalities, Xiangnan Zhang

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My Father’s Secret, Yumeng Zhang

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Zen Design: Applying Zen Principles to Brand Identity in Contemporary Graphic Design, Yun Zheng

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Text Detection in Natural Scenes and Technical Diagrams with Convolutional Feature Learning and Cascaded Classification, Siyu Zhu

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Learning Chinese Writing: An App Design Concept for Multi-touch Devices, Xi Zong

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Estimates of Emissions from Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles (HDDV) and Control Strategies Related to Transport Activities Supporting High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing Wells in the Marcellus Shale Formation, Rachel M. Zoyhofski

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Matural Exams in Kosovo: An Analysis on 2014 Test Results, Genta Agaj

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Wireless Sensor Platform for Pulse Oximetry, Anusha Aithal

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Information Security Policy for E-government in Saudi Arabia: Effectiveness, Vulnerabilities and Threats, Khaled AlGarni

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Zakrafah: Ornament in Islamic Style, Amani Alharbi

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Read Receipts Feature in Mobile Platform: An Investigation Study Based on Social Tie Between the Sender and Receiver, Lujayn Alhddad

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Access to Antenatal Health Services Among Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptian (RAE) Women in Kosovo, Jete Aliu

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Graduate Student Profile of Saudi Arabian Students Enrolled in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program at RIT, Saleh Aljubaili

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The Role of Situation Awareness Metrics in the Assessment of Indoor Orientation Assistive Technologies that Aid Blind Individuals in Unfamiliar Indoor Environments, Abdulrhman A. Alkhanifer

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A Cognitive Theory-based Approach for the Evaluation and Enhancement of Internet Security Awareness among Children Aged 3-12 Years, Asma Eidhah M. Aloufi

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Mining News Content for Popularity Prediction, Moayad Alshangiti

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Guests' Waiting Experience at Hotels: Evidence From Saudi Arabia, Khaled Alsumait

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Analysis of Double Ring Resonators using Method of Equating Fields, Shahana Althaf

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Design Guidelines for Offset Journal Bearings in Two-Stroke Engines, David P. Anderson

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Empirical Measurement and Model Validation of Infrared Spectra of Contaminated Surfaces, Sean Archer

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Fabrication of Multibore Carbon Nanopipettes Using a Template-based Nanomanufacturing Process, Ayomipo Arowosola

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Wawa, Gloria Arteaga

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Individual Colorimetric Observers for Personalized Color Imaging, Yuta Asano

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Don’t Train in Vain: An Enterprise Information System Implementation Training Strategy, Luke Auburn

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Issue of Non-Addressed Recommendations from the Auditor General in Kosovo, Lule Bahtiri

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Homology Based Motif Generation, Cameron Baker

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Leveraging the BLAC Model for Situation Awareness in CIP, Samah Mobarak Balkhair

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Quantifying the urban forest environment using dense discrete return LiDAR and aerial color imagery for segmentation and object-level biomass assessment, Madhurima Bandyopadhyay

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Propencity, Alissa Barbato

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Computational identification of conserved haustorial-expressed genes in the grapevine powdery mildew fungus Erysiphe necator, Miriam E. Barnett

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Tear Film Dynamics Concerning A Lipid Reservoir, Gregory A. Barron

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Monitoring Cloud-prone Complex Landscapes At Multiple Spatial Scales Using Medium And High Resolution Optical Data: A Case Study In Central Africa, Bikash Basnet

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Environmental Life Cycle Comparison of Aluminum-based High Barrier Flexible Packaging Laminates, Jacob A. Bayus

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Toniis: Design that has a positive impact on children with abnormal muscle tone., Liana Beer

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Designing Children’s Interactive Pop-up Books: Creating enhanced experiences through the incorporation of animation principles and interactive design., Michael Begay

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Toward Real-Time Video-Enhanced Augmented Reality for Medical Visualization and Simulation, Alexander Maxwell Bensch

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Factors Influencing Gender Gap Participation among the Private and Public Sectors of Kosovo, Anyla Beqa

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Use Of Experts' Gaze By Novice Usability Practitioners To Perform A Better Heuristic Evaluation, Sree Anirudh J. Bhandaram

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Experimental Study of Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Over an Array of Short Micro Pin Fins, Aditya Bhat

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Chromatic Dispersion Compensation in electrical domain via Signal Pre-distortion using a dual-drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator, Saivivek Bheemanathini

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An Empirical Analysis of Predictive Machine Learning Algorithms on High-Dimensional Microarray Cancer Data, Jo A. Bill

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Prometheus, Kyle Blalock

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Synthesis and Characterization of Copolyesters Based on Vanillic Acid or Syringic Acid and Dodecanedioic Acid, Michael E. Bloom

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Sunder Axe: Encouraging Habit and Safe Use, Timothy Bromm

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Effect of Simulated Canopy Cover on Created Vernal Pools in the Northeastern US, Elizabeth Anne Bruen

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Flow Boiling in Open Microchannels with Tapered Manifolds using Ethanol in a Gravity-Driven Flow, Philipp K. Buchling Rego

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Mining and Integration of Structured and Unstructured Electronic Clinical Data for Dementia Detection, Joseph Bullard

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Clarifying Techniques for Unique Robotic Surgeries, Samantha Bundy

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Crystalline, Nicholas Buonarota, John Dunham, Alexander Herdzik, and Matthew Mundell

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Millennial Generation and the Mobile Internet Devices in Shopping Activities, Giovanna Cabrera, Katia Gutiérrez, and Pedro Guzmán Espinal

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Do Bugs Foreshadow Vulnerabilities? A Study of the Chromium Project, Felivel Camilo

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Dominican Women: Their Perception as Leaders by the Dominican Population, Jorge Canaán and Glenda Corcino

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Geometric Phases in Single Molecule Magnets, Brian Canchola Fenochio

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RCS Rochester Central Station: A Landmark Transit Station for Rochester New York, Bridget Carney

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A Generalized Model of Cognitive Workload, Taylor Carpenter

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A Comparison of Fish Communities in Southwestern Lake Ontario Tributaries From One Century Ago, Ben Carson

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Signature Simulation and Characterization of Mixed Solids in the Visible and Thermal Regimes, Tyler D. Carson

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Communicating Vaccination Information on Facebook Utilizing the Health Belief Model, Lindsay Case

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“Within”, Christine M. Caswell

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The Morozov Discrepancy Principle for the Elliptic Inverse Problem, Peter Caya

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North Star, Peter Cayer

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Allocation of Workers Utilizing Models with Learning, Forgetting, and Various Work Structures, Austin T. Chacosky

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A Study on the Social and the Environmental Impacts of Bottled Water & A Design Solution to Improve the User Experience of Reusable Water Bottles, Chia-Wei Chang

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Community Crime Mapping: Increasing Predictive Policing with Dynamic Symbol Sets, Michael Chaszczewski

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Multispectral Image Road Extraction Based Upon Automated Map Conflation, Bin Chen

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The Shape of Poetry: A Typographic Exploration of Poetry and Synesthesia, Boliang Chen

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A Wireless Communication Platform for MEMS Sensors, Chen Chen

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Seasons: A motion graphics depicts activities of ancient Chinese people in four seasons, Qina Chen

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Hand Operated Tabletop Letterpress Assembly Instructions 1.0, George Chiu, Brendan Domos, Spencer Herzog, Nathan Sandidge, and Kevin Weinstein

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Boundary between human and machine, Seulgi Cho

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Development of Material Characterization Techniques using Novel Nanoindentation Approaches on Hard and Soft Materials used in MEMS, Eyup Cinar

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Performance and Energy Trade-offs for 3D IC NoC Interconnects and Architectures, James David Coddington

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Bipartite Ramsey Numbers and Zarankiewicz Numbers, Alex F. Collins

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The Long Walk, Joe Columbia

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The Use of Landsat 8 for Monitoring of Fresh and Coastal Waters, Javier A. Concha

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Using Stochastic Differential Equations to Model Gap-Junction Gating Dynamics in Cardiac Myocytes, Will Consagra

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Assessment of Alignment Algorithms, Variant Discovery and Genotype Calling Strategies in Exome Sequencing Data, Anthony Corbett

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Waste as Parts: Reassessing waste value for a sustainable future, Patricio Corvalan

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Photonic-Loop Modeling Using Ghost Waveguides, Parikshit Dale

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Left Ventricle Myocardium Segmentation from 3D Cardiac MR Images using Combined Probabilistic Atlas and Graph Cut-based Approaches, Aditya Daryanani

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An Experimental Study of Dispersion in Oscillating Flows in Cylindrical Tubes, Siddharth Dasgupta

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Pulsed Photonic Curing of Conformal Printed Electronics, Sourav Das

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Uncertainty Quantification and Reduction in Cardiac Electrophysiological Imaging, Azar Rahimi Dehaghani

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Developing an algal biofilm filtration system for the remediation of nutrient pollution in freshwater ponds, Danielle Delp

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Spectrally Based Material Color Equivalency: Modeling and Manipulation, Maxim W. Derhak

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The Role of Offender Perception in Treatment Outcome for Male Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence with Co-occurring Substance Dependency, Andrea DeSisti

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Motion Sequence Teaser for a Trilogy by Satyajit Ray, Ashoomi Dholakia

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Investigating the Effect of Color Gamut Mapping Quantitatively and Visually, Anupam Dhopade

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Critical Action, Zachary Dietl

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Fear Feedback Loop: Creative and Dynamic Fear Experiences Driven by User Emotion, Charlene DiMeglio

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Pictorial Health Warnings in Croatia, Borna Dolezil

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Identity Aperture: Self-portraits, Genealogy, and Other Archives, Yuxiang Dong