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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Energy Savings and Marginal Emissions Factor Approach to Emissions Reductions from Household Appliance Efficiency Improvements, Courtney N. Smith

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Respecting Anatomically Rigid Regions in Nonrigid Registration, Eric J. Spangler

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Gaze Guidance, Task-Based Eye Movement Prediction, and Real-World Task Inference using Eye Tracking, Srinivas Sridharan

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Effects of Solder Paste Volume on PCBA Assembly Yield and Reliability, Sai Srinivas Sriperumbudur

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Accessibility Practices & The Inclusive Museum: Legal Compliance, Professional Standards, and the Social Responsibility of Museums, Ruth Erin Starr

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The Transverse Musculocutaneous Gracilis Flap for Breast Reconstruction Educational Illustration Series, Ryan Steenberg

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A Scalable Flash-Based Hardware Architecture for the Hierarchical Temporal Memory Spatial Pooler, Lennard G. Streat

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Reaching Quiet, Michael Strobert

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Reliable Hardware Architectures for Cyrtographic Block Ciphers LED and HIGHT, Srivatsan Subramanian

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Sampling and Counting Crossing-Free Matchings, Wenbo Sun

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Factors that Affect Classroom Participation, Marija Susak

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Hyperspectral Vehicle BRDF Learning: An Exploration of Vehicle Re ectance Variation and Optimal Measures of Spectral Similarity for Vehicle Reacquisition and Tracking Algorithms, Joseph Svejkosky

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Feminist Complaint Department, Sarah Taavola

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Measurement of Flow Velocities in a To-Scale Simplex Atomizer Using Particle Image Velocimetry, Andrew G. Thistle

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Real-time Aerial Vehicle Detection and Tracking using a Multi-modal Optical Sensor, Burak Uzkent

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Regulation of Star Formation Amidst Heating and Cooling in Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters, Sravani Vaddi

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Energy Dispersion Model using Tight Binding Theory, Divya S. Vajpey

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An empirical study on code comprehension: DCI compared to OO, Hector A. Valdecantos

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Understanding the Impact of Diversity in Software Bugs on Bug Prediction Models, Harold Valdivia-Garcia

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Colored Saturation Parameters for Bipartite Graphs, Christine van Oostendorp

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Combined Dynamic Thermal Management Exploiting Broadcast-Capable Wireless Network-on-Chip Architecture, Niraj Vasudevan

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Visual Odometry Estimation Using Selective Features, Vishwas Venkatachalapathy

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Evaluating Determinants of Cloud Computing Acceptance in Croatian SME Organizations, Damir Vrsajkovic

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Line Drawing, Structure Clay Clay Lines Sculpture, Josh Wagner

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Development of an Integrated Reformer and Fuel Cell System for Portable Power Applications, Michael G. Waller

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Qualification of Test Method for Package Perforation Evaluation, Di Wang

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Jiā, Jiā Wang

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Learning for Cross-layer Resource Allocation in the Framework of Cognitive Wireless Networks, Wenbo Wang

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Design and Construction of a Multispectral Camera for Spectral and Colorimetric Reproduction, Yixuan Wang

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The Adoption of Next Generation Digital Printing Technology in Package Printing, Yujue Wang

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An environmental lifecycle comparison of road deicers using hybrid modeling techniques to capture effects during early processing stages, Mary Elizabeth Warner

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Interpreting African Americans in Baseball: A Case Study of the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Museum, Carly Washburn

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Actuation of an Inertia-Coupled Rimless Wheel Model across Level Ground, Seth Caleb Weeks

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7, 223 Between, Sarah Frances Weiss

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Face to Face Communicating Area Design, Yuhan Wei

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Healthcare Incident Reporting: The Impacts of Usability of Input Interfaces, Usability of Resulting Data, and Attitudes Towards Reporting, Paul Wiele

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A Qualitative Analysis of Effectiveness, Efficiency and Equity of Payment for Ecosystem Services in a User-financed and a Government-financed Program, Tanya Williams

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The Home, Memory, and Materialism Explored Through Landscape, Kelly Wilton

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Framing of Skill Problems, Kirk M. Winans

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Incorporating Gallery Lighting in a Color-­‐Managed Imaging Workflow for Cultural Heritage, Joel Witwer

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Duality, Haixin Xu

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Bayesian Inference with Combined Dynamic and Sparsity Models: Application in 3D Electrophysiological Imaging, Jingjia Xu

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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