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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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A New Radio Spectral Line Survey of Planetary Nebulae: Exploring Radiatively Driven Heating and Chemistry of Molecular Gas, Jesse Bublitz

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Bayesian Analysis for Photolithographic Models, Andrew M. Burbine

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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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Recent Works: Exploring Connections with Naturally Derived Materials through the context of Art, Edmond Caputo

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Deer: Creating a Realistic 3D Animal Using Photogrammetry, Karie Carita

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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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Bridge DNA, Hung Yuan Chang

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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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The Impact of White Space on User Experience for Tablet Editions of Magazines, Fanyi Cheng

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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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Resilient Housing Design for Tsunami Prone Andaman and Nicobar Islands in India, Sabyasachi Das

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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, Dhananjay 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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No Beginning and No End, Ryan Arthur Florey

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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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Accelerating Homomorphic Encryption in the Cloud Environment through High-Level Synthesis and Reconfigurable Resources, Michael J. Foster

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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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Investigation of Thermal Stress Degradation in Indium-Gallium-Zinc-Oxide TFTs, Prashant Ganesh

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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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Physical Property Extraction of Powder Contaminated Surfaces from Longwave Infrared Hyperspectral Imagery, Timothy Gibbs

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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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American College Students' Perceptions of Saudi Arabia as a Travel Destination, Majed Hader

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Coattails & Paradise, Knhik Haefner

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Moodboard: A Digital Solution for the Work-Life Balance in an Advertising Agency, Shalaka Shantaram Haldankar

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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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Je Me Soviens Seesaw Helps to bring a closer relationship with seniors by integrating across generations, Jui-Chen Hsu

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Better Fit: A Conceptual Solution for Seamless Exercise Experience, Hongwei Huang

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

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A Study of Cyber Laws in the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Imranuddin

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Multiscale Mechanistic Approach to Enhance Pool Boiling Performance for High Heat Flux Applications, Arvind Jaikumar

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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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Rethinking Dalian New International Airport: The Exploration of a Net-Zero Airport Powered by Tidal Power Energy on an Artificial Island., Xiaofan Jiang

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

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Enhanced Pool Boiling Heat Transfer by Flow Modulation and Contact Line Augmentation over Cylindrical Tubes, Indranil M. Joshi

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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

TEST TK, teresa kellett

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Welcome Home Rochester: Guiding Refugees through Life in America, Michael Kelly

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Design of a Single Precision Floating Point Divider and Multiplier with Pipelined Architecture, Mayuresh Vijay Keni

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So We Depart, Fraaz Khan

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Beauty Or Love, Khorvash Khayati

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Logistic Regression Slope Study, Michael J. Kist

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Estimating top-of-atmosphere thermal infrared radiance using MERRA-2 atmospheric data, Tania Kleynhans

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Application of Audible Signals in Tool Condition Monitoring using Machine Learning Techniques, Achyuth Kothuru

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Avant l’appétit: An augmented reality interactive menu that elevates the gourmet food experience, Emili Koui

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Awareness and Effectiveness of Corporate Blogging in Companies in Kosovo, Fjoralba Krapi

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An Uncommon Use for an Uncommon Press: Approaching Object-Based STEM Education in Cultural Institutions By Way of a Reconstructed English Common Press, Daniel B. Krull

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Deep Learning for Semantic Video Understanding, Sourabh Kulhare

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Experimental Design and Robust Regression, Pranay Kumar

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Fabrication of Silicon Photonic devices using i-line Lithography, Sanjna Lakshminarayanamurthy

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Landsat Surface Temperature Product: Global Validation and Uncertainty Estimation, Kelly Laraby