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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Wearable Antennas Backed by Artificial Magnetic Conductor for Enhanced Gain and Reduced Back Radiation, Steven Jacobson

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The Link between Successful Implementation of Managerial Practices and the Success of Family Owned Businesses in Kosovo, Rrezearta Jahiu

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Design of a comprehensive modeling, characterization, rupture risk assessment and visualization pipeline for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Golnaz Jalalahmadi

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Decolonization of Zimbabwean Museums: The Movement Toward Practices Informed by Indigineous Cultures, Rebecca Jarrett

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The Challenges of Collecting the Immovable Property Tax: The Case of the Republic of Kosovo, Agnesa Jashari

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Network Slicing for Wireless Networks Operating in a Shared Spectrum Environment, John Jenco

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Corporate Social Responsibility — Introducing a New Model for Improving the Financial Performance of Large Enterprises: The Case of Kosovo, Ibrahim Jetullahu

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Color The Corner, Linxin Jiang

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Token, Kathleen Marie Ripton Johnson

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Exhibition Labels: Language, Accessibility and Inclusion, Brienna Johnson-Morris

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Antipodal Robotic Grasping using Deep Learning, Shirin Joshi

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Towards Energy Transformational Policy in Kosovo: Dissecting the Inconsistencies between Energy Regulation and Implementation, Ardian Kacaniku

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Advancing Multi-Modal Deep Learning: Towards Language-Grounded Visual Understanding, Kushal Kafle

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Interactions of Photosensitizers with Model Membranes and their Applications in Photodynamic Therapy, Poornima Kalyanram

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Point Completion Networks and Segmentation of 3D Mesh, Naga Durga Harish Kanamarlapudi

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The Sense of Anxiety, Suhyeon Kang

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School Violence Prevention in High Secondary Education in Kosovo and the Role of School Psychologists, Edita Karavidaj

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Millennial Attitudes and Preferences of Purchasing Prescription Eyewear, Monika Karlovic

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Self-Supervised Learning for Segmentation using Image Reconstruction, Srivallabha Karnam

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Implementing and Testing VLANs in Meshed Tree Protocol, Ankush Kaul

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Role of Leader’s Emotional Intelligence in Organizational Learning: A Quantitative Analysis, Navjot Kaur

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Vascular Surgery: Physician and Patient Education on Novel Procedures, Ashlyn Kelley

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RITThe Contributions of Traffic Management Centers in life Enhancement, Mohammed Hamdan Khalifeh

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The Use of Deep Learning Methods to Assist in the Classification of Seismically Vulnerable Dwellings, Salman Khan

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Interaction Recognition in a Paired Egocentric Video, Ajeeta Rajkumar Khatri

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Integrated Framework for Data Quality and Security Evaluation on Mobile Devices, Igor Khokhlov

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Parental Hearing Status and Sign Language Use as Predictors of English Literacy Outcomes for Deaf Children in a Bilingual Educational Setting, Sarah E. Kimbley

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Pond Scum: Partygeddon, Zachary Kirwin

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Automatic Pigment Classification in Painted Works of Art from Diffuse Reflectance Image Data, Tania Kleynhans

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Gait Generation for Damaged Hexapods using Genetic Algorithm, Justin Kon

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Current State and Development Potential of Luxury Heritage Hospitality in Old City Center of Split, Croatia, Lucia Koprčina

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Allocation of Public Expenditures in the post-war Kosovo: A critical analysis, Leonita Krasniqi

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Design and Development of an Ergonomic Hybrid Forklift Seat, Pranav Madhav Kuber

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Representations and representation learning for image aesthetics prediction and image enhancement, Michal Kucer

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Dynamic Speed and Separation Monitoring with On-Robot Ranging Sensor Arrays for Human and Industrial Robot Collaboration, Shitij P. Kumar

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An Analysis of the Scintillation Properties of Several Materials for Radiation Detection, Luke John Laffey

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Polarization Properties of Broad Lines in Active Galactic Nuclei, Brian Christopher Lake

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Social Isolation, Fear of Missing Out, and Social Media Use in Deaf and Hearing College Students, Conor Lake

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RIFT’ing the Waves: Developing and applying an algorithm to infer properties of gravitational wave sources, Jacob Lange

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Evaluation of the Premarket Tobacco Product Application for Electronic Cigarettes, Maya Lara

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Critical Material Supply Risks and Mitigation Strategies in Clean Energy Technologies, Alexandra Leader

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[Iteration 2491-J], Jeff Leavitt

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High Conductivity Metal–Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Conductors via Chemical Vapor Deposition and Electroplating, Anthony P. Leggiero

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MetaRec: Meta-Learning Meets Recommendation Systems, James Le

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An AR Safety Instruction APP Designed for Kids, Shaowei Leng

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Low frequency cyclical potentials for fine tuning nonlinear electrokinetic separations, Cody Justice Lentz

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The Closet, Renee Levasseur

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All-Passive Composite Right/Left-Handed (CRLH) Antenna Array for Sum and Difference Patterns, Vu James Le

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Design and Production of 3D Animation Short film “The Blue Battery”, Xianyu Liao

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Barrier-free Assistant, Jiajia Li

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Bringing Batavia Armory Building Back to Life – Community Center Adaptive Reuse Design, JiangCheng Li

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Exploration of the Process of Building Brand Equity as a Digital Painter, Andrew Lim

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Lightsup: Modern Organization for the Modern Living Room, Fang-Yi Lin

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In Praise of Shadows, Jiageng Lin

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An interactive medication reminder to bond senior citizens and their family members, Bei Liu

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Polarization Engineering for Deep-Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diodes, Cheng Liu

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Miss, Jiahui Liu

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Shared Kitchen Design for Rental Spaces and Frequent Moving Populations, Qian Liu

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Human-in-the-Loop Learning From Crowdsourcing and Social Media, Tong Liu

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Application of Machine Learning Models: Stock Price Forecasting of the Philippines' Top Six Conglomerates, Anthony Rey Llanos

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New Technology for Old Models: Can Dioramas Resonate with a Modern Audience?, Carmen Ibis Lopez

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The Influence of HR on Desired Company Culture, Dino Lučan

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Environmental Sustainability: Kosovo’s Waste Management and its Road to Circular Economy, Diella Lulaj

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Studying the AGN-Merger Connection through Visual Classifications of CANDELS Galaxies, Christina T. Magagnoli

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Query-Driven Global Graph Attention Model for Visual Parsing: Recognizing Handwritten and Typeset Math Formulas, Mahshad Mahdavi

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The Economic Impacts of Nuclear Power Plant Closures on Rural Communities, Christina Maher

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Connecting Meaningful Moments: Exploring Empathy Through Storytelling, Samantha Maida

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Graph Networks for Multi-Label Image Recognition, Sidharth Makhija

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The Role of Activation in the Relationship between Power Posing and Task Performance, Jeremy Walter Marshall

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A Study on DNA Memory Encoding Architecture, Robert W. Mason

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Optimization and Characterization of Low-Cost Substrates for III-V Photovoltaics, Elisabeth L. McClure

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Young Patient Education on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Margaret Jane Atieno McFarland

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Effects of Prior Land Use, Carbon Availability, and Hydrology on Nitrogen Cycling in Created Freshwater Wetlands, Michael McGowan

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Identifying Performance Regression From The Commit Phase Utilizing Machine Learning Techniques, Max Mendelson

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Low Cost Radiometer Design for Landsat Surface Temperature Validation, Jonathan Miller

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Plan 2014: A Case Study on Shared Water Governance, Bobby Moakley

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An Integrated Camera and Radar on-Robot System for Human Robot Collaboration, Anmol S. Modur

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Customer Complaints Auto-assignment using Machine Learning Algorithms, Muammar Nasser Saleh Mohammed

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Model-Free Control of an Unmanned Aircraft Quadcopter Type System, Christian Monti

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Tree-Based Hardware Recursion for Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms, Braeden Morrison

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Crafting Adversarial Examples using Particle Swarm Optimization, Rayan Mosli

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Toward Data-Driven Discovery of Software Vulnerabilities, Nuthan Munaiah

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A Recent (2020) Comparative Analysis of Genome Aligners Shows HISAT2 and BWA are Among the Best Tools, Ryan J. Musich

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Towards Effectiveness Of Detecting IoT Botnet Attacks Using Supervised Machine Learning, Khizer Naeem

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Self-Supervised Video Representation Learning by Recurrent Networks and Frame Order Prediction, Sai Shashidhar Nagabandi

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RIT-Eyes: Realistic Eye Image and Video Generation for Eye Tracking Applications, Nitinraj Nair

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Millimeter-wave interconnects for intra- and inter-chip transmission and beam steering in NoC-based multi-chip systems, Rounak Singh Narde

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Constraint Satisfaction Techniques for Combinatorial Problems, David E. Narvaez

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Visual Structure Editing of Math Formulas, Gavin Nishizawa

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Suicide by Cop: A Secondary Analysis using Open-Source News Data, McKayla Nolan

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Future Bound: Your Future, Your Way, Marisa Nowodworski

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Investigating the Effects of Blood Flow on Muscle Fatigue and Recovery in the First Dorsal Interosseous Muscle, Nicole Nugent

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Effective Activation Functions for Homomorphic Evaluation of Deep Neural Networks, Srinath Obla

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Taxi Trips Prediction and Bus Capacity Coverage analysis, Mohammad Odeh

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Reducing Global Demand On Conflict Minerals In Consumer Electronics And Lithium-Ion Batteries, Mosunmola Odulate

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Impact of Celebrity Endorsement in Advertising of High-Risk Products, Victoria Olaosebikan

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A Patient-Specific Infrared Imaging Technique for Adjunctive Breast Cancer Screening: A Clinical and Simulation - Based Approach, Alyssa Owens

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Freedom of the Light, Kyle R. Padden

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Fine-Tuning Sign Language Translation Systems Through Deep Reinforcement Learning, Joseph Panaro

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Flow- Digital Gestural Expression, Senjal Pandharpatte