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    • Robust and Efficient Algorithms for Protein 3-D Structure Alignment and Genome Sequence Comparison

    • Sequence Analysis, Structure Analysis, Protein Structure Alignment, Protein Structure Query, Haplotype Reconstruction and Genome Rearrangement
    • Sequence analysis and structure analysis are two of the fundamental areas of bioinformatics research. This dissertation discusses, specifically, protein structure related problems including protein structure alignment and query, and genome sequence...
    • 2008-08-07;
    • A Model for Regional Technology-Based Economic Development

    • Delphi method, Research and Engineering, Stages of Economic Development
    • Technology-based economic development has been a highly sought-after objective for regions in developed and developing countries alike. The wealth created by regional knowledgebased economies like Silicon Valley is an attractive outcome. Without...
    • 2009-05-15;
    • Determining What's Next:  A Slow Movement for Chamber Orchestra

    • music; chamber; orchestra; violin; composition; bass; horn; slow; largo
    • This piece was started during the spring semester of 2005. The original conception was to write something that was both emotionally and mentally moving. The tempo is very slow, 54 beats per minute. The underlying theme is the harmonic movement of...
    • 2006-05-22;
    • When Decision Meets Estimation: Theory and Applications

    • Multiple Model, Prediction of Internet End-to-End Delay, Joint Decision and Estimation, Joint Tracking and Classification, Surveillance Testbed, Wireless Sensor Network
    • In many practical problems, both decision and estimation are involved. This dissertation intends to study the relationship between decision and estimation in these problems, so that more accurate inference methods can be developed. Hybrid...
    • 2007-12-15;
    • State Estimation with Unconventional and Networked Measurements

    • State Estimation, Noise-free Measurement, Set Measurement, Quantized Measurement, Constrained Estimation, Nonlinear Filtering, Distributed Fusion, Packet Dropout
    • This dissertation consists of two main parts. One is about state estimation with two types of unconventional measurements and the other is about two types of network-induced state estimation problems. The two types of unconventional measurements...
    • 2010-05-14
    • Comprehensive Modeling and Numerical Investigation of Entrained-Flow Coal Gasifiers

    • Gasification modeling, entrained-flow gasifier, clean coal technology, syngas production, multiphase flow
    • Numerical simulations of coal gasification process inside a generic 2-stage entrainedflow gasifier are carried out using the commercial CFD solver ANSYS/FLUENT. The 3-D Navier-Stokes equations and eight species transport equations are solved with...
    • 2010-05-14
    • Study of Magnetization Switching for MRAM Based Memory Technologies

    • magnetization switching, critical curve, SAF, MRAM, toggle MRAM, STTMRAM, Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation, spin torque transfer
    • Understanding magnetization reversal is very important in designing high density and high data transfer rate recording media. This research has been motivated by interest in developing new nonvolatile data storage solutions as magnetic random...
    • 2009-12-20
    • Land Loss: Attachment, Place and Identity in Coastal Louisiana

    • Place Attachment; Environment; Community; Phenomenology; Coastal Land Loss
    • This dissertation explores how people frame environmental change. Specifically, this work explores the identity loss that residents of coastal Louisiana experience due to coastal land loss. I rely on 126 in-depth interviews of residents from...
    • 2006-12-15;
    • A Theory and Analysis of Planing Catamarans in Calm and Rough Water

    • vortex strength distribution; random wave; nonlinear wave; high speed jet flow; water jet; fast ship; vessel design; drag and resistance dynamic lift; high speed craft; Planing craft; ; planing boat; impact hydrodynamics; steady...
    • A planing catamaran is a high-powered, twin-hull water craft that develops the lift which supports its weight, primarily through hydrodynamic water pressure. Presently, there is increasing demand to further develop the catamaran’s planing and...
    • 2003-05-16;
    • Essays on Stock Market Liquidity and Liquidity Risk Premium

    • Emerging Market, Equity Flows, Liquidity, Liquidity Risk Premium Puzzle, Market Conditions, Investor Sentiment
    • This dissertation addresses issues concerning liquidity and its volatility. It consists of two essays. The first essay, “Liquidity, Macro Factors and the U.S. Equity Flows to Emerging Markets”, examines the role of liquidity on equity flows...
    • 2010-05-14
    • Facultative Bioreactor Landfill:  An Environmental and Geotechnical Study

    • geoenvironmental; MSW compressibility; sanitary landfills; waste landfills ; landfills; bioreactor
    • A relatively new concept of Municipal Solid Waste treatment is known as bioreactor landfill technology. Bioreactor landfills are sanitary landfills that use microbiological processes purposefully to transform and stabilize the biodegradable organic...
    • 2003-08-07;
    • Combined Anaerobic/Aerobic Treatment for Municipal Wastewater

    • AFBR; Biological treatment; Anaerobic; Wastewater
    • Implementation of combined anaerobic/aerobic processes for wastewater treatment has been shown feasible, especially for industrial wastewaters with high concentration of organics. However, the utilization of this type of technology for treating...
    • 2004-05-21;
    • Long-Term Ambient Noise Statistics in the Gulf of Mexico

    • Ambient noise, autocorrelation, acoustics, coherence, correlation, fluctuations, Fourier transform, Gulf of Mexico, hurricanes, kurtosis, long-term, omni-directional, percentiles, power spectral density, probability density functions, shipping...
    • Long-term omni-directional ambient noise was collected at several sites in the Gulf of Mexico during 2004 and 2005. The Naval Oceanographic Office deployed bottom moored Environmental Acoustic Recording System (EARS) buoys approximately 159...
    • 2007-12-15;
    • COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND COMPLEXITY MEASURES FOR CHAOTIC INFORMATION PROCESSING

    • Advance-time sampling technique, Chaos synchronization, Chaotic encryption, Convolutional coding, Cryptosystem algorithmic complexity, Feedback controlled systems, Lyapunov exponent spectrum, Lempel-Ziv algorithmic complexity, Secure communication.
    • This dissertation investigates the application of computational intelligence methods in the analysis of nonlinear chaotic systems in the framework of many known and newly designed complex systems. Parallel comparisons are made between these...
    • 2008-05-16;
    • Hardware Implementation of a Novel Image Compression Algorithm

    • Lossless compression; Storage; Digital images
    • Image-related communications are forming an increasingly large part of modern communications, bringing the need for efficient and effective compression. Image compression is important for effective storage and transmission of images. Many...
    • 2006-01-20;
    • Analyzing frequent acquires in emerging markets and futures markets linkage

    • Frequent acquirers, hubris, agency problem, emerging markets, CAR, futures markets, breadth of information, price discovery, Dynamic Conditional Correlation,
    • The first chapter of this dissertation examines the returns to frequent acquirers from emerging markets and analyzes the cross-country variations in cumulative abnormal returns. The sample consists of 5,147 transactions carried out by firms from 17...
    • 2009-05-15;

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