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    • 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;
    • Such a Lot of World

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    • Such a Lot of World is a collection of stories, essays, and vignettes that highlight various moments in the author´s life when he was traipsing across this planet of ours. The majority of these moments occur in Spain—a sad realization for the...
    • 2007-08-08;
    • Interaction Effects in Nickel Nanowires Arrays

    • magnetic nanowires, magnetic interactions, hysteresis loop, ferromagnetic resonance, magnetic moment
    • Systems of magnetic nanowires are considered strong candidates in many technological applications as microwave filters, sensors or devices for data storage. Because of their strong potential as candidates in such applications they became lately the...
    • 2008-05-16;
    • Wearable Personal Data Information Capture System

    • Linux Handheld; mp3 encoding
    • This thesis is motivated by development of The Wearable Personal Data Information Capture System (WPDICS), which is used to support the "physical" data stream requirement on a person as they experience daily life, including visual and...
    • 2004-12-17;
    • Synthesis of Novel Chiral Heterocyclic Compounds for Antibacterial Agents and Peptidomimetics

    • Chiral heterocycles; 2-oxazolidinones; 1,3-oxazinan-2-ones; aeruginosins; 2-carboxy-6-hydroxyoctahydroindole; serine protease inhibitors.
    • Small chiral molecules are very important building blocks in the synthesis of biologically active compounds. These building blocks include nitrogen and oxygen-containing heterocycles such as 2-oxazolidinones, 1,3-oxazinan-2-ones, 2-oxazolines,...
    • 2007-12-15;
    • New Evidence on Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange Rate Modeling

    • Riskless rate and exchange rates models
    • This dissertation empirically and theoretically investigates three interrelated issues of market anomalies in interest rates derivatives and foreign exchange rates. The first essay models the spot exchange rate as a decomposition of permanent and...
    • 2003-08-07;
    • Preparation of Pyridinium and Diaminocarbonium Barbituric Acid Ylides

    • Stability; Nitrogen Ylides
    • Through NMR experiments of the reaction of barbituric acid with carbodiimide, a general synthetic procedure for the preparation of 5-diaminomethylenebarbiturates (DABA) was developed. This procedure is very simple and applicable to the...
    • 2003-08-07;
    • 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;
    • Representative Environments for Reduced Estimation Time
of Wide Area Acoustic Performance

    • Underwater acoustics, acoustic provincing, environmental data, acoustic modeling, uncertainty
    • Advances in ocean modeling (Barron et al., 2006) have improved such that ocean forecasts and even ensembles (e.g., Coelho et al., 2009) representing ocean uncertainty are becoming more widely available. This facilitates nowcasts (current time ocean...
    • 2010-05-14
    • A Content-Based Image Retrieval System for Fish Taxonomy

    • Content-based image retrieval; Shape analysis; Feature selection; Image classification; Taxonomic research
    • It is estimated that less than ten percent of the world’s species have been discovered and described. The main reason for the slow pace of new species description is that the science of taxonomy, as traditionally practiced, can be very...
    • 2006-05-22;
    • Water Quality Modeling of a Storm Water Channel

    • stratification; 2 layer model; Water quality; modeling
    • The fate of nutrients and their relationships in the London Avenue Canal is very complex. This study was undertaken to assess the water quality of the canal in wet and dry weather conditions, and to develop a 2 – layer model to predict the response...
    • 2003-08-07;
    • Multipitch Analysis and Tracking for Automatic Music Transcription

    • Multipitch; Transcription techniques
    • Music has always played a large role in human life. The technology behind the art has progressed and grown over time in many areas, for instance the instruments themselves, the recording equipment used in studios, and the reproduction through...
    • 2004-05-21;
    • Storing and Indexing Expressions in Database Systems

    • Index; Capturing; Users
    • Expressions are very useful in a number of applications for describing the interest of the user in particular data items. Examples of such application domains include publish/subscribe, ecommerce, web site personalization. In recent work,...
    • 2006-01-20;

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