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An Improvement on Maximum Residual Energy Routing of Sensor Networks
When Maximum Residual Energy Routing is adopted in actual battery-powered sensor networks, how to further improve the energy consumption in this protocol and prolong the system lifetime becomes a critical problem. In sensor ...
Three Essays on CGE Modeling, Education Economics and Energy Economics
This dissertation consists of three essays in economics on CGE modeling, education economics and energy economics. The first essay focuses on quantifying the economic contribution of the automotive industry to ...
Effectiveness of Several Antimicrobials Used in Parts Decontamination Tank to Kill Salmonella and Campylobacter on Chicken Parts
Research was conducted to determine the optimal contact time and effectiveness of antimicrobials (0.003% chlorine; 0.07% or 0.1% peracetic acid (PAA); or 0.35% or 0.60% Cetylpyridinuium Chlorine (CPC)) added to a parts ...
Energy-Efficient Traffic-Aware Routing in Underwater
Underwater acoustic networks are a special type of wireless sensor networks deployed in a harsh oceanic environment for mission critical tasks. In this unique sensor network, energy efficiency is the most critical problem. ...
The Effects of Different De-feathering Methods on Salmonella Attachment to Chicken Skin and Antimicrobial Efficacy
Chickens usually arrive at processing facilities with high populations of microorganisms. Salmonella is a major concern in poultry and poultry products in regards to food safety. During the initial steps of slaughter (i.e., ...