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An Indoor Wireless LAN Location Determination System 

Song, Lanlan (2005-12-15)
As pervasive computing becomes more popular, the need for context-aware applica-tions increases. The context of an application refers to the information that is part of its operating environment, in which the physical ...

Induction of Growth Promotion and Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis and Tomato by Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria 

Hu, Chia-Hui (2005-08-15)
Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) were evaluated for induction of growth promotion in Arabidopsis and enhancement of stress tolerance in tomato under greenhouse and field conditions. Bacillus strain GB03 not only ...

Industrial Sweetpotato: A viable biofuel crop for Alabama. 

Monday, Tyler (2009-07-02)
Field studies were conducted evaluating selected sweetpotato (Ipomea batatas (L.) Lam.) cultivars for viability as a biofuel crop in Alabama. Industrial sweetpotato cultivars evaluated were: ‘X-1617’, ‘W-328’, and ‘Markham’ ...

Industrialization, Deindustrialization and Re-Industrialization in a Southern U.S. State: Alabama from 1970-2010 

Bolden, Nicholas (2014-08-20)
Over the last fifty years, the U.S. has transitioned through three periods of manufacturing, (a) “The Industrial Period” from 1945-1979, (b) “Deindustrialization of America from 1980-2000, and (c) “Re-industrialization of ...

Inequalities Involving Generalized Matrix Functions 

Byaly, Alexander (2015-07-17)
Given a set \(F\) of functions that have their domain and codomain in common, if the codomain is ordered we may partially order \(F\) by choosing a subset \(S\) of their domain and saying that for \(f,g \in F\), \(f \leq ...

Infectious Bronchitis Virus-Host Interaction: Viral Spike Protein Cell/Tissue Binding Specificity and Immune Responses 

Farjana, Saiada (2019-10-03)
The coronavirus avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) causes a highly contagious disease in chickens affecting the respiratory tract and, depending on virus strains, reproductive and urogenital tracts. Strains are ...

Infiltration, Void Formation and Thermal Conductivity Improvement in Thermal Energy Storage Composites of Graphite Foam/Phase Change Materials 

Moeini Sedeh, Mahmoud (2014-07-02)
Thermal energy storage (TES) composites open new opportunities in utilization of renewable energies and recycling waste heat. Development, utilization and thermal conductivity improvement of TES composites were investigated ...

Infinitely Many Optimal Iso-Impulse Trajectories in Two-Body Dynamics 

Saloglu, Keziban (2023-07-27)
Rendezvous maneuvers are designed to match the position and velocity vectors of a target body (e.g., planet, comet, satellite) whereas transfer maneuvers are designed to match the orbital elements of the target body, except ...

The Inflamed Gut: An Integrative Approach to Understanding the Impact of Inflammation on Bacteriophage-Host Dynamics. 

Higgins, Keah (2020-05-15)
The intestinal microbiome is a diverse and dynamic microbial ecosystem residing within the gastrointestinal tract. The mammalian intestine is home to both commensal and opportunistic pathogenic microorganisms. The immune ...

Inflationary Effects of Oil Price Fluctuations in the United States and Canada 

Vick, Christopher (2011-04-18)
The goal of this thesis is to investigate the inflationary effects of shocks in oil prices with a specific interest in commodity currency markets. The model includes a comparison between the United States and Canada. The ...

Influence of a Marching Snare Drum System on Joint Kinematics, Electromyography, and Contact Pressure 

Sumner, Andrea (2012-04-27)
Each year thousands of students participate in marching band. Many participate by carrying a flag, baton, woodwind or brass instrument, or drum. The drumline is of particular interest due to the unique and restricting ...

The Influence of a New Student Orientation Program on Freshman Student Academic Performance and Retention at a Comprehensive Two-Year Community College 

James, Kesha (2015-05-04)
This study examined the differences in first-year students at a selected community college who participated in a new student orientation program. The study compared academic success, attrition, and retention of new ...

THE INFLUENCE OF A PREPARATORY ARM SWING ON LOWER EXTREMITY KINEMATICS DURING A HORIZONTAL JUMP 

Hill, Imani (2021-08-05)
Horizontal jumping is a ballistic motion that includes horizonal propulsion, during which many athletes experience movement deficits like knee valgus and foot pronation that are known to be indicators of muscular weakness, ...

The influence of aboveground tree biomass, home age, yard maintenance and soil texture on soil carbon levels in residential yards 

Huyler, Ann (2014-04-25)
Urban land area is expanding worldwide; however, little is known about the dynamics of urban soil C. In natural forests and grasslands, soil C levels increase after disturbances in part due to organic C contributions from ...

The Influence of Adjusting for Muscular Strength and Body Size on Sex Differences in Sympathetic Responses to Isometric Handgrip Exercise and Metaboreflex Isolation in Healthy Young Adults 

Tharpe, McKenna (2022-08-03)
The exercise pressor reflex (EPR), composed of central command and the mechano- and metaboreflex, increases blood pressure (BP). Compared to males, healthy premenopausal females typically exhibit blunted increases in BP ...

The Influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Age on Individual Mental Health and Couple Functioning in Couple Relationship Education Participants 

Youell, Taylor (2021-08-03)
Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are negative events experienced throughout childhood and are consistently linked with poorer physical and mental health in adulthood. Recent literature also finds robust links between ...

Influence of Alcohol Reinforcement on Choice in the Moment 

Tseng, Andy (2010-05-07)
Behavioral economic theory suggests that individuals choose to perform certain activities (e.g. drug use) based on constraints of obtaining access to the activity (e.g. cost of obtaining drugs) and the available alternative ...

The Influence of Anxiety and Mindfulness on Relationship Quality: An Investigation of Comparative and Dyadic Effects 

Hermes, Carolyn (2018-07-20)
The primary concern of all social scientists is to better quantify domains of human functioning in order to elucidate pathways for the effective pursuit of human flourishing. Relationship functioning has been consistently ...

The Influence of Arch Height on Propulsion and Landing Mechanics during Jumping and Hopping Tasks 

Wilburn, Christopher (2017-08-15)
Arch height has served as a major indicator of foot function during locomotive tasks. Previous studies have identified that structural alterations in arch height, specifically low arch heights, can produce maladaptive ...

Influence of Bait on Assessment of Biodiversity of Small Mammals 

Ashe, Vikki (2007-05-15)
Two experiments were designed to test effectiveness of bait packs containing peanut butter and rolled oats (peanut butter bait packs) compared to empty bait packs in traps used to capture small mammals. In experiment A, ...