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Topics of New York Times Coverage of the 2004 and 2008 Presidential Campaigns 

Padgett, Jeremy (2009-12-15)
This study content analyzed topics of New York Times coverage of the 2004 and 2008 Democratic and Republican general presidential campaigns. The functional theory of political campaign discourse, modified to examine ...

Topramezone for bermudagrass control and mitigation of seashore paspalum and creeping bentgrass injury with additive products 

Gonçalves, Clebson (2019-10-28)
Methods for managing bermudagrass (Cynodon spp.) invasion of seashore paspalum (Paspalum vaginatum Sw.) are limited. In 2016 and 2017, a field study at Auburn University evaluated ‘Tifway’ bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon ...

Tornado Fatality Rates: Variables associated with the increased lethality of cyclonic tornadic activity within the Southeastern United States. 

Johnston, Zachary (2017-04-17)
This thesis examines and attempts to correlate several potential variables to explain the higher than average death rate due to tornados in the Southeastern United States. The in-depth analysis of variables concentrates ...

Torsional Resistance of Drilled Shaft Foundations 

Aguilar Vidal, Victor Hugo (2018-07-30)
Drilled shaft foundations are commonly selected by public transportation agencies to support mast-arm traffic sign and signal pole structures. Those inverted L-shaped structures are subjected to lateral and torsional loading ...

Torsionless Modules and Minimal Generating Sets for Ideals of Integral Domains 

Brown, Wesley (2006-08-15)
This is a treatise of relationships between the number of elements necessary to generate the ideals of a domain and the torsionless modules of that domain. Three types of domains are identified according to natural ...

Total Elasticities for Meat in China: The Importance of Cross-commodity Effects 

Wang, Xing (2011-12-15)
Several major trends have been driving the increase of meat consumption in China. By using equilibrium displacement modeling, we focused on the factors of rapid income growth and a pork price subsidy. In a single commodity ...

Total sulfur amino acid requirement and its application to practical diets for juvenile tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) 

Nguyen, Tri (2007-08-15)
Tilapia have become one of the most important fish species for aquaculture and play an increasing role in the international aquatic food trade. Therefore, the development of cost-effective feeds using inexpensive and locally ...

TourBot: A Research and Product Design Study Applying Human Robot Interaction and Universal Design Principles to the Development of a Tour Guide Robot 

Terrell, Robert, Jr. (2009-05-08)
Robots have intrigued the imagination of society since their introduction in 1921 by Czechoslovakian writer Karel Capek in his play, Rossum’s Universal Robots. Since that time, advances in the field of robotics have increased ...

Toward a Breathable Fabric for Protection Against Airborne Toxic Chemicals, and an Olefin-Forming Cascade Reaction En Route to 2,2’-Bi(glycerol) 

Li, Xiaoxun (2009-07-31)
Part I. Several compounds that were envisioned to interact strongly with airborne chemical warfare agents, principally organophosphorus nerve agents, were synthesized. This was part of a multi-site, multi-investigator ...

Toward a More Perfect Engine: Natural Science and Optimism in the American Renaissance 

Lisle, Benjamin (2011-05-04)
This dissertation examines the discourse regarding the perfectibility of American society among four figures associated with the American Renaissance: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, and Nathaniel ...

Toward a Transparent, Checkpointable Fault-Tolerant Message Passing Interface for HPC Systems 

Sultana, Nawrin (2019-12-09)
With each successive generation of large-scale high-performance computing (HPC) systems, faults and associated failures are becoming more frequent. Long-running applications in such systems require efficient fault-tolerance ...

Toward Automatic Translation: From OpenACC to OpenMP 4 

Sultana, Nawrin (2016-12-09)
For the past few years, OpenACC has been the primary directive-based API for programming accelerator devices like GPUs. OpenMP 4.0 is now a competitor in this space, with support from different vendors. In our work, we ...

Toward Improved Understanding of Aquifer Response Time Scales 

Jazaei, Farhad (2017-07-25)
Several methods are available in the published literature to analyze transient groundwater flow processes. These methods include both numerical and analytical approaches which describe how groundwater heads would transition ...

Toward the Narrow Approach to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Diagnostic Criteria: An Item Response Theory Analysis 

Silverstein, Madison (2018-06-18)
A crucial debate in the field of traumatic stress involves the question of whether posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is better represented by a broad or a narrow approach to establishing the set of symptom criteria ...

Toward Zero Backtracks in Test Pattern Search Algorithms with Machine Learning 

Roy, Soham (2021-07-19)
A digital circuit with n primary input lines has N = 2^n possible input vectors and a test vector that detects a fault in the circuit may be among those 2^n n-bit combinations. A pure random test generator can generate ...

Towards a Bistable Nucleic Acid-Directed Switch for Electrochemical Readout of Proximity Ligation Assays 

Ford, Katarena (2017-01-04)
The work presented in this thesis is focused on the development of a bistable DNA-driven assay formatted for biosensor applications in biological research, medical research, and an approach to point-of-care testing. We ...

Towards Efficient 5G Wireless Networks: Cross-Layer Design and Wireless Networking 

Feng, Mingjie (2018-07-25)
With the fast growing popularity of smart mobile devices and the explosion of data-intensive services, the 5th generation (5G) wireless system is expected to provide a 1000x mobile data rate in the near future. To provide ...

Towards Environmental Resilience in Pulp and Paper Manufacturing: Water Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emission Reductions 

Parkhi, Amod Dilip (2022-07-28)  ETD File Embargoed
The objective of this research is to reduce freshwater consumption and carbon dioxide emission from the pulp and paper industry. Specifically, we investigated the feasibility of reducing freshwater consumption in the bleach ...

Towards Improved Application of Super Absorbent Polymers in Agriculture and Hydrology: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach 

John, Gerald Francis (2011-11-16)
Fresh water is the essential and key component to support life on this planet. It constitutes about 0.01% of world’s total water. Though freshwater is renewable, it is finite. In recent years, the demand for fresh water ...

Towards improving agricultural and environmental sustainability in the lower Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin by understanding the agricultural and climate change impacts on the surface- and groundwater resources 

Karki, Ritesh (2020-09-23)
Surface- and groundwater resources in the lower Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin play an important role in the economic and ecological vitality of the region. Agriculture, which contributes more than $2 ...