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Disjoint Intersection Problem For Steiner Triple Systems 

Srinivasan, Sangeetha (2007-12-15)
Let (S, T_1) and (S, T_2) be two Steiner Triple systems on the set S of symbols with the set of triples T_1 and T_2 respectively. They are said to intersect in m blocks if |T_1 intersection T_2| = m. Further, if the blocks ...

Disliking in Dyads and Groups: The Role of Mutual Dislike and Peer Rejection in Children’s Subsequent Externalizing and Internalizing Behavior Problems 

Cleary, David (2005-08-15)
The purpose of this study was to examine the link between children’s mutual dislike relationships and subsequent behavior problems. Mutual disliking and peer rejection were assessed among children in kindergarten and first ...

Disobedience and Deviance: An Empirical Categorization of Insider Cybersecurity Behaviors 

Whitman, Rachel (2021-07-28)
Employees pose a significant threat to organizational cybersecurity. Researchers have called for increased examination of the traits and antecedents related to poor cybersecurity compliance. The current study contributes ...

Disorderly Eating in Victorian England 

Samples, Suzanne (2013-07-19)
This dissertation investigates the gendered spaces of eating and consumption in Victorian England. In the nineteenth century, Dr. William Gull introduced the medical diagnosis of “anorexia nervosa,” which spawned a discourse ...

Disparities in the Appropriateness of Medication Use 

Rahman, Md Motiur (2018-11-27)
Background: Prior work has identified disparities in the quality and outcomes of health care across socioeconomic subgroups. Medication use may be subject to similar disparities. Objectives: The objectives of this study ...

Disparities in the Courtroom: Exploring the Influence of Race/Ethnicity and Offense Category on Charge Reductions during Judicial Disposition Making 

Fix, Rebecca (2017-04-21)
African American males comprise the most overrepresented group in the juvenile justice system. This disparity has been attributed, in part, to implicit biases. Moreover, family structure and prior court referrals also ...

Disparities in the Treatment of African American Males as Compared to Other Races with Emphasis on Educational Attainment 

Dalton, Cecil (2009-05-01)
This is study represents a review of the literature along with an analysis of secondary data. The study analyzes and highlights the disparities in the quality of education provided to African American males. High school ...

Dispersal of Pederson cleaner shrimp among host sea anemones: Impacts of shrimp body size and social group interactions 

Winn, Carly (2019-11-18)
Pederson shrimp Ancylomenes pedersoni are the most common cleaners of reef fishes in the Caribbean Sea. They also are obligate associates of sea anemones, especially corkscrew anemones Bartholomea annulata; together these ...

Disposition of levetiracetam in healthy adult horses 

Cesar, Fernanda (2014-07-11)
Nine horses received 20 mg/kg of intravenous LEV (LEVIV), 30 mg/kg of intragastric, immediate release LEV (LEVIR) and extended release (LEVER), in a 3-way randomized crossover design. Serum samples were collected over 48 ...

Disruption in Digital Fabrication: Exploring FDM 3D Printing and 3D CAD for a Wearable Apparel Product 

Cui, Tianyu (2019-04-26)
Three-dimensional printing (3D printing) technology has been applied in several fields due to its advantages of customization, complex shape manipulation, and energy and material sustainability. Apparel designers and ...

Disruption of Embryonic Development in Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus, Using 'Sterile-Feral' Gene Constructs 

Templeton, Christopher (2005-08-15)
Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, embryos were electroporated with a sterile feral 3 (SF3), sterile feral 4 (SF4), glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) or CAB constructs and a blank control. Doxycycline was applied to some ...

Disruption of Embryonic Development in Common Carp, Cyprinus Carpio, and Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus, Via Knock Down of BMP2 Gene for Repressible Transgenic Sterilization 

Chaimongkol, Atra (2009-05-15)
The primary objective of this research was to evaluate the sterile feral (SF) technology to accomplish reversible transgenic sterilization in fish. Secondary objectives were to 1) determine the ability of SF3 and SF4 ...

Disruption of the Relational and Item-specific Processing Supports the Negative Outcomes of Multiple-Choice Testing with Additional Lures 

Paneerselvam, Bavani (2017-06-21)
Multiple-choice retrieval practice with additional lures reduces retention on a later test (Roediger & Marsh, 2005). However, the mechanism underlying the negative outcomes with additional lures is poorly understood. Given ...

Dissociation and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Latent Profile Analysis 

Blevins, Christy (2013-06-18)
The relationship between dissociation and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been well-established in the scientific literature. However, the exact nature of this relationship remains the subject of debate. Recent ...

Dissolution Enhancement of Poorly Water Soluble Drugs 

Sathigari, Sateesh Kumar (2011-03-11)
Aqueous solubility is a limiting factor in the oral bioavailability of a certain class of poorly water soluble drugs. A consequence of low aqueous solubility is a slow dissolution rate. For the drugs with low aqueous ...

Distinctiveness of Avoidance and Numbing in PTSD 

Pruneau, Genevieve (2008-05-15)
Although the avoidance and numbing symptoms of PTSD are grouped together on the same symptom cluster in DSM-IV-TR, studies of the PTSD symptom structure suggest they are distinct. Studies have validated the distinctiveness ...

Distinguishing Behavioral and Cognitive Dimensions of Parental Social Coaching: A Focused Examination of Parents' Social and Psychological Influence During Early Adolescence 

Gregson, Kim (2015-05-08)
As peer stress and internalizing problems rise around the transition to adolescence, parents often want to intervene to promote positive peer experiences and psychological well-being. However, there is a paucity of empirical ...

Distinguishing the effects of verbalizing a skill on performance and learning in novice and skilled populations 

Rhoads, Jence (2019-07-02)
This dissertation is a synthesis of two interdependent studies examining the impact of verbalization on motor learning and performance. In the first study, Rhoads et al. (in press) investigated the effects of expecting to ...

Distortions in bipeak interval timing by chronic methylmercury exposure are attenuated by the L-type Ca++ channel blocker isradipine: Effects of relative and absolute target duration and duration of exposure. 

Pope, Derek (2016-08-10)
Nigralstriatal dopamine neurons have a unique, Cav1.3, L-type Ca2+ channel that exhibits rhythmic oscillations in Ca2+, conferring pacemaking activities. This may make them vulnerable to Parkinson’s Disease (PD) or ...

Distributed Listening in Automatic Speech Recognition 

McMillian, Yolanda (2010-06-30)
While speech recognition systems have come a long way in the last forty years, there is still room for improvement. Although readily available, these systems are sometimes inaccurate and insufficient. The research presented ...