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Growing and Learning Algorithms of Radial Basis Function Networks 

Xie, Tiantian (2013-04-23)
Radial Basis Function (RBF) network is a type of artificial neural network, which uses the Gaussian kernel activation function. It has a fixed three-layer architecture. The RBF network is easier to be designed and trained ...

Growing Degree-Days Optimize Trinexapac-ethyl Reapplications for Ultradwarf Bermudagrass Putting Greens 

Brown, Austin (2019-07-09)
Applying trinexapac-ethyl (TE) is a standard practice for growth suppression and quality improvement of ultradwarf bermudagrass [Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. x C. transvaalensis Burtt-Davy] putting greens, but research is ...

Growing Naturally in Alabama: Needs and Possibilities 

Cui, Lina (2008-12-15)
The emergence of the term 'organic farming' describes a distinct system of agriculture compared to conventional or industrial agriculture. Since October 2002, farmers planning to market their products as ΄organic‘ must be ...

Growth and Characterization of Nitrogen Doped Nanocrystalline Diamond Films 

Clark, Maurice (2006-05-15)
Nitrogen doped nanocrystalline (NCD) diamond films have been deposited on a variety of substrates using microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition (MWPCVD). These films have been systematically studied to determine their ...

Growth and Characterization of ZnO and PZT Films for Micromachined Acoustic Wave Devices 

Yoon, Sang (2009-05-04)
The ability to detect the presence of low concentrations of harmful substances, such as biomolecular agents, warfare agents, and pathogen cells, in our environment and food chain would greatly advance our safety, provide ...

Growth and Morphology of a Synthetic Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)-Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) Backcross Breed and the Hybrid Between the Backcross Female and Blue Catfish Male 

Li, Shangjia (2020-05-13)
The F1 hybrid between a channel catfish female (Ictalurus punctatus) × a blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) outperforms both parental species in commercial environments for numerous traits. However, reproductive isolation ...

Growth Machine Meets Conservation: A Stakeholder Analysis of the Black Warrior and Cahaba River Watersheds 

Carter-North, John (2005-08-15)
Results from a stakeholder analysis of two central-Alabama watersheds—-the Black Warrior River watershed and Cahaba River watershed—-are presented in this thesis. Stakeholder opinions, perspectives, concerns, interests ...

Growth of Alabama Urban Areas and Its Impact on Changing Environmental Dynamics 

Rahman, Mahjabin (2014-07-11)
Urbanization plays a key role in modifying land cover and has widespread impact on the environment. Atlanta has always been the focus of urban studies in south-eastern United States. Little attention is given to urban areas ...

The Growth of Private Voluntary Organizations 1968-2004 

Boldin, Felita (2006-12-15)
The increase in the number of private voluntary organizations (PVOs) registered with the United States Agency for International Development was analyzed for the period 1968-2004. The factors that were used to explain the ...

Growth performance, survival, blood chemistry, and immune gene expression of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fed probiotic-supplemented diets 

Khanh, Nguyen (2023-04-27)
The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) farming industry is the largest and one of the oldest aquaculture industries in the United States. Despite being an established industry, production issues stemming from disease ...

A “Gruesome Business”: Collecting and Repatriating Pacific Theater War Trophies 

Scheurer, Heather (2015-05-18)
While serving in the Pacific Theater of World War II, American servicemen collected a variety of souvenirs. Some men collected skulls and bones. Other men collected flags, photographs, binoculars, or other personal ...

Guidance of an Off-Road Tractor-Trailer System Using Model Predictive Control 

Salmon, James (2013-11-08)
This thesis presents an effort to improve the path following reliability of a tractor-trailer system by using a non-linear Model Predictive Control (MPC) approach. The proposed method allows an autonomous mobile robot to ...

Guidance to Support Vulnerable Road Users in the State of Alabama 

Gajkowski, Travis (2017-04-21)
Over the past decade, communities across Alabama and the United States experienced significant increases in multi-modal traffic. While this growth has been shown to promote sustainable and livable communities, reduce ...

A Guide for the Standard Structure of the First Year of Industrial Design Education 

Ludwig, Corin (2005-08-15)
The creation of a guide for the production of a standard structure for the foundations year of industrial design education is the essential purpose of this thesis. This teacher’s aid will offer a resource for instructors ...

A Guide to Musical Instrument Design for Preschool Children 

Smith, Derek (2005-08-15)
In order to improve the ergonomic and aesthetic qualities of musical instruments, intended for preschool children, a guideline, which assists the designer in producing more age-appropriate products, has been be created. ...

Guideline for Applying Neo Confucianism thought in Product Design 

Wang, Yijie (2020-07-22)
This study aims to summarize the design principles in Neo-Confucianism and use them to develop a guideline for product design. This study provides new design opportunities under Neo-Confucianism thought by analyzing the ...

A Guideline for Children’s Furniture Design to Promote Children’s Development 

Cheng, Sijie (2021-04-23)  ETD File Embargoed
This thesis regards children's furniture as the object of study and is based on children's educational theories to analyze what furniture design elements would have an impact on children’s development and how children’s ...

A Guideline For Designing Electric Bicycles 

Lee, Ian (2021-12-06)
Society is on the verge of a radical swing in the way that we commute and travel, at least in part due to the climate crisis. There is a rapid shift towards urban living and away from dependence on personal automobiles. ...

Guideline for the innovative design of an online platform for an aging society 

Wang, Jialiang (2021-07-28)
This study attempts to provide people with a virtual community creative platform design guideline to help aging communities solve the problem of loneliness. Retired people mentor young professionals in product design through ...

A Guideline of Apply Local Architectural Features in Luminaire Design 

Wang, Tianyao (2021-11-15)
This study is about how to apply the aesthetic elements that are extracted from local architecture as inspiration to luminaire design. After research and analysis of the areas of the world from a cultural perspective, this ...