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Automatic Actigraphy and Polysomnography Sleep Scoring using Deep Learning 

Barazanji, Omar (2023-08-04)
The utilization of deep learning models for sleep scoring has become an increasingly promising area of research due to their potential to automate and enhance the accuracy of this crucial task. Sleep scoring involves ...

An Automatic Depth Control System for the On-the-Go Soil Strength Sensor 

Smith, Clifford (2007-12-15)
Hardpans are areas of soil compaction formed by vehicle traffic or natural processes. These compacted areas beneath the topsoil can hinder successful crop production. A novel sensor for measuring soil strength was presented ...

Automatic Detection of Software Security Vulnerabilities in Executable Program Files 

Tevis, Jay-Evan (2005-08-15)
Secure programming describes those techniques that software developers use to provide security features in their applications. In addition to these techniques, software practitioners use static code security checkers to ...

Automatic Word Recognition: The Defining Feature of Fluency 

Johnson, N. Melinda (2008-12-15)
This study investigated automatic word recognition as the defining feature of fluency, with speed and expression as results. Fluent readers are able to perform more than one task at a time. They are able to recognize ...

Automating Interpretation of Images and Visual Inspections in Modern Manufacturing and Medical Settings 

Rasoolian, Behnam (2021-01-08)
Automating visual inspection is rapidly finding its way into non-invasive industrial and medical processes. In this work, we address detection automation opportunities in the task of interpreting both medical and industrial ...

Autonomic physiology of social anxiety in preadolescence 

Kaeppler, Alexander (2020-07-15)
The present study sought to build on prior research by examining within-system (sympathetic nervous system (SNS) x SNS) and cross-system (SNS x parasympathetic nervous system) interactions between measures of autonomic ...

An Autonomous Digging Vehicle 

Guasti, Courtney (2006-08-15)
This project is intended to develop a self-guided digging vehicle for various applications. Hence, the main focus for this vehicle is to have the ability to dig through loose soils. This project has focused on key digging ...

Autonomy and Control as Moderators for the Association between Parent Involvement and Educational Aspirations Among Latino Adolescents 

Bertl, Yesenia (2013-07-10)
This study examined the relationship between parent academic involvement and educational aspirations among Latino adolescents. Additionally, this study examined the moderating effect of varying parenting practices, ...

Autoras centroamericanas: guerrilleras de pluma y papel 

Gamboa de Arce, Ingrid (2011-07-22)
Esta tesis explora el desarrollo que ha tenido la escritura poética femenina en Centro América durante las últimas tres décadas del siglo XX y la primera del siglo XXI en el contexto de la mujer guerrillera artístico-intelectual, ...

Avian Infectious Bronchitis Coronavirus Variation and Selection 

Gallardo, Rodrigo (2011-11-30)
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a highly variable virus, its genetic variation is generated by nucleotide insertions, deletions, or point mutations made by the viral polymerase during virus replication. Another ...

Avian Influenza Adenovirus-Vectored in Ovo Vaccination: Combination with Marek's Disease Vaccine 

Breedlove, Cassandra (2011-08-05)
Protective immunity against avian influenza (AI) can be elicited in chickens in a single-dose regimen by in ovo vaccination with a replication competent adenovirus (RCA)-free human adenovirus serotype 5 (Ad)-vector encoding ...

Avian Predation on Low-Salinity Shrimp Aquaculture 

Amacker, Caleb (2023-07-28)
Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) is the most commonly produced shrimp in the world and prominent in the seafood industry in the United States. Aquaculture producers in the United States raise >2,000 metric tons ...

Baccalaureate Nursing Student and Faculty Views of Effective Teaching 

Noll, Kelley (2017-07-22)
This study aimed to determine baccalaureate nursing student and nursing faculty views of effective teaching. Using the Teacher Behavior Checklist (TBC), a psychometrically sound tool, participants were sent an email ...

Back to the Future of Ergonomics: Utilizing Inertial Motion Capture and Fatigue Failure Theory to Develop a Cumulative Damage Assessment Method for Estimating Risk of Low Back Injury in Industrial Settings 

Nail Ulloa, Iván Enrique (2023-07-26)  ETD File Embargoed
The central objectives of this dissertation are to critically evaluate the efficacy of a wireless sensor Inertial Motion Capture (IMC) system in estimating lumbar kinematics and kinetics within a controlled laboratory ...

The Backbone of Democracy: A Study Examining the Impact of Black Women in Politics 

Williams, Shaniqua (2023-08-02)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation investigates how the inclusion of Black women in politics impacts democratic norms in three unique ways: voter turnout, evaluations of government, and legislative policy priorities. I hypothesize that ...

Bacterial and fungal symbionts in parasitoid wasp genera Nasonia and Muscidifurax 

Xiong, Xiao (2023-12-04)  ETD File Embargoed
Jewel wasps in the Nasonia genus are ideal models for insect genetics, genomics, epigenetics, development, and evolution. Wasps in the Muscidifurax genus have a close evolutionary relationship to the model parasitoid genus ...

Bacterial and fungal symbionts in parasitoid wasp genera Nasonia and Muscidifurax 

Xiong, Xiao (2023-12-04)  ETD File Embargoed
Jewel wasps in the genus of Nasonia are ideal models for insect genetics, genomics, epigenetics, development, and evolution. Wasps in the Muscidifurax genus have a close evolutionary relationship to the model parasitoid ...

Bacteriophages as a Sustainable Food Safety Approach for Vegetable Production in Controlled Environment Agriculture Systems 

Mickos, Vania, P. (2023-11-15)
Vegetables have frequently been contaminated with Salmonella enterica, E. coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes. Food safety concerns have boosted interest in controlled environmental agriculture (CEA) systems, ...

Bad Rap: Examining the Role of African American Males in Popular Music 

Grucza Viscarra, Eryn (2010-12-02)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the claims made by popular media and public figures regarding rap music and its potential to adversely socialize Americans—particularly young adults and children—and show that ...

Ballistic Limit Velocity For Continuous Fiber Polymeric Composite Materials and Polymers Through Experimental and Numerical Methods 

Grupp, Jonathan (2015-05-06)
Composite materials are often subject to harsh operating environments which may include impact from errant projectiles of various geometries traveling at specific velocities and trajectories. Experimentalists seek to ...