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Rank Based Methods for Repeated Measurement Data 

Gong, Yankun (2011-05-16)
This dissertation considers rank based methods for one sample and two sample repeated measurement data. As a specific example, in Chapter 2, this dissertation considers nonparametric tests for selective predation. ...

Rank-Based Estimation for Generalized Additive Models 

Correia, Hannah Elizabeth (2016-07-08)
This thesis focuses on the improvement of generalized additive models (GAMs) using rank estimators. We introduce estimation of the smoothing functions in GAMs via backfitting in a local scoring algorithm using maximization ...

Rank-Based Methods for Single-Index Varying Coefficient Models 

Sun, Wei (2017-06-27)
The single-index varying coefficient model has received much attention due to its flexibility and interpretability in recent years. This dissertation is mainly concerned with the rank-based estimation and variable selection ...

Rank-Based Regression for Nonlinear and Missing Response Models 

Bindele, Huybrechts Frazier Achard (2012-07-09)
This dissertation is mainly concerned with the rank-based estimation of model parameters in complex regression models: a general nonlinear regression model and a semi-parametric regression model with missing responses. For ...

Rapid and efficient synthesis of core-shell nano formulation and nanoparticles using 3D printed microfluidic reactor 

Chen, Lili (2019-07-16)
Synthesize the core/shell nanoparticles by using 3d printed micrefluidics and do some nano formulation.

Rapid Detection and Accurate Discrimination of Microorganisms by Liquid Chromatography, High-Resolution Ion Mobility, and Tandem Mass Spectrometry 

Olajide, Orobola (2024-04-22)
Determining bacterial identity at the strain level is crucial for public health to enable appropriate medical treatment and reduce hospitalization times and antibiotic resistance. To achieve this goal, we have reported the ...

Rapid Detection of Listeria Monocytogenes in Salad by Polymerase Chain Reaction 

Walker, Ken (2005-08-15)
The development of rapid detection methods for the testing of ready-to-eat products is an area of high importance, not only for the food industry but also for consumers. The USDA standard for zero tolerance of Listeria ...

Rapid Missile System Characterization Using Computational Intelligence 

Ritz, Steven (2014-05-15)
There exist many physical relationships between dynamic systems that humans can infer data from where an exact science may not be possible or plausible to apply. The imprecision or inaccuracy of attempted models and ...

Rapid peanut phenotyping and water quality monitoring using remote sensing and machine learning techniques 

Bagherian, Kamand (2022-12-06)
As aerial and sensing technologies have been developed, so have their applications in plant phenotyping and water quality monitoring. This is especially true with respect to the mass manufacture of easily portable quadcopters ...

Rapid prediction of wood constituent composition and energy traits using near-infrared spectroscopy 

Wang, Qun (2013-07-11)
There is increasing interest in producing energy from renewable biomass resources. These resources, however, tend to be highly variable in nature and this heterogeneity can complicate their effective utilization. Rapid ...

Rapid Urbanization and its Impact on Municipal Solid Waste Management in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. 

Ainooson, Olivia (2023-05-02)
Most cities in developing countries are currently experiencing a rapid increase in urbanization which has stressed out the ecosystem and environment. Human activities have resulted in a myriad of problems of which management ...

Rapid Wound Repair in the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis spp. 

Dodson, Matthew (2010-11-04)
The ability to quickly and efficiently close a wound is an integral part of any organism’s ability to survive. Marine organisms are exposed to numerous environmental pressures that demand the need for a rapid repair ...

Rates of Succession: Value of Urban Wilds 

Nix, William (2016-05-03)
Natural process is fundamental to landscape architecture. Combining forces with these processes is a landscape architects greatest challenge and opportunity. A dialogue with urban wilds successional qualities is the core ...

The Rational Design of Recognitive Polymeric Networks for Sensing Applications 

Noss, Kimberly RyAnne (2009-05-04)
Testosterone recognitive networks were synthesized with varying feed crosslinking percentages and length of the bi-functional crosslinking agent to analyze the effect of changing structural parameters on template binding ...

Re-Envisioning the Giants: A Longitudinal Case Study of One ESL Learner 

Reed, Rachel (2009-04-16)
With the continued focus on building L2 writers’ abilities within the context of school, scholarship dealing with what kinds of abilities these writers bring to the classroom has been slower to emerge, leaving us with ...

Re-Imagining Interaction 

Sunder, Sushmitha (2016-05-03)
The sharing of thoughts, opinions and just common matters on social media, have gotten the attention of many people. They have the ability to reach diverse people far and wide and make unfathomable connections and outcomes. ...

Reaction Analysis of Templated Polymer Systems 

Vaughan, Asa (2008-08-15)
Templated polymer systems have unique 'trained' binding characteristics that make them of high interest within chromatography, sensors, diagnostic devices, and drug delivery carriers. In this work, a typical highly ...

Reaction mechanism of CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 (CMAS) on lanthanide zirconia thermal barrier coatings 

Wang, Honglong (2016-01-27)
Higher operating temperature could improve energy efficiency in the gas turbine engines, and thus, thermal barrier system is applied to protect the superalloy blades from the high temperature. Thermal barrier system is a ...

Reaction Mechanisms of One- and Two-Electron Oxidations of Alkanesulfinates in Aqueous Media 

Rajakaruna, Rajakaruna Mudiyanselage Pradeepa Indunil (2021-04-01)
The one-electron oxidation reactions of L-cysteinesulfinic acid (CSA) and methanesulfinate (MSA) with bis(1,4,7-triazacyclononane)nickel(III) and tris(1,10- phenanthroline)osmium(III) were investigated in aqueous media. ...

Reaction synthesis, hybrid & intensified techniques assisted efficient process synthesis 

Xu, Shuang (2023-08-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Process synthesis is a crucial aspect of sustainable process design, aiming to identify efficient interconnections among various unit operations to convert raw materials into products. However, existing research predominantly ...