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Robust Simultaneous Inference for Functional Data 

Costa Lima, Italo Raony (2017-04-20)
Advancements in modern technology have enabled the collection of complex, high- dimensional data sets, such as curves, 2D or 3D images, and other objects living in a functional space, thus boosting the investigation of ...

A Robust Software Radio Testset for Research and Laboratory Instruction 

An, Ratha (2005-12-15)
Since the mid-1990s, communication technology has advanced dramatically, making it possible to achieve high data rates for both enterprise and individual users. The rapid and widespread deployment of wireless communications ...

Robust Solutions for Enabling Trust in Digital Circuits 

Zhang, Yuqiao (2022-07-31)
The continuous emergence of counterfeit integrated circuits (ICs) in the electronics supply chain requires immediate solutions since they pose serious threats to our critical infrastructures due to their inferior quality. ...

Robust Statistical Methods for the Functional Logistic Model 

Denhere, Melody (2013-07-10)
Over the last decade or so, a lot of interest has emerged in the field of functional data analysis. This interest spans from a broad spectrum of fields such as brain imaging studies, bio-metrics, genetics, e-commerce and ...

Robust Variable Selection Methods for Grouped Data 

Lilly, Kristin (2015-07-23)
When predictor variables possess an underlying grouping structure in multiple regression, selecting important groups of variables is an essential component of building a meaningful regression model. Some methods exist to ...

A Robust Version of Hotelling's T2 Control Chart for Retrospective Location Analysis of Individuals Using BACON Estimators 

Bell, Richard (2012-02-13)
Hotelling's T2 chart is commonly used for Phase I analysis of individual multivariate normally distributed data. However, the presence of only a few outliers can significantly distort classical estimates of location and ...

The Role and Reputation of Government Research Organizations in State Policymaking 

Hankins, Ryan (2023-11-17)
This research explores the role and reputation of state-level nonprofit policy research organizations, which are members of the Government Research Association (GRA). The research traces the development of municipal research ...

Role of Adipocyte P2Y2 Receptor in Adipogenesis and Insulin Resistance 

Qian, Shenqi (2022-05-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Objective -- It has been known that obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with inflammation and insulin resistance and that adipose tissue contributes to insulin sensitivity and glucose homeostasis. Also, it was ...

The Role of an Agency in Setting the Policy Agenda 

Gemmill, John (2012-05-09)
This paper examines the impact a government agency can have on setting the political agenda for the agency’s policy area. While most literature on the role of agencies in the policy process acknowledges that agencies play ...

Role of Arabidopsis Thaliana Calmodulin Isoforms in Tolerance to Abiotic Stress 

Al-quraan, Nisreen (2008-08-15)
Calmodulin and Ca2+ have been implicated in adaptation of plants to changes in its environment. Arabidopsis thaliana (Arabidopsis) genome has nine genetic loci encoding calmodulin protein isoforms. We have used wild type ...

The role of atomic excited states in laboratory plasmas and a study in fine structure diagnostics for far infra-red astrophysical observations 

Pearce, A. Jonathan (2016-12-09)
This dissertation has a focus on the role of atomic excited states in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas. The emphasis is on systems for which perturbation theory is not expected to produce accurate results. The work ...

The Role of Awareness in Differential Delay Eyeblink Classical Conditioning 

Bolaram, Anudeep (2020-02-04)
Eyeblink classical conditioning (EBCC) is an experimental procedure widely used for understanding learning and memory in a variety of species. In EBCC, a neutral conditioned stimulus (CS; a tone) is repeatedly paired with ...

The Role of Body Mass Index and Body Shape in Perception of Body Attractivness: Cross-Cultural Study 

Aghekyan, Marine (2005-12-15)
The purpose of this study was to cross-culturally investigate the effect of BMI (Body Mass Index) and three body shapes (Rectangle, Pear, and Hourglass) on the perception of female body attractiveness and body size. A ...

Role of calcium during plant infection by Xylella fastidiosa 

Gomez Arias, Laura M (2021-04-26)
Xylella fastidiosa (Xf) is a Gram-negative plant pathogenic bacterium that lives in the xylem vessels of infected plants and the foregut of sharpshooter insect vectors. X. fastidiosa causes diseases in many economically ...

The role of calcium in the regulation of Xylella fastidiosa virulence 

Cruz, Luisa (2013-12-03)
The Gram-negative plant pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa inhabits the xylem vessels of the host, where it forms biofilms thought to be responsible for disease symptoms. Even though knowledge regarding the mechanism ...

Role of calcium-independent phospholipase A2 in insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in 3T3-L1 adipocytes 

Yang, Juan (2009-08-06)
Calcium-independent phospholipase A2 (iPLA2) is a member of the phospholipase A2 family that catalyzes the hydrolysis of glycerophospholipid at the sn-2 position to liberate free fatty acid and lysophospholipid. Recent ...

The Role of Centralized Wastewater Treatment in the Rural Alabama Black Belt 

Wilson, Tristan (2023-05-02)  ETD File Embargoed
Centralized and decentralized wastewater treatment systems play a major role in protecting human health and U.S. waters from contamination. However, failing wastewater treatment in the rural Alabama Black Belt has become ...

Role of Chemokine Receptor CXCR7 in Adipocyte Physiology and Disease 

Shi, Yi (2022-04-14)  ETD File Embargoed
Objective—Chemokines and chemokine receptors have long been shown to play important roles in inflammation, obesity, and type II diabetes. CXCR7 is characterized as an atypical chemokine receptor whose function as a signaling ...

Role of Climate, Land Use/Cover and Water Quality on West Nile Virus Incidence: A Modeling Approach 

Noori, Navideh (2015-07-02)
West Nile virus (WNV), a vector-borne infectious disease, has been a major public health concern in North America since 1999. This virus is transmitted to susceptible mosquitoes when they feed on infected birds. Infected ...

The Role of Communication and Social Skills in Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities 

Moates, Ashley (2020-04-16)
The purpose of the current investigation was to explore the educational missions and priorities of postsecondary education (PSE) programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), where and how communication and ...