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Using the Multiple-Choice Procedure to Measure Video Game Playing 

Bassett, Drew (2016-07-25)
Video gaming shares many similarities with substance use and gambling including neural mechanisms, motivations, and negative consequences. Behavioral economic models have been used to inform conceptual models of addictive ...

Using the Voice of Educators to Strengthen Teacher Evaluation: Implications for Improved Performance 

Kilcrease, Adam (2018-04-24)
Purpose: Our nation’s leaders view the quality of teaching as important; however, how legislators have influenced the importance of teaching quality is disputed. The nation’s focus on legislating teaching quality has been ...

Using Transcriptomics to Investigate Pathways Influencing Female Fertility in Beef Cattle 

Kertz, Nicholas C. (2023-11-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Female fertility and reproductive success are the main drivers of economic efficiency in cattle operations. Herein, we performed two independent studies to investigate the molecular basis of fertility in beef cattle. ...

Using Tweets Sentiment Analysis to Predict Stock Market Movement 

Almohaimeed, Abdulaziz (2017-05-17)
Research shows that news affects stock market movement and indicates the possibility of predicting the market by using the news as a signal to a coming movement with an acceptable accuracy percentage. In this research, we ...

Using Unoccupied Aircraft System (UAS) to Assess Crop Damage by Wild Pigs in Alabama 

Fay, Arielle (2024-04-29)
Agriculture is essential for human sustenance and global economies, cultures, and societies. However, wildlife damage to crops can significantly diminish productivity, necessitating effective mitigation strategies. ...

Using V2X and reinforcement learning to improve autonomous vehicles algorithms with CARLA 

Abdalkarim, Mahmoud (2022-04-26)
Autonomous vehicles (AV) or cars of the future are only growing in popularity. However, there is a reported lack of trust in these AV. According to a recent survey conducted by the AAA automotive group on understanding ...

Using Virtual Reality to Measure Working Memory Performance and Evaluate the Effect of the Degree of Immersion on Working Memory Performance 

Lusta, Majdi (2023-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Virtual Reality is becoming prevalent in our society today in various industries like entertainment, education, health, manufacturing, and communications. It allows one to visualize almost any object or go anywhere and ...

Usurping Authors: A Case Study of Authority Displacement in Richard II 

Godwin, Sarah (2006-05-15)
When a text is published, the author loses authority and the authorial message can be easily displaced and replaced by various interpreters. Playwrights have the difficulty of adding directors, actors, and audiences who ...

Utility of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Resources for Black Bass (Micropterus spp.) Conservation and Management 

Davis, Lauren (2018-04-18)
The black basses (Micropterus spp.) are a genus of apex predators and important game fishes in North American freshwater ecosystems. Efforts to improve recreational bass fisheries have led to the widespread stocking of ...

Utilization of 'TifGrand' bermudagrass for sports turf: wear tolerance, shade response, and quality improvement. 

Aldahir, Philipe Carvalho Ferreira (2015-04-30)
‘TifGrand’ is a relatively new, reportedly wear-, shade-, and drought-tolerant bermudagrass cultivar. TifGrand is similar to other bermudagrasses such as ‘Tifway’ and ‘TifSport’, and yet, displays some unique features, ...

The Utilization of Alternative Fuels in the Production of Portland Cement 

Swart, Dustin (2007-08-15)
The production of portland cement converts many different raw materials into clinker, in the presence of temperatures on the order of 1,500 degrees Celsius. Historically, nonrenewable fossil fuels have been used to maintain ...

Utilization of Diagnostic SNP Markers for Understanding Genetic Composition of Largemouth Bass Populations in Georgia 

Johnson, Sarah (2019-11-22)
Efforts to improve recreational fisheries have included extensive movement and stocking of black basses (Micropterus spp.) outside of their native ranges, perhaps none more so than the Florida Bass (Micropterus floridanus; ...

UTILIZATION OF DIFFERENT DIET FORMULATIONS IN MARINE SPECIES, EFFECT OF SALINITY ON GROWTH AND SERUM OSMOLALITY OF YELLOWTAIL SNAPPER, Ocyurus chrysurus, AND DETERMINATION OF METHIONINE REQUIREMENT IN PACIFIC WHITE SHRIMP, Litopenaeus vannamei 

Velasquez, Stephanie (2023-08-11)  ETD File Embargoed
Marine fish and invertebrate aquaculture is a substantial source of animal protein and one of the fastest growing food sectors in the world. The current need in developing high quality and nutritionally-complete feed in ...

Utilization of Distiller’s Dried Grains with Soluble in Catfish Feeds 

Zhou, Ping (2009-07-16)
Feed is generally the largest expenditure in semi-intensive and intensive catfish culture operations, and protein is the most expensive component of feeds. Efforts to reduce feed costs have resulted in increased use of ...

The Utilization of Geometric Hashing Techniques for Feature Association during Ground Vehicle Localization 

Sprunk, Michael (2023-04-28)
This thesis presents a new approach to laser-based robot localization using the concept of geometric hashing. The technique operates on an a priori feature map representing the navigation environment by recording all ...

Utilization of Iron at Fort Mitchell 1RU102: A Functional Analysis 

Lowe, William Jason (2013-04-16)
From 1813 until 1840, the Fort Mitchell site, 1RU102, was a significant character in the history of the United States. It served as a fortification during both Creeks wars and as a focal point of trade between the United ...

Utilization of Municipal Solid Waste Compost in Horticulture 

Lu, Wenliang (2008-05-15)
Composting of municipal solid waste (MSW) has long been considered an attractive waste management tool for effective reduction of waste volume and beneficial utilization of MSW compost (MSWC) can eventually turn waste into ...

Utilization of Poultry Litter and Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria to Improve Crop Productivity 

Lin, Yaru (2018-08-21)
In order to satisfy the demand for food on a global scale, more than 180 million tons of chemical fertilizers are applied annually to increase crop yields. However, the consequences of indiscriminate chemical fertilizer ...

Utilization of Supercritical Fluids in the Fischer-tropsch Synthesis over Cobalt-Based Catalytic Systems 

Elbashir, Nimir (2004-12-15)
Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) holds great potential for the production of ultra-clean transportation fuels, chemicals, and other hydrocarbon products through the conversion of readily available syngas (CO/H2) from abundant ...

Utilization of Vehicle-Specific Power as a Powertrain Independent Platoon Controller Performance Metric 

Snitzer, Richard Philip (2022-12-05)
Heavy-Duty hauling faces challenges regarding the efficiency of transportation, which opens the door to new pathways to saving money while refueling via platooning. Platooning vehicles travel together intending to reduce ...