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Accessible Computer Science for K-12 Students with Disabilities. 

Das, Meenakshi (2021-04-13)
Disability Inclusion and Accessibility in technology and education have today emerged as a necessity of national importance. National Science Foundation(NSF) funded projects like AccessCSforALL, Bootstrap, and CSforAll, ...

An Active and Hybrid Storage System for Data-intensive Applications 

Ding, Zhiyang (2011-07-20)
Since large-scale and data-intensive applications have been widely deployed, there is a growing demand for high-performance storage systems to support data-intensive applications. Compared with traditional storage systems, ...

Applications of Computer Vision for the Improvement of Autonomous Vehicle Design 

Kauten, James (2021-07-28)
This dissertation approaches methods of improving autonomous vehicle design through two separate lenses. In the first study, we investigate how technological transparency can improve driver trust in artificial intelligence ...

Behavior Analysis and Enhancement of Robustness for Deep Neural Networks 

Wang, Longwei (2022-08-01)  ETD File Embargoed
Apart from the remarkable success of machine learning models utilizing deep neural networks in solving a variety of problems including image classifications, these models are highly vulnerable to small and carefully chosen ...

Boosting Cloud Computing Frameworks with High Performance Computing Features 

Ramsey, Jared (2016-10-26)
High Performance Computing (HPC) often employs a set of networked and/or distributed computers working together to solve extremely large problems. Since the early 1990's, HPC has made use of technologies such as the Message ...

A Collaborative Tool for Communities of Practice to Share Best Practices 

Nyagwencha, Justus (2013-09-30)
This dissertation presents a For Youth For Life (FYFL) cloud tool as a unique solution to a problem of identifying an easy to use, scalable, cost effective, and fault tolerant collaborative system or tool for members of ...

Cooling Hadoop: Temperature Aware Schedulers in Data Centers 

Kulkarni, Sanjay (2013-01-07)
The amount of unstructured data, also known as “Big Data” in Internet is growing every day. Because the Big data is unstructured, a large-scale distributed batch processing infrastructure like Hadoop is used instead of ...

COURSEBUILDER: Design and Development of an eLearning System 

Ramesh, Nandakrishnan (2017-11-28)
Web-based learning environments have the potential to support collaboration among teachers and students and encourage interaction in the classroom by providing quality Internet resources for learning. By incorporating these ...

Data Center Specific Thermal and Energy Saving Techniques 

Muzaffar, Tausif (2015-07-23)
Data centers are ever increasing as we become more reliant on web based transactions. The benefits of such massive computing are obvious by the speed and ease we can get most media or information. A challenge is that new ...

Database Indexing for Skyline Computation, Hierarchical Relational Database, and Spatially-Aware SPARQL Evaluation Engine 

Wang, Chih-Jye (2015-12-10)
Computerized databases are ubiquitous and play an important role in many software projects. The efficiency of these systems are crucial in applications they support. Data indexing is the key to efficient data retrieval in ...

Designing Efficient Single Page Web Applications 

Sanandan, Nyruthya (2018-12-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Traditional web applications rely on the client-server model to request and render data on the browser. Although this architecture has been popular for over a decade, waiting for information as the server caters to ...

The Effects of Community Partnerships on K-12 Computer Science Education 

Reed, Aaron (2019-04-17)
Technology is a critical component of the American economy. Analysts have claimed it is imperative that the United States maintain its status as a worldwide leader in technology or its economy, standard of living, and ...

Efficient Reliability Verification Testing in Open Source Software Using Priority Prediction 

Pape, Patrick (2015-05-08)
Open source software is becoming a strong alternative to private development for a wide market of applications. There is a stigma against using open source software in the private sector because of licensing restrictions ...

Efficient Storage Design and Query Scheduling for Improving Big Data Retrieval and Analytics 

Liu, Zhuo (2015-05-04)
With the perpetually increasing requirement and generation of digital data, the human being has been stepping into the Big Data era. To efficiently manage, retrieve and exploit such gigantic amount of data continuously ...

Energy Efficient Pre-Fetching - Models to Implementation 

Manzanares, Adam (2010-04-29)
With the rapid growth of the production and storage of large scale data sets it is important to investigate methods to drive the cost of storage systems down. We are currently in the midst of an information explosion and ...

Energy Modeling and Management of Database System 

Zhou, Yi (2018-04-10)
In this dissertation, we propose a toolkit called EDOM facilitating the evaluation and optimization of energy-efficient multicore-based database systems. Two core components in EDOM are a benchmarking toolkit and a ...

Energy-Efficient Computing and Modeling in Cloud Infrastructures 

Bhattacharya, Tathagata (2022-07-08)  ETD File Embargoed
Energy efficiency and carbon footprint control have grabbed significant attention worldwide. Today, the world has become intensely data intensive. The cloud computing infrastructures and the data centers are providing ...

Energy-Efficient Resource Management for High-performance Computing Platforms 

Zong, Ziliang (2008-08-15)
In the past decade, high-performance computing (HPC) platforms like clusters and computational grids have been widely used to solve challenging and rigorous engineering tasks in industry and scientific applications. Due ...

Exploiting Renewable Energy and UPS Systems with a Renewable-Aware Scheduler to Boost Energy Efficiency of Data Centers 

Peng, Xiaopu (2022-07-20)  ETD File Embargoed
It is prudent to leverage on-site renewable sources like solar and wind to build environmentally friendly and energy-efficient data centers. Data centers deploy distributed UPS systems to handle the intermittent nature ...

Framework for user sentiment analysis to improve the usability of applications for generation z and young adults 

Cao, Yang (2019-07-17)
Three studies were conducted to explore machine learning support of novel learning problems. The first was a study of a computer-supported online learning website, which was designed to support teachers improving their ...