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Osteology of the White-Tailed Deer 

Rumph, Paul Frederick (1975-06-05)
Because of the absence of a comprehensive description of the osseous anatomy of the white-tailed deer, this study was undertaken. The external morphology of each bone is described utilizing the current nomenclature presented ...

Construction of an Intellegient Database Application Development Environment Using Object-oriented Concept 

Liu, SuHoun Vandy (1988-12-09)
Throughout the world, managers are beginning to recognize the potential of computers and information processing technology to help them cope with today's complex business world. When the demand for new or expanded ...

Exploring Customer Satisfaction in Regional Health Care: A Comparative Analysis of Direct and Indirect Experiences 

Turner, Douglas Edward (1993-08-27)
Today's health care providers, similar to many other industries in the service sector, are measuring their service attainment level through the administration of customer satisfaction surveys. This feedback containing the ...

Factors Affecting Variation in Growth of Channel Catfish Fingerlings and Mathematical Modelling of Their Population Statistics 

Abe, Valentin (1995-06-07)
A partial differential equation was used to predict population structures in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, fingerlings stocked at low (150,000/ha), medium (300,000/ha), or high (600,000/ha) densities in earthen ...

Employee Benefit Familiarity: An Analysis of How Benefit Familiarity Will Affect Benefit Valuation 

Brunner, M. Cheney (1995-06-07)
Current literature and research on the benefits employees prefer in their benefits packages is reviewed. The findings reveal some strong preferences for different groups of people. An understanding of these preferences is ...

Hostile Environment Sexual Harrassment and Attitudes of Offensiveness Toward Workplace Behaviors as Measured by the Hostile Environment Sexual Harrassment Evaluation Inventory 

Ryan, Brenda Phillips (1996-03-18)
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between perceptions of offensiveness and sexually oriented behaviors and the influence of six demographic, organizational and personal variables upon this relationship. ...

Functional Durability Of A Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensor For The Rapid Detection Of Salmonella In Liquids From Poultry Packaging 

Olsen, Eric (2000-08-15)
Foodborne disease causes an estimated 4 to 76 million cases of food poisoning with 5,000 associated deaths annually in the United States at a cost of $6.5 –34.9 billion. In poultry products, Salmonella is the most common ...

An Investigation of the Effects of Community Drug Use on Academic Achievement in the Public School Systems of the State of Alabama 

Johnson, David (2003-05-15)
Historical academic achievement data from the Alabama State Department of Education and historical drug arrest data from the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center were analyzed to determine the correlation between ...

Interactivity, Social Constructivism, and Satisfaction with Distance Learning Among Infantry Soldiers 

Dozier, Dara (2004-05-15)
The purpose of this study was to determine what relationships, if any, exist among interactivity, social constructivism, and satisfaction with distance learning in the target population of U. S. Army Infantry soldiers ...

The Shields-Harary Number of Graphs 

Holliday, John (2004-05-15)
The Shields-Harary numbers are a class of graph paramaters that measure the robustness of a graph in terms of network vulnerability, with reference to a given cost function.

Textile Prosthesis for Vascular Applications 

Irsale, Swagat (2004-05-15)
The goal of this study was to develop a whole new class of implantable endoluminal prosthesis for biomedical applications based on advanced textile technology. The most likely initial application is in the field of arterial ...

Effects of Sediment Deposition on Aboveground Net Primary Productivity, Vegetation Composition, Structure, and Fine Root Dynamics in Riparian Forests 

Cavalcanti, Guadalupe (2004-05-15)
This study examined how increased sediment deposition from anthropogenic disturbance impacts functions performed by riparian forests associated with ephemeral streams. Specifically, this study looked into aboveground net ...

Local Motion Picture Exhibition in Auburn, From 1894-1928: A Cultural History from a Communication Perspective 

Williams, Danielle (2004-08-15)
This thesis is a historical analysis of Auburn’s motion picture history from 1894- 1928. Auburn’s motion picture history is unique because it does not follow traditional film histories. In 1905, Auburn residents and API ...

Metallic Nanoparticle Synthesis within Reverse Micellar Microemulsion Systems 

Kitchens, Christopher (2004-12-15)
The synthesis of metallic nanoparticles is integral for the advancement of the field of nanotechnology. Solution based nanomaterial synthesis is an effective method for the production of nanomaterials, particularly with ...

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 ...

The Use of Mechanical Thinning Treatments in Management of Small Stands at the Wildland Urban Interface 

Folegatti, Bruno (2004-12-15)
This study analyzed the productivity and costs of mechanical thinning at the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). It compared conventional commercial first thinning practices in even-aged loblolly pine plantations in the Southeast ...

On the Growth of Polynomials and Entire Functions of Exponential Type 

Harden, Lisa (2004-12-15)
Concerning the growth of a polynomial and its derivative, the following inequalities are well known as Bernstein Inequalities. max(|z|=R) |p(z)| <= max(|z|=1) |p(z)|R^n, for R >= 1, (1) max(|z|=1) |p0(z)| <= max(|z|=1) ...

The Use of Distance Learning Technology by Alabama Business Teachers for Credentialing and Instruction 

Pritchett, Christal (2004-12-15)
This study was designed to determine the degree to which Alabama business education teachers are utilizing distance learning technology in their courses and the extent to which Alabama business education teachers are ...

Built-In Self-Test Configurations for Field Programmable Gate Array Cores in Systems on Chip 

Harris, Jonathan (2004-12-15)
Built-In Self-Test configurations for the logic and routing resources present in the Field Programmable Gate Array core of a System-on-Chip is presented in this Thesis. These configurations completely test the Programmable ...

Bioconversion of Lignocellulosic Material into Ethanol: Pretreatment, Enzymatic Hydrolysis, and Ethanol Fermentation 

Kim, Tae (2004-12-15)
Four different novel processes, ammonia recycle percolation (ARP), low-liquid ARP, two-stage (hot water-ARP) percolation, and soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) at room/moderate temperature, were investigated for pretreatment ...