Recent Submissions

  • POSTGRESQL AS A MULTI-MODEL DATABASE 

    Khanal, Rabindra (East Carolina University, 2019-07-26)
    Data is being generated at unprecedented volume and speed, which is popularly known as Big Data. Most of this data is unstructured and requires natural language processing and information retrieval techniques to extract ...
  • Archival Document Processing using Cognitive Computing 

    Patel, Himaniben Pareshkumar (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    The world, as we know it, is constructed in the form of knowledge. Our ancestors have passed their experiences to the next generation over time using handwritten documents. Although these old manuscripts are still available ...
  • Performance Analysis of Extractive Text Summarization 

    Patel, Vishwa Somabhai (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    In this era, data is increasing exponentially, and it is crucial for people to keep up with all of this information. The information is available in several different forms such as news articles, online blogs, etc., many ...
  • CUSTOMER REVENUE PREDICTION FROM GEOGRAPHICAL DATA 

    Khademorezaian, Kasra (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    Online stores have created more opportunities for firms to offer different products and services to their customers. These online stores produce a tremendous amount of data that serve different purposes, including revenue ...
  • CUSTOMER REVIEWS ANALYSIS WITH DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS FOR E-COMMERCE RECOMMENDER SYSTEMS 

    Maleki Shoja, Babak (East Carolina University, 2019-07-17)
    The first part of this thesis systematically reviews the trend of researches conducted from 2011 to 2018 in terms of challenges and problems regarding developing a recommendation system, areas of application, proposed ...
  • Analysis of Electrospun Tβ4 Coated Scaffolds: A Tissue Engineering Study 

    Myers, Victoria (East Carolina University, 2019-07-18)
    Tissue engineering is a field within regenerative medicine that promotes the regeneration/repair of damaged or diseased tissue and organs. This field focuses on three aspects: cells, growth factors, and scaffolds to achieve ...
  • Software Technology Maturation and Software Security 

    Locklear, Trina Kay (East Carolina University, 2019-08-05)
    Software technology maturation, also referred to as technology transfer, is as difficult as it is rare, mostly because of the time scale involved. Software maturation is defined as the process of taking a piece of technology ...
  • The Facial Inversion Effect Throughout Healthy Adult Aging: A Study of Event-Related Brain Potentials 

    Williams, Patrick (East Carolina University, 2019-07-02)
    Age-associated cognitive decline (AACD) is a natural part of life. The difference between malignant and benign AACD can be difficult to determine in the early stages of dementia. Many factors affect an individual’s brain ...
  • Data Breach Impacts on Companies and Their Consumers. 

    Hunter, Dustin (2019-04-04)
    This paper will describe a data breach and how they impact the company and consumers involved. Statistics will be provided on the financial impact of a data breach to a company. Three recent data breach examples will be ...
  • Storm Event Nitrogen Dynamics in Waterfowl Impoundments 

    Hinckley, Brian; Etheridge, Randall; Peralta, Ariane (2019-03)
    This dataset contains water quality, rainfall, and water level data collected from two waterfowl impoundments in eastern North Carolina during storm events. Each waterfowl impoundment has a separate file. The Ag file was ...
  • Chemical and Physical Correlates to Pain 

    Potts, John L (East Carolina University, 2018-12-12)
    The accurate measurement of pain is important to physicians for medical decision making. Pain is considered to be the largest health-related burden to society as well as the leading cause of long-term disability worldwide. ...
  • The Relationship Between Categorical Expenditures and Graduation Rates at North Carolina Community Colleges 

    Smith, Davis B (East Carolina University, 2018-12-10)
    The public perception of higher education, the culture of that institution, and its value to American citizens is changing. Taxpayer demands to downsize costly government expenditures, including government subsidizing of ...
  • EXAMINING MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCIES OF STUDENT AFFAIRS PROFESSIONALS WHO ADVISE STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS OF COLOR 

    Mack, Dorothea M. (East Carolina University, 2018-12-10)
    The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine if, and to what extent, racial and ethnic identity, years of experience, education level, age, gender, advisor status, and sexual orientation are related to multicultural ...
  • Using Drones in Disaster Areas: Perspectives of Disaster Responders in North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland 

    Tanner, Victoria (East Carolina University, 2018-12-10)
    Drones are pilotless aircraft and are more formally known as either unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Drones, as they were referred to in this study, have the capability of being remotely ...
  • Role of antidepressants in fetal synapse formation in Autism Spectrum Disorders 

    Tate, Kinsley M (East Carolina University, 2018-07-23)
    Autism is a genetically complex neurodevelopmental disorder in which patients exhibit social deficits in both verbal and non-verbal forms of communication and display restricted and repetitive behaviors. Approximately 1 ...
  • Knowledge Discovery for Clinical Decision Support System in Patient Records 

    Budhathoki, Dev (East Carolina University, 2018-07-23)
    Knowledge discovery from the patient's health records is a challenging task for the medical specialists. The knowledge generated from the patient's records can assist specialists to make an effective decision and recommend ...
  • Motion-Based Segmentation of Medical MRI Images: A Review and Analysis 

    Adhikari, Anil (East Carolina University, 2018-07-20)
    Image data produced in medical field assists doctors, surgeons and researchers to study muscle and tissue structure to identify and diagnose patient specific diseases and deficiency. Due to the complexity of muscle ...
  • SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF LITERATURE USING TWITTER AS A TOOL 

    Pradyumn, Mudit (East Carolina University, 2018-07-17)
    Twitter has over 330 million active monthly users producing roughly 500 million Tweets per day, or 200 billion Tweets a year. Making this one of the largest human-generated opinion data collections. In addition to this ...
  • Passive micromixers for DNA analysis using CFD modelling 

    Agarwal, Ritesh (East Carolina University, 2018-07-17)
    Mixing efficiency is an important issue in the design of micromixers, since effective mixing is required between Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sample and restriction enzyme for a fast digestion process. Mixing is improved ...
  • A NOVEL ROLE FOR HDL AND D-HDL IN PULMONARY IMMUNITY 

    Yaeger, Michael (East Carolina University, 2018-07-17)
    Cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases are leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Studies report an inverse correlation between levels of serum high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and the severity of cardiovascular ...

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