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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Poly(ethylene Oxide)/β-lactoglobulin Electrospun Nanofibers: Chemical Crossliking Assessment and Thymosin-β4 Functionalization 

    Vargas, Daniel E. (East Carolina University, 2016-12-13)
    Using electrospun nanofiber scaffolds have emerged as a technique for tissue engineering (TE) applications. In 2011, Sullivan et al. reported on the process to effectively electrospin and crosslink nanofibers from ...
  • Portable respirators suitable for agricultural workers 

    Proctor, Michelle (2015-10-13)
    Portable personal respiratory protection devices include a self-contained head gear member with a chin collar that has a front segment that defines a mouth portion and attaches to a back segment that resides over ears of ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Protocol and Tool for Developing a Descriptive Behavioral Model 

    Jeck, Steven (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Fuzzy rules have been used to model complex human behavior in order to develop sophisticated industrial control systems. The use of fuzzy rules to create a behavioral model provides a quantitative basis for discussing the ...
  • Pulmonary Artery Hemodynamics Using MRI & CFD 

    Rabidou, Jake (East Carolina University, 2017-07-19)
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH), as defined by a mean pulmonary arterial pressure (mPAP) greater than 25 mmHg, is a life-threatening chronic disorder of the pulmonary circulation which leads to right ventricle failure and if ...
  • Recurrence and Plasticity in Evolved Neural Controllers 

    Ahlstrom, Mark (East Carolina University, 2009)
    Among the more important applications of evolutionary neurocontrollers is the development of systems that are able to dynamically adapt to a changing environment. While traditional approaches to control system design demand ...
  • Risk Considerations in the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Construction Industry 

    Wang, George; Hollar, Donna; Sayger, Susan; Zhu, Zhen; Buckeridge, John S.; Li, Jie; Chong, Jimmy; Duffield, Colin; Ryu, Dongryeol; Hu, Wei (2016-12)
    The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the construction industry is swiftly growing worldwide. UAVs are changing the way construction companies do business. Contractors are increasingly using camera-mounted UAVs ...
  • The Risk of Power Imbalance in Project Delivery: A Study of Large Victorian Public Infrastructure Projects 

    Zarei, Hamzeh; Kin Peng Hui, Felix; Duffield, Colin; Wang, George (2017-07)
    In large public infrastructure projects, political risks due to the power imbalance between central and delivery agencies are often overlooked or underestimated. The primary motive of the delivery agency in distorting ...
  • 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 ...
  • Runtime Monitoring On Hard Real-Time Operating Systems 

    Darafsheh, Kaveh (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This thesis will compare and evaluate different approaches in integrating runtime monitors into processes running on a hard real-time operating system. The host system is a single board computer (SBC) with a VxWorks 653 ...
  • Safe design of skyrise greenery in Singapore 

    Behm, Michael; Poh, Choon Hock (2012)
    Singapore is transforming from a “garden city” to a “City-in-a-Garden”. Designing for safety is recognized by researchers and some governments as a best practice in facilitating eventual worker safety within the built ...
  • Safe Design Suggestions for Vegetated Roofs 

    Behm, Michael (2012-08)
    Rooftop vegetation is becoming increasingly popular because of its environmental benefits and its ability to earn green-building certification credits. With the exception of one international guideline, there is little ...
  • Safety lockout adapter and coupling member used therefor 

    Gobeski, David L. (1992-12-01)
    A safety lockout adapter is formed of two coupling members. Each coupling member is adapted to couple with another corresponding coupling member of substantially similar configuration for locking-out power disconnects or ...
  • Security Analysis and Framework of Cloud Computing with Parity-Based Partially Distributed File System 

    Asghary Karahroudy, Ali (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Cloud computing offers massive scalability, immediate availability, and low cost services as major benefits, but as with most new technologies, it introduces new risks and vulnerabilities too. Despite the fact that different ...
  • Self-Checked Metamorphic Testing of Monte Carlo Simulation 

    Wu, Tong (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Photon propagation in biological tissues can be modeled with Monte Carlo simulations numerically. However, testing a such program is difficult due to the unknown character of the test oracles. Although approaches based on ...
  • Sentiment analysis study with an emphasis on the integration of different statement polarities and the evaluation of the resulting sentiments 

    Braddy, Shawn (5/16/2016)
    Social media has become an integral part of today's society and has continued to grow tremendously throughout the world. People communicate through social media constantly and social media has become a pivotal place for ...
  • Small Business Information Security 

    Vail, John Edwards (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Small businesses account for over fifty percent of the Gross National Product of the U.S. economy; and the security of their information systems is critical for them to operate, compete, and remain profitable. While many ...
  • SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AS A SOCIAL PROCESS: A STUDY OF RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK 

    Lanier, Lindsey (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    Powered by increased capabilities of online collaboration tools, open source software development has become a critical component of the development landscape for both individual developers and for organizations. However, ...