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  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Students Perception of Safety in Campus VIS A VIS Crime and Violence- A Case Study of ECU 

    Oluwajana, Temitope (East Carolina University, 2017-04-28)
    The issue of student's perception of safety on their college campus has been a recurring problem. Students have been concerned about their safety on campuses because of the crime and violence that have been occurring on ...
  • A Survey of Retailer's Satisfaction 

    Nakhostin Maher, Zahra (East Carolina University, 2013)
    The purpose of this exploratory study is to examine the overall satisfaction of retailers' from manufacturers in a supply-chain system, based on selected "Lean" related factors, such as quality, delivery, cost, and pricing. ...
  • A Sustainability Literacy Assessment of Students at East Carolina University 

    Wenzel, Kelsey A (2014)
    Sustainability is achieved when social, environmental, and economic functions are operating in unity at maximum efficiency. This study takes a closer look at the sustainable knowledge of students at East Carolina University. ...
  • Synchronizing Automata and the Černý Conjecture 

    Masters, Miciah Dashiel Butler (East Carolina University, 2012)
    We provide a survey of research surrounding the Černý conjecture. This conjecture concerns finite-state automata that have the property of being "synchronizing." A synchronizing automaton is one for which there exists ...
  • 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 ...