Recent Submissions

  • User Behavior Analysis using Smartphones 

    Yasrobi, Seyedfaraz (East Carolina University, 2017-07-26)
    Users' activities produce an enormous amount of data when using popular devices such as smartphones. These data can be used to develop behavioral models in several areas including fraud detection, finance, recommendation ...
  • Automatic SQL query generation 

    Arbabifard, Kamyar (East Carolina University, 2017-07-19)
    Automatic generation of questions for learning assessment has been an area of research interest for long. The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as well as the goal of providing immediate contextualized feedback ...
  • Towards Big Data Infrastructure for Historic Handwritten Document Transcription 

    Hoffman, David Richard (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    Historical archival documents are vast and contain many thousands of pages of unstructured data, often not easily searchable. The current state of the art is searchable meta-tags of documents which help a reader to land ...
  • 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 ...
  • Risk Considerations in the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Construction Industry 

    Wang, George; Hollar, Donna; Sayger, Susan; Zhu, Zhen; Buckeridge, John; 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 ...
  • DEVELOPING A REAL-TIME DATA ANALYTICS FRAMEWORK FOR TWITTER STREAMING DATA 

    Yadranjiaghdam, Babak (East Carolina University, 2016-12-13)
    Twitter is an online social networking service with more than 300 million users, generating a huge amount of information every day. Twitter's most important characteristic is its ability for users to tweet about events, ...
  • INVESTIGATING THE STAR SCHEMA BENCHMARK AS A REPLACEMENT FOR THE TPC-H DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM 

    Sanchez, Jimi Carmen (East Carolina University, 2016-12-13)
    Decision Support System (DSS) are at the core of business intelligence systems. Implementation costs for enterprise level Database Management System (DBMS) and DSS average $10,461 for installation costs. This does not ...
  • A framework for mining on Twitter data 

    Huang, Yifan (East Carolina University, 2016-12-13)
    Motivated by the increasing need of information retrieval from social media, a lexicon-based approach Tweet Sentiment Classifier (TSC) is presented to determine sentiment from tweet along with a systematic software for ...
  • Automated Usability Evaluations using Client Side Usability Framework (CSUF) 

    Chintalapani, Venkat Narsimha Reddy (East Carolina University, 2016-05-04)
    Usability of a website is essential in order for a company to achieve its business goals. Evaluating a website for usability and accessibility is costly and time consuming primarily because it involves usability experts ...
  • A Dynamic Power Management Schema for Multi-Tier Data Centers 

    Azimzadeh, Aryan (East Carolina University, 2016-04-25)
    An issue of great concern as it relates to global warming is power consumption and efficient use of computers especially in large data centers. Data centers have an important role in IT infrastructures because of their ...
  • 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, ...
  • Analysis of Testing Approaches for Web Applications Based on Each Choice and Pairwise Methods 

    Moore, Mary Frances (East Carolina University, 2016-04-25)
    Time and quality are important factors when determining the proper approach for software testing. A software program can often be used in various environments (different platforms, operating systems, browsers, networks, ...
  • MRSL: AUTONOMOUS NEURAL NETWORK-BASED SELF-STABILIZING SYSTEM 

    Hedayati, Hooman (East Carolina University, 2015-12-15)
    Stabilizing and localizing the positioning systems autonomously in the areas without GPS accessibility is a difficult task. In this thesis we describe a methodology called Most Reliable Straight Line (MRSL) for stabilizing ...
  • AN INVESTIGATION OF VELOPHARYNGEAL CLOSURE WITH LINEAR REGRESSION 

    Sana, Anish (East Carolina University, 1/13/16)
    Cleft lip and palate is a common birth defect in the United States. Children diagnosed with this abnormality face difficulties during feeding, hearing and speech. Surgical methods exist to repair the cleft lip and palate ...
  • A Constraint-Based Method For Flow-Sensitive Static Type Analysis Of PHP Using The Rascal Meta-Programming Platform 

    Tamang, Apil (East Carolina University, 2015)
    PHP is a dynamically typed language, and is very popular among developers for building websites. The dynamic features of PHP allow for many kinds of type related errors to be made by developers. Since PHP does not feature ...
  • Using The Morphological Analysis Perspective (MAP) In Software Engineering Project Management 

    Moore, Roger (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Corporations require well defined strategies and successful implementation of strategic solutions in order to survive, facilitate growth, and remain competitive. In the current internet enabled economy, software development ...
  • 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 ...
  • GestDefLS : A Gesture Definition Language in Swift 

    Writtenberry, Robert William (East Carolina University, 2015)
    The application programming interfaces supplied by Apple for developing applications in the Swift programming language on iOS devices provide limited support when it comes to declaring gesture recognizers outside of those ...
  • Gesture Prediction Model for the Guitar Fingering Problem 

    Samavatian, Arman (East Carolina University, 2014)
    In this thesis we provide a method for finding the fingering of a music piece on any type of guitar using a hand model. Adapting to the real world conditions by deploying a model of the user's hand, and considering the ...
  • Formal Model To Reduce the Risk Of Cloud Outages 

    Hotwani, Komal (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Cloud outages have become very common in recent years as many companies adopt hosted services. One of the major reasons for cloud outages is the service level for availability, reliability, security not being met as mentioned ...

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