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  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Group mutual exclusion in linear time and space 

    He, Yuan; Gopalakrishnan, Krishnan; Gafni, Eli (2018-01)
    We present two algorithms for the Group Mutual Exclusion (GME) Problem that satisfy the properties of Mutual Exclusion, Starvation Freedom, Bounded Exit, Concurrent Entry and First Come First Served. Both our algorithms ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...