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  • A New Approach to Communications Management Planning Through 3D Web and Semantic Web Technologies 

    Lesko, Charles J. Jr. (2011-09)
    Communication management plans are used to determine not only who needs what information but also how that information will be collected and transmitted. Now two evolving technologies are looking to drive project planners ...
  • A novel particle filtering method for estimation of pulse pressure variation during spontaneous breathing 

    Kim, Sunghan; Noor, Fouzia; Aboy, Mateo; McNames, James (2016-08-11)
    Background: We describe the first automatic algorithm designed to estimate the pulse pressure variation (PPVPPV) from arterial blood pressure (ABP) signals under spontaneous breathing conditions. While currently there are ...
  • Optimization of Web Services for Cloud Deployment and Mobile Consumption 

    Bleicher, David (East Carolina University, 2013)
    Research performed for this thesis indicates an impedance mismatch between prevailing approaches to development of service-oriented enterprise applications and the consumption capabilities of mobile devices. The rich ...
  • Overhauling Legacy Enterprise Software Applications with a Concept Refinement Process Model 

    Knight, Daniel P. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    Currently, there are many legacy enterprise software applications in active deployment that are outdated. These large legacy applications are rapidly becoming less practical for both the organizations they service, and for ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • Personality assessment from social media data: An ensemble model 

    Taghikhani, Shahin (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    The global prevalence of social media encourages people to upload and share a vast and recurrent amount of information about themselves through various mediums of communication such as text, pictures, audio, and video. ...
  • 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 ...