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  • A FRAMEWORK FOR QUESTION ANSWERING SYSTEM USING DYNAMIC CO-ATTENTION NETWORKS 

    Busireddy, Swetha (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Question answering (QA) systems have evolved exponentially over the past few years and have reached a reliable human standard. Attention mechanisms, as well as other methods of deep learning, paved the way for this ...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL MODEL ACCURACY IMPROVEMENT FRAMEWORK USING STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES AND A NOVEL TRAINING APPROACH 

    Matta, Rekesh (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    It is challenging to predict environmental behaviors because of extreme events, such as heatwaves, typhoons, droughts, tsunamis, torrential downpour, wind ramps, or hurricanes. In this thesis, we proposed a novel framework ...
  • FRAMEWORK FOR DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATION USING SMART CONTRACTS 

    Kulkarni, Sumati (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    There is a lot of excitement around Blockchain technology and its ability to disrupt many traditional industries and business practices. First invented as a part of Bitcoin’s underlying infrastructure, Blockchain technology ...
  • MVC-EDUCATION 3D - A FRAMEWORK FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION VIRTUAL REALITY APPLICATIONS 

    Chegireddy, Yashwanth (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Recent advancements in the online course delivery for Distance Education(DE) pro- gram is evolving from day-to-day. Though DE programs cost less and also provide exibility to students depending on their pace of learning, ...
  • ESTIMATING EFFORT FOR LOW-CODE APPLICATIONS 

    Butler, Rhonda (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Two issues continually plaguing the software industry are software size calculation and project effort estimation. Incorrect estimates may lead to inappropriate allocation of resources (people), shortage of time, insufficient ...
  • Intrusion detection using machine learning algorithms 

    Lakshminarayana, Deepthi Hassan (East Carolina University, 2019-11-27)
    With the growing rate of cyber-attacks, there is a significant need for intrusion detection systems (IDS) in networked environments. As intrusion tactics become more sophisticated and more challenging to detect, this ...
  • TEXT EXTRACTION FROM IMAGES USING NEURAL NETWORKS 

    Pala, Venkatesh Reddy (East Carolina University, 2019-09-16)
    Most western languages have witnessed the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in one other form. Primary fact for this achievement is due to the efforts of several researchers contributing to the field of computational ...
  • 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 P (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 (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 ...
  • DYNAMIC DEFENSES AND THE TRANSFERABILITY OF ADVERSARIAL EXAMPLES 

    Thomas, Sam (East Carolina University, 2019-05-02)
    Adversarial machine learning has been an important area of study for the securing of machine learning systems. However, for every defense that is made to protect these artificial learners, a more sophisticated attack emerges ...
  • Modeling and Prediction of Cryptocurrency Prices Using Machine Learning Techniques 

    Ashayer, Alireza (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    With the introduction of Bitcoin in the year 2008 as the first practical decentralized cryptocurrency, the interest in cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, Blockchain, has skyrocketed. Their promise of security, ...
  • 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. ...
  • MACHINE LEARNING BASED MEDICAL INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS 

    Gudivada, Akhil (East Carolina University, 2019-04-23)
    As many fields progress with the assistance of cognitive computing, the field of health care is also adapting, providing many benefits to all users. However, advancements in this area are hindered by several challenges ...
  • 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 ...
  • Applying Mutable Object Snapshots to a High-level Object-Oriented Language 

    Davis, Matthew C (East Carolina University, 2018-11-30)
    Software Engineers are familiar with mutable and immutable object state. Mutable objects shared across modules may lead to unexpected results as changes to the object in one module are visible to other modules sharing the ...