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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Scalable Solution for Extreme Multi-class Product Classification: An E-commerce Case Study 

      Fathi, Ehsan (East Carolina University, 2018-04-27)
      Image classification is the main task in image processing. Although, there were a lot of advances in recent years, it is still quite a challenge. On the other hand, due to the progress in technology, e-commerce has emerged ...
    • MC/DC COVERAGE FOR REQUIREMENTS SPECIFICATIONS 

      Das, Gourav (East Carolina University, 2018-05-02)
      In the early 1990s, the Modi ed Condition/Decision Coverage (MC/DC) criterion was suggested as a structural white-box testing approach, but it can also be used for blackbox speci cation-based testing. Practical application ...