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    • The relationship between power and decision making 

      Blandford, Julie M. (2018-12-14)
      Perceived power affects individual action across all social settings. Higher power individuals have a greater tendency to influence others and make more confident and risky decisions. This study investigates how un-manipulated, ...
    • Cyber-bullying: The correlation between age and cyber-bullying 

      Bryce, Madison; Carty, Taylor; Bradshaw, Tyler; Sorohan, Emma (2018-12-14)
      The purpose of this study was to research and evaluate the trends in cyber-bullying as it relates to age. Researchers gathered the findings by posting a link to a survey on multiple social media platforms. Researchers ...
    • Conspiracies: A look into the Denver International Airport and beyond 

      Sharkey, Emily; Twilley-Webster, Paige; Jones, Fisher; Barry, John (2018-12-14)
      There are many ideas that surround some of the most important events and places that shape the culture of not only America, but the world. In the case of this study, we investigated one of the most intriguing conspiracies ...
    • Sports scandals 

      Meredith, Alec; Higgins, Emily; Netter, Sam; Beisser, Adam (2018-12-14)
      The purpose of this study was to research and evaluate trends in sports scandals and illegal activity amongst college athletes. Through the method of studying court case outcomes, and through observing news reports and ...
    • The effects of social media on undergraduate students 

      Blain, Charlotte; Callahan, Benjamin; Birchfield, Jacob; Cashen, Brendan (2018-12-14)
      Understanding the correlation between social media usage in undergraduate students of varying class statuses (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior) and academic performance is extremely important. Data was gathered by ...
    • Censorship in the news: College students’ perspectives 

      Prouse, Hannah; Marshall, Ashley; Frazier, Alyson; Meehan, Lindsay (2018-12-14)
      The purpose of this study was to analyze college students’ perspectives on censorship in the news. More specifically, the research team studied the extent to which students trust the news and how they perceived different ...
    • Synthesis and Characterization of Carboxymethylcellulose-Methacrylate Hydrogel Cell Scaffolds 

      Reeves, Robert; Ribeiro, Andreia; Lombardo, Leonard; Boyer, Richard; Leach, Jennie B. (MDPI, 2010-08-26)
      Many carbohydrates pose advantages for tissue engineering applications due to their hydrophilicity, degradability, and availability of chemical groups for modification. For example, carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) is a ...
    • Bridging the divide between neuroprosthetic design, tissue engineering and neurobiology 

      Leach, Jennie B.; Achyuta, Anil Kumar H.; Murthy, Shashi K. (Frontiers Media S.A., 2010-02-08)
      Neuroprosthetic devices have made a major impact in the treatment of a variety of disorders such as paralysis and stroke. However, a major impediment in the advancement of this technology is the challenge of maintaining ...
    • A Framework for Multi-mode Authentication: Overview and Implementation Guide 

      Jansen, Wayne; Korolev, Vladimir; Gavrila, Serban I.; Heute, T.; Seveillac, Clement (2003-08-01)
      The use of mobile handheld devices within the workplace is expanding rapidly. These devices are no longer viewed as coveted gadgets for early technology adopters, but have instead become indispensable tools that offer ...
    • CCVis: Visual Analytics of Student Online Learning Behaviors Using Course Clickstream Data 

      Goulden, Maggie Celeste; Gronda, Eric; Yang, Yurou; Zhang, Zihang; Tao, Jun; Wang, Chaoli; Duan, Xiaojing; Ambrose, G. Alex; Abbott, Kevin; Miller, Patrick
      As more and more college classrooms utilize online platforms to facilitate teaching and learning activities, analyzing student online behaviors becomes increasingly important for instructors to effectively monitor and ...
    • STUDIES OF AXL, HER2, AND PDGFRβ RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASES IN MUTANT KRAS-DRIVEN PANCREATIC CANCER IN VITRO 

      Alshahrani, Fahad
      This project proposes to demonstrate the overexpression of the selected tyrosine kinase receptor, RTK, (AXL, HER2, and PDGFRβ) and their participation in oncogenic KRAS driven pancreatic cancer in vitro. The experimental ...
    • Strategies and heuristics used by the UMBCTAC agent in the third Trading Agent Competition 

      Ding, Li; Finin, Tim; Shi, Youyong; Ding, Zhongli; Pan, Rong (2003-08-13)
      The UMBCTAC agent was one of the top ranked agents in the third international Trading Agent Com-petition (TAC'02). This paper describes and evalu-ates the key heuristics used by UMBCTAC, includ-ing the early bird heuristic, ...
    • Autonomic Policy-Based Collaboration for Cross-Agency Human Teams 

      Cornwell, Mark; Just, James; Kagal, Lalana; Finin, Tim; Huhns, Mike (2004-04-21)
      Declarative policies are useful for constraining autonomous behavior in open, distributed systems This enables more autonomy The Rei policy language and associate tools have provided a good base Semantic web languages ...
    • Pervasive Enablement of Business Processes 

      Chakraborty, Dipanjan; Lei, Hui (IEEE, 2004-01-31)
      People are an important part of many business processes. Current workflow-based implementations of business processes constrain users to the desktop environment; require them to periodically check for pending tasks; and ...
    • Enhancing P3P Framework through Policies and Trust 

      Kolari, Pranam; Ding, Li; Kagal, Lalana; Ganjugunte, Shashidhara; Joshi, Anupam; Finin, Tim (2004-09-09)
      The Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) is a W3C standard that websites can use to describe their privacy practices. The presence of P3P policies enable users to configure web browsers to constrain what they can and ...
    • Integrating Service Discovery with Routing and Session Management for Ad hoc Networks 

      Chakraborty, Dipanjan; Joshi, Anupam; Yesha, Yelena (Elsevier B.V., 2004-03-31)
      In this paper, we propose GSR: a new routing and session management protocol for ad-hoc networks as an integral part of a service discovery infrastructure. Traditional approaches place routing at a layer below service ...
    • Authorization and Privacy for Semantic Web Services 

      Kagal, Lalana; Paoucci, Massimo; Srinivasan, Naveen; Denker, Grit; Finin, Tim; Sycara, Katia (IEEE, 2004-07-01)
      When choosing, composing, invoking or monitoring a service it may be important or even critical to understand it's security attributes and policies. By security, we refer to a range of related aspects including authentication, ...
    • Ontology based Semantic Metadata for GeoScience Data 

      Parekh, Viral; Gwo, Jin-Ping; Finin, Tim (2004-06-21)
      In Geoscience domain, large amounts of data are accessible, however they vary in formats and are stored at various organizations leading to problems of data discovery, data interoperability and usability. In this paper, ...