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Walkout: The Footsteps Of Latino Youth Activism
This qualitative study analyzes contemporary social action through the lens of Latino youth activism. A total of 11 people including Latino student demonstrators and non-demonstrators and teachers/administrators all shared ...
What Myths Reveal About How Humans Think: A Cognitive Approach To Myth
This thesis has two main goals: (1) to argue that myths are natural products of human cognition; and (2) that structuralism, as introduced by Claude Levi-Strauss, provides an over-arching theory of myth when supplemented ...
Nonrigid Image Registration By The Deformation Based Grid Generation
(Computer Science & Engineering, 2009-09-16)
A novel nonrigid image registration algorithm is developed using a well-established mathematic work known as deformation based grid generation. The deformation based grid generation is capable to generate a grid ...
Synthesis And Characterization Of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles
(Materials Science & Engineering, 2008-04-22)
Ferromagnetic nanoparticles and their bimagnetic nanoparticles with uniform size distribution have drawn great attention in the past decades because of their unique magnetic properties and potential applications in high ...
Microfluidic Flow Cytometer For High Throughput Label Free Cell Analysis
(Biomedical Engineering, 2008-09-17)
Microfluidic flow cytometer for high throughput label free cell analysis is proposed. Detection of cell morphology plays an important role in determination of state of health and diagnosis of many diseases such as sickle ...
Localization In Noisy Environment Using Extended Kalman Filter
(Electrical Engineering, 2008-04-22)
Localization is an important aspect of Wireless Sensor Networks. Information regarding the position of the sensor nodes is not always known. Without the position information of the sensors, the data reported by the sensors ...
The Contribution Of The Dorsal Root Reflex And The Sympathetic Nervous System In Formalin-evoked Neurogenic Inflammation
The present study investigated the role of dorsal root reflex (DRR), which is characterized as antidromic firing via primary afferent fibers towards the periphery, and the sympathetic nervous system in neurogenic inflammation. ...
Capturing the Teachable Moments Online
(Magna Publications, 2009)
Describes methods to capture teachable moments in asynchronous platforms
Cannibalism In A Cultural Context: Cartographic Imagery And Iconography Of The New World Indigenous Peoples During The Age Of Discovery
This dissertation seeks to explore the imagery of the indigenous peoples as cannibals on the fifteenth-century cartography of the New World. This imagery represented the Amerindians of the South American interior on maps ...
Development Of New Chiral Selectors For Liquid Chromatography And Their Performance Relative To Established Chiral Stationary Phases (CSPS)
(Chemistry & Biochemistry, 2010-03-03)
HPLC with chiral stationary phases (CSPs) has proven to be the most widely applicable and versatile technique for enantiomeric separations. This dissertation discusses new research in three important areas of enantiomeric ...