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A machine vision system for classifying rectangular cabinet frames
(Virginia Tech, 1994-08-18)
This thesis describes a machine vision solution to an industrial classification task. The specific problem is the identification of kitchen cabinet frames that travel on a conveyor belt. For these components, it is possible ...
Loblolly pine response to drainage and fertilization of hydric soils
(Virginia Tech, 1993-06-04)
<p>Loblolly pine (<i>Pinus taeda</i>) productivity on wet flats of the lower coastal plain of Virginia is largely affected by the presence of high water tables and infertile soil. Site preparation by bedding and ditching ...
Sir Walter Ralegh's verse conversations
(Virginia Tech, 1996-05-01)
Sir Walter Raleigh's poems, as tghey circulated in manuscripts, are influenced by Raleigh's position at court, his social situation, the patronage system, and the political scene. Even though many scholars believe that ...
Structure and precipitate morphology relationships in a 68Cr-32Ni binary system
(Virginia Tech, 1992-09-01)
Causes for the differences in precipitation morphology observed and investigation.
The Music Muse
(Virginia Tech, 1996-11-01)
Ever wonder why two people can sing the same note with the same loudness, but sound completely different? Middle C is middle C no matter who sings it, yet for some reason Lucianno Pavarotti1s middle C sounds richer and ...
Using Writing-To-Learn Strategies: Promoting Peer Collaboration Among High School Science Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-01)
Writing-to-learn strategies have been well documented in the promotion of student learning (Poirrier, 1997c). Less is known about how teachers come to use these strategies in every day instruction. This study is a description ...
Preferential movement of solutes through soils
(Virginia Tech, 1997-09-18)
Detection of unexpectedly high concentrations of agricultural pollutants in ground water have inspired investigations of the role of preferential movement of chemicals through agricultural soils. This research focuses on ...
Confronting the Realities of Implementing Contextual Learning Ideas in a Biology Classroom
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-05)
The purpose of this study was to describe the implementation of contextual learning practices in a biology class. Research contends that contextual learning classrooms are active learning environments where students are ...
Improving the Real-time Performance of a Wireless Local Area Network
(Virginia Tech, 1999-06-23)
This research considers the transmission of real-time data within a wireless local area network (WLAN). Exact and approximate analytic network evaluation techniques are examined. The suitability of using a given technique ...
Tribopolymerization: Anti-Wear Behavior of New High Temperature Additive Classes
(Virginia Tech, 1997-08-19)
Advanced ceramic materials have found many new applications in the automotive and other industries. To satisfy demands of higher temperatures and inert surfaces, new lubrication methods for these ceramics need explored ...