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Variance Change Point Detection under A Smoothly-changing Mean Trend with Application to Liver Procurement (Virginia Tech, 2018-02-23)Literature on change point analysis mostly requires a sudden change in the data distribution, either in a few parameters or the distribution as a whole. We are interested in the scenario that the variance of data may make ...
(Virginia Tech, 2018-02-23)High-performing legged robots require complex spatial leg designs and controllers to simultaneously implement propulsion, maneuvering and stabilization behaviors. Looking to nature, tails assist a variety of animals with ...
Experimental Investigation of Flow and Wall Heat Transfer in an Optical Combustor for Reacting Swirl Flows (Virginia Tech, 2018-02-23)The study of flow fields and heat transfer characteristics inside a gas turbine combustor provides one of the most serious challenges for gas turbine researchers because of the harsh environment at high temperatures. Design ...
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-01)Sediment pulses are defined as large amounts of loose sediment that are suddenly deposited in river corridors due to the action of external factors or processes of natural or anthropogenic origin. Such factors and processes ...
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-01)Evaluation of the sources and cycles of water quality contaminants in watersheds is critical for effective surface water resource management. In particular, iron (Fe) and manganese (Mn), commonly found in rocks and sediments, ...