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Reputation-based Trust Framework for Service Oriented Environments
(Virginia Tech, 2008-10-24)
We investigate the problem of establishing trust in service-oriented environments. We focus on providing a reputation framework that would enable trust-based interactions with and amongst Web services. We define methods ...
The Impact of Applicant Disability on Personnel Managers' Evaluative Judgments
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986)
This study was the investigation of the effects of five factors related to hiring handicapped individuals. The five factors were psychological disability, physical disability, no disability, and a good or poor work record. ...
A Unifying Account of Technological Knowledge: Animal Construction, Tool Use, and Technology
(Virginia Tech, 2011-03-15)
Philosophers, historians of technology, and anthropologists often offer accounts of technology that include a “human clause,” some phrase to the effect that only humans use or make technologies. When these academics do ...
Mapping and Characterization of Phytophthora sojae and Soybean Mosaic Virus Resistance in Soybean
(Virginia Tech, 2009-04-27)
Phytophthora sojae, the causal organism of stem and root rot, and <i>Soybean mosaic virus</i> (SMV) cause two of the most highly destructive diseases of soybean (<i>Glycine max</i> L. Merr). <i>P. sojae</i> can be managed ...
Developing and Testing a Combustor Simulator For Investigating High Pressure Turbine Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer
(Virginia Tech, 2006-07-20)
Within a gas turbine engine, the turbine nozzle guide vanes are subjected to very harsh conditions from the highly turbulent and hot gases exiting the combustor. The temperature and pressure fields exiting combustors are ...
Response surface designs for the detection of model inadequacy
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975)
Humoral and cell-mediated immunity in vitamin A-deficient lambs
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988)
The Effects of Trained Facilitation of Learning-Oriented Feedback on Learner Engagement, Performance, Self-Efficacy, and Enjoyment
(Virginia Tech, 2003-08-29)
The level of learner engagement, performance, self-efficacy, and enjoyment on a knot-tying task by college students who received positive verbal and non-verbal learning-oriented feedback by trained facilitators was examined. ...
Structural and Synthetic Studies of Potential Antitumor Natural Products
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-13)
Bioassay directed fractionation of the methyl ethyl ketone extract of Chiloscyphus rivularis yielded eight sesquiterpenoids, and detailed spectroscopic interpretation led to the assignment of their structures as ...
The role of dispersal networks in structuring biotic communities: A tale of streams and metacommunity theory
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-01)
Identifying the processes and mechanisms that govern communities of organisms is the main goal of community ecology. Locally operating mechanisms such as environmental filtering, in which the environment determines what ...