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Deep Learning for Taxonomy Prediction
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-04)
The last decade has seen great advances in Next-Generation Sequencing technologies, and, as a result, there has been a rise in the number of genomes sequenced each year. In 2017, there were as many as 10,000 new organisms ...
Sustainable Pavement Construction: Developing a methodology for integrating environmental impact into the decision making process
(Virginia Tech, 2011-04-27)
Sustainability and specifically environmental stewardship are emerging as prominent issues in engineering decision-making. Despite this, the United States has neither a national policy on sustainability, nor a national ...
Empirical Meaning and Incomplete Personhood
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-08)
Both intensional and extensional explanations of linguistic meaning involve notions -- linguistic roles and referential relations, respectively -- which are not perspicuous and seem to evade satisfactory explanations ...
Does This Book Make Me Look Fat? The Effect of Protagonist Body Esteem and Body Weight in Novels on Female Readers' Body Esteem
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-01)
The effects of visual representations of the thin ideal in movies, magazines, and television have been widely explored, but strictly textual representations of the thin ideal in novels have received scant attention. The ...
How to Cope with Crisis: Examining the Regressive state of Comics through DC Comics' Crisis on Inﬁnite Earths
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-05)
The sudden and popular rise of comic book during the last decade has seen many new readers, ﬁlmgoers, and television watchers attempt to navigate the world of comics amid a staggering inﬂux of content produced by both ...
Parallelizing Trusted Execution Environments for Multicore Hard Real-Time Systems
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-05)
Real-Time systems are defined not only by their logical correctness but also timeliness. Modern real-time systems, such as those controlling industrial plants or the flight controller on UAVs, are no longer isolated. The ...
Against the Wire
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-06)
A troubled Marine Corps veteran, home from a combat tour in Iraq in 2003, must choose between making a better life for himself in college or staying with the self-destructive friends he served with during the war.
Analytical Modeling for Sliding Friction of Rubber-Road Contact
(Virginia Tech, 2017-04-21)
Rubber friction is an important aspect to tire engineers, material developers and pavement engineers because of its importance in the estimation of forces generated at the contact, which further helps in optimizing tire ...
Interstitial Building Space and its Relationship to Evidence Based Design
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-07)
Healthcare facilities are dynamic, long-term investments that must be able to respond to change in order to avoid obsolescence. Flexibility is a response used in healthcare facility design and construction to counter ...
Modeling and Predicting Incidence: Critical Systems Failures and Flu Infection Cases
(Virginia Tech, 2019-03-26)
Given several related critical infrastructure (CI) networks, such as power grid, transportation, and water systems, one crucial question emerges: how to model the propagation of failed facilities and predict their spread ...