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    • The Ware Lab 20th Anniversary 

      College of Engineering (Virginia Tech. College of Engineering, 2018)
      This booklet commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Ware Lab in 2018, and details services and programs offered by the lab.
    • The Water Footprint of the United States 

      Konar, Megan; Marston, Landon (MDPI, 2020-11-23)
      This paper commemorates the influence of Arjen Y. Hoekstra on water footprint research of the United States. It is part of the Special Issue “In Memory of Prof. Arjen Y. Hoekstra”. Arjen Y. Hoekstra both inspired ...
    • Water heater temperature set point and water use patterns influence Legionella pneumophila and associated microorganisms at the tap 

      Rhoads, William J.; Ji, Pan; Pruden, Amy; Edwards, Marc A. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-12-01)
      Background Lowering water heater temperature set points and using less drinking water are common approaches to conserving water and energy; yet, there are discrepancies in past literature regarding the effects of water ...
    • Water Resources Adaptation to Climate and Demand Change in the Potomac River 

      Stagge, James H.; Moglen, Glenn E. (2017-11)
      The effects of climate change are increasingly considered in conjunction with changes in water demand and reservoir sedimentation in forecasts of water supply vulnerability. Here, the relative effects of these factors are ...
    • Water-Based Electrode Manufacturing and Direct Recycling of Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes-A Green and Sustainable Manufacturing System 

      Li, Jianlin; Lu, Yingqi; Yang, Tairan; Ge, Dayang; Wood, David L., III; Li, Zheng (2020-05-22)
      It is critical to develop a low-cost and environmentally friendly system to manufacture and recycle lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) as the demand on LIBs keeps increasing dramatically. Conventional LIB cathodes are manufactured ...
    • Wavelet Based ULF Pulsation Index for Studying Conjugate ULF Pulsation at High Latitudes and Its Applications to Space Weather 

      Xu, Zhonghua; Kim, H.; Clauer, C. R.; Weimer, Daniel R.; Deshpande, K. (2016-12-14)
    • WBCSim: A Prototype Problem Solving Environment for Wood-Based Composites Simulations 

      Goel, A.; Phanouriou, Constantinos; Kamke, Frederick A.; Ribbens, Calvin J.; Shaffer, Clifford A.; Watson, Layne T. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1998-12-01), TR-98-25
      This paper describes a computing environment named WBCSim that is intended to increase the productivity of wood scientists conducting research on wood-based composite materials. WBCSim integrates Fortran 77-based ...
    • WBCSim: An Environment for Modeling Wood-Based Composites Manufacturing 

      Shu, Jiang; Watson, Layne T.; Zombori, B.G.; Kamke, Frederick A. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2002), TR-02-01
      This paper describes a computing environment WBCSim that increases the productivity of wood scientists conducting research on wood-based composite materials and manufacturing processes. WBCSim integrates Fortran 90 simulation ...
    • Wearable Accelerometer and sEMG-Based Upper Limb BSN for Tele-Rehabilitation 

      Baraka, Ahmed; Shaban, Heba; Abou El-Nasr, Mohamad; Attallah, Omneya (MDPI, 2019-07-12)
      Assessment of human locomotion using wearable sensors is an efficient way of getting useful information about human health status, and determining human locomotion abnormalities. Wearable sensors do not only provide the ...
    • Web Archiving 

      Lee, Spencer; Kanan, Tarek; Jiao, Jian (2009-10-09)
      This module covers the ideas, approaches, problems and needs of web archiving to build a static and long term collection consisting of web pages.
    • Web Archiving and Digital Libraries 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Klein, Martin; Fox, Edward A. (ACM, 2020-08)
      This workshop will explore integration of Web archiving and digital libraries and cover all stages of its complete life cycle, including creation/authoring, uploading/publishing, crawling, indexing, exploration, and ...
    • A Web Based Architecture for Visually Coordinating and Publishing Multiple View Visualizations 

      Conklin, Nathan (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2002), TR-02-03
      User coordinated visualizations are a powerful mechanism for building a visual interface. They allow a user to tailor an interface to their needs by choosing components, allowing visual representations customized to a task ...
    • Web Publishing 

      Karia, Pratik (2009-09-08)
      This module covers the general principles of web publishing and the various paradigms that can be used for storing and retrieving content within digital libraries. This module introduces various techniques to publish ...
    • Web Response Time and Proxy Caching 

      Liu, Binzhang; Abdulla, Ghaleb; Johnson, Tommy; Fox, Edward A. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1998-03-01), TR-98-07
      It is critical to understand WWW latency in order to design better HTTP protocols. In this paper we characterize Web response time and examine effects of proxy caching on response time. We show that at least a quarter of ...
    • Weights and Measures: An Axiomatic Model for Similarity Computations 

      France, Robert K. (1994)
      This paper proposes a formal model for similarity functions, first over arbitrary objects, then over sets and the sorts of weighted sets that are found in text retrieval systems. Using a handful of axioms and constraints, ...
    • Weka 

      Peddi, Bhanu; Xiong, Huijun; ElSherbiny, Noha (2010-12-10)
      This module stresses the methods of text classification used in information retrieval. We focus on the usage of Weka, a data mining toolkit, in data processing with three classification algorithms: Naive Bayes [1], k Nearest ...
    • What if There Were Desktop Access to the Computer Science Literature? 

      Brueni, Dennis J.; Fox, Edward A.; Heath, Lenwood S.; Hix, Deborah; Nowell, Lucy Terry; Wake, William C. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1992), TR-92-42
      What if there was an electronic computer science library? Consider the possibilities of having your favorite publications available within finger's reach. Consider project Envision, an ongoing effort to build a user-centered ...
    • What is a Successful Digital Library? 

      Shen, Rao; Vemuri, Naga Srinivas; Fan, Weiguo; Fox, Edward A. (2006-09-18)
      We synthesize diverse research in the area of digital library (DL) quality models, information systems (IS) success and adoption models, and information-seeking behavior models, to present a more integrated view of the ...
    • What to know before forecasting the flu 

      Chakraborty, Prithwish; Lewis, Bryan; Eubank, Stephen; Brownstein, John S.; Marathe, Madhav; Ramakrishnan, Naren (PLOS, 2018-10-12)
      Accurate and timely influenza (flu) forecasting has gained significant traction in recent times. If done well, such forecasting can aid in deploying effective public health measures. Unlike other statistical or machine ...
    • When Bioelectrochemical Systems Meet Forward Osmosis: Accomplishing Wastewater Treatment and Reuse through Synergy 

      Lu, Yaobin; Qin, Mohan; Yuan, Heyang; Abu-Reesh, Ibrahim M.; He, Zhen (MDPI, 2014-12-23)
      Bioelectrochemical systems (BES) and forward osmosis (FO) are two emerging technologies with great potential for energy-efficient water/wastewater treatment. BES takes advantage of microbial interaction with a solid electron ...