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    • Use of Imaging Biomarkers to Assess Perfusion and Glucose Metabolism in the Skeletal Muscle of Dystrophic Mice 

      Ahmad, Nabeel; Welch, Ian; Grange, Robert; Hadway, Jennifer; Dhanvantari, Savita; Hill, David; Lee, Ting-Yim; Hoffman, Lisa M (2011-06-04)
      Background Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe neuromuscular disease that affects 1 in 3500 boys. The disease is characterized by progressive muscle degeneration that results from mutations in or loss of the ...
    • Use of Response Surface Metamodels for Identification of Stiffness and Damping Coefficients in a Simple Dynamic System 

      Rutherford, A.C.; Inman, D.J.; Park, G.; Hemez, F.M. (Hindawi, 2005-01-01)
      Metamodels have been used with success in many areas of engineering for decades but only recently in the field of structural dynamics. A metamodel is a fast running surrogate that is typically used to aid an analyst or ...
    • The use of Software Quality Metrics in Software Maintenance 

      Kafura, Dennis G.; Reddy, Geereddy R. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1985), TR-85-33
      This paper reports on a modest study which relates seven different software complexity metrics to the experience of maintenance activities performed on a medium size sofhvare system. Three different versions of the system ...
    • Use of Subimages in Fish Species Identification: A Qualitative Study 

      Murthy, Uma; Li, Lin Tzy; Hallerman, Eric M.; Fox, Edward A.; Pérez-Quiñones, Manuel A.; Delcambre, Lois M. L.; Torres, Ricardo da Silva (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2011-03-01), TR-11-02
      Many scholarly tasks involve working with subdocuments, or contextualized fine-grain information, i.e., with information that is part of some larger unit. A digital library (DL) facil- itates management, access, retrieval, ...
    • User Intention-Based Traffic Dependence Analysis for Anomaly Detection 

      Zhang, Hao; Banick, William; Yao, Danfeng (Daphne); Ramakrishnan, Naren (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2012), TR-12-07
      This paper describes an approach for enforcing dependencies between network traffic and user activities for anomaly detection. We present a framework and algorithms that analyze user actions and network events on a host ...
    • User Manual for Bioflyer Database 

      Allen, David (2015-11-30)
      In order to compare the results of the new integrated morphology and gait optimization to diverse examples from biology, a comprehensive and easily accessible database is required. Unfortunately, no such database is publicly ...
    • User-Behavior Based Detection of Infection Onset 

      Xu, Kui; Yao, Danfeng (Daphne); Ma, Qiang; Crowell, Alexander (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2010), TR-10-09
      A major vector of computer infection is through exploiting software or design flaws in networked applications such as the browser. Malicious code can be fetched and executed on a victim’s machine without the user’s permission, ...
    • User-Centric Dependence Analysis For Identifying Malicious Mobile Apps 

      Elish, Karim O.; Yao, Danfeng (Daphne); Ryder, Barbara G. (IEEE, 2012)
      This paper describes an efficient approach for identifying malicious Android mobile applications through specialized static program analysis. Our solution performs offline analysis and enforces the normal properties of ...
    • User-elicited dual-hand interactions for manipulating 3D objects in virtual reality environments 

      Nanjappan, Vijayakumar; Liang, Hai-Ning; Lu, Feiyu; Papangelis, Konstantinos; Yue, Yong; Man, Ka L (2018-10-29)
      Abstract Virtual reality technologies (VR) have advanced rapidly in the last few years. Prime examples include the Oculus RIFT and HTC Vive that are both head-worn/mounted displays (HMDs). VR HMDs enable a ...
    • The User-Reported Critical Incident Method at a Glance 

      Castillo, Jose C.; Hartson, H. Rex; Hix, Deborah (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1997-07-01), TR-97-13
      The over-arching goal of this work is to discuss the user-reported critical incident method, a cost-effective remote usability evaluation method for real-world applications involving real users, doing real tasks in real ...
    • User-System Interfaces: An Important Element of Information Systems Strategies 

      Hartson, H. Rex (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1988), TR-88-18
      A successful human-computer interface is one that exhibits high usability. This paper discusses several key development issues involved in attaining high usability: dialogue independence; an evaluation-centered methodology ...
    • The Uses of Finite Fields 

      Wesselkamper, Thomas C. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1976), CS76001-R
      The paper is tutorial in nature, although some of the results are new. It reviews some of the elementary facts about the structure and construction of finite fields and hypothesizes a computer whose fundamental instruction ...
    • Using a Molecular Dynamics Simulation to Investigate Asphalt Nano-Cracking under External Loading Conditions 

      Hou, Yue; Wang, Linbing; Wang, Dawei; Qu, Xin; Wu, Jiangfeng (MDPI, 2017-07-28)
      Recent research shows that macro-scale cracking in asphalt binder may originate from its intrinsic defects at the nano-scale. In this paper, a molecular dynamics (MD) simulation was conducted to evaluate the nucleation of ...
    • Using a Tablet-PC to Provide Peer-Review Comments 

      Pérez-Quiñones, Manuel A.; Turner, Scott (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2004), TR-04-17
      This reports describes our initial exploration in using a Tablet-PC to provide peer-review comments in the first year Computer Science course. Our exploration consisted of an informal evaluation of how students write ...
    • Using a Type-centric, Multi-dimensional Event Dispatch Strategy to Simplify Android Programming (CS Seminar Lecture Series) 

      Edwards, Stephen H. (2012-04-13)
      Abstract: The Android Platform is a popular choice for mobile application developers because of its large user base and the open-source development tools that are available. Further, because Android applications are built ...
    • Using Belbin's Role to Improve Team Effectiveness 

      Stevens, K. Todd; Henry, Sallie M. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1997-04-01), TR-97-08
      This paper presents a controlled experiment conducted with software engineering students that demonstrates the utility of forming teams based on R. Meredith Belbin's set of team roles. The overall research effort is a ...
    • Using data-driven agent-based models for forecasting emerging infectious diseases 

      Venkatramanan, Srinivasan; Lewis, Bryan; Chen, Jiangzhuo; Higdon, Dave; Vullikanti, Anil; Marathe, Madhav (Elsevier, 2017-02-22)
      Producing timely, well-informed and reliable forecasts for an ongoing epidemic of an emerging infectious disease is a huge challenge. Epidemiologists and policy makers have to deal with poor data quality, limited understanding ...
    • Using Encapsulated Phase Change Salts for Concentrated Solar Power Plant 

      Mathur, A.; Kasetty, R.; Oxley, J.; Mendez, J.; Nithyanandam, K. (Elsevier, 2014-06-01)
      Storing thermal energy as latent heat of fusion in phase change material (PCM), such as inorganic salt mixtures, can improve the energy density by as much as 50% while reducing the cost by over 40%. However, to discharge ...
    • Using Group and Subsystem Level Analysis to Validate Software Metrics on Commercial Software Systems 

      Kafura, Dennis G.; Canning, James (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1988), TR-88-13
      This paper reports the results of a study which examined the relationship between a collection of software metrics and the development data (such as errors and coding time) of three commercially produced software systems. ...
    • Using Heterogeneous Satellites for Passive Detection of Moving Aerial Target 

      Liu, Mingqian; Li, Kunming; Song, Hao; Chen, Yunfei; Gao, Xiuhui; Gong, Fengkui (MDPI, 2020-04-03)
      Passive detection of a moving aerial target is critical for intelligent surveillance. Its implementation can use signals transmitted from satellites. Nowadays, various types of satellites co-exist which can be used for ...