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Towards Optimal Secure Distributed Storage Systems with Exact Repair
Distributed storage systems in the presence of a wiretapper are considered. A distributed storage system (DSS) is parameterized by three parameters (𝑛, 𝑘, 𝑑), in which a file stored across n distributed nodes, can be ...
A Modest Proposal for Open Market Risk Assessment to Solve the Cyber-Security Problem
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-29)
We introduce a model for a market based economic system of cyber-risk valuation to correct fundamental problems of incentives within the information technology and information processing industries. We assess the makeup ...
Negative functional coupling between the right fronto-parietal and limbic resting state networks predicts increased self-control and later substance use onset in adolescence
Recent developmental brain imaging studies have demonstrated that negatively coupled prefrontal-limbic circuitry implicates the maturation of brain development in adolescents. Using resting-state functional magnetic resonance ...
Preparing Students for the World in which They Will Live and Work
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-05)
This thematic area group report results from six months of intense discussions among a diverse cross-section of university representatives, and includes feedback from students, and engagement with key stakeholders such as ...
Race and/or Reconciliation : Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Veterans in Society
(Virginia Tech, 2016)
The Veterans in Society (ViS) research group is proud to present the proceedings of the Third Conference on Veterans in Society: Race and/or Reconciliation, with papers that represent a wide range of research and community ...
Topic model-based mass spectrometric data analysis in cancer biomarker discovery studies
Background: A fundamental challenge in quantitation of biomolecules for cancer biomarker discovery is owing to the heterogeneous nature of human biospecimens. Although this issue has been a subject of discussion in cancer ...
Envisioning Virginia Tech: Beyond Boundaries
(Virginia Tech, 2016-03-31)
Connected Vehicle Applications for Adaptive Overhead Lighting (On-demand Lighting)
(Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center (CVI-UTC), 2016-07-01)
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) has developed an on-demand roadway lighting system and has tested the system’s effect on driver visual performance. On-demand roadway lighting can dramatically reduce energy ...
Idea Bank: Results and Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-28)
Launched in September 2015, the Beyond Boundaries idea bank was created by the Office of the Senior Fellow for Resource Development to engage the Virginia Tech community with the Beyond Boundaries Initiative. The purpose ...
Emergency Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication
(Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center, 2016-08-15)
Emergency response vehicles (ERVs) frequently navigate congested traffic conditions to reach their destinations as quickly as possible. In this report, several efforts performed by the research group are described, including ...