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Immersive Analytics: Theory and Research Agenda
Advances in a variety of computing fields, including "big data," machine learning, visualization, and augmented/mixed/virtual reality, have combined to give rise to the emerging field of immersive analytics, which investigates ...
A Framework for Occupancy Tracking in a Building via Structural Dynamics Sensing of Footstep Vibrations
Counting the number of occupants in building areas over time—occupancy tracking— provides valuable information for responding to emergencies, optimizing thermal conditions or managing personnel. This capability is distinct ...
Opening remarks for the Advancing the Human Condition Symposium
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-28)
The Equity and Social Disparity in the Human Condition Strategic Growth Area engages the campus in conversation about humanity.
Lignocellulose@ Activated Clay Nanocomposite with Hierarchical Nanostructure Enhancing the Removal of Aqueous Zn(II)
A lignocellulose@ activated clay (Ln@AC) nanocomposite with a hierarchical nanostructure was successfully synthesized by the chemical intercalation reaction and applied in the removal of Zn(II) from an aqueous solution. ...
Properties of Shredded Wood Pallets
(Virginia Tech. Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design, 2018-02-02)
About 321 million wooden pallets are repaired every year in the United States. During the pallet repair process, unusable pallets are ground into mulch that is often used for animal bedding or other sensitive applications. ...
Focused ultrasound actuation of shape memory polymers; acoustic-thermoelastic modeling and testing
(The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017-09-18)
Controlled drug delivery (CDD) technologies have received extensive attention recently. Despite recent efforts, drug releasing systems still face major challenges in practice, including low efficiency in releasing the ...
Caribbean Women and Reparatory Justice: Reclaiming, Rebuilding and Restoring Communities Through Migration
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-08)
The women and gender in international development discussion series is organized by the center for international research, education, and development (CIRED) and is an inclusive VT initiative of outreach and international ...
Inferring and validating mechanistic models of neural microcircuits based on spike-train data
(Springer Nature, 2019-10-30)
The interpretation of neuronal spike train recordings often relies on abstract statistical models that allow for principled parameter estimation and model selection but provide only limited insights into underlying ...
Towards Use And Reuse Driven Big Data Management
We propose a use and reuse driven big data management approach that fuses the data repository and data processing capabilities in a co-located, public cloud. It answers to the urgent data management needs from the growing ...
Intersections: Cross-Disciplinary Conversations about Social Justice and the Built Environment
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-11-13)
Focus: Migration, moderated by Paola Zellner Bassett, Associate Professor, Architecture.