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A Spatial Analysis of the Relationship between Vegetation and Poverty
The goal of this paper was to investigate poverty and inequities that are associated with vegetation. First, we performed a pixel-level linear regression on time-series and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) for ...
Unearthing Stealthy Program Attacks Buried in Extremely Long Execution Paths
Modern stealthy exploits can achieve attack goals without introducing illegal control flows, e.g., tampering with noncontrol data and waiting for the modified data to propagate and alter the control flow legally. Existing ...
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 ...
Secure Coding Practices in Java: Challenges and Vulnerabilities
(Virginia Tech, 2017-09-28)
Java platform and third-party libraries provide various security features to facilitate secure coding. However, misusing these features can cost tremendous time and effort of developers or cause security vulnerabilities ...
Enterprise data breach: causes, challenges, prevention, and future directions
A data breach is the intentional or inadvertent exposure of confidential information to unauthorized parties. In the digital era, data has become one of the most critical components of an enterprise. Data leakage poses ...
Mapping the Distribution Pattern of Gentrification near Urban Parks in the Case of Gyeongui Line Forest Park, Seoul, Korea
The objective of this study was to map the distribution pattern of gentrification, showing the adverse effect of urban parks. The study adopted the perspective that urban parks, which have thus far been featured in urban ...
A collaboration workflow from sound-based composition to performance of electroacoustic music using «Pure Data» as a framework.
(Bauhaus Universitat Weimer, 2011-08)
This paper describes a workflow for composers, engineers and performers to collaborate, using Pure Data (PD) as a framework, towards the design of electroacoustic musical instruments intended for live performances of ...
Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Fall 2012
(Virginia Tech, 2012)
The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
Conservation agriculture in urban deserts
Limited access to nutritious and affordable food is experienced by 23 million people in the US as they live in 'food desserts' making them food and health insecure. Resources such as land, water, labor and capital are used ...