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A machine vision system for classifying rectangular cabinet frames
(Virginia Tech, 1994-08-18)
This thesis describes a machine vision solution to an industrial classification task. The specific problem is the identification of kitchen cabinet frames that travel on a conveyor belt. For these components, it is possible ...
Loblolly pine response to drainage and fertilization of hydric soils
(Virginia Tech, 1993-06-04)
<p>Loblolly pine (<i>Pinus taeda</i>) productivity on wet flats of the lower coastal plain of Virginia is largely affected by the presence of high water tables and infertile soil. Site preparation by bedding and ditching ...
Sir Walter Ralegh's verse conversations
(Virginia Tech, 1996-05-01)
Sir Walter Raleigh's poems, as tghey circulated in manuscripts, are influenced by Raleigh's position at court, his social situation, the patronage system, and the political scene. Even though many scholars believe that ...
Structure and precipitate morphology relationships in a 68Cr-32Ni binary system
(Virginia Tech, 1992-09-01)
Causes for the differences in precipitation morphology observed and investigation.
The Music Muse
(Virginia Tech, 1996-11-01)
Ever wonder why two people can sing the same note with the same loudness, but sound completely different? Middle C is middle C no matter who sings it, yet for some reason Lucianno Pavarotti1s middle C sounds richer and ...
Tribopolymerization: Anti-Wear Behavior of New High Temperature Additive Classes
(Virginia Tech, 1997-08-19)
Advanced ceramic materials have found many new applications in the automotive and other industries. To satisfy demands of higher temperatures and inert surfaces, new lubrication methods for these ceramics need explored ...
Detection of Coreferences in Automatic Specifications Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 1994-01-04)
Specifications on digital hardware systems typically contain descriptions and requirements expressed in natural language and diagrams of various types. The objective of the research reported here is the automatic detection ...
Gathering: a study of public space through an inhabitable bridge in Southwest Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-19)
This study builds on the National Capital Planning Commissionâ s (NCPC) 50 year Master Plan for Washington D.C. It focuses on several of the NCPCâ s five key goals; to build on the legacy of the historic Lâ Enfant and ...
Power Electronics System Communications
(Virginia Tech, 1999-01-14)
This work investigates communication issues in high-frequency power converters. A novel control communication network (Power Electronics System Network or PES Net) is proposed for modular, medium and high-power, converters. ...
Improving the Performance of the world Wide Web over Wireless Networks
(Virginia Tech, 1996-11-04)
The World Wide Web (WWW) has become the largest source of Internet traffic, but it was not designed for wireless networks. Documents with large inline images take a long time to fetch over low-bandwidth wireless networks. ...