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    • Objects of Immortality: Hairwork and Mourning in Victorian Visual Culture 

      Harmeyer, Rachel (2018)
      Often misunderstood as purely an artifact of mourning, hairwork was exchanged as a living, sentimental token of love and friendship in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Hair was an artifact of affection and a material ...
    • Oculomotor Strategies and Their Effect on Reducing Gaze Position Error 

      Schubert, Michael C.; Hall, Courtney D.; Das, Vallabh E.; Tusa, Ronald J.; Herdman, Susan J. (Otology & Neurotology, 2/1/2010)
      Objective: Vestibular adaptation exercises have been shown to improve gaze stability during active head rotation in individuals with vestibular hypofunction. Little is known, however, of the types of eye movements used ...
    • Offloading in Software Defined Network at Edge with Information Asymmetry: A Contract Theoretical Approach 

      Zhang, Yanru; Liu, Lanchao; Gu, Yunan; Niyato, Dusit; Pan, Miao; Han, Zhu (Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 9/30/2015)
      The proliferation of highly capable mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets has significantly increased the demand for wireless access. Software defined network (SDN) at edge is viewed as one promising technology ...
    • OJAC: An Electronic Document Delivery System for British Columbia Post-Secondary Students 

      Copeland, Lynn (The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, 1993)
      Describes the Online Journal Access Citation (OJAC) project developed with the British Columbia Electronic Library Network and Simon Fraser University to demonstrate the feasibility of an electronic document delivery system. ...
    • Older Women with Psychoactive Medication Abuse 

      Park, Juyoung (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2008)
      The older population of the United States has dramatically increased over the past few decades; currently, approximately 13% of the nation’s population is categorized as older adults (persons over 65 years old). Moreover, ...
    • On the Classical Theory of the Electron 

      Caldirola, P.; Casati, G.; Prosperetti, Andrea (Il Nuovo Cimento, 1978-07)
      A classical theory of the electron, proposed by one of us several years ago and based on finite-difference equations, is discussed by considering the three possible following cases: radiating electron, absorbing electron ...
    • On the computation of ensemble averages for spatially non-uniform particle systems 

      Zhang, Quan; Ichiki, Kengo; Prosperetti, Andrea (Journal of Computational Physics, 7/28/2004)
      When there is no clear separation between micro- and macro-scales, ergodicity cannot be invoked to transform ensemble into volume averages. In such cases it is necessary to use ensemble averaging directly. A straightforward ...
    • On the Motion of Two Superposed Viscous Fluids 

      Prosperetti, Andrea (The Physics of Fluids, 1981-07)
      The initial?value problem associated with the small?amplitude waves on the interface between two superposed viscous fluids is studied in the stable and in the unstable case (Rayleigh–Taylor instability). The results are ...
    • Oncogenic function for the Dlg1 mammalian homolog of the Drosophila discs-large tumor suppressor 

      Frese, Kristopher K.; Latorre, Isabel J.; Chung, Sang-Hyuk; Caruana, Georgina; Bernstein, Alan; Jones, Stephen N.; Donehower, Lawrence A.; Justice, Monica J.; Garner, Craig C.; Javier, Ronald T. (EMBO Journal, 3/2/2006)
      The fact that several different human virus oncoproteins, including adenovirus type 9 E4-ORF1, evolved to target the Dlg1 mammalian homolog of the membrane-associated Drosophila discs-large tumor suppressor has implicated ...
    • Online ethnography and vulnerable populations: A pilot test of data collection via a popular Instant Messaging service 

      McCarthy, Michael J. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2009)
      The internet is rapidly becoming a vibrant topic of study, source of data, and tool for qualitative inquiry in social work (Rybas & Gajjala, 2007). Variously termed virtual, cyber, or online ethnography (Beaulieu, 2004; ...
    • Online Gambling Behavior: The Impacts of Cumulative Outcomes, Recent Outcomes, and Prior Use 

      Ma, Xiao; Kim, Seung Hyun; Kim, Sung S. (Information Systems Research, 6/27/2014)
      The objective of this work is to examine various psychological forces underlying the behavior of people’s online gambling, an increasingly popular form of entertainment in the gaming industry. Drawing on extant theories, ...
    • Online Therapy: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Potential Legal Ramifications? 

      Damaskos, Penny (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2010)
      The delivery of psychosocial support though the internet is an area of clinical practice that is becoming increasingly prevalent as clinicians search for innovative ways to reach clients in need of psychosocial support ...
    • Onset and progression of with-the-rule astigmatism in children with infantile nystagmus syndrome 

      Wang, Jingyun; Wyatt, Lauren M.; Felius, Joost; Stager, David R., Jr.; Stager, David R., Sr.; Birch, Eileen E.; Bedell, Harold E. (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2010-01)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the onset and progression of with-the-rule (WTR) astigmatism during the first 8 years of life in children with idiopathic infantile nystagmus syndrome (INS) or INS associated ...
    • Open Scholarship Workshop 

      Davis-Van Atta, Taylor (2018-11-16)
      Slides from a workshop delivered Nov 16, 2018, in University of Houston Libraries' Digital Research Commons (DRC). This workshop addresses some of the core values and practices of open scholarship, primarily from a humanist ...
    • Openness & Latinos’ Attitudes 

      Perez, Daniel (2018)
      The practice of using personality traits to explain mass behavior has become increasingly applied to the political science literature. Openness to experience is known to predict liberal social views among non-Hispanic ...
    • Opportunity + Appeal: Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia 

      Weatherspoon, Jamal (2018)
      with the spread of people all over the globalizing world, abu dhabi has created a desert oasis and is feverishly trying to attract firms and citizens from all over.
    • Opportunity + Appeal: Basel, Switzerland 

      Legra, Francis (2018)
      Globally fluent cities are "metropolitan areas that are appealing, open, and opportunity-rich which serve as magnets for attracting people and firms from around the world," according to the Brookings Institution. Basel, ...
    • Opportunity + Appeal: Brisbane, Australia 

      Al-Helfi, Zynab (2018)
      Globally fluent cities are “metropolitan areas that are appealing, open, and opportunity-rich which serve as magnets for attracting people and firms from around the world,” according to The Brookings Institution. Btisbane, ...
    • Opportunity + Appeal: Dublin, Ireland 

      White, Sara (2018)
      Globally fluent cities are "metropolitan areas that are appealing, open, and opportunity-rich which serve as magnets for attracting people and firms from around the world," according to the Brookings Institution. Dublin ...
    • Opportunity + Appeal: Edinburgh, Scotland 

      Esponda, Almundena (2018)
      Globally fluent cities are "metropolitan areas that are appealing, open and opportunity-rich which serve as magnets for attracting people and firms from around the world," according to The Brookings Institution. Edinburgh, ...