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    • Atomistic Study of Grain Boundary Sliding 

      Sarangi, Rutuparna 1983- (2013-05)
      Creep is the time-dependent mechanical plastic deformation at high temperatures (usually higher than half of the melting temperature) and stresses far below the yield stress. In both the creep deformation and damage, grain ...
    • ATTACHMENT SECURITY AS THE SOCIAL FOUNDATION OF MINDFULNESS: AN EXPLORATION INTO THE POTENTIAL MEDIATING ROLE OF DIALECTICAL THINKING 

      Wang, David 1977- (2012-08)
      A substantial and growing base of empirical research on the construct of mindfulness attests to its relationship with a variety of measures of psychological well-being as well as its effectiveness as a treatment for a ...
    • ATTACHMENT STYLE AS A RISK FACTOR FOR SUICIDE-RELATED BEHAVIORS IN YOUTH 

      Venta, Amanda (2012-05)
      Suicide-related behaviors are of great importance, particularly among adolescents, where their prevalence is notably high. Specifically, suicide is a leading cause of death among adolescents (Xu, Kochanek, Murphy, & ...
    • Attitude determination of GPS satellite vehicles 

      Arcot, Mrinalini (2014-08)
      There is an increasing demand for navigation systems that has led to rapid development of Global Positioning System (GPS) across industries. Apart from position and speed, precise attitude measurements are needed for many ...
    • Attitude of Ninth Grade Teachers Toward Inclusion of Special Education Students and Its Relationship to Classroom Discipline Referrals 

      Flournoy, Sarah (2012-05)
      This study determined the attitude of ninth grade teachers toward inclusion of special education students was positive overall at 2.78 on a 7-point scale with one being the most positive and seven the least. Further, there ...
    • Augmenting the Achievement Goal Questionnaire-Revised 

      Young, Justin Neil 1981- (2012-05)
      Items drafted to measure mastery-approach, mastery-avoidance, performance-approach, and performance-avoidance goals were administered with Elliot and Murayama’s (2008) AGQ-Revised (AGQ-R) to 300 students to see how responses ...
    • Authenticity in Romantic Partners 

      Wickham, Robert (2012-05)
      Four studies examined the role of authenticity in romantic relationship outcomes. Building on prior work (Kernis & Goldman, 2006; Lopez & Rice, 2006) that has focused primarily on the associations between both partners’ ...
    • Automated Enhancement of Controlled Vocabularies: Upgrading Legacy Metadata in CONTENTdm [Conference Paper] 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2014-10)
      To ensure robust, reliable, retrievable and sharable metadata, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries initiated a Metadata Upgrade Project in 2013 to systematically audit and refine the quality of the metadata in the ...
    • Automated Enhancement of Controlled Vocabularies: Upgrading Legacy Metadata in CONTENTdm [Presentation] 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2014-10)
      To ensure robust, reliable, retrievable and sharable metadata, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries initiated a Metadata Upgrade Project in 2013 to systematically audit and refine the quality of the metadata in the ...
    • Automated Enhancement of Legacy Metadata in the CONTENTdm Project Client 

      Weidner, Andrew (2014-08-18)
      Authority control is essential for creating high quality, interoperable metadata. Reworking legacy data to bring it in line with recognized vocabularies is a time consuming process that presents many challenges. The Metadata ...
    • Automated Extraction of Brain Cell Layers using Cell Networks and Active Machine Learning 

      Hulikal Somasundar, Vinay 1988- (2012-12)
      The cortex of the brain consists of layers of cells which differ in morphology and their connectivity to the inner parts of the brain. Different areas of the cortex have different laminar structures based on the functionality ...
    • Automated Sleep Stage Classification 

      Prakash, Nishant (2014-05)
      Objectives: We have developed a system to perform automated sleep staging. The system is a re implementation of the sleep staging method originally developed by Jansen in late 70’s. We extended this system by incorporating ...
    • Automating the Audit: Updates from the Metadata Upgrade Project at the University of Houston Libraries 

      Weidner, Andrew; Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2014-05-21)
      Since 2009 the University of Houston Libraries have expanded access to the rare and special collections through the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Five years and 50,000 digital items later, UHDL is a powerful ...
    • Autonomic Markers of Visual Awareness 

      Li, Ziyang 1987- (2013-12)
      The mind–body problem in philosophy examines the relationship between mind and matter, and in particular, the relationship between consciousness and the brain. In order to provide a scientific footing to this centuries old ...
    • Avatar Creation and Customization for Health Games 

      Chen, Cheng 1988- (2014-05)
      Creating 3D avatars that realistically depict a user is very difficult and time consuming. Most 3D avatars are created manually by artists, and personalization options are few. Because 3D scan is an emerging technology, ...
    • Azimuthal P-wave AVA Inversion for Fracture Orientation and Density 

      Xia, Keyao 1990- (2014-05)
      This thesis studies the numerical seismic modeling of a simulated fractured medium to analyze variations of seismic reflection amplitudes with incident and azimuthal angles (AVAZ). The intent is to extract the information ...
    • Backwards in Heels: Partnering for Learner-centered Pedagogy in Online Modules 

      Lierman, Ashley (EDUCAUSE, 2015-10-28)
      This poster describes the process by which librarians at the University of Houston collaborated with one another and with teaching faculty in the English department to develop and pilot a learner-centered online learning ...
    • Basic Querying with SPARQL 

      Weidner, Andrew (2015-04-23)
      The SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language is an essential linked data technology used to create, maintain, and retrieve RDF information. This session will provide an introduction to basic SPARQL query syntax including ...
    • Batch It: A Quicker Way to Bring ETDs into the Bibliographic Utility 

      Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (2013-02-28)
      As the University of Houston moves toward an all-electronic thesis and dissertation submission process, the ability to provide efficient description and access to the increased volume of ETDs is more important than ever. ...
    • Bayou City DAMS: Outside the Box 

      Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Scott, Bethany; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Richardson, Matt (2017-01-11)
      The University of Houston (UH) Libraries made an institutional commitment in late 2015 to migrate the data for its digitized cultural heritage collections to open source systems for preservation and access: Hydra-in-a-Box, ...