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• #### CHARACTERIZING AND TESTING OF MODIFIED OIL WELL CEMENTS, PIPE JOINTS AND MANHOLE COATING ﻿

(2013-05)
Some of the challenges in maintaining the onshore and offshore infrastructures are in monitoring the performance of cementitious materials used in construction and the performance of joints in the storm water pipelines and ...
• #### Characterizing Teachable Moments in Classrooms of Experienced Mathematics Teachers ﻿

(2015-05-12)
It has been widely agreed upon within the mathematics education community that there are important moments within a mathematics lesson that a teacher needs to notice and act upon (Fennema, Carpenter, Franke, Levi, Jacobs ...
• #### Childhood Personality Moderates Associations Between Parenting and Relational Aggression ﻿

(2014-05)
Negative or harsh parenting strategies are a risk factor for many maladaptive childhood outcomes, including relational aggression (Kawabata et al., 2011). However, research has not previously investigated whether the ...
• #### Childhood Sleep Problems as Predictors of Adolescent Internalizing Problems: the Intermediary Role of Emotional Reactivity ﻿

(2014-05)
Persistent sleep problems in childhood are predictive of internalizing problems in adolescence (e.g., anxiety and mood disorders), yet limited longitudinal data exist examining the specific types of sleep problems that ...
• #### CHINESE LANGUANGE LEARNERâ€™S MOTIVATION, INTENDED EFFORT, AND CONTINUATION OF STUDY ﻿

(2014-12)
Motivation has been widely recognized as one of the key factors in second language (L2) learning and teaching. Yet very few motivational studies have examined adolescents’ motivation to learn a specific L2 within the ...
• #### Choosing the Right Kernel A Meta-Learning Approach to Kernel Selection in Support Vector Machines ﻿

(2015-05)
In recent years Support Vector Machines (SVM) have gained increasing popularity over other classification algorithms due to their ability to produce a flexible boundary over non-linearly separable datasets. Such an ability ...
• #### Chopin's Last Message: A Study of Frederic Chopin's Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 65 ﻿

(2015-12)
Frédéric Chopin’s Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 65, is an undervalued masterpiece that has been unfairly misrepresented in the history of musical criticism. This essay offers a new appraisal of the piece based on historical ...
• #### CHRONIC STRESS REVEALS COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN A SUBTHRESHOLD AMYLOID-BETA MODEL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE ﻿

(2010-05)
Although it is generally accepted that Aβ contributes to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), other factors that impact the severity and time of onset of the disease are not well known. Aside from genetic factors, ...
• #### Chuck Ramirez: Outsider Objects ﻿

(2014-05)
Chuck Ramirez, a graphic designer for H-E-B, a Texas-based grocery store chain, spent his workdays communicating ideas through the products he promoted in glossy advertisements and posters. His professional career undoubtedly ...
• #### Cistercian Expansion and Industrial Water Mill Infrastructure in Twelfth-Century France: An Unrecognized Dependency ﻿

(2016-05)
Cistercians have long been linked with the development and use of industrial water mill technology, but current scholarship downplays this interrelationship. The argument presented here is that the success of the Cistercian ...
• #### CLASSIFICATION OF LEAVITT PATH ALGEBRAS USING ALGEBRAIC K-THEORY ﻿

(2015-05)
We show that the long exact sequence for the $K$-theory of Leavitt path algebras over row-finite graphs, discovered by Ara, Brustenga, and Corti{\~n}as, extends to Leavitt path algebras of arbitrary countable graphs. Using ...
• #### Cleaning up legacy metadata for ETDs: Strategies, tools and a look into the future [Poster] ﻿

(2016-09-27)
Since July 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) Metadata Unit in collaboration with the UH Libraries Digital Repository Services (DRS) department has been working towards ...
• #### Cleaning up legacy metadata for ETDs: Strategies, tools and a look into the future [Presentation] ﻿

(2016-09-27)
Since July 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) Metadata Unit in collaboration with the UH Libraries Digital Repository Services (DRS) department has been working towards ...
• #### CLINICAL PERSONNEL’S PERCEPTIONS ON USING INTERACTIVE APPLICATIONS FOR ONLINE COMPETENCY TESTING ﻿

(2012-05)
This study explored the perceptions of clinical personnel on the use of an interactive application within a Personal Interactive Information Management Site (PIIMS) (Perez, 2011). The interactive application selected for ...
• #### CLUSTER ANALYSIS OF THE BALAKHANY VIII RESERVOIR UNIT WITH SPECTRAL GAMMA RAY LOGS AZERI-CHIRAG-GUNASHLI FIELD, OFFSHORE AZERBAIJAN ﻿

(2013-12)
The objective of this research was to discriminate the source of reservoir sediments coming from different paleo-river systems, both in space and time, to infer the provenance of the sediments. Spectral gamma ray logs were ...
• #### Cluster Validation of WHAN Galaxy Classification Using a Novel Approach To External Cluster Validation ﻿

(2016-05)
The classification of galaxies is traditionally carried out using human-eye analysis of morphology or through information provided by a large survey of galaxies. Clustering methods can reduce the effort of manual classification ...
• #### Cognition and depression in cerebellar and frontal lobe stroke patients ﻿

(2014-08)
Contrary to prior beliefs, various case studies have shown that the cerebellum is involved in higher order cognitive functions, and the cerebrocerebellar circuitry has been implicated in subserving such functions. Specifically, ...
• #### Cognitive correlates of neuropsychiatric syndromes measured over time in patients with Alzheimer's disease ﻿

(2015-05)
Previous research has demonstrated an association between the emotional and behavioral symptoms of dementia, known as neuropsychiatric symptoms, and cognitive and functional decline among patients with Alzheimer’s disease ...