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    • Automatic First Break Detection by Spectral Decomposition Using Minimum Uncertainty Wavelets 

      Kapur, Sunil 1988- (December 2)
      Seismic Signal Processing can be effectively utilized to determine micro- seismic events. With the advances in hydraulic fracturing techniques, first break detection has become really important in locating micro-seismic ...
    • Automatic Satellite-Based Ship Detection Method for Offshore Pipelines Monitoring and Protection 

      Poshtiban, Masoud (December 2)
      Offshore pipelines are vital infrastructure systems for oil and gas transportation. Statistics around the globe confirm that third-party threats, such as vessel anchoring, fishing, and offshore construction, contribute the ...
    • Automating Mobile Task Offloading with Agent Based Auctions 

      Shah, Nidhi Niket (December 2)
      Mobile Cloud Computing has been introduced to be a potential technology for mobile services. It solves mobile computing’s fundamental problems such as resource scarcity, frequent disconnections, and mobility. Mobile cloud ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aztec Twin-Temple Pyramids as Evidence for State Religion through Shared Architecture and Symbology 

      Ott, Aaron F.; 0000-0002-8113-5921 (August 201)
      Twin-temple pyramids of the Late Postclassic in central Mexico became a distinct symbol of Aztec ideology. Nowehere is this demonstrated more than with Templo Mayor, the Great Temple of Tenochtitlán, the capital city of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bacteria and Virus Control by Electrochemical Coagulation and Microfiltration 

      Tanneru, Charan Tej (2014-05)
      Bench-scale experiments were performed to evaluate microorganism control by electrochemical coagulation and membrane microfiltration. Natural organic matter (NOM) present in natural waters appears to reduce the effectiveness ...
    • Bacterial Consortium and Effect of Different Conditions on Cell Growth Using Naphthalene as a Sole Carbon Source by the Bacteria Isolated from Soil Samples Collected from Oil Refineries in Texas 

      Jagtap, Dipti (2017-05)
      Petrochemical refineries and human activities are responsible for release of carcinogenic compounds known as Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs). Adverse effects of these compounds on human health and ecosystem resulted ...
    • Baseline Assessment of Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Pain of Nurses in a Comprehensive Cancer Center 

      Spencer, Gloria M; 0000-0001-5502-9992 (2016-05-13)
      Pain management outcomes for hospitalized patients are often inadequate. One explanation validated in the literature is inadequate pain management by nurses due to a lack of knowledge and their negative attitudes. The ...
    • 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: Implementation Phase One, Outside the Box 

      Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Scott, Bethany; Krewer, Drew; Washington, Anne; Richardson, Matthew; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (2016-12-08)
      This presentation was given by members of the Bayou City DAMS implementation team in an Open Forum to the UH Libraries. The presentation provides an overview of the open source software tools developed and adopted by the ...
    • Bayou City DAMS: Outside the Box 

      Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Scott, Bethany; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Richardson, Matthew (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, ...
    • Bayou City DAMS: Post-Harvey & Pre-Hyrax 

      Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Washington, Anne; Elizondo, Marcus; Scott, Bethany; Crocken, Todd (2018-05-15)
      This is a lightning talk delivered at the May 2018 South Central States Fedora Users Group meeting held at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas. The talk provides updates on the Bayou City Digital Asset Management ...
    • BBW Seeks FWB: an Exploration of Risk among Women-Seeking-Women via Craigslist 

      Ford, Amanda F (May 2014)
      In the face of a national discourse aimed at bridging gaps in healthcare and related services, the importance of illuminating areas of disparity for under-researched, marginalized populations is key to making significant ...
    • BeagleBone in Space 

      Chapa, Miguel; Hajdek, Dalibor; Primm, Corey; Treviño, Irvin (2017)
      The objective of the 'BeagleBone in Space' project is to create a data acquisition device using a BeagleBone Black microcomputer that allows for the transmission of data from the EXPRESS Racks located on the ISS to Earth ...
    • Beatrice Delgado 

      Hernandez, Vanesa (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with Beatrice Delgado conducted as part of the Hurricane Harvey Oral History Project. Mrs. Delgado was interviewed on March 17, 2018 at her home. This interview shares Mrs. Delgado's ...