Welcome to IDEALS

, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the .

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into IDEALS. Departments can use IDEALS to distribute their working papers, technical reports, or other research material.

IDEALS also includes all electronic theses and dissertations deposited from Fall 2010 onward.

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  • Krol, Peng Du (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    This dissertation investigates the humorous dimensions in Beethoven’s seven piano variations from his first decade in Vienna. Documentation of source material comic operas and evaluation of the musical ...


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  • Albrecht, Donald Luther (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    Playing lead trumpet in a big band setting is a position that demands a great deal from a musician. The needed skills go beyond the ability to play high notes and to have tremendous endurance. Both skills are required, but ...


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  • Adams, Andrew; Siu, Tom; Welch, Von; Songer, Julie (2021-12-06)
    Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting researchers (along with hospitals, cities, schools, and utilities) because ransomware allows them to target a broader set of victims. Ransomware monetizes the attack by encrypting ...


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  • Lehe, Lewis; Devunuri, Sairpaneeth; Rondan, Javier; Pandey, Ayush (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-12)
    This report is a guide to the practice of taxing ride-hailing at the state and local levels in the United States. The information is based on a survey of legislation, news articles, journal articles, revenue data, and ...


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  • Hassan, Mohammed S; Zilles, Craig (ACM, 2022)
    The codebook and tracing question set used for the study "On Students' Ability to Resolve their own Tracing Errors through Code Execution" by Mohammed Hassan and Craig Zilles.


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