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(1997)An activityinterest model was developed and implemented in a program called CITY INFOPLUS, which represents information via boundary objects in a dynamic contextual manner. This application demonstrates a way for ...
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(2000)The design of membrane filtration systems is also influenced by the rate of contaminant buildup in the MWF. Microbiological population growth can grow to potentially hazardous levels in extremely short timescales. Membrane ...
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(20140916)This thesis uses a decision analytic framework to assess how the United States Army makes tradeoffs involving monetary resources and the potential loss of human life. Data for the study looks at the Army budget for a ...
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(2001)This dissertation develops an efficient solution strategy for finding global optima of continuous, integer, and mixed integer nonlinear programs. The main contributions of this thesis are: (1) We develop the first constructive ...
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(2007)Results are presented and discussed within the framework of a corrosion process degradation model and service life. A thorough review and discussion of the corrosion process, modeling the propagation of corrosion, ...
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(2007)Experiments were performed on mixtures with varying watercement ratios (w/c = 0.40, 0.50, and 0.60), chemical admixtures (accelerant and retardant), mineral admixtures (silica fume and fly ash), and coarse aggregate (pea ...
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(20140530)This thesis presents three procedures to detect Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. DDoS attacks are known as one of the most expensive and destructive Internet threats. Assuming network tra c is a marked Poisson ...
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(2009)A comprehensive analysis and depiction of these relationships can help improve our understanding of how the connectivity of these domains impacts or drives one another. A better understanding of these interdependencies ...
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(20140116)In this dissertation, control methodologies for systems of multiple mobile agents facing multiple objectives are considered. Carefully constructed objective functions for agents interested in any or all of collision ...
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(20140916)The energy problem is one of the biggest challenges facing the World in the 21st century. It is related to the issues of natural resource extraction, resource depletion, power generation, environmental degradation, and ...
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(20130524)This thesis aims to explore a new paradigm for efficient solution of multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) of dynamic systems. Many of the MDO problems in dynamic systems design often involve computationally expensive ...
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(20100518)The focus of this research is on the analysis and computation of equilibria in noncooperative Cournot and Bertrand games. The application of focus for Cournot competition is power markets while that for Bertrand competition is ...
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(20100622)In this thesis, we consider a special class of binary quadratic programming problem (BQP) where the number of nonzero elements is fixed. Such problems arise frequently from various applications and have been proved to be ...
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(20150414)Modelbased optimization methods are effective for solving optimization problems with little structure, such as convexity and differentiability. Such algorithms iteratively find candidate solutions by generating samples ...
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(20130822)In this thesis we present new effective algorithms for several special classes of quadratic programming problems. The problems we study can be classifiedinto two categories. The first group contains two optimization problems ...
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(20120522)Tests were performed to investigate microstructural dependence of acoustic wave attenuation, velocity, and a nonlinear parameter, noncollinear scattered wave amplitude. Specimens of various microstructures were prepared ...
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(20100820)This research proposes a normative approach in two infrastructural manufacturing decisions: quality and product development. Quality, as employed in the research, is defined as satisfying customer needs given a market ...
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(20130203)Livelock avoidance is an essential requirement in DiscreteEvent/DiscreteState (DEDS) systems. Every event of a live DEDS system can be executed at some instant in the future, irrespective of its past activities. When a ...
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(20151201)DiscreteEvent/DiscreteState (DEDS) Systems are prone to livelocks. Once a system enters a livelockedstate, there is at least one activity of the modeled system that cannot be executed from all subsequent states of ...
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(20150716)A set of ndimensional integral vectors, Nn, is said to be rightclosed if for any x 2 , any vector y x also belongs to it. An integralset Nn is convex if and only if there is a convex set C Rn such that ...
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