Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
If you are a graduate student depositing your thesis or dissertation, please do this through the Graduate College at https://grad.illinois.edu/thesis/submit. If you deposit electronically, your dissertation or thesis will appear in this collection once your degree is conferred.
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Quantifying effects of aging across structures of the mouse auditory system, with in-vitro brain slice preparations (2018-08-15)Aging is a process fundamentally different from those studied by most scientists. Whereas in the course of most scientific inquiry, engineers or scientists attempt to create order or elucidate how its complexity arises, ...
Item response theory and computerized adaptive test approaches to the narcissistic personality inventory (2018-07-20)The purpose of this thesis is twofold: investigate narcissism from a personality measurement perspective and explore the accuracy of two item selection methods in a Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) paradigm, Fisher ...
(2018-07-19)The first on-chip three-level boost converter with 0.28 mm2 die size is implemented using 65 nm CMOS technology. Leveraging the advantages of hybrid switched capacitor converters, the converter manages to provide a maximum ...
Navigating environmental, economic, and hydrologic tradeoffs in the design of green infrastructure for stormwater management in urban settings (2018-07-20)With growing urbanization and an increase in impermeable land uses, our stormwater infrastructure are becoming increasingly strained. The impending impacts of climate change will only worsen the situation, causing more ...
(2018-07-19)Since the widespread adoption of the internet, computer security has become one of the primary concerns of computer systems engineers, who are often faced with a choice between increased performance and stronger security ...