# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (2016-08-15)
The ability to successfully forecast impending societal unrest, from riots and protests to assassinations and coups, would fundamentally transform the ability of nations to proactively address instability around the world, ...

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• (2010-05-19)
This dissertation presents two studies designed to examine the topic of fraction division in selected Chinese and US curricula. By comparing the structure and content of the Chinese and Everyday Mathematics textbooks and ...

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• (2010)
This dissertation presents two studies designed to examine the topic of fraction division in selected Chinese and US curricula. By comparing the structure and content of the Chinese and Everyday Mathematics textbooks and ...

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• (2009)
Additionally, field studies were conducted on populations of USDA landrace and commercial sorghum accessions to evaluate morphological traits, regrowth potential, and suitability for cover cropping and biofuel applications. ...

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• (1999)
Curcumin is a beta-diketone constituent of the spice turmeric that possesses anticarcinogenic properties in several animal models. However, the effectiveness of curcumin to act as an inhibitor of mammary carcinogenesis ...

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• (1999)
In summary, the present studies suggest that specific fractions of both Vaccinium and Vitis species possess considerable anticancer activity. The exact compounds responsible for these activities and their specific mechanisms ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Cancer deaths are primarily caused by metastases, not by the parent tumor. During metastasis, malignant cells detach from the parent tumor, and spread through circulatory system to invade new tissues. Due to the intrinsic ...

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• (2009)
Improved cancer treatments have resulted in more positive prognoses and many more people are now living longer beyond treatment. Accompanied with such medical advancements, however, are the uncertainties and dilemmas ...

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• (1998)
This is not to say, however, that my project discusses Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights as paradigms of a colonialist perspective awaiting overhaul by timely postcolonial revisions. Rather, I offer historically grounded ...

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• (2012-09-18)
Many organizations have tried to become learning organizations because they have been known to contribute to increased financial performance, innovation, and the retention of workers who possess valuable knowledge. The ...

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• (1993)
Hamiltonian systems possess dynamics (e.g., preservation of volume in phase space and symplectic structure) that call for special numerical integrators, namely canonical methods. Recent research in this aspect have shown ...

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• (1988)
Let F be a finite extension of $\doubq\sb{p}$. Let L/F be a normal, totally ramified extension of degree $p\sp{2n}$ with ${\cal B}$ the maximal ideal of ${\cal D}\sb{\rm L}$. Suppose the Hilbert sequence for L/F has a ...

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• (2011-05-25)
People frequently encounter and interact with objects and scenes from various vantage points in everyday life. The present set of studies explored canonical viewpoints in objects and scenes. Three themes were focused on: ...

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