We are inviting IDEALS users, both people looking for materials in IDEALS and those who want to deposit their work, to give us feedback on improving this service through an interview. Participants will receive a $20 VISA gift card. Please sign up via webform. # Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title • (2003) This dissertation presents the Q-Compiler, which is a novel meta-data QoS programming and compilation framework for developing and deploying quality-aware applications. The Q-Compiler extends standard component construction ... application/pdf PDF (13MB) • (2001) In Chapter 5, we prove two other equations on page 45 of Ramanujan's lost notebook by using the Bauer-Muir transformation and by using the method of successive approximation. Also, we prove several continued fractions of ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (2017-05-03) Cognitive diagnostic assessment is a growing area in psychological and educational measurement with the advantage of providing diagnostic profiles (mastery/non-mastery of measured attributes) for examinees, giving insights ... application/pdf PDF (1MB) • (2017-07-10) We study tau-functions given as matrix elements for the action of loop groups,$\widehat{GL_n}$on$n$-component fermionic Fock space. In the simplest case,$n=2\$, the tau-functions are equal to Hankel determinants and ...

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The bc1 complex of the electron transport chain is critical to production of ATP through the proton gradient driven by quinone oxidation; a ubiquitous mechanism for energy conversion throughout the biosphere. In addition ...

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We identify the unique characteristics of shared wireless channels and investigate the fairness properties that can be achieved by the class of multiple access wireless MAC protocols in shared-channel wireless networks in ...

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In terms of application size---when an application involves one-to-many group communication, we explore resource sharing, both in network bandwidth and computational resources, by proposing a special type of multicasting ...

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Improvement of meat quality is important for consumer satisfaction. As many pork quality traits cannot be assessed in the live animal, selection for these traits must rely upon genetic determinants known as quantitative ...

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In the third part, we deal explicitly with the problem of surface parameterization. We present two complementary methods for automatically improving mesh parameterization, and demonstrate that they provide a desirable ...

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The second part of the thesis is devoted to the qualitative analysis of weighted operators, where the weights are obtained by almost everywhere sampling in a stationary stochastic process. The major theme of our investigation ...

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This dissertation used a story-appreciation methodology, namely, a surprise discourse-structure paradigm, to investigate factors that determine the quality and the intensity of affect. Undergraduate subjects read stories ...

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A comparison of the action of two filter aids in the removal of selected flavor significant compounds in French fries with respect to non filtered treatment was carried out. Quantitative analysis of selected volatile flavor ...

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In order for a program to interact with the world as well as people do, we must provide it with a great deal of commonsense about the way things work. Reasoning about the geometric interactions and motions of objects is ...

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