# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (2006)
Monitoring brain tissue oxygen supply, demand, delivery and consumption can be achieved by quantifying the absolute values of oxy- and deoxy-hemoglobin and how these quantities change over time during rest, functional ...

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• (2019-12-12)
In this thesis, we will discuss the techniques for determining distances, velocities, and angular position of targets using a frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radar. FMCW radars have applications such as collision ...

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• (1987)
This thesis proposes a controller design methodology for large scale systems based on the integration of novel frequency-dependent weighting techniques with the projective controls approach. It is a two-stage methodology. ...

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• (2005)
At Contemporary High School a small group of students were identified as failing multiple courses; investigation revealed that attendance and/or disciplinary issues were not the cause. After working with the students, the ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Given two simplicial complexes, and start and end vertices in each complex, we show how to compute curves (in each complex) between these vertices, such that the Frechet distance between these curves is minimized. As a ...

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• (2012-09-18)
Surface microtexturing has shown significant promise over the past decade as one of the surface engineering methods to modify friction performance. We tackle two important problems associated with surface texturing – ...

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• (2011-08-26)
In order to understand how postwar generations’ understanding of the history of World War II has been shaped by the information sources made available to them, this dissertation examines the representation of the Sino-Japanese ...

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• (1991)
Research on children's peer relations has dealt mainly with differences in children's group acceptance. Only rarely have studies examined alternative forms of adjustment, particularly children's success at close friendships. ...

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• (2010-01-06)
This project places the art form of Soviet classical ballet within the political and cultural context of the Khrushchev-era Thaw. It traces the Soviet Union's long-standing nationalities policy--envisioned by Lenin even ...

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• (2013-08-22)
While friendship over distance was once rare, numerous new technological options have created the opportunity to maintain friendships while not being geographically proximate. However, research examining the friendship ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Traditionally, security on the Internet has been concerned with threats posed by edge nodes (hosts) to other hosts and to the middle nodes of the network (routers). An example of the former is the spread of viruses and ...

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• (1965)

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• (1995)
In the representation theory of semisimple algebraic groups in positive characteristic, the induced line bundles, ${\cal L}$($\lambda$), on the flag variety G/B, are important objects of study. E.g., their global sections ...

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• (1976)

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• (2000)
In my dissertation, I argue that changes in the incidence and cultural significance of endometriosis must be understood historically in relation to a complex web of interests, practices, and policies that have shaped ...

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• (1996)
The theoretical writings of many European and American feminists on Third World women and feminism foreground several problems regarding their understanding of Third World women. These problems are being increasingly brought ...

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• (2002)
A final chapter analyzes Petrushevskaia's post-Soviet fairy tales, in particular her Wild Animal Fairy Tales and Adventures of Barbie collections. Read within the context of the fall of communism and the rising influence ...

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• (1952)

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