# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1992)
A machine vision microscopy system (combination of video hardware and software and microscope for automated identification) was developed for classifying and counting microscopic objects in a Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) ...

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• (1996)
A computer controlled machine vision sensing system for in vitro production of plant pigments was designed and implemented. The system consisted of a machine vision microscopic sensing subsystem and a computer controlled ...

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• (2002)
In-field variations associated with corn plant spacing, growth stage, and population can lead to a significant yield differences. Since the ability to reduce these variations is directly related to the planter performance, ...

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• (1991)
Parallel machines are becoming increasingly cheap and more easily available. Commercial companies have already announced MIMD machines with more than 8000 processors. This prompts three questions: Should the programmer ...

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• (1991)
Many problems in Artificial Intelligence involve traversing large search-spaces. Such problems typically have irregular structures that can be readily exploited for parallel execution. A class of such problems has multiple ...

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• (2018-12-11)
Delay is one of the critical elements of signalized intersections performance measures. Field delay calculations are usually time-consuming and inefficient and dominantly rely on manual observations and post-calculations ...

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• (2002)
The primary purpose of this dissertation is to present a historical view of Matengo musical practices with the goal of understanding how these musical practices influenced, reflected, and interacted with broader social ...

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• (1999)
The third essay illustrates the deficiencies of traditional planning approaches to aid financed water investments and demonstrates the importance of embedding the macroeconomic linkages of agricultural into planning ...

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• (2006)
In terms of language policy and planning, such results show that the action of the centrifugal forces can actually limit the effects of the centrifugal forces. In terms of language analysis, further research is required ...

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• (2016-12-02)
The increasing demand for bone repair solutions for the treatment of large and load-bearing bone defects calls for the development of efficacious bone scaffolds. The design of such scaffolds involves a range of length ...

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• (2014-05-30)
In this thesis, the generation of initial ground structures for generic domains in two and three dimensions are discussed. Two methods of discretization are compared: Voronoi-based discretizations and structured quadrilateral ...

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• (1972)

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• (1993)
Analyses of both the business and inflation cycles remain the dominant concerns in macroeconomics since no single theory has yet consistently explained these two phenomena. It is generally agreed however that the assumed ...

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• (1979)

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• (1968)

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• (1993)
Post-Keynesian economists describe Keynes's writing as a body of work that provides us with valuable insight into how mature market economies function. In apparent agreement, the consensus in development economics is that ...

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• (1978)

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• (2016-11-28)
Amyloid protein aggregation is notorious for its association with many devastating human diseases such as AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and prion diseases. Scientists have made significant progress in designing ...

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• (1989)
The cytochrome P-450$\sb{\rm cam}$ reaction cycle is a complex set of coordinated chemical transformations requiring precise temporal and spatial control of reactivities. Cytochrome P-450$\sb{\rm cam}$ catalyzes the regio- ...

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• (1998)
The biochemical mechanisms contributing to 'zinc deficiency-induced anorexia' are not understood, although the recent discovery of hypothalamic appetite-controlling neuropeptides suggests that this anorexia may ultimately ...

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