# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (2005)
The study failed to detect the mediating role of accessibility and attribution. This failure is likely to be due to issues related to the measurement sequence. However, the study did show differences in the moderating role ...

application/pdf

PDF (6MB)
• (2019-12-03)
Hardware heterogeneity is becoming an increasingly common feature in high-performance computing systems. Unfortunately, while these systems may offer new technologies in memory and computation, the general trend of memory ...

application/pdf

PDF (1MB)
• (1996)
Software development for parallel computers has been recognized as one of the bottlenecks preventing their widespread use. In this thesis we examine two complementary approaches for addressing the challenges of high ...

application/pdf

PDF (6MB)
• (2005)
*This dissertation is a compound document (contains both a paper copy and a CD as part of the dissertation).

application/pdf

PDF (7MB)
• (2010)
Performance improvements through topology aware placement for applications such as NAMD and OpenAtom are used to motivate this work. Building on these ideas, the dissertation proposes algorithms and techniques for automatic ...

application/pdf

PDF (8MB)
• (2016-04-26)
In light of some major disturbances in the Western Interconnection over the past two decades, efforts are being made to improve the representation of the system to help prevent the underutilization or overutilization of ...

application/pdf

PDF (1MB)
• (1969)

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (1966)

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1987)
In algebraic graph theory one studies algebraic variants of graphs by forming matrices and groups relating to the graph. One example of this is the distance matrices, $\Gamma\sb{\rm i}$, and their associated groups.

application/pdf

PDF (3MB)
• (1994)
Much of the work in algebraic K-theory today is devoted to the search for "motivic cohomology." This hoped-for cohomology theory of algebraic geometry should be analogous to the known singular homology groups of topology. ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1967)

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1973)

application/pdf

PDF (3MB)
• (1966)

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (2011-05-25)
Polymer-matrix fiber-reinforced composites have seen increasing use in applications requiring high specific strength and stiffness. These materials typically show excellent in-plane properties but are particularly susceptible ...

application/pdf

PDF (27MB)
• (2017-12-12)
Thermal management opens the new era of next generation electronic and thermal devices. Research on nano-scaled autonomic thermal switching is lacking because the suitable material is hard to synthesis. Our approach is ...

application/pdf

PDF (10MB)
• (2014-01-16)
Over the past few decades two prominent paradigms for information seeking in the form of search engines and recommendation systems have been developed. However neither of these is well suited to serve queries representing ...

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (2008)
With careful interpretation, the UAV images are an excellent source of high spatial and temporal resolution data for precision agricultural applications. (Abstract shortened by UMI.).

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (2002)
The time required to solve the "lost-in-space" problem for this star tracker prototype is on average 9.5 seconds. This is an improvement over the 60 seconds needed by the current off-the-shelf autonomous star tracker by ...

application/pdf

PDF (3MB)
• (2015-12-03)
The research presented in this thesis is focused on the navigation technique for an autonomous ground-based robotic system for use in an agricultural row crop environment. The performance of the navigational system was ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1996)
Modern high-resolution numerical simulations of multiscale physical phenomena require enormous computer resources; however, these resources are largely wasted on subdomains whose solutions do not require such high resolutions. ...

application/pdf

PDF (10MB)