# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1980)
This report develops a new algorithm for computing the Cartesian product and join of large relations which attempts to take maximum advantage of available main-memory buffer space.

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (2011-05-25)
Nowadays, many complex text search systems, such as Entity Search or Topic Search, have been proposed to allow users to retrieve fine granularity units (e.g., entities or topics) inside documents directly. As those search ...

application/pdf

PDF (368kB)
• (1998)
Because the Internet is constantly in flux, people log in and out of the newsgroup, and most discussions were short-lived, the same topics were re-debated and old issues re-emerged. But, the process was the same. The ...

application/pdf

PDF (9MB)
• (2003)
The theory and practice of evaluation in early childhood education has lagged behind the larger field of evaluation. Needed are ongoing, informed, and democratic discussions of values, with evaluators facilitating discussions ...

application/pdf

PDF (19MB)
• (1974)

application/pdf

PDF (15MB)
• (1990)
The question of method is one of the central issues in the philosophy of the social sciences. A dominant view--positivism--argues that human behavior can be best explained by employing the methods of the natural sciences. ...

application/pdf

PDF (11MB)
• (1986)
Examined in this study were the types of questions asked by elementary teachers during basal reading instruction. Eight teachers, four each at grades two and four, were videotaped as they taught reading to their regular ...

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (1966)

application/pdf

PDF (6MB)
• (1990)
This research examines the effect of answering a specific attribute rating question on a later overall brand evaluation in a marketing survey. The mechanisms which underlie such effects for respondents varying in product ...

application/pdf

PDF (9MB)
• (1999)
In this investigation the WAIS-R Information subtest was conceptualized as a measure of auditory-verbal semantic memory. The study's major purposes were to: (1) test the prediction that a Left Hemisphere Lesion group (LHL; ...

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (2002)
Information relative to the physical activity level and the association of physical activity with chronic disease risk in the Thai population is currently uncertain partly due to the lack of a valid and reliable physical ...

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (2013-08-22)
This dissertation is deeply influenced by my background as a teacher of literature and writing, offered as response to students who challenged me to confront perplexing issues. Much formal education has fallen prey to ...

application/pdf

PDF (983kB)
• (2000)
We show how the performance bounds can be used to design wafer fabs. Specifically, one may formulate the problem as one of maximizing the performance subject to a capital cost constraint. Software has been developed both ...

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (2011-05-25)
The purpose of the current thesis is to develop a better understanding of the interaction between Spanish and Quichua in the Salcedo region and provide more information for the processes that might have given rise to Media ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (2008)
Numerical integration of ordinary differential equations resulting from the gravitation of nearby celestial small bodies is the subject of this thesis. We present three methods that alleviate the computational burden of ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (2016-07-21)
In this work, we focus on applications of quickest change detection (QCD) theory in the problem of line outage detection and identification. We start by discussing fundamental results of sequential hypothesis testing and ...

application/pdf

PDF (550kB)
• (1965)

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (2015-12-07)
The membrane protein cytochrome (cyt) aa3-600 menaquinol oxidase from B. subtilis is uniquely a heme-copper oxygen reductase that uses substrate menaquinol instead of cytochrome c. The cyt aa3-600 accepts electrons from ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1990)
The kinetics and thermodynamics of the high potential chain in the chromatophores from Rhodobacter sphaeroides have been reexamined. It was found that RC, cyt c$\sb2$ and c$\sb1$ after a flash reached a state not far from ...

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (2001)
This dissertation is divided into seven sections: (1) a discussion of the need for the study, a review of related literature, a biographical sketch of the life of Amy Beach, and a discussion of Amy Beach as a pedagogue; ...

application/pdf

PDF (9MB)