Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

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• (1963)

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• (1971)

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• (1987)
This dissertation examines the effects of verbal irony, from the point of view of reader-response and cognitive theory, on the interpretation of a literary text. The analytical techniques developed are then applied to the ...

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• (2009)
This thesis examines the ability to retain from a stimulus both its specific appearance and the general information it coveys, with particular attention to how this ability changes across the lifespan, and might be represented ...

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• (1954)

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• (1971)

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• (2013-05-24)
Cyber-physical systems (CPS) use networked control software to interact with and manipulate the physical world. Examples of cyber-physical systems include smart buildings, power distribution networks, and fleets of autonomous ...

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• (2011-01-14)
Motivated by security and privacy considerations in applications of discrete event systems, we describe and analyze the complexity of verifying various state-based notions of opacity in systems that are modeled as (possibly ...

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• (2011-01-14)
With the advent of multicores, parallel programming has gained a lot of importance. For parallel programming to be viable for the predicted hundreds of cores per chip, shared memory programming languages and environments ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Over the past century, a significant amount of of research has been devoted toward understanding the acoustic features that are used as perceptual cues in human speech perception. A brief history of this research is given, ...

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• (1996)
Dade has made a conjecture expressing the number $k(B, d)$ of characters of a given defect d in a given p-block B of a finite group G in terms of the corresponding numbers $k(b, d)$ for blocks b of certain p-local subgroups of G.

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• (2010-08-20)
The presence of acoustic cues and their importance in speech perception have long remained debatable topics. In spite of several studies that exist in this eld, very little is known about what exactly humans perceive ...

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• (2017-12-05)
With computers becoming ubiquitous there is an ever growing necessity to ensure that they are programmed to behave correctly. Formal verification is a discipline within computer science that tackles issues related to design ...

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• (2008)
Finally, we present incremental state space exploration (ISSE), a technique that aims to provide a speedup in the state space exploration time of evolving simulation models; i.e., simulation models whose code changes from ...

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• (1966)

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• (1992)
The McKay-Alperin-Dade Conjecture states that the number of complex irreducible characters with a given defect d in a p-block B of a finite group G can be expressed in terms of an alternating sum of the numbers of complex ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Computer Networks are complex and prone to bugs. Most existing tools designed to fix these problems run offline and can only fix the problems after they occur. Those tools often run at the timescale of seconds to hours. ...

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• (1961)

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