Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship (Open Community) by Issue

  • Cromar, Scott A.; Chen, Deming; Lee, Jaeho (ACM, 2009-01-17)
    Glitches (i.e. spurious signal transitions) are major sources of dynamic power consumption in modern FPGAs. In this paper, we present an FPGA-targeted, glitch-aware, high-level binding algorithm for power and area reduction, ...

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  • Akram, Shoaib; Cromar, Scott A.; Lucas, Gregory; Papakonstantinou, Alexandros; Chen, Deming (IEEE, 2008-04-08)
    Billions of devices on a chip is around the corner and the trend of deep submicron (DSM) technology scaling will continue for at least another decade. Meanwhile, designers also face severe on-chip parameter variations, ...

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  • Cromar, Scott A. (2006)
    Microfluidics and "lab-on-chips" are currently major areas of research. Integrated chips provide many advantages over the current macroscopic methods in biological applications such as increased throughput, better automation, ...

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  • Isom, Joshua D. (2009-04-20)
    The challenge of detecting a change in the distribution of data is a sequential decision problem that is relevant to many engineering solutions, including quality control and machine and process monitoring. This dissertation ...

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  • Cromar, Scott A. (2006)
    As a II-VI compound semiconductor with a wide and direct band gap of 3.37 eV, ZnO nanowires have attracted intensive research effort due to their unique properties and potential application as transistors, light-emitting ...

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  • Soucie, Miranda L (2009)
    This pathfinder provides insight for you, the attorney with a LGBTQ family law issue. This pathfinder attempts to illustrate the most cost effective strategies for researching your LGBTQ legal problem.

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1997)
    Although many programs claim to help young people, schools, or communities prevent violence, little empirical evidence exists regarding their effectiveness. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control funded a wide variety ...

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  • Ong, B.; Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1995)
    As human service providers and policy makers, we continually ask ourselves, "Can we really make a difference in the lives of children and families living in dangerous communities?" Fortunately, the evidence suggests that ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr.; Joo, Eunjee; Zentall, Shannon R.; Ulishney, Kerrie (1999)
    Increasing amounts of scientific and professional information are available through information technology. Government agencies, universities, professional societies and many non-profit organizations are making knowledge ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1995)
    Family life programs commonly collect data about who uses their services and participant satisfaction. In my opinion, program designers have been discouraged in recent years from collecting this information, however, because ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (2009-03-13)
    These guidelines were developed to compose brief answers to questions, often called “frequently asked questions” or “FAQs.” FAQs are useful building blocks in learning structures on the web. These writing guidelines ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1996)
    During the past decade, our human service delivery system for children and families has proven increasingly inadequate. A need now exists for more integrated services or more partnerships between agencies and organizations ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1999)
    Since 1994 I have been trying to figure out how to use information technology in conducting family life education. My sense is that none of us who are trying this work really know exactly what we should be doing or how to ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1996)
    At one time or another, most people involved in developing or implementing programs for individuals and families ask themselves the question, "So what are we really trying to do with this program?" Although this may sound ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr.; Todd, Christine M. (1995)
    "We want you to document how bad things are here so that we can decide what to do." Almost 30 years ago, the first author was given these instructions as a part of a community project resulting from the War on Poverty. ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1996)
    Unlike many issues in family life education, the effectiveness of caregiving interventions has received considerable attention. Although many of the early studies simply looked at satisfaction with the services, and rarely ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1995)
    Let's start with a basic premise about evaluation--we benefit by knowing how our programs work and what we could do to make them better. From this perspective, evaluation is merely a tool for learning more about programs. ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr.; Hans, Jason (Sage, 2004)
    We examine research on the effects of computers and the Internet on families to bring about a better understanding of how this technology influences family life. We begin with an overview of the extent to which computers ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (2002-12)
    In 2001, extension faculty in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri- Columbia and regional faculty across Missouri developed a website for the general public that provides information ...

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  • Devers, Christopher John (2007-04)
    The information age has changed how literacy is defined, and in this text, video, and diagram I provide an overview of what it means to be literate in an information age.

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