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Submissions from 2013

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Intelligent Mobile App for Identifying Skin Pigments, M. Smith, Ray R. Hashemi, and Azita A. Bahrami

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PFI of n-Butanol and Direct Injection of Biodiesel to attain LTC for Low Emissions Idling in a Compression Engine, Valentin Soloiu, Marvin Duggan, Spencer Harp, Brian Vlcek, and David Williams

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Premixed Charge of n-Butanol Coupled with Direct injection of Biodiesel for an Advantageous Soot-NOx trade-off, Valentin Soloiu, Marvin Duggan, Henry Ochieng, Spencer Harp, Jabeous Weaver, Craig Jekins, and Brian Vlcek

RCCI Operation with Pfi of N-Butanol and Di of Biodiesel Compared with DI of Binary Mixtures of N-Butanol and Biodiesel, Valentin Soloiu, M. Duggan, J. Weaver, B. Vlcek, Spencer Harp, and Gustavo J. Molina

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Combustion and Emissions Characteristics of JP-8 Blends and ULSD #2 with Similar CN in a Direct Injection Naturally Aspirated Compression Engine, Valentin Soloiu, Henry Ochieng, Jabeous Weaver, Marvin Duggan, Spencer Harp, Brian Vlcek, Craig Jenkins, and Marcis Jansons

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Experimental Study of Combustion and Emissions Characteristics of Methyl Oleate, as a Surrogate for Biodiesel, in a Direct Injection Diesel Engine, Valentin Soloiu, Jabeous Weaver, Henry Ochieng, Marvin Duggan, Sherwin Davoud, Brian Vlcek, Craig Jenkins, and Christopher Butts

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Evaluation of Peanut Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Sprays, Combustion, and Emissions, for Use in an Indirect Injection Diesel Engine, Valentin Soloiu, Jabeous Weaver, Henry Ochieng, Brian Vlcek, Christopher Butts, and Marcis Jansons

Cotton Seed Fame Combustion and Emissions Research in a DI Diesel Engine, Valentin Soloiu, J. Weaver, H. Ochieng, M. Duggan, Sherwin Davoud, Spencer Harp, Gustavo J. Molina, and Brian Vlcek

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Privacy Protection in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, Gongjun Yan, Danda B. Rawat, Bhed B. Bista, and A. Alnusair

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Location Security in Vehicular Wireless Networks, Gongjun Yan, Danda B. Rawat, Bhed B. Bista, and L. Chen

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Design of a Printable, Compact Parasitic Array with Dual Notches, Jay J. Yu and Sungkyun Lim

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Design of Multi-Band, Compact Parasitic Array With Twisted, Helical Directors, Jay J. Yu and Sungkyun Lim

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Bipolar Quantum Logic Gates and Quantum Cellular Combinatorics – A Logical Extension to Quantum Entanglement, Wen-Ran Zhang

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Revealing the Ubiquitous Effects of Quantum Entanglement-Toward a Notion of God Logic, Wen-Ran Zhang and Karl E. Peace

Submissions from 2012

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Knowledge and Skill Requirements for Entry-Level IT Workers: A Longitudinal Survey, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Lixin Li, Jordan D. Shropshire, and Christopher A. Kadlec

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Attitudes on Plagiarism in Programming Courses: Results from a Survey on Student Perceptions, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Paige Rutner, and Lixin Li

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Plagiarism and Programming: A Survey of Student Attitudes, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Paige S. Rutner, Lixin Li, and Susan R. Williams

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Effect of Recycling Activities on the Heating Value of Solid Waste: Case Study of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver), Ali R. Abedini, James W. Atwater, and George Yuzhu Fu

Effects of Recycling Activities on Waste Disposal Options: Case Study of the Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Ali R. Abedini, James W. Atwater, and George Yuzhu Fu

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Behavior of Methane Flame in the Channel Type Meso-combustors, Mahbub K. Ahmed, Ahsan Choudhuri, and Mosfequr Rahman

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The Numerical Simulations of Methane Combustion in a Meso-Scale Rectangular Channel, M. Ahmed, Cheng Zhang, V. Shirsat, and Mosfequr Rahman

Study on Removal of Color and Disinfection By-Product Precursors from Surface Waters Using PreBiofilters, George Fu and Tiehang Wu

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Removal of Disperse Red 1 from an Aqueous Solution by Fungus Aspergillus Niger, George Yuzhu Fu and T. Viraraghaven

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Performance Evaluation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Ad hoc Networks, R. Grodi, Danda B. Rawat, and Chandra Bajracharya

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Feel the Static and Kinetic Friction, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and William H. Baird

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Haptic Simulator for Liver Diagnostics through Palpation, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Crenguta M. Bogdan, and Adrian Seitan

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Haptics-Augmented Physics Simulation: Coriolis Effect, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Benjamin Page

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Medical Simulation and Training: Haptic Liver, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Adrian Seitan, Dorin M. Popovici, and Crenguta M. Bogdan

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Internal Fixation Evaluation: A Machine Learning Approach, Ray R. Hashemi, Cameron Coates, Azita A. Bahrami, Mahmood Bahar, Alexander Tyler, Nicholas R. Tyler, and William Gibson

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Profile-Based Recruiting of New Students, Ray R. Hashemi, Louis A. Le Blanc, Azita Bahrami, Kevin Willett, and Xaunna J. Krehn

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Persistent Staging Area Models for Data Warehouses, Vladan Jovanovic, Ivan Bojicic, Curtis Knowles, and Mile Pavlic

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Data Based System Evaluation Framework, Vladan Jovanovic and Zoran Marjanović

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Using Data Samples in Validating Data Models, Vladan Jovanović and Mile Pavlic

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Estimating Population Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter in the Conterminous U.S. Using Shape Function-Based Spatiotemporal Interpolation Method: A County Level Analysis, Lixin Li, Xingyou Zhang, James B. Holt, Jie Tian, and Reinhard Piltner

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Accuracy of Video Frame Size Forecasting, Micheal P. McGarry, Patrick Seeling, Rami J. Haddad, and Jesus Hernandez

The Effect of Early Warning on the Overall Performance of the students in Mathematics Classes at East Georgia College Statesboro Center, Aditi Mitra and Aniruddha Mitra

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Fabrication of Polyurethane Based Fabric Composite Shaft and its Experimental Study Under Triple Point Bending, Aniruddha Mitra, Sirajus Salekeen, and Mosfequr Rahman

Erosion Effects of Nanofluids on Selected Cooling-System Materials, Gustavo Molina, M. Hulett, Mosfequr Rahman, and Valentin Soloiu

Triboemission Phenomena: Electronic and Photonic Output During Friction Contact and Its Connections to Surface Processes, Gustavo J. Molina and Czeslaw Kajdas

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Exploratory Research in Erosion Effects of Nanofluids on Metallic Materials, Gustavo Molina, Mosfequr Rahman, M. Hulett, and Valentin Soloiu

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Predicting Future Climate Using Algae Sedimentation, Jasdeep Natt, Ray R. Hashemi, Azita Bahrami, Mahmood Bahar, Nicholas R. Tyler, and Jay Y.S. Hodgson

An Experimental Study on the Effect of Foam on the Vibration Quality of Aluminum Tube Structure, Masud Nawaz and Aniruddha Mitra

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Future of Internet Technologies, Daniel Pavlic, Mile Pavlic, and Vladan Jovanovic

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Comparative Study of APIs and Frameworks for Haptic Application Development, Dorin M. Popovici, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Adrian Seitan, and Crenguta M. Bogdan

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Finite Element Modeling of Photostrictive Optical Actuators, Mosfequr Rahman and John E. Jackson

Experimental Investigation on Photostrictively Driven Optical Actuators, Mosfequr Rahman, Masud Nawaz, Anirudda Mitra, Nazanin Bassari-Gharb, and Mohammad Bhuiyan

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Experimental Investigation on Photostrictively Driven Optical Acuators, Mosfequr Rahman, Masud Nawaz, Aniruddha Mitra, Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, and Mohammad Bhuiyan

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Experimental Investigation and Finite Element Modeling Analysis of Photostrictive Optical Actuators, Mosfequr Rahman, Masud Nawaz, Aniruddha Mitra, Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, and John E. Jackson

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Computational Analysis of Laminar Natural Convection in Rectangular Enclosures of Different Aspect Ratios with Different Heating Conditions, Mosfequr Rahman, Charles Walker, Gustavo Molina, and Valentin Soloiu

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Multidisciplinary Capstone Project for Engineering, Fernando Rios-Gutierrez and Rocio Alba-Flores

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Performance of a Direct Injection Diesel Engine Fueled by a Heavy Oil with the Addiction of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Polymer, Valentin Soloiu and April Covington

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Performance of JP-8 in a Small Bore Indirect Injection Diesel Engine for APU Applications, Valentin Soloiu, April Covington, Jeffrey Lewis, and James M. LoBue

Combustion Analysis of Peanut FAME Blends in an IDI Engine and the Influence of its Primary Fatty Acid Components on the Fuel Characteristics, Valentin Soloiu, April Covington, J. Lewis, J. Weaver, Christopher Butts, B. Vlcek, and Gustavo J. Molina

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Investigation of Low Temperature Combustion Regimes of Biodiesel with n-Butanol Injected in the Intake Manifold of a Compression Ignition Engine, Valentin Soloiu, Marvin Duggan, Henry Ochieng, David Williams, Gustavo Molina, and Brian Vlcek

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Model-Driven Development of DSML Execution Engines, Gustavo C.M. Sousa, Fábio M. Costa, Peter J. Clarke, and Andrew A. Allen

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A Domain-Specific Modeling Approach to Realizing User-centric Communication, Yali Wu, Andrew Allen, Frank Hernandez, Robert France, and Peter J. Clarke

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Design of an Electrically Small, Circularly Polarized, Parasitic Array Antenna for an Active 433.92MHz RFID Handheld Reader, Jay J. Yu and Sungkyun Lim

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Beyond Spacetime Geometry – The Death of Philosophy and Its Quantum Reincarnation, Wen-Ran Zhang

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Yin Yang Bipolar Atom - An Eastern Road toward Quantum Gravity, Wen-Ran Zhang

Submissions from 2011

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Exploring Student Attitudes Towards Plagiarism: Does the Type of Work Matter, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Lixin Li, and Paige Rutner

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IT Program Curriculum Recommendations Based on a Survey of Knowledge and Skill Requirements for Entry-Level IT Workers, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Lixin Li, Jordan D. Shropshire, and Christopher A. Kadlec

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Qualitative Evaluation of a PID Controller for Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation Implemented in an FPGA Card, Rocio Alba-Flores, Fernando Rios-Gutierrez, and C. Jeanniton

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VIEW – A Virtual Interactive Web-Based Learning Environment for Engineering, Priya T. Goeser, Wayne M. Johnson, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, and Dirk Schaefer

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A Survey of Visuo-Haptic Simulation in Surgical Training, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Crenguta M. Bogdan, Dorin M. Popovici, and Ovidiu D. Costea

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Haptic User Interface and Practice-based Learning for Minimally Invasive Surgical Training, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Adrian Seitan, Costin Petre, Mihai Polceanu, Crenguta M. Bogdan, Aurelian Nicola, and Dorin M. Popovici

Using Quality Metrics of Clusters to Identify Redundant Independent Variables, Ray R. Hashemi, Azita Bahrami, S. Young, and M. Smith

An Android Based Medication Reminder System: A Concept Analysis Approach, Ray R. Hashemi, Les Sears, and Azita Bahrami

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Taxonomy of Data Modeling Patterns, Vladan Jovanovic and Mile Pavlic

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A Viability Study of Photovoltaic Systems, Youakim Kalaani and William Nichols

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Photovoltaic Energy Systems - A Feasibility Study, Youakim Kalaani and William Nichols

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Safe Runtime Validation of Behavioral Adaptations in Autonomic Software, Tariq M. King, Andrew A. Allen, Rodolfo Cruz, and Peter J. Clarke

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A Comparative Case Study on the Engineering of Self-Testable Autonomic Software, Tariq M. King, Andrew A. Allen, Yali Wu, Peter J. Clarke, and Alain E. Ramirez

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Spatiotemporal Interpolation Methods for Air Pollution Exposure, Lixin Li, Xingyou Zhang, James B. Holt, Jie Tian, and Reinhard Piltner

Preliminary Experimental Study on Erosion and Tribological Effects of Selected Nanofluids, Gustavo Molina, M. Hulett, Mosfequr Rahman, Valentin Soloiu, and Charles Walker

Triboemission Phenomena and Possible Connections to Tribocatalysis, Gustavo J. Molina and Czeslaw Kajdas

Development of an Instrument for Studies of Charged Triboemission Transport in Gas Atmospheres, Gustavo J. Molina, Czeslaw Kajdas, and A. Kulczycki

Exploratory Research Work on Tribological Effects of Nanofluids, Gustavo J. Molina, Md Azizur Rahman, Valentin Soloiu, C. Walker, and M. Hulett

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The Planning and Design of Photovoltaic Energy Systems, William Nichols and Youakim Kalaani

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The Planning and Design of Photovoltaic Energy Systems: Engineering and Economic Aspects, William Nichols and Youakim Kalaani

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Integration of Environmental Fluid Dynamics Code (EFDC) Model with Geographical Information System (GIS) Platform and Its Applications, Sen Peng, George Yuzhu Fu, Xinhua Zhao, and Brian C. Moore

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Mixed-Enhanced Quadrilateral Finite Elements with Wachspress-Type Functions, Reinhard E. Piltner and Lixin Li

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Finite Element Modeling Analysis of Photostrictively-Driven Optical Actuators for Excitation of Microdevices, Mosfequr Rahman and Masud Nawaz

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Validation without Normalization, Daniel Ratklif, Mile Pavlic, and Vladan Jovanovic

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An Interdisciplinary Team-based Mobile Robots design course for Engineering, Fernando Rios-Gutierrez and Rocio Alba-Flores

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High Velocity Impact Properties Characterization of Nano-Phased Bi-Layered Body Armor, Sirajus Salekeen, Mohammad G. Kibria Khan, and Shaik Jeelani

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Optical Character Recognition of Non-flat Small Documents Using Android: A Case Study, L. Sears, Ray R. Hashemi, and M. Smith

Tribometry Studies on the Effects of Lubricant Contamination with Biofuels, S. M. Shanta, Gustavo J. Molina, and Valentin Soloiu

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Tribological Effects of Mineral-Oil Lubricant Contamination with Biofuels: A Pin-on-disk Tribometry and Wear Study, Sultana M. Shanta, Gustavo J. Molina, and Valentin Soloiu

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A Relevancy Classification System for Web Search Results in Mobile Devices, M. Smith and Ray R. Hashemi

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Identification of Human Skin Regions Using Color and Texture, M. Smith and Ray R. Hashemi

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Oleic Methyl Ester Investigations in an Indirect Injection Diesel Engine; Stage One: Combustion Investigations, Valentin Soloiu, Jeff Lewis, April Covington, David Nelson, and Norman Schmidt

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Combustion Characteristics of a Charcoal Slurry in a DI Diesel Engine and the Impact on the Injection System Performance, Valentin Soloiu, Jeffery Lewis, Yoshinobu Yoshihara, and Kazuie Nishiwaki

Small Bore Direct Injection Diesel Engine Operation with Charcoal Diesel Slurries, Valentin Soloiu, J. Lewis, Gustavo J. Molina, B. Vlcek, Y. Yoshihara, and K. Nishiwaki

Simulation of Frictional Effects Due to Engine Oil Contamination with Bio­Fuel, Julian Wallace, James Hennings, Aniruddha Mitra, and Valentin Soloiu

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Academic Success Factors: An IT Student Perspective, Aimao Zhang and Cheryl L. Aasheim

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YinYang Bipolar Atom and Quantum Cellular Automation -- A Unification, Wen-Ran Zhang

Submissions from 2010

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A Survey of Student Attitudes on Plagiarism in Programming Courses, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Lixin Li, Paige Rutner, and Susan R. Williams

Academic Success Factors for Information Technology Students, Cheryl L. Aasheim, Aimao Zhang, and Susan Rebstock Williams

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Enhancing the Learning Experience in a Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology Course, Rocio Alba-Flores and Youakim G. al-Kalaani

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Enhancing The Learning Experience In A Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology Course, Rocio Alba-Flores and Youakim Kalaani