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Submissions from 2017

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Rogers–Ramanujan Type Partition Identities, Andrew V. Sills

Developing Consistent Meanings for Mathematical Connections, Exploration, and Reasoning, Eryn M. Stehr

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Using Open Applet Tasks to Support Discussion of Area Measurement, Eryn M. Stehr

Using Technology for Mathematical Learning: Immediate Grades or Mathematical Consequences, Eryn M. Stehr

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Algebra as a Tool: Making Connections in Teacher Preparation, Eryn M. Stehr, Hyunyi Jung, and Jill Newton

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Occupancy Modeling of eDNA from an Endangered Darter in Turbid Rivers, Garret J. Strickland and James Henry Roberts

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Tree-DOM: DOM Quality From the Headwaters of the Aquatic Carbon Cycle, Aron Stubbins, Sasha Wagner, Thorsten Dittmar, and John T. Van Stan

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With or Without Nutrients, Sponges Are Boring: The Effects of Eutrophication on Bioerosion, Amber D. Stubler, John M. Carroll, and Christopher M. Finelli

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Estimating Submarine Groundwater Discharge on St. Catherines Island, Ga via Radon-222, Scott D. Thorson and Jacque L. Kelly

Quantifying Submarine Groundwater Discharge via Radioisotope Tracers Along the Southwestern Coast of St. Catherines Island, Ga, Scott D. Thorson and Jacque L. Kelly

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Investigation of the Shallow Hydrogeologic System on St. Catherines Island, Georgia, Robert K. Vance, James S. Reichard, Jacque L. Kelly, Brian K. Meyer, Fredrick J. Rich, Ryan G. Diederich, and Anne M. DeLua

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Global Estimate of Lichen and Bryophytes to Forest Rainfall Interception, John T. Van Stan, Philipp Porada, and Axel Kleidon

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A Generalized Stochastic SEIRS Epidemic Dynamic Model for Vector-borne Diseases with three Distributed Delays and Nonlinear Incidence, Divine Wanduku

The asymptotic properties of a class of vector-borne epidemic dynamic models with emphasis on the intensity of random perturbations, Divine Wanduku

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The Fundamental Properties of a Family of Stochastic Epidemic Dynamic Models for Vector-Borne Disease, Divine Wanduku

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Pattern Packing: Questions and Observations, Hua Wang

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How Well Does the Flow-Trait Framework Predict Short-Term Fish Community Dynamics in Unregulated Rivers?, Kit Wheeler, James Henry Roberts, Mary C. Freeman, Byron J. Freeman, and Paul L. Angermeier

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Minimal Mass-Energy Dynamics for Rotating BEC, Shijun Zheng

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Orbital Stability of Standing Waves for Dispersive Models with Nonlocal Nonlinearity, Shijun Zheng

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Symplectic and Contact Imprimitivity, Francois Ziegler

Submissions from 2016

Prevalence and Ribotype Diversity of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile in Animals, M. Jahangir Alam, Jacob McPherson, Julie Marinda, A. Thrall, V. Ngo, Apurba Apu, Ananna Anu, R. Kessinger, D. Biswas, Wasimul Q. Chowdhury, Salina Parveen, A. Romero, F. N. Baliraine, and Kevin W. Garey

Ribotype Diversity of Clostridium Difficile Strains from Diverse Environmental Sources and Geographical Areas, M. Jahangir Alam, Julie Miranda, Jacob McPherson, Ananna Anu, Apurba Apu, Eric Z. Kao, Kaitlin R. Wasko, Wasimul Q. Chowdhury, Mursheda Ali, Salina Parveen, James Masuoka, and Kevin W. Garey

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Conceptual and Procedural Understanding: Prospective Teachers’ Interpretations and Applications, Janet Andreasen, Erhan Haciomeroglu, and Heidi Eisenreich

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Sharp Condition on Global Well-Posedness for Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations With Rotation, Nyla Basharat, Yi Hu, and Shijun Zheng

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Spatiotemporal Throughfall Patterns Beneath an Urban Tree Row, Philine Bogeholz, John T. Van Stan, Anke Hildebrandt, Jan Friesen, Michael Dibble, and Zachary Norman

Markov Decision Processes and Reinforcement Learning, Stephen W. Carden

Markov Decision Processes and Reinforcement Learning, Stephen W. Carden

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Streamlining the Johnson-Neyman Technique for Two-Way Interactions, Stephen W. Carden

The SMART Scholarship at Georgia Southern University, J. Michelle Cawthorn, Joy Darley, Marlynn Griffin, Delena B. Gatch, Brian Koehler, and James Lobue

A Hierarchical Bayesian Model for the Reliability of Repairable Systems, Arpita Chatterjee

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A Note on Dirichlet Process Based Semiparametric Bayesian Models, Arpita Chatterjee

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A Semiparametric Bayesian Approach to Borrow Information from Historical Control Data in Two Arm Clinical Trials, Arpita Chatterjee

Bayesian Modeling for Sparse Data, Arpita Chatterjee

Presentation given at Mathematics in Action (MiA2016): Modeling and Analysis in Molecular Biology and Electrophysiology, Zhan Chen

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Molecular Bioscience and Biophysics-Multiscale Modeling of Solvation - Part II of II, Zhan Chen and Jaydeep P. Bardhan

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Molecular Bioscience and Biophysics-Multiscale Modeling of Solvation - Part I of II, Zhan Chen and Jaydeep P. Bardhan

Examining Phenotypic Plasticity in Hydrocotyle bonariensis in Response to Variations in Soil Conditions, Savannah D. Chiarello, J. Counts, J. Grier, E. Medrano, and Heather M. Joesting

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Leaf Decay Rates and Litter-Dwelling Invertebrates in Georgia Coastal Plain Rivers, V. Byron Collins II and Jose Checo Colón-Gaud

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The Instars Mentoring Program: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned Over 5-Years of Broadening Participation in Freshwater Science, Jose Checo Colón-Gaud, Judy Li, Patina K. Mendez, Tamara D. Sluss, Marcelo Ardon-Sayao, and Krista A. Capps

Oral Presentation at the 12th International Congress on the Biology of Fish, Bi-annual Meeting, Christopher P. Cutler

“Work in Progress” seminar, Christopher P. Cutler

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Phenological Impacts on Litter Interception in a Pinus elliottii Stand, Southeastern US, Michael Dibble, John T. Van Stan, Philine Bogeholz, Zachary Norman, and Miriam Coenders-Gerrits

Connecting Fraction Manipulatives to Context, Heidi Eisenreich

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Parent Workshops on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grade Whole Number Operation Tasks, Heidi Eisenreich

What Have I Done? Connecting Fraction Manipulatives to Context, Heidi Eisenreich

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Parent Workshops Focused on Mathematics Knowledge for Parenting (MKP): Shifting Beliefs About Learning Mathematics, Heidi Eisenreich and Janet Andreasen

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Helping Preservice Teachers Make Sense of Whole Number Concepts and Operations: Working in Base 8, Heidi Eisenreich, Janet Andreasen, and Katie Harshman

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Hybridization and Replacement of Roanoke Bass (Ambloplites cavifrons) with Invasive Rock Bass (A. rupestris) in Virginia: How Big is the Problem?, Jackman C. Eschenroeder and James Henry Roberts

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Hybridization and Replacement of Roanoke Bass with Invasive Rock Bass in Virginia: A Genetic Analysis of the Problem, Jackman C. Eschenroeder and James Henry Roberts

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Home Ranges and Burrow Activity of Peromyscus polionotus in Southeastern Georgia, Emily H. Evans and J. Michelle Cawthorn

"You’re Out of Your Place:" The Racial Politics of Orange Crush on Tybee Island, Georgia, Jeffrey Finney and Amy E. Potter

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Gorenstein Projective (Pre)Covers, Michael J. Fox

An Introductory Biology Laboratory on Form and Function Using Hammerhead Sharks, A. Francis, J. Hodgson, and Aaron W. Schrey

Vector Preferences and Host Defenses in the West Nile Virus System. Can Avian Stress Hormones Promote Zoonotic Disease Spread?, S. S. Gervasi, S. Burgan, N. D. Burkett-Cadena, Aaron W. Schrey, H. Hassan, T. Unnasch, and Lynn Martin

The Role of Stress Hormones on Avian Competence to Transmit West Nile Virus, S. S. Gervasi, S. Burgan, N. D. Burkett-Cadena, Aaron W. Schrey, H. Hassan, T. R. Unnasch, and L. B. Martin

The Role of Stress Hormones on Avian Host Competence for West Nile Virus, S. S. Gervasi, N. D. Burkett-Cadena, S. Burgan, Aaron W. Schrey, T. R. Unnasch, and L. B. Martin

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Plane Binary Trees and Superpatterns for Layered Permutations, Daniel Gray

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Geochemical Characterization of a Surficial Aquifer Near the Ogeechee River, Georgia, Daniel X. Gray and Jacque L. Kelly

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l-Connectivity and l-Edge-Connectivity of Random Graphs, Ran Gu, Xiaofeng Gu, Yongtang Shi, and Hua Wang

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Making Sense of Quadratic Equations, Erhan Haciomeroglu, Heidi Eisenreich, and Aline Abassian

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Preservice Teachers’ Acceptance of Number Concepts Instruction in Base 8, Katie Harshman and Heidi Eisenreich

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Sharp Condition on Global Well-Posedness for Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations With Rotation, Yi Hu, Nyla Basharat, and Shijun Zheng

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Fourier Restriction and Exponential Sum Estimates, Yi Hu and Xiaochun Li

Totally Acyclic Complexes, Alina Iacob

Spatial and Diurnal Patterns in Plant and Leaf Morphology and Physiology for the Coastal Sand Dune Shrub Croton punctatus Jacq., Heather M. Joesting, Savannah D. Chiarello, and E. Medrano

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Groundwater and Electrical Resistivity Surveys of Marsh Dieback Locations in Coastal Georgia, Jacque L. Kelly, Christine M. Hladik, and Quincy T. Tom-Jack

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Polynomial Approximation on a Sparse Grid, Scott N. Kersey

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Solving Inequality Constrained Spline Optimization Problems, Scott N. Kersey and Joshua A. Holloway

Epigenetic Regulation of Toll-Like Receptor 4 (TLR-4) Expression as a Facilitator of Invasiveness in Kenyan House Sparrows (Passer domesticus), H. J. Kilvitis, Aaron W. Schrey, and L. B. Martin

Submicron Surface Plasmon Biosensors for Glucose Concentration Assessment, Susan B. Klein, Nazanin Mosavian, John Jenkins, Jonathan D. Vo, Dragos Amarie, and James A. Glazier

Comparison of Benthic Macroinvertebrates Colonizing Three Types of Passive Samplers for Non-Wadeable Streams, Kelsey A. Laymon, Damon L. Mullis, Jose Checo Colón-Gaud, Chalisa Nestell, Jason Moak, and Oscar P. Flite III

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A One-Step Per Iteration Full-Newton-Step Infeasible Interior-Point Method for LCP, Goran Lesaja

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A Second Order Cone Formulation of Continuous CTA Model, Goran Lesaja

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Full-Newton-Step Infeasible Interior-Point Method for LCP That Requires Only One Step Per Iteration, Goran Lesaja

Teaching for Higher Levels of Thinking: Developing Quantitative and Analytical Skills in Undergraduate Science Courses, Timothy Leslie, Ana Porzecanski, Adriana Bravo, Eleanor Sterling, Nora Bynum, and J. Michelle Cawthorn

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Macroinvertebrate Community Structure Along a ~200-km Stretch of the Ogeechee River, Allison K. Lutz and Jose Checo Colón-Gaud

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Consumer Community Structure Along a ~200-km Stretch of the Ogeechee River, Allison K. Lutz, Thomas Kuhn, Jose Checo Colón-Gaud, James Henry Roberts, and Stephen P. Vives

Teaching with Technology: GeoGebra Explorations, Bhesh R. Mainali and Heidi Eisenreich

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A Functional Role for Bipedal Locomotion in Lizards, Lance D. McBrayer

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Population Ecology of the Florida Scrub Lizard in Scrub and Longleaf Pine Habitats, Lance D. McBrayer, Matthew D. Kaunert, and Seth Parker

Investigating Spatial and Diurnal Patterns for the Sand Dune Shrub Croton punctatus in Georgia, E. Medrano, Savannah D. Chiarello, and Heather M. Joesting

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Landscape Genetics of Raccoons (Procyon lotor) in a Naturally Fragmented Coastal Landscape, Nancy D. Moncrief, James Henry Roberts, Eric M. Hallerman, Ronald A. Van Den Bussche, and Raymond D. Dueser

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Spectral Asymptotics of One-Dimensional Fractal Laplacians in the Absence of Second-Order Identities, Sze-Man Ngai

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The Multifractal Formalism and Spectral Asymptotics of Self-Similar Measures With Overlaps, Sze-Man Ngai

Wave Propagation Speed on Fractals, Sze-Man Ngai

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Wave Propagation Speed on Fractals, Sze-Man Ngai

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Using Formative Assessment with Pre-Service Teachers to Develop a Conceptual Knowledge of “Arithmetic & Algebraic” Fractions and Operations, Ha Nguyen

Name That Fraction!, Ha Nguyen and Joy W. Darley

The Fraction Dilemma: The Ambiguous Whole, Ha Nguyen and Joy W. Darley

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The Burr XII-Weibull Poisson Distribution: Theory and Applications, Broderick O. Oluyede

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A New Class of Distributions for Survival and Lifetime Data Analysis: Theory and Applications, Broderick O. Oluyede, Baitshephi Mashabe, Adeniyi F. Fagbamigbe, and Shujiao Huang

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Pre-Service Teachers’ Implementation of Physical and Virtual Manipulatives, Enrique Ortiz, Heidi Eisenreich, and Laura Tapp

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Misrepresentations of Haiti in American Media, Amy E. Potter

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SAGE 1: The Role of Geography in Nexus Thinking: Becoming Institutional and Community Leaders While Defending the Discipline!, Amy E. Potter

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SAGE 2: "All By Myself:" Making the Most As A Stand-Alone Geographer, Amy E. Potter

In Search of a Symbiotic Relationship Between Tourism and the Savannah Low Country: Making Mountains Out of Marsh Grass, Amy E. Potter, Dydia DeLyser, and Rebecca Saunders

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“Wade in the Water Children”: Racial Tensions on Tybee Island, Georgia from Civil Rights to Orange Crush, Amy E. Potter and Jeffrey R. Finney

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Bacterial Flux by Net Precipitation from the Phyllosphere to the Forest Floor, Preston Pound, John T. Van Stan, Leslie Dean Moore, and Thais Bittar

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Alignment of Lecture and Lab in Introductory Microbiology and Biology Courses: Analysis of Current Practices, Andrea Rediske, Malcolm Butler, Stephen Sivo, Morgan McAfee, and Heidi Eisenreich

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Attitudes of Instructors Towards the Importance and Necessity of Alignment of Topics in Lecture and Lab in Introductory Microbiology and Biology Courses, Andrea Rediske, Morgan McAfee, Heidi Eisenreich, Stephen Sivo, and Malcolm Butler