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Submissions from 2016

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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

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, S. 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 J. 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, J. Checo Colón-Gaud, Judy Li, Patina K. Mendez, Tamara D. Sluss, Marcelo Ardon-Sayao, and Krista A. Capps

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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 A.M.J. 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 Abassiyan

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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, S. 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, J. 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 J. Checo Colón-Gaud

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Consumer Community Structure Along a ~200-km Stretch of the Ogeechee River, Allison K. Lutz, Thomas Kuhn, J. 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, S. 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

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Saltwater Intrusion Along Permeable Pathways in the Surficial Aquifer on St. Catherines Island, Georgia, James S. Reichard, Robert K. Vance, Brian K. Meyer, and Jacque L. Kelly

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Paleoecological Analyses of Modern and Ancient Barrier Island Sediments in Georgia, More Than 80,000 Years of Change and Modification, Fredrick J. Rich, Robert Kelly Vance, and Fredric L. Pirkle

How Molecular Genetic Tools Can Advance the Conservation of Fish and Wildlife Populations, James Henry Roberts

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Habitat Shapes Assemblage Composition, Production, and Food Web Structure of Shrimp Dominated Tropical Island Streams, Keysa G. Rosas, J. Checo Colón-Gaud, and Alonso Ramirez

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The Efficacy of Mammal Urine as a Lure in Camera Trapping Studies, Megan T. Sanders and J. Michelle Cawthorn

Ecological Epigenetics of Non-Model Organisms, Aaron W. Schrey

Epigenetics: A Mechanism for Rapid Adaptation and Response to Environmental Change, Aaron W. Schrey

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Growing Up in SFS: Instars Participation From Mentees to Mentors, Arial Shogren, Janet Hsiao, and J. Checo Colón-Gaud

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A Classical Q-Hypergeometric Approach to the A2^(2) Standard Modules, Andrew V. Sills

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Euler-Type Partition Recurrences, Andrew V. Sills

Genetic Population Structure and Genetic Diversity of Adult Channel (Ictalurus punctatus) and Blue (I. furcatus) Catfish in Two Large Midwestern Rivers, V. A. Sotola, Aaron W. Schrey, E. Bollinger, L. Frankland, and R. Colombo

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On Chaos Stabilization in Nonlinear Autonomous Discrete Dynamical Systems, Alexander M. Stokolos

On Chaos Stabilization in Nonlinear Autonomous Discrete Dynamical Systems, Alexander M. Stokolos

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On Some Applications of Complex Analysis in Non-Linear Dynamics, Alexander M. Stokolos