Shayna T. Blum: Design Research, 2019 Xavier University of Louisiana
Shayna T. Blum: Design Research, Shayna Blum
No abstract provided.
The Age Of The Library, 2019 Seattle Pacific University
The Age Of The Library, Michael J. Paulus Jr.
Michael J. Paulus, Jr.
Returns On Library Investment: A Study Of The Leading Engineering And Technology Institutes In India, 2019 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, India
Returns On Library Investment: A Study Of The Leading Engineering And Technology Institutes In India, Shivendra Singh, Ramesh Pandita Mr.
Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
The study is based on the secondary data compiled by the Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Govt., of India for the period 2012-13, 2013-14 & 2014-15 and was released as the ranking list of Institutes of Engineering and Technology in India for the year 2016. The study aims to assess the Returns on Investment (ROI) of the twenty leading libraries of the Institutes of Engineering and Technology in India in the form of institutional research output. An attempted has also been made to rank the each individual library on the basis of seven different parameters chosen for the study and worked ...
Pulling It All Together: Managing The Syriac Galen Palimpsest Project, 2019 R.B. Toth Associates
Pulling It All Together: Managing The Syriac Galen Palimpsest Project, Michael Toth
During a two-year period, from 2009 to 2010, a multidisciplinary team conducted multispectral imaging, digital processing and data management of the Syriac Galen Palimpsest. This contractor-led team applied the turnkey multispectral imaging techniques developed in earlier advanced imaging projects to this palimpsest. This required new management techniques and work processes to provide useful results efficiently and quickly, while minimizing risk. In the initial risk-mitigation study phase, the team first imaged several leaves of the bound SGP in 2009 to characterize the imaging and processing challenges. Building on the findings from this first phase, they then imaged all the disbound leaves ...
Difference Between Current High-Speed Connectivity-4g And Coming High-Speed Connectivity-5g
Assessment And Support For Basic Computer Skills At Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions In California, 2019 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Assessment And Support For Basic Computer Skills At Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions In California, Jason Wayne Hough
Theses and Dissertations
This cross-sectional survey study was conducted to determine if California community colleges designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) assess incoming students for basic computer skills, provide learning support for these skills, as well as assess the attitude of administrators towards basic computer skills of incoming students. Prior published research documented the false assumption in higher education incoming students are “digital natives”, capable of effectively using technology expected on college campuses; however, there was no research focused on community colleges designated as HSIs. The study adds to the body of literature about the assessment of and support for basic computer skills ...
Public Utilities' Disaster Response And Management Plans: An Evaluation Of National Grid And New York State Electric & Gas, 2019 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College
Public Utilities' Disaster Response And Management Plans: An Evaluation Of National Grid And New York State Electric & Gas, Taylor N. Vishion
Public Administration Master’s Projects
Societal dependence on electricity has rapidly increased as technological advancement has occurred, thus requiring electric utilities to advance their emergency response and repair procedures. Disaster management and response is a relatively new field for electric utilities, and despite the adoption of the Incident Command System created by FEMA, there are still opportunities for all utilities to improve. This project aims to assess the disaster response and management procedures of National Grid U.S. and NYSEG and identify opportunities for improvement. This study interviewed emergency management professionals experienced with electric utilities and found both National Grid U.S. and NYSEG can ...
Ethical Problems With Plastic In The Ocean, 2019 Dominican University of California
Ethical Problems With Plastic In The Ocean, Brennan Cotter
Senior Theses and Capstone Projects
In the year 2018 this paper argues that plastic use and waste is destroying our oceans and that we should address the problem by fully adopting the principle and practices of sustainability. The first section outlines the advent of our plastic disposable culture. The second section gives evidence of how plastic waste is negatively affecting marine life. The third section draws from literature in environmental philosophy to develop the concept of sustainability, and the concluding section outlines several steps we can take as individuals and nations to practice sustainability.
The Crusader And The Dictator: An Exploration Of Ideology And Neurodivergence In Contemporary Technology Practice, 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
The Crusader And The Dictator: An Exploration Of Ideology And Neurodivergence In Contemporary Technology Practice, David J. Williams
All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
A common theme in public discourse is the recognition that technology in general, and digital technology specifically, has an enormous impact on the everyday lives of people from all walks of modern life, in almost every corner of the globe. This thesis interrogates the connection between neurodivergence—the presence of neurological variations considered outside the cognitive norm— and individualistic ideology within the information technology industries. Through the biographies, substantial record of activities, public statements, and writings surrounding two influential figures in the contemporary practice of computer science, Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds, it conducts an investigation into this convergence and ...
The Art Of Repression: Digital Dissent And Power Consolidation In El-Sisi’S Egypt, 2019 College of William and Mary
The Art Of Repression: Digital Dissent And Power Consolidation In El-Sisi’S Egypt, Wesley Garner
Undergraduate Honors Theses
Imprecise measurement tools impede the study of protest mobilization. Mobilization proxies, such as counting protesters and protest events, result in significant outliers and variance while ignoring sociocultural, cybernetic, economic, legal, and other features that relevant academic literature considers essential to understanding mobilization dynamics. Without accurate empirical models, researchers’ and policymakers’ investigations of autocratic repression have little explanatory power. This thesis proposes a methodological addition to the mobilization literature: Two three-level scales distinguish an event’s potential to attract an audience from the protest’s actual output relative to similar episodes. I employ the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED ...
Myth Or Fact: Is Open Source Software More Secure Than Closed Source Software?, 2019 University of Wollongong
Myth Or Fact: Is Open Source Software More Secure Than Closed Source Software?, Daniel Saffioti, Gene Awyzio, Robert B. K. Brown
Associate Professor Daniel F. Saffioti
This paper examines one aspect of quality that organizations look for when selecting software, namely security. Studies over time have indicated that security; scalability, interoperability and flexibility are important however the major issue has always been support. This has led to the sometimes inflexible concept of Standard Operating Environments (SOEs) within organisations. Whilst SOEs provide many benefits to an organisation they can leave them vulnerable to several large security risks. CERT statistics show that security incidents have increased six fold since 2000 . This paper will examine trends in both open and closed software development for a number of platforms ...
The Controversial F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: America's Most Expensive Weapons System And Its Global Impact, Bert Chapman
Libraries Faculty and Staff Creative Materials
Presentation describing my 2019 Palgrave Macmillan book Global Defense Procurement and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. It describes this aircraft and places particular emphasis on the government information resources from multiple countries used in writing this book.
Adventures In Conference Planning – University Of Maine Ptrc Celebrates 25 Years, 2019 University of Maine
Adventures In Conference Planning – University Of Maine Ptrc Celebrates 25 Years, Rachel A. Knapp
Journal of the Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association
The challenges and rewards of conference planning come into focus when one librarian organizes the 25th anniversary celebrations for the University of Maine's Patent and Trademark Resource Center.
A Few Words And A Brief Recap Of The Jptrca’S Journey, 2019 New Mexico State University
A Few Words And A Brief Recap Of The Jptrca’S Journey, David R. Irvin
Journal of the Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association
The Journal of the Patent and Trademark Resource Center has transitioned to TigerPrints at Clemson University. Here we offer some insight about why the Publications Committee recommended the move.
The Pedagogy Of Design And Technology At Xavier University Of Louisiana, New Orleans, 2019 Xavier University of Louisiana
The Pedagogy Of Design And Technology At Xavier University Of Louisiana, New Orleans, Shayna Tova Blum
Faculty and Staff Publications
Abstract. Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a Historically Black University (HBCU), the university serves a diverse community of students in which many are first-generation, college graduates. Students enrolled in Design courses at XULA are studying in Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Art programs and majoring in subjects such as Computer Science, Physics, Mass Communication, Art, Business, and Science. The interdisciplinary student environment offers a unique opportunity for collaboration and peer learning, whereby students are able to share diverse perspectives on a topic by relating ...
Virtual Lucidity: A Media Archaeology Of Dream Hacking Wearables, 2019 University of Jyväskylä
Virtual Lucidity: A Media Archaeology Of Dream Hacking Wearables, Aleena Chia
In 2014, engineers and entrepreneurs began meeting up in San Francisco to explore how virtual reality and lucid dreaming headsets using electroencephalography and other kinds of biofeedback could stimulate altered mental states. They called these practices “consciousness hacking” and referred to research, financing, and design efforts around these wearables as a movement. Unlike Quantified Self practitioners who combine bodily self-tracking and population analytics to optimize health and productivity, these hackers prod their bodies to gain immediacy to their consciousness. By turning perception inward, they attempt to displace the mediation of technologies. They believe hacking the mind through data-driven stimulation can ...
A Voice Of Process: Re-Presencing The Gendered Labor Of Apollo Innovation, 2019 University of Washington
A Voice Of Process: Re-Presencing The Gendered Labor Of Apollo Innovation, Samantha Shorey, Daniela K. Rosner
From Ada Lovelace to Margaret Hamilton, retelling the stories of previously unrecognized women can broaden histories of technology and challenge the dominant imaginary of innovation today. These figures remind us that women can be—and always have been—part of computing. Yet, their significant accomplishments represent a small fraction of women’s contributions to technology. Women, and especially working class women of color, have consistently done the work just below the surface of discovery. However, the data comprising their experiences remains thin, keeping those figures on the scientific margins. This essay explores how communication studies can integrate expanded methods of ...
The Unfree Space Of Play: Emergence And Control In The Videogame And The Platform, 2019 Indiana University, Bloomington
The Unfree Space Of Play: Emergence And Control In The Videogame And The Platform, Logan Brown
Markets, Globalization & Development Review
This article attempts to understand the economic and informatic ramifications of the convergence between increasingly connective games and massive online platforms by considering recent trends in both that center around designing for emergence. Scholarship on emergence as a property of games overwhelmingly treats emergent design as a liberating force that privileges player agency in a virtual space. Yet, as games fuse with surrounding platform ecosystems like Steam, Facebook, and Google, those emergent behaviors are subject to vast systems of inscription that analyze user behavior in order to reshape the free space of emergence and extract greater social and financial capital ...
Poster: Image Disguising For Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning, 2019 Wright State University - Main Campus
Poster: Image Disguising For Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning, Sagar Sharma, Keke Chen
No abstract provided.
Towards Practical Privacy-Preserving Analytics For Iot And Cloud Based Healthcare Systems, 2019 Wright State University - Main Campus
Towards Practical Privacy-Preserving Analytics For Iot And Cloud Based Healthcare Systems, Sagar Sharma, Keke Chen, Amit P. Sheth
Modern healthcare systems now rely on advanced computing methods and technologies, such as IoT devices and clouds, to collect and analyze personal health data at unprecedented scale and depth. Patients, doctors, healthcare providers, and researchers depend on analytical models derived from such data sources to remotely monitor patients, early-diagnose diseases, and find personalized treatments and medications. However, without appropriate privacy protection, conducting data analytics becomes a source of privacy nightmare. In this paper, we present the research challenges in developing practical privacy-preserving analytics in healthcare information systems. The study is based on kHealth - a personalized digital healthcare information system that ...