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Back to reality: A study of reality television tourism
With movies and television providing entertainment in almost every American household, reality programming has become an integral part of the marketing industry today. This form of entertainment has influenced viewers and ...
Under construction: An autoethnogrpahic study of a novice teacher and her professor
Through this autoethnographic study, I sought to better understand how a novice teacher’s life experiences, both past and present, informed her teaching practices in a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom and ...
The impact of motivation–experience congruence
Volunteers play a vital role in helping nonprofit organizations operate and achieve success. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to investigate factors that might contribute to developing strong organization–volunteer ...
Multivariate extension to the exponentiated weibull distribution with analysis of confidence regions
In many situations, it is of interest to construct a parametric model for a collection of dependent random variables that are not necessarily Gaussian. Methods of constructing multivariate models using both a ...
Effect of different dietary amino acids and zinc amino acid chelates on the performance, gut morphology, immune response,and meat quality of broiler chicks
Dr. Leslie D. Thompson, Dr. Sung Woo Kim, Dr. Christine Z. Alvarado, Dr. Samuel P. Jackson, Dr. Anoosh Rakhshandeh; firstname.lastname@example.org
Evaluation of objective beef juiciness measurments techniques and their relationship to subjective taste panel juiciness ratings
The objectives of this study were to develop an objective juiciness measurement technique that could be used simultaneously with current objective tenderness evaluation procedures and evaluate juiciness differences in ...
Expressionism in adaptive reuse
Modernism is a theory exploring the expression of modem materials. Expressionism is characterized as being a part of this theory by challenging the capabilities of structural materials. This theory identifies characteristics ...
Parameter analysis of multi class support vector machine for classifying rRNA from bacterial taxonomy
Support Vector Machines (SVMs), one of the new techniques for classifications, have been widely used in many application areas. And multiclass SVMs have been popular recently. The algorithm for SVMs is sensitive to the ...
The relationship between self-harm and college students
Self-harm within the college population has been growing over the last few decades, as more students are coming to college with diagnosed mental illnesses. Many studies have examined self-harm behaviors among clinical and ...
Predicting species richness Ppatterns in the Chihuahuan Desert: A GIS analysis of spatial and ecological data
(Texas Tech University, 2005-08)
ABSTRACT The Chihuahuan Desert is the largest North American Desert measuring more than 200,000 square miles. Its location crossing the US-Mexico border makes the desert and its resources of international importance. ...