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Refining the semantics for epistemic logic programs
The primary goal of this dissertation is to present a new semantics for the language of Epistemic Specifications that accurately defines those models of associated programs that are to be considered as world views from the ...
Probabilistic extreme response analysis of large wind turbines to natural winds
With increases in size and flexibility of modern wind turbines, especially for offshore applications, an improved understanding and assessment of turbine performance under various wind conditions is increasingly important ...
Target Motion Discrimination with Model Retina and Cortex
Model of a turtle's visual cortex has been developed and successfully used to discriminate di fferent input stimuli to different locations of its lateral geniculate nucleus. Turtle's retina model also shown the capability ...
Modeling and prediction of wind power data
In a power system, supply and demand must be equal at all times. The wind power forecast accuracy is directly connected to the need for balancing energy and hence to the cost of wind power integration. Many ways are used ...
Exploring new product launch strategies in the pharmaceutical industry: A contingency approach
Despite the critical role that new products play, the firm’s product launch strategies have not been extensively studied in operations management and strategy research. This study attempts to direct attention of these ...
Exploring summer entry programs in Texas law schools
The exploration of Summer Entry Programs in Texas Law Schools provides qualitative research focusing on the law students and the manner that the SEP has dealt with the emerging American law school philosophy of helping ...
Perceptions of online swine auction websites: A qualitative study
The increasing use of Internet technologies has led to changes in how business is done. E-commerce is one area of growth that allows businesses to reach beyond any physical boundaries to find a larger group of consumers. ...
Understanding the surprising variation in storm charge structures on 4 June 2012 over West Texas
On the afternoon of 4 June 2012 several single and multicell storms developed within range of the West Texas Lightning Mapping Array (WTLMA). Some of these storms had anomalous charge structures (primarily positive charge ...
Effects of fibrolytic enzyme on ruminal fermentation characteristics of beef steers fed high and low quality growing diets
The effects of exogenous cellulases and xylanases (Trichoderma reesei) were evaluate in two studies: 1) in vitro true digestibility with several byproduct substrates; and 2) intake, digestibility, feeding behavior and ...
A longitudinal study of sibling relationship quality, well-being, and the impact of parental alcohol use
A Longitudinal Study of Sibling Relationship Quality, Well-Being, and the Impact of Parental Alcohol Use