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Coyote predation on the Rio Grande wild turkey in the Texas Panhandle and Southwestern Kansas
(Texas Tech University, 2005-08)
From January 2000 to August 2004, we collected data on Rio Grande wild turkey (Meleagris gallapavo intermedia) survival, cause-specific mortality, movements, habitat use, roost use, and nesting at 4 study sites (3 in the ...
Image resizing with maximum entropy algorithm
Subsampling technologies are frequently applied to resize digital images into a lower resolution for the purpose of preservation and transmission for photography, scientific analysis, and Internet applications. Image ...
A new approach of genetic-based EM algorithm for mixture models
Finite mixture models have been receiving an important attention over the years in practical and theoretical point of view, but it is still challenging task to estimate a reasonable estimator based on the maximum likelihood ...
Laboratory simulation of multiple sources of motor vehicle radio interference
(Texas Tech University, 2000-08)
Back in the 1930s some engineers recognized that RFI (radio frequency interference) could be a nuisance. After years, with advancing technology, it turned into an even greater problem especially with the advent of high-tech ...
Freedom of conscience in John H. Newman and Miquel De Unamuno
(Texas Tech University, 2003-08)
Deals with the issue of freedom of conscience in two of its principal advocates in the modem English and Spanish-speaking worlds, John Henry Newman and Miguel de Unamuno. Seemingly strange bedfellows, in their respective ...
Improving situation awareness and performance of flight students by conceptual and procedural training
(Texas Tech University, 2009-05)
Learning to fly an airplane requires both precise motor skill development and higher order cognitive skill development. Because both of these skills need to be learned in aviation, a training curriculum should be developed ...
On-board hydrogen production for fuel cell vehicles via a membrane separator and an externally-fired methanol reformer
(Texas Tech University, 2004-05)
Many options exist for on-board hydrogen production from liquid fuels for fuel cell powered vehicles. This paper reports on design and construction of an on-board system for hydrogen production from methanol. Methanol ...
Valuing fed cattle carcass characteristics
(Texas Tech University, 2002-12)
Reproductive and developmental toxicity of highly energetic compounds in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
(Texas Tech University, 2006-08)
There has been growing concern in recent years about a variety of toxicants, some of which are highly energetic in nature, that can affect human and ecosystem health. Highly energetic compounds such as perchlorate and ...
U.S. college students' organic food consumption behavior
(Texas Tech University, 2007-12)
As the organic market continues to grow, interest in United States (U.S.) consumers' organic food purchasing and consumption behavior have emerged as essential research topics. The aim of the present study was to obtain ...