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    • D-Module and Exponential Polynomials 

      Berenstein, Carlos A. (1995)
      Lecture delivered at Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Symposium on Algebraic Analysis, July 1995. Explains the relationship between new kinds of D-modules and ideals of exponential polynomials.
    • D[Constructing Architecture] 

      King, Marques Gilbert (2014)
      Cites are in a constant state of flux. The progression of time through the centuries has yielded numerous examples of entire transformations of a given city's economic, environmental, social, and cultural structures which ...
    • da Vinci's Encephalogram: In search of significant brain signals 

      Ahmar, Nayef Elian (2005-12-15)
      Magnetoencephalography is a noninvasive tool that measures the magnetic activity of the brain. Its high temporal resolution makes it useful for studying auditory and speech models. However, it suffers from poor signal to ...
    • Dada Exhibitions: A Survey and Analysis 

      Grey, Emily Rachel (2006-12-09)
      Exhibitions are an ideal means by which to approach Dadaism from an international perspective, and to consider how dadaists sought to relate to their audience. This thesis argues that while each was unique in character, ...
    • Damage Detection in Fiber Reinforced Concrete with Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Testing 

      Hong, Rongjin (2012)
      In concrete, fatigue and freeze-thaw are associated with the progressive growth of internal microcracks. The Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity (UPV) technique, one of the most widely used Nondestructive Testing (NDT) methods, is ...
    • Damage Initiation and Evolution in Voided and Unvoided Lead Free Solder Joints Under Cyclic Thermo-Mechanical Loading 

      Jannesari Ladani, Leila (2007-02-05)
      The effect of process-induced voids on the durability of Sn-Pb and Pb-free solder interconnects in electronic products is not clearly understood and researchers have reported conflicting findings. Studies have shown that ...
    • Damage Precursor Based Structural Health Monitoring and Prognostic Framework Using Dynamic Bayesian Network 

      Rabiei, Elaheh (2016)
      Structural health monitoring (SHM), as an essential tool to ensure the health integrity of aging structures, mostly focus on monitoring conventional observable damage markers such as fatigue crack size. However, degradation ...
    • Damping Augmentation of Helicopter Rotors Using Magnetorheological Dampers 

      Zhao, Yongsheng (2003)
      This thesis describes an investigation exploring the use of magnetorheological (MR) dampers to augment the stability of helicopter rotors. Helicopters with advanced soft in-plane rotors are susceptible to ground resonance ...
    • dance and architecture:body, form, space and transformation 

      Nayak, Smritilekha (2008-10-07)
      The essence of a place is constantly affected by the cultural and traditional values that change and evolve through time. These changes take place due to changes in social, political, and religious behaviors and affect the ...
    • Dance Based Music on Piano 

      Kim, You Sang (2015)
      According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of dance is “to move your body in a way that goes with the rhythm and style of music that is being played.” As you can see in that definition, these two ...
    • Dancing the Archive: Rhythms of Change in Post-Volcano Identities on Montserrat, West Indies 

      Spanos, Kathleen Aurelia (2016)
      In this dissertation, I demonstrate how improvisations within the structures of performance during Montserrat’s annual festivals produce “rhythms of change” that contribute to the formation of cultural identities. Montserrat ...
    • Dans le fleuve de l'oubli: Journal de Catherine de Charrière de Sévery 

      Lanz, Anne-Marie (2008-05-02)
      The diary, as a first person literary genre, remains difficult to differentiate from its counterparts. The earliest diaries written in French date from the mid-eighteenth century when the concept of expression of the self ...
    • The Darcy Song and Other Stories 

      Ashlock, Jennifer (2005-05-15)
      The Darcy Song and Other Stories brings into focus a series of characters who find themselves in awkward, desperate points in their lives as a result of various brands of loss. They have each suffered a loss on some level: ...
    • The Darfur Crisis: African and American Public Opinion: African Public Says UN Has Right to Intervene to Stop Genocide; US Public Favors UN Intervention in Darfur 

      Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) (2005-06-29)
      While the leaders of African countries have shown strong resistance to non-African forces intervening in the crisis in Darfur, a GlobeScan poll finds that in eight African countries surveyed a majority (7 countries) or a ...
    • DARING TO THINK IS BEGINNING TO FIGHT: THE HISTORY OF MAGAZINE ALTERNATIVA—COLOMBIA, 1974-1980 

      Agudelo, Carlos G. (2007-06-12)
      This case study of alternative, radical journalism in Latin America during the 1970s, seeks to clarify and define the characteristics and limits of this model in concrete, specific historical circumstances. It traces the ...
    • The Dark and Baryonic Matter Content of Low Surface Brightness Galaxies 

      de Blok, W.J.G.; McGaugh, S.S. (Blackwell, 1997)
      We present mass models of a sample of 19 low surface brightness (LSB) galaxies and compare the properties of their constituent mass components with those of a sample of high surface brightness (HSB) galaxies. We find ...
    • The Dark Internet: An Exploration of Culture and User Experience 

      Foust, Jeremy; Ghee, Chariah; Hartung, Matthew; Hynes, Kathleen; Li, Chong; Mandrich, Patricia; McMaster, Kymberlee; Reibel, Jared; Tadlock, Kamilah (2017)
      Our research sought to investigate the culture of the Dark Internet through a combination of cultural analysis and experiential learning. We split our research into three major portions: analysis of culture of the Dark ...
    • Dark Matter: Poems 

      Halovanic, Maria (2003-12-12)
      Framed between the first poem, which recreates a drowning experience, and the final poem, which looks at the internment of a body, this collection of poetry is my attempt at understanding life and death as a continuous ...
    • The Darkest Possibility and Other Stories 

      McMullin, Jordan (2006-05-30)
      The protagonists of these four short stories seem, at first glance, to have nothing in common -- a reclusive college student struggling to understand a suicide; a shy, fatherless boy stumbling through piano lessons; a drug ...
    • Data Access Scheduling in Firm Real-Time Database Systems 

      Haritsa, Jayant R.; Carey, Micheal J.; Livny, Miron (1992)
      A major challenge addressed by conventional database systems has been to efficiently implement the transaction model, which provides the properties of atomicity, serializability, and permanence. Real-time applications have ...