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  • Scale implications for confidence elicitation 

    Schultz, Tara (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Confidence judgments are important in applications such as medical diagnosis and eyewitness identification, where we are interested in a person's certainty of making the correct choice. A common finding in confidence ...
  • Selections from J.S. Bach's violin partita no. 1 in B minor, performed on marimba 

    Karnes, Benjamin (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    This performance will feature three movements of J.S. Bach's Violin Partita No 1 in B minor, that the performer has adapted for marimba, an instrument, which has its origins in traditional African and Latin American music. ...
  • Signs and wonders: evangelist symbols and the development of early Christian orthodoxy 

    Harries, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    The early development of evangelist symbols is a subject that raises interesting points about the maturation of Christian iconography in the late antique and early medieval periods. Regarding this topic, it is important ...
  • SPH -- Lagrangian study of bird impact on leading edge wing 

    Guida, M.; Marulo, F.; Meo, M.; Grimaldi, A.; Olivares, G. (Elsevier, 2011-02)
    Results from the experimental tests are given so that they can be used to validate numerical models and promote the use of the numerical tools in aircraft design and certification process. The explicit finite element ...
  • Spirituality/Religiousness and the general well-being of older adults 

    McCoy, Susan P. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    Spirituality is an important resource for older adults in terms of an intra-psychic means of coping and adaptation with issues of daily life, loss, and death. However, little is known about impact of spirituality/religiousness ...
  • Structure and fragmentation behavior of metal-cationized phosphopeptides 

    Young, Sarah; Molesworth, Samuel; Dain, Ryan P.; Oomens, Jos; Steill, Jeffrey D.; Groenewold, Gary S.; Van Stipdonk, Michael J. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    In this study the metal-binding tendency and fragmentation patterns of phosphoserine and a series of model phosphopeptides was investigated. The goal was to elucidate the fragmentation patterns for the phosphopeptides, and ...
  • Students’ use of an objective protocol to measure swallowing: accuracy and implications 

    Bragg, Cliff (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Inter-rater reliability remains disappointingly low when clinicians evaluate filmed evaluations of persons with swallowing disorders. To address this concern, investigators have developed two protocols - one which measures ...
  • Supramolecular Mg phthalocyanine – fullerene and Mg naphthalocyanine – fullerene 

    Jacobs, Rachel (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Photosynthesis, the process of converting light energy into chemical energy, involves two major steps, viz., absorption and transportation of light energy of appropriate wavelength by the antenna light harvesting molecules ...
  • Synthesis of a new class of cationic water soluble porphyrins 

    Reine, Nola (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    In recent years water soluble cationic porphyrins have gained increased attention based on their wide range of applications that include telomerase inhibition, DNA binding, and cleavage, photodynamic therapy of cancer, ...
  • Tongue motion during speech in persons with Parkinson's disease: Effects of speech modifications 

    Nemeth, Chelsea (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Purpose: Parkinson's disease (PD) affects the ability to produce intelligible speech. Although speech characteristics of persons with PD are well-described in the literature (i.e., a soft-spoken voice, reduced speech ...
  • The true "Solomon": the ecclesiastical and political personas of Saint‐King Louis IX 

    Kramer, Sean (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    In this project, I proposed to ascertain the relationship between the ecclesiastical nature of Saint Louis (King Louis IX of France) and his role as a political figure in history. I accomplished this through in depth ...
  • Urban higher education -- Investing in Kansas: Strategic report to the Kansas Board of Regents 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and VPAAR, 2007-08)
  • The use of neural network and discrete Fourier transform for real-time evaluation of friction stir welding 

    Boldsaikhan, Enkhsaikhan; Corwin, Edward M.; Logar, Antonette M.; Arbegast, William J. (Elsevier, 2011-12)
    This paper introduces a novel real-time approach to detecting wormhole defects in friction stir welding in a nondestructive manner. The approach is to evaluate feedback forces provided by the welding process using the ...
  • Velocities 

    Mikelait, Joe (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Velocities is a solo marimba piece written by Joseph Schwantner. It will be me playing a four mallet solo for marimba, expressing the thoughts and emotions Schwantner wrote. It has a variety of different musical themes ...
  • Virtuosity and beauty 

    Chippeaux, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Instrumental music is a form of communication that can communicate with all people no matter what their language. But just like learning a new language, mastering the skill of an instrument takes years of practice to gain ...
  • Will depreciation of the dollar decrease the U.S. trade deficit? 

    Freeman, Robert (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Using data on exchange rates, imports and exports, income, and relative price between the US and its major trade partners, I applied regression analysis to determine whether there is a connection between a weakening of the ...
  • Will depreciation of the dollar decrease the US trade deficit with China? 

    Freeman, Robert (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Using data on exchange rates, Chinese imports and exports, Chinese income, and relative price between the US and China, I applied regression analysis to determine whether there is a connection between a weakening of the ...
  • A world apart: bullying in a middle school culture 

    Rodriguez, Rebecca (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    As adolescents have peer-to-peer contacts, the perceptions and lived experiences of healthy inter-personal relationships vary between adults, including parents and educators, and the youths themselves. Relational discrepancy ...