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    • A novel approach to program assessment 

      Bocchi, Erica; Lee, Nathan; Sander, Teal (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Effective academic program review and quality improvement initiatives begin with a robust, systematic evaluation process. Integrating qualitative and quantitative data in program evaluation can yield insights that neither ...
    • A promising MALAB assisted image segmentation for detecting breast cancer 

      Mitra, Parthib; Chidella, Kishore K. (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women; about 1 in 8 (12%) women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime; and more dangerously, breast cancer is the second leading cause ...
    • A semantic knowledge engine using automated knowledge extraction from World Wide Web 

      Mabbu, Venkatesh (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      It becomes extremely difficult for the existing search engines (such as Google) to crawl, index, rank, and manage huge amount of data and locate information while answering questions. Semantic web technology (such as Google ...
    • A summary of usage data for CL-415 aircraft in service with USFS 

      Bivens, Mason (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      United States Forest Service (USFS) uses a variety of aircraft for firefighting operations. In this study, flight data is analyzed for CL-415 aircraft, which were specifically designed for firefighting. A major operational ...
    • A support vector machine approach to identification of proteins relevant to learning in a mouse model of Down Syndrome 

      Eicher, Tara; Sinha, Kaushik (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      The drug memantine has been shown to improve learning ability in a Down Syndrome model of mice (Ts65Dn) exposed to Context Fear Conditioning (CFC), an existing technique for measuring the learning ability of normal mice ...
    • A synthetic model of the Nickel superoxide dismutase active site 

      Freige, Mackenzie (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an enzyme that facilitates the disproportionation of the superoxide ion (O2-) into molecular oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. In living organisms, the O2- radical is produced during cellular ...
    • A travelling salesman problem with limited resources: An optimization approach 

      Kookhahi, Elham (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
      In this paper, a mathematical model is developed to address two problems: the first problem is on healthcare delivery planning in which the objective is to diagnose and treat as many patients as possible by determining the ...
    • A travelling salesman problem with side constraints 

      Kookhahi, Elham (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
      The goal of this paper is to maximize the number of customers that can be served by a travelling salesman visiting a number of cities while having constraints on capacity, tour budget and tour time. In our model, we also ...
    • A usability and safety study of bone-conduction headphones during driving while listening to audiobooks 

      Granados, Jasmine A.; Hopper, Matthew (Wichita State University, 2018-04-27)
      Bone-conduction technology has been around since the 1800s but using this technology in headphones is relatively new. Bone-conduction transmits sound through the bones of the skull. This research compared the effect of ...
    • A year of pediatric prevention 

      Hildebrand, Bethany; Day, Jordan; West, Ronnie (Wichita State University, 2016-02-02)
      Unintentional injury remains the leading cause of death in children under 18 years of age in the United States. From 2003 to 2013, 93,941 unintentional deaths occurred in the pediatric population, not including the additional ...
    • A year of pediatric prevention 

      Hildebrand, Bethany; Day, Jordan; West, Ronnie (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Unintentional injury remains the leading cause of death in children under 18 years of age in the United States. From 2003 to 2013, 93,941 unintentional deaths occurred in the pediatric population, not including the additional ...
    • Above and beyond standardization: The role of communication and teamwork in patient handoffs 

      Fouquet, Sarah; Palmer, Evan M.; Keebler, Joseph R.; Lazzara, Elizabeth H.; Chan, Y. Raymond; Riss, Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
      Patient handoffs are the transition of patient care from one provider or group of providers to the next (Joint Commission, 2005). Handoffs are important, information rich communication events that are essential for maintaining ...
    • Accelerometer balance study 

      Jorgensen, David (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
      A recent application has been developed to use the tri-axial accelerometers to determine a person's balance. The application measures the person's accelerations at the chest level. Alternatively, some research literature ...
    • Accuracy of Moov Now™ exercise performance measures in recreational swimmers 

      Cossell, Alexus J.; Pfluger, Edward; Heppner, Megan (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
      INTRODUCTION: Wearable fitness technology has become an increasingly popular tool to measure activity levels and performance measures across multiple sports. As more users rely on these devices to measure and report activity, ...
    • Acomputational model of electroactive polymner assisted left ventricular contraction 

      Richardson, Alec (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) is classified as asymptomatic heart failure and is the most common cause of heart failure comprising about 60 percent of patients. LVSD is associated with reduced left ventricle ...
    • Acoustical properties of 3D printed functionally-graded porous structures with triply periodic minimal surfaces 

      Scroggins, Amanda; Wojciechowski, Brittany; Sample, Trenton (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      Structures with triply periodic minimal surfaces (TPMS) have recently been shown to possess attractive mechanical properties such as high stiffness-to-density and strength-to-density ratios. In this study, we investigate ...
    • The ACSM strategic health initiative on aging 

      Rogers, Michael E. (International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity, 2012-08)
      To enhance its activities related to physical activity and exercise in older adults, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) established the Strategic Health Initiative on Aging (SHI-A). This presentation will ...
    • Active wing shaping control of a morphing aircraft 

      Nobleheart, Wilfred (Wichita State University, 2014-02-13)
      This project performs the control system design of a passenger aircraft with highly flexible wings, being conceptualized by NASA. The flexible wings enable change of the wing twist and bending in flight so as to achieve ...
    • Acuity-based nurse-staffing strategies for inpatient settings using a stochastic modeling approach 

      Eimanzadeh, Parisa (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) projects a deficit of 36 percent of registered nurses nationwide by 2020. The national nurse shortage along with rising patient acuity levels have led to an increase ...
    • Acute effect of whole-body vibration on knee extensor strength 

      Swart, Brent (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of whole body vibration on knee extensor muscle strength. METHODS: Male college students (n=7) were recruited for the research study. Subjects performed baseline ...