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    • BESS scores observed in real time versus with slow-motion video recording 

      Stern, Danielle C.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
      The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
    • Best effort query answering for mediators with union views 

      Papri, Rowshon Jahan (Wichita State University, 2011-07)
      Consider an SQL query that involves joins of several relations, optionally followed by selections and/or projections. It can be represented by a conjunctive datalog query Q without negation or arithmetic subgoals. We ...
    • Beyond just safety: Delay-aware security monitoring for real-time control systems 

      Hasan, Monowar; Mohan, Sibin; Bobba, Rakesh B.; Pellizzoni, Rodolfo (Association for Computing Machinery, 2022-07-01)
      Modern embedded real-time systems (RTS) are increasingly facing more security threats than the past. A simplistic straightforward integration of security mechanisms might not be able to guarantee the safety and predictability ...
    • Bias of facial analysis at NIR spectrum 

      Neas, Brian (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
      This paper investigates the effectiveness of using NIR images to mitigate bias in facial recognition and gender classification systems. Two datasets, CASIA-Africa and Notre Dame (ND-VIL) were combined to create a dataset ...
    • Bidirectional leaf trajectory optimization approaches for dynamic delivery of intensity-modulated radiotherapy plans 

      Mirzapourrezaei, Seyedali; Salari, Ehsan (WILEY, 2017-06-14)
      Purpose: Traditionally, unidirectional leaf-sweeping schemes have beenused for dynamic deliver y of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) plans.This research investigates the potential benefits of bidirectional ...
    • Big bang, small bucks; effective use of low-cost CAD packages 

      Pendse, Ravi; Johnson, Everett L. (IEEE, 1996-11-06)
      At Wichita State University the authors have implemented an undergraduate three-course sequence in digital system design and computer architecture. Key to the success of these courses are two inexpensive yet very effective ...
    • Bio-functional nano-coatings on metallic biomaterials 

      Mahapatro, Anil (Elsevier B.V., 2015-10-01)
      Metals and their alloys have been widely used in all aspects of science, engineering and medicine. Metals in biomedical devices are used due to their inertness and structural functions. They are generally preferred over ...
    • Bio-inspired artificial muscle structure for integrated sensing and actuation 

      Ye, Zhihang; Faisal, Md. Shahnewaz Sabit; Asmatulu, Ramazan; Chen, Zheng (SPIE, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2015-04-01)
      In this paper, a novel artificial muscle/tendon structure is developed for achieving bio-inspired actuation and self-sensing. The hybrid structure consists of a dielectric elastomer (DE) material connected with carbon ...
    • Bio-inspired robotic fish propelled by multiple artificial fins 

      Hou, Piqi; Ye, Zhihang; Chen, Zheng (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2017)
      With advances in actuation and sensing, smart materials has drawn a growing attention from researchers in under water robotic fish. In this paper, a compact, noiseless, and untethered biomimetic robotic fish propelled by ...
    • Bio-thermal battery for ICDs 

      Moontasir, Hanief; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2006-04-28)
    • Biocompatibility and biofunctionality evaluations of metallic scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 

      Hlaing, Hay Mar (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
      Bone grafting has been widely and successfully used in biomedical fields. Current methods of bone grafting that have been used in medical fields are autografting, allografting, and xenografting but there is a limitation ...
    • Biodegradable nanoparticles are excellent vehicle for site directed in-vivo delivery of drugs and vaccines 

      Mahapatro, Anil; Singh, Dinesh K. (BioMed Central, 2011-11)
      Biodegradable nanoparticles (NPs) are gaining increased attention for their ability to serve as a viable carrier for site specific delivery of vaccines, genes, drugs and other biomolecules in the body. They offer enhanced ...
    • Biodynamic modeling of a pedestrian impact with a rigid frontal guard of a utility vehicle 

      Moradi, Rasoul; Thorbole, Chandrashekhar K.; McCoy, Michael; Lankarani, Hamid M. (AMER SOC MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, 2012)
      Accident data reveals that in most pedestrian accidents, the pedestrian head and lower extremity are vulnerable to serious injuries. The vehicle front geometry profile as well as the impact speed are important factors ...
    • Bioengineering applications of lithium batteries 

      Alavi-Soltani, Seyed R.; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2006-04-28)
    • Biogas derived from municipal solid waste to generate electrical power through solid oxide fuel cells 

      Moulod, Mohammad; Jalali, Ahvand; Asmatulu, Ramazan (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016-12)
      Depleting fossil fuels and the pollution resulting from their consumption indicate an urgent need for clean and dependable alternatives such as renewable energies. Biomass is a free and abundant source of renewable energy. ...
    • Biokinetics of leg assisted human rolling 

      Agrawal, Rahul Omprakash; Hassan, Mahdi (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Rolling is a critical activity of daily living. It serves to increase comfort and prevent ischemic-associated injuries to the tissues, i.e., pressure sores. Individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), an inherited ...
    • Biologically motivated quantum neural networks 

      Steck, James E.; Behrman, Elizabeth C. (IEEE, 2017)
      This paper presents one step toward creating the building blocks for machine intelligence that is inspired by its biological equivalent. The authors' quantum learning methods (deep quantum learning) are applied to quantum ...
    • Biologically-guided radiotherapy treatment planning optimization 

      Adibi, Ali (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      According to the American Cancer Society, each year around 1.6 million new cancer cases are diagnosed in the United States. More than half of all cancer patients are treated using radiotherapy. The goal of radiotherapy is ...
    • Biomass as a renewable energy for providing drinking water using pellet fluidized bed 

      Moulod, Mohammad (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      As like as energy consumption, there is an increasing need for potable water and depletion of water resources are even more challenging than anticipated decrease in fossil fuel resources. Some water resources have unacceptable ...
    • Biomechanical effects of ankle sprain orthoses 

      Figueroa Reymundo, Pedro (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
      When treating grade III ankle sprains, patients are often instructed to immobilize the affected ligaments in order to allow reparative healing. However, signs of functional instability are apparent after long periods of ...