• Analysis of the enzymatic network 

    Mummaneni, Avanthi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    A biochemical network is very large, complex system with very diverse components. In order to study the behavior of networks, the first step is to study their architecture. Studying network architecture raises many basic ...
  • Channel modeling, estimation and equalization in wireless communication 

    Leong, Sang-Yick, 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Channel modeling, estimation and equalization are discussed throughout this dissertation. Relevant research topics are first studied at the beginning of each chapter and the new methods are proposed to improve the system ...
  • Counselor's multicultural competencies: from gender and ethnicity perspectives 

    Chao, Ruth Chu-lien (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Multicultural counseling competencies are stressed so as to maximize counseling efficacy. Previous research discovered how social desirability tends to confound counselors' self-perceived multicultural competence, which ...
  • Design of a single sided linear induction motor (SLIM) using a user interactive computer program 

    Bhamidi, Sarveswra Prasad (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    This project studies the design of SLIM, which can be used to power capsules in a pneumatic capsule pipeline (PCP) system. The design equations of the SLIM and the equivalent circuit model are studied and discussed in ...
  • Home schooling in the Show-me-State: a preliminary study of perceptions and academic performance 

    Ruhlander, Tanya, 1968- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    The purpose of this mixed methods case study was two-fold: first, in regards to home schooling, an exploratory study of analyzing educational policy and accountability second, the study will examine how home-school parents ...
  • Simulation and experimental study of the multichanneling rimfire gas switch 

    Kemp, Mark A., 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Since 1985, the Rimfire switch has been used extensively in accelerators at Sandia National Laboratories. Demands for increased future accelerator performance require improvements to the Rimfire switch. This thesis is both ...
  • Source localization using TDOA with erroneous receiver positions 

    Kovavisaruch, La-or (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Source localization has been an active research for several years. It has applications in many areas such as geolocation and mobile user location. Various methodologies have been proposed to passively localize an emitting ...
  • Synthesis of ordered nanoenergetic composites 

    Mehendale, Bhushan J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Energetic materials can be defined as the substances or mixtures that react chemically to release energy required for their intended application. Thermite is a subgroup of pyrotechnic, a class of energetic material. ...
  • Turbo equalization in wireless communication 

    Lee, Kah Ping (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Intersymbol interference (ISI) is a major impairment in wireless communication and hence equalization is applied to combat such interference. In addition to maximum likelihood sequence estimation equalizer and filtering ...