• Ensemble methods in large vocabulary continuous speech recognition 

    Chen, Xin, 1983- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Combining a group of classifiers and therefore improving the overall classification performance is a young and promising direction in Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition (LVCSR). Previous works on acoustic ...
  • Examining multicultural counseling competencies among racial/ethnic minority and international psychological trainees 

    Chaichanasakul, Adipat (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    This study examined the extent to which self-identity as defined by the Optimal Theory Applied to Identity Development (OTAID) framework, universal-diverse orientation (UDO), and cognitive flexibility were predictive of ...
  • Full similarity-based page ranking 

    Xu, Jingqian (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The World Wide Web creates many new challenges to information retrieval.The sheer mass and almost anarchic structure of the Web makes effective search difficult. Some good search engine alleviate the problem to some extent ...
  • A new adaptive framework for collaborative filtering prediction 

    Almosallam, Ibrahim Ahmad (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Collaborative filtering is one of the most successful techniques for recommendation systems and has been used in many commercial services provided by major companies including Amazon, TiVo and Netflix. In this project we ...
  • On the relationship between generalized covariance union and the minimal enclosing ellipsoid problem 

    Calhoun, Ryan J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Examination of the behavior of Generalized Covariance Union (GCU) reveals a previously unsuspected superficial relationship to the problem of finding a minimal enclosing ellipsoid of ellipsoids, also called a L ̈owner ...
  • Optimization of a software-only H.264 encoder 

    Chen, Wenxia (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    With the booming of semiconductor and information technology, digital video have become more popular than ever. The large volume nature of video data has made the capturing, storage, transmission and communication of video ...
  • Shallow trench isolation process in microfabrication for flash (NAND) memory 

    Garud, Niharika (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Technology is steadily advancing where semiconductors and microelectronics have become such a huge source of revenue and area of technological interest, resulting in reduced device geometries and more complicated microelectronic ...