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  • Multi-Modal Ocular Recognition in presence of occlusion in Mobile Devices 

    Mohammad, Ahmad Saeed (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    The existence eyeglasses in human faces cause real challenges for ocular, facial, and soft-based (such as eyebrows) biometric recognition due to glasses reflection, shadow, and frame occlusion. In this regard, two operations ...
  • KB4DL: Building a Knowledge Base for Deep Learning 

    Punyamurtula, Ruthvic (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    Deep Learning (DL) has received considerable attention from the AI community. However, we suffer from the lack of ability in interpretation and annotation of the outcomes from extensive and exhausting learning efforts. ...
  • Design and Implementation of Firewall to Inspect Traffic in Encrypted VPN Tunnels 

    Panchakarla, Bhanu Prakash (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    For the past 30 years, security is the greatest factor in internet and even in intranet. Starting from world war 1, we are striving to improve the security and now in 2019, we are confident enough to send the data ...
  • Automated Software to Count Stains in Immunostaining Applications 

    Anusha, Katika (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    Quantification of cells from immunostained images is a vital procedure in biomedical analysis, as it helps in the measurement of proliferation, immunodetection and differentiation of nuclear markers, which in turn play ...
  • Developing and Utilizing Multivariate Stochastic Wireless Channel Models 

    Tekinay, Mustafa (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    Developing accurate channel models is paramount in designing efficient mobile communication systems. The focus of this dissertation is to understand the small-scale fading characteristics, develop mathematical tools that ...
  • Hand Gesture Recognition via Electromyographic (EMG) Armband for CAD Software CONTROL 

    Nabulsi, Ala-Addin (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    In the past, computers - whether personal or at work - required a mouse and key board to interact with them, and they are still used to this day. Even for video games a physical tool (controller) is needed to interact ...
  • A Model for Estimating Bike Lane Demand 

    Vadakattu, Aadarsh (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    Unfortunately, bike-related accidents are very common. Some of these accidents can be deadly. Most of the times, these accidents happen due to the lack of a safer means of commute, a bike lane. Further, many citizens ...
  • Searching in a Sorted Linked List and Sort Integers into a Linked List 

    Koganti, Hemasree (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    The research work consists of two parts. Part one is about Searching for an integer in a sorted Linked list. A tree is constructed in O(nloglogm/p+loglogm) time with p processors based on the trie with all the given ...
  • Analysis Of A Distribution System Integrated With Photovoltaic Charging Facilities 

    Ali, Saadaldeen (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    Electricity generation and transportation account for most of the global primary energy demand. The majority of the world’s coal demand is for electricity generation and the majority of the world’s oil demand is for ...
  • In-Flight Learning Based Flight Control of an Unmanned Aircraft System 

    Alabsi, Mohammed (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) popularity has increased substantially in the last few years. UAVs capabilities continue to improve as a result of advances in battery technology, communication, navigation systems and ...
  • Characterizing Road Conditions via Smart Mobile Crowd Sourcing 

    Shorter, Dustin (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    Bad road conditions can cause vehicle damage and create hazardous driving conditions. Current reporting methods for bad road conditions is a burden for the reporter, so much so that these conditions might not be ...
  • Development of Aerial-Ground Sensing Network: Architecture, Sensor Activation, and Spatial Path-Energy Optimization 

    Chen, Jianfei (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
    The advent of autonomous navigation, positioning, and in general robotics technologies has enabled the maturity of small to miniature-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs; or colloquially called drones) and their wide ...
  • Electromagnetic Characterization of Complex-Shaped Carbon Nanotubes Using Characteristic Mode Analysis 

    On, Spencer R. (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    Advances in fabrication techniques have recently allowed the synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) with controlled complex shapes. For example, CNTs with one or more branches sprouting off the main CNT axis, forming ...
  • Design of a Microwave Imaging System for Target Identification 

    Willig, Blake (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    The ability to view objects that are otherwise visually inaccessible has been a long sought-after technological function and has a wide variety of potential applications. The research outlined in this thesis details ...
  • Deep Assertion discovery using word embeddings 

    Nagabhushan, Megha (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    In recent years, there has been explosive growth in the amount of biomedical data (e.g., publications, notes from EHRs, clinical trial results), with the majority being unstructured data. As the volume of data is ...
  • Qualitative Software Engineering and Parallel Sorting Algorithm for Real Numbers 

    Syed, Md Usman Gani (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    The research work consists of two parts. Part one is about qualitative software engineering and Event-B modelling for class and Use case diagrams. Now a days distributed and parallel applications are most popular and ...
  • Toward smart Mobility by Enhancing Travel-Time Reliability 

    Sankarasetty, Avinash (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    Here is my abstract – Smart mobility is an essential element in building smart cities. To realize connected and automated smart mobility as a service, the capability to efficiently estimate the travel-time reliability ...
  • Technological Solution beyond MOSFET and Binary Logic Device 

    Patel, Jill Arvindbhai (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    Today’s technology is based on the binary number system-based circuitry, which is the outcome of the simple on and off switching mechanism of the prevailing transistors. Consideration of higher radix number system can ...
  • Multi-Modal Topic Sentiment Analytics for Twitter 

    Junaid, Sidrah (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    Sentiment analysis has proven to be very successful in text applications. Social media is also considered a quite rich source to get data regarding user’s behaviors and preference. Identifying social context would make ...
  • iMOST: Intelligent Motion-Sensing Approaches for Tracking Emotion 

    Choi, Sarah (University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
    The aged, minor, and disease members often find it hard to express themselves. They are not fully aware of their need for any help or how to ask for help. The lack of communication ability decreases the quality of life and ...

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