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  • Structuring Hypertext Databases Using Hyper-Plate 

    Sequeira, Reginald (1994-12-01)
    Hypertext is the non-sequential access of information. The hypertext structure is powerful enough to represent informal, semiformal, and formal data. The construction of a hypertext document is a complex and laborious task. ...
  • A Survey of Traditional and Practical Concurrency Control in Relational Database Management Systems 

    Geschwent, Patricia (1994-12-01)
    Traditionally, database theory has focused on concepts such as atomicity and serializability, asserting that concurrent transaction management must enable correctness above all else. Textbooks and academic journals detail ...
  • A System Dynamics Model for Automation 

    Gupta, Govind (1989-03-01)
    A system dynamics model is presented in this paper along with the results of simulation of some policies and their consequences automation. The automation seems to be the answer for faster growth and development throughout ...
  • A System Dynamics Model For Evaluating Investment Strategies for Agriculture Development 

    Gupta, Govind; Kortzfleisch, Gert (1987-12-01)
    This paper presents a System Dynamics model to analyze the consequences of investments in agriculture. The data is taken from the various case studies of agriculture in India and is used as an example in the simulation ...
  • System Programming - The Human and the Machine 

    Kline, Michael (1991-12-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to document my experiences in planning, generating, and modifying the IBM VM/SP operating system (systems programming), survey literature on systems programming, and to draw conclusions as to ...
  • Taking Race into Account: Charting Student Attitudes towards Affirmative Action 

    Park, Julie (2009-11-13)
    This paper examines student attitudes towards affirmative action over 4 years of college. Asian American and Latino/a students were more likely than White students to disagree strongly or somewhat with abolishing affirmative ...
  • Techniques for the Integration of Existing Tools 

    Kiper, James (1988-03-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to explain and demonstrate the advantages of tool integration and the reuse of tools. Several techniques for the integration of existing tools are presented and discussed. These techniques ...
  • Tool for Structural Testing of Rule-based System 

    Temchareon, Piyapattana (1993-05-01)
    Traditional software testing techinque are useful in testing some components of the expert systems, such as the interference engine. However, there is a need for the development of a testing method that tests the structure ...
  • Understanding breast-cancer patients’ perceptions: Health information-seeking behaviour and passive information receipt 

    Longo, Daniel R.; Ge, Bin; Radina, M. Elise; Greiner, Allen; Williams, Casey D.; Longo, Gregory S.; Mouzon, Dawne M.; Natale-Pereira, Ana; Salas-Lopez, Debbie (2011-06-07)
    It is critical to understand patients’ information use from the patient perspective, especially when patients are from different cultures and levels of health literacy. A cross-sectional survey supplemented with ...
  • User Interface Implementation for Network License Management System 

    Jiang, Jianli (1992-08-01)
    This paper describes a project to understand and enhance a distributed application - the Applied Science Microlab Network License Management System(NLMS1, and to design and implement an improved user interface for that ...
  • Using the Inverted Classroom to teach Software Engineering 

    Gannod, Gerald; Burge, Janet; Helmick, Michael (2007-01-01)
    An inverted classroom is a teaching environment that mixes the use of technology with hands-on activities. In an inverted classroom, typical in-class lecture time is replaced with laboratory and in-class activities. Outside ...
  • Visual Depiction of Decision Statements: What is Best for Programmers and Non-programmers 

    Kiper, James; Auerheimer, Brent; Ames, Charles (1997-03-01)
    This paper reports the results of two experiments investigating differences in comprehensibility of textual and graphical notations for representing decision statements. The first experiment was a replication of a prior ...
  • Visual Programming: Concepts and Implementations 

    Howard, Elizabeth (1994-08-01)
    The computing environment has changed dramatically since the advent of the computer. Enhanced computer graphics and sheer processing power have ushered in a new age of computing. User interfaces have advanced from simple ...
  • What we regret most . . . and why 

    Roese, Neal J.; Summerville, Amy (2011-02-07)
    Which domains in life produce the greatest potential for regret, and what features of those life domains explain why? Using archival and laboratory evidence, the authors show that greater perceived opportunity within ...
  • Women's literacy in Old Russia: hypotheses and facts 

    Sutcliffe, Benjamin (2011-05-13)
  • Writing the Urals: Permanence and Ephemerality in Ol'ga Slavnikova’s 2017 

    Sutcliffe, Benjamin (2011-05-04)
    Ol'ga Slavnikova’s novel 2017 (Vagrius, 2006) made her the second woman to win Russia’s coveted Booker Prize, garnering conflicting critical responses in the process. Many hurried to label the narrative a dystopia: 2017’s ...
  • Writing The Woman’s Documentary Voice in Perestroika Gulag Narratives 

    Sutcliffe, Benjamin (2011-05-10)
    A substantial body of fictional and factual literature discusses labor camps, imprisonment, and exile as aspects of Russian culture both before and after 1917. However, while the Thaw opened public discussion of the Gulag, ...