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Theses and Dissertations Spring 2009 to present

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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta submitted since Spring 2009. Documents are added to this collection through the review process required for convocation for current students.

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  1. Application of genomics-based tools leading to the identification of markers on bovine chromosome 14 influencing milk production and carcass quality traits

    by Ferreira Marques, Elisa

    Genetic improvements in beef and dairy cattle can bring significant advances in satisfying the global food demand, which...

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  2. Application of ISO 10001 and ISO 10002 in engineering courses

    by Honarkhah, Mehdi

    An application of ISO 10001 and ISO 10002 customer satisfaction standards to enhance students’ satisfaction in engineering...

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  3. Application of locality sensitive hashing to feature matching and loop closure detection

    by Shahbazi, Hossein

    My thesis focuses on automatic parameter selection for euclidean distance version of Locality Sensitive Hashing (LSH) and...

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  4. Application of Logratios for Geostatistical Modelling of Compositional Data

    by Job, Michael R

    Numeric data for earth sciences often represent fractions or percentages of a whole, such as the chemical or mineralogical...

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  5. Application of performance measures to mergers and acquisitions

    by Evstafyeva, Anna

    The main part of this thesis was devoted to applying performance measures in the analysis of mergers and acquisitions. Performance...

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  6. Application of ROC curve analysis to metabolomics data sets for the detection of cancer in a mouse model

    by Moroz, Jennifer

    The goal of this study was to show that quantifiable metabolic changes may be used to screen for cancer. NIH III nude mice...

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  7. The application of simulation methodologies on estimating gas emissions from construction equipment

    by Pan, Wenjia

    Construction contributes significantly to gas emissions. Diverse efforts have been undertaken to mitigate the effects of...

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  8. Application of the IUMSS methodology in an R&D-oriented nanotechnology setting

    by Law, Norman M

    The purpose of this research was to study the applicability of management system standards (MSSs) in a research and development...

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  9. The application of the multisolute osmotic virial equation to cryobiology

    by Prickett, Richelle Catherine

    Mathematical modelling of cellular osmotic responses to low temperatures is being increasingly used to overcome obstacles...

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  10. Application of Ultrasound to Guide Pedicle Screw Insertion during Scoliosis Surgery: a Feasibility Study

    by Zhang, Chan

    This thesis presents an experimental study of a bovine vertebra using transmission and pulse-echo methods and a preliminary...

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  11. Applications of a Scalar Field to de Sitter Quantum Gravity and to Horava-Lifshitz Gravity

    by Wu, Xing

    In the first part of the thesis, we study the minimally-coupled massless scalar field in de Sitter spacetime. Because of...

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  12. Applications of Ensemble Kalman Filter for characterization and history matching of SAGD reservoirs

    by Gul, Ali

    Steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) is the most robust thermal recovery process that has unlocked western Canadian heavy...

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  13. Applications of learning theory to human-bear conflict: the efficacy of aversive conditioning and conditioned taste aversion

    by Homstol, Lori

    I tested the efficacy of aversive conditioning (AC) and conditioned taste aversion (CTA) on American black bears (Ursus americanus)...

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  14. Applications of nonautonomous infinite-dimensional systems control theory for parabolic PDEs

    by Ng, James C

    Parabolic partial differential equations (PDEs) are used as models of transport-reaction phenomena in a variety of different...

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  15. Applications of Titanosilicate Molecular Sieve in Gas Separation

    by Shi, Meng

    Adsorption behavior of nitrogen, argon and oxygen on silver exchanged titanosilicate (Ag-ETS-10) were studied in this work....

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  16. Applications of wavelet bases to numerical solutions of elliptic equations

    by Zhao, Wei

    In this thesis, we investigate Riesz bases of wavelets and their applications to numerical solutions of elliptic equations. Compared...

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  17. Applying Agent Modeling to Behaviour Patterns of Characters in Story-Based Games

    by Zhao, Richard

    Most story-based games today have manually-scripted non-player characters (NPCs) and the scripts are usually simple and repetitive...

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  18. Applying support vector machines to discover just-in-time method-specific compilation strategies

    by Nabinger Sanchez, Ricardo

    Adaptive Just-in-Time compilers employ multiple techniques to concentrate compilation efforts in the most promising spots...

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  19. Approximation Algorithms for Clustering Problems

    by Behsaz, Babak

    In this thesis, we present some approximation algorithms for the following clustering problems: Minimum Sum of Radii (MSR),...

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  20. Approximation Algorithms for Multi-processor Task Scheduling Problems on Identical Parallel Processors

    by Khakpash, Saber

    In this thesis we present approximation algorithms for some multi-processor task scheduling problems. In a scheduling problem,...

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