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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. Al-PAM assisted filtration of mature fine tailings from oil sands developments

    by Alamgir, Aurangzeb

    Oil sands industry, with the collaboration of its research partners, has been striving to come up with cost effective and...

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  2. Alteration of liver fat metabolism following irinotecan plus 5-fluorouracil treatment

    by Pant, Asha

    This study determined how chemotherapy treatment for colorectal cancer alters hepatic fat metabolism. Livers were isolated...

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  3. Alterations in adipose tissue in colorectal cancer patients

    by Ebadi, Maryam

    Mechanisms underlying fat loss in cancer are not well understood. Knowing the types of fat being lost from adipose tissue...

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  4. Alternate Delivery of a Group Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Program

    by Henderson, Cherie

    Background: This study evaluated the efficacy of a modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (mCIMT) program delivered...

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  5. Alternating current electrocoagulation (AC/EC) of fine particulate suspensions

    by Ifill, Roy O.

    Poor settling of solids increases land requirement for tailings containment and imposes severe constraints on the water balance....

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  6. Alternative thinking on governance: a critical analysis of structure and uncertainty in embedding good governance at the local level in Tanzania

    by Mgonja, Boniface Eliamini Samwel

    One of the most challenging questions that a political comparativist can grapple with in today’s world is: Why do some countries...

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  7. The amateur draft, competitive balance, and tanking in the National Basketball Association

    by Soebbing, Brian Philip

    This dissertation explores the NBA Draft. Throughout North American sports leagues, league executives state that the amateur...

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  8. Ambivalence, the external gaze and negotiation: exploring mixed race identity

    by Paragg, Jillian E.

    Between fall 2009 and fall 2010 I conducted semi-structured in-depth interviews with 19 young-adult women and men of mixed...

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  9. American Imaginaries and Aboriginality in Early Modern Political Thought

    by Martens, Stephanie B.

    This dissertation proposes an original reading of two important texts in early modern social contract theory: Hobbes’ Leviathan...

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  10. Amino acid and biogenic amine concentrations during experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and the disease-modifying effects of phenelzine treatment

    by Musgrave, Travis

    The project described in this thesis began with a broad analysis of the changes to amino acid and biogenic amine concentrations...

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    by Song, Jiaxing

    The game of Amazons is a young board game with simple rules, nice mathematical properties yet a high complexity between chess...

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  12. The An Shi Rebellion and Rejection of the Other in Tang China, 618-763

    by Chamney, Lee

    Previous work on ethnicity in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) has cast the An Shi Rebellion (An Lushan Rebellion) as a kind of...

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  13. Anaerobic codigestion of municipal wastewater sludge and restaurant grease

    by Liu, Zengkai

    Anaerobic codigestion of municipal wastewater sludge and restaurant grease was investigated in a semi-continuous lab-scale...

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  14. Analyses of trans-acting factors that regulate RNA interference in Schizosaccharomyces pombe

    by Park, Jungsook

    RNA interference (RNAi) is a phenomenon in which small RNAs induce an efficient, sequence-specific silencing of gene expression...

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  15. Analysis and Improvement of Achievable Data Rates in Multi-Way Relay Channels

    by Noori, Moslem

    Increasing demand for bandwidth-hungry applications, along with the bandwidth scarcity has generated a certain momentum toward...

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  16. Analysis and Synthesis of Nonuniformly Sampled Systems

    by Mustafa, Ghulam

    Sampled-data control theory is the mathematical foundation required for the analysis and design of sampled-data systems....

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  17. Analysis and synthesis of strongly coupled optical microring resonator networks

    by Tsay, Alan Cheng-Lun

    Integrated photonics have received much attention in recent years as there is a concerted effort towards achieving Very-Large-Scale-Integration...

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  18. An Analysis Framework to Study Steady State Friction Dominated Saint-Venant Equations

    by Ali, Mohammad Mostafa

    An analysis framework to study the friction term dominated steady state 1D Saint-Venant equations is developed using a non-uniform...

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  19. Analysis Of A K-Producer Problem Using The Monopolist's Problem Framework

    by Samaratunga,Suren

    We introduce and study a k-producer problem which is an extension of the monopolist's problem in economic theory. This models...

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  20. Analysis of a lithic assemblage from the multi-component habitation site Gorelyi Les, Siberia

    by Kurzybov, Petr

    The research presented in this thesis examines a lithic assemblage from the multi-component habitation site Gorelyi Les in...

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