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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. The association between positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy and midfacial growth: a cross-sectional cephalometric comparison

    by Korayem, Mohammed

    Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is a form of sleep-disordered breathing in children that is characterized...

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  2. Association mapping of genes using whole genome polymorphism arrays: Identification of markers of breast cancer susceptibility in Alberta women

    by Chakravarthy Sridharan, Malinee

    Breast cancer is a heterogeneous, polygenic disease and is influenced by genetic, environmental and life-style factors. Many...

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  3. Association mapping of genetic risk factors for chronic wasting disease in wild deer

    by Matsumoto, Tomomi

    Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal transmissible spongiform encephalopathy affecting North American cervids. I assessed...

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  4. Association of Model Compounds of Asphaltenes in Organic Solutions

    by Soleimani Salim, Amir Hassan

    The self-association properties of two model compounds of asphaltene, 2,6-bis[2-(pyren-1-yl)ethyl]pyridine (PyPPy, C41H29N)...

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  5. Associations between Rumen Bacteria and Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle

    by Hernandez-Sanabria, Emma

    Feed efficiency affects profitability and sustainability in beef production systems. Since ruminal microbes play essential...

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  6. Associative classification, linguistic entity relationship extraction, and description-logic representation of biomedical knowledge applied to MEDLINE

    by Rak, Rafal

    MEDLINE, a large and constantly increasing collection of biomedical article references, has been the source of numerous investigations...

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  7. Associative plasticity and afferent regulation of corticospinal excitability in uninjured individuals and after incomplete spinal cord injury

    by Roy, Francois D.

    Cortical representations are plastic and are allocated based on the proportional use or disuse of a pathway. A steady stream...

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  8. Asymmetric Driver Behaviour-Based Algorithms for Estimating Real-Time Freeway Operational Capacity

    by Luo,Ying

    To mitigate recurrent and non-recurrent congestion, and to make full use of limited roadway capacity, numerous Active Traffic...

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  9. At the edge of reason: Three language and literacy educators' classroom experiences teaching born-digital students

    by Nahachewsky, James

    Contemporary English language arts (ELA) teachers engage students who have been born into a digital world where emergent...

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  10. Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Oxide Thin Films on Metallic Substrates

    by Foroughi Abari, Ali

    Atomic layer deposition (ALD) is a powerful ultra-thin film deposition technique that uses sequential self-limiting surface...

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  11. Atomistic Simulations for Investigating Structural Stability and Selecting Initial Adsorption Orientation of Lysozyme and Apo-α-Lactalbumin at Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces

    by Pansri, Siriporn

    Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations were performed to investigate the structural stability of lysozyme and apo-α-lactalbumin...

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  12. ATP and central respiratory control: a three-part signaling system

    by Zwicker, Jennifer D

    ATP actions on central inspiratory networks are determined by a three-part signaling system comprising: i) excitatory actions...

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  13. Attachment, Supervisor Support, & Burnout in Professors

    by Tremblay, Jacob W

    Burnout is a chronic syndrome characterized by emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and reduced efficacy that has long-term ill...

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  14. Attitudes and Opinions of Pediatric Physicians Regarding Decisions to Withdraw or Withhold Medically-Provided Hydration or Nutrition

    by Belletrutti, Mark J

    Deciding to forego intravenous hydration (IH) and medically-provided nutrition (MPN) in pediatric patients remains controversial....

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  15. Atwood, Moisan, and Beyond: The Question of Diversity in Comparative Canadian Literature

    by McKay, Kristy Lynn

    The following consideration of methodologies in comparative Canadian literary criticism is influenced by Margaret Atwood’s...

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  16. Audiences and Adaptation: Self, Story, and the Privilege of Un/Knowing

    by Friederichsen, Jessica L

    Anthony Giddens writes that self-identity is constructed by the individual from the details of her own life. The individual...

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  17. Audit Client Satisfaction and Engagement Profitability

    by Hoang, Kristina Jane

    This study examines client satisfaction and engagement profitability for a Big 4 audit firm. I obtain proprietary client...

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  18. An Autobiographical Narrative Inquiry into the lived tensions between Familial and School Curriculum-Making Worlds

    by Swanson, Cindy Paula Ellen

    This autobiographical narrative inquiry explores my lived experiences in both the familial curriculum-making and school curriculum-making...

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  19. Automated Planning and Player Modelling for Interactive Storytelling

    by Ramirez Sanabria, Alejandro J

    Interactive Storytelling (IS) acknowledges that people want to be participants in the unfolding of a story plot. Given the...

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  20. Automated Planning and Scheduling for Industrial Construction Processes

    by Hu, Di

    Cost overrun and schedule slippage are common problems for mega industrial construction projects. Lack of effective planning...

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