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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. Minimax Design for Approximate Straight Line Regression

    by Daemi, Maryam

    This dissertation first reviews the construction of an optimal design for a straight linear regression model with uncorrelated...

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  2. Minimum Degree Spanning Trees on Bipartite Permutation Graphs

    by Smith, Jacqueline

    The minimum degree spanning tree problem is a widely studied NP-hard variation of the minimum spanning tree problem, and...

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  3. Mining Statistically Significant Temporal Associations In Multiple Event Sequences

    by Liang, Han

    We propose a two-phase method, called Multivariate Association Discovery (MAD), to mine temporal associations in multiple...

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  4. Mirroring the Wu School: Ma Shouzhen's Orchid Painting

    by Yang, Li

    Ma Shouzhen (1548-1604), one of the most acclaimed courtesans at the Qinhuai pleasure quarters in the late-Ming period, is...

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  5. Missing SNP Genotype Imputation

    by Wang, Yining

    High-throughput single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping technologies conveniently produce large SNP genotype datasets...

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  6. Mitochondria in Vascular Health and Disease

    by Dromparis, Peter R

    Mitochondria generate reactive oxygen species (mROS) and metabolic substrates like alpha-ketogluterate (αKG), in proportion...

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  7. Mitochondrial DNA depletion mediated by herpes simplex virus type 1 UL12.5

    by Duguay, Brett A K

    Infection with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) leads to the rapid and complete loss of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and...

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    by Lunawat, Sagar Narendra

    This study describes the evaluation of the mixed metal non-supported and supported ion exchanged sorbents for hot gas desulfurization...

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    by Mateo Villanueva, Pedro Abdiel

    Water management on proton exchange membrane fuel cells is one of the biggest issues that stop the effective commercialization...

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  10. Mixed-Mode Retention on a Hypercrosslinked Silica-Based Column

    by Nedev, Georgi K

    Column stability in Reversed Phase Liquid Chromatography (RPLC) is crucial for obtaining reproducible separations. Under...

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  11. Mixing Effects on Chemical Demulsifier Performance in Diluted Bitumen and Froth

    by Chong, Jeng Yi

    The impact of mixing on water removal from diluted bitumen and bitumen froth is studied, with the goal of maximizing demulsifier...

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  12. Mixing height and Cloud Convection in the Canadian Prairies

    by Stachowiak, Olga I

    The Mixing Height (MH), Convective Condensation Level (CCL), and Convective Available Potential Energy (CAPE) are computed...

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  13. Mixing Personal and Learning Lives: How Women Mediate Tensions When Learning Online

    by Kelland, Jennifer

    Current statistics suggest women form the majority of online learners. Their enrollment levels may be a result of promotional...

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  14. MLB: The Next NBA China? The Importance of Isomorphic Process for MLB in China

    by Liang,Ye

    Major League Baseball (MLB) has taken a series of actions over the past five years to penetrate the Chinese market. Watching...

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  15. MOAP-1: A Candidate Tumor Suppressor Protein

    by Law, Jennifer

    Modulator of apoptosis 1 (MOAP-1) is a BH3-like protein that plays a key role in death receptor-dependent apoptosis and cooperates...

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  16. Mobile Media: New Mediations in the Urban Space

    by Dos Reis Frizzera, Luciano

    The development of Information and Communication Technologies during the second half of the twentieth century established...

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  17. Mobile Phones and Health Communication for Young Adults: An Exploratory Case Study about Incorporating Text messaging in Pregnancy Care Support in Edmonton

    by Keller, Angela Maria

    Research shows that reproductive health initiatives for youth, using SMS (texting), are successful worldwide. The purpose...

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  18. Modal decomposition of tidally-forced internal waves (reconstructed from timeseries data)

    by Kaminski, Alexis K.

    An algorithm is presented that disentangles the temporal and spatial structure of polychromatic internal wave fields generated...

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  19. Mode of action, interaction and recovery of plant secondary metabolites for potential applications as food preservatives

    by Sanchez-Maldonado, Alma F

    Plants synthesize antimicrobial secondary metabolites that might have potential applications in food and pharmaceutical industries....

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  20. Model Based Fault Detection and Diagnosis of LTI Systems using Likelihood Ratio Tests

    by Kiasi, Fariborz

    This study aims to develop a new framework to detect, isolate and estimate the magnitude of additive faults that occur in...

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