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Stony Brook Theses & Dissertations [SBU]

Stony Brook Theses & Dissertations [SBU]

 

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  • Nichols, James David (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
  • Mahmood, Lina (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 2006-08-01)
    The aim of this thesis is to determine whether a pair of sites located in southern Mesopotamia, Tell Abu-Habbah (ancient Sippar-Jahrurum) and Tell ed-Der (ancient Sippar-Amnânum) represented two different cities or one ...
  • Cesiro, Lauren Elise (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 2011-08-01)
    Laurie Simmons was among a group of artists in the 1980’s working in photography, film, video, and performance who recognized the influence of the mass media on the American public. Simmons used her art practice to comment ...
  • Zhang, Peng (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-11)
    This dissertation focuses on two aspects of parallel computing, i.e., development and applications of parallel computers. First, we introduce a new technique by strategically interlacing bypass rings to torus (iBT network) ...
  • Wang, Meng (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-11)
    Massively distributed embedded systems are rapidly emerging as a key concept for many modern applications. Autonomous agents with mobile sensors are breakthrough concept in technology. However, providing efficient and ...
  • Liu, Gaojun (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    In the last decade, non-viral polymeric vectors have become more attractive than their viral counterparts due to their nontoxicity and good biocompatibility. However, one of the major drawbacks is the low transfection ...
  • Hang, Saiyu (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Aug-12)
    The expression of the sloppy-paired 1 (slp1) gene in the gastrula stage Drosophila embryo is controlled by the interplay of four transcription factors Runt, Even-skipped (Eve), Fushi-tarazu (Ftz), and Odd-paired (Opa) with ...
  • Hu, Ping (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    This thesis studies a class of model-based randomized algorithms for solving general optimization problems. These are iterative algorithms that sample from and update an underlying distribution over the feasible solution ...
  • Kim, Joung-Dong (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    We use the front tracking method on a spring system to model the dynamic evolution of parachute canopies. The canopy surface of a parachute is represented by a triangulated surface mesh with preset equilibrium length on ...
  • Li, Hongfei (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-12)
    As a novel photovoltaic material, Poly (3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) has been extensively applied in variety areas such as field-effect transistors, chemical sensors, and photovoltaic solar cell. But its conductivity is unstable ...
  • Hanel, Walter George (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Aug-12)
    p53 is a transcription factor which promotes cell cycle arrest, DNA damage repair, and apoptosis in the presence of DNA damage or oncogenic signaling. It is mutated in more than half of all human cancers demonstrating ...
  • Hou, Tingbo (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    With the rapidly development of 3D data acquisition, a massive collection of dynamic shapes emerge and become ubiquitous in various real-world applications. It results in the urgent need of techniques for dynamic shape ...
  • Ruiz, Nicola (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-11)
    The day before my 18th birthday, I opened the door to two cops who told me that my brother had been killed in a car accident in England. The news of his death launched me into a surreal period of numbness and denial, one ...
  • Rooney, Elaine (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-11)
    This thesis is a creative work; a novel, which tells the story of a 28 year old divorce attorney who begins a dissociative, downward spiral. The story is told as a first person narrative through her eyes and begins as she ...
  • Szatmari, Phebe (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY.The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    This thesis is a collection of poems that interrogate sociocultural constructs, play with language and form, and share the philosophy of 'everythingness in nothingness.' The work strives to capture narrative moments and ...
  • Louis, Martine Yvonne (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    The death of Ana's mother interrupts their closeness. But does it really? Ana's story is one of confrontation with loss, resulting pain and survival.
  • Fena, Christine (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-11)
    Throughout the 1910s and 1920s, when much of the world's gaze was fixated on the innovative technologies and striking urban environments of the United States, a &quot machine-age&quot aesthetic became significant in the ...
  • Wu, Kai (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-12)
    Adenoviruses are a common cause of upper respiratory tract infection, conjunctivitis, and gastroenteritis. Fortunately, most of these infections are self-limiting and rarely cause severe or lethal diseases. Based on its ...
  • Gottlieb, Marilyn (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Aug-12)
    Past Matters is the story of the 20th century following WW II through the eyes of a child who becomes an adult while surviving political, economic and professional setbacks beyond his control. Frank Levy was born a Jew ...
  • Redmond, James Patrick (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Dec-12)
    Feeding the Christians is a work of fiction about Grey Daniels, a young man managing his family's restaurant and choosing to "live under the radar" in his conservative community in Ft. Sackville, Indiana. When Trace, a ...

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