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• #### On metaphor in a neuro-cognitive theory of language ﻿

(1998)
Metaphor is one of the most intriguing topics in cognitive linguistics. In this thesis, I propose a theory of metaphor from within a neurocognitve framework, specifically the relational network model of Sydney Lamb. The ...
• #### On models of signal processing by neuronal patterns ﻿

(1995)
A theory of information flow through sensory nervous systems is formulated as the representation of a finite number of events by a set of parallel point process channels with limited signaling sets. As a balance among ...
• #### On Multipath Channel Estimation for CDMA Systems Using Multiple Sensors ﻿

(2001-03-20)
This paper focuses on the design of a multiuser receiver structure for the reverse link of a code-division multiple-access communication system, in the presence of multipath effects and using an antenna array at the base ...
• #### ON NATIONWIDE TV Schirra Will Meet Press In Rice Memorial Center ﻿

(1962-10-03)
• #### On Nearly Orthogonal Lattice Bases ﻿

(2005-07-01)
We study "nearly orthogonal" lattice bases, or bases where the angle between any basis vector and the linear subspace spanned by the other basis vectors is greater than 60&deg;. We show that a nearly orthogonal lattice ...

(2005)
• #### On Open Sky ﻿

(2002)
On Open Sky is the first movement of a large orchestral work. The piece seeks to evoke the memory of a landscape, specially central Australia. The orchestration is the most important structural element, as sound color and ...
• #### On Outage and Capacity for Orthogonal Transmit Diversity ﻿

(2001-09-20)
Assuming that only the receiver has perfect channel state information, we analyze the orthogonal transmit diversity (OTD). First, we consider the case of fast fading or <i>ergodic</i> channels. We demonstrate that for a ...

(1961)
• #### On Power Control with Finite Rate Feedback for Cooperative Relay Networks ﻿

(2004-03-01)
Power control strategies with finite rate feedback are studied for the cooperative channel. The main contribution of this paper is to show that quantized feedback information can lead to significant reduction in outage ...
• #### On Pride and Rights ﻿

(1962-11-07)
• #### On proper holomorphic mappings: Smooth extension to the boundary ﻿

(1988)
The subject of proper holomorphic mapping is currently a very active area of research. One of the most interesting questions is the following: if $\Omega\sb1$, $\Omega\sb2 \subseteq C\sp{n}$ are open sets with C$\sp{\infty}$ ...
• #### On properties of the Hohmann transfer ﻿

(2004)
In this work, we present a complete study of the Hohmann transfer maneuver between two circular coplanar orbits. After revisiting its known properties, we present a number of supplementary properties which are essential ...

(1974)

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• #### On Rice And N. S. A ﻿

(1963-05-01)

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• #### On Senate 'Prestige' ﻿

(1962-11-14)

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• #### On Song and Senate ﻿

(1963-03-27)
• #### On stability and performance characteristics in control of haptic interfaces and bilateral teleoperation systems ﻿

(2013-11-27)
Stability and performance are the two conflicting goals in control of force reflecting robotic systems, such as haptic interfaces and bilateral teleoperation systems. Both the uncertainty attributed to inclusion of a human ...

(1979)
• #### On the accuracy of detecting deception in selection interviews: The effects of applicant rehearsal, applicant job interest, and self-monitoring ﻿

(1996)
The present study examines the effect of rehearsal, job interest, and self-monitoring on judges' accuracy to detect deception in selection interviews. The study also investigated the effect of those independent variables ...

(1969-10)
• #### On the anthropology of the contemporary: Addressing concepts, designs, and practices ﻿

(2016)
Between 2007 and 2014, on his own and in association with Gaymon Bennett and Anthony Stavrianakis, Paul Rabinow has been devoted to the development of an “anthropology of the contemporary.” The project is widely recognized ...
• #### On the application of graphics processor to wireless receiver design ﻿

(2010)
In many wireless systems, a Turbo decoder is often combined with a soft-output multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) detector at the receiver to maximize performance in many 4G and beyond wireless standards. Although ...
• #### On the approximation of the Dirichlet to Neumann map for high contrast two phase composites ﻿

(2013-09-16)
Many problems in the natural world have high contrast properties, like transport in composites, fluid in porous media and so on. These problems have huge numerical difficulties because of the singularities of their solutions. ...
• #### On the approximation of the Dirichlet to Neumann map for high contrast two phase composites and its applications to domain decomposition methods ﻿

(2014-08-01)
An asymptotic approximation of the Dirichlet to Neumann (DtN) map of high contrast composite media with perfectly conducting inclusions that are close to touching is presented. The result is an explicit characterization ...
• #### On the Asymptotic Performance of Multiple Antenna Channels with Fast Channel Feedback ﻿

(2005-10-01)
In this paper, we analyze the asymptotic performance of multiple antenna channels where the transmitter has either perfect or finite bit channel state information. Using the diversitymultiplexing tradeoff to characterize ...
• #### On the basis of merit alone: Integration, tuition, Rice University, and the charter change trial, 1963-1966 ﻿

(1991)
This thesis is a study of Rice University's struggle to integrate and charge tuition to its students. In 1891 William Marsh Rice established the charter that founded Rice University. As the school developed, however, the ...
• #### ON THE BEACH ﻿

(1964-09-24)
• #### 'On the Beach' for Saturday Evening ﻿

(1960-04-01)
• #### On The Bias ﻿

(2013-09-16)
Within the typical institution, social patterns are all but solidified: enter off the street, funnel through the grand multi-story lobby, take the elevator, and get to work. Everyone associates together in a single space, ...
• #### On the boundaries of special Lagrangian submanifolds ﻿

(1995)
An n-dimensional submanifold M in ${\bf C}\sp{n} = {\bf R}\sp{2n}$ is called Lagrangian if the restriction of $\omega$ to M is zero, where $\omega = \Sigma{\limits\sb{i}}dz\sb{i}\ \wedge\ d\bar z\sb{i}$. It is called special ...
• #### On The Calendar ﻿

(1960-02-19)
• #### On the Capacity of `Cheap' Relay Networks ﻿

(2003-04-20)
We consider the communication problem in a multi-hop relay network where the intermediate relay nodes cannot transmit and receive at the same time. The motivation for this assumption comes from the fact that current radios ...
• #### On the capacity of infinite population random multiple access collision channels ﻿

(1991)
The task of controlling the access to a shared communication medium is addressed. More specifically, the problem of finding the control strategy which maximizes the throughput is considered for the infinite population ...

(1980-04)
• #### On the Complexity of Vector Searching ﻿

(1978-06-20)
The vector searching problem is, given k-vector A (a k-vector) is a vector that has k components, over the integers) and given a set B of n distinct k-vectors, to determine whether or not A is a member of set B. Comparisons ...
• #### On the contribution of plasma sheet bubbles to the storm time ring current ﻿

(2015)
Particle injections occur frequently inside 10 Re during geomagnetic storms. They are commonly associated with bursty bulk flows or plasma sheet bubbles transported from the tail to the inner magnetosphere. Although ...
• #### On the convergence of continued fractions ﻿

(1941)
In Chapter I of this paper, fundamental definitions in the theory of continued fractions are set forth. In Chapter II we give certain classical convergence theorems for continued fractions of various types. The results of ...
• #### On the Correlation Structure of Multiplicity M Scaling Functions and Wavelets ﻿

(1992-01-15)
In this paper we study the auto-correlation and cross-correlation structure of the scaling and wavelet functions associated with compactly supported orthonormal wavelet basis. These correlation structures play an important ...
• #### On the Correlation Structure of Multiplicity M Scaling Functions and Wavelets ﻿

(1992-05-20)
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• #### On the crack face boundary conditions in electromechanical fracture and an experimental protocol for determining energy release rates ﻿

(2007)
An experimental protocol for measuring the energy release rate in a non-linear reversible electromechanical body is proposed and summarized. The potential results are capable of shedding light on the true physical nature ...

(1978)
• #### On the Design of LP IIR Filters with Arbitrary Frequency Response ﻿

(2001-05-01)
This paper introduces an iterative algorithm for designing IIR digital filters that minimize a complex approximation error in an Lp sense. The algorithm combines ideas that have proven successful in the similar problem ...

(1973)

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• #### On the development of objective metrics for surgical skills evaluation based on tool motion ﻿

(2014)
A key competency requirement in endovascular surgery is to optimally visualize and utilize pre-shaped catheters to navigate complex vascular anatomy, yet current performance assessment techniques are limited to grading ...
• #### On the diamagnetism of free electrons ﻿

(1963)
The effect of proximity to an infinite potential wall boundary on the elgenvalues of single particle free electron states in a magnetic field is calculated. A general method for calculating the number of states below a ...
• #### On the diffusion and phase transitions of confined colloid-polymer mixtures ﻿

(2010)
Diffusion and phase transitions of confined neutral colloid-polymer mixtures are studied theoretically in one dimension, and theoretically and experimentally in two dimensions. For colloids in a channel, their short-time ...
• #### On the dynamic decision to participate in crime ﻿

(1997)
Our research examines the decision to participate in crime using a dynamic model of individual choice under uncertainty. The motivation for studying this decision in a dynamic framework is twofold. First, it allows us to ...
• #### On the dynamic range of forced systems via Liapunov functions ﻿

(1967)
The forced linear and nonlinear systems considered are assumed to be asymptotically stable at large when the input is absent. Given prescribed bounds on the state variables and the output, the dynamic range of the system ...

(1968)
• #### On the electromagnetic evaporation of a molten metal drop ﻿

(1992)
The Electromagnetic Vaporization of Metal Particles (EVMP) process uses an alternating magnetic field to induce eddy-current heating within a metal particle. This heating causes the outer shells of the droplet to evaporate, ...

(1970)