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• #### Prairie and forest vegetation of the Armand Bayou Nature Center, Harris County, Texas ﻿

(1990)
The prairie and bordering woodlands of the Armand Bayou Nature Center, Harris County, Texas were sampled as an example of Texas Upper Coastal Prairie. The prairie is homogeneous and species-rich but shows very low dominance. ...

(1857)

(1850)
• #### Prandtl-Meyer expansion of an ionizing monatomic gas ﻿

(1962)
The Prandtl-Meyer flow of a pure, monatomic gas, including the effects of ionization and recombination, has been numerically calculated. Expressions describing the thermodynamic state of the gas mixture were obtained from ...
• #### Prandtl-Meyer expansion of ionized argon with differing electron and atom temperatures ﻿

(1965)
The sharp corner expansion of ionized argon with differing electron and atom temperatures has been calculated. The thermodynamic equations which apply for a two-temperature gas were derived. An energy balance on the electrons ...
• #### Prayer ﻿

(1978-03-14)
• #### Prayers and Politics ﻿

(1962-11-07)
• #### PRAZAK QUARTET TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2002 8:00 p.m. STUDE CONCERT HALL ALICE PRATT BROWN HALL RICE UNIVERSITY ﻿

(2002-11-05)
• #### THE PRAZAK QUARTET Tuesday, October 16, 1990 8:00 P.M. Hamman Hall ﻿

(1990-10-16)
• #### Pražák Quartet Tuesday, November 10, 1998, 8:00 p.m. Stude Concert Hall ﻿

(1998-11-10)
• #### PRE - LAW CLUB IS 'COMITIA CURIA' ﻿

(1958-10-17)
• #### PRE - MEDS TO DISCUSS CANCER ﻿

(1958-11-14)
• #### Pre Christmas Finals a Possibility; Senate Attempts to Revise Calendar ﻿

(1966-10-20)
• #### Pre Law Group Sets First Meeting ﻿

(1960-11-11)
• #### Pre Laws Discuss Court Organization Ethical Practices ﻿

(1961-01-11)
• #### Pre-Christmas Finals ﻿

(1966-01-06)
• #### A Pre-Clinical Framework for Neural Control of a Therapeutic Upper-Limb Exoskeleton ﻿

(2013)
In this paper, we summarize a novel approach to robotic rehabilitation that capitalizes on the benefits of patient intent and real-time assessment of impairment. Specifically, an upper-limb, physical human-robot interface ...
• #### Pre-Easter Show Of Schorre Art Opens Wednesday In Rice Chapel ﻿

(1966-03-10)
• #### PRE-LAW CLUB SETS MEETING ﻿

(1958-10-03)
• #### Pre-Law Club To Be Formed ﻿

(1958-09-19)
• #### Pre-Law Society Elects Officers Plans Discussions ﻿

(1960-12-02)
• #### Pre-Laws Invited To Hear Official Of S M U School ﻿

(1961-02-17)
• #### Pre-Med Society Meets Thursday ﻿

(1959-10-16)
• #### Pre-Meds To Meet ﻿

(1961-03-17)

(1953-10)
• #### Pre-Tertiary stratigraphy, magmatism, and structural history of the Central Jackson Mountains, Humboldt County, Nevada ﻿

(1996)
The Jackson Mountains (JM) are part of the early Mesozoic continental arc in northwest Nevada, which was constructed upon previously accreted Paleozoic basement. The stratigraphy of the Paleozoic basement exposed in the ...
• #### Preamble-based Symbol Timing Estimation for Wireless OFDM Systems ﻿

(2007-11-01)
We propose a timing estimation scheme that reduces computational complexity while achieving performance comparable to the autocorrelation method commonly employed at the wireless receiver. The proposed method is based on ...
• #### Preamble-based Symbol Timing Estimation for Wireless OFDM Systems ﻿

(2007)
We propose a timing estimation scheme that reduces computational complexity while achieving performance comparable to the autocorrelation method commonly employed at the wireless receiver. The proposed method is based ...
• #### Precambrian geology of part of the Little Llano River Valley, Llano and San Saba Counties, Texas ﻿

(1960)
This study was conducted for the purpose of contributing to the knowledge of the Precambrian history of the Llano Region in central Texas. Relatively little detailed information is available on the metamorphic rocks of the ...
• #### Precedents To J.S. Bach’s Fugues for Solo Violin from the Sonatas, BWV 1001, 1003, AND 1005 ﻿

(2010)
Johann Sebastian’s fugues for unaccompanied violin from the Sonatas, BWV 1001, 1003, and 1005, play a central role in the violin repertoire. Bach’s conceptualization of the fugues for solo violin, an instrument that would ...
• #### Precinct Activity Claims Attention of Rice Groups as Election Nears ﻿

(1964-10-29)
• #### Precious Joy ﻿

(1982-03-30)
• #### Precious Lord ﻿

(1980-04-13)
• #### Precise atomic radiative lifetime via photoassociative spectroscopy of ultracold lithium ﻿

(1995)
We have obtained spectra of the high-lying vibrational levels of the 13Σ+g state of Li26 via photoassociation of ultracold Li6 atoms confined in a magneto-optical trap. The 13Σ+g state of the diatomic molecule correlates ...
• #### Precise determination of the 2P radiative atomic lifetime of lithium using photoassociative spectroscopy ﻿

(1995)
Spectroscopy of the high-lying vibrational levels of the $1\sp3\Sigma\sbsp{g}{+}$ and $1\sp1\Sigma\sbsp{u}{+}$ states of both $\rm\sp6Li\sb2$ and $\rm\sp7Li\sb2$ has been accomplished via photoassociation of ultracold ...
• #### Precise determination of the mass of the Higgs boson and tests of compatibility of its couplings with the standard model predictions using proton collisions at 7 and 8TeV ﻿

(2015)
Properties of the Higgs boson with mass near 125GeV are measured in proton-proton collisions with the CMS experiment at the LHC. Comprehensive sets of production and decay measurements are combined. The decay channels ...
• #### Precise Optical Spectroscopy with Ion Traps ﻿

(1988)
We have used stored ion methods to improve resolution and sensitivity in optical spectroscopy. Single atomic ions have been confined by electric and magnetic fields, cooled by laser radiation pressure to temperatures on ...
• #### Precise test of quantum jump theory ﻿

(1988)
Quantum jumps due solely to spontaneous Raman scattering between the Zeeman sublevels of a single Mg+24 ion have been observed in the fluorescence emitted by the ion. A theory of quantum jumps for this system predicts that ...
• #### Preconditioned iterative methods for inhomogeneous acoustic scattering applications ﻿

(2010)
This thesis develops and analyzes efficient iterative methods for solving discretizations of the Lippmann--Schwinger integral equation for inhomogeneous acoustic scattering. Analysis and numerical illustrations of the ...
• #### Preconditioner schemes for elliptic saddle-point matrices based upon Jacobi multi-band polynomial matrices ﻿

(1995)
Simulation of flow in porous media requires the numerical approximation of elliptic partial differential equations. Mixed finite element methods are frequently employed, because of local mass conservation and accurate ...
• #### Preconditioning the integral formulation of the Helmholtz equation via deflation ﻿

(2006)
In this thesis we propose methods for preconditioning Krylov subspace methods for solving the integral equation formulation of the Helmholtz partial differential equation for modeling scattered waves. An advantage of using ...

(1943-01)

(1967)

(1966)
• #### Predicting internal cell fluxes at sub-optimal growth ﻿

(2015)
Background: Flux Balance Analysis (FBA) is a widely used tool to model metabolic behavior and cellular function. Applications of FBA span a breadth of research from synthetic engineering of biofuels to understanding ...
• #### Predicting postinterview impressions from preinterview information: An examination of behavioral mediators ﻿

(1994)
Consistent with previous findings, interviewers' postinterview evaluations of applicants for correction officer positions were positively related to preinterview information on the applicants. The interviewer's conduct of ...
• #### Predicting Professional and Technical Performance among Medical Students: Personality, Cognitive Ability, and the Mediating Role of Knowledge ﻿

(2012)
The distinction between technical and contextual performance is widely recognized in the Industrial/Organization Psychology literature (Sackett & Lievens, 2008). Less well-understood are the causal antecedents of performance ...
• #### Predicting protein-protein interactions from primary structure ﻿

(2002)
One of the key challenges in the post-genomic era is to understand protein-protein interactions on a large scale. Given the primary structures of proteins and ligands, along with other information, how well can we ...
• #### PREDICTING THE USABILITY OF ALPHANUMERIC DISPLAYS ﻿

(1984)
A review of the literature on alphanumeric displays, especially computer-generated displays, suggests that four basic characteristics of display formats affect how well users can extract information from the displays: (1) ...
• #### Predicting wind induced damage to residential structures: a machine learning approach ﻿

(2015-05-06)
Hurricane winds can cause significant physical damage to residential properties. Pre-storm prediction of wind damage risk allows residents and city emergency officials to plan actions to reduce loss of life and property. ...

(1979-01)
• #### Prediction of fatigue life in relation to surface finish parameters ﻿

(1989)
One can safely claim that not one single surface roughness parameter, in terms of completely characterizing a surface, can be exhaustive. This study is both an experimental and theoretical study of characterizing surface ...
• #### Prediction of heart rate response to conclusion of the spontaneous breathing trial by fluctuation dissipation theory ﻿

(2013)
The non-equilibrium fluctuation dissipation theorem is applied to predict how critically ill patients respond to treatment, based upon data currently collected by standard hospital monitoring devices. This framework is ...
• #### Prediction of magnetospheric parameters using artificial neural networks ﻿

(1994)
Artificial neural network models have been developed that provide the magnetospheric parameters Dst, polar cap potential and the midnight equatorward boundary of diffuse aurora. Layered feedforward neural networks have ...

(1966)
• #### Prediction of the thermodynamic properties of associating polyatomic fluids ﻿

(1995)
Thermodynamic properties of associating polyatomic fluids are studied using molecular simulation and theory. The overall goal of this study was to develop a theory to predict the properties of fluid mixtures with intermolecular ...
• #### Prediction Oriented Marker Selection (PROMISE) for High Dimensional Regression with Application to Personalized Medicine ﻿

(2015-10-27)
In personalized medicine, biomarkers are used to select therapies with the highest likelihood of success based on a patients individual biomarker profile. Two important goals of biomarker selection are to choose a small ...
• #### Predictions ﻿

(1960-10-07)
• #### Predictive energy landscapes for folding α-helical transmembrane proteins ﻿

(2014)
We explore the hypothesis that the folding landscapes of membrane proteins are funneled once the proteins' topology within the membrane is established. We extend a protein folding model, the associative memory, water-mediated, ...
• #### Predictive Parallelization: A Framework for Reducing Tail Latencies of Web Search Queries ﻿

(2014-04-25)
We have become dependent on web search in our everyday lives. Web search services aim to provide fast responses to user queries, making the tail latency more important to reduce than the average latency. With modern multicore ...