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• #### IDEOLOGY AND LAND REFORM POLICIES IN POSTREVOLUTIONARY MEXICO: 1915-1965 (AGRARIAN) ﻿

(1986)
This research considers the relationship of ideology to public policy. The hypothesis it tests is that verbal adherence to an ideological orientation by a decision maker should translate into the implementation of related ...
• #### "If these walls could talk": The semiotics of domestic objects and the expression of ipseity in nineteenth-century American women's literature ﻿

(2008)
This project examines the decorative/architectural encoding of women's transgressive individualist desires in nineteenth-century America as depicted in women's literature. This literature illustrates the crucial role the ...
• #### Ignition of coal and char particles: Effects of pore structure and process conditions ﻿

(1998)
This study reports the results from experimental and theoretical studies aimed at elucidating the effects of particle pore structure and process conditions on the ignition of coal and char particles. A novel reactor combining ...
• #### Ignorance and Moral Responsibility: A Quality of Will Approach ﻿

(2012-09-05)
My central aim in the dissertation is to defend an account of the epistemic condition of moral responsibility that distinguishes culpable ignorance from non-culpable ignorance. The view that I defend is that ignorance is ...
• #### Illuminating biomolecular interactions with localized surface plasmon resonance ﻿

(2010)
Noble metal nanoparticles exhibit localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR), in which incident light causes a collective oscillation of a nanoparticle's free electrons. This phenomenon results in unique optical properties, ...

(1970)
• #### Image compression using multiscale geometric edge models ﻿

(2002)
Edges are of particular interest for image compression, as they communicate important information, contribute large amounts of high-frequency energy, and can generally be described with few parameters. Many of today's most ...
• #### IMAGE DATA COMPRESSION AND RECONSTRUCTION BASED ON FREQUENCY DOMAIN CONSIDERATIONS AND PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODELS ﻿

(1981)
The image data compression and reconstruction problems are investigated in this dissertation, and new techniques for their solution are presented. Conventional image transform coding techniques are given a spatial domain ...
• #### Image data compression using wavelet decomposition ﻿

(1995)
Wavelet-based multi-resolution representation has become a cutting-edge technology in the area of image data compression. Though the discrete wavelet transform is closely related to the perfect-reconstruction octave-band ...
• #### Image enhancement of a convex polyhedral object by optimal illumination ﻿

(1989)
It is possible to enhance the image of an object without any image processing by optimal illumination. This thesis first reviews some basic results in radiometry and image formation. Then it proposes a method for optimally ...
• #### Image processing via undecimated wavelet systems ﻿

(2000)
We have studied undecimated wavelet transforms and their applications in image denoising. Because of the redundancy of the undecimated wavelet transform, the inversion scheme which implements the Moore-Penrose inverse of ...

(1958)
• #### Images of Artistic Agency by Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Women Artists ﻿

(1998)
Sometime around the year 1630, Artemisia Gentileschi, a famed Baroque woman artist, painted one of her most intriguing masterpieces, the stunning Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting. As a personal statement, the image ...
• #### Imagination inflation: The effects of number of imaginings on recognition and source monitoring ﻿

(1997)
In two experiments, subjects heard simple action statements (e.g., "break the toothpick") and, in some conditions, performed the action or imagined performing it. After 10 minutes, 24 hours, 1 week, or 2 weeks they imagined ...
• #### Imaging and manipulating organometallic molecules by scanning tunneling microscopy ﻿

(2012)
Using scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) we have explored complex surface adsorbed molecules, nanocars, on Au(111) and the parameters related to the direct translation of these molecules by the STM tip. Specifically, the ...
• #### Imaging and vibrometry of the mouse cochlear apex using spectral domain optical coherence tomography ﻿

(2014-03-13)
Hearing loss affects millions of Americans and is of increasing concern to an aging population. It can occur as a result of congenital malformations or damage to the functional soft tissues within the hearing organ, the ...
• #### Imaging and Visual Classification by Knowledge-Enhanced Compressive Imaging ﻿

(2015-09-10)
Compressive imaging is a technology that uses multiplexed measurements and the sparsity of many natural images to efficiently capture and reconstruct images. The compressive single pixel camera is one embodiment of such ...
• #### Imaging complex structures with semi-recursive Kirchoff migration ﻿

(2000)
Attempting to image the subsurface in areas of complex geology and rapid lateral velocity variation is a challenging problem. In particular, using prestack Kirchhoff migration in conjunction with first arrival travel times ...
• #### Imaging lithospheric structure beneath the Colorado Plateau and its adjacent regions using Rayleigh wave tomography ﻿

(2010)
This thesis presents a new 3-D shear velocity (Vs) model of the lithospheric structure beneath the Colorado Plateau and its surrounding regions to understand the complicated lithospheric modifications caused by major ...
• #### Imaging minimal immersions of RP(2) in S(3) ﻿

(1987)
A method for producing computer-generated images of Willmore immersions of RP$\sp2$ is discussed and sample images of several immersions are included.