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    • Improved wavelet-based multiresolution edge detection in noisy images 

      Lee, Yunwoo; Kozatis, Samuel Peter (1999-07-21)
      We used the multiresolution property of the discrete wavelet transform to detect edges in noisy images. In our approach, we used wavelets corresponding to 1 and 2 derivatives to generate noisy wavelet coefficients. Then, ...
    • Improving arithmetic circuits for solving constraint satisfaction and optimization problems 

      Silaghi, Marius Cӑlin (2004-10-13)
      In the recent years we have proposed a set of secure multiparty computations for solving distributed constraint satisfaction and optimization problems, with applications to areas like distributed scheduling, configurations, ...
    • Improving Crash Safety of Jet Dragsters Through Modeling and Analysis 

      Sanchez, Paige L (2017-07)
      The objective of this thesis was to analyze how additional foam implementation in a jet dragster driver’s compartment can improve driver safety in the case of an accident. This analysis was divided into two sections: a ...
    • Improving high-resolution model forecasts of downslope winds in the Las Vegas Valley 

      Pattantyus, Andre K.; Chiao, Sen; Czyzyk, Stanley (2011-01-12)
      Numerical simulations for severe downslope winds as well as trapped lee waves in Nevada's Las Vegas Valley were performed in this study. The goal of this study was to improve model forecasts of downslopewind-event intensities. ...
    • Improving learning implicit user interest hierarchy with variable length phrases 

      Kim, Hyoung-Rae; Chan, Philip K. (2003-06-11)
      A continuum of general to specific interests of a user called a user interest hierarchy (UIH) represents a user's interests at different abstraction levels. A UIH can be learned from a set of web pages visited by a user. ...
    • Improving STB Devices' Parental Control 

      Alfathe, Mahmood Fawzi (2018-07)
      In this dissertation, an IPTV system was designed with new viewer parental control authentication method. People deal with traditional IPTV systems that use simple authentication numeric passcodes, and this topic did not ...
    • Impulsive discontinuous hyperbolic partial differential equations of fractional order on banach algebras 

      Abbas, Saïd; Agarwal, Ravi P.; Benchohra, Mouffak (2010)
      This article studies the existence of solutions and extremal solutions to partial hyperbolic differential equations of fractional order with impulses in Banach algebras under Lipschitz and Carathéodory conditions and certain ...
    • Impulsive semilinear neutral functional differential inclusions with multivalued jumps 

      Abada, Nadjet; Agarwal, Ravi P.; Benchohra, Mouffak; Hammouche, Hadda (2011-04-07)
      In this paper we establish sufficient conditions for the existence of mild solutions and extremal mild solutions for some densely defined impulsive semilinear neutral functional differential inclusions in separable Banach ...
    • In Situ Bitumen Hydrocarbon Extraction and Upgrading 

      Frandsen, Athela; Hogan, Dennis; McCuskey, Samantha
      Bitumen, or “oil sands,” is a mixture of very heavy and extremely viscous semi-solid carbon chain compounds and asphaltenes embedded in sand, soil, and rocky geological features. Our process utilizes Steam Assisted Gravity ...
    • In vitro activities of 2,2'-bipyridyl analogs against Mycobacterium leprae 

      Dhople, Arvind Madhav; Ibáñez, María Antonia; Dhople, Anita A. (1994-12)
      In vitro susceptibility of Mycobacterium leprae to two bipyridyl analogs was studied by using two biochemical parameters to measure the metabolic activity of the organism. VUF-8514 at 0.16 μg/ml, but not VUF-8842, completely ...
    • In vitro activity of levofloxacin, singly and in combination with rifamycin analogs, against Mycobacterium leprae 

      Dhople, Arvind Madhav; Ibáñez, María Antonia (1995-09)
      The in vitro susceptibility of Mycobacterium leprae to levofloxacin was studied by using two biochemical parameters to measure the metabolic activity of the organism. Levofloxacin consistently exhibited twofold greater ...
    • IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF CONRADINA ETONIA 

      Peterson, Cheryl L.; Weigel, Russell C. (2002)
      Conservation institutions worldwide such as the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew (U.K.) have frequently used in vitro propagation (micropropagation) as a valuable tool to support the conservation of some threatened and ...
    • Incentive auctions and stable marriages problems solved with floor (n/2) -privacy of human preferences 

      Silaghi, Marius Cǎlin (2004-07-08)
      Incentive auctions let several participants to cooperate for clearing a set of offers and requests, ensuring that each participant cannot do better than by inputting his true utility. This increases the social welfare by ...
    • Inclusive and differential measurements of the tt charge asymmetry in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV 

      Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.; Baarmand, M.M.; Bhopatkar, Vallary; Hohlmann, Marcus; Roy, Tuhin S.; Yumiceva, Francisco X.; Mareskas-palcek, D.; Kalakhety, H. (2016-06-10)
      The tt- charge asymmetry is measured in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV. The data, collected with the CMS experiment at the LHC, correspond to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb-1. Selected ...
    • Inclusive b-hadron production cross section with muons in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV 

      Khachatryan, Vardan; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.R.; Baarmand, Marc M.; Dorney, B.; Guragain, Samir; Hohlmann, Marcus; Kalakhety, Himali; Ralich, Robert M.; Vodopiyanov, Igor (2011-03-18)
      A measurement of the b-hadron production cross section in proton-proton collisions at √s = 7TeV is presented. The dataset, corresponding to 85 nb−1, was recorded with the CMS experiment at the LHC using a low-threshold ...
    • Inclusive b-jet production in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV 

      Chatrchyan, S.; Khachatryan, Vardan; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.R.; Adam, Wolfgang; Baarmand, Marc M.; Dorney, B.; Hohlmann, Marcus; Kalakhety, Himali; Vodopiyanov, Igor (2012-04-17)
      The inclusive b-jet production cross section in pp collisions at a center-of mass energy of 7 TeV is measured using data collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC. The cross section is presented as a function of the jet ...
    • Inclusive cross section and single transverse spin asymmetry for very forward neutron production in polarized p+p collisions at √s=200 GeV 

      Adare, Andrew Marshall; Afanasiev, Sergei V.; Aidala, Christine A.; Ajitanand, N. N.; Akiba, Yasuyuki; Al-Bataineh, H.; Alexander, J.; Baksay, Gyöngyi; Baksay, László A.; Rembeczki, S.; Hohlmann, Marcus (2013-08-08)
      The energy dependence of the single-transverse-spin asymmetry, A N, and the cross section for neutron production at very forward angles were measured in the PHENIX experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider for ...
    • Inclusive Search for a Highly Boosted Higgs Boson Decaying to a Bottom Quark-Antiquark Pair 

      Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A. R.; Adam, Wolfgang; Baarmand, Marc M.; Bhopatkar, Vallary; Colafranceschi, Stefano; Hohlmann, Marcus; Noonan, Daniel; Roy, Tuhin S.; Yumiceva, F. (2018-02-14)
      An inclusive search for the standard model Higgs boson (H) produced with large transverse momentum (pT) and decaying to a bottom quark-antiquark pair (bb) is performed using a data set of pp collisions at s=13 TeV collected ...
    • Inclusive search for a vector-like T quark with charge 2/3 in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV 

      Chatrchyan, S.A.; Khachatryan, Vardan; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.R.; Adam, Wolfgang; Baarmand, Marc M.; Dorney, B.; Hohlmann, Marcus; Kalakhety, Himali; Yumiceva, Francisco (2014-02-05)
      A search is performed for a massive new vector-like quark T, with charge 2 3 , that is pair produced together with its antiparticle in proton–proton collisions. The data were collected by the CMS experiment at the Large ...
    • Inclusive search for supersymmetry using razor variables in pp collisions at s =13 TeV 

      Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.; Baarmand, M.M.; Bhopatkar, Vallary; Hohlmann, Marcus; Noonan, D.; Colafranceschi, Stefano; Roy, Tuhin S.; Yumiceva, Francisco X. (2017-01-06)
      An inclusive search for supersymmetry using razor variables is performed in events with four or more jets and no more than one lepton. The results are based on a sample of proton-proton collisions corresponding to an ...