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Attitudes and behaviors towards risky driving among adolescents in Saudi Arabia

Attitudes and behaviors towards risky driving among adolescents in Saudi Arabia

Date: May 14, 2016
Creator: Ramisetty-Mikler, Suhasini & Almakadma, Abdulkarim
Description: This article investigates perceptions and attitudes of school youth concerning risky driving behaviors in Saudi Arabia.
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Solving the (n² - 1)-Puzzle with 8/3 n³ Expected Moves

Solving the (n² - 1)-Puzzle with 8/3 n³ Expected Moves

Date: July 10, 2015
Creator: Parberry, Ian
Description: In this article, it is shown that the greedy algorithm for the (n² - 1)-puzzle makes 8/3 + O(n²) expected moves. This analysis is verified experimentally on 10,000 random instances each of the (n² - 1)-puzzle for 4 ≤ n ≤ 200.
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A RESTful API for exchanging materials data in the AFLOWLIB.org consortium

A RESTful API for exchanging materials data in the AFLOWLIB.org consortium

Date: July 24, 2014
Creator: Taylor, Richard H.; Rose, Frisco; Toher, Cormac; Levy, Ohad; Yang, Kesong; Buongiorno Nardelli, Marco et al.
Description: This article discusses the introduction of an Application Program Interface (API) following REST principles for the AFLOWLIB.org materials data repositories consortium.
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Modeling analysis of the impact of anthropogenic emission sources on ozone concentration over selected urban areas in Texas

Modeling analysis of the impact of anthropogenic emission sources on ozone concentration over selected urban areas in Texas

Date: September 9, 2012
Creator: Farooqui, Zuber M.; John, Kuruvilla; Biswas, Jhumoor & Sule, Neelesh
Description: This article discusses a regional photochemical modeling experiment set up to simulate a high ozone episode of September 11-14, 2002 to evaluate the impact of various anthropogenic emissions sources on ozone concentrations.
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Cyber-Physical Systems Can Make Emergency Response Smart

Cyber-Physical Systems Can Make Emergency Response Smart

Date: July 7, 2015
Creator: Zander, Justyna; Mosterman, Pieter J.; Padir, Taskin; Wan, Yan & Fu, Shengli
Description: This paper from the Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2015 conference proceedings discusses the Smart Emergency Response System prototype built in the context of the SmartAmerica Challenge 2013-2014 by a team of nine organizations led by MathWorks.
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A secure data routing schema for WSN using Elliptic Curve Cryptography and homomorphic encryption

A secure data routing schema for WSN using Elliptic Curve Cryptography and homomorphic encryption

Date: December 7, 2015
Creator: Elhoseny, Mohamed; Elminir, Hamdy; Riad, Alaa & Yuan, Xiaohui
Description: This article proposes a novel encryption schema based on Elliptic Curve Cyrptography (ECC) and homomorphic encryption to secure data transmission in wireless sensor networks.
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UV-induced modification of fused silica: Insights from ReaxFF-based molecular dynamics simulations

UV-induced modification of fused silica: Insights from ReaxFF-based molecular dynamics simulations

Date: September 16, 2016
Creator: Tian, Ye; Du, Jincheng; Zu, Xiaotao; Han, Wei; Yuan, Xiaodong & Zheng, Wanguo
Description: This article discusses molecular dynamics simulations performed to present evidence that silica structure in both short and medium ranges is directly modified by UV-induced defects.
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An Interactive Model for Vector Borne Diseases: A Simulation for Zika in French Polynesia

An Interactive Model for Vector Borne Diseases: A Simulation for Zika in French Polynesia

Date: September 21, 2016
Creator: Gwalani, Harsha; Alshammari, Sultanah M. & Mikler, Armin R.
Description: Post presented at Contagion 2016, a satellite meeting at the 2016 Conference on Complex Systems. This poster presents a stochastic agent-based model that simulates the transmission of ZIKA via mosquitoes in 11 islands in the French Polynesia.
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Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity

Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity

Date: October 5, 2016
Creator: Xia, Changlei; Garcia, Andres C.; Shi, Sheldon Q.; Qiu, Ying; Warner, Nathaniel; Wu, Yingji et al.
Description: This article finds that the synergy of natural fiber with hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) could significantly improve thermal conductivity, compared with that solely using hBN.
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Dual-Wavelength Terahertz Metasurfaces with Independent Phase and Amplitude Control at Each Wavelength

Dual-Wavelength Terahertz Metasurfaces with Independent Phase and Amplitude Control at Each Wavelength

Date: September 23, 2016
Creator: Ding, Jun; Xu, Ningning; Ren, Han; Lin, Yuankun; Zhang, Weili & Zhang, Hualiang
Description: This article describes the design of a dual-wavelength achromatic metasurface-based deflector deflecting the incident wave to the same direction at two selected wavelengths, which has circumvented the critical limitation of strong wavelength dependence in the planar metasurface-based devices caused by the resonant nature of the plasmonic structures.
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Controlling the length scale and distribution of the ductile phase in metallic glass composites through friction stir processing

Controlling the length scale and distribution of the ductile phase in metallic glass composites through friction stir processing

Date: June 24, 2014
Creator: Singh Arora, Harpreet; Mridha, Sanghita; Singh Grewal, Harpeet; Singh, Harpreet; Hofmann, Douglas C. & Mukherjee, Sundeep
Description: This article demonstrates the refinement and uniform distribution of the crystalline dendritic phase by friction stir processing of titanium based in situ ductile-phase reinforced metallic glass composite.
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Optomechanical Design for Precision Lens Positioning and Mounting

Optomechanical Design for Precision Lens Positioning and Mounting

Date: August 25, 2016
Creator: Wang, Shuping; Zhang, Chi; Alt, Mark; Davis, Colleen; Gardner, Michael L. & Ji, Zheng
Description: This article presents a lens positioning and mounting in a few microns accuracy using a kinematic mount module.
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Sources Affecting PM₂̣ ₅ Concentrations at a Rural Semi-Arid Coastal Site in South Texas

Sources Affecting PM₂̣ ₅ Concentrations at a Rural Semi-Arid Coastal Site in South Texas

Date: November 22, 2012
Creator: Karnae, Saritha & John, Kuruvilla
Description: This article employs an advanced factor analysis technique with principal component analysis/absolute principal component scores and positive matrix factorization to apportion the sources influencing the PM₂̣ ₅ levels measured during 2003 through 2005 at a rural coastal site located within the Corpus Christi urban airshed in South Texas.
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Robust self-cleaning and micromanipulation capabilities of gecko spatulae and their bio-mimics

Robust self-cleaning and micromanipulation capabilities of gecko spatulae and their bio-mimics

Date: November 20, 2015
Creator: Xu, Quan; Wan, Yiyang; Hu, Travis Shihao; Liu, Tony X.; Tao, Dashui; Niewiarowski, Peter H. et al.
Description: This article reports a unique self-cleaning mechanism possessed by the nano-pads of gecko spatulae.
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Carbon-based electrocatalysts for advanced energy conversion and storage

Carbon-based electrocatalysts for advanced energy conversion and storage

Date: August 28, 2015
Creator: Zhang, Jintao; Xia, Zhenhai & Dai, Liming
Description: This article presents a critical review on the recent advances in carbon-based metal-free catalysts for fuel cells and metal-air batteries, and discusses the perspectives and challenges in this rapidly developing field of practical significance.
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Effect of Impregnated Inorganic Nanoparticles on the Properties of the Kenaf Bast Fibers

Effect of Impregnated Inorganic Nanoparticles on the Properties of the Kenaf Bast Fibers

Date: August 22, 2014
Creator: Liang, Kaiwen; Shi, Sheldon Q. & Wang, Ge
Description: This article evaluates the properties of the chemically retted kenaf bast fiber impregnated with the inorganic nanoparticles.
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A Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Cableless Geophone Unit for Passive Surface Wave Surveys

A Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Cableless Geophone Unit for Passive Surface Wave Surveys

Date: September 25, 2015
Creator: Dai, Kaoshan; Li, Xiaofeng; Lu, Chuan; You, Qingyu; Huang, Zhenhua & Wu, H. Felix
Description: This article presents a hardware design for a low-cost energy-efficient geophone system to better facilitate field applications of the passive surface wave survey.
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Effects of Carbonization Temperature and Component Ratio on Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Effectiveness of Woodceramics

Effects of Carbonization Temperature and Component Ratio on Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Effectiveness of Woodceramics

Date: July 2, 2016
Creator: Tao, Yubo; Li, Peng & Shi, Sheldon Q.
Description: This article explores the effects of carbonization temperature and mass ratio of wood/resin on electromagnetic interference, shielding effectiveness, and morphology of woodceramics.
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Bottom-up assembly of metallic germanium

Bottom-up assembly of metallic germanium

Date: August 10, 2015
Creator: Scappucci, Giordano; Klesse, Wolfgang M.; Yeoh, LaReine A.; Carter, Damien J.; Warschkow, Oliver; Marks, Nigel A. et al.
Description: This article demonstrates that free electrons from distinct 2D dopant layers coalesce into a homogeneous 3D conductor using anisotropic quantum interference measurements, atom probe tomography, and density functional theory.
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Preparation and Characterization of Injectable Brushite Filled-Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) Bone Cement

Preparation and Characterization of Injectable Brushite Filled-Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) Bone Cement

Date: September 19, 2014
Creator: Rodriguez, Lucas C.; Chari, Jonathan; Aghyarian, Shant; Gindri, Izabelle M.; Kosmopoulos, Victor & Rodrigues, Danieli C.
Description: This article discusses the design of an alternative cement system that can better accommodate calcium-phosphate additives while preserving cement rheological properties and performance.
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Quantifying Access Disparities in Response Plans

Quantifying Access Disparities in Response Plans

Date: January 15, 2016
Creator: Indrakanti, Saratchandra; Mikler, Armin R.; O'Neil II, Martin & Tiwari, Chetan
Description: This article develops and explores data driven methods to quantify vulnerabilities in the context of response plans, addressing limitations on the availability, granularity, and currency of data to identify vulnerable populations.
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Modeling immune response and its effect on infectious disease outbreak dynamics

Modeling immune response and its effect on infectious disease outbreak dynamics

Date: March 5, 2016
Creator: Reyes-Silveyra, Jorge & Mikler, Armin R.
Description: This article presents a model that incorporates individuals' immune responses to further examine the role of the collective immune response of individuals in a population during an infectious outbreak.
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Fabrication of Wood-Rubber Composites Using Rubber Compound as a Bonding Agent Instead of Adhesives

Fabrication of Wood-Rubber Composites Using Rubber Compound as a Bonding Agent Instead of Adhesives

Date: June 14, 2016
Creator: Shao, Dongwei; Xu, Min; Cai, Liping & Shi, Sheldon Q.
Description: This article describes fabricating wood-rubber composites using rubber processing to improve water resistance and mechanical properties.
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Plasma Treated Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) for Epoxy Nanocomposites

Plasma Treated Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) for Epoxy Nanocomposites

Date: December 19, 2011
Creator: Ritts, Andrew C.; Yu, Qingsong; Li, Hao; Lombardo, Stephen J.; Han, Xu; Xia, Zhenhai et al.
Description: This article describes the depositing of plasma nanocoating of allylamine on the surfaces of multi-walled carbon nanotubes to provide desirable functionalities and thus to tailor the surface characteristics of multi-walled carbon nanotubes for improved dispersion and interfacial adhesion in epoxy matrices.
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