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A novel statistical method for rare-variant association studies in general pedigrees

Description: In this paper, the authors discuss a novel statistical method for rare-variant association studies in general pedigrees for quantitative traits. This method uses a retrospective view that treats the traits as fixed and the genotypes as random, which accounts for complex and undefined ascertainment of families.
Date: October 18, 2016
Creator: Zhu, Huanhuan; Wang, Zhenchuan; Wang, Xuexia & Sha, Qiuying
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

More comprehensive forensic genetic marker analyses for accurate human remains identification using massively parallel DNA sequencing

Description: This paper uses massively parallel sequencing (MPS) to characterize 140-year-old human skeletal remains discovered at a historical site in Deadwood, South Dakota, United States.
Date: October 17, 2016
Creator: Ambers, Angie D.; Churchill, Jennifer D.; King, Jonathan L.; Stoljarova, Monika; Gill-King, Harrell; Assidi, Mourad et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Turning Students On To Your Library's Web Site: using web site usability techniques to improve student use of your library's site

Description: This paper introduces the concept of web site usability, provides a brief introduction to the techniques, offers examples from two “real life” studies that show how the techniques of formal usability studies, focus groups, and card sorts can be used and offers tips and tricks for employing these techniques.
Date: February 5, 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Partner: UNT Libraries

Automated measurement of quality of mucosa inspection for colonscopy

Description: This paper from the International Conference on Computational Science conference proceedings presents new methods that derive a new quality metric for automated scoring of quality of mucosa inspection performed by the endoscopist.
Date: May 31, 2010
Creator: Liu, Xuemin; Tavanapong, Wallapak; Wong, Johnny; Oh, JungHwan & de Groen, Piet C.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Slurry erosion of thermal spray coatings: Effect of sand concentration

Description: This paper from the Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013 conference proceedings discusses using Ni based thermal spray coatings deposited on a commonly used hydroturbine steel.
Date: April 12, 2014
Creator: Singh Grewal, Harpeet; Singh Arora, Harpreet; Agrawal, Anupam; Singh, Harpreet & Mukherjee, Sundeep
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Gleipnir: A Memory Analysis Tool

Description: This paper from the International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2011 conference proceedings describes a program profiling and analysis tool called Gleipnir.
Date: May 14, 2011
Creator: Janjusic, Tomislav; Kavi, Krishna M. & Potter, Brandon
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Cyber-Physical Systems Can Make Emergency Response Smart

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.
Date: July 7, 2015
Creator: Zander, Justyna; Mosterman, Pieter J.; Padir, Taskin; Wan, Yan & Fu, Shengli
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

Description: This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Comparison of different methods for monitoring glacier changes observed by Landsat images

Description: This paper presents three methods for classifying glacier boundaries, compares the three methods to provide advice on how to choose an appropriate method, and analyzes the relationship between glacier change and the trends of precipitation and temperature.
Date: March 18, 2014
Creator: Man, Qixia; Guo, Huadong; Liu, Guang & Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios

Description: This paper presents the development of a rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios using volunteered geographic information from OpenStreetMap street centerlines and airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data.
Date: February 25, 2014
Creator: Liu, W.; Dong, Pinliang; Liu, S. & Liu, J.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Description: This paper provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Improving Access Points for Local History Preservation by Listening to Users

Description: This paper discusses the role user experience (UX) research can play in representing and preserving local history and cultural identity, and it concludes with pragmatic advice about how UX can inform metadata design in future projects.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Investigation of Structural and Optical Properties of Ag Nanoclusters Formed in Si(100) After Multiple Implantations of Low Energies Ag Ions and Post-Thermal Annealing at a Temperature Below the Ag-Si Eutectic Point

Description: This paper investigates the synthesis of Ag NCs in Si(100) substrate by implanting multiple energies and fluences of Ag ions and subsequent thermal annealing.
Date: April 2, 2014
Creator: Dhoubhadel, Mangal; Rout, Bibhudutta; Lakshantha, Wickramaarachchige J.; Das, Sushanta K.; D'Souza, Francis; Glass, Gary A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: This paper presents a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit