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Creating greater accessibility to special collections materials for patrons with vision disabilities

Description: Report asserts that the project aimed to create greater accessibility to archival and rare materials in UNT Special Collections for patrons with reduced or low vision disabilities through the purchase of Freedom Scientific's TOPAX XL HD desktop video magnifier and the creation of an accessibility station for the Judge Sarah T. Hughes Reading Room.
Date: August 31, 2023
Creator: May, Meagan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Artificial Intelligence and Copyright

Description: This report describes how the United States Copyright Office is undertaking a study of the copyright law and policy issues raised by artificial intelligence systems.
Date: August 30, 2023
Creator: Wilson, Suzanne V. & Strong, Maria
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Acquisition and Use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies by DHS Components

Description: This report is a policy statement that guides Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Operational and Support Components and directs actions that should be taken to establish policy and practices governing the acquisition and use of artificial intelligence and machine learning technology within the department.
Date: August 8, 2023
Creator: Mayorkas, Alejandro N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Current State of Artificial Intelligence in Disaster Recovery: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Directions

Description: This report explored the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in disaster response and environmental remediation by providing a historical overview, conducting a meta-analysis of related literature, identifying natural language processing (NLP) and image analysis as key research areas, and presenting conceptual examples of AI's potential applications.
Date: August 2023
Creator: Boe, Tiimothy & Sayles, Gregory
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Around the World

Description: This report provides a list of jurisdictions in the world where legislation that specifically refers to AI or systems utilizing AI have been adopted or proposed. The list only includes adopted or proposed legislation that specifically refers to AI.
Date: August 2023
Creator: Cantekin, Kayahan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Naming Commission - Final Report to Congress, Part I: United States Army Bases

Description: Report summarizing the recommendations of The Naming Commission's findings regarding army bases as mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which mandates the removal of names, symbols, displays, monuments and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America. "Part 1 of the three-part Naming Commission Final Report .... recommends new names for nine military bases (Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Fort P… more
Date: August 2022
Creator: United States. Naming Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Naming Commission - Final Report to Congress, Part II: U.S. Military Academy and U.S. Naval Academy

Description: Report summarizing the recommendations of The Naming Commission's findings regarding military academies in the United States as mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which mandates the removal of names, symbols, displays, monuments and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America. "Part II of the Naming Commission 's Final Report .... addresses assets on the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point and the United States … more
Date: August 2022
Creator: United States. Naming Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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S&T Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Strategic Plan

Description: This report presents goals that will enable the Science and Technology Directorate to conduct artificial intelligence and machine learning research, development, test, and evaluation activities to support DHS mission needs.
Date: August 2021
Creator: United States. Department of Homeland Security. Science and Technology Directorate
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Final Report of the SEAB to Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette regarding the Department of Energy and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Description: This report summarizes recommendations to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board from a working group dedicated to understanding the Department of Energy's approach to managing, utilizing, and securing the Department's AI assets, processes, and data.
Date: August 12, 2020
Creator: Baggett, David; Choudhary, Alok; Clark, Micah; Hahn, Erin; Hruby, Jill; Llorens, Ashley et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A 20-Year Community Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence Research in the US

Description: This report describes AI research priorities for the next 20 years in a wide range of areas in AI and related disciplines. The authors of this report state that this proposed plan will bring the field of AI research to a new era of AI research to tackle long-standing and multidisciplinary problems.
Date: August 16, 2019
Creator: Gil, Yolanda & Selman, Bart
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence & Wireless Spectrum: Opportunities and Challenges

Description: This report is a summary of the Artificial Intelligence and Wireless Spectrum: Opportunities and Challenges conference. The purpose of the workshop was to identify areas where AI techniques, including ML, can help increase efficiency of wireless spectrum use and to discuss ongoing spectrum management research that utilizes AI techniques.
Date: August 2019
Creator: Lee, Joyce; Nandagopal, Thyga & DiFrancisco, Mike
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Securities Regulation and Initial Coin Offerings: A Legal Primer

Description: This report discusses the principles that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and courts use to determine whether a transaction qualifies as an offering of "securities" under the Securities Act and the Exchange Act, and the application of those principles to initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Date: August 31, 2018
Creator: Sykes, Jay B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations

Description: This report provides information and analysis on Turkish relations with the United States, Russia, Syria, and Kurdish groups. Domestic issues in Turkey include economic issues and President Erdogan's increasing authoritarianism.
Date: August 31, 2018
Creator: Zanotti, Jim & Thomas, Clayton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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India: Religious Freedom Issues

Description: This report provides an overview of religious freedom issues in India including a broad discussion of the religious demographics and freedoms, and human rights. It also discusses specific areas of religiously-motivated repression and violence and perceived assaults on freedoms of expression and operations by nongovernmental organizations that are seen as harmful to India's secular traditions and the U.S-promoted goal of interfaith tolerance.
Date: August 30, 2018
Creator: Kronstadt, K. Alan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Questioning Judicial Nominees: Legal Limitations and Practice

Description: This report examines the relevant considerations for questioning judicial nominees. It describes applicable canons of judicial ethics that may discourage judicial nominees from answering certain questions posed by Members of Congress; which types of questions prior federal judicial nominees have answered or declined to answer, focusing on nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court; and some takeaways for Members.
Date: August 30, 2018
Creator: Lewis, Kevin M. & Brannon, Valerie C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Turkey's Currency Crisis

Description: This report discusses the currency crisis in Turkey, implications for the Turkish and U.S. economies, and questions for Congress to consider.
Date: August 30, 2018
Creator: Nelson, Rebecca M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The "Flores Settlement" and Alien Families Apprehended at the U.S. Border: Frequently Asked Questions

Description: This report answers frequently asked legal questions pertaining to the Flores Settlement and the settlement's impact on the detention of alien families apprehended at or near the U.S. border. In particular, the report addresses (1) background of the litigation, (2) how the Settlement restricts DHS's power to keep families in detention, (3) the relationship between the Ms. L. litigation and the Settlement, (4) the executive branch's policy options under the Settlement, and (5) the extent to whic… more
Date: August 28, 2018
Creator: Peck, Sarah Herman & Harrington, Ben
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Trade Debates: Select Disputes and Actions

Description: This report discusses a number of significant trade disputes involving the United States over the past 100 years. It is a response to the 271 active trade disputes currently being addressed in the World Trade Organization (WTO) that involve the United States.
Date: August 28, 2018
Creator: Schwarzenberg, Andres B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Records, Papers, Decisions: Kavanaugh Records and the Presidential Records Act

Description: This report discusses the release of records pertaining to Judge Brett Kavanaugh's tenure in the George W. Bush Administration and the Office of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr, which have been the subject of ongoing congressional interest since Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.
Date: August 27, 2018
Creator: Stuessy, Meghan M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Judicial Fact-Finding and Criminal Sentencing: Current Practice and Potential Change

Description: This report provides an overview of criminal sentencing law by briefly describing the use of relevant conduct under the Guidelines and tracing the Supreme Court case law that has informed the practice, before addressing judicial commentary and recently proposed legislation regarding the use of acquitted or uncharged conduct at sentencing.
Date: August 24, 2018
Creator: Foster, Michael A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Supreme Court Nomination: CRS Products

Description: This document provides a list of all the Congressional Research Service reports describing the judicial decisions of Justice Kennedy and Judge Kavanaugh, as well as Supreme Court vacancies and nominations.
Date: August 24, 2018
Creator: Nolan, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Yemen: Civil War and Regional Intervention

Description: This report provides information on the ongoing crisis in Yemen. Now in its fourth year, the war in Yemen shows no signs of abating. On June 12, 2018, the Saudi-led coalition, a multinational grouping of armed forces led primarily by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), launched Operation Golden Victory, with the aim of retaking the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah. The coalition also has continued to conduct air strikes inside Yemen. The war has killed thousands of Yemenis, including … more
Date: August 24, 2018
Creator: Sharp, Jeremy M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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