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  • Communication and Round Balanced Oblivious FSM Evaluation 

    Horst, Caleb
    Privacy is a major issue in the age of the Internet. Many advances are being made in Cryptography regarding performing computations over private data, both in homomorphic encryption, multi-party computation, and applications ...
  • A Sequence Based Approach for Predicting Clinical Events 

    Zahid, Anam
    The data associated to each patient increases almost linearly as the patient flows through the continuum of care. Analysis of the data collected during a patient’s admission to the hospital reveals that it grows vertically ...
  • Exploratory Wayfinding in Wide Field Ethnography 

    Arisoy, Aytul
    This thesis focuses on what wayfinding means in Wide Field Ethnography (WFE), and how to improve wayfinding activities in WFE datasets. WFE datasets are too large, unstructured and complex for researchers to easily understand, ...
  • Scalable Propagation Algorithms for Node Labeling in Bipartite Graphs 

    Nebulishvili, Natalia
    Bipartite graphs are graphs whose vertices can be partitioned into 2 different independent sets. Many interesting machine learning problems either present themselves naturally as problems of node ...
  • Fresh Techniques: Getting ready to use hip hop in the classroom 

    Rowland, Danielle (2016)
    A workbook-style reflection exercise prompts readers to consider potential uses of hip-hop in their own library instruction in a culturally responsive manner.
  • Mt. Bachelor Observatory 2015 data 

    Jaffe, Daniel (2016-11-22)
    The Mt. Bachelor Observatory (MBO) is a high altitude atmospheric research station that is located at the Mt. Bachelor ski area in Central Oregon. The observatory was started by Prof. Dan Jaffe in 2004. Over this time, ...
  • Starting Small Practicing Critical Pedagogy through Collective Conversation 

    Watson, Megan; Ellenwood, Dave (ACRL, 2016)
  • Classifying Child Maltreatment by Brain Imaging Data 

    Khankhajeh, Sina
    Childhood maltreatment is a condition that leads to the development of behavioral issues and affect brain structure and functionality. Recent neuroimaging studies provide connection between deficits in brain volume, gray ...
  • Predictive Analytics and Decision Support for Heart Failure patients 

    Hassan, Aftab
    In the last few years, legislations such as the Patient Protection and A ordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, have emphasised the need for improving the quality of health care. Part of the programs introduced by this ...
  • On My Mind 

    Shaw, Carol Anderson
    University of Washington Abstract On My Mind Carol Anderson Shaw Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Assistant Professor Sarah Dowling School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science On My Mind engages with complex issues of ...
  • Bag of Flesh: MFA Thesis 

    Donnelly, Ellen Hathaway
    Bag of Flesh: MFA Thesis is a collection of short stories and poems centered on dysfunctional personalities. Using a range of voices, the book explores issues of identity and selfhood in restrictive societies. By employing ...
  • A[not]her Nature 

    Taylor-Hough, Deborah Lynne
    A[not]her Nature is a collection of collage poems (centos) written in response to environmental issues. The language in many of these poems is drawn from, or responds to, seminal works of nature writing in an attempt to ...
  • California Calling 

    Singer-Velush, Natalie
    California Calling is a literary memoir that traces the narrator’s story of crossing over into California from Canada at sixteen and her desire to assimilate into both a place and herself. By asking what it means to be ...
  • County 

    Sanders, David Alan
    County is a book that examines relationships and forms myths through careful examination of and conversation with family photographs. The book relies heavily on the passing down of stories from one generation to the next. ...
  • Self Taut 

    Carson, Andrew
    What do you do when you aren’t yourself? Self Taut is a collection of poetry and drawings in four parts explores the interstices of self-awareness. Through rhythmic and lyrical movements, emotions reveal themselves in ...
  • Images of a Broken World 

    Shrauger, David M.
    Images of a Broken World is a creative thesis and a collection of short stories that explore violence in all of its forms and the destiny of humanity in a world that often rejects its humanity in favor of technology. An ...
  • Helene & Writing Abuse, Shame, and Death: A Poetics of Spirit within the Failing Body 

    Gregory, Tracy Jane
    Helene is a cross-genre text through the lens of a young female woman, Helene, that both ruminates on the grief caused by having a female body, specifically one that fails to meet the expectations of others, and pays homage ...
  • Black Medicine 

    Hoffman, Andrew
    Black Medicine is a novella that combines elements of both the Western genre and the Gothic ghost story. The intention of the tale was to place the claustrophobia of Gothic ghost stories within the open spaces of the Western ...
  • We/Me 

    Young, Kaitlin
    University of Washington Abstract We/Me Kaitlin Young Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Assistant Professor, Amaranth Borsuk School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences We/Me uses hand-stitched poems to explore how ...
  • The Tuck 

    Burland, Benjamin de L'isle
    “There is no place for fear in this new world of ours, Mr. Peck. It can only hurt you, be used against you. I’m sure you see this; understand it better than I do. The question is: are you ready to feel better? To be ...

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