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    • "~" A Mash-Up: A Poetics of Defiance in the Age of the Internet of Everything 

      Mathison, Tiare Louise
      A-Mashup. I borrow this word from the pop/rock music scene where the word `DJ' now refers to someone who has multiple turntables at her fingertips, along with her computer, so she can `mash' the music together. My fingers ...
    • MASS CUDA: ABSTRACTING MANY CORE PARALLEL PROGRAMMING FROM AGENT BASED MODELING FRAMEWORKS 

      Hart, Nathaniel Breault
      Agent based modeling is the practice of simulating complex interactions by modeling the behavior of a single agent in the interaction, then observing the emergent behavior that occurs when many of those Agents interact. ...
    • Mindfulness Classes Transform the Experiences of Postpartum Women 

      Abbott, Shannon (University of Washington Libraries, 2016)
      The postpartum period can be challenging for many women as they adjust to physical and social changes. Breastfeeding may be more difficult than expected. Additionally, many women may feel that their postpartum body fails ...
    • Modernizing the electric power grid: an analysis of the US Smart Grid policies 

      Faherty, Kiley (2012)
      This research project investigates whether states receiving Recovery Act funding are adopting policies that align with the objectives defined by Title XIII, Sec. 1301 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 ...
    • 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, ...
    • The Nicaragua Canal. Is the Assessment in line with National Environmental Law? 

      Maynard, Lisa (2016)
      In 2013, the Government of Nicaragua approved the concession for a 173-mile canal to the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Group. As the Western Hemisphere's second poorest nation, Nicaragua is attracted ...
    • 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 ...
    • Open Government Data. An analysis of the potential impacts of an Open Data law for Washington State 

      Doyle, David (2015)
      Open data is a growing movement that encourages Governments to open up as many of their data sets as possible, making it freely available and machine-readable, in order to promote and facilitate Governmental transparency ...
    • Ordinary Saints and Monsters 

      Bauer, Ellen Victoria
      Ordinary Saints and Monsters is a collection of short stories all centered on the topic of abortion in North America. The stories of clinic workers, patients, volunteers, and others connected to the topic are included in ...
    • Phrases Of The Moon 

      Paschall, Michael William
      Phrases Of The Moon is a collections of prose-poems, parables, riddles, aphorisms, and short stories linked together to form a web of creative mystery and revelation. Kafka, Borges, Mallarmé, and Nabokov are some of the ...
    • A Poetics of Miscommunication 

      Satlin, Joseph David Louis Alan
      An analysis of the concept of miscommunication in and through literature. Primary sources include the novels of Samuel Beckett and Reader-response theory, particularly in the writings of Wolfgang Iser. This thesis problematizes ...
    • Polishing A Gem On The Surface Of The Sea 

      Gaddis, Grace Kelly (2014)
      Polishing a Gem on the Surface of the Sea is a hybrid work that is non-fiction, creative fiction, fiction and poetry but, for classification purposes, I label it fiction. The narrative and poetry sections focus on grief, ...
    • Predicting Risk of Re-hospitalization for Congestive Heart Failure Patients 

      Agarwal, Jayshree (2013-04-17)
      Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is one of the leading causes of hospitalization, and studies show that many of these admissions are readmissions. Identifying patients who are at a greater risk of hospitalization, can guide ...
    • Prediction and Privacy in Healthcare Analytics 

      Newman, Stacey Caroline
      In the past decade, the United States federal government has made improving the healthcare system a major focus with legislation such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the financial incentives for ...
    • 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 ...
    • Private Browsing 

      Brown, Scott Whittlesey
      Private Browsing is a literary novel about 30-year-old Lauren Donaldson dealing with the death of her twin sister. Lauren learns secrets about her dead sister and struggles with the thought that something is wrong with her ...
    • Probably It Will Not Be Okay 

      Blakeslee, Rebecca
      Why was I so caught up in the “real story”? So certain there was something to be told. So certain there needed to be something holding things together. Where does this desire come from, the desire to impose meaning or ...
    • Professional growth plans for clock hours: Effects of Washington state education policy on student outcomes 

      Cameron, Anne (2011)
      Since 1987 Washington State has mandated a set number of hours of continuing education from approved providers for teachers to maintain certification. In 2005, in an effort to link teacher professional development more ...