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    Dave, Avani
    In a modern era, most of the consumer and industrial electronic devices use High Speed data transfer. High speed data transfer can be achieved with different protocols like I2C, SPI, AGP, PCI, and PCIE. A 32x 32 photo detector data acquisition system . . .
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    Gilmour, Lynn
    This project covers the necessity of Social Media Awareness in the middle school classroom via Digital Citizenship. The main goal of Digital Citizenship is to teach respect, educate about technology and its platforms and protect the students using the . . .
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    Carigga, Jennifer
    Change in the workplace is a regularly occurring factor. In Los Angeles County Public Works, technology has become the most recent trend aimed to increase effectiveness, productivity, and workspace. The amount of electronic methods created to substitu . . .
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    Luo, Ming
    This project introduced graduation recital repertoire in fulfillment of my master's degree. It covers the brief background and music analysis of Johann Sebastian Bach's Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 893, Ludwig van Beethoven's Sonata in D minor, O . . .
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    Alrewaily, Ebtehal
    ABSTRACT NONSTRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION OF IONIC LIQUIDS INVESTIGATED BY 16 DSE NITROXIDE SPIN PROBE By EBTEHAL K. ALREWAILY Master of Science in Physics 16 - Doxyl-stearic acid methyl ester (16-DSE) nitroxide spin probe was used as a model of a long chai . . .
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    Lascelles, Tewa
    The rich historiography of Normandy goes back centuries. Recent scholarship, however, has many researching the formation and early existence of the medieval duchy. The idea of researching the surviving Carolingian and Norman annals along with the duca . . .
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    Blankfield, Alexander Joel
    This study explores the merits of using career oriented programs to enable minority group students to enter economic mainstream as professionals in greater numbers. The core of this study is the Career Opportunities for Youth Programme (C.O.Y.) which . . .
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    Mao, Doudou
    The repertoire of this recital was selected to fulfill my Master of Music in Voice, and to create the illusion of fluid and melodic lines in music and poetry. Pieces are arranged by chronological period, which stretch from the Baroque period including . . .
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    Castillo, Adrian
    Donny is a dark comedy of which a philosophy professor who is finishing his dissertation on freewill, determinism and karma. After an argument over his wife's affair, it leads to her death. Donny will soon be faced with all three philosophies, each pr . . .
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    Figueroa, Erica
    Purpose: The purpose of this research project was to learn about the self-care practices that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are engaged in while also identifying the barriers impeding DACA recipients from implementing self-c . . .
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    Kuddah, Ziad Djakfar bin
    Engine selection plays a Key role in determining aircraft performance. Prediction of aircraft performance as a function of engine selection requires the examination of the pertinent variables. The objective of this study is to parametrically examine t . . .
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    Pleuss, Joseph
    The repertoire for my recital ranged from baroque oratorio to twentieth century French mélodie and focuses on many non-operatic traditions in solo vocal literature. The four sets chosen for this recital represent the following four genres: baroque Eng . . .
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    Ramirez, Rebecca
    ABSTRACT A MEZZO'S JOURNEY: MUSIC THROUGH LANGUAGE AND TIME A GRADUATE VOICE RECITAL by Rebecca Isela Ramirez Master of Music in Music, Performance The repertoire for my voice recital is a representation of music through time, guided by language. Thro . . .
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    Riley, Michelle Jo
    In order to further the study of gender roles as an interacting set, the gender role expectations of 82 married CSUN students and their spouses were examined in terms of the interaction of husband-wife expectations at three hypothesized levels of defi . . .
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    Azidhak, Mahsa
    Fashion is a comprehensive and creative expression. When a fashion collection is developed with cultural inspiration, it is not only adding cultural values but also expressing unique personality and characteristics. This thesis project aims to develop . . .
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    Moffat, Rosemary
    The beginning of the 21st century brought with it many trials, many of which have torn holes in our concepts of community, and created fissures between people. In our search for ways to re-create strong community, this project examined the ways that c . . .
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    Rodie, Warren Wendell
    Owens Valley, lying in eastern California’s Basin and Range Province, is a graben, built through the action of block faulting. Sedimentary deposits of the Tertiary period overlay granitic intrusions of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. The climate . . .
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    Ouyang, Qin
    "Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach, born in 1685, came to be widely recognized as the preeminent composer of the Baroque era, and foremost among the numerous musical members of the Bach family. He established a . . .
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    Labonville, Marie Elizabeth
    This study examines the underworld scenes of the Orpheus operas of Claudio Monteverdi, Christoph Willibald von Gluck, Joseph Haydn, and Jacques Offenbach. The purpose is to discover what similarities, if any, occur among works dealing with the same ba . . .
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    Barnes, Breanna
    Purpose: To establish unique consequences of religious abuse experienced in childhood on mental health and development. Hypothesis: What is the impact of religious abuse on mental health and development? Methods: Systematic literature review utilizing . . .
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    Marshall, Bruce Reginald
    The ubiquitous "energy crisis," brought to the public's attention by the Arab oil embargo of 1973-74, thrusted southern California’s two largest energy utilities unwillingly, and unexpectedly, into the media limelight. For the first time in their more . . .
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    Ali, Mohammad
    The word formation process for English has been the center of much study. However, one area has received less attention than the rest, specifically the word formation process of English personal names. This paper seeks to investigate whether the Engli . . .
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    Ellis, Randall Walter
    The Space Management System is an continuing project at the Aerospace Corporation. The project started when the Facilities requested that I determine the feasibility of acquiring a Facilities Management software package to manage the existing Aerospac . . .
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    Tobenkin, Manami Sugimori
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) was a baroque period composer. "Come and trip it" is from "L'Allegro." This song is a graceful minuet for solo voice and is followed by the chorus. "O sleep, why dost thou leave me" is from the opera, "Semele." This . . .
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    Aguiniga, Elia
    The informal economy refers to a "medium for survival and for making ends meet for people that either cannot find a job in the formal sector, cannot survive economically earning a minimum wage, or simply require extra income" (Rendon, 2016, p.19). The . . .
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    Kadlubek, Amanda
    The topic of love and longing is so vast that it is often articulated through a wide variety of musical expressions. For this program many kinds of love, including religious, altruistic and romantic, are set in French mélodie, German Lieder, Baroque a . . .
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    McCormick, Loretta Antonia
    This thesis, a collection of four shmi stories, attempts to resist the long-standing paradigm in American society that places science in the privileged position of tmth, with an assumed ideology of innate objectivity, while subordinating myths as sole . . .
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    Algiers, Joseph
    Invasive species pose a large threat to native vegetation. Billions of dollars are spent annually on efforts to control invasive species in agricultural and natural settings. Studies have revealed multiple benefits from removing invasives. However, th . . .
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    Whitehurst, Kristen
    The purpose of this exploratory study is to gain information regarding compliance and ethics training programs, as they relate to the ethical climate with public organizations. For this study, the following research questions will be addressed: Does c . . .
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    Danforth, Catherine Pamela
    The purpose of this investigation is to describe a level of urban social dialect as it is typically spoken by the older generation native resident of Northeastern Mannheim. Attention is focused on phonological, morphological, and syntactic variation, . . .
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    Hacopian, Ava
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    Medina, Daniel
    An assistive robotic system is designed in this research for object manipulation to aid people with physical disabilities. This robotic arm design is imported to a simulated environment and tested in a virtual world. The research included the developm . . .
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    Redler, Peggy L.
    This paper documents the operation of one man’s dental practice and the design of an automated dental office management system to meet his requirements and specifications. An Automated Dental Office Management System is an integrated system of program . . .
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    Seigal, Jesse Travis
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of introducing a media-based, embedded cognitive strategy into the classroom instruction of military journalism students who historically have had problems effectively processing the information . . .
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    Rodriguez, Patricia
    ABSTRACT DEVELOPMENT OF A FOOD PROGRAM DESIGN FOR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY RESCUE MISSION TO IMPROVE FOOD INSECURITY AND HEALTH AMONG PARTICIPANTS by Patricia Rodriguez Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences A Triennial Community Health Need . . .
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    Elisara, Unai
    In this grant I will be addressing the need for an expansion of Feleti Barstow Public Library of Pago Pago, American Samoa. This Library is the only library on the island and houses many of the island's cultural and historical artifacts. I am requesti . . .
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    Rice, William Eldon
    This thesis looks at the historical development of computer aided instruction (CAI) both in the United States and internationally, and outlines the technical and human problems involved in implementing an effective CAI system. As an example, it docume . . .
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    Cornejo, Joaquin
    This research pursued the following question: Is there a relationship between self-compassion and coping mechanisms for stress among college students? Stress is something that college students face throughout their academic journey; however, this stre . . .
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    Atmeh, Elias M.
    This project includes the design and implementation of a floppy disk drive exerciser. The design consists of two main parts: Hardware and software. The hardware allows control of drive selection, head loading, track seeking, formatting as well as read . . .
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    Martinez, Nicole
    Los Angeles is one of the most identifiable cities in the world with a well-known image and the appeal of Hollywood; the city draws people from all over the globe. The idyllic depiction of Los Angeles was not always this appealing. The settlement was . . .
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    Blom, Ronald George
    Field spectral reflectance measurements in the 0.45 to 2.45 micron region have been made on a wide variety of plutonic rock types using the Portable Field Reflectance Spectrometer (PFRS) of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Detailed mineralogical i . . .
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    Peng, Yu-Ting
    This thesis is based on the repertoire I performed in graduate recital. This paper includes six pieces: Samuel Barber Piano Concerto, Op. 38, J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in B major, BWV892, Beethoven Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 7, Brahms Klavier . . .
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    Moxley, Rhodey J.
    With the advent of Federal legislation, as defined in the Peer Review Improvement Act of 1982, Title I, Subtitle C of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982, Public Law 97-248, a contract with a organization will be negotiated to provide . . .
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    Young, Michael Edward
    This thesis contains a methodology for implementation of a program budget applicable within institutions of higher education. The purpose of the study is to provide an applied example of program budgeting to an educational institution and show the res . . .
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    Ahmad, Bushra
    Opioids are well known as a pain remedy along with its addictive nature for centuries leading to several waves of opioid epidemic. Qualitative analysis of archival research is done to summarize the factors which contributed to the current opioid epide . . .
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    Garrett, Joshua
    We study the properties of dust in disks to constrain models of planet formation. We measure and analyze the spectral index for the dust continuum emission at millimeter wavelengths for a sample of 24 young disks in the Upper Sco star-forming region. . . .
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    Murguia, Tita
    A major challenge in child welfare and child protection services includes a large number of children living in households with absent fathers. To date, few studies have explored individual efforts by states to engage and involve fathers in child welfa . . .
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    Narayanamurti, Krishna
    Late in Jane Austen’s "Emma," a peculiar scene of harrowing adventure disrupts an otherwise realistic novel. On an early morning walk, Harriet Smith takes a wrong turn into the woods outside the posh village of Highbury. A “gang” of young “gypsies,” p . . .
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    Kimball, Mary Eleanor
    The hypothesis that Graphoanalysis (GA) is a valid predictor of scores on the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey was tested by correlating Graphoanalyses of writing samples from 30 Ss, done separately by two Graphoanalysts (Gs), with results of the . . .
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    Williams, Douglas Joseph
    A study of the statistical correlation between answers given by a randomly selected population of hospital personnel to a communications measuring questionnaire and assumed budget, work performance, and personnel morale indicators was conducted. The q . . .
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    Gilman, Benedicte
    Quantitative content analysis was used to examine coverage of women in a weekly Marxist-Leninist newspaper. A stratified random sample of stories on all topics in three issues from each year of the study was analyzed for variables dealing with both me . . .
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    Gimpel, Barbara
    A multiphasic health screening clinic for the elderly, sponsored by the affiliated committees on aging of Los Angeles, the West District Department of Health services and the West Los Angeles department and the West Los Angeles Community college-Commu . . .
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    Borozan, John Nicholas
    As stated in the title, this thesis is an introductory course of study in New World Archaeology designed and structured for high school students as a one semester course. It is divided into seven teaching units that cover prehistoric culture areas of . . .
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    Cardot, James Otis
    The objective of this thesis was to investigate the hypothesis that the attainment of a Master's Degree in Business Administration is more beneficial than attainment of an advanced engineering degree for the engineer who is assigned the responsibiliti . . .
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    Alber, Eileen Ann Cartwright
    This project consists of the structural analysis of a universal joint suspension system used to provide a frictionless, torqueless, disturbance free support for the spinning mass of a tuned rotor strapdown gyro. The analysis assumed 10 G accelerations . . .
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    Evans, Joan Linda
    Art education has had a low priority in elementary school curriculums. The average elementary classroom teacher's lack of training and experience in art education causes dependence on stereotype approaches, dittos, copying, and tracing in place of ori . . .
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    Nguyen, Thong Doan
    This report presents a prototype CAI (Computer-Aided-Instruction) package for B-trees algorithms (BTAP) that simulates a walkthrough of B-trees algorithms using graphic animation. The BTAP package includes four lessons. They are: retrieval, insertion, . . .
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    Reid, William Taylor
    Maximum and minimum temperatures in the Eastern Mojave Desert are primarily a function of elevation: lower elevations are warmer due to greater compression. Both mean maximums and minimun1s for July change about 8 kelvins per kilometer; January mean m . . .
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    Ingrao, Thomas John
    This document presents an Intelligent CAl package for Dynamic Variables and Linked Lists as used in the PASCAL programming language. It is also an exploration of the meaning and scope of ICAI. The report takes a look at ICAI, considering both its pres . . .
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    Antman, Betty Fox
    In 1972 the A. E. Wright Middle School, Las Virgenes Unified School District received an NDEA grant and organized a reading laboratory equipped with a wide range of multi-media instructional materials. The program adopted was one of individualized ins . . .
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    Alexandre, Laurie Ann
    The John Reed Club was a group of politically radical writers, artists, and journalists, who aligned themselves with the struggles of the working-class and militant left during the early Depression years (1929-1935). The Clubs were in the forefront of . . .
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    Steidly, Carl W.
    This is a syllabus for a one-semester, eleventh grade, advanced mathematics course. Motivation for mathematics rigor is advocated by an emphasis on application and problem solving through the use of various mathematical models.
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    Anderson, Jill Sweet
    This manual offers an integrated curriculum in Academic, Daily Living Skills, and Food Preparation for learning disabled adolescents in elementary secondary education. It is a resource for professionals with detailed information necessary to implement . . .
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    Bairanian, Avetik Alichan
    The "Sentence Understander”, or Natural Language Query Interpreter, will map an English source language into a target representation. The domain of discourse is limited to a form of database query or document retrieval. Data can be retrieved based on . . .
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    Dowling, Jennifer Jane
    During the last decade, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries caused the largest transfer of wealth in history by taking control of the pricing and production of its vast oil resources away from Western nations. This thesis is a qualit . . .
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    Parsons, Patrick Robert
    The thesis applies Marxist economic precepts to the function of the newspaper industry, thereby explaining the industry's economic growth and daily operation. Topics from employment to chain ownership are considered and analyzed in terms of their role . . .
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    Jaimes, Ana
    Female interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD) is a female sexual dysfunction with complex biopsychosocial properties that disturb multiple aspects of young-adult women's life. With the growing research interest on FSIAD, mental health clinicians have advan . . .
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    Chen, Kailin
    The repertoire for my recital includes a range of pieces from the Romantic era to the twentieth century. Some of the genres include Italian art song, German lied, French mélodie, the English art song, and opera arias. These were present in the same ti . . .
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    Bambakyan, Marine
    The purpose of this study is to identify the barriers that prevent older Armenian-Americans aged 55 and over, who live in residential buildings, from accessing mental health services. Limited research exists on the berries older Armenian-Americans enc . . .
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    Tang, Tingting
    Programing art songs and arias of deep emotional expression, from the classical period through the modern period reveals the variety of vocal repertoire, for the soprano voice. Different style periods represent emotional expressions in different music . . .
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    Tran, Patricia
    Clarinetists have a wide array of repertoire in solo and chamber work in which they can challenge themselves with standards to modern virtuosic pieces. Experienced clarinetists desire to be challenged by contemporary virtuosic works. Solo repertoire f . . .
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    Rivera-Krouse, Jaclyn
    Food insecurity occurring within low-economic populations in Greater Los Angeles has been shown to lead to detrimental health outcomes. Multiple approaches have been tried over the years, largely by community based organizations seeking to alleviate h . . .
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    DeHaghin, Maryam
    Daily Food Waste is a recurrent issue across many industries, in specific Universities, Colleges, Schools, restaurants and food service organizations. These establishments have continuously explored the ability to recycle their DFW as a sustainable me . . .
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    Pourmanafy, Ilbret
    By Ilbret Ilo Pourmanafy Master of Public Administration, Health Administration The California Nurses Association (ANA) sponsored the legislative Assembly Bill (AB) 394 to ensure safe staffing for patients in California. AB 394 was introduced by Assem . . .
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    Murphy, Kevin
    Lawsuits against nonprofit organizations can negatively affect the finances and volunteerism rates at many agencies. Established literature does not identify the extent to which lawsuits have negatively affected the operating budgets and volunteerism . . .
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    Brisson, Chelsea
    Quantifying the effects of bacterial communities and temperature on coral-associated endosymbionts adds to our understanding of coral health. Genetic variation in endosymbionts may increase the fitness of the holobiont - coral and associated microbes . . .
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    Gonzalez, Ismael
    Microservices architecture frameworks have been developed by the community of software engineers to solve some of the problems supporting the client-server model. G Remote Procedure Calls (GRPC) is a microservice framework which uses the new HyperText . . .
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    Ouyang, Qin
    "Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach, born in 1685, came to be widely recognized as the preeminent composer of the Baroque era, and foremost among the numerous musical members of the Bach family. He established a . . .
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    Lucatero, Eduardo
    St. Louis, Missouri, December 2016. A young woman is murdered. As the victim's father and the community struggle to make sense of the senseless crime, a couple of detectives investigate the crime. Not far, a lonely bus driver observes the investigatio . . .
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    Vaquilar, Serena
    As a solo instrument, the double bass has a short history thus far. Until the latter half of the 18th century, the repertoire for the double bass was limited to short solos within larger orchestral works; the most notable being solos in the Haydn's sy . . .
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    Recendez, Laura Michele
    The flute is an instrument that can be both delicately beautiful and aggressively powerful, the expressive capabilities of which can be fully explored in the recital setting. Laura Michele Recendez, a student of Sandra Kipp, performed a Graduate flute . . .
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    Sepe, Christine Azzoni
    The goal of this graduate recital was to present a varied program. The artistic performance demonstrated the continued development of piano literature in terms of style and form from the Classic, Romantic, and Impressionistic Periods of music. Represe . . .
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    Johnson, Kelly M.
    In order to generalize the results of stereotyping and discrimination studies to intergroup situations, it is important to attempt to examine simultaneously the many individual variables that have been implicated in this process. Three of these variab . . .
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    Roper, Scott Francis
    In the songs of John Dowland, the transparent texture of the guitar’s polyphonic accompaniment together with the poetic lyricism of the vocal line makes an excellent intimate beginning set in recital. In contrast, Bellini’s bel canto melodies have muc . . .
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    Moore, Jo Ann
    The Department of Defense (DOD) is spending millions of dollars annually providing employees with the necessary training and education required to become certified in the Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP). If an employee occupies a p . . .
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    Mohan, Kalavathy
    This Project presents an easily testable design for Programmable Logic Arrays (PLAs). The design is made in such a way to make the PLAs fully testable. This is achieved by adding extra logic. The extra logic added consists of one shift register, two o . . .
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    Buchanan, Shirley E.
    The historical record shows that the expansion of the United States and the fulfillment of an American national paradigm hinged on the interactions and negotiations that were cultivated with native people.
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    Hsu, Ivan S.
    It is sometimes difficult to purchase an IC to perform the exact function one desires. Generic motor controller parts are usually available, but they contain many useless functions and lack others for specific applications. This project covers the des . . .
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    Sumii, Felicia
    Data was previously collected on 228 incarcerated pregnant women during their MIRACLE project intake interview. During the intake interview demographic data, criminal histories, social histories, and personal and family trauma histories were collected . . .
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    Hoffman, Sarah E.
    Background and Purpose. Students, faculty, and staff at CSUN who are diagnosed with stroke, cerebral' palsy, arthritis and spinal cord injury may face compromised physical access to and within campus buildings, especially if structures were built prio . . .
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    Blauvelt, Serenity
    This project focuses upon designing an intentionally structured group for college men about the multiple expressions of masculinity. Within the project, there is information and exercises that are included to prepare a college professional to facilita . . .
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    Basarkar, Girish Madhav
    The research described in this report is the application of numerical and parameter identification techniques to the pressure and flow data from a group of maximal expiratory flow tests to estimate the mechanical properties of the lungs (pleural press . . .
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    Yang, Wei-Chun
    THE LOTTERY IS A SHORT NARRATIVE FILM CONSISTING OF THREE segments delineating the misconceptions that many new immigrants from Taiwan hold about living in the U.S. The subject matter of these three segments included in this film is respectively: heal . . .
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    Abu Wadi, Ali
    The aim of this study is to fill a considerable gap in Bedouin dialectology by providing a phonological analysis of the Bedouin dialect of the al-Ramadhin subtribe of al-Tayaha in the Naqab Desert (southern Israel) in order to determine the presence o . . .
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    Kosakowski, Cheryl Roraff
    In the early eighteenth century George Frederick Handel turned from the Italian operatic tradition and made a deliberate attempt to appeal to the English middle-class audience through the genre of the oratorio. His libretti were in English and were, f . . .
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    Guerrero, Veronica
    The sole purpose of this project is to emphasize the importance of early preparation for college. Research indicates that Latinos are underrepresented in institutions of higher learning. Furthermore, it also ventures to demonstrate that factors such a . . .
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    Gravelle, Jessica Spike
    While many critics note the numerous musical allusions in Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo, Jack Kerouac's On the Road, and Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey, this thesis examines the appropriation of jazz in particular to these three American texts. . . .
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    Wasef, Rosalie G.
    This project provides the guidelines for the creation of a multicultural classroom and implementation of these guidelines in a classroom of three year old children at Oxnard College Child Development Center. An evaluation of both the manual and the cl . . .
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    Martain-Haverbeck, Veronica
    Tourism, the world's leading industry, can be a tool to promote peace and alleviate poverty for one of the world's most marginalized people, Guatemala's Mayans. Guatemala' s current political and socio-economic situation is rooted in centuries of a de . . .
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    Wong, Lai F.
    Anorexia nervosa is becoming an increasingly common disorder, especially in Western countries where great emphasis is placed on being slim. Fashion models face an exaggerated need to maintain a slim shape not only because their success depends upon it . . .