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    Liang, Haocheng
    Water is a very important component in the environment and it is crucial for many living organisms. When the pH of water is out of its normal range, the ecosystems fail to work. It is extremely important to monitor the pH of environmental waters. Alth . . .
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    Bujosa, Christopher
    A successful running play should not always be defined by the amount of yards that is gained. The run is a powerful tool, and can help open up for longer plays down the field. When I decided to start watching games to find out a reasonable stat to loo . . .
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    Lu, Thuy Vu Dieu
    In this work, we consider finding an optimal solution to a source-seeking problem where an electromagnetic source is to be located by a group of robots. We do not assume knowledge of a theoretical model for the source signal and study the case when si . . .
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    Thai, Andrew
    Phosphorylated sugars are prevalent in metabolic processes and are found in both animals and plants. Studying the function of each provides a better understanding of how biological systems respond to their environment. However, quantification of phosp . . .
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    Perdomo, Emely Giron
    Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a protozoan pathogen named Trichomonas vaginalis (Tv). Tv affects more than 300 million men and women worldwide. It has been shown that neutrophils use a process called trogocytosis to kill . . .
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    Gutierrez, Carlos
    Nitric Oxide (NO) has growing importance due to its biological and environmental relevance. NO interacts with copper metal centers in biological systems to effectively reduce NO to N20, but the mechanism is unknown, and the intermediates are challengi . . .
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    Hoxie, Alexis
    The main goal of the research is to create new catalysts for reducing nitrous oxide, (N2O) which is a greenhouse gas. N2O is mainly produced from fossil fuel combustion and human activities and it has a warming potential up to 310 times that of carbon . . .
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    Nguyen, Nhan
    To support the increasing need for energy and materials, alternative resources beside fossil fuels have been explored. Among these chemicals which are produced from biomass are an excellent alternative due to its sustainable nature. In order to conver . . .
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    Bonnand, Evan
    Synthesis of iron nitrosyl complexes with carbamate ligands Formation of first row transition metal complexes that can bind a nitrosyl group (NO) is of interest for understanding how biological systems reduce atmospheric pollutants, and for future c . . .
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    Courtney, Jessica
    Cultured meat is destined to impact communities on a global scale. By transitioning from livestock meat production to cell based, it is estimated to drastically decrease the use of energy, land, and water being consumed by livestock production, while . . .
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    Loeffler, Meaghan
    While perceptually separate from the other two branches of the federal government, the Judicial Branches' Supreme Court is viewed as an institution abstaining from politics and serving as the largest check on the Executive and Legislative powers. Howe . . .
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    Gonzalez, Dennis
    This paper will discuss the key factors of ecotourism for a effective and successful operation. Ecotourism has become a growing industry for the Global South as they attempt to accelerate their economic development. Academic scholars point towards pol . . .
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    Martinez, Christina
    Equality for women representation has long been an issue in the United States. It is incredible that today in 2020 there is still real concern that Congress may regain control over what women can do with their own bodies. The purpose of this study i . . .
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    Marquez, Valerie
    The criminalization of sex work has a major negative impact on those working within the industry. From being unable to seek legal recourse to facing stigma in their career prospects, sex workers face negative consequences as a result of being a part o . . .
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    Collins, Kevin
    Thought experiments have traditionally played an important role when seeking answers about personal identity. Though common and widely used, some philosophers have questioned the legitimacy of many of these thought experiments. In this paper I engage . . .
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    Nguyen, Kelly
    Through negotiations, one can settle disputes and establish beneficial business partnerships and agreements (c.f. De Dreu, Weingart, & Kwon, 2000). Therefore, being able to negotiate creative and unique agreements is a significant managerial outcome. . . .
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    Ibarra, Abbey
    Abbey Ibarra Is She Safe on the Metro Rail Gold Line? Women's Perception of Safety at the Metro Rail Abstract Women's safety on public transportation has had limited focus in transportation planning literature. In order to address this issue, . . .
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    Landin, Zane
    To better understand how professionals in medical fields are utilizing technology to address mental health. More specifically, I will evaluate the practicality and impact mental health care app's have in addressing the gap between accessibility to pro . . .
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    Jue-Sans, Emma
    This paper seeks to identify the extent to which political scandals impact a president's legitimacy and ability to govern. Focusing on recent scandals, this paper examines the Watergate, Iran-Contra, Whitewater, and Iraq & WMDs controversies. Using a . . .
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    Rosario, Martha
    In October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published an extensive report stating that we have 12 years to make groundbreaking changes to the global energy infrastructure to prevent irreversible damages to our earth's natural . . .
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    Manning, Jeremy
    Social Media companies and their products operate within an as of now unidentified moral structure. I have categorized responsibility to be attributable to different entities. People are responsible and Businesses can be held responsible. Whereas a st . . .
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    Rivera, Yvonne
    Donald Trump has used unconventional means when sharing his social views about ethnic minorities, particularly those within the Latinx and Muslim communities. His use of Twitter demonstrates this, which has caused some to believe his Twitter posts are . . .
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    Gonzales, Christopher
    In coming to understand different theories concerning love, I argue towards an account on a theory of romantic love, to which I advocate five necessary conditions throughout examples portrayed in pop culture and film. First, I argue that romantic love . . .
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    Wong, Kelly
    Women's book clubs in the mid-twentieth-century United States fostered literary communities and establishing libraries. This paper argues that their actual impact extends far beyond that and shapes cultural and political discourse. Hroswitha Club, fou . . .
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    Ikehara, Taylor
    First published in 1997 in Japan, In the Miso Soup connects the dark and difficult life of sex workers in Tokyo to the effect of American capitalism on Japan following the end of the second World War. Miso Soup tells the story of a Japanese tour guide . . .
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    Mcandrew, Andaiye
    In US cities, black, adolescent males are disproportionately more likely to be exposed to gun violence in their communities than any other demographic. In these same communities, the lasting impacts of discriminatory housing policies have resulted in . . .
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    Blackmore, Elizabeth
    In 1971, a group of students from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona created Harvest International, a literary journal promoted to provide a creative writing outlet for students and faculty on campus. However, the journal has had difficul . . .
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    Jakobcic, Morgan
    Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is a play that has captured many audiences and critics attention when it made its debut in 1993. But it was not just the story or characters that drew people in, it was the way that Stoppard toggles between the two timelines wi . . .
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    Del Rey, Dana
    Beginning the late 20th century neighborhood associations emerged as key players in the governance of American cities. Today, Los Angeles boats the largest and most formalized system of neighborhood governance, with 99 elected and publicly funded neig . . .
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    Mosher, Eric
    The knowledge of chemistry is very important to many different fields of science and industry; therefore, we need to optimize how much learning occurs by students within the time frame of a semester. Data has been gathered from the CHM 1220 general ch . . .
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    Flores, Genesis
    Research has demonstrated a continued influence effect which occurs when belief in misinformation persists even after correction. Although several techniques can reduce belief in misinformation, none are able to eliminate belief entirely. In fact, res . . .
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    Tapia, Bryan
    Research has shown that people use conceptual metaphors to represent abstract concepts. English speakers conceptualize time as space via the mental timeline, representing the past on the left and the future on the right. One's orientation of the menta . . .
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    Cooper, Jasmine
    Mental fatigue is the decline in ability that results from prolonged or excessive cognitive activity. There is limited research on mental fatigue, and few studies address its impact on working memory, the ability to maintain and manipulate information . . .
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    Raman, Isabella
    In the present study, we plan to examine the neural correlates of the conscious recollection of long-term memories (LTM). This process is defined as the retrieval of qualitative or associative information during recognition, and a wealth of studies ha . . .
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    Cotter, Beverly
    Rossi and Prystauka (under review) investigated pronoun processing in L2 learners and native speakers of Spanish via electroencephalography (EEG). When processing grammar, the late (L2) learners were found to have alpha and beta oscillations that decl . . .
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    Livingword, Kenneth
    The usage of embedded systems are becoming more and more commonly used for projects and applications because of the ability to connect to the network. This is known as the internet of things (loT). With so many hardware choices out there it can be a d . . .
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    Lee, Tony
    Image processing is among the most rapidly growing technologies. Image processing is a method that allows for operations to be performed on an image in order to modify the image or analyze information within the image. It may be useful to perform imag . . .
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    Guzman, Edgar
    This paper will be illustrating the AWSVI (Advances Walking Stick for the Visual impaired), a friendly, comfortable, light weight smart white cane that detects obstacles and is capable of guiding the individual through a clear space. The ultimate goal . . .
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    Mesri, Bamdad
    This project is focusing on developing a novel finite element program for modeling plates. Plates are structures that are very thin. For example, the skin of an aircraft wing or the fuselage of an aircraft can be modeled using plate theory. In this pr . . .
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    Montesanti, Kyle
    The primary objective of the project proposal had been to physically construct an aesthetically viable Ondes Martenot-like MIDI controller device and to interface the analog input signals from the device to a microcontroller loaded with the accompanyi . . .
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    Le, Kyle
    Engineers have long been on a mission to find the most efficient and reliable power source. Out of their possible solutions, one has proven to be reliable and efficient enough to be used at the small scale on homes, while also at the large scale on en . . .
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    Gabuya, Josephine
    This project discusses the implementation of a fire extinguishing robot that can be controlled to assist a firefighter in scenarios where it is too hazardous for human involvement. This robot can be controlled wirelessly with the use of a phone throug . . .
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    Worsley, Kevin
    Computer vision is a dynamic field, with many applications in a wide variety of industries. Choosing a platform to deploy computer vision algorithms is a complex task, with a massive amount of choice, varying in operating system, computing power, and . . .
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    Garcia, Morely
    TensorFlow and OpenCV are open libraries used for machine learning and image manipulation, respectively. Using these libraries, we develop a Python-based program that implements convolutional neural networks to train for facial recognition. Images for . . .
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    Rajasekaran, Rohith
    Web analytics tools like Google Analytics allow an online business to track where visitors come from and how they interact with the website. Analyzing this information drives marketing and website design improvements, which can lead to traffic and con . . .
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    Camarillo, Alberto
    Previous and Impervious surfaces play an important role in understanding issues that we face today such as climate change, overconsumption of energy, and urbanization. The objective of this research is to collect images from a variety of pervious and . . .
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    Castillo, Leonardo
    Security is a key concern in our daily life.We put digital locks on almost every technology that we own and trust. Knowing that ones personal property is safely protected is a very important factor in feeling safe. Digital key locks are very useful an . . .
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    Dergevorkian, Aram
    The Embedded Lighting Controller is a product meant to allow both hobbyists and professionals to add lighting in a variety of applications ranging from costumes to theatrical props. Lighting is a critical element of performance art, either contributin . . .
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    Willard, Alexander
    An analysis of the performance of the ACE lightweight cryptography (LWC) algorithm on two different systems, an x86/x64 desktop/server using Visual Studio to serve as a reference and a MicroBlaze softcore microcontroller implemented on a Nexys4 FPGA. . . .
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    Moreno, Angel
    This project is on convolutional neural networks and how to implement image recognition on a Raspberry Pi. First, we will go over what a Convolutional neural network is and how it works. Then, we will cover information on TensorFlow and why we are usi . . .