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  • Precision Agriculture GIS Technologies for Mississippi, 1st. Edition 

    Fox, Amelia A.A. (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019-08-20)
    Precision agriculture is meant to improve on-farm efficiency in hopes of ultimately increasing profitability while also protecting the environment. However, this difficult process almost always includes the proper management ...
  • Kidney-Related Operations Research: A Review 

    Fathi, Mahdi; Khakifirooz, Marzieh (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-08-06)
    Operations research and optimization in healthcare and disease modeling have received significant attention in the last three decades. This article surveys several perspectives of operations research techniques in kidney ...
  • Model Mis-Specification of Generalized Gamma Distribution for Accelerated Lifetime Censored Data 

    Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Tseng, Sheng-Tsaing; Fathi, Mahdi (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-07-29)
    The performance of reliability inference strongly depends on the modeling of the product’s lifetime distribution. Many products have complex lifetime distributions whose optimal settings are not easily found. Practitioners ...
  • Observations from MSU - Interview with Dr. John Marszalek 

    Thomas, Maggie (WMSV Mississippi State UniversityUniversity LibrariesWMSV, 2019-05-01)
    Maggie Thomas interviews Dr. John Marszalek, co-author of <em>Hold On with a Bulldog Grip: A Short Study of Ulysses S. Grant</em>, which was selected as the 2019 Maroon Edition book.
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium Spring 2019 

    Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2019-04-16)
    Abstract Booklet from the 2019 Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Decision Support for Smart Manufacturing 

    Fathi, Mahdi; Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Pardalos, Panos M.; Power, Daniel J. (IGI Global: International Publisher of Information Science and Technology ResearchDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-07-01)
    A post-industrial revolution is encouraging the deployment of novel concepts both for designing smart factories and for creating a new generation of monitoring, control and man-machine collaboration systems. In general, ...
  • Ambient-Intelligent Decision Support System for Smart Manufacturing 

    Fathi, Mahdi; Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Ampatzidis, Yiannis; Pardalos, Panos M. (IGI Global: International Publisher of Information Science and Technology ResearchDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-07-01)
    Ambient Intelligence (AmI) refers to a networked environment of computing devices for implementing a "smart" system. AmI is built using sensors and actuators connected through real-time networks. The data and signals ...
  • A Multi-Objective Model for Risk Mitigating in Supply Chain Design 

    Fathi, Mahdi; Nooraei, Vahid; Narenji, Masoud; Mellat-Parast, Mahour; Pardalos, Panagote M. (International Journal of Production ResearchDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019)
    The goal of this study is to recognise various factors for responsive SCs that affect supply risk and model their impact on SC design and operation. We propose a conceptual model for SC responsiveness that encompasses ...
  • Mowing Effects on Woody Stem Density and Woody and Herbaceous Vegetation Heights along Mississippi Highway Right-of-Ways. 

    Entsminger, Edward D.; Jones, Jeanne C.; Guyton, John W.; Leopold, Bruce D.; Strickland, Bronson K. (Journal of Fish and Wildlife ManagementDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center (FWRC), 2019-06-11)
    Roadside right-of-ways (ROWs) undergo regular disturbances such as mowing, maintenance, wrecks, and road developments, which affect soils, groundwater, surface hydrology, and the composition of vegetation. Roadsides can ...
  • Influence of pH on bile sensitivity among various strains of Listeria monocytogenes under aerobic and anaerobic· conditions 

    Rands, Gabrielle; White, Sally J. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that causes the food-borne disease listeriosis and survives the body's natural defenses within the digestive tract, including the acidic conditions and bile. Limited information is ...
  • Measurement of Material Thickness Using X-ray Attenuation 

    Travis, Holly; Gaerlan, Oliver Mikhail H. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    The experiment will measure the thickness of a thin aluminum foil by sending a beam of x-rays through the foil. The thickness of the foil is related to the difference in the intensity of x-rays that pass through the aluminum ...
  • Out of Place: Stories 

    Parker III, Zane D.; Beckwith, Molly (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
  • Media Multitasking in Relation to Cognition and Socioemotional Well-being: A Literature Review 

    May, Kaitlyn; May, Kaitlyn (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    With the rapid expansion of media use by children and adults, media multitasking (engaging in more than one media activity at a time) has rapidly become a lifestyle for American youth (Roberts, Foehr, & Rideout, 2005). The ...
  • Decoding the contents of working memory using EEG provides evidence for the sensory recruitment hypothesis 

    Laudadio, Tony; Brungung, Allison (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Recent fMRI studies have shown that the contents of visual working memory can be decoded from early visual areas, including V1. This result has been interpreted as support for the sensory recruitment hypothesis: the idea ...
  • Why do we laugh when we should cry?...ls it only here in this sad island?: Gender, Affect, and Empire in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Johnston's Fool's Sanctuary 

    Johnson, Ariel; Dennis, Kylie (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    British colonial literature has produced no shortage of the silent woman: she has surfaced in a variety of disguises as the domestic wife, the colonial woman, and the mysterious, exoticized other. For contemporary women ...
  • A Novel Spin-Light Polarimeter for the Electron Ion Collider 

    Hargrove, Shaquela; Mohanmurthy, Prajwal (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    A novel precision polarimeter will go a long way in satisfying the requirements of the precision experiments being planned for a future facility such as the Electron Ion Collider. A polarimeter based on the asymmetry in ...
  • Factors impacting retention among African American students at Mississippi State University 

    Fitchie, Theresa; Johnson, Ariel (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    African American retention is low at the college level, especially at Predominantly White Institutions. Factors such as resources, support systems, aggressions, and racism impact African American enrollment and graduation. ...
  • The Impact of Public Defense Spending and Caseload on Jury Trial Rates 

    Cuny, Zachary G.; Travis, Holly (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Effective Tax Rates: Higher Ratings, Lower Rates 

    Buchanan, A. Zachary; Parker III, Zane D. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeRichard C. Adkerson School of AccountancyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of BusinessHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    In recent years, it has become popular for firms to engage in socially responsible and ethical activities, whether through charitable donations or fair business and employment policy. However, perhaps never before in the ...
  • "Make Margaret Atwood Fiction Again:" Burke's Perspective by Incongruity and the Shifting Image of the Handmaid 

    Brungung, Allison; Hydrick, Morgan (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of CommunicationDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale has been a source of inspiration and warning for readers since the 1980s. However, the novel itself never garnered the kind of attention Bruce Miller's Hulu adaptation has. In ...

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