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    • 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
    • ETD Template for LaTeX Users 

      Office of Thesis and Dissertation Format Review; Allen, Edward B. (Mississippi State University LibrariesUniversity Libraries, 2019)
      LaTeX template for Thesis and Dissertation submission. Available only to MSU-affiliated logged-in users.
    • ETD Templates - Microsoft Word 

      Mississippi State University Libraries (Mississippi State University LibrariesUniversity Libraries, 2019)
      Templates for Microsoft Word 2007+ with new automation features to better facilitate writing theses/dissertations. Read the instructions thoroughly before using. Available only to MSU-affiliated logged-in users.
    • Standards for preparing theses and dissertations 

      Office of Thesis and Dissertation Format Review (Mississippi State University LibrariesUniversity Libraries, 2019)
      The thesis or dissertation is a formal research paper presented by a graduate student to the Graduate Faculty at Mississippi State University, who certify that the presented work meets the standards of the academic discipline. ...
    • Mississippi State University Libraries' Long Term Digital Preservation Plan 

      Cunetto, Stephen (Mississippi State University LibrariesUniversity Libraries, 2019-07)
      This document outlines the Mississippi State University Libraries' Long-Term Digital Preservation Plan.
    • Black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) occurring in Mississippi, and their medical, veterinary, and economic impacts 

      Nations, Tina (ProQuestMississippi State UniversityDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant PathologyCollege of Agricultural and Life SciencesOffice of Graduate School, 6/28/2019)
      Little is known about black fly pest species in Mississippi, other than research from the 1930s. A better understanding of the pest species that occur in Mississippi is important for human and animal health. My research ...
    • Characterization of dissolved organic matter and determination of its biogeochemical significance in coastal and inland water bodies 

      Manalilkada Sasidharan, Sankar (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of GeosciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 6/25/2019)
      Dissolved organic matter (DOM) is a major component of natural waters and provides essential nutrients for aquatic organisms. However, excess DOM in the water results in water quality issues and affects the aquatic life ...
    • A geoarchaeological analysis of the 2017 excavations at the Hester site (22MO569) 

      Strawn, James Lewis (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 2019-08)
      The small number and diffuse distribution of sites with intact Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene occupations in the Southeastern United States consequently makes examining Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene settlement patterning ...
    • Sourcing bifaces from the Alexander Collection at Poverty Point (16WC5) using VNIR (Visible/Near-infrared Reflectance) and FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Reflectance) spectroscopy 

      Sherman, Simon III (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of the Graduate School, 8/9/2019)
      Poverty Point is a monumental earthwork center dating to the Late Archaic Period (ca. 3700-3100 Cal BP). The site is well known for its diverse collection of foreign lithic materials indicative of a wide-ranging acquisition ...
    • Multistage 2-DOF rocket trajectory simulation program for freshmen level engineering students 

      Doucet, Zachery (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Aerospace EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019)
      With the growing interest in space exploration, the need for professionals to be prepared for the job is ever more present. This project aims to satisfy that goal by presenting a MATLAB program for use by freshmen level ...
    • The impacts of pregnancy status, abortion risk, and other factors on replacement female values in Mississippi cattle auctions 

      Marshall, Tori (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Agricultural EconomicsCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019)
      A replacement female's value is primarily determined by her reproductive potential and the expected value of calves produced. To improve sales revenues, sellers benefit from understanding the buyers' valuation of physical ...
    • Low-power high-resolution image detection 

      Merchant, Caleb (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-08)
      Many image processing algorithms exist that can accurately detect humans and other objects such as vehicles and animals. Many of these algorithms require large amounts of processing often requiring hardware acceleration ...
    • On gamma kernel function in recursive density estimation 

      Ma, Xiaoxiao (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Mathematics and StatisticsCollege of Arts and Sciences, 8/9/2019)
      In this thesis we investigate the convergence rate of gamma kernel estimators in recursive density estimation. Unlike the traditional symmetric and fixed function, the gamma kernel is a kernel function with bounded support ...
    • If we restore it, will they come? Will they even care? Estimating adult Mississippians' use and non-use value for restoring a culturally and historically significant site in the Mississippi Delta 

      Wells, Kaylee (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Agricultural EconomicsCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019)
      I estimate the total economic value to Mississippians of restoring and re-using the Alcazar Hotel in Clarksdale, MS using a combined travel cost, contingent behavior, and contingent valuation method based on Eom and Larson's ...
    • Assessment of new catalysts for electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide 

      Goel, Ekta (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of the Graduate School, 2019)
      The industrial revolution caused the release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere leading to a climate crisis. The impact of more CO2 in the atmosphere has been experienced by everybody. The summers are longer and ...
    • Human behavioral response to the Younger Dryas in North Alabama: An analysis of the Richard L. Kilborn collection 

      Barlow, Robert A. (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 2019)
      This study is a collections-based project that employs approximately 1,300 projectile points to investigate behavioral response to the Younger Dryas in north Alabama (12,900 to 11,700 BP). I apply a version of the marginal ...
    • Monocot and dicot weed control with mixtures of quizalofop and florpyrauxifen-benzyl in the Provisia(TM) rice system 

      Sanders, Tameka LaShea (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesDelta Research and Extension CenterOffice of the Graduate School, 2019)
      Quizalofop and florpyrauxifen-benzyl are both new herbicides for rice in the midsouthern U.S. Quizalofop is only effective for control of monocot weed species; therefore, mixtures of florpyrauxifen-benzyl with quizalofop ...
    • Examining the Rural Brain Drain: Can Community Colleges Plug the Drain? 

      Oswalt, Katie Laurel West (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Educational LeadershipCollege of Education, 2019)
      The rural brain drain, an event wherein a rural locale's educated youth out-migrates, is speculated to be the root cause of nonmetropolitan human capital exhaustion. This study promotes the speculation that community ...
    • 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 ...